In this week’s Mizzima Weekly…

Mizzima-Weekly-Issue-40NEWS & INSIGHT
3 EDITORIAL
6 IN FOCUS
8 NEWS ROUNDUP
10 CLIMATE RESILIENCE Myanmar works to strengthen communities in face of the negative effects of climate change
12 ADB approves $195 million financing package for resilience development
16 TOUGH LIFE Over 100 cases of murder, death and missing from fishing rafts
18 WORLD BANK REPORT Myanmar to focus on public services for growth and reduction in inequality
20 BIMSTEC chief prioritises disaster management
21 Journalist warns social media hampers good journalism in Myanmar, region at BIMSTEC meet
23 Over 160 nations agree to speed landmine clearing
24 Myanmar on the ‘Banned’ Wagon! The Counterproductive Effects of Sanctions on the Myanmar Military
28 ETHNIC NEWS ROUNDUPS
29 LAST WEEK IN NAY PYI TAW

BUSINESS
30 Investment forum held in Taunggyi
31 Prudential obtains license for Myanmar
32 Hong Kong company set for $500 million electricity investment in Myanmar
33 BUSINESS ALERTS

CULTURE & LIFESTYLE
34 IN FOCUS
36 Delving into the hidden history of Burma
40 Slow and steady hope for near-extinct tortoises
42 Spreading the message
44 Myanmar Fukuoka festival in Yangon
47 WHAT’S ON
DEVELOPMENT
47 Government hopes to eliminate motherto-child transmission of HIV by 2025

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