Myanmar govt, garment industry criticise ActionAid report

In the Yangon region, there is “no abuse or oppression” as alleged by ActionAid and such misinformation can harm the nation’s image, economy and foreign investments, U Zaw Aye Maung, regional minister for Rakhine ethnic affairs and for labour, immigration and population, told a news conference held by Burmese garment manufacturers recently.Aye Maung asked ActionAid to either publicly admit it…

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7-Eleven doubles price of popular servo item

In another blow for Aussies, coffee prices will be bumped up at 7-Eleven stores across the country to address the retail company’s rising operational costs.

A regular cup of coffee at the service station will double in price as of Tuesday, October 4, becoming $2, while large coffees increase to $3 and super cups to $3.50.

Those wanting to save some extra coin, however,…

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