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Myanmar Janitor Takes Pride in Keeping Factory Tidy For more info 2018-03-01 [Solidarity Center]

Local businesses fret over minimum wage hike 2018-01-18 [Eleven ]

Journalists charged under Official Secrets Act 2018-01-15 [IFJ]

Two detained Reuters journalists to appear in court 2018-01-10 [Myanmar Times]

Flat, room rents rise in Hlaing Tharyar ahead of wage hike for workers 2018-01-10 [Myanmar Times]

National Committee Approves 33% Wage Hike for Garment Workers 2018-01-10 [Sourcing Journal]

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton calls for release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar 2018-01-09 [Reuters]

Two journalists and their two local staff have been released from a Myanmar prison, two months after their arrest 2017-12-29 [ABC]

Reuters reporters stay jailed 2017-12-28 [BBC]

Human Rights Commission Urges Government to Grant Access to Detained Journalists 2017-12-26 [RFA]

Ruling Party Calls Arrests of Two Reporters ‘Entrapment’ 2017-12-20 [RFA]

Reuters arrests. Dark day for journalists in Myanmar 2017-12-20 [Frontier Magazine]

Pressure mounts on Myanmar to free 2 Reuters reporters 2017-12-20 [Nikkei Asian Review]

Two Reuters journalists were arrested in Myanmar last week, and there is still no word on where they are being held. 2017-12-20 [News.com.au]

International reaction to arrest of Reuters reporters in Myanmar 2017-12-20 [Reuters]

Families of Detained Myanmar Reporters Still Await News of Their Whereabouts 2017-12-18 [RFA]

Survey fills information gap on Myanmar garment sector workers 2017-12-15 [Frontier Magazine]

UN Chief: Reporter Arrests Show 'Erosion' of Press Freedom in Myanmar 2017-12-15 [VOa]

Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar 2017-12-14 [Bangkok Post]

Ministry Seeks Agreements With Southeast Asian Countries to Send Maids Abroad 2017-12-12 [RFA]

Labour ministry asks Thailand for further delay of migrant labour laws 2017-12-07 [Myanmar Times]

Magway coal mine accident kills seven 2017-12-02 [Frontier]

Clothing factory ordered to pay 52 workers 2017-11-24 [Myanmar Times]

Civil society spearheads disability employment awareness 2017-11-23 [Myanmar Times]

Factory workers file complaints over wages 2017-11-22 [ Myanmar Times ]

Workers hit hard times after Danyingone brick factory closes 2017-11-20 [Eleven Myanmar]

Court Jails Foreign Journalists For Drone Flight Near Parliament 2017-11-14 [RFA]

Minimum wage debate returns to Myanmar 2017-11-13 [Frontier Magazine ]

Workers welcome changes to social security system 2017-11-13 [Frontier Magazine]

Unions seek K5600 minimum wage 2017-11-05 [Myanmar Times]

Unions seek minimum wage hike 2017-11-05 [Bangkok Post]

Warning shot kills jade miner 2017-10-14 [BNI]

Two Myanmar migrants receive compensation after getting sacked 2017-10-14 [BNI]

150 Myanmar workers stranded without jobs in Thailand 2017-10-13 [Myanmar Times]

Myanmar workers rescued from labour abuses in Chachoengsao 2017-10-13 [The Nation]

Government grapples with child labour issue 2017-10-11 [Frontier Myanmar]

Overview of new Myanmar labour law guide 2017-10-11 [Myanmar Times]

Country Director, Myanmar – Position Available 2017-10-10 [APHEDA]

Proposed New Minimum Wage Between 4,000 to 4,800 Kyats a Day 2017-10-04 [The Irrawaddy ]

Labour ministry wants minimum wage between K4000 and K4800 2017-10-04 [Myanmar Times]

5 things to know about the Rohingya crisis 2017-09-30 [Union Aid Abroad APHEDA]

Long queues: Thailand urges Myanmar to send more officials for migrant worker checks 2017-09-29 [Frontier Myanmar]

Agriculture and Farmers Federation of Myanmar calls for an end to violence and discrimination in Rakhine state 2017-09-28 [IUF]

The Rohingya stuck between despair and insurgency 2017-09-25 [Equal Times]

UNISON suspends Aung San Suu Kyi’s membership 2017-09-21 [UNISON]

Aung San Suu Kyi award suspended by UK union over Rohingya crisis 2017-09-20 [Dhaka Tribune]

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