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                                                  First INDEPENDENT English daily
                                                        TUESDAY, March 11, 2014

 Govt, armed groups

 to draw up ceasefire
                                                                                                                                                          Nation awaits World’s
                                                                                                                                                          Best Tourist Destination
                                                                                                                                                          2014 award

                                                                                                                                                          Ministry-drafted TV and
                                                                                                                                                          broadcasting bill goes
                                                                                                                                                          to Parliament

 Members of the Union Peacemaking Work Committee shake hands with delegates from ethnic armed groups during a conference
 held at Myanmar Peace Center on Sunday. Participants said the meeting "lessened tensions" between the two sides.

 AUNG ZAW TUN,                           “The government and our-          negotiations have been underway        Six senior military officials
 ZARLI MYINT OO                       selves have different ceasefire      without stop during the tenure of   have attended the conference as
 MYANMAR ELEVEN                       drafts. We submitted the Law         successive governments includ-      part of the Union Peacemaking              Search for missing flight
     THE GOVERNMENT and eth-
                                      Khee Lar draft. The government
                                      also has its own draft, so both
                                                                           ing the military government.
                                                                              After months of discussion,
                                                                                                               Work Committee.
                                                                                                                  Although there has been good
                                                                                                                                                          MH370 continues
 nic armed groups have agreed to      sides were holding onto their        the leaders met in Yangon on        progress made so far between               ✪9
 jointly draft the nationwide         own drafts. As it was difficult to   Sunday and Monday. The discus-      the government and ethnic
 ceasefire agreement, following       negotiate like this, we have         sion on Monday focused on dis-      armed groups, both sides must
 negotiations over different drafts   agreed to draft a new agreement      cussion on what topics would be     explain the joint drafts to their          LIFESTYLE
 in the past months.                  by forming a new group with          included in the new draft. Naing    leaders. As a result, the much-
     The decision was made on         people from both sides,” said        Han Tha said the conference has     delayed Hpa-an conference will
 Sunday, the first day of the con-    Naing Han Tha, leader of the         provided many developments to       not be held before the Thingyan
 ference between the government       Nationwide Ceasefire                 consider in implementing the        Water Festival in April.
 and the ethnic armed groups to       Coordination Team (NCCT).            nationwide ceasefire.                  In his monthly regular radio
 negotiate the ceasefire draft.          The initiative is expected to        “We can say that the confer-     speech to the nation in January,
     According to Minister Aung       push forward the long-awaited        ence has given us a starting        President Thein Sein anticipated
 Min, vice-chairperson of the         nationwide ceasefire agreement.      point to move forward after less-   that the next meeting between
 Union Peacemaking Work               In recent years, armed groups        ening the suspicions or worries     the government and ethnic
 Committee, a team will be            have signed individual ceasefire     and tensions between the two        armed groups in Hpa-an, Kayin
 formed with three representa-        agreements with the govern-          sides. The military issue has       state could work out a date for
 tives from the government, three     ment. But a single nationwide        become the main topic. Many         signing a nationwide ceasefire             Yangon’s Regional
 representatives from the parlia-     agreement signed by all groups,      senior military officials have      agreement.
 ment, three representatives from     so that the country can set up a     come here. We can say this is          Critics said that the national
                                                                                                                                                          Government orders
 the military, and nine members       framework for national reconcili-    important because they have         government wants it all done               submission of slogans
 from the Nationwide Ceasefire        ation.                               come to take charge in discuss-     before the general election in
 Coordination Team (NCCT) on             Ethnic armed groups have          ing their sides. If the military    2015, in order to burnish its
                                                                                                                                                          for Thingyan fest
 behalf of ethnic armed groups, to    been in existence for about six      agrees to this, it would become     reformist credentials at the polls         ✪11
 draft the ceasefire agreement        decades after Myanmar regained       stronger,” said Khun Okkar from     and to give President Thein Sein
 together.                            independence in 1948 and peace       NCCT.                               his legacy.
  NATIONAL                                                                                                            MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Nation awaits World’s                                                                                                                                        IN THE
Best Tourist Destination                                                                                                                                    President
                                                                                                                                                            calls for push
2014 award from ECTT
                                                                                                                                                            on returning
                                                                                                                                                            seized lands
                                                                                                                                                               Myanmar’s Vice President
    MYANMAR is beating Cuba                                                                                                                                 Nyan Htun has called for
and Venezula in the race to win                                                                                                                             quicker action on returning
the European Union Council on                                                                                                                               military-seized lands to origi-
Tourism and Trade (ECTT)’s                                                                                                                                  nal owners, according to state
prestigious World’s Best Tourist                                                                                                                            media.
Destination 2014 award.                                                                                                                                        He said that more than
    State-run New Light of                                                                                                                                  150,000 acres of military-
Myanmar reported recently that                                                                                                                              seized lands are slated to be
the council sent a letter to the                                                                                                                            returned to the original own-
Ministry of Hotels and Tourism,                                                                                                                             ers, at a formal meeting held
informing the latter of the deci-                                                                                                                           on March 7 in Nay Pyi Taw.
sion.                                                                                                                                                          The Ministry of Defense
    The award is normally                                                                                                                                   has already returned more
announced in April, and last                                                                                                                                than 50,000 acres of seized
year’s winner was Laos.                                                                                                                                     lands, he said.
    The award is aimed at boost-                                                                                                                               He added that relevant
ing Myanmar’s tourism industry                                                                                                                              government organizations
and promoting tourist attractions                                                                                                                           should offer a comprehensive
in the country, which is famed for                                                                                                                          explanation to the public
its unique cultural heritage not                                                                                                                            about the seized lands that
only in Asia but also in the world,                                                                                                                         have not been returned. He
New Light reported.                                                                                                                                         said they should also fully
    “The award is presented                                                                                                                                 explain whether they’re oper-

based on ethics for tourism                                                                                                                                 ating constructively or not.
industry, safety of tourists and                                                                                                                               The Parliamentary Land
preservation of cultural heritages    Myanmar's unique cultural heritage and tourist attractions are gaining attention around the world.                    Investigation Commission
designated by the UN Tourism                                                                                                                                released a report at the end
Division, Unesco and the              biggest group of visitors to          promotion.”                        of endangered species and                    of February uncovering 745
European Union Council on             Myanmar last year.                       Since introducing the award     areas, especially rainforest eco-            cases of land seizure.
Tourism and Trade,” the daily             While visitors from Laos and      in 2007, ECTT, which draws its     climate.                                     According to the report, more
said.                                 Cambodia can enter the country        members from 27 nations of the         It was also praised for offer-           than 500,000 acres of land
    Myanmar last year welcomed        without a visa, the country is        European Union, has presented      ing to tourists not only a histori-          has been grabbed by the
2.04 million visitors, nearly a 100   planning to offer a similar incen-    the award to seven countries       cal and outstanding cultural                 army, local government
per cent increase from 1.06 mil-      tive to other countries, including    namely Syria, Turkey, the United   experience, but also the possi-              authorities and private com-
lion in the previous year.            Thailand.                             Arab Emirates (twice winner),      bility to explore nature, to con-            panies.
    This year, it hopes to draw 3         Meanwhile, a visa-on-arrival      South Korea, Trinidad and          tribute to ecological preserva-                 The Assistance
million. Measures have been           facility has also been offered.       Tobago, and Laos.                  tion and the opportunity to visit            Association for Political
planned to facilitate the further         Vying to win the title in 2014,      Laos was praised for promot-    extraordinary places, such as:               Prisoners said more than a
expansion in the tourism indus-       Venezuelan Ambassador Victor          ing a new concept of community     the Nam Ngum reservoir,                      hundred farmers had been
try.                                  Ricardo said: “If we succeed to       based tourism, friendly to         Bolaven plateau, Mekong river                detained for protesting the
    In August, it opened more         obtain any of these prizes in         nature, with low ecological        islands, Mekong river boats, Tad             return of grabbed land, since
entry points along the border         2013 and 2014, for our country        impact and preservation of nat-    Kouangsi waterfall and the                   the beginning of 2014.
with Thailand, which formed the       it will be a landmark in tourism      ural biodiversity and protection   famous cave of de Ting.

Rare Tamalan wood being smuggled into China
MYANMAR ELEVEN                                                                                                 Tamalan are successfully evading            smuggling. It’s a kind of hard-
                                                                                                               scrutiny at police checkpoints in           wood, so big companies don’t
   LARGE amounts of Tamalan, a                                                                                 the region, according to several            touch it as it’s prohibited.
type of rare and valuable wood,                                                                                sources.                                       “But I’m not sure whether
are being smuggled out of two                                                                                      “A truck can carry about 20             there are groups under them or
forest reserves in central                                                                                     tons of the wood. It’s a prohibited         not. Trucks fully loaded with
Myanmar despite an official ban,                                                                               wood and it’s smuggled out of               Tamalan are usually out at
according to local people.                                                                                     the forest reserves through                 night,” said a local from
   The two forest reserves are                                                                                 Inndaw into Ruili. The price has            Banmouk.
namely “Mansi” and “Mankat”                                                                                    reached Ks 3 million at least in               “The government banned it
and are located in Sagaing                                                                                     Ruili. Large amounts of Tamalan             three or four years ago. It’s the
Region in the central part of the                                                                              are being smuggled out, and                 same as teak. It doesn’t grow in
country. Locals say the smug-                                                                                  some have been seized, but the              every forest. It usually grows in
glers are using illegal routes to                                                                              smuggling continues. Ethnic                 cold regions. For example, it
send the wood into Ruili, a                                                                                    armed forces are also involved.             doesn’t grow in Bago Yoma, also
Chinese border town with                                                                                           “If they are seized today by            not in Shan State. It mainly
Myanmar.                                                                                                       forest authorities, they’re gone            grows in upper parts of Sagaing
   Tamalan, a hardwood consid-                                                                                 tomorrow. Smugglers even use                Region and Kachin State...” said
ered valuable and scarce that                                                                                  cranes to take the seized wood              a local witness.
grows only in cold regions, is        A forest reserve in Myanmar's Sagaing Region.                            out of the place they’re kept. And             Some analysts fear that tim-
said to be pricier than teak.                                                                                  the security of forest authorities          ber smuggling will continue as
   “Tamalan mainly grows in           for furniture and flooring. A ton     raw. They are smuggling a large    is at risk if they chase after the          there are many illegal border
upper parts of Sagaing Region         of raw Tamalan is worth Ks            amount of Tamalan from “Mansi”     smugglers into the buffer zones,”           routes despite the fact the gov-
and Kachin State. It’s a kind of      450,000 to 500,000. Even teak         and “Mankat,” said locals from     said a local.                               ernment has recently announced
valuable wood. It’s an export         doesn’t get that price. Teak only     Sagaing.                               “The local people and the gov-          that the export of timber logs will
class wood that’s usually used        gets Ks 300,000 for a ton that’s         Trucks fully loaded with        ernment get nothing from the                be banned next year.
MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014   3
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Top leaders’ meetings
may not be enough
NAY TUN NAING                                                                                                                                                    ment. They shouldn’t allow public
ZIN BO LWIN                                                                                                                                                      problems to become more diffi-
AUNG ZAW TUN                              Aung San Suu Kyi                                                                                                       cult to deal with due to their issue.
MYANMAR ELEVEN                            is welcomed by                                                                                                         So for the time being, they should
                                          President of the                                                                                                       find solutions to prevent the prob-
    OVER the past three years,            European Council,                                                                                                      lems from getting worse—whether
President Thein Sein has met              Herman Van                                                                                                             or not Daw Suu meets with
opposition leader Aung San Suu            Rompuy, prior to a                                                                                                     President Thein Sein or a four-sid-
Kyi five times in Nay Pyi Taw,            meeting at EU                                                                                                          ed meeting is held.”
most recently on Sunday.                  Commission
    There are disagreements               headquarters in                                                                                                        Four-sided meeting
between the president and the             Brussels in
National League for Democracy             October 2013.                                                                                                              The Thein Sein government is
chairperson regarding how to                                                                                                                                     awaiting the final report of the
deal with the constitutional                                                                                                                                     Constitutional Review Committee
amendment. On the other hand,                                                                                                                                    formed by the parliament, regard-
poverty among the people has                                                                                                                                     ing constitutional amendments.
grown worse. No disagreement                                                                                                                                     Yet, there is no guarantee of a
between the leaders should be                                                                                                                                    four-sided meeting after that. It is
allowed to make the crisis of the                                                                                                                                assumed that the desire of the
people even worse. Discussions                                                                                                                                   commander in chief may be the
should be held to seek ways to                                                                                                                                   same as that of Thein Sein, but
solve the people’s difficulties,                                                                                                                                 there has been no statement to
this time to involve all other lead-                                                                                                                             that effect.
ers.                                                                                                                                                                 Parliament speaker Thura
    As with the previous meet-                                                                                                                                   Shwe Mann said he is ready for a
ings, the details of what the lead-                                                                                                                              four-sided meeting.
ers discussed on the weekend                                                                                                                                         “If the four-sided meeting is
were kept secret. So the media                                                                                                                                   held and results in a preliminary
and the public were deprived of                                                                                                                                  agreement, amending the 2008
some very important informa-                                                                                                                                     Constitution will be nearer to
tion. But unlike the previous                                                                                                                                    becoming a reality. Since all the
ones, this meeting took place as                                                                                                                                 people across Myanmar are hold-
Myanmar falls into a difficult sit-                                                                                                                              ing out hope for such a meeting,
uation.                                                                                                                                                          we need to hold a four-sided
    Prior to the country’s reopen-                                                                                                                               meeting as quickly as possible to
ing, Aung San Suu Kyi sought and                                                                                                                                 get a draft on how to amend the
had meetings with government                                                                                                                                     constitution,” said Leader Aye
officials, to propose national rec-                                                                                                                              Thar Aung of the Arakan League
onciliation. She met with Senior                                                                                                                                 for Democracy.
General Than Shwe and former                                                                                                                                         Win Tin also noted that the
General Khin Nyunt on September                                                                                                                                  meeting would tell whether the
20, 1994, while she was under                                                                                                                                    military is superior to the govern-
house arrest. Than Shwe and Suu                                                                                                                                  ment or the government is superi-
Kyi met at least two more times,                                                                                                                                 or to the military, or whether they
once in 2000 and once in 2002.                                                                                                                                   are equal.
At the beginning of 2002, high-                                                                                                                                      “We agree with negotiations.

ranking government officials                                                                                                                                     But there should be specific fun-
including Than Shwe and then                                                                                                                                     damentals or policies coming out
Vice-Senior General Maung Aye          first public talk held at the west-    Bangladesh. She has also been          ed a four-sided meeting regarding           of them. Or else we’re afraid the
met with the NLD’s Suu Kyi, Aung       ern gate of the Shwedagon              recognised as a democracy icon         the constitutional amendment,               position will become the same as
Shwe, Tin Oo and Oo Lwin and           Pagoda on August 26, 1988, she         and a world leader with support        but Thein Sein’s administration             before, if the people are not
hosted a dinner for them.              invited the authorities to solve       from the US and the UK.                rejected the idea.                          informed of the results or if there
    Suu Kyi tried to meet with         issues by holding meetings and            Up to 80 per cent of foreign            Somehow, the government and             are no discernable results and
then-Senior General Saw Maung          handling politics with political       leaders and higher-ranking offi-       the military’s attitude towards her         they just meet face to face,” said
during the post-1988 period. At        methods. For the whole time, the       cials who have visited Myanmar to      influence a delay in the four-sided         Colonel Saw Lwin, co-secretary of
the funeral ceremony of Khin Kyi,      political dignity of Daw Suu has       meet with the government have          meeting.                                    the New Karen Party.
mother of Suu Kyi, former Senior       depended on holding meetings           also met with Suu Kyi. While the                                                       To local weekly Messenger, Min
General Saw Maung and Suu Kyi          and solving the issues. Some may       international community regards                                                    Zin said in July that everybody
held a meeting.                        not like it and some may not be        Thein Sein as president of             Top leaders’ meetings                       should be participating in political
    After 2002, there were no          satisfied. No matter what, I           Myanmar, they assume that Aung             The first meeting of Thein Sein         meetings, particularly members of
meetings held between Suu Kyi          believe the development of the         San Suu Kyi is an international        and Suu Kyi pointed out the pro-            the 88th Generation, or ethnic
and top government officials. After    meeting idea shows that Daw            leader.                                gress in relations between them             leaders.
the Saffron Revolution, Suu Kyi -      Suu’s aim is true,” said                  While they treat her as a           and appeared to signal good pros-               “There can be no binding
then still under house arrest - held   Hanthawaddy Win Tin, patron of         national leader, at home, she is       pects. But it seems as relations            agreement if she attends these
discussions with then Labour           the National League for                treated as an ordinary MP.             between Suu Kyi and Shwe Mann               meetings alone. After her, who will
Minister Aung Kyi, who is now          Democracy.                                                                    have grown warmer, relations                take her place? All these efforts
Information Minister. Suu Kyi met                                             Treatment at home                      between her and the president               will disappear and be for nothing,”
with Aung Kyi three times in 2007,     International interest                                                        have grown colder.                          Min Zin said.
another three times in 2008,                                                     In a Union Day dinner held on            “There is a power struggle and              “These meetings should be
twice in 2009, and no less than            After years of house arrest, she   February 12, Suu Kyi attended the      different views between the ruling          institutionalised instead of being
three times in 2010. In November       was finally released in November       dinner as an MP and had to wait        elite, especially between Daw               personalised. Only if this happens
2010, Suu Kyi was freed from           2010. It was also after her release    to greet the president just like the   Aung San Suu Kyi, President                 will such meetings be able to con-
house arrest.                          that the West started to relax         others.                                Thein Sein, Senior General Min              tinue without her. To the best of
    Since her release, and in addi-    sanctions.                                During Army Day ceremonies,         Aung Hlaing, and Thura U Shwe               my knowledge, I’m not sure that
tion to her meetings with Thein            The Nobel laureate has             she has been allowed to attend as      Mann,” said Min Zin, a Myanmar              she met with U Thein Sein and U
Sein, Suu Kyi has also met several     received support from many coun-       an ordinary MP.                        affairs analyst who is doing a PhD          Shwe Mann as Daw Aung San Suu
times with Union Assembly              tries including those in western          Yet, meetings with top officials    in political science at UC Berkeley         Kyi or as the NLD’s chairperson
Speaker Thura Shwe Mann, both          Europe, Australia, South America,      or foreign leaders did not smooth      in the US.                                  during these meetings. This needs
inside and outside the parliament.     India, Israel, Japan, South Korea,     things out. The NLD, led by Suu            “Politely speaking, their main          to be clear if the national reconcil-
    “During Aung San Suu Kyi’s         the Philippines, Indonesia, and        Kyi, this past November demand-        issue is the constitutional amend-          iation is to be achieved.”
MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014   5
                                                                               KYAT EXCHANGE
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                                                                                               US $               968    977

                                                                                               Euro ¤         1,342     1,355                                                                            6
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                                                                                               Source: KBZ Bank

Upper House to oversee
TV and broadcasting bill
NAY HTUN NAING,                                                                                                                                                             be from Ks 10 million to Ks 50
SOE MIN HTAIK                                                                                                                                                               million. Properties directly related
MYANMAR ELEVEN                                                                                                                                                              to the case can be confiscated as
                                                                                                                                                                            public’s treasure.
    MYANMAR’S Ministry of                                                                                                                                                       The bill contains provisions
Information had unilaterally                                                                                                                                                during the transition period.
drafted a television and broad-                                                                                                                                             Exemptions have been given to
casting bill and submitted it to                                                                                                                                            Shwe Than Lwin SkyNet and
the Upper House of Parliament                                                                                                                                               Forever companies including FM
yesterday.                                                                                                                                                                  radio stations.
    The bill was unveiled by                                                                                                                                                    Broadcasting organisers run-
Deputy Minister Paik Htwe and                                                                                                                                               ning media services before provi-
MPs are required to submit their                                                                                                                                            sions are in effect must apply for
names to Parliament by March 21                                                                                                                                             a licence in accord with the law
if they want to discuss the draft                                                                                                                                           within two years starting from the
bill.                                                                                                                                                                       day on which the bill is enacted.
    According to the provisions in                                                                                                                                          For the agreements that go
the bill to which Eleven Media                                                                                                                                              against the law, necessary
gained access to read, the                                                                                                                                                  amendments and preparations
Information Ministry has sought                                                                                                                                             must be complete during the des-
opportunities to protect its                                                                                                                                                ignated period to be conformity
media outlets’ interest while                                                                                                                                               with the interest of the people and
broadcasting companies close to                                                                                                                                             the provisions prescribed in the
the ministry will be given special                                                                                                   Deputy Information                     law. Notifications, orders and
and favourable treatment.                                                                                                            Minister Paik Htwe                     directives released before the law
    The 36-page bill with 14 chap-                                                                                                   speaks during a                        that is in effect will remain to be
ters says the establishment of                                                                                                       parliamentary session.                 followed as long as they don’t go
broadcasting agencies requires a                                                                                                                                            against the provisions prescribed
letter of recommendation from                                                                                                                                               in the law.

the TV and Broadcasting Council.                                                                                                                                                At present, the Ministry of
And a permit is to be sought from                                                                                                                                           Information allowed SkyNet,
the higher level National TV and                                                                                                                                            Forever and radio stations such as
Broadcasting Development                be formed with nine members.                        Those who want to engage in         to invest not more than 30 per-             Myodaw FM, Mandalay FM,
Committee.                              Those nine members will come                    broadcasting services must apply        cent of capital.                            Cherry FM, Shwe FM, Pyinsawady
    The committee’s chair will be       from 18 tentatively selected—nine               to the committee through the                The law disallows dual busi-            FM, Padamyar FM, Bagan FM and
the information minister while the      by the president and nine others                council for a licence. There are        ness of print media and broad-              Thazin FM to run broadcast
minister for communications,            by the Union Parliament. Those                  three kinds of licence— a seven-        casting media. The private broad-           media.
information and technology will         who receive largest support for                 year licence for radio broadcast-       casting organizers must submit a                In the agreement signed
act as vice chairman. The director      their credentials will reportedly               ing, a 10-year licence for TV           budget report at the end of the             between SkyNet and the
general of the information and          become council members.                         broadcasting and a 15-year              year. The report must include               Information Ministry, the former
public relations department                 In theory, the council members              licence for TV and broadcasting         market situations, name list of             enjoyed a 96 percent and the latter,
under the information ministry          can be freely chosen. Above the                 programmes and services, says           shareholders, profit-sharing ratio,         4 percent. The SkyNet signed the
will function as the secretary.         council is the information minis-               the bill.                               operational result, operation of            agreement with the Information
    The committee members will          try and the National TV and                         Licence fees must be paid for       enterprise and financial matters            Ministry on July 28 in 2010. The
be the deputy information minis-        Broadcasting Development                        commercial TV broadcasting ser-         and the secrets of enterprise, the          ministry allowed the SkyNet to run
ter, the director of public relations   Committee, which is to be formed                vices. However, state-owned TV          prescribed bill said.                       broadcasting media for 33 years.
and psychological warfare under         with high-ranking government                    and broadcasting enterprises,               Limits are also found in the            Under the pretext of less income
the defense ministry, the deputy        officials.                                      which are to be transformed into        private broadcasting advertise-             and high cost in the start of opera-
home affairs minister, the deputy           The bill also says the council’s            public service media, will be           ments. Only 12 minutes per hour             tion, the SkyNet got exemption
science and technology minister,        funds can be raised in three ways               exempt from licence fees.               must be transmitted during the              from the profit given to the State
the chairman of the TV and              — state assistance, contributions                   The bill also restricts appoint-    transmission hours of commercial            and general taxes to be paid to the
Broadcasting Council, the chair-        with no string attached and                     ing foreigners as top manage-           advertisements.                             State from 2010 to 2013.
man of the Public Service TV and        money earned from services. The                 ment official for broadcasting ser-         The television and broadcast-               Although The Daily Eleven
Broadcasting Governing Body             council’s budget must come                      vices. Foreigners can be hired          ing council is responsible for              raised several questions to the
and one representative each from        under the budget of the informa-                only for the jobs needing special       monitoring and checking whether             concerned ministry, it did not
TV Broadcasting Entrepreneurs           tion ministry. Although it is stated            expertise.                              operational code of conducts will           receive transparent answers.
Association and the Computer            that the council shall not be                       According to the bill, Myanmar      be followed or not. Under the rec-              Tint Swe, director-general of
Professionals Association.              under the influence of the minis-               citizens, who have official regis-      ommendation of the council, it              the Ministry of Information, did
    Under the National TV and           try, nevertheless, the council has              trations, can enjoy the right of        has the rights to give punishment           not reply an exact answer as to
Broadcasting Development                the duty to submit matters to the               capital and investment in broad-        as to management. Licence can               the question of The Daily Eleven
Committee will be the TV and            committee regarding its power                   casting services but foreigners or      be revoked as a highest punish-             at the press conference held last
Broadcasting Council, which will        and rights.                                     foreign organisations are allowed       ment and the maximum fine will              October.

Parliament rejects 200% tax                                                              of drinkers is on the rise in
                                                                                         Myanmar, resulting in more
                                                                                                                                holic drinks] are very dangerous
                                                                                                                                for future generations of the
                                                                                                                                                                               The parliament voted to keep
                                                                                                                                                                            the rates unchanged.

increase on tobacco and alcohol                                                          crimes and alcohol-related health
                                                                                         problems. She added that tobac-
                                                                                         co usage increases healthcare
                                                                                                                                country. We should impose more
                                                                                                                                tax on them as an effort to put a
                                                                                                                                stop to consumption.”
                                                                                                                                                                               Another proposal from MP Ko
                                                                                                                                                                            Gyi (Aung Myay Tharzan) called
                                                                                                                                                                            for a 50-per cent tax increase on
                                                                                         costs for the country by causing          Minister of Finance Win Shein            imported palm oil and related
 MYANMAR ELEVEN                         ment voted Monday to maintain                    more cases of cancer.                  replied that such a high rate of            products. That proposal was also
 Nay Pyi Taw                            the current “vice tax” rates.                       “If we want to reduce the local     increase could lead to tax eva-             rejected by the parliament.
                                        Myanmar currently imposes a                      consumption of such products,          sion. He said that Myanmar’s tax               Privileged local companies
    THE UNION Parliament has            100-per cent tax on cigarettes                   we need to impose more taxes on        rates for such products are rela-           such as Shwe Than Lwin, IBTC
 rejected a private member’s bill       and a 50-per cent tax on other                   them. If we want more consump-         tively higher than the ASEAN                and businesses associated with
 that proposed a 200 per cent tax       tobacco products and alcohol.                    tion, we should decrease the tax,”     regional average, and that the              “Pepsi” Thein Tun were granted
 increase on tobacco products and          National League for                           said Khin San Hlaing, submitting       government’s current tax rates              permission to produce such
 alcohol beverages.                     Democracy MP Khin San Hlaing                     her proposal at the parliament.        compare favourably with interna-            goods after the new government
    Instead, members of parlia-         (Pale Township) said the number                     “[Tobacco products and alco-        tional standards.                           was sworn in.
 MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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                             Green Hill Hotel             Micasa Hotel Apartment                                   Bangkok Airways (PG)
                             No. 12, Pho Sein Road,       Tel: 951525001                ART GALLERIES                                                 BUS SERVICE             GOLF COURSES & CLUBS
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951255122, 255265
                             Tamwe Township, Yangon       Fax: 951525002                                           Fax: 951255119
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                             com.mm                                                   Website: www.ulungywe.                                      Web: eliteexpresshigh-
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                                                                  BEACH                                            China Eastern Airlines
                                                                                                                                                                             Tel: 951640086, 641342-3
                             Royal White Elephant                                                                  (MU)
                             Hotel                        Amata Resort & Spa                                       Tel: 95231647, 28909
                             No-11, Kan Street, Hlaing    (Ngapali Beach)             Golden V alley Art Centre                                   JJ Express (Ygn-Npt)
                                                                                                                   Fax: 95231647
                             Tsp. Yangon, Myanmar.        Email: sales-aureum@        Tel: 951513621                                              Tel: 95973123572-3         Dagon Golf Club
                                                                                                                   Email: new7star@gmail.
                             (+95-1) 500822, 503986       myanmar.com.mm              Email: gvartcentre@myan-                                                               Tel: 951635449, 03135174
                             www.rwehotel.com             Web: www.thebesthotelin-    mar.com.mm
                                                                                                                   Web: www.celair.com
                                                          myanmar.com                 Web: www.gvmyanmarart-                                      Man Shwe Pyi (Ygn-Mdy)
                             MGM Hotel                                                centre.com                                                  Tel: 951709420, 254483-4   Hanthawaddy Golf Driving
                             No (160), Warden Street,                                                                                                                        Range
                             Lanmadow Tsp, Yangon,        Aureum Resort Spa                                                                                                  Tel: 951502894, 502896
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951203059, 298145
                             Myanmar. +95-1-212454-9      Tel: 951399341-5,           Hinnthar Art Gallery                                        Myat Mandalar Tun (Ygn-    (Ext 202, 206)
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951296272
                             www.hotel-mgm.com            9597311170-1                Tel: 951537833                                              Mdy)
                                                                                                                   Email: lyk-evaair@myan-
                                                          Fax: 951399346              Fax: 951511926                                              Tel: 951727617,
                             Savoy Hotel                  Email: aureumpalace@        Email: myanmarorchid@                                       9592050915-6               Myanmar Golf Club
                                                                                                                   Web: www.evaair.com
                             129, Damazedi Rd,            myanmar.com.mm              gmail.com                                                                              Tel: 951661702, 665531,
                             Kamayut Tsp.                 Web: www.thebesthotelin-                                                                                           652082
                             Tel: 526289, 526298          myanmar.com                                                                             Shwe Nan Daw(Ygn-Mdy)
                                                                                                                   Golden Myanmar Airlines
                                                                                      Northern Breeze Art Gal-                                    Tel: 951214148, 214150
                                                                                                                   Tel: 959732560607,
                             Sweet Hotel                                              lery                                                        (Ofice)                    Oakkalapa Golf Resort
                             73, Damazedi Road, San       Aureum Palace Hotel &       Tel: 951218148,                                                                        Tel: 951570942-3
                                                                                                                   Email: info@gmairlines.
                             Chaung Tsp,                  Resort (Ngapali)            9598624593,
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                                                          Fax: 954342413                                                                          Mdy)                       Pun Hlaing Golf Club
                             Sedona Hotel                 Email: aureu-beach@                                                                     Tel: 951701615, 706071     Tel: 951684020-24
                             Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd,         myanmar.com.mm              Orient Art Gallery                                                                     Fax: 951684025
                                                                                                                   Indian Airlines Limmited
                             Yankin. Tel: 666900                                      Tel: 951502745,
                                                                                      09450002081                                                 Shwe Sin Set Kyar (Ygn-
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                             Strand Hotel                 Aureum Palace Hotel &       Email: thantzin1964@                                        Bgn)                       Royal Mingalardon (Golf
                             92 Strand Rd.                Resort (Ngwe Saung)         gmail.com                                                   Tel: 95973092272           & Country Club)
                                                                                                                   Airport 951650574
                             Tel: 243377                  Tel: 954240217-20                                                                                                  Tel: 951639447,
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951248175
 ACCOMMODATION               Fax: 289880                  Fax: 954240223                                                                                                     098636395
                                                                                                                   Email: air.india.inairindia.
                                                          Email: ngwesaungfo@         Studio Square                                               Sein Mya (Ygn-Lashio)      Fax: 951639395
Alfa Hotel                   Summit Parkview Hotel        aureumpalacehotel.com       Tel: 951557448,                                             Tel: 95973134007           Email: dgolfrmgcc@gmail.
                                                                                                                   Web: www.indianairli-
No. 41, Nawaday St,          350, Ahlone Rd, Dagon                                    095019366                                                                              com
Yawmingyi Qr., Dagon         Tsp. Tel: 211888, 211966                                 Email: tartie4@gmailc.om
Township,                                                 Bay of Bengal               Web: www.studiosquar-                                       Shwe Lashio (Ygn-Lashio)
Yangon, Myanmar.             Thamada Hotel                Resort(Ngwe Saung)          egallery@gmail.com                                          Tel: 95973146467-8         Yangon Golf Club
                                                                                                                   Malaysia Airlines (MH)
Tel: +951377960-7(8 lines)   5, Alan Pya Phaya Rd,        Tel: 951664463, 650099,                                                                                            Tel: 951635563, 635617,
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951387647, 387648,
Fax: +95 1 377970            Dagon. Tel: 243639,          650021                                                                                                             635842
                                                                                                                   241001 Ext 120-122
Email: alfahotelyangon@      243640                       Email: info@bobresort.com   Sunlower Art Gallery                                        Shwe Kabar (Ygn-Taung-
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951241124
gmail.com                                                 Web: www.bayofbengal-       Tel: 9598515132                                             Gyi)
                                                                                                                   Email: lin.thar@malaysial-
www.alfahotelyangon.com      Traders Hotel                resort.com                                                                              Tel: 951637560, 706242     Yemon Golf Resort
                             223 Sule Pagoda Rd.                                                                                                                             (Hlegu)
                                                                                                                   Web: www.malaysiaair-
                             Tel: 242828                                                     AIRLINES                                                                        Tel: 951563055, 625370,
                             Fax: 242838                  Bayview Beach Resort                                                                    Moe Kaung Kin(Ygn-         625373
                                                          Tel: 951504471                                                                          Monywar)
                             Winner Inn                   Fax: 951539348, 534728      Aerolot Russia Interna-                                     Tel: 951722355, 704685
                                                                                                                   Myanmar Airways (UB)                                             JEWELLERY
                             42, Than Lwin Rd, Bahan      Email: hotel@bayview.com.   tional Airline
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951373828, 374874,
                             Tsp. Tel: 503734, 524387     mm                          Tel: 951294006, 392579
Asia Plaza Hotel, Yangon     email: reservation@win-      Web: www.bayview-myan-      Email: apt@mptmail.net.                                     Ye Aung Lan (Ygn-Thant     Aung Zabu Aye Jewellery
No. 277, Bogyoke Aung        nerinnmyanmar.com            mar.com                     mm                                                          we)                        Tel: 951240996, 256411
San Road, Corner of 38th                                                              Web: www.apt-travel.com                                     Tel: 951727379, 721261     Ext 490, 9598609458,
                                                                                                                   Myanmar Airways Int’l
Street, Kyauktada Town-      Yuzana Hotel                                                                                                                                    5009458
ship, Yangon, Myanmar.       130, Shwegondaing Rd,        Belle Resort Chaung Tha                                  Tel: 951255260
Tel: (951) 391070, 391071    Bahan Tsp, Tel: 01-549600    Tel: 951510117, 519488      Air Asia Travel Service                                     Shwe Pwint Phyu (Ygn-
                                                                                                                   Ticketing Ph: 255180-81
Reservation 391070                                        Fax: 951519488              Centre                                                      Magwe)                     MK Gems Co., Ltd.
                                                                                                                   666379 (Airport)
(Ext) 1910, 106              Golden Hill TowersY                                      Tel: 9512518856, 95261529                                   Tel: 951725174,            Tel: 951538643, 507382,
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951255305, 665946
Fax: (951) 391375. Email:    24-26, Kabar Aye Pagoda                                  Email: atsc.ygn@asia-                                       95973006819                507094
hotelasiaplaza@gmail.com     Rd, Bahan Tsp.               Golden Beach Hotel          globaltravel.com                                                                       Fax: 951507094
                                                                                                                   Email: marketing@maiair.
                             Tel: 558556 Email: ghtow-    (ChaungTha)                 Web: airasia.com                                                                       Email: mkgems@yangon.
                             er@mptmail.net.mm.           Tel: 951246146,                                                                         Soe Moe Aung (Ygn-Maw-     net.mm
                                                                                                                   Web: www.maiair.com
Aureum Place Hotels-                                      9595200564                                                                              lamyaing)                  Web: www.mkgems.com
Resorts                      Marina Residence             Fax: 951246146              Air Bagan Ltd. (W9)                                         Tel: 951600356, 639455
Tel: 951399341-5             8, Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd,      Email: goldenbeach-         Tel: 951504275-6, 513411                                    (Ext 311)
                                                                                                                   NOK Airlines
Fax: 951399346               Mayangone Tsp.               chaungtha@gmail.com         Fax: 951515102                                                                         She Shines Gems & Jewel-
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951255050, 255021,
Email: salesaureum@          Tel: 6506 51-4               Web: www.goldenbeach-       Email: info@airbagan.com.                                                              lery
                                                                                                                   959420095434                         COSMETIC
myanmar.com.mm               Fax: 650630                  chaungtha.com               mm                                                                                     Tel: 951543324, 548832
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951255051
Web: www.aureumpalace-                                                                Web: www.airbagan.com                                                                  Fax: 951544867
                                                                                                                   Email: kasitad.sat@nokair.
hotel.com                    Micasa Hotel Apartments                                                                                              Global Sky Co Ltd          Email: sheshinesgems@
                             17, Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd,     Myanmar Treasure Resort                                                                 Tel: 951504491,            gmail.com
                                                                                                                   Web; www.nokair.com
                             Yankin Tsp.                  (Ngwe Saung Beach)          Air China Co Ltd.                                           95973036852                Web: sheshiinesjems.com
Aung Tha Pyay Hotel          Tel: 650933, Fax: 525002     tel: 954240225,             Tel: 951655882, 666112
Tel: 951378663, 378664                                    9514482087-8                Fax: 951655883
                                                                                                                   Silk Air (MI)
Fax: 951376120               Sakura Residence             Email: ngwesaung@myan-      Email: airchinagn@gmail.                                    Integral Co Ltd            VES Gems & Jewels
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951255287289,
Email: aungthapyayhotel.     9, Inya Rd, Kamaryut Tsp.    mar.com.mm                  com                                                         Tel: 951521080 Ext 118,    Tel: 951661902, 666770
                                                                                                                   951665279 (Airport)
com                          Tel: 525001. Fax: 525002                                 Web: www.arichina.com                                       95933393113                Email: mvespay@gmail.
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951255290,
Web: www.aungthapyay-                                                                                                                             wwwfacebook.com/just-      com
hotel.com                    The Grand Mee Ya Hta         Ngwe Saung Beach Hotel                                                                  beyondmm                   Web: www.ves-myanmar.
                             Executive Residence          (Central)                   All Nipon Airline (NH)                                                                 com
                             372, Bogyoke Aung San Rd,    Tel: 954240211-6            Tel: 951255412-3
                                                                                                                   Thai Air Asia
Avenue 64 Hotel              Pabedan Tsp.                 Fax: 951248003              Fax: 951255416                                              Khattaroo Co Ltd           PEST CONTROL TEAM
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951251885, 251886
Tel: 9516569129              Tel: 951-256355 (25 lines)   Email: CENTRAL.YGN@         Web: www.ana.co.jp                                          Tel: 9519660952,
                                                                                                                   Email: rgntaa_rgnsairasia.
Fax: 951507401                                            mptmail.net.mm                                                                          95973059468
Email: info@avenue64ho-                                   www.centralhotel.com                                                                                               Leo Pest Control Team
                                                                                      Asiana Airline (OZ)                                                                    (Diamond Win Co., Ltd.)
tel.com                      SERVICE APARTMENT
                                                                                      Tel: 951371382-3                                            Mya Kyar Khine Co Ltd      Tel: 951571397,
                                                                                                                   Thai Airways Int’l (TG)
                             Golden Hill Tower            Sandoway Resort (Nga-       Fax: 951255416                                              Tel: 9519660952,           9598620450, 73019750
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951255491-9 (Airport)
Business Alliance Hotel      Tel: 951558558-76            pali)                       Email: asiana@myanmar.                                      95943084503                Email: leo.pest.control@
                                                                                                                   951663884 (Cargo)
Tel: 951524844               Fax: 951558557               Tel: 951294612, 200883      com.mm                                                                                 gmail.com
                                                                                                                   Fax: 951255490,
Email: hotelbah@gmail.       Email: ghtower@mptmail.      Fax: 951203497              Web: www.lyasiana.com                                                                  usw-leo@yangon.net.mm
com                          net.mm                       Email: reservationsando-                                                                Tafa Trading Co Ltd
                                                                                                                   Email: sales@thaiairways.
                             Web: www.goldenhilltower.    wayresort.com                                                                           Tel: 951216796-7,
                             com                          Web: www.sandowayre-        Asian Wings Airways                                         95943087690                  PLEASURE CRUISES
                                                                                                                   Web: www.thaiairways.
Centara Hotel                                             sort.com                    Limited
Tel: 951524844               Marina Residence                                         Tel: 95973135991-3,
                             Tel: 951650651-4                                         951515261-64                                                 COMPUTER SERVICE          Amara River Cruise
Fax: 951248003
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                                                                                                                   Vietnam Airlines (VN)
mail.net.mm                  Email: marina@mptmail.       pali)                       com                                                                                    Email: sales@maynmar-
                                                                                                                   Tel: 951255066, 255088,
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                             Web: www.marinaresi-         522861, 95973203584         com                                                         panies                     Web: www.amaragroupmy-
                                                                                                                   Fax: 95155086
                             denceyangon.com              Fax: 951242652                                                                          Tel: 951248167, 379875,    anmar.com
                                                                                                                   Email: info.vmrg@gmail.
                                                          Ngapali: 954342266,                                                                     399011
Chatrium Hotel Yangon                                     42277, 42288                                             Web: vietnamairlines.com
Tel: 951544500               M.G.M. Hotel & Restaurant    Email: rsv@silverbeachn-    Austraian Air Line                                                                     Dora Cruise
Fax: 951544400               Tel: 951212454-9, 212199,    gapali.com                  Tel: 951700894,                                             Matrix Computer & Mobile   Tel: 951531313, 505665
Email: info.chry@chatrium.   221342                       Web: www.silverbeachnga-    95973193410                                                 Tel: 951245580,            Email: doracruise@fast-
com                          Web: www.hotel.mgm.com       pali.com                    Fax: 951371722                                              95973051679                mail.fm
                                                                                                                                                                             Web: www.cruiseinmyan-
8                                                                                                                                      MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014


Junior Helpdesk Technician (ATM)
Job Description:
                                                              URGENTLY REQUIRED
onsite troubleshooting hardware & network problems            Executive Secretary (Myanmar)
of ATM                                                        Role & Responsibilities:
repair & fix problems
                                                                                                                                                    Technician for Medical Equipment
user support                                                  •Perform general secretarial tasks
installation of system, OS and programs                       •Do document translation and prepare presentation
monitoring ATM network                                        •Make appointment, arrange business travel and accommodation hotel                    Responsibilities & Accountabilities
                                                              •Take a minutes of Board of Director meeting                                          -Providing Pre- Sales support by discussing Medical
Job Requirement: (Male Only)                                  •Organize daily schedules and appointments                                             Products & solutions with the target customers
Hold the bachelor degree in computer science or tech-         •Coordinate with people both inside and outside company                               -Instructing customers on the use of machines.
nology or IT                                                  •Analyze and review the document before present to Top Management                     -Planning maintenance schedules.
Age not greater than 25                                       •Organize and maintain the document filling system                                     -Providing customers with problem solving services re-
Able to work overtime & night shift                           •Liaising with colleagues and external contacts to book travel and accommodation;      lated to machines, either via the phone or with onsite
Able to travel                                                •Organizing and storing paperwork, documents and computer based information;           support.
Able to work at least 3 years in the bank                     •Handle other assignment from Top Management                                          -Ensuring customer satisfaction and confidence through
Additional IT related certificate holders are preferable                                                                                              superior service engineering support.
Location: Yangon                                                                                                                                    -Assisting the sales team, dealers and authorized service
                                                              Qualiications Required:                                                                contractors with technical knowledge.
                                                              •Bachelor Degree or Higher Business Administration, Professional Secretarial Educa-   -Preparing and arranging documents relating to quota
How to Apply for this job?                                    tion or related fields
Call our office and apply over the phone: 014411 361 /                                                                                               tions,
                                                              •Myanmar Nationality                                                                  -Coordinating with and monitoring authorized service
014411 362/ 09 31349834                                       •Female, Age not over 32
 Email your CV to cv@myjobs.com.mm (and put the                                                                                                     contractors and dealers in relation to service and main-
                                                              •At least 5 years secretarial experience or related field                              tenance work.
job title in the subject)                                     •Good command of both English & Myanmar (Speak & Write & Read)                        -Other duties as assigned by the Manager
                                                              •Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Email)
                                                              •Pleasant personality, good attitude, good interpersonal skill and communications
                                                              •Enthusiastic, highly responsible                                                     Qualiications:
                                                              •Mature, proactive and able to work under pressure                                    -Male, aged 22-30 years old.
                                                              •Base in Myanmar                                                                      -Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electronic, Electrical
                                                                                                                                                    or Biomedical).
                                                              Contact Name: Khun Waranun Monpengpinij                                               -Good command of the English language.
                                                              E-mail: waranun@dtac.co.th                                                            -Experience of using the PC system.
Finance Executive                                                                                                                                   -Must have strong interpersonal skills and be customer
Key Responsibilities                                                                                                                                focused.
-Ensure timely, accurate and proper accounting and                                                                                                  -Possess good explanatory skills and have problem solv-
reconciliation of general ledger accounts and suppliers                                                                                             ing abilities.
account on monthly and annual basis                                                                                                                 -Able to drive with a valid driving license
-Planning, Coordinating Financial analysis of new pro-                                                                                              -Able to travel in local area.
jects. Verification and passing of supplier’s bills servic-
es bills and expenses vouchers of Brewery.                                                                                                          Requirements:
-Ensure proper settlement of sales team, SC team and                                                                                                -Total years of working experiences preferred: 3 years+
head office team’s expenses claims.                                                                                                                  in international companies
-Ensure proper accounting of Advertisement & Pro-                                                                                                   -Total years of in the job experiences: 5 years in medical
motions, processing of A&P bills, payment settlement                                                                                                equipment field
and reporting.
                                                              ABC headhunter Company Limited has been established in 2013 with vision
-Verification and passing of fixed assets suppliers bills                                                                                             How to Apply for this job?
and payments.                                                 to become ‘Top Executive Headhunter’ in Thailand and across Asia. With our
                                                                                                                                                    Call our office and apply over the phone: 014411 361 /
-Managing the financial commitments of CARLSBREG               extensive experience in Human Resources Management, Process Improve-                  014411 362/ 09 31349834
MYANMAR including cash flow management, foreign                ment, Social sourcing, Executive Headhunt Services, we developed sourcing
currency commitments and bank relationships, Timely
processing of payments and release of cheques to sup-         methodologies which allow us to provide headhunting services for all levels,
pliers, services and employees. Preparation of bank           across industries, and access every corners throughout Thailand. Within 2
reconciliation statements for all banks at the location       years from our establishment, we aim to extended our services to cover every
-Maintaining Petty Cash.
                                                              corners throughout South-East Asia and Asia within 5 years respectively.
Position Functional skills requirement
-Good communication skills                                    We offer our executive headhunt services at competitive charges with above
-Strong functional knowledge
-Good team player
                                                              the-market guarantee period. Should you have any needs for Executive for
-Hands on experience in preparing sales accounts and          Headhunt Services, please do not hesitate to contact us.
-Experience in dealing with sales business partners/          Networking Engineering
-Experience in dealing with tax authorities.                  Career Objective:
Position qualiication and working experience
                                                              To manage all testing activities related to network, to assure quality of net-
CPA / Masters degree 2-3 years of experience in MNC           work rollout and implementations, against standard and technical require-
– FMCG/Pharma                                                 ment as per plan and design.
-Experience in ERP package based accounting and MS
word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.                                 Your responsibility:                                                                  A leading multinational FMCG company with operations
-Experience in dealing with sales customers, Tax au-          1. Monitor the development of testing plans for all testing activities related        in over 190 countries worldwide with the key vision od
thorities and Banks.                                          to network, to ensure that all activities by vendors are performed efficiently         adding vitality to everyday life of people, is looking for
                                                                                                                                                    suitable candidates for the following positions as part of
How to Apply for this job?
                                                              and effectively.
                                                                                                                                                    it’s expansion plan in Myanmar.
Call our office and apply over the phone: 014411 361 /         2. Provide a guideline and assist on the development of test environment and
014411 362/ 09 31349834                                       test case scenarios to support and facilitate test execution.
Email your CV to cv@myjobs.com.mm (and put the job            3. Manage all testing activities for all network elements, to ensure comple-          Brand Manager
title in the subject)                                         tion and smoothness of rollout activities as per plan.
                                                              4. Ensure that all network infrastructure, platform, and equipment are prop-          Job Objectives
                                                              erly installed in regards to plan and designed specifications, as well as ensure       -To execute and monitor integrated above the line and
                                                              that network will be to deliver the desired performance.                              below the line in practical and timely fashion by coor-
                                                                                                                                                    dinating with internal and external parties to achieve
                                                                                                                                                    shared objectives
                                                              Qualiications:                                                                        -To manage portfolio of assigned brands to fit with local
TOA Paint Myanmar Co.,Ltd.                                    1. Bachelor’s or higher in Telecom/ Electronic Engineering or related field.           market needs by ensuring sustainable profitable Gross
Job Description                                               2. At least 12 years of experience of instrumental, testing.                          Profit (variant, pack size, etc)
1. Produce the products refer to operation plan to meet       3. Excellent understanding of network operational processes and a good                -To manage annual and monthly budget (Advertising
quality, quantity and requirements in accordance to           knowledge of control disciplines such as programmable logic controllers               & Promotion) for assigned brands to align with top line
timely manner                                                                                                                                       growth
                                                              (PLC), distributed control systems, supervisory control and data acquisition
2. Produce the quality products to align with companypolicy                                                                                         -To get consumer insight in order to develop the right
3. Machinery and equipments as well as personnel are          (SCADA), and advanced process control (APC).
                                                                                                                                                    marketing plan (6Ps) by utilizing 6Ps lever growth model
well perform operating                                        4. Able to advise management on all issues related to control and testing and
                                                                                                                                                    -To build brand awareness & effective brand visibility
4. Reduce and aware of cost of production and maintain        produce business proposals for new projects.                                          -To coordinate with concerning budget owners i.e. Trade
machine to be ready in use                                    5. Must be very good at creative problem solving and be able to work with             Marketing to ensure delivering of trading result
5. Practice and work with safety and security control         high level hardware and software
6. Strictly behave under company rules & regulations          6. Good business skills and commercial awareness.
7. Performance on responsibilities and strictly behave un-                                                                                          Qualiications
                                                              7.Excellent communications skills with proficiency in English language.                -MBA in marketing/international business management
der company rules & regulations
8. Other duties may be assigned as required                   Industry: Telecommunication                                                           or other graduate with strong relevant experiences
Qualiications                                                 Location: Thailand                                                                    -Strong time management, systematic thinking analyti-
High school or Diploma                                                                                                                              cal skill and accurate working
Good interpersonal skill                                      Interested candidates, Please send your application together with your own            -Good command of English and Computer literacy
Able to speak English is preferable                           resume (in MS.Word/ Excel/ PDF format), recent photo, current and expect-
How to Apply                                                                                                                                        How to Apply for this job?
                                                              ed salary to: IT@Headhunter.asia                                                      -Call our office and apply over the phone: 014411 361 /
Interested person please email resume with current
and expected salary,recent photo to:                                                                                                                014411 362/ 09 31349834
                                                              ABC Head Hunter Co.Ltd                                                                -Email your CV to cv@myjobs.com.mm (and put the job
HRBP-Overseas Business,
Email: hrbp-op@toagroup.com                                                                                                                         title in the subject)
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                                                                                                                                                              plane used stolen passports
                                                                                                                                                              has put a spotlight on
                                                                                                                                                              Thailand’s status as a pass-
   VIETNAMESE search & res-                                                                                                                                   port forgery haven.
cue forces will today expand                                                                                                                                       The mysterious disappear-
their operation for the missing                                                                                                                               ance of a Malaysia Airlines
Malaysian passenger plane to                                                                                                                                  plane and reports that two
the west of Con Dao Island,                                                                                                                                   passengers used passports
185 kilometres off the coast of                                                                                                                               that tourists had lost while in
the southern province of Ba                                                                                                                                   Thailand — an Italian and an
Ria-Vung Tau.                                                                                                                                                 Austrian — has put a spotlight
   Yesterday, it set up com-                                                                                                                                  on the country’s status as a
mand office at Phu Quoc                                                                                                                                       haven of near-authentic pass-
International Airport to coordi-                                                                                                                              port forgery.
nate the search for the miss-                                                                                                                                     Fake passports could be
ing Malaysian jetliner.                                                                                                                                       used for human trafficking,
   Vietnam’s Defence Ministry                                                                                                                                 terrorism, and transnational
has deployed 17 aircraft and                                                                                                                                  crimes such as drug or weap-
35 ships of various types from                                                                                                                                ons trading, but it came as no
the Air and Air Defence Force,                                                                                                                                surprise because Thailand is
the Navy, the Maritime Police                                                                                                                                 open to tourists from many
and the Border Guard to the                                                                                                                                   countries. Once a passport
sites where oil slicks without                                                                                                                                goes missing, the affected
origin were located to scour                                                                                                                                  tourist can apply for a new one
for a missing Malaysian pas-                                                                                                                                  easily at his or her embassy, a
senger jet.                                                                                                                                                   national-security source said.
   Malaysia Airlines flight                                                                                                                                       “Criminal activity involving
MH370 vanished from radar                                                                                                                                     passports is relentless and the
early on March 8 somewhere                                                                                                                                    authorities are trying to crack
at sea between Malaysia and                                                                                                                                   down on them. It’s noticeable
Vietnam about an hour after                                                                                                                                   that those using passports for
taking off from Kuala Lumpur,                                                                                                                                 terrorism mostly use pass-

bound for Beijing. On board                                                                                                                                   ports issued from countries
were 227 passengers and 12          Members of the public pen tributes for missing flight MH370 at the Kuala Lumpur International                             that have no embassy in
crew members.                       Airport. No wreckage has been found despite a massive, international air and sea search.                                  Thailand — like former Soviet
   Deputy Minister of                                                                                                                                         republics or small African
Transport Pham Quy Tieu                                                                                                                                       countries — because it is diffi-
instructed relevant agencies to     every effort to find the                  the People’s Liberation Army         boats and rubber dinghies.                 cult for the authorities to
continue making preparations        Malaysian Airlines jet, Flight            navy is searching for signs of       The Ministry of Transport’s                check back if there is no
for the search and rescue           MH370, which has been miss-               survivors, having arrived at         ship South China Sea Rescue                embassy for the individual in
operation while stressing the       ing since early Saturday morn-            the suspected crash site at          115 arrived at the suspected               question,” the source said.
need to enhance security and        ing along with more than 150              3.50am on Monday, three              crash site on Monday and has                   The illegal activity here
control at the airport.             Chinese passengers.                       hours earlier than expected,         begun to search the area.                  appears to involve whole or
   Meanwhile, Chinese officials        Missile frigate Mianyang               according to a statement                 The largest patrol vessel in           partial passport forgeries, as
asserted that China is making       from the South Sea Fleet of               released by the navy.                the South China Sea, Haixun                well as broke tourists selling
                                                                                 The ship has been using all       31, which departed from Sanya              or renting passports for
                                                                              of its detection apparatus in        on Sunday afternoon, will                  money — typically about
                                                                              the hunt for the missing air-        arrive on Tuesday afternoon,               US$1,000-$2,000.
                                                                              craft, including optical instru-     carrying 50 rescuers and                       “It’s hard to check because
                                                                              ments to search for floating         equipment such as a helicop-               the passports are sold or rent-
                                                                              debris.                              ter and sonar systems.                     ed voluntarily by the holders,
                                                                                 Liu Honghu, captain of the            Rescue vessel South China              who then report their pass-
                                                                              Jinggangshan, said the ship is       Sea Rescue 101 will also join              ports missing or stolen and
                                                                              sailing at full speed and those      the search on Tuesday after-               apply for a new one,” he said,
                                                                              aboard are “racing against           noon.                                      adding that this selling or
                                                                              time to search for and save              Hordes of domestic and for-            renting of passports was
                                                                              our compatriots and the other        eign reporters have flocked to             reported in Khao San Road in
                                                                              people on board.”                    Phu Quoc island district.                  Bangkok.
                                                                                 There are 10 divers, 51           Security has been tightened at                 Fake identity cards are also
                                                                              marines and 14 medics on the         the country’s largest airport              sold openly on this tourist
                                                                              ship, he added.                      Tan Son Nhat in HCM City.                  strip.
                                                                                 Missile destroyer Haikou              As from March 8 night,                     Meanwhile, a source at the
                                                                              and amphibious landing craft         additional checking measures               Immigration Police revealed
                                                                              Kunlunshan set off at about 4        have been applied at both                  that passport-forgery gangs

                                                                              pm on Sunday from two ports          entry and departure gates,                 that use Thailand as a produc-
Vietnamese military personnel prepare a helicopter for a search               in southern China, carrying 50       especially those for overseas              tion base often changed pho-
and rescue mission at a military base on the island of Phu Quoc.              marines as well as assault           flights.                                   tos and inserted fake pages
                                                                                                                                                              into authentic passports sto-
                                                                                                                                                              len elsewhere and sent here

 Authorities not ruling out mid-air explosion theory
                                                                                                                                                              for forging.
                                                                                                                                                                  Forged passports are
                                                                                                                                                              reportedly sold for 10,000-
                                                                                                                                                              20,000 baht.
 THE STRAITS TIMES                  Abdul Rahman said such possi-                He was responding on a               “A total of 34 aircrafts and 40             The other popular method
                                    bilities were not being discount-         whether the authorities were         vessels from different nations             is forging a whole passport
    The Malaysian authorities are   ed as authorities were investing          narrowing down investigation to      are part of the search and res-            using a laser printer, with such
 exploring all angles in investi-   at all angles.                            focus on the two possibilities.      cue operation,” he said.                   fakes selling for 3,000-4,000
 gating the missing MH370 flight,       “We are not ruling out the               In the third day of operations,      Rahman also quashed                     baht each, the source said.
 including the possibility the      possibility but the main focus is         Azharuddin said the search and       reports that a door of the air-                These were hard to detect
 plane might have experienced       to find the plane.                        rescue area have been expanded       craft was spotted near Vietnam             and required expertise to
 mid-air disintegration or explo-       “Such theories are being              to the straits of Malacca, in line   waters.                                    sport, as passports from vari-
 sion.                              explored but we have to avoid             with air turn-back theory.              “We already checked with our            ous countries have different
    Department of Civil Aviation    from speculating on the matter,”             “All agencies are coordinating    Vietnamese counterparts ... the            features.
 director-general Azharuddin        he told a press conference.               efforts as we speak.                 report is not true,” he said.                                — THE NATION
  ASEAN+                                                                                                                 MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014

China eyes plan to free
up interest rates
                                                                                                                                                              Taiwan authorities
                                                                                                                                                              confirm terrorist
    China is set to fully liberalise                                                                                                                          threat made against
its interest rate within one or two
years, in a bid to further reform
                                                                                                                                                              Beijing airport
the financial sector, the Central                                                                                                                                 Taiwan's National Security
Bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan                                                                                                                                  Bureau (NSB) confirmed yesterday
said on Tuesday at a news brief-                                                                                                                              that it recently received warnings of
ing during the two sessions.                                                                                                                                  a possible terrorist attack centred
    "We will let the market play its                                                                                                                          on Beijing Airport.
dual role in interest rate liberali-                                                                                                                              However, NSB Director-general
zation. That's for sure," Zhou                                                                                                                                Tsai Der-sheng said he believes the
said. "Deposit rate is set to ease                                                                                                                            warning is not related to the disap-
within one or two years. It's part                                                                                                                            pearance of a Malaysia airliner last
of our plan."                                                                                                                                                 Saturday.
    He added that interest rates                                                                                                                                  “We received on March 4 infor-
will possibly go up, but will even-                                                                                                                           mation that indicates that terrorists
tually level in the longer term                                                                                                                               may be planning attacks on Beijing
due to market forces and compe-                                                                                                                               International Airport,” Tsai told
tition.                                                                                                                                                       reporters yesterday on the sidelines
    Financial reforms, including                                                                                                                              of the Legislature's National
yuan globalisation, banking regu-                                                                                                                             Defence and Foreign Affairs
lations, private equity, debt risks                                                                                                                           Committee.
control, will be launched with                                                                                                                                                    -THE CHINA POST
zeal, although some steps may
take three or five years, Zhou                                                                                                                                Nationwide fibre optic
    The country has stepped up                                                                                                                                network set for

its efforts to push for economic                                                                                                                              completion
reforms in recent years, rolling
out a slew of measures and regu-                                                                                                                                  Laos’ project to install an
lations in the process.                 Chinese officials have stepped up efforts to push for economic and regulatory reforms.                                underground fibre optic network is
    "Reforms in other fields,                                                                                                                                 set for completion late this month,
including rural reforms, resource                                                                                                                             and will significantly advance
distribution and economic open-         However, the level is only about 1    The other one is in Shenzhen,       private capital market, according           telecommunications infrastructure
ing-up, will also involve financial     percent in China.                     providing casualty insurance to     to Xiao.                                    in Laos. Officials in charge are now
reforms," Zhou added. "We will             For instance, the Wenchuan         every citizen against earthquake,       In the foreign exchange, five           finalising the Lao National
get them done step by step."            earthquake caused 845.1 billion       typhoon and tsunami.                measures are carried out to                 Transmission Backbone Network
    Establishing an insurance sys-      yuan ($137.84 billion) in direct         The main theme of 2014's         reform the exchange manage-                 project, it was reported yesterday
tem that covers catastrophic            economic losses, but insurance        tasks is to improve multi-level     ment, to provide a convenient               by the Head of the project's
events is an important and              covered only 2 billion yuan,          system of the capital market,       platform for trade and invest-              Installation and Repair Division, Mr
urgent task for the Chinese gov-        accounting for 0.2 percent, said      said Xiao Gang, chairman of the     ment.                                       Khanxay Sibounheuang.
ernment, said Xiang Junbo, pres-        Xiang.                                China Securities Regulatory             By reforming the import and                 The state-funded project,
ident of the China Insurance               Two pilot projects have been       Commission,                         export receipt verification sys-            developed by the Ministry of
Regulatory Commission.                  prepared. One is in Yunnan prov-         China will also further deepen   tem, the average time of a single           National Defence, is set to provide
    Globally, about 30 to 40 per-       ince, providing property insur-       the reform of bond market,          transaction has been shortened              advanced services within the
cent of disaster losses are cov-        ance to more than 500,000 rural       develop futures markets and its     to less then 10 minutes from                telecommunications sector in Laos.
ered by the insurance system.           households against earthquake.        derivative market and boost the     more than 20, he said.                          It is also expected to generate
                                                                                                                                                              considerable revenue for the state
                                                                                                                                                              budget by providing services to
                                                                                                                                                              businesses, which are large
                                                                                                                                                              consumers of telecommunications

Study to ease housing purchase rights
VIET NAM NEWS                           national practices.                   Committee Phan Trung Ly             Committee for National Defence
                                                                                                                                                                                -VIENTIANE TIMES

                                                                                                                                                              Pope Francis to visit
HA NOI                                     There were two main opinions       remarked that overseas              and Security Nguyen Kim Khoa                Korea Aug 14-18
                                        about the housing ownership of        Vietnamese, who were allowed to     stated that it would be compliant
    More people and organisa-           foreign individuals and organisa-     enter the country, basically had    if any foreigner, who is allowed to             Pope Francis will visit Korea
tions, including overseas               tions in Vietnam, Dung stated.        the same housing-related rights     legally enter Viet Nam, can buy             from August 14-18 on an invitation
Vietnamese and foreigners, will            Some agreed with the Article       as Vietnamese living in the coun-   and own houses, especially now,             by President Park Geun-hye and the
be eligible to buy and own hous-        155 of the proposed amended           try. Under the proposal, foreign    as Viet Nam is quite open in                Catholic Church of Korea, Cheong
es in Vietnam. This is one of key       law that is "any foreigner who is     individuals and organisations       allowing foreigners to enter the            Wa Dae said Monday. The pope will
contents of the amended                 allowed to enter Vietnam and is       allowed to stay and operate in      country. It signed agreements to            meet the president and attend an
Housing Law that members of             keen to own a house in the coun-      Viet Nam can own houses             exempt visa for citizens of 75              international gathering by Catholics
the National Assembly Standing          try will have the right to buy and    belonging to housing projects       countries and territories around            from Asian countries to be held in
Committee examined yesterday,           own it."                              during their valid duration out-    the world.                                  Daejeon during his five-day visit.
which was the first working day            Others urged to have stricter      lined in their investment licence       The proposed amended hous-                  “The upcoming visit by Pope
of its 26th session.                    requirements in place for hous-       for organisations or individuals    ing law is also expected to tackle          Francis, a symbolic figure of
    Construction Minister Trinh         ing ownership of foreigners to        can own houses for a period of      the shortcomings of the current             (someone who has lived) a poor but
Dinh noted that the increased           ensure national defence and           50 years. The duration can be       law, which was enforced eight               honest life and (upheld)
coverage and conditions for over-       security and avoid cases wherein      extended and they can lease         years ago and solve the rising              neighbourliness, will be an
seas Vietnamese and foreign             foreigners take advantage of the      their houses.                       problems including planning,                opportunity to deliver the message
individuals and organisations to        policy to control the domestic            Ly reported that the NA Law     management, and restoration of              of love and peace to the northeast
buy and own houses in Viet Nam          housing market. For instance,         Committee agreed with the poli-     apartment buildings, financing              Asian region,” the presidential
is aimed to attract talented,           foreigners staying lawfully in Viet   cy that allowed more overseas       for housing development, and                office said in a statement.
resourceful, and experienced            Nam for a period of at least three    Vietnamese and foreigners to        mechanisms or incentives to                     Catholicism is now the third-
people to further develop the           months will be allowed to own         have an opportunity to own hous-    boost the development of social             largest faith in Korea.
country, boost economic integra-        houses.                               es in Viet Nam.                     housing for disadvantaged and                              -THE KOREA HERALD
tion, and will be in line with inter-      Chairman of the NA Law                 Chairman of the NA              low-income individuals.
  ARTS&CULTURE                                                                                                 MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Yangon’s Regional Government
to clear Thingyan fest slogans
                    But local artists criticise proposed committee scrutiny as form of censorship
MYANMAR ELEVEN                                                                                                                                        The tradition of reciting popu-
YANGON                                                                                                                                            lar slogans that reflect the expe-
                                                                                                                                                  riences of the previous year goes
    Artists have criticised the                                                                                                                   back centuries but was only rein-
Yangon Regional Government for                                                                                                                    stated in 2012. During the mili-
seeking to censor slogans ahead                                                                                                                   tary junta era, the authorities
of the Myanmar New Year in                                                                                                                        often ordered certain slogans
April.                                                                                                                                            impermissible and requested lyr-
    The regional government                                                                                                                       ics to be approved in advance.
released a statement on March 5                                                                                                                       Many artists found it hard to
in their newspapers that the lyr-                                                                                                                 believe that such censorship was
ics for slogans used in the                                                                                                                       still being practiced.
upcoming Thingyan festival have                                                                                                                       “The character of slogan is
to be submitted in advance to a                                                                                                                   not to rebel against the present
scrutinising committee before                                                                                                                     government. It simply depicts
March 20.                                                                                                                                         the things happened in one year
    “Last year, we had to submit                                                                                                                  period. Now that there are limita-
like this. We couldn’t say those                                                                                                                  tions, I couldn’t believe our coun-
banned words during the enter-                                                                                                                    try is practising democracy,” said
tainment. This year, we have to                                                                                                                   Bay Lu Wa.
submit the lyrics of slogans in                                                                                                                       Thingyan slogans usually
advance. It means that we are                                                                                                                     depict the experiences of the
not experiencing real freedom,”                                                                                                                   previous year. Slogans also
said Kyaw Thu, Chairperson of                                                                                                                     reflect a certain freedom of
Free Funeral Service Society.                                                                                                                     speech to be able to say what
    The Thingyan festival will be                                                                                                                 happened freely.
celebrated on April 7 to mark the                                                                                                                     Myint Swe was acting com-
1375 Myanmar New Year tradi-                                                                                                                      mander of Yangon Region during
tionally with water sprayed on                                                                                                                    the previous military junta is now
celebrating crowds from pavil-                                                                                                                    Yangon’s chief minister, leading

ions set up in many towns and                                                                                                                     many to believe that the regional
cities for artists to sing and                                                                                                                    government is still reflecting the
entertain.                          A group of artists perform traditional slogan-singing during last year's Thingyan Festival.                   old ways of censorship.

    Film to co-star                                                                                                        2013 Missosology Awards
    Myanmar and                                                                                                      Beauty queen
    Thai actors
                                                                                                                     Khin Wint Wah
         The chairperson of Media 7, Wai
    Min Maung has said he was grateful to
    Thailand’s deputy minister of culture
    for promising to assist a joint-produc-
                                                                                                                     nets popular
                                                                                                                     online honour
    tion including prominent artists from
   Myanmar and Thailand.
        The film which will be shot by
   Media 7 is to be directed by Lu Min
   and will star Sai Sai Khum Hlaing
   from Myanmar, Davika Horne — who                                                                                  MYANMAR ELEVEN
   also starred in Pee Mak — and Mos, a                                                                              YANGON
   well known singer and actor from
   Thailand.                                                                                                            Myanmar beauty queen Khin Wint Wah has received
        “As a commemoration of friendly                                                                              the Missosology Award 2013 on Wednesday from a
   ties between the two nations, [deputy                                                                             Philippines-based beauty pageant website.
  minister] said he will provide more                                                                                   "This is the first time a Myanmar representative has
  help in shooting the film such as ask-                                                                             been awarded by the popular Philippines-based website
  ing the Thailand performers to give                                                                                so I'm very proud and happy," said Khin Wint Wah.
  priority to this film and set aside spe-                                                                              "I've only received this award due to the support from
  cific dates, give tax free when shoot-                                                                             Myanmar fans. I want to thank all my fans."
  ing in Thailand’s prominent places                                                                                    The Myanmar model was chosen through a website
  and arrange to meet with Thailand                                                                                  poll as well as site officials together with participants
  movie producers for showcasing the                                                                                 from the Miss Supranational beauty pageant held in
  film in Thailand,” said Wai Min Maung.                                                                             Belarus last year.
       In addition, Moe Sett Y, Miss                                                                                    "She was selected because she has all the qualifica-
  Myanmar Universe 2013 has been                                                                                     tions of a Miss, which is to be beautiful and elegant, in
  offered to take part in the film. The                                                                              both the photos and outside,” said an official from the
  script was written by director Min Htin                                                                            website. The Missosology models will be visiting

  Ko Ko Gyi.                                                                                                         Myanmar to help train participants for the Miss Golden
                                               Khin Wint Wah credited fan support for winning the award.             Land Myanmar beauty pageant.
12   MYANMAR ELEVEN, Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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