Myanmar: Passports easier to obtain

Myanmar: Passports easier to obtain
It costs US$ 25. In the past, obtaining or renewing a passport was a complex procedure and many applications were arbitrarily rejected. The actual passport is only five pages down from a previous 14 pages. Officials claimed they reduced the pages to …
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Jessica Twentyman meets: Palo Alto's open data evangelist
After 25 years in the US, his accent may be distinctly transatlantic, but he was born and raised in Dublin. His father … “We all interface with government and we all know the frustrations, whether we're renewing our passport or paying a parking …
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Bahamas Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie to be inducted onto MLK Int
“We invite Bahamians in the area to join us as we celebrate this historic occasion. In fact, we have a delegation of 50 Bahamian youths ranging in age from 7 to 17 making up the Urban Renewal Band who will witness this event first hand, as they are …
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Myanmar workers face expiration of work visas

Myanmar workers face expiration of work visas
Under a memorandum of understanding signed by both governments in 2009, migrants workers were able to apply for 2-year work visas, with the possibility of a two year extension after that. Officials from the Thai … Significant numbers of migrants are …
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Vietnamese should be allowed to gamble at casinos: Proposal
Under the Decree, businesses applying to open a casino must meet many conditions, including having an investment capital of over US$ 4 billion and having 10 years of experience in the sector, Dung said. However, many members of the NA Standing …
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Hackett will bring insights from global experience with CRS to new post
BALTIMORE (CNS) — Ken Hackett is not joking when he says it is easier for him to list the nations he has not visited rather than ones in which his passport has been stamped. The man who for 18 years led Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services, the U …
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