Khin Yi

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Name: Khin Yi
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Census divisions add to Myanmar’s burden

Myanmar's first census in three decades, which kicked off on March 30 and aimed to better outline national development based on the real population numbers and social conditions, has reignited long-smoldering tensions among different ethnic groups.The ... [Published Global Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar census extended amid controversy

YANGON: Myanmar’s census, which was supposed to end on April 10, was extended yesterday until the end of May, due to “technical and logistical problems”.The census — the first in three decades — has long been mired in controversy, much of it concerning ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

As Census Winds Down, 85% of Burmese Population Counted: Official

A census enumerator marks the answers provided by a respondent living Rangoon’s Pabedan Township on Monday, March 31. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — Burma’s national census agency says that as of Sunday, 85 percent of the country’s estimated ... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Data holes emerge as census continues

Officials conceded last week that census data is likely to be incomplete in several parts of Myanmar, as tens of thousands of enumerators fanned out across the country to count the country’s estimated 11 million households.At the end of April 3, about ... [Published Myanmar Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Govt Rejects ‘Rohingya’ Census Classification, Causing Problems Among Muslim Communities

Police officers and national census enumerators walk in a Muslim Rohingya village in Sittwe, Arakan State, on Monday. (Photo: Reuters)RANGOON — Burmese officials said the government has made a last-minute change to its position on registering the ethnicity ... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar begins 1st census taking

YANGON - Myanmar began on Sunday taking its first national census in 31 years, with 100,000 census takers fanning out across the country to canvass for individual household information.While an up-to-date census is vital for drawing up national development ... [Published Bangkok Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 3 reports

Term ‘Rohingya’ struck from census

Census-taking in Sittwe, Arakan State, will go ahead as of March 31, as a boycott organised by the All Rakhine Committee for the Census (ARCC) has been called off. The group met with Immigration Minister Khin Yi on Saturday in the wake of last week’s ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Burma’s badly needed census may have come too soon

Accurate demographic information about Burma does not and has never existed. This year’s census aims to correct that and to provide the data required for successful development projects as the country lurches out of military dictatorship. Burma’s development ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Arakan Officials Ask Rohingya to Leave Census Race Question Blank

Rohingya women are pictured at a schoolhouse outside of Sittwe in May 2013. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — The Arakan State government has asked Muslim leaders in Sittwe to urge their fellow followers of Islam not to identify their “race” in ... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rakhine people slam inclusion of Bengalis in national census

Rakhine ethnic groups issued a statement on Thursday strongly condemning the inclusion of Bengalis in national census.Rakhine ethnic representatives said at the press conference in Yangon on Thursday that all seven ethnic groups under Rakhine race would ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar: Government, ethnic groups one step closer to ceasefire

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By SHWE AUNG The finalisation of the draft nationwide ceasefire agreement will fall to a joint committee of ethnic ceasefire parties and government negotiators. In an unprecedented level of cooperation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar calls on national people for answering census questions correctly

YANGON, Feb. 11 (Xinhua -- Myanmar Minister for Immigration and Population U Khin Yi has called on all national people for answering the questions on the 2014 national census correctly to ensure the country's development, state media reported Tuesday ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Feb 11 2014]

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Census divisions add to Myanmar’s burden [Published Global Times - Apr 15 2014]
Myanmar census extended amid controversy [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 12 2014]
Myanmar's first census in three decades extende... [Published Reuters - Apr 12 2014]
As Census Winds Down, 85% of Burmese Population... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 08 2014]
Data holes emerge as census continues [Published Myanmar Times - Apr 04 2014]
Burma’s Census Marred by Controversy Over Ethni... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 04 2014]
Making Sense of Myanmar's Census - 31 March 2014 [Published UNFPA - Apr 02 2014]
In Myanmar, UN-Funded Census Bans Rohingya, UN ... [Published Inner City Press - Mar 31 2014]
Govt Rejects ‘Rohingya’ Census Classification, ... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 31 2014]
400,000 Kachins overlooked by census: Khon Ja [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 31 2014]
Myanmar holds national census amid controversy [Published Investvine - Mar 31 2014]
Vice-President U Nyan Tun meets with census tak... [Published Myanmar President Office - Mar 31 2014]
Myanmar begins 1st census taking [Published Bangkok Post - Mar 31 2014]
Term ‘Rohingya’ struck from census [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 30 2014]
Myanmar: Making Sense of Myanmar's Census [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 30 2014]
Making Sense of Myanmar's Census - 28 March 2014 [Published UNFPA - Mar 30 2014]
Protest over Myanmar census brings ethnic tensi... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 27 2014]
Burma's Rohingya Face Census Dilemma [Published VOA News - Mar 27 2014]
Census: A senseless exercise at this time? [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 26 2014]
Burma’s badly needed census may have come too soon [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 26 2014]
Myanmar: Building consensus on the census [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
DVB Debate: Will the census bring consensus? [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 26 2014]
Arakan Officials Ask Rohingya to Leave Census R... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 25 2014]
Building consensus on the census [Published DVB - Mar 22 2014]
Uncertainty over census in Kachin State [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 20 2014]
Rakhine people slam inclusion of Bengalis in ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 20 2014]
Myanmar: Government, ethnic groups one step clo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 11 2014]
Government, ethnic groups one step closer to ce... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 10 2014]
Ten ethnic organisations accept current census ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Feb 27 2014]
Myanmar: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham delive... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 25 2014]
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400,000 Kachins overlooked by census: Khon Ja [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 31 2014]
As many as 400,000 people in Burma’s northern Kachin State could be excluded from the nationwide census that began on Sunday. This constitutes about 30 percent of the state’s estimated population. Many people remain inaccessible, living in areas controlled ...
Term ‘Rohingya’ struck from census [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 30 2014]
Census-taking in Sittwe, Arakan State, will go ahead as of March 31, as a boycott organised by the All Rakhine Committee for the Census (ARCC) has been called off. The group met with Immigration Minister Khin Yi on Saturday in the wake of last week’s ...
Myanmar: Making Sense of Myanmar's Census [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 30 2014]
Source: UN Population FundCountry: Myanmar UNITED NATIONS, New York – Starting tomorrow evening, Myanmar will conduct its first census in more than 30 years. The country has changed dramatically since the last census was held in 1983, with some areas ...
Burma’s badly needed census may have come too soon [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 26 2014]
Accurate demographic information about Burma does not and has never existed. This year’s census aims to correct that and to provide the data required for successful development projects as the country lurches out of military dictatorship. Burma’s development ...
Myanmar: Building consensus on the census [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By ANGUS WATSON DVB’s Angus Watson spoke to Janet Jackson, Myanmar Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and her assistant Hla Hla Aye, about the international agency’s role in ...
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