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Russian Myanmar trade reaches to energy sector

Details A Russian economic official said Friday bilateral trade with Myanmar could increase dramatically under the terms of a deal that may extend to energy.Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei ......

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Dethroned Burmese beauty queen runs off with crown new boobs

Details Burmese model May Myat Noe. Pic: AP. YANGON, Burma (AP) -- The first Burma national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run ......

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Myanmar discovers it has only 51 million people

Details The census, conducted from March 30 to April 10 with help from the U.N. Population Fund, counted 51.42 million people. The previous estimate of 60 million was based on extrapolations from the last ......

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Burmese beauty queen vanishes with tiara from pageant

Details South Korea -based pageant, according to organisers.May Myat Noe is said to have vanished from the competition after officials were adamant that she have breast enhancement ......

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National League for Democracy discuss media freedom with press council

Details Central Executive Committee members of the National League for Democracy met with the Interim Myanmar Press Council on August 28 at the Kyauktada Township offices of the political ......

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Criticism leads to a new tender process for Yangon’s new township

Details The tendering process for a new Yangon township, covering 30,000 acres of land located now in the townships of Seikgyikanaungto and Dalla, will be put backout to tender in a transparent manner, the ......

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Civil Society Organisation launches petition against PR

Details A collection of 20 civil society organisations launched a campaign on August 28 to object to the plans to use a system of proportional representation for future elections to the Amyotha ......

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- Burmas amended Right to Peaceful Assembly Law still falls short of international standards

Details On 24 June 2014, following months of campaigning by activists across the country, the Pyi Htaung Su Hluttaw (the Myanmar Parliament) passed amendments to the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful ......

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Crowds gather for Bromsgrove VJ commemorations

Details » Tom McKie, a Far East prisoner of war of the Japanese, and Philip McDermott with their wreaths. s A POIGNANT service to commemorate the 69th anniversary of VJ Day - 'Victory over ......

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US fund in deal to build Myanmar solar plants

Details YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A U.S investment fund has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing ......

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One-man empire brings locavore cuisine to Myanmar

Details In a country where rice is the universal staple, a businessman known as Sharky single-handedly created the beginnings of a food culture in Myanmar that mixes local resources and Western ......

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Myanmar’s Solar Ambitions Kickstarted With $480 Million ACO Pact

Details , to develop two solar-energy plants. The project, consisting of two 150-megawatt solar facilities, is valued at $480 million, according to a release from the Office of the U.S. Trade ......

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Education Ministry plans to establish 20000 kindergartens over five years

Details A kindergarten class in the Shan State capital, Taunggyi, in a file photo taken in July. The decision by the Ministry of Education to establish 20,000 kindergartens was influenced by evidence about ......

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Presidential advisor responds to Chinese report about money laundering

Details Huge sums of foreign cash entering Myanmar illegally could have a detrimental effect on the economy, presidential advisor Dr Aung Tun Thet ......

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US company to invest $480m in Myanmars first solar energy project

Details US Trade Representative Mr Michael Froman greets the Minister of Electric Power, U Khin Maung Soe, at the signing ceremony for the solar power project, in Nay Pyi Taw on August 28. Looking on are ......

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Thailand expects border trade surplus with Myanmar

Details Thailand is expected to post a border-trade surplus with Myanmar within two years as that country welcomes flows of trade and investment, and its growing economy leads to greater purchasing power. ......

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Smart Software Solutions for Myanmars Growing Hotel Industry.

Details Since international sanctions were lifted and socio-economic reforms introduced in 2011, Myanmar has been witnessing a boost in its hospitality industry; Tourism is growing at an impressive pace and ......

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Obama to travel to China Burma and Australia in November

Details G-20 leaders, a senior US official said. In Beijing Obama will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Summit on November 10 and 11, for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also ......

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Taiwan honours WWII Nationalist troops killed in Myanmar

Details A member of an honour guard holds a plaque honouring more than 56,000 Chinese Nationalist troops who died in Myanmar during World War II, during a ceremony at the Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei on ......

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The Irrawaddy Shan Wa and Mongla leaders meet Burmese President and army chief

Details The nationwide ceasefire accord, development projects and drug eradication were among the top issues discussed when Shan, Wa and Mongla army leaders met with Burma's president and military chief ......

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Mizzima News Rakhine government delays IDP resettlement plan says ECC

Details Rakhine Chief Minister U Maung Maung Ohn has told the state’s Emergency Coordination Centre that a plan to resettle about 170,000 people living in camps for the internally displaced has been ......

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Mizzima News Yangon regional hluttaw to discuss bid to dismiss YCDC

Details Yangon regional hluttaw has agreed to discuss on August 29 a proposal by an independent MP to have the Yangon City Development Committee ......

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KIC Colonel Chit Thu – “Border Guard Force stands by the Karen people…”

Details In a speech delivered at the celebration marking the formation of Border Guard Force, a militia group under the control of the Burma Army, Colonel Chit Thu, claimed that his troops are for the ......

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Mizzima News New parties must contest by-election or face de-registration says UEC

Details Up to 24 new political parties face de-registration if they do not contest at least one seat in the by-elections due later this year, say senior Union Election Commission ......

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Mizzima News Property transfer rules blamed for money laundering speculation

Details They singled out for criticism a rule that allows property buyers to avoid declaring the source of their income by paying a 30 percent tax. A property buyer who does not want to reveal their income ......

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Kachin News Group NGO working with Myitsone Dam firm to establish wildlife park in NDA-K area

Details The British environmental NGO Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has been cooperating with the Burmese subsidiary of China Power Investment (CPI)--the Chinese company that was building the ......

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The Irrawaddy Thai company asks Burma’s president to support power plant

Details A Thai-based corporation is asking Burma's president for support after facing public opposition to its plans to build a coal-fired power plant in Mon ......

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The Nation Border trade surplus with Myanmar seen

Details Thailand is expected to post a border-trade surplus with Myanmar within two years as that country welcomes flows of trade and investment, and its growing economy leads to greater purchasing ......

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The Irrawaddy For Burma’s Rohingya a permanent segregation

Details There was a time when ethnic Arakanese Buddhists and stateless Rohingya Muslims in western Burma lived and worked together. They were once neighbors, albeit uneasy ones, sharing a tense but ......

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Haaretz Israel to pay Myanmar first official visit in 35 years

Details Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tzachi Hanegbi, is due to arrive in Myanmar Wednesday, making Israel’s first official visit to the Southeast Asian country in 35 ......

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The Irrawaddy Japan provides aid to improve safety security at Burma’s airports

Details The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is providing almost US$12 million to improve safety and security at Burma's airports, according to a statement ......

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Independent Mon News Agency Ye farmers forced to accept unfair land compensation

Details In a recent meeting with the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society's Farmers' Affairs Committee, many farmers from Mon State's Ye Township expressed their dismay at having been forced ......

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The last Armenians of Myanmar

Details One of the oldest churches in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is struggling to keep going - its congregation only occasionally reaches double figures. But the opening up of the country to outside ......

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Air Chief in Myanmar

Details KARACHI: Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, visited the Headquarters of Myanmar Defence Services on Wednesday. According to statement, the Air Chief who is visiting Myanmar on the invitation of ......

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Taiwan honours 56000 WWII soldiers killed in Myanmar

Details A honor guard (centre) holds a soldiers' tablet during a ceremony to honor the dead soldiers of Taiwan killed in Myanmar during World War II, at the Martyr's Shrine in Taipei on Aug 27, ......

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​Decoding Myanmar’s intricate ties with major foreign powers

Details USA Myanmar is fast emerging as the hottest chess board of global power politics. Vietnam is another key country of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) to which major international powers ......

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New parties must contest by-election or face de-registration says UEC

Details Up to 24 new political parties face de-registration if they do not contest at least one seat in the by-elections due later this year, say senior Union Election Commission ......

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Yangon regional hluttaw to discuss bid to dismiss YCDC

Details Yangon regional hluttaw has agreed to discuss on August 29 a proposal by an independent MP to have the Yangon City Development Committee ......

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Rakhine government delays IDP resettlement plan says ECC

Details United Nations special envoy to Myanmar Vijay Nambiar (right) talks with residents of an IDP camp at Myae Pone Township in Rakhine State on August 24. Mr Nambiar visited Rakhine from August 23 to 25. ......

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Property transfer rules blamed for money laundering speculation

Details They singled out for criticism a rule that allows property buyers to avoid declaring the source of their income by paying a 30 percent tax. A property buyer who does not want to reveal their income ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma UN advisor Nambiar concludes trip to Burma

Details The UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Burma Vijay Nambiar on Monday concluded his eighth official visit to the country in the past year, after a week in which he met a host of senior ......

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The Irrawaddy Petition launched against proportional representation for Burma

Details Activists in Burma began a signature campaign on Tuesday to tally public opposition to an electoral system based on proportional representation (PR), which some parties including the ruling Union ......

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China News Agency New jade market in Muse will promote Sino-Myanmar jade cooperation

Details Reporters learned from the Muse Economic Zone on the 22nd that a new jade market will be established at the Muse Central Economic Zone that borders Ruili in ......

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Xinhua Myanmar hosts green energy summit

Details The 2014 Green Energy Summit was hosted in Yangon on August 5. Private sector representatives and energy experts from more than 20 countries joined the ......

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Mizzima News NLD leader urges moral revolution to establish ‘real democracy’

Details A revolution was incomplete unless it was accompanied by cultural upheaval and a revolution of morals, she told more than 100 writers at an event held by the NLD in Yangon on August 25. "Some ......

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China Wood Restrictions on Myanmar’s teak export throws Chinese market into Chaos

Details China has a large population with a huge demand for everything. The short supply of raw teak material has become increasingly evident. Teak is tropical and grows between the two tropics. Only a small ......

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CNN Thousands starved beaten in risky boat escape to Malaysia U.N. report says

Details Tens of thousands of people are fleeing violence in Myanmar only to be robbed, beaten and starved on boats helmed by human traffickers, according to a new report from the United Nations Refugee ......

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The Irrawaddy Teachers’ federation decries lack of consultation on Burma’s education bill

Details Burma's main group representing teachers has said it cannot endorse the National Education Bill because the government failed to conduct proper consultation and heed advice on the ......

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Independent Mon News Agency Family of Burmese migrant worker killed in boiler explosion to be compensated 100000 baht

Details The family of a Burmese migrant worker killed in a boiler explosion at a cloth-dying factory in Samut Prakan, Thailand on August 17th will be compensated 100,000 baht, or 3 million kyat, according to ......

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China News Agency Myanmar President met with Wang Yi Will actively participate in BCIM Economic Corridor

Details According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on August 11, Myanmar president Thein Sein met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in the President's palace in Naypyidaw. Thein Sein committed to ......

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