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Interra Spuds CHK 1191 Development Well in Myanmars Chauk Oil Field

Details Interra Resources Limited (the Company or Interra) reported Tuesday that its jointly controlled entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc. (Goldpetrol), has commenced drilling development well ......

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US condemns lack of freedom of religion in Myanmar

Details Myanmar has suffered another blow to its record for human-rights violations as it has been placed on a list of countries that breach the right to freedom of religion. In the International Religious ......

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Burma information and health ministers step down

Details Burma President Thein Sein announced the reshuffle Tuesday night. Pic: AP. YANGON, Burma (AP) -- Burma’s ministers for information and health have been allowed to retire, in the country’s ......

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The “Metta Campaign” group is planning an anti-hate speech campaign in Muslim majority areas of Mandalay.

Details Ooredoo, on July 29, commenced SIM card sales in Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay. Users will be able to make phone calls free of charge until August ......

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Iron Cross will hold an unplugged concert at MCC Hall on August 10 with ticket prices ranging from 10000 kyat to 30000 kyat.

Details Ooredoo, on July 29, commenced SIM card sales in Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay. Users will be able to make phone calls free of charge until August ......

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Singer Yone Lay will hold a “Gangster Day Show Pre-Party” on the Royal Green River Prince cruise ship on July 31.

Details Ooredoo, on July 29, commenced SIM card sales in Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay. Users will be able to make phone calls free of charge until August ......

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Chin united fc agree 50 million kyats sponsorship deal with Ooredoo for next season. mizzima

Details Ooredoo, on July 29, commenced SIM card sales in Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay. Users will be able to make phone calls free of charge until August ......

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Composers on Tuesday met to discuss copyrighting at the office of the Myanmar Music Association.

Details Singer Ni Ni Khin Zaw's first music video "Mario" is currently out of stock, having already sold approximately 32,000 copies. ......

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Former U.S. Officials Cash in on Myanmar

Details Epiphanies from Jack Matlock Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack Matlock on the flawed "reset" with Russia, Washington's cliques, and how the Ukraine crisis is a product of ......

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Myanmar information and health ministers step down

Details YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's ministers for information and health have been allowed to retire, state television reported Tuesday, in the country's second Cabinet reshuffle in two ......

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Information and health ministers lose posts in Myanmar Cabinet shakeup

Details YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's ministers for information and health have been allowed to retire, in the country's second Cabinet reshuffle in two months. State television reported ......

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Government rejects UN envoys reference to shrinking democratic space

Details Ms Yanghee Lee at the July 26 news conference before leaving Myanmar after her first visit as UN special rapporteur on human rights. The government said in a statement issued on July 29 that it will ......

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Two Myanmar men will take part in the Mr. Asian International Contest to be held in November in Singapore.

Details Unless the MFF arranges international games, Myanmar's women's football team will not reach an "international level" of performance, says ......

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Kerry sees common cause with new Indian leader

Details Today at the Center for American Progress, Secretary Kerry discussed US-India's strong partnership, shared prosperity, and democratic values. Photo: U.S. Department of ......

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Parliamentary debate heats up on proportional representation

Details During a debate on proportional representation, parliamentary speaker Thura U Shwe Mann warned a National League for Democracy MP to mind his own business and a military MP supported a move he ......

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Drugs as common as roasted pea-snacks says Amyotha speaker

Details Unless the MFF arranges international games, Myanmar's women's football team will not reach an "international level" of performance, says ......

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UN Chinese officials offer to help with ceasefire negotiations

Details Senior officials from the United Nations and China have told armed ethnic groups meeting at Laiza in Kachin State that they are ready to assist in efforts to ensure the success of negotiations for a ......

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International archaeologists will be invited to assess Mrauk U railway project

Details Unless the MFF arranges international games, Myanmar's women's football team will not reach an "international level" of performance, says ......

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Myanmar national men volleyball team to participate 2014 Asian Games. mizzima

Details Unless the MFF arranges international games, Myanmar's women's football team will not reach an "international level" of performance, says ......

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In a League II youth football match on July 28 late arrivals meant that Mawrawaddy could field only seven players against Horizon.

Details Unless the MFF arranges international games, Myanmar's women's football team will not reach an "international level" of performance, says ......

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Myanmar to launch birth registration pilot project

Details The Myanmar government has decided to launch a birth registration week in three states as a pilot project before a nationwide coverage to ensure all births are registerd. With technical and ......

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BurmaMyanmar Farmers face prison sentences for trespassing

Details Asian Human Rights Commission BURMA/MYANMAR: Farmers face prison sentences for trespassing and move to remote prisons July 25, 2014President of Myanmar, U Thein Sein, announced that the ......

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BURMAMYANMAR Situation of Human Rights

Details Asian Human Rights Commission BURMA / MYANMAR: Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Yangon International Airport, Myanmar, 26 July 2014July 28, ......

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New Khiri Tour Links Two Ancient Kingdoms in Myanmar

Details A new six-day adventure trip between Bagan and Mrauk U is for travelers who are comfortable with no electricity or phones along the way Khiri Travel Myanmar has launched a unique trip that links the ......

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Australian Universities Court Burmese Students

Details Rangoon - Higher education officials from Australia in the coming years hope to draw more Burmese students to study in their country, the world's third most popular international destination for ......

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Top Gear Burma episode breached Ofcom rules over Jeremy Clarksons racial slur

Details The watchdog found that the successful and moneyspinning BBC2 show had breached broadcasting rules and that the "pejorative racial term" had been scripted in advance and was regarded as ......

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Myanmar UN rights expert warns against backtracking on free expression association

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28 July 2014 - On the heels of a ten-day visit to Myanmar, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country has urged authorities to avoid any backtracking that ......

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Only five Myanmar companies pass transparency test

Details Of all 60 companies enlisting for the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business's transparency index, only five - led by Kanbawza (KBZ) Bank - earned enough points to pass the test. Released this ......

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UN Human Rights Envoy Concerned About 100000 Muslims Displaced in Myanmar

Details MOSCOW, July 28 (RIA Novosti) – New UN Human Rights Special Envoy to Myanmar Yanghee Lee expressed concern over the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 Muslims displaced by Buddhist ......

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Burma Top Gear breached Ofcom rules

Details Top Gear's Burma Special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial slur broke broadcasting rules, Ofcom has said. The show featured a segment showing the hosts looking at a bridge they had built ......

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UN Burma Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims

Details The new UN human rights envoy for Burma expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority Muslims displaced by violence led by Buddhist extremists, and ......

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Clarksons Racial Burma Remark Broke Rules

Details Top Gear breached broadcasting rules after presenter Jeremy Clarkson used a "racial" term during a special which aired in March. Ofcom has ruled that the comment, which was made by the ......

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Myanmar to reduce red tape for business says presidential advisor

Details A US senator has said that if Myanmar does not amend Section 59(f) of the constitution, the US will continue import bans on Myanmar jade and ......

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Residents moved in Kachin State IDP camp after deadly landslide

Details More than 400 residents of a refugee camp in Kachin State have been moved to safer areas after it was hit by a series of landslides, including one which killed five ......

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Activists urged abolition of militarys constitutional privileges

Details An alliance of civil society groups called for the abolition of constitutional privileges granted to the armed forces in a statement it issued after a protest march and rally in Yangon on July ......

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Indian diplomats meet civic groups over border encroachments dispute

Details A boy rides a bicycle on India's side of the border with Myanmar, at Moreh in Manipur state opposite the Sagaing Region town of Tamu, in a file photo taken on June 11, 2011. Photo: ......

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Clarification for Ooredoo SIM cards report

Details Mizzima reported erroneously on July 24 that Ooredoo SIM cards would go on sale in the third week of August. Ooredoo said in a news release issued on July 24 that it had begun trialling its network ......

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Yadanarbon coach U Khin Mg Tint critics MNL fixtures redrawing. mizzima

Details « Myanmar national women team does not reach international level if MFF does not arrange any international games said coach. ......

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Myanmar national women team does not reach international level if MFF does not arrange any international games said coach....

Details A US senator has said that if Myanmar does not amend Section 59(f) of the constitution, the US will continue import bans on Myanmar jade and ......

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‘This Land is our Land’ grabs human rights festival film prize

Details 'This Land is our Land'; a documentary film that follows the struggles and experiences of five farmers from across Myanmar has won two domestic prizes at the Human Rights Human Dignity ......

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The Myanmar men’s volleyball team will compete in the Asian Games being hosted by the South Korean city of Incheon in September.

Details A US senator has said that if Myanmar does not amend Section 59(f) of the constitution, the US will continue import bans on Myanmar jade and ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma Conditions ‘deplorable’ in Arakan IDP camps says new UN envoy

Details Concluding a ten-day visit to Burma, the UN's new special rapporteur on human rights, Yanghee Lee, painted a decidedly mixed picture of the country's ongoing reform process at a press ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma Karenni leader urges caution on final day of ceasefire talks

Details Karenni leader Abel Tweed, who is chairing the last day of talks in Laiza among some 100 ethnic delegates of the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT), said on Monday that the ethnic alliance ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma Burma’s media bodies call for press protection

Details Held in the Yuzana Hotel in Rangoon on Saturday, the conference was attended by representatives from the Interim Press Council, Myanmar Journalists Union, Myanmar Journalists Network and PEN Myanmar. ......

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The Irrawaddy ‘Global New Light of Myanmar’ to launch in September

Details Burma's state-run English-language daily newspaper will from September be renamed and relaunched as a joint venture with a private company, the newspaper reported ......

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Foreign Policy Myanmar’s last front

Details Shan, who gave only her first name, is one of nearly 1,000 villagers from Myanmar’s northern Kachin state who have settled in an abandoned school in the small town of Namkham, in neighboring ......

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The Irrawaddy President’s claim that media instigated religious violence draws iIre

Details Members of the Burmese media have rejected a message from President Thein Sein to Parliament on Friday, in which he claimed that local and international journalists share blame for outbreaks of ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma MPs debate pros and cons of proportional representation

Details Ten MPs took to the floor of the lower house of Burma's parliament on Friday as debate commenced on whether to employ a system of proportional representation (PR) in future general ......

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Reuters Myanmar pipeline carries 1.87B cubic meters of gas to China in 1st year

Details China imported 1.87 billion cubic metres of gas through the China-Myanmar gas pipeline in its first year of operation, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) said on Monday, as the pipeline slowly ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma SMEs to receive loans after eligibility survey

Details Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) is currently conducting a survey to assess which small- and medium-sized business enterprises (SMEs) will be eligible for government loans to ......

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