• Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:53:42
    Myanmar jade exports fetch nearly $300 million
    Myanmar earned more than US$290 million (Bt9.27 billion) from jade exports up to the first week of this month in the country’s 2017-2018 fiscal year, which runs until September 30.
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  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Some businesses fret over Myanmar wage proposal
    Many business organisations in Myanmar have lodged objections against improving daily wages as approved by the National Committee for Designating Minimum Wage earฌlier this month.
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:20:02
    Head to head with Myanmar’s intellectuals
    Khiri Travel Myanmar ramps up tour options for visitors to the country, inviting them to get up close and personal with thought leaders from across Burmese society.
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:48:00
    Myanmar army's admission of killings a 'positive step': Suu Kyi
    Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed an unprecedented army admission that security forces carried out extra-judicial killings of Rohingya Muslims as a "positive step", state-backed media reported Saturday.
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  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar army changes tack with Rohingya killings admission
    Military likely had no choice after arrest of journalists failed to staunch leak  – but only 10 deaths accounted for among ‘thousands of killings’  
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region invites power investments
    PEOPLE’S thirst for electricity would create a lot of opportunities for investors to do business in Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region bordering Kanchanaburi Province.
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:15:00
    Shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar: USGS
    A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit a remote region of central Myanmar early Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
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  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    IFC to handle PPP deal for toll road in Yangon 
    IFC, a sister organisation of the World Bank and a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday signed an advisory services agreement with Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction (MoC) to design and implement a public-private partnership (PPP) transaction for an elevated expressway toll road in Yangon.
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:15:48
    British Embassy Cyclists Gearing Up for “3 Pagodas Challenge" for Charity
    At the break of dawn today, a team of 10 cyclists from the British Embassy Bangkok embarked on a ‘road trip’ that will have them cycling 375km along the route of the infamous “Death Railway” from Bangkok to the Thai-Myanmar border at 3 Pagodas.
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:47:14
    Three Myanmar nationals killed in Nonthaburi road accident
    Three Myanmar workers were killed and six others injured in a pickup crash in Nonthaburi on Wednesday night, police said.
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  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar’s press freedom goes into free fall
    Myanmar’s media has long been on the rack. Yesterday the situation worsened markedly when police formally charged two Reuters reporters with breaching the Official Secrets Act.
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Time to dismantle Myanmar?
    The people of Myanmar have suffered terribly under 55 years of military dictatorship, but there has always been hope that this might change and a peaceful, federal democracy be established in its place.
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  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:00:05
    Myanmar police charge Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act
    Yangon - Two Reuters journalists were formally charged by police in a Myanmar court Wednesday for breaching a colonial-era secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail, despite calls for their immediate release.
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  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Extinct elsewhere in Asia, three-wheeled beasts still thriving on Myanmar’s clogged streets
    Surrounded by a trove of tools and spare parts, trishaw maker Aye Zaw works on his latest model of the pedal-powered three-wheeler, readying it for the clogged roads of Myanmar’s biggest city.
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Nationwide study on Myanmar’s hydropower
    AS MYANMAR needs more electricity to realise its development goals during the first civilian government’s term, two ministries have been holding a series of discussions until the third week of January to finalise the countrywide strategic environmental assessment (SEA) on hydropower potential by March.
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