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  • July 1, 2015

    Suu Kyi pushes forward her election education efforts

    Speaking before a session of the Lower House in Nay Pyi Taw, she said: "Some organisations also want to do what we are doing. But we have to be careful that they might try to persuade or threaten the public to give them votes. What we are doing is not meant for any party. Although I want my party to get votes...

    Aec
  • June 29, 2015

    Telenor launches 'call me' text service

    ... to develop new services," he added. Telenor's network now covers Mandalay, Yangon, Sagaing, Bago, Magway, Ayeyawady, Kayin, Mon, Kachin, Shan and Nay Pyi Taw. In the coming months, Telenor plans to expand its network to Kayah and Tanintharyi, and focus on quality and capacity improvements in key market centres...

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  • June 29, 2015

    US companies engage Myanmar on reforms, capacity and infrastructure

    This message was relayed by 15 leading companies during a meeting with Myanmar leaders in Nay Pyi Taw last week. The meeting was arranged by the US-Asean Business Council and included AIG, Archer Daniels Midland, Baker & McKenzie, Baxter, Chevron, Citi, Coca-Cola, Deloitte Touche, Ford, GE, Intel, Jhpiego...

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  • June 25, 2015

    Myanmar nationals charged with conspiracy to murder in Singapore

    The three allegedly attempted to abduct the victim in a car park on June 22, before his cries for help attracted attention and they fled. The victim alerted police, who raided a unit at a holiday resort in the west of the island that evening, and found a range of hardware. "A meat mincer, chainsaw, kitchen...

    Aec
  • June 24, 2015

    Stay and save

    BANGKOK Stay and save Linger a little longer in the lap of luxury at Anantara Siam Bangkok with its Stay Longer Special package. The offer includes a 30 to 40-per-cent discount on accommodation when staying three to seven nights or more. All choices come with complimentary daily breakfast. Rates...

    Travel
  • June 24, 2015

    Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw receives top honours

    ... was held in Yangon last Wednesday and joined by 250 of Myanmar's top real estate executives and industry leaders. "On behalf of Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw, I would like to thank our local partners for their ongoing support. We have all worked together to achieve a common goal to bring the highest luxury and...

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  • June 24, 2015

    Prayut calls for ACMECS stronghold in Asean

    ... (ACMECS) grouping was setting the pace for the upcoming Asean Economic Community (AEC), he said. Prayut was speaking in the Myanmar capital of Nay Pyi Taw at the ACMECS Summit. Also attending the one-day summit were the leaders of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Prayut pushed for greater cooperation...

    Politics
  • June 23, 2015

    Thailand pushes for more connectivity ahead of AEC

    He was speaking at the the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (Acmecs) summit in Nay Pi Taw, the capital city of Myanmar. He added that the success of Acmecs sets the pace for the upcoming Asean Economic Community. Prayut pushed for greater cooperation in developing the region as...

    National
  • June 22, 2015

    Suu Kyi is LIKELY TO ACCELERATE POLITICAL BATTLE as she turns 70

    ... of nuns in honour of the veteran democracy campaigner, while Suu Kyi was presented with an array of birthday cakes in a |ceremony in the capital Nay |Pyi Taw. A larger celebration |was held in Yangon yesterday. Suu Kyi also opened NLD's annual two-day conference in Yangon on Saturday, as the party gears...

    Opinion
  • June 22, 2015

    Riding on regional tourism growth

    Hlaing Oo, deputy director general of the Hotels and Tourism Ministry, says that Asean economic integration is one factor that will boost the number of business and leisure travellers visiting the country. "The more people visit Asean, the more visitors Myanmar will receive. We are improving cooperation...

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