Friday Jul 4
Junta did right thing: Myanmar chief
Myanmar Army commander-in-chief General Min Aung Hlaing, right, greets Supreme Commander General Tanasak Patimapragorn during his official visit to Thailand at the Supreme Command yesterday.
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Thu Jul 03, 2014
More trade liberalisation sought among partners
Asean aims to encourage its six trading partners under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership to liberalise more products and services.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Myanmar Times: US officer touts benefits of civilian leadership to Tatmadaw
A senior United States military officer has used an address to leaders of the armed forces in Nay Pyi Taw to outline the benefits of civilian leadership of the military, as Washington continues to push for the Tatmadaw to come under civilian control as part of a larger process of professionalisation.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Asia News Network
Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei military spending on the rise
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea have highlighted the ongoing tensions between China and countries including the Philippines, Vietnam, and Taiwan, with the US also weighing in recently with its proposals for a bigger military presence in the region.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Vail Daily News
Vail Daily travel feature: Myanmar's sacred sites
A tiny bit of the ornate wood carvings and golden architecture of Yangon's ancient Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar's most sacred place.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Myanmar tackles its opium problem
Myanmar said its plan to completely eradicate the country from drugs has been put back five years to 2019, as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime revealed that Myanmar's opium production rose by 26 per cent in 2013.
Lower supplies affect annual gems sales in Myanmar
At Myanmar's only annual gems fair in Nay Pyi Taw, sales are expected to hit US$1.5 billion this year, down from US$2.4 billion last year, due to lower supplies.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Myanmar to introduce capital market for economic growth
Myanmar's ministry of finance will shape a capital market in the country after joining the Financial Services Agency and the Japan International Cooperation Agency , official media reported Wednesday.
Myanmar to get special attention from Modi government
New Delhi, June 25 - Myanmar is likely to receive a lot of attention from India's new government, in the form of cross-border bus services linking it to the landlocked northeast and better air connectivity, as New Delhi seeks to ramp up ties with its strategically important eastern neighbour that is seen as a bridge between South Asia and Southeast ... (more)
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Telegraph: India to reopen the road to Mandalay
For more than a century the Road to Mandalay has evoked longing, nostalgia and the exotic East for artists ranging from Rudyard Kipling and George Orwell to Frank Sinatra and Robbie Williams.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Soon a bus ride to Myanmar
Giving a fillip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's thrust to boost connectivity with neighbouring South Asian countries, India is set to launch a weekly cross-border bus service between Imphal in Manipur and Mandalay in central Myanmar.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
The Myanmar Times: NLD leader advises activists to take death threats to police
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has urged human rights activists who have received death threats for criticising controversial new religious laws to go to police.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Palaung Villagers Flee Burmese Army Shelling: TNLA
Hundreds of ethnic Palaung in Shan State's Kutkai Township have fled their homes after the Burmese Army fired artillery on their village, with locals reporting that one house was burned to the ground on Sunday amid ongoing clashes between the military and the Ta'ang National Liberation Army .