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a Decoding Myanmar's intricate ties with major foreign powers

Rajeev Sharma is a New Delhi-based journalist, author and strategic analyst. He tweets @Kishkindha and can be reached at bhootnath004@yahoo.com.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bangkok Post

UN drug pact needs clout

There was a positive development last week in the campaign against illicit drugs and major drug traffickers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burma, Southeast Asia, Opinion

Malaysian National News Agency

Ethnic Armed Groups In Myanmar Urged To Work For Nation's Development

Myanmar President U Thein Sein has urged ethnic armed groups in the country to work for the development of the nation, saying that all the national brethren have a common aspect of patriotic spirit for the unity of the country, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing state media report Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Is Philippines ready for AEC?

The vision is the integration of the economies of the 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations whose combined gross domestic product is $2 trillion, to create a new economic powerhouse where there is free movement of goods, services, investment, skilled labor and capital.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Aussie Trade Minister On Six-day Visit To Myanmar

Australia's Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will make a six-day visit to Myanmar starting Tuesday, to promote responsible bilateral trade and investment ties and advance Australia's trade and economic interests within Asean and the East Asia Summit.

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Arab Times

Ooredoo 'reaches' one million customer milestone in Myanmar

DOHA, Aug 24: Ooredoo has already broken through the one million customer milestone in its newest market of Myanmar, less than three weeks after going live with its services.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Newindpress

India's Acting East Policy to Focus on Timelines, Economic Benefits

HANOI: With India's Narendra Modi government keen to push connectivity with the Southeast Asian region, the emphasis is now set to shift to how the connectivity corridors when ready can be transformed into zones of vibrant economic activity that would benefit both sides.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Lim Hng Kiang to attend ASEAN meetings in Myanmar

Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang will be attending several ASEAN-related meetings in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from Aug 25 to 28. SINGAPORE: Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang will be attending several ASEAN-related meetings in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from Aug 25 to 28. These are the 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting, including the ... (more)

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Ooredoo Reaches Milestone of 1 Million Customers in Myanmar [Mid-East.Info]

Incredible Response in First Month of Operations, as Ooredoo Strives to Make a Difference in Newest Market H.E. H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, Chairman Ooredoo Group; H.E. U SoeThein, Union Minister President Office; H.E. U Myat Hein, Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Dr Nasser Marafih, Group CEO ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Nation

Next era in Thai-China-Asean ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, sixth from left, and Asean foreign ministers and officials pose for a photo prior to the Asean-China ministerial meeting at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Nay Pyi Taw on August 9. The special and strategic partnership between the two countries can play a major role in helping promote confidence and ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Seven Agreements To Be Signed At 46th Asean Economic Ministers' Meeting

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 -- Seven agreements on economic integration initiatives will be signed at the upcoming 46th Asean Economic Ministers' meeting, said the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

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Xinhuanet

2014 important for China-Mongolia ties

Having enjoyed a sound relationship for decades, China and Mongolia now have the opportunity to upgrade ties as Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay a state visit to Mongolia on Aug. 21-22.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Freshnews

Ooredoo Launches in Myanmar with Series of Firsts

Ooredoo officially launched its mobile services in Myanmar with a celebratory ceremony held in the country's capital city, Nay Pyi Taw, on Thursday night.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Ooredoo launch sees massive demand, cut cable impacts broadband speeds

Ooredoo has officially launched 3G services in Myanmar, but the cellco's network is struggling to cope with the extreme level of demand, Telecomasia.net writes.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Nation

Mid-term review of Myanmar's Asean chair

With 135 days remaining as the current Asean chair, Myanmar has proved it can do the job effectively and protect Asean's interests.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Ooredoo Launches Mobile Service in Myanmar [Qatar News Agency]

Ooredoo officially launched its mobile services in Myanmar with a celebratory ceremony held in the country's capital city, Nay Pyi Taw, on Thursday night.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NEWS.com.au

A woman of steel ... and compassion

FROM tears for MH17 victims to tough talks with fellow foreign ministers, Julie Bishop had an eventful trip to Myanmar.

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Total Telecom

Ooredoo heralds commercial launch in Myanmar

Qatari operator enables users to top up from as little as a 0.76 as its mobile services go live.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

The pool area of the new Kempinski hotel in Naypyidaw.

Though Burma's new capital Naypyidaw has developed a reputation as being somewhat of a ghost town, international hotel group Kempinski is confident about its prospects as it prepares to open a new luxury five-star hotel there in November.

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Xinhuanet

U.S. seeks broader cooperation with China on common interests, Kerry says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that the United States is seeking to forge a relationship with China that broadens cooperation on "common interests."

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