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6 hrs ago | LIRNEasia

Indications of Myanmarese directly taking up smartphone and mobile apps

A study of mobile use by poor micro entrepreneurs in five cities has revealed surprisingly high levels of smartphone use, indicating fast take-up of mobile applications and services beyond voice when competitive network roll-out gathers momentum in the coming weeks.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

Chiang Mai latest hub for Bangkok Air

Bangkok Airways will turn Chiang Mai into its third airport hub and use it as a stepping stone to boost its coverage of Myanmar.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Burma, Southeast Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

Malaysian National News Agency

Asean-Japan Review Future Cooperation, Direction

By Minggu Simon Lhasa BANGKOK, July 23 -- Asean and Japan has reviewed their cooperation and future direction across political-security, economic and socio-cultural collaboration during the Seventh Asean-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting at the Asean Secretariat in Jakarta.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

LIRNEasia

Myanmar book launches

The first is at the Sky Palace Hotel , 3, Yarza Thingaha Road, Datkhinathiri Township, Hotel Zone, Southern Nay Pyi Taw, Nay Pyi Taw, http://skypalace.asia/home.html phone number is 67 422122, 9 49 210 703.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Nation

Myanmar takes a shameful step backward

International support for reform in Myanmar is weakening as authorities in Nay Pyi Taw seem to be losing direction on the path toward the ultimate goal of democracy.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vail Daily News

Vail Daily travel series: Myanmar's bizarre billion dollar capital

Editor's note: Sadly, the SD card Dennis Jones used during his explorations of Nay Pyi Taw got corrupted and the photos were unrecoverable.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Campaign to change Myanmar's constitution exceeds expectations

Myanmar's opposition party, the National League for Democracy, said the public support for their campaign to amend the country's constitution far exceeded their expectations.

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Related Topix: National League for Democracy, Burma, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Weekend Balita

Pulse Asia: Aquino trust, performance ratings dip amid SC ruling on DAP

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - President Benigno S. Aquino III expresses his views during the Coffee Meeting with the Philippine Media at the sidelines of the 24th ASEAN Summit at the State Meeting Room 1 of the Horizon Lake View Hotel on Sunday night .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Weekend Balita

Aquino admin satisfaction rating will continue to drop - analyst

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, arrives for the traditional group photo opportunity during the 24th ASEAN Summit Plenary at the Jade Hall of the Myanmar International Convention Center here last May 11. "Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community" is ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Nation

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

The Nation

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.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Burmanet

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.

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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.

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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.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Nerve News

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.

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Nerve News

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)

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