Eleven Media Group: Press council to meet President Thein Sein
The interim Myanmar Press Council has been granted an audience with President Thein Sein in the capital Nay Pyi Taw on August 1. The press council has been pushing for a meeting to discuss the current media situation after a number of high-profile government cases against journalists and private media groups.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Human Rights in Myanmar Yangon International Airport
Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Yangon International Airport, Myanmar, 26 July 2014 Introduction: Good evening and thank you all for coming today.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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 .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
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.