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Friday Jul 4 | 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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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Burmanet

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.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Hindustan Times

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.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Burmanet

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.

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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 .

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

Hotel Business

Hilton Inks Management Deals for Five Hotels in Myanmar

Under the agreement with Eden Group, two of the Group's recently opened properties in the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, and on Ngapali beach in Rakhine State will be rebranded as Hilton Nay Pyi Taw and Hilton Ngapali Beach Resort respectively, and are scheduled to welcome their first guests as Hiltons in October.

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Philippines Today

ASEAN+3 ministers call for enhancing information, media cooperation

The 12th Conference of ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information and the 3rd AMRI+3 meeting ended in Myanmar's capital of Nay Pyi Taw Thursday with a joint media statement calling for enhancing information and media cooperation.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

Burmanet

Eleven Media Group: President urges anti-corruption commission to act freely

President Thein Sein has urged the anti-corruption commission to act freely in accordance with law during a meeting with ministers and deputy ministers at the presidential palace in Nay Pyi Taw on June 11. The president called for a clean government and administration, congratulating some departments for improving and reprimanding others for being ... (more)

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HotelChatter

Hotels Be Expanding Always in All Ways: The Latest Hotel Announcements

Mira! There is so much hotel news flying around this week, we just don't have enough time to focus on all the new hotels news.

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The Nation

Hilton to manage five hotels in Myanmar

The Hilton Hotels and Resorts group signed agreements to manage five Myanmar hotels Wednesday, with the first two scheduled to be opened in October.

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