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Media experts say that while Myanmar still has a long way to go in liberalising its media sector, the scene there is not vastly different from that of its neighbours like Cambodia or the Philippines.
Yoma has inked a deal with First Myanmar Investment Co to jointly develop two plots of land at FMI City Gate Sites in Yangon, for US$3.2 million - PHOTO: YOMA STRATEGIC HOLDINGS LTD Yoma Strategic Holdings on Tuesday unveiled several projects in Myanmar, including the restoration of the former Myanmar Railway Company headquarters into a hotel.
A boy dives into the Yangon river from his boat, after returning from coal mining, in Yangon on November 26, 2013.
From right to left: NCCT chairman Nai Hong Sar, MPC member Nyo Ohn Myint and KNU leader Kwe Htoo Win talk with senior military officers during talks in Rangoon.
The mainboard-listed insurer is the first Southeast Asian life insurer to gain approval to set up an office in Myanmar.
On 27th Street, in Rangoon's mouldering colonial core, an ancient sound-a halting clack-clack-clack-emanates from a hole-in-the-wall storefront.
While many have praised Burma for a broadening of media freedoms over the last couple of years, pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has cautioned that "absolute press freedom" in the country remains elusive.
Yangon, March 9 : Myanmar will be presented the award of World's Best Tourist Destination for 2014 by the European Union Council on Tourism and Trade soon, media reported Sunday.
For three days last week, more than 250 journalists belonged to ethnic groups from all over Myanmar gathered here with clear objectives: to make their voices heard and to strengthen their nascent media network as well as improve journalistic skills and professionalism.
Sweden Town Supervisor Rob Carges has been thrust into the role of Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai .
From Norsyafawati Ab Wahab YANGON, March 9 -- FGV Pho La Min Co Ltd, a joint venture company between FGV Myanmar Pte Ltd and Pho La Min Trading Co Ltd , will invest between US$10 million and US$15 million to set up a rubber processing plant in Myanmar.
Passengers look out the windows of a bus as they travel around Yangon, July 3, 2013.
A colonial-era law criminalizing "unnatural" sex is reinforcing the stigma that leaves men who have sex with men in Myanmar "hidden, silenced and shamed", hindering efforts to contain HIV/AIDS among this highly at-risk group, AIDS experts and activists say.
Everywhere I go in Myanmar, I see them: women, children and, on the odd occasion, men, with a clay-like substance swept in neat circles across their cheeks and smudged casually on their noses, chins and foreheads.