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4 hrs ago | The Age
Supporters of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy in a show of hands to amend the constitution at a rally on Saturday.
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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network
EU countries are planning to sign an agreement with the Ministry of Mines to invest in Myanmar's mining industry.
18 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
At least three people died in an explosion in Myanmar's Shan state, police said Tuesday, in a part of the country where a tentative ceasefire exists between ethnic rebels and the army.
German generic drug maker Stada on Monday said it would start producing medicines in Myanmar from the end of 2015 at a new factory which is to be built in Yangon.
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One year since President Thein Sein declared Burma's official intent to join an international transparency standard governing natural resource extraction, civil society groups complain that efforts to educate the country's citizens about the initiative are being hampered by local government officials.
Burma has been ranked near the top of a list gauging global generosity, with the Southeast Asian country's deeply karmic mindset a likely motivator for its benevolence.
A new study revealed that obesity continues to be a health issue in New Zealand with 30 per cent of adults classified as obese.
As Myanmar's gateway Yangon moves rapidly towards the one million annual visitor milestone, investment into the country's hospitality sector has fallen well short of forecasted growth.
Halfway around the world in search of exotic scenery and foods, I found something unexpected yet very familiar - people using politics to promote freedom and especially freedom of expression.
Yangon, Dec 14 : The National League for Democracy , Myanmar's opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi, held a region-wide constitutional public opinion polling in Yangon Saturday in the form of a mass rally, in which 99 percent of participants agreed to the amendment of the existing 2008 constitution.
Siam Cement Group , one of Thailand's leading business conglomerates, has provided educational assistance for 200 high-school students in Myanmar's Yangon Region and Mon State.
With its water slides and swings and cafA©s half-hidden in the shrubbery, the Fountain Park in Naypyitaw is meant as an evening retreat for the country's civil servants and their families-somewhere to chill out after a day's toil inside the city's imposing and far-flung government buildings.