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3 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice
Rangoon Ruby features fiery chicken tofu, chicken breast wok fried with tofu, string beans, bell pepper and basil in a sweet and spicy sauce.
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7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
Army Air Corps pilot 1st Lt. Horace Joe Gabbart was behind the controls of a C-47B heading from Rangoon, Burma, to Barrackpore, India with two other crewmembers, eight American Graves Registration Service personnel and the remains of 38 recovered American servicemembers when they disappeared without a trace on May 17, 1946.
9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
A growing number of Myanmar citizens are buying brand-new luxury cars. Aside from changes in legislation that now allow them to do so, many locals are also becoming more affluent.
13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Japanese auto giants Suzuki and Toyota are among the bidders for parts and manufacturing facilities at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, Myanmar's investment commission said.
14 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Leaders of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society and the United Nationalities Alliance meet in Rangoon on Thursday.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed a mandate agreement with the Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power to help improve the power supply in the country's most populated city of Yangon.
People of Indian origin make up of roughly 2% of Myanmar's 55-million population, but the experiences of Tamil people - who comprise the largest group - have veered from one extreme to the other in the past 200 years.
Minister of Hotels and Tourism Htay Aung at a conference on hospitality and tourism in Rangoon.
Among Neil Groundwater's travels were temples and monuments during the early mornings and late afternoons, when the colors and shadows accented the landscapes.
Burma's Ministry of Education is facing criticism again for allegedly excluding a prominent civil society network from the education reform process.
A senior ethnic leader involved in nationwide ceasefire talks with the government warned on Tuesday that a recent increase in fighting between the military and ethnic armed groups in northern Burma could derail the ongoing peace process.
BANGKOK, 2 March 2014 The Fine Arts Department discovered historical traces of the Ayutthaya community in the Mandalay and Sagaing Regions in Myanmar, due to the continued cooperation in the archaeological conservation efforts of the two countries.
Shocking reports have surfaced about a 16-year-old Rohingya Muslim girl who was gang-raped after being arrested by police after a deadly crackdown on a remote village in Rakhine state which left dozens dead.
A gay couple in Myanmar, where homosexuality is illegal, took a bold step in that conservative nation and held a public wedding ceremony, AFP reports : Tin Ko Ko and Myo Min Htet exchanged rings in an upmarket Yangon hotel Sunday, in the latest sign of changing social mores in the Southeast Asian nation as it emerges from the shadow of military ... (more)
I can't believe I ate the whole thing: A snake with a huge appetite attempts to swallow a crocodile at Queensland's Lake Moondarra in Australia.