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Garment manufacturers from Hong Kong have entered into an agreement to set up their first industrial park in Myanmar, reports the South China Morning Post.
Aye Ne Win sits beneath a portrait of his grandfather, Gen. Ne Win, at his office in Rangoon.
The Irrawaddy Literary Festival isn't exactly like Cheltenham or Hay. For a start, it's unlikely that a British literary event would be invaded by thousands of adoring fans but that's exactly what happened at the plush hotel in Mandalay where this Burmese celebration of writers took place.
Amid ongoing mass evictions in Rangoon and surrounding areas, the presidential spokesman has called for a land policy to handle the issue of squatters.
The race is on to save the grand old buildings of Yangon, Burma's former capital.
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A man stands in front of a mosque as it burns in Meikhtila, in March 21, 2013. Deadly clashes erupted in Meikhtila, 540 km north of Yangon, after an argument between a Buddhist couple and the Muslim owners of a gold shop escalated into a riot involving hundreds of people, police said.
The ASEAN Economic Community is set to be introduced next year, facilitating the free flow of goods, services and capital.
To an old telephone at his home in Rangoon, for four months he received four calls a day, at specified times.
Serviced residence specialist The Ascott marked its 30th anniversary on Thursday by announcing its first foray into Myanmar and expanding its operations in Germany and Asia.
It's hard to explain just how much Myanmar has changed. It's at least as hard to know whether to believe in all the changes Myanmar has made.
Hong Kong textile manufacturers have signed a deal to set up their first industrial park in Yangon, which they expect will slash production costs by at least half.
Myanmar's transition to democracy remains "fragile" with ethnic minorities still suffering widespread abuse and the military maintaining its influence in most institutions, a UN expert said Wednesday.
The Hawaii-based East-West Centre, established to forge links between the United States and the Asia-Pacific, is hosting the fourth iteration of its biennial media conference in Rangoon this week.