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Sweden Town Supervisor Rob Carges has been thrust into the role of Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai .
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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.
Rangoon Ruby features fiery chicken tofu, chicken breast wok fried with tofu, string beans, bell pepper and basil in a sweet and spicy sauce.
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.
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.
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.
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.