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7 hrs ago | Korean News
They included remembrance meetings, photo and book exhibitions and film shows in Myanmar, Benin, Nigeria and Slovakia from June 29 to July 3. Displayed at the venues of the events were photos documenting the exploits of the President, leader Kim Jong Il and Marshal Kim Jong Un.
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Flagging up the likes of mobile health and money services, Swierzy told Mobile World Live there was a big opportunity to go beyond the traditional talk and text model.
Yesterday | TIME.com
A stay in Yangon holds much fascination and appeal in itself, yet there is also much more of Myanmar to discover beyond the country's largest city and main international gateway, in destinations like Mandalay and Bagan.
The Rangoon office of Development Alternatives Inc. , which is rented from the family of Burma's former spy chief, Khin Nyunt.
Dusit International aims to cash in on Myanmar's growing popularity as a leisure and corporate destination through the opening of the dusitD2 Residence in Yangon.
Donor countries should bring diplomatic pressure on Burma's government and reconsider their economic support for the country following Thursday's sentencing of four journalists of a magazine and the publication's chief executive to 10 years of hard labor in prison, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
The Mandalay divisional chief justice has warned that anyone who gets a tattoo of the map of Burma on the lower part of their body could be hit with a three-year prison sentence, a divisional lawmaker said.
The Pakokku Township Court sentenced four journalists and the CEO of the Unity journal to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor on Thursday for reporting allegations that a Burmese military facility in Magwe Division was being used to manufacture chemical weapons.
Burmese civil society groups say public involvement remains too limited in the peace process to end decades of civil war between the military and ethnic armed groups.
Rangoon-based journalists are calling on the government to protect reporters who were threatened with violence while covering inter-communal riots in Mandalay last week.
July 09, 2014, Tokyo, Japan - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has entered into a joint venture with Myanmar-based Carrier King Logistics that makes it the first independent company in the country to provide modern automobile distribution from port to consumer.
Recent events coordinated and sponsored by both foreign and national entities have introduced the community to high-caliber cultural entertainment, as well as a spirit of mutual appreciation for the arts and their respective backgrounds.
In this June 23, 2014 photo, a worker takes a break from cutting a worn-out tire to reuse as a buffer of a boat at a workshop that turn worn out tires in to flip-flops to buckets in suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar.
The Myanmar government has added Patheingyi to the list of six townships under curfew, placing entire Mandalay under a night-travelling ban since Friday.
The air in the dark, dingy room is thick with the acrid smell of rubber. Aung Nyunt and a half-dozen other workers toil away there day and night, turning discarded tires into flip-flops, buckets and hard-to-find spare parts for used cars.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:13 pm
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