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  1. Myanmar to release 1800 spectrum for 4G by March 2017Read the original story

    46 min ago | LIRNEasia

    Data usage is increasing in Myanmar at rates way beyond expectation. Operators are scrambling to meet demand first with 3G and now with 4G.

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  2. Malaysian PM Najib Razak joins pro-Rohingya rally despite warning from BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    IGNORING calls from Burma not to get involved in their "internal affairs, Malaysia's prime minister Najib Razak was present at a rally in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to protest the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims. The rally was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, and the president and youth chief of Islamist political party Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party .

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  3. Myanmar garment workers still far from labour rights, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    DESPITE bright potential for Myanmar's garment industry thanks to the US sanctions removal, many workers are still deprived of labour rights, according to a report entitled "Raising the bottom: a report on the garment industry in Myanmar", which was launched on Thursday. Aung Khaing Min, interim coordinator of Progressive Voice, a rights-based policy research and advocacy organisation, said that many garment factories in Myanmar did not respect labour rights.

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  4. New Mekong pact to boost capitals' connectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Nation

    A major expansion of economic-corridor networks and new areas for economic investment valued at US$32.6 billion will strengthen links between the capital cities of Mekong countries, according to the agreement revealed at the 21st Greater Mekong Subregion Ministerial Conference in Chiang Rai province yesterday. This will provide unprecedented opportunities for cross-border trade and investment, officials said.

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  5. Suu Kyi leaves for visit to SingaporeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 30 : Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi left for Singapore on Wednesday to pay an official visit to the southeast Asian nation, officials here said. [NK World] She is visiting the country at the invitation of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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  6. Soft drink bottles suspected as chemical bombs in Yangon airportRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Newkerala.com

    Nat Pyi Taw , Nov 29 : Four soft drink bottles suspected to be home-made chemical bombs were found on Tuesday at the Yangon International Airport, the military said on Tuesday. [NK World] The bottles were put in a green plastic bag and left on a desk near the ticket counter of Terminal-1, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  7. Worldwide protests against 'ethnic cleansing' in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | The Nation

    THOUSANDS of people demonstrated at Myanmar embassies across the world yesterday demanding that Aung San Suu Kyi's government stops the "ethnic cleansing" of Muslim Rohingya in western Rakhine State. Human rights groups protested in front of Myanmar embassies in 16 countries around the world yesterday, including Bangkok and Islamic countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia, calling for the government in Nay Pyi Taw to stop suppressing the Rohingya.

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  8. Suu Kyi to visit SingaporeRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 26 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 27 : Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Singapore next week, a statement said on Sunday. [NK World] Suu Kyi's trip at the invitation of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is expected on December 1, Xinhua news agency quoted a source as saying.

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  9. Myanmar to face Thailand in Suzuki Cup semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Bangkok Post

    David Htan of Myanmar celebrates his winning goal over Malaysia in Suzuki Cup Group B action on Saturday at Thuwanna stadium in Yangon. YANGON: Myanmar will face Thailand in the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup after advancing from Group B with a 1-0 win over Malaysia on Saturday evening.

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  10. 3 suspects involved in Myanmar blasts arrestedRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 26 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 26 : At least three suspects involved in two blasts on Friday at the Yangon regional government office have been arrested, a police officer said on Saturday. [NK World] Two women and a man were captured with material used for making chemical bombs with soft drink bottles, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  11. China, Myanmar hold consultations on maintaining peace,stability in border areasRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Xinhuanet

    The first China-Myanmar Diplomacy and Defense "2+2" Consultation was held here on Friday with maintaining peace and stability in the border areas between the two countries taking center stage. Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin and Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central Military Commission Gen.

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  12. Islamists call on Bangladesh to let in persecuted RohingyasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | The Nation

    Several thousand Islamists on Friday marched in Bangladeshi streets calling on the government to allow Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military offensive in neighbouring Myanmar to cross the border for shelter. "It is our duty to provide shelter to oppressed Muslims. 4 comments

  13. Rohingya refugees flee torture, rape in MyanmarRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 25 : Fleeing ethnic violence that has plagued Myanmar's western coastal state of Rakhine for weeks, thousands of Rohingya refugees have been flooding into neighbouring Bangladesh, media reports said. [NK World] Some refugees told CNN that they suffered rape, torture or saw their homes burned down and family members executed.

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  14. Myanmar to upgrade livestock and fisheries sector for more export to EU marketRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Xinhuanet

    Myanmar will implement an upgrading program for the country's livestock and fishery sector in cooperation with European Union and German state-owned organization GIZ, according to the ministry of agriculture, livestock and irrigation of Myanmar Friday. U Khin Maung Maw, a director general from Myanmar's fishery department and Dr. Pefra Schill, country director of GIZ in Myanmar, signed the agreement recently in Nay Pyi Taw for implementing the program.

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  15. photoA day in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Bangkok Post

    The world's biggest Noah's Pudding, 10.2 metres across, gets a giant stir as it cooks at Srishiwan Wittaya School in Raman district, Yala. -Muhammad Ayub Pathan Robot arms perform during a synchronisation show to pay tribute to King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Metalex 2016 exhibition and conference at Bitec in Bang Na.

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  16. Rupee recall kills Myanmar-India border tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Bangkok Post

    Discontinued Indian currency notes of 1,000 denomination are seen after they were deposited by people at a bank in Bangalore, India. The Indian government's decision to remove 500 and 1000 rupee notes from circulation has frozen border trade with Myanmar, where traders are concerned that some of their rupee holdings could become worthless.

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  17. Controversy as Myanmar govt sacks Deputy Agriculture MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | The Nation

    The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Tun Win, was sacked by the ruling National League for Democracy on Friday. The order was signed by President Htin Kyaw under Section 235 of the constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Section 69 of the Union Government Law.

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  18. China begins Mekong region eye care tour program in MyanmarRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Xinhuanet

    A medical team including eye specialists from Aier Eye Hospital Group based in China was sent to Myanmar to cure and perform surgeries for patients suffering eye cataract, said Peng Zhikun, permanent secretary of Aier Eye Hospital Group. Hong Liang, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar, said the project is a part of the Lancang-Mekong River cooperation framework.

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  19. Myanmar to export 100,000 tonnes of pulses to IndiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Newkerala.com

    India has proposed to increase its demand for Myanmar's mung beans and pigeon peas by 25,000 tonnes per year starting next year, Xinhua news agency reported. However, the country's yield has declined since last year although the country produced over 600,000 tonnes of mung beans and over 200,000 tonnes of pigeon peas before.

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  20. New committee tackles exchange rate in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Bangkok Post

    Chairs are lined up for the morning meeting at a room for daily foreign exchange auctions at the Central Bank of Myanmar in Yangon. A committee chaired by officials from the Myanmar Finance Ministry and the central bank has been created to deal with exchange rate volatility.

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