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  1. Volunteer wounded in second attack on Myanmar convoy - Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | AlertNet

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  2. Asean must be prudent on Islamic StateRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Nation

    With a few hundred fighters from Indonesia, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines active in the Islamic States in Syria and Iraq, Asean must take concrete action now to tackle the issue of their activities head-on and in comprehensive ways. Since the last Asean Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, the grouping has issued four statements in less than four months on the rise of IS - a record in responding to a specific problem - reiterating its determination to fight against violent extremism and promote moderation.


  3. MoreRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Art Daily

    Asia Society Museum presents a landmark exhibition of spectacular works of art from collections in Myanmar and the United States. Buddhist Art of Myanmar comprises approximately 70 works from the fifth through the early twentieth century and includes stone, bronze, and lacquered wood sculptures as well as textiles, paintings, and ritual implements.


  4. 'Chinese mercenaries' aiding KokangRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The government of Myanmar says that former Chinese soldiers recruited as mercenaries are among those supporting ethnic Kokang rebels in deadly fighting against government troops. Lt Gen Mya Htun Oo, chief of military affairs security, made the claim on Saturday as a broader spectrum of ethnic rebel groups issued a statement of moral support for the Kokang.


  5. Myanmar says more than 130 dead in fighting near China borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 |

    Myanmar's army on Saturday said more than 130 people had died in a deepening battle with rebels in the northeast, declaring it would not rest until stability was restored to the border area which tens of thousands have fled. Myanmar's Chief of Military Affairs Security, Lt Gen Mya Tun Oo, talks to journalists during a press conference at the Defence Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.


  6. Iran drawn with India in Asian U23 Volleyball ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Tehran Times

    The nine-day championship will qualify two teams for the second FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship, which will take place in Dubai, the United Arabs Emirates from August 24-31. Nineteen teams have confirmed their participation in the inaugural competition due to be held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from May 12-20, wrote.


  7. Malaria epidemic fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A government health worker takes a blood sample from a woman to be tested for malaria in Ta Gay Laung village hall in Hpa-An district in Kayin state, southeastern Myanmar, Nov 28. Experts say Myanmar, which has the largest malaria burden in the region, is the next frontier in the spread of resistance to artemisinin. A strain of malaria with total resistance to the antimalarial drug artemisinin has spread through Southeast Asia and is nearing Myanmar's border with India, threatening to repeat history and render crucial medicines useless, scientists said on Friday.


  8. Will Burma Opium War Draw in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | High Times

    In another grim signal of a widening war in northern Burma's opium zones, last week saw an outbreak of intense fighting between government forces and ethnic rebels, prompting some 50,000 Kokang civilians to flee across the border to China. The clashes at the town of Laukkai, Shan state, saw government air-strikes and helicopter strafing on villages controlled by the Kokang rebel group, the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army , and two allied militias.


  9. India-Myanmar bilateral trade expected to reach $10 bn by 2020Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 |

    The volume of bilateral trade between India and Myanmar is expected to reach $10 billion by 2020, said an official of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Thursday. This was the outcome of discussion here Wednesday at the Joint Trade and Investment Forum which focused on trade promotion, cooperation between business communities in the two countries and investment potential in various sector including renewable energy, health services and infrastructure development, said the official, who did not wish to be named.


  10. Mizzima News: Meeting seeks to boost Myanmar-India tradeRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Burmanet

    Myanmar and India's commerce ministers reiterated their mutual desire to improve trade between their two countries at a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, according to the Business Standard on February 17. The 5th India- Myanmar Joint Trade Committee meeting was held on February 17 and co-chaired by Myanmar Minister of Commerce U Win Myint and Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman. The meeting was preceded by a gathering of senior officials of India and Myanmar the day before.


  11. Myanmar improves connectivity.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 4 Hoteliers

    Air KBZ, a domestic carrier of Myanmar Airlines International , has plans to expand its routes into second tier cities, whilst MAI continues to serve primary cities. Air KBZ will open new routes to Thailand with Chiang Mai and Mae Sot, a city located near the Burmese border.


  12. Telenor Myanmar grows at million customers a month in first quarterRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | LIRNEasia

    Telenor ended its first quarter in Myanmar with 3.406 million mobile customers. The new mobile operator generated NOK 287 million in revenues in Q4 2014 and an EBITDA loss of NOK 248 million.


  13. India, ASEAN to work together to realize potentials in Agri and Food SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    India has moved with a great sense of priority and speed to turn its 'Look East Policy' into an 'Act East Policy'. ASEAN is at the core of India's Act East Policy and at the centre of dream of an Asian century.


  14. 'Dozens killed' in Myanmar fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | BBC News

    Nearly 50 soldiers have been killed in three days of fighting between government troops and Kokang ethnic rebels in Myanmar, state media report. The Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said airstrikes had been used in the response to the flare-up in Shan state, near the Chinese border.


  15. Myanmar marks unity day, but peace remains elusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 |

    Myanmar's government on Thursday held a sombre ceremony marking the nation's symbolic unification after the colonial era, but a coveted ceasefire with ethnic rebel groups remained out of reach as conflict sweeps across northern borderlands. Myanmar soldiers stand to salute the national flag during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of Union Day at public square in Yangon, Myanmar.


  16. Ethnic tensions mar Union Day in BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Asian Correspondent

    The stalling of ceasefire talks between the Burmese government and ethnic rebels means that this year's traditional display of military might on Shan National Day by the Restoration Council of Shan State/ Shan State Army is unlikely to be their last. Authorities in Nay Pyi Taw where hoping today, Union Day, would bring real progress with the signing of a nationwide ceasefire agreement .


  17. Monday Five Thirty: Get High Off 'Sky Beer' in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Jaunted

    Aside from providing much needed shade and scenery to the hot and dry areas of Southeast Asia , the toddy palm also gives back with something to drink while you sit beneath it. Generally referred to as palm wine throughout the region, the locals in Myanmar affectionately call it "sky beer."


  18. Mizzima News: Shell and partner to dig deep in three offshore oil and gas fieldsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Burmanet

    Shell and its Japanese partner Mitsui Oil Exploration Company or MOECO have just signed exploration and production sharing contracts with Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise of Myanmar for three deep-water blocks. "We are pleased to be able to sign the PSCs to operate the three offshore deep-water blocks with the Government of Myanmar and our partner MOECO," said Mr. Graeme Smith, VP Exploration Asia and Australia at Royal Dutch Shell.


  19. Mizzima News: World Bank project targets maternal and child healthcareRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Burmanet

    Myanmar has signed a new agreement with the World Bank to bring improved maternal, newborn and child healthcare to millions of mothers and young children in the country. The agreement was signed in Nay Pyi Taw on February 5, according to a World Bank press release published on the day.


  20. The Irrawaddy: Shell inks contract to explore 3 offshore oil and gas blocks - Kyaw Hsu MonRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Burmanet

    Royal Dutch Shell and its Japanese partner Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. signed an exploration and production sharing contract with state-owned firm Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise in Naypyidaw on Thursday for three offshore deep-water blocks. The contract allows Shell to assess the potential of deep-water blocks AD-9 and AD-11 off Arakan State and MD-5 off Tenasserim Division, according to a press release issued by the Anglo-Dutch firm.