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  1. Myanmar Times: Fighting intensifies in Kachin as peace conference...Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Burmanet

    Intense fighting between the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army continues with just one week before the start of the 21st-century Panglong Conference, to be held from August 31 to September 4 in Nay Pyi Taw with the hopes of fostering peace between the country's armed ethnic groups. Fighting erupted last week in KIA-controlled areas but has intensified this week.

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  2. Myanmar Times: China offers to help Myanmar with water management - Htoo ThantRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Burmanet

    China has extended an offer to assist Myanmar with a large-scale project to prevent natural disasters, says the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. Chinese ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang met with Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement U Win Myat Aye in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

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  3. Myanmar's armed groups to join Panglong conferenceRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 25 : Non-signatory armed groups of the Nationwide Ceasefire Accord in Myanmar on Thursday decided to attend the 21st Century Panglong Ethnic Conference here on August 31, authorities said. All UNFC member organisations will join the Panglong conference with the aim of building a federal union through political dialogue, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  4. Emerging nexus between Myanmar, Thailan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Aung San Suu Kyi's five-day trip to China confirms the emergence of a new triangular strategic partnership involving Myanmar, Thailand and China. The three share a more than 4,605-kilometer border .

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  5. Myanmar earthquake: Four killed, 190 ancient pagodas destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | India.com

    Yangon, Aug 25: A 6.8-magnitude powerful earthquake, which shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killed at least four people and damaged 190 ancient famous pagodas in Bagan-Nyaung Oo region and Rakhine state, official report said on Thursday. A man and a women died in Pakkoku township in Magway region when a tobacco processing factory collapsed and two young girls aged seven and 15 also lost their lives in Yenanchaung township, Xinhua quoted local Information and Public Relations Department as saying.

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  6. Myanmar Times: Non-signatories granted eight seats on Panglong...Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | Burmanet

    Eight seats have been reserved for non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement on the joint preparatory committee for the upcoming 21st-century Panglong Conference, sources involved in the planning said yesterday after a meeting of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee. During the meeting of the UPDJC - a key tripartite peace committee comprising representatives of the government, ethnic armed group NCA signatories and political parties - attendees agreed to grant the eight seats to the non-signatory ethnic armed groups, who will sit with equal standing to eight representatives from the signatories.

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  7. Myanmar to launch single-stop inspection at bordersRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 18 : Myanmar will deploy single-stop inspections at border gates with neighbouring countries to prevent illegal trade, officials said on Thursday. Minister of Commerce Than Myint told the House of Nationalities that discussions wereunderway with the two neighbouring countries -- China and Thailand for the move, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  8. cto launch single-stop c at bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | India.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 18 : Myanmar will deploy single-stop inspections at border gates with neighbouring countries to prevent illegal trade, officials said on Thursday. Minister of Commerce Than Myint told the House of Nationalities that discussions wereunderway with the two neighbouring countries - China and Thailand for the move, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  9. Su Kyi to discuss peace process, Myitsone dam in BeijingRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 17 : Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi who left Yangon on Wednesday for an official visit to Beijing, will discuss the peace process in her country and Chinese projects such as the controversial Myitsone dam. Suu Kyi, also the Foreign Minister, is expected to meet Chinese leadership and exchange views on the bilateral relations and cooperation, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  10. Mizzima: Myanmar- a new game changer in ASEAN-China ties - Kavi ChongkittavornRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 | Burmanet

    For State Councillor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, the upcoming visit to China will be the most significant foreign trip ever for her country since the National league of Democracy took power last November. For the first time in sixty years since the U Nu government, Myanmar is now engaging with China as a democratic country.

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  11. Myanmar Times: Government envisions Union peace dialogue every six months - Pyae Thet PhyoRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 | Burmanet

    Without peace there will not be any economic development, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said yesterday as chair of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee , while a senior member of her government revealed its plan to hold high-level peace conferences every six months. "We will have peace of mind only once we have peace," she said at a committee session in Nay Pyi Taw.

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  12. Frontier Myanmar: No debate, decisions at Panglong conference - Nyan Hlaing LynnRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 | Burmanet

    No decisions will be made at the 21st Century Panglong conference, negotiators said on Monday, after they conceded that there was not enough time to make the necessary changes to the political dialogue framework. Members of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee agreed at a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on August 15 that the meeting would be all-inclusive, with all ethnic armed groups allowed to attend.

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  13. Ooredoo hits 500,000 LTE user milestone, plans 1800MHz spectrum bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Qatari-owned cellco Ooredoo Myanmar has signed up more than 500,000 users to its new 4G service since its launch in May this year, the Myanmar Times reports, citing network covered areas of across Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw at launch, and is now available to around 4.6 million people. Commenting on the popularity of the new high-speed services, Mr Meza said that the uptake of 4G was the second time that the Myanmar market had taken Ooredoo by surprise, the first being the rapid adoption of smartphones across the country after the cellco's launch in 2014.

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  14. Myanmar State Counselor Calls For Solidarity For Long-Lasting PeaceRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday called for a compromise to achieve long-lasting peace in the country, Vietnam News Agency reports. Speaking at the opening of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, the State Counselor who is also the UPDJC chairperson stated that the lack of peace in the country since independence was due to a failure to meet the needs of people, warning that the situation could lead to an economic collapse.

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  15. Xinhua: Myanmar state counselor calls for consensus in seeking peaceRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Burmanet

    Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday called for reaching common consensus in seeking eternal peace in the country. Speaking at the opening of the two-day meeting of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee's in Nay Pyi Taw, Aung San Suu Kyi, who is the committee's chairperson, said that the non-existence of peace in the country since independence was due to the failure to meet the needs of people, warning that the absence of lasting peace could cause the economy to collapse.

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  16. Myanmar Times: Panglong billed as mere 'opening ceremony' for...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Burmanet

    Expectations for a major breakthrough at the upcoming 21st-century Panglong Conference are being scaled back, with one individual involved in the peace talks describing the event as merely "the grand opening ceremony" for the government's efforts to end decades of civil war. An increasingly small window until the conference is convened - the government has set an August 31 start date - appears to be one of the main factors for the expectations management taking place, with some parties to the peace meet-up saying there is not enough time to prepare for it, including undertaking a review of the framework for political dialogue.

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  17. Frontier Myanmar: A satisfactory first 100 days - Sithu Aung MyintRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2016 | Burmanet

    It is more than 100 days since the National League for Democracy-backed government took office. A few days after the change of power the nation took a 10-day holiday for Thingyan, the traditional New Year festival, so the first 100 days seems to have passed quickly.

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  18. Myanmar pushes for more hydropower projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Nation

    Htein Lwin, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Electric Power, said during the press conference to mark the government's first 100 days in power in Nay Pyi Taw that there is a need that Myanmar proceeds with planned hydropower projects. Hydropower projects would be implemented on the Thanlwin River, he said, urging people to support their implementation.

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  19. Mizzima: Measles outbreak containedRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | Burmanet

    An outbreak of measles which affected some remote villages in far northwestern Myanmar's Naga Self-Administrative Zone is now finally under control, according to the Naga SAZ authorities, state media reported. Specialists from the Public Health Department of Nay Pyi Taw and Sagaing Region hospitals are reportedly administering vaccinations and providing medical treatment for locals in areas where the disease broke out.

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  20. Twinings enters MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Nation

    Stephen Twining, a member of the 10th generation of the family that has churned out the premium tea for 310 years, was at the official launch in Myanmar on August 5. He said Myanmar offered a opportunity for high growth, with a large tea-drinking population. "Tea is well-loved in Myanmar, so it makes absolute sense for Twinings to be here.

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