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  1. Media, civil society should boost India-Myanmar ties: ExpertsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Shillong, April 24 : With a new dispensation in place in Myanmar where Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is effectively in control of state affairs, experts are of the view that Indian civil society and the media should play an effective role in promoting bilateral ties with an important and strategic neighbour. "Civil society in Myanmar has been hounded by the government so far," said Walter Fernandes, senior fellow in the North Eastern Social Research Centre, Guwahati.

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  2. Aung San Suu Kyi to clarify Myanmar's new foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | India.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, April 21 : Aung San Suu Kyi, now Myanmar's new foreign minister, will clarify the new orientation of the government's foreign policy to diplomats here on Friday, authorities said on Thursday. Invitation has been sent out to 93 embassies, including a UN agency, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  3. Communications Ministry to Issue Fourth Telco License Before New Govt Takes OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    After months of delays, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology now says that Burma's fourth and final telecoms operator will be finalized before the new government takes office at the end of March. The tender for the position was opened to domestic firms in July, and the fourth license was expected to be awarded by mid-October.

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  4. Suu Kyi to clarify Myanmar's new foreign policyRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, April 21 : Aung San Suu Kyi, now Myanmar's new foreign minister, will clarify the new orientation of the government's foreign policy to diplomats here on Friday, authorities said on Thursday. Invitation has been sent out to 93 embassies, including a UN agency, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  5. Myanmar's new FM to clarify foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | China Daily

    Myanmar's new foreign minister Aung San Suu Kyi will clarify the new government's foreign policy with foreign diplomats in Nay Pyi Taw on Friday, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Aung San Suu Kyi's official meeting with foreign diplomats as a foreign minister will be the first after the new government of the ruling National League for Democracy took office on April 1. According to deputy director-general of the Political Department of the Foreign Ministry U Ko Ko Shein, Myanmar government's foreign policy is oriented to the protection of national interests, security, economic development, justice, stability and environmental sustainability.

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  6. 36 killed during Myanmar's water festivalRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, April 18 : A total of 36 people were killed and 316 injured during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival, the media reported on Monday. During the five-day water festival, 14 people were killed and 235 injured in accidents while 17 deaths were registered in other cases, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  7. What Aung San Suu Kyi has in common with Han dynasty's powerful ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Htin Kyaw and Aung San Suu Kyi arrive to attend a session of Myanmar Union Parliament in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Photo: Xinhua Htin Kyaw was last month sworn in as Myanmar's first civilian president in more than 50 years but Aung San Suu Kyi has just about told the whole world that she's the real person in charge.

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  8. Myanmar traditional water festival kicks off across countryRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Myanmar's traditional Thingyan Water Festival kicked off across the country Tuesday morning with the opening ceremony of the festival launched at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw. The ceremony was attended by new President U Htin Kyaw and the country's First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin.

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  9. Singapore, Myanmar to mark 50 years of diplomatic ties on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    YANGON: Singapore and Myanmar will mark 50 years of diplomatic relations on Tuesday , and both countries have lined up an array of activities to commemorate the event. Singapore's ambassador to Myanmar Robert Chua said the embassy hopes to hold a film festival of Singapore films in Yangon and orchestra performances in Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon.

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  10. 61 political prisoners released in MyanmarRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, April 10 : Sixty-one more political prisoners including activists and students facing trials were released after their cases were withdrawn, official sources said on Sunday. The latest release brought the total of political prisoners freed to 199 including 36 women, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  11. Aung San Suu Kyi undergoes eye operation in MyanmarRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Yangon , Apr.9 : Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi underwent an eye operation in Nay Pyi Taw on Saturday morning. This was revealed by U Win Htein, a member of the central executive committee of the ruling National League for Democracy.

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  12. Suu Kyi has cataract surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar's new civilian government, underwent successful cataract surgery on Saturday, the New York Times reports. The operation, to remove a cataract from one eye, was performed at a government hospital in Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar's capital, said U Win Htein, a senior official with the National League for Democracy.

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  13. Aung San Suu Kyi undergoes eye operationRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, April 9 : Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi underwent eye operation here on Saturday, said U Win Htein, member of the central executive committee of the National League for Democracy. "Her eye operation is successful but she has to take rest for an operation on another eye on April 16," Xinhua quoted U Win Htein as saying.

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  14. Hundreds of political prisoners freed in MyanmarRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, April 8 : The newly-installed democratic government in Myanmar on Friday freed hundreds of people as part of a nationwide release of prisoners ahead of Thingyan, the Burmese New Year Water Festival. Families and activists gathered outside the gates of Insein Prison, near Yangon, to greet those who were freed on Friday, Efe news agency reported.

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  15. Myanmar Times: Central Bank halves departments - Aye Thidar KyawRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Burmanet

    An organisational revamp at the Central Bank of Myanmar has more than halved the number of departments, and should make the bank more efficient, officials said. The new structure comprises seven departments: Governor's Office, Monetary Policy Affairs and Bank Regulation, Currency Management, Administration and Human Resources Development, Financial Institutions Supervision, Foreign Exchange Management, and Accounts.

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  16. Suu Kyi becomes Myanmar state counselorRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    NAY PYI TAW, March 22, 2016 -- File photo taken on March 15, 2016, shows Chairperson of National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi talking with U Win Myint, speaker of the House of Representatives , as they leave after attending a session of the Union Parliament in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Myanmar's Union Parliament on March 22 announced 18 nominees of ministers including Aung San Suu Kyi submitted by president-elect U Htin Kyaw.

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  17. Myanmar's new government should be more accommodating with power: AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Myanmar's new president Htin Kyaw and National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to parliament in Nay Pyi Taw Mar 30, 2016. YANGON: Myanmar's new government has been in office for about a week, but some people have already expressed concern over some of its practices in parliament.

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  18. Communications Ministry to Issue Fourth Telco License Before New Govt Takes OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    After months of delays, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology now says that Burma's fourth and final telecoms operator will be finalized before the new government takes office at the end of March. The tender for the position was opened to domestic firms in July, and the fourth license was expected to be awarded by mid-October.

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  19. China pledges support to MyanmarRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Naypyidaw, Apr. 6 : China has pledged its support for Myanmar's new government and also touched on Beijing's investment projects, including the suspended Myitsone dam. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Aung San Suu Kyi and held discussions of mutual interest in capital Nay Pyi Taw.

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  20. Myanmar Lawmakers OK New Executive Post for Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Daily Chappaqua

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar' new foreign minister, told a press conference after meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Nay Pyi Taw on April 6 that she did not have detailed discussions with her Chinese counterpart about the Myitsone hydropower project. "There is huge potential and space in the China-Myanmar economic cooperation and it's inevitable that we'd run into some problems in the cooperative process", Wang said in Myanmar's capital, Naypyitaw .

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