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More than 50 people are continuing a sit-down protest in Rangoon's Thingangyun Township, after defiantly resisting an alleged attack by thugs and repeated ultimatums from authorities to vacate their protest camp.
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Burma's government wants to upgrade the country's main railway line from Rangoon to Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, almost 1,000 miles north on the Irrawaddy River.
Political activist Naw Ohn Hla was on Tuesday charged under Article 296 of the Burmese penal code - for disturbing a religious assembly.
Activists in Burma say that although the country's human rights situation is better now than it was under decades of oppressive military rule, rights abuses persist in the Southeast Asian nation.
Shangri-La International Hotel Management will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2017 and with a prime location on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 350-room Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will command magnificent views of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda and unparalleled vistas over the lake.
KARACHI: Pakistan and Myanmar must make joint efforts to enhance the existing low trade volume between the two countries.
On Wednesday, the 27th Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony will be held in the gleaming new Wunna Theikdi Stadium in the capital Naypyidaw.
An initiative has been launched to modernize Myanmar's postal system by introducing Japan's fast, efficient and precise services, in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic revitalization plans featuring exports of advanced technologies and services, especially to developing countries in Asia.
Seven people were killed after a fire broke out at a department store on the outskirts of Yangon due to a suspected electrical fault, a fire department official said Tuesday.
With a ban on log exports set for next year, foreign buyers of Burmese teak and other rare woods are looking to open timber processing facilities inside Burma.
The Myanmar government is tightening its regulations to ensure that future investors will have the financial capabilities to fulfil the requirements of developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone .
Ten members of National League for Democracy left for a goodwill visit to China on Sunday, 8 December, at the invitation of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to an NLD spokesman.
Many people have limited knowledge of Myanmar, also known as Burma. They might have heard of the Road to Burma, from World War II history class.
Having visited Cambodia and Korea on this whirlwind tour of the region, I touched down in my third and last country-Myanmar.
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As part of a program of reforms to reopen a country tightly confined for half a century, Burma's government last week reopened Rangoon University to undergraduates.
Tensions were high in Thingangyun Township, eastern Rangoon, on Monday as dozens of land protestors defied a government warning to leave the area by sundown or face a crackdown by security forces.