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2 hrs ago | Digital Post Production
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5 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
The historic return of the Southeast Asian Games to Burma, 44 years after the country last hosted a regional games, was officially marked in Naypyidaw on Wednesday evening with captivating performances featuring hundreds of traditional, and some more modern, songs and dances.
9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to pledge 60 billion yen in loans to Myanmar, chiefly to help it build infrastructure, at an upcoming summit with President Thein Sein, a Japanese government source said Thursday.
In the past week, the Ministry of Commerce has intensified its crackdown on what it deems illegally imported alcohol, sparking further unrest among retailers, including Burma's biggest supermarket chain City Mart.
International Peace Day march organizer May Sabe Phyu talks to media outside the Sanchaung Township courthouse on Nov. 26, 2013.
One of the few remaining survivors of the Second World War's Death Railway lives just outside York.
The Burma government on Wednesday released 41 political prisoners from its jails, leaving only 44 prisoners of conscience in the country, according to the leading group campaigning on the issue.
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.
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.