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1 hr ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
With its bumpy roads and deep poverty, Myanmar is one of the last places you expect to come across a flashy new Ferrari sports car.
5 hrs ago | United Nations
The group of 91 people arrived in the capital, Yangon, earlier this week where, for many of them, they met their families for the first time after several years of separation, according to the office of the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict.
10 hrs ago | Total Telecom
With the country's population standing at around 60 million, that puts mobile penetration at above 50%, up from just 12.3%, according to Ovum, at the end of 2013.
14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
That's the dichotomy of Burma today: Invest early and deal with the risks as your money doubles or triples in value... or rises 10- or even 100-fold.
15 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Residents of a Shan village in Namkham Township, northern Shan State, have fled their homes after the Burma Army harshly interrogated several villagers about the recent assassination of two military officers on a nearby road, local sources said on Friday.
16 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Novice Buddhist monks walk to collect alms in the rain following a cleric's rule of no footwear nor use of umbrellas on a street of Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, July 31, 2014.
16 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
17 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
The Burma Army released another 91 children and young people from service on Friday, bringing the total number of minors allowed to leave the military in the past two years to 364, according to a United Nations agency.
Trade show to introduce new technology to boost productivity of local manufacturing sector Singapore, July 31, 2014 - - Myanmar's first dedicated manufacturing trade exhibition will be held at the Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon, from 2 - 4 October 2014.
IN MANDALAY in central Myanmar, another bout of bloody sectarian violence between Buddhists and Muslims recently left two dead and many injured.
A new flock of no-frills airlines is descending on Bangkok's Don Mueang airport, whose significance as the region's low-cost carrier hub is growing amid optimism for a traffic recovery.
A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the Andaman Islands on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.
People count votes at a ballot station during by-elections in Rangoon on April 1, 2012.
Myanmar authorities have seized 140 kilograms of heroin packed into blocks and hidden in a car in the notorious "Golden Triangle" area near the Thai border, police said Thursday.
Interra Resources Limited informed its shareholders that its jointly controlled entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc , has commenced drilling development well CHK 1191 in the Chauk oil field in Myanmar.
Imphal, July 29: An Imphal-based private hospital's dream of making Manipur a destination for medical tourism in Southeast Asia is nearing realisation with neighbouring Myanmar sending not only patients but also medical teams for training here.
In eastern Myanmar, just a stone's throw from the Chinese border, lies a den of drug smuggling, gambling, and vice.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:45 pm
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