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54 min ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Private Burmese banks are calling on the country's Central Bank to be more transparent in plans to grant limited operating licenses to foreign banks next month.
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Myanmar has discovered a suspected case of Ebola virus infection, Xinhua news agency reports quoting the Information Ministry on Wednesday.
Regional integration offers greater opportunities to narcotics producers and traffickers in Burma, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said on Wednesday, at a time when Asia's demand for methamphetamines shows signs of accelerating.
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Interra Resources Limited informed its shareholders that its jointly controlled entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc. , has completed development well CHK 1191 in the Chauk oil field in Myanmar as an oil producer.
An ethnic Pa-O political leader has issued advice to the Burmese government on its opium eradication efforts-either take serious action or stop harassing the farmers who are left with few choices but to grow poppies.
The Myanmarese economic deputy minister is expected to meet with Lotte Group's vice chairman Lee In-won in early September when he visits here.
A quest to unearth dozens of British Spitfire aircraft thought to be buried in Burma looks likely to come to an unsuccessful end in October, with monsoon rains hampering excavation efforts as the two-year search contract's expiration nears.
Myanmar workers will be sent to work in casinos and factories in Macau, Min Hlaing, chairman of the Overseas Employment Agency Federation, said on Saturday.
A group art show, "Made in Myanmar," is now on display at the Lokanat art gallery in downtown Rangoon, and as its name suggests, it features paintings that depict life in Burma.
In a move that a local politician has said was the first of its kind in Kachin State, the Burmese Army apologised to villagers displaced by recent clashes in Hpakant Township between government troops and the Kachin Independence Army .
The Myanmar government's chief peace negotiator Aung Min said on Monday a national ceasefire pact could be signed soon, claiming significant progress in negotiations between the government and armed ethnic groups..
One civilian was shot dead and another hospitalized with a gunshot wound following a clash between government troops and the Ta'ang National Liberation Army on Monday morning in northern Shan State, according to the ethnic rebel group.
Burma's first nationwide census in three decades was conducted successfully and in line with international standards across the country, with the exception of Arakan State, according to a team of independent observers.
VETERANS and town leaders gathered together in Evesham to commemorate the anniversary of the end of the war in the Far East in 1945.
The UN on Monday warned that widespread criminal activity in Myanmar was undermining stability and development, as it hailed a new partnership with the government to tackle "significant" crime and drug problems in the impoverished country.
The Burmese government and ethnic leaders say they will hold another round of peace talks early next month to hammer out final disagreements before setting a date for the nationwide ceasefire accord.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 07:28 am
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