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For three days last week, more than 250 journalists belonged to ethnic groups from all over Myanmar gathered here with clear objectives: to make their voices heard and to strengthen their nascent media network as well as improve journalistic skills and professionalism.
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Sweden Town Supervisor Rob Carges has been thrust into the role of Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai .
Ethnic Rohingya living in Malaysia rally in Kuala Lumpur in 2012, calling for a stop to the killings and violence toward the Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar.
From Norsyafawati Ab Wahab YANGON, March 9 -- FGV Pho La Min Co Ltd, a joint venture company between FGV Myanmar Pte Ltd and Pho La Min Trading Co Ltd , will invest between US$10 million and US$15 million to set up a rubber processing plant in Myanmar.
Mar 07, Colombo: India said today that it has just received the United States-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka and it is currently being examined by the Indian officials in Geneva.
With the planned Burmese-language translation of a comprehensive portrayal of the personal life of Burma's last royal family, the Burmese will soon have a chance to learn more about King Thibaw and other royals after their exile to India.
Passengers look out the windows of a bus as they travel around Yangon, July 3, 2013.
A Muslim woman carries her child and a bag of aid at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Sittwe in Rakhine state, western Myanmar.
A colonial-era law criminalizing "unnatural" sex is reinforcing the stigma that leaves men who have sex with men in Myanmar "hidden, silenced and shamed", hindering efforts to contain HIV/AIDS among this highly at-risk group, AIDS experts and activists say.
The Irrawaddy magazine's founding editor-in-chief Aung Zaw was honored with the 2013 Shorenstein Journalism Award from Stanford University's Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center on Thursday, becoming the first Burmese to receive the award.
A little-known private company based in Bangkok is the latest to lay claim to becoming the major electricity provider for the Dawei Special Economic Zone-a project to build a regional economic hub in southern Burma that has generated much talk, but little action.
Rangoon Ruby features fiery chicken tofu, chicken breast wok fried with tofu, string beans, bell pepper and basil in a sweet and spicy sauce.
Army Air Corps pilot 1st Lt. Horace Joe Gabbart was behind the controls of a C-47B heading from Rangoon, Burma, to Barrackpore, India with two other crewmembers, eight American Graves Registration Service personnel and the remains of 38 recovered American servicemembers when they disappeared without a trace on May 17, 1946.
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has returned home from Myanmar on Thursday afternoon after wrapping up his first foreign visit since assuming office.
A senior business spokesman in Myanmar says forging local partnerships will be the key success factor for Thai companies looking to establish a presence in that country.
Japanese auto giants Suzuki and Toyota are among the bidders for parts and manufacturing facilities at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, Myanmar's investment commission said.