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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.
Some shops in Mandalay have already begun selling a limited number of Ooredoo SIM cards, as the Qatari company remains tight-lipped about when its mobile phone cards will go on general sale.
A day after the removal of Information Minister Aung Kyi was announced, it emerged on Wednesday that President Thein Sein has nominated his spokesman and Deputy Information Minister Ye Htut as the new minister.
At 20 pages, with seven chapters and about 120 different points, it's hard not to agree with the international conflict resolution expert who recently called Myanmar's draft nationwide ceasefire agreement as the world's lengthiest ceasefire deal.
On 26th Street in downtown Yangon is a building almost hidden from sight and barely noticed by those who pass it every day.
Aung San Suu Kyi stands during a vote in Parliament's Lower House on July 24, voicing her opposition to an electoral system based on proportional representation.
Abdul Subhan, the 42-year-old Lashkar-e-Taiba operative arrested by Delhi Police July 20, has revealed details about indoctrination of hardcore criminals in Tihar jail for jihad.
It has no place on official maps, but parts of Myanmar fall within a geographical zone described by some Southeast Asia scholars as Zomia.
The Burmese Parliament's Lower House will form a commission to discuss the proportional representation electoral system, lawmakers said, after three days of heated debate on the proposal to change how future governments are elected.
The Burmese government and private tow companies have teamed up to provide emergency services along the Rangoon-Naypyidaw-Mandalay highway, a 386-mile stretch of road macabrely dubbed the "death highway" for the frequent fatalities that have plagued it.
Burmese police on Monday seized more than US$2.3 million worth of opium and several automatic weapons in Tachileik, on the Thai-Burmese border in eastern Shan State.
According to a report by Eleven Group on the 20th, Myanmar Ministry of Railway Transportation formally released information that the Sino-Myanmar Kyaukpyu-Kunming Railway project has run aground.
Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Yangon International Airport, Myanmar, 26 July 2014 Introduction: Good evening and thank you all for coming today.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 01:49 am
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