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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.
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The Myanmar government is tightening its regulations to ensure that future investors will have the financial capabilities to fulfil the requirements of developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone .
Ten members of National League for Democracy left for a goodwill visit to China on Sunday, 8 December, at the invitation of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to an NLD spokesman.
Many people have limited knowledge of Myanmar, also known as Burma. They might have heard of the Road to Burma, from World War II history class.
Having visited Cambodia and Korea on this whirlwind tour of the region, I touched down in my third and last country-Myanmar.
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As part of a program of reforms to reopen a country tightly confined for half a century, Burma's government last week reopened Rangoon University to undergraduates.
Tensions were high in Thingangyun Township, eastern Rangoon, on Monday as dozens of land protestors defied a government warning to leave the area by sundown or face a crackdown by security forces.
After last week's landmark decision to allow the BBC to open a bureau in Burma, we explore SouthEast Asia's Forbidden Land.
A smiling Chin child wearing a thanaka mask. The paste made from ground bark is used as a cosmetic and sunscreen.
Over 700 workers of Great Wall Shoe Factory in Shwe Lin Pan Industrial Zone went on strike on December 6, demanding increase in their wages and labour rights on.
Patrick Boehler has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao.
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Pan Pacific Hotels has announced a conditional JV with Shwe Taung Group, one of Myanmar's real estate corporations and infrastructure development, to develop the first 'Pan Pacific' hotel in Myanmar, to be known as Pan Pacific Yangon.
A reformist government and an easing of sanctions mean that Myanmar , a former pariah state in Western eyes, is increasingly open for business.