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Economic ties, border issues on agenda in Beijing for President Htin Kyaw
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 16:45

Economic cooperation and border management will be high on the Myanmar president's agenda as he makes his first visit to China amid an economic slowdown at home and increased fighting with armed ethnic groups, Chinese analysts said.

Myanmar President U...

[Mizzima News]
State Counsellor: thanks to people
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:15

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi expressed thanks to the people for their understanding of the incumbent government, pledging that the one-year-old administration would continue to march on the road to establishing a federal union with eternal peace and introducing a new m...

[Global New Light of Myanmar]
A Chinese-Backed Dam Project Leaves Myanmar in a Bind
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:15

AUNG MYIN THA, Myanmar — For six years, Daw Kaw Bu has waited to return to the village she was forced to leave to make way for a dam that has yet to be built.

“I pray to God to let me work on my own land again,” she said on a recent afternoon, sitting...

[New York Times]
Kofi Annan led Rakhine commission released its interim report
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:15

Let me make a few introductory remarks on our report.

First, we should  accept that the nature of the crisis facing Rakhine state has changed due to the attacks of 9 October and the subsequent security operations.

This has led...

[Rakhine commission]
Tackling Asia's final technology frontier
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:15

YANGON, Myanmar — Honey Mya Win didn't have to look far to discover the tech potential for Myanmar. A 26-year-old former telecom engineer at Huawei, she was directly involved in configuring mobile phone towers and base station controllers that expanded 3G access to the once rec...

[CNBC]
President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin paid a visit to Chin State recently.
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 09:15

President U Htin Kyaw arrived in Chin State yesterday morning and visited the general hospitals in Tonzang, Tiddim and Falam and spoke with its residents.

[The Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office]
Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin received by the King Norodom Sihamoni of Combodia in Phnom Penh.
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 08:45

Htin Kyaw, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, arrived in Cambodia at noon on Friday on a four-day state visit and will be received by King Norodom Sihamoni at the Royal Palace in the afternoon. 

[Khmer Times]
"Myanmar-United States relationship reached to a higher level with the visits of the Presidents of two countries recenty." said Ambassador U Aung Lynn at a reception on 18 January 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 01:45

The Myanmar-US relationship reached to a higher level with the visits of the Presidents of two countries. President Obama became the first US President to visit Myanmar in November 2012 and he paid a second visit to our country in November 2014 to attend the ASEAN US meeting. P...

Rakhine commission releases interim report
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:00

In its first report, the investigation commission on Rakhine yesterday denied “external” allegations of abuses related to the ongoing counter-insurgency campaign in the restive northern state. The interim report was released on the same day as the Ministry of Home Affairs annou...

[Myanmar Times]
Myanmar Scout Centenary held with opening address by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Monday, December 26, 2016 - 12:15

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor, made the opening address at the Myanmar Scout Centenary held at the diamond jubilee hall of Yangon University yesterday.

[The Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Counsellor Office]