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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]
Myanmar is growing at 8 per cent, fuelling a shipping boom
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:45

Myanmar’s oil imports are surging to fuel a fast-growing economy and rebuild rotting infrastructure, creating a small but profitable route for ships making a beeline for the emerging southeast Asian nation from the regional hub of Singapore.

[The Hindu]