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Myanmar pardons 452 prisoners - 15 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 15 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein Thursday announced amnesty for 452 prisoners, including foreigners, the New Light of Myanmar reported.The amnesty was granted on humanitarian ground and for "prolonging friendship

Myanmar seeks foreign collaboration in education - 08 Jun 2012
Yangon, June 8 (IANS) Myanmar will collaborate with the US and France in the education sector.The Johns Hopkins University of the US, and France's University Lyons 2 and University Montpellier 2 are some of the institutions Myanmar

Japan to provide aid to Myanmar - 31 May 2012
Yangon, May 31 (IANS) Japan will provide technical aid to Myanmar... of Myanmar and the Daiwa Research Institute and Tokyo Stock Exchange of Japan in Nay Pyi Taw, said the New Light of Myanmar. Myanmar Minister of Finance and Revenue U

Factfile on Myanmar - 27 May 2012
Factfile on Myanmar, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday began a three-day visit - the first by an Indian prime minister in 25 years.* President - Thein Sein, a former general* Government - Nominally civilian government installed

Myanmar to launch satellite - 22 Aug 2012
Yangon, Aug 22 (IANS) Myanmar will launch a small satellite with Japanese... with the help of Marubeni Aerospace of Japan for use by Myanmar's Meteorology and Hydrology Department of the Ministry of Transport, said the New Light of Myanmar

Canada to open embassy in Myanmar - 14 Jul 2012
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Canada will open an embassy in Myanmar, said Canadian... with the government of Myanmar "in the coming weeks and months" to open the diplomatic... to be encouraged" by the changes taking place in Myanmar, and expressed hope

Myanmar to build airport - 01 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 1 (IANS) Myanmar is looking at building an airport in Rakhine state, a media report said Thursday.Myanmar wants to build the airport on Yanbye island as part of the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Project, reported

US extends Myanmar sanctions - 18 May 2012
Myanmar for another year. "The United States is committed to supporting (Myanmar) Burma's reform effort, but the situation continues to pose an extraordinary... the sanctions that respond to this threat," Obama said. The Myanmar government

Myanmar, India entrepreneurs to meet - 23 Oct 2012
Yangon, Oct 23 (IANS) Entrepreneurs from India and Myanmar will meet here next... at promoting bilateral trade and investment, the Myanmar Federation of Chambers..., Xinhua reported Tuesday. According to Myanmar's official figures, Myanmar

Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Luxembourg - 16 Aug 2012
Yangon, Aug 16 (IANS) Myanmar has established diplomatic ties with Luxembourg, the third country that Myanmar forged links so far in 2012 after Malawi... has brought the total number of countries in the world with which Myanmar has

India wants Myanmar to act on insurgency on border - 08 Feb 2009
Mandalay (Myanmar), Feb.8 (ANI): India has asked Myanmar to act... their bases along the India-Myanmar border. Minister of State for Defence M. M... of Myanmar had been asked to cooperate on combating insurgents. "It is strategically

Myanmar planning population census - 03 May 2012
Yangon, May 3 (IANS) Myanmar Thursday organised a conference in collaboration with the UN Population Fund for undertaking a population census in 2014. ... and media support. Myanmar last held its population census in 1983.  

Canada to open embassy in Myanmar - 17 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 17 (IANS) Canada will open an embassy in Myanmar for the first... as part of his two-week tour of Asian countries, also said that Myanmar already has... of its trade and investment ban against Myanmar in April following the government's

Switzerland opens embassy in Myanmar - 04 Nov 2012
links between the European country and Myanmar, official media reported Sunday.The set-up of the Swiss embassy in Myanmar's former capital Saturday came on the occasion of an official visit to Myanmar of Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs

Moderate earthquake jolts Myanmar - 13 Nov 2012
Yangnon, Nov 13 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale struck Myanmar's new capital Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday, Xinhua reported.No casualties and damage to properties was reported

Obama nominates ambassador to Myanmar - 18 May 2012
Mitchell as the country's first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years. "Today , I am nominating our first US ambassador to Burma (Myanmar) in 22 years, Derek... has been serving as the special representative and policy coordinator for Myanmar

Myanmar president to visit Bangladesh - 25 Jun 2012
Yangon, June 25 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein will embark on a three-day official visit to Bangladesh next month, the foreign ministry said.Thein... the issue of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh

Obama begins visit to Myanmar - 19 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 19 (IANS) Newly re?elected US President Barack Obama arrived here Monday to kick off his visit to Myanmar. As part of his four?day Southeast Asian tour to Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia, which started Saturday, Obama flew over

State of emergency in Myanmar state - 11 Jun 2012
Yangon, June 11 (IANS) The Myanmar government declared a state of emergency in coastal Rakhine state Sunday night following unrest.The declaration, aired.... Unprecedented unrest and violence have been occurring in Myanmar's Rakhine state

India-Myanmar trade and investment talks - 13 Oct 2008
with the Government of Myanmar in Mandalay at Myanmar on October 14. During... India-Myanmar border. At present, Moreh in Manipur is the only operational trade... with the Foreign Trade Bank of Myanmar for establishing such a mechanism.  Myanmar

India-Myanmar trade and investment talks - 14 Oct 2008
with the Government of Myanmar in Mandalay at Myanmar today. During the talks...-Myanmar border. At present, Moreh in Manipur is the only operational trade centre... Trade Bank of Myanmar for establishing such a mechanism.  Myanmar

Myanmar's president visits Thailand - 22 Jul 2012
Bangkok, July 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar President U Thein Sein arrived... are also likely to touch on the fate of some 500,000 undocumented Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand as well as about 92 Thai nationals detained in Myanmar

Myanmar, Singapore eye trade ties - 09 Jun 2012
Yangon, June 9 (IANS) Myanmar and Singapore will hold trade talks here next..., will visit Myanmar June 10-15, the Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce... fiscal year. Singapore is a major investor in Myanmar after China, Thailand

Myanmar, India to speed up renovation of Arnanda Pagoda - 27 Apr 2011
Yangon, Apr. 27 (ANI): Myanmar and India have both agreed to speed up the renovation of the Arnanda Pagoda in Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan. ... restoration project was discussed between Myanmar Union Deputy Minister of Culture

Obama to visit Myanmar Monday - 18 Nov 2012
a historic visit to Myanmar, one among the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).His trip to Myanmar will be the first ever visit by an incumbent US president in the country's history. In the history of Myanmar?US

India to strengthen people-to-people relation with Myanmar;PM - 27 May 2012
For a better bilateral relationship and strengthen the relations with Myanmar, India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh started his three day visit to Myanmar. On the occasion Manmohan Singh said after his departure for Myanmar in a statement

Myanmar president meets UN chief - 30 Apr 2012
Naypyidaw, April 30 (IANS) Myanmar president U Thein Sein held talks with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw Monday, a day after his arrival... in Myanmar's legislature.  Ban is also scheduled to travel back to Yangon

Japan, Myanmar open trade talks - 27 May 2012
Yangon, May 27 (IANS) Japan has opened negotiations with Myanmar... are trying to do business with Burma (Myanmar), we want to reach the agreement... and EU have eased most sanctions against Myanmar, except for arms sales

India- Myanmar to improve connectivity, security and trade - 28 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), May 28 (ANI): At a time when Myanmar is undergoing rapid transformation towards becoming a constitutional democracy, India and Myanmar... Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks with Myanmar leadership, the two

UAE calls for end of Myanmar violence - 11 Aug 2012
" about the ethnic violence in Myanmar that claimed hundreds of lives of Rohingya... bin Zayed Al Nahyan said.The international community should urge Myanmar to take

Myanmar to hold tourism meet in 2013 - 06 Oct 2012
Yangon, Oct 6 (IANS) Myanmar will hold an international tourism conference next... industry.The conference, jointly organised by Myanmar Tourism Federation and Sphere... are interested in Myanmar's tourism industry.According to the tourism ministry

Myanmar, EU vow to work for peace - 04 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 4 (IANS) Myanmar and the European Union have vowed to cooperate..., signed a joint declaration at Myanmar Peace Centre here, Xinhua reported.The centre is to serve as a platform for dialogue among all involved in Myanmar's ethnic

PM to deepen ties with Myanmar - 27 May 2012
to strengthen relations with Myanmar during a three-day visit starting Sunday."We... his departure.Manmohan Singh is the first Indian prime minister to visit Myanmar in a quarter century.The Indian leader hailed Myanmar's transition to democracy

Myanmar gas exploration contract inked - 11 Jun 2012
block in Myanmar, official media reported.Under the production sharing contract, signed among state-run Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, Singapore's Istech Energy EP-5 Pte Ltd and Myanmar private-owned Smart Technical Services Limited

China backs Myanmar peace efforts - 12 Jun 2012
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) China supports Myanmar's efforts to safeguard ethnic harmony, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The main towns in Myanmar's riot-hit... of emergency in the state, Xinhua reported.The Chinese embassy in Myanmar has issued

Australia to double Myanmar aid - 10 Jun 2012
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Australia will double its aid to Myanmar to about $98... remove all its economic sanctions against Myanmar except an arms embargo, Carr said Friday after concluding a three-day visit to the country.He met Myanmar

Obama begins Myanmar visit - 19 Nov 2012
Monday to kick off his visit to Myanmar, becoming the first sitting US president... tour to Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia, which started Saturday, Obama flew over... at the Yangon International Airport. Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin

Three dead in Myanmar quake - 11 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 11 (IANS) At least three people died in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Myanmar early Sunday.The tremor occurred around 7.30 a.m. Of the three victims, two died in Sagaing region, while one was killed in Mandalay region, Xinhua

Myanmar dolphins work with fishermen - 28 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Dolphins in Myanmar's Ayeyawady river are unique -- they help fishermen by herding fishes towards the net.The interactive fishing technique between the dolphins and fishermen is simple.Those who have seen it say

Two Myanmar nationals arrested in Agartala - 01 Aug 2010
Agartala, Aug. 1 (ANI): Police arrested two Myanmar nationals from aotel here on Sunday. Both are Rohingya Muslims from Mongolo area of Myanmar. They had entered through Teknaf of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh and then crossed

Myanmar to import buses from Japan - 18 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 18 (IANS) Myanmar will import 3,000 buses from Japan, Xinhua reported Tuesday.The buses, to be used in Yangon, are expected to arrive in three months.The number of vehicles in Myanmar stood at 2.37 million in May, including

World Bank to open office in Myanmar - 27 Apr 2012
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The World Bank will open an office in Myanmar... an office in Myanmar, which will be led by a new country manager," said Pamela Cox....  Cox said she will travel to Myanmar to gain a firsthand assessment

Ban arrives in Myanmar - 29 Apr 2012
on a three-day official visit to Myanmar. Ban will meet President U Thein... Manmohan Singh and other senior officials.  "Myanmar is only at the beginning...;He congratulated Myanmar on holding successful by-elections April 1, stressing

Two bomb blasts in Myanmar - 05 May 2012
Yangon, May 5 (IANS) Two bombs exploded in Myanmar's Kachin state Saturday leaving two policemen injured, a media report said. The first blast occurred in a garbage pile near a small bridge in Myitkyina township and another bomb went

India, Myanmar agree to enhance cooperation in science and technology - 28 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), May 28 (ANI): India and Myanmar on Monday reiterated... and technology.Expressing satisfaction over the outcome of the first meeting of the India-Myanmar... Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Myanmar President U Thein Sein said the Joint

Myanmar, Voice of America ink pact - 06 Jun 2012
Yangon, June 6 (IANS) Myanmar's state-run radio and television (MRTV... David Ensor, reported Xinhua.In Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday, Myanmar Minister of Information and Culture U Kyaw Hsan and Ensor discussed VOA's assistance to Myanmar

Manmohan likely to visit Myanmar - 02 Apr 2012
transition in Myanmar, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to visit... minister to visit Myanmar in 1987.  India has taken positive note... in Myanmar. Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party has claimed

Can Myanmar be Asia's rice granary? - 22 Nov 2012
potential of Myanmar as Asia's rice granary.The government of Myanmar... the vulnerability of Myanmar's farmers to extreme weather means promoting the use... in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady delta rice?producing areas. Consequently, rice farmers were

Chinese enterprises, personnel warned of safety risks in Myanmar - 03 May 2012
urged Chinese enterprises and citizens in Myanmar to step up security precautions as clashes in northern Myanmar have escalated.Chinese firms and personnel should avoid traveling to northern Myanmar for investment or other cooperation

Myanmar to rebuild Death Railway - 21 May 2012
Yangon, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Myanmar will restore a 105-km section... and 1943. The rail link, which connected Myanmar with Thailand, was destroyed by Allied bombers in 1945. Myanmar's Railway Minister Aung Min said "other

China eyes Myanmar power sector - 25 May 2012
with Myanmar on upgrading the country's power grid in order to help ease power... have taken place in several towns of Myanmar this week, Xinhua reported. Protesters accused the Myanmar government of selling energy resources to China

PM leaves for Myanmar - 27 May 2012
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar... diplomatically isolated from the rest of the world.He meets Myanmar President Thein... in Myanmar

Myanmar reshuffles cabinet ministers - 10 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 10 (IANS) In a Cabinet reshuffle, the Myanmar government has reassigned some six deputy ministers belonging to as many ministries, Xinhua reported.An order issued by the President's Office said Monday that the Myanmar

Cabinet reshuffle in Myanmar - 27 Aug 2012
Yangon, Aug 27 (IANS) Myanmar undertook a major cabinet reshuffle Monday, reassigning nine ministers to new posts, the country's information ministry said. Minister of Industry U Soe Thein, Minister of Rail Transportation U Aung Min

Foreign investment rises in Myanmar - 02 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 2 (IANS) Myanmar has attracted $662 million in foreign investment in the first seven months of 2012, the central statistical organization said.Of the total, about $366 million was injected into oil and gas sector, $193 million

One killed in Myanmar quake - 11 Nov 2012
Yangon, Nov 11 (IANS) At least one person died and over 100 others were injured in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Myanmar Sunday, officials said.The man died as the brick wall of a restaurant collapsed in Mandalay region, Xinhua reported

India, Myanmar for close coordination on regional cooperation - 29 May 2012
Nay Pyi Daw (Myanmar), May 29 (ANI): India and Myanmar have discussed a broad... and Myanmar President Thein Sein emphasized the importance of close coordination... to Myanmar for a successful term as BIMSTEC Chair, including its proposal

Myanmar to host livestock technology fair - 27 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 27 (IANS) An international fishery and livestock technology trade fair will be held in Myanmar, the government said Friday.The fair, to be held Dec 7-8, will feature some of the latest technologies of the sector, Xinhua

Myanmar to host Asia-Pacific Junior Golf Championship - 11 May 2012
Yangon, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar will host the 33rd Asia-Pacific Junior... to the Myanmar Golf Federation Friday.Organized by Myanmar Golf Federation, the four-day... Myanmar.(Xinhua-ANI

China welcomes India, Myanmar talks - 28 May 2012
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) As a friendly neighbour of both India and Myanmar, China... here said Monday.China hopes India-Myanmar ties will be conducive to peace... to comment on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Myanmar, Xinhua

White House applauds Myanmar by-election - 03 Apr 2012
by-election in Myanmar, calling it an important step in the country's democratic transformation. "This election is an important step in Burma's (Myanmar's... of Burma (Myanmar) intends to continue along the path of greater openness

Myanmar to see robust growth: ADB - 12 Apr 2012
Bangkok, April 12 (IANS) Myanmar will witness a robust growth as Western.... The ADB projected a six-percent GDP growth for Myanmar in 2012... turns out to be much higher," said Craig Steffensen, ADB's chief on Myanmar

Myanmar president postpones Bangladesh visit - 02 Jul 2012
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein's visit to Bangladesh has... here, Xinhua reported. Myanmar president was scheduled to start his three-day official tour July 15.A state of emergency was clamped in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Obama eases sanctions against Myanmar - 12 Jul 2012
on Myanmar, allowing American companies to do business in the southeast Asian..." of US support for reform undergoing in Myanmar, and noted the government "has... of Myanmar headed by President U Thein Sein which took office in March 2011.This

Democratic Myanmar gets world leaders - 28 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar's decision to embrace democracy is getting... Indian prime minister to visit Myanmar in 25 years.US Secretary of State Hillary... years. John Foster Dulles had made a trip to Myanmar in 1955.South Korean

China seeks strategic partnership with Myanmar - 13 Jun 2012
with Myanmar, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.Li was speaking to visiting Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin here."Amid complex and profound... consolidate and enhance China-Myanmar relations," Li said.China would like to work

India, Myanmar agree to double bilateral trade by 2015 - 28 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), May 28 (ANI): India and Myanmar on Monday decided... Minister Manmohan Singh and Myanmar President Thein Sein emphasized...-friendly banking transactions between the two countries. Myanmar welcomed

India-Myanmar centre for enhancement of IT skills inaugurated - 16 Oct 2008
Ramesh and Myanmar Prime Minister H.E. General Thein Sein inaugurated the India-Myanmar Centre for Enhancement of IT Skills (IMCEITS) in Yangon today.  ... IT professionals per year.  In a significant development, India and Myanmar

India-Myanmar centre for enhancement of IT skills inaugurated - 16 Oct 2008
Ramesh and Myanmar Prime Minister H.E. General Thein Sein inaugurated the India-Myanmar Centre for Enhancement of IT Skills (IMCEITS) in Yangon today.  ... IT professionals per year.  In a significant development, India and Myanmar

In Myanmar, the pygmies that time forgot - 13 Jun 2012
treacherous mountains in the region bordering Myanmar and Tibet till they were 'found... of the travel industry in Myanmar, still opening its doors to the world, is actually helping in arranging trips to the remote area, about 1,000 km from Myanmar's main

Myanmar hopes to usher in democracy - 25 Jan 2012
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Myanmar's Foreign Minister, Wunna Maung Lwin... by the government of Myanmar," said Lwin, while delivering a lecture at the Indian Council for World Affairs (ICWA) on 'Myanmar: A Country in Transition to Democracy

Myanmar mulls telecom industry's privatisation - 11 Sep 2012
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom... operators, reported Xinhua Monday citing local media.According to the Myanmar Times... and reformed as Myanmar Telecom, which will operate without funding from the government

Cameron on first visit to Myanmar - 13 Apr 2012
London, April 13 (IANS) David Cameron Friday became the first British prime minister to set foot in Myanmar since its independence in 1948. After his... the Myanmar government had to show that the move towards democracy

India- Myanmar to hold secretary level talks from Tuesday - 17 Jan 2010
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): India and Myanmar are holding secretary level talks in Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw from Tuesday. Union Home Secretary G K Pillai... with the Myanmar leadership. Both India and Myanmar are expected

Myanmar general to visit India - 20 Jul 2012
with Myanmar, India will on Aug. 1 welcome its neighbour's top military general... in the defence and security sectors. General Min Aung Hlaing, the Myanmar armed forces... in the northeast bordering Myanmar, will host the visitor and so would the Visakhapatnam

Top Myanmar officials to report their assets - 31 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 31 (IANS) Myanmar's top officials will now have to report their assets to the president, a media report said Tuesday.Myanmar President's Office has notified the government members at central level to compile report

US basketball professionals train Myanmar players - 28 Aug 2012
Yangon (Myanmar), Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly 30 Myanmar basketball players underwent... Basketball Association (WNBA) professionals at the Myanmar Basketball Federation... Bobcats general manager Richard Cho, a Myanmar native who migrated to the United

UAE condemns Myanmar violence - 29 Aug 2012
Geneva, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned the violation of the rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the recent acts of violence against them.These violent acts included killings, threats and displacing

India, Myanmar ink a dozen agreements - 28 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar Monday signed 12 agreements... talks with President Thein Sein at Myanmar's new capital.A memorandum... of India and the Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank.Both countries also signed pacts

ASEAN plays low against Myanmar - 17 Nov 2007
(ASEAN) played safe in taking any tough stand against Myanmar, disregarding US Senate appeal to suspend military junta rule in Myanmar from the 40 years old... ground in encouraging national reconciliation in Myanmar, but no direct cancellation

Myanmar observers Martyrs' Day - 19 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar held the first state-level Martyrs' Day ceremony... Aung San was the founder of Myanmar's armed forces in the period when Myanmar... assassinated at Prime Minister's Office in Yangon July 19, 1947 before Myanmar

6.8-magnitude quake strikes north east Myanmar - 24 Mar 2011
Yangon (Myanmar), Mar.24 (ANI): A earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale struck northeastern Myanmar on Thursday night, shaking buildings as far away... Myanmar's borders with Thailand and Laos, about 110 kilometers from the northern Thai

Myanmar to host Southeast Asian Games - 25 Mar 2012
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) Myanmar will host the 27th Southeast Asian Games next... from Dec 11 to 22, Xinhua reported. Myanmar earlier hosted the games in 1961..., Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Timor-Leste

India welcomes successful conduct of by-elections in Myanmar - 03 Apr 2012
of by-elections that took place in Myanmar on April 1."We welcome the successful conduct of bye-elections in Myanmar on April 1. The results that have been officially.... These elections represent a major milestone in Myanmar's transition towards

Singapore keen to invest in Myanmar's hotel sector - 27 May 2012
Enterprise Singapore Business Department Trip to Myanmar, led by Tan Soon Kin, group... of Myanmar's ministry of hotels and tourism, Xinhua reported citing the biweekly Eleven News.Singapore is the biggest foreign investor in Myanmar's hotel and tourism

Myanmar junta congratulates Obama - 08 Nov 2008
Yangon, Nov 8 (DPA) Joining a world hopeful of change, Myanmar's military junta..., sent a similar message to Biden, The New Light of Myanmar reported.   Myanmar's junta, deemed a pariah regime by most Western democracies and a target

Myanmar 'slaves' rescued in Thailand - 19 May 2012
Yangon, May 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 Myanmar migrant workers locked up inside a shrimp factory near Bangkok have been rescued by Thai police. Kyaw Thaung..., currently four million Myanmar migrant workers are in Thailand and only half

Blast hits power grid in Myanmar - 19 May 2012
Yangon, May 19 (IANS) An explosion in Myanmar's northeastern Shan state hit a power grid Saturday, affecting power supply to Yangon, authorities said. The explosion struck the 230-KV power grid lying between Ruili and Mansan, reported

PM arrives in Myanmar - 27 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday arrived in this Myanmar capital on a three-day official visit that will see India expanding trade and energy cooperation with the oil-rich country.Manmohan Singh meets

Fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar - 16 Jul 2012
Yangon, July 16 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey office building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was put out soon, Xinhua reported.The blaze burned part of an office room

UAE reiterates support to Myanmar Muslims - 13 Jul 2012
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Friday reiterated its support to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference call for protecting Muslims in Myanmar.Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed the plight of Myanmar

Myanmar holds landmark votes - 01 Apr 2012
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Polling began Sunday in Myanmar's by-elections... observers have been allowed to monitor elections in modern Myanmar for the first time...;A day before the crucial elections in Myanmar, around 60 percent of respondents

Vietnam mobile company forays into Myanmar - 01 Dec 2012
the Myanmar market.Nguyen Dang Nguyen, deputy director of the company, said Myanmar has... brand, Xinhua reported. Vietnam's total investments in Myanmar hit $41 million

Manmohan Singh leaves for Myanmar - 27 May 2012
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar... in Myanmar during the prime minister's visit. The delegation will be led... a 1,643 km long border with Myanmar. The Indian states sharing Myanmar border

India, Myanmar resolves to strengthen cooperation in border issues - 24 Jan 2012
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): India and Myanmar have expressed commitment... R.K. Singh, Home Secretary and the Myanmar delegation was led by Deputy Home... relationship between both nations, leaders of India and Myanmar delegation

India, Myanmar resolves to strengthen cooperation in border issues - 24 Jan 2012
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): India and Myanmar have expressed commitment... R.K. Singh, Home Secretary and the Myanmar delegation was led by Deputy Home... relationship between both nations, leaders of India and Myanmar delegation

India, Myanmar sign telecommunication cooperation pact - 08 Feb 2009
Mandalay (Myanmar), Feb.8 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today... Myanmar and India, which enabled the former to get its first international broadband..., India also signed an agreement with Myanmar for providing

Myanmar: An isolated nation opens up - 26 May 2012
New Delhi/Yangon, May 26 (IANS) Myanmar, which Indian Prime Minister Manmohan..., Thailand and Laos, Myanmar is being wooed by both neighbours and developed...', says India's former ambassador Rajiv Bhatia.For India, Myanmar is a gateway

India, Myanmar sign four economic agreements - 25 Jun 2008
The Indo-Myanmar bilateral relations received further impetus when both... for Commerce and Power, Shri Jairam Ramesh and the Myanmar Minister for National... at the Myanmar capital Yangon (Rangoon). In one of the major agreements of Bilateral

Myanmar gets over $270 mn investment - 16 May 2012
Yangon, May 16 (IANS) Myanmar drew over $270 million in the first three months... (nearly $100 million).  According to official statistics, Myanmar attracted... in Myanmar hit $40.42 billion in 458 projects as of January 2012 since the country

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