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5 hrs ago | Global Logistics/Supply Chain
Covering 4,000 square meters, the facility is compliant with the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism initiative.
9 hrs ago | Global Logistics/Supply Chain
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, a provider of services to manufacturers of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialized cargo, has opened a new office in Yangon, Myanmar.
13 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Rangoon and Mandalay universities are increasingly wired to the outside academic world thanks to a program that is bringing access to scholarly literature at the institutions of higher learning, which languished for decades under Burma's former military regime.
13 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Myanmar on Thursday invited Doctors Without Borders to resume work in Rakhine state, which is gripped by a severe health crisis nearly five months after the medical aid group was ejected from the region.
Bangkok Airways will turn Chiang Mai into its third airport hub and use it as a stepping stone to boost its coverage of Myanmar.
Myanmar tycoon Tay Za leans back and fulminates against the U.S. government as a playful pet bear cub scrambles up his alligator-skin chair.
Her book should come with a spoiler alert - her real name isn't Phoebe. In the summer of 2008, Rosalind Russell arrived in Myanmar hoping to work as a journalist under rather unlikely circumstances.
Myanmar wants to initiate an agreement with Singapore, to offer better protection for its domestic maids working in the city-state.
Three editors at the Bi Mon Te Nay journal were remanded in custody on Tuesday awaiting trial over the publication of an article Burma's government believes was detrimental to the country's stability.
An independent Japanese investigator has met with local communities displaced by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone to carry out an inquiry into a complaint filed by the villagers over the Japan-backed investment project near Rangoon.
YANGON, Myanmar- On a recent rain-soaked night, the ancient gold Shwedagon Pagoda, believed to contain relics of the Buddha, glowed through the mist in Yangon.
Leveraging their longtime presence and hefty government backing, Japanese businesses eager to hedge their risks in China and find new offshore production bases and markets are rushing into Myanmar, setting up factories and taking on mentoring roles across a wide range of industries, from stock trading to rice growing.
A Southeast Asian press watchdog has raised concerns over Thailand's deportation of two Burmese media professionals to Burma, where they face prosecution after publishing an article that upset their government.
Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year.
If you happen to be visiting Botataung Pagoda one day and suddenly notice a lot of Thai being spoken around you, don't be surprised.
Burmese across the country paid tribute on Saturday to fallen independence hero Gen.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 04:15 pm
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