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2 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers
Shangri-La International Hotel Management will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2017 and with a prime location on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 350-room Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will command magnificent views of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda and unparalleled vistas over the lake.
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6 hrs ago | Daily Times
KARACHI: Pakistan and Myanmar must make joint efforts to enhance the existing low trade volume between the two countries.
11 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
On Wednesday, the 27th Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony will be held in the gleaming new Wunna Theikdi Stadium in the capital Naypyidaw.
13 hrs ago | The Japan Times
An initiative has been launched to modernize Myanmar's postal system by introducing Japan's fast, efficient and precise services, in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic revitalization plans featuring exports of advanced technologies and services, especially to developing countries in Asia.
17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Seven people were killed after a fire broke out at a department store on the outskirts of Yangon due to a suspected electrical fault, a fire department official said Tuesday.
18 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
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.
19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
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.
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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2017.
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.
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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.