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A workshop was convened this week in Rangoon to decide what constitutes a political prisoner, taking on a divisive issue that continues to weigh down on Burma's reform narrative.
Nai Hong Sar, head of the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team , speaks during recent talks with government negotiators in Rangoon.
Displaced children eat a meal at the Wan Wat village monastery in Kyaythee Township, northern Shan State.
Since almost five decades of rule by a military junta came to an end in Myanmar in 2011, a growing number of tourists are choosing to visit the South East Asian nation.
THE THAILAND Convention and Exhibition Bureau is teaming up with Myanmar's largest business association to hold trade shows and related events in both countries, as Myanmar continues its rapid opening to international business.
Private Burmese banks are calling on the country's Central Bank to be more transparent in plans to grant limited operating licenses to foreign banks next month.
Myanmar has discovered a suspected case of Ebola virus infection, Xinhua news agency reports quoting the Information Ministry on Wednesday.
Regional integration offers greater opportunities to narcotics producers and traffickers in Burma, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said on Wednesday, at a time when Asia's demand for methamphetamines shows signs of accelerating.
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Interra Resources Limited informed its shareholders that its jointly controlled entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc. , has completed development well CHK 1191 in the Chauk oil field in Myanmar as an oil producer.
An ethnic Pa-O political leader has issued advice to the Burmese government on its opium eradication efforts-either take serious action or stop harassing the farmers who are left with few choices but to grow poppies.
The Myanmarese economic deputy minister is expected to meet with Lotte Group's vice chairman Lee In-won in early September when he visits here.
A quest to unearth dozens of British Spitfire aircraft thought to be buried in Burma looks likely to come to an unsuccessful end in October, with monsoon rains hampering excavation efforts as the two-year search contract's expiration nears.
Myanmar workers will be sent to work in casinos and factories in Macau, Min Hlaing, chairman of the Overseas Employment Agency Federation, said on Saturday.
A group art show, "Made in Myanmar," is now on display at the Lokanat art gallery in downtown Rangoon, and as its name suggests, it features paintings that depict life in Burma.
In a move that a local politician has said was the first of its kind in Kachin State, the Burmese Army apologised to villagers displaced by recent clashes in Hpakant Township between government troops and the Kachin Independence Army .
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 05:36 am
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