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A Rohingya man pushes a rickshaw leaving a camp for displaced Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar, Thursday, May 16, 2013.
YANGON: President Thein Sein's historic invitation to the White House is an endorsement of 'Myanmar's Spring' and a further sign that the former pariah's reforms are irreversible, a senior Myanmar official said.
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Burma has freed at least 21 political prisoners in the country's latest amnesty that comes just days before President Thein Sein makes a landmark visit to the United States.
In a 2011 file photo, birds fly as a porter pushes his cart at Yangon's river port.
International oil and gas companies have called for transparent in the governance of Myanmar's energy sector as they desire to make investments in the resource-rich country, a local businessman who has insight of the industry said.
Myanmar will exhibit a wide variety of rice for the first time at Kunming Trade Fair in China as a bid to boost the market shares, according to Myanmar Rice and Paddy Traders Association.
Minister Aung Min addresses an audience of diplomatic officials, NGOs and media at the Myanmar Peace Center on Wednesday in Rangoon.
A child uses a World Food Program bag to shelter from the rain at Bawdupha camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims, near Sittwe, Arakan State.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - Cyclone Mahasan weakened Thursday afternoon into a tropical storm, causing far less damage than had been feared as it passed over coastal Bangladesh and spared Myanmar almost entirely.
A 16-year-old Muslim boy lay dying on a thin metal table. Bitten by a rabid dog a month ago, he convulsed and drooled as his parents wedged a stick between his teeth to stop him from biting off his tongue.
"I feel peace now, but I wanted to experience it more," Burma's former spymaster, one of the most feared men in Burma under the previous military regime, told The Irrawaddy on Tuesday.
Burma's economy is in danger of imitating its floundering western neighbor Bangladesh rather than its more dynamic eastern neighbor Thailand.
Yangon, May 15 : Two foreign coaches from China and South Korea will train Myanmar table tennis players in June this year as a preparation for the 27th SEA Games to be hosted in the country in December.
Though tension and mistrust have long existed amidst the myriad of ethnic and religious groups that comprise Myanmar's society, they erupted with uncommon severity during the violence of last year.