Aung San

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Name: Aung San
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Burmese Sherlock

Rahul Goswami (Cochinchina) / 22 September 2014He solved one case after another in Rangoon, and his creator was both the Burmese Conan Doyle and a nationalistWHEN IN 1973 Shwe U-Daung passed away at the age of 84, a part of the less-known literary legacy ... [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Two more firms allowed to offer insurance services in dollars

:36The government has allowed two more companies namely, First National Insurance Co Ltd and Aung Thitsar Oo Co Ltd to offer their insurance services in US dollars after inspecting their capital is free from black money.First National Insurance is owned ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Myanmar Shadow

Before we kick things off this week, I want to give you a quick update on Real Vision Television in response to a ton of emails I have received on the subject.(If you missed my recent piece on Real Vision () you can read it by clicking on the link.)Real ... [Published Market Oracle - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Comment: Game over for Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar presidential bid?

A committee charged with reviewing Myanmar’s 2008 Constitution is submitting its recommended changes during the next session of parliament, which begins on September 11.Of particular interest to Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, (NLD) ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar Open Chess 2014 to be held in Yangon

Myanmar Open Chess 2014 is set to take place at Aung San Stadium in Yangon in October, to nurture more new generation chess players in the country, sports circle said Monday.The event, organized by Myanmar Chess Federation, is scheduled to take place ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar calls off by-elections

The NLD swept to a landslide victory in the first by-elections held on April 1, 2012, taking 43 out of 44 open seats and making NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi a member of the Lower House. — Reuters pic YANGON, Sept 7 —Myanmar has called off an election scheduled ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Portraits of Burma’s Independence Hero

Part of an exhibition of portraits of Gen. Aung San on display at a gallery in Rangoon. (Photo: The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — An art exhibition to honor Burma’s independence hero was not originally scheduled to open on the anniversary of his death.“It ... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Solo protest against judicial corruption in Mogok

A Mogok resident has staged a protest against what he described as rampant bribery in the town’s judicial system, with judges allegedly asking for millions of kyat to resolve cases in favour of wealthy plaintiffs and defendants.The man, U Soe Htay, marched ... [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Protest, Corruption, Bribery
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

CBK meets Aung San Suu Kyi,

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Local media reports that Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga was in Myanmar [Burma] last week and met with Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally renowned activist for democracy. Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the National ... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights less important than ‘nationalism’, says senior monk

A Senior Buddhist monk has urged political parties to prioritise “nationalism” – or “the interest of national ethnic groups and citizens” – over human rights.Sayadaw Ashin Daywaindarbhivamsa, a member of the Central Committee for the Protection of Nationality ... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Yangon heritage walks kick off in September

THE non-profit Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT) will launch heritage tours in Myanmar's gateway city for tourists on September 3.Walk With YHT tours offer two separate routes – from Strand Road to Scott Market, and the East Downtown and Secretariat tour, which ... [Published TTG ASIA - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

67th Martyrs' Day ceremony held in Yangon, Myanmar

People attend the 67th Martyrs' Day ceremony outside the Martyrs' Mausoleum in Yangon, Myanmar, July 19, 2014. Myanmar held a ceremony here Saturday to commemorate fallen national heroes including Gen. Aung San and eight others who were assassinated on ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 19 2014]

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"we've got approval to offer our services in dollars. we will start it in coming one or two months" said Aung San from First National Insurance

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Man arrested for calling for national unity on ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 19 hours ago]
The Burmese Sherlock [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 22 2014]
Tracing a lifeline [Published The Hindu - Sep 20 2014]
In Burma, Student Unions Must Learn Their Place [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 19 2014]
Mohatma Gandhi’s grandson to talk ‘peace buildi... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 17 2014]
Two more firms allowed to offer insurance servi... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Sep 16 2014]
Burma’s Silver Screens [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 14 2014]
Rewriting the History of Late Prime Minister So... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 12 2014]
The Myanmar Shadow [Published Market Oracle - Sep 11 2014]
Comment: Game over for Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanm... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 10 2014]
What Myanmar Means for the U.S.-Japan Alliance [Published Carnegie Endowment - Sep 09 2014]
XINHUA - Myanmar Open Chess 2014 to be held in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 08 2014]
Myanmar Open Chess 2014 to be held in Yangon [Published China.org.cn - Sep 08 2014]
Portraits of Burma’s Independence Hero [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 07 2014]
Apiata leads comrades to games [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 07 2014]
Myanmar calls off by-elections [Published Malay Mail - Sep 07 2014]
The Ties That Bind [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 06 2014]
Solo protest against judicial corruption in Mogok [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 03 2014]
On trial today - Thailand's food workers' rights [Published Ecologist - Sep 02 2014]
Myanmar: Flooding Damages Paddy Fields and Home... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Flooding Damages Paddy Fields and Homes in Sagaing [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 01 2014]
Yoma grows on property but works to diversify [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 01 2014]
Heritage buildings need help to survive [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 01 2014]
CBK meets Aung San Suu Kyi, [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 31 2014]
Human rights less important than ‘nationalism’,... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 29 2014]
Yangon heritage walks kick off in September [Published TTG ASIA - Aug 27 2014]
Downtown condominiums at the front of property ... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 25 2014]
Rohingyas are full citizens of Myanmar [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 24 2014]
Bogalay Tint Aung: A passion for words, disdain... [Published Mizzima News - Aug 24 2014]
8/24/2014: Leisure: Renowned Alumni [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 24 2014]
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Burma’s Silver Screens [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 14 2014]
The architectural milieu found in most Burmese cities dates primarily to the mid and early 20th centuries, making it an infrastructural anomaly among its ASEAN neighbours. This aging but architecturally significant stock of buildings can largely be attributed ...
Myanmar: Flooding Damages Paddy Fields and Home... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar By ZARNI MANN / THE IRRAWADDY MANDALAY — Heavy rains over the past week in Sagaing Division have flooded more than 600 acres of paddy fields and some 1,500 homes, according to township administrators and residents. ...
REVIEW: I Love Lucy — and Luc, and Scarlett [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
It’s a fallacy, long rebuffed by science, that humans use only about 10% of their brain power . But it is true about most summer movies. Pouring their wizardry into special effects and well-choreographed fights, the warm-weather action films rarely ...
UN rights official arrives in war-torn northern... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
The newly-appointed United Nations’ rights rapporteur for Burma, Yanghee Lee, arrived in Kachin State on Monday to assess the conflict-torn region. As part of her first official visit to Burma, Lee and a delegation travelled to the Kachin capital, Myitkyina, ...
Suu Kyi, other politicians pay respect for Mart... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was joined by the vice-president and other MPs in commemorating Martyrs’ Day at a Rangoon memorial on Saturday morning. It was 67 years ago on 19 July that Suu Kyi’s father, Gen. Aung San, and seven other independence ...
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