Myanmar/Burma

Type: Country
Name: Myanmar/Burma
population: 53,222,660
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Interpreter assaulted us, say Koh Tao suspects

File PhotoLawyers' council agrees to assist Myanmar men accused of murders TWO MEN from Myanmar accused of killing two British tourists on Koh Tao last month yesterday denied the charge and insisted they were assaulted during a police interrogation. They ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

First Hilton in Myanmar Debuts in Naypyidaw

A Hilton guest roomHilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. The property is the first Hilton Hotel to be located in the country.The hotel has 202 rooms, each containing flat screen TVs and offering satellite ... [Published Frequent Business Traveler - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Look up! Orionid meteor shower coming tonight 10 hours ago

This long-exposure photograph taken on Aug. 12, 2013, shows people watching for the Perseid meteor shower in the night sky near Rangoon, Burma.This long-exposure photograph taken on Aug. 12, 2013, shows people watching for the Perseid meteor shower in ... [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 10 reports

Myanmar prepares for Visit Myanmar Year in 2016

MYANMAR'S Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is planning a Visit Myanmar Year for 2016 in order to further boost the country's growing tourism industry.Speaking to the Parliamentary Lower House, deputy minister Tin Shwe said that the planned campaign fits ... [Published TTG ASIA - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Myanmar Sets Provisional Date for Key 2015 Polls

Landmark elections in Myanmar that could propel opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party into office have been provisionally scheduled for late next year, electoral officials said Tuesday.The 2015 general election, seen as a key test of Myanmar's democratic ... [Published Naharnet - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Myanmar: Schools, businesses close as tensions rise in Hpakant

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By NAW NOREEN 18 October 2014 Hpakant Township residents say that tensions between government forces and the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) continue to rise in the area, forcing schools and businesses ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 5 reports

Suspects tell rights commission they were beaten

File PhotoBut police say three examinations found no sign that myanmar men were assaulted THE TWO Myanmar suspects accused of killing two British tourists on Koh Tao told National Human Rights Commission members who visited them in prison that they were ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 9 reports

XINHUA - Myanmar fined for fans' pitch invasion in AFC U-19 Championships

Myanmar fined for fans' pitch invasion in AFC U-19 ChampionshipsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's football authorities have been fined for 24,000 US dollars after their fans invaded the pitch after a AFC U-19 g ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 4 reports

Thailand ranks second largest investor in Myanmar after China

Myanmar is expected to be in the hot spot next month, as the country will host the next Asean summit in Naypyidaw within a few weeks (12 and 13th of November). The year 2014 is an exciting year for Myanmar, as the country chairs ASEAN for the first time ... [Published Thailand Business News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Southeast Asian companies benefit from Myanmar investment boom

SINGAPORE -- Myanmar, known recently as Southeast Asia's last frontier, is seeing companies from around the region flock to cash in on the newly opened nation's economic potential.Yum! Brands announced on Oct. 13 that it will open the first outlet of ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Research and analysis: Burma: Forests

Burma’s rich forest resources have lined crony pockets for decades but UK is supporting reform. ... [Published Inside government - Department for Internationa ... - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Myanmar jails journalists

Detentions part of crackdown on free expression ahead of 2015 elections ... [Published FT.com - World, Asia Pacific - Oct 19 2014]

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"The murder case has been drawing great attention, so providing information on the issue is the best that can be done at this stage" Ittirit said

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APAC Legal IT New Round-up [Published Legal Technology Insider - 36 mins ago]
First global Saemaul forum kicks off [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 39 mins ago]
Death of Christophe de Margerie: ‘A very sad da... [Published The Independent - 44 mins ago]
Obituary: Robert John (Papadopoulos) Paulas, 92... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - 59 mins ago]
UK gangs steal, export luxury vehicles in under... [Published Asiaone - 1 hour ago]
Government’s gift to tourists: E-visa scheme li... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
A time to illuminate the soul [Published The Gulf Today - 1 hour ago]
Right to be forgotten: Organisation calls on Go... [Published Ifex - 1 hour ago]
12 policemen who died in line of duty remembered [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Officials Continue to Seek Identity of Body Fou... [Published KSTP - 2 hours ago]
UN General Assembly resolution must keep the sp... [Published Fidh - 2 hours ago]
Chinese takeaway: Modi and Jokowi [Published Indian Express - 2 hours ago]
Good infrastructure key to higher growth [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
Spatial Variation in Genetic Diversity and Natu... [Published Plosone.org - 3 hours ago]
AFP - EU-Sakharov-rights-prize-DRCongo 2ndlead [Published Namibia Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Fr... [Published Adweek Online - 3 hours ago]
First Hilton in Myanmar Debuts in Naypyidaw [Published Frequent Business Traveler - 4 hours ago]
Another tough year ahead for tourism if martial... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
Deal on trade in goods may bring BD significant... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
L&E moves from MAI to SET, plans greater footprint [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
Salvaging the year-end economy: Setting the rig... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
New management structure revitalises General En... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
APAC consumer confidence at highest in 10yrs: M... [Published Digital News Asia - 5 hours ago]
Interpreter assaulted us, say Koh Tao suspects [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
Hilton Worldwide Enters Myanmar with First Hilt... [Published Hotel Business - 5 hours ago]
Lemongrass serves up fresh, flavorful Thai cuis... [Published KansasCity.com - 5 hours ago]
OISHI PCL : A Chinoy multinational [Published 4 Traders - 5 hours ago]
Success spreading for Middle Eastern company Oo... [Published Business Monitor International - 5 hours ago]
Myanmar requests Thailand’s NHRC to protect hum... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 6 hours ago]
RSF issues statement condemning jail term to me... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 6 hours ago]
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Oil Exec Who Charmed Kings and Dictators Killed... [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
Christophe de Margerie, the CEO and chairman of the French energy giant Total who was killed in a private plane accident in Moscow on Monday night, was fond of saying that one couldn’t drill for oil in pleasant, peaceful places — a riposte to environmentalists ...
Oil Exec Who Charmed Kings and Dictators Killed... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 7 hours ago]
Christophe de Margerie, the CEO and chairman of the French energy giant Total who was killed in a private plane accident in Moscow on Monday night, was fond of saying that one couldn’t drill for oil in pleasant, peaceful places — a riposte to environmentalists ...
Oil Exec Who Charmed Kings and Dictators Killed... [Published The China Blog - 7 hours ago]
Christophe de Margerie, the CEO and chairman of the French energy giant Total who was killed in a private plane accident in Moscow on Monday night, was fond of saying that one couldn’t drill for oil in pleasant, peaceful places — a riposte to environmentalists ...
Oil Exec Who Charmed Kings and Dictators Killed... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
Christophe de Margerie, the CEO and chairman of the French energy giant Total who was killed in a private plane accident in Moscow on Monday night, was fond of saying that one couldn’t drill for oil in pleasant, peaceful places — a riposte to environmentalists ...
Oil Exec Who Charmed Kings and Dictators Killed... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
Christophe de Margerie, the CEO and chairman of the French energy giant Total who was killed in a private plane accident in Moscow on Monday night, was fond of saying that one couldn’t drill for oil in pleasant, peaceful places — a riposte to environmentalists ...
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Setting up in Myanmar no 'Mickey Mouse' for mul... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 17 2014]
Thai police search for suspects after two Briti... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 16 2014]
Kerry arrives in Myanmar for ASEAN [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 09 2014]
2NE1 greets fans in Myanmar [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Aug 04 2014]
UN fears for Burma refugees [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 27 2014]
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Increased Mobility in Myanmar Poses New Migrati... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Oct 03 2014]
The great new oil and gas frontier of Myanmar, ... [Published Platts - News - Sep 23 2014]
Gilat Chosen by Terabit Wave to Provide Satcom-... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 23 2014]
Best Western Continues Expansion in Myanmar Sig... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 16 2014]
Rethinking Reintegration Support for Myanmar Tr... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Aug 29 2014]
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