Myanmar/Burma

Type: Country
Name: Myanmar/Burma
population: 53,222,660
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 12 reports

Ebola concerns in Asia as Vietnam, Myanmar test patients

Thanks to Sonny Krishnan for sending the link to this report from ABC Radio Australia: Ebola concerns in Asia as Vietnam, Myanmar test patients. Excerpt:Vietnam and Myanmar are testing three patients for the Ebola virus after they arrived in the Southeast ... [Published H5N1 - 33 mins ago]
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 2 reports

A Bronx Zoo Molecular Biologist Packs for Myanmar

Over the course of several research trips abroad, molecular biologist Dr. Tracie Seimon has mastered the art of packing up her mobile laboratory. This time, she's packing for a trip to Myanmar to check up on Burmese Star Tortoises. ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 35 mins ago]
Entities: Myanmar/Burma
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs

Since almost five decades of rule by a military junta came to an end in Myanmar (also known as Burma) in 2011, a growing number of tourists are choosing to visit the South East Asian nation. From ancient cities, to dazzling Buddhist temples, and unspoilt ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

MICE: Thailand, Myanmar forge 'landmark' cooperation agreement

THE THAILAND Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) 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. TCEB and the Union ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 8 reports

Vietnam, Myanmar test three patients for Ebola

:07:37 A A- A+ Vietnam and Myanmar are testing three patients for the deadly Ebola virus after they arrived in the Southeast Asian nations from Africa while suffering from fever, health officials said. Two Nigerians were sent to Ho Chi Minh City's Tropical ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Ooredoo’s services lacking, customers say

Despite promises of better voice connection and access to the Internet, mobile phone users in Rangoon say that Ooredoo’s services are falling short of high expectations. Launched in Rangoon on 2 August, Ooredoo is the first foreign company in Burma’s ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Myanmar to accelerate drug eradication program under extended five-year plan

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.YANGON, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar is accelerating its drug eradication program under an extended five-year plan from 2014 to 2019, according to the Central Committee for Prevention of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

New zone to boost trade

Myanmar is implementing a new central economic zone in Muse, a border town in northern Shan state linking Ruili in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, to boost border trade between the two countries, a project official said Tuesday.The new Muse Central ... [Published Global Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Kachin Bishops urge "sustainable" solution to conflict, "peace is possible" in Myanmar

Yangon (AsiaNews) - "Peace is possible in this country" and that's why the Burmese government, army, ethnic minorities and rebel groups, particularly in Kachin State home to a bloody three year war, are called upon to find a "lasting solution to the conflict", ... [Published The Golden Land - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

UPS enters Myanmar forwarding market

Myanmar continues to reap the benefits of the political and economic reform process undertaken by President Thein Sein since 2010 that has opened up the former international pariah country to foreign investments.UPS is the latest forwarder to follow its ... [Published Lloyds Loading List - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Investment in Yangon Realty Seems a Breeze with SPS Myanmar

Yangon, Burma -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/19/2014 -- For those aspiring a potential foray into the perplex Myanmar property sector, Slade Property Services Myanmar has arrived with the promise of a successful realty experience with the assurance of the most professional ... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

UN anti-drug conference in Yangon

THE large-scale production of methamphetamines in China, Myanmar and other countries poses challenges to lawmakers and police. ... [Published Perth Now - Aug 19 2014]

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...said the man is believed to have returned from Guinea, having earlier travelled to Liberia - two countries worst effected by the Ebola outbreak.  "Samples were sent to a WHO (World Health Organisation) recognised laboratory to check whether or not Ebola was present" the Facebook statement said. It added that four people who accompanied the man to hospital were also being kept under observation
"Overall, our company remains in a strong financial position, with the Peninsula brand enjoying recognition as one of the best luxury brands in the world. With our long-term outlook and the exciting new projects we are developing, we remain confident and positive about the future, whilst being ready and able to ride out the shorter term fluctuations in the markets in which we operate."
"We still want to expand further in order to increase production and reserves in our portfolio to secure our long-term growth" said Mrs Penchun
"It's sort of fruity. Well, OK, it's raisin-y to me," she said. "I normally describe drinking coffee as bit like drinking puddle water. But it doesn't have that terrible muddy water flavor afterward. It's really nice. I really like it."

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Christian persecution today – and in 15th century [Published WorldNetDaily - 53 mins ago]
Vietnam, Burma test feverish fliers for Ebola [Published Hong Kong Standard - 1 hour ago]
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BPCL seeks Rs 8,800-cr grant for expansion at N... [Published Financial Express - 3 hours ago]
Better Treatment for CMV Retinitis, HIV-Related... [Published MSF-USA - 4 hours ago]
World Business Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - 4 hours ago]
No extra blocks to exploration companies in the... [Published Energy Bangla - 4 hours ago]
PM orders fresh biddings for offshore blocks [Published New Age Bangladesh - 4 hours ago]
Myanmar: Shan IDPs Petition for Army to Vacate ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
E.Sun enjoys 27% jump in net income [Published Taipei Times Online - 5 hours ago]
Meaningful family relationships are forged in l... [Published NewsOK.com - 5 hours ago]
Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs [Published BBC - 5 hours ago]
Ebola suspects under surveillance [Published Eleven Myanmar - 5 hours ago]
Thousands of migrant workers register [Published The Nation - Thailand - 5 hours ago]
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Ebola concerns in Asia as Vietnam, Myanmar test... [Published H5N1 - 33 mins ago]
Thanks to Sonny Krishnan for sending the link to this report from ABC Radio Australia: Ebola concerns in Asia as Vietnam, Myanmar test patients. Excerpt:Vietnam and Myanmar are testing three patients for the Ebola virus after they arrived in the Southeast ...
A Bronx Zoo Molecular Biologist Packs for Myanmar [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - 53 mins ago]
Over the course of several research trips abroad, molecular biologist Dr. Tracie Seimon has mastered the art of packing up her mobile laboratory. This time, she's packing for a trip to Myanmar to check up on Burmese star tortoises. ...
Myanmar: Shan IDPs Petition for Army to Vacate ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar RANGOON— About 300 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Shan State’s Kyaythee Township plan to submit a petition asking the Burmese Army to withdraw from their village, which troops have occupied since clashes ...
With Phoenix Elite Security Services™, Corporat... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 6 hours ago]
Yangon, Burma, August 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- As western companies continue to enter Myanmar, corporate risk assessment programs are increasingly popular. With the help of Phoenix Elite Security Services™, companies are better able to prepare their ...
Burma must boost SMEs [Published Zunia.org RSS - 7 hours ago]
The story of Burmas economic resurgence has attracted investors from all over the world, and most of the attention has been devoted to big businesses and multinationals. But the country also has a strong entrepreneurial spirit that has yet to be properly ...
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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]
Aung San Suu Kyi marks Martyr's Day in Myanmar [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 19 2014]
Gap Inc. ventures into Myanmar [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 07 2014]
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UPS Establishes Freight Forwarding Services in ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 19 2014]
Emerging Insurance Markets - Cambodia, Cuba, My... [Published Financial Services - Aug 06 2014]
Myanmar Investment Conference 2014 (Sept 25-27)... [Published Financial Services - Jul 14 2014]
Declaration by the High Representative on behal... [Published European Council - Press - EN - May 25 2014]
China CFOs Less Optimistic on 2014 Performance ... [Published Bank of America Press Release - May 08 2014]
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