University of Yangon

Type: Organization
Name: University of Yangon
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Senior Minister of State for Law, Indranee Rajah, concludes working visit to Myanmar

1. Senior Minister of State (SMS) for Law and Education, Ms Indranee Rajah SC, was in Myanmar for a working visit from 8 to 11 October 2014 to strengthen the legal cooperation ties between Singapore and Myanmar.2. During the visit, SMS Indranee met with ... [Published Noodls - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Will national education law in conflict with students' desire be amended?

:21Dagon University students protest against National Education Law on September 2 (Photo – Thet Myot Min)(1)President Thein Sein signed for enactment of "National Education Law" on September 30.Dissatisfied with his signing, the student force has called ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar’s educated elite: The responsibility of the privileged

Modern Myanmar's political metamorphosis from dictatorship towards democracy has resulted in lifting the heavy burden of political and financial sanctions and led to an influx of tourists and foreign investors. Newly formed joint ventures have strengthened ... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Education bill becomes law despite autonomy concerns

Myanmar’s overarching National Education Bill has finally been passed into law after being approved at the end of September by the Union Parliament – despite concerns from many groups about lack of autonomy for higher education institutions.The president ... [Published University World News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

More help for youths required during social transformation

:22Political instability and conflict can undermine the economy as well as society. They also take a personal toll. Facing financial difficulties and other crises, some people vent their frustrations the wrong way. Moreover, various kinks of pressure ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar confers Foreign Banking License on UOB

Allowing deeper onshore banking relationships.United Overseas Bank (UOB) has been awarded a Foreign Banking License in Myanmar, which will spur further banking relationships in the country.According to a statement from UOB, Mr Wee Ee Cheong, Deputy Chairman ... [Published Asian Banking and Finance - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

International Search for Missing Mountaineers on Hkakabo

(By ) Two climbers from the all-Burmese expedition that summited Hkakabo Razi have been missing for more than three weeks. Aung Myint Myat, 32, and Wai Yan Min Thu, 28, reached the peak on August 31 at 4:28pm. After 30 minutes on the summit they radioed ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Minding the country’s education gap

The young people headed back to university this month will have a wider array of career choices than ever when they graduate and enter the labour market. Growing numbers of international companies setting up in Myanmar and increasingly sophisticated local ... [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers object to transfer of union members

University teachers have accused the Ministry of Education of transferring them from Yangon to regional universities because of their involvement in union activities.After months of delays, the ministry issued transfer orders for university staff on June ... [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Eyes on Burma: Adventurers Take Advantage of Loosening of

(Kyle Henning) The country of Burma/Myanmar is rapidly changing. So much so that the world cannot even agree by which name to call it. After almost 50 years of rule by a military dictatorship, a new government and constitution has opened up the country ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fear Itself

President Obama could have announced his war on ISIS at any time this week. Why did he schedule it three hours before the anniversary of his country's most vulnerable moment? By Ben CollinsJewel Samad/AFPWe are 12 years and 364 days away from 9/11/2001. ... [Published Esquire - Sep 11 2014]

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"Has the bureaucratic government even given in to Burmese people? Never! And, never it will. They view us a group of noisy people."
"If someone believes they were transferred [incorrectly] they can complain but I haven’t received any reports of dissatisfaction with the transfers,” said U Khine Myae, the rector of East Yangon University and a former deputy director of the HigherHigher Education Department said."
...He wanted to talk about his decision when he took office to "send a message to those governments who ruled by fear. He called fear the force that stands between human beings and our dreams."

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Senior Minister of State for Law, Indranee Raja... [Published Noodls - Oct 13 2014]
Will national education law in conflict with st... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 13 2014]
Myanmar’s educated elite: The responsibility of... [Published Mizzima News - Oct 12 2014]
Education bill becomes law despite autonomy con... [Published University World News - Oct 10 2014]
More help for youths required during social tra... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 02 2014]
Myanmar confers Foreign Banking License on UOB [Published Asian Banking and Finance - Oct 02 2014]
International Search for Missing Mountaineers o... [Published ExplorersWeb - Sep 26 2014]
Minding the country’s education gap [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 22 2014]
Teachers object to transfer of union members [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 19 2014]
Eyes on Burma: Adventurers Take Advantage of Lo... [Published ExplorersWeb - Sep 11 2014]
Fear Itself [Published Esquire - Sep 11 2014]
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