University of Yangon

Type: Organization
Name: University of Yangon
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Burmese University Students Protest Education Bill

Freshmen students attend a chemistry class in Yangon University in Yangon Dec. 5, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)MANDALAY — Students at Yadanabon University in Burma’s second-biggest city staged a protest against the national education bill on Monday, urging the ... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Asean scholars enter Fullbright program

6:50 pmTO further strengthen the relationship between the United States government and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (Asean), nine US-Asean Visiting Scholars were chosen to be part of the Fullbright scholarship program.The announcement was ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

DU students protest over deposing of Students’ Union Flag

:22Students staging protest in Dagon University compound seen on July 10 (Photo-Dagon University Student Union Facebook)The Dagon University (DU) students had staged a protest on July 10 as the university authorities removed the students’ union flag at ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

SOAS co-hosts conference in Burma on South East Asian linguistics - a first for Yangon University

International scholars working on the linguistics of Southeast Asia gathered in Yangon this May to participate in the 24th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS24) - an event organised by Dr Justin Watkins, Senior Lecturer in ... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Thein Sein Warns Myanmar Media Against Instigating Violence

Myanmar President Thein Sein on Tuesday cautioned the local media against carrying any reports that could stoke religious violence in the country, threatening to roll back recent press freedoms if they are deemed to threaten national security.He issued ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Burmese librarians visit NIU during tour of U.S.

DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is the last stop for four Burmese librarians learning about technology, preserving books and more this summer.They want to take that information back to Myanmar, also known as Burma. They also visited Rutgers University, ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ban on student activism will backfire again, student leaders say

:34A directive from the Ministry of Science and Technology banning university students from engaging in politics could be a preemptive move to prevent students from taking a leading role in the country’s democratic transition, student leaders say.“The ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Education

Myanmar's Ministry of Education and the Open Society Foundation have teamed up to establish the country's first digital library . Oleksandr Shtokvych, Senior Manager at the Open Society Foundations’ Higher Education Support Programme, explained the ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar opposition leader leaves for visits to Germany, France

YANGON, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi left here Wednesday evening on her week-long visits to two western European countries -- Germany and France, sources with the National League for Democracy (NLD) said.It is Aung San ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar: International Experiences on the Consolidation of Higher Education Institutions brought to Myanmar

Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationCountry: Myanmar Given the high priority placed on higher education reform in Myanmar, UNESCO, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Open Society Foundations (OSF) convened a national ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

German president to make first official visit to Myanmar

German Federal President, Joachim Gauck will make his first state visit to Myanmar next week to attend the first Myanmar-Germany business forum. Gauck’s visit to Yangon is at the invitation of his Myanmar counterpart, U Thein Sein and is expected ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Feb 06 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

DVB Debate: How to break the cycle of poverty

With its abundance of natural resources, Burma was once among the most prosperous countries in Southeast Asia. But, 50 years of strict military rule have had a catastrophic effect on the country and turned Burma into one of the world’s most impoverished ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jan 31 2014]

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...Quoted in the Union Daily newspaper, Dr Watkins said: "When people talk about the ethnic situation in [Burma], they talk about politics and education, but if you really want to understand about the politics and ethnic nationalities, you have to have a good understanding of the linguistic situation."

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Burmese University Students Protest Education Bill [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 21 2014]
Asean scholars enter Fullbright program [Published Manila Times - Jul 15 2014]
DU students protest over deposing of Students’ ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 11 2014]
SOAS co-hosts conference in Burma on South East... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
Thein Sein Warns Myanmar Media Against Instigat... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 09 2014]
Burmese librarians visit NIU during tour of U.S. [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 05 2014]
Ban on student activism will backfire again, st... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jun 16 2014]
Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Educ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 13 2014]
Myanmar opposition leader leaves for visits to ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 09 2014]
Myanmar: International Experiences on the Conso... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
German president to make first official visit t... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Feb 06 2014]
DVB Debate: How to break the cycle of poverty [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jan 31 2014]
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Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Educ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 13 2014]
Myanmar's Ministry of Education and the Open Society Foundation have teamed up to establish the country's first digital library . Oleksandr Shtokvych, Senior Manager at the Open Society Foundations’ Higher Education Support Programme, explained the ...
Myanmar: International Experiences on the Conso... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationCountry: Myanmar Given the high priority placed on higher education reform in Myanmar, UNESCO, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Open Society Foundations (OSF) convened a national ...
DVB Debate: How to break the cycle of poverty [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jan 31 2014]
With its abundance of natural resources, Burma was once among the most prosperous countries in Southeast Asia. But, 50 years of strict military rule have had a catastrophic effect on the country and turned Burma into one of the world’s most impoverished ...
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