• AMRI Hospital Group All Set to Spread to Myanmar’s Capital City Yangon
    6:40 PM

    AMRI Hospital Group, one of the top multi-specialty hospitals in Kolkata, is all set to open its branch in Yangon, Myanmar. India’s recent move to remove $80 visa charge for Myanmar nationals has broadened the horizon of healthcare tourism in the country. In its attempt to tap the emerging opportunity

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  • Myanmar president meets political parties for peace, development
    10:34 AM

    Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 12 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein here Monday met some leaders of the country’s political parties for discussions on major domestic issues concerning peace and development. The meeting, attended by representatives from the government, parliament, the military, the Union Election Commission and political parties, focussed

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  • Myanmar to host TT championships in Yangon
    8:43 AM

    Yangon, Jan 8 (IANS) Myanmar will host the seventh Horizon Open Table Tennis Championships here Jan 31-Feb 1. The Myanmar Table Tennis Federation said Wednesday the event will help nurture new generation of players for the country, reports Xinhua. The competition will include Under-12 and U-15 categories for both men

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  • Myanmar to promote international energy cooperation
    10:55 AM

    Yangon, Jan 7 (IANS) The Myanmar National Energy Management Committee will promote international energy collaboration in the country, according to an announcement issued by the committee Wednesday. The announcement included nine points of national energy policy based on the “Myanmar Energy Sector Policy Draft Working Paper” drafted by international and

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  • Schedule set for 2015 Myanmar general elections
    12:39 PM

    Yangon, Jan 6 (IANS) Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has initially slated late October or early November for holding the 2015 general elections, according to an announcement of the commission published Tuesday without giving any specific date. The commission is compiling the basic voters list for the upcoming elections, Xinhua reported

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  • Myanmar warns against instigation over copper mine project
    9:35 AM

    Yangon, Jan 6 (IANS) Myanmar authorities have warned against instigation over a copper mine project with foreign investment at Monywa in Sagaing region, urging the people to be on the alert to prevent undesirable incidents. “The Latpadaung Copper Mine project is a foreign invested one and the project benefits the

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  • Myanmar president hopes to sign ceasefire accord in February
    6:01 PM

    Yangon, Jan 5 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Monday expressed hope that he would be able to sign a nationwide ceasefire accord on Myanmar’s Union Day Feb 12, after the draft accord is finalised. The news was revealed by secretary of the ethnic armed groups’ National Ceasefire Coordination Team

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  • Confident of stronger ties with Myanmar: Modi
    5:15 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted Myanmar on its Independence Day, and said India was “confident of even stronger” ties with the neighbouring country. “On their Independence Day, my good wishes to people of Myanmar. We are confident of even stronger India-Myanmar ties in the

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  • Look forward to strengthening cooperation with Myanmar: President
    11:23 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday greeted the government and people of Myanmar on the eve of its Independence Day, and said India looked forward to “continue working with you and your government to further strengthen our multifaceted cooperation”. In his message to Myanmar President U. Thein

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