• 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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  • Myanmar to tighten security during ASEAN summit
    11:41 AM

    Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 4 (IANS) Myanmar will deploy 20,000 police personnel to secure the upcoming 25th ASEAN Summit, officials said Tuesday. The ASEAN Summit is scheduled to be held Nov 12-13 at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw, Xinhua reported. Security for

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  • Myanmar roundtable summit discusses political issues
    8:51 PM

    Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 31 (IANS) Myanmar’s first five-party roundtable summit held in the Presidential Palace here Friday discussed some key political issues in the country, presidential spokesman U Ye Htut said at a press conference after the two-hour talks. Attending the talks were 14 representatives of the government, parliament,

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