ASEAN-Australia Special Summit ends with commitments on cybersecurity, free trade
Tue, 20/03/2018 - 01:00

SYDNEY: “A resounding success” - that was how Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described the first ever ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. Speaking at the close of a two-day meet with nine ASEAN leaders on Sunday (Mar 18), Mr Turnbull said the summit comes at a “critical time in history” w...
Irish building up a head of steam in Myanmar: Infrastructure is improving as digital and communications companies gain foothold
Mon, 19/03/2018 - 17:15

Dubbed “Asia’s last economic frontier”, Myanmar is one of the fastest-growing emerging markets in the world. And while highly-skilled Myanmar expatriates are returning in droves to start businesses and to experiment, Irish interests, from start-ups to established corporations, are getting stuck i...
"Nothing is better than Peace" : State Counsellor
Fri, 02/03/2018 - 16:00

The Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong will be held in late April or early May, according to the 7th Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting (JICM) on the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The decision was made at the meeting held at the National Reco...

Shae Thot: The Way Forward Integrated Community Development in Myanmar
Sat, 17/02/2018 - 15:30

Shae Thot is a USAID-supported six-year integrated community development project working in over 2,700 villages across Central Myanmar and Kayah State. Guided by Pact’s core approaches of civil society strengthening and enhanced self-governance, Pact, four international partners, and seven local...

Restoring mangroves with the help of drones
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00

In partnership with Worldview International Foundation and Worldview Impact Foundation, BioCarbon Engineering has launched a project to restore and regenerate the degraded mangrove ecosystems in Myanmar in order to protect the lives of highly vulnerable communities. Mangrove forests are the vital...

Over $500m worth of investments flow into Mandalay Myotha industry park project
Tue, 30/01/2018 - 18:30

Global New Light of Myanmar: Local and foreign investments worth more than US$500 million were pumped into the Mandalay Myotha industry park project in Ngazun Township, Mandalay Region, as of the second week of January 2018.

The Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development (MMID) public company...