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"Collective strength" to overcome our country's challenges
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 15:15

In the coming year 1380, our Union Government has decided to keep in high regard the need for “collective strength” to overcome our country’s challenges - State Counsellor (2nd anniversary of National League for Democracy government speech: 2 April 2018)

The Global New LIght of Myanmar
Executive Directors welcomed the rebound in Myanmar’s economy and its favourable long‑term growth prospects.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 14:15

On March 12, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Myanmar. Myanmar’s economy stabilized in 2016/17. The new government saw a challenging first year with lower-than-expected growth of 5.9 percent in 2016/17 mainly due to weak...

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
ASEAN-Australia Special Summit ends with commitments on cybersecurity, free trade
Tuesday, March 20, 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...

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/asean-australia-special-summit-commitment-cybersecurity-trade-10054114
Irish building up a head of steam in Myanmar: Infrastructure is improving as digital and communications companies gain foothold
Monday, March 19, 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...

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/economy/irish-building-up-a-head-of-steam-in-myanmar-1.3428527
"Nothing is better than Peace" : State Counsellor
Friday, March 2, 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...

MNA
Shae Thot: The Way Forward Integrated Community Development in Myanmar
Saturday, February 17, 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
Thursday, February 8, 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
Tuesday, January 30, 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...

Prime Minister Modi Meets Aung San Suu Kyi, Discusses Bilateral And Regional Ties
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 16:30

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral meetings with ASEAN leaders, including Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, and discussed key bilateral and regional issues.

After the meeting between PM Modi and the Myanmarese leader, External affairs ministry spokesm...

Refugee repatriation won’t begin Tuesday as planned: Bangladesh
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 18:00

AFP: The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar due to begin Tuesday will be delayed, a Bangladesh official said, citing the huge task of preparing transit centres and approving lists of returnees. 
Government: Ready to begin repatriation
Myanmar is rea...

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