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  1. 1. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Five wounded in second attack on aid group in Myanmar

    By AFP

    » NAYPYIDAW (MYANMAR) - Five people including a relief worker were wounded in an attack on a local aid organisation's vehicle in conflict-torn northeastern Myanmar, the group said Sunday, the second such attack within...

  2. 2. property | 22 Feb 2015

    Myanmar property transactions slowed in 2014

    By Bangkok Post

    » The Myanmar Times reports that while 2012 and 2013 saw an unprecedented boom in buying real estate in Myanmar, concerns the market may be overheating, and government moves to curb runaway prices combined to dampen purcha...

  3. 3. news | 20 Feb 2015

    Myanmar army deepens offensive on ethnic rebels near China border

    By AFP

    » LASHIO, MYANMAR - Myanmar's army has continued an offensive to flush out rebels from areas around a flashpoint town on the northeastern border with China, state media said Friday, in 11 days of fighting that have di...

  4. 4. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Myanmar aid group urges ceasefire

    By AFP

    » LASHIO, MYANMAR - Aid workers called Thursday for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the centre of fierce fighting between Myanmar's army and ethnic rebels, after the deaths of tw...

  5. 5. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Civilians recount 'terrifying' attack on Myanmar aid convoy

    By AFP

    » LASHIO (MYANMAR) - Civilians fleeing bloody clashes between government troops and ethnic rebels in northeastern Myanmar on Wednesday described crouching in terror as a hail of bullets flew around them in an attack on a l...

  6. 6. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Emergency declared in war-torn Myanmar

    By AFP

    » LASHIO (MYANMAR) - Myanmar declared a state of emergency on Tuesday in a conflict-torn border region where ferocious fighting between the army and ethnic rebels has forced thousands of civilians to flee.

  7. 7. news | 17 Feb 2015

    1st-ever attack on Myanmar Red Cross

    By Reuters

    » KUNLONG, MYANMAR – Unknown attackers shot and wounded two people on Tuesday in the first-ever assault on a Red Cross convoy in Myanmar where battles have raged in the northeast between government soldiers and ethnic insu...

  8. 8. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Myanmar army kills dozen ethnic rebels

    By AFP

    » YANGON - Around a dozen ethnic rebels have been killed in a firefight with Myanmar troops and a further eight captured after renewed clashes in northern Myanmar near the Chinese border, state media said on Sunday.

  9. 9. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead mass rally honouring hero father

    By AFP

    » NATMAUK, MYANMAR - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will pay tribute Friday to her independence hero father in the biggest celebrations in his honour in memory, underscoring her prestigious legacy months before leading he...

  10. 10. learning | 20 May 2013

    Thai factories moving to Myanmar

    About exports

    By Jon Fernquest

    » For years Europe stopped textile & garment exports from Myanmar. Now with democratic change, Europe will give Myanmar textiles a tariff advantage.

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