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  1. 41. news | 16 Dec 2014

    UN says aid to parts of Myanmar's rebel-held north 'stalled'

    By AFP

    » YANGON - The United Nations on Tuesday said it had been unable to reach thousands of displaced people in rebel-held areas of Myanmar's war-torn northern Kachin state for two months as soaring tensions after recent c...

  2. 42. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Rohingya political prisoner freed

    By AP

    » YANGON — Rights groups welcomed the release of a prominent Rohingya Muslim doctor who was arrested while trying to calm rioters during sectarian violence in western Myanmar, but noted Tuesday scores of political prisoner...

  3. 43. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Fighting traps Kachin villagers

    » YANGON — Trucks were on standby on Saturday to try to rescue more than 1,000 residents trapped in two villages in Myanmar's restive Kachin state, where fierce fighting has broken out between government troops and re...

  4. 44. news | 05 Jan 2015

    Myanmar tourist arrivals set record

    By dpa

    » YANGON — Record tourist arrivals and tourism revenue in 2014 surpassed expectations, officials said Monday.

  5. 45. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Wild-cat parts trade drops in Thailand

    By dpa

    » YANGON — The illegal trade in tiger and other wild-cat parts into Thailand has diminished, while the same trade from Myanmar into China has grown, a survey said Monday.

  6. 46. news | 18 Dec 2014

    'Irrawaddy' told to go with river's flow

    By AP

    » YANGON — It was easy for Myanmar's former military government to change the name of the country's mightiest river, but a magazine ordered to make the same change is putting up a fight.

  7. 47. news | 06 Dec 2014

    Myanmar jails 'political' soldier

    » YANGON — A military officer was sentenced to two years in prison for signing a petition calling for an end to the military grip on the constitution drafted by the former regime, local media reported on Saturday.

  8. 48. business | 23 Dec 2014

    Foreign workers in Myanmar should get business visa

    LEADING THE WAY

    Newspaper section: Business

    » Immigration is one of the primary concerns for foreigners planning to work in Myanmar. Many who work in the country for short periods obtain a tourist visa rather than a business visa when entering the country. The reaso...

  9. 49. 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.

  10. 50. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Kenya marathoner Jeptoo gets two-year ban for doping

    By AFP

    » NAIROBI - Top Kenyan female marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has been handed a two-year ban after being caught doping with the banned blood-boosting hormone EPO, officials said Friday.

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