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Myanmar’s education reform process getting views from many stakeholders

UNESCO involved in key policy debates with officials on legislation and decentralisation Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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 addicts use needles at a cemetery in Nampatka village, northeastern Shan State, Myanmar. Every morning, more than 100 heroin and opium addicts descend on the graveyard to get high

Opium Fight Failing in Myanmar’s Shan State

Addicts use needles at a cemetery in Nampatka village, northeastern Shan State, Myanmar. Every morning, more than 100 heroin and opium addicts descend on the graveyard to get high   MYANMAR – Every morning, more than 100 heroin and opium addicts descend on the graveyard in this northeastern Myanmar village to get high. When authorities […]

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Thailand overtakes Myanmar’s lead

Determined shuttler Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk on Saturday ended the nation’s 38-year men’s singles gold-medal drought, as gallant pugilists took the lion’s share of seven gold medals to help Thailand surge ahead hosts Myanmar to the top of the medal standing of the 27th SEA Games. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Myanmar’s opium cultivation up 13 per cent, UN says

The area of Myanmar under opium poppy cultivation increased 13 per cent this year compared to 2012 to reach 57,800 hectares, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said Wednesday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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An army officer walks with brooms in front of a burned building that housed an orphanage for Muslim children in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar Read more: http://www.theprovince.com/life/Deepseated+prejudice+radical+Buddhist+monks+fuel+violence/8461122/story.html#ixzz2UyKBoxYx

Radical Buddhist Fuel Violence against Myanmar’s Muslims

An army officer walks with brooms in front of a burned building that housed an orphanage for Muslim children in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar   LASHIO, Myanmar – When a huge mob of Buddhist thugs crawled on the roof of Ma Sandar Soe’s shop, doused it with gasoline and set it ablaze, the Buddhist […]

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WEF to lift Myanmar’s profile

The World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013 is setting a new record for participation, with more than 1,000 senior leaders from more than 50 countries having confirmed their attendance, reflecting the immense interest of the international community in recent developments in the host country, Myanmar. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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The monks rallied despite a government apology over the violence during the earlier demonstration

Are Buddhist Monks Involved In Myanmar’s Violence?

The monks rallied despite a government apology over the violence during the earlier demonstration   MYANMAR – In the Western stereotype, Buddhists are meditating pacifists who strive to keep their distance from worldly passions. But last month, more than 40 people were killed in fighting between Buddhists and Muslims in the central Burmese town of […]

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FCCT – Violence in the name of Buddhism | Myanmar’s Spreading Sectarian Violence

8pm, Thursday May 9, 2013 Members: Free | Non-Members: 350 baht Two years after President Thein Sein opened the doors of his country to usher in economic and political reforms, there are fears that the country formerly known as Burma is getting quickly and dangerously off track. Once suppressed views shaped by an undercurrent of […]

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Embankment construction delayed on Myanmar’s petition

Ranong has discontinued the construction of embankment along Kraburi River, following a petition from Myanmar. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Green Earth Power to develop Myanmar’s first solar plant

210MW to come onstream in less than two years Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Land dispute muddies waters for Myanmar’s SEA Games

Yangon – A land dispute over the yachting event venue for the South-East Asian Games to be hosted by Myanmar this year has landed three people in jail, reports said Sunday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Thailand to Support Myanmars Dawei Deep Sea Port Project

Myanmar President Thein Sein, who began a three-day visit on Sunday, and Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Government House in Bangkok.   Chiangrai Times – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Myanmar President Thein Sein told a joint news conference they had agreed to connect the strategically located Dawei Economic Zone with industrial areas […]

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Myanmar’s president agrees to link up seaboard industrial zones with neighboring Thailand – Washington Post

BANGKOK — Myanmar’s president has agreed to boost economic cooperation with Thailand and connect a planned industrial zone to his neighbor on his first visit to Thailand since assuming power. President Thein Sein said Monday in Bangkok that … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Myanmar’s reformist president begins twice-postponed visit to neighboring Thailand – Washington Post

BANGKOK — Myanmar’s reformist president has begun a twice-postponed visit to neighboring Thailand expected to focus on economic ties. President Thein Sen arrived Sunday for his first trip to Thailand since he became president in March last … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Myanmar’s reformist president visits Thailand – Boston Globe

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s reformist president has begun a twice-postponed visit to neighboring Thailand expected to focus on economic ties. President Thein Sen arrived Sunday for his first trip to Thailand since he became president in March … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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