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Workers arrange bunches of bananas in Myanmar
Xinhua News Agency

Workers arrange bunches of bananas in Myanmar

Workers arrange bunches of bananas at the bank of the Yangon River in Yangon, Myanmar, Sept. 29, 2015. Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has granted 17 local and foreign firms to make investment in the country this month, sources of the commission ... Xinhua News Agency, 6 days ago
Nikkei Asian Review

ASEAN's emerging consumer markets have retailers taking note

HANOI/YANGON -- Consumer spending in emerging economies along the Mekong River is thriving, and retailers from around Asia are keen to get their foot in the door. After decades in the doldrums, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are all enjoying ...
 Nikkei Asian Review4 weeks ago

Myanmar: The best way to see Asia's most unspoilt destination

Before we fly to Yangon​ to take a boat up the Irrawaddy River, I am sent a copy of Burmese Days by George Orwell. First published in 1934, Orwell's book tells of waning British colonialism when Burma was ruled by the British, and his time as an ... weeks ago Myanmar hot-air balloon ride and river cruise: The best way to see Asia's most unspoilt destination  WA Today1 month ago

Myanmar battered by deadly floods as disaster zones declared

Lost in translation: democracy in Myanmar Could damming the Mekong destroy Asia's greatest river? Yangon: Myanmar's President headed to devastated rural regions where a state of emergency was declared on Saturday after deadly monsoon rains displaced ...
 Melbourne Age2 months ago
Times Live South Africa

An adventure with a leaky teak on a Burmese river cruise

'It's not supposed to do this," said Paul Strachan, the founder of Pandaw River Cruises. We were in Mandalay, and he was standing on the deck of the latest addition to his 15-boat fleet of river craft. It was raining. The many golden stupas of the ...
 Times Live South Africa2 days ago
Daily Times

Myanmar flood death toll tops 100, one million affected

YANGON: The death toll from severe flooding across Myanmar has topped 100, state media reported Monday, with nearly one million people affected as fears intensify for the country's crucial rice bowl region. Floods from a heavy monsoon season have ...
 Daily Times1 month ago Severe flood in Myanmar prompts state of emergency  Daily Times1 month ago Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows in  AlertNet1 month ago Myanmar's severe flooding affects 1m nationwide  Arabstoday.net1 month ago

Over a 100 dead in Myanmar floods

Yangon: More than a hundred people were killed, nearly a million were affected and most parts of Myanmar ravaged due to flooding caused by heavy rainfall since July, the state media reported on Monday. The dead mostly hailed from the western ...
 India Online.in1 month ago

Myanmar flood toll rises to 96

Yangon, Aug 9 (IANS) The toll from severe floods in Myanmar has risen to 96, the ministry of social welfare, relief and resettlement said on Sunday. Rising river water is threatening to inundate Ayeyawaddy region, Xinhua reported. The ...
 Mangalorean1 month ago Death toll from Myanmar's severe flooding rises to 96  Arabstoday.net1 month ago
Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar floods raise concerns over potential spread of diseases

YANGON: Relief organisations are worried that they may have to deal with a potential spread of communicable diseases arising from Myanmar's flood crisis, while inaccessibility to flood-stricken areas may exacerbate the problem. The floods have so ...
 Channel NewsAsia2 months ago

UNICEF stresses supporting vulnerable children in flood-hit Myanmar

YANGON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF) on Monday stressed to support the vulnerable children in Myanmar after monsoon rains trigger flash floods and landslides, a press release of the UNICEF said here. "The poorest ...
 Xinhua News Agency2 months ago
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