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PR debate hits Yangon's streets

(Zarni Phyo/The Myanmar Times) Debate on proportional representation has left the halls of parliament and emerged onto the streets of Yangon, with more than 100 people protesting against a proposed change to the voting system last week. The ... Myanmar Times, 1 month ago

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Are Myanmar's reforms backsliding?

Yangon, Myanmar - When Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to visit Myanmar in November 2012, the country's leadership unveiled an ambitious reform agenda that promised to set the country on what Obama called a "remarkable journey" ...
 Al Jazeera12 hours ago

Myanmar cancels planned bypolls

associated press Yangon, 7 September Myanmar's Union Election Commission today said it is canceling by-elections that were scheduled for later this year to fill 35 empty parliamentary seats. Commission chairman Tin Aye made the surprise ...
 The Statesman1 week ago Myanmar cancels by-elections  First Post.com1 week ago Myanmar cancels planned parliamentary by-election  The Gulf Today1 week ago Muted response after by-elections cancelled  Myanmar Times1 week ago

Chinese rescuers in Myanmar to search for missing mountaineers

YANGON - A nine-member Chinese rescue team arrived in Yangon by plane Saturday en route to Putao in northernmost Kachin state of Myanmar, to help search for two Myanmar mountaineers who have been missing on the snow-capped Mount Hkaka Borazi for 13 ...
 CHINAdaily6 days ago Chinese rescue team arrives in Myanmar to help search for missing mountaineers  Individual.com6 days ago Chinese team leaves Kachin rescue op  Myanmar Times2 days ago
Bangkok Post

Bell hunt claims ring hollow

At night, the small wharf near the confluence of the Yangon and Bago rivers is quiet and dark. The team searching for the mythical Dhammazedi Bell is resting, certain in the knowledge it will not be found in the next few hours. But for those looking ...
 Bangkok Post5 days ago Shipwreck found but not Dhammazedi bell: Divers leader  Eleven Myanmar6 days ago Myanmar divers say famed bell found  Bangkok Post3 weeks ago Myanmar divers claim legendary bell found  Channel NewsAsia3 weeks ago
UCAN India

Prominent Myanmar activist group left leaderless

Political activist Ko Htin Kyaw reacts after being released from Insein prison in Yangon on December 31, 2013. He was sent back to prison last week. Yangon: As political activist Ko Htin Kyaw was taken away in a police van last week to begin ...
 UCAN India1 week ago Former political prisoners counsel victims of torture in Myanmar  UCAN India1 day ago Rights groups lobby Obama over political prisoners  Myanmar Times1 week ago We need to re-define political prisoner rights groups say  Myanmar Times3 weeks ago

Chennai set to retrace old Burma business route

CHENNAI: The Union shipping ministry is likely to launch a cargo ferry service soon between Chennai and Yangon (Myanmar). Official sources said the service will open a sea route to largely land-based trade that is already worth billions of dollars. ...
 Times of India6 days ago SHIPPING OF INDIA : Chennai set to retrace old Burma business route  4 Traders4 days ago
Forbes India

Can India learn anything from Asia's final frontier telecom market?

Last year I blogged about Asia's final frontier in telecom. This week I had the privilege of visiting Yangon and meeting some of the movers and shakers of the telecom industry in Myanmar. Since last year, the ambitious and recently reformist ASEAN ...
 Forbes India1 week ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar's political status: It's complicated

YANGON -- Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party, a quasi-civilian outgrowth of the former military junta, ranks poorly in the country's opinion polls. Still, the ruling party holds the cards heading into next year's general ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago

Sweeping up Shwedagon for merit

YANGON — Every evening, more than a dozen men and women walk in a tight row in front of Myanmar's most-revered Buddhist pagoda, sweeping the vast marble terrace in unison in hopes of keeping it clean for barefoot pilgrims. A group of Buddhist ...
 Bangkok Post3 weeks ago Sweeping on Shwedagon: An act of merit  Miami Herald3 weeks ago Sweepers at Yangon's revered Shwedagon pagoda toil away in quest for spiritual credit  Huffington Post Canada3 weeks ago
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