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This July 7 marked the 100-day anniversary of the new civilian government in Myanmar, with the National League for Democracy (NLD) of democracy icon...

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An embezzlement probe has been launched by Myanmar's Department of Mines after almost $100 million vanished from a joint fund set up by Myanmar's gem...

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Myanmar's parliament on March 15 elected Htin Kyaw, a close aide and longtime friend of democracy movement leader Aung San Suu Kyi, to become...

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As expected, Myanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on March 10 named her close aide and former driver, charity leader Htin Kyaw, as...

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The first session of Myanmar’s newly elected parliament kicked off on February 1. For the first time in more than 50 years of democratic...

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Myanmar’s newly-elect parliament will convene on February 1, Shwe Mann, speaker of the House of Representatives, or lower house, said, ushering in a new...

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Myanmar is drafting its second five-year plan (2016-17 to 2020-2021) aiming to boost economic growth by encouraging investment in the public and private sectors...

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Leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi has won an outright majority in Myanmar's parliament in the November 8...

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The landslide victory of the National League for Democracy of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi brought the party 163 out of 182...

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Vote counting in Myanmar is still ongoing and complete results are not expected until tonight, but one thing is clear: Aung San Suu Kyi's...

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Polls are open in Myanmar today in elections that will test the military's longstanding grip on power. It's the first election contested by the...

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi announced that she wants to form an alliance with Shwe Mann, the recently ousted chairman of the...

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Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief and reformist Shwe Mann, who just a few weeks ago registered as candidate for the November 8 elections, has...

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After Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's registration to run for Myanmar's general election on November 8, the ruling Union Solidarity and Development...

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Thailand's junta leader General Prayut Chan-ocha's two-day official visit to Singapore ended on June 12 on a flowery note as the National Orchid Garden...

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Myanmar is expecting 5 million tourists in 2015, said President Thein Sein during a parliamentary speech marking three years since his administration took office. “Tourist...

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The Yangon Stock Exchange will be opened by the end of 2015 as scheduled despite emerging challenges along the preparation stage, said Maung Maung...

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Foreign investment in Myanmar is set to triple in the current fiscal year ending March 30, 2014, with 50 per cent going into manufacturing,...