The Indian air force sends two cargo planes, while a Chinese convoy brings rice, noodles and medicine. The EU, Britain and USA all offer donations.
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Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed for international assistance for Burma’s flood disaster, in a video posted to her Facebook account.
The number of users of state-owned telecoms operator Myanmar Post and Telecommunications (MPT) has declined by almost 25 percent over the past two months from 11 million to eight million,[…]
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel sizes up the political and economic role for former exiles and economic migrants in a new Burma.
Australia, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the UK, the US and the EU have pledged their support for Burma’s electoral process, saying: “Our assistance aims to support and institutionalise the democratic process,[…]
Settlers have returned to the Irrawaddy River-bank after local authorities evicted over 400 families before King Harald and Queen Sonya of Norway sailed the Mandalay stretch of the river.
Norway’s King Harald V and Queen Sonja are scheduled to pay an official visit to Burma from 1 to 5 December, at the invitation of President Thein Sein. Following bilateral[…]
Burmese military-owned Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC) plans to become a telecommunications operator in the near future, according to Minister for Communications and Information Technology Myat Hein. MEC will be the[…]
The world’s most likely time and place to get a ‘Yes’ to a wedding proposal is during sunrise at Bagan. That’s according to backpackers’ bible, The Lonely Planet, in its[…]
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