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Myanmar – Google News

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Myanmar Military Defends Against Push for Suu Kyi Presidency – Wall Street Journal


Channel News Asia

Myanmar Military Defends Against Push for Suu Kyi Presidency
Wall Street Journal
YANGON, MyanmarMyanmar's armed forces are pushing back against suggestions from senior members of Aung San Suu Kyi's political party that there is a way she can become the country's next president, people close to the military said. The Nobel …
Myanmar to form committee to nominate next presidentChannel News Asia
Will Suu Kyi be new Myanmar prez?Himalayan Times
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?Business Insider

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:25 pm

Myanmar companies told to embrace good corporate practices – The Nation


Myanmar companies told to embrace good corporate practices
The Nation
MYANMAR companies must embrace corporate governance practices, especially large-sized ones that seek to list and raise funds on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), said experts. There are more than 200 public companies established under the …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:02 pm

Ooredoo Myanmar secures $300 mln funding from Asian Development Bank, IFC – Reuters


ETTelecom.com

Ooredoo Myanmar secures $300 mln funding from Asian Development Bank, IFC
Reuters
DUBAI Feb 7 Qatari telecom operator Ooredoo said on Sunday its unit in Myanmar had secured $300 million in funding from the Asian Development Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) for the rollout of its network. Asian Development Bank and …
Ooredoo Myanmar secures $300mn funding from ADB and IFC for network rolloutGulf Times
Ooredoo Myanmar secures $300m fundingGulf Digital News

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:46 pm

SA’s Norris sweeps to win in Myanmar Open – Sport24


Sport24

SA's Norris sweeps to win in Myanmar Open
Sport24
Yangon – South Africa's Shaun Norris survived early jitters on the final day to take the Myanmar Open Sunday, helped by a near-unassailable cushion built up the day before. The one-time Asian Tour winner began the final day at the Royal Mingalardon
Norris storms to lead in MyanmarIndependent Online
Norris seals Myanmar Open title, Danny 10 strokes behindThe Star Online
South Africa's Norris sweeps Myanmar Open despite last day scareBangkok Post
Business Standard
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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:36 pm

Myanmar’s military and its proxy armies – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Myanmar's military and its proxy armies
Bangkok Post
The latest act in the long-running tragedy of Myanmar's ethnic conflict features the intervention of a major armed group, which only last October committed to a so-called Nation-wide Cease-fire Agreement (NCA), in what's looking remarkably like a new war.

Posted on 6 February 2016 | 7:53 pm

In the Shadow of the Rohingyas of Myanmar – The Wire


The Wire

In the Shadow of the Rohingyas of Myanmar
The Wire
Its deck too was packed with refugees, members of the Rohingya community attempting to escape Myanmar and find asylum anywhere else in South East Asia. For a few days, the world was aware of a different kind of stranded people – not ones escaping the …

Posted on 6 February 2016 | 5:29 pm

Firebrand Monks a Powerful Force in Myanmar Despite Setback – ABC News


The Japan Times

Firebrand Monks a Powerful Force in Myanmar Despite Setback
ABC News
Dark-skinned and bearded men jump a young woman after she prays at a Buddhist shrine. They push her to the ground and rape her. Then they cut off her ear and slit her throat. A lurid video recently posted online by a firebrand monk in Myanmar purports
Firebrand monks are powerful force in Myanmar despite setback in electionsThe Japan Times

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Posted on 6 February 2016 | 5:11 am

Emerging Myanmar will require patience – Air Cargo World (registration)


Emerging Myanmar will require patience
Air Cargo World (registration)
Flag_of_Myanmar After more than two decades of isolation, the nation of Myanmar is moving back into the international market. As this Southeast Asian country makes cautious steps towards democracy, the forwarding industry is watching – and waiting

Posted on 5 February 2016 | 5:47 pm

Myanmar Talks Could Open Door to Presidency for Aung San Suu Kyi – New York Times


New York Times

Myanmar Talks Could Open Door to Presidency for Aung San Suu Kyi
New York Times
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — The democracy movement of the Nobel Peace laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is negotiating with Myanmar's military over the composition of the next government, including a possible deal that would allow her to be president, two …
Uproar as video reveals bastardisation in Myanmar's militarySydney Morning Herald
Myanmar powerbrokers talk: Could Suu Kyi emerge as president?Eyewitness News
A strange new worldThe Economist
South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 5 February 2016 | 12:26 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi’s party takes seats in historic session of Myanmar parliament – The Guardian


The Guardian

Aung San Suu Kyi's party takes seats in historic session of Myanmar parliament
The Guardian
After half a century of military-dominated rule, Aung San Suu Kyi has led her National League for Democracy (NLD) party into Myanmar's parliament, taking a majority of seats and starting the process of installing a democratically elected government.
Myanmar parliament enters democratic era after 54 years of military ruleUSA TODAY
Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD party takes powerCNN
First Freely Elected Parliament After Decades of Military Rule Opens in MyanmarNew York Times
NPR –Reuters UK
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Posted on 1 February 2016 | 1:27 pm