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University students strive to learn more about peace process

University students strive to learn more about peace process

Myanmar

University students from around the country will come together at an event that will help them learn more about the country’s peace process and, perhaps, help them shape it.
The Myanmar Times, 2 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Actor Min Thway Passes Away At Age 33

Actor Min Thway Passes Away At Age 33

Myanmar

Myanmar celebrity actor Min Thway passed away last week. His funeral was attended by thousands of fans.
The Myanmar Times, 4 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Amata Holding to deploy Bell helicopters in Mergui

Amata Holding to deploy Bell helicopters in Mergui

Myanmar

Tourism and hotels company Amata Holding Public Co Ltd is in negotiations with representatives of an American aviation company for a deal that could bring helicopter transportation and sea plane flights to the Mergui archipelago in Kawthaung, Tanintharyi Region in the south of Myanmar.
The Myanmar Times, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Laws to protect intellectual property, encourage business in the works

Laws to protect intellectual property, encourage business in the works

Myanmar

Businesses in Myanmar still rely on outdated colonial-era laws enacted by the British more than one hundred years ago to protect intellectual property (IP) rights.
The Myanmar Times, 9 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Trade with US less than one tenth of Sino-Myanmar trade

Trade with US less than one tenth of Sino-Myanmar trade

Myanmar

US-Myanmar bilateral trade has increased as a result of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) granted to Myanmar by the US, with Myanmar export increasing.
The Myanmar Times, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Manufacturing key to Myanmar’s growth

Manufacturing key to Myanmar’s growth

Myanmar

Myanmar has been transitioning to a more open and market-oriented economy over the past few years. While progress has been made throughout the economy, manufacturing has witnessed rapid expansion, accounting for 15 percent of GDP in 2007 but growing to 24pc in 2017. Garment manufacturing, in particular, has grown rapidly, with exports expected to surpass US$3 billion (K4.55 trillion) this year, from less than $1 billion in 2015.
The Myanmar Times, 11 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Manufacturing key to Myanmar’s growth

Manufacturing key to Myanmar’s growth

Myanmar

Myanmar has been transitioning to a more open and market-oriented economy over the past few years. While progress has been made throughout the economy, manufacturing has witnessed rapid expansion, accounting for 15 percent of GDP in 2007 but growing to 24pc in 2017. Garment manufacturing, in particular, has grown rapidly, with exports expected to surpass US$3 billion (K4.55 trillion) this year, from less than $1 billion in 2015.
The Myanmar Times, 12 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Week in review: Warning alarms sound on lack of economic plans

Week in review: Warning alarms sound on lack of economic plans

Myanmar

An Austrian trade mission comprised of the country’s top companies visited Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw this week to meet with local businessmen and senior government officials to explore business opportunities.
The Myanmar Times, 12 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Cooperation needed to ensure successful repatriation: minister

Cooperation needed to ensure successful repatriation: minister

Myanmar

Bangladesh and Myanmar need to fully cooperate to ensure the successful repatriation of over 700,000 refugees from northern Rakhine State now living in cramped camps in Bangladesh, a senior government minister has said.
The Myanmar Times, 14 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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State Counsellor leaves Friday on visit to Japan

State Counsellor leaves Friday on visit to Japan

Myanmar

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to fly to Japan on Friday for a four-day working trip at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
The Myanmar Times, 15 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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