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ITC, CARE Enterprises ready to boost gender justice with the CARE-SheTrades Impact Fund

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The International Trade Centre (ITC), CARE Enterprises Inc. (CARE) and Bamboo Capital Partners (Bamboo) have joined forces in their mission to achieve gender equality...

Myanmar: Judicial harassment against Mr. Tha Phoe

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Mr. Hla Myint,  Chairman of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Dear Chairman,  I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights activist and Freelance Journalist. According to the Observatory for...

U.N. court orders Myanmar to halt ‘genocidal’ actions against Rohingya

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The International Court of Justice ruled Thursday that Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority constitutes genocide and ordered it to immediately halt such...
The photo shows a snapshot of the TV series Journey to the West.

Chinese TV series go viral in Myanmar

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By Niu Chunying Chinese films and TV series are gaining popularity in Myanmar. The TV series dubbed into Burmese, including A Dream of Red Mansions,...
A huge oil tanker leaves the dock after unloading at Ma Day Island port, Kyaukpyu in western Myanmar. Photo by China-Myanmar oil and gas pipeline project

China, Myanmar share close bond with sincerity

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By Ding Zi China and Myanmar, linked by mountains and rivers, have enjoyed close people-to-people bond since ancient times, leaving numerous touching stories of bilateral...
The national flags of China and Myanmar. (Photo from CFP)

“Paukphaw” friendship shines with new luster

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By Sun Guangyong Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar from Friday to Saturday will bring the China-Myanmar comprehensive and strategic partnership to a new...
Students of the Nyaung Thone Bin village school attend class in a renovated classroom. Photo by Zhao Yipu from People’s Daily

China-Myanmar educational initiative builds schools for Myanmar, lifts local education environment

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By ZhaoYipu, Zhou Zhiran Eighteen China-aided schools have been built in Myanmar thanks to a China-Myanmar educational initiative aiming at improving Myanmar’s education environment. The initiative,...
Myanmar's Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing inaugurates the 230KV Nabar-Shwebo-Ohntaw Power Transmission Line and Substation Project undertaken by the State Grid Corporation of China at the completion ceremony of the project. Photo by Sun Guangyong, People's Daily

BRI a great opportunity for Myanmar – Myanmar official

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The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping is a great opportunity for the entire Southeast Asian countries including Myanmar,...
Belt and Road

Belt and Road cooperation benefits both Myanmar, China

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By Zhang Hong, On Jan.17, 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off his state visit to Myanmar, his first overseas destination in 2020. The...
Thant Myint-U, renowned Myanmar historian, former government advisor and former United Nations (UN) official. (Photo: courtesy of Thant Myint-U)

Myanmar should focus on ‘benefits from China ties’

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By Li Xuanmin The relations between China and Myanmar are closer now than ever before, and the Southeast Asian country should think of how it...
Liu Yin, chairman of the Myanmar-China Entrepreneur Association (Photo: Courtesy of Myanmar-China Entrepreneur Association).

China, Myanmar to sign agreements

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By Li Xuanmin and Xie Jun President Xi Jinping’s scheduled state visit to Myanmar this week will deepen the two Asian economies’ ties in such...
Local students of a school built with the assistance of the China-Myanmar oil and gas pipeline project express their thanks to Chinese companies on Jan.10, 2020. (Photo by Sun Guangyong from People’s Daily)

China, Myanmar to forge closer relationship

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By Chen Hai At the invitation of Myanmar’s President U Win Myint, Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Myanmar from Jan....
Burmese employees operate equipment in a production line of Letpadaung copper mine. (Photo by Sun Guangyong/People’s Daily)

China-invested Letpadaung copper mine brings tangible benefits to Myanmar

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Letpadaung copper mine project in Monywa, Sagaing Region of Myanmar, as one of the demonstration projects under the framework of the Belt and Road...
Local students of a school built with the assistance of the China-Myanmar oil and gas pipeline project express their thanks to Chinese companies on Jan.10, 2020. (Photo by Sun Guangyong from People’s Daily)

China, Myanmar to jointly carry forward friendship and create new chapter of friendly cooperation

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By Ren Huanyu At the invitation of President U Win Myint of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay...
Myanmar is accused of committing genocide on Rohingyas

Myanmar is pushing the region and the world towards a catastrophic situation

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After playing dilly-dally with Bangladesh for over two years and fooling the international community with its false promise of taking back over one million...
Myanmar rebels

Myanmar is playing foul with Rohingya issue

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Myanmar has been playing a very nasty game centering the Rohingya refugee issue. For months and years, it has deceived Bangladesh by falsely promising...

Indian Giant ‘LAVA’ Invades Ghana’s Technological Industry

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In the coming days, the Ghanaians market will witness a fierce competition in the technology industry between the emerging technology giant and the Chinese...

UN Report Reveals More Evidence Of Myanmar’s Atrocities Against Ethnic Minorities

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Amnesty International has indicated that, a blistering report released by the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) has brought yet more damning evidence...
Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan to brief UN Security Council on Myanmar

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On Friday 13 October Mr Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, will brief UN Member...
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina meets new arrivals in Kutupalong Refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar. Photo: Govt. of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi PM calls for assistance for vulnerable arriving from Myanmar

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Bangladesh PM Visits Overflowing Settlements in Cox’s Bazar, Calls on Government, International Community to Help Most Vulnerable New Arrivals from Myanmar Cox’s Bazar – IOM,...

2017 SEA Games Postponed Over Teams Accident

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An accident involving two buses transporting squash teams from Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines at the Southeast Asia (SEA) Games caused matches to be...
President of Myanmar U Htin Kya

President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw

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President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw is in China for a state visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The visit, which...

Myanmar Water Festival left 285 dead and 1,073 injured

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A total of 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured nationwide during a four-day water festival, the official Global New Light of Myanmar...
Myanmar rebels

Curfew imposed on Myanmar’ conflict-hit Kokang region in northeast state

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Curfew has been imposed on two townships in the Kokang region in Myanmar's northeastern Shan State, which have been hit by armed conflicts. ...
Myanmar military

Bureaucratic hurdles prevent humanitarian actors in Myanmar

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UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee said on Friday evening that bureaucratic hurdles prevent the humanitarian actors...
Myanmar military

Myanmar state counselor pledges commitment to lasting peace for country in 2017

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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has pledged her commitment to achieving lasting peace in the country in 2017, saying that the country's...
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Myanmar to take measures to stabilize foreign exchange rate

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The Myanmar government is coordinating with related ministries to take necessary measures to stabilize the country's foreign exchange rate, official media reported Tuesday. ...
fishing

5 arrested for illegal fishing in Myanmar territorial waters

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Myanmar navy has intercepted an illegal Thai fishing boat in its territorial waters, arresting five people including one Thai national and four Myanmar on...
Photo taken on March 25, 2015 shows a supermarket shelf of "Oreo", which used to be a brand of Kraft Foods Group, at a supermarket in Ner York, the United States. Ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group agreed on Wednesday to merge in a deal that would create the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world, with about 28 billion U.S. dollars in annual revenue. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

Supermarket blast in Yangon being investigated

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Myanmar authorities have investigated four small explosions which occurred at a supermarket in a township in Myanmar's Yangon Sunday evening, a police officer told...
Myanmar rebels

Armed clashes continue in Myanmar’s northern state

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The three armed groups are Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and Kokang's Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA). ...