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Myanmar reshuffles cabinet ministers


July 10th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 10 (IANS) In a Cabinet reshuffle, the Myanmar government has reassigned some six deputy ministers belonging to as many ministries, Xinhua reported.An order issued by the President's ... Read more...

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China seeks strategic partnership with Myanmar


June 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China wants to strengthen its strategic partnership with Myanmar, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.Li was speaking to visiting Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin ... Read more...

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British foreign secretary meets Myanmarese president (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 5 (IANS) Visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague Thursday met with Myanmar President U Thein Sein hours after he arrived in the capital Nay Pyi Taw.Hague also met ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Myanmar, to sign several agreements (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) In India's first high level contact with the new civilian government in Myanmar, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left for the southeast Asian ... Read more...

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Krishna visiting Myanmar to engage civilian government


June 19th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) For the first time since a civilian government took over in Myanmar, India will hold a high-level engagement with it when External Affairs ... Read more...

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Central team reviews Indo-Myanmar trade at Moreh


April 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), Apr 29 (ANI): In an endeavor to ensure the success of its Look-East policy and make the northeast a big trading hub in the future, a panel discussion on improving ... Read more...

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‘Russia trained 4,000 Myanmar nuclear officers’


August 6th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 6 (DPA) Russia has trained 4,185 Myanmar military officers in nuclear sciences over the past decade but only a "sprinkling" of scholars have pursued the positive uses of the ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi reportedly to be freed in November


January 25th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 25 (DPA) A government minister reportedly said opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi would be released from house arrest in November, sources said Monday. Home Minister Major General Maung Oo reportedly ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to compromise on sea boundary dispute


January 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 9 (DPA) Bangladesh and Myanmar Saturday agreed to compromise to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute in the Bay of Bengal, officials said. The lack of a clear boundary has caused ... Read more...

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Myanmar assures India of action against insurgent groups


November 11th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Leimakhong (Manipur), Nov 11 (ANI): A Myanmarese army delegation, participating in a liaison meeting in Manipur, has assured India that they would not allow their territory to be used by anti-India insurgent ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi declared guilty, three year sentence commuted to 18 months’ house arrest


August 11th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Rangoon (Myanmar), Aug.11 (ANI): Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to three years' jail and hard labour by a court today, but the head of the ruling military ... Read more...

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Bangladesh urges Myanmar to help repatriate Rohingya refugees


May 17th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 16 (DPA) Bangladesh Saturday requested help from Myanmar in repatriating thousands of refugees who have been languishing in Bangladeshi camps for years, officials here said. The move focuses on 22,000 ... Read more...

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Myanmar rejects lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 16 (DPA) Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected well-known political activist Aung Thein's request to act as a lawyer for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her trial next week, ... Read more...

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Myanmar rejects lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi


May 16th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 16 (DPA) Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected well-known political activist Aung Thein's request to act as a lawyer for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her trial next week, ... Read more...

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Ansari inaugurates Indo-Myanmar optical fiber link


February 8th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi Shankar Yangon, Feb. 8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Sunday inaugurated integral trans-border optical fiber communication link between India and Myanmar. The first call on this ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-Myanmar maritime boundary talks failed


November 18th, 2008 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (DPA) The maritime boundary talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar ended Monday with the two sides agreeing only to hold further talks to resolve their demarcation dispute, officials said."The issue ... Read more...

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Singapore warns Myanmar activists to stop protests


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 23 (DPA) Singapore's home ministry warned political activists from Myanmar in the city state not to ignore repeated police orders to stop illegal public protests and anti-Myanmar activities, the The ... Read more...

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Indonesia to send aid to cyclone victims in Myanmar


May 7th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, May 7 (DPA) Indonesia has decided to provide relief aid worth $1 million to Myanmar to help victims of a cyclone that swept through the country, killing more than 22,500 and ... Read more...

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