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‘Discover Thainess’ at ATF 2015 in Myanmar

Bangkok – The new national tourism-promotion campaign “2015 Discover Thainess” will be unveiled for the ASEAN countries when the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) participates in the largest regional travel and tourism event, the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2015, between … Continue reading ‘Discover Thainess’ at ATF 2015 in Myanmar

Thai helicopter in search of missing mountaineers goes missing

Yangon – A food supplying Thai helicopter supporting the search and rescue operation of two missing Myanmar mountaineers went missing Saturday afternoon, sources with the Htoo Foundation said early Sunday.The helicopter, Advance Aviation B-4, on its way to the base camp … Continue reading Thai helicopter in search of missing mountaineers goes missing

Myanmar wants to meet electrification target by 2030

Yangon – Myanmar has vowed to double current efforts to meet the national electrification coverage target for all households by 2030, sources with the Ministry of Electric Power said Tuesday.Effective ways are being taken to boost the current electrification effort including … Continue reading Myanmar wants to meet electrification target by 2030

Myanmar president adament about building democracy

Yangon – Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Monday urged the country’s people, especially youths, to actively participate in the building of a democratic nation through mutual understanding, trust, compassion and transparency.In his message on the occasion of the International Day … Continue reading Myanmar president adament about building democracy

ASEAN Business Summit: Small Growth in the Region

Nay Pyi Taw – Economic Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), high-level United States Government representatives, and business leaders from ASEAN and the United States gathered last week at the ASEAN-US Business Summit in Nay Pyi Taw to … Continue reading ASEAN Business Summit: Small Growth in the Region

Cebu Pacific to launch direct flight to Myanmar

Yangon – Cebu Pacific Air, the Philippines’ largest low-cost carrier, will launch direct flights to Myanmar’s two main cities – Yangon and Mandalay – in early 2015, airline sources announced on Thursday.The direct flight is planned in the wake of increased business … Continue reading Cebu Pacific to launch direct flight to Myanmar

Myanmar: New education bill to give universities more autonomy

Yangon – Myanmar is drafting a higher education bill which would give universities more autonomy and allow an independent body to coordinate the functions of institutions, according to the Ministry of Education.Minister of Education Daw Khin San Yi told a meeting … Continue reading Myanmar: New education bill to give universities more autonomy

Free trade pacts on New Zealand Trade Minister’s Asia agenda

Wellington – New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser is seeking to advance his government’s free trade agenda at a series of key Asia-Pacific regional meetings this week.Groser said Monday that he will be traveling to Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, to attend the … Continue reading Free trade pacts on New Zealand Trade Minister’s Asia agenda