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2014-03-04 23:01:27

The trailer for an upcoming film was just released featuring a recent American-Burmese expedition to remote Myanmar’s Mount Gamlang Razi and its new disputed elevation record, measured by Juniper Systems' Archer Field PC. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The trailer for an upcoming film was just released featuring a recent American-Burmese expedition to remote Myanmar’s Mount Gamlang Razi and its new disputed elevation record. The climbers claim that Gamlang...

2014-02-03 23:02:00

Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC® was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. Myanmar, Asia (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC® was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. The peak, Mount Gamlang Razi, has historically been known as the second highest peak in Southeast Asia, but a joint American-Myanmar-led expedition set out on a...

2014-01-14 23:23:34

Today marks the launch of an important new report from the Women's League of Burma (WLB) documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases documented since 2010, including 47 gang rapes—perpetrated by the Burmese military in ethnic regions of Burma. New York, NY and Rangoon, Burma (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases documented since 2010, including 47 gang...

2014-01-14 16:22:06

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Stimson Center report issued today says major disagreements between Myanmar's government and the Kachin ethnic minority make it unlikely that a cease-fire will take hold soon to end the armed conflict between government forces and Kachin insurgents seeking independence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/DC68405LOGO) The report by Yun Sun, a fellow in Stimson's East Asia program, is titled "China, the United...

2013-08-13 23:00:37

15th Asia Cementrade Summit, on the 24-25 Sep, 2013 in Yangon, will host Government Officials from Ministry of Industry, Myanmar Investment Commission, Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Transport and cement industry players, in an information-packed event, unveiling timely updates on upcoming cement market opportunities in Asia. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 [15th Asia Cementrade Summit, on the 24-25 Sep, 2013 in Yangon, is honored to host Government Officials from Ministry of...

2013-05-03 16:21:32

20 Top, Young Journalists to Partake in the "Burma Telling Its Own Story" Cultural Exchange & Journalism Fellowship NEW YORK, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty talented young American and Burmese journalists from the fields of print, photo, audio, and video have been selected to participate in a two-week cultural exchange and journalism fellowship in Myanmar through a not-for-profit partnership between the Open Hands Initiative, The GroundTruth Project, and...

2013-04-12 08:20:46

Featuring Asian Wings airline flights on initial launch YANGON, Myanmar, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated VisitMM, the premiere online travel services website specializing in Myanmar, launches on April 12, 2013. Travelers around the world will be able to purchase air, hotel and travel related services online with convenient and secure transactions at the most affordable prices on VisitMM.com. The website launches with online sale of Asian Wings flights...

2013-03-20 04:20:16

UBM ASIA (Thailand) launches Myanmar's 1st International Industrial Manufacturing and Subcontracting Exhibition YANGON, Myanmar, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the outstanding success of INTERMACH in Thailand -- one of largest and most popular International Industrial Manufacturing exhibitions in the region -- the show's organizer, UBM Asia (Thailand), is proud to extend the event to the new Myanmar this year. South East Asia is currently one of the world's few...

2013-01-14 16:21:45

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A delegation from the Pacific Council on International Policy traveled to Myanmar last week for high level discussions with individuals central to the peace process in that country, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The group - led by former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Mickey Kantor, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert H. Tuttle, and Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green - also met with leaders...

2013-01-08 05:00:53

Global event organizer Centre for Management Technology and official host Ministry of Electric Power welcome industry majors to the country´s first power conference, delving into foreign investors-friendly power projects and opportunities in support of the country´s economic and social development plans. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Wide-ranging opportunities in power generation, transmission and distribution beckon in Myanmar's power sector, especially in the...


Latest Burma Reference Libraries

Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat, Craseonycteris thonglongyai
2012-08-09 07:54:12

Kitti's hog-nosed bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai) is the only remaining species within the family Craseonycteridae, and is also known as the bumblebee bat. It is native to southeast Burma and western Thailand, where it is limited to Dawna Hills located in Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Province. In this area, there is one population that resides in a drainage basin on the Khwae Noi River. Much of its range here occurs in the protected area known as Sai Yok National Park, but some...

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2006-09-12 11:30:37

The Hairy-fronted muntjac or Black muntjac (Muntiacus crinifrons) is found in Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi and Fujian in South China, also reported in northern Myanmar. Although extremely difficult to study because of its shyness, it is considered to be endangered, possibly down to as few as 10,000 individuals spread over a wide area. It is a similar size to the common muntjac. This species was for a very long time one of the most poorly known deer's in the world and it was also considered...

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