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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...

2013-01-08 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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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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