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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...

2014-01-14 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...

2013-01-03 05:00:23

Official host Ministry of Mines and global event organizer Centre for Management Technology to stage the 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit in Yangon on 21-24 January 2013 specifically to zoom into the highly anticipated updates on the amended mining laws and fiscal regime. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 With the new foreign investment law in place, investors worldwide are eyeing Myanmar — the new frontier market of Asia — exploring business ventures in various sectors...

2012-05-21 23:03:16

Investment outlook and opportunities in Myanmar will take centre stage on 20-21 June at CMT´s New Myanmar Investment Summit 2012 in Yangon. The summit will spotlight on the latest reforms in a country dubbed `potential Asian tiger´ with untouched rich geological and energy resources drawing swift foreign investments. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Myanmar, the ℠gold mine´ country is rapidly emerging as a new frontier for various industries such as mining, oil and...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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