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2014-04-07 23:00:16

Myanmar’s Ministry of Industry is supporting and endorsing CMT’s first Myanmar Manufacturing Summit scheduled on 26-27 May 2014, in Yangon. This event attracts top-notch manufacturers from across the FMCG, automotive, garment, industrial, packaging, pharmaceuticals industry players plus key officials from DICA, MIC & various Ministries. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 An influx of FDI especially in manufacturing sectors, growing consumer base & low cost workforce has...

2014-04-04 23:32:17

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Understanding South Africa's Regional Healthcare Markets” and “Understanding Myanmar's Regional Healthcare Markets” reports to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 With a new National Health Insurance system being implemented, what will the effects be on the under-resourced public sector and the expensive private sector? And what changes can be seen at the varied regional and provincial levels? A two-tiered health care...

In The Elephant World Teen Mothers Die Young: Study
2014-03-07 12:33:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Asian elephants that give birth in their teenage years are more likely to have bigger families, but die younger than elephants that have their first child later in life, according to a new report in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Based on a study of nearly 420 semi-captive Asian elephants working in the timber industry in Myanmar, European researchers found that elephants having calves prior to the age of 19 were twice as likely...

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...

2014-02-28 23:27:41

Company Committed to Helping Address the Country’s Challenges in Feeding the Growing Population, Reducing Dependence on Fossil Fuels and Protecting People and the Environment YANGON, Myanmar (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 DuPont, the world’s leading science company, announces the opening of its business operations in Myanmar, with commitment to helping address the country’s challenges in feeding the growing population, reducing dependence on fossil fuels and protecting people and the...

2014-02-27 20:23:01

Myanmar's Vice President and Minister of Health attend grand opening event showcasing new radiotherapy and brachytherapy systems YANGON, Myanmar, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yangon General Hospital has become the first clinical site in Myanmar to install new technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) for treating cancer with radiotherapy. Earlier this month, the hospital unveiled its new medical linear accelerator plus technology for high-dose-rate brachytherapy at a Grand Opening...

2014-02-25 23:03:04

ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, establishes operations in Myanmar, making the firm the first global environmental consultancy on the ground in the country. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, announced today the establishment of operations in Myanmar, making the firm the first global environmental consultancy on the ground in the country....

2014-02-12 04:20:13

First power generation agreement signed by a U.S.-based company with government of Myanmar since lifting of sanctions in 2013 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces the signing of a large-scale, turnkey power contract in Myanmar. The facility will provide the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) with a guaranteed minimum of 82 megawatts (MW) of power generation, with plant capacity to deliver up...

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...


Latest Myanmar Reference Libraries

Large Indian Civet, Viverra zibetha
2013-06-07 14:01:12

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is species that can be found in Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, northeast India, Laos, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. It prefers a habitat within a variety of areas, including primary and secondary evergreen and deciduous forests. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,429 feet. It holds five recognized subspecies that occur throughout its range, and some experts assert that a sixth subspecies should be...

Red Goral, Naemorhedus baileyi
2012-09-19 14:51:09

The red goral (Naemorhedus baileyi) is an even-toed ungulate that can be found in China, Myanmar, and India. This range is focused on the borders of these areas where they meet. Its preferred habitat includes tropical or subtropical arid forests and tropical arid low grasslands. The red goral is named after the man who explored the “frontier region” before World War 1, Lieutenant-Colonel F. M. Bailey. Baily noted the reddish color of the goral’s coat, but did not gather any specimens....

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2009-06-18 16:30:18

The Cobalt Blue tarantula (Haplopelma lividum) is part of the tarantula species native to Thailand and Myanmar. Like many Asian tarantulas, it is rather aggressive. Because of the tarantula's aggressiveness it should only be kept as a pet by well informed and experienced tarantula owners. This tarantula tends to be shy and is a committed burrower. The cobalt Blue tarantula relies on biting for defense because it does not have urticating hairs. Standard care for this tarantula calls...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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