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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...

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...

2014-01-09 12:21:51

BANGKOK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today announced that overall retail sales for the ASEAN region in 2013 rose more than seven percent year-over-year to an all-time best 95,906 units. -- Overall sales rose more than seven percent year-over-year to all-time best 95,906 units - reflecting Ford's expanding ASEAN showroom and continued progress on its One Ford plan -- Thailand drives overall ASEAN volume in 2013; Ford among...

2014-01-06 12:22:53

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the Upstream Oil and Gas Market in Southeast AsiaDeclining Hydrocarbon Production Drives E&P Activities, Especially in Marginal and Deepwater FieldsThis research service assesses the current scenario and future potential of the upstream markets in Southeast Asia covering Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, The Philippines, Cambodia, Brunei Darussalam, and...

2013-12-10 23:00:37

On 17-18 Feb, 2014, CMT’s 2nd Myanmar TELECOMS Infrastructure Summit will be the very first event to take place after the much-awaited telecommunications law and regulations were passed in the country. With operators’ licenses awarded, technology vendors, tower companies, handset manufacturers and others in this infrastructure development chain are gearing up to comply with the key telecommunications areas in Asia’s last frontier – regulatory framework, network rollouts,...


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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