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2013-08-12 23:03:46

This week, Lifetime Health Australia celebrates its first shipment of Australian-Made Propolis Liquid to Myanmar, following the easing of international trade sanctions. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Lifetime Health Australia, a leader in Australian bee health supplements, was first approached by Bee Health Myanmar Co. Ltd., shortly after Australian trade sanctions to Myanmar were removed in July 2012. After almost one year of negotiation and planning, a product - Natural Life™...

2013-07-31 10:30:29

Wildlife Conservation Society study finds impending economic growth and climate change impacts require long-term adaptation efforts to conserve Myanmar's unique biodiversity Long isolated by economic and political sanctions, Myanmar returns to the international community amid high expectations and challenges associated with protecting the country's great natural wealth from the impacts of economic growth and climate change. In a new study, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation...

2013-07-22 08:31:40

Consumers can now receive Western Union® international money transfer at over 280 Agent locations (Note 1) in 13 of Myanmar's 14 states and divisions YANGON, Myanmar, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ayeyarwady Bank Limited (AYA Bank) and The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, jointly launched Western Union(®) Money Transfer(SM) services at all of the 38 AYA Bank branches in Myanmar. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130722/HK50602 )...

2013-06-27 08:33:26

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digicel consortium is disappointed to have been notified that it has not been successful in securing one of the two nationwide telecommunications licences on offer in Myanmar. Digicel remains committed to exploring commercial opportunities in Myanmar and will be evaluating these on an ongoing basis. Mr. Denis O'Brien, Chairman and founder of Digicel Group, speaking on behalf of the consortium - YSH Finance Limited (a joint...

2013-06-20 12:28:24

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen Groff, Asian Development Bank's Vice President for Southeast/East Asia and the Pacific will provide a real-time, on-the-ground assessment of operations in China, Myanmar as well as other countries in Southeast and East Asia in a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference scheduled for 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in the club's Zenger Room on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th St., NW, Washington,...

2013-06-03 08:31:09

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digicel consortium today submitted its tender application for a nationwide mobile phone licence to the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The Digicel consortium uniquely brings together European, United States and Asian equity partners to offer unrivalled experience and ability. The consortium comprising of YSH Finance Limited (a joint venture between First Myanmar Investment Co. Limited and Yoma Strategic Holdings...

2013-05-23 08:32:59

Strategic step strengthens HGC's presence in Greater Mekong Subregion HONG KONG, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (Stock code: 215), today unveiled its first Point-of-Presence (PoP) in Myanmar, established in co-operation with Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and its representative. The strategic move is part of HGC's niche market...

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...

2013-04-11 08:32:17

SINGAPORE, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digicel today received confirmation from the Telecommunications Operator Tender Evaluation and Selection Committee that its pre-qualification application for one of the two new telecommunications licences in Myanmar has been successful. As such, the Digicel consortium is cleared to participate in the final stage of the tender process for one of the two new nationwide telecommunications licences in Myanmar. With current mobile penetration below 10%...


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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