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2012-05-21 23:03:16

Investment outlook and opportunities in Myanmar will take centre stage on 20-21 June at CMT’s New

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2009-03-08 18:05:00

Down a rocky path in an isolated mountain range in central Myanmar waits an inquisitive, young elephant calf named Wine Suu Khaing Thein whom should be the star attraction of the Pho Kyar eco-reserve.

2008-09-29 09:00:57

Nearly 100,000 cyclone victims treated onboard watercraft hospitals in Myanmar YANGON, Sept.

2008-09-25 06:00:14

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Yangon [Rangoon], Sept. 25 Kyodo - A small blast occurred at a bus stop in central Yangon on Thursday, injuring three people, sources confirmed. The explosion, believed to have been caused by a small bomb, occurred around 10:40 a.m.

2008-09-23 09:00:29

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 22 September [Report by Min Lwin from "News" section: "Web Sites Back Online, but Fears of Further Attacks Remain"] The online version of The Irrawaddy and other Web sites run by Burmese exiles are back in operation after being hit last Tuesday by "distributed denial-of-service," or DDoS, attacks that jammed the sites with fake traffic.

2008-09-21 09:00:14

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 19 September [Report by Saw Yan Naing: "The Irrawaddy Hopes to Defeat the Hackers Soon"; The Irrawaddy is now posting content at its temporary website at http://theirrawaddy.blogspot.com due to a cyber attack on its website at http://www.irrawaddy.org on 17 September.] The online news service of The Irrawaddy remained paralysed by a cyber attack on Friday, although technicians expressed optimism that it...

2008-09-11 09:00:20

Myanmar PM on post-storm relief, rehabilitation work YANGON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Over 1 million people in Myanmar's storm-hit regions have been rescued in time, the official newspaper New Light of Myanmar quoted Prime Minister General Thein Sein as saying Thursday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.