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Daily Liberal
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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11h
The Border Mail
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
The Border Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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11h
Illawarra Mercury
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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11h
The Courier
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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11h
Northern Daily Leader
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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11h
The Young Witness
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
The Young Witness / Posted 11 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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12h
Western Advocate
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Western Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
10 related stories
12h
Kiama Independent
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
10 related stories
12h
Manning River Times
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Manning River Times / Posted 12 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
10 related stories
12h
Goondiwindi Argus
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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12h
The North West Star
Ten capital cities that most people get wrongto go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed
Ten capital cities that most people get wrong
The North West Star / Posted 12 hours ago
to go to Myanmar, where the country has changed name (from Burma), then changed the name of the capital (from Rangoon to Yangon), then moved the capital anyway. 320km north of Yangon, Naypyidaw was declared the capital in 2005, when it was... Read more
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13h
ajc.com
The best fast food, picked by the world’s top chefshas reached big cities in the U.S., China, France and Dubai. An employee hands
The best fast food, picked by the world’s top chefs
ajc.com / Posted 13 hours ago
has reached big cities in the U.S., China, France and Dubai. An employee hands out a tray of food at a KFC restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar, on Oct. 8, 2015. (Bloomberg photo by Brent Lewin) “The food is always fresh, with a good choice. It’s quick... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Seven Myanmar policemen detained after drugs found at police postYANGON: Myanmar police have detained seven colleagues from a border unit after
Seven Myanmar policemen detained after drugs found at police post
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
YANGON: Myanmar police have detained seven colleagues from a border unit after nearly 300,000 methamphetamine tablets were found hidden at their camp, a senior official told Reuters on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a Border Police... Read more
2d
The Hindu
India asks Myanmar to act against NSCN-K leadersagreement with the Myanmar government. Mr. Khaplang, a Naga from Myanmar, was u
India asks Myanmar to act against NSCN-K leaders
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
agreement with the Myanmar government. Mr. Khaplang, a Naga from Myanmar, was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Yangon till a few months ago. He is learnt to have shifted to his base in Taga, considered a haven for anti-India insurgent... Read more
3d
New Kerala
Security drill in US embassy sparks off fears of bomb threats in Myanmar - newkerala.com #96015sparks off fears of bomb threats in Myanmar Posted 43 minutes ago | ANINaypyid
Security drill in US embassy sparks off fears of bomb threats in Myanmar - newkerala.com #96015
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
sparks off fears of bomb threats in Myanmar Posted 43 minutes ago | ANINaypyidaw, July 26 : The American embassy in Yangon apologised after a tear gas test gone awry led to reports of bombing and temporarily affected the flow of traffic... Read more
3d
Reuters
Cranes stand idle as Myanmar businesses bemoan economic policy driftYANGON Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party will offer a glimpse of its plans for My
Cranes stand idle as Myanmar businesses bemoan economic policy drift
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
YANGON Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party will offer a glimpse of its plans for Myanmar's economy this week, in a long-awaited announcement that seeks to reassure businesses and investors who have grown increasingly worried by a lack of firm policy... Read more
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3d
Channel NewsAsia
Cranes stand idle as Myanmar businesses bemoan economic policy driftYANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party will offer a glimpse of its plans for M
Cranes stand idle as Myanmar businesses bemoan economic policy drift
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party will offer a glimpse of its plans for Myanmar's economy this week, in a long-awaited announcement that seeks to reassure businesses and investors who have grown increasingly worried by a lack of firm policy... Read more
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4d
Swissinfo
Cranes stand idle as Myanmar businesses bemoan economic policy driftBy Timothy Mclaughlin YANGON (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party will
Cranes stand idle as Myanmar businesses bemoan economic policy drift
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Timothy Mclaughlin YANGON (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party will offer a glimpse of its plans for Myanmar's economy this week, in a long-awaited announcement that seeks to reassure businesses and investors who have grown increasingly... Read more
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4d
Daily Telegraph
How to travel around the world by cruise shipfollowed by Hawaii, French Polynesia, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia. P
How to travel around the world by cruise ship
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
followed by Hawaii, French Polynesia, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia. Ports of call in south-east Asia include Yangon in Burma, followed by India (Kochi, Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai) and destinations in the Middle East and the... Read more
4d
Salon.com
US Embassy in Myanmar apologizes after tear gas accidentYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Myanmar issued a public apology Mond
US Embassy in Myanmar apologizes after tear gas accident
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Myanmar issued a public apology Monday after a tear gas grenade accidentally exploded during a security exercise, sending fumes out onto the street and sparking rumors of a bomb. The embassy, located in... Read more
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4d
Asian Correspondent
Burma: U.S. embassy apologizes over ‘bomb scare’AFTER triggering a bomb scare in the Burmese (Myanmar) capital of Yangon, the U
Burma: U.S. embassy apologizes over ‘bomb scare’
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
AFTER triggering a bomb scare in the Burmese (Myanmar) capital of Yangon, the United States embassy in the country has apologized over a tear gas training exercise incident which prompted emergency services to be dispatched to the scene. The embassy... Read more
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4d
Manila Bulletin
US Embassy in Myanmar apologizes after tear gas accident YANGON, Myanmar — The U.S. Embassy in Myanmar has issued a public apology aft
US Embassy in Myanmar apologizes after tear gas accident
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar — The U.S. Embassy in Myanmar has issued a public apology after a tear gas grenade accidentally exploded Sunday night during a security exercise, sending fumes out onto the... Read more
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5d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Signs of Myanmar peace grow strongersuccess of the peace process. Over the last few months there has been a series
Signs of Myanmar peace grow stronger
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
success of the peace process. Over the last few months there has been a series of preparatory meetings, in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and, earlier this week, in Chiang Mai, with the purpose of deciding what the agenda should be for the meeting, and who... Read more
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5d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Careless exercises causes bomb scare at US embassy, YangonYANGON - The US embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise on Sunday
Careless exercises causes bomb scare at US embassy, Yangon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
YANGON - The US embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise on Sunday night that sparked rumours of an explosion and brought emergency services to the scene, a police officer said. Myanmar police are posted outside the US embassy in Yangon... Read more
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5d
Daily News
Com Bank ranked among World’s Top 1000 Banks for sixth yearTimes Business, which is the specialist publishing and conferences arm of the F
Com Bank ranked among World’s Top 1000 Banks for sixth year
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Times Business, which is the specialist publishing and conferences arm of the FT Group. Commercial Bank’s overseas operations encompass Bangladesh, where the Bank operates 18 outlets and Myanmar, where it has a Representative Office... Read more
5d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Training exercise causes bomb scare at US embassy, YangonYANGON - The US embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise on Sunday
Training exercise causes bomb scare at US embassy, Yangon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
YANGON - The US embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise on Sunday night that sparked rumours of an explosion and brought emergency services to the scene, a police officer said. Myanmar police are posted outside the US embassy in Yangon... Read more
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5d
Channel NewsAsia
Training exercise causes bomb scare at US embassy in YangonYANGON: The United States Embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise
Training exercise causes bomb scare at US embassy in Yangon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
YANGON: The United States Embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise on Sunday night (Jul 24) that sparked rumours of an explosion and brought emergency services to the scene, a police officer said. Speculation rippled across social media... Read more
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5d
Daily Star
Major incident as US Embassy rocked by 'loud explosion'smell were observed on site during the small explosion. And the police were in
Major incident as US Embassy rocked by 'loud explosion'
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
smell were observed on site during the small explosion. And the police were informed of the incident. It took place at Yangon, the capital of Myanmar, Xinhua reported. But it has since emerged a tear gas bomb test allegedly provoked the... Read more
6d
BBC News
Beethoven, Bach and Bond to win over Myanmar's generalsEi Ngone Phoo, 23, squints with concentration as she plays the notes before her
Beethoven, Bach and Bond to win over Myanmar's generals
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Ei Ngone Phoo, 23, squints with concentration as she plays the notes before her. An ethnic Karen violinist from Yangon, her home state in the east has raged with a bloody insurgency since Myanmar gained independence from the British in... Read more
6d
Daily Liberal
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
The Border Mail
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
Illawarra Mercury
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
The Courier
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
Northern Daily Leader
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
10 related stories
6d
The Young Witness
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
Western Advocate
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
10 related stories
6d
Kiama Independent
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
Manning River Times
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
Goondiwindi Argus
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
The North West Star
Global food trends for travellersthat Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup.
Global food trends for travellers
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
that Indian influence as well." CLASSIC DISH Mohinga, the fishy noodle soup. WHERE TO EAT IT Search the street stalls of Yangon to find the best of this breakfast staple. It's not easy being overshadowed by your neighbours, but when your... Read more
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6d
Channel NewsAsia
Aung San Suu Kyi to attend her first ASEAN Foreign Ministers' MeetingYANGON: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi will attend her first ASEAN
Aung San Suu Kyi to attend her first ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi will attend her first ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting from Sunday (Jul 24). Expectations are high on what she will say at the meeting in Vientiane, Laos, and some are advising her to take this... Read more
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6d
The Globe and Mail
Exploring Myanmar, one of the last true travel frontiers(the Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Georgetown, Malaysia); and some sit on the bri
Exploring Myanmar, one of the last true travel frontiers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
(the Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Georgetown, Malaysia); and some sit on the brink of obscurity. The Strand Hotel in Yangon nearly fell into this last category. A colonial relic on a street choked with the city’s unmoving traffic and opposite... Read more
7d
Mashable
Some Myanmar singles are marrying even if they've only met onlineYANGON — Esther Ngun Nei Mawi just had the kind of wedding she dreamed of as a
Some Myanmar singles are marrying even if they've only met online
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
YANGON — Esther Ngun Nei Mawi just had the kind of wedding she dreamed of as a young girl. There was a table stacked with gifts, a banquet, hundreds of her friends and family members in attendance and a bridal gown of handwoven fabric unique to her... Read more
7d
Perth Now
The only way to see Penang31, 2016, and also includes an on-board credit of $US150 a person and one night
The only way to see Penang
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
31, 2016, and also includes an on-board credit of $US150 a person and one night pre- or post-cruise in a deluxe hotel in Yangon, Mandalay or Bagan. Shore excursions and on-board beverages are included in the package. Valid until September... Read more
8d
The Hindu
Myanmar frees BBC reporter from jail after appealto show that. The incident happened during a demonstration by a group of stude
Myanmar frees BBC reporter from jail after appeal
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
to show that. The incident happened during a demonstration by a group of students in Myanmar's commercial capital, Yangon, in March last year to protest against an education bill they said would stifle academic freedom. It was broken up by... Read more
8d
Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar frees BBC reporter from jail after appealYANGON: A journalist from the BBC's Myanmar-language service walked free from p
Myanmar frees BBC reporter from jail after appeal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON: A journalist from the BBC's Myanmar-language service walked free from prison on Thursday after a court accepted his appeal against a three-month sentence handed down in June for striking a policeman. "I'm in good health and I'm very thankful... Read more
8d
Brandon Sun
Census shows proportion of Myanmar Muslims unchangedYANGON, Myanmar - Data released by Myanmar's government shows that the proporti
Census shows proportion of Myanmar Muslims unchanged
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar - Data released by Myanmar's government shows that the proportion of Muslim residents in the overwhelmingly Buddhist country has not substantially increased since the last census three decades ago, contrary to the fears of strident... Read more
8d
New Kerala
Myanmar military admits killing five civilians in Shan State, promises action against perpetrators - newkerala.com #93548added that it will take action against the perpetrators responsible for the cri
Myanmar military admits killing five civilians in Shan State, promises action against perpetrators - newkerala.com #93548
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
added that it will take action against the perpetrators responsible for the crime. At a press conference on Wednesday in Yangon, Lieutenant General Mya Tun Oo, who works in the office of Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, said a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi to visit the USMartyrs' Day at the Martyrs' Mausoleum dedicated to the fallen independence her
Suu Kyi to visit the US
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
Martyrs' Day at the Martyrs' Mausoleum dedicated to the fallen independence heroes, including her father Gen Aung San, in Yangon July 19, 2016. (Reuters photo) YANGON - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted an invite from Barack... Read more
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8d
Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the US: GovtYANGON: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted an invite from
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the US: Govt
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted an invite from Barack Obama to visit the United States, her government said on Thursday (Jul 21), the first time the pair will meet since last year's landmark elections. "She accepted... Read more
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