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Viettel to launch Myanmar 4G network
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Viettel to launch Myanmar 4G network

The Military-run telecom group, Viettel is expected to offer the world’s first 4G Only network in Myanmar in the first...

Made in Myanmar: designers put ethical twist on local fashion
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Made in Myanmar: designers put ethical twist on local fashion

En Vnexpress - 'We Burmese really care about our own ethnic and traditional clothes.'

Hunt for missing Myanmar plane enters third day; total of 31 bodies recovered
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Hunt for missing Myanmar plane enters third day; total of 31 bodies recovered

'We have not received any information about survivors.'

Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft
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Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft

The weather had been 'normal' on takeoff.

Search mounted for Myanmar army plane missing with 122 aboard
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Search mounted for Myanmar army plane missing with 122 aboard

15 children from army families were on the missing flight.

Debris from Myanmar military plane found at sea
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Debris from Myanmar military plane found at sea

A former executive at the aviation ministry said many of the aircraft in Myanmar's fleet were old and decrepit.

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: army chief, airport source
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Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: army chief, airport source

'We think it was a technical failure. Weather is fine there.'

Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF
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Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF

'If the current trend continues then you're going to lose the wild elephant population in the next 1-2 years.'

Vietnam’s beauty industry targets Cambodia, Myanmar
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Vietnam’s beauty industry targets Cambodia, Myanmar

Vietnamnet - There are significant opportunities for Vietnamese firms to invest in the beauty sector in Cambodia and Myanmar as well as export beauty products to the two markets, participants at an

Vietnamese firms reach deals with Myanmar partners
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Vietnamese firms reach deals with Myanmar partners

Vietnamnet - A number of Vietnamese firms reached partnership deals with Myanmar companies during the Vietnam-Myanmar Trade-Services-Tourism Fair 2017 in Yangon, as part of their market research

FPT wins major IT contract in Myanmar
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FPT wins major IT contract in Myanmar

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA - Vietnamese IT giant FPT Corporation has been selected by Myanmar to implement a US$11.3 million project that is part of a programme to modernise the nation’s public finance

As world's support ebbs, Myanmar refugees feel pushed back to unsafe homes
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As world's support ebbs, Myanmar refugees feel pushed back to unsafe homes

Yahoo News Myanmar’s harsh military rulers were swept aside more than a year ago in a democratic tsunami. A ceasefire was supposed to put an end to decades of civil war between the government and

Myanmar says army ends operation in troubled Rakhine state
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Myanmar says army ends operation in troubled Rakhine state

Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's national security adviser says the military has ended its four-month counterinsurgency operation in troubled Rakhine state, where it had been accused of

Myanmar woman detained in probe into death of half-brother of North Korea leader: Bernama
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Myanmar woman detained in probe into death of half-brother of North Korea leader: Bernama

Yahoo News KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities have detained a woman from Myanmar in connection with the investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean

Vietnamese firms eye investing in Myanmar
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Vietnamese firms eye investing in Myanmar

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese small-and medium-sized enterprises are keen to explore investing in Myanmar, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.

Myanmar says it killed Bangladeshi fisherman in self-defense
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Myanmar says it killed Bangladeshi fisherman in self-defense

Yahoo News By Simon Lewis and Mohammad Nurul Islam YANGON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - A Myanmar patrol boat opened fire on Bangladeshi fishermen, killing one, because it feared it was under

Buddhist monk arrested in Myanmar with 4 million meth pills
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Buddhist monk arrested in Myanmar with 4 million meth pills

Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar police say a Buddhist monk has been arrested after authorities found more than 4 million methamphetamine pills in his car and in his monastery.

U.S. 'deeply troubled' by U.N. report of Myanmar atrocities against Muslims
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U.S. 'deeply troubled' by U.N. report of Myanmar atrocities against Muslims

Yahoo News The United States is "deeply troubled" by the findings of a United Nations report that said soldiers in Myanmar's Rakhine State had committed atrocities against minority Muslims, the State

Myanmar army killed and raped in Rohingya ethnic cleansing: U.N.
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Myanmar army killed and raped in Rohingya ethnic cleansing: U.N.

Yahoo News Myanmar's security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages since October in a campaign that "very likely" amounts to crimes against

Slain Myanmar lawyer's family considers him a fallen hero
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Slain Myanmar lawyer's family considers him a fallen hero

Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The family of an assassinated adviser to Myanmar's government had worried about his activities and warned him to be careful, but he pursued his work for the sake of

Banned from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junk
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Banned from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junk

Yahoo News THA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo

Myanmar asks for 'time and space' to solve Rohingya crisis
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Myanmar asks for 'time and space' to solve Rohingya crisis

Yahoo News Myanmar's deputy defence chief on Monday urged the world to give his government "time and space" to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns jihadists could

The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants
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The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants

Yahoo News "Elephant's skin can cure skin diseases like eczema," one shop owner, who requested anonymity, told AFP next to a counter brimming with porcupine quills and snake skins. Another young man

Viettel becomes fourth telecom provider in Myanmar
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Viettel becomes fourth telecom provider in Myanmar

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—Myanmar National Tele & Communications Co. Ltd. (MNTC), a joint venture between Viettel Global, Myanmar National Telecom Holding Public Limited (MNTH) and Star High Public Company

Myanmar Muslims hope UN envoy's visit will bring change
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Myanmar Muslims hope UN envoy's visit will bring change

Yahoo News KYEE KAN PYIN, Myanmar (AP) — Muslim villagers in western Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state said Sunday that they hope positive change will result from a U.N. envoy's visit to the region,