Monday, February 18, 2013

Survey on starvation situation by Chin state Hluttaw member

16 Feb 2013

A move to resolve the starvation situation in Chin state, Burma led
 to a survey between 7 January and 10 February by Pu Lal Maung Cung,
 a member of state Hluttaw and a representative from Than Tlang constituency.
 He is a member of the Chin National Party.

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2 million methamphetamine pills seized at Thai-Myanmar border

17 Feb 2013

Thai police seized about two million methamphetamine pills from drug smugglers
 on February 14 near Thailand’s northern border with Myanmar.

World Bank official lauds Myanmar’s ‘enormous potential’

17 Feb 2013

A World Bank official said Friday that Myanmar has "enormous potential"
 as it undergoes reforms, which have led the Washington-based lender
 to launch a drive to bring electricity to millions.

Spitfire search yields no results

17 Feb 2013

The sponsor of a British-led team hunting for dozens of rare World War II 
Spitfires said to have been buried in Myanmar has abandoned the search, 
saying stories of the stashed planes are merely "legend".

The Wind of Change

17 Feb 2013

“Peoples in the Winds of Change” is a stunning feast of photography by Yuzo Uda,
 one of Japan’s best-known documentary photographers who has been
 for many years a strong supporter of reform in Myanmar.

Private players can provide better telecoms service

17 Feb 2013

The participation of private players in Myanmar’s mobile telecommunications
 industry will help resolve the inherent difficulties in this business, says Lwin Naing Oo,
 the managing director of Shwepyitagyun Company,
 one of the domestic applicants for a license.