Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Sri Lankan navy rescues 32 Myanmar boatpeople

18 Feb 2013

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the country’s navy 
on Saturday rescued 32 Myanmar nationals who were drifting off the island's
 east coast, the second incident of its kind this month.

Mitsubishi to open after-sales network in Myanmar

18 Feb 2013

Japanese auto giant Mitsubishi has announced that it has signed an agreement
 to open an after-sales service in Myanmar.

“Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), 

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. (YSH) and First Myanmar Investment Company Ltd
 (FMI) wish to jointly announce that they have signed a Memorandum 
of Understanding (MOU) concerning the after-sales service business 
for Mitsubishi Motors in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Myanmar),”
 the firm said in a statement published in the Japanese media on Monday.

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Canada furthers moves toward Myanmar

18 Feb 2013

A Canadian delegation arrived in Myanmar on February 16 as part of 
an ongoing process of reengagement between the two countries.

Kachin men tortured by Myanmar army, says Quintana

18 Feb 2013

The UN has raised concerns of continuing human rights abuses in Kachin State
 following a visit by the Special Rapporteur for Rights on February 15.

Myanmar garment factories gear up for foreign investment

18 Feb 2013

The Myanmar Garment Entrepreneurs Association has said that some local garment 
enterprises are changing their business tactics to appeal to foreign investors.

Video Gaming Company Says No Spitfires in Burma

18 Feb 2013

RANGOON A global video gaming company that funded a high-profile hunt 
for dozens of World War II-era British fighters in Burma has some bad 
news for aviation enthusiasts: It says none of the legendary
 planes are buried in the Southeast Asian country.

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