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27 May
2013
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MYANMAR WOMEN’S TEAM SECURE DOUBLE WINS IN ASIAN CUP QUALIFIERS

Myanmar women’s team have secured double wins in first two games of 2014 Asian Women’s Cup qualifiers group (D). Myanmar won over India 2-0 on 21 May and whitewashed hosts Palestine 9-0. Only China (Taipei) in group (D) could manage to equal Myanmar in standing, leaving the last game vs China (Taipei) a deciding one….

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24 May
2013
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VESAK DAY CUM BUDDHA’S BIRTHDAY, KASONE FULL MOON DAY

The exact date of Vesākha varies according to the various lunar calendars used in different traditions. Vesak is an annual holiday observed traditionally by practicing Buddhists in many Asian countries like Nepal, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indonesia,Pakistan, India, and Taiwan. Sometimes informally called “Buddha’s birthday,” it actually encompasses the…

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24 May
2013
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WESTERN INTERNATIONAL TAKES OVER MYANMAR HOTEL

Best Western International, the US-based hotel chain, has sealed a deal to take over management of six-month old Green Hill Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial city, USA Today reported. It has become the US hotel company to enter Myanmar, planning to open its first asset. Political and economic reforms in the country were accompanied by…

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23 May
2013
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KIDS’ ARTS SHOW IN YANGON’S LOKANAT GALLERY

Youth Art Group Painting School founded by two Myanmar artists organizes a art show at famous Lokanat Gallery in Pansodan street in downtown Yangon on 27-29 May. The “Summer Art Show 2013” will display artworks of young students of its summer class. Fine arts university graduate Aye Nyein Myint, a co-founder and teacher of the…

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21 May
2013
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PRESIDENT THEIN SEIN MEETS OBAMA IN WHITE HOUSE

President U Thein Sein became the first leader of Myanmar to visit the White House on Tuesday and met President Barack Obama there. The meeting would be focused on challenges facing Myanmar in its transition towards democracy. His landmark visit to Washington is the latest sign of rekindling relations between Myanmar and US. He will…

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