Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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News

China to Take 70 Percent Stake in Strategic Port in Myanmar – Official

By Yimou Lee and Thu Thu Aung YANGON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – China has agreed take a 70 percent stake in a strategically important sea port in Myanmar, at the lower...

October 17, 2017
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Friday, May 5, 2017
Ports

China seeks up to 85 percent stake in strategic port in Myanmar

By Yimou Lee and Shwe Yee Saw Myint, May 5 (Reuters) – China is looking to take a stake of up to 85 percent in a strategically important sea port...

May 5, 2017
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Saturday, June 11, 2016
News

Myanmar Tested as New Goverment Scrambles to Clear Port Jam Threatening Growth

By Timothy Mclaughlin and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON, June 10 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s new government has been grappling with its first economic management crisis, as a weeks-long traffic jam of cargo...

June 11, 2016
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
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News

Free-divers Search for 270-Ton Bell Resting Under 25 Feet of Mud

In 1608, a Portuguese warlord named Filipe de Brito e Nicote was causing trouble near Myanmar and attempted to steal the Great Bell of Dhammazedi from the Golden Pagoda in what is now, Yangon....

August 14, 2014
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Saturday, June 8, 2013
Offshore

Miracle In Myanmar: Can Offshore Energy Bring A Miracle?

(Bloomberg) Myanmar’s opening to foreign investment has been compared to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the start of an economic growth story to emulate Vietnam. How those views pan out...

June 8, 2013
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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News

China To Complete Key Myanmar Oil Storage Facility, Pipelines to Bypass Malacca Strait

BEIJING, May 28 (Reuters) – Top state energy group China National Petroleum Company has completed six oil storage tanks on an island off western Myanmar from which two pipelines will...

May 28, 2013
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Grounding Incidents

Boat Carrying 100 Capsizes Off Myanmar, at Least 50 Feared Dead

A boat carrying about 100 Rohingya Muslims capsized off western Myanmar with many feared drowned at the start of a mass evacuation from low-lying regions ahead of an approaching storm

May 14, 2013
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Incidents

Tanker Sinks Following Collision with Car Carrier in Myanmar

Navy vessel rescues 17 in Yangon River.

May 1, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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News

Myanmar Migrant Survivors Tell Of Throwing Dead Overboard

By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO – Myanmar nationals rescued from a sinking ship by the Sri Lankan Navy have told of throwing 98 people overboard after they died...

February 18, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, December 31, 2012
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Incidents

Myanmar Shipwreck Survivors Granted Asylum in Indonesia

Indonesia has taken in nine shipwreck survivors believed to be refugees from Myanmar, ending weeks of uncertainty for the men, who were refused permission to come ashore in Singapore. The...

December 31, 2012
Total Views: 11