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A visitor uses his mobile phone camera to take photograph of a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette car at Myanmar's international automotive parts, accessories and servicing expo 'MYANAUTO 2015' exhibition in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Monday, January 18 2016

While the internet, mobile phones and other digital technologies have spread rapidly in the developing world, the benefits of more jobs and ...

Saturday, December 26 2015

School children who live off the electrical grid around the ancient temples of Bagan, the site of a proposed UNESCO World Heritage ...

Polio alert by WHO. Here is a measles vaccination initiative. Photo: Measles Initiative
Wednesday, December 23 2015

The World Health Organization has issued an alert that two cases of polio have been found in Rakhine State, according to a press release ...

Wind turbines in service at the Dabancheng Wind Power Plant in Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 20 October 2007. EPA/IRIS SA
Saturday, December 19 2015

As Myanmar has adapted many of the 21st century’s technological advancements, is it also likely to adapt to renewable energies at the same pace?

The aerial view of Upper Paunglaung hydroelectric power project in Nay Pyi Taw council area, Pyinmana township. Photo: Ministry of Electric Power
Saturday, December 12 2015

Myanmar's 140-MW Upper Paunglaung hydropower project officially opened this week in a ceremony that included officials from ...

Thursday, November 26 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing an $80 million loan to upgrade Yangon’s electricity transmission ring line ...

Wednesday, November 25 2015

The National League for Democracy (NLD) is expected to improve and build the country’s agriculture sector,according to a report by ...

Wednesday, November 18 2015

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) said Tuesday it will extend $183 million in loans to a Myanmar infrastructure ...

Friday, November 13 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million loan to improve the urban environment and boost public health ...

Thursday, November 12 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan to improve a 66.4 kilometre section of road ...

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