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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to start talks on Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Myanmar has agreed to begin talks with Bangladesh over an estimated 65,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine State since attacks on border posts three months ago, a senior Myanmar official said on Thursday. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi dispatched a special envoy to Dhaka this week in a thaw in the troubled relations between the ... Read More »

Myanmar, Ukraine to enhance bilateral relations

KIEV:  Myanmar and Ukraine on Thursday vowed to enhance bilateral cooperation, according to the President’s Office of Myanmar. Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin made the above pledge during their meeting in Nay Pyi Taw. The two also touched on improving people-to-people contacts, tourism sector development and investment opportunities in Myanmar. Klimkin also ... Read More »

Panasonic to expand smartphone biz to Bangladesh, Myanmar

NEW DELHI: Panasonic will expand its smartphone business to Bangladesh and Myanmar in the next 3-4 months as the Japanese electronics major looks to cash in on the booming demand for mobility devices in the region. The company, which gets about 80 per cent of its consumer smartphone revenues from India, also has operations in the Middle East and Africa besides ... Read More »

Myanmar, Poland trade ties to get big boost

WARSAW: Myanmar is now on Poland’s radar, with high expectations for improving bilateral trade and investment. The Polish Chamber of Commerce organised its first-ever business mission to Myanmar last week. Twelve Polish businesspeople participated. Marek Kloczko, vice president of the chamber and leader of the mission, said in an exclusive interview that he foresaw the entry of Polish businesses in ... Read More »

Japanese automaker Suzuki plans to invest $10m for 2nd plant in Myanmar

TOKYO: The Japanese automaker Suzuki plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to build a second plant in Myanmar, seeking to make quick inroads in the country’s growing market, a report said on Saturday. The small-car maker has already secured a roughly 20-hectare (50-acre) plot at the Thilawa special economic zone southeast of Rangoon for the new plant, the ... Read More »

Floating school for midshipmen docks at Port Klang

PORT KLANG:  South Korea’s floating school for midshipmen arrives at Port Klang on a 96 day tour to 12 countries. It consists of 650 crew members including 150 midshipmen. Under the command of Rear Admiral Chun Jung-soo, the naval academy’s 69th class comprises the destroyer Choi Young and the fast combat support vessel Cheonji. It arrived here from its eighth ... Read More »

[email protected] ICT holds 11th annual Awards-2014 ceremony in Lahore

LAHORE:Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT ([email protected]) organized its 11th annual [email protected] ICT Awards-2014 ceremony at an impressive ceremony held at a local hotel her the other day. Speaking on the occasion, [email protected]’s President Jehan Ara said that the [email protected] ICT Awards is aimed at recognising the software and service applications by providing an opportunity to gain local, regional and ... Read More »

New World Financial Order

At least 21 countries, Including Pakistan, have signed a memorandum of understanding at Great People’s Hall in Beijing to set up Asian Infrastructure Development Bank with paid up capital of $50 billion. The establishment of the bank indicates China desire to promote investment at the regional level as well as the nature of its competitive relationship with the United States. ... Read More »

Indian Customs finds 1kg gold inside man’s belly

CHENNAI: One kilogram gold stones have been recovered from 35-year-old man’s belly by the Indian Customs. According to sources, Hawai Du, the accused, arrived in the city on a visit visa. The Customs officials stopped him for checking, but he started arguing about being unwell and having stomach pain. The officials took him to a hospital immediately and after scan ... Read More »

KCCI asks Myanmar to defer ban on logs exports

KARACHI: President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), Abdullah Zaki has requested the government of Myanmar to defer the recent ban on exports of logs for a period of three months. In a letter issued to President of Union of Myanmar, Thein Sein and other concerned authorities including Pakistan’s Embassy in Myanmar, Abdullah Zaki said that the ... Read More »