Tag archive for ‘Myanmar’
Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Monster Soul-Sucking ‘Dementor’ wasp turns cockroaches into zombies

139 new Species Discovered in 2014 In the Greater Mekong Region, which includes Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, encompass 90 plants, 23 reptiles, 16 amphibians, nine fish, More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Chinese Police Shot Dead Muslim ‘Extremist’ Leaving Country

Police in southwestern China shot dead one person and detained 21 others who were part of a group of “religious extremists” trying to cross the border into Vietnam, state media said on Wednesday. The More...

Associated Press On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Confrontations Await Obama after Asia Trip

President Barack Obama returned from a productive trip to Asia back to a Washington where confrontations loom with Republicans on immigration and a massive oil pipeline project. On the foreign policy front, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Audit Reveals Problems at Two Gap Factories In Burma

Since sanctions were lifted against Burma in 2012, many companies from overseas have built factories in the country to avail themselves of lower labor costs. The Gap was one of the first retailers to build More...

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Clive Minchom On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Michael Kadoorie’s Hong Kong And Shanghai Hotels Announces New Peninsula Hotel Project In Myanmar

– – Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH) are getting ready to build their twelfth luxury hotel project, in Myanmar HSH is a Hong Kong listed public company, majority owned by the family of Michael More...

Albert Hecht On Sunday, April 7th, 2013

George Soros steps forward to invest in Myanmar

Soros’ Quantum Strategic Partners Fund  are part of  a consortium hoping g to establish a mobile phone industry in the country, formerly known as Burma, that is slowly emerging from years of repressive More...

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