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The American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar

The American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar.

Myanmar Business Today – First Bilingual Business Journal

Myanmar Business Today (MBT) is Myanmar’s largest circulating business publication. It is Myanmar’s first and the only bilingual (English-Myanmar) business newspaper, and is distributed in Myanmar and Thailand.


The SME Policy Index is a benchmarking tool for emerging economies to monitor and evaluate progress in policies that support small and medium-sized enterprises. The ASEAN SME Policy Index 2018 is a joint effort between the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia (ERIA), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME).

US-ASEAN Business Council | Myanmar

2016 Myanmar Business Mission, November 15-17 The US-ASEAN Business Council met with Myanmar State Counsellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during its annual business mission to Myanmar from November 15-17. The mission was led by Alexander Feldman, President & CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council.


The United States and Burma engage regularly under the 2013 U.S.-Myanmar Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), which created a platform for ongoing dialogue on trade and investment issues between the two governments. Under the TIFA, the two governments work together to identify initiatives that support Burma’s ongoing reform process and related development activities.

Explore Economies

Explore Economies

Myanmar and ADB

Provides information on development assistance to Myanmar, economic data and analysis, the latest news and publications, and regional initiatives

WTO | Myanmar – Member information

MEMBER INFORMATION This page gathers key information on Myanmar’s participation in the WTO. Myanmar has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995 and a member of GATT since 29 July 1948. National site (none provided) Membership of RTAs & PTAs Problems viewing this page?

Welcome to Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Washington D.C., USA | Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Washington D.C., USA

Myanmar to court-martial more troops over Rohingya crackdown, army says YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s army said in a statement on Friday it would hold more court-martials over alleged abuses against Rohingya Muslims, after a government-appointed commission said soldiers committed war crimes against the minority. The army said in a post on its website on Friday…


A majority of Americans see democracy in the U.S. as weak and getting weaker, according to a national survey released by The Democracy Project, a joint initiative of Freedom House, the George W. Bush Institute, and the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.

Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar’s stalled democratic transition has given way to a massive human rights and humanitarian crisis. Since August 2017, the military has committed mass killings, sexual violence, and widespread arson against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State that amount to crimes against humanity, forcing several hundred thousand to flee to Bangladesh.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin received the Deputy Director-General of International Labour Organization (ILO) Mr Greg Vines at 11:30 am on 25 February 2020 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw.

Transparency International – Myanmar

Netflix’s new series based on the Lava Jato case, The Mechanism, was just released on their platform so we put together a list of the best 5 Netflix series that showcase the different faces of corruption. Check them out!


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UNDP in Myanmar

UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. This is a critical time for the world and Myanmar.


For information about our work in Myanmar: For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld. For up-to-date information about our programmes and operations in Myanmar, including funding level and donor contributions, visit Global Focus, UNHCR’s reporting portal.


Following the f ormation of the first civilian government in early 2016, Myanmar is still facing complex political and socio-economic challenges which compromise the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal to end hunger (SDG 2). Myanmar remains one of the least developed nations in the world with an estimated 38 percent of the population living near or below the poverty line.

International Travel

Exercise increased caution in Burma due to areas of civil unrest and armed conflict. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Buthidaung, Kyauktaw, Maungdaw, Minbya, Mrauk- U, Ponnagyun, and Rathedaung townships in Rakhine State due to civil unrest and armed conflict.

U.S. Embassy in Burma

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Burma.


Latest news and information from the World Bank and its development work in Myanmar. Access Myanmar’s economy facts, statistics, project information, development research from experts and latest news.


Myanmar from The World Bank: Data


Myanmar: WHO starts early recovery efforts 9 July 2008

Burmese Language

The script lessons are designedfor beginning Myanmar learners whowant to achieve the basic skills of reading and writing Myanmar scripts. The beginning lessons are designed for Myanmar language learners who want to learn the basic skills of reading, writing and speaking the language after having completed the “Script” lessons.

Burma: Introduction

Burma, also known as Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia bordered by the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Neighboring countries include Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, and Thailand. Burma has a strategic location near major Indian Ocean shipping lanes.

Burmese-English-Burmese (Myanmar) Online Dictionary

Did you find what you were searching? Do you think that this dictionary is worth a small donation? Please give via Flattr or via Burma Center Prague. Thank you! Burmese (Myanmar) font will load itself in web browsers of latest generation – no installation necessary.

The Free Online Colloquial Burmese Lessons

Min2-ga1-la2 ba2! That’s how Burmese people formally greet guests. And, this is what Myanmar language daily newspaper print edition looks like.

Reh Lake (Lovers’ Heart Lake)

Once the golden land Suvanabhummi, and later the forgotten land. Myanmar now is opened up to the world again under the leadership of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, as one of the youngest democratic states in the world. Myanmar fights for and supports for human rights, while illegal migration and terrorist problems has to be under control at the same time.

Singapore Myanmar Film Festival (Please READ submission guidelines)

IMPORTANT: Films must be from people of Myanmar & Singapore origins. (You can still enter if born or living outside Myanmar & Singapore.) 1. Submission is free. 2. The Festival reserves right to deny entry to the Festival 3. All films must originate from Singapore and Myanmar Filmmakers and/or Filmmakers of Singapore and Myanmar Origin.


THE ART AND CULTURE OF BURMA Dr. Richard M. Cooler Professor Emeritus Art History of Southeast Asia Former Director Center for Burma Studies Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Please address comments or queries concerning content to Overview: Purpose, Extended Contents, Acknowledgements, and Geographical Overview Art History of Burma: Synoptic Overview Chapter 1 – Prehistoric and Animist P eriods c.

Myanmar – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Myanmar – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

IIE Myanmar Higher Education Initiative

The IIE Myanmar Higher Education Initiative trains Ministry officials and university representatives in Myanmar on how to create and manage an effective international relations office.



Burmese Days Lesson Plans

The Burmese Days lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you’ll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more.

Myanmar Lesson Plans & Worksheets | Lesson Planet

Myanmar lesson plans and worksheets from thousands of teacher-reviewed resources to help you inspire students learning.


The vision of the Comprehensive Education Sector Review (CESR) is to develop an education system that promotes a learning society capable of facing the challenges of the Knowledge Age and that it helps to build a modern developed nation through education.

Myanmar ISIS – Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies

Warmest greetings and welcome to our website. Due to 50 years of political and economic self isolation from the rest of the world, Myanmar has been somewhat deprived of intellectual platforms where research can be carried out and ideas can be exchanged.

Online Burma/Myanmar Library

Subject: Burma/Myanmar Library restored For more than a year, the Online Burma/Myanmar Library – or has been undergoing a redesign and has not been fully accessible. Now it is restored and integrated, with a new structure and many more documents.

SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research (SBBR)

About the Bulletin The SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research (the SBBR) was established in 2003 by founding editor Dr Michael W. Charney for the purpose of making available to the broader academic community research, resources, reviews, and information critical for the study of Burma, also known as Myanmar.


Ensuring all children attend school and develop to their full potential

List of universities in Myanmar

The following is a comprehensive list of universities in Myanmar , categorised by state and region. Nearly all major and national universities in Myanmar are in Yangon Region and Mandalay Region. The Burmese higher education system is entirely state-run, and its universities and colleges are organised along their fields of studies.

Myanmar country profile

Myanmar, also known as Burma, was long considered a pariah state while under the rule of an oppressive military junta from 1962 to 2011. The generals who ran the country suppressed almost all dissent and stood accused of gross human rights abuses, prompting international condemnation and sanctions.

DVB – Multimedia Group

Covering Myanmar and Burma

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for Myanmar from The Economist Intelligence Unit

Myanmar | World news | The Guardian

The latest news and comment on Myanmar

The Irrawaddy – Covering Burma and Southeast Asia

Covering Myanmar and Southeast Asia News

Kachinland News

An independent, non-profit media organization committed to report true and accurate news and events taking place in the Kachinland and Burma

Mizzima Myanmar News and Insight

Mizzima Media Yangon Head Office Room Number 001, 003, 101 and 103, Lakekan Condo Tower, Upper Pazundaung Road, Ward 7, Pazundaung Township, Yangon Mizzima Media Nay Pyi Taw Office Office No. Pa/70, Thabyay Gon, Pwe Yon Tan, Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw

Myanmar NOW

2020 Election Integrated fish farming may be toxic, but farmers say banning it will raise prices and put people out of work Human rights defender calls for change to laws after release from Insein prison Military says move will expose soldiers to attacks, but lawmakers argue it will make election more open Myanmar Now is an independent news service providing free, accurate and unbiased news to the people of Myanmar in Burmese and English.

The Myanmar Times

The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar.

Narinjara News

Narinjara News, 26 February 2020Arakan Army (AA) chief Tun Myat Naing’s wife along with two children has left for Switzerland on 25 February from Thailand to resettle there. Ma Hin Zar Pru (39 year…


The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is the second largest country in Southeast Asia and boasts a population of more than 50 million. Myanmar emerged from British colonial rule in 1948, and remained under military control long after General Ne Win overthrew the civilian government in a 1962 coup.


A selection of news from and about Burma. Most of these articles were aired in Burmese and can be found, in their original language, on the Burmese Web site, in written and audio format.

Myanmar : Aung San Suu Kyi’s shocking betrayal | Reporters without borders

After the National League for Democracy’s first election victory under Aung San Suu Kyi’s leadership in 2012, Myanmar’s journalists hoped they would never again have to fear arrest or imprisonment for criticizing the government or military. However, media freedom is clearly not one of the priorities of the government headed by the “Lady of Yangon” that has ruled since 2016.

Myanmar |

A Myanmar student union said on Monday police were seeking to press charges against nine of its members for organizing a protest against an eight-month-long internet shutdown in the restive west of the country.

သစ္ထူးလြင္ (ေန႔စဥ္သတင္း)

(Zawgyi)⤵⤵⤵ ႐ိုဟင္ဂ်ာ အေရး ကုလသမဂၢ အျမင့္ဆုံးတရား႐ုံး ICJ မွာ ျမန္မာကို ဂမ္ဘီယာက တရားစြဲဆိုထားတာကို ေမာ္လ္ဒိုက္ႏိုင္ငံက တရားဝင္ ပူးေပါင္းပါဝင္မယ္လို႔ ေဖေဖာ္ဝါရီ ၂၆ ရက္မွာ ေၾကညာလိုက္ပါတယ္။ ဒါ့အတြက္ ထင္ရွားတဲ့ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး ေရွ႕ေန အမားလ္ ကလူနီကို ငွားရမ္းထားတယ္လို႔လည္း ေျပာပါတယ္။ အိႏၵိယသမုဒၵရာထဲက ေတာင္အာရွကြၽန္းႏိုင္ငံ ေမာ္လ္ဒိုက္ဟာ ကမာၻလွည့္ ခရီးသြားေတြ စိတ္ဝင္စားတဲ့ႏိုင္ငံ တစ္ႏိုင္ငံျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံက လူမ်ိဳးတုံး သတ္ျဖတ္မႈ တားဆီးေရး ဂ်ီႏိုဆိုက္ သေဘာတူညီခ်က္ကို ခ်ိဳးေဖာက္တယ္ဆိုၿပီး ဂမ္ဘီယာႏိုင္ငံက တရားစြဲဆိုၿပီး ၾကားျဖတ္အစီအမံခ်မွတ္ေပးဖို႔ ICJ မွာေတာင္းဆိုခဲ့ပါတယ္။ ဒီလိုေတာင္းဆိုထားတာကို ICJ က အခုႏွစ္ ဇန္နဝါရီ ၂၃

Tea Circle

An Oxford Forum for New Perspectives On Burma/Myanmar

Fulbright Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed for U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year.


Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute 2018 Program Dates: June 18 to August 10, 2018 SEASSI is an eight-week intensive language training program for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals. It has been held since 1983 and hosted by UW-Madison in 1994-1995 and then since 2000. Instruction is offered for academic credit in eight languages at the…

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Self-Designed Study Abroad

STUDY VIRTUALLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! IT’S YOUR CHOICE! Definition and Appropriateness of an Independent, Self-designed Study Abroad Program The “self-designed” study abroad option is available to University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students who would like to study abroad, but cannot participate in an existing traditional study abroad programs due to extenuating academic circumstances.

Vacancies in Yangon, Myanmar | UNjobs

Interpreter for Short term, Yangon Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Updated:

U.S. Students Abroad

One of our highest priorities is protecting the lives and interests of U.S. students traveling, studying, and living abroad. Exploring new destinations and experiencing other cultures is both rewarding and exciting, but it is also important to do so safely. Students with special considerations – such as women and LGBTI travelers – may face additional challenges in other countries.

Cheap Flights to Myanmar | AirAsia

Let your dreams come true when you book a cheap ticket to Myanmar with AirAsia! Dream big, be bold and explore new terrain starting with one of our flights. Book a comfortable and affordable flight to Myanmar to start your next adventure!

Burma (Myanmar) – Traveler view | Travelers’ Health | CDC

Burma (Myanmar)Traveler View Hide Be aware of current health issues in Burma. Learn how to protect yourself. Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions Polio in Asia There are polio outbreaks in several countries in Asia. CDC recommends that all travelers to these countries be vaccinated fully against polio.

Myanmar (Burma) travel

Asia is centuries-old stupas is a land of faith is traditional practices Cities Image by Alexander Jikharev / 500px Images Image by Stephen Bures / 500px Images Image by Weerapong Chaipuck / 500px Images It’s a new era for this extraordinary and complex land, where the landscape is scattered with gilded pagodas and the traditional ways of Asia endure.

Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar

Welcome to Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar as an information and tourism centre for those who wish to visit Myanmar.

Tourism Myanmar

Be Enchanted

Myanmar (Burma) Travel Guide | National Geographic

National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar 2020: Best of Myanmar Tourism – Tripadvisor

Myanmar Tourism: Tripadvisor has 388,262 reviews of Myanmar Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Myanmar resource.

Burma (Myanmar) Travel Advisory

Exercise increased caution in Burma due to areas of civil unrest and armed conflict. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Buthidaung, Kyauktaw, Maungdaw, Minbya, Mrauk- U, Ponnagyun, and Rathedaung townships in Rakhine State due to civil unrest and armed conflict.

International Travel

Exercise increased caution in Burma due to areas of civil unrest and armed conflict. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Buthidaung, Kyauktaw, Maungdaw, Minbya, Mrauk- U, Ponnagyun, and Rathedaung townships in Rakhine State due to civil unrest and armed conflict.

36 Hours in Yangon, Myanmar

36 Hours It’s Myanmar’s moment, and the country’s major city, Yangon (formerly Rangoon), is hoping to become Southeast Asia’s next boomtown. Diplomatic missions, business delegations and tourists have filled Yangon’s hotels since the country’s military government began transferring power to civilian leaders in 2011.