IN MYANMAR Press Releases Photo Release: Thai Journalist Association visits CP#s operation and CSR projects in Myanmar Thai Journalist Association (TJA)'s delegation led by Mr. Chavarong Limpattamapanee (4th from left), TJA's advisor, and Ms. Kornchanok Raksaseri (center), Vice president of TJA, visited Myanmar on a media exchange programme with Myanmar Journalists th-TH Sat, 20 Apr 2019 1:48:32 +0700 Siemens commitment to foster digital skill to new generation in Myanmar - 2nd batch of granting to vocational training center after the first batch began last year - Equip new generation in Myanmar with the digital skill necessary for the digitalization era Siemens Limited continues preparing Myanmar#s education sector for Tue, 08 Jan 2019 13:51:23 +0700 Delta#s Containerized Data Center Solutions Support Campana#s Submarine Cable Landing Station in Myanmar with Superior Energy Efficiency and Agility Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, announced it has enabled an energy-efficient 200kW containerized data center solution for the Singapore-based Campana Group. The modular and scalable properties of Delta#s Containerized Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:10:47 +0700 Osotspa continues its international expansion, breaking ground for a new beverage production facility in Myanmar to solidify its leadership in the countrys energy drinks market Osotspa Public Company Limited, led by Mr. Thana Chaiprasit (third from left), Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of Osotspa PCL, and Dr. Sai Sam Htun (third from right), Chairman and Managing Director of Loi Hein Co., Ltd. and Director of Osotspa Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:20:59 +0700 CHATRIUM HOTEL ROYAL LAKE YANGON RECEIVES BEST PERFORMANCE FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) HOTEL AWARD IN MYANMAR FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon was bestowed the Best Performance FDI Hotel Award 2017 by the Ministry of Hotels Tourism at the World Tourism Day Ceremony attended by Myanmar Vice-President H.E. Henry Van Thio in Napyitaw City recently. Chatrium Mon, 22 Oct 2018 9:23:34 +0700 ASEAN MPs urge UN to act on devastating Rohingya atrocities report Lawmakers from South East Asia today urged the UN to act on a devastating report on atrocities against Rohingya in Myanmar and do everything it can to pave the way for justice for victims, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today. The Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:02:59 +0700 Myanmar: UN report details silencing by law of independent journalism A host of ill-defined laws has been used in Myanmar to exert control over independent journalism across the country, including in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states, a UN human rights report on freedom of expression in the country has found. The report Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:11:33 +0700 Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Congratulates SCIMTMM the Opening of Power Transmission Towers Plant in Myanmar Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (third left), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), and EXIM Thailand#s executives recently congratulated Mr. Noppol Milinthanggoon (center), Chairman of the Board of Directors, SCI Electric Plc. (SCI), on Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:43:18 +0700 Myanmar authorities must be brought before International Criminal Court, say Southeast Asian lawmakers More than 130 lawmakers from across Southeast Asia today demanded the international community bring officials in Myanmar to justice for atrocity crimes committed against the Rohingya population of Rakhine State. In the joint statement released today, 132 Fri, 24 Aug 2018 9:31:36 +0700 VST ECS (Myanmar) Services in collaboration with leading global IT vendors of Enterprise Solutions organize a seminar in Myanmar VST ECS (Myanmar) Services Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of VST ECS (Thailand) Co., Ltd., by Mr. Kongkiet Wangveeramit, Executive Vice President, CLM Countries has joined forces with leading global IT vendors including Cisco, NetApp, NetScout, Trend Micro, Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:31:21 +0700 Photo Release: SCB jointly holds Myanmar Insight 2018 economic seminar Siam Commercial Bank, in cooperation with the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon and the Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM), recently held a third economic seminar focusing on in-depth investment in Myanmar at the Shangri-la Hotel in Bangkok. Titled Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:04:42 +0700 Myanmar: UN experts gravely concerned by court charges against Reuters journalists UN human rights experts* expressed grave concern after a court in Myanmar officially charged two Reuters journalists under the 1923 Official Secrets Act in connection with their investigations into a massacre at Inn Din village, Rakhine State. We Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:46:52 +0700 Myanmar: Discriminatory policies means no return for refugees anytime soon, says expert The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, said the Government#s failure to redress discriminatory laws against the Rohingya made it impossible for hundreds of thousands of refugees to return to their homes Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:24:44 +0700 Photo Release: KBank supports SMEs in Myanmar to brace for the digital era At KBank Representative Office in Yangon, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Mr. Pattanapong Tansomboon (left), KBank First Senior Vice President, and Daw Aye Aye Win (center), Director General of the SME Development Center, Myanmar#s Ministry of Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:22:24 +0700 Myanmar: UN expert calls for ICC to probe decades of crimes The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, has urged the Human Rights Council to support efforts to investigate and prosecute at the International Criminal Court those responsible for alleged crimes that have Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:08:08 +0700 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville We are deeply concerned about the escalation in attacks by military forces and armed groups in Kachin and northern Shan States in Myanmar. Some 7,400 people have been internally displaced in Kachin State since early April, adding to the 100,000 already Wed, 16 May 2018 10:25:23 +0700 Thu, 01 Jan 1970 7:00:00 +0700 AGC Establishes Marketing Base in Myanmar AGC Asahi Glass (hereinafter AGC) has opened a branch of AGC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., which oversees the Southeast Asian region, in Yangon City, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (hereinafter referred to as Myanmar). Going forward, the AGC Group will Mon, 09 Apr 2018 9:20:45 +0700 The crowdfunding campaign of One Man, Stand-Alone: On the trail of the old movie theaters Philip Jablon, the founder and principal of The Southeast Asia Movie Theater Project, is holding a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a feature length documentary about his work photographing forgotten stand-alone movie theaters in Myanmar and Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:32:41 +0700 THAICOM and CANAL+ Sign Capacity Agreement in Myanmar CANAL+ launches pay TV DTH service in Myanmar on THAICOM 6 broadcast platform Thaicom Public Company Limited (SET Bangkok: THCOM)one of Asia#s leading satellite and digital platform operatorstoday announced the signature of a multi-year contract with CANAL+ Overseas Myanmar, the CANAL+ subsidiary in charge of Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:10:01 +0700 Myanmar: UN expert calls for accountability over violence in Rakhine State The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, told the Human Rights Council on Monday she was increasingly of the opinion that the events in Rakhine State bear the hallmarks of genocide and called in the strongest Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:27:52 +0700 Photo Release: Staff exchange program of KBank and Kanbawza Bank of Myanmar to empower border businesses Recently, at Myawaddy branch of KBZ Bank in Myanmar, Mr. Kittichart Potithat, First Vice President for World Business Strategy and Marketing Management Department, KASIKORNBANK (KBank), and Mr. Panu Kijkongkhajohnchai, Head of Financial Institution, Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:44:49 +0700 Millions in Myanmar to Benefit from Disaster Preparedness YANGON, February 20, 2018 The Launch Workshop for the Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project, which will strengthen Myanmar#s disaster preparedness, was held today, with national and local government officials reporting on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 9:25:43 +0700 UN human rights expert laments tragic sense of dej? vu in Myanmar, says refugee returns premature The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, lamented the decades long cycle of violence perpetuated by the authorities against ethnic minorities in Myanmar, including Rohingya Muslims, and said talk of repatriating Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:05:04 +0700 UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar to hold press conference on 1 February 2018 in Seoul The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will hold a press conference in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 1 February 2018 to present her end of mission statement discussing her recent visits to Bangladesh and Thailand. Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:47:19 +0700 Honor Opens its First Flagship Store in Myanmar Honor, a young, innovative, and trend-setting brand, today opens its first flagship store in Yangon, Myanmar. As the first oversea store opened in 2018, it marks a new chapter in Honor#s market expansion in Southeast Asia region. This flagship store is Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:56:35 +0700 Honor Expands its Footprint in Southeast Asia Honor, a young, innovative, and trend-setting brand, today announces the opening of its first flagship store in Myanmar and introduces to the market its highly-rated smartphones, Honor 7X, Honor V9 Play, Honor 6X and Honor Holly 6, expanding Honor#s Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:53:32 +0700 UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh and Thailand 18 to 30 January The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will visit the country#s neighbours Bangladesh and Thailand from January 18, vowing to fulfill her mandate despite the Government#s refusal to work with her. I am Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:08:41 +0700 Meet the Leading Minds of Myanmar with Khiri Travel Tourists travelling with Khiri Travel in Myanmar can now meet and talk with Burmese royalty, artists, environmental activists, academics, and many more New for 2018, Khiri Travel Myanmar has launched #tour# options for visitors to get up close and Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:08:29 +0700 ASEANs failure to address drivers of Rohingya crisis undermines credibility, regional lawmakers warn The failure of ASEAN leaders to confront the root causes of the ongoing crisis in Myanmar#s Rakhine State constitutes a blow to the regional bloc#s credibility, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today, following the conclusion of the Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:07:00 +0700