Ministers endorse CLMV Action Plan 2021-2022

Ministers endorse CLMV Action Plan 2021-2022

The Twelfth (CLMV) Economic Ministers’ Meeting was held on August 24 via videoconference, endorsing five areas for the CLMV Action Plan 2021-2022.
At least 50 die in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

At least 50 die in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to local authorities.
UN Security Council to discuss violence, coronavirus in Myanmar

UN Security Council to discuss violence, coronavirus in Myanmar 1

NEW YORK CITY: The UN Security Council will hold a videoconference to discuss the escalation of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the effect of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, diplomatic sources said on Monday (May 11).
Myanmar markets in Vietnam’s reach

Myanmar markets in Vietnam’s reach

An action programme for beefing up bilateral co-operation between Vietnam and Myanmar will lead both nations to further rivet their investment ties, with new sectors to be made available for Vietnamese investors in the time to come.
VN, Myanmar agree to work closely in 2020

VN, Myanmar agree to work closely in 2020

Viet Nam and Myanmar have agreed to work closely in 2020 as the former will assume the ASEAN Chairmanship and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
Flames and fireworks as Myanmar fire balloon fest opens

Flames and fireworks as Myanmar fire balloon fest opens

The gigantic hot air balloon folded into itself and fell in a ball of flames, scattering onlookers below at the beginning of Myanmar's stunning yet treacherous fire balloon festival.
Prime Minister to pay official visits to Kuwait, Myanmar

Prime Minister to pay official visits to Kuwait, Myanmar

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and a high-level Government delegation will pay official visits to Kuwait from October 26-27 and Myanmar from October 28-29.
Myanmar to join US-ASEAN maritime drills despite sanctions

Myanmar to join US-ASEAN maritime drills despite sanctions

Myanmar's navy will join maritime drills with the US in Southeast Asia next week, a spokesman said Wednesday (Aug 28), in a rare show of military cooperation despite Washington slapping sanctions on top army brass over the Rohingya crisis.
'Everything is gone': 41 dead, dozens missing after Myanmar landslide

'Everything is gone': 41 dead, dozens missing after Myanmar landslide

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 41, an official said late Saturday (Aug 10), as emergency workers continued for a second night their desperate search through thick mud for the scores feared missing.
Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes

Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes

Raging floods across Myanmar have forced tens of thousands of people from their homes in recent weeks, officials said on Thursday (Aug 8), as monsoon rains pummel the nation.
Turning challenges of trade war into opportunities for CLMVT countries

Turning challenges of trade war into opportunities for CLMVT countries

Experts at CLMVT Forum 2019 confirmed that Vietnam is the greatest beneficiary of the US-China trade war as corporations are moving production bases from China.
Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

Thailand's premier made an impassioned plea against protectionism on Sunday (Jun 23) at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders where the fallout from the US-China tariff war has dominated talks.
Toyota announces first plant in Myanmar

Toyota announces first plant in Myanmar

Japanese automaker Toyota said Thursday (May 30) it will open its first vehicle production plant in Myanmar, as the country's auto market grows and the government raises import barriers.
Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's visit

Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's visit

Myanmar has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state following renewed fighting between security forces and insurgents, a spokesman said on Monday (Jan 14).
Myanmar seizes heroin haul worth US$4.7 million: Police

Myanmar seizes heroin haul worth US$4.7 million: Police

Myanmar has seized 370 kilogrammes (815 pounds) of heroin worth US$4.7 million during a raid in the northeast, police said, the latest big bust in the world's second-largest opium producer after Afghanistan.
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