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Chan Myae Khine · November, 2012

Believe in “citizen media” with a passion for “all about Myanmar”. Geeky, chatty, quirky, tricky and sometimes tweety @mydaydream89.

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Myanmar Overwhelmed by Obama's Kiss

  21 November 2012

Thousands of people greeted Barack Obama who made history by becoming the first president of the United States to set foot on Myanmar. People talked about his speech, his foreign policies, and most especially the kiss he gave to opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Internet users used the hashtag #Oburma to monitor Obama's trip in Myanmar

Four Hundred Prisoners to be Released by Myanmar

  15 November 2012

Myanmar is set to release 452 prisoners today, November 15, 2012. The amnesty was announced by the government which could be an act of political goodwill in light of the anticipated state visit by United States President Barack Obama to Myanmar. The government also released prisoners when President Thein Sein...

Myanmar Hit by 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake

  11 November 2012

An earthquake with a magnitude 6.8 hit the towns of Mandalay, Pyin Oo Lwin, Shwe Bo and Sagaing in Myanmar at 7:40 a.m (GMT+6:30). According to reports, 4 workers died and 25 were injured at the construction of a bridge[my] in Shwe Bo. The earthquake was the strongest to hit...

Myanmar: Foreign Investment Bill Approved

  4 November 2012

Myanmar President Thein Sein signed the foreign investment law which was approved by the parliament last September. The president suggested 11 minor amendments which the parliament accepted except for one provision. The new law is expected to facilitate more foreign investments as Myanmar continues to implement economic reforms.

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