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Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market
As the country opens up to foreign multinationals, tobacco giants are staking a claim.
Lim Li Min
Last updated: 20 Nov 2013 06:05 GMT
Drug seizures reach record high in east Asia
UN report finds number of pills seized in the region grew by 59 percent, with most of the drugs coming from Myanmar.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 23:22 GMT
Sectarian bloodshed grips Myanmar
Muslim families hide in forests after hundreds of Buddhists torched houses and killed at least five people.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 17:56 GMT
A new weapon in Myanmar's fight against HIV
A new $160m funding package will allow the country to treat all of its citizens affected by HIV/AIDS.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 18:53 GMT
In Pictures: Yangon monsoon flooding
Myanmar's largest city has been badly affected by heavy rainfall.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 12:55 GMT
Monsoon rains hit Myanmar and Thailand
About 25,000 people evacuated from homes in Myanmar while flood water inundates provinces in bordering Thailand.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 10:02 GMT
Myanmar's writing on the wall
Graffiti artists espousing political messages have emerged in Yangon as the winds of change continue to blow.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2013 09:57 GMT
Myanmar honours slain democracy activists
Citizens sound sirens and honk car horns to commemorate death of independence hero Aung San and eight others in 1947.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 11:22 GMT
'Godfather of Heroin' dies in Myanmar
A family source confirmed the death of Lo Hsing Han, once dubbed the “Godfather of Heroin” by the US.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2013 23:07 GMT
Myanmar battling high youth unemployment
Nation hopes hosting of World Economic Forum will help bring opportunities for large number of jobless.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 10:28 GMT
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