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Obama, Suu Kyi Meet As Myanmar Hero Shifts Role

YANGON, Nov 14: When President Barack Obama meets with Myanmar‘s opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, he will encounter a figure in the midst of an evolution he finds familiar: the shift from history-making trailblazer to establishment politician. Four years after being released from house... 

China, Myanmar Plan High-Speed Rail Link

BEIJING: China and Myanmar will soon hold discussions on a high-speed rail link between the two countries that is expected to boost trade and economic development in the region, a media report said on Monday. The rail link, covering 1,920 km, will connect China’s Kunming city, the capital of Yunnan... 

After Nearly Two Decades, Suu Kyi ‘On Cusp Of Freedom’

YANGON:  Myanmar‘s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is on the verge of being freed from house arrest, officials in the military-ruled country said on Friday as hundreds of her supporters gathered in anticipation. Our Delhi correspondent adds that a number of Burmese refugees, who were preparing... 

Love Obama, Bunk His Lecture, Strategic Trio Force Delhi’s Yangon Hand

NEW DELHI, Nov 9: President Barack Obama has asked India not to ‘shy away’ from the Myanmar question but in New Delhi ‘” and in Calcutta, from where Fort William largely shapes the country’s Burma policy ‘” the security establishment is unwavering in continuing to... 

License Raj Hits Rice Import From Myanmar

IMPHAL, Sep 24: No final decision has been taken to import 30,000 metric tonne of rice from Myanmar to Manipur as the Joint Director General of Foreign Trade based at Guwahati has imposed restrictions on issuing the import license. According to a reliable source, though the Director General of Foreign... 

Border Trade Mission Back With Good Tidings

IMPHAL, Sep 23: A 25 member trade delegation from Manipur which had gone to Myanmar in connection with increasing the trade volume of the ongoing Indo-Myanmar border trade has returned with positive feedbacks. Talking to media persons in connection with the visit of the trade delegation, Principal Secretary...