Reposted from Global Times
Aung San Suu Kyi
Foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) are due to meet in Luxembourg on Monday to make a decision to withdraw all sanctions against Myanmar, exactly a year after the regional grouping announced suspension of most sanctions against the country for a year except arms embargo.
EU’s expected total lifting of all sanctions against Myanmar in recognition of its significant reform process would boost EU’s investment in the country and further promote Myanmar-EU relations.
In March this year, Myanmar President U Thein Sein paid an 11- day goodwill visit to the five European countries of Norway, Finland, Austria, Belgium and Italy. The milestone trip has brought about enhancement of bilateral ties with the EU countries. More…
Reposted from Capitalist Exploits
By Mark Wallace
Equal ownership creates “gridlock”
As we were charging down the road to Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar’s administrative capital in our imported luxury coach, wrapped curiously with Manchester United’s logo and team colors (odd…as foot ball is not a major sport in Myanmar), our very engaging host got on the crackly microphone to tell us a bit about Myanmar. More…
Reposted from CRIENGLISH.com
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Myanmar President Thein Sein
Myanmar and Vietnam vowed to step up mutual cooperation in the sectors of agriculture, livestock, trade, investment, communications and transport.
Strengthening economic ties were the priority when Myanmar President U Thein Sein met with Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Nay Pyi Taw Monday who was on an official visit to Myanmar since the weekend at the invitation of his Myanmar counterpart U Wunna Maung Lwin. More…
U Thein Sein and Tony Tan
Reposted from The Myanmar Times
By Martin Abbugao
SINGAPORE – Myanmar last week signed an agreement with Singapore seeking the financial centre’s help as the country emerges from political and economic isolation after decades of military rule. More…