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India, Myanmar sign MoU towards Sittwe Port operationalisation

NEW DELHI: India and Myanmar signed an important MoU on Monday for the appointment of a private Port Operator for the Operation and Maintenance of Sittwe Port, Paletwa Inland Water Terminal and associated facilities included in the Kaladan Multi Model Transit Transport Project in implementation of India’s Act East Policy. Following this MoU the process […]

Boris Johnson caught on camera reciting Kipling in Myanmar temple

The foreign secretary has been accused of “incredible insensitivity” after it emerged he recited part of a colonial-era Rudyard Kipling poem in front of local dignitaries while on an official visit to Myanmar in January. Boris Johnson was inside the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred Buddhist site in the capital Yangon, when he started uttering […]

India and China Vie for Greater Share in Oil Sales in Myanmar

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar next week. Apart from seeking action against members of militant organizations from India’s northeastern states who are allegedly hiding in Myanmar, energy and infrastructure projects are likely to dominate the discussion. Sushma Swaraj will be the first senior minister to visit Myanmar since the democratically elected government […]

Myanmar, Malaysia to establish joint commission for economic and technical cooperation

BAGAN__ The Myanmar and Malaysia governments will establish a joint commission for economic, scientific, and technical cooperation later this year, according to Myanmar’s foreign ministry. A memorandum of agreement between the two government to form the commission was signed at Aureum Palace Hotel,Bagan, on Friday during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (Retreat). The agreement was […]