This page is dedicated to Myanmar (Burma) and contains all insurance and reinsurance related resources including but not limited to list of insurance companies, reinsurance companies, brokers, Surveyors, Loss Adjusters, Risk Managers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), Local & International Insurance Institutes, Insurance College and Insurance & Reinsurance Regulators. Please remember that this is a collaborative website and if you have any additional information or if you want to add an insurance company which is not listed on this page -
Population: 53.5 million
Capital City: Naypyitaw (population 200,000). Major Centre of Population: Rangoon (population 5.8 million).
People: (All figures estimated) Bamar (69%), Shan (8.5%), Karen (6.2%), Rakhine (4.5%), Mon (2.4%), Chin (2.2%), Kachin (1.4%), Karrenni (0.4%), other indigenous (0.1%) and foreign nationalities (including Burmese Indian & Sino Burmese people) 5.3%
Languages: Burmese is the official language. There are numerous other ethnic minority languages.
Religion(s): Buddhism is the predominant religion. The other main religions are Christianity, Islam and Animism.
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US President Barack Obama says he is 'optimistic' about the progress of democracy in Myanmar.
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Women welcoming world leaders stood in rows, colorfully clad in costumes representing Myanmar's many ethnic groups, some with their hair tied in high knots or wrapped in red headdresses, others donning horizontally...
Malaysia ready for AEC chairmanship
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AP Exclusive: Myanmar aiding Rohingya trafficking
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A daily cycle of giving in 'most generous' Myanmar
"The food cart is coming!" the hungry little boy shouts, his face lighting up.
This Morning from CBS News, Nov. 13, 2014
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US to open Peace Corps program in Myanmar
The United States will start sending Peace Corps volunteers for the first time next year to Myanmar.
Obama, Suu Kyi call for greater reforms in Myanmar
President Barack Obama gave a blunt assessment of the need for further reform in Myanmar's move toward democracy, weighing into sensitive controversies over the treatment of religious minorities and a prohibition...
Report accuses Myanmar commanders of war crimes
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