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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.
Most Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand have not returned to Myanmar due to poor business and employment opportunities back home, sources from the Thailand-based Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) say.
Mercator gets contract for offshore oil blocks
Mercator's subsidiary, with Oil India and Oilmax Energy has been chosen as the selected candidate by the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
U.S. calls for end to humanitarian curbs in Myanmar's Rakhine
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States called on Myanmar on Wednesday to lift travel restrictions on U.N. and other humanitarian staff to allow them to resume work in the country's Rakhine State, which has been hit by ethnic and religious violence.
Unabated chaos could fuel rise in overseas investments
The number of medium-sized and large companies planning to invest in other Asean countries, especially Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam, could triple to more than 1,440 due to mounting concern over the fractured political picture at home, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UT...
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The Tripologist: What are your thoughts on Myanmar?
This is one south-east Asian country that still evokes a potent sense of the mysterious Orient.
Woodside set to sign for .7b Leviathan stake
Woodside Petroleum's offshore expansion has taken a large step forward with the group expected to sign final agreements overnight Thursday to take up a quarter stake in Israel's giant Leviathan project, worth .71 billion.
US optimism ebbs over Myanmar reforms
Two years after the United States announced the normalization of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, optimism in Washington over the nation's embrace of democracy is waning and concern over the plight of minority...
South Africa & Myanmar Regional Healthcare Market Trends & Forecast Analysis Ava...
MarketReportsOnline.com adds ?Understanding South Africa's Regional Healthcare Markets? and ?Understanding Myanmar's Regional Healthcare Markets? reports to its research store. (PRWeb April 03, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/south-africa-and-myanmar/healthcare-mar...
Most Myanmar migrant workers have no desire to come back, NGO says
Most Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand have not returned to Myanmar due to poor business and employment opportunities back home, sources from the Thailand-based Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) say