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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Seasoned traveler Larry Stein shares his personal experiences and colorful photographs in his guidebook of best practices for traveling in Thailand and Laos. (PRWeb February 25, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Cambodia-Myanmar-Rope/Larry-Stein/prweb12538164.htm
HIV-positive migrants denied care at Thai public hospitals
By Alisa Tang BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zaw, an illegal Burmese migrant dying of AIDS-related illnesses, spent a weekend hunched over in waiting rooms at three Thai hospitals near Bangkok ? each denying him care as he gasped for breath, his lungs full of fluid. Zaw died 40 days later - ...
Asia Medical Tourism Analysis & Forecast
NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical tourism is now a popular term globally and it has whole new different meaning to different countries. For Americans it means saving on medical expenses. ...
Daughters of PH tycoons in ?Forbes 50 Power Businesswomen in Asia 2015?
MANILA, Philippines ? Twenty-seven newcomers join Forbes annual ?50 Power Businesswomen in Asia? list, appearing in the March 2015 edition of Forbes Asia . The other 23 women have been on the list from previous years. ?To make the list, candidates have to be active in the upper echelons of the busin...
Six Indians in Forbes 50 Asian power businesswomen list
Punctuated by the Midas touch of China's Alibaba, the list also includes two rapidly growing economies. To make the list, candidates have to be active in the upper echelons of the business world in Asia, wield significant power and have access to robust financial resources, according to Forbes.
News Guide: Myanmar troops, ethnic rebels in fierce fighting
Fighting between Myanmar troops and ethnic Kokang rebels near the Chinese border has left more than 130 dead since the clashes started Feb. 9. The government has imposed a state of emergency and military administration in...
3 Filipinas in Forbes top 50 businesswomen in Asia
Three Filipinas are included in Forbes Asia?s power businesswomen list this year. These women, said Forbes, are active in the upper echelons of the business world, wield significant power and have access to robust financial resources.Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. Chairman Helen Yuchengco Dee; Teres...
3 Filipinas make it to Forbes? most powerful businesswomen in Asia
Three Filipinas made it to the fourth annual Asia?s Power Businesswomen list of Forbes Magazine, which recognized 50 powerful female corporate heads in the region who are driving change across diverse industries. To make it to the list, candidates have to be active in the upper levels of the corpora...
Items filtered by date: Saturday, 31 January 2015
SINGAPORE: Several Member of Parliament (MPs) yesterday sought clarity on how the new law against public drinking would affect foreign-worker dormitories, and urged the authorities not to single out migrant labourers and impose restrictions on drinking in their quarters.