Myanmar struck by deadly storms, flash floods, strong winds

April 26, 2016
Hailstones collected during the storms

At least eight people have been killed after hail, heavy rain, flash floods and strong winds struck Myanmar on Monday. Some hailstones reportedly as large as...

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U Htin Kyaw selected by Myanmar Parliament as next President

March 15, 2016

Former political prisoner and civil service employee (1975 - 1992), U Htin Kyaw was selected by the Myanmar Parliament to become the first civilian President since 1962. He will be inagurated on March 30....

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First freely elected Myanmar parliament since 1960 holds opening session

February 1, 2016

As the new parliament opened, with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) holding a parliamentary majority, one of the first task will be to select the next President. The currently President...

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CPI conquers the Yangon Marathon...yet again!

January 17, 2016
Members of CPI's intrepid Yangon Marathon team

On Sunday January 17, members of CPI's Myanmar and Thailand staff took to the streets at 5am to participate for the third year running in the Yangon Marathon. Congratulations runners on a superb effort!

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