Yangon

  • Edeh Chidi hat-trick takes EB to AFC Cup quarter-final 15-05-2013 10:06 PM

    Kolkata: Talismanic Nigerian Edeh Chidi struck a hat-trick and set up a couple more as East Bengal thrashed Yangon United of Myanmar 5-1 to enter the AFC Cup quarter-final for the second time after 2004. It was Chidi (25th, 71st and 76) who made his presence felt with a treble...
  • Myanmar or Burma? Obama calls it both 20-11-2012 08:43 AM

    Yangon: Officially at least, America still calls this Southeast Asian nation Burma, the favoured appellation of dissidents and pro-democracy activists who opposed the former military junta's move to summarily change its name 23 years ago. President Barack Obama used that name during his historic visit on Monday, but he also...
  • Myanmar visit about sustaining momentum: Obama 19-11-2012 01:48 PM

    Yangon: In a historic trip to a long shunned land, President Barack Obama on Monday showered praise and promises of more US help to Myanmar if the Asian nation keeps building its new democracy. "Our goal is to sustain the momentum," he declared with pride as the first US president...
  • Why India needs a new script for modern Myanmar

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Just across the National League for Democracy (NLD)'s office in Yangon is a small restaurant. It is in this place one can witness the difference...

  • Fire kills 16 in Myanmar's main city, Yangon 29-12-2011 09:22 AM

    Yangon: A fire followed by several explosions engulfed many state warehouses and neighbouring homes, killing at least 16 people and injuring 108 in Myanmar's main city of Yangon on Thursday. The blasts occurred as firefighters were putting out the fire that had started in a state-owned warehouse before spreading to...
  • Legacy of the last Mughal lives on in Yangon 09-12-2007 12:12 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram admitted that the lengthy bans handed out to Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer for corruption on Saturday represented a new low for the besieged sport in the country. "I feel sad for all three of these kids, two just over 20 and...