Nearly 30 young scientists and entrepreneurs from lower Mekong countries such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, have gathered at the 2022 Young Scientist Program to develop solutions on STEAM education and workforce innovation.
Bunpimay, Songkran, Chol Chhnam Thmay, and Thingyang - the traditional new year festivals of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar, were celebrated at a ceremony in Pho Minh Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11.
A hot air balloon with a good wish on the new year falling from the sky in the field of Northern Province of Phu Tho on January 2 was released from Kayin, Karen State, Myanmar on the occasion of Karen New Year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the virtual third Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting on August 24, together with high-ranking leaders from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and China.
Trade cooperation between the Czech Republic and Myanmar is being fortified, particularly via a recent visit to the European country by State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi from June 2 – 4 at the invitation Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
The Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) announced on May 27 that it would formally launch its mobile network service named Mytel in Myanmar next month. This is the tenth international market and the most crowded one that Viettel has ever invested into, with the population of nearly 53 million people.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar due to recent violent conflicts in Rakhine state that forced 18,500 to evacuate to Bangladesh and left more than 100 dead.