Mawlamyine


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a port city of southern Myanmar on the Gulf of Martaban

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Administered by ADB, a $3 million Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction grant will finance work skills training, help develop business management capabilities, provide links to suppliers and microfinance providers, and support a custom-built public market facility in Mawlamyine and a processing center in Kyaikto.
Water and habitat Engineer Swiss Mr Eric Weissen from ICRC and two officers were allowed to visit Mawlamyine prison on 1st July.
She says the ASEAN-China FTA would be implemented along with the development of the East-West Economic Corridor linking Mawlamyine (Moulmein) port in Myanmar to Da Nang port in Vietnam.
(2) The port city of Maulmain (also known as Moulmein and today known as Mawlamyine or Mawlamyaing) had a population of almost 30,000 by the early 1840s.
At the same time, a number of other place names were changed--for example, Rangoon became Yangon, Pegu became Bago, Moulmein became Mawlamyine. In some cases, these changes represented a "Burmanization" of indigenous names; in others, the new word more closely resembled local pronunciation than had the old colonial-era romanization (South 2005).
In late 2006 a prominent Muslim religious organization planned to hold a golden jubilee in Mawlamyine, Mon State, to celebrate the founding of their organization.
The idea is to create a transportation corridor running the entire width of mainland Southeast Asia, approximately 1,500 km in length, linking the Andaman Sea from Mawlamyine in eastern Myanmar to the South China Sea at Vietnam's port city of Danang.
In addition to Yangon and Mandalay, this mainly covers Bagan, Chaungtha, Kyaingtong, Lashio, Mawlamyine, Monywa, Muse, Ngwesaung, Tachilek and Taunggyi.
26 earthquake and tsunami stands at about 60, a priest from Mawlamyine diocese, which covers Myanmar's southern panhandle down along the Andaman Sea, says as many as 2,000 people might be dead.
The development of an east-west economic corridor between Da Nang in Vietnam and Mawlamyine in Myanmar, and a north-south economic corridor between Kunming in China and Chiang Rai in Thailand are key components of sub-regional integration and will do much to facilitate the movement of people and goods.
The European contingent included one regiment of infantry and a detachment of artillery at Moulmein (Mawlamyine), as well as small troop deployments at Tavoy and Mergui.
Moulmein has become Mawlamyine and the Arakan, Rahine.
There are ports in Yangon, Thilawa, Sittwe, Kyaukphyu, Thandwe, Mawlamyine, Myeik, Dawei, Kawthaung, but Yangon port is the biggest and major port for cargo handling with nearly 90% of all exports and imports done there, according to records of the Myanmar Port Authority.
Shin Mokti pagoda is located in the southwest part of a little-explored site where objects dating from the tenth to thirteenth century CE show that it was not simply on the periphery of Bagan but--like the ports at Dawei, Mawlamyine (Martaban) and Tanintharyi (Tenasserim)--at least for some short periods, maintained independent kings, courts, traditions of sovereignty and localism (Lieberman 2003, p.
Seventeen temporary shelters have been built for people affected by the floods in the Mon State capital Mawlamyine, south east of Rangoon.