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USAID Partners with Ministry of Construction to Improve Safety on Yangon-Mandalay Highway

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Construction signed a letter of agreement on May 27 to improve the safety of the Yangon-Mandalay Highway. The highway is the main ground route from Yangon to Nay Pyi Taw, through the center of the country. U.S. architecture and engineering experts will train ... Read More»

Gap Inc. Announces Partnership with USAID to Support Women Entrepreneurs

Today at a signing ceremony attended by U.S. Ambassador Derek J. Mitchell and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Chris Milligan, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced that the company is partnering with USAID to invest in the social and economic growth. By producing its products from two factories in Yangon, Gap Inc. becomes ... Read More»

Security Message for United States Citizens – Thailand Travel Alert

Message for U.S. Citizens May 28, 2014 Thailand Travel Alert The U.S. Department of State recommends that U.S. citizens reconsider any non-essential travel to Thailand, particularly Bangkok, due to ongoing political and social unrest and restrictions on internal movements, including an indefinite nighttime curfew throughout Thailand. The Department of State has advised official U.S. government travelers ... Read More»