China hardsells big ticket but low on trust, India’s soft power push in Myanmar education and health

As Delhi seeks to expand its engagement with Myanmar, it is in sectors such as education, health and entertainment services that India hopes to make an impact in a country crowded with several international players, and completely dominated by China. In a state-of-the art classroom at the steel and glass Myanmar Institute of Information Technology […]

India to expedite projects in Myanmar

NEW DELHI, Oct 31 – Facing long delays, the Centre has decided to expedite work on a number of ongoing projects in Myanmar, which are crucial for India’s Act East Policy.According to sources, it was envisaged that work in projects like Kaladan Road, construction of 69 bridges for the Trilateral Highway Project and construction of […]

IIIT-B to share teaching tips with Myanmar institute

BENGALURU: The International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT-B), a deemed university, is leaving its footprints in distant Myanmar. Teachers from Myanmar Institute of Information Technology (MIIT), Mandalay, are visiting IIIT-B to learn teaching methodologies used by the faculty here. IIIT-B, funded by the state government and IT sector, has been mentoring MIIT since its […]