Embassy of the Union of Myanmar, Washington, DC
This is the official website of the Embassy of the Union of Myanmar in the United States of America. It provides general information and facts of Myanmar, including traveling, economy, constitutions, visa issues and daily news from Myanmar.
Ministry of Commerce
The site requires Mynmar font to be installed to view the text. If you do not see the text, there is a link on the left hand side in the page to download the font.
Ministry of Culture
Website contains all information related to culture in Burma/Myanmar: Department of the arts, archaeology, cultural institute, Yangon University Culture, Mandalay University Culture, National Museum and exhibitions.
Ministry of Electric Power
Site contains comprehensive information regarding Burma/Myanmar renewable and non-renewable energy. The Ministry of Electric Power is responsible for planning and policy making in the electric power section and acts as a secretariat of the ministry.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Website contains information regarding foreign policy, foreign embassies, Burma/Myanmar missions, in addition to a section with various information regarding Burma/Myanmar.
Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry
In view of the importance of the Myanmar forestry sector in enhancing national socio-economic development, and ensuring ecological balance and environmental stability, the Myanmar Forest Policy has been formulated in a holistic and balanced manner within the overall context of the environment and sustainable development taking full cognizance of the forestry principles adopted at the United Nations Conference on Environment Development (UNCED), 1992. (In Burmese)
Ministry of Health
Comprehensive site regarding Burma/Myanmar health care system, health policy, plans, and legislation. Site also includes information on disease control health infrastructure, and an overview of health services in Burma/Myanmar.
Ministry of Home Affairs
Very limited website dealing with criminal affairs. Most of the links only provide a photograph of the officer in charge of the different sectors. There are also news regarding drug trafficking and arrests.
Ministry of Industry
Site offers information regarding industry possibilities for foreign investments in the following areas: textiles, foodstuff, pharmaceutical industry, paper and chemicals, general and maintenance industries, as well as, automobile and diesel industries, agricultural machinery, machine and electrical industries, tyre and rubber, as well as industrial construction.
Ministry of Rural Development
Site offers information regarding fisheries, livestock and apiculture (bee pollination) sectors in addition to shark conservation measures as well as Avian influenza awareness and surveillance.
Ministry of Mines
Ministry of Mines is responsible for Formulation of Mining Policy, Exploration and Extraction of Minerals and Gems. Department of Mines is responsible for Mining Policy Formulation, Granting of Mineral Permits and Coordination of Mining Sector
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
Service Responsibilities of Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications To arrange communication services for smooth and easy usage by the general public. To satisfy the communication needs, keeping proper standard and quality. To establish communication centers and routes in accordance with work requirements. To adopt agreements made with international organizations and other countries. To conduct communications related research works and studies. To introduce new and modern services, and take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies. To manufacture communication equipment and materials for domestic network as well as for export.
Ministry of Religious Affairs
The Ministry of Religious Affairs was established and started functioning before the Union of Myanmar regained its Independence. After Independence the Ministry of Religious Affairs created the following divisions and carried out the tasks. Directorate of Religious Affairs Pali University and Dhammacariya Division Pali Education Division International Institute of Advanced Buddhistic Studies Tipitakadhara Selection Committee.
Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement
Policy To assist the vulnerable group so as to reintegrate into the society through social work methods, to encourage the non-governmental organizations to participate in national movement for social development. To commit the recruitment of the human resources that human resources can lift and develop to other resources. Objectives and Responsibilities: to well implement the social welfare activities. to assist the vulnerable groups so as to reintegrate into the society through social work methods to render relief and resettlement services to victims of natural disasters such as earchquakes, storms, floods, and fire disasters to provide the relief activities when fire events and other disasters and to prevent fire events.
Established in 2005, The SEAlang Library provides language reference materials for Southeast Asia, especially the non-roman script languages used throughout the mainland (Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam).
The National Library of Australia
This website provides a photograph digital collection of Burma and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
Digital Collections, University of Washington Libraries
This websites contains old photograph collection and scanned- introductory paragraphs of Journal article in Thai scripts and other countries in Southeast Asia. Select a type of search, then type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
East West Center
This website provides online research papers and publications related to Asia-Pacific region (including Burma) and the United States. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong
This is a website of Center University of Hong Kong. It contains information about seminars and courses of studies about East and Southeast Studies. It provides free-download publications and working papers related to Burma and countries in Asia and other related topic for Southeast Asian studies.
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and EAST Asia (ERIA)
ERIA is an international organization that supports the ASEAN Secretariat by making policy recommendations at regional governmental meetings. This website contains the information about the latest news, activities, research and publications.
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Southeast Asia
CSIS is an organization that provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. This website provides information regarding programs of CSIS in Southeast Asia, interviews, publications, events, and news.
USAID in Burma
This website provides information regarding programs of USAID in Burma. The programs focus on governing justly and democratically, improving health system and education quality, and giving humanitarian assistance to Burmese migrants in Thailand.