Mergui

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Mergui

 

a city and port in southern Burma, in the district of Tenasserim, on the Malacca Peninsula. Located at the point where the Tenasserim River flows into the Andaman Sea. Population, 33, 700 (1953). Mergui is the center of a state-run pearl fishing and processing enterprise and a fishing industry. Tin and tungsten deposits are located near the city, as are rubber plantations.

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Currently, Myanmar has a total of nine international and local ports and terminals, incorporating Yangon, Sittwe, Kyaukpyu, Thandwe, Pathein, Mawlamyain, Dawei, Myeik and Kawthoung.
Addressing at the city hall in Dawei,in Myanmar's southern Taninthayi Region on Sunday, Thein Sein expressed his hope that Taninthayi Region would achieve development though per capita income of the Dawei is currently lower than those of Kawthoung and Myeik, said the New Light of Myanmar.
Burmese airline to extend flights to new cities Yangon Airways, a Burmese domestic private airline, will extend its coverage of cities to Kengtung, Dawei, Myeik, Kawthoung, Thandwe and Sittwe in the near future, according to local media.
Last week, Suu Kyi fell ill while campaigning because of intense heat and long boat journey to Myeik in coastal Taninthayi Region, southern Myanmar.
In 2004, local authorities confiscated a Muslim cemetery in Myeik Township, Tanintharyi Division, and closed the adjacent mosque.
Myanmar is planning to set up its southern Myeik Archipelago as a major tourist destination and is inviting foreign investors to the area, a semiofficial weekly reported Monday.
Navy personnel immediately took him to the town of Myeik and transported him to Yangon by air where he was turned over to Australian Embassy officials, the reports said.
Myeik Airport will work as a base station for cargo aircraft engaged in the worldwide exports of aquatic products.
According to her personal doctor, the Nobel Laureate vomited and was put on a drip after her boat got stuck on a sandbank for several hours on Saturday during a trip to Myeik town in southern Burma.
In October 2004, local authorities confiscated a Muslim cemetery in Myeik Township, Tanintharyi Division, and closed the adjacent mosque.
On Tuesday he will travel by yacht to Myeik, 500 km southeast of Yangon on the Tanintharyi coast.
The rubber plant, with an annual capacity of 24,000 tonnes, will be set up in Myeik.