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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New Gen Airways has commenced direct flights between the Myeik Airport and Don Mueang International Airport in the Thai capital in partnership with its local partner Tun Htaik Tin Company.
Twelve men are from Irrawaddy Region, four from Kawthaung, and two from Myeik.
The plane took off from Myeik in Myanmar and was on its way to Yangon.
The Chinese-made Y-8-200F transport plane vanished on early Wednesday afternoon after takeoff from the coastal town of Myeik on a weekly military flight.
Il avait decolle un peu plus tot de la ville de Myeik, dans le sud de la Birmanie, oo etaient bases les militaires et leurs familles, et devait atterrir a Rangoun, la capitale economique.
These two eldest Tatmadaw officers were also the highest-ranking ones: Brigadier General Wai Linn, Deputy Regional Commander of the Triangle Region Command based in Kyaingtong in northeastern Shan State, of the Pyithu Hluttaw and Brigadier General Kyaw Oo Lwin, Deputy Regional Commander of the Coastal Region Command based in Myeik, in the Tanintharyi region, of the Amyotha Hluttaw {The Parliaments of Myanmar 2013, pp.
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.