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The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is situated in south-east Asia and is bordered on the north and north-east by China, on the east and south-east by Laos and Thailand, on the south by the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal and on the west by Bangladesh and India.

            The  total land area of Myanmar is 676,578 sq. kilometers, forest covering area is 344,237 sq. kilometers, harvested gross area is 14,772,803 hectares and sown gross area is 15,449,850 hectares including areas under double or triple cropping and coastline is 2,276 kilometers.

            Rivers, namely “Ayeyarwady, Chindwin, Sittoung and Thanlwin” are flowing from north to south forming delta areas of the country. The river, Mekong  flows along the eastern most part of Myanmar forming a boundary between Myanmar and China for 31 kilometers and between Myanmar and Laos for 234 kilometers.

            Myanmar has rich mineral deposits and also has a large potential of energy resources such as  hydro carbons and a great potential of hydropower. The population of Myanmar is estimated 60 millions in the year 2011.

            Myanmar became a member of the United Nations on 19th  April 1948 and actively participated in the activities of the United Nations and its agencies. On 23rd  July 1997, she became the full fledged member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

            Today the Supreme Court of the Union of the Republic of Myanmar is trying to strengthen the Myanmar Judicial System to be abreast with current developments.


Nay Pyi Taw, September 12

The Chief Justice of the Union , U Htun Htun Oo received a courtesy call from Dr. Christophe Bernasconi, the Secretary General of the Hague  Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) and his team at the Guest Hall

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Nay Pyi Taw    July  10

 The Signing Ceremony of the Minutes of Meeting of the 6th Joint Coordinating Meeting on the Project for Capacity Development of Legal, Judicial and Relevant Sectors in

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Nay Pyi Taw 16 th May

The opening ceremony of 2nd Workshop on Training for Mediations, organized by the Supreme Court of the Union in collaboration with Japan International Cooperational Agency (JICA), was held today at 9:30

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Naypyitaw April 11

The Supreme Court of the Union today issues the legal and judicial reforms to improve Investment and Doing Business in Myanmar.

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