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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, 13 May 2015

                   Chief Justice of the Union U Htun Htun Oo received the Attorney General of Singapore Mr. Vijaya Rajah and

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Nay Pyi Taw, April 2015
The Mediation Skills Workshop for Judges was held by the Supreme Court of the Union at the Royal ACE Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw from 27 to 30 April 2015 in collaboration with the Singapore Ministry of Law and Singapore Mediation Center.

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        Chief Justice of the Union U Htun Htun Oo accompanied by the Myanmar delegate attended the 3rd ASEAN Chief Justices' Meeting which was held at Halina Ball Room of Shangri-la Boracay and Spa in Boracay,

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Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar; 17 December 2014

        The Supreme Court of the Union of Myanmar unveiled a three year plan to improve the Myanmar system of justice.


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