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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.

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Nay Pyi Taw, 20-23 June 2017

Training for Master Trainers-TOT and Training on Child Protection and Child Sensitive Judicial Procedures for Judges are held by the Office of the Union Supreme Court at Amara Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw from 20 to 23 June 2017  in

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Nay Pyi Taw, June 13

UNION CHIEF JUSTICE U Htun Htun Oo attended the 2nd China-ASEAN Justice Forum held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China on 7 and 8 June 2017.

Present at

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Nay Pyi Taw, 17 May 2017

Chief Justice of the Union U Htun Htun Oo received H.E. Scot Marciel, Ambassador, the Embassy of the United States of America at 09:30 in the Meeting Hall of the Supreme Court of the Union.

In the meeting, they cordially discussed further

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Nay Pyi Taw, 5 May 2017

The Hon. Htun Htun Oo, Chief Justice of the Union received H.E. KAMIKAWA Yoko, Member of the House of the Representatives (Lower House) and Former Justice Minister at 09:30 in the Meeting Hall of the Supreme Court of the Union.

         

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Nay Pyi Taw, 11 April 2017

  Chief Justice of the Union U Htun Htun Oo received H.E. Dr.Nikolay A. Listopadov, Ambassador of the Russia at 09:30 in the Meeting Hall of the Supreme Court of the Union.

         

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