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Aiming to create entrepreneurial ecosystem among entrepreneurs, investors and mentors, Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 will be taken across the country next month.

Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Myanmar aims to engage not only entrepreneurs but also start ups in the entrepreneurial ecosystem covering tech, agriculture, food and beverage and fashion, in a week long activities.

Myanmar Chefs won gold medal at IKA/Culinary Olympics in Germany. 

This is the very first time Myanmar participates in this kind of competition. 

Comprised with 6 participants, Myanmar Chef group competed with Myanmar traditional food, and their food presentation was mainly upon Myanmar Bagan lacquer ware.

While in Vietnam, President U Htin Kyaw received entrepreneurs from Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and the Executive member of the Viettel Group on separate occasions at Grand Plaza Hotel in Hanoi, this morning.  The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam is a large state-owned bank in Vietnam and it is the country's number one bank. BIDV established a representative office in Myanmar in 2010.

The French authorities continued to tear down the charred remains of the Calais migrant camp on Wednesday after a series of large fires destroyed sections of the "Jungle". The French president last month vowed to close the camp, which housed thousands of migrants fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa, and on Wednesday the regional prefect said it was "mission accomplished". Over 5,000 former residents had been rehoused by mid afternoon, mostly in welcome centres scattered across France.

Air strikes by Syrian or Russian warplanes killed at least 26 people, most of them school children, in a village in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday rescue workers and a monitoring group said. The raids hit a residential area and a school in Haas village, the Syrian Civil Defence rescue workers network said on its Facebook account.

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