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10th Annual Myanmar Film Festival of Los Angeles: September 16 & 17, 2017!

The Network of Myanmar American Association, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Myanmar Film Festivals in the United States, invites you to the 10th Annual Myanmar (Burmese) Film Festival of Los Angeles. The festival will be held at Downtown Independent Theater...

ASEAN TURNS 50: GOLDEN CELEBRATION 2017

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 40th anniversary of U.S.-ASEAN relations. Fifty years ago, the Foreign Ministers of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand sat down together in Bangkok, Thailand and signed a document to...

Meeting with Myanmar Community Members and Welcome Reception: Ambassador/Consul General U Aung Soe Win

Meeting with the Myanmar Community Members And Welcome Reception WHEN: SUNDAY │ MAY 14TH │ 2:00PM –  4:00PM WHERE: ROOM : Friends Room , 2nd Floor Monterey Park Library 318 S. Ramona Avenue Monterey Park, CA 91754   FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – SEATING IS...

Award Winning “The Road to Mandalay” will be screening at the 33rd LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

‘The Road to Mandalay’ : A Tragic Love Story Between Two Illegal Immigrants Journeying To Thailand The 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival will be presented April 27 through May 4, 2017 at the Aratani Theatre at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center; Directors...

Happy Holidays from Net Myanmar

Dear Community Members A New Vision As 2016 comes to a close, I can’t help but look back on the busy and eventful year that we’ve had, and feel proud to be part of the Net Myanmar organization. We have come a long way from the first meeting of founders and board members in Monterey Park, California in...

2016 Asian Pacific Festival, October 22-23

The 2-day Festival unites the Asian Pacific communities, empowers them with a forum for expression, and promotes cultural diversity and awareness through arts, music and entertainment.  The Festival celebrates the rich Asian cultures, arts, and music – offering everyone a glimpse into these Asian...

A Special Holiday Message from Net Myanmar President, Aung M. Naing

As we approach the holiday season we look forward to spending time with our families, friends and relatives and we anticipate the opportunities that come with a new year. It is also a time to look back on the many accomplishments that we have achieved in 2015. The face of Myanmar-American community is...

Congresswoman JUDY CHU and Assemblymember ED CHAU to Host Scam Prevention Workshop Saturday, June 6th!

Congresswoman JUDY CHU 27th Congressional District & Assemblymember ED CHAU 49th Assembly District are hosting a:   SCAM PREVENTION WORKSHOP The Scam Prevention Workshop is an effort to provide the community with resources to combat victimization of fraudulent schemes. Representatives from various...

U.S.- Myanmar Exchange & Gala Dinner (SAT – May 2, 2015)

The U.S.-Myanmar Exchange & Gala Dinner is an opportunity for business and community members to convene and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the country of Myanmar, and the United States today. The event will be held at the Los Angeles/Universal Hilton Hotel on Saturday, May 2 from 5 pm to...

ASEAN Economic Ministers Roadshow to LA, Silicon Valley, and Washington,D.C.

On June 10-14 the US-ASEAN Business Council, in collaboration with the U.S. Government and the governments of ASEAN, is organizing a Roadshow for the ASEAN Economic (Trade) Ministers to Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. highlighting job-promoting trade and economic opportunities between the...

Burmese refugees flock to Iowa meatpacking town

By RYAN J. FOLEY — Associated Press COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa — The first Chin Burmese student arrived at Wilma Sime Roundy Elementary School three years ago, a smiling preschooler whose father often checked on his progress. The school had long been accustomed to educating the children of the...

2013 Asian Job Fair in Los Angeles

This is listed as an Asian Job Fair with many Asian companies recruiting employees but all ethnicities are welcome. There will be over 100 companies looking to hire. Please join us as this will be a huge event. Lots of great companies looking for talented job applicants to fill current job openings. Date:...