Myanmar - The Myanmar Times
Tuesday - 17th July, 2018
In support of healthy moms, children
The Ministry of Health and Sports will fast forward the launch of a five-year national health plan t...
Monday - 16th July, 2018
Engaging the world
US actor and singer Will Smith, US singer Nicky Jam and Kosovar singer Era Istrefi perform before Su...
Thursday - 12th July, 2018
In support of peace
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi shares a light moment with President U Win Myint at the openin...
Wednesday - 11th July, 2018
Ministers’ Office to reopen as Martyrs Museum
The Ministers’ Office (formerly The Secretariat) in Yangon, which is now under renovation, will re...
Tuesday - 10th July, 2018
Court allows trial of two journalists to go ahead
Reuters journalist Ko Wa Lone talks to the media as he is escorted by police from a Yangon court aft...
Monday - 9th July, 2018
Remembering the fallen
A student carries a bouquet of roses to commemorate students who were killed when the military put d...
Thursday - 5th July, 2018
Hospital grapples with squatters
While the exterior of the heritage-listed Yangon General Hospital is a picture of tranquility, it is...
Wednesday - 4th July, 2018
Yangon hopes to conquer the Universe
Four winners, representing the districts of Yangon, have been crowned Miss Universe Yangon 2018. The...
Tuesday - 3rd July, 2018
Monday - 2nd July, 2018
Thailand cave rescue effort enters second week
Rescuers make their way down at the entrance of a cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach ...
Thursday - 28th June, 2018
Burmese Python prepares to strike
Burmese Python Aung La N Sang (centre, front) speaks at the One Championship MMA pre-fight news conf...
Wednesday - 27th June, 2018
Group eyes schoolkids in campaign to reduce plastic waste
A NON-GOVERNMENT environmental advocacy group said on Tuesday it would tap schoolchildren in an ongo...
Tuesday - 26th June, 2018
A sign of season’s fury
A billboard lies on Pyay Road at Hantharwaddy Circle after toppling during a thunderstorm that hit Y...
Monday - 25th June, 2018
NGOs urges govt to establish ‘land bank’
Environmental conservationists urge the government to establish a ‘land bank’ that would set asi...
Thursday - 21st June, 2018
WORLD CUP INSIDE
GUESS YOUR TEAM AND WIN PRIZES...
Wednesday - 20th June, 2018
Grand birthday party for the Lady
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi cuts a cake during a party celebrating her birthday at Parliam...
Tuesday - 19th June, 2018
Quake-hit Osaka sits above active faults
OSAKA and surrounding areas in western Japan hit by a powerful earthquake on Monday are in a region ...
Monday - 18th June, 2018
Rewriting the story of the ’62 coup
A GROUP of historians has been assigned by the government to look into the 1962 coup, which led to o...
Thursday - 14th June, 2018
Hopes for closer cooperation rekindled
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Christine Schraner Burgener, the new United Nations special envoy fo...
Wednesday - 13th June, 2018
No end in sight for jailed Reuters journalists
Six months after two Reuters journalists were arrested and charged with possession of classified doc...
Tuesday - 12th June, 2018
The grandeur of a historic summit
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seen in a television monitor as he speaks to the media about Tu...
Monday - 11th June, 2018
Kim, out of his comfort zone
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, is greeted by Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan ...
Thursday - 7th June, 2018
Simple life in country’s capital
A herder walks with cows at sunset in Nay Pyi Taw, the country’s adminstrative capital. Myanmar re...
Wednesday - 6th June, 2018
Drug menace haunts and taunts Myanmar
While the government appears to have found the right strategy to control the cultivation of poppies ...
Tuesday - 5th June, 2018
Getting ready for the big one
As the monsoon season sets in, city workers in Yangon are hard at work cleaning out flood drains in ...
Monday - 4th June, 2018
Looking for sunshine amid the rain
A woman looks at the matriculation exam results at B.E.H.S 2 Latha township in Yangon on Saturday, h...
Thursday - 31st May, 2018
Mangos by the boatload
A mango seller waits for customers while lying on his wooden boat at Pansodan Jetty in Kyauktada tow...
Wednesday - 30th May, 2018
Beware the curse of tobacco
Dr. Daw Khin May Ohn, executive member of the People’s Health Foundation, talks about the dangers ...
Tuesday - 29th May, 2018
Jailed journalist sloshes to court date amid downpour
Detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo is escorted by police to a court hearing in Yangon on Monday...
Monday - 28th May, 2018
Nationalist monks meet in Yangon
Insein Sayadaw speaks to hundreds of monks and nuns who were formerly affiliated with the banned Ma ...
Thursday - 24th May, 2018
Mobile dental team to give care to the elderly
The Ministry of Health and Sports will launch a mobile team to provide free dental health care servi...
Wednesday - 23rd May, 2018
Reclaiming Yangon’s alleyways
Residents play badminton in an alley garden between 29th and Bosunpat streets. Doh Eain (Our House),...
Tuesday - 22nd May, 2018
Water for all, and a way to reduce plastic
Little nuns drink water from a water tank on a side street near Yangon City Hall on Monday. A non-go...
Monday - 21st May, 2018
China urges Northern Alliance to join peace talks
China’s Envoy on Asian Affairs, Sun Guoxiang, calls on the Northern Alliance of armed ethnic group...
Thursday - 17th May, 2018
The spread of river squatters tests Mandalay
Shanties line the banks of the Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay city as the government struggles to find...
Wednesday - 16th May, 2018
Sunset on Botahtaung Jetty
A commuter makes a phone call as she waits for a ride home and dinner with the family, on Botahtaung...
Tuesday - 15th May, 2018
Govt ratifies K4800 minimum wage; workers say they need K5600 a day
Workers rally during the Labour Day celebration on May 1 in Yangon to press for a K5600 minimum wage...
Thursday - 10th May, 2018
Four rights groups want Myanmar brought to ICC
Four international human rights groups are asking the UN Security Council to refer Myanmar’s handl...
Wednesday - 9th May, 2018
Visa-free deal lures more tourists to India
India’s Ministry of Tourism notes an increase in the number of Myanmar travellers visiting the cou...
Tuesday - 8th May, 2018
Labour seeks stiffer fine for scofflaw employers
Union leaders and workers are calling on the government to impose stiffer penalties on companies tha...
Monday - 7th May, 2018
Political prisoners who have spent years in jail fighting for the return of democracy need the gover...
Thursday - 3rd May, 2018
Govt rescues 200 trapped villagers in Kachin
Government rescue teams have brought to safety 200 villagers who were trapped in the jungles of Kach...
Wednesday - 2nd May, 2018
A UNSC team member shares her Rakhine experience
UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce talks to journalists during a news co...
Tuesday - 1st May, 2018
Investors in education urged to maintain quality
The recent government move to allow foreign investment in education might increase the number of sch...
Monday - 30th April, 2018
A quiet celebration of Kasone Festival
A child pours water on a Buddha statue under a banyan tree during the Kasone Festival in Nay Pyi Taw...
Thursday - 26th April, 2018
President U Win Myint meets with senior Chinese Communist Party official
President U Win Myint shakes hands with Song Tao (left), minister of the International Department of...
Wednesday - 25th April, 2018
A bottle of water to relieve firefighters battling dump fire
Fire Department staff unload bottled water from private donors on Tuesday for weary firefighters who...
Tuesday - 24th April, 2018
As dump burns, residents worry about their health
A huge fire raging at a landfill in Hlaing Tharyar township in Yangon for the past three days has de...
Monday - 23rd April, 2018
Bagan viewing platform construction to continue
The construction of man-made mounds around ancient Bagan Lake, to serve as viewing platforms for tou...
Thursday - 19th April, 2018
An old-fashioned Thingyan for country’s leader
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (centre) participates in the traditional sprinkling of scented...
Thursday - 12th April, 2018
Judge rejects freedom for jailed journalists
It was a sad day for jailed journalist Wa Lone, who celebrated his 32nd birthday Wednesday, as well ...
Wednesday - 11th April, 2018
Yangon University to offer fishery degree
The Yangon University will start offering a degree course in fishery in the coming academic year as ...
Tuesday - 10th April, 2018
They’ll be home for Thingyan
People pack Yangon’s train station in Kyauktada township on Monday in a desperate bid to get ticke...
Monday - 9th April, 2018
Govt seeks more protection for fishermen
The government hopes that with the enactment of a new fisheries law, the country will be able to pro...
Thursday - 5th April, 2018
Illegal workers to face sanctions in Thailand
Thousands of Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand who failed to beat the deadline for obtaining legal...
Wednesday - 4th April, 2018
Summer rains begin with a deluge
Workers clear fallen trees that damaged parked cars along Bogyoke Aung San Road in front of the Yang...
Tuesday - 3rd April, 2018
Danger in the air
The Yangon Circular Train belches black diesel smoke as it departs from Yangon Central railway stati...
Monday - 2nd April, 2018
Nationalists rally to welcome new president
Nationalist monks and activists hailed the election of President U Win Myint, expressing hope that t...
Thursday - 29th March, 2018
Facebook help for people with mental concerns
A Facebook page is offering free consultations with experts and doctors for people suffering from me...
Wednesday - 28th March, 2018
Concerns emerge over Grab, Uber merger
Concerns mount after Grab, the taxi ride-hailing company, officially announced the acquisition of ri...
Tuesday - 27th March, 2018
Memory of Win Htut Zaw’s sacrifice lives on
A sister of Win Htut Zaw (left) meets with South Korean Ambassador Lee Sang-hwa (centre) and Chun Su...
Monday - 26th March, 2018
In the shadows they play
Myanmar nat puppets perform during the First International Puppet Festival at the National Theatre i...
Thursday - 22nd March, 2018
Second law firm gives up on Myanmar
A second law firm this year is exiting Myanmar. Its partner urges the government to move beyond legi...
Wednesday - 21st March, 2018
Hantharwaddy airport project to continue
Japan is very interested in financing the construction of Hantharwaddy International Airport, after ...
Tuesday - 20th March, 2018
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi falls ill in Sydney
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi inspects an honor guard during a ceremonial welcome at Parliam...
Monday - 19th March, 2018
New minimum wage may take effect in April
Minister of Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe, chair of the National Minimum Wage Counc...
Thursday - 15th March, 2018
Wa Lone stays upbeat as secrets trial continues
Detained Myanmar journalist Wa Lone is escorted by police to court for another hearing in his trial ...
Wednesday - 14th March, 2018
Let’s join hands to save the Yangon River
A man transports mangoes across the garbage-littered banks of the Yangon River in Yangon on Tuesday....
Tuesday - 13th March, 2018
Keeping the water flowing to Yangon
A worker shows the main pipeline of Gyo Phyu Water Reservoir in Yangon’s Taikkyi township on Monda...
Monday - 12th March, 2018
Time to go, MP tells market
A worker carries a basket of chickens at the wholesale poultry market in Mingalar Taung Nyunt townsh...
Thursday - 8th March, 2018
Testing times for students
Students leave the B.E.H.S (2) Bahan in Yangon after completing their matriculation exams on Wednesd...
Wednesday - 7th March, 2018
Seniors unaware of rights
Many senior citizens are still unaware of the Law Relating to Older People that was enacted two year...
Tuesday - 6th March, 2018
In solidarity with the right to protest
Civil society members and political activists protest in Yangon on Monday against amendment of the P...
Monday - 5th March, 2018
Women power through harvest
Young girls work in a mung bean field during the harvest season in Kyauktaga township of Bago Region...
Thursday - 1st March, 2018
A long walk toward peace
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (centre) arrives at the Joint Implementation Coordination Meet...
Wednesday - 28th February, 2018
Faces of despair in Magwe village
About 100 people lost their houses when fire swept through Su Tat Gyi village in Myothit township, M...
Tuesday - 27th February, 2018
Safe for the moment!
Chaw Su, a one-year-old female Asiatic black bear, has found a temporary home at Thabarwa Animal She...
Monday - 26th February, 2018
Aftermath of bomb blasts in Rakhine State
Members of the security force look for clues at the site of a bomb blast in Sittwe, Rakhine State, o...
Thursday - 22nd February, 2018
Two weeks to verify refugees for repatriation
The Myanmar government says it needs about two weeks to verify the names on the first list of 8000 r...
Wednesday - 21st February, 2018
Art show opens at National Museum
The Museum Activity Art Exhibition opened at the National Museum on Pyay Road in Dagon township on T...
Tuesday - 20th February, 2018
Trains still popular among the masses
Myanma Railways says more people are using its trains, and its ridership increased to more than 48 m...
Monday - 19th February, 2018
Traditional food fest in Mon State
THIS year’s Mon State traditional food donation celebration will showcase over 100 types of local ...
Thursday - 15th February, 2018
Jailed journalist shares emotional moment with family
Kyaw Soe Oo hugs his two-year-old daughter, accompanied by his wife Chit Su Win (left), as he is esc...
Wednesday - 14th February, 2018
In honour of a national hero
People take photos of a new statue of Major General Aung San that was unveiled in a ceremony near Si...
Tuesday - 13th February, 2018
Groups mark 71st anniversary of historic agreement
Representatives of different ethnic groups leave Maha Bandula Park in Yangon after attending the 71s...
Monday - 12th February, 2018
Parties taken off blacklist
The New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union armed ethnic groups have been removed from the...
Thursday - 8th February, 2018
Drumming up tradition on Shan National Day
A performer plays the traditional long drum, also known as Shan Osi, at the celebration of the 71st ...
Wednesday - 7th February, 2018
Red lanterns light up Chinatown
Strings of red lanterns decorate Maha Bandula Road in Latha township, Yangon, on Tuesday, as the cit...
Monday - 5th February, 2018
Thursday - 1st February, 2018
Thursday - 25th January, 2018
Victims of war in Kachin State
Villagers from nearby Sumprabum township in northern Kachin State flee their homes Wednesday as figh...
Wednesday - 24th January, 2018
A tribute to arrested journalists
Supporters hang a banner with images of arrested journalists Wa Lone (left) and Kyaw Soe Oo under th...
Tuesday - 23rd January, 2018
A trip down memory lane
People visit the residence of the late United Nations secretary-general U Thant in honour of his bir...
Monday - 22nd January, 2018
Russia backs Myanmar
Russia’s defence minister said the terrorist attacks in Rakhine State have political links and the...
Thursday - 18th January, 2018
YBS marks success in improving bus service
On Tuesday, the YBS marked its first anniversary after revamping the city transport network into an ...
Wednesday - 17th January, 2018
Children victims of war
Children suffer severely from Myanmar’s prolonged wars between armed ethnic groups and government ...
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