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Thursday - 14th December, 2017
Residents take copper mine issue to State Counsellor
Letpadaung Taung residents submitted a complaint to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the Ch...
Wednesday - 13th December, 2017
World Heritage listing seen for Hkakabo Razi
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation will try to convince local resident...
Tuesday - 12th December, 2017
Rats destroy paddy fields
Some 3000 acres of paddy fields have been destroyed by hungry rats in several villages in Pathein di...
Monday - 11th December, 2017
Rats destroy paddy fields
Some 3000 acres of paddy fields have been destroyed by hungry rats in several villages in Pathein di...
Thursday - 7th December, 2017
Athletes shine at games for disabled
An athlete performs the long jump at the 29th Special Olympics Myanmar National Games held at Disabi...
Wednesday - 6th December, 2017
Monk held for assault
Police arrested three more people, including a monk for beating and robbing another monk at an eater...
Monday - 4th December, 2017
China urges Myanmar to boost economic ties, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi agrees
CHINESE President Xi Jinping urged Myanmarâ€™s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to further stre...
Thursday - 30th November, 2017
A recent study on gender equality reveals that women in Myanmar are less heard in the media than the...
Wednesday - 29th November, 2017
FDA checks on Yangon University canteens
The Food and Drug Administration officials conducted surprise inspection of canteens at the Universi...
Tuesday - 28th November, 2017
Journalists on company billboard stir controversy
A cement producer in Mon State used images of journalists, who were invited to visit at the companyâ...
Thursday - 23rd November, 2017
Elect your local representatives wisely!
A man walks past a signboard on Monday in Yangonâ€™s North Okkalapa township that urges people to ch...
Wednesday - 22nd November, 2017
Cambodia, Myanmar sign tourism pact
Cambodia and Myanmar inked a agreement to promote the flow of local and foreign tourists to the temp...
Monday - 20th November, 2017
Thursday - 16th November, 2017
US not keen on Myanmar sanctions
While he does not rule out imposing economic sanctions against individuals found to have committed a...
Wednesday - 15th November, 2017
US to look into results of Rakhine probe
The United States wants to take a deeper look at the results of the investigation by the Tatmadaw of...
Tuesday - 14th November, 2017
Charity linked to U Thein Sein pledges govt help
Shwe Pyi Taw Thoe Sone Mhat, which is linked to former president Thein Sein, will help the governmen...
Monday - 13th November, 2017
Dino tail found in amber
The discovery at a Kachin market of a 99 million year old feathered tail fragment entombed in amber ...
Thursday - 9th November, 2017
Heading home in early evening
Amid an early winter sunset on Tuesday, commuters disembark in Dala township after crossing the Yang...
Wednesday - 8th November, 2017
Yangonâ€™s food safety under scrutiny
Over the past week, YCDCâ€™s Health Department has been conducting inspections and tests at food sta...
Tuesday - 7th November, 2017
Explosives uncovered in Mandalay monastery raid
More than 250 bags of ammonium nitrate fertiliser were found in a search of the Maha Aung Myay towns...
Monday - 6th November, 2017
Freewheeling on the Ferris wheel
Young men cling to a human-powered Ferris wheel to control its motion during the Tazaungdaing festiv...
Thursday - 2nd November, 2017
Thailand backs Myanmar on Rakhine, vows to get truth out
THAILAND fully understands and supports the actions of Myanmar on the festering problem in northern ...
Wednesday - 1st November, 2017
Tuesday - 31st October, 2017
Monday - 30th October, 2017
Thursday - 26th October, 2017
ATM makers eye Myanmar market
Global ATM companies are competing aggressively for a market share in Myanmar, where banks are attem...
Wednesday - 25th October, 2017
After a landslide near Mount Popa, experts warned of potential dangers in the area due to indiscrimi...
Tuesday - 24th October, 2017
No threat due to cave in near Popa Taung Kalat
The Myanmar Geosciences Society has advised residents not to be alarmed by the cave in near Popa Tau...
Monday - 23rd October, 2017
Happy birthday to Mo Mo !
Mo Mo, the oldest elephant in Yangon Zoo, celebrated her 64th birthday on Sunday and zookeepers arra...
Thursday - 19th October, 2017
Residents angered by childrenâ€™s arrest for theft
Unhappy with the arrest of three children, who were alleged to have stolen K300 from a pagoda donati...
Wednesday - 18th October, 2017
New car import policy
In a new ruling that takes effect in 2018, only left-hand drive vehicles and those manufactured in 2...
Tuesday - 17th October, 2017
A Mon State resident entangled in a legal battle to keep his land has claimed the stateâ€™s chief mi...
Monday - 16th October, 2017
Free cleft palate surgery for children
Singapore-based Smile Asia Medical Mission, along with Ministry of Health and Sports, has begun prov...
Thursday - 12th October, 2017
Myanmar reaffirms refugee commitment
The Myanmar government has assured that it will conduct verification and repatriation of those who f...
Wednesday - 11th October, 2017
NCA anniversary guests
The government plans to invite non-signatory ethnic armed groups to mark the second anniversary of t...
Tuesday - 10th October, 2017
Pottery makers keep traditional craft alive
A woman tries to shape a traditional clay pot at the Obo West ward in Twante township, Yangon, on Oc...
Monday - 9th October, 2017
Local workers stranded
About 150 workers, including women, are stranded in Thailand after their broker failed to offer them...
Thursday - 5th October, 2017
tries to apply for a driving license online in Yangon on Wednesday which the Department of Road Traf...
Wednesday - 4th October, 2017
No photos, please
A security guard for Shwe Hinn Tha Construction tries to stop a photographer for The Myanmar&nbs...
Tuesday - 3rd October, 2017
Nearly 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting
FROM the heights of a Las Vegas casino, a gunman opened fire on the crowd gathered for an outdoor co...
Monday - 2nd October, 2017
Lighting festival mood in the air
A shop along Latha Street in Yangon sells various lanterns on September 26 as part of preparations f...
Thursday - 28th September, 2017
NLD celebrates 29th anniversary
Brochures with images of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her father General Aung San are d...
Wednesday - 27th September, 2017
A bridge too far
The 2.2-kilometre Thanlyin Bridge, shown on Tuesday links Yangon city centre with townships like Tha...
Tuesday - 26th September, 2017
Workers sue factory for injuries after scuffle
Several protesting garment workers of the Solamoda Garment factory who were injured during a scuffle...
Monday - 25th September, 2017
Govt plans for refugees
The government will carry out repatriation of refugees who fled to Bangladesh in the aftermath of vi...
Thursday - 21st September, 2017
Still working the bugs out
People wait to cross a busy intersection with newly installed pedestrian traffic lights near Sule Sh...
Wednesday - 20th September, 2017
Mandalay balloon festival starts October 31
After a delay, the authorities have decided to host the Pyin Oo Lwin Balloon Festival from October 3...
Tuesday - 19th September, 2017
High costs, competition choke cheroot-makers
Traditional cheroot producers are finding it hard to cope with high taxes, high production costs and...
Monday - 18th September, 2017
A special gift from Hong Kong leader
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (right) receives a photo of herself taken by noted photographe...
Thursday - 14th September, 2017
Tanintharyi residents upset over coal mine
Residents in Tanintharyi want Thai officials to take action against Thai coal mines in Banchaung are...
Wednesday - 13th September, 2017
Govt vows to take action against Rakhine abuses
The government will take action against reported human rights violations in Rakhine State, the gover...
Tuesday - 12th September, 2017
Minor earthquake hits Taikkyi; no one injured
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck near Taikkyi on Monday, according to the Department of Meteorology...
Monday - 11th September, 2017
Foreign media and organisations blamed
The main opposition USDP has accused the foreign media biased reporting and international organisati...
Thursday - 7th September, 2017
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told Turkeyâ€™s President Tayyip Erdogan that misinformation a...
Wednesday - 6th September, 2017
Govt to immunize children against JE
The government will carry out a massive immunization programme to protect against Japanese encephali...
Tuesday - 5th September, 2017
State Counsellor advises Mon party on ceasefire
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi urged the New Mon State Party and the Tatmadaw to iron out all...
Thursday - 31st August, 2017
Agriculture, construction, SMEs to receive loans
Government has drawn up a plan to provide billions of kyats to businesses in agriculture, constructi...
Wednesday - 30th August, 2017
Disaster risk reduction task force launched
The Food Agriculture Organisation announced Tuesday that the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and ...
Tuesday - 29th August, 2017
Popeâ€™s historic Myanmar visit set for November
The Pope is slated to visit Myanmar from November 27 to 30, where he is expected to meet State Couns...
Monday - 28th August, 2017
90,000 acres paddy land destroyed in floods
Some 90,000 acres of rice land have been destroyed due to flooding as of August 18, which is a huge ...
Thursday - 24th August, 2017
Final report out today
President U Htin Kyaw (centre) receives the final report by the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State...
Wednesday - 23rd August, 2017
National sepak takraw player Thant Zin Oo (7) deflects the ball from his Thai opponent as teammate A...
Tuesday - 22nd August, 2017
Tatmadaw vows to protect ethnic people and citizens
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said the ongoing conflicts are not aimed at the ethnic people but aga...
Monday - 21st August, 2017
Government officials gather at titles ceremony
Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein (left), honourable monk and Thura U Aung Ko, Minister for Rel...
Thursday - 17th August, 2017
Call for meeting with maid prisoner
Myanmar Embassy officials sought a meeting with a female citizen who was handed a five-month sentenc...
Wednesday - 16th August, 2017
New Thaketa bridge to open in February
A new bridge linking Mingalar Taung Nyunt and Dawbon townships will be opened in February, the Japan...
Tuesday - 15th August, 2017
The crux of Myanmarâ€™s power problem
Loss-making tariffs and confusing policies have not only inhibited growth in the power sector. The p...
Monday - 14th August, 2017
Workers march to call for wage hike to K5600
Thousands of workers took to the streets to demand an increase in the daily minimum wage to K5600 fr...
Thursday - 10th August, 2017
Authorities race to save more mural paintings in Bagan before heavy rains
EXPERTS are rushing to restore more mural paintings in over 50 pagodas which were damaged by earthqu...
Wednesday - 9th August, 2017
Environmentalist wins Biodiversity Award
One Myanmar national was among 10 persons who received the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award efforts t...
Tuesday - 8th August, 2017
Students protest against unfair appointing system
Students from education universities in Yangon and Sagaing regions called on the education ministry ...
Monday - 7th August, 2017
Govt to conduct livestock census in January
The government will conduct a national-level livestock census in January of next year, said an offic...
Thursday - 3rd August, 2017
Minimum wage hike delayed
The review of the current minimum wage for workers by the government has been on hold due to delays ...
Wednesday - 2nd August, 2017
Masks for sale
A street vendor sells protective masks in response to the outbreak of H1N1 influenza, near a traffic...
Tuesday - 1st August, 2017
Monday - 31st July, 2017
Thursday - 27th July, 2017
Mandalay civil service housing project takes off
A housing project for current civil servants and for those who have retired from the service is taki...
Wednesday - 26th July, 2017
Flower News weekly wilts after 15 years
The Flower News weekly will cease publication from August 1, as it plans to revamp its business mode...
Tuesday - 25th July, 2017
Thailand begins to document workers
Thailand has opened over 100 registration centres nationwide to help register undocumented workers a...
Monday - 24th July, 2017
Myanmar rebuts UN enovyâ€™s comments
After UN Special Rapporteur said that Myanmar failed to address human rights issue, the State Counse...
Thursday - 20th July, 2017
Thai general convicted for human trade
A top Thai army general was found guilty for his involvement in a major clandestine cross-border hum...
Wednesday - 19th July, 2017
Help offered to illegal workers in Thailand
The Thai government has opened 99 migrants centres across the country to enable workers without prop...
Thursday - 13th July, 2017
Sagaing schools closed
A total of 184 schools in eight townships in Sagaing Region were forced to close by heavy rainfall a...
Wednesday - 12th July, 2017
Tough ride for boatman on rainy days
Boatmen at the Pansodan Jetty wait for passengers to arrive from Dala township to work in Yangon on ...
Tuesday - 11th July, 2017
Suggested changes to Section 66 â€˜inadequateâ€™
The proposed amendments to Section 66 (d) of the Telecommunications Law by the government are not en...
Monday - 10th July, 2017
Thai-Myanmar tensions ease
Second from left, Thai Labour Minister Gen Sirichai Distakul and his Myanmar counterpart U Thein Swe...
Thursday - 6th July, 2017
Fee for commercial photographers in Bagan
Photographers shooting photos for advertisements, calendars and pre-weddings in Bagan will have to p...
Wednesday - 5th July, 2017
Museum prepares for Martyrsâ€™ Day
A life-size statue of the nationâ€™s independence hero inside Bogyoke Aung San Museum in Yangon, Jul...
Tuesday - 4th July, 2017
Squatters in Insein refuse to collect ID cards
Some 100 families living in squatters in Insein refused to collect their ID cards even after the dea...
Monday - 3rd July, 2017
MPF combats fake drugs by opening own outlets
The Myanmar Pharmaceutical Factory has opened 17 retail drug stores as part of its campaign to count...
Thursday - 29th June, 2017
Event to tackle prejudice against disabled
An event against discrimination that hurts the disabled was held in Pyin Oo Lwin and will continue i...
Wednesday - 28th June, 2017
Kawthaung airport to be upgraded
Tanintharyi regional government plans to upgrade Kawthaung Airport to an international standard faci...
Tuesday - 27th June, 2017
Judicial system needs revamp
Myanmar needs to move away from the British legal system it inherited during the colonial era to a j...
Monday - 26th June, 2017
67 child soldiers released
Myanmar released another 67 child soldiers, the first batch this year, as part of a campaign to end ...
Thursday - 22nd June, 2017
Illegal migrantsâ€™ kids to get birth certificates
The issue of migrant children, who are unable to attain citizensâ€™ rights, will be coordinated with...
Wednesday - 21st June, 2017
K1.6b narcotics strewn on roadside
Narcotics worth more than K1.6 billion were found scattered along the roadside in Monywa township, S...
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