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Ninth day of 54th Myanmar Jade and Gems Emporium held
Aug 11, 2017
In Nay Pyi Taw, the 54th Myanmar Jade and Gems Emporium continued its ninth day at Mani Yadana Jade Hall yesterday. The jewelers from local and abroad observed the display lots in the Jade hall ... 65

Myanmar man arrested over stabbing of ex-girlfriend near Tokyo Station
Aug 08, 2017
A 28-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing his 26-year-old former girlfriend on a street in the Otemachi business district near JR Tokyo Station. Both ... 78

Suu Kyi’s office links UN aid to ‘violent attackers’
Aug 01, 2017
The State Counsellor Information Committee reported yesterday that aid from the UN’s World Food Program (WFP) was discovered on July 30 in a “terrorist hideout” in the May Yu mountain range in n... 123

54th Myanmar Gems Emporium planned in August
Jun 05, 2017
Myanma r will hold its 54th annual Gems Emporium from 2-11 August at Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental C... 226

Events Company BossyXx Announces Stellar Line Up for Roof Top ‘Indie’ Night
Jun 04, 2017
Yangon based events company BOSSYxx aims to promote diversity and stamp out sexism in the male dominated music industry, one gig at a time.... 238

Local grapes cannot compete against imported varieties
Apr 19, 2017
Local grapes are offered at a reduced price compared to those imported from China and Thailand in the market. Prices for locally produced grapes declined by about one third against the foreign ... 296

5,000 tonnes of grapes to be purchased for new winery
Apr 11, 2017
Five thousand tonnes of grapes will be bought at the end of April for a wine factory which will be opened in Nay Pyi Taw, said Ko Hlaing Hlaing Tun, the vineyard owner from Yamethin Township, Ma... 447

Finance Ministry Eases Capital Funding Rule for Foreign Insurers
Apr 05, 2017
The government has relaxed a rule dic­tating the amount of capital a foreign insur­ance firm must have in order to operate in Myan­mar. Firms operating here will still need to have $1 billion in c... 353

King Thibaw mausoleum planned in Mandalay
Apr 03, 2017
A mausoleum for Myanmar’s last monarch of the Konbaung dynasty King Thibaw is being planned at the Mandalay Palace, a descendant of the late king said.... 313

Government will provide loans in 2017 to develop the SMEs
Feb 26, 2017
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Ks 15 billion loan through the government to develop small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in 2017, according to Directorate of Industria... 429

70th Union Day celebrated in Panglong
Feb 12, 2017
A ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of Union Day was held in Panglong, Shan State, yesterday with an opening speech by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.... 1074

Lump sum rent a growing problem for tenants
Feb 06, 2017
As rents in the commercial capital rise, the longstanding arrangement of paying six months’ or even a year’s rent upfront is increasingly a burden to Yangon’s residential and bus... 397

Two suspects in murder case released
Jan 17, 2017
Two suspects under investigation for the murder of a Monywa-based journalist were released from police custody yesterday.... 407

Eleven Media case continues as another local paper sued for defamation
Jan 16, 2017
Despite the apology and retraction issued by Eleven Media Group, Yangon Region government will not withdraw its action for defamation against the group’s CEO, U Than Htut Aung, Tarm... 519

New day dawns for Yangon bus system
Jan 16, 2017
Today it begins – Yangon’s brand new experiment in public transport. In a major step toward reducing consumer chaos and hazardous competition among private bus lines, the number of rou... 771

President attends Naga traditional New Year festival
Jan 16, 2017
The Naga Traditional New Year festival kicked off in Lahe, Sagaing Region yesterday, with President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin in attendance.... 431

‘Smart’ ID pilot project rolls out in 4 test areas
Jan 13, 2017
A Pilot project to be launched in some states and regions will be another step toward replacing paper ID documents with an electronic card, officials say. U Myint Kyaing, permanent secretary of th... 494

The NLD should start 2017 by scrapping the Myitsone dam
Jan 03, 2017
The arguments against the Myitsone Dam project are pervasive and convincing. Decision-makers in Myanmar should scrap the project as their first action in 2017.... 443

Hoisting of flag in commemoration of Kayin National New Year
Dec 30, 2016
The Kayin national flag and the flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar were hoisted yesterday in commemoration of 2756 Kayin Era, Kayin National New Year, Sports Competitions and entertain... 472

ASOCIO ICT Summit 2016 to be held in Myanmar
Nov 04, 2016
The 42nd Asian Oceania Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) ICT Summit 2016 is scheduled to be held on 15-16th November in the Novotel Hotel.... 471

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