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Construction on Yangon-Dala Bridge to Begin in April
Mar 30, 2017
Construction on the Yangon-Dala cross-river bridge, which will link Yangon's down­town area to the under­developed satellite town, will begin in April this year, the Ministry of In­formation announ... 16

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits Kachin IDP camps
Mar 30, 2017
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi made a rare visit to Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, and camps of internally displaced persons (IDP) on March 28.... 15

Eighty-eight Myanmar fishermen brought home from India safely
Mar 30, 2017
Eighty-eight Myanmar fishermen who had been detained at the Open Distress Camps in India for violating the law of India were repatriated yesterday.... 18

Celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of Armed Forces Day
Mar 28, 2017
The annual Armed Forces Day was celebrated in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday with an elaborate parade that featured thousands of troops, some riding on tanks and other military vehicles, on planes and helic... 56

Workers want 10-day Thingyan holiday
Mar 27, 2017
More than 5000 workers representing the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM) marched to the city centre yesterday to demand 10 days of holidays during the Thingyan water festival.... 56

Paddy husk-fired power plant opened in Nay Pyi Taw
Mar 24, 2017
Vice President U Henry Van Thio attended the opening of a paddy husk-powered plant held in the compound of the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO) in Maezaligon Village, Pyinmana Tow... 92

Nay Pyi Taw Zoological garden to celebrate 9th Anniversary
Mar 24, 2017
The 9th anniversary of the founding of the Nay Pyi Taw zoological garden will be celebrated on 26 March, 2017, according to U Wai Lwin Oo, the administrator of Nay Pyi Taw zoological garden.... 65

Ashin Wirathu’s silent preaching a legal issue, officer says
Mar 24, 2017
The ’silent preaching’ by high-profile Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu has now sparked a legal debate.... 76

Indawgyi lake to be preserved
Mar 23, 2017
A museum which will include a lecture hall will be built in Lon Ton village behind Indawgyi lake during the next fiscal year to help preserve Indawgyi lake and wildlife sanctuary, which is locat... 95

Rare Species of Tapir Handed Over
Mar 23, 2017
Colonel Naing Tin Nwe, tactical operations commander, handed over an endangered species of tapir to U Tin Tun, deputy director of the Kawthoung district forestry department on Wednesday morning ... 88

Beach hotels double prices during Thingyan
Mar 23, 2017
The rates of hotels during Thingyan holiday went up 50 per cent, as local travelers flocked to beaches, according to an announcement on mm. The price doubled from advanced bookings, ... 79

Right to collect entrance fee at Inle Lake fetches over Ks 3 billion at auction
Mar 22, 2017
The right to collect entrance and zone fees at Inle Lake from foreigners in the next fiscal year 2017-2018 reportedly fetched over Ks 3 billion at auction.... 83

Delegation led by Secretary of Philippines Agriculture visits Nay Pyi Taw
Mar 21, 2017
A delegation led by Secretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, Mr. Emmanuei F.Pinol visited the white elephants house at the foot of Uppatasanti Pagoda yesterday morning.... 99

Nursing students happy with govt’s deal
Mar 21, 2017
The Nursing University Student’s Union (NUSU) got most of what they had demanded from the government after negotiating with the Ministry of Health and Sports last week.... 71

First Myanmar Annual Lighting Festival
Mar 20, 2017
A tunnel of light created with millions of LED lights was one of over 60 lighting displays at the First Myanmar Annual Lighting Festival, which opened last night at People’s Park in Yangon... 195

600 star tortoises to be released to Minsontaung Sanctuary
Mar 20, 2017
PLANS are underway to release hundreds of star tortoises (Geochelone Platynota) to the Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary next year, said Dr Kalyar of Turtle Survival Alliance. This is the fourth tim... 84

100-year-old office building abandoned after earthquake in Taikkyi
Mar 20, 2017
A 100-year-old office building was abandoned after a strong 13 March earthquake hit Taikkyi, the northernmost township of Yangon and destroyed several structures including homes, offices and rel... 74

MOFA celebrates 70th Anniversary
Mar 18, 2017
A ceremony to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a gala dinner were held on the lawn of the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday evening.... 107

Ministry to hear out nursing students
Mar 18, 2017
THE Ministry of Health and Sports will talk to nursing students who staged a protest on March 15, its permanent secretary Dr Thet Khaing Win said. ... 82

U Ko Ni court case scheduled for next week
Mar 18, 2017
Alleged gunman Kyi Lin, co-conspirators Aung Win Zaw and Zeya Phyo, and a newly revealed suspect —Aung Win Tun — appeared yesterday at Yangon’s Northern District Court in Insein township, ... 104

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