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A whirlwind hits Inya Lake
Jul 19, 2018
A whirlwind hit Inya Lake on the morning of July 17 but no damage has been reported, said locals. The whirlwind lasted for about two minutes, sources said. “It emerged about 300 meters away fr... 13

Meiktila hiking team climbs 6,020 ft.-high mountain
Jul 18, 2018
A mountaineering team from Meiktila, Mandalay Region, has successfully climbed the Elephant Mountain, which is 6,020 feet high, in Thazi Township, Mandalay Region, on 15 July at 11am. The Meikt... 35

China Cultural Center Opened in Myanmar
Jul 18, 2018
The China Cultural Center was opened here on Saturday, aiming at promoting bilateral cooperation and culture exchange between the two counties. Chinese Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism Li Ji... 34

Challenges facing Rakhine State and future tasks for socio-economic development highlighted
Jul 18, 2018
State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi discussed challenges facing Rakhine State and future tasks for improving socio-economic projects with Chairman Dr Surakiart Sat... 23

Tanintharyi River swell and floods
Jul 18, 2018
Tanintharyi- Low lying areas of town were flooded when Tanintharyi River swelled beyond danger levels on July 15. “Low lying areas such as Shwe Leikpyar road, Toechae 1st,2nd,3rd and 5th streets in... 31

Rumour claims four domestic airlines stop their services
Jul 18, 2018
Rumours surfaced that four domestic airlines including Air Bagan and Apex Airlines had stopped their services. The alleged four are Air Bagan, Apex Airlines, Asian Wings Airways and FMI Air.... 28

Approval Process for Live Cattle Export Needs to be Shortened
Jul 17, 2018
A regular meeting between Vice Present of Myanmar, and the countries business leaders was held July 6, 2018. Present at this meeting, was U Sein Aye Maung, President of Magway Region Chamber of Commer... 66

Myanmar Government Steps in to Curb Surging Fuel Prices
Jul 17, 2018
The Myanmar Government started selling 3 million gallons of gasoline at 8 state-owned gas stations on July 1, to control possible price hikes amid fears that local fuel costs will follow the surging g... 53

Yangon Among the Fastest 4G Cities in East Asia: OpenSignal
Jul 17, 2018
In the last year, OpenSignal has ramped up its coverage in East Asia, introducing new State of Mobile Networks reports for Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. [Editor’s Not... 63

Yangon-Mandalay railway monitoring system to be installed via Japanese aid
Jul 17, 2018
Train monitoring system (TMS) will be carried out in Yangon-Mandalay railway using a loan from official development assistance (ODA) from Japan, according to Ministry of Transportation and Communica... 62

Travellers worry about more landslides in Dawna mountain road
Jul 17, 2018
More rains are expected in Myawady-Kawkareik new Asia road and travellers are worried about more landslides occurring along Dawna mountain road. Landslides occurred in some parts of the mountain ro... 58

Ananda ramps up network expansion
Jul 17, 2018
ANANDA, Myanmar’s first high-speed data-only provider, plans to intensify its rollout of its 4G+ network in major cities including Yangon and Mandalay, said Alan Sinfield, the firm’s new chief exe... 64

Yangon Gallery launches online art sale
Jul 15, 2018
THE Yangon Gallery has launched its online art sale for art lovers and collectors in anticipation of increasing the sale of art online during the monsoon period between July and September. The n... 81

New-design concrete wall to protect banks against erosion
Jul 15, 2018
THE Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System (Mandalay Region) said it has built retaining walls in Amarapura and Ngazun townships in Mandalay Region using a new design fo... 74

Panglong talks end on a positive note
Jul 15, 2018
after five days of talks at the third round of the 21st Century Panglong Conference, participants have agreed on 14 points involving politics, social affairs, the economy, land issues and environmenta... 67

Myanmar’s need for a shared long-term vision
Jul 15, 2018
U Thant Myint-U has called for a shared long-term vision for Myanmar. The historian, writer and conservationist was speaking on the 8 July at the "Yaw Mingyi Zayat" roundtable organized by the In... 67

Award-winning chef Thae Thae Zaw sets sights on SE Asian competition
Jul 15, 2018
Hilton Vocational Training graduate Ms Thae Thae Zaw’s dream came true when she won gold medal for plated dessert display at the 2018 Myanmar Culinary Arts Competition in July. She now has her eyes ... 55

Hpakant landslide kills at least 15 and injuries around 40
Jul 15, 2018
At least 15 people were killed and around 40 others injured in a landslide at Mahar Gem block near Sankhar village in Lonekhin village-tract in Hpakant Township in Kachin State on July 14, according t... 57

Kyi Lin says he shot Ko Ni in fear of being killed
Jul 14, 2018
Gunman Kyi Lin testified in court yesterday that he had to shoot advocate Ko Ni at Yangon International Airport at close range in fear of being killed and he also said that he had no wish for the deat... 119

Talk of signing NCA or not is premature, says Maj. Gen. Gum Maw
Jul 14, 2018
Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) Vice-Chairman Maj. Gen. Gum Maw said that it was premature to talk about the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) or not. “It is premature to... 89

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