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Apr 12, 2018
Myanmar to establish a movie studio and skill training school
MEDIA
Myanmar is planning to establish a movie studio and skill training school in Nay Pyi Taw for development of the country's movie industry, Xinhua has reported. The establishment of the school is to ...
Apr 08, 2018
Mrs. Tourism Beauty Queen Myingyan 2018 held in Myingyan
MEDIA
THE Grand Final of Mrs. Tourism Beauty Queen Myingyan 2018, organized by Myanmar Beauty Pageant Organization was held in Myingyan, Mandalay Region yesterday. Altogether 35 contestants took par...
Apr 05, 2018
MRTV, winners of Peace Music Festival, to perform at National Landmarks Garden on 8 April
MEDIA
THE Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV) staff and winners of the Peace Music Festival will perform at the National Landmarks Garden in Nay Pyi Taw on 8 April. The move is aimed at attracting loc...
Mar 28, 2018
Commemoration preparations of 800th anniversary of Mogok city
MEDIA
A COMMEMORATION of the 800th anniversary of Mogok city will be held on 29 to 31 March at the Mhone Field in Mogok city. One of the intentions of the anniversary celebration is to develop the ge...
Mar 28, 2018
MRTV refutes Academy Award winner’s statements
MEDIA
MYANMA Radio and Television held a press conference yesterday in Yangon to refute statements made by pianist Sandayar Tin Win Hlaing on state-run television. At the press conference, Director-Ge...
Mar 26, 2018
Oneness Kachin Charity Fashion Show staged in Yangon
MEDIA
YANGON- With the aim for supporting war refugees from Kachin and Shan States and disaster-hit regions, Oneness Charity Fashion Show yesterday was held at the Taw Win Garden Hotel in Yangon jointly org...
Mar 25, 2018
Yangon hosts puppet performers from nine countries
MEDIA
FOR the first time, Yangon hosted a puppet performance show with participants from nine countries at the National Theatre in Dagon Township yesterday. The event was coordinated by the Ministry f...
Mar 24, 2018
Winners of Academy Awards for 2017
MEDIA
Eleven Academy Awards for 2017 and one lifetime achievement award were presented artistes at the Academy Awards Presentation yesterday in Yangon....
Mar 24, 2018
State Counsellor attends Myanmar Academy Awards event in Yangon
MEDIA
STATE Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended the Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Awards event last night in Yangon, during which she presented awards for outstanding Aachievemnt in film and the...
Mar 23, 2018
Colorful Thingyan Makeup Creation Contest 2018 brings out the best in make-up designer
MEDIA
CITY Mart Supermarket’s Thingyan Makeup Creation Contest 2018 was held at City Mart in Myaynigone Township on 18 March 2018. The makeup artist Nyi Nyi Maung (Sanchaung) chose the three finali...
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Apr 19, 2018
Foreign companies eye investment in YBS
BUSINESS
FOREIGN companies have expressed interest to invest in the Yangon Bus Service (YBS), according to a report in Myawady Daily yesterday. “Recently, Malaysia- and China-based foreign companies ...
Apr 19, 2018
Singapore becomes top investor in Myanmar last FY
BUSINESS
SINGAPORE brought in foreign direct investment (FDI) worth US$2.16 billion with 42 projects last fiscal year (FY), according to official figures released by the Directorate of Investment and Com...
Apr 19, 2018
Foreign companies to enter Myanmar insurance sector
BUSINESS
FOREIGN insurance companies will be allowed to operate in Myanmar for the development of the Myanmar insurance sector, according to a report in Myawady Daily yesterday. The Myanmar insurance se...
Apr 19, 2018
Myanmar creating new destinations to attract tourists
BUSINESS
Myanmar's Hotels and Tourism Ministry is striving to promote tourism by developing new modes of tourism and creating new tourist destinations. The ministry has permitted about 1,628 hotels and gues...
Apr 19, 2018
Average inflation rate hits 4.03 pc in March
BUSINESS
The average inflation rate in March was 4.03 per cent, with the highest rates reported in Rakhine and Mandalay and the lowest in the Union Territory, according to the figures released by the Central S...
Apr 19, 2018
First global vision for digital industry unveiled
BUSINESS
Huawei Technologies Co, a Chinese ICT giant, on Tuesday released its first-ever Global Industry Vision 2025 report during its global analysis summit 2018. William Xu, director of the Board and chie...
Apr 18, 2018
YSH partners with IFC, Norfund to develop $28m power project
BUSINESS
YOMA STRATEGIC Holdings Ltd (YSH) has joined with International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Norfund to invest US$28 million in Yoma Micro Power Pte Ltd, which will implement solar power plants and m...
Apr 18, 2018
ADB urges Myanmar to further liberalise business regulations
BUSINESS
Though Myanmar has liberalised some policies in recent years to attract more foreign direct investment, its FDI regulations are more restrictive than in most peer economies in Southeast Asia, accordin...
Apr 18, 2018
Yara bullish on Myanmar’s agricultural growth
BUSINESS
YARA International, a leading fertiliser company with operations in more than 60 markets, is confident of doing well in Myanmar’s agriculture sector because of the country’s current low productivi...
Apr 18, 2018
Huawei celebrates its journey of success at 15th Analyst Summit
BUSINESS
In the 15th annual Global Analyst Summit held in Shenzhen, China on April 17, Huawei shared its vision and plans for the dynamic and digital “intelligent world” as one of its leading pioneers. ...
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Apr 19, 2018

Police arrest counterfeit money makers, seize printer
GENERAL
FOUR people allegedly involved in the manufacture of counterfeit currency were arrested from an area controlled by Kanyutkwin Police Station, Pyu Township, Bago Region, at 7 p.m. last Wednesday...
Apr 19, 2018

Employee housing project to be implemented in Mandalay in 2018-2019 FY
GENERAL
THE Mandalay Region Urban and Housing Development Department is planning to implement the employee housing scheme in eight townships from mid-2018, said U Thet Naing, director of Urban and Housi...
Apr 19, 2018

RELIGIOUS OCCASION: THE SACRED HAIR RELIC CONVEYING CEREMONY
GENERAL
The Buddha’s sacred hair relic of Batataung Pagoda was conveyed to Shwedagon Pagoda for public obeisance on April 19th. The grand ceremony was joined by 4500 members of All Sect-Sangha, 500 members ...
Apr 19, 2018

RICE OFFERING HLAINGTHAYA NLD OFFICE HOLDS 7TH RICE OFFERING CEREMONY
GENERAL
A National League for Democracy (NLD) office in Hlaingthaya Township offered rice to monks and nuns of the township on Wednesday afternoon. The office’s annual rice offering has now reached the 7th ...
Apr 19, 2018

Myanmar’s Permanent Representative rejects groundless accusations that sexual violence was used as a strategy to force Muslims to flee homes
GENERAL
Myanmar delegation categorically rejected the groundless accusations that sexual violence had been used as a strategy to force Muslim people to flee their homes, said Ambassador U Hau Do Suan Permanen...
Apr 19, 2018

Migrant workers return to their jobs in Thailand
GENERAL
Myawady – Myanmar migrant workers, who came back to Myanmar to play Thingyan festival, returned to their jobs in Thailand from April 18 via Friendship Bridge, sources said. They are not charged f...
Apr 19, 2018

Final exam results of basic education schools to be announced on April 22
GENERAL
The final examination results of basic education schools for the year 2017-2018 will be announced on April 22, 2018 and 9th Standard students (external) will be announced on May 23 respectively. The...
Apr 19, 2018

26 die in Thingyan Water Festival
GENERAL
Myanmar saw 247 crimes and accidents during the Thingyan Water Festival this year, leaving 26 people dead and 161 others injured, according to Myanmar Police Force. During the festival period, nin...
Apr 19, 2018

Paung Laung river crowded with visitors on Myanmar New Year
GENERAL
PAUNG LAUNG river in Zeyathiri, Nay Pyi Taw, was packed with thousands of holidaymakers on the first day of the Myanmar New Year. Visitors came from the nearest townships on motorcycles or in ...
Apr 19, 2018

ACCIDENTS IN THINGYAN: SITTWE GENERAL HOSPITAL RECEIVED 118 INJURED
GENERAL
One people died and 117 injured in Sittwe of Rakhine State during Myanmar Thingyan Water Festival from 13th to 16th, according to the data of the emergency department of Sittwe General Hospital. Am...
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