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Sep 19, 2017
Opening ceremony of Myanmar Democracy Festival contests for film, music, fine arts, concerts and anyeint held
MEDIA
A ceremony to open the Myanmar democracy festival contests for film, music, fine arts, concerts and anyeint was held at the National Theatre on Myoma Kyaung Street, Yangon at 6 pm yesterday. T...
Sep 17, 2017
Viet Nam, Myanmar show beauty in acrylic paintings
MEDIA
Twenty-nine paintings of Viet Nam and 23 of Myanmar showing the charm and beauty of both countries are displayed at National Theatre in Yangon. For the third time the Myanmar-Viet Nam art exhi...
Sep 15, 2017
Film Festival in honour of Democracy Day kicks off
MEDIA
A scene in “The Great Myanmar”, one of the five films to be shown during Myanmar Democracy Day on 15 September, is based on the history of Buddhism and Buddhist culture......
Sep 12, 2017
Films in honour of Democracy Day to be shown at 47 cinemas nationwide for seven days
MEDIA
The Myanmar Democracy Film Festival will be launched on 15th September, showing five films at 47 cinemas nationwide from 15 to 21 September. People can enjoy the films free of charge on 15th Sep...
Sep 07, 2017
Festival in honour of Democracy Day presents special film in 3-D “Glittering with Gold in the Sunlight”
MEDIA
The Myanmar Festival held in honour of Democracy Day on 15 September will present special shows on films, music and Myanmar traditional performance troupes called “Anyeint”, under the arrang...
Sep 06, 2017
"Lat Khat Than" exhibition kicks off in Yangon
MEDIA
"Lat Khat Than" exhibition kicks off at the National Museum in Yangon on 5th September 2017, showcasing products from Myanmar traditional weaving....
Sep 04, 2017
Peace music festival 2017 continues in Nay Pyi Taw
MEDIA
Level-1 of the Peace music festival 2017 was held at MRTV studio in Tatkon Township, Nay Pyi Taw yesterday evening, attended by Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint, member of Nay Pyi Taw ...
Sep 01, 2017
Thai Films Delegation to Myanmar a success
MEDIA
The Thai Films Delegation to Myanmar was held at the Novotel Max Yangon Hotel in Kamaryut Township, Yangon on 28 August from 10 am to 5 pm....
Jul 28, 2017
Myanmar Democracy Film Festival to feature five films
MEDIA
On the first day of the democracy film festival, 46 cinemas throughout Myanmar will show five films free of charge, accompanied by traditional anyenit (comedy) shows and dances, it was announced ...
Jul 26, 2017
Myanmar to compete in Miss Global World 2017
MEDIA
The Miss Global Myanmar Organisation announced yesterday that Myanmar will participate in the 5th Miss Global 2017 beauty pageant. In their press conference in Yangon’s Orchid Hotel yesterda...
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Sep 17, 2017
8,000 Miners Await Legislation
BUSINESS
8,000 jade and gem­stone mining licens­es have not been renewed since the govern­ment ceased issuing and renewing them in July 2016. In their effort to reform the 1995 Gemstone Law, the NLD-led ...
Sep 17, 2017
YSX Trade Up After Sluggish Monsoon Months
BUSINESS
Yangon Stock Ex­change’s (YSX) trade volume reached K2.3 billion in August, K1 billion more than the previous month. Trade peaked in March at K3 billion and has since slowed, volume each month a...
Sep 15, 2017
United Amara Bank to issue 15,000 Visa cards this year
BUSINESS
UNITED Amara Bank (UAB), one of the largest financial institutions in Myanmar, will issue more than 15,000 Visa credit cards by the end of this year, says Christopher Loh, the bank’s chief executive...
Sep 15, 2017
Work starts on giant food warehouse in Thilawa
BUSINESS
Metro Wholesale, which reportedly has over 750 wholesale centres in 25 countries, has started work on the construction of a warehouse in Thilawa Industrial Zone. Tiparayat Kaewsringarm, deputy CEO o...
Sep 15, 2017
Yangon promised cut-price fuel
BUSINESS
The government will import and sell liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to 150,000 households in Yangon Region by the end of December, according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. Yangon resident...
Sep 15, 2017
More parking lots to be built on Yangon-Mandalay Highway
BUSINESS
Authorities are choosing the plots of land to construct international- standard parking lots on Yangon-Mandalay highway, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday. The rest camps will...
Sep 12, 2017
SQFT Properties to Hold Real Estate Events in Myanmar
BUSINESS
A Singaporean real estate agent, SQFT Global Properties, has announced that it is hosting events for Myan­mar buyers, to promote two new high-rise condo­minium projects in Bang­kok. The MUNIQ co...
Sep 12, 2017
Property taxes worth less than a cup of tea
BUSINESS
Bi-annual property taxes paid by many urban residents in Myanmar are merely worth the price of two cups of tea, according to an August study conducted by Yangon-based Renaissance Institute, which is f...
Sep 09, 2017
Dried fish market cools due to lower demand
BUSINESS
The local dried fish market remains cool because of lower demand from regions and scarcity of the fish, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday. “This is rainy season, and...
Sep 07, 2017
CBM to Limit Foreign Currencies, Especially at Border Gates
BUSINESS
The Central Bank of Myanmar an­nounced an inten­tion to limit the use of foreign currencies at the nation’s several border trading posts. To strengthen the Kyat against the Baht, Yuan, and Doll...
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Sep 19, 2017

World Bamboo Day event in Yangon
GENERAL
A World Bamboo Day event was held in Excel River View Hotel, Thanlyin Township, Yangon Region yesterday where Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win and He...
Sep 19, 2017

People protests against ARSA terrorists, foreign interference in Rakhine issue
GENERAL
People staged a protest in downtown Yangon yesterday against ARSA extremist terrorists and interference of foreign countries in Rakhine issue. Holding placards and State flags, the protesters ga...
Sep 19, 2017

Survey on recommendations for Rakhine State launched
GENERAL
A committee on implementing recommendations on Rakhine State launched a survey trip yesterday to Rakhine State and met displaced persons from conflict areas in Maungtaw Township sheltering in K...
Sep 19, 2017

Bengali terrorist acts run into difficulties in maintaining harmony between communities
GENERAL
Bengali terrorist acts committing in Rakhine State ran into difficulties in maintaining harmony between different communities, Nyi Pu, Rakhine State Chief Minister, said. The remark of Rakhine Stat...
Sep 19, 2017

State Counselor to address the nation
GENERAL
State Counselor Aung San Suu kyi will be addressing the nation with a televised speech this morning at 10 a.m. on September 19. LED boards and TVs have been set up in major cities around the countr...
Sep 19, 2017

Unity plays leading role in proving truth in Rakhine issue: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing
GENERAL
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, called on high ranking military officials pursuing legal studies at Defence Service Academy in PyinOoLwin to try to have unity t...
Sep 17, 2017

5th Anniversary Publishing of Myanmar B2b MM celebration
GENERAL
A ceremony "The Wooden Talk by Myanmar business Heroes" to mark 5th Anniversary Publishing of Myanmar B2B Management Magazine was held at Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce an...
Sep 17, 2017

Tourism in Mandalay sees increase in arrivals in early peak season
GENERAL
WITH the introducing of new Mandalay-Bangkok-Yangon and Mandalay-Hong Kong flights at Mandalay International Airport, the number of international visitors to the country has significantly increa...
Sep 17, 2017

Continuous research on star tortoises conducts in Shwesettaw Wildlife Sanctuary
GENERAL
RESEARCH programme has been continued by the Forest Department, Wildlife Conservation Society’s Myanmar Program and Turtle Survival Alliance in Shwesettaw Wildlife Sanctuary, observing natural...
Sep 17, 2017

Ethnics, Muslims get aids
GENERAL
Foods were provided to the villages of ethnic people and the villages of people of Islamic faith in northern Rakhine State by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and Rakhine ...
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