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Jun 19, 2019
Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban over revealing photos
MEDIA
A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal agains...
May 23, 2019
The Zero Band
MEDIA
This is the chorus from the song named “No Chance.” The song from the album named One by the band The Zero is about a person left only with pain and a cup of ice-cold coffee as his or her love fli...
May 21, 2019
Myanmar to celebrate motion picture industry
MEDIA
Myanmar is preparing to organize a grand centenary celebration of its motion picture industry on Oct. 13, Xinhua reported. The centenary celebration will be launched with the aim of portraying the...
May 06, 2019
Lawt Aung’s ‘beautiful orchestra’
MEDIA
Passion and enthusiasm drive a Kachin violinist who achieved his dream of establishing a youth string orchestra from scratch. WHEN LAMAI Lawt Aung decided in 2013 that he wanted to form a string or...
May 04, 2019
Myanmar-China To Coproduce Film About Bagan Ancient City
MEDIA
A Myanmar branch of a Chinese mining company and a university from China's Yunnan Province reached a cooperation framework agreement in Yangon Tuesday on building the Lancang-Mekong International Voca...
Apr 28, 2019
K - Wonder Music Festival
MEDIA
This year the first ever Korean R&B Concert will be coming to Myanmar! K-Wonder Music Festival is coming to The One Entertainment Event Park on 3rd of May 2019. The event will be from 6PM onwards. ...
Apr 26, 2019
Thais campaign to stop ‘hurting’ monks through unhealthy food offerings
MEDIA
Health and religious authoritiesin Thailandleadacampaign to raise awareness on skyrocketing obesity amongmonksand urge Buddhist devotees to be mindful of thefood they prepare for them. To help Buddhi...
Apr 15, 2019
Documentaries By Myanmar, China’s Youths Screened In Myanmar
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Documentaries made by a group of youths from Myanmar and China on China's Yunnan province were screened in Myanmar's Yangon on Friday. Under the training program "Future Communicator", a group of n...
Mar 14, 2019
TUBORG Music Festival
MEDIA
Tuborg Music Festival is coming to Yangon, the event will be a place for music enthusiasts to party and have fun. Tuborg a well-known global brand, entered Myanmar in 2015 and since then, Tuborg ha...
Feb 19, 2019
Line Walker-2 employs local talent as filming continues near Shwedagon Pagoda
MEDIA
CAST and crew of the Hong Kong film Line Walker-2 continued filming scenes of the action thriller at the eastern entrance of Shwedagon Pagoda yesterday. Young Myanmar actors involved in the film...
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Jun 13, 2019
Yangon Inviting Foreign Investors to Help Provide Low-Cost Housing
BUSINESS
The Yangon Regional Government will implement low-cost housing for people who do not have a home; individuals in this situation will only need to pay for the apartment, not the land. U Phyo Min The...
Jun 11, 2019
Local gold price likely to slip further: gold traders
BUSINESS
TRACKING the drop in the price of gold globally, the yellow metal is likely to continue its slide in the domestic market, said U Ohn Myaing, General Secretary, Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs Associa...
Jun 11, 2019
Gem sale in local currency continues in Nay Pyi Taw
BUSINESS
THE third day of a sale of gems and jades in the local currency continued at the Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, putting up 260 gem lots and 3,108 jade lots for sale through an o...
Jun 08, 2019
Japan-backed Thilawa special economic zone expanding
BUSINESS
YANGON — A Japan-backed special economic zone in Myanmar is expanding as an alternative production hub for China and Viet Nam, attracting growing numbers of Japanese and other foreign firms to...
Jun 06, 2019
Myanmar in Talks with Authorities from China
BUSINESS
Myanmar is currently having discussions with authorities from Yunnan province and Shanghai province in order to export agricultural and livestock products from the Yangon market, said U Phyo Min Thein...
May 31, 2019
MNA air tickets to be sold at 15% discount at Travel Fair 2019
BUSINESS
Prices of domestic and international plane tickets will be sold at a 15% discount at Travel Fair 2019 of Myanmar National Airlines (MNA). Travel Fair 2019 will be held at Myanmar Plaza in Yangon o...
May 27, 2019
Myanmar fish breeders need to adhere to GAqP for EU market
BUSINESS
AS Myanmar’s farmed fish is now allowed for exporting to the European Union, breeders are preparing to follow requirements to ensure Myanmar fishery products meet the regulations of importing ...
May 27, 2019
Mobile Tax Payment System Expected to Start in June
BUSINESS
The Internal Revenue Department expects to launch an electronic payment system for small taxpayers in June this year, according to Daw Khaing Khaing Win, Deputy Director of Information and Technology ...
May 24, 2019
ENI to start oil exploration process in Magwe this year
BUSINESS
Italian oil and gas company Eni Myanmar B.V (ENI) will commence oil exploration in onshore block RSF-5 located in Magawe Region by the end of the year, the company announced on May 20. Explorat...
May 24, 2019
MPT Books and Putet Comics Join Forces to Provide Expanded Content
BUSINESS
On May 15, 2019, MPT Books announced that they had successfully joined forces with Putet Comics, Myanmar’s most popular publisher of graphic novels. This move expands MPT Books’ content choices, e...
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Jun 19, 2019

Mandalay NLD holds feast in honour of Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday
GENERAL
In honour of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's 74th birthday, National League for Democracy (NLD) Party in Mandalay held a feast open for free to the public at the southern part of Mandalay moat o...
Jun 19, 2019

Magway region holds tree planting ceremony for cooler temperatures
GENERAL
MAGWAY-With the goal of reducing temperatures, a tree planting ceremony was held yesterday in Chauk and Yenanchaung Townships which are the two hottest zones in Magway Region. The Magway Region Ch...
Jun 19, 2019

Only one YBS company pays off debts: Yangon Chief Minister
GENERAL
Only the loan taken by one bus company for the purchase of buses has been paid , said Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein to media after the session of region parliament on June 18. “Two...
Jun 19, 2019

Loikaw police bans farmers from ploughing
GENERAL
LOIKAW-About 50 police members banned farmers from ploughing on confiscated military-owned land near Lwetamu village in Loikaw Township, Kayah State yesterday afternoon. Nearly 100 farmers confron...
Jun 19, 2019

Myanmar’s hard-line monks rail against Suu Kyi
GENERAL
Ultra-nationalist monks in Myanmar accepted a cash donation from the military on Monday while condemning Aung San Suu Kyi and her government for allowing Rohingya Muslims to enter the country "illega...
Jun 17, 2019

Over 100 small Buddha statues found in collapsed pagoda in Ingapu
GENERAL
Over 100 small statues are discovered from a collapsed old pagoda in Ingapu, Ayeyawady Region, by villagers on 15 June. The villagers found the different size of Buddha statues together with oth...
Jun 17, 2019

5th International Yoga Day celebrated at Yangon stadium
GENERAL
A celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga was organized on June 15 in Yangon with a mass yoga demonstration at Thuwunna National indoor stadium. Hundreds of people took part running throu...
Jun 17, 2019

Greased palms and discrimination at the passport office
GENERAL
Applying for a passport ought to be straightforward for any citizen, but those who are of mixed ancestry or belong to minority faiths are humiliated and extorted by officials. It was a busy Monda...
Jun 17, 2019

Total, Siemens propose scaled-back LNG project in Tanintharyi
GENERAL
YANGON — The European consortium behind a 1,230-megawatt power project in Tanintharyi Region has proposed scaling back its plans amid stalled talks with the government over financial terms. Howev...
Jun 17, 2019

Dengue fever kills eight in Yangon in five months
GENERAL
In the first five months of 2019, there were 670 reported dengue transmission cases and eight deaths in Yangon Region, said Dr. Myo Thant , deputy head of the Yangon Region Public Health Department. ...
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