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Nov 27, 2018
Upcoming Entertainment programmes and stage shows in December
MEDIA
There will be many entertainment programme and stage shows in coming December. Advertisements for these shows have been put up and tickets are being sold. The shows include stage shows by vocalists an...
Nov 16, 2018
Famous singers to join Chatrium Hotel New Year Eve party
MEDIA
Chatrium Hotel brings this New Year with “Mamma Mia Story” with performances by famous singers Chit kaung, Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein, Phyo Pyae Sone and Jewel. Tickts are sold in advance and enjoy inte...
Nov 13, 2018
Miss World Myanmar leaves for China
MEDIA
Miss World Myanmar 2018 winner Hanthi left for China on November 9 to represent Myanmar in Miss World competition, sources said. She will perform activities Miss World organization along with other...
Nov 10, 2018
Memory! Festival: old movies that couldn’t be more current
MEDIA
YANGON — The sixth Memory! International Film Festival, happening in Yangon from November 9 to 18, will focus on press freedom and democracy. Its goal is to connect the challenges of the past with t...
Nov 06, 2018
Myanmar Music Wave 2018 to be held in December
MEDIA
The concert is scheduled to be held on December 21 and 22 at Thuwunnabhumi Event Park. The show will include a variety of performers from popular musical genres such as rock, hip hop and pop with t...
Nov 03, 2018
An interview with actress Shwe Hmone Yati
MEDIA
Since her teenage years, Shwe Hmone Yati has been a part of the entertainment community and emerged as a successful actress. She speaks with Eleven Media Entertainment Editor Lin Lin Khine about her c...
Oct 05, 2018
Kyaw Thu, Founder of FFSS, lodges solo protest
MEDIA
Kyaw Thu, Chairman of Free Funeral Service Society, staged a solo protest in support of giving back the nationalized land to the original owner who is alive on October 4. “I staged a solo protes...
Sep 24, 2018
DISCUSSION ON MAKING: EXPERTS MEET FOR MAKING GOOD MOVIE
MEDIA
A Panel Discussion on Making Good Movie took place at the Film Development Centre on Sunday. The discussion in Yangon focused on the pre-production process, the first and crucial stage in a movie/f...
Sep 22, 2018
FILM FESTIVAL: 17 EUROPEAN FILMS TO BE ON DISPLAY FROM 21-30 SEPTEMBER
MEDIA
The European Film Festival is back again in Yangon with its 27th edition. The festival was organized by the delegation of the European Union to Myanmar and the Goethe Institute Myanmar with the su...
Sep 14, 2018
Race to restore Myanmar’s film classics for a second screening
MEDIA
The restoration of a 1934 black-and-white action movie, famed for high-octane stunts including a hot-air balloon escape and a jungle shootout against teakwood thieves, has energised efforts to salvage...
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Dec 07, 2018
ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting Adopts Three Vital Documents For The ASEAN Workers - Kula Segaran
BUSINESS
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--4 Dec--Bernama-AsiaNet/InfoQuest The 25th ASEAN Labour Ministers' Meeting and its Related Meetings / Conference which concluded on 29 November 2018 have adopted th...
Dec 05, 2018
Myanmar loses out on forex losses as domestic debt rises
BUSINESS
External debt over the last year has risen as a result of the higher dollar exchange rate, according to the Public Accounts Joint Committee report which was submitted to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw by secretar...
Nov 30, 2018
Myanmar’s own Henry Ford
BUSINESS
After reading an article in a newspaper in 2013 about cars powered by motorcycle engines in India, 33-year-old inventor U Zaw Myo Oo in Meiktila, Mandalay Region, was inspired to build a tangerine-col...
Nov 29, 2018
KPO plans to sell Honda Jet aircrafts in Myanmar
BUSINESS
Myanmar is planning to introduce Honda Jet aircrafts for the tourism sector and will begin sales if aircrafts are allowed to sell commercially in the country, according to KPO Co. Ltd, the authorized ...
Nov 28, 2018
RGO47 set to ride on Myanmar’s e commerce boom
BUSINESS
This would create massive opportunities for local e-commerce platforms including rgo47, according to Aye Chan, chief strategic officer of Royal Golden Owls Co which runs the platform. “This [e-co...
Nov 24, 2018
Central Bank greenlights corporate loans by foreign banks
BUSINESS
Myanmar’s Central Bank says companies will have to raise corporate governance standards before they can benefit from its decision allowing them to borrow from foreign banks. THE CENTRAL BANK of...
Nov 24, 2018
Pope Jai spearheads hiring the disabled in S’Pore
BUSINESS
PEOPLE WITH disabilities in Singapore no longer need have concerns about their future thanks to the hiring practices of a social enterprise running a Thai restaurant in the heart of the city where ind...
Nov 16, 2018
Mineral Development Bank to provide loans to gems, mineral SMEs
BUSINESS
Myanmar yesterday opened the first Mineral Development Bank (MDB) to provide banking services to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the gems and mineral sector. “The MDB was established ...
Nov 13, 2018
Gems, jade stones put up for auction in Nay Pyi Taw
BUSINESS
RAW gems and utility jade are being put up for auction in the local currency at the Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw from 12 to 17 November. On Monday morning, raw gems and jade were display...
Nov 13, 2018
Jade traders call for WeChat ban
BUSINESS
Jade traders in Mandalay say the use of WeChat by Chinese brokers is hurting business and want the use of the social media app to be banned. JADE TRADERS in Mandalay have launched a campaign to ban...
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Dec 10, 2018

Hotel workers protest against dismissal in Bagan
GENERAL
About 100 people staged a protest in Bagan on the evening of December 8 as the government fails to negotiate the dismissal of workers from Tharapar Hotel in Bagan and puts pressure on them to close th...
Dec 10, 2018

Amnesty calls for the freeing of jailed Kachin anti-war activists
GENERAL
The human rights NGO Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of three Kachin peace activists jailed for defaming the military. A judge in Myitkyina found the two men and one woma...
Dec 10, 2018

Myanmar court to hear Reuters reporters appeal this month
GENERAL
A Myanmar court will hear the appeal later this month of two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, a lawyer has said. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found g...
Dec 07, 2018

In northern Rakhine State, a standoff over citizenship guarantees
GENERAL
A standoff over citizenship guarantees and concerns about safety have diminished the likelihood of large-scale repatriation, with government officials saying Rohingya demands are “impossible”....
Dec 07, 2018

Kachin youth activists handed prison sentences for ‘defaming’ the Tatmadaw
GENERAL
YANGON — Three Kachin youth activists who led anti-war protests earlier this year in Myitkyina were each sentenced on Friday to six months in prison and each fined K500,000 for ‘defaming’ the My...
Dec 07, 2018

Rohingya sent back to Myanmar camps in 'acute need': UNHCR
GENERAL
YANGON — Rohingya Muslims who paid hundreds of dollars to flee squalid Myanmar camps by boat are destitute since they were stopped at sea and returned, the UN refugee agency told AFP on Friday. I...
Dec 07, 2018

Thousands of women from Shan, Kachin forced into marriage in China, says study
GENERAL
Thousands of vulnerable women and girls from northern Myanmar are being trafficked to China and forced to marry, a study said Friday, offering a rare look at an issue that grips the conflict-hit borde...
Dec 06, 2018

Singapore police investigating fake Myanmar currency
GENERAL
Singapore police are investigating 18 moneychangers who they believe are involved in possessing fake Myanmar currency, the police said in a media release on Thursday according to Channel News Asia. ...
Dec 06, 2018

A frank chat with Kayin Chief Minister Nan Khin Htwe Myint: part 2
GENERAL
In this second and concluding part of our interview, Kayin State Chief Minister Nan Khin Htwe Myint discusses the drug menace besetting the state and the government’s efforts to address it. She also...
Dec 06, 2018

Dugong found dead at Chaung Thar Beach
GENERAL
Locals found a dead body of a Dugong, an endangered species, in front of Shwe Hinthar Hotel in Chaung Thar Beach, Pathein district on the morning of December 5, sources said. The body measured abou...
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