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Aug 09, 2018
15TH ANNIVERSARY: GITAMEIT MUSIC INSTITUTE ORGANIZED A MUSIC CONCERT
MEDIA
Aiming to mark the 15th anniversary of Gitameit Music Institute, a Pwe Khinn Tha music concert was organized with the performances of students from the institute in Yangon, Sunday. Gitameit Music I...
Jul 11, 2018
QUIZ SHOW: QUIZS ON CHINESE TELEVISION SERIES BROADCASTED BY MRTV HELD
MEDIA
Quiz on Chinese television series broadcasted by MRTV in partnership with Guangxi People’s Broadcasting Station was held in Yangon on Friday. The quiz show is held in order to maintain the long l...
Jul 07, 2018
Film studio project in Nay Pyi Taw brings investment opportunities
MEDIA
UNION Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint has called for private businesses to consider investment opportunities in the film sector as the Union Government, ministries concerned and the Nay Py...
Jun 24, 2018
Thai Performance Troupe entertains at Mandalay National Theatre
MEDIA
THE Thailand Traditional Performance event, in commemoration of 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, was held on Saturday night at the National Theatre in Mandalay. Present at ...
Jun 11, 2018
INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION: PHILIPPINE BAYANIHAN DANCE PERFORMANCE
MEDIA
The 62-year old Philippine Bayanihan Dance came to Myanmar for the 1st time on Saturday night at National Theatre in Yangon. This is a celebration of the 120th anniversary of Philippines Independ...
Jun 03, 2018
FUND RAISING CONCERT: CONTRIBUTION FOR ELDER PERSONS
MEDIA
Fund raising concert for the aged was held at National Theater in Yangon on Saturday night. It was organized by a young song writer Min Ko with the passion of giving assistance to the elders. Not o...
May 25, 2018
BEAUTY PAGEANT: MISS UNIVERSE YANGON 2018
MEDIA
24 contestants have been selected for Miss Universe Yangon 2018. The selection was made by inviting enthusiasts from four districts of Yangon Region. The process took about 2 months, and they will ...
May 07, 2018
Atlas: An Oasis in the Sky Above Yangon
MEDIA
High above the streets of Yangon you will find an oasis of sorts, a place of serenity amid the hustle and bustle of big city life. Perched on the rooftop of the Uniteam Tower is the Atlas Rooftop Bar ...
Apr 25, 2018
Fourth coord meeting, second donation programme for Bogyoke Aung San documentary movie held
MEDIA
THE fourth coordination meeting to produce the Bogyoke Aung San documentary movie and the second donation programme for the production and screening of the movie were held at Yangon National The...
Apr 25, 2018
MEDIA TRIP: LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PERSONS ARRIVED AT SITTWE
MEDIA
A news media team including the reporters from the local and local based international news Medias arrived in Sittwe of Rakhine State on Monday evening by Myanmar National Airline to cover the efforts...
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Aug 13, 2018
Myanmar-ROK trade slightly decrease from April to June
BUSINESS
EXTERNAL trade with the Republic of Korea in the first half of the current six-month interim fiscal period hit US$186.9 million, which showed a slight decrease in value by $1.7 million from this ...
Aug 13, 2018
Consumer prices increase in Myawady amidst high exchange rate
BUSINESS
Myawady – Prices of products from Thailand in Myawady market are rising as Thai Baht exchange rate skyrockets and thus, market activities have grind to almost to a halt. “We have only sold a lo...
Aug 11, 2018
Myanmar's foreign trade value hits over $11.5 bn in three months
BUSINESS
Myanmar has good prospects for foreign trade this year as trade value has hit over US$11.5 billion over the past three months, exceeding over US$1.5 billion compared to the same period of last year, s...
Aug 11, 2018
Ten of 32 state-owned enterprises to make losses this fiscal year
BUSINESS
Ten out of 32 state-owned economic organisations, including News and Periodicals Enterprise set to lose over K1 billion, will make losses this fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Fi...
Aug 11, 2018
Produce from illegal Chinese plantations in Myanmar accounts for more than half of Myanmar export to China
BUSINESS
There are illegal Chinese plantations in Myanmar and at present, produce from their plantations is more than the export from Muse 105 miles wholesale markets according to Chairman of Muse 105 miles fr...
Aug 09, 2018
Some exporters not reaping healthy profit due to high US dollar exchange rate
BUSINESS
SOME exporters are not earning a remarkable profit, in spite of the fact that the US dollar exchange rate hit a record high of Ks1,475 per dollar in the floating exchange rate system on 7 August...
Aug 08, 2018
Barlolo eyes nationwide expansion this year
BUSINESS
SPURRED on by increased data consumption in line with rising sales of smartphones in Myanmar, e-commerce operator Barlolo.com is planning nationwide expansion this year, its top executives say. Min ...
Aug 07, 2018
Main steps under process for foreigner YSX participation
BUSINESS
ACCORDING to Myanmar Companies Law 2017, foreigners are allowed to invest up to 35% of stocks in local companies. There are three main steps needed in order to implement the foreigner participat...
Aug 07, 2018
Seeing gold in Red Sandalwood seeds jewelry
BUSINESS
Red Sandalwood seeds, primarily grown in the upper regions of Myanmar, are once used to measure the weight of gold. However, the seeds are no longer used as measuring unit in today’s ‘goldsmith...
Aug 07, 2018
Financial Services Key to Rapid Myanmar Growth
BUSINESS
The rapid economic growth in Myanmar has the potential to create more new jobs in financial services than any other country in Southeast Asia (SEA), according to Red Dot, the Yangon-based cash accepta...
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Aug 14, 2018

Fire breaks out at Yangon General Hospital Cancer Ward
GENERAL
A fire broke out at Yangon General Hospital Cancer Ward in Latha Township. The fire was caused by a short circuit in ceiling electrical wiring and patients and important hospital equipment was move...
Aug 14, 2018

Myanmar asks Bangladesh to stop aid to stranded refugees
GENERAL
Myanmar has asked Bangladesh to stop providing aid to 6,000 Rohingya refugees stranded on the border between the two countries since a military crackdown prompted a mass exodus of the Muslim minorit...
Aug 14, 2018

Suspended Mines Have Been Revived
GENERAL
The Ministry of Resource and Environmental Conservation have allowed suspended gem mines to operate and function again, thus reviving them back to working life. The bylaw that many have been eagerly w...
Aug 14, 2018

Accorhotels Opens First Grand Mercure Hotel in Myanmar
GENERAL
Grand Mercure Yangon Golden Empire recently opened its doors to become AccorHotels' first Grand Mercure property in Myanmar, and bringing the hospitality group's portfolio in the former capital city t...
Aug 14, 2018

88 Generation Student Mee Mee dies in car crash
GENERAL
PATHEIN- Mee Mee, one of the prominent members of 88 Generation Peace and Open Society, was pronounced dead on August 13 following a car accident that took place near Kyaunggon Township, Ayeyawady Reg...
Aug 14, 2018

Myanmar has 27 hydropower plants, eight ongoing projects
GENERAL
Myanmar has 27 hydroelectric power stations and eight ongoing projects, while feasibility study reports are being compiled for additional projects, said Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy Dr T...
Aug 14, 2018

Nyaungshwe MPs reject proposal to construct hotel on floating island
GENERAL
TAUNGGYI- Four MPs including Inn Ethnic Affairs Minister Dr Tun Hlaing rejected a proposal to build hotel on the 90 acres wide of natural floating island belonging to the Department of Forestry in Mon...
Aug 13, 2018

Mandalay walking event sees over 4000 participants
GENERAL
OVER 4000 people took part in a mass walking event held in Mandalay to mark the All-Round Youth Development Festival (Mandalay) yesterday morning. The event, which started in front of the Main ...
Aug 13, 2018

Tanintharyi flood destroys many paddy fields, orchards
GENERAL
MYEIK- As Tanintharyi River swelled in the region, over 2,000 acres of paddy fields and many orchards are being damaged, says MP Ye Myint Swe from Tanintharyi Region. The Tanintharyi Region and it...
Aug 13, 2018

Gyaing suspension bridge reopens
GENERAL
Kyondo – Myanmar Woodpecker Co. repaired the Gyaing suspension bridge, which was closed temporarily on July 22, due to flooding in Gyaing River and it is reopened on August 9, sources said. The r...
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