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Jan 15, 2018
FUNFAIR & ZOO: FUNFAIR TO MARK 112ND ANNIVERSARY OF YANGON ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN
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A funfair to mark the 112th Anniversary of Yangon Zoological garden was held for two days starting from Saturday. The funfair featured music performances, games and performances. An education count...
Jan 15, 2018
YCDC celebrates 16th anniversary of City FM
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Yangon City Development Committee celebrated 16th anniversary of its City FM on 14th January at the Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon. Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe and wife Daw Khin Mya Mya...
Jan 09, 2018
Rock N Roll Journey for Emperor fans
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Rocker Zaw Win Htut and Emperor’s Rock N Roll Journey concert will be held on January 20 in the Rose Garden hotel in Yangon. “Whenever Zaw Win Htut holds a concert, we first all gather at o...
Jan 09, 2018
Revisiting The History: Documentary Film On The Israeli Founder Screened In Yangon
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The Israeli Documentary Film, “Ben-Gurion, Epilogue” was screened at Myanmar Motion Picture Organization Cinema on Thursday. The film reveals the late years of Israel’s founder, David Ben-Gur...
Dec 20, 2017
Model who defended ethnic cleansing now appropriates culture for company accused of poisoning babies
MEDIA
Remember that beauty queen who was disqualified from an international beauty pageant days after posting a video that defended the Myanmar military’s operations in Rakhine State? Fortunately (for ...
Dec 17, 2017
Queen of traditional songs celebrates 75th Birthday
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Mar Mar Aye or the Queen of Myanmar folk songs celebrated her 75th anniversary birthday on the stage she sang together with many of the famous vocalists in Mandalay. Her 75th birthday under the ...
Dec 15, 2017
Rakhine-born magician wows audience
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At the invitation of the Rakhine State Government, Rakhine- born magician Mr. Top and his son Harry staged a magic performance Thursday before a packed crowd in commemoration of the 43rd anniver...
Dec 10, 2017
Grand Final and Awarding ceremony of Peace music Festival held in Yangon
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THE grand final event and awarding ceremony of 2017 peace music festival was held yesterday night at People’s Park, Dagon Township, Yangon. The 2017 Peace music festival was supervised by Mini...
Dec 06, 2017
First-ever gathering of Taungthar ethnic people held at Htilin Tsp, Magwe Region
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Taungtha ethnic people from Htilin, Saw, Gangaw, Sedoktara, Mindat townships assembled at Watthet village monastery in Htilin Township, Magwe Region from 9 am to 4 pm on 3rd December, and the ga...
Dec 03, 2017
Four singers reach Grand Final of Peace Music Festival
MEDIA
Studio-A of Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV) broadcast live yesterday the names of the four singers who advanced to Grand Final of 2017 Peace Music Festival. The four who advanced to Grand Fi...
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Jan 22, 2018
Retailers raided in check on baby formula
BUSINESS
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials in Mon State have raided shopping centres to examine infant formula to see whether the products on sale meet the regulator’s standards. The government i...
Jan 21, 2018
Foreign demand pushes up prices of pigeon peas, mung bean
BUSINESS
The prices of pigeon peas and mung beans rose slightly following increased demand from Bangladesh, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates, said U Min Ko Oo, secretary of Myanmar Pulses, Beans and...
Jan 21, 2018
MIC plans to reduce SME registration fee
BUSINESS
The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) is planning to reduce the registration fee for small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), it announced at a press conference. Aung Than Kyaw, deputy director-...
Jan 19, 2018
Freshly harvested ginger arrives in markets
BUSINESS
Freshly harvested ginger from Pindaya Township, Danu Self-administered Zone, southern Shan State, has reached the market this month. Ginger cultivation was started in the villages along Zawgyi ...
Jan 18, 2018
Automobile market remains cool as traders observe market in early 2018
BUSINESS
The Yangon automobile market remained cool in early January as buyers and sellers are still observing the market. Meanwhile, the price of automobiles is on the high side. The demand for slips (...
Jan 18, 2018
Domestic gold price on upward trend
BUSINESS
High global gold prices have raised the domestic gold price in the Myanmar market. The price of gold in the domestic market declined to Ks913,000 per tical (0.578 ounce) in the second week of De...
Jan 18, 2018
Company license registration fee to be reduced for small-business owners
BUSINESS
The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) is planning to reduce the company licence registration fee for small-business owners, according to U Aung Naing Oo, director gener...
Jan 15, 2018
Betel leaf cultivators earn handsome profits
BUSINESS
Local betel leaf cultivators from Thaton Township, Mon State, have earned handsome profits because of the high price for betel leaves this year. “Betel leaves do not grow well in unstable weat...
Jan 15, 2018
Jade sales fetch nearly $300 million
BUSINESS
Myanmar earned over US$290 million (389.8 billion kyat) from jade exports up to the first week of this month in 2017-2018 fiscal year. Sales were down by over $210 million compared to the same period ...
Jan 12, 2018
Some 200 tonnes of turmeric roots exported to China last month
BUSINESS
Myanmar exported nearly 200 tonnes of turmeric roots to China last December, according to border trade authorities. According to official statistics, Myanmar sent some 52.5 tonnes of turmeric ro...
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Jan 23, 2018

Aung La N Sang and Phoe Thaw showcase skills in front of media at one: quest for gold open workout
GENERAL
The largest global sports media property in Asian history, One Championship (ONE), recently held on Open Workout at the Myanmar Plaza last 23 January, featuring reigning ONE Middleweight World C...
Jan 23, 2018

Efforts underway to boost tourist arrivals to Myanmar’s natural islands
GENERAL
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and relevant organisations are making collective efforts to boost international tourist arrivals to Myanmar’s natural islands. Myanmar has several natural r...
Jan 23, 2018

Reuters lawyer: ‘This case is the army’s warning to journalists’
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The detention of two journalists who were reporting on Myanmar’s anti-insurgency campaign in northern Rakhine State is the army’s way of warning journalists who contradict the official line, defen...
Jan 23, 2018

U Thant’s house opens to public
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In commemoration of former United Nations’ secretary-general U Thant’s 109th birthday, the U Thant museum in Kamayut Township opened to the public from January 22. The normal opening days will ...
Jan 23, 2018

Religious building in Nyaunglebin needs preservation work
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Phyu – A religious building that is more than 100 years old located at Kutinaryone Monastery in Nyaunglebin is needed preservation work due to recent quakes, sources said. “The original building ...
Jan 23, 2018

Mon chief promises to stop limestone cave project
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Kyaikmaraw – Mon State Chief Minister Dr Aye Zan promised locals he would stop the company which is exploring the biggest limestone cave in Kyaikmaraw, as the cave is respected for its ancient pagod...
Jan 22, 2018

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 rocks Bago Region’s Phyu Township
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No casualties were reported following a slight earthquake registering 4.9 on the Richter Scale with its epicenter inside Myanmar about 25 miles southwest of Phyu, latitude 18.26 °N, longitude 9...
Jan 22, 2018

Buddha’s footprints and Mann Shwesettaw pagoda festival opened yesterday
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The ceremony for the lower and upper footprints in Mann Shwesettaw and the 2585 session of pagoda’s festival were opened at the gateway of a special bridge at the lower footprint on the 5th wa...
Jan 22, 2018

12 rare hornbills spotted in Chin State
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Chin State’s hornbills may no longer be on the verge of extinction, as they were once thought to be. Conservationists have reported spotting 12 of the birds in the wild near the town of Mindat in th...
Jan 22, 2018

Mini buses to be replaced with new buses: YRTA
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Yangon Region Transport Authority will replace mini buses with new buses, according to its secretary, Dr Maung Aung. “Mini buses are not allowed to enter downtown areas,” he said. “Around 1,000...
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