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AA chief’s wife detained in Thailand
Dec 07, 2019
The wife of the Arakan Army (AA)’s Major General Tun Myat Naing was detained in Thailand, according to family members. Rakhine State Parliament Speaker San Kyaw Hla, also the father-in-law of T... 49

Army seizes weapons and ammunitions from a KIA base in Waimaw
Dec 07, 2019
The army occupied a base of Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Waimaw Township, Kachin State and seized weapons and ammunitions, announced the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services ... 29

Cold weather to affect Myanmar till Dec 13
Dec 07, 2019
Myanmar will experience cold weather till December 13 due to low pressure area in China, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw. “The weather will be cold till December 13. Actually the cold weather would... 30

Six bullet proof Land Cruisers to be bought for VIPs
Dec 06, 2019
President Win Myint requested the Union Parliament for funds to buy six bullet-proof Land Cruisers to be used by Heads of State, senior state-level office bearers and foreign dignitaries during their... 70

Traditional farmhouses in arid region selected for WMW
Dec 06, 2019
MANDALAY- Traditional farm houses made of teak in arid region have been selected for the World Monuments Watch list (WMW)-2020, according to sources. The World Monuments Fund (WMF) based in New Yo... 73

Eight Myanmar children to receive free treatment in Kunming
Dec 06, 2019
Eight Myanmar children suffering from congenital heart disease will receive free treatment in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Xinhua reported. They have arrived at Fuwai Yun... 64

Loss-making Democracy Today stops publication
Dec 04, 2019
Democracy Today, a local daily newspaper, issued a statement yesterday, saying that it has suspended its circulation for unlimited days due to huge losses. Hlaing Bwar, Deputy Chief Editor of the ... 110

Shoe factory workers camp protest for labour rights
Dec 04, 2019
YANGON- Over 1,300 workers from New Way Shoe Factory at No.4 Industrial Zone in Hlaingthayar Township, Yangon Region, demanded to their labour rights by starting a protest camp in front of the factor... 80

Tamu MP’s home attacked by a grenade, fails to explode
Dec 04, 2019
The home of MP Maung Maung Latt in Tamu, Sagaing Region was attacked by an anonymous person with a hand grenade on December 3 but no explosion occurred, sources said. “When I heard a motorcycle ... 86

Yangon University ranks 7221 amongst global peers
Dec 04, 2019
Yangon University stands at 7221 in the rankings of global universities, said Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi. The minister disclosed the information during the 100th anniversary of... 73

Police detains a couple for stealing money from ATM
Dec 04, 2019
Mandalay – Police detained a deputy manager from a branch of KBZ bank and her spouse for stealing money from an ATM on December 29, announced Mandalay Region police force. The customers thought ... 81

Employment increases for disabled people in Myanmar
Dec 04, 2019
Today, December 3, marks the annual International Day of Disabled Persons, an initiative started by the United Nations since 1992 to promote awareness of persons with disabilities. The theme for t... 95

Dengue death toll reaches 123 over 11 months
Dec 04, 2019
The death toll of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) has surged to 123 across Myanmar in 11 months, said figures released by the Ministry of Health and Sport, according to a Xinhua report. The Public... 95

‘Don’t punish the people of Myanmar’ - Yangon Cardinal
Dec 04, 2019
Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon has appealed to the international community not to punish the people of Myanmar as it faces genocide charges over the military's 2017 crackdown on Rohingya, angelusnews ... 110

Mon head back as fighting dies down
Dec 04, 2019
More than 1,000 Mon villagers are set to return to Myanmar after fighting between Mon rebels and the Nay Pyi Taw-backed Border Guard Force (BGF) eased off. The villagers fled to Thailand when clas... 97

MNHRC will not investigate alleged abuses in Rakhine until after military tribunal
Dec 04, 2019
Myanmar’s human rights commission will not investigate alleged abuses committed against civilian detainees in northern Rakhine state, including deaths in custody of the government military, unless ... 93

Banana exports to China set to grow
Dec 03, 2019
Myanmar and China are planning to sign an agreement on exports of bananas between the two countries, a government official has announced. This was revealed by deputy minister of Commerce U Aung... 110

Myanmar’s earth champions raise awareness about climate change
Dec 03, 2019
A small and passionate group of young activists is working in diverse ways to raise public awareness about the threat Myanmar faces from climate change. ON A Sunday afternoon in September, hundreds... 119

Over 100 cases of murder, death and missing from fishing rafts
Dec 03, 2019
Pyapon Township, Daw Nyein village-tracts, administrator said that there were over 100 cases of murder, missing and jumping into water from floating fishing rafts. Administrator Shwe Paw told medi... 114

Over 900,000 students register for matriculation exam
Dec 03, 2019
A total of 970,215 students registered for the upcoming nationwide matriculation exam in Myanmar, according to a release from the Education Ministry, Xinhua reported. The matriculation exam for 20... 116


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