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Paddy husk-fired power plant opened in Nay Pyi Taw
Mar 24, 2017
Vice President U Henry Van Thio attended the opening of a paddy husk-powered plant held in the compound of the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO) in Maezaligon Village, Pyinmana Tow... 18

Nay Pyi Taw Zoological garden to celebrate 9th Anniversary
Mar 24, 2017
The 9th anniversary of the founding of the Nay Pyi Taw zoological garden will be celebrated on 26 March, 2017, according to U Wai Lwin Oo, the administrator of Nay Pyi Taw zoological garden.... 12

Ashin Wirathu’s silent preaching a legal issue, officer says
Mar 24, 2017
The ’silent preaching’ by high-profile Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu has now sparked a legal debate.... 19

Indawgyi lake to be preserved
Mar 23, 2017
A museum which will include a lecture hall will be built in Lon Ton village behind Indawgyi lake during the next fiscal year to help preserve Indawgyi lake and wildlife sanctuary, which is locat... 45

Rare Species of Tapir Handed Over
Mar 23, 2017
Colonel Naing Tin Nwe, tactical operations commander, handed over an endangered species of tapir to U Tin Tun, deputy director of the Kawthoung district forestry department on Wednesday morning ... 34

Beach hotels double prices during Thingyan
Mar 23, 2017
The rates of hotels during Thingyan holiday went up 50 per cent, as local travelers flocked to beaches, according to an announcement on Jovago.com. mm. The price doubled from advanced bookings, ... 30

Right to collect entrance fee at Inle Lake fetches over Ks 3 billion at auction
Mar 22, 2017
The right to collect entrance and zone fees at Inle Lake from foreigners in the next fiscal year 2017-2018 reportedly fetched over Ks 3 billion at auction.... 47

Delegation led by Secretary of Philippines Agriculture visits Nay Pyi Taw
Mar 21, 2017
A delegation led by Secretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, Mr. Emmanuei F.Pinol visited the white elephants house at the foot of Uppatasanti Pagoda yesterday morning.... 63

Nursing students happy with govt’s deal
Mar 21, 2017
The Nursing University Student’s Union (NUSU) got most of what they had demanded from the government after negotiating with the Ministry of Health and Sports last week.... 37

First Myanmar Annual Lighting Festival
Mar 20, 2017
A tunnel of light created with millions of LED lights was one of over 60 lighting displays at the First Myanmar Annual Lighting Festival, which opened last night at People’s Park in Yangon... 143

600 star tortoises to be released to Minsontaung Sanctuary
Mar 20, 2017
PLANS are underway to release hundreds of star tortoises (Geochelone Platynota) to the Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary next year, said Dr Kalyar of Turtle Survival Alliance. This is the fourth tim... 53

100-year-old office building abandoned after earthquake in Taikkyi
Mar 20, 2017
A 100-year-old office building was abandoned after a strong 13 March earthquake hit Taikkyi, the northernmost township of Yangon and destroyed several structures including homes, offices and rel... 48

MOFA celebrates 70th Anniversary
Mar 18, 2017
A ceremony to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a gala dinner were held on the lawn of the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday evening.... 72

Ministry to hear out nursing students
Mar 18, 2017
THE Ministry of Health and Sports will talk to nursing students who staged a protest on March 15, its permanent secretary Dr Thet Khaing Win said. ... 46

U Ko Ni court case scheduled for next week
Mar 18, 2017
Alleged gunman Kyi Lin, co-conspirators Aung Win Zaw and Zeya Phyo, and a newly revealed suspect —Aung Win Tun — appeared yesterday at Yangon’s Northern District Court in Insein township, ... 76

Myeik Archipelago attracts more foreign tourists
Mar 17, 2017
MORE THAN 1,300 motorboat tourists visited Myeik Archipelago in the first two months of this year, a rise from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.... 80

Sea turtle conservation in Rakhine so far unsuccessful
Mar 17, 2017
Sea turtle conservation is not succeeding in Rakhine State because local people are still catching sea turtles, according to Fisheries Department.... 46

Japan’s watercraft for Rakhine water transport
Mar 16, 2017
One of the Three ships that will be used for sorely needed inland waterway passenger transport in Rakhine State arrived yesterday at the Ngalapway Jetty in Kyaukpyu.... 116

Advanced votes can be cast beginning March 22
Mar 16, 2017
Voter identification cards for the upcoming by-election will be issued by the Union Election Commission (UEC) and those ID cards can be collected at the respective UEC sub-offices beginning from March... 64

NUSU holds protest over unlicensed nurses ban
Mar 16, 2017
Some 500 student nurses marched on the streets of Yangon yesterday in protest over the Ministry of Health and Sports’ directive to bar nurses who do not complete the required three years&rsq... 85

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