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Pa-O people celebrate New Year Festival in Thaton Township
Nov 19, 2017
THE New Year Festival of Pa-O ethnic people was held in the precinct of Shwesayan Pagoda in Thaton Township of Mon State on Sunday morning. The annual festival falls on the 1st Waxing of Nadaw,... 32

Kyaikhteeyo cable cars nearly ready for December launch: officials
Nov 19, 2017
Myanmar’s first-ever cable car is expected to be launched at Kyaikhteeyo Pagoda in December, according to officials from the cable car project. “Tests related to weight and brakes have been compl... 22

Shan-ni New Year’s festival held in Tamu
Nov 19, 2017
The Shan-ni (Red Shan) ethnic minority held a New Year’s festival for the first time in Tamu Township in Sagaing region on November 18. Tamu was chosen for the festival because many nationals are l... 23

Myanma Insurance pays Ks692 mln for fire at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel
Nov 17, 2017
The State-owned Myanma Insurance gave compensation yesterday morning for the main building and the club area that were engulfed by the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel fire, which broke out in the early ... 57

Dry season is cancelled this weekend
Nov 17, 2017
Rainy season officially ended over a week ago, but tell that to the heavens. Rain is expected to fall over a large portion of Myanmar over the weekend, according to the Department of Meteorology an... 60

Gorgeous ‘Architectural Guide: Yangon’ goes online
Nov 17, 2017
The stunning and informative content of Architectural Guide: Yangon – once only available to people willing to pay €38 – is now available to anyone with a computer or a smartphone. The new websi... 59

Three bodies discovered, murder suspect arrested within hours
Nov 16, 2017
A murder suspect was arrested within three hours of the discovery of three bodies in Hlinethiri Housing Estate, Ward 9, Hline Township. On Wednesday evening, resident of Building 3 in Hlinethiri... 80

Multiple mine explosions on Yangon-Sittway Road
Nov 16, 2017
A series of landmine explosions on Yangon-Sittway Road in Rakhine State on Wednesday that were apparently targeting convoys of Tatmadaw vehicles resulted in an injury to a pedestrian and extensi... 62

NCA signatories hold meeting in Chiang Mai
Nov 16, 2017
The Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) formed by the eight ethnic armed groups that are signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) held a meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on November 14 ... 60

Rain forecast for two days
Nov 16, 2017
Rain is forecast for the next two days, according to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology. A depression in the Bay of Bengal would trigger thundershowers across the country, said Hla Htun, de... 59

Myanmar agrees with Bangladesh to combat terror groups
Nov 16, 2017
NAYPYITAW- Myanmar has agreed with Bangladesh to arrest fugitives who arrive on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border area and to combat ARSA and “other terrorists organisations”, said Police Brig-General... 53

Yangon airport awards K1 million to 5-millionth passenger of the year
Nov 15, 2017
One lucky traveler received a bundle of prizes yesterday after he learned he was the five-millionth person to travel through Yangon International Airport (YIA) this year. Wong Foo Cheong arrived in... 78

Secretariat Building to become ‘cultural complex’ by 2019
Nov 15, 2017
Myanmar’s most beautiful abandoned building is set to get a new lease on life. A team of international architects and conservationists has been commissioned to transform Yangon’s Secretariat Build... 67

U Pamaukkha denied bail over US embassy portest
Nov 15, 2017
Magway Monastery abbot U Pamaukkha, who was arrested on charges of inciting unrest in a protest staged outside the US Embassy last year, has been denied bail. He was brought to trial at Kamayut To... 59

Hpakant’s big jade stone valued at more than K10 billion
Nov 15, 2017
The massive jade stone unearthed in Hpakant will be worth more than K10 billion when it is cut up, as it weighs over 300 tonnes, according to MP Tint Soe of Hpakant. “The estimated weigh of the ... 69

No one injured in landmine explosions in Minbya Township
Nov 15, 2017
Three landmines exploded near Pharpyaw village on Yangon-Sittwe road in Minbya Township in Rakhine State on the morning of November 15, according to Minbya Township Police Station. Police inspector... 54

Broad-economic sanctions against Myanmar would not be advisable at this time: US Secretary of State
Nov 15, 2017
In a joint press release in Nay Pyi Taw on November 15, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said broad-economic sanctions would not help Myanmar in solving the Bengali issue at this time. He held s... 54

Dengue death toll reaches 46 in Yangon, 170 nationwide this year
Nov 14, 2017
More than 27,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded in Myanmar this year, including 170 fatal cases, according to the DHF and Elephantiasis Control Project under the Naypyidaw Public Health Depa... 85

No aid reaching Chin State’s internally displaced people, volunteers say
Nov 14, 2017
Clashes broke out after a group from the Arakan Army opened fire on a motorboat carrying army troops and another boat boarded by civilians near Nonebu village upstream of Kaladan River in Paletwa Town... 68

NCA signatories, UNFC hold political framework review meeting in Chiang Mai
Nov 14, 2017
The Peace Process Working Team (PPWT) of the eight ethnic groups which are signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement and the Delegation of Political Negotiation (DPN) of the United Nationaliti... 62

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