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Bike tour held to develop CBT in Gaw Yin Gyi Island
Jan 15, 2018
A bike tour from Ngwe Saung to Gaw Yin Gyi Island, which was jointly arranged by the Hotel and Tourism Department (Pathein office) and Another Development, kicked off with 37 local bicyclists on... 49

Over 17,000 Asian water birds found in Indawgyi Lake
Jan 15, 2018
According to surveys conducted by three groups, 41 species of more than 17,000 Asian water birds are found in Indawgyi Lake per day. Indawgyi Lake is one of the largest inland lakes in Southeas... 42

Renovation of ancient pagodas needs local permission: dept
Jan 15, 2018
Following renovations that ruined ancient pagodas in Magway Region, the Department of Archaeology at the National Museum and Library says maintenance work on old pagodas must be cleared with local tow... 43

10th Rakhine traditional carriage pulling ceremony to be held in Sittway
Jan 14, 2018
The 10th Rakhine State carriage pulling ceremony will be held at the Winkabar Ground in Sittway Town, Rakhine State, from January 27 to 31. “Mi Zan Ward in Sittway Town held again the traditio... 59

Remote-controlled bomb discovered at 105th-mile Trade Zone
Jan 14, 2018
A remote-controlled bomb which may have been planted by unknown people was discovered under a truck near 105th-mile Trade Zone in Muse Township, Northern Shan State yesterday morning. The impro... 57

Nagas celebrate New Year
Jan 14, 2018
The Naga people celebrated their New Year in their self-administered zone at the northern edge of the Sagaing Region in the north-west of Myanmar, in conjunction with the opening of a hydropowe... 56

Malaysian killed in Yangon hit-and run
Jan 14, 2018
A Malaysian was reportedly killed on the spot in a traffic accident in the early morning of January 13 in Yangon, according to a local charity named Moe Saytana (Yangon). He was fatally hit by a car ... 74

Ex-Chief Minister denies ‘personal business’ reason for resignation
Jan 14, 2018
Mann Johnny, the recently resigned Chief Minister of Ayeyawady Region denies allegations that his withdrawal from the position was due to “family business affairs”. He hosted a press conference... 48

Mobile boom spurs online job hunt
Jan 14, 2018
ONLINE recruitment portals are among the beneficiaries of the increased mobile data use following reforms in Myanmar’s telecommunications sector, said Derek Beeftink, managing director of the busine... 51

IFC, Australia back nationwide study on Myanmar’s hydropower
Jan 14, 2018
AS MYANMAR needs more electricity to realise its development goals during the first civilian government’s term, two ministries have been holding a series of discussions until the third week of Janua... 45

Locals protest against fake “Kaman” Bengalis
Jan 14, 2018
Around 500 Yanbyal locals protested against Bengalis registering themselves as Kaman ethnics on January 12. The protest centered over the accusation that despite Bengalis hailing mostly from the Ky... 38

Fifteen earthquakes hit Myanmar in two weeks: official
Jan 14, 2018
A total of 15 earthquakes, including the January 12 shallow 6.0-magnitude quake, have struck around Phyu, a town in Taungoo District, Bago Region within two weeks, says Dr Yin Myo Htwe, deputy directo... 43

Myanmar’s snub-nosed monkey inching away from extinction
Jan 12, 2018
An elusive, noseless monkey that lives in the forested mountains of Myanmar’s Kachin State and China’s Yunnan province is now inching away from the brink of extinction, a new conservation status r... 83

More power to be produced for coming summer: official
Jan 12, 2018
Summertime nationwide demand for electricity is expected to be met in 2018 thanks to unusually high rainfall and newly-built gas turbines, said Than Naing Oo, deputy managing director from the Electr... 74

New airport under construction for Chin State: Ministry
Jan 12, 2018
The Ministry of Transport and Communications says the construction of a new airport in Falam, Chin State has now begun. At the moment, land transport is the only means of connection with the state. ... 70

Lisu traditional Khawshi New Year Festival to be held
Jan 11, 2018
The Lisu traditional Khawshi New Year festival and the 60th anniversary of the Lisu literature and culture committee will be celebrated in Putao Town, Kachin State, for three days from January 1... 92

Sedona Hotel Yangon hosts First Myanmar Food Festival
Jan 11, 2018
Sedona Hotel Yangon is hosting its first ever Myanmar Food Festival at its D’Cuisine restaurant, offering a buffet spread of more than 40 popular Myanmar dishes. Available daily for lunch and... 100

Korea-Myanmar friendship bridge (Dala) project launched
Jan 11, 2018
The Korea-Myanmar friendship bridge (Dala) project, linking downtown Yangon to the under-developed Dala Township, will begin construction in April 2018. The groundbreaking ceremony is expected ... 85

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits central Myanmar
Jan 11, 2018
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit a sparsely populated area of Myanmar just before 1am on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. The quake struck around 24 miles from the town of Pyu, w... 72

Journalists barred from crony’s gun trial
Jan 11, 2018
Journalists were not allowed into a Thaketa Township court on Tuesday where ACE Group chairman Phyo Ko Ko Tint San and three other defendants were on trial for illegal firearms possession. Phyo Ko ... 66

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