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Third commemoration events for Hantharwady U Win Tin held
Apr 22, 2017
The third commemoration of journalist Hantharwady U Win Tin, a presiding member of NLD, was held at Thiri Hall, Royal Rose Restaurant in Yangon yesterday.... 32

Suspect in murder of publisher arrested
Apr 22, 2017
A Yangon magazine publisher’s alleged affair with a married woman led to his brutal death at the hand of her husband, who confessed to the killing, Yangon Region police said yesterday.... 53

Hteesekha Waterfall in Loikaw draws crowds
Apr 20, 2017
HTEESEKHA Waterfall, the most accessible and well-known waterfall in Loikaw Township, Kayah State, is drawing increasing numbers of visitors from near and far who come to see its unspoiled beaut... 79

Rakhine traditional Thingyan festival in Maungtaw ends
Apr 20, 2017
Rakhine traditional Thingyan festival in Maungtaw was successfully completed yesterday. Rakhine traditional Thingyan festival in Maungtaw started on Myanmar New Year Day (April 17) and a closing... 53

Earthquake damages pagoda in Talay
Apr 19, 2017
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale hit Talay, Tachilek District, on Tuesday afternoon, damaging a pagoda but no casualty is reported.... 61

Nay Pyi Taw doctors reattach severed hand
Apr 19, 2017
A man’s hand that had been cut off at the wrist after a sword attack was successfully reattached by a medical team at Nay Pyi Taw 1,000-bed Hospital, only the fourth successful instance of lim... 72

Today is the auspicious day, ending the 1378 ME & changing into the Myanmar New Year 1379 ME
Apr 18, 2017
On such an occasion of changing into the New Year, it is customary for Myanmar Society to start in the New Year with new spirit by cleansing spiritual defilements in the Old Year. ... 62

Maarutha makes landfall, weakens
Apr 18, 2017
Cyclone Maarutha weakened yesterday morning, but heavy isolated rainfall is expected over some regions and states today, according the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.... 50

Over 64,000 tourists visited Shwedagon Pagoda last month
Apr 12, 2017
Shwedagon Pagoda, the most famous pilgrimage site in Myanmar, was visited by more than 64,000 foreign travellers last month, an increase of over 5,500 visitors when compared with the similar per... 169

K500,000 fine for using water pumps without permit
Apr 11, 2017
Those who use water pumps without permission this Thingyan will be slapped with a K500,000 fine, the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) said.... 166

Charity shows aim to raise funds for victims in war-torn Kachin State
Apr 10, 2017
ALL proceeds from a fundraising concert and fashion show will be spent on charitable activity in war-affected Kachin State, said U Naung Tain, head of the state Committee of the Red Cross.... 100

ASEAN photo contest welcomes photographers to reveal beauty of Myanmar
Apr 10, 2017
PROFESSIONAL and amateur photographers have been invited to take part in the ASEAN Culture and Tourism Photo Contest by sharing their experience through photographs, according to the Ministry of... 110

TEDx Yangon 2017 aims to share ideas to inspire people
Apr 10, 2017
THE TEDx Yangon 2017, a uniquely inspirational day, will take place in the third week of this month in the commercial city of Yangon for the purpose of inspiring audiences through special talks ... 112

110th anniversary of Literary Icon Zaw Gyi celebrated
Apr 10, 2017
The 110th anniversary of the author Zaw Gyi, one of the pioneers of the renaissance of Myanmar literature in the 1930s, was celebrated yesterday in Yangon Book Plaza in Lanmadaw Township.... 89

Only seated passengers — no standing — on new buses
Apr 08, 2017
Thirty special buses that don’t allow passengers to stand will run in the Yangon region, according to the Power Eleven public bus company.... 141

Sarus crane (Grus antigone) conservation continues in Ayeyawady Delta
Apr 05, 2017
CONSERVATION efforts are being made by the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect the Sarus crane (Grus antigone), an endangered species of tall flying birds, said U Naing Lynn, a project coor... 106

ANP’s Dr Aye Maung intends to make an impact
Apr 03, 2017
According to the final results in Ann constituency in Rakhine State, where 4 candidates contested, Dr Aye Maung won with majority votes. The Myanmar Times Nyan Lynn Aung spoke to him about his plans a... 147

Training Programme to Address Lack of Skilled Labour in Real Estate Sector
Apr 01, 2017
An online Myanmar real-estate compa­ny has announced plans to start a training centre to address the lack of skilled staff in the in­dustry.... 162

Housing Minister in Pledge to Fill 10,000 Affordable Homes This Year
Mar 31, 2017
More than 10,000 houses aimed at people on low incomes will be complet­ed and sold before the end of the year, the Ministry of Construction has pledged.
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Government Relaxes Rules for New Heavy Machinery to Boost Construction
Mar 31, 2017
Importers of heavy ma­chinery such as trac­tors and bulldozers will soon be allowed to import brand new stock to showrooms throughout the country as part of a government plan to bol­ster c... 134

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