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Yangon takes legal action against nearly 30,000 vehicles
May 27, 2017
The Yangon region government took legal action against nearly 30,000 vehicles which are parked on public roads for long periods, it is learnt.... 47

5th Myanmar Phar-med Expo 2017 to be held
May 27, 2017
The 5th Pharmaceutical-Medical Industry Exhibition and Conference in Myanmar (Myanmar Phar-Med Expo 2017)will be held from 5 to 7 July in Rose Garden Hotel, according to the Myanmar Phar-Med Pre... 21

Myanmar free of elephantiasis by 2020
May 25, 2017
The Ministry of Health and Sports held a meeting in Mingalar Thiri Hall in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday to discuss the 2016 elephantiasis project and where to provide drugs against the debilitating dis... 38

Hotels Plan to Slash Rates by 35% to Lure Visitors During Wet Season
May 24, 2017
Myanmar’s ho­tel association has announced plans to slash rates on rooms by more than a third in a bid to lure more tourists during the less popular rainy season. The plan is part of an ef­fort... 62

Shell May be Among Foreign Firms Looking to Open Petrol Stations in Myanmar Soon
May 24, 2017
Companies from the US, Singapore and other countries have signalled their in­terest in running petrol stations in Myanmar, a senior investment official has said, raising the pos­sibility that well-k... 53

Only a week left to register SIM
May 24, 2017
Mobile phone subscribers have only a week left to register their subscriber identity module (SIM) cards or face suspension of services.... 65

Smoke-free zones to be designated in six big cities
May 24, 2017
SMOKE-free areas will be designated in the big cities comprising Yangon this year, according to the Public Health Foundation, a non-profit organisation aiming for universal healthcare in the cou... 44

U Win Htein says no reason to criticize Tatmadaw
May 23, 2017
U Win Htein, a member of the Central Executive Committee of the National League for Democracy, said yesterday that recent comments on social media critical of the Tatmadaw were falsely attribute... 65

Dive center to be opened in Thahtay Island in Kawthaung
May 22, 2017
A DIVE Center is planned to be opened in Thahtay Island situated within Myeik Archipelago in the Andaman Sea, according to a spokesperson of Myanmar Dive Center... 68

US$ 15.5 trillion to be invested in construction sector by 2030
May 20, 2017
The volume of construction will grow to US$15.5 trillion worldwide by 2030, according to PWC statistics. Companies from China, US and India can invest in the construction sector.... 90

Floating garden to be established in Inle Lake
May 19, 2017
SAVE Inle Lake, the Inle farmer agricultural and development community, said it is working to establish a floating garden in Inlay Lake, a popular freshwater lake in Nyaungshwe Township, Shan Stat... 87

Hepatitis C patients to receive free medical treatment
May 19, 2017
Over 2,000 Hepatitis C patients will receive free medical treatment in the last week of May under the National Hepatitis C Prevention and Control Programme, said an official from the Ministry of... 57

Mandalay Royal Palace to become Historical Park
May 18, 2017
To attract more tourists, Mya-Nan-San-Kyaw-Shwe- Nan-Taw, Mandalay Royal Palace, Ancient city of Innwa and the three forts, Thabyaytan fort, Servant fort and Sin Kyone fort will be transformed into... 92

Authority to spend Ks15 million rebuilding power facilities in Yesagyo
May 18, 2017
A BUDGET of more than Ks15 million has been allocated for a power improvement project to be implemented in Yesagyo Township in Magway Region, according to the Magway Region government.... 54

Apartments for Bo Ba Htoo Housing Project Go on Sale
May 17, 2017
Developers have started construc­tion on the sec­ond phase of the Bo Ba Htoo affordable housing project in Yangon’s North Dagon township, the Yan­gon City Development Committee has said. The p... 86

Peace Music Festival competition to be held
May 17, 2017
A nationwide, months-long Peace Music Festival in which contestants will compete for prizes for the best peace-related songs will be held starting next month.... 78

Rental price to be increased in major location of Yangon Region
May 16, 2017
Rental prices will increase in parts of the Yangon Region because of the foreign companies based in Yangon, according to Yangon real estate agencies.... 103

HIV infection mostly occurs in migrant community in Mon State
May 16, 2017
HIV infects mostly the migrants in Mon State, it is learnt. In 2016, 1,846 HIV infected patients were taking treatment at the general hospital in Mon state. Among them, most of the patients were... 80

About 6,000 heritage buildings exist in nine townships in Yangon
May 15, 2017
YANGON has about 6,000 heritage buildings in nine townships including downtowns, according to a survey conducted by the Yangon Heritage Trust, a non-governmental organisation founded by histori... 104

With Launch of Shwe Job App, Education on Factory Workers’ Rights Goes Digital
May 15, 2017
“Shwe Job”, a smart­phone app which aims to raises aware­ness on the rights of fac­tory workers and promote health and safety in the industrial workplace, was released on International Worker's... 89

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