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Jun 11, 2018
INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION: PHILIPPINE BAYANIHAN DANCE PERFORMANCE
MEDIA
The 62-year old Philippine Bayanihan Dance came to Myanmar for the 1st time on Saturday night at National Theatre in Yangon. This is a celebration of the 120th anniversary of Philippines Independ...
Jun 03, 2018
FUND RAISING CONCERT: CONTRIBUTION FOR ELDER PERSONS
MEDIA
Fund raising concert for the aged was held at National Theater in Yangon on Saturday night. It was organized by a young song writer Min Ko with the passion of giving assistance to the elders. Not o...
May 25, 2018
BEAUTY PAGEANT: MISS UNIVERSE YANGON 2018
MEDIA
24 contestants have been selected for Miss Universe Yangon 2018. The selection was made by inviting enthusiasts from four districts of Yangon Region. The process took about 2 months, and they will ...
May 07, 2018
Atlas: An Oasis in the Sky Above Yangon
MEDIA
High above the streets of Yangon you will find an oasis of sorts, a place of serenity amid the hustle and bustle of big city life. Perched on the rooftop of the Uniteam Tower is the Atlas Rooftop Bar ...
Apr 25, 2018
Fourth coord meeting, second donation programme for Bogyoke Aung San documentary movie held
MEDIA
THE fourth coordination meeting to produce the Bogyoke Aung San documentary movie and the second donation programme for the production and screening of the movie were held at Yangon National The...
Apr 25, 2018
MEDIA TRIP: LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PERSONS ARRIVED AT SITTWE
MEDIA
A news media team including the reporters from the local and local based international news Medias arrived in Sittwe of Rakhine State on Monday evening by Myanmar National Airline to cover the efforts...
Apr 24, 2018
FILM INDUSTRY: COORDINATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FILM INDUSTRY
MEDIA
The third coordination meeting discussion on the arrangement to establish movie studio, movie related training school and development of film industry took place in Yangon, Monday. At the meeting...
Apr 20, 2018
AGAIN IN CINEMAS: “NIGHT” AND “DECEPTION”
MEDIA
Two Myanmar movies named “Night” and “Deception” will be shown again in local cinemas due to the request by the audience. Both movies gave different tastes to the audience, and were created...
Apr 12, 2018
Myanmar to establish a movie studio and skill training school
MEDIA
Myanmar is planning to establish a movie studio and skill training school in Nay Pyi Taw for development of the country's movie industry, Xinhua has reported. The establishment of the school is to ...
Apr 08, 2018
Mrs. Tourism Beauty Queen Myingyan 2018 held in Myingyan
MEDIA
THE Grand Final of Mrs. Tourism Beauty Queen Myingyan 2018, organized by Myanmar Beauty Pageant Organization was held in Myingyan, Mandalay Region yesterday. Altogether 35 contestants took par...
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Jun 22, 2018
Pearls fetch over 2.5 mln euros at 55th Myanma Gems Emporium
BUSINESS
THREE-HUNDRED forty-one lots of pearls fetched over 2.5 million euros yesterday at the 55th Myanma Gems Emporium in Nay Pyi Taw. All 360 pear lots exhibited yesterday with basic price of 500 eu...
Jun 22, 2018
Dollar gains, CBM increases exchange rate
BUSINESS
THE US Dollar exchange rate has been strengthening in recent days, while the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) keeps raising its set exchange rate, accordingly. Starting from last week, the USD exch...
Jun 22, 2018
Myanmar Allows Chinese Commercial Cars to be Imported through Muse Border Gate
BUSINESS
The Export Import Department under the Ministry of Commerce said that it started allowing China made commercial cars to be imported through the Muse border gate in a recent statement. The statement...
Jun 21, 2018
Yangon is Planning to Implement 11 New Industrial Zones
BUSINESS
Yangon Regional Government is planning to build new international standard industrial zones in 11 townships under Yangon City Development Committee’s management, U Maung Maung Soe, Yangon Mayor, tol...
Jun 20, 2018
Dollar gains against kyat
BUSINESS
The Myanmar kyat has been depreciating against the US dollar in recent days. Staring from the middle of January, the dollar to kyat interbank exchange rate in Myanmar’s currency market dropped...
Jun 20, 2018
Rice prices may increase in domestic market
BUSINESS
Rice prices may see increase in the domestic market as rice reaped in the summer had almost run out, according to sources from the Bayintnaung wholesale center. “At the present, rice reaped durin...
Jun 19, 2018
Sein Ta Lone export to Singapore suspended owing to trademark infringement
BUSINESS
THE export of Myanmar’s Sein Ta Lone (diamond solitaire mango) to Singapore is suspended owing to trademark infringement since early June, said U Kyaw Soe Naing from the Myanmar Mango Market ...
Jun 19, 2018
KBank to Host Digital Biz Plan Challenge for Entrepreneurs
BUSINESS
Kasikornbank has been engaging in Myanmar SME Empowerment Programs for more than 3 years with the aim to contribute to economic growth of Myanmar. With over 70 years of experience as a strong financia...
Jun 18, 2018
Trade with ROK exceeds $46 mil. in April
BUSINESS
EXTERNAL trade between Myanmar and the Republic of Korea (ROK) this April was US$46.8 million in total, a slight decrease in value by $2.5 million matched against last April, the Commerce Minis...
Jun 18, 2018
Myanmar exports 242 tonnes of tamarind to Singapore, Thailand by sea in one week
BUSINESS
MYANMAR exported 242 tonnes of tamarind to Singapore and Thailand through the sea route in the week ending 2 June, registering a decrease of over 50 tonnes against the previous week before 27 Ma...
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Jun 22, 2018

Thai employer sacks 16 Myanmar migrant workers over protest
GENERAL
Over 200 Myanmar migrant workers left their weeds processing factory in Ayuddhaya Province, Thailand in protest on June 19 after they were not given their full wages. Out of over 200 workers, 16 ...
Jun 22, 2018

Four students missing in Kachin State
GENERAL
Four students have been reported missing for four days in Kachin state where abductions of civilians by human traffickers, the national army, and ethnic militias are common, a local official said T...
Jun 22, 2018

Yangon Government Chose ASTI for YPS Payment Services
GENERAL
Yangon Regional Government decided to choose Asia Starmar Transport Intelligent Co., Ltd (ASTI) as the tender winner for cashless payment service in YBS buses and other transportation modes in the fut...
Jun 22, 2018

Delegates to NLD’s 2nd Nationwide Conference elected
GENERAL
YANGON- The respective States and Regions have elected their delegates to attend Second Nationwide Conference of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD). Final decisions about the conferen...
Jun 22, 2018

UNSG’s special envoy holds closed-door meeting with international diplomats in Yangon
GENERAL
Christine Schraner Burgener , UNSG’s special envoy to Myanmar, (middle) stands having a chat with international diplomats before the closed-door meeting at Chatrium Hotel. Christine Schraner Bur...
Jun 22, 2018

Non-stop heavy rain destroys thousands acres plantations in Magway
GENERAL
MAGWAY- Non-stop heavy rain poured from June 9th to 14th inundated the creeks in Magway Region and over 90,000 acres of crop plantations are flooded, says Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irriga...
Jun 22, 2018

More migrants return to Myanmar as arrests increase in Thailand
GENERAL
Myanmar migrant workers are returning home as arrests continue in Thailand for those without proper documents according to Kyauk Lone Gyi welcoming camp in Myawaddy. After new rules for employers a...
Jun 22, 2018

Yangon face squatter related challenges: mayor
GENERAL
Many people moved to Yangon as it is a commercial hub of Myanmar and thus the city is facing challenges related with squatters and crimes, said Yangon mayor Maung Maung Soe in a region parliament sess...
Jun 21, 2018

Ancient pagodas discovered in Nyaung U
GENERAL
TWO more ancient pagodas, believed to be from the 13th century, were discovered between Myaung and Laekan villages in Nyaung U Township, Mandalay Region, when the villagers cleared out grown ve...
Jun 21, 2018

Mottama Holdings Plans Iconic Landmarks To Accentuate Yangon’s Potential
GENERAL
Mottama Holdings Limited has been developing projects valued at a total of USD 1 billion, including residential, office tower, shopping malls, and public recreational center, in partnership with local...
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