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Dec 10, 2017
Grand Final and Awarding ceremony of Peace music Festival held in Yangon
MEDIA
THE grand final event and awarding ceremony of 2017 peace music festival was held yesterday night at People’s Park, Dagon Township, Yangon. The 2017 Peace music festival was supervised by Mini...
Dec 06, 2017
First-ever gathering of Taungthar ethnic people held at Htilin Tsp, Magwe Region
MEDIA
Taungtha ethnic people from Htilin, Saw, Gangaw, Sedoktara, Mindat townships assembled at Watthet village monastery in Htilin Township, Magwe Region from 9 am to 4 pm on 3rd December, and the ga...
Dec 03, 2017
Four singers reach Grand Final of Peace Music Festival
MEDIA
Studio-A of Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV) broadcast live yesterday the names of the four singers who advanced to Grand Final of 2017 Peace Music Festival. The four who advanced to Grand Fi...
Dec 03, 2017
Festival to develop youths
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Nov 30, 2017
Meeting on film about the life of Bogyoke Aung San
MEDIA
The 1st coordination meeting on a biographical film being made about the life of Bogyoke Aung San was held at the National Theatre on Myoma Kyaung Street, Dagon Township in Yangon yesterday. At ...
Nov 26, 2017
Peace Music Festival starts 4th round of level 3 in Yangon
MEDIA
The fourth round of Level (3) stage of peace music festival was held yesterday night at Hexagon Complex, Shwe Htut Tin, East Horse Race Course Road, Tarmwe in Yangon. Yangon Region Chief Ministe...
Nov 19, 2017
Arts Exhibition, in commemoration of Artist U Kan Nyunt’s centenary celebration held
MEDIA
Arts Exhibition, as amark of 100th anniversary of Artist U Kan Nyunt is taking place at the school of painting and sculpture in Aung Myay Tha Zan Township, Mandalay from 18 to 20 November. The...
Nov 19, 2017
Myanmar artist wins 1st place in Category 36 of 2017 American Arts Awards
MEDIA
U HLA TUN, a Myanmar fine artist, ranked first in Category 36 of 2017 American Arts Awards among international artists from more than 50 countries, including some ASEAN member countries, Asian ...
Nov 19, 2017
Peace Music Festival starts 3rd round of level 3 in Yangon
MEDIA
The third round of Level (3) stage of peace music festival was held yesterday night at Hexagon Complex, Shwe Htut Tin, East Horse Race Course Road, Tamway in Yangon. Union Minister for Informat...
Nov 06, 2017
Film portraying Myanmar family wins best Asian feature award
MEDIA
A film portraying the life of a Myanmar family has won the best Asian feature film award at the closing ceremony of 30th Tokyo International Film Award Festival on November 3. The director of the,...
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Dec 13, 2017
Vehicles at knockdown price selling steadily in Yangon market
BUSINESS
Most cars offered at bargain prices are selling well in the Yangon automobile market, as of early December. Vehicle owners continued to sell cars at prevailing market prices during the past mont...
Dec 12, 2017
Bamboo production still not keeping up with domestic, foreign demand
BUSINESS
Ineffici ent methods of bamboo cultivation have resulted in a dwindling supply of bamboo, which cannot meet either domestic or foreign demand, according to the Myawady Daily. Though South Korea ...
Dec 12, 2017
Mid-Year Myanma Jade and Gems Emporium commences
BUSINESS
The 2017 Mid-Year Myanma Jade and Gems Emporium was held yesterday morning at Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw, with Vice President U Henry Van Thio in attendance...
Dec 11, 2017
Myanmar tourism ministry demands lower hotel rates
BUSINESS
Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has called on hotels to lower their rates in an effort to attract more tourists, the military-run Myawady Daily reported last week. According to the repor...
Dec 11, 2017
Over use of machinery and vehicles rampant in Lonekhin-Hpakant mines
BUSINESS
Mining companies have been going over the limits of the number of machinery allowed to use in Lonekhin-Hpakant jade mines. According to MP Tint Soe from the Hpakant Constituency, companies have bee...
Dec 11, 2017
Chin needs trade zone to increase exports to India: Commerce official
BUSINESS
To promote Chin State’s economy, the government should establish a trade zone, according to a source at the Chin State Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The source said he had advise...
Dec 10, 2017
Myanmar wins award at a Southeast Asian video festival
BUSINESS
A contestant from Myanmar won an award for a children’s film at the South East Asia Prix Jeunesse Video Festival (SEAPJ)’s national and regional level competitions held in Manila, Philippines...
Dec 10, 2017
Interviews with Myanmar’s entrepreneurs and the future of innovation
BUSINESS
The 2nd Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association Summit was held on 9 December at the Myanmar Convention Center -2 in Nay Pyi Taw. Some of the pioneering youths and the Chairman of the Myanmar In...
Dec 10, 2017
Areca nut exports to India continue to decline
BUSINESS
INDIA imported US$0.569 million worth of areca nut weighing about 700 tonnes from Myanmar in the week between 18 and 24 November through border points of entry, according to the Ministry of Comm...
Dec 08, 2017
Five-Star “Pan Pacific Yangon Hotel” Opened
BUSINESS
Opening ceremony of the International standard five-Star “Pan Pacific Yangon Hotel” was held at the Junction City, at Pabedan in Yangon yesterday. Present at the ceremony were U Ohn Maung, U...
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Dec 13, 2017

Sittway observes Rakhine National Day with traditional “Kyin” wrestling Competitions
GENERAL
To mark the 43rd Rakhine State Day, Rakhine traditional “Kyin” wrestling competitions kicked off at 9 am yesterday at the Wingabar Grounds in Sittway, Rakhine State. The ceremony was opened ...
Dec 13, 2017

Meiktila mountaineering team to climb mountain over 7, 800 ft. high
GENERAL
The mountaineering team in Meiktila, Mandalay Region will climb East and West Side Viewing Mountain which is over 7,800 feet high in Southern Shan State. “The Meiktila hiking and mountaineeri...
Dec 13, 2017

‘Pragmatic approach’ needed for SME emergence: VP U Myint Swe
GENERAL
To develop small and medium enterprises in Myanmar, a “pragmatic approach” should be used and encouragement should be given for the emergence of new businesses focusing on export and innovat...
Dec 13, 2017

Myanmar reporters may face 14 years in prison under colonial-era law
GENERAL
Two Reuters journalists have been arrested for possessing “important security documents,” Myanmar’s Ministry of Information announced on Wednesday. The ministry’s statement said reporters W...
Dec 13, 2017

NCA signatories to meet Tatmadaw in late December
GENERAL
Ethnic NCA signatories are scheduled to meet the Tatmadaw (government armed forces) informally in an effort to reunite security at the end of this month, said Colonel Khun Okkar, patron of Pa-O Nation...
Dec 13, 2017
US embassy protest monk denied bail
GENERAL
A monk who protested alone in front of the US embassy in Yangon has had his appeal rejected by a court during his fourth trial session. Sayadaw Parmaukkha was sued under section 505(b) for an unautho...
Dec 12, 2017

Awareness Center to be opened in Yangon to study gold and gems central market
GENERAL
Awareness Centers, to be opened in downtown Yangon in 2018, will allow gold traders, buyers and sellers to learn about the gold and gem markets during a sixmonth training programme, said U Khin...
Dec 12, 2017

Suu Kyi vows to replace memorization-based education system
GENERAL
Myanmar must replace rote memorization in the education system with a “rationalization-based system, state counsellor and former education minister Aung San Suu Kyi declared at an education seminar ...
Dec 12, 2017

Police seize amphetamine tablets from vacant house
GENERAL
Maungdaw – Security forces seized 95,000 amphetamine tablets worth of K190 million from an unoccupied house in Ngakhuya Bengali village in Maungdaw township on Sunday, sources said. The police re...
Dec 12, 2017

Myitsone hydro project needs tripartite discussions: KNCP
GENERAL
The Myanmar government, the Chinese government and its company and the Kachin political group should meet for a tripartite discussion in seeking a solution to the Myitsone project issue, said Dr Am Ka...
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