» Myanmar Version » Mobile Version
News
Entertainment News
Oct 23, 2017
Four reach level-3 of Peace Music Festival
MEDIA
Two reached the level 3 of the peace music festival in Mandalay in which nine contestants took part in the second event of the level-2 yesterday. The event 1 and event 2 of the level 2 were held...
Oct 02, 2017
Myanmar beauty queen dethroned over graphic Rakhine
MEDIA
A Myanmar beauty queen has been disqualified from a major international pageant just days before she was scheduled to compete after she released a video statement that blames the ongoing crisis in Rak...
Oct 02, 2017
Peace music festival contest held in Hpa-An
MEDIA
Level-1 song contest of Peace music festival 2017 was held yesterday evening at Zwekabin Hall in Hpa-An Town, Kayin State. Present at the contest were State Hluttaw speaker U Saw Chit Khin, min...
Oct 02, 2017
Chinese Film Festival 2017 opens in Nay Pyi Taw
MEDIA
Chinese Film Festival 2017 opened at Aungthabyay cinema in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday where movies depicting the religion and culture of China were screened. “We can enjoy the beautiful natural sc...
Sep 19, 2017
Opening ceremony of Myanmar Democracy Festival contests for film, music, fine arts, concerts and anyeint held
MEDIA
A ceremony to open the Myanmar democracy festival contests for film, music, fine arts, concerts and anyeint was held at the National Theatre on Myoma Kyaung Street, Yangon at 6 pm yesterday. T...
Sep 17, 2017
Viet Nam, Myanmar show beauty in acrylic paintings
MEDIA
Twenty-nine paintings of Viet Nam and 23 of Myanmar showing the charm and beauty of both countries are displayed at National Theatre in Yangon. For the third time the Myanmar-Viet Nam art exhi...
Sep 15, 2017
Film Festival in honour of Democracy Day kicks off
MEDIA
A scene in “The Great Myanmar”, one of the five films to be shown during Myanmar Democracy Day on 15 September, is based on the history of Buddhism and Buddhist culture......
Sep 12, 2017
Films in honour of Democracy Day to be shown at 47 cinemas nationwide for seven days
MEDIA
The Myanmar Democracy Film Festival will be launched on 15th September, showing five films at 47 cinemas nationwide from 15 to 21 September. People can enjoy the films free of charge on 15th Sep...
Sep 07, 2017
Festival in honour of Democracy Day presents special film in 3-D “Glittering with Gold in the Sunlight”
MEDIA
The Myanmar Festival held in honour of Democracy Day on 15 September will present special shows on films, music and Myanmar traditional performance troupes called “Anyeint”, under the arrang...
Sep 06, 2017
"Lat Khat Than" exhibition kicks off in Yangon
MEDIA
"Lat Khat Than" exhibition kicks off at the National Museum in Yangon on 5th September 2017, showcasing products from Myanmar traditional weaving....
More Entertainment News
Business News
Oct 23, 2017
Handicraftsman to Get A Boost
BUSINESS
Handicraftsmen in Myanmar are looking for over­seas markets to sell their wares to, especially in Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia, according to Trade Promotion Depart­ment of Ministry of Com­merce...
Oct 23, 2017
IRD Measures to Clean up Property Trading
BUSINESS
As part of efforts to prevent black money investment in the property market, the Internal Revenue Department (under the Ministry of Planning and Finance) announced on October 2 that it will sell stamp...
Oct 22, 2017
MRF to form Rakhine agribusiness company
BUSINESS
The Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF) is planning to form a company, Rakhine Agribusiness Public Co Ltd, to provide help for the development of the farming sector in Rakhine State, according to the announ...
Oct 20, 2017
Yangon’s Stagnant Market Needs a Boost
BUSINESS
Trade volume on Yangon’s Stock Ex­change (YSX) has slowed to K1.8 billion in September; 0.5% less than in August. Trade peaked in March at K3 billion and has since slowed. Each month af­ter tha...
Oct 20, 2017
Bidder eyes South Korea and China made vehicles with left-hand drive
BUSINESS
South Korea and China made vehicles with left-hand drive are highly bid, resulting from recent announcement of 2018 vehicle import policy, according to yesterday’s report of Myawady Daily. Pr...
Oct 20, 2017
Young startup aims 40 per cent monthly growth
BUSINESS
AS THE HIGH season for Myanmar tourism draws near, ezStay, an online booking platform for budget hotels and guesthouses, has set a target to grow 40 per cent on a monthly basis in its first year of bu...
Oct 19, 2017
Mung bean and pigeon peas traded at bargain price in Yangon market
BUSINESS
THE price of a slip for a car is on the rise following an announcement of a change in vehicle import policy. The Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicle Imports released an official announcement...
Oct 18, 2017
Beekeepers up efforts to export honey
BUSINESS
Myanmar beekeepers are looking forward to exporting domestically produced honey to international markets like Europe, which is a top importer of honey, U Aung Khaing Htwe, deputy chairman of Myanmar A...
Oct 18, 2017
FDI in Myanmar Tops 4 bln USD in First Half of FY 2017-18
BUSINESS
Foreign Direct In­vestment (FDI) in Myanmar totaled over 4.3 billion U.S. dol­lars in first half of Fiscal Year 2017-2018, increas­ing by 3 billion dollars compared to the same pe­riod of Fiscal Y...
Oct 17, 2017
Bids invited for upgrade of YBS
BUSINESS
In an attempt to ensure the emergence of better bus services, the Yangon Transport Authority has invited bids for a bus guide, cash-based ticketing system and CCTV system services for Yangon Bus Servi...
More Business News
Other News
Oct 23, 2017

Sule Square Office Tower and Retail Mall opens as newest landmark
GENERAL
The Sule Square Office Tower and Retail Mall officially opened on 15 October with an evening celebration attended by the Mayor of Yangon, U Maung Maung Soe and the community’s business leaders...
Oct 23, 2017

Road extension, new building constructions banned in Bagan
GENERAL
THE expansion of roads, the paving of new concrete roads and the construction of new buildings in Bagan ancient cultural zone have been prohibited by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Cultur...
Oct 23, 2017

Nay Pyi Taw rally supports State Counsellor’s leadership
GENERAL
Residents in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory have staged a rally to show their solidarity with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and to support her handling of the issue of northern Rakhine Stat...
Oct 22, 2017

Govt to give cash to twice as many mine victims next year
GENERAL
The government, which already provides K200,000 each to 100 landmine victims across Myanmar, plans to support 200 victims in the next fiscal year (2018-2019), according to the Ministry of Social Welfa...
Oct 22, 2017

Verification process carried out in three villages of Maungdaw
GENERAL
Staff members of the Rakhine State Immigration and Population Department have carried out a verification process to issue national verification cards (NVCs) to more than 2,600 people from northern, e...
Oct 22, 2017

More than 1,400 fires reported in nine months
GENERAL
Between January and September, there were 1,451 fire cases nationwide, killing 87 people and affecting more than 3,500 others, according to Myanmar Fire Service Department. During these nine months, ...
Oct 20, 2017

5 dead after Myanmar police clash with jade scavengers
GENERAL
At least five people were killed and 20 injured after Myanmar police opened fire on an armed mob of jade seekers that tried to enter a mine in the far north, state media reported Friday, the latest de...
Oct 20, 2017

Kandawgyi Palace death toll rises to 2, other details emerge
GENERAL
A second body was found yesterday in the ruins of the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, which was engulfed by fire in the early hours of Thursday morning, bringing the current death toll to two. The first bo...
Oct 20, 2017

Myanmar to adopt crop insurance based on weather
GENERAL
Myanmar and Sompo Japan Insurance are planning to adopt a crop insurance system based on climatic conditions, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Hla Kyaw told a parliamentary se...
Oct 20, 2017

RCSS Chief meets with Shan people in Taunggyi
GENERAL
Chairman General Ywet Sit of the RCSS/SSA, which signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), met Shan people at the Hall of Shan Literature and Culture in Taunggyi, Shan State on October 18. The...
More Other News