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Aug 09, 2018
15TH ANNIVERSARY: GITAMEIT MUSIC INSTITUTE ORGANIZED A MUSIC CONCERT
MEDIA
Aiming to mark the 15th anniversary of Gitameit Music Institute, a Pwe Khinn Tha music concert was organized with the performances of students from the institute in Yangon, Sunday. Gitameit Music I...
Jul 11, 2018
QUIZ SHOW: QUIZS ON CHINESE TELEVISION SERIES BROADCASTED BY MRTV HELD
MEDIA
Quiz on Chinese television series broadcasted by MRTV in partnership with Guangxi People’s Broadcasting Station was held in Yangon on Friday. The quiz show is held in order to maintain the long l...
Jul 07, 2018
Film studio project in Nay Pyi Taw brings investment opportunities
MEDIA
UNION Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint has called for private businesses to consider investment opportunities in the film sector as the Union Government, ministries concerned and the Nay Py...
Jun 24, 2018
Thai Performance Troupe entertains at Mandalay National Theatre
MEDIA
THE Thailand Traditional Performance event, in commemoration of 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, was held on Saturday night at the National Theatre in Mandalay. Present at ...
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...
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Aug 16, 2018
Central Bank cannot control the money market
BUSINESS
Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) Vice-Chairman Dr. Maung Maung Lay said that Myanmar Central Bank cannot control the money market. Some businessmen complaine...
Aug 16, 2018
Import of consumer goods increases
BUSINESS
Myanmar imported US$1.698 billion worth of consumer goods in the present fiscal year (FY), an increase in value by $135 million than that of the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Comme...
Aug 15, 2018
Greenback hits record highs after the CBM ditches reference rate
BUSINESS
The value of a US dollar hits a record high of Ks-1488 after the Central Bank has abolished the reference rate for currency exchange. On August 13, the CBM issued an announcement that abolishes the...
Aug 13, 2018
Myanmar-ROK trade slightly decrease from April to June
BUSINESS
EXTERNAL trade with the Republic of Korea in the first half of the current six-month interim fiscal period hit US$186.9 million, which showed a slight decrease in value by $1.7 million from this ...
Aug 13, 2018
Consumer prices increase in Myawady amidst high exchange rate
BUSINESS
Myawady – Prices of products from Thailand in Myawady market are rising as Thai Baht exchange rate skyrockets and thus, market activities have grind to almost to a halt. “We have only sold a lo...
Aug 11, 2018
Myanmar's foreign trade value hits over $11.5 bn in three months
BUSINESS
Myanmar has good prospects for foreign trade this year as trade value has hit over US$11.5 billion over the past three months, exceeding over US$1.5 billion compared to the same period of last year, s...
Aug 11, 2018
Ten of 32 state-owned enterprises to make losses this fiscal year
BUSINESS
Ten out of 32 state-owned economic organisations, including News and Periodicals Enterprise set to lose over K1 billion, will make losses this fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Fi...
Aug 11, 2018
Produce from illegal Chinese plantations in Myanmar accounts for more than half of Myanmar export to China
BUSINESS
There are illegal Chinese plantations in Myanmar and at present, produce from their plantations is more than the export from Muse 105 miles wholesale markets according to Chairman of Muse 105 miles fr...
Aug 09, 2018
Some exporters not reaping healthy profit due to high US dollar exchange rate
BUSINESS
SOME exporters are not earning a remarkable profit, in spite of the fact that the US dollar exchange rate hit a record high of Ks1,475 per dollar in the floating exchange rate system on 7 August...
Aug 08, 2018
Barlolo eyes nationwide expansion this year
BUSINESS
SPURRED on by increased data consumption in line with rising sales of smartphones in Myanmar, e-commerce operator Barlolo.com is planning nationwide expansion this year, its top executives say. Min ...
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Aug 16, 2018

Fishing community in Mon state evacuated after flooding
GENERAL
Police in Paung, Mon State, evacuated the fishing community in Ahlyat Village in Paung Township as high tide destroyed their homes yesterday, state media reported. The wave destroyed seven homes ye...
Aug 16, 2018

Funeral for Mee Mee to be held on August 17
GENERAL
88-Generation leader Mee Mee aka Thinn Thinn Aye who was killed in a car accident will be buried on August 17 at Yayway cemetery, Yangon. Mar Kee from 88-Generation told Mizzima her body had been s...
Aug 16, 2018

Magwe NLD Chair issues notice to take legal action against defamation
GENERAL
The chairman of the ruling National League for Democracy party in central Myanmar’s Magwe region said on Wednesday that he issued a notice instructing regional bodies to take legal action against pe...
Aug 16, 2018

Central bank sets exchange rate of 1,460 kyats to 1 U.S. dollar
GENERAL
The central bank of Myanmar has announced removing the trading band of +/- 0.8 percent on exchange of Myanmar Kyat against the U.S. dollar to control market fluctuation in wake of continuous kyat de...
Aug 16, 2018

Well-wishers renovate damaged school in Ayeyawady
GENERAL
PATHEIN- Well-wishers renovated Basic Education Primary School in Nyunkwin village of Pyinsalu, Latputta Township that was damaged by strong winds on June 9th. The opening ceremony of a new school...
Aug 16, 2018

Locals demand halt to quarrying in Linmway mountain range in Mrauk-U
GENERAL
Local people from Hteikwapyin village on August 13 submitted a letter to Rakhine State government demanding an end to production of stone from Linmway mountain range about 17 miles to the north of Mra...
Aug 15, 2018

Construction of Mingalar Market Expected to Complete in 2020
GENERAL
The Mingalar Market was destroyed by fire twice within a decade, but is being rebuilt for the third time. The new building is supposed to provide enough space for 40,000 people. Construction has start...
Aug 15, 2018

High tide floods Yangon townships
GENERAL
Since 4:30 pm on August 13, high tide occurred in Botataung, Lamadaw township which are situated near Yangon port. Thaketa, Thigungyun, North Okkalapa, South Okkalapa, Pazuntaung, Mingalar Taungnyunt,...
Aug 15, 2018

Japan delays sending its railway tracks for Ygn-Mdy railroad project
GENERAL
YANGON- The upgrade of Yangon-Mandalay railroad project hasn’t been launched because Japan has delayed sending its railway tracks to Myanmar, according to Myanmar Railways under the Ministry of Tran...
Aug 15, 2018

A low pressure area may intensify: DMH
GENERAL
A low pressure area may occur in Bay of Bengal and may intensify, said Director General Kyaw Moe Oo from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). “It is located near the coast and is likely...
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