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Jan 25, 2020
French team makes documentary about ‘Life of Ayarwaddy River’ in Mandalay
MEDIA

CREW of Step by Step Production TV channel from France shot youths undergoing training at the ‘Bamathway Myanmar traditional lethwei club’ in Chanayethazan Township, Mandalay Region as we...

Jan 17, 2020
Singapore Festival 2020 is Back With a Palace Garden Party
MEDIA

Singapore Festival 2020, the fourth celebration of Singapore in Myanmar, will bring a glamorous garden party to the grounds of the Chin Tsong Palace on Feb. 1-2.

The two-day festival will...

Jan 09, 2020
Japanese Film Festival Expands to Myanmar’s Capital for 8th Edition
MEDIA

Since 2013, the Japanese Film Festival Myanmar has been held annually with the aim of enhancing cultural ties between the countries. The festival has been expanded to Naypyitaw and is screening i...

Dec 30, 2019
4th Myanmar Festival of Artists with Disabilities held
MEDIA

The 4th Myanmar Festival of Artists with Disabilities was held in Yangon late Saturday, with more efforts being called for to help persons with disabilities in the country, Xinhua reported.

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Dec 19, 2019
Film analysis programme for “The Tin Drum” to be held at FDC
MEDIA

A film analysis programme for the Plame D’or and Best Foreign Language Film awards winning film “The Tin Drum” by director Volker Schlondorff will be held at the movie theater, No.50, Go...

Dec 13, 2019
Japan’s NHK films in Inle area about kindness of locals to pets
MEDIA

JAPAN’S national broadcasting organization NHK filmed the nature of cats at the home of U Thar Phaw in Nantpam village of Inle Lake area in Nyaungshwe Township of southern Shan State yeste...

Dec 07, 2019
Myanmar film nets trophies at Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019
MEDIA

THE ASIAN Academy Creative Awards (AAA) 2019 was held at Singapore Victoria Theatre, Singapore, on 5 December evening.

During the Grand Award ceremony, the Best Children’s Programme ...

Nov 19, 2019
French star spurs on aspiring women actresses at Yangon film festival
MEDIA

YANGON — Award-winning French actress Isabelle Huppert urged Myanmar women wanting to make it in the world of cinema to go for it, as she added star power to Yangon's MEMORY! film festival....

Nov 15, 2019
‘Mudra’s Calling’ features in prestigious China film festival
MEDIA

DIRECTOR Christina Kyi’s Mudra’s Calling has been selected by the China Film Association to be screened at the 28th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival from 19 to 23 November i...

Nov 13, 2019
Tokyo International Film Festival Reveals Diverse Lineup of Award Winners, Including Iranian Director Reza Jamali's "Old Men Never Die"
MEDIA

During the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) Award Ceremony on November 5, Director Reza Jamali won the Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center for his film "Old...

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Jan 16, 2020
Mandalay authorities to take action against illegal gold miners
BUSINESS
Mandalay Region Water Resources and Rivers Development Department chief Kyaw Myint Than told Mizzima that they are planning to take legal action against illegal gold miners working the Ayeyarwady Ri...
Jan 13, 2020
Myanmar govt to increase licence fees of employment agencies
BUSINESS
The government is discussing an increase in licence fees paid by employment agencies sending workers to Thailand, a senior labour official said.

U Win Shein, director general of the Department o...

Jan 09, 2020
Western Union cuts ties with Myawaddy Bank
BUSINESS
Western Union has terminated its contract with the Tatmadaw-owned Myawaddy Bank, becoming the latest foreign company to disassociate itself from military-associated companies.

Western Union, whi...

Jan 07, 2020
Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Back for a Second Year
BUSINESS

The major “Big Bad Wolf” book sale will be back in Yangon for a second time with more genres on offer from Jan. 10 to 20 at the Myanmar Expo Hall at Fortune Plaza in Thaketa Township....

Dec 22, 2019
Central bank to circulate ‘Bogyoke Aung San’ 1000-Kyat note
BUSINESS

The Central Bank of Myanmar will circulate 1000-Kyat currency notes starting 4 January next year, according to the State-owned Myanmar Radio and Television.

The CBM is working to issue ...

Dec 10, 2019
Onion tears
BUSINESS
While the Union finance minister has said that she does not eat much onion, the chief minister of this state has spied a sinister hand in the dearth of tasty tear jerker. A century is a landmark in...
Nov 26, 2019
Average inflation rate continues to rise
BUSINESS

The average inflation rate increased by over six to eight per cent for 12 consecutive months in 2018-19 fiscal year, according to figures from the Ministry of Planning and Finance.

The ...

Nov 25, 2019
FDI at production sector exceeds $ 11.5 bln
BUSINESS

Over 30 years, the inflow of foreign investments into the production sector has exceeded 11.5 billion US dollars. Myanmar has reformed its policies in order to attract more new foreign investmen...

Nov 23, 2019
SME Bank to Provide Unsecured Loans to SMEs
BUSINESS

Myo Sandar/Myanmar Business TodayIn a move to assist SMEs and contribute to the country’ economic development, the SME Development Bank is set to offer cash flow budget (CFB) loans requirin...

Nov 23, 2019
Rakhine’s first coconut processing factory to open in Manaung
BUSINESS

The first coconut processing factory, to produce six kinds of finished products, for Rakhine State will be opened in Manaung soon.

“It will be a good opportunity for Manaung as it ...

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Jan 25, 2020

Myanmar Court Seeks Arrest of Lawyer and Poet in Military’s Lawsuit
GENERAL

YANGON—A court in Tanintharyi Region issued warrants Monday for the arrest of lawyer U Kyi Myint and poet U Saw Wai for failing to appear in court for a case over their remarks on Myanmar&r...

Jan 25, 2020

Wuhan Flights to Myanmar Stopped Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
GENERAL

Mandalay – China Eastern Airlines (CEA) announced Friday that its direct flights from the Chinese city of Wuhan to Mandalay have been canceled.

Following the Wuhan lockdown, as Chin...

Jan 25, 2020

Myanmar Girls Trafficked to China from Shan, Militia Detains Suspects
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Lu Nan and Seng Hkawn, two ethnic Kachin girls from northern Shan State, have been missing for two months and were likely trafficked into China, according to the Kachin Literature and Culture Org...

Jan 23, 2020

Flight from Wuhan lands here as coronavirus threat grows in China
GENERAL
The weekly flight from Wuhan, China, landed in Yangon as usual on Thursday despite the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people in the Chinese city, a spokesperson for Yangon International Air...
Jan 23, 2020

General Aung San's statue to be unveiled at Thabyegon Roundabout on his birthday
GENERAL

The statue of General Aung San on horseback to be placed at Thabyegon Roundabout in Nay Pyi Taw is being erected and will be unveiled on the birthday of the Myanmar’s independence hero on ...

Jan 23, 2020

Govt Administrator Shot in Myanmar’s Northern Shan State
GENERAL

An administrator in Kyaukme Township in northern Shan State was shot twice and wounded while he traveled home from work, according to the police.

U Myint Oo Kywe, a clerk at the General A...

Jan 23, 2020

Border posts dividing upper and lower Myanmar after second Anglo-Burmese war damage
GENERAL

Border posts dividing upper and lower Myanmar after second Anglo-Burmese war are damaged and needed to repair, sources said.

The British occupied Myayhtae (Aunglan) after the second Angl...

Jan 23, 2020

Top UN Court Orders Myanmar to Protect Rohingya Rights, End Genocide
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YANGON — The United Nations’ highest court ruled that Myanmar must follow provisional measures to protect Rohingya Muslims from killings and other atrocities while refraining from des...

Jan 23, 2020

Myanmar Attorney General Vows to Prosecute Civilian Perpetrators of Crimes Against Rohingya in Rakhine State
GENERAL

At the Myanmar President’s request, the Union Attorney General’s Office announced on Wednesday that it will cooperate with related departments to investigate and prosecute cases invol...

Jan 23, 2020

Fighting for LGBT rights in Myanmar with a 'pink pinky'
GENERAL

LGBT activists in Myanmar campaigning to decriminalise same-sex relations are urging thousands of people to paint their little finger pink as they try to highlight the issue ahead of elections ...

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