GENERAL News

Mandalay NLD holds feast in honour of Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday

GENERAL Jun 19, 2019
In honour of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's 74th birthday, National League for Democracy (NLD) Party in Mandalay held a feast open for free to the public at the southern part of Mandalay moat o... 40

Magway region holds tree planting ceremony for cooler temperatures

GENERAL Jun 19, 2019
MAGWAY-With the goal of reducing temperatures, a tree planting ceremony was held yesterday in Chauk and Yenanchaung Townships which are the two hottest zones in Magway Region. The Magway Region Ch... 32

Only one YBS company pays off debts: Yangon Chief Minister

GENERAL Jun 19, 2019
Only the loan taken by one bus company for the purchase of buses has been paid , said Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein to media after the session of region parliament on June 18. “Two... 39

Loikaw police bans farmers from ploughing

GENERAL Jun 19, 2019
LOIKAW-About 50 police members banned farmers from ploughing on confiscated military-owned land near Lwetamu village in Loikaw Township, Kayah State yesterday afternoon. Nearly 100 farmers confron... 35

Myanmar’s hard-line monks rail against Suu Kyi

GENERAL Jun 19, 2019
Ultra-nationalist monks in Myanmar accepted a cash donation from the military on Monday while condemning Aung San Suu Kyi and her government for allowing Rohingya Muslims to enter the country "illega... 32

Over 100 small Buddha statues found in collapsed pagoda in Ingapu

GENERAL Jun 17, 2019
Over 100 small statues are discovered from a collapsed old pagoda in Ingapu, Ayeyawady Region, by villagers on 15 June. The villagers found the different size of Buddha statues together with oth... 74

5th International Yoga Day celebrated at Yangon stadium

GENERAL Jun 17, 2019
A celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga was organized on June 15 in Yangon with a mass yoga demonstration at Thuwunna National indoor stadium. Hundreds of people took part running throu... 74

Greased palms and discrimination at the passport office

GENERAL Jun 17, 2019
Applying for a passport ought to be straightforward for any citizen, but those who are of mixed ancestry or belong to minority faiths are humiliated and extorted by officials. It was a busy Monda... 84

Total, Siemens propose scaled-back LNG project in Tanintharyi

GENERAL Jun 17, 2019
YANGON — The European consortium behind a 1,230-megawatt power project in Tanintharyi Region has proposed scaling back its plans amid stalled talks with the government over financial terms. Howev... 69

Dengue fever kills eight in Yangon in five months

GENERAL Jun 17, 2019
In the first five months of 2019, there were 670 reported dengue transmission cases and eight deaths in Yangon Region, said Dr. Myo Thant , deputy head of the Yangon Region Public Health Department. ... 73