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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 doctor-turned-model hits back at ban over revealing photos

MEDIA Jun 19, 2019
A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal agains... 53

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

Thet Htar Thuzar wins FLEET Mauritius International 2019 title

SPORT Jun 17, 2019
MYANMAR’S Thet Htar Thuzar won the championship title in the women’s singles series of the FLEET Mauritius International 2019, held in Ebene, Mauritius, by beating Finland’s Airi Mikkela y... 77

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

Myanmar’s Phoe Thaw TKOs Indonesia’s Victorio Senduk in China

SPORT Jun 17, 2019
Phoe Thaw from Myanmar knocked out Indonesia’s Victoria Senduk at the One: Legendary Quest event in Shanghai, China on Saturday. The referee put a stop to the featherweight contest after 4 mi... 77

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