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AGC Group's Indonesian Company, PT Asahimas Flat Glass, Starts Commercial Production of High Value-added Products at Cikampek Plant

BUSINESS Apr 18, 2019
AGC Inc. announced on April 15 that the AGC group's Indonesian unit, PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk (AMG) (*1), began operating a mirror line at its Cikampek plant in the first quarter 2019 following the ... 28

Local Animal Feed Prices Unstable

BUSINESS Apr 17, 2019
Local raw materials for making animal feed has continued to be unstable, this reflects the market situation in China, Dr. Thet Muu, President of Myanmar Fish and Shrimp Feed Producers Association, sai... 51

Sales of Shared in FMI Air Limited

BUSINESS Apr 17, 2019
The Board of Directors of First Myanmar Investment Public Co., Ltd. (the "Company" and with its subsidiaries. the "Group") wishes to announce that the Company has on 22 March 2019 entered into a condi... 54

CBM Allows WeChat Trial in Selected Areas

BUSINESS Apr 17, 2019
With the increased number of Chinese tourists coming to Myanmar, Central Bank of Myanmar is working to make payments easier for tourists in order to encourage more spending. To accomplish this, they h... 56

Caged sparrows: a question of faith and conservation

GENERAL Apr 16, 2019
Whenever she hears sparrows chirping in a cage, Ma Su Zan can’t help but shell out money to buy their freedom. The sight of their flying and fading away into the distance makes her a little s... 105

Myanmar calls for international support as Bagan World Heritage decision looms

GENERAL Apr 16, 2019
YANGON — The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture on Friday called on foreign diplomats to encourage members of the World Heritage Committee to grant World Heritage status to Bagan when the com... 73

NSCN-K demand release of leaders

GENERAL Apr 16, 2019
The National Socialist Council of Nagaland Khaplang (NSCN-K) has demanded release of their leaders by the Myanmar government to be able to carry out peace talks, according to a report by a Northeast ... 48

2019 Thingyan Festival’s Mandats

GENERAL Apr 15, 2019
Thingyan, the most famous festival in Myanmar, will kick off on April 13 this year. It will run for four days to April 16, and be followed up by the Burmese New Year on April 17. During a Burmese le... 116

US government offers best wishes for the Thingyan holiday

GENERAL Apr 15, 2019
The US government has sent a message to mark the Myanmar Thingyan Festival that has begun and will end with Myanmar New Year on 16 April. In a press statement from Morgan Ortagus, Department Spoke... 68

Documentaries By Myanmar, China’s Youths Screened In Myanmar

MEDIA Apr 15, 2019
Documentaries made by a group of youths from Myanmar and China on China's Yunnan province were screened in Myanmar's Yangon on Friday. Under the training program "Future Communicator", a group of n... 101