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Sein Ta Lone mango expected to fetch Ks2.4million

BUSINESS May 22, 2017
A tonne of Sein Ta Lone (Diamond Solitaire) mango fetches about Ks2 million in the export market and the price is likely to increase as the mango yield this year possibly decreases, according to... 40

Dive center to be opened in Thahtay Island in Kawthaung

GENERAL May 22, 2017
A DIVE Center is planned to be opened in Thahtay Island situated within Myeik Archipelago in the Andaman Sea, according to a spokesperson of Myanmar Dive Center... 31

Multi-purpose container barge service starts

BUSINESS May 22, 2017
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has started the Inland Water Transport (IWT), a multi-purpose container barge service to transport goods along the Ayeyarwady River and containers in... 26

H&T Ministry to offer Green Season Promotion

BUSINESS May 22, 2017
In a bid to enhance both hotel and tourism businesses and the investment enterprises, Green Season Promotion will be offered with a reduced price of airline tickets, hotels and restaurants, said... 18

China Seeks Up to 85 Percent Stake in Strategic Port in Myanmar

BUSINESS May 20, 2017
China is looking to take a stake of up to 85 percent in a strategically important sea port in Myanmar, ac­cording to documents re­viewed by Reuters, in a move that could heighten tensions over China... 75

Over 600 jade mine licences in Kachin’s Gem land to expire this month

BUSINESS May 20, 2017
THE licences of over 600 jade mining blocks in Lonekhin, Hpakant and other sites in Kachin State will expire this month, according to the Myanmar Gems Enterprise under the Ministry of Natural Re... 68

US$ 15.5 trillion to be invested in construction sector by 2030

GENERAL May 20, 2017
The volume of construction will grow to US$15.5 trillion worldwide by 2030, according to PWC statistics. Companies from China, US and India can invest in the construction sector.... 61

Pazundaung night market to be opened

BUSINESS May 20, 2017
The Pazundaung night market will be opened with nearly 140 shops in the 10th Ward of Pazundaung township this month, according to an official from Pazundaung township Municipal Affairs Committee... 39

Floating garden to be established in Inle Lake

GENERAL May 19, 2017
SAVE Inle Lake, the Inle farmer agricultural and development community, said it is working to establish a floating garden in Inlay Lake, a popular freshwater lake in Nyaungshwe Township, Shan Stat... 64

Auto market remains cool with high prices

BUSINESS May 19, 2017
The auto market not only in Yangon but also in other regions and states has been cool with the highest price rate in May.... 68