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Celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of Armed Forces Day

GENERAL Mar 28, 2017
The annual Armed Forces Day was celebrated in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday with an elaborate parade that featured thousands of troops, some riding on tanks and other military vehicles, on planes and helic... 14

Ayeyawady dolphins draw eco-tourists

BUSINESS Mar 28, 2017
Tou rists are flocking to see and help endangered Ayeyawady dolphins, which are on the verge of extinction, according to Ayeyawady Dolphin Conservation Team.... 19

Chinese government to reopen accounts of Myanmar merchants

BUSINESS Mar 28, 2017
Yunn an Provincial government agreed that Myanmar merchants’ bank accounts in Yunnan Province which were terminated will be reopened after scrutiny.... 13

YSX to extend trading time to four times a day in April

BUSINESS Mar 27, 2017
Tradi ng time on Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) will be extended to four times a day starting in April, according to the YSX Anniversary Forum held on 25th March at YSX office.... 37

Exports from fishery sector fetched over US$500million this FY

BUSINESS Mar 27, 2017
The export of fishery products as of 10th March this Fiscal Year hit US$525.986million, which is an increase of US$93.929million from that of the similar point last FY, according to statistics r... 32

Workers want 10-day Thingyan holiday

GENERAL Mar 27, 2017
More than 5000 workers representing the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM) marched to the city centre yesterday to demand 10 days of holidays during the Thingyan water festival.... 30

First Japanese food court opens in Myanmar

BUSINESS Mar 25, 2017
The first Japanese food court in Myanmar has opened in Yangon in a joint venture between Tokyo- based trading giant Sojitz Corp. and the largest local retail chain, City Mart Holdings.... 75

Shwe Taung Development, AYA Bank to sell apartments under long-term loan

BUSINESS Mar 25, 2017
Shwe Taung Development Co.and AYA Bank reportedly entered into an agreement for a mortgage loan plan valid for up to 15 years. This is the very first longterm loan plan offered by the private sec... 31

Gems and jades sales fetches five folds more than floor price

BUSINESS Mar 25, 2017
Sales of jade lots and uncut jade in Myanmar currency continued at the Mani Yadanar Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw at the early 2007.... 49

Yangon Stock Exchange ‘Can Be a Training Ground for Local Companies’

BUSINESS Mar 25, 2017
Myanmar firms at the top of their game should list on foreign exchanges, an audience at a Bloomberg conference in Yangon has heard, but others should consider listing on the lo­cal exchange as a t... 46