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Domestic gold price on the rise in keeping with high global price

BUSINESS Feb 20, 2017
The gold market was cool during the Chinese New Year festival, resulting in a price slip. The domestic gold price has bounced back with the rise in global gold price and high demand, according t... 15

High-quality Zwekapin swimming pool opened in Pha-an

BUSINESS Feb 20, 2017
If swimming pools were rated the same way as hotels, the Zwekapin swimming pool in Kanthaya park, Pha-an township would merit five stars.... 5

10,000 tonnes of parboiled rice exported in 10 months

BUSINESS Feb 20, 2017
Over 10,000 tonnes of parboiled rice were shipped to foreign countries over the past 10 months in this fiscal year, fetching nearly US$4million, according to the Commerce Ministry.... 7

Trade value of US$8billion required to meet expectations

BUSINESS Feb 20, 2017
About US$8billion is still required to meet the expected amount of trade value with foreign countries in this fiscal year 2016-2017, said U Win Myint, the director of Trade Promotion Department.... 6

My Yangon, My Home festival to come 25 February

GENERAL Feb 20, 2017
THE 2nd edition of “My Yangon, My Home”, art and heritage festival will take place at public places across Yangon starting the last week of this month, according to organisers.... 5

AirAsia to start Yangon-Honolulu route in late June

GENERAL Feb 20, 2017
MALAYSIA-based AirAsia will begin flying from Yangon, to Honolulu, the capital of Hawaii and gateway to the U.S, at the end of June, this year.... 6

Myanmar earns over US$12 million from rice exports by sea last month

BUSINESS Feb 18, 2017
MYANMAR received over US$12 million from the export of over 40,000 tonnes of rice mainly to China, and some European countries by sea in January, according to Commerce Ministry.... 52

Chief Minister: Yangon bus line will meet international standards by 2018

GENERAL Feb 18, 2017
Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said the Yangon Bus Service system will be upgraded to an international standard by the beginning of next year.... 59

Four in Chin family dead in murder-suicide case in Malaysia

GENERAL Feb 18, 2017
A 27-year-old Myanmar man living in Malaysia’s Selangor state killed himself after murdering his wife and two young children, according to Myanmar Embassy officials and Malaysia-based Myanmar civil ... 33

Pistol, bullets found in drug raid

GENERAL Feb 18, 2017
Police seized a Spanish-made pistol and 83 bullets in a major drug seizure from three houses in the past two days.... 53