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Golden Rock cable car to open in December

GENERAL Nov 20, 2017
After months of delays, the launch of Myanmar’s first-ever cable car has been set for the second or third week of December at the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda in Mon State, officials involved in the project hav... 38

Myanmar’s 221 political prisoners include a 14-year-old boy

GENERAL Nov 20, 2017
Myanmar prisons are holding 221 people who were arrested for their political activities, including one 14-year-old boy, according to the most recent monthly report from the Assistance Association for ... 36

Border trade on decline

BUSINESS Nov 20, 2017
Myanmar’s external trade volume has exceeded US$19 billion and border trade is declining, according to trade figures from the Ministry of Commerce. From April 1 to November 10 this fiscal year, th... 29

Mobile labs to test Aids patients for TB

GENERAL Nov 20, 2017
The 3MDG (Three Millennium Development Goal) Fund will help the Ministry of Health and Sports test Aids patients for tuberculosis. The organisation donated two vehicles equipped with lab equipment in... 22

Drug ring leader escapes raid in Kachin, make threats

GENERAL Nov 20, 2017
A crime victim says his life is in danger for helping bust a well-known drug smuggling ring in Moehnyin, Kachin State. Khin Maung Htay, chief administrator of Nammar Village Tract, was part of a stin... 24

13th ASEM FMs’ Meeting kicks off: Peace is essential for achievement of UNSDGs: State Counsellor

GENERAL Nov 20, 2017
The 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM13) opened in Myanmar’s capital city of Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, with an opening address by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Speaking a... 29

Arts Exhibition, in commemoration of Artist U Kan Nyunt’s centenary celebration held

MEDIA Nov 19, 2017
Arts Exhibition, as amark of 100th anniversary of Artist U Kan Nyunt is taking place at the school of painting and sculpture in Aung Myay Tha Zan Township, Mandalay from 18 to 20 November. The... 72

Myanmar artist wins 1st place in Category 36 of 2017 American Arts Awards

MEDIA Nov 19, 2017
U HLA TUN, a Myanmar fine artist, ranked first in Category 36 of 2017 American Arts Awards among international artists from more than 50 countries, including some ASEAN member countries, Asian ... 477

Pa-O people celebrate New Year Festival in Thaton Township

GENERAL Nov 19, 2017
THE New Year Festival of Pa-O ethnic people was held in the precinct of Shwesayan Pagoda in Thaton Township of Mon State on Sunday morning. The annual festival falls on the 1st Waxing of Nadaw,... 37

Peace Music Festival starts 3rd round of level 3 in Yangon

MEDIA Nov 19, 2017
The third round of Level (3) stage of peace music festival was held yesterday night at Hexagon Complex, Shwe Htut Tin, East Horse Race Course Road, Tamway in Yangon. Union Minister for Informat... 58