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WWF-Myanmar organises study visit to raise environmental awareness among Myanmar’s youth

GENERAL Feb 23, 2018
WWF-Myanmar organised a study visit programme, called Touching Nature, in collaboration with Dawei Development Association and Dawei University which aim to raise environmental awareness among y... 48

Forest area around Mount Sayamayri to be demarcated as protected

GENERAL Feb 23, 2018
The Sagaing Region Forest Department will conduct a study tour to claim untouched natural forests around Mount Sayamayri under the Naga self administrative zone in the Sagaing Region as protecte... 37

Sidewalks and steel railings around Mandalay moat are renovated

GENERAL Feb 23, 2018
Renovation of the sidewalks and railing fences of the moat in Mandalay will be undertaken by the Mandalay City Development Committee. The financing will come from a fund in the amount of Ks.400 ... 39

Myanmar to hold pearl auction in Hong Kong to penetrate int'l market

BUSINESS Feb 23, 2018
Myanmar will hold its sixth International Pearl Auction in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region starting Friday, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Thursday. In the three... 56

Income tax reduction likely to boost real estate market

BUSINESS Feb 23, 2018
Realtors are expecting the reduced income tax under the 2018 Union Tax Law to stimulate the real estate market, which has been cool for the last three years. The new law will come into force fro... 41

Aung La N Sang claims two division world champion with head kick to Machado

SPORT Feb 23, 2018
IN the main event of ONE: QUEST FOR GOLD, hometown hero “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang scored a quick knockout victory over Alexandre Machado to win the vacant ONE Light Heavyweight Wor... 32

Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine state: Police

GENERAL Feb 23, 2018
Three bombs exploded in different locations around Rakhine’s state capital Sittwe early Saturday morning, including the home of a high ranking official, Myanmar police told AFP, adding that no death... 34

Yangon Welcomes New 4G+ Data Experience

GENERAL Feb 23, 2018
Myanmar’s electronic dance music (EDM) fans enjoyed life as ananda revealed their logo and an infinity hub at the Full Moon Party EDM festival on Yangon on February 10, 2018. ananda is a 4G+ data... 28

NLD economist questions effectiveness of new tax bill

BUSINESS Feb 23, 2018
The recently unveiled 2018 tax bill that had caused quite a firestorm in Myanmar is widely considered to be an abomination for many skeptics; even the believers are tentative at best. It comes as n... 31

Myanmar Youth Micro Film Contest Public Show to be held in Yangon

MEDIA Feb 23, 2018
Myanmar Youth Micro Film Contest Public Show will held in Maha Bandoola Park in Yangon from February 23 to 25. The purpose of holding the contest is to show the public award-winning and good films,... 35