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All fights end in draw at Lethwei Japan

SPORT Nov 18, 2018
A lethwei competition - Lethwei in Japan 10 - was organized under the International Lethwei Federation Japan (ILFJ) at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan on 16 November. All fights at the event ended... 10

Myanmar wins gold in 2nd Taolu World Cup 2018

SPORT Nov 18, 2018
NYEIN CHAN KO KO, a Wushu athlete from Myanmar, won a gold medal in the Taijijian competition of the 2nd Taolu World Cup 2018 at the Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium in Yangon yesterday. Nyein ... 11

Lethwei: Myanmar’s Soe Lin Oo, Thailand’s Sam Khung battle to a draw

SPORT Nov 18, 2018
The main bout of the Lethwei Nation Fight 9 between Myanmar’s Soe Lin Oo and Thailand’s Sam Khung ended in a draw yesterday. The fight took place at the Thein Phyu Indoor Stadium in Yangon. ... 10

Newly-appointed Mon State Minister says he will focus on youth

GENERAL Nov 18, 2018
Newly appointed Mon State Border and Security Affairs Minister by Mon State Legislative Assembly, Col. Nay Htut Oo, said that he would emphasize a better future for youth in Mon State. The new min... 12

Helping Myanmar hotels deal with plastic refuse

GENERAL Nov 18, 2018
UN Environment, the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute and Thant Myanmar are organising a series of trainings on plastic reduction this November in three key destinations namely Bagan, Mandalay an... 12

Most of the fishing boats in Myeik archipelago are not obeyed laws: Taninthayi chief

LATEST Nov 18, 2018
Most fishing boats in Myeik archipelago are not obeying laws and fishery department needs to educate people widely in the area, said Dr Le Le Maw, Chief Minister for Taninthayi Region. The Region ... 11

Nearly 1.6 million stimulant tablets seized in Insein

GENERAL Nov 18, 2018
Nearly 1,600,000 stimulant tablets were seized stored in a car in a new ware house on Kantkaw Road in Myothit Ward-8 in Insein Township on the evening of November 17, according to Yangon North Distri... 12

YACL to work with govt in effort to lure European tourists as growth slows

GENERAL Nov 18, 2018
Yangon Aerodrome Company Ltd (YACL) is in negotiations with Lufthansa for the German airline to operate a direct flight between Frankfurt and Yangon. The move is part of efforts to lure European v... 11

Rakhine refugees lured by promise of jobs in Malaysia

GENERAL Nov 18, 2018
Dishonest brokers lured 106 northern Rakhine State refugees who were arrested off the coast of Yangon last week to undertake the perilous sea journey with a promise of jobs in Malaysia, a source s... 12

Second Taolu World Cup wushu competition starts this weekend

SPORT Nov 17, 2018
The Second Taolu World Cup Wushu competition will be held on November 17-18 at Thuwuna National indoor stadium, Yangon, jointly organized by International Wushu Federation and Myanmar Wushu Federation... 58