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Hmawbi and Monywa hold support rally of amending 2008 Constitution

GENERAL Feb 19, 2019
Locals came together in a rally to support amending of the 2008 National Constitution in Hmawbi Township, Yangon Region on February 17. About 200 participants of Hmawbi Township marched along from... 35

Mandalay labourers banned from staging protest

GENERAL Feb 19, 2019
MANDALAY- Mandalay workers tried to stage a protest against dismissal of labour leaders but were banned from doing so as it was without permission, according to the sources. The protesters assembl... 34

Strong wind, hailstones hit Kachin and Sagaing

GENERAL Feb 19, 2019
Heavy rains, winds and hailstones struck some townships in Sagaing and Waimaw Township in Kachin State destroying houses, schools and religious buildings as well as public infrastructure such as lamp... 32

Gold continues upward trend on strong global cues

BUSINESS Feb 19, 2019
WITH the increase in global gold prices, the price of domestic gold also rose and reached a new record of over K1,077,000 per tical on 18 February. “As a consequence of the rising global gold ... 28

Local fuel prices on the rise

BUSINESS Feb 19, 2019
LOCAL fuel prices, which had been stable for a month, are on the rise in the market, according to taxi drivers. On 17 February, fuel prices stood at K700 per liter for Octane 92, K790 for Octane... 29

Traditional bullock cart race at Wundwin attracts visitors

GENERAL Feb 19, 2019
A Myanmar traditional bullock cart race is being held at the Myat Nyi Naung pagoda festival in Wundwin Township, Meiktila District in Mandalay Region. The bullock cart race at the Myat Nyi Naun... 15

Line Walker-2 employs local talent as filming continues near Shwedagon Pagoda

MEDIA Feb 19, 2019
CAST and crew of the Hong Kong film Line Walker-2 continued filming scenes of the action thriller at the eastern entrance of Shwedagon Pagoda yesterday. Young Myanmar actors involved in the film... 27

Restoration of quake-hit pagodas nearly complete

GENERAL Feb 19, 2019
RESTORATION work on earthquake- hit pagodas in Bagan, MraukU, Sagaing, and Magway is nearly complete, and only 20 pagodas are currently being restored, according to the Ministry of Religious Aff... 16

Myanmar SMEs aim to export value-added products to ROK

BUSINESS Feb 18, 2019
MYANMAR’S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are planning to ship value-added products to the Republic of Korea, said U Aung Kyi Soe, the general secretary of the Union of Myanmar Federation ... 59

Dolphin population in protected area declines slightly: survey

GENERAL Feb 18, 2019
A recent survey has found a slight decline in the population of Irrawaddy dolphins living in protected areas in the Ayeyawady River, between Mandalay and Bhamo Township in Kachin State, compared... 58