General News

Mandalay to host 2nd International Livestock and Agriculture Show

GENERAL Oct 15, 2017
MANDALAY, the commercial center of upper Myanmar, will host International Livestock and Agriculture Show in the last week of this month, focusing on development of the country’s farming indus... 40

Myanmars in UK show solidarity with State Counsellor

GENERAL Oct 15, 2017
About 400 Myanmar expats in UK showed their solidarity with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in London on 14 October. They staged rallies in support of the State Counsellor in front of the... 38

NCA reaches 2nd Anniversary

GENERAL Oct 15, 2017
Ceremony in commemoration of 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement was held at MICC-1 in Nay Pyi Taw at 10 am of 15 October. Ceremony was attended by President U Htin ... 39

Yangon ranked second most unsafe city in the world

GENERAL Oct 15, 2017
Yangon was ranked second to last in the Safe Cities Index 2017, released this week by The Economist Intelligence Unit. Myanmar’s biggest city suffers from low investment in health and infrastructure... 42

Letpadaung locals protest against Wanbao mining company

GENERAL Oct 15, 2017
Nearly 150 people from Letpadaung region staged a protest march in Salingyi township in Yinmabin district in Sagaing region on Saturday with a list of demands regarding a local mine. They marched fr... 37

US embassy to Myanmar welcomes State Counsellor’s commitment

GENERAL Oct 15, 2017
The embassy of United States to Myanmar released a statement on October 13, saying the embassy welcomes the commitment of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to work inclusively with many stakeholders t... 37

17,000 took overseas jobs last month

GENERAL Oct 14, 2017
MORE THAN 17,000 Myanmar workers officially accepted overseas jobs in eight countries last month, according to figures released by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population. In Septemb... 80

Opening Ceremony for Children’s Literature Festival in Monywa

GENERAL Oct 14, 2017
An opening ceremony for a children’s literature festival that includes an exhibition of children’s literature and a book fair was held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of Monywa University yesterday... 59

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator to Myanmar will be completing tour of duty end of this month

GENERAL Oct 13, 2017
The Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar announced on October 11 that Renata Lok-Dessallien, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator to Myanmar, who took up her tour of d... 61

90% of factories lack sewage treatment: official

GENERAL Oct 13, 2017
A forum discussing treating factory sewage to protect the environment. Ninety per cent of the country’s factories are running without a sewage treatment system, says the deputy chairman of the Mya... 62