General News

Calls for justice on anniversary of teachers’ murders

GENERAL Jan 21, 2017
Two years after the murders, and one year after the National League for Democracy promised to bring the perpetrators to justice, the bereaved families of two Kachin teachers are no closer to knowing w... 33

Blue Plaque unveils at Bogyoke Aung San Market

GENERAL Jan 21, 2017
Bogyoke Aung San Market, also know as Scott Market, on Bogyoke Aung San Street on Friday received the Blue Plaque of the Yangon Heritage Trust.... 28

Myanma Railway’s special trains plying for the convenience of commuters since advent of YBS

GENERAL Jan 21, 2017
Starting from January 16 when the YBS (Yangon Bus System) was launched, Myanma Railway has made arrangements for its special rails to ply in and out of the city for the convenience of commuters ... 23

MDY org expands free dialysis treatment

GENERAL Jan 20, 2017
A Mandalay-Based NGO is helping to make hemodialysis treatment more accessible and more affordable after additional machines were donated by Japan and Germany in December.... 67

Will Myanmar lose its Irrawaddy dolphins?

GENERAL Jan 20, 2017
Tears fill U Maung Lay’s eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species di... 85

Dead baby story by foreign news agencies questionable

GENERAL Jan 20, 2017
Authorities have launched an investigation concerning the news of the death of a 16-month old baby in the Naf River and the claims of its father, Zafor Alam, but found no evidence supporting the... 42

Number of circular trains to increase

GENERAL Jan 19, 2017
The number of circular trains will be increased for the convenience of passengers during the time when passengers are becoming accustomed to the new YBS bus lines, said the traffic manager from ... 54

Yangon prepares to host Myanmar Open

GENERAL Jan 19, 2017
The second edition of the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open begins next week, as pro golfers from both the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour travel to the Golden Land for a shot at winning some of the US$750,... 37

China denies blocking Kachin IDPs at the border

GENERAL Jan 19, 2017
The Chinese embassy in Myanmar has rejected claims that its security forces on the border barred entry to thousands of displaced civilians who were fleeing heaving fighting in Kachin State last week.... 41

Yangon Region Gov´t vows to solve bus problems

GENERAL Jan 18, 2017
The Yangon Region Government is conducting surveys on the difficulties for the public during the recent transportation system change in Yangon in order to solve them as soon as possible, accordi... 61