General News

Population of golden deer increases at Chutthin Wildlife Sanctuary

GENERAL Apr 25, 2017
The population of golden deer has increased by almost 250 this year compared with the same period of last year at the Chutthin Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanbalu township, Sagaing Region, said an o... 43

Education Ministry invites students to apply for ASEAN scholarship award

GENERAL Apr 25, 2017
THE Ministry of Education announced that outstanding students who completed at least Grade 9 are eligible to apply for the ASEAN scholarship award.... 27

Myanmar to host invitational Chinlone contest prior to 29th SEA Games

GENERAL Apr 25, 2017
MYANMAR will host an invitational Chinlone (cane ball) competition prior to the 29th Southeast Asian Games, a multi- sport event to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, next August, according to o... 26

Third commemoration events for Hantharwady U Win Tin held

GENERAL Apr 22, 2017
The third commemoration of journalist Hantharwady U Win Tin, a presiding member of NLD, was held at Thiri Hall, Royal Rose Restaurant in Yangon yesterday.... 60

Suspect in murder of publisher arrested

GENERAL Apr 22, 2017
A Yangon magazine publisher’s alleged affair with a married woman led to his brutal death at the hand of her husband, who confessed to the killing, Yangon Region police said yesterday.... 95

Hteesekha Waterfall in Loikaw draws crowds

GENERAL Apr 20, 2017
HTEESEKHA Waterfall, the most accessible and well-known waterfall in Loikaw Township, Kayah State, is drawing increasing numbers of visitors from near and far who come to see its unspoiled beaut... 91

Rakhine traditional Thingyan festival in Maungtaw ends

GENERAL Apr 20, 2017
Rakhine traditional Thingyan festival in Maungtaw was successfully completed yesterday. Rakhine traditional Thingyan festival in Maungtaw started on Myanmar New Year Day (April 17) and a closing... 60

Earthquake damages pagoda in Talay

GENERAL Apr 19, 2017
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale hit Talay, Tachilek District, on Tuesday afternoon, damaging a pagoda but no casualty is reported.... 69

Nay Pyi Taw doctors reattach severed hand

GENERAL Apr 19, 2017
A man’s hand that had been cut off at the wrist after a sword attack was successfully reattached by a medical team at Nay Pyi Taw 1,000-bed Hospital, only the fourth successful instance of lim... 79

Today is the auspicious day, ending the 1378 ME & changing into the Myanmar New Year 1379 ME

GENERAL Apr 18, 2017
On such an occasion of changing into the New Year, it is customary for Myanmar Society to start in the New Year with new spirit by cleansing spiritual defilements in the Old Year. ... 77