General News

On Doctor Home Call and SML provide free flu vaccinations

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
A free flu vaccination joint-event by OnDoctor Home Call Home Health Services and SML Advanced Medical Laboratory (SML Medical & Diagnostic Centre) was held in Little Sister (Catholic Home for t... 63

Myanmar launches new sites for ASEAN cities Getting to Zero Initiative on HIV

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
UNAIDS commended the Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports for the launch of two new sites as part of its commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Cities Getting to Zero ... 56

Government has built 30 low-cost buildings, comprising 422 apartments for Rakhine people

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
DURING its two years in office, the government has built 30 buildings, comprising 422 apartments, to provide low-cost homes for the people of Rakhine State, said an official of the Urban and Ho... 51

Chinese State Councillor meets with former Myanmar PM

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Sunday with former Myanmar President U Thein Sein, vowing to promote the development of the China-Myanmar economic corridor, Xinhua reported... 49

‘Blue Shirt Day’ as Myanmar remembers political prisoners

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
Activists are calling on people to wear blue shirts today in memory of the death of former political prisoner Win Tin and to remember political prisoners who remain in Myanmar jails. April 21 is th... 45

FDA Director-General detained in corruption probe

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
Zabuthiri Township police station detained Dr Than Htut, Director-General of Food and Drug Administration Department under the Ministry of Health and Sports under corruption charges on April 20. Th... 40

29 suspension bridges to be checked

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
Engineers from Bridge Department under the Ministry of Construction will carry out detailed checks on 29 suspension bridges nationwide, in cooperation with experts from China Highway Construction Asso... 42

Strong winds damage about 4,700 houses in Hinthada

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
Hinthada – About 4,700 houses were destroyed due to strong winds in Hinthada district, Ayeyawady region, according to the General Administration Department. The strong wind affected the district ... 42

Investments in low-cost housing projects are a bit huge: Yangon Chief Minister

GENERAL Apr 22, 2018
Local entrepreneurs are not in a position to invest in the low-cost housing projects to be developed for around 150,000 squatters in Yangon as the capital investment is a bit huge, Yangon Region Chief... 46

Fourth commemoration events for Veteran journalist Hantharwady U Win Tin

GENERAL Apr 20, 2018
THE fourth commemoration events for veteran journalist Hantharwady U Win Tin will be held at the Thahtay Pagoda’s square in Taung Laylone Monastery in Taung-tha-man inn lake, Amarapura Townshi... 158