General News

Celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of Armed Forces Day

GENERAL Mar 28, 2017
The annual Armed Forces Day was celebrated in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday with an elaborate parade that featured thousands of troops, some riding on tanks and other military vehicles, on planes and helic... 14

Workers want 10-day Thingyan holiday

GENERAL Mar 27, 2017
More than 5000 workers representing the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM) marched to the city centre yesterday to demand 10 days of holidays during the Thingyan water festival.... 30

Paddy husk-fired power plant opened in Nay Pyi Taw

GENERAL Mar 24, 2017
Vice President U Henry Van Thio attended the opening of a paddy husk-powered plant held in the compound of the Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO) in Maezaligon Village, Pyinmana Tow... 58

Nay Pyi Taw Zoological garden to celebrate 9th Anniversary

GENERAL Mar 24, 2017
The 9th anniversary of the founding of the Nay Pyi Taw zoological garden will be celebrated on 26 March, 2017, according to U Wai Lwin Oo, the administrator of Nay Pyi Taw zoological garden.... 39

Ashin Wirathu’s silent preaching a legal issue, officer says

GENERAL Mar 24, 2017
The ’silent preaching’ by high-profile Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu has now sparked a legal debate.... 47

Indawgyi lake to be preserved

GENERAL Mar 23, 2017
A museum which will include a lecture hall will be built in Lon Ton village behind Indawgyi lake during the next fiscal year to help preserve Indawgyi lake and wildlife sanctuary, which is locat... 74

Rare Species of Tapir Handed Over

GENERAL Mar 23, 2017
Colonel Naing Tin Nwe, tactical operations commander, handed over an endangered species of tapir to U Tin Tun, deputy director of the Kawthoung district forestry department on Wednesday morning ... 63

Beach hotels double prices during Thingyan

GENERAL Mar 23, 2017
The rates of hotels during Thingyan holiday went up 50 per cent, as local travelers flocked to beaches, according to an announcement on Jovago.com. mm. The price doubled from advanced bookings, ... 47

Right to collect entrance fee at Inle Lake fetches over Ks 3 billion at auction

GENERAL Mar 22, 2017
The right to collect entrance and zone fees at Inle Lake from foreigners in the next fiscal year 2017-2018 reportedly fetched over Ks 3 billion at auction.... 60

Delegation led by Secretary of Philippines Agriculture visits Nay Pyi Taw

GENERAL Mar 21, 2017
A delegation led by Secretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, Mr. Emmanuei F.Pinol visited the white elephants house at the foot of Uppatasanti Pagoda yesterday morning.... 80