• Refugee repatriation won’t begin Tuesday as planned: Bangladesh
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 18:00

    AFP: The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar due to begin Tuesday will be delayed, a Bangladesh official said, citing the huge task of preparing transit centres and approving lists of returnees. 
    Government: Ready to begin repatriation
    Myanmar is rea...

  • State Counsellor and Laos Prime Minister in bilateral talks in Nay Pyi Taw
    Monday, January 15, 2018 - 20:15

    His Excellency Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at the signing ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw. A number of MOUs (Memorandum of Understandings) were signed between the two countries resulting in increased bilateral c...

  • Visiting the Napa Valley of Myanmar
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 18:30

    Myanmar has beauty — lush jungles, valleys floored with ancient pagodas. Now it has wine too. With two wineries near the fertile but fragile Inle Lake region and seeing new demand in the country, it may soon be added to the checklist of travelers with a thirst. And while it’s early days, the area...
  • Myanmar Companies Act an important key to transforming the economy
    Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 19:00

    Myanmar Companies Law is a major step to transform the Myanmar economy and it will beneficially affect the influx of foreign investment in domestic businesses, Aung Naing Oo, director general at Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) under the ministry of planning and finance...

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  • New Year ushered in
    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 16:30

    President U Htin Kyaw, First Lady, attend holy ceremony, provide offerings to 18,000 monks January 1, 2018 The Union government of Myanmar held a ceremony to consecrate the Shwedagon Pagoda in Buddhist Era 2561, along with 18,000 members of the Sangha (Buddhist monks), and offer provisions to the...

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  • India-Myanmar pact for socio-economic development of Rakhine State
    Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 16:00

    Signed between Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and Myanmar Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement U Soe Aung in Myanmar’s capital Nay Pyi Taw, this is the first government to government pact inked by Myanmar with a cooperation partner focused on socio-economic development and...

  • President U Htin Kyaw and wife visiits Osaka University Myanmar Language Department
    Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 04:15

    Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin arrived in Japan yesterday morning to attend the Universal Health Coverage Forum, which will begin today. The President and wife were welcomed at Narita Airport by Mr. Hiroto Izumij, Special Advisor to the Japanese Prime Minister, Myanmar Amba...

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  • EU €20 million grant will help improve water resource management
    Friday, December 8, 2017 - 06:15

    A new European Union grant of €20 million will help improve water resource management and the productivity of the agricultural sector in Myanmar's central dry zone, according to a statement from the body.

    The ‘Irrigated Agriculture Inclusive Development Project’ (IAIDP) aims to improve liv...

  • Papal appeal in defence of minorities
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 14:45

    SPEAKING in Myanmar’s capital, the religious leader of over one billion Catholics mounted a strong appeal to Myanmar in defence of minorities. He called on religious communities to reconcile the ethnic groups and called on the country to resolve conflicts through peaceful means.

    In his fir...

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  • Myanmar Economic Monitor October 2017 (World Bank)
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 16:15

    Myanmar's macroeconomic environment remains stable, though economic growth is estimated to have slowed to 5.9 percent in 2016/17 compared to 7 percent in 2015/16, weighed down by slower investment demand. Growth is projected to recover to 6.4 percent in 2017/18, though risks are tilted to the dow...

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