• State Counsellor launches first phase of solar power project in Minbu
    Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 18:45

    State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi inaugurated the first phase of a solar power plant project in Minbu yesterday, adding 40MW of power generated by the plant’s first phase to the national grid. Once completed, the plant will have a total capacity of 170MW, and it will produce 350 million kWh (...

    Global New Light of Myanmar (28 June 2019)
  • Myanmar Economic Monitor June 2019
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 15:45

    Key Findings: Myanmar’s economy is slowly picking up speed and regaining stability after a volatile 2018, supported by subsiding price and exchange rate volatility.

    The World Bank
  • European Strategy for a Strengthened Partnership with Civil Society in Myanmar
    Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 16:00

    “Myanmar has taken a bold decision to become a full democracy. To reach this ambitious goal, support from civil society is critical. It allows the inclusion of wider aspirations and ensures that the voices and needs of the people are heard. For a country with Myanmar’s history and current challen...

    Delegation of the European Union to Myanmar
  • Toyota comes to Myanmar
    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 15:45

    Toyota Corporation (Yangon Branch) released a public announcement on 30 May about the formation of Toyota Myanmar (TMY) Company and the establishment of an assembling plant at Thilawa Special Economic Zone in June. As it will pour US$ 52.6 million in the factory project that will be run with abou...

    The Global New Light of Myanmar (4 June 2019)
  • Reviewing Myanmar-Czech relations
    Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 18:00

    While Myanmar is in Asia, Czech is from Europe quit a far away land, but there are many similarities and interesting differences. Our State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is leaving for Prague very soon and it is timely to look through the connections between the two countries.
    With refere...

    Global New Light of Myanmar (2 June 2019)
  • 1,300 Villages to Receive Solar-Generated Electricity in FY2019-20
    Friday, May 24, 2019 - 16:15

    MANDALAY—Over 1,300 villages in rural areas of five regions will get access to electricity through solar power in fiscal 2019-20 as part of the National Electrification Project (NEP), according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.

    The ministry will team up with the Rural Development...

    The Irrawaddy
  • President concludes Taninthayi Region tour after inspecting development projects
    Monday, May 6, 2019 - 04:00

    President U Win Myint (Right) visits Taninthayi Bridge construction project undertaken by the Bridge Department Special Bridge Construction Group 4 in Taninthayi yesterday. Photo: MNA

    President U Win Myint accompanied by Union Ministers Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Dr. Myint Htwe, U Han Zaw and U Ohn M...

    Global New LIght of MYanmar (5 May 2019)
  • EURO 221 million to support education reform
    Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 16:30

    Launch of the European Union's first budget support programme in Myanmar: EUR 221 million to support education reform took place in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on
    22/03/2019. The EU's support will contribute to equal access to better quality education for all students in Myanmar.

    Official website of the European Union
  • Peace Corps Expands To Magway Region
    Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 15:45

    April 5, 2019

    YANGON — Today, U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel swore in 32 new Peace Corps Volunteers, nearly doubling the total number of Peace Corps Volunteers in Myanmar. The Volunteers sworn in at the ceremony at the Summit Parkview Hotel will serve for two years, teaching English at basic...

    U>S Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar
  • A Conversation With US Ambassador Scot Marciel
    Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 13:45

    On March 8, 2019 The Irrawaddy’s editorial team invited US Ambassador Scot Marciel to their office in Yangon to participate in a conversation on a range of issues, particularly the many challenges Myanmar is facing. The ambassador offered his frank views in response to questions from senior edito...

    The Irrawaddy