Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
Greater consumer spending fuels digital shift of City Mart
THANKS TO THE significant rise in Myanmar’s consumer spending last year, City Mart Holdings Limited (CMHL), the nation’s top retailer, has embarked on virtualising its digital infrastructure in cooperation with VMware Inc, a global enterprise software provider.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:19
AirAsia adds Chiang Mai-Yangon route to regional network
AirAsia is adding an exciting new experience for travellers by flying from Chiang Mai to Yangon three times a week from August, serving the route with its large aircraft and on-time service, the carrier announced on Monday.
Wed, 30 May 2018 09:31
Sang to defend One middleweight title against Hasegawa in Yangon
ONE Championship (ONE), has just announced the main event for the upcoming card, ONE: SPIRIT OF A WARRIOR, which is set for 29 June at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.
Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
Yangon project to boost FDI
new city expected to create 2 million jobs
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:17
Urgent : Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in last year's turmoil: Amnesty
Yangon - Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said Wednesday in a report that sheds fresh light on the complex ethnic rivalries in the state.
Thu, 17 May 2018 10:16
Yangon unveils priority projects for investment, eyes sustainable urban development
More than 1,000 local and international investors took part in the Yangon Investment Forum 2018 (YIF 2018) in Myanmar’s former capital last week.
Thu, 10 May 2018 14:32
Leeds Utd lose first match on controversial Myanmar tour
Yangon - Leeds United suffered an embarrassing 2-1 defeat Wednesday in the first friendly of a tour to Myanmar that has stoked controversy over playing in a country condemned for its treatment of its Rohingya community.
Fri, 04 May 2018 01:00
Yangon gears up to lure more investment into business hub
AS INVESTORS await Myanmar’s new moves to open up the economy, the regional government of Yangon plans to unveil its investment strategies at the first Yangon Investment Forum (YIF2018) next week, according to a regional minister.
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:16
Myanmar celebrates Thingyan water festival
Myanmar people enjoy water sprinkle during the third day of the Thingyan water festival in Yangon, Myanmar on Sunday.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00
Trade unions open a centre for women
WITH the income generated by women much needed for the support of their families owing to a 37.5 per cent poverty rate, Myanmar’s largest workers organisation – the Confederation of Trade Unions in Myanmar (CTUM) – has opened a Women Workers’ Centre in Hlaing Thar Yar township of Yangon region.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:45
7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years over Rohingya killings: army
Yangon - Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to jail with hard labour for their part in the extrajudicial killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men last year, according to a Facebook post by the army chief late on Tuesday.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:21
Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists
Yangon - A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested months ago while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, pushing ahead with hearings that have sparked global outrage and fears of shrinking press freedoms.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
Hitching a ride on growth in Myanmar banking
Piers Leach, the country manager for Diebold Nixdorf in Myanmar, talks to The Nation’s KHINE KYAW in Yangon about the company’s expansion plans.
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:10
Facebook defends track record on fighting Myanmar hate speech
Yangon - Facebook said Tuesday it is "seriously" fighting hate speech in Myanmar, following blistering criticism from UN officials who said the platform had morphed into a "beast" that helps spread vitriol against Rohingya Muslims.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 13:31
Ultra-nationalist Myanmar monk walks free from prison
Yangon - An ultra-nationalist Myanmar monk was released from prison on Friday after serving time for inciting unrest in an anti-Rohingya protest in 2016, a rare punishment handed to one of the country's hardline Buddhist clergymen.