Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:32
Anzac Day service held in Kanchanaburi
The Anzac Day ceremony at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery on April 25 marked those who died in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, principally in the Gallipoli landings in Turkey during the First World War and the Allied soldiers who died building the death railway between Thailand and Myanmar.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
Myanmar economy to rebound
DESPITE Myanmar’s economic growth having declined to 6.2 per cent last year from 6.8 per cent in 2017 , the nation remains resilient and is expected to return to growth of 6.5 per cent this year and 6.6 per cent next year, according to WB economists.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:17
More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine
More than 50 people were feared dead after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said Tuesday, the latest deadly accident in a notoriously dangerous industry.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
Leveraging youths’ experience across Myanmar’s education
Driven by the burning desire to tackle disorganised information of Myanmar’s fragmented private education market, three young people who graduated from Singapore have created MyanLearn, an innovative class search platform which aims to make learning accessible and convenient.
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 01:00
Hidden but hopeful: the youth of Myanmar's cloistered Wa region
High up in the eastern mountains of Myanmar bordering China, Wa is one of Asia's most remote areas -- and not an easy place to grow up.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Marching with the world’s largest narco-army
Myanmar’s Wa rebels deliver show of force – and a rare peep behind the scenes
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00
Myanmar man in Tak hospital with ‘self-inflicted’ throat wound after fight with wife
A Myanmar migrant in Tak’s Mae Sot district was severely injured with a pair of scissors in what his wife claimed was a self-inflicted wound.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
Transforming Myanmar’s food industry via digital solutions
In response to the growing cash flow in Myanmar’s food and beverage industry, Code2LAB Pte Ltd, a local technology company, has brought two innovative solutions to the market to help digitise the nation’s restaurant industry, according to Min Zeya Phyo, the firm’s founder and chief executive.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:34
Titan Pest eyes better performance, expands in Myanmar
Following the three-year success of its commercial operations in Yangon, Titan Pest Management Co, an international subsidiary of Singapore’s Killem Pest Pte Ltd, is planning to expand into other major cities in Myanmar, according to Krystian Zycinski-Singh, the firm’s co-founder and managing director.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
North smog to worsen on first day of Songkran
With no rain in sight and low winds, officials advise people to stay indoors.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:00
Forest fires flare up in Mae Hong Son
Northern forest fires have flared up again with 145 hotspots in Mae Hong Son, while outbreaks in neighbouring Myanmar and Laos caused more than 4,000 hot spots.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:30
Thousands line up to go home for Songkran
Thousands of Myanmar migrant workers crowded a border checkpoint in Tak's Mae Sot district on Thursday morning as they returned home for the Songkran holidays.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 10:51
Groundbreaking ceremony for US Embassy liaison office in Myanmar
Hilton, together with the United States Embassy, jointly held a groundbreaking ceremony for the embassy’s liaison office in the capital city of Myanmar on Thursday.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
Disabled Myanmar teen football champ defies the odds
Football-obsessed Myanmar teen Kaung Khant Lin roots for Manchester United, worships star Lionel Messi and was honoured as the best player in a recent tournament.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
Huawei shrugs off US worries, looks towards the Asia Pacific
DESPITE THE ongoing backwinds from the United States and some of its alliances, Chinese giant Huawei Technologies Co remains confident that it will continue to grow further in Asia Pacific region, according to Bob Zhu, deputy general manager of Huawei Myanmar.