• Wed, 25 Jan 2017 01:00
    Developers courted for role in Yangon project 
    THE MYANMAR government is seeking cooperation from the private sector for the development of the Ayeyawun-Yadana housing project in Dagon Seikkan Township, Yangon Region.
  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:26
    Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction
    SIN KYUN, Myanmar - Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.
  • Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:00
    Committee to ensure Myanmar's power transfer set up
    A parliamentary committee to establish a peaceful tradition of transferring power to a new head of state has been set up.
  • Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:54
    Myanmar's Bagan expects more visitors
    Bagan, the country's major tourist destination, expects to receive more international visitors than in previous years, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
  • Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:22
    Week in Review: Myanmar
    Amendments to FDI, MCI laws okayed The Lower House has approved the amendments to the Foreign Direct Investment Law and the Myanmar Citizens' Investment Law.
  • Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:21
    Suu Kyi takes fresh look at reconciliation
    Says peace still distant but a priority and will work to restart process
  • Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:05
    USDP congratulates election winners
    The state-owned Kyaymon and the New Light of Myanmar newspapers have carried messages of congratulation from the Union Solidarity and Development Party to everyone who won a seat in Sunday's election
  • Thu, 12 Nov 2015 01:00
    Myanmar trade leader cites optimism
    A REPRESENTATIVE of Myan-mar's private sector has welcomed the National League for Democracy's apparent victory in the country's election, but warned that changes should be executed step by step to ensure a smooth political transition and further econo
  • Thu, 12 Nov 2015 01:00
    Myanmar leaders plan reconciliation talks
  • Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:10
    NLD wins another 47 seats
    Myanmar's opposition party has secured another 47 seats in the State/Region parliaments, according to the election results released at noon by the Union Election Commission.
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  • Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:54
    50% increase in Myanmar-Thai border trade
    Yangon - Myanmar-Thai border trade value from April to October increased by 50 per cent to US$601.73 million, according to the Commerce Ministry.
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  • Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:14
    Suu Kyi calls for talks with army chief, president
    Yangon (AFP) - Aung San Suu Kyi called for talks Wednesday with Myanmar's army chief, President Thein Sein and the parliamentary speaker, as her pro-democracy party appeared poised to secure a landslide election win.
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  • Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:42
    Suu Kyi holds her seat in Myanmar election
    YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi held her rural constituency seat, the election commission announced Wednesday, as top ruling party figures fell by the wayside with her pro-democracy opposition appearing on the cusp of an historic election victo
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  • Tue, 10 Nov 2015 01:00
    Suu Kyi's NLD may have secured 70-80 per cent of seats
    INITIAL RESULTS yesterday showed that Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has been able to grab as many as 70-80 per cent of the seats in parliament, though officials results of the Sunday election are still pending.
  • Tue, 10 Nov 2015 01:00
    Myanmar takes the leap, but pitfalls lie ahead
    Aung San Suu Kyi's aim to serve "above the president" could cause serious problems for the victorious NLD
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