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Pearls fetch over 2.5 mln euros at 55th Myanma Gems Emporium

BUSINESS Jun 22, 2018
THREE-HUNDRED forty-one lots of pearls fetched over 2.5 million euros yesterday at the 55th Myanma Gems Emporium in Nay Pyi Taw. All 360 pear lots exhibited yesterday with basic price of 500 eu... 28

Dollar gains, CBM increases exchange rate

BUSINESS Jun 22, 2018
THE US Dollar exchange rate has been strengthening in recent days, while the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) keeps raising its set exchange rate, accordingly. Starting from last week, the USD exch... 26

Thai employer sacks 16 Myanmar migrant workers over protest

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Over 200 Myanmar migrant workers left their weeds processing factory in Ayuddhaya Province, Thailand in protest on June 19 after they were not given their full wages. Out of over 200 workers, 16 ... 35

Four students missing in Kachin State

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Four students have been reported missing for four days in Kachin state where abductions of civilians by human traffickers, the national army, and ethnic militias are common, a local official said T... 34

Myanmar Allows Chinese Commercial Cars to be Imported through Muse Border Gate

BUSINESS Jun 22, 2018
The Export Import Department under the Ministry of Commerce said that it started allowing China made commercial cars to be imported through the Muse border gate in a recent statement. The statement... 30

Yangon Government Chose ASTI for YPS Payment Services

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Yangon Regional Government decided to choose Asia Starmar Transport Intelligent Co., Ltd (ASTI) as the tender winner for cashless payment service in YBS buses and other transportation modes in the fut... 31

Delegates to NLD’s 2nd Nationwide Conference elected

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
YANGON- The respective States and Regions have elected their delegates to attend Second Nationwide Conference of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD). Final decisions about the conferen... 33

UNSG’s special envoy holds closed-door meeting with international diplomats in Yangon

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Christine Schraner Burgener , UNSG’s special envoy to Myanmar, (middle) stands having a chat with international diplomats before the closed-door meeting at Chatrium Hotel. Christine Schraner Bur... 30

Non-stop heavy rain destroys thousands acres plantations in Magway

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
MAGWAY- Non-stop heavy rain poured from June 9th to 14th inundated the creeks in Magway Region and over 90,000 acres of crop plantations are flooded, says Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irriga... 32

More migrants return to Myanmar as arrests increase in Thailand

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Myanmar migrant workers are returning home as arrests continue in Thailand for those without proper documents according to Kyauk Lone Gyi welcoming camp in Myawaddy. After new rules for employers a... 32