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Elimination of corruption is government’s objective, State Counsellor says

GENERAL Jan 22, 2019
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said that elimination of corruption was her government’s objective. She was speaking at the opening ceremony of Thikir reservoir and small-scale hydropower stati... 20

Over 35,000 traffic violations reported in Yangon in 2018

GENERAL Jan 22, 2019
The Yangon Region government initiated legal action in over 35,000 cases involving violations of traffic rules and regulations in 2018, State media reported. “A total of 21,594 cases were report... 20

Myanmar oil millers body targets FDA certification for 150 mills by 2020

BUSINESS Jan 22, 2019
THE Myanmar Edible Oil Millers Association (MEOMA) will help millers in the entire supply chain get approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the Myanmar Trade Promotion O... 23

Sagaing Region attracts over 190,000 travellers in 2018

GENERAL Jan 22, 2019
OVER 190,000 local and foreign travellers visited Sagaing Region in 2018, according to official statistics provided by the Sagaing Region’s Directorate of Hotels and Tourism. A total of 133,37... 11

Thailand detains 29 Myanmar workers after they test positive for illegal drugs

GENERAL Jan 22, 2019
Twenty-nine Myanmar construction workers in Thailand were detained last Friday on charges of using illegal drugs, the Bangkok-based Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation said. The wor... 16

Myanmar’s men and women flex their muscles

SPORT Jan 21, 2019
The Myanmar National Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Competition 2019 was held yesterday at the Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon. Altogether 145 men and women bodybuilding and physique athl... 41

Court sets February 1 for final defence arguments in Ko Ni case

GENERAL Jan 21, 2019
YANGON — Yangon Northern District Court has set February 1 for final arguments by defence lawyers in the long-running trial of four people accused over the killing of lawyer and constitutional exper... 32

Tatmadaw warns journalists against calling domestic conflicts ‘civil wars’

GENERAL Jan 21, 2019
NAY PYI TAW — The Tatmadaw’s information team has warned journalists against using the term ‘civil war’ to refer to Myanmar’s domestic conflicts. At a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Frid... 43

Yoma Yangon International Marathon 2019 held

GENERAL Jan 21, 2019
THE 7th Yoma Yangon International Marathon (YYIM) 2019 took place at the National Indoor Stadium-1 early in the morning on 20 January. The Deputy Minister for Health and Sports, Dr. Mya Lay Sei... 30

ONE Championship announces world title bouts in Japan

SPORT Jan 19, 2019
ONE CHAMPIONSHIP recently announced three world title bouts scheduled under ONE: A NEW ERA at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan, on 31 March. The three matches include a face-off between tw... 99