General News

Tiger house gets blue plaque

GENERAL Oct 15, 2018
AN aged-old tiger house of Yangon Zoological Gardens was decorated with a blue plaque as an urban heritage of the commercial city yesterday morning. Named “King Edward VII 1915 Carnivora Hous... 24

Killing of monk causes outrage in Shan State

GENERAL Oct 15, 2018
Community college students in Karli, Loilin township, Shan State, are protesting against the shooting death of a Buddhist monk at Shwe Kyin Monastery in Kyaukme township. The students held a demons... 29

Demonstration supporting Tatmadaw held at Maha Bandoola Square

GENERAL Oct 15, 2018
The National Front (Yangon) organized a demonstration in support of the Tatmadaw (Armed Forces) on October 14 at downtown Yangon Maha Bandoola Square in the afternoon. This demonstration was held u... 23

Wirathu hits back at UN, international community

GENERAL Oct 15, 2018
An ultra-nationalist monk – once dubbed the “Buddhist Bin Laden" -- on Sunday condemned the international community for their calls to bring Myanmar's generals to justice over the Rohingya crisis.... 22

Government, NCA signatories hold preliminary meeting

GENERAL Oct 15, 2018
The Myanmar government and the nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA)-signatory ethnic armed organizations (EAO) have held a preliminary meeting in Nay Pyi Taw ahead of a trilateral peace talks, Xinhua r... 17

35-year-old fisherman losses lag in crocodile attack in Bogalay

GENERAL Oct 13, 2018
A 35-year-old man lost leg in a crocodile attack on Thursday, becoming the fifth victim of the man-animal conflict in Ayeyawady Delta’s Bogalay which lying close to the crocodile sanctuary. Tu... 410

PEN calls for release of arrested Eleven Media Group journalists

GENERAL Oct 13, 2018
PEN America responded to the arrest of three journalists from the Eleven Media Group in Yangon this week, calling for their immediate release and for the charges against them to be dropped. The thr... 67

MPC denounces Yangon regional government’s charge against three senior journalists of Weekly Eleven

GENERAL Oct 13, 2018
Myanmar Press Council (MPC) issued a statement on October 11, saying it strongly denounced Yangon regional government’s charge against three senior journalists of the Weekly Eleven News Journal and ... 54

Hanthawady U Win Tin Foundation clinic in need of funds and medicine

GENERAL Oct 13, 2018
The free clinic run by Hanthawady U Win Tin Foundation is in need of funds and medicine, said clinic in-charge Tun Kyi. He disclosed the information during a ceremony to accept K300,000 donated by... 57

Truckers strike over partial truck ban in Yangon

GENERAL Oct 12, 2018
The Myanmar Container Truck Association (MCTA) has reached an agreement with Yangon Region’s government about the hours that truckers can use Yangon’s major roads, after going on strike overnight,... 69