General News

Nurtured rare Burmese Roofed Turtle send back to its habitat

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
Burmese Roofed Turtle (Batagur trivittata) is a gravely endangered endemic species known only from the Chindwin River. To address continuing declines among the remaining wild population of Burmese r... 31

Police detains 11 people involved in Mandalay riot

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
Mandalay – Police detained 11 people involved in the protest which was demonstrated to hand the child rapist to their hands in Mandalay, according to office of district police force head. The pol... 21

Ministry cancels tenders for purchase of computers

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
Ministry of Health and Sports cancelled tenders for the purchase of computers for nursing and midwifery training schools due to inconsistency, on March 19. The ministry invited tenders for the purc... 23

Military attaches observe repatriation activities in Taungpyoletwel

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
KITSAPA- Over 20 military attaches from Korea, United States of America, China, Japan, India, U.K, Bangladesh, Philippines, Cambodia and Malaysia yesterday morning observed repatriation camps in Taung... 22

Protest against Myanma Gems Bill-2017 held in Hpakant

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
HPAKANT- A protest against the Myanma Gems Bill-2017 yesterday was held in Hpakant Township, Kachin State jointly organized by Kachin National Congress-KNC, Kachin Democratic Party-KDP and Kachin Sta... 23

AirAsia wants to launch a new airline for Myanmar

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
Malaysia-based budget behemoth AirAsia is in talks with a potential partner to open a new airline that will serve Myanmar, CEO Tony Fernandes told Reuters yesterday on the sidelines of the ASEAN summi... 18

College principal breaks up party by whacking students with a stick

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
The principal of a college in Myanmar’s Bago Region has been called out on Facebook for overreacting to her students partying on campus last week and beating several of them with a wooden stick. ... 23

Plastic-free zone campaign to be launched at Yangon Zoological Garden

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
A campaign to develop a plastic- free zone will be launched at Yangon Zoological Garden this year, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday. “Currently, we are planning to create a... 20

Mayyu Mountain in Rakhine roads upgraded

GENERAL Mar 20, 2018
SIX miles of dirt roads in the Mayyu Mountains in Rakhine State have been upgraded to a hard surface using rocks, according to an official from the government construction team known as Special ... 19

Photo exhibition in Bagan

GENERAL Mar 19, 2018
A photo exhibition titled “Bagan, A Different World” will be held in Nyaung-U from 23 March to 27 March. The exhibition will display a large number of historic photos shot by photographers ... 44