GENERAL News

Garment workers gather to ask for help for solving labour right violations

GENERAL Oct 23, 2019
More than 200 workers from five garment factories in Halingthaya and Shwepyitha Townships, are gathering in front of Yangon Region Government Office, to ask for the help from the regional government ... 26

SNDP will field 45 per cent of candidates with youths and women

GENERAL Oct 23, 2019
Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP) or White Tiger party chairman Dr. Sai Kyaw Ohn said that the party would field 45% of their candidates in forthcoming 2020 general elections with youths and... 32

Pyin Oo Lwin gears up for big balloon fest

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
Organisers are expecting a much bigger Pyin Oo Lwin balloon festival this year, with more visitors and participants joining the event, said U Kyaw Htay Ko, associate secretary of the organising co... 34

State Counsellor meets with Aung La Nsang

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has met with Myanmar MMA champion Aung La Nsang in Tokyo during her visit to the country to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito. In a Facebook pos... 37

Kachin IDPs to return home

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
The working committee on resettlement of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State yesterday disbursed aid to IDPs from the Jarmaingkaung RC Camp in Myitkyina, who will return to their home... 27

YCDC Takes Ownership of Nearly 500 Apartments in Yangon

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has taken temporary ownership of 496 apartments in Yangon, and leased 238 units to government employees. Now the committee will raise the rental fees by 10... 28

International mining body calls on Myanmar to improve public disclosure

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) an international watchdog on the oil, gas and mining industry recently has called on Myanmar to improve public disclosure on gemstone producti... 24

Floating meth sacks in Myanmar sea worth $20 million: official

GENERAL Oct 21, 2019
Sacks of crystal meth scooped from the sea by Myanmar fishermen who mistook it for a deodorant substance had a street value of $20 million, an official told AFP Sunday, in a country believed to be th... 55

Myanmar NGO wins global award

GENERAL Oct 20, 2019
Deborah Ahenkorah (Ghana), the Center for Social Integrity (Myanmar) and 'Learning History That Is Not Yet History' (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia) recognized as outstanding ... 47

District court dismisses revision for Naw Ohn Hla case

GENERAL Oct 20, 2019
Applicant Naw Ohn Hla told Mizzima that the argument given for a proposed revision of conviction on her and two co-accused Karen youths for celebrating the Karen Martyr’s Day ceremony was dismissed... 42