GENERAL News

Official remittance licences now available for migrant workers

GENERAL Nov 20, 2019
Workers are now able to apply for official remittance licences to transfer money between Myanmar and other countries, according to the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM). The move, which commenced ... 52

Education Colleges and Universities Student Unions demand action against Basic Education DG

GENERAL Nov 20, 2019
The Education Universities and Education Colleges Student Unions demanded action against Basic Education Department Director-General Ko Lay Win for saying improper words incompatible to his position ... 48

They have no news about MP detained by AA: official

GENERAL Nov 20, 2019
About ten villages in Paletwa Township, Chin State are destroyed due to fighting and they have received no information of MP Hwei Tin yet, said Soe Htet, minister for development affairs, electricity... 41

Pyi Oo Lwin to hold month-long flower festival

GENERAL Nov 19, 2019
After a successful five-day balloon festival last week, Pyin Oo Lwin is preparing a month-long flower decoration festival. The festival will be held at the town’s December Garden on the Manda... 61

Myanmar artists given second jail term for insulting military

GENERAL Nov 19, 2019
A group of Myanmar satirists on Monday racked up a second prison sentence for a performance that criticised the military, a decision the artists said showed the judges were "puppets" of the military.... 51

Elderly woman shot in Rakhine conflict

GENERAL Nov 19, 2019
An elderly woman was hit an in the forehead with a bullet Monday as Myanmar troops allegedly fired more than 20 shots upon entering Panmyaung village in war-torn Rakhine state, her family members and... 59

Police arrests three killers including two minors in Kalay

GENERAL Nov 19, 2019
Police arrested three people including two minors, who committed a murder near Tharsi Village, Kalay Township on November 12, sources said. “The murder case was happened near Tharsi Village and ... 47

UN court to hear Myanmar case next month

GENERAL Nov 19, 2019
Gambia will open its case against Myanmar before the UN's top court in December accusing the mainly Buddhist state of genocide against its Rohingya Muslims, the tribunal said Monday. The small, ma... 26

Everyday Justice exhibition looks at role of justice in society

GENERAL Nov 18, 2019
Everyday Justice is an exhibition at the Old Tourist Burma Building of artwork, films and stories about what justice means and the role everyone has in shaping it. To mark four years of MyJustice, ... 78

Gender Inequality and Sexual Violence in Myanmar: Part of the Problem is Preventing a Cure

GENERAL Nov 18, 2019
When it comes to protecting women from violence in Myanmar, what little difference a year makes. Last year during the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the Government pledged t... 68