GENERAL News

Czech historic photographic exhibition “1989” held at Yangon National Museum

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
ON the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the democratic Velvet Revolution in former Czechoslovakia, the Czech Embassy brings to the audience in Yangon the photo exhibition, “1989 The Velvet ... 31

US provides extra $300,000 for monastery restoration work

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
The United States government has provided an additional US$300,000 for conservation work at Shwe Nan Daw monastery in Mandalay Region, bringing the total amount donated by the US to the project to... 36

UEC chairman requests no scepticism its work

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
Union Election Commission (UEC) Chairman requested political parties not to be sceptical regarding the commission’s works for the forthcoming 2020 general elections. The UEC chairman was speakin... 21

Cargo trucks, passenger buses wait at Kutkai tollgate due to flash fighting

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
NAUNGPAIN-As Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) barred the cargo trucks and passenger buses running on Union Highway from continuing journey by force near View Point between Kutkai and Namtphet... 30

ICC approves probe into alleged abuses in Rakhine

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a full investigation into Myanmar's alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as the southeast Asian nation faced mounting legal pressure worldwide ov... 27

RAD confirms Dr. Nandamalabhivamsa retires as rector of ITBMU

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
The Religious Affairs Department under the Ministry of Religious Affairs confirmed Dr. Nandamalabhivamsa retires as rector of International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University (ITBMU) in line wit... 92

New fighting closes Muse-Kutkai road in Shan

GENERAL Nov 15, 2019
New fighting between the Tatmadaw (military) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) in Kutkai Township, Shan State, has closed a major highway to civilian vehicles. The Muse-Kutkai Pyidau... 102

No negotiation with terrorists - Tatmadaw

GENERAL Nov 14, 2019
The Tatmadaw (Defence Services) said that they would not negotiate with any terrorist organization in response to a statement issued by Arakan Army (AA). The Tatmadaw was responding to statement i... 97

Family fear for trafficked teen

GENERAL Nov 14, 2019
The family of a 17-year-old Myanmar woman trafficked to China more than a year and a half ago said Wednesday that relatives recently had contact with her but they fear that her Chinese abductor might... 92

Aung San Suu Kyi named in Argentine lawsuit over crimes against Rohingya

GENERAL Nov 14, 2019
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named Wednesday in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targete... 94