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Northern Alliance declares they are ready for a ceasefire if Tatmadaw willing

GENERAL Sep 23, 2019
Three northern alliance organizations (TNLA, AA and MNDAA) announced on September 20 that they were ready for a ceasefire if the Tatmadaw is willing to jointly observe it. This was mentioned in th... 27

Hundreds of Yangon activists join Global Climate Strike

GENERAL Sep 23, 2019
Hundreds of people marched in downtown Yangon on Sunday as part of the Global Climate Strike to demand that action be taken to address the worsening effects of climate change round the world. ... 25

A part assumed to be from a satellite lands in Hpakant

GENERAL Sep 23, 2019
A debris, assumed to be a part of a satellite, landed on a kitchen of a house in Hmawpone Village, Hpakant Township in Kachin State on September 19, according to locals. It is 15 feet in length an... 30

Mon Minister says he does not want to spark fear over potential landslide disaster sites

GENERAL Sep 23, 2019
Mon State government minister of natural resources and environment conservation Dr. Min Kyi said that they did not provide information on potential landslide sites in advance as they did not want peo... 28

YRTA to provide Yangon circular service with Scania buses

GENERAL Sep 23, 2019
The YRTA will run 20 Scania buses to provide the Yangon circular service from September 23, said Hla Aung, the Joint Secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) in a press conference he... 25

AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers: Myanmar concede narrow loss to South Korea

SPORT Sep 21, 2019
MYANMAR was defeated by South Korea by a narrow 0-1 score in the qualifying match yesterday for the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.... 47

Microfinance and Insurance Laws Expected Next Year

BUSINESS Sep 21, 2019
he Ministry of Planning and Finance is in the process of revising the Microfinance Business Law and Insurance Business Law, and expects to finalize the regulations in 2020, according to U Thant Zin So... 51

Activist monks vow to support fight for new constitution

GENERAL Sep 21, 2019
If attempts to amend the Constitution in the parliament fail, the people will call for a new constitution, said one of the monks who led the so-called “Saffron Revolution” in 2007. Mogok Ya... 57

Myanmar still have 2000 wild elephants

GENERAL Sep 21, 2019
According to the seminar on combating illegal trafficking of wildlife and their parts, there are 2000 wild elephants and 3000 tamed elephants in Myanmar. There are only 13 countries where Asia e... 51

Mon Minister says he does not want to spark fear over potential landslide disaster sites

MEDIA Sep 21, 2019
Mon State government minister of natural resources and environment conservation Dr. Min Kyi said that they did not provide information on potential landslide sites in advance as they did not want peo... 48