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Popular Shan Party Warns Chinese Projects Without Local Consent Risk More Conflicts

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
YANGON—A prominent Shan political party has urged the Chinese and Myanmar governments to seek approval from both local people and the Shan State Parliament for the implementation of Chinese-backed c... 61

MIU hires Thai player for second round

SPORT Jan 17, 2020
Myanmar Futsal League champion Myanmar Imperial College (MIU) has signed a new player from Thailand in preparation for the MFF Myanmar Futsal League 2019-20 second round. Nattawat Luksanato fro... 55

Singapore Festival 2020 is Back With a Palace Garden Party

MEDIA Jan 17, 2020
Singapore Festival 2020, the fourth celebration of Singapore in Myanmar, will bring a glamorous garden party to the grounds of the Chin Tsong Palace on Feb. 1-2. The two-day festival will feature c... 69

China’s Xi visits Myanmar to drive home Belt and Road plan

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
China's President Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar today to nail down multi-billion-dollar infrastructure deals in a country abandoned by many in the West. Xi's two-day visit, his first as president,... 41

Rebel Groups Told to Unite to Save Myanmar’s Peace Process

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
A week after formal peace negotiations resumed, General Yawd Serk, who represents Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) signatories, urged all sides to work collectively to move the peace process forwa... 56

Fishing festival held in Kyaikmayaw Tsp

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
Lake in Kyaikmayaw Township was opened in January 16 morning where those interest in fishing and viewers came to the festival. There are three villages around that fishing lake namely Yaypu Kawsat... 55

Giant whale found dead in Maungdaw

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
A 46-foot-long wale has died after being grounded on the Alethankyaw beach in southern part of Maungdaw Township, Rakhine State, according to the Maungdaw District Fisheries Department. The whale... 71

Myanmar Court Set to Issue Warrant for US Man Who Failed to Attend Court in Cannabis Case

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
MANDALAY – Myingyan District Court in Mandalay Region is planning to issue an arrest warrant for a US citizen who went missing amid charges that he operated a marijuana plantation. John Fredric T... 58

Over 2,500 YPS devices are installed in YBS buses

GENERAL Jan 17, 2020
More than 2,500 YPS devices are installed in YBS buses and the Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) didn’t set the date to use the system for public, said Nilar Kyaw, Yangon Region minister for... 54

Myanmar Court Sentences Man to Death by Hanging for Love Triangle Murder

GENERAL Jan 16, 2020
PATHEIN, Ayeyarwady Region—A local court in Ayeyarwady Region sentenced a former healthcare assistant to death by hanging on Monday for murdering a schoolteacher and hiding the corpse after a love t... 154