President Presents Nominees for Senior Positions in Central Bank

President U Htin Kyaw puts forward a list of nominees to Parliament for three vice governor positions and five director positions.

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The Amber Hub of Myitkyina

Traders say that dealing in amber is a quicker and easier way to make money than working with jade.

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Myanmar workers rescued

Migrants extorted, held against their will  in Thailand Over 100 Myanmar nationals were rescued this week after Thai authorities busted a human trafficking ring on the outskirts of Bangko...

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Vice President: Myanmar in top 100 business index by 2020

By Ko Moe Vice President U Myint Swe said he wants Myanmar to make the list of the top 100 countries on the World Bank’s Doing Business Index in the next three years. U Myint Swe said tha...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

UN Special Rapporteur holds talks with ministers

Ms Yanghee Lee, the situation of UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar held talks  separately with Union Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint, Union Minister fo...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

State Counsellor visits Universities’ Central Library

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visited the Universities’ Central Library at the University of Yangon yesterday, calling for establishing a habit of going to the library for childre...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Application deadline for Dagon Seikkan Township apartments extended to 31st July

The Urban and Housing Development Department extended its application submission deadline to 31 July, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday. About 900 apartments in Dagon S...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Rice and broken rice export projected to total 2 million tons this FY

Myanmar is projected to export 2 million tons of rice this fiscal year, of which more than 600,000 tons have already been exported, according to a report in Myawady Daily newspaper. As My...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Fish placed into pond in Rakhine state with ceremony

A fish pond was stocked with 3,000 carp in Maungtaw, Rakhine State by the Rakhine State Fisheries Department, according to a Myanmar News Agency report yesterday. The local agency held a...

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