Yangon Furniture Store Promotes Local Craftsmanship

Sirboni Furnishings hopes to boost local sales of its sustainable designs.

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Enforce timber law: MP

Illegal logging results in billions in lost revenue A member of parliament urged the Union government to enforce the laws against the illegal trade of timber in Myanmar during yesterday’s...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Independent journalists visit in Buthidaung

A group of independent local and foreign journalists reached Buthidaung, Rakhine State on their way to Sittway, yesterday. A number of journalists went to Taungbazar village by boat from...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Exports increase in Maungtaw Border Trade Zone

By Myint Maung Soe & Aung Kyaw Oo Border trade in Maungtaw, Rakhine State reached US$1.75 million during the first three months of FY2017-2018, according to official statistics of the...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Saving Cultures in Karenni

Guides use community-based tourism to help save Karenni State’s waning traditions.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Yangon Chief Minister’s Comments ‘Cause Misunderstanding’

The govt spokesperson says U Phyo Min Thein’s remarks on the army chief’s position do not reflect the govt’s stance.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Detained Journalists’ Trial Moved to Hsipaw

District judge permits change due to logistical concerns in accessing Namhsan, where the trio was originally arrested.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Draft Amendments to Telecoms Law Submitted to Parliament

Deputy minister for transport and communications says as defamation charges increase, changes to the statute are needed.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Mandalay Ma Ba Tha Appeals Ban on Name

Chapter asks Myanmar’s state Buddhist authority to rethink ban on nationalist group’s name.

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