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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 December 2004
Date of publication: 31 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Love, friendship and unity are a must; 2. Some border areas achieving sustainable development...; 3. Myanmar Motion Picture Award Winners honoured; 4. Development of energy sector urged Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 5. Reminder about possible earthquake; 6. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 7. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win looks into sale of fuel at stations; 8. Cash and kind provided to victims of tidal waves in Kawthoung; 9. Assistance provided for development of Cocogyun Township; 10. 11th Annual Plenary Meeting of MFPTMA held; 11. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 12. Upholding of Our Three Main National Causes as national policy discussed; 13. Work Meeting of Yankin Township WJA meets; 14. Respect-paying ceremony of YTU held; 15. New road opened in Pyay..."PERSPECTIVES": "Expose destructionists and bring them to justic" (pge 2)...FEATURES: "Development in rail transportation sector in the time of State Peace and Development Council" (page 7)..."The evil of losing independence and the virtue of regaining it" (page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,MInistry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 December 2004
Date of publication: 30 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Strength and prowess of Myanmar is glorious in history; 2. Government to generate 2,000 more megawatts during five-year plan-Thanks to Mone Creek Multipurpose Dam, dry Pwintbyu plain can now increase irrigated areas; 3. Progress to be made in cultivation of rubber in Shwegyin region Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Skwegyin, Kawa Townships; 4. USDA Patron Senior General Than Shwe highlights safeguarding national solidarity to further strengthen it Mon State USDA meets on implementation of objectives, future tasks and plans; 5. Vietnamese goodwill delegation concludes visit; 6. Upgrading of banking services coordinated; 7. Road construction inspected; 8. Gold entrepreneurs association’s meeting to be held at Summit Parkview; 9. Let's march for the Salute; 10. MMCWA donates milk powder to child nurseries; 11. ICT Exhibition to be staged in Mandalay..."PERSPECTIVES": "For constant development and modernization of tradational medicines" (page 2)..."FEATURE": "Patriotic workers in te anti-colonialists struggle" (page 9)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 December 2004
Date of publication: 29 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.The struggle to regain independence lasted over 100 years; 2.Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects DaikU-Nyaungkhashe Road, Yenwe Multipurpose Dam, Shwekyin hydel power project; 3.Cash and kind donated to disaster-hit villages; 3.Shan State (North) USDA makes resolution of speedy implementation of seven objectives, nine future tasks adopted by AGM (2004), and plans in the region; 4.Leading Committee for Observance of 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day meets; 5.Press conference on bomb blast, unlicensed vehicles and damages caused by strong earthquake; 6.Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than attends opening of Shwekyin Township People’s Hospital; 7.Minister inspects rural development tasks in Mahlaing Tsp; 8.Minister inspects Mandalay International Airport, upgrading of Hkamti Airport; 9.Minister visits prawn breeding camps in Taninthayi Divsion; 10.Interdepartmental Workshop on Occupational Health opens; 11.Rural road and bridge inaugurated; 12. Be ever alert..."PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard for speedy and successful implementation of special projets(page 2)...FEATURE:"National patriotic peasant who fought against the colonialists(page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Peroidicals Enterprise, Ministry of information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 December 2004
Date of publication: 28 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Duty of all nationals; 2.Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to India; 3.Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Indonesia; 4.Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Thailand; 5.Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Sri Lanka; 6.Sooner completion of projects urged Special Projects Implementation Committee meets; 7.Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to India; 8.Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to Indonesia; 9.Myanma traditional medicines an effective tool in public health care services University of Traditional Medicine inaugurated; 10.Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to India; 11.Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to Indonesia; 12.Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to Thailand; 13.Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to Sri Lanka ; 14.Secretary-1 inspects dam projects, Myanma farm equipment factory; 15.Foreign Minister sends message of sympathy to India; 16.Foreign Minister sends message of sympathy to Indonesia; 17.Foreign Minister sends message of sympathy to Thailand; 18.Foreign Minister sends message of sympathy to Sri Lanka; 19.Massive earthquake claims lives and property; 20.Vietnamese delegation on study visit to Bagan,Inaly; 21.Bago Division (West) holds meeting on successful implementation of seven objectives, nine future tasks of USDA AGM (2004) and plans; 22.Strong earthquake hits some regions in Myanmar..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Strive for speedy completion of national-building work" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Development in health sector in time of State Peace and Development Council"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Peroidicals Enterprise, Ministry of information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 December 2004
Date of publication: 27 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Safeguard sovereignty with Union Spirit; 2. Senior General Than Shwe inspects construction projects of Ayeyawady bridge; 3. Senior General Than Shwe and wife; 4. Rakhine State USDA holds meeting on successful; 5. Motion Picture Academy Awards for 2003; 6. Sayadaws of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee on pilgrimage to Bodh Gaya; 7. Home Affairs Minister inspects Twantay Women Care Centre; 8. School Family Day 2004-2005 rehearsed in Kamayut; 9. ICT Exhibition to be staged in Mandalay; 10. Duty and functions of dry day inspection teams supervised; 11. Guidance of the Head of State during the tour; 12. Keep hands held forever tight; 13. Movement of earthquake in Andaman Sea..."PERSPECTIVES": "Produce potent tradational medicines to privide better health care services" (page 2)...FEATURE: "National patriots who fought against colonialists" (page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 December 2004
Date of publication: 26 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Ensure perpetuation of sovereignty at the risk of lives; 2. Emphasis to be placed on producing medicines; 3. Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing; 4. Sagaing Division USDA approves of successful..; 5. Various kinds of medicines donated for people in border areas; 6. Industry-2 Minister inspects Hlaingthaya industrial Zone; 7. Sanitation and road construction tasks inspected; 8. Minister inspects Yayku transmitter; 9. PBANRDA Minister inspects development tasks in Rakhine State; 10. Respects paid to retired teachers at YTU; 11. Gold entrepreneurs association meet on 1 January; 12. Centenary of Sayagyi Yan Aung marked; 13. List of prize winners in essay, poetry competitions announced; 14. Traditional Medicines and Medical Equipment Exhibition concludes..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for improvement of science of and technology" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Causes behind the falling into mire of subjugation" (page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 December 2004
Date of publication: 25 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Independence; 2. Building of industrialized nation needs large number; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives; 4. Kachin State USDA approves of successful implementation; 5. Sayadaws leave for India, Nepal; 6. ‘Soon’ offered to Sayadaws; 7. Chinese goodwill delegation goes back home; 8. Myanmar delegation returns home from PRC; 9. Myanmar delegation arrives back from LPDR; 10. Maungtaw region should strive; 11. Vice Chief of General Political Department of Vietnamese Army; 12. Passport Issuing Division inspected; 13. Regional development undertakings inspected in Shan State (North); 14. New tube-wells in Thakayta Township opened; 15. Destructionist-planted bomb kills UDE student; 16. Traditional Medicines and Medical Equipment Exhibition continues; 17. Academy Award presentation ceremony to be telecast live; 18. MWAF officials make field trips to Mon, Kayin States..."PERSPECTIVES": "Harmony in State, people and Tatmadaw will establish discipline-flourishing democracy"...FEATURE: "Invaluable jewel of nation" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 December 2004
Date of publication: 24 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Implement dam projects, linked to one another, simultaneously Senior General Than Shwe inspects dams in Magway Division; 2. Magway Division will enjoy cent per cent food sufficiency in next few years; 3. General Thura Shwe Mann meets Tatmadawmen and families of Magway Station; 4. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe receives Vice-Chief of General Political Department of Vietnamese People’s Army; 5. Vietnamese goodwill delegation arrives; 6. Chinese delegation returns home; 7. Centennial ceremony of Mahasi Sayadaw held; 8. Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee meets; 9.Commander inspects Panhlaing Bridge Project in Hlinethaya; 10. Education Minister inspects NCEL; 11. Greening projects inspected; 12. Hole-in-one; 13. Traditional medicine exhibition continues; 14.Yangon Command emerges as champion of C-in-C’s Trophy soccer tourney..."PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve cultural heritage for posterity: (page 2)...FEATURE: "Stability of the State, booming economy of State and people and uplift of national education standard discussed in Kayin State USDA Meeting" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (10.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 December 2004
Date of publication: 23 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Japan; 2.Government will provide necessary assistance for development of industrial zone continuously Senior General Than Shwe inspects Yenangyoung Industrial Zone; 3.Senior General Than Shwe inspects construction of Arimaddanapura Bagan Palace, Nanmyint Tower and Hotel; 4.Senior General Than Shwe visits Lawkananda Swedawshin, Hsinmyashin and Shwezigon Pagodas; 5.Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to his Japanese counterpart; 6. Functions of No 1 Automobile Factory inspected; 7.Ei Yupa Win secures first in Miss ASEAN Culture Myanmar 2004; 8.Foreign Affairs Minister U Nyan Win sends felicitations to Japan; 9.Chinese youth delegation calls on USDA CEC members; 10.'Soon' offered to Sayadaws of State Pariyatti Sasana University (Yangon); 11.Agricultural tasks inspected in Thanlyin, Thongwa; 12.Traditional medicine exhibition continues; 13.Excursion tour of UDNR trainees coordinated; 14.Commander inspects cultivation tasks in Lashio; 15.Commander oversees summer paddy plantation; 16.Commander oversees regional development tasks in Myeik; 17.Conference of Myanmar Dental Association on 26-29 January; 18.1,329 acres of natural teak conserved..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for speedy completion of multipurpose dams"(page 2)..."FEATURE": "Myanmar n transition to democracy in accord with her social conditions"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 December 2004
Date of publication: 22 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Speedy completion of Manipura Multipurpose Dam Project urged; 2.PM receives Chinese guests; 3.Promotion of efficiency of USDA members; 4.Information Minister receives guests; 5.Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 6.Yangon Mayor receives Chinese guests; 7.Myanmar-China Border Trade Fair-2004 opens; 8.Chinese delegation arrives; 9.ASEAN Open Optimist C’ship concludes; 10.Myanmar to host ASEAN Tourism Forum 2006; 11.Minister inspects printing presses; 12.USDA CEC Member tours Kayah State; 13.YMCA hosts X’mas dinner; 14.Workshop on Development of National Chemical Profile held; 15.School buildings handed over; 16.Commander inspects construction of bridges in Myaungmya District; 17.Traditional Medicines and Medical Equipment Exhibition continues; 18.Myeik Open Golf Championship concludes..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for speedy completion of river water pumping stations"(page 2)...FEATURE:" A world-class recreation centre"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 December 2004
Date of publication: 21 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Monsoon paddy is to be grown at least once a year; 2.Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Traditional Medicines; 3.Local people need to understand genuine goodwill of government; 4.Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister leaves for Vientiane; 5.Ministry of PBANRDA offers ‘soon’ to members of the Sangha; 6.Midwifery course opens; 7.Printing and Dyeing Factory inaugurated in Myingyan; 8.Minister inspects departmental functions in Mandalay Division; 9.Compilation of documentary on national development coordinated; 10.Basis Diplomatic Skills Course opened; 11.Education Deputy Minister inspects schools and colleges; 12.Traditional Medicines and Medical Equipment Exhibition continues; 13.Prizes presented to schools with hygienic foodstalls; 14.Yangon, Mandalay State Schools; 15.18th gems and jade sales of MEHL in late Jan; 16.Golden jubilee ceremony of Pantanaw BEHS held; 17.Special Refresher Course for Myanmar police officers opens; 18.Yangon Div swimming team emerges champion..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for timely completion of Yeywa Hydel power plant"(page 2)...FEATURE: "In prospect is the glory of Sasana"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 December 2004
Date of publication: 20 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Senior General Than Shwe inspects Yeywa Hydel Power Project; 2.Agriculture and regional development tasks inspected in Hlegu, Mingaladon; 3.Commander, Rail Transportation Minister attend cash donation for Shwemawdaw Pagoda, opening of bio-gas plant; 4.Chinese delegation visits Defence Services Museum, Drug Elimination Museum; 5.PLA Deputy Chief of General Logistics Department and party conclude goodwill visit; 6.ASEAN Open Optimist C’ship continues; 7.Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves for China; 8.Yangon Command Commander attends opening ceremony of Danu national race Dhammayon; 9.Cultivation of export crops and promotion of new export items coordinated in Ayeyawady Division; 10.CAFEO-22 concludes successfully thanks to Government assistance; 11.Functions of MRTV inspected; 12.Industrialists urged to meet production target; 13.Deputy Foreign Minister returns home; 14.Labutta FSD demonstrates fire fighting skills; 15.New school building handed over in Pyapon; 16.Construction of bridge inspected in Kawkareik; 17.Experience on IATSS Forum clarified; 18.Winners of 6th AWC honoured; 19.Myeik Open Golf Championship goes on..."PERSPECTIVES": "For higher productivity through innovations in technology"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Khabaung Miltipurpose Dam Project"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 December 2004
Date of publication: 19 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attended draduation dinner of the 47th intake of DSA; 2.Development of the country depend on increased productivity Senior general Than Shwe tours PyinOoLwin; 3.General Thura Shwe Mann meets officers and other ranks of PyinOoLwin Station; 4.Myanmar, using efforts of trained engineering experts, successfully built 168 dams, 271 water pumping stations, 190 major bridges, 12 new airports and other civil engineering projects; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Chairman of World Federation of Engineering Organizations; 6.Deputy Chief of PLA General Logistics Department Lt-Gen Sun Zhiqiang and party visit Inlay Lake, Taunggyi; 7.NPED Minister returns back from Laos; 8.SWRR Minister attends Ministerial Meetings on Social Welfare and Development; 9.Dinner hosted to chairmen, representatives of engineering societies from ASEAN countries; 10.22nd Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization commences; 11.Sayadaws leave for India,Nepal; 12.Educational undertakings inspected in Kayan township; 13.Implementation of seven objectives and nine future tasks adopted by USDA Annual General Meeting (2004) discussed in Bago Division; 14.Traditional medicine practitioners visit Yangon; 15.Traditional Medicines and Medical Equipment Exhibition continues; 16.Talks on CEDAW given; 17.Victorious Myanmar footballers honoured in Malaysia; 18.Myeik Open Golf Championship continues ..."PERSPECTIVES": "Uphold fine tradations and enhance the role of Tatmadaw" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Implementation of seven objectives and nine future tasks adopted by USDA Annual General meeting (2004) discussed in Bago Division (page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 December 2004
Date of publication: 18 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Excerpts from speech of Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Parade of 47th Intake of Defence Services Academy; 3. 24 bridges constructed in Yangon Division; 4. Myanmar soccer team accorded rousing welcome; 5. Representatives to CAFEO arrive; 6. Meeting to review successful completion of World Buddhist Summit held; 7. Orbis comes to Myanmar; 8. Paper-reading session of Traditional Medicine; 9. Observance of 57th Anniversary Independence Day; 10. ATF Awareness Presentation 20 Dec; 11. Fifth Myanmar Traditional Medicine; 12. MWAF holds coord meeting; 13. Myeik Open Golf Championship begins..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards successful relization of USDA future tasks"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Discussion of Pensioners-2"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Uion of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 December 2004
Date of publication: 17 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Bhutan; 2.Chinese delegation calls on State Peace and Development Council Vice-Chairman; 3.Practitioners Conference held; 4.Newly-assembled DMU coaches on trial run; 5.Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo hosts dinner to Chinese delegation; 6.Fifth Traditional Medicine and Medical Equipment Exhibition opens; 7.2004 ASEAN Open Optimist Championship continues; 8.Chinese delegation visits Shwedagon and Gems Museum; 9.No 1 livestock breeding farm of Yangon Command inspected; 10. NHC Chairman hosts dinner to delegates of MTMPC; 11.Preservation of cultural heritages inspected in Rakhine State; 12.Training centres inspected in Loikaw; 13.New school building handed over to Ministry of Education; 14.Information Minister receives Indian guest; 15.Rice Milling Development Committee meets; 16.Insurance staff should be loyal to State; 17.News from the Districts..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for continued development of tradational medical science"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Waterbirds are good indicators for wetland sites"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 December 2004
Date of publication: 16 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Traditional medicine practitioners are to stand in solidarity for improvement, dissemination of traditional medical science; 2.All are to safeguard nation to prevent destructive elements from hampering nation-building tasks All be united in a bid to protect interests of nation and people; 3.Government has built traditional medicine hospitals in all states and divisions to extend public health care services; 4.Prime Minister receives Japanese guests; 5.Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects regional development tasks in Manaung Township; 6.Chinese goodwill delegation arrives; 7.A & I Minister receives Japanese delegation; 8.Minister for SWRR leaves for Thailand; 9.Thailand Exhibition' 2004 opened; 10.NPED Minister leaves for LPDR; 11.Self-reliant tar road put into service in Manaung; 12.Minister inspects functions of Cooperative Limited in Dawbon, Dagon Seikkan Tsp; 13.Fifth Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference held; 14.Myanmar, Sino-S'pore group ink oil exploration contracts; 15.Minister inspects development tasks in Ayeyawady Division..."PERSPECTIVES": "2004 ASEAN Open Optimist Championship, a chance to strenghten friendship and gain experiences"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 December 2004
Date of publication: 15 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:1. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mr Mahinda Rajapakse; 2. 2004 ASEAN Open Optimist Championship opens; 3. Prime Minister receives officials of IMF, WB and ADB; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction of bridges; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on tour of Manaung Township; 6. Sri Lankan PM and party visit Shwedagon pagoda; 7. Deputy Foreign Minister leaves for Vietnam;8. Conference of ASEAN Engineering Federation on18-19 december; 9. Delegates who attended World Buddhist Summit leave; 10. Monks and representatives to World Buddhist Summit visit Bagan, Mandalay; 11. Mawgun Award holders invited to Armed Forces Day celebrations; 12. MWJA observes Sarsodaw Day, pay respects to doyen literati; 13. Maintenance of 3,000-ton jade inspected; 14. Kalay-Monywa-Mandalay bus-line launched; 15. Workshop on Energy Efficiency and Conservation; 16. USDA CEC member inspects regional development tasks in Mon State; 17. Bio gas-fired power station put into service; 18. Library, Museum and Exhibition Supervisory Committee...; 19. If we accept their standard; 20. Blood donors honoured; 21. Minister meets industrialists; 22. Organizational courses No 5/2004 of MWVO open...; 23. Workshop on Kunming-Mandalay-Kyaukpyu/Sittwe Development Corridor opens; 24. Holding of Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners’ Conference coordinated..."PERSPECTIVES": "Biuld more roads and bridges for further soci-economic development"(page 2)...FEATURE: "The World Buddhist Summit concludes successfully"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 December 2004
Date of publication: 14 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Sri Lankan PM Mr Mahinda Rajapakse; 2. Kyaukphyu to become important deep-sea port in near future; 3. Education Minister addresses conclusion of special; 4. Commander, minister meets members of Supervisory Committee; 5. Sri Lankan Prime Minister tours downtown Yangon; 6. Home Affairs Deputy Minister returns from India; 7. Nepalese Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation visits Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda; 8. Hoteliers to be provided with assistance; 9. Self-reliant library opened in Chauk Township; 10. Organized Without Losing East Stance; 11. Minister inspects rural development tasks in Taikkyi Tsp; 12. Cooperatives Minister tours PyinOoLwin; 13. Experiences on AIDS control measures shared; 14. USDA CEC member inspects rural development task; 15. Delegates who attended World Buddhist Summit leave for Mandalay; 16. MWAF holds meeting; 17. Minister Maj-Gen Thein Swe inspects Ahlon Shipyards and port; 18. Commerce Minister inspects Myawady border trade centre..."PERSPECTIVES": "Raise educational standard, foundation of discipline-flourishing democracy" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Myanmar Tradational Medicine and the Six Priority Diseases" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 December 2004
Date of publication: 13 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Efforts for success of national education promotion projects; 2. There will be three gateways to Rakhine State; 3. Literati urged to make efforts to deter penetration of alien culture; 4.Secretary-1 attends dinner in honour of literary award winners; 5. Rakhine State needs to be reliable region of national economy; 6. Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister leaves; 7. Arrangements made for Alodawpyi Pagoda festival; 8. Let there be peace worldwide; 9. Duty and functions of dry day inspection teams supervised; 10. Mayor inspects Ngamoeyeik Water Supply Project; 11. Myanma Rice Research Centre, Ngamoeyeik Sluice Gate inspected; 12. New National Badminton Court inaugurated; 13. Central Command wins Water-Polo Championship..."PERSPECTIVES": "Let's dispense Buddha's loving-kindness and forgiveness to the world" (page 2)...FEATURE: "All of us shall continue to resolutely biuld a peaceful, developed and discipline-flourishing democractic nation" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 Dec 2004
Date of publication: 12 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:1.Senior General Than Shwe receives Sri Lankan Prime Minister and party; 2.World Buddhist Summit come to success only because all participants discussed with patience, forbearance, politeness, loving-kindness, compassion and optimism; 3.In Myanmar, Buddhism prevails in its true form for more than a thousand years; 4. World Buddhist Summit winds up successfully; 5.Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win welcomes Sri Lankan Prime Minister and wife; 6. 5,070 more prisoners to be released; 7.Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Sri Lankan counterpart; 8.Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win hosts dinner in honour of Sri Lankan Prime Minister and party; 9.PM Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Nepalese Minister; 10.Dinner hosted to honour success of World Buddhist Summit; 11.Historical Poem Commemorating the World Buddhist Summit..."PERSPECTIVE": "Pay respect to senior literati and preserve literary and cultral heritage" (page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and peroidicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 December 2004
Date of publication: 11 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.LPDR Prime Minister leaves; 2.Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and party; 3.World Buddhist Summit continues; 4.Summit on world-wide coverage; 5.Bio-data of Prime Minister of Sri Lanka; 6.Four groups of World Buddhist Summit discuss papers; 7.Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister calls on PBANRDA Minister; 8.Myanmar delegation returns home; 9.Minister inspects factories in Yangon; 10.F&R Minister meets staff; 11.Tailoring courses conclude; 12.Commerce Minister and diplomats view booths on export promation; 13.MICTDC holds annual general meeting; 14.Cambodian Dy PM tours Yangon; 15.Education Minister encourages students; 16.Construction of water-treatment plant inspected; 17.Wood-based industries inspected; 18.Religious Affairs Minister receives Nepalese guests; 9. Tourist Security Course concludes; 20.Sanyo electrical equipment introduced; 21.News from the Districts; 22.On-job training course concludes; 23.Self-reliant libraries set up in rural areas..."PERSPECTIVES": "World Buddhist Summit, whiich helps flourish loving kindness, compassion over the world (page 2)...FEATURE: "The World Buddhist Summit" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 December 2004
Date of publication: 10 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing pay homage to Sayardaws at home and abroad World Buddhist Summit commences on grand scale; 2.We should rid the world of the roots of all evils and sow the seeds of goodwill, tolerance, kindness and altruism for the sake of peace and prosperity Senior General Than Shwe sends Congratulatory Message to Summit; 3.Senior General Than Shwe receives Thai Prime Minister; 4.Only teachings of Lord Buddha can satisfy spiritual requirements Prime Minister delivers welcoming address; 5.Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win bids farewell to Thai counterpart; 6.Degree of success for getting peace depends on how much we can control lust, anger and delusion; 7.Lord Buddha's teachings have historically inspired religious, social and political leaders in our two countries and other parts of the world; 8.Existing bonds of friendship and cooperation between our two neighbouring countries will be further strengthened and consolidated in the years ahead to the mutual benefit of our two peoples; 9. We also have to help prop-agate that understanding, compassion, love and assistance are the beautiful and indispensable virtues for mankind and the true noble goals of all religions; 10.The current World Buddhist Summit is of great significance as it enables the Buddhist leaders to gather and exchange views on the preservation of the revered Buddhist faith; 11.The conference records the value and the sense of profound friendship and solidarity among all Buddhist from different sects and countries; 12.The Summit will help to spread the noble message of the Buddha and to ensure a peaceful world for all of us to live without fear and hatred; 13.The Summit will give opportunity to get together the followers of Buddhism around the globe including Bangladesh; 14.Keynote Speech by Venerable Dr. NYANISSARA Sitagu International Buddhist Academy Sagaing Hills, Myanmar; 15.Thai Prime Minister arrives; 16.We must remain effortful to maintain, promote and spread peace in our region and beyond; 17.World Buddhist Summit continues; 18.Opportunity given to get together followers of Buddhism around the globe; 19.Union of Myanmar is devoted Buddhist Country and faithfully believes in the Lord Buddha's Teachings..."PERSPECTIVES": "Make the most favourable environment for agricultral development" (page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 December 2004
Date of publication: 09 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Laotian Prime Minister and party visit Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda in Kyaikto; 2. Laotian Prime Minister observes upgrading of Yangon City; 3. Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister arrives; 4. Agricultural tasks inspected in Lashio; 5. Venerable Sayadaws from abroad arrive to attend World Buddhist Summit; 6. Sri Lankan Prime Minister to visit Myanmar; 7. Commander inspects development tasks of Paletwa; 8. Myanmar Delegation leaves for India; 9. School Family Day from 27 Dec 2004 to 3 Jan 2005; 10. Commander inspects regional developments, agricultural tasks; 11. Computer Professional Training Courses to be opened at MICT Park; 12. Sarsodaw Day commemorative Book Fair continues; 13. Unloading of iron beams for Ayeyawady River Bridge (Yadnabon)inspected; 14. Construction Minister inspects construction of roads in Magway Division; 15. Press conference on 10th Anniversary Thailand Exhibition' 2004 held; 16. Deputy Minister inspects rural roads; 17. IM-1 old students to pay respects to teachers on 26 Dec; 18. News from the Districts; 19. Golfers of Ministry of Forestry honoured; 20. Prizes presented to winners in new generation youth golf tourney; 21. Myeik Open Golf Championship 16-19 Dec; 22. 266 drug-related cases exposed in October..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development and dissemination of Myanmar tradational medicine" (page 2)...FEATURE: "The World Buddhist Summit" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 December 2004
Date of publication: 08 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Senior General Than Shwe receives Lao PDR Prime Minister and party; 2. Lao PDR Prime Minister arrives on official visit; 3. Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of visiting Laotian counterpart; 4. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win meets with Laotian counterpart; 5. Summit opening live on TV; 6. Myanmar delegation leaves to study locomotives in India; 7. Foreign Minister returns from Second East Asia Forum; 8. Most Ven Dr Vichit Singharaj of Laos arrives; 9. Buddha images conveyed for public obeisance in Mongnaung; 10. Commander, ministers attend opening of new tennis court; 11. Construction of roads inspected; 12. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 13. Sarsodaw Day commemorative Book Fair continues; 14. Tiger Cup soccer live on TV; 15. On-job Training Course No 17 for Auditors concludes; 16. Mayor inspects tarring of roads; 17. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 18. Mass sports activities launched in Mandalay; 19. First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair-2004 concludes; 20. News from the Districts..."PERSPECTIVES": "World Buddhist summit for perpetuation and propagation of Buddha Sasana" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Hindrance to positive developments runs counter to national interest" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 December 2004
Date of publication: 07 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe visits; 2. Curriculum Vitae of H E Mr Bounnhang Vorachith; 3. Deputy C-in-C of Defence Services Vice-Senior General Maung Aye; Prime Minister attends rehearsal of World Buddhist Summit; 5. National Day observed at basic education schools; 6. Prime Minister inspects Yangon International Airport; 7. Secretary-1 attends ceremony to enshrine relics; 8. Secretary-1 presents prizes to outstanding students; 9. Chinese delegation leaves for home; 10. Thaddamma Waiponla Ordination Hall inaugurated in Dagon Myothit (South); 11. Home Affairs Minister attends cash donation ceremony for doyen literati; 12. Prime Minister’s gifts for monastic education schools in Yedashe; 13. Yangon Mayor attends honouring ceremony of winners of Yangon Division; 14. Self-reliant library opened in Mongnaung; 15. First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair-2004 continues; 16. Tube-wells inaugurated in rural areas; 17. Cash provided for school building 18. Self-reliant libraries inaugurated..."PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperation between government and people: key to emergence of democracy"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 December 2004
Date of publication: 06 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Neo-colonialists trying to encroach on others through social; 2. General Thura Shwe Mann bids farewell to PRC guests; 3. Thai PM to pay official visit; 4. Government to provide continued assistance in interest of regional; 5. Chinese delegation visits Defence Services Museum; 6. Construction of Yandaing Aung Sutaung Pyae Pagoda inspected; 7. Lwenyeint Monastery Presiding Sayadaw passes away; 8. Airports in Taninthayi Division inspected; 9. Improvement of Myanma film and video industry discussed; 10. Health Minister tours Rakhine State; 11. Rural development measures in Sagaing Division inspected; 12. Prizes of ASEAN Radio Quiz presented; 13. First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair continues..."PERSPECTIVES": "Rubber cultivation that will bring prosperity to the country and growers" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Tamadaw government's steadfast objective of market economy and democracy"(page7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 December 2004
Date of publication: 05 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Thailand; 2. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win felicitates Thai counterpart; 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects river water pumping projects in NyaungU; 4. Bridge construction projects inspected in Mandalay; 5. Aid provided for rural development in Sagaing Division; 6. Foreign Minister leaves for Malaysia; 7. First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair-2004 packed with visitors; 8. Chinese delegation tours Mandalay Division; 9. Foreign Minister U Nyan Win felicitates Thai counterpart; 10. 14th IFNGO ASEAN NGOs Workshop on Prevention of Drug; 11. Minister returns home; 12. Laotian Commerce Minister leaves; 13. Lt-Gen Ye Myint pays homage, donates alms to Sayadaws in Mandalay; 14. 12th 47-member plenary meeting of fifth State...; 15. Regional development tasks inspected in Mandalay Division; 16. Upgrading and sanitation tasks inspected; 17. Education Minister inspects schools Lewe and Pyawbwe; 18. Minister for Culture visits book fair; 9. Talks given to mark World AIDS Day; 20. International Trade Course (Programme-3) opened; 21. 11th Myanma beauty photo contest held; 22. Salin Township gets sufficient drinking water; 23. Aged veterans receive cash; 24. School Health Course opened; 25. An oxygen tank contributed..."PERSPECTIVES": "For economic development and closer ties among five nations" (page 2)...FEATURE: "The Golden Land of Myanmar" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 December 2004
Date of publication: 04 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends Summits of Heads of State; 2. Lao Prime Minister to visit Myanmar; 3. Laos welcomes ASEAN-India Car Rally 2004; 4. First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair-2004 opens; 5. Prime Minister receives foreign delegates to First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair; 6. Myanmar Prime Minister attends luncheon hosted by Lao President; 7. Myanmar, Thailand discuss economic, transport, agricultural, technological cooperation; 8. Myanmar, India focus on trade development; 9. Prime Minister concludes Lao visit; 10. Prime Minister plants commemorative tree; 11. Myanmar, Indonesia express wish to further cement ties; 12. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Chinese Vice Foreign Minister; 13. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win meets staff of Myanmar Embassy in Vientiane; 14. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein meets Chinese Vice Foreign Minister; 15. Brunei Sultan believes Myanmar leaders to shape better future; 16. 14th IFNGO ASEAN NGOs Workshop continues; 17. Foreign Minister U Nyan Win receives visiting Chinese Vice Foreign Minister; 18. Deputy Foreign Minister U Kyaw Thu meets visiting Chinese Vice Foreign Minister; 19. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister arrives to pay an official visit..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of national economy"(page2)...FEATURE:"Brunei Sultan believes Myanmar leaders to shape better future" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 December 2004
Date of publication: 03 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. As Government and people have their own responsibilities; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA; 3. Lt-Gen Soe Win attends 10th ASEAN Summit; 4. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win meets with Chinese Premier; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win confers with Japanese counterpart; 6. Myanmar, Philippines discuss bilateral cooperation; 7. Myanmar, Malaysia discuss technological, economic development; 8. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win attends dinner hosted by Laotian Prime Minister; 9. ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held; 10. PLA General and party visit Shwedagon Pagoda; 11. Transport service develops on Myeik-Bokpyin-Kawthoung Road; 12. Kandawgyi Gardens inspected; 13. Cooperatives Minister attends opening of Sanpya cooperative shop; 14. Regional development in Sagaing Division discussed; 15. 14th IFNGO ASEAN NGOs Workshop on Prevention of Drug; 16. THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL’S MESSAGE; 17. Talks on diabetes held in Pathein 18. Objectives of 57th Anniversary Independence Day; 19. Literary prize winners to report by 9 December; 20. Self-reliant knowledge banks (libraries); 21. Ditches dug in Wetlet Township..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards promotion of frendship and cooperation among ASEAN nations" (page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 December 2004
Date of publication: 02 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message to Lao PDR; 2. Senior General Than Shwe pays homage to Maha Muni Buddha Image; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message to Lao PDR; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye welcomes back PM Lt-Gen Soe Win; 5. General Thura Shwe Mann welcomes Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA and party; 6. General Thura Shwe Mann meets Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA; 7. General Thura Shwe Mann hosts dinner in honour of Chinese General Ge Zhenfeng; 8. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends message to Laotian counterpart; 9. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win arrives LPDR to attend ASEAN Summit, CLMV Summits; 10. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends ASEAN Business and Investment Lunch; 11. Prime Minister explains latest developments in Myanmar; 12. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends dinner hosted by Laotian Prime Minister; 13. Vientiane Declaration on Enhancing Economic Cooperation; 14. Prime Minister receives UMFCCI members, entrepreneurs; 15. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends Informal Working Dinner; 16. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win meets with Prime Minister Mr Samdech Hun Sen Sen; 17. Myanmar, Singapore discuss matters of mutual interest; 18. Jade Buddha image donated to Lao PDR; 19. Minister for Foreign Affairs sends message to Laotian FM; 20. NPED Minister inks MoU, protocol; 21. NPED Minister attends ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting; 22. Foreign Minister U Nyan Win receives special envoy of UNSG; 23. Foreign Affairs Minister holds talks with Japanese counterpart; 24. Foreign Minister attends ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting; 25. Myanmar hotel delegation leaves for India; 26. World AIDS Day-2004 Commemoration Ceremony held; 27. Two new lifts donated to Children's Hospital; 28. UN SECRETARY-GENERAL's MESSAGE ON WORLD AIDS DAY; 29. Top singers join Mandela's drive against 'AIDS' 30. Matriculation exam timetable announced; 31. Wushu competitions held; 32. Han Golf Masters Junior Golf Series on 7 December..."PERSPECTIVES": "For parallel development of regions" (page 2)...FEATURE:"Prime Ministery receives UMFCCI members, entrepreneurs" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 December 2004
Date of publication: 01 December 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Gradual increase in rubber cultivation will raise par capita income; 2. Kyauktaga Dam in Natmauk Township, Magway Division, inaugurated; 3. Third Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Women concludes; 4. MWAF President hosts dinner to participants of Meeting of ASEAN Committee; 5. Minister for Electric Power inspects hydro-power; projects; 6. Peace Group of Wa Special Region; 7. Multimedia classrooms of South Okkalapa Township; 8. Cooperatives Minister inspects candy factory; 9. Rail Transportation Minister inspects railroad sections; 10. Commerce Deputy Minister inspects preparations for First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair; 11. Ambassador, embassy staff donate cash, medicines and medical equipment; 12. Lecture on environmental conservation given in Paung..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Strive for the development of infrastructure" (page 2)...FEATURE:"For development and strengthening Sino-Myanmar fraternal relations" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 November 2004
Date of publication: 30 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. A&I Minister inspects coffee plantations in PyinOoLwin; 2. Third Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Women commences; 3. Myanmar Tatmadaw sports team returns home from Vietnam; 4. Caravan of First India-ASEAN Car Rally proceeds to Thailand; 5. Rural library opened in Ingapu; 6. Identity cards, car passes to be issued; 7. Commander, minister tour industrial zones in Mandalay Division; 8. Minister receives Singaporean ambassador; 9. Courses on Interpreting and Translation; 10. Myanmar finance delegation returns from PRC; 11. Export promotion booths on display; 12. Health Deputy Minister attends ASEAN+3 Senior Officials' Meeting ..."PERSPECTIVES": "Make concerted efforts for national development" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Hand down fine heritage of national reconsolidation" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 November 2004
Date of publication: 29 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Success achieved in government’s endeavours to establish; 2. Ash of remains of Myingyan Sayadaw scattered into Yangon River; 3. All 9,248 prisoners released; 4. Myanmar-Thai Kathina robes offering ceremony held; 5. Sub-printing House (Mandalay) offers Kathina robes to Sayadaws; 6. Dinner hosted in honour of athletes of Wushu C’ships 2004; 7. Commander, Minister for Industry-1 attend Kathina robes; 8. Dry Day inspection teams discharge duties; 9. Health Deputy Minister returns from Thailand; 10. Caravan of First India-ASEAN Car Rally arrives Kengtung; 11. Deputy Minister inspects construction of roads in Bago Division; 12. International-level Buddhist Pitakas (Treatises) Library soon to emerge; 13. Yangon vice-mayor inspects agricultural tasks in Thanlyin; 14. Commander attends harvesting of Shweyinaye monsoon paddy in Yaksawk; 15. AWF President and party return home; 16. Dinner hosted in honour of sports teams of Yangon Command..."PERSPECTIVES": "Asean-India Car Rally boosts Myanma's image" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Discussion of pensioners" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 November 2004
Date of publication: 28 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Mauritania; 3. Chairman of National Olympic Council Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein receives; 4. Myanmar stands third with 5 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze in Asian; 5. Minister attends ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting; 6. China lays out timetable for arsenic poisoning control; 7. Yangon Mayor back from Indonesia; 8. Final rites for Myingyan Sayadaw; 9. Lt-Gen Maung Bo on inspection tour of Myeik; 10. Construction Minister inspects Bridges of Pyapon, Twantay; 11. More lecture halls for Sittway University; 12. Road construction projects inspected; 13. Urbanization tasks inspected; 14. Workshop on Capacity Enhancement concludes; 15. Road to Shwethalyaung Buddha Image in Kyaukse put into service; 16. Village-to-Village linking road constructed in Maubin Township; 17. Knowledge Bank Paper Reading Session held; 18. Knowledge banks set up in Thantlan Township; 19. Strong Quake Jolts Eastern Indonesia; 20. Press Conference on 6th Asian Wushu C’ships 2004 held; 21. Min Naing leads First Kasco Open Golf championship..."PERSPECTIVES": "Further cooperate to supply sufficient clean water to all rural areas" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Government and people are subject to principle practised"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 November 2004
Date of publication: 27 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: (1)Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing offer Shwekyar Thingan to Dhammaçakka Mudra Buddha Image at Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon); (2)Secretary-1 attends cash donation ceremony for supply of clean water to rural areas; (3)Piety on Fullmoon of Tazaungmon; (4)Competitors of 1st India-ASEAN Car Rally leave Mandalay; (5)Myanmar, India to promote trade and economic cooperation; (6)Transport Minister returns from Cambodia; (7)Myanmar delegation leaves for PRC; (8)Myanmar delegation leaves for Laos..."PERSPECTIVES": "For achieving greater success in international sports events"(page 2)...; FEATURE: "Merits shared for donation of Maha Punnyawpakara Dhamayone in Kyimyindine Township"(page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC ( News & Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 November 2004
Date of publication: 26 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:(1)Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Pakistani Defence Attachés; (2)Measures for holding World Buddhist Summit coordinated; (3) 5,311 more prisoners to be released; (4)Agriculture & Irrigation continues inspection tour of Bago Division<International Relation>:(1)Korean Products Show 2004 starts; (2)Myanmar finance delegation leaves for People Republic of China..."PERSPECTIVES": "Fullmoon day of Tazaungmon-a day to do meritorious deeds"(Page 2)...FEATURE: "From Mandalay to Bagan on board the Shwe keinnari:continued from Nov 25th 2004 edition"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 November 2004
Date of publication: 25 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: (1)Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends opening ceremony of 6th Asian Wushu Championships 2004; (2)Khaing Khaing Maw bags one goldl; (3)First India-ASEAN Car Rally starts; (4)Transport facilities inspected in Ayeyawady Division; (5)Commander Maj-Gen Myint Swe inspects agricultural tasks, Ngamoyeik Sluice Gate project...."PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for emergence of peaceful and discipline-flourishing democracy"(page 2)... FEATURE: "From Mandalay to Bagan onboard the Shwe keinnari(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 November 2004
Date of publication: 24 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: (1)National Convention to resume in Feb 2005; (2)National Convention Convening Commission meets; (3)Minister U Than Aung donates stationery to monastic education students; (4)Disciples pay respects to remains of Myingyan Sayadaw; (5)Trainee members of the Sangha invited to WBS; (6)National Convention Convening Management Committee meets; (7)Minister inspects regional development affairs in Ayeyawady Division..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for national and regional development(page 2)...FEATURE:"Successful goodwill visit Nanning, PRC"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 November 2004
Date of publication: 23 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:(1)Ayeyawady Division enters new age of progress Pathein Bridge, 40th facility in the Division, opens; (2)Government pledges to shape country as discipline-flourishing democracy; (3)Two resolutions passed, one approval made, three matters put on record; (4)Finance & Revenue Ministry holds Kathina robes offering ceremony; (5)Members of Sangha, laity pay respects to the remains of Myingyan Sayadaw..."PERSPECTIVES": "Do more research work for rapid industrial development"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News & Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 November 2004
Date of publication: 22 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win to attend ASEAN summits in Laos; 2. USDA Annual General Meeting (2004) continues [4-page report]; 3. Myingyan Sayadaw’s remains to convey to Sankyaungdaw; 4. Monks and laity pay obeisance to Myingyan Sayadaw; 5. Invitation to final rites for Myingyan Sayadaw; 6. A & I Ministry offers Kathina robes; 7. Kathina robes offering ceremonies of PPE, IPRD, MMPE, MRTV held; 8. Ministry of Science & Technology offers Kathina robes; 9. Kathina robes offered; 10. Tawwin Thante Monastery in Mandalay to be renovated; 11. Ministry of Health holds Special course No 2/2004; 12. Bago Division (East) USDA members donate blood at Bago People’s Hospital; 13. Bilin Sugar Mill to produce 3,500 tons of sugar opens; 14. Winners of National Literary Award announced ; 15. Foreign Wushu teams arrive... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for extended cultivation of oil palm, rubber and new crops" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 November 2004
Date of publication: 21 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Government creating economic opportunities for private entrepreneurs; 2. Dam projects inspected in Magway Division; 3. USDA Annual General Meeting 2004 continues for second day [two and a half page report]; 4. Yangon Mayor to attend Fourth Meeting for Mayors of Asian Cities in Indonesia; 5. Leading Committee for holding of the 3rd Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Women meets; 6. SEAPEX Symposium on Energy Potential of Myanmar; 7. Renovation of Kanbawzathadi Palace inspected; 8. Cash donated in honour of USDA Annual General Meeting 2004; 9. Hotels in Yangon City inspected; 10. Urbanization tasks inspected; 11. Tamu gets hydropower plant; 12. Entrance for 2004-2005 Academic Year of National Management College; 13. Rail Transportation Ministry holds offering of Kathina robes; 14. Sermons to be delivered at final rites for Myingyan Sayadaw; 15. Disciples pay reverence to remains of Sayadaw Bhaddanta Sobhita; 16. Foreign Wushu teams, umpires arrive... "PERSPECTIVES": "For accelerated development of industrial zones based on government’s assistance" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Ayeyawady Division, the conqueror of Ngawun River" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 November 2004
Date of publication: 20 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Singapore; 2. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Poland; 3. Encouragement to be given to improvement of private industrial sector; 4. USDA members to join hands with public in implementing Road Map [7-page report of the USDA AGM]; 5. Ministry of Culture offers Kathina robes; 6. Korean Products Show from 25 to 27 November; 7. Untimely Rain Warning; 8. Kanbawza Open Golf Championship concludes; 9. Executive of WWF arrives... "PERSPECTIVES": "Serve the interests of the nation and its people" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 November 2004
Date of publication: 19 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. With participation of national people, government beavering away at successful implementation of set objectives, aims, Road Map [Five and half page report of the AGM of the USDA]; 2. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs of LPDR; 3. Commander-in-Chief’s Shield Soccer Tournament kicks off; 4. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein sees off Myanma Tatmadaw Sports Team; 5. Prison terms of 3,937 convicts suspended; 6. Indian goodwill delegation visits DSTA, tours Shan State; 7. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs of LPDR arrives; 8. Sayadaw Bhaddanta Sobhita passes away; 9. Ministry of Information holds Kathina robes offering ceremony; 10. Work coordination meeting of World Buddhist Summit held; 11. Multisectoral Workshop on National Tobacco Control Legislation held; 12. Objectives of this year’s USDA AGM; 13. Prize winners announced... "PERSPECTIVES": "Further strengthen national solidarity, safeguard peace and tranquillity" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 November 2004
Date of publication: 18 November 2004
Description/subject: * The government will further strengthen national solidarity in the interest of the State and the people [3-page report of the USDA AGM]; * Senior General Than Shwe hosts dinner in honour of delegates to USDA Annual General Meeting, outstanding youths; * Senior General Than Shwe addresses USDA Annual General Meeting; * Sayadaw Bhaddanta Sobhita passes away; * State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Presiding Sayadaw passes away; * SWRR Minister receives Japanese guest; * Mayor inspects Yangon City Water Supply Project (Ngamoyeik); * Kasco Open Golf Championship on 25-28 November; * Armed Forces Day commemorative TV Quiz meets... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for successful implementation of national education promotion plans" (Page 2)...FEATURE: "OUTSTANDING STUDENTS AWARDED".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 November 2004
Date of publication: 17 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Indian Chief of Air Staff; 2. Special Refresher Course No 3 for Faculty members opens; 3. Secretary-1 visits hospitals in Mandalay Division; 4. Indian Chief of Air Staff and wife visit downtown Yangon; 5. Wife of Indian Chief of Air Staff tours downtown Yangon; 6. Korean dance troupe gives performace; 7. Central Authority on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters meets; 8. Transport Subcommittee for World Buddhist Summit meets; 9. Certificate Course in Basic Diplomatic Skills concludes; 10. Public Works conducts courses; 11. Pyay-Seiktha new gas pipeline inspected; 12. Conference on CAFEO-22 on 18-19 December; 13. Measles prevention in Shan State (South); 14. Rules on Armed Forces Day Commemorative Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; 15. New library for ThanBan Village in Hlaingbwe Township; 16. Locals in Pathein District get free dental treatment; 17. Total Learning Academy for learners; 18. Myanmar archers back with 16 gold, silver and bronze; 19. Kanbawza Open Golf Championship continues in Taunggyi; 20. All Myanmar Disabled Swimming Contest held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards economic development through effective use of resources" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Redouble our efforts for national development" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 November 2004
Date of publication: 16 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Efforts are needed to develop ever changing, advancing human society; 2. Senior General Than Shwe presents provisions and offertories to Sayadaws in Pathein; 3. Excerpts from speech of Senior General Than Shwe; 4. Government to march towards national goal step by step; 5. MEC Chairman Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein addresses ceremony to present prizes to outstanding students; 6. Indian Air Chief and wife arrive on goodwill visit; 7. Indian Mily delegation lays a wreath at Memorial to Fallen Heroes; 8. Korean dance troupe entertains audience; 9. India to provide more educational aid to Myanmar; 10. Observance of 58th Anniversary Union Day discussed; 11. Shan State (North) USDA holds annual general meeting; 12. Medical symposia held; 13. Development tasks inspected; 14. Outstanding youths tour Yangon; 15. Citizenship Scrutiny cards issued in Toungoo Township; 16. Trade fair and market festival to be held in Toungoo, Bago; 17. Multi-purpose natural fertilizer demonstrated; 18. Kanbawza Open Golf C’ship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Roads and bridges for development of trade and transport" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "USDA training and nurturing new generation youths".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 November 2004
Date of publication: 15 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Pathein Bridge ready for inauguration - Senior General Than Shwe urges proper maintenance of Bo Myat Tun Bridge; 2. Secretary-1 urges NDA members to live and earn their living under protection of law; 3. Commander inaugurates Tamway branch of MEB; 4. Dry day inspection teams discharge duties; 5. Development works inspected; 6. Road construction in Bago Div (west), Magway Div inspected; 7. Customs Dept holds 26th Kathina; 8. “World Diabetes Day” observed; 9. Myanmar archers bag 7 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze; 10. Sepak Takraw tourney opened; 11. Kanbawza Open Championship opened in Taunggyi... "PERSPECTIVES": "Discharge national duty conscientiously" (Page-2)... FEATURE: "Panmon Creek Bridge supporting regional development tasks" (Page 7); "Let’s continue to create and maintain good legacy" [about the USDA] [Page 12 is missing]
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 November 2004
Date of publication: 14 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Government policy towards national race organizations unchanged; 2. Commander tours Htantabin Township; 3. 24 armed group members exchange arms for peace; 4. PBANRDA Minister discusses regional development in northern, eastern Shan State; 5. Culture Minister tours Bagan Ancient City 6. Ministry of Religious Affairs holds Kathina robes offering ceremony 7. Buddhists Association of Ministers’ Office offers Kathina robes; 8. Commerce Ministry holds 7th Kathina; 9. Kathina robes offered to members of the Sangha of Bangladesh Monastery; 10. Essay and poem competitions to mark 57th Anniversary Independence Day to be held; 11. Myanmar ranks top in third Asian Archery Championship-2004... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for sharpening abilities of air strategies" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Hepatitis-B Vaccine Factory enhancing the National Health level" (Page 7); "Let’s do our bit for the success of the seven-point Road Map" (Page 10); "Let’s Fight Obesity" (Page 11)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 November 2004
Date of publication: 13 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister; 2. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 3. Dinner hosted in honour of graduation parade of 66th Intake of Pilot Course; 4. Commander inspects agriculture and livestock breeding tasks; 5. Myanmar, Indonesian Foreign Ministers exchange views on mutual interests; 6. East-West Economic Corridor Seminar held; 7. Tubewell commissioned for public use; 8. Construction of transport infrastructures coordinated; 9. Minister inspects factories; 10. Minister visits Freshwater Fish Garden; 11. Commander inspects farms in Lashio Township; 12. Minster Col Thein Nyunt inspects regional development work in Shan State (East), Shan State (North; 13. Commander holds discussions for development of Rakhine State; 14. Kalaw GTI respect-paying ceremony; 15. Vice-Mayor inspects City Water Supply Project; 16. Winners of quiz on general knowledge on military affairs announced; 17. 14th Kathina robes offering ceremony held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperate for perpetual existence of independence and sovereignty" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) to contribute towards better transportation" (page 7); "World Diabetes Day" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 November 2004
Date of publication: 12 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Independence and sovereignty are to be perpetual in order that the people can shape the brighter future of the nation on their own Central Committee for Observing Independence Day meets; Lt-Gen Ye Myint stresses timely implementation of Meiktila Greening Project; Course of events worldwide are living proof of the fact that “only when the Tatmadaw is strong will the nation be strong” C-in-C (Air) addresses graduation parade of 66th Intake of Pilot Course; Red Cross delegates leave for Japan; Management Committee for Organizing 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day meets; Minister inspects Pre-Primary Schools, Day Care Nursery; Industry-2 Minister inspects tasks of flourescent light production; Mayor inspects repair of trucks of YCDC; Course on Application of Modern Communications opened; Model monsoon paddy plot harvested; New waterway under Chindwin Bridge; Need to conduct region-wise large-scale farming stressed; Bridge, road construction inspected in Mandalay Division and Kachin State; Minister inspects hydropower projects; Myanmar Products Expo-2004 commences; Military code of conduct test, extempore talks commence; TV quiz for 60th Armed Forces Day to be held; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Meeting on drafting law for protection of herbal plants and traditional medicine held... "PERSPECTIVES": "For boosting agricultural production" (Page 2) ... FEATURES: "Thanlwin Bridge, the longest rail-cum-road bridge in Myanmar"; "Kahtein Festival of Tazaungmon" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 November 2004
Date of publication: 11 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: . Myogyi Dam will supply water for Greening of Meiktila Plain; 2. Ayeyawady Division targets to cultivate 3.6 million acres of monsoon paddy and 1.43 million acres of summer paddy; 3. Dipavali Day reception held; 4. Japanese Ambassador calls on Chief Justice; 5. Commander views harvesting and winnowing in Khayon Village in Kyaikmaraw Township; 6. Fourth estate will lose original aim if press freedom has negative effects on national interest; 7. Secretary-General meets USDA members; 8. Minister inspects Maubin Paper Mill; 9. Drilling of natural gas starts at Well No Shwe-2; 10. USDA CEC Member tours Shan State (East); 11. Commander inspects agricultural tasks in Nyaungshwe township; 12. Minister inspects power generation through use of bio gas; 13. Rural road repaired in Taikkyi Township; 14. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 15. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 16. AIDS Control Work Committee meets; 17. CSSTB holds 16th Kathina; 18. Minister inspects basic education high schools in Amarapura Township; 19. Yangon Command wins C-in-C’s Shield in Tatmadaw Judo & Acrobatics Contest; 20. Myanmar to host ASEAN Optimist Championship... "PERSPECTIVES": "Speedy implementation of bilateral agreements between Myanmar and India" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Mone Creek Multipurpose Dam Project for irrigation and power generation" (Page 7); "Activities for rural knowledge banks" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 November 2004
Date of publication: 10 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe’s India visit cements friendship, enhances bilateral cooperation Four agreements signed; 2. Agreements between Myanmar and India; 3. Nothing to worry about rumours concerning the currency notes; 4. Government will not demonetize any currency note in circulation; 5. Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister leaves for Vietnam; 6. Upgrading of roads in Yangon City inspected; 7. Shan State (East) USDA holds annual general meeting; 8. Workshop on Utilization of Research Findings opens; 9. Forestry Minister inspects MeinMaHla Kyun wildlife sanctuary in Bogale Township; 10. Annual General Meeting of Rakhine State USDA held; 11. Minister inspects fry production farms in Ayeyawady Division; 12. Cooperative Department organizes English proficiency course; 13. Nursery Market Festival continues; 14. Use Natural Gas Vehicles and save fuel oil; 15. Programmes of pilgrimage to Nepal and India coordinated; 16. Yangon Command holds 15th communal Kathina; 17. Shwehtidaw hoisted atop Maha Zeya Aungsakkya pagoda; 18. Ministry of Industry-1 offers Kathina robes; 19. Schools inspected in Mandalay; 20. Myanmar archery team leaves for SRV; 21. Kanbawza Open Golf Championship on 14 to 17 November... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for successful holding of Fourth World Buddhist Summit" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "TIKYIT POWER PLANT" (Page 7); "Peaceful and developing Manpang" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 November 2004
Date of publication: 09 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Cambodia; Representatives from over 40 countries to attend World Buddhist Summit; Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win felicitates Cambodian counterpart; Energy Minister attends National Capacity Building Workshop; Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Cambodia; Malaysian guests call on Commerce Minister; Kachin State USDA holds annual general meeting; Commander inspects upgrading tasks of Mandalay Industry Zone-2; Development works inspected around Yangon; Basic courses for seafarers opened; YangPu-KatTaik Bridge in eastern Shan State opens; USDA Secretariat Member inspects development works in Kachin State; Upgrading of Bagan-Nyaung U Airport, rural development tasks inspected; Books for libraries; Families of PBANRDA Ministry offer ‘soon’ to members of the Sangha; Tasks for ‘Education for All’ discussed; One-year traditional medicine practitioners course concludes; MMCWA Central Council meets; Future tasks on women’s affairs of Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation explained... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for better health care services of the people" (Page-2)... FEATURES: "Paunglaung Hydropower project to fulfil electricity requirements" (Page 7); "Kayan Sluice Gate to benefit 30,000 acres" (Page-10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 November 2004
Date of publication: 08 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Sugarcane cultivation and boosting production of sugar mills coordinated; 2. Minister inspects construction of roads, bridges; 3. Founding anniversary of General Administration Department observed; 4. Member of Secretariat of USDA meets executives, organizers in NyaungU, Myingyan Districts; 5. Culture Minister inspects archaeological works; 6. Quality paddy strain picked for ARD; 7. A new tarred road built in Thingangyun; 8. Military and marching song competitions to mark 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day to be held; 9. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 10. Shwenyaung-Namhsan railroad construction project inspected; 11. Veterans assisted with cash; 12. Fifth Kathina robes offering ceremony held; 13. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 14. Nepalese Journalist delegation concludes visit; 15. Inter-township open football tournament kicks off; 16. Flag handed over to mountaineering team; 17. Myanmar to host 6th Asian Wushu C’ship ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Economic development through ASEAN-China regional cooperation" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Ye Ywa Hydropower project to fulfil electricity requirements" (Page 7); "The developing Thakayta Industrial Zone" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 November 2004
Date of publication: 07 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing offer Kathina robes to members of Sangha - Ministry of Defence holds 51st communal Kathina; 2. Regional cooperation, source of economic growth Bilateral trade between Myanmar and China on steady growth; 3. Seven-point Road Map is not policy of individual but State policy; 4. The following are sample forms in connection with the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Rules published in this paper on 4 and 5 November.—Ed; 5. Commander, Mayor inspect beautifying, sanitation measures in Yangon City; 6. Minister oversees poultry and cattle farms; 7. Gifts for Fire Services Department; 8. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 9. Nepalese Journalist delegation visit downtown Yangon; 10. Victorious Myanmar women soccer team honoured... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote cooperation with regional countries" (page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 November 2004
Date of publication: 06 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to US President; 2. Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win on return from PRC; 3. Myanmar's internal problems must be solved only by Myanmars themselves - Myanmar peaceful, stable under Head of State's leadership; 4. Permission granted for retirement; 5. Permission granted for retirement; 6. Appointment of Minister; 7. Assignment of joint ministerial portfolios; 8. Appointment of Deputy Minister; 9. The sample forms in connection with the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Rules; 10. Luncheon hosted to Nepalese journalist delegation; 11. Commander sees off service personnel to discharge duties in Cocogyun Township; 12. A & I Minister visits fruit garden; 13. Mayor inspects water treatment plant; 14. USDA Basic Organizational Course No 8 opened; 15. Minister visits factories; 16. MTCPAC contestants depart; 17. Civil Service Journal in circulation; 18. Winners of Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions awarded ... "PERSPECTIVES": "For implementation of National Health Plans" (Page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 November 2004
Date of publication: 05 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Fitness and higher education of people essential for improvement of all sectors in country - NHC Chairman addresses 42nd NHC Meeting; 2. Prizes presented to winners in 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions; 3. Doyen artistes, and judges of Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions honoured; 4. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe tours Kalaw Township; 5. The Government of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Home Affairs Notification No. 5 / 2004; 6. Myanmar and Thailand sign MoU on Water Resources; 7. Myanmar delegation returns home from ACMECS; 8. Coord meeting of Work Committee for Upgrading of Yangon City Kandawgyi Park and Zoological Gardens (Yangon) held; 9. Industry-2 Minister tours Bago, Mandalay divisions; 10. Contract signed to build Momauk - Lweje Road; 11. Mayor inspects projects of YCDC; 12. Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium concludes; 13. Nepalese journalists visit Bagan-NyaungU, Sagaing, Mandalay; 14. Judo, acrobat competitions of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) commence; 15. Chinese wushu coach arrives ..."PERSPECTIVES": "Prevent penetration of alien culture" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (378K, 448K, 215K, 300K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-05_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-05_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-05_13-16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: “The New Light of Myanmar” 4 November 2004
Date of publication: 04 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * Take part with artistic might in successful implementation of Seven-point Road Map; * Prize presentation ceremony of the 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions held; * Minister visits lychee farm in Tachilek; * Minister inspects forest plantations, saw mills in Mandalay; * Myanmar Marine Products Producers and Exporters Association, Myanmar Fish Breeders Association formed; * Communal Kathina of Ponnagyun Township USDA held; * Controller of Military Account to close on Dipavali Day; * Antiques of Pyu era unearthed in Pyinmana; * Sale of Gems Emporium up to 717 jade lots, 53 gem lots; * Soe Kyaw Naing wins Monywa Open; * Myanmar mountaineers to climb MaDwe Mountain; * 272 drug-related cases exposed in September... “PERSPECTIVES”: "Produce more and more well-qualified citizens".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (426K, 335K, 244K, 407K), html (60K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-04_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-04_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-04_13-16.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-11-04.htm
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 November 2004
Date of publication: 03 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * The Law Amending the Control of Money Laundering Law (SPDC Law No. 8/2004); * Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win on departure for PRC to attend China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit; * Basic education sector plays vital role in promoting education level of rural and border areas - Myanmar Education Committee meets; * Deputy Minister forCommerce meets President of Swiss Singapore Overseas Enterprises Pte Ltd; * Nanattaw Overpass to be built to reduce traffic congestion on Nanattaw Street, Baho Road; * Commander, Mayor look into upgrading tasks of Yangon City; * Commander inspects approach road to Pathein Bridge; * Commander, Minister inspect agricultural tasks in Lashio; * Minister inspects construction of new branch of MEB in Tamway; * Minister for Finance and Revenue meets foreign guests; * First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair-2004 on 1-5 December; * Minister briefs on rural development tasks in Kayan; * Deputy Minister inspects printing & dyeing factories in Myingyan, Magway; * PBANRDA Minister inspects rural and urban development projects in Ayeyawady Division; * First Annual General Meeting of MIFFA; * Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium continues; * Myanmar Engineering Association Chairman leaves for PRC; * Dipavali Day falls on 12 November; * Myanmar education delegation returns from China; * Gangaw gets e-library; * Feast given to students in Pyin Oo Lwin; * C-in-C (Navy)’s Championship Shield Track & Field opened; * Japanese coach for national volleyball teams ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Elimination of human trafficking" (page 2)... FEATURE: "Quality jade lots to be sold in the Mid- Year Myanma Gems Emporium" (page 7)... POEM: "Want the Twelfth to know" (Page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 November 2004
Date of publication: 02 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Algeria; * Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends message of felicitations to Algeria; * Buddha images conveyed to Phaungdawoo Kyaung; * Commander, Construction Minister inspects Pathein bridge; * Japanese Ambassador calls on SWRR and Immigration & Population Minister; * Nepalese guests call on Religious Affairs Minister; * Nepalese journalists call on Information Minister; * MD of NPE meets Nepalese journalist delegation; * Myanmar delegation leaves for China; * Minister for Foreign Affairs sends message of felicitations to Algeria; * Nepalese Journalist delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda; * Computer Network Course Nos 1/2004 and 2/2004 conclude; * Ministry of CPT conducts courses; * Tatmadaw and departmental vehicles inspected on dry day; * Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium sells 673 jade lots; * National Training Course on Flag State Implementation opens; * 108-seater jet for local passenger service; * Inter-ward Sepak Takraw competition opens; * Participants of performing arts competitions on tour of Yangon; * Over 3.5 million acres of farmland put under monsoon paddy in Ayeyawady Division; * Chief Justice attends prize-presentation ceremony; * Commander meets athletes to participate in Defence Srevices (Army, Navy and Air) competitions; * Myanmar Chit Su Yi, Malaysian Jawairiah Noordin win women's doubles... "PERSPECITVES": "Strengthening bilateral ties on a broader scale" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Promising projects on Mone Creek or Haw Lon" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 November 2004
Date of publication: 01 November 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and party tour Banares and Bodh Gaya; 2. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend consecration of Bronze Buddha Image in Bodh Gaya; 3. Governor of West Bengal, India, hosts dinner in honour of Senior General Than Shwe and wife; 4. Myanmar ministers meet their counterparts in India; 5. Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand; 6. Seinbudaw (diamond bud) hoisting of Dhamma Tapawwana Pagoda in Igatpur, India; 7. Secretary-1 attends violin, harp contests of Performing Arts Competitions; 8. Commander looks into beautifying of Sittway; 9. Ayeyawady Division USDA holds annual meeting; 10. Respects paid to teachers at Pyay BEHS No 1; 11. Second Abhidhamma Day ceremony held in Myitkyina; 12. Commander inspects agricultural tasks in TadaU ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stronger friendly ties, new chapter in bilateral cooperation between Myanmar and India" (page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 October 2004
Date of publication: 31 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Indian President hosts dinner in honour of Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing; 2. Speech by Senior General Than Shwe; 3. Speech by President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; 4. Myanmar commited to further strengthening of friendship and continued expansion of cooperation with India; 5. New page of Myanmar-India friendly relationship could be opened by reciprocal visits of leaders of two neighbours; 6. A democratic nation cannot be established overnight Opposition leader of Republic of India calls on Senior General Than Shwe; 7. Senior General Than Shwe, Daw Kyaing Kyaing visit Taj Mahal in Agra; 8. Appointment of Singapore's Ambassador to Myanmar agreed on; 9. MoU on Cooperation in Combating Human Trafficking in Mekong region signed; 10. Press conference on COMMIT; 11. Performing arts competitions go on; 12. Jade lots sold through tender system; 13. Personal interview for MAEU announced... "PERSPECTIVES": Myanmar, India to promote regional cooperation in various fields (page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 October 2004
Date of publication: 30 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * Senior General Than Shwe sends message of congratulations to King of Cambodia; * Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing arrive back from State Visit to India; * Indian President accords welcome to Senior General Than Shwe; * Senior General Than Shwe and Daw Kyaing Kyaing arrive in New Delhi on State Visit; * Senior General Than Shwe lays wreath at Samadhi of Mahatama Gandhi; * Senior General Than Shwe receives Indian External Affairs Minister; * Myanmar Ambassador hosts dinner to Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing and delegates; * Indian side expresses support for national reconciliation, early transition to democracy in Myanmar Economic development of the region along the India-Myanmar border requires special focus; * Prime Minister to pay official visit to PRC; * We unanimously recognize the need of concerned government ministries or agencies to work together to strengthen our capacity to fight off this crime of human trafficking; * Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives ministers and deputy ministers from Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam; * Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; * Pagodas crowded with devotees; * Programmes of performing arts competitions continue; * Special Appellate Bench hears criminal, civil appeal cases... "PERSPECTIVES": "Exert greater efforts in fight against trafficking in persons" (Page 2)...POEM: "Historic milestone of the East" [on Myanmar-India ties].
Language: English
Source/publisher: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-30.pdf
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 October 2004
Date of publication: 29 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe felicitates President of Republic of Turkey; 2. Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar sends felicitations to Turkey; 3. Agriculture, livestock breeding tasks to be carried out on manageable scale - Regional development inspected in An, Rakhine State; 4. Foreign Affairs Minister sends felicitations to Turkey; 5. COMMIT Senior Officials Meeting continues; 6. Laos, Vietnamese delegations arrive to attend COMMIT; 7. Buddhist devotees perform meritorious deeds at religious edifices, residences on Abhidhamma Day; 8. Prizes presented to winners in Buddhist Culture Course; 9. 9th Mile Mahasi Sayadaw back from Europe; 10. Abhidhamma Day ceremony held; 11. Performing arts work committee, sub-committees, team managers meet; 12. Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; 13. Agriculture, livestock breeding, construction in Yangon Division inspected; 14. Cornerstone laid for new hospital building in Toungoo; 15. F&R Minister inspects departmental functions in northern Shan State; 16. A&I Minister inspects progress of Mone Creek Multi-purpose Dam Project; 17. Deputy Minister tours Mandalay Division; 18. Building of Htanchaung Bridge in progress; 19. Sale of souvenirs to attract tourists coordinated; 20. Workshop on bird flu research and lab technology held; 21. Cooperative Products Exhibition continues; 22. 743 local and foreign gem merchants arrive; 23. Jade to be sold in kyat at Jade Mining Division (Lonkhin), Phakant Township; 24. Timetable of entrance exam of MMU announced; 25. Commander attends opening of Commander's Shield Volleyball Tournament... "PERSPECTIVES": "The foundation of national unity" (page 2)... FEATURE: "Prosperity through China-ASEAN media cooperation" (page 7 )
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 October 2004
Date of publication: 28 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Czech Republic; 2. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to Czech counterpart; 3. PM sends message of sympathy to Japan; 4. Timely completion of bridge construction projects emphasized - Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction of roads, bridges in Rakhine State; 5. Lt-Gen Tin Aye oversees progress in construction of Pathein Bridge; 6. Information Minister receives Chinese guests; 7. Myanmar government gives highest priority to better tackling issue of trade in people Senior Officials - Meeting for the Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative against Trafficking (COMMIT) opens; 8. Cooperatives Minister receives Japanese Ambassador; 9. Dr Khin Shwe leaves for Japan; 10. Chinese Minister arrives; 11. Education Minister receives Israeli, Japanese, Singaporean ambassadors; 12. Performing Arts Competitions continue for 14th day; 13. USDA Secretary-General Maj-Gen Htay Oo meets Meiktila District USDA members; 14. Minsiter inspects dam projects in Mandalay and Magway divisions; 15. 1,588 lots of jade, 300 lots of gems and 1,161 items of silver wares, 266 lots of pearl displayed at Myanma Gems Emporium; 16. 166th Dam Thiri Nanda, 167th Dam Thitgyidaw opened in Myaing Township; 17. CEC member gives lecture; 18. 425 gem merchants arrive at Mid-Year Myanma Gem Emporium Hair-styling demonstrated; 19. Exhibition and competitions on traffic rules in December first week; 20. Cooperative Products Exhibition continues; 21. Applications invited to State Pariyatti Sasana Universities; 22. Diplomats visit Gems Mart; 23. CEC Meeting 10/2004 of MWJA held; 24. Prize presentation ceremony of Junior Golf Series held; 25. Junior World Ranking Tennis Tournament commences... "PERSPECTIVES": "Repaying the gratitude" (page 2)... FEATURE: "Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut or Abhidhamma Day".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 October 2004
Date of publication: 27 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * Senior General Than Shwe felicitates President of Turkmenistan; * Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to Turkmenistan; * Tianchong-Myitkyina road project reflects Sino-Myanmar friendly relations, unity between Government and national race groups; * Final rites of Presiding Sayadaw of Maygawadytawya Monastery in Thingangyun Township held; * ASEAN Tourism Forum 2005 to be held in Langkawi; * Press conference on COMMIT Senior Officials Meeting held; * More foreign delegations arrive; * Myanmar journalist delegation leaves for LPDR; * UMFCCI official leaves for Thailand; * Sanitation, activities to control DHF carried out in Tamway; * Minister inspects State High Schools in Mingaladon; * Computer exams 7 and 14 Nov; * Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; * Commander, Mayor inspects upgrading tasks of Yangon City; * Minister inspects sugar mill, construction of dams; * Mines Minister previews display for 2004 Myanma Gems Emporium; * Health and occupational safety course held; * 29 persons exchanged arms for peace in August, Septembe;r * Myanmar Furniture Fair-2004 ends; * Staff pay respects to elders; * Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Turkmenistan counterpart; * Coordination meeting on 6th Asian Wushu Championship held; * MTF hosts Junior World Ranking Tennis Tournament dinner; * Junior World Ranking Tennis goes on; * Gold medallist Aung Khaing Win arrives back... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the best interests of the State and the people" (page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 October 2004
Date of publication: 26 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Austria; Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to Republic of Austria; Yangon-Kyaukphyu road, invaluable land route for over 300,000 people of Kyaukphyu, Yanbye townships - Londawpauk Bridge inaugurated in Rakhine State; Presiding Sayadaw of Twantay Nyaung Waing Kyaungtaik passes away; Doh-Kyeywa (Our Village) Journal in circulation; Final of Eighth Minister for Home Affairs’ Championship Shield Volleyball Tourney held; Junior World Ranking Tennis Tournament begins; Seminar on Pre-primary Network to be held; Factories under Ministry of Industry-2 inspected; Donations for Theravada Buddhist Missionary Monastery in Paris; Agricultural tasks inspected in Lashio; Chairman of CSSTB receives Japanese Ambassador; C.T. Scanner donated to hospital; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Austria; Functions of Development Affairs Department inspected; Myanmar Furniture Fair-2004 goes on; Text books donated to schools in Hlaingthaya; Performing Arts Competitions Work Committee chairman and sub-committee members, managers meet; Mahosadha Marionette Contest continues; Ministry of Information offers ‘soon’ to monks; Hlawga Park kept open on Full moon day of Thadingyut; Prize Presentation Ceremony of Bagan Open Golf Championship held; Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Kyansitmin (King Kyansitt) Film penetrates foreign market; UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF RAIL TRANSPORTATION MYANMA RAILWAYS INVITATION TO SEALED TENDER... "PERSPECTIVES": "For the sake of national and public interests" (page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 October 2004
Date of publication: 25 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * Chairman of State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing leave for India on State Visit; * No one is above the law - Severe actions taken whenever laws violated [explanations by Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win and General Thura Shwe Manne at the ceremony to clarify the latest developments of the State]; * Labour Ministry donates rice to monasteries; * Cash and kind donated to home for the aged, schools for the deaf and dumb in Kyimyindine, Mayangon, Dagon Townships; * Chinese delegation arrives; * 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; * Marionette Contest continues; * Coord meeting of Performing Arts Competition held; * Shweyinaye paddy strain harvested in Hopong; * Commander, minister meet local traders, entrepreneurs of Shan State; * Sagaing Division USDA Annual Meeting held; * Maubin District holds annual meeting; * Myanmar Furniture Fair-2004 goes on; * Mayor inspects urbanization tasks; * More tennis players arrive... "PERSPECTIVES": "Add new strength to drive for emergence of a balanced world" (page 2)... FEATURE: "Myanmar lacquerware art and Lacquerware college" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7K)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 October 2004
Date of publication: 24 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESWWTIC NEWS: Message from Senior General Than Shwe on Fifty-ninth Anniversary of United Nations Day; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein addresses ceremony to mark 59th Anniversary UN Day; Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Work Committee, sub-committees, team managers meet; Mahosadha Marionette Contest continues for third day; Commander and Mayor inspect measures for making city clean and pleasant; Bago Division (East) USDA holds annual meeting; UN Secretary-General’s Message on United Nations Day 24 October 2004; Annual general meeting of Pyapon District USDA held; Poster and Painting Competitions held; Education Minister inspects sanitation at basic education schools; USDA CEC member inspects beautifying of Mayangon; Cooperative societies inspected in Bago; Myanmar Furniture Fair-2004 continues; Myanmar Wushu contingent bags 13 gold, 11 silver and two bronze; Bagan Open Golf C’ship continues for third day; More tennis players arrive... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar committed to materialization of Road Map to discipline-flourishing democratic nation (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Honouring the 59th Anniversary of the United Nations Day" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 October 2004
Date of publication: 23 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Promulgation of Law Repealing National Intelligence Bureau Law and Dissolution of the National Intelligence Bureau; Seven-step Road Map agenda was laid down only by Government National Convention, first step of Road Map, is most important, will continue without fail; Maha Thakyamuni Buddha Image at Kyaunggyi Monastery in Kyimyindine Township consecrated; Cash donated to construction of Missionary Myanmar Monastery in Paris; Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue for ninth day; Mahosadha Marionette Contest continues for second day; Work Committee for organizing Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions meets; Oil and natural gas production sharing contract inked; Ceremony to mark anniversary of NPE held; Forestry Minister opens Myanmar Furniture Fair-2004; Meeting to organize Ninth Buddha Pujaniya of Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) held; Partnership Meeting of National Red Cross Societies concludes; Temporary power cuts in some townships of Yangon City; Minister receives guests; Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs back from India; Workshop held; Establishment of MTM Peninsula Campaign for FMD Freedom held; Home Affairs Minister's Shield Volleyball C'ship opened; Min Naing leads Myanmar Open Golf Tour... "PERSPECTIVES": "From rural to national development"... FEATURE: "King Bagyidaw’s Edict on Marionette Show"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (72K)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 October 2004
Date of publication: 22 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing; to pay State Visit to India; 2. Vietnam Trade Fair-2004 opens; 3. Forestry Minister, Mayor open finished-wood products factories; 4. USDA CEC member inspects development tasks in Mon State; 5. L&F Minister inspects raising of ornamental fish; 6. Model cooperative shops opened; 7. Chin State USDA Annual General Meeting 2004 held; 8. Talks given honouring 40th anniversary of UDNR; 9. UDNR holds dinner to mark its 40th anniversary; 10. Winners of colour photo contest announced; 11. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 13. Partnership Meeting continues; 14. New library opened in Gangaw Township; 15. Fourth batch course of Myanmar Canaan Farmers' Training Centre begins; 16. Radio Myanmar to air radio play; 17. 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue for eighth day; 18. Mahosadha Marionette Contest commences; 19. Coord meeting on Performing Arts Competitions held; 20. Myanmar, ROK traders meet; 21. Myanmar youth bag 13 gold, 11 silver, two bronze in Wushu Competitions; 22. Bagan Open Golf Championship commences; 23. Hole-in-one... "PERSPECTIVES": Materialize the agricultural objectives with high-yield crops (page 2) ... FEATURE: "Dams for regional development" (page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (397K, 402K, 372K,446K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-22_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-22_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-22_13-16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 October 2004
Date of publication: 21 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Indonesian President; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Vice-President of Indonesia; 3. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to Indonesia; 4. A & I Minister inspects Pyu Creek Multipurpose Dam project; 5. Partnership Meeting of National Red Cross Societies opened; 6. Coordination meeting to seek ways and means for development of crop production held; 7. Mon State USDA holds annual meeting; 8. Development of Yangon International Airport inspected; 9. Minister inspects cold storage, fish meal plants, prawn breeding in Myeik; 10. Shan State Cooperative Festival opened; 11. Chike Village-tract in Loikaw Township gets new library; 12. Commander inspects harvesting of model monsoon paddy plots in Toungoo, Oktwin; 13. 40th Anniversary of UDNR observed; 14. NPE Credit Cooperative Society meets; 15. Exhibition to mark 40th Anniversary of UDNR opened; 16. Industry-2 Minister receives Japanese Ambassador; 17. Fifth cash donation for performing arts held; 18. 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; 19. Work Committee Chairman, sub-committee members meet; 20. Ramayana Drama Contest continues; 21. Future tasks of sports federations, arrangements for camping of athletes coordinated; 22. South-West Command team emerges champion in U-21 Tatmadaw Football Tournament... "PERSPECTIVES": "National consolidation through border areas development" (page 2)... FEATURE: "Endeavours for Foot and Mouth Disease control in Myanmar" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (419K, 344K, 323K, 446K
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-21_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-21_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-21_13-16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 October 2004
Date of publication: 20 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. State Peace and Development Council Declaration No 2/2004,No 3/2004, No 4/2004 [announcing the change of Prime Ministers etc.] 2. Commander, Minister inspect Pathein Bridge Project; 3. Minister inspects domestic training school; 4. Minister inspects Yenwe Dam multi-purpose project; 5. Yacht built by Myanma Shipyards handed over to French Company; 6. New soap factory opened; 7. Taninthayi Division USDA holds annual general meeting; 8. Mayor inspects measures undertaken for greening, cleaning and upgrading of the city; 9. Deputy Minister inspects railway projects; 10. Deputy Minister meets education staff; 11. USDA CEC member meets trainees; 12. Sittway Port inspected; 13. Prize winners announced; 14. PBANRDA Ministry offers ' to monks; 15. Paper reading session on iron and steel held in MICT Park; 16. Sri Lankan Ambassador calls on Minister for Commerce; 17. Myanmar delegation leaves for PRC; 18. Kursk State Technical University of Russia donates teaching aids to YTU; 19. Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; 20. Ramayana Drama Contest continues; 21. MTCPAC Work Committee meets subcommittees; 22. Sports Minister attends opening ceremony of the 19th Judo Tournament; 23. Provost Marshal (Air) wins volleyball championship... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for introduction of more CNG-run vehicles" (page 2)... FEATURE: "The UDNR’s 40-year journey" (page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (390K, 366K, 350K, 329K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-20_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-20_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-20_13-16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 06 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 October 2004
Date of publication: 19 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Secretary-1 attends opening of multi-media classrooms of No 5 BEHS in Mingaladon Township; 2. Secretary-2 presents provisions to members of the Sangha in Kengtung; 3. Secretariat member attends USDA meeting; 4. On-job training course No 2/2004 opens; 5. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 6. Meeting on hosting Fourth World Buddhist Summit held; 7. Ramayana Drama Contest continues; 8. Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; 9. Minister honours victorious Finance & Revenue football team; 10. Han Golf Masters new generation golf on 27 Oct; 11. Final match of U-21 Tatmadaw soccer on 20 Oct... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for self-sufficiency in rice" (page 2)... FEATURE: "Save Ayeyawady dolphins from extinction" (page 7)... POEM: "Preamble to 12th Competitions" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (494K, 402K, 511K, , 392K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-19_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-19_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-19_13-16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 06 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 October 2004
Date of publication: 18 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister attends opening of Exhibition on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Activities (Mandalay); 2. Government adding new momentum to public health care services, fulfiling everything to polish skills of medical practitioners - Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt tours Sagaing; 3. Only talented citizens can better serve interest of the nation Secretary-2 inspects hospitals, nurses training school, degree college in Kengtung; 4. Management Staff Grade-2 Course opened; 5. Sixth anniversary of U Hla Tun Hospice (Cancer) Foundation commemorated; 6. Coord meeting for greening 30-mile radius of Yangon International Airport; 7. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Activities exhibition continues; 8. Sanitation Day for school and its environs on Oct 23; 9. Provisions donated to monasteries, nunneries, Muslim Home for the Aged; 10. Message of the FAO Director-General for World Food Day/TeleFood on Biodiversity for Food Security; 11. 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions go on for fourth day; 12. Ramayana Drama Contest goes on... "PERSPECTIVES" "Fight against hunger and ensuring food security"... POEM: "A wish is thus made" (Page 7) ... FEATURE: "Towards Peaceful Development" (Page 11)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 October 2004
Date of publication: 17 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister delivered an address at the ceremony to mark the World Food Day; 2. The Leading Committee and Work Committee for Substitution of CNG Engines for Petrol and Diesel Engines in automobiles held; 3. Secretary-2 inspects development tasks in Shan State; 4. Secretary-2 attends opening of Shan State (East) War Veterans Supervisory Committee office building, inspects development work; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects regional development tasks; 6. Upper Myanmar Government Printing House opened; 7. 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; 8. Ramayana Drama Contest continues; 9. UMFCCI officials leave for China; 10. Former selected swimmers honoured; 11. Camp Commandant's Office team beat No 11 LID team 2-1... "PERSPECTIVES": "For further development of the health sector" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 October 2004
Date of publication: 16 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Portugal; 2. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Portuguese Ambassador; 4. Gifts for Water Resource Utilization Department; 5. International community acknowledges Myanmar's efforts to control dreadful diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria - Prime Minister addresses 41st NHC Meeting; 6. Government encouraging development of agricultural sector employing all possible methods; 7. Secretary-2 tours Mongpyin of Shan State (East); 8. THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON WORLD FOOD DAY; 9. Minister inspects locomotive shed; 10. Commander, Mayor inspect production of quality barbed wire making machines; 11. Yangon Mayor's Trophy Walking Race for the Blind held ; 12. Winners of Growing with Nature: ASEAN's Environmental Challenges Photo Competition announced; 13. Special civil appeal cases adjudged; 14. Temporary closure of Narnattaw Street; 15. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than attends ceremony to donate rice to Pyay Taungtan Tawya monasteries; 16. 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue for second day; 17. Ramayana Drama competition commences... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stive for further revitalization of the national strength" ... POEMS: "Fortress with bonds of amity" ; "The drive for food security"... FEATURE: "Love your country" (Page 11)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 October 2004
Date of publication: 15 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: * Myanmar enjoying basic humanitarian rights that are not different from Western standards; * 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions commence; * Five rural development tasks initiated for enabling rural areas to catch up with other parts of nation - Government and the people to be united in all spheres; * 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions opened; * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Malaysian delegation; * Industry-1 Minister U Aung Thaung receives Chinese delegation Cooperatives Minister receives Thai guests; * Information Minister receives German guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Peace and development for stronger national unity" (Page 2)... POEM: "At the 12th Festival" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (10.6MB) also sections of 2.4MB, 3.4MB, 3.3MB, 1.9MB.
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-15_01-04.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-15_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-15_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-15_13-16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 October 2004
Date of publication: 14 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets participants to Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions; 2. Significant development achieved in State in 15-16 years in comparison with conditions in past - Arrangements being made for improvement of faculty members’ efficiency and turning out outstanding scholars - Prime Minister inspects development of Pathein ; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Singaporean guests; 4. Culture Minister receives Japanese Ambassador; 5. Secretary-2 urges service personnel to help ensure rule of law, community peace, carry out public welfare services, regional development tasks; Muse District WVO Supervisory Committee Office opened; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects construction of Ayeyawady (Yadanabon), Myitnge and Pincha bridges; 7. Leading Committee for Holding Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative Against Trafficking (COMMIT) meets; 8. Film stars who participated in TV play honoured; 9. Officer Orientation Training Course ends; 10. Paper reading sessions to be held; 11. Semifinals and final of U-21 Tatmadaw Football Tournament to be telecast live; 12. Myanmar Golf Tour 2004 to be held in Bagan ... "PERSPECTIVES": "From regional development to national progress" (page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 October 2004
Date of publication: 13 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Active participation of related ministries, local authorities in implementing factory project (Thabaung) stressed - Prime Minister inspects 200-ton pulp mill project (Thabaung); 2. Development of township depends on efficiency and perseverance of officials playing leading role in the area - Prime Minister calls on departmental officials to make field trips down to rural areas to fulfil requirements; 3. Mingaladon Township BEHS No 1 gets multimedia teaching centre; 4. Secretary-2 attends fertilizing of Hsinshweli paddy with pollen in Shan State (North); 5. Secretary-2 underscores two main important tasks for perpetuation of Union; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects construction of Taungyay Dam in Kyaukpadaung Township; 7. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects tasks being carried out to irrigate Meiktila plain; 8. Work Committee for Ensuring Emergence of Myanmar Copyright meets; 9. Coord meeting to give lectures to Myanmar entrepreneurs held; 10. Information Minister receives Israeli Ambassador; 11. Information Minister receives Malaysian guests; 12. Malaysians explain MEASAT-3:A satellite; 13. Minister receives Japanese Ambassador; 14. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves for Singapore; 15. Alternate chairmen of National Convention plenary session meet; 16. Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium to be held; 17. State/Division participants to 12th Performing Arts Competitions arrive; 18. Opening ceremony of 12th Performing Arts Competitions to be telecast live; 19. UNODC confirms steady reduction in opium cultivation in Myanmar; 20. 2004 Myanmar Opium Survey-Results at a Glance ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Bring honour to the nation through sports". (page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 October 2004
Date of publication: 12 October 2004
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Chairman of State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Spain; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of felicitations to Spanish counterpart; 3. Mon Creek Multipurpose Dam project to irrigate 108,000 acres and generate 75 megawatts - Secretary-1 inspects Mon Creek Multipurpose Dam Project in Magway Division; 4. Teaching aids donated to Htantabin BEHS - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win attends donation ceremony; 5. Development work in Kokogyun Township inspected; 6. State/Division participants in Performing Arts Competitions arrive; 7. Minister receives Australian Ambassador; 8. Commerce Minister receives Ambassador of Singapore; 9. Minister attends 4th ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication Meeting; 10. Myanmar delegation arrives back; 11. New Shwehtidaw to be hoisted atop SoonU Ponnyashin Pagoda; 12. Victorious Finance and Revenue football team arrives back; 13. Myanmar Canoe team bags eight gold in fifth SEA Canoe Race... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work steadfastly towards eternal existence of the Union"... FEATURE: "Will it let itself sink in the quagmire because of extreme ego?" (page 2)DOMESTIC NEWS:
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 October 2004
Date of publication: 11 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Secretary-1 inspects Mandalay, Myingyan Industrial Zones; * Secretary-1 attends opening ceremony of multimedia classrooms at BEPS No 4 in Chanayethazan Township; * Modernization of airports inspected; * Dry Day inspection teams check Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles; * Coord meeting to construct Nanattaw overpass in Kamayut held; * Prize-presentation of Yangon Division Performing Arts Competitions held; * Contestants from Kayah and Chin States, Taninthayi Division arrive; * Myanmar delegation back from ASEM-5; * Minister attends ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication; * Information Minister attends 8th Conference of ASEAN Information Ministers; * Myanmar information delegation arrives back from ASEAN Information Ministers' Meeting; * Provisions of Tatmadaw families, wellwishers donated to monasteries, nunneries in Thakayta, Dawbon, Hline; * New Shwehtidaw to be hoisted atop SoonU Ponnyashin Pagoda; * Victorious Myanmar women's football team given warm welcome... "PERSPECTIVES": "Students to catch up with international community (page 2)... FEATURE: "External pressure cannot produce democracy" (Page 7)... "Success of Yetagun oil and gas project"...The Objectives of the 12th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions: * To vitalize patriotism and nationalism in all citizens; * To preserve and safeguard Myanmar cultural heritage; * To perpetuate genuine Myanmar music, dance and traditional fine arts; * To preserve Myanmar national character; * To nurture spiritual development of the youths; * To prevent influence of alien culture.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.2MB) (also divided into sections of 2.1MB, 2.4MB, 3.4MB, 1.6MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-11_01-04.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-11_05-08.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-11_09-12.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-10-11_13--16.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 October 2004
Date of publication: 10 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. MAEU & MMU facilitated with international level syllabuses, modern teaching, learning aids - Efforts to be made for ensuring universities to be prominent among international communities; 2. Teachers to actively participate in education promotion tasks with new outlooks - Special Refresher Course for Basic Education Teachers concludes; 3. Work under way for boosting annual iron and steel production; 4. Yangon-Thilawa diesel engine rail bus launched; 5. 130th World Post Day observed Prizes presented to winners in letter writing competition; 6. Official inspects development tasks; 7. Third batch course of Myanmar Canaan Farmers' Training Centre concludes; 8. Shwemanthu Highway Bus Line launched in Myingyan; 9. NDCG holds annual general meeting; 10. Closing date for entries to Pakokku U Ohn Pe Literary Award Contest extended to 31 Oct; 11. PBANRDA Minister back from Singapore; 12. CSSTB Chairman leaves for Brunei; 13. ASEAN Agriculture and Forestry Ministers leave; 14. Delegations to AMAF Meeting visit Shwedagon Pagoda, Drug Elimination Museum; 15. New Shwehtidaw to be hoisted atop SoonU Ponnyashin Pagoda; 16. Myanmar women's team emerges champion; 17. Triple wins of Ma Chit Su Yi in Karachi tennis... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve and safeguard traditional performing arts" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Those who daren’t show their face" — 63 (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 October 2004
Date of publication: 09 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives heads of delegations to AMAF and AMAF Plus Three; 2. MWAF urged to organize entire womenfolk to become ardent vanguard force in nation-building tasks - Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets officials of MWAF; 3. Entire national people harmoniously and energetically participating in national education promotion programme - Special Refresher Course No 55 for Basic Education Teachers concludes; 4. Use of electricity at depts, offices inspected; 5. Leading Committee for Organizing 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day meets; 6. NCCMC Chairman and party comfort National Convention delegates at DSGH; 7. Coord meeting on Myanmar-China deputy ministers’ level meeting for fighting transnational crimes held; 8. Coord Meeting on National Leprosy Elimination held; 9. F & R Minister attends WB & IMF annual conf; 10. 4th Meeting of ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three concludes successfully; 11. Press conference on 26th AMAF and the 4th AMAF +3 held - AMAF delegates visit Agricultural Museum; 12. Joint Press Statement of 26th AMAF; 13. Joint Press Statement of 4th AMAF Plus Three; 14. Reaching Everyone everywhere: universal postal service is key; 15. Finance and Revenue team moves into final... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive together for food security" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "World Post Day Quiz" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 October 2004
Date of publication: 08 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The 26th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry and the Fourth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three opened; 2. Cooperatives Minister inspects Yangon Cooperative Degree College; 3. Workshop on Development of Strategies for Water, Environmental Sanitation & Hygience opened; 4. Use of CNG engines in place of diesel engines demonstrated; 5. Applications invited to MMU, MAEU; 6. Dagon BEHS No 1 donates books, periodicals to self-reliant libraries; 7. Coord meeting for Five Countries Trade Fair held; 8. Special storm report; 9. A&I Minister receives officials of FAO and IRRI; 10. 26th Meeting of ASEAN Ministers for Agriculture and Forestry commences; 11. Deputy Ministers arrive for 4th AMAF+3; 12. Ambassador U Soe Myint accredited to Turkey; 13. Commerce Deputy Minister back from Vietnam; 14. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe meets MCWA members of model villages in Kyauktan Township; 15. Myanmar to vie with Vietnam (B) for trophy in ASEAN Women's Soccer Tourney; 16. Myanmar women's team third in Women's Invitational Sepak Takraw Tourney; 17. Myanmar and Thailand discuss cooperation in drug elimination... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production of finished wood products" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "The real image of colonialism and misuse of new technologies" (Page 7); "When will TB be eradicated?" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 October 2004
Date of publication: 07 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives Thai guests; 2. Ministers arrive for 26th ASEAN Ministers’ Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry; 3. Minister inspects construction and maintenance of roads, bridges; 4. Minister inspects fire engines; 5. USDA Secretariat Member tours Kachin State; 6. Coord meeting to enhance improvement of cooperative societies held; 7. Winners in ASEAN Quiz announced; 8. Entries invited to Colour Photo Contest; 9. Ministers leave for Vietnam to attend ASEM 5; 10. Senior Officials Meeting of 4th ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture & Forestry Plus Three held; 11. Leading Committee for Organizing the Performing Arts Competitions holds second coordination meeting; 12. Cash donated for 12th performing arts competitions; 13. Canon Digital Camera introduced; 14. University entrance for 2004-2005 academic year... "PERSPECTIVES": "Be aware of fabricated news, accusations" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Bringing the library to the people and bringing the people to the library" (Page 7); "An absurd decision of the US Senate" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 October 2004
Date of publication: 06 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Thai Defence, Army and Air Attaches; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Chairman of Japan System Box, Myanmar Economic Association; 3. There is need for emergence of highly educated persons with strong, adequate force of intellectuals, technocrats - Prime Minister addresses ceremony to mark World Teachers’ Day; 4. Kandawgyi Gardens pride of Yangon helping enhance its beauty and splendor Prime Minister discusses ways to further upgrade Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens; 5. In Myanmar there are laws, rules, orders and directives that protect the rights of the children; 6. Minister for Transport inspects repair to m.v. Shweli of MFSL; 7. Diesel engine factory inspected; 8. Seminar on International Humanitarian Law held; 9. Tasks for upgrading of Yangon City inspected; 10. Deputy Minister U Thein Sein gives talks; 11. Senior Officials' Meeting of 26th ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry concludes; 12. Myanmar Information delegation leaves for Cambodia; 13. PBANRDA Minister leaves for Singapore; 14. Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; 15. Myanmar Sepaktakraw team wins 2 silver, 1 bronze; 16. Myanmar gets through semi-final in first ASEAN Women’s Soccer Tourney... "PERSPECTIVES": For fitness and mental health of the people" (Page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 October 2004
Date of publication: 05 October 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives Indian guests; 2. Sangyoung Township BEHS No 1 opens multimedia classrooms; 3. Advanced Organizing Courses of MWVO open in Hmawby, Mandalay and Magway; 4. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects agricultural work in Hopong Township; 5. Minister inspects Kun Creek-2 dam project; 6. Private companies reclaiming land for export crops; 7. Basic Training Course No 1 on Fresh Water Prawn Breeding opened; 8. Forestry Minister inspects wood based industry; 9. Minister U Tin Winn meets with Mr Kofi Annan, explains Myanmar's developments; 10. Minister arrives back from NY; 11. Senior Officials' Meeting of 26th ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry commences; 12. Education Minister receives Indian guests; 13. Minister receives Indian delegation; 14. Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister hosts dinner to Indian delegation; 15. Myanmar-India Foreign Office Consultations held; 16. Commerce Deputy Minister leaves for Vietnam; 17. Officials leave for Cambodia; 18. UMFCCI President meets Japanese entrepreneurs; 19. Joint Message on the Occasion of World Teachers' Day; 20. Family of liver donor receives cash assistance; 21. Health care, leadership and management course (2/2004) opens; 22. Inlay PhaungdawU Buddha images to be conveyed for public obeisance; 23. Use of g-GIS demonstrated; 24. No 11 LID Commander's Shield Boxing Tournament open... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain dams for posterity" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Our noble teachers" (Page 7)... POEMS: "With goodwill towards all teachers" (Page 8); "Myanmar tradition and world's beatitude".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 October 2004
Date of publication: 04 October 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Extensive educative programmes on mental health urged; 2. Prime Minister inspects training of selected Wushu athletes and youth athletes of Myanmar Wushu Federation; 3. Myanmar women soccer team defeat Thailand 1-0; 4. Secretary-2 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein offers provisions to four monasteries; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects development of Naungtaya, Pinlaung Townships; 6. USDA General-Secretary meets departmental heads, members of social organizations; 7. River water pumping and dam projects inspected; 8. Transport Minister oversees aviation control systems; 9. Yangon North District, Yangon West District USDAs hold annual meetings; 10. CEC member attends USDA annual meetings in Myanaung, Kyangin townships; 11. Foreign Minister arrives back from New York; 12. Indian Foreign Secretary arrives; 13. Indian delegation tours Yangon; 14. Director, representatives of ASEAN Secretariat arrive; 15. Myanmar Women's Traditional Costume Show held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build a modern developed nation through education" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "ACARIYA GUNO ANANDO" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 October 2004
Date of publication: 03 October 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to ROK President; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to German President; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to German Chancellor; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Korean PM; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspected factories at Wataya wood-based industrial zone; 6. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win inspected replacement of compressed natural gas cars; 7. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects hydropower plant in Loikaw; 8. Yangon East, South Districts USDAs hold annual meetings; 9. Artistes of the play "Those with Integrity" honoured; 10. Outstanding students awarded; 11. Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Secure and Smooth Transport holds coord meeting; 12. Myanmar delegation attends first ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting on Youth; 13. Foreign Minister U Nyan Win sends felicitations to German Vice-Chancellor; 14. Foreign Minister U Nyan Win sends felicitations to Korean FM; 15. Myanmar delegation leaves for Switzerland... "PERSPECTIVES": "To serve mutual interest between Myanmar and PRC" (Page 2)... FEATUES: "Seven-point Road Map should not be opposed" (Page 7); "Perfect 10 (or) a foreigner’s visit to Myanmar" (Page 10); ... POEM: "To the one speaking ill of Myanmar at UNGA" (Page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 October 2004
Date of publication: 02 October 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Japan; 2. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the State of Israel; 3. Prime Minister presents gifts to senior citizens on International Day of Older Persons; 4. Ministries concerned are to provide assistance for implementing agreements signed between Myanmar and PRC - Prime Minister addresses coord meeting to implement Myanmar-China agreements, all-round cooperation; 5. Emergence of intellectual property system is a requirement in ensuring and defending the interest of economic, social and cultural sectors of the State - Prime Minister attends meeting of Leading Committee for Emergence of the Intellectual Property System; 6. 40th Anniversary of Myanmar Police Force observed - Prime Minister presents sashes to model police members; 7. C-in-C (Navy) inspects development of Hainggyi, Ngapudaw, progress of Pathein Bridge; 8. Artefacts handed over to Archaeology Department; 9. Opening ceremony of e-Library held; 10. Commerce minister inspects production of small rice mills; 11. Mekong Region Countries Meeting held; 12. Cash donated to Hninzigon Home for the Aged; 13. Myanmar students team arrives back from Brunei; 14. UMFCCI officials meet Chinese guest; 15. Cash donated to Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation; 16. Coord meeting on PM’s Cup Myanmar Traditional Chinlone Competition held; 17. Myanmar team secures one silver in 9th Shoto Cup World Karatedo C’ship; 18. Drug traffickers sentenced... "PERSPECTIVES": "The National Convention: the only way to genuine democracy" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Seven-point Road Map should not be opposed" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 October 2004
Date of publication: 01 October 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Chinese President; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Cyprus; Terrorism is one of the most serious challenges that the world faces today - It threatens national sovereignty and violates human rights Myanmar unequivocally condemans terrorism in all its forms - Myanmar calls for concerted action to combat the menace in accordance with the UN Charater and international law; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Nigerian President; Currency notes of new size of One Thousand Kyats, Five Hundred Kyats and Two Hundred Kyats will be put into circulation; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Chinese Vice-President; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Chinese Premier; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to the Republic of Cyprus; F & R Minister leaves for US to attend meetings of WB, IMF; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Nigerian Vice-President; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Chinese counterpart; Foreign Affairs Minister sends felicitations to Nigerian counterpart; Pakistani delegation leaves for home; Message on the International Day of Older Persons; C-in-C (Navy) inspects regional development in Ngapudaw; CEC Member gives lectures to USDA trainees; Myanma Tourism Service arranges local trips; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe meets departmental personnel at different levels in Loikaw; Gas supply to power stations resumes; MYANMAR GAZETTE: 16th Ophthalmic Surgeons’ Conference 11-12 Nov; Educational Free Seminar on 9th October; Yangon Command Commander’s Shield Boxing Tournament concludes; Myanmar gets gold, silver medals in Mekong Sports Meets... "PERSPECTIVES": "Looking after the aged: an adorable tradition of Myanmar people" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Those who daren’t show their face" — 62.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 September 2004
Date of publication: 30 September 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives President of Canaan Farmers’ School of ROK; 2. Prime Minister receives Malaysian guests; 3. As all national races living in 14 states and divisions; 4. Myothit Dam, 165th of its kind, reflecting one of the fruitful results based on Government’s goodwill to nation and people - Myothit Dam will supply water for about 2,500 acres of farmlands in Budalin Township; 5. Government plans to make Sagaing Division granary of Upper Myanmar; 6. Minister attends opening of cooperative shop for suburban areas7. Regional development tasks in Hainggyikyun inspected; 8. Commander attends 109th Supervisory Committee for Traffic Rules Enforcement Meeting; 9. First meeting of Work Committee for holding Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative against Trafficking; 10. Winners in World Teachers’ Day commemorative essay, poem and article competitions announced; 11. Pakistan delegation visits Phaunggyi Central Institute of Civil Service; 12. C-in-C (Navy)’s Shield Voleyball Tournament concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to be on a par with other nations in education sector" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "As they sincerely believe ......" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 September 2004
Date of publication: 29 September 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Chinese Theravada Buddhist monk, disciples present K 125 million; * Shwehtidaw hoisted atop Maha Sakkja Muni Buddha Image Gandakuti Tazaung of Kyaunggyi Taik Monastery; * Ministry of Education holds conferences annually with scholars and teachers, makes reviews of previous tasks, coordinates future plans; * Thaphanseik Dam to irrigate 500,000 acres of crops through two other dams, to generate 117.2 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually; * Ministers inspect Yangon Airport; * New Nyaungdon oil well produces 5.016 million cu-ft of natural gas, 48 barrels of condensate per day; * MPT introduces Security Code Numbering system; * Course on money laundering control opens; * Winners announced; * Han Golf Masters Tour... "PERSPECTIVES": "Taninthayi Division to be State’s edible oil bowl"... FEATURE: "For whom does the US extend its economic sanctions on Myanmar?" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 September 2004
Date of publication: 28 September 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Netherlands Ambassador; 2. SEAMEO INNOTECH Administration Board meets; 3. President of MWAF clarifies federation tasks; 4. No 4 BEHS in Sangyoung Township opens multimedia teaching centre - Secretary-1 inspects performance and learning of students at various sectors of multimedia centre; 5. Ayadaw-2 River Water Pumping Project will supply water to 2,000 acres of farmland in Ayadaw region - Secretary-2 inspects development tasks in Sagaing; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than looks into development tasks in Bago Division (West); 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo meets Tatmadawmen, inspects construction of Myeik University, bypass-2 in Myeik; 8. Prize presentation ceremony held in Pyundaza; 9. General banking services training course No 4 (officer level) opened; 10. CEC member lectures on State policies; 11. MPT introduces Security Code Numbering system; 12. On-Job training course No. 20 for auditors concludes; 13. SWRR Minister leaves for PRC; 14. Seminar on Customs Valuation commences; 15. Minister for Information enjoys performance of National Symphony Orchestra; 16. Deputy Foreign Minister receives Pakistani guests; 17. CSSTB Chairman receives guests; 18. Pakistan delegation visits downtown Yangon; 19. Prize presentation ceremony held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure success of Fourth World Buddhist Summit" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "Libraries for all" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 September 2004
Date of publication: 27 September 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Potent medicines can be produced for six major common diseases - Work coordination meeting 1/2004 of committee for production of medicines for six major diseases held; 2. Prime Minister attends coord meeting of All-round Upgrading of Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo (Yangon); 3. Prime Minister addresses coord meeting to host Fourth World Buddhist Summit; 4. Provisions provided to monasteries, nunneries in Yangon West and East Districts; 5. Efforts being made for development of private industrial sector - Secretary-1 addresses coord meeting on establishment of modern iron product factories; 6. Salingyi Dam inaugurated to irrigate 600 acres of farmlands and to supply drinking water; 7. Taninthayi Division plans to grow 500,000 acres of oil palm, 200,000 acres of rubber, 26,000 acres of pepper - Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects agriculture, construction tasks in Myeik; 8. Dry Day inspection teams check Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles; 9. Purpose of observing World Heart Day is to disseminate knowledge of how to live a healthy life - Health Minister addresses World Heart Day ceremony; 10. MPT introduces Security Code Numbering system; 11. Foreign Minister leaves for UN General Assembly; 12. Yangon Command Commander sees off Indian guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of border areas and national races through national solidarity" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Global scholars do not accept economic sanctions on Myanmar" (Page 7)... POEM: "Beware—they’re digging up old wounds" (Page 15).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 September 2004
Date of publication: 26 September 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister addresses meeting of Work Committee for Development of Border Areas and National Races; 2. Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of specialists; 3. Prime Minister attends opening ceremony of First Thai Education Seminar and Exhibition-2004; 4. First Thai Education Seminar commences; 5. Stipends awarded to children of staff of SPDC Office, Pyithu Hluttaw Office, Government Office, President Office; 6. Paunglaung Hydroelectric Power Project inspected; 7. Commander inspects factories in Hlinethaya industrial zones; 8. Thai Education Minister leaves; 9. Myanmar-Korea International Timber Ltd meets... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for further achievements in total elimination of narcotic drugs" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to raise socio-economic life of national brethren living in border areas" (Page 7); "World Heart Day" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 September 2004
Date of publication: 25 September 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Some powers of West putting pressure on Myanmar with excuses of democracy, human rights, drugs, human trafficking - Anti-drug drive will achieve success only if basic needs of poppy farmers fulfilled - International community acknowledges nation's anti-drug drive success; 2. No 1 and No 3 middle schools in Myeik, Taninthayi Division, get multimedia centres; 3. Workshop on GMO in Agriculture opened; 4. Minister inspects Mechanical Division of Myanma Airways; 5. 54 wellwishers donate 46,785 books, periodicals, K 3,989,000 for establishment of self-reliant village libraries; 6. Mayor inspects water treatment plant; 7. Trainees of Journalism Course visit Thingangyun IPRD; 8. Thai health minister visits health care centres in NyaungU, Popa; 9. Two drug possessors sentenced in Tachilek... "PERSPECTIVES": "Perspectives Industrial development calls for harmonious cooperation" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Say no - to drugs" - "Efforts to eradicate narcotic drugs" "Efforts are to be made to ensure the world community know the right efforts of Myanmar" (Pages 7-9), "Government is not conducting drug elimination task superficially just for show, but with firm resolve to wipe out the problem totally from the country" (Page 16).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 September 2004
Date of publication: 24 September 2004
Description/subject: [For some reason, the full format version for 24 September was not put online. I took the news from the Myanmar Mission, Geneva and the "Perspectives" and Article from Myanmar.com, with an alternate link to the version with pictures]..."Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win meets with officials of industrial zones; * Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Taninthayi Division; * Commander inspects all-round upgrading of Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo (Yangon); * Bicycle & Car Spare Parts Centre inspected; * Functions of AIDS/STD Control Project reviewed; * Advanced courses for orthopaedic surgeons open; * Panel of Judges for Ramayana Drama Contest meet; * K 35.85m donated for Rakhine Stupa; * Myanmar film delegation arrives back from PRC; * MCWA members of Shan State (North) Special Region-2 visit MMCWA building; * MBF Executive Committee meets; * Defence Services Volleyball Committee meets; * Drug dealers sentenced in Pinlebu, Tachilek; * Stimulant tablets traffickers arrested...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar) via Myanmar Mission, Geneva
Format/size: html (51K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.myanmar.com/nlm/Sep24.html
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 September 2004
Date of publication: 23 September 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be deligent (sic) in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Thai Minister; 2. Myanmar has concentrated on care of women and children since 1992; 3. Pabedan Township USDA holds annual meeting 2004; 4. Textbooks are to be sent to remote areas in open season Printing and distribution of school textbooks coordinated; 5. Anti-money laundering course opened; 6. PBANRDA Minister tours Nyaunglebin, Pyu, Toungoo, Tatkon townships; 7. Balar bridge will provide better transport services to locals Commander inspects agriculture, livestock breeding, construction tasks in Yangon North District; 8. Exhibition and competitions on traffic rules in December first week; 9. Paper-reading session to mark International Day of Older Persons held; 10. Thai Health Minister visits downtown Yangon; 11. Myanmar-Thailand Collaborative Health Meeting held; 12. Education Minister receives Indian Ambassador; 13. UMFCCI officials meet Japanese guests; 14. Cash and kind donated to MMCWA; 15. Facts about MWAF explained at Supreme Court; 16. Workshop on health development of youth held; 17. Myanmar hockey team leaves for Bangladesh; 18. Heroin seized in Pangsai... "PERSPECTIVES": "To increase revenues of the State through gems trading" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "From the policy “live and let die” to the policy “live and let live”" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 September 2004
Date of publication: 22 September 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be deligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Indian goodwill delegation; * Indian goodwill delegation visits downtown Yangon; * Secretary-1 attends opening of multimedia classrooms; * Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Kawthoung District in Taninthayi Division; * Cash, medicines donated to mark International Day of Older Persons; * Work committee for implementation of transport cooperation in ACMECS holds plenary session; * Sports Minister attends USDA Annual General Meetings in Shwebo, Sagaing; * Measures for holding 4th World Buddhist Summit coordinated; * Measures for holding 4th World Buddhist Summit coordinated; * Upgrading and sanitation tasks of Yangon City inspected; * Workshop on strategic planning 2005/2009 of MMCWA concludes; * Minister U Tin Winn leaves for New York; * Indian goodwill delegation visits MMCWA, University of Culture; * Seminar and Exhibition on Thai Education to be organized in Myanmar; * New QSS digital machine product launched; * Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium in October; * CNC of US acknowledges Myanmar’s efforts to reduce poppy cultivation... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for ensuring community peace and tranquillity" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Integrated efforts of the State and people to supply clean drinking water to rural areas" (Page 7); "Rice is Life" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 September 2004
Date of publication: 21 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulatory message to Chinese President; 2. GAD officials play important role in running Government administrative machinery; 3. What is needed is willingness to work hard - Regional development measures inspected in Rakhine State; 4. New bridge inaugurated in Magway Division; 5. Minister inspects factories in Bago Division; 6. Shwepyitha Industrial Zone In-Charge inspects production of industries in zone; 7. Members of MPF are to protect the people Yangon Division Police Force holds coordination meeting; 8. Mobile training course on geographical data and observatory system for management of catchment area concludes; 9. Lt-Gen Ye Myint receives Indian delegation, hosts dinner; 10. Indian goodwill delegation arrives; 11. Deputy Minister for Health arrives back from India; 12. Korean journalist delegation leaves; 13. Donations invited for Buddhist Missionary Monastery in Paris; 14. Strategic Planning Workshop for MMCWA opened; 15. Navy’s Volleyball Championship tourney opened; 16. Myanmar to host World Ranking Tennis Tourney; 17. Stimulant pills seized... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of agriculture by making good use of opportunities created" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "Peaceful and tranquil border regions" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 September 2004
Date of publication: 20 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Kayan Sluice Gate built to prevent flood, benefit 30,000 acres of farmland - Secretary-2 inspects construction of Kayan Sluice Gate, Yangon-Thanlyin Bridge No 2 2. Cash and kind donated to monasteries in Tamway, Mingala Taungnyunt, Ahlon; 3. Roads, bridges construction work on Yangon-Kyaukpyu Highway Project inspected; 4. Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends opening ceremony of Myingyan MEB inspects bridges on Yangon-Mandalay Union Highway; 5. Basic Driving Course opened; 6. Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Magway Division; 7. Coord meeting on rice offering ceremony for Pyay Taungtan Tawya monasteries held; 8. Wellwishers for Jivitadana Sangha Hospital honoured; 9. Health Dy Minister arrives back; 10. Korean journalist delegation visits Bago... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of private industrial sector" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "Those who daren’t show their face" — 61 (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 September 2004
Date of publication: 19 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. State Peace and Development Council Order No 6/7/8/9/10/11/12/13/2004; 2. NCCC Chairman Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein calls for timely completion of work for reconvening of NC; 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends ceremony to inaugurate Myanma Economic Bank in Chauk; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects maintenance of Padaung-Taungup Road; 5. F&R Minister meets personnel under the ministry; 6. Renovation of pagodas in Bagan Archaeological Region inspected; 7. Commander, Mayor inspect beautifying, sanitation measures in Yangon City; 8. Prizes given to outstanding students; 9. Cash, medicines donated to home for the aged; 10. Cash, gold plates donated for all-round renovation of Sule Pagoda; 11. NPE Managing Director receives Korean delegation; 12. Korean information delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda, Drug Elimination Museum; 13. Mandalay Division Performing Arts Competitions begin; 14. Women's Taekwondo team of Northern Command honoured; 15. Computer security measures under way in Myanmar; 16. Han Golf Masters Junior Golf Series 28 Sept... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards promoting Myanmar- Singapore economic cooperation" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Harmonious efforts of the State and people to supply clean drinking water to rural areas" (Page 7); "Responsibility of all mankind" [about narcotic drugs] (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 September 2004
Date of publication: 18 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing welcome back Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe on their return from Singapore; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe arrive Singapore on goodwill visit; General Khin Nyunt calls on Singaporean President; Singapore wishes to promote trade with, investment in Myanmar; Myanmar and Singaporean Prime Ministers hold talks; General Khin Nyunt, wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe back from Singapore; Myanmar, Korean entrepreneurs hold trade talks; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong discuss national development endeavours; Singaporean Prime Minister and wife host banquet in honour of Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe; MWAF President Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe visits Singapore Council of Women’s Affairs; Korean information delegation tours downtown Yangon; Almost all high schools facilitated with multimedia classrooms - Secretary-1 attends opening of multimedia classrooms of BEHS No 3 in Hline Township; Basic Organization Course No 9 of Seikkan Township USDA concludes; Measures for smooth transport discussed; Prizes presented for pre-primary school level drawing contest; Construction of Kandawgyi Fresh Water Fish Garden inspected Fossils handed over to Ministry of Culture; Coord meeting on 3rd Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Women held; F&R Ministry holds first inter-dept badminton tourney... "PERSPECTIVES": "Grow oil palm for long-term national interests" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 September 2004
Date of publication: 17 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: General Thura Shwe Mann meets entrepreneurs; Lt-Gen Soe Win addresses Coord Meeting on Industrial Development; A & I Minister inspects dam projects; Oil palm plantations, bran oil mill in Taninthayi Division inspected; Parami Overpass put into service; Cooperatives Market Festival to be held in Shan State; Rail Transportation Minister inspects railroads construction project; Development of Twantay, Kawmhu and Kungyangon Townships inspected; Commander attends launching of Letkhokkon Model Village; Mayor inspects laying new pipeline in Latha Township; Applications to be submitted for matriculation examination 2005; Industry-1 Minister receives guests; UMFCCI officials meets Thai entrepreneurs; Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein opens U-21 Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament; Victorious athletes in Singapore, Malaysia Track & Field C’ships honoured... "PERSPECTIVES": "Constant learning: key to perpetual existence of nation and people" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Harmonious efforts of the State and people to supply clean drinking water to rural people" (Page 7); "The pearl of knowledge in human life" (Page 10)... POEM: "Best choice" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 September 2004
Date of publication: 16 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Mexican President; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea; 4. Assistance provided for health care services in rural regions and education sector as much as possible - Secretary-1 attends opening of multimedia classrooms at Ngaphe BEHS; 5. Bago Division needs to place more emphasis on agriculture and livestock breeding sectors - Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Bago Division; 6. Minister inspects waterway in Nyaungdon; 7. Cooperative local products market festival to be held from 26 Oct to 1 Nov; 8. Progress of Saikkhaung-Punchaung section of Saikkhaung-Namhsan railroad inspected; 9. L & F Minister tours Taninthayi Division; 10. Entrepreneurs in Shwepyitha Industrial Town urged; to try to achieve more successes in respective works; 11. Coord meeting for organizing Myanmar Furniture Fair held; 12. Health care services course opened; 13. Commander inspects tax free markets; 14. Pyu period ancient objects handed over; 15. Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Mexican counterpart; 16. Commerce Minister receives Japanese guests; 17. Minister receives Japanese guests; 18. ASEAN Region Local Administration Forum-2004 opens; 19. Second cash donation ceremony for Performing Arts Competitions held; 20. Performing Arts competitions held in Thayawady District; 21. Rules relating to the Supervision of Controlled Precursor Chemicals clarified... "PERSPECTIVES": "Rural water supply projects : fruits of cooperation between the State and people" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "The pearl of knowledge in human life" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 September 2004
Date of publication: 15 September 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Secretary-1 stresses need to cooperate among departments to continuously produce road rollers of high quality; 2. Secretary-1 attends opening of multimedia classrooms of BEHS No 2 in Hline Township; 3. Families of war veterans are to be loyal to the State in gratitude for goodwill of the State, Head of State and MWVO; 4. Bago Division’s monsoon paddy sown acreage to reach 3 million in three years; 5. Cash assistance, prize presentation ceremonies held; 6. Technical Transfer and Application of Food Test Kits opens; 7. Health Minister attends Inter-Country Workshop on Development of Standard Operating Procedures for Blood Centres; 8. Commander, minister inspect activities for prevention of DHF; 9. Workshop on National Performance Assessment and Strategic Environment Framework concluded; 10. Coordination meeting to host Fourth World Buddhist Summit on grand scale held; 11. Coordination meeting to host Fourth World Buddhist Summit on grand scale held; 12. Education Minister back from Switzerland; 13. PBANRDA Minister receives guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards development of private industries" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Harmonious efforts of the State and the people for clean water supply" (Page 7); "Bright prospects of Myanmar economy" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 September 2004
Date of publication: 14 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Secretary-1 meets industrialists at Mandalay Industrial Zone; * Over 164 donors present K 1,20,852,030, US $ 500 and Euro 500; * PABX Course, Optical Fibre Installation Course and e-Goverment Workshop Training Course opened; * Closing, opening ceremonies of Basic Organizational Courses held; * Workshop on traffic rules held; * Thriving of monsoon paddy fields of No 11 LID inspected; * Astrological Pamphlet and Calendar in circulation; * Minister receives guests; * Deputy Health Minister arrives back from Maldives; * Myanmar film delegation leaves for PRC; * Workshop on National Performance Assessment & Strategic Environmental Framework for GMS Project Phase-II held; * Myanmar team wins one gold, two silver in 37th Singapore open bowling tourney... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for further border areas development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "Discard dogmatism to establish democratic nation" (Page 10)... POEM: "The Buddha’s Teachings" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: PDF (1.6mb)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 September 2004
Date of publication: 13 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing see off Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe on their departure for Singapore; 2. Secretary-2 offers provisions to monasteries, nunneries in Hlinethaya, Thingangyun; 3. Dry Day inspection teams check Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles; 4. Commander inspects cultivation of Hsinshweli paddy strains in Lasho; 5. Commander tours Myeik, Pyigyi Mandaing, Bokpyin; 6. First CLMTV-ECS Trade Fair-2004 to be held; 7. Establishment of Archaeological Zone starts in Tagaung region; 8. FMI Co Ltd holds annual general meeting; 9. Performing arts competitions of Yangon Division opened; 10. Mon State opens Traditional Cultural Performing Arts competitions; 11. Myanmar delegation arrives back from Bangkok; 12. PHK donates hockey equipment to MHF; 13. No 11 LID Commander’s Shield Shooting Championship concludes; 14. Yangon Division women’s soccer match opens; 15. Programme on Basic IT for IT Engineers concludes; 16. Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium in Oct... "PERSPECTIVES": "Be a police force imbued with nationalism" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "International Year of Rice 2004" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 September 2004
Date of publication: 12 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San see off Thai Supreme Commander and wife and party; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Indian guests; 3. Construction of Parami Overpass completed cent per cent - Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects Yangon International Airport, Parami Overpass; 4. Some big nations, taking advantages of superiority in military power, technology and wealth, are bullying small developing countries through various media, trying to influence them First and second four-monthly work coordination meeting of MPF for 2004 held; 5. Minister inspects trial run of CNG motor vehicles; 6. Commander addresses ceremony to mark Yangon Division World First Aid Day; 7. NCCC, Work Committee, Panel of Chairmen complete all work to resume NC; 8. Thai Supreme Commander and wife visit Shwedagon Pagoda; 9. Minister for Mines leaves for Thailand; 10. H&T Minister receives Thai guests; 11. Donations of wellwishers from Australia, Myanmar handed over; 12. Myanmar delegation led by Chief Justice leaves for Cambodia; 13. Delegates to Workshop for ASEAN Cultural Interaction at Grassroots served with dinner; 14. Workshop for ASEAN Cultural Interaction at Grassroots, Phase III concludes successfully... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production and export of oil and gas" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Better transport helps strengthen national unity" (Page 7); "Isolating the regime in Myanmar is not the answer" (by David Steinberg) (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 September 2004
Date of publication: 11 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of condolences to Indonesian President; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of condolences to Indonesian Vice-President; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of condolences to Indonesian President; 4. U Win Aung sends message of condolences to Indonesian FM; 5. Senior General Than Shwe receives Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces and party; 6. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San welcome Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces and wife; 7. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces; 8. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife host dinner in honour of Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces and wife; 9. Wife of visiting Thai Supreme Commander and party visit Myanma Gems Emporium; 10. Chief of Armed Forces Training arrives back from Indonesia; 11. UMFCCI officials leave for Thailand; 12. Secretary-1 attends inauguration of multimedia classrooms of No 3 BEHS in Dagon Township; 13. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects boosting production of crude oil, natural gas at Yedagun Oil and Gas Project in Taninthayi Offshore; 14. Minister inspects workshops; 15. Coordination meeting on opening of self-reliant libraries in villages held; 16. Commander inspects industrial zones in Yangon East District; 17. Office for Orgainzing 4th World Buddhist Summit opened... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for completion of projects according to set standards" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "First Aid: a gesture of humanity which makes the difference" (Page 7); "Sanctions may be satisfying, but they do no good" (subtitled "How to influence Myanmar") by David Steinberg (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS:
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 September 2004
Date of publication: 10 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects construction of Upper Myanmar Government Press (Mandalay) - Sufficient number of basic education school textbooks for entire nation will be printed by Ministry of Information; Printing jobs of govt organizations to be accepted; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye visits Maha Muni Buddha Image; 3. Prime Minister to pay a working visit to Singapore; 4. Workshop for ASEAN Cultural Interaction at Grassroots continues; 5. Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand; 6. UMFCCI CEC member leaves for Thailand; 7. Perpetration to discredit dignity of Tatmadaw explained - Allegations are found to be baseless and totally devoid of truth - Effective action is taken in accordance with law regardless of status of those who commit the crime; 8. Minister inspects construction of dams in Magway, Ayeyawady Divisions; 9. Local and foreign airlines meet for improvement of airport services; 10. 12th Myanmar Performing Arts Competitions; 11. Coord meeting to put land under summer and monsoon paddy held; 12. Directorate of PRPW holds prize presentation ceremony; 13. Meeting 3/2004 of MSWF held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards literacy of entire citizens" [sic] (Page 2)... FEATURES: "National development through industrial sector" (Page 7); "Emergence of a constitution for discipline-flourishing democratic nation" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 September 2004
Date of publication: 09 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye goes on inspection; tour of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) construction project; 2. Prime Minister attends International Literacy Day ceremony Development gap between urban and rural areas, rich and poor countries would become narrow only through enhancement of education for all people in the world; 3. UN Resident Coordinator calls on Prime Minister; 4. Indian guests call on Minister for Commerce; 5. Education Minister leaves for Switzerland; 6. Myanmar delegation attends ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting; 7. Ministry of F&R continues its coord meeting; 8. Coord meeting of Yangon City Beautifying and Upgrading Work Committee held; 9. Wellwishers donate over K 1.5m, 129,632 books and periodicals to self-reliant village libraries; 10. Cultural performing arts of DPRPW continues; 11. MKF gets new training hall... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for emergence of modern airport with set standards" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to fight against the menace of narcotic drugs" (Page 7); "The Myanmar-US joint opium-yield survey" (Page 10)... POEM "Literacy, Forerunner of Education" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 September 2004
Date of publication: 08 September 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to PRC President; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Anisakhan Airport Construction Project, Ye Ywa Hydropower Project; 3. PBANRDA Minister tours Kayin, Mon States; 4. BSI holds work coord meeting; 5. Minister inspects factories; 6. Sanitation and upgrading tasks of Yangon City inspected; 7. MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY; 8. Message from Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Literacy Day; 9. Minister U Tin Winn arrives back from Indonesia; 10. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Khin Maung; Win signed the Book of Condolences at the Embassy of the Russian Federation for the victims of terrorist attack on a school in Beslan, Russian Federation, last week in which hundreds of innocent people including young school children, were killed or injured; 11. 43rd SEAMEO Tropmed Network Governing Board Meeting commences; 12. Workshop on People to People Exchange Programme ASEAN Cultural Interaction at Grassroots, Phase III opens; 13. Coord meeting held for organizing Fourth World Buddhist Summit; 14. Members of panel of alternative chairmen of National Convention Plenary Session meet; 15. Victorious track and field team arrives back; 16. 1.55 kilos of heroin seized in Mohnyin... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for cent per cent literacy through mass literacy activities and campaigns" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Myanmar track and field team, the winner of gold and silver medals at S’pore T&F Championship" (Page 7); "Myanmar way to literacy for all" (Page 10) POEM: "Smash and throw out evil legacy" ["...The colonial brand of evil legacy Smash, throw it out, celebrate victory. Human resources of knowledge Age Build the bright new democracy"] (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 September 2004
Date of publication: 07 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Federative Republic of Brazil; * Senior General Than Shwe sends message of condolence and sympathy to Russia; * PM General Khin Nyunt sends message of condolence and sympathy to Russia; * Special Refresher Course No 21 for Basic Education Teachers opened; * Nibban Electric and Electronics of Myanmar receives ISO 9001:2000; * Ministry of F&R holds coord meeting for 2003-2004 and first four-monthly meeting for 2004-2005 * Coord meeting 2004 of state and division auditors held * Workshop on Suppression of Trafficking in Persons Law held; * Minister inspects fish breeding farm, pig farm; * Regional development measures inspected in Mon and Kayin States; * Commander fulfils needs for regional development tasks in Seikkyi/Khanaungto Township; * Interpreting & Translating Course, Computer Network Course open; * Directorate of PRPW holds 4th cultural performing arts; * Journalism Course trainees visit printing house; * U Win Aung sends felicitations to Federative Republic of Brazil; * U Win Aung sends message of condolence and sympathy to Russia; * Myanmar industry delegation arrives back; * Minister meets MD of Progressive Produce Int’l of Australia; * Minister meets foreign guests; * Minister for Mines receives guests; * Announcement on UDE intensive courses and exam centres; * Paper reading session in commemoration of Int’l Literacy Day and UN Literacy Decade to be held; * Mid-Year Gems Empo in October... "PERSPECTIVES": "New Pakokku airport, prerequisite for better transport of Magway Division" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Efforts to nurture outstanding youth in the basic education sector in all regions of the nation" (Page 7) "It is high time the US put an end to their foolish behaviour" (Page 10)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 September 2004
Date of publication: 06 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Cultural performing arts competitions held successfully on a national scale with participation of youths; 2. Secretary-2 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein enjoys Anyeint Contest; 3. Air transport, which has been able to cover a long journey in a short period of time, is of utmost importance both at home and abroad - Magway Division gets new Pakokku Airport; 4. CEC member meets USDA members in Lashio; 5. Seven-point future policy programme of the State lectured; 6. Tatmadaw families, wellwishers offer provisions to monasteries, nunneries in Yankin, Lanmadaw; 7. Nutrition Promotion Week Activities launched in Yangon South District; 8. Myanmar beat Hong Kong 2-0; 9. Director’s Shield Soccer Tournament concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Wider use of natural gas in place of petrol and diesel" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Myanma aviation industry spreads its wings" (Page 7); "It is high time the US put an end to their fooolish behaviour" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 September 2004
Date of publication: 05 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister addresses coord meeting to upgrade Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens, inspects Parami Overpass Project, renovation of Maha Pasana Cave; 2. CNG saves cost, and less transport charges can bring down commodity prices - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win attends opening of gas-filling point in Paleik; 3. Outstanding students, athletes presented prizes; 4. Sanitation, proper flow of water at drains carried out in Yangon City; 5. Agriculture, livestock breeding tasks inspected in North Okkalapa; 6. Deputy minister inspects Dalla Shipyard, Antgyi Shipyard; 7. Talks on Myanmar tourism development held; 8. CEC member attend prize presentation ceremonies at schools in Mandalay Division; 9. Myanmar, China sign oil production sharing contract; 10. Myanmar health delegation leaves for Maldives; 11. Two sets of telescopes donated to Shwedagon Pagoda Board of Trustees; 12. National Convention Convening Commission holds coord meeting; 13. Sports Minister hosts dinner to Hong Kong football club; 14. Yangon Division Basic Education Level 12th Performing Arts Competition... "PERSPECTIVES": "All national people participate in border area development measures" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Bridges that help strengthen unity and friendship among national brethren" (Page 8); "Use Natural Gas Vehicles and save fuel oil" (Page 9); "See for yourselves" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 September 2004
Date of publication: 04 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. With Government's assistance, health officials, physicians, surgeons making relentless efforts to provide international-level public health care services - Prime Minister asks after health of patient who has undergone liver transplant; 2. Government providing assistance for nation's medical science standard to be on a par with global level; 3. Yangon East District observes Nutrition Promotion Week activities; 4. National development measures can be taken effectively only through might of intellectuals and intelligentsia at home Outstanding children of staff of OCMI honoured; 5. Cultural skill demonstration presented; 6. On-job training course for management staff grade-1 concludes; 7. Tasks for smooth, secure transport coordinated; 8. Commander attends coord meeting of MCWAs in Shan State (North); 9. Mayor inspects progress of building Water Treatment Plant; 10. CEC member lectures on State policies; 11. Myanmar Academy of Arts & Science holds fifth anniversary ceremony; 12. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 13. Talks on nutrition development for teenagers given; 14. Artistes of UK to present musical concerts in Mandalay, Yangon; 15. Book Charity to be held on 7 September; 16. Literary Charity; 17. Prizes given away for ASEAN Radio Quiz; 18. Kyikha TV retransmission station starts functions; 19. Minister meets Japanese guests; 20. Japanese Buddhist delegation leaves; 21. Thai delegation pay homage to Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Buddha Image; 22. Monywa Open Golf Championship 16-19 Sept... "PERSPECTIVES": "Serve regional and national interests with correct outlook" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Higher education centres built across the country" (Page 7); "For extended use of Natural Gas Vehicles" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 September 2004
Date of publication: 03 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Pupils will always be well-behaved, nurtured only if teachers themselves are trying to enhance their knowledge. Teachers are to uphold the concept that the people’s knowledge and education is the State’s greatest resource; 2. Visiting Thai General, wife and party tour Bagan Ancient Cultural Region, downtown Mandalay; 3. Information Minister receives Thai guests; 4. Ongoing airport upgrading tasks inspected; 5. Electric Power Minister inspects Yeywa hydel power project; 6. Forestry Minister inspects factories in Hlinethaya Industrial Zone; 7. Commander inspects agriculture, livestock breeding farms of Yangon Command; 8. Nutrition Promotion Week Activities launched in Kachin State; 9. Commander attends launching of Yangon Division Nutrition Promotion Week; 10. Aungsan Tawya TatU Kyaung Sayadaw arrives back; 11. Yangon Kart Speedway construction inspected; 12. Myanmar-Hong Kong friendly soccer match ends in 1-1 draw; 13. Stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek... "PERSPECTIVES": "Actively participate in health activities" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to supply electricity to public" (Page 7); "Bright prospects for development of Myanmar rice milling industry" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 September 2004
Date of publication: 02 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Vietnam; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife see off visiting Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief and wife; 3. Goal set for eliminating iodine deficiency as health problem by 2005 is within reach - Myanmar closely collaborates with UN organizations, international organizations and member countries both from within and without the region to enhance implementation of nutrition programme - Nutrition Promotion Week 2004 launched at IBC; 4. USDA members urged to apply various means to organize people of regions not possible for departments to reach - USDA instructor course No 4 on Myanma Development and Studies opened; 5. Construction Minister inspects Pathein, Pamawady bridges; 6. Environment conservation course opens; 7. Artifacts of Pyu Period found; 8. Book Charity to be held on 7 September; 9. Minister for Industry-2 leaves for Thailand; 10. Myanmar delegation arrives back from PRC... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for national interests" (Page 2) ... FEATURES: "Fast development in border regions" (Page 7); "Those who daren’t show their face" — 60 (Page 10)... POEM: "Messenger poets" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 September 2004
Date of publication: 01 September 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Uzbekistan; 2. Senior General Than Shwe receives Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San welcome Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army and wife; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives visiting Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army; 5. Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army visits downtown Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda; 6. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hosts banquet in honour of Thai delegation; 7. Madame Veena Shinawatra visits Gems Museum; 8. Chief of Armed Forces Training Lt-Gen Kyaw Win leaves for Indonesia; 9. FM U Win Aung sends felicitations to Uzbekistan; 10. Myanmar-Saudi diplomatic ties established; 11. Economic infrastructure and regional economic standard depend much on correct management of township level departmental officials - PM General Khin Nyunt inspects development of Yedashe, Toungoo; 12. Government paying serious attention not only to economic development but also to long-term development of people - Thephyu Dam — 163rd in the country — opened . 13. Upgrading of roads inspected; 14. Dr Myint Thein wins Asian Veterinary Science Prize, Hill’s Award; 15. Alternative chairmen of National Convention plenary session meet; 16. Thai association to donate robes to 30,000 Myanmar monks, nuns; 17. Training course opened... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards development of agri research" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Those who daren’t show their face" — 59 (Page 6); "Achievements in the energy sector" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7K)
Date of entry/update: 01 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 August 2004
Date of publication: 31 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Malaysia; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Malaysia; 3. Researchers urged to continue research work on quality strains that can earn foreign exchange - General Khin Nyunt inspects Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project in Pyinmana; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt lays cornerstone for building Multi-purpose Diesel Engine Factory in Yedashe; 5. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win attends opening of multimedia classrooms at Kyimyindine BEHS-4; 6. Yangon Division holds coord meeting to implement plans; 7. USDA basic organizational multiplier course concludes; 8. Course on testing of water quality opened; 9. Coordination Meeting on Fourth World Buddhist Summit held; 10. Pilgrimage to Budh Gaya; 11. FM U Win Aung sends felicitations to Malaysia; 12. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 13. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 14. Tailoring, Cookery courses concluded... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards mechanized farming" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "To provide better health care services for the public" (Page 7); " A historical milestone leading the nation to a new age" —8 (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 September 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 August 2004
Date of publication: 30 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Use of machines in entire farming work cuts cultivation time, reduces labour, cost - Secretary-2 inspects reploughing of farmlands; 2. Provisions donated to monasteries in Dagon, South Okkalapa; 3. Efficient use of power inspected at offices in downtown Yangon; 4. Commander, Minister meet entrepreneurs, farmers, departmental officials in Sagaing Division; 5. Chosen site for new vest factory inspected; 6. Dry Day inspection teams supervised; 7. Japanese Buddhist mission arrives; 8. Energy Deputy Minister leaves for Thailand... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of science & technology" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Libraries built to disseminate knowledge" (Page 7); "Combating micronutrient deficiencies" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 August 2004
Date of publication: 29 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of Congratulations to Pakistani PM; 2. Government making efforts to set up national backbone, to improve international access, last mile link - PM addresses Annual General Meeting of MCF and Myanmar computer associations; 3. "Soon" offered to members of Sangha at Sasana University; 4. USDA Secretariat member attends prize presentation ceremonies in Mandalay Division; 5. Yangon South District holds performing arts competitions; 6. Agricultural tasks inspected in Thanlyin, Kyauktan and Thongwa; 7. Upgrading of Yangon City inspected; 8. Armed Forces Day commemorative colour photo contest to be held; 9. Rural development works inspected; 10. Nursery Market; 11. A Myanmar Tapestry; 12. Croatian Ambassador calls on UMFCCI officials; 13. MCF, Associations hold annual general meeting; 14. Soccer tourney held; 15. MRC to strengthen cooperation with China, Myanmar ... "PERSPECTIVES": "For speedy implementation of agreements between Myanmar and PRC" (Page 2)... POEM: "Exasperating Granduncle Phyo" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "To uplift the health standard of the entire nation" (Page 7); "Those who see white as black" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 August 2004
Date of publication: 28 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of New Zealand; 2. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Republic of Croatia; 3. PM receives Japanese Ambassador; 4. PM addresses coord meeting on implementation of agreements between Myanmar and China and cooperation in all sectors; 5. NCC Commission, NCC Work Committee, NCC Management Committee meet; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects upgrading of Kanma- Thayet-Minhla Road, thriving monsoon paddy; 7. Health Ministry holds work coordination meeting; 8. Coordination meeting for secure and smooth transportation held; 9. Measures for upgrading Kandawgyi Gardens, Yangon Zoo co-ordinated; 10. Armed Forces Day colour photo contest to be held; 11. Nursery Market Festival continues; 12. Symposium on diagnosis and management of fever with rash to be held; 13. Wellwishers invited for sinking tubewells; 14. Malaysian delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda, Defence Services Museum; 15. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 16. Introducing Golden Myanmar Festival held in UK... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let's work in concert for regional development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "ASEAN solidatity and firmness" (Page 10); "Golden opportunity to pursue hyigher education in own regions" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 August 2004
Date of publication: 27 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Myanmar Academy of Medical Science was formed in accord with guidance of Head of State Senior General Than Shwe - MAMS participating in tasks for uplift of nation’s medical science and health care services; 2. Myanmar performs liver transplant successfully for first time -- PM views operation, meets surgeons - Success of operation pride for nation, people; 3. Priority given to health and fitness of the entire nation; 4. Govt provides assistance for successful performing of liver transplant; 5. Secretary-2 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein sees off Myanmar Tatmadaw shooting team; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends opening of multimedia classrooms in Mindon, Kanma; 7. MoU signed between Myanmar, China; 8. UNICEF, UNDP resident representatives study recruitment of new Tatmadaw members; 9. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe, wives of military attachés enjoy cultural performances; 10. Pre-primary school handed over to Hline Township MCWA; 11. 45 persons exchange arms for peace in June, July... "PERSPECTIVES": "Success of liver transplant, pride for nation, people" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Facilities for better transportation" (Page 7); " Blood is thicker than water" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 August 2004
Date of publication: 26 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS:1. The Law Amending the Myanmar Aircraft Act; 2. Prime Minister views liver transplant operation; 3. Thaphanseik river water pumping station, building of Magway Institute of Medicine, Teaching Hospital inspected; 4. Myanmar fully committed to ICPD programme of Action and determined to continue playing active role in population-related programmes - 10th anniversary of Int'l Conf on Population, Development; 5. Co-ordination meeting of Ministry of Industry-2 held; 6. Ministry of Transport holds coord meeting me meeting; 7. Preparations under way to host ASEAN SOM on Agriculture and Forestry; 8. Myanmar Academy of Medical Science holds Biannual Plenary Meeting; 9. Government, people cooperate to speed up opening of libraries; 10. Entries invited to Armed Forces Day commemorative novel, short story, article competitions; 11. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube wells; 12. Commander-in-Chief (Air) meets Chief of Royal Air Force of Malaysia; 13. Chief of Royal Air Force of Malaysia arrives; 14. Delegation arrives back from China; 15. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 16. ASEAN Universities Network Educational Forum continues; 17. Delegation leaves for Germany; 18. Kachin State OWA holds meeting; 19. Heroin seized in Kyukok (Pangsai)... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s use more and more CNG-powered vehicles" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Dissemination of knowledge through Libraries" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1,8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 August 2004
Date of publication: 25 August 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanan, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM attends coord meeting for hosting Fourth World Buddhist Summit; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Chinese guests; 3. It's time for Myanmar to speed up use of petrol or diesel-substitute gas cars - Meeting held to extend substitution of CNG for petrol and diesel; 4. Shwechaung Bridge helps facilitate exchange of goods between upper and lower Myanmar - New all-weather bridge opened in Magway Division; 5. Minister inspects Yenwe multi-purpose dam project; 6. USDA basic organizational multiplier course opens in Mingala Taungnyunt; 7. Health Minister inspects heart treatment; 8. Arrival of GSM machinery inspected; 9. Panel of Chairmen of National Convention holds coordination meeting; 10. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 11. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 12. ASEAN meeting on integrated cultivation systems; 13. Symposium on Preservation of Cultural Heritage continues; 14. Talks on MWAF held; 15. U-14 tennis competition trials on 1 September... "PERSPECTIVES": "Extend agricultural and livestock breeding work" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Endeavours to boost per acre yield" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1..8MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 August 2004
Date of publication: 24 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Ukraine; 2. PM General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Ukraine; 3. Secretary-1 attends presentation of modern teaching equipment for Kyimyindine BEHS-5 - Almost every school nationwide facilitated with multimedia classrooms; 4. Symposium on Preservation of Cultural Heritage commences; 5. Agriculture, irrigation facilities in Yangon, Bago Divisions inspected; 6. USDA basic oragnziational multiplier course opened; 7. Course in basic diplomatic skills opened; 8. Work co-ordination meeting held; 9. Refresher Course for judges opens; 10. Commander inspects progress of Vegetable and Poultry Farming Special Zone; 11. Mayor inspects repair of roads; 12. Military and marching song competitions to mark 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day to be held; 13. Cash donations invited for Maha Rattha Samaggi Pagoda; 14. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe attends opening ceremony of Youth Forum; 15. Provost Company-1 women’s & men’s teams emerge champions in Commander’s Shield Volleyball Tourney... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to uplift the education standard" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "High-yield Shweyinaye paddy strain" — 2 (Page 11) ... POEM: "Myanmar Spirit" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 August 2004
Date of publication: 23 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM attends opening of new school buildings; 2. PM and wife offer Waso robes at Alodawpyay Monastery; 3. Tatmadaw families, wellwishers donate cash and kind to monasteries, nunneries; 4. Sayadaw Bhaddanta Vepulla's birthday to be celebrated; 5. Union National Races Village to be place of public enjoyment PM inspects UNR Village extension tasks; 6. Efficient use of electricity at ministries inspected; 7. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 8. Deputy FM back from South Africa; 9. Mid-Year Gem Empo in Oct... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards agricultural development" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "High-yield Shweyinaye paddy strain" — 2 (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 August 2004
Date of publication: 22 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Daw Mya Mya San attends ceremony to donate copies of Pali-Myanmar dictionary to Religious Affairs Ministry; 2. Cash donated for building PhaungdawU Standing Buddha Image in Insein; 3. Construction Minister attends coord meeting; 4. Ministry of Industry-1 holds coordination meeting; 5. Sanitation works inspected; 6. Activities for prevention of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever launched; 7. Ranbaxy organizes Scientific Symposium on Cardiology; 8. Navigational stations launched for safety of vessels; 9. ASEAN students, teachers visit Drug Elimination Museum; 10. Myanmar golf team leaves for Indonesia; 11. Victorious athletes honoured in Pathein... "PERSPECTIVES": "Save fuel and electricity for national development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "River water pumping stations to benefit farmland" (Page 7); "Ill effects of extreme US foreign policy" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 August 2004
Date of publication: 21 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Mayor inspects repair works on damage roads; 2. Rules on Armed Forces Day Commemorative Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; 3. Gem & Jade Sales conclude; 4. State-owned Rolar Wheat Mill to be sold through competitive bidding; 5. Myanmar Academy of Medical Science to hold meeting on 25 Aug; 6. Navigational stations launched for safety of vessels; 7. Advertising Division (Mandalay Branch) opens; 8. Arrangements of APT, Srilankan airlines explained; 9. Chinese goodwill delegation arrives; 10. ASEAN students, teachers tour Bago, Yangon; 11. Cash donations invited for Maha Ratthabhi Samaggi Pagoda in Panglong; 12. Mental Health Educative Instructors Course opened; 13. Talks on prevention against trafficking in Women and Children held; 14. Swimming Championship ends; 15. Sports gear presented to women football team... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make continued efforts for harmonious development of the Union" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Ocean-going ships on the move" (Page 7); "Environmental conservation and Bago Yoma Greening project" (Page 10); "Progressive Zoning Approach to Foot and Mouth Disease Control in the Union of Myanmar" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 August 2004
Date of publication: 20 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Hungary; 2. Lt-Gen Tin Aye attends 17th Gem, Jade Sales of UMEHL; 3. Minister inspects fire engines; 4. Youth Educative Training Camp folds; 5. Myanmar Gazette; 6. Advertising Division (Mandalay Branch) opens; 7. Navigational stations launched for safety of vessels; 8. CITES experts meeting concludes; 9. SOM for preparing Summit of CLMV held; 10. Third SOM of Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy commences; 11. Guests call on UMFCCI officials; 12. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 13. Merchants purchase gem, jade lots through bargain; 14. Cash donations invited for Maha Ratthabhi Samaggi Pagoda in Panglong... "PERSPECTIVES": "To strive for further development of livestock breeding sector" (Page — 2)... FEATURES: "To produce qualified intellectuals and intelligentsia" (Page 7); "Those who daren’t show their face" — 58 (Page — 10); "Investing most beneficially for the future" - on Information and Communications Technology treaining (Page 11)... POEM: "Heritage handed down" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 August 2004
Date of publication: 19 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Excavated artifacts prove Tagaung as a region of ancient Pyus; 2. Commerce Minister inspects rice reprocessing plant; 3. Minister attends launching of Indian Film Week; 4. Information Minister inspects two new rotary presses imported from India; 5. Minister inspects Fresh Water Fish Garden construction; 6. Mayor inspects road repairs; 7. Gem & Jade Sale continues; 8. Rules for Tatmadaw Day commemorative poem contest announced; 9. Navigational stations launched for safety of vessels; 10. Myanmar delegation leaves for PRC; 11. Deputy Minister arrives back from India; 12. Study group concludes visit; 13. CITES experts meeting continues for second day; 14. Soccer team leaves for SRV; 15. Hole-in-one scored at Dawei Golf Club; 16. Stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek... "PERSPECTIVES": Accelerate momentum of rural development work" (Page — 2)... FEATURES: "Myanma aviation industry spreads its wings" (Page 7); "Strengthening friendship and unity among Ayeyawady-Mekong fraternal nations" (Pages — 8+9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 August 2004
Date of publication: 18 August 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Indian guests; Workshop on demonstration of biomass gasifier for drying tobacco held; Information Minister receives Korean guests; CITES experts meet; Deputy FM leaves for South Africa; Opening of self-reliant libraries speeded up; Wellwishers donate publications to IPRD; Minister inspects construction of UMFCCI office; Gem & Jade Sale continues; Cash donations invited for Maha Rattha Sameggi Pagoda in Panglong; ‘Soon’ offered at State Pariyatti Sasana University; Members of Panel of Alternate Chairmen of NC Plenary Meeting meet... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for total eradication of narcotic drugs (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Success achieved in the energy sector" (Page 7); "Alternative fuels and their future prospects" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 August 2004
Date of publication: 17 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Indonesia; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Indonesia; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Indonesia; 4. Prime Minister receives Israeli Ambassador; 5. Minister inspects reservoirs, river water pumping projects in Sagaing, Mandalay divisions; 6. Ministry of Construction holds Four-monthly meeting; 7. AEAIWC holds fifth meeting; 8. Minister inspects banks; 9. Greening tasks for Mandalay Airport environs inspected; 10. Coord meeting held to organize People-to-people Exchange Programme: ASEAN Cultural Interaction at Grassroots, Phase III; 11. Meeting on Human Resource Development for Public Health held; 12. WTO Valuation Workshop for Private Sector Batch-5 opened; 13. IWT MD inspects waterway, running of vessels; 14. Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Indonesia; 15. 6th ASEAN Universities Network Educational Forum commences; 16. PBANRD Minister receives Japanese Ambassador; 17. Poet leaves to attend World Poetry Reading Activity; 18. UMEHL holds 17th gem and jade sale; 19. Myanmar-Canada volleyball friendly continues; 20. Shwesaryan Open Golf C’ship concludes; 21. ASEAN, China meet for drug control... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for boosting yield of edible oil crops" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to uplift health and fitness of the entire nation" (Page 7); "Cultivating a kind heart" (Page 10)... POEM: "Worthy of choice" ("Not interfering in others’ internal affairs...")
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 August 2004
Date of publication: 16 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Agriculture being boosted on account of adequate supply of irrigation water; 2. Prime Minister hoists Shwehtidaw atop Shweyaungdaw Pagoda in ancient Beikthanoe City; 3. Prime Minister inspects all-round renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda; 4. Tatmadaw families donate cash and kind to monasteries, nunneries; 5. Myanmar, Belgian doctors jointly perform cardiac operations; 6. Paddy transplanting contest held in Kyaukse; 7. Mid-Year Gem Empo in Oct; 8. New library, school building opened; 9. Ambassador U Kyi Thein accredited to Iran; 10. Pakistani delegation arrives; 11. Rave Myanmar Snooker Junior Championship on 16-22 Aug; 12. Dinner hosted to Canadian volleyball team... "PERSPECTIVES": "Regional development through cooperation between service personnel and people" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours for greening environments in arid zone of the nation" (Page 7); "Radio Free Asia—an objective observation" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 August 2004
Date of publication: 15 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to PRC President; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to PRC Vice-President; 3. PM General Khin Nyunt sends message of sympathy to PRC; 4. Prime Minister inspects development projects in Magway Division; 5. USDA Secretariat Member carries out rural development in Mandalay Division; 6. Medical Conference for nurses; 7. Special Appellate Bench hears special appeal cases; 8. Training course concludes; 9. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe attends opening of Youth Education Training Camp; 10. Open Golf C'ship of Myanmar Golf Tour 2004 continues; 11. Table-tennis Tournament opens... "PERSPECTIVES": "Help implement greening projects" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to quench the thirst of rural people" (Page 7); "The CIA's prisoners" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 August 2004
Date of publication: 14 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends congratulations to Singaporean counterpart; 2. Nation to be transformed into a modern one through systematic combination of human and natural resources - Kyimyindine BEHS-2 facilitated with multimedia classrooms; 3. Supervisory Committee for Utilization of Power and Fuel Chairman inspects coal-fired power plant project in Pinlaung; 4. Industry-1 Minister meets entrepreneurs at Mandalay Industrial Zone; 5. Construction of Fish Garden inspected in Kandawgyi; 6. Ways for ensuring secure & smooth transport sought; 7. Work proficiency course concludes; 8. Coordination meeting of NCC Work Committee, Panel of Chairmen held; 9. Meeting discusses preparations for National Convention during adjournment; 10. Minister U Win Aung sends congratulations to Singaporean FM; 11. Nine Precepts to be administered 15 Aug; 12. Goodwill volleyball matches to be held; 13. Open Golf C'ship of Myanmar Golf Tour 2004 continues; 14. MWAF Working Committee meets; 15. Myanmar girls stranded in Thailand sent back; 16. Stimulant tablets seized... "PERSPECTIVES": "ASEAN solidarity through Myanmar- Cambodia cooperation" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "For whom the US imposes sanctions on Myanmar garment and shoe exports?" (Page 10); "Rail links strengthening friendship among national brethren and forging Union Spirit" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 August 2004
Date of publication: 13 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. General Khin Nyunt affirms Myanmar’s commitment to work together with Cambodia for regional prosperity, progress, ASEAN solidarity, firmness - Cambodia firmly supports equal participation of all ASEAN nations in Asia-Europe Meeting; 2. Myanmar, Cambodia share cultural, religious identity throughout history; 3. Minister inspects unloading of frames at Sule Wharf; 4. Entrance examination to training courses for tourist guides to be held on 15 Aug; 5. Open Golf C’ship of Myanmar Golf Tour 2004 opened; 6. Talks on MWAF held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar and Laos to promote friendship and cooperation" (Page 2) ... POEM: "Goodwill all along Mekong" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Those who daren’t show their face" — 57 (on the AAPP[B] (Page 7); "Cementing ties of friendship, cooperation" (relations with Vietnam).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 August 2004
Date of publication: 12 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Efforts to be made actively through bilateral cooperation between two countries and within ASEAN framework for regional peace, stability, prosperity - Myanmar, Laos ready to cooperate in regional, international issues; 2. PM General Khin Nyunt pays courtesy call on Laotian President - Myanmar and Laos friendly with each other like relatives - Two nations to continue to cooperate with mutual support, help in regional and international affairs; 3. Myanmar and Lao PDR maintain fraternal relations with mutual respects like brothers; 4. Use of compressed natural gas demonstrated; 5. Recycled bio gas electric power station opens in Baingda Village in Nyaunglebin; 6. Chauk oil field, Sale fertilizer plant inspected; 7. Those who participated in public welfare activities honoured; 8. Seminar on safety of vessels held; 9. Computer programming & web development contests to be held; 10. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 11. MWEA delegation leaves for Brunei Darussalam; 12. Boxing tourney concludes; 13. 97,000 stimulant tablets seized in Lashio... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prime Minister’s visit to promote Myanmar-Vietnam friendship" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "People in close proximity" (about the National Convention) (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 August 2004
Date of publication: 11 August 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skills in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; 2. PM thanks all ASEAN nations including Vietnam for understanding Myanmar’s developments - Vietnam supports Myanmar’s participation in Asia-Europe Summit - PM General Khin Nyunt meets Vietnamese counterpart Mr Phan Van Khai; 3. PM meets National Assembly Chairman of Vietnam; 4. Minister receives Japanese Ambassador; 5. PM General Khin Nyunt calls on General Secretary of Vietnamese Communist Party; 6. UMFCCI official leaves for Vietnam; 7. PRC presents Audi saloons; 8. MWVO Central Organizing Committee meets; 9. Bago Division concludes ploughing season for 2004-2005; 10. NCCMC Chairman Maj-Gen Lun Maung visits NC delegates undergoing medical treatment; 11. Upgrading of Kandawgyi and Zoo coordinated; 12. State’s seven-point policy programme clarified; 13. Yangon City Upgrading Project under way; 14. TV retransmission station launched... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development, increased production of agriculture sector" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets Chairman Mr Nguyen Van An of the National Assembly of SRV" (Page 16); "Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt pays working visit to Socialist Republic of Vietnam" (photos).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 August 2004
Date of publication: 10 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sees off General Khin Nyunt Prime Minister to visit Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia; 2. Without losing sight of public interests, the State always fulfills the requirements - Government has provided assistance to national entrepreneurs and laid emphasis on cultivation of oil palm; 3. F&R Deputy Minister inspects MEB (Pazundaung Branch) construction; 4. Malaria Clinical Management Meeting opened; 5. Talks on Bio-Medical Ethics on 14 Aug; 6. Sangha Nayaka and Vinaya courses opened; 7. Minister receives guests from Singapore and PRC... "PERSPECTIVES": "Train youths to be outstanding intellectuals and intelligentsia" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Enabling locals to pursue higher education in own regions" (Page 7); "TB, a leading killer of women"; "Ornithological Survey on northern parts of Yangon" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)Ornithological
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 August 2004
Date of publication: 09 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Singapore; 2. PM General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Singapore; 3. PM inspects progress in construction of religious buildings in Bago - Waso robes offering ceremony held at Kyakhatwaing Monastery; 4. Prime Minster attends merit-sharing ceremony of Sein Yadana Sankyaungdaw of Shweminwun Sasana Yeiktha; 5. Waso robes offering ceremony of State Peace and Development Council Office held; 6. Stakes driven to build Gandakuti Building for Ancient Buddha Image at Kyaunggyi Monastery in Kyimyindine Township; 7. FM U Win Aung sends felicitations to Singapore; 8. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 9. Information Minister tours Bago District; 10. Dry Day inspection teams supervised; 11. Mid-Year Gem Empo in Oct; 12. Cash and kind donated to Myawady TV; 13. Shwesaryan Open Golf Championship to be held... "PERSPECTIVES": "For perpetual existence of the Union" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Communication facilities built for the people" (Page 7); "Extend transport network for development of border areas" —2 (Page 10)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 August 2004
Date of publication: 08 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend fifth Waso robes offering ceremony of Tatmadaw families at Five Nikaya Pitakat Thonbon Monastery; 2. PM attends ceremony to honour Professor Dr Ashin Paññajota; 3. Prime Minister hands over two ancient Buddha images Ministry of Culture; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Thai Minister; 5. Myanmar, Thailand sign energy contracts, MoU; 6. Sanitation tasks carried out in Yangon; 7. National policy lectured; 8. Article, essay and poster competitions to mark International Literacy Day and UN Literacy Decade 14, 22 Aug; 9. Win Hlaing, Khin Soe Htay secure first prize each in cycling race; 10. ASEAN Food Festival held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost yield of crops through effective use of irrigation facilities" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to supply electricity" (Page 7); "A historical milestone leading the nation to a new age"—7 (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 August 2004
Date of publication: 07 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM discusses development of gem business - Two gem stones of prime quality handed over to State; 2. Government exerting efforts to ensure equitable development of States/Divisions and improvement of living standard of national people - Prime Minister inspects regional development projects, meets departmental personnel; 3. PM General Khin Nyunt to pay working visits to SRV, LPDR, Cambodia; 4. Deputy Foreign Minister signs Book of Condolences for late Philippine Senate President and FM; 5. Secretary-1 inspects functions of Fair Sun Co Ltd in Shwepyitha Industrial Zone (3); 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Pyapon Township - Pyapon Basic Education High School No 2 gets new school building; 7. Preventing loss of State, private property in waterway accidents; 8. K 10m donated to relief of flood victims in Kachin State; 9. Agri, livestock breeding tasks inspected; 10. Oil fields in Magway Division inspected; 11. Co-ord meeting between National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee held; 12. MMCWA President on tour; 13. Beach football matches held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Equitable rural area development through concerted efforts" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "A historical milestone leading the nation to a new age — 6" (Page 10)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 August 2004
Date of publication: 06 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Establish reserved forests, conserve protected public forests for better climate; 2. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects regional development in Ayeyawady Division - Steps being taken to establish agri, livestock infrastructures ; 3. Commander inspects development of Kyauktan Township; 4. PBANRDA Minister tours Nyaungdon, Pantanaw, Maubin; 5. Gem mining permits to be issued in August; 6. Journalism trainees visit Myanma Alin; 7. Mines Minister receives guest; 8. SURA terrorist insurgents murder five innocent farmers in Namhsan Township; 9. Talks on Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation held; 10. Priority to be paid to cyclists; 11. Drug dealer jailed... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for main pillar of national economy" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Endeavours to uplift the living standard of rural people"; "Those who daren't show their face — 56" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: 1.7MB
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 August 2004
Date of publication: 05 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Government working with sincerity, integrity for prosperity, progress of nation, people - Especially enhances momentum of cooperation with neighbouring countries - Much remain for Govt to do hand in hand with people; 2. Prime Minister observes Nanmyint tower project, Arimaddanapura Palace rebuilding project in Bagan - Regional development projects of Govt help local people enjoy fruitful results of betterment in transport, agricultural, economic, education and health sectors; 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects Panmawady Bridge (Myinkaseik) Project; 4. Measurers for averting possible accident of vessels coordinated; 5. Paddy cultivated to mark 2004 International Rice Year; 6. Minister receives guest; 7. Compilation of historical facts on four periods coordinated; 8. US$ 4.2m grant agreement signed for fighting TB component; 9. ‘Soon’ offered to 1,000 members of the Sangha to mark 56th birthday of Myainggyingu Sayadaw; 10. Educative talks on health; 11. Breastfeeding Week launched... "PERSPECTIVES": "For successful realization of breastfeeding project" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Developing China-Myanmar fraternal relations" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 August 2004
Date of publication: 04 August 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prevention against recruitment of minors discussed - Existing laws forbid minors from joining military service; 2. Development projects in Ayeyawady Division inspected; 3. Ayeyawady Div to cultivate monsoon paddy on 3.5m acres, summer paddy 1.6m acres -- Contributes to one-fourth of nation’s total paddy production; 4. Minister inspects training school, nursery school, development centre; 5. Minister Brig-Gen Thein Aung tours Kayah State; 6. New concrete lanes in Bayintnaung Brokerage Area put into service; 7. Prevention against dengue haemorrhagic fever inspected; 8. Leading Committee for Organizing ‘Nutrition Development Week 2004’ meets; 9. Myanmar delegation arrives back from India - Agreement signed to extend US$ 56.358m loan to Myanmar; 10. Myanmar, Daewoo discuss implementation of LNG Project; 11. Miss ASEAN Myanmar Contest to be held; 12. Soccer Tourney concludes; 13. Myanmar Golf Open Championship to be held... "PERPECTIVES": "Let’s unitedly work towards our national goal" (Page 2) ... FEATURES: "Bridges built across the country"; "High-yield Shweyinaye paddy strain — 1" (Page 10)... POEMS: "Myanmar works for region’s benefit"; "Sakya Muni Image on Lantau Island".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 August 2004
Date of publication: 03 August 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM addresses closing of Special Refresher Course 5 for faculty members; 2. Well-nurtured students can look forward to their bright future and prosperous nation; 3. Minister inspects fish breeding stations in Pantanaw; 4. Rural development tasks inspected; 5. Training for Human Resource Development opened; 6. Myanmar delegation leaves for Brunei; 7. MMCWA observes ‘World Breastfeeding Week 2004’... "PERSPECTIVES": "BIMST-EC for regional progress and prosperity" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Developing border towns" (Page 7) "High-Yield Shweyinaye paddy strain—1" (Page 10)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2,2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 August 2004
Date of publication: 02 August 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Myanmar stands ready to work closely with two new members in oder to achieve desired goal -- Achievement made so far in energy sector has been through cooperation and coordination among BIMST-EC countries - GENERAL KHIN NYUNT ADDRESSES FIRST BIMST-EC SUMMIT; 2. PM General Khin Nyunt attends Retreat of Govt of BIMSTEC member countries; 3. Thai FM calls on General Khin Nyunt; 4. FMs of BIMST-EC countires attend working luncheon & coordination meeting; 5. PM General Khin Nyunt attends opening of Natlan passage and steel door at Mahazeya Atula Marazein Buddha Image; 6. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends Waso robes offering ceremony at Tipitaka Maha Gandayon Monastery in Kaba Aye; 7. Waso robes offered; 8. Prime Minister inspects upgrading of Yangon Kandawgyi Gardens; 9. Serious attention paid to agricultural development - Secretary-2 attends completion of paddy cultivation for 2004-2005 in Yangon Division, direct seeding competition; 10. Breastfeeding Week commences Prizes for Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Home Delivery presented; 11. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 12. Course for basketball referees concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strengthening relationship between Myanmar and Thailand" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "A milestone in Myanmar's dental medical field" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: 1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 August 2004
Date of publication: 01 August 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt on his return from Thailand; 2. General Khin Nyunt arrives Bangkok to attend 1st BIMSTEC Summit; 3. PM General Khin Nyunt meets Thai counterpart; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt, heads of government of BIMST-EC member countries call on King of Thailand; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends dinner hosted by Thai Prime Minister and wife; 6. Secretary-2 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends Waso robes offering ceremony of Camp Commandant's Office; 7. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends first Waso robes offering ceremony of Pathadikayon Sarthintaik; 8. Waso robes offered to Shwephonepwint Pagoda; 9. Devotees throng pagodas on Waso Fullmoon Day; 10.Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects progress of Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine) Project; 11.Minister inspects maintenance of Nyaungdon Bridge; 12. Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation tasks in Yangon City; 13. Kengzen Kenko products introduced... "PERESPECTIVES": "Dutiful citizens — the strength and power of the nation" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "For Human Resource Development Nationwide" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 August 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 July 2004
Date of publication: 31 July 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt on his departure for Thailand; 2. Investment required to set up new nation; 3. Lt-Gen Maung Bo fulfils requirements of southern Ye region in Mon State; 4. Agricultural and transport works inspected; 5. USDA Secretariat Member carries out public welfare tasks in Monywa, Salingyi; 6. Effective Negotiation Skills Course concludes; 7. Vessels warned to follow safety instructions; 8. Cash and kind donated... "PERSPECTIVES": "Noble Dhammacakka Day" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Hepatitis infections and Medical Research: a new cure to be available soon" (Page 10)... POEM: "Myanmar-China in like manner"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 July 2004
Date of publication: 30 July 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to PRC President; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Moroccan King; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to Chinese Vice-President; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of sympathy to PRC counterpart; 5. Regional development undertakings in Mandalay Division inspected; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint looks into building of transport facilities in Mandalay Div; 7. New Air Line to be launched; 8. Regional HRD programmes to be introduced nationwide; 9. Commander attends opening of direct paddy seeding competition; 10. USDA Secretariat member tours Sagaing Division; 11. Patient with locked jaws successfully operated in Myanmar; 12. Some towns on Ayeyawady face floods; 13. Waterways for vessels at Nawaday Bridge changed; 14. Myanmar Gazette; 15. Dhammacakka Pavattana Sutta recitation ceremony held; 16. Information Ministry holds Waso robe-offering ceremony; 17. Blood donors invited; 18. Malaysian guest leaves; 19. Indo-Myanmar Joint Task Force meets; 20. Talks on MWAF held; 21. ASEAN Food Festival to be held; 22. UMFCCI golf tourney held; 23. Latest entry date for cycling race... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build straight and strong pillar of judiciary" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Irrigation facilities that benefit the people"; "The efficiency of Myanmar womenfolk" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 July 2004
Date of publication: 29 July 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Nepal; 2. PM meets judges, law officers, attorneys -- The main goal of judiciary is to search for and find the truth and thereby help to alleviate any harm that people may have suffered; 3. Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to Nepal; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt to attend BIMST-EC Summit in Thailand; 5. Prime Minister receives Malaysian Health Minister; 6. Bangladeshi Minister leaves; 7. Water, land, forest, climate basic resources of a nation Taungyay Dam in Kyaukpadaung Township inaugurated; 8. Hydel power projects inspected; 9. Measures co-ordinated for organizing Paper Reading Session; 10. National Civil Aviation Security Committee meets; 11. Ayeyawady Division to distribute 2.5 million fingerlings for fish-plus-paddy cultivation; 12. Talks on MWAF held; 13. Cash assistance for needy students; 14. ISD Karatedo C'ship ends... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for realization of seven-point policy programme" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "The efficiency of Myanmar womenfolk" (Page 7); "Community welfare activities carried out in Sagaing Division" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 July 2004
Date of publication: 28 July 2004
Description/subject: "Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives former-Secretary-General of ASEAN; 2. PM receives Bangladeshi Commerce Minister; 3. Secretary-2 meets departmental officials in Kachin State -- Flood-hit areas inspected and victims' requirements fulfilled; 4. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects Bala Min Htin Bridge, prevention of erosion of river banks in Kachin State; 5. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects progress of educational, agricultural sectors in Mon State -- Utilization of high-yield paddy strains & fertilizers stressed for boosting output; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo pays homage to abbots of all ganas in Bilin; 7. Rubber export business clarified; 8. Commander, Mayor inspect tarring of roads and pavements; 9. Trainees of Journalism Course visit MRTV; 10. Mid-year Gem Emporium to be held; 11. Malaysian Health Minister visits Traditional Medicine Hospital; 12. Minister arrives back from Thailand; 13. Minister for Rail Transportation leaves for India; 14. Minister receives guests; 15. Waso robes offered; 16. Energy staff families offer ' to monks; 17. PBANRDA Minister attends Waso robes offering ceremony; 18. Waso robes offered to member of Sangha; 19. Talks on MWAF held; 20. FIBA-ASIA Referees' Clinic 2004 opened... "PERSPECTIVES": "Development of national economy through increased yield of paddy & other crops" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "To uplift health and education standard of the entire nation" (Page 7); "Those who daren’t show their face — 55" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 July 2004
Date of publication: 27 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. General Khin Nyunt receives officials of Fritz Werner Industries (Germany); 2. PM calls for constant contact, coordination between Myanmar and PRC officials for speedy implementation of agreements; 3. State places emphasis on maintenance, preservation of forests to ensure balanced climate; 4. Highly-qualified human resources necessary for emergence of peaceful, modern developed nation - Multimedia teaching centres opened in Theinzayat, Hpa-an, Hlaingbwe; 5. First Session of Myanmar-Bangladesh Joint Commission on Trade held; 6. Agreement on joint exploration of copper and other minerals signed; 7. Myanmar, Malaysia enhancing cooperation in health sector; 8. Labour Minister meets ex-ASEAN Secretary-General; 9. Myanmar-Bangladesh technical agreement (Protocol) signed; 10. 9th ISD Karatedo Tournament commences; 11. Myanmar Golf Tour 2004 to be held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards speedy emergence of special industrial park" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "All-round development throughout the nation" (Page 7); "Extended transport facilities for further development of border areas" (Page 10) ... POEM: "Want Mother to see" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 July 2004
Date of publication: 26 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of school buildings at BEPSs in Thingangyun Township; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends seventh Waso robes offering ceremony of Bangladesh Monastery; 3. Waso robes offered; 4. Waso robes offering ceremonies held; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects progress of Parami Overpass; 6. Stakes driven for building station hospital in Budalin; 7. Development works inspected 8. Measures for ensuring smooth & secure transport co-ordinated 9. Sanitation tasks inspected; 10. Rice intensification system boosts output; 11. Exam results to be broadcast for remote areas; 12. Matriculation exam results announced; 13. Delegation arrives back; 14. Tourism seminar held; 15. Minister presents trophy to ward football team; 16. Basketball C'ship ends; 17. Health educative talks for women given... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain roads and bridges for posterity" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Roads and bridges built for rural and border areas development" (Page 7); "A historcial milestone leading the nation to a new age — 5" (Page 10); "Myanmar Swimming Federation working hard to romp away" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 July 2004
Date of publication: 25 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of school buildings at BEPSs in Thingangyun Township; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends seventh Waso robes offering ceremony of Bangladesh Monastery; Waso robes offering ceremonies held; Waso robes offered; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects progress of Parami Overpass; Development works inspected; Sanitation tasks inspected; Matriculation exam results announced; Stakes driven for building station hospital in Budalin; Measures for ensuring smooth & secure transport co-ordinated; Rice intensification system boosts output; Exam results to be broadcast for remote areas; Delegation arrives back; Tourism seminar held; Minister presents trophy to ward football team; Basketball C'ship ends; Health educative talks for women given ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promoting economic and border area development Cooperation between Myanmar and PRC" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Panhsaung village becomes a town" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 July 2004
Date of publication: 24 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Implementation of Sino-Myanmar agreements co-ordinated - Border has always been kept as a peaceful one contributing much towards bilateral economic developments and uplift of socio-economic lives of local people; 2. Prime Minister receives UN officials; 3. Industry-1 Minister receives guests; 4. FM leaves for India; 5. Laotian Deputy FM leaves; 6. NCC Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee meet; 7. Convenience of export/import co-ordinated; 8. Locomotives, machinery to be produced by entrepreneurs for MR; 9. NEC special task force meets; 10. Myanmar ASEAN Women's Friendship Association meets; 11. Healthcare services in Thongwa, Kayan inspected; 12. Stimulant pills seized in Laukkai... "PERSPECTIVES": "From Paukphaw friendship to fraternal relations between Myanmar and China" (Page 2)... FEATURE: " "Pannandin shining like the pole star in northernmost Myanmar — 2" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 july 2004
Date of publication: 23 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Egypt; 2. PM tours Shenzhen, Hong Kong Further cooperation in hi-tech, industrial sector discussed; 3. Fruitful results of PM’s visit to China; 4. PM sends congratulations to Cambodian PM; 5. PM receives members of House of Representatives of Japan; 6. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Laotian Deputy FM; 7. FM sends congratulations to Cambodian counterpart; 8. Myanmar-Lao border authorities meet; 9. Minister meets hoteliers; 10. Continuous torrential rains cause floods in Myitkyina; 11. National Basketball C'ship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sino-Myanmar ties further strengthened" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Pannandin shining like the pole star in northernmost Myanmar — 1" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 July 2004
Date of publication: 22 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM General Khin Nyunt visits Shanghai Tours Pudong Industrial Zone, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Centre; 2. Implementation of e-Government clarified; 3. Upgrading of Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo co-ordinated; 4. Regional development tasks in Yangon North District; 5. Paddy transplanting contest in Taunggyi; 6. Cash donated to needy patients; 7. Laotian Deputy FM calls on Minister U Win Aung; 8. Workshop on China-ASEAN Expo-2004; 9. Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand; 10. Seminar on Globalization held; 11. Soccer tournament opened; 12. Cycling race on 7 August; 13. National Basketball C'ship continues; 14. Talks on MWAF given... "PERSPECTIVES": " Towards stronger Sino-Myanmar friendship and economic cooperation" (Page 2)... FEATURES: Agreements signed between the Union of Myanmar and the People's Republic of China (Page 6); "The opium problem: started by colonialists, but being put an end to it by developing countries" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 April 2004
Date of publication: 21 July 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Belgium; * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and Hubei Province Governor discuss economic cooperation prospects between Myanmar and Hubei Province, especially in hydel power projects based on mutual interest; * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Japanese delegation; * Secretary-1 addresses coord meeting on industrial development; * Letyetsan village in Thanlyin Township gets new school building; * Cash donation ceremony to be held; * Those who assisted on Myanmar Women’s Day honoured; * National Basketball C’ship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards bilateral cooperation between China and Myanmar" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "A historical milestone leading the nation to a new age°—°4" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 July 2004
Date of publication: 20 July 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: China will never interfere in Myanmar’s internal affairs - General Khin Nyunt calls on PRC President Hu Jintao; Prime Minister, NPC Chairman discuss strengthening of bilateral friendship; Prime Minister holds talks with Mr Luo Gan on drug elimination; Prime Minister observes functions of Zhongguancun Science Park; Prime Minister meets staffs of Myanmar embassy, military attaché’s office, and scholars in Beijing; Vietnamese delegation leaves; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe present two Jade Buddha Images conveyed from Myanmar, pay homage to Tooth Relic; 57th Anniversary Arzani Day observed; Agricultural undertakings inspected in Lashio Township; Malaria, DHF prevention in Dawbon; National Basketball Championship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prime Minister’s PRC visit—a shot in the arm for mutual friendship and cooperation" (Page 2)... FEATURE: Members of families pay tribute to fallen Arzanis.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 July 2004
Date of publication: 19 July 2004
Description/subject: Since, for some reason, the facsimile version for 19 July is more than 11MB, the main URL given is to the news-only version, with the 11MB one given as Alternate URL... "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing welcome back Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe; 2. Prime Ministers discuss mutual interest matters; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe arrive in Beijing on official visit to China; 4. Health Minister arrives back from World AIDS Conference; 5. Myanmar delegation attends World AIDS Conference; 6. F&R Minister tours Sagaing Division; 7. Commander, Home Affairs Minister on tour of Shan State (North); 8. Foundation laid for construction of Mt Popa Tower in Kandawgyi Gardens; 9. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells 10. K 2.95m donated for tree planting at Shwedagon; 11. National Basketball Championship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Uplift national prestige and integrity" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Communication facilities serving the interests of the people" (Page 7); "Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe pay official visit to the People’s Republic of China"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (11.4MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-07-19.pdf
Date of entry/update: 19 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 July 2004
Date of publication: 18 July 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Secretary-1 inspects Hlaingthaya Industrial Zone; 2. Secretary-2 inspects factories, workshops under supervision of MWVO in Shwepyitha Industrial Zone; 3. Visiting Chief of Army of Malaysia General Dato' Seri Mohd Azumi bin Mohamed concludes visit; 4. Vietnamese delegation calls on Minister for SWRR; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint tours Mingin, Kani townships in Sagaing Division; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development of health, education, construction in Monywa; 7. Minister for PBANRDA attends closing ceremony of training courses; 8. Minister tours Mandalay, Nawnghkio, Kyaukme, Hsipaw, Lashio; 9. Commander, Industry-2 Minister meet officials of Monywa Industrial Zone; 10. Commander inspects paddy cultivation in Taikkyi Township; 11. Commander tours Hmawby, Taikkyi townships; 12. Plenary Meeting of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee ends; 13. MWAF Vice-Prisident meets Vietnamese delegation; 14. ISD Karatedo Tourney on 26-28 July; 15. Chess Tournament concludes; 16. National Basketball C'ship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Better lives through better transportation" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Irrigation facilities that benefit rural areasa and the whole nation" (Page 7) "A historical milestone leading the nation to a new age - Pt. 3 (Page 11)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 July 2004
Date of publication: 17 July 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends congratulations to Egyptian Prime Minister; 2. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Vietnamese delegation ; 3. All citizens to take part in tasks by doing their bit to build up genuine democracy-flourishing nation; Secretary-1 attends opening of multimedia classrooms of No 3 BEHS in Kamayut Township; 4. Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends opening of sports ground in Maha Aungmyay, archway of sports grounds and gymnasium in Kyaukse; 5. Minister inspects roads and bridges; 6. Measures for organizing 12th Myanma Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions coordinated; 7. Coffee growers hold coord meeting; 8. Over 2m acres of monsoon paddy cultivated in Ayeyawady Division; 9. Plenary Meeting of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee held; 10. Waso robes offered at Botahtaung Pagoda; 11. Minister for Foreign Affairs sends congratulations to Egyptian counterpart; 12. Delegation calls on UMFCCI officials; 13. SRV delegation calls on Deputy Minister; 14. Minister receives delegation; 15. Facts about Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation explained... "PERSPECTIVES": "For turning out highly qualified intellectuals and intelligentsia" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Booming border towns in the country" (Page 7); "Myanmar Native Orchid" (Page 10)... SLOGAN: "Emergence of the State Constitution is the duty of all citizens of Myanmar Naing-Ngan"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 July 2004
Date of publication: 16 July 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to India; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Bangladesh; 3. Chief of Army of Malaysian Armed Forces calls on Vice-Senior General Maung Aye; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San host dinner to visiting Chief of Army of Malaysian Armed Forces and wife; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of sympathy to India; 6. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of sympathy to Bangladesh; 7. Malaysian Chief of Army and wife arrive; 8. Vietnamese delegation calls on Director-General of Myanmar Police Force; 9. Kyaunggon Village post-primary school building, BEHS multimedia classrooms opened in Htantabin; 10. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects bran oil mills, rice reprocessing plant; 11. Regional development measures inspected Sagaing Division; 12. Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends opening of North Yama Creek Bridge in Sagaing Division; 13. School Textbooks Printing and Distribution Committee meets; 14. Books donated to various ministries; 15. Books donated to libraries of IPRD; 16. NC delegate U Aung Hkam Hti donates K 1 m to Military Hospital; 17. Talks on MWAF held; 18. MWAF counselling course concludes; 19. Heroin seized in Ye Township, further action being taken... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build the nation under the correct leadership of the Government" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "To fulfil electricity needs of rural people" (Page 7); "A historical milestone leading the nation to a new age—2" (Page 10)... SLOGAN: "Emergence of the State Constitution is the duty of all citizens of Myanmar Naing-Ngan".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 July 2004
Date of publication: 15 July 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Secretary-1 tours Kehsi, Mongkai, Namhsan, Hsihseng, Taunggyi, Nyaungshwe in Shan State (South); 2. Cash donated for building monasteries in India; 3. Waso robes offered to monks; 4. Minister inspects training schools; 5. Minister inspects Kanbawzathadi Palace; 6. Vietnamese delegation arrives; 7. Artistes who entertained NC delegates honoured; 8. ISD basketball tourney ends; 9. Talks on MWAF held at Auditor-General's Office; 10. Heroin and stimulant tablets seized... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar actively participating in work programme on population" (Page 2)...FEATURE: "The Rights of the Child that every mother should know" (Page 10);" Endeavours for agricultural development throughout the country" (Page 7); "Developing rural areas of prospering Myanmar" (Page 11)... SLOGAN: "Emergence of the State Constitution is the duty of all citizens of Myanmar Naing-Ngan".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 July 2004
Date of publication: 14 July 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to France; 2. Government will put forward nation-building tasks in accord with national aims in the interest of nation and people - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win meets officials in Lashio; 3. Cash donation presentation ceremony for building of Yantaingaung Pagoda in Lashio; 4. Waso-robe offering ceremony of Thaton Association (Ygn) to be held; 5. NCCMC Chairman Maj-Gen Lun Maung visits delegates receiving medical treatment; 6. Anyakatin Bridge opened in Saw Township, Magway Division; 7. Film Projecting Course concludes; 8. Commander inspects agricultural undertakings, regional development tasks in Yangon South District; 9. 37th Meeting of ASEAN Coordination Committee on Services concludes; 10. Officials leave for Singapore; 11. Thai delegation calls on UMFCCI officials; 12. Talks on salient points of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation held; 13. Talks on MWAF held at Ministry of Energy; 14. Announcement for Internet users; 15. Chess Tournament opens; 16. Opium, stimulant tablets seized in Muse... "PERSPECTIVES": "Kyaukhtu airport for regional development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "For better transportation in border and rural areas" (Page 7); "Healthy eating and lifestyle" (Page 10)... SLOGAN: "Emergence of the State Constitution is the duty of all citizens of Myanmar Naing-Ngan".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 July 2004
Date of publication: 13 July 2004
Description/subject: For some reason, today's facsimile version required a password. Not even the Myanmar Mission, Geneva, was able to get it. So here is the text-only version... * Secretary-1 inspects development tasks in Shan State (North); * 2004 World Population Day observed in Yangon; * School buildings of BEPSs in Yangon South District opened; * Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan addresses opening of Journalism Course; * No 2 Farming Equipment Manufacturing Factory inspected; * Broiler Breeding Course No 2 opened; * Myanmar denies reports that listening device found at Indonesian Ambassador’s office; * Mayor receives Chinese Delegates; * Workshop on Juvenile Justice and Child Protection held * Meeting of ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Services continues; * Talks on Myanmar Women’s Affaris Federation given; * Drugs dealer sentenced.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 14 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 July 2004
Date of publication: 12 July 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanan ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing see off Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe on their departure for PRC; 2. Most of infrastructures needed for development have been built all parts of the nation in short time Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win tours Shan State (North); 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends opening ceremony of multi-media teaching rooms in Kyaukhtu BEHS; 4. Construction of Meiktila-Mandalay highway, Mandalay Zaygyo Shopping & Condominium inspected; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours townships in Ayeyawady Division; 6. Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles checked on Dry Day; 7. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 8. Lt-Gen Thein Sein cordially meets delegates prior to their departure for home at adjournment of National Convention; 9. Meeting of ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Services continues; 10. Press briefing on CAFEO-22 held; 11. Officer leaves for Thailand; 12. Myanmar - Japan Traditional Boxing... "PERSPECTIVES": "Participate in efforts for emergence of a modern, developed nation" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Endeavours to uplift the education standard of the entire nation" ... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Subscribe: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 July 2004
Date of publication: 11 July 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanan ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Mongolia; Prime Minister inspects construction of Nationalities Youth Resource Development Degree College (Yangon), National Race Village; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives guests from USA; New building for BEPS, hospital opened in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township; Lt-Gen Thein Sein cordially meets delegates prior to their departure for home at adjournment of National Convention; Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends opening of Kyaukhtu Airport in Magway Division; Commander, Minister attends ceremonies to hand over new school buildings; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Myanaung and Laymyathna in Ayeyawady Division; Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation tasks in Yangon City; Health Minister leaves for Bangkok; Meeting of ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Services held; Facts about MWAF lectured at Ministry of Commerce... "PERSPECTIVES": "Regional development through united and collective efforts" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Water supply tasks carried out for rural development"; "A milestone leading the nation to a new age—1" (Page 10) ... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 July 2004
Date of publication: 10 July 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanan ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Austrian Ambassador; 2. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Moroccan Ambassador; 3. Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulations to Federal President of Austria; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects advanced construction projects in Yangon City; 5. National Convention adjourned with address by NCCC Chairman State Peace and Development Council Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein; 6. Delegates of Other Invited Persons submit proposal to Plenary Session of National Convention; 7. Film artistes entertain National Convention delegates 8. Tatmadaw Government striving for emergence of discipline-flourishing modern and developed nation - General Thura Shwe Mann inspects Thaphanseik Multi-purpose Dam; 9. General Thura Shwe Mann meets departmental officials for development of Kachin State's agricultural sector; 10. F&R Minister inspects vessels; 11. Entries invited to Noma Concours for Book Illustrations Contest; 12. Distribution of Korean goods discussed; 13. Talks on Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take part in nation-building tasks" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "National Convention adjourned with address by NCCC Chairman Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein" (Page 16)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 July 2004
Date of publication: 09 July 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanan ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends condolence to Austria; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife to pay official visit to PRC; 3. General Thura Shwe Mann inspects development of Mohnyin, Phakant, Tanai Townships; 4. Measures for supplying cultivation water to Meiktila plain co-ordinated; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction, agriculture in Ayeyawady Division; 6. Myanmar Gazette; 7. Delegate group of State service personnel continues reading proposal to Plenary Session of National Convention; 8. Scholars from US observe Plenary Session of National Convention; 9. Film entertainment for NC delegates; 10. Yangon Command Commander’s Shield Football Tourney concludes; 11. Talks on Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make collective efforts for development of the Union" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Rural housing projects for better living" ... POEM: "To love or to do harm" (Page 2)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 July 2004
Date of publication: 08 July 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanan ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project, development of Pyawbwe, Meiktila; 2. General Thura Shwe Mann tours Putao, Machanbaw; 3. Delegate group of State service personnel submits proposal to Plenary Session of National Convention; 4. Film entertainment for National Convention delegates at Nyaunghnapin Camp; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects agriculture, livestock breeding in Ayeyawady Division; 6. Seven Myanmar students awarded Petronas scholarships; 7. Tree Planting Ceremony for greening of Bago Yoma held; 8. Commander inspects development tasks; 9. Nursery Market Festival continues; 10. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 11. Drug dealers sentenced... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards successful realization of five rural development tasks" (Page 2) ... FEATURE: "To make collective efforts for rural water supply" (Page 6)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 July 2004
Date of publication: 07 July 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanan ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Head of State Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King of Nepal; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Japanese Defence Attaches; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Information Industry Deputy Minister of PRC; 4. Robin Family Get-together held; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt tours Yamethin, Tatkon and Pyinmana; 6. Commander, Mayor inspects Dengue Fever preventive activities in North Okkalapa Township; 7. Delegate group of intellectuals and intelligentsia continues reading proposal to Plenary Session of National Convention; 8. Cash and kind donated to hail National Convention; 9. Film entertainment to National Convention delegates; 10. Birthday of Shwe Yin Aye Sayadawgyi held; 11. Victorious football team honoured; 12. Health educative talks held; 13. Cash and kind donated to MMCWA... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive in concert for further development of the Union" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 July 2004
Date of publication: 06 July 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. New Central Women’s Hospital opened in Mandalay; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets officials in Madaya Township, inspects development tasks in Mandalay; 3. Minister inspects Hlainethaya Industrial Zone; 4. Gold, jewellery handed over to Ministry of Culture; 5. Tree planting ceremony held; 6. Cash donation ceremony held; 7. Delegate group of intellectuals and intelligentsia submits proposal to Plenary Session of National Convention; 8. National Convention Convening Management Committee meets; 9. “MRTV Modern Music Band” entertains NC delegates; 10. PRC delegation arrives; 11. Prizes presented to winners of ASEAN Radio Quiz; 12. Gems and jade sales of UMEHL to be held on 16-19 Aug; 13. Talk on facts about MWAF held ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture youths to be able to safeguard favourable political, economic and social environment" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "A visit to Ayeyawady Division enjoying all-round development" (Page 10) "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 July 2004
Date of publication: 05 July 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. University teachers and citizens should all join in to contribute their skills and expertise in whatever capacity and role to protect the State - General Khin Nyunt attends opening ceremony of Special Refresher Course No 2 for Faculty Members in PyinOoLwin; 2. Prime Minister attends opening of new school buildings in Madaya Township; 3. NC delegates take physical exercise, shops kept open; 4. Film entertainment to National Convention delegates; 5. Minister inspects Mone Creek multi-purpose dam project in Sedoktara; 6. Transport Minister inspects airport extension projects; 7. Commander inspects greening tasks of Yangon Port and its environs; 8. Commander inspects tax-free markets; 9. Kyauktan Township Maternal and Child Welfare Association gets new building; 10. Educative talks on women and cancer held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards development of the women sector" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Myanmar education in the golden age" (Page 11); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... POEM: "Mother" (Page 2)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 July 2004
Date of publication: 04 July 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Myanmar Women's Day (2004) observed; 2. Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise celebrates 34th anniversary; 3. Commander Maj-Gen Myint Swe, Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspect sanitation tasks in Yangon City; 4. International Day of Cooperatives observed; 5. Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back from Indonesia; 6. NC delegates visit Drug Elimination Museum, MRTV; 7. Film entertainment to National Convention delegates at Nyaunghnapin Camp; 8. Women athletes demonstrate sports skills in honour of Myanmar Women's Day; 9. Myanmar Women's Day observed in Yangon Division... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost agricultural production" (Page 2)... POEMS: "Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation" (Page 2); Myanmar’s spirit — Janakka (Page 11)... FEATURE: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 July 2004
Date of publication: 03 July 2004
Description/subject: "Cittam yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulations to President of FRG; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Belarus; 3. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Algeria; 4. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Turkey; 5. There are 51 e-learning centres, 143 Computer Training Centres, 49 e-Education Resource Centres based on Electronic Data Broadcasting System in the country - Prime Minister addresses opening of Special Refresher Course No 5 for Faculty Members; 6. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of Excel Treasure Tower; 7. Construction Minister inspects unloading of steel frames; 8. Entry Works Scrutinization Committee for enabling Myanmar to participate in 2004 Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustration meets; 9. The Government of the Union of Myanmar,Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No. 3/2004; 10. Wellwishers who contributed to successful operation on elderly eye-patients honoured; 11. Delegate group of workers submits proposal to Plenary Session of National Convention; 12. A-1 Soe Myint modern music troupe entertains NC delegates; 13. Minister for Foreign Affairs U Win Aung sends felicitations to Belarus; 14. Minister back from Philippines; 15. Jade and Gems Special Sales conclude; 16. Second Judo Competition for Japanese Cup 2004 held; 17. Opium refinery and paraphernalia exposed in Muse Township... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar women with high efficiency" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "MWAF, for the benefit of all Myanmar women" (Page 11); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... POEM: "MWAF"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 July 2004
Date of publication: 02 July 2004
Description/subject: "Cittam yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Peasant delegates group submits proposal to National Convention Plenary Session; 2. Traditional orchestra entertains NC delegates; 3. Roads and bridges inspected in Magway Division; 4. Annual Coordination meeting of Development Affairs Committees ends; 5. The Government of the Union of Myanmar; 6. Myanmar Gazette; 7. Minister for Mines views Jade and Gems Special Sales; 8. Jade and gems special sales continue; 9. Centenary birthday of Swedaw Sayadaw held; 10. New generation golf tournament held; 11. Heroin seized in Aungmyethazan... "PERSPECTIVES": "Bokpyin airport for social and economic development of Taninthayi Division" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Abundance of paddy will pile up certainly in Shan mountain ranges" (Page 8); Plenary Session of the National Convention held at Nyaunghnapin Camp... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention"; "The National Convention, the Voice of the People".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 July 2004
Date of publication: 01 July 2004
Description/subject: "Cittam yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Swedish Ambassador; 2. Coordination and combined efforts of farmers, private exporters, respective departments needed to boost exports - General Thura Shwe Mann attends coord meeting on extended cultivation of crops and boosting exports; 3. Delegates of National Races submit proposals to Plenary Session of National Convention; 4. Film entertainment to National Convention delegates; 5. Annual Co-ordination Meeting of Development Affairs Committees held; 6. Yangon Division to grow 1.2 million acres of monsoon paddy; 7. Symposium on arthritis; 8. Joint Committee on ASEAN Cooperation in Agriculture and Forest Products Promotion Scheme Meeting held; 9. WTO National Seminar on Notification, Obligation and Proceduers held; 10. Task Force on Tourism Manpower Development Meeting held; 11. ASEAN tourism meetings held in Taunggyi; 12. Special sales of jades and gems continue... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make concerted efforts for rural and urban development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "To march towards genuine democratic nation in unity" (Page 10); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention"; "The National Convention, the Voice of the People".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 June 2004
Date of publication: 30 June 2004
Description/subject: "Cittam yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Development of townships including urban as well as rural areas most essential requirement for development of entire Union - Prime Minister attends Annual Coordination Meeting of Development Affairs Committees; 2. Prime Minister inspects Yangon Airport extension project; 3. National race delegates group presents proposals to NC Plenary Meeting Foreign military attaches observe National Convention proceedings; 4. Foreign military attaches visit Plenary Session of National Convention; 5. Hospital equipment donated to Yangon General Hospital; 6. Central Executive Committee of MWJA meets; 7. Cash donated for storm victims of Rakhine State; 8. Symposium on management of diabetes held; 9. ASEAN Tourism meetings opened; 10. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 11. 128 jade lots fetch euro 2.4m; 12. China Export Commodities Exhibition 2004 opened; 13. Admission fees fixed for Premier League matches; 14. ISD Karatedo Tournament; 15. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard with good intentions for economic development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "No permanent enemy, no permanent friend" (Page 10); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 June 2004
Date of publication: 29 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives guests from WIPO; 2. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects direct seeding methods demonstration in Padaung; 3. Plenary Session of the National Convention continues; 4. Work coordination meeting of National Convention Convening Commisision, Work Committee and Management Committee held; 5. Factories in South Dagon Industrial Zones inspected; 6. Industry-1 Minister tours Pakokku, Seikphyu, Magway; 7. Ceremony to lay three Kyahngan pillars for construction of Arimadanapura Bagan golden palace held; 8. Commerce Minister attends opening of workshop; 9. Commander attends harvesting of summer paddy in Phekon Township; 10. Petroleum, gas, petro-chemicals production discussed; 11. Graduates of NYRDDC (Yangon), (Mandalay) tour Yangon; 12. 833 gem merchants arrive; 13. Ceremony to convey Inlay PhaungdawU Buddha images and ancient Buddha images to be held; 14. Minister leaves to attend inauguration of Philippine President... "PERSPECTIVES": "Try to meet the needs and wishes of local people" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Ahlon Wharf Nos 1, 2 and 3 that will emerge as modern ports" (Page 10); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 June 2004
Date of publication: 28 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: o Prime Minister meets graduates of Nationalities Youth Resource Development Degree Colleges; o Prime Minister attends ceremony to drive stake, lay cornerstone of home for the aged in Kyauktan; o Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of new school building at Thanlyin Yadana BEPS in Thanlyin; o General Thura Shwe Mann meets oil palm and rubber entrepreneurs; o NC delegates take exercises; o NC delegates entertained with films; o Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends inauguration ceremony of Bokpyin Airport; o Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours townships in Dawei District; o Dry day inspection teams check Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles; o 760 gem merchants arrive; o No one hurt in mine blast near Yangon Central Railway Station... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards elimination of narcotic drugs" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9K)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 June 2004
Date of publication: 27 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister attends 18th Ceremony of Destruction of Seized Drugs 18th destruction of seized narcotic drugs worth US$ 247 million; 2. Prime Minister and wife attend opening of Maha Thuwunna Ananda Beikman monastic building; 3. Prime Minister attends MOC Chairman's Trophy Inter-Ministry Archery Contest; 4. Prime Minister attends meeting to upgrade Kandawgyi Gardens, Zoo (Yangon); 5. NC delegates visit Kyaikkhauk Pagoda, Union National Races Village; 6. NC delegates entertained with films; 7. Wushu competition held; 8. Donation for storm victims; 9. Diplomats visit Jade and Gems Special Sales 2004; 10. Press conference on Jade and Gems Special Sales 2004 held Quality precious stones to be sold; 11. Press conference held on drug abuse control and illicit trafficking; 12. Press conference held on mine explosion in Yangon; 13. Fashion Show held to hail Myanmar Women's Day; 14. Prizes presented to winners of short story, article, poem, song, cartoon, painting, poster, computer drawing, computer poster, photo and HIV/AIDS and Injection Drug Use Poster... "PERSPECTIVES": "For perpetual existence of the Union" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... POEM: "While uprooting hard drugs" (Page 2) ... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 June 2004
Date of publication: 26 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister previews Jade and Gems Special Sales 2004; 2. Prime Minister oversees renovation works at Maha Pasana Cave; 3. Political parties submit proposals to Plenary Session of National Convention; 4. Thabin artistes entertain NC delegates; 5. Khawa Dam opened in Padaung Township, Bago Division, to irrigate 2,000 acres; Altogether 161 dams and reservoirs have been built across the country; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development tasks in Thayawady District; 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends ceremony to lay cornerstone for main building of Dawei University; 8. As human trafficking can harm Myanmar’s tradition of preserving race, endeavours to curb it has been launched as national task; 9. Development of JV airlines discussed; 10. Banking course for assistant managers of MEB concludes; 11. Minister receives Chinese guests; 12. China (Chongqing, Sichuan) Export Commodities Exhibition (2004) on 29 June; 13. OTT MCWA branch opens pre-primary school; 14. Message from UN Secretary-General Mr Kofi Annan on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking “Drugs: Treatment Works”; 15. Message from CCDAC Chairman Minister for Home Affairs Col Tin Hlaing on occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards drug-free nation through public cooperation" (Page 2)...FEATURES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 June 2004
Date of publication: 25 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Republic of Croatia; 2. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects Dawei-Myeik Road in Dawei District; 3. Delegates of political parties submit proposals to Plenary Session of National Convention; 4. NC delegates entertained with films; 5. BEHS No 2 in Dawei, Taninthayi Division, gets multimedia classrooms; 6. Coord meeting on monsoon paddy cultivation, irrigation for summer paddy held; 7. Commander's Shield Sepak Takraw Tournament opens; 8. Victorious athletes honoured; 9. Agreements on Communications Project Phase-2 signed; 10. Jade & Gems Special Sale 26 June—3 July; 11. Tree-planting ceremony; 12. Educative talks on women's affairs held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards human resource development" (Page 2)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 June 2004
Date of publication: 24 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to re-elected President of the Philippines; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Malaysian guests; Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends coord meeting of National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee; Meeting of NC Delegates Group of State Service Personnel continues; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development in Myeik, Dawei Districts; Information work inspected in Shan State, Mandalay Division ; Merit-sharing ceremony of Ordination Hall held; Printer, copier presented to Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Talks on Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation held; 27 persons exchanged arms for peace in April, May ...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention"..."PERSPECTIVES": "To strive for boosting productions of paddy and oil crops" (Page 2).. SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 June 2004
Date of publication: 23 June 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt tours townships in Magway Division; * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Iranian Ambassador; * National Convention delegates group of State service personnel meets; * NC delegates entertained with films; * Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win meets officials in Loikaw; * Minister inspects construction of Ponnyataung Hill tunnel; * Preventive measures for Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever inspected in Yangon City; * Harvesting at Hsinshweli hybrid paddy research plantation inspected; * Coord meeting for organizing Fourth World Buddhist Summit held; * Work Committee for Organizing Fourth World Buddhist Summit, Secretariat meet; * Cash and kind donated to hail Myanmar Women's Day; * Measures for observing Myanmar Women's Day coordinated; * 5.8058 kilos heroin seized in Lashio... "PERSPECTIVES": "To make collective efforts for developing townships" (Page 2)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 June 2004
Date of publication: 22 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Prime Minister inspects development of townships in Magway Division; * Secretary-1 inspects development tasks in Loikaw, Meise in Kayah State; * National Convention Convening Commission, NCC Work Committee and NCC Management Committee meet; * NCC Work Committee and National Races Group meet; * Cash and kind donated to hail National Convention and for Rakhine State storm relief; * "Shwe Wah Win Anyeint Troupe" entertains NC delegates * Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Taninthayi Division; * Small Loans Enterprise holds coord meeting; * e-Govt workshop training course opened; * Myanmar Embassy in Australia and wellwishers donate hospital equipment, cash; * Talks on MWAF held; * Myanmar Karatedo Federation reconstituted; * Myanmar body-builders bag two gold, one silver... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for regional as well as national development" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Myanmar archers bringing honour to the State" (Page 8)...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 June 2004
Date of publication: 21 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Daw Kyaing Kyaing plants gangaw tree to hail Myanmar Women’s Day; * Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win attends ceremony to hoist Shwehtidaw atop Nayset Laset Pagoda; * in Loikaw Secretary-1 meets officials, townselders in Pruhso, Dimawhso; * NC delegates exercise, take part in sports events; * NC delegates entertained with films; * Culture Minister lays cornerstone of Laymyethna Pagoda in Tagaung; * NPE Sub-printing House opened in Lashio; * Minister attends opening of annex for e-library(Kyauktan); * Ambassador calls on Minister; * Minister receives Malaysian guests; * Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe attends tree planting ceremony to hail Myanmar Women’s Day... "PERSPECTIVES": "For the Union to stand tall among nations of the world" (Page 2)... POEM: "March towards New Golden Nation" (Page 11) ...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 June 2004
Date of publication: 20 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Prime Minister attends opening of school buildings in Hlinethaya Township; * National Convention delegates entertained with films at Nyaunghnapin Camp; * Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects development of Thanbyuzayat Township; * Culture Minister inspects archaeological tasks in Mandalay Division; * Implementation of industrial zone upgrading projects discussed; * Sharp Sale Centre opened; * Nursery Market Festival continues; * CB Bank officials meet journalists; * Sitagu Sayadaw arrives back from England; * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends third certificate presentation ceremony of Dhammaçariya and Abhidhamma Courses; * Myanmar delegation arrives back from Brazil... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards national development" (Page 2)... POEM: "Media plant that will ever keep bearing fruits"...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention". (Page 2)...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 June 2004
Date of publication: 19 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives officials of Unocal Myanmar Offshore; * National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee meet; * National Convention Convening Work Committee and State Service Personnel Group meet; * Panel of Chairmen of Delegates Group of Other Invited Persons meet; * NC delegates entertained; * Minister inspects roads in Chin State, Magway Division; * Coordination meeting on international civil aviation security measures held; * Courses of Communication, Postal Training Centre end; * Renovation of Kyaukseindwin Dhammayon, Myanmar Shopping Mall inspected; * Container yards, loading of export items inspected; * Commander attends Blood Donor Day; * Commander inspects Pathein Airport runway, building of hovercrafts; * Commander tours Bawlakhe, Pruhso in Kayah State; * Development work inspected. * Nursery Market Festival continues Religion * "Soon" offered to State Pariyatti Sasana University (Yangon) Women's Affairs * Water purifiers, mosquito nets presented to MCWA branches of Yangon Command... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards development in education sector" (Page 2)...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 June 2004
Date of publication: 18 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Educational progress made through harmonious cooperation between Government and people; Prime Minister addresses Meeting 2/2004 of Myanmar Education Committee; Film entertainment for NC delegates; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects land reclamation in Bago Division; Industry-1 Minister receives President of China Metallurgical Construction (Group) Corporation (MCC) ; ASEAN Radio quiz on 2 July; Victorious Myanmar equestrian team honoured; Winners in competitions to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illict Trafficking announced ..."PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert with the Government for all-round development of the Nation" (Page 2)...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 June 2004
Date of publication: 17 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development tasks in Sagaing Division; 2. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects Dokhtawady Bridge Project (Nawnghkio); 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than meets with departmental officials, social organizations, townselders in Maei; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Taungup, Padaung townships; 5. Dam construction projects inspected in Shan State, Mandalay Division; 6. Auto-exchanges, hotels inspected in Mandalay, Bago Divisions; 7. Minister inspects dry dockyard, Ahlon Dockyard... "PERSPECITVES": "Towards successful implementation of seven-point policy programme" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Emerging Infectious Diseases: a threat of global health" (Part 2), (Page 8).. SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 June 2004
Date of publication: 16 June 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. More schools opened, existing ones, upgraded to increase number of intellectuals, intelligentsia, educated youths; Prime Minister attends ceremony to open new school building in Ayadaw Township; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Japanese guests; 3. National Convention delegate groups’ meetings continue; 4. Film entertainments to NC delegates; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe tours Kyaukme District; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects road sections and bridges on An-Sittway road; 7. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than meets officials, townselders in An; 8. GAD opens instructor course; 9. Energy Minister arrives back from Malaysia; 10. MoU signed for fishery JVC; 11. Women Chapter of MMA (Yangon) honours fund-raisers; 12. Shooting contest to mark International Olympic Day to be held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for the future of the Union" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Emerging Infectious Diseases: a threat of global health" - Part 1, (Page 10)... POEMS: "To those who say they want to see people of Myanmar make progress" (Page 2). "Nyaunghnapin Camp — victory venue" (Page 11)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 June 2004
Date of publication: 15 June 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects developments in Sagaing Division; 2. Coord meeting of NCCC, Work Committee and Management Committee held; 3. Delegate Groups meeting continues; 4. Delegates entertained with dances; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe attends third cash donations presentation ceremony for Yantaingaung Hsutaungpyi MyoU pagoda; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Myeik, inspects regional development; 7. A&I Minister inspects river water pumping project in Myinmu Township; 8. World Blood Donor Day held; 9. WHO South-East Asia Advisory Committee on Health Research Meeting held; 10. Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan donates 6 fire engines, 5 ambulances; 11. Cash donated for renovation of Lemyethna pagoda 12. Myanmar delegation leaves for ROK; 13. Coordination meeting for tree planting ceremony held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Development of ASEAN-China economic linkages — great benefit to the people of both areas" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "The Tatmadaw's strength and the Union railroad" (Page 10)... POEM: "Our Union of Myanmar" (Page 11)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 June 2004
Date of publication: 14 June 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects development measures in Kalay, Sagaing Division; 2. National Convention delegates keep fit with help of sports facilities; 3. Film entertainments to NC delegates; 4. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects agriculture tasks in Lashio Station, attends opening of 100-ton Feedstuff Factory in Kutkai; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours MraukU and Minpya townships in Rakhine State; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo on tour of Myeik, Kyunsu townships; 7. Extension of Bagan-NyaungU airport terminal inspected; 8. Dry day inspection teams check Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles; 9. Coord meeting with MAEPS and entrepreneurs held; 10. Modes of Dress Show to be held in National Theater... "PERSPECTIVES": "For growing crops all year round" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "The Tatmadaw's strength and the Union railroad" (Page 8)... POEM: "Set up the garden while time is ripe" (Page 11)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 June 2004
Date of publication: 13 June 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends inauguration of Myittha Bridge (Kalewa); NC delegates tour Yangon; Film entertainments to NC delegates; Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends coord meeting to build Myeik-Taninthayi-Bokpyin Road; Rail Transportation Minister inspects Parami overpass; Work Committee for Myanma Industrial Development, sub-committees meet; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects agriculture, construction, education tasks in Myeik; Coord meeting on calculation of urban and rural GDP; School enrolment of entire Hsihseng; Deputy Minister for Energy arrives back from Philippines..."PERSPECTIVES": "Try utmost to build a new nation through stability and peace" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Those who daren't show their face—54" (on the BBC) (Page 8)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8K)
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 June 2004
Date of publication: 12 June 2004
Description/subject: N.B. Something went wrong in Rangoon and the issue for 12 June was 10.3MB. Not wanting to impose this on people, I assembled a version from the NLM archives on the Myanmar Mission site, Geneva, and added other elements from the myanmar.com site and from the 10.3MB original. (the link to this is given for the well-connected)... "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to the Philippines; * Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to the Philippines; * National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee hold coordination meeting * Proposed papers read out for plenary meeting of National Convention; * Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects harvesting, cultivation tasks in Namhkham; * Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects poppy-substitute farming undertakings in Muse District; * Minister inspects Divisional, District and Township level Planning Departments; * Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than looks into transport network in Rakhine State; * Upgrading, extension of roads in Shwepyitha, South Okkalapa inspected; * Cash and kind donated * Minister U Win Aung sends felicitations to the Philippines; * Minister U Win Aung sends felicitations to Russian Federation; * Energy Minister leaves for Malaysia; * Japanese guests meet UMFCCI President Women's Affairs; * Cash donated to MWAF; * Heroin possessor seized in Monekoe...“PERSPECTIVES”: "For strengthening Union Spirit"... ARTICLE: "The great grand ceremony in honour of Sasana Azanis (Religious Heroes) who were presented the Title of Tipitakadhara, Tipitakakovida and the Title of Tipitakadhara in the year 2004"... POEM: "Victory of Kalay region "... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html, (110K), pdf (10.4MB)
Alternate URLs: http://mission.itu.ch/MISSIONS/Myanmar/04nlm/n040612.htm
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLM2004-06-12.pdf
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 June 2004
Date of publication: 11 June 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Apostolic delegate from Rome; 2. Myawady Anyeint Troupe entertains National Convention delegates; 3. Panel of chairmen of two delegate groups hold coord meetings; 4. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects development in Laukkai, Muse Districts; 5. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects township hospital, Taninthayi-Myeik Road in Bokpyin Township; 6. Commerce Minister Brig-Gen Pyi Sone leaves for Brazil; 7. Minister receives Ambassador; 8. Cash and kind donated to storm victims in Rakhine State; 9. Drug traffickers receive prison terms... "PERSPECTIVES": "To be able to perform national duties successfully" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Forests, teak and the future" (Page 8)... POEM: "Our pledge" (Page 2)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 June 2004
Date of publication: 10 June 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Stability of State, national economic development, building of human resources basic requirements to build new modern nation - Head of State Senior General Than Shwe attends opening ceremony of Myanmar and International Studies Course No 6, Special Refresher Course No 7; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Portuguese; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects relief measures for storm victims in Myebon Township; 4. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects progress of Myeik- Taninthayi-Bokpyin Road; 5. Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Kawthoung District; 6. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects agriculture, construction in Hsenwi; 7. Computer, projector donated to Military Hospital No 2; 8. Energy Minister inspects oil and gas fields, plants; 9. Submission of proposed papers, discussions of panel of chairmen continue; 10. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Khin Maung; Win signs Book of Condolences for Late Mr Ronald Reagan, former US President; 11. CRCS donate cash for Rakhine State storm victims; 12. Work co-ordination meeting held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Put more energies into health care services" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "RFA, a rumour factory" (Page 8); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... POEM: "Tie the knot of amity" (Hailing the National Convention in progress)... (SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 June 2004
Date of publication: 09 June 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects development of townships in Rakhine State, relief measures for storm victims; 2. Prime Minister attends cash and kind donation ceremony for storm-hit townships in Rakhine State; 3. National Convention Convening Work Committee meets; 4. Submission of proposals, discussions of panel of chairmen continue; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects regional development measures in Lashio; 6. Commander attends tree-planting ceremony; 7. Basic fire-fighting course opened; 8. World Population Day poster, essay competitions to be held; 9. Delegation leaves for Philippines... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards successful implementation of national education plan" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"; "RFA, a rumour factory" (Page 8); "Yangon Zoological Gardens" (Page 16)... POEM: "Alert as we are for benefit of National Cause" ("Helpful and united, gathered together| Look for concurrence, seek solution| New and refreshing Nyaunghnapin Camp...") (Page 2)... SLOGAN: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 June 2004
Date of publication: 08 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Third Annual ASEAN-China Business Council Meeting, 16th ASEAN-CCI Conference & 61st Council Meeting open; Prime Minister attends third convocation of International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University; Coord meeting of NCC Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee held; Proposals read, meeting of panel of chairmen held; Gifts for Ministry of Health; Third Meeting of Task Force on ASEAN Dispute Settlement Mechanism held; Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back; Drug traffickers sentenced... "PERSPECTIVES": "Speed up efforts for total elimination of narcotic drugs" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Railroad of sweat and train of smiles" (Page 10)... POEMS: "O, what goodwill"; "To U Par Chaw" (Page 11)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 June 2004
Date of publication: 07 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends condolences to US on demise of former President Mr Ronald Reagan; 2. Various kinds of health care services to be provided to different regions in conformity with different environments; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of school buildings at BEMS No 1, BEPPS No 10 in Hlinethaya; 4. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects construction of bypass in Myeik; 5. Commandar, minister inspects railroad sections, bridges; 6. World Population Day poster, essay competitions to be held; 7. NC delegates visit Shwedagon Pagoda, Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Buddha Image; 8. Delegates of National Convention take physical exercises; 9. Refresher course for core peer educators concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve the environment" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Railroad of sweat and train of smiles" (Page 8); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... POEM: "Sail up, Flag-aflutters our vow" ("...Raise the tempo regularly| Sail up against the tide| Plants entwined, creepers gain strength| Prominent Convention| Brethren of same flesh and blood| Of all strata in our land| Victory flag hoisted valiantly| Interest of the Union| Kept uppermost...") (Page 2)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 June 2004
Date of publication: 06 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Ecosystems increasingly being threatened in many parts of the world - Myanmar’s seas contain bountiful supply of fish and pearls and minerals, rich mangrove forests and pristine beaches - World Environment Day observed at MICT Park; 2. Yangon City upgraded and renovated to possess characteristics of an international city - Meeting No 2/2004 of City Housing Project Supervisory Committee held; 3. Prime Minister attends friendly golf tournament of Singapore Association of Myanmar and dinner; 4. Electronic industry becomes important in efforts to make progress in industrial sector - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects Electronic Products Exhibition; 5. Film entertainments to National Convention delegates at Nyaunghnapin Camp; 6. Multiparty Democracy General Election Commission Announcement No 1619; 7. F & R Minister attends opening of MEB (Shwedaung Branch); 8. World Population Day poster, essay competitions to be held; 9. Drug traffickers sentenced... "PERSPECTIVES": "Accelerate production of medicines and doing research" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Emergence of a constitution is imperative" (Page 8); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar - Border and rural area developments"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 June 2004
Date of publication: 05 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; Thai Prime Minister Dr Thaksin Shinawatra welcomes Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister; General Khin Nyunt on his return from Thailand; Myanmar and Thai Prime Ministers discuss bilateral relations, economic cooperation; Development Centre for Pharmaceutical Technology inspected; National Convention Convening Work Committee and Management Committee meet; Group discussions of NC delegates, coord meetings of panel of chairmen continue; Film entertainments to NC delegates; Natural History and Environment Hall opened; Supply of clean water in Myingyan; Donations for storm victims... "PERSPECTIVES": "For rural area economic development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Our Blue Planet" (Page 11); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 June 2004
Date of publication: 04 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Coordination meeting to upgrade Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo (Yangon) held; 2. Commander and Minister inspect extension of tarred road; 3. Proposals read, meeting of panel of chairmen held; 4. NCC Management Committee meets; 5. Four-Nation Trade Fair to be held in Yangon; 6. On job training course for administrative staff opened; 7. Minister inspects police stations, departments in Bago, Mandalay, Magway divisions; 8. Health Minister inspects medical institutions, hospitals in Mandalay; 9. Talks on Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation held ; 10. Soccer Tourney opens... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for increased production of farm machinery" (Page 2) ... FEATURES: "Kekku pagodas: the symbol of reverence and unity" (Page 8);"New and fast developments throughout Myanmar"... POEMS: "Nyaunghnapin Chronicle" (In honour of the National Convention "... Deliberations at Nyaunghnapin Will in future, be history"); "Exchange of ideas among those of one mind"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 June 2004
Date of publication: 03 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt will pay working visit to Thailand; 2. Foreign guests call on UMFCCI General Secretary; 3. Sitagu Sayadaw leaves for England; 4. National Convention delegate groups of peasants and workers hold meetings; 5. Film entertainment to National Convention delegates; 6. Health facilities put into service in Kyaukse District; 7. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects building of Ayeyawady; Bridge (Yadanabon), Myitnge Bridge and Pinchar Bridge; 8. Commander attends opening of training courses at UDNR; 9. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects regional development in Pakokku, Sagaing Districts; 10. Tree planting ceremony held in Yangon West District; 11. Minister inspects industries; 12. World Population Day poster, essay competitions to be held; 13. 2004 World No-Tobacco Day observed at Youth Secular House (Pazundaung); 14. Sports and education combined courses opened in Mandalay; 15. ASEAN+3 monthly golf game in KL... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards increased cooperation between Myanmar and Malaysia" (Page 2)... FEATURE:... "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar Border and rural area developments" (Page 7)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 June 2004
Date of publication: 02 June 2004
Description/subject: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Chairman of State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt on his departure for Malaysia; 2. Chairman of State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt arrives at Malaysia on working visit; 4. Myanmar, Malaysian PMs discuss cooperation in trade, investment, tourism, health, technology sectors; 5. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Italian President; 6. Seminar on ASEAN Economic Cooperation held; 7. Group discussions of National Convention delegates continue; 8. Film entertainment to NC delegates; 9. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development tasks in Kyaukhtu, Pauk, Pakokku; 10. Minister inspects preservation of cultural heritage; 11. MEB branch opened in Pyu; 12. Winners of World Environment Day poster competition anounced; 13. World Population Day poster, essay competitions to be held... "PERSPECTIVES": "To boost production of agriculture, forest and fishery sectors" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar Border and rural area developments" (Page 7)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4K)
Date of entry/update: 02 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 June 2004
Date of publication: 01 June 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Soft opening of Shwe Gabar housing project held; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends 'World No-Tobacco Day 2004' ceremony; 3. Prime Minister honours Tipitakadhara Tipitaka Kovida Title recipient Sayadaw; 4. Prime Minister attends conclusion of special summer course on Yamaik and Pahtan in Insein; 5. Coord meeting of NCCC, Work Committee, Management Committee held; 6. Members of NCC Work Committee and Panel of Chairmen meet; 7. NC delegates entertained with films; 8. Meetings of National Convention delegate groups continue; 9. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development tasks in Matupi; 10. Basic Printing Course No 1/2004 concludes; 11. Minister arrives back from China; 12. Myanmar delegation arrives back from Geneva; 13. Two new school buildings opened in Taungtha Township; 14. Maritime new generation youths Basic and Advanced course (1/2004) (Mandalay Camp) held; 15. Workshop on Strategy for Leprosy Control beyon 2005 held; 16. Heroin seized in Lashio... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive with goodwill for further development of townships" (Page 2)... ... FEATURES: "More butterflies we have, more forest we get" (Page 7)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 May 2004
Date of publication: 31 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM General Khin Nyunt to pay working visit to Malaysia; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development in Thegon; 3. Song and music entertained to NC delegates; 4. NC Delegates start compiling papers and take physical exercises; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects extension of Mindat-Matupi Road; 6. Dry day inspection teams check Tatmadaw and departmental vehicles; 7. Deputy Minister arrives back; 8. Junior Karatedo Tournament 2004 concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Tobacco Control and Poverty" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Border and rural area developments" (Page 7); "Peaceful Myanamar" (Page 8)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 May 2004
Date of publication: 30 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Minister inspects waterway in Nyaungdon; Minister for Commerce inspects production of small rice mills; Win Thuza, GEC shops open at Nyaunghnapin Camp; Enhanced Diplomatic Skills Course concludes; Tax-free markets inspected; Commander, mayor inspect sanitation tasks downtown Yangon; Commander inspects development tasks in Lashio; Arrangements for school enrollment in Yedashe inspected; Aviation Courses for New Generation Youths conclude in Myitkyina, Toungoo, Meiktila; School enrolment week launched in Bahan; Maritime Courses concludes; Tailoring Course opened at Youth Secular House (Pazundaung Township); Lecture on women development given; Seminar on Living Donor Liver Transplant; Junior Karatedo Tournament opens... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for expanding the scope of mechanized farming" (Page 2) ... FEATURES: "Junior Karatedo Tournament opens" (Page 2); "Tobacco Control and poverty" (Page 7)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 May 2004
Date of publication: 29 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends meeting on translation of Tipitaka Pali-Myanmar dictionaries into English; Prime Minister attends ceremony to donate cash to Ministry of Religious Affairs; Delegate groups of National Convention hold discussions; Agricultural Mechanization, industrial, energy sectors designated as priority tasks; Coord meeting No 2/2004 of Industrial Development Committee held; Lt-Gen Ye Myint meets departmental personnel, local people in Saw of Magway Division, Mindat of Chin State; Ministry of Commerce presents prizes to best exporters; Maritime Courses conclude; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Mindat-Matupi and Mindat road section;s Coord meeting on holding of International Rice Year held; Internal Revenue Dept holds meeting; Relief measures taken in high winds-hit townships of Rakhine State; Selection for ASEAN Quiz... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards emergence of more roads and bridges" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Myanmar—the nation we love" (Page 8); "Border and rural area developments"; "Reunion at Nyaunghnapin" (Page 11)... POEM: "To the world's pass masters" (Page 2)...SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 May 2004
Date of publication: 28 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Philippine Military Attaché; 2. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Myittha Dam Project (Pyintha), meets departmental officials in Htilin, Kanpetlet townships; 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Kalay-Gangaw railroad and bridges, meets local people in Gangaw District; 4. “Soon” offered to Sangha in London; 5. Cash and kind donated to hail National Convention; 6. Group discussions of National Convention delegates continue; 7. Aviation Courses for new generation youths conclude; 8, Commander inspects Ngamoeyeik Sluice Gate construction; 9. MWJA Central Executive Committee meeting held; 10. Deputy Minister arrives back; 11. Mayor arrives back from PRC; 12. Junior Golf Championship continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Grow marketable crops for regional economic growth" (Page 2) ... FEATURES: "Myanmar—the nation we love" (Page 7)... POEM: "Only mind matters"... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 May 2004
Date of publication: 27 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development undertakings in Loilem District; 2. PM attends closing ceremony of Dhammacariya Course of Alodawpyi Monastery; 3. Cash donated for 3-storey building of Mayangon Shwemyaing Thiri Nunnery; 4. NC delegate groups discuss sectoral proposals; 5. NCCC meets members of panel of chairmen of delegate groups; 6. Film entertainment to NC delegates; 7. Site for building foundry plant inspected in Ayethaya Industrial Zone; 8. Minister inspects cultural heritage in Shwebo, Mandalay; 9. School enrolment activities launched in South Okkalapa; 10. Commander inspects anti-drug poster competition; 11. Myanmar-Sudan diplomatic ties established; 12. Ambassador U Soe Myint accredited to Morocco; 13. Shooting Tournament 2004 for Commander's shield opens; 14. Han Golf Masters Junior Golf Championship opened..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards turning out more highly-qualified technicians" (Page 2)...FEATURE: "Border and rural area developments"; "Work programme to establish a new democratic nation" (Page 8)... SLOGANS: "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races"; "With hands linked firm around the National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 May 2004
Date of publication: 26 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kelena dhammasakaccha, the timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects Kengtawng Hydro-electric Power Project, development works in townships of Loilem District; 2. Meeting (3/2004) of National Convention Convening Work Committee held; 3. NC delegate groups hold coord meetings on compilation of papers; 4. Joint Seminar on Security and Safety in Myanmar Ports opens; 5. Commander meets UDNR trainees of Yangon Division; 6. Measures for greening 30-mile radius of Yangon International Airport coordinated; 7. Stakes driven for construction of Vinaya Nuggaha three-storey building of Phayaphyu Monastery in Pazundaung; 8. Myanmar delegation arrives back after attending WHO Conference; 9. Anti-drug painting, cartoon, poster competitions held; 10. Marijuana seized in Kawthoung./.. "PERSPECTIVES": "Another bridge for closer friendship among national races" (Page 2)...FEATURES: "Panmon Creek Bridge providing direct link between hilly and plain regions" (Page 7)... POEMS: "If you take his shelter"; "For increased prosperity — National Convention".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 May 2004
Date of publication: 25 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanam, to visit the monks; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Argentine President; 2. Work coordination meeting of National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee and Management Committee held; 3. NCCC Chairman Lt-Gen Thein Sein asks after National Convention delegates undergoing medical treatment; 4. Fish breeding ponds in Ayeyawady Division inspected; 5. Home Affairs Minister inspects police stations in Ayeyawady Division; 6. Minister for Industry 1 tours Mon State; 7. Reginal development measures inspected in Hlinethaya and Hatantabin townships; 8. Minister for Forestry inspects timber shops; 9. Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science holds third meeting; 10. MMPE hosts dinner to China Film Association; 11. Myanmar delegation leaves for PRC; 12. MRCS to hold meeting 4.95 kilos of heroin seized in Kutkai Township; 13. NC delegate groups hold coord meetings on compilation of papers; 14. Entertainment presented to delegates of National Convention... "PERSPECTIVES": "Raise momentum of border areas development tasks" (Page 2)... POEM: "Emerald Lake" (Hailing the National convention) (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 May 2004
Date of publication: 24 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanam, to visit the monks; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister attends ceremony to honour Tipitakadhara Tipitaka Kovida, Tipitakadhara Sayadaws; 2. Prime Minister attends coord meeting of Leading Committee for All-round Perpetual Renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda; 3. Coordination meeting regarding MMU and MAEU held; 4. Altogether 183 major bridges built across the nation Panmon Creek Bridge opened in Sagaing Division; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects building of Myittha Bridge (Kalewa), Kalewa-Mawlaik Road; 6. Maj-Gen Saw Lwin inspects factories in Indagaw industrial zone; 7. Music entertainment for National Convention delegates; 8. National Convention delegate groups compile papers; 9. Chinese delegation calls on Information Minister; 10. Loation delegation leaves; 11. Vice President of MWAF inspects Spoken English Course... "PERSPECTIVES": "For ensuring water supply in rural areas" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Foundations for flourishing of democracy" (Page 8)... POEMS: "Towards neo-colonialism" (Page 2); "Nyaunghnapin Camp" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: 2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 May 2004
Date of publication: 23 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanan, to visit the monks, this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend ceremony to honour Sayadaws who passed Tipitakadhara Tipitaka Kovida Selection Examination; 2. Prime Minister addresses coordination meeting 3/2004 of Work Committee for Development of Border Areas and National Races; 3. Prime Minister receives Indian delegation; 4. Prime Minister receives delegation of LPDR; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends congratulations to Indian PM; 6. Myanmar Delegation leaves for Geneva; 7. Delegate groups of National Convention discuss compilation of group-wise proposals; 8. Shopping facilities for the delegates; 9. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects Mingaladon and Thakayta industrial zones... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the interest of the Union" (Page 2)... POEM: "Noble May 17" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 May 2004
Date of publication: 22 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanan, to visit the monks, this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects water supply projects for greening tasks in Bago Division; 2. Clarifications on detailed basic principles for administration of justice sector, legislative powers, financial commission, taxation and funds allotment made at National Convention - According to detailed basic principles, seven regions, seven states and Union territories will emerge in the Union of Myanmar; 3. Plenary Session of National Convention goes on; 4. NC delegates entertained with films; 5. Books for three ministries; 6. Murder committed over personal grudge in Tachilek; 7. New generation golf tournament on 26-27 May... "PERSPECTIVES": "To realize the goal of National Education Promotion Plans" (Page 2)... POEMS: "From National Convention to New Nation" (Page 2); "To Convention Delegates (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 May 2004
Date of publication: 21 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanan, to visit the monks, this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. It is necessary to build the country's future with the support of an educational system that is directed towards national development - MEC Chairman Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt addresses opening of Conference on Promotion of National Education of Higher Education Sector; 2. National Convention Plenary Session continues; 3. NCCC Chairman Lt-Gen Thein Sein asks after delegates undergoing medical treatment; 4. Principles and detailed basic principles laid down in plenary meetings of National Convention clarified; 5. Digital multifunctional system machine donated; 6. Agreement on building road signed; 7. Myanmar delegation attends 37th annual meeting of ADB... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the interests of the people"... POEM: "Let hands of all flowers be clapsed" (sic)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 May 2004
Date of publication: 20 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanan, to visit the monks, this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Detailed basic principles for economic, agriculture, livestock breeding, energy, electricity, mining and forestry, industry, transport and communication sectors clarified at National Convention; 2. Clarifications on detailed basic principles for economic, agriculture and livestock breeding, energy, electricity, mining and forestry, industry, transport and communications sectors made at National Convention; 3. Improvement of rivers coordinated; 4. Energy Minister inspects filling station; 5. New oil-well in Myanaung Oil Field; 6. Rural roads opened; 7. U Soe Myint appointed as Ambassador to Algeria; 8. Cash and kind donated to MWAF; 9. National Convention delegates play golf, table tennis, billiards and other sports... "PERSPECTIVES": "For emergance of Constitution that can meet the best interests of the entire people"... POEMS: "Good Start On The Right Path"; "Convention Full of Tints".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 May 2004
Date of publication: 19 May 2004
Description/subject: "Samananañca dassanan, to visit the monks, this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister meets delegation to Meeting on the Rights of the Child to be held in Geneva; National Convention Convening Work Committee clarifies matters concerning the detailed basic principles for the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary that are to be included in drafting the State Constitution; Clarifications concerning detailed basic principles for Executive, Legislative and Judiciary to be included in drafting State Constitution made; Shopping arrangements for the delegates; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects Saikkhaung-Namhsam railroad project ; Commander inspects paving of roads; Minister inspects Nyaungdon Oil and Gas Field; Jade and gems special sale on 26 June; Workshop on Monitoring and Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children on abuse... "PERSPECTIVES": "Discuss thouroughly in the interest of the nation and the people" (Page 2)...FEATURE: "Only when Nation Convention succeeds, will new democratic nation emaerge" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 May 2004
Date of publication: 18 May 2004
Description/subject: Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National Convention reconvenes in Nyaunghnapin Camp in Hmawby Township; 2. Delegates are to co-ordinate, discuss and forward suggestions without bias as regards person, ism, region or race; National Convention Convening Commission Chairman Lt-Gen Thein Sein delivers opening address at the National Convention; 3. Meetings to elect vacant members of panels of chairmen of delegate groups to the National Convention held; 4. Regulations are prescribed in the interest of the national races and the delegates; 5. National Convention Convening Work Committee Chairman U Aung Toe's clarifications; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends opening of Kyonhtaw Sluice Gate in Paung Township; 7. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects Kengtawng hydel project, meets departmental staff; 8. Commander, Minister meet WVO members in Sagaing Division; 9. Minister attends opening of GDP Accounting Course; 10. Prawn breeding ponds inspected in Taninthayi Division; 11. Commander attends opening of rural tubewell in Monywa; 12. Commerce Minister receives guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of architecture parallel to other sciences and technologies" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "From National Convention to a new nation" (Page 7)... POEM: "Patriots get together"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2004
Date of publication: 17 May 2004
Description/subject: "Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister addresses coordination meeting on promotion and implementation of Myanmar-Thai economic cooperation; 2. Prime Minister urges architects to revitalize high standard of Myanmar architecture, to promote it in combination with modern technology - Seminar on Tall Buildings: A Challenge for Myanmar Architects and Engineers held; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects renovation of Maha Pasana Cave; 4. Prime Minister inspects all-round development of Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens and environs; 5. Cash and kind donated to hail National Convention; 6. National Convention Convening Commission holds Meeting No 10/2004; 7. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction tasks in Pathein, attends opening of Bio-technology Development Centre; 8. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development of Myaungmya District; 9. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects progress of building Kholan-Wamhsin-Mongnaung-Mongshu Road; 10. Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Palaw, Myeik; 11. Industry-2 Minister inspects factories, workshops in Padaung; 12. Commander, Ministers meet industrialists in Sagaing, Mandalay Divisions; 13. Commander inspects tax-free markets; 14. Seminar on Promotion of National Education launched; 15. World Telecommunication Day (17 May 2004) ICTs: Leading the way to sustainable development - Message from Mr Yoshio Utsumi, Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union; 16. Labour Minister back from Brunei Darussalam; 17. Teachers of night schools honoured... "PERSPECTIVES": "For boosting production of ten major crops" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Border and rural area developments" (Page 7); "Paying serious attention on development of rural areas and national races" (Page 8)...SLOGANS: "Welcome the National Convention"; "The National Convention is the concern of all our national races.".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 May 2004
Date of publication: 16 May 2004
Description/subject: "Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister attends ceremony to introduce Fortinet Antivirus Firewall; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects Parami Overpass Project; 3. Prime Minister attends ceremony to pay homage to two religious title recipient Sayadaws; 4. National Convention Convening Commission Chairman inspects accommodation and welfare services for delegates; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe meets departmental officials in Mongnaung; 6. Stake-driving ceremony for building of Myinkaseik (Panmawady River) Bridge held in Maungmya Township; 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development tasks; 8. Roads, school building opened in Dagon Myothit (North); 9. Low-cost rural housing projects inspected; 10. Meeting to ensure smooth and secure transport; 11. Customs Dept holds ordination ceremony; 12. Ordination ceremony held; 13. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe and party lecture on health... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards rural area development" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Border and rural area developments" (Page 7); "Promotion of education standard in border and rural areas" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 May 2004
Date of publication: 15 May 2004
Description/subject: "Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Aung Htwe tours Kehsi, Shan State (South); Stake-driving ceremony of Ngamoeyeik Bridge(Kamakyi) held; National Convention will be successfully reconvened with the current delegates attending; National Convention delegates arrive; Minister inspects Myittha Bridge (Kalewa) construction; Environmental Conservation Committee meets; Meeting to ensure smooth and secure transport; Commander inspects thriving of sunflower, paddy in Lashio Township; Books donated to libraries of IPRD; Conservation of environment in Kachin State coordinated; Coord meeting on water supply for Meiktila District; Jade and gems special sale on 26 June; Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; NPED Minister U Soe Tha arrives back; UMFCCI President meets guests; Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe meets advisers to MWAF; Financial outlay provided on township Maternal and Child Welfare Associations; Commander attends prize-presentation of basketball tourney..."PERSPECTIVES": "For human resource development"... FEATURES "Border and rural area developments"; "Rural water supply endeavours gaining momentum" (Page 8); "The National Convention to be reconvened on 17 May" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 May 2004
Date of publication: 14 May 2004
Description/subject: "Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM receives Malaysian guests; 2. Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of delegates to MWJA Central Body meeting; 3. Kyee Creek Bridge in Saw, Gangaw District, put into service; 4. Minister Maj-Gen Saw Tun inspects construction of roads, bridges; 5. Internet and e-Mail Course, Basic Computer Course and Advanced Computer Course open; 6. Commander inspects Hamyingyi mines; 7. 14th annual meeting of MCWAs in Kachin State held; 8. Blood circulation devices donated to ministries; 9. Delegates to National Convention arrive; 10. MWJA Meeting delegates on tour; 11. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 12. MRTV-4 meets to coordinate taping and telecasting of sports events; 14. Cash donated to honour Tipitakadhara Tipitaka Kovida Sayadaws; 15. Deputy Minister receives guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for extended cultivation of cotton for export" (Page 2)... POEM: "No doubt darkness will be banished"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 May 2004
Date of publication: 13 May 2004
Description/subject: "Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development in Thandaung, Toungoo Townships; Literati responsible for making efforts for national people to enjoy Myanmar literature; MWJA Central Body Meeting successfully concludes; Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for MCWA meets; MRTV programmes broadcast through Panhsaung retransmission station; MAS gets citronella and essential oil factory; New school building opened; International Nurses Day observed; MWJA Central Body meeting passes 3 resolutions, makes 3 approvals and put 4 matters on record; Stakes driven for refectory of Sandayon Pariyatti Monastery in Pathein; First coord meeting for CCCA and Expert Committee on Customs Matters-ECCM held; Cash and kind donated to MMCWA; Aung Lin, Khaing Khaing Maw emerge Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year; Drug traffickers get jail terms; 254 drug-related cases exposed in March ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards development of Myanmar literature and advance of MWJA" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Aung Lin, Khaing Khaing Maw emerge as sportsman and sportswoman of the Year (2003)" (Page 2); "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 May 2004
Date of publication: 12 May 2004
Description/subject: "Khanti ca, patience; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife visit Mann Shwesettaw Pagoda; Central Body of MWJA holds third meeting; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project, Bagan Palace Reconstruction Project; Chairman of National Health Committee Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends dinner hosted to outstanding Red Cross members; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than attends consecration of historic Myatsaw Nyinaung Pagoda in Toungoo; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects construction of Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine); Scholarships presented at MMU; Measures for adopting UTM system coordinated; Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; Regional development tasks inspected in Mongkai; Fire engines, machine parts donated; Plan of Action Workshop on National Surveillance; System held Yangon City upgrading tasks inspected; Third Central Body Meeting of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association begins; Delegation leaves for ASEAN Labour Ministers' meeting; Ambassador U Khin Maung Aye presents credentials to President of the Hellenic Republic; C-in-C (Air)'s shield table tennis tourney concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for Bago Division to become second granary of the State" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Malaria, a fatal disease" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7K)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 May 2004
Date of publication: 11 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kalena dhammasavanam, timely audition of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects dam projects in Pwintbyu Township; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife visit pagodas in Bagan; 3. Seminar on Promotion of National Education (Yangon) opened; 4. Prime Minister receives Bangkok Airways President; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects development works in Shan State; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development of Paingkyon; 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Kayin State; 8. Bangkok-Yangon new air route opened; 9. Optical equipment, medicines donated; 10. Coord meeting held for Third Central Body Meeting of MWJA; 11. Meeting of the Task Force on CEPT-AFTA Rules of Origin commences; 12. MAS official leaves for China; 13. Workshop on Tobacco Control and Poverty Alleviation commences; 14. National level Sports Administrators Course opens... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make township-wise efforts for sufficient water supply" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 May 2004
Date of publication: 10 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kalena dhammasavanam, timely audition of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects river water pumping projects in Kyaukse, Pakokku; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend ceremony to hoist Seinbudaw atop Ananda Pagoda in Bagan; Efforts under way to make Bago Div to become second granary of State after Ayeyawady Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets with local authorities, departmental heads; PM hoists Htidaw atop Naungdawgyi Pagoda of Myatsaw Nyinaung Pagodas in Toungoo; Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects fish breeding ponds of MWVO in Maubin Township; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects Kyaukni agricultural and livestock breeding camp, Namlat agricultural farm; Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends opening of monastic school building in Kyaikto; Comamnder attends opening of Home for the Aged in Okkan; Basic education schools in Mandalay, Bago Divisions inspected; MWJA Central Executive Committee meets; Myitkyina Open Golf Tourney continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for further development of Kayah State" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "Industrial ecological management of Myanmar" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 May 2004
Date of publication: 09 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Coal-fired Power Plant Project (Tikyit), Zawgyi Hydroelectric Power Plant; Prime Minister attends opening of new school buildings in Zokthok model village in Bilin township, Mon State; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt hoists Htidaws, Seinbudaws, Hngetmyatnadaws atop six pagodas in Bilin; Sanitation tasks carried out in Yangon municipal area; Commander inspects livestock breeding tasks of Yangon Command;; Myanmar-Thai industrial cooperation discussed; World Red Cross Day 2004 observed; New office building of MWAF opened; Zaw Zaw Latt leads Myitkyina Open Golf Tour... "PERSPECTIVERS": "Greater role of Red Cross members" (Page 2)... FEATURE: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 May 2004
Date of publication: 08 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Pakistani Ambassador; 2. Dinner hosted to mark graduation of 107th Intake of DSAOTS; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets with departmental officials and locals in Loikaw; 4. Prime Minister attends opening of school building, multimedia classrooms at BEHSs in Mogok, inspects Mogok Gems Land; 5. Mercantile Marine Officer Cadet Training Course No CD-32 opened; 6. Myanmar War Veterans Organization Central Organizing Committee meets; 7. Lt-Gen Ye Myint looks into Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) construction project; 8. Mercantile Marine Officer Cadet Training Course concludes; 9. MRTV-4 channel to be launched soon; 10. Fourth coord meeting of National Convention Convening Management Committee held; 11. Commander inspects development undertakings in Kyimyindine Township; 12. Measures for ensuring smooth and secure transport coordinated; 13. Workshop on language implementation; 14. Beware of computer worm Sasser; 15. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 16. Myitkyina Open Golf Tour continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "Actively take part in nation-building tasks" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Those who daren't show their face — 52" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 May 2004
Date of publication: 07 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kalena dhammasavanam, timely audition of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye addresses graduation parade of 107th Intake of DSAOTS; 2. Prime Minister meets authorities, departmental officials, attends 1,000-boy novitiation ceremony in Mogok; 3. Prime Minister addresses opening of 2004 Outstanding Red Cross volunteers camp; 4. Prime Minister addresses Fourth Annual Meeting of Myanmar Academy of Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Sciences; 5. Tatmadawmen, local people dredge Meiktila Lake; 6. Central Body members to report on 10 May; 7. Minister inspects construction of new Pakokku airport, river water pumps; 8. Donation for Laymyethna Pagoda; 9. Minister receives Ambassador; 10. Beware of computer worm Sasser; 11. Myitkyina Open Golf Tourney opens... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fulfil the requirements of rural people for regional development" (Page 2)... FEATURES:"New and fast developments throughout Myanmar"; "Public health implication of emerging zoonoses" (Page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 May 2004
Date of publication: 06 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kalena dhammasavanam, timely audition of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects development tasks in Momeik, Mabein; 2. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win views Exhibition of Special Four-Year NEPP; 3. Bagan-NyaungU Airport extension project inspected; 4. Course on basic diplomatic skills ends; 5. A&I Minister attends work coordination meeting; 6. Regional development works in Indaw, Yaksawk inspected; 7. Roads opened in Matupi; 8. Commander inspects regional development tasks in Seikkyi-Khanaungto; 9. Commander meets members of Dawei District supervisory committee for cultivation; 10. All villages in Minbu Township get drinking water; 11. Measures coordinated for holding MWJA Conference; 12. Cash and kind donated to 3rd MWJA Conference; 13. Shwehtidaw hoisted atop of Kaba Katkyaw Pagoda in Kangyidaunk; 14. Commander supplicates on religious affairs; 15. Ninth Thailand Exhibition 2004 opens; 16. Table-Tennis Tournament opened... "PERSPECTIVES": "For engineers to take part actively in nation-building tasks" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "It’s time taxonomic study on birds was made" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 May 2004
Date of publication: 05 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kalena dhammasavanam, timely audition of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Exhibition on implementation of Special Four-Year National Education Promotion Plan opens; 2. Minister inspects construction of new National Library; 3. L & F Minister attends formation of Myanmar Prawn Entrepreneurs Association; 4. Commander inspects construction and cultivation works in Lashio; 5. Regional development projects inspected; 6. Integrating ASEAN’s Newer Members discussed; 7. Ceremony to consecrate Buddha images of Shwemuhtaw Pagoda in Pathein held; 8. Malaysian PUSPANITA-JPM Chairperson calls on MMCWA President; 9. Fuel efficient stoves donated by Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let's make relentless efforts for total eradication of narcotics" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar"; "e-Education Learning Centre"; "Global rice sufficiency and technological development" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 May 2004
Date of publication: 04 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe attends Shwehtidaw hoisting ceremony of Thabbyinnyu Stupa in Mayangon Township; 2. Third ceremony to pour water at Bo Tree held on Mindhamma Hill; 3. Prime Minister attends ceremony to sprinkle scented water on white elephants; 4. Energy Minister inspects connection of 14-inch natural gas pipeline; 5. Road and bridge construction inspected in Bago; 6. Pagodas teeming with host of devotees; 7. Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand; 8. Karatedo competition to be held... "PERSPECTIVES": "For conservation of environment" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "Pagodas teeming with host of devotees" (Page 16).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 May 2004
Date of publication: 03 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of Poland; Prime Minister hoists Htidaw atop Naga Cave Aungchantha Pagoda; Prime Minister attends Special Meeting of Central Committee for Drugs Abuse Control 1/2004; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt enjoys demonstration of National Symphony Orchestra; Extension project of Yangon International Airport inspected; Yangon Command honours military band, volleyball team; Paper-reading session held to remember Saya Taik Soe; Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation tasks in Yangon City; Sermon to be delivered to mark success of Htidaw hoisting ceremony of Thabbyinnyu Stupa; Myanmar delegation arrives back from Cambodia... "PERSPECTIVES": "Kason Fullmoon Day, Buddha Day" (Page 2)... FEATURES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7); "Five factors of striving" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 May 2004
Date of publication: 02 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister lays cornerstone for constructing new Myanmar Engineering Society building; 2. Myanmar needs to protect its valuable natural resources and natural environment - Coordination meeting on conservation of environment held; 3. Prime Minister attends coord meeting on upgrading environs of Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo (Yangon; 4. Secretary-1 inspects small rice mills of MAPT; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint meets Division and District Agricultural Coordination Committee members in Mandalay; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects roads, bridges on Myitkyina-Bhamo-Tagaung-Mandalay Road; 7. Myanmar’s participation in China-ASEAN Trade Fair coordinated; 8. L & F Ministry holds biannual meeting on meat sector; 9. Coordination Meeting on Bago Yoma Greening Tasks held; 10. Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation tasks in Yangon City; 11. Lt-Gen Ye Myint offers canopied ceiling, Shwekya Thingans to four Buddha Images of Mandalay Sutaungpyae Pagoda; 12. Sermon to be delivered to mark success of Htidaw hoisting ceremony of Thabbyinnyu Stupa; 13. Talks on Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation held; 14. Prizes presented for MTF President’s Trophy Tennis Tournament... "PERSPECTIVES": "Workers to stand firmly as national force" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Towards the new prosperous nation" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 May 2004
Date of publication: 01 May 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends Workers Day message; 2. General Thura Shwe Mann underscores points for development of farming business; 3. The Electronic Transactions Law 4. Secretary-2 receives UNICEF Resident Representative; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects progress of construction tasks in Bhamo District; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint looks into development tasks in Momauk, Bhamo; 7. National Convention Convening Work Committee meets; 8. Indian International Jewellery Show introduced; 9. Utilization of scholarship awards discussed; 10. Thingyan Festival held in London; 11. Writers delegation arrives back... "PERSPECTIVES": "For regional development in all aspects" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7); "Senior citizens, strength of the nation" (Page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 May 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 April 2004
Date of publication: 30 April 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulations to Algerian President; Prime Minister attends inauguration ceremony of Saddan Yadana Bridge, Thirizeya small bridges, Pyilon Chantha Road and Garden in Neikban Village, Kawa Township; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development measures in Kachin State; Myanmar Tong Tah Trade Fair 2004 from 19 to 23 May; Basic and advanced maritime course for new generation youths opened; Cash and kind donated to MWJA; 54 persons exchange arms for peace in February, March; NPED Minister and party arrive back; L&F Minister receives guest; Upgrading tasks of archery, football grounds inspected; Myanmar secures 18 gold in XXII SEA Games instead of 16... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make earnest efforts for regional development" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Honouring the MMCWA Conference" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 April 2004
Date of publication: 29 April 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulations to President of South Africa; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Honorary Myanmar Consul-General to Busan of ROK; The Union of Myanmar The State Peace and Development Council The Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Law (The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 4/2004) The 10th Waxing of Kason 1366 ME ( 28th April, 2004 ); General Banking Course for officers opens; Coord meeting on Manufacturing and Selling Myanma Handicraft and Souvenirs held; Bago Yoma greening tasks coordinated; Construction of roads, bridges inspected; Seminar on Reproductive Health Information System commences; Commander inspects paddy cultivation and storage of paddy in Lashio; Maritime Courses (Myeik Camp) opened; Press Conference on Ninth Thailand Exhibition 2004 held; Third Consulative Meeting of Working Committee of APAEC held; Provisions donated to Ovadaçariya Sayadaws of Shwedagon Pagoda; Competitions to be held to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for speedy completion of power projects and make thrifty use of electricity" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7); "From the song “Mann Taung Yeik Kho” to eternity" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8K)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 April 2004
Date of publication: 28 April 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Like driving force electricity plays key role for national development; 2. Coordination meeting on implementation of agreements on economic cooperation between Myanmar-China held; 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint tours Mandalay Division and Kachin State; 4. Measures for launching new TV channel coordinated; 5. Upgrading of pedestrian lanes inspected; 6. Pathein opens maritime courses; 7. Undertakings of Ministry of Industry-2 inspected; 8. Quarterly meetings of MPE and MOGE held; 9. CEC of MWJA meets; 10. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 11. Hockey officials leave for Pakistan; 12. Arahat statues unearthed in Shwedaung; 13. First Meeting of Southeast Asia Regional Multidisciplinary Advisory Group on Nursing and Midwifery held; 14. Heroin seized in Kyuhkok (Panhsai)... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make coordinated efforts for success of National Convention" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Hukaung Valley Tiger Reserve, a tiger habitat" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 April 2004
Date of publication: 27 April 2004
Description/subject: "Kataññuta, gratitude towards the grateful; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Serbian and Montenegro President; 2. Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Bangladeshi goodwill delegation; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Israeli counterpart; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Israeli counterpart; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of felicitations to Serbian and Montenegro President; 6. Work coordination meeting on preparations for convening of National Convention held; 7. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects road and bridge construction tasks in Sagaing; 8. Aviation Courses for new generation youth open; 9. Six-storey Office of Myanmar Passport Issuing Board opens; 10. Courses opened at central training school of PBANRDA Ministry; 11. Basic Printing Course opened; 12. Cash donated to hail Third Literary Conference; 13. Minister U Win Aung sends message of felicitations to Israeli Foreign Minister; 14. Health Minister attends 7th ASEAN Health Ministers'Meeting; 15. Myanmar-Korea economic cooperation discussed; 16. Second Meeting of ASEAN Energy Policies and Management Network held; 17. Malaysia International Food & Beverages 2004 demonstrated; 18. Bangladeshi goodwill delegation on touer of downtown Yangon; 19. MMCWA's Annual General Conference concludes; 20. Myanmar Wushu team leaves for China... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards speedy completion of projects that would fulfil immediate needs of the State and people" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Hukaung Valley Tiger Reserve, a tiger habitat" - Part 1 (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 April 2004
Date of publication: 26 April 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness1"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends ceremony to enshrine religious objects into Maha Saddhammaramsi Shwe Ceti - Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt hoists Htidaw atop the pagoda; Prime Minister pays obeisance to Agga Maha Pandita KanU Zaytawun Sayadaw; Prime Minister attends meeting to coordinate Htidaw-hoisting of Thabbyinnyu Stupa; Prime Minister inspects construction of water treatment plant in Botahtaung Township; Irrigation facilities inspected in Salingyi, Budalin, Ayadaw Townships in Sagaing Division; Symposium on diabetes & cardiology; Sanitation tasks carried out in Yangon City; Dry day inspection teams check vehicles; Prime Minister attends dinner to mark 14th Annual Conference of MMCWA; MMCWA continues its 14th conference; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe hosts dinner in honour of Bangladeshi goodwill delegation; MTF President's Trophy Tennis Tournament opened... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards successful implementation of social welfare tasks" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "To understand the truth" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 April 2004
Date of publication: 25 April 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness1"... DOMESTIC NEWS: MMCWA has stood as an integrated social organization for more than 13 years; Prime Minister addresses opening of 14th Annual Conference of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects construction of Parami Overpass; Prime Minister attends ceremony to pay homage to title recipient Sayadaws; Ngwetha Dam opened in Salingyi Township, Monywa District, Sagaing Division; Lt-Gen Ye Myint supervises supply of water in Meiktila District; Commander inspects completion of upgrading tasks at Zoo; Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends ceremony to hand over school building in Monywa BEHS No 3; Industry-2 Minister inspects Indagaw Industrial Zone; Sanitation tasks carried out in Yangon City; Myanmar delegation arrives back; UMFCCI opens Japanese language course; MMCWA holds first-day session of 14th Annual Meeting... "PERSPECTIVES": "Constantly fulfil requirements for greater rural areas development" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7); "To understand the truth" (Page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 April 2004
Date of publication: 24 April 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness1"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives PRC Military Attachés; Secretary-1 inspects hydel power projects and multi-purpose dam projects in Bago Division; Commander inspects tax-free markets; Important role of industries emphasized; Golden jubilee of Myanmar Pharmaceutical Factory held; Minister inspects test running of mini-rice mill; Outstanding service personnel honoured; Coordination meeting for Third MWJA Central Body Conference held; Ambassador donates cash for tube-wells in arid regions; Minister receives Chinese guests; Minister for Mines receives guests; Course on prevention of trafficking in persons concludes; Work Group for Prevention of Violence Against Women meets Transport Ministry staff... "PERSPECTIVES": "For strong national unity"... ARTICLES: "Those who daren't show their face—51" [Reporters sans frontieres (RSF)] (Page 7); "Increased power generation gives extra impetus to building modern, developed nation" (Page 16).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 April 2004
Date of publication: 23 April 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness1"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends meeting for holding 4th World Buddhist Summit; 2. Myanmar industrial development work coordination meeting successfully concludes; 3. Commander attends tree planting ceremony in Indaing Station; 4. Commander inspects development works in Sagaing Division; 5. Books donated to Yezin Institute of Agriculture; 6. International Relations Course concludes; 7. Myanmar-China Trade and Investment Cooperation Work Committee meets; 8. Thai delegation leaves; 9. Business Matching Meeting between Myanmar and China held; 10. Myanmar delegation arrives back; 11. Ordination and novitiation ceremony of Northern Command held; 12. Ministry of Sports honours honorary title recipient persons; 13. Two players qualified for Asian Tennis C'ship; 14. Marijuana, heroin seized... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for industrial development for bright future of the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7); "Let’s collectively help learners" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 April 2004
Date of publication: 22 April 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness1"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Chinese Ambassador; 2. Work Coordination Meeting No 1/2004 on Myanma Industrial Development continues; 3. Regional development undertakings inspected in Rakhine State; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects all-round renovation of ancient pagodas in MraukU; 5. Minister inspects roads, bridges in Rakhine State; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Ponnagyun, Kyauktaw, MraukU townships; 7. Educational Management Course to be broadcast live; 8. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 9. Myanmar delegation leaves for Malaysia; 10. Work Committee for Implementation of Agreements on ASEAN Economic Affairs meets; 11. UMFCCI official meets guests; 12. Myitkyina Open golf tourney from 6 to 9 May ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for better healthcare services" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "From a granary to an industrial zone" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 April 2004
Date of publication: 21 April 2004
Description/subject: "Garavo ca, reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness1"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to United Kingdom; 2. From 2000 to date, Myanmar National Olympic Council alone has spent over K 300 million on promoting nation's soccer standard - Prime Minister addresses meeting No 1/2004 of Myanmar National Olympic Council; 3. Prime Minister and wife watch performances of Arzarni San San Circus; 4. Private sector will see sustainable development if its small, medium industries can be promoted - Work Coordination Meeting No 1/2004 on Myanma Industrial Development held; 5. Health minister views tenth renal transplant at YGH; 6. Measures for upgrading Yangon City co-ordinated; 7. Commander attends tree-planting ceremony of Mingladon Station; 8. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 9. Thai delegation arrives; 10. Writers delegation leaves for PRC... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let's strive to achieve success of National Convention" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "New and fast developments throughout Myanmar" (Page 7); "From a granary to an industrial zone" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 April 2004
Date of publication: 20 April 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in Laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of congratulations to Kingdom of Spain; 2. Work coordination meeting of National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee and Management Committee held; 3. Telecommunications services inspected in Mandalay and Magway; 4. Commander, minister meet entrepreneurs of Ayethaya Industrial Zone; 5. Construction of Parami Overpass coordinated; 6. Commander inspects poultry farms; 7. Review meeting on accomplishment of WTP Construction Work Committee held; 8. Routes of bus lines to be changed temporarily; 9. Coord meeting on organizing Fourth World Buddhist Summit held; 10. PyinOoLwin invitational golf tournament held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build new roads and bridges for regional development" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Youngsters enjoying peace and happiness throughout Myanmar - Human resources the future nation can rely".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 April 2004
Date of publication: 19 April 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in Laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: National race leaders with farsightedness assembled on Panglong soil and restored the fine tradition of national unity - Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of cultural troupes of border regions; Making all-out efforts for development of respective regions stressed; Prime Minister attends opening of school building of Nyaungthaya BEPS in Kyaunggon; Work Committee for Upgrading Environs of Kandawgyi Gardens & Zoological Gardens (Yangon) meets; Prizes of National Open Sailing C'ship presented; delivered an address and gave away prizes to winners; Mandalay Mayor's Thingyan Pandal closed; Delegation leaves for Kuala Lumpur... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take part in regional development tasks" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Tourism industry and air transport" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 April 2004
Date of publication: 18 April 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in Laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister attends Htidaw hoisting ceremony at Moksotaung Pagoda, meets departmental officials in Kyaikto; Nayikan Bridge on Yangon-Sittway Road inaugurated in Sittway Township; Energy Minister inspects test-running of LNG Plant in Nyaungdon; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than pays homage to Lawka Nanda Pagoda and Pyilonchantha Pagoda in Sittway; Parittas recited at Information Minister's Office on New Year Day; Ceremony to recite parittas and pour paritta water into reservoirs held; Animals released and respects paid to the aged on New Year Day; Myanmar New Year Day ceremonies held in Yangon City... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for timely completion of hydel power projects" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "National Kandawgyi Gardens in PyinOoLwin" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 April 2004
Date of publication: 17 April 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in Laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Syrian Arab Republic; 2. Prime Minister attends merit-sharing ceremony; of Ayenyein Chantha Maha Mingala Ordination Hall in Kyauktan; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends cornerstone-laying ceremony for construction of new gymnasium in Kyauktan Township; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Rakhine State; 5. Roads in Mandalay crowded with Thingyan revellers on 2nd Akyat Day; 6. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe attends concerts of Xi Shuang Ban Na cultural troupe, Myanmar artistes; 7. CPT Minister receives CCTV crew; 8. Closing ceremony of pandal of Ministry of Home Affairs held; 9. Yangon Mayor's Pandal comes to a close in evening of Maha Thingyan Atet Day; 10. Commander, mayor take part in Thingyan in Mandalay; 11. Yangonites show core of Thingyan with peaceful and happy celebration... "PERSPECTIVES": "New Year Resolution" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Drug—a boon or a curse" (Page 8)... POEMS: "Like the 'payit' buds waiting to burst into bloom"; "Let's usher in the New Year" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 April 2004
Date of publication: 16 April 2004
Description/subject: "Appamado ca dhammesu, to be diligent in Laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe enjoy Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival of PBANRDA Ministry; Thingyan festival in Mandalay attracts revellers; Yangon Mayor's Thingyan Pandal teeming with Thingyan lovers ; Minister inspects maintenance of press; Yangonites joyfully celebrate Water Festival on 2nd Akyat Day; Tourists, revellers take part in water festival in Mandalay; Water festival held at Family Maha Thingyan Pandal... "PERSPECTIVES": "For successful realization of the projects implemented by the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Drug — a boon or a curse" (Page 8); "MOHA pandal continues Maha Thingyan Festival" (Page 16).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 April 2004
Date of publication: 15 April 2004
Description/subject: THE FULL-TEXT NLM FOR 15 APRIL WAS NOT PUT ONLINE. Senior General Than Shwe inspects National Kandawgyi Gardens in PyinOoLwin; Senior General Than Shwe inspects Hsinlan Dam, No 1 Steel Plant in PyinOoLwin; Senior General Than Shwe inspects MAEU in Meiktila; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt tours Maungtaw; Prime Minister tours Pyay in Bago (West) Division; Secretary-1 attends installing of steel frames to Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon); Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt looks into development works in Bago Division; Dry day inspection team checks departmental vehicles; Diplomatic corps enjoy Water Festival at Yangon Mayor's Pandal; Pandals in Mandalay City crowded with Thingyan revellers; Prime Minister and wife enjoy Thingyan festival at pandal of Ministry of Home Affairs; People enjoy themselves in Thingyan Festival; Diplomats enjoy Maha Thingyan Festival at pandals of ministries; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Philippine guest; UMFCCI hosts dinner to Chinese cultural troupe; Officials leave for Malaysia; Rice millers leave for abroad; Defence Officials' Dialogue of ARF countries meet; Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs concludes visit; Business Forum held ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to build a modern Tatmadaw"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (97K)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12-14 April 2004
Date of publication: 14 April 2004
Description/subject: "The New Light of Myanmar" was not published for these 3 days on account of the holidays.
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 April 2004
Date of publication: 11 April 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe inspects upgrading of Anisakhan Airfield in PyinOoLwin Township; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development works in Yathedaung, Taungpyo-Letwe, Maungtaw; Senior General Than Shwe and Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend graduation dinner of 6th Intake of DSTA; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt hoists htidaw atop Maha Thuwunna Pathada Gandakuti Kyaungdawgyi; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects construction tasks in Kyaukse; Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation tasks in Yangon City; Tree planting ceremony held at Yangon Station; PPE holds novitiation and ordination ceremony; Yangon Command MCWA opens Tailoring Course; Victorious sports teams of Yangon Division honoured; Drug possessors sentenced in Taunggyi, North Okkalapa... "PERSPECTIVES": "Happy Thingyan" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Unprecedented style Rakhine Thingyan to be held at Theinbyu-kwin" (Page 7); " Measures for ensuring smooth and secure transportation coordinated" (Page 10); "Rural road opened in Thayawady" (Page 16).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 April 2004
Date of publication: 10 April 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Strenuous efforts being made for human resources development all over the nation; Medals for outstanding performance in science, technology to be presented; Senior General Than Shwe addresses graduation parade of 6th Intake of DSTA; Excerpts from Senior General Than Shwe's address; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends congratulations to Sri Lankan PM; Taikkyi-Phaunggyi-Bago Road across Bago Yoma opened; Steel bridge frame factory inspected; Commander inspects development tasks in Putao; Commander attends opening of prayer halls; Commander inspects tasks of mines in Heho, Pindaya; Regional development tasks inspected in Shan State (North); Minister back from ASEAN meetings in S'pore; Cooperatives Minister receives Chinese guests; Cash and kind donated to MMCWA; Tailoring and knitting courses end; "Heroin, marijuana seized in Tamu, Hlinethaya" ;... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards industrial development" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Welcoming New Year with new vigor" (Page 7); "Hydroelectric power projects on the golden rivers" (Page 11).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 April 2004
Date of publication: 09 April 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and party view Export Processing Zone in Chittagong; 2. Secretary-1 attends opening ceremony of Specialist Hospital (Kyaukse) in Mandalay Division; 3. Commander attends tree planting ceremony in Hmawby Station; 4. Water supply stations designated for Thingyan; 5. Hukaung Valley to become tiger reserve; 6. Minister for Commerce receives Chinese guests; 7. UMFCCI President back from India; 8. UMFCCI officials meet guests; 9. Three perpetrators intrude into Myanmar Embassy compound in Kuala Lumpur... "PERSPECTIVES": "More roads and bridges for rural and urban development" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Hydroelectric power projects on the golden rivers" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 April 2004
Date of publication: 08 April 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and party tour Chittagong, Bandarban, Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; Silver Sea Fisheries Industrial Zone opened in Hlinethaya Township; Minister inspects No 2 Farm Machinery Factory (Malun); Commander, Minister, Mayor attend opening of Multipurpose Community Telecentre in Phaunggyi; Upgrading of Ye-Mawlamyine railroad section inspected; Pilot production of mini rice mills, parts inspected; Management Staff Grade-II Course concludes; Nursery Market Festival continues; Hoisting of diamond bud atop Thabinnyu Pagoda coordinated; Sitagu Sayadaw and Religious Affairs Minister arrive back; World Health Day observed; Mingon Model Village in Hlegu Township opened; First Leg of Myanmar Golf Tour 2004 12-15 April... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between Myanmar and Bangladesh" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "An Introduction to Bioeconomic" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 April 2004
Date of publication: 07 April 2004
Description/subject: "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness". DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt on return from Bangladesh; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt arrives in Bangladesh; 3. Bangladesh supports Myanmar's democracy drive and nation-building tasks General Khin Nyunt and Begum Khaleda Zia hold talks; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt calls on Bangladeshi President Professor Dr Iajuddin Ahmed; 6. Chinese journalists delegation on tour; 5. Bangladeshi PM hosts banquet in honour of Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; 7. Self-reliant roads and tube-well opened in Dagon Myothit (South) Township; 8. Traffic Rules Enforcement Committee meets; 9. Wellwishers honour MWJA third conference; 10. Measures coordinated for holding MWJA third conference; 11. Policewomen task force of MPF stage skill demonstration; 12. Participants in MWAF Plenary Meeting honoured; 13. Weallwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 14. Effectiveness of traditional medicines discussed; 15. Hlawga Park to be closed during Thingyan; 16. Mails to be delivered during Thingyan... "PERSPECTIVES": "Try to become able technicians" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Democracy: A Hard Idea to Translate" (Page 7); "Traditional Rakhine Thingyan Festival" (Page 7)... POEM: "Guest Flower" (Page 11)'
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 April 2004
Date of publication: 06 April 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Coordination meeting (2/2004) on development of oil palm industry in Taninthayi Division held; 2. Cash donated towards funds of Bagaya monastic education school; 3. Measures for modernization of Yangon City inspected; 4. Minister inspects archaeological works in four divisions; 5. New oil wells drilled in Pantanaw, Nyaungdon; 6. Aphyauk gas field inspected; 7. Mayor inspects replacement of water pipes, vehicle department; 8. UDE courses to be given, examination centres announced; 9. Deputy Minister inspects Satsan dry dock; 10. Myanmar Trade Fair-2004 concludes; 11. Annual meeting to review Reproductive Health Project held; 12. Myanmar finance delegation leaves for Singapore; 13. UMFCCI delegation leaves for India; 14. Myanmar delegation arrives back from India; 15. Myanmar Wushu team leaves for PRC; 16. Premier league football tourney continues; 17. Drug refinery raided in Waingmaw; 18. Drug trafficker gets jail sentence; 19. Narcotic drugs seized in Mandalay... "PERSPECTIVES": "Enjoy Thingyan Festival in peace and happiness" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: “Road safety is no accident” (Page 7)... POEM: "Padauk Showers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 April 2004
Date of publication: 05 April 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sees off PM General Khin Nyunt on departure for Bangladesh; 2. Myanma Economic Bank branch in Hmawby opens; 3. Undertakings of hotels, posts and telecommunications inspected in Rakhine State; 4. Merits shared for completion of Chanaye Kyitha Sankyaung in Thingangyun Township; 5. Commander inspects construction of road in Lashio; 6. Provisions donated to monks who sit Pahtamabyan Examination in Mawlamyine; 7. Academic course for teachers in Sagaing Division opened; 8. Novitiation ceremony of PBANRDA Ministry held; 9. Youth Education Camp Training Course opened in Kayah State; 10. Drug traffickers sentenced... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards total elimination of narcotic drugs" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Myanmar and road transport" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 April 2004
Date of publication: 04 April 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. UMFCCI effectively safeguarding national interest while cooperating with international economic organizations Annual General Meeting of UMFCCI held; 2. Secretary-1 inspects dams and hydroelectric power projects in Mandalay Division; 3. Ministry of Industry-1 holds communal novitiation ceremony; 4. Homage paid to Sasana Manaung Webyan Monastery Sayadaw; 5. Sanitation tasks carried out in Yangon City; 6. Agricultural works inspected; 7. Myanmar Trade Fair 2004 continues; 8. Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back from ROK; 9. Information Minister receives Chinese journalist delegation; 10. Chinese delegation tours Yangon; 11. ASEAN Information Seminar Series held in Mandalay; 12. Myanmar CP Inter-Club Tennis Tournament ends ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Accelerate implementation of development projects" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Thingyan— for all to rejoice at" (Page 7)... POEM: "Koel's Song and Thingyan Thoughts" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 April 2004
Date of publication: 03 April 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe inspects development of Hainggyi Island region; 2. Secretary-1 inspects multi-purpose dam projects, hydro-electric power projects in Magway Division; 3. Meeting to ensure greening of 30-mile radius of Yangon Airport held; 4. Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Secure and Smooth Transport meets; 5. e-Procurement Project formally launched; 6. Myanmar Trade Fair 2004 launched; 7. Management Officers Course ends; 8. Information tasks inspected in Mandalay, Sagaing Divisions; 9. Minister receives guests; 10. Deputy Minister receives guests; 11. Chinese journalist delegation continues Yangon excursion; 12. WHO director for SEA region leaves ; 13. Vietnamese delegation leaves; 14. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 15. Heroin seized in Lashio; 16. 246 drug cases exposed in February... "PERSPECTIVES": "Paper and pulp factory—a step to fulfil the domestic needs" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "On return from Ayeyawady" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 April 2004
Date of publication: 02 April 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe inspects 200-ton Pulp Factory Project (Thabaung), Pathein Bridge Project in Ayeyawady Division; 2. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend opening ceremony of Hinthada District Sasana Beikmandawgyi; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt to pay goodwill visit to Bangladesh; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives WHO official; 5. WHO official visits hospitals, MRD (Lower Myanmar); 6. Vietnamese broadcasting delegation visits Myanma Gems Emporium, Hlinethaya Industrial City; 7. Chinese journalist delegation arrives; 8. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends ceremony to celebrate centenary of Ahlon Shipyard; 9. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects water supply project in Dalla; 10. Work Committee for All-round Upgrading of Environs of Kandawgyi Garden and Zoo (Yangon) meets; 11. Myanmar citizens in Malaysia donate medicines to Sangha Hospital... "PERSPECTIVES": "For parallel development of agriculture and industry" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "Thingyan — the merriest festival all can enjoy" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 April 2004
Date of publication: 01 April 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt views lens factory of Myanmar Asia Optical International Co Ltd; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives special envoy of SRV; 3. Work Committee for National Electricity Development meets; 4. Transport Minister inspects prevention of bank erosion in Nyaungdon; 5. Panasonic Professional Video Systems Road Show 2004 demonstrated; 6. Rural gravel roads, water supply canals opened to hail 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; 7. Nursery Market Festival continues; 8. Applications to be submitted for MBA course; 9. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 10. CPT Minister receives Thai guests; 11. e-Procurement to be launched on 2 April; 12. Applications to be submitted for MBA course... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards speedy implementation of national development plans" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "Valuable gas discovery in the Golden Land" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 April 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 March 2004
Date of publication: 31 March 2004
Description/subject: "Dhammacariya ca, lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Special Projects Implementation Committee meets; 2. Announcement on the reconvening of the National Convention; 3. Myawady Television marks its 9th anniversary; 4. Gems special sale in June; 5. Water-throwing pandals need to apply permit; 6. Bridge, briefing hall, tower opened in Yangon Division Agriculture and Poultry Special Zone; 7. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 8. Nursery Market Festival continues; 9. Central Executive Committee of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association meets; 10. National Seminar on sustainable development of teak and bamboo; 11. Renewal of fish/prawn farming licences; 12. Minister Maj-Gen Sein Htwa receives Japanese guests; 13. Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves for ROK; 14. Cach donated for renovation of ancient pagoda; 15. Early Childhood Development Centre's 2003-04 academic year over; 16. Meeting on compiling Myanmar football history held ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let's lend ourselves to regional and national development work" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "The heart-shaped mountain lake of Chin State" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 March 2004
Date of publication: 30 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe addresses meeting No 1/2004 of Central Committee for Development of Border Areas and National Races; 2. Chairman of Myanmar Education Committee Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of main hall of MMU; 3. Minister inspects oil and gas fields in Shwedaung; 4. Armed Forces Day exhibition crowded with people; 5. Armed Forces Day Literary and Arts Exhibition continues; 6. Minister views artefacts excavated in Tagaung and nearby areas; 7. Workshop on Health Mapper for Malaria Control Programme held; 8. Plenary meeting of delegates of State/Division Organizations for Women's Affairs concludes; 9. Coord meeting for International Trade Delegation to the East Asia Region 2004 held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of the women sector and of the nation (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation dutifully preserving traditional cultural heritage" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 March 2004
Date of publication: 29 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Join hands with the people to repulse courageously whatever dangers that threaten the nation and its people; 2. Prime Minister inspects Yangon Airport Building extension, high-rise building projects; 3. Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends plenary meeting of delegates of state and division organizations for women's affairs; 4. Prime Minister meets trainees of Regional Development Special Refresher Course No 3; 5. Myoma Bridge and Tein Bridge in Mingin Township, Sagaing Division, opened; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects construction of bridges, roads in Kalewa, Mawlaik; 7. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Rakhine State, Bago Division (West); 8. Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends opening of Kadoe station hospital in Mawlamyine; 9. Works of Leading Committee for Observance of 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day reviewed; 10. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects agricultural tasks in North-East Command area; 11. Consolation prizes presented to winners of Armed Forces Day commemorative literary, art contests; 12. Dry Day inspection teams discharge duties; 13. Military attaches visit Armed Forces Day exhibition; 14. Chinese Vice Premier of State Council visits Bagan-NyaungU, Mandalay; 15. Delegation leaves for Thailand; 16. Plenary meeting of State/Division Organizations for Women's Affairs held ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards industrial development" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Tatmadawmen who are combating the menace of narcotic drugs" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1K)
Date of entry/update: 30 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 March 2004
Date of publication: 28 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Patriotic leaders and experts dutifully contribute to strengthening and modernization of the Armed Forces; 2. Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe delivered an address at the 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade; 3. Defence Services Commander-in-Chief Senior General Than Shwe attends 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade; 4. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day reception and dinner; 5. Daw Kyaing Kyaing and public accord rousing welcome to Tatmadawmen of 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day parade columns; 6. Prizes presented to best companies, columns in Armed Forces Day Parade; 7. Military code of conduct and extempore talks contests; 8. Military attaches pay tribute to fallen heroes... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build up State defence capability" (Page 2) ... ARTICLES: ... "Tatmadawmen who are combating the menace of narcotic drugs"... SLOGANS: :The Tatmadaw and the people are inseparable"; "Twelve Nobel (sic) Traditions of the Tatmadaw" (1. A patriotic Tatmadaw; 2. A disciplined Tatmadaw; 3. A loyal Tatmadaw; 4. A united Tatmadaw; 5. An efficient Tatmadaw; 6. A Tatmadaw which makes heroic sacrifices; 7. A Tatmadaw which does not seek personal gain; 8. A Tatmadaw of noble spirit and high moral (sic); 9. A Tatmadaw which posseses true quality of overcoming obstacles; 10. A Tatmadaw which can endure hardship; 11. A tenacious and persevering Tatmadaw; 12. A Tatmadaw which always upholds Our Three Main National Causes.); "Tatmadaw's Ten Strengths" (1. Loyalty; 2. Obedience; 3. Strong morale & perserverance; 4. Good discipline; 5. Being well-trained; 6. Possessing brilliant combat skill; 7. Healthiness & fitness; 8. Having esprit de corps; 9. Making sacrifices; 10. Endeavouring to meet the aim with strong determination)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 March 2004
Date of publication: 27 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Myanmar Convention Centre opens in Yangon; 2. Prime Minister hands over ancient Buddha image to Ministry of Culture; 3. Lt-Gen Maung Bo fixes golden bolt at frame of Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine); 4. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development of Mawlaik; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than meets Tatmadawmen, local people in Taungup; 6. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects development tasks in Tangyan, Lashio; 7. Chief of Armed Forces Training Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends ceremony to present prizes to booths to mark 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; 8. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends opening of display on works of 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative Literature and Art Competition; 9. Roads, bridges in Bago, Ayeyawady and Magway Divisions, Rakhine State inspected; 10. Measures for ensuring secure and smooth transport coordinated; 11. Cash donated for renovation of Shwephonepwint Pagoda; 12. 92 tourists arrive in NyaungU; 13. Myo Min Aung secures Tiger Golf C'ship trophy in Amateur Open ... "PERSPECTIVES": "The Tatmadaw in perpetual service of the State and the people" (Page 2) ... ARTICLES: "Nation-building tasks carried out by the Tatmadaw and the people"; " Hailing the 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day: Roads built by the people and the Tatmadaw"; "Bridges built or being built by the Tatmadaw"; "Railroads constructed by the people and the Tatmataw"; "Irrigation facilities constructed by the people and the Tatmadaw " "Upholding Our Three Main National Causes" (Pages 8+9); "Noble-hearted Tatmadaw" (Page 9) ... POEM: "The past, the present and the future of the Tatmadaw" ("...Ever smiling, Noble-hearted Tatmadaw") (Page 11)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 March 2004
Date of publication: 26 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. To improve economic, health and education sectors; 2. Senior General Than Shwe receives Vice Premier of State Council of PRC; 3. Senior General Than Shwe inspects booths at Armed Forces Day Exhibition; 4. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Bangladeshi President; 5. PRC State Council Vice Premier and party leave for Bagan-NyaungU; 6. Secretary-1 meets industrial entrepreneurs in Monywa Industrial Zone; 7. Secretary-1 inspects factories in Kyaukse; 8. Prime Minister sends congratulations to Malaysia; 9. Prime Minister sends felicitations to Bangladesh; 10. Myanmar delegation leaves for PRC; 11. PRC goodwill delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda; 12. Deputy Minister receives guest; 13. 459 tourists arrive by cruiseliner; 14. FM sends felicitations to Bangladesh; 15. UMFCCI officials meet Thai guests; 16. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction tasks on Maei-Minkyaung road section; 17. Deedokpauk Bridge on Yangon-Kyaukpyu Highway in Rakhine State commissioned into service; 18. Regional development measures inspected in Mandalay Division; 19. Lt-Gen Ye Myint meets Mandalay Division Agricultural Supervisory Committee; 20. Military parade columns finalize practice of parade drills for Armed Forces Day; 21. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects development tasks in Tangyan Township; 22. Myo Min Aung leads Tiger Golf C'ship... "PERSPECTIVES": "Further strengthen Sino- Myanmar friendly ties" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Nation-building duties jointly discharged by the Tatmadaw and the people " - "Mongpan-Kengtawng Road constructed by the Tatmadaw and the people "; "Mongpan-Kengtawng Road constructed by the Tatmadaw and the people "... SLOGANS: "Tatmadaw, which possesses storong morale & perserverance"... POEM: "Myanma Tatmadaw is like this".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 March 2004
Date of publication: 25 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Laying groundwork for emergence of developed and peaceful democratic State; Prime Minister attends coordination meeting for celebration of Thingyan Festival; PM General Khin Nyunt meets Chinese Vice Premier; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends signing of MoUs between Myanmar and China; Deputy Secretary-General of Chinese State Council visits; Naval Dockyard Command Headquarters in Thilawa; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt, Chinese State Council Vice Premier hold discussions; Secretary-1 hosts dinner in honour of Chinese Vice Premier; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Secretary-1 attends opening ceremony of Hsinmin-2 Cement Plant in Kyaukse; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than highlights locals' participation for success of rural development plans; World TB Day observed; USDA multiplier course opened; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe attends broadcasting of fertilizers in Lashio, Mongyai townships; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win accepts cash and kind for Tatmadawmen; Information Minister tours Monywa District; Books and journals donated to IPRD; Cash and kind donated to MMCWA; Tiger-Myanmar Amateur Open... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s strive for perpetuation of the Union" (Page 2) ... ARTICLES: "Myanma Tatmadaw endowed with twelve fine traditions" (Pages 8+9); "Joint endeavours made by the Tatmadaw and the people in carrying out nation-building tasks" - "Railroads constructed by Myanma Railways and the Tatmadaw in Namhsan Shan State (South)"... SLOGANS: "The Tatmadaw (ArmedForces) in perpetual service of the people"... POEM: "Noble companion of Tatmadaw" ("With equal drops of sweat, we shall repay We’ll march together, traditionally pretty flowers Feel tired? Even then won’t rest For those who want to part, will deal as comrades true Till axe-handles are eliminated, we’ll work hard overtime...")
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 March 2004
Date of publication: 24 March 2004
Description/subject: "Danañ ca, generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Economic and social indicators have greatly surpassed; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects full dress rehearsal of Armed Forces Day parade columns; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win attends opening of 25-ton bran oil mill and 50-ton rice mill in Shwebo; Mongyai-Namlaung special development road opened in northern Shan State; Information Minister tours Sagaing and Magway Divisions; Plan coordinated to run private industries with advanced machinery; Mongseik-Kaunghsai and Pyinthaya-Htiri sections of Shwenyaung-Namhsan Railroad inaugurated in Shan State (South); List of prize winners announced; 10-day vipassana session at Shweminwun meditation centre; Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China arrives on official visit; Minister arrives back from Vietnam; Tiger-Myanmar Amateur Open held; Two Myanmar golfers leave for India ... "PERSPECTIVES": "To translate Armed Forces Day objectives into action" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Passing through decades" (Pages 8+9); "Drugs eradication tasks jointly carried out by the people and the Tatmadaw"... POEM: "Heroic Son".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 March 2004
Date of publication: 23 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: The Tatmadaw has to keep abreast of the times; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Pakistan; Paunglin Dam (support dam to Ngamoeyeik Reservoir) opened to irrigate farmland in Hlegu Township and supply water to Yangon; All citizens responsible for making efforts for regional peace and tranquillity, strengthening national solidarity and perpetuation of the Union; Secretary-1 inspects Shwesayay hydro-electric power project site; Coord Meeting on collection of road, bridge tolls held; Prime Minister attends ceremony to honour Sayadaw Bhaddanta Osadhabhivamsa; National Convention Convening Management Committee meets; Quiz on knowledge at Armed Forces Day Exhibition; Armed Forces Day Exhibition to be held; Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Pakistan; Armed Forces Day Exhibition to be held; Committee for holding plenary meeting of state and division organizations for women's affairs meets; Committee for holding plenary meeting of state and division organizations for women's affairs meets... ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let's work in concert with Government for noble cause" (Page 2) ... ARTICLES: "Bagan-Kyaukpadaung Railroad Project jointly implemented by the Tatmadaw and the people"; "Weather, Climate and Water in the Information Age" "The Tatmadaw: that the people love" (Pages 8+9)... SLOGANS: "Tatmadaw always striving for development of the nation in the interests of the people"; "The Tatmadaw, endeavouring to meet the aim with strong determination" "; "The Tatmadaw (Armed Forces) in perpetual service of the people"... POEM: "Sacrificing, daring Myanmar citizen"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 March 2004
Date of publication: 22 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Protect all the national interests; 2. General Thura Shwe Mann inspects drills of Armed Forces Day Parade columns; 3. Government building new airports, upgrading old ones to facilitate air transport; 4. Commander inspects development tasks of townships in Yangon South District; 5. SWRR Minister inspects departmental tasks in Mandalay, PyinOoLwin; 6. Tractors handed over to Ministry of Forestry in Muse; 7. Archaeological works in Rakhine State inspected; 8. Over euro 18.5m fetched at 41st Myanma Gems Emporiuma; 9. F & R Deputy Minister attends ASEAN+3 Senior Policy Seminar in Manila; 10. 381 tourists arrive at Thilawa... "PERSPECTIVES": "Always keep Three Main National Causes in the fore" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Transport facilities constructed by the Tatmadaw and the people"; "Tatmadaw always making efforts for national development in the interest of the people" (Pages 8+9) ... POEM: "Because we've been dutiful" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 March 2004
Date of publication: 21 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Serve to the best of ability and with utmost diligence; 2. Prime Minister attends opening of modern Pyidaungsu Stadium in Muse, Shan State (North); 3. Secretary-2 inspects factories in Shwepaukkan Myothit and North Okkalapa Township; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Rakhine State; 5. River water pumping project, paper mill inspected; 6. Myanma Gems Emporium fetches over euro 18.2 million; 7. Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport in Yangon Division meets; 8. Commander attends cash donation ceremony for construction of Letisan Sasana Yeiktha two-storey building in Pazundaung; 9. Demonstration and lecture on Myanma traditional dance held; 10. Economic Working Group of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation meets; 11. PRC delegation visits Mindhamma Hill; 12. Yangon Division retains c'ship trophy in ISD Golf Team Championship; 13. Marijuana seized in Pyu... "PERSPECTIVES": "Better transport—key to national development" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Tatmadaw always making efforts for national development in the interest of the people" (Page 7); "Bridges built by Tatmadawmen" (Pages 8+9) ... POEM: March, the month of Sun art" ("... we'll work towards flourishing of the seven-step Road Map")
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 March 2004
Date of publication: 20 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Protect all the interest of the State; Vice Premier of the State Council of PRC to visit Myanmar; Economic development must for building up a developed nation - General Thura Shwe Mann meets with officials and national entrepreneurs in Taninthayi Division; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends second cash and kind donation ceremony for Tatmadawmen; Book Fair opened in honour of Armed Forces Day; Construction works inspected at Set Hsan shipyard; Roads commissioned into service in Dagon Myothit (North) Township to hail Armed Forces Day; Marijuana seized in Dagon Myothit (South).... "PERSPECTIVES": "For development of ICT sector" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Nation-buliding tasks jointly carried out by the Tatmadaw and the people" (railway building by the Tatmadaw); "Railroads which help further strengthen love and friendly relations among national races"... SLOGANS: "The Tatmadaw (ArmedForces) in perpetual service of the people"...POEM: "Battle front"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 March 2004
Date of publication: 19 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: For realization of the five rural development tasks; Prime Minister enjoys Gita Nandawun music concert; General Thura Shwe Mann inspects oil palm cultivation projects in Taninthayi Division; Cash donated to hospitals and social organizations; Jade sales earn over 9.1m euros; Commander, Minister open Myat Yadana railway station in Thanlyin; Tubewells opened for rural development; Myanmar Trade Fair 2004 to be held; Minister receives foreign guest; 66 Italian tourists arrive; Myanma Tatmadaw football and volleyball teams arrive back; 26th ISD Golf Team Championship continues; Drugs dealers sentenced; Poppy plantation destroyed... "PERSPECTIVES": "Carry out township development work with collective responsibility" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Nation-building tasks jointly implemented by the Tatmadaw and the people " - "Bridges built by Tatmadawmen which will be opened soon"; "An interview with hero pilot"... POEM: "Pride that is his".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 March 2004
Date of publication: 18 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The noble traditions of the Tatmadaw; 2. Prime Minister addresses meeting on Electronic Transactions Law (draft); 3. Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulations to President of Russian Federation; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Prime Minister of Ireland; 5. Leading Committee for Observance of the 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day meets; 6. Parade columns practises marching drills; 7. Nantmaung Creek Bridge in Momeik inaugurated; 8. Ziwaka Mobile Health Train gives treatment to 1,899 patients; 9. Observance of Thingyan in traditional way discussed; 10. Chinese fugitive handed over in Muse; 11. Jade lots earn over 1.3 million euro on second day; 12. Information Sub-committee for Organizing Fourth World Buddhist Summit meets; 13. Organizational set-up of MWAF explained; 14. Youth Teachership Course opened; 15. Capital presented to four Yangon District MCWAs; 16. MAWFA members visit Union National Races Village; 17. Second round of ISD Golf Team Championship continues; 18. Wushu team leaves for China... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for speedy realization of educational goal" (Page 2)... "Point 6041 battle, testament to Tatmadaw’s heroic sacrifices" (Pages 8+9)...POEM: "Summer full of golden blooms"... SLOGANS: "Tatmadaw always serving the interest of the nation and the people"; "The Tatmadaw and the people are inseparable"; "The Tatmadaw (Armed Forces) in perpetual service of the people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 March 2004
Date of publication: 17 March 2004
Description/subject: "Matapitu upatthanam, to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Take part in border areas development undertakings; 2. Prime Minister inspects development projects in Bago Division; 3. Modern, developed nation can be reached only if education sees quantitative as well as qualitative development - Myanmar Education Committee holds meeting; 4. Prime Minister attends ceremony to present Ma Myat Lay Scholarship; 5. General Thura Shwe Mann inspects development of Pathein region; 6. Minister stresses cost-effective publishing of textbooks; 7. Jade lots fetch over 2m euro; 8. MAI launches new route to New Delhi; 9. Ziwaka Mobile Health Train launched; 10. 15th Century artifacts found in Myeik Township; 11. UMFCCI official leaves for Japan; 12. Medical equipment donated to DSOH; 13. Sitagu Sayadaw leaves for Lao PDR; 14. 26th ISD Golf Team C’ship opened; 15. MWAF meets Chin State Organization for Women’s Affairs... "PERSPECTIVES": "Inauguration of new runway at Pathein Airport" (Page 2)... ARTICLES:"Tatmadaw always striving for national development in the interest of the people (Page 7); "Victorious Tatmadaw" (Page 8+9)... POEM: "About Soldiers" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 March 2004
Date of publication: 16 March 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. As good sons of the State, serve the interests of the people; 2. Prime Minister inspects Shwegyin Hydel Power Project in Bago Division; 3. Secretary-2 inspects construction of Ngwe Hsaung Beach Hotel, laying of concrete on Pathein-Ngwe Hsaung Road; 4. Vitamin-A given to children and breast-feeding mothers; 5. 1,014 gem merchants arrive; 6. Gem mining works to be permitted to national companies and organizations; 7. Myanmar National Seminar and Action Plan Preparation Workshop of ADB-ASEAN Road Safety Project opened; 8. Myanmar football team leaves for China; 9. 68 acres of poppy plantations destroyed in Phakant township... "PERSPECTIVES": "Explore more gems for increased earnings of the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Construction projects implemented by the Tatmadaw hand in hand with the people" (Page 7); "The historic and victorious military operations of the Tatmadaw" (Pages 8+9)... POEM: "Tender Emerald spring and Grandad" - "...“ This is the day that's famous nationwide Armed Forces Day, which I can't forget I'll go attend, that significant celebration For you young sons, is this eugenia spring Ready to present..." (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 March 2004
Date of publication: 15 March 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. A Loyal Tatmadaw; 2. General Thura Shwe Mann attends opening of runway of Pathein Airport; 3. Archaeological works inspected in Mandalay, Bago Divisions; 4. Irrigation facilities inspected in Mon State; 5. Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Mandalay, Sagaing Divisions; 6. Tatmadaw and departmental cars checked on Dry Day; 7. Commander inspects development tasks in Kayan Township; 8. Construction of school buildings inspected; 9. JAT Course concludes at UDNR; 10. UDNR holds 13th Convocation 11. Functions of UDNR coordinated; 12. UDNR Council meets; 13. Title recipient Sayadaw honoured; 14. Training course concludes; 15. Seminar on HIV prevention to be held; 16. Trials of Asian Sepak Takraw invitational tourney held; 17. 804 gem merchants arrive... "PERSPECTIVES": "Potable water supply in rural areas" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Joint efforts of the Tatmadaw and the people in carrying out nation-building tasks" (Page 7); "Men of noble hearts" (Pages 8+9)... POEM: "Our Tatmadaw" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 March 2004
Date of publication: 14 March 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: To ensure perpetuation of sovereignty at the risk of lives; Prime Minister addresses meeting for holding Fourth World Buddhist Summit; Prime Minister attends cash donation ceremony for building Thabbyinnyu Stupa; Raising of Myanmar football standard coordinated; 479 gem merchants arrive; Ambassadors, diplomats and military attaches visit Gems Emporium; Industry-1 Minister inspects Win Thuza Shop in Bagan-NyaungU; Press conference on holding of 41st Myanma Gems Emporium held; Sanitation tasks carried out to hail 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day... "PERSPECTIVES": "For flourishing of Union Spirit" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Tatmadawmen who were born of the people" (Pages 8+9) ... "Nation-building tasks jointly carried out by the Tatmadaw and the people" ... POEM: "Eye-witness".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 March 2004
Date of publication: 13 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister previews Myanma Gems Emporium; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends message of condolence to King of Spain; Minister U Win Aung sends message of condolence to Spanish FM; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends message of condolence to his Spanish counterpart; Minister receives PRC delegation; General Thura Shwe Mann addresses coordination meeting on cultivation of 500,000 acres of oil palm in Taninthayi Division; Chief of Armed Forces Training inspects practising of marching by parade columns; Deputy Minister inspects Tachilek TV relay station, District IPRD; Secretary-1 attends cash donation ceremony for supply of potable water in rural areas; Measures for ensuring secure and smooth Transport co-ordinated; Archery Federation holds meeting; Kanbawza Football Team honoured; Myanmar Tennis C'ship 2004 concludes; Opium, speciosa seized in Ywahtaung, Myeik; Heroin seized in Namkham ... "PERSPECTIVES": "To Make use of favourable agricultural and livestock conditions" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "The course of history of efficient Tatmadaw" (Page 8)... POEM: "Chronology of March, Chronology of Summer" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 March 2004
Date of publication: 12 March 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Serve the interests of the people; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of Mauritius; 3. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects accommodation, drills practising of parade columns; 4. Commander inspects Kyaukni agriculture and livestock breeding farm; 5. TV relay stations inspected in Tachilek; 6. Bago Division GAD holds meeting; 7. Myanmar Trade Fair 2-5 April; 8. Chinese guests visit Shwedagon Pagoda; 9. Ambassador U Khin Maung Aye presents credentials to President of Portuguese Republic; 10. Seminar on International Planned Parenthood Federation's strategy opened; 11. KNPP opens fire on bus in Loikaw... "PERSPECTIVES": "Tatmadaw always in the service of the nation and its people" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: Tatmadaw serving the interest of the people" - photos of Tatmadaw member building roads and railways (Page 7); "Myanma Tatmadaw for the people" (Page 8)...POEM: Tatmadaw for the people.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 March 2004
Date of publication: 11 March 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Lt-Gen Ye Myint visits Sayadaws in Mandalay, inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) Project; 2. Commander attends work coord meeting of Bago Division Police Force; 3. Parade columns practise drills; 4. Commander inspects agricultural, regional development tasks in Thanlyin, Kyauktan Townships; 5. Yangon Command wins Defence Services C-in-C's volleyball trophy; 6. Winners in Military Code of Conduct, Extempore Talks Contests announced; 8. 33.7 acres of poppy fields destroyed...."PERSPECITVES": "Let’s work in concert under the leadership of the government" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "Kayin State with many splendours" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 March 2004
Date of publication: 10 March 2004
Description/subject: "Subhasita ca ya vaca, to have words well spoken; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. All-round upgrading of Kandawgyi and Yangon Zoological Gardens coordinated 2. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Taungyay Dam construction project in Kyaukpadaung Township 3. Commerce Minister meets importers and exporters 4. Doctors successfully conduct kidney transplant on patients 5. Minister visits Armed Forces Day booth 6. Tax-free markets inspected in Yangon 7. Armed Forces Day Book Fair to be held 8. New school building opened 9. Commerce Minister receives Japanese guests 10. Tourists arrive by M S Europa 11. MAPT beat CPT 2-1 in First Division Soccer Tourney 12. 12 acres of poppy plantations in Shan State (East) destroyed 13. Drug possessor gets prison term..."PERSPECTIVES": "Improving socioeconomic life through agricultural development" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "My defective heart— myocardial infarct— that needs treatment abroad" - Part 2 (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 March 2004
Date of publication: 09 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. 95th birthday of Myingyan Sayadaw celebrated 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Japanese guests 3. Prime Minister receives foreign guests 4. F & R Minister receives guests 5. Thai minister and party conclude visit 6. Lt-Gen Tin Aye attends cash-donation ceremony for 59th Anniversary Armed Force Day Parade 7. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects extension of irrigated area of Thittetgon Diversion Weir in TadaU Township 8. Minister inspects soap factory 9. Minister inspects computerized banking system 10. FAO to disseminate advanced technologies on dairy products production in Myanmar 11. MPT opens courses 12. Evidence confirms ancient Tagaung city situated on west bank of Ayeyawady 13. Advocacy and Training Workshop on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMCT) of HIV opened 14. International Women's Day observed 15. Secretary-2 sees off Tatmadaw football and volleyball teams 16. Victorious footballers of YCDC honoured... "PERSPECTIVES": "To boost production for higher living standard" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "My defective heart — myocardial infarct — that needs treatment abroad" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 March 2004
Date of publication: 08 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister attends ceremony to hoist Shwehtidaw, Hngetmyatnadaw and Seinbudaw of ZabuOkshaung Myatphonekhaung Datpaungzone Pagoda 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Thai Minister of Sports and Tourism 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Japanese entrepreneurs 4. Secretary-2 inspects upgrading of Yangon-Mandalay Union highway, Yangon-Nyaunglaybin railroad section 5. MNAWork Committee for development of environs of Kandawgyi Garden and upgrading Yangon Zoological Gardens meets 6. Stake driven for building Youth Nurturing Unit in Muse 7. Htidaw hoisted atop Zeyatheikdi TadaU Pagoda in Myitnge 8. Nursery Market Festival continues 9. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells 10. Thai delegation tours Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan-NyaungU 11. China's national revenue hit record high in 2003 12. Minister says energy investors back to Indonesia 13. Best stamps contest to begin in China 14. Chinese President reaffirms support for HK, Macao governments 15. Yangon North District women's team wins championship trophy in soccer ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Invaluable force on which the State can rely" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Myanmar pearl: a popular jewel around the world" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 March 2004
Date of publication: 07 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: University and colleges opened in Hpa-an to ensure education within reach of students in the region; Senior General Than Shwe tours Kayin State; Prime Minister attends opening of Mingun Tipitaka Jivitadana Traditional Medicine Hospital, Shwesin Tipitaka Kyaungdaw in Sagaing; Prime Minister tours Sagaing, TadaU Townships; Practising of drills by parade columns inspected; MWVO Central Organizing Committee meets; Paunglin Dam (Ngamoeyeik Supporting Dam) Project inspected; 69 tourists arrive by chartered plane; Measures for conducting Japanese language course coordinated ; Title recipient Sayadaws, nun, laity honoured; Poppy-substitute Crops Cultivation and Livestock Breeding Training School opened in Laukkai ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive with heart and soul for regional development" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "The developing transport sector of Rakhine State" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 March 2004
Date of publication: 06 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: Religious titles conferred on members of the Sangha, nuns and laity; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Ghana; Thai Minister of Sports and Tourism arrives; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives French publisher of Faits & Projets Magazine; Measures for assessing hotel grades coordinated; Prime Minister attends ceremony to drive stake for construction of Gandakuti of Tampalawha Maha Muni Buddha Image in Bago; Secretary-1 inspects Water Treatment Plant Project; Merits shared to mark success of rice and 'soon' offering ceremony; Htidaws hoisted atop MyoU pagodas at Mingaladon Garden City... "PERSPECTIVES": "Utilize the natural resources most effectively" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 March 2004
Date of publication: 05 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing and Tatmadaw families offer 'soon' to Sayadaws; 2. Excerpts from Senior General's addresses; 3. Regional development mainly relies on efforts of local people - Senior General Than Shwe inspects development of Ye in Mon State; 4. Greening of 30-mile radius of Yangon International Airport all the year round coordinated; 5. Pantanaw test well, Nyaungdon oil field inspected; 6. Minister meets Korean guest; 7. Ovadas sought from State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Sayadaws; 8. UMFCCI Presdient receives guests; 9. Short-term course on sales promotion; 10. Course on fundamental IT; 11. National Tennis C'ship 8-12 March... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fullmoon Day of Tabaung" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: “Is that so, Maung Ka Lu?” “It’s more than that” (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 March 2004
Date of publication: 04 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe meets departmental personnel in Palaw, Dawei, inspects Maungmagan Beach in Launglon Township; Excerpts from Senior General Than Shwe's address; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects all-round upgrading of Yangon Kandawgyi Garden; Seminar on TB in Myanmar; Military parade columns continue practising drills; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development undertakings in Ngayokkaung, Ngapudaw Township, Ayeyawady Division; Vegetable & Livestock Farming inspected; Winners in colour photo contest announced; Prime Minister visits fourth meeting of State Central Working Committee of the Sangha; More ancient Buddha Images of Inwa Period excavated; Meeting of Fifth State Central Working Committee of the Sangha concludes; Htidaws to be hoisted atop pagodas in Mingaladon Garden City; Officials leave for Bangkok; Upgrading of sports grounds inspected; 203 drug cases exposed in January; Press conference on narcotic drugs reports of INCB held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for regional security and economic development" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: “Is that so, Maung Ka Lu?” “It’s more than that” (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 March 2004
Date of publication: 03 March 2004
Description/subject: "Sippaañ ca, to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe inspects institutions of higher learning, hospitals in Myeik; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Bulgaria; Senior General Than Shwe inspects construction of Maha Theikdizaya Pagoda in Myeik; Excerpts from Senior General Than Shwe's addresses; Prime Minister makes inspection tour of Rakhine State; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development of Haigyikyun and Ngayokkaung region; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets delegates to plenary meeting of State and Division Organizations for Women's Affairs; Fish donated to Armed Forces Day parade columns; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Bulgaria; Delegation leaves for Vietnam; Buddha Pujaniya of Myat Mawtin Pagoda held; Fifth State Central Working Committee of Sangha meeting continues... "PERSPECTIVES": "To further develop agricultural sector and to strive for success of Road Map" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Patriots who discharged duties for perpetuation of the Union at risk to their lives" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 March 2004
Date of publication: 02 March 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness" ... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The Peasant Day message of the State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Pyigyimandaing region will meet with success if five rural development tasks are carried out with might and main - Senior General Than Shwe inspects regional development in Taninthayi Division; 3. Excerpts from Senior General's address 4. Secretary-1 inspects construction of Yangon- Thanlyin Bridge No 2, sluice gate, industrial zone, dry dock; 5. Prime Minister urges local people to work hard for development of the region and social and economic progress; 6. State Central Working Committee of the Sangha meets; 7. Certificates presented to trainees of Drama School and State School of Fine Arts; 8. Winners named for 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative Competitions; 9. Military parade columns practise drills; 10. Delegation leaves for Vietnam; 11. Israeli security cabinet approves "Phalcon" sale to India; 12. Reproductive Health Project Instructorship Course opened; 13. Organizing International Women’s Day discussed; 14. MWAF Vice-President explains functions of federation in Shan State (North)... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let's strive for regional development and self-sufficiency" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "The new Myanmar and her pleasant environs" - Part 3 (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 March 2004
Date of publication: 01 March 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe tours Kawthoung, Khamaukgyi in Taninthayi Division; Excerpts from Senior General Than Shwe's address; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than supervises development tasks in Ngapudaw, Haigyikyun; Commander attends meeting on all-round upgrading of environs of Yangon Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoological Gardens; MWAF officials meet Bago Division OWA; Prizes presented to students of Bagaya Monastic Education School; Jade Buddha Image consecrated; Delegation leaves for Vietnam; UMFCCI General Secretary meets guests; Forty nine armed group members exchange arms for peace; Drug traffickers get jail term... "PERSPECTIVES": "Uplift of health and fitness of the entire nation" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "The new Myanmar and her pleasant environs" - Part 2 (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 March 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 February 2004
Date of publication: 29 February 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister attends inauguration of Shwe Hlay Sluice Gate in Kawa Township; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development tasks in Kawa, Thanatpin; State, division, district and township level GAD officials urged to win respect and trust of people; Defence Services Museum to be closed temporarily; Brunei Darussalam celebrates National Day; Officials leave; Plenary meeting of the fifth State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee concludes; Heroin seized in Phakant, Monywa; Hninzigon Home for the Aged holds annual general meeting... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive further for regional and national development" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "The new Myanmar and her pleasant environs" - Part 1 (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 February 2004
Date of publication: 28 February 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Vietnamese military attaches; 2. Prime Minister receives Chinese guests; 3. Myanmar's trade deficit with foreign countries falls thanks to introduction of more systematic import and export programmes - Ministry of Commerce holds work coordination meeting; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects Bo Myat Tun Bridge, road sections of Pathein-Monywa Road; 5. First day session of Tenth 47-member plenary meeting of the fifth State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee meeting held; 6. Stake driven for rebuilding of Prayer Hall at Shwephonepwint Pagoda; 7. Commerce Minister receives Sri Lankan Ambassador; 8. Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport meets; 9. Cultural paper-reading session commences; 10. Cash donated to Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation; 11. MWAF explains its functions in Pyay; 12. Women's football tournament held; 13. Heroin, arms and ammunition seized in Muse... "PERSPECTIVES": "For regional rice sufficiency" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Only in the interest of the nation" (Page 7)... POEM: "Come, see for yourself".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 February 2004
Date of publication: 27 February 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Shweli Hydro-electric Power Project in Namhkam; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye holds talks on regional development with departmental officials in Lashio; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends dinner to mark 49th Nurses Conference; 4. Commerce Minister meets with industrialists; 5. Commander inspects hostels of Kyansittha, Myawady Columns; 6. Divisional Police Force meets; 7. Yangon Division Organization for Women's Affairs plants saplings; 8. Prizes awarded for mass sports activities; 9. Zaw Zaw Latt wins National Tennis Championship Trophy... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards speedy completion of Dokhtawady Bridge (Nawnghkio)" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "A land with various species of birds" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 February 2004
Date of publication: 26 February 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: There will definitely be rice sufficiency in Shan State (North) very soon - Vice-Senior General Maung Aye attends Hsinshweli hybrid paddy transplanting ceremony in Lashio; National peace and stability basic requirement for implementing seven-point future policy programme - Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects development projects in northern Shan State; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives ICRC official ; Ambassador U Ohn Thwin presents credentials to President of Republic of South Africa; Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference concludes visit ; Myanmar-ROK exchange notes; Offering of 'soon' to members of Sangha, religious title recipient Sayadaws coordinated; Delegation calls on Minister; Work Committee for Implementation of ASEAN Economic Agreements meets; Myanmar Olmpyic Committee meets; Prizes for outstanding performance in health presented; Commander inspects hostels of parade columns; Agreement signed for pulp factory; Minister inspects Ngwe Hsaung Beach; Gramophone records, tapes, song books donated to MRTV; MWAF members tour Kayah State... "PERSPECTIVES": "Development of literature—key to national immunity; (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "Phonedaw Naing-Ngan Village" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 February 2004
Date of publication: 25 February 2004
Description/subject: "Bahusaccañ ca, to have immensity of knowledge; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, on the occasion of the National Day of the State of Kuwait, which falls on 25 February 2004. Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, and officials of the State Peace and Development Council Office, helicoptered to the Dokhtawady Bridge (Nawnghkio) Project in Nawnghkio Township, Shan State (North) on 21 February afternoon; Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, wife Daw Mya Mya San and party paid homage to Maha Myat Muni Buddha Image on Zeya Hayma Hill in Lashio at 8.45 am on 22 February; The merit-sharing ceremony for newly-constructed Sasana Jotika Ordination Hall and two-storey refectory of Myole Pariyatti Monastery in conjunction with the offering of provisions to the monasteries in Lashio, Shan State (North), took place at the refectory on 22 February morning, attended by Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, wife Daw Mya Mya San and party pay homage to Tilawka Wizaya Hsutaungpyi Pagoda; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attended the ceremony to hand over the Bodhi sapling donated by the President of the Republic of India and to donate English version treatises for International Theravadha Buddhist Missionary University by Thitagu Sayadaw Dr Bhaddanta Nanissara at the University this evening; State acknowledges nurses, midwives, health assistants as most basic forces of health sector - Prime Minister addresses opening of Myanmar Nurses Association Conference; General Khin Nyunt, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, on the occasion of the National Day of the State of Kuwait, which falls on 25 February 2004; Third four-monthly meeting of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council held; Minister for Industry-2 Maj-Gen Saw Lwin inspected production process at No 1 Tyre and Rubber Factory in Thaton Township, Mon State, on 21 February; A meeting was held to clarify fishing undertakings under the Fishing Rights of Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries was held at the meeting hall of FD on Hsinmin Road, Ahlon Township this morning; Chairman of the Management Committee for Observance of the 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Maj-Gen Myint Swe inspected the hostels where the columns that will participate in the 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade are putting up this afternoon; Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung, together with Deputy Ministers Brig-Gen Thein Tun and Brig-Gen Kyaw Win, arrived at No 1 cigarette factory of Myanmar Foodstuff Industries on Thukha Road in Ward-8, Hline Township this morning; The 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative Literary and Photo Contests Organizing Committee today announced that it will conduct a colour photo contest; The ICPD+10 Advocacy and Alliance Building Workshop jointly sponsored by Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPE) was opened at the meeting hall of MMCWA at the corner of Thanthumar and Parami Road in South Okkalapa Township this morning... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do more research on diseases and build more pharmaceutical factories" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "The success achieved at Salone Traditional Festival"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 February 2004
Date of publication: 24 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe receives Vice-Chairman of CPPCC Mr Luo Haocai; Prime Minister receives EU ambassadors; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Pharmaceutical Factory Project (PyinOoLwin), Anisakhan Airport; Prime Minister receives national race leaders of New Mon State Party; Minister inspects Myittha Bridge (Kalewa) construction; Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Shwepyitha; YCDC opens course; Minister inspects quality pearls; Tasks of Union Day Management Committee reviewed; Zinc smelting plant inspected; Minister for Information meets Israeli Ambassador; MIFFA Chairman leaves for Bangkok; Goodwill delegation visits Drugs Elimination Museum; Vice-President of MWAF explains functions of MWAF; 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Objectives... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards speedy implementation of Myanmar-China Economic Cooperation Agreements" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "41st Myanma Gems Emporium soon to be held" (Page 7)... POEM: "For Mother to live long"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 February 2004
Date of publication: 23 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Brunei Darussalam ; 2. Prize-presentation ceremony for Pakokku U Ohn Pe Literary Award, Scholarship and Pakokku Library Book Award for 2003 held; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development tasks in Pakokku District, Seikphyu; 4. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein hosts dinner in honour of Vice-Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; 5. Development tasks inspected in Htantabin; 6. MFCC holds annual general meeting; 7. New medicine for TB introduced; 8. Import-substitute Domestic Industrial Products Exhibition to be extended till 24 February; 9. Minister U Win Aung sends felicitations to Brunei Darussalam; 10. Made in India Show concludes; 11. PRC delegation tours downtown Yangon; 12. USDA Secretary General meets Vice-Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; 13, MMCWA President inspects operation of cleft lips and cleft palate patients in Myeik; 14. Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe explains MWAF functions; 15. Welding skill contest held...."PERSPECTIVERS": "For speedy realization of agreements between Myanmar and Thailand" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "For emergence of a modern developed nation" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 February 2004
Date of publication: 22 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister attends coordination meeting to hold Fourth World Buddhist Summit; 2. Prime Minister attends meeting of Leading Committee for Implementation of Myanmar-China Economic Agreements; 3. Prime Minister receives Member of the House of Representatives of Japan; 4. Prime Minister attends dinner hosted in honour of U-18 Myanmar soccer team; 5. Vice-Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference arrives on goodwill visit; 6. Second and third four-monthly work coordination meeting for 2003 of MPF held; 7. Chinese Embassy donates computers; 8. Agreement on fishing rights signed; 9. Made in India Show goes on; 10. Dam projects inspected; 11. Construction of dams, summer paddy field inspected in Ayeyawady, Yangon Divisions; 12. Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Secure and Smooth Transport meets; 13. Sanitation tasks inspected in Yangon municipal areas; 14. MWAF Vice-President explains organizational set-up... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for greening of the regions" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Those who daren't show their face—49" (Page 7); "Welcome to enhancing Myanmar-India bilateral trade" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 February 2004
Date of publication: 21 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister views Made in India Show; Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy Implementation Steering Committee meets; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Honourable Minister for Industries & Public Enterprises of Assam; Minister watches performance of Indian cultural troupe; India, Myanmar discuss border trade, economic cooperation; Commerce Minister meets Thai guests; Import-substitute domestic industrial products exhibition opened; Organizing Committee for Nation-building Endeavours Exhibition meets; Commander attends coord meeting of Yangon Division Development Affairs Committee; Ancient Hsaddan Cave All-round Renovation Leading Committee meets; Commander meets officers and other ranks who will take part in 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day parade; Development works inspected; Commander attends Htidaw hoisting and enshrinement ceremony of Aungmingala Hsutaungpyay Pagoda in Thanlyin; Seminar on ICT Linkages Connecting India & Myanmar held; Bangkok-based drug liaison officers view opium-substitute cultivation and development works in Shan State; 22.35 acres of poppy plantations destroyed in Hkamti Township... "PERSPECTIVES": "Participate in nation-building tasks" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "The taste of peace and stability of the Union" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 February 2004
Date of publication: 20 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects Myingyan Dyeing and Printing Factory, Salingyi Textile Factory Project; 2. The Body Organ Donation Law; 3. Prime Minister attends ceremony to hoist Htidaw and consecrate Theindawgyi Pagoda in Pyawbwe; 4. Ancient Buddha images found; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Minister for Industry of Thailand; 6. Prime Minister receives Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines; 7. Commerce Minister receives Indian entrepreneurs; 8. Thai Minister for Industry arrives; 9. Agreement on Myanmar-Thai investment cooperation signed; 10. Seminar on foreign investment opportunities of Myanmar held; 11. Made in India Show launched; 12. Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines visits Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanma Gems Mart; 13. Hard work brings regional progress and serves local people's interest; 14. Minister inspects Mone Creek Multi-purpose Dam Project; 15. drug-related cases exposed in 2003... "PERSPECTIVES": "For successful implementation of oil and gas exploration projects" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Images reflecting the goodwill of the State, MMCWA and well-wishers" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 February 2004
Date of publication: 19 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Indaw region test well producing 4.32 million cubic feet of natural gas per day - Prime Minister stresses need to continue drilling work as scheduled; 2. Prime Minister inspects regional development tasks in Magway, Mandalay Divisions; 3. Prime Ministerattends Htidaw hoisting ceremony of Hsandadawpyi Pagoda in Myingyan; 4. Salone Traditional Festival opens to enable the world witness objective conditions of Myanmar; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Pyapon, Dedaye; 6. Regional development projects inspected in Pyapon District; 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development tasks in Kawthoung; 8. Meeting to coordinate upgrading of Yangon City held; 9. Information Minister inspects presses in Insein; 10. Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines arrives; 11. All-round Skill Contest for children of Yangon Command held; 12. MWAF President Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe explains women's affairs; 13. Heroin seized in Myitkyina, Muse ... "PERSPECTIVES": "To realize the objectives of the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "On return from amazing Taninthayi" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 February 2004
Date of publication: 18 February 2004
Description/subject: Attasammapanidhi ca, to establish onself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects Pakokku Textile Factory Project; 2. Prime Minister urges historians, archaeologists, researchers to prove laterite civilization's existence with finds, sound evidence; 3. Prime Minister inspects Shwe Ingyin Yeikmon Housing Estate; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development works in Bogalay and Myaungmya; 5. Lweliyan and Mohnyin bridges in Mogaung inaugurated; 6. Agricultural and regional development tasks inspected; 7. 41st Myanma Gems Emporium from 13 to 21 March; 8. Entries invited for Armed Forces Day commemorative colour photo contest; 9. Minister attends Htidaw-hoisting ceremony of Yokhsinhla Pagoda in Thazi; 10. Ambassador U Soe Myint presents credentials to President of Egypt; 11. Diplomats, UN resident representatives visit southern Shan State; 12. Thongchai triumps by three shots in Myanmar Open Golf... "PERSPECTIVES": "To realize the goals of city housing projects" (Page 2) ... ARTICLE: "Economic sanctions not conducive to flourishing of democracy" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 February 2004
Date of publication: 17 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Mohnyin Degree College opened; 2. National Convention Convening Commission meets; 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Ayeyawady Division 4. MoU Consultation Meeting on Joint Action for Mobility and HIV commences; 5. 58th anniversary of MRTV observed; 6. Work coordination meeting on prevention of avian flu held; 7. National Seminar on WTO Trade Policy begins; 8. PBANRDA Ministry opens courses; 9. Myanmar to attend biodiversity conservation conference; 10. Prizes presented to winners in Myanmar Open Golf tournament; 11. Heroin and stimulant tablets seized; 12. Narcotics seized... "PERSPECTIVES": "For better communication services" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Traditional Festival of Sea-friendly people" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 February 2004
Date of publication: 16 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt hosts dinner to Union Day delegates; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends inauguration of Myingyan GTI; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives national race leaders of Shan State (East) Special Region-4; New building of Myanma Economic Bank opened in Myeik; Minister inspects roads and bridges; Information Minister inspects Thongwa Township Information and Public Relations Department; Organizational set-up and functions of MWAF explained at MMA; Rules announced for Painting and Sculpture Contests; U Ohn Pe Literary Award presentation ceremony on 22 Feb; Prime Minister addresses meeting of City Housing Project Supervisory Committee; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development tasks in Taninthayi Division; F&R Minister inspects departmental tasks; Minister inspects development tasks in Sagaing, Mandalay Divisions ;; Union Day Exhibition continues for eighth day; U Ohn Pe scholarships announced; MBA students visit factories; Marijuana seized in Dagon Myothit (South) Township; Narcotic drugs seized in Myeik, Muse... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep up development momentum" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "They admire and highly regard the Union of Myanmar" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 February 2004
Date of publication: 15 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives UNHCR Regional Director; 2. Government Technical Institute (Mohnyin) inaugurated; 3. Secretary-1 meets local authorities of Myitkyina, Mohnyin townships; 4. Secretary-1 inspects Rice Mill Spare Part Factory, other factories in Dagon Myothit (South) Township; 5. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects Yangon circular railroad; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Ayeyawady Division; 7. Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation works; 8. Union Day Exhibition goes on; 9. Cruise liner "Chindwin" leaves for Salone Traditional Festival; 10. Rules announced for Painting and Sculpture Contests; 11. Deputy Minister meets UNHCR Director; 12. Local hero Win aims for magical 65 in Myanmar Open; 13. National Tennis Championship on 22-26 February; 14. Drug possessors jailed... "PERSPECTIVES": "Constantly produce highly-qualified human resources" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "To strive with might and main for development of women" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 February 2004
Date of publication: 14 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: The way in which all the national races will have to march; Senior General Than Shwe receives Malaysian Prime Minister and party; PM General Khin Nyunt welcomes Malaysian PM on working visit; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt hosts luncheon to Malaysian counterpart; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets Malaysian counterpart; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt sees off Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi; Myingyan Degree College, Government Technical Institute (Myingyan) open; Prime Minister inspects preservation of Bagan cultural heritage; PM attends Pakokku Maha Withutayama Monastery centennial ammemorated; Chief of Armed Forces Training inspects hostels of parade columns; ISD tennis tournament commences... "PERSPECTIVES": "For perpetual existence of the Union" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Development images of Mandalay Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Let’s march to the goal of the seven-point future policy programme" (Page 8+9); "Myingyan Degree College, Government Technological Institute (Myingyan) open" (Page 16)... POEM: "Beauty of Ngwetaung Land": "Ngwetaung Dam, clean clear water shimmering Beautified by cultivation. ..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 February 2004
Date of publication: 13 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host 57th Anniversary Union Day reception and dinner; 2. Senior General Than Shwe's message read out at Union Day flag hoisting ceremony; 3. Prime Minister inspects Hepatitis-B Vaccine Factory, Mental Health Hospital (Yangon); 4. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects Heho-Taunglelon section of Meiktila-Taunggyi-Kengtung-Tachilek road; 5. Information Minister tours Magway & Sagaing Divisions; 6. Union Day Exhibition continues; 7. Rural road, water supply commissioned into service; 8. Union Flag conveyed to People's Square from Hlinethaya; 9. MWAF meets Magway Division Organization for Women's Affairs; 10. Kite-flying contest in Bagan; 11. Myanmar-Bangladesh soccer match to be screened; 12. Ministers enjoy Diplomatic Htamane Festival; 13. Joint Communique for establishment of Myanmar- Ireland diplomatic ties signed; 14. Curriculum Vitae of Dato' Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi, Prime Minister of Malaysia; 15. Seminar on Introduction to Bangkok Hospital held; 16. Press conference on Made in India Show held... "PERSPECTIVES": Let’s unitedly work for long-term interest of the Union (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Yangon Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Let’s march towards a new modern industrialized nation through the strength of national solidarity" (Page 8+9)... POEM: "Park of the Union".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 February 2004
Date of publication: 12 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The 57th Anniversary Union Day message of Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar; 2. Mogaung Bridge opened to hail 57th Anniversary Union Day; 3. Union Flag arrives in Hlinethaya from Hmawby; 4. Secretary-1 inspects Myitkyina Education College, Nurse & Midwifery Training School; 5. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects agriculture and livestock breeding tasks in Nyaungshwe; 6. Minister tours Saw, Htilin, Gangaw townships; 7. Commander hosts dinner to Union Day delegates; 8. Pakokku U Ohn Pe Scholarship winners announced; 9. WFWP gifts for MMCWA; 10. MWAF officials meet executives of Divisional Organization for Women's Affairs; 11. Moe, Han bid to end title drought in Myanmar; 12. Karatedo team arrives back.13. Myanmar and Ireland establish diplomatic relations; 14. Poppy fields destroyed..."PERSPECTIVES": "Let's lend ourselves to national endeavours" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Let's join hands firmly and in unity" (Page 7); "Development images of the entire nation in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 8, 9)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 February 2004
Date of publication: 11 February 2004
Description/subject: "Pubbe ca katapuññata, to be endowed with merits accrued in the past; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: It is incumbent upon all citizens to maintain national solidarity with Union Spirit; Delegates from various countries come to Myanmar to observe activities of National Sanitation Weeks - Seventh National Sanitation Week launched; Tar road opened to hail Union Day; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Iran; PM sends felicitations to Iran; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to First Vice-President of Iran; UMFCCI President meets Ambassador; Non-existence of genocide among national races resulting from racial hatred and antagonism - Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt meets Union Day delegates; Information Minister meets local people in townships of Magway, Sagaing Divisions; Full-dress rehearsal of Union Day Flag-hoisting ceremony held; Union Day Exhibition booths inspected; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects arrangements for hosting Union Day dinner; I&P Ministry holds 4-monthly meeting; Union Flag conveyed to Yangon North District; 41st Gem Emporium to be held; Final rites of Konlon Sayadawgyi held in Pindaya; "Soon" offered to members of the Sangha; Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe clarifies organizational set-up of MWAF in Kengtung; Victorious Myanmar soccer team recounts experience; Top International and Myanmar Golfers ready for Myanmar Open..."PERSPECTIVES": "Rural development tasks for ensuring development of the entire Union" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Bago Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Rural development in Myanmar" (Page 8, 9)...POEM: "The Positive sign of the Union" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 February 2004
Date of publication: 10 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Efforts being made to safeguard national solidarity and ensure non-disintegration of the Union; "Peace, tranquillity and development prevail in almost every part of the country due to national solidarity - Prime Minister attends opening of main building of Hpa-an University held in honour of 57th Anniversary Union Day; Prime Minister attends ceremony to hoist Shwehtidaw, Hngetmyatnadaw and Seinbudaw atop Kaungmudaw Pagoda in Hpa-an; Peace will prevail in Kayin State in near future - Prime Minister inspects development tasks in Hlaingbwe; Appointment of Ambassador of Hellenic Republic agreed on; Minister U Win Aung arrives back from Thailand; Union Flag arrives Dagon Myothit (South); Minister inspects Nyaungdon oil and gas field; Seminar on fish-culture held; Customs Department opens management course for officers; Deputy Minister inspects Union Day exhibitions and shops; Organizational set-up of MWAF clarified in Taunggyi; MWAF meets with Shan State (South) Organization for Women's Affairs; Computer courses at MICT Park; BIMSTEC champ Myanmar youth team receives hearty welcome; Myanmar wins bronze in Asia Karatedo Championship; Foreign golfers arrive in Yangon for Myanmar Open Golf Tournament; ISD tennis 13-19 Feb... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards national development through mechanized farming" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: ""Development images of Magway Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "National duties for development of national races" (Page 8)... POEM: "Myanmar's Pride" (Page 9)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 February 2004
Date of publication: 09 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: * United strength of all national races; * Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Shwebon Yadana Mingala Palace construction project and dams; Religion: * Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend Buddha Pujaniya of Maha Shwesigyi Pagoda in Kanbalu; Region: * PM attends opening of auto exchanges, gymnasium, BEHS-2 in Kungyangon and Kawhmu; * PM inspects Taunggyi University, meets departmental officials; * 57th Anniversary Union Day Exhibition commences; * Secretary-2 attends opening of digital electronic auto exchange in Kanbalu; * Paddy cultivation techniques demonstratedax; * Union Flag arrives Thanlyin; * Commander meets Union Day delegates; * Dinner hosted in honour of Union Day delegates. Sport * Myanmar upsets India with 1-0 victory..."PERSPECTIVES": "For the development of all the national races" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Development images of Ayeyawady Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Build a new nation with collective efforts of the national races" (Page 8+9)...POEM: "March forward, Hands held in harmony"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 February 2004
Date of publication: 08 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Symbol of unity; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets departmental officials in Monywa, Sagaing Division; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San pay homage to Alaungdaw Kassapa; 4. Prime Minister inspects development projects in Taunggyi, Shan State; 5. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt pays homage to remains of Konlon Sayadaw; 6. Sanitation tasks inspected in Yangon municipal areas; 7. Rural roads opened to hail Union Day; 8. Union Day delegates arrive; 9. Commander opens 31st Buddha Pujaniya of Koedatkyi Buddha Image; 10. Myanmar delegation arrives back form Indonesia; 11. Myanmar youth enter final in BIMST-EC Cup Soccer... "PERSPECTIVES": "Hydel power projects—key to national development" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Taninthayi Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Development of border areas and national races" (Page 8, 9)... POEM: "The Union Day Flag".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 February 2004
Date of publication: 07 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS:1. Nation-building endeavours are being made energetically; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Kale Industrial Zone, construction tasks in Sagaing Division; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Shwesayay hydro-power project; 4. Prime Minister attends opening of new main building for Yangon University of Computer Studies; 5. Commander inspects dressed rehearsal of conveying Union Flag; 6. Ceremony held to hail success of leprosy campaign; 7. Delegates to Union Day Anniversary ceremony arrive 8. Agreement signed for distribution of Myanmar Tokiwa pencils; 9. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife; Dr Daw Khin Win Shwe attend reordination of Sayadaw of Bangladesh Monastery; 10. Commerce Minister leaves for Thailand; 11. Myanmar thrashes Bhutan 5-0; 12. Myanmar wins silver in Asia Championship Karatedo..."PERSPECTIVES": "Tourism promotion through new TV channel" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Sagaing Division in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7) "Lessons to be taken from international affairs to ensure nondisintegration of national solidarity" (Page 8, 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 February 2004
Date of publication: 06 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Success achieved due to collective efforts; 2. Senior General Than Shwe and Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend Buddha Pujaniya of Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Buddha Image; 3. Prime Minister receives national race groups; 4. Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council (Order No 1/2004); 5. Minister attends ASEAN Tourism Ministers' Meeting; 6. Greening of Yangon International Airport, environs coordinated; 7. Officials, entrepreneurs discuss launching of new TV channel to help facilitate tourism business; 8. Myanmar Gazette... "PERSPECTIVES": "Explore and exploit more and more oil & natural gas" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Shan State (East) in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Developing border areas" (Page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 February 2004
Date of publication: 05 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National policy that must always be safeguarded; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Homein region national race group; 3. PM receives Myanmar Honorary Consul-General to the Netherlands; 4. FM signs book of condolences; 5. Delegation leaves for Japan; 6. Japanese delegation calls on UMFCCI General Secretary; 7. Commander inspects development projects in Yangon South District; 8. Minister inspects drill of fire brigade parade column; 9. Ministry of Labour holds second and third four-monthly coord meeting; 10. Minister inspects Nyaungdon oil and gas field; 11. Myanmar's participation in China-ASEAN Expo discussed; 12. Tailoring and fruit arrangement courses conclude; 13. Course on dental, oral health opens; 14. Entries invited for Armed Forces Day colour photo competition; 15. Buddha Pujaniya Festival held; 16. Final rites of Konlon Sayadawgyi on 9 Feb; 17. Drug traffickers jailed;... "PERSPECTIVES": "For development of medical science and health research" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Kayin State in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "We will work to the best of our ability together with the State" (Page 8+9); "All brethren shall continue to march together for peace, progress and prosperity".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 February 2004
Date of publication: 04 February 2004
Description/subject: "Puja ca pujaneyyanam, to honour those worthy of honour; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The State where Union Spirit is flowering; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Sri Lankan President; 3. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Thai Ambassador; 4. PM sends felicitations to Sri Lankan counterpart; 5. Myanmar Health Research Congress opens; 6. Coordination meeting on Myanmar-Thai economic cooperation held; 7. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Japanese guests; 8. FM sends felicitations to Sri Lankan counterpart; 9. Myanmar pledges K 1,546,635 for UNICEF activities; 10. Minister attends meetings on energy in India and Malaysia; 11. Course on diplomatic skills opened; 12. Press conference on "Preference for Things Myanmar" held; 13. Self-reliant tar road opened; 14. Ambulances donated; 15. Cruise-liner "Thanlwin" to leave for Kawthoung; 16. Entry photos invited for Armed Forces Day commemorative colour photo competition; 17. Final rites of Konlon Sayadawgyi on 9 Feb; 18. Township MCWA's new building opened; 19. Cash donated to MMCWA; 20. Myanmar Health Research Congress begins..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for speedy completion of projects implemented by the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Development images of Rakhine State in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7). "Foreign broadcasting stations harming the national unity" Page 8+9.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 February 2004
Date of publication: 03 February 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Propagation of Union Spirit, a task undertaken in all seriousness; 2. Prime Minister inspects construction of multi-purpose hall; 3. Raising of Myanmar sports standard discussed; 4. Prime Minister inspects all-round construction of Mindhamma Hill; 5. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects fish- breeding tasks of MWVO; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development projects, agriculture tasks in Bago Division 7. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects cultivation of summer paddy in Bago Division (West); 8. Runway expansion project inspected at Kengtung Airport; 9. Health Minister inspects construction of Institute of Dental Medicine; 10. Minister inspects MSLE, IRD in Magway Division; 11. Final rites of late Konlon Sayadaw to be held 9 February; 12. Third Specialized Training on the ASEAN Harmonized..."PERSPECTIVES": "Success of sectorwise objectives through collective efforts" (Page 2)... ARTICLES" "Peace, our interest and unity, our strength" (Page 8); "Development images of Mon State in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 February 2004
Date of publication: 02 February 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister looks into development tasks in Mandalay Division; Prime Minister enjoys performance of the National Symphony Orchestra; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects Yangon (West) University, Institute of Computer Science and Kandawgyi Gardens; Lebanese PM sends felicitations to Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; Officers leave to attend training; Prime Minister receives Chinese guests; Lt-Gen Ye Myint tours Thayet; Yangon Trade Fair 2004 continues; Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Thayet, Thayawady; 41st Myamma Gems Emporium from 13 to 21 March; Cash donated to Kaba Aye Youth Training School; MMA women chapter meets; Pakokku U Ohn Pe literary award winners announced; Myanmar soccer team leaves for Thailand; Minister meets Karate-do team; Stimulant tablets seized..."PERSPECTIVES": "More roads and bridges for regional development" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Kahin State in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Our national brethren, our own might" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 February 2004
Date of publication: 01 February 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The Union of Myanmar, home to various national races; 2. Special Refresher Course No 1 for University and College Teachers concluded at CICS (Upper Myanmar); 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends dinner to mark Myanmar Dental Conference and World Dental Federation-FDI and Myanmar Dental Association meeting; 4. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects communication tasks, Shwepyitha Industrial Zone; 5. Development of State and transport sector goes together Thagara-Koebin Yoma Road opened in Yedashe Township; 6. Prize-presentation ceremony held; 7. Delegates to Seminar on Understanding Myanmar make study tour of Shan and Kachin States; 8. Reedkhawdhar Border Trade Centre opened in Falam, Chin State; 9. Golf tourney held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Produce intellectuals and intelligentsia equipped with strong Union Spirit" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Let us pay profound respects to the three Sasana Azanis (Religious Heroes) who have distinctively emerged in the year 2004" (Page 11); "The treacherous writing of Myanma history by colonialist historians" (Page 9); "Development images of Chin State in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7)...SLOGAN (with interesting background): "Marching toward Golden Land in unity and amity...Unity is strength".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 February 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 January 2004
Date of publication: 31 January 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Special Refresher Course No 4 for University and College Teachers concluded; 2. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win and wife see off Laotian Deputy Prime Minister Dr Thongloun Sisolith and wife; 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Taungyay Dam Project in Kyaukpadaung, bridges on Yangon-Mandalay Union Highway; 4. Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project inspected; 5. Installation of gas pipeline inspected; 6. Yangon Trade Fair 2004 launched; 7. UMFCCI delegation leaves for Thailand; 8. Specialists of DSMU and Australia perform surgical operations; 9. Hlawga Wildlife Park to be kept open on Bakari Idd Day; 10. Gold Uni Golf Classic Tournamet concludes... "PERSPECTIVES": Cultivation of summer paddy in Yangon Division (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "The Fourth Meeting of the Fifth State Central Working Committee of the Sangha of All Orders and the great grand Religious Title Presentation Ceremony of 2004" (Page 11); "Development images of Kayah State in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7), "In the name of Panglong" (Page 8); "Marching toward Golden Land in unity and amity"... POEM: "Like a curry of various vegetables" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 January 2004
Date of publication: 30 January 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives President of Unocal; 2. A&I Minister inspects Thebyu dam, Madan dam in Lewe; 3. Construction of separation wall launched; 4. Minister for Culture inspects ancient pagodas in Salin, tours Bagan; 5. Model cooperative sale centre opened in Tamway; 6. Ministry of Health holds coord meeting; 7. Lao PDR Deputy Prime Minister and goodwill delegation visit Thandwe; 8. Sports Minister arrives back from Thailand; 9. Information Minister visits Myanmar ICT Week-2004; 10. MCF warns users against outbreak of new e-Mail virus; 11. Minister addresses coord meeting on Myanmar Open Golf Tour; 12. Soe Kyaw Naing still leads Gold Uni Golf Classic..."PERSPECTIVES": "Keep Union Spirit ever alive and dynamic" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Development images of Shan State (North) in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "A trade fair for national economic development" (Page 10).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 January 2004
Date of publication: 29 January 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Preserve fine traditions of unityPreserve fine traditions of unity; 2. Senior General Than Shwe receives Laotian Deputy PM; 3. Myanmar Dental Association holds 24th Conference; 4. Energy Minister leaves for India, Malaysia; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint asks after health of Nayarkyaung Sayadaw, inspects Yangon-Mandalay Highway Project (Mandalay-Meiktila section); 6. Modernization of Kandawgyi Park and Zoological Gardens coordinated; 7. Information Minister inspects e-Library in Kyauktan; 8. Cultural Minister inspects antiques; 9. Virus diagnostic in shrimp presented; 10. Yangon Trade Fair to be held; 11. Rice Milling Development Committee holds work co-ordination meeting; 12. Sermons to be delivered; 13. ICT Week countinues for 8th day; 14. Seminar on Understanding Myanmar concluded; 15. MWAF national races affairs working group meets; 16. Divisional Organization for Womens' Affairs clarifies sector-wise tasks; 17. MDA Conference begins; 18. Surgical treatment given to nasal meningocoele; 19. Gold Uni Golf Classic Golf Tournament continues; 20. MFF holds executive meeting... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s make earnest and concerted efforts for success of national Roadmap" (Page 2)... ARTICLES: "Development images of Shan State (South) in the time of the State Peace and Development Council" (Page 7); "Imperialists’ instigations and interferences in Myanmar during Konbaung period" (Page 8).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 January 2004
Date of publication: 28 January 2004
Description/subject: "Panditanañ ca sevana, to associate with the wise; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. UN Secretary-General sends felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Chinese guests; 4. Secretary-1 meets Deputy Prime Minister of Lao People's Democratic Republic; 5. Laotian Deputy Prime Minister and wife visit Shwedagon Pagoda, Third MICT Week-2004; 6. Myanmar donates disposable syringes and plywood to Iranian earthquake victims; 7. National unity key to achieving Myanmar's vision of prosperous democratic nation - Democratic change never easy and cannot be imposed from outside - PM addresses Seminar on Understanding Myanmar; 8. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Rakhine national group; 9. Farmers now can grow paddy not only for own Consumption but also for local rice sufficiency Chaungmanet Dam inaugurated in TadaU Township; 10. Lt-Gen Ye Myint tours Myingyan district; 11. Management Committee for Observance of 57th Anniversary Union Day 2004 meets; 12. Relay system on GSM, TDMA and CDMA briefed; 13. National Seminar on Prevention and Management of Substance Abuse commences; 14. Ministers, ambassadors and UN resident representatives tour Shan State (North), Mandalay Division, Magway Division; 15. Matters relating to putting programme illegally into VCDs that can destroy computers clarified; 16. Myanmar ICT Week 2004 extended to 31 January. "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards success of the policy programme of the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Bird flu prevention: a priority task" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 January 2004
Date of publication: 27 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Successful realization of the plans depends on correct and speedy implementation at the grassroots levels, and correct data Prime Minister inspects development undertakings in Kayin and Mon States; 2. Mawlamyine University gets new three-storey library; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Thai Minister of Commerce; 4. Lao PDR Deputy Prime Minister, wife arrive on goodwill visit; 5. U Saw Hla Min presents Credentials to Emperor of Japan; 6. UMFCCI meets two Thai business bodies; 7. Prime Minister and wife host dinner to delegates of 50th MMA Conference; 8. Pansay Bridge inaugurated in Mandalay Division; 9. Ministers, ambassadors, diplomats and UN resident representatives observe development tasks for Wa region; 10. Fourth Myanmar-Thailand JTC Meeting held; 11. Seminar, workshops of MICT Week-2004 go on; 12. MICT Week-2004 continues..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for completion of Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine) as targeted" (Page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 January 2004
Date of publication: 26 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to India; 2. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Australia; 3. State Peace and Development Council Vice-Chairman Vice Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Australia; 4. PM General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to India; 5. Malaysian Prime Minister to pay working visit to Myanmar; 6. PM General Khin Nyunt sends felicitations to Australia; 7. Prime Minister attends hoisting of Htidaw atop Gandakutitaik of Jina Manaung Buddha Image in Sonnathamyaing Swemyodaw (Myainggyingu Region), Kayin State; 8. Government is laying emphasis on continuous development of human resources in the country including Kayin State Prime Minister tours Kayin and Mon States; 9. Secretary-1 visits Hlinethaya industrial zone, Third MICT Week-2004; 10. Workshops of Myanmar ICT Week 2004 continue 11. Product Promotion seminars held; 12. Myanma traditional food & delicacies' fair opens 13. Rice marketing course concludes; 14. Commander greets those discharging duties in Kokogyun; 15. Tatmadaw, departmental cars checked on Dry Day; 16. Ministers, diplomats and UN RRs observe regional development tasks in Shan State (East); 17. Secretary-2 inspects agricultural farm of MWVO, development of Thayagon Model Village in Hmawby Township..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards development of Kachin State" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Prevention of Avian influenza" (Page 7); "34-mile Thitsa Road opened in Hpa-an" (Page 16).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 January 2004
Date of publication: 25 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Commander inspects sanitation works in Yangon City; 2. Minister inspects construction of sluice gates; 3. Construction of sluice gates on Ngamoeyeik Creek inspected; 4. Minister meets industrialists; 5. Rural road opened; 6. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 7. Rules for Armed Forces Day painting, sculpture contests; 8. Product Promotion seminars held; 9. Myanmar ICT Week-2004 continues; 10. Renovation of ancient pagoda inspected; 11. Computers, farm implements, building donated; 12. Dinner hosted to participants in School Family Day; 13. Delivery room, rural health care centre opened; 14. Drug possessor jailed; 15. Heroin seized in Kyugok (Pansaing)..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for further development of economic sector" (page 2) ...ARTICLES: "Anti-colonialist struggle in Salin region - 3rd part (Page 7); "Youths to keep abreast with advancing Information and Communication Technology" (Page 9).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 January 2004
Date of publication: 24 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives national race leaders of Shan State (North) Special Region-7; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives President of World Canaan Farmer School of ROK; Workshops of Myanmar ICT Week 2004 continue; Packed with enthusiasts, MICT Week continues for third day; Second and third four-monthly meeting of Industry-2 Ministry held; Rail Transportation Ministry holds third four-monthly meeting; Tarred road opened to hail Union Day; Subcommittee for Flag Hoisting Ceremony of 57th Anniversary Union Day meets; Bo Aung Kyaw Container Yard inspected; Development in multi-sectors stands witness to State's endeavours IPRD holds 13th founding anniversary; Construction Ministry holds four-monthly meeting; Tamu-Kale-Kalewa Border Traders Association meets; Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; Minister encourages cardiac, vascular surgical treatment; UMFCCI meets KCCI; ; Narcotic drugs seized in Bhamo, Lashio..."PERSPECTIVES": "To realize national health plans successfully" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Anti-colonialist struggles in Salin region" -2nd part (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 January 2004
Date of publication: 23 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; Foreign Head of Government sends felicitations to Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; Prime Minister meets Chairman and party of Shan State (North) Special Region 5; Buddha images of Innwa Period unearthed; Seminars and workshops at Third Myanmar ICT Week 2004; Third MICT Week crowded with enthusiasts; Rural water supply commissioned into service; Food & Delicacies' Fair to be held; Exhibition on Traditions of Bamboo to be held; Tarred road opened to hail Union Day; Tourism promotion programmes introduced; Rural road opened; Nursery Market Festival continues; U Win Aung sends congratulations to FM of ROK; Thai guests call on F & R Minister; West Bengal State Governor concludes visit; Handsome awards for karatedo selection producers; Myanmar open golf tournament to be held in Yangon; Narcotic drugs seized in Bhamo, Muse..."PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s strive for success of educational goal of the State" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Anti-colonialist struggles in Salin region" (Page 7). 23,561 Circulation West Bengal State Governor concludes visit (Page 16)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 January 2004
Date of publication: 22 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Head of State sends felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Prime Minister receives Chairperson of Support Fund Myanmar of Belgium; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt addresses Third Myanmar ICT Week 2004; 4. Myanmar ICT Week-2004 opens at MICT Park; 5. MICT Week 2004 holds workshop; 6. Myanmar ICT Week 2004 MICT Park, Yangon. (From 9 am to 5 pm daily from 21 to 27 January); 7. Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Military Band Contest ends; 8. Blood donation at Liver Specialist Hospital; 9. Sale of Korea-made goods in Myanmar discussed; 10. Chinese gifts for MOFA..."PERSPECTIVES": "Welcome to Myanmar ICT Week" (Page 2)...ARTICLE: "A visit to Bahtoo and Yaksawk for giving literary talks" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 January 2004
Date of publication: 21 January 2004
Description/subject: "Cittan Yassa na kampati, be free from anxiety; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Minister inspects model teak plantations in Kyah State; 2. Prizes presented to outstanding service personnel of Attorney-General's Office; 3. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative painting, sculpture contests; 4. Bank erosion prevention inspected; 5. Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; 6. Cooperative Products Exhibition and Market Festival continues; 7. Vinaya oral examination held in Nyaungshwe; 8. Myanmar-Korea Friendship Association meets; 9. Work Committee for Prevention and Treatment of Avian Influenza meets; 10. Hospital equipment donated to Defence Services Hepatitis Hospital; 11. Shwe Naing-ngan Journal comes out; 12. Myanmar Perspectives volume VIII comes out; 13. Narcotic drugs, gunpowder seized..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards successful realization of ASEAN Vision 2020" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Kissapanadi stands witness to border area development in Rakhine State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 January 2004
Date of publication: 20 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbana sacchikiriya ca, realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives national race leader of Shan State (North) Special Region-1; 2. Civil aviation security course No 1/2004 opens; 3. Information Minister presents prizes to winners of Colour Photo Contest; 4. Boiler operator course No 1/2004 opens; 5. YGH begins using MRI, Cobalt machines; 6. Minister attends opening of courses; 7. Minister meets Customs Department, IRD officials; 8. Meetings of MOGE and MPE held; 9. Military Band Contest continues; 10. Coord meeting of Attorney-General, State/Division law officers concludes; 11. Phyo Min Tha wins best player award in ITF 14 and Under Asian Championships 2004 Zone-2; 12. Prize presentation ceremony of 14 and Under Asian Championships 2004 Zone-2 Tennis Tournament held; 13. Volleyball tournament for Commander's shield opened; 14. Defence Services C-in-C's Trophy for weightlifting, bodybuilding, and beauty contests 2003 commence; 15. 20.66 kilos of raw opium seized in Pinlaung...."PERSPECTIVES": "For the emergence of a strong fair and upright judicial system" (Page 2)...ARTICLES: "Myanmar youth tennis player with bright future" (Page 9); "Research, the vital requirement" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 January 2004
Date of publication: 19 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbana sacchikiriya ca, realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister pays obeisance to Tipitakadhara Selection Ovadacariya Sayadaws; 2. Prime Minister attends 45th Founding Anniversary of Maha Visuddhayon (Pali University) Shwekyin Kyaingtaik, presents certificates of honour to members of the Sangha; 3. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt visits Cooperative Product Exhibition and Market Festival; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends opening of refectory of Alodawpyae Monastery; 5. Secretary-1 inspects Yazagyo Dam construction project, Myittha Bridge (Kalay) construction project; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Leshi-Htamanthi road; 7. Ensuring smooth and secure transport coordinated; 8. Military Band contest continues; 9. Trainees visit Hlinethaya; 10. Myanmar Products Expo to be held; 11. Lt-Gen Ye Myint pays obeisance to Sayadaws in Mandalay; 12. Independence Day Reception held in London; 13. Blood donated to Defence Services hospitals; 14. Myanmar reaches finals in U-14 Asia Zone (2) Tennis Tournament; 15. Gymnasium opened in Homalin... PERSPECTIVES: "Towards border areas development" (Page 2) .
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 January 2004
Date of publication: 18 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbana sacchikiriya ca, realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister meets judges and law officers; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends Work Coordination Meeting (1/2004) of Work Committee for Development of Border Areas and National Races; 3. Prime Minister attends demonstration of basic Maha Gita CD-ROM; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and wife attend dinner to mark MMA Conference; 5. Secretary-1 attends 2004 Naga Traditional New Year Festival; 6. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win tours Bhamo, Homalin and Leshi; 7. Cash donated for youth training schools; 8. Commander inspects vegetable plantations; 9. Military Band Contest continues; 10. Sanitation works inspected; 11. Social Security Board celebrates golden jubilee; 12. Lt-Gen Ye Myint pay homage to Phayagyi Taik Naya Monastery Sayadaw; 13. ITF 14 and Under Asian Championship 2004 Asia Zone-2 continues..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to promote national income through extensive gem mining" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Promising Myanma Information Technology" (Page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 January 2004
Date of publication: 17 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; Prime Minister receives Chairman of Daewoo International Corporation and party; Head of State Senior General Than Shwe receives Governor of West Bengal State of India; Development of Myanma gems industry coordinated; Secretary-1 meets with departmental personnel in Myitkyina; Minister inspects railroad sections; Armed Forces Day TV Quiz held; Military band contest continues; Committee for Preventing Recruitment of Child Soldiers meets; Coord meeting on organizing Salone Traditional Festival held; Commander inspects regional development tasks; Reminder of satellite TV receiver licence renewal; Governor of West Bengal State of India and party tour Yangon; Japan and Myanmar exchange notes; Minister receives foreign guests; Doctors replant amputated forearm of 55-year-old man; Second International Computer Ph.D Level Research Conference held; ITF 14 and Under Asian Championship 2004 Asia Zone-2 continues; Sports events of pre-primary schools..."PERSPECTIVES": "Explore and exploit natural resources for national interest" (oil and gas) (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "To further raise the standard of Myanmar sports"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 January 2004
Date of publication: 16 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Foreign Head of Government sends felicitations to General Khin Nyunt; 3. Deep-water seaport in Dawei District will benefit not only Myanmar, but also neighbouring and regional countries -; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development tasks in Myeik; 4. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends ASEAN Steering Committee Meeting 1/2004; 5. Regional development measures inspected in Myitkyina; 6. Hsamalauk Village MCWA's day nursery opened; 7. Myanmar ICT Week 2004; 8. CPT Minister arrives back; 9. West Bangalore State Governor arrives; 10. ITF 14 and Under ASIAN C'ship 2004 Asia Zone-2 continues..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards higher national health standard" (Page 2)...ARTICLE: "Enjoying the taste of independence" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 January 2004
Date of publication: 15 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects development tasks in Dawei, Kawthoung; 2. Prime Minister receives Chinese Cultural Deputy Minister; 3. Prime Minister addresses Myanmar Medical Association 50th Conference; 4. Prime Minister receives national race leaders; 5. Agricultural development measures inspected in Lashio; 6. Commander inspects Htantabin Township development; 7. Deputy Minister inspects distribution of fuel oil 8. Pirated video tapes, laser discs, digital discs destroyed; 9. Uncensored Myanmar Karaoke VCDs seized; 10. Salone traditional festival to be held; 11. Cooperative Product Exhibition & Market Festival; 12. Independence Day reception held at Myanmar Embassy in Malaysia; 13. Minister receives Chinese delegation; 14. Myanmar reaches finals in first round U-14 tennis tournament; 15. Hole-in-one; 16. Press conference on Myanmar Open Golf Tournament-2004 held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Let's actively and unitedly work for regional development" (Page 2)...ARTICLE: "National Convention heading for national consolidation and flourishing of democracy" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 January 2004
Date of publication: 14 January 2004
Description/subject: "Nibbanasacchikiriya ca, to realize the Nirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister inspects regional development in Launglon and Dawei Townships; 2. Myanmar Police Force Management Reform Committee meets; 3. Secretary-2 Lt-Gen Thein Sein opens Cooperative Product Exhibition and Market Festival 2004; 4. Minister inspects Factories in Hline, Mayangon Townships; 5. Cash donated to Social Welfare Department; 6. Dinner hosted to mark Seminar on Publishing in Myanmar; 7. National Convention Work Committee meet; 8. Military band contest continues; 9. Myanmar Rice Milling Industry Fair-2004 goes on; 10. Seminar on Publishing in Myanmar concludes; 11. Traditional medicines including heavy metals unfit for consumption; 12. ITF 14 and Under ASIAN Championships 2004 Zone-2 continues; 13. Gold Uni Golf Classic; 14. Hockey competition begins; 15. Drug culprit handed over to China; 16. Stimulant tablets, arms seized in Tachilek...PERSPECTIVES: "Let’s put our energies into national development endeavours" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Patriotism revitalized since the independence struggle" (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 January 2004
Date of publication: 13 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Commander inspects upgrading of Kandawgyi Park; 2. Minister inspects financial institutions in Mandalay; 3. Commander meets officials, departmental personnel, national race leaders in Hkamti Township; 4. Special Refresher Course No 13 for police officers of Myanmar Police Force opened; 5. Development activities in Ngwehsaung region inspected; 6. Floral and fruit arrangement course opened; 7. Commander inspects agricultural zone, summer paddy plantation in Lashio; 8. Regional development measures inspected in Bago Division; 9. Resource persons honoured, at Rice Milling Industry exhibition; 10. Armed Forces Day Exhibition Organizing Committee meets; 11. Seminar on Publishing continues; 12. Military band contest continues; 13. Kyimyindine ABM School to hold respect-paying ceremony; 14. South-East Asia Constituency Meeting on Global Fund opens; 15. Rehabilitation and Resettlement Work Committee meets; 16. Young Women Work Committee meets; 17. ITF 14 and Under ASEAN Championships 2004 Zone-2 commences; 18. Myanmar tennis players advance into quarter final; 19. Chess Championship qualifiers open; 20. Soccer tournament continues; 21. Drug dealers get prison terms... "PERSPECTIVES": "Successful realization of seven-point roadmap calls for active and united cooperation" (Page 2)... ARTICLE: "Expose unscrupulous avaricious businessmen" (on the health dangers of fake medicines) (Page 7).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 January 2004
Date of publication: 12 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe attends Defence Services C-in-C's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Golf Tourney; 2. Secretary-2 inspects regional development in Kengtung District, Shan State (East); 3. Lt-Gen Thein Sein offers provisions to members of the Sangha in Kengtung; 4. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects Armed Forces Day essay competition; 5. Agriculture and regional development tasks inspected; 6. Minister looks into road, bridge construction tasks in Sagaing, Mandalay divisions; 7. Cultural Minister inspects excavation tasks in Mandalay Division; 8. Minister inspects factories in Bago Division (West); 9. Dinner hosted in honour of medical superintendents and specialists; 10.Tatmadaw and departmental cars checked on Dry Day; 11. Military band contest ends; 12. Independence Day Exhibition concludes; 13. Deputy Minister inspects pearl production camps; 14. Seminar on Publishing continues; 15. Home Affairs Minister arrives back from Thailand; 16. CEC member of UMFCCI leaves for Bangkok; 17. MNWAF President meets with members of WAWC in Ayeyawady Division; 18. Drug traffickers sentenced...FEATURE: Anti-narcotics drive.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 January 2004
Date of publication: 11 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Foreign Head of Govt sends felicitations to Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; 3. Prime Minister attends opening of Ziwapala primary health care centre, Dhammapala library in Kwanmoe Dain model village, Kayan Township, Yangon Division; 4. Secretary-2 tours Kengtung District, Shan State (East); 5. Tatmadaw Military Band Contest opened; 6. Minister inspects wood-based industries; 7. Kale Industrial Zone inspected; 8. Measures for smooth and secure transport coordinated; 9. Ngamoeyeik water supply project inspected; 10. Seminar on Publishing continues; 11. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 12. Myanmar delegation leaves for India; 13. Counter Strike Championships Network Game to be held; 14. Hole-in-one; 15. Narcotic drugs seized...FEATURE: Burmese Independence.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 January 2004
Date of publication: 10 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Chairman of Kayah State Special Region-1 and party; Prime Minister visits Myanma Rice Milling Industry Fair-2004; SWRR Minister inspects fire brigade band; Mayor inspects water supply tasks for Yangon City; Gravel roads opened to hail Independence Day; Resource persons find means to develop rice milling technology; Minister for Information addresses Seminar on Publishing; Get-together of doctors to be held; Rural road opened; Independence Day Exhibition continues; Yangon Trade Fair 2004 on 30 Jan; Invitation and Accommodation Subcommittee for organizing Fourth World Buddhist Summit meets; Minister meets members of work committee for all-round renovation of Shwephonepwint Pagoda; Cash donated to medical funds for cleft lip and palate patients; Society of rehabilitation to tour Hinthada; Diploma students discuss role of private sector; Summer English Courses at MRA; Karatedo coach course to be conducted; 142.7 acres of poppy plantations destroyed...FEATURE: Driving out narcotic drugs (2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 January 2004
Date of publication: 09 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Emergence of more academics in respective fields amounts to reinforcing new strength to national development drive - Doctorate degree holders honoured; 2. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win attends opening ceremony of Myanmar Rice Milling Industry Fair-2004; 3. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win tours Kale District; 4. A & I Minister inspects construction of pulp and paper plant; 5. Monywa Industrial Zone (Yangon) showroom opened; 6. Site chosen for construction of bridge inspected; 7. Hydel power station projects inspected; 8. GIS and Remote Sensing Technologies Seminar held; 9. Measures for greater success in agricultural services coordinated; 10. Minister inspects forest plantations; 11. Information Minister receives Conductor & Music Director; 12. Thirty tourists arrive by air; 13. Ambassador U Thane Myint presents credentials to Bangladeshi President; 14. Ambassador U Kyi Thein presents credentials to Indian President; 15. Tipitaka title recipient Sayadaws honoured; 16. Asian Tennis C'ship 2004 (Zone-2) 12-20 January; 17. Drug triffickers sentenced...FEATURE: Driving out narcotic drugs (1).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 January 2004
Date of publication: 08 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Head of State sends felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Foreign Head of Government sends felicitations to Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; 3. Prime Minister receives Shan national race leader; 4. National Convention Management Committee meets; 5. 59th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Organizing Management Committee meets; 6. Livestock breeding tasks inspected in Yangon Command; 7. Construction of water treatment plant inspected ; 8. Cash and kind donated to MNWAF; 9. Minister leaves to attend fourth ASEAN Ministers' meeting on control of transnational crimes; 10. Minister receives Chinese guests; 11. Narcotic drugs and paraphernalia seized along with arms and ammunition; 12. Drug pushers get jail terms...FEATURES: Pakokku region development; YCDC's efforts at clean water supply in Rangoon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 January 2004
Date of publication: 07 January 2004
Description/subject: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truth; this is the way to auspiciousness"... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to General Khin Nyunt; 3. Present-day youths need to possess modern technical know-how and to have national spirit and patriotism -- Special Refresher Course No-1 for University, College Teachers opens; 4. Systematic efforts required for Mandalay to become clean and pleasant having the required characteristics -- Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects city development in Mandalay; 5. Training course for planning technician (level-2) opened; 6. Win Thuzar Shop (Thakayta) opened; 7. English proficiency course opened; 8. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 9. Independence Day reception hosted in Kunming; 10. Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No 2/2004 (Continued from yesterday); 11. Minister receives UN resident representative; 12. Appointment of Thai Ambassador to Myanmar agreed; 13. Yangon Command holds sport competitions; 14. Heroin seized in Muse...FEATURES: Sports
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 January 2004
Date of publication: 06 January 2004
Description/subject: "Brahmacariyanca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"...DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to PM General Khin Nyunt; 3. Indonesian Vice-President sends felicitations to Vice Senior General Maung Aye; 4. Prime Minister receives Special Envoy of Vietnamese PM; 5. Foreign Minister receives Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister; 6. Workshop on Application of progressive Zoning Approach to FMD Control begins; 7. Prime Minister attends opening of Special Refresher Course No-4 for University, College Teachers; 8. Prime Minister attends dinner hosted in honour of Academy Award winners; 9. Ministry of Transport computer course concludes; 10. Internal Revenue Department holds coord meeting; 11. Minister inspects Yeku Transmitter; 12. Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No 2/2004; 13. CCDAC holds its meeting 1/2003...FEATURE: Foot and Mouth Disease control...PHOTOS: 7 of Gen. Khin Nyunt, incl. 1 on front page and 1 on back.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 January 2004
Date of publication: 05 January 2004
Description/subject: “Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness”...DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host 56th Anniversary Independence Day reception and banquet; Always pay tribute to those who endeavoured for regaining Independence; Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; . Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to PM General Khin Nyunt; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt inspects all-round upgrading of Yangon City Kandawgyi Garden and renovation of Maha Pasana Cave; Lapin Bridge on new Monywa-Yagyi-Kalaywa road inaugurated; Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No 2/2004 13th waxing day of Pyatho, 1365 ME (4 January, 2004) (Continued from yesterday); Independence Day Exhibition crowded with visitors; Prizes presented to winners in Independence Day Commemorative Essay, Poem, TV Quiz & Computer Art Competitions; Over 10,000 attend 56 Anniversary Independence Day State Flag Hoisting and Saluting Ceremony at People's Square; Independence Day commemorative funfair and prize-presentation ceremony held; Brand name replaced...FEATURES: Shipyards, Roadmap.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 January 2004
Date of publication: 04 January 2004
Description/subject: “Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness”...DOMESTIC NEWS: The 56th Anniversary Independence Day message of State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe; Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; Notifications on conferring titles and medals of commendation; Under the Notification No 1/2004, religious titles have been conferred on Sayadaws and nuns and laity; Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt; Parade of outstanding students in commemoration of 2003-2004 academic year School Family Day held; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives national race leaders; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Soe Win meets industrialists; Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends prize-presentation ceremony of School Family Day Secretary-1 attends opening of 56th Anniversary Independence Day Exhibition; Puhtolon Bridge on new Monywa-Yagyi-Kalaywa road inaugurated Prime Minister attends cash presentation ceremony for all-round renovation of Naga Hlainggu Aungchantha Pagoda; Six trafficked Myanmar girls taken home...FEATURE: On the achivements (with figures) of Ministry of Industry-2.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 January 2004
Date of publication: 03 January 2004
Description/subject: “Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness”... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. PM, wife host dinner to diplomats, UN representatives; 2. Leading committee meets to hold 'Myanma Rice Milling Industry Exhibition 2004'; 3. MIDC holds workshop; 4. Assembling of buses and trucks discussed; 5. Observance of International Year of Rice coordinated; 6. Roads, tube-well opened to hail Independence Day; 7. Basic Printing Course concludes; 8. Self-help tarred road opened to hail Independence Day; 9. Lucky draw programme held; 10. Counterfeit medicines seized; 11. Seizure of counterfeit medicines clarified; 12. Gaba Yadana Theikpan medicine harmful to health; 13. Six trafficked Myanmar girls arrive back; 14. Holding of U-14 Asian Tennis Championship 2004 (Zone-2) coordinated; 15. Narcotic drugs seized...FEATURES: Hydro power, general infrastructure, shipping.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 January 2004
Date of publication: 02 January 2004
Description/subject: “Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness”... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe addresses DSMA fifth intake graduation parade; 2. Dinner hosted to mark graduation of 5th Intake of DSMA; 3. Prime Minister inspects regional development projects in Mogaung, Mohnyin and Phakant; 4. Kinpon Bridge on Gwa-Thandwe Road commissioned into service in Rakhine State; 5. Work committee for trade and investment cooperation betwen four nations meets; 6. Horticulture show & competition; 7. Laotian Minister leaves 8. Holding Asian Tennis C'ship 2004-Zone-2 coordinated 9. Drug traffickers sentenced...FEATURES: "sound public health and higher education" and the import substitution industry.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2004


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 January 2004
Date of publication: 01 January 2004
Description/subject: “Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness”... DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Cuba; 2. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt attends dinner to mark Kachin traditional Inlon Innan harvesting ceremony; 3. Multimedia classrooms opened at Kyeintali high school in Gwa Township; 4. Artists and technicians now participate in the nation-building tasks enthusiastically just as they did in the past; 5. Formation of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation explained; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Gwa Township of Rakhine State; 7. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Loatian Minister; 8. Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt receives Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Leaders Magazine; 9. Minister receives guest; 10. MNAU Win Aung sends felicitations to Cuba; 11. Raw opium seized...FEATURES: industrialisation and list of bridges built...FOREIGN NEWS: Reduced number of Iraq stories...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2004