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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 December 2005
Date of publication: 31 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Love, friendship and unity a must for all nationals; Hungarisn President felicitates Senior General Than Shwe; Provision of training designed to produce qualified humanh resources that will shape country's future; ITBMU trainee monks go round for alms in Ahlon; The entire people to wipe out any acts that hinder successful holding of National Convention; Relief given to disaster-stricken villages of Ayeyawady Division; Information Minister makes field trips to rural areas in Magway Division; Industry-2 Minister on inspection tour; Maubin Paper Mill put into service; Ceremony to commemirate Union Day, support National Convention held in Taunggyi..."PERSPECTIVES":"Keep Red Cross humanitarian work alive"...FEATURE:"New golden land of unity and amity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2006


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 December 2005
Date of publication: 30 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cooperation with ICRC and IFRC should not be centered on acquiring financial assistance- Assessment to be made in order not to tarnish national prestige and character; Kyaukpyu District holds ceremony to hail Union Day and Support National Convention; Industry-1 Minister meet with employees of Bilin Sugar Mill; USDA Central Level Extempore Talks Contest held; UDNT trainees continue excursion in Yangon; Gold plates and foils offering ceremony 2005 of Shwedagon Pagoda held; Cash, books donated to village self-reliant libraries in Sagaing Division; CNG filling station No 005 (Thakayta) opens; Taking lessions from history, all are to uphold Our Three Main National Causes while essaying to shape modern, developed nation; 12 Feb is a day of historic importance- National Convention to resume on 17 Feb as declared..."PERSPECTIVES":"Safeguard the spvereignty with Union Spirit and stand by nationalism"...FEATURE:"Humanitarian work f MRCS"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2006


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 December 2005
Date of publication: 29 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: It is important for national races to be imbued with spirit of national unity to flourish good moralities or mutual understanding; Soya-bean, winter crops plantations in Zalun, Danubyu inspected; Energy Minister attends coord meetings of MPE, MOGE; 237 drug-related cases exposed in December 2004; H&T Minister attends 8th Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers in Malaysia; SWRR Minister meets departmental personnel in Pathein; Commerce Deputy Minister tours Kayin, Mom States; Senior General Than Shwe hosts dinner to trainees of University for Development of National Races; Minister inspects road, bridge construction in Kayin State..."PERSPECTIVES":"Better public health care through effective application of medical science"...FEATURE:"Golden age in the offing on AYeyawady west bank"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2006


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 December 2005
Date of publication: 28 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President of Uzbekistan sends felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects sales of fuel, supply of power in Mandalay Division; UMEFHL sells 246 gem lots, 199 jade lots; Commander makes inspection trip to Thanlyin, Kyauktan; Ministry of Forestry holds coord meeting; Independence and sovereignty regained through united strength - Myanmar now on track for modernization; UDNR trainees sntertained with Anyeint; The 5th meeting of Committee of experts,officials of BIMSTEC held; Yangon Division Cooperatives Society holds meeting; Lt-Gen Tin Aye visits UMEHL jade gem sales; Union Spirit vital role in building peaceful, modern and developed nation..."PERSPECTIVES":"Participate in implementation of Road Map"...FEATURE:"Pade Dam will guarantree a year-round supply of irrigation water"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2006


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 December 2005
Date of publication: 27 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe inspects foundries in Mandalay Industrial Zone-2, calls for improvement of quality of products; Commander attends opening ceremony of delivery room in Dagon Myithit (South) Township; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Border areas witness sustained progress; Minister for L&F meets Chinese guests; Culture Minister receives Vietnamese guests; Visiting Deputy Commander Lt-Gen Gui Quanzhi of Chengdu Military Area Command of PRC visits Defence Services Museum; Meetings of National Convention delegate groups held; Depty Commander Lt-Gen Quanzhi and party tour Mandalay, Bagan, Lashio; Cash, relief items provided for Myeik fire victims; Vietnamese guests call on Information Deputy Minister; Myanmar and CHinese entrepreneurs hold business talks..."PERSPECTIVES":"The Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) for long-term interests of the nation"...FEATURE:"Why National Convention was suspended temporarily in 1996?"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 December 2005
Date of publication: 26 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe inspects progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) COnstruction Project; Border areas witness sustained progress; MCBA holds annual meeting; Mandalay Mayor inspects sanitary arrangements in Mandalay CIty; NC delegates visit pagodas, churches in Yangon; Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles checked on dry day; Three basic education schools in Hlinethaya get multimedia classrooms..."PERSPECTIVES":"Produce potent traditional medicines"...FEATURE:"Myanma sugar industry with bright future"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 December 2005
Date of publication: 25 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend graduation dinner of 8th intake DSTA; Information Minister receives British Researcher, Chinese Cultural Attache separately; Border areas witness sustained progress; Seventh annual general meeting of Myanmar Fisheries Federation held; Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs back from China; Paragu Shantiniketan Library put into service; Ceremonies in support of National Convention held in Natogyi, Taungtha, Ngazun; Strive to do research for production of reliable and potent traditional medicines; Classical Songs Scrutinizing and Music Note Compilation Committee holds 10th Anniversary Ceremony..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for building of a modern Tatmadaw"...FEATURE:"Developing transport and communications sector in east ot Thanlwin"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 December 2005
Date of publication: 24 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than sends congratulatory message to Polish President; Tatmadaw not mercenary force, but a patriotic one - Never hesitates to sacrifice lives whenever necessary; Senior General Than Shwe addresses graduation parade of No 8 Intake of Defence Services Techonological Academy; Commander calls for development of local industries; Chinese guests visit National Defence College; YMCA hosts X'mas dinner; Borde areas witness sustained progress; NC Delegate groups hold meetings; FM sends message of congratulations to Polish counterpart; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Deputy Commander of Chengdu Military Area Command of PRC; Prime Minister sends message of congratulations to Polish counterpart; Ngamoeyeik Water Purifying Plant to supply 140m gallons of water to Yangon City daily for first phase..."PERSPECTIVES":"Run factories and mills at full capacity"...FEATURE:"National Convention for brighter future of the nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 December 2005
Date of publication: 23 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Emperor of Japan; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win welcomes Deputy Commander of Chengdu Military Area Command; Although threre are vacant seats, the Region or Sate Hluttaw shall have the right to carry out its tasks; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Medicines donated to Defence Services Orthopaedic Hospital; Border areas witness sustained progress; Fifth Inter/State and Division Billards and Snooker Contest opened; NC Delegate groups hold meetings; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Japanese counterpart; Prime Minister sends felicitations to Japanese PM; Region or State Hluttaw shall make a decision when Region or State Government submits region or state budget in accordance with the prescribed provisions; The reports, documents and records published by the Region or State Hluttaw or under its authority shall be privileged; Detailed basic principles for the chapter 'Tatmadaw' and the chapter 'Citizens and their fundamental rights & duties' will be presented..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for speedy completion of hydro-electriv power projects"...FEATURE:"Facts about the 1947 Constitution"
Language: English
Source/publisher: PSDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (820 kb)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 December 2005
Date of publication: 22 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe inspects progress of Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project...; Cash and kind and health care service given to 109 disabled children; USDA Joint Secretary-General receives Chairman of Nippon Foundation; Chinese delegation arrives; Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; The day the term of Region or State Hluttaw comes into force is that of the Pyithu Hluttaw; The Speaker of the Region or State Hluttaw shall convene the regular session of the Region or State Hluttaw at least once a year; Secretary-1 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen THein Sein presents trophy to Yangon Command team in Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament; Meeting of delegates troup of intellectuals and intelligentsia held; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends opening of High Heat Duty Fire Brick Factory (Kyaukse)..."PERSPECTIVES":"Bagan golden palace: the pride of posterity"...FEATURE:"Native town blending in with Mawlamyine Bridge"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 BM)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 December 2005
Date of publication: 21 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe visits ancient pagodas in Bagan-NyaungU; Commander inspects sanitatoin works in city; Minister for Foreign Affairs back from Dhaka; Myanmar delegation returns home from China; Minister inspects ironworks, mineral extraction in Mandalay Division; Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; The reports, documents and records published by the Pyithu Hluttaw or under its authority shall be privileged; Even if there are vacant seats, the Pyithu Hluttaw shall have the right to carry out its tasks; Delegates group of State Service personnel holds meeting; Senior General Than Shwe inspects Myakan Lake Greening project in NyaungU; Members of the Pyithu Hluttaw shall have the freedom of speech and vote in the Pyithu Hluttaw and the committee of the Pyithu Hluttaw, subject to the provisios of the Constitution and the Pyithu Hluttaw..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for harminious development of the Union"... FEATURE:"Today's world, today's Sasana, and today's code of moral conduct(1)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 December 2005
Date of publication: 20 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe inspects Textile Mill (Pakokku); Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; Journalizm Course No 1/2005 of NPE concludes; The first day session of the Pyithu Hluttaw is valid if more than hald the number of members who have the right to attend the Oyithu Hluttaw session, are present; Even if there are vacant seats, the Pyithu Hluttaw shall have the right to carry out its tasks; General Thura SHwe Mann attends opening of Aureum Palace Resort (Bagan) Hotel in Bagan Archaeological Zone; Matters on detailed basid principles for legislation of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyitha Hluttaw to be included in the judicial sector in formulating State Constitution calarified..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost agricultural economy and establish more industries"...FEATURE:"Characteristics of 1947 Constitution"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 December 2005
Date of publication: 19 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe visits Nanmyint Tower, project site for construction of Bagan Palace in Bagan-NyaungU; Commander takes part in mass December sports; Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister leaves for PRC; Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; Prime Minister General Soe Win and party leave Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia; Myanmar will never change its stance on one-China policy - Goodwill relation with Myanmar an important part of China's foreign policy; Minister Y Nyan Win attends Foreign Ministers Meetings, signs treaties; Prime Minister General Soe Win calls on Indonesian President; Prime Minister General Soe Win meets Indian Prime Minister; Minister U Soe Tha attends ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting, signs agreements; NC delegates visit Hlinethaya Industrial Zone, Churches on NC holidays; CSSTB Chairman attends Eminent Persons Group meetings; The reports, documents and hluttaw records published by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw or under its authority shall be pribileged; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends 1st East Asia Summit; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects rubber plantations in Taikyi..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strengthen cooperation between ASEAN and nations in the region"...FEATURE:"Grow jatropha curcas extensively"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 December 2005
Date of publication: 18 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends graduation dinner of DSA 48th Intake; Senior General Than Shwe inspects National Kandawgyi Gardens, National Landmarks Garden PyinOoLwin; Information Minister receives Correspondent of Washington Post; Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; MWAF Officials view Course of Communicative English for Women; Myanmar some way exercising democracy through coordination between superiors and subordinates and working out solutions by understanding each other's situations; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends Gala Dinner hosted by Malaysian counterpart; Foreign Affairs Minister leaves for Bangladesh; Senior General Than Shwe attends the ceremony to put PyinOoLwin Hospital (200-bed) into service; Prime Minister General Sow Win attends Summits of ASEAN and Japan, ROK, India and Russia..."PERSPECTIVES":"To preserve 12 fine traditions of Tatmadaw"...FEATURE:"What is a constitution?"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar0
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 December 2005
Date of publication: 17 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to King of Bhutan; Military might has emerged from military science which has originated in self-defence, and then in defence of own families, friends, communities and motherland; Senior General Than Shwe delivers address at graduation parade of 48th Intake of DSA; Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; Delegates groups of National Convention hold discussions; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends ASEAN Charter establishment commemorative dinner; The Acts signed by the President and the Acts deemed to have been signed by the President shall be promulgated in the gazzette. The Act shall come into force on the date of such promulgation unless the contrary intention is sxpressed; Myanmar opposes any type of terrorism, will join hands with international communities as well as regional countries to combat terrorists; Prime Minster General Sow Win meets Malaysian counterpart..."PERSPECTIVES":"Nurture highly qualified human resources"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 December 2005
Date of publication: 16 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: System of learning has been established not only in najor tpwns but in all regions of Union; 58the Anniversary Independence Day ceremony to highlight national characters, nationalistis spirit; Deputy Minister attends spud-in ceremony of Shew Nilar-1 Exploration Well; Transport sector witneses sustained progress; Matters concerning detailed basic principles to be laid down for legislation of Region or State Hluttaws clarified; If there arises disagreement between the Pyithu Hluttaw and the Amyotha Hluttaw concerning a bill, the bill shall be discussed and approved in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw; Faculty members of universities and colleges are to produce quality and quantitative educated human resources who can server the interest of the nation; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends Informal Working Dinner of ASEAN; Prime Minister General Soe WIn meets his Singaporean counterpart; Myanmar extends relations with international communities; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye welcomes back Prime Minister General Soe Win; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends 2nd Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Summit..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for human resources development in all regions"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Informaiton, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 December 2005
Date of publication: 15 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of congratulation to Kazakh President; Humand resources development is basic need to progress of the nation - Democracy alone cannot guarantee to develop the nation and to sustain it for long term; Transport sector witnesses sustained progress; MPF in collaboration with public expose and seize those who committed murder case in Mingala Taungnyunt; Whether a detailed principle "The Speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw shall convene a special session or an emergency session of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw as necessary" should be adopted or not is to the discussed; Matters concerning detailed basic principles to be laid down for legislation of the Pyithu Hluttaw and the Amyotha Hluttaw clarified..."PERSPECTIVES":"Extend the cultivation of double and mixed crops"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 December 2005
Date of publication: 14 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Matters concerning detailed basic principles to be laid down for legislation of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw clarified; Presentations at NC to be published; A new school to be built in Katwe Village, Htantabin Township; Forestry sector witnesses sustained progress; The provisions in connection with teh education sector are stipulated in the Union legislative list for equal development of the education sector in the whole nation; F&R Minister inspects banking services in Toungoo; Minister inspects water supply tasks in Kungyangon; The national races of the Union of Myanmar have the right to solve their problems at the initial stage in accord with their own traditions and customs, except form the legally restricted cases; The President shall be responsible to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw - The Vice-President shall be responsible to te President and also to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw through the President; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects Gotetwin Bridge construction on Nawnghkio-Hsipaw Road Section; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction of embankment in Myitmakha west bank..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost cultivation of rubber"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.16 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 December 2005
Date of publication: 13 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Matters relating to adoption of detailed basic principles on Powers and Functions of the President clarified; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Forestry sector witnesses sustained progress; As it is the duty of the Union government to draft the bill on Union budget and present it to the Union Hluttaw for approval, no addition will be needed for the para 7 and the wording is already compact and cpmplete; Progress of road sections, bridges agriculture and water supply functions inspected in Lashio, Hsenwi; Lt-Gen Khin Maung THan inspects regional development tasks in Bago Division (West); The Union Government shall uphold and maintain stability, peace, and prevalence of law and order in the country..."PERSPECTIVES":"Produce literary works in the interests of the nation and the people"...FEATURE:"Wonderful lake in the high mountains"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 December 2005
Date of publication: 12 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: It is national duty for all literati to make efforts for realization of the national objective through their works of art; UMFCCI President leaves for Malaysia; Forestry sector witnesses sustained progress; Dinner hosted to literary prize winners and prize scrutinizing committee members; Commander, Mayor inspect Yangon CIty Water-Supply Project (Ngamoeyeik); Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Myanmar literature free from influence of alien culture has existed as genuine national character and reflects noble characteristics of Myanmar society; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects construction of Muse 105th mile Trade Zone, agricultural tasks in Muse District..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for further enhancement of health care services"...FEATURE:"Colonialist media being used in practising hegemonism"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 December 2005
Date of publication: 11 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Soe Win; Forestry sector witnesses sustained progress; Implementation Committee for Myanmar Unicode Characters System meets; Sanitation and greening tasks carried out in Women's Hospital; Indian delegation visits DSMA; NCC, Work and Management Committes hold coordination meeting; Highland farmland-1, Manmaw farm of North-East Command inspected..."PERSPECTIVES":""...FEATURE:"Should democratization of Myanmar be hastily implemented?"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 December 2005
Date of publication: 10 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects regional developments in North-East Command; National Convention delegate groups' meetings continue; Hydroelectric Power Department, EGAT Public Company Ltd ink agreement on Hutgyi Hydropower Project; Myanmar Meat Production Technology Dissemination Camp opened; 282 drug-related cases exposed in November; Information Minister expresses gratitude to doyen literati, calls for guarding against the incitement of foreign media; Forestry sector witnesses sustained progress; Coord meeting of panel of chairmen of delegate troup of Other Invited Persons held; Minister Maj-Gen Sein Htwa receives Chinese Ambassador; Home Affairs Minister meets Chinese Ambassador; The State is responsible to assist service personnel with everything they deserve; State service personnel, must be loyal to the State and the citizens, and carry out their responsibilities with full qualification; Supreme Court of the Union, High Courts of Regions, High Courts of States, Courts of self-administered division..."PERSPECTIVE":"Produce medicines for six major diseases"...FEATURE:""
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 December 2005
Date of publication: 09 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Convention delegate groups' metings commence; Work coordination meeting of Yangon Division Police Force held; 74 members of armed groups exchanged arms for peace; Livestock breeding sector witnesses sustained progress; Commander inspects dry fish & fish paste business zone in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township; Commander attends opening ceremony of station hospital in Chaungzon Township; MWAF Vice-President meets UNLAP External Evaluator and party; 10 points clarified by the NCCWC Chairman in connection with the executive power of the region or state government and duties and rights of the executive power should be laid down as detailed basic principles; Executive power of the self-administered division and self-adminisered zone appropriate and reasonable; The self-administered division or self-administered zone leading bodies shall carry out the tasks assigned occasionally to them by the Union Government and region or state government..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for success of seven-point Road Map"...FEATURE:"In honour of Sarsodaw Day"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.02 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 December 2005
Date of publication: 08 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Taking lessons from the history, all to strive for building modern and developed nation with nationalistic spirit and Union Spirit; World AIDS Day observed; Livestock breeding sector witnesses sustained progress; Plenary Session of the National Convention continues at Pyidaungsu Hall of Nyaunghnapin Camp in Hmawby Township; As administrative functions of the State are very huge and braod, Union Government needs necessary authorities in practising executive power; The region or state government is vested with power in accord with policies and guidlines laid down by Union government for the interest of the State and the people..."PERSPECTIVES":"Stives for the bright future of the nation"...FEATURE:"We do not accept lies and gossip
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 December 2005
Date of publication: 07 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister to attend ASEAN Summits; Proposals submitted by delegate groups assessed; Livestock breeding sector witnesses sustained progress; USDA holds press conference; Press conference on tasks of MWAF, MMCWA held; Accounting to forthcoming State Constitution Pyidaungsu Hluttaw is the highest organization - President and the Vice-President shall be responsible to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw is proper; National Economic Council should be formed with members comprising economy-related ministers led by the President of the State..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work together for success of National COnvention with patriotism and Union Spirit"...FEATURE:"Facts about thitseint(bellaric myrobalan)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar"" 6 December 2005
Date of publication: 06 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Convention working for emergence of State constitution, first and essential step to democratic transition; MMWCA observes World AIDS Day; Indonesian Ambassador, embassy staff, donate blood; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe receives Indian delegation; Indian goodwill delegation arrives; Livestock breeding sector witnesses sustained progress; Billboard unveiled to hail National Convention; 1,074 delegates accounting for 99.4 percent to National Convention present - diplomats, journalists observe; Government implementing seven-point Road Map for emergence of a peaceful, modern developed and discipline-flourishing democratic nation....""POEM"":"Nyaung-hnapin, Victorious Camp ("Nyaung-hnapin - Victorious Camp - The National Convention...")"PERSPECTIVE":"Turn out citizens with good qualities and qualifications"...FEATURE:"Whatever the name of a rose may be, it will always smell sweet"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 December 2005
Date of publication: 05 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to King of Thailand; Modern and developed nation can be built with strength of intellectuals and intelligentsia; Minister inspects Khanaungto Creek Twantay Canal; Education Minister goes on inspection tour of Bago Division (West); Talks on contract farming held; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Opening ceremony of multimedia classrooms of Hlegu BEHS held; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends message of felicitations to Thai Prime Minister; Entreprenurs urged to make efforts for achieving more success in agricultural and livestock breeding tasks..."PERSPECTIVES":"Produce potent medicines for public health care services"...FEATURE:"Putao in Kachin State attracts adventurers thirsty for natural beauties"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.56 MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 December 2005
Date of publication: 04 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife see off Chief of Army Staff of PRB and party; Bangladesh Army delegation tours PyinOoLwin, Mandalay, Bagan Archaeological Region, Mt Popa Park; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Cash donated to fire vidtims of Hline Township; NC delegates arrive at Nyaunghnapin Camp; It is important for the citizens to be equipped with knowledge of good education and Union Spirit in order to produce human resources and ensure a strong economy; International Day od Disabled Persons observed; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen THein Sein on inspection tour of development tasks in PyinOoLwin; Matters related to resumption of National COnvention clarified..."POEM":"Internal Strength free from viruses" ("In all nations, across the world - For the citizens, to enjoy equally...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Endeavour for national development through own resources"...FEATURE:"National Convention, building three branches of power"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 December 2005
Date of publication: 03 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Thanks to irrigation facilities, Sagaing Division has been able to produce 50 million to 60 million baskets of paddy in surplus annually; Commander, Minister inspect construction of museum for 3,000-ton jade; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Fourth annual meeting of MMMEA held; Collective participation in successful realization of seven-point Road Map is correct endeavour for serving national interest; Convening of National Convention clarified to resident representatives of UN agencies, military attaches..."PERSPECTIVES":"Be endowed with patriotism and Union Spirit"...FEATURE:"The lofty aim, the concern of entire national people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.55 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 December 2005
Date of publication: 02 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Laotian President; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to United Arab Emirates; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to LPDR; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to UAE; Organized bussinesses facilitate capital accumulation, production, market extension more than individual businesses; 2005 World AIDS Day (central) observed; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Ayadaw Dam put into commission; Myanmar athletes win one gold, three silver, five bronze in XXIII SEA Games; Health care and cash assistance provided for older persons; Prime Minister sends falicitations to LPDR; Prime Minister sends faeicitations to UAE; Matters related to National Convention clarified..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for social security, regional and national development"...FEATURES:"Myanmar, where all citizens enjoy freedom of worship"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 December 2005
Date of publication: 01 December 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Entrepreneurs urged to cooperate each other to seek ways and means for development of sericulture; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Myanmar snatches three more gold, one silver, 12 bronze; NCC Work Committee holds coord meeting; Home Affairs Minister inspects relief camps for fire victims; National COnvention delegates arrive; MWAF provides cash asistance for needy eye patients; Cash, relief supplies provided to fire victims in Hline Township; USDA opens Basic Journalism Course No 3; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects construction of Myeik Government Technological College..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for perpetual existence of the Union"...FEATURE:"Stop AIDS, Keep the promise"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 November 2005
Date of publication: 30 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Day observed every year with aim of strengthening Union Spirit among national races; Government building universities, colleges, schools in entire national to raise people's education qualification; Cash and kind donated to MMCWA; 15th AMG of ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Association held in Indonesia; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Thai companies to export machinery for Ministry of Industry-1; Teachershio Diploma Certificates and Appointments of Pyay Education College conferred; Religious Affairs Minister receives Japanese guests; ICRC Resident Representative calls on Home Affairs Minister; NCCC Secretary inspects preparations for National Convention at Nyaunghnapin Camp; Myanmar-Japan specialists five treatment to cleft lip and palate parients at Thingangyung Sanpya Hospital; Cash and kind provided to fire vistims in Hline Township; Bangladesh delegation visits downtown Yangon..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for a boost in export of local products "...FEATURE:"Victory of eye specialists in providing free medical treatments"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 November 2005
Date of publication: 29 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe receives Chief of Army Staff of People's Republic of Bangladesh; Chief of Army Staff of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Lieutenant General Moeen U Ahmed, psc and wife tour downtown Yangon; Myanmar athletes cinch one gold, four silver, three bronze in XXIII SEA Games; Myanmar delegation back from Singapore; Agriculture sector witnesses sustained progress; Teachership Course on Reproductive Health opened; Greater opportunities opened for students of Chin State linking Sagaing and Magway divisions to pursue higher education- Prime Minister meets officials of Tamu; Minister for Finance and Revenue meets IRD officials in Taunggyi; Opening ceremony of teaching hospital (50-bed), main building of Institute of Dental Medicine (Yangon) held; MPF in cooperation with public expose and arrest those who committed murders; Relief under way for vistims of fire gutting 1557 homes in Hline Township; Prime Minister sends message of congratulations to Sri Lankan counterpart; Prime Minister visits computer technology show, inspects Yazagyo dam project in Kale Township, Sagaing Division; Central Organizing Committee of MWVO holds regular meeting 6/2005..."PERSPECTIVES":"Do mized and double cropping all the year round"...FEATURE:"Discussion of pensioners(13)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.61 MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 November 2005
Date of publication: 28 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye welcomes Chief of Army Staff of People's Republic of Bangladesh; Cash donation made for ceremony to pay respect to doyen literati; Education sector witnesses sustained progress; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, wife Daw Mya Mya San host dinner in honour of visiting Bangladeshi delegation; Wife of visiting Chief Army Staff of People's Republic of Bangladesh and party visit MMCWA; Rakhine State enjoying fruits of development; Mayangone BEHS No 1 equipped with multimedia classrooms; Minister inspects factories; Functions of dry day inspection teams supervised in Yangon City; Sayadaw Bhaddanata Kumara held; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Chief of ARmy Staff of People's Republic of Bangladesh; Local farmers urged to grow high yield and quality paddy strains in Dawei region..."PERSPECTIVES":"Exert constact efforts for producing quality goods"...FEATURE:"Native place in arid zone turns lush and green"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 November 2005
Date of publication: 27 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government building a lot of major dams for supply of water and greening in states and divisions - Prime Minister inspects Hlaing Chaung Dam project in Pale Township; Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister to attend 7th Ministerial Meeting of AMBDC; Health sector witnesses sustained progress; Minister for Forestry back from China; MMeasures for conducting international plastic exhibition and seminar coordinated; Regional development tasks supervised in Hlegu and Mingaladon townships; Factories of Ministry of Industry-1 inspected in Magway Division; Lt-Gen Maung Bo Makes inspection of construction tasks Dawei Airport, Dawei GTC, Dawei University..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively participate in nation-buildin endeavours"...FEATURE:"Sincere hearts of Myanmar Buddhists and religious freedom"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 November 2005
Date of publication: 26 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: The future nation will come into shape soon if all requirements have been fulfilled and the State, the people and the Tatmadaw make collaborative endeavours; Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation back from FAO Conference; K 2m donated to funds of treatment for eye patients; Health sector witnesses sustained progress; Minister for Sports leaves fr SEA Games; o 3 Alon Wharf put into service in Ahlon; 85th Anniversary National Day 2005 ceremonies held..."POEM":"Let's choose those who can join hands" ("Your interese, his interest, towfold - To obtain in equality...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive in unison for success of seven-point Road Map"...FEATURE:"National education promotion: safeguard nation from falling under colonialist domination"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 November 2005
Date of publication: 25 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: All need to guard nation against neo-colonialists’ perpetration with national..; Government and people are to carry out development tasks in unity..; Commander, Health Minister inspect mass activities on prevention against..; UMFCCI President meets Russian Ambassasor; Surgical operations provided to patients in visual disability..; Commander, Secretariat Member inspect Putao region development; Information Sub-committee, Exhibition Sub-committee hold coord meeting; Commander Maj-Gen Soe Naing attends merits sharing ceremony..; Information Department of MWAF makes learning aids donation; New computer accessories introduced; Respects to be paid to 105 doyen literati on 9 Nov..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for successful relization of National Day Objectives"...FEATURE:"Nationalistic spirit which national people should be fully equipped"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 November 2005
Date of publication: 24 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Utilizing significant region-wise natural conditions important..; Prime Minister sends message of congratulations to Chancellor..; Prizes presented to outstanding farmers in Shan State (East) for monsoon..; Foreign Minister sends message of congratulations..; PBANRDA Minister receives UNICEF Resident Representative; Myanmar selected track and field team, shooting team leave for Philippines; Commander inspects Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Kamarkyi) construction site; Health sector witnesses sustained progress..; Extension of Myitkyina-Sumprabum-Putao Road inspected; Bilin sugar mill opened for sugarcane season; 50-bed hospital opens in Mongla; Non-Aligned Countries to set up NAM News Network (NNN)..; Rules on Essay and Poem Contests to mark..; Staff Grade-I Course concludes..."PERSPECTIVES":"Extend cultivation of new crops"...FEATURE:"HR violations of the nation which compiled HR report"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 November 2005
Date of publication: 23 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of congratulations to President..; The Union of Myanmar..; Even places in far corners of Rakhine State can now catch..; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win meets with departmental officials in Monghkat..; Selected Myanmar women charm start with 1-0 victory over Vietnam; 15th Plenary Meeting of Fifth 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka..; Minister receives guests; Cooperative Minister inspects regional development tasks; Myanmar-Japan medical team attends to patients with eye problems..; Chinese Ambassador calls on Industry-2 Minister; Myanmar delegation arrives back; Military code of conduct contest held; Data Protection Technologies Seminar held; Star milk powder introduced..."PERSPECTIVES":"Make continued efforts for greening Meiktila plains amd for sufficient water supply"...FEATURE:"Fifty roads being upgraded in Yangon municipal area"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 ovember 2005
Date of publication: 22 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Departmental personnel to actively cooperate in regional development work..; Lt-Gen Tin Aye attends ceremony to hand over new school building; Taikkyi, Aphyauk BEHS gets multimedia classrooms; Transport Minister attends ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting; Commander inspects regional development in three townships; Health sector witnesses sustained progress..; Ngamoeyeik project to supply 45 million more gallons of water to Yangon; Home Affairs Minister’s Shield Volleyball Championship begins; Basic Myanma Culture Course opened; Seminar on TV broadcasting systems through Digital Technology held; 85th Anniversary National Day Objectives; Objectives of the 58th Anniversary Independence Day; South-East Command holds Kathina Robes Offering Ceremony; Aged being taken care of at Hninzigon Home..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for development of narmal trade at border"...FEATURE:"A land where various religions flourish"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 November 2005
Date of publication: 21 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Unity and cooperation of departments and local people contribute..; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects development of Metman; Victorious sports teams representing Yangon Division honoured; Commander inspects construction of Putao-Phonkanrazi earth road; Information Minister leaves for Malaysia; Forestry Minister leaves for PRC; Transport Minister arrives back from LPDR; Health sector witnesses sustained progress..; 13th anniversary conference of Myanmar Oil Dealers Association held; Dr Toe Hla: Winner of National Literary Award in GK (Arts) Genre; Dr Ma Tin Win wins National Literary Award for third time; Winners in Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award Contest announced..."PERSPECTIVES":"Root our the danger of narcotic drugs once and for all"...FEATURE:"Instead of inventing falsehood and imposing economic sanctions to keep minions" 13. Men’s football event of XXIII SEA Games commences 14. Myanmar selected archery team, women’s football team leave...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 November 2005
Date of publication: 20 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects dams of Meiktila Plain Greening Project; Dinner hosted to mark completion of No 67 Pilot Training Course; Personnel urged to take measures on drug elimination, prevent illegal entry of foreigners through border areas - Lt-Gen Kyaw Win meets Shan State (East) level officials in Kengtung; Kyauktan Mingalun bridge and model village opened; List of National Literary Award winners announced; Writer Sayagyi U Lay Myaing wins Life-long National Literary Award; Commander, Mayor observe sanitation tasks at YGH; Narrow-minded attitude not conducive to progress of the State Artistes starring video feature honoured; Aviary opened in National Kandawgyi Gardens in PyinOoLwin; New well No 29 produces 3.8m cubic feet of natural gas daily; 12th Medical Specialities Conference concludes; Merits shared to mark completion of all-round renovation of Shwephonepwint Pagoda 13. Notice to mariners announced; Mongnaung Station holds 2nd communal Kathina robes offering ceremony; Myanmar U-17 team qualified for AFC U-17 Championship arrives back; Get-together golf tourney of Diplomatic Skills Courses on 25 Nov..."PERSPECTIVES:"Strive for emergence of an industrial nation"...FEATURE:"The health of Myanmar people is good - The Standard of Myanmar's health not inferior"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 November 2005
Date of publication: 19 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Austrian Ambassador; South African Ambassador presents credentials..; Cooperative efforts between State and private sectors..; Culture Minister attends Cultural Asia Ministerial Forum; PPE Managing Director to attend Sixth Conference of NAM senior officials..; Health sector witnesses sustained progress..; Strong and capable Tatmadaw imperative in trying to keep abreast..; First iron frame installed at Panmawady River Bridge (Myinkaseik); Talks on reproductive health knowledge given; Cable-TV retransmission of terrestrial and satellite TV channels illlegal; Hole-in-one..."PERSPECTIVES":"Forestering Union Spirit"...FEATURE:"Levelling accusations at Myanmar of being in poverty and hunger while failing to see the mote in one's own eyes"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 November 2005
Date of publication: 18 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 44th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Footbadd Tournament commences; Commander Lt-Gen Myint Swe opens Defence Services...; Steel beam installed at Pyapon Bridge at final stage South-West..; Chinese goodwill delegation returns home. Minister U Aung Thaung receives Malaysian, Chinese guests; Education Minister receives Indian, Israeli Ambassadors; Commander attends coord meeting for holding 59th Anniversary Union Day; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Waterway transport facilities inspected; Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances..; Independence Day Commemorative TV Quiz on 28 & 29 December; Talks on Cardiac disease given; Lecture on AIDS preventive measures given; 85th Anniversary National Day Objectives; Sports Minister sees off Myanmar Football Team; Myanmar U-17 Football Team qualified for AFC Youth U-17 C’ship..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively take part in rural development tasks"...FEATURE":"Goodwill that helps the blind recover sight"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 November 2005
Date of publication: 17 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe receives Member of Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Politburo Vice-Chairman of NPC Standing Committee; Transport Minister to attend 11th ASEAN Transport Minisers' Meeting in LPDR; U Tin Htun presents credentials to King of Brunei; U Tin Oo Lwin presents credentials to President of Sri lanka; Minister inspects wheat donated by Indian government; Education sector witnesses sustained progress...; USDA Secretary-General receives Chinese goodwill delegation; Chinese goodwill delegation visits downtown Yangon; Myanmar cultural delegation arrives back from PRC; Japanese Counsellor meets MMCWA executives; Reproductive Course No 4/2005 concludes; Information Minister goes on an inspection tour o Waw ownship IPRD in Bago Division; Upgrading tasks of Yangon City in progress; Polio has been eraducated in Myanmar since 2003- Four townships awarded for outstanding work; Langkho detour (Dahseik) inaugurated, outstanding students honoured in Langkho - Government facilitates necessary infrastructures in Kangkho region of Shan State (South)..."PERSPECTIVES":"Continue taking part in implementation of seven-point Road Map"...FEATURE:"Wellwishers invited for water supply projects"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 November 2005
Date of publication: 16 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Varadatha Dhatucetiya Swedaw Myat Pagoda (Buddha's Tooth Relic Pagoda) holds Buddha Pujaniya...; Commander Lt-Gen Myint Swe offers Kathina robes to Pali Tekkatho Nyaungdon Monastery; Shwe Htidaw hoisted atop Pantabwinttaung Pagoda; Stake driving ceremony held; Education sector witnesses sustained progress; Outstanding students of Mon State for 2004-2005 academic year honoured; Matho robes offered to Buddha Images at pagodas on Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmone; Mathi robes offering ceremony held at Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda; Health staff, service personnel on trip to Kokogyung for regional development, public health care; Chinese goodwill delegation arrives..."PERSPECTIVES":"Take part in XXIII South-East Asia Games with strong determination"...FEATURE:"Exaggerations on Myanmar afairs as international affairs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 November 2005
Date of publication: 15 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: With encouragement of people, task to win victory is on shoulders...; Yangon-Mandalay Highway upgraded, Yenwe Dam to benefit 118,500 acres; Lt-Gen Maung Bo continues inspection tour of Kayin State; Commander attends opening ceremony of multi-media classrooms...; Robes weaving competitions held at Tooth Relic Pagoda, KabaAye Pagoda; Minister receives guest; Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan observes 15th Matho robes...; PBANRDA Ministry opens courses; Independence Day commemorative essay and poem contests to be held; Education sector witnesses sustained progress...; Information Ministry offers Kathina robes; Depavali festival held; Literati to be honoured; Myanmar Canaan Farmer's Training Center opened course; Hockey Umpire Seminar opened; Myanmar badminton team arrives back; Air Bagan Myanmar Golf Tour continues..."PERSPECTIVES":"To do merittoious deeds on Full-Moon Day of Tazaungmone"..."POEM":"Buddha's Blessing" ("Avoid What's bad, espouse what's good...")...FEATURE:"Full-Moon Day of Tazaungmone, Samanna Phala Day"
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 November 2005
Date of publication: 14 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Prevailing peace and stability reflects improvement of living standard of the local people inculding sector-wise development of the region...; Lt-Gen Myin Swe welcomes back dean of military attache and party; Myingyan Townshio USDA holds communal Kathina robes offering ceremony; Education sector witnesses sustained progress...; Sanitation and construction tasks inspected in Yangon City; CPT Minister receives Indian Ambassador; Chinese Minister visits Shwedagon Pagoda; Social contributions made to commemorate World Chef Day; Two killed, six wounded in shooting in Matupi; Continued efforts to be made for the State's development through support and unity of people; Yangon Command Commander honours victorious athletes..."PERSPECTIVES":"ICT impreative to keep abreast of global nations"...FEATURE:"Demands for dialogue, not solution to Myanmar democracy dispute"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 November 2005
Date of publication: 13 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends 10th Kathina robes offering ceremony of Sasana Zaya Mingala Pariyatti Monastery; F&R Ministry offers Kathina robes; 55th Kathina robe-offering ceremony of Ministers' Office held; Education sector witnesses sustained progress...; SPDC Office, Pyithu Hluttaw Office and President Office offer Kathina robes; Resolution and future work programmes laid down by the AGM are for regional development- Annual general meeting of USDA (2005) winds up successfully; USDA AGM-2005 passess two resolutions, approves one matter, puts three matters on record; Work together to organize Independence Day celebrations in Yangon, states and divisions on grand scale with full political essence; Lt-Gen Khin Maing Than, Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspect monsoon paddy plantations in Bago Division; Harmonious development of industrial and agriculture sectors will surely bring about national development -Lt-Gen Maing Bo tours Mon State..."PERSPECTIVES":"Categorically reject unjust allegations of religious freedom"..."POEM":"If Might is shown off without Right"...FEATURE:"World Diabetes Day"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 November 2005
Date of publication: 12 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of condolence to Indian President; Prime Minister General Soe Win receives Chinese Minister for Water Resource; Annual International Religious Freedom Report 2005...; Lt-Gen Ye Myint on inspection tour of Mandalay Division; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development tasks in Kyaikto, Thaton and...; Bangladeshi delegation meets UMFCCI officials; Information personnel urged to strive for improvement of libraries...; USDA Annual General Meeting (2005) continues for third day; 20th Gems and Jade Sales (2006) on 16-19 Jan; Best Exhibition Award won by Myanmar handed over; Buddha Pujaniya of Pyay Shwe Hsan Daw commences; Education sector witnesses sustained progress...; Accomplishments in education sector clarified; Economic development achieved remarkably due to systematic plans; Our country is now on the right track of development; Destructive elements opposed to National Convention...; Shan State (South) USDA members participaiting in all development sectors; Teachers urged to make efforts with Union Spirit to ensure..."PERSPECTIVES":"For all citizens to actively participate in the national development drive"...FEATURE:"Training Schools for Development of National Youths in Border Areas"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Minisrtry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 November 2005
Date of publication: 11 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Attitude, objectives and functions of USDA are now popular among the youths and people as it has given priority to interests of the people; Prime Minister General Soe Win receives ASEAN Secretary-General; Workshop on Narrowing the Development Gap held; Myanmar Gazette; Sixth Asia-Pacific Symposium on Information and Telecommunication Technologies continues; Culture Deputy Minister inspects renovation of Bawbawgyi Pagoda; Military Attache' of foreign missions leave for Lashio, Muse; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of higher education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Officials leave for Thailand; In and attempt to create instability in the State, some western nations and their minion BBC aired fabricated news...; Uninterrupted emergence of intellectuals and intelligentsia important need for national progress, prosperity; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) Project..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive in unison to achieve national goal"...FEATURE:"Let's make analysis of NLD's words and deeds"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 November 2005
Date of publication: 10 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: ICT considered as distinguishing imperative in transformation of national economy...; Basic Journalism Course No 2 concludes; Outstanding youths tour downtown Yangon; UMFCCI officials meet Russian Ambassador; Myanmar badminton team leaves for Vietnam; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of higher education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Without analyzing national development, Vacalv Harvel and Desmond Tutu submitted report with call on UN Security Council to act in Myanmar...; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspected dams, monsoon paddy plantations and district to district road construstion in Mandalay Division; Annual General Meeting of USDA for 2005 commences..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards successful realization of national education promotion objectives"...FEATURE:"Following the steps of western masters and fulfilling their wishes"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 November 2005
Date of publication: 09 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitation to Combodia; Prime Minister felicitates Cambodian counterpart; Prime Minister General Soe Win receives officials of Petrochina Company; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Cambodia; Forestry Minister opens wood finishing factories in Shwepyitha Township; Chinese Ambassador calls on Energy Minister; Border area development undertaking inspected; Delegates to USDA ABM visit exhibition on machines for producing eletricity; USDA receives Vice President of International Science & Cultural cooperation Organization of Russian Federation; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of higher education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Cash donated to mark Annual General Meeting of USDA for 2005; Seminar on Social work and Child Protection opens; Tangible progress can be witnessed in education and health sectors-It is opportunate time to exert increased efforts to enhance national economy with speed; Increasing number od USDA members helps speed up tasks of regional development-Preliminary session of USDA Annual General Meeting held..."PERSPECTIVES":"For perpetuation of the Union"...FEATURE:"Wipe out interference and invasion using force"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 November 2005
Date of publication: 08 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Entire national people to do their bit in unison to achieve national goal-USDA members are to actively take part in the drive for success of seven-point Road Map; Zaw Zaw Latt emerges champion in Air Bagan Myanmar Golf Tour; Myanmar,China cooperate on combating human trafficking; Rakhine Women's Association to hold respects paying ceremony; UMFCCI officials meet Brazilian guest; English Course for law officers opens; Outstanding Youth Awarded; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of higher education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Senior General Than Shwe hosts dinner in honour of USDA AGM delegates and outstanding youths; Patron of USDA Senior General Than Shwe addresses AGM of USDA(2005)..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively take part in national development drive"...FEATURE:"Is it Mandate! Just read it"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 November 2005
Date of publication: 07 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander Lt-Gen Myint Swe opens three-storey 120-bed hospital for the aged; Second Myanmar Junior World Ranking Grade Tennis Tournament commences; PPE and MPPE offer Kathina robes to Sayadaws; Cash donated for paying respects to doyen literati; Executive of MWEA leaves fo the Philippines; Education sector witnesses sustained progress -Development of higher education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Botahtaung Basic Education High School No 1 facilitated with multimedia classrooms; Cash donated for tube-wells; Rules on 61st Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation tasks in Yangin city; Talks on liver disease and liver transplant given; Prizes presented to winners in Mandalay Division Aerobic Contest; Cane weaving, singing and tailoring contests to be held for the disabled; Yangon Station holds Kathina robes offering ceremony; Customs Department offers Kathina robes; Commander inspects regional development tasks in Kyaikmaraw Township; SWRR Minister tours Mandalay Division..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work on concert for success of ACMECS work programmes"...FEATURE:"View acts and movements of neo-colonialists with farsigthtedness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 November 2005
Date of publication: 06 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: All member nations express unanimous voice at Bagan Summit - Implementation ongoing work programmes to be speeded up by reviewing work performed in past two years - Regional cooperation and national level cooperation effective ways to narrow development gap among nations; Families of Home Affairs Ministry donate Kathina robes; Kathina robes offered by MRTV, IPRD; Kathina robes offered by Myanmar Motion Picture Organization; Members of Bago Division (West) WAO give talks on health in Thegon Township; Deputy Foreign Minister arrives back from Russia; Education sector witnesses sustained progress; Entries invited to Military and Marching Song COntests to mark 61st Anniversary Armed Forces Day; Prime Minister Genaral Soe WIn, Heads of Government ACMECS member countries pay courtesy call on King Bhumibol Adulyadej; Prime Minister General Soe Win joins Second Informal ACMECS Summit..."PERSPECTIVES":"Enhance coopetation for mutual benefit and economic development"...FEATURE:"The most reliable force of the State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Informaiton, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 November 2005
Date of publication: 05 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back General Soe Win who attended ACMECS Summit; Myanmar Gazette; Prizes of ASEAN radio quiz awarded; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of basic education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Prime Minister meets with staff of Myanmar Embassy in Thailand; Commander inspects development tasks in Lashio; Post-primary school to be built in Yawthagyi, Dagon Myothit(South); Commander meets specialists from field-trip medical team in Mongpyin; NCC Management Committee holds coord meeting; Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; Only when private sector makes progress, will a national be able to enjoy development; Prime Minister General Soe Win and party arrive Bangkok of Thailand..."PERSPECTIVES":"Take part actively in anti-drug campaigns"...FEATURE:"National peace and stability and democracy transition benefiting each other, and gaining progress due to Tatmadaw government's efforts"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 November 2005
Date of publication: 04 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prizes presented to winners n 13th Myanmar Traditional CUltural Performing Arts Competitions; Ministry of Immigration and Population holds coord meeting; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of basic education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Dinner hosted to those who attended 6th MTMPC; Billboard of USDA annual general meeting erected; 6th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners COnference concludes successfully; Educative talks on health lectured; Myanmar entrepreneurs to attend Workshop on Enhancing Export Capacity; Progress of agriculture, regional development tasks in Thongwa and Thanlyin Townships inspected; Public health care services clarified to ambassadors, UN resident representatives; Health Minister calls for treatment of eye diseases in rural areas..."PERSPECTIVES":"Provide health care services on wider scale through traditional medicine"...FEATURE:"USDA serving national interest as it represents the people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 November 2005
Date of publication: 03 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Thanks to the Government's assistance and the public trust, Myanmar traditional medicine is one the rise again...; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than SHwe receives Indian Chief of the Army Staff; UMFCCI officials leave for Thailand, China; Education sector witnesses sustained progress-Development of basic education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sees off Indian Chief of the Army Staff; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein Presents prizes to winners in 13th Myanmar Traditional Performing Arts Competitions; Myanmar U-23 emerges champion in Grand Royal '05 Challenge Cup; Indian goodwill delegation tours Yangon; Poppy cultivation and production fell due to the government's efforts on self-reliane basis - Opium Poppy Survey of Myanmar for 2005 clarified; Thaninthayi Division WAO, MCWA disseminate knowledge on health to local residents in Kanmaw Village, Myeik; Traditional medicine practitioners today are in golden age created by strong forces of unity and encouragement of the government and the people..."PERSPECTIVES":"Preserve national cultural heritage and keep nationalistic fervour alive"...FEATURE:"Attempring to bring Myanmar under Western influence"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 November 2005
Date of publication: 02 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sees of PM General Soe Win on his departure for Thailand to attend 2nd ACMECS; Measures for timely distribution of school textbooks discussed; Coord Meeting on health activities held; Preliminary meeting of 6th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference held; Education sector witnesses sustained progress - Development of basic education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; People inculding new generation youths need strengths to preserve and sageguard national culture through art power - Secretary-1 hosts dinner in honour of maestros and members of panel of judges; Forengin Afairs Minister sends congratulatory message to Japanese counterpart; Indian Chied of the Army Staff and party tour PyinOoLwin, Mandalay and Bagan; Making use of communications and technologies and media, some big nations attempting to dominate youth Waging propaganda campaign that Myanmar culture, national cause are outdated; Winners of 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions awarded..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work in concert to make the National COnvention a complete success"...FEATURE:"Union Solidarity and Development Assiciation consisting of Union-loving citizens"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 November 2005
Date of publication: 01 November 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of Algeria; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the People's Republic of China; Member of Secretariat meets executives of district and township USDA; Foreign Minister sends a message of felicitations to Algeria; Wellwishers invited for sinking tube-wells; Industry-2 Minister inspects Indakaw Industrial Zone; Shan State (East) USDA holds annual meeting; Education sector witnesses sustained progress; USDA assigned to implementing five rural development tasks; Commander inspects cold storage, feedstuff factory in Pathein; Winners of colour photo competition announced; Work Committee, subcommittees and State/Division team managers meet; Seven posters of MRCS win prizes; Minister inspects railway stations, construction of railroads; Health care services supervised in Kyunhla Township; Myanmar and Bangladesh will meet in Grand Royal'05 Challenge Cup final; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends message of felicications to Head of Government of Algeria; Donor of the land the religious edifices Agga Maha Sirisudhamma Manijotadhara U Sein Hla Win presented the related document to Minister Thura Myint Maung; Land, religious edifices donated in Dagon Myothit (North) Township..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost production of agriculture and livestock breeding sectors"...FEATURE:"Why is UN Secutiry Council called on to take action against Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 October 2005
Date of publication: 31 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing donate eight requisites and alms to Sayadaws at 52nd communal Kathina ceremony of Ministry of Defence; Minister inspects constructin of road in Hlegu; Dipavali Day 2005 observed; MMU, KMTC sign cooperation agreement; Education sector witnesses sustained progress; SUDA Secretary-General tours Loilem Township; Industrial Zone Upgrading Project in Pyigyidagon Township; Yankin BEHS No 1 equipped with multimedia classrooms; Applications invited to National Management College; 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions conclude; Opening of self-reliance rural libraries national task - Functions of IPRD play a pivotal role in national political trend that government is heaging for; Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister leaves for Russia; Commander, Mayoe oversee measures for beautifying and upgrading of roads; Prizes for outstanding students and teaching aids presented at Kyauk Myaung (YeU) model village in Shan State (South)..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards IT development"...FEATURE:"Safeguard national interest, prestige nad integrity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 October 2005
Date of publication: 30 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye welcomes Indian Chief of ARmy Staff and goodwill delegation members; Vice-Senior General Maung AYe receives visiting Indian Chief of Army Staff; Cultivation of potato, ginger in Shan State inspected; Eye Specialists team gives health care services in Hmawby; Deputy FM leaves for China; 7th Leprosy Elimination Coord Committee Meeting concludes; Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Education sector witnesses sustained progress - Development of basic education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye welcomes Indian Chief of Army Staff and goodwill delegation members; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San host dinner in honour of Indian Chief of Army and party; Prime Minister General Soe Win reveices Lao PDR Deputy Prime Minister; Prime Minister General Soe Win to attend ACMECS Summit; Lao PDR delegation leaves for home; Indian General and party visit Memorial to Fallen Heroes, Myanma Gems Museum; With the use of Myanmar character system in computer programme, people can use computers more extensively; National COnvention to resume on 5 December - At the forthcoming NC, approvals will be sought to lay down detailed basic principles in accord with proposals for delegation of executives and judicial powers..."PERSPECTIVES":"Exert sustained efforts for national development"...FEATURE::"See everything through loving-kidness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 October 2005
Date of publication: 29 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Turkey; Paddy production beyong food sufficiency in Ayeyawady Division - Lt-Gen Khin Maung THan on inspection tour of Ayeyawady Division; Ministry of Information offer 'soon'; Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Turkey; Myanmar badminton athletes under training; 12th Medical Specialties Conference from 18 to 21 Nov; Education sector witnesses sustained progress; 13th Myanma Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Meeting of Central Committee for Observance of Anniversary National Day held; On-job Training Course No 26 for heads of Township Revenue Department concludes; Blood donors to be honoured for 29th time; NPE to rebut fabrications of destructive elements, to make national development widely known to the people- News and Periodicals Enterprise marks founding anniversary; Shan State (South) WAO participates in development tasks in Pekhon Township; Lecture on prevention against AIDS given to MWAF members; Outstanding students, staff of Supreme Court honoured; Prime Minister sends message of felicitations to Turkey; Matters for better transport coordinated; Commander, CEC member attend Sagaing Division USDA AGM (2005) - Billboard bearing Saging Division USDA Annual General Meeting (2005) unveiled in Monywa..."PERSPECTIVES":"Continues rural development tasks"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 October 2005
Date of publication: 28 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Czech Republic; Prizes presented to oustanding farmers in Ayeyawady Division; Kyauknaga Dam in Myaung Township inaugurated - Commander thanks USDA members for their contributions; Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Czech Republic; Spare parts, machine parts to be manufactured domestically; Coord meeting for paying respects to literati; Education sector witnesses sustained progress - Development of basic education in the time of Tatmadaw Government; 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Educative talks given to girl students; MWAF organizes educative talks; Bangladesh beat China youth 3-1 Myanmar trounce Indua 11-0 - Grand Royal '05 Challenge Cup commences; Prime Minister sends message of felicitations to Czech Republic; Remarkable progress witnessed in Cocokyun TOwnship - Commander Lt-Gen Myint Swe on inspection tour of development in Cocokyun Township; With better transport, Maunghtaung model village in Budalin Township developing in all aspects..."PERSPECTIVEES":"Make best use of irrigation"...FEATURES:"Perpetration endangering not only Myanmar but also international community"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 OCtober 2005
Date of publication: 27 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Turkmenistan; Arrangements made for school-age children learn education; Wanpon Dam in Namsang, Loilem District, inaugurated; Meeting on development of fisheries in Taninthayi DIvision held; U Than Tun accredited to Hellenic Republic; Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Turkmenistan; Myanmar Sanshou team making prepatations for XXII SEA Games; 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts COmpetitions go on; Workshop on "Looking at Types and Approaches of International Cooperation to Myanmar"; Myanmar booth wins Best Exhibition Award at 2nd China-ASEAN Expo; Inter-Department Sepak Takraw Tourney commences; Commerce Minister export crops; Yangon Divison Women's Sports Committee prganizes beauty contests; Prime Minister sends message of felicitations to Turkmenistan; USDA to server the interest of local people for omprovement of socio-economic life of national brethren and rural development on cooperation with social organizations..."PERSPECTIVES":"Take part in the fight against drugs with great elan"...FEATURES:"Be pragmatic instead of talking big"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Informaiton, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 October 2005
Date of publication: 26 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Austrian President; Commander Lt-Gen Myint Swe oversees factories in Hlinethaya Industrial Zone; Lao delegation arrives; Minister for Industry-1 inspects bibycle factory; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Austria; Minister inspects construction of rural roads in Ayeyawady Division; USDA CEC member U Thein Sein gives lecture; Performing arts competitions continue; Marionette drama contest concludes; MCWA members donate cash and kind patients, children; Two State-owned enterprises to be privatized; Shan State (South) USDA holds Annual General Meeting; PRC Embassy donates two computers to NPE; Wife of Laotian Deputy Prime Minister visits Myanma Gems Mart, Shwedagon Pagoda; Where is the Threat to Peace? Nowhere in Myanmar is the Response!; Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand; Prime Minister sends felicitations to Austria; Commander, Minister attend opening of Okpo Dam in Budalin township - USDA members give helping hand to construct the dam together with farmers and service personnel..."POEM":"A point for deliberation in our Myanmar" ("Because one helped when needed - And one thus became convenient...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards harmonizing actions of nations to attain international peace, security and development"...FEATURE:"Prestigious are the people who have their own nation and territory"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 October 2005
Date of publication: 25 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Kazakhstan; The outcome of the process of reform will be utmost importance for the wold organization in building a more secure world; It is necessary to seriously look into difficulties of developing countries especially the worlds's poorest countries - 60th Anniversary United Nations Day observed; Commander drives a stake for housing estate in South Okkalapa; Air Bagan Gold Tour concludes; Kathina Robe offering ceremony of Shweminwun Sasana Yeiktha on 30 October; General Sevretary of UMFCCI reveices Thai delegation; Minthutha marionette drama contest goes on; Performing arts competitions continue; Minister for Information receives foreign guests; Foreign Minister felicitates Kazahstan counterpart; Flag presented to mountaineers; Myanmar and Korean entrepreneurs meet; Seminar on prevention of HIV/AIDS concludes; True Patriotism Billboard unveiled in Myeik; Buddha Pujaniya of NyaungU Shwezigon Pagoda to be held; Greening tasks inspected in Matgway, Mandalay Divisions; Prime Minister felicitates Kazakhstan counterpart; Provisions, cash donated to Mental Health Hospital; Objectives of USDA, educational activities and health care services briefed - Residents in Hlegu Township reveice free medical treatment..."PERSPECTIVES":"A shot in the arm for Paukphaw relations"...FEATURES:"Serve the national interest with national outlook"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 October 2005
Date of publication: 24 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends ceremony to present prizes to oustanding students, schools, townships in passing rate of matriculation exam in Shan State (South); Commander, Mayor inspect sanitation, beautifying tasks in Yangon City; Ayayawady Division USDA holds annual general meeting; Lecture on prevention against AIDS given; Minkutha marionette drama contest continues; 13th Myanmar Traditional CUltural Performing Arts Competitions continue for tenth day; Home Affairs Minister arrives back; Message from the Secretary-General on the United Nations Day; Facts and figures showing the reduction of opium cultivation and production were not gathered by the government of Myanmar, but UNODC in cooperation with local police forces and anti-drig squads - Information Committee of State Peace and Development COuncil holds Press Conference No 7/2005; CCDAS of Myanmar and NNCC of PRC seize kilos of heroin in coolaboration..."PERSPECTIVES":"Panhlaing bridge- a frutiful result emerged from goodwill of government"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 October 2005
Date of publication: 23 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: China and Myanmar have set up fine tradition of Paukphaw relations for many years - Myanmar has been taking steps for economic development practising market-oriented economic system - Prime Minister General Soe Win receives foreign coorespondents; Prizes of military code of conduct and extempore talks contests awarded; Yangon Mayor inspects functions of asphalt concrete mixers; Two medical students back home; Pro-Golfer Win still leads in Air Bagan Myanmar Golf Tour; Minkutha Marionette Drama Contest in progress; Prime Minister General Soe Win visits Nannig Wuling-Guihua vehicle Co Ltd; Prime Minister General SOe Win enjoys Nanning traditional music and concert; Prime Minister General Soe Win concludes visit to Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; Committees meet on performing arts competitions; Phanhlaing Bridge, 208th one which is 180 feet and above long built in the time of the Tatmadaw government - Twantay suspension bridge in under construction across Twantay Canal - Panhlaing Bridge inaugurated in Hlinethaya Township..."PERSPECTIVES":"Further promote Myanmar-PRC trade and investment"...FEATURES:"Deveiving the world with propaganda weapon (or) the introduction written by eminent writer Zaw Gyi 36 years ago"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 October 2005
Date of publication: 22 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Last year trade value between China and ASEAN reached 100 billion dollars - Potentials for exapnsion of trade and investment between ASEAN and China exist - Myanmar striving towards all round socio-economic development, replying mostly on her own resources - Appreciates supports given by ASEAN, China and other friendly countries; Ministry of Health holds coordination meeting; 3rd Rehabilitation Medicine Society Conference on 29 to 30 October; First Lef of Air Bagan Myanmar Gold Tour countries; Yangon Division WAO Patron meets Division/District/Township WAO; Buddha images re-conveyed to PhaungdawU Pagoda in Inlay; NCCWC holds coord meeting; UNFCCI General Secretary receives Chinese delegation; Prime Minister General Soe Win calls on Lao PDR Vice-President; Coord meeting of work committee, subcommittees and team managers; Professional level marionette contest countinues; 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions in progress; Explosion occurs near Traders Hotel; Myanmar invites investors from Guangxi Zhaung Autonomous Region; PRC invites Myanmar to make investment in establishmnet of economic zone in Nanning; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends second China-ASEAN Expo..."PERSPECTIVES":"FUrther strengthen Myanmar-PRC friendship and cooperation"..."POEM":"If our walls are encroached ("Our Myanmar nationalistic character - Intended to be ...."...FEATURES:"To see the tricks of colonialists"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 October 2005
Date of publication: 21 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Soe Win who attended 2nd China-ASEAN Expo, 2nd China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit held in Nanning, PRC; Ministry of Mines holds meeting; Coord meeting of Ministry of Cooperatives held; Officials urged to accelerate work plans as targeted; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen THein Sein enjoys marionette contest; Coord meeting for committee, subcommittee and team managers; Departmental personnel, local people to harmoniously strive for prevalence of peace, stability of nation with Union Spirit - Lt-Gen Kyaw Win oversees thriving perennial crops plantations in Hsihsend Township; First leg of Air Bagan Golf Tourney opened; Myanmar delegation led by Prime Minister General Soe Win arrives at Nanning, capital of Quangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China; Meat, fish, vegatables available at tax-free markets in Yangon; Educative talks given to women staff; 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue for seventh day; Friendship between Myanmar & PRC strengthening day after day - Myanmar always supports One China Policy of PRC; China resents interference of external countries in internal affairs of Myanmar, desire to cooperate with Myanmar in international spheres; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends banquet to mark Second China-ASEAN Expo, and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit..."PERSPECTIVES":"Make concerted efforts for success of all development plans"..."POEM":"Let's hand down the heritage"...FEATURE:"Is that so Maung Ka Lu? More than that Grandpa"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 October 2005
Date of publication: 20 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Strong national economy fundamental requirement for emergence of peaceful, modern democrativ nation with flourishing discipline - Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects agricultural and livestock breeding farms in Shan State; Kyikhtiyoe Pagoda consecrated; U Nay Win accredited to Norway, Sweden; Billboard of Magway Division USDA AGM erected; New models of Canon cameras and printers introduced; Home Affairs Minister leaves for Beijing; Coord meeting to host Grand Royal Cup held; Director-General calls for establishment of libraries in villages; WHO officials call on CEC member of MMCWA; Minister attends coord meeting on upgrading of development work; Thandwe Districts USDA holds its Annual General Meeting for 2005; Flying Training Base Team wins volleyball championship shield; Vidhura Drama Contest continues for fifth and final day; Work committee, subcommittees and team managers of State/Divisions meet; Commander inspects preventive measures against dengue hemorrhagic fever in Shwepyitha Township; Performing Arts Competitions continue for sixth day at designated places on grand scale..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for development of fish and meat sector"...FEATURES:"Ensuring national reconsolidation, bounden duty of Tatmadaw Government"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Informaiton, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.27 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 October 2005
Date of publication: 19 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ngwepinle Fishes and Crustaceans Trading Zone opened in Hlinethaya Township - Emergence of zone creats opportunity for exporting marine products of high quality; U Tin Win accredited to Finland, Poland; SHwegabya Pagoda in Bago TOwnship consecrated; U Hla Myint presents credentials to Emperor of Japan; Officials leave for PRC; SPEI's Thet Paing Toe booked on trip to XXIII SEA Games; Archaeological training school to be opened in Pyay; Officials read papers on advance report of Myanmar census of agriculture; Education Minister receives ambassadors; Deputy FM leaves for India; Minister insoects hydel power projects on Bago Division; First Kathina robes offering of Mingala Market held; PBANRDA Ministry holds work coord meeting; Coord meeting for performing arts competitions held; Performing Arts Competitions continue - Enthusuasts and tourists enjoy the competitions; Annual General Meeting of Mon State USDA held; Industry-2 Minister goes on inspection tour of Multi-purpose diesel engine manufacturing factory project (Thagara); Cho Min Oo emerges champion in junior snooker contest; VUdhura Drama COntest continues - Drama troupe representing Yangon Division participates in the contest; Health care machines and spare parts exhibited..."POEM":"Maintain the Beauty of Myanmar Stage" ("Myanmar stage, existing vibrant - From early age, music and dances...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Build more roads and bridges to enhance people's socio-economic status"..."FEATURE:"Common enemy penetrating into the nation through IT"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 October 2005
Date of publication: 18 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Soe Win who attend 2nd China-ASEAN Expo, 2nd China-ASEAN Business and Envestment Summit to be held in Nanning, PRC; Abhidhamma Day observed; Shwethingan offered to Buddha Image of Hsutaungpyi Nagayon Pagoda; Pagodas packed with devotees doing meritorious deeds; 13th "soon" offering ceremony of Maha Wizaya Pagoda held; 7th Myanmar Obstetrics and Gyanaecology Conference opens; Bago Division (West) USDA holds annual general meeting; 28th Pabarana ceremony held at Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda; Panhlaing bridge linking Hlinethaya and Dalla TOwnships to be opened soon - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects Panhlaing and Twantay bridge construction projects..."POEM":"Marionette-duty of new generation" ("At start of performing arts era, it was gold - As something nivel, it entered the court...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"For greater success of rural development tasks"...FEATURE:"Merely poisons, not essential nutrients for Myanmar people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.35 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 October 2005
Date of publication: 17 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Over 800 million people still facing malnutrition resulting from food shortages - Myanmar, an agro-based nation, enjoys food sufficiency - Paddy production nearly reached 1.2 billion baskets in 2004-1005 - Success goes beyond local food sufficiency, cintricuting to global food sufficiency; Oil lights offered to Shwedagon Pagoda; Commander, Mayor inspect arrangements for keeping Yangon CIty clean and beautiful; Paddy harvesting in Okpo Township; UMFCCI President leaves for PRC; Vidhura Drama Contest continues; Coord meeting performing arts competitions held; Government has been launching conservation programme according to the law to prevent prawn and fish depletion and biodiversity deterioration; Multimedia classrooms opened at BEHS No1 North Oakkalapa Township; Commander, CEC member attend AGM of Bago Division USDA; Mandalay Division WAO Chairperson makes field trip to Meiktila; Performing Arts Competitions continue - Contestants from states, divisions exhibit skills; Mid-Year Myanma Gems Empourium concludes..."PERSPECTIVES":"Fullmoom Day of Thadingyut"...FEATURES:"The Significant and Noble Day of Abhidamma (The Fullmoom Day of Thadingyut, Mahapavarana Day)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 October 2005
Date of publication: 16 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Performing Arts Competitions continue for third day on grand scale; Cultivation methods demonstrated in Hlegu Township; Archers under training to take part in SEA Games; Lucky Bird organizes computer technological demonstration; Myanmar entrepreneurs group leaves for Guangzhou; Vidhura Drama Contest continues for second day; Course on praise of Three Gems concludes; Myanmar delegation arrives back; Minister U Aung Thaung attends 2dn China-ASEAN Eminent Persons Group Meeting; Good meeting for performing arts competitions held; Theingi Shwe Wah Silkware Boutique launched; Commander, Mayor attend 14th Mayor's Cup Walking Race for the Blind; Work coord meeting NPED Ministry held; Basic course on breeding fresh water prawn concludes; Annual General Meeting 2005 of Yangon DIvision USDA held; Sales of jade lots attract gems merchants..."POEM":"Completely Righ 13th" ("The National Traditional Performing Arts Competitions - In Progress gloriously, the 13th...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Collectively participate in prevention of blindness"...FEATURES:"Wish all distinguish between words of goodwill and words of ill will"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 October 2005
Date of publication: 15 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of congratulations to Chinese President; 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Ministers attend Machine Spare Parts Exhibition; Wellwishers donate cash and kind for construction of Vipasana Pagoda in India; Vidhura drama contest begins; Cash donated to Zalun Myoma Pariyatti Monastery; Work Committee, Subcommitte and team managers hold meeting; Minister coordinated for ensuring smooth, secure transport in city; Home Affairs Minister receives Indian Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs; Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister receives Indian delegation; 11th State-level Myanmar-India Civil Authorities Meeting held; Doh Kyeywa Journal comes out; Measures for boosting agricultural production discussed; Information Minister receives Chief Corresponding of NHK; Teachership Course Reproductive Knowledge opened; Press conference on winning two gold medals in the Brewing Industry International Awards (BIIA) contest-2005 held; Wood-based technical training course concludes; Spare parts, machine parts to be manufactured domestically; Production of home-made spare parts and machine parts explained; Sales of jade lots continue..."PERSPECTIVES":"Equip the people with partiotism and nationalism through artistic skills"...FEATURES:"Dramatic performance of Vidhura Jataka"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 October 2005
Date of publication: 14 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister to attend 2nd China-ASEAN Expo, 2nd China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit; Alien thoughts and culture are entering nation in waves through the doot of culture and economy inculding the median and the Internet - alien cultural domination can be warded off only with partriotism - Propagate nationalism through strength of literature and fine arts to keep spirits of national peoople mature; U Nay Win accredited to Denmark; Coord meeting of Finance and Revenue Ministry continues; On-job training course for law officers opened; Understanding Netwkorking Fundamentals Course on 31 Oct; Free treatment for eye disorders; Film artistes urged to strive for encancement of Myanmar movie standard; Singing, dancing, song composing and music contests of Performing Arts Competitions commence at designated places; As for human resources number of ophthalmologists increase from 130 to 200 - 2005 World Sight Day pbserved; Ophthalmologists team gives treatment of eye patient in Kawkareik; Mid-Year Gems Empourium continues; 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultiral Performing Arts Competitions launched; Health Minister visits blood donation..."PERSPECTIVES":"Lend ourselves to the task of industrializing the nation"...FEATURES:"Countering media with media: national duty of literary world"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 October 2005
Date of publication: 13 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Lt-Gen THein Sein cordially greets contestants from States and Divisions to 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultral Performing Arts Competitions; U Ye Win presents credentials to Kind of Thailand; U Saw Hla Min presents credentials to President of French Republic; Sanitation work inspected in city; Cash assistance provided to students of institutes in Mandalay; First meeting of Sectoral Working Group on Agricultural and Industrial Co-operation commences; The Great Cultural Performing Arts of the Union; Machine spare parts exhibition held; Sales at 2005 Mid0Year Gems Empourium continue; Work coordination meeting for performing arts competitions held; Archaeological Training School (Pyay) to be launched 7 November; Myanmar Obstetrics and Gynaecologist Conference on 15-16 Oct; Yangon Mayor's Cup Walking Race for blind on 15 Oct; CEC members of MMCWA meet with officials of Japanese Foundation; Sale of National Races Traditional Foods held; Mandalay Division WAO Chairperson tours villages in Myttha Township; Job opportunities for women created in Dagon Myothit (South); Volcanic Etupition News; Earthquake Report; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen THein Sein cordially greets contestants from States and Divisions to 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions; Myanmar technicians successfully invent unicode Myanmar character system with application of Myanmar character code sets recognized by ISO..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for success of tradational performing arts competitions"...FEATURES:"Distinctive Myanmar Movie Day 13 October 2005"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 October 2005
Date of publication: 12 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon Command wins 21st Defence Services C-in-C's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament U-21 - Secretary-1 presents trophy to Yangon Command; Construction Minister addresses work coord meeting; Ministry of Finance and Revenue holds work coordination meeting; I & P Deputy Minister back from Geneva; Industry-1 Minister leaves for KL; 'Soon', light, water, joss-sticks and candy to be offered; Cultivation of 50,000 acres onions coordinated; Journal of Myanmar Civil Service Vol 3 No 1 comes out; Artistes from States and Divisions arrive; Sprucing up of Mandalay City inspected; Malaysian FM concludes visit; C-in-C (Air)'s C'shio shield volleyball tourney commences; Myanmar Police Force Day observed in Myitkyina; Chairman or Work Committee for MTCPAC holds coord meeting with judges of central, state and division levels; 295 drug-related cases exposed in September; Respect paid to older war veterans; Computer Training Course of CSSTB concludes; Performing Arts Competitions Leading Committee Chairman meets mandagers, competitors from States, Divisions; Jade lots on sale through tender system..."POEM":"To Havel and Tutu" ("As our Buddha had exhorted - For you who are far from Buddha to ponder...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Grows new items to crops to earn more foreign exchange"...FEATURES:"Open letter to Mr Vaclav Havel and Bishop Desmond Tutu"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 October 2005
Date of publication: 11 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to India; Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Pakistan; Senior General Than Shwe receives Malaysian Foreign Minister; Foreign Minister sends message sympathy ti India; Foreign Minister sends message of sympathy to Pakistan; Malaysian goodwill delegation arrives; H & T Minister calls for tourism industry boom; Contract for earth moving equipment factory project signed; Energy Minister attends meeting on energy of BIMSTEC member countries; USDA Secretary-General receives British Ambassador and Head of Myanmar Division; Participants to 13th Performing Art Competitions arrive; Kittara youth's social welfare association in Pyay donates cash; Jade lots to be sold through tender system; Information Minister inspects GTC Press in Insein Township; Buddha images of Inlay PhaungdawU Pagoda conveyed to Yadanabon Monastery for public obeisance; Education Minister arrives back from France; Industry-2 Minister receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Basic Cricket Coaching Course concludes; PBANRDA Minister meets Balgladeshi Ambassador; Kholam Village in Nansang Township, show case of all-round development; Vice Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to India; Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to India; Prime Minister sends message of sympathy to Pakistan; Malaysian FM calls on Prime Minister General Soe Win..."POEM":"So Worthy of praise" ("Havel and Tutu, flying in tandem - Searching for lice on bald head...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Further development of national economy through cultivation of suitable crops"...FEATURES:"Myanmar's successful drugs-elimination drive"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 October 2005
Date of publication: 10 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Theing Sein attends donation ceremony for six monasteries in Pazundaung, Botahtaung Townships; Commander, Secretariat Member attend Annual General Meeting of Mandalay Division USDA; Dry Day Supervisory Committee makes inspection; Commander inspects construction of new Goktwin bridge in Nawnghkio; Tatmadaw families, wellwishers offer alms to three monasteries, Thanatana Dhammapalaka Hindu Organization in Pabedan, Seikkan Townships; Performing ARts Competitions of Yangon Division held; First World Hospice Palliative Care Day commemorated; World Postal Day Observed; Officials urged to organize locals to participate in regional development drive - Lt-Gen Maung Bo meets departmental officials, social organizations, Tatmadawmen in Myeik; Sales at 2005 Mid-year Gem Empourium continue..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation"...FEATURES:"Countering criticism against Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 October 2005
Date of publication: 09 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Matters related National COnvention coordinated - NCC Work Committee, Management Committes, subcommittees making arrangements for their respective tasks; Ways sought for boosting agricultural production; Yangon East District USDA holds annual general meeting; CEC members, Deputy Minister for Health attend opening of Gyobyu Pipeline in Tuchaung Village Htantabin TOwnship; Kyimyindine BEHS No1 to pay resoects to teachers on 27 Oct; Mines Deputy Minister views sale of 2005 Mid-Year Gem Empourium; Opening and closing ceremonies of courses on family health care service of housewives with traditional medicine held; Industry-1 Minister meets officials of factories in Mandalay, Sagaing Divisions; Patron of Taninthayi Division WAO on a trip to Khamaukkyi in Kawthoung; Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends opening of hospital in Pyigyi Mandaing; Development gap between urban and rural areas narrowed - New school building, dispensary opened in Panan Village, Kyaukse Township;
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.61 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 October 2005
Date of publication: 08 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends ceremony to enshrine religious objects into Siri Verosana Pogoda and Htidaw hoisting and consecration ceremony in Bago; Workshop on upgrading State Sasana Universities held; Indian Ambassador calls on Chief Justice; Book of Sarpay Beikman Readers Association in circulation; Information Minister receives Thai guest; Industrialists visit machine parts exhibition; Launching ceremony of World Disaster Report-2005 held; 273 pearl losts to be sold at Mid-Year Gems Empourium; MWAF General Secretary meets German guests; USDA Secretary-General receives resident representatives of UN agencies; Road accident on significant decrease in capital; Participation of the people essential for regional development - Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects oil palm plantations, development tasks in Karathuri, Bokpyin..."PERSPECTIVES":"Bring glory to the State through success in sports"...FEATURES:"If one is truly human one has to uphold whatever little honour one posesses(continue from yesterday)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.45 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 October 2005
Date of publication: 07 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Better transport of Dawei-Myeik-Kawthoung Road contributes to regional development - Lt-Gen Myaung Bo attends opening of Myoma Market, Hospital in Khamaunkgyi; U Tin Win accredited to Austria; Foreign Minister sends a message of congratulations to Japanese counterpart; Bangladeshi Ambassador calls on Forestry Minister; Air Bagan Gold Tourney postponed to 2-23 October; Prizes of radio quiz awarded to winners; Japanese Embassy donates X-ray machine to YGH; Minister visits yachters to SEA Games; Mandalay Mayor inspects beautifying tasks; Commander, Minister supervise development of township in Rakhine State; Industry-2 Ministry displays machine parts for government and private industries; Progress of Yangon Division Vegetable CUltivation and Poultry Farming Special Zone inspected; Teachership courses on reproductive knowledge opened in Yangon South District; Rules on Armed FOrces Day Commemorative Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; Family health care course for housewives opened; DHF control campaign launched..."PERSPECTIVES":"The duty of teachers"..."POEM":"East wind, go back east - West wind, go back west" ("Myanmar myself - I depend on myself, I look after my own...")...FEATURES:"If one is truly human one has to uphold whatever little honour one posesses"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 October 2005
Date of publication: 06 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Laotian Defence Attache` Colonel Onechanh Phetsalat; Sittway TOwnship USDA holds annual general meeting; Education Minister leaves for France; 12th Medical Specialties Conference from 18 to 21 Nov; Commander attands fifth cash donation ceremony for 13th Performing Arts Competitions; Minister visits home made mechine parts exhibition; Yenangyoung Township USDA annual general meeting held; Teachers will have to train students, who will shoulder the future State duties to become brillant persons; Mon State WAO Patron attends cultural tasks in Mawlamyine - Mon State WAO members provide assistance to people in Mon State; Mandalay Division WAO Chairperson makes field trip to Kyaukse District; MWAF General Secretary meets with officials of UNICEF; Windmills inaugurated in Kyaungywa, Asin model villages in Mon State; Mid-Year Myanma Gems Empourium 2005 commences; Diplomats visit 2005 Mid-Year Myanma Gems Empourium; Mid-Year Myanma Gems Empourium attracts over 700 merchants; In Myanmar society are norms for dignity, and ethics and responsibilities of a teacher - Teachers should adhere to their ethics to become models of the society winning public respect - Teachers should teach students to become clever, polite and outstanding persons - World Teachers' Day pbserved..."PERSPECTIVES":"Implement development projects for public interest"...FEATURES:"Do not exploit Myanmar's affairs through exaggerations"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 October 2005
Date of publication: 05 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Utilize local materials as mich as possible to implement major projects like Yaywa - Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets officials in Mogok, inspects Yeywa hydel power project; General banking services course opens; The Yangon Times Journam introduced; UMFCCI officials meet foreign guest; CSSTB chairman inspects CICS (Paunggyi); PBANRDA Deputy Minister tours Mandalay Division; Provisions donated to monasteries in Pyay; Tamomtjaui Division WAO personnel hold discussion on health, spcial welfare with members of organization; Spare parts to be manufactured at home displayed; Elements scheming to destabilize the region by piling one-sided pressure on Myanmar; Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; Regional DIrector of IPPF calls on MMCWA President; Arrangements for Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium previwed; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets departmental officials, townselders in Mogok, gives instructions to officials on development of Mogok region; MWVO members urged to participate in implementing seven-point Road Map..."POEM":"The Noble Teacher" ("Ever caring and ever sharing, - Never refusing and never neglecting,...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"ACARIYA GUNAW ANANDAW"...FEATURES:"OUR CETENA TEACHER - THE BENEFACTOR"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 October 2005
Date of publication: 04 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon)- Calls for durability of bridge; IRD opens officer course; MMCWA conducts teachership course No 3/2005; Forestry Ministry tours Kachin, Shan (North) States, Mandalay Division; Crucial task of IPRD for 2005-2006 to complete rural self-reliance libraries throughtout the nation; Myanmar becomes more successful in spirts, still it is required to be more ambitious; Farmers urged to grow more paddy and edible oil crops Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Bago Division (West); Lt-Gen Maung Bo meets oil palm, rubber enterpreneurs in Kawthoung; Every village enjoying fruits of rural development project - Rural Development work in high gear at Hsaikkaung Model Village, Hsiseng Township; Success in sports source of national pride and it indicates high standard of culture and development of nation - Champion Selected Myanmar Youth Soccer Team honoured..."POEM":"Don't wish to let big Nobel regret" ("The bestowing of the Peace Prize - Is not the granting of licence...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"To enable aged to lead secure life with peace of mind"...FEATURE:"Is that so Maung Ka Lu? More than that grandpa."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SODC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 October 2005
Date of publication: 03 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Korean President; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Germany; Development infrastructures in Taninthayi Division inspected - Gifts presented to older persons in Kawthoung; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to ROK; Energy Minister leaves for India; NPED Minister arrives back from Lao PDR; Two medical students make study tour of 3 ASEAN countries; Myanmar delegation leaves for LPDR; Commander, Vice-Mayor inspects sanitation tasks in city; Yangon Division MCWASC marks International Day of lder Persons; MWVCOC member inspects No 2 War Veteran Model Village; Designer leave for Malaysia; Coordination meeting of Work Committee for Upgrading Yangon Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo held; A&I Minister arrives back from the Phillippines - Attended meeting of ASEAN A7F ministers, meeting of ASEAN A&F ministers+3; MPF members urged to serve interests of people and nationa 41st Anniversary of Myanmar Police Force observed; Provisions donated to deaf and blind schools, homes for the aged in Yangon..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards industrial development"...FEATURES:"Towards a society for all ages"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 October 2005
Date of publication: 02 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Govt establishing modern State-owned factories of heavy investment - Development of private indusries encouraged - Textile Factory (Pakokku) contributes to regional development, stands as import-substitute industry; AGM 2005 of Yangon West District held; SWRR Deputy Minister arrives back from PRC; Air Bagan Gold Tourney to be held in Myitkyina; UMFCCI President meets Indian Ambassador; Special Refresher Course for basic education teachers concludes at Central Institute of Civil Service (Upper Myanmar); If the spare parts are produced at home, they will be benificial to the State, the ministries concerned and the industrial sector - Information Minister attends ceremony of displaying spare parts; Sanitation tasks carried out in Mingaladon Station; Local made spare parts of Ministry of Information, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ministry of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs on display; Modern textile factory in Pakokku will create job for local people; Prime Minister inspects development tasks in Pakokku; Myanmar senior citizens held in high esteem, given proper care - The aged across the nation enjoying higher standard of living..."PERSPECTIVEES":"Enhance own national strength"...FEATURES:"The noble donation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 October 2005
Date of publication: 01 October 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General felicitates Chinese President; Senior General sends felicitations to Nigeria; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations Cyprus; Buld the nation with self-reliant endeavours - Entire national people are to be imbued with national strength to create brithter future; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Chinses Vice-President; Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Hline, Shwepyitha Townships; Foreign Minister felicitates Chinese counterpart; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Cyprus; Chinese Ambassador calls on Information Minister; Trainess of journalism Course visit Myanma Alin Daily; Doh Kyeywa Journal comes out; Teachers are to constantly nurture students as well as themselves as they are required to pursue a life-long learning; Commander inspects irrigation facilites, agricultural tasks in Paung, Thaton; Religious Affairs Minister receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Prime Minister sends felicitations to Chinese counterpart; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Seing and wife attend reception to mark 56th Foundation Anniversary of PRC; No of traffic accidents brought down in Yangon..."POEMS":"Care for the Old" ("High tech and advance sciences - Slow down tha aging process..."); "To Vaclav Havel and Desmond Tu Tu" (The clear still water - Won't set murky, even of you throw stone in it...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation"...FEATURES:"Care of older persons"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 September 2005
Date of publication: 30 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon Command's farm eyes increasing output; Myanmar poised at threshold of new era - In stark constrast to actual positive situation in Myanmar, a pessimistic report commisioned by Mr Vaclav Havel and Bishon Desmond M Tutu was announced - It portrays Myanmar in most negative light...; Cash donated to Ministry of Religious Affairs; Myanmar Gazette; Ministry for Cooperative receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Dance, drama and music show on 1,2 October; Talks on cardiac disease given; Latest construction technologies introduced; Date for sending manuscripts; Shan State (North) WAO, MCW Supervisory Committee carry out rural development tasks; Requirements fufilled for health care services in rural areas of Singu; Myanmar, State of Qatar establish diplomatic relations; English Course Hockey Coaches and Umpires concludes; Govt providong health care to people in all parts of country; Educative talks given to women workers of Hlinethaya Industrial Zone..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work hard for increased agricultural production"...FEATURES":"A tribute to our Senior Citizens"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 October 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 September 2005
Date of publication: 29 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Comprehensive preparations under way for 13th Myanmar Tradation Cultural Performing Arts Competitions-Leading Committee for Organizing 13th MTCPAC meets; A&I Minister goes on inspection tour of Paunglaung, Yenwe multi-purpose dams; Sportware donated to Mandalay Division Hockey Team; Cadets of DSMA tour MMCWA Building; Commander unveils "True Patriotism" singboard; Minister for Home Affairs receives UNAIDS REgional DIrector; Industry-1 Minister receives Korean guests; Myanmar athletes bag string of medals in U-20 Mekong Cup; Stationery, clothes donated to Myainggyingu BEHS in Kayin State; Inter-State/Division weightlifting tourney concludes; Meeting of MWJA held; Progress in construction of Mongphyat-Mongyawng Road, Mongyawng-Mongyu Road inspected; Myanmar delegation leaves for Philippines; Officials urged to step up development tasks in Dedaye, Kungyangon and Kawhmu Townships; Culture Minister receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Industry-1 Minister on inspection of factories in Kyaukse Industrial Region; Soon offered to Sayadaws of State Parriyati Sasana University; Cooperatives Minister meets Indian Ambassador; Two members of MWAF share experiences; Commander, Mayor inspect construction, sanitation tasks in Yangon City; Outstanding students, youths honoured - Sangyoung Township annual general meeting..."PERSPECTIVES":"Cooperate in fight against TB"...FEATURES:"Drugs eradication fourth tactics, national duty of media world"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 September 2005
Date of publication: 28 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Long-lasting wish of villagers fufilled - Arrangements under way to set up bio-gas power stations in villages - Local people urged to participate in rural development drive; Minister for Immigration and Population receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Press conference on Air Bagan Myanmar Gold Tour for 2005-2006 held; Development tasks in Sagaing Division inspected; Commander, Minister inspects Mandalay Industrial Zone; Health care provided for mothers and children in Hpa-an...; Talks on "Human Value" given; IT course opened; Tatmadaw Chess Tournament opened; USDA CEC Member calls for guarding against destructive acts with patriotism; Wellwishers hail International Day of Older Persons; Minister inspects fish farm in Pantanaw Township; Leading Committee to Hold the Myanmar Tradational Medicine Practitioners Conference meets; Dangon TOwnship (South) USDA holds annual general meeting; USDA members urged to actively participate in development tasks being implemented by government - Pyapon District USDA holds annual general meeting..."PERSPECTIVES":"Enhance people's awareness of danger of narcotic drugs...FEATURES:""Discussion of pensioners-12"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 September 2005


Title: 
Date of publication: 27 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes General Thura Shwe Mann and delegation on return from Bangladesh; Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulatory message to Governor General of Canada; Minister for Goreign Affairs arrives back; Maubin District USDA holds annual general meeting; Minister for Forestry receives Indian Ambassador; Director-General inspects development tasks in Sagaing Division; Entertainments on 1-2 October at National Theatre; USDA Secretary-General inspects regional development tasks in Thazi Township; Education Minister addresses fourth administration board meeting of SEAMEO CHAT; Taketa Township Blood Donor's Association's singboard unveiled; Millionaire Sale Promotion 2005 concludes; National Planning & Economic Development Minister leaves for Vientiane; Industry-1 Minister visit factories in Kyaukse; Sport Minister hands over sport gear to CICS (Upper Myanmar); CPT Ministry conducts courses; General Thura Shwe Mann calls on Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zio, meets Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh-Strengthening of friendship between two arimes and bilateral cooperation discussed..."PERSPECTIVES":"Give priority to public health for national development...FEATURES:"Goodwill of State and ardent efforts of people of Ayeyawady Division"
Author/creator: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 September 2005
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 September 2005
Date of publication: 26 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash and kin donated to monasteries, nunneries in Thingangyun, Lanmadaw Township; Government building strong economic foundations through agricultural production - Nyaunggon Dam opened in Meiktila TOwnship; Functions of dry day inspection teams supervised in Yangon City; CEC member attends Hinthada District USDA Annuak Meeting; Cash and kind donated to Homes for the Aged; Rural and urban development tasks inspected in Pakokku, Myaing; Dagon Township USDA holds AGM; Hotels, communication facilities inspected in Ayeyawadady Division; SWRR Deputy Minister leaves for China; Information Minister watches performance of Korean and Myanmar artistes; Health Minister addresses ceremony to mark Worls Heart Day; Annual meeting Kyauktada USDA held; Korean artistes return home; Provinsions donated to 66 monasteries in precinct of Thayettaw Monastery; Secretariat Member meets township and district USDA secretaries in Mandalay DIvision; Hline TOwnship USDA holds Annual Generral Meeting; Kyamayut TOwnship USDA holds annual meeting; NCC WOrk Committee Chairman Chief Justice arrives back from Lao PDR; Rural people enjoy frutiful results of better transportation as well as health care sercice - MMCWA member tours villages of Mon State; Thanks to Nawaday Bridge trading of local products is convenient - MWAF personnel make field trip to fulfil requirements of life security of women in Pyay, Padaung towhships..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for success of National Convention"...FEATURES:"Facts about copyright"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicas Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 September 2005
Date of publication: 25 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sees off General Thura Shwe Mann on his depature for goodwill visit to Bangladesh; Minister for Information receives Thai guests; Urban development tasks inspected in Pakokku Districk; Visiting Korean artistes meet Myanmar journalists, artistes; AGM-2005 of township USDAs held; A & I Minister inspects multi-purpose dam projects in Pyu; Multimedia classroom opened at Kyauktada BEHS; Home Affairs Minister receives Indian, Nepalese Ambassadors; CEC member attends Myanugmya District USDA Annual Meeting; C-in-C (Air)'s Shield Shooting competition concludes; CEC member tours Ingapu; USDA CEC members, Deputy Health Minister inspect development in all aspects of Kwammoedein Village of Kayan Township - Emergency and Out-patient Department of Kayan Township Hospital; MWAF General Secretary meets National Director of World Vision Myanmar; Annual charity gala dinner of Summit Parkview Hotel held; Sustained endeavours to be exerted for success in convening Natioal Convention, very first phase for transforming nation into democratic one - National Convention COnvening Commission holds meeting 5/2005; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win and wife atends farewell party of Chinese Ambassador..."POEM":"Myanmar nation - like a great park" ("Myanmar is now seen as - A great, pleasant nation..."..."PERSPECTIVES":"For total eradication of narcotic drugs"...FEATURES:"World Heart Day, 2005"
Language: English
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 September 2005
Date of publication: 24 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Guest of Vice-Senior General Maung Aye Supreme Commander of Toyal Thai Armed Forces General Chaisit Shinawatra concludes visit; Myanmar's relentless efforts on narcotic drug...; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; USDA Secreatry-General receives ambassador and Charges d'Affaires of foreign mission in Myanmar; CSSTB Chamrman meets Indian Ambassador; Information Minister receives Korean artistes delegation; C-in-C (Air)'s Shield Track and Field competition held; Facilities of water supply inspected in Salingyi, Yinmabin, Pale Township; UMFCCI delegation leaves for Thiland; IT & Electronic Fair to be held; Ongoing Yangon Airport Extension Project inspected; SWRR Minister receives Chinese, Indian Ambassadors; Yangon Mayor receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Trainees of Journalism Course visit MRTV; Irrigation fecilities inspected in Mandalay, Magway Divisions; Meeting of Central Committee for Organizing Mid-Year Gems Emporium held; Mines Minister receives Chinese Ambassador; MWAF holds talks on cultivating partriotism and nationalism; Donations of wellwishers handed over to MWAF; Culture Minister meets Indian ambassador; Korean artistes arrive on study visit; Minister for Information receives Myanmar Affairs Researcher of Britain; Prime Minister sends message of congratulation to Japanese PM; Paddy husk-fired generator launched in Apaukwa Village of Kyauktaw Township - Education, health, social affairs & economy of locals improved; Rural library opened in Myaungbew Village MraukU Township - Specialists provising health care services to local people - Round-table talsk held for rural development; ..."POEM":"Beauty of Union as seen today" ("Those who accet are satisfied - Those who help are happy...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for better rural heath care services"...FEATURES:"Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions to be held in line with seven lofty objectives"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 September 2005
Date of publication: 23 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King of Saudi Arabia; Commander attends fourth cash donation ceremony for Performing Arts Competitions; Rail Transportation Ministry honours oustanding children; Religious Affairs Minister reveices Indian Ambassador; UMFCCI officials meet Singaporean businessmen; Basic Organization Course of Botahtaung Township USDA concludes; Commander oversees development tasks in Shwegu, Bhamo; Commander inspects tax-free markets in Yangon City; Foreign Minister felicitates Saudi Arabian counterpart; Finance and Revenue Minister leaves for Washington; Myanmar-Korea trade talks held; Construction of new Bwetgyi Bridge inspected; Ayeyawaddy River crossing natural gas pipeline laying project in Aunglan inspected; USDA Secretary-General calls for continuous efforts for regional development; C-in-C (Air";s Shield Shooting Tournament opens; Information Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan urges IPRD staff in Pyinmana to strive for dyanamism of media; Cash donated to mark "International Day for Older Persons"; Myanmar-Malaysia Friendly Speak Tatraw match continues; MWAF Vice-Presidnet meets foreign guests; Tasks being carried out systematically through health care system - Accomplishments of Natoinal Health Plan reviewed; Bago Division WAO Organizer; Chairperson observes participation of women in development tasks of Bago Division..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for regional development with national spirit"...FEATURES:"The Reverand of the East passes away in the West"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 September 2005
Date of publication: 22 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sees off Thai Supreme Commander; Acreage of paddy up in NyaungU; Inlay PhaungdawU four Buddha images on tour for public obeisance; Workshop on Growing Integration of Greater Mekong Sub-regional ASEAN States in Asia Region concludes; RPTCC-4 kicks off in Yangon; Functions of Arid Zone Greening Department, Myanma Timber Enterprise inspected in Magway, Mandalay Divisions; Industry-1 Minister receives members of International Consultancy Team; Industry-2 Minister receives Chinese Ambassador; Excutive of MWEA leaves for Tokyo; Special gold shop of Ministry of Mines opened; Lt-Gen Maung Bo calls for extended farming of rubber in Mon State; Members of Thai goodwill delegation visit museums in Yangon City; Minister inspects retransmission stations in Bago, Mandalay Divisions; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects agricultural, construction tasks in Mawlamyine, Kyaikkaraw - New Mawlamyine Railway Station put into service; Government, people and Tatmadaw carrying out rural development tasks harmoniously..."PERSPECTIVES":"National development endeavours that will go down in history...FEATURES:"The Reverand of the East passes away in the West"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 September 2005
Date of publication: 21 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe receives Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces; Minister for Mines inspects preparations for opening of Myanma Gems and Jewellery shop; Member of USDA (Central) Panel of Patrons, Secretariat-Member tour Kachin State; Workshop on "Growing Integration of the Greater Mekong Sub-regional ASEAN States in Asian Region" held; Lt-Gen Maung Bo urges local people, departmental personnel to step up regional development tasks; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hosts dinner in honour of Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces; Thai delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda; USDA Secretary-General meets ambassadors; Ministry of Culture donates books to MMCWA; Government placing emphasis on emergence of na education system of international standard - Kawkhame BEHS in Mawlamyine Township equipped with multimedia classrooms; Entries for 61st Anniversary Armed Forces Day commemorative color photo contest; Government implementing three projects for all-round development in every sector; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye welcomes Thai Supreme Commander..."PERSPECTIVES":"Put energies into all nation-building work...FEATURES:"Pakokku District enjoying sufficient supply of clean water"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (11.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 September 2005
Date of publication: 20 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government will be able to expedite its development drive only when peace and stability of the State and national solidarity prevail perpetually in the nation; Public participation needed to promote education system into electronic education - Lt-Gen Maung Bo opening ceremony of multi-media classroom of Mattama BEHS; Minister inspects dams in Mandalay Division; Minister reveices Indian and Chinese Ambassadors; Officials leave for Japan,; Corrigendum; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win meets service personnel in Homein; Yangon West District launches anti-TB campaign; Construction of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) inspected; I & P Ministry provides cash assistance to student of staff; U Khin Zaw Win presents credentials to Indonesian President; Entries invited to Armed Forces Day Commemorative novel, short story, article competitions; Model villages competitions held in Yaksawk Township; Members of WAO take part in development tasks of Myaungmya, Pantanaw Townships..."POEM":"Let's all remove all destructionists" ("Work for the good of the nation - We welcome whoever does it..")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Raise the standard of Myanmar tradational medical science"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 September 2005
Date of publication: 19 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Tatmadaw Govt charged with transition to democracy while performing duties of national defence and national development - The State is now on the path to progress in all sectors; Shan State (East) has grown over 500,000 rubber plants on 2,880.64 acres of land up to 2004-05 - Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects agricultural, development tasks in Kangtung; Industry-1 Minister inspects No 2 Dagon Myithit (South) Industrial Zone; Donations made hailing International Day of Older Persons; USDA CEC member Yangon Mayor inspects development tasks in Mingaladon Township; Chinese delegation leaves for home; Tatmadaw families, wellwishers donate provisions to Monasteries in Kayayut Township; Secretary-1 attends rive donation ceremony for monasteries, nunnery in Insein Township; In Matlan Village, wooden Matlan Bridge was upgraded to concrete one, spending K 286.1 million; Development of Matlan Village makes clear that the accusations od destructive elements are totally wrong; Priority to be given to cultivation of rubber - Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development in Mon State; Government and local people made concerted efforts harmoniously for development of rural areas - Development in all aspects can be seen in Matlan Village Laikha Township..."PERSPECTIVES":"Infrastructures to national development reflect unity and strength"...FEATURES:"False and fabricated stories"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 September 2005
Date of publication: 18 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Better foundations for development of national economic life and socio-economic life emerged due to peace and stability in the country-Myitnge Bridge in Singaing inaugurated; Male Nattaung Dam will irrigate 10,000 acres of farmland in Sungu Township and supply drinking water to local people- Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects regional development in Sagain, Mandalay Divisions; Secretariat Member meets with secretaties, executives of Baham, Tamway, Pebedan USDA; USDA CEC members Mayor, Vice-Mayor inspect regional development in Kawhmu; Commander and Mayor inspect sanitation works in Yangon City; Garudhamma Day (Full moon day of Tawthalin) ceremony held;MWAF Vice-President receives UN-IAP Coordinator; NCCWC Chairman leaves for LPDR; Deputy Attorney-General leaves for Vietnam; Bangladeshi delegation leaves for home; Paloktok journal presents prizes to winner at pre-primaty school painting contest; In the time of SPDC Government, Tatmadaw and people have been carrying out development tasks; Well-qualified intelectuals, intelligentsia must be nurtured in building a modern, developed and discipline-flourishing democratic nation; Living conditions of national people improved significantly- All local people to strive for regional development..."PERSPECTIVES":"Expanding oil and gas exploration...FEATURES:"From favourable conditions of peace, stability and development to discipline-flourishing nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enrterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 September 2005
Date of publication: 17 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Entrepreneurs carrying out cultivation, production of rubber plantations in Nyaunggaing Village, Mohnyin Township on commercial scal - Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects rubber plantations transport facilities, teak plantations in Kachin State, Sagaing Division; MIDC Chairman Industry-i Minister receives Thai Ambassador and entrepreneurs; Sites for Vacational Training Schools in Magway, Sagaing Divisions inspected; NDC delegation of Bangladesh visits Yangon City; Jakarta-based UNESCO officials on MWAF President; Educative talks of MWAF held; Nutrition week activities carried out; Course in Basic Diplomatic Skills concludes; Government placing emphasis on providing health care services not only for people in major cities but also for those in rural areas in line with five rural development; Third batch of intensive courses, examination centres YUDE announced; Tourist Maps of Myanmar appear; Water level of Sittoung River at above danger level; Vacant and virgin lands to be reclaimed in Mongtung region for growing rubber; Singboard of rural education centre erected in Thanlying Township..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for success of Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions"...FEATURES:"From favourable conditions of peace, stability and development to discipline-flourishing democratic nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 September 2005
Date of publication: 16 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea; Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Mexican Persident; Satisfactory accomplishments can be seen in holding and division level performing arts competitions- Leading Committee for Organizing 13th Myanmar Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions holds second meeting; Archaeological buildings in Pyay, Magway Division hispected; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea; FM sends felicitations to United Mexican States; Minitary Code of Condust Contest held; Member of Myanmar Accountancy Council leaves for Lao PDR; New books available at Sarpay Beikman bookstall; Training of selected Wushu and Karatedo athletes inspected; Commander makes tour round Yangon South District; Functions of Kharamt Rubber Factory in Thanbyuzayat inspected; Wheelchairs donated to the disabled; Appliactions to be submitted for matriculation examination 2006; Torrential rains cause landslides and floods in Magway and Taninthayi divisions; Prime Minister sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea; Three development projects are well under way for ensuring equitable development of all parts of the nation - Lt-Gen Ye Myint goes on inspection tour around Kachin State; Social and Cultural Working Group of MWAF donates teaching aids to disabled students..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively work for rural development"...FEATURES:"Fishery prospects of Bawle and Hline Rivers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 September 2005
Date of publication: 15 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Tatmadawmen, entrepreneurs urged to strive for development of the agriculture of resource-rich Kachin State; Central Administrative Committee for State Pariyatti Sasana Universitie holds meeting; Chinese goodwill delegation arrives; Karatedo Technical Course concludes; Teachership courses on reproductive health kick off; Second session of intensive courses at Yangon UDE announced; Hlinethaya Industrial Zone seeks ways of high productivity; Industry-1 Miinister looks into production tasks in factories; A&I Minister reveices Chinese Ambassador; Thai delegation calls on Director-General of LBVD; Serve public and national interest in reinforcing the Fourth Estate- Conviction, goodwill and practical efforts of media presentation are of utmost importance- Correct stand of media will serve national interest- Strong natriotism and Union Spirit to be built in order to guard against dangers; Myanmar Economic Bank (Branch) opens in Kawlin; Minister inspects Hnget0Aw-San Youth Training School in Kawhmu Township; Doh Kyeywa Journal in cirdulation; Fourth Myanmar National ICT Awards Competition to be held; Chinese Ambasador calls on yangon Mayor; Significant progress of Natgyichaung Village, Paung Township shows evidence that internal and external destructives elements made false accusations..."PERSPECTIVES":"Extend agriculture and livestock breeding work...FEATURES:"Import quality, safe and potent medicines"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 September 2005
Date of publication: 14 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General THan SHwe congratulates Mr Mohamed Hosni Mubarak; Prevent and supress traffking in persons as national duty as it damages the pride and pedigree of Myanmar nationality that should be valued and safeguarded by Myanmar race- THe State Peace and Development Council enacts ANti Trafficking in Persons Law; Industry-1 Minister receives Indian Ambassador; Meeting on development of Monywa Industry Zone held; Minister inspects social welfare services; Deaf student comforted by minister; Art exhibition at Hlinethaya Industrial Zone-1; 255 drug-related cases exposed; Upgrading of roads, sanitation work inspected; USDA CEC Member inspects regional development tasks in Taninthayi Division; Bangladeshi delegation visits industrial zones; Development of public health sector key point to development of health sector - Myanmar will continue to make efforts for improvement of public health- Myanmar carrying out preventive measures against infectious diseases systematically; Economic cooperation discussed; First batch of UDE examination centres announced; MWAF gives educative talks, presents membership certificates; Gem course concludes; Kachin State has prospects to run rubber farming on commercial scale- Rubber to be grown across nation and in areas where paddy does not thrive; Teachership course on reproductive health opens..."PERSPECTIVES":"Lend ourselves to building a new nation"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 September 2005
Date of publication: 13 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Only Union Spirit is true patriotism all nationalities will have to safeguard; Secretary-1 meets officers, Tatmadaw members and their families in Loikaw; Myanma Tatmadaw Shooting Team arrives back; F&R minister tours Mandalay and Sagaing Divisions; Books, cash donated to rural self-reliance libraries; University entrance for 2005 acdamic year; MWEA organizes seminar; Since it's birth, USDA has been placing emphasis on serving interests of the State and the people - Basic Journalism Course No 2 of Union Solidary and Development Association opened; Publishers raises money for orphans; All should lend a helping hand to build a discipline-flourishing democratic nation; Lt-Gen Khin Maung THan inspects rubber plantations, monsoon paddy cultivation in Minbya, An; Workshop on Biofuel Cooperation held; Industrial-1 Minister inspects factory and plant in Magway Division; Bangladeshi delegation on study tour of Yangon city; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thain Sein attends ceremony to donate provisions to monasteries in Loikaw; Functions of Central Organizing Committee of MWVO discussed..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards industrial development"...FEATURES:"Counter media with media-4"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 September 2005
Date of publication: 12 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Way paved for wider involvment of private industrialists in industrial sector - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein on tour of development tasks in SHan, Kayah States; Departmental and Tatmadaw vehicles checked on dry day; New medicine for diabetes introduced; Trials of Triathalon Contest end; Coordination meeting on 24th donation of provisions held; Industrialists should strive for emergence of a modern and developed nation; USDA CEC member tours Bago Division; Commander; Vice-Mayor inspect development of Seikkyi-Khanaungto; Comstruction Minister inspects Bwetgyi Bridge construction project; Industry-2 Minister inspects workshops in Dagon Myothit(South); Information Minister received German guests; Provisions of Tatmadaw families and wellsishers donated to monasteries, nunneries in Sangyoung, Thakayta, Dawbon; Bangladeshi delegation arrives; Government concentrating on improvement of State-owned and private industries; Local people to engage in extended cultivation of rubber as it is in high demand in both local and foreign markets..."PERSPECTIVES":"To meet crop cultivation targets"...FEATURES:"Myanmar with great number diverse tourist attractions"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 September 2005
Date of publication: 11 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Thanks to concerted efforts of national race leaders and local people, sector-wise development is seen in states and divisoins - Lt-Gen Kyaw Win meets departmental personel, locals in Langkho; Commander, Mayor inspect beautifying tasks of Yangon City; Upgrading course for schools and offices opened; AGM of MCE, MCSA, MCIA, MCEA held; Upgrading cinemas of Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise coordinated; Industry-1 Minister inspects Pakokku textile and garment factory; Deputy Minister meets staf of Immigration and Population Department; Cash donated for construction of Theindawgyi building of Aung San Pariyatti Sarthintaik in Shwepyitha township; Foreign Minister leaves for New York; Culture Minister receives Korean Ambassador; Efforts to be made for planting 30,000 acres of rubber within three years to meet 100,000-acres target - Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Sittway, Ponnagyum, Kyauktaw; Yangon Division commemorates World First Aid Day (2005)..."PERSPECTIVES":"Bring glory to the State through sports"...FEATURES:"First Aid with Vulnerable (Marginalized) People
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 September 20055
Date of publication: 10 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; Karatedo course opens; MCPA organizes annual conference; Minister inspects Kanbawzathadi; Workshop on updating reproductive and sexual health modules of medical curriculum held; Minister for Religious Affairs receives Chairman of Myanmar-Korea Buddhist Association; 7th prize-distribution for 2005-2006 of Ministry of Home Affairs held; HIV/AIDS control mass activities luanched; Shooting of teleplay to honour 2005 USDA AGM in progress; Respects paid to teachers od DA COurse; TV sets, medicines donated to Tatmadawmen - MPF members for development of rural areas; Meeting to control influenza held; National Workshop for Copyright Awareness concludes; Retransmission station airs MRTV programmes in Mongnaung; MRTV to air German programmes; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Republic of India; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects agriculture tasks in Shan State (South)..."POEM":"Decide after assessment"("Friend...- You also think, don't waver...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for success of Continuing Education Programmes"...FEATURES:"Pkokku region with bright future"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Informaiton, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 September 2005
Date of publication: 09 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Tajikistan; Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Indonesia; Vice-Senior General Maing Aye sends message of sympathy to Indonesia; Continuous efforts made for ensuring literacy for all citizens- Adult literacy rises to 94.1 per cent in 2005; Commander inspects tax free markets; Nine-Precepts to be administered on 10 Spetember; Foreign Minister felicitates Tajikistan counterpart; Cash donated for rural area development; National Workshop for Copyright Awareness continues; Workshop on e-Construction Technology held; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects cultivation in Maungtaw Township, regional development tasks; Third-placed Myanmar U-23 soccer team arrives back home; More primary, post-primary schools opened to enable all children to have access to primary education; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win meets Tatmadawmen of local battalions in Shan State (South) and (North); 28,467 villages get self-reliant libraries - Wellwishers donate cash and kind for opening seld-reliant libraries; Myanmar endeavouring to achieve national objective for uplifting health, fitness and education standards of entire nation; Government has laid down and is implementing sports aims - "Myanmar Sports - the World to Conquer" - Secretary-1 opens 21st Defence Services C-in-C's Cup U-21 Tatmadaw (Army,Navy and Air) Football Tournament..."POEM":"Literacy will be pleasant for future" ("For all beings, nutrition is vital - The same goes, in the field of education...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"From theory to practice"...FEATURES:"Counter media with media-3"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 September 2005
Date of publication: 08 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: External pressures applied imcompatible with international practices must be repelled - Myanmar and International Studies Course 9 concludes; Third cash donation ceremony held for Performing Arts Competitions; CEC member tours Mon State; Chief Justice meets judges, law officers; Message from Mr. Koichiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO on the occation of International Literacy Day; UN Secretary-General's Message on International Literacy Day; USDA members to strive for emergence of a peaceful modern developed discipline-flourishing democratic nation with Union Spirit upholding Our Three Maing National Causes; Commander attends opening of vocational training courses, performing arts competitions; Commander oversees development tasks in Taninthayi Division; Workshop for Copyright Awareness and Production of "Asian Copyright Handbook" Myanmar Version; MMCWA holds cookery contest to mark 2005 Nutrition Week Activities; Winners of ASEAN Radio Quiz; Myanmar Taekwondo Team wins one gold in World Junior C'ship; Myanmar secures third prize in AFF U-23 Youth C'ship; Local people to make efforts joining hands with authorities for ensuring smooth transport - Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects regional development tasks in Shan State (South); Rakhine State has put 8,218 arces of land under rubber plantations against the target of 100,000 acres- Lt-Gen Khin Maing Than looks into development tasks in Maungtaw District..."POEM":"Let's strive for literacy" ("In this world where the technology - And facts are on the rise...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for emergence of democratic state through united strength of Myanma women"...FEATURES:"Myanmar and UN Literacy Decade"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 September 2005
Date of publication: 07 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Brazilian President; Too much reliance should not be put constantly on State in implementing small scale projects, but on self-reliant measures for regional development; Direct train to run from Yangon to Ye; PBANRDA Minister tours Mandalay Division; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Brazil; Commander, Mayor look into city upgrading, greening tasks; Secretary-General of USDA receives Japanese goodwill youth delegation; DHF prevention campaign carried out; Computer, management courses open; Yangon East District carries out Nurtition Weel activities; Officials concerned to try their utmost for youths to be convinced that use of drugs can lead to inflicitng HIV/AIDS- Wider education on scourage of narcotic drugs and psychotrophic substances among people coordinated; UMFCCI Officials leave for China; Myanmar chefs team wins silver; Victorious Myanmar soccer team accorded ruosing welcome; World Women's Conference anniversary meeting recounted; Spare no efforts to speed up full and effective implementation of Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women- Speed up implementation of Education for All- Strengthen all measures to enhance capacity-making tasks..."PERSPECTIVES":"Cooperate harmoniously for industrial development"...FEATURES:"The endeavours for people's progress"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 September 2005
Date of publication: 06 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Foundary shops are capable of producing high quality ironwares - Cast iron can be pressed, cut and heat treatment can also be made - Development in the production processes of steel products will lead to manufacturing quality good with markets abroad; Minister inspects Mawlamyine-Ye-Dawei railroad section; CE member of USDA attends stationery donation ceremonies; Workshop on research code of conduct on reproductive health opens; Minister inspects construction of district-to-district road; Annual meeting of Htoo Gyi Association on 11 Sept; Volume 32 No 9 of Thutapadetha Journal comes out; Singapore beat Myanmar in AFF U-23 Youth Championship; Commander inspects Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Kamakyi) construction in Thingangyun; Prize-presentation of MCWA od SID; Tailoring and weaving courses open; Pilgrimages to Bodh Gaya; Construction Minister tours Mon State to assess road works, maintenance of bridges; NPED Deputy Minister arrives back; MCF President arrives back; The important thing is to discover persons of industrial talent in the zones and to render practical assistance to them; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects road construction project in Magway Division, monsoon pady cultivation in Sinbaungwe, Taungdwingyi..."POEM":"Clue for future lies in youth" ("Today's Myanmar youth - You're seeing them,aren't you?...")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Kandawgyi Gardens for public rest and recreatoin"...FEATURES:"United Nations Literacy Decade and Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 September 2005
Date of publication: 05 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash and kind of Tatmadaw families donated to monasteries, nunnery in Hlinethaya Township; Cookery contest in commemoration of Nutrition Week activities; Commander, minister inspect construction of approach railroad of Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine); Mayor inspects sanitation tasks at both sides of Gyobyu Pipeline; Energy Minister inspects Nyaungdon Oil and Gas Field; Myanmar delegation arrives back; Minister for Education inspects Kengtung Degree College, basic education schools; Minister for Culture supervises departmental tasks in Mandalay Division; Cash and kind donated to four monasteries in Kyimyindine Township; Minister inspects Machine Tools Factory, technical training school; Rules of 61st Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; Forestry Team clocks 6 minites 43.03 sec in the (100 m x 4) four strokes, EiEi Thet 35.50 sec in the 50 m butterfly; Official leaves for Singapore; Government built roads and bridges for better transport of Magway Division for contributing to regional economic growth - Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects water supply, agriculture, construction tasks in Magway; 13th Yangon Division Tradational Cultural Performing Arts Competitions commence; Myanmar Youth win champion in AFF u-17 Youth C'ship; Thuyegaungmyar Htoongarthi TV Play on 7-8 Sept..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for promotion of national education standard"...FEATURES:"Counter media with media-2"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 September 2005
Date of publication: 04 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Arrangements being made to put 5,000 arces of land under monsoon paddy in NyaungU Township - Officials urged to plant trees in 3,000 arces in Chauk Township - Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects River Water Pumping Projects in Mandalay,Magway Divisions; Health Minister leaves for Sri Lanka; AGM of Cooperatives Bank Ltd held; Akhwint Alan Journal introduced; Commander, Minister go on inspection of irrigation networks in Sagaing Division; Yangon Command Commander; Mayor inspect beautifying tasks in the city; Commander meets service personel, businessmen, social organizations in Kachin State; Ministry of Transport presents prizes to oustanding students, athlets; Energy Ministry holds honorary title presentation ceremony; No 2 Mobile Public Relations Unit wins championshop trophy; Prizes presented to winning teams of Yangon Command; Development, argiculture work inspected in Indaw township; Commander attends tree planting ceremony; Ayeyawady Division PDC Chairman's Tradational Boxing Tournament ends; Myanmar U-23 Team reaches semifinal; Priority being given to uplift of health standard of people - Carry out nutrition development tasks in harmony with other health care services; Notes of agreements in implementation of Upper Paunglaung Hydel Power Projects inked; Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for development of electric power sector...FEATURES:"Education for All for long-term development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 September 2005
Date of publication: 03 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Head of State Senior General Than Shwe gives guidance on implementing hydro electric power projects based on resources of nation- 10 hydel power projects being implemented throughout the country; Nutrition Week activities launched in Kengtung; Expanding of Yangon airport supervised; Mine Minister receives Chairman of Ivanhoe Ltd; The contract is to supply 230 kva cables and necessary equipment for construction of sub-power stations worth US$ 45.849 million to Yeywa Hydel Power Project; Entries invited to Military and Marching song Contests to mark 61th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; Performing arts and magic competitions go on; Site for construction of monastic education school inspected in Muse; Special course for doctors cincludes; Bago Division stands at second position in the country for cultication of 3.6m arces of monsoon paddy - Conclusion ceremony of ploughing for early monsoon paddy cultication held in Bado Division (West); Irrigation facilities inspected in sagaing Division; Temporary power cut on 4 September; MWAF President back from PRC; Commander sinpects agricultural tasks in Myaungmya District; Nutrition week launched in Mon State; Strive with might and main for carrying out agriculture and livestock breeding tasks - Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Pyay, Thayawady; More tours for local tourists; Myanmar U-17 team cruises into final with 2-1 win over Laotians..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards industrial development"..."POEM":"Want to question you, BBC" ("You brew concoctions - Intending to destroy Myanmar's existing tranquillity...")...FEATURES:"Mangrove Conservation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 September 2005
Date of publication: 02 September 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Vietnam; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Shwe receives Thai Foreign Minister; NPEDDeputy Minister leaves for Philippines; Foreign Minister Nyan Win sends felicitations to Vietnamese counterpart; Thai Foreign Minister donates 2 millions baht to UDNR; Fifth Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue; Wife of visiting Thai Foreign Minister and party visit Myanmar Gems Mart; CEC member gives talks on national policy, progress of the State; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects river water pumping projects in Myingyan District; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tou of Thayawady, Paungde; Thai Foreign Minister concludes visits; Nutritiion Weeks activities (2005) launched; Ingyinthabo Dam to benefit 900 arces in Dabayin Township; Sittaung bridge (Mokpalin) under construction; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends felicitations to Vietnamese counterpart; Vice-Gen Maung Aye sends felicitations to Vietnam; Secretary-1 Adjutant-Gen Lt-Gen Thein Sein sees off Tatmadaw Shooting Team..."PERSPECTIVES":"Constantly produce new generation medical experts"...FEATURES:"Counter media with media-1"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 September 2005
Date of publication: 01 September 2005
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Uzbekistan; Secretary-1 inspects progress of development tasks in Mandalay; 20-mile radius of Mandalay international airport; Gems Emporium on 5 October; Thai Foreign Minister arrives; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Uzbekistan; Sagaing Division USDA members urged to help local farmers; Minister opens tubewell in Kyaukka Village, Taungtha Township; Yangon East District opens Performing Arts Competitions; Commander, CEC member meet departmental personnel in Kyaukpyu; Outstanding students of CICS (Upper Myanmar)’s BEHS honoured; List of prize winners announced; DPRPW Performing arts competitions continue; Health Care Foundation (Canada) donates medical equipment; Doh Kyeywa Journal Volume 2 No 17 published..."PERSPECTIVES":"Increase production of tradational medicine"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SDPC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (34 kb)
Date of entry/update: 02 September 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 August 2005
Date of publication: 31 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Secretary-1 inspects regional development in PyinOoLwin; Commander, Mayor inspect upgrading of roads in Yangon; Foreign Minister sends felicitation to Malaysia; U Aung Khin Soe appointed to Ambassador to Nepal; Promotion of trade between Myanmar and PRC; Minster inspects Twantay, Panhline bridge construction project; Ways and means are to be sought for relization of the objectives in cooperation with the related ministries; The government will provide necessary assistance to those who want to grow coffee on a managable scale; Yangon Command Commander meets athletes; 28 armed group members exchanged arms for peace from May to July; Minister Brig-Gen Thein Zaw inspects communication offices in Mandalay; Commander, Minister inspect repairing and extension of Kyaukpyu Airport; Performing Arts Competitions, Anyeint, Drama and Magiv Show continue in Mandalay; Workshop on environment concludes; Prize presentation ceremony of Myanmar Tradational Culture Performing Arts Competitions held; Prime Minister felicitates Malaysian counterpart; Project for development if the education and national education promotion inplemented..."PERSPECTIVES":"Nurture the youth constantly"...FEATURES:"Ascertain if it is authentic, plain gossip or colonial poison - Test it on the national touchstone"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 August 2005
Date of publication: 30 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar trying its utmost to develop in all aspects - Some big countries with financial and technology edge are interfering in internal affairs of the country; CEC member meets secretaries and executives of Division, District and Township; Performing Arts competitions of Public Relation and Psychological Warefare Directorate opens in Mandalay; Advisor to MWEA leaves for Vietnam; Energy Minister attends ceremony of drilling test well; Industry-1 Minister inspects vest factory project in Thaungtha; Construction Minister inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon), Myitnge Bridge; Management Course No 3 (Grade-2) of GAD launched; C-in-C's (Navy) Shield volleyball Championship comences; Workshop on environmental affairs held; Works of YCU's graduate students exhibited; Families of Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air) wellwishers donate provinsions, cash to monasteries in Yangon; Phaungkata Dam opened in Salingyi TOwnship, Sagaing Division contributes not only to agriculture sector but also to greening the region..."PERSPECTIVES":"Crush all the destructive acts of terrotist"...FEATURES:"All-round development in Mandalay Division"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 August 2005
Date of publication: 29 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: The State prevented, wiped out or crushed almost all plots, attacks of underground...; Information Committee of the State Peace and Development Council holds...; Bomb blasts on ground floor of Zaygyo Market in Mandalay and at three sites...; NCGUB, FTUB, ABSDF and SSA-S (Ywet Sit group) declared unlawful associations; NCGUB, FTUB and ABSDF are terrorist groups which have been constantly...; Questions raised by local and foreign mediamen and clarification made...; Ceremony of performing arts competitions opened in Insein Township; Mayor inspects Yangon city water supply project; Departmental, Tatmadaw vehicles checked on dry day; Myanmar beat Indonesia 6-1 in AFF U-17 Youth Championship; U-17 football tournament 2005 opens in Mandalay Division..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive to achieve educational goals"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 August 2005
Date of publication: 28 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends meeting No 4/2005 of NCCC Tasks to be arried out at coming National Convention discussed; Systematic measures need to be taken for convenience of visitors to Kandawgyi natural gardens and zoo; Prize presenting C-in-C (Air)'s shield boxing held; First Aid course (Coach) opened; Malaysian guests conclude visit; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects rubber plantation in Kunlon District; Minister Maj-Gen Thein Sein, Minister Maj-Gen Aung Min inspect Myokwin bridge; USDA secretariat member Minister U Aung Thaung attends prizes presentation ceremony; Culture Deaputy Minister tours Mandalay; Seminar on Building Better People held; Secretary-1 meets rector and faculty members of Dagon University..."PERSPECTIVES":"Exert concerted efforts for regional development"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 August 2005
Date of publication: 27 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Participation of entire national people in regional development tasks will contribute towards convergence of peaceful, developed nation; 2nd Inter-Department Badminton Tournament of Ministry of Finance and Revenue ends; Raff jetties inspected in Ahlon, Pazundaung; Dr Kyaw Hsan of University of Veterinary Science wins Asia Viterinary Science Prize, Hill's Award; Centennial Mawgun of YMBA published; Myanmar women delegation leaves for China; Fair Sun Mould and Dies Industry introduces moulds and dies; Rubber plantation in Sagaing Division, Chin State inspected; PRC hands over weather instruments to Meterology and Hydrology Department; Thailand seeks ways to assist business, to cooperate in research in Myanmar; MOGE holds coordination meeting; Proficiency course for heads of Township Internal Revenue Department concludes; 30th Inter-State/Division chess tournament commences; Tradational medicine law clarified; All national people cooperate with the Government in undertaking regional development tasks; Yangon Division Supervisery Committee for ensuring smooth and secure transport meets; Amending draft National Plan of Action for children coordinated..."PERSPECTIVES":"Mass media for enhancing national political awareness of the people...FEATURES:"The interesting Yangon-Bago tour programme"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 August 2005
Date of publication: 26 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Kyaw Win on inspection tour of Shan State (north); Vice Chairman Saydaw to administer None precept on TV; Myanmar Gazette; Information Minister receives Korean guests; UMFCCI Generel Secretary receives guests; Ministry of SWRR offers "soon" to monks if State Pariyatti Sasana University (Yangon); Livestock and Fisheries Minister inspects pig farming in Lashio; USDA Journalism COurse (Basie) No 1 concludes; CNG filling station an pipelines connections in Chauk inspected; PBANRDA-WFP hold meeting to ensure food sufficiency in Shan State; Myanmar divers bag one gold, three silver, two bronze; Table Tennis Coaching Course Grade-1 concludes; Lt-Gen Maung Bo offers provisions to monasteries in Kawkarick; Tree planting ceremony held at Yangon Technological University; Industrial-1 Minister receives officials of companies if PRC..."PERSPECTIVES":"Raise the momentum of regional development work"...FEATURES:"Hand that nartures flowers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 August 2005
Date of publication: 25 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Lt-Gen Kyaw Win makes field trip to Shan State (North); PBANRDA Minister inspects regional developments; Myanmar delegation leaves for ROK; Malaysian delegation visits Hlinethaya Industrial City; Myanmar delegation led by Industry-1 Minister arives back; "Soon" offered to monks of State Pariyatti Sasana University (Yangon); Energy Minister inspects No 2 Oil Refinery in Chauk; Cash, stationery donated to Minister of Religious Affairs; Cash donated to be spent on rural development, narcotic drug control measures; Lt-Gen Maung Bo meets departmental officials of Kayin State in Pha-an; MWAF President receives WHO President Representative; Cash donated to North Okkalapa General Hospital and Teaching Hospital; U-20 footballers honoured; Upgrading of roads and bridges inspected; Lt-Gen Maung Bo views mixed cropping in Kayin State; Commander attends 13th Performing Arts Competition at Yangon South District; Myanmar Vs Brunei 26 August in u-17; Joint Secretary-General meets USDA members..."PERSPECTIVES":"Raise dignity and sports standard of the nation"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 August 2005
Date of publication: 24 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Ukraine; Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Russian Military attaches; Commander, Mayor inspect city beautifying task; Home Minister receives guests; Malaysian delegation visits Yangon; Vietnamese guests concluded visit; Semimar on teaching medical ethics begins; 67th Birthday of Ngasutaung Sayadaw in Shwedaung township held; Waso robe offering ceremony held in Pyinmana Station; Special Refresher Course No 3/2005 for doctors opens; Rural development work inspected in Shan State (North); Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Ukraine; Cooperatives Minister inspects weaving school in Amarapura Township; PBANRDA Minister inspects regional development tasks in Shan State (North); MWAF Vice-President visits Women's Domestic Science School; Badminton tourney of F&R Ministry commences; Third coord meeting on annexes and protocols state-3 of cross-border transport aggrement in Greater Mekong subregion held; Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves to attend the 21st ASEAN-Japan Forum; Prime Minister felicitates Ukrainian counterpart; Lt-General Kyaw Win makes field trip to construction site of GTC in Lashio; Cash donated for second time for 13th Myanmar performing arts competitions; Saw-Kyaukthu-Htilin-Yaymyetni Road in Gangaw Districk, Magway Division, put into service..."PERSPECTIVES":"Produce more industrial items for development of industrial sector"...FEATURES:"The national cause and the literary world"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 August 2005
Date of publication: 23 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Soe Win visits foundries in Shwepyitha Industrial Zone; Mingala scholarship foundation of Japan grant stupend for outstanding students; Hydro-electric Power Department inks contract to purchase of Chinese electric equipment; Education Minister meets SEAMEO council's President; Entries invited for colour Photo Competition; Provisions donated to to Mebaung Monastery in Hpa-an; Workshop on Myanmar intellectual property rights commences; Honorary medals presented; Respect paying ceremony to be held; People need to try not to face again the lack of pregress for 40 years from 1948 to 1988; Malaysian study group arrives; Seminar on Hepatology Hilight held; Lt-General Kyaw Win on tour of Shan State (North); Success of U-20 selected Myanmar Youth paves...; Health minister addresses 17th meting of Country Coordinating Mechanism; (CMM); Meeting of Shan State (South) Chamber of Commerce and Industry held; Teachership Course No 1/2005 on Reproductive Health opened; Grants termination of Global Fund against values and principles embodied in the UN Millennium Decleration..."PERSPECTIVES":"Grow more rubber and cash crops"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 August 2005
Date of publication: 22 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends donation...; One million acres of paddy, 400,000 acres of rubber...; Minister for Sports welcomes back AFF U-20 Champion Myanmar...; SEAMEO Council President arrives; President of (SEAMEO Council) visits Shwedagon Pagoda; Myanmar delegation leaves for Indonesia; Birthday anniversary of Sayadaw of Waipolla Rama...; Bonus presented to employees under Yangon Division All Bus Lines...; Member of Secretariat of USDA Minister for Information...; No 1 Tyre and Rubber Factory in Thaton, rubber plantations...; MMA to hold medical talks; MWEA’s annual general meeting held; Victorious sports teams of Yangon Command honoured; Myanmar divers bag one gold, three silver, two bronze..."PERSPECTIVES":"Maintain momentum of already-achieved success"...FEATURES":"Home away from home"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 August 2005
Date of publication: 21 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preparations well under way for reconvening of National Convention...; The Government of the Union of Myanmar; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects rubber plantations in Mudon...; Yangon Division opens 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing...; Victorious Myanmar soccer team arrives today; Special Envoy of UN Secretary-General concludes visit; UMFCCI Vice-President meets Pakistani Minister; MOGE, HEPD win ASEAN Engineering outstanding awards...; Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends merit sharing ceremony of three-storey...; Cash donated to the funds for all-round renovation of PhaungdawU...; Waso robes offering ceremony to be held; Minister tours regions on west bank of Chindwin River; Kandawgyi swimming pool opened; Transport Minister inspects jetties of Myanma Port Authority; Special Envoy of UN Secretary-General calls on MWAF General...; Rules on 61st Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative...; Development affairs tasks supervised in Bago..."PERSPECTIVES":"Brighter prospects in Ayeyawady Division"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 August 2005
Date of publication: 20 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Hungary; Senior General Than Shwe receives Special Envoy of the UN...; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends felicitations to Hungarian...; Collective efforts required to apply mechanized farming; Myanmar wins ASEAN U-20 Youth Championship; Special envoy of UN Secretary-General calls on USDA ...; Minister for Foreign Affairs sends felicitations to Hungarian FM; Minister for Foreign Affairs receives Japanese guests; Special envoy of UN Secretary-General calls on Chief Justice; NPED Minister receives Japanese guests; Minister for Transport meets with agents of ocean-going vessel lines; Minister visits Vocational Training Centre for Women; New waterways under Bo Myat Tun Bridge (Nyaungdon); Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport...; USDA Secretariat Member Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan inspects...; Cash donations offered for religious purposes; Entries invited to World Teachers Day commemorative article contest; Rainy Season Photo Show of Shwedagon Pagoda opens; Entries invited to Military and Marching Song Contests...; Staff of Customs Department donate blood; School health activities inspected; Prizes awarded to outstanding students of staff; Metta Akhadaw Day commemorated in Yangon; Courses on vocational training conclude in border areas; Plenary Meeting of Myanmar Academy of Medical Science held; SANYO-brand electronic items introduced; 61st Armed Forces Day commemorative competitions to be held; Naunglaing TV re-transmission station put into service..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for development and increased agriculture sector"...N.B. THE MAIN URL IS TO AN 8MB FILE. THIS ISSUE APPEARS ALSO AS 5 SMALLER FILES UNDER THE ALTERNATE URLs.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.1 MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/NLM2005-08-20-1.pdf (1st pt., 2MB)
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/NLM2005-08-20-2.pdf (2nd pt. 1.3MB)
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/NLM2005-08-20-3.pdf (3rd pt. 2.1MB)
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/NLM2005-08-20-4.pdf (4th pt. 1.3MB)
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/NLM2005-08-20-5.pdf (5th pt. 1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 August 2005
Date of publication: 19 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Serious attention to be paid to ensuring success in water supply; Credit Cooperatives Ltd holds annual meeting; Development affairs tasks in Sagaing inspects; Education Minister inspects School Health Week activities; Special envoy of UN secretary-General calls on Foreign Minister; Bago Yoma greeting taks inspected; Performance of service personnels will be noble if they discharge duties with goodwill; Carry out tasks with sense of duty under the leadership of the State...; USDA Secretariat Member Information Minister tours Yinmabin, Pale and Salingyi; Construction of Myitnge bridge with six lanes cent per cent complete and soon to be opened..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for national unity and national development"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 August 2005
Date of publication: 18 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister urges industrialists to produce high quality parts...; Flourishing of Union Spirit among national brethren most crucial factor...; Commander attends annual meeting of Yangon Command MCWA; Myanmar U-20 moves to final on penalty shoot-out; Myanmar delegation leaves for China; CD-ROMs donated to Ministry of Religious Affairs; Minister inspects Pyapon bridge construction task; Construction Ministry holds “soon” offering ceremony; Energy Minister inspects oil refinery in Thanlyin; Water supply systems in Pakokku District to be upgraded; Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; New domestic tours launched; Sayadaw to administer Nine Precepts on TV..."PERSPECTIVES":"Pakokku-Gangaw-Kale railroad : a main artery"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 August 2005
Date of publication: 17 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of fekicitations Indinesia; Boring of Ponnyataung tunnel completed through..; Commender, Mayor inspects proper drinage in city; Basic cricket instructor course No 1/2005 concluded; Talks to impart knowledge on ISO 9000 and TQM held; Htilin sees better transport thank to concerted efforts..; PM inspects regional development tasks in Pakokku, Htilin, Budalin; Mid-Year Myanma Gem emporium in October; Mayanngu Bridge in Einme Township, Nyaungmya District, Ayeyawady Division, inaugurated..."PERSPECTIVES":" Produce goods of high quality"...FEATURES:"Myanma fine arts, own national culture"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 August 2005
Date of publication: 16 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nation-building tasks being carried out through special projects; Minister calls for early completion of Yeywa hydel power project; Construction Minister inspects roads and bridges; Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; Foreign Minister signs Book of Condolences for late Sri Lankan; Meeting on pilgrimage to India, Nepal held; Deputy Minister inspects Shwe Pyi Tha Oil Field; Vice-Mayor inspects tax-free markets; Workshop on Myanmar ICT Development Master Plan Project; Medical and educational equipment presented; Dokyeywa Journal in circulation; Sales promotion prizes awarded; Papers on tourism promotion to be read; Sermons to be delivered 15. Gems course for women opened; MRTV-4 covers live football matches of EPL..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work in concert for the sake of departmental and regional interests"...FEATURES:"Let's grow special high yield Hsinshweli paddy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 August 2005
Date of publication: 15 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government taking all necessary measures to improve socio-economy of the people; Cash and provisions donated to monasteries in Dagon, Yankin townships; Minister inspects Paunglaung, Khabaung dam projects in Mandalay Division; Yangon Division MCWSC honoured; ITBMU Rector passes away; Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles checked on dry day; Yangon City Water Supply Project (Ngamoyeik) inspected; National policy and State’s all round developments lectured; Waso robes, alms donated to Kaba Aye Tipitaka Maha Gandayon Monastery; PyinOoLwin gets new gymnasium..."PERSPECTIVES":"Preserve and safeguard Myanma culture heritage"...FEATURES:"Let's strive for better health of student youth"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 August 2005
Date of publication: 14 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New buildings of basic education schools handed over in Dagon Myothit (South), (Seikkan) Townships; Irrigation facilities inspected in Mandalay Division; Outstanding students of staff under Ministry of Industry-1 honoured; Repaved and concrete streets put into service in Hline, Mayangon Townships; Home Affairs Minister receives ICRC Resident Representatives; Foreign Minister receives credentials of UNHCR RR; Minister Brig-Gen Ohn Myint receives Chinese guests; Myarmar, China sign agreement on nickel exploration and feasibility study; Deputy Minister attends 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Bangkok; Nyein Chan Thaya Kwin Bus Terminal opened; Ongoing project for upgrading of Yangon City inspected; Agricultural and construction tasks in Lashio inspected; Commander attends tree planting ceremony at West Yangon University; Computer skills contests to be held; Vice-Mayor tours Shwepyitha, Hmawby Townships; 309 gem lots, 412 jade lots sold at 19th Gems and Jade Sales; 6th Sport Minister’s Cup ISD (Novice) football tournament 2005 held in Mandalay; Futsal instructor course, Futsal referee course conclude; Myanmar sail into semifinal in AFF U-20 Youth Championship; Prizes presented to winners in 12th Friendly Golf Tourney of SAM..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for exceeding crop cultivation targets"...FEATURES:"Moeyungyi Sluice Gate"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 August 2005
Date of publication: 13 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mass meeting took place in Pyay in Bago Division (West); Sales of gems and jade inspected; Significant decline in number of road accidents; USDA Secretary-General tours Sagaing Division; Industry-1 Ministry holds work coordination meeting; Myanmar Music Asiayon needs reform to be stronger, more consolidated body; Patient Monitor donated to YGH; Management Staff Grade 4-5 of GAD Course concludes; UMEHL Gems and Jade Sales commence; Workshop on effective and efficient use of energy opens; Cash donated for construction of Theravada Buddhist Missionary Myanmar Monastery in Paris; Prizes given to winners at higher education level of performing arts competitions; Fingerlings freed into paddy fields in Pathein District; Tatmadaw Agricultural Course concludes; MAMS to hold mid-year meeting..."PERSPECTIVES":"Nurture new generation youths for future nation"...FEATURES:"Abundant water supply in Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 August 2005
Date of publication: 12 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar and International Studies Course No 9 of Union Solidarity and Development Association opened; Mass meeting took place in Haka, Chin State; U Tin Oo Lwin appointed Ambassador to Sri Lanka; U Win Myint presents credentials to Singaporean President; U Myo Lwin presents credentials to President of ROK; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Kangyidaunt Township; Dams and cultivation of irrigated crops in Sagaing Division inspected; Higher education level Performing Arts Competitions held in Yangon Division; Committee for Printing and Distribution of School Textbooks meets; Outstanding students in Natogyi Tsp honoured; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Wellwishers invited to renovate Bagan ancient pagodas; 19th gems and jade sales continue; Tailoring course of MMCWA concludes; 320 drug-related cases exposed in July; 3rd Japan Cup Judo Championship for 2005 commences; Myanmar team on track to semifinal with a 2-1 victory over Malaysia..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boosting paddy production integral to national economic development"...FEATURES:"Performing Arts Competitions that help raise national prestige"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myammar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 August 2005
Date of publication: 11 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mass meeting was held in Pathein; Leading committee, delegates from states, divisions meet; UMEHL’s 19th Gems and Jade Sales continue; State Peace and Development Council Order No 12/2005; State Peace and Development Council Order No 13/2005; State Peace and Development Council Order No 14/2005; State Peace and Development Council Order No 15/2005; DT 22C Rail Buses from Japan arrive; Dam construction projects inspected; Prizes presented to outstanding children of staff; Medicines and medical equipment donated to Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital; Talks on IT development to be held; Sermon to be delivered on TV; Wellwishers invited to make donations for Kaba Aye Pagoda; Cultivation method demonstrated, power-tillers handed over to farmers; Public Health, Research and Family Medicine course to be conducted; School bags, exercise books donated to SWD, MRCS; Futsal football instructor course, referee course opened; Langkho District Student Football Tournament opened in Langkho..."PERSPECTIVES":"Through successful convening of National Convention"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 August 2005
Date of publication: 10 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Spain; Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein discusses preparations for reconvening of National Convention before end of 2005; Mass meeting was held at the City Hall of Myitkyina in Kachin State; Deputy Health Minister leaves for Thailand; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than calls for agricultural development in Ayeyawady Division, inspects rubber cultivation; Ayeyawady Division marks completion of ploughing fields for monsoon paddy cultivation; Fingerlings released into Phaungkada dam under construction; Cash donated for 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions; Gust of wind destroys some houses in Mon State; CNG filling station opened in Shwepyitha; PBANRDA conducts courses; Mass activities for control of dengue hemorrhagic fever launched; Beautifying tasks in city inspected; Forestry Minister on inspection tour of Ayeyawady Division; 19th sales of gems, jade for 2005 kick off; Sithu Than’s late goal gives Myanmar win over Thailand..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost production of high-quality industrial items"...FEATURES:"Kachin State and fruits of development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 August 2005
Date of publication: 09 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Singaporean President; Prime Minister sends felicitations to Singaporean counterpart; Stamp out dangers of internal and external destructive elements who are attacking Myanmar in the interest of a handful of people - Actively take part in successful realization of seven-point Road Map; 1,143,354 acres of land have been put under monsoon paddy in Yangon Division - Ploughing completes for 2005-2006; Chindwin Shipyards opens; Secretariat Member meets executives and organizers; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Singaporean counterpart; Energy Minister inspects oil and gas fields in Magway Division; Industry-2 Minister inspects factories in Bago Division (West), Magway; USDA CEC member tours Ayeyawady Division; Information Minister inspects construction of Nyaunglaybin TV retransmission station; Jailer Course No 4 and Quarrying Officer Refresher Course No 2 opened; Junior Engineer-3 Course of Public Works commences; L&F Minister attends course to preserve the original layer and broiler; Greening tasks inspected; New waterways under Chindwin River Bridge; Manuscripts for National Motto Literary and Photo Contest 2005 invited..."PERSPECTIVES":"For emergence of ASEAN Community"...FEATURES:"Turtle conservation of Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 Augusnt 2005
Date of publication: 08 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: ASEAN becomes one of the most progressive and cohesive regional organizations - Myanmar fosters closer cooperation and mutual understanding with other members of ASEAN; There are internal, external destructionists at home and abroad harming interest of State and people Some western nations are instigating them; Tatmadaw families, wellwishers donate cash and kind to monasteries, nunneries in North Okkalapa, Shwepyitha Townships; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Bago Division; Minister receives Ambassador of Norway; Newly-opened building handed over to No 3 BED in Mingaladon; Roads and bridges inspected; Secretariat Member tours Ngazun Tsp, Mandalay Division; Energy Minister inspects Fertilizer Plants in Salay, Kyunchaung; Development undertakings inspected in Ayeyawady Division; Deputy Minister inspects oil, natural gas exploration in Nyaungdon Oil Field; Re-ordination ceremony of Kyun Nantha Ashin Nanda Siri of France held; Bo tree planted in the precinct of Shwedagon Pagoda; Cash donated for Buddha Pujaniya of Çintamuni Pagoda in Singu..."PERSPECTIVES":"Ward off destructive elements through united strength of people"...FEATURES:"Boost production of quality of products for industrial development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 August 2005
Date of publication: 07 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: As measures being taken to ensure equal development of all regions, economic social infrastructures have emerged - Those from inside and outside being jealous of the progress of the State trying to drive wedge among the national people - All national brethren are to guard against all destructive acts; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Bago Division; School buildings of BEPSs in South Okkalapa, Dagon Myothit (North) handed over; Home Affairs Minister receives Korean Ambassador; Minister U Soe Tha arrives back; ASEAN Foodstuff Festival held; Tasks to upgrade Yangon City inspected; Foreign Minister arrives back; Talks on breastfeeding given; Commander, Minister inspect progress of Mandalay Industrial Zone Upgrading Project; Secretariat Member oversees sanitation tasks of Hlinethaya Township USDA; Boxing trials and Myanma traditional boxing tournament held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Beware of danger of poisoning"...FEATURES:"Myanmar village"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 August 2005
Date of publication: 06 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to India; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to India; Ward off every encroachment upon sovereignty through united strength of people; General Soe Win sends message of sympathy to India; Bago Division stands second position in paddy cultivation with 21% sown acreage of the nation; Forestry Minister attends tree planting ceremony; Yangon Division Supervisory Committee to Ensure Smooth and Secure Transport meets; Thai delegation calls on D-G of Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department; FM sends message of sympathy to India; Mines Minister receives Malaysian guests; MHF delegation leaves for Bangladesh; I&P Minister receives UNFPA Resident Representative; Deputy Mines Minister arrives back from KL..."PERSPECTIVES":"Preserve natural environment by planting trees every year"...FEATURES:"Disseminate tourism knowledge to boost national ecomony"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 August 2005
Date of publication: 05 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Soe Win receives WFP Executive Director; The Union of Myanmar overcame much instigation of colonialists, internal and external disturbances - All people wish remaining armed groups to unconditionally exchange arms for peace in Shan State (North) one after another; Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; Commander, Minister look into development tasks in Ayeyawady Division; CEC member meets with USDA members in Pyay; Poll shows Americans anxious about US foreign policy; Commander inspects tax-free markets; CEC Member calls for successful realization of five rural development tasks; Breastfeeding Week Activities 2005 to be launched; Staff families donate blood; Sarpay Beikman manuscript award winning books out; Tasks of greening Bago mountain range inspected; MOC Chairman’s Cup Special Tune-up Match held, Myanmar League for 2005-06 commences; Myanmar swimming team leaves for Thailand..."PERSPECTIVES":"Upgrade transport facilities to cement relations among national brethren"...FEATURES:"Manitenance of rural water supply facilities"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.46MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 August 2005
Date of publication: 04 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: The Union has long been set up with states and divisions including Shan State - All innocent nationals in Shan State oppose and denounce acts of Sao Hkam Hpa and will never accept the secession from the Union; Livestock farms of Yangon Command inspected; Minister looks into construction of roads, bridges; Vietnamese First Deputy Minister leaves for home; Deputy Minister for Mines leaves for Malaysia; Bio-gas power stations commissioned; PBANRDA Minister tours Ayeyawady Division; Entries invited to open article contest; Entries to submit for executives of Basic Video Entrepreneurs’ Branch; Dy Minister for Health meets with staff of DAC, FDA; Information Sub-committee of 13th MTCPAC meets; UMFCCI officials to attend meetings; Basic Course for Cricket Coach opened; Member of Secretariat meets USDA members in Kachin State..."PERSPECTIVES":"Active participation in public health care"...FEATURES:"The Sasana Flag"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 August 2005
Date of publication: 03 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar is now totally free from small pox, leprosy and polio - Pay serious attention to rural health care concerns so as to promote the health standard of rural people; Guard against the danger of internal destructive elements, alien interference, and acts that harm - Our Three Main National Causes through united strength of the people; Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; Culture Deputy Minister leaves for Thailand; Foreign Minister to attend ACEMECS Ministerial meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia; Japanese Fukuoka Asian Culture prize to be presented to Dr Thaw Kaung; Lt-Gen Maung Bo meets departmental officials in Myeik; Health Minister attends Workshop on Drug and Poison Information Services at National Poison Control Centre; USDA CEC member inspects highland cultivation in Lashio; Medical equipment donated; Commander, Mayor look into sanitation, beautifying tasks; Manuscripts invited for musical comedy, dramas; Industrial development study and cooperation group meets; MMCWA holds ceremony to mark World Breast Feeding Week..."PERSPECTIVES":"Try to keep abreast of developing techonologies"...FEATURES:"Discussion of pensioners - 11"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 August 2005
Date of publication: 02 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: General Thura Shwe Mann and wife attend 78th founding anniversary of People’s Liberation Army; Prime Minister General Soe Win receives Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of SRV; Some people make false accusations against Myanmar which could create misunderstanding between Myanmar and UN - Despite false accusations, disturbances, people witnessing development in Myanmar - All are to make efforts in unity to ensure perpetuation of the Union; Foreign Minister attends 38th ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting, related meetings; Minister for Commerce receives Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of SRV; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development tasks in Myeik; Taungdwingyi-Myothit-Natmaunk Road, Ywamon-Zibyugon-Kyaukpadaung Road inaugurated; Contract on Yeywa Hydel Power Project inked; Golden bolt fixed at rail track on Punchaung-Kaungsai railroad section; SWRR Minister meets staff in Mandalay Division; World Breastfeeding Week marked; Bago Division (West) police force meets; Cash donated to Buddha Ghaya Nuggaha Association; MWEA President to attend ASEAN SME Convention; Baseball players honoured..."PERSPECTIVES":"Raise the momentum of safe drinking water projects"...FEATURE:"Efforts for making the entire region free from drugs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 August 2005
Date of publication: 01 August 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Jamaica; Prime Minister felicitates Jamaican counterpart; Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends cash and kind donation ceremonies for monasteries, nunneries in Mingaladon, Mayangon townships; The nation is being shaped as a country of 21st Century - Seven-point Road Map being implemented for marching toward a democratic nation that the people long for - Those who disturb the seven-point Road Map of the State are common enemy of the people; Despite pressures, interferences, nation enjoying peace, stability, national solidarity, fruits of development; Vietnamese First Deputy Foreign Minister arrives; U Htein Win appointed Ambassador to Brazil; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Jamaica; Dry day inspection teams check departmental and Tatmadaw vehicles; Minister inspects Hlinethaya Industrial Zone; Education facilities inspected in Loikaw; Agricultural undertakings in Lashio Township inspected; 7,200 saplings planted at Yangon Division Tree Planting Ceremony for 2005; Commander inspects regional development tasks; Agricultural development inspected in Hinthada District; Prizes of F & R Ministry’s table-tennis tournament awarded..."PERSPECTIVES":"Guard against alien culture"...FEATURE:"Three major tasks for emergence of Myanma democracy (continued from yesterday)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 July 2005
Date of publication: 31 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends 15th Waso robes offering ceremony of SPDC office; At a time when the government is striving to build a democratic nation in conformity with historical tradition, national characters, people need to be well aware of danger of internal and external destructive elements - People are to crush all internal and external destructive elements as the common enemy; Foreign Minister back from Lao PDR; Myanmar and Thailand discuss anti-money laundering matters; Commander and Mayor inspect upgrading of Yangon; A & I Minister inspects Kon Taung dam; Minister inspects Paper and Pulp Plant (Thabaung); New school buildings in Shwepyitha, Hlinethaya handed over to No 3 BED; Pabedan Township WVO provides cash assistance to its members; Rural dispensary in Twantay township opens; Wood-based Technology Courses conclude; Energy Ministry offers Waso Robes; MWAF donates books for village education centre in Kayin Seik Model village, Thanlyin; Prizes presented to winners of C-in-C (Air)’s Chess Tournament..."PERSPECTIVES":"Guard against destructive elements"...FEATURE:"Three major tasks for emergence of Myanma democracy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 July 2005
Date of publication: 30 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Morocco; Strive to develop national immunity - Leading Committee for Organizing 13th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions meets; Myanmar Motion Picture Asiayon, Conscientious public cooperation much needed for successful implementation of Road Map; Myanmar awarded for Environmental and Wildlife Conservation; Education facilities, USDA activities inspected in Mandalay Division; Actively participate in implementation of the seven-point Road Map, Nation-building tasks with Union Spirit and patriotism upholding Our Three Main National Causes sharing weal and woe; Prize presentation for Commander-in-Chief (Navy)’s shield shooting contest held; Refresher course for clerks concludes; Meeting to boost production of gold, tin and tungsten held; Meeting of Hlinethaya Industrial City Management Committee held; MMCWA donates medicines, medical equipment to Health Department, hospitals; Consolation course for women concludes; Doh Kyeywa journal comes out; Announcement for Public Awaerness; Inter-department table tennis tourney opens..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for boosting agricultural production"...FEATURE:"March towards a healthy country"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 July 2005
Date of publication: 29 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe receives Chinese Foreign Minister and party; Prime Minister receives Chinese Foreign Minister; Tatmadaw implementing seven-point Road Map to systematically hand over the State power to the people; receives Thai guests; PRC Foreign Minister concludes visit; Irrigation facilities inspected in Pyawbwe, Thazi; Minister visits private poultry farms in Taunggyi; Monsoon paddy cultivation concludes in Yangon North District; Nyaungdon oil and gas field produces 98 million cubic feet of natural gas daily; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Commander and Minister discuss regional development matters; English Course for Hockey Umpires and Coaches opened..."PERSPECTIVES":"Crush internal and external destructive elements as common enemy"...FEATURE:"East is East and West is West"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 July 2005
Date of publication: 28 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Govt, people and Tatmadaw will unitedly strive for emergence of peaceful, modern, developed democratic nation despite all obstructions - Guard against danger posed by destructionists through united strength of people; Ward off internal, external destructive elements disturbing tasks for emergence of new modern developed democratic nation through the united strength of the people; Traitorous groups disguising themselves as democracy activists in international arena are self-seekers - People should regard them as the common enemy and should crush them; Chinese Foreign Minister arrives to pay an official visit; Lt-Gen Ye Myint calls for meeting cultivation target in Magway Div; Forestry Minister inspects saw mills in Mandalay Division; Myanmar, on its part, making strenuous efforts based on internal strength for interests of the State and the people without losing sight of the goal; In absence of stability and national unity, it is impossible to strive for development of the country; People to participate in the tasks with unity for success of the seven-point Road Map under the leadership of the State Peace and Development Council; International Labour Organization-ILO turns a blind eye to garment factory workers’ suffering; ILO has no dignity and it has destroyed its fundamental principles; Discussions of representatives reflect objective conditions in Myanmar; 26th Special meeting of ASEAN Ministers for A&F continues; Premier League and FA Cup live on Myawady TV; Cyber Game Exhibition 2005 opened; Myanmar Archery team arrives back; Myanmar Wushu team bags 3 gold, 3 silver, two bronze..."PERSPECTIVES":"Greater efforts for surplus food"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 July 2005
Date of publication: 27 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Wellwishers donate K 120,857,500 and US $ 4,000 Secretary-1 attends cash donation ceremony for supply of potable water in rural areas; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects NyaungU Airport, river-water pumping projects; 26th Special SOM-26th AMAF held; Contract on oil and gas exploration signed; Thai Deputy Prime Minister Dr Surakiart Sathirathai returns home; Myo Hla (Tatkon) Dam inaugurated in Mandalay Division; Disaster Management Training begins; Minister looks into measures for hydro electric power project; Myanmar holds national level workshop on Drug Substitution; Myanmar Green Book 2005/2006 comes out; Talks on fine traditions of ancient universities held; Mongnong Township Hospital provided with oxygen tank; Birthday of Sayadaw Bhaddanta Vejjabala held; C-in-C (Air) chess c’ship opens..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work hand in hand with government for regional and national progress"...FEATURES:"So this is real beauty"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 July 2005
Date of publication: 26 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Maldives; Senior General Than Shwe receives special envoy of Thai PM and party; General Thura Shwe Mann receives Thai guests; Daw Mya Mya San attends merit sharing ceremony of Tipitaka Dhamma Pala Maha Vihara in Yinmabin; General Thura Shwe Mann hosts luncheon in honour of Thai guests; Hydel power station commissioned into service in Kaungkha, Shan State (North); Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand Dr Surakiart Sathirathai leaves for Mandalay; Special envoy of the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Surakiart Sathirathai arrives; FM to attend meetings in Laos; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Maldives; Government creating a constant learning society to keep pace with changes and developments of Information Technology Myanmar Education Committee held its meeting 1/2005; Secretary-1 inspects regional development in North East Command; Rice trading course opened; Cyber Game Exhibition on MICT Park; Provisions donated to monasteries, nunneries in Yangon East, West Districts; Waso robes offered in Myingyan; Myanmar stands first in Invitational Archery Contest..."PERSPECTIVES":"Forge national unity and safeguard the State"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 July 2005
Date of publication: 25 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: It is the inborn duty of all national races to safeguard the country at the risk of life for perpetuation of independence and sovereignty SSNA, SSA (Breakaway Group) unconditionally exchange arms for peace; Kyaukyedwin Overpass can facilitate better transport More overpasses to be built at railroad-road junctions; Timorese Minister leaves for home; Factories inspected; It is time to restore peace after abandoning their arms when Government is striving for equitable development of national races, hilly regions and plains; All members of brigade committed to active participation in development drive of the State in cooperation with national people; There was no pressure on them to unconditionally exchange arms for peace and the government did not force them to do so; Ma Nan Khaing Aye Chan of Government Technological College in Lashio; Tech Digest journal introduced; Cash donated to repair LawkaNanda Mingalar Lake; Myanmar archers bag more gold, silver and bronze; 57th birthday anniversary of Myainggyingu Sayadaw held; Attorney-General’s Office offers Waso robes; F&R Ministry holds Waso robes offering ceremony..."PERSPECTIVES":"Providing public health care services"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 July 2005
Date of publication: 24 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister receives Timorese minister and party; Upgrading of roads, sanitation tasks inspected; Basic organizational course No 22 concluded; Producers, importers to produce or import only genuine, potent and quality food and drug, to participate in government’s public health care services; Results of 2005 matriculation exam announced; Results of matriculation exam from regions of poor transport to be on air; Indaing Station holds tree planting ceremony; Construction of Saikhoung-Namhsan rail road inspected; Knowledge Bank Paper Reading Session; Waterways changed for vessels plying under Ayeyawady Bridge (Magway); Basic accounting course concludes at Auditor-General’s Office; Commander and Mayor visit Mandalay industrial zone; Mayor attends tree-planting ceremony in Hlinethaya; Khamoutkyi TV retransmission station begins telecasts; Blood donation at Jivitadana Sangha Hospital; TV programmes launched in Lamai; Ministry of Transport holds robes offering ceremony; Waso robes offering ceremony of CMA held; Staff families of Supreme Court offer Waso robes to monks; Universities hiking team on excursion tour of Mon State; Yangon Station Commander’s Boxing C’ship opened; Myanmar Archery team bags 4 gold, 3 silver and two bronze..."PERSPECTIVES":"Serve national interest with might and main"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 July 2005
Date of publication: 23 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Egypt; Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria; Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of the Head of Delegation of the European Commission; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects Myetto Sub-power station in Pathein; Prime Minister felicitates Egyptian counterpart; Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; Yangon Division MPF holds work coordination meeting; Chief Justice U Aung Toe receives Singaporean Ambassador; FM sends felicitations to Egypt; Development tasks inspected; Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport discussed; PBANRDA Minister attends conclusion ceremony of training courses; Commander inspects construction of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon); 710,220 fish fries put into Ngawun river; Agricultural tasks inspected in Lashio; Factories and Win Thuzar shops inspected; Tree-planting ceremony held in Thanlyin township; Advice taken from Ovadaçariya Sayadaws at Botahtaung Pagoda; Sub-Printing House (Mandalay) offers Waso robes; Health Minister attends Food and Drug Administration Special Meeting; Fourth Annual General Meeting of MAWFA held; 18th Inter-State/Division Table Tennis Tourney commences..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards successful implementation of ecomonic plans"...FEATURES:"Giving sight, meritorious conduct"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 July 2005
Date of publication: 22 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pariyatti Sasana Pala Association offers Waso robes; Art show to mark 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Union of Myanmar and ROK opened; Appointment of German Ambassador agreed on; Timorese minister arrives; Fire Services Department holds coordination meeting; Commander, Mayor inspect task to beautify Yangon; Talks on health for women given; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Veterans provided with cash in Mingala Taungnyunt Township; Factories in Magway Division inspected; Waso robes, provisions offered to members of the Sangha; Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds robes offering ceremony; Waso robes offered, outstanding monks honoured; Departments, townselders in Kengtung offer Waso robes; Waso robes offering ceremony to be held at Eindawya Monastery; Waso robes offering ceremony held in Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda; Sayadaw Bhaddanta Vijaya passes away; Trainees of Basic Buddhist Cultural Course observe Dhammacakka Akhadaw..."PERSPECTIVES":"Unitedly take part in nation-building tasks"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 July 2005
Date of publication: 21 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing donate Waso robes to Sayadaws at sixth Waso robes offering ceremony of Ministry of Defence; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King of Belgium; Meritorious deeds performed at pagodas and religious buildings, Dhammaçakka Akhadaw observed on Fullmoon Day of Waso; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends felicitations to PM of Belgium; FM sends felicitations to Belgian counterpart; Trees planting ceremony takes place in Taikkyi Station; USDA Secretary-General meets with members in Kanyutkwin, Nyaunglebin; Minister looks into factories in Indagaw industrial region; Paunglaung dam starts power generation beginning 17 July; Waso robes offering ceremony held at Shwedagon Pagoda; A & I Ministry offers Waso robes; Cash donated to build new monastery building; SID offers Waso robes to members of the Sangha; Reordination, Waso robes offering ceremony held at Pantapwinttaung Tawya; Waso robes offering ceremony held at Shwephonepwint Pagoda; Myanmar archers taking part in international championship..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost public health care services for better health"...FEATURES:"Human resource development in full swing across the nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 July 2005
Date of publication: 20 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than meets with officers, other ranks at An Station, fulfils requirements for regional development; A & I Minister inspects agricultural work in Bago Division; 58th Anniversary Arzani Day observed; Minister observes renal transplant, visits recipient and donor; Regional development undertakings supervised in Thaton District; Over 12,000 trees planted at Hmawby Station’s tree planting ceremony; Hotels inspected in Yangon; Commander inspects development tasks in Pathein; Forestry Minister inspects development tasks in Ayeyawady Division; Paper reading session on knowledge bank on 23 July; Win Thuza Shop opened in Loikaw, Kayah State; Over 500 villagers donate blood to mark Dhammacakka Day; MWEA holds Waso Robe Offering Ceremony..."PERSPECTIVES":"Fot all Buddhists to gain Waso merit"..."POEM":" Because of Lord Buddha’s goodness" ("With harbouring thoughts, saying what’s unvirtuous...")...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 July 2005
Date of publication: 19 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Renal transplants successfully performed Secretary-1 visits recipients and donors in good health; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of site for An creek hydel power project; Minister inspects Ye Nwe Multi-purpose Dam Project; Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Bago; Religious Affairs Minister receives Nepalese Ambassador; Commander, minister attend stake-driving for Bago Hospital; Over 50,000 trees planted in tree planting ceremony in ThanlyinMinister inspects belt conveyor at work; More electricity to be produced from garbage power plants in Thaketa, Ahlon; Minister inspects sesame plantation and rice mills in Bago and Magway Divisions; Jobs created for young women; Greening tasks in Mandalay, Magway divisions inspected; Mines ministry offers Waso robes; Families of Energy Ministry offer ‘soon’ to monks; Ministry of Industry-2 offers Waso robes to monks; Families of Ministry of Construction donate Waso robe; Ministry of Industry-1 families offer Waso robes; Ministry of culture holds robe offering ceremony; Third Intercountry Training of Trainers on HIV/AIDS Voluntary Counselling and Confidential Testing opened; MVF hosts dinner in honour of Indian team..."PERSPECTIVES":"Crush perpetrators endangering the State"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 July 2005
Date of publication: 18 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 10 major crops, three kinds of perennial plants, rubber and pepper should be cultivated extensively - Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction of bridges on Maei-Kyaukpyu Road; Minister inspects factories in Yamethin; Local people urged to take part in education, health and human resource development tasks harmoniously Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Taninthayi Division; Health minister tours Magway, Bago Divisions; Earthquake centres near NyaungU; Myanmar delegation arrives back from Cambodia; Religious Affairs Minister opens Withagyone religious buildings; Ministers Office holds 52th ordination and robe offering ceremony; Buddha Pujaniya 9,900-Light Association offers Waso robes; Staff families of Labour Ministry offer Waso robes; MAPT donates Waso robes to members of the Sangha; Minister inspects multi-purpose diesel engine manufacturing plant (Thagara) in Yedashe; Kidney transplant performed for 11th time; Sports Minister, Yangon Mayor attend Mr & Ms Quench Contests; Cash donated to school building funds..."PERSPECTIVES:"Regional development through better use of transport infrastructures"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 July 2005
Date of publication: 17 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein and wife attends Waso robes offering ceremony of Camp Commandant’s Office; For extended cultivation of rubber, officials are to organize the local growers Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects extended cultivation of monsoon paddy, rubber and pepper in Thandwe, Kyaukpyu Districts; Over 120,000 various saplings planted in Yangon Station; Minister for Industry-1 inspects textile mills in Mandalay Division; Commander inspects water treatment plant in Amarapura; Commander and Mayor inspect tasks on beautifying Yangon City; New school building of BEMS No 9 in Insein Township opened; Deputy Health Minister Dr Mya Oo inspects hospitals in Bago Division; Commander inspects regional development in Kutkai Townshhip; Work coord meeting of Shan State (East) Development Affairs Committee held; Ministry of Science and Technology families offer Waso robes; Families of Home Affairs Ministry offer Waso robes; Ministry of Rail Transportation holds Waso robes offering ceremony; Ministry of PBANRDA donates Waso robes, alms to Sayadaws; 47th Waso robe offering ceremony held at Hninzigon Home for the Aged; Ceremony of conveying replica of Buddha images to be held; Petronas Oil Co of Malaysia grants scholarships to Myanmar students for second time; Organizational (Basic) Course No 1/2005 winds up..."PERSPECTIVES":"Women taking oart in naiton-building endeavours shoulder-to-shoulder with men"...FEATURES:"See things in right perspectives and feel the truth"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 July 2005
Date of publication: 16 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar women enjoy rights on equal terms with men in political, economic,administrative, judicial and social spheres - Government encourages and nurtures Myanmar women to enhance their capabilities and effectively fulfil their roles World Population Day 2005 observed; Lt-Gen Ye Myint oversees health, water supply facilities in Mogok; USDA needs core members, with ability to successfully implement arduous, delicate tasks; Information Minister receives Singaporean and Thai guests; Contract notes related to Yeywa Hydel Power Project inked; Thanks to Momeik-Twinnge road locals can travel to Mogok-Mandalay and Bhamo-Myitkyina at will; Lt-Gen Ye Myint on tour of Mogok; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development projects in Mon State; Maj-Gen Saw Tun oversees roads and bridges in Yangon Division; Movie industry changing, developing with passage of time; Meeting on Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport held; CNG filling station commissioned into service; Meteorite displayed at Natural History Museum; Ministry of Mines families offer ‘soon’; Educative talks on children’s health held; Myanmar, ROK sign cooperation agreement; Htidaw hoisted atop Aungzabbuhein Aungdamu Pagoda in Taikkyi Township; Robes to be offered at Pandapwint Hill in Taikkyi; 260 drug-related cases exposed in June..."PERSPECTIVES":"Stand by the people and defend the nation"...FEATURE:"The Opening ceremony of Putao Vocational Training Center for Women"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 July 2005
Date of publication: 15 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MPF is to make endeavours unremittingly to carry out three duties Make necessary arrangements to be always ready for shouldering national defence and security duties hand in hand with the Tatmadaw; Lt-Gen Ye Myint on inspection tour of Bhamo-Tagaung-Mandalay-Twinnge-Momeik road section; Locals can travel easily from Pauk to Seikphyu and Pakokku through Seikphyu-Kandaw-Pauk Road No 1 Pauk Bridge (Ohndaw) in Pauk Township commissioned into service; Information Minister receives foreign guests; 26th ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board Meeting concludes; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Rakhine State; MNAAnnual Meeting of Myanmar Hoteliers Association held; Basic Fresh Water Prawn Breeding Course concludes; District-to-district earth roads under construction in Mandalay Division; Blood donation ceremony to be held; Talks on seven-point Road Map given; Ministry of Information families offer Waso robes; 14th Plenary Meeting of Fifth 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee successfully concludes; MWAF donates weighing machines to MMCWA..."PERSPECTIVES":"Crush all destrutive elements"..."POEM":"The lie-infested media of wolves" ("Don’t be drawn into sides...")...FEATURE:"Myanmar Women's Day declaration, voice of entire mass of Myanmar Women"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 July 2005
Date of publication: 14 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to French President; Prime Minister felicitates French counterpart; A handful of persons and some foreign nations are trying to interfere in Myanmar’s internal affairs USDA will have to ward off all attempts to endanger Our Three Main National Causes and to break up the Union; Myainggyingu Special Region witnessing cumulative development in various sectors, local people leading peaceful life - Extended cultivation of paddy and suitable crops for ens during food security and raising income of DKBA members stressed; FM sends felicitations to France; U Khin Zaw Win appointed Ambassador to Indonesia; U Nay Win presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth; Foreign Minister accepts Credentials of WHO Resident Representative; Culture Minister receives Nepalese Ambassador; Myanmar delegation to attend Thai Logistics Fair 2005; Korean Contemporary Painting Exhibition to be held; 26th ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board Meeting opens; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects regional development tasks; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than oversees development of Gwa Township; Solo cyclist on long trip to Bago Division, Kayin, Kayah and Shan States; 14th Plenary Meeting of Fifth 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee commences; Eight State-owned industries up for auction; Development affairs tasks inspected; Waso robes offering ceremony to be held in Dagon Myothit (East); Myitta retransmission station airs TV programmes..."PERSPECTIVES":"Realizatoin of discipline-flourishing democracy...FEATURE:"From silver jubilee to golden jubilee"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 July 2005
Date of publication: 13 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTC NEWS:Banking services contributing much to national economic development; National entrepreneurs are to strive for ensuring strong economy of the nation for transition to democracy Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Taninthayi Division; MWAF to launch organizational task till entire women come to understand that MWAF is body working for their progress; Entire mass of Myanmar women are to actively participate in realization of the objectives of the State and ongoing seven-point Road Map under the leadership of MWAF Myanmar Women’s Day marked in Haka; U Tin Win presents his credentials to German President; U Than Tun presents his credentials to Italian President; Minister for Agriculture inspects jute mill, factories; Pauk Bridge (Yepya) No 2 inaugurated; CEC member of USDA gives lecture on national policy; Attorney-General meets law officers of states and divisions; Myanmar swimmers to take part in world swimming contest..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for deeper friendship in the years to come...FEATURE:"The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Rules the World"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 July 2005
Date of publication: 12 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Close ties of friendship between our two countries will be further strengthened in the years ahead; Govt striving for proper transition to democratic nation desired by the people - Building infrastructures required for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation; Friendly relations and cooperation between our two countries and people have been developed in various fields, bringing concrete benefit; Messages exchanged between Deputy Heads of State of Myanmar, LPDR; Prime Ministers exchange messages of felicitations; Despite political pressure, economic sanctions, govt building political, economic, social and transport infrastructures - Myanmar women would like to ask government to leave ILO; Myanmar and LPDR FMs exchange messages of felicitations; Officials urged to make concerted efforts in discharge of duties Lt-Gen Ye Myint meets departmental officials in Bhamo; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development undertakings in Myeik; Those who did not know about Myanmar history are meddling in internal affairs of Myanmar - Myanmar women will never let the country lose its independence again Myanmar women are to make relentless efforts for successful realization of the objectives laid down by MWAF; Teaching and learning aid books donated..."PERSPECTIVES":"Take part in nation-building work with Union Spirit...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 July 2005
Date of publication: 11 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Mongolia; Kachin State on right path to development - Successful implementation of Road Map depends on strength of three pillars — the State, the people and the Tatmadaw; Government has laid down and is implementing the seven-point Road Map for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation Rakhine State WAO marks Myanmar Women’s Day in Sittway; Mass of women are to cooperate with government in implementation of political, economic, social infrastructures Oppose minions of colonialists who attempt to mislead Myanmar women; Myanmar badminton team leaves for Indonesia; Departmental, Tamadaw vehicles checked on dry day; Minister inspects vehicles converted into NGVs; General Course on Intellectual Property Rights DL-101 concludes..."PERSPECTIVES":"For emergence of a new modern and developed nation"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 July 2005
Date of publication: 10 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Silver Jubilee of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee observed; It is incumbent upon the mass of women to inherit anti-colonialist spirit and Union Spirit from their female ancestors - Myanmar women will never accept the situation that diverts the nation from its goals; With national race armed groups having exchanged arms for peace unconditionally and peace and stability prevailing in Shan state, all regions are now easily accessibleShan State (North) commemorates Myanmar Women’s Day; Minister receives Korean Ambassador; Home Affairs Minister receives UNICEF Resident Representative; SPDC Member Lt-Gen Ye Myint looks into regional development in Bhamo; Measures for self-sufficiency of food & extended cultivation of perennial crops in Taninthayi Division inspected; MIDB holds 10th annual meeting; Trees planted for Bago Mountain Range greening; Ceremony to offer Waso robes of Education Ministry held; Staff families of Commerce Ministry offer Waso robes; Tree planting ceremony held at Yangon City Water Supply Project Site; President’s Cup of MWF Sanshou Trials conclude..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for national and regional development"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 July 2005
Date of publication: 09 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Republic of Finland; Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ukraine Ambassador; In accord with the saying “The strength of a nation lies within”, national people are to brave and surmount unjust acts; Under leadership of MWAF, the mass of Myanmar women are to uphold Our Three Main National Causes as national duty - Myanmar Women’s Day commemorative ceremony held in Magway; Special ASEAN Telecommunications & Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting commences; Myanmar and China ink $ 290 million deal in trade and MoU; Lt-Gen Ye Myint on inspection tour of Kachin State; Customs Department holds coordination meeting; Minister for Transport meets with pilots, co-pilots and engineers; Publishing permits will be given according to prescribed policies - Central Supervisory Committee for Press Scrutiny and Registration holds first coordination meeting; Rare tree-climbing turtle arrives Yangon Zoo; 19th Gems and Jade Sales to be held on 9-11 August; MICTDC introduces services of public access centres..."PERSPECTIVES":"Second GMS summit-a shot in the arm for further cementing PaukPhaw relationship...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 July 2005
Date of publication: 08 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar will strive to ensure mutually beneficial cooperation grows in years ahead as China’s economy develops in leaps and bounds - Myanmar will endeavour to fulfil her role in facilitating free flow of goods and peoples between China and fast developing countries in South and Southeast Asia Yunnan TV interviews General Soe Win; General Soe Win plants tree in Kunming to commemorate Sino-Myanmar friendly relations; Myanmar and China have extended bilateral trade based on friendly relations - Prime Minister General Soe Win receives Governor of Guanxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Mr Lu Bin; Some big nations putting pressure and using ILO as political forum to install puppet government in Myanmar Entire women to make combined endeavours hand in hand with congenial organizations in interests of the nation and the people; Prime Minister General Soe Win leaves Kunming; MWAF absolutely oppposes political pressure, unjust accusations and sanctions put on Myanmar Economic sanctions are harmful to progress of living standard of Myanmar women - Myanmar women will seek ways and means to solve these problems; Meeting on Performing Arts Competitions held; Myanmar Gazette; Ministers tour Kachin State, Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions; Jade and Gems Special Sales conclude, 1,286 lots sold..."PERSPECTIVES":"Promote human and institutional capacity for social infrastructure development"...FEATURE:"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 July 2005
Date of publication: 07 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman sends message of felicitations to King of Nepal; GMS Programme will augment ASEAN’s efforts for prosperity of the region and narrow the development gap between the old and new ASEAN members - Prime Minister General Soe Win attends Second GMS Summit in Kunming; Myanmar always welcomes Chinese investors - Prime Minister General Soe Win Volume of Yunnan-Myanmar trade represents about 50 per cent of overall Sino-Myanmar trade Governor of Yunnan Province Mr Xu Rongkai; Myanmar Women’s Day observed in Monywa; PM receives Laotian DY Prime Minister and Foreign Minister; Laotian Deputy PM and FM leaves for home; GMS countries sign MoU and agreements; 9th ASEAN-Korea meeting held; Minister inspects development tasks in Ayeyawady Division; Jade & Gems special sales continue; MWAF has strongly protested against groundless allegations and pressure put on the nation - Myanmar women are to be aware of instigation, wedge driven, and unjust accusations by neo-colonialists and their lackeys..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards closer friendship and cooperation"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 July 2005
Date of publication: 06 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Soe Win on his return from People’s Republic of China; Government has spent K 69,827.75 million, over US $ 550 million to develop border areas - Nationality Youths Resource Development Degree College (Yangon) opens new lecture hall; All Myanmar women denounce expatriate Sao Kham Hpa who tried to break away from the Union, bomb blasts in Yangon and Mandalay Kachin State WAO observes Myanmar Women’s Day; Prime Minister General Soe Win arrives in Kunming of PRC to attend 2nd Greater Mekong Subregion Summit; Prime Minister General Soe Win attends dinner to mark 2nd Greater Mekong Subregion Summit; General Soe Win thanks PRC for always supporting Myanmar whenever there arises a matter directly concerns Myanmar’s interest Mr Wen urges large Chinese companies, services to invest, set up joint ventures in Myanmar; GMS Programme plays a vital role in promoting closer cooperation among the six countries that share Mekong River — Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam; Advice given to USDA Myanmar youths delegation bound for Japan; Laotian Dy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister arrives; Government has placed emphasis on mass production of human resources in each and every sector - Special Refresher Course No 4 for Faculty Members opened; Monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Magway Division; Prizes for ASEAN Radio Quiz presented..."PERSPECTIVES":"Cultivate new-generation youths properly"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 July 2005
Date of publication: 05 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: DOMESTIC NEWS: Teachers are to deal with combined subjects which contribute to regional development and conduct research work to be able to keep abreast of development in the respective fields - Special Refresher Course No 7 for university and college faculty members opens; Myanmar women participating in national development Mass of Myanmar women are to do away with all forms of dangers posed by destructive elements - Mandalay Division commemorates Myanmar Women’s Day; Minister for information receives Indian Ambassador; Minister inspects Mandalay match factory; Meeting on animal disease control held; Courses on wood based industrial technology open; C-in-C (Air)’s Shield Chinlone and Sepak Takraw competitions held; Jade and Gems Special Sales continue; Talks on Viruses of Importance in the New Millennium; Seminar on Narrowing the Development Gap: Strategizing the Challenges held; Fashion show extended; Landslide occurs in Monghsu; Myanmar women have to be united in efforts to develop nation, enhance their roleExternal and internal destructive elements and media accused the government of oppressing national races - Entire women opposed to onesided accusations - Shan State Women’s Affairs Organization marks Myanmar Women’s Day; Nike footballs donated to YCDC football club..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards an agro-based industralized nation"..."POEM":"Myanmar Women of Noble Stature" ("Can be soft as wax, tough as iron-This old adage, hasn’t changed....")...FEATURE:"Basic work programme promising development of Myaznmar women's sector"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 July 2005
Date of publication: 04 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Soe Win on his departure for PRC; MWAF Honorary Patron Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends ceremony to commemorate Myanmar Women’s Day Myanmar women seen to have been brilliantly dutiful in discharging their roles demanded by history In Myanmar society, the expression “woman” possesses a unique character of its own; MWAF condemns external pressures that disregard national interest in favour of group or individual interests Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation issues Proclamation on Myanmar Women’s Day 2005; UMFCCI President leaves for PRC; Skill demonstrations of woman athletes performed; Social organizations send messages to honour Myanmar Women’s Day commemorated by Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation; Crush all internal and external destructive elements as the common enemy by upholding Our Three Main National Causes in the fore; MWAF is not only a guiding organization for Myanmar women but also a reliable one for them; Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association supports MWAF which has the same objectives of MMCWA; MWEA solemnly pledges on Myanmar Women’s Day that while observing the noble tradition in highest performance of Myanmar women, utmost efforts will be made for development of the entire Myanmar women; Endeavours of the MWAF are contributing much to enhancing the image and standard of the State and the people; Side by side with men Myanmar women fought against colonialists when the aliens waged aggressive wars on the country; CEC Member Forestry Minister attends tree-planting ceremony, inspects regional developments in Loikaw; Mines Deputy Minister views jade and gems sales; Manuscripts invited for annual magazine of MWVO; Tube-well inaugurated in Nyaung-U District to mark Myanmar Women’s Day..."PERSPECTIVES":"Myanmar women in service of the state and the people"..."POEM":"For all citizens to enjoy equality" ("National characteristics, traditions-Politely, held at bosom...")...FEATURE:"Unyielding spirit of Myanmar women who put national interests in the fore"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 July 2005
Date of publication: 03 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Belarus; Minister U Aung Thaung inspects construction of textile mill (Myittha); A total of 17,816 cooperative societies organized in the nation International Day of Cooperatives commemorated; Tubewell put into service at new Yangon General Hospital; Costumes of successive periods shown off to mark Myanmar Women’s Day; Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Belarus; Minister to discuss energy coopn in PRC, India, Thailand; Officials leave for Kunming to attend GMS-Business Forum; Deputy Health Minister leaves for Bangladesh; Relaxation Zone of Kandawgyi Garden opens; Tasks for upgrading of Yangon City inspected; Minister fixes bolts and nuts at Pyapon Bridge; Sports Minister opens X-ray room, Sangha Ward at Thayethamein Station Hospital in Waw Township; Repaved Natmauk Lane-1, Saw Maha Road commissioned in Bahan Township; Gem merchants visit Jade and Gems Special Sales 2005; Cash assistance provided to IWT staff’s students; Books available at Buddha Dhamma Wellwishers Association; Cash donated to child nurseries; Billboard to mark Myanmar Women’s Day unveiled; C-in-C (Navy)’s Cup boxing tourney concludes; C-in-C (Air)’s Cup football tourney ends; Canadian AIA club beat Myanmar in soccer friendly..."PERSPECTIVES":"Honouring Myanmar women's Day"...FEATURE:"Myanmar Women's Day for all Myanmar Women"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 July 2005
Date of publication: 02 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects efficient use of power and fuel; A&I Minister inspects agricultural tasks in Ayeyawady Division; Sales of gem lots inspected; MMPE urged to always get in touch and cooperate with MMPA, film industry to enhance standard of Myanmar movies, video plays - Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise marks its 35th anniversary; Hydro-electric Power Department and YMEC ink MoU for upper Paunglaung hydro-electric power project; Merit sharing ceremony for donating tube-wells held in Yenangyoung; Matters coordinated for ensuring smooth and secure transport in Yangon; Honorary titles awarded to citizens in Bago Division; Copies of treaties donated to Religious Affairs Department; 45th anniversary of Yangon University Hiking and Mountaineers Association held; Sapling planting ceremony held in Tachilek; Air Bagan to extend local services with new plane; Tree-planting ceremony held to hail Myanmar Women’s Day; MWAF membership applications submitted; Hailing Myanmar Women’s Day - 3 July 2005 Talks on sports to mark Myanmar Women’s Day given; MWAF membership application handed over in Hlinethaya..."PERSPECTIVE":"Server national interest under Tatmadaw leadership"..."POEM":"Myanmar women ofrce" ("To weeping boys, people say “don’t” - You’ve got to be brave and with...)...FEATURE:"Let us collectively strive for development of women's social life"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 July 2005
Date of publication: 01 July 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Tatmadaw will systematically hand over State power to the public, the original owner-Some big nations, putting pressure and imposing variety of sanctions against the nation Tatmadaw is not frightened whenever intimidated, will continue to shoulder its duties steadfastly; Of the many national traitors the worst are ex-military personnel who have no loyalty to nation, Tatmadaw at all although they have recited the Four Oaths MWVO is a body formed with war veterans who are free from wrongdoings and misdeeds; Senior General Than Shwe attends dinner hosted to State and Division delegates of MWVO Conference; Finance and Revenue Minister arrives back; UMFCCI President meets JODC representatives; MWVO Conference passes two resolutions, approves one matter and places five matters on record; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects agricultural tasks in Pyay, meets departmental officials in Thegon; 1,377 gem merchants arrive; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Law Officer Refresher Course concludes; Resource persons read papers to mark Myanmar Women's Day; Educative talks on women’s health given; Talks to mark Myanmar Women’s Day held; Myanmar beat Canada 5-1 in friendly match..."PERSPECTIVES":"Follow the leadership of the Tatmadaw and strive for all-round development"...FeATURE:"War veteran still hale and hearty"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 June 2005
Date of publication: 29 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Kingdom of Nepal; Myanmar War Veterans Organization Conference continues State/Division representatives discuss five major tasks; 221 gem lots, 1,003 different kinds of jewellery, 2,408 jade lots put on sale Jade, Gems Special Sales (2005) commences; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than looks into performance of regional development, livestock breeding in Bago Div; Minister inspects information functions in Ayeyawady Division; Workshop on Disaster Management held; Energy Minister inspects No 1 refinery in Thanlyin; Counter-media offensive to be launched extensively USDA Basic Journalism Course No 1 opens; DHF control measures taken in Yangon; Milk powder donated to Obstertric, Gynecological and Paediatric Hospital; Representatives to MWVO Conference entertained; Talks on Myanmar Women’s Day held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Committed to national development and defence and security"..."POEM":" May Our War Veterans Be Joyously United" ("...With all of us, brothers and sisters Our Union and us must be successful, This is our determination.")...FEATURE:"MWVO totally dedicated to interests of nation and people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 June 2005
Date of publication: 28 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MWVO a major force that serves as bridge between Tatmadaw and people, to stand as national force with high efficiency and consolidated auxiliary force of Tatmadaw-It is incumbent upon MWVO to strive together with social organizations in service of national development, national defence and security tasks- First day session of Myanmar War Veterans Organization Conference (2005) held; Japan to provide human resources development assistance to Myanmar; Minister inspects Jade and Gem Special Sale 2005; F & R Deputy Minister receives Japanese guests; Bridges on Yangon-Mandalay rail road being upgraded; Garbage trucks converted into CNG vehicles; Five ancient Buddha statues found; Basic Diplomatic Skills Course opens; Talks on Myanmar Women’s Day held in Thanlyin, Hmawby; Traditional medicine course of MPF opens; Shwe Wah Win Anyeint Troupe entertains delegates of MWVO with dances..."PERSPECTIVES":"To root out danger of narcotic drugs"...FEATURE:"Myanmar women on correct national path"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 June 2005
Date of publication: 27 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Considerable success achieved in combating drugs menace during past 5 years - Myanmar will do her utmost to realize objectives of 15-Year Plan - 19th Ceremony of Destruction of Seized Drugs held; Coord Meeting for Organizing MWVO Conference (2005) held; Rail Transportation Deputy Minister arrives back; Deputy Health Minster arrives back from Japan; Preliminary seminars on respective sectors for Myanmar War Veterans Organization Conference(2005) start ; Utilizing own wealth and resources, Myanmar, stepping up all its efforts to eradicate drug abuse and related problems as part of national cause Prizes presented to winners in competitions to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking; Departmental vehicles checked on dry day; New computer showroom, training centre opened; Press Conference on Narcotic Drug Elimination Endeavours of CCDAC held; Winners awarded; Talks on Myanmar Women’s Day given in Yangon Division..."PERSPECTIVES":"Mandalay Division strives to meet million paddy swon acerage in three years"...FEATURE:"MWVO,reserve force of the State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 June 2005
Date of publication: 26 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends fourth convocation of International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University; Increase in seizures of opium and heroin indicates higher efficiency of narcotic task forces; Prizes presented to schools for best performance; Measures for replacing CNG engines coordinated; Delegates to MWVOC visit Shwedagon, Defence Services Museum; THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’S MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAYAGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING 26 June 2005; Commander, Mayor inspect beautifying and sanitation tasks in Yangon City; Matters on enhancement of exporting marine products coordinated; Billboard to mark Myanmar Women’s Day erected; Myanmar Women’s Day commemorative essay contests held; Myanmar Women’s Day commemorative photo contest; Essay contests to mark Myanmar Women’s Day held in entire nation; Gyobyu pipeline put into service in Thuwunna; Certified Public Accounting Course No 27 (Part I) concludes; International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking commemorative talks given; Boxing tournament in commemoration of IOD held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive in harmony for total eradication of narcotic drugs"...FEATURE:"Strong force of Myanmar women equipped with nationalistic fervour"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 June 2005
Date of publication: 25 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Republic of Croatia; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of congratulations to Republic of South Africa; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends message of felicitations to Croatian counterpart; Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends coord meeting on monsoon paddy cultivation in Mandalay Division, inspects progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon); Commander attends ceremony to conclude pre-primary teachership course; Ministry of Industry-2 to send engineers to industrial zones for installation of machines, running of factories; Measures taken for improvement of education and knowledge of all citizens Cash and kind donated to self-reliant village libraries; F&R Minister leaves for PRC; Foreign Affairs Minister sends message of felicitations to Republic of CroatiaLPDR delegation arrives; Ministry of Immigration and Population meets; Free operations given to facially deformed children; CNG Filling Station No 012 put into service; Talks on MWAF held; More delegates to Myanmar War Veterans Organization Conference 2005 arrive; Martial Arts Competition held; New products of Wyn & Sons Co Ltd, MDG Co Ltd launched; Health Minister attends meeting to fight against AIDS/TB/Malaria; C-in-C (Navy)’s Cup Yachting Championship held..."PERSPECTIVES":"For perpetunity of the Union"..."POEM":"Vigilant Hardcore"("...Maternity and Child” in unison -All marching toward objective")...FEATURE:"In perpetual service of the nation and people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 June 2005
Date of publication: 24 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preparations for organizing MWVO Conference-2005 inspected; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects paddy fields in Madaya Township, Marle Nattaung Dam in Singu Township; Commander looks into Shwepyitha Industrial Zone; Lt-Gen Ye Myint attends ceremony to honour title recipient Sayadaws, nuns, lay persons of Mandalay Division; Myanmar delegation back from Singapore; Cash and kind donated to mark Myanmar Women’s Day; Talks on DHF prevention given; SWRR Ministry offers soon to members of Sagha; Prizes of shooting event to mark IOD awarded; Construction of roads and bridges in Magway Division in progress; Measures for enacting law on prevention against trafficking in persons coordinated; National Level ICT Award Contest to be held; MWVO delegates from States and Divisions arrive; Archery competition to mark World Olympic Day held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Make best use of transport facilities for regional and national delevopment"...FEATURE:"Tradational entrepreneurial spirit of Myanma women"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 June 2005
Date of publication: 23 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Reclaim more land, increase water supply to put one million acres of land under monsoon paddy in Mandalay Division; Task for preventing against causing damage to natural gas pipeline across Ayeyawady River inspected; White Rice Restaurant opened at Central Forest Zone of Kandawgyi Gardens; Measures taken for development of urban and rural areas in Kayah State explained; Mindat and Matupi facilitated with 50 miles long repaved road; Minister for Information receives Thai guest; Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; Rail Transportation Deputy Minister leaves for Thailand; UNDP Resident Representative calls on Home Affairs Minister; USDA Secretariat Member tours Kachin State; Religious treatises donated; Mass campaign on DHF prevention carried out in 13 townships of Yangon Division; CEC Member holds meeting with USDA members in Mon State; National policy, State’s development lectured; Indian Embassy provides teaching aids for YU; First, Second and Third Division football tournaments continue..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for boosting agricultural production"...FEATURE:"The attributes of Myanmar women"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 June 2005
Date of publication: 22 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Republic of Cuba; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Syrian Arab Republic; Honorary Patron of Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends tree planting ceremony to hail Myanmar Women’s Day; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects dams in Mandalay Division; Agriculture is first and foremost work for Myanmar people to improve their socio-economic lifeMoyongyi Sluice gate in Waw Township opened; Commerce Minister inspects reclamation in Shan State (South), Mandalay, Sagaing; Minister inspects archaeological edifices; Workshop on Tobacco Control Legislation and Implementation of WHO held; Education Minister receives Cuban Ambassador; Minister U Aung Thaung inspects preparations for MWVO Conference; USDA membership applications submitted, cash donated in Kachin State; Sitparagu & Kabyawidu Book comes out; Stake-driving ceremony held for construction Shwepyi Soe Sasana Beikman; Minister inspects training schools..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work in concert to be able enhance the national economic life"..."POEM" :"Mass of women put national force in the fore"("... ’t is surely that- Which you’ll very well know")...FEATURE:"Significance of Myanmar Women's Day(July 3rd 2005)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 June 2005
Date of publication: 21 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander, Minister meet members of Rakhine State USDA; Health Minister inspects township people’s hospitals in Yangon, Ayeyawady divisions; Seminar held to boost exports, foreign exchange earnings; Myanmar women enter AFC C’ship; Film industry becoming profitable business in the world Arrangements made for providing technical equipment to film world; Deputy FM leaves for Singapore; Deputy Health Minister leaves for Japan; UMFCCI Vice-President and party leave for Thailand; Ministry of Industry-1 honours victorious athelets; Commander inspects development work, hotel services in Ngwehsaung region; Industry-1 Ministry opens courses; Outstanding athletes of Rail Transportation Ministry honoured; Exercise books, pencils donated to monastic education primary schools; Deputy Minister on inspection tour of factories, mills and Win Thuza Shop; Commander inspects sluice gate, dam construction projects in Paung Township; Commander attends work coordination meeting of Shan State (North) Organization for Women’s Affairs; Aerobics exercises demonstrated to mark World Olympic Day; Sports Minister receives outgoing Ambassador..."PERSPECTIVES":"Build a new nation, upholding Our Three Main National Causes"...FEATURE:"Myanmar women with high efficiency"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 June 2005
Date of publication: 20 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein offers rice and alms to members of Sangha of monasteries in Kengtung; Secretary-1 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends opening of village-to-village roads, post-primary school building hailing MWVO Conference; Progress of Yangon Division Vegetable Cultivation and Poultry Farming Special Zone inspected; Minister looks into construction of technical training school, MID Bank in Mandalay; Bago Division (West) Sangha Nayaka Committee elected; USDA provides K 13 million for six BEHSs in Kayan; Self-reliant Khabaung Creek Bridge, Swa Creek Bridge put into service; Minister for Cooperatives meets service personnel of Mon State Cooperative Dept in Mawlamyine; Water pipeline in Thingangyun inaugurated; Soe Myat Min wins 2005 IOC Trophy Sport & Fairplay Award..."PERSPECTIVES":"Stamp out danger of destructive elements"...FEATURE:"Vigour of Myanmar women armed with unyielding spirit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9 MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs2/NLM2005-06-20.html
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 June 2005
Date of publication: 19 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Promote and protect already-achieved better conditions for posterity - Secretary-1 inspects 200-bed General Hospital, Degree College in Kengtung; Commander, Minister attend opening of bridges, street in Kayan Township; FM attends 2nd South Summit for G-77 & China, Special Foreign Ministers Meeting of NAM; A&I Minister receives Australian Ambassador; Measures taken for proper drainage in Yangon City; Stakes driven to build annex of Bio-technology Unit at Pathein University; PBANRDA Minister on inspection tour of Bago; Energy Minister receives guests; Prize-presenting ceremony of Institute of Forestry held; MNA (Central) meets with association branch in Mawlamyine; CEC member attends closing ceremonies of USDA’s courses in Townships, Bago Division; Third collective tree-planting ceremony held in Dagon Myothit; Internal Revenue Dept holds coord meeting; Tubewell put into service in Thingangyun; Educational Project and School Website Competition explained; Mass walk race, competitions held to hail World Olympic Day; Myanmar-China friendly volleyball matches continue..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive in unison for national development"..."POEM":"Enmashed in Myanmar pride"("...We shall stretch out, toward the goal- Who will ever be able to outshine us")...FEATURE:"HAILING THE MYANMAR WOMEN’S DAY (3RD JULY, 2005)-Maternal Strength"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union ofMyanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs2/NLM2005-06-19.htm
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 June 2005
Date of publication: 18 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Implementation of development projects started right from Shan State Entire eastern Shan State developing rapidly with Kengtung as centre of gravity Government Technological College (Kengtung) opened; Officials and local people are to cooperate in carrying out regional development; I & P Minister receives Bangladeshi Ambassador; Coord meeting of second China-ASEAN Trade Fair; UMFCCI officials leave for Thailand; NPE Director (News) back from Thailand; Tax-free markets inspected in Yangon City; Third coord meeting on holding MWVO Conference; GDP Calculation Course opened; Energy Minister inspects natural gas vehicles; Minister receives Chairman of Lumber Mart International; Briefing on Findings of Agriculture Sector Review in Myanmar held; D-G inspects greening tasks in Mandalay Division..."POEM": "Myanmar Women's Day-July 3th" ("...The earth and the sky, bear witness, Rain showers abloom, there is peace, July 3— that’s the day.")..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for ensuring further development of infrastructures"...FEATURE:"Myanmar women who are always sharp and active"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 June 2005
Date of publication: 17 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace, stability, national solidarity alongside combined efforts of government, people and Tatmadaw have resulted in promising future of Shan State Evil legacies such as doubts, development gap left by colonialists can be warded off through more contacts among national brethren Tarkaw-Kengtung Section of Meiktila-Taunggyi-Kengtung-Tachilek Union Highway put into service; Prevalence of law and order, booming of economy and development of human resources are three main factors for development of the nation Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects Kanyin Dam, Ma Mya Dam construction projects; Hydro-electric Power Department, Chinese consortium ink two agreements; H&T Deputy Minister receives Chinese guests; Commander inspects Pathein-Thabaung motor road and pulp plant; Deputy Minister attends coord meeting on examination for disabled children; UMFCCI to participate in Int’l trade fairs abroad; Commander inspects construction of approach railroad at Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine) Project; Shooting tournament to be held to mark Olympic Day; Child Health Orientation Course to be held; DHF prevention and control campaign launched; Quality of Information on Inland Fisheries Workshop and Course opens; Myanmar selected athletes inspected; Myanmar selected athletes inspected; MWAF holds coordination meeting; Myanmar-China friendly volleyball matches continue; Myanmar women’s football team cruise into quarterfinal..."PERSPECTIVES":"Determined to build a peaceful,modern and developed nation"...FEATURE:"Development Committees in the service of people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 June 2005
Date of publication: 16 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to PRC President; Independence and sovereignty are the most valuable heritage of the nation - It is the national duty of all citizens to safeguard the heritage throughout the generation “Our Three Main National Causes” and 12 political, economic and social objectives are the national policy of Myanmar; Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of sympathy to PRC Vice-President; PM Lt-Gen Soe Win sends message of sympathy to Premier of PRC; Panmawady River Bridge (Myinkaseik) to facilitate better transport between Pathein and Myaungmya Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development of agriculture, livestock breeding in Ayeyawady Division; Cash assistance presented to trainees to attend MIS Course No 8; Meeting to introduce Law of Prevention against Trafficking in Persons held; Sagaing Division PDC holds work coordination meeting; Commander attends Nikaya Examination in Myeik; Measures for development of Pathein District discussed; Ceremony to mark success of literacy campaign held in DaikU; Sittway GTC, site of Yegyanbyin Sluice Gate inspected; Mayor inspects water supply project (Ngamoeyeik); Self-reliant library opened; 219 drugs-related cases exposed during May; Complementary copies of Yangon Tourist Map (09-2005) distributed..."PERSPECTIVES":"Myanmar determined to fight against trafficking in persons"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 June 2005
Date of publication: 15 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Marle Nattaung dam to irrigate 10,000 acres in PyinOo Lwin District Minister inspects orchid culturein Mandalay Division; Government investing heavily in industrial zone upgrading project Minister for Industry-1 inspects marble slab factory, Mandalay Industrial Zone; Mass campaign on DHF control launched; 55th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Myanmar & PRC marked; State/division auditors meet; Ministry of Transport offers alms to members of Sangha of State Pariyatti Sasana University (Yangon); Minister inspects auto exchanges in Bago Division (West); Minister for Health inspects extension of Bago General Hospital; Minister receives Alternate Executive Director; Forestry Minister inspects saw mills in Bago, Mandalay Divisions; Measures taken for keeping Yangon City clean and pleasant; Self-reliant libraries opened in Thaton Township; Needy students get textbooks; Paper-reading session on Tsunami; Mayor, Vice-Mayor inspect construction of Hanthawady Golf Driving Range; Myanmar traditional cultural performing arts course ends; D-G inspects IPRD offices; MCEA provides cash assistance to members; Clerical courses opened; Myanmar beat Philippines in Asian Women’s Football Qualifier; Commander-in-Chief (Navy)’s Cup Football Championship ends..."PERSPECTIVES":"Stamp out destructive acts, refute rumours with security awareness"...FEATURE:"Rumours, the tool of terrorist destructionists"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 June 2005
Date of publication: 14 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander and Yangon Mayor open new tube-well in YGH compound; Minister inspects No 1 Copper Mine in Salingyi; Commander-in-Chief (Navy) tours Mali Island, Kyunsu Township in Taninthayi Division; Yeywa hydel-power project inspected; Construction of National Library under way; Irrigation and agricultural facilities inspected in Mandalay Division; Home Affairs Minister meets departmental heads, social organizations in Bago and Hlegu townships; F&R Minister meets service personnel of ministry; Minister inspects industries in Bago Division (West); Construction Minister tours Shan State (South); Work coordination meeting of Yangon Division PDC held; USDA Secretary-General tours Kanyutkwin, Meiktila Townships; British Ambassador donates blood; Jade and Gems Special Sale in June; Tentatively selected archers to participate in XXIII SEA Games encouraged; Deck cadet course concludes; Doekyayywa Journal Vol-2 No 12 comes out; Myanmar youth golf team wins third prize in ASEAN Junior Golf Championship..."PERSPECTIVES":"People's cooperation,key to prevention of destructive acts"...FEATURE:"Thanbaung Pulp Plant, the pride of Ayeyawady Division"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 June 2005
Date of publication: 13 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein accepts cash and kind from wellwishers hailing MWVO Conference; Information Committee holds Press conference 5/2005; What they had concealed got exposed, could not dare to face legal action SSNA Sai Yee and followers joined SSA of opium trafficker, terrorist Ywet Sit...;NPE Director (News) leaves for Thailand; Rail Transporation Deputy Minister back from Japan; Departmental and Tatmadaw vehicles checked on dry day; Responsible organs of the State alone would not be enough to prevent destructive acts, entire people should cooperate with the State organs as national concern; Essay competitions to mark World Population Day held; Chinese men’s volleyball team arrives..."PERSPECTIVES":"For emergence of a peaceful, modern and developed nation"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 June 2005
Date of publication: 12 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates President of the Philippines; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Russian President; Building of Myohla (Tatkon) Dam measuring 2,100 feet by 80 feet in high gear; Prime Minister sends felicitations to the Philippines; Kyaukyedwin Overpass to benefit six townships of Yangon Division; Prime Minister felicitates Russian counterpart; Foreign Minister felicitates Russian counterpart; FM sends felicitations to the Philippines; FM leaves for Qatar; Recreation Zone of Kandawgyi Gardens inaugurated; Measures for regional development discussed; Commander inspects rubber plantation in Homalin; Commander inspects tasks for making Yangon City clean and pleasant; Rakhine State regional development meeting held; Myanmar delegation led by Yangon City Mayor back from PRC; Fund raisers honoured; MOGE opens CNG filling station in N Okkalapa; Commander Looks into World Population Day Commemorative Poster Contest; Commander inspects agricultural tasks in Muse District; Wellwishers honoured at Hninzigon Home for the Aged; Deputy Minister inspects factories..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for emergence of a democratic system in conformity with nation's way of life"...FEATURE:"Grandpa's words of advice"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 June 2005
Date of publication: 11 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Sweden; Matters coordinated for ensuring smooth and secure transport in city; Construction of Shweli Suspension Bridge, Shweli Hydel Power Plant inspected; Home Affairs Minister receives Australian Ambassador; Literati urged to guard against any acts harmful to national interest, write literary works in public interests; Certificates presented to new members of Myanmar Academy of Medical Science; Labour Minister presents cash assistance to children; Energy Minister inspects water supply project tasks in Kungyangon; Tailoring course No 37 of MMCWA opens; Bo tree planted, signboard put up at Hpa-auk Tawya in Hlegu; Grade-I Course for Government staff concludes; Commander launches paddy husk fired power plant in Pyu; Talks on national policy, State’s development; Talks on education for all given; Bago Division GAD holds coord meeting; CEC member performs development of rural education tasks in Natogyi; Provost Marshal’s Trophy Volleyball Tournament concludes; Sports Minister inspects training of archers and rowers; Participation in observance of Myanmar Women’s Day discussed..."PERSPECTIVES":"Safeguard and upgrade development infrasctuctures"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaiton,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (141 Kb)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 June 2005
Date of publication: 10 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Portuguese Republic; Myanmar does not condone the practice of trafficking in persons and is constantly striving to overcome the pernicious practice Myanmar issues announcement regarding 5th annual “Trafficking in Persons Report” issued by US State Department; Moeyungyi sluice gate to benefit over 40,000 acres of farmland; Exhibition in commemoration of 55th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations commences; Appointment of Bangladeshi Ambassador to Myanmar agreed on; 2005-2006 Buddha Dhamma Diploma course opens; Fisheries Department to boost aqua exports; Commander calls for extended cultivation of rubber in Yangon; Commander tours Myaungmya District; Taninthayi Division holds tree planting ceremony; Operations performed on handicapped patients at Myitkyina People’s Hospital; QSS-330 new digital machine introduced; CEC member performs development of Natogyi Township; Teaching-aid publications donated to monastic education; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Entries invited to 16th colour photo contest for 2005; Myanmar to hail Asian Games with Game Fun Run; MHF seeks Bangladeshi cooperation to develop hockey..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work in concert for peace and development of the Union"...FEATURE:"The World Environment Day"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (815 kb)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 June 2005
Date of publication: 09 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Work to be done efficiently, independently with own idea without relying on government assistance Success in sight with skill, investment and unity of private entrepreneurs; Minister inspects railway stations, factories, meets service personnel; U Myo Lwin accredited to Republic of Korea; U Thet Win presents credentials to Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia; U Hla Myint accredited to Japan; U Saw Hla Min accredited to French Republic; Myanmar delegation returns home; Information Deputy Minister receives Japanese guest; Information Minister meets with patrons, members of MMPA; Construction Minister inspects Myitnge bridge construction; Vice-Mayor calls for development works to meet target; Workshop on National Strategy for Energy Integration and Rural Development held; Pyu period Buddha statues unearthed; Instructions of Information Minister clarified..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards deeper bilateral friendship and cooperation"...FEATURE:"Success of Myanmar's anti-narcotics drive"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 June 2005
Date of publication: 08 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Heads of State of Myanmar and PRC exchange messages of felicitations on 55th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations; Messages exchanged between Deputy Heads of State of Myanmar, PRC; Prime Ministers exchange messages of felicitations; Fruits of progress results of farsighted guidance of Head of State Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects construction of Maha Ratthabhisamaggi Pagoda in Panglong; Basic education schools and universities and colleges opened for local youths to achieve educational opportunities in every region of country Secretary-1 meets AGTI Diploma holders and arts and science degree holders; Myanmar and Chinese FM exchange messages of felicitations; Myanmar delegation leaves for Japan; Myanmar Hockey athletes leave for Bangladesh; Commander inspects upgrading of roads; Management personnel grade (4/5) course No 1 opens; Minister inspects PonnyaTaung Tunnel construction project; Myanmar wins gold, silver in invitational Sepak Takraw Tourney; Sepak Takaraw athletes perform demonstration..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for regional and national development by making the most of development foundations"...FEATURE:"Honouring the 7th Conference of Myanmar Health Assistants Association"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 June 2005
Date of publication: 07 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Above-ground and external destructionists perpetrating conspiracies through political means and terrorism - With vision and awareness, national people will have to ward off destructive schemes and slanders of minions; Greening of Yangon and 30-mile radius under way to become Garden City of SEA; Destructionists spreading rumours to frighten public and manipulate prices for self-interest - Authorities rushed to rumoured sites in time, found that fabrications were groundless- Public security constantly supervised, authentic news issued - Public urged to participate in warding off destructive elements; Myanmar delegation returns home; Information Minister receives ambassadors; Minister calls for meeting and exceeding production target; Deputy Energy Minister inspects filling stations in Kengtung; Showroom of Aungthabye Co Ltd opened in Thingangyun; Shan State (East) WVO holds Preliminary Conference (2005)..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for further development of industrial sector"...FEATURE:"Myanmar, garden of fascinating flowers in full bloom"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 June 2005
Date of publication: 06 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: PM urges local industrialists to try to develop their industries including foundry shops on self-reliance basis, to seek local and foreign markets;260,000 saplings planted in Taikkyi Station;Myanmar commercial delegation leaves for China; Shan State (North) WVO Preliminary Conference (2005) held; Myanmar Sepak Takraw team cruises into three-men regu event final; Myanmar goodwill delegation leaves for PRC; Cash donated for offering gold foils to Shwedagon Pagoda; Monks who passed Tipitakadhara selection exam honoured; Course concludes at Abbot Training School; Commander attends opening Gyobyu Model Village in Taikkyi Township; Commander on inspection tour of Hinthada District; Development of Thaton District inspected; Implementation of Multi-purpose Diesel Engine Factory Project (Thagaya) in progress; Progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) Project inspected; Commander tours Mongkhat, Mongyan, Mongyu; Construction of water treatment plant in Mandalay inspected; MPF Chess Competition concludes; On-job training course of MPF winds up; Myanmar tennis players to compete in Asian 14/U Series; Myanmar Youth Team meets Thai Youth Team..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively take part in national development tasks"...FEATURE:"MWVO, national-defence reserve force"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 June 2005
Date of publication: 05 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pariyatti is important like root of a tree without which fruits and flowers cannot flourish Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend ceremony to honour members of the; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends Myanmar War Veterans Central Organizing Committee regular meeting 4/2005; Yangon Division celebrates World No-Tobacco Day; UMFCCI General Secretary meets Chinese delegation; Measures taken to spruce up Yangon City; Doktawady Bridge (Nawnghkio) construction and regional development tasks inspected; Pipelines put into service in Thingangyun; Talks given to commemorate World No-Tobacco Day; Lucky draw winners honoured; Wellwishers invited to rebuilding of Kaunghmudaw ancient pagoda..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive in unity for environmental conservation"...FEATURE:"Only if objective condictions of Myanmar are viewd in right perspective"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC( News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 June 2005
Date of publication: 04 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Smooth and secure transport in Yangon Division coordinated; Prosecutor course concludes; Commander inspects regional development tasks in Kya-in-Seikkyi; Commander meets departmental staff of Langkho; Ministry of Health meets; Laying of gas pipelines, fertilizer plant and Pyay oil field inspected; Foreign ambassadors call on A & I Minister; UMFCCI executives leave for China; ASEAN Radio Quiz for May held; ‘Soon’ offered to monks of SPSU; Stipends provided to 28 students from 14 townships of Yangon East District; School-enrollment day ceremony held in Kachin State; Work coord meeting of Livestock and Fisheries Ministry held; Meeting for teaching disabled children held; Win Thuzar Shop (Thandaunggyi) inaugurated; Wellwishers invited to rebuilding of Kaunghmudaw ancient pagoda; Reminder for vessels plying in river; Talk given to hail World No-Tobacco Day; State’s seven-point Road-Map; Talks on women and environmental conservation held; MOC Chairman’s Cup and 36th ISD A-Class Boxing Tournaments wind up; Olympic Day Commemorative Body Building and Physical Culture Contests 2 July; Myanmar upset Sweden with 3-0 victory; Seventh MOC Chairman’s Cup Weightlifting Championship 26-27 June..."PERSPECTIVES": "Set up import-substitute industries"...FEATURE:"Have positive attitude in brocasting news"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 3 June 2005
Date of publication: 03 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives US Military Attaché and his successors; Commander meets with departmental personnel, passengers bound for Cocogyun Township; Kyaukyedwin oerpass project inspected; Boost oil production to meet local demand; Cooperatives Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador; Deputy Foreign Minister arrives back; Deputy Foreign Minister leaves for Singapore; Indian Defence Services sports teams leaves; 16th Country Coordinating Mechanism Meeting held; Commander inspects progress and production of Shwepaukkan Industrial Zone; Fire engines donated to Fire Services Department; Chin State WVO’s preliminary meeting held; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Seminar on Community of South East Asian Nations held; TV retransmission station opens in Dotphoneyan in Kachin State; Follow-up news; World Environmental Day essay competition winners announced; Provost Marshal’s trophy volleyball; Myanmar swimmer takes part in SEA c’ship; Cash and kind donated to MWAF hailing Myanmar Women’s Day..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively take part in the anti-tobacco campaign...FEATURE:"A review of the multi-party democracy general election on its 15th anniversary"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 2June 2005
Date of publication: 02 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Italian President; Secretary-1 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein enjoys Myanmar-India friendly football match; Commander, Minister visit Mandalay industrial zone; UDNR courses for 2005-2006 open; Research and Plant Propagation Farms inspected in Paung, Thaton; Home Affairs Minister receives UNHCR Head; Myanmar, Thailand sign MoU on hydel-power projects; Diploma in Buddha Dhamma conferred on trainees; Library & museum of UDNR put into service; Tatmadawmen urged to conduct agriculture, livestock breeding undertakings to increase social welfare funds; Staff honoured for helping bomb victims; Road and bridge construction sites inspected; Workshop on promotion of anti-AIDS campaign held; Deputy Minister for Information meets IPRD personnel in Taunggyi; World Population Day poster, essay and colour photos competitions to be held; Military Code of Conduct Competition held; CSSTB Chairman inspects CICS (Upper Myanmar); Follow-up news; Service Book available..."PERSPECTIVES":"Preserve acient cultural heritage as national duty"...FEATURE:"They can't get away easily"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 1June 2005
Date of publication: 01 June 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: A & I Minister inspects research divisions; World No-tobacco Day 2005 observed; Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Sagaing, Mandalay Divisions; Forestry Minister inaugurates wood-based industries; Ministry of Cooperatives holds work coordination meeting; Chinese Sayadaw and disciples leave; Ambassador appointed to Malaysia; Ambassador appointed to Republic of Singapore; Yangon Command Commander, Mayor oversee measures for beautifying and greening of Yangon City; Shan State (South) War Veterans Organization Preliminary Conference (2005) held; Banks Supervisory Committee and Myanmar Banks Association hold 70th meeting; Pyu period artefacts unearthed in Mongmao; Forestry Ministry team wins Federation Cup; Minister inspects development tasks in Pantanaw, Myaungmya, Einme; Construction of Pampawady River Bridge (Myinkaseik) under way; USDA Basis Organizational Course concludes; Health education talks conducted; Minister meets staff under Ministry of Mines; First four-monthly meeting of MAPT held; Translation manuscript award contest; Macadam road inaugurated in Myaungmya; Do-kyeywa Journal in circulation; Friendly volleyball match held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Server the interest of the people and the nation conscientiously"...FEATURE:"Crocodiles conservation at Main Ma Hla Island"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 31 May 2005
Date of publication: 31 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: USDA members to serve interest of the State and people conscientiously when the nation is making progress Strive to win trust and love of the people and become a national force representing the people; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein receives Indian guests; Industry-1 minister inspects Salingyi Textile Factory, Monywa Industrial Zone; Transport Minister urges officials to try to hit the target of transport sector; F&R minister receives Korean Ambassador; Mayor receives Vietnamese delegation; Electric Power Minister leaves for Thailand; Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand; Secretary-1 hosts dinner in honour of athletes of Indian Armed Forces football and volleyball associations; MWVO Conference billboard erected; MSLE holds coord meeting; Cash and kind donated to victims of bomb blast by MMCWA; Officials urged to exceed project’s goal for 2005-2006 at work coord meeting; Friendly match ends in goalless draw; Projects for 2004-2005 of Ministry of Forestry implemented; All-township school enrollment day celebrated in Mingaladon Township; School enrolment day celebrated in Kyimyindine, Hlaingthaya; USDA CEC member tours Ayeyawady Division; Lashio hails WVO conference; Ancient pagoda renovated; Presiding Sayadaw of Pariyatti Paragu Kyaungtaik in Gwa passes away; Religious Affairs Minister receives Chinese Buddhist delegation..."PERSPECTIVES":"Live by the theme of this year's World No-Tobacco Day"...FEATURE:"Developing Mon State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 May 2005
Date of publication: 30 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industry-1 Minister inspects Pakokku Textiles Factory (Project); Energy Minister checks maintenance of Pyay-Seiktha gas pipes; Over K 50 billion invested in factories in Hlinethaya Industrial Zone Commander inspects import-substitute products, export items of factories; Preliminary conference of Ayeyawady Division WVO (2005) held; Pun Hlaing International Hospital inaugurated; Title recipient Sayadaw honoured; Commander attends sapling planting ceremony in Bago Station, inspects Irrigation facilities of Lagunbyin Dam; Dry day inspection teams discharge duties; CECmember of USDA Brig-Gen Than Htay attends opening ceremony of Kywetalin BEHS (Branch); Paper reading session on health held; Kyauktada Township school enrolment day ceremony held; Merits shared for completion of Wainayya Thukha Dhammayon; Self-reliant village libraries put into service in Mudon Township; Symposium held at Traders Hotel; Myanmar baseball delegation leaves for Switzerland..."PERSPECTIVES":"Enhance socio-economic life of rural people through better transport"...FEATURE:"World No-Tobacco Day 2005: Health professionals against tobacco"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 May 2005
Date of publication: 29 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Sanitation, dredging work inspected; Myanmar delegation attended 58th World Health Conference; Foreign Affairs Minister back from Republic of Korea; PBANRD holds coord meeting; Mayor inspects city development tasks; Over 40,000 saplings planted in Indaing Station; Basic summer course of Yangon Division performing arts concludes; Mayor attends opening of school building of BEPS No 16 in Dagon Myothit North Township; Follow-up news; Blood and cash donated to defence services hospitals; Judicial coordination meeting of Mon State held; Course on applied accounting & management opens; Education Minister attends launching township school enrolment programmes; Deputy Education Minister attends school enrolment day ceremony of Seikkan Towship; Insein Township School Enrolment Programme launched; Prevention against infection of HIV from mother to child explained; Talks on health of sub-working group of MWAF held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Further promote friendship and cooperation between Myanmar and SRV"...FEATURE:"Developing transport in Kachin State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 May 2005
Date of publication: 28 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Messages of felicitations exchanged between Heads of State on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Union of Myanmar and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Commander meets with trainees bound for UDNR; Myanmar and Vietnamese Prime Ministers exchange felicitations; Coord meeting of alternate chairmen of NC Plenary Session held; Indian army football and volleyball teams arrive; Chinese Sayadaw and disciples arrive; Myanmar and Vietnamese Foreign Ministers exchange felicitations; Health Minister arrives back from Switzerland; A&I Minister receives UNDP Resident Representative, Pakistan Ambassador; Minister meets factory general managers, principals; Yangon Division Cartoon, Painting and Poster Competition to mark IDADAIT held; School-going children in Dalla, Thakayta enrolled with education facilities; Commerce Ministry honours outstanding staff; New school building handed over; Thai guests call on Deputy Minister for Culture; Self-reliant libraries opened in Thaton District & books donated; Books, cash donated for self-reliant libraries; MWAF, Patrons of State/Division OWAs donate books and cash; Bo Tree planted in precinct of Maha Shwemyintin Pagoda in PyinOoLwin; MWAF donates cash to hospitals; Counselling Training Course ends; Water supply tasks for PyinOoLwin inspected; Preliminary Conference 2005 of Rakhine State War Veterans Organization held; Baseball equipment provided to MBF..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively participate in national defence and development tasks"...FEATURE:"Row in harmony and unison (2)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 May 2005
Date of publication: 27 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industry-1 Minister inspects Bicycle factory (Yangon); Reception held to mark 30th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Vietnam; General Administration Department holds coord meeting; MAS disseminates cultivation methods; Forestry Ministry reviews work; Information, public relations services continual need for public following national path Work Efficiency Course (Officer) No 2/2005 of IPRD concludes; Deputy Foreign Minister U Kyaw Thu leaves for Thailand; Lunch hosted to Indo-Myanmar CCI Chairman, members; Indian Embassy provides wheel chairs for MWAF; Myanmar, India to boost bilateral trade; Thirimingalar Shwechantha Mwaydaw Pagoda’s Shwehtidaw hoisting ceremony held in Hopone Township; Industry-1’s training courses conclude; Ministry of Construction continues coordination meeting; Prevention against bank erosion in Nyaungdon inspected; Commander inspects development of Yinmabin Township; Pipelines put into service in Thingangyun Township; Stipends provided for State/Division MCWA Supervisory Committees; Amara Media Office opened; DAD D-G tours Mandalay Division; AHK Product Co Ltd introduces new product; Medicines, medical equipment donated to MMCWA..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for emergence of a modern and developed nation"...FEATURE:"Crush inhumane saboteurs with people's strength"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 May 2005
Date of publication: 26 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMECTIC NEWS: USDA basic organizer course concludes; Alternate Chairmen of National Convention Plenary Session meet; Progress of work explained at coord meeting of Construction Ministry; U Nyunt Maung Shein presents credentials to D-G of UN in Geneva; Governor of Yunnan Province and party leave; Environmental Conservation Committee meets; Poster contest postponed to 27 May; Egyptian delegation leaves; Indian information delegation concludes visit; Pakistani delegation concludes visit; Industry-2 Ministry reviews work; Work coord meeting of Finance and Revenue Ministry continues; Training and competition of athletes inspected; CPT Ministry holds coord meeting; Information Minister urges officials to print school exercise books as scheduled; Home Affairs Minister receives Governor of Yunnan Province; Teaching aids for blind and deaf children; Reminder to offshore and coastal trawlers; MWJA CEC meeting held; 12 girls — human-trafficking victims — handed over to families in Tachilek..."PERSPECTIVES":"Root out the danger of narcotic drugs once and for all"...FEATURE:"Dawn at Asin village"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 May 2005
Date of publication: 25 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Argentinal; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein receives Governor of Yunnan Province; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Argentina; Special sale of jade and gems on 28 June; Commander attends competitions to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking; SWRR Minister receives UNICEF Regional Director; Pakistani delegation visits CICS; Mon State War Veterans Organization Preliminary Conference 2005 held; Indian information delegation visits MRTV, Myanma Gems Museum; Myanmar-Korean entrepreneurs hold discussions; A & I Minister receives Yunnan Province Governor; Kayin State PDC Chairman inspects agricultural and construction tasks in Hpa-an Township; Construction Minister inspects Dokhtawady Bridge (Nawnghkio) project; Mass activities on prevention of diarrhoea performed; Workshop on drugs trade rules ends; Education Minister receives UNICEF Regional Director; Fifty armed group members exchanged arms for peace from January to April 2005; Myanma Travel and Tour facilitates trips for local travellers; Tourist Guide course No 34 opens; C-in-C (Air)’s Championship Shield Table Tennis tourney concludes..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for all-round development for the Union with Union siprit"...FEATURE:"Success of democracy transition through mutual undertanding and perpetual cooperation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 May 2005
Date of publication: 24 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Minister for Transport inspects Thamada Pilot Vessel; L & F Minister inspects fish breeding in Maubin; Ministry of Finance & Revenue holds work coordination meeting; Myanmar delegation attends Ministerial Meeting on Regional Drug Control Cooperation in Cambodia; Egyptian delegation arrives; FM leaves for ROK; Minister receives Indian guests; Education Minister receives Assistant Foreign Minister of Egypt; Pakistani delegation calls on CSSTB Chairman; Indian Information delegation tours downtown Yangon; Buddhist delegation back from Thailand; Agreements between Industry-1 and S’porean companies inked; F&R Minister receives Japanese guests; AHTN second meeting at Traders Hotel; USDA CEC members tour Kawa, Bago; Commander, ministers inspect agricultural tasks in Lashio; Magway Division War Veterans Organization Preliminary Conference 2005 held; Diving qualifier held; Archaeologists unearth fossilized bones in old Hanlin Town; Seafarer Assistance (Novice) Basic Training Course No 1/2005 opened..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for more regional development,walking along the path of eternal peace"...FEATURE:"Good Old Saying"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 May 2005
Date of publication: 23 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Shwedagon Pagoda consecrated; Fullmoon Day of Kason (Buddha Day) observed by pouring water to Bo trees; Minister inspects jute and kenaf plantations; Agreement signed for implementation of Taungtha Knitting Factory Project; Deputy Transport Minister arrives back; Indian information delegation arrives; Shwehtidaw hoisted atop Muniramarune MyoU Pawdawmu Shwezedidaw in Maubin; 4th ceremony of pouring water to Bo Tree held; International Day against Durg Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Commemorative - Computer Arts Competition held; Commander inspects agricultural and construction work in Lashio; CEC members open tubewells for sufficient water supply; North-West Command Commander inspects agricultural tasks in Dabayin, YeU; Prize-presentation ceremony of Ayeyawady Division Maternal and Child Welfare Supervisory Committee held; Billboard hailing MWVO conference erected in Shan State (East); Lectures on national policy and State’s seven-point road map; Respect paying ceremony held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Stamp out machination of destructive elements"...FEATURE:" Do utmost at opportune time in interest of State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 May 2005
Date of publication: 22 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Till now, efforts have to be made with added momentum to eliminate poppy cultivation and reduce development gap among the regions in Shan State- Thanlwin Bridge (Tapar) on Kutkai-Tarmonye-Mongsi-Tarshwehtan Road opens; Factories in Indagaw Industrial Zone inspected; Sagaing Division WVO Preliminary Conference held; Sanitation, upgrading tasks inspected in Yangon City; Commander inspects paddy plantation and foundry plant in Mandalay; Tubewell, rural health care unit opened in Budalin; Commander inspects regional development tasks; Billboard set up to hail WVO Preliminary Conference 2005; CECmember of USDA Brig-Gen Than Htay attends concluding ceremonies of summer courses; Forum for General Practice Family Medicine; Preliminary Conference of Bago Division (West) WVO 2005 held; Waterworks (Pyawbwezu) in commission; Proficiency Course trainees on excursion of Museums; Ceremony to honour Tipitakadhara Sayadaws 5 June..."PERSPECTIVES":"Kason Fullmoon Day, Buddha Day"...FEATURE:"Myanmar religious buildings in Lumbini Region"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 May 2005
Date of publication: 21 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National unity further cemented despite all divisive attempts SSNA Brigade-19 unconditionally exchange arms for peace; All need to safeguard, protect the motherland from acts of fugitive Sao Hkam Hpa and accomplices who are making attempts to secede Shan State from the Union with alien instigations and incitement; By unconditionally exchanging arms for peace and making eternal peace with State, all the group members will lead a life side by side with the people; Peace, stability, rule of law key to regional development; Mines Minister receives Korean Ambassador; Unconditional exchange of arms for peace of U Gon Khay of SSNA Brigade-19 will contribute not only to the group’s development but also to that of Nampaung region itself; Dream has come true. U Gon Khay and U Kham Shan of SSNA Brigade-19 and his men unconditionally exchanged arms for peace; Measures on Organizing Tipitakadhara Tipitaka Kovida honouring ceremony coordinated; Matters coordinated to ensure smooth and secure transport; CEC member tours Sagaing Division; Internal Revenue Department holds coord meeting; Coord meeting of alternate Chairmen of NC Plenary Session held; NCCWC meets with alternate chairmen of NC Plenary Session; Transport Minister attends 61st Annual Meeting of ESCAP; Preliminary Conference of Bago Division WVO 2005 held; Special Appellate Bench hears Special Appeal cases; Follow-up news; Entries invited for Pakokku U Ohn Pe Literary Award Contest 2005..."PERSPECTIVES":"Actively take part in nation-building endeavours"...FEATURE:"Tatmadaw and people will crush all enemies, while living in unity and amity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 May 2005
Date of publication: 20 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe receives Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Military Affairs of Thailand; Billboard erected to hail MWVO conference; Caps presented to trainees of Nurse and Midwifery Training School in Myitkyina; Rice, oil, clothes donated for youth training school in Mawlamyine; Paingkyon TV retransmission station airs programmes; Forestry Minister attends ceremony to honour victorious athletes; Vietnamese Ambassador calls on Information Minister; Appointment of Iranian Ambassador agreed on; Deputy Minister for Information receives Thai guests; General Secretary of UMFCCI meets Chinese guests; Self-reliant libraries mushrooming in Gangaw District; MYANMAR GAZETTE; Deputy Rail Transportation Minister attends work coord meetings; MWVO Conference billboard erected in Sagaing Division; Contest to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held; Workshop on production of learning aids commences; Ash of Naya Sayadaw put into Ayeyawady River; Course for basic health care with traditional medicine concludes; Commander attends Shan State inter-middle school soccer tourney; Construction tasks in Ayethaya Industrial Zone inspected; Harvesting ceremony of Shwe Yin Aye summer paddy model plot held in Shan State (East); Wellwishers present stipends for students to MWAF..."PERSPECTIVES":"To supply clean water to rural people"...FEATURE:"Asian-African cooperation based on Bandung spirit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union ofMyanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 May 2005
Date of publication: 19 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Australian Ambassador; Seed-sowing ceremony held; Annual meeting of Yangon Division MCWSC held; School enrolment day observed at Aungmingala BEPS in Hmawby; Ministry of Rail Transportation holds first four-monthly coord meeting; Commander, Minister oversee forests, nurseries, greening tasks in Sagaing Division; Deputy Minister leaves for Cambodia to attend drug control meeting; Myanmar Buddhist delegation leaves for Thailand; Information Minister receives Indian guests; Minister receives UN Coordinator; Appointment of Nepalese Ambassador agreed on; Messages of felicitations exchanged between the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar and ROK; Construction of roads, bridges in Ayeyawady Division inspected; 1st meeting of UMFCCI Executive Committee held; CEC member tours Mon State; Bhaddanta Sumanabhivamsa passes away; Coordination meeting on development affairs committees winds up; Hole-in-one; Health education talks held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards a peaceful,modern,developed and discipline-flourishing democracy"..."POEM": "Building up strength is the only answer" ("...Peaceful, for sure - Hands firmly held, with good zeal - Let’s do it with zest, my brothers.)...FEATURE:"Because of conspiracy destructive elements"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union ofMyanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 May 2005
Date of publication: 18 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 visits bomb blast victims receiving medical treatment; Commander, mayor look into Yangon City upgrading work; A & I Minister inspects jute factory in Myaungmya, river water pumping project, paper mill in Maubin; Annual work coordination meeting of Development Affairs Committees held; MCC holds User Conference 2005; Myanmar industry delegation visits industries in China; Mayor receives Vietnamese Ambassador; F&R Minister receives Chinese Ambassador; Commander inspects regional development in Lashio; Council of Culture Universities holds meeting; MMA Conference Organizing Committee to discuss with pharmaceutical agents; Refresher Course No 11 for Officers concludes; C-in-C (Air)’s trophy Table Tennis Tourney held in Meiktila; Development undertakings supervised in Ma-ei of TaungupTownship; Self-reliance libraries opened in Loikaw Township; Consecration and merit-sharing ceremony for Shwedagon Pagoda coordinated; 57th Tipitaka Kovida Title Recipient Offering Ceremony on 4 June; Sports Minister encourages Myanmar athletes..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for regional development and improvement of local people's socio-economic life...FEATURE:"Let us crush terrorist with people's strength"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union ofMyanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2005
Date of publication: 17 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Clean water supply project keeps rural people free from water-borne diseases,enables them to save time - labour Development Affairs Department holds coordination meeting; A&I Minister inspects water pumping project, industrial zone in Myaungmya; Title recipient Buddhist monks honoured; L & F Minister tours Taninthayi Division i Division; Textbook Printing and Distribution Committee holds work coordination meeting; Industry-1 Minister receives Korean ambassador; Cultural Minister receives Korean and Vietnamese ambassadors; Myanmar entrepreneurs leave for Thailand; Papers of Myanmar resource persons chosen by IAEA; Salingyi Textile Factory, Monywa Industrial Zone’s construction tasks under inspections; Lecturers of Travel Industry Course honoured; Forestry Minister inspects choosing of sites for plywood factories; Tarring of Yangon-Mandalay Highway road section, construction of Sittoung bridge (Moatpalin) inspected; The entire national people unanimously denounce the deceitful terrorist acts of Sao Hkam Hpa and accomplices; Spoken English course of IWT concludes; New products of Aungmyitta company introduced; General banking services course opened; TV retransmission station launched in Tagaung; Presiding Nayaka Sayadaw of Myanmar-Sirlankarama Monastery passes away..."PERSPECTIVES":"Stand united for perpetuation of national sovereignty"...FEATURE:" Crush destructive elements committing atrocities in the name of democracy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union ofMyanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 May 2005
Date of publication: 16 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: On completion of Pyapon bridge, Pyapon-Dedaye-Kungyangon-Kawhmu-Dalla motor road will emerge- Prime Minister inspects Pyapon Bridge and Pammawady river crossing Bridge (Myinkaseik) construction projects; Destructive act of expatriate Sao Hkam Hpa and group is not separate incident but continuation of a series of acts committed constantly following dictates from outside...; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends consecration ceremony of Maha Dhammikayon Pariyatti Sarthintaik (Kyaikpi Kyaung) Maha Vijayakari five-storey Beikmandawgyi; Myanmar delegation arrives back; Minister to attend World Health Conf; Minister for Transport leaves for Thailand; Information Committee of State Peace and Development Council holds Press Conference No 4/2005; Government wishes to restore peace and it always opens door for peace negotiations, still dealing with the KNU Press Conference No 4/2005 held; Mayor inspects water supply project (Ngamoeyeik); Minister inspects railroad construction..."PERSPECTIVEs": "Unity of the State, people and Tatmadaw"...
Language: English
Subscribe: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (89 kb)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 May 2005
Date of publication: 15 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nation's industrial sector contributes to annual development by 24 per cent on average in recent years - Greater efforts to be exerted for transition from agro-based nation to industrialized one Thabaung Pulp Plant (200-ton) commissioned into service; Announcement on secession of Shan State from Union by Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts denounced in mass rally held in Hsenwi, Lashio District, Shan State (North); To live together in the Union in unity and amity is wish of entire national people; Local people cannot stand such evil acts and aims posing grave dangers to nation and people Rally reflects local residents' real attitude to announcement of fugitives; Lt-Gen Ye Myint on tour of Mandalay Division; Myanmar-Korea Business Forum held; Collusion between traitor Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts and SSA of Ywet Sit will not benefit the nation and the people; Local people outraged by despicable acts of KNU, KNPP, SSA, NCGUB; All Shan nationals do not accept secession of Shan State from the Union; Education Zone, Fresh Water Fish Garden commissioned; Coord meeting of MAS held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Towards systematic mining of gems without causing environmental deterioration"...FEATURE:"Discussion of pensioners 10 - (Continued from yesterday)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 May 2005
Date of publication: 14 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Belgium; Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe accepts Canadian Ambassador’s credentials; Encouragement is to be given to make more ornaments such as figurines, paintings and other household items in addition to production of jewelry Secretary-1 addresses coord meeting on development of Myanma gems industry; Mass rally to denounce announcement on secession from Union by Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts held in Hsipaw, Kyaukme District, Shan State (North); Lt-Gen Ye Myint tours Mandalay Division; People are expressing the truth at the rally and should warn the perpetrators to end their wicked plan; Sawbwas bullied, dominated, ill-treated and oppressed local people in Shan State; No one supports traitor Sao Hkam Hpa and his group; Sao Hkam Hpa’s so-called parallel government has become drug bandit one; The entire people can’t stand idly by acts of terrorist insurgents; GDP of Shan State (South) increases to K 137.8 billion, and per capita income, K 152,835 in 2004-2005 Local youth can learn basic and higher education at 40 BEHSs, with Lashio Degree College, GTC, GCC within their reach; MWAF officials comfort patients at hospitals; Billboard erected to hail MWVO Conference 2005; Arid zones greening tasks inspected in Sagaing Division; Minister inspects bridge construction; Mystery of Snow film being staged; Seminar on Coffee Quality in Myanmar held; Basic photographic course to be opened; Billboard hailing MWVO Conference 2005 put up in Hpa-an..."PERSPECTIVES":"Ward off desctrictive acts in accord with fout-point people's desire...POEM:"Miscalculation leads to shame" ("...The plot was carefully laid, The character aptly chosen,The stage-manager’s act went berserk, What a damn shame")...Feature:"Discussion of pensioners 10)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 May 2005
Date of publication: 13 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: However powerful the forces instigating a handful of terrorists from behind are, constructive strength of the people will win over destructive groups Kayan Sluice Gate put into commission; Locals in Kengtung Township, Shan State (East) denounce announcement on secession of Shan State from Union by Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts; Perpetrators working under colonialists’ directives to break up Union; Should national solidarity break up, the nation will definitely lose sovereignty; Lt-Gen Maung Bo oversees Crumb Rubber Factory, Kataik Dam Project, Sittoung Paper Mill; MRTV Director-General arrives back; Pantapwinttaung Sayadaw to be honoured; Sao Hkam Hpa, cohorts declare parallel government but acting like bandits; Local people of Shan State (East) opposes and denounces the announcement on secession plan of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts; All the national people in Kengtung unanimously condemn and oppose announcement of the secession of Shan State from the Union by renegade Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts; Youth from State/Division USDA report regional developments; International Nurses Day 2005 observed; Kachin State WVO Preliminary Conference 2005 held; Billboard erected to hail Taninthayi Division WVO Preliminary Conference; Myanmar delegation attends Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Meeting on the Advancement of Women; Myanma Livestock & Fisheries Development Bank to hold 10th annual general meeting..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost production through systematic use of water resources"...FEATURE:"World Hypertension Day"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 May 2005
Date of publication: 12 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates President of Israel; Prime Minister sends felicitations to Israel; The Union of Myanmar - The State Peace and Development Council -The Law Amending the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923(The State Peace and Development Council Law No 4/ 2005)- The 4th Waxing Day of Kason 1367 ME(11th May, 2005); All 54 million people of more than 100 national races in the nation are protesting with one voice against destructive acts of expatriate Sao Hkam Hpa and accomplices Mongnaung in Loilem District, Shan State (South) denounces announcement on secession from Union; Members of Bago Division (West) USDA have been implementing development tasks in rural areas Every region in Magway Division is peaceful and has developed - Mandalay Division USDA opens cultural and moral character courses to new generation youth All the local people thank the Government for opening of Mawlamyine bridge; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon) Project; Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends cash donation ceremony in Mon State; U Than Tun accredited to Italy; Foreign Minister sends felicitations to Israel; Some of former sawbwas tried to break up Union with federal policy in 1961-62; Since a long time ago renegade Sao Hkam Hpa has turned his back on motherland and stayed abroad in luxury, squandering the savings dishonestly earned by his parents when they were sawbwas; The local people living in Mongnaung Township never secede from the Union Those who also try to do will be warded off regarding as enemies; Local people from Mongnaung Township abhor destructive terrorist SSA and expatriates who killed the people, burnt down and robbed property and recruited new members for their army; All the people of the region had to suffer from the destructive acts of exiled insurgents; F&R Deputy Minister inspects banking services; Dam projects inspected; Minister U Aung Thaung and Brig-Gen Lun Thi receive Chinese guests; Myanmar delegation arrives back; UNIC(Yangon) issues announcement; Seed sowing ceremony of Yangon Station held; National Education Promotion Seminar 2005 (Mandalay) commences; CNG Filling Station No 010 commissioned; Entries for brilliant performance in environmental conservation invited; MOC Chairman’s Trophy Boxing Tournament, ISD U-18 Boxing Championships 24 May-3 June..."PERSPECTIVES":"Safeguard the Union for its perennial existence"...FEATURE:"Discussion of pensioners 9"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 May 2005
Date of publication: 11 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Convention Convening Commission Meeting No 2/2005 held; Traitors to the nation lacking Union Spirit, patriotism and nationalistic sentiment always resort to all possible wicked means to wreck -UnionMongrai in Lashio District denounces announcement on secession from Union; Members of Chin State USDA endeavouring for regional development in cooperation with locals Govt has provided assistance on implementation of development tasks in Sagaing Division Taninthayi Division- USDA will continue to participate actively in public welfare services Members of Bago (East) USDA determined to participate in rural development and nation-building tasks; Myanmar delegation arrives back; Cash donated to Monyin Vipasana; Main building of GTC (Mawlamyine) put up; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development task in Mon State; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win on tour of Kyaikkhami, Lamine; Union Spirit consists of noble mind, positive attitude and the spirit of cherishing the motherland; The mass of Mongrai Township will never accept acts and expressions of descendants of self-seeking renegade Sao Kham Hpa; There is not even a single piece of truth in the acts of Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts; Renegade Sao Hkam Hpa, cohorts making false announcements, news reports through some foreign media, Internet; All the national people of Mongrai totally oppose and denounce the announcement of the secession of Shan State from the Union by renegade Sao Kham Pha and his cohorts; Minister Maj-Gen Htay Oo encourages summer paddy harvest, collection of per acre yield; Water supply tasks in Magway Division inspected; 258 drug-related cases exposed in April..."PERSPECTIVES": "Abort any attempt to disintegrate the Union"...POEM:"Why did they do like that" ("...No matter who dies, it’s alright if I survive - With that in mind, and dirty plan - What they did, inhumanely - We can automatically know")...Feature:"Be on alert against destructionists"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 May 2005
Date of publication: 10 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives General Officer Commanding of 3rd Corps of Indian Armed Forces Lt-Gen Daljeet Singh and party; Entire national people do not accept the acts of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts misled people that out of 56 townships 48 supported announcement of secession from Union Laikha Township, Shan State (South), holds mass rally to oppose and condemn announcement of secession of Shan State from Union; Youth Seminar of Union Solidarity and Development Association held in Bagan Archaeological Region Development in states and divisions presented and discussed Youth pledge to march towards peaceful, modern and developed nation, while keeping patriotism alive and dynamic; General Officer Commanding of 3rd Corps of Indian Armed Forces Lt-Gen Daljeet Singh and wife leaves for home; Foreign Minister arrives back from Japan; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects roads and bridges in Kayin State; National development drive needs Union Spirit USDA Secretary-General addresses Youth Seminar; Conspirators lie to the world that 48 townships out of the 56 in Shan State support them; All national people will never accept the acts of those who attempt to cause disintegration of the Union and Shan State and the secession of Shan State from the Union; National traitors misleading and deceiving Myanmar people and those far away as if there are many supporters in favour of their activities; The SSA insurgents murdered one woman near Mongkai, six men near Kunhing and seven Intha nationals near Kengtung recently; Energy Minister inspects Nyaungdon Oil and Natural Gas Field; Youth plant trees in Bagan Archaeological Region; Magway Division WAO gets new building; Myanmar delegation attends 38th ADB Annual Meeting; World Athletics Day commemorative T & F competitions held; IAEA meeting at Sedona Hotel; Entries invited to Colour Photo Contest; 15th annual general meeting of MRMA held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strongly denounce terrorist acts and protect the Union from all kinds of danger"...FEATURE:"Myanmar's sincere and frank attitude at Asian-African Summit - Commemoration of Golden Jubliee of Asia-Africa Conference"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 May 2005
Date of publication: 09 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Relying on the colonialists, some national traitors and destructive elements scheming to break up the Union commit atrocious acts - It is necessary to remove internal and external destructive elements in accord with the four-point People’s Desire Youth Seminar of Union Solidarity and Development Association held; Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development undertakings in Mon, Kayin States; World Red Cross Day 2005 observed; Production sharing contracts signed; UMFCCI President meets with ROK Ambassador; Industry-2 Minister leaves for China; MRTV D-G leaves for Malaysia; Essay competition to mark World Environmental Day to be held; Dry day inspection teams discharge duties; Miss YITF 2005 contest to be held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for realization of national objectives"...FEATURE:"Row in harmony and unison(continued from yesterday)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 May 2005
Date of publication: 08 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: People have cultivated good habit of sharing duties with the government for regional and national development; Bomb explosions occur in Yangon due to inhumane acts committed by terrorists Bomb blasts at crowded sites left innocent people dead, injured Terrorist groups: KNU, Ywet Sit-led SSA, KNPP, and fugitive Sein Win-led NCGUB commit brutal acts in collusion; Supply of clean water in Pakokku District discussed; USDA members on excursion tour of Mindat, Monywa, Loikaw; Myanmar wins best booth prize in Bandung Expo; Prize presentation ceremony of Myanma Thaing Colour Photo contest held; Press Conference on Yangon International Trade Fair-2005; Prizes presentation ceremony of Follow Me and Secret Beauty Products held..."PERSPECTIVES":"MRCS in the service of national interests and humanitarian work"...FEATURE: "Row in harmony and unison"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 May 2005
Date of publication: 07 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of ROK Ambassador; Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of SRV Ambassador; Yangon International Airport being upgraded with modern facilities; Youth delegates carry out public welfare tasks in NyaungU; Philippine Minister leaves for home; Myanmar delegation leaves for Malaysia; General Officer Commanding of 3rd Corps of Indian Armed Forces and wife and party visit Shwedagon, Defence Services Museum; Commander inspects tax free markets; Regional development undertakings supervised in Sagaing Division; Youth excursion group observes development of Kengtung; Measures for drawing transnational laws coordinated; Commander inspects development tasks in Ayeyawady Division; Kyauktan Bridge on Yangon-Sittway Road nearing completion; Youth excursion groups tour Pyay, Mandalay; Youth teams in Mon and Shan State (South); USDA youth members continue study tour; Implementation of Capital’s hotel projects in progress; Educative talks held at Wingabar Women’s Development Association; UDNR to open courses on 1 June; Knowledge lecture to be aired; Sports Minister’s Cup & ISD Myanmar Traditional Chinlon Tournaments conclude..."PERSPECTIVES":"In the interests of the State and the people"..."POEM":"Colonialist Road Map" ("...The umbrella of love, that had existed, Let's take it out again, And use it, brothers.")...FEATURE:"Keep cultural heritage in its rightful place"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 May 2005
Date of publication: 06 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister receives visiting Philippine Minister and party; General Officer Commanding of 3rd Corps of Indian Armed Forces and wife and party arrive; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than oversees progress of Wagadok Dam Project in Bago Township; 59th Anniversary Fire Services Day observed; Philippine delegation calls on Minister for Mines; Philippine delegation visits wood-based factory; Naya Monastery Sayadaw passes away; Yangon Command distributing meat, fish, eggs to tax-free markets; USDA excursion group tours Taninthayi Division; State and Division USDA youth members on excursion tour; Parade and Skills Demonstration marking 2005 World Red Cross Day held; Sakura Technological Services Cooperative Society Ltd formed; Tourism-related courses conclude; ASEAN Radio Quiz (April) held; Myanmar Gazette; Myanmar-Penang Business Opportunities seminar held; Navigable way at Chindwin river crossing Sinbyushin Bridge for vessels; FSD gets advanced extinguisher..."PERSPECTIVES": "Keep on working for the good of the State and the people"...FEATURE:"The Responsibility is Ours!"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 May 2005
Date of publication: 05 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Bago Division; Industry-1 Minister receives Indian delegation; MMCWA will continue to stand as a national force, serve interests of the nation and the people for ever-15th annual meeting of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association winds up; MMCWA’s 15th annual meeting dinner hosted; Economic cooperation between Myanmar and the Philippines discussed; Thailand Exhibition 2005 opens; Dy FM signs book of condolences; 2005 National Education Promotion Symposium (Basic Education Sector) (Yangon) commences; Get-together of Outstanding Red Cross Members commences; MMCWA annual meeting lays down six resolutions, ten future tasks; 3 innocent persons wounded in KNU attack; State and division USDA members on excursion tour of downtown; USDA youth on tour of Bago; State and Division USDA members on excursion to Mandalay Division; USDA youth tour Myitkyina; 14 persons exchange arms for peace in Southern Command area; Book for Sarpay Beikman Book Fans Club published; Jade and gems special sale 28 June; Health and Beauty Talk for Women; Grand Royal Special Reserve Golf Championship held in Monywa Golf Club..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for the successful realization of national education promotion plan"...POEM: "Just take it this way" ("...And there's uneasy talk, And if such talker exists, Take it as showing his state of mind".)...FEATURE:"Developing and prospering Taninthayi"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 May 2005
Date of publication: 04 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: High intellectual power and vast knowledge of people and Union Spirit, vital for proper emergence of new nation - National Education Promotion (Higher Education Sector) Symposium held; Industry-2 Ministry opens foundry, aluminium cable factory; USDA youths start study tour; FM leaves for Japan; Philippines forest delegation arrives; Stakes driven for construction of overpass; Road construction task carried out in Hmawby township; 15th annual meeting of MMCWA held; Minister for Industry-2 inspects Tyre factory and rubber farms in Mon State; Waterways at Bo Myat Tun Bridge (Nyaungdon) for vessels; Computer scholarship invited; National Education Promotion (Higher Education Sector) Symposium-2005; State and Division USDA members on excursion to Mon State; 15th Annual meeting of MMCWA held; Officials seek means to develop Monywa Industrial Zone; USDA members on study tour of Yangon; Workshop on procedures to be followed in sale of medicines opened..."PERSPECTIVES":"Make a constant study of domestic affairs in their right perspectives"...FEATURE:" Mottoes highlighting the maternal and child health"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 May 2005
Date of publication: 03 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates President of Poland; Those with noble and deep political convictions could bring genuine development to the State Narrow-minded lackeys of colonialists could not create the development of national history - There was no place for bigoted henchmen of colonialists in history of national development; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than attends ceremony to hoist Seinbudaw, Hngetmyatnadaw atop historic Mahavijayaranthi Pagoda in Phayagyi Model Village; Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects use of electricity at ministries, departments; FM sends felicitations to Poland; 22nd Myanmar-Thai Regional Border Committee Meeting concludes successfully; Thai delegation visits Kengtung and Mongla; Industry-1 Minister inspects factories in Chauk; Rural development tasks supervised in Ingapu Township; Work Efficiency Course (Officer) No 2/2005 of IPRD opened; Tilapia Fish Market Festival concludes; USDA youths tour Yangon; Members of State and Division USDA on excursion of Kachin State; Transport Minister Maj-Gen Thein Swe inspects extension tasks of runway and airfield of Mandalay Int’l Airport and Hkamti Airport; Workshop on Enhancing Skills Recognition Systems in ASEAN Project at Traders hotel; F&R minister to attend meeting of ADB; PBANRDA minister meets USDA members; Meeting on Penang-Myanmar Business Opportunities on 5 May..."PERSPECTIVES":"For the Union to be able to stand tall in the family of nations"...FEATURE:" Myanmar maternal and Child Welfare Association (MMCWA)"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 May 2005
Date of publication: 02 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Secretary-1 meets officers and other ranks of Lashio Station; Peace and tranquillity and prevalence of law and order important for development of a region or a nation Secretary-1 tours Lashio, Hsenwi Townships; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects Kaukkway Creek Dam Project,agricultural services in Lashio; New building of Myawady Bank Ltd (Bayintnaung) opened; Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein oversees construction of Yandaingaung Sutaungpyae MyoU Pagoda, cultivation of opium-substitute honey orange in Lashio; Foreign Minister arrives back; Shopkeepers of Zaycho Market presents USDA membership applications; Construction Minister inspects road and bridge construction tasks in Namti; CNG Filling Station No 001 opened in Mandalay; Mines Minister Brig-Gen Ohn Myint inspects salt mills in Ayeyawady Division; Tilapia Fish Festival 2005 continues; Deputy Energy Minister visits oil fields; Tilapia Fish Festival extended; Showroom of Gold Star ceramic tiles, granite, marble & sanitary wares opened; Annual General Meeting of MRMA on 7 May; Rules announced for Olympic Sports and Literary Competitions..."PERSPECTIVES":" Ward off machinitions of neo-colonialist with national outlook"...FEATURE:"A cup of cold green tea to resist intense heat"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 May 2005
Date of publication: 01 May 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: The entire mass of workers should clearly know neo-colonialists’ and their stooges’ slanders against Myanmar under pretext of serving workers’ interest; Secretary-1 inspects regional development tasks in Myitkyina; Agricultural and livestock breeding tasks in Lashio inspected; Aims and acts of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts endangering interest of Union of Myanmar and entire people Political parties oppose announcement of renegade group; Booklet on Clarifications at Press Conference (3/2005) in circulation; Cash donated for building monastery in Paris, France; Energy Minister inspects progress of Sein natural gas development project; Road construction tasks supervised; Tilapia Fish Festival 2005 opened; Work coord meeting of Yangon Division Police Force held; MEF President’s Cup Open Championship commences; Respects to be paid to teachers; Myanmar beat Iraq 3-0 in Davis Cup..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive together with the government to safeguard Our Three Main National Causes"...FEATURE: "A village called Naryaing"...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and PeriodicalsEnterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 April 2005
Date of publication: 30 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Thai military delegation; PSLA serves as pioneer and example for other nationality groups to reach the correct way - PSLA led by U Aik Mone unconditionally exchanges arms for peace; PSLA committed to never becoming burden of people (speech by U Aik Mone); Other groups who are still holding arms like ours need to realize that their arms do not serve the interest of the people (speech by U Maing Ohn Khaing); People are now free from the hardships they have encountered (speech by U Khun Pwint); No one likes people holding arms illegally (speech by Ma Nan Mya Sein); PSLA will help nation reach the goal of everlasting peace, longed for by the people; Industry-1 Minister receives Chinese guests; Country Coordinating Mechanism Assessment Meeting held; Myanmar-ROK business meeting held; Entries invited to religious literature awards; Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone Group-IV continues; Hole-in-one; Aims and acts of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts endangering interest of Union of Myanmar and the entire people - Lahu National Development Party opposes the announcement of renegade group (Declaration of Lahu National Development Party) ... PERSPECTIVES: Completely crush elements in accord with people’s desire... POEM: "Dont tarry till tomorrow" ("...All destructive acts Don’t accept, repulse together Don’t tarry till tomorrow Bravely smash ’em.")...FEATURE: “Trees of plenty” on the west bank of Ayeyawady River
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 April 2005
Date of publication: 29 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Arrangements to be made for enhancing production capacity as the nation will be able to beef up generation of electric power significantly in coming year - Prime Minister tours Ayeyawady and Taninthayi Divisions; Deputy FM signs Book of Condolences [for the late former Israeli president, Mr. Ezer Weizman; MWJA CEC meeting held; Language course opened [Japanese]; Lecture on intellectual property rights on information services given; SPDC Member Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects regional development tasks of Shan State (South); Rules announced for Olympic Sports and Literary Competitions; Talks on prevention of trafficking in persons held; 2005 Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone Group-IV continues; Mya Ayeya market vessel due to leave for Mandalay May 10; Excerpts from the speech delivered by Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win during his inspection tour of Ayeyawady Division; Prevalence of peace, stability and rule of law in Kachin state results in development of multi sectors of the State Kyundaw Bridge (Mogaung) in Kachin State commissioned into service; Aims and acts of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts endangering interest of Union of Myanmar and the entire people Political parties condemn, oppose the announcement of renegade group (Declarations of Union Kayin League (UKL) and Wa National Development Party. ...PERSPECTIVES: Sino-Myanmar friendship and relationship further strengthened...MYANMAR GAZETTE: 4 transfers and appointments...FEATURE: “Trees of plenty” on the west bank of Ayeyawady River
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 April 2005
Date of publication: 28 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Forty major bridges already built stand witness to government’s goodwill towards local people of Ayeyewady Division - Prime Minister attends inauguration of Kunchaun Dam in Kyangin Township; Foreign Minister leaves for PRC; Myanmar delegation arrives back; Deputy FM to attend ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Consultations; Prizes awarded to winners of ASEAN Photo Show and Contest 2004; 2005 Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone Group-IV begins; Sanyo showroom launched in Kyaukdata Township; Land Surveying Course (3/2005) opened; Preliminary Conference of Mandalay Division WVO Supervisory Committee held; Deputy Information Minister meets with Tachilek Special Anti-Drug Squad; Basic course on performing arts opened in Botahtaung Township; With strength of national unity, people will have to ward off all attempts to encroach on sovereignty - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects regional development of Myitkyina; SNLD opposes acts, aims of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa, his group, cohorts (Declaration of SNLD) ...PERSPECTIVES: International community should help Myanmar's development efforts...FEATURE: To those who have turned a blind eye
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB )
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 April 2005
Date of publication: 27 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to South African President; Senior General Than Shwe felicitates President of Serbia and Montenegro; In the world, small nations are now facing many difficulties. So, it is important for Asian and African nations to cooperate more - Senior General Than Shwe calls on Indonesian President; Commander welcomes back health staff; FM sends felicitations to Serbia and Montenegro; EC of Myanmar Motion Picture Asiayon to be re-organized; Thai Trade Fair (2005) from 4 to 7 May; Doe Kyeywa journal comes out; Lt-Gen Ye Myint discusses extension of paddy sown acreage in Pakokku District; Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice-Admiral Soe Thein inspects upgrading of Pathein-Mawtin Road; Information Deputy Minister inspects departmental work in Mongphyat, Tale, Tachilek; USDA CEC member inspects rural development tasks; Bomb goes off in Mandalay; Myanmar supports China’s ratification of Anti-secession Law (Senior General Than Shwe) - PRC Government urging Chinese companies to make more investments in Myanmar (President Mr Hu Jintao) - Senior General Than Shwe and President Mr Hu Jintao holds (sic)talks; Senior General Than Shwe meets UN Secretary-General Mr Kofi Annan. ..."PERSPECTIVES": "Asian-African Summit to promote friendship and forge strategic partnership" ... FEATURES: "State’s electric power projects"; "The golden jubilee of the Asia-Africa Conference"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 April 2005
Date of publication: 26 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe returns from Indonesia after attending Asian-African Summit 2005, Commemoration of Golden Jubilee of Asia-Africa Conference; Concrete frame installed; U Myint Swe accredicted to Israel; Lucky draw programme of Follow Me & Secret products; Deputy F&R Minister returns from PRC; Information Deputy Minister inspects departmental work in Kengtung, Mongyaung, Mongyu; Information Department of Myanmar Women Federation gives talk; Senior General Than Shwe attends Commemoration of Golden Jubilee of Asia-Africa Conference; Senior General Than Shwe attends second day session of Asian-African Summit; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development tasks in Kyaukhtu, Pauk, Myaing Townships; Senior General Than Shwe arrives Jakarta to attend Asian-African Summit 2005 and Commemoration of Golden Jubilee of Asia-Africa Conference; CNG filling Station No 009 commences functioning; Senior General Than Shwe attends Asian-African Summit 2005 in Jakarta; Declaration of KIO [on the declaration of Shan independence by Sao Khum Hpa] ... PERSPECTIVES: "Strive for industrial development"... FEATURES: "SSNA abandons destructive acts, armed insurgency"; "State’s electric power projects"
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 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 April 2005
Date of publication: 25 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Daw Kyaing Kyaing attends ceremony to hoist Shwehtidaw, Seinbudaw, Hngetmyatnadaw atop Laykyun Sakkyashin Maha Hsutaungpyae Pagoda in Dagon Myothit (East) Township; Commander meets with specialists, staff before their departure for Cocokyun Township; Construction Minister inspects road & bridge construction projects in Ayeyawady Division; Armed Forces day commemorative teleplay to be telecast again; Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Kyunchaung Fertilizer Plant, Kyunchaung Natural Gas Power Plant; Efforts are to be made for development of current private industries and to put them on the right track; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than meets departmental official, social organizations, officers of local battalion, other ranks and families in Kyaukkyi Township; NPED Minister leaves for Vietnam; Lt-Gen Aung Htwe on tour of townships in Shan State (East); Departmental and Tatmadaw vehicles checked on dry day; Industrial sector has promising future - Prime Minister addresses coord meeting (2/2005) on industrial development ... PERSPECTIVES: "To play a vital role in building a new nation with lofty aims"... FEATURE: "State’s electric power projects"
Language: Englilsh
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 April 2005
Date of publication: 24 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Adequate fertilizers needed to beef up per acre yield of crops - Prime Minister visits factories, construction projects in Aunglan; Htidaw hoisted atop Kyaikhmawwun Yayle Pagoda; Work coord meeting for Vannamei prawn breeding held; Cricket promotion; Health facilities in Bago Division (West) inspected; Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Korean guests; Outstanding MPF members honoured; Minister for Forestry inspects saw mills, reserved forests; Billboards erected to hail MWVO Conference; Htidaw hoisted atop Thirimingala Nyeingyanaung Hsutaungpyay in Kyaukdaga Township; Korean Deputy Minister calls on Energy Minister; Communal ordination & novitiation ceremony of SWRR held; National race peace groups issue declarations totally opposing, condemning acts, aims of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa, his group, cohorts (Declarations by: SSA Special Region-3; New Mon State Party; Group led by Phado Aung San which exchanged arms for peace; Statement of SSNA; List - no texts - of other groups issuing declarations on the matter: MTA (Matkyan) group, MTA (Homain) group, SSNA (break-away) Wunyein group, Naryaing Region Development and New Lifestyle Settlement Group, MTA (Shwepyiaye) group, SSA Brigade-1 group, SSA Brigade-7 group, Kayan Region Development Group (Kayah Special Region-1), Kayinni National Democratic Party (Dragon) Group, Mon Peace Group (Myeik Region), Arms for Peace Group (Thandaung North Special Region), Mon Peace Group (Nai Saik Chan), Arakanese Army (AA) Group, Rakhine Peace Group led by U Saw Tun Oo and Mongha Regional People’s Militia Group,); Declaration on present domestic situation by Central Committee, Wa Solidarity Party; ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive together with the government to safeguard Our Three Main National Causes" ... FEATURES: "People’s Desire" (regular listing of those to be opposed or crushed); "A village called Naryaing";
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 April 2005
Date of publication: 23 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win oversees dredging of sandbanks in Yangon River; Planning Department holds coord meeting; MICPA [Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants] first annual general meeting held; Curricula for Archaeological Training School coordinated; Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects progress of Moeyungyi Sluice Gate Project; Honorary titles awarded to outstanding persons; Yangon Div Supervisory Committee for WVO [War Veterans' Organization] Preliminary Conference 2005 held; Tatmadaw has not given any directions to Wa group or has any involvement in clashes between Wa and Shan groups - Question and answer sector of Press Conference No 3/2005 of State Peace and Development Council; ROK deputy minister calls on Minister for Mines; KNPP destroys Tower No 130; The police force will discharge duties as the firm foundation of the discipline-flourishing administrative machinery - Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends work coordination meeting of MPF; Activities of groups led by renegade Sao Hkam Hpa are very dangerous to stability of the State, national solidarity and it could lead to disintegration of the Union Information Committee of SPDC holds Press Conference 3/2005; ... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive with Union Spirit for perpetuation of the Union"...
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 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 April 2005
Date of publication: 22 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe leaves for Indonesia to attend Asian-African Summit 2005, Commemoration of Golden Jubilee of Asia-Africa Conference; Appointment of [Australian] Ambassador agreed on; U Nay Win accredited to United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; U Thet Win accredited to Commonwealth of Australia; Asia-Europe Finance Ministers’ Meeting [attended by Myanmar delegation]; Services given to domestic tours; Officials leave for Indonesia; Social organizations, political parties and peace groups issue declarations totally opposing, condemning acts, aims of renegade Sao Hkam Hpa, his group, cohorts (Declarations by: National League for Democracy (NLD); National Unity Party (NUP); SSNA Brigade (11) Commander U Kan Na and members; DKBA; Kayin Peace Force (KPF) of Haungthayaw Special Region; Kayan New Land Party Peaceful Association; Myanmar War Veterans Organization; Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association; SSNA (break-away group) Mongyun; Kachin State Special Region (1)); Olympic Sports and Literary Competitions to be held; Myanmar delegation leaves for PRC; Extended cultivation coordinated; KNU terrorists commit atrocities; Rules for competitions to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking announced... "PERSPECTIVES": "For further national development"... FEATURE: "Thriving Hsin Shweli strain crops in Shan State (North)".
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 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 April 2005
Date of publication: 21 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Queen Elizabeth II; 2. CNG filling station No 008 commences function; 3. Secretariat Member meets Division/District USDA members; 4. Minister receives MD of Press Line India; 5. Respects to be paid to teachers of Sangyoung BEHS-1; 6. Stimulant tablets seized in Mandalay, Patheingyi; 7. Tipitakadhara Sayadaws honoured; 8. Course on Health Care with Traditional Medicines opened; 9. Cash and kind donated to MWAF; 10. Cash and kind donated to MWAF; 11. Minister receives MD of Press Line India; 12. Stimulant tablets seized in Mandalay, Patheingyi; ... 11. PyinOoLwin Gold Cup Golf Tournament concludes; 12. Aims and acts of the renegade Sao Hkam Hpa and cohorts endangering interest of Union of Myanmar and the entire people - Social organizations, peace groups condemn, oppose the announcement of renegade group. (Declarations by: USDA; Shan State Army (SSA) Special Region-3 and Shan State National Army (SSNA); Shan State Nationalities People’s Liberation Organization; Pa-O National Organization (PNO); Special Region-7 Palaung national group; Kokang Nationalities Peace Group of Shan State (North) Special Region (1); Karenni National Peace and Development Party (KNPDP); Shan State (East) Special Region-4; Special Region-5 of Shan State (North); Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation; Karenni Nationalities People’s Liberation Front (peace group))..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for successful implementation of development projects"...FEATURES: "Let’s ward off dangers with our correct stance" (“The ILO’s actions were not based on the objective conditions of the nation, true information and genuine wish of the local NGOs representing the 54 million people of Myanmar, but only on false information sent to it by a handful of expatriates and insurgents in border areas including the FTUB.”).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 April 2005
Date of publication: 20 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Contributions of entrepreneurs in nation-building endeavours indispensable for nation - State regards entrepreneurs as its colleagues (General Thura Shwe Mann); Foreign Minister leaves for Indonesia; Summer golf training course on 22 April; Tube-well donated for Cintamuni Pagoda in Singu; Workshop on registration law of business groups; Regional development work inspected in Hsenwi Township, Shan State (North); Group led by Sao Hkam Hpa, related groups declared unlawful association - Notification No (1/2005) Yangon, 11th waxing of Tagu 1367 ME (19 April 2005) Declaration of unlawful association; Commander attends tree-planting ceremony of Ayeyawady Division Forest Department; Sawmills in Thanlyin and Dalla to produce value-added products; Commander, mayor inspect upgrading task in Yangon City; Minister meets final year students of Yangon Cooperative Degree College; Crops plantations, construction projects inspected; Myawady TV Broadcasting Unit marks its 10th anniversary; Tilarpia fish market festival on 30 April and 1 May... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for regional development"... FEATURE: “Is that so Maung Ka Lu?” “It is more than that”.
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 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 April 2005
Date of publication: 19 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. "Regional people will enjoy rapid development only if a region has two or three main businesses, instead of relying on only one" - Senior General Than Shwe attends meeting on progress of Rakhine State; 2. "Regional or national development depends on individual development" - General Thura Shwe Mann inspects development of An; 3. "It is a national duty to safeguard perpetuation of the Union as long as world exists" - Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein hosts dinner in honour of national races; 4. Myanmar information delegation arrives back from Korea; 5. MWAF President meets nationals from border regions; 6. Industry-2 minister inspects factory project; 7. F&R minister inspects banking services; 8. Billboards erected to hail MWVO Conference; 9. Mandalay Mayor’s Thingyan Pandal closes; 10. Upgrading of Yangon City gains momentum; 11. Equestrian tournament to be held from 30 April to 1 May; 12. Workshop on procedures to be followed in sale of medicines concludes...PERSPECTIVES": "Expedite of [sic] implementation of hydelpower projects"...FEATURE: "Bounden duty born of Armed Forces Day".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 April 2005
Date of publication: 18 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Rakhine State has seen better transport with emergence of more roads and bridges" - Senior General Than Shwe gives guidance on implementation of hydel power projects in Thandwe region; Senior General Than Shwe to attend Asian-African Summit 2005; Donation made for Hninzigon Home for the Aged; NPE holds ‘soon’ offering ceremony; Scented water poured on Yadana white elephants; MoT pays respects to elders; Dance troupe of neighbouring countries take part in Thingyan festival in Mandalay; Parittas recited at Information Ministry on New Year Day; ‘Soon’ offered to Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Buddha Image; Staff of SPDC Office, Central Offices perform meritorious deeds; Ceremony to recite Parittas and pour Paritta water into reservoirs held; The Sun sheds light on Buddha Image in reverence; New Year Day marked with meritorious deeds throughout Yangon; New Year Mingala Akhadaw Day observed; Paritta water poured on Yangon City... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for prevalence of peace and tranquillity and national development"...FEATURES: "Thandaung Hill Resort" ... POEM: "May happiness for others’ success be enhanced".
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 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 April, 2005
Date of publication: 17 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Syrian Arab Republic; 2. "With proper natural resources and population ratio, Rakhine State is blessed with promising opportunities for development" - Senior General Than Shwe meets military officers, other ranks, their families of Sittway Station; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects agri projects in Yaksawk... "PERSPECTIVES": "New Year with stronger resolutions" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Thingyan, transition from the old to new year" (Page 7)...POEM: "New Year Resolution" (page 2) 4. Yangon Mayor’s Maha Thingyan pandal closes; 5. Festivities pick up tempo on last day of Maha Thingyan Festival; 6. Foreign Affairs Minister sends felicitations to Syrian counterpart; 7. Maj-Gen Tha Aye inspects development tasks in Mindat, Matupi; 8. Maj-Gen Myint Hlaing participates in Maha Thingyan Festival; 9. Information Minister inspects maintenance of presses at dailies; 10. 1366 Rakhine Traditional Thingyan Festival held; 11. Thingyan revellers throng Mandalay on Akyat Day;
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: html (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 April 2005
Date of publication: 16 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe inspects progress of Sittway; 2. Of the two turbines of Tikyit coal-fired power plant, one is generating electricity at full capacity as it was completed in 2004 The other one will start generating power beginning April last week; 3. Brigade-11 of SSNA unconditionally exchange arms for peace; 4. Support will be provided for industrial zones to be equipped with modern machinery Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Ayethayar Industrial Zone; 5. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San enjoy water festival at Mandalay Mayor’s Maha Thingyan Festival; 6. Prime Minister, Secretary-1 participate in Maha Thingyan Festival; 7. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San take part in Maha Thingyan festival of MoD; 8. Agriculture and construction tasks supervised in Lashio; 9. With passing of time, SSNA Brigade 11 comes to realize that it will not win people’s support unless it discards arm struggle line; 10. With peace prevailing in region, national people will do more in interests of the State and the region, and local people will live their comfortable life and work in peace; 11. Fish available for New Year Day release; 12. Information tasks inspected in Lashio; 13. People practising meditation, merrily taking part in Thingyan festival on Akya Day; 14. Prize winners announced; 15. Though combats were no more people had to live in fear due to presence of those armed; 16. City packed with revellers on Thingyan Akyat Day..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive in unity for emgerence of a modern and developed nation"(page 2)...FEATURE:" Put New Year vow into practice"(page 11)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13-15 April 2005
Date of publication: 15 April 2005
Description/subject: As usual, NLM was not published during the Thingyan water festival.
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 April 2005
Date of publication: 12 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Management field becomes wider due to sophisticated military science Vice-Senior General Maung Aye addresses graduation parade of 108th intake of OTS; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects Bahtoo Station; 3. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win calls on King of Cambodia; 4. If there is no accusation and disturbance from outside, we will achieve the goal of democracy very soon; 5. Combodia welcomes Myanmar’s adoption of seven-point Road Map of the State and convening of National Convention; 6. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends welcoming ceremony in Cambodia; 7. Cambodian Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of Myanmar delegation led by Lt-Gen Soe Win; 8. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win returns from three-nation visits; 9. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 10. U Tin Win accredited to Germany; 11. Seventh novitiation and ordination ceremony of PBANRDA; 12. PPE holds novitiation and ordination ceremony; 13. Dailies in alternative circulation during Thingyan; 14. Fourth anniversary of NCRC and CAMM marked; 15. Training courses conclude; 16. Fish available for New Year Day release; 17. 293 drug cases exposed in March 2005..."PERSPECTIVES":"Myanmar-SRV friendship and cooperation further enhaned"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Discussion of pensioners(8)" (page 10)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 April 2005
Date of publication: 11 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend inauguration of Bagan Viewing Tower; 2. Endeavours being made for development of economic and social infrastructures and for smooth political transition; 3. Vietnam regards Myanmar as trusted friend, wishes to enhance existing and future bilateral relations; 4. Myanmar-SRV discussions further cemented friendship and cooperation between the two countries Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win discusses with Vietnamese counterpart; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win calls on General Secretary of Communist Party of Socialist Republic of Vietnam; 6. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win attends welcoming ceremony in Vietnam; 7. Vietnamese Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win and party; 8. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win leaves for Cambodia; 9. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win and party visit most ancient university of Vietnam; 10. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of townships in Ayeyawady Division; 11. Departmental vehicles checked on dry day; 12. First Myanmar Flash Movie Competition 12 April; 13. Upgrading of buildings in Yangon Int’l Airport..."PERSPECTIVES": "PM's visit to Laos further cements mutual friehdship and cooperation"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 April 2005
Date of publication: 10 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win on his return from Lao PDR, Vietnam and Cambodia; 2. Government of Lao PDR and the people will always support the Union of Myanmar Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win calls on Laotian President Mr Khamtay Siphandone; 3. Success achieved in cooperation for bilateral and common interests under Ayeyawady Chao Phraya Mekong Economic Cooperation StrategyPrime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win confers with Laotian counterpart; 4. Laotian Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win and party; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win arrives in Vientiane; 6. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win leaves for Vietnam; 7. Secretary-1 Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thein Sein attends MWVO Central Organizing Committee regular meeting 3/2005; 8. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Pyinsalu, Labutta; 9. Mercantile Marine Officer Cadet Training Course (CD/32) concludes, course (CD/33) opens; 10. Commander attends seed-sowing ceremony; 11. Artistes honoured; 12. Wood-based Technology Courses conclude; 13. Isolated rain in Kachin, Kayin and Mon States; 14. Temporary closure of waterway near Chauk; 15. Tiger Amateur Knock-out Golf Tournament concludes..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive in concert to bring about all-round development in the nation"(page 2)...FEATURE:" On the correct path with discipline and morale"(page 5)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 April 2005
Date of publication: 09 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Excerpts from Senior General Than Shwe’s speech; 2. The State, the people and the Tatmadaw to rely on each other in the drive for national and regional development Senior General Than Shwe holds meeting with servicemen and departmental officials in Dawei; 3. Make arrangements with perfect management & full perseverance in implementing oil palm project Crude Palm Oil Mill opened in Khamaukkyi, Kawthoung Township; 4. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development of Amar in Pyapon District, Pyinsalu in Myaungmya District; 5. Foreign Minister arrives back from Pakistan; 6. F&R Deputy Minister returns from Lao PDR; 7. Appointment of Vietnamese Ambassador agreed on; 8. Myanmar, Japan discuss global warming; 9. Myanmar-Korea business talks held; 10. PBANRDA Minister oversees rural development in Maubin; 11. Meeting of Leading Committee for Handicraft Exhibition of ASEAN and ROK held; 12. Rain in Kachin, Mon States and Taninthayi Division; 13. Energy Deputy Minister attends AEMAS; 14. Matters coordinated for ensuring smooth and secure transport; 15. Temporary shutdown of power cable..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation"(page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 April 2005
Date of publication: 08 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1.Not only Tatmadaw, but also entire nationalities including civil service personnel should keep in fore Our Three Main National Causes Senior General Than Shwe visits Kawthoung; 2. Vietnamese Chief of General Staff and party leave for home; 3. General Thura Shwe Mann attends opening of Kawthoung People’s Hospital (100-bed); 4. Shanghai IIS meets Myanmar-ISIS; 5. Rural development tasks inspected in Bago, Magway Divisions; 6. World Health Day observed at IBC; 7. Cash and kind donated to social organizations; 8. Stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek; 9. Course in Master of BusinessAdministration (MBA)scheduled; 10. Minister for Mines receives Chinese guests; 11. Empo sells 1,198 jade, gem, pearl lots; 12. Khonglanphu TV re-transmission station air programme; 13. National Blood Bank opens on New Year’s Day; 14. Filling stations to be kept open during Thingyan days..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work in concert for success of seven-point Road Map"(page 2)...FEATURES:"42nd Myanmar Gems Emopruim"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.0 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 April 2005
Date of publication: 07 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win leaves for Lao PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia on official visits; 2. USDA Public Relations and Information Management Course No 5 concludes; 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than tours Ayeyawady Division; 4. Deputy Foreign Minister receives Chinese guests; 5. Vietnamese Chief of General Staff and party tour Mandalay, PyinOoLwin, Bagan-NyaungU; 6. Communal ordination and novitiation ceremony held; 7. Rural development undertakings inspected; 8. Pavilions for Mandalay Maha Thingyan Festival inspected; 9. Dohkyeywa Journal comes out; 10. Diarrhoea control measures carried out in three townships; 11. District-to-district roads built in Bago Division (West); 12. Mail to be delivered during Thingyan; 13. Rain likely in some states, divisions...POEMS:(1)"Join in the Effort to Make a Healthy World":"Our world is made up of families;Some are poor and some, wealthy..."(page 2)...(2)"Think and seek the Answer":"Hard drugs, have only done harm...To all humanity in this world.."(page 10)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 April 2005
Date of publication: 06 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Government increases Taninthayi Division's monsoon paddy sown acreage to 500,000 acres It regards national entrepreneurs trying to build national economy to be strong as colleagues; 2. Local authorities should help public in accord with Government's goodwill and stance towards people They should not become burden for people; 3. Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends opening of fish processing plant, fish powder plant of ASK Andaman Ltd in Myeik; 4. Chinese delegation leaves; 5. Seinbudaw, Ngetmyatnadaw and Shwehtidaw to be hoisted atop Lopyi Aye Pagoda; 6. State Ovadacariya Sayadaw passes away; 7. Development work in Cocogyun Township inspected; 8. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking commemorative contests to be held; 9. Jatakas for 13th Myanmar Traditional Performing Arts Competitions designated; 10. Gems Empo sells 1,034 jade lots; 11. Mandalay Business Directory 2005 in circulation; 12. Myanmar Healthcare Directory 2005 comes out; 13. Construction of roads inspected; 14. Raw opium confiscated in Mandalay..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work for emergence of new towns with necessary facilities"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Wish all know the truth"(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 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 April 2005
Date of publication: 05 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of condolence to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger; 2. Excerpts from Senior General Than Shwe’s speech; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Vietnamese Chief of General Staff and party; 4. Steps will have to be taken for emergence of new town in chosen area on Kyaukphya Bank of Kywegu-Kyaukphya Bridge in accordance with urban projects Senior General Than Shwe inspects tasks of developing new town in Myeik; 5. Prime Minister urges industrialists to produce export quality goods in addition to import-substitute goods with individual innovation and cooperation among themselves; 6. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hosts dinner in honour of visiting Vietnamese delegation; 7. 9th ASEAN Finance Ministers' Meeting on 5 and 6 April; 8. Appointment of ambassador agreed on; 9. Visiting Vietnamese delegation on tour of Shwedagon Pagoda, museums; 10. ASEAN Conference on Civil Service Matters on 5 & 6 April; 11. Myanmar-Korean Business Forum on 8 April; 12. Books donated to departments under ministries; 13. Mines Minister views Myanma Gems Emporium; 14. New CEC members chosen for MRMA; 15. Summer Wushu course attracts new generation youths..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for development of the Union"(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: 11 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 April 2005
Date of publication: 04 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend ceremony to enshrine relics, hoist Shwehtidaw and consecrate Maha Theikdizaya Pagoda in Myeik; 2. Senior General Than Shwe inspects development of Myeik; 3. Senior Lieutenant-General Phung Quang Thanh and party of Vietnam arrive to pay goodwill visit; 4. Opening of Hpa-an Technological College the establishment of basic structure for youths in Hpa-an to learn higher education easily PM Lt-Gen Soe Win attends opening of three-storey main building of Hpa-an GTC; 5. Foreign Minister leaves for Pakistan; 6. Progress of Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Kamakyi) project inspected; 7. 42nd Myanma Gems Emporium continues; 8. Rain in Shan, upper Sagaing, Magway and Taninthayi Divisions; 9. Exhibitions to mark Armed Forces Day continue..."PERSPECTIVES": "Make integrated efforts for emergence of a modern and developed nation"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.0 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 April 2005
Date of publication: 03 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Departmental officials to carry out tasks with great care not to have adverse effect on government’s goodwill and loving kindness to the people Prime Minister inspects development work in Mon State; 2. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects harvesting of summer paddy sample plot at 1,000-acre summer paddy zone in Hlegu Township; 3. Workshop on development of Myanma film industry held; 4. 270 jade lots sold through tender system; 5. Water supply facilities inspected, summer training courses opened; 6. Upgrading tasks in Yangon City; 7. Commander inspects agriculture, construction tasks; 8. Development tasks in Kyaukgyi, Pyu inspected; 9. Exhibitions to mark Armed Forces Day continue; 10. A Myanmar embassy staff in Washington absconds with family; 11. Railroad sections, bridges inspected; 12. Rain in Kachin State, upper Sagaing and Taninthayi Divisions; 13. Construction tasks on An-Maei-Kyaukpyu Road inspected; 14. 47th PyinOoLwin Gold Cup Golf Tournament to be held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Exert efforts in unison for success of national projects" (page 2)...FEATURE:" Tatmadaw's future role history has bequeated"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 April 2005
Date of publication: 02 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. NCCC Chairman Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein bids farewell to NC delegates on their departure for home; 2. Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport meets; 3. 1,220 gem merchants arrive to attend Myanma Gems Emporium; 4. Veneer factory opens in Shwepyitha; 5. Myanmar delegation arrives back from Singapore; 6. Advanced and Basic Tailoring Courses conclude in States and Divisions; 7. Meeting to host Workshop and Exhibitions on Traditional Handicraft of ASEAN and ROK held; 8. Regional development course concludes; 9. Thitseint oil produced, Thitseint saplings planted; 10. Htidaw hoisted atop Mapontahtaung Botahtaung Pagoda in Pyay; 11. Yangon airport being extended; 12. On-job training course of Social Welfare Department concludes; 13. Bayintnaung Food Centre (Restaurant & Hot Pot) opened; 14. Licences of Myanmar May Flower Bank, Asia Wealth Bank withdrawn Refunding of deposits will be commenced beginning 4 April State-owned banks, other private banks conduct banking business as usual; 15. UDE intensive courses for 2004-2005 starts April 21; 16. Tube well and roads opened to honour Armed Forces Day; 17. Exhibitions to mark Armed Forces Day staged; 18. Free Phuket trip for Tiger open winners..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive of the success of National Convention with Nationalistic spirit and Union spirit"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Blood is thicker than water(continued from yesterday)"(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: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 April 2005
Date of publication: 01 April 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win bids farewell to Singaporean counterpart; 2. People can now shape in mind the future Myanmar that is exercising genuine discipline-flourishing democracyNational Convention adjourns till end of year 2005; 3. Public, industrial zones supplied with power as much as possible Supervisory Committee for Efficient Utilization of Power and Fuel meets with industrialists; 4. Chinese goodwill delegation arrives; 5. USDA Secretary-General meets Adviser to CAFIU; 6. Protected reserved forests looked into; 7. 1,144 foreign, local merchants arrive at 42nd MGE; 8. Ceremonies of 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day held in military commands; 9. Summer paddy plantations of Yangon Command inspected; 10. 6th International ICT Exhibition goes on; 11. Exhibitions to mark Armed Forces Day staged; 12. Stimulant tablet traffickers jailed; 13. Myanma Thaing demonstration, Bando (attack) contest concludes; 14. Golf tourney to mark 10th anniversary of Ruby Dragon and Kyauk Seinn Nagar Co Ltd held; 15. SPEI (Yangon) holds anniversary ceremony..."PERSEPCTIVES":"Earn more foreign echange through increased sale of gems"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Blood is thicker than water"(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: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 March 2005
Date of publication: 31 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe receives Prime Minister of Republic of Singapore Mr Lee Hsien Loong; 2. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win welcomes Singaporean Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong and party; 3. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win hosts dinner in honour of Singaporean PM Mr Lee Hsien Loong and party; 4. Other invited persons delegate group made up of peace groups will constantly join hands with Tatmadaw Government and wishes emergence of enduring constitution Delegate groups of State service personnel and other invited persons read proposals; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Singaporean Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong; 6. 12,000-ton-capacity dry dock launched for saving foreign currency in repairing vessels; 7. Applicants invited for ASEAN Engineer certificate; 8. Wood-based products factories in Dagon (Seikkan) Industrial Zone inspected; 9. Minister for Energy inspects drilling of well Shwephyu No-2; 10. Myanma Gems Emporium selling quality jade, gem, pearl lots; 11. Early childhood development centre presents concert; 12. Armed Forces Day Exhibition, Literary and Arts Exhibition continue; 13. Local and foreign merchants check gems, jade, pearl lots; 14. Sixth International ICT Exhibition goes on; 15. Diplomats visit Myanma Gems Emporium; 16. 223 drug-related cases exposed in February..."PERSPECTIVES":"Safeguard development infrastructures"(page 2)...Feature:"Discussion of pensioners-7"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: English
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 March 2005
Date of publication: 30 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of sympathy to Indonesian President; 2. Curriculum Vitae of His Excellency Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore; 3. Arrangements for 42nd Myanma Gems Emporium previewed; 4. Delegate group of intellectuals and intelligentsia reads proposal papers; 5. USDA courses opened; 6. Action to be taken against persons who still own unlicensed car after the last date 31.3.2005; 7. Monsee TV retransmission station airs programmes; 8. Diahorrea prevention project in Hlinethaya; 9. U Soe Myint presents credentials to President of Turkey; 10. 6th international ICT exhibition launched; 11. 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day celebrated at military commands; 12. K 2.5 million for Women Care Centre (Mandalay); 13. Armed Forces Day Commemorative Exhibition being staged; 14. MWAF President receives adviser to JICA; 15. Cash donated to Central Women’s Hospital; 16. MWJA meets; 17. Thingyan special train to run; 18. Road and bridge projects inspected; 19. Literary & Arts Competition and Exhibition packed with enthusiasts; 20. Country Coordinating Mechanism Meeting for Global Fund for Fight against AIDS/TB/Malaria held..."PERSPECTIVES":"Tatmadaw and people need to work in concert for a new geinue democracy"(page 2)...FEATURE:"March,month of triple Ws"(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: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 March 2005
Date of publication: 29 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Tatmadaw discharging State’s duties with sincere goodwill; 2. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win receives representative of UNHCR; 3. Plenary session of National Convention continues; 4. Sugar mill, winery, sauce factory commissioned into service in Shan State (South) Special Region 6; 5. Leading Committee for Observance of Armed Forces Day meets; 6. Myanmar delegation leaves for Singapore; 7. Vietnamese delegation arrives; 8. Bhaddanta Nandasiri to be honoured; 9. Panel of Alternative Chairmen of Plenary Meeting and National Convention Convening Work Committee meet; 10. Foreign military attaches visit Armed Forces Day Exhibition; 11. Entrance exams for MRCP Part-1, MRCPCH Part-1, MRCOG Part-1; 12. Minister inspects Kanbawzathadi Palace; 13. Literary & Arts Competition and Exhibition packed with visitors; 14. Shwepyitha Industrial Zone holds annual general meeting; 15. Deputy Minister meets VoV official; 16. Armed Forces Day computer quiz being held; 17. Paved streets opened in Yangon; 18. Myanmar Weightlifting Federation President’s Trophy tournament opens; 19. Myanmar Karatedo Federation meets..."PERSPECTIVES":"Safeguard development infrastructures"(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: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 March 2005
Date of publication: 28 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Political reforms have gained acceptance not only among neighbours & nations within region but also among all positive-thinking countries This is direct result of Tatmadaw discharging its national duties with sincerity and goodwill; 2. Tatmadaw is serving the interests of the nation with sincere goodwill; 3. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day reception and dinner; 4. Defence Services Commander-in-Chief Senior General Than Shwe attends 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade; 5. Indian Minister of External Affairs concludes visit; 6. Myanmar delegation arrives back home; 7. Excerpts from the speech delivered by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe; 8. Daw Kyaing Kyaing and public accord rousing welcome to Tatmadawmen of 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day parade columns; 9. Prizes presented to best companies, columns in Armed Forces Day Parade; 10. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win presents prizes to winners in 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day commemorative literary and arts contests; 11. Prizes presented for Military code of conduct and extempore talks contests; 12. Dry Day Supervisory Committee makes inspection; 13. Military attaches of foreign missions pay tribute to fallen heroes; 14. Consolation prizes presented to winners in Literary and Arts Competitions..."PERSPECTIVES":"Protect independence and sovereignty through united strength of the Tatmadaw and the people"(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: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 March 2005
Date of publication: 27 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe receives Indian External Affairs Minister; 2. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win formally opens 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Commemorative Literary and Arts Competitions and Exhibition; 3. World Stop TB Day observed in Yangon Division; 4. Singaporean Prime Minister to pay goodwill visit to Myanmar; 5. MRTV-4 extends entertainment programmes; 6. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends prize-distribution ceremony for exhibition and booths in commemoration of Armed Forces Day; 7. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects development tasks in Taunggyi, Nyaungshwe; 8. Channel construction tasks in Bida Diversion Weir inspected; 9. Minister inspects construction of roads and bridges; 10. Upgrading of Yangon City inspected; 11. Literary and arts competition & exhibition packed with visitors; 12. Doh Kyeywa journal in circulation; 13. Myanmar Wushu players in training..."PERSPECTIVES":"Build an efficient and modern Tatmadaw upholding fine tradations"(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: 04 April 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 March 2005
Date of publication: 26 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Build a modern Tatmadaw; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Bangladeshi President; 3. Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project emerges from 30-year long-term project for national all-round development Vice-Senior General Maung Aye attends ceremony to inaugurate Paunglaung Multi-purpose Dam Project; 4. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Indian Minister; 5. Prime Minister sends felicitations to Bangladesh; 6. Foreign Minister receives Indian counterpart; 7. FM sends felicitations to Bangladesh; 8. Proposals on detailed basic principles on sharing of executive and judicial powers submitted to NC plenary session; 9. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects final rehearsal of parade drills; 10. Billboard to mark 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day unveiled; 11. K 1m for MMCWA; 12. Renew satellite TV licence 31 March latest; 13. Saw mill, furniture factories opened in Dagon Myothit, Hlinethaya; 14. Tatmadaw Day Parade to be broadcast live; 15. Change of waterway under Ayeyawady Bridge (Magway) reminded; 16. MAWFA's talks on trafficking in persons; 17. Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy U-21 Invitational Football final match..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for development of transport infrastructures"(page 2)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 March 2005
Date of publication: 25 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Build and defend the motherland; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of Hellenic Republic; 3. Religious titles conferred on members of the Sangha, nuns, lay persons at grand ceremony; 4. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win cleanses Seinbudaw, Hngetmyatnadaw, Shwehtidaw of Shwedagon Pagoda; 5. Lt-Gen Ye Myint meets with entrepreneurs of Kalay Industrial Zone; 6. Prime Minister sends message of felicitations to his counterpart; 7. Ayeyawady Division’s summer paddy sown acreage to reach 1.1 million in April; 8. Indian Minister of External Affairs arrives; 9. FM sends message of felicitations to Hellenic Rep; 10. Deputy Japanese FM leaves; 11. World TB Day (2005) observed..."PERSPECTIVES":"Conserve environment for normal climatic conditions"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 March 2005
Date of publication: 24 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The Tatmadaw, born of the people; 2. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing offer ‘soon’ to Sayadaws of State Ovadaçariya and eminent Sayadaws; 3. World Meteorological Day observed; 4. Proposals on detailed basic principles on sharing of executive and judicial powers read at NC plenary session; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Japanese Foreign Deputy Minister; 6. Chief of Armed Forces Training inspects hostels of parade columns; 7. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Manipura Multi-purpose Dam Project in Kalay Township; 8. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than oversees progress of Ngwehsaung Town, construction of hotels; 9. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe visits model farm of North-East Command; 10. MHC golden jubilee commemorative publications; 11. Computer quitz in exhibition; 12. Cash donated to parade company of MRCS; 13. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 14. Teleplay to honour Armed Forces Day; 15. Myanmar meet Thai in U-21 soccer final..."PERSPECTIVES":"Fullmoon day of Tabaung"(Page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.0 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 March 2005
Date of publication: 23 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Protect the nation and its people; 2. State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Pakistan; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects dress rehearsal of Armed Forces Day Parade; 4. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to Pakistan; 5. Plenary session of National Convention continues; 6. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Tiddim-Reed road section, Kalay-Thaingngin road section; 7. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe attends opening ceremony of Namtmeik Bridge in Momeik; 8. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development projects in Ayeyawady Division; 9. Foreign Affairs Minister sends felicitations to Pakistan; 10. Minister leaves for 7th Min Con; 11. Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister arrives; 12. State Central Working Committee of Sangha concludes meeting; 13. Tele play to honour Armed Forces Day; 14. Coord meeting on holding of ASEAN photo contest and exhibition; 15. Ministry of L&F donates 5,000 cans of fish to parade columns; 16. Workshop on sale of medicine opened; 17. National culture and morals courses open in Bago Division..."PERSPECTIVES":"Implement hydelpower projects for higher living standard"(page 2)...FEATURE:" Joining forces to develop against TB: Together we must"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 March 2005
Date of publication: 22 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The Tatmadaw and the entire people have become one and indivisible' 2. Shweli Hydel Power project will generate 400 megawatts PM inspects Hsinshweli special high yield hybrid paddy plantation, construction of Shweli Hydel Power project in Lashio; 3. Proposal papers on detailed basic principles on sharing of executive and judicial powers read at NC plenary session; 4. Manhsaung suspension bridge on Tiddim-Reed Lake Road in Tiddim Township, Chin State, commissioned into service; 5. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 6. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 7. Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kumara elected chairman of two highest religious bodies; 8. Over K 17 million and US $ 100 donated for Armed Forces Day Parade; 9. Parade columns carry on marching drills; 10. Dry Day Supervisory Committee meets; 11. Coord meeting of Calendar Advisory Board held; 12. Armed Forces Day Exhibition to be opened; 13. Commander, Minister inspect project for upgrading of Mandalay Industrial Zone; 14. Printing Course No 1/2005 of PPE concludes..."PERSPECTIVES":" Eradication of narcotic drugs,a national unity"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 March 2005
Date of publication: 21 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The loyal Tatmadaw; 2. Drugs destroyed on 18 occasions between 1990-2004 valued at US 14452m Fifth destruction of seized narcotic drugs, precursors, chemicals and paraphernalia held in Lashio; 3. Prime Minister attends ceremony to install steel strings and supports of Shwedagon Pagoda Shwehtidaw; 4. Lt-Gen Ye Myint on inspection tour of Tiddim township, Chin State; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win inspects Thanlwin Bridge (Tarpar) Project in Kutkai; 6. Myanmar delegation back from India; 7. Fifth meeting of fifth State Central Working Committee of Sangha held; 8. Factories in Kyaukse region inspected; 9. USDA Secretariat member attends opening of village libraries; 10. NC delegates visit pagodas, churches; 11. Development affairs tasks carried out..."PERSPECTIVES": "Exert combined efforts on emergence of modern,developed industrial nation"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 March 2005
Date of publication: 20 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Tatmadaw— replete with good traditions; 2. State giving priority to establishment of mills and factories which need great deal of capital and high technology PM inaugurates Textile Factory (Pwintbyu); 3. Myitnge bridge 80 per cent complete; 4. Ngamoeyeik water supply project for capital in top gear; 5. Plan to check Htidaw, offer gold plates to Shwedagon Pagoda; 6. Barlar No 2 Bridge, City Circular Road in Hlegu Township opened; 7. Construction of district-to-district road in Hmawby inspected; 8. Sanitation activities carried out at Pazundaung Market; 9. Industry-1 Minister inspects factory projects in Magway, Mandalay Divisions; 10. New roads opened in Taungdwingyi, Aunglan; 11. Bomb explosions occur in some regions due to subversive acts of terrorists Public exhorted to keep security awareness, cooperate with authorities; 12. List of World Meteorology Day commemorative article, poem contests announced; 13. Armed Forces Day commemorative computer quiz goes on; 14. Yangon, Bago emerge champions in team scratch, handicap; 15. Soe Myat Min, Swe Swe Thant awarded best players of the year..."PERSPECTIVES":"Introduce new lines of pruducts to ensure quantum leap in industrial sector"(page 2)...FEATURE:"The ancitent Myanmar that was powerful whenever the Tatmadaw was strong"(page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 March 2005
Date of publication: 19 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Research and development highly essential for producing quality eye-catching machines Senior General Than Shwe inspects plants, workshops at Indagaw Industrial Zone; 2. General Thura Shwe Mann inspects drills of Tatmadaw columns; 3. 12,000 feet long runway at Dawei Airport under construction Lt-Gen Maung Bo on inspection tour of Dawei District; 4. 13th 47-member Plenary Meeting of 5th SSMNC concludes; 5. Title recipient Sayadaws, lay persons to be honoured; 6. Sayadaw Bhaddanta Tejinda of Gwa passes away; 7. Excerpts from Senior General’s address; 8. Capacity Enhancement Course on Public Relations (Officer) concludes; 9. Delegates continue reading proposals to be submitted to NC plenary session; 10. Coord meeting between NCCWC, Panel of Chairmen held; 11. Armed Forces Day commemorative booths inspected; 12. Blood donated in honour of 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; 13. Tarmacking of roads inspected; 14. Respect paying ceremony at Ba Htoo High School; 15. Makmann TV retransmission station starts programmes; 16. Myanmar reaches semi finals in Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy..."POEM: Noble Union Pleasant Jetty":"Union oarsmen all Mon, Kayah, Chin, Kachin, Kayin, Bamar, Rakhine, Shan Forming a peaceful family..."(page 10)...FEATURE:"Let us harmoniously strive to produce quality goods"(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: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 March 2005
Date of publication: 18 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Development tasks supervised in Taninthayi Division; 2. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects booths at Defence Services Museum; 3. 13th Plenary Meeting of Fifth State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee held; 4. NC delegates continue group-wise discussions; 5. Booklet on Clarifications at Press Conference in circulation; 6. Foreign Minister sends message of congratulations to Thailand; 7. Government investing heavily in projects for improvement of transport and education, development of human resources and economy, and enhancement of health care Maungmagan BEMS gets new school building; 8. Basic diplomatic skills course concludes; 9. Tatmadaw columns practise drills; 10. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 11. Development tasks in Mandalay Division inspected; 12. Radio play hailing 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; 13. Officials urged to step up small-scale industrial development; 14. NCC Management Committee facilitates functions; 15. Reagent of Hepatitis C donated; 16. UMFCCI continues its annual general meeting; 17. Armed Forces Day commemorative booths inspected; 18. District-to-district road built in Yedashe Township; 19. 27th Inter-State/Division Golf Championship continues..."PERSPECTIVES": "In the interest of the nation and the 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: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 March 2005
Date of publication: 17 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Ireland; 2. NC delegates, wellwishers donate K 14.3m hailing 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; 3. Meetings of NC delegate groups held; 4. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to his counterpart of Ireland; 5. Lt-Gen Maung Bo tours Myeik, Kyunsu Townships; 6. Alleged forced recruitment of soldiers especially child conscriptions are based on false information; 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo attends opening of multimedia classrooms of BEMS in Myeik; 8. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects regional development tasks in Bokpyin, Taninthayi Division; 9. Foreign Minister sends felicitations to his counterpart of Ireland; 10. Minister meets Singaporean Sayadaw; 11. Government and KNU in direct contact Progress has been made in the discussions between officials concerned and KNU delegates; 12. An evidence of Ywet Sit’s SURA insurgent group on producing and trafficking narcotic drugs; 13. Commander, USDA Secretariat Member tour Kachin State; 14. Armed Forces Day comemmorative booths inspected; 15. Task for sufficient supply of drinking water inspected; 16. Tatmadawmen of parade columns entertained; 17. Cash and kind donated to MMCWA; 18. Prize winners announced; 19. Talks on general knowledge of MWAF held; 20. Exhibition booths inspected; 21. Myanmar youth win over host Brunei 6-0; 22. 27th Inter-State/Division Golf Championship continues; 23. Inter-State/Division Golf Championship 2005 opens..."PERSPETVIES": "Strive for earlier completion of irrigation projects"(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: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 March 2005
Date of publication: 16 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Innovative measures are to be taken with added momentum for production of electrical apparatuses Senior General Than Shwe inspects Kunchaung Hydropower Project, Ye Nwe Multi-purpose Dam Project in Bago Division; 2. Upgrading of roads and bridges along Taninthayi-Bokpyin Road inspected; 3. Myanmar welcomes ratification of the Anti-secession Law by NPC of the People’s Republic of China; 4. Big nations of west bloc use ILO as political forum to put pressure on Myanmar in order to install their puppet government in power; 5. Myanmar delegation leaves for India; 6. New houses for rural people in Patheingyi Township; 7. Parade columns continue drill practising; 8. New roads put into service in Bago Division; 9. Course of Training of Service Providers on Trafficking in Persons concludes; 10. Law books available; 11. NCC Work Committee, support bodies meet..."PERSPECTIVES": "Make full use of natural resources for regional development"(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: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 March 2005
Date of publication: 15 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Importance of wider exploitation of land and water resources in Bago Division stressed Senior General Than Shwe meets local authorities, officials, members of social organizations in Toungoo; 2. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Malaysian Minister; 3. Lt-Gen Maung Bo on tour of Kawthoung, Taninthayi Division; 4. NC delegate groups discuss compilation of papers on discussions; 5. Seminar on Malaysia-Myanmar Business Opportunities held; 6. Medical Seminar held; 7. Biography of late Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kesara (Agga Maha Pandita); 8. Minister inspects construction of Chindwin Shipyards; 9. Myanma Traditional Maha Thingyan Rules Enforcement Committee meets; 10. Minister looks into factories in Indakaw Industrial Zone; 11. Military columns practise parade drills; 12. Course No 3/2005 in Enhanced Diplomatic Skills concludes; 13. Tailoring course of MMCWA concludes; 14. Temporary road closure; 15. Official inspects district road; 16. Armed Forces Day commemorative computer quiz continues..."PERSPECTIVES":"Build more resorts for development of tourism industry"(page 2)...FEATURE:"National Convention that will server interest of entire people"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Perodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.0 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 March 2005
Date of publication: 14 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Khabaung dam project will irrigate 100,000 acres of farmland and power plant project can generate 30 megawatts Senior General Than Shwe inspects Khabaung Multipurpose Dam Project, Thandaung Hill Station; 2. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development tasks in Khamaukgyi Township; 3. Lt-Gen Ye Myint on tour of Myitkyina; 4. Malaysian delegation arrives; 5. Senior General Than Shwe offers rice, edible oil, alms to Sayadaws of monasteries in Toungoo; 6. Tatmadawmen of military columns entertained; 7. Dry Day Supervisory Committee makes inspection; 8. Culture Minister oversees maintenance tasks of ancient stupas in Bangan NyaungU; 9. Armed Forces Day commemorative computer quiz continues; 10. Deputy Minister inspects CNG filling stations; 11. Yenangyoung Industrial Zone, small loan services inspected; 12. NC delegates visit pagodas, churches in Yangon City; 13. Winners of Yangon Command military band, volleyball team honoured..."PERSPECTIVES": " Work in concert to bring about equitable development across the nation"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Proper use of knowledge for lifelong prosperity"(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: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 March 2005
Date of publication: 13 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWSL 1. Completion of Shwegyin Hydel Power Plant will lead to development of cottage industry Senior General Than Shwe tours Shwegyin region in Bago Division; 2. Private sector contributing more than 91 pc to trade sector As State-run organizations quitted trading rice, cotton, sugarcane, rubber, turnover of private sector is on the increase; 3. Secretary-1 addresses Annual General Meeting (2/2005) of MWVO; 4. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects development tasks in Tanai, Phakant; 5. The region or state high courts should be vested with the exclusive original jurisdiction; 6. The judges appointed in accordance with law are to take charge of the entire judicial affairs across the whole Union at the courts formed according to the Constitution or any of other laws; 7. Blood donated to Children’s Hospital; 8. Parade columns keep up marching practice; 9. Semifossilized skeleton, skulls unearthed in ancient Hanlingyi city; 10. Myawady TV programmes on air via new satellite; 11. UMFCCI holds annual general meeting; 12. U-21 Myanmar team trounce Singapore team 6-0..."PERSPECTIVES": "Gear up for historic democracy movement"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Informaion,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2005


Title: "The New Light Of Myamar" 12 March 2005
Date of publication: 12 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Delegates lay down detailed basic principles of legislative sector successfully with Union Spirit National Convention Convening Commission, NCC Work Committee, NCC Management Committee hold meeting; 2. Government rendering assistance to all-round development of Panhsaung Lt-Gen Ye Myint tours Nanyun and Panhsaung; 3. State service personnel shall be free from party politics; 4. Self-administered division and self-administered zone leading bodies shall, in accord with the law, supervise and coordinate functions of civil service organizations discharging duties in their territory; 5. Matters coordinated for ensuring smooth and secure transport in city; 6. Construction Minister inspects progress of Pyapon Bridge Project; 7. Meeting of Central Committee for Organizing 42nd Myanma Gems Emporium held; 8. Tourist Maps of Myanmar (TMM-14) published; 9. UN Coordinator, UNICEF Resident Representative tour Thanlyin, Kyauktan; 10. Map of Bagan (08-2005) comes out; 11. Prize-distribution for inter-pre-primary school all-round physical and intellectual contest held; 12. Sanitation movement signboard erected; 13. UMFCCI AGM Exhibition; 14. Armed Forces Day parade columns entertained; 15. Mayor inspects tarring of roads..."PERSPECTIVES":"To organize and lead national people, render cooperation in public welfare tasks"(page 2)...FEATURE:" Keep constant alertness and vigilance"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 March 2005
Date of publication: 11 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Lt-Gen Ye Myint on inspection tour of Nanyun in Sagaing Division; 2. Military Attachés, wives and families back from Shan State tour; 3. The region or state government shall have the responsibility to assist the Union Government in its drive to ensure stability of the State, community peace and tranquillity and the rule of law; 4. In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the region or state government shall have the right to submit to the Region or State Hluttaw the necessary Bill relevant to the matters embodied in the Region or State Legislative List; 5. Military Attachés, wives and families tour Taunggyi, Inlay, Pindaya, Kalaw of Eastern Command area; 6. Summer Buddhist Culture Course; 7. Road construction tasks inspected; 8. Commander meets staff posted to Cocogyun Township; 9. Mines Minister receives Dae Woo Int’l Corporation Chairman; 10. Tatmadaw columns practise drills; 11. Feasibility of nickel mine inspected at Tagoung Hill; 12. Ferries for UMFCCI AGM; 13. Decoration made for Armed Forces Day Exhibition; 14. Winners in essay, poem and article contests announced; 15. New Sanyo products introduced; 16. ICCA-2005 continues; 17. 15th Oto-Rhinolaryngologists’ Conference commences; 18. Thein Zaw Myint Champion in Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for national economic development"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Nyimuya"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 March 2005
Date of publication: 10 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Group discussions on compilation of proposals on sharing of executive and judicial powers to be included in framing of State Constitution held; 2. Public Relations & Information Management Course No 5 opened; 3. Union Government shall submit bill concerning matters Pyidaungsu Hluttaw can enact into law within framework of provisions of Constitution, and shall submit them to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw; 4. By exercising the legislative power, Pyidaungsu Hluttaw shall have the right not only to enact laws considered necessary for the State but also to make necessary decisions in the interest of the State; 5. Malaysia-Myanmar economic opportunities to be discussed; 6. Winners of Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; 7. Third International conference on Computer Applications commences; 8. Cash donated for power supply and educational tasks in Bago Division; 9. Tatmadawmen of parade columns entertained; 10. Cultivation of summer paddy, others crops inspected in Pathein District; 11. Construction Minister inspects Sittoung Bridge (Mokpalin); 12. Kyaw Thiha, Thein Zaw Myint share lead in Tiger-Myanmar Amateur Golf Tourney..."PERSPECTIVES":"Take an active part in all national endeavours"(page 2)...FEATURE:"SHAN State(South) contributing towards transition to mechanized farming(continue from yesterday)"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 March 2005
Date of publication: 09 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Chairman of Daewoo Int’l Corporation; 2. Explanations on adoption of detailed basic principles for sharing of executive, judicial powers to be included in drawing up State Constitution submitted; 3. Arrangements for cultivation of 200,000 acres of rubber in Bokpyin Township inspected; 4. The Union Government upholds and maintains stability, peace, and prevalence of law and order in the country; 5. The President shall sign laws passed and enacted by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw after taking action according to provisions of the Constitution Such signed laws shall be promulgated in official Gazette; 6. Foreign military attaches, families seen off; 7. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 8. Booths of Ministry of Religious Affairs inspected; 9. 6th International ICT Exhibition 2005 on 29 March; 10. Tatmadaw columns practise drills; 11. 42nd Myanma Gem Emporium on 30 March; 12. Workshop on food & nutrition programmes held; 13. Health education seminar held; 14. International Women’s Day observed; 15. Tiger-Myanmar Amateur Open 2005 Golf Tournament goes on..."POEM:Message from twin banyans" : "Establish the Union...No tint needed...* Love the Union...There’s no harm..."(page 7)..."PERSPECTIVES":Tpwards a new peaceful and developed State"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Shan State(South) contributing towards transition to machanized farming"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light Of Myanmar" 8 March 2005
Date of publication: 08 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Work Committee’s clarification concerning detailed basic principles to be laid down for sharing of executive and judicial powers to be included in drawing of the State Constitution submitted; 2. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development works in Myeik; 3. According to already-laid-down basic principles, the President will have to undertake duties of both the Head of State and the Head of Union Government; 4. The President of the State, in accord with law, shall appoint and dismiss heads of bodies of public services; 5. Sri Lankan delegation returns home; 6. Cash and kind donated to Tatmadaw members of Armed Forces Day Parade; 7. Management Committee for Observance of 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day meets; 8. Tatmadaw columns practise drills; 9. Winners of military code of conduct and extempore talks contests announced; 10. Prizes for Crops Production, Crops Competition awarded; 11. Provisions presented to Tatmadaw members participating in railroad construction; 12. Pre-primary Teachership course opened; 13. Tiger-Myanmar Amateur Open 2005 Golf Tournament commences; 14. Myanmar-Japan Volleyball Friendly Meet..."PERSPECTIVES":"Work in concert for rural development"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Mandalay, archaelogical hub of Myanmar"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 March 2005
Date of publication: 07 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Convocation of University for Development of National Races held UDNR Trainees urged to serve interest of the State and enhance dignity of the university; 2. Tasks of Management Committee for Organizing 58th Anniversary Union Day reviewed; 3. The Union Government is to take necessary steps according to the Union budget law enacted by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw; 4. Pyidaungsu Hluttaw shall enact required laws if the need arises to do so for the Union territories in connection with matters for which legislative powers are delegated to Region or State Hluttaws or self-administered division or zone leading bodies; 5. MoI making arrangements to open village libraries across the country 39,396 books, K 3,129,000 donated; 6. Myanmar Photographic Society to be set up as strong organization for serving national interest Prizes presented to winners in Independence Day Commemorative Photo Contest; 7. Natural resources extracted in the whole Union should be distributed to all regions, states under the management of the Union itself; 8. Tatmadawmen of parade columns entertained; 9. Officials urged to make efforts for timely completion of projects; 10. Blood donor membership applications presented; 11. Merchants, industrialists leave for Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand; 12. UMFCCI AGM to be held in MCC; 13. Road construction in Hmawby inspected; 14. Concluding of JAT course, assignment presenting of BEd graduates held; 15. Coord meeting on foundry plant construction project in Ayethaya Industrial Zone held..."PERSPECTIVES": "To make concerted efforts with correct outlooks"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Apply knowledge and attentiveness(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and periodicals enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(860kb)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 March 2005
Date of publication: 06 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Republic of Ghana; 2. GAD staff should understand overriding importance of their unctions and implement... 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects cultivation of summer paddy in Pyay District; 4. The State shall enact necessary laws to protect the rights of workers Necessary laws will be enacted to create job opportunities; 5. No separate law needs enacting since national races have been following the amicable settlement through customary practices of their own in their regions or states; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo on tour of Myeik in Taninthayi Division; 7. UDNR Council holds meeting 1/2005; 8. Co-ord meeting for functions of UDNR held; 9. NC delegates visit Kyaikkhauk Pagoda, National Races Village; 10. Special tours for holiday makers; 11. Dinner hosted to trainees of UDNR; 12. Roads to be closed temporarily; 13. Tatmadawmen of columns entertained; 14. Medical Equipment donated; 15. Selected Myanmar Sepak Takraw team honoured..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive in cincert for development of pilitical, economic and social sectors in the State"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Discussion of pensioners-6"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(906kb)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 March 2005
Date of publication: 05 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Mexico; 2. Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic; 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Thayawady District in Bago Division (West); 4. Legislative power to enact laws for reclamation of vacant, fallow and virgin lands should be entrusted to the Union; 5. Most of the delegate groups suggested that a detailed basic principle be laid down in the Union Legislative List as third point ‘standardization and specification of manufactured commodities’; 6. Matters coordinated for observance of 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day; 7. Left thumb-substitute surgical operation performed successfully; 8. Minister inspects Fresh Water Fish Garden; 9. Parade columns practise drill; 10. Winners of short story, novel, article contests announced; 11. DMA Golden Jubilee; 12. Tatmadaw columns continue practising drills; 13. Workshop on medicines sale closed; 14. MWAF concludes annual general meeting successfully; 15. Press conference on Tiger-Myanmar Amateur Open held; 16. Myanmar maintains victory over Japan in volley friendly...POEM: "We remain unmoved" "What we do, our earth, our water with our people, proportionately Though things remain encouraging They blame us without fail..."(page 8)...FEATURE:"YCDC undertaking city housing development tasks"(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 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 March 2005
Date of publication: 04 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker; 2. Myanmar women do not need to make demand nor struggle for women rights and are enjoying these rights since born -- MWAF annual meeting commences; 3. Detailed basic principles for sharing of legislative power clarified. 98.7 per cent of delegates attend NC plenary session; 4. Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker arrives; 5. Myanmar dismisses US issue on violation of human rights; 6. Regarding the sharing of legislative power, the National Convention has already laid down a fundamental principle --Legislative power is shared among Union Hluttaw, Region Hluttaws & State Hluttaws Legislative power shall be distributed to self-administered areas; 7. Central level issues passport and identification certificate The central level also takes charge of foreigners visiting, staying in and leaving Myanmar by scrutinizing their entry visas Responsibility for immigration, deportation falls on central level; 8. Exam centres for in-patient students; 9. Myanmar Gazette; 10. Minister presents gifts to Tatmadawmen of Aung San column; 11. Matriculation exam identity cards to be drawn beginning 8 March; 12. PBANRDA Minister inspects development tasks; 13. Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation holds annual general meeting..."PERSPECTIVES":"Strive for development of agriculture sector"(page 2).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Unoin of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 March 2005
Date of publication: 03 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Bulgaria; 2. 140m gallons to be added to city’s daily water supply system Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects functions of Yangon City Water Supply Project (Ngamoeyeik); 3. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends felicitations to his counterpart of Bulgaria; 4. 8th National Sanitation Week activities launched; 5. Myanmar beat Kinki University 3-2 in friendly volleyball match; 6. North-East Command Commander inspects plantations in Lashio; 7. 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day parade columns entertained; 8. Minister for Foreign Affairs sends felicitations to his counterpart of Bulgaria; 9. Members of MFPTMA leave for Malaysia; 10. Myanmar delegation arrives back; 11. Commander, Minister open Mandalay City Hotel; 12. USDA CEC member tours Mon State; 13. Trainees visit National Races Village; 14. Minister inspects paving of roads, extension of runway at Hkamti Airport; 15. CEC member makes field trips; 16. Commander, Mayor inspect upgrading of Yangon City; 17. Minister attends completion certificate presentation ceremony; 18. Development tasks carried out in Magway, Mandalay, Ayeyawady Divisions; 19. Repaved road put back into service in Thakayta; 20. Grovit chewtablets introduced; 21. Spoken English course opened..."PERSPECTIVES": "Work together for realization of seven-point policy programme"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Towards new nation with flourishing Niraggala"(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: 05 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 March 2005
Date of publication: 02 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. For shifting to mechanized farming, steps taken to mass-produce agricultural machinery The entire peasantry to work hand in hand with national people for emergence of an enduring constitution, and for successful realization of seven-point policy programme of the future of the State; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects construction of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon); 3. Equitable development of all states and divisions, crucial to future of nation to be able to stay in touch with nations in the region Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets departmental officials in Mandalay; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San pay homage to Maha Muni Buddha Image in Mandalay; 5. Chairman of Leading Committee Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects drilling of parade columns; 6. Locals in Pyapon get potable water; 7. Test-run of Shwe-3 oil well, exploration of natural gas inspected; 8. NC delegates entertained; 9. List of winners of Armed Forces Day commemorative poetry competitions announced; 10. Concluding and opening of courses of Commerce Ministry; 11. Parade columns practice drills; 12. Myanmar -Japan volleyball friendly on 2 March; 13. Vitorious Myanmar Archery Team arrives back; 14. 260 drug-related cases exposed in 2005-January..."POEM:We See" "Fresh and arious nation’s beloved flowers Fully disciplined and modern For development to take root..."(page 11)...FEATURE:" Dramatic Thanlwin Bridge"(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: 05 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 March 2005
Date of publication: 01 March 2005
Description/subject: DOMEXTIC NEWS: 1. Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army General Prawit Wongsuwon arrives on official visit; 2. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife attend Shwehtidaw hoisting ceremony of Historic Maha Shwemyintin Pagoda in PyinOoLwin; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hosts luncheon to Thai goodwill delegation led by Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army General Prawit Wongsuwon; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army General Prawit Wongsuwona; 5. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sees off Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army General Prawit Wongsuwon; 6. Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army tours Yangon; 7. National Convention Convening Commission Chairman asks after delegates; 8. Education Minister visits schools in Padaung, Pyay University; 9. Service personnel urged to boost production of oil and gas; 10. Five-million-year-old fossils found in central Myanmar; 11. National Convention delegates entertained; 12. F&R Minister meets departmental officials in Mon, Kayin States; 13. Delegate group of peasants meets; 14. Diplomats tour Kachin State and Mandalay Division..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for development of industrial zones"(page 2)...FEATURE:"National Convention delegates serving interests of the nation"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Unoin of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 February 2005
Date of publication: 28 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend consecration ceremony of Gandakuti Hall for Alaungdaw Kassapa Statue in Kani Township; 2. Chairman of Management Committee for Observance of Armed Forces Day meets Tatmadaw members of parade columns; 3. Australia’s Scott Strange emerges champion in Myanmar Open; 4. Education, health, economic and social infrastructures can be built for the people with the use of revenues; 5. Commander attends ceremony to mark Eighth Year National Sanitation Week; 6. Commander inspects agriculture, construction tasks in Lashio; 7. Minister inspects production of agricultural equipment, auto parts in Hsinde, Htonbo; 8. NC delegates in recreational activities; 9. NC delegates entertained; 10. Mudon Township gets new gymnasium; 10. U Nyunt Maung Shein appointed UN Permanent Representative; 11. Education Minister meets faculty members in Zigon, Paungde Township; 12. Vehicles of departments, Tatmadaw checked on dry day; 13. Deputy Minister inspects mining blocks; 14. Raw opium seized in Mandalay..."PERSPECTIVES":"Make integrated efforts for national development"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Four misconceptions hindering the drive to introduce democracy in Myanmar"(page 6)
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 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 February 2005
Date of publication: 27 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Harmonious efforts of entire national people result in food output more than sufficient for increasing population; 2. Ngamoeyeik Sluice Gate put into service; 3. Foreign Minister back from Dhaka; 4. MTEA General Secretary leaves for S’pore; 5. Winners of Armed Forces Day commemorative colour photo competitions announced; 6. Myanmar Livestock Breeding Federation holds fifth annual general meeting; 7. The budgets of Union ministries and of organizations at Union level are to be checked under the aegis of a Vice-President nominated by the President of the State; 8. NC delegates tour Kandawgyi Gardens of Yangon City; 9. NC delegates in recreational activities; 10. NC delegates entertained; 11. Eighth National Sanitation Week 2005 opens; 12. Boxing trials for three classes held; 13. Myanmar Open golf tournament continues for third round; 14. Opium, heroin, stimulant tablets seized in Phakant..."PERSPECTIVES": "Exert harmonious efforts for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Public resolve to crush all saboteurs"(page 6)
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 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 February 2005
Date of publication: 26 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend ceremony to hoist Shwehtidaw atop Maha Sukha Sitala Pagoda, consecration ceremony in Kawlin Township; 2. Delegate groups meet to submit proposals to NCC Work Committee; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife attend Buddha Pujaniya of Maha Shwesigyi Pagoda in Kanbalu; 4. Construction of Yangon-Thanlyin Bridge No-2, Kayan sluice gate inspected; 5. Myanmar wins gold in International Sailing Regatta; 6. Self-administered area legislative bodies are to enact necessary laws, with the legislative power delegated to them, in accord with objectives and essence stipulated in the Constitution; 7. Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport meets; 9. Minister visits booths at DSM; 10. Minister inspects village school; 11. Coord meeting on opening Fresh Water Fish Garden held; 12. Rural roads inspected in Hmawby; 13. Winners announced for military and marching song contests; 14. Yangon City being upgraded; 15. World Meteorological Day commemorative essay and article competitions to be held; 16.Wellwishers invited to donate periodicals for village libraries..."PERSPECTIVES":"Improve socio-economic life of local people through agriculture"(page 2)....
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(474KB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 February 2005
Date of publication: 25 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Kuwait; 2. Records should be kept to know relations between rainfall in nearby townships and inflow of water into Thaphanseik Dam Vice-Senior General Maung Aye tours Sagaing Division; 3. Prime Minister sends felicitations to Kuwait; 4. Panel of chairmen, delegates of national races discuss proposal; 5. National Convention Convening Commission, Work Committee and Management Committee meet; 6. Foreign Minister leaves for Bangladesh; 7. Culture Minister receives Japanese researchers; 8. FM sends felicitations to Kuwait; 9. Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee meets; 10. Military Code of Conduct & Extempore Talks Contests continue; 11. Panel of chairmen, delegates of peasant discuss compilation of paper; 12. Representatives-elect delegate group, intellectuals and intelligentsia delegate group read papers; 13. Reserved forests inspected; 14. Legislative power should be vested in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw made up of the representatives from all over the country; 15. NC delegates entertained; 16. Myanmar B team secures first prize in Sepak Takraw men’s double event; 17. Thailand’s Thongchai, England’s Matthew share 67 in Myanmar Open..."PERSPECTIVES": "Improving ties between Myanmar and the Philippines"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Towards successful implementation of seven-point Road Map adopted in accord with Myanmar way of life"(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Peridicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 February 2005
Date of publication: 24 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend Fourth Buddha Pujaniya of Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Buddha Image; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulatory message to Croatian President; 3. Myanmar places importance in ASEAN and its commitment to moving towards closer cohesion and economic integration; 4. Prime Minister meets Philippine Senate President, Speaker of House of Representatives; 5. Philippine President hosts luncheon in honour of Myanmar goodwill delegation; 6. Prime Minister concludes visit to Philippines; 7. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win receives ILO officials; 8. Thai delegation leaves for Mandalay; 9. Myanmar archery team leaves for Thailand; 10. Further burgeoning of the noblest and worthiest of worldly values namely justice, liberty and equality in the State; 11. Panel of chairmen hold discussions with representatives; 12. Proposals of delegates of workers discussed; 13. Prizes for Cycling Race; 14. Development Affairs tasks inspected in Kyaukse; 15. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 16. New ATR-42 aircraft for Air Bagan; 17. Doh Kyeywa Journal out; 18. Seminar on IT on 25 Feb; 19. Military Code of Conduct and Emtempore Talks continue; 20. Stimulant tablets, weapons seized..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards closer ties between Myanmar and Philippines"(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: 25 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 February 2005
Date of publication: 23 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe felicitates King of Brunei; 2. Prime Minister sends felicitations to Brunei Darussalam; 3. General Thura Shwe Mann welcomes back Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win and party; 4. PM’s visit a drive to further strengthen existing goodwill relations, cooperation between two countries Philippines not accept economic sanctions against Myanmar imposed by some big nations; 5. Alternate chairmen clarify NCC Work Committee Chairman’s explanation on adopting basic detailed principles for division of legislative power to be included in drawing of the State Constitution; 6. Thai NDC delegation visits ancient pagodas in Bago; 7. FM sends felicitations to Brunei; 8. Prime Minister and party arrive Manila; 9. Management task of densely populated urban areas, towns entrusted to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Management affairs of villages should be entrusted to region or state Hluttaws which know their objective conditions best; 10. NCCWC, members of panels of chairmen of delegate groups meet; 11. National Convention Convening Work Committee meets; 12. NC delegates entertained; 13. Greening projects inspected; 14. Water supply tasks inspected in Mandalay Division; 15. Coord meeting for 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Exhibition held; 16. Respects paying ceremony held; 17. Kawseinban village in Hpa-an Township, Kayin State gets library..."PERSPECTIVES": "Extends cultivation of new items crops"(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: 25 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 February 2005
Date of publication: 22 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National Convention continues with 1071 delegates, accounting for 99.07 per cent Matters on management, judicial, legislative sectors submitted; 2. Minister inspects raft jetties, Zoological Gardens (Yangon); 3. Regional Development Special Refresher Course No 4 opened; 4. Minister looks into industrial raw materials, warehouses in Taungdwingyi Township; 5. Bio-gas Electric Power Plants open in Thazi; 6. Appointment of Ambassador agreed on; 7. Thai NDC delegation arrives; 8. Gold plates offered to Shwedagon Pagoda; 9. The State shall help promote socio-economic development including education, health, economy, transport and communications of less developed national races; 10. Eye surgical team tours Rakhine State; 11. Rural development tasks inspected in Mandalay Div; 12. Public Relations Work Efficiency Course (Officers) No 1/2005 opens; 13. Minister attends course opening ceremony; 14. Commander inspects information work in Lashio; 15. New Nibban antennas introduced; 16. Poultry farms in Nawnghkio, PyinOoLwin Township inspected; 17. New cinema opened in Lashio; 18. Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Championship Shield Table Tennis Tournament opens..."PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for emergence of discipline-flourishing democracy"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Let the truth be known"(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: 25 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 February 2005
Date of publication: 21 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win on his departure for Philippines; 2. Secretary-1 attends openig ceremony of World Series International Sepaktakraw Championship-2005 (Myanmar); 3. Standardization of weighing systems, copyrights, patents, trademarks, industrial designs, intellectual properties are issues that should be included in Union Legislative List; 4. Myanmar beat Thai in International Sepaktakraw C’ship; 5. Industry-1 Minister inspects development tasks in Magway; 6. Indagaw Industrial Region inspected; 7. Medical Seminar held; 8. Information Deputy Minister inspects TV retransmission station in Lashio; 9. Transport Minister looks into 12,000-ton dry dockyard; 10. Areas in far corners of nation need regional arrangements to improve their transport sector; 11. Chairman of NCCC enjoys performance of University of Culture; 12. NC delegates take relaxation, visit shops; 13. Only when institutes, degree colleges, universities throughout the country adopt same curricula, syllabus, teaching methods will all-round development of education take shape; 14. In knowledge age teacher discharges lofty national duty in shaping correct way to bring about national interest for future of the State and the people Special Refresher Course No 22 for Basic Education Teachers concludes at CICS (Upper Myanmar)..."PERSPECTIVES": "Exert harmonious efforts for promotion of education standard(Page 2)...FEATURE:"National Convention on its way with five characteristics(page 6)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 February 2005
Date of publication: 20 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Teachers urged to participate in constructive endeavours with correct policy of government in interests of people Special Refresher Course No 56 for Basic Education Teachers concluded; 2. 52nd Maha Convocation of Abhidhamma and Visuddhimagga examinations held; 3. Robust economy required for nation as its economy is serving as main link connecting political and social sectors; 4. NC delegates enjoy film; 5. The State shall provide inputs such as technology, investments, machinery, raw materials etc. as much as it can for changeover from manual to mechanized agriculture; 6. Not only do matters suitable to be put in energy, electricity, mineral and forestry sector concern the whole nation, but they also link with regions or states; 7. I&R Minister looks into paddy, crops cultivation tasks; 8. Coordination meeting on assembling of CNG-run vehicles held; 9. Minister visits Pwintbyu Textile Factory..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for emergence of discipline-flourishing democratic nation"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Mon State enjoying fruitful results of developments"(page 5)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 February 2005
Date of publication: 19 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National Convention continues at Pyidaungsu Hall of Nyaunghnapin Camp Delegates’ proposals to lay down detailed basic principles for sharing of legislative power to be included in framing of Constitution clarified; 2. Information Minister hosts dinner to correspondents of foreign news agencies; 3. Myanmar in her exercise of foreign policies plays active part in such campaigns as world peace & security, anti-colonialism... 4. NC delegates enjoy entertainment, play games for recreation; 5. Minister Brig-Gen Thein Zaw receives Korean Ambassador; 6. International Sepaktakraw teams arrive; 7. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than looks into development tasks in Bago Division; 8. USDA members of Kayin national race visit USDA Headquarters; 9. To raise living standard of people and to accumulate capital, undertakings of finance and planning are essential for not only Union but also region or states; 10. Cash donated to MWAF; 11. Works for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem and art competition & exhibition inspected; 12. Monywa Open Golf tournament to be held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for emergence of an enduring constitution"(page 2)...FEATURE:"To raise living standard of people and to accumulate capital, undertakings of finance and planning are essential for not only Union but also region or states"(page 9)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 February 2005
Date of publication: 18 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. To be disciplined, to be tranquil & peaceful, to ensure permanent democracy depend on people, political forces Combined efforts to be made farsightedly, broad-mindedly to address dissention, distrust stemming from personal attachment, sectarianism, foreign provocative acts; 2. National Convention reconvenes 99.44% of delegates attend; diplomats, journalists observe; 3. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win to payofficial visit to Philippines; 4. Delegates to make discussions within framework of procedures to lay down basic principles to be included in drafting a durable Constitution; 5. Foreign diplomats visit Nyaunghnapin Camp; 6. Cooperatives Minister views paddy husk-fired power generators; 7. 6th Conference of Myanmar Anaesthetic Surgeons Association opens; 8. Notes of Panel of Chairmen of National Convention 19 Feb; 9. Booths at Defence Services Museum decorated; 10. Cash donated to tsunami-hit victims..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a discipline-flourishing democracy"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Thanlwain Bridge(Mawlamyine)-largest, longest and finest of its kind in Union(page 6)
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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 February 2005
Date of publication: 17 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Secretary-1 inspects preparations for National Convention; 2. NCCWC meeting held; 3. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects construction of Toungoo-Yedashe Road; 4. Commander visits Mingaladon, Hlegu; 5. Progress of building Pyapon Bridge inspected; 6. Minister receives Korean Ambassador; 7. Myanmar Open 2005 on 24-27 February; 8. Measures for boosting export of agricultural produces discussed; 9. 58th Anniversary Union Day Exhibition continues for final day; 10. Hotel, communication services inspected in Magway, Bago Divisions; 11. Mawlaik District honours Union Day, supports National Convention; 12. Union Day delegates leave for home; 13. Mandalay Mayor’s Trophy Horticultural Show & Contest 12-26 Feb; 14. Bio-gas power plant opened in Myingyan Township; 15. Panglong observes 58th Anniversary Union Day; 16. BNSc trainees visit National Health Museum; 17. Functions of mental health research and care services explained..."PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production of marine products of good quality"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Nucleus of the Union"(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: 18 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 February 2005
Date of publication: 16 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Secretary-1 hosts dinner for Union Day delegates; 2. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects Bago-Toungoo section of Yangon-Mandalay Union Highway Project; 3. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects accommodation of parade columns; 4. Commander, Mayor inspect measures for upgrading of Yangon City; 5. Victorious national archery team honoured; 6. Buddha Pujaniya of Thiri Mingalar KabaAye Pagoda to be held; 7. Summer paddy plantations, construction of Ngamoeyeik sluice gate inspected; 8. Minister on inspection tour of Panmawady River crossing bridge; 9. CNG filling station opens; 10. More National Convention delegate groups arrive; 11. Teachership diploma certificate presentation held; 12. Banking services inspected in Mandalay; 13. Myanmar Foreign Correspondents Club meets; 14. Minister inspects MIPL, MITT ports; 15. Union Day Exhibition packed with visitors; 16. Union Day delegates on tour of downtown Yangon; 17. Watershed plantations inspected in Thayet District; 18. 3,012 drug-related cases exposed in 2004..."PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for further national development"(page 2)...FEATURE:" Discussion of pensioners-5"(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: 18 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 February 2005
Date of publication: 15 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Walk straight on the way with full Union Spirit; 2. PM receives UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser; 3. Minister inspects irrigation facilities in Bago; 4. Preparations for National Convention inspected; 5. Kyaukme Dist hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 6. More National Convention delegates arrive; 7. Minister, Commander inspect Pathein Airport; 8. Ceremony to honour Union Day and to support National Convention held in Kunlong; 9. Ministry of Industry-1 conducts courses; 10. Minister inspects drilling of parade companies of Fire Brigade; 11. Hkamti District holds rally in honour of Union Day, support of NC; 12. Laukkai hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 13. Development tasks inspected in Taikkyi, Hmawby; 14. Union Day delegates tour downtown Yangon; 15. K 1.5m for Buddhist monastery in Paris; 16. Union Day Exhibition continues; 17. New line of diabetic medicine introduced..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for industrial development"(page 2)...FEATURE:"National Convention laying foundation of democratic nation"(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: 18 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 Fabruary 2005
Date of publication: 14 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National solidarity is the strength of the nation; 2. Installation of CNG engines discussed in Mandalay Division; 3. National Convention delegate groups arrive; 4. Rubber, tapioca farms inspected in Kawhamu, Twantay; 5. Ministry of Information honours outstanding staff; 6. Centenary Buddha Pujaniya of Atuladhipati Mahamuni Thakya Koedatgyi Pagoda Buddha Image held; 7. Three-storey building for Mingalar TaungdawU Kyaungtaik inaugurated; 8. Minister inspects fuel and CNG filling stations in Mandalay Division; 9. Rural gravel road opened in Sittway; 10. Dry day inspection teams check Tatmadaw, departmental vehicles; 11. New design clothes of He & She Fashion Co introduced; 12. Union Day delegates visit MRTV, markets; 13. First Triathlon Contest held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for improvement of socio-economic life of local people"(page 2)...FEATURE:" Centenary Buddha Pujaniya Atuladhipati Mahamuni Thakya Koedatgyi Pagoda Buddha Image Held"(page 6)
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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 Fabruary 2005
Date of publication: 13 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National strengths that always safeguard the Union; 2. Senior General Than Shwe and wife host Union Day reception and dinner; 3. Over 10,000 people attend 58th Anniversary Union Flag Hoisting Ceremony; 4. Union Flag conveyed from Kyimyindine Township to People’s Square; 5. Myanmar delegation leaves for India; 6. Extended cultivation of rubber coordinated; 7. Clarifications given to video/VCD industry; 8. Transport Ministry holds coordination meeting; 9. Union Day commemorative ceremonies; 10. Union Day Exhibition continues; 11. Kachin delegates to National Convention arrive; 12. State/division delegates attend Union Day ceremony; 13. Pathein-Mawtinsoon bus line launched..."PERSPECTIVES": "Hold on to national solidarity to build discipline-flourishing democracy"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Over 10,000 attend 58th Anniversary..."(page 16)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 February 2005
Date of publication: 12 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Strengthen national solidarity through the cultivation of patriotic spirit and Union Spirit Shape a peaceful, modern, developed, discipline-flourishing democratic nation; 2. Union Flag arrives in Kyimyindine Township from Thanlyin Township; 3. Minister visits mangosteen, pomelo plantations; 4. National Convention Convening Management Committee meets, inspects preparations; 5. Advocacy Meeting on Lead Contamination in Foods held; 6. Myanma Tatmadaw Medical Conference concludes; 7. Wellwishers donate cash and kind for 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade; 8. Union Day delegates visit downtown Yangon; 9. Mines Ministry holds meeting; 10. Meeting hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 11. Dinner for Union Day delegates; 12. Information Deputy Minister views Union Day Exhibition; 13. New tube-well put into service in Myaing..."PERPSECTIVES": "Perpetual existence of the Union through national solidarity"(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: 17 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 February 2005
Date of publication: 11 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMSTIC NEWS: 1.Always safeguard national policies; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Iran; 3. Local farmers urged to grow rubber for long-term benefit Secretary-1 inspects regional development in Kengtung; 4. Secretary-1 inspects arrangements for 58th Anniversary Union Day Dinner; 5. Nanattaw Overpass put into service; 6. Government achieving success in national development drive as it always keeps in fore national policy; 7. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein presents Union Shield to Mandalay Division Team; 8. Union Flag relayed to Thanlyin; 9. Putao District commemorates Union Day, hails National Convention; 10. Secretary-General of USDA meets executives in Mon State; 11. Development affairs tasks inspected in Kengtung; 12. Union Day delegates visit downtown Yangon; 13. New tube-well put into service in Yesagyo; 14. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 15. Ceremony to hoist Union Flag to be telecast live; 16. Baby show contest held; 17. Ceremony to honour Union Day and to support National Convention in Gangaw District..."PERSPECTIVES": "Safeguard development infrastructures"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Unoin of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 February 2005
Date of publication: 10 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Endeavours to achieve all-round progress in all parts of country made simultaneously; 2. Lt-Gen Soe Win congratulates Dr Thaksin on re-election; 3. Main building of Government Computer College (Kengtung) inaugurated; 4. Perpetually flourishing of Union Spirit a must among national people Secretary-1 meets Union Day delegates; 5. Ceremony to hail Union Day, support National Convention held in Mindat District; 6. People of Bhamo District honours Union Day, supports National Convention; 7. Union Day honoured, National Convention supported at rally in Momauk; 8. Qualitative improvement of USDA members under way; 9. Boosting industrial production coordinated; 10. 13th Myanma Tatmadaw Medical Conference opens; 11. New tube-well put into service in Pakokku; 11. CNG filling station No 006 commences functions; 12. Ministers & wives, MDs host dinner to Union Day delegates; 13. Mandalay Division holds ceremony to honour Union Day, support National Convention; 14. Union Flag arrives in Dagon Myothit (South) from Hlegu Township; 15. Pyapon District organizes ceremony to honour Union Day, support National Convention; 16. NCCWC meeting held; 17. Doh Kyeywa Journal comes out; 18. Measures for holding AGM of MWAF coordinated..."PERSPECTIVES": "Try to boost production of quality goods"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Subscribe: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 February 2005
Date of publication: 09 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Towards perpetual flourishing of Union Spirit; 2. Senior General Than Shwe inspects Mawlamyine Railway Station Project, Padomma Soap Factory; 3. Senior General Than Shwe pays homage to Historic Kyaikthanlan Pagoda in Mawlamyine; 4. 58th Anniversary Union Day Exhibition opened; 5. Union Flag conveyed to Yangon North District; 6. Regional development undertakings viewed in Kawthoung District; 7. Chairman of Union Day Organizing Management Committee meets Union Day representatives; 8. Inma-Inngu earth road in Thegon Township opened; 9. Coord meeting on production development held; 10. IPRD marks its 14th anniversary; 11. Rural development affairs inspected in Magway Div; 12. Pyay road to be closed during Union Day ceremony; 13. Convention already laid down 104 basic principles to draw constitution that firmly guarantees flourishing of Union Spirit and non-disintegration of Union; 14. Katha District hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 15. Langkho District hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 16. Holding of National Convention, first step of seven-point Road Map, in progress; 17. Panglong hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 18. Mass rally in Maubin District honours Union Day, supports National Convention; 19. Union Day delegates tour Yangon..."PERSPECTIVES": "Keep on working in concert to raise momentum of development"(Page 2)...FEATURE:" Holding of National Convention,first step of seven-point Road Map,in progress"(page 5)
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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 February 2005
Date of publication: 08 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Union spirit; 2. Onus on present-day people for progress and prosperity of future generations Senior General Than Shwe meets departmental personnel of Mon, Kayin States; 3. Secretary-1 receives Japanese Ambassador; 4. Tarmoenye hails Union Day and supports National Convention at mass rally; 5. Regional development tasks inspected in Pathein; 6. MoU on cooperation in sports sector signed; 7. Kawthoung District hails Union Day and supports National Convention; 8. PyinOoLwin District holds mass rally to honour Union Day support National Convention; 9. Pakokku District hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 10. Mass rally in Hinthada District honours Union Day, supports National Convention; 11. Thaton District hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 12. Printing Course No 1/2005 opens; 13. District-to-district roads in Paukkhaung inspected; 14. Trainees of vocational school go on excursion..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for speedy completion of construction projects"(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: 11 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 February 2005
Date of publication: 07 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Strengthen national unity; 2. Senior General Than Shwe inspects site of Sittoung Bridge (Mopalin), tasks of Kataik Dam Project in Mon State; 3. Senior General Than Shwe pays homage to Hsutaungpyi Pagoda in Kyaikmaraw; 4. National goal of all citizens: Emergence of a peaceful modern developed discipline-flourishing democratic nation Loikaw District holds mass rally to honour Union Day, support National Convention; 5. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than inspects development of Shwethaungyan region; 6. Collective participation of entire national people central to implementing every phase of Road Map Union Day hailed, National Convention supported in Shan State (North); 7. Yangon West District holds mass rally to honour Union Day, support National Convention; 8. Myaungmya District hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 9. Maungtaw District hails Union Day, supports National Convention; 10. Monywa District people, USDA members honour Union Day, support National Convention; 11. Matters coordinated to upgrade Yangon Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoo; 12. Second Leprosy Elimination Day held; 13. CEC member inspects regional development tasks in Kayah State; 14. Dolphin Restaurant opens; 15. Water supply signboard put up to hail Union Day; 16. Organizational set-up of MWAF explained in Bago Division (West)..."POEM Of The Day": "Clear Water From Chin Shwe Haw": "Past Kunlong, get to Chin Shwe Haw, Invited by intimate friends, Arrived there with peace of mind, At wintry time that invites prose.."...."PERSPECTIVES": "Make efforts for upkeep of infrastructures for development of the Union"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Collective participation of entire national people central to implementing every phase of Road Map..."(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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 February 2005
Date of publication: 06 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. A symbol of unity of entire national races; 2. Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine), longest and largest in Myanmar, emerges to serve interests of State and region Senior General Than Shwe attends inauguration of the bridge; 3. Far-sighted national leaders firmly building national unity and Union Spirit Kengtung District holds mass rally to honour Union Day, support National Convention; 4. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister returns home; 5. Emergence of network of roads and bridges across the nation makes publications covering literary knowledge reach far-flung regions Prizes presented for Pakokku U Ohn Pe Literary Award, Scholarship Award and Pakokku Library Book Award; 6. With determination to continue to live in unity and harmony, Panglong Agreement was inked on 12 February 1947; 7. Kalay District people, USDA members honour Union Day, support National Convention; 8. Ministry of Cooperatives holds coord meeting; 9. Education Minister inspects university, college and basic education schools in Hpa-an Township; 10. Meeting on offering gold plates to Shwedagon Pagoda held; 11. Union Day delegates arrive; 12. UDNR trainees continue excursion tour..."PERSPECTIVES": Work in coordination to make National Convention a success"(page 2)...FEATURE:" With determination to continue to live in unity and harmony, Panglong Agreement was inked on 12 February 1947"(page 13)...
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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 July 2005
Date of publication: 05 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing donate Waso robes to Sayadaws at sixth Waso robes offering ceremony of Ministry of Defence; Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King of Belgium; Meritorious deeds performed at pagodas and religious buildings, Dhammaçakka Akhadaw observed on Fullmoon Day of Waso; Prime Minister General Soe Win sends felicitations to PM of Belgium; FM sends felicitations to Belgian counterpart; Trees planting ceremony takes place in Taikkyi Station; USDA Secretary-General meets with members in Kanyutkwin, Nyaunglebin; Minister looks into factories in Indagaw industrial region; Paunglaung dam starts power generation beginning 17 July; Waso robes offering ceremony held at Shwedagon Pagoda; A & I Ministry offers Waso robes; SID offers Waso robes to members of the Sangha; Cash donated to build new monastery building; Reordination, Waso robes offering ceremony held at Pantapwinttaung Tawya; Waso robes offering ceremony held at Shwephonepwint Pagoda; Myanmar archers taking part in international championship..."PERSPECTIVES":"Boost public health care services for better health"...FEATUREs:"Human resource development in full swing across the nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 February 2005
Date of publication: 05 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. The Union of Myanmar— home to various national races; 2. PM Lt-Gen Soe Win receives Russian Federation Deputy Minister; 3. Only when National Convention is completed successfully, will a new State Constitution emerge Bago District hails Union Day,supports National Convention; 4. Preparatory work being carried out sector-wise NC Convening Commission, Work Committee, Management Committee meet; 5. Culture Minister receives Israeli Ambassador; 6. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than oversees development of Ayeyawady Division; 7. Lt-Gen Maung Bo on inspection tour of regional development in Mon State; 8. Minister inspects pearl culture centres in Taninthayi Division; 9. Hotels & Tourism Minister inspects MSM, MCC; 10. Advanced and basic professional courses opened at MICT Park; 11. Yangon South District USDA honours Union Day, supports National Convention; 12. Sagaing District holds rally in honour of Union Day, support of NC; 13. Ceremony to honour Union Day, support National Convention held in Mohnyin District..."POEM": "Toward Victory at the Winning Post: Throughout the Union land...With eye on the New Nation...People who are Patriots...Are supporting...The Constitution...In unison we get together...Thinking of peace in the future...Toward success of the Convention...We look forward..."(page 11)..."PERSPECTIVES": "Counter the malevolent intentions with veracity(page2)...
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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 February 2005
Date of publication: 04 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Strengthening of Union Spirit; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations; 3. Myanmar still facing unjust accusations of child; 4. PM felicitates his Sri Lankan counterpart; 5. Sittway District holds mass rally in honour of Union Day; 6. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development; 7. Nation needs strength to safeguard; 8. FM U Nyan Win felicitates Sri Lankan counterpart; 9. Russian Federation Deputy Minister arrives; 10. UMFCCI Vice-President leaves for Pakistan; 11. Ceremony to commemorate Union Day; 12. Toungoo District USDA hails Union Day; 13. MYANMAR GAZETTE; 14. Minister U Aung Thaung receives Indian guests; 15. Culture Deputy Minister makes inspection tour; 16. Agreement on pencil distribution signed; 17. Hailing the 58th Anniversary Union Day..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for rapid development of industrial sector"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Rhododendron flowers blooming in the Union Garden"(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: 06 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 February 2005
Date of publication: 03 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Nationalities have lived together; 2. Thai Supreme Commander concludes visit; 3. IDC doing utmost for development of private industries; 4. Lt-Gen Maung Bo inspects development tasks; 5. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win attends BEHS (Central Level); 6. Drilling of new test wells urged; 7. Thai Supreme Commander and party visit Shwedagon; 8. UMFCCI President meets Israeli Ambassador; 9. EP Minister inspects Yeywa Hydro-electric Power Project; 10. Minister for Information tours Gangaw Township; 11. Entire people to take part in tasks for successful; 12. Tatmadaw Medical Conference 9-11 Feb; 13. Respects to be paid to teachers; 14. Press conference on Myanmar Open Golf Tournament; 15. Marching to new golden land of unity and amity..."PERSPECTIVES": "Unitedly work for achievement of our national goal"(page 2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 February 2008
Date of publication: 02 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. National races have been living together; 2. Senior General Than Shwe receives Supreme Commander; 3. Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces arrives; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hosts dinner; 5. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets Royal Thai Armed Forces; 6. Union Day hailed; 7. Minister for Health meets American Professor; 8. Factories under Industry-1 Ministry inspected; 9. Cash donated to social organizations; 10. National Convention Convening; 11. Hailing the 58th Anniversary Union Day..."PERSPECTIVES": "Raise tempo of regional development work"(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 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 February 2005
Date of publication: 01 February 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Hundred fruits from a common stem; 2. Entire national races developing Myanmar; 3. Development tasks inspected in Maubin Township; 4. Union Day hailed, National Convention; 5. USDA S-G receives Korean youth delegation; 6. Hsihseng Township USDA office opened; 7. Victorious Band of 55 LID honoured; 8. UDNR trainees leave for Hsinde; 9. Hydel power turbine set up into service in Htilin; 10. Yangon Division PDC meets; 11. Commander, Minister look into development tasks in Dawei; 12. Seven-point Road Map; 13. Myanmar stands 2nd in SEA U-21 Volleyball..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards efficient execution of national-building work"(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: 06 February 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 January 2005
Date of publication: 31 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Love, friendship and unity a must for all nationals; 2. Hungarian President felicitates Senior General Than Shwe; 3. Provision of training designed to produce qualified; 4. Maubin Paper Mill put into service; 5. Ceremony to commemorate Union Day..; 6. Myanmar boxers bag one silver, four bronze; 7. ITBMU trainee monks go round for alms in Ahlon; 8. The entire people to wipe out any acts that hinder; 9. Relief given to disaster-stricken villages; 10. Information Minister makes field trips; 11. ndustry-1 Minister visits Sittoung Paper Mill; 12. Industry-2 Minister on inspection tour; 13. UDNR trainees continue excursion in Yangon; 14. Dry Day inspection teams discharge duties; 15. Cash assistance provided to over 75-year; 16. Shun afar drug that decimates mankind..."PERSPECTIVES": "Keep Red Cross humanitarian work alive"(Page 2)...FEATURE: "New golden land of unity and amity"(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: 31 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 January 2005
Date of publication: 30 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Cooperation with ICRC and IFRC; 2. Kyaukpyu District holds ceremony to hail Union Day; 3. Taking lessons from history; 4. 12 Feb is a day of historic importance; 5. Gold plates and foils offering ceremony 2005; 6. ITBMU foreign student monks go round for alm; 7. Industry-1 Minister meets with employees of Bilin Sugar Mill; 8. CNG filling station No 005 (Thakayta) opens; 9. Cash, books donated to village self-reliant libraries; 10. Repaved Lower 45th Street opened in Botahtaung Township; 11. USDA Central Level Extempore Talks Contest held; 12. UDNR trainees continue excursion in Yangon; 13. Pulses & beans export promotion workshop held; 14. Int’l Fair 2005 held at Karaweik Park; 15. Paper reading session on health held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Safeguard the sovereignty with Union spirit and nationalism(Page 2)...FEATURE:"Humanitarian workd of MRCS"(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: 31 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29January 2005
Date of publication: 29 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. It is important for national races; 2. Senior General Than Shwe hosts dinner; 3. Minister inspects road, bridge construction; 4. H&T Minister attends 8th Meeting of ASEAN; 5. Myanmar hockey delegation leaves for Malaysia; 6. Soya-bean, winter crops plantations in Zalun; 7. Energy Minister attends coord meetings of MPE, MOGE; 8. BEd trainees of UDNR visit Pyithu Hluttaw; 9. SWRR Minister meets departmental personnel in Pathein; 10. Commerce Deputy Minister tours Kayin, Mon States; 11. Training courses conclude at Ministry of Industry-1; 12. Sale promotion of Scorpion C-Plus held; 13. Sports equipment donated; 14. 237 drug-related cases exposed in December 2004; 15. Drugs trafficker jailed..."PERSPECTIVES": "Better public health care through effective application of medical science"(page 2)...FEATURE: :Golden age in the offing on Ayeyawady west bank(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: 31 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 January 2005
Date of publication: 28 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. President of Uzbekistan sends felicitations; 2. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win inspects sales of fuel; 3. Lt-Gen Tin Aye visits UMEHL jade, gem sales; 4. Fourth Myanmar ICT; 5. UMEHL sells 246 gem lots, 199 jade lots; 6. Union Spirit plays vital role in building peaceful; 7. The 5th meeting of Committee of experts/officials; 8. Bodh Gaya pilgrimages by chartered flight; 9. Independence and sovereignty regained through united strength Myanmar; 10. Ministry of Forestry holds coord meeting; 11. Minister visits Zeebingyi BEHS; 12. Irrigation facilities in Aunglan, Myanaung inspected; 13. UDNR trainees entertained with Anyeint; 14. Myanmar Gazette; 15. Commander makes inspection trip in Thanlyin, Kyauktan; 16. UDNR trainees continue excursion in Yangon; 17. Yangon Division Cooperatives Society holds meeting; 18. Steps for control of dengue haemorrhage fever discussed; 19. Annual meeting of MRCS held..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Participate in implementation of Road Map"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Pade Dam will guarantee a year-round supply of irrigation water(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Minjistry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 January 2005
Date of publication: 27 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Knowledge on AIDS prevention, control in dentistry disseminated to state/division dental associations; 2. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects Myohla (Tatkon) Dam; 3. Gems and Jade Sales of UMEHL continue; 4. Minister inspects actories, regional development in Mandalay Division; 5. State/division auditors meet; 6. Doh Kyeywa Journal comes out; 7. Clinical equipment for prevention of avian flu donated to LBVD; 8. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win presents prizes to winners in 14th Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air) Military Band Competition; 9. Customs day observed Yangon Command Commander meets UDNR trainees of excursion tour; 10. UDNR trainees on sightseeing tour of Yangon downtown; 11.Meeting on Foot & Mouth Disease held; 12. Medicines and relief supplies donated to tsunami victims; 13. Agricultural Statistics and Information in ASEAN+3 Countries meeting continues; 14. Minister makes inspection tour of dams in Yangon, Bago (West) Division; 15. Production sharing contract inked; 16. 4th MICT Week-2005 continues; 17. Myanmar Tong Tah Trade Fair opened; 18. Lt-Gen Ye Myint on inspection tour of Myitnge Bridge, Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanabon); 19. Even border areas now enjoying fruits of national development Shwebo District hails Union Day, supports National Convention..."PERSPECTIVES": "Cnstntly hone military, oranization and management skills"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Foot and Mouth Disease control in border area of Upper Mekong Basein"(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: 31 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 January 2005
Date of publication: 26 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe sends message; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends message; 3. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message; 4. MWVO urged to become strong; 5. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends message; 6. Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win sends message; 7. Navy’s main duty; 8. National Convention vital importance; 9. Foreign Minister sends message; 10. Foreign Minister sends message; 11. Meeting of Directors-General of Agricultural Statistics; 12. Delegates to JCC Bangkok call on Chairman of GMS-BF; 13. Textile and dyeing and printing factory; 14. Pade Dam in Aunglan Township inaugurated; 15. New vessels of IWT launched at Nanthida Jetty; 16. Minister attends coord meeting; 17. Enthusiasts throng Fourth MICT Week; 18. Talks on knowledge, Myanma traditional sports; 19. Myanma Tatmadaw Medical Conference on 9-11 February; 20. Gems and jade sale of UMEHL continues; 21. Hockey related equipment donated to hockey teams..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Work in concert for complete success of seven-point Road Map"(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: 28 January 2005


Title: "The New Light Of Myanmar" 25 January 2005
Date of publication: 25 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Myanmar Fishery Federation opens new head office; 2. Meeting of Directors-General of Agricultural Statistics; 3. Industry-2 Ministry holds coord meeting; 4. New well produces 5.208m cubic feet of gas daily; 5. Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air); 6. Deputy Minister for Transport leaves; 7. Annual General eeting of Myanmar Fishery Federation; 8. Construction Minister tours Ayeyawady Division; 9. Merchants check jade, gem lots; 10. Minister tours South District of Yangon; 11. PBANRDA Ministry holds work coordination meeting; 12. Fourth MICT Week 2005 draws host of enthusiasts; 13. National Management College invites applications; 14. Sports Minister addresses work coordination meeting; 15. Air Bagan Open Golf Championship 2005 concludes..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Strive for ICT development"(page 2)...FEATURE: " Extend cultivation of quality strain soya bean"(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: 28 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 January 2005
Date of publication: 24 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Earnest and sustained efforts exerted for using ICT in education; 2. Secretary-1 meets Vice-Chairman of Kachin State; 3. NPED Ministry holds coord meeting; 4. Two mily commands; 5. Hotels and Tourism Minister leaves for Malaysia; 6. Work coordination meeting of LBVD, LFDPE held; 7. Gratis class opened in Twantay Township; 8. Progress of agriculture and livestock; 9. Fourth Myanmar ICT Week 2005 teeming with visitors; 10. Over 1m fish released into Toe River in Dedaye; 11. Kalewa-Mawlaik Motor Road; 12. Self-reliant village library opens in Pyapon; 13. Rural and urban development carried out in Sagaing Division; 14. Landscaping of Bago Yoma under way; 15. 42nd ISD Tennis Tournament commences; 16. Irrigation Department D-G’s Cup Golf Tournament held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Add momentum to health researches"(page 2)...FEATURE: "University of Tradational Medicine"(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: 24 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 January 2005
Date of publication: 23 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Commander inspects summer paddy cultivation; 2. Secretary-General meets USDA members; 3. Commander, Mayor on inspection of construction sites; 4. Work coordination meeting of Fisheries Department; 5. 14th Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air); 6. Buddha Pujana of Maha Dhammaramsi Eindawya Pagoda; 7. Agga Maha Pandita title recipient Sayadaw honoured; 8. Rules for Armed Forces Day; 9. USDA members hail 58th Anniversary Union Day; 10. PTA of Dagon BEHS No 2 holds annual meeting; 11. Prize winners in Pakokku U Ohn Pe Scholarship announced; 12. Well-wishers honoured; 13. Electricity supplied to village; 14. Rural development measures taken in Letpadan, Muse; 15. DISTRICT NEWS; 16. Narcotic drugs traffickers jailed; 17. Tennis teams and SPED officials get together..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Time for government and people to eradicate hand in hand the manace of narcotic drugs"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Discussion of pensioners-4"(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: 23 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 January 2005
Date of publication: 22 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Agriculture, irrigation facilities inspected in Ayeyawady Division; 2. 42nd Myanma Gems Emporium to be held in March; 3. Preparations for MICT Week-2005 inspected; 4. Military Band Competition continues; 5. Hotels & Tourism Deputy Minister receives guests; 6. Rules on Armed Forces Day; 7. Construction Ministry holds coord meeting; 8. Myanma Cooperatives centenary commemorative Bagan; 9. Rural and urban development tasks carried out in Bago; 10. Plantations for greening Bago mountain range; 11. Weinlaung tarred road commissioned into service in Tangyan; 12. School building handed over in Yamethin; 13. Cash donated to funds of Home; 14. Aunglan Township gets tubewell; 15. 250 copies of journals donated to Kawlin Township IPRD; 16. Kalaw Station Road put back into service; 17. Zaw Paing Oo stands first in Air Bagan; 18. Prizes presented to winners in First Inter-Department..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for national development upholding State's objectives"(page2)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 January 2005
Date of publication: 21 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations; 2. Ukrainian PM sends felicitations; 3. A & I Minister visits Kunchaung-2 Dam Project; 4. Home Affairs Minister inspects construction; 5. Four Ministers receive Chinese Ambassador; 6. Tatmadawmen taking part in Military Band Competition; 7. Free transport during MICT Park Week 2005; 8. Winners in Pakokku U Ohn Pe; 9. Preparations made for 60th; 10. Pakokku U Ohn Pe Library; 11. Myanmar Dental Conference on 26 Jan; 12. Plantations for greening Bago mountain range; 13. Rules for Armed Forces; 14. Implementation of rural development; 15. AGM of MFF,Marine Products Exhibition to be held; 16. Meeting on ELF held; 17. Hlawga Wildlife Park kept open; 18. Panpyolatt Arts Gallery extended to 23 Jan; 19. Training courses conclude at Communications; 20. Self-reliant creek bridge opened; 21. Stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek; 22. First Air Bagan Open Golf Championship opened; 23. In unison..."PERSPECTIVES" : "Work hard with nationalism to bring frutiful results to the new the State"(page 2)...FEATURE: "The new streigth for development of Union"(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: 22 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 January 2005
Date of publication: 20 January 2005
Description/subject: DMOESTIC NEWS: 1. Algerian President felicitates Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Algerian PM sends felicitations to Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Winl; 3. Minister on inspection tour of Maday, Khawa dams in Magway Division; 4. 40 wagons, related parts arrive from Korea; 5. Prize presentation for best papers and posters of Myanmar Health Research Congress 2004; 6. Bands perform musical skills; 7. UMFCCI Vice-President meets Japanese delegates; 8. Measures for holding Pujaniya of Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Buddha Image discussed; 9. Cash donations for Tipitakadhara Selection Examination; 10. 35 armed group members, 20 dependents exchanged arms for peace in Oct-Dec; 11. Talks on fire prevention held; Employees of Soft Drinks Factory (Mandalay) practise fire fighting; 12. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 13. Rural and urban development in Magway Division inspected; 14. Commander visits rubber farms, hospital in Homalin; 15. Co-ord meeting for 58th Union Day held; 16. Development tasks checked in Langkho, Mongnai; 17. 11 papers submitted to Myanmar Health Research Congress; 18. Meeting on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Activities held; 19. Anaesthetic Specialists Conference to be held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Build democracy with strength of national forces"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Golden Summit of Myanmar II"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 January 2005
Date of publication: 19 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Turkish Premier sends felicitations to Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 2. Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation inspects No 11 Sugar Mill in Paukkhaung Township; 3. Minister for Industry-1 meets MD of M/S ACE Industry Inc of Korea; 4. F & R Ministry sponsors Inter-Department Volleyball Tourney; 5. Forestry Minister attends inauguration of Saw Mill in Shwepyitha; 6. 42nd Myanma Gems Emporium to be held in March; 7. Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air) Military Band Competition continues; 8. Mayor meets Ambassador of Singapore; 9. Encephalogram donated to Mandalay Hospital; 10. Theravada Missionary Course No 15 to be opened on 7 February; 11. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 12. Armed Forces Day commemorative professional level article contest to be held; 13. F & R Ministry continues work coord meeting; 14. Certified Public Accountant Course (Part 1) No 26 concludes; 15. Opening of fresh water fish garden coordinated; 16. Officer inspects water supply projects..."PERSPECCTIVES": "Take an active part in national endeavours"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Make integrated efforts for speedy emergence of discipline-flourishing democracy"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC(News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 January 2005
Date of publication: 18 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Extension of Hkamti Airport runway; 2. Lt-Gen Ye Myint meets departmental officials; 3. Minister inspects irrigation of Kantin Bilin Dam; 4. Military band contest goes on; 5. Ministers inspect earthquake and tidal wave-hit regions; 6. ASEAN+3 agri statistics meeting 24-28 Jan; 7. National Convention Convening Management Committee meets; 8. F&R Ministry holds meeting; 9. Government providing machinery for main industrial zones; 10. Minister tours Hinthada, Zalun; 11. Ministry of Construction holds coord meeting; 12. Construction of wharf inspected in Tharkayta Township; 13. Books donated by renowned professor’s daughter; 14. Ministry of Rail Transportation; 15. Kyaukse University conducting 12 courses; 16. Minister stresses work facilitation; 17. Vice-Mayor inspects tax-free market; 18. Arrangements to visit places of interest in Myanmar; 19. Closing date for entries of military song; 20. Myanmar Health Research Congress continues; 21. Sports instructors course opens..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for national development and strengthen national unity"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Discussion of pensioners-3(continued from yesterday)"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 January 2005
Date of publication: 17 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Naga New Year festival is living proof of successful vitalization; 2. Nowadays, there has been a situation; 3. Military Band Competition continues; 4. Press conference on holding First International; 5. Rice offered to Sayadaws, nuns; 6. PhD graduate Sayadaw honoured; 7. Commander, Minister inspect agriculture; 8. Commander oversees Development of Homein Township; 9. Agriculture, regional development inspected in Pantanaw; 10. MIDC Chairman visits Industrial Zone in Pyigyidagun; 11. MMCWA meets Taninthayi Division MCWASC; 12. Vocational training schools inspected; 13. Middle school level essay, poem contests; 14. Paddy Husk-fired Power Plant opened in Paungde; 15. Home Affairs Minister’s cup track & field held; 16. L & F Minister looks into poultry farms; 17. Rural development work implemented..."PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture new generation youths to promote national interest"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Discussion of pensioners-3"(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: 17 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 January 2005
Date of publication: 16 January 2005
Description/subject: DMOESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Education sector seeing unprecedented progress More and more students eager to study education, knowledge, science, technology; 3. Measures for development of Myanma gems industry coordinated; 4. Lt-Gen Kyaw Win views participation of students in essay and poem competitions; 5. CNG filling station opens in Mingaladon; 6. Secretary-1 receives PRC guests; 7. Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei felicitates Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 8. Notes on Combating Transnational Crime and Maintaining Social Order in Border Areas signed; 9. Bangladeshi, Indian Ministers leave; 10. Leading Committee for All-round Renovation of Shwephonepwint Pagoda meets; 11. Dhamma Desanas to be delivered at Eindawya Pagoda Pujaniya; 12. Military Band Competition commences; 13. Progress of irrigation facilities inspected at Thittetkon Diversion Dam in Myittha; 14. ICT Week 2005 to conduct competitions; 15. Annual meeting of MOSA held; 16. Commander, mayor inspect modernization tasks in Yangon; 17. Bhamo Vocational Training School for Women opens; 18. NCCWC holds Co-ord meeting; 19. Knowledge Bank Paper-reading Session held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Health stuff and people go hand in hand for provision of public health care"(page 2)...FEATURE:"Ratification of State Constitution through Referendum"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf(6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 January 2005
Date of publication: 15 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Myanmar keeping constant surveillance on newly emerging infections; 2. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein receives Petronas President; 3. Sunchaung Dam, onion plantations inspected; 4. 14th Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air); 5. Myanmar to convert 5,200 cars into CNG-run vehicles in 2005; 6. Livestock and Fisheries Minister receives GM of Waikei Suisan; 7. Third place match of Myanmar vs Malaysia to be telecast live; 8. Dinner hosted in honour of participants; 9. Thahtaygwin in Thanlyin Township gets model village facilities; 10. Culture Minister attends Panpyolatt Arts Gallery; 11. Meeting for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport held; 12. Priority being given to better transport; 13. Water treatment plant project inspected; 14. Technology Transfer to Mitigate Effect; 15. e-Government Workshop Training Course opened; 16. CNG Filling Station opens in Ahlon; 17. MMCWA opens Tailoring Course No 36; 18. MMCWA President meets Mon, Kayin MCWAs; 19. Soe Kyaw Naing Leads Professional golfers division..."PERSPECTIVES": "Make collective efforts with nationalism and patriotism for emergence of peaceful, consolidated Union"(page 2)...FEATURE: "To build a discipline-flourishing democratic state based on lessons from history"(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: 17 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 January 2005
Date of publication: 14 January 2005
Description/subject: DMOESTIC NEWS: 1. The Union of Myanmar; 2. Ayeyawady Div nearly meets monsoon paddy cultivation target; 3. Colonel Muammar Al-Gadafi felicitates Senior General Than Shwe; 4. UN Secretary-General sends felicitations; 5. Three Energy Ministers visit drilling vessel; 6. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe hoists Seinbudaw; 7. Myanmar on top in 1st SEA Archery C’ships; 8. Press conference on 1st SEA Archery C’ship held; 9. FAO to help improve information on inland fisheries; 10. UDNR students to visit Yangon; 11. Armed Forces Day colour photo contest to be held; 12. Commander meets staff assigned to Cocogyun; 13. Education Minister receives MD of Toyota Foundation; 14. Co-ord meeting on holding 58th Anniversary Union Day held; 15. Rural tube-well and road put into commission; 16. Cooperatives Minister visits booths of MCCPSF; 17. Organizing Management Committee discusses observance; 18. Information minister receives Chairman of Shin Satellite; 19. Youth Training Centres in Lashio and Mandalay inspected; 20. Timber extraction camps inspected in Sagaing; 21. Myanmar Tong Tah Trade Fair at Yangon Trade Centre; 22. Manuscripts invited to Myittasanyay Magazine; 23. MPGA & MGF President’s Trophy Golf Tourney goes on..."PERSPECTIVES": "Knowledge of history, the key to a better future"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Is that so, Mg Ka Lu?" "It's more than that."(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Infrmation,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 January 2005
Date of publication: 13 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives Bangladeshi Minister and party; 2. Our Three Main National Causes important for perpetuation of the Union; 3. Emperor of Japan sends felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 4. Efforts of MHC draw Myanmar people’s interest to history; 5. Construction of Yangon-Mandalay Highway; 6. Much progress in education sector; 7. Bangladeshi Minister and party arrive; 8. Home Affairs Minister receives Chinese Vice Minister; 9. Myanmar, Bangladesh and India to perform trilateral cooperation; 10. Meeting for Realizing Peace & Tranquillity; 11. Myanmar leads SEA Archery C’ships with 7 gold...; 12. USDA Public Relations and Information Management Course; 13. Cooperatives Minister inspects booths of MCCPSF; 14. Ministers oversee Paunglaung Multipurpose Dam Project; 15. FSD holds coordination meeting; 16. Development tasks in Taninthayi Div looked into; 17. Minister looks into development tasks in Hpa-an; 18. Myanmar PGA & MGF President’s Trophy Golf Tournament opens..."PERSPECTIVES": "Success of National Convention: key to discipline-flourishing democracy"(page 2)...FEATURE: "The UNDR where good sons and daughters are produced"(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: 13 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 January 2005
Date of publication: 12 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Prime Minister receives Indian guests; 2. National Convention resumes on 17 Feb; 3. National races are to make efforts in cooperation with government; 4. Lt-Gen Ye Myint inspects supporting dam project; 5. Thanks to short-term, long-term plans; 6. Lt-Gen Aung Htwe inspects Yan Taing Aung Pagoda construction; 7. Myanmar, India sign MoU on cooperation in Petroleum Sector; 8. Chinese delegates arrive to attend Meeting; 9. First SEA Archery Championships Competitions commence; 10. Management Committee for Observance of 60th Anniversary; 11. Coordination meeting of Attorney-General and State; 2. AGM of Central Cooperatives Society held; 13. Measures taken for upper Paunglaung hydro electric power; 14. Officials discuss 30-year plan of meat and fish sector; 15. GAD opens on-job training course No 3; 16. Independence Day Exhibition concludes; 17. Myanmar Tong Tah Trade Fair 26-30 January; 18. Mayor meets executives, entrepreneurs; 19. ENT Specialists Conference to be held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Promote Myanmar sports and uplift the diginity of the nation and the people"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Kyawzi will help double cultivation of crops"(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: 13 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 January 2005
Date of publication: 11 January 2005
Description/subject: DONESTIC NEWS: 1. Even though existence of Myanmar Archery Federation is still quite young; 2. Agricultural, regional development tasks inspected in east; 3. Foreign Affairs Minister hosts New Year dinner; 4. Minister inspects bank erosion prevention in Nyaungdon; 5. SEA Archery team managers meet; 6. Measures taken for hydro electric power projects inspected; 7. Yangon Division MCWASC meets; 8. Ma-le village gets bio-gas power; 9. Paddy fields thriving in Lashio; 10. Commander, ministers attend opening of new school building; 11. Villages in Kachin State get water supply station; 12. Chairman of Ayeyawady Division PDC inspects pulp factory; 13. Commander inspects regional development; 14. Minister inspects approach road of Thanlwin River Bridge; 15. Centenary birthday ceremony of Phwa Ein Pyae held; 16. Deputy Minister for Education inspects schools in Kanyutkwin; 17. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 18. Respect-paying ceremony for ex-referees of Tatmadaw Football team; 19. Myanma Cooperatives Centenary Products..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for more consolidation of national unity"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Hard-working people of Ayeyawady"(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: 13 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 January 2005
Date of publication: 10 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe enjoys Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Golf Tournament; 2. Dinner hosted to victorious sports teams of Yangon Command; 3. USDA Secretariat member meets USDA members in three townships; 4. Shwethingan to be offered to Maha Wizaya Pagoda; 5. Delivering of sermons commences for construction of monastery in France; 6. Fish breeding camps inspected in Maubin; 7. Site for No 4 Fertilizer Plant checked in Hmawby; 8. Commander attends opening of laterite road, cash donation ceremony; 9. Agricultural, development tasks in Yangon East District looked into; 10. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 11. Doha-Yangon-Doha scheduled flight services inaugurated; 12. Roads, bridges opened to mark 57th Anniversary Independence Day; 13. Dahkyaing Creek Bridge opens; 14. Functions of Archaeology Department inspected in Pyay, Mindon; 15. Myanma Cooperatives Centenary Products Show and Festival continues; 16. Fifth Annual Research Seminar of Agriculturist Group on third day..."PERSPECTIVES": "More irrigation facilities for adequate water supply" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Thriving private-run coffee farms in PyinOoLwin"(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: 13 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 January 2005
Date of publication: 09 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Sri Lankan Prime Minister sends felicitations to Prime Minister; 3. Cash assistance presented for surgical operations; 4. Minister visits Tipitakadhara Selection Exam; 5. Commander and mayor inspect proper drainage; 6. Self-reliant library, school building put into service; 7. 1st South-East Asia Archery Judges Seminar held; 8. Pahtama Taungkyaunggyi Monastery Sayadaw passes away; 9. Myanmar traditional Chinlon contest to be held; 10. Buddha Pujaniya of Kyaikkasan Hsandawshin Pagoda; 11. Prizes awarded in Dagon BEMS No 1; 12. School building of BEHS No 1 renovated; 13. Education facilities in Bago Division (East) inspected; 14. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 15. Commander inspects rural development tasks; 16. Coord meeting of Bago Division PDC; 17. FEA continues its research seminar; 18. Sub-inspectors of police course concludes; 19. Independence Day Exhibition goes on; 20. Armed Forces Day commemorative extempore talks held; 21. Export crop plantations in Myingyan District; 22. Preparations for Naga Traditional New Year Festival inspected; 23. USDA CEC member inspects public welfare tasks; 24. Rules on Armed Forces Day Commemorative Painting; 25. Armed Forces Day commemorative article contest to be held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Try best to become noble-minded nurses"(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: 09 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 January 2005
Date of publication: 08 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Bulgarian President sends felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. In the battle field...3. Essence of democracy will be deeper; 4. Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San; 5. Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 6. Myanma Cooperatives Centenary Commemorative Products Show; 7. More room should be given to film industry; 8. Tasks for all-round development of mothers and children briefed; 9. 60th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Objectives; 10. Working groups of MWAF hold educative talks; 11. Measures for observance of 58th Anniversary Union Day coordinated; 12. Roads, bridge, tubewell opened in honour of Independence Day; 13. Prize-presentation ceremony of Dagon BEMS-1; 14. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 15. Participants arrive to take part in ASEAN; 16. First Air Bagan Open Golf Championship 20-23 Jan..."PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard in studies in interests of the nation and the people"(page 2)...FEATURE: "Essence of democracy will be deeper if people have greater sense to abide by rules, principles, laws"(page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministyr of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 January 2005
Date of publication: 07 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 2. Agricultural and regional development tasks supervised in Yangon North District; 3. Industry-1 Minister receives Vice President of CMEC-IEC; 4. Malaysian Prime Minister sends felicitations to Lt-Gen Soe Win; 5. Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation tours Taninthayi Division; 6. Surgical operations performed at DSOH (500-bed); 7. Rules for Armed Forces Day commemorative poem contest announced; 8. Stone Age, Bronze Age artifacts for Tagaung Museum; 9. Construction of road sections in Shan State (East) inspected; 10. Tar roads, artesian well opened in honour of Independence Day; 11. Rules on Armed Forces Day Commemorative Painting and Sculpture Contests announced; 12. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 13. 57th Anniversary Independence Day observed in States and Divisions; 14. Robes donated to 504 novices in Taungtha; 15. Minister attends SEA Archery c’ship dress rehearsal; 16. PBANRDA Minister attends concluding ceremonies of training courses; 17. Associations of Myanmar Livestock Breeding Federation reorganized for second term; 18. Fire fighting demonstrated at MMPE (Head Office); 19. Advocacy Meeting for Leprosy with Media Personnel held; 20. 9,900 lights for Shwezigon; 21. Mental Health Unit holds second seminar; 22. Respect-paying ceremony of YTU(Civil) to be held; 23. Water supply of Gyobyu Reservoir inspected...POEM: "Independence Day Vow"(page 2)..."PERSPECTIVES": "Always keep national unity and Union Spirit alive and dynamic"(Page 2)...FEATURE: "The real Summit"(page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 January 2005
Date of publication: 06 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1. Build a peaceful, modern and developed new nation after laying the foundation of national reconsolidation; 2. Panglong region has been designated as development zone in honour of its fine traditions; 3. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 4. Minister attends ceremony to mark successful opening of basic food shops and groceries in Tharkayta Township; 5. Foreign Heads of state send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 6. Foreign Heads of Governments send felicitations to Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 7. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 8. Timber entrepreneurs leave for Indonesia; 9. Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No 2/2005 9th Waning of Nadaw, 1366 ME (4 January, 2005) (Continued from yesterday); 10. Commander, Minister inspect Auto exchange in Toungoo; 11. Minister inspects Myanma Lacquerware College in Bagan; 12. Merits shared for Ordination Hall in Magway; 13. Energy Minister joins meeting to ensure water supply programme for Kungyangon; 14. Lweje-Momauk Road Project launched; 15. Commander inspects development tasks in Lashio; 16. Outstanding students awarded prizes at Upper Myanmar School Family Day; 17. Shan State (East) holds School Family Day for 2004-2005; 18. Tasks for welfare of mothers and children clarified; 19. Commander tours Myeik, Dawei Districts; 20. Myanmar Tong Tah Trade Fair 26-30 January...POEM: "Our Land"(page 2)..."PERSPECTIVES": "For the Union to be able to stand tall among global commuity" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Beware of neo-colonialists" (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: 09 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 January 2005
Date of publication: 05 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host Independence Day commemorative reception and dinner; 2. Independence Day State Flag Hoisting and Saluting Ceremony held; 3. Government will safeguard, further strengthen national solidarity in interest of State and people; 4. Foreign Heads of States send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 5. Foreign Heads of Governments send felicitations to Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 6. Students able to portray independence in detail in all aspects Prizes awarded to winners of 57th Anniversary Independence Day commemorative essay, poem and computer drawing contests, TV quiz; 7. Merits for renovation of religious buildings shared; 8. Minister for Information inspects GTC Printing Press; 9. Independence Day Exhibition continues; 10. Building of Marine Administration Dept opened; 11. Shweli gravel road put into commission in Yaksawk; 12. Departments and enterprises of Finance and Revenue Ministry inspected in Shan State..."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a discipline-flourishing democratic nation" (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: 08 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 January 2005
Date of publication: 04 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Robust sovereignty of a country rests on solidarity of entire people, with Union Spirit as the base; 2. Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe; 3. Secretary-1 attends School Family Day Prize-distribution Ceremony; 4. Secretary-1 attends opening ceremony of Independence Day Exhibition; 5. Nations enjoying development at present study their history of progress to shape their own future; 6. LPDR Vice-President sends congratulatory message to Vice-Senior General Maung Aye; 7. Indonesian Vice-President sends congratulatory message to Vice-Senior General Maung Aye; 8. Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win; 9. Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No 1/2005 9th Waning of Nadaw 1366 ME (4 January 2005); 10. Forest museum opened; 11. Notifications on conferring titles and medals of commendation; 12. C-in-C’s Honorary Certificates awarded; 13. Minister inspects park, tarring of road in Taunggyi; 14. 266 drug-related cases exposed in November; 15. Deputy Minister inspects Bo Aung Kyaw container yard; 16. Course on public relations opens; 17. School Family Day of Dagon BEHS-1 held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Safeguard national independence and sovereignty" (page 2)...FEATURE: "An interview with Grandma Bwar Ein Pyae, a centenarian" (page 7)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (939kb)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 January 2005
Date of publication: 03 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Uphold Our Three Main National Causes Safeguard sovereignty for its perpetuity; 2. Government striving to transform nation into modern, developed discipline-flourishing democratic one Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein meets leaders of national race organizations; 3. Dress rehearsal for Independence Day State Flag Hoisting and Saluting Ceremony held; 4. USDA members, social organizations and local people to harmoniously implement USDA objectives and future tasks Shan State (East) USDA holds coord meeting; 5. 5,588 prisoners released to mark 57th Anniversary Independence Day; 6. Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thein Sein inspects agriculture, livestock breeding, education and health tasks in Nyaungshwe, Taunggyi; 7. YIE Practising High School holds prize presentation ceremony; 8. Robes and provisions donation ceremony held; 9. Minister looks into CNG Station; 10. Prizes presented to winners in Baby Show; 11. Independence Day programmes to be telecast live; 12. Work Committee for All-round Upgrading of Yangon City Kandawgyi Gardens and Zoological Gardens (Yangon) meets; 13. New roads opened in North Okkalapa Township; 14. Industrial Development Research Exhibition and Paper-reading session continue..."PERSPECTIVES": "Ward off neo-colonialists with constant national awarness" (page 2)...FEATURE: "National objectives imperative for the march to discipline-flourishing new democracy" (page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (Newsa and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2005


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 January 2005
Date of publication: 02 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Non-disintegration of national solidarity political solution given by history; 2. Only when entire people are absolutely united in implementing State’s seven-point Road Map, will the goal be achieved smoothly in short time; 3. Paddy plantations of Yangon Command inspected; 4. Construction Minister inspects bridges, roads in Ayeyawady Division; 5. Loss of lives, property in recent earthquakes; 6. USDA Secretariat member explains implementation of five rural development tasks; 7. 40th anniversary of CICS held; 8. Rural development tasks inspected in Budalin, KhinU, Shwebo; 9. Mayor’s Cup Floricultural Show and Contest held; 10. Commander attends harvesting of Mya Sein Yaung paddy strain in Hlegu; 11. Regional development undertakings inspected in Taninthayi Division; 12. Minister inspects hotel services in Ngapali; 13. Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs Association holds annual meeting; 14. Traditional Foods Sales on 3-4 Jan; 15. Myanma Gems Emporium in March; 16. MICT anniversary and ICT Week on 21-27 Jan; 17. MoU on construction of bamboo pulp factory signed..."PERSPECTIVES": "Look after people in all aspects" (page 2)...FEATURE: "Independence was thus safeguarded" (page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Peridicals 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" 1 January 2005
Date of publication: 01 January 2005
Description/subject: DOMESTICS NEWS: 1. Document the victories of the Tatmadaw, State service personnel and the entire national races; 2. Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Cuba; 3. Health, fitness essential requirements for national defence Conduct joint research on military, medical sciences to discharge duties well in sophisticated future wars; 4. Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend graduation dinner of 6th intake of DSMA; 5. USDA implementing five rural development tasks with momentum so as to narrow gap between rural and urban areas; 6. Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Cuban counterpart; 7. Senior General Than Shwe addresses graduation ceremony of 6th Intake of DSMA; 8. Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than on inspection tour of Bago Division; 9. USDA in cooperation with people making continuous efforts in nation-building tasks under auspices of government USDA Public Relations and Knowledge Management Course concludes; 10. Hotel services inspected in Ngwehsaung, Chaungtha beaches; 11. Loss of lives, property in recent earthquakes; 12. Cooperative sales centre opened; 13. Special civil appeal cases adjudged; 14. Sports meets to mark 57th Anniversary Independence Day to be held..."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive with New Year vigour for national development" (page 2)...FEATURES: "Senior General addresses graduation ceremony of 6th intake of DSMA" (page 5)..."Safeguard independence, build modern nation with unity"(page 8)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise,Ministry of Information,Union of MYanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.0MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2005