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Title: "The Myanmar Times" June 5 - 11, 2000 (Volume 1, No. 14)
Date of publication: 11 June 2000
Description/subject: # S.Leone rebels free hostages # Pressure on Poland’s Govt. # New evidence against Pinochetv # Giuliani sorts US$22m coffer # Bush courts Catholic vote # Microsoft to delay Outlook patch # Police investigate E.coli outbreak # Chinese praise relationship # Donations to Buddhist cause # China-Myanmar stamp struck # Off to ILO meeting in Geneva # Indonesia gives art prizes # Speed seized in Kayin Statev; Indian commerce chief upbeat on increased trading relations; Woodland push to value-add timber; With tight margins computer retailers look to service edge; Utterly no future growing opium, S-1 tells the Wa; People the priority for bank to be number one, says Yoma bank boss; Dating back to the golden 20’s film buffs delight in museum; Timing its run Titan eyes dominant watch position; At the high end of dress-making pleasing the client is paramoun; Inside the world’s greatest pagoda stairway markets do brisk business; Affection & caring for abandoned girls
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2007


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 13, May 29-June 4, 2000
Date of publication: 04 June 2000
Description/subject: Niche publisher launches directory; Singapore efficiency in mind with US$94m container port; Down Than Lwin Road a delicious glow of fruits; EARNING MERIT FOR A NURSE ABROAD; State Lottery introduces a K30 million monthly prize; The three musketeers, potting all before them; Staff really get their rewards; Glitzy marriage at The Strand; Birthday bash for ‘Wingabar lad’; Farewell to Aussie diplomat; A WILLYS JEEP RIDE UP THE OLD BURMA ROAD; Koreans urge nation to free up investment code; K500,000 for handset and GSM service, says MPT; San Aung’s widow takes up the cause; SLEEPY PORT TOWN TO VIBRANT HARBOUR; A New Mobile Phone - What’s Your View? THE PROBLEM OF FAKE DRUGS; Myanmar clinches four gold in Kunming rowing regatta; Your stars for this week. Brief News Content: * S-1 visits Hline River bridge * S-2 inspects vegetable centre * Beans and sesame MOU * Kason festival in Nepal * A golden belt boxing tournament * Exchanging of arms for peace * S-1 visits Hline River bridge * Cyber English course gets underway * Cultural delegation off to Vietnam * October date for Gems auction * Overseas employment guidance * Nunnery opens in Myawady * Opening the sluice gate for rice
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2006


Title: "The Myanmar Times", Vol. 1, No. 12, May 22-28, 2000
Date of publication: 28 May 2000
Description/subject: US$70 million port project underway in southern Myeik; Consultancy services vital for business sector: MHR; Saudi firm steels itself for economy to kick-in; BUDDHA’S EXHORTATION SAW HOSPITAL FOUNDED IN 1940; ‘Fish are soft and tender, safe and most of all peaceful for the mind’; His works are few and far between but amazingly full of depth; Ice Cream Party at Inya Lake; US$14,000 raised to help a Shan village school; Soft hearts transmit vitality to hospital; Thanakha – facial cream, medicine, protection against a sweltering sun; A ‘tranquil’ UK art exhibition raises profile of local painters; Vietnam’s PM, Phan Van Khai, visits Dagon school; Yoma Bank extends its services with opening at Hlaing Tha Yar; Dental ‘guru’ sets a new standard in Yangon; MPT reassures public GSM mobile phone network is all systems go; US$70 million port project underway in southern Myeik; Chinese rice breeder says he can raise yields by 2000kg per acre; Yangon’s Silicon Valley – at a price; Trishaw Drivers. What’s Their Lot?; Your stars for this week. Brief News Content: * S-1 met Thai PM’s advisor * New road links in the north * Vegetable cultivation discussed * Message exchanged with S.Korea * Nyaung Ye Thun Festival * Small loans for rural women * Cold storage factory for Myeik * Labour Minister back from Manila * Rowing team wins gold in China * Off to World Health Conference * Hepatitis B on ceremony list * Wheelchairs donated to disabled * MI’s highest fire insurance * Chinese football side in Yangon * Disabled sports stars off to Malaysia * Myawady bank opens new branch
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2006


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 11, May 15-21, 2000
Date of publication: 21 May 2000
Description/subject: Heroin, Opium fight resolute: Police Chief; Dagon Brewery moves to challenge its big brother; Deals being cut as executive apartment prices bottom out; AT THE GLASS FACTORY; Land of the Pagodas, also a home for unusual Buddha images; Tomorrow leaders safe in the hands of daycare teachers; Hard to find, but French cuisine is a Boris calling; Furusato – cosy home for Japanese delights; Farewell to the Israeli Ambassador Gad Nathan; Campaign in search of local ‘inspiration’ gets underway; Alliance Francaise activity; Touching moments as school donates proceeds; ‘I just want young people to get better prepared for the future’; Eminent psychiatrist urges family support systems for mentally ill; For two German academics a 40-year enchantment continues; The Fullmoon of Kason; Blind school’s vision to see students matriculate; Family caring, not individualism places aged home facilities low on Govt agenda; Literature House holds book & craft fair; Heroin, Opium fight resolute: Police Chief; ; ‘I realised I must make images, not take photos’...The Farming Way. Is Life Improving?... Brief News Content: * Seminar on first one-metre resolution Ikonos satellite * Coal-fired Power station to be built * 66-KV power station in Bhamo * Malaria control week launched * World Red-Cross Day observed * DOTS strategy for TB Workshop held * Eye operations performed * New bridge in northern Myanmar * Chess master plays a draw with Russia’s Anatoli Karpov * Accounting course to be opened * Industrial Port commissioned * Opium trafficker seized * Fire Services Day observed * Kyukok-Muse-Namhkan road.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2006


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 10, May 8-14, 2000
Date of publication: 14 May 2000
Description/subject: Brief News Content: * Employees urged to work hard * Drugs snatched in security swoop * Red Cross youth get-together begins * New bank for eastern Myanmar * CD-ROM dictionary launched * Wings for air force officers... Striving for the emergence of a Democracy: FM; ASEAN without Myanmar will not be true Group: S1; In a country where languages are highly valued Buddhist institute beckons; Women entrepreneurs take an equal seat; Enjoying 20pc growth DHL eyes expansion possibilities; Warm heart of a Bagan man saves kids from cleft palates; Nation’s third highest earner ready to hook a bigger fish; Get together for Asian Ministers; BLOOMIN’ BUSINESS; Murals dating from the 1200’s in need of urgent preservation; One can’t but help wonder whether they’ll come alive; Parisian consultant comes to La Source; A ‘lotus of the desert’ proves disability is no obstacle to success; Fat, juicy mushrooms on the Japanese menu; Passion for art - vision for museum to house it; Dry zone gets green touch; Mandalay’s lone ranger a straight shooter when it comes to planting trees; PICKING THE BIG WINNER; "Tax-Free Markets.Welcome News Or Not?".
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2006


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 9, May 1-7, 2000
Date of publication: 07 May 2000
Description/subject: Facility on literarcy movement; Japan bound for two trainees; Multi-media rooms for schools; Paradise found now challenge remains to preserve it for all; A free market brings a benefit of tax-free markets; Export advantages but ethics, technology needed to succeed; Korean f irm doubles staff to 2000 in search of profits; Herbs are often gentler than prescription drugs; Stone cutters carry on the marble way; In the search for Truth outsiders flock to Myanmar; Different rules but a marriage made in art; Enormously popular in Myanmar, soothsayers – believe them or not? Up, up and away as Yangon Air celebrates; Seeking the ‘Significant One’ – how it happens; Fashionable for centuries; 10 months on filming completed for wild elephant documentary; ASEAN international photo exhibition held; One thing’s for sure - taxi drivers always have an opinion. MT’s Win Aye asks what’s on their mind; Your stars for this week;
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2006


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 8, April 24-30, 2000
Date of publication: 30 April 2000
Description/subject: Cultural ‘nasties’ get the torch... Brief News: * Lahu’s come into legal fold * 13 nations in Red Cross meet * Golden jubilee photo contest held * Police directors discuss ASEAN...Creative networking for cultural progress; ‘Square log’ psyche needed by local wood-based sector; Book sellers face rising demand for new stocks; Beans Sprout; High demand from tourists as new beach and resorts open; Unchanged, unchanging. Did magicians stay in these ancient caves? The art of cherooting; River cruising; Tale of two types with modern works of Mandalay sculptor; Not Disneyland but still heaps of fun; Water, water and more water; Shan Food - invasion of new tastes; STREET TALK: WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD? Your stars this week; Pool school makes learning cool; ‘Oh, every child or man knows where; Yanking at the travel purse of a million readers .
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 27 October 2005


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 5, April 3 - 9, 2000
Date of publication: 09 April 2000
Description/subject: TOURISM TASKFORCE; Brief News: * Govt denounces US human right report * S-2 meets Home Ministry officials * ASEAN Ministerial meeting * UNICEF in health assistance * 200kg of drugs seized in Feb. * K 1.8m donated to Tatmadaw... Globalisation OK, but protect local heritage; Minister calls for ethics in business; Domestic retail banking finally starts to kick in; High returns for those in the used car trade; Aspirations rise to create more competitive SMEs; Social calendar ends with Forces dinner; Silverware - where craft ends and art begins; Tony Tun Tun reigns supreme at the salon; An insomniac’s journey to discover Yangon’s best coffee; What is coffee?Music. What's Being Sung on The Streets?
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 4, March 27 - April 2, 2000
Date of publication: 02 April 2000
Description/subject: Drive for free market, but farming first; Brief News: * S1 stresses priority to ASEAN * Central Bank issues new coins * 222 get Buddhist religious titles * Opening of new Ahlone wharf * Kanbawza Bank opens its fourth branch * Zaungtu hydro - electric power plant inaugurated in Bago... Japan provides aid for primary schools;
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005


Title: "The Myanmar Times" Vol. 1, No. 3, March 13-19, 2000
Date of publication: 19 March 2000
Description/subject: Chairman’s 500-mile journey to inspect development projects; Intense focus on developing sustainable primary industry; Problem solving, discussion breeds a new MBA graduate; Insurance law making its mark; Costa Rica saplings provide seedstock for sustainable oil industry; A day at the nunnery; Parisian elegance, tribal wear at ‘J's Irrawaddy Dream’; Gala ball at Inya Lake sees hotels raise US$20,000 for worthy Myanmar charities; Brief news: # Hard work over, student relief as exams finish Fiercely competitive retailers at forefront of a consumer age # New machine to pick out real from fake diamonds! # US balloonist rescued near Bagan # A tough test for tractors # Desire for consumer goods attracts thousands to Fairs # Brisk car sales for Suzuki # Fragrant Gangaw in Full Bloom
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2005