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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 31 December 2008
Date of publication: 31 December 2008
Description/subject: Unprecedented progress made in storm-hit regions thanks to concerted efforts of government, entrepreneurs, well-wishers Senior General Than Shwe inspects rehabilitation of Hainggyigyun, Kyaukkalat, Pyinsalu regions NAY PYI TAW, 30 Dec- Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe, accompanied by member of the SPDC General Thura Shwe Mann, Chairman of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein, member of the SPDC Lt-Gen Tin Aye, the Commander-in-Chief (Navy), the Commander-in-Chief (Air), senior military officers of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Maj-Gen Kyaw Swe, the ministers, the deputy ministers and officials, left Pathein by helicopter yesterday morning and arrived in Hainggyigyun at 10.50 a.m.[ more + ] Independence Day special sales YANGON, 30 Dec-Hailing the 61st Anniversary Independence Day 2009, the special sale festivals of the Ministry of Industry-1 will be held at Chanayethazan Township from 27 December to 2 January, Kyaukme of Shan State (North) from 27 December to 2 January, Toungoo of Bago Division from 31 December to 7 January and Thayawady of Bago Division from 3 January to 9 January.[ more + ] Industry-2 Ministry holds technical seminar NAY PYI TAW, 30 Dec- Ministry of Industry-2 held its technical seminar in the assembly hall here today. It was attended by Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein, Deputy Ministers, departmental heads and staff.[ more + ] MHRB meets NAY PYI TAW, 30 Dec- Working coordination meeting (6/2008) of Myanmar Human Rights Body took place at the Ministry of Home Affairs here today. [ more + ] Fire drill demonstrated NAY PYI TAW, 30 Dec-Talks on fire preventive measures were given along with a fire drill demonstration for prevention of fires at the daily newspapers under the News and Periodicals Enterprise of the Ministry of Information at Myanma Alin Daily in Bahan Township this afternoon.[ more + ] New Natawzar folio fertilizer introduced YANGON, 30 Dec-Natawzar folio fertilizer Distribution of National Development Co Ltd organized a ceremony to introduce new product at Traders Hotel here today. [ more + ] Environmental conservation disseminated YANGON, 30 Dec - Environment Working Group of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation organized educative talks on environmental conservation as part of December Environmental Conservation Activity at Thingangyun Education College here yesterday with an address by leader of the working group Daw Nilar Thaw.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Storm-affected areas enjoy better living conditions".....HAILING THE 61ST ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE DAY: ARTICLES: "The youth of today to realize the value of independence"..."ACHIEVEMENT OF THE HEALTH SECTOR IN 2008"...POEM: "Safeguard our heritage" Hlaing Aung.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2009


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 December 2008
Date of publication: 30 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe inspects rehabilitation and construction tasks in Mawlamyinegyun, Labutta Plentiful natural resources of Ayeyawady Division to be explored and fully exploited for economic growth NAY PYI TAW, 29 Dec - Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe together with member of the SPDC General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Natural Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein, member of the SPDC Lt-Gen Tin Aye, the Commander-in-Chief (Navy), the Commander-in-Chief (Air), senior military officers of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Maj-Gen Kyaw Swe, the ministers, the deputy ministers and officials left Pathein by helicopter and arrived in Mawlamyinegyun at 10.30 a.m. yesterday.[ more + ] Kyaikhto enjoys fruitful results of development drives NAY PYI TAW, 29 Dec-Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence accompanied by Chairman of Mon State Peace and Development Council Commander of South-East Command Maj-Gen Thet Naing Win and departmental officials looked into arrangements for convenience of travellers in Thuwunnabumi Taungdantha Hotel and resort in Kyaikhto on 25 December and flowering plants and trees grown for beautifying the hotel.[ more + ] MWAF conducts educative talks at MOI NAY PYI TAW, 29 Dec - Information Department of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation conducted educative talks at Ministry of Information here yesterday. [ more + ] Hmawby, Taikkyi hail Independence Day YANGON, 29 Dec- As a gesture of hailing the 61st Anniversary Independence Day, the opening ceremonies of newly tarred roads in Hmawby and Taikkyi Townships were held at designated places this morning, attended by Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint.[ more + ] MHA talk 1 Jan YANGON, 29 Dec-Myanmar Hotelier's Association will organize a talk on business strategy with the assistance of Silver View Resort (Ngwe Saung Beach).Professor Dr Aung Tun Thet will give a talk under the topic of Blue Ocean Strategy in Yuzana Hotel (Shwegondaing) in Bahan township here at 4 pm on 1st January 2009. Those interested are invited to participate in the talk which will be held on first Thursday of the every month.[ more] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Endeavour for development of Myanmar literary world"....."HAILING THE 61ST ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE DAY: POEM: "With glory and dignity"...ARTICLE: "It’s our country, our land where justice and independence prevail" Kyaw Zin Nyunt (Supreme Court Attorney)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2009


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 29 December 2008
Date of publication: 29 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe on inspection tour of Delta Local people themselves to put more efforts into rehabilitation and reconstruction tasks NAY PYI TAW, 28 Dec-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe, accompanied by member of SPDC General Thura Shwe Mann, Chairman of Natural Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein, member of SPDC Lt-Gen Tin Aye, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Rear-Admiral Nyan Tun, Commander-in-Chief (Air) Lt-Gen Myat Hein, Maj-Gen Ko Ko and Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence, Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thura Myint Aung, Lt-Gen Myint Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence, members of Natural Disaster Preparedness Central Committee ministers, senior military officers of the Ministry of Defence, the deputy ministers, the director-general of the Government Office and officials of the State Peace and Development Council Office, arrived at Pyapon by helicopter at 9.45 a.m. yesterday.[ more + ] Throughout history, Myanmar has existed in the world with her own literature, culture, customs and traditions Secretary-1 addresses ceremony to present Life-time Achievement National Literary Award, National Literary Award and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award NAY PYI TAW, 28 Dec -A ceremony to present Life-time Achievement National Literary Award, National Literary Award and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award took place at the Ministry of Information here with an address by Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo. [ more + ] Winner to receive Life-time Achievement National Literary Award at home NAY PYI TAW, 28 Dec-Secretary of National Literary Award Scrutiny and Selection Committee U Maung Hlaing (Maung Swe Nge) accepted the Life-time Achievement National Literary Award for 2007 on behalf of winner U Kyi Aye (Hsinphyugyun Aung Thein) because he was ill and could not attend the prize presentation ceremony.[ more + ] Newly opened concrete sleeper factory will help meet local demand YANGON, 28 Dec- A ceremony to open the Concrete Sleeper Factory (Mottama) built by Myanma Railways under the Ministry of Rail Transportation in Mottama, Paung Township, Mon State took place in front of the factory this morning with address by Chairman of Mon State Peace and Development Council Commander of South-East Command Maj-Gen Thet Naing Win and Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min.[ more + ] Information Minister hosts dinner in honour of literary award winners NAY PYI TAW, 28 Dec-Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan hosted a dinner in honour of life-time achievement literary award and Sarpay Beikman manuscript award winners for 2007 and members of prize scrutiny and selection committee at Shwenantaw Hotel of Nay Pyi Taw Hotel Zone, here, this evening.[ more + ] Export Gas Sales and Purchase Agreement inked YANGON, 28 Dec-Sellers Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise of the Ministry of Energy, Daewoo International Cooperation of the Republic of Korea, ONGC Videsh Ltd and GAIL (India) Ltd of India and Korea Gas Corporation of the Republic of Korea and purchaser China National United Oil Corporation held a ceremony to sign the Export Gas Sales and Purchase Agreement, Shwe Project, Myanmar, at Sedona Hotel, here, on 24 December evening.[ more + ] Foreign-made shoes on sale at Wai Di shoe store YANGON, 28 Dec-Way Di shoe store Launched the sale of foreign-made shoes such as Scholl, Walker, Ferrize, Maldeni, Kito, Adda, Lily, Patti, Ragazzo and Louise Dollar as part of pre-Christmas period. It is selling various kinds of shoes at 10 to 50 per cent discount from 15 December to 5 January.[ more + ] Basic driving course concluded YANGON, 28 Dec - Fire Services Department of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and Road Transport concluded No. 23/2008 basic driving course at the department here on 26 December. Director-General of the department U Myint Tun delivered an address at the concluding ceremony. A total of 30 trainees from states and divisions took the six-week course. [ more + ] Prizes presentation for Yangon Division School Sports Competitions YANGON, 28 Dec - A prize presentation ceremony of Yangon Division School Sports Competitions of No 3 Basic Education Department for 2008-09 academic year was held at Aung San Stadium here yesterday.[ more + ] Documentary film �Nanook of the North� screened to mark the World Film Day YANGON, 28 Dec-Under the aegis of Myanmar Motion Picture Asiayon, a documentary film entitled �Nanook of the North� marking the World Film Day was screened at the hall of Myanmar Motion Picture Asiayon on Wingabar Street, Bahan Township, here this afternoon.[ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Create better conditions for turning out good citizens".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2009


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 28 December 2008
Date of publication: 28 December 2008
Description/subject: Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives Chinese Ambassador Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein received Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Union of Myanmar Mr. Guan Mu, who had completed his tour of duty, at Zeyathiri Beikman on Konmyinttha in Yangon at 3 p.m. yesterday. [ more + ] Lt-Gen Tha Aye inspects maintenance, upgrading of roads in Kayin State Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec – Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Mon State Peace and Development Council Commander of South- East Command Maj-Gen Thet Naing Win, Chairman of Kayin State Peace and Development Council Brig-Gen Zaw Min and officials inspected agriculture and livestock breeding tasks in Phayagon Village in Hpa-an Township, maintenance and upgrading of Eindu-Zarthabyin road and digging of canals for water supply to farmlands on 23 December. [ more + ] Industry-2 Minister inspects Thagaya Industrial Region Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec-Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein inspected progress in construction of school buildings, workshops, main building and assembly hall of Technical Training School (Thagaya) and construction of streets in the training school in Thagaya Industrial Region in Yedashe Township, Bago Division, this morning. [ more + ] Minister for Electric Power No-1 inspects Kon Creek Hydropower Project Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec - Minister for Electric Power No-1 Col Zaw Min visited Kon Creek Hydropower Project being imple-mented by Construction-3 of Hydro Power Department, on Kon Creek, about nine miles west of Pyu Township, Bago Division on 25 December. [ more + ] Northern Command sail to final Yangon, 27 Dec-The first semifinal match of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament 2008 was held at Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna), here, this afternoon. [ more + ] Winners awarded in second traffic rules educative exhibition and contest Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec-The Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee organized the prize presentation for the second traffic rules educative exhibition and contest at Nay Pyi Taw City Hall, here, yesterday morning, with an address by Patron of the Supervisory Committee Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin.[ more + ] Roads and bridges in Sagaing Div, Kachin State inspected Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec – Minister for Construction Maj-Gen Saw Tun inspected condition of Kyaybinat dam detour on Shwebo-Myitkyina Road on 22 December. [ more + ] Mass walk in Nay Pyi Taw Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec – A mass walk took place as part of December mass sports activities here this morning. On behalf of Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint, Deputy Director-General U Thein Aung of Sports and Physical Education Department, officers and other ranks of ministries concerned and their families and local people totaling 8257 took part in the walk.[ more + ] Crude palm oil mill operating at high capacity in Kawthoung District Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec-Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung inspected Kawthoung oil palm farm near Khamaukkyi in Kawthoung District, Taninthayi Division, yesterday.[ more + ] Talks on Blue Ocean Strategy 1 Jan Yangon, 27 Dec-Myanmar Hoteliers Association will organize the educative talks with the sponsorship of Silver View Resort (Ngwe Saung Beach) at Yuzana Hotel (Shwegondine), here, on 1 January 2009. [ more + ] Mass walk activity organized in Yangon Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec-The mass walk activity in sports month of December was organized at Myoma Ground in Dagon Township this morning.[ more + ] Inter State/Division U-13 Football Tourney ends Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Dec-Chairman of the Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint watched the final match of the 11th Inter State/Division U-13 Football Tournament in Padetha Sports Ground in South Okkalapa Township here this afternoon. [ more + ] Inter-School Cricket Challenge Shield concludes Yangon, 27 Dec-Myanmar Cricket Federation and No. 3 Department of Basic Education jointly organized the 3rd Inter-School Cricket Challenge Shield 2008 at the cricket training ground in Bahan Township yesterday afternoon. [ more + ] Golf tourney for readers of Golf Masters magazine organized Yangon, 27 Dec-Han Golf Masters Pte Ltd organized the golf tourney for the readers of Golf Masters magazine at Myanmar Golf Club at 9th mile, here, on 24 December. [ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Participate in public health care with might and main".....ARTICLE: "Natural pozzolan abundant around extinct volcano Mt. Popa" (1) Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Tun Win Naing (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 27 December 2008
Date of publication: 27 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Laotian President NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Mr Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe felicitates UAE President NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Khalifa Bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of felicitations to Laotian Vice-President NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Mr Bounnhang Vorachit, Vice-President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of felicitations to Vice-President of UAE NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Muhammad Bin Rashid Al Maktum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates, which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Laotian counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Mr Bouasone Bouphavanh, Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to UAE counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Muhammad Bin Rashid Al Maktum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates, which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] State aims to build up industrial nation based on agricultural sector Prime Minister addresses meeting on development of agricultural sector and boosting of export items NAY PYI TAW, 1 Dec � A coordination meeting on development of agricultural sector and boosting of export items took place at the Government Office here this afternoon with an address by Prime Minister General Thein Sein. [ more + ] Timetable for 2009 Matriculation Examination announced YANGON, 1 Dec - The Myanmar Board of Examinations under the Ministry of Education today announced that the Matriculation Examination for 2009 will be held in March according to the following timetable. [ more + ] New train schedules come into effect beginning 1 Dec NAY PYI TAW, 1 Dec-Myanma Railways of the Ministry of Rail Transportation announced new train schedules for railroad sections for the convenience of the travelling public. The new schedules for railroad sections will come into effect beginning 1 December 2008.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister receives Indian Ambassador Prizes to be awarded to colour photo contest winners YANGON, 1 Dec - The prize presentation ceremony of �Aye Chan Khit Mi Myanmar Pyi� colour photo contest will be held at Central Hotel here on 24 December, to mark the 61st Anniversary of Independence Day which falls on 4 January, 2009.[ more + ] Cash and kind donated to self-reliant libraries in Yangon Division YANGON, 1 Dec- A ceremony to donate cash and kind to self-reliant libraries in Yangon Division was held at Sabai Hall of Sangyoung No-2 Basic Education High School here today.[ more + ] Minister lays foundation for school building in Pyawbwe NAY PYI TAW, 1 Dec - Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min and Deputy Minister U Pe Than attended a ceremony to lay foundation for a school building in Pyawbwe Township yesterday.[ more + ] Champion Myanmar Football team honoured YANGON, 1 Dec- A ceremony to honour Myanmar Football team which clinched championship trophy at Grand Royal Challenge Cup 2008 was held at Traders Hotel today, attended by Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint, director-general and officials of the ministry, President of Myanmar Football Federation U Zaw Zaw and executives, Managing Director U Aung Moe Kyaw of International Beverages Trading Co Ltd and staff and wellwishers.[ more + ] Exhibition on traffic rules enforcement on 26-31 Dec YANGON, 1 Dec - Under the arrangement of Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Committee, the 2nd exhibition on traffic rules will be held at Mingala Market in Nay Pyi Taw from 26 to 31 December. [ more + ] Myawaddy Trading Ltd launches new brand YANGON, 1 Dec-Launching of new brand product of Myawaddy Trading Ltd was held at Sedona Hotel here on 28 November. It was attended by sale representatives, merchants, shopkeepers and guests.[ more + ] Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Laotian counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Dr Thongloun Sisoulith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to UAE counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec - U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Abdallah bin Zayed Al-Nuhayyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates, which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] Tasks of IWT, Yangon International Airport inspected YANGON, 1 Dec-Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe on 29 November visited the passenger lounge at Pansodan/Dalla jetty of Inland Water Transport and inspected sales of tickets, berthing of Z-craft and vessels in Yangon River.[ more + ] Minister visits disabled adult training school YANGON, 1 Dec- Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe visited Women's Development Centre in Kamayut Township on 28 November.[ more + ] AGMs of associations under Myanmar Fisheries Federation held YANGON, 1 Dec-Myanmar Fisheries Federation, Myanmar Fish Farmers Association, Myanmar Aquafeed Association and Myanmar Freshwater Fisheries Association held the annual general meeting at the hall of the federation in Insein this morning, with an address by Patron of the federation Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein.[ more + ] Alumni of law to hold respect paying ceremony on 10 Jan YANGON, 1 Dec - The 3rd respect paying ceremony of old students specialised in Law (1974-1979) will be held at M3 Food Centre in Bahan Township on 10 January, 2009.[ more + ] Final events, prize presentation of Youth Track and Field Championship held YANGON, 1 Dec -The final events and prize presentation of 8th Myanmar Track and Field President's Cup Youth Track and Field Championship were held at the youth training camp (Thuwunna) here yesterday.[ more + ] MMA get-together on 14 Dec YANGON, 1 Dec- The 26th ceremony to pay respects to the teachers, organized by Women Chapter of Myanmar Medical Association (Yangon) will be held at Myanmar Medical Association Hall at No. 249 on Theinbyu Road in Mingla Taungnyunt Township here on 14 December morning. Member doctors are invited to attend the ceremony without fail.[ more + ] Today Group of Companies marks 15th Anniversary YANGON, 1 Dec-The 25th anniversary of the establishment of Today Group of Companies, which was founded in 1993 was held at Parkroyal Hotel in Alanpya Phaya Street here on 29 November.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Enhance people’s health awareness".....ARTICLE: "Practice integrated farming for higher income" (3) Kyaw Ye Min.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 26 December 2008
Date of publication: 26 December 2008
Description/subject: Lt-Gen Tha Aye inspects maintenance of Mawlamyine-Ye road section NAY PYI TAW, 25 Dec -Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence accompanied by Mon State Peace and Development Council Chairman Commander of South-East Command Maj-Gen Thet Naing Win and departmental officials met with departmental personnel and local people at the meeting hall of complex office in Khawza in Ye Township on 22 December and gave instructions on regional development works. Next, he proceeded to Khawza Station Hospital and made cash donations and inspected the hospital. [ more + ] A&I Minister receives Daewoo Chairman YANGON, 25 Dec-Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo received new Chairman and CEO of Daewoo International Cooperation Mr Jae Yong Kim and party at the meeting hall of Irrigation Department in Yankin Township here yesterday. [ more + ] Muse sub-power station, Shweli-Namhkam-Muse power line inspected NAY PYI TAW, 25 Dec-Deputy Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Brig-Gen Win Myint looked into progress of installation of 66 KV Shweli-Namhkam-Muse power line and construction of sub-power station on 21 December. [ more + ] S-W Command Commander & Energy Dy Minister attend school-aids donation ceremony YANGON, 25 Dec-Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Maj-Gen Kyaw Swe and Deputy Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Than Htay attended power generator, computer and printer donation ceremony which was held at Thakhutkwin Basic Education Middle School (Branch) in Myanaung Township in Hinthada District on 20 December morning.[ more + ] First Yangon Division Inter-School Karate-do Contest concludes YANGON, 25 Dec- The prize presentation ceremony of the First Yangon Division Inter-School Karate-do Contest 2008-09, jointly organized by No. 3 Basic Education Department and Myanmar Karate-do Federation was held at No. 1 Basic Education High School in Lanmadaw Township on 23 December.[ more + ] Supervisors for Matric exam meet NAY PYI TAW, 25 Dec - Supervisors for the matriculation exami-nations for the 2009 Academic Year held a meeting at No. 9 Basic Education High School in Mandalay on 23 December to discuss matters related to supervision of the matriculation exami-nations. [ more + ] Enrollment for ITE from 2 to 30 Jan YANGON, 25 Dec - Shine Universal Services has provided services for the enrollment for Institute of Technical Education (ITE) based in Singapore.[ more + ] New tarred roads opened in Dagon Myothit (South), Dagon Myothit (North) YANGON, 25 Dec-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin attended the opening ceremony of Nawaday tarred road in No.70 ward of Dagon Myothit (South) this afternoon. The mayor and responsible persons opened the road by cutting the ribbon and inspected the road. [ more + ] Regional development in Taikkyi, Hmawby Townships inspected NAY PYI TAW, 25 Dec � Deputy Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affaires Col Tin Ngwe on 11 December inspected nursery of Taikkyi Township Development Affairs Committee and left instructions on more nursing of saplings which are suitable to the regions.[ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Generate better living conditions of storm victims".....ARTICLES: "Practice integrated farming for higher income" (2) Kyaw Ye Min..."Bodhitahtaung-Kyaukka-Shwemyintin Mountain Range getting lush and green" Article: Zaw Win (Kyemon), Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 25 December 2008
Date of publication: 25 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe inspects rehabilitation and reconstruction tasks in Kyaiklat, Dedaye, Kungyangon Townships Encouragement and assistance should be given to one village one product project NAY PYI TAW, 24 Dec � Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe inspected progress of rehabilitation and reconstruction tasks in storm-hit Kyaiklat and Dedaye townships in Ayeyawady Division and Kungyangon Township in South District of Yangon and met with local people this morning. [ more + ] Sale agents invited, Win Thuza shops to be hired YANGON, 24 Dec-The Ministry of Industry-1 is producing textiles, ready-made clothes, foodstuff, beverage, medicines, soap, ceramics, paper and exercise books, paints, sewing machines, bicycles, plastics, leather, rubber totaling 904 items.[ more + ] Sections of Dawei-Ye Road under maintenance NAY PYI TAW, 24 Dec-Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence inspected heavy machinery and the axis for construction of Dawei-Myeik railroad, repairing of Dawei Railway Station and railroad section at Dawei Station, Dawei in Taninthayi Division, on 21 December.[ more + ] Myanmar Unicode system discussed YANGON, 24 Dec - Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw attended the work coordination meeting on implementing Myanmar Unicode system at Myanmar Info Tech in Hline Township yesterday and made an opening address. [ more + ] Industry-1 Minister visits factories in Magway Division NAY PYI TAW, 24 Dec - Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung visited Winthuza Shop in Aunglan, Magway Division on 22 December. [ more + ] EP 2 Minister visits sub-power stations NAY PYI TAW, 24 Dec - Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint inspected control room and switch yard of 132 KV Aung Chan Tha sub-power station in Monywa on 21 December and left necessary instructions. [ more + ] Yoma Technologies to conduct courses on Java professional YANGON, 24 Dec - To become a software engineer, the practical programming course of Yoma Technologies will give lecture about professional software programming. In addition, systems and experience being applied in software development fields will be effectively used by learning from experts.[ more + ] Ngachin Dam to contribute to rice suffciency NAY PYI TAW, 24 Dec-The inauguration of Ngachin Dam constructed by Construction-3 of the Irrigation Department was held at the panal of the facility near Ngachin Village, Seikpyu Township, Pakokku District, Magway Division, this morning.[ more + ] Minister meets farmers in Thongwa YANGON, 24 Dec-Minister for Religious Affairs Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung met with rural people in Kanmyint village of Thongwa Township in Yangon South District on 21 December.[ more + ] Deputy Foreign Minister receives regional director of UNOPS YANGON, 24 Dec-Chairman of Tripartite Core Group (TCG) Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Thu received Mr Wang Yue, Regional Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) at the ministry here today.[ more + ] 3rd Inter-School Cricket Challenge Shield 2008 goes on YANGON, 24 Dec - Jointlyorganized by Myanmar Cricket Federation and No. 3 Basic Education Department, the 3rd Inter-School Cricket Challenge Shield 2008 continued at Bahan Cricket Training Ground here this morning.[ more + ] MMA annual meeting on 27 Dec YANGON, 24 Dec-The annual meeting of Myanmar Medical Association (Yangon) will be held at the auditorium of MMA at 10 a.m. on 27 December. MMA mem-bers are invited to attend the meeting.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Participate in drive for road safety".....ARTICLES: "Practice integrated farming for higher income" (1)Kyaw Ye Min..."White gold plantations of Chindwin region" Article: Zaw Win (Kyemon), Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: PDF (7.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 24 December 2008
Date of publication: 24 December 2008
Description/subject: Rubber, oil palm thriving in Myeik, Palaw townships NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec-Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence inspected the axis for construction of Thamok Bridge from Myeik station and worksite for Seaweed Co by the Thamok River on 20 December.[ more + ] Talks on Recession Proof Business on 27 December YANGON, 23 Dec-Jointly organized by Myanmar Fisheries Federation and Myanmar Prawn Entrepreneur Association, Author Khin Maung Nyo (Economics) will give talks on �Recession Proof Business�, sponsored by Han Sein Thant Engineering and Trading, at the Thiriannawa hall of Myanmar Fisheries Federation on Bayintnaung Road in Insein Township at 2 p.m. on Saturday 27 December, 2008.[ more + ] Runways extended at Mandalay International Airport and Hkamti Airport YANGON, 23 Dec-Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe and officials concerned inspected Mandalay International Airport and gave necessary instructions on 20 December. [ more + ] A&I Minister inspects agriculture works in Meiktila District YANGON, 23 Dec -Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo inspected thriving Ngwechi-6 late monsoon long staple cotton plantation of Farmers U Myint Thein and U Soe Maung with the use of underground tapping water at Tawma village in Meiktila Township, Mandalay Division yesterday. [ more + ] Industry-1 Minister inspects factories and Winthuza shops in Magway NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec � Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung looked into production process of Textile Factory (Pwintbyu) of Myanma Textile Industry in Pwintbyu, Magway Division on 21 December. [ more + ] Minister looks into sub-power stations NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec-Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint looked into control room, battery room and switch yard at Shwesaryan sub-power station in Mandalay Division on 20 December.[ more + ] 106th Executive Board Meeting of BSC and MBA held YANGON, 23 Dec-Jointly organized by Banks Supervisory Committee and Myanmar Banks Association, the 106th Executive Board Meeting was held at the association here yesterday, attended by Patron of the association Minister for Finance and Revenue Maj-Gen Hla Tun. [ more + ] Workshop on development of rice production and sales organized YANGON, 23 Dec-The Myanmar Rice Exporters Association, the Myanmar Rice Merchants Association and the Rice Millers Association jointly organized the second workshop on development of rice production and sales under the aegis of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry at the UMFCCI on Min Ye Kyaw Swa Street in Lanmadaw Township here this morning.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister visits construction project and factories in Mon State YANGON, 23 Dec - Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein met with officials at Mayangon Rubber Farm in Belin Township on 21 December and left instructions on growing and production of rubber.[ more + ] Fresh water prawn breeding basic course concludes YANGON, 23 Dec-Under the aegis of Myanmar Fish Entrepreneur Association and Myanmar Prawn Entrepreneur As-sociation, the concluding ceremony of No.6 basic course of fresh water prawn breeding was held at the Thiriannawa hall of Myanmar Fisheries Department here this morning. [ more + ] Commander inspects road work in Monywa NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec � Chairman of Sagaing Division Peace and Development Council Commander of North-West Command Maj-Gen Myint Soe inspected progress of construction of 4400-foot long gravel road at the corner of Kanna and Bogyoke roads in Monywa yesterday. [ more + ] ASEC delegation visits Mandalay YANGON, 23 Dec-Under the ASEAN Schools Tour 2008, an ASEC delegation led by Dr Termsak Chalerm-palamupap visited No. (2) Basic Education High School in Chanaye Thazan Township, Mandalay, yesterday morning.[ more + ] Second round matches of Defence Services C-in-C's Trophy (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament continue YANGON, 23 Dec -The second round matches of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament continued in Mandalay today.[ more + ] Notice to mariners issued NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec-MPRL E&P Pte Limited that is undertaking joint venture tasks in oil exploration work together with Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise will conduct 2D Marine Seismic Acquisition Survey at No A-6 Block of Rakhine offshore by MV Pacific Sword from 19 January to 6 February, 2009.[ more + ] Review of health care services in aftermath of Nargis Storm held NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec-The Ministry of Health reviewed health care services in the aftermath of Nargis Storm at the ministry here at 9 am yesterday. [ more + ] Fire in Hlinethaya YANGON, 23 Dec - A fire broke out at the rice warehouse of proprietor of flour mill of Diamond Star Co in Industrial Zone-2 in Hlinethaya Township at 10.50 p.m. on 21 December.[ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Cultivate and export beans and pulses on a wider scale"....ARTICLES: "MraukU with booming agricultural farming and hotel service" Article: Reporter Singu Soe Win; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)..."Kankalay Water Pumping Station in Hmawby Township to irrigate 4500 acres of farmlands" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Thaung Myint (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 28 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 23 December 2008
Date of publication: 23 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to His Majesty Akihito, Emperor of Japan NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec- On the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty Akihito, Emperor of Japan, which falls on 23 December 2008, Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Majesty Akihito, Emperorof Japan.[ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe pays homage to famous pagodas in Mandalay NAY PYI TAW, 22 Dec -Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe, accompanied by member of the State Peace and Development Council General Thura Shwe Mann, Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo and party, paid homage to famous pagodas in Mandalay this morning and inspected measures taken for making Mandalay pleasant and beautiful.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Japan NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec- On the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty Akihito, Emperor of Japan, which falls on 23 December 2008, General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Mr Taro Aso, Prime Minister of Japan.[ more + ] Development tasks bearing fruits in Taninthayi Division NAY PYI TAW, 22 Dec- Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence met with Tatmadawmen and families of local battalion in Mali island of Palaw Township, Myeik District in Taninthayi Division on District 19 December.[ more + ] PRC donates Mobile X-Ray to Thilawa Port Terminal YANGON, 22 Dec - A ceremony to hand over Mobile X-Ray donated by the People's Republic of China to be used at Thilawa Port Terminal in Kyauktan Township was held today. [ more + ] Opening ceremony of Third Inter-School Cricket Challenge Shield 2008 held YANGON, 22 Dec- The opening ceremony of Third Inter-School Cricket Challenge Shield 2008 (Men's and Women's) jointly organized by Myanmar Cricket Federation and No 3 Basic Education Department was held at Cricket Pitch here yesterday.[ more + ] Disaster management course opens NAY PYI TAW, 22 Dec-The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement opened disaster management course (No. 13/2008) at the General Administration Department in Myaungmya Township this morning with an opening address by Director-General U Than Oo of the Relief and Resettlement Department. [ more + ] Myanmar-China Border Trade Expo organized in Muse YANGON, 22 Dec - The 8th Myanmar-China Border Trade Expo 2008 was opened at 105th-mile trade zone in Muse, Shan State (North) on 17 December.[ more + ] MBF President U Win Myint becomes SEA Boxing Fed V-P YANGON, 22 Dec- President of Myanmar Boxing Federation Chairman of Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry U Win Myint attended South-East Asia Boxing Federation General Assembly-2008 held in Bangkok, Thailand on 19 December.[ more + ] Over 30,000 participate in mass walks in Mawlamyine YANGON, 22 Dec -Chairman of Mon State Peace and Development Council Commander of South-East Command Maj-Gen Thet Naing Win and wife participated in mass walks in Mawlamyine on 13 and 20 December. [ more + ] 47th Defence Services C-in-C's shield football tournament goes on YANGON, 22 Dec-The second round of the 47th Defence Services (Army, Navy, Air) Commander-in- Chief's shield football tournament continued in the Central Command (Mandalay) today.[ more + ] Industries in Yangon Div inspected NAY PYI TAW, 22 Dec-Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein visited No. 1 Automobile Industry (Yangon) on 20 December morning. There he met with the general manager and the staff and gave necessary instructions. [ more + ] FM felicitates Japanese counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 23 Dec- On the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty Akihito, Emperor of Japan, which falls on 23 December, U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Mr Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan.[ more + ] Hlawga Park to open from 8 am to 5 pm on public holidays NAY PYI TAW, 22 Dec- The Hlawga Park of the Forest Department is open daily from 8 am to 4 pm. However, with a view to enabling the public to take more recreation and relaxation, it will be open from 8 am to 5 pm on 25 and 27 December.[ more + ] Stipends for University of Medicine presented YANGON, 22 Dec-A total of nine students who are eligible to attend Universities of Medicine have won Yazalin's stipends of university of medicine for 2008-2009 academic year.[ more + ] Construction of Katha-Bhamo railroad inspected Golf tourney for disabled persons YANGON, 22 Dec-A golf tournament (New Year Snapshot) for disabled persons will be held at South Okkalapa golf club here at 12 noon on 25 December.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Actively participate in the drive for environmental conservation".....ARTICLES: "Pyawbwe-Pyayangasu Railroad reflects victory of local people" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA ); Photos: Thar Nyan (MNA)..."Ngapali sees a boom in tourism industry" Article: Ei Wah; Photos: Soe Nyunt (Kyemon
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 23 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 22 December 2008
Date of publication: 22 December 2008
Description/subject: Bypass and development tasks inspected in Myeik NAY PYI TAW, 21 Dec-Lt-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence went on an inspection tour of Sub-printing House under the News and Periodicals Enterprise of the Ministry of Information in Myeik, Taninthayi Division on 17 December. [ more + ] Prizes awarded to winners in colour photo contest marking 61st Anniversary Independence Day YANGON, 21 Dec-A ceremony to award prizes to winners in the colour photo contest entitled �Modern and Peaceful Myanmar� to mark 61st Anniversary Indepen-dence Day, which was organized by Information and Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Information was held at Central Hotel, here, this morning, attended by Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan.[ more + ] Sale Fertilizer Factory to boost production NAY PYI TAW, 21 Dec-Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi on 16 December inspected No (1) Fertilizer Factory (Sale) in Sale, Magway Division.[ more + ] Prize-distribution ceremony of Pyinnyatazaung Literary Contest held YANGON, 21 Dec- The prize-distribution ceremony of Pyinnyatazaung Literary Contest for 2008 was held at Myatpyinnya Hall of Yankin Education College of the Education Planning and Training Department yesterday morning with an address by Deputy Minister for Education U Myo Nyunt. [ more + ] Myanmar traditional Anyeint troupe entertains service personnel NAY PYI TAW, 21 Dec - A Myanmar traditional Anyeint troupe of Fine Arts Department under the Ministry of Culture is entertaining service personnel for their rest and recreation. Shwe Myanmar Anyeint troupe performed at the Ministry of Immigration and Population here on 20 December evening. [ more + ] Moderate earthquake jolts YANGON, 21 Dec- According to the (05:57) hr MST of Kaba Aye Observatory today, a moderate earthquake measuring 5.2 Richter Scale shook Myanmar, the distance of 380 mile from the northeast of Kaba Aye observatory, said Metrology and Hydrology Department.[ more + ] Horizon Streetball Basketball tourney held YANGON, 20 Dec - Organized by Myanmar Basketball Federation and Horizon International Education Centre, the fourth Horizon Streetball Basketball tourney took place in conjunction with a prize-presentation ceremony in Bahan Township. Among the spectators were Principal U Tin Win of Sports and Physical Education Institute and General Manager Mr Murat and Principal Mr Safak of Horizon International Education Centre and officials. [ more + ] Defence Services C-in-C's Shield football tournament continues YANGON, 21 Dec-The second round of the 47th Defence Services (Army, Navy and Air) Commander-in-Chief's Shield football tournament continued in the Central Command (Mandalay) zone.[ more + ] ES4E Language and Training Centre holds Parents' Day ceremony YANGON, 21 Dec-ES4E Language and Training Centre held Parents' Day ceremony at the school at No 51 (C/D) on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, here, on 20 and 21 December.[ more + ] Commemorative fun fairs for Independence Day to be held at Ngwehsaung Beach YANGON, 21 Dec-Commemorative fun fairs for the 61st Anniversary Independence Day for 2009, which falls on 4 January, will be held at Ngwehsaung Beach.[ more + ] Cash donated for respect paying ceremony YANGON, 21 Dec- Old students (Civil) of Yangon Institute Technology and Yangon Technological University donated cash for holding the 3rd respect paying ceremony at the meeting hall of Myanmar Engineering Society yesterday. [ more + ] Casabella Luxury Home Furnishing Centre opens sales centre for home-use items YANGON, 21 Dec-Casabella Luxury Home Furnishing Centre opened a sale centre for home-use items at the centre at No 22 on Pyay Road in Mayangon Township, here this morning.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Safeguard independence and sovereignty for perpetuity"..... ARTICLES: "Water supply projects being extended to provide potable water to Meiktila and its environs..."Myanmar Flower Festival appealing to local and foreign guests" Po Thaw Zin Office of Mahasi underground water tapping project seen in Aungzeyar Ward, two miles from Meiktila Lake" Article: Win Naing (Kyemon); Photos: Htay Aung (Kyemon
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 21 December 2008
Date of publication: 21 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe attends graduation dinner of 11th Intake of DSTA Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Dec - The graduation dinner to honour the graduate officers of the 11th Intake of Defence Services Technological Academy was held at the parade ground of DSTA in PyinOoLwin at 5.30 p.m. yesterday, attended by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe. [ more + ] Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects river water pumping stations Yangon, 20 Dec - Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint and departmental officials inspected pilot cultivation of Hsinnweyin paddy through direct seeding method, use of Leya-16 power tillers, display of samples of paddy strains and weed killer at the central farm of Myanma Agriculture Service and observed the display of sample of paddy strains grown in Bago, Ayeyawady and Sagaing Divisions at Myanma Rice Research Institute in Hmawby Township yesterday. [ more + ] Information Minister meets executives of Myanmar Music Asiayon (Central) Yangon, 20 Dec- Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan met with executives of Myanmar Music Asiayon (Central) at the meeting hall of Myanma Radio and Television on Pyay Road here this morning. [ more + ] Ensuring smooth and Secure transport discussed in Yangon Yangon, 20 Dec- The Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Smooth and Secure Transport held its work coordination meeting at the meeting hall of All Private Bus Lines Control Committee (Head Office) yesterday. [ more + ] Ministry of Mines holds coord meeting Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec-Ministry of Mines held its second work coordination meeting at the ministry, here, this morning, with an address by Minister for Mines Brig-Gen Ohn Myint. [ more + ] Special Civil Appeal Cases heard Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec-The Special Appellate Bench comprising Deputy Chief Justice of Supreme Court (Nay Pyi Taw) U Tun Tun Oo, Supreme Court Judges of Supreme Court (Yangon) U Khin Myint, and U Myint Thein sitting at court room No. 1 of the Supreme Court (Nay Pyi Taw) delivered judgments of 4 special civil appeal cases and then heard 6 special civil appeal cases under Section 7 of the Judicial Law 2000. [ more + ] GMS discuss information, communications Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec- The GMS Information Superhighway Implementation Group Meeting No.8 was held from 16 to 17 December and the GMS Information superhighway Steering Group Meeting No. 4, at Shwe Nandaw Hotel, here on 18 and 19 December. [ more + ] Verbatim products introduced Yangon, 20 Dec-The introducing ceremony for Verbatim Product was held at Traders Hotel, here, this morning. Chairman and CEO of KMD Group of Companies U Thaung Tin extended greetings and Manager of Verbatim Marketing of Singapore for South Asia Mr Tan Teow Seng explained facts related to Verbatim Product. [ more + ] Men's and women's wears on sale at new Gamonpwint Shopping Mall Yangon, 20 Dec � Gamonpwint Shopping Mall is kept open on Kaba-Aye Pagoda Road in Mayangon Township here since 17 December. Men's and women's wears, various kinds of personal and household goods are available at the shopping mall. [ more + ] MAS grows medicinal orchids on commercial scale Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Dec � Accompanied by departmental officials, Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo inspected the growing of medicinal orchids on a commercial-scale in various cultivation methods in Doekwin farm of Myanma Agriculture Service in PyinOoLwin Township, PyinOoLwin District, Mandalay Division, on 18 December morning.[ more + ] Mass walk to mark December Mass Sports Activities in Nay Pyi Taw Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Dec- The mass walk to mark the 2008 December Mass Sports Activities took place here at 6 am today with the participation of Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint, Deputy Minister for Hotels and Tourism Brig-Gen Aye Myint Kyu, Deputy Minister for Education Brig-Gen Aung Myo Min, officials from the respective ministries, service personnel, teachers of Nay Pyi Taw No. 11 Basic Education High School, students and local people. [ more + ] MMA to hold Continuing Professional Development Forum Yangon, 20 Dec-Organized by General practitioners Group of Myanmar Medical Association (Central), Continuing Professional Development Forum will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Hall (B) of MMA on 23 December (Tuesday). [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Build modern Tatmadaw through advanced science and technology".....ARTICLES: "The twin crises of finance and food" By He Changchui..."Ongoing Katha-Bhamo Railroad Section Project on west bank of Ayeyawady River" Article: Zaw Win (Kyemon); Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 20 December 2008
Date of publication: 20 December 2008
Description/subject: Future Tatmadaw depends upon soldiers, who possess patriotism, perseverance, deligence, endeavour and efforts of the intellectuals and the intelligentsia Basic foundation for the perpetuity of sovereignty of the nation where different national races are residing is national unity Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec- The following is the full text of the address delivered by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe at the graduation parade of the 11th Intake of Defence Services Technological Academy in PyinOoLwin today. [ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe addresses Graduation Parade of 11th Intake of DSTA Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec-The Graduation Parade of 11th Intake of Defence Services Technological Academy was held at the parade ground of DSTA in PyinOoLwin at 8.30 a.m. today, with an address by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe. [ more + ] Energy Minister inspects oil fields Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec-Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi looked into Kyauk-kwat, Latpanto oil fields in Myaing Township in Magway Division on 15 December. [ more + ] Vocational training courses opened Yangon, 18 Dec - The basic vocational training course No. 50 and tailoring course No. 25 of the vocational training school of the Education and Training Department of the Ministry of Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs were opened at the school in Kengtung Township on 15 December. [ more + ] NPED Minister performs regional development tasks in Twantay Township Yangon, 19 Dec - Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Soe Tha inspected construction of earth road linking Padan Yaykyaw village and Khattiya village and building of ditches at the northern part of Twantay on 15 December. [ more + ] Concrete laying tasks finalized at Yeywa hydropower project Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec-A ceremony to finalize concrete laying tasks of Yeywa hydropower project that is being implemented by No. 2 Construction Group of Hydropower Implementation Department of the Ministry of Electric Power No. 1 was held at the project on 15 December. s[ more + ] Golf Championship in Myitkyina 2-5 Jan Yangon, 19 Dec-The Golf Championship, jointly organized by the Myanmar Golf Federation and the Myanmar PGA, will be held at Northern Star Golf Club in Myitkyina from 2 to 5 January 2009.[ more + ] Free medical treatment provided in Yenangyoung Township Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Dec - Under the collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Health, Shwe Parami Tawya Sayadaw Ashin Chandhadhika and lay persons and members of social organizations and Yenangyoung Township Association (Yangon), a ceremony to mark the successful completion of providing free health care to patients with eye complaints in Yenangyoung Township and surrounding townships was held at People's Hospital in Yenangyoung Township, Magway on 15 December. [ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Towards perpetual existence of self-reliant rural libraries".....ARTICLE: "Worm infestation, and Maternal and Child Health" Professor Dr. Paing Soe.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 19 December 2008
Date of publication: 19 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe pays homage to pagodas in Bagan-NyaungU NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe, accompanied by State Peace and Development Council member General Thura Shwe Mann and party, paid homage to pagodas in Bagan-NyaungU at 11.30 a.m. yesterday.[ more + ] Kaba-Aye Condominium and Gamonpwint Shopping Mall opened YANGON, 18 Dec - Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence attended the opening ceremony of Kaba-Aye Condominium and Gamonpwint Shopping Mall jointly-implemented by Yangon City Development Committee and Gamonpwint Co Ltd which held in front of the Gamonpwint Shopping Mall building on Kaba-Aye Pagoda Road in Mayangon Township yesterday. [ more + ] Rural development, self-reliant village libraries supervised in Pale Township NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-To supervise rural development tasks and development of self-reliant village libraries in Pale Township, Sagaing Division, Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan continued his trip to Nweshauk Village of the township on 15 December and met with over 1,700 local people from Nweshauk, Kyunphogon and Kanbauk villages.[ more + ] Twantay Township gets Tamatakaw Bridge YANGON, 18 Dec-The opening ceremony of Tamatakaw Bridge built by Engineering Department (Road and Bridge) of Yangon City Development Committee was held at the bridge near Tamatakaw village in Twantay Township this morning, attended by Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint, Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin, departmental officials, members of social organizations, students and local people. [ more + ] Preparations for drilling test-well inspected in Thagyitaung oilfield NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi on 14 December inspected preparations for drilling the well in Thagyitaung oilfield with the use of machinery in Pauk Township.[ more + ] MYANMAR GAZETTE NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-The State Peace and Development Council has appointed U Win Myint, Manager of Yangon No. 1 Cigarette Factory of Myanma Foodstuffs Industries under the Ministry of Industry-1, as Director-General of the Directorate of Industries under the same ministry on probation from the date he assumes charge of his duties.[ more + ] Minister inspects river water pumping projects in NayungU NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec - Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo together with Chairman of Magway Division Peace and Development Council Col Phone Maw Shwe and departmental heads inspected river water pumping projects, Myakan Dam and thriving Ngwechi-6 long staple cotton plantation in Nyaung U Township on 16 December.[ more + ] Youth Basketball Tournament concludes YANGON, 18 Dec- The prize presentation ceremony of Myanmar Basketball Federation President's Cup Youth Basketball Tournament was held at Kyaikkasan Gymnasium here today. In the final match of U-16 Men's event, I.L.B.C team won over Venon with 63-23 point, in Women's event, Yangon Division edged out D.B.E (3) with 57-39, in U-13 Men's event, I.L.B.C beat D.B.E (3) 56-53 and in Women's event, Mogok thrashed D.B.E (3) 79-22.[ more + ] Course on construction & maintaining power grid concludes NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec - Conducted by Ministry of Electric Power No. 2, course No. 2/2008 on construction and maintaining of power grid system concluded at the ministry here yesterday.[ more + ] Prize presentation ceremony of colour photo contest on 21 Dec YANGON, 18 Dec-Securitizing Committee has selected winners of colour photo contest titled Peaceful and Modern Myanmar, held in commemoration of 61st Anniversary Independence Day, which falls on 4 January, 2009. The prize presentation ceremony will be held at Central Hotel on Bogyoke Aung San road here on 21 December.[ more + ] Russian Language Course in Feb YANGON, 18 Dec - With the arrangement of the Union of Myanmar Travels Association, Russian language course (Intermediate Level) will be opened in early February, 2009. [ more + ] Yenangyoung Township BEHS No. 1 gets new school building NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-A ceremony to open the newly-built Shwe Parami two-storey school building donated by Shwe Parami Tawya Sayadaw Ashin Çhandhadhika and laypersons and wellwishers and to hand over the documents related to the building to the Ministry of Education was held in front of the school building of Yenangyoung Township Basic Education High School No 1 in Magway Division on 14 December. [ more + ] Stipend granted to four-distinction winner YANGON, 18 Dec-Stewards and airhostesses of flight section batch (3) from Air Bagan Ltd, to mark their third anniversary service, granted stipend to Ma Myat Pwint Phyu Aung of Salingyi BEHS, daughter of U Aung Min, who passed the 2007-2008 academic year matriculation examination with four distinctions.[ more + ] MGEA sets up Yangon Division Association office YANGON, 18 Dec - Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs Association opened its Yangon Division Association Office on Shwebontha Street at No. (62/68) on the first floor in Pabetan Township, here yesterday.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture the youth for promotion of national education".....ARTICLES: "We remain unperturbed"-3 Kyaw Ye Min: "...Myanmar is a country that is trying to achieve development of agriculture as the base and all-round development of other sectors of the economy as well. In 2007, the agricultural sector contributed round about 146 per cent of domestic demand. And for 2008, to meet more than 150 per cent of local demand is on target. The nation contributes to world food security by exporting its food surplus..."...."North Yama Supporting Dam contributes to supplying potable water, greening Pale Township", Article & Photos: Khin Maung Than (Sethmu).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 18 December 2008
Date of publication: 18 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Emir of the State of Qatar NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-On the occasion of the Independence Day of the State of Qatar which falls on 18 December 2008, Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Qatar NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec - General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabir Al-Thani, Prime Minister of the State of Qatar, on the occasion of the Independence Day of the State of Qatar, which falls on 18 December 2008.[ more + ] Dams in Magway Division under construction with momentum NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec-Chairman of Sagaing Division Peace and Development Council Commander of North-West Command Maj-Gen Myint Soe, Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo and Minister for Electric Power No. 1 Col Zaw Min, accompanied by Chairman of Magway Division Peace and Development Council Col Phone Maw Shwe, on 15 December, arrived at Myittha Dam project being built near Pyintha Village of Gangaw Township by Construction-8 of Irrigation Department.[ more + ] Railroad under construction to link Okshitpin and Kanma NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec-Chairman of Bago Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Southern Command Brig-Gen Hla Min, together with Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min and Deputy Minister U Pe Than, viewed construction of Phayapaw Railway Station and its yard, the passenger lounge, warehouses on Okshitpin-Kanma railroad on 15 December.[ more + ] Myanmar delegation arrives back from Indonesia after participating in Special ASEAN FMs' Meeting NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec - A Myanmar delegation led by U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs, arrived back here today after attending the Special ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting which was held at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakata, the Republic of Indonesia, on 14 and 15 December. [ more + ] Tasks for rural developments and perpetual existence of self-reliant libraries supervised in Pale Tsp NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec-Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan met with over 2600 local people from seven villages namely Inmahti, Kaingtwin, Inkan, Loattha, Ohnhnaut, Thayagon and Talaingkan upon his arrival at Inmahti village of Pale Township, Sagaing Division, on 15 December and held discussions about rural development undertakings.[ more + ] Manuscripts for Sarpay BeikmanManuscript Award Contest up to 31 Jan YANGON, 17 Dec-The manuscripts for the Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Contest for 2008 may be submitted up to 31 January 2009 instead of 31 December 2008.[ more + ] Literary award winners to arrive at Nay Pyi Taw on 26 Dec NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec-The prize presentation ceremony for Life-time Achievement Literary Award, National Literary Award and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award for 2007 will be held at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Information, here, without fail, at 9 am on 28 December.[ more + ] Literary award winners to arrive at Nay Pyi Taw on 26 Dec NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec-The prize presentation ceremony for Life-time Achievement Literary Award, National Literary Award and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award for 2007 will be held at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Information, here, without fail, at 9 am on 28 December.[ more + ] Production of factories under Ministry of Industry-1 inspected in Pakokku NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec-Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung on 14 December inspected Textile Factory (Pakokku) of Myanmar Textile Industries and flow of water into the lake dredged by the ministry in the compound of the factory and sales of goods at Win Thuza Shop in Pakokku.[ more + ] Military code of conduct contest held NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec -Commandant of the Camp Commandant's Office of the Ministry of Defence Maj-Gen Hla Aung Thein and officials viewed Military Code of Conduct contest of the Ministry of Defence at Kyansittha Yeiktha here this morning. [ more + ] Hockey delegation leaves for Malaysia YANGON, 17 Dec-A Myanmar delegation led by Secretary of Tatmadaw Hockey Committee Executive of Myanmar Hockey Federation Major Nyo Min Lwin today left here for Malaysia to participate in Asia Hockey Development Workshop to be held in Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia from 18 to 21 December.[ more + ] December Special Sales commences on 12 Dec YANGON, 17 Dec-The December Special Sales jointly organized by Concordia International Co Ltd and Fortune International Ltd was opened at Central Hotel, here, on 12 December.[ more + ] FM felicitates Qatar counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 18 Dec-U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabir Al-Thani, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, on the occasion of the Independence Day of the State of Qatar, which falls on 18 December 2008. [ more + ] CB Bank holds AGM YANGON, 17 Dec-Cooperative Bank Ltd (CB Bank) held the annual general meeting at Traders Hotel on Sule Pagoda Road this morning.[ more + ] MFA to hold fun fairs, contests and market festivals YANGON, 17 Dec-Myanmar Floriculturists Association will hold fun fairs, contests and market festivals on a grand scale at People's Square and People's Park from 30 January to 3 February 2009 to mark its 15th anniversary.[ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for success of modern farming".....ARTICLES: "We remain unperturbed"-2, Kyaw Ye Min..."...I dare say that our country does not need to worry about the global financial crisis..."..."Two large bridges on Monywa-Yagyi-Myoma-Kalewa Road contributing to regional development" Article & Photos: Kalay Win Thu
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Date of entry/update: 20 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 17 December 2008
Date of publication: 17 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates King of Bhutan NAY PYI TAW, 17 Dec- On the occasion of the National Day of Bhutan, which falls on 17 December 2008, Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan.[ more + ] Integrated farming system to be practised on wider scale for raising per capita income of farmers Prime Minister inspects programmes to introduce mechanized farming (model farming) YANGON, 16 Dec-Prime Minister General Thein Sein this morning inspected programmes being implemented jointly by local farmers and entrepreneurs to introduce mechanized farming (model farming) in Dagon Myothit (East), Dagon Myothit (South) and Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) townships.[ more + ] Dams along Mone Creek to generate over 1200 million kilowatt hours a year NAY PYI TAW, 16 Dec-Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo and Minister for Electric Power (1) Col Zaw Min who accompanied the Head of State on his tour, and Chairman of Magway Division Peace and Development Council Col Phone Maw Shwe on 14 December inspected dam projects along the bank of the Mone Creek in Magway Division.[ more + ] Information Minister performs rural development tasks in Pale Township NAY PYI TAW, 16 Dec -Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan on 14 December met with local people from twelve villages in three village-tracts totaling 1700 at Watkya village in Pale Township, Sagaing Division with the aim of carrying out rural development tasks and durability of self-reliant libraries in the township. [ more + ] MFF associations to hold annual meetings on 28 Dec YANGON, 16 Dec-The annual meetings of Myanmar Fishery Products Processor and Exporter Association, the Crab Entrepreneurs Association, the Eel Entrepreneurs Association and the Ornamental Fish Entrepreneurs Association will be held at 9 a.m. at Thiri Annawah hall of Myanmar Fisheries Federation on Bayintnaung Road in Insein Township on 28 December (Sunday). Members of the associations are invited to attend the meetings.[ more + ] Chosen sites for new post offices, auto exchanges and microwave stations in Mandalay, Magway Divisions inspected NAY PYI TAW, 16 Dec - Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw, who accompanied the Head of State in his inspection tour, together with officials concerned inspected chosen sites for construction of post offices, auto exchanges and microwave stations in Mandalay and Magway Divisions on 14 December. [ more + ] F&R Minister inspects offices in Kachin State NAY PYI TAW, 16 Dec-Minister for Finance and Revenue Maj-Gen Hla Tun, on 13 December, inspected head office of township and Kachin State Internal Revenue Department, Myanma Economic Bank (Kachin State branch), Myanma Economic Bank (Branch), Myanma Insurance office, office of Pension Department and office of township Customs Department in Myitkyina Township, Kachin State and gave necessary instruction.[ more + ] Transport Minister visits MMU NAY PYI TAW, 16 Dec - Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe met with Rector Dr Charlie Than of Myanmar Maritime University and officials at the meeting hall of the university yesterday. [ more + ] Award winning books published YANGON, 16 Dec - Printing and Publishing Enterprise under the Ministry of Information has published books which won Sarpay Beikman manuscript awards.[ more + ] Progress of reconstruction work in Kawhmu Township inspected YANGON, 16 Dec - Member of the National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint inspected progress of repair work at Htammanaing village Basic Education High School (Branch) and learning of school children at the school in Kawhmu Township yesterday.[ more + ] Press meet on IT courses at Myanmar Infotech on 21 Dec YANGON, 16 Dec - A press meet on double certification IT courses will be given at Myanmar Infotech in Hline Township on 21 December.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Model villages on the increase, fruits of rural development tasks".....ARTICLES: "We remain unperturbed-1", Kyaw Ye Min "...In this age of globalization, it hardly need be said that our country will also be more or less affected by the global crisis. However, we would like to say its effects will not be as bad for our country as others. You might ask why..."...Myanmar Maritime University contributing to human resource development" Article & photos: Than Win (Thanlyin IPRD)
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Date of entry/update: 19 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 16 December 2008
Date of publication: 16 December 2008
Description/subject: Lt-Gen Myint Swe opens Best Paintings of 2008 Show and Contest YANGON, 15 Dec - Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence attended the opening ceremony of Best Painting of 2008 Show and Contest organized by Tun Foundation Bank with the assistance of Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Asiayon (Central) at Zabuyitshwesin Hall of Myanmar Banks' Association building in Yankin Township, here, this morning.[ more + ] 7th Myanmar ICT Week 2008 in PyinOoLwin NAY PYI TAW, 15 Dec-The opening ceremony to mark the 7th Myanmar ICT Week of 2008 was held in the compound of Yatanarpon Teleport Building of Yatanarpon Myothit in PyinOoLwin Township on 12 December.[ more + ] Coord meeting of sub-committee for holding Independence day flag hoisting and saluting ceremony held NAY PYI TAW, 15 Dec -A work coordination meeting of the sub-committee for holding the 61st Anniversary of Independence Day flag hoisting and saluting ceremony was held at Paunglaung Yeiktha in Nay Pyi Taw Command here today.[ more + ] Coord meeting of Home Affairs Ministry held YANGON, 15 Dec-The coordination meeting of Bureau of Special Investigation and Correction Department was held at the ministry office in Yankin Township, here, on 12 December.[ more + ] Coord meeting on production of quality farm equipment held NAY PYI TAW, 15 Dec-A coordination meeting on manu-facturing quality farm equipment was held at No.2 Farm Equipment Factory (Malun) yesterday, attended by Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein, officials of Myanmar Agricultural Machinery Industries, general managers and officials of No.1 Farm Equipment Factory (Sinde) and No.2 Farm Equipment Factory (Malun).[ more + ] Energy Deputy Minister inspects Natural Gas Condensation factory in Pyay Oil Field NAY PYI TAW, 15 Dec- Deputy Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Than Htay on 13 December inspected the sale and storage of fuel at Filling Station No. 1977 of MPPE in Pyay, Bago Division.[ more + ] IBTC Open Golf Championships conclude YANGON, 15 Dec-The final round for the IBTC Open Golf Championships was held in conjunction with the prize presentation ceremony at Lashio Golf Club in Lashio on 10 December.[ more + ] Yangon Mayor inspects nature park housing development project YANGON, 15 Dec - Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspected Nature Park Housing Development Project on Mindhamma Road in Mayangon Township today. [ more + ] KTK Trading Co Ltd opened YANGON, 15 Dec - The opening ceremony of Kaung Thu Kha Trading Co Ltd was held at the company in Shwe Phone Nyet Yeik Mon Housing on Bayintnaung road today.[ more + ] MTEA AGM postphoned YANGON, 15 Dec-The Myanmar Timber Entrepreneurs Association has already announced that it will hold the 15th Annual General Meeting at International Business Centre (IBC) on 27 December. However, it is unable to hold the meeting on the set date for various reasons, and it will announce the date of the meeting later.[ more + ] MCEA meeting 28 Dec YANGON, 15 Dec- The Myanmar Crab Entrepreneurs Association will hold the Second Annual General Meeting at Thiri Annawa Hall of the Myanmar Fisheries Federation on Bayintnaung Street, Gyogone, Insein Township here on 28 December (Sunday). All the members of the association are invited to attend the meeting without fail.[ more + ] Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination opened YANGON, 15 Dec- A ceremony to open the 61st Tipitakadhara Tipitaka-kovida Selection Ex-amination sponsored by the Religious Affairs Department was held at Wizaya Mingalar Dham-mathabin on Thirimin-galar Kaba Aye Hill in Mayangon Township here yesterday morning.[ more + ] Development tasks in Thanlyin Township inspected YANGON, 15 Dec - Deputy Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Col Tin Ngwe met employees of Thanlyin Township DAD on 13 December.[ more + ] Tailoring course opens YANGON, 15 Dec -A tailoring course organized by the Working Group for Protection and Rehabili-tation of Women of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation and Social Welfare Depart-ment was opened Mingalar Ward in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana on 11 December. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture citizens on whom the State can rely".....ARTICLE: "Urban and rural areas enjoying development in parallel in Meiktila Township" Article: Win Naing (Kyemon); Photos: Htay Aung (Kyemon)
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Date of entry/update: 19 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 15 December 2008
Date of publication: 15 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe inspects development tasks of Yatanarpon Myothit Project and National Kandawgyi Gardens NAY PYI TAW, 14 Dec-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe went on an inspection tour of ongoing Yatanarpon Myothit Project and developing National Kandawgyi Gardens, in PyinOoLwin on 11 December and gave necessary guidance. [ more + ] Teachers to train students to become not only outstanding ones in their classes but also ones who serve the interest of their own regions YANGON, 14 Dec- The Special Refresher Course No. 33 for basic education teachers concluded at Yadana Hall of Central Institute of Civil Service (Upper Myanmar) in PyinOoLwin Township, Mandalay Division, yesterday morning. [ more + ] Lt-Gen Myint Swe looks into sluice gates, cultivation of summer paddy in Thanlyin, Kyauktan, Thongwa townships YANGON, 14 Dec-Accompanied by Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint and departmental officials, Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence this morning inspected maintenance of Kayan Sluice Gate built on Kayan Creek near Chaungwa Village of Thanlyin Township.[ more + ] Deputy FM arrives back from Indonesia NAY PYI TAW, 14 Dec-Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Thu arrived back in Yangon yesterday after attending the Bali Democracy Forum held in Indonesia on 10 and 11 December 2008.[ more + ] Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee meets NAY PYI TAW, 14 Dec-Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee held its meeting No. 44/2008 at Nay Pyi Taw Command on 14 December.[ more + ] Myanmar stand first in First Asian Compound Archery Tourney YANGON, 14 Dec -Myanmar stood first in the First Asian Compound Archery Tournament 2008 winning five gold and three silver medals.[ more + ] MDA presents acknowledgement certificate for Laser tooth paste YANGON, 14 Dec-Myanmar Dental Association held a ceremony to present acknowledgement certificate for Laser tooth paste at Traders Hotel, here, yesterday evening.[ more + ] Blood donors honoured at University of Nursing (Yangon) YANGON, 14 Dec- In commemoration of Blood Donors Day, the National Blood Centre of Yangon General Hospital held the 32nd ceremony to honour blood donors at the meeting hall of University of Nursing (Yangon) in Lanmadaw Township here this morning.[ more + ] Shwewutyi ordination hall of Kainggon Pali Tekkatho Monastery opened YANGON, 14 Dec-A ceremony to open Shwewutyi ordination hall of Kainggon Pali Tekkatho Monastery in Kayan Township was held at the monastery today.[ more + ] Ruby oil mill holds fourth anniversary and press conference on soy bean oil YANGON, 14 Dec-Ruby Lion Manufacturing Co Ltd held its fourth anniversary in conjunction with press conference on soy bean oil at block No 10/64 in Shwe Pyi Tha Industrial Zone-3, here, on 8 December.[ more + ] Golf Masters Magazine Readers Tournament 2008 on 24 Dec YANGON, 14 Dec - Golf Masters Magazine Readers Tournament 2008 will be held at Myanmar Golf Club 9th mile, here on 24 December.[ more + ] Fire breaks out on ground floor of Yuzana Plaza YANGON, 14 Dec- A fire broke out on the ground floor of Yuzana Plaza in Mingalar Taungnyunt Township here at 6.25 p.m. today. The fire was brought under control at 6.45 p.m. Clothing of four shops (F-19, F-20, E-19 and E-20) on the ground floor was lost to the fire. The fire started from the electric short circuit of the water cooler at Shop No. F-19. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Expedite work for completion of large-scale hydropower project".....ARTICLE: "Beautiful scene and wonderful lakes on Kachin mountain range" Article: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos: Myanma Alin
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Date of entry/update: 19 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 14 December 2008
Date of publication: 14 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe visits Yeywa Hydropower Project site As project is nearing completion, step-by-step tasks need to be done carefully Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe inspected Yeywa hydro-power project work being implemented on the Myitnge River to the southeast of Mandalay in Mandalay Division on 10 December. [ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe attends graduation dinner of 51st Intake of DSA Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec-The graduation dinner to honour the graduate officers of the 51st Intake of Defence Services Academy was held at the parade ground of Anawrahta battalion of DSA in PyinOoLwin at 5.30 p.m. yesterday, attended by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe. [ more + ] Teachers capable of guiding youths to respective fields in accord with their bent, good prospects Special Refresher Course No. 67 for basic education teachers concludes Yangon, 13 Dec- The Special Refresher Course No. 67 for basic education teachers concluded at Nawarat Hall of Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaunggyi) in Hlegu Township, Yangon Division this morning. [ more + ] Auditor-General's Office meets Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec �-A work coordination meeting of state/division level directors of the Auditor- General's Office took place at the office yesterday morning with an address by Auditor-General Maj-Gen Lun Maung. In his speech, he stressed the need of responsible personnel to be free from irregularities and corruptions and to expose any malpractices. He also spoke of the need to try to complete the auditing of departments and organizations for 2007-2008 by the end of March 2009. [ more + ] Hospitals in Bago Division (West) under inspection Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec-Secretary of National Health Committee Deputy Minister for Health Dr Mya Oo met members of Township Health Committee, specialists, assistant surgeons, nurses, health staff, townselders and members of social organizations in Paungde on 7 December. [ more + ] Meeting on National Immunization Days (2009) held in Mon State Yangon, 13 Dec - Work coordination meeting for holding National Immunization Days (2009) in Mon State took place in Mawlamyine on 10 December.[ more + ] Maternal and child care tasks carried out in storm-affected regions Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec -Vice-President Daw Aye Aye and Secretary Dr Daw Wai Wai Tha of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association and Chairperson of Ayeyawady Division Maternal and Child Welfare Supervisory Committee Daw Win Win Maw on 10 December inspected fly-proof latrines in Tanyingon village-tract and Hmawai village and the delivery room of Hmawwai village MCWA in Dedaye Township and fulfilled the requirements. [ more + ] Chief Justice meets judges of Yangon Division Yangon, 13 Dec-Chief Justice U Aung Toe met with division, districts and townships judges of Yangon Division at Supreme Court (Yangon) yesterday.[ more + ] Mass walk in Nay Pyi Taw Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec-A mass walk took place here as part of 2008 December mass sports activity here this morning. [ more + ] Basic diplomatic skills course concludes Yangon, 11 Dec � The course on basic diplomatic skills (BDS-19/2008) conducted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs concluded at the ministry this morning. At the ceremony, U Maung Myint, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs delivered a course concluding speech.[ more + ] Flower Festival draws holidaymakers Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec-The 77th anniversary celebration of National Kandawgyi Gardens (PyinOoLwin) and the 2nd anniversary of the National Landmarks Garden and the opening of Modern Amusement Park and the third Flower Festival were taking place under the arrangements of the Ministry of Forestry. [ more + ] Mayor views lecturing at gratis education class Yangon, 13 Dec-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin toured gratis education class opened by YCDC on Bo Aung Kyaw Road in Ward 18 of Hlinethaya Township here this morning. He met teachers and viewed studying of the students. [ more + ] Basic Spoken English course of Ministry of H&T concludes Nay Pyi Taw, 13 Dec-Basic Spoken English course (4/2008) of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism concluded at the ministry here yesterday morning with an address by Minister Maj-Gen Soe Naing. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Build efficient Tatmadaw in national interest".....ARTICLE: "Picturesque Maungmagan Beach Resort" Article: Myint Maung Soe; Photos: Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt) Maungmagan Beach Resort is very pleasant with mountain
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Date of entry/update: 19 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 13 December 2008
Date of publication: 13 December 2008
Description/subject: Coordinated efforts and unity among the State, the people and the Tatmadaw could overcome any challenges Our Independence regained through sacrifice of many lives, blood and sweat can be lost all of a sudden if we take it for granted Nay Pyi Taw, 12 Dec-The following is the full text of the address delivered by Senior General Than Shwe, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, at the Graduation Parade of the 51st Intake of the Defence Services Academy in PyinOoLwin today. [ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe addresses Graduation Parade of 51st Intake of Defence Services Academy Nay Pyi Taw, 12 Dec-The Graduation Parade of the 51st Intake of Defence Services Academy took place at the parade ground of DSA in PyinOoLwin at 8 a.m. today, with a speech by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe. [ more + ] Ministry of Transport opens use of EDMS, basic computer course Yangon, 12 Dec-A ceremony to open the use of EDMS and basic computer course, conducted by Ministry of Transport, was held at the meeting hall of Inland Water Transport (Head office) here on 10 December, with an address by Managing Director U Soe Tint of IWT. Altogether 30 trainees are attending the course. Three EDMS courses and four two-month basic computer courses will be conducted. [ more + ] National Kandawgyi Gardens (PyinOoLwin) teeming with visitors Yangon, 12 Dec-Myanmar Archery Team secured two more gold and one more silver medals in the 1st Asian Compound Archery Tournament 2008 in the second day competition at Kyaikkasan Archery Ground, here, this morning. [ more + ] Dy D-G of Protocal Department of MOFA signs Book of Condolences for Head of Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Alexis II Yangon, 12 Dec -Deputy Director-General of Protocal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs U Soe Win signed Book of Condolences at the Embassy of the Russian Federation, here at 1:00 p.m., opened for the demise of the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Alexis II.[ more + ] DG of TRFLD signs Book of Condolences for Former Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Yangon, 12 Dec - Director-General for Training, Research and Foreign Languages Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs U Paw Lwin Sein signed Book of Condolences at the Embassy of Indonesia, Yangon at 2:45 p.m. opened for the demise of H.E Mr Ali Alatas, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia on 11 December 2008.[ more + ] Rakhine Friendship Association (Yangon) to go for picnic Nay Pyi Taw, 12 Dec-Rakhine Friendship Association (Yangon) will go for a picnic from 26 to 29 December.[ more + ] Talks on new financial paradigm Yangon, 12 Dec - Chairman of First Private Bank Ltd Dr Sein Maung gave educative talks on Global Financial Crisis Search for a New Financial Paradigm at UMFCCI Office here on 6 December. [ more + ] MFF meets Israeli Ambassador and scholars Yangon, 12 Dec-Senior vice president-1 U Hla Maung Shwe, Vice president U Tin Maung Than, executive vice-president U Han Tun, general secretary U Win Kyaing, secretaty-1 U Hnin Oo and secretary-2 U Ba Thaw of the Myanmar Fishery Federation met Israeli Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Yaron Mayer and party at MFF here on 10 December. At the call, they discussed matters related to cooperation between the two countries in the fishery sector. [ more + ] Sports suits and equipment donated Yangon, 12 Dec-A ceremony to present sports suits and sports gear to Yangon Command hockey team that will take part in the 12th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Hockey Championship was held in Shwepyitha on 8 December. [ more + ] Myanmar lead in archery tournament with four gold medals Nay Pyi Taw, 12 Dec-The celebration of the 77th anniversary of National Kandawgyi Gardens (PyinOoLwin) and the 2nd anniversary of the National Landmarks Gardens and the opening of Modern Amusement Park and the third Flower Festival were held under the arrangements of the Ministry of Forestry on 11 December. [ more + ] Special market festival opens in PyinOoLwin Nay Pyi Taw, 12 Dec -Special market festival of the Ministry of Industry-1 was opened in the monument ground of PyinOoLwin on 10 December morning and officials formally opened the festival.[ more + ]..."PERSPECTIVES": "Donation of healthy blood, a noble deed"...ARTICLE: "Zeechaung Dam to irrigate 1000 acres of farmlands" Article: Singu Soe Win; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin).
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Date of entry/update: 19 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 12 December 2008
Date of publication: 12 December 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Companies prepare to produce 100 baskets per acre at agriculture model zones YANGON, 11 Dec-Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint and Vice-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Vice-Mayor Col Maung Pa inspected preparations of agriculture companies for cultivation of summer paddy at the agriculture model zone to meet the target of 100 baskets per acre yield this afternoon.[ more + ] Modern Amusement Park, 3rd Flower Festival opened in National Kandawgyi Gardens (PyinOoLwin) NAY PYI TAW, 11 Dec - The opening ceremony of Modern Amusement Park and the 3rd Flower Festival was held at the National Kandawgyi Gardens (PyinOoLwin) in PyiOoLwin District, Mandalay Division this morning.[ more + ] Two-storey school building for orphans YANGON, 11 Dec-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspected tarmacking of Bayintnaung Road in Kamayut Town-ship here this morning.[ more + ] Technical course opened NAY PYI TAW, 11 Dec-Minister for Electric Power No.2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint delivered an address at the opening of power grid installation and maintenance course No.2/2008 at the hall of the ministry, here, on 9 December.[ more + ] H &T Minister inspects reconstruction of Dedaye Township YANGON, 11 Dec - Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing looked into construction of Chaungphya Village rural health care branch in Dedaye Township on 7 December.[ more + ] Bago Division marks World AIDS Day for 2008 YANGON, 11 Dec - Chairman of Bago Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Southern Command Brig-Gen Hla Min attended a ceremony to mark the World AIDS Day for 2008 at the city hall in Bago on 1 December. [ more + ] World AIDS Day 2008 observed in Mawlamyine YANGON, 11 Dec-A ceremony to mark the World AIDS Day 2008 was held at the Mon State Hall in Mawlamyine on 1 December.[ more + ] Nay Pyi Taw 1000-bed GH gives medical care to cardiac patients NAY PYI TAW, 11 Dec- A medical team comprising specialists and nurses led by Professor Dr Tin Latt gave medical care to cardiovascular patient U Phoe Htwe by means of Cardiac cath at Cardiac Care Unit of Nay Pyi Taw 1000-bed General Hospital this morning. Deputy Minister for Health Dr Mya Oo and officials concerned viewed the medical treatment under computer the control and fulfilled the requirements.[ more + ] MYANMAR GAZETTE NAY PYI TAW, 11 Dec-The State Peace and Development Council has appointed Pro-Rector Dr U Charlie Than of Myanmar Maritime University under the Ministry of Transport as Rector of the same university on probation from the date he assumes charge of his duties.[ more + ] Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament continues YANGON, 11 Dec-The first round robin matches of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament continued at the designated zones today.[ more + ] Old students of Letpadan BEHS, BEMS to pay respects to teachers YANGON, 11 Dec-Old students of Letpadan Basic Education High School No.1, No.2 and BEMS will pay respect to 63 teachers for 16th time, who are above 70-year-old at No.1 BEHS of Letpadan on 27 December. Those students are invited to attend the ceremony. In addition, those wishing to accompany and make contribution may contact Daw San Nwe (Ph-01-664617), U Tint Lwin (Ph-01-291463, 01-200663), Daw Khin Thit Swe (Ph-01-642679), U Maung Maung (Ph-053-32165), U Myint Wai(Ph-053-32123), U Maung Maung Htay(Ph-05332065) and U Myint Soe (Ph-053-32154).[ more + ] MFPTMA 15th AGM 27 Dec YANGON, 11 Dec-Myanmar Forest Products and Timber Merchants Association will hold its 15th annual general meeting at the building of I.B.C on 27 December. Members are requested to attend the meeting whether invitation cards are received or not.[ more + ] Mass walk on December first week held in Mawlamyine YANGON, 11 Dec -Mass walk in December first week of Mawlamyine Township was held in Mawlamyine Township on 6 December. [ more + ] Seinlè Shwepyi news journal in circulation YANGON, 11 Dec-Seinlè Shwepyi news journal, Volume 6, No. 2, carrying features on the discussions with independent representatives-elect, the payment with euro or Singapore $ between Myanmar and Indian banks, the recommendation on clearance of H5N1, the extended cultivation of onion in Magway and Yenangyoung, the way for importing red sandalwood and sandalwood from India to Myanmar, and others has come out recently.[ more + ] Myanmar bag 2 gold, 1 silver in Asian Archery Compound Tournament NAY PYI TAW, 11 Dec-The 1st Asian Archery (Open) Compound Tournament kicked off at Kyaikkasan Archery Ground, here, this morning.[ more + ] Talks on fish resource conservation held in Mawlamyine district YANGON, 11 Dec- With the aim of disseminating knowledge on fish resource conservation, Maw-lamyine Township Fisheries Department and District Fish Resource conservation committee held a ceremony to give educative talks to fishermen in Mawlamyine District at the office of Maternal and Child Welfare Association in Gatonpaw village, Mudon Township on 7 December. [ more + ] 207 drug-related cases exposed in November NAY PYI TAW, 11 Dec-The Tatmadaw, Myanmar Police Force and Customs Department exposed 207 drug-related cases in November 2008.[ more + ] MWAF gives edudative talks YANGON, 11 Dec-The Organizing Department under the Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation conducted educative talks at Myanmar Sankaytha Factory of the industrial zone in Dagon Myothit (East) Township, here, this morning. Head of the Organizing Department Dr Nyunt Nyunt Oo gave talks on “Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation”, and accepted membership applications. Deputy Leader of the Organizing Department Daw Thein Thein Nyunt gave talks on “Anti-Trafficking in Persons” and Secretary Dr Myat Lay Kyin, on “AIDS”.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Participate in antinarcotic drugs campaigns".....ARTICLES: "7th Myanma ICT Week 2008 in Yatanarpon Teleport for IT enthusiasts" Article & Photos: Tin Maung..."Myeik easily accessible by car from Kawthoung" Article: Myint Maung Soe; Photos; Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt)
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Date of entry/update: 11 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 11 December 2008
Date of publication: 11 December 2008
Description/subject: Farms use bio-gas to generate power YANGON, 10 Dec - Lt-Gen Myint Swe of Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint, inspected the integrated farm of the command in Mingaladon Township today. [ more + ] Rehabilitation tasks inspected in villages of Labutta Tsp NAY PYI TAW, 10 Dec-Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Mines Brig-Gen Ohn Myint inspected progress in building Oktwin-Hteiksun road section, cyclone shelters, two-storey school and breeding animals on a small scale in Hainggyikyun in Labutta district on 7 December.[ more + ] Minister contributes books, cash to library, school building in Sagaing Division NAY PYI TAW, 10 Dec - Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint attended a ceremoney to open a self-relient library in Myinmu Township yesterday. At the opening ceremony, the minister presented journals, periodicals, sports gear and K 100,000 to the library through officials concerned.[ more + ] Industry-1 Minister inspects production of factories NAY PYI TAW, 10 Dec-Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung inspected Pyawbwe Textile Factory (Project) on 8 December morning and instructed officials to open the factory on schedule.[ more + ] Minister attends short refresher course No. 2/2008 YANGON, 10 Dec-Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint delivered an address at the opening ceremony of the refresher short course No. 2/2008 at the Head Office of Yangon City Electric Power Supply Board on 8 December.[ more + ] MWAF provides home care to grandmas in Nay Pyi Taw NAY PYI TAW, 10 Dec-Under the programme of the Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, the Leader of the Work Group for Rehabilitation and Reintegration Daw Tin Tin Nwe, Leader of the Work Group for Prevention of Trafficking in Women and Children Daw Khin May Soe and chairpersons of township Women's Affairs Organizations on 5 December visited the houses of seven elderly women in some wards of Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township and donated cash and kind worth K 160,000 each to them. Dr Daw Kyawt Tha Sein, in-charge of school health care for Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township, gave medical check-up and health care to them.[ more + ] Novice Karatedo Contest, National Karatedo Championship held in Mandalay YANGON, 10 Dec-Under the supervision of the Myanmar Olympic Committee, the Myanmar Karatedo Federation and Mandalay Division Sports and Physical Education Committee jointly organized the Novice Karatedo Contest and the National Karatedo Championship (2008) at Bahtoo Gymnasium in Mandalay from 28 to 30 November.[ more + ] Collaboration on prevention against DHF in South Okkalapa YANGON, 10 Dec - Vice-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Vice Mayor Col Maung Pa visited an activity on prevention against Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever in South Okkalapa Township today.[ more + ] K 38.475 mln for social welfare services YANGON, 10 Dec-Myanmar Geosciences Society and Myanmar students from Saitama University of Japan collectively donated kind worth K 38.475 million to the Social Welfare Department of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement at Kyaikwaing Youth Training School in Mayangon Township this morning.[ more + ] Sports journals donated to library of SPEI YANGON, 10 Dec-U Kyi Nyunt (Sagaing Kyi Nyunt) and family donated 230 copies of sports magazines in English version to the library of Sports and Physical Education Institute (Yangon) of the Ministry of Sports through Librarian Daw Nwe Nwe Myint this morning.[ more + ] Commander, Ministers inspect Kawthoung, Myeik airports NAY PYI TAW, 10 Dec-Chairman of Taninthayi Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Costal Region Command Maj-Gen Khin Zaw Oo, Minister for Commerce Brig-Gen Tin Naing Thein, Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe and Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein arrived at Kaw-thoung Airport on 6 December. [ more + ] Kayin State Police meet NAY PYI TAW, 10 Dec- Kayin State Police Force held the coordination meeting at Hsinbyushin Hall in Hpa-an on 8 December, with an address by Chairman of Kayin State Peace and Development Council Brig-Gen Zaw Min.[ more + ] IBTC Open Golf Championships continues third round YANGON, 10 Dec-The IBTC Open Golf Championships, the third leg of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009, jointly organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA, continued for the third day at Lashio Golf Club in Lashio on 8 December morning.[ more + ] Press conference on Bye Bye 2008 Promotion launched YANGON, 10 Dec-A press conference on Bye Bye 2008 Promotion of Lucky Bird Co Ltd was held at Lucky Bird Centre II on Theinbyu street in Mingala Taungnyunt Township this afternoon.[ more + ] Basic Course No. 43 for Junior Officers conducted YANGON, 10 Dec-Basic Course No. 43 for Junior Officers was opened at Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaunggyi) this morning, with an address by U Win Maung, rector of the CICS.[ more + ] New road inaugurated in Bahan Tsp YANGON, 10 Dec-With the technological assistance provided by Engineering Department of Yangon City Develop-ment Committee, the opening ceremony of new Komin Kochin asphalt concrete street took place in Bahan township, took place this morning, attended by Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin. Chairman of Township Peace and Development Council U Aung Mon Latt and chairman of committee for building the street Dr Tin Nyunt formally opened the new street. The newly-built street is 1250 feet long and 16 feet wide.[ more + ] ....."PERSPECTIVES": "Walk in the morning sun".....ARTICLES: "Myittha Multipurpose Dam Project" Article and Photos: Khin Maung Than (Sethmu)..."Kyini model village of Pyawbwe Township" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Tha Nyan
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Date of entry/update: 11 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 10 December 2008
Date of publication: 10 December 2008
Description/subject: Taninthayi Division witnesses development NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec-Chairman of Taninthayi Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Costal Region Command Maj-Gen Khin Zaw Oo, Minister for Commerce Brig-Gen Tin Naing Thein, Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe and Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein inspected progress of Wakyun model village in Bokpyin Township on 7 December.[ more + ] Commander and minister inspect development tasks, fulfil requirements in Ngalontin village NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec-A ceremony to open Aungthukha rural road of Naglontin village of ChaungU township of Sagaing Division was held at the road yesterday.[ more + ] World AIDS Day (2008) observed NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec - Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin attended a ceremony to mark World AIDS Day (2008) at a Basic Education High School in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township on 5 December.[ more + ] CPT Minister inspects auto-telephone exchanges in Mandalay Division NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec - Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw inspected auto-telephone exchange in Mandalay Township on 5 and 6 December. [ more + ] Myanmar beat Cambodia 3-2 in Suzuki Cup YANGON, 9 Dec- The group-A matches of ASEAN Suzuki Cup Football Tourney for 2008 continued at 7 p.m. Local Standard Time. The selected Myanmar football team beat selected Cambodian football team 3-2.[ more + ] 60 outbreaks of fire in November 2008 YANGON, 9 Dec- There were 60 outbreaks of fire throughout the country in November 2008. Of them, 41 were caused by kitchen fire and negligence, 13 by short circuit and 6 by arson. The fires rendered 46 houses and buildings destroyed, 245 people homeless, three people dead and two people injured.[ more + ] New locomotives being assembled NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec � Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min visited Locomotive Shed (Insein) this morning. The general manager (Factory) reported on functions of the shed and the general manager (Mechanical/Electrical) gave a supplementary report. The minister called for timely assembling of new locomotives, production of spare parts, timely assembling of locomotives with more capacity and production of enough carriages for the convenience of passengers. [ more + ] Defence Services C-in-C's Shield football tournament continues YANGON, 9 Dec - The round robin matches of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) football tournament continued at the designated venues today.[ more + ] Minister inspects national registration departments NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec-Minister for Immigration and Popu-lation Maj-Gen Saw Lwin inspected Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon Township Im-migration and National Registration Department on 7 December.[ more + ] Newly tarred Gyobyu road in Mingaladon Township opened YANGON, 9 Dec- Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Linn on 7 December morning. attended the opening of the newly tarred Gyobyu main road held in front of the road in Sangyiwa Ward, Mingaladon Township here and formally opened it. The newly tarred road is 1,830 feet long and 12 feet wide.[ more + ] Bio medical science seminar to be launched YANGON, 9 Dec-A special bio medial science seminar, organized by AT& S Co Ltd, will be launched at Mandalay Hotel in Mandalay on 13 December and Traders Hotel in Yangon on 14 December.[ more + ] Yangon Division holds mass walk YANGON, 9 Dec-The mass walk of Yangon Division for the first week of December 2008 took place at the gathering point in Aung San Stadium here at 6 a.m. on 6 December.[ more + ] Rehabilitation tasks inspected in three townships NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec � Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing inspected construction of new school building donated by Daw Than Than Lay in Hleseik Village in Kyaiklat Township on 6 December.[ more + ] Over 5,000 participate in mass walk in Monywa YANGON, 9 Dec - Over 5,000 people took part in the mass walk activity in Monywa on 6 December. [ more + ] Development tasks inspected in Dalla and Seikkyi Khanaungto Tsp YANGON, 9 Dec-Vice-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Vice-Mayor Col Maung Pa inspected progress in paving Mindan road in No 3 Myoma Ward of Dalla Township on 7 December.[ more + ] Professors/heads of department and chairmen of doctorate courses meet NAY PYI TAW, 9 Dec- A meeting between professors/heads of department of hospitals for universities of medicine and universities of dental medicine and chairmen of doctorate courses was held at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Health here yesterday with an opening address by Deputy Minster for Health Dr Paing Soe.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Work together for greater savings and investment".....ARTICLE: "Fight against Diabetes" by Professor Dr Tint Swe Latt..."Nantsalein Steel Suspension Bridge to be inaugurated soon" Article: Zaw Win (Kyemon); Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
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Date of entry/update: 11 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 9 December 2008
Date of publication: 09 December 2008
Description/subject: Defence Services C-in-C’s Shield football tourney continues YANGON, 8 Dec-The round robin matches of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) football tourney continued at the designated venues today.[ more + ] Greening and upgrading of Yangon discussed YANGON, 8 Dec – The meeting (2/2008) on greening and upgrading of Yangon took place at the Yangon City Hall here this afternoon with an address by Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence.[ more + ] Basic Library Science Course concludes YANGON, 8 Dec-Organized by Myanmar Library Association, Basic Library Science Course Level-1 (1/2008) concluded at Judson hall on Pyay Road here on 3 December.[ more + ] Departmental officials and people are to strive for more development and perpetual existence of the already-opened libraries Ceremony to present donations of buildings, cash and publications to self-reliant libraries in Mandalay Division held NAY PYI TAW, 8 Dec -A ceremony to present donations of buildings, cash and publications to selfreliant libraries in Mandalay Division was held at the meeting hall of Mandalay in Mandalay Division, attended by Chairman of Mandalay Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Central Command Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe, Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan, Chairman of Mandalay City Development Committee Mayor Brig- Gen Phone Zaw Han, Deputy Commander Brig-Gen Than Tun Aung, Deputy Chief Justice of Supreme Court (Upper Myanmar) U Khin Maung Latt, heads of department, social organizations, well-wishers and guests.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister inspects projects NAY PYI TAW, 8 Dec - Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein inspected the Technical training school project in Pakokku on 6 December. During the inspection tour of the project, officials concerned reported on works for construction of three lecture buildings and one main building for the school and measures for water and power supply to the project.[ more + ] Ministry of Education holds work coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 8 Dec -The work coordination meeting of the Ministry of Education was held at the ministry here on 5 December.[ more + ] Work coordination meeting of Ministry of Culture NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec- The Ministry of Culture held its work coordination meeting at the meeting hall of the ministry here this morning with an address by Minister for Culture Maj-Gen Khin Aung Myint.[ more + ] PBANRDA Ministry opens training courses YANGON, 8 Dec – Advanced domestic science training course No. 20, domestic training course (coconut sculpture) No. 1, and clerical course No. 58/59 were opened at the Central Training School of the Education and Training Department under the Ministry of Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs this morning with an address by of the department Director-General of the department U Than Win.[ more + ] Yangon East District wins Yangon Division PDC Chairman’s Trophy Men’s (open division) Football Tournament NAY PYI TAW, 8 Dec – Yangon East District beat Yangon North District in the final of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Chairman’s Trophy Men’s (open division) Football Tournament at Aung San Stadium on 6 December.[ more + ] Development tasks of Kayah State supervised NAY PYI TAW, 8 Dec- Minister for Forestry Brig- Gen Thein Aung together with Chairman of Kayah State Peace and Development Council Brig-Gen Win Myint, on 5 December visited BEMS (Branch) in Gontha village in Loikaw in Kayah State.[ more + ] Deputy FM arrives back from Kuwait YANGON, 8 Dec – Myanmar delegation led by Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Maung Myint arrived back here today after paying a goodwill visit to the State of Kuwait at the invitation of Kuwait Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Mr Khaled Sulaiman Al-Jarallah.[ more + ] Labour Minister meets workers YANGON, 8 Dec-Minister for Labour U Aung Kyi visited OPAL Garment Factory where more than 1800 workers are working in Hlinethaya Industrial Zone on 6 December morning. He next met with over 60 workers taking an on-job training course and called for upgrading skills of the workers.[ more + ] CSSTB holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 8 Dec- Civil Service Selection and Training Board held its work coordination meeting in Nay Pyi Taw today.[ more + ] Myanmar Customs Brokers Association meets YANGON, 8 Dec-The 12th annual meeting of Myanmar Customs Brokers Association was held at the UMFCCI Office Tower here yesterday morning.[ more + ] Supply of drinking water discussed YANGON, 8 Dec- Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin and officials went to Dagon Myothit (North) Township on 6 December.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Cut number of malaria victims by half in year 2010".....ARTICLE: "Project for Greening 30-mile Radius of Yangon" Article: Zeya Myint (Kyemon); Photos: Htay Aung (Kyemon).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 11 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 8 December 2008
Date of publication: 08 December 2008
Description/subject: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye attends Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Golf Tournament NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec-The Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Golf Tournament kicked off at Nay Pyi Taw Golf Course and Yaypyar Golf Course, here, yesterday morning, attended by Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye. [ more + ] Round robin matches of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) football tourney continues YANGON, 7 Dec-The round robin matches of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) football tournament continued in designated zones today.[ more + ] Research paper reading session of archaeological excavation held NAY PYI TAW, 6 Dec-A research paper reading session of archaeological excavation was opened at the assembly hall of the Ministry of Culture here this morning, with an address by Vice-Chairman of Myanmar National Culture Committee Minister for Culture Maj-Gen Khin Aung Myint.[ more + ] EP-2 Minister inspects suspension towers in Pantanaw YANGON, 7 Dec - Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint looked into maintenance of No 147 suspension tower of 230 KV cable line crossing Ayeyawady River which is set up in the river near Kazintaw Village in Pantanaw Township yesterday.[ more + ] A&I Minister receives foreign delegations NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec-Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo received the delegation led by General Manager Mr Hiroyuki Osone of Sojit Asia Pte Ltd (Singapore) at the ministry here on 5 December morning.[ more + ] Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Secure and Smooth Transport meets YANGON, 7 Dec- A work coordination meeting of Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Secure and Smooth Transport took place at the meeting hall of All Private Bus Lines Control Committee (Head Office) on Laydaungtkan Street in Tamway Township here on 5 December afternoon. [ more + ] Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec-The Myanmar delegation led by Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar U Kyaw Thu arrived back by air on 5 December 2008 after visiting Japan from 30 November to 5 December 2008 to attend the Myanmar Investment Seminar sponsored by ASEAN-Japan Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism.[ more + ] IBTC Open Golf Championships commences YANGON, 7 Dec-The IBTC Open Golf Championships as the third leg of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009, jointly organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA and International Beverages Trading Co Ltd, was held at Lashio Golf Club in Lashio, Shan State (North) this morning.[ more + ] MBF President Cup Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament begins YANGON, 7 Dec- Myanmar Basketball Federation President's Cup Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament 2008 started at the Aung San Gymnasium at 9 a.m today.[ more + ] AFF Suzuki Cup 2008 continues YANGON, 7 Dec-The Group (A) matches of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2008 continued at the designated venues at 5 p.m. local time today.[ more + ] Products of Concordia Int'l introduced, December's Sales held NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec - Concordia International Co Ltd introduced Fuji Xerox-brand products such as copiers and printers, IT gadgets, hospital and medical equipment, engineering equipment and GPS and opened December's Sales at Office Room No 144 and the Sales Centre of Thiri Yadana Shopping Complex here on 3 December morning. [ more + ] Repaved 65th Street put into service in Mandalay YANGON, 7 Dec-A ceremony to open the self-reliant repaved 65th street between Theikpan and Manawhari streets, constructed by Mandalay City Development Committee, was held at the street in Chanmyathazi Township on 2 December, attended by Chairman of Mandalay Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Central Command Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe.[ more + ] Upper Paunglaung hydropower project diverts river water NAY PYI TAW, 7 Dec-Minister for Electric Power-1 Col Zaw Min on 5 December attended a ceremony to divert river water of Upstream Paunglaung hydropower project being implemented by No-1 Construction. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Success of tea-growing calls for concerted efforts".....ARTICLE: "Upgraded Homalin Airport in focal point of upper Chindwin region" Article: Zaw Win (Kyemon); Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
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Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 7 December 2008
Date of publication: 07 December 2008
Description/subject: Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects preventive measures against Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Yangon, 6 Dec- Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint this morning arrived at the office of Social Security Board on Strand Road in Ahlon Township, Yangon West District and heard a report presented by Head of Yangon Division Health Department Dr Hla Myint on preventive measures against the outbreak of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, diarrhoea and dysentery and decrease in the outbreak of disease this year compared with that of last year. [ more + ] Regional development in Hsipaw Township inspected Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Dec - Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence, together with Chairman of Shan State (North) Peace and Development Council Commander of North-East Command Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut and departmental officials, inspected maintenance of Ponton Bridge across Dokhtawady River in Hsipaw Township and trucks passing over the bridge on 4 December. [ more + ] Storm News Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Dec-A small storm occurred at Southwest of Bay of Bengal has slightly intensified and moved to the Southwestward. According to the observations at (2.30 p.m.) today, it is centering at the sea, 140 miles southeast of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It is forecast to move to southwestward and across the eastern coast of Sri Lanka from south within next 24 hours. [ more + ] Defence Services C-in-C's Cup Football Tournament continues Yangon, 6 Dec-The first round matches of the 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Cup Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament continued at designated venues today. [ more + ] Ancient Danok Pagoda under all-round renovation Yangon, 6 Dec - A meeting on all-round renovation of the ancient Danok Pagoda took place on the platform of the pagoda in Dalla Township, Yangon South District, here this morning. At the meeting Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence called for timely completion of the renovation. [ more + ] Regional development work in Kanbalu Tsp inspected Yangon, 6 Dec �Chairman of Sagaing Division Peace and Development Council Commander of North-West Command Maj-Gen Myint Soe visited thriving paddy fields of Kanbalu Township in Sagaing Division and Kabo Dam near Kabo village on 3 December. [ more + ] Myanmar attends 2nd International Conference on Financing for Development Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Dec - Myanmar delegation led by Minister for Finance and Revenue Maj-Gen Hla Tun attended the 2nd International Conference on Financing for Development in Doha, Qatar from 29 November to 2 December.[ more + ] Construction and maintenance of power grids course concludes Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Dec - Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint made a speech at the closing of the construction and maintenance of power grids course No.1/2008 at the ministry, here on 2 December. [ more + ] Ayeyawady Division Police Force meets Yangon, 6 Dec-A work coordination meeting of Ayeyawady Division Police Force took place at the office of the commander of Ayeyawady Division Police Force in Pathein on 3 December morning, with an address by Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Maj-Gen Kyaw Swe.[ more + ] Transport Minister receives Saudi Arabian delegation Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Dec-Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe received a delegation from Saudi Fund for Development of Saudi Arabia led by Saudi Arabian Ambassador Mr Turki Bin Naji Abdul Kadir Al Ali at the ministry here this evening. They frankly discussed bilateral cooperation in trade. [ more + ] UMFCCI officials meet Malaysian guests Yangon, 6 Dec- Vice-Presidents of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry U Zaw Min Win and U Aung Lwin, General Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing, Joint-Secretary U Tun Aung and guests met Malaysian delegation led by Executive Chairman Retired Major Amir Alias at the UMFCCI Office here on 1 December. [ more + ] Institute of Medicine-2 (Yangon) to pay respects to teachers on 31 Jan Yangon, 6 Dec-Respect paying ceremony, organized by old students of Institute of Medicine-2 (Yangon) who studies in 1976-1982, 1979-1984 and 1980-1985 academic years, will be held at Myanmar Medical Association on Theinbyu road here on 31 January, 2009. [ more + ] Mass walk activity launched in Nay Pyi Taw Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Dec- Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint took part in the mass walk activity (2008) in front of Nay Pyi Taw Myoma market this morning. [ more + ] Hninzigon Home for the Aged celebrates Diamond Jubilee Yangon, 6 Dec-Hninzigon Home for the Aged marked its Diamond Jubilee and opened the 47th charity bazaar at the home in Bahan Township here this afternoon. [ more + ] Latha BEHS No. 2 holds prize presentation ceremony Yangon, 6 Dec- The prize presentation ceremony of Basic Education High School No. 2 of Latha Township was held at the school yesterday attended by Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint. [ more + ] ROK Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo Competition concludes Yangon, 6 Dec- The final match of the Republic of Korea Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo Competition was held in conjunction with prize-giving cere-mony at National Indoor Stadium-1 (Thuwunna), here, on 3 December. [ more + ] Pazundaung BEHS-1 to pay respects on 11 Jan Yangon, 6 Dec- The 15th respect paying ceremony of old students of Pazundaung Basic Education High School No. 1 will be held in conjunction with get-together at the hall of the school at 12 noon on 1 January 2009.[ more + ] Prawn Breeding Basic Course No. 6 opens Yangon, 6 Dec- Under the Capacity Building Programme, the opening of Prawn Breeding Basic Course No. 6, jointly organized by Action Aid (Myanmar) of Myanmar Fisheries Federation and Myanmar Shrimp Entrepreneurs Association, was held at MFF Building on Bayintnaung Road in Insein Township here on 3 December.[ more + ] Old students of TadaU BEHS to pay respect on 24 Jan Yangon, 6 Dec - Old students of TadaU Basic Education High School held a ceremony to donate cash for organizing the 7th paying respect to teachers at Htaiktan Aung café in TadaU on 30 November. Director U Myint Than of Irrigation Department and wife Daw Myint Myint Htway donated K 1 million. The respect paying ceremony will be held on 24 January 2009 and those wishing to make donation may contact Dr Kyaw Tin (Ph- 066-44058), U Tint Lwin (Ph-066-44023) and U Thant Zin (Tawin jewellery shop), (Ph-066-44047). [ more + ] MWJA pays respects to doyen literati Yangon, 6 Nov - CEC members of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association presented cash and kind to doyen literati who could not attend the ceremony to pay respects to doyen literati. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Prevent cross-border bird flu".....ARTICLE: "Ngwehsaung, the longest beach resort in Myanmar" Article: Ei Wah; Photos: Soe Nyunt (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 6 December 2008
Date of publication: 06 December 2008
Description/subject: The Union of Myanmar The State Peace and Development Council The Law Amending the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law (The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 8/2008) The 8th Waxing of Nadaw, 1370 M.E. (5 December, 2008) The State Peace and Development Council hereby enacts the following Law; 1. This Law shall be called �the Law Amending the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zones Law.� [ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe receives Foreign Affairs Minister of PRC Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Dec�Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar Senior General Than Shwe received visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Yang Jiechi and party of the People's Republic of China at Bayintnaung Yeiktha, here, at 10 a.m. today. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein awards winner in 2nd Inter-ministry Volleyball Tournament Nay Pyi Taw 5 Dec� Prime Minister General Thein Sein attended the final match of the 2nd Inter-ministry Volleyball Tournament and the prize presentation ceremony at Nay Pyi Taw volleyball ground here this afternoon and presented Championship Shield and duplicate shield to the winning team. [ more + ] Storm News Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Dec � According to the observation at (5.30 a.m.) MST today, the small storm over the Southeast Bay of Bengal moved towards northwest and is centering at sea, 630 miles southeast of Chennai of the Republic of India. It is forecast to get intensified and move to northwest, announced the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.[ more + ] Try to become mediapersons doing best for national interest Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Dec � The work efficiency course (2/2008) of the Information and Public Relations Department under the Ministry of Information was concluded at the ministry here this afternoon, with a concluding address by Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan. [ more + ] Progress of regional development tasks supervised in Hmawby, Taikkyi townships Yangon, 5 Dec�Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint viewed quality sample rice and groundnut oil, folio fertilizer and natural fertilizers at Yangon Division Vegetable Cultivation and Poultry and Fish Farming Special Zone near Nyaunghnapin Village in Hmawby Township yesterday morning.[ more + ] Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing on inspection tour of Namhsan in Kyaukme District Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Dec�Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Shan State (North) Peace and Development Council Commander of North-East Command Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut and officials, looked into extraction process of bio-diesel from physic nut seeds at the bio-diesel factory of the command in Lashio on 3 December morning.[ more + ] Thailand donates hospital equipment to Myanmar Yangon, 5 Dec�Marking the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between Thailand and Myanmar, ESMU of Thailand donated hospital equipment to the Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital of Tamway Township, Yangon East District, at the hospital this morning. [ more + ] University of Culture alumni to hold respect-paying ceremony on 4 Jan Yangon, 5 Dec � Old students of the University of Culture will hold the 8th Respect-Paying Ceremony at Universities Dhammayon in Kamayut Township here on 4 January, 2009 (Independence Day).[ more + ] 35th Anniversary Exhibition of Lawkanat Gallery from 5 Dec to 31 Jan Yangon, 5 Dec � To mark the 35th founding anniversary of Lawkanat Gallery, member artists of the gallery have exhibited their works at the gallery here from 5 December, 2008 to 31 January 2009. [ more + ] Special appeal cases heard Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Dec�The Special Appellate Bench comprising Deputy Chief Justice of Supreme Court (Mandalay) U Khin Maung Latt, Supreme Court Judges U San Tint Yee and U Kyaw Win sitting at court room No1 of the Supreme Court (Nay Pyi Taw) heard (7) special civil appeal cases under Section 7 and (1) special civil appeal case under section 8 of the Judiciary Law, 2000 on 1st December and delivered judgment of (14) special criminal appeal cases and then heard (3) special criminal appeal cases under section 7 and (1) special criminal appeal case under section 8 of the same law, on 3 December 2008. [ more + ] MWAF marks World AIDS Day 2008 Yangon, 5 Dec�A ceremony to mark World AIDS Day 2008, organized by Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, was held at MWAF on Thanlwin road in Bahan township here this morning. [ more + ] Yangon Mayor looks into upgrading of road Yangon, 4 Dec � Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspected upgrading of Mandalay Road in Ward-14 in Hlinethaya Township here on 2 December. [ more + ] Old students of Yangon Institute of Medicine-2 to pay respects to teachers Yangon, 5 Dec� A ceremony to pay respects to teachers by old students who had studied at Yangon Institute of Medicine-2 from 1969 to 1976 will be held at the Traders Hotel on 18 January 2009 and the get-together of the students will take place at Excel Tower on 17 January 2009. [ more + ] Thai specialists give treatment to patients Yangon, 5 Dec� Ear specialists from Thailand gave free treatment to patients with ear disorders at Jivitadana Sangha Hospital here today to mark the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. [ more + ] Those from US, British embassies visited NLD HQ 24 times in November Yangon, 5 Dec� The National League for Democracy (Central) has kept in contact with those from the US and British embassies here and is following their instructions. The people are criticizing such an act and keeping a watchful eye on it. [ more + ] Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister concludes visit Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Dec�The visiting Chinese delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Mr Yang Jiechi left Nay Pyi Taw for China by special flight this afternoon. [ more + ] Educative talks given in Htantabin Yangon, 4 Dec�The Rehabilitation and Reintegration Working Group of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation organized the educative talks at the hall of Htantabin Township Peace and Development Council on 1 December afternoon, attended by responsible persons of Yangon North District and Htantabin Township WAOs, teachers and female students. [ more + ] UMFCCI and ICCI meets Yangon, 4 Dec� Mr Thomas Hartono, President of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Coordinating Committee Economic Cooperation for Myanmar, and party paid a call on U Win Myint, President of Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Vice-presidents, U Zaw Min Win and U Aung Lwin, General-Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing, Central executives and executives at the head office here on 2 December.[ more + ] Hlawga Wildlife Park to open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Bakri Id Day Yangon, 5 Dec � Hlawga Wildlife Park of the Forest Department opens from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. On Bakri Id Day that falls on 9 December, the park will be kept open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for public convenience. [ more + ] 7th AFF Suzuki Cup Soccer Tourney commences Yangon, 5 Dec�Group (A) matches of 7th AFF Suzuki Cup Soccer Tournament took place held at 5 pm local time in Indonesia. In the first match, host Singapore trounced Cambodia 5-0, and in the second match, Indonesia beat Myanmar 3-0. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Perpetual existence of rural libraries national concern".....ARTICLE: "Communication facilities in Taninthayi Division contribute to regional development" Article: Myint Maung Soe; Photos: Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 5 December 2008
Date of publication: 05 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King of Thailand NAY PYI TAW, 5 Dec - On the occasion of the birthday anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej which falls on 5 December 2008, Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand.[ more + ] Edible oil crops thriving in Nawnghkio NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec - Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Shan State (North) Peace and Development Council Commander of North-East Command Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut and departmental officials on 2 December visited edible oil crop (oil radish) plantation of farmer U Tin Yan at Shwemuhtaw Village in Nawnghkio Township.[ more + ] Rural development and rehabilitation tasks inspected in Labutta Township YANGON, 4 Dec-Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Col Thein Nyunt on 2 December met with local authorities, social organization members, townselders and responsible persons of Wah Wah Win Co in Thitpok Village in Labutta Township.[ more + ] Storm News NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec - According to the observation at (3:30 p.m.) MST today, the small storm over the Southeast Bay of Bengal is centering at sea, 820 miles southeast of Chennai of the Republic of India. It is forecast to get intensified and move northwest, announced the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.[ more + ] Partners meeting on sustainable TB drug supply NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec - The partners meeting on sustainable TB drug supply in Myanmar was held in Nay Pyi Taw on 2 December. [ more + ] Competition on �How to Teach Effectively� on 28 Dec YANGON, 4 Dec - STI Education will be launching a competition on �How to Teach Effectively� at Parkroyal Hotel here on 28 December. [ more + ] Foreign Minister holds bilateral talks with Chinese Counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec- At the invitation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar U Nyan Win, the delegation led by Mr Yang Jiechi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China arrived at Nay Pyi Taw Airport by special aircraft at 12:45 hrs this morning on an official visit to the Union of Myanmar. They were welcomed at Nay Pyi Taw Airport by Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win and responsible officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Guan Mu. Mr Yang Jiechi was accompanied by Director- General of the Asian Affairs Department Ms Yang Yanyi, Deputy Director- General of Policy Planning Department Mr Xu Bu and Deputy Director-General of Information Department Mr Qin Gaung and responsible officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of People's Republic of China.[ more + ] Eye care services provided to patients in Homalin YANGON, 4 Dec-Under the arrangements of Myanmar Border Areas Development Asso-ciation, a ceremony to sponsor the eye care service was held at the meeting hall of Homalin Hospital (100-bed) on 25 November.[ more + ] Nancho Hydropower Project 24.18 per cent complete YANGON, 3 Dec-Minister for Electric Power (1) Col Zaw Min yesterday morning inspected Nancho Hydropower Project being undertaken by No. (1) Construction, about seven miles upstream the Nancho Creek in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township.[ more + ] Agriculture and Irrigation Minister receives Chinese Ambassador YANGON, 4 Dec- Ambassador of the People's Republic of China Mr Guan Mu paid a courtesy call on Maj-Gen Htay Oo, Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation at Irrigation Department in Yankin Township here on 29 November.[ more + ] More donation for storm victims in Pyapon Township YANGON, 4 Dec- Wellwishers are making donations to storm victims daily. On 3 December, U Aung Zaw Myint (Shwe Wah Linn Co) � Dr Myat Myat Ohn Khin and family of Bahan Township donated K 12 million, for construction of 20 houses for storm victims in Pyapon Township.[ more + ] Environmental Conservation Committee of Bago Division (East) meets YANGON, 4 Dec- Environmental Conservation Committee of Bago Division (East) held its work coordination meeting (12/2008) at the meeting hall of director's office in Forest Department of Bago (East), Bago on 2 December.[ more + ] Commander inspects paddy harvesting in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec - Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin inspected harvesting and winnowing of paddy with the use of farm equipments manufactured by Ministry of Industry-2, Agriculture Mechanization Department and Good Brother Co at 217-acre monsoon paddy model farmland, Field No (1707) of Farmer Bo Phyu in Thitlaylon village-tract of Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township yesterday.[ more + ] Shwe Naing-Ngan Journal comes out YANGON, 4 Dec- Shwe Naing-Ngan Journal Volume VII No.14 is now available.[ more + ] Prizes presentation ceremony of Korean Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo Competition held YANGON, 4 Dec- A prize presentation ceremony of Korean Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo Competition was held at National Indoor Stadium (1) of Thuwunna here yesterday. [ more + ] Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination 14 Dec 2008 to 15 Jan 2009 YANGON, 4 Dec-The Religious Affairs Department under the Ministry of Religious Affairs will organize the oral and written tests of 61st Tipitakadhara Tipitaka-kovida Selection Ex-amination from 14 December 2008 to 15 January 2009.[ more + ] Appointment of Ambassador agreed on NAY PYI TAW, 5 Dec - The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of Mr Rudi Vesstraeten as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Union of Myanmar. [ more + ] Energy Ministry holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec - Ministry of Energy held its coordination meeting at the ministry here on 2 December. [ more + ] Development tasks in Mawlamyinegyun, Labutta townships inspected YANGON, 4 Dec � Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Col Thein Nyunt on 2 December met with departmental Staff, members of village Peace and Development Council and social organizations and townselders at Hlinebone Village in Mawlamyinegyun township. The in-charge of Original Group Construction Co reported on progress in construction of a new building of basic education high school and150 rural houses. The minister fulfilled the needs and inspected the construction work. [ more + ] ...."PERSPECTIVES": "Prevent and control HIV/ AIDS collectively".....ARTICLE: "Chin State to become tea garden" Article: Myo Min Thein (Mayangon); Photos: Lay Nwe (Mingaladon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 4 December 2008
Date of publication: 04 December 2008
Description/subject: Factories going well in industrial zones YANGON, 3 Dec - Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence met chairmen and members of management committees of Hlinethaya Industrial Zone-5 and Shwe Linban Industrial Zone and industrialists at the office of Management Committee of Hlinethaya Industrial Zone-5 this afternoon.[ more + ] Government gives priority to uplift of dignity of disabled persons in human society NAY PYI TAW, 3 Dec-A ceremony to mark the International Day of Disabled Persons which falls on 3 December 2008 was held at City Hall in Nay Pyi Taw this morning.[ more + ] Appointment of Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Union of Myanmar agreed on NAY PYI TAW, 4 Dec-The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of Mr Jerzy Bayer as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the Union of Myanmar. [ more + ] Coord meeting on construction of Yadanabon Myothit held NAY PYI TAW, 3 Dec- A work coordination meeting on construction of Yadanabon Myothit near PyinOoLwin in Mandalay Division was held at the meeting hall of Yadanarpon Teleport on 30 November with an address by Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw. [ more + ] MMCWA observes World AIDS Day NAY PYI TAW, 3 Dec-Organized by Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association, the ceremony to mark the World AIDS Day was held at the hall of the association in Nay Pyi Taw Lewe this morning with an address by Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint. [ more + ] Preparation for holding 77th anniversary of National Kandawgyi Gardens NAY PYI TAW, 3 Dec-At the hall of National Landmark Garden in PyinOoLwin yesterday morning, Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung heard reports on preparations for organizing the 77th anniversary of National Kandawgyi Gardens, the third floral festival and the 2nd anniversary of the National Landmark Garden which falls in second week of December.[ more + ] 9th Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference concludes NAY PYI TAW, 3 Dec-The second and final day session of the 9th Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference took place at the Ministry of Health here this morning.[ more + ] I & P Minister gives instructions on issuing Citizenship Scrutiny Cards YANGON, 3 Dec-Minister for Immigration and Population Maj-Gen Saw Lwin visited North Okkalapa Township Immigration and National Registration Department on 30 November and urged staff of the ministry to make efforts for timely completion of work for issuing Citizenship Scrutiny Cards. [ more + ] Plan under way to supply water for summer paddy YANGON, 3 Dec-Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint, accompanied by officials concerned, made an inspection tour of Dagon Myothit (South) and (East) townships in Yangon East District, here on 1 December.[ more + ] Football referee course opens YANGON, 3 Dec-Jointly organized by FIFA and Myanmar Football Federation, Football referee course was opened at the Goal Hotel in Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna) here this morning.[ more + ] Seinle Shwepyi News Journal in circulation YANGON, 3 Dec- Volume 6, No. 1 of Seinle Shwepyi News Journal has been in circulation.[ more + ] IBTC Open Golf Championships 7-10 December YANGON, 3 Dec-Organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA, the IBTC Open Golf Champion-ships as the third leg of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009, mainly sponsored by International Bever-ages Trading Co Ltd, will be held at Lashio Golf Club in Lashio, Shan State (North), from 7 to 10 December. Professional golfers and the amateur golfers (handicap 0-12) will be allowed to take part in the championships.[ more + ] Book of Condolences signed for demise of former Indian Prime Minister YANGON, 3 Dec-Director-General U Paw Lwin Sein of the Training, Research and Foreign Languages Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed Book of Condolences at the Embassy of the Republic of India, at No. 545-547, Merchant Street, here, at 11 a.m. for the demise of His Excellency Mr V. P. Singh, former Prime Minister of the Republic of India on 27 November 2008.[ more + ] 1st Asian Open Compound Tournament 9-14 Dec YANGON, 3 Dec-A meeting took place at Aung San Stadium here this afternoon for ensuring successful completion of 1st Asian Open Compound Tournament due to be held at Kyeikkasan Archery Field of the Myanmar Archery Federation in Tamway Township, Yangon Division, from 9 to 14 December 2008.[ more + ] �i love Myanmar� donates over K140 million to build 234 houses in storm hit areas YANGON, 3 Dec - Non-governmental organization �i Love Myanmar� donated K140.4 million to the central committee for national disaster pre-paredness for building 234 houses in the village of Danichaung in Mawla-myinegyun Township yesterday. [ more + ] Book for association members in circulation YANGON, 3 Dec-The Sarpay Beikman Book Association distributed the book written by Dr Kyaw Than Tun (Guangdong University of Medicine) that won the first prize in the research literature genre of Pakokku U Ohn Pe Literary Award to the association members from Yangon and other areas.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES" "Traditional medicine practitioners to strive for development of traditional medicine".....ARTICLE: "Pyawbwe-Phayangazu Railroad leads to saving of time and money" Article: Aung (Myanma Railways), Photos: Tha Nyan (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 3 December 2008
Date of publication: 03 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message to 9th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conf Government giving effective encouragement to measures for enabling Myanmar traditional medicine to be well-known at international level NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-The following is a translation of the message sent by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe to the 9th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference:[ more + ] Good headway made in combined therapies of western medicine and Myanmar traditional medicine to cure some major diseases that are resistant to western medicines Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo addresses opening of 9th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Chairman of the National Health Committee Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo delivered an address at the opening of the 9th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference held at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Health here this morning. [ more + ] A.C.S.R cable wire factory, meter factory in Inndagaw Industrial Region inspected YANGON, 2 Dec - Lt-Gen Tin Aye and Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence together with Minister for Electric Power No-2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint visited ACSR Cable Wire Factory and Meter Factory in Inndagaw Industrial Region in Bago Division yesterday. They inspected samples of A.C.S.C cable wires and samples of other cable wires which are being manufactured. Factory Manager U Kyaw Win and officials reported on production of A.C.S.R cable wires and other power lines and arrangements being made for meeting the set standards and preventive measures being taken for safety of electricity. [ more + ] Id Day falls on 9 December YANGON, 2 Dec -The Government of the Union of Myanmar today announced that Bakri Id Day, which falls on 9 December 2008 (12th Waxing of Nadaw 1370 ME), is a public holiday under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act. [ more + ] NHC Chairman Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo hosts dinner to traditional medicine practitioners NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Chairman of the National Health Committee Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo hosted dinner in honour of delegates to the 9th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference from States and Divisions on the lawns of Medical Research Department (Central Myanmar) of the Ministry of Health here this evening. [ more + ] Information Minister attends ceremony to pay respects to doyen literati YANGON, 2 Dec- With the sponsorship of the Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association, a ceremony to pay respects to doyen literati in commemoration of the 1370 ME Sarsodaw Day was held at the City Hall here this morning, attended by Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan.[ more + ] Appointment of Ambassador of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the Union of Myanmar agreed on NAY PYI TAW, 3 Dec - The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of Mr Chhong Toeun as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the Union of Myanmar.[ more + ] ROK Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo tournament opens YANGON, 2 Dec-The opening ceremony of the Republic of Korea Ambassador's Cup Taekwondo tournament for 2008 was held in National Indoor Stadium-1 (Thuwunna), here, this afternoon.[ more + ] MoH marks World AIDS Day NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec- Jointly organized by Ministry of Health, World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, UNAIDS and UNFPA, a ceremony to mark World AIDS Day for 2008 was held at the Ministry of Health here yesterday morning. [ more + ] Final round of Air Bagan Open Golf Championships ends YANGON, 2 Dec-The final round of Air Bagan Open Golf Championships of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009, organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA brought to an end in PyinOoLwin Golf Club in Mandalay Division on 30 November and then its prize presentation ceremony was held at the same venue.[ more + ] Industry-1 Ministry opens computer, financial courses NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec- A ceremony to open the advanced computer course (3/2008) and financial management course (2/2008), conducted by Directorate of Industries under the Ministry of Industry-1, was held at the hall of the ministry here yesterday morning, with an address by Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung. A total of 84 trainees are attending the 5-week courses.[ more + ] Minister receives Indian Ambassador NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi received Ambassador of the Republic of India Mr Aloke Sen and party at the office of Ministry of Energy at 8 a.m. today, and frankly held discussion on energy sector. Also present on the occasion were Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Than Htay, Directors-General and Managing-Directors from the departments under the ministry.[ more + ] MIDWC meets automobile producers NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec- A meeting between the Myanmar Industrial Development Work Committee and automobile producers of the industrial zones took place at the Ministry of Industry-2 here yesterday morning.[ more + ] Ninth Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference held NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec - The Ninth Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners' Conference was held at the Ministry of Health here, this morning.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Exert expertise, technical know-how for national development".....ARTICLE: "Kungyangon Township on verge of mechanized farming" Article and photos: Kyaw Khaing Thein (Energy)
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Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 2 December 2008
Date of publication: 02 December 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Laotian President NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Mr Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe felicitates UAE President NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Khalifa Bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of felicitations to Laotian Vice-President NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Mr Bounnhang Vorachit, Vice-President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends message of felicitations to Vice-President of UAE NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Highness Muhammad Bin Rashid Al Maktum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates, which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Laotian counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Mr Bouasone Bouphavanh, Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to UAE counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Muhammad Bin Rashid Al Maktum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates, which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] State aims to build up industrial nation based on agricultural sector Prime Minister addresses meeting on development of agricultural sector and boosting of export items NAY PYI TAW, 1 Dec � A coordination meeting on development of agricultural sector and boosting of export items took place at the Government Office here this afternoon with an address by Prime Minister General Thein Sein. [ more + ] Timetable for 2009 Matriculation Examination announced YANGON, 1 Dec - The Myanmar Board of Examinations under the Ministry of Education today announced that the Matriculation Examination for 2009 will be held in March according to the following timetable. [ more + ] New train schedules come into effect beginning 1 Dec NAY PYI TAW, 1 Dec-Myanma Railways of the Ministry of Rail Transportation announced new train schedules for railroad sections for the convenience of the travelling public. The new schedules for railroad sections will come into effect beginning 1 December 2008.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister receives Indian Ambassador Prizes to be awarded to colour photo contest winners YANGON, 1 Dec - The prize presentation ceremony of �Aye Chan Khit Mi Myanmar Pyi� colour photo contest will be held at Central Hotel here on 24 December, to mark the 61st Anniversary of Independence Day which falls on 4 January, 2009.[ more + ] Cash and kind donated to self-reliant libraries in Yangon Division YANGON, 1 Dec- A ceremony to donate cash and kind to self-reliant libraries in Yangon Division was held at Sabai Hall of Sangyoung No-2 Basic Education High School here today.[ more + ] Minister lays foundation for school building in Pyawbwe NAY PYI TAW, 1 Dec - Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min and Deputy Minister U Pe Than attended a ceremony to lay foundation for a school building in Pyawbwe Township yesterday.[ more + ] Champion Myanmar Football team honoured YANGON, 1 Dec- A ceremony to honour Myanmar Football team which clinched championship trophy at Grand Royal Challenge Cup 2008 was held at Traders Hotel today, attended by Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint, director-general and officials of the ministry, President of Myanmar Football Federation U Zaw Zaw and executives, Managing Director U Aung Moe Kyaw of International Beverages Trading Co Ltd and staff and wellwishers.[ more + ] Exhibition on traffic rules enforcement on 26-31 Dec YANGON, 1 Dec - Under the arrangement of Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Committee, the 2nd exhibition on traffic rules will be held at Mingala Market in Nay Pyi Taw from 26 to 31 December. [ more + ] Myawaddy Trading Ltd launches new brand YANGON, 1 Dec-Launching of new brand product of Myawaddy Trading Ltd was held at Sedona Hotel here on 28 November. It was attended by sale representatives, merchants, shopkeepers and guests.[ more + ] Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Laotian counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec-On the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which falls on 2 December 2008, U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Dr Thongloun Sisoulith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.[ more + ] Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to UAE counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 2 Dec - U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to Abdallah bin Zayed Al-Nuhayyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the National Day of the United Arab Emirates, which falls on 2 December 2008.[ more + ] Tasks of IWT, Yangon International Airport inspected YANGON, 1 Dec-Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe on 29 November visited the passenger lounge at Pansodan/Dalla jetty of Inland Water Transport and inspected sales of tickets, berthing of Z-craft and vessels in Yangon River.[ more + ] Minister visits disabled adult training school YANGON, 1 Dec- Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe visited Women's Development Centre in Kamayut Township on 28 November.[ more + ] AGMs of associations under Myanmar Fisheries Federation held YANGON, 1 Dec-Myanmar Fisheries Federation, Myanmar Fish Farmers Association, Myanmar Aquafeed Association and Myanmar Freshwater Fisheries Association held the annual general meeting at the hall of the federation in Insein this morning, with an address by Patron of the federation Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein.[ more + ] Alumni of law to hold respect paying ceremony on 10 Jan YANGON, 1 Dec - The 3rd respect paying ceremony of old students specialised in Law (1974-1979) will be held at M3 Food Centre in Bahan Township on 10 January, 2009.[ more + ] Final events, prize presentation of Youth Track and Field Championship held YANGON, 1 Dec -The final events and prize presentation of 8th Myanmar Track and Field President's Cup Youth Track and Field Championship were held at the youth training camp (Thuwunna) here yesterday.[ more + ] MMA get-together on 14 Dec YANGON, 1 Dec- The 26th ceremony to pay respects to the teachers, organized by Women Chapter of Myanmar Medical Association (Yangon) will be held at Myanmar Medical Association Hall at No. 249 on Theinbyu Road in Mingla Taungnyunt Township here on 14 December morning. Member doctors are invited to attend the ceremony without fail.[ more + ] Today Group of Companies marks 15th Anniversary YANGON, 1 Dec-The 25th anniversary of the establishment of Today Group of Companies, which was founded in 1993 was held at Parkroyal Hotel in Alanpya Phaya Street here on 29 November.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Fully equip people with nationalistic fervour through might of pen"....ARTICLE: "Thriving prawn farms of Rakhine State" Article: Reporter Singu Soe Win; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 1 December 2008
Date of publication: 01 December 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye attends State Peace and Development Council Chairman’s Trophy Golf Tournament...Development of printing and publishing interrelated with development of literary world...STI Education to inaugurate certified ethical hacking...Fire preventive measures taken in Mawlamyine...MBE publishes books for matriculation students... Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Badminton Tournament opened...Volume 5, No. 23 of Dokyeywa Journal in circulation...Merits shared for construction of two-storey building...Monsoon paddy brings over 80 baskets per acre in Sagaing Div...Minister inspects industrial zone...Tatmadaw football matches...A&I Minister receives FAO Resident Representative...Office Job Refresher Course No. 1/2008 opened...Officials target summer paddy per acre yield at 100 baskets...Priority being given to secure and smooth transport as it plays pivotal role in national development -- New Pyawbwe-Phayangazu Railroad of Myanma Railways opened... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fight AIDS with national awareness".....ARTICLE: "Pontoons serving interest of local people" by Maung Tin Hlaing (Hotels & Tourism).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 November 2008
Date of publication: 30 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mountaineers of MHMF, MWSF honoured...Cultivation of sunflower inspected in Kangyidaunt Township acres of...Roads in townships of Yangon Division under large-scale repair...MWEA members leave for Japan...88th Anniversary National Day observed in Mawlamyine...University of Medicine-2 to hold respect-paying ceremony, get-together...Foreign Minister back from ASEAN-MERCOSUR meeting...9th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners’ Conference 2-3 December 2008 Nay Pyi Taw...Management Course No. 1 for officials concludes...Global Financial Crisis Search for a New Financial Paradigm...Photo, article, short story contest on mass sports activity...Earthquake News...Women do vocational courses...Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software services...Notice to mariners issued...Air Bagan Open Golf Championships continues...Students visit Drug Elimination Museum...New train schedules come into effect beginning 1 Dec "PERSPECTIVES": "Transport network intended to pave way to new nation" .....ARTICLES: "Ngwehsaung Beach uplifting livelihoods of local people" Article & Photos: Kayan Soe Myin... "Monsoon paddy in season, on sale at reasonable prices in Bago Division" Article: Maung Maung Myint Swe, Photos: Kyaw Myint Than (Lanmadaw).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 29 November 2008
Date of publication: 29 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Most crucial step for democratic transition has been implemented successfully due largely to the public support -- Priority given to national solidarity as it is indispensable for nation -- Senior General Than Shwe addresses Annual General Meeting (2008) of Union Solidarity and Development Association...Defence Services Commander-in-Chief’s Shield Cycling Race concludes...Earthquake Report...Natural Beauty of NgweSaung photo contest to be held...Air Bagan Open Golf C’ship continues...First round of 47th Tatmadaw Football Tournament begins...Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award winning books in circulation...UMFCCI President meets Israeli Ambassador...Special sales of Industry-1 Ministry...40th ISD Badminton Tournament slated on 15 Dec...Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry graduates get-together 14 Dec...Winners of Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award for 2007 announced..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Constantly serve interest of the State and its people".....ARTICLES: "Merchants, economic organizations buying paddy from farmers at current price" Article: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos: Kyaw Myint Than (Lanmadaw)..."Winners, proud of Life-time Achievement Literary Award and National Literary Awards" Article: Win Naing (Kyemon), Photos: Thant Zin Tun
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 November 2008
Date of publication: 28 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon Division Industrial Zones Management Committee eyes industrial development YANGON, 27 Nov-The coordination meeting of Yangon Division Industrial Zones Management Committee was held at the meeting hall of Yangon Command Headquarters on Konmyinttha here at 1 p.m. today, with an address by Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence.[ more + ] Paunglaung Dam benefits 50,000 acres of farmland NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov-Maj-Gen Ohn Myint of the Ministry of Defence this morning inspected construction works on Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana-Pinlaung road linking Mandalay Division, Shan State and Kayah State, maintenance of Yaypyaung-pyan-Kyaukthanpat-Hlwegyi junction, erecting of road directions, maintenance of 160 feet long baileytype Hlwegyi Bridge and Hlwegyi Village Basic Education Middle School.[ more + ] Cyclone Nisha still moving NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov-According to the observation at 9.30 a.m. MST today, cyclone Nisha forming in the South-West of Bay of Bengal had entered Tamil Nadu coast of India near Karaikal and then it is expected to continue moving towards North-West as the inland storm, announced by the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.[ more + ] Winners of National Literary Award for 2007 announced NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov-National Literary Award Scrutinizing Committee of the Ministry of Information announced the list of the National Literary Award winners for 2007 today. [ more + ] Myanmar, Thai specialists provide ear care services NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov-Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint, together with Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo, viewed the joint treatment of Myanmar and Thai surgeons at Department of Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Plastic, Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgery of Nay Pyi Taw People's General Hospital (1000-bed) on 25 November.[ more + ] Industry-2 Ministry opens Course No. 1/2008 NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov - Conducted by the Ministry of Industry-2, 3D Modeling for Pro Engineer Course No. 1/2008 was opened at the ministry here on 25 November.[ more + ] MYANMAR GAZETTE NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov-The State Peace and Development Council has confirmed the appointment of Director-General Dr Daw Khin Pyone Kyi of Medical Research Department (Lower Myanmar) under the Ministry of Health on expiry of the one-year probationary period.[ more + ] UMFCCI meets Indian delegation YANGON, 27 Nov - Vice-Presidents U Zaw Min Win and U Aung Lwin, General Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing, Joint Secretary-1 Dr Maung Maung Lay, Joint Secretary-2 U Tun Aung, CEC members and executives met with the 10-member delegation led by Mr M K Mero (Officer on Special Duty-I&C) from Nagaland State Government of the Republic of India at UMFCCI's office here on 22 November.[ more + ] Air Bagan Open Golf Championships kick off for second leg YANGON, 27 Nov-The second leg of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009 namely the Air Bagan Open Golf Championships, jointly organized by the Myanmar Golf Federation and the Myanmar PGA, was opened at PyinOoLwin Golf Club in PyinOoLwin of Mandalay Division this morning.[ more + ] Three hacked to death, 12 wounded in violent attack of Mon robbers in Ye Tsp NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov-Three lumberjacks were killed and 12 others, wounded in the violent attack of Mon robber Chan Dein and accomplices at a site, northeast of Manaung village, Ye Township, Mon State, on 25 November.[ more + ] Myanmar, Indian presents marionette show YANGON, 27 Nov - Under the Myanmar-India cultural exchange programme, Myanmar and Indian troupes presented marionette show at National Theater in Dagon Township here yesterday evening.[ more + ] Natural Disaster Preparedness Management Course No. 10/2008 opens NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov - An opening ceremony of Natural Disaster Preparedness Manage-ment Course No. 10/2008 of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement was held at Mawlamyinegyun Township Peace and Development Council on 24 November. [ more + ] Talks on obesity and ways of weight controlling given YANGON, 27 Nov-Zifam Pinnacle Pty Ltd organized talks on obesity and ways of weight controlling at Chatrium Hotel on Natmauk Street here on 23 November. [ more + ] Commandant's Shield Winter Volleyball Tourney opens YANGON, 27 Nov-A ceremony to donate relief supplies to the storm victims, organized by the Organizing department of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, took place at Shwetaungon Village, Dadeye Township, Ayeyawady Division, yesterday morning. Head of the Organizing Department Dr Daw Nyunt Nyunt Oo and responsible persons presented the relief items to the storm victims of Shwetaungon, Tanyin-gon, Layingon, Kyayotan and Kyagon villages. [ more + ] Relief supplies for storm victims YANGON, 27 Nov-A ceremony to donate relief supplies to the storm victims, organized by the Organizing department of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, took place at Shwetaungon Village, Dadeye Township, Ayeyawady Division, yesterday morning. Head of the Organizing Department Dr Daw Nyunt Nyunt Oo and responsible persons presented the relief items to the storm victims of Shwetaungon, Tanyin-gon, Layingon, Kyayotan and Kyagon villages. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Safeguard independence and sovereignty of the motherland".....ARTICLES: "Pakokku Plains to become green with adequate irrigation water thanks to cluster of dams"..."Kalay Industrial Zone booming with increasing number of products" Article: Myo Min Thein (Mayangon); Photos: Lay Nwe (Mingaladon). Article & Photo by Khin Maung Than (Sethmu)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 November 2008
Date of publication: 27 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Maj-Gen Ohn Myint inspects progress in supply of water to Meiktila Plain NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-Maj-Gen Ohn Myint of the Ministry of Defence yesterday inspected No. 2 pump station and water tank, the water pumping machine to be installed at No. 2 station near Kon Village of Wundwin Township for supply of water in Meiktila Plain.[ more + ] Small storm becomes stronger NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-The small storm crossing near Colombo, Sri Lanka, yesterday has intensified into a tropical storm. According to the observation at 9.30 a.m. MST today, the small storm will continue to move towards North-West and cross Tamil Nadu beach of India within the next 12 hours, it was announced by the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.[ more + ] Commander inspects cotton harvesting in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov - Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin inspected Ngwechi (6) cotton harvesting at the cotton plantation of farmer U Win in Myaukmyaik Village, Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon Township yesterday.[ more + ] EP No. 2 Ministry organizes courses for staff NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-The opening of Spoken English and Reading and Writing Skill Course No. (2/2008) organized by the Ministry of Electric Power No. 2 took place at the ministry here yesterday morning, with an address by Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint. [ more + ] Commander presents prizes to winners at Tatmadaw Track and Field YANGON, 26 Nov- The final events and prize presentation of the 39th Defence Services Com-mander-in-Chief's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Track and Field Competitions were held at Aung San Stadium here today.[ more + ] World Diabetes Day for 2008 marked NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-The Ministry of Health and World Health Organization held the ceremony to mark the 2008 World Diabetes Day at the meeting hall of the ministry, here yesterday, with an address by Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint.[ more + ] Htinponseik Model Village takes shape NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov - Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi on 23 November inspected progress in construction of houses in Htinponseik Village in Kungyangon Township which was hit by the storm. [ more + ] Health Ministry holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov -A coordination meeting of the Ministry of Health was held at the meeting hall of the ministry here yesterday with an address by Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint. [ more + ] Workshop on Disaster Management YANGON, 26 Nov - Jointly organized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center-ADPC and Department of Metrology and Hydrology (DMH), the Training Workshop on Incident Command System for Disaster Management commenced here on 24 November. [ more + ] Training courses of Ministry of Industry-1 conclude NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-The Industry Reporting System Software Applying Course No. 2/2008, the English Proficiency Course No. 1/2008 and the Management Course No. 1/2008 concluded at the Ministry of Industry-1 here yesterday, with an address by Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung.[ more + ] Ministry of L&F holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries held the coordination meeting at its hall, here, on 24 November.[ more + ] Sports Ministry holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-The Ministry of Sports held its work coordination meeting at the ministry, here, on 23 November with an address by Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint.[ more + ] Cash donations to doyen literati YANGON, 26 Nov- Wellwishers are donating cash and kind to Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association for a ceremony to pay respects to doyen literati in commemoration of the Sasodaw Day.[ more + ] Old law students to pay respects to faculty members on 28 Dec YANGON, 26 Nov-The respect paying ceremony of old law student who studied at Law Department in Yangon University from 1975 to 1980 will be held at Karaweik Palace, here, on 28 December. The students, who joined in 1975 and graduated in 1980, are invited to attend the ceremony without fail. [ more + ] High-level roundtable on Post-Nargis Relief and Recovery Efforts held YANGON, 26 Nov- The high-level roundtable on Post-Nargis Relief and Recovery Efforts was held at Chatrium Hotel on Natmauk Road here this morning.[ more + ] Myanmar, India to deal regular trade of beans and pulses NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-Minister for Commerce Brig-Gen Tin Naing Thein received an Indian delegation led by Deputy Minister of Customer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution of the Republic of India Mr NK Raghupathy at the Ministry of Commerce here at 10 a.m. on 23 November.[ more + ] Books and cash donated to village self-reliant libraries in Bago YANGON, 26 Nov-A ceremony to donate cash, books and journals to village self-reliant libraries in Shwetaung Township in Pyay District, Bago Division (West) was held at Township Peace and Development Council office on 21 November. At the ceremony, Pyay District Women's Affairs Organization and Maternal and Child Welfare Supervisory Committee donated K 50,000 and 25 books each, Township WAO, K 30,000 and 50 books, Township MCWA K 20,000 and 50 books and wellwishers, books and journals. [ more + ] 2nd Myanmar-Egypt Bilateral Consultations held YANGON, 26 Nov-At the invitation of U Kyaw Thu, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, the Egyptian Delegation led by His Excellency Ambassador Hussein Haridy, the Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs visited Myanmar from 24 to 26 November 2008.[ more + ] Swa Creek Bridge Project goes well NAY PYI TAW, 26 Nov-Minister for Construction Maj-Gen Saw Tun inspected the progress in constructing Swa Creek Bridge Project at Bridge No. (1/199) on Yangon-Toungoo-Mandalay Highway this afternoon.[ more + ] Cash, kind donated to storm victims YANGON, 26 Nov - On behalf of wellwisher Ratnanidhi Charitable Triat of the Republic of India, All Myanmar Hindu Organization donated cash and kind to storm victims through Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement today. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES: "Value and safeguard independence".....ARTICLE: "Bo Myat Tun Bridge facilitating regional transport" Article: Khaing Zaw; Photos: Htay Aung (Kyemon).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 November 2008
Date of publication: 26 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: .....Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament opened YANGON, 25 Nov- The 47th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament was opened at the Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna) here at 3 p.m. yesterday with an address by Adjutant-General Lt-Gen Thura Myint Aung of the Ministry of Defence, on behalf of the Commander-in-Chief.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister inspects projects of Thagara Industrial Region NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov-Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein inspected progress of construction of lecture halls, main building, auditorium and roads for Technical Training School (Thagara) at Thagara Industrial Region in Yedashe Township, Bago Division this morning. [ more + ] Small storm passes near Colombo, Sri Lanka NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov- A low pressure area occurred at the Southwest of Bay of Bengal has intensified into a small storm. According to the 9.30 a.m. MST observation, the small storm passed near Colombo, Sri Lanka and will continue to move westwards, said the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.[ more + ] No. 2 Electric Power Ministry holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov - Ministry of Electric Power No. 2 held its work coordination meeting at the ministry here from 20 to 23 November.[ more + ] Monsoon paddy harvested in Kungyangon Tsp NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov-Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi together with Deputy Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Col Tin Ngwe and officials concerned attended a ceremony to harvest monsoon paddy, jointly carried out by local farmers and Green Luck Trading Co Ltd in Tawkyaung village-tract in Kungyangon township on 23 November.[ more + ] Rectors of universities of medicine and professors/heads of department meet NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov- A meeting between rectors of universities of medicine and professors/heads of department took place at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Health here yesterday morning with an address by Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint.[ more + ] I&P Ministry holds coord meeting NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov – A coordination meeting of the Ministry of Immigration and Population was held at the meeting hall of the ministry here this morning with an address by Minister for Immigration and Population Maj-Gen Saw Lwin. [ more + ] Donors invited for self-reliant libraries YANGON, 25 Nov - A ceremony to donate land, buildings, fund, media equipments, books and journals to village self-reliant libraries in Yangon division will be held on 1 December. Wellwishers may make donation at No.22/24, Yangon Division Information and Public Relations Department office on Pansodan Street, here (Ph-01-254270, 01-371339).[ more + ] MWJA holds meeting 11/2008 YANGON, 25 Nov - The central executive committee of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association-MWJA held its meeting 11/2008 at Sarpay Beikman Building here today. [ more + ] Myanmar hockey delegation leaves for USA YANGON, 25 Nov-A Myanmar delegation led by Vice-President of Myanmar Hockey Federation U Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing left here for the United States of America by air this morning to attend the 41st International Hockey Federation's Statutory Congress to be held in Los Angelese of the USA on 28 and 29 November.[ more + ] Old civil engineering students to pay respects on 10 January YANGON, 25 Nov-The 11th respect paying ceremony of old civil engineering students who studied at Yangon Institute of Technology from 1974 to 1980 will be held at M 3 Food Center on 10 January, 2009. The civil engineering students, who joined in 1974 and graduated in 1980, are invited to attend the ceremony without fail.[ more + ] Talks on Global Financial Crisis and It's Consequences on 29 Nov YANGON, 25 Nov - Jointly organized by Myanmar Fisheries Federation and Myanmar Prawn Entrepreneurs Association and sponsored by Toyo Battery, writer Ko Ko Hlaing (International Affairs Expert) will give talks on Global Financial Crisis and It's Consequences at Thiriannawa hall of MFF, West Gyogon, on Bayintnaung Road in Insein Township on 29 November. [ more + ] Letpadan Township Association (Yangon) celebrates golden jubilee YANGON, 25 Nov - Letpadan Township Association (Yangon) celebrated its golden jubilee and 37th annual general meeting at International Business Centre in Hline Township yesterday. [ more + ] Cash donation for doyen literati YANGON, 24 Nov – Wellwishers are donating cash and kind to Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association on the second floor of Sarpay Beikman Building here for a ceremony to pay respects to doyen literati in commemoration of the Sasodaw Day.[ more + ] Winners of Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Exhibition competitions announced NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov-The winners of the competitions to mark the First Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Exhibition organized by Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Committee were announced today.[ more + ] Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana BEHS (1) holds respect-paying ceremony NAY PYI TAW, 25 Nov – The 15th respect paying ceremony of old students of Basic Education High School (1) Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana was held at the school here on 22 November (National Day). [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "World countries to work together for food security".....ARTICLES: "Zeechaung Dam under construction to benefit farmlands in Kyauktaw Township" Article & Photos: Khin Maung Than (Sethmu)..."Thahtay Hydropower Project to generate 386 mln kilowatt hours a year" Article: Reporter Singu Soe Win, Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 November 2008
Date of publication: 25 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives Vietnamese Ambassador NAY PYI TAW, 24 Nov - Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein received Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in the Union of Myanmar Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Mr Tran Van Tung who has completed his tour of duty at the Government Office here at 3.30 p.m. today.[ more + ] Secretary-1 addresses meeting of Central Committee for Organizing 61st Anniversary Independence Day Independence Day is observed with aims of realizing value of independence and inculcating younger generation with a spirit of safeguarding the independence forever NAY PYI TAW, 24 Nov � Chairman of Central Committee for Organizing the 61st Anniversary Independence Day Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo addressed a coordination meeting of the Central Committee for Organizing the 61st Anniversary Independence Day at the Government Office here at 5.40 p.m. today. The meeting was also attended by Central Committee members Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin, the ministers, the deputy ministers, senior military officers, directors-general of the SPDC Office and the Government Office, departmental heads and members of sub-committees. [ more + ] Myanmar delegation attends Industrial Development Conference of LDCs NAY PYI TAW, 23 Nov-A Myanmar delegation led by Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung arrived in Siem Reap of Cambodia on 18 November to attend Industrial Development Conference of Least Developed Countries, jointly organized by United Nations Industrial Development Organization and World Trade Organization. The minister attended an informal meeting together with Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Cambodia Mr Cham Prasidh and members at Sokha Angkor Hotel.[ more + ] Myanmar delegation attends FAO Conference's 35th Special Session NAY PYI TAW, 23 Nov-The Myanmar delegation led by Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo arrived back here by air this morning after attending FAO Conference's 35th Special Session held in Rome of Italy from 18 to 22 November.[ more + ] Earthquake report NAY PYI TAW, 24 Nov-A strong earthquake of intensity (7.0) Richter Scale with its epicenter about (3800) miles Northeast of Kaba-Aye Seismological observatory outside Myanmar (Russia) was recorded at (15) hrs (35) min (16) sec MST on 24 November 2008.[ more + ] Bio-gas digesters benefitting farmers YANGON, 24 Nov- Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint viewed drilling of tube well with the use of drilling machine to supply irrigation water to 200-acre physic-nut plantations in local battalion of Hmawby township, Yangon North District this afternoon.[ more + ] SWRR Minister attends 3rd East Asia Ministerial Forum on Families Meeting NAY PYI TAW, 24 Nov- Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe attended the 3rd East Asia Ministerial Forum on Families Meeting held in Bali, the Republic of Indonesia from 17 to 19 November.[ more + ] Primary schools in Bogale Township get new school buildings NAY PYI TAW, 24 Nov � Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung yesterday morning visited the site chosen for building a cyclone shelter that can house 500 people near Touktagon Village on the bank of Ayeya Village, Bogale Township and left necessary instructions. [ more + ] 31 receive skills for coaching tennis YANGON, 24 Nov - A total of 31 trainees from states, divisions, sports and physical education institutes (Yangon) and (Mandalay) are receiving skills for coaching tennis here. [ more + ] Three-month course on museum and library science opens YANGON, 24 Nov-A three-month course on museum and library science, organized by Department for Archaeology, National Museum and Library of the Ministry of Culture was opened at the meeting hall of the National Library this morning, with an address by Director-General U San Win of Department for Archaeology, National Museum and Library.[ more + ] Instructor course on prevention against trafficking in persons opens YANGON, 24 Nov- Instructor course on prevention against trafficking in persons jointly organized by Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, Human Trafficking Prevention Central Body Ministry of Home Affairs and United Nations Inter-Agency Project (UNIAP) was opened at the federation on Thanlwin Road in Bahan Township today.[ more + ] Myanmar rowing team arrives back YANGON, 24 Nov- Myanmar rowing team that took part in the Princess's Trophy traditional boat race held at Pattaya beach, Thailand from 21 to 23 November 2008 arrived back here this morning.[ more + ] New Myoma market opens in Kungyangon township YANGON, 24 Nov-A ceremony to open new Myoma market, re-constructed by Asia World Company was held in front of the market in Kungyangon township yesterday.[ more + ] Kayan Tsp Assoc to honour students YANGON, 24 Nov- The Kayan Township Association (Yangon) will hold a ceremony to present prizes to offspring of members of the association who were outstanding in the 2008 matriculation exam.[ more + ] Natural Disaster Preparedness (Instructor) Course No. 4/2008 opens YANGON, 24 Nov � Natural Disaster Preparedness (Instructor) Course No. 4/2008 was opened at the Fire Services Department (Head Office) in Mayangon Township this morning.[ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES: "Build more irrigation facilities for national development".....ARTICLE: "National Landmarks Gardens in PyinOoLwin" Article & photos: Po Thaw Zin...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 November 2008
Date of publication: 24 November 2008
Description/subject: THERE IS CURRENTLY NO FULL-TEXT VERSION OF THIS ISSUE OF NLM...GO TO THE URL SHOWN AND FROM "PREVIOUS" GO TO THE ISSUE FOR 24 NOVEMBER... 6th Plenary Meeting of 6th 47-member SSMNC continues for second day YANGON, 23 Nov-The 6th Plenary Meeting of the 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee continued for the second day at Wizaya Mingala Dhamma Thabin Hall on Kaba Aye Hill in Mayangon Township here this morning.[ more + ] Officials urged to take innovative measures for ensuring sustainable development in industrial sector NAY PYI TAW, 23 Nov-The Ministry of Industry-2 held the coordination meeting at the ministry, here, yesterday morning.[ more + ] 10th Conference of GPs held in Pathein YANGON, 23 Nov-The Society of General Practitioners of the Myanmar Medical Association held the 10th Annual General Conference at MMA (Pathein) Hall in Pathein on 9 November, with an address by Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Maj-Gen Kyaw Swe.[ more + ] Dinner hosted to mark Depavali Day YANGON, 23 Nov - Myanmar Tamil Hindu Foundation (Central) hosted a dinner at Strand Hotel on Strand Road here yesterday, to mark Depavali Day.[ more + ] Agreed Minutes of 9th Round of Myanmar-India Foreign Office Consultations inked YANGON, 23 Nov-The signing ceremony of the Agreed Minutes of the 9th Round of Myanmar-India Foreign Office Consultations was held at Chatrium Hotel at 8 a.m. on 23 November and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Thu and Foreign Secretary of India Mr Shivshankar Menon signed the Agreed Minutes.[ more + ] Reception for Myanmar Haji candidates held YANGON, 23 Nov-The Haji Scrutinizing and Selection Leading Committee under the Ministry of Religious Affairs held a reception for Myanmar Haji candidates for 2008-09 at Central Hotel, here, yesterday evening.[ more + ] Victory for Falcon Super Lubricants 2008 Promotion celebrated and new switch packaging introduced YANGON, 23 Nov- The victory celebration for Falcon Super Lubricants 2008 Promotion and introduction of new switch packaging, organized by Han Myanmar Company Limited and Falcon Super Lubricants was held at Park Royal in Dagon township yesterday.[ more + ] Old students of Yangon Institute of Medicine-2 to pay respects to teachers YANGON, 23 Nov- A ceremony to pay respects to teachers by old students who had studied at Yangon Institute of Medicine-2 from 1969 to 1976 will be held at the Traders Hotel on 18 January 2009 and the get-together of the students will take place at Excel Tower on 17 January 2009.[ more + ] Traditional palm-leaf inscriptions donated to HRD NAY PYI TAW, 21 Nov - Mahlaing Township Peace and Development Council donated traditional palm-leaf inscriptions to Historical Research Department on 15 November. [ more + ] DHF prevention in Bahan, Dagon Myothit (South) YANGON, 23 Nov -Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint inspected out-break of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever, control and prevention tasks in Bahan and Dagon Myothit (South ) townships today.[ more + ] Fire Stations inspected YANGON, 23 Nov- Director-General U Myint Tun of Fire Service Department of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement on 20 November visited Kayan Township Fire Station, and inspected maintenance of fire engines and greening and beautifying of the station. The director-general also visited Thongwa Township Fire Station. [ more + ] MPMEEA holds 7th annual meeting YANGON, 23 Nov-Myanmar Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment Entrepreneurs' Association held the 7th annual meeting at UMFCCI Office Tower in Lanmadaw Township on 21 November.[ more + ] Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Traditional Cane-ball Contest concludes NAY PYI TAW, 23 Nov- The prizes presentation ceremony of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services' Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Traditional Cane-ball Contest-2008 was held at Aye Chan Phyo Office of the Southern Command Headquarters in Kaytumati Township on 21 November.[ more + ] Myanmar rowing team secures gold medal YANGON, 23 Nov-The Myanmar rowing team won the gold medal in the men's 10-oar rowing event held at the Her Royal Highness Princess' Cup Traditional Rowing Contest held at Pataya Beach in Thailand from 21 to 23 November.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 November 2008
Date of publication: 23 November 2008
Description/subject: State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee holds plenary meeting Yangon, 22 Nov – The 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee held the 6th plenary meeting at Wizaya Mingala Dhammathabin Hall on Kaba-Aye Hill in Mayangon Township here this morning.[ more + ] Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana, Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon, Nay Pyi Taw Lewe mark 88th Anniversary National Day Yangon, 21 Nov - The final match of the Third Grand Royal Challenge Cup 2008 and a prize-presentation ceremony took place in the football ground of Yangon Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna) at 3 p.m. today. Among the spectators was Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint. [ more + ] Health Department performs health care services in Labutta Township Yangon, 22 Nov – Deputy Director Dr Than Htain Win of the Health Department and party on 18 November met with village personnel for discussions on construction of the building at Zinywegyi village health care branch being built by Wah Wah Win Construction at Zinywegyi village in Labutta Township. [ more + ] 88th Anniversary National Day commemorative ceremonies held in Yangon Yangon, 22 Nov – The ceremonies to mark the 88th Anniversary National Day were held at Basic Education High Schools here this morning. [ more + ] Tatmadaw Weightlifting and Body-building Contests conclude Nay Pyi Taw, 22 Nov-The opening ceremony of the Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Cup Weightlifting and body-building Contests was held at station gymnasium of Northern Command Headquarters in Myitkyina on 15 November. Deputy Commander made an opening speech and opened the competition. [ more + ] Ministry of Construction coordination meeting concludes Nay Pyi Taw, 22 Nov- The final day of the coordination meeting of the Ministry of Construction was held at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw this morning, with an address by Minister for Construction Maj-Gen Saw Tun. [ more + ] Meeting for pharmaceutical sale agents 29 Nov Yangon, 22 Nov-The organizing committee for 55th Myanmar Medical Conference will meet with pharmaceutical sale agents at No. 249, hall (A) of Myanmar Medical Association on Theinbyu Road in Mingala Taungnyunt Township here on 29 November. [ more + ] Central Committee for Organizing MDA's Conference to meet medical companies on 31 Nov Yangon, 22 Nov-A meeting between the Central Committee for Organizing the 29th Myanmar Dental Association's Conference and those from companies that are engaged in dental medicines and dental medical equipment will be held at Traders Hotel on Sule Pagoda Road here on 30 November. [ more + ] Silkwares put on special sales Yangon, 22 Nov-Shwe Nan Taw Win Silkware Shop introduced sales of Mikko, Again, Ella Moss and Veroni brands silkware made in Thailand as sole agent at its hall at No. 21/SR on Saya San Road in Bahan Township this morning.[ more + ] Bridge construction on Toungoo-Leiktho-Yado-Loikaw-Hopong road inspected Nay Pyi Taw, 22 Nov - Chairman of Kayah State Peace and Development Council Brig-Gen Win Myint on 7 November inspected progress of construction of Loilemlay Station Hospital at Loilemlay village in Loikaw Township and gave necessary instructions. [ more + ] MOC Chairman's Cup & 10th ISD Boxing C'ships commences Yangon, 22 Nov-The opening ceremony of the 3rd Myanmar Olympic Committee Chairman's Cup A Class (2008) and the 10th Inter-State/Division novice B class and C class Championships were held at Padethar Gymnasium in South Okkalapa Township this afternoon. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Nationalistic spirit essential for perpetuation of independence and sovereignty".....ARTICLES: "Prospering Matupi Township of Chin State Article : Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine); Photos : Htay Aung (Kyemon)..."Kyweku-Kyaukphya Bridge contributes to development of Myeik" Article : Myint Maung Soe; Photos : Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt)
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 November 2008
Date of publication: 22 November 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends National Day message Government working hard to ensure equitable development of whole Union Nay Pyi Taw, 22 Nov-The following is a translation of the full text of the 88th Anniversary National Day message sent by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe. [ more + ] Myanmar win Grand Royal Challenge Cup 2008 Yangon, 21 Nov - The final match of the Third Grand Royal Challenge Cup 2008 and a prize-presentation ceremony took place in the football ground of Yangon Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna) at 3 p.m. today. Among the spectators was Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint. [ more + ] Chinese goodwill delegation on study tour of Mandalay Nay Pyi Taw, 21 Nov - The visiting goodwill delegation led by Mr Zhang Gaoli, member of Central Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China and Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, accompanied by Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Guan Mu and officials, arrived at Mandalay International Airport from Nay Pyi Taw on 19 November. [ more + ] Excursion to S'pore for over-14 students Yangon, 21 Nov-National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University will co-organize a two-week academic excursion camp under the arrangements of AT&S Co Ltd in Singapore. [ more + ] Labutta Tsp to get sufficient water Yangon, 21 Nov-Ms. Rose Marie, on behalf of International Organization for Migration (IOM), donated 10 beds, and prefabricated health clinics to Pyinsalu Station Hospital in Labutta Township through Deputy Director-General of the Department of Health Dr Kyaw Nyunt Sein at the medical facility on 17 November. [ more + ] Requirements of BEHSs in PyinOoLwin fulfilled Yangon, 21 Nov - Director-General of No. 2 Basic Education Department U Aye Lwin inspected basic education high schools in PyinOoLwin Township yesterday. [ more + ] MEB publishes Matriculation Exam Questions and Answers Yangon, 21 Nov – Myanmar Examination Board has published the book (Myanmar, English and Math) containing the matriculation exam questions for 2008 tested in States and Divisions and their answers. [ more + ] MWAF holds roundtable discussions in Bago Yangon, 21 Nov -Rehabilitation and Reintegration working group of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation organized a round-table discussion at Thukhamein and Hnget Khar Cheroot in Ward 7 of Oaktha Myothit in Bago on 18 November. [ more + ] Literary talks in Hpa-an Yangon, 21 Nov-Organized by Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association, literary talks hailing Sarsodaw Day (1370-ME) were held at Zwekapin Hall in Hpa-an Township in Kayan State on 19 November. [ more + ] Invitation cards for doyen literati Yangon, 21 Nov- Organized by Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association, a ceremony to pay respect to doyen literati in commemoration of Sarsodaw Day will be held at Yangon City Hall here on 2 December. [ more + ] 20th Myanmar Para Sports Competitions concluded Yangon, 21 Nov-The 20th Myanmar Para Sports Competitions took place from 14 November to 19 November. In the competitions, the Ministry of Commerce team secured Championship Trophy with twenty-seven gold, twenty-two silver and seven bronze.[ more + ] Mayor's Cup Tennis winners Yangon, 21 Nov - The final match of the 4th Yangon Mayor's Cup Tennis Tournament took place at Theinbyu Tennis Court yesterday. Next, prize presentation ceremony followed. Officials presented cash awards to winners of U-12, U-14 and U-16 boys' single. [ more + ] Fisheries Department holds coord meeting, prize presentation ceremony Yangon, 21 Nov -A coordination meeting of Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries was held at the meeting hall of the department in Ahlon Township here yesterday with an address by Director-General U Khin Maung Aye. [ more + ] Courses of Education and Training Department conclude Yangon, 21 Nov -The closing ceremony of Management Course No. (29/30), Advanced Domestic Course No. (19), Vocational Training Course (Rattan/Bamboo) Course No (6) and Clerical Course No. (56/57) was held at Central Training School of Education and Training Department of the Ministry for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs on Myawady Mingyi Street in Ward 51 of Dagon Myothit (North) here today with an address by Deputy Director-General U Win Aung of the department. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 November 2008
Date of publication: 21 November 2008
Description/subject: MoU on economic and trade cooperation signed Yangon, 20 Nov - A ceremony to sign an MoU on cooperation in economic and trade sectors between the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and China Chamber of International Commerce, Tianjin Chamber of Commerce was held at the Sedona Hotel on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road here on 18 November. [ more + ] Ministry of EP-1 holds coord meeting Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov-The coordination meeting of the Ministry of Electric Power No. 1 was held at the ministry on 17 and 18 November. [ more + ] Students in Moneko, Kyugok (Pangsang) receive stationery Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov - Chairman of Shan State (North) Peace and Development Council Commander of North-East Command Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut on 7 November visited the Basic Education High School in Moneko, Muse District, and presented stationery and food to students. [ more + ] CPT Ministry holds coord meeting Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov -A coordination meeting of the Ministry of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs 2008 was held at the meeting hall of the ministry here on 17 November with an address by Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw. [ more + ] Deputy Foreign Minister back from PRC Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov-Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Thu arrived back here by air today after paying an official visit to Kunming, Yunnan Province of the People's Republic of China from 16 to 20 November at the invitation of Vice-Governor of Yunnan Province Mr. Gu Zhaoxi. [ more + ] Union of Myanmar Ministry of Health Committee for Safety Checks on Milk Powder and Dairy Products Announcement No. 1/2008 1. The Government of the Union of Myanmar issued Announcement No. 41/2008 dated 9-10-2008 and Announcement No. 42/2008 dated 13-10-2008 stating the lists of various brands of milk powder contaminated with melamine that are unfit for human consumption after the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Industry-1 had tested some brands of milk powder in the market of Myanmar in order to ensure that there is no danger caused by milk powder contaminated with melamine. However, testing only once is not enough to guarantee that those tested brands of milk powder can be consumed for ever, and testing is to continue batch by batch. [ more + ] AMRI International Hospital introduced Yangon, 20 Nov -Organized by Vertex Co Ltd, a press meet to introduce International Health Care Center of AMRI Hospitals (Advanced Medicare and Research Institute Ltd) was held at the ballroom of Traders Hotel here on 16 November, attended by guests, medical experts and media men. [ more + ] Donation invited for self-reliant libraries Yangon, 20 Nov - A ceremony to donate plot, building, cash, media equipment and publications to self-reliant libraries in Yangon Division will be held on 1 December. Those wishing to donate cash and kind may contact Yangon Division Information and Public Relations Department at No (22/240, Pansodan Street, Yangon (Ph: 01-254270 and 01-371339). [ more + ] Air Bagan Open Golf Championships on 27 November Yangon, 20 Nov - Air Bagan Open Golf Championships , Organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA and mainly sponsored by Air Bagan Ltd, will be held at Pyin Oo Lwin Golf Club in PyinOoLwin of Mandalay Division from 27 to 30 November for the Second round of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009. [ more + ] Anti-Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever campaigns launched in five townships Yangon, 20 Nov- Vice-Chairman of Yangon City Development Com-mittee Vice-Mayor Col Maung Pa visited anti-Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever campaign launched in Mayangon Township under the arrangement of Health Department of the Ministry of Health and Health Department of Yangon City Development Committee yesterday morning. [ more + ] Respect paying ceremony on 22 Nov Yangon, 20 Nov-A ceremony to pay respects to Sayagyi U Sein Tin will be held at Maha Thantithukha Monastery in Tamway Township here at 3 p.m on 22 November. Those who took part in organizing Life of Buddha Show together with him and served the interest of Thanantana Dhamma Pala Federation in successive periods are invited to attend the ceremony. For further information, contact U Kyi Min (Ph: 535251 and 526276), U Kyaw Khin Myint (Ph: 372467 and 246077), U San Myint (Ph: 565292), Dr Hla Tun (Ph: 09 5014040 and 251489), U Aung Win (385127 and 380178), U Daewa Muni (Ph: 095123579 and 380178) and U R K Arnanda (Ph: 09 5000453 and 200090). [ more + ] Law graduates to hold third respects paying ceremony Yangon, 20 Nov-The old students of the Law Department of Yangon University who had graduated in law from 1975 until 1980 will hold the third respect paying ceremony at Karaweik Palace in Kandawgyi Gardens on 28 December. [ more + ] 239th Aungbarlay Lottery to be opened on 1 Dec Yangon, 20 Nov-The list of lucky numbers in the 239th Aungbarlay Lottery will be announced at Aungbarlay Lottery Division at No. 384 at the corner of Maha Bandoola Street and 37th Street in Kyauktada Township, here, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 1 December. [ more + ] Workshop for Facilitation of ASEAN-Japan Common Transport Statistics held Yangon, 20 Nov - Ministry of Transport organized a workshop for Facilitation of ASEAN-Japan Common Transport Statistics at Sedona here today. [ more + ] Special sale of Ministry of Industry-1 opens Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov - The opening of special sale organized by the Ministry of Industry-1 was held at the sports ground of No-1 Basic Education High School in Aunglan yesterday. Products of the ministry will be sold there from 8 a.m. to 8p.m. till 25 November. [ more + ] Training of Trainers on Respiratory Infection Control Course opens Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov - The Department of Health under the Ministry of Health and World Health Organization co-organized Training of Trainers on Respiratory Infection Control Course at the People's Hospital (1000-bed) here on 18 November. [ more + ] Coord meeting on organizing sports activities in December held Yangon, 20 Nov - A coordination meeting on organizing sports activities in December, 2008 was held at the meeting hall (1) in Aung San Stadium here yesterday with an address by Deputy Director-General U Thein Aung of Sports and Physical Education Department.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 November 2008
Date of publication: 20 November 2008
Description/subject: Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives Member of Political Bureau of CPC Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein received a delegation led by Mr Zhang Gaoli, Member of Central Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China and Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee at the Government Office, here, today. [ more + ] Chinese delegation arrives in Nay Pyi Taw Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov-A Chinese delegation led by Mr. Zhang Gaoli, Member of the Central Committee of Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China and Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, together with Mr. Guan Mu, Chinese Ambassador to the Union of Myanmar, arrived here this morning by special flight. [ more + ] Lt-Gen Tin Aye receives Chinese Delegation Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov-Mr. Zhang Gaoli, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee and party paid a courtesy call on Lt-Gen Tin Aye, Member of the State Peace and Development Council at Golden Palace Hotel, here, this afternoon. [ more + ] Two drilling machines unloaded Nay Pyi Taw 19, Nov-Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi inspected the direct unloading of two imported drilling machines and accessories onto Vessels Mottama (3) and Mottama (4) of the Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise at No. 2 Sule Wharf here on 16 November morning. [ more + ] Chinese Delegation arrives Yangon Yangon, 19 Nov-At the invitation of Member of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Tin Aye of the Ministry of Defence, a Chinese delegation led by Mr Zhang Gaoli, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee arrived here yesterday. [ more + ] Ministry of Industry-2 holds Technical Seminar Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov- Technical Seminar, held by Ministry of Industry-2 every week, took place at the assembly hall of the ministry yesterday. [ more + ] Environmental Conservation Committee meeting (8/2008) held Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov - The meeting of Environmental Conservation Committee (8/2008) was held at Kyunshwewar hall of the Ministry of Forestry here this morning. Chairman of Environmental Con-servation Committee Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung delivered an opening speech on the occasion. [ more + ] F & R Ministry coord meeting continues Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov - Ministry of Finance and Revenue continued its work coordination meeting at the ministry here today. [ more + ] Talks on World Toilet Day held Yangon, 19 Nov - Under the supervision of the Central Health Education Department of the Ministry of Health, health talks on World Toilet Day, which falls on 19 November, were held at Hotel Yangon on 8 November. Director Dr Khin Maung Lwin of the department clarified points on World Toilet Day.[ more + ] Government Employees Journal No. 1, Vol 6 in circulation Nay Pyi Taw, 19 Nov-The Government Employees Journal No.1 of Volume 6 of the Civil Service Selection and Training Board came out yesterday.[ more + ] MRCS donates toys to children Yangon, 19 Nov - Myanmar Red Cross Society donated toys to Shwegondaing Child Care Centre and youth training centers under the Social Welfare Department today. [ more + ] MWAF holds educative talks Yangon, 19 Nov-The Working Group of Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation held the educative talks at No. 3 Basic Education High School of Bago yesterday. [ more + ] Okkan holds centenary Yangon, 19 Nov-A ceremony to mark the centennial founding of Okkan town of Taikkyi Township was held at the town on 11 November. National Literary Award winner writer Kaung Thant and U Chit Naing (Chit Naing, Psychology), Director General of the Information and Public Relations Department cut the ribbon for the inauguration of inscription plaque.[ more + ] Alumni of University of Veterinary (Ygn) pay respects to retired faculty Yangon, 19 Nov - Alumni of University of Veterinary (Yangon) paid respects to retired faculty of the institute and held a get-together to mark the 30th special anniversary of their graduation. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 November 2008
Date of publication: 19 November 2008
Description/subject: More pylons to supply extra power YANGON, 18 Nov -Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint inspected driving bore pile for construction of No. 248 pylon of the power grid with the use of pilling machine at mile post No. 60 of Bago-Thongwa-Yangon Road near Thahtaykwin Sanpya Village in Thongwa Township yesterday. [ more + ] Myanmar book place for final YANGON, 18 Nov-Myanmar outclassed Malaysia 4-1 in the first semifinal match of the Third Grand Royal Challenge Cup 2008 held at Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna) here at 3 pm today.[ more + ] Mandalay Orthopedic Hospital and PyinOoLwin People's Hospital inspected NAY PYI TAW, 18 Nov-Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint, who arrived at the workplace of Mandalay Orthopedic Hospital Construction Project on 15 November, inspected the out-patient ward, the patient registration department, the patient diagnosis ward, the X-ray room, the intensive care unit, the operation theatre measures for greening of environs of the hospital and construction of wards.[ more + ] F & R Ministry holds work coordination meeting NAY PYI TAW, 18 Nov - Ministry for Finance and Revenue held its work coordination meeting at the ministry here today. [ more + ] MMCWA presents bicycles and aids to outstanding students and storm survivors YANGON, 18 Nov � A ceremony to present bicycles to outstanding students in the villages of Kyauktan, Kawhmu, Kungyangon and Twantay Townships and aids to storm survivors in Kungyangon Township by Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association was held at the office of Kungyangon Township Peace and Development Council on 14 November. [ more + ] MR for better transportation NAY PYI TAW, 17 Nov- A coordination meeting of Ministry of Rail Transportation was held at the ministry, here, this morning, attended by Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min.[ more + ] Winners of Air Bagan Open Golf Championships awarded YANGON, 18 Nov - Organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA, the fourth round event of Air Bagan Open Golf Champion-ships (Bagan Event) of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-09 was held in conjunction with the prize presentation ceremony at Bagan Resort Golf Club on 16 November, attended by Patron of MPGA and MGF Maj-Gen Win Hlaing (Retd), President U Teza, Vice-Presidents U Min Thein and U Zaw Min and executives and guests.[ more + ] Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Track and Field competitions open YANGON, 18 Nov-The opening ceremony of the 39th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Shield Track and Field competitions was held in Aung San Stadium yesterday morning.[ more + ] Natural Disaster Preparedness Management Course 9/2008 commences NAY PYI TAW, 18 Nov-The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement conducted Natural Disaster Preparedness Management Course No. 9/2008 at Dedaye Township Peace and Development Council Office yesterday morning.[ more + ] Mayor inspects water supply task, upgrading of roads YANGON, 17 Nov - Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspected drilling of Radial Collector Well in the staff quarter of the police force of YCDC in Kamayut Township today.[ more + ] IOL for eye patients donated NAY PYI TAW, 18 Nov-Optical lens for eye patients receiving treatment at Mandalay Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Hospital under the Ministry of Health were donated at the hospital on 15 November.[ more + ] MPMEEA to hold 7th plenary meeting YANGON, 18 Nov-Myanmar Phar-maceuticals and Medical Equipment Entrepreneurs' Association will hold its 7th plenary meeting at UMFCCI Office Tower in Lanmadaw Township at 2 p.m. on 21st November.[ more + ] Cricketers leave for Thailand YANGON, 18 Nov - Myanmar Youth Cricket Team comprising 15 members left here for Thailand by air yesterday to take part in ACC, U-17 Challenge Cup 2008 cricket competition to be held in Chiang Mai of Thailand from 17 to 23 November. [ more + ] CICS (Phaunggyi) opens clerical course YANGON, 18 Nov-The Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaunggyi) opened basic clerical course No. 129 at Ohntaw Hall of the institute this morning, with an address by Rector of CICS U Win Maung.[ more + ] Corrigendum Please read Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Aloke Sen instead of Mr Bhaskar Kumar Mitra in the news item � Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh of Republic of India� on page 7 of 15 November issue of NLM.[ more + ] Copyrigh
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 November 2008
Date of publication: 18 November 2008
Description/subject: Minister fulfils needs for development of Ayethaya Industrial Zone YANGON, 17 Nov - Ayethaya Industrial Zone In-charge Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi, accompanied by Deputy Commander of Eastern Command Col Chit Oo, met with executive directors of the foundry at Ayethaya Industrial Zone in Taunggyi on 15 November.[ more + ] Untimely rains NAY PYI TAW, 17 Nov-According to the (5 p.m.) MST observation today, the tropical storm �Noul� over Vietnam's south coast continued to move eastwards.[ more + ] Golf Tournament for the Disabled on 19 Nov YANGON, 16 Nov - Under the aegis of Sports and Physical Education Department and Myanmar Disabled Sports Federation, the 20th Golf Tournament for the Disabledwill be held at Tatmadaw Golf Course on 19 November.[ more + ] Health Minister meets faculty members of Mandalay medical universities NAY PYI TAW, 17 Nov-Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint met rectors, professor heads of department, lecturers, assistant lecturers and officials of Mandalay University of Medicine, University of Dental Medicine, University of Pharmacy, University of Paramedical Science, University of Nursing and University of Traditional Medicine at Mandalay University of Medicine on 14 November afternoon. [ more + ] USDA Secretariat member attends dinner in honour of artistes and technicians YANGON, 17 Nov-The Union Solidarity and Development Association held dinner in honour of artistes and technicians who had helped a hand in the video feature named �Tomorrow of Aye-yawady�, which hailed USDA's Annual General Meeting for 2008 at Karaweik Palace in Kandawgyi Gardens yesterday.[ more + ] Myanmar trounces Philippines 6-0 YANGON, 17 Nov-Myanmar trounced the Philippines 6-0 at the round robin event of the Asia U-16 women's qualifier in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, today. [ more + ] Myanmar team to take part in ASEAN Competition, Malaysia YANGON, 17 Nov-A 14-member Myanmar team left here by air for Malaysia on 10 November to participate in the seventh ASEAN Skill Competition to be held in Kuala Lumpur from 11 to 18 November.[ more + ] Health Minister receives Ambassador of EU Representative Office NAY PYI TAW, 17 Nov-Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint received Ambassador Mr Friedrich Hamburger of Bangkok-based EU Representative Office, who has completed his tour of duties, at the ministry here at 10 a.m. today.[ more + ] Earthquake Report YANGON, 17 Nov - A strong earthquake of intensity 7.5 Richter Scale with its epicenter about 2,000 miles south-east of Kaba-Aye Seismological observatory outside of Myanmar (Indonesia) was recorded at (23) hrs, (39) min, (46) sec MST on 16th November 2008, Meteo-rology and Hydrology Department announced today. [ more + ] 20th eye specialists' conference opens YANGON, 17 Nov - Myanmar Medical Association opened 20th ophthalmologists' con-ference at the association here today.[ more + ] Literary talks in Loikaw YANGON, 17 Nov -Executive Committee members of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association U Myo Thant (Maung Hsu Shin), U Hla Tun (Hla Tun-Twantay) and U Maung Maung Oo (Hein Latt) gave literary talks in Loikaw from 10 to 13 November.[ more + ] Insein No. 1 BEHS' old students to pay respects on 21 December YANGON, 16 Nov - The old students of Insein No. 1 Basic Education High School have planned to hold the respect paying ceremony at the school on 21 December.[ more + ] Banks meet NAY PYI TAW, 17 Nov-The 105th meeting of Supervisory Committee for Banks of Ministry of Finance and Revenue and executive board of Myanmar Banking Association was held at the Ministry of Finance and Revenue, here, this morning, with an address by Minister for Finance and Revenue Maj-Gen Hla Tun.[ more + ] Cash donation for storm-hit regions YANGON, 17 Nov - A ceremony to donate cash to storm-affected areas was held at the Central Bank of Myanmar (branch) under the Ministry of Finance and Revenue here today.[ more + ] MWAF conducts knowledge multiplier programme YANGON, 17 Nov-The Working Group of Trafficking in Women and Children and that of Rehabilitation and Reintegration of the Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation held its programme of discussing knowledge and disseminating education at the training centre for young girls in Mayangon township on 15 November.[ more + ] Dy Health Minister inspects testing of milk powder, diary products YANGON, 17 Nov-Deputy Minister for Health Dr Paing Soe gave instructions on the occasion in the test for the melamine content in sample milk powder and dairy products by melamine test kit at the meeting hall of Food and Drug Administration here, on 15 November.[ more + ] Use of ingredients for making bread, cakes and other snacks to be demonstrated YANGON, 17 Nov- The demonstration of making bread, cakes and other snacks will be conducted free of charge by foreign Chefs at Parkroyal Hotel here from 12 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 12 December, with the use of premix of AIC Ingredient Sdn Bhd, a variety of margarine and BOS of LAMSOON Edible Oil Sdn Bhd of Malaysia, chocolate raw materials of Indonesia, KRAFT Cheese of USA, fruit fillings and mayonnaise of MOLLY of Thailand.[ more + ] Basic English Course for women opens YANGON, 17 Nov-Organized by the education sub-working group of Social and Culture Working Groups of the Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, the basic English language course for women will be opened at No. 2 Basic Education High School in Sangyoung township.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 November 2008
Date of publication: 17 November 2008
Description/subject: 50-ton Paper Mill (Thabaung) opens Prime Minister urges officials to establish bamboo, tree plantations NAY PYI TAW, 16 Nov- Prime Minister General Thein Sein this morning attended the opening of a 50-ton advanced Paper Mill (Thabaung) held at the Paper and Pulp Factory (Thabaung) of Myanmar Paper and Chemical Industries under the Ministry of Industry-1 in Thabaung Township, Ayeyawady Division and unveiled the signboard of the paper mill. [ more + ] Minister for Transport arrives back from 14th ASEAN Transport Ministers' Meeting in Philippines NAY PYI TAW, 16 Nov � Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe attended the 14th ASEAN Transport Ministers' Meeting and 7th ASEAN-China Transport Ministers' Meeting and 6th ASEAN-Japan Transport Ministers' Meeting held in Manila, the Philippines from 6 to 7 November.[ more + ] Health Minister meets rectors and faculty members of Universities of Medicine NAY PYI TAW, 16 Nov - Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint met with the Rectors, the Professors, faculty members and officials of the Medical Universities under the Medical Science Deaprtment at the theater of University of Medicine (1) on Lanmadaw in Yangon on 14 November morning. [ more + ] STI Education to run training course for certificate in teaching English to young learners and teenagers YANGON, 16 Nov- In cooperation with London Teacher Training College (LTTC), STI Education will run a training course for certificate in teaching English to young learners (aged 4-11) and teenagers (aged 12-16).[ more + ] Ulsan Hyundai beat Vietnam 4-1 YANGON, 16 Nov-3rd Grand Royal Challenge Cup-2008 Football Tournament continued at Thuwunna Football Stadium at 3:30 p.m. today.[ more + ] Air Bagan Open Golf Championships continues YANGON, 16 NOV-Air Bagan Open Golf Championships of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009 organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA continued at Bagan Resort Golf Clug in Bagan yesterday.[ more + ] Cash donation for respect paying YANGON, 16 Nov - Old engineering students (civil) of University of Technology made cash donations to hold third respect paying ceremony for to teachers at home and abroad, at Myanmar Engineer Society in University of Hline Campus on 8 November.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 November 2008
Date of publication: 16 November 2008
Description/subject: Special Projects help develop Union, improve living conditions of entire national people and serve long-term interests of future generations Senior General Than Shwe gives guidance at Coordination Meeting (1/2008) of Special Projects Implementation Committee Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov - The Special Projects Implementation Committee held its coordination meeting (1/2008) at the office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army) here at 2 p.m. yesterday, attended by Chairman of the Committee Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends informal meeting of BIMSTEC Heads of Government Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov- Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein on 13 November attended the informal meeting of Heads of Government of BIMSTEC member countries held at Shahjehan Hall of the Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi, the Republic of India.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Chief Adviser of Caretaker Government of Bangladesh Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov - Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein met Chief Adviser of the Caretaker Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed at Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi at 3.45 p.m on 13 November. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein, Heads of Government of BIMSTEC member countries call on Indian President Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov -Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein and Heads of Government of BIMSTEC member countries, who were in the Republic of India to attend the Second BIMSTEC Summit, called on Indian President Mrs Pratibha Patil at Rashtrapati Bhawar in New Delhi at 5 pm on 13 November. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Nepalese counterpart Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov -Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein met Nepalese Prime Minister Mr Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda at Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi at 4.15 p.m. IST on 13 November.[ more + ] Minister U Nyan Win meets Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Sri Lankan counterparts Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov-Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win met Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury at 10.30 a.m. on 12 November morning, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Upendra Yadav of the Nepal at 1.45 p.m. and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr R Bagollagama of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at 2.15 p.m. at Hyderabad House in New Delhi of the Republic of India. [ more + ] Policemen honoured for exposing thefts Yangon, 15 Nov-These days, thefts of goods onboard highway trucks occur time and again, and accordingly, the Myanmar Police Force made investigation into the cases. The investigation led to arrest of five offenders including Teza Aung (a) Bu Koe together with the exhibits by members of Mingaladon Township and Shwepyitha Township Police Forces. [ more + ] Broadcast of Mandalay FM Radio to be extended Yangon, 15 Nov- Test-broadcast of Mandalay FM Radio has been conducted since 3 April 2008. During the test-broadcast, its programme runs daily from 5.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m, accounting for 15 hours per day. [ more + ] UMFCCI, FICCI hold talks on economic cooperation Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov - A meeting between the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry was held at FCCI Office in New Delhi on 12 November. [ more + ] A & I Minister receives Swedish Minister-Counsellor Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov- Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo met Minister-Counsellor Mr Benet Ekman of the Bangkok-based Swedish Embassy, at the hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation in Nay Pyi Taw at 5.30 p.m. on 13 November. [ more + ] English Proficiency Course opened Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov- The Ministry of Immigration and Population opened the English Proficiency Course at the ministry here yesterday morning, attended by Minister for Immigration and Population Maj-Gen Saw Lwin, Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Win Sein, officials of the departments under the ministry, demonstrators and trainees. [ more + ] Deputy Minister inspects maintenance of Yangon-Mandalay railroad Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov - Deputy Minister for Rail Transportation U Pe Than inspected maintenance of Yangon-Mandalay railroad section, bridges and station yard between Yangon and Bago on 4 November. [ more + ] Cash and kind donated to doyen literati Yangon, 15 Nov - Well-wishers donated cash and kind to Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association for the ceremony to pay respect to doyen literati in commemoration of Sarsodaw Day. Among the donations made on 13 November were K 0.8 million by Committee for Organizing literary talks to mark Sarsodaw Day (Tachilek), K 0.5 million by Thaninthayi Division Peace and Development Council, K 0.2 million by U Kyaw Khaing and Daw Khin Khin Aye (Shaesaung Offset and Myanma Ahla Construction), K 50,000 each by U Chit Naing U (Chit Naing, Psychology) Naing Publishing House and hand bags and books worth K 0.2 million by Dr U San Tin Aung (Shwe Bo). [ more + ] Sports Minister opens 20th Myanmar Para Sports Competition, 14th ISD Aerobic Tournament Yangon, 15 Nov - The opening of the 20th Myanmar Para Sports Competiotion held at Aung San Stadium here this afternoon. [ more + ] Vice-Mayor inspects tax-free markets Yangon, 15 Nov -Vice-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Vice-Mayor Col Maung Pa inspected the sale of rice, edible oil, vegetables, fish and prawn, personal goods, fruits and flowers at tax-free markets in Tamway, Dagon Myothit (North) and Dagon Myothit (South) Townships this morning.[ more + ] Storm News Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Nov-The Meteorology and Hydrology Department issued an announcement that according to the observation at 3:30 p.m. today, Cyclone Khai Muk that has occurred in the Southwest Bay of Bengal crossed near Machilipatanam at the coast of Andhra Pradesh in the Republic of India. It is forecast to move the Northwestwards as inland storm. [ more + ] Midwifery course concludes Yangon, 15 Nov - Jointly conducted by Yangon Division Health Committee and Maternal and Child Welfare Supervisory Committee, the fourth midwifery course concluding ceremony was held Sabei hall of No. 2 Basic Education High School of Sangyoung Township in Yangon West District on 11 October afternoon. [ more + ] SWRR Minister receives Japanese Ambassador Yangon, 15 Nov-Member of Natural Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe received Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Yasuaki Nogawa at the hall of Fire Services Department (Head Office) in Mayangon Township on 13 November. [ more + ] Seinle Shwepyi Journal Vol 5, No. 24 comes out Yangon, 15 Nov- Seinle Shwepyi Journal Vol 5, No. 24 has been distributed on 13 November. [ more +
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 November 2008
Date of publication: 15 November 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe attends coordination meeting (1/2008) of Special Projects Implementation Committee SPIC implementing special projects, infrastructures, which are conducive to State's development Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov - The coordination meeting (1/2008) of the Special Projects Implementation Committee was held at the office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army) this afternoon. Chairman of the Committee Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe attended the meeting and gave guidance. [ more + ] Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister on his return from India Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe welcomed back Prime Minister General Thein Sein at Nay Pyi Taw Airport at 11 a.m. today.[ more + ] Establishment of FTA can facilitate high regional efficiency and more economic cooperation between BIMSTEC member countries Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends opening of Second BIMSTEC Summit Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov -Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein attended the opening of the Second BIMSTEC Summit held at Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi, the Republic of India, at 10.15 a.m. yesterday. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein arrives in New Delhi Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein left here by special aircraft at 10 a.m. on 12 November to attend the 2nd Summit on the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) to be held in New Delhi of the Republic of India and arrived at Indira Gandhi International Airport at 2 p.m. Indian Standard Time in New Delhi of India. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh of the Republic of India Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov - Prime Minister General Thein Sein of the Union of Myanmar met with Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh of the Republic of India at the latter's residence in New Delhi at 5 p.m. IST on 12 November. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Indian Prime Minister Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein attended a dinner hosted in honour of the Heads of Government of BIMSTEC member countries by Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh at Hotel ITC Maurya in New Delhi of India at 8 p.m. IST on 12 November. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein received Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Manuchehr Mottaki and party of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the Government Office, here at 5 pm today. [ more + ] Foreign Minister meets Iranian counterpart Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov - At the invitation of U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, the Iranian Delegation led by Mr Manuchehr Mottaki, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, arrived here today by special aircraft to pay a goodwill visit to Myanmar. [ more + ] SHINE to holds educational seminars, workshops in November Yangon, 14 Nov-The SHINE Universal Services, an educational service organization, will hold seminars and workshops of some educational institutions of Singapore in November.[ more + ] Special weather report Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov- The cyclonic storm over the Southwest Bay of Bengal has further intensified and continued to move slowly Northwestwards. According to the observation at (4.30 p.m.) MST today, it is centered at about (240) miles Northeast of Chennai at East Coast of the Republic of India and forecast to move slowly Northwestwards and cross Peeha Coast of East of the Republic of India next 24 hours. [ more + ] Directorate of Trade to organize Export/Import Procedures Course No. 34 Yangon, 14 Nov � Directorate of Trade of the Ministry of Commerce will organize Export/Import Procedures Course No. 34 at Directorate of Trade (Yangon Office) on Strand Road in December. [ more + ] Air Bagan Open Golf Championships continues Yangon, 14 Nov-The Air Bagan Open Golf Championships, jointly organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA, continued at Bagan Golf Resort in Bagan this morning. [ more + ] L&F Minister inspects Breeding Zone (1) in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Nov - Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein inspected milch cow farm of U Win Shwe at Breeding Zone (1) in Kangyi village of Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon on 12 November and gave instructions on boosting production of milk and dairy products. [ more + ] FETP course for health staff Yangon, 14 Nov-Training for Trainers on Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP) was opened at Health Department of Ministry of Health in Nay Pyi Taw on 12 November, with an address by Deputy Minister for Health Dr Mya Oo. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 November 2008
Date of publication: 14 November 2008
Description/subject: THERE IS CURRENTLY NO FULL-TEXT VERSION OF THIS ISSUE OF NLM...GO TO THE URL SHOWN AND FROM "PREVIOUS" GO TO THE ISSUE FOR 14 NOVEMBER... District-to-district road No. 2, construction of bridge in Kyaikto Township inspected NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov - Maj-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence met with servicemen and their family members of battalions and units in Kyaikto Station on 9 November. [ more + ] Yeywa Hydel Power Project to generate over 3,550 million kwh yearly on completion NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov - Minister for Electric Power No. 1 Col Zaw Min visited Yeywa Hydel Power Project yesterday and gave instructions to officials concerned. [ more + ] 174 drug-related cases exposed in October NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov-The Tatmadaw, Myanmar Police Force and Customs Department exposed 174 drug-related cases in October 2008.[ more + ] Health Minister attends WHO Congress on Traditional Medicine in China NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov - The Myanmar delegation led by Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint attended the WHO Congress on Traditional Medicine held in Beijing of the People's Republic of China from 7 to 9 November.[ more + ] Notice to mariner issued NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov-Chinnery Assets Ltd that is undertaking joint venture tasks in oil exploration work together with Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise will conduct the 3D Marine Seismic Acquisition Survey at AD-6 Block of Rakhine offshore by MV CGG Harmattan from 23 November to 10 December.[ more + ] EP No (2) Minister visits Myaungdaga main power station (branch) YANGON, 13 Nov � Minister for Electric Power No (2) Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint together with officials of Yangon City Electric Power Supply Board visited Myaungdaga main power station (branch) in Hmawby Township yesterday and inspected progress of Kamanat (Bago)-Myaungdaga 230 KV power grid, examination on voltage of Switch Yard, installation of 230 KV power lines between Hlawga and Hlinethaya and supply and distribution of power at control panel in control room. [ more + ] Minister meets villagers in Taungtha Township NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov - Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung met village people at Basic Education Primary School in Ayeywa village, Taungtha Township on 8 November. The minister visited farmer U San Aung's plantations of peanut, cotton and pigeon pea and sample seed groundnut.[ more + ] Over K 366 mln, 35,000 books donated to libraries in Bago Division YANGON, 13 Nov - A ceremony to donate cash, books and furniture to libraries in Bago Division, was held at the City Hall in Bago on 10 November. [ more + ] Appointment of Ambassador agreed on NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov-The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of HE Mr Nikolaos Vamvounakis as Ambassador Extraor-dinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Union of Myanmar.[ more + ] Storm News NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov-The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology issued an announcement that the according to the observations at 6.30 p.m today, the depression over southeast of the Bay of Bengal is centering at sea, 300 miles southeast of Chennai, the eastern coast of India. It is forecast to move the south-west. [ more + ] Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Wushu Competition held in Mandalay NAY PYI TAW, 13 Nov -The 15th Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services' Shield Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Wushu Competition 2008 was opened at Bahtoo Gymnasium in Chanayethazan Township, Mandalay, on 8 November morning.[ more + ] Respect paying ceremony on 22 Nov YANGON, 13 Nov-A ceremony to pay respects to Sayagyi U Sein Tin will be held at Maha Thantithukha Monastery in Tamway Township here at 3 p.m on 22 November. Those who took part in organizing Life of Buddha Show together with him and served the interest of Thanantana Dhamma Pala Federation in successive periods are invited to attend the ceremony. For further information, contact U Kyi Min (Ph: 535251 and 526276), U Kyaw Khin Myint (Ph: 372467 and 246077), U San Myint (Ph: 565292), Dr Hla Tun (Ph: 09 5014040 and 251489), U Aung Win (385127 and 380178), U Daewa Muni (Ph: 095123579 and 380178) and U R K Arnanda (Ph: 09 5000453 and 200090). [ more + ] MFPTMA Executive leaves for India YANGON, 13 Nov - Executive U Kyaw Sein of Myanmar Forest Products and Timber Merchants Association left here for New Delhi of India yesterday to attend the 2nd Summit on the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) to be held in New Delhi, the Republic of India on 13 November. [ more + ] Shwe Naing-Ngan journal in circulation YANGON, 13 Nov-Shwe Naing-Ngan journal, Vol 7, No. 13, has come out recently.[ more + ] Air Bagan Open Golf Championships commences YANGON, 13 Nov- The Air Bagan Open Golf Championships, the first contest of Myanmar Golf Tour 2008-2009, jointly organized by Myanmar Golf Federation and Myanmar PGA, was opened at Bagan Golf Resort in Bagan this morning.[ more + ] Commander's Shield Volleyball Tournament concludes YANGON, 13 Nov - Yangon Command Commander's Shield Volleyball Tournament concluded at the stadium of the command in Hline Township on 10 November. [ more + ] Mamee presents prizes to winners YANGON, 13 Nov - Myanmar Mamee Double Decker Ltd presented prizes to lucky draw winners at the factory of Myanmar Mamee Double Decker Ltd in Mingaladon Industrial Zone, here on10 November.[ more + ] Branches of MADB inspected YANGON, 13 Nov �U Tin Lwan, Managing-Director of Agricultural Development Bank looked into branch in Taungdwingyi and Aung Lan on 10 November. He gave instructions on bank loan for 2008 year monsoon season and loan from Myanmar Economic Banks to 11 township level managers of Magway and Thayet District.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 November 2008
Date of publication: 13 November 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sees off Prime Minister General Thein Sein on his departure for New Delhi: NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe saw off Prime Minister General Thein Sein at Nay Pyi Taw Airport at 10 a.m today. [ more + ] Development of Asin model village in Ye Township inspected NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov -Maj-Gen Tha Aye of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Mon State Peace and Development Council Commander of South-East Command Maj-Gen Thet Naing Win and officials inspected frozen at the cold storage of fish of Myat Thura Co Ltd at Asin model village in Ye Township on 8 November. [ more + ] Buddha Pujaniya held at Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) YANGON, 12 Nov-The 13th ceremony of Buddha Pujaniya, the consecration, offering of Shwekyar Thingan (robes) and donation of rice was held at Sacred Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon), here, this morning, attended by Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence and wife Daw Khin Thet Htay.[ more + ] Meritorious deeds, ceremonies to mark Samaññaphala Day at pagodas, religious buildings across the nation YANGON, 12 Nov-Today is Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon (Samañña-phala Day). In Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon, Mathoe Thingan and Shwekyar Thingan (robes) were offered at the pagodas dedicated to the Lord Buddha. Moreover, the Buddhist people performed meritorious deeds as Kathina robes and alms were offered to members of the Sangha in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana, Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon and Nay Pyi Taw Lewe.[ more + ] Bodh Gaya Myanmar Monastery holds Kathina robe-offering ceremony in India YANGON, 12 Nov-Minister for Religious Affairs Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung together with the Myanmar ambassador to India and embassy staff offered a dawn meal to 27 abbots of Myanmar monasteries in Bihar State, the Republic of India, at Bodh Gaya Myanmar monastery on 4 November.[ more + ] Forestry Minister performs regional development tasks in Ingapu Township YANGON, 12 Nov-Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung attended the opening of Aung Myin Thu Library of Alesu Village in Ingapu Township on 9 November. The library which measuries 20 feet by 15 feet was built at a cost of K 1.5 million. [ more + ] Nay Pyi Taw lively with activities on Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov -Local people and service personnel performed meritorious deeds and relaxed at the gardens and recreation centres here, today, the fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon, a public holiday.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister visits Thagaya Industrial Region NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov - Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein inspected progress on construction of Technical Training School, Multipurpose use Diesel Engine Factory and Hydropower Turbine and Generator Factory projects and installation of machines being implemented by the Ministry of Industry-2 at Thagaya Industrial Region in Yedashe Township, Bago Division this afternoon and gave instructions on timely completion of the projects. [ more + ] Grandmas receive home care in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov-Under the programme for providing home care to elder persons, Leader of the Rehabilitation and Reintegration Working Group of the Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation Daw Tin Tin Nwe, together with Secretary of Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township Women's Affairs Organization Daw Win Myint Cho and party, donated medicine, snacks, and K 2000 each to six old women in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township on 7 November.[ more + ] Storm news NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov-According to the observations conducted at 6.30 a.m today, a depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal is moving northwest. It is forecast to get intensified, announced the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.[ more + ] 7th Annual Conference of Asia Maritime & Fisheries Universities Forum 2008 held YANGON, 12 Nov - The 7th Annual Conference of Asia Maritime & Fisheries Universities Forum 2008 was held at the hall of Myanmar Maritime University here this morning. [ more + ] Win Thuza department store opened in Nay Pyi Taw NAY PYI TAW, 12 Nov -A ceremony to open Win Thuza department store under the Ministry of Industry-1 was held at the room No. 148 of Shopping Complex in Nay Pyi Taw Thiriyadana Market this morning. It was attended by Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin, Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo, Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung, Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw, Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein, heads of departments and enter-prises under the Ministry of Industry-1 and members of social organizations.[ more + ] Myanmar trounce Singapore 11-0 YANGON, 12 Nov-The qualifying round for the AFC U-16 Women's Championship continued at Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia at 4 pm Malaysian Standard Time today.[ more + ] KMD wins awards of NCC YANGON, 12 Nov- KMD Computer Center clarified on winning of awards presented by NCC Education (UK) in a ceremony held at Cafe Blues Hall on Maha Bandoola Street, here, yesterday.[ more + ]"PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture younger generation for major industries"...ARTICLE: "Yeywa Hydropower Project, the largest of its kind in Myanmar" by Maung Maung Htwe (MNA).
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 November 2008
Date of publication: 12 November 2008
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Harvesting of 10-acre monsoon paddy demonstrated in Dawei District...Myanmar and Bangladesh held to goalless draw in debut of 3rd Grand Royal Challenge Cup...Mandalay medical students to hold ceremony of paying respects and get-together...Knowledge on fish resource conservation talked...MFPTMA to compete in ASEAN Skills Competitions...Natural Disaster Preparedness and Management Course No. 7/2008 opens...Works of breeding farms inspected in Pyinmabin...Minister visits Mann natural gas-fired power plant in Minbu...Earthquake report...Testing of market sample of milk powder and milk products continues...Minister visits education colleges...MDA educative talks on 16 Nov...YGN University of Medicine (2) to hold respect-paying ceremony...Book on international social etiquette in circulation...Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Secure and Smooth Transport meets...Annual general meeting of MPMEEA on 21 November...Development of the State and the people calls for high intellectual power, good morale, diligence and efforts of each and every citizen -- Special Refresher Course No. 33 for Basic Education Teachers opened..... PERSPECTIVES: "Hear Samaññaphala Sutta on Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon".....ARTICLES: "Myanmar named winner of two awards at China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning" Article and photos by Soe Nyunt (Kyemon)..."Kyauksauk Dam in Myaing Township transforms croplands to farmlands" Article: Kyaw Sein; Photo: Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt).
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Date of entry/update: 12 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 November 2008
Date of publication: 11 November 2008
Description/subject: Prime Minister General Thein Sein to attend second Summit on BIMSTEC... 4th Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Exhibition opens...Commander, Minister inspect Tagaung Hill Nickel Project...Minister discusses engine modification with Chinese guests...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Applied Pharmaceutical Management Course concludes...Work coordination meeting on judiciaries held... Construction of Dawei University's main building inspected... UMFCCI wins two first prizes at 5th China-ASEAN Expo... Having the sense of national duty by every individual can forge national unity -- Special refresher course No. 67 for basic education teachers opens... Bio-gas digesters and usefulness demonstrated... Commander, Minister inspect Tagaung Hill Nickel Project... Minister supervises functions of Immigration and National Registration Dept... Myanmar, DPRK hold talks... Minister discusses engine modification with Chinese guests...Diploma in Banking Course No. 2 opens... Applied Pharmaceutical Management Course concludes... Work coordination meeting on judiciaries held... Kyaikmaraw Township Red Cross gets new office... Staff get encouragement... Myanmar Women lose to Australia...Bio-gas digesters and usefulness demonstrated... Myanmar-Thai Challenge... 100 orthopaedic specialists attend 2nd mid-year conference..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost trade and investment through cooperation in agricultural, industrial and energy sectors".....ARTICLE: "Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Multi-purpose Dam Project to irrigate farmlands and generate electricity" -- Article: Kyaw Sein; Photos: Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt).
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Date of entry/update: 12 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 November 2008
Date of publication: 10 November 2008
Description/subject: Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends opening ceremony of 3rd Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy Summit Economic councils formed by ACMECS countries to encourage private sector NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Prime Minister General Thein Sein of the Union of Myanmar attended the opening ceremony of the 3rd Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy Summit (ACMECS) held at the Room -241 of National Convention Centre in Hanoi of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at 9 a.m on 7 November.[ more + ] There are lots of trade, investment and tourism opportunities among ACMECS member countries Prime Minister General Thein Sein addresses meeting between ACMECS leaders and business communities NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov - Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein attended a meeting between ACMECS leaders and business communities held at Room No. 318 of the National Convention Centre in Hanoi at 2 p.m on 7 November. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends 3rd Summit of ACMECS NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein attended the 3rd Summit of Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) at Room 339 of National Convention Centre in Hanoi of Vietnam at 9.45 a.m on 7 November.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein visits National Institute of Animal Sciences in Hanoi NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein, together with Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win, Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Soe Tha, Director-General Col Thant Shin of the Government Office, departmental heads, Myanmar Ambassador to Vietnam U Aung Thein and officials, arrived at the National Institute of Animal Sciences in Tu Liem District of Hanoi, Vietnam, at 8 a.m yesterday.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Vietnamese PM NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Vietnamese Prime Minister Mr Nguyen Tan Dung hosted a dinner in honour of Myanmar delegation led by Prime Minister General Thein Sein together with ACMECS leaders and delegation members at the Dinning Hall (109) of National Convention Centre in Hanoi at 7 p.m on 7 November.[ more + ] CLMV, ACMECS Foreign Ministers meet NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win, who accompanied Prime Minister General Thein Sein, attended the Working Dinner hosted to ministers of foreign affairs from the ACMECS countries at Hanoi Daewoo Hotel at 7 p.m on 5 November.[ more + ] Education Minister visits universities in Yangon YANGON, 9 Nov- Minister for Education Dr Chan Nyein visited Yangon University, Dagon University, Yangon East University and National Management College in Botahtaung Township this morning. During his inspection tour, the minister met the rectors, the principals and faculty members of the universities and gave instructions on academic and management matters.[ more + ] Immigration task inspected in MraukU, Maungtaw District NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Minister for Immigration and Population Maj-Gen Saw Lwin on 4 November met staff of MraukU Township Immigration and National Registration Department and inspected systematic keeping of records and files at the office.[ more + ] Cash donations for National Museum YANGON, 9 Nov - Thai-Myanmar Friendship Association and wellwishers made cash donations to National Museum of Archaeology, National Museum and Library Department under the Ministry of Culture at the museum on Pyay Road here today.[ more + ] Karaweik Gardens World Tazaungdine Fun fair and Market Festival YANGON, 9 Nov- With the sponsorship of Karaweik Gardens World and with the assistance of Dagon Brewery Co Ltd, the Karaweik Gardens World Tazaungdine Fun fair and Market Festival are being held from 8 to 12 November.[ more + ] Kyangin-Pwintbyu (Thayet-Pwintbyu) railroad section inspected NAY PYI TAW, 9 Nov-Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Magway Division Peace and Development Council Col Phone Maw Shwe, heard reports on construction of earth work of Thayet-Pwintbyu railroad section and future tasks presented by Assistant General Manager (Civil) U Than Htay of Engineering Section of Myanma Railways at the briefing hall of Kyangin-Pakokku railroad construction project on 6 November.[ more + ] On-job training for GAD clerks concludes YANGON, 9 Nov -Organized by General Administration Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs, an on-job training course No. 1/2008 for clerks of General Administration Department who had completed their study from Nationalities Youth Resource Development Degree College concluded at Administration Development Training School in Mingaladon Township this morning.[ more + ] Myanmar-Thai Boxing Challenges YANGON, 9 Nov - The fights of Myanmar-Thai Boxing Challenges were held at National Indoor Stadium –1 in Thuwunna, here, yesterday.[ more]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperation of four nations for economic and social progress".
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Date of entry/update: 10 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 November 2008
Date of publication: 09 November 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister on his return from SRV Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov -Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe welcomed back Prime Minister General Thein Sein, who arrived back here by special flight after attending the 4th Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) Summit and the 3rd Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit held in Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, at Nay Pyi Taw Airport at 4 p.m today. [ more + ] Prime Minister sends message of felicitations to Cambodian counterpart Nay Pyi Taw, 9 Nov-On the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Kingdom of Cambodia which falls on 9 November 2008, General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Cambodia.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein addresses opening of 4th Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) Summit Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov- Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein attended the opening of the 4th Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) Summit held at Room 241 of National Convention Centre in Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at 2 p.m on 6 November and made a speech on the occasion. [ more + ] Survey successfully conducted for oil and gas exploration in Block AD-7 Continued tasks to be undertaken according to work programmes Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov - Offshore blocks in Myanma Exclusive Economic Zone were tendered for exploration and production of oil and gas. In 2000, Daewoo International Corporation won a bid for Rakhine offshore block A-1. The corporation conducted exploration and a press release regarding the discovery of natural gas in the block that can be produced on a commercial scale was issued on 15 January 2004. [ more + ] Thai Prime Minister calls on Prime Minister General Thein Sein Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov – Prime Minister of Thailand Mr Somchai Wongsawat called on Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein at Room No . (249-C) of the National Convention Centre in Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, at 11.30 a.m yesterday. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends Working Dinner of ACMECS leaders Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov - Prime Minister General Thein Sein attended the Working Dinner of ACMECS leaders at Sofitel Plaza Hotel in Hanoi of the Vietnam at 7 p.m on 6 November. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein arrives in Hanoi Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov - Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein, accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win, Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Soe Tha, Director-General of the Government Office Col Thant Shin and departmental heads, left here on 5 November by special flight for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to attend the 4th Cambodia, Laos, Myan-mar and Vietnam (CLMV) Summit and the 3rd Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Eco-nomic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit to be held in Hanoi. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein urges embassy staff to uphold bilateral interests of Myanmar and Vietnam for strengthening goodwill relations Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov - Prime Minister General Thein Sein met Myanmar Ambassador U Aung Thein, Military Attaché Brig-Gen Than Aung and their wives, embassy staff and their families at No. 298/A, Kinma Road in Hanoi on 5 November.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein, Prime Ministers of ACMECS countries call on Vietnamese President Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov - Prime Minister General Thein Sein of the Union of Myanmar together with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen, Lao Prime Minister Mr. Bouasone Bouphavanh and Thai Prime Minister Mr. Somchai Wongsawat called on President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet at 4.30 p.m at Presidential Palace in Hanoi yesterday. [ more + ] Kyee-Ohn Kyee-Wa Multi-purpose Dam Project to benefit farmlands in Pwintbyu Township Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov - Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Mandalay Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Central Command Brig-Gen Tin Ngwe, Chairman of Magway Division PDC Col Phone Maw Shwe and departmental officials, arrived at Kyee-Ohn Kyee-Wa Multi-purpose Dam Project site in Winlo Village, Pwintbyu Township, on 5 November morning and viewed the dam and construction work with the use of heavy machinery. [ more + ] Commander supervises sanitation work Yangon, 8 Nov - Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint inspected sanitation tasks in Panhlaing ward, Kyimyindine Township this morning. [ more + ] FM sends message of felicitations to Cambodian counterpart Nay Pyi Taw, 9 Nov-On the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Kingdom of Cambodia which falls on 9 November 2008, U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Mr. HOR Namhong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia.[ more + ] SIP Training Course No. 63/2007 concludes Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov- The Sub-Inspector Cadet Training Course No. 63/2007 of the Central Training Institute of Myanmar Police Force concluded at the parade ground of the Institute in Zeebingyi, PyinOoLwin Township yesterday. [ more + ] Cash donated Yangon, 8 Nov- The cash donation ceremony to the funds for organizing the third respect paying ceremony to faculty members of Yangon Institute of Technology and Yangon Techno-logical University was held at the hall of Myanmar Engineering Society on Hline University Campus, here, today. [ more + ] Talks on ISO Standard Certification process given Yangon, 8 Nov- Talks on ISO Standards jointly sponsored by MAT Audit & Professional Services and Guardian Independent Certification International Ltd took place at Traders Hotel here this afternoon. [ more + ] 5th Inter-State/Division Swimming Contests commence Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov-The opening of the 5th Inter-State/Division Swimming Contests (2008) took place at the National Swimming Pool on U Wisara Road in Yangon this morning. [ more + ] Rehabilitation tasks supervised in Kyondah Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov-Member of the National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing on his trip to Kyondah Region inspected thriving paddy fields along the banks of Thandeik River in Dedaye on 4 November. [ more + ] Press meet on IBTC Open Golf Championships Yangon, 8 Nov -A press meet on organizing IBTC Open Golf Championships which will be jointly-organized by PGA and Myanmar Golf Fe-deration with the sponsorship of In-ternational Beverages Trading Co Ltd, was held at Grand Ballroom of Hotel Yangon here yesterday afternoon. [ more + ] Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee meets Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov- The Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Enforce-ment Supervisory Com-mittee held its meeting 40/2008 at the meeting hall of Nay Pyi Taw Command Headquarters yesterday with an address by Patron of the Supervisory Committee Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin.[ more + ] Myanmar delegation arrives back Nay Pyi Taw, 8 Nov -The Myanmar delegation led by Minister for Religious Affairs Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung arrived back here by air this morning after paying visit to the Republic of India. [ more + ] Sein Gay Har Hledan Centre opens Yangon, 8 Nov - Sein Gay Har Business Group opened Sein Gay Har Hledan Centre at Sandar Myaing Tower of No 39/41, Hledan Road in Kamayut Township, here. It was attended by Yangon City Development Committee Chairman Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin, guests and business entrepreneurs. [ more + ] Development tasks inspected in Dalla Township Yangon, 8 Nov - Vice-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Vice-Mayor Col Maung Pa looked into spraying of insecticide, adding chlorine in water, organizing educative demonstration and talks being carried out by Health Department of YCDC on Min Ye Kyaw Swa 1st Street in Bo Yan Pyay Ward of Dalla Township this morning. [ more + ]....."PERSPECTIVES": "For greater development of the Union"
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Date of entry/update: 09 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 November 2008
Date of publication: 08 November 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends congratulatory message to Mr. Barack Obama on the occasion of his election as 44th US President Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov- Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent congratulatory message to the Honourable Mr. Barack Hussein Obama, on the occasion of his election as the 44th President of the United States of America in the 2008 Presidential Election.[ more + ] Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends congratulatory message to Mr. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr on the occasion of his election as US Vice-President Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov- Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent congratulatory message to the Honourable Mr. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr, on the occasion of his election as the Vice-President of the United States of America in the 2008 Presidential Election.[ more + ] Lt-Gen Myint Swe attends 10th Annual General Meeting of Myanmar Computer Federation and computer associations Yangon, 7 Nov-At the meeting hall of Myanmar Info-Tech in Hline University Campus, here, this morning, Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence attended the 10th Annual General Meeting of Myanmar Computer Federation, Myanmar Computer Professionals Association, Myanmar Computer Entrepreneurs and Myanmar Computer Enthusiasts Association and presented prizes to the winners.[ more + ] 2000-acre tea farm to emerge in Natyegan region Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov-Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence and Chairman of Magway Division Peace and Development Council Col Phone Maw Shwe inspected 44 miles and 2 furlongs long Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana road section and 22 miles long Taungdwingyi road section and teak plantations along Nay Pyi Taw-Pyinmana-Taungnyo-Taungdwingyi Road on 4 November. [ more + ] Minister receives Korea International Cooperation Agency delegation Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov- Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein received Resident Representative Mr Cho Kwang Geol of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and party at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw on 5 November afternoon. [ more + ] Basic education schools in Shan State (South) inspected Yangon, 7 Nov - Director-General U Aye Lwin of Department of Basic Education No. 2 inspected learning of school children, condition of school buildings and science labs and sanitation works at Myogyi Basic Education High School (Branch), Myinkyadoe BEHS (Branch) and Myaing BEHS (Branch) in Ahtet Ywangan of Ywangan Township, Pindaya BEHS, Taungbawgyi BEHS (Branch), Pwayhla BEHS (Branch) and Kyone BEHS (Branch) in Pindaya Township and BEHS No. 2 in Kalaw of Shan State (South) on 3 and 4 November. [ more + ] MWAF donates food and medicine to Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Home for the Aged Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov-Head Daw Mya Theingi of Discipline Enforcement Department under Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation and members of women affairs organization from Ministry of Transport donated food, tonic, utensils and cash assistance to older persons at Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Home for the Aged on 1 November. They asked after the elder persons and gave manicure to them. [ more + ] 4th Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Show and Contest 10-16 Nov Yangon, 7 Nov � The 4th Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Show and Contest will be organized by Yangon Division Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee in conjunction with prize-giving ceremony at Tatmadaw Convention Hall on U Wisaya Road here from 10 to 16 Nov. A total of 112 booths � 36 booths of the ministries and departments concerned and 76 booths of private businesses � will be staged at the show. [ more + ] Talks on uplift of dynamism of patriotic spirit given Yangon, 7 Nov- The informative talks sponsored by the Girl/Child Sub-Working Group of the Yangon Division Women's Affairs Organization was held at No.4 Basic Education Middle School in Hline Township here yesterday. [ more + ] Staff take Diploma in Banking Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov - A one-year Diploma Course on Banking No. 1 of Myanmar Institute of Banking (Mandalay), conducted by Myanmar Banks Association, was opened at Myanma Economic Bank Branch-2 in Mandalay today. [ more + ] Respect paying of No.2 BEHS, Pazundaung on 30 November Yangon, 7 Nov - Old students will hold a ceremony to pay respects to retired teachers, who discharged duties at No.2 Basic Education High School in Pazundaung from 1966 to 1992, for the fourth time at Tayza hall of the school on 30 November. [ more + ] Development of Taungtha Township inspected Yangon, 7 Nov-Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung on 5 November inspected construction of the two-storey building at Minsu Basic Education Middle School in Taungtha Township.[ more + ] Talks on business opportunities on 8 Nov Yangon, 7 Nov � e Trade Myanmar Co Ltd will organize talks on business opportunities for Internet Cafes and Mobile Sale Centers at Room No (102) in Myanmar Info-Tech, Hline Township from 1.30 to 2.30 pm on 8 November in commemoration of 10th anniversary of Myanmar Computer Federation and its associations. Everyone may attend the talks.[ more + ] MCPA opens Member Access Centre Yangon, 7 Nov-With a view to encouraging innovative measures of members of Myanmar Computer Professionals Association, the MCPA opened the Member Access Centre (MAC) and the library at its office of Myanmar Info-Tech in Hline Township this morning. [ more + ] Rural development tasks supervised in Pyapon Township Yangon, 7 Nov-Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing on 3 November inspected conditions of Pyapon-Kyonkadun road, development of villages, thriving paddy plantations and preparations for fishing work of the local people in Pyapon Township. [ more + ] Mawlamyinegyun-Hlinebone-Thitpok-Pyinsalu road under construction Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov-Minister for Construction Maj-Gen Saw Tun on 5 November inspected progress in construction of Mawlamyinegyun-Hlinebone-Thitpok-Pyinsalu road that is included in the Ayeyawady Division Road Network Development Project. [ more + ] Minister inspects auto-exchange offices Yangon, 7 Nov - Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw inspected auto-exchange offices in Twantay, Kawhmu, Kungyangon and Dedaye townships today. [ more + ] 2nd Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Men's Volleyball Tournament commences Nay Pyi Taw, 7 Nov-The 2nd Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Men's Volleyball Tournament was opened at Nay Pyi Taw Volleyball Ground this afternoon, with an address by Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 November 2008
Date of publication: 07 November 2008
Description/subject: Lt-Gen Myint Swe discusses paddy production meeting the target Yangon, 6 Nov-Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence attended the coordination meeting with departmental officials and agricultural entrepreneurs on production of paddy meeting the target at the briefing hall near Ngamoeyeik Sluice Gate in Dagon Myothit (East) Township this afternoon. [ more + ] Myanmar rejects Bangladesh's mistakenly-made demand State interests will be protected in accord with international laws Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Nov � Rakhine Offshore Block No. AD-7 in Myanma Exclusive Economic Zone was put out to tender in 2005 and Daewoo International Corporation of the Republic of Korea won the tender.[ more + ] Industry-2 Minister receives Managing Director of Fritz Werner Industries Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Nov - Minister for Industry-2 Vice- Admiral Soe Thein received Mr Marc Neurnann, Managing Director of Fritz Werner Industries, Germany and party at the ministry here yesterday.[ more + ] Construction Minister on tour of Ayeyawady Division Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Nov - Minister for Construction Maj-Gen Saw Tun inspected construction of Bogale-Kyeinchaung-Kadonkani Road which includes in the road network project in Ayeyawady Division on 4 November. [ more + ] CPT Minister inspects telecommunication office in Myitkyina Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Nov - Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brig-Gen Thein Zaw on 3 November looked into new installed CDMA-450 machine room and auto exchange at Myitkyina Telecommunication Office in Myitkyina and fulfilled the requirements. [ more + ] Construction of planetarium discussed Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Nov-A meeting on international planetarium to be built in accord with the guidance of the Head of State, by Ministry of Forestry at Zoological Garden (Nay Pyi Taw) was held at the ministry, here, yesterday evening.[ more + ] Israeli Ambassador meets UMFCCI General Secretary Yangon, 6 Nov-Ambassador of Israel Mr Yaron Mayer met with General Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing of Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry at the office of UMFCCI on 29 October. [ more + ] Talks on ICT at Myanmar Info Tech Building on 7-9 Nov Yangon, 6 Nov - Talks on information technology will be given at Myanmar Info-tech in Hline township from 7 to 9 November to mark the 10th anniversary of Myanmar Computer Federation, Myanmar Computer Professionals' Association, Myanmar Computer Entrepreneurs' Association and Myanmar Computer Enthusiast Association.[ more + ] Maintenance of libraries discussed in Maubin Yangon, 6 Nov - The Head of the Information and Public Relations Department of Ayeyawady Division held a discussion with employees of IPRD of Maubin, Nyaungdon, Pantanaw, Dhanubyu townships at the office of Maubin District IPRD on 3 November. [ more + ] ROK beat Myanmar in AFC U-19 Women's Championship Yangon, 6 Nov - The final matches of group (A) of AFC U-19 Women's Championship was held in Kuala Lumpa, Malaysia at 4 pm local time today, and Republic of Korea Women's team beat Myanmar Women's team with 5-0. [ more + ] Sarpay Beikman Society distributes 11th work Yangon, 6 Nov-Sarpay Beikman Book Society has printed the first-prize winning Sarpay Beikman manuscript "Nan-htaik-taw-win-min-u-yin" by Aung Nyein Chan (Man Tekkatho) into its 11th work. Yangonite members may draw a copy each at the association, 529/531 here. A copy each is delivered to members outside Yangon. [ more + ] Giant simulation could solve mystery of 'dark matter' Durham, 6 Nov - The search for a mysterious substance which makes up most of the Universe could soon be at an end, according to new research. [ more + ] K 45 m donated for new school building in storm-hit Pyapon Township Yangon, 6 Nov - Fritz Werner Industrie- Ausrustungen (Yangon Branch) of MAN Ferrostaal Industrieanlagen GMbH of the Federal Republic of Germany donated K 45 million to construction of a new school building in Achalay Village in storm-hit Pyapon Township, Ayeyawady Division, today. The donation ceremony took place at the Thamada Hotel here at 3 pm. [ more + ] Myanmar to take part in 15th SEA volleyball tournament Yangon, 6 Nov-General-Secretary of Myanmar Olympic Committee Director-General of Sports and Physical Education Department U Thaung Htike met with the members of Myanmar Volleyball Team who will take part in the 15th Southeast Asia Junior Volleyball Tournament (men) at Aung San Stadium today.[ more + ] Villagers in Pyapon Township see progress in rehabilitation work Yangon, 6 Nov-Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing on 2 November handed over foodstuff, clothes and seeds to officials after meeting with local people and social organization members in Daminseik Chaungwa Village of Pyapon Township. [ more + ] YCDC continues road upgrading works Yangon, 6 Nov - Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspected paving asphalt on Bayintnaung Road in Kamayut Township today. [ more + ] 8th respect paying ceremony of TTC on 22 November Yangon, 6 Nov- Old students, who studied at TTC of Institute of Education from 1974 till 1981, will hold the 8th respect paying ceremony at the school on 22 November (National Day). Teachers and students are requested to attend the ceremony and those wishing to make donation may contact the committee. [ more + ] Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh calls on Dy FM Nay Pyi Taw, 6 Nov - The four-member delegation led by Envoy of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Mr Touhid Hossain, Foreign Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, paid a call on U Maung Myint, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here at 10.30 a.m today. [ more + ]
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Date of entry/update: 09 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 November 2008
Date of publication: 06 November 2008
Description/subject: Leading Committee for Development of Gems Industries holds meeting 4/2007 Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo calls for development of gems market, industries Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo urged departments concerned to make efforts for flourishing of gems market and convenience of gems merchants and to assist in the gems mining and development of gems industries. [ more + ] Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than meets service personnel in Bago Township Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - Member of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Khin Maung Than of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Bago Division PDC Chairman Southern Command Commander Maj-Gen Ko Ko and departmental officials met service personnel, social organizations and townselders at the city hall of Bago this afternoon. [ more + ] Billboards set up to hail USDA AGM-2007 in Yangon Yangon, 5 Nov - To hail the USDA Annual General Meeting-2007, billboards were set up at designated places here this morning. [ more + ] Recent protests aimed at destroying peace and security of the peopleLocal residents of Kaya State, Mandalay Division condemn recent protests Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - The residents of Phasaung, Myothit, Shartaw, Bolakhe, Maese of Kaya State and those of Maha Aungmyay and Singaing townships in Mandalay Division who want stability of the State, the rule of law and community peace and tranquillity on 29, 10, 31 October and 4 November expressed their desire to denounce the recent protests as they believed that the protests that happened in September were aimed at destroying peace and security of the people.[ more + ] Transport Minister arrives back after attending ASEAN Transport Ministers Meetings Yangon, 5 Nov - Minister for Transport Maj-Gen Thein Swe, who led the Myanmar delegation, arrived back at Nay Pyi Taw this morning by air after attending the ASEAN-China Port Development and Cooperation Forum held in the People's Republic of China on 28 and 29 October, and the 13th ASEAN Transport Ministers Meeting, the 6th ASEAN-China Transport Ministers Meeting and the 5th ASEAN-Japan Transport Ministers Meeting held in Singapore on 1 and 2 November. [ more + ] Kachin State USDA AGM-2007 held Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - Kachin State Union Solidarity and Develop-ment Association held its Annual General Meeting-2007 at the city hall of Myintkyina on 2 November. [ more + ] Commander opens building of Post-Primary School (Ywama) in Hlegu Township Yangon, 4 Nov - Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Maj-Gen Hla Htay Win attended a ceremony to open the extended building of Basic Education Post-Primary School (Ywama) at Myoma Ward in Hlegu Township, here, this morning. [ more + ] Ywathagyi railway station, Satsan goodshed inspected Yangon, 4 Nov - Minister for Rail Transportation Maj-Gen Aung Min inspected the extension tasks of Ywathagyi railway station at Yawthagyi here today. [ more + ] 13th Myanmar Medical Specialties Conference from 10 to 13 Nov Yangon, 5 Nov- The 13th Myanmar Medical Specialties Conference organized by Myanmar Medical Association will be held from 10 to 13 November at the Auditorium of MMA here. Research papers will be read at the conference which also covers symposium, clinical session and clinico pathological conference. Those interested may register at MMA from 7 to 9 November during the office hours. [ more + ] Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister back from Japan Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs U Maung Myint arrived back here by air yesterday after attending the 5th East Asia Forum and the 23rd ASEAN-Japan Forum held in Tokyo, Japan, from 1 to 2 November 2007. [ more + ] Villager loses leg in mine blast Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - A villager in Mone Township, Toungoo District, lost his right leg in an explosion on 31 Oct in Mone Township. [ more + ] No longer interested in activities of NLD Two of Monywa Township NLD quit Yangon, 5 Nov - Two members of Monywa Township National League for Democracy resigned from the party of their own accord on 20 September. [ more + ] IRD's officials receive proficiency skills Nay Pyi Taw, 5 Nov - Work proficiency course No 33 for the officials of the Internal Revenue Department was opened at the Ministry of Finance and Revenue here today. [ more + ] Gold medallists to have documentary filmed Yangon, 5 Nov-Gold medallists from the states and divisions who stood first in the respective contests in the 15th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions are advised to contact the Myanmar Radio and Television in order to have a documentary video-taped.[ more + ] CSSTB Chairman arrives back from Indonesia Yangon, 5 Nov - A Myanmar delegation led by Chairman of Civil Service Selection and Training Board Dr Than Nyun arrived back here by air on 2 November after attending the 14th ASEAN Conference on Civil Service Matters held in Bali, the Republic of Indonesia, from 29 to 31 October.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 November 2008
Date of publication: 05 November 2008
Description/subject: New cotton strain benefits farmers in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon NAY PYI TAW, 4 Nov - Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin inspected cotton plantation in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon Township yesterday.[ more + ] Kyaukdaga harvests paddy with machinery YANGON, 4 Nov- Chairman of Bago Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Southern Command Brig-Gen Hla Min on 25 October inspected teak plantations of National Resources Development Co Ltd at Aingtonkun Reserve Forest in Kyaukdaga Township, Bago Division. [ more + ] Regional development works in Dimawhso Tsp inspected NAY PYI TAW, 4 Nov-Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung and Chairman of Kayah State Peace and Development Council Brig-Gen Win Myint met with local people in Thaysule village of Dimawhso Township on 1 November and presented a generator and K 900,000 for them through an official.[ more + ] Kengtawng hydropower project in Shan State (South) nearing completion NAY PYI TAW, 4 Nov-Minister for Electric Power No. 1 Col Zaw Min on 2 November morning inspected Kengtawng hydropower project about 30 miles northeast of Monei, Langkho District, Shan State (South).[ more + ] Tripartite Core Group donates cash for construction of houses in Kungyangon Township YANGON, 4 Nov - Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar on 2 and 3 May 2008, affecting communities and livelihoods in the Ayeyawady and Yangon divisions which resulted in loss of many lives and property.[ more + ] Victorious Myanmar Wushu team arrives back YANGON, 4 Nov-Victorious Myanmar Wushu team arrived back here by air this afternoon. They were welcomed back at Yangon International Airport by Secretary of Myanmar Olympic Committee Director-General of Sports and Physical Education Department U Thaung Htaik, officials, Secretary of central working committee of Myanmar Women's Sports Federation Daw L Khun Yi, President of Myanmar Wushu Federation Dr Sai Sam Htun and executives, players and their relatives.[ more + ] 20th All Myanmar Sport Meet for the Disabled on 14-19 Nov YANGON, 4 Nov - The 20th All Myanmar Sport Meet for the Disabled under the arrangement of Sports and Physical Education Department and Myanmar Disabled Sports Federation will be held in the Aung San Stadium from 14 to 19 November. [ more + ] Literary talks in Pyinmana NAY PYI TAW, 4 Nov- Organized by Information and Public Relations Department, literary talks on development of village libraries and improvement of reading practices, was held at Lanpyinmana village in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana Township here on 2 November.[ more + ] Earthquake Report YANGON, 4 Oct-A moderate earthquake of intensity (5.7) Richter Scale with its epicenter about 1100 miles, South of Kaba-Aye Seismological observatory outside of Myanmar (Indonesia) was recorded at (01) hrs (56) min (00) sec MST on 4th November 2008.[ more + ] Fertilizer plant projects inspected NAY PYI TAW, 4 Nov-Deputy Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Than Htay went on an inspection tour of No. 4 Fertilizer Plant construction project (Myaungdaka) in Hmawby township, being implemented by Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise of the Ministry of Energy on 1 November.[ more + ] Sixth Plenary Meeting of 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee on 22 and 23 November YANGON, 4 Nov- The sixth Plenary Meeting of the 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Com-mittee will be held on 22 and 23 November 2008 (10th and 11th Waning of Tazaungmon 1370 ME). Invitations have already been sent to the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Sayadaws who are humbly requested to arrive here on 18 November (6th waning of Tazaungmon 1370 ME). The Sayadaws are also humbly requested to arrive here on the designated days should the invitations do not arrive in time.[ more + ] Civil engineers to meet on 27 Dec YANGON, 4 Nov - Old student civil engineers will hold ceremony to pay respects to teachers for the third time, who discharged the full and part time duties at Yangon Institute of Technology and Yangon Technological Uni-versity, at Myanmar Convention Center (MCC) on Mindhamma road in Mayangon Township here on 27 December. And get-together will also be held at Myayeiknyo hotel on the same day. The old students need to attend without fail and may make contact with U Ohn Kyaw (71) Ph-09-5171622 and Ko Kyaw Linn (73) Ph-09-5010385. [ more + ] Training for Community Animal Health Workers opens YANGON, 4 Nov- With the aim of promoting animal health care, Training for Community Animal Health Workers jointly-organized by Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries and Care Myanmar, was opened at the training hall of Animal Health and Development Department (Branch) in Insein Township, here yesterday morning.[ more + ] Myanmar Women Football team to take part in Asia Women Football Tournament under-16 YANGON, 4 Nov- General Secretary of Myanmar Olympic Committee Director-General of Sports and Physical Education Department U Thaung Htaik met Myanmar Women footballers who will be participating in the Asia Women Football Tournament under-16 at the Aung San Stadium this afternoon.[ more + ] Yangon eyes greening of its environs YANGON, 4 Nov- The Supervisory Committee for Greening the 30-mile radius of Yangon held its meeting at the meeting hall of Yangon Command Headquarters yesterday. [ more + ] Myanmar deserves winning over Jordan 3-2 in qualifying AFC U-19 YANGON, 4 Nov- Myanmar beat Jordan 3-2 in the group-A of qualifying match for AFC U-19 Women's Championship held in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia this evening.[ more + ] UMFCCI meets German Economic Mission YANGON, 4 Nov- Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry met with 12-member German Economic Mission led by Executive Member of the Board of OAV-German Asia-Pacific Business Association Dr Moniko Stark at UMFCCI office here on 30 October. Vice-Presidents of UMFCCI U Zaw Min Win and U Aung Lwin, General Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing, CEC members, executives and guests attended the meeting. At the meeting, they discussed matters related to investments and business opportunities in Myanmar, export and import procedures, trade between Myanmar and neighboring countries, meeting on technology and courses.[ more + ] Press meet on Grand Royal Challenge Cup '08 YANGON, 4 Nov- A press meet on organizing the invitational Grand Royal Challenge Cup '08 took place at the Traders Hotel on Sule Pagoda Road here this afternoon.[ more + ] North-West Command Commander's Shield Shooting Championship YANGON, 4 Nov - A ceremony to open the 15th Commander's Shield Shooting Championship of North-West Command was held at Station Command in Shwebo Township on 30 October.[ more + ] Roads in Yangon upgraded YANGON, 4 Nov- Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thien Lin inspected maintenance of ditches for proper flow of water along Kaba-Aye Pagoda Road between Mingala Taungnyunt and Dagon Townships this morning. [ more + ] IT exhibition to mark 10th Anniversary of MCF and its associations to be on 7-9 Nov YANGON, 4 Nov-An IT exhibition will be held at Myanmar Info Tech Building in Hline Township here from 7 to 9 November in commemoration of 10th Anniversary of Myanmar Computer Federation, Myanmar Computer Scientist Association, Myanmar Computer Industry Association. [ more + ] Supreme Court holds ceremony to present prizes and cash assistance NAY PYI TAW, 4 Nov-Supreme Court held a ceremony to present prizes and cash assistance to outstanding offspring of service personnel of the Supreme Court and various courts at the meeting hall of the court, here this morning.[ more + ] Talks on milling technology given YANGON, 4 Nov- With the aim of promoting the quality of Myanmar paddy Myanmar Rice Mill Co Ltd and Buhler Co Ltd, organized talks on milling technology at the meeting hall of Myanmar Rice Millers Association in UMFCCI Office Tower on Min Ye Kyaw Swa Road in Lanmadaw Township here yesterday. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 November 2008
Date of publication: 04 November 2008
Description/subject: Import-substitute parts manufactured in Myaungdaga Steel Industrial Zone YANGON, 3 Nov - Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint and Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint met industrialists in Myaungdaga Steel Industrial Zone this afternoon.[ more + ] Industry-2 focuses on successful implementation of Myaing Industrial Region project NAY PYI TAW, 3 Nov-Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein visited the project site of machinery plant in Myaing township, Pakokku district, Magway Division on 1 November.[ more + ] Information Minister inspects machines for MMPE YANGON, 3 Nov - Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan visited Feature Flim Office of Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise in Bahan Township today.[ more + ] Eighth Meeting of the Myanmar-Lao Border Authorities at Central Level held NAY PYI TAW, 3 Nov � At the invitation of U Maung Myint, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs , the Lao delegation led by Mr Bounkeut Sangsomsak, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic arrived here via Yangon by air on 30 October morning to attend the Eighth Meeting of the Myanmar-Lao Border Authorities at Central Level. [ more + ] Well wishers may donate gold foil, marble slabs for Uppatasanti Pagoda NAY PYI TAW, 3 Nov- It will be like paying obeisance to Shwedagon Pagoad in Yangon. The 325 feet high Uppatasanti Pagoda, a replica of Shwedagon Pagoda, is being built here for public obeisance.[ more + ] Minister meets with executives of MMPA YANGON, 3 Nov-Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan met with executives of Myanamr Motion Picture Asiayon at the meeting hall of Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise this morning.[ more + ] Myanmar bag 3 gold, 5 silver YANGON, 3 Nov-Myanmar Wushu Team won three gold medals and five silver medals in the 3rd World Wushu Tournament held in Shi Yan, the People's Republic of China from 31 October to 2 November. The team will arrive at Yangon International Airport tomorrow.[ more + ] International Humanitarian Response Workshop YANGON, 3 Nov- International Humanitarian Response Workshop jointly organized by Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was held at Mindon Hall of Sedona Hotel here this morning.[ more + ] Computer associations to hold annual meeting YANGON, 30 Oct-Myanmar Computer Federation and computer associations will hold the 10th anniversary of annual meeting at Myanmar Info Tech in Hline Township at 8 am on 7 November.[ more + ] Film Festival for Korean film fans YANGON, 3 Nov- The 2008 Korean Film Festival will be held at Thamada Cinema Hall here from 7 to 10 November. The festival is aimed at promoting cultural exchange programme and understanding culture between the two peoples. The film festival has been held three times in Yangon- in 1998, in 2006 and in 2007.[ more + ] Fund raising DVD for storm victims to be released YANGON, 3 Nov - Myanmar Music Asiayon (Central) will release DVD covering the fund raising concert for the storm victims and the charity trip to Mawlamyinegyun. [ more + ] Specialists provide free medical treatment to villagers YANGON, 3 Nov- Members of a medical team from the Health Division of Yangon City Development Committee, Yangon Eye Hospital and University of Dental Medicine (Yangon) this morning made a field trip right down to the villages of Taunggon, Seikgyi, Kyungyaung, Myatlay-yon and Nyaungwaing that are contiguous with Tawkhayan Village, Kungyangon Township, Yangon South District and provided free medical treatment to 1,040 people and donated medicines to needy patients. [ more + ] No. 11 LID becomes Hockey champion YANGON, 3 Nov -No. 11 LID beat Yangon Command 2-1 and became the champion of Hockey tournament here this evening.[ more + ] Officials of US, British embassies visited NLD Headquarters 27 times in October YANGON, 3 Oct- People are keeping an watchful eye on movements of National League for Democracy (Headquarters) which was criticized by the people for continuously contacting the US and British embassies and following their instructions. [ more + ] STI offers communicative English courses at various levels YANGON, 3 Nov � STI Education will conduct English-to-Go Classes at different levels for those aged 14 and above. Depending on the score that they achieve in placement tests conducted by STI, they will find places elementary, pre-intermediate and intermediate classes. [ more + ]
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Date of entry/update: 09 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 November 2008
Date of publication: 03 November 2008
Description/subject: Locomotives bought from PRC handed over to MRT YANGON, 2 Nov-A ceremony to hand over locomotives bought from YMEC Company of the People's Republic of China to the Ministry of Rail Transportation was held at No. 1 platform of Yangon Railway Station this morning, attended by Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence.[ more + ] Construction Ministry spares no effort to maintain roads NAY PYI TAW, 2 Nov- Minister for Construction Maj-Gen Saw Tun yesterday inspected repair of Gonnyindan-Pyapon Road in Pyapon Township, Ayeyawady Division.[ more + ] Information Minister addresses anniversary of News and Periodicals Enterprise YANGON, 2 Nov – A ceremony to mark the anniversary of News and Periodicals Enterprise under the Ministry of Information took place at the meeting hall of Printing and Publishing Enterprise at 9 a.m today with an address by Minister for Information Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan. [ more + ] Appointment of Ambassador agreed on NAY PYI TAW, 3 Nov-The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of Mr Tjaco Theo Van Den Hout as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Union of Myanmar with residence in Bangkok.[ more + ] Cash donation ceremony for paying respects to doyen literati to mark Sarsodaw Day held YANGON, 2 Nov-A cash donation ceremony to pay respects to doyen literati to mark Sawsodaw Day of 1370, organized by Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association was held at the meeting hall of Printing and Publishing Enterprise on Theinbyu street this afternoon.[ more + ] Deputy Health Minister attends ministerial conference on control of international bird flu NAY PYI TAW, 2 Nov- Deputy Minister for Health Dr Mya Oo attended the 6th ministerial conference on control of international bird flu and world human flu epidemic held in Egypt from 24 to 26 October. [ more + ] Mayor inspects upgrading of roads, platforms YANGON, 2 Nov-Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin viewed resurfacing of asphalt concrete on East Horse Race Course Road in Tamway Township, substitution of the platforms with multi-coloured tiles along Thanthuma Road in Thingangyun Township with the use of heavy machinery on 31 October.[ more + ] Billboard on Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Show and Contest put up YANGON, 2 Nov – As a gesture of hailing Traffic Rules Enforcement Educative Show and Contest and awarding ceremony, Yangon Division Traffic Rules Enforcement Supervisory Committee put up a billboard in front of the City Hall here yesterday morning. [ more + ] Yangon Division Agriculture Supervisory Committee meets YANGON, 2 Nov- The Yangon Division Agriculture Supervisory Committee held its coordination meeting at the meeting hall of Yangon Command headquarters this afternoon with an address by Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint.[ more + ] Victorious Myanmar archery team arrives back YANGON, 2 Nov- The victorious Myanmar archery team that secured one gold and two silver in the 3rd Asian Archery Grand Prix and one gold and four silver in the 3rd SEA Archery Championship held in Manila, the Philippines from 26 to 31 October arrived back here by air yesterday.[ more + ] Stake driven for Thingangyun No. 4 BEMS YANGON, 2 Nov- A ceremony to drive stake for new building of No. 4 Basic Education Middle School (branch) was held at the school in Thingangyun Township today.[ more + ] Charity Art Show marks Hninzigon diamond jubilee YANGON, 1 Nov – Jointly-organized by Hninzigon Home for the Aged and Myanmar Artists and Artisans Asiayon (Central), the Charity Art Show was opened at the Home on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road in Bahan Township here this morning. [ more + ] ICT Exhibition continues for third day YANGON, 2 Nov -The ICT Exhibition continued for the third day at Tatmadaw Convention Hall on U Wisara Road here today, to mark the 10th Anniversary of Myanmar Computer Federation and Computer Associations.[ more + ] Rehabilitation and reintegration working group holds round table discussion YANGON, 2 Nov -The working group of rehabilitation and reintegration of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation held a round table discussion at the women's vocational training school in Bahan Township yesterday.[ more + ]
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Date of entry/update: 03 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 November 2008
Date of publication: 02 November 2008
Description/subject: Prime Minister to attend Summits in Vietnam Nay Pyi Taw, 2 Nov -At the invitation of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, will be visiting the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the near future to attend “the 4th Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) Summit” and “the 3rd Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit.” [ more + ] Factories in industrial zones in Dagon Myothit (South), (Seikkan) in full operation Yangon, 1 Nov -Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin and departmental officials, arrived at Soe Electric & Machinery Co Ltd on No. 1 Industrial Zone Road in Industrial Zone No. 1 of Dagon Myothit (South) Township this morning. [ more + ] Northern Command team crown in U-21 Tatmadaw Football Tournament Yangon, 1 Nov- The final match of the 24th Defence Services Commander-in-Chief's Trophy U-21 Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) Football Tournament was held at the Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna), here, this afternoon, attended by Adjutant-General Maj-Gen Thura Myint Aung of the Ministry of Defence.[ more + ] Myanmar Wushu team secure one gold, four silver Nay Pyi Taw, 1 Nov- Ma Shwe Yee Win of Myanmar Wushu team this morning secured one gold in the (drinking sword) event, Ma Eint Mi Mi secured one silver each in the (Nanquan) event and the (Nangun) event and Maung Hein Zaw secured one silver in the (monkey stick) event, Maung Wai Phyo Aung secured one silver in the (Swanthong) event of the third World Wushu Traditional Wushu Contest held in Shiyan, the People's Republic of China, numbering one gold and four silver. [ more + ] Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back from 7th Summit of Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM-7) Nay Pyi Taw, 1 Nov- Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win arrived back here yesterday after attending the 7th Summit of Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM-7) held from 23 to 25 October 2008 in Beijing and after completion of his subsequent goodwill visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea from 27 to 30 October.[ more + ] Commander on inspection tour of Cocogyun Township Yangon, 1 Nov-Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint and wife visited Cocogyun Township Police Force, 16-bed Township Hospital, Pre-Primary School and Basic Education High School in Cocogyun Township this morning. [ more + ] F&R Minister receives Dy Division Chief of IMF Nay Pyi Taw, 1 Nov-Minister for Finance and Revenue Maj-Gen Hla Tun received the delegation led by Deputy Division Chief Mr Ranil Salgado of the International Monetary Fund at the ministry, here, yesterday. [ more + ] CPT Dy Minister attends GOS concluding course Nay Pyi Taw, 1 Nov-The Government Online System (GOS) course concluded at the Ministry of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs, here, yesterday. [ more + ] Educative talks given Yangon, 1 Nov-At the hall of Thingangyun Education College yesterday morning, Leader of Social and Culture Working Group Dr Daw Sanda Aung made a speech before giving the educative talks, jointly organized by the Social and Culture Working Group and the Education and Culture Sub-working Groups under the Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation. [ more + ] NLM staff donates blood for 48th time Yangon, 1 Nov-Award winner of Excellent Performance in Social Field (Third Class) U Thein Ngwe of the Computer Section of the New Light of Myanmar Daily donated blood for the 48th time at the National Blood Centre of Yangon General Hospital on 24 October morning.[ more + ] Filling station No. 0353 (Nay Pyi Taw) commences operation Nay Pyi Taw, 1 Nov - A new filling station No.0353 (Nay Pyi Taw) was put into operation yesterday.[ more + ] A&I Minister receives FAO official Nay Pyi Taw, 1 Nov-Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Maj-Gen Htay Oo received Mr Sumiter S Broca of Thailand-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization for Asia and the Pacific at the ministry, here, on 31 October. [ more + ] Myanmar trounce Singapore 11-0 Yangon, 1 Nov- Myanmar drubbed Singapore 11-0 in Group-A qualifying match for the AFC U-19 Women Championship in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia today.[ more + ] Weather Report Yangon, 1 Nov-The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology issued an announcement today that the amount of rainfall 232 mm (9.13 inches) observed at 9:30 hours MST on 1st November, 2008 in Kyaikkhami is the 24 hours new rainfall record at the station for the month of November during last 27 years. The maximum former record was 109 mm (4.29 inches) on 14th November, 1982. [ more + ] UMFCCI President meets Pakistani Ambassador Yangon, 1 Nov-President of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry U Win Myint and General Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing met Mr Khalilullah, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Union of Myanmar, at the UMFCCI building, here, yesterday. [ more + ] Air Bagan Open Golf Championships 13-16 Nov Yangon, 1 Nov-The Air Bagan Open Golf Championships, jointly organized by Myanmar Golf Federation (MGF) and Myanmar PGA with the sponsorship of Air Bagan Ltd, will be held at Bagan Resort Golf Club in Bagan, Mandalay Division, from 13 to 16 November. [ more + ] Myanmar archery team secures two gold, five silver Yangon, 1 Nov- Ma Aung Hngein secured one gold and one sliver in the compound (woman single) event of the third world level designating Asia round robin archery contest and the third Southeast Asia Championship archery contest held in Manila, the Philippines from 25 to 30 October 2008. [ more + ]
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Date of entry/update: 02 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 November 2008
Date of publication: 01 November 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria ...Prime Minister General Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Prime Minister of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria...Prizes presented to winners in 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions ...10th Anniversary ICT Exhibition opened...H&T Minister receives Laotian Dy Minister of Foreign Affairs...EP No. 1 Minister meets Chinese guests...TCG Chairman attends ESCAP/ASEAN Regional High-Level Expert Group Meeting...Foreign Minister felicitates Algerian counterpart...Myanmar delegation leaves for India to attend ASEAN traditional medicine conference...Construction of Pyawbwe-Phaya Ngasu railroad section overviewed...Coord meeting for Yadanabon Myothit project held...Staff of MOGE receives English proficiency skills...100 buffalos sent to Bogale...Training Course No. 4/2008 of Laukkai Nationalities Youth Technical Training School concludes...Respects paying ceremony and get-together to be held...Java professional software courses to be conducted...Myanmar loses to Vietnam in Asian U-19 Women's Qualifier...Copies (Bilingual) of the State Constitution (2008) of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on sale...Tun Foundation extends date for entries of painting competition...MWAF holds educative talks on legal affairs.
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Date of entry/update: 01 November 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 October 2008
Date of publication: 31 October 2008
Description/subject: Efforts for nation to be able to stand in dignity among international community is might of national culture -- Secretary-1 addresses the dinner in honour of maestros, panel of judges of Performing Arts Competitions... Winners awarded in 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions... Industrialists, departments to cooperate and coordinate for industrial development... Organizing of 16th Performing Arts Competitions reviewed... Energy Minister visits fuel stations in Mandalay... Forestry Ministry honours sports medalists... 10th Anniversary ICT Exhibition to be held at Tatmadaw Convention Hall... Media conference on BenQ brand computer & accessories conducted... MYANMAR GAZETTE NAY PYI TAW, 30 Oct. The State Peace and Development Council has confirmed the appointment of U Paw Lwin Sein as Director-General of Training, Research and Foreign Language Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the expiry of the one-year probationary period... Meeting No. 1/2008 of CCDAC, task forces held... HPID, Colenco Power Engineering Ltd signs agreement of consulting services... Pyapon Township Association (Yangon) to hold alms-giving and prize presentation ceremonies... Earthquake report... Special fee tickets worth over K 7 million to be distributed to visiting students.
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Date of entry/update: 31 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 October 2008
Date of publication: 30 October 2008
Description/subject: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye receives Vietnamese Military Attachés...Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions held every year in response to duty given by history are achieving successes year after year -- Secretary-1 delivers an address at prize presentation ceremony of 16th Performing Arts Competitions...Secretary-1 awards winners in 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions...Communal Kathina robe offering ceremony held at Alanpya Pagoda monastery...Commander, Minister inspect construction of Namhsan-Kengtung railroad...Industry-2 Ministry focuses on innovating quality products...Tasks for proper drainage supervised...Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science holds paper reading session...19th eye surgeons' conference on 17 November...Eastern Command reaches final sinking Yangon Command 6-4...Teaching aid publications for school children in border areas...MWJA holds meeting...Myanmar Sepak Takraw team arrives back...Minister receives Secretary-General of ASEAN Japan Center...Minister inspects filling stations in Mandalay...F& R Minister inspects development tasks in Kyaukpadaung...Educative talks organized.
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Date of entry/update: 31 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 October 2008
Date of publication: 29 October 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of the Republic of Turkey NAY PYI TAW, 29 Oct - Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Gul, President of the Republic of Turkey, on the occasion of the anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Turkey, which falls on 29 October 2008.[ more + ] General Thura Shwe Mann receives Chinese PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li NAY PYI TAW, 28 Oct-Member of the State Peace and Development Council General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence received the visiting Chinese goodwill delegation led by Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li of Chinese People’s Liberation Army at the Bayintnaung Yeiktha, here yesterday evening Present on the occasion together with General Thura Shwe Mann were Military Affairs Security Chief Lt-Gen Ye Myint, Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin, Chief of Staff (Air) Maj-Gen Khin Aung Myint, Deputy Chief of Armed Forces Training Maj-Gen Zaw Win, Vice Adjutant-General Maj-Gen Hla Shwe, Vice Quartermaster- General Maj-Gen Khin Maung Tun and senior military officers and together with Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li were Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Myanmar Mr Guan Mu and Military Attache’ Senior Colonel Fan Lianfeng.[ more + ] General Thura Shwe Mann sees off Chinese goodwill delegation NAY PYI TAW, 28 Oct - Member of the State Peace and Development Council General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence saw off Chinese delegation led by Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li of the People’s Liberation Army of the People’s Republic of China at the Nay Pyi Taw Airport this morning. Member of the State Peace and Development Council General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence together with Chinese Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li and party arrived at the Nay Pyi Taw Airport in a motorcade.[ more + ] Encourage farmers to produce bio-gas out of cow manure Prime Minister inspects rehabilitation, reconstruction tasks in Ngwesinyaw model village and Pyinsalu YANGON, 28 Oct- Chairman of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein, accompanied by Maj-Gen Ko Ko of the Ministry of Defence, Chairman of Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Commander of South-West Command Brig-Gen Kyaw Swe, ministers, deputy ministers, the Director-General of the Government Office and departmental officials, this morning left Pathein by helicopter and arrived Pyinsalu, Labutta District at 8.45 p.m. Along the route, the Prime Minister and party inspected thriving paddy fields from the helicopter.[ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey NAY PYI TAW, 29 Oct - General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, on the occasion of the anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Turkey, which falls on 29 October 2008.[ more + ] Prime Minister holds discussions with divisional level officials in Pathein Needs to improve transport for convenience of trucks in a bid to facilitate regeneration of storm-hit areas and reconstruction tasks stressed YANGON, 28 Oct- Chairman of the National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein had a meeting with divisional level departmental officials at South-West Command in Pathein yesterday afternoon.[ more + ] Prime Minister looks into repair of Yangon-Pathein road YANGON, 28 Oct- Prime Minister General Thein Sein, accompanied by Maj-Gen Ko Ko of the Ministry of Defence, ministers, deputy ministers, the Director- General of the Government Office and departmental officials, yesterday morning inspected traffic along Yangon-Pathein Road, reconstruction of road sections with the use of heavy machinery and stockpiling of gravel for repair of the road by car.[ more + ] Maj-Gen Khin Zaw inspects roads, bridges in Rakhine State NAY PYI TAW, 28 Oct- Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Rakhine State Peace and Development Council Commander of Western Command Maj-Gen Thaung Aye, inspected dredging of drains on both sides of An-Padegyaw- Maei road, extension of the road with the use of heavy machinery and conditions of road sections and repair of bridges along Maei- Kyaukpyu road on 23 October.[ more + ] Labour Minister attends ASEAN Human Resources Summit in Singapore NAY PYI TAW, 28 Oct-Minister for Labour U Aung Kyi attended the ASEAN Human Resources Summit and Singapore Human Capital Summit held in the Republic of Singapore from 22 to 24 October at the invitation of Singaporean Minister for Manpower Mr. Gan Kim Yong.[ more + ] Minister inspects protection of electric power system and testing branch of MEPE YANGON, 28 Oct - Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint visited protection of electric power system and testing branch of Myanma Electric Power Enterprise in Ahlon Township yesterday.[ more + ] FM felicitates Turkish counterpart NAY PYI TAW, 29 Oct - On the occasion of the anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Turkey, which falls on 29 October 2008, His Excellency U Nyan Win, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Union of Myanmar, has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Mr. Ali Babacan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey.[ more + ] Charity football ends in draw YANGON, 28 Oct- Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint watched the fund-raising second friendly football match between Myanmar and Brazil held in Aung San Stadium at 3.30 p.m today. Prior to the football match, artistes presented songs to the spectators. Footballers from both teams led by referees took designated positions. Next, General Secretary of Myanmar Olympic Committee Director- General of Sports and Physical Education Department U Thaung Htaik and President of Myanmar Football Federation U Zaw Zaw greeted footballers from both teams.[ more + ] School buildings opened in Natogyi Township NAY PYI TAW, 28 Oct- Deputy Minister for Transport Col Nyan Tun Aung formally opened the school buildings in Natogyi Township on 25 October.[ more + ] Myanmar secures gold and silver YANGON, 28 Oct-Ma Aung Nghein of Myanmar secured one gold medal and one silver medal in the compound event of third world ranking Asian Circuit Archery held in Manila, the Philippines from 25 to 30 October.[ more + ] Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Secure and Smooth Transport meets YANGON, 27 Oct- A Work coordination meeting of Yangon Division Supervisory Committee for Ensuring Secure and Smooth Transport was held at the meeting hall of All Bus Lines Control Committee (Head Office) on Laydaunkkan Road in Tamway Township, on 24 October.[ more + ] Myanmar Wushu team leaves for PRC YANGON, 28 Oct- Myanmar Wushu team left here by air this morning to participate in World Traditional Wushu Championship to be held in Shiyan, the People’s Republic of China from 28 October to 2 November.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 October 2008
Date of publication: 28 October 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe receives PLA Deputy Chief of General Staff NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct � Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe received the visiting Chinese delegation led by Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li of Chinese People's Liberation Army at Bayintnaung Yeiktha, here, at 1 p.m today. [ more + ] General Thura Shwe Mann welcomes Chinese goodwill delegation NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct-A Chinese delegation led by Deputy Chief of General Staff General Zhang Li of the People's Liberation Army of the People's Republic of China arrived here by special flight this morning to pay a goodwill visit to the Union of Myanmar at the invitation of Member of the State Peace and Development Council General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence.[ more + ] Storm news YANGON, 27 Oct-According to the observation at 10 a.m today, Cyclone Rashmi occurred in the mid-west of Bay of Bengal moved to the northeastward and then entered the inland of Bangladesh after crossing India and near the border of Bangladesh and it is expected to dissipate within 24 hours while moving to northeastward.[ more + ] Government strengthens international political, economic and diplomatic relations Special Refresher Course No. 32 for basic education teachers concludes NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct-Special refresher course No. 32 for basic education teachers concluded at Yadana Hall of Central Institute of Civil Service (Upper Myanmar) in PyinOoLwin of Mandalay Division yesterday.[ more + ] Contestants of 16th Performing Arts Competition visit Nay Pyi Taw NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct-National races from Kachin, Kayah and Chin states who studied the 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions, and judges (central), judges of State/Division, managers and contestants today visited around Nay Pyi Taw.[ more + ] Chinese delegation arrives Yangon YANGON, 27 Oct- At the invitation of member of the State Peace and Development Council General Thura Shwe Mann of the Ministry of Defence, a Chinese delegation led by General Zhang Li, Deputy Chief of General Staff of People's Liberation Army of People's Republic of China arrived here this morning by special flight. [ more + ] Factories of Industry-2 inspected NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct-Minister for Industry-2 Vice-Admiral Soe Thein, on 25 October, inspected Electric and Electronic factory (South Dagon) where the responsible persons of the factory reported on production of home-used metres.[ more + ] Talks on Motivation & Job Design on 1 Nov YANGON, 27 Oct - Dr Tin Win, Pro-rector of Meiktila Institute of Economics, will give talks on Motivation and Job Design at Myanmar Fishery Federation in Insein Township on 1 November. [ more + ] Educative talks given YANGON, 27 Oct -An educative talk jointly organized by Admini-stration and Information Departments and Social and Cultural Working Group of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation was given at No. 48 Basic Education Post-Primary School in Shwepaukkan Myothit this morning.[ more + ] School environment sanitation activities in Nay Pyi Taw NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct-Minister for Education Dr Chan Nyein on 25 October visited No. 1 Basic Education High School in Nay Pyi Taw .[ more + ] Hydropower, bridge construction projects in An inspected NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct � Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Rakhine State Peace and Development Council Commander of Western Command Maj-Gen Thaung Aye and officials visited An Creek Hydropower Project being constructed by the Hydropower Imple-mentation Department, 3.5 miles north-east of An on 22 October morning and inspected construction tasks. [ more + ] Installation of power lines inspected YANGON, 27 Oct- Minister for Electric Power No. 2 Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint visited Myaungdaga main sub-power station in Hmawby Township yesterday.[ more + ] Education Ministry organizes respect paying YANGON, 27 Oct - Ministry of Education organized a ceremony to pay respects to teachers at No. 2 Basic Education High School in Sangyoung Township on 25 October, to mark World Teachers' Day.[ more + ] Talks on global financial crisis on 1 Nov YANGON, 27 Oct-Work Committee for Promotion of Information Technology of Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry has organized the talk (11/07-09) with the assistance of Thapyaymin Employment Agency Co Ltd. The talk will be held at the building of UMFCCI Tower on Minye Kyaw Swa Road in Lanmadaw township here on 1 November.[ more + ] Man arrested for making phone threat YANGON, 27 Oct- A man contacted the office of the Pabedan Township Peace and Development Council at 6.20 p.m on 24 October and made a phone threat using abusive words that he would blow up the offices of the Township PDC, Union Solidarity and Development Association and Police Station.[ more + ] Anti-mother-to-child HIV infection knowledge shared NAY PYI TAW, 27 Oct-Talks on community-based protection project against HIV infection from mother to child and instructor course were conducted at Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association in Nay Pyi Taw Lewe Township today.[ more + ] Villages of Twantay Tsp enjoy free medical treatment YANGON, 26 Oct - A team of Women's Chapter of Myanmar Medical Association visited Phayagyi Model Village in Twantay Township to provide medical health care this morning.[ more + ] National races youth get industrial skills YANGON, 27 Oct-Deputy Director General of Education and Training Department under the Ministry for Progress of Border Areas and national Races and Development Affairs U Win Aung, on 23 October, attended the closing ceremony of basic mechanic course, basic welding course and basic civil engineering course No.4 held at Border Areas National Races Youth Industrial Training School of Panhsan.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 October 2008
Date of publication: 27 October 2008
Description/subject: Bio-fuel saves money and energy, reduces environmental pollution and deforestation Prime Minister inspects natural waste biogas digesters YANGON, 26 Oct - Prime Minister General Thein Sein visited Myanmar Pharmaceutical Factory (Yangon) and inspected the natural waste biogas digesters this afternoon. [ more + ] Teachers to promote the quality of basic education schools in rural areas in order to narrow the gap of the education standards Special Refresher Course No. 66 for basic education teachers concludes YANGON, 26 Oct -The conclusion of the Special Refresher Course No. 66 for basic education teachers was held at Nawarat Hall of Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaunggyi) in Hlegu Township here this morning.[ more + ] Storm news YANGON, 26 Oct- According to the observations at 4 p.m today, the depression over West Central Bay has slightly intensify and centered at about 175 miles South of Kolkata (India). It is starting to cross northeast coast of India and western coast of Bangladesh and will reach onshore within next 12 hours.[ more + ] World Hand-Washing Day held YANGON, 26 Oct-A ceremony to mark World Hand-Washing Day, arranged by Ministry of Health, was held at Mariland rural health centre of Zalun Township of Ayeyawady Division on 15 October.[ more + ] 100 biogas digesters to be distributed to rural villages YANGON, 25 Oct-Minister for Industry-1 U Aung Thaung inspected the demonstration of the biogas digester at the Myanmar Pharmaceuticals Factory (Yangon) under the Myanma Pharmaceutical Industries this morning.[ more + ] 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions held on final day NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct - The 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continued on final day at the designated places in Nay Pyi TawYezin University Campus today.[ more + ] Regional development in Rakhine State inspected NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct - Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence, together with Chairman of Rakhine State Peace and Development Council Commander of Western Command Maj-Gen Thaung Aye and officials met family members of regional battalion in Kyauktaw on 21 October.[ more + ] MCG CO Ltd honours dealers YANGON, 24 Oct - CHIGO Air-Conditioners MCG Co Ltd honoured its dealers and hosted a dinner to them at Park Royal Hotel here today.[ more + ] Paper reading session on 1 Nov YANGON, 26 Oct- Organic Crops Groups of Myanmar Kitchen Crops Producers Association will hold paper reading session on Strategies and Approaches for Promotion of Organic Agriculture in Myanmar, organized by Myanmar Academic of Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Science at Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Minyekyawswa road in Lanmadaw Township here on 1 November. EM Technology experts from Japan will take part in paper reading session and anyone interested in it may participate in it.[ more + ] Yangon Div presents Buridat Drama NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct-The Buridat Drama Contest of the 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continued at the convocation hall of the University of Veterinary Science here this evening. The drama troupe representing Yangon Division took part in the contest. [ more + ] Kyakhatwaing Monastery holds 60th Katina Robes offering NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct - The 60th Katina robes offering ceremony of Kyakhatwaing Pariyatti Monastery was held at the monastery in Bago yesterday.[ more + ] 10th Myanmar Medical Association Conference to be held YANGON, 26 Oct-The opening ceremony of the 10th Central Medical Conference of Myanmar Medical Association (Central) will be held at the association on 9 November.[ more + ] Bio-security Level 2 Enhanced Animal Health Laboratory of LBVD opened YANGON, 26 Oct- A ceremony to open the Bio-security Level 2 Enhanced Animal Health Laboratory was held at the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department on Station Road in Insein Township here yesterday.[ more + ] Corner stones laid for religious buildings YANGON, 26 Oct-A ceremony to lay corner stones at Dhammavihara Pathamakyaw monastery building in Thingangyun township took place yesterday.[ more + ] Press conference on educational services and objectives of Shine Universal Services Co Ltd YANGON, 26 Oct-A press conference on educational services and objectives of Shine Universal Services Co Ltd was held at the Sedona Hotel yesterday afternoon. At the press conference, responsible persons briefed on the establishment of Shine Co and its objectives, education services offered by the company, the reason why one should go to Singapore that is trying to become an educational hub and education programmes. [ more + ] Pyinmana-Pinlong road upgraded NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct- Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence, together with Chairman of Shan State Peace and Development Council Commander of Eastern Command Brig-Gen Ya Pyae and departmental officials visited No.15 Sugar Mill (Shwe Nyaung), Khaungdine Langwe, Taunglaylone village-tract, and paddy plantations and other crop plantations on both sides of the road and construction of approach road to Laneli bridge on 25 October.[ more + ] Calender of Fine Arts Dept comes out NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct - Fine Arts Department of the Ministry of Culture has issued the calendar for 2009.[ more + ] MWAF conducts educative talks in Pantanaw Township NAY PYI TAW, 26 Oct - Head of Working Group on National Race Affairs of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation Daw Kyin Khaing and those from MWAF and the working group held educative talks at Inma Village in Pantanaw Township on 21 October. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 October 2008
Date of publication: 26 October 2008
Description/subject: Development tasks facilitated in southern Shan State NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct- Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence yesterday morning met with departmental officials of the Zawgyi-1 hydel power station of Hydroelectric Power Generating Enterprise at Bahtoo Station Yeiktha, Yaksawk Township, Shan State (South) and gave instructions on regional development.[ more + ] Maj-Gen Ko Ko inspects monsoon paddy harvesting in Hinthada, Kyonpyaw NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct -Maj-Gen Ko Ko of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Ayeyawady Division Peace and Development Council Chairman Commander of South-West Command Brig-Gen Kyaw Swe and departmental officials, viewed harvesting of monsoon paddy, display of monsoon paddy, gram and edible oil crop seeds, farm equipment, natural fertilizers and insecticides and winnowing of paddy at the model plot No.1521 in Kyaungkwin village in Hinthada Township yesterday.[ more + ] Maj-Gen Khin Zaw inspects regional development in Rakhine State NAY PYI TAW, 24 Oct - Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence who arrived at Sittway, Rakhine State met with State and Division level departmental officials at the meeting hall of Sittway Station on 20 October. On arrival at Yotayoke village in Punnagyun Township, Maj-Gen Khin Zaw looked into the trial-running of power tillers and harvesting of the model paddy field of farmer U Sein Tun and presented cash assistance to farmers.[ more + ] Storm news NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct-According to the observations conducted at 11 p.m today, the depression over Westcentral Bay of Bengal is getting intensified and is moving northeast. It is forecast to cross the northeastern coast of India and then the west coast of Bangladesh to inland areas within 36 hours.[ more + ] Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue for tenth day NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct – The 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continued for the tenth day at the designated places here today.[ more + ] Hsinyadana strain paddy field yields 222.5 baskets an acre in Nay Pyi Taw NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct-Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Wai Lwin attended the harvesting of the 30-acre model field of Hsinyadana strain monsoon paddy of the local regiment at Pinlaung junction here this morning. Capt Khin Maung Oo, in charge of the farm gave accounts of the purpose and conditions of the model plantation, and arrangements for harvesting the field.[ more + ] Thai guests study teak plantations NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct - Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung received Deputy Managing Director Mr Amnart Khampalikit of Forestry Industry Organization of Thailand and members of a group who study private commercial teak plantations at the ministry here yesterday morning.[ more + ] Briefing on package tours of Ba Gyan & Brothers Co Ltd YANGON, 25 Oct - A ceremony to honour the sales promoters, who had been on holiday in Bangkok, Thailand, during Thingyan holidays this year under the sponsorship of Ba Gyan & Brothers Co Ltd, the sole agent of UAE-made Golden Power Brand engine oil and RBI Brand rubber products, took place at the Traders Hotel on Sule Pagoda Road here in conjunction with a get-together on briefing on vacation programmes for 2009 to be organized by Ba Gyan & Brothers Co Ltd.[ more + ] Post-Disaster Mental Health Course concludes NAY PYI TAW, 24 Oct- The closing ceremony of Post-Disaster Mental Health Course, conducted by the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore, took place at Sedona Hotel, Yangon this evening. S i n g a p o r e a n Ambassador Mr Robert H K Chua and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Chairman of the Tripartite Core Group U Kyaw Thu made speeches on the occasion.[ more + ] SWRR Minister receives IFRC officials NAY PYI TAW, 24 Oct-Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe received Head of Asia and the Pacific Zone Department Mr A Listair Henley and party of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at Maykhala Hall of the ministry, here, this morning.[ more + ] Myanmar Medical Association conference on 14 Jan YANGON, 25 Oct- The 55th medical conference of Myanmar Medical Association will be held at the office of MMA from 14 to 20 January 2009.[ more + ] Archery team leaves for Philippines YANGON, 24 Oct-A Myanmar archery team led by Secretary U Kyaw Oo of Myanmar Archery Federation that will take part in the 3rd Asian Archery Grand Prix and the 3rd SEA Archery Championship to be held in Manila of the Philippines from 24 to 30 October left here by air this morning.[ more + ] IAAF Youth Coaching Course (Level 1) opens YANGON, 25 Oct – Jointly organized by International Association of Athletics Federations and Myanmar Track and Field Federation of the Ministry of Sports, the opening of IAAF Youth Coaching Course (Level 1) was held at Goal Hotel in National Football Training Centre, Thuwunna, here, this morning.[ more + ] Quality PTT lubricant introduced YANGON, 25 Oct-A ceremony to introduce PTT lubricant was held in conjunction with the ceremony to honour the sales agents at Traders Hotel on 21 October.[ more + ] Sagaing Division PDC Chairman’s Cup Football Tournament kicks off YANGON, 25 Oct – Chairman of Sagaing Division Peace and Development Council Commander of North-West Command Brig-Gen Myint Soe delivered an address at the opening of Sagaing Division PDC Chairman’s Cup Football Tournament at the sports ground in Monywa on 21 October and watched the match.[ more + ] Ministers meet officials of companies from PRC NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct - The ministers and the deputy ministers met officials of the respective companies in Nanning, the People’s Republic of China after attending the 5th China-ASEAN Expo and the 5th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the PRC.[ more + ] Marionette show presented NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct-Htet Arkar Marionette Troupe of the Fine Arts Department under the Ministry of Culture presented their marionette drama entitled‘Htwe Nyo’ at No. 7 Transit Centre in Ywadaw this evening.[ more + ] Ayeyawady Division presents Buridat Drama NAY PYI TAW, 23 Oct – The Buridat Drama Contest of the 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continued at the convocation of the University of Veterinary Science here this evening.[ more + ] Myanmar get one more silver YANGON, 25 Oct- Myanmar lost 15-21 to Thailand and won silver in the final match of Sepak Takraw (REGU) event on 21 October in the 1st Asian Beach Games 2008 in Bali, Indonesia. The co-runners-up are host Indonesia and the Republic of Korea. So far, Myanmar have won two golds and three silvers.[ more + ] Model monsoon paddy plot in Pantanaw Township harvested YANGON, 25 Oct- A ceremony to harvest the one-acre model monsoon paddy plantation of farmer U Kyaw Than Aung in Phayagyibet Village, Pantanaw Township, Maubin District, Ayeyawady Division was held at the plantation on 20 October.[ more + ] Draught buffalo handed over in Hmawbi Village, Pyapon Township YANGON, 25 Oct- Deputy Director- General Dr Aung Gyi of Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries attended a ceremony to hand over draught cattle and buffalo to farmers of storm-hit regions jointly undertaken by FAO and LBVD at Hmawbi Village, Pyapon Township, Ayeyawady Division yesterday morning.[ more + ] Hlawga Wildlife Park opens on Depavali Day NAY PYI TAW, 25 Oct-The Forest Department opens Hlawga Wildlife Park from 8 a.m to 4 p.m every day. On Depavali Day (28 October), the park will be kept open from 8 a.m to 5 p.m for better comfort and convenience of the visitors.[ more + ] Myanmar-Brazil soccer matches 26, 28 Oct YANGON, 25 Oct-A press conference on introducing the team of old selected Brazilian footballers, who will play Myanmar-Brazil fund raising matches, took place at Hotel Yangon here this afternoon.[ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 October 2008
Date of publication: 25 October 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe sends UN Day message Global partnership for development most significant and integral strategy to level-out uneven progress Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct-The following is the full text of the UN Day message sent by Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council, on the Sixty-third Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. [ more + ] China-ASEAN expos boost bilateral cooperation in many sectors between PRC and ASEAN Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Governor calls on Prime Minister General Thein Sein Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein received Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Governor Mr Ma Biao of the People's Republic of China at No. 17 hall of Liguan Resort in Nanning on 22 October morning. [ more + ] Cooperation with United Nations cornerstone of Myanmar's Foreign Policy Secretary-1 addresses ceremony to mark 63rd Anniversary of the United Nations Day Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct -A ceremony to mark the 63rd Anniversary of the United Nations Day was held at the City Hall of Nay Pyi Taw at 9.30 a.m today, addressed by Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein visits Nanning Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct - Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein and party, accompanied by Myanmar Ambassador to the People's Republic of China U Thein Lwin, Chinese Ambassador to the Union of Myanmar Mr Guan Mu and officials, arrived at International Chamber of Commerce Tower, the tallest building in Nanning, at 10 a.m yesterday. [ more + ] Prime Minister General Thein Sein visits site for construction of consulates-general, Myanmar trade representative office, Baqui Garden Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct-Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein and party, accompanied by Mr Shen Bei Hai, member of the Party Standing Committee of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and officials, arrived at the site for construction of Consulates-General in Nanning on 22 October. [ more + ] Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions go on Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct - The 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Com-petitions continued for the ninth day at the designated places here today.[ more + ] Maj-Gen Ko Ko inspects Kyangin Cement Plant Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct-Maj-Gen Ko Ko of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Vice-Chairman of Bago Division Peace and Development Council Brig-Gen Sein Myint, on 22 October inspected progress in constructing Nyaunggaing and Natmauk level crossings of Kyangin-Pakokku Railroad Project in Padaung Township, Bago Division. [ more + ] Development work inspected in Laikha, Panglong, Loilem Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct-Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence together with Commander Brig-Gen Yar Pyae on 22 October met servicemen and family members and presented medicines and sports gear to them at Laikha Station hall. [ more + ] MYANMAR GAZETTE Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct - The State Peace and Development Council has confirmed the appointment of the following persons as heads of service organization shown against each on expiry of the one-year probationary period.[ more + ] UMFCCI officials meet Indian guest Yangon, 24 Oct � Joint Secretary 2 U Tun Aung of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, CEC members and executives met Professor Dr Swapna Bhattacharya of Maulana Abdul Kalan Azad Institute of Asian Studies from India at the UMFCCI building on 17 October. [ more + ] Paper reading session on Organic Agriculture on 1 Nov Yangon, 24 Oct -Under the supervision of Myanmar Academy of Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock and Fisheries, Organic Crops Group of Myanmar Fruit and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association will organize a paper reading session on Strategies and Approaches for Promotion of Organic Agriculture in Myanmar at the building of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Min Ye Kyaw Swa street in Lanmadaw Township here on 1 November. [ more + ] Sagaing Division presents Buridat Drama Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct - The Buridat Drama Contest of the 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continued at the Convocation Hall of the University of Veterinary Science here this evening. [ more + ] Respect paying ceremony of No 1 BEHS (Insein) on 21 Dec Yangon, 24 Oct - Coordination meeting was held at the hall of No. 1 Basic Education High School in Insein on 14 September to hold respect paying ceremony arranged by the old students of the state high school and No. 1 BEHS (Insein). Those presents decided to hold the ceremony at the hall of No. 1 BEHS (Insein) on 21 December. [ more + ] Progress of rehabilitation work supervised in Pyapon, Dedaye Yangon, 24 Oct-Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing on 20 October inspected repaving of Pyapon-Dedaye Road between mile posts 13 and 14 and maintenance work. [ more + ] ICT committee of F & R Ministry holds coord meeting Nay Pyi Taw, 24 Oct - A coordination meeting of the information and communication technology committee of the Ministry of Finance and Revenue was held at the ministry here on 21 October. [ more + ]
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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 October 2008
Date of publication: 24 October 2008
Description/subject: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes back Prime Minister General Thein Sein on his return from PRC...Myawady Bank Limited gets new building in Nay Pyi Taw...Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends banquet hosted by PRC Government...Myanmar takes pride in China's space walk success Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Vice-Premier Mr Wang Qishan of PRC...Cash donated to construction of YCH annexe...Mandalay Div presents Buridat Drama...Private sector plays important role in establishment of impeccable ASEAN-China Free Trade Area Prime Minister General Thein Sein addresses opening of 5th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit...Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends 5th China-ASEAN Expo...Prime Minister General Thein Sein arrives at Nanning of PRC...Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends opening ceremony of Myanmar pavilions...Herbal plantations, forest camps, finished wood factory inspected...Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continue for eighth day.
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Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 October 2008
Date of publication: 23 October 2008
Description/subject: Factories in Okkalapa, Thakayta industrial zones taking shape: YANGON, 22 Oct-Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Yangon Division Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Win Myint looked into production process of factories during their tour of South Okkalapa industrial zone this afternoon.[ more + ] Tea plantations thriving in Natyegan mountain region of Ngaphe Township: NAY PYI TAW, 22 Oct-Minister for Forestry Brig-Gen Thein Aung had made field trips to two regions - one in Magway Division and other in Mandalay Division - on 18 and 19 October to inspect tea plantation in central Myanmar region in line with the guidance of Head of State.[ more + ] Pyapon Township sees progress: YANGON, 22 Oct-Member of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Minister for Hotels and Tourism Maj-Gen Soe Naing met with local residents and members of social organizations at Daw Nyein village in Amar Township, Pyapon District, on 19 October.[ more + ] Namhsan, Laikha Townships enjoying greater development: NAY PYI TAW, 22 Oct -Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence together with Chairman of Shan State Peace and Development Council Commander of Eastern Command Brig-Gen Yar Pyae and officials looked into the axis for construction of Namhsan-Kengtung railroad at Namhsan-Kengtung Railroad Construction Project in Namhsan Township yesterday.[ more + ] Sittway witnesses progress: NAY PYI TAW, 22 Oct - Maj-Gen Khin Zaw of the Ministry of Defence, accompanied by Chairman of Rakhine State Peace and Development Council Commander of Western Command Maj-Gen Thaung Aye, inspected harvesting in the 19-acre model paddy field in Thinpondan Village in Sittway, Rakhine State, on 19 October. [ more + ] Appointment of Ambassador agreed on: NAY PYI TAW, 23 Oct � The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of Mr Lazaro Herrea Martinez as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to the Union of Myanmar. [ more + ] Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continues for seventh day NAY PYI TAW, 22 Oct-The 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions continued for the seventh day at the designated places, here, today.[ more + ] International Tourism Course introduced YANGON, 22 Oct-A ceremony to introduce a course on International Tourism conducted by Ocean Gate was held at Ocean Gate Training Centre on Theinbyu Road in Mingala Taungnyunt township, here yesterday.[ more + ] Course on natural disaster preparedness opened YANGON, 22 Oct -Natural Disaster Preparedness Instructor course No. 3/2008 was opened at the Head Office of Fire Services Department in Mayangon Township here today.[ more + ] Progress in construction of houses in Labutta Township inspected YANGON, 22 Oct-Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Col Thein Nyunt attended the coordination meeting on construction of rural houses in Labutta Township at Bayintnaung hall in Labutta on 19 October. [ more + ] A-G Office conducts Work Efficiency Course No. 19 NAY PYI TAW, 22 Oct � The opening of Work Efficiency Course No. 19 for Auditors was held at the training school of Auditor-General's Office here this morning, with an address by Auditor-General Maj-Gen Lun Maung.[ more + ] Buridat Drama Contest commences NAY PYI TAW, 22 Oct-The Buridat Drama Contest of the 16th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions commenced at the Convocation Hall of the University of Veterinary Science, here, this evening.[ more + ] Cash donations for sinking tube wells YANGON, 22 Oct - Wellwishers contributed cash for sinking tube wells in Meiktila and Thazi townships at Irrigation Department here yesterday.[ more + ] Yangon Mayor looks into sinking of tube well in Kamayut Township YANGON, 22 Oct -Chairman of Yangon City Development Committee Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspected sinking of tube well being implemented by Engineering Depart-ment (Water and Sanitation) at the compound of YCDC staff quarters in Kamayut Township yesterday. [ more + ] School management course for township education officers concludes NAY PYI TAW, 19 Oct - The school management course for township education officers concluded at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Education here this afternoon with an address by Minister for Education Dr Chan Nyein.[ more + ]
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 October 2008
Date of publication: 22 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 October 2008
Date of publication: 21 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 October 2008
Date of publication: 20 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 October 2008
Date of publication: 19 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 October 2008
Date of publication: 18 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 October 2008
Date of publication: 17 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 October 2008
Date of publication: 16 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 October 2008
Date of publication: 15 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 October 2008
Date of publication: 14 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 October 2008
Date of publication: 13 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 October 2008
Date of publication: 12 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 October 2008
Date of publication: 11 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 October 2008
Date of publication: 10 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 October 2008
Date of publication: 09 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 October 2008
Date of publication: 08 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 October 2008
Date of publication: 07 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 October 2008
Date of publication: 06 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 October 2008
Date of publication: 05 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 October 2008
Date of publication: 04 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 October 2008
Date of publication: 03 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 October 2008
Date of publication: 02 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 October 2008
Date of publication: 01 October 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (951K)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 September 2008
Date of publication: 30 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2,16MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 September 2008
Date of publication: 29 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB, 9.61MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080929.pdf
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 September 2008
Date of publication: 28 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2mb, 10.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 September 2008
Date of publication: 27 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 September 2008
Date of publication: 26 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 September 2008
Date of publication: 25 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB, 9.6MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080925.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 September 2008
Date of publication: 24 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB, 9.5MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080924.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 September 2008
Date of publication: 23 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB, 7.7MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080923.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 September 2008
Date of publication: 22 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5MB, 7.7MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080922.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 September 2008
Date of publication: 21 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB, 8.8MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080921.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 September 2008
Date of publication: 20 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB, 7.9MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080920.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 September 2008
Date of publication: 19 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.3MB, 6.59MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080919.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 September 2008
Date of publication: 18 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB, 9.63MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080918.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 September 2008
Date of publication: 17 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB, 9.63MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080917.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 September 2008
Date of publication: 16 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB, 9.05MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080916.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 September 2008
Date of publication: 15 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB, 8.02MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080915.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 September 2008
Date of publication: 14 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB, 10.87MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080914.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 September 2008
Date of publication: 13 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB, 10.15MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080913.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 September 2008
Date of publication: 12 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB. 8.77MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080912.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 September 2008
Date of publication: 11 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.7MB; 9.95MB)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/NLM2008/eng/9Sep/n080911.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 September 2008
Date of publication: 10 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.44MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 9 September 2008
Date of publication: 09 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 8 September 2008
Date of publication: 08 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 7 September 2008
Date of publication: 07 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 6 September 2008
Date of publication: 06 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 5 September 2008
Date of publication: 05 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 4 September 2008
Date of publication: 04 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 3 September 2008
Date of publication: 03 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 2 September 2008
Date of publication: 02 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 1 September 2008
Date of publication: 01 September 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 31 August 2008
Date of publication: 31 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 August 2008
Date of publication: 30 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 29 August 2008
Date of publication: 29 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 28 August 2008
Date of publication: 28 August 2008
Language: Engishl
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 27 August 2008
Date of publication: 27 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 26 August 2008
Date of publication: 26 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 25 August 2008
Date of publication: 25 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 24 August 2008
Date of publication: 24 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 23 August 2008
Date of publication: 23 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar "22 August 2008
Date of publication: 22 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 21 August 2008
Date of publication: 21 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 20 August 2008
Date of publication: 20 August 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 19 August 2008
Date of publication: 19 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Donations for storm victims...Health volunteers honoured.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 18 August 2008
Date of publication: 18 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Local people urged to exert greater effort to improve socio-economic life - Prime Minister inspects rehabilitation and reconstruction tasks in storm-hit regions of Yangon, Ayeyawady Divisions: "Fishing boats and fishing equipment have been handed over for the second time to those in Dedaye Township who are engaged in fishery for resuming their work"..."Responsible officials are to go down right to villages and encourage the local people to try hard for more improvement of their socio-economy by ignoring their past living conditions and taking lessons from the cyclone Nargis".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 17 August 2008
Date of publication: 17 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND IT AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: EGAT of Thailand donates 1,800 sets of lamp-posts for rehabilitation in storm-hit areas...USDA youths honoured for voluntary services...Reconstruction tasks in Kungyangon Tsp supervised..... ARTICLE: "Talks on knowledge about weather to minimize losses caused by natural disasters" by Moe Myint Lin Let; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 16 August 2008
Date of publication: 16 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: USDA Secretary-General gives instructions on agricultural work...Cash donated to storm victims...Minister inspects development tasks in Shaukchaung village tract, Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Energy Minister attends coordination meeting on reconstruction in Kungyangon.....LEGISLATION: Law Amending the Ports Act promulgated - Union of Myanmar The State Peace and Development Council - The Law Amending the Ports Act (The State Peace and Development Council Law No. 5/2008)- The 14th Waxing of Wagaung 1370 ME (15 August, 2008) [mainly a list of offences against the Ports Act, with details of the corresponding fines]
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 15 August 2008
Date of publication: 15 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: MWAF donates sewing machines to seven storm-hit townships in Ayeyawady Division...Energy Minister attends work coordination meeting for reconstruction of Kungyangon Township...CI sheets for storm-hit monasteries, houses.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 14 August 2008
Date of publication: 14 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: USDA Secretary-General attends ceremony to grant stipends for students in Labutta Tsp.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 13 August 2008
Date of publication: 13 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Saudi Arabia donates aids for storm victims...Thai Ambassador donates relief items...Lt-Gen Myint Swe attends ceremony to hand over fishing boats, fishing gear..... ARTICLE: "Let’s reconstruct village self-reliant libraries in storm-stricken areas" by Than Tun (IPRD): "...During the storm, about 1430 libraries with publications were ravaged. Now, it is needed to reconstruct village libraries. Entrepreneurs, companies, well-wishers and organizations are working in concert through coordination to give mental treatments to the storm victims...Under the patronage of the Ministry of Information and supervision of the Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association, media entrepreneurs and artistes donated cash and kind to storm survivors in the villages in Twantay and Kawhmu Townships..."
Language: Engishl
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 12 August 2008
Date of publication: 12 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: ARTICLE: "Donate publications to broaden the horizons of storm victims" by Hnin Oo Khin: "...It is very encouraging to note that plans are well under way to fulfil the basic needs of the victims and to improve the living conditions of the entire local people by providing them with wooden houses then with brick ones. The benevolent attitude of the government and great generosity of the well-wishers have completely won the admiration of those who have witnessed or learnt the generous deeds. Now, local residents in the storm-hit areas have been provided with materials to a certain degree. So, it has yet to improve their mental conditions. Man is made up of body and mind. It is required to improve their physical and mental conditions. Naungyo Battle made history of Myanmar owing to daring spirit of Bayintnaung and sacrificing attitude of his troops. Scholars therefore said, “Never give up whatever it is”. Mental caliber is a must for human beings..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 11 August 2008
Date of publication: 11 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Medicines donated to storm survivors...Golden Temple Sayadaw of Singapore donates K 30m for construction of houses.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 10 August 2008
Date of publication: 10 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Maj-Gen Ko Ko attends cash and kind donations of Sitagu Missionary Group for monasteries, hospital and people in Labutta Township...NDPCC member on inspection tour of villages in Labutta Township...1,000 Buddha images for storm survivors...Water purifiers for storm survivors.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 9 August 2008
Date of publication: 09 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Health Minister meets Chargé d’ Affaires of US embassy...Minister accepts cash for reconstruction of Dedaye...Cash donated for storm victims...More relief aid arrives..... ARTICLE: "Nargis Story (1)" by Moe Myint Lin Let; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin): "Photos reflect the rehabilitation works and reconstruction of buildings hit by storm Nargis as well as the delivering of relief supplies to the survivors...".
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 August 2008
Date of publication: 08 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Health Minister inspects relief camps in Labutta, Myaungmya townships...More relief supplies arrive.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 7 August 2008
Date of publication: 07 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: More relief supplies arrive...Cash donation for storm survivors.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 6 August 2008
Date of publication: 06 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Ceremony to consecrate Tilawka Marajein Pagoda held in Bogale Tsp...More donations for storm victims
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 5 August 2008
Date of publication: 05 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINE: More supplies arrive.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 4 August 2008
Date of publication: 04 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: 22.94 tons of supplies of WFP arrives...Mon State USDA, Red Cross, Auxiliary Fire Brigade’s volunteers honoured...Cash and kind donated for storm victims..... ARTICLE: "Health care journey of house surgeons to Kyaiklat" by Win Myint (Insein): "...House surgeons of Yangon University of Medicine-1 and Yangon University of Medicine-2 participated in the health care services. From 1 June to 27 July, they went on four trips to Kungyangon, Twantay, Kawhmu and Kyauktan townships of Yangon Division and Kyaiklat, Maubin, Wakema and Myaungmya townships of Ayeyawady Division to provide health care services to the victims..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 3 August 2008
Date of publication: 03 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: 1,500 baskets of paddy strain seeds donated...Medical providers make field trips to transit, rear camps in storm-hit regions...Rail Transportation Minister inspects construction of houses in Dedaye Township...Cash donation for reconstruction of monasteries, houses in storm-hit regions..... EXHORTATIONS/SLOGANS: "Ariyasaccana dassanam, to discern the noble-truths; this is the way to auspiciousness".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5,8MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 2 August 2008
Date of publication: 02 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Ambassador of Republic of Korea donates tarpaulins...More supplies arrive...Energy Minister supervises reconstruction of storm-hit villages in Kungyangon Township...Financial Sub-committee chairman accepts cash donations for storm victims..... SLOGANS/EXHORTATIONS: "Tapo ca, ascetic practices; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 1 August 2008
Date of publication: 01 August 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: More relief supplies arrive at Yangon Int’l Airport...Cash and kind supervisory committee meets.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 31 July 2008
Date of publication: 31 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Minister inspects houses for storm survivors in Mawlamyinegyun...World Vision (Myanmar) donates water purifiers...SWRR Minister accepts cucumber seeds for storm-hit regions...Relief supplies arrive...Medical teams leave for storm-hit regions.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 August 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 July 2008
Date of publication: 30 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Ayeyawady Division put 3.6 miln acres under monsoon paddy...International relief supplies arrive...TCG Chairman, diplomats, resident representatives of UN organizations, officials of INGOs and MFCC observe reconstruction in storm-hit regions in Ayeyawady Div...Medical team provides medical treatment in storm-affected regions.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 29 July 2008
Date of publication: 29 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH: HEADLINES: Survivors urged to work hard for improvement of socio-economic status - Prime Minister tours two townships in Ayeyawady Division...More international relief aids arrive...Cash donation for storm victims...Contributions to storm victims...MRCS provides relief aid to storm victims in Mawlamyinegyun..... CONSTITUTION - ARTICLE: "People’s goal must be brought to fruition" by Kaytu Nilar: "...the government is given mandate to, on behalf of the people, kick out any disruptions to the goal of transition to democracy on the path paved by the people. The government’s taking measures to ensure smooth transition to democracy without disruptions is neither deprivation of democracy rights nor suppression. To be frank, subversive elements inside and outside the nation are lackeys of the neo-colonialists. In serving the interests of neo-colonialists, they are never worried that their motherland and the people may come under alien subjugation, and the whole nation may be ablaze with conflicts and may be reduced to ashes due to their acts to get funds and brokerage fees..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 28 July 2008
Date of publication: 28 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS ANFERMATH - HEADLINES: Cash and kind for storm victims...Health care services provided at 12 forward camps..... ARTICLE: "Reconstruction and rehabilitation tasks at full stretch" (2) by Kyaw Ye Min: "...With assistance provided, out of 1.8 million sown acreage of the storm-hit townships, over 1.4 million acres (accounting for 76 per cent) were already ploughed and 1.14 million acres (accounting for 60 per cent) were already put under paddy. Cent per cent acres will be put under paddy soon. And the paddy production of Ayeyawady Division will return to normal soon..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 27 July 2008
Date of publication: 27 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Wellwishers donate cash to storm survivors...More relief aid arrive...Health care services for storm survivors winner in Myaungmya...Thai Ambassador donates cash and kind to Int'l Institute of Abhidhamma, storm victims...Psychiatrists make field trip to Mawlamyinegyun Tsp..... REFERENDUM - ARTICLE: "That's my gold cup, give it back to me Playwright Maung Kyauk Doe" ..."...About 99 per cent of eligible voters cast votes on the constitution with 92.48 per cent of votes in favour. This meant that the people unanimously approved the constitution. Being approved by 92.48 per cent accounting for 93 people out of 100, the success in the approval of referendum is the national achievement..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 26 July 2008
Date of publication: 26 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Storm survivors in Mawlamyinegyun Township receive medical treatment...Relief supplies arrive...Veterinarians inoculate draught cattle in Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Wellwishers make cash donations for storm victims...Infectious diseases control measures taken in storm-hit areas...Personal and household goods for storm-hit villages in Mawlamyinegyun..... ARTICLES: "Unity is strength" by Hlaing Aung: "The harmonious cooperation of the entire people to address and surmount the situations triggered by the storm “Nargis” seems to support the saying that goes “Unity is strength”. Myanmars showed such a consolidated unity among them in times of emergency that they won the recognition of the international community...the cohesion of the government, the people and the Tatmadaw. Since the time when the storm was still raging, the Head of State and national level dignitaries were laying down programmes to launch rescue and resettlement tasks. In the post-storm period, Chairman of the National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Prime Minister General Thein Sein stayed in the stormravaged areas to supervise the rescue and relief measures. Furthermore, the Head of State and the Deputy Head of State made inspection tours of the storm-hit areas, fulfilled the requirements and gave guidance. A minister has been assigned to each storm-struck township to supervise the relief and rehabilitation tasks...It is also required of the entire people to maintain the already-achieved consolidated unity and participate actively in the drive for building a new nation. That is the national concern or the lifeblood for the nation..."....."A journey to storm-hit area of Mawlamyinegyun" Article & Photos: Mawgyun Myint Aung (IPRD).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 25 July 2008
Date of publication: 25 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives UN Humanitarian Chief and party...Medical teams leave for Bogale, Labutta Townships...NPED Minister receives UN Humanitarian Chief...WFP donates supplies to storm victims...Wellwishers present cash donations for storm survivors...Cash and kind donation for storm survivors...SWRR Minister meets UN Humanitarian Chief...Health care services provided to storm survivors..... ARTICLE: "Restoration of Myanmar’s fishery industry" by San (Set Hmu): "...Now, the National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee is building durable houses with the contribution of the government and local donors for enabling the victims in temporary shelters and in the relief camps to resettle down in their home places..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 24 July 2008
Date of publication: 24 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Eastern Shan State makes donations for storm victims...Construction materials donated for reconstruction of Shwe Yin Aye Pagoda...Water purifiers, chlorine tablets for storm victims...Minister attends ceremony to donate relief supplies to storm victims...Relief aids from WFP arrives...Health care given to storm-hit victims of Bogale Township.. SLOGANS/NOTICES: " Certain internal and external anti-government elements, self-centred persons and unscrupulous elements are now seeking their self-interests by sending to the foreign news agencies stories about relief and rehabilitation work they have made up and shot on video.  Storm victims are hereby warned to remain vigilant with nationalistic spirit against the deceptions of the self-centred persons and unscrupulous elements" (on back page since 6 June)..... PERSPECTIVES: "Rebuild embankments for prevention of floods"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 23 July 2008
Date of publication: 23 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Sanitation works carried out in sea water-flooded villages...Cash and kind donated to storm victims...Relief supplies arrive...TCG Chairman and UN Humanitarian Chief visit storm-hit areas...Remote storm-hit villagesack page since enjoy health care.....SLOGANS/NOTICES: "Witness may inform about misappropriation of internal and international relief funds and supplies: Anyone may dial the following phone numbers of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement if he witnesses or knows that the cash assistance and relief supplies donated from abroad and at home to the storm victims are kept for self-interest, traded, used for particular persons and organizations, or misappropriated for other purposes. Head of Office Ph: 067 404021 and 067 404022 Deputy Head of Office Ph: 09 860 1002" (on back page from 11 June)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 22 July 2008
Date of publication: 22 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Deputy Foreign Minister receives personnel of UNICEF...Ceremony to release Post-Nargis Joint Assessment Report held...International relief aids continuously flow to Yangon Airport...Draught cattle inoculated in Mawlamyinegyun...Health care services provided to storm victims..... ARTICLE: "USDA members at storm-hit villages to contribute to rehabilitation and reconstruction works" by Maung Maung Htwe (MNA). Photos: Zaw Min Lat (MNA)..... SLOGANS/NOTICES: (on back page since 28 June): "Make donations to the storm victims  Everybody may make donations freely.  Everybody may make donations to any person or any area. However, wellwishers are urged to avoid unsystematic donations and acts that may tarnish the image of the nation and its people."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 21 July 2008
Date of publication: 21 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Specialists provide health care in Mawlamyinegyun Township..... PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for more progress of storm-ravaged areas"..... ARTICLES: "Reconstruction and rehabilitation tasks at full stretch" (1) by by Kyaw Ye Min: "No government will ignore the people in distress". Particularly, our government used to pay more attention to the affairs of people in distress since the government and the people of the country deal with one another like parents and offspring..."..."Reconstruction and rehabilitation gaining momentum in Pyinsalu" by Myo Nyunt; Photos: Thant Zin Tun (Kyemon).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 20 July 2008
Date of publication: 20 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Maj-Gen Ko Ko inspects reconstruction works in Ngapudaw, Hainggyikyun...Deputy Foreign Minister receives UN Assistant Secretary-General...NDPCC member inspects reconstruction works of storm-hit villages...More Int’l relief aids arrive...Wellwishers from States and Divisions continuously donate cash and supplies.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 19 July 2008
Date of publication: 19 July 2008
Description/subject: CYVLONE NAGGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Health care provided in Theikpankongyi Village, Labutta Tsp.....ARTICLES: "A glow of pride in health care for storm victims" by Dr Kyaw Myint: "...I write this article to honour those who have carried out health care services in the relief camps, those from floating hospitals who gave treatments and those who discharged duties in the storm-hit areas for their goodwill and brilliant performances..."..."Musical entertainment with sympathy for storm-hit areas of Mawlamyinegyun Township" - Article and Photos: Mawgyun Myint Aung (IPRD)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 18 July 2008
Date of publication: 18 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - Perhaps on account of 17 July (covered by 18 July NLM) being Waso (Dhammaçakka Day), there is no reference to the cyclone in this issue, apart from two regular slogans/notices.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 17 July 2008
Date of publication: 17 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Fishing gear for fishermen in Dedaye...2.2m acres under monsoon paddy in Ayeyawady Division...Cash donations made to storm victims...More international relief supplies arrive at Ygn Int’l Airport...Minister looks into rehabilitation works in Bogale...Thai Government presents medicines for storm-hit regions...Power-tillers donated to storm-hit areas.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 16 July 2008
Date of publication: 16 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Specialists providing free health care services to storm survivors...USDA volunteers honoured [for cyclone rehabiltation work]...Myanmar Brewery Ltd donates cash to social organizations...Storm-hit pagoda in Kawhmu gets new umbrella...More international relief supplies arrive at Ygn Int’l Airport...Htoo Trading, Air Bagan participate in rehabilitation work in Bogale...150 houses for Kyetsharywama village..... ARTICLE: "Media under colonialists’ influence, incapable of undermining Myanmar’s nationalistic fervour" (1) by Tekkatho Myat Thu.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 15 July 2008
Date of publication: 15 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NAGRIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister on inspection tour of Jowarwa model village, Kyaukye village, Pyapon township...USDA members participate in Mawlamyinegyun rehabilitation...More international relief supplies arrive...Storm survivors in Labutta, Myaungmya receive treatment.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 14 July 2008
Date of publication: 14 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NAGRIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Donations for storm-affected monasteries...House surgeon team leaves for Ayeyawady Division...Agriculture and Irrigation Minister attends coord meeting on higher output of agricultural produce...Telecommunications facilities inspected in Yangon, Ayeyawady Divisions..... ARTICLE: "In contributing towards rehabilitation and reconstruction of storm-hit areas" by Kyaw Swa Nge: "...Due to the contribution of the government, and local and international donors, storm victims have restored their agricultural farming and fisheries..."...* It can be seen that most of the aids provided by the international community are relief items and foodstuff which were needed only in the relief period. * As the relief and preparedness measures have been carried out in the storm-hit regions successfully, the rehabilitation and reconstruction works are being undertaken at present. * Now, it is necessary to give priority to making donations of construction materials such as CI sheets, nails, cement, timber and iron rods and donations of such as power-tillers, paddy strains, fertilizers, water pumps, generators, fuel, fishing boats/ machines and fishing nets for rehabilitation and reconstruction tasks and resuming businesses...The article contains tables comaring internal and foreign donations.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 13 July 2008
Date of publication: 13 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: More international relief supplies arrive...Wellwishers make donations MNA for storm-affected regions...Health care services provided in Bogale.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 12 July 2008
Date of publication: 12 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Volunteers provide health care to storm victims in Ayeyawady Division...Progress of Ngawun Bridge (Myokwin) Project, preventive measures against floods inspected in Hinthada, Zalun...Medical team provides health care in Bogale Township...More international relief supplies arrive... ARTICLE: "Situations caused by ‘Nargis’ should not be exploited" by Maung De Doh: "...The delta is rich in natural resources. The dwellers of the Ayeyawady Division are hardworking with resilience to difficulties. So, if they have enough number of fishing nets, fishing boats, draught cattle and farm implements, they will soon overcome all the difficulties..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 11 July 2008
Date of publication: 11 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – HEADLINES: Storm victims in Dedaye Tsp get supplies...A&I Minister meets Japanese guests...Rehabilitation tasks in Hainggyikyun inspected...Attorney-General inspects storm-hit law offices in Yangon, Ayeyawady Divisions...Maj-Gen Ko Ko inspects development tasks in Ayeyawady Division...Assessment and Response Course on Disaster conducted...Draught cattle, power tillers reach storm-hit villages..... ARTICLES: "Natural disaster, irresponsible media and global opportunists" by Hlaing Aung..."Participation of Inland Water Transport in rehabilitation tasks" by Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 10 July 2008
Date of publication: 10 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – HEADLINES: Minister inspects rehabilitation tasks and chosen site for construction of permanent houses near Mayan village...Health care services in Mawlamyinegyun..... ARTICLES: "Growing paddy with tractors and living in durable houses" by Sargyitha (Pani Pin)..."A trip to storm-hit areas of Mawlamyinegyun Township" by Than Zaw; Photos: Maung Maung Thant (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 9 July 2008
Date of publication: 09 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Better conditions created in cooperation with government and national entrepreneurs - Prime Minister inspects rehabilitation tasks...More relief aids arrive Yangon...UNICEF praises Myanmar’s reconstruction efforts...Emergency aid project for storm survivors signed...Medical teams carry out health care services in Kungyangon..... "ARTICLES: Conserve mangrove forests for environmental regeneration" by MYITTA AYE... "It is found that some regions in Ayeyawady Division were severely hit by the cyclone Nargis that occurred in the early May this year but there was less damage in Mainmahlakyun due to the mangrove forest. This is the benefit of the existence of mangrove forests..."...Mawlamyinegyun Township enjoying progress in basic needs and farming work in a short time. Than Zaw; Photos: Maung Maung Thant (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 8 July 2008
Date of publication: 08 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – HEADLINES: Local authorities to make field trips right down to storm-hit regions and inculcate local people with a sense of wishing to enjoy higher living status - Prime Minister attends ceremony to hand over fishing boats and fishing nets in Mawlamyinegyun, Bogale townships…Visa granted to 1,670 aid workers, 757 working in storm-hit areas…Work in storm-hit regions inspected…Dhamma Zedi Sayadaw donates cash to storm-hit monasteries in Ayeyawady Div…More relief supplies arrive at Yangon Int’l Airport….. CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects building of houses and fishing boats for storm-hit region… Mr Kushida, President of KEI-AI Co Ltd & UMESUSHI Co Ltd donates US $ 2000 to storm victims through Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe at the Central Bank of Myanmar (Yangon Branch) on 1 July… Maj-Gen Ko Ko inspects boat building and fishing gear at Boat Building Camp of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries in Ayeyawady Division…Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe accepts K 3 million presented by Secretary of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association Dr Daw Wai Wai Tha, Joint Secretary Dr Daw May Malar, Treasurer Daw Khin Than Win and Executive… Photo shows fishing nets and fishing boat engines for storm victims in Mawlamyinegyun Township…USDA members of Group (6) are engaged in sanitation tasks in Setsan Village monastery…USDA members of Group (4) removing a fallen tree in Saluseik Village...USDA members of Group (2) provide health care to local people…USDA members of Group (3) removing fallen trees….USDA members of Group (5) reconstructing a ravaged house…Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects various kinds of fishing nets displayed near Tonehle creek in Mawlamyinegyun Township…Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects temporary classroom of the high school in Pyinsalu…Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects production of post shoes for construction of houses in the storm-hit areas…Prime Minister General Thein Sein greets local people in Thingangon Village….Prime Minister General Thein Sein presents vegetable seeds and farm implements to a farmer in Pyinsalu…Prime Minister General Thein Sein observes demonstration of fishing boats in Toe River in Bogale Township…USDA members volunteer to plough field in Hlinephone Village….. ARTICLE: “USDA members participating in reconstruction and rehabilitation tasks with heart and soul” by Maung Maung Htwe (MNA).
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 7 July 2008
Date of publication: 07 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects reconstruction and rehabilitation tasks in Labutta and Ngapudaw townships… …Donations invited for storm survivors…Health care service provided in Labutta….. CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – PHOTO CAPTIONS: Engines and related items to be installed at the boats seen in the workshop of FEishery Department… U Zaw Moe Khine and Dr Saw Nay Nwe of AA Medical Products Ltd donate K 5 million to storm-hit people through President of Myanmar Medical Association Prof Dr Kyaw Myint Naing on 4 July… Houses built by donors for storm survivors… Power-tillers to be distributed to farmers in storm-affected areas… Fishing boats to be used in stormaffected areas in Ayeyawady and Yangon Divisions… Members of Tatmadaw (Navy) load relief supplies for storm victims in Labutta onto a vessel….. ARTICLE: “Storm victims can now wear smiles” by MI KHIN THANT “…As the saying goes, ‘Blood is thicker than water’, Myanmars are united in times of emergency. During the independence struggles and in the safeguarding of independence, Myanmars showed their nationalism, patriotism and unity. Everyone has witnessed the nationalistic spirit of the entire people in the rescue, relief and rehabilitation tasks in the aftermath of cyclone Nargis…”
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: 6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 6 July 2008
Date of publication: 06 July 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Nearly cent per cent telephone lines restored in Yangon - Plan under way to repair remaining damaged telephone lines...Public continue making donations for storm victims...Health care services provided in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Discussion on regenerating of farming industry held...More relief supplies arrive...Donations invited for storm survivors..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Harmonious collaboration brings development to storm-hit areas"..... REFEENDUM/CONSTITUTION: "Goodbye, 1990 election results!" by Pauk Sa: "...Nowadays, the result of the 1990 election is no longer legal as it has been ditched by the entire people who are desirous of the emergence of a new modern developed democratic nation. This being so, the NLD’d better join hands with the people and then stand for the 2010 election in line with the laws instead of longing for the result of the 1990 election..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 5 July 2008
Date of publication: 05 July 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 4 July 2008
Date of publication: 04 July 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 3 July 2008
Date of publication: 03 July 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 2 July 2008
Date of publication: 02 July 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 June 2008
Date of publication: 30 June 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 29 June 2008
Date of publication: 29 June 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 28 June 2008
Date of publication: 28 June 2008
Description/subject: SLOGANS: "Make donations to the storm victims  Everybody may make donations freely.  Everybody may make donations to any person or any area.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 27 June 2008
Date of publication: 27 June 2008
Description/subject: PHOTO NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH – HEADLINES: Minister looks into construction of new roads in Ayeyawady Division...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, ASEAN Secretary-General, UN Under Secretary-General, members of TCG, representatives of UN agencies and INGOs observe reconstruction works in Ayeyawady Division…More relief aids get to Ygn Int’l Airport…Social, health services inspected in Labutta, Myaungmya Tsps…..PHOTO NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS : Singaporean Ambassador Mr Robert Chua hands over airport ground handling equipment to Col Nyan Tun Aung, Deputy Minister for Transport, on 26 June… Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu, ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan, UN Under Secretary-General Ms Noeleen Heyzer and party observe teaching of school children at make-shift shelters of Sethsan village BEHS in Bogale Township… Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu, ASEAN-HTF Chairman Dr Surin Pitsuwan, UN Under Secretary-General Ms Noeleen Heyzer and party view teaching of school children at make-shift shelters of Kyeinchaunggyi village BEPS in Bogale Township… Dr Tha Hla Shwe, President of MRCS, presents cash assistance and relief aids to Red Cross members of Labutta Township.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 26 June 2008
Date of publication: 26 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Lt-Gen Myint Swe looks into completion in repairing jetties, running of vessels along Yangon River...Head of Information Department of MWAF and members donate cash, stationery to storm-hit schools, nunnery...Third Meeting of ASEAN-HTF held...Malaysian medical team arrives...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects clearing of debris, dredging of drains for beautifying of downtown Yangon...More relief supplies arrive at Ygn Int’l Airport...Minister Maj-Gen Aung Min inspects reconstruction tasks in Dedaye Tsp...MRCS distributes relief supplies in Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Goods available at Win Thuzar shop in Labutta.....PHOTO NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe of Ministry of Defence inspects repair of jetty in Kyimyindine Township… Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects removal of fallen trees from the compound of Pyidaungsu Avenue in Dagon Township. — MNA YANGON,… Minister Maj-Gen Aung Min inspects reconstruction of embankment to prevent seawater in Dedaye Township… Homes for storm survivors seen in Kadonkani Village in Pyapon Township. President of CB Bank U Khin Maung Aye funded construction of the homes for the storm survivors..... REFERENDUM/CONSTITUTION: ARTICLE: "Let’s march forward along the path to democracy paved by the people" by U Pyay Kyaw: "...The people have paved the way to the Myanmar democracy. The most democratic way is to respect and fulfil the wishes of the majority of the people. Therefore, no one should disregard the people’s desire. Their opposing and disrupting the people’s desire means designating themselves to be the common enemy of the people..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 25 June 2008
Date of publication: 25 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects construction of durable houses for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division - Officials urged to help grow paddy fully in townships...VOA airs falsehood that tornado wipes out entire Kaingthoung village - Villagers with us, in good health...Man Fut Tong Welfare Society and JBS Co of Singapore donate supplies to storm victims...MMA team makes field trips to storm-hit regions...Indian delegation arrives in Yangon...More relief aids arrive at Ygn Int’l Airport...Prime Minister receives UN Under Secretary General and UNESCAP Executive Secretary...ASEAN Roundtable on Post Nargis Joint Assessment for Response, Recovery and Reconstruction held...Schools opened in Kaingthoung Village...Ywale Chaung Village gets Red Cross Society supplies...Health talks in Mawlamyinegyun...Reconstruction items sent to Pyinsalu.....PHOTO NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS Prime Minister General Thein Sein distributes food to school children at a pre-primary school in Poelaung Village in Labutta Township on 23 June… Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects houses for storm-victims in Pyapon Township on 23 June… Man Fut Tong Welfare Society and JBS Company of Singapore donate relief aids in the presence of Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence… Members of USDA clearing downed trees in Hsincheya Village in Labutta Township… USDA members and Tatmadawmen take part in reconstruction work in Kyeinchaunggyi Village in Bogale Township… Minister Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung accepts US $ 200,000 presented by Mr Shri Jairam Ramesh… Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives UN Under Secretary General and UNESCAP Executive Secretary Ms Noeleen Heyzer in Yangon… Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Minister of State for Commerce and Power of India Mr Shri Jairam Ramesh in Nay Pyi Taw… Prime Minister General Thein Sein greets residents in Poelaung Village in Labutta Township as he inspects rehabilitation works in the village… Prime Minister General Thein Sein comforts a patient receiving treatment in a hospital in the town of Ahmar… Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects houses for storm survivors in Kyondah Village, Dedaye Township… ASEAN Roundtable on Post Nargis Joint Assessment for Response, Recovery and Reconstruction in progess..... ARTICLE: "Feeling sad and glad simultaneously" by Sitagu Sayadaw Dr Ashin Ñanissara..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reconstruction tasks in full swing thanks to collaboration"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 24 June 2008
Date of publication: 24 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects construction of houses for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division...Tripartite Core Group Workshop on Medical Missions Feedback in Post Nargis Relief Response and Early Recovery held...Fish and prawn purchasing depots opened in Labutta...Relief aids shipped to Mawlamyinegyun Township...Rehabilitation works in Kungyangon inspected...Minister inspects cable installation in Yangon South District...International relief supplies keeps flowing to Yangon International Airport...Health care services conducted in Pathein.....PHOTO NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS Tripartite Core Group Workshop on Medical Missions Feedback in Post Nargis Relief Response and Early Recovery at Chattrian Hotel in Progress Minister Dr Kyaw Myint speaks at Tripartite Core Group Workshop on Medical Missions Feedback in Post Nargis Relief Response and Early Recovery at Chattrian Hotel A repaired basic educ Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Col Hla Thein Swe accepts K 2.5 million for storm victims donated by Cholia muslim religious association on 23 Juneation primary school at Botilote Village in Mawlamyinegyun Township Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Col Hla Thein Swe accepts K 2.5 million for storm victims donated by Cholia muslim religious association on 23 June... ARTICLE: "Loving-kindness, essential for security of storm-victims" by Kyaw Soe (Kyaikmaraw): "...The government, well-wishers from states and divisions, industrialists, companies, servicemen, social organizations and religious associations are making generous donations of kitchen provisions including rice, edible oil and salt, vegetables, purified water, clothes, and relief supplies such as household utensils to the storm victims..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 23 June 2008
Date of publication: 23 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Durable houses for storm survivors being constructed...Sewing machines donated to storm victims...Storm survivors receive health care in Bogale Township...MWEA donates relief aids to storm survivors in Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Charity play 25-27 June...Chairman of NDPCC Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends ceremony to present medicines, medical equipment worth US$ 150,000 for storm victims donated by Sitagu Missionary Group...More international relief supplies arrive at Yangon International Airport...Wellwishers from states and divisions donate cash and kind to storm victims...BEPSs opened in Labutta Township..... ARTICLE: "It has come to their knowledge" by Hlaing Aung: "I happened to read an article “In Myanmar, surprising recovery” featured in 17-6-2008 issue of the International Herald Tribune Newspaper Website. It said that about six weeks after the outbreak of the Cyclone Nargis the medical doctors and staff of INGOs, who had given health care in the storm-hit areas, on their return disclosed the situations in the areas were not as bad as expected. Regarding the storm, the media of the West bloc made various accusations against Myanmar. So did high-ranking officials of certain western countries. Of the two major accusations, the first said that tens of thousands of victims lost their lives due to the fact that in the aftermath of the natural disaster, foreign aid (foreign warships) were not allowed to enter the nation and rescue tasks could not be carried out in time. The other was that millions of victims would die of hunger because the Myanmar government did not take care of the storm victims, nor did it provide food or health care. And tens of thousands of victims would die of dysentery and diarrhoea due to consumption of unsafe water. When the government refuted the accusations, they accused the government of inventing news and imposing a news blackout. However, in the article sent from Yangon, some foreigners who had made trips to the storm-affected areas said that the accusations were untrue. Charge d’ Affaires ai Ms Shari Villarosa of US Embassy to Myanmar said, “I’m not getting the sense that there have been a lot of deaths as a result of the delay”. The US defence..."..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Provide requirements for progress of storm-hit areas"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 22 June 2008
Date of publication: 22 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: More efforts to be made for regional development realizing genuine goodwill of the State taking measures for raising living conditions of storm survivors - Prime Minister General Thein Sein tours Labutta, Bogale Townships...Relief supplies arrive in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Minister inspects collective ploughing in Dedaye...Relief supplies arrive in Mawlamyinegyun Township...KOICA and KEPCO of Korea donate cables...Health care services stepped up in Kyaiklat, Bogale...Cash donations continue for storm victims...More relief supplies arrive...F&R Minister meets EC members of MBA...MWAF donates cash and kind to Shwegondine Nursery...USDA CEC member inspects construction of new school buildings....."PERSPECTIVES": "Try to improve living conditions of local people in storm-hit areas"..... REFERENDUM: ARTICLE: "Keep calm and thoughtful" by Yan Gyi Aung: "...Now, the State constitution (2008) has been approved with the support of 92.48 per cent of the eligible voters. That means the people have endorsed the State’s follow-up programmes for forming a people’s democracy government according to the constitution. To put it another way, the people have paved the way for the emergence of a new democracy government in accordance with the State constitution (2008)...".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 21 June 2008
Date of publication: 21 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Power-tillers distributed to villages in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Minister attends cash and power-tillers donation ceremony in Pyapon Township...Fisheries Department to build fishing boats...Storm survivors in Kungyangon Township receive health care...Ministry of Health, Organizations under UN rendering health care service in Ayeyawady Div...Health care for domestic animals, rehabilitation of livestock breeding work...Nepali Ambassador presents cash donation for relief and rehabilitation works...More relief supplies arrive..... ARTICLE: "Members of Bago Division (East), Kachin State and Ayeyawady Division USDAs taking part in reconstruction tasks in Dedaye Township" Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA), Photos: Thar Nyan (MNA)..... 0THER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Order No 2/2008 2nd Waning of Nayon, 1370 ME (20 June 2008) Reassignment of Duty of Minister...Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Order No 3/2008 2nd Waning of Nayon, 1370 ME (20 June 2008) Appointment of Minister.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 20 June 2008
Date of publication: 20 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Kachin State donates cash, kind to storm victims...Remaining schools in Ayeyawady Div to reopen at end of June...Sayadaw Bhaddanta Nandasiri and disciples donate supplies to storm victims second time...Paddy strains for Labutta...Schools reopened in Mawlamyinegyun...Storm-hit villages get power tillers...Donors at home and abroad donate cash to storm survivors...Myanmar delegation arrives back after attending Asian-European Finance Ministers’ Meeting...USDA members perform reconstruction tasks in Ayeyawady Division...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects clean-up work in Yangon City...Relief supplies of WFP arrive...Traditional medicine practitioners give treatment...Altimo Foundation of Russia donates medicine, hospital equipment... ARTICLE: "Changing scene of Pyinsalu in Labutta Township by Myo Nyunt (Kyemon) Photos: Htay Aung (Kyemon..... OTHER ISSUES: ARTICLE: "Let’s nurture the sapling of democracy" by Kyaw Min Lu (Shwepyitha) (1): "NLD is just a destructive force that constantly destabilizes the nation. It was very foolish of the NLD leader to lay down the policy of economic sanctions against the mother country. NLD is a sort of organization that has tried to get the nation and the people into troubles".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 19 June 2008
Date of publication: 19 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Relief aid provided to storm victims in Kungyangon...A& I Minister meets Japanese Ambassador...Rehabilitation tasks resume in Sarkyin village...DMS gives medical treatment in Labutta...PBANRDA Minister performs rehabilitation tasks in Mawlamyinegyun Township...International relief supplies keep on flowing to Yangon International Airport...Pakistan-Myanmar Friendship Association donates relief supplies...Paddy strains arrive in Labutta Tsp...Private vessels re-run in Mawlamyinegyun Township... ARTICLES: "Beware of rats that are trying to make holes in the walls of the granary" by Maung De Doh: "...Underground and aboveground saboteurs at home and from abroad who are desperate to destroy Myanmar are like rats. Their characters are so identical to that of rats, I think they were the reincarnations of rats. They are such persons who know no regard whatsoever if their fellow members will come to power. Instead of mourning for hundreds of thousands of victims who lost their lives during the storm ‘Nargis’ that rocked the nation, they are happy with the situations of the nation with the thought that the country has got into crises, and they will soon be able to overthrow the government. Frankly speaking, they are like thieves and robbers who want to rob a sick person in bed..."..."Health care services speeded up in Labutta Township" by Myo Nyunt (Kyemon); Photos: Htay Aung (Kyemon)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Speed up development tasks for storm-ravaged regions".
Language: Engishl
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 18 June 2008
Date of publication: 18 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein stresses improvement of socio-economic life of storm-hit regions...Farming sector in Pyapon, Ahmar speeds up...Storm survivors in Ngapudaw receive medical treatment...Fishery sector restarts in Pyapon...A & I Minister receives Italian Ambassador...Vietnamese medic team donates medicine and medical equipment to storm victims...Health Deputy Minister meets Russian Ambassador and party...Minister inspects power supply tasks in Yangon North District...More international relief aid arrives...Daily health care services in Pyapon...Navy continues to participate in reconstruction and rehabilitation tasks in storm-hit regions..... ARTICLE: Rumours by Theikpan Kyaw Pe Zaw: "...There are still widespread rumours in Lashio to the effect that Mars and Saturn will meet on 20-6-2008. Consequently, the people will be subject to three kappas such as famine, a variety of diseases and disorder. There will be storms, floods and scarcity of rice so on and so forth. They are spreading the rumour with the intention of creating fear and panic among the people. They also spread rumours that there would be infectious diseases in addition to diarrhea in the stormhit regions. It is true that the storm-hit regions are usually struck by an outbreak of diarrhea. But the concerted efforts of the government, local people, well-wishers, local and international donors, those from the Ministry of Health and NGOs and Red Cross members were able to get rid of the water-borne disease. The medical teams of other countries that came to the aid of Myanmar witnessed such achievement and made it public...".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 17 June 2008
Date of publication: 17 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects project to reclaim new plots for storm survivors of Labutta...L&F Ministry to disburse loans to fish farms...Relief aid from foreign countries arrives...Well-wishers continue making donations for storm victims...UNICEF provides CI sheets, nails for school...Major rice mills in operation...Volunteers plough rice fields in Bogale Township...Relief, reconstruction work in storm-hit areas completed in short period—thanks to strength of human resources...BEPS at Ngatantaya Village opened..... REFERENDUM: "Why did Myanmar people unanimously vote for State constitution?" by Aung Ze Min.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 16 June 2008
Date of publication: 16 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Tetnaywin Tun floating hospital gives medical treatment to ailing storm victims...Monsoon paddy cultivation commences in Boetiluk Village of Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Cash and kind donation accepted...More international relief aid arrives...Deputy Minister donates cash and relief supplies to storm-hit monasteries...Cash donated for reconstruction of monastery, school building in Pyapon...Mobile health care team provides medical treatment to storm victims in Labutta...Well-wishers continuously make donations for storm victims..... ARTICLE: Rehabilitation measures being taken at grassroots-level in Mawlamyinegyun Township" by Maung Maung Myint Swe Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make concerted efforts for speedy development of storm-hit areas". ARTICLE: - REFERENDUM: "The path leading towards goal" by Lu Thit (Padauk Mye)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 15 June 2008
Date of publication: 15 June 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 14 June 2008
Date of publication: 14 June 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 13 June 2008
Date of publication: 13 June 2008
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 12 June 2008
Date of publication: 12 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Minister for Education receives UNICEF Resident Representative...Minister inspects rehabilitation tasks in Dedaye Township...Entrepreneurs undertake rehabilitation works...Village schools in Mawlamyinegyun Township repaired...Health care services given to relief camp in Pyinsalu...Relief supplies continuously flow to Myanmar...MRCS and IPRD staff help restore family links...Reconstruction of Mawlamyinegyun Township under way...Embankments under repair in Labutta, Ngapudaw Townships...Traditional medicine practitioners leave for storm-hit villages in Ngapudaw.....BACK PAGE: [Messages and slogans occupy the whole of today's back page, as was the case during the "Saffron Revolution"]: "Make donations to the storm victims: --Everybody may make donations freely. -- Everybody may make donations to any person or any area. However, wellwishers are urged to avoid unsystematic donations and acts that may tarnish the image of the nation and its people"..."Certain internal and external anti-government elements, self-centred persons and unscrupulous elements are now seeking their self-interests by sending to the foreign news agencies stories about relief and rehabilitation work they have made up and shot on video. -- Storm victims are hereby warned to remain vigilant with nationalistic spirit against the deceptions of the self-centred persons and unscrupulous elements." ... --" Skyful liars attempting to destroy nation --BBC lying --VOA deceiving --RFA setting up hostilities -- Beware! Don’t be bought by those ill-wishers"... "Witness may inform about misappropriation of internal and international relief funds and supplies: Anyone may dial the following phone numbers of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement if he witnesses or knows that the cash assistance and relief supplies donated from abroad and at home to the storm victims are kept for self-interest, traded, used for particular persons and organizations, or misappropriated for other purposes. Head of Office Ph: 067 404021 and 067 404022 Deputy Head of Office Ph: 09 860 1002..... ARTICLES: "Exhibiting extraordinary courage and resilience" by CHIT NAING (PHYCHOLOGY) (sic)..."Reconstruction and development scenes in Hsukalat Village-tract of Dedaye Township" by Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon )....."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for improvement of socio-economic life of people".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 11 June 2008
Date of publication: 11 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Chairman of NDPCC Prime Minister Gen Thein Sein tours Twantay, Kawhmu, Kungyangon Townships...Visas granted to 911 persons, 569 foreign aid workers carrying out relief efforts in storm-hit areas...Foreign exchange donations fully spent for victims without making any deductions...Private Media entrepreneurs donates K 5 million to storm victims...Health Minister meets leader of Japanese medical team...Health care services being provided to storm-affected regions - No outbreak of contagious, epidemic diseases in storm-hit areas...Complaints about relief aids misappropriation invited...MAS to distribute paddy strains to Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...MRCS to use speedboats for health care tasks...Max Myanmar Co donates supplies to victims...Guiding principles to be followed by UN agencies, inter-governmental organizations, INGOs, and NGOs in carrying out aid and assistance activities for cyclone victims briefed...Relief aid from foreign countries arrives...Construction materials for Pyinsalu...Witness may inform about misappropriation of internal and international relief funds and supplies..... ARTICLE: "USDA members set out for reconstruction tasks in storm-hit areas" by Toe Naing and Yi Yi Myint (MNA; Photos by Hla Moe (MNA)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Discharge social functions of the people as national duty"
Language: Eng;lish
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 10 June 2008
Date of publication: 10 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets USDA reconstruction volunteers to Ayeyawady Division...USDA youth members to take part in tasks of reconstruction in villages of Labutta, Bogale Tsps...Private media donate cash and kind to storm victims in Kawhmu, Twantay townships...Kachin State donates over K 690 million...Minister gives instructions on rehabilitation tasks in Kungyangon...Industrial zones management committee holds coord meeting...Post-Nargis Joint Assessment teams to make field trips to storm-affected areas...International Relief Supplies continue to arrive at Yangon Airport...Minister receives ICRC official...Staff of Htoo Trading Co Ltd and Air Bagan Co Ltd take part in reconstruction works...Fallen trees removed, power supply tasks under way in Dedaye...Medical team leaves for Bogale, Labutta and Pyapon Townships..... ARTICLE: "We have to replace earth bricks with stone ones" (2) by Kyaw Ye Min....."PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperate with national spirit in speedy implementation of reconstruction tasks".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB, 47K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-10-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 9 June 2008
Date of publication: 09 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein on inspection tour of relief camps in Bogale and Pyapon Townships... ARTICLE: "We have to replace earth bricks with stone ones (1)" by Kyaw Ye Min :"...For ensuring self-sufficiency in rice a string of dams and reservoirs were built in order to turn Sagaing Division into the rice bowl of Upper Myanmar like Ayeyawady Division which is the rice bowl of Lower Myanmar. With the emergence of Thaphanseik Dam Sagaing Division is now able to produce over 100 million baskets of paddy yearly. Likewise, plans are under way to turn Taninthayi Division into another edible oil pot like Magway Division which is the edible oil pot of the nation. In that regard, arrangements have been made to transport basic commodity from one place to another, and people no longer need to worry about it..." ...TO BE CONTINUED...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB, 58K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-09-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 09 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 8 June 2008
Date of publication: 08 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Plans under way for settlement of storm victims in new places or native lands - Prime Minister visits Ayeyawady Division...Deputy Minister views salvage work...Myitzima Gonyi Sayadaw makes more donations...Renovation of Kyaikkasan Pagoda coordinated...Yangon Division MCWSC donates cash and kind to storm-hit nunneries...More relief aids arrive at Yangon International Airport...Agricultural facilities, feedstuff, paddy strains supplied Schools, offices and religious buildings under repair in Dedaye Township...Construction of schools in Hainggyigyun, Ledaw, Thetkethaung completed by 100%...Donations for storm victims...Rehabilitation materials for storm victims...Repair work of damaged power lines inspected...Farmers get power tillers...Provision of health care services supervised...Medical teams provide health care to storm victims...MRCS, ICRC supply drinking water to Dedaye Township.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Patients transferred from Bogale Township to Yangon getting on an ambulance...Deputy Minister Col Nyan Tun Aung inspects repair of barges to be used as floating jetties in Ayeyawady Division...School children being taught at make-shift tents of Thuwunna BEHS in Thingangyun Township...The congregation seeks ovadakatha from Sayadaws for all-round renovation of Kyaikkasan Pagoda...The congregation seeks ovadakatha from Sayadaws for all-round renovation of Kyaikkasan Pagoda...WFP-donated items arrive at Yangon International Airport...“Medical treatments are being given daily,” said Dr Win Myint, Deputy Director- General of Health Department...The photo shows health care services being provided to storm victims of Ayeyawady Division...Storm victim patients receiving medical treatment from doctors...Floating hospital Pa Pa Win berths at the jetty in Mawlamyinegyun to give medical treatments to victim patients of villages...Various kinds of medicines are kept systematically on board the floating hospital...Dato Leong Kin Mun-Datin Htet Htet Aye and Malaysian entrepreneurs donate CI sheets, TV, DVD and others worth K 3.4 million to Pantapwinttaung Missionary Tawya Monastery Sayadaw Bhaddanta Paññasara of Taikkyi Township on 7 June...Brig-Gen Aung Thein (Retd) and family hands over K 300,000 of his family and K 1 million of Cetanakan Lottery Shop of Pathein to Financial Subcommittee Chairman Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Col Hla Thein Swe...Financial Subcommittee Chairman Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Col Hla Thein Swe accepts K 30 million donated by U Ko Ko Htoo-Daw Sanda Aung of Myanma Industrial Port...Specialist and nurses of North Okkalapa General Hospital giving health care services to storm victims on board Taing Aye vessel in Bogale Township...A nurse of North Okkalapa General Hospital giving vaccine to a child in Bogale Township...MRCS President Prof Dr Tha Hla Shwe presents relief aid to storm victims...Specialists giving medical treatment to storm victims at Bogale People's Hospital..... ARTICLES: "The enemy who is more destructive than Nargis" by Ngar Min Swe: "At present, some foreign broadcasting stations are making attempts to undermine the national unity under the pretext of Nargis. Those foreign broadcasting stations that are attempting to put the nation into a state of 1948-1949 are worse than Nargis. They also cited and instigated the people to oppose the draft constitution before the national referendum was held. But Myanmar people were able to overcome the instigation of those broadcasting stations that are worse than Nargis."..."Floating hospitals in service of storm victim patients in Bogale, Pyapon and Labutta townships of Ayeyawady Division" by Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)....."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for timely cultivation of paddy in storm-hit areas".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4, 62K)
Date of entry/update: 08 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 7 June 2008
Date of publication: 07 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects teaching of school children at temporary shelters...Specialists give free medical treatments in storm-hit regions...Plans under way to assist students who lost parents in storm for learning education...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects installation of telephone cables and power lines, removal of fallen trees, dredging of drains...Sports Minister supervises reconstruction of Wabalaukthauk, Htamanaing villages in Kawhmu Township...French aid arrives at Sule Jetty...Repairs of energy facilities inspected...Monsoon Forum 2008 held...ROK medical team providing health care in Kungyangon Tsp...Donations for storm-stricken monasteries and religious buildings...Relief supplies from abroad arrive Yangon International Airport...Ovadakatha sought for re-hoisting Seinbudaw, Hngetmyatnadaw, Htidaw atop Shwenaban Pagoda.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Students being taught at make-shift tents of Thuwunna Basic Education High School in Thingangyun Township...A Basic Education High School under repair in Wabalaukthauk village, Kawhmu Township...Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Than Htay visits Thakayta Oil Base Camp of Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise...Prime Minister General Thein Sein views learning of school children in a makeshift classroom in BEHS, Thingangyun Township...A 30-member Korean medical team arrives in Myanmar...Donation of stationery to be used for Red Cross members in storm-hit areas was made at Myanmar Red Cross Society on 6-6-2008. Haji Sar Lay, Managing-Director of Bawa Group of Companies (Yangon) of Bawa Trading Pte Ltd (Singapore) hands stationery to Secretary Dr Hla Pe, Chief Executive Officer Col Khin Maung Hla (Retd) and Treasurer U Kyi...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects clean-up of fallen trees in Kandawgyi Natural Gardens...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects dredging of drains along Upper Pazundaung Road in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Students learning in make-shift tents in No. 4 BEPS in Thingangyun Township...Seinbudaw (diamond orb) and Hngetmyatnadaw (pennant-shaped vane) being prepared for Shwenaban Pagoda...MV Claudia carrying relief aid from France docks at Sule Wharf No. 5...French-donated relief aid being unloaded from MV Claudia...A specialist group providing free health care to storm victims on a ship..... ARTICLE: "Rehabilitation works are being carried out in a systematic way" by Ko Ke: "...The government has worked as hard as it can in the relief and rehabilitation tasks. As the motto, 'All the survivors must continue to survive', victims have been provided with relief supplies with which they can continue to survive. Now, the second pace of rehabilitation is in progress, so the authorities have allowed the victims to return home if they want to. Allowing them to return to their home places is not uprooting them or ignoring their difficulties..."....."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for improvement of socio-economic life of local people".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB, 63K),
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-07-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 6 June 2008
Date of publication: 06 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye attends to needs of Kungyangon, Dedaye, comforts victims, greets volunteers... Air Force continues to participate in rehabilitation and reconstruction of storm-hit regions...Naval vessels take part in rehabilitation tasks...Robes and provisions donated to storm victim monks and nuns in Pyapon Township...India to contribute US$ 200,000 for Shwedagon...Relief supplies from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...Medicines, equipment donated to MoH...MMCWA relief aids for storm victims...Take preparedness and preventive measures against natural disasters by building combined offices, schools and government buildings with high level of foundations - Vice-Senior General Maung Aye makes arrangements for reconstruction of storm-hit regions in Ayeyawady, Yangon Divisions...New roads to be constructed in Ayeyawady Division...Water purifiers donated to storm victims...Self-seekers, unscrupulous elements selling video tapes featuring invented stories to foreign news agencies - People find acts of self-seekers exploiting storm victims abominable.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hears reports on relief and reconstruction of Kungyangon Township presented by Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi...Sayadaw Phallop Thaiarry of Mahachulalong Kornrajavidyalaya University presents cash and kind to Minister Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung...Relief aids donated by Thai-based WFP arrive at Yangon International Airport...Vice-President of MMCWA Dr Daw Tin Lin Myint presents stationery and relief aids to storm survivors in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo accepts the donation presented by Chairman of MMMEDA Dr Win Sithu...Power tillers and bags of rice donated by Htoo Trading Co Ltd and Air Bagan Co Ltd seen in Kyeingyounggyi Village, Bogale Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye gives instructions to ministers, entrepreneurs and officials on rehabilitation in storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady and Yangon DivisionS...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye hears report on rehabilitation tasks in Dedaye Township presented by Minister Maj-Gen Aung Min...Members of Myanmar Red Cross Society loading motor boats with bags of rice to transport them to villages in Kungyangon Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye briefs storm victims on plans for reconstruction in storm-hit areas at relief camp in Ottwin Village in Ayeyawady Division...Wellwishers hand over water purifier and five sets of equipment worth K 60 million to Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint..... REFERENDUM - ARTICLE: "The people have opened the democracy door to Myanmar (2)" by Tekkatho Myat Thu.....SLOGANS/NOTICES:  Certain internal and external anti-government elements, self-centred persons and unscrupulous elements are now seeking their self-interests by sending to the foreign news agencies stories about relief and rehabilitation work they have made up and shot on video.  Storm victims are hereby warned to remain vigilant with nationalistic spirit against the deceptions of the self-centred persons and unscrupulous elements..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Farmers to strive to meet production target in agriculture sector"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB, 34K))
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-06-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 06 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 June 2008
Date of publication: 05 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Aim to be set for gaining greater progress in reconstruction of storm-hit regions - Vice-Senior General Maung Aye tours relief camps in Ngapudaw, Hainggyikyun, Pyinsalu, Labutta...Sayadaw in France, donates relief aid to victims...State puts on record efforts and contributions of wellwisher people, Red Cross, entrepreneurs, social organizations to relief tasks - Vice-Senior General Maung Aye fulfils requirements of rehabilitation in Ngapudaw, Labutta townships...Relief aids from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...Survivors in Maubin receive dental care...Donors contribute relief aid to storm victims...DMS teams participate in health care services.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects fishing equipment to be distributed to fishermen at the 3rd-mile relief camp in Ngapudaw Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye views providing medical care to storm survivors by Japanese relief team in Labutta Township...Relief aids from India arrive at Yangon International Airport...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims at the 3rd mile relief camp in Labutta...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts a storm victim receiving treatment at People’s Hospital in Labutta...Vice- Senior General Maung Aye briefs storm survivors on arrangements for rehabilitation tasks in Pyinsalu...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye consoles storm victims in Pyinsalu...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye consoles storm victims in Ottwin relief camp in Ottwin and Phonetawpyae villages...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye briefs ministers and national entrepreneurs on rehabilitation tasks in Ngapudaw and Labutta townships.....REFERENDUM: ARTICLE: The people have opened the democracy door to Myanmar (1) by Tekkatho Myat Thu..... OTHER NEWS: Moneyin dam in Namtu Township, Shan State (North) commissioned... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve environment for longer existence of all living things".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB, 55K),
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-05-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 4 June 2008
Date of publication: 04 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye visits storm-hit villages in three townships - Requirements will be provided in cooperation with region in-charge ministers, national entrepreneurs and departments concerned...S’pore medical team donates medicines, medical equipment to MoH...Energy Deputy Minister inspects ploughing of farmlands in Kungyangon...MRCS donates relief supplies in Kungyangon...Gifts for Myanmar Red Cross Society...Double A donates 1 million Baht for victims...Relief supplies continue to arrive at Yangon International Airport...Cash for orphans in storm-affected regions...Htoo Trading, Air Bagan conduct memorial service for victims of Bogale Tsp...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye makes arrangements to facilitate rehabilitation tasks ("...As arrangements have been made for fulfillment of basic commodity wherever necessary, local people are now enjoying food security...").....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye greets Indian medical team led by Mr Prafull in Bogale Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Hlinephone village in Labutta Township...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo accepts medicines and medical equipment presented by Sigaporean Ambassador Mr Robert Chua Hian Kong...Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe accepts US $ 1 million donated by Brunei at Central Bank of Myanmar (branch) on 3 June...President of MRCS Dr Tha Hla Shwe accepts four boats donated by Dagon Kyaw Co Ltd....Double A donates 1 million Baht worth of aid to help storm victims...Relief supplies donated by Red Cross Society of Denmark arrive at Yangon International Airport...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts patients at outpatient department of People’s Hospital in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts Patients at People’s Hospital in Bogale...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts patients at temporary hospital of Directorate of Medical Services...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts patients receiving treatment at People’s Hospital in Mawlamyinegyun...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye briefs on arrangements for reconstruction of villages to residents in Theikpangongyi Village in Labutta Township...Members of the special team-2 of Directorate of Medical Services provide medical care to local people in Bogale Township...Officials of Myanmar Red Cross Society donate relief aids to storm survivors taking shelter at a monastery in Kungyangon Township...The congregation receives the Five Precepts from Members of the Sangha during a memorial service for storm victims at Kyunthaya Village in Bogale Township...Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Myint Thein and employees of Ministry of Construction present cash to Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint...Dr U Pwint Phu accepts K 500,000 donated by Dr Tun Min Latt and Dr Win Min Soe...Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Deputy Commanderin- Chief of the Defence Services Commander- in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meets the ministers, national entrepreneurs and officials..... REFERENDUM: ARTICLE: "True mandate of the people" by An Observer..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Achievement in implementing the relief and rehabilitation tasks".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB, 53K))
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-04-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 June 2008
Date of publication: 03 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye visits relief camps in Kyaiklat, Pyapon, Satsan and Kadonkani in Ayeyawady Div...Relief supplies from abroad continue to arrive at Yangon International Airport...Contacts for wellwishers to donate cash, kind to storm victims [phone nos. of various generals to whom donations may be sent]...Indonesian medical team arrives...PBANRDA Minister inspects rehabilitation work in Mawlamyinegyun Township...General practitioners provide treatment for storm victims...MFVPEA to donate farming equipment...500 CI sheets donated to storm-destroyed monasteries...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects cleaning of downed trees, water supply in Dagon Myothit (North)...ERAT trains representatives of ministries for Nargis assessment...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye gives instructions on reconstruction of Kyaiklat and Pyapon regions - Emphasis to be placed on socio-economic progress while reconstruction tasks in full swing.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims at Satsan Relief Camp in Bogale Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye greets medics providing medical care to storm victims in Pyapon...Relief aids from WFP based in Thailand arrive Yangon International Airport...Indonesian medical team pose for photo on arrival at Yangon International Airport...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts a patient receiving treatment at the hospital in Kyaiklat...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye greets medics providing medical treatment to residents in Pyapon...Members of Indian medical team provide medical treatment to storm victims...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye meeting with locals of Kadonkani Village in Pyapon Township...Minister Col Thein Nyunt presents physic nut oil-fired stoves to storm victims of Kyahon Village in Mawlamyinegyun Township...General practitioners from Yangon singing melodious songs to children in Labutta...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects construction of a 100,000-gallon tank in Dagon Myothit (South)...F&R Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe accepts cash contributed by companies and individuals through Ministry of Energy...Local farmers plough rice field with the use of power tillers at Kyonda village, Dedaye Township...Agricultural work in full swing in Kamapa Village...Power tillers at work in a farmland of Kamapa Village...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye discusses matters on reconstruction of Kyaiklat and Pyapon at the meeting with officials concerned and entrepreneurs in Pathein..... ARTICLE: "Storm-hit Kamapa Village in Kungyangon Township resumes agricultural work with help of power tillers" by Maung Maung Myint Swe.....CONSTITUTION: ARTICLE: "State constitution, mandate of the entire people" by Si Thu Aung..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Carry out rehabilitation task with added momentum".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB, 65K))
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-03-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 June 2008
Date of publication: 02 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Lt-Gen Myint Swe looks into repair of power lines, removal of fallen trees in downtown Yangon...A&I Minister meets Saudi Arabian Ambassador...Thai medical team recounts experience to Thai Health Minister...Deputy Health Minister meets medical teams head for storm-hit regions...Wellwishers invited to donate cash and kind to storm victims...Charity Golf tournament held...MRCS donates medicines, relief supplies to storm victims...Deputy Foreign Minister receives WFP official...Relief supplies from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...Medicines and medical equipment for storm victims.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe attends cash and kind donation ceremony of disciples of Man Fut Tong Welfare Society led by Sayadaw Rev Chen Tuen of Singapore for storm victims...Minister Maj-Gen Htay Oo meets Saudi Arabian Ambassador Mr Turki Bin Naji Abdul Kadir Al Ali...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo sees off a medical team at Lanthit Jetty...Lt-Gen Myint Swe views removing of fallen trees being carried out along the road to Yangon International Airport by Tatmadawmen of Mingaladon Airbase and staff of Asia World Co Ltd...FMI Co Chairman U Theim Wai accepts K 30 million for relief and rehabilitation of Ngaputaw and Hainggyikyun townships by Singapore, Malaysian and Thai Associations...President of Myanmar Red Cross Society Prof Dr Tha Hla Shwe presents relief supplies to Red Cross members from Maubin Township...TCG Chairman Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu meets Rome-based UNWFP Executive Director Ms Josette Sheeran...Relief supplies from PRC arrive at Yangon International Airport...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo accepts donation of Rotary International District 2650...Relief aid donated from abroad being loaded onto a helicopter...Bhaddanta Kosalla discusses relief and rehabilitation plans with personnel concerned...Dhamma Zedi Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kosalla (Maha Dhamma Cariya)...Warehouses seen at Sule International Port of Myanma Port Authority..... ARTICLE: "Dhamma Zedi Sayadaw says people should donate cash and kind to storm victims systematic and in disciplined ways" by Maung Maung Myint Swe..... REFERENDUM: ARTICLE: "National referendum and firm decision of the people" by Yebaw Tin Shwe.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB, 71K))
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-02-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 02 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 1 June 2008
Date of publication: 01 June 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: International relief supplies continue to arrive ...Deputy Health Minister receives Deputy SEA Regional Director of WHO...Deputy Foreign Minister receives Singaporean Ambassador...Roads Network Development Project in Ayeyawady Delta Region [map]...Thai medical team recounts experiences...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims during visits to relief camps in Yangon Div.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Relief aid donated by Saudi King and the people arrives at Yangon International Airport...Chairman of TCG Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu meets Singaporean Ambassador Mr Robert Chua Hian Kong and party...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (North) Township...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Goods are being loaded onto a sea-going vessel at Myanmar International Thilawa Terminal...Warehouses seen at Htidan wharf...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Atwin Padan of Hlinethaya Township...Planes carrying relief supplies from abroad seen at Yangon International Airport...Senior General Than Shwe gives guidance on construction of a road network in Ayeyawady Division...Senior General Than Shwe gives guidance on relief and rehabilitation tasks and disaster preparedness measures to be carried out in Ayeyawady Division...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye inspects loading of timber logs, pigeon pea and green gram onto cargo ships at Myanmar International Thilawa Terminal..... ARTICLE: "Parents’ loving-kindness and goodwill towards offspring" [3rd of 3 parts. Main focus: infrastructure development] by Kyaw Ye Min
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.1MB, 61K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-06-01-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 May 2008
Date of publication: 31 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: PRC medical team donates vehicles, medicines and medical equipment...Charity stage show for storm victims...Yangon Division MCWSC donates uniforms, stationery to students in Thanlyin...Tripartite Core Group formed to assist rehabilitation programmes: NAY PYI TAW, 30 May—The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee today issued the News Release No. 9 dated 30 May 2008. The full text of the news release is as follows:- ...U Hton Gold Shop donates cash to storm victims...UMFCCI donates relief supplies to storm victims...Yangon Mayor inspects sanitation task...More international aids arrive at Yangon International Airport...Cash continuously donated to storm victims...Maj-Gen Tha Aye looks into regional development tasks in Myeik...Thai Medical Team provides medical treatment to storm survivors in Labutta...Wellwishers from States and Divisions continuously making donations...Communication services inspected in Ayeyawady Division.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Economic and Commercial Attaché Mr Tang Hai hands over documents related to donations of Chinese medical team to Director-General U Than Oo of Relief and Resettlement Department...Minister U Aung Thaung inspects a corn product factory in Taungdwingyi...A storm victim family enjoys meals at relief camp in Labutta Township, Ayeyawady Division...U Hton family provides cash assistance for storm survivors...Relief aids donated by IFRC arrive at Yangon International Airport...Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspects dredging of drains near junction of Parami and Pyay roads...Sixty-one members of Kachin State Red Cross Society pose for a documentary photo on 28 May before their departure for Pyapon and Bogale townships to take part in distribution of relief supplies, rescue and rehabilitation tasks and health care for storm victims, under the arrangement of Myanmar Red Cross...Senior General Than Shwe consoles a child at Mawlamyinegyun Township People’s Hospital...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Pyapon Township...Senior General Than Shwe comforts patients at Bogale Township People’s Hospital...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Labutta Township...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims at a relief camp at No. 1 BEHS in Bogale...Repaired Basic Education High School No. 5 seen in Labutta Township...Relief aid donated at home and from abroad to storm victims seen at a relief camp in Maubin Township...Relief camp in Kyonda Village in Dedaye Township gets solar power...A library seen after being repaired in Bogale..... ARTICLE (continued from yesterday): "Parents’ loving-kindness and goodwill towards offspring-2" by Kyaw Ye Min: "...The images of the Senior General, who continued the trip even in the untoward hours and shared joys and sorrows with local people, will always be on the mind of the local people. In addition, the loving-kindness and goodwill he showed for the people will be unforgettable for the regions and local people..." [recounts the guidance and comfort bestowed by the Senior General and other generals] ..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for exceeding cultivation target of main crops".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB, 50K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-31-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 31 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 30 May 2008
Date of publication: 30 May 2008
Description/subject: CONSTITUTION: Myanmar ratifies and promulgates Constitution: NAY PYI TAW, 29 May—The State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar issued Announcement No. 7/2008 today. The full text of the announcement is as follows:-The Union of Myanmar - The State Peace and Development Council Announcement No. 7/2008.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects repair of power lines, reconstruction, removal of fallen trees...Thai Public Health Minister and party view health care services of storm victims in Yangon...Japanese medical team arrives in Yangon...More international supplies arrive at Yangon International Airport...Thai wellwishers donate cash and kind to storm victims...Orange Supermarket donates supplies to storm victims in Ayeyawady Div...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects salvage of vessels sunk in Yangon River, repair of jetties...Labutta relief camps get power...Relief supplies for Ayeyawady Div...Power-tillers, cash and kind for storm victims donated in Shan State (East) for second time...FE bank accounts for donors at home and abroad...Collective monsoon paddy ploughing ceremony held in Dedaye Township.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects removal of debris from the destroyed gym at No. 2 BEHS in Sangyoung Township...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo and Thai Public Health Minister Mr Chaiya Sasomsub view providing of medical care to storm victims in Dagon Myothit (North)...Prof Dr Kyaw Myint Naing, Chairman of Myanmar Medical Association, accepts medicines worth over K 8.3 million donated by MEGA Products Ltd on 29 May, 2008...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo accepts medicines and medical equipment handed over by Public Health Minister of Thailand Mr Chaiya Sasomsub...Orange Supermarket distributes rice to storm victims in Pyapon and Dedaye townships...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects salvage of vessels and repairing of jetties in Yangon River...Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Col Hla Thein Swe accepts K 15.9 million donated by Office of Chief of Armed Forces Training, Academies, training depots and units under the office on 29 May, 2008...International Beverages Trading Co Ltd (Grand Royal) distributes rice to storm victims in storm-hit townships in Yangon and Ayeyawady divisions on 29 May, 2008...Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe greets storm victims at a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (North)...Senior General Than Shwe inspects settlement of storm victims at a relief camp in Dedaye Township...Senior General Than Shwe views drinking water at a relief camp in Hlinethaya Township...Senior General Than Shwe gives guidance on rescue and rehabilitation works at a relief camp in Kyonda Village, Dedaye Township...Senior General Than Shwe views relief aids at a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (North)...Senior General Than Shwe visits a clinic at a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (South)...Maj-Gen Min Aung Hlaing inspects loading power-tillers onto a truck to transport them to storm-hit areas..... ARTICLE: "Parents’ loving-kindness and goodwill towards offspring-1" by Kyaw Ye Min: "...I became tearful with pleasure when I saw all including the Prime Minister, ministers, commanders and commandants working among the victims to provide assistance and comfort them. The government and the people are like parents and children. Indeed, the government and the people are like parents and children..."...ARTICLE: "Storm-hit areas will have been regenerated with thriving trees and crop plantations by next year" by Hlaing Aung: "...Now, the situations are not serious due to the supplies provided by the government, entrepreneurs, internal and international donor countries and organizations, as well as rehabilitation measures. The residents of Ayeyawady Division have to withstand the difficulties only this monsoon. In order to enable them to have resilience, the government, entrepreneurs and organizations are providing assorted supplies including shelters, food, paddy seeds for cultivation, tractors and cattle...In the forthcoming paddy harvest season after this rainy season and cold season, the whole Ayeyawady region will have been rehabilitated with thriving paddy fields. By then, Ayeyawady dwellers will have risen from the evil consequences of the storm. Surely, Ayeyawady Division will be fully regenerated with thriving trees and crop plantations by next year...There were some voices saying that only with free access would there be many more supplies. The term ‘free access’ is simple, but very effective. That also means that the donors will have to be kept open and they are to be given permission to inspect all the houses thoroughly at will. It is food for thought..."..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Establish more tree plantations and forests for environmental conservation".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB, 74K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-30-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 29 May 2008
Date of publication: 29 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Lt-Gen Myint Swe supervises clearing of fallen trees and debris, reconstruction of buildings...Wellwishers invited to donate construction materials...Sports Minister looks into reconstruction tasks in Kawhmu Township...Supplies for 400 households donated...A & I Minister receives WHO officials...Slippers donated to storm victims...Seven schools in Labutta Tsp restored...Relief aids shipped to Bogale, Mawlamyinegyun...Deputy Minister consoles storm victim patients...Painting Exhibition to be held to raise funds for storm victim artists...Supplies from abroad arriving at Yangon International Airport...Wood Craft Int’L Pte Ltd donates 16.6 tons of rice...MMCWA donates relief supplies in Maubin...Pakistan-Myanmar Friendship Association donates supplies to storm victims...Land reclamation stepped up in Labutta Township...Arrangements under way for salt distribution.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects removal of fallen trees in the compound of No. 1 BEHS in Kamayut Township...Minister Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint presents relief supplies to storm survivors in Yekyaw Village in Kawhmu Township...U Kyaw Naing and Academy Daw Swe Zin Htaik hand over relief aid to U Myint Thein Pe, U Khant Sithu and U Aung Khaing...Minister Maj-Gen Htay Oo receives Deputy Director-General Mr He Chaung Chui and Acting Resident Representative Mr Leon Gouns of FAO...Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint accepts slippers worth K 17.5 million donated by a wellwisher...A truck is loaded with power-tillers to be sent to Ayeyawady Division...President of MWAF Daw Khin Khin Win accepts K 1 million donated by Myanmar Dental Centre...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo comforts storm victims receiving treatment at Yangon General Hospital...Volunteers unloading relief aids from a plane at Yangon International Airport...Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Col Hla Thein Swe accepts US $ 100,000 donated by Dr Yang Junchen (GM) of Kingbao Mining Ltd to storm victims on 28 May, 2008...Secretary of MMCWA Dr Daw Wai Wai Tha and CEC member Dr Daw Nilar Thaw present cash to Maubin Township MCWA...Acting Pakistani Ambassador Mr Habib UR Rehman hands over relief aids to U Myint Tun, Director-General of Fire Services Department..... ARTICLE: "Everybody may make donations at will": ("Every well-wisher may freely make donations. There is no restriction, in this regard. Well-wishers may present their donations right to the hands of the victims and go right down to any storm-hit area at will. Local authorities do not impose any restrictions on any forms of donation at all. Now, even well-wishers are invited to donate things to the storm-affected areas, let alone imposing restrictions on the donors") [This article is highlighted with a box on the front page]....."PERSPECTIVES": "Speed up development of storm-hit areas in cooperation with companies"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB, 81K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-29-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 28 May 2008
Date of publication: 28 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Donors may go right down to storm-hit areas of their choice - NAY PYI TAW, 27 May— The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee today issued the News Release No. 8 dated 27 May 2008. The full text of the news release is as follows: News Release No. 8:...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects removal of trees, repairing of state-owned buildings...Myitta Centre DBO supplies CI sheets for monasteries...Donations for monasteries pouring in...Htantabin Township reconstruction in progress...Feedstuff for cattle arrive...Minister gives instructions on power supply to industrial zones...SWRR Minister receives UNFPA Resident Representative...Minister receives UNICEF Official... Minister and officials of UN Agencies and NGOs tour storm-hit regions in Ayeyawady Division...Laotian Prof visits relief camps in Kyauktan Tsp...Rehabilitation work under way in Bogale, Dedaye...Medical team of France arrives...NPED Minister meets assistant administrator and director of UNDP...More international relief aid arrive...Max Myanmar, Ayeya Shwemyay take part in rehabilitation works...MEGA Co donates medicines to YGH...Make donations to the storm victims.  Everybody may make donations freely.  Everybody may make donations to any person or any area. However, wellwishers are urged to avoid unsystematic donations and acts that may tarnish the image of the nation and its people...Adjutant-General meets with companies engaged in rehabilitation of storm-hit regions...122 power tillers to be distributed to farmers in Dedaye Tsp.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects removal of fallen trees in Myakyuntha park...Minister Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung accepts 5,500 CI sheets worth over K 27.5 million presented by U Win Pe...Prof Alain Patel, President of Association Medicale Franco Asiatique hands over K 30 million and medicine worth US $ 16108 for storm victims to President of Myanmar Medical Association Prof Dr Kyaw Myint Naing in Yangon on 26 May, 2008...Feedstuff donated by WSPA being unloaded from a plane at Yangon International Airport...Minister Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint inspects unloading of materials from a vessel to be used for power projects...Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe receives Mr Daniel B Baker, Resident Representative of UNFPA at Maykhala Hall...Responsible personnel of Htoo Trading and Air Bagan Co Ltd hand over document of building to be used for water supply to storm victims...Lt-Col Maung Thant explaining mobile health care services...We put chlorine into the lakes to supply safe water. (Dr Tin Maung Aye)...Health staff performing a medical check-up on a girl...A water purifier installed in the relief camp in Yadana Dipa sports grounds...Young men playing sepak takraw in the relief camp in Yadana Dipa sports grounds...Team members chlorinate the water barrels in cooperation with INGOs...Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and officials of UN agencies and NGOs meeting with storm victims in Pyapon...Deputy Minister Dr Mya Oo and Prof Dr Eksavang Vongvichit visit clinics at Hsinkan Relief Camp in Kyauktan...Minister U Soe Tha receives Ms Kathleen Cravero, Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP, Mr Bishow Parajuli, Resident Representative of UNDP, and Deputy Resident Representative Mr Sanaka Samarasinha...Relief supplies contributed by Republic of Korea arrive Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by Red Cross Society of Thailand arrive Yangon International Airport...Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Mr Daniel B Baker look into the temporary school in a tent at Hlinebone Village in Labutta...Employees of Max Myanmar donate relief aids for victims in Labutta...Mr Dirish Wadhwa of MEGA donates medicine worth K 8,978,356 to Yangon General Hospital through Dr Daw Nu Nu Tha...Minister Maj-Gen Aung Min views power tillers being assembled by farmers in storm-hit areas in Dedaye Township...Minister Maj-Gen Aung Min chats with Chinese and Myanmar doctors providing medical care to storm-victims at People’s Hospital in Dedaye..... ARTICLE: "Health care and disease control measures at relief camps in Labutta" Interview by Maung Maung Htwe (MNA) Photos by Par Si (MNA)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for timely cultivation in storm-affected areas".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB - full text; 145K news version)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-28-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 27 May 2008
Date of publication: 27 May 2008
Description/subject: REFERENDUM: 92.48 percent approve Constitution: - NAY PYI TAW, 26 May— The Commission for Holding the Referendum of the Union of Myanmar today issued Announcement No. 12/2008 dated 26 May, 2008. The full text of the announcement is as follows: Union of Myanmar Commission for Holding the Referendum Announcement No. 12/2008 7th Waning of Kason 1370 ME (26 May 2008) Announcement on results of the referendum held in the whole country...Over 92 percent in remaining Tps cast “Yes” vote - NAY PYI TAW, 26 May— The Commission for Holding the Referendum of the Union of Myanmar today issued Announcement No. 11/2008 dated 26 May, 2008. The full text of the announcement is as follows: Union of Myanmar Commission for Holding the Referendum Announcement No. 11/2008 7th Waning of Kason 1370 ME (26 May 2008) Announcement on results of the referendum held in 47 townships in Yangon and Ayeyawady Divisions...Commission for holding Referendum holds meeting (10/2008)... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Giordano provides relief aid to victims in Pyapon...Medical team leaves for Bogale, Kyaiklat Tsps...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects clearing of fallen trees and debris, reconstruction of buildings in Yangon...Thai medical team giving medical treatment in Myaungmya...Repair of universities supervised...Korean wellwisher donates supplies worth $ 14,000...JLC donations for victims in Bogale, Pyapon...Minister for Foreign Affairs meets Japanese Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs...Minister U Nyan Win meets Minister of State of Ministry of Commerce and Power of India...SWRR Minister meets UNICEF regional director...Health Minister receives guests from WHO...More supplies for storm victims arrive in Yangon...Wellwishers donate cash and kind to storm victims...Medical team of the Philippines arrives...CI sheets dedicated to storm victims and monasteries...Maj-Gen Tha Aye inspects work in Dawei District...Mandalay Div PDC provides storm victims with 100 power tillers...NPED Minister and Swedish Minister of IDC inspect relief and rehabilitation tasks in Pyapon Township.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHTO CAPTIONS: Minister Maj-Gen Soe Naing accepts rice, food and items worth K 5 million donated by Giordano...Lt-Gen Myint Swe of Ministry of Defence inspects repairing of roof of No. 1 BEHS in Lanmadaw Township...Director-General U Myint Tun accepts relief aids donated by the Grand Nation Party of Korea...Minister U Nyan Win meeting with Mr Osamo Uno, Japanese Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and party...Minister Dr Kyaw Myint receives Dr Eric Jaques Laroche, Assistant Director-General of WHO in Geneva...Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe meets Ms Anupama Rao Singh, Regional Director of UNICEF EAPRO...Vehicles carrying power tillers head for Ngaputaw, Labutta, Mawlamyinegyun and Bogale townships...Relief supplies of IFRC based in Malaysia arrive Yangon International Airport...Relief aids contributed by Doctors Without Borders of France at Yangon International Airport...A medical team of the Philippines led by Dr Arnelz Rivera and relief items arrive Yangon International Airport...Minister U Soe Tha and Ms Gunilla Carlsson, Minister for International Development and Cooperation of Sweden, console victims at a relief camp in Dedaye...A mobile medical team led by Dr U Thaw Zin seen before leaving for Bogale, Kyaiklatt townships on 26 May...Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe accepts power tillers donated by USDA...Minister U Soe Tha and Ms Gunilla Carlsson, Minister for International Development and Cooperation of Sweden, chat with storm victims at a relief camp in Dedaye..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Speedy rehabilitation of storm-hit regions".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB, 120K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-27-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 27 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 26 May 2008
Date of publication: 26 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein attends ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference - Myanmar warmly welcomes any assistance and aid presented with genuine goodwill from any country or organization, provided that there are no strings attached nor politicization involved: "The following is the full text of address delivered today by Prime Minister General Thein Sein at the ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference..." ...Damage, repair of buildings under Ministry of Information inspected...Royal Thai Armed Forces presents relief item to victims...Saudi King donates relief supplies to storm victims...More relief supplies from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...MWAF donates rice bags to storm victims...Myanmar hosts ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein addresses ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan inspects damaged warehouses of Printing and Publishing Enterprise in Insein Township...Relief aid donated by WFP arrives Yangon International Airport...Mr Charanjit Singh of Alkemal Co Ltd presents K 20 million to Bogale Township PDC Chairman U Soe Thein...Relief aids from Saudi Arabia at Yangon International Airport...Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Mr Turki Bin Naji Al Ali hands over relief items to Director-General of Fire Services Department...Relief supplies contributed by Germany arrive at Yangon International Airport...Prime Minister General Thein Sein and the participants stand in one minute silence to mourn for the loss of lives of people in the storm...Mr John Holmes, Under Secretary-General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs on donation of aid from UN and ASEAN...Members of panel of chairmen Minister U Nyan Win, ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan and Mr John Holmes, Under Secretary- General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, at ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference...Minister U Soe Tha explains relief and rehabilitation works being carried out by the Government...ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan...ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference in progress...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon delivers an address at ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference...Chairman of ASEAN Standing Committee Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore Mr George Yeo addresses ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reconstruction of hospitals and schools speeded up".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB, 41K
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-26-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 May 2008
Date of publication: 25 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects repair of West Yangon General Hospital and Central Women’s Hospital...Mines Minister inspects salt industry in storm-hit regions...Energy Minister attends supply of relief aid to victims in Kungyangon...Health care provided to storm victims in Kungyangon Township...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) inspects rehabilitation tasks in Hainggyigyun Region...UN Secretary-General leaves...States and divisions donate cash and kind to storm-hit areas...MAWFA donates cash for victims...Thai health care team gives medical treatment to storm victims...Maj-Gen Tha Aye inspects regional development tasks...ILMore international relief supplies arrive...Prime Minister oversees universities under repair...Myanmar to host IPC for storm victims.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects clean-up work being done by members of Tatmadaw of No. 77 LID...Tatmadaw members of No. 11 LID carrying out clean-up task of rubbish and fallen trees...Personnel of Htoo Trading Co Ltd and Air Bagan Co Ltd present relief aid to storm victims of Kyunthaya village on 21 May...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects the roofing of the wards of Central Women’s Hospital...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects Yangon (West) Technological University...The roofs of lecture halls of Yangon University under repair...The roofs of lecture halls of Yangon University of Computer Studies under repair...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon meets resident representatives of UN Agencies and staff members in Sedona Hotel...Daw Myint Myint Soe, wife of the Foreign Affairs Minister, and party donate K 1 million to storm survivors at YGH...Lao medical team provides health care to storm victims at relief camp in Kyauktan...MMCWA donates K 500,000 and relief aid for storm victims in Dedaye Township...Minister Brig-Gen Thein Zaw inspects installation of cables...Relief aid from Danish Red Cross and Australian Red Cross arrive in Yangon...Relief aid from ICRC based in Indonesia seen at Yangon International Airport...Prime Minister General Thein Sein views damages to building roofs and fallen trees at Yangon University...Repairs of main building of University of Foreign Languages (Yangon)..... REFERENDUM - HEADLINES: Lt-Gen Myint Swe casts vote in referendum for approval of draft constitution...Referendum in 40 townships in Yangon Div..... REFERENDUM - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe casting vote...People cast votes in Pazundaung Township...Commander Maj-Gen Hla Htay Win casting vote...Polling station officers and members count ballot papers in Kyauktada Township...People cast votes in Shwepyitha Township...People cast votes in Kyauktan Township..... ARTICLE: "Mobile clinics to provide health care in villages in Ayeyawady Division that are difficult of access".. Article by Yan Gyi Aung.. Photos by Ko Ko Lay (MNA)...PHOTO CAPTIONS: Psychiatrist Dr Soe Min of Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital...Dr Kyaw Oo of the Department of Medical Research...Dr Win Myint, Deputy Director- General of the Department of Health...Medicines and medical equipment on board to be used for giving treatment to the people in storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division...MV Ta Taing Hmwe health staff and medicines on board heading for Ayeyawady Division to give free treatment..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Local and foreign medical teams stepping up health care in storm-hit areas".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.7MB, 134K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-25-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 24 May 2008
Date of publication: 24 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Senior General Than Shwe receives UN Secretary-General...Lt-Gen Myint Swe attends cash and kind donation ceremony for storm victims...Lists of donations from abroad and at home, relief goods that have been supplied to storm-hit regions...Shwe Pyi Aung heads for Bogale, Mawlamyinegyun...Prime Minister hosts dinner to UN Secretary-General...Head of Organizational Department of MWAF presents relief aid to victims in Thanlyin Township...People from states, divisions donate cash, relief aid to storm victims...Labour Minister inspects factories...More international aids arrive...UN Secretary-General arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Health Minister meets mobile medical teams bound for Ayeyawady Division...Maj-Gen Tha Aye on inspection tour of Kalainaung Township...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects clearing of debris, sanitation, repair of lamp-posts...Commander inspects relief camps in Yangon North District...UN Secretary-General confers with ministers...Turkish Ambassador calls on Health Minister...Prime Minister receives UN Secretary-General...Diplomats, resident representatives of UN agencies and ASEAN, donors, officials of int'l organizations tour storm-hit regions.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Senior General Than Shwe welcomes UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon at Bayintnaung Yeiktha in Nay Pyi Taw...Senior General Than Shwe receives UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon and party at Bayintnaung Yeiktha in Nay Pyi Taw...Lt-Gen Myint Swe attends the ceremony to donate cash from companies to storm victims...Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon at the Sedona Hotel in Yangon...Dr Daw Nyunt Nyunt Oo of MWAF presents relief aid to a storm victim in Thanlyin...Minister U Aung Kyi inspects running of some factories in Hlinethaya and Shwepyitha industrial zones which were damaged by the storm...Diplomats, UN officials and representatives of ASEAN and international organizations visit Bogale Township People's Hospital...Diplomats, UN officials and representatives of ASEAN and international organizations view arrival of relief items in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Diplomats, UN officials and representatives of ASEAN and international organizations visit a relief camp in Labutta Township...Relief aid from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France arrives in Yangon...Relief items from Pakistan arrive at Yangon International Airport...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects clean-up of fallen trees by Tatmadawmen on Hline University Campus...Ministers U Soe Tha, Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Dr Kyaw Myint receive UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon at Sedona Hotel...Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint receives Turkish ambassador to Myanmar Mr Cinar Aldemir...Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives United Nations Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon in Yangon...Diplomats, resident representatives of UN agencies and donor countries visit relief camps in Pyapon..... "PERSPECITVES": "Strive for sooner completion of rehabilitation tasks"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB, 177K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-24-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 May 2008
Date of publication: 23 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Senior General Than Shwe inspects relief and rehabilitation measures in storm-hit Mawlamyinekyun, Bogale - Government taking relief, rehabilitation and preventive measures against natural disasters for storm-hit regions and victims...MRPA meets Japanese Counsellor...Minister briefs on relief efforts in storm-hit areas...Wellwishers from states and divisions continue to donate cash and relief items to storm victims...More relief aids arrive...National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issues News Release No. 7 ...["The Union of Myanmar invited health care teams from neighbouring countries to provide health care to the victims to the storm 'Nargis' that hit the nation"]...Minister supervises relief, rehabilitation works in Pyapon, Kyaiklat...Royal Thai Army donates relief supplies...Singapore medical unit arrives...Private companies participate in rehabilitation tasks in Hainggyikyun...Lt-Gen Myint Swe oversees measures for complete clearance of fallen trees...UN Secretary-General arrives...MMCWA Vice-President presents cash and kind to storm victims in Kawhmu, Kungyangon Townships...International humanitarian assistance should not be politicized - Prime Minister addresses briefing on relief and rehabilitation measures...UN Secretary-General tours Kyonda relief camp in Dedaye Tsp, Mawlamyinekyun.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Senior General Than Shwe comforts patients who are receiving medical treatment at Bogale People's Hospital...President of Myanmar Medical Association (Central)Prof Dr Kyaw Myint Naing accepts K 1 million and medicines worth over K 10 million donated by wellwishers of Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippine on 22 May...UMFCCI General- Secretary U Sein Win Hlaing meets Japanese Counsellor Mr Mitsuji Suzuka. UMFCCI...Minister U Soe Tha briefs on relief and rehabilitation measures at Sedona Hotel...Representatives of UN agencies, donor countries and ASEAN visit Atwinpadan relief camp in Hlinethaya Township...Relief supplies contributed by UNHCR arrive Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by Red Cross Society of Spain arrive Yangon International Airport...A medical unit led by Dr Arif Tyebally arrives at Yangon International Airport...Senior General Than Shwe gives instructions on the relief and rehabilitation works of Mawlamyinekyun Township...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims at No. 1 BEHS in Bogale Township...Senior General Than Shwe consoles storm victims who are receiving medical treatment at People's Hospital in Mawlamyinekyun Township...Lt-Gen Myint Swe of Ministry of Defence inspects clearance of fallen trees by Tatmadawmen...Prefabricated house in Hainggyikyun being constructed by AyonOo, FMI, Shwethanlwin, Moekyesin and Tetlan Cos...Prime Minister General Thein Sein and attendees stand in one minute silence to mourn for the loss of lives of people in the storm-hit regions...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon views the collected relief aids for storm victims in Mawlamyinegyun Township...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon pays homage to Buddha Image at Shwedagon Pagoda...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon being welcomed by Minister U Nyan Win at Yangon International Airport...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon signs the book of condolences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Diplomats sign the book of condolences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Vice-President of MMCWA Dr Daw Tin Lin Myint and members deliver relief items to storm victims at letkhiebaho relief camp in Kawhmu Township...Mr Lingyan Paw - Daw Yin Nwe Myo and Maung Lwin Min Khant of Kyankhinsu Ward in Mingaladon Township donated K 100,000 to Hninzigon Home for the Aged through Joint-Secretary U Maung Maung Gyi of the Home recently...Prime Minister General Thein Sein addresses a ceremony to explain relief and rehabilitation measures in the aftermath of cyclone Nargis at Sedona Hotel...UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon comforts storm victims at Kyonda relief camp in Dedaye Township....."PERSPECTIVES": "New roads projects under way in storm-hit areas."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB, 130K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-23-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 May 2008
Date of publication: 22 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Relief and resettlement tasks to be carried out in accordance with requirements of the region concerned - Senior General Than Shwe inspects relief and rehabilitation tasks, comforts victims in storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division...Over 9200 storm victims resettled in native villages in Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Chairperson& President of CAMCE donates cash to storm victims...CPT Minister inspects post offices, auto-exchanges...Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs signs Book of Condolences for Chinese earthquake victims...Relief aids distributed to storm victims in Mingala Taungnyunt...Lists of donations from abroad and at home, relief goods that have been supplied to storm-hit regions...Health Minister meets ASEAN Secretary-General...Medical team from Bangladesh arrives...NPED Minister hosts dinner to ASEAN Secretary-General...Diplomats sign the book of condolences for storm-victims...Wellwishers continue to donate cash and kind to storm victims...Energy Minister receives officials of Total E&P Myanmar Co...Relief aids from abroad arrived....Rehabilitation task goes on with greater momentum...Necessary assistance will be rendered for regenerating farmlands and construction of embankments..... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Senior General Than Shwe greets storm victims at Yadanadipa relief camp in Labutta Township...China CAMC Engineering Co Ltd (CAMCE) presents US$ 100,000 to Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe...Officials of Republic of Korea and Myanmar pose for photo after the chartered plane carrying relief aids from ROK landed at Yangon International Airport on 21st May, 2008. The plane is loaded with the third lot of relief items containing 37 tons of relief aids worth US$ 500,000...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan and Minister U Aung Kyi comfort storm victims in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Health Minister Dr Kyaw Myint meets ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan...33-member medical team from Bangladesh arrives at Yangon International Airport...ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan signs the book of condolences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Chinese Ambassador signs the book of condolences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...French Ambassador signs the book of condolences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Indian Ambassador signs the book of condolences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims at Relief Camp No. 4 in Myaungmya...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims receiving treatment at People’s Hospital in Labutta...Photo shows repaired buildings in storm-hit Bogale Township...Bags of rice stored at warehouse of U Cho Rice Mill in Pathein before being transported to relief camps...Minister Dr Kyaw Myint attends ceremony to donate cash and medicines for storm victims organized by medicine producers on 21May...Minister Brig-Gen Lun Thi receives Vice-Chairman Mr Charles Mattenet of Total E &P Myanmar Co and party...Relief aids from Lao PDR at Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by Doctors without borders of Belgium...Relief aids are distributed right to the hands of storm victims in Pyapon Township...Public telephone booth being on good service in rural area...Myomagyi Market in Bogale being crowded with people...Specialists provide medical care to patients at People’s Hospital in Bogale...Electricians repair cables in Bogale...Senior General Than Shwe comforts victims at a relief camp in Labutta Township...Repaired Basic Education High School No 5 seen in Labutta Township..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperate with government in speedy completion of reconstruction work".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.3MB, 150K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-22-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 May 2008
Date of publication: 21 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Senior General Than Shwe comforts victims in Pathein, Labutta, Myaungmya...Prime Minister receives Under Secretary-General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator...Relief aids distributed to storm victims in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Navy participates in rehabilitation work...Rehabilitation works in progress in Labutta...Cash and kind for storm victims...Health workers leave for storm-hit regions...Relief supplies flow to storm victims in Ayeyawady Division...Blankets, pillows for YGH...Ministers receive delegation led by Under Secretary-General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator...Robes donated to storm-hit monasteries...Orange Supermarket donates dry noodle to victims...33 KV pylons set up in Shwepyitha, Mingaladon Tsps...Khaing Khaing Sangda Motorcar Manufacturing Co Ltd donates a car...More relief supplies from international community arrive at Yangon International Airport...Thai medical team provides medical treatments to storm victims...IWT vessels resume regular run in storm-hit areas...Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back after attending Special ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting [includes discussion of ASEAN releif effort]...Resettlement tasks carried out in Bogale...Resettlement tasks carried out in Bogale...Egyptian Govt to contribute cash to storm relief efforts...National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issues News Release No. 6: "...After comforting the victims, the Senior General gave guidance on collection of precise data and figures and effective implementation of rehabilitation works after laying down plans systematically..."...State Flag flown at half mast to mourn victims.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein greets Mr John Holmes, Under Secretary-General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator...Prime Minister General Thein Sein receives Under Secretary-General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mr John Holmes...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan comforts storm victims in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...A convoy carrying relief aids arrives Pyapon...People’s Hospital (above) and Basic Education High School (below) seen after being repaired in Bogale, Ayeyawady Division...Employees of a company distribute relief supplies to storm survivors in Pyapon, Ayeyawady Division...Minister U Nyan Win attends the working luncheon of ASEAN foreign ministers in Singapore...A health employee giving medical treatment to a victim in Labutta...Vehicles loaded with relief aids leave for storm-affected areas...Ministers U Soe Tha, Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Dr Kyaw Myint meeting with Mr John Holmes, Under Secretary-General of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, and party...Wellwishers donate a Sangda truck for use in the rehabilitation work of Hainggyigyun...Relief aids donated by Denmark based UNICEF arrive Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by Red Cross Society of Spain arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief aids from Save the Children (UK) being unloaded from a plane in Yangon International Airport...Relief aids from the Netherlands Red Cross being unloaded from a plane in Yangon International Airport...Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe accepts US $ 100,000 donated by Representative Mr Li Hong Yuan of China Nonferrous Metal Mining (Group) Co Ltd. ...Volunteers loading relief aids onto Shwepyiaung Ship for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division...A flag being flown at half mast at City Hall in Yangon...... ARTICLE [continued from yesterday]: "Let’s replace earth bricks with stone ones (2)" by Kyaw Min Lu (Shwepyitha): "...Now, the victims are consuming the relief supplies donated by US citizens. So, my heartfelt thanks go to them. A meal and some drinking water are invaluable for a natural disaster victim. However, the strings attached to the relief supplies carried by warships and military helicopters are not acceptable to the Myanmar people. We can manage by ourselves. Myanmar has many good neighbourly countries. The people remain united in times of emergency. Now, we have achieved success in the relief and rehabilitation tasks to a certain degree. The task is very challenging, but we will be able to achieve the goal if we continue to work together with tenacity. So, I would say don’t worry about that..."..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Carry out rehabilitation work through concerted efforts".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB, 104K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-21-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 May 2008
Date of publication: 20 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Senior General Than Shwe meets storm victims - Government takes prompt action to carry out relief and rehabilitation work...Storm victims of Pyapon get relief supplies...Medical team helps storm victims with medical treatment...A&I Minister inspects embankments in Ayeyawady Division...Industry 1 Minister inspects factories...Navy extends helping hand to storm victims...UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator visits relief camps in Labutta, Bogale, Wakema...Relief aids donated to storm victims...Laotian medical service team arrives in Yangon...Relief supplies shipped to Mawlamyingyun...Chinese medical team arrives in Yangon...Ministers meet officials of UN Agencies and INGOs...Telephone service in Pyapon under repair...Relief aids for Bogale...Staff of Htoo Co and Air Bagan assist relief works in Bogale Township...Relief supplies from foreign countries arrive...Rehabilitation task goes on with greater momentum...Senior General Than Shwe inspects relief and rehabilitation work in Yangon Division - Rebuilding of main livelihoods of local people necessary...Half-mast flags to mourn victims for three days - Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Announcement No (6/2008)..... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims at the relief camp in Kungyangon Township...Senior General Than Shwe inspects arrangement of shelter for victims in Dedaye Township...Solar energy system seen at relief camp in Kyondah village in Dedaye Township...Medical treatment being given at relief camp in Kyondah village in Dedaye...Timber dumped in Pyapon Township...Mr John Holmes and party visit relief camp in Satsan Village in Bogale Township...A medical team from Laos arrives at Yangon International Airport...A medical team led by Dr Xiang Shi Ping arrives at Yangon International Airport...Minister U Soe Tha briefs on systematic distribution of relief aids to storm survivors...Responsible personnel of Htoo Trading hand over relief aids to storm survivors...A library seen after being repaired in Bogale...Senior General Than Shwe meets with storm victims in relief camp in Kyonda village in Dedaye Township...Senior General Than Shwe inspects supply of electric power with solar system to relief camp in Kyonda village in Dedaye Township...A convoy of cars carrying relief aids arrive in Pyapon...Relief supplies of UNICEF for storm victims arrive at Yangon International Airport...Minister for Health Dr Kyaw Myint greets specialists and nurses who will leave for stormaffected regions...Members of MWAF hand over relief aids donated by wellwishers to victims of Dagon Myothit (Seikkan)...Health staff of Ministry of Health and Directorate of Medical Services giving medical treatment to patients in Labutta Township...Relief aid donated by IFRC seen at Yangon International Airport...Senior General Than Shwe hears a report on rehabilitation work in storm-hit areas by Prime Minister General Thein Sein...... ARTICLE: "Let’s replace earth bricks with stone ones" by Kyaw Min Lu (Shwepyitha)"..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Overcome difficulties through concerted efforts".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.9MB, 148K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-20-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 May 2008
Date of publication: 19 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Senior General Than Shwe visits relief camps in Yangon Division - Over K 50 billion spent on relief and rehabilitation tasks so far...Sports Minister presents supplies to storm victims in Dagon Myothit (East)...Yangon Media Group leads donation of relief supplies to storm victims...International relief supplies flowing by air to Myanmar: "...A total of 18 donor countries are providing relief supplies to the storm-hit areas from 8 to 16 May. The flights have transported relief items 57 times to Myanmar. The following table shows flights name, aircraft, relief supplies and tonnage..."] ...Rehabilitation tasks in progress in Yangon...Specialists Team of MWAF, MRCS provide health care services to storm victims...Minister U Soe Tha meets British Foreign Office Minister...Rehabilitation and reconstruction for Ayeyawady Div...Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan calls on Minister for Health...Supply of power, installation of power lines inspected...We were hit by the unavoidable storm but don’t get misled by “rumours”...Information Minister pays homage to Shwephonepwint Pagoda...NPED Minister receives Japanese Deputy Minister...Deputy FM receives British Foreign Office Minister...Deputy Foreign Minister receives Japanese counterpart...Health Minister meets British Foreign Office Minister...Vietnamese Ambassador, wellwishers present relief supplies...Local and international donors may contribute relief funds and supplies for the victims earnestly and generously NAY PYI TAW, 18 May—The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee yesterday issued News Release No 3. The News Release No 3 is as follows:- ... No infectious diseases except normal diseases common to the storm-hit areas are found - NAY PYI TAW, 18 May—The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee yesterday issued News Release No 4. The News Release No 4 is as follows:- ...Foreign aid flowing to victims NAY PYI TAW, 18 May—The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee yesterday issued News Release No 5. The News Release No 5 is as follows:- ...JICA aid for victims...UN Under-Secretary- General and Emergency Relief Coordination and party arrive...Relief supplies sent from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...Thailand and Mekong region health care teams leave for Labutta and Myaungmya...Tatmadaw helicopters deliver relief supplies.....Rehabilitation task goes on with greater momentum...Relief and Rehabilitation supplies provided to storm victims in Bogale Township.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Senior General Than Shwe visits a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (South)...Senior General Than Shwe comforts storm victims in a Hlinethaya relief camp...Generators seen at a relief camp at Kyondah Village in Dedaye Township...Minister Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint inspects distribution of rice and drinking water to the victims in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township...Yangon Media Group hands over relief items donated by wellwishers to victims...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan meeting with residents in Pazundaung Township...A clinic of Directorate of Medical Services of the Ministry of Defence seen at a relief camp in Pyapon Township...Minister U Soe Tha meets British Foreign Office Minister Lord Malloch Brown and party...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan inspects renovation tasks of religious buildings at Shwephonepwint Pagoda...Minister U Soe Tha receives Mr Hitoshi Kimura, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and party...Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu meeting Japanese Deputy Minister Mr Hitoshi Kimura...Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu meets British Foreign Office Minister Lord Malloch Brown...Senior General Than Shwe consoles storm victims at Dagon Myothit (South) relief camp...Senior General Than Shwe views accommodation of storm victims at Hlinethaya relief camp...Senior General Than Shwe inspects a clinic opened at Dagon Myothit (South) relief camp...Japanese Deputy Minister presents supplies donated by JICA to Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint...Relief supplies donated by ICRC arrive Yangon International Airport...Fiber plastic water tanks seen at a relief camp in Pyapon Township...Minister Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint inspects Hlinethaya Sub-power station (2)...Volunteers preparing meal for the storm victims at a relief camp in Maubin Township...Health staff giving medical treatment to a patient at a relief camp in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Spraying of insecticide being carried out at a relief camp in Pyapon Township...A clinic is opened at a relief camp in Bogale Township...Relief supplies donated by Red Cross Society of Canada arrive Yangon International Airport...Vehicles carrying rehabilitation supplies arrive Pyapon Township, Ayeyawady Division.
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9MB, 214K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-19-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 May 2008
Date of publication: 18 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issues News Release No 1 - NAY PYI TAW, 17 May – The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issued News Release No 1 today. The News Release No 1 is as follows: News Release No 1"... 1. In the Union of Myanmar, a severe cyclone “Nargis” hit the coastal areas of Ayeyawady Division on 2nd and 3rd May 2008 causing tremendous casualties and devastation and also swept Yangon Division causing loss and damages..."... National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issues News Release No 2... NAY PYI TAW, 17 May – The National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee issued News Release No 2 today. The News Release No 2 is as follows: News Release No 2 1. As the severe cyclone “Nargis” hit the Union of Myanmar, internal and international wellwishers have been donating cash and kind for the storm victims continuously...Meeting to coordinate re-running industrial zones in Yangon held...MMA (Pathein) provides health care to victims...Cash and kind for storm victims...International relief supplies flowing by air to Myanmar:... YANGON, 17 May—The international community is providing relief supplies to the storm-hit areas from 6 up to 16 May. Eight passenger flights have transported relief items by air 36 times to Myanmar...Personal goods donated to storm victims...Air Force participating in rehabilitation tasks...KOICA assists in Irrigation Technology in Myanmar...Diplomats, resident representatives of ASEAN Secretariat and UN agencies visit relief camps in Yangon and Ayeyawady Divisions...MWAF donates robes to monks in storm-hit regions...Medical Universities, training schools under repair...Indian medical team arrives...Thai medical team arrives at Yangon International Airport...Deputy Health Minister visits Dedaye, Kungyangon, Kawhmu townships...Myanmars in Brunei donate medicines...Construction materials and foodstuff arrive Myaungmya...Progress of rehabilitation and reconstruction inspected in Mawlamyinegyun Township...International relief supplies arrive at Yangon International Airport...Electric Power No 2 Minister inspects power supply tasks...Rehabilitation tasks carried out in Hainggyikyun...Storm-hit areas gain easy access to telecommunication links through CDMA-450...Minister visits storm-hit villages...Bumrungrad International Hospital provides medical equipment...Health care coverage for Ayeyawady Division...Rehabilitation task gaining ground in storm-hit areas...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects rehabilitation and reconstruction in Labutta, Pyapon townships - Pyapon District General Hospital provided with facilities, staff and medicines.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Drinking water being supplied to the storm victims in Labutta Township, Ayeyawady Division...In memory of Daw Aye Kyi of Building-L, 2nd Floor of Shwe Ingyin Yeikmon, Thuwuna, Daughter Dr Daw Sann Myint and grandchildren Dr May Sann Maung, Dr Min Thura and family recently donate K 100,000 to Jivitadhana Sangha Hospital through U Maung Maung, Secretary of Administration of the hospital...Health personnel of Universities' Hospital and Ya Ya Ya Japanese Scholars collectively carry out clean-up work of the fallen trees and fence in the compound of the hospital...A helicopter carrying supplies for storm victims arrives in Bogale Township...Officials of Irrigation Department and KOICA exchange notes at the signing ceremony...Diplomats, resident representatives of ASEAN Secretariat and officials of UN agencies and ECHO view arrival of supplies to Labutta Township...Vice-Presidents of MWAF Daw Khin Lay Myint and Daw Khin Thet Htay present 50 sets of robes worth K 466,500 for storm-hit monks to SWRR Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint...Members of medical team led by Dr Pichit Siriwan of Thai Red Cross Society and medicines arrive at Yangon International Airport...Indian medical team including specialists, experts and nurses led by Dr Prafull Mohan arrive at Yangon International Airport...Diplomats, resident representatives and officials of UN agencies and ASEAN Secretariat observe accommodation of storm victim families at relief camp in Dedaye Township...Deputy Health Minister Dr Mya Oo inspects supply of drinking water to relief camp in No 2 ward of Dedaye Township...Basic Education High School of Mawlamyinegyun Township under reconstruction...Relief supplies for storm-hit regions donated by Thailand arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by Department for International Development from Britain arrive at Yangon International Airport...Labutta Township People's Hospital under repair...Tents provided for storm victims in Dedaye Township...Diplomats, resident representatives of UN agencies and ASEAN Secretariat present relief items from home and abroad to the survivors in Kungyangon Township...Minister of Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi accepts 480,000 litres of diesel of PTT Public Company Limited from Thai ambassador Mr Bansarn Bunnag...Labutta People's Hospital under reconstruction...Diplomats, resident representatives and officials of UN agencies and ASEAN Secretariat visit relief camp in Satsan village, Bogale Township...Prime Minister General Thein Sein greeting diplomats and UN resident representatives in Labutta Township...Prime Minister General Thein Sein giving meal to children in Hlaingphone village, Labutta Township. "PERSPECTIVES": "Participate with heart and soul in reconstruction tasks".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.3MB, 189K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-18-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2008
Date of publication: 17 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister visits relief camps in Ayeyawady Division...Lt-Gen Myint Swe on inspection tour of relief camps in Dedaye, Kungyangon townships...Ministers receive EU commission delegation...Shwe Thanlwin aid for 20 villages...Hovercraft handed over...Electric Power No 2 Minister inspects repair works...Health care services inspected at relief camps in Dagon Myothit (South)...Volunteers clear debris in downtown Yangon...Storm victims furnished with supplies, accommodations...Debris cleared in Bahan, Tamway...1,050 shelter boxes donated by Rotary Club arrive...International relief supplies flowing by air to Myanmar: YANGON, 16 May—The international community is providing relief supplies to the storm-hit areas from 6 up to 15 May. Ten donor countries have transported relief items by air 20 times to Myanmar. The following table shows donor countries, aircraft, relief supplies and weight...Relief and rehabilitation tasks carried out in Bogale Township...Brunei donates $100,000 to storm victims...ECDHAO Commissioner and party visit relief camp in Hlinethaya Township...Cash and kind for storm victims...Latest casualty figures...Relief aid for storm victims...Naval vessels participate in relief and rehabilitation tasks...More wellwishers, doctors arrive Pyapon to help storm victims...Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Entrepreneurs donate medicine, cash for storm victims...Relief supplies presented to storm victims in Dedaye... More relief supplies from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief supplies promptly shipped to Ayeyawady Division...MWAF, Yangon Division WAO donate meals, household goods to victims...Maj-Gen Tha Aye attends cash donation ceremony for storm victims of Ayeyawady, Yangon Divisions...Legal action for any relief aid embezzlement National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee releases announcement...Diesel donated for relief and resettlement...Witness may inform about misappropriation of internal and international relief funds and supplies..... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe visits relief camp at Kyondah Village in Dedaye Township, Ayeyawady Division...Minister U Soe Tha, Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Minister Dr Kyaw Myint meet EU commission delegation led by Commissioner Mr Louis Michel...A hovercraft from Thailand to be used in storm-hit Ayeyawady delta region arrives in Yangon...Minister Dr Kyaw Myint inspects health care services at the relief camp in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Minister Maj-Gen Khin Maung Myint visits sub-power station No 1 in Hlinethaya Township...Relief aid being sent to Kamakalu village in Bogale Township, Ayeyawady Division...Airlifted relief items for storm survivors arrive at villages in Labutta, Ayeyawady Division...Personnel of Rotary Club hand over shelter boxes to the staff of Htoo Trading Co Ltd and Air Bagan...Buildings under repair in Bogale Township, Ayeyawady Division...Commander Maj-Gen Hla Htay Win, Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Commissioner Mr Louis Michel visit Padan relief camp in Hlinethaya Township...Brunei Ambassador presents US$ 100,000 to Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe...Maj-Gen Tha Aye accepts cash donation from a donor....Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint accepts foodstuff, purified water, consumer goods and construction materials worth K 11.5 million donated by PTTEP Co Ltd...Storm survivors being accommodated in tents at Kyondah village, Dedaye Township, Ayeyawady Division...Relief aid from IFRC arrives at Yangon International Airport...Health care services being provided to emergency patients from Ayeyawady Division in Yangon...Water purification machine for storm-hit families is installed in Kyondah Village of Dedaye Township, Ayeyawdy Division...Family members sharing food donated by wellwishers...Vessels carrying relief supplies leave for storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division...Health care services for storm victims in Labutta Township in progress...Minister for Energy Brig-Gen Lun Thi and Thai Ambassador Mr Bansarn Bunnag view MT Pentrader carrying 480,000 litres of diesel to be used for relief and resettlement work in storm-hit areas..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Participate in reconstruction of hospitals and schools".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.7MB, 244K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-17-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 May 2008
Date of publication: 16 May 2008
Description/subject: REFERENDUM: Over 92 per cent say “Yes” to Referendum Commission for Holding Referendum issues Announcement No 10/2008...Commission for Holding Referendum holds meeting No 9/2008...Referendum held in Kawthoung... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH -HEADLINES: Legal action for any relief aid embezzlement National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee releases announcement...Swedish Ambassador calls on NPED Minister...MWAF takes part in carrying relief supplies...Storm-hit areas using rain water effectively...Metta dispensed, merits shared for the dead, storm victims...Rehabilitation works carried out in Ayeyawady Division...MWJA donates cash and kind to storm-affected areas...Telephone lines under repair...Emergency aid flowing into relief camps in Ayeyawady Div...International relief supplies flow in by air:- YANGON, 15 May—The international community is providing relief supplies to the storm-hit areas. Ten donor countries have transported relief items by air 30 times and by two naval ships to Myanmar International Thilawa Port Terminal from 6 up to 14 May. The following table shows donor countries, aircraft, relief supplies and tonnage...Singapore donates humanitarian assistance...MPMEEA donates cash and medicines to storm victims...Information Minister comforts storm victims in Hlinethaya...Health care provided in Hainggyikyun...Relief works carried out in Dedaye...Latest casualty figures...Diplomats visit relief camps in Dagon Myothit (North), Kyauktan...More relief items from abroad arrive at Yangon International Airport...Volunteers carry out relief, rehabilitation works...Relief aid shipped to storm victims in Labutta...Rehabilitation under way in Kyauktan...Reconstruction tasks discussed...Prime Minister visits relief camp in Twantay Township - Rehabilitation already begun in storm-hit areas...Hainggyikyun receiving aid, other help..... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Minister U Soe Tha receives Ambassador of Sweden to Myanmar Mr Lennart Linner...Responsible personnel of MWAF carrying relief aids onto a ship at Wardan Jetty in Yangon...Responsible personnel of MWAF carrying relief aids onto a ship at Wardan Jetty in Yangon...Minister Col Thein Nyunt inspects distribution of relief aids to storm survivors in Mawlamyinegyun...Minister Brig-Gen Thein Zaw inspects connecting fiber transmission cable between Mingaladon and Htaukkyant...CEC members of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association donates K 3.6 million to storm victims through officials concerned...Storm survivors receive medical treatment in Bogale Township...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan comforts storm survivors at a relief camp in Hlinethaya Township...Doctors provide medical care to storm survivors in Hainggyikyun...Specialists raise awareness of infectious diseases in Kungyangon Township...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects providing medical treatment to storm survivors in Twantay...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects relief camp in Shwesandaw Ward in Twantay...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice-Admiral Soe Thein distributes relief aid to storm survivors in Hainggyikyun...Diplomats and Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu view a relief camp in Dagon (North) Township...A plane carrying relief aid donated by WFP arrives Yangon International Airport...A plane carrying medicines donated by Yunnan Provincial Government of People’s Republic of China arrives Yangon International Airport...Two planes carrying relief aid and food donated by Khoo Tect Puat of Singapore arrive Yangon International Airport...Storm survivors seen with relief aid in Bogale Township, Ayeyawady Division...Storm survivors stay in a tent at a relief camp in Labutta Township...Volunteers unloading relief aids and foods donated by Baiyoke Hotel Group Eagle and Sea from a plane at Yangon International Airport...Relief aid donated by Thailand at Yangon International Airport...Volunteers carry relief aid onto a ship...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects temporary accommodations for storm victims donated by the government of India in Twantay..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Humanitarian spirit further cements good neighbourly relations between Myanmar and Thailand".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.9MB, 186K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-16-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 May 2008
Date of publication: 15 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Thai counterpart - Myanmar government and people express thanks to Thai King and family, Thai government and people for their donations...Information Minister presents supplies to storm victims in Hlinethaya Township...Nation-wide donations for storm victims...Air Force performs relief and rehabilitation task...MPMEEA, pharmaceutical entrepreneurs donate cash and medicines...IBTC & Group of Co Ltd donates supplies for storm-hit townships...Soldiers remove debris along Strand Road...YCDC staff clear debris on Maha Bandoola Street...Lt-Gen Myint Swe presents supplies to victims in Dalla, Seikkyi-Khanaungto townships...Shwedagon Pagoda’s Htidaw remains intact...Commander, Minister comfort storm victims in Hlinethaya Township...Relief supplies sent to Bogale...Local Naval units perform relief and resettlement works...Latest casualty figures...Relief aid from abroad arrives at Yangon International Airport...Ministers provide relief aid to storm victims in Labutta...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects relief camps in Pathein - Storm victims from Labutta, Ngaputaw townships accommodated at Pathein University, Koethein Gymnasium, BEHS-3 with food, health care services provided...Monsoon sets in.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein accepts cash and kind from Thai Prime Minister Mr Samak Sundaravej donated by the Government of Thailand and Thai people...Prime Minister General Thein Sein and Mr Samak Sundaravej, Prime Minister of Thailand, visit a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (South)...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan presents relief items for the storm victims in Hlinethaya Township...Minister Dr Kyaw Myint accepts medicines and medical equipment donated by Medicines and Medical Merchants Association...Local authorities distribute relief aids to storm victims in Thakayta Township...Minister U Soe Tha presents relief aids to storm victims in Tamangyi Village in Twantay Township...Officials of Fire Services Department view demonstration for setting up of tents...Prime Minister General Thein Sein presents relief aids donated by MWAF to storm victims at relief camp...Adjutant-General Maj-Gen Thura Myint Aung presents relief aids donated by MWAF to storm victims at relief camp...Officials of IBTC & Group of Co Ltd distribute relief aids to storm survivors in Kawhmu, Kungyangon and Letkhokkon...Soldiers clearing a road in Pazundaung Township...Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence inspects living condition of households in storm-affected areas [N.B. revealing photo]...Commander Maj-Gen Hla Htay Win and Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan comfort storm victims in Hlinethaya Township...Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets Thai Prime Minister Mr Samak Sundaravej at Sedona Hotel...Prime Minister General Thein Sein greets Thai Prime Minister Mr Samak Sundaravej at Sedona Hotel...Prime Minister General Thein Sein and Thai Prime Minister Mr Samak Sundaravej visit a relief camp in Dagon Myothit (South)...Relief items donated by Thai Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn seen at Yangon International Airport...Relief supplies donated by Swiss-based Doctors Without Borders arrive at Yangon International Airport...AN-12 aircraft carrying medicines donated by UNICEF at Yangon International Airport...Minister Maj-Gen Htay Oo provides household goods and cash to the victims in Labutta Township...Prime Minister General Thein Sein greets storm victims at a relief camp in Pathein..... ARTICLE: "Let’s work together for the nation to be able to rise from natural disaster" by Hlaing Aung..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Provide paddy strains and farm implements in time".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.2MB, 143K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/NLM2008-05-15-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 May 2008
Date of publication: 14 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects rehabilitation tasks in Ayeyawady Division...Cash and robes donated to monks in storm-hit areas...H&T Minister distributes relief aids to storm victims in Pyapon, Kyaiklat...Ma Ma noodle donated...Shwe Thanlwin Co Ltd donates supplies for storm-hit townships...Downed trees on roads in Yangon cleared...Specialists give treatment at relief camps in Twantay...Information Minister discusses provision of aid to victims with social organizations...Wellwishers from States and Divisions donate cash and kind to storm-hit victims...Relief supplies provided to storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division...Adjutant-General inspects relief camps in Wakema, Myaungmya Townships...Arrangements made to accommodate victims in foreign-donated tents - Lt-Gen Myint Swe visits relief camps in Yangon Division...MMCWA donates cash to storm victims...MFF requests partners to help storm victims...Power lines installed in Hline Tsp...Latest casualty figure...More international aids arrive...Relief aids shipped to storm victims...News about sinking of relief-supplies-loaded ship untrue...Navy doctors leave for Hainggyi Is... Rehabilitation works and disaster preparedness tasks to be carried out in tandem - Relief,resettlement works carried out in three phases with internal and international assistance - Meeting focuses on regenerating farmlands in storm-hit areas More US relief supplies arrive.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Tatmadawmen set up tents for storm victims in Kungyangon...Relief aids donated by foreign countries seen at Kyonda Village...Tatmadawmen volunteer for unloading relief aids from a helicopter in Pyapon Township...Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint accepts 200,000 packets of instant noodles donated by WINA and Thai President Food Public Co Ltd...Minister Dr Kyaw Myint graces the handing over of cash donated by AMDA to be spent on health care services in storm-hit areas...Traffic lights being repaired on Sule Pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San Streets in Yangon...Minister Dr Kyaw Myint accepts medicines worth K 60 million donated by AA Medical Product...Relief aids for the victims being distributed by helicopter in Bogale Township...Specialists give medical treatment to the victims in Twantay Township...Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan meeting with responsible personnel of MWJA, MMPA and MMA...Water purifiers donated by foreign countries being installed at Kyonda Village...Volunteers loading a helicopter with water bottles to be transported to Kyaiklat...Lt-Gen Myint Swe inspects accommodation of storm victims in Hlinethaya...Tents for storm victims seen in Dagon Myothit (North)...Tents for storm victims seen in Kyonda Village...Supplying drinking water to storm victims in Padan village, Hlinethaya Township...Delivering of edible oil from Myanmar Edible-Oil Merchant Association to storm victims in Thanlyin Township...Service personnel of Hline electric engineer’s office install power lines for resuming power...Relief aids from Australia arrive at Yangon International Airport...Volunteers unloading relief aids from a helicopter in Kyonda Village in Pyapon Township...Relief aids from Royal Thai Air Force arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief aids donated by Doctors Without Borders seen at Yangon International Airport...Relief aids arrives in Hlinethaya...Planes carrying international relief aid seen at Yangon International Airport...Members of Tatmadaw, Fire Brigades and USDA unloading relief aids...Tents donated by international community set up for victims in Twantay Township...Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo delivers an address at a meeting on coordinating measures for regenerating farmlands in storm-hit areas....."PERSPECTIVES": "Companies to work in harness with government for reconstruction of ravaged hospitals, schools and houses".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9,2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 May 2008
Date of publication: 13 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Government providing shelters for storm victims who lost their homes - PM calls for speedy measures for rehabilitation as monsoon sets in and schools reopen soon...Donation of robes for monks invited...USDA, DAC supply water to people of Pazundaung Township...Aid for pensioner victims...Loading of relief goods inspected...Commander attends donation ceremony for storm victims...Navy takes part in reconstruction tasks...Personnel of Directorate of Medical Services take part in relief work...Medicines donated to storm victims...Donors invited to donate robes, offertories to monasteries in storm-hit areas...MMPA to provide cash to storm victims...Htoo Trading Co Ltd, Air Bagan present relief aids...People from states, divisions donate relief aids to storm victims...Commander, Minister inspect loading of relief aids for storm-hit areas...Myanmar Brewery Ltd donates K 100 million to MRCS in aid for storm victims...International relief supplies continue to arrive...More international aid arrives Myanmar...Air Force transports relief aids...More relief supplies shipped to storm victims...Cash and kind provided to relief camps in Bogale...Adjutant-General Maj-Gen Thura Myint Aung visits relief camps in Ayeyawady Division...Metta dispensed, parittas recited for the dead and victims of storm-hit regions...Measures coordinated for reconstruction of phone lines...Latest casualty figures...US relief supplies arrive in Myanmar...Supplies delivered to storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division..... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein delivers address at meeting on rehabilitation in storm-hit areas in Yangon and Ayeyawady Divisions...Buses and cars running along a road in downtown Yangon on 12 May, 2008...Tatmadawmen clear cables and fallen trees in Yangon...An emergency patient being conveyed to Yangon...Flow of traffic returns to normal in downtown Yangon...Fallen trees and debris being removed on Pyay Road...Tatmadawmen remove branches of fallen trees on Anawrahta Road in Yangon...Lt-Gen Myint Swe meeting with donors at Yangon Command...C 130 aircraft carrying relief aids from the US seen at Yangon International Airport...Tatmadawmen unloading relief aids from trucks...Police Col Thura Tin Hla accepts K 100 million donated by Htoo Trading Co Ltd and Air Bagan...Volunteers unloading canvas from a helicopter in Kyondar Village in Dedaye Township...Representatives of US view relief aids at Yangon International Airport...Relief aids seen at Yangon International Airport...Volunteers unloading relief aids donated from the US to transport to storm-hit areas...Myanmar Brewery Ltd donates K 100 million to storm victims through Myanmar Red Cross Society...Tents being set up for storm victims in Dedaye...Relief aids donated by Doctors Without Borders based in Switzerland arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief aids donated by doctors and Red Cross in France arrive at Yangon International Airport...Construction materials donated by Cares in Dubai arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief aids from Pakistan arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief supplies donated by Russian Federation arrive at Yangon International Airport...Members of Fire Brigade unloading relief aids donated by Greece from the flight...Instant foods donated by India arrive at Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by India arrive at Yangon International Airport...Sayadaws dispense metta and recite parittas for the dead and victims of the storm-hit regions...Relief items donated by India arrive at Yangon International Airport...CPT employees repairing telephone lines in Yangon...Ms Henrietta Fore hands over the relief items to Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint...Relief aids from the US arrive at Yangon International Airport...Minister Brig-Gen Lun Thi distributes relief aids to storm victims in Kyonda Village in Dedaye Township..... REFERENDUM - HEADLINE: Referendum for Approval of Constitution held in Shan State (East).....REFERENDUM - PHOTO CAPTION: Chinese Counsellor Mr Wang Zongying and Third Secretary of US Embassy Ms Chelsia Wheeler visit Polling Station-1 in Myeik....."PERSPECTIVES": "Breed fresh water and sea fish and prawns for economic development".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (10MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 May 2008
Date of publication: 12 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister inspects loading of supplies onto ships for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division... Commander presents relief aids to storm victims in Seikkyi-Khanaungto...Relief aids flowing into Ayeyawady Division...China issues law to manage disaster relief donation...Auditor-General inspects loading of supplies...52 GSM Radio Stations return to normal...Ko Lu Chaw group participates in relief works...Servicemen take part in clearance of debris...Three ships carrying supplies leave for storm-hit townships...Commander Maj-Gen Hla Htay Win comforts storm victims in Hlinethaya Township...Mobile connection functions normally...Relief items continue to arrive in storm-hit regions of Ayeyawady Div...Foreign relief aid delivered to victims...SWRR Minister performs relief works in Bogale Township...Navy presents supplies to storm victims in Kyauktan...Servicemen remove rubbish in Mingala Taungnyunt, Pazundaung, Botahtaung...Shwe Than Lwin Co donates rice, drinking water, personal goods...Government already spent K 20 billion for emergency aid - News briefing held on relief measures in Yangon and Ayeyawady Divisions...Energy Minister provides relief aid...Mon State donates salt for victims...Cash donated to storm victims...PRC Ambassador donates cash to storm victims...Rescue operations carry on...WFP aid arrives at Yangon...Donations of King of Thailand handed over...International relief supplies continue to arrive in Yangon.......CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects loading of relief items for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division onto a vessel...Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects loading of relief aid for storm victims in Ngaputaw Township onto a vessel...CommanderMaj-Gen Hla Htay Win gives assistance to a storm victim in Seikkyi-Khanaungto Township...An emergency patient of Kwinpauk village being airlifted for medical treatment...Auditor-General Maj-Gen Lun Maung and Vice-Quartermaster- General Maj-Gen Htin Aung Kyaw inspect loading of goods for stormhit areas onto ships...Servicemen of Defence Services Martial Art and Sports Institute take part in clearance of debris along the roads in Kyauktada Township...Workers loading a ship with relief supplies for victims in Ayeyawady Division...Volunteers of Ko Lu Chaw group led by Aung Khine and Thadoe Saw carrying emergency aid for storm victims...YCDC staff clearing debris on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road...Yangon-Dalla daily ferry services resumes...Volunteers carrying relief goods to be delivered to Ayeyawady...Yangon returning to normal due to collective efforts...MPT staff repairing telephone services...Relief items donated by ICRC arrive at Yangon International Airport...C-130 aircraft carrying medicines, blankets and tents donated by Greece at Yangon International Airport...Volunteers unloading oil barrels from a helicopeter...Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe presents relief aids to a victim in Bogale Township...Soldiers carry relief supplies onto a ship...Volunteers removing fallen trees on a road in Botahtaung Township...Buses and cars running along a road in Yangon...Minister U Soe Tha gives accounts of relief works in Yangon and Ayeyawady Divisions at news briefing...A helicopter transports supplies for storm victims in Dedaye Township...Minister Brig-Gen Lun Thi presents supplies to storm victims of Kyonda village in Dedaye Township...Chinese Ambassador presents cash donations to Deputy Minister Col Hla Thein Swe...Members of Search and Rescue Team leave for storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division...General Chalit Pukpasuk of Royal Thai Armed Forces hands over the donations to Commander-in-Chief (Air) Lt-Gen Myat Hein...Emergency aid presented by King of Thailand for storm victims arrives in Yangon...International emergency supplies arrive in Yangon daily......REFERENDUM - HEADLINES: People cast votes at polling stations in Mawlamyine, Mudon...Referendum for Approval of Constitution held in Kayah State...Diplomats visit polling stations in Magway...Referendum held in Myeik...Diplomats leave Nay Pyi Taw after observing referendum...Japanese First Secretary observes referendum in Kachin State...Diplomats observe referendum in Thayawady District...Diplomats observe referendum in Sittway Township...Diplomats observe referendum in Hinthada District......PHOTO CAPTIONS: Diplomats observe casting of votes at a polling station in Mandalay...A woman casting vote at a polling station in Mawlamyine...Polling station members issuing ballot papers at a polling station in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon...People casting votes at a polling station in Lashio...Polling station members issue ballot papers to eligible persons in a polling station in Htantabin Township...People cast votes at a polling station in Taikkyi Township...People cast votes at a polling station in Hpa-an..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of weather changes"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (10MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 May 2008
Date of publication: 11 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: DPRK Ambassador donates cash to storm victims; Donations may be made for storm victims; Announcement of Meteorology and Hydrology Department; More relief supplies for Labutta, Bogale and Mawlamyinegyun; Tatmadaw members clean roads; Relief goods sent to Pyapon; International relief supplies continue to arrive in Yangon; Ministers supervise relief task in Pyapon Township; USDA members clear debris in Mayangon Township; Navy performs health care in Tada, Kayan Townships; Relief supplies distributed to storm victims in Thakayta Township; Parami Road cleared; Rescue operations in Ayeyawady Delta; More vehicles for relief tasks continuously; Relief goods delivered right to storm victims - PM visits relief camp in Hlinethaya; Relief aid sent to disaster-hit regions of Ayeyawady Division.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: DPRK Ambassador Mr Kim Sok Chol presents US$ 20,000 for the storm victims to Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu...Tatmadawmen clearing debris near 7th- mile on Pyay Road...Tatmadawmen clear downed trees at the entrance to the Tooth Relic Pagoda on Kyaikwaing Pagoda Road...Storm victims receiving relief supplies in Thakayta Township...Aid workers carrying relief supplies of the People's Republic of China...Relief goods from India arrive at Yangon International Airport...An aircraft carrying relief supplies from Thailand arrives at Yangon International Airport...Relief items donated by Russian Federation being unloaded from an aircraft...Volunteers unloading airlifted emergency aid for storm victims sent by WFP at Yangon International Airport...Buses and cars running along a road in downtown Yangon on 10 May...Tatmadaw vehicles carry relief items for storm-hit regions...Volunteers unloading emergency aid and foodstuff from a helicopter...Prime Minister General Thein Sein meets storm victims of Padan Village accommodated in the tents donated by the People’s Republic of China...Relief supplies being delivered to storm victims by helicopter in Labutta Township......REFERENDUM - HEADLINES: Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing cast votes in Referendum for Approval of the Constitution...Referendum for Approval of Constitution held in Mandalay Div...Referendum for Approval of Constitution held in Kayin State...Diplomats observe Bago Division Referendum...Myanmar holds referendum for emergence of modern developed discipline-flourishing democratic nation...Referendum for Approval of Constitution held in Nay Pyi Taw...Referendum held in 19 Townships of Ayeyawady Div...Referendum for approval of the constitution held in Shan State (North)...Referendum held in Kachin State...People from all walks of life cast votes in the Referendum...Referendum held in Shan State (East)...Diplomats observe polling stations in Bago Division (West)...Union of Myanmar holds Referendum...Referendum held in five townships in Yangon Division...LPDR Deputy Defence Attaché observes referendum in Taunggyi...Diplomats conducted around polling stations in Nay Pyi Taw...Referendum for approval of constitution held in Mandalay Division...Diplomats observe vote casting, counting of ballot papers in Taikkyi, Hlegu...Referendum held in Dawei......PHOTO CAPTIONS: Senior General Than Shwe casts vote in Referendum for Approval of the Constitution at No 1 Polling Station in Nay Pyi Taw...Daw Kyaing Kyaing, wife of Senior General Than Shwe, casts vote in the Referendum for Approval of the Constitution at No 1 Polling Station in Nay Pyi Taw...People casting votes at the polling booth...Brunei Ambassador Pehin Dato Mohammad Yosof Abu Bakar, Philippines Ambassador Mr Noel C Cabrera and Thai Military Attaché Mr Wichai Chaimongkhon observe a polling station in Bago...Polling station members counting ballot papers in a polling station in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon...People casting votes at polling stations in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon...Local people view announcement of voting rolls at polling station in Hmawby Township...Polling station members issuing ballot papers to eligible voters at a polling station in Hlegu Township...Polling station members issuing ballot papers to eligible persons at a polling station in Myitkyina...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San cast votes at No 1 Polling Station in Nay Pyi Taw...Prime Minister General Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win cast votes at No 1 Polling Station in Nay Pyi Taw...Diplomats observe casting of votes at a polling station in Taikkyi Township...General Thura Shwe Mann and wife Daw Khin Lay Thet cast votes...Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo and wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin cast votes...People casting votes at a polling station in Hmawby Township...Korean Minister Counsellor and Vietnamese First Secretary observe a polling station in Pyay...Referendum for approval of Constitution in progress in Dawei...... "PERSPECTIVES": "Public health care notices to keep victims free from diseases".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 May 2008
Date of publication: 10 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Lt-Gen Myint Swe provides food, medicines to storm-hit regions; Tatmadaw helicopters transport relief supplies to Ayeyawady Division; Relief aids for storm victims; Wellwishers donate water purifying machines to storm-hit regions; Dr Reddy's help for storm victims; Forestry Minister meets storm victims in Dedaye, Bogale Townships; Prompt freight-handling tasks inspected; Tatmadawmen clean roads; Relief items sent to storm-hit regions; MWAF, MMCWA provide relief aids to storm victims; Diplomat team arrive at Nay Pyi Taw; Efforts being made for supply of power in Yangon Division - Some townships restore electricity; Directorate of Medical Services takes part in relief works; Latest casualty figures; Streams of international emergency aid flowing into Myanmar; Merchants in Muse donate relief supplies to storm victims; Myanmar, in accordance with prevailing principles, accepts with appreciation offer of relief goods, financial assistance from any government or agency - Deputy Foreign Minister meets US Charge d'affaires; Navy transports relief aid to Ayeyawady Div; Relief supplies sent to Labutta, Bogale and Mawlamyainggyun townships; Tatmadaw vehicles transport relief aid to disaster-hit regions; USDA members, YCDC staff perform clearance of debris; Works coordinated for secure and smooth transport; Minister supervises supply of power in downtown Yangon; Deputy Minister meets construction entrepreneurs; Htoo Trading, Air Bagan present relief supplies to storm victims in Bogale; Adjutant-General, Commander supervise relief tasks in Ayeyawady Division; International relief supplies continue to arrive in Yangon....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Lt-Gen Myint Swe presents relief aid to storm victims in Twantay Township; Lt-Gen Myint Swe comforts storm victims of Kawhmu Township; Aid workers loading up a helicopter with relief supplies; Relief supplies being unloaded from a helicopter; Ministers Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Dr Kyaw Myint present relief items for storm victims in Bogale; Volunteers unloading relief supplies for storm-hit villages in Labutta Township; Responsible persons of Dr Reddy's Lab present medicines for the people in storm-hit areas; Relief items being delivered at the relief camp in Dedaye Township; Patients from Ayeyawady Division being transported by air; Relief supplies for storm victims being loaded onto ships; Emergency patients from storm-hit regions arrive in Yangon by helicopter; Emergency patients from storm-hit regions being helicoptered to Yangon; Members of Myanmar Police Force clearing downed trees on a road; Helicopters carry relief aid, medicines and doctors to storm-hit areas in delta; Indonesian aid arrives Yangon on board two C-130 aircrafts; Relief supplies from People's Republic of China being unloaded from Jade Cargo; Relief aid from China arrives at Yangon International Airport; Relief aid for storm-hit regions in Ayeyawady Division being loaded onto a truck; Emergency aid and construction materials from WFP and WHO arrive at Yangon International Airport; Deputy Minister U Kyaw Thu meets US Charge d� Affaires Ms Shari Villarosa; Ministers Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Dr Kyaw Myint console storm victims of Mawlamyinegyun; Emergency aid arrive at villages in Kyaiklat Township; Tatmadaw members carrying out relief activities in Kyauktan Township; Patients being transported from Ayeyawady Division to Yangon; Relief aid being loaded onto a helicopter for victims in Ayeyawady Division; Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin supervises transporting of food for victims in Twantay Township; Members of Tatmadaw and social organizations loading relief aid onto a helicopter; Htoo Trading Co Ltd and Air Bagan provide relief supplies for the cyclone victims in Bogale Township; Members of Tatmadaw and social organizations carrying airlifted emergency aid for victims in Ayeyawady Division; Relief supplies from the People's Republic of China arrive in Yangon...REFERENDUM: "To approve the State Constitution is a national duty of the entire people today. Let us all cast vote in the national interest"; "On the march to the Golden Land"; "Let us all * who are equipped with ardent patriotism, * who cherish genuine independence, * who aspire perpetuation of sovereignty, * who loathe foreign interference and manipulation, and * who oppose puppet government with strings of colonialists, * To ratify Constitution let's go to the polling booth VOTE "YES" for ratification of the Constitution"... "PERSPECTIVES": "Provide necessary assistance to storm victims with goodwill"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 May 2008
Date of publication: 09 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister comforts storm victims in Kungyangon, Kyauktan townships; Relief supplies sent to storm-hit delta; Service personnel and staff clear fallen billboards in Yangon; Clearance works performed in Yangon; Lt-Gen Myint Swe meets with entrepreneurs, traders; Officials and people urged to assist storm victims with goodwill; Helicopters transport relief supplies to storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division; Commander presents aid to relief camps in Kyimyindine; Minister and deputy minister meet entrepreneurs at Hlinethaya Industrial Zone; Downed trees on Yangon- Pyay road cleaned; USDA members clear fallen trees; Volunteers remove fallen trees in Yangon; Myanmar thanks international community and organizations for their emergency aids; Relief teams of Shan State (South) arrive in Yangon; Wellwishers may donate cash and kind to storm victims; Navy takes part in relief works; Air Force participates in evacuation in storm-hit areas; Repairing of power lines, supply of electricity inspected; Energy Minister provides relief aids to storm victims in Kawhmu, Kungyangon, Dedaye; SWRR Minister accepts cash and kind from wellwishers; Communication station in Hainggyikyun reopened; Some wards in Dagon Myothit (South) Tsp have access to electricity; Latest casualty figures in cyclonic storm; Myanmar receiving emergency relief provisions, making strenuous efforts to transport them without delay to affected areas; YCDC supplies water to townships; Plane-loads of foreign emergency aid arriving in Yangon; Relief aids shipped to Nargis-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects a relief camp in Kyauktan; Relief items being sent to the storm-hit areas; Buses and cars running along the Merchant Street in Yangon; Lt-Gen Myint Swe briefs on emergency works in storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady and Yangon Divisions; Members of the Tatmadaw, Myanmar Police Force and social organizations remove trees on Strand Road in Yangon; Prime Minister General Thein Sein speaks at the meeting of National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee; Emergency aid for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division being loaded onto a helicopter; Minister Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein and Deputy Minister Brig-Gen Myint Thein view clearance of debris on a road in Yangon; Tatmadawmen unloading relief aids for storm victims in Kyauktan Township; USDA members clearing downed trees on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road; Members of the Tatmadaw unloading Thai-donated bottles of drinking water, candles, hammers and dry noodles from a plane at Yangon International Airport; Medicines and boxes of chocolate sent from Singapore arrives at Yangon International Airport; Members of the Tatmadaw unloading mosquito nets, tarpaulin, plastic, medicines and food worth US $ 300,000 donated by Italy; Tatmadawmen unloading relief aids from India at Yangon International Airport; Tatmadawmen loading trucks with relief aids airlifted from Bangladesh; Tatmadawmen loading a helicopter with relief aids to be transported to storm hit-areas in Ayeyawady Division; A lay person hands over foreign exchange donated by Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kusala for the storm victims to Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe; An emergency patient from Ayeyawady Division is being conveyed to Yangon by helicopter; Health personnel are being helicoptered to storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division to provide health care to victims; Prime Minister General Thein Sein comforts storm victims in Kungyangon Township; Prime Minister General Thein Sein accepts sacks of rice, medicines and blankets from donors; Water being pumped out from a tank to supply to residents in Yangon; Aircraft carrying relief supplies arrive at Yangon International Airport; Vessels carrying relief items for the storm victims leave Yangon for Ayeyawady Division...THE CONSTITUTION: The most appropriate constitution (3)... "PERSPECTIVES": "For entire people to follow public health care notices"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 May 2008
Date of publication: 08 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects Nargis-hit areas, provides relief supplies to storm victims; Electric Power No 2 Minister inspects power line connection; Vessels transport relief supplies to Nargis-hit areas; Lt-Gen Myint Swe provides foodstuff to storm victims in Twantay, Kungyangon; Relief aids for victims in Dedaye; Kanbawza Bank presents aid; USDA Secretariat Member provides rice and cash for storm victims; Regular water transport to delta region resumes; Wellwishers donate over K 1358.1 million to storm victims; Cash and kind donated to storm victims; Rail services return to normal; Wellwishers may donate cash, kind to victims; Mayor supervises water supply facilities in downtown Yangon; Minister distributes relief aid to storm victims; International emergency aid arrives in Yangon; Humanitarian aids of foreign countries being distributed to victims through fastest means; Yangon returning to normal as collective debris clearing work goes on; Staff and local people clear fallen trees; Blocked roads cleared; SWRR Minister accepts cash and kind for storm victims; Republic of India donates foodstuff, medicines, general products to storm victims. Relief aid distributed in Mawlamyinegyun, Bogale Tsps; Commerce Minister provides relief items in Kyaiklat; Relief supplies sent to delta region; Minister inspects banking services; Hospitals in Kawhmu, Kungyangon inspected; Medicines donated for health care; MWAF officials comfort storm victims; Latest casualty figures in cyclonic storm Nargis; Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects loading of relief supplies for victims in Ayeyawady Division; Planes carrying relief supplies from foreign countries arrive at Yangon......CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: Prime Minister General Thein Sein and party assist loading of relief supplies onto a helicopter for storm victims; Prime Minister General Thein Sein and party assist loading of relief supplies onto a helicopter for storm victims; Staff of Myanma Electric Power Enterprise repair a damaged lamp post caused by storm on Maha Bandoola Street; Volunteers loading a ship with relief aids to distribute them to storm-hit areas in Ayeyawady Division; Lt-Gen Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defence meeting with the victims in Kungyangon Township; Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan meets storm victims in Mingala Taungnyunt Township; Ferries are now transporting passengers from Pansodan Jetty in Yangon; Lt-Gen Myint Swe accepts assistance provided by a wellwisher at the donation ceremony for the victims; Trains have started regular runs from Yangon Railway Station; Soldiers remove a fallen tree beside the road in Yangon; Ministry of Transport supplying drinking water to the people; Servicemen unloading foodstuff donated by Laos from a plane in Yangon International Airport; Water proof and generators donated by Japan arrive at Yangon International Airport; Medicines, dried potatos, clothes and tarpaulins donated by Bangladesh arrive at Yangon International Airport; Relief supplies donated by foreign countries seen at Yangon International Airport; Tatmadawmen clearing fallen trees on a road in Yangon; Tatmadawmen and service personnel removing trees with the use of heavy mechinery on a road in Yangon; Smooth transportation services in downtown Yangon; Tatmadawmen remove downed trees on a road in Yangon; Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects loading of relief supplies onto the helicopters for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division; Prime Minister General Thein Sein comforts storm victims at a relief camp in Labutta Township; Prime Minister General Thein Sein observes health conditions of patients at General Hospital (Pathein); Tatmadawmen unloading supplies from India from a ship; Minister Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe meets UNDP Resident Representative Mr Daniel B Baker and party; Volunteers loading relief supplies for storm victims in Ayeyawady Division onto a ship; Prime Minister General Thein Sein presents TV and DVD sets and satellite receivers to Commander Brig-Gen Kyaw Swe; USDA and social organizations members provide foodstuff to storm victims; National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Chairman Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects loading of bags of rice onto a ship for storm victims in Ayeyawady Divison; Loading of relief supplies donated by India onto a truck in progress...CONSTITUTION: "The most appropriate constitution (2)... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take part in the tasks for relief and resettlement"
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 May 2008
Date of publication: 07 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council (Announcement No 5/2008) 2nd Waxing of Kason 1370 ME (6 May 2008) 1. The State Peace and Development Council announced the following regions as disaster-hit regions that were struck by the cyclonic storm Nargis under Announcement No 4/2008 dated on 3 May 2008. (a) Ayeyawady Division (b) Yangon Division (c) Bago Division (d) Mon State (e) Kayin State...Disaster victims in Hlinethaya Township provided with rice and cash; Relief and rehabilitation works under way in Kayin State; Storm victims consoled and provided with relief aids; Medicines and food sent to Ayeyawady Division; Minister inspects power supply tasks in Hlinethaya, Mingaladon, Hmawby; Regular rail services resume; Clean water for Yangonites; Water available in six townships in downtown Yangon; Steps being taken in two phases for regular power supply - Press conference on �relief measures� held; International organizations donate medicines, foods, cash and relief items to storm victims in Myanmar; Wellwishers may donate cash and kind to storm victims; Yangon International Airport serves regular international and domestic flights; Deputy Minister inspects Medical Universities; Relief aids donated to storm victims; MWAF presents supplies in Ayeyawady Division; Vice-Mayor comforts storm victims; Latest casualty figures in cyclonic storm �Nargis�. Unscrupulous persons manufacturing rumours in some townships of Yangon Division People urged not to believe rumours and slanderous news, help expose rumourmongers, inform immediately to authorities if they hear rumours; Minister discusses rehabilitation tasks in Kyaikto Township; BBC journalist holding tourist visa deported; Nargis victims in Ayeyawady Division receiving emergency aid; Royal Thai Armed Forces donates food, medicines to storm victims..... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: "Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan meeting with storm victims at No 2 BEHS in Hlinethaya Township"; "Commander Brig-Gen Kyaw Swe distributing food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces to a storm victim in Labutta"; "Minister Maj-Gen Htay Oo distributes food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces to a victim in Labutta"; "Minister Brig-Gen Thein Aung inspects unloading of goods and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces from a helicopter in Bogale"; "Staff of Myanma Railways remove trees fallen on railroads"; "Mayor Brig-Gen Aung Thein Lin inspects supply of drinking water to residents in Latha Township"; "Minister Brig-Gen Kyaw Hsan briefs on condition of relief works in areas hit by cyclonic storm �Nargis�"; "Tatmadawmen, Red Cross members and volunteers unloading food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces from a helicopter in Mawlamyinegyun"; "Food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces arrive at Yangon International Airport"; "Members of the Tatmadaw remove trees on U Wizara Road in Yangon"; "General Songkitti Jakkabatr hands over food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces to Lt-Gen Myint Swe"; "Tatmadawmen remove trees on a road in Yangon"; "helicopter with food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces to distribute to storm victims being unloaded"; "Red Cross members and volunteers unloading food and medicines from a helicopter in Bogale, Ayeyawady Division"; "A ceremony to donate relief aids to storm victims organized by MWAF in progress"; "Red Cross members and volunteers unloading food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces in Labutta Township"; "An emergency patient arrives at Yangon by air from Ayeyawady Division"; "Members of the Tatmadaw removing fallen trees caused by storm on U Wizara Road"; "Volunteers carry a patient airlifted from Ayeyawady Division by helicopter at Yangon International Airport"; "Tatmadawmen and volunteers unloading food and medicines donated by Royal Thai Armed Forces from a plane in Yangon International Airport"...REFERENDUM: Union of Myanmar Commission for Holding Referendum Announcement No 8/2008...CONSTITUTION: "The most appropriate constitution" by Soe Mya Kyaw... "PERSPECTIVES": "Rehabilitation tasks being carried out for the people of storm-hit areas".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 May 2008
Date of publication: 06 May 2008
Description/subject: CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Prime Minister consoles cyclone victims in Ayeyawady Division; Prime Minister General Thein Sein was at cyclonehit areas to render necessary assistance for victims; Relief goods provided to victims in Bogale, Mawlamyinegyun Townships; Yangon International Airport reopens to regular int'l, domestic flights; Diplomats briefed on situation of the areas hit by Nargis; Relief works supervised in Yangon; Lt-Gen Myint Swe presents relief aid to storm victims in Yangon South District; Emergency aid for victims in Kyauktan and Kungyangon Townships; Traffic returns to normal in Yangon; Cash and relief goods being accepted; Minister meets storm victims, provides cash; Public Notice: "Do not believe rumours and do not rely on news stories that are not stated or aired in the newspapers, and on radio and TV"; IDD calls available now; Loss and casualties caused by cyclonic storm Nargis in Yangon, Ayeyawady Divsions; Five injured victims sent to hospital; Relief aid arrives in Kyaikhto, Bilin, Thaton; Storm victims in Bago Div get relief aid; Medicines and provisions presented to storm victims in Pyapon; Prime Minister inspects losses and damages in and around Nargis-hit Yangon; Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice-Admiral Soe Thein, Adjutant-General Maj-Gen Thura Myint Aung and party provide relief aid to cyclone victims.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: "Prime Minister General Thein Sein cordially greets storm victims in Labutta Township"; Photo captions: "Ministers Maj-Gen Maung Maung Swe and Brig-Gen Maung Maung Thein provide assistance to the storm victims in Mawlamyinegyun Township"; "External and domestic flights start operations at Yangon International Airport"; "Minister U Nyan Win briefs diplomats and representatives of UN Agencies on situation of the areas hit by Nargis"; USDAs at all levels and other donors provide clean water in Yangon"; "Lt-Gen Myint Swe of Ministry of Defence gives relief aid to a storm victim in Kyauktan Township"; "Commander Maj-Gen Hla Htay Win presents personal goods to a storm victim in Kungyangon Townhsip"; "Motor vehicles driving along Mahabandoola Street in Yangon"; "Staff members of CPT and Tatmadawmen repairing auto telephone lines in Yangon"; "Members of Tatmadaw and residents repairing a fallen lamp-post caused by storm"; "Minister Brig-Gen Thein Zaw accepts cash donated by Kachin State USDA to set up satellite phone"; "Public Calling Office being carried out by CPT to ensure communication services in Yangon"; "Tatmadawmen, MPF, Fire Brigade, residents and YCDC staff cleaning the falling trees along Kandawgyi ring road"; "Vehicles running along the road in downtown Yangon"; "Prime Minister General Thein Sein views provision of medical treatment to storm victims at No 1 BEHS in Bogale Township"; "Prime Minister General Thein Sein consoles a patient receiving medical treatment at Bogale Hospital"; "An emergency patient of Bogale Township carried by Tatmadaw helicopter arrives at the Headquarters of Mingaladon Airbase"; "Maj-Gen Tha Aye presents relief aid to a storm victim in Bilin Township"; "An emergency patient arrives at Mingaladon Airbase by air from Bogale Township"; "Members of the Tatmadaw, MPF, Fire Brigade, townselders, YCDC staff and residents removing fallen trees caused by storm on U Wizara Road"; "Motor vehicles running along the Phonegyi Street in Yangon".... "PERSPECTIVES": "Carry out relief and resettlement works with altruism".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 May 2008
Date of publication: 05 May 2008
Description/subject: REFERENDUM: Government of the Union of Myanmar issues Announcement No 1/2008.....CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - HEADLINES: Relief measures taken in Nargis-hit areas; Cyclone Nargis weakens; No severe strong wind and another storm in Yangon and neighbouring areasTwo Ministers provide cash and kind to storm victims of Mawlamyinegyun; Roads re-cope with vehicles; Relief aids arrive in Hainggyi; Measures coordinated for normalcy of communication services; Z-crafts of IWT resumed; Storm news; Death toll after storm Nargis; Commander provides victims in disaster-hit areas with food and medical supplies; External and domestic flights will operate regularly beginning 5 May; Prime Minister supervises relief works in Yangon Division; Provision of relief aids under way.... CYCLONE NARGIS AND ITS AFTERMATH - PHOTO CAPTIONS: "Prime Minister General Thein Sein surveys the damage caused by the cyclonic storm Nargis"; "Members of the Tatmadaw, MPF, social organizations and YCDC staff remove the fallen trees"; "Motor vehicles running on the crossroad of Sule Pagoda Road and Anawrahta Road in Yangon"; "Members of the Tatmadaw, MPF, social organizations and YCDC staff remove the fallen trees"; "Damaged wharf at Botahtaung jetty"; "Yangon returns to normaly after clearing of debris caused by cyclone Nargis"; "Heavy machnery (sic) at work to clear fallen trees"; "Tatmadaw and MPF members and local people take part in clearing debris"; "Prime Minister General Thein Sein inspects the damage caused by the cyclonic storm in Yangon Division"; "Motor vehicles running in front of Bogyoke Aung San Market"; "Members of the Tatmadaw, MPF, social organizations and YCDC staff remove the fallen trees"; "Members of the Tatmadaw, MPF, social organizations and YCDC staff remove the fallen tree (sic): .. Photo captions (p9): "Motor vehicles running in the centre of Yangon"; "Tatmadaw and MPF members remove fallen trees"; "YCDC staff remove fallen trees"; "Travelling people on the road in Yangon"; "Collective efforts are being made in clearing fallen trees"; "Clearing of debris under way in Myenigon, Yangon"; "Members of a debris-clearing team in action"; "Maha Bandoola Street crowded with cars and people"; "Prime Minister General Thein Sein visits cyclone victims in Dagon Myothit (North)"; "Prime Minister General Thein Sein presenting relief aid to cyclone victims in Yangon.".... PERSPECTIVES: "Work in accordance with announcements to prevent against loss of crops".
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of InfoPhoto captions, (22): ation, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3&4 May 2008
Date of publication: 04 May 2008
Description/subject: The issues of "The New Light of Myanmar for 3 and 4 May were not published online (probably not published in any form) on account of the cyclone.
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 May 2008
Date of publication: 02 May 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 May 2008
Date of publication: 01 May 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 April 2008
Date of publication: 30 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 April 2008
Date of publication: 29 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 April 2008
Date of publication: 28 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 April 2008
Date of publication: 27 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 April 2008
Date of publication: 26 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 April 2008
Date of publication: 25 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 April 2008
Date of publication: 24 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 April 2008
Date of publication: 23 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 April 2008
Date of publication: 22 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 April 2008
Date of publication: 21 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 April 2008
Date of publication: 20 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 April 2008
Date of publication: 19 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 April 2008
Date of publication: 18 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 April 2008
Date of publication: 17 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 April 2008
Date of publication: 16 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11-15 April 2008
Date of publication: 15 April 2008
Description/subject: As usual at this time of year, everyone was out playing with water and did not have time to produce NLM.
Source/publisher: Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 April 2008
Date of publication: 09 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 April 2008
Date of publication: 08 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 April 2008
Date of publication: 07 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 April 2008
Date of publication: 06 April 2008
Language: En glish
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 April 2008
Date of publication: 05 April 2008
Language: Eng;osj
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 April 2008
Date of publication: 04 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 April 2008
Date of publication: 03 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 April 2008
Date of publication: 02 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 April 2008
Date of publication: 01 April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 April 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 March 2008
Date of publication: 31 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 March 2008
Date of publication: 30 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 March 2008
Date of publication: 29 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 March 2008
Date of publication: 28 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 March 2008
Date of publication: 27 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 March 2008
Date of publication: 26 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 March 2008
Date of publication: 25 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 March 2008
Date of publication: 24 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (8MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 March 2008
Date of publication: 23 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 March 2008
Date of publication: 22 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (9.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 March 2008
Date of publication: 21 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 March 2008
Date of publication: 20 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 March 2008
Date of publication: 19 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 March 2008
Date of publication: 18 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 March 2008
Date of publication: 17 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 March 2008
Date of publication: 16 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 March 2008
Date of publication: 15 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 March 2008
Date of publication: 14 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 March 2008
Date of publication: 13 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 March 2008
Date of publication: 12 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 March 2008
Date of publication: 11 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 March 2008
Date of publication: 10 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 March 2008
Date of publication: 09 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 March 2008
Date of publication: 08 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 March 2008
Date of publication: 07 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 March 2008
Date of publication: 06 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 March 2008
Date of publication: 05 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 March 2008
Date of publication: 04 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 March 2008
Date of publication: 03 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 March 2008
Date of publication: 02 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 March 2008
Date of publication: 01 March 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 February 2008
Date of publication: 29 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 February 2008
Date of publication: 28 February 2008
Description/subject: The Union of Myanmar- The State Peace and Development Council: The Referendum Law for the Approval of the Draft Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, 2008 (The State Peace and Development Council Law No 1/2008). The 5th Waning Day of Tabodwe 1369ME (26th February,2008)
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 February 2008
Date of publication: 27 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 February 2008
Date of publication: 26 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 February 2008
Date of publication: 25 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 February 2008
Date of publication: 24 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 February 2008
Date of publication: 23 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 February 2008
Date of publication: 22 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 February 2008
Date of publication: 21 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 February 2008
Date of publication: 20 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 February 2008
Date of publication: 19 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 February 2008
Date of publication: 18 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 February 2008
Date of publication: 17 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 February 2008
Date of publication: 16 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 February 2008
Date of publication: 15 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 February 2008
Date of publication: 14 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 February 2008
Date of publication: 13 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 February 2008
Date of publication: 12 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 February 2008
Date of publication: 11 February 2008
Description/subject: Announcement Nos 1/2008 and 2/2008 issued...Approval of the Constitution draft will be sought in a National Referendum to be held in May 2008... In accordance with the forthcoming State Constitution, the multi-party democracy general elections will be held in 2010...NAY PYI TAW, 10 Feb—The State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar issued Announcement Nos 1/2008 and 2/2008 yesterday. The following is the full text of the announcements—...
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 February 2008
Date of publication: 10 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 February 2008
Date of publication: 09 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 February 2008
Date of publication: 08 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 February 2008
Date of publication: 07 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 February 2008
Date of publication: 06 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 February 2008
Date of publication: 05 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 February 2008
Date of publication: 04 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 February 2008
Date of publication: 03 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 2 February, 2008
Date of publication: 02 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 1 February, 2008
Date of publication: 01 February 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 31 January 2008
Date of publication: 31 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 30 January 2008
Date of publication: 30 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 29 January 2008
Date of publication: 29 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 28 January 2008
Date of publication: 28 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 27 January 2008
Date of publication: 27 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 26 January 2008
Date of publication: 26 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 25 January 2008
Date of publication: 25 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 24 January 2008
Date of publication: 24 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 23 January 2008
Date of publication: 23 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 22 January 2008
Date of publication: 22 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 21 January 2008
Date of publication: 21 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 20 January 2008
Date of publication: 20 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 19 January 2008
Date of publication: 19 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 18 January 2008
Date of publication: 18 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 17 January 2008
Date of publication: 17 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", 16 January 2008
Date of publication: 16 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 January, 2008
Date of publication: 15 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 January 2008
Date of publication: 14 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 January 2008
Date of publication: 13 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 January 2008
Date of publication: 12 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 January 2008
Date of publication: 11 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 January 2008
Date of publication: 10 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 January 2008
Date of publication: 09 January 2008
Language: Englishy
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 January 2008
Date of publication: 08 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 January 2008
Date of publication: 07 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 January 2008
Date of publication: 06 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 January 2008
Date of publication: 05 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 January 2008
Date of publication: 04 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 January 2008
Date of publication: 03 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 January 2008
Date of publication: 02 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2008


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 January 2008
Date of publication: 01 January 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2008