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Title: "The Myanmar Times", December 20 - 26, 2010, Volume 28, No. 554
Date of publication: 26 December 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: SNDP urges support to ‘consolidate’ Shan unity; Shan reps to receive policy training; Flying object sighted in North Dagon; In Vietnam, an impending catastrophe; India to offer visa-on-arrival; No plans to introduce rotation system: YESB; Yeywa online, 10 years after project launch; Speech contest winners to study in South Korea; Parties prepare election report for public; In Bali, officials air experiences of democracy; In Kachin, a family divided by politics; December rain records broken; Bus committee fires 220 workers in 2010..BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Dislocations fail to impact 2010 border trade figures; First phase of Sino-Myanmar link complete; Christmas imports leap off the shelves; Sichuan-Myanmar match up interests; Thanlyin property market lurks in the shadows of Yangon; Asian retail sector tipped to double...TIMEOUT: Young director wins film prize in Japan; Art prize winners revealed; Christians prepare treats for festive season; After five years, Alex returns to limelight..SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Red Link to up WiFi access points; Fishmeal exports to China need certification...TRAVEL: Facebook, Twitter: the new roadmap for high-end travel; Airline profits to hit record high...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Seven dead in bus accident; Dolphin project in Bhamo; Turmeric a hit in Bangladesh...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", December 13 - 19, 2010, Volume 28, No. 553
Date of publication: 19 December 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Election turnout higher than 1990; Hotels prepare for next emporium; Swiss balloonists to make 13th Myanmar flight; World AIDS Day marked nationally; Prominent monk helps upgrade toilets at monasteries; Yangon monastery hosts Shan New Year festival; Hotels prepare to celebrate Xmas and New Year; WikiLeaks letting it all hang out; Manaw Festival scheduled for January; Shwe Thanlwin launches satellite television service; ICRC complains over logo misuse; UN agency to distribute food in Rakhine State; Hibernating bird numbers in decline this year; South Korea institute provides training on organic farming; Twante Canal upgrade work continues; Companies offer holiday tours; Outbound leisure travel market booming; Pyae Ti Oo provides grants to students; Group to support disabled children; Ignoring disability can harm a child’s future; ‘Active’ approach needed to stop TB...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Massive loan from China to fund gas investment; Rag trade orders boost local garment sector; Bank to up capital; Community doing its bit to replenish stale notes with crisp currency; Local tyre market slowly deflating; YCDC pledges to continue road building; City construction on the increase...TIMEOUT: Hip-hop star earns right to celebrity; Artist Kin Maung Yin revealed; Bands to play in New Delhi festival...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Information Technology Filipino gamer mixes work with play; Redlink secures ISO certificate; MCPA exams to be held on Dec 19...TRAVEL: Scoping celebrities at LA eateries...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Company to produce CDMA handsets; Movies use silicon ‘special effects’; Fibre optic cables to be exported ...EVENTS FLASH: Contemporary art exhibition; 5th Indonesian Culinary and Culture Fair; Hip-hop 10th anniversary concert; Pyin Oo Lwin music festival; Golden oldies concert; Miss Christmas contest...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 December 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", November 29 - December 5, 2010, Volume 28, No. 551
Date of publication: 05 December 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Democratic Force sacks deputy leader over financial comments; Yangon Airways forced to ground fleet from Dec 3; Nine journals suspended by censorship board; Book centre to launch online service; Officials grant one-week extension for South Dagon HIV/AIDS clinic; Chin State bus tragedy kills at least 16; Monk to build library in Rakhine State; Naga festival to be held in Lahe; End of the road for ‘The Street’; Women-only Pali recitation comp to be held; U Ba Nyan works to go on display; Parties to continue despite election loss; Sayadaw plans next inscription project; Creativity trumps technical skills at new radio stations; Department of Meteorology website under development; Travel industry expecting cruise liner boom in 2011; Curriculum to change for new flag; Vietnam to waive visa fee: embassy; Myanma Airways adds three aircraft; Handicraft industry boosted by tourism; Engineers improve Shwedagon pipes; SKorean volunteers lauded at conference...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Betel chewers hit by double whammy of rising leaf, nut prices; Yangon rail line to start soon: Chinese official; Rubber price keeps climbing; Beans, pulses prices mixed, say traders; Triple S motors seeking export markets; Trade with Vietnam continues to expand; FMI announces new property, auto ventures; Electronic and Living Products show; Filling station owners ensure all drivers don’t get stuck with an empty tank; China hunger for Myanmar’s maize drives prices up; Myanmar still attracts strong Thai interest; Bahan prices to keep rising: agents; MES opens new lab to boost safety; MFF announces football stadium builds, expansions...TIMEOUT: Home and office compete for busy working mothers...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: ‘Tunnel of truth’ a long way off; More CDMA lines coming: MPT; No roaming at gem emporium: MPT; New hydropower deals signed...TRAVEL: US airport pat-down protest fizzles; Scanner-proof undies keep passengers’ secrets...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Sailor training to go private; Central Bank to launch website; Futsal comp begins in YGN...EVENTS FLASH: ‘Mirrors of Myanmar’ exhibition; ‘This is Kin Maung Yin’ retrospective; ‘Skyline’ screening at Nay Pyi Daw; DJ event at Yangon Hotel; Middle Wave begin tour...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", November 22 - 28, 2010, Volume 28, No. 550
Date of publication: 28 November 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Analysts anticipate slow but steady economic reform; Aid groups shift focus to cyclone recovery; Aungban builds Shwedagon replica; Russia summit seeks to save tiger from extinction; Annual Pyapon Yama starts nine-day run; Myanmar Wikipedia project targets 15,000 pages; Trustees announce Sule Pagoda repair plans; Foundation to build bridge in Rakhine; Swiss couple buys Mandalay trishaw; SKorea to accept Myanmar workers again; More flights to Vietnam launched; Blind students struggle through exam difficulties; New orchid species identified in Myanmar; Japanese NGO helps out fire stations; MRCS to start HIV prevention program in universities; The happy reunion of Pyu statues, recounted; Thai embassy donates to hospital; National performing arts competition remains in limbo...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Massive gem emporium kicks off in Nay Pyi Taw; Cyclone Giri damage drives up betel leaf prices; Sinopec’s Magwe wells successful; Wood plastic factory up and running; Gemstone painting sales soar, say traders; Winter fails to inspire second-hand clothing market; Old-harvest pawsan rice prices rising; Rice exports expected to rebound after prolonged lull; New banks, new services; Security system interest picking up: agents; Huge retail outlets delay openings...TIMEOUT: J Me is back with long-awaited second album; For children, being creative just as important as study...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: MPT seeks help to prevent cyber attacks; Township restriction on CDMA 450MHz dropped; Body scanners a touchy topic; Experts predict rare earth supply crunch...TRAVEL: Chinese plane maker boasts 100 new orders; Philippines yanks tourism campaign...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Tapioca factory to open in Kachin; New airmail, home delivery service; Work to begin on cricket ground...EVENTS FLASH: Fund-raiser for the elderly; Lawkanat exhibition; Book fair; Dance and comedy; Myanmar Woodstock festival; Japanese culture show...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", November 15-21, 2010, Volume 28, No. 549
Date of publication: 21 November 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: USDP claims massive win; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is released; In Yangon, mixed emotions as voters head to the polls; Diplomats, reporters observe voting in Myitkyina; Despite few wins, Democratic Party resolves to fight on; Pathein residents quietly cast their votes; In Magwe Region, the friendly election; Election day from the other side; USDP cleans up in capital polling; Independent plans to exit politics; In South Okkalapa, residents grasp first opportunity to vote; With conditions, US plans to keep engaging; Youth yearn for change from election; Voices of Kayin State: opinions on election day; In Singapore, looming elections put spotlight on leader dilemma; Shwemawdaw Pagoda to get a new gold coat; Storms delay winter start in western parts of country; Doctor urges Myanmar to consider circumcision and reduce HIV risk; Family injured in natural gas blast; Mobile clinics help cyclone victims; Artist gets by with a little help from friends; Pyin Oo Lwin hosts balloon festival; Disabled advocacy group expands national network; Yangon’s ‘special’ buses not so special, passengers say; Taungoo prepares for 500th anniversary...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Dawei deep-sea port, SEZ gets green light; Tranportation costs put pressure on honey makers; Fuel prices on the way up; Sellers upbeat as Kahtein sales heat up; Fisheries export earnings rise but still short of target; Construction sites put heavy burden on residents; Agents predict property prices to rise in 2011; Emporium spurs NPT rent boom...TIMEOUT: Out of tune with the times; Teenagers join Japan film competition; Memorial art show for master painter; SKorean stars to visit Yangon for film festival...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Govt, FAO investigate jatropha for electricity project; CDMA phones eroding GSM values; GSM network up and running in NPT; Thousands more CDMA lines coming...TRAVEL: Asia-Pacific leads tourism revival; Airlines offer special bargains...CLASSIFIEDS...EVENTS FLASH: Iron Cross, hip-hop stars to perform in Pyin Oo Lwin; ‘Anyeint’ performance; Kandawgyi music concert Photography masterclass; Japanese cultural show...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", November 8-14, 2010, Volume 28, No. 548
Date of publication: 14 November 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Analysts tip smooth transition following a violence-free campaign period; Your vote will help bring back democracy; Independent candidates open South Okkalapa office; ‘Presents’ won’t win over voters: Than Than Nu; We will work with military, parties say; Bad weather a burden for campaigners; Don’t expect change overnight: independent; Farmers hope for relief after election; Candidates say the logo is mightier than the word; Independent group campaigns for cyclone victims; Rice traders organise cut-priced sales; Vessels available for Giri relief work, IWT says; Housing and livelihoods top priorities for Giri victims; Cyclone victims get replacement IDs; Israel takes biggest batch of trainees; Govt preparing Inle Lake preservation ‘action plan’; Cooking oil can fry your health: expert; Hoteliers report higher occupancy; Padamyar to launch in Yangon; USDP, NUP likely winners: democrats; Dagon Seikkan truck park sweats on road completion; Villagers enthused about aquaculture; In South Okkalapa, candidates anticipate a Nov 7 election win; Get involved, urge female candidates; Vox Populi: What are your hopes for the country after the November 7 election?; Business as usual for major shopping centres...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Cyclone Giri stops drilling at Yaynantaung oil wells; Rice prices rising in Yangon, say traders; Kotra official seeks closer relations; Nay Pyi Taw car auction fails to entice buyers in slow market; Yatanarpon Teleport launches new internet service; Malaysia seeks to cut back on foreign workers; Elections, weak dollar slow trading to a crawl; East-West Economic corridor still in planning stage: ADB official...TIMEOUT: London plays host to Myanmar arts festival; Parkroyal youth art contest announced; Beware fake Woodstock concert tickets: Organiser; Popular arts collective ‘King of Roses’ abdicate performance crown...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Robot fare dazzles visitors in South Korea; Wikimedia sees boost for new languages from India; Hackers kill internet, sources say; Malaysian blogger free but likely to remain in exile: lawyer; Hurley steps down as YouTube chief...TRAVEL: Timeout Airlines relish rebound after two lean years; Maldives requests privacy for abuse victims...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Bank offers free collection service; China requests Myanmar limes; USDP headquarters put up for sale; Cement factory in Mon State...EVENTS FLASH: 19th European Film festival; Album ...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", November 1-7, 2010, Volume 28, No. 547
Date of publication: 07 November 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: We want to work with NLD, says USDP; Relief effort aiding cyclone survivors; Youth group helps Giri victims; Refugees move to MRCS camp; NDF candidates face tough fight in Kyaukse; The longest wait for democracy; Watch for illegal poll activities, independent instructs his agents; Candidates struggle to find volunteers for polling day; Focus on poverty set to win votes; ‘If you want change, you have to vote’; SNDP strives for practical improvements; NDF steps up campaigning in Yangon; Candidates unveil more signs; More than 640,000 voters in NPT, says government; School to mark 47th anniversary; Internet out hits tourism sector; Conservation group applies for Inle Lake survey grant; In Malaysia, a man to watch; New snub-nosed monkey found in Kachin State; Library course to start this month; Finance program generates interest; Home to mark older persons day; Experts see green shoots in disaster preparation efforts; Delta early warning project almost complete...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Onion prices on the way up: wholesalers; Forex rates continue to fall; Asian leaders urge cooperation to ease currency woes; Chili prices too hot for buyers; CAEXPO sales not as strong as hoped; Export drop won’t cut earnings: B&P body; Fragrant future for agarwood exports; Buyers lose taste for high-priced apples; Thadingyut festival ignites candle market; Basic commodity prices rise in Oct after bad weather...TIMEOUT: Kayan no longer ringed by tradition; Gothic dream comes true; Reporters find their voice...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Africa’s tech explosion holds promise of economic growth; Internet reaches Everest summit: telecoms firm; Reworked Yahoo email debuts...TRAVEL: Giri prompts local package cancellations; Cebu Pacific makes record debut on Philippine stock exchange...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Fuel stations take out insurance; Disasters a boon for rice exporters; First IT accessories factory to open; Govt agrees gas deal with India...EVENTS FLASH: Fundraiser variety concert; Nyein Chan Su art exhibition; MMC photo contest...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", October 25-31, 2010, Volume 28, No. 546
Date of publication: 31 October 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: NUP expects to improve on 1990 election performance; Cyclone Giri crosses Rakhine coastline; CANDIDATE Q&A: ‘Good economists’ needed for parliament; Beach hotels offer package deals; No invites for outside election monitors or journalists: UEC; Myanmar Airways International tips rise in tourism; New government should prioritise ASEAN free trade, experts say; Independent impetus in Pazundaung; A modern vision for rural voters; UEC treats all parties equally: chairman; Hope rocked by expectation; Kids learn to wash their hands of grime; ELECTION VOX POP What is the best way for candidates to get their message out to voters?; Travel companies report rising interest in Myeik; New airline prepares for November launch; Buddhist park to feature Kyaikhtiyo replica; Public urged to help road accident injured; Taikkyi funeral service to expand; India’s free press a lesson for journalists; A unique industry: 62,000 newspapers, 1652 languages; With centenary approaching, repair work continues at Yangon cathedral...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Millers target Eastern Europe for parboiled rice; Agriculture forum touts export growth; Nanning trade office opened; Weather boosts pesticide sales; Trade volume gets agriculture boost; New bank branch to open in Kyaukpyu tsp; Watermelon exports in early boom; Property industry continues to rely on print for sales; Real estate market defies Lent trend; Annual MES product show set for January; ‘Your vote can lead to change’: NDF...TIMEOUT: For bands, staying together harder than the second album; A day to meet old friends; Cultural centre to host ‘Zat Pwe’ dance...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: PM attends web portal opening; Company to up phone coverage on highway; Mazda releases two new cutting-edge engines...TRAVEL: Garuda Indonesia ‘back in business’; MMC to hold photography competition next month...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP...EVENTS FLASH: Contemporary art exhibition; Beauty cosmos pageant; Mr and Ms Yankin Centre...YOUR STARS...TRAVEL SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times", October 18-24, 2010, Volume 28, No. 545
Date of publication: 24 October 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: In Yangon, voters wake to dawn of democracy; Democratic grouping splinters; Networks mull election cooperation; First election debate held in Mandalay; Despite illness, Wunthanu candidate launches campaign in Kyauktada tsp; Border to reopen, PM tells Abhisit; Broken structures, fractured alliances for political parties; Politicians pitch in to help flood victims; Candidate greets Pazundaung tsp voters; UNICEF hands over model schools to ministry; Think before consuming fish; Billboards unveiled in Yangon Region; Floodwater subsides but relief work continues; New low pressure system forming in Bay of Bengal; Rise in husband-to-wife HIV infections expected: NGOs; Northern Shan State hotspot for trafficking; Delegation to attend Indonesia ceremony; Longest bridge half finished: state media; Visually impaired compete in White Cane Day; UNDP hopes to bridge gender gap; Htoo takes over Kandawgyi Palace; India wants co-prosperity, senior govt official says; Several hotels to open in early 2011; Bus staff to get first aid training; Still looking for an answer; German specialists return for operations; Independents face battle to spread message...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: FDI jumps by more than half in July, says CSO; Lantern sellers hope for strong Thadingyut; Gold climbs to new record high; Shopping centres and customers prepare for festival of light; Building material price rebound delayed by late Thadingyut; Credit notes set to boost int trade; Container rental prices slip on reduced exports; Developers offer post-Lent deals; Foreign interest in construction ongoing: MCEA; Local gamers plan Mahabandoola epic...TIMEOUT: Hard times for English magazines; ‘Trio Thaleia’ visits Yangon; Aung Phyoe’s album gets official release; 13th Street cartoon exhibition revived...TRAVEL: In London, Savoy hotel reopens after $350m refit; Philippines pledges increased protection for tourists; Virgin Galactic tests commercial space ship...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Beach hotels resort to solar panels for power; Nargis tree sculptures set to be exported...EVENTS FLASH: Hip-hop show at Yuzana Garden; Iron Cross 20th anniversary concert; ‘Watercolour and Mandalay’ exhibition; ‘The Expendables’ screening; Conference on prehistoric iron items...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" October 11-17, 2010, Volume 28, No. 544
Date of publication: 17 October 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Yangon Mayor predicts USDP win; CANDIDATE Q&A: ‘We can improve people’s lives’; Tea Party populism could derail Southeast Asia’s future growth; ELECTION KNOWLEDGE: What are the ‘national race’ constituencies?; Parties open Bago offices on October 7; ‘Friendship’ group established; USDP makes democracy pledge on state media; Up to 11,000 prisoners to get chance to vote; 88 Generation party sweeps Sanchaung township; Immigration department issues ID documents to Nay Pyi Taw residents; Business associations ease way for members to enter parliament; A respected Mandalay resident throws hat into election ring; Economic expertise needed in hluttaws: analysts, politicians; Shwe FM marks first anniversary; Thousands sit five-hour meditation test; Mandalay businessmen offer to host multi-party speaking event; Delta boat accident leaves 19 dead, three missing; Job agencies hit by approval letter denials; Hotel expansion underway for Nay Pyi Taw gem emporium; With some success, ministry appeals for ancient artifacts; No scientific evidence to support traditional HIV ‘cures’, say NGOs; For journalists and sources, trust remains an issue...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Customers undecided on new shopping malls; New cotton strain could yield exports; Toyota Tsusho exits Myanmar JV; Fisheries bank to offer more loans to good clients; Trade to increase on back of ASEAN-South Korea accord; Rammar to sell Chariots by end of October; Fake electronics still proliferate in market; Thingangyun property market bounces back; Real estate sector hopes for introduction of home loans...TIMEOUT: Old news revealed afresh; Portrait of an artist as an older man; Sai Kham Lynn recognised in global photo competition; Caricature exhibition at Pansodan Gallery; Listen to the voice of Reason...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Media firm introduces satellite TV, internet and phone services; Mandalay journals sign up to news portal; Japan technology fair offers glimpse of future lifestyles...TRAVEL: As tourism soars, China’s govt urged to protect Great Wall...CLASSIfIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Malaysian group to enter auto market; Trading company gets ISO certificate; Tourism ministry calls for comments...EVENTS FLASH: Photo exhibition and poetry launch; Solo art show; Art exhibition; ‘Knight and Day’ screening...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 October 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" October 4-10, 2010, Volume 28, No. 543
Date of publication: 10 October 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Non-voters will hurt democratic parties, NDF says; Candidate finds novel approach to spread campaign message; CANDIDATE Q&A: A write to independence; Comfortable misperceptions prove difficult to shake; Foreign Minister dismisses election criticism; 88 Generation takes to streets of Mandalay for campaigning; ELECTION KNOWLEDGE: How many times will I vote on November 7? Minhla-Minbu railway section opens; In Coco Island, voters to choose from a handful of candidates; On the campaign trail, bravery and fortune tellers; Accused awaiting trial set to vote in election; Pa-O party plans for political presence outside Shan State; ‘White tigers’ turn to Kachin; Inn ethnic party campaigns in more than 200 villages; In Singapore, expatriates enjoy a traditional treat; Bus company shuns prepaid ticket system; Dentists to visit China; Dhamma story winners announced; Yangon teachers, students get MRCS training; Electronic travel guide to launch this year; Writer, poet U Moe Hein passes away; ; Mandalay flooding leaves one dead, another missing; Businesses should give nursing mothers more support: UNICEF; Experts warn on China-made snacks; Archaeologists to resume Srikshetra dig...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Beans traders mull adding value; YGN Ruby Mart opens; Leopard Capital touts Myanmar potential; Domestic gold price stable despite international surge; Cooking oil price sunk in Sept; ; Yangon Trade Fair to hold 160 booths; Betel sellers struggle in saturated market; Thai businessmen eye local companies; Boom spreads to Yangon outskirts; Buyers turning to ready-made homes...TIMEOUT: Old news revealed afresh; Portrait of an artist as an older man; Sai Kham Lynn recognised in global photo competition; Caricature exhibition at Pansodan Gallery; Listen to the voice of Reason...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Media firm introduces satellite TV, internet and phone services; ; Mandalay journals sign up to news portal; Japan technology fair offers glimpse of future lifestyles...TRAVEL: As tourism soars, China’s govt urged to protect Great Wall...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Malaysian group to enter auto market; Trading company gets ISO certificate; Tourism ministry calls for comments...EVENTS FLASH: Photo exhibition and poetry launch; Solo art show; Art exhibition; ‘Knight and Day’ screening... CLASSIFIED...FLIGHT SCHEDULES......N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 October 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 27 - October 3, 2010, Volume 28, No. 542
Date of publication: 03 October 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: China looms over US-ASEAN summit; After 20 years, campaigning returns to state broadcasters; Candidate Q&A; Another month, another talkfest; ELECTION KNOWLEDGE: How can I cast a vote outside my home constituency?; NDF opens more offices in Mandalay; Group of independents urges public to cast votes ‘boldly’; Party anticipates decade-long wait for democracy; Former headmaster ‘certain’ to win in capital constituency; Daw Suu Kyi can vote in election; Archaeology school calls for students; ELECTION VOX POP; With funding tight, PDP opts for ‘town hall’-style meetings to reach voters; With high election hopes, NUP marks 22nd b’day; Democratic Force readies campaigning strategies; Prepaid cards to be introduced at sites next month: ministry; Inle festival gets green light; Health experts call on private sector to increase HIV funding; MAI to launch another route next month; Interns help NGO enter the digital age; After TCG, focus shifts from delta...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Salt farmers struggle to repay govt loans; Tofu, bean sprout sales shoot up during Buddhist Lent; Saigon business club scouts for ventures; Fisheries officials to receive drug residue test training; Private banks offer loans to exporters; Replacement of old notes continues: CBM; NPT’s CDMA phones can call countrywide; Rubber sellers turn to local market; Yunnan eyes deeper trade with SE Asia with overland transport; Centrepoint Towers unveils its office and retail space...CLASSIFIED......N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 20 - 26, 2010, Volume 28, No. 541
Date of publication: 26 September 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Suu Kyi will be allowed to vote; Citizenship criteria trips up election candidates; Dreaming of a ‘strong democratic force’ for November 7; Q&A: A voice for Kungyangon; Something is rotten in the state of Singapore; Parties given permission to use state-run broadcasters; NLD ‘null and void’: commission; Rakhine State parties keep campaign costs to a minimum; Voters facing information hurdles; Party forms alliance with eight independents; Nay Pyi Taw shapes up as two-way election contest; Foreign residents take up local language study; Bookshops turn the page on shop design; More investment needed to meet goals: UNICEF; In Paukkaung, a candidate pleads for public support; Weather expert to attend climate conference; La Niña could increase risk of natural disasters; Air Bagan to launch Phuket flights; Coffee Flight to open next month; Resorts optimistic for high season; Weather sites set to launch; Singapore to put pressure on PR holders...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Currency rate might hurt exporters; Traders seek other routes to bypass Myawaddy closure; Monywa wholesale centre hopes to boost Indian-Myanmar trade; Fisheries exports falling behind target; India eyes trade at border; Fisheries officials hatch sultan fish plan; Elections spur t-shirt demand; Amara Bank to grow; Agents hope for post-election sales bonanza; Buyers avoid early 1990s blocks...TIMEOUT: Singers play away: Rakhine vocalists look to surprise in Yangon; S Korean film festival to return; Celebrities join the workforce; Thazin to go it alone...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Facebook-fed plant killed by kindness; E-readers yet to win mass market in China: retailers; Chinese let loose on govt ‘feedback’ website...TRAVEL: Bulgaria border town opens to one-time foe; Bhutan aims to triple tourism in two years; China Eastern plans on expansion...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Earthen houses built in Mandalay Region; Age limit on pagoda trustees introduced...EVENTS FLASH: Monsoon book fair; Film screenings; Jazz concerts...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES......N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 13 - 19, 2010, Volume 27, No. 540
Date of publication: 19 September 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Senior General thanks China for aid, support; Parties enter campaign mode; Construction moguls to join USDP as candidates; Q&A: ‘The USDA has done a lot for the country’; China and US train sights on Indonesia; Election knowledge: Region and State Hluttaws; Election just the ‘initial step’; Independent candidates travel to Bangladesh; ‘Just a drunken brawl’: government; Yangon party falls short of election expectations; Democracy Congress ‘finished’: founder; Police find bomb in Bogyoke Market; New home for the aged in Than Lyin; Country’s oldest living person prepares for 118th birthday; Free Funeral Service Society opens low-price restaurant; Industry facing journalist shortage; Get set for a wet, wild 100-year ride; Rain down sharply in five regions; Mobile bookstore to launch in late September; Asia leading international surge in tourism, according to UN study; DVD rights handed over to State Sangha; Myanma Airways to replace old aircraft; Election Vox Pop...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Fish farmers gain access to imported feed; Training in rubber products; Crystal fancy demand doubles in 2010; Thai interest grows; Briefs; CAEXPO drives regional trade; Qinzhou selected as CAEXPO city of charm; Foreign direct investment in Myanmar climbs again; Maw Tin to open on Sept 18; Rising kyat sinking diamond trade; Lent housing sales continue to defy tradition; MCEA warns industry must raise game...TIMEOUT: Not strictly ballroom; Local film producers seek earlier movie premieres; MMPO invites film entries; In English, publisher finds a niche; Yone Lay releases new album...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Officials deny phone rumour; Online payments move closer, says banking official; Farm’s cooling system sets a green example...TRAVEL: Air fares rise as Asian travel rebounds from global recession...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: YCDC changes old notes in markets; Uni graduates involved in trafficking; Old library to reopen as hospital...EVENTS FLASH: Piano recitals; Japanese film screening; Dj parties at Pioneer' Urban art exhibition...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 16 September 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 6 - 12, 2010, Volume 27, No. 539
Date of publication: 12 September 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Local News Deadline reveals election dynamics; An old head on young shoulders; Rakhine party pulls out of Sittwe seats; Election knowledge: Amyotha Hluttaw; Election Vox Pop; Democratic Force leader denies breaking election agreement; Unsustainable fishing depleting stocks: dept; Election Briefs; Writers, journalists association officials quit to contest election; Fashion industry mourns sudden loss of acclaimed make-up artist Aung Aung; Shwedagon trustees evict illegal residents; Buddhism centre opens in Bagan; Air Mandalay set for relaunch; Group encourages bio-fertiliser use at Inle; UNICEF to promote breastfeeding; New Yangon-Bagan bus line; Thousands forced to evacuate as nine Bago quarters flooded; Dhammcakka plans Twante meditation institute; Japan govt gives funds for schools; Gem emporium to be held next month; After market fire, shop owners continue to shun insurance; Rains to continue after monsoon, dept says...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: High-quality rice prices up; Internet slow despite maintenance, say users; China becomes ASEAN’s biggest trade partner; Malaysian firms moot logistics pact ; Fisheries industry calls for study on mixed farming risk; Umbrella repairers hope for rainy days; New banks quietly search for branch locations; Design forum in Oct...TIMEOUT: Female boxers fight prejudice; Naw Nor upsets fans; Famous artist collects life’s work; Composer Mya Than San shares awards...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Barcamp 2011 planning underway; Fibre-optic net in Yangon ‘soon’: MPT; Google, Skype face scrutiny in Indian security blitz; Mumbai’s lunch delivers get tech lessons; China’s new mobile users required to show ID to get number: media; NASA tests most powerful rocket...TRAVEL: Ho Chi Minh route to begin October 31; Landlocked Serbia plays nature card to woo tourists...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: ‘Your vote can lead to change’: NDF [headline only]; Independent candidates to submit logo; China to help with diesel engine factory; China to help with diesel engine factory; Fishermen urge govt to fix overfishing...EVENTS FLASH: Comic film screening... Annual art competition...Wedding fairs...Lawkanat exhibition...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 30 - September 5, 2010, Volume 27 No. 538
Date of publication: 05 September 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: ‘Your vote can lead to change’: NDF; NDF urges citizens to vote; A wild weekend in the country; Former captain goes it alone; Election date gives parties a boost but support still low; Wunthanu NLD to contest five seats; Pyithu Hluttaw; Election Vox Pop; Parties ‘consult’ to avoid overlap; Shan leader farewelled; Parties prepare for Aug 30 deadline; Kayin party seeks end to conflict; Parties gear up for Pyithu Hluttaw fight; Police to target speeding drivers; Medical Research Department offers free pap smears; Visa on arrival to stop September 1; Hoteliers support Pathein flights; Prepaid entrance fees on trial at National Museum; Japan gives funds to rebuild primary school in delta; Delta has highest disability rate in country; YIS opens early childhood centre; HIV-free children bring hope to parents...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: National Planning Ministry drawing up competition law; ASEAN leaders warn on Southeast Asia’s rich-poor gap; Myanmar urged by ASEAN to open market; Myanmar to take part in CABIS mining forum; Car prices continue downward slide; Wheat flour price likely to rise: traders; New cross-border route to Japan; Nursery owners enjoy strong monsoon sales; Yangon’s middle range developers halve projects on demand fears...TIMEOUT: Old artistic habits hamper creativity; Thxa Soe to revive old beats; Artist to visit SKorea forum; Rabindranath Tagore honoured; Celebrity voices talk politics; IC to play Sedona...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Japan high-technology toilet makers flush with success; CDMA fax service launched; Company starts new ring tone service; Online payments coming: MPT; MPT to add 100,000 extra CDMA lines...TRAVEL: Travel Company offers Israel pilgrimage packages; Thai cabinet approves Bangkok airport expansion; Guides rediscover Bethlehem...CLASSIFIEDS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 September 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 23 - 29, 2010, Volume 27, No. 537
Date of publication: 29 August 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: In Bago, democrats find an eager audience; Parties set to finalise election candidates; Independent candidates prepare to register for polls; UDP patron U Shwe Ohn dies of lung cancer; Democratic Force opens Mandalay branch; Mon State party targets 50 constituencies; USDP fires first salvo in election race; USDP opens Mandalay office; Debate kicks off ‘Year of Youth’; Hajj charter flight bookings open; Tourist arrivals soar in first half of 2010; Youth turn to astrology for answers on study, work; NGO provides free cleft lip operations; Environment focus at Youth Day event; Beach to get ‘media centre’: hoteliers; Do more to encourage donor support, urges top UN official in Myanmar...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Shrimp industry battles through external challenges; Asia Green to expand banking network; Battery prices edge upward; Wood plastic factory to start in October; Myanmar to exhibit products at Vietnam International Expo; CAEXPO Pavilion of Trade in Services ADVERTORIAL; Mekong region rail network a step closer: ADB; Briefs: - Home owners continue to shun insurance; - City Mart to open its 12th branch in December...TIMEOUT: Elderly Jazz performers still enter; For medical doctors, writing is the cure; New gallery set to open doors on August 28; Photographic society turns 60-years old...SOCIALITE...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: ‘Straddling bus’ offered as a traffic fix in Chinese town of Shenzhen; MCPA opens lab; Football virus fouls computer technicians...TRAVEL: Philippines to ask private sector to build terminals; Bangkok airport express train to open this week: official...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Rice husks to power wards in Sittwe; Yangon gets second children’s hospital; Industry prepares for chemical laws...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES......N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 28 August 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 16 - 22, 2010, Volume 27, No. 536
Date of publication: 22 August 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Voters go to the polls on November 7; Local News Voters go to the polls on November 7 UEC announces 330 constituencies; Election date: voters give their views; Buddhist missionary group launches border projects; Buddhist exams; ASEAN economic meet; Dhamma Yaung Chi calls for blood; Chin party fighting political ignorance; Election to be three-horse race: NPA; University conducting research into rice yield; Myanmar exports flowers to Singapore; MMU announces minimum application requirements; Work underway at Dagon Seikkan truck depot; White elephant arrives in capital; Insein fire destroys housing complex, 20 homes; Hardwood ownership permitted; Pa-O to contest at least three seats; Malaysia Airlines to introduce daily flights to Yangon starting September; Malaysia stops visa on arrival scheme due to torrent of overstays; Shan party eyes State Hluttaw government; Leprosy-free, but stigma still hurts...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: New Chinese foreign investment commitments exceed $8 billion; Ayeyarwady Bank opens; Japan looks for new manufacturing base; Eel exporters request to use Kanpaiktee border point; Live crab prices crawl downward; Industry debates foreign buyers; Agents say Shwe Lin Pan zone to be next hot property; Agents rejoice over tax extension...TIMEOUT: Kar Kar in search for new dance partners; In ethnic textiles, history is woven; Side Effect sick of being sidelined; At the movies with ‘Raavan’; Rapping to a new beat; Cinemas raise prices; Mr Robot delights Yangon diners...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: IT firm spruiks (sic) digital certificates; Saudi watchdog backtracks on BlackBerry ban: media; Google Street View offers glimpse of internet-era privacy...TRAVEL: Egypt launches Ramadan tourism campaign to woo Muslim travellers...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Website on organic food to be launched; Kanbawza airline to fly domestic, international; Trustees plan for Shwedagon birthday...EVENTS FLASH: ‘Robin Hood’ screening; Solo art show [Artworks by Yahula (Min Kon)]; Group art exhibit; Seven singers stage show...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES .....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 9-15, 2010, Volume 27, No. 535
Date of publication: 15 August 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Politician defends political associations; Tiger conservation groups praise Hukaung expansion; For US, time to butt out of South China Sea dispute; The new face of democracy; Shwedagon, Sangha hospital seek blood donors; Postage stamp to mark Vienna ozone accord; Sailors home after piracy ordeal; Air Bagan to resume flights to Pathein; Lent spurs demand for religious wares; Safety plan for bus lines unveiled; Shwedagon trustees offer visiting cards for foreign residents; Private FM radio stations agree to song payment deals; Two Chin parties plan on alliance; About 170 exhibitors expected at 2010 expo; Parties seek support among frustrated, disengaged youth; A New World for special needs children; Monsoon failure expected in August; Buddhist group recognises more than 50 centenarians; Updated medical guide released; Sitagu Sayadaw to preach to Insein inmates and staff; Drivers warned to report pedestrian accidents...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Business owners catch on to lure of the web; New banks to lead growth: analysts; Chinese firms to develop nickel project; Commodity prices varied in August; Retailers warn of potential electronics shortages; Air Mandalay temporarily suspends services; September opening set for Yadanapon Super Centre; Tax break extended; Taw Win seeks low-cost housing site...CLASSIFIED.....N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 2-8, 2010, Volume 27, No. 534
Date of publication: 08 August 2010
Description/subject: N.B. SINCE THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS..... LOCAL NEWS: First Kachin party gets EC approval; Late monsoon could have triggered rat swarm: expert; Chikungunya cases on rise, officials say; 2011 ASEAN ministers meeting in Indonesia; MAI plans to start flights to Guangzhou; Fiery accident injures 15 bus passengers; Head of State ends five-day visit to India; New market opens in Nay Pyi Taw; ‘Successful’ aquaculture project enters second year; ‘Clever’ white elephant impresses handlers; Working group courts big businesses; Waso weather fails to impress farmers; A new frontier in HIV prevention; One dead after tornado hits Pyapon; Taungoo prepares for 500th birthday; Travel companies to attend ITB, WTM; East Timor to open embassy in capital...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Indian state visit to further bilateral economic growth; Fisheries exports on target: DOF; Car makers face increasingly competitive environment; ; Illegal car owners thrown a legal lifeline; Handset sales climb sharply; Agents predict good sales during Lent; ASEAN green design comp opens...TIMEOUT: Wishing you were here; Bo Phyu better late than never; Tiger Girls release album... INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: ‘Welfare robots’ to ease aged care burden in greying Japan US copyright officials okay hacking smartphones; Scientists use noses to help disabled write, surf, move...TRAVEL: Motorbikes banned at Ngwe Saung; Rome’s Colosseum needs $32m facelift: officials; Asia drives suprising air travel growth...CLASSIFIED... MEDIA ROUNDUP: Govt takes measures to keep Myawady clean; Early warning system in Ayeyarwady Division' KPP to contest seats in one state, four divisions...EVENTS FLASH: PM to lead USDP to the polls; ‘Riding on the sea’ art exhibition; The ‘A-team’ at Nay Pyi Daw cinema; Book fair at Lawkanat Gallery...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 26-August 1, 2010, Volume 27, No. 533
Date of publication: 01 August 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Political parties struggle to attract members; Developers say growth inhibited by lack of amenities; What’s a war debt between old friends?; Political parties welcome Martyrs’ Day participation; Thanlyin based party fights funding constraints; Buthidaung-Maungdaw road to reopen in August; Cavalier buses to be banned in capital; Cooperation, funding needed to reach development goals; Hpakant flooding affects thousands of families; ‘River Doctors’ group to provide medical care in delta; Bago residents relive mystery rodent migration; Bamboo flowering: kicking rat reproduction into ‘overdrive’; Police unable to identify 30pc of traffic victims, says official; Homes evacuated after riverbank collapse; Dead rats best form of rodent control; La Niña likely to return in 2010: expert...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Exporters face challenge from a powerful kyat; Israel expert gives guidance to farmers; Three fish factories fined for over glazing; Traders hope for upswing after biz matching; More CDMA connections for Yangon; Thai investors look to Myanmar; First Air Asia flight; MFF to breed giant seabass in Myeik region; Myanmar eyes BOBP membership; Modern design and traditional materials mix at delta school... TIMEOUT: Rocky path for experimental violinist; Spreading the green word; City FM releases 8th album... INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: iPad and other gadgets drain Asia of components; Notebooks to retain control in Asia: IDC; Australian laser system to track space junk; Internet addiction driving SKoreans into fantasy world...TRAVEL: Hoteliers hold tree planting ceremony; Britain and US issue travel warning for Maldives capital...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Almost 30 new commodity centres to be built: ministry; Thai businesses eye investment in agriculture, livestock...EVENTS FLASH: PM to lead USDP to the polls; Piano recitals; Japanese film screening; ‘Prince of Persia’ screening; ‘Cherry Plain’ art show Thunder Night concert...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 19-25, 2010, Volume 27, No. 532
Date of publication: 19 July 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Investments needed to halt Asia food crisis: UN; Kawhmu tornado destroys homes; Buddhist monks play major role in blood donations; Hey Thailand, this is not how reconciliation should work; No danger from farm disease outbreak: ministry; Domestic airport in line for upgrade; Party works to enlist members; Poet and writer Nan Nyunt Swe passes away, aged 87; Pyin Oo Lwin sanctuary expanded; Wa group to establish party businesses; No cases of plague after rat migration: health ministry; Leading sculptor still learning after 30 years; Buddha images catch the eye; ‘Largest ever’ tree planting for YCDC; Travel companies lure Taungbyone pilgrims; Abhidhamma institute launches free course; New species of spiny eel identified...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Bangkok holds health care lead; Fisheries exporters warned on ‘glazing’; Locally produced liquor, tobacco taxes reduced; Stainless steel prices unstable; Filling stations to use prepaid cards; K5000 note achieves objective of making big transactions easier; Coordination urged on industrial chemicals; China calling; Prime real estate values in Yangon double in two years; Thirimingalar Market to finish in late Sept...TIMEOUT: Timeout A little imagination required to improve children’s literacy; Hip-hop show to fund disabled athletes; Autumn love blossoms; Soe Paing to release album...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Google, China reach agreement; Electronic voting no threat yet to the old; Chinese script to be used in domain names...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Chin National Party to use cartoons; Villages see the light with bio battery; China reduces tariffs on 5000 products...EVENTS FLASH: Photo contest; Film screenings; ‘July Rain’ art exhibition; MMPO organises acting course...YOUR STASRS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 12-18, 2010, Volume 27, No. 531
Date of publication: 18 July 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Visa numbers ‘encouraging’: government; Only 182 buildings to go in Strand Rd upgrade: YCDC; Megaprojects not the way forward for developing Asia; Comic book artist Maung Nyein Chan passes away; Japan embassy funds school projects in Yangon Division; Leading parties eye poll alliance; No more betel shops near schools; Big names help Democratic Party gain support; Ministry warns of rat-related health risks; Democratic Force recruits candidates in 50 towns; Prominent writers launch journal; Countries to draft tiger rescue plan; Oil crop project expanded; Legend of lost bell lures Australian filmmaker; The Dhammazedi Bell: an inauspicious tale; Department of Meteorology to promote disaster awareness in local media; Orchid expert to judge at Singapore show; ‘Openings’ for independents in 2010; Pauk residents adopt tiny novice as ‘favourite son’; Passport applications on rise at Ranong... BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Rice exports plummet on strong currency B&P exports flat in June; Vendor grapples with slippery subject; Gold hits record highs throughout June; Construction material prices down in July; Rental prices along main road on the rise, say agents; July sales boom as tax deadline nears again...TIMEOUT: Old classics keep rockin’; Performance artist to visit Germany for workshop; At universities’ contest, a new lesson in beauty; Naw Nor to release album...CLASSIFIEDS
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 5-11, 2010, Volume 27, No. 530
Date of publication: 11 July 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: World Cup a winner for teashops; Volunteer projects conclude in delta; First relief shipments arrive in northern Rakhine State; Democracy Congress targets youth; NPA aims to field candidates in up to 50 seats; Captain hailed a hero after rescue; Weather to hit monsoon paddy; Charmed life for Yangon snake handler; FAO fights hunger with petition... BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Developers push instalment payments to sell apartments; Promotions don’t alter property market, agents say; Timber industry body works to counter falling teak output; Vietnam’s search for investment continues; Private banks to open August 1; Strand Rd set for upgrade; Daily sports papers enjoy healthy World Cup sales; Basic food prices mixed at end of June; NCDC calls for project applications
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: pdf (104K)
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2010


Title: “The Myanmar Times” June 21-27, 2010, Vol. 27, No. 528
Date of publication: 27 June 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Wa party to contest few home seats; NDF to register this week; KDA opts out of 2010 election; Modern People’s Party aims to abolish private property; Landslides leave 63 dead in northern Rakhine State; World Cup broadcasters under fire from irate fans; Power boost for Yangon as rain falls; Kanbawza quiet on Air Inle launch; Jubilation, despair as exam results released; Tough fire safety regulations set to follow blazes; Shwedagon landscape work on track; Yangon Hash House Harriers to celebrate 30th anniversary; Dengue fever arrives with rainy season; PM to lead USDP to the polls (no text)... BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Hospitality sites enjoy a World Cup windfall; Japanese ink producer assesses market potential in Myanmar; Retailers focus on fire safety; Developers spend big in monsoon sales push; Government gives green light to trade in import credits; Fisheries exports up $12m in Q1; Mango growers hope to bag further export success following trade fair; PM to lead USDP to the polls (no text)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2010


Title: “The Myanmar Times” June 14-20, 2010, Vol. 27, No. 527
Date of publication: 20 June 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: Survey finds 1.3m disabled nationally; Despite cost, Shan party seeks broad representation; Fire destroys 406 shops at market in Monywa; North Korea nuclear cooperation denied; Myanmar, Vietnam continue courtship; British Council offers scholarships; Police Force to launch website; Shopkeepers to miss out again after fire; India donates transformers worth $1.9m; Seed pilot project begins in Meiktila; Kawthaung passport office moves; Sign language workshops ensure the deaf get heard; Massage training for the visually impaired; Thailand embassy to check air tickets; For first time, disabled find support
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" June 7-13, 2010, Volume 27, No. 526
Date of publication: 13 June 2010
Description/subject: LOCAL NEWS: China PM hails ‘deep friendship’; New book puts child mortality in spotlight; Iguanas in the undergrowth of Southeast Asia; Thirimingalar Market to move to Hlaing tsp: YCDC; Forced labour brochure released; Maternal and neonatal tetanus eliminated; Visa fee exemption boosts visits to Thailand; Norwegian delegation furthers dialogue with government; Hospital starts synthetic eye treatment; ‘Coffee Flight’ prepares for boarding; Authorities preparing temporary market site; No payouts for traders: insurer; Yangon fire chief ‘proud’ of crews; Help us catch hit-run drivers: police; Stamp to mark Sino-Myanmar relations milestone; Home to offer course in nursing; Delegation to attend SKorea community development program; New school year, same issues for parents... BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Drug industry rallies after fire; ‘Significant’ ASEAN trade barriers remain; Sturgeon farming moves forward in Shan State; Rice exports up 14 percent; A home away from it all in Thanlyin... TIMEOUT: Manis drops name and Asian menu; Artists raise funds to renovate film museum; Overcoming physical disability; ‘Smile As They Bow’ in London stage adaption; Skulls in Ribcage group to perform; Film industry to celebrate milestone... EVENTS FLASH: Iron Man 2 now screening; Kites at Shae Saung cinema; Moe Myint Zon exhibition; Rare book fair; Art exhibition in tribute to painter Than Myint Aung... MEDIA ROUNDUP: Myanmar has ‘richest history of inscriptions’; Kayah businessmen exporting used wheels to Thailand; German company selling traditional bronze gongs... TRAVEL: Orchid tourism ready to bloom; Visa fee exemption boosts visits to Thailand
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 31-June 6, 2010, Volume 27, No. 525
Date of publication: 06 June 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Market fire damage bill $21m: govt; 'll repair your shops in three months,' YCDC says; No cover for Yangon markets, insurer says; Day of drama for market '; NDF applies to register for election; Laila drags late monsoon into delta, central regions; Journals suspended for breaking govt censorship rules; Visa on arrival: it works; Memorial library opens in Daik-U; Don't blame the foreign media for Thai madness; IOM receives ' funding for Nargis shelter project...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Fire guts major wholesale drugs market; Other market fires; Garlic prices shoot up in May: Bayintnaung traders; Temporary storage space demand likely to rise post-blaze: agents; Expert warns of global warming threat to paddy; Good seeds can minimise losses, says rice research centre; MES president receives engineering recognition award...TIMEOUT: The rain finally arrives but stage shows dry up; L Seng Zi releases new album...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Experts make an atom-sized switch in Oz; Australian minister attacks ' Google; Yahoo buys mobile phone networking firm Koprol; Apple on the defensive as another Foxconn employee dies in China...TRAVEL: Malaysia wins two World Airline Awards; No season like low season...CLASSIFIED...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Business set up for live animal exports; Agreement reached on fire prevention; TV network to show regional b'ball comp...EVENTS FLASH: Exhibition to raise funds for tree-planting project; Group art exhibition; Sandy Myint Lwin launches first solo album; Clash of the Titans at Nay Pyi Daw cinema; Traders bridal show...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 24-30, 2010, Volume 27, No. 524
Date of publication: 30 May 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Ethnic party leaders anticipate �free and fairâ�"flashes of progressâ�"endangeredâ�"We have never experienced anything like this beforeâ�"game changer�...TRAVEL: Outlook bright for tourism industry: MMC; Book on hotels to be translated...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Passport office begins e-passport program; Chin orchids find favour among foreign buyers; Thais to upgrade border trade infrastructure...EVENTS FLASH: Cinema screenings; The Glass Palace translated; Summer art show; Ye Lay launched new album; Khin Phone releases VCD...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 17-23, 2010, Volume 26, No. 523
Date of publication: 23 May 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: In Dala, residents rely on volunteers for water; Clean water in short supply as hot, dry spell continues; NDAK company to boost crop substitution acreage; Why we shouldn't believe everything that we are told; Project brings clean water to 60,000 delta residents; More heat records smashed in May; No rain in sight for Yangon: DMH; Vox Pop; Pharma company seeks foreign partner for flu drug clinical trials; New travel directory to go on sale; More free Thai visas for tourists; Popa National Park survey uncovers 65 orchid species; Jivitadana Hospital marks 70th anniversary; Difference and Peace Party to rely on donors; MWEA vows to stay non-political; Chaungtha bridge open to traffic; Prison meditation courses expand to Mandalay, Bago; Cow blood tests to reduce disease; Web portal to be ready in June; A world away from politics...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Fuel stations to open as private operations; Salt price dries up; Farmed fish sales hit record but still off target; Fish farmers lose out in hot spell; Gold price rockets upward: dealers; New Pyapon schools; New Labutta town; Earthquake guides released; Consumer focus shifts to the next batch of dangerous buildings...TIMEOUT: Old masters find loving homes; Fashion designers club launched to raise standards; Myanmar heroes exhibition; Zaw Mong holds fourth exhibition; Documentary tackles costs of Inle Lake farming; Myanmar art debuts in Phnom Penh...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Yatanarpon Teleport to start another net provider; IT industry continues battle with brain drain phenomenon; Worldwide software piracy cost $50b in 2009: report...TRAVEL: Hotels report high season boom...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Local group to export rice to Haiti; Asia World takes on ground handling; Five Star Shipping Line to up salaries...EVENTS FLASH: Japanese film screening; Myanmar Hip-Hop Day concert; Art fundraiser; American choir to visit; Art Jetty gallery opens; U Nyan Shein's art show...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 10-16, 2010, Volume 26, No. 522
Date of publication: 16 May 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Industry applauds visa on arrival �breakthrough�; Stranded sailors return home from Senegal; Govt claims breakthrough in Thingyan pandal attack; At last, Malaysia�s Najib has lift off; Yangon road deaths rise in 2009: official; Ex-NLD members to form new political party before elections; Hot spell brings water shortages; Two years on, cyclone victims struggle; Farmers in Labutta still facing rodent problem; Shelter needs remain high in delta: NGOs; Shwedagon arrivals up 77pc; Airlines abandon capital flights; Malaria programs encounter problems; Distribution of storm booklet underway; Filipinos look to past for change...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Ruby Mart to open in June: developer; PM urges biz groups to vote for �right candidates�; Sabotage concerns prompt industrial labour crackdown; B&P prices artificially high, says association; Generator sales heat up as rain stays away; Loi Hein announces $7.5m investment; Pyin Naung cement plant opens; Japanese firms sign hydropower deals; Turbo-Mech plans to enter Myanmar; Furniture design winners revealed; Computer sales fall flat, say retailers; Rental market abuzz before Buddhist Lent; Scramble over �dangerous� sites...TIMEOUT: Naing Zaw releases second book; First to last with Anaga...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Robot takes on battle of the bulge; New IT mall coming; Computer stress is real; �Modded� games set for May release...TRAVEL: In London, travellers hope for departures; Mumbai hotel set to reopen...CLASSIFIED...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Hlawga Park privatised by Htoo Trading; Railway lines will not be sold off: official; Betel exports to Bangladesh on the rise...EVENTS FLASH: Clash of the Titans at Nay Pyi Daw cinema; MPS photography training...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 25 May 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 3-9, 2010, Volume 26, No. 521
Date of publication: 09 May 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: PM to lead USDP to the polls; EU to send 'exploratory mission'; UDP gains strength through cooperation; Steep sentences for Muse traffickers; Moderate earthquake hits Rakhine region; Teaching conference scheduled for May; More than 70,000 passports issued to migrants: official; Nargis needs still going unmet; Buddhism in Cambodia still recovering; Monsoon outlook: hot and dry; US re-engages the 'forgotten front'; Ministry launches prepaid tourist zone entrance cards...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: In Twante, fish farmers yearn for cleaner water supplies; Hutgyi hydro project back on track; Plans afoot to turn Yangon's waste into electricity, industrial meet told; Myanmar Furniture Fair 2010; Maw Tin Towers to open in June...TIMEOUT: Saunas a hot draw for health conscious; Uranium awards dance scholarships; Myanmar artist to exhibit in Shanghai...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Robot takes on battle of the bulge; New IT mall coming; Computer stress is real; 'Ã�Å"Modded' games set for May release...TRAVEL: In London, travellers hope for departures; Mumbai hotel set to reopen...CLASSIFIED...MEDIA ROUNDUP: (as issue 250)...EVENTS FLASH: (as issue 520)...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 26 April-2 May 2010, Volume 26, No. 520
Date of publication: 02 May 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Bombing death toll rises to 10; Political parties condemn acts of �terrorism�; Money change counters open at airports; Underfunded Inle at risk: experts; Bombing rocks Myitsone; Buddhist group rallies support for victims; Country swelters through heatwave; Migratory bird sightings decline; Tourism trade hit by volcano fallout; Searching for the �hidden charm�...BRIEF NEWS: Energy competition open for entries; World Veterinary Day marked; Japanese speech contest in June...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Building costs peak before monsoon; Ngwe Saung hotels enjoy record season; Rice company shooting for higher quality with new $3 million mill; China FDI climbs by just $15m; Photographer loves the craft, not the workplace; Max set for expansion into rubber...TIMEOUT: Caricature: drawing fun at your expense; Young chefs look to education as a means to compete; A constant note of cool...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Developer looks for way into iPhone apps market; Music players a hearing risk: expert; Ten nations complain: Google betrays privacy; Asia computer sales up 38 percent in Q1; New iPhone left in California bar; Passengers hit the web in force...TRAVEL...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Hlawga Park privatised by Htoo Trading; Railway lines will not be sold off: official; Betel exports to Bangladesh on the rise...EVENTS FLASH: The Wolfman at Nay Pyi Daw cinema; Historic battles exhibited; Hip-hop concert; Art exhibition...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/MMTimes/520/mmtimes-520/mmtimes.com/index.html
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 22-28, 2010, Volume 26, No. 515
Date of publication: 28 March 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Improved electricity for Yangon industry; Election Commission releases four bylaws; Relief for students as examinations finish; NPA party will run in poll: leader; Princess returns; Residents were told about risk of collapse, say authorities; Govt frees US man in gesture of �friendship�; Illegal wildlife trade flourishing on China border; Pabedan tsp building collapse �like an explosion�: witnesses; Cyclone Nargis recovery could take three more years: expert; Women need more support in delta: UN; A symbol of Chin identity fades away; ASEAN needs help from media: Surin; BRIEFS NEWS (sic)...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Vietnam continues investment inroads; Yangon office for Vietnam bank; Malaysian business talks point to growth; Gati shipping extends operations; UMFCCI annual general meeting; Demand for fire extinguishers heats up; G4�s new hotel in Nay Pyi Taw...TIMEOUT: Violin virtuoso looks back on career in music; Beautiful Model World website; Award-winning German actor visits Myanmar, falls in love; New beats, old controversy; DJs in hunt for Asian success with remix album...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Myanmar Info-tech�s revenues up by a third; Myanmar ICT Exhibition finishes; National Library to expand digitisation...TRAVEL: Sri Lanka�s hotels dress up for post-war rush; Yangon-Hanoi flights to boost tourism sector; The World departs Myanmar for India...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROOUNDUP: Ambassadors meet Democratic Party; Bago River polluted, recent study finds; Private School Law to be introduced...EVENTS FLASH: Canon Club photo contest; Khin San Win�s Silver Jubilee party; Solo art exhibition; Exhibition of antique paintings at Pansodan Gallery; Model contest at Kandawgyi Park...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 15-21, 2010, Volume 26, No. 514
Date of publication: 21 March 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Govt unveils election laws; Tanintharyi animal protection plan launched; Parami imports 100 Chinese cabs; DFID funding Kachin community forestry; Highest condo project to finish this year, says developer; Deadline for furniture design competition extended; Rock python arrives at Yadanarbon Zoo: official; Abhidhamma philosophy degrees planned; Mangrove rehabilitation project; Reproductive health hotline; Taxi drivers warned to use meters, or face fines: official; DPS distributes new tourist maps; Three new species of spiny eels identified; Eco Dev gauges awareness and interest in climate change; New training methods for agriculture experts...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Traditional drum makers wait for buyers; Vietnam set to grow rubber in Myanmar; Minister urges local firms to register; Govt orders mesh size increased on fishing nets; Cheap food imports concern trade body; India dumps Myanmar pulses deal; Commodity price wrap; Agents applaud sales tax break, eye August renewal; Myanmar Infotech set to construct new building at compound...TIMEOUT: Bagan to get the infrared treatment; Myanmar history book published; Consecrators battle it out; Pun Hlaing promotes lawn tennis; Singing contest; The cupcake has landed...SOCIALITE...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Floorspace demand at IT expo down; Federation eyes ISOC membership; Launch of 3D televisions promise revolution in home entertainment; Belgian newspaper issues 3D edition...TRAVEL: Thingyan package deals unveiled; Historic Cambridge Uni becomes a �hotel�...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: 600,000 unregistered motorbikes the in firing line; Japanese investors put money into value-added pork...EVENTS FLASH: Japanese embassy film screening; Mr and Ms La Pyayt Wun competition; Music concert at Andaman Club Hotel; World Poetry Day events; Concert at Inya Lake Hotel; The Spy Next Door screening...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 8-14, 2010, Volume 26, No. 513
Date of publication: 14 March 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: 3D fund provides TB drugs worth $3m; Vietnam Airlines lands in Yangon; IOM appeals for $17m; Turning a corner on aid; New hotel zone to increase capacity for Games; Britain looks to seize on US �momentum� to improve ties; Officials head to Israel; Breaking down the walls...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Indian govt okays $1.35b investment; Auctions weigh heavily on high-end property sales; Commodity markets to join electronic network; Bran, bean paste costs raise fish feed prices; Imported booze and tobacco under taxation spotlight; New farming zone in Shan State; Discounts abound in flat market...TIMEOUT: At Hola, the dance begins; Myanmar writers establish village libraries; Word on the street; Dr Tin Shwe Awards announced...SOCIALITE...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: World�s top technology fair heads for third dimension; Sony fixes PS3 bug; Internet third-most popular US news platform...TRAVEL: Inle orchids on display; Thai cowboys saddle up to celebrate Wild West; Kenya tourism makes a comeback...CLASSIFIED...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Local company produces flu vaccine; Workers to register at border offices; WHO to provide 4m A(H1N1) vaccines...EVENTS FLASH: Iron Cross concert at Kandawgyi Park; Shwe Dine Nyunt anniversary music concert; Mr Myanmar Body Fitness contest; Performance art show at New Zero Art Space...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 17 March 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 1-7, 2010, Volume 26, No. 512
Date of publication: 07 March 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Migrant workers to suffer as Singapore hikes worker levy; Human traffickers arrested at Shweli; Doctors urge early detection for breast cancer; Coco island trip to depart in late March; Forced marriages driving human trafficking, UN says; SKorean firm inks $1.4b gas deal; A festival of colour at Inya Lake Hotel; Internships Asia launches 2010 program; Fulbright scholarships open to local students; Nay Pyi Taw 3D cinema to open March 20; Roofed turtle still under threat: WCS; Bikers to get training in capital...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Flower association formed to fight imports; Good farming guidelines could boost exports: MAS; Organic villages coming; Industrial exhibition to be held on March 5; Commodity price wrap; Honey exporters seek sweeter deals; Cement prices approach seasonal highs...TIMEOUT: Life and death; Fashion cottons on to cotton; Sex addiction big business for US clinics...SOCIALITE...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: MPT rolls out 450MHz phone network; Jupiter to open at Sein Gay Har Parami in April; China toughens internet rules; iTunes song downloads hit 10 billion...TRAVEL: Last Jews seek salvation in tourism; LP to promote ASEAN tourism; Sands S�pore to open in April; Exhibit recalls transatlantic crossing glamour...CLASSIFIED...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Deforestation survey in Ayeyarwady division; Internet café business down, losing money...EVENTS FLASH: Japanese food promotion; New Zero Art Space exhibition; Summer art training course; Sherlock Holmes now screening...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 March 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 21-28, 2010, Volume 26, No. 511
Date of publication: 28 February 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Migrants in Singapore to face language examination; Global Fund could triple ART coverage over five years: UN; Deadline nears for workers in Thailand; YCDC unveils market plans; No payouts expected for Thingangyun; Authorities ban light truck buses in downtown areas; Traders to host medical conference; MCDC opens new rubbish dump; Internet woes hamper tourism; Ngwe Saung Beach ready for 10th birthday; Htoo Foundation to pump K1 billion into Putao region; UN human rights envoy concludes Myanmar visit; Twins club seeks new members...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: New Thai biz council to spur bilateral trade; Farmers seek Thai advice to improve swamp fishing; Bangladesh asks to buy 50,000 tonnes of Myanmar rice; Divisional rice association formed; Htoo and China firm agree on coal plant; Pooch breeding business heats up; Ag Ministry targets increased Macadamia production; Commodity prices third week of February; AIT to launch degrees in Myanmar; High-rise building slowing down; Fuel depot sites considered: Mayor...TIMEOUT: Book fair trades rare titles; Buddhist tattoos gaining popularity in Singapore; Word on the street; Events Flash...SOCIALITE...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: With new platform Microsoft eyes a mobile comeback; Social networking still a sensitive subject; Mandalay Barcamp on the cards...TRAVEL: NPT gains new attraction; US-based cruise ship to stop off in March; MAI to add Friday morning service; Ngwe Saung hosts htamane contest...CLASSIFIEDS...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Fisheries dept to survey Chindwin River; Heritage listing for 16 Yangon Div pagodas...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 15-21, 2010, Volume 26, No. 510
Date of publication: 21 February 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Australia boosts Myanmar aid; First-time voters to decide 2010 poll; State-run broadcaster set for makeover; Third Nargis review launched; Avian influenza detected in Mayangone poultry farm; 3N holds second annual meeting; More A(H1N1) cases detected; Blaze guts Thingangyun Market; Vietnam to launch direct flights; In Hainggyi Island, villagers more prepared to face disaster; Chinatown gears up for New Year fun; End in sight for maritime border spat; Pilgrims leave behind problems for Kyaiktiyo trustees...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Buyers snap up Labutta plots; Avian influenza fears depress poultry markets; Computer market enjoying healthy new year revival; Regional fisheries management workshop focuses on livelihoods; Gems Emporium slated for March; MFE investigates shiitake mushroom cultivation; Oil prices up in second week of Feb; Commerce Min rings trade changes; Landmark Gardens open in NPT...TIMEOUT: ODC perform in Yangon; Monks donate blood to needy patients; Hip-hop dancers break ground not limbs; Chinese New Year lion dance...SOCIALITE...SPORT: Myanmar firms as favourite ...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: MCC to open master and doctoral courses...TRAVEL: Feasting fish relieve weary travellers; Tourism Myanmar Update...MEDIA ROUNDUP: Seafarers� committee launched; Loi Hein to set up private bank...WORD ON THE STREET: [Article on Academy Award Winner Khin Moh Moh Aye]...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 February 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 8-14, 2010, Volume 26, No. 509
Date of publication: 14 February 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: WHO warns of malaria drug tolerance; Thazi tsp cement factory online; Credit needed in delta: report; Fuel stations to be privatised; Vocational training giving kids options; Remain wary of A(H1N1): expert; Villages see economic benefits of infrastructure projects; Shelter to receive more funding: TCG; Archaeologists to assist with Cambodia excavations; A glimpse of Kachin beauty in Myitkyina; Few but united, Myanmar forge a life in Siem Reap...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Mekong dues payable at Wanpone; Chinese New Year spurs market; Nay Pyi Taw taxi biz opens but customers prefer private cars; Htoo Trading begins work on Bogale hospital; DOF hikes export prices; Fisheries deal reached with Vietnam; Diamond prices climb, say traders; Exporters urged to check rice quality; Florists gear up for Valentine's Day; Buddhist conference building complete; Cinema leaseholders say they will bid in state auction...TIMEOUT: A brief history of the Myanmar Academy Awards; Few foreign novels being translated; Word on the street; Chinese lion dance contest...SOCIALITE...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Internet slows to a crawl in Yangon...MEDIA ROUNDUP: China agrees to upgrade and maintain cross-border road...State-owned ports to be privatised as soon as possible...EVENTS FLASH: New Yangon gallery opens; Lawn concert at Mya Yeik Nyo Hotel; 'Emotion 2010' exhibition; Book on monasteries published...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES (DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL)...TRAVEL: Travel association launches search for 'Miss Tourism'; Eclipse-watching in Rakhine State; Tourism directory released...CLASSIFIEDS......[Issue 508 seems to have been missed out -- perhaps for numerological reasons.]
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 February 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 25-31 2010, Volume 26, No. 507
Date of publication: 31 January 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: Opening date set for 300-room downtown hotel; UN praises Myanmar govt for anti-human trafficking efforts; Tourism industry bucks international trend; Meditation's willing audience; Govt guarantees security of workers in Jordan; Development training for civil servants; Myeik resort to open in December; CERF grants $4 million to humanitarian agencies; NLD leader meets govt minister; Consumers urged to read product packaging; Woodcarving on show in Bahan tsp; Island paradise welcomes visitors; No deaths in ferry accident; A caliph in the midst of hell...BUSINESS AND PROPERTY: Japanese delegation visits Myanmar to consider investment; Industry groups work to strengthen sugar trade; Agriculture loans boost production; Diesel price continues to climb; Factories await EU certificates; Housing and building exhibition; Max Myanmar building NPT stadium; NDCG hands Pyay Towers over to Max Myanmar...TIMEOUT: Myanmar photographer awarded prize; Exhibition covers past through covers; Uranium dance school offers scholarships; Street rice snacks a sticky lure for customers...SOCIALITE...SPORT...IT...TRAVEL...CLASSIFIED
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 18-24, 2010 (Volume 26, No. 506)
Date of publication: 24 January 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: 200,000 celebrate Manaw festival; ‘Reintegrate with world rice market’:economist; Foreign minister pledges free election; Myanmar travellers flock to Thailand; YCDC to renovate Sinhmalike Market; Twante Canal to open 24 hours; U Nyun, a man for all seasons; FAO to distribute livestock in April; Steel hti go from strength to strength; Radar to be installed on ferries; Bus line launches new upper Myanmar routes; New school opens in Pyapon tsp; Hninzigone home to host art show...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Yangon’s taxi drivers tightening their belts; National body to strengthen rice industry; High demand behind FEC rate rise; High demand behind FEC rate rise; Downtown demand holds firm in tricky times; Gold market recovers with harvest; Rice prices increase; Low cost housing project starts in Thanlyin; Painters finding more work beyond Yangon...TIMEOUT: Hair donations help communities repair road; Jazz on the grass at American Club; Art exhibition highlights female artists...SPORT...INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: New CDMA phones on sale in Mandalay; Website promotes events, activities in Yangon...TRAVEL: Ngwe Saung Beach hosts Kayin dance contest; Six travel companies to attend Fitur 2010
Language: English. Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 21 January 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 11-17, 2010, Volume 26, No. 505
Date of publication: 17 January 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....LOCAL NEWS: A dramatic year in Myanmar politics; Air Bagan begins Chiang Mai service, plans further expansion; Agriculture census underway: ministry; Jumbo documentary filming starts; Estate agents predict a better year; An important year in Myanmar's future; Local firm makes renewable energy easy; Huge compensation payout following Hlegu factory fire; Tourists, astrologers prepare for eclipse; MAI purchases new aircraft; Tourism rebound continues; New book showcases Myanmar Buddhism; YCDC introduces waste-management program early; Manaw festival begins in Myitkyina...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Central Bank treasury bonds find a waiting marketplace; Dept of Fisheries looks to breed salmon, sturgeon in Kachin State; Sales continue to attract bargain hunters; Wireless phone network reaches Sagaing Division...TIMEOUT: Actresses unafraid to take career breaks; Exhibition redraws the image of cartoons; Hotel expansion continues in 2009...CLASSIFIED...SPORT
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 January 2010


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 4-10, 2010, Volume 26, Nos. 503 & 504
Date of publication: 10 January 2010
Description/subject: N.B. AS THIS ISSUE HAS NO INDEX PAGE, NAVIGATE FROM "LOCAL NEWS" TO THE OTHER SECTIONS.....N. B. BURMESE AND ENGLISH VERSIONS... LOCAL NEWS: Tourism industry optimistic after strong opening to peak season; A bird's-eye view of Myanmar; Stiglitz advice gets support of business community; Tourists uncover our hidden corner (Interest in previously off-limits Kayah State is high, leading to a shortage in accommodation in the state capital Loikaw); Energy exports to drive 8.6pc GDP growth: ADB; Library to hold training programs; Sagaing Fault monitoring to start in February; Myanmar can do more to tap in to Asian growth: Stiglitz; Thukha clinic expands to X-rays; Myanmar dancers perform in Jakarta; Marionette experts invited to teach in Chiang Mai; Renewable energy forum held in Yangon; Unusual rainfall patterns due to climate change: meteorology dept; US ignoring progress in human trafficking fight: police force; Local NGO seeks to expand farm schools; Delta project promotes high-quality rice production; Three-wheeled tuk-tuk services postponed; Monks get human resource training at Hmawbi seminar; Brewery to increase blood donations; Few major airline developments in 2009; Japan funds shelter construction; Malaria fight gets funding injection...BUSINESS AND PROPERTY: Commodity prices show generally downward trend; Over the bridge' RE beckons; Govt car auctions drive market; Prepaid phone cards sales double in year; Fisheries exports falling short of target, again; Plastic industry aims to tie deal with govt; MES show to be held from Jan 15 to 18; D-net gaming suite dares gamers to enter house of pain; A year to forget, say developers; Gold ends historic year on a high; Import of fake and substandard drugs prevented; India to improve road links with B'desh, Myanmar; Composite maker looks to export in Feb; Garment exports dip in 2009; Country Club greeted with enthusiasm; Demand strong for Xmas decorations; Luxury Dagon penthouse; Game back on; Mid-range proves a bright light in prop sector...TIMEOUT: Success of comedy films not a laughing matter; Fashion to tone down and smarten up in 2010; Word on the street; Le Planteur experiments with taste; Myanmar art scene thrives on contemporary art; PEP Family Photo contest; Events Flash; Local music industry sings the blues...SOCIALITE...CLASSIFIED: [SUBSTANTIAL SECTION - 3 PAGES OF SMALL-PRINT ADS] Computer & IT; Education; Expert Services; Language; Training Centre; For Sale; Medical Servces; Public Notices; Travel; Housing for rent; Housing for Sale; INGO Positions; Local positions; LISTING OF EMBASSIES AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS; EMERGENCY NUMBERS; GENERAL LISTING: (hotels, astrology, bars, accommodation etc.)
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2010