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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 19 August, 2017
Date of publication: 19 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Immediate action by Union Government needed in Rakhine: MP...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session 45th day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: First coordination meeting of Steering Committee to hold CONSAL XVII...Myan mar's improved human trafficking ranking discussed...270 pearl lots sold by open tender at auction (August-2017)...Suspected violent attackers arrested in Buthidaung...Headless body found in Buthidaung...Twenty-one markets told Thiri Mingalar automobile market...H1N1 on the rise..... EXTERNAL RELATION: Myanmar earns semifinal spot in SEA Games with victory over Brunei...$200m from World Bank...Indonesian embassy observes 72nd Independence Day...Trade via sea increased by US$1.77 billion...Agricultural exports decrease by US$29.5 million ...Speaker U Win Myint receives outgoing EU Ambassador...Thura U Shwe Mann receives outgoing EU Ambassador...Sepaktakraw team ready for 29th SEA Games...Myanmar archery team wins silver at SEA Games...."OPINION": Agricultural exports decrease by US$29.5 million" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan" - U Khin Maung
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 4.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 18 August, 2017
Date of publication: 18 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw addresses tax issues, Christian Marriage Act... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: U Aung Shwe laid to rest...One more death from H1N1...Fish breeding implemented in Yangon Region...Antiquities protection discussed by Myanmar officials and UNESCO...Illegal timber confiscated in Shan State...Two water taxis delivered to Nan Thidar Port in Yangon...Man in connection with violent attackers arrested in Maungtaw...DICA: Only public companies authorised to sell shares...Baby elephant rescued by Myanma Forestry Department in Pathein...MNA plans to fly more international routes...Bamboo industry requires more capacity for value-added products...MFF plans to establish public company...Aid reaches flood victims in Hkamti.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 2nd workshop on the ASEAN republic of Korea Cooperation Mechanism held...MOFA and British Embassy jointly organize workshop...Opening of Honorary Consulate of Mexico in Myanmar...EU Ambassador makes farewell call on President U Htin Kyaw...Indian pulses quotas reduces overall Myanmar agricultural exports...Viet Nam tourists take road into Myanmar...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives EU Ambassador...The second gold medal of Myanmar in Chinlone, a performative at SEA Games...Myanmar women’s football team trounces host Malaysia in SEA Games....."OPINION": "The role of Private Banks in the development of the Nation" - Khin Maung Win.....ARTICLE: "The Long Game: How Developing Countries Can Get Microfinance Right" - Casey Hynes
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 4.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 August, 2017
Date of publication: 17 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Electricity and Energy Ministry discloses plans for 24-hour power supply.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Legal action against violent attacks in Rakhine discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw...Chairman of Joint Committee of Inter-parliamentary Assembly receives, Secretary-General of AIPA...Factory farms risk environment, labour ills...Meeting held for International Day of Democracy 2017 planned...20 more H1N1 cases confirmed...Pigeon pea prices drop below Ks 500,000 per ton...Union Ministers inspect Rakhine State public works projects...Villager killed in Maungtaw...Government establishes Rural Road Development Department...Public announcement for remonstration...Blood donation to be held at Jivitadana Sangha Hospital...One more political party applies for registration.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Information receives Nepal Ambassador...Chair of Women Parliamentarians of AIPA, Daw Su Su Lwin receives the Hon. Mr. Isra Sunthornvut, Secretary General of AIPA...Over 2.5 million people went abroad to work over the past 18 years...Three hospitals to establish health clinics for children’s diabetes...Tourism increased 20 per cent this year...Japanese company eyes Myanmar flower industry...UMFCCI and Pakistan’s Ambassador discuss bilateral trade...Myanmar regional trade US$2.6 billion in first three months of this FY...Myanmar beats Laos 3-1 in SEA Games, leads Group A....."OPINION": "The importance of reform during a transition period" - Kyaw Myaing....ARTICLE: "How Shall We Deal With For Achievement of Peace?" - Aung Kyi Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 3.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 August, 2017
Date of publication: 16 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: New TV broadcast centre discussed by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Seven new cases of H1N1... Weather bureau warns of flooding...Crop insurance, land reform and investment are essential to Myanmar’s agricultural sector...Union Ministers on Rakhine State stability, security, development...More pieces from missing Y8 plane found...Traditional medicine registration can be applied direct to Region/State Supervisory Committees...Mya Sein Yaung village projects being implemented in 72 villages in Wakema Township...Stimulant tablets worth Ks900 million seized...Bicycle Network Myanmar organizes tour to celebrate its golden jubilee...US$ 50,000 to Myanmar football...team for opening match won.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, India celebrate 70 years of diplomatic ties...State Counsellor meets with heads of privately owned banks...Speaker U Win Myint receives UN Under-Secretary General and Nepal Ambassador separately...State Counsellor receives Executive Secretary of ESCAP...Agricultural exports down by $32 million this FY...Myanmar-India border trade at Tamu decreased $16 million this FY...High-quality black sesame seeds to be exported to Japan...Myanmar-South Korea trade exceeds $180 million in current FY...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Nepal Ambassador...Thailand’s women’s football team defeats Myanmar at SEA Games..... "OPINION": "YBS, YRTA and a new initiative to be accepted by the people" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Myanmar mangrove reforestation receives a boost from drones" - Christine Lariviere/ Daily Planet
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 5.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 August, 2017
Date of publication: 15 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIHTU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw members discuss education and regulation of regional extractives...Amyotha Hluttaw addresses terrace farming and illegal gambling.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: ASEAN celebrates golden jubilee...Elephant poacher captured in Ayeyawady Region...Thanakha cultivators increase due to high demand...Four-lane road to be upgraded from near Thanlyin Bridge No. 1 to Thilawa SEZ...FDA to inspect purified drinking water plants in Yangon Region...Commerce Ministry to enforce regulations on vehicle sales...Union Ministers deliver aid to local people in Sittway, Maungtaw...Military families release fish fingerlings into Yezin Dam..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than receives Nepali Ambassador...Union AttorneyGeneral U Tun Tun Oo receives UNESCO’s International Legal Advisor...KOICA to provide US$ 11.5 million to establish teacher training school...Onion dumping by Chinese producers to profit from high prices...US partners to help Myanmar produce 40,000 tons of soybean per annum...H.E. U Win Myint presents Credentials to the President of Pakistan...Myanmar wins football match against Singapore at 29th SEA Games opener...Myanmar Sailing team’s best preparation for 29th SEA Games....."OPINION": "Reaching the goal with correctness and dignity" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Nutrition will suffer as warming affects diet" - Tim Radford
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 4.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 August, 2017
Date of publication: 14 August 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar democratic transition requires greater attention...Comprehensive forum proves progress of democratic transition...Collective offering of Waso robe and rice in Yangon Region...Silk weavers get regular domestic demand for luxurious silk clothes...Senior women more at risk for cervical cancer...100 more box culverts to be installed in Yangon’s Thonegwa Township...Real estate tops Myanmar domestic investment...Peace music festival continues...Development on projects of road, bridge and electric power in Ayeyawady Region...Union Ministers inspect Maungtaw District...Health staff missing in Buthidaung...Death toll from H1 N1virus has remained stable at 23 people since 21 July...Myanmar draws Inter Milan 2-2 in 2nd friendly match...Myanmar traditional boxing challenge on 18 August...Myanmar Volleyball team fixtures for 29th SEA Games..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ava Ancient city flocked with international visitors this monsoon...Bilateral trade with China hit $2.8 billion in first three months of this FY...US to double investment in Myanmar by 2020...Thai-Myanmar border trade falls slightly...Views On The Discussions Made On Democratic Transition of Myanmar...Four men of Bangladesh nationality arrested in Maungtaw...Myanmar climbers hoist flag atop Mount Fuji....."OPINION": "A burden no democratic society can tolerate" - Tin Maung Than.....ARTICLE: "A Wrong Step May Lead into Life-long Plunge" - Ei Cherry Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 5.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 13 August, 2017
Date of publication: 13 August 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lessons from other countries need to be applied to bring peace to Myanmar...“Myanmar Democracy Transition and Media” session in Democratic Transition Forum...Session on Central control economic system to market economy system in Democratic Transition Forum...Khakaborazi National Park planned for ski resort...Man arrested on suspicion of aiding armed attackers in Buthidaung, Rakhine State...Over 4,000 stimulant tablets seized...Yangon Region Chief Minister vowed to enhance fishery sector...Locally produced lacquerware in low demand...World Elephant Day celebrated.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Half of 84 companies investing in Thilawa SEZ are Japanese companies...Tachilek checkpoint receives more than 9,000 tourists so far...China import over 70 tons of dried tea leaves from Muse in July...More than 90 per cent of domestic consumption of pharmaceuticals imported from abroad...Import value up by over $1 billion since April...Samsung Myanmar and myME mark the 3rd collaborative journey together...Myanmar women national football team leaves for 2017 SEA Game...MFF reveals Myanmar national futsal team’s played lists for 29th SEA Game...Philippines, Myanmar set semis target for football...Interview with Mr. Lyying SAYAXANG, Ambassador of Laos to Myanmar..... "OPINION": "Women in kitchens should not have to risk their health to feed others" - Aye Min Soe ARTICLE: "What factors increase economic growth?" - Kyaw Win Tin..... SUNDAY SPECIAL: "A visit to the Kyaik Maw Wam Pagoda" - Maung Maung Aye..."Summer Holiday" - Thant Kyi Phyu San..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 14: Interjections ..."Popa Mountain" - Than Tun..."Kindness in the Rain" - Shwe Yin Aye..."One Tragic Evening" - Yune Lai Nay Chi.....SUNDAY COMICS: "Mi Chuu" - Htoo..."People will be People" - Maung Shew Win..."Sunday Jokes" - Maung Maung Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 3.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 August, 2017
Date of publication: 12 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 43rd day meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session 42nd day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Agreement reaches between Peace Commission and UNFC...Democracy with dignity...Effective Measures Taken to Enhance Development and Security in Rakhine...YRTA to invite tender to install card system on YBS buses...Establishment of three industrial zones to create over 70,000 job opportunities...Domestic gold prices likely to hit the record...Myanmar talks on transition from military to civilian government...Protection for H1N1 donated to hospitals as death toll reaches 23...First route of Yangon water bus on test run...Invitation for Tender Proposal for Bus-Fare Payment...Grave concern over the future of Myanmar’s wild elephants as skin trade targets mothers and calves...Training on catching methods concludes in Maungtaw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives National Assembly Speaker of ROK...State Counsellor receives Korean National Assembly Speaker...Rice export by sea increased by over 7,000 tons...70,000 tons of maize exported to China last month...Myanmar tea growers aim for premium German export market...More than $1.9 billion in trade deficit this fiscal year...Experts discuss global overview of developments in Myanmar...Millions of improved homes needed in Myanmar to cut disaster risk — UN...Myanmar lost Inter Milan 2-4 in their 1st friendly match....."OPINION": "Assessing the democratic transition and the way forward" - Maw Lin.....ARTICLE: "Tax & State Budget" - Tin Shein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 August, 2017
Date of publication: 11 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHY HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw member complains about bribes by immigration officials...Plans for rural medical clinics discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor: ‘confident in steps to peace’...H1N1 – 510 undergoing treatment, 194 identified positive and 20 fatalities as of 10 August...Construction of sunset watching locations 100 % finished in Bagan-Nyaung-U...Nay Pyi Taw locomotive factory to manufacture 20 locomotives annually...Two missing and one abducted in Maungtaw Township...Jewelers urge government to cut taxes for gemstones trade...Ninth day of 54th Myanmar Jade and Gems Emporium held ...Additional pieces of Y-8 plane crash discovered...Myanmar Lethwei to be broadcast worldwide.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker U Win Myint meets Speaker of the National Assembly in Korea...Speaker U Win Myint and wife host a dinner in honour of National Assembly Speaker of ROK...Top Korean lawmaker visits Myanmar...President U Htin Kyaw receives ROK National Assembly Speaker...SC attends ceremony celebrating 60 years of SwissMyanmar diplomatic relations...Trading resume in Maungtaw after repair of broken dock in Bangladesh...MIC branches to be opened in Chin and Rakhine states...Htwe Oo Myanmar participates in BKK Festival...Thai-Myanmar border trade value increased this financial year...Rice exports to Bangladesh to use new ports...Real estate sector ranked second in FDI list this FY...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Thai military delegation...Thura U Shwe Mann receives UNESCO’s International Legal Advisor...Myanmar U-18 to play Inter Milan youth FC today....."OPINION": "Only If Buddha Sasana flourishes brightly like the Sun" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Protect and Save the lives of Myanmar migrant workers abroad" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 August, 2017
Date of publication: 10 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Deputy Minister for Agriculture answers land-use, public works questions at Pyithu Hluttaw...Amyotha Hluttaw member takes exception to international body’s reference to “race which never existed in Rakhine”.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Coastal areas need to be saved...Women’s vocational training courses planned in Maungtaw...INGOs in Rakhine to seek approval from state gov’t...State Counsellor, Union Ministers hold talks on security in Rakhine State...Forum on Myanmar’s Democratic Transition on August 11-13...Calves delight visitors to Winga Baw Elephant Camp...Reforestation activities increase in Bago Yoma...Over 5,000 villages to have access to electricity...Poached timber confiscated in Mon State...54th Myanmar Gems Emporium continued for the eighth day...Wood-based fuel makes up 81% of fuel consumption in Myanmar...Nearly 20 million methamphetamine pills seized in Tachilek...Dried beef seized on Mandalay-Muse highway...Poached lumber seized in Madaya Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives Chairman of the APRC...UNESCO’s Legal Advisor discusses cultural property...Myanmar seeks to make world-class dairy products...Singapore and Myanmar negotiated trade and investment policies...Tourists visit Popa region even during monsoon...Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin attends 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Ministerial Meetings...Myanmar national football team to test Malaysia and local clubs...Myanmar national U-12 football team steps up semi-final...Myanmar selects shooting players for 29th SEA Games..... "OPINION": "Emergence of Human Resources" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Present Situation of Foreign Direct Investment entering Myanmar and its future potential" - Khin Zar Li
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf ( 2.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 August, 2017
Date of publication: 09 August 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lawmaker complains that tender process isn’t fair or transparent...MNHRC releases statement on matriculation student amnesty...Myanmar Democratic Transition Forum to be held 11-13 August in Nay Pyi Taw...Over 500 primary school teachers performing duties in Maungtaw District...China company offers to build bridges across Ayeyawady River and Chindwin River in Sagaing...History students visit ancient Pyu Cities...FDA sues 25 pharmacy shops as of July...Tatmadaw columns and border police provides security for returning IDPs in Yathedaung...Masked men attack a village chief in Buthidaung...5,700 WY stimulants seized in Maungtaw...Draft Companies Law designed to remove obstacles for foreign investment...Htaukkyant factory to assemble Daewoo buses...Ceremonies to mark 29th 8888 Uprising held...Myanmar national futsal team preparing for 29th SEA Game...Myanmar’s U-12 football shuts out all competitors at youth tournament..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Increased investment and trade for Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives UNDP Administrator...Htantapin Community Oriented radio pilot planned...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives UNDP Administrator...H1N1 death toll reaches 17 as local and international donors donates medications and materials...Video message by H.E. U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the 50th ASEAN Day (8 August 2017)...State Counsellor meets top UN development official...Eighty per cent of sesame production goes to export market...Muse trade rises again after merchant accounts unfrozen...How Genius Coffee cracked Myanmar’s premium export market...Myanmar donates elephant to Sri Lanka....."OPINION": "Migrant Workers and Human Trafficking" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Discussion on Myanmar Democratic Transition with comparative analysis of global examples" - Mg Kyaing Thin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 August, 2017
Date of publication: 08 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 40th day meeting...Amyotha Hluttaw MPs suggest to increase budget for sports activities..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar’s U-12 football shuts out all competitors at youth tournament...MPs discuss international relations and complaint processes...Myanmar man arrested over stabbing of ex-girlfriend near Tokyo Station...MIC issues seven investment permits, 17 endorsements related with investment proposals...State Counsellor visits recently electrified village...Coordination Meeting for holding Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition held...Death toll from H1N1 reaches 16...Pyithit Test Well-1 of Offshore Block A6 finds gas...Seven outstanding students released from prisons...Myanmar selects 29th SEA Games women’s football team.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives House Appropriations Committee Chairman...Amyotha Hluttaw MPs suggest to increase budget for sports activities...US$1.3 million in trade at Maungtaw border in July...Myanmar man arrested over stabbing of ex-girlfriend near Tokyo Station...Sugar prices drop to Ks680,000 a ton due to re-export restrictions...Cotton and sugar production requires value-added processes, investment...Investments of US$1.7 billion flowed into Thilawa SEZ since establishment...Myanmar got 7th grade in World Vovinum Championship 2017..... "OPINION": "ASEAN’s golden jubilee" - Aye Maung Kyaw..... ARTICLE: "Global Overview and Myanmar Democratic Transition" - Professor Chaw Chaw Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 7 August, 2017
Date of publication: 07 August 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: No evidence of crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing...Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than attends Shwe Parami Education Foundation’s donation ceremony...4.8 million new housing units required by 2040...Illegal hardwood seized in Mawlaik Township...Man arrested for possession of heroin, yaba pills...Three non-fatal accidents on Yangon-Mandalay expressway...Yaba pills and heroin seized in Kachin State and Mandalay Region...146 patients found H1N1 positive...One village administrator killed in Maungtaw Township...54th Myanmar Jade and Gems Emporium closes second day of auctions...Seven dead toll of seasonal influenza confirmed at the Waibargi Specialist Hospital...Sagaing University of Education students march in protest over unqualified teachers...Yangon ART EXPO 2017 to be held on 4 – 14 November in Yangon.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: External trade with ITCs tops Ks12 billion...Commerce Ministry intends to triple exports...China imports 90 tonnes of coffee beans via Muse trade camp...External trade value increased US$2 billion this FY...Various pulses export 600,000 tons in this FY...Rubber prices rise during end of harvest...Honey exports to China require certification, lab testing...UMFCCI welcomes foreign chamber members to participate...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing hosted dinner on board cruise ship...Government sector capital goods imports increased by US$11 million Import of capital goods by government sector increased by US$110 million...Myanmar final footballers chosen for 29th SEA Games....."OPINION" : "Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "On Wakhaung Fullmoon Day Lord Buddha delivered Metta Sutta for Peaceful Co-existence" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt..."Let the would be overwhelmed by cool and peace of Metta" - Dhamma Dutta Ashin Say Kaneda
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 6 August, 2017
Date of publication: 06 August 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Death toll from H1N1 reaches 15...Interfaith Dialogue for Peace, Harmony and Security held...Soft opening of Daw Khin Kyi Women’s Hospital...Clearance of Mandalay, Yangon demonstration camps...50 mmcfd natural gas from offshore block A-6...Live broadcast of State Counsellor’s Peace Talk with rural villagers...One of two missing women in August-3 attack in Maungtaw found dead...Mobile generator handed over to the Yangon Region government...Star bean to be grown extensively ...CICC takes action regarding complaints...Myanmar women football team play test match.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 4th Myanmar FoodBev and 2nd Myanmar Retail Sourcing Expo to be held in Aug...Tourists entering via Tachilek border gate on the rise...Trade deficit reaches $1.6 billion...More than 9,500 motorbikes imported to Myanmar from borders...July YSX trade value second lowest level on record....."OPINION": "Democracy, Politics and Discipline" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "The climate change is menacing the world" - Khin Maung Myint....."SUNDAY SPEICIAL": "From Looking Around to Looking Within" - Cing Don Nuam..."A day I will never forget" - Nay Bhone Htut..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 13: Conjunctions ..."Professional Ethics for Education" - Dr. Khin Zaw..."Interview with Mr. Paul Seger, Ambassador of Switzerland to Myanmar....."SUNDAY COMICS": "Mi Chuu" - Htoo..." People will be people" - Maung Shwe Win..."Sunday Joke" - Maung Maung Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 5 August, 2017
Date of publication: 05 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 39th day meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th Regular Session Holds its 38th Day Meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS : Teams response to contain, control H1N1 virus..Emergency meeting after killings of civilians in Maungtaw...Vice-President, U Henry Van Thio, presents victory banner to Myanmar Sports Team contesting in 29th SEA Games...6th ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) + 8 Gems & Jewelry President’s Summit...Hlegu civil service graduation...Nearly 100 remote communities get access to health care...Mawlamyine airport to be upgraded...Leading monks asked to leave demonstration camps in Yangon, Mandalay...Attack on police force arresting financial supporter of violent attackers in Yathedaung..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives Head of Int’l Liaison Department of Communist Party of China...U Win Myint receives Chinese International Liaison Department’s Head and party ...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Ambassador of the Philippines...Eco-friendly and job-creating investment being given priority to invest in Thilawa...MIC, ministries, to speed up investment approval...Peace Commission and DPN meeting for sixth time in Yangon on 10 August...First School reconstructed from the Japanese grant project completes...Myanmar women’s football team will be likely to struggle in 29th SEA Games....."OPINION": "Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation for capacity development" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Developing External Trade Despite Slew Of Challenges" - Shin Min Ant
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 4 August, 2017
Date of publication: 04 August 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Six villagers killed, two missing in Maungtaw...One more dead from H1N1 flu...Pyithu Hluttaw discusses public works projects in townships...Cancer wards provide private rooms at Myanmar hosptials; Myanmar Gemstone bill approved...Graduates receive postings at institutions...Judiciary officials meet to discuss reforms...Chin Hill apple market struggling this year...Cargo vessel capsizes and sinks at Kani port...Maubin Industrial Zone solar project to start this year...Myanma Insurance seeks to make insurance coverage a mainstream product...Leading monks in demonstration camps requested to leave...Five cattle smuggling suspects arrested in Yathedaung Township...Mobile medical team visits Maungtaw, Rakhine State...Three suspects arrested in Maungtaw in connection with mine explosion...Registration of media personnel and observers attending Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition...Fixing players for Myanmar U-22 in 29th SEA Games...Myanmar Volley Ball fixtures for 29th SEA Games.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Ambassador of the Philippines...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Executive Director Mr. Akio Kawakami...Grand opening ceremony of the new chancery of Myanmar Embassy was held in Bangkok...Union Minister for Information receives Bangladesh Ambassador...Myanmar Gems and Jewelry Day observed by officials, traders...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Ethiopian Ambassador...Sule Port premier port of Myanmar...Demand from China and Pakistan drives tamarind prices higher...Appointment of Ambassador of Spain agreed..... "OPINION": "Decide Daringly After Assessing Right!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar steps up reforms to entice investors" - Oxford Business Group
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 3 August, 2017
Date of publication: 03 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: India-Myanmar trade zone, H1N1 discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Amyotha Hluttaw: treatment, not prison for drug users.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 54th Myanmar Jade and Gems Emporium opens... Death toll from H1N1 reaches 13...Economic, cultural rights workshop held in Nay Pyi Taw...Ethics training for judges begins...Middle Paunglaung hydropower to generate hundreds of millions of KWH by 2021...Myanmar Aviation Development Organisation Formed...Real estate speculation inflates prices, suppresses market demand...UMFCCI plans to boost industrial sector, SMEs...Commerce Ministry drafting laws to protect domestic production...Locally produced wood plastic composites manufacturers seek export market...Union Minister visits libraries in Meikhtila and Wundwin townships...Workshop on Principle and Law of Investment for Ministries held...9,750 Amphetamine pills seized from Bangladeshi man in Maungtaw...Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition to be held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives environmental protection official...President accepts credentials from Ambassadors of Pakistan and Ethiopia...No chicken hatchling import from 3 August...External trade rose by US$1.58 billion this FY...Senior General arrives in Tokyo...Govt, KOICA to build a modern rice mill...Myanmar U-22 loses 1-0 to Japan’s Ryutsu...Myanmar Lethwei and Poland Muay Thai rematch....."OPINION": "Objective outlook on Human Rights" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARITCLE: "The 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and ASEAN Traditional Dance Competition" - Hnin Myat Thu (Culture)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 2 August, 2017
Date of publication: 02 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Human rights report submitted to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Better agricultural methods for floating farms of Inle Lake...Buthidaung monitors H1N1...More wreckage from Y-8 military transport plane crash discovered...Central Committee holds a second meeting for successful conveningof 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers Meeting and related meetings...Myanmar’s traditional puppets decorate Bagan trees...No more deaths from H1N1, but infects dozens...Government plans review of number of Yangon taxis...16,000 tons of illegal timber confiscated across the nation...JICA to triple loans to SMEs next fiscal year...Nga Moe Yeik Bridge scheduled for completion in September...Myanmar’s rice producers suggest metric system adoption...Chevrolet introduces all-new Malibu...Authorities, volunteers team up to prevent H1N1...IED explodes in Maungtaw...Rakhine State Government meets with media.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Permanent residency notification...Myanmar signs agreement on establishment of Asian Forest Cooperation Organisation...MFF calls for crackdown on Tilapia inflow...Myanmar’s pulses exports face more competition in India...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and party leave for Japan...Myanmar U-22 national football team and Japan Ryutsu Keizai University FC to play another friendly match...U-18 Myanmar national football team to play the friendly matches against U-18 Inter Milan and U-19 Thailand...Myanmar to host the 2017 AFF Youth Championship....."OPINION": "Prevention Can Get Rid of Worries!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "The future of Asia’s farms" - Mahfuz Ahmed
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2 MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 1 August, 2017
Date of publication: 01 August 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Ministry of Education to establish new MRTV channel...Amyotha Hluttaw debates Farmland Law, increased foreign investment in agriculture... Pyithu Hluttaw Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee chairman meets Yangon Region Hluttaw.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Death toll from seasonal influenza reaches 12...Peace Commission, PNLO make joint visit to ceasefire area in Mon State...Tents of violent attackers discovered in Mayu Mountain...Yangon Region Sangha Nayaka Committee holds graduation ceremony of Training on Vinaya Regulations and Law...Illegal wood seized on the Lashio-Muse Road...Rubber production season comes to a close...Requirement of more 5 million baskets paddy seeds in Ayeyawady Region...Myanma Insurance, private companies allowed to sell four new policies...Terrorist trainee arrested in Yathedaung, Rakhine State...Crash seriously injures taxi driver, damages new YBS bus...Land tenure, property registration procedures to be improved...Three dead bodies found in Chook Pyin Creek, in Yathedaung Township...Myanmar trade officials discuss private sector development and pulses market...Police seize heroin from a Bhamo motorcyclist...opens centers for migrant workers to register...Experts discuss stepping up efforts for wildlife conservation.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thai government opens centers for migrant workers to register...Host Myanmar under training for AFF U-18 Championship...Myanmar to play with Malaysia this month....."OPINION": "Suppression and Eradication of Black Market" - GNLM.....ARTICLE: "Gender Equality and Climate Change Action" - Dr. Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.7 MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 August 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 31 July, 2017
Date of publication: 31 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bago Yoma gets ecotourism...Three more died of seasonal influenza...Chief Minister inspects development of Maungtaw Tsp in Rakhine State...Announcement on Avian Influenza cases in Myanmar...Taung Byone will be closed until the (H1N1) has been under control...Notification for prevention of Influenza Type A /H5N1...Health Ministry never withholds any H1N1 information...Ayeyawady Region Prepares to Fight Against Natural Disasters...World Hepatitis Day commemorative seminar held in Yangon...Plans for cold storage warehouses announced...H1N1 drives duck egg demand...Guava growers reap domestic profits...Total 19,850 of stimulant tablets seized in Maungtaw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Jakarta-Yangon direct flights planned...Rice export from border point of entries increases by over 200 tonnes...Three-stage SME plan: Research, access to finance, training...Cotton market may benefit from Myanmar’s GSP reinstatement...Australian and Myanmar trade ministers to cooperate on pharma...Myanmar trounces Thai’s Victory City team in futsal friendly match....."OPINION": "Always wear masks in the fight against H1N1" - Dr Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Enhance awareness, action to eliminate hepatitis in South-East Asia Region" - Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh South-East Asia...
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.9 MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 30 July, 2017
Date of publication: 30 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Workers screened for H1N1...Stakeholder Meeting at Peace Center in Yangon...Man in Maungtaw arrested in possession of weapons...Man missing in Buthidaung...Nine men arrested, 29 cattle confiscated in Kaladan...Union Minister visits flood victims in Ayeyawady Region...Woman killed as express bus overturns on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Measures to be stepped up for security in Maungtaw...Secondary education curriculum reform discussed...Wholesale market meeting global standards to be opened in Yangon...Livelihood and community development projects held in Rakhine...75 tractors sold to local farmers in Sagaing Region...Garden to be constructed on grounds of Tuyin Taung Pagoda...Three hydropower projects to be implemented in Chin State...Hundreds of precious mineral mining licences to expire in July..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Local bananas to be displayed at international exhibitions...Export volume of turmeric declined by over 20 tonnes...Myanmar exports 25 tonnes of garlic to India, Bangladesh...Jade export products require mandated documentation for Kachin value assessments...Myanmar team in friendly versus Japanese team....."OPINION": "Economic policies being implemented with a greater momentum" - GNLM.....ARTICLE: "Four Kinds of Bramavihàra" - Ashin Adiccavamsa.....SUNDAY SPECIAL: "Lingua Franca" - Myat Thu Aung(NZ)..."The Pickpocket in Sight" - Sandakuu Mae..."The Surprising Gift I Have Never Expected" - Shwe Wati Oo..."Comprehension: Food and diets" - Zaw Htet Oo..."Rakhine, an Arc- shaped Coast Teeming with Coral Reefs" ..."Federalism is a critical process for the peace process".....SUNDAY COMICS: "MI CHUU" - Htoo..."People Will Be People" - Maung Shew Win..."Sunday Joke" - Maung Maung Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 29 July, 2017
Date of publication: 29 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHY HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw MP: let’s fight against H1N1..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 5,000 chickens with avian flu dead in Dawe Township...Pyithu Hluttaw calls for stepping up measures against illegal logging...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session 34th day meeting...Telenor accepts application for October internship int...Yangon government earns over Ks8.6 million from restaurant fines...Villager killed in Buthidaung Township...Five detained in Maungtaw for..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: SL Agritech targets expansion to India, Myanmar...More international real estate expos to be held...Pomelo supply still too low to meet foreign demand...Marriott International introduces its 2nd planned property in Myanmar...Renovation of Mingun’s ancient buildings to be conducted...Renovation of Mingun’s ancien buildings to be conducted...Maungtaw border trade earns over US$4 million...Japan’s Hotel Okura to open first hotel in Myanmar in 2020...Catfish farming cooperative with Japan...Myanmar team ranked 6th out of 163 teams at World’s first international robotics Olympics in USA...Myanmar, Singapore to meet at opening match of 29th SEA Games...Myanmar men’s futsal team loses to Thai Port team....."OPINION": "Upgrading of finance services in Myanmar" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "We all must work together for the Internal Peace" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6 MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 July, 2017
Date of publication: 28 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITAUNG SU HLUTTAW: Mediation law, power-generating turbine discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Bridge across Zaw Gyi River, upgrade of Ooyintaw-Nyaungbungyi Road discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor’s office: 1st anniversary...H1N1 claims sixth victim...Hluttaw offices plant trees for monsoon season...Media Sector Development Meeting Held...MPF plans to manufacture Ks40 billion worth medicines in fiscal 2017-2018...Migrant worker agencies to be graded on adherence to labour standards...VisionFund brings micro finance to Myitkyina...Myanmar female footballers to play against men’s teams.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: France to speed up visa approval for Myanmar nationals...US$400 million Chinese investment proposed for 33 agricultural extension centers...An eco-tourism destination to be opened in Bago Yoma...New automobile restrictions reduces vehicle imports...Yangon Stock Exchange Expo slated for September in Yangon...Ks 11 billion worth of goods traded by ITC holders at border checkpoints as of mid July this FY...OCCI discussed with Myanmar businessmen for economic cooperation...Trees planted at Ministry of Foreign Affairs to commemorate 50th Anniversary of ASEAN...Korea helps Yangon establish modern, safe school bus fleet...Myanmar female worker raped in Thailand...Player selection for Myanmar U-23 team next week...Myanmar futsal team in test match against Thai squad....."OPINION": "It is time for Special Rapporteur to act with prudence." - Dr Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Wilderness areas are being destroyed but the World Heritage Convention can protect them" - This article is provided by University of Queensland
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.0 MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 July, 2017
Date of publication: 27 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:-PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves tax exemptions for mineral commodities..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: One more H1N1 death reported...Ammunition and explosives seized in Myawady...Two suspects arrested in Buthidaung Township...Rakhine garment factory will create thousands of jobs...Vice President at ground breaking for housing project for government employees in Mandalay...Weather forecast for today...Local onion prices increasing due to low supply...More than 1,500 hotels and guesthouses granted licences as of end of June 2017...Express vehicle overturns, seriously injure seven people...Two motorbikes collide, injure four people...Gov’t to provide to enhance local sugar producing industry...Certificate of Recognition for 543 crops issued in conformity with the rules and regulations of the Seed Law...Tea leaf production increases with 'two row' plantation process...Tatmadaw issues opinion on use of the military rank and position nomenclature...Illegal goods confiscated at Yaypu and Mayanchaung.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Rakhine State receives Japanese passenger ship...Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Czech ambassador...Strengthening China-Myanmar friendship discussed...State Counsellor receives UNDP Country Director, Israeli Agricultural Economics Professor...Sacha Inchi oil produced from Kengtung to be exported to Japan....."OPINION": "Procrastination is the cause of loss and destruction, to coin a phrase" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Yangon and Its Urban Fringe" - Moe Moe..."Step backwards to move forward" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.0 MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 July, 2017
Date of publication: 26 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Translation of colonial-era laws discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Bill to amend Farmland Law tabled by Amyotha Hluttaw...Pyithu Hluttaw unanimously denounces UN envoy’s rights report.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Two dead from H1N1...Media attendance to 54th Myanmar Gem Emporium...Anti-Corruption Commission prosecutes officials over Ministry land deals...40 per cent of medicines in the market not be reliable...Fire destroys homes in Mingalar Taungnyunt...Myanmar sterculia gums fetched the highest price...Public warned of fraudulent real estate deals...Life jackets given to students in Rakhine State by Charity 500...Fugitive nabbed in Maungtaw...Ks 1,000 and Ks 2,500 stamps to be sold...Two arrests linked to recent assault rifle seizure case.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U T Khun Myat receives Ambassador of China...Working group meeting on 14th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Minerals...Passenger vessel donated by Japan arrives in Myanmar...Denmark to donate US$5 million for mangrove conservation project...Myanmar to export anti-venom to Cambodia...India pea production drives Myanmar exports to three-year low...Raw materials, Myanmar’s main import, widens trade deficit...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Qatar Ambassador....."OPINION": "Peace Process and Need for Reassessment" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Myanmar Sayings based on money with sagacious advice" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 July, 2017
Date of publication: 25 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: MP denounces UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur’s statement...Myanmar migrants protected in accordance with the law..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Kachin Baptist Convention...Three H1N1 cases confirmed in Yangon...Potential increasing income from freshwater shrimp breeding in Maungtaw...Flood condition of rivers: still danger...Union Supreme Court sits to pass judgment and hear civil cases...Female migrants face challenges at home and abroad...FDA to create drug safety policy...Majority of expatriates chose MRESA for house hunting...10 SMEs in Mandalay win cash awards...No boundary and limit for development based on knowledge...Four police missing in boat capsize in Buthidaung...Man killed in Buthidaung.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister Dr Pe Myint receives ambassador of Qatar...Thura U Shwe Mann receives MYPOL delegation...Bangladesh considers proposal for 300,000 tonnes of Myanmar rice...Singapore’s Grab raises $2.5 bil led by SoftBank, Didi Chuxing...People invited to join Zumba dance...Myanmar youth philanthropist wins TAYO ASEAN award...Ford vehicles assembled in Myanmar for the first time...Myanmar women’s national futsal team prepares in Thailand for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games...Myanmar Women’s National Football Team defeats Japan..... "OPINION": "Implementation of Two-in-One Project" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Public Service Motivation, PSM" - Dr.Khine Khine Win..."Pyithu Hluttaw: Education is biggest investment for Myanmar" - Thura Zaw
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 July, 2017
Date of publication: 24 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Swelling Mann Creek floods Auk Settawya...Union Minister Dr Pe Myint attends meeting for publishing 100 Myanmar Books Series and Sarpay Beikman 70th Anniversary celebration...Union Minister visits flood victims in Kyaikto...First private-run pharmaceutical factory starts operation...Maungdaw in Rakhine State to get highway bus terminal...UMFCCI to publish regular economic newsletter...31 suspects arrested in Maungtaw Tsp...Missing villager found dead in Buthidaung Township...Hidden suspect arrested in Maungtaw Towhship...Illegal good deterred at Yaypu and Mayanchaung check points...Vehicle accidents on the Yangon-Mandalay highway...Suspected food, drugs and cosmetics to be tested by FDA at public health education exhibition...Man hit by train killed in Thaton Township...Comedians raise funds for aged counterparts...Ye Thwe Ni defeats Kayin Lay in the first round.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice President arrives back Yangon from New York...MoU signed for cooperation of agronomics service centers projects...Daily organic vegetable exported to Russia and Singapore reaches one ton...April-July agricultural export reaches US$954 million, down $50 million...KBZ gateway, AsiaSat extend partnership for high speed connectivity...Tech Career Expo 2017 planned for 30 July in Yangon...Chinese tax on Myanmar goods slows trade to a trickle in July...Hotel room rates reduced to promote monsoon tourism...Thai-Myanmar trade shows slight decrease compared to last year...Myanmar and Viet Nam sign MoU for bilateral real estate development...Myanmar loses, but win audience’s hearts....."OPININON": "The habit of reading and studying history" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Buddhism and Prevalence of Law and Order" - Dr. Bhaddanta Candævaræbhivaμsa
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 July, 2017
Date of publication: 23 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Aid arrives for flood victims in Kyaikto...Nine murder suspects arrested in Buthidaung...Explosion in Momauk, Kachin State, kills one...Signboard opening and book donation ceremonies held...New pill and tablet factory opens in Insein...Anyeint competition and dances included in Myanm...Over 70,000 acres of paddies to be planted in Maungtaw...Special markets for fruits, flowers and vegetables to be built...Most drinkers go to mental health hospital, with over 7,000 cases in 2016...Only new vehicles to be manufactured with SKD system..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Wheelchairs donated to Children’s Hospital by 13-year-old American...Vice President U Henry Van Thio departs from New York...Myanmar to receive the second batch of new locomotives from India in September...Import from Myawady border gate declines by $15 million...Eel exports earn foreign currency year round...International trade by sea increased by $1.3 bln since April...Interview with Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Dr. Luan Thuy Duong....."OPINION": "Preparation is the name of the game" - Aye Min Soe.....ARTICLE: "Respect, politeness and culture" - Khin Maung Myint..... "SUNDAY SPECIALS": "Under the Yangon Clouds" - A.W Khin Myat Phone..."Our field trip" - Aung Khant Maw..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 12: Prepositions..."What to Improve and How to Improve Our Education System (4)" -Dr. Nu Nu Win..."Moving Hline River to downtown Yangon or dreaming of Yangon Satellite Town" - Aye Maung Kyaw..."Getting Agriculture Moving" - Htun Tin Htun..."Why the Hippopotamus (hippo) wide open the mouth and eat wind" - Khin Maung Phone Ko.....SUNDAY COMICS: "The Racing king" - Htoo..."People will be People" - Maung Shwe Win..." Sunday Joke" - Maung Maung Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.45MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 July, 2017
Date of publication: 22 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Presidential appointment, nominees announced by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine slayings by insurgents...UCSB chairman receives Graduate School of Public Policy delegation...President U Htin Kyaw attends stakedriving ceremony for staff housing...4,000 apartments to be constructed in Hlegu...Roads to be paved at Muse 105-mile trade zone...WY-brand Amphetamine tablets seized at the 3-mile check-point, Maungtaw ...One Suspect Seized in Buthidaung Tsp...A Fire Breaks Out in Maungtaw Tsp...40,000 people visit the Secretariat in three days...Agri machinery trading zones to be established...Rubber price increases over Ks950 per pound in the local market...Gender equality in politics discussed in Yangon...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Myawady Literary House...Polio vaccination drive kicks off in Maungtaw Township...Yangon New City Project to start after rainy season...Heavy rains submerge 688 houses in Mon State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives UK House of Commons Clerk of Legislation...UN Special Rapporteur meets with Union officials...VP U Henry Van Thio addresses UN special session on water and natural disasters...State Counsellor receives Ms. Yanghee Lee...China CITIC Construction Group, MAPCO and MRF ink MoU for Agribusiness Centers Project...Individual trade card holders do Ks11 bln in border trade this FY...Border trade amounts US$ 1.9 billion, exports decrease by US$1.2 million...Chinese tax on Myanmar goods slows trade to a trickle in July...Dr Win Myat Aye discusses natural disaster management at UN session...Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs attend 9th China -Asean Forum...UN rights envoy asks ASEAN to assist Myanmar’s transition...UEC Pronounces Decrees on Election Complaints Case Nos 1, 2 and 3 in By-Elections, 2017...UNAIDS report: AIDS-related deaths drop by 52%...Myanmar trounces Brunei in AFC U-23 qualifying....."OPINION": "A major driving force of the country" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE : CHALLENGE TO LONGEVITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE" - Dr. Aung Soe (a) Aung Kyaw Moe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 July, 2017
Date of publication: 21 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Manaung Island, city tolls discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Poaching of wildlife and spirulina algae discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor visits Universities’ Central Library...UN Special Rapporteur holds talks with ministers...Application deadline for Dagon Seikkan Township apartments extended to 31st July...Thai stateowned bus line to establish new Myanmar routes...Parks and playgrounds to be included in Hlinethaya industrial zone housing development...Dengue awareness campaign to be held at Chaungtha beach...Urban wholesale markets to be renovated...Today’s Yangon...Local police in Rakhine to increase traffic enforcement...Tatmadaw True News Information Team, Ministry of Information hold talks...Fish placed into pond in Rakhine state with ceremony...U San Lwin appointed as Non-Resident Ambassador of Myanmar to the Holy See...Suspects in Maung Na Ma Village murder caught...Railway policy advisory project workshop held.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar workers rescued...UN Special Rapporteur holds talks with ministers...Thai stateowned bus line to establish new Myanmar routes...Rice and broken rice export projected to total 2 million tons this FY...FDI companies can trade on YSX...300,000 tons of corn exported in three months...IKBZ wins two Asian insurance awards...VP U Henry Van Thio meets with UNSG Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water...Tube-wells handover in Nay Pyi Taw’s maternity hospital...U Maung Wai presents his Credentials to the King of Bhutan...AFC U-23 qualifying to be continued today..... "OPINION": "Never lose interest just after the event ends!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Foreign Direct Investment" - Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 July, 2017
Date of publication: 20 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 70th Martyrs’ Day observed...President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady attend ceremony to share merits with fallen martyrs...Martyrs’ Day in Mandalay and nationwide...State Counsellor offers “Soon” to Sanghas at memorial service to the country’s martyrs...Sale of 70,000 books in Commemoration of Martyrs’ Day...One-stop SME banking centre slated for Yangon...Vegetables and fruits imports restricted to support local production...Families of martyrs pay tribute to fallen leaders...Myanmar leaders express admiration for the martyrs...Martyrs’ Day ceremony held at Yangon City Hall...70th Martyrs’ Day draws huge crowds to Secretariat.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: VP U Henry Van Thio arrives in New York...The Netherlands assists Myanmar with crop protection law...Dollar exchange remains above Ks1,360...Myanmar beats Singapore in AFC U-23 qualifier... "OPINION": "Training for skills andproducing skilled workers" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "What Makes A MARTYR?" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 July, 2017
Date of publication: 19 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Interests...Transport plane crashed due to adverse weather: investigators...Democracy film festival to commemorate World Democracy Day...Traders urge to upgrade MaungtawAngumaw Road...Vessel monitoring system to be installed on Myanmar’s fishing fleet ...Five-year project to vaccinate cattle against foot-and-mouth disease...Heavy rain causes landslides in Thandaunggyi in Hpa-an District...Depression in Bay of Bengal to cross Odisa coast...Six men arrested on suspicion Maungtaw Township killing...50,000 Yaba pills seized in Maungtaw...Myanmar under-22 national team players lists for 2018 AFC U23 championship qualifiersconfirmed.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice President leaves for New York via Seoul, Korea...UN Rapporteur meets Union ministers...UN in Rakhine “not constructive”: National Security Advisor...US$127 million in FDI at Thilawa SEZ...KBZ garners Best Bank in Myanmar-2017 four consecutive years...Squid exports to China suspended, prices rise due to severe weather...Agriculture sector attracts less than 1% of FDI...Agarwood is being produced for export to UAE and China (Taipei)...GNLM interviews Telenor Myanmar CEO Mr. Lars Erik Tellmann...Myanmar women’s national futsal team to play four friendly matchesin Thailand....."OPINION": "An urgent necessity to be done for Myanmar students" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Martyrs’ Day Martyr’s Spirit" - Maw Lin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 July, 2017
Date of publication: 18 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Swelling rivers threaten people in low-lying areas...K 690 mln in insurance disbursed to workers in June...Two more suspects arrested in connection with October Rakhine State attack...18 Community Centres in the pipeline for States and Regions...Media attendance procedures for 54th Myanmar Gem Emporium...Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint inspects Waingmaw Township IPRD...Ks1.6 billion agricultural loans disbursed to cooperative syndicates in Meiktila...73 killed by lightning strikes this year: MSWRR...Health Department: Yangon Region to be malaria-free zone by 2020...Fertilizers and paddy grains granting event held in Maungtaw...Yangon government to survey squatters...Skilled workers need to receive recognition certificate in Yangon Region.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: VP to attend Water& Disaster UN Session...Deputy Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Mr. Liam Laurence Smyth...UN delegation returns to Yangon from Hpa-an...State Counsellor receives US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State...Japan donates coastal and river vessel...Commerce Ministry seeks rice trade assistance from China...Fisheries products worth US$138 mln exported this FY...Fuel pump prices decline upon news foreign investment in this sector...MOC unveils new agricultural export reform plan...KBZ Bank wins 5 banking awards...Thura U Shwe Mann receives IMF’s Policy and Legal Advisor...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives US Deputy Assistant Secretary...Myanmar national women’s futsal team in Thailand....."OPINION": "Beautify Our Future with Proportional Development" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Fundamental beliefs of General Aung San for Economic Recovery " - Saw Naing
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 17 July, 2017
Date of publication: 17 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Conjoined twin boys successfully separated...Stake Driving Ceremony for Mandalay High Court held...Six more suspects arrested in connection with October Rakhine State attack...Kidnapped victim found dead in Buthidaung...Maungtaw crab catchers benefit from breeding season...Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw, Mahn Win Khaing Than attended the Stake Driving Ceremony for the building of Bronze Statue of the Martyrs Meet and encourage the returning displaced workers...Kachin State capital Myitkyina gets community center ...Demand for traditional bamboo fan declines during monsoon retreat...Rice trade to be promoted through trade center...Union Minister visits Yeywa hydropower dam...Landing bridge for tourists and local visitors in Kawthoung...Customs seizures at Yepu checkpoint worth Ks1.855 million within a day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ms. Yanghee Lee meets Kayin State Government officials...Independent media group tours Rakhine...New tourism law expected to be passed this year...MIC permitted four local and foreign companies to invest in real estate sector...US-Myanmar TIFA meeting highlighted key points on trade...Myanmar and Viet Nam Real Estate Service Association to sign MoU...Thailand invested more than US$130 million in Thilawa SEZ so far...MRF to push Commerce Ministry to formulate rice trade policy this FY...112 undocumented Myanmar workers arrive at Kawthoung from Thailand...Myanmar youth golfers rewarded in Singapore Open Amateur Championship....."OPINION": "A noteworthy speech by Bogyoke for us to keep in our minds forever!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "There should be no excuse for Grand Larcenies" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 16 July, 2017
Date of publication: 16 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Independent journalists visit troubled areas in Maungtaw...Three dead, one hurt in IED explosion in Maungtaw Tsp...ight arrested in Yathedaung Township on suspicion of terrorist links...Gov’t prepares to counter flooding...Maungtaw markets again bustling with shoppers...Vice President U Henry Van Thio attends Shwe Nantha fair-cost housing estate opening ceremony...Union Minister for Information meets IDPs in Myitkyina...Reduced down payment for low-cost housing...Over 200 hotel rooms to be added in Myeik archipelago for coming high season...The only thing that can carry us through this peace process is the determination to see peace in the country.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ms. Yanghee Lee arrives back to Yangon from Lashio...Transport Co eyes Myanmar links ...Almost 20,000 tonnes of maize went to China from border trade camps...Imports with ITCs at borders reaches Ks9.4 billion...MIC permits 36 local and foreign investments..... "OPINION": "Work together for disaster preparedness" - Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLE: "Memoir about Bogyoke Aung San Recounted by A Veteran in Struggle for Independence" - Dr Kyaw Kyaw Min.....SUNDAY SPECIAL: "SELFIE: PROS & CONS" - Hsu Thapyay Naing..."My Zoo House" - Lin Thant Kyi Sin..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 11: Adverbs..."How to Improve and What to Improve in Our Education System (3)" - Dr. Nu Nu Win ..."War Cemetery of Allied Forces In Myanmar" - Maung Thar (Archaeology)..... SUNDAY COMICS: "ha ha" - Htoo..."People will be People" - Maung Shew Win..."Sunday Joke" - Maung Maung Aung..."A Mighty rhinoceros cannot protect itself by own strength" - Khin Maung Phone Ko
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Saturday 15 July, 2017
Date of publication: 15 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar to join Paris accord ...VP U Myint Swe attends opening of upgraded school in Taungtha...Action to be taken inevitably against those who don’t comply with Sangha committe’s decisions...Digital Economy Development committee held...Greening efforts for dry zone to be stepped up...54th Gem emporium Central Committee holds meeting...about 70,000 books to be sold to mark Martyrs’ Day...Myanma Insurance pays Ks1million for each passenger killed in accident of YBS buses...Aquatic production training centre to be included in a new Myanmar aquarium...UMFCCI to submit suggestion to improve Myanmar’s economy in coming 12 months...CCTV cameras...Yangon, a place of high cost of living...Market City Yangon...FDA to support technical and mechanical assistance to test dye in green tea.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: tate Counsellor accepts credentials from Chief of Mission of IOM in Myanmar...Foreign Direct Investment survey to be conducted...Human Rights Rapporteur holds talks with Myanmar Human Rights Commission...Myanmar to play Australia in U-15 Championship....."OPINION": "Pay Attention to Freedom of Speech" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Sayagyi U Razak" - Nyi Nyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 July, 2017
Date of publication: 14 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Enforce timber law: MP...Bill to amend Telecommunications Law in Amyotha Hluttaw...Fight for freedom in theory as well as in practice...Government returns seized land to farmers in Sagaing Region...Three murder suspects arrested in Buthidaung...Herbal medicine shops struggle to keep their trade alive...Highway robbery on Yangon-Mandalay road...Suspects of stabbing and bike stealing arrested...Myanmar to meet FDI target this financial year...Two men with knives arrested in Maungtaw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for SWRR accepts donation for storm shelters in Rakhine State, meets with UNICEF...Joint Coordination Committee on Hluttaw Development meets German delegation...Exports increase in Maungtaw Border Trade Zone...Independent journalists visit in Buthidaung...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Eastern Naval Command of India...Myanmar earns over US$ 23 million from jade export...Myanmar rice exports to Europe, Asia and Africa top 22,000 in one month...Ms. Yanghee Lee and party visit relief camps in Sittway...Myanmar beats Singapore 2-0 in 2017 AFF U15 Championship...Myanmar U-22 loses to Malaysia in friendly match....."OPINION": "Four cardinal virtues we must abide by!" - Khin Maung Oo...ARTICLE: "Under July Rain-drops" - Myo Myat Myat Myint Maung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 July, 2017
Date of publication: 13 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: No farming on land for Yadanarbon IT centre...waterways, sewage drains to be installed in Magway.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Journalists arrive in Rakhine...The meaning of independence ...Private Sector Development committee meeting...Over 300 acres of confiscated farmland returned to owners in Madaya for third time...Kawthoung- Bokpyin Pyidaungsu road temporarily blocked due to landslide...Heavy rain causes landslides in Chin State...Children’s art competition to be held in Myanmar...Yaba pills, heroin seized...20 to 35 million textbooks to be printed for 2018-2019 academic year...Global Study on Intrinsic Motivation in Developing Countries Continued...100 schools-construction project in Rakhine to be completed in August ...Two suspects arrested in Maungtaw and Yathedaung...One organiser for terrorist training arrested in Buthidaung.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UN delegation arrives at Sittway and Maungtaw...Visits to Shwedagon increased this June...CBM sets dollar FX rate to Ks1,366..Rubber export in June decreases by 4,240 tonnes...Myanmar’s avocados attract interest from foreign investors...Myanmar melons favoured by Chinese Market...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets Post-Graduate Trainees in India...Myanmar U-22 to play exhibition match with Malaysia today...Myanmar women’s football team leaves for Japan....."OPINION": "We are all responsible for our future!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Nothing Will Make Us Forget You!" - Thabyay
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 July, 2017
Date of publication: 12 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 5th session 11th day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Applications available for Peace Music Festival...Mon State Gov’t to arrange bank loans and training for rubber manufacturers...Myanma Port Authority revenues grows by Ks2 billion...Heroin and yaba stash worth Ks100 million seized in Bamauk Township...Gov’t plans to spend Ks 5.6 billion for Mon State education buildings...Myanmar’s gold market shows flat demand despite prices lower than global market...Broiler chicken business flourishing due to high price...Trade on the rise, more FDI needed: UMFCCI VP...Myanmar observes World Population Day as it struggles with access to family planning...Kyein Chaung Market becomes active again with business...Myanmar Anti-Corruption Commission and UNODC hold Asset Recovery Workshop..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thailand to issue work IDs to Myanmar workers...Global Study on Intrinsic Motivation in Developing Countries held...Ceremony to present replicas of UN Peace Bell...State Counsellor receives Cambodian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation...President U Htin Kyaw receives Cambodian delegation...Uber appoints leader to its Myanmar office...Real Estate sector attracts over US$569 million...one illegal immigrant arrested in Yathedaung...Commander of India’s No. 11 Division host dinner in honour of Tatmadaw delegation...Myanmar Economic Bank says 7Day daily’s article is misleading...Ms Yanghee Lee meets authorities, people in Kyaukpyu...Cambodian delegation tour Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar U-15 defeats Laos U-15....."OPINION": "On Martyrs’ Day, we are Myanmar more than ever" - Aye Min Soe.....ARTICLE: "Gender equality and women’s empowerment" - Dr. Khine Khine Win..."over 10,000 dengue victims so far this year" - May Thet Hnin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 July, 2017
Date of publication: 11 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 28th day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t launches Reform Plan for Civil Service...Yangon New City Project makes few adjustments...Yangon construction sites under Mosquito control ...New wildlife sanctuary to emerge in forest reserve...Union Education Minister attends student assessment workshop...Price manipulation increases onion price...Solar panels delivered to villagers in Maungtaw...NPE becomes champion of Union Minister’s monsoon football cup...Eight suspected illegal immigrants detained in Kawthoung...Food reaches flood victims in Sagaing...Bogyoke Aung San museums, Old Secretariat open to public on 70thMartyrs’ Day...Announcement on road closure, prohibition in designated areas on Martyrs’ Day.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy minister describes joint Myanmar-Chinese oil and gas exploration project at Amyotha Hluttaw...Programmes to benefit people based on research results...Cambodian delegation arrives Nay Pyi Taw...Customs seizures at Myanmar ports of entry worth Ks 3.7 billion in June...Price manipulation increases onion price...Sino-Myanmar border trade declines at Muse, total border trade slighty up overall...Manufacturing sector attracts more FDI so far this FY...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Canadian ambassador...Myanmar U-22 to play exhibition match with Malaysia...Futsal Grouping for 29th SEA Games..... "OPINION": "It is high time the international community puts an end to its accusations against Myanmar" - Dr Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Golden Bamboo that not only greens the environment but also support the economic growth of the country" - Hein Htet Zaw (MMAL)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 July, 2017
Date of publication: 10 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Students’ Union Office signifies 1960s movement...Myanmar Central Bank releases principles for banks...Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye looks into local needs...Terrorists attack the security forces at Tinmay Village, Buthidaung Township...Ten suspects arrested in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine...Martyrs’ Day Commemoration Committee meets at Mausoleum...Discussion to create 100 Myanmar classic books series...Program offers free coconut product manufacturing course...twenty-seven new piers planned in Thilawa SEZ by 2020...Opening ceremony of MFF Grassroots Football Festival 2017 held in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ms Yanghee Lee arrives in Yangon...t hirty-four kinds of aquatic products granted duty free for export...razing of Mandalay Mingalar market begins...Max Energy and shell Brands International AG to open shell Branded retail outlets...Trade deficit hit US $1.4 billion in past three months...Peas exports declined sharply this year...Japanese car prices rise due to high demand...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits pagodas in Gaya..... "OPINION": "Let us stop the brain drain!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Who is more trustworthy?" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 July, 2017
Date of publication: 09 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nobody injured in fiery incident in Yenangyaung Town...One dead, five injured in Friday morning crash..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Only 1,030 vehicles imported with consignment system...Sea books to be issued to fishery workers...Myanmar business persons invited to take part in 122nd Canton Fair...Over 1,000 tonnes of onions go to China, Thailand via borders in one week...Myanmar-China border trade rises by $64 million...Consumer goods imports exceed $1 billion this FY...29th SEA Games football grouping...Well-being of Myanmar workers in Thailand is the most important issue for Thai-Myanmar relations..... "OPINION": "We are all responsible for our future!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Welcoming the Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan" - Dr. Khine Khine Win..."How Robin bird migrates to the south at night" - Khin Maung Phone Ko..... SUNDAY SPECIAL: "A Poor Baby Cattle" - U Thuriya..."The Day I was Sick" - Raymond Hein Aung..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 10: Adjectives... "International Tourism:Its Pros and Cons" - Myat Thu Aung(NZ)..."Creating job opportunities, saving wildlife in Chin State" - Aye Min Soe..... SUNDAY COMMICS: "Muchuu" - Htoo..."People will be People" - Maung Shew Win..."Sunday joke" - Maung Maung Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 July, 2017
Date of publication: 08 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHY HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th Regular Session Holds its 27th Day Meeting...Mon State rock mill, dry river in Rakhine discussed at Amyotha Huttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Transparency, strict adherence to law needed in projects: President...Case of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever on rise in Rakhine...ethnic unity, environmental conservation prioritised...Crash involving YBS buses leaves 9 dead, 19 injured...CCTV to be installed at traffic congestion areas...Seventeen basic health care buildings to be constructed in eight states and regions......Bumper crop for durian growers...55th Anniversary of Seven July memorial held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Bangkok’s Whizdom 101 project to be exhibited in Yangon...over 16 tonnes of cashews go to China via muse border point in one week...import of capital goods by private sector decreased by $96 million ...Agricultural exports decrease by $65 million in current FY...Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe arrives back after attending Delhi Dialogue IX in New Delhi...Myanmar selects final SEA Games sports list...Myanmar U-15 national football team left for Thailand yesterday..... "OPINION": "Discipline in its real meaning in Myanmar to be well-convinced for us" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "The wheel of Dhammacakya Sutta turns on the FulImoon of Wazo" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja,Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt..."The July Full Moon Day: A Message for Ecological and Social Harmony" - Oxford Sayadaw Venerable Prof. Dr. Dhammasami DPhil (Oxford)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 July, 2017
Date of publication: 07 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Hluttaw mulls change to law seen as violating free speech...2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 26th meeting...Public works and fisheries conservation discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Sedona to hold Love and Bliss Wedding Fair 2017...Myanmar prepares to seek UNESCO World Heritage Designation for shwedagon pagoda ...Stimulants seized in Pyigyidagun Tsp, Mandalay..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint receives Ms. Ellen Goldstein...UNHCR chief renews call for solutions in Kachin, Rakhine states...State Counsellor receives Norwegian Foreign Minister...national encephalitis immunization effort launched ...ALI Ministry plans exponential Arabica production increase...Myanmar businessmen propose Muse FX exchange for China trade...Norway returns Buddha Statue to Protect Myanmar’s National Cultural Heritage...Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications delivers speech at ASEAN Ports Conference...Myanmar-Norway sign MOU on Fish for Development Programme...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Ms. Ellen Goldstein...Norwegian FM holds talks with ethnic armed groups’ leaders, Rakhine State Advisory ommission...Experts from University of Vienna give talks at yangon University of Dental Medicine...Foreign veterinary students visit Bagan...Myanmar national football team prepares for Asian U-23 qualifier and 29th SEA Game..... "OPINION": "Need to Ensure People’s Security" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar-China Education Cooperation: Asian Universities Alliance (AUA)" - Prof. Yin Myo Thu (IR)..."The Four Cardinal Virtues & Peace" - Dr Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 July, 2017
Date of publication: 06 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New areas of the Secretariat open on 70th Martyrs’ Day... Waso robe offering ceremony held in Nay Pyi Taw...FMI to increase Myanmar’s infrastructural investment...JMC-U to send Verification Teams to Shan State...Immigrant fatally stabbed in Maungtaw Tsp...Two villagers missing in Maungtaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Thailand negotiate to solve migrant labour issue...State Counsellor receives World Bank’s Country Director...State Counsellor receives UNHCR Mr. Filippo Grandi...Myanmar rice to be exported to Philippines...Border trade volume on track to top last year...KBZ wins Best Bank in Myanmar from Finance Asia...Garment sector earned nearly US$400 million...Myanmar sesame oil prepping for export to America next year...More rice mills to be set up for quality rice export to China...Norwegian delegation arrives Nay Pyi Taw..... "OPINION": "National security needs to be taken care emphatically!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Yangon’s economy–the strength of the nation" - Nandar Win, Myat Sandi ..."Today’s Yangon and food prices" - Maung Maung Htwe..."YBS vs Commuters" - Ma Ma Naing..."Earth’s wildernesses are disappearing, and not enough of them are World Heritage-listed" - James Allan, James Watson..."Buddhism and Peace" -Dr Candavarabhivamsa
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 July, 2017
Date of publication: 05 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hears estimates vs. actual tax collection figures...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s Central Committee for Development Programme discusses development fund.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t to speed up water management...Ayeyawady region gov’t seeking micro-grid investment...Diabetes affects one in five Yangonites...UMFCCI to conduct business survey...Oway digitizes Myanmar’s taxi market...For peace, refrain from extremes: Rector Sayadaw...Cash donations tovictims of Y-8 plane crash...One missing after fire on passenger boat...Two killed in Buthidaung Tsp.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UNHCR chief meets villagers in Maungtaw...National Security Advisor visits Dhaka...Speaker U Win Myint receives IPU’s Technical Cooperation Programme Manager...Thura U Shwe Mann meets the representative group of WFD...Thailand delays new labour law after exodus...Fees for foreigners at travel destinations may lower hotel occupancy in Mandalay...Myanmar’s refined fuel consumption growth to outdo Asian peers — BMI Research...Myanmar fisheries exports down, prawn farming under strain...Global gold market volatility drives down local prices...Japan’s Acecook opens instant noodle factory in Myanmar...Daw Ei Ei Khin Aye appointed as Ambassador of Myanmar to Indonesia..... "OPINION": "There should be a clear set of priorities on how to increase education spending" - Dr Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Two Sacred Buddha Statues at Taung Tha Man" - Maung Thar (Archaeology)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 July, 2017
Date of publication: 04 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS :- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 25th days meeting held.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Chief Justice hears special appeal cases...Second coordination meeting on setting up owned satellite system held...Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone Adapting to Climate Change...Yangon-Mandalay Highway is busiest and most dangerous highway with 276 vehicle accidents in 2017...Residential apartments of Kanthaya Consortium Towers project to be sold...Increased migrant workers led to labour shortage in vineyards...Second day of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee meeting...Man arrested for relations with terrorist group in Maungtaw...Villager missing in Maungtaw...Coordination meeting to hold All-Round Development of Youth Fair...Co-ordination meeting on Y-8 plane crash held...Tatmadaw requests to avoid acts which can damage JMC-U image...Saraniya Ovadakatha delivered by Abhidhaja Maha Rattha Guru Abhidhaja Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dr Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa from Bhamo monastery at the Suddasama all – 47 –member meeting of the Seventh State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar held on 9th Waxing of Waso, 1379 ME (2nd July, 2017, Sunday)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UNHCR Chief Mr. Filippo Grandi visits Maungtaw...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Nepalese former PM...Deputy Minister for Defence tells Amyotha Hluttaw about military tactics in Sagaing...Union Attorney-General receives SIIA Chairman...State Counsellor receives MGJEA’s chairman and officials ...State Counsellor receives Member of Parliament of Nepal...Myanmar’s rice export landed new destination in second weeks of June...Chinese merchants come to Monywa for onions...Myanmar and Thailand collaborate for ASEAN Veterinary Volunteer Project – 2017...Myanmar migrant workers re-enter from Kawthoung border gate...Invitation to 14th China-ASEAN Expo and 14th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit..... "OPINION": "Today belongs almost entirely to the Myanmar people" - Dr Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Blockchain pilots making waves in developing Asia" - Alisa DiCaprio and Steven Beck
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 July, 2017
Date of publication: 03 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar’s highest-ranking Buddhist Monks open annual meeting...Peace process to be realized according to NCA...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker visits State Ovadacariya Sayadaw...UCSB chairman visits candidates sitting for civil service exam...Flood Warning...New mangroves to shore up the coast...Uphill and downhill cycling contests to be held in Mandalay on 9 July...Health and Sports Ministry plans to distribute contraceptive free of charge...Demand continues to grow in Mandalay rental market...75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of Mahawithutarama Zaygone Monastery held at Pyinmana...More Y-8 plane wreckage recovered...New tax rate to be levied on transfer of vehicle ownership...66,050 yaba pills seized in Mangaladon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONA: United Nation high Commissioner for Refugees arrived at Sitway...UK and Myanmar discuss educationreforms...Yangon region Chief Minister concludes european tour ...Stock trading on YSX valued at lackluster Ks1.5 billion in June...Rice export volume in past three months 200% same period last FY...Capital goods imports by private sector decreases to $1.4 billion...Myanmar loses 1-2 to Japanese university Club in final U-22 football match..... "OPINION": "Creation of Job Opportunities" - Khin Maung Oo... ARTICLE: "Purifying heart is nobler than saying sugar-coated words" - Tommy Pauk...
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 July, 2017
Date of publication: 02 July 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine State Gov’t calls for public cooperation for security...Mandalay Region Hluttaw gets new building...12 schools in Maungtaw District upgraded...Ministry of Construction inaugurates three road sections, one bridge on Yangon-Mandalay Highway ...International cooperative Day event held...National Security Advisor’s Statement ; Update on the Security Situation on the northern Rakhine State...Illegal goods checked at Yaypu and Mayanchaung check points...about 27,000 people commute between Yangon and Dala...Cars without permits to be confiscated...IVER course conservation to be conducted in Ayeyawady and Chindwin rivers...More than 15,000 citizens saving money for apartments at CHD Bank...Two dead after attack in Maungtaw township...INGO staff killed in Maungtaw township...Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) families honor MMA middleweight world champion Aung La nsang...List of civilians killed and missing in Maungtaw region, Rakhine State(October 2016 to 30 June 2017)...Olympic Day Men Body Building and Model Physique Competition..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Thailand clear US$133m loan for long-delayed Dawei economic zone...Myanmar-Viet nam trade reaches $46 million in april...UN High Commissioner for Refugees and party arrive Yangon...two students to attend International Student Camp..... "OPINION": "Peace, Stability and National Development" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar expands electricity access through small grids" - Rey Davis Tuplano..... SUNDAY SPECIAL: "Financial inclusion and Microfinance" - Khine Zar Thant..."he Active and Exciting Day I Will Never Forget" - Thune Kyal Cin @ Claudia..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 9: Nouns .. Gender..."How to Improve and What to Improve in Our Education System (2)" - Dr. Nu Nu Win..."Bagan and its four Sacred Tooth Relic Pagodas"... " SUNDAY COMICS" - HTOO..."Negotiation for peace process is a long process and negotiation towards transition is equally complex"..."A friendly dolphin of the Ayeyawady river in Myanmar" - Khin Maung Phone Ko..."Listen to me, please!" - Honey Soe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 July, 2017
Date of publication: 01 July 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 24th day meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session 23rd day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Special meeting on Rakhine issue held...Motion on new MraukU town project in Rakhine State Hluttaw...Meiktila tomato price declines...Lacquerware handicrafts facing extinction...akhine State minister reassures residents that area is secure ...Census report: half a million young people cannot read or write...Ministries donate cash assistance for victims of Y8 plane crash ..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thailand delays new labour act after 6,500 Myanmar workers return...State Counsellor receives ambassadors of Thailand, South Africa, Mexico separately...Rice price up due to increased demand...Fees for residence permits, re-entry visas to change...Aung La N Sang claims middleweight title in rematch with Vitaly Bigdash...Myanmar defeats Hong Kong 2-1 in U-22 KBZ tourney ..... "OPINION": "Health and Longevity for All" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Brain Drain Vs Brain Gain" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 30 June, 2017
Date of publication: 30 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 23rd day meeting..... AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Deputy Construction Minister discusses Kayah road plan at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Two industrial zones to be built in Haka and Paletwa...A glance at property market in Yangon...Police release details on family of four killed in Htaukkyant...Ceremony held to honor students and award schools in Zeyathiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw...Water Bus service available soon...To avoid traffic accidents...Two people stabbed to death in Rakhine, State Chief Minister provided cash assistance to survivors...Turning on the Lights in Rural Myanmar...State Counsellor chooses Ma Htoo Htoo Mon as the person of honour for June...Three-wheeled motor bike for BEHS students in Maungtaw Township...A villager missing in Maungtaw Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar Ranking Improves...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives NewZealand’s Ambassador...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint receives New Zealand’s Ambassador...Thura U Shwe Mann receives New Zealand’s Ambassador...State Counsellor meets Director-General of International Atomic Energy Agency...MNHRC participates in ASEAN-Europe human rights meetings...Myanmar workers from Thailand return Myawady...Cargo vessels handed over to IWT...Higher prices for imported used cars reduces demand...Poor quality Myanmar sugar and re-export ban causes glut, low prices...ASEAN-Myanmar forum highlight economic priority and investment...MoC and Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH) to jointly develop industrial complex...SHB gets permission to open Myanmar branch...Myanmar vies to host Youth FIF a World Cup after 2021...Myanmar to meet Hong Kong in U-22 KBZ Bank tourney today..... "OPINION": "Nurturing youths and children" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Do as I say, don’t do as I did" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 29 June, 2017
Date of publication: 29 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:-PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: National debt, Chinese loan terms discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives UPF Representative Myanmar... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Driving over speed limit to be arrested...rakhine State Chief Minister delivers aid to villagers...ALi Ministry received opinions and suggestions on ADS (third draft) at workshop...List of civilian murdered in Maungtaw District (2016 October to 2017 June 27)...Crop insurance to soon be offered...Community centre, mobile library opened in Nay Pyi Taw...Villager, suspected terrorist subsidizer dead in Maungtaw..... EXRERNAL RELATIONS: Jade sector ranked 83rd among 89 countries assessed...US embassy celebrates 24 1st Anniversary of Independence Day with ceremony...President U Htin Kyaw accepts credentials from ambassadors of South africa and Mexican States...Filipino, Nepalese ambassadors call on State Counsellor...Myanmar workers can now go to Malaysia...cambodian tourism delegation discusses joint travel industryefforts with Myanmar officials ...Magway black sesame to be exported to Japan and Europe...Myanmar-South Africa Chamber of Commerce and industry to sign MOU for bilateral trade promotion...Yangon fuel prices remain stable despite import price decline...7 NATIONAL Union Minister for Information receives Norwegian Ambassador...Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo meets Czech Ambassador...China’s Ankai to build factory in Myanmar...PPST to review peace process related with NCA...Senior General meets New Zealand Ambassador...Myanmar trounces Cambodia in U-22 KBZ Bank tourney..... "OPINION": "Beautifying Our World" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Towards .......... the Cash Flow Based Lending" - KYI THA MAW
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 28 June, 2017
Date of publication: 28 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw discusses new government housing project, meat slaughter tenders..... AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Free health services, medicinal plants discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MIC announces prioritised sectors for investment...UNFC elects new leaders, allows four armed ethnic groups to leave...More wreckage found from Tatmadaw plane crash...Fierce fighting, several deaths after uncovering hidden TNLA training camp...Market festival, trade expo aims to mark International Cooperative Day ...Plans for new rubber plant discussed in Thaton Township ...New DICA branch to open in Chin State...Over 200 people arrested for drug dealing on Thai border since January...real estate prices reach record highs downtown and at industrial zones... Union Minister for Information inspects Pekhon Township IPRD office...List of civilian missing /abducted in Maungtaw district (2016 October to 2017 June 27)...KIA/TNLA artillery strike kills two and wounds one civilian...Over 4,700 domesticated elephants registered across Myanmar...Ks 5.2 million worth of yaba seized in Maungtaw district this year..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw accepts credentials from ambassadors of Philippines and Nepal...Myanmar’s tourism industry faces challenges...SG Min Aung Hlaing receives German ambassador to Myanmar...65 new heavy search and rescue vehicles to arrive in Yangon...Myanmar Post Box Grand renewal Ceremony held...U Ko Ko Shein appointed as ambassador of russian Federation...Aung La Nsang and Vitaly Bigdash both confident about 30 Junerematch..... "OPINION": "Our national cause is to uproot drug-abuse " - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Narration of Events and Thoughts on Democratization on the 48th Anniversary of Burma’s Internal Unity Advisory Board’s Submission of Report" - Dr. Myint Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 27 June, 2017
Date of publication: 27 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:-PHITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 21st day meeting...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker left to attend 2nd Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments...Reports on distribution of new medical equipment and proper procedures..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t burns illicit drug, observes Intl Day against Drug Abuse...Promoting National Unity at Ethnic Media Conference in Kayah State...Green gram growers expect good price during harvest...Memorandum of Understanding on Yangon City Water Supply Project inked...Cash assistance donated to survivors of Y-8 plane crash...Villager injured in Maungtaw Township spear attack...Suspect arrested in Maungtaw...Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint promotes local culture at 5th ethnic Media Conference...Senior Level Official Management Course No/4 Opened...Reporters suspected of relations with TNLA investigated...Myanmar selects U-22 football players in preparation for KBZ Bank Challenge Cup..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Discussion held to aid the injured people by landmine...Mandalay bens and Pulscs market on decline despite unblocking of accounts...Betel nut export via Tamu border gate declines...Thai-Myanmar border trade value this FY exceeds that of last FY...Import of intermediate goods increased by $550 million...Hotel and tourism investments in Yangon Region increases by 36 per cent...Myanmar U-18 national football team to compete China U-20 Challenge Cup..... "OPINION": "Try our best to prevent all forms of terrorist acts" - Dr Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Narration of Events and Thoughts on Democratization on the 48th Anniversary of Burma’s Internal Unity Advisory Board’s Submission of Report" - Dr. Myint Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 July 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 26 June, 2017
Date of publication: 26 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: VP U Myint Swe reviews final preparations for Martyrs’ Day...Home Affairs Minister commemorates International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking; vows increased drug prevention, services...Mandalay Night Market opens to massive crowds...National League for Democracy holds seventh formal meeting...Transport and Communications Minister meets Rahkine staff, touts MraukU airport project...Union Minister pledges support for victims of battles in Shan State and other northern residents...Antiquated buses to be retired by end of June...ONGO Recruitment Day held in Myanmar...Art competition to be held to commemorate Martyr Day...Carpentry training course opened for Rakhine State youth...Traditional shoulder wool bags sell well in schooling season...Village administrator killed in Maungtaw Township...Four local ethnic people were attacked by swords and killed two...Tons of illegal timber seized in Kayin...Myanmar fighting boxers gained victory in Myanmar’s Lethwei challenge competition...States and divisions Sepak takraw Competition 2017 holds in Nay Pyi Taw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MIST’s organizers committed to identify region’s top travel startups...Only left-hand drive vehicles permitted to import next year...Trade deficit tops $1.4 billion in current FY...Border trade over US$1.4 billion, decrease of US$ 19 million in export...Workshop for drawing curriculum held..... "OPINION": "Accomplishment of Tripartite Results of Virtue" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar and the One Belt One Road Initiative" - Kyaw Win (Labour)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 25 June, 2017
Date of publication: 25 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Jade stones worth Ks130m seized from two vehicles at Yaypu inspection Gate...SWRR Ministry assists ethnic people...849 children and young people released from Tatmadaw since 2012...Cooperate for long term development of literary sector...Sagaing region government to spend over Ks 2.3 billion for rural development...Fire destroys warehouse in 45 minutes in Yekyi Town...Light truck overturn kills one, injures five...UMFCCI offers Deep Sea Port project, laying YGN-MDY pipeline with JV system...hockey tournament to commemorate Olympic Day held in Yangon...Myanmar U-22 wins with second-half goals..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, World Bank renews agreement for development aid worth US$1.2bn...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing returns from Russia...Myanmar to be dropped from list of worst offenders on child soldiers...Normal trade reaches US$4.9billion...Agricultural export earnings decreased by US$ 32 million..... "OPINION": "A Chain is only as strong as its weakest link" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Enhancing Rural Employmentand Incomes" - Kyaw Win (Labour)..... SUNDAY SPECIAL: "Discrimination in education between urban and rural Universities" - Nadi Win Lae..."My Last Page" - Myat Thu Aung(NZ)..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 8: Pronouns ..."How to Improve and What to Improve in Our Education System" - Dr. Nu Nu Win..."Mon brethren" - Soe Soe Naing..."SUNDAY COMICS" - HTOO..."Interview with Israeli Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Daniel Zonshine"- ..."Four-week-old little one which refuses to listen to the mommy-Deer" - Khin Maung Phone Ko
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 24 June, 2017
Date of publication: 24 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Long-term projects that caused grievances to people discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Allocation of ambulances, medical staff stipends discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Chin State gets priority for future business development...Vice President U Myint Swe attends 7th regular meeting with Myanmar entrepreneurs...Ministry of Information to work with press council for media freedom...Flower vases from Twentay mainly go to Yangon’s parks...Door-to-door water supply facilities being installed in Butalin Township...Truck driver injured in Friday morning crash...New industrial zone to be established in Yangon Region...454 volunteers of BFM donate blood...2nd workshop on Protection of ethnic rights rule...Cash provision for victims of plane crash...Probable jade estimate worth Ks 53.50 million seized at the Yaypu inspection Gate...Regions and States Shooting contest awarding ceremony 2017 held in Yangon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: China reopens Myanmar company bank accounts...Asahi launches new beverage brand in Myanmar...Agro export declines this fiscal year...Eel fishermen suffer losses due to declining prices...Rice export interruptions at Muse leads to surpluses and lower prices...FDI of over US$ 2.85 billion permitted in Hotel and Tourism sector so far...MIC permits 66 foreign and 24 Myanmar citizen investment projects...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits museums in Russia...Friendly match against Myanmar Vs Thailand to be held...Myanmar futsal teams prepare for SEA Game..... "OPINION": "Meteorological information and natural disasters" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Love, yes. Hate no." - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 23 June, 2017
Date of publication: 23 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: National health insurance debated in Pyithu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ayeyawady Delta’s Satsan Chaung Bridge brings hope for development and will also serve as a cyclone shelter...Prospect of new bank branches in Sagaing Region, Chin State debated in Amyotha Hluttaw Meeting...By-election review emphasises successful training and smooth voting process during April poll...Completion of MraukU aerodrome construction project in Rakhine planned for 2021...2,000 old public buses, trucks other transport vehicles decommissioned...Inflation increases in May, especially in ethnic areas...cost of visiting Shwedagon for foreigners rises to Ks 10,000...Five arrested on suspicion of attending terrorist training..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: The sun is region’s energy future, says Thai solar pioneer...Vice President attends coordination meeting to hold 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Forum...Rights group: no extradition for murder suspect...Hmaw Yaw Gyi elephants draw thousands of visitors...Thailand businesses plan for manufacturing technology conference...Britain Queen’s birthday event in Nay Pyi Taw...Senior general visits No. 766 Production and Technological Equipment Center in Russia...Senior general Min Aung Hlaing meets Vice Admiral Kulekov Valaydii...U-18 teams from Myanmar, Thailand to play exhibition match..... "OPINION": "Mindfulness Vs losing attention" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "MraukU: the royal capital of ancient Arakan" - Arakan Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 22 June, 2017
Date of publication: 22 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw discusses citizenship of children born abroad nationals abroad...Amyotha Hluttaw discusses education, pasture lands..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Terrorist training camps, guns uncovered in Mayu Mountains...Annual report on Union Supreme Court released in preparation for reforms...Statistics for Myanmar labour force released...Gov’t clarifies terrorist training camps in Mayu mountains, multiple visa rejection to U Han Nyaung Wai, stance on UNFC’s possible reformation...Cargo vessel measurements investigated at Yangon Port...Housing exhibition to be held in Yangon...New cancer ward in Yangon General Hospital...Tender to be invited to build pedestrian overpasses in Yangon...Shwebo Pawsan to be cultivated with SRI in mid July...Rice bran oil mills planned to be built this FY...New stamps as gold tax goes national...City of dream— Yangon...Yangon Region government’s efforts to prevent floods...Night bazaar in Pazundaung...An Irrawaddy dolphin found dead on Ayeyawady bank..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice President U Myint Swe receives German Ambassador...Nearly 600,000 vehicles permitted for import...Local feed production demand increases corn prices...Myanmar national football teams to play two Asia qualifiers and one ASEAN match this year...Myanmar women’s national football team to test Japanese women’s teams..... "OPINION": "Educational reform a matter that requires urgent attention" - Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Lethal heatwaves will menace most of us by 2100" - Tim Radford
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 21 June, 2017
Date of publication: 21 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: NEPC clarifies 6-month work at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Efforts made for MraukU inclusion on UNESCO World Heritage list...President plants Eugenia at monsoon planting event ...Waso-robe offering ceremony convening committee of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar holds meeting...Thanakha cultivators facing difficulty due to low demand...Deposit rate reduction on gem purchases underway...Disaster Management work committees concludes survey trip to Cyclone Mora affected areas...KBZ Bank Cup 2017 to be held as part of preparations for 29th SEA Games..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Frozen bank accounts of companies discussed...Seminar on Preventive Diplomacy, Mediation and Early Warning Systems...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Head of asia-Pacific Unit for Democratic Control of armed Forces...Thura U Shwe Mann meets Charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy...Germany to provide assistance to supply electricity in Shan State...Twelve enterprises recently permitted by MIC...Antivenom gearing up to penetrate export market...Trade deficit hit over US$1.2billion in two months...Senior General visits headquarters of Guards Tank Division in Naro-Fominsk, Russia..... "OPINION": "Life is hard but we all have to struggle on!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Asia’s rivers send more plastic into the ocean than all other continents combined" - GNLM
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 20 June, 2017
Date of publication: 20 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 17th day meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session 16th day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor’s 72nd birthday celebrated...Y-8 military plane victims’ items found...Lagunpyin Project to supply 40 million gallons of water to eastern district...Photo exhibition to mark 25th anniversary of Médecins Sans Frontières...Traditional bungalows to be built in Paletwa town...MCPA invites companies to participate in career fair...Fire in old police building kills two in Lonekin village, Phakant Tsp...The event of rainy season tree cultivation held in maungtaw...Cash donated for families of Y-8 plane crash victims..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: China freezes bank accounts of Myanmar companies...Traders wish for negotiations with Chinese for blocked bank accounts...Gold to be allowed for export/import...ice export volume decreasesin the first week of June...Senior General meets families of myanmar embassy staff, military ...Thais top list of foreigners who make pilgrimage to Shwedagon Pagoda...Myanmar U 22 and U18 to play friendly match against Italian giant Inter Milan..... "OPINION": "Prevention is better than cure"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "You have freedom of expression BUT......."- Dr. Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 19 June, 2017
Date of publication: 19 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Black box of crashed military plane found...Uru River overflows, floods low-lying areas in Phakant...First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin graces opening ceremony of Nunnery and library...Disaster management officials visit Cyclone Mora affected areas...Words of happiness at opening ceremony of Nunnery building and library...Number of newborn roofed turtles exceeds 80 in Yadanabon Zoo since April...Over 7,500 employees receive medical care at workers’ hospitals last month...Customs seize duty-unpaid goods worth Ks59 million in second week of June...Proposals for construction of warehouse, dry ports invited...AyA bank to provide assistance to develop SMEs...energy drink made from honey introduced...Rewarding ceremony of 2017Myanmar Domestic Golf Tour held in Bago..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends ceremony to ordain military scholars in Russia ...yoga and Naturopathy quiz contest held at the Indian embassy in yangon...Japan constitutes nearly half of FDI in Thilawa SEZ...Investments from Netherlands highest since March...Myanmar takes third for U-15 match in Vietnam..... "OPINION": "New generations for our future country"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Climate change causes killer heatwaves"-Tim Radford
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 18 June, 2017
Date of publication: 18 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Biggest Bogyoke Aung San Statue unveiled in Mandalay...Search of crashed plane continues...Head of 100-households in Buthidaung attacked...Man charged with receiving terrorist training...Traffic resumes on an-Sittway road...Government realizing free education system...Matriculation examination results released...Villager found dead in Maungtaw Township...Wetthe Lake residents profit from lotus fiber production...Water to be supplied to 80 per cent of households in Pinlaung...Bagan viewpoint embankments to be completed in July...MFF celebrates 70th founding anniversary...Thein Zaw Myint leading Myanmar internal golf tourney..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Kunming expo continues with over 8,000 booths...Senior General Min aung Hlaing leaves for russia...70 new trainees join hospitality courses for tourism development...30,000-ton container ship successfully docks at Myanmar Industrial Port Terminal...Farm croc products planned for export...Growers reap handsome profits from export of maize...Growers reap handsome profits from export of maize...Consumer goods import exceeds $750 million this FY..... "OPINION": "Oh, Youths! Success is within your reach"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Don’t make hate speech !"-Tommy Pauk..... SUNDAY SPECIAL: "Silence, please!"-Mg Win Mya..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students"-GNLM..."Professional Ethics "-Dr. Khin Zaw ..."Innwa "-Maung Thar ...Investors expect to get guarantees, securities and easy process for obtaining permits in Myanmar..."Timing is Everything"-Dr. Nu Nu Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 17 June, 2017
Date of publication: 17 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Loans, exports and illegal satellite dishes discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Modern farming zone possible in the future for Rakhine..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar enhances resilience to natural disasters with $184m...70th Anniversary of Martyrs’ Day convening Central Committee holds First Coordination Meeting...Meiktila Township to get new power plant...Library events and activities held for students...Free courses to boost English language skills of Myitkyina residents...Fall of chrysanthemum prices pushed flower growers to losses...High demand for rare king prawns in Myanmar...Smoking kills nearly 0.7million of Myanmar people each year...High river level reached above 2ft on platform of Auk Set Taw Ya...Heavy rain destroyed Myaukpyin Bridge in Mindone Township...Man charged over illegal oversea employment business...Stimulants seized...Training centres for autistic children scarce in Myanmar...Two week training to be conducted for Yangon water taxi staffs...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets families of the air crash victims...Awareness of Human Rights given to staff of MoI...Exam Results from Inaccessible Exam Centres to be broadcast by Myanmar Radio...Myanmar U22 to play friendly match against All Stars team..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Information returns from Norway...Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye meets World Bank Senior Health Specialist ...Myanmar: close to lowest electricity production in Asia...Border trade value with ITC hits Ks7.2billion...China first in overall foreign investment list...Samsung introduces New Galaxy J5, J7 Pro Smartphones...Thailand-Myanmar business matching to be held on 20th June...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets Russian Ambassador...Union Attorney General meets guests...Construction of CSA Training Centre discussed...Accused assailant died...Myanmar women national football team hopes gold medal for 29th SEA Game ..... "OPINION": "It is easier said than done, but we must change!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Combating Land Degradation And Drought"
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 16 June, 2017
Date of publication: 16 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: English matriculation exam discussed by hluttaw...Global organisations aid Myanmar wild elephant conservation...Conference held for public service broadcasting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Three more bodies, tail section of missing Y-8 plane found ...Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye presents social pension to elders on inaugural day...Conservation area for Ayeyawady dolphin in Mandalay to be extended...Real estate market remains cool, expert says...Senior General attends tree planting ceremony...Bailey Bridge to be built on Ann & Sittway road after landslide...Two nationals of neighboring country arrested for illegalentry...Security, Rule of Law and Peace and Stability Carried Out in Maungtaw District...Donation for aircrew, Tatmadaw personnel and families onboard Y-8 Tatmadaw transport plane crash..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: VP U Henry Van Thio inspects reclamation of lands and embankments in Pyinmana...FDI reaches over US$920 million...13,000 workers took overseas jobs in May...Myanmar’s lychee to be exported to China...Export demand for rice increases domestic rice price...Indawgyi Lake basin selected as biosphere reserve by UNESCO...KBZ Stirling Coleman Securities wins best securities awards in Singapore...2nd Startup Israel 2017 to be held...Myanmar U 22 prepares for 2017 ASEAN SEA Game...Myanmar will compete against Chinese Taipei in the second match of U 15 international tournament today..... "OPINION": "Guarantee diversity and serve the best interest of the people"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Walk for your heart healthy"-Kyaw Nyunt Yee..."Deadly dengue fever on the rise"-May Thet Hnin..."The Kra Canal: will it become a reality?"- Khin Maung Myint..."The President Should Appoint Up to Six New Supreme Court Judges"-Dr. Myint Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 15 June, 2017
Date of publication: 15 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Hluttaw Approves Assignment of Duties as Judges of Union Supreme Court & Members of Union Election Commission...Gov’t to loan Ks100 million each to SMEs...Children’s rights discussed in Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor pays visit to U Tin Oo, Patron of the NLD, gives words of encouragement...Regional TVET Conference 2017 continues...Programme aims to uncover new TB cases nationwide...Over 5,000 custom staffs to be appointed and assigned across the nation...Elephant sanctuary to be opened in Ye Nwe...Myanmar Music Association: Youths need more traditional music education, contests...Floating tomato cultivators successful with GAP...Buses, buses everywhere — is it too many?...Chakma ethnic tribe protests against recent deadly attack...Repairs underway on Sittway-Yangon highway as flood recedes...Search continues for plane crash victims...Three suspects arrested in Maungtaw Township...School sport activities planned to be promoted in current AY...Plans underway to establish more fish ponds across Maungtaw Township...Yangon prepares new penalties for illegal dumping...Eco-tourism to be implemented in Bago Yoma...Myanmar athletes prepare for 29th SEA GAME in Malaysia..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor winds up visits to Canada, Sweden...KfW provides loans for Rural Electrification, Locomotive Workshop Ywataung...Border trade decreases by US$61million...SC AUTO to manufacture buses Myanmar automobile market...Normal trade with foreign countries hits US$4bln...UN-Habitat to cooperate in solving squatter problems...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives back after completion of official visits to Canada and Sweden..... "OPINION": "Drainage System, Civics and Creation of Rainwater Harvesting"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Climate Change is a human rights threat"-Dr. Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 14 June, 2017
Date of publication: 14 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Education Ministry to remove hurdles to jobs for disabled...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session 13th day meeting...Chairmen of Amyotha Hluttaw Committees meet representatives from Yangon Region Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: fire Service Dept: 151 fire incidents in 2017...Dragon fruit growers in Pyin Oo Lwin reap profits...Myanmar gum karaya producers to expand production in three regions...Pea prices down this year...Dry ration delivered to police families, locals in Rakhine State...Money donated for victims of plane crash...Three more bodies from downed plane found..... EXTERNAL RELATION: State Counsellor addresses Swedish Parliament...Outgoing Austrian Ambassador calls on President...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Swedish PM Mr. Stefan Löfven...regional TVET Conference -2017 kicks off in nay Pyi taw...Global economic instability drives the rubber price to decline...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives CALD Chairman...Yangon Gov’t collaborates with Int’l Organisations for squatter relocation plans...Japan, US officials affirm need for China to act on N Korea...Union Chief Justice U Tun Tun Oo attends second China-ASEAN Justice Forum...Myanmar trounces Macau 4-0 in 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification..... "OPINION": "Remove fears that have kept two communities apart"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Let us listen together,with open hearts forever"-Thabyay
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 13 June, 2017
Date of publication: 13 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Flooding, irrigation, crop insurance discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw... Reproductive health education discussed at amyotha Hluttaw.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:83 of 122 bodies from downed military plane recovered...Myanmar’s first graders receive first new curriculum in 20 years...From unsightly alley to mural-rich mew...Emergency response training course open at Muse...Land surveyed prior to dry port project near Mandalay...Investors invited for Agriculture Master Plan...Five more Special Economic Zones requested...Huts occupied by squatters cleared...Cash assistance donated for aircrew, military personnel and families onboard Y-8 Tatmadaw transport plane crash...Senior Level Official Management Course No 9 Opened...Nay Pyi Taw car accident victims get cash assistance...Over Ks 3 billion to be spent for rural development...Illegal timber caught on Mandalay-Muse highway...Murder in Maungtaw...3.4 mln stimulant tablets seized in Sittway.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS:State Counsellor: UN Rakhine probe would have increasedtensions...Increased Myanmar onion exports improve prices...Japan merchants show interest in Myanmar black sesame seeds...Myanmar- Thai friendship cycling tour held in Kawthoung...2017 South and Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair...119th Philippines Independence Day was held...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Qatar Ambassador...One illegal emigrant arrested in Maungtaw...Myanmar’s local golf tournaments enter World Amateur Golf Rankings...Myanmar battles Macau for AFC qualification..... "OPINION": "Rays of Light on Union Peace is Imminent!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Historical data from Shwe Nat Taung Pagoda"-Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 12 June, 2017
Date of publication: 12 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Low pressure may intensify into depression during next 24 hrs...Campaign aims to raise student involvement in fisheries resources conservation...Yangon Region government to dig more than 100 wells...Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects Thaton Industrial Zone in Mon State...Search continues amid slight improvement in weather...Pre-1995 model cars to be deregistered...Mushroom industry needs firm market...A villager abducted in Buthidaung Township...Maungtaw Farmers get quality rice seeds...Fire breaks out in Myebon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Sweden...Mushroom industry needs firm market...Myanmar young banker wins Promising Young Banker Award...Two Myanmar golfers rewarded in Singapore Junior Golf Championship 2017...Myanmar U-22 football team to train in Taunggyi..... "OPINION": "In a democratic system, no one branch should have too much power - Aye Min Soe....ARTICLE: "Thoughts on Reading Three Articles Concerning Burmese/Myanmar Education Forty-four Years Apart (continued from yesterday) - Dr. Myint Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 11 June, 2017
Date of publication: 11 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander-in-Chief makes first remarks about military plane crash...President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady attend opening ceremony of new MES office and technical library...Vice President U Henry Van Thio looks at ploughing by farmers in Hpa-an. Photo: MNA Government seriously prioritizing the task of retransferring land to farmers...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Shan State MPs...Secretariat building and meeting hall to be opened on 70th Martyrs...500 booths to be sold at annual Taung Pyone festival...No major disagreements between UNFC, Peace Commission in Chaingmai talks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets Myanmar community in Toronto...State Counsellor meets Lieutenant Governor of Ontario...“Green season” to increase monsoon tourism...Myanmar’s trade with ASEAN is US $715 million in 1st month of current FY...Foreign investment in Myanmar up in April...External trade as of 2nd June this FY hit over US$5billion...Border trade with ITC reaches Ks6.3billion...Import from private sector up by over US $2.2 billion in FY2016-17...Myanmar company initiates lucrative Japanese herbal remedy exports to Japan...Union Minister for Information to attend 2017 Edition of the Oslo Forum...Propects for stable electricity supply in 3 to 5 years will help alleviate concerns of Japanese companies..... "OPINION": "GNLM’s Sunday Special Issue to generate the interest of students in English!" - Khin Maung Oo....ARTICLE: "Thoughts on Reading Three Articles Concerning Burmese/Myanmar Education Forty-four Years Apart" - Dr. Myint Zan....SUNDAY SPECIAL: Based on my Opinion for the next generation of the 21th Century Argumentative Essay about English is a useful language. - Ye Lin Aung Natmauk, Magway Region...An Unforgettable View: A Disabled Man - U Thuriya Mandalay Region...Basic English Grammar for Basic Students Here’s the answers to the last week’s exercises. Lesson 6: Verbs...General Ethics - Dr. Khin Zaw Retired Rector, Yangon University of Education...Turmeric: the Queen of Spices - Khin Maung Myint...SUNDAY COMICS:
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
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Date of entry/update: 11 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 10 June, 2017
Date of publication: 10 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw sends condolences to families of missing Tatmadaw plane..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: One more body found, families mourn as plane search continues...Matriculation examination results to be released...Flooding in Yangon to be resolved with World Bank loan.. VP U Henry Van Thio addresses ceremony for returning confiscated farmlands...Reduced stamp duty not have impact on real estate market...Towards peace, stability and progress of Rakhine State...Block A-6 – (Pyi Thit-1) Drilling Project: Spud-in Ceremony..Cash assistance provided for victims of plane crash...Man arrested in connection with village head murder in Maungtaw...Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye works for socio-economic development in self-administered zones...Nine bridges that connect villages to be constructed in Mon State...Migrant miners in Tanai expelled...Nearly 600 patients suffer from DHF in Rakhine..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Maungtaw exports over US$1mn to Bangladesh...State Counsellor meets Canadian Governor General Mr. David Johnston...Japan donates 4 fire engines to Thilawa SEZ...Increasing number of edible bird nest producers in southern Myanmar...Myanmar and Viet Nam Companies to build livestock feed productionplant...Russian Federation National Day was held...Union Minister Dr Pe Myint returns from 14th Asia Media Summit...20 local fishermen to be chosen to learn new fishing techniques in Japan...Myanmar national football team lose to Niigata 0-1..minute’s silence was held before myanmar-Niigata match..... "OPINION": "Refresher courses for teachers urgently needed"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Ancient City, Bagan ... Going to enter the list of “World Cultural Heritage” "-Mhan Thit Nyein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 9 June, 2017
Date of publication: 09 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:-PYITHU HLUTTAW: New electricity generation and distribution planned for Sagaing Region under five year plan ...National education plan ensuring all nationals’ right for education underway..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 31 bodies found from missing plane, survivors ‘unlikely’...Water fees in Mandalay to increase 150 percent...Security kidnapped by 25 masked men in Maungtaw...Gov’t, philanthropic foundation donate cash for victims of plane crash...Volunteers to clean downtown Yangon on 11 June...MPU users increase five times in five years...Amphetamine tablets seized in Mandalay..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets Prime Minister of Canada Mr. Justin Trudeau...Myanmar-China Paukphaw Friendship Day was held in Yangon...Ceasefire negotiations to be held in Chiang Mai...Fuel tank trailers import increases...Gold prices in Myanmar rise as global prices rise...Domestic cement production reduces imports this FY...Vice President U Myint Swe opens Myanmar-EU Economic Forum...State Counsellor meets Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada...Myanmar Futsal PU team to compete in 2017 AFF Futsal Championship...Myanmar National Team vs. Singapore’s Albirex Niigata today..... "OPINION": "Threatening By Fear"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Fullmoon Day of Nayone: Maha Samaya Sutta Day"-Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 8 June, 2017
Date of publication: 08 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Nurse’s uniforms discussed in Pyithu Hluttaw...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session holds 10th day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Illegal cows seized in Gwa...Stimulants seized in Maungtaw...Companies apply to develop historical property...Jetty project planned in Ayeyawady dolphin habitat...Mandalay man stabbed to death, police arrest three suspects...Myanmar company proposes 30 MW solar generation plant near Maubin...Mobile payment system expanding in Myanmar...Military plane with 108 onboard missing...PU team crowned Myanmar Futsal Federation 2017..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor attends meeting on financial sector in federalism...Malaysian businessmen and Mandalay businessmen meet for cooperation...China-Myanmar border trade down by nearly US$60 million in 56 days this FY...Union Minister Dr. Than Myint receives delegation from MIDA...Hometown Crowd Won’t Bother Vitaly Bigdash in Second World Title Defence..... "OPINION": "Mobile payment system expanding in Myanmar"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Law for the Public"- Maung Sarga
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 7 June, 2017
Date of publication: 07 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Hluttaw agree on signing the Agreement on Cooperation in Natural Disaster Early Warning and Mitigation between ASEAN and Russian Federation..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Investment Forum commences...President, First Lady visit U Tin Oo at Yangon General Hospital...President, First Lady visit U Tin Oo at Yangon General Hospital...Late loan payments will delay new agricultural assistance in Tatkon...Over Ks 3.4 bln in contraband confiscated in May...Stimulants seized in Mohnyin, Nawnghkio, Tangyan townships...Mushroom farming training in Kayin completed...New school buses arrive...Heroin, yaba pills seized..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Shwe Mann receives World Bank Lead Counsel Ms. Nagavalli Annamalai...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives Ottawa...NTT opens first data center in Myanmar...QTC to build solar farm in Myanmar...e mirates to commence direct flights between Yangon and Phnom Penh...Trade via land ports down by US$46 million this FY...Trade between Myanmar, Netherlands hits over $140 mln last FY...Business matching between Myanmar, Netherlands on 8 June...Chinese SUVs coming to Myanmar under exclusive import deal...Local companies invited to apply for ASEAN Business awards 2017..... "OPINION": "Excellent services and modern facilities"-Tin Maung Than..... ARTICLE: "In a disturbing new trend, poachers are killing Myanmar’s elephants for their skin, teeth, and tails "-World Wildlife Fund
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 6 June, 2017
Date of publication: 06 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:-PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 9th day meeting...Government official says new petro import testing labs on the way..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: World Environment Day celebrated in Nay Pyi Taw...Confiscation review committee returns lands to original owners...Yangon to ban smoking in 20 places, in 20 years...Teen-aged suspect died from disease while in police custody...Yangon extends use of stoplights, traffic sensors...Fingerlings to be distributed to Sagaing Region breeders...North Dagon apartment complex starts 2nd round of property sales...54th Myanmar Gems Emporium planned in August...Rakhine Advisory Commission meets civil society organisations in Sittway...Villager killed by unidentified men in Maungtaw...Man missing in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint leaves to attend 14th Asia Media Summit...State Counsellor arrives in Canada...YSX stock trading stable in early June...Tourist visits to Inle increased in 2017...Chinese import restrictions hurt rice prices...Myanmar hero vs Moscow mauler for MMA championship in Yangon...MJA Coaches leave for Japan to attend Judo Coach’s Rules Seminar...Myanmar to host Asia U-16 championship selection match’s group-H..... "OPINION": "It is time for YCDC to make good on its pledges"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar drafting new development strategy for agriculture sector"-Rey Davis-Tuplano
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
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Date of entry/update: 07 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 5 June, 2017
Date of publication: 05 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Heavy rain floods roads, strong wind rips off roofs in Yangon...Man arrested on suspicion of attending terrorist training...K1billion worth of illegal drugs discovered in overturned vehicle in Inndaw Township...Two suspects arrested in Maungtaw and Minbya...Maungtaw holds art competitions for Anti-Drug Day...New sluice gate installed over Barla Creek...Numbers of patients with cirrhosis increasing...Ballooning services to be launched this month in Yangon...Water quality of Inle Lake to be examined...CHDB sees 16,000 housing savings holders..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor departs for visits to Canada and Sweden...Japan NPO hopes to host screens films for children in Myanmar...Children’s literature festival in Taunggyi concludes...Natural gas export earnings decrease by over US$35million...Mung bean price on downward trend...200,000 coffee acres by 2030, agriculture ministry projects..... "OPINION": "Preparedness key to mitigating effects of natural disasters" - Aye Min Soe..."Maintaining Longevity is possible, but Mortality is inevitable" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 4 June, 2017
Date of publication: 04 June 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor visits U Tin Oo at Yangon General Hospital bedside...Cyclone Mora damaged or destroyed 20,000 houses...Children’s Literature Festival Taunggyi attracts people...Myanmar’s turtle breeding programme hatches success...YSX trade value Ks1.5 billion in May...Ayeyawady river bank in Bago west to be strengthened...Correction (re June 3 issue)...President U Htin Kyaw visits Sao San Htun Hospital radiation department Speakers at the Business for Peace conference offered their perspectives on ethical business practices and sustainable entrepreneurship during yesterday’s Business for Peace (B4P) conference at Yangon University of Economic (YUE). “We must make peace while doing business for national progress.” said Dr. Tin Myo Win at the talks held at the university. “Actually it’s the Business-for-Peace process. B4P highlights the national interest, rather than self-interest. We must especially assure safety, health,education and occupation for the displaced persons”. Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) Vice President U Thein Han stressed the importance of imparting knowledge, professional skills, economic opportunities and human resources to promote social progress and peace. UMFCCI is organizing B4P talks in regions and states to encourage regional business associations to participate in the peace process. Attendees at the conference included promient economist Dr. Aung Tun Thet, Peace Commission Chairman Dr. Tin Myo Win, YUE Rector Dr. Khin Naing Oo, and other notable officials.— Ye Khaung...Officials promote Business for Peace at YUE conference...Compliant taxpayers honoured in Minbu...1,000 new YBS buses to hit YGN roads...Commodity exchange service counter of MAEX Ltd to be launched on 6 June..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: HAGL, City Mart to jointly develop complex with offices, retail and residences...Travel website: More travelers visited Bagan in May...British NGO pledges support to Taninthayi environmental conservation...Over 14,000 motorbikes imported via borders in one week...Agricultural exports up by US $68 million this fiscal year...Trade deficit reaches US $1 billion in April-May...Generating Rubber Opportunities- GRO for Myanmar Rubber..... "OPINION": "Never Be Reluctant To Return Something Similar To What We Get!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Debut Launch of Sunday Special in the Global New Light of Myanmar Daily" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt.....SUNDAY SPECIAL : "Skills and knowledge today’s youths should have" - Min Htet Ko Ko B.E.H.S(1),Meiktila..."How to control anger in your mind’s eyes"-Myo Myo..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students"-Your English Teacher, GNLM..."The Role of Teachers From page"-Dr. Nu Nu Win..."Two World Famous Railroads in Myanmar"-Kaung Sithu...Myanmar and Russia have the same goals to achieve peace, security and stability
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 3 June, 2017
Date of publication: 03 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds 8th day meeting...Farm equipment sales to be used for loans for farmers..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President addresses children’s literature festival in Taunggyi...Three remaining insurance policy categories to be implemented...Financial aid arrives for cyclone-stricken Buthidaung...Yangon sanitation system to be upgraded ...Ford Continues ‘Driving Skills for Life’ Programme in Myanmar to help raise awareness of road safety...Opium powder seized in Kawthoung...Six injured in accident on Yangon- Mandalay Highway...New bridge construction planned for Myaungmya...Myanmar’s Consumer Goods Sector Transformation — Will the Local Brands Survive?...Rural loans yield profits and expanding development opportunities...Kamayut Data center launches...Towards peace, stability and progress of Rakhine State...Young winner of Aungbarlay lottery collects grand prize...About Ks 30million worth of amphetamine pills seized in Sittway..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General, Chinese General visit special forces training school..... "OPINION": "Social Pension and the Aged"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "SDG goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institution"-Dr. Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf(1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 2 June, 2017
Date of publication: 02 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: Fourth day of the fifth session of second Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 1st day of school for children in storm-damaged Rakhine...President U Htin Kyaw visits modern crop plantations in Heho...Fourth Mon-Taninthayi tour in June...Air Quality Index to be measured in Mon State in June, July...ICE, yaba pills seized in Insein...Environmental Conservation Committee holds third coordination meeting...Express bus collision occurs on Ygn-Mdy expressway...Rental rate of parks in Yangon quite low...Forty walkie talkies seized in Maungtaw...Village administrator abducted in Maungtaw...Five suspects arrested on suspicion of attending terrorist training..... EXTERNAL NEWS: Nippon Express opens logistics warehouse in Myanmar...In the wake of Cyclone Mora, Myanmar debates ASEAN-Russian disaster response agreement...State Counsellor receives Chinese General Fang Fenghui...Japanese company to sponsor boxing match, free admission...lowing Chinese demand drives down domestic rice prices...Growers facing difficulty with declining rubber price...Chinese restrictions drive sugar re-exports lower...Over 116,000 tonnes of fuel oil imported within a week...Vice President U Myint Swe receives Chinese General...Pre-workshop discussion to review anti-corruption process... Senior General Min Aung Hlaing welcomes Chinese general..... "OPINION": "Children are our future"-Mark Angeles..... ARTICLE: "Why are ‘secession’ and ‘federal army’ so crucial to Myanmar’s peace process?"-Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 1 June, 2017
Date of publication: 01 June 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:-PYITHU HLUTTAW: Ponnagyun- yathedaung-Buthidaung Road to become all-weather road..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Authorities and military aid recovery in Mora-hit areas of Rakhine State...Nay Pyi Taw Municipal Committee start using e-office system...Enquiry on accusation of human rights abuses and action to be taken according to the law...Fine increased for exceeding fishing period ...Myanmar Gazette...rock mining companies to receive license extension...MPT introduces new 4G/LTE service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor to visit Canada...Dentons opens office in Myanmar...Border trade hits over US$890million...Forty three foreign enterprises permitted as of third week of May...SriLankan expands network to Myanmar with Myanmar Airways..... "OPINION": "Analysis of Success or Failure, Progress or Regression"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Khakaborazi ----- a high potential to become a First Natural World Heritage"-Mann Thit Nyein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 31 May, 2017
Date of publication: 31 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 6th day meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 6th day meeting...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Turkish Ambassador to Myanmar..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc, cuts power in Maungtaw...Natural disaster Management Committee discusses 2016 survey...Parkland rental fees in Yangon to be examined...JMC opens office in Shan State...Visa, AYA Bank launch international credit cards ...Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda floor to be replaced with heat resistant tiles...Affordable residences constructed, real estate market steadily declines...Lotus robe price rises by Ks200,000...Shwe Zabu River View Complex sales expo to be held...Rice seed production under contract farming system to commence in early July...Over Ks56,000 million earned from four types of insurance policies..... EXTERNAL RELATION: Rising crude oil prices good news for laborers...Stimulant tablets seized in Hpa-an, Tachilek...MTSH stock trading volume rose with all-time low price...Ngapali, Myeik Island and Chin State to be promoted at JATA Tourism EXPO Japan...Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than meets Turkish Ambassador...India -Myanmar -Thailand highway: Project likely starts next month...Senior General holds talks with Turkish Ambassador..... "OPINION": "New academic year, students and urgent needs to be done"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "World No Tobacco Day 2017"-Dr Aung Tun
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 30 May, 2017
Date of publication: 30 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw: Electrification for Kyaukpadaung and embanking the Mu River...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Amyotha Hluttaw discusses child labour and Myanmar citizenship.....37 points signed as part of Pyidaungsu Accord - 37 agreements approved by the Union Peace Conference—21st Century Panglong 2nd session were signed as a part of the Pyidaungsu Accord... 37 agreements, signatures of group leaders and witnesses are as follows: Pyidaungsu Accord - Appendix (A) Agreement of Principle on Political Sector (29th May 29, 2017)... Principles to be based in Federalism...Policy and Agreement on Economic Sector (29 May 2017)... Basic principles for Federal Economy...Social Sector Agreement (May 29,2017)...Principles for Regional Development...Land and natural environmental sector agreement (29 May 2017).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Birth of Pyidaungsu Accord for Peace...NLD, Hluttaw, government meet for first time...100 houses under construction in Kyaukpandu...Agricultural loans paid for farmers in Maungtaw Township...Dhamma school committee in Shan State receives donations.....Stimulants seized in Buthidaung...Village tract chief killed in Buthidaung..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor meets Chief of Indian Army Staff, Vietnamese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs separately...7th Political Consultations between Myanmar and Viet Nam held...Union Minister for Information meets Director of Free Press Unlimited of Netherlands...Rice export volume up by over 200,000 tonnes...Broken rice penetrates 22 new export markets this FY...Cars imported under consignment system can apply for license in other towns...Myanmar mushroom travels to THAIFEX 2017...Senior General receives Indian Army Chief..... "OPINION": "Peace starting to take tangible form for the first time with Union Peace Conference - Tha Sein...What is & Why Mining: A Perspective from Myanmar - Jan Dharmabandu.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 29 May, 2017
Date of publication: 29 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UPDJC reaches agreements on most issues except secession...Rubbish bins to be donated for the Magway hospital...New curriculum and texts books for grade-1 to be introduced this fiscal year...New four-lane concrete road to be built near Goteik Viaduct...Blue-green algae produce with testing lake...Maungtaw braces for storm, orange alert issued...Over 220,000 acres of teakwood trees to be cultivated...Livestock breeding zone to be implemented on a 50-acre plot of land in Myaungmya...3 women with fake national ID cards arrested in Sittway airport...Stimulant tablets seized in Nawnghkio..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Effort to get tax exemption to export garment...Thilawa SEZ attains over US$120million FDI in two months..... "OPINION": "As Regards the Term “Building,” - Khin Maung Oo..."Knowledge from Facebook" - U Han Nyunt (Law)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 28 May, 2017
Date of publication: 28 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government and KIA may meet again soon...NCA based on draft submitted by ethnic armed organizations...Private sector development is the main driving force behind economic growth...Grand Hanthar International Specialist Hospital opens in Yangon...Tree falls, kills man in Maungtaw...Fire breaks out in Maungtaw...Hand-made guns and bullets seized in Maungtaw...UPDJC Secretariat meeting reviews outcomes of group meetings...Delegates attending Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong (Second Session) tour Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Affordable housing projects to be implemented soon...MTSH share price plunges down to the lowest...School enrolment week begins in Maungtaw...Sule Shangri-La launches “A Bridge of a Lifetime”...Star City organises furniture sales, funfair..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation attends 8th International Meeting of High Ranking Officials Responsible for Security Matters...Almost 4,500 tourists visit Myanmar through Tachilek Border this FY...Bank staff to go Thailand after capacity building trainings...KBZ to provide 24-hour service for trade-related payments via MPU...Myanmar Jewellery entrepreneurs to join Bangkok Gems and Jewellery Fair...Over 350 more import/export items to be added to online licensing system...MHE-Demag organises firstever exclusive material handling technical workshop in Myanmar..... "OPINION": "Discipline for Everyone and Discipline by Everyone - Dr. Nu Nu Win..."Why Peace?" - Dr.Khine Khine Win..... SUNDAY SPECIAL:- Youth and Goal - Kyaw Naing Tint Pakokku University...May my sisters and brothers hear my words! - Chue Thinzar Theint... Institude of Medicine...Basic English Grammar for Basic Students...The Role of Teachers ...Leaders should be Organizers...SUNDAY SPECIAL COMICS...Interview with Ambassador of India to Myanmar Mr Vikram Misri.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 27 May, 2017
Date of publication: 27 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 5th regular session holds its 3rd day - The 2015-2016 annual report, the Maritime Zones Bill, a World Bank loan to be used for natural disaster management and a national education curriculum were discussed yesterday..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Hailing Union Peace Conference —21st Century Panglong (Second Session)...Eight NCA signatories pledge to reach agreement in security sector...Northern Armed Groups: first step to end war taken - Ye Khuang Nyunt...Yangon takes legal action against nearly 30,000 vehicles...State Counsellor hosts dinner for northern armed groups...Bomb blast kills one, injuring three in Kengtung...5th Myanmar Phar-med Expo 2017 to be held...Kokkowa Water Project aims for daily production of 240millions...Kokkowa Water Project aims for daily production of 240millions...Yangon house rent market falls; apartment rent market seen well...Coastal fisheries project implemented in Taninthayi Region and Rakhine State...Over Ks7 billion in agricultural loans for monsoon paddies in Thaton Township...Group discussion UPC-21st Century Panglong continues...Fresh fish and meat to be sold at tax-free markets - Ko Moe...Curfew violator & one organizer to conscript for terrorist training arrested in Buthitaung & Maungtaw Townships...One million acres of pulses to be planted in Sagaing Region this monsoon season...FDA to open laboratories in each Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Win Myint receives European Parliamentary delegation...State Counsellor receives delegation of Members of the European Parliament and Indian Foreign Secretary...School buses from South Korea soon to arrive...Domestic gold price on the rise with high global gold price...Muse trade value increases by over US$63million...Japan’s Kobelco to supply water treatment technology to Myanmar...U Kyi Moe Naing meets group of Asia General Electric Co.Ltd (AGE)...Snr Gen accepts CPLA's trains, meets Indian Foreign Secretary...Myanmar seaman from sunken cargo ship return home...La Villa project implemented near Ngwe Hsaung Beach...Drugs discovered inside smuggler in Maungtaw..... "OPINION" : "Youngsters and Young Stars" - Khin Maung Oo..."Coins Should Be Reintroduced in Myanmar" - San Shwe Aung.....
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 26 May, 2017
Date of publication: 26 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Fourth day of the fifth session of second Pyithu Hluttaw - "Hluttaw agreed to accept and discuss a motion urging the union government to properly plan and implement a project to gradually reduce unemployment in the country..."...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Low interest loans, antimalarial drugs..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor to meet northern armed groups Ye Khaung Nyunt...Day two of Union Peace Conference achieves agreement for most points in five sectors - Ye Khaung Nyunt...Duties of Information Ministry explained to Hluttaw...Lake full of lotus flowers in Meiktila attract flocks of visitors...Yangon Gov’t plans to distribute water to reduce using underground water...Multi-purpose stadium to emerge in Mandalay...Tender to be invited for waste-to-energy project...Admissions for new school year begins...Nobody can answer the question of how long this peace process will take...Families of those killed by wild elephants receive compensation...Nearly 250 dengue cases recorded in Mon State...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends the ceremony of national education strategy of Ministry of Education...170,000WY-stimulants seized in Maungtaw...Fire breaks out in Kyaukpyu..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Kyaw Tin attends 16th round of Myanmar- India Foreign Office Consultations...Vice President U Myint Swe receives Chinese Special Envoy for Asian affairs...Prices of re-exported sugar declining...MIC gives a nod to Puma for petrol sales...Local pea price slumped due to low demand of India...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives separately German Parliamentary State Secretary and outgoing Ambassador of Pakistan...SEAGP targets to spend US$ 500000 to US$ 1000000 for CSR in regions...Union Minister for Border Affairs receives UN Assistant Secretary-General..... "OPINION": "Myanmar’s participation in the 21st Century maritime silk road" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Myanmar’s Outlook on China’s OBOR in the context of ASEAN" - Professor Chaw Chaw Sein.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 25 May, 2017
Date of publication: 25 May 2017
Description/subject: HLITTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw makes opening address at the Opening Ceremony of Union Peace Conference—21st Century Panglong - Second Session...Opening Speech of Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing than at the Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong (Second Session)..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: A second chance for peace...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Union Peace Conference—21st Century Panglong 2nd Session...Almost 5.6 million school uniforms to be provided free of charge...Myanmar free of elephantiasis by 2020...BPI pharmacies to be opened in five towns...one stop Services to be provided for HIV/AIDS patients in 85 townships...The greetings extended by commander-in-chief ofDefence services senior General Min Aung Hlaing...Saw Mutu Sae Poe, KNU Chairperson delivers opening address at 2nd Session of UPC-21st Century Panglong...First-day meeting of Union Peace Conference (Second Session)begins...POSCO Yoewa Steel Bridge benefits people in Hmawbi Township...Opening speech of U Than Htay at Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong (Second Session)...Press conference on first day of Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong (Second Session)...State Counsellor hosts dinner in honour of participants, guests of 21st Century Panglong...Peace Soccer match held in Nay Pyi taw in honour of UPC-21st Century Panglong..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: More foreign taxi service companies likely to enter Yangon market...Myanmar businessmen and China Co cooperate for seed distribution...Oil and Gas sector topped in FDI...Plan underway to set up peas processing plants...Japan’s Calsonic Kansei opens development base in Myanmar...U Kyaw Tin meets UN assistant Secretary-General..... "OPINION": "Clear process of political dialogues is essential to end decades of civil war"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "2nd Session of Union Peace Conference, 21st Century Panglong—Reflection of National Brethren’s Desires"-Maung Thaung Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 24 May, 2017
Date of publication: 24 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Hluttaw discusses climate change, disaster relief, irrigation bill..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee bans Ma Ba Tha...armed ethnic organisations attend Panglong except for UNFC...Myanmar turns to coffee as crops threatened by climate change...Upgrading commuter railway lines continued...eight rural health centres developed by 3MDG Fund to be finalized next year...Most beach hotels to be opened during Monsoon season...Smoke-free zones to be designated in six big cities...Trade-related payments to be conducted in four towns for first phase...Northern ethnic armed groups arrive to attend UPC — 21st Century Panglong ( 2nd session)...F-7 fighter jet accidentally drops two practice bombs...Complex electrical service cable to be cleared..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Italian Ambassador...State Counsellor accepts credential from UNIDO Resident Representative...Smuggling between Myanmar, Thailand worth as much as official trade...Border trade through ITCs exceeds Ks4.7 billion...export of Myanmar’s coffee to China rises by 18 tonnes...Senior General meets Special envoy of Asian Affairs of China...Senior General meets Brazilian Ambassador...Union Minister for Defence meets Thai Ambassador and party...Viet Nam & Myanmar: Charm & Beauty art show in Yangon...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Sweden Ambassador..... "OPINION": "If there is a will, there is a way"-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLE: "Peace is in sight"-Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 23 May, 2017
Date of publication: 23 May 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Preparing for Asia-Europe meet..... HLUTTAW:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: more than 80-yr old farmland, irrigation taxes on spotlight..... AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Amyotha Hluttaw debates improvement of basic education..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon General Hospital releases information on U Tin Oo, Patron of NLD...Water bus to be scrutinised before operation...Meeting for Children’s Literature Festival in Taunggyi...CCTV cameras to be installed in Dala...Mandalay bean price up ...U Win Htein says no reason to criticize Tatmadaw...Special region 4 group to attend UPC—21st Century Panglong 2nd Meeting...Public Announce for remonstration..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Appointment of Indian Consul-General agreed...State Counsellor meets Chairman of the EU Military Committee and PRC’s Special Envoy for Asia Affairs...Japan’s industrial products introduction ceremony held...DICA permitted 25 investments in Myanmar...Black sesame declined by Ks75,000 per pack this year...Elephant foot yam production makes a healthy profit...Chairman of the european Union ilitary Committee visits Nay P yi Taw...Tatmadaw refutes accusations in Report Submitted to OHCHR..... "OPINION": "Union Peace Conference, a historic milestone towards a peaceful solution to armed conflicts"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud’s Birth Anniversaries Thoughts "-Dr. Myint Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 22 May, 2017
Date of publication: 22 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Multipurpose stadium to emerge in Mandalay very soon...Almost Ks480 million to be spent on greening project in Mandalay...Dive center to be opened in Thahtay Island in Kawthaung...Union Minister for Information inspects preparation for Children’s Literature Festival...Committee holds first meeting to ratify Myanmar Youth Policy...Free training to be held in Yangon by Myanmar Seamen’s Federation...YGN needs 400,000 tonnes of feed stuffs per year...5,200 jobs created from MIC-approved ventures...JW. Dowey/ The Earth Times ...Yangon plans airport-downtown shuttle service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Multi-purpose container barge service starts...U.S. to purchase 72 tonnes of Myanmar coffee...Sein Ta Lone mango expected to fetch Ks2.4million...H&T Ministry to offer Green Season Promotion...Toyota Hino cars to enter Myanmar market..... "OPINION": "Ancient cultural heritage and responsibility of every individual"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar shines with intact forest, but will this biodiversity be conserved?"-JW. Dowey
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 21 May, 2017
Date of publication: 21 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: VP facilitates business operations through sector-wise assistance...Prime farm producing fruits using modern technology greenhouse system...Myint & associates Offshore Supply Base Ltd receives MIC approval for New Business Venture...Mangroves to be planted near Kyauktan ...Monsoon agricultural loans to be provided in Mandalay...Heroin, stimulants seized in Mohnyin, lashio...Monks, people stage demonstration in Nay Pyi Taw...Over 1,000 pre-1995 model buses left to deregister...Solar energy to power Maubin industrial park...Crop insurance scheme to be experimentally carried out...Let’s cultivate philanthropic spirit for development of country..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General arrives back Yangon after attending 14th ACDFIM held in Manila...Italian funded project supportive of putting Bagan into World Heritage list...First crude enters China through Myanmar-to-China pipeline...Myanmar’s trade with ASEAN reaches $9.6bn...External trade hits $3.1billion, with $645 million in trade deficit..... "OPINION": "Inhumane Acts Are Unacceptable In Our Society!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "ASEAN’s Top 6 Economies to Watch in 2017"-Paulius Kuncinas..... SUNDAY SPECIAL: "Beyond a degree"-Mg Win Myat..."ITPEC Examinations"-Kris Ye Yint..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students"-L A HILL..."Causes of language extinction in Myanmar and reactivation programmes"-Dr Khine Khine Thinn...Interview with Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Hong Liang
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 20 May, 2017
Date of publication: 20 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Amyotha: Social protection for mothers and newborns...Pyithu hluttaw to discuss motion on nationwide greening projects..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: KIA armed group burn Myat Mandalar tun bus and give extortion letter to the driver...One killed, one abducted in Buthidaung township...U Tin Oo’s health improves...Over 600 jade mine licences in Kachin’s Gem land to expire this month...Over 31,800 tonnes of fertilizer sent to Myanmar through border trade...economic opportunities in Rakhine State...Religious titles conferred on monks who passed Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida selection examinations...Pazundaung night market to be opened...Drugs seized near village bridge in maungtaw...Solar power units to be installed in Kayin state..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives Serbian envoy...State Counsellor receives Very Rev. Fr. Zaven Sargis Yazichyan in nay Pyi taw...Import value reaches over US$1.4billion; exports hit over US$950million...US$ 15.5 trillion to be invested in construction sector by 2030...Senior General attends ACDFIM dinner..... "OPINION": "Any protest should be a lawful event"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Family medicine, family practice and family doctor-an inseparable triad"-Dr. Aung Soe @ Aung Kyaw Moe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 19 May, 2017
Date of publication: 19 May 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw mulls US$125 million loan for natural disaster relief...2nd Pyithu hluttaw 5th regular session’s first day meeting held...Amyotha hluttaw holds first day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Meeting for accurate statistics held...More than Ks20 million to be spent on upgrading public park in Maungtaw...Hepatitis C patients to receive free medical treatment...Motorbike fire breaks out in Buthidaung Town...One dead, 14 injured in light truck crash...Auto market remains cool with high prices...Vocational training to be opened in Rakhine State...Floating garden to be established in Inle Lake...Negotiations for protest in Nay Pyi Taw falters...Military medical team provides care to victims of Pauktaw fire..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: european Union Day celebrated in Nay Pyi Taw...Blue plaques erected at Yangon Stock exchange...CBM increases US dollar exchange rate to Ks1,367...Border trade with ITC hit over Ks3.7billion over a month of this FY...Online licences follow construction of Myawady Dry-Port...ASEAN military leaders for united change..... "OPINION"; "Living in Hope in the Twilight Years"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Who & How Shall Mandalay, the Last Fort of Myanmar’s Culture be Safeguarded?"-Hsuu Hnget
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 18 May, 2017
Date of publication: 18 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: VP U Myint Swe inspects reforestation, bridge and road construction...Yangon to consider needs of disabled in buses, housing...Initiation Workshop for Rakhine Joint Assessment held...Literature competitions to be held...Residents in Mohnyin to receive free eye surgery...Authority to spend Ks15 million rebuilding power facilities in Yesagyo...Food & hotel exhibition to be held...Low-cost housing project to be implemented...Falling rubber prices affect labourers...Farmers concerned of declining sesame prices...14 injured in Pauktaw fire...Yangon Gov’t to relax low-cost housing down payment rules...Fuel laboratory to be opened in August at Thilawa port..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: unnan Province, China: a rosy chance for stability...Senior General Min Aung hlaing meets 14th ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces...HAPUA Council Meetings held in Yangon...Mandalay Royal Palace to become Historical Park...Over 6,000 tonnes of fisheries products exported to China in April...Ninety thousand motorcycles imported via Muse...Agricultural exports fetch nearly US$300million over a month...Mango market looks promising with finished products factories...Value of export through Muse border gate down by over US$85million...President receives outgoing Pakistan Ambassador...Thura U Shwe Mann arrives back Yangon after attending 17th Doha Forum...Amyotha hluttaw Speaker meets with Vietnamese President...UNAIDS lauds launch of new Myanmar HIV strategic plan, calls for more investments to end AIDS epidemic..... "OPINION": "Block Wastage And Save Shortage!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "NCDs: Not communicable but can spread"-Dr. Phone Myint (PHP)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 17 May, 2017
Date of publication: 17 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U henry Van Thio inspects disaster preparedness in Ayeyawady Region...North okkalapa hospital to be upgraded to 1500-bed hospital...Winner of public housing chosen with lottery system...High global gold price hikes domestic gold price...100,000 bank staff to be hired in next decade...Peace Music Festival competition to be held...Applications to attend Union Peace Conference as observers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: China’s Xi offers help for Myanmar peace process...American clinical professor talks on oral cancer...Union Ministers meet with Chinese companies...Senior General Min Aung hlaing leaves for the Philippines...tate Counsellor meets with Chinese president and premier...Fungicide in farming will be reduced...Myanmar Lab Expo 2017 will take place on 5-7 July...Nearly US$540 million in trade deficit in first month of this FY...18 tonnes of Myanmar coffee seeds to ship to America...Myanmar agarwood prepped for export...volume of marine Hilsa fish landings increased by seven times last FY...Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw in Vietnam...Osaka chamber of commerce to help attract SMEs to Japan-backed Thilawa...Illegal immigrant and human trafficker caught in An Township...Thailand’s Nation TV to film Myanmar Puppetry..... "OPINION": "Let Us Green Our Arid Region Urgently!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Your Rights, Your Responsibilities"-Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 16 May, 2017
Date of publication: 16 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President attends opening of rice husk power plant in Kyaiklat...CCTVs installed in Yangon region to be interlinked for better security system...Five bodies unearthed near 5 May explosion site in Buthidaung ...Rakhine Advisory Commission meets with Central Committee ...Rental price to be increased in major location of Yangon Region...Outbreaks of dengue fever rise in first four months of 2017...HIV infection mostly occurs in migrant community in Mon State...Stimulants, opium oil seized in Yangon, Muse...Chili growers in Thegon township expect good profits...CHDB plans to extend duration of mortgage payment...Fire destroys house in Pyaungpike Village...Ks 40 billion to be spent on electricity sector in Mandalay...Pyar Swe elephant camp in Mawlaik to be opened in the third week of May...Chatrium Hotel hands over multipurpose building to Monastic school...Mobile payment for pensioners coming soon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor and world leaders attend China talks...Low pressure persists over Andaman Sea...The Republic of the Union of Myanmar National Reconciliation and Peace Centre...YSX stock trading still unpopular among the public...Legal affairs & special cases commission chairman addresses at 17th Doha Forum..... "OPINION": "Peace Process with Signs of Promising Result"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Together with the people"-U KHIN MAUNG
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 15 May, 2017
Date of publication: 15 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Feshwater fish ponds opened in Maungtaw...2nd donation for Buddha Image and a garden held in Kengtung...Operating room to be opened at Maungtaw hospital...Yangon MPs discuss implementation of safe school bus system...Housing projects in big cities to be exhibited on 19 May...About 6,000 heritage buildings exist in nine townships in Yangon...Stamp duties of Ks5,000 and Ks10,000 to be levied on gold purchases...Help for fighting drought...Fighting water shortage in Rakhine..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor attends Belt and Road Forum in Beijing...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets separately with Swiss President, Prime Ministers of Mongolia, Poland and Sri Lanka in Beijing...Appointment of Cuban Ambassador to Myanmar agreed...Myawady border trade up by over US$16million in April...Lab Lab bean price surges from foreign demand..... "OPINION": "Everywhere we are seeing and hearing gridlock. Why? Myanmar"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar Heritage in “Memory of the World”"-Maung Thar (Archaeology)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 14 May, 2017
Date of publication: 14 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: YBS to put new buses on road soon...Over 20,000 migratory birds move to Indawgyi Lake...Amenitry Design Group wins tender for Mingalar market design...the first literature drama show to be held in Yangon...Action to be taken against illegal building on the Chindwin river bund...Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects natural disaster preparedness in Bago Region...UPDJC Secretariat meetings conclude...Garlic sells well in domestic market...Mount Kyaikhtiyo cable car project to be finalized in late July...c ar, generator, garage, refrigerated coffin for free funeral service in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Thura U Shwe Mann leaves for Qatar...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Beijing to attend Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation...Thailand’s seafood manufacturer to buy Myanmar’s mud crabs...Import of intermediate goods up by over $100 million...Border trade with India declines by over U$2 million in current ...Eel production to be boosted through G2G collaboration...Myanmar woman found dead in Thailand..... "OPINION": "Leaders should be Organizers" - Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLES: "Ability is ageless" - Tommy Pauk... "The secret of Hsenwi" - Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 13 May, 2017
Date of publication: 13 May 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Towards peaceful and developing Rakhine..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace committee achieves breakthrough in political sector...Workshop on Meiktila Lake Development Project...A motorboat sinks in Thandwe Townhsip...Union Minister for i nformation receives s ave Myanmar Film P roject t eam, Myanmar t ranslation Literature n etwork...A couple appears in court charged with inciting conflict...Summer Tennis Competition for youths..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker attends Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar for the Parliaments...Ravaged houses in Maungtaw to be rebuilt...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives ICRC president and party...President U Htin Kyaw r eceives Chair man of i C r C...Minister of s tate for Foreign Affairs receives e uropean Union Commissioner...More than 90,000 motorbikes imported via Muse last month...Demand for dried anthurium stems exceeds supply in export market ...Japan construction gear rental firm Aktio makes new foray into Myanmar...Myanmar Futsal League Championship to be held in May 24..... "OPINION": "Dilapidated eyesores, illegal annexes and canopies and urbanization problems"- Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "For Information"-Khin Yadanar
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 12 May, 2017
Date of publication: 12 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Uber starts ride-hailing service in Myanmar...Dengue outbreak in Rakhine under control...4th Rakhine National Day celebrated with enthusiasm in Maungtaw...About 16 lakh stimulants seized in buthidaung...i ndustrial agriculture exhibition to be held in Shan and Mon states...Union Election Commission holds a workshop reviewing 2017 by-election...Meeting of the Union p eace Dialogue Joint Committee s ecretariat continues...w ater from M o BA reaches out shortage areas...Ywalut handicrafts at risk of fading away...Training to be held to conserve Ayeyawady dolphins with SMART technology...Two vehicles crash on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Cnstruction market recovers....Coordinating meeting held for fifth regular meeting of Hluttaw...Voices From Myanmar Interfaith Friendship and Unity Group..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Anti-corruption will guarantee for protecting global peace : Anti-corruption chairman...ICRC delegation visits IDP camps in Rakhine State...Domestic gold price and US dollar exchange rate related to global market...Eels penetrate Thailand market...Local pea prices rise from India demand...Norfund partners with Singapore-based Yoma Strategic to distribute electricity...Petrol and diesel import volume slumps in April...Union Minister Dr Than Myint attends Grow Asia Forum..... "OPINION": "Youths, flowers and etiolated plan"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "The Three Challenging Tasks for Banks"-San Thein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 11 May, 2017
Date of publication: 11 May 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Myanmar celebrates Buddha Day...MOFA issues press release..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar celebrates Buddha Day...Tatmadaw families pour sacred water to Bo Tree...Buddha Day celebrated in Maungtaw, Rakhine State ...Watercolours to be exhibited in group show...Skilled labour shortage makes loom industry woes...Vocational training empowers women in remote Chin State...h eroin, ICE and yaba pills seized...Maubin Industrial Park project starts to be implemented...Media can cover UPC—21st Century Panglong Second Meeting...Colonial structure in Toungoo needs renovation...Drilling success in Magway will provide water for 1,400 villagers...Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary offers visit throughout the year to study golden deer and natural forests...Speedometer to be installed on the main road in Yangon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor to visit the People’s Republic of China...State Counsellor returns from EU Headquarters, Belgium, Italy and Britain...Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw leaves for Viet n am...FDI of US$19million flow into Thilawa this FY...Rice exports declined in April...14 HYLI conference to be held in Myanmar for sharing views on local and global issue..... "OPINION": "Save lives by driving Safe"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Towards Peaceful, Just &Fair and All-inclusive Societies"-Aye Myint Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 10 May, 2017
Date of publication: 10 May 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bogyoke Aung San Bridge inaugurated...Second work coordination meeting of National Road Safety Council...Union Minister for Information receives diplomats, media agencies...u nion Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong work committee meetings conclude...Two accidents in an hour on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Seven tea leaf factories under construction in Shan State...Build Tech Yangon 2017 on 18-20 May...Enterprises proposed under old investment law soon to be completely scrutinized...Rubber prices suffer sharp decline...Enhancing the conservation of wetlands in Myanmar: the government designates part of the Gulf of Mottama in Mon State as Myanmar’s fourth Ramsar site...Medical team treats 64 patients possibly afflicted with dengue fever in Rakhine...Rakhine Advisory Commission meets Rakhine State Govrnment...A robber arrested in Maungtaw Township...Speech therapy for cleft palates...Ministry to provide Ks 4.2 billion for old-age pension in fiscal 2017-2018..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan grants ¥ 610 million for HRD Scholarship...State Counsellor meets with Myanmar citizens in Britain...State Counsellor meets with u K o fficials...Korea-Myanmar Friendship Bridge (Dala) to be built in January 2018...Foreigners can apply for permanent residency...Souvenirs made of dry coconut in high demand...China merchants slash the demand of sugar...SG Min Aung Hlaing receives Royal Thai Navy Chief...e ntrance fee to Shwedagon Pagoda to increase...Dr. Than Myint leaves for Cambodia...Thailand, Myanmar score first ASEAN U-15 wins...Former Man UTD player trains Myanmar players..... "OPINION": "Youths, outstanding students, doyens and leaders"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Text and context of water pouring on Sacred Maha Bodhi Tree on Fullmoon Kasone"- Mada Saddhamma Jokike Dhaja, Sithu Dr- Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 9 May, 2017
Date of publication: 09 May 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Many voices for the Year of Peace..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Work committees meetings: economy, environment...Myanmar celebrates World Red Cross Day welcomes theme “Everywhere for everyone”...Yangon Water Bus services to create jobs for people...Dried turmeric sells well in southern Shan State...Electricity project in Thaton to be finished by 2018...Squatters increasing even in survey time...Yaba pills seized in Yangon, Laukkai...High transportation charges render watermelon growers loss-making...High price for cashew nut...Fish pond expanded to over 200 acres in Buthidaung Township...Factories in Yangon release gallons of waste water daily...Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda attracts 83,000 visitors in six months...Man feared dead after falling into river in Buthidaung Tsp...Two men die in explosion in Buthidaung ...Man escapes from five abductors in Maungtaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives London’s highest honour...Ancient Pyu cities of Sri Kestra kingdom hosted over 8,500 foreigners last FY...3,000 tourists visit Mandalay’s Myanansankyaw Golden Palace...Frozen meat to be sent back to China...Low-quality rice price rises with China’s demand..... "OPINION": "Every individual has a duty to pay tax"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "To strive hard to draw up a constitution suitable for the union"- U Khin Maung (A retired diplomat)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 8 May, 2017
Date of publication: 08 May 2017
Description/subject: OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: UPDJC’s work committees hold meetings...Ceremony for electrification of Se Kone and Kyar Kan villages...12,000 stimulant tablets seized in Maungtaw...Buried body found in Maungtaw Township...Firewood theft in Kinchaung village in Maungtaw...One man killed in storm in Loikaw...Voices of attendees of UPDJC’s work committees...UPDJC’s work committees hold meetings...Pontaloke Lake replenished with water supply...Customs duties unpaid goods worth over Ks 1,400 million seized in April...Five electro-diesel locomotives arrives...Price manipulation in industrial zone to be supervised..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Normal trade hit over US$1.4billion as of 28th April this FY...mySamsung programme launched...Import value goes up by over $200 million in April...Siemens’s cranes to be equipped at Myanmar ports...New Holland Agriculture to deliver 600 tractors to Myanmar government..... "OPINION": "Be kind but firm"-Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLES: "Defining “Love towards the country”"-Myint Htwe (Hotel & Tourism)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 7 May, 2017
Date of publication: 07 May 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: 1998 cultural heritage law to be amended before Bagan added to World Heritage list..... OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: Scholarship offered for under graduates and post graduates...Heavy rain makes Kawthoung flooded...Two thieves arrested in Yangon...Raw Opium seized in Phakant...Ks 230 million for Buthitaung township development in northern Rakhine State...Meeting on socio-economic development and resettlement in Rakhine State...Kayah State Chief Minister assists in repairing gale-hit houses...Exhibition for mangos and tea leaves to be held...Mixed chilli and corn cultivation increase profits...Over 1500 children with cleft lips, palates received free surgeries..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor attends dinner hosted by Boris Johnson, visits St. Mary’s Hospital...Myanmar exports to France and French tech cooperation and investment agreed...40,000 tourists visit Shwedagon Pagoda in April...Export value up by over US$460million as of 21st April this FY...Border trade with ITCs reaches Ks1.7 billion in current FY...Computers and accessories market cool down...Trade deficit reaches over $300 million in current FY..... "OPINION": "Launching an Initiative for Building a Platform for New Writers"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Discovery of a historical site by a late Octogenarian"-Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt..."Are modern inventions, ruining our future?"-Kaung Zan Phone Institute of Medicine B.E.H.S (2) Bahan..."Every face is lovable in my eyes"-Hnin Moh Moh Aung..."The Most Important Stakeholders in Education"-Dr. Nu Nu Win Mingalar Learning Center..."Problems between Parents & Teens"-Ei Phyu Phyu Zaw Yangon University of Foreign Languages
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 6 May, 2017
Date of publication: 06 May 2017
Description/subject: OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: Tatmadaw, KNU to conduct landmine clearance operations...U Myint Swe assists in restoration of pagodas in Bagan...Yangon water bus service to launch in June...Outstanding students go back home as the camps end...Second Myanmar Parliamentary Union meeting discusses Hluttaw set-up...Two villagers killed in Maungtaw Tsp...Second lighting festival to be held in Sept in Mandalay...Price of car slips rise again...Heroin and meth pills seized in Chinshwehaw...Express collided with light truck on Ygn-Mdy Highway...One dead, four injured due to violent rampage by nine masked men in Bago...More loans for Myanmar vegetable businessmen...MRF receiving plans of farmers for contract farming...Steep drop in number of free permit applications for car imports...Local shrimp hatchery battered by increasing shrimp deaths...Kandawgyi water supply pipes to be replaced and extended..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets Queen Elizabeth for lunch...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives representatives of Japan's Lower House...State Counsellor leaves Italy, arrives in London...U Ko Ko Naing presents his credentials to President of Laos...F...ish breeding centre to be completed in June...Agricultural products needed to seek approval to export to Korea...Diplomatic relations established between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Republic of Liberia...State Counsellor visits Great Britain...35 Myanmar smuggling victims found in Thailand..... "OPINION": "We must still wait with patience for favorable times to reach us"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Taking the wheel on road safety"-Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 5 May, 2017
Date of publication: 05 May 2017
Description/subject: OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: Second day of 10th Union Joint Monitoring Committee meeting in Yangon...New Investment Law to come into force soon...Press conference on one year- performance held...Post graduate diploma in civil service management graduation ceremonies...Two killed, two injured in car crash on Ygn- Mdy Highway...3 MDG urges people to cooperate...Fire breaks out in Sittway...Scientific Literary Award to be awarded on 7 May...Methamphetamine pills seized in Lashio, Naunghkio Townships...Projects to prevent river banks failure in Mandalay...Public welfare activities performed honoring Fireman Day...Workshop in Tachileik to vanish forced labor...Outstanding students end making camps in Bagan, Inle, Ngwehsaung...Electrical sub-stations to be built in Rakhine...Ks250 million each donated to two philanthropic foundations..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor’s meeting with Pope leads to diplomatic ties...Remarks of Federica Mogherini at the joint press conference after a meeting with the State Counsellor in Brussels...Myanmar targets 2M tonnes of rice exports this FY...India mulls oil pipeline to Myanmar...Myanmar to export 18 tonnes of coffee seed to US...Unilever forms Myanmar JV for home and personal care products...Tourist arrivals increased by 22 per cent in the first two months of 2017..... "OPINION": "YBS is at the people’s service!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Acacia conncinna (Sour Kinpun Plant), A Herbal Plant Sutiable for Hot Season"-Zwe Htet Shin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 4 May, 2017
Date of publication: 04 May 2017
Description/subject: OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Gazette...JMC-U holds 10th meeting in Yangon...Outstanding students in Ngwehsaung and Bagan camp on sightseeing tours Students observe...Yaba pills seized in Mandalay and Yangon...Agricultural service centres to be established in 33 places within four years...Over Ks58 billion to be spent to supply electricity to rural areas...Super Custom overturns on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Government exceeds revenue target in fiscal 2016-2017...Myawady FC beats City Yangon FC 4-3 after penalty shoots..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor arrives in Rome...Proposed appointment of Nepalese Ambassador agreed upon...World Press Freedom Day event held in Yangon...U Tha Aung Nyun concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Fiji...CBM Governor, US Ambassador hold talks...Secretary of Maungtaw Investigation Commission meets United States Ambassador...YSX hit all-time stock trading low in April...India, Myanmar chambers of commerce sign MoU...Thailand CRC Sports to expand into region...3,400 jobs created by recently permitted enterprises...3rd batch training for upgrading leadership capacities conducted..... "OPINION": "Emergence of jewels—youths of great value for future"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Myanmar Requires Direct Selling Law"-Maung Htay Oo (St. John)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 3 May, 2017
Date of publication: 03 May 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Gov’t takes steps to protect people from ravages of climate change..... OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS:Minimum wage, child labour protections coming...About Ks 880 million worth WY-stimulants seized in Maungtaw...Production costs of melon increases by Ks5 lakhs per acre in ChaungU Tsp...Ministries clarify performance...House, cowsheds set on fire..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets King of Belgium, PM and EU heads...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets King of Belgium, PM and EU heads...Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand demand labour rights...Local fishery exports increase this year...Growers get healthy profits for durian fruit...About Ks2000 billion agricultural loans to be lent in current FY...Senior General receives Singaporean Ambassador..... "OPINION": "Timing is everything"-Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLES: "A friend in need is a friend indeed"-Ba Khet Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 2 May, 2017
Date of publication: 02 May 2017
Description/subject: OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: Over 3,000 workers march in honour of 127th May Day...Paper reading sessions, book festival comes to an end...Fire destroys roof of Maungtaw home...Water tanker donated to fight drought in Mandalay...Sunday Pet Fish Market to be opened in Yangon’s Zoo...Outstanding Youth honoured in Inle, Ngwehsaung and Bagan Recreation Camps...Acrylic works of artist Kyaw Thu Win to be exhibited...Riverview Point Condo expo to be held...2nd Donation Ceremony for Thiri Mingalar Mahasasana Beikman in Insein, Yangon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Rakhine to export 10,000 tonnes of matpe to India...Burmese-American man killed in front of his children...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Europe...Myanmar migrant workers return to Thailand...Sein Ta Lone price rebounds from three-day decline...1,000 tonnes of jade exported in first half of April...Three foreign countries propose to buy bamboo charcoal...IFC, CBM promote new credit reporting regulation...Yadanabon FC will play against Than Quan Thann FC today..... "OPINION": "Pollution, Pollution ….Everywhere!"-Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLES: "Losses Which Are Irreplaceable"-Khin Maung Htay (Education)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 1 May, 2017
Date of publication: 01 May 2017
Description/subject: OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS: Stimulant tablets seize in Bahmo...Two men missing in Yathedaung...Myanmar Citizens Bank opens Sittway Branch...Modern three-storey Mayyu Market under construction in Sittway...President U Htin Kyaw sends Worker’s Day message...Paper reading sessions, book festival continues U Win...JMC to establish 10 local offices...Old, new outstanding students share knowledge...Construction Minister inspects housing projects..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi leaves for Europe...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker attends ASEAN-AIPA Leaders’ Interface...Japan’s IHI opens concrete factory in Myanmar...Rice price rises with foreign demand...About 75 tonnes of honey exported to China in April...Border trade in first week of April fetched over US$140million...SG Min Aung Hlaing concludes Germany visit..... "OPINION": "Good start will lead to goal of safe work sites"-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLES: "The Campbell Institute: 4 principles of workplace safety"-Amy May
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 30 April, 2017
Date of publication: 30 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Ayeyawady dolphin found dead with tail chopped off...Meeting held for progress of the film industry...Deforestation worst in forest with valuable wood...Action to be taken if prohibited food found for sale...Free online job preparation course to be opened...Fire burns down two homes in Maungtaw Township...Men of letters have the same wish for progress of the freedom of literary talks...Outstanding students tour Bagan and Mandalay...MRTV officials and 5 Content Providers for FTA channels meet..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attends 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings...Senior General holds talks with State Secretary of Germany over bilateral relations, cooperation...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets separately with Indonesian President and Brunei Sultan...ICRC visits Buthidaung Correctional Facility for 3rd time...Agri-exports expected to exceed US$3 billion in current FY...Russia to import Myanmar mango next month...Trade with ASEAN countries reaches $8.5 billion..... "OPINION":"We can build up a good nation with able & morally right civil service personnel"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"Myanmar pushes through with investment reforms"-Oxford Business Group
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 29 April, 2017
Date of publication: 29 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:Five more ministries hold press conference on one year performance..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:First coordination meeting of Steering Committee to Set up Myanmar Owned Satellite System held...Literary awards to be selected in accord with rules and regulations in transparent manner: Union Information Minister...Traditional woven baskets earns local people good income...Hard Rock Cafe Opens First Location in Myanmar...Shwe property expo to be held in Ygn...Job hunting now mostly done by surfing the net...Rental property demand high in Mandalay...Rental property demand high in Mandalay...Kyemon daily celebrates 60th anniversary in Yangon...Pathein umbrella sells well in Ayeyawady region...Yangon govt to invest 64 per cent of housing budget for squatters...Yangon school buses soon to be internationalized...Myanmar football teams to play friendly match against Inter Milan..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Reforms for stable economy to be accelerated with World Bank...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manila for ASEAN Summit...SG Min Aung Hlaing visits Military Museum in Berlin...Reforms for stable economy to be accelerated with World Bank...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manila for ASEAN Summit...Myanmar, Thailand to cooperate in education sector...Murder suspect should be extradited...ICRC delegation visits Buthidaung correctional facility...Myanmar targets 3.5 million tourists in 2017...Watermelon and muskmelon growers reap handsome profits...Mung bean and pigeon pea export price on the decline..... "OPINION":"A Major Necessity for the People"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"Augean Stables in Myanmar & Daw Aung San Suu Kyi"-Linn Aye..."Unforgettable Kyemon Journal"-Anyattara
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 April, 2017
Date of publication: 28 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:State Counsellor calls for betterment of Union Peace Conference...Vice President stresses need to protect farmers rights...Action being taken against bus drivers violating rules...Vice President stresses need to protect farmers rights...Improvements for Yangon Bus Service passengers in progress...Five suspects detained in Buthidaung Township...Workshop on Public Service Media held in Nay Pyi Taw...Reforestation by private sector and government...Raw opium seized in Tangyan...Intellectual Property Laws need awareness promotion...Illegal goods worth Ks16.93 billion seized in fiscal year 2016-2017...Private companies to be granted all types of insurance..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Vice President U Henry Van Thio and wife attend ceremony of the Netherlands National Day...Parliamentary delegation leaves for the Philippines...Myanmar eyes close military ties with Germany...Myanmar, ROK sign technology agreement...ICRC delegation visits Buthidaung in Rakhine State...International Modern Technology and Machinery Expo to be held in Mandalay...USDA forecasts gains in rice, corn production in Myanmar...Large cargo ship docks at Sule Port...660 tonnes of mango exported to China within a week...Mizoram bans import of pigs and piglets from Myanmar and Bangladesh..... "OPINION":"Conservation of Forests and Trees"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"Strengthening Myanmar’s Tourism Industry"-Ye Myat Tun
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 April, 2017
Date of publication: 27 April 2017
Description/subject: PHYUTHU HULTTAW :Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Swiss Ambassador to Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw representatives informed to attend parliamentary session...MPs invited to attend Amyotha Hluttaw session..... EXECUTIVE:Monetary help for pregnant women, Rakhine State given high priority...Four ministries hold press conference on one year performance... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:9th meeting of BIMSTEC held in Yangon...MoI reviews printing and publishing enterprises...Monetary help for pregnant women, Rakhine State given high priority...Furniture making courses to open in M...Internet users spend 2.4 hrs a day on ‘net...Myanmar crafts need more proficient makers...Weekend bazaar to launch next month...Fire destroys religious building in Yathedaung Township, Rakhine State...Stabbing in Yathedaung Township, Rakhine State...New transformers for increased electricity demand...Water Taxi Services to launch in third week of May..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Major effort for development of Myanmar tourism...President U Htin Kyaw accepts credentials of ambassadors of Thailand and Belgium...U Hau Do Suan presents his Credentials to Vice President of the Republic of Cuba...OCHA Donor Support Group meet with Rakhine State Government...Major effort for development of Myanmar tourism...Tourism booms at U Bein Bridge and Taungthaman Lake...Cargo ship capsizes near Bargayar Port...Hong Kong to help Myanmar set up gold exchange...Export of CMP garment products hit over US$1.8b...Gov’t pushing to enhance private sector...Export mushrooms fall short of standard quality..... "OPINION":"Union Peace"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"Yadanarbon Daily in The Past Representing Thousands of Eyes & Ears"-Khin Maung Aye (Mandalay)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 April, 2017
Date of publication: 26 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: Transportation, electricity are keys to jobs, development...Peace negotiators hold press conference on National Level Political Dialogue for Shan State...Third day of National Level Political Dialogue for Shan State...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Diamond Aircraft Industry...Union Ministries and Rakhine State Gov’t coordination meeting held...Restaurant owners fined for failure to affix tax stamps...Yangon government earns over Ks159 million from cooperative enterprises...Stock trading on YSX hit over Ks80.9billion over a year...21 markets in Yangon Region in the process of upgrading...Myanmar women LFPR low compared to neighbors...123 telecoms licences have been issued to date...First time of Rice Conference held in Yangon...7th anniversary of Khami National Day to be celebrated in Buthidaung Tsp on a grand scale...7,000 stimulant tablets worth K 14 million seized in Maungtaw Township...Heroin and stimulant tablets seized in Mohnyin Township...Myanmar Women League for 2017 season restarts..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:State Counsellor to attend 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in the Philippines, pay official visits to EU countries...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Indonesian parliamentary delegation...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar...National Bank of Canada acquires 22% stake in Myanmar mobile money outfit...Agricultural products accounted for 25 per cent of total export volume...Stock trading on YSX hit over Ks80.9billion over a year...Sein Ta Lone and mango valueadded products to ship to Korea...Trade value rises over 2 per cent; US$500mil of loans repaid...Border trade value with ITC totaled over Ks43billion...Negotiations to open private universities in Myanmar...Signing on Memorandum of Understanding between Myanmar and the Netherlands for education..... "OPINION":"Building a better world through creativity and innovation"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLES:"Peace is the foundation for prosperity"-Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 April, 2017
Date of publication: 25 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:Myanmar Women League for 2017 season restarts..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Yangon Region Hluttaw reviews YBS bus system...Peace conference to resume on 24 May...National Level Political Dialogue for Shan State continues for second day...Population of golden deer increases at Chutthin Wildlife Sanctuary...Crop insurance to be introduced in Shwebo, Pyay townships...Myanmar citizens granted health care licence...Heroin and methamphetamine pills seized...Invitation to World Intellectual Property Day...Ayeyawady farmers remain to repay over Ks286billion of loan debt to MADB...Price of cars with non-Yangon licences falls...Growers get high price for pineapples...Ministries hold press conference on performances in one year...2017 General Aung San Shield to be celebrated..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than receives Indonesia Upper House delegation...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives ceremonial Guard of Honour in Austria...Myanmar delegation to observe real estate services in Vietnam...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives OCHA Donor Support Group...Vice President U Henry Van Thio arrives back from the Netherlands...U Win Naing presents his credentials to Philippines President...U Hau Do Suan concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Jamaica...Education Ministry invites students to apply for ASEAN scholarship award...Myanmar invited to show fruits, flowers and vegetables in South Korea exhibition...Myanmar to host invitational Chinlone contest prior to 29th SEA Games..... "OPINION":"The Importance of Thinking"-Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLES:"Alarmingly Oceans Are Contaminated With Plastics"-San Shwe Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 April, 2017
Date of publication: 24 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:Shan State National Level Political Dialogue begins..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Food poisoning victims treated in Taninthayi Township...Stimulant tablets,ice seized in Mandalay, Mabein...Exam results released for basic education students...Minister urges locals to prepare for natural disasters...Agricultural development strategy to finalise in July...Tasks carried out after diarrhea outbreak...Redrafting of Municipal Law underway...Number of beachgoers at Chaungtha increases post-Thingyan...Commodity price climbs up post-Thingyan..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Myanmar worker found hanged in Thailand...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Austria...PROMOTE THE CONTRIBUTIONS: YOUTH AGENDA IN URBAN PLANNING...Flymya acquires Londonbased API start-up SWITCH.CM...Selections for maths olympiad held in Kyimyindine Township...Woodside adds a fifth well in Myanmar drilling programme...Mango fetches good price in China..... "OPINION":"Peace does not come from a meeting room, but from your heart and mind"-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLES:"Myanmar Green Peacock …………… to last forever"-Dr. Myint Thein (B.V.S)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 April, 2017
Date of publication: 23 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:Gov’t to ease restrictions, rules to create loan opportunities for private sector.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Gold supply exceeds demand in Yangon market...Onion price high in domestic market after Cyclone Maarutha...Vice President U Henry Van Thio tours Amsterdam water resources management center...Union Information m inister inspects mr TV retransmission station, I pr D offices and library in Chin State...Police arrests one more suspect in publisher murder case, recovered victim’s belongings ...All-weather roads for rural people by 2030...Holding of 4th a yeyawady literary festival discussed ...Manageable catfish businesses suspended in Yedashe ...Ygn-Mdy expressway accident kills one...Non-transparent contracts in Yangon Region to be reviewed .....EXTERNAL RELATIONS:National Security Advisor to Government visits China...Yangon authority to boost cooperation with international housing professionals...Border trade with China from Chinshwehaw gate decreases over $5 million...Georgians c aught w ith US$90,000 Of Stolen Cash...MR’s new locomotives to arrive on May Day...Khin Maung Myint...Tin Prices Start To Recover As Myanmar Shipments Fall...My...anmar U-19 loses to HAGL in 3 rd place of the 2017 U 19 Championship..... "OPINION":"The Education Triangle"-Dr. Nu Nu Win.....ARTICLES:"Kyauktwin Thuye: the Daredevil of the First Defile"-Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 April, 2017
Date of publication: 22 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:World Bank loan for MFSD signed.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Suspect in murder of publisher arrested...Thousands of pink colored drugs seized in Maungtaw...Third commemoration events for Hantharwady U Win Tin held...Suspect in murder of publisher arrested...Myanmar Forest Products e xhibition-2017 to be held in May...17 accidents, 4 deaths on Yangon- Mandalay Highway during Thingyan...Independent research town to build in Dagon ( e ast) township...s afe Houses to be opened in Yangon and Mandalay...I ce and yaba pills seized in Myeik...w orld Book Day on 25 a pril in British c ouncil library...e xpress bus crashes into bridge on expressway...New transformers installed in Mandalay District... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Chief Scout of Myanmar Boy Scouts and a Scout Leader left for Indonesia to attend 9th APR Scout Leaders Summit...Children in Beijing for free cardiac surgery receive medical checkups...Vice President U Henry Van Thio meets with Netherlands Ministers...State Counsellor receives chairman of CITIC ...UN FAO supports flood-affected Magway...Minister of State for Foreign Affairs receives outgoing ROK Ambassador...Myanmar in same group with China in 2018 AFC U-19 Championship qualifier....."OPINION":"Global communities need to work together to fight global warming "-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLES:"Petrified rocks should be protected"-Khin Maung Myin..."Trump may change rules allowing Myanmar terror victims to immigrate to United States"-Mica Rosenberg and Yeganeh Torbati
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 April, 2017
Date of publication: 21 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Wind and hail headed for northern Myanmar...Wind and hail headed for northern Myanmar...Price of jade falls in Mandalay market post-Thingyan...Drugs seized in Kawthoung and s ittway...l andmine kills one, injures in Kachin s tate...More than 3200 a mphetamine pills seized in s ittway...a bout 3 million passengers expected to take circular train in Yangon in 2020 ...District-level tournaments of s han s tate c hief Minister’s Trophy to begin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Import with ITCs at borders hits over Ks1 billion in first week of April...Export value up by over $130 million in current ...Bilateral trade with China hit US $9.4 billion before end of FY2016-17...Myanmar, Japan to boost collaboration on SME development...Vice President U Henry Van Thio tours r otterdam Port in the Netherlands...Deputy Speaker of a myotha Hluttaw meets with Secretary- g eneral of Liberal Democratic Party in Japan...M o I donates stationery to Tiddim and r eedhorda libraries...Myanmar Central Bank g overnor attends 13th a C g M and 3rd a FC g M meeting...U Myo Myint Than appointed as a mbassador to Kingdom of Thailand...PR ess R elease Diplomatic Relations established between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Republic of the Marshall Islands...Poor results of Myanmar FCs; a bit hope for Yadanabon in AFC...Myanmar athletes participate in 2017 Singapore Championship...Myanmar U 19 misses final even wins HAGL with flying goals..... "OPINION":"Only we can choose our leader"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"Rare Species —Ayeyawady Dolphins"-Maung Tha (Archaeology)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 April, 2017
Date of publication: 20 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Seven more arrests, linked to huge 2016 drug bust...Seven more arrests, linked to huge 2016 drug bust...Thingyan crimes down in m onywa this year...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than meets with Myawady residents...Housings for government employees to be constructed in regions and states...Mon s tate’s Thanphyuzayat Township needs water...Transport authorities prioritise railway project...Hteesekha w aterfall in l oikaw draws crowds...Yaba seized on l ashio-Mong Yaw road...s timulant pills seized in Kalaw Tsp...a D Van crashed into road-divider on Highway...Looking into the Progress of Social Affairs in One-Year Period...o ne l andmine Explodes in Mansi...o rganic markets to open in townships of Yangon...Rakhine traditional t hingyan festival in Maungtaw ends...a laungdaw Kathapa to be closed because of bad weather..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Murder suspect on the run...Briton suspected of killing compatriot in Yangon last year goes into hiding...Vice President U Henry Van Thio starts working visit to the Netherlands...Energy management courses to be provided free by experts..... "OPINION":"Make hay while the sun shines"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"A Temporary Escape from the Hustle-bustle of City Life"-Dr. Saw Mra Aung..."20 April 2017 10 Natio N al l oilem paints itself a rosy picture"-Thae Naing Oo (Myanmarsar)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 April, 2017
Date of publication: 19 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: resident U Htin Kyaw welcomes New Year with prayers, respect to the aged..... DOMESTIC NEWS:Nay p yi Taw doctors reattach hand severed at the wrist...President U Htin Kyaw welcomes New Year with prayers, respect to the aged...Earthquake damages pagoda in Talay...r FID system to be installed in licensed vehicles to spot illegal cars...Union m inister for Information visits public library in Kalay...Real estate development is 20% of Myanmar citizen investments...YSX not fully awakened after Thingyan holiday with low stock trading...Economic Scenario In One Year Together With The People...Villager injured by robbers...Fire destroys a house in Maungtaw...Stimulant pills seized in Kachin and Shan States.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS:U Hau Do Suan presents his credentials to United m exican States p resident...a ccused killer found in Scotland, still not arrested...FDI hit over US$70billion as of end of March; last FY saw over US$6,649mil...Thai-Myanmar border trade value up by nearly US$250million...Children to receive free surgery in China...Tourists enjoy visiting Innwa region...Myanmar U18 gets first win....."OPINION":"Only Peace is of Great Importance"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES:"Earth Optimism: Helping Wild Elephants Where They Roam"
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 April, 2017
Date of publication: 18 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:p aritta Recitation Ceremony held at p residential p alace...Maarutha makes landfall, weakens...Today is the auspicious day, ending the 1378 ME & changing into the Myanmar New Year 1379 ME...Myanmar New Year Message of Greetings of Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U Win Myint...Myanmar New Year Message of Greetings of Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than...President U Htin Kyaw’s New Year Day Message of Greetings...Vice President U Myint Swe’s New Year Message...New Year Message of Greetings of Vice President U Henry Van Thio...New Year Message of Greetings of the C-in- C of Defence Services...Pyithu Hluttaw organises Paritta reciting ceremony...a myotha Hluttaw Speaker pays respects to elder persons in Myawady...1,200 crimes, 285 dead, 1,073 injured nationwide during Thingyan Festival...Fire destroys twelve shops in Maungtaw...Maungtaw villager missing..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Wishes for Myanmar New Year from Embassies in Myanmar...Murder victim’s kin: ‘Our hearts are broken’..... "OPINION":"New Year resolutions should include humanitarian needs"-Aye m in Soe..... ARTICLE:"Scientists discover eggs of one of world’s most endangered turtles"...Smithsonian Scientists Discover Two Colorful Geckos in Vanishing Myanmar Rainforest
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 15 April, 2017
Date of publication: 15 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Cooler weather for revelers on Akya Day...Cooler weather for revelers on Akya Day...Buddha statue washing in Maungtaw draws crowds...Youths practice meditation during Thingyan Festival...Nay Pyi Taw residents enjoying Thingyan Akya...Myanma Railways to have separate rail lines for city and highway circular trains...Government aims to earn U s $160 million from telecoms operators...2.5 million a TM users at 3,200 a TM machines...Dispute for compensation remains unsettled...2,200 farming implements sold in s againg Region...l icenses issued to makeshift oil refineries.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS:o ver 1,000 buses to arrive next month...Armed robbery in Maungtaw...Dual selfie camera phone popular...Fire destroys buildings in Hlinethaya...Over 400 navigation markers to be erected in April...Wakema villagers to receive free eye surgery...Public safety awareness conducted in Seikphyu Township...Stimulants seized in Mayangon....."OPINION":"Safety needs of the people come first"-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLES:"How Myanmar New Year Day of 17 th April became a blessed day for the people on the Earth?"-U Khin Maung Phone Ko..."I Pray to God for Nationwide & Global Peace!"-Khin Maung Oo (Tada-U)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 April, 2017
Date of publication: 14 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Thingyan celebrations kick off ...Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than attends opening of Thingyan festival in Myawady...Thingyan celebrations make a splash in Maungtaw District...Tatmadaw families celebrate Thingyan...Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival set to close on 18 April...Kf w to provide assistance for rural development ...Aquarium fish selling well in Friday market...Seven dead, one missing in Minbya boat accident...Private schools offering teaching positions...YSX sees lowest stock trading on 12 April...Domestic gold price hits Ks910,000 per tical with high global price...List of restricted investment activities released by MIC...Badamyar gas field project to be completed next month...Mandalay Maha Thingyan pavilion opens..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:ASEAN Culture and Tourism Photo Contest to be held...Myawady border trade value up by over US$200million in last FY..... "OPINION":"Sprinkling of water using sprigs of Thabyey (Eugenia)"-Tha Sein... ARTICLES:"Da Gu La and Rakhine Traditional Water Festival"-Laywadi Tun Saw Khine..."Our Beloved & Holy Thingyan"-a mara ( y upa)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 April, 2017
Date of publication: 13 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 453 from Insein Prison included in pre-Thingyan prisoner release...Low pressure expected to form in Bay of Benga...s ome like it hot, but heat can be fatal...2,075 land grabbing complaints settled in one year...Tenders to be invited for 10 projects including upgrading of Yangon circular railway...Viber Group to be formed for YBS complaints...Nearly 3,000 lepers need to receive treatment annually...Private schools offering teaching positions...Traffic authorities accelerate road safety activities in hot spot areas in Monywa...Summer paddy to be grown on 185-acre plot of land in Sagaing township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Trial pumping of imported crude oil to China via South East Asia pipeline...Myanmar, China discuss maintaining peace and stability and development of the border areas, continuation of China’s constructive support for the peace process of Myanmar..... "OPINION": "Traditional culture that is worth keeping in our minds"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Thingyan New Year Festival: The Time for Community"-Oxford Sayadaw Prof. Dr. Dhammasami, DPhil (Oxford)..."Maha Thingyan Sar"-Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 April, 2017
Date of publication: 12 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Gov’t confirms plans to enact commission recommendations...Political Scenario In One Year Together With The People..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: rural citizens are country’s backbone...r akhine State Chief m inister meets m aungtaw residents, inspects land reclamation tasks...Fifteen people detained for illegal entry into m yanmar...Former ten-household head missing in m aungtaw Township...Under ‘95 model buses granted 3-month extension...16-bed station hospital to be built in Dabayin township...Prize presentation for winners of painting contest...n ew cyclone shelters in Kayin s tate...Beer and goods sold without paying customs duties seized...MRTV announces content providers for Digital Free-to-Air of its Multi-Channel Playout System...Commercial tax on gold purchases to start this month...5,000 tonnes of grapes to be purchased for new winery... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw arrives back from China...o ver 64,000 tourists visited s hwedagon Pagoda last month...Forty FDI proposals still to be verified according to old law...External trade value up by over US$1billion during last FY...Commerce ministry continues efforts to enter foreign markets..... "OPINION": "No one is above the law"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "Etiquette: After You"-San Shwe Aung..."Quenching thirst, improving health in Bawsai"-Min Ye Kyaw Kaung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 April, 2017
Date of publication: 11 April 2017
Description/subject: OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U Myint Swe attends the 5 th regular meeting with Myanmar entrepreneurs...Top commercial and income taxpayers awarded certificates of honou...Rakhine s tate c hief Minister delivers natural disaster prevention aid in Buthidaung Township...Regional government spends Ks8 billion for prevention of floods...a uthorities to inspect construction of pandals...Three more first aid centres to be opened on highway...Appointment of ambassador agreed on ...Three houses burn down in Maungtaw...490 morphine vials seized in Sittway...Body found in Buthidaung..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, China agree to oil pipeline...M o I conducts training for digital newspapers...President U Htin Kyaw meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, NPCSC Chairman m r. Zhang Dejiang...India promotes friendship with Myanmar via healthcare improvement projects..... "OPINION": "Let's stand together in times of hardship"-Tha Sein..... ARTICLES: "Students opt for staycation or travelling or contributing voluntary services during the summer vacation"- Tommy pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 April, 2017
Date of publication: 10 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U Myint Swe calls for more forestry protection...Charity shows aim to raise funds for victims in war-torn Kachin State ...TEDx Yangon 2017 aims to share ideas to inspire people...City authorities get over Ks4 billion from billboard leases...12 tonnes of watermelon, muskmelon seeds required per year...Buthidaung-A Ngu Maw Road upgraded to concrete...110th anniversary of Literary Icon Zaw Gyi celebrated ...MIC soon to invite investors to establish new industrial zones...More stalls for broiler chicken to be opened..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady visit the Buddha Tooth Relic temple, Forbidden City and the Great Wall...Over 18,000 tourists entered Myanmar via Tachilek last year...ASEAN photo contest welcomes photographers to reveal beauty of Myanmar...Current fiscal year to see FDI of over US$ 6 billion...Chinese Buddhist delegation calls on State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee...Hong Kong to help Myanmar set up a gold exchange...Myanmar women football won consecutively..... "OPINION": "Everybody has a Duty "-Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLE: "Shitthoung, a potential tourist attraction, in Mrauk U"-Htay Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 April, 2017
Date of publication: 09 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Villagers in conflict areas in northern Rakhine to get land soon...Survivors, families of victims of ferry capsize gets cash assistance...Buthidaung to celebrate traditional Thingyan festival...Disaster mitigation training course in Buthidaung township concluded...Aids should be constructive to peace, stability and progress...INTERPOL Red Notice on suspect Aung Win Khaing...Ferry boat victims provided with cash assistance...35th sanctuary-giving festival to be held in Monywa...35th sanctuary-giving festival to be held in Monywa...stimulant pills worth over K 1.1 billion confiscated in Kalaw...Illegal frozen beef seized in Hsenwi...WY-branded stimulant pills seized in Kawthoung...Illegal sawn timber seized at Yaypu checkpoint...New investments in April create over 9,400 job opportunities: MIC...Sugar prices decrease in domestic market...Yangon United FC keeps up momentum with nine consecutive win..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady visit Shanghai and Hangzhou...UCSB launches Public Consultations on Civil Service reform...More than 16,000 workers took overseas jobs in eight countries last month...Border trade exports via Muse declines by over $370 million...Export of broken rice to EU increases by over 4,500 tonnes..... "OPINION": "Are ferry accidents preventable?"-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLE: "Climate change is undermining sustainable development in Myanmar'-Fatima Arkin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 April, 2017
Date of publication: 08 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: A good year for Yangon real estate market expected...Myanmar’s first waste-to-energy plant comes into operation in Yangon...Vice-Senior General Soe Win attends graduation ceremony of OTS...More press conferences on Union Government first year performance...Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint inspects news-paper houses, radio and television stations...ob opportunities to create in underdeveloped regions...only seated passengers — no standing — on new buses...Yaba worth Ks 89.4 million seized on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...At least 20 killed in two ships crash in Pathein...House destroyed by fire caused by overheated rice cooker...500 illegally cut logs seized in Kalaw District, Sagaing Region...New hospital, market, fire brigade building to benefit ethnic people in southern Shan State...Shan United stands at 2nd place..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady visit Terracotta Army...Speaker U Win Myint receives Chair of Global Commission on Drug Policy and Former President of Switzerland...State Counsellor receives Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy and Former President of Switzerland...State Counsellor receives French delegation...EU congratulates Myanmar on successful by-election...DPAG and GCDP to jointly organize event on Drug Policy...Krung Thai launches money transfer Service..... "OPINION": "Code of Conduct & Code of Practice"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever"-Alex Kirby
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 April, 2017
Date of publication: 07 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: State Counsellor: some success, but we are not home and dry yet...Three Ministries hold press conference on one-year performance..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 3 released, 8 still detained for murder, missing persons cases in Maungtaw...Husband dead, wife injured after beating by neighbour and others in Buthidaung...shortage of old trucks hike up rental costs for Thingyan revelers...MPA arranges for embarkation of ocean liners...30-mile greening project around Yangon City to continue this FY...establishing community based drug treatment in myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker U Win Myint receives deputy executive director of UNICEF...Myanmar businessmen to visit InterPlas Thailand 2017...Difficulties of fishermen resolved thanks to Myanmar-Thai negotiations...Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than receives delegation...Thura U Shwe Mann meets former Swiss President and Chair of the GCDP...President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin arrive in People’s Republic of China on state visit...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF...Diplomatic relations established between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Republic of Malta...MFF to cooperate with Vietnamese companies to boost fishery exports...Viet Nam purchased large volume of maize from Myanmar...Over 2.3million tonnes of sugar re-exported...Thailand to assist in Myanmar plastics business...export value with ITC over Ks1billion; imports over Ks16billion...MPUsystem for border and normal trade transaction...Agricultural loans for crop growers to be increased this FY...Thousands of myanmar migrant workers apply for identity cards in Thailand..... "OPINION": "What The Whole Populace Want Is The Nationwide Peace!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "DEPRESSION : LET'S TALK"-Dr. Aung Soe @ Aung Kyaw Moe Retired State Medical Superintendent
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 April, 2017
Date of publication: 06 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Workshop held to setup framework and process for private sector development..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine committee discusses recommendations...Yangon Region Hluttaw: Squatters list almost complete...We want youths to have a good time in simplest way during Myanmar traditional Thingyan Festival...Internet connectivity boost in Maungtaw...Gale destroys houses...Installation of new lamp posts aim to reduce crime in Mandalay c ity...Pre-Thingyan real estate sale to be held in Golden Valley...c ontainer transport company to be formed...c hildren in upper Myanmar get free cleft lip and palate repair surgery...Dried fish business could be suspended...Three women in Maungtaw allege rape...Murder suspect arrested in Maungtaw...Fire destroys house in Aung Tharya Village, Maungtaw...Fire destroys house in Aung Tharya Village, Maungtaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Aid still flowing into Maungtaw villages...Myanmar, UN representatives meet in Nay Pyi Taw...Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than receives Czech ambassador..... "OPINION": "Co-dependency, Dependency Culture, Self-help & Volunteerism"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "A Visit to the Moeyumgyi Wet-land Wild life Sanctuary "-Dr. Saw Mra Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB )
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 April, 2017
Date of publication: 05 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Ministry of Planning and Finance Directorate of Invesment and Company Administration Announcement of Myanmar Investment Rules.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: ‘We can cover news freely'...Anti-corruption commission sues police sub-inspector in Singaing...Talk on business for peace held at UMFCCI -Ko Moe...House destroyed by fire in Phawteechaung Village, Maungtaw...Three suspects arrested in Buthidaung Township...Press conference on performance of legal system in the first year of a new government...Sarus crane (Grus antigone) conservation continues in Ayeyawady Delta...Over 100 villages in Bago Region likely to face water shortages...Wooden furniture selling well in Mandalay...More than 1,000 traffic police to be deployed during Thingyan...Yangon Region gov’t grants Ks2.2 billion loans to 98 SMEs in FY2016-17...Gold and Jewellery shops not to collect tax on purchase without directive...Shwenatha low-cost apartment to sell in the end of April...New car parking system to start in Yangon - Ko Htwe...Assessing climate risk in Myanmar: summary for policymakers and planners - Source(s): Columbia University United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Myanmar (UN-HABITAT Myanmar) World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ‘We can cover news freely'...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets ambassadors...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Vietnamese ambassador...Himalaya Airlines to fly Yangon-Nepal route twice a week...Austrian gov’t to grant development loans to Myanmar in three sectors..... "OPINION": "Keep emotions of both communities tightly reined in" - Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "A Visit to the Moeyumgyi Wet-land Wildlife Sanctuary" - Dr. Saw Mra Aung ": "
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 April, 2017
Date of publication: 04 April 2017
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:- Myanmar Gazette: Confirmation of heads of service organizations.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Garment factory in Sittway provides more than 100 jobs...Hopes from by-election: land, rights, health, jobs, parking - Interviewer: Min Thit, Zaw Gyi, Nanda Win, Nay Lin Photo: Nay Zaw...Acknowledgement of People’s Contribution to the Peace Fund—Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong 3rd April 2017...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Notification Nay Pyi Taw, 3 April 2017...Correction...Maungtaw man kidnapped by masked men...Man stabbed to death in Maungtaw Township...Meeting for smooth investigations in Maungtaw and Buthidaung courts...Thieves who stole battery and cables from telecom towers arrested...Hope from by election...Voice from U Sai Aung Kyaw of the SNLD, elected representative from Kehsi Constituency in the 2017-by election...Oway Ride on-demand service to be expanded in big cities...400 war victims in Nawnghkio Township return to their homes...One dead in Ygn-Mdy Highway accident...Heroin blocks seized in Thabeikkyin Township...Dry ports to be constructed in Ywathagyi and Myitnge...YSX attained highest stock trading value in March...Correction..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: No entries or exits through Maungtaw border gate...Dry ports to be constructed in Ywathagyi and Myitnge...Value-added project on agro products to be conducted by Japan’s assistance...No. 14 Heavy Industry (Thagaya) to make joint venture with local, foreign businesses...Pea exports fetched over US$1.3billion as of mid March...U Myo Aye presents his credentials to Hungarian President..... "OPINION": "The power of truth and cetana" - Kyaw Myaing.....ARTICLES: "Achieving peace and stability in Myanmar" - Arakan Sein..."Dry Ports, essentials for Myanmar" - Ba Khet Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 April, 2017
Date of publication: 03 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Results of 2017 by-elections...Voices of the 2017 by-elections winners...Temporary suspension of Yangon Saturday-Sunday Book Street...Voices of the 2017 by-elections winners...15th Dr. Tin Shwe Literary Award ceremony held...Results of 2017 by-elections..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:President to visit People’s Republic of China...Myanmar’s trade deficit reaches over $5.27 billion before end of FY2016-17...Import value up by $240 million since April...Viet Nam ranks seventh in list of top ten investors in Myanmar..... "OPINION":"Be a good loser and never be a born loser!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Reverting Back to ‘Percentage System’ in Evaluating Students’ Performance in Myanmar Universities"-Dr. Myint Zan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 April, 2017
Date of publication: 02 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Together with the people - By-election held for 19 vacant constituencies...Myanmar trains midwives to tackle maternal death rate...Journalists interview authorities, visit IDP camps in Sittway...Robbers attack family in Maungtaw...11 murder suspects arrested in Maungtaw...Villager found dead in Buthidaung Tsp...Four men attacked by 30 people in black mask...Employees with social security reach about one million nationwide...Masked men abduct former village administrator...U Win Htein reviews one year accomplishment of government - Interviewers Myo Myint & Hmwe Kyu Zin (MNA)...100th year anniversary for Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay...Press conference on government’s one year accomplishments on 4, 6 April...Ministry of Defence in military and civil services in the time of the new government - Article: Khine Kyaw Nyo...Housing authorities plan to finalise construction of over 8,700 flats this year in Yangon...Significant Water Level Bulletin (Issued at 13:00 hr M.S.T on 1-4-2017)...Vehicle overturns on Yangon-Mandalay Highway..."One-year journey of Taninthayi Region" - A One Soe..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: .Journalists interview authorities, visit IDP camps in Sittway...New container terminal being built in Thilawa SEZ...Ginger is a potential export product...Htay Win...Myanmar-Thai bilateral import value via border up by over $154 million...Over 17 tonnes of dried ginger exported to China via Muse border...Myanmar joins ADB’s South Asia economic body...Myanmar film to feature in Festivalde Cannes 2017..... "OPINION": "Money hoarders manipulate commodity prices" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Gaining Both Secular Success and Spiritual Merit" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 April, 2017
Date of publication: 01 April 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:together with the people...NLD patron Thura U Tin Oo shares views on first year term of government...News media continues reporting in Yathedaung, Maungtaw Townships...Philanthropic associations team up to fight drought in summer...Gon Shein Wah handicraft shop to be opened in May...State Counsellor addresses the ceremony for Informing the Initiation of National Health Plan (2017-2021)...VP U Henry Van Thio attends meeting of committee on confiscated farmlands...Kalaw Park Housing Project to be completed in 2018...Earthen pots sell well for water festival...Ministry of the Office of the State Counsellor which worked for Peace and the Rule of Law on a priority basis during the one-year period of the government...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Speech on the Occasion of the One Year Anniversary of the Government (30 March 2017)...Maungtaw Investigation Commission holds meeting 7/2017...Old bullets found in Aungtharya Village, Maungtaw...Senior General opens new jetty in Coco Island...Man found dead in Buthidaung Tsp...Stimulant pills seized in Nawnghkio Township...Performance of Yangon Region Government in one-year period..... EXTERNAL RELATION:MFVP to be reformed into Federation...Muskmelon price declines from China’s low demand...Border trade over US$6billion, decrease of US$60million in export...Myanma Tatmadaw’s military uniforms seized in Bangladesh...Yangon Book Plaza products mostly bought by tourists..... "OPINION":"Let’s Go To Voting Booths!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Are We on Track?"-Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 April 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 31 March, 2017
Date of publication: 31 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:State Counsellor: thanks to people...epublic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of the o ffice of the State Counsellor...Maungtaw women alleging rape interviewed by journalists...Tarred road commissioned into service in Thongwa Township...Man missing in Maungtaw Township...Vice President addresses Medium-term Programme (MTP) ceremony on the development of trade sector...Myawady border camp has largest trade value with ITC...About 400 vehicles insured daily in Mandalay Region...Junction City Shopping Centre opens today...One tank of water sells between Ks20,000 and Ks40,000 in Haka...Volume of waste water declined during 18-month period ...Fifty per cent of real estate buyers are homeless or in need ...Yaba pills seized in Taunggyi...old Mandalay Thingyan images...Over 10,000 vehicles fined for speeding...One year journey to a democratic nation.....EXTERNAL RELATION:Over 100 died in Malaysian detention camps, half from Myanmar...U Htin Lynn presents his credentials to President of the Swiss Confederation...Maj-Gen James Hartsell congratulates Myanmar on government transition...The Second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge opens traffic to Vietnam, Laos and Thailand...External trade value hit over US $27 billion as of 17th March this FY...MOFA- defending the interests of the nation and its people on the front lines of the international arena....."OPINION":"Bright rays of peace shining on Myanmar"-Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLE:"Homegrown Clean Energy an Alternative to Myanmar’s Spotty Power Grid"-e rin Rubin..."One-year journey of Rakhine State Government"-Kyaw Thu Htet
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 30 March, 2017
Date of publication: 30 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:The Government marks one year in office...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech on one-year term to be broadcast...Eighty-eight Myanmar fishermen brought home from India safely...Myanmar plans to boost electricity access with coal...Village leader and wife in Maungtaw attacked...Myanmar plans to boost electricity access with coal...Amphetamine tablets seized in Maungtaw...Journalists interview authorities, family members of suspects in Buthidaung...Woman with impaired eyesight honoured by State Counsellor...Security to be tightened in Thingyan...Treasury bonds to be sold on YSX...One-year journey of Ministry of Planning and Finance...Third-largest teak tree found in Kawlin township...Waste water volume declines in 18-month...Over Ks 1818m of Yaba seized in Hpa-an...Myanma Railways to run express trains in Mandalay-Myitkyina...4WD rough racing (Trail Challenge) to be held...Ministry of Ethnic Affairs in one-year service of the new government..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Export value increases by US$ 331.804 million...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives World Bank delegation...17 tonnes of coffee exported to Thailand through Tachilek border camp within a week...Price of Mon State cashew nuts high from foreign demand...Thai Wah gearing up for ASEAN region...Mango merchants to meet and discuss longterm market...Efforts being made to earn US$1 billion from rice sector by 2020..... "OPINION":"Let us emulate those from developed countries!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: An essential ally in a superbug age!"-Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 29 March, 2017
Date of publication: 29 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Peace possible, but only if we want it: State Counsellor...Fruit, vegetable and flower wholesale market to be opened in Danyingon...a uthorities seek more clinical partners to offer healthcare to workers with SSB...n ational Blood Centre invites more voluntary blood donor participation...Saturday market supply chemical-free agriculture products...25-bed hospital in Myebon to double its capacity...Peace possible, but only if we want it...Mobile app-based ridesharing service coming to Yangon...Changes in one-year period of the Ministry of Electric Power and Energy...Rising number of deregistered buses causes slip price to drop...Domestic gold price hits record high of Ks905,500 per tical...Different Levels of the Sangha o rganizations...Chin State sees rosy picture for development..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Chinese charity group provides medical treatment for children...Finalists chosen for a FC Women’s a sian Cup qualification...Foreign and local media leave for Maungtaw...Union Chief Justice attends ASEAN Meeting...Value of normal trade with foreign partners up by over US$460m...m yanmar hosts 11 th a sian m en’s U-19 Volleyball Tournament...Denmark- m yanmar sustainable coastal fisheries project workshop held..... "OPINION":"“Do as I say, but don’t do as I do,” is an ambiguous statement"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Different Levels of the Sangha Organizations of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar"-Ba Sein (Religious)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 28 March, 2017
Date of publication: 28 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar defence chief pledges to achieve everlasting peace...72nd Anti-Fascist Day celebrated in NLD HQ...MPs need to be ever vigilant in carrying out the duties of the Hluttaw: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Water tankers donated to philanthropic associations to fight nationwide water shortage...Dinner hosted to mark the 72nd Armed Forces Day...Mausoleum for Heroes (Nay Pyi Taw) at Armed Forces Day...Children’s literature festival goes with a bang...Grab to roll out its service in April...Border areas in unprecedented development in the time of the new government - Article: Naing Lin Kyi Photo: Hla Myint Tun (Border Affairs)...Celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of Armed Forces Day... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chinese government to reopen accounts of Myanmar merchants...Ayeyawady dolphins draw eco-tourists...Capital goods import value down by over US$1.47 billion... "OPINION": "Boomerang Kids! Come back Home, to live with Brethren" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLES: " The brilliant Performance of Tatmadaw in Nyaung Yan Period" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu, Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt (Continued from 27-3-2017)..."Performances in One-Year Period of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation" - Theint Theint Moe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 27 March, 2017
Date of publication: 27 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Serious efforts made to ease local people’s difficulties in Rakhine State...YSX to extend trading time to four times a day in April...Vice President’s short excursion to Nanshan Temple...Clinical partners sought to offer care to workers...Police to educate public for reduction of crime during Thingyan 2017...Over 180,000 WY tablets seized...A year of nation-building endeavours through the education promotion programs...Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population - Naing Lin Kyi..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Local, foreign media to visit Maungtaw...Exports from fishery sector fetched over US$500million this FY...Chin Shwe Haw border trade up by over US$200million...Food safety can scale up value at export market...Finalists chosen for AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualification......"OPINION": "Let us set up genuine mutual trust with People’s contribution!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "The brilliant Performance of Tatmadaw in Nyaung" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu, Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt (To be continued)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar"Sunday 26 March, 2017
Date of publication: 26 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Enacted law should be beneficial to the State and people: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:New Bridge to promote socio-economy of Rakhine people...Children’s Literature Festival kicks off in Mawlamyine...Earth Hour celebrated for first time in Myanmar...1st Myanmar Smart Living Expo 2017 in Taunggyi on 31 March...Local gold price declines on 24 March...72nd Armed Forces Day to broadcast live...Man missing in Buthidaung Township...New Bridge to promote socio-economy of Rakhine people...Stimulant Tablets Seized in Maungtaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Vice-President U Myint Swe addresses Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2017...Singapore lists as top investor in Thilawa SEZ with over $110 million...More than 44,000 tonnes of diesel imported by sea...Trade with Middle Eastern countries hit nearly $332 million over past 10 months...Ministry of Information to Perform the Tasks of Developing Literary World and Sharing News & Information...Indian government donated two ambulances for YCH...Vice President U Myint Swe visits tropical botanical garden in Boao...One-year journey of Ministry of Transport and Communications..... "OPINION":"The Important Role of Ba Ka Schools"-Dr Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLE: "The State Sanghamahanayaka Committee of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar"-Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 25 March, 2017
Date of publication: 25 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: NRPC Meeting 1/2017 commences...Gems and jades sales fetches five folds more than floor price... Patients of food poisoning receive aid...Vocational training school to be built...Eyes Survive to be conducted in eleven regions...Literature workshop for national ethnic people held...Children’s paintings exhibited...10 purified water companies apply for FDA licenses...Union Minister Dr Pe Myint inspects Kayin State IPRD...Action will be taken for illegal increased fares during Thingyan...Shwe Taung Development, AYA Bank to sell apartments under long-term loan...New resort to be launched in Yangon’s Hlegu Township...Central Bank of Myanmar extensively engaged in monetary stability - Min Min Zaw (MNA)...Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw visits famous pagoda in MraukU...No paid pandals at 2017 Thingyan - Ko Moe...Heroin, stimulant pills seized in Lashio and Momeik..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Gov’t rejects UN Rakhine investigation ...The following the full text of the Press Release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on UN Human Rights Council’s resolution calling for the dispatch of an international Fact Finding Mission...Vice President U Myint Swe meets Vice Premier of China...Vice President U Myint Swe visits Boao, China...First Japanese food court opens in Myanmar...Myanmar registers trade deficit of over $5b in FY 2016-17...Export of industrial finished products declines by $335 million...Ramanya, home of Mon endowed with features of high potential ecotourism - July Moe..... "OPINION": "Boomerang Effect" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Gaining Both Secular Success and Spiritual Merit" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 24 March, 2017
Date of publication: 24 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Sagaing Region needs to boost transport, electricity...Conspiracy to launch armed attack in Maungtaw District foiled...Tatmadaw Troops occupy MNDAA’s outposts...Conspiracy to launch armed attack in Maungtaw District foiled... Amyotha Hluttaw deputy speaker recounts parliamentary experience to Kyauktaw dwellers...Paddy husk-fired power plant opened in Nay Pyi Taw...MPs discuss New Yangon City project...Sagaing Region needs to boost transport, electricity...Rubber yield in Mon State dropped by 25 per cent this year...We Will Cooperate For Renewal Of Agricultural Sector...Nay Pyi Taw Zoological garden to celebrate 9th Anniversary...Education festival to be held in Yangon...Only Ph.D & B.Ed holders can be registered teacher this year...Uncut and raw jades sold in Kyats...Pre-Thingyan sales by YGN Fashion Village...150th anniversary of Minbya to be celebrated for three days...One year performance of Bago Region Government..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Professionals of JICA Discuss at Dental Institute, Yangon...Japan grants US$ 18,369 fro four fire engines...National Security Adviser attends BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs Meeting...Fuel oil importers to request Ministry to review invitation of FDI...Myanmar-Thailand border trade value up by over US$ 200 million...Nearly 1.5 million tonnes of rice exported as of mid March...Stock trading on YSX rose, fetched nearly Ks 9 billion...Commander-in-Chief attends Karatedo Contest...Cooperate with international organizations for the development of Bago River and Sittaung River Basins..... "OPINION": "Peace in Rakhine State crucial to peace throughout the country" - Tha Sein..... ARTICLE: "Fintech Deals in South East Asia Hit Record Numbers in 2016"-Jonathan Nieh
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 23 March, 2017
Date of publication: 23 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:PYITHU HLUTTAW:Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets DCAF delegation...Members of Parliament are lawmakers, not law breakers: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker..... DOMESTIC NEWS:Weapons and ammunition seized near Yanlonekyaing...Uncut jade stones auctioned by open tender bid system...P&G celebrates World Water Day in Myanmar...Beach hotels double prices during Thingyan ...43 YCDC-owned enterprises up for bidding for municipal lease...Microfinance Business Law under review...Ministry of Hotels and Tourism: moving forward with success all along the road...Indawgyi lake to be preserved...Rare Species of Tapir Handed Over:...Vaccination to prevent cervical cancer to be administered in 2019...Two trains collide in Kanbalu township...Rice basket is on right track... EXTERNAL RELATION:Maungtaw investigators travel to Bangladeshi refugee camps...China suspends bank account of MNDAA...Myanmar attains medium human development status... State Counsellor receives Japanese delegation...Maungtaw investigators travel to Bangladeshi refugee camps...Myanmar poised to ease foreign investment curbs...Domestic gold price on the rise from high global gold price...Trade value with ITC hit over K15billion as of 20th January...Increasing gate fees can decrease tourist arrival..... "OPINION":"Interrelation of 3 Pillars of Sovereignty"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Solving the Water Crises"-Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 22 March, 2017
Date of publication: 22 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Myanmar coffee shows facts improvement...State-owned enterprises to be privatised...KBZ to participate Cathay United Bank’s banking class...Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation preparing to sell its new shares...Sales of jade continues for third day...Pre-Thingyan sales by YGN Fashion Village...Yangon-Dala Bridge to be built next month...Right to collect entrance fee at Inle Lake fetches over Ks 3 billion at auction...Illegally cut lumber, vehiclesseized in Mabein Township...Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement moving towards change...Fundraisers seek donors through music...Free medical care aims to reduce treatment gap...Malaria outbreaks in Taninthayi decreased by half over five years...Nay Pyi Taw to become a capital of international level..... EXTERNAL RELATION:US transport ship makes port call in Myanmar...Anti-money laundering issues discussed...KBZ to participate Cathay United Bank’s banking class...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives chinese ambassador to Myanmar...Fire losses over the past decade in Magway totalled Ks 1.4 billion..... "OPINION":"Soft powers that influence young minds"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Modernisation fuels new lending in Myanmar’s banking sector"-Oxford Business Group
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 21 March, 2017
Date of publication: 21 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTAW: PYITHY HLUTAW:Yangon Region Hluttaw discusses Development Bill..... DOMESTIC NEWS:Maungtaw Investigation Commission meets local residents...Maungtaw Investigation Commission inspects Rakhine housing sites...Narcotics seized in Maungtaw...Thirteen suspects arrested in Buthidaung...MYANMAR GAZETTE Head of service organizations confirmed and appointed...Gems and Jade Emporium enters its second day...Ministry of Construction’s one-year efforts for facilitating road transport and the flow of goods...Jeep vehicle owners hiking rental prices ahead of Thingyan Water Festival...Two injured in separate accidents on Ygn-Mdy Expressway...An express catches fire on Ygn-Mdy Expressway...Mawlamyine Children’s Literary Festival coming soon..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Philippines promises continued cooperation...New chapter in history of Philippines and Myanmar opened...New chapter in history of Philippines and Myanmar opened ...State Counsellor meets Philippine President...Rice exports through normal trade rose in March...Entrepreneurs from Japan and China to open machinery sales centres...Delegation led by Secretary of Philippines Agriculture visits Nay Pyi Taw...Philippines promises continued cooperation...More domestic visitors going to Viet Nam this Thingyan...C-in-C meets Philippine President...Union Minister for Information meets with Presidential Communications Operations Secretary from Philippines..... "OPINION":"ICT for Development"-Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE:"Let us conserve the corals"-Kyaw Soe (Kawthaung)..."Kayah State enjoying higher socio-economic status in the time of the new government"-Soe Soe Tun (IPRD) and Nandar Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 20 March, 2017
Date of publication: 20 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New economic zones in favour...Gems and jade sales kick off in Nay Pyi Taw...100-year-old office building abandoned after earthquake in Taikkyi...Network conference to be held in Yangon...New bridge being built in Mawlamyinegyun Township under government plan...Telecommunication tower installations in Chin State almost complete...Providing health care to pregnant women every Wednesday...600 star tortoises to be released to Minsontaung Sanctuary...Paper-reading session on media development concludes...Car showrooms and sales centres faces falling sales...Myanma Insurance to launch new health insurance system...Senior General visits Magway war veterans..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Taxation on jade exports to be assessed in local currency...Capital goods imports decrease...Insurers negotiate to introduce crop insurance in Myanmar...Myanmar Law Students’ First Participation in an International Moot Court Competition - Dr. Myint Zan..... "OPINION": "Recent Laukkai incidents cannot be seen in isolation" - Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Celebrating seventy years of Myanmar Foreign Ministry" - Sayar Mya. Continued from 19-3-2017
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 19 March, 2017
Date of publication: 19 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw on the occasion of the 43rd Anniversary Celebration of Mon State Day...10 win Academy Award...Academy Awards recognize 10 films from 2016...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi sends a message to the Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Awards Presentation Ceremony for 2016...Haka real estate market active again...Performance of Health and Sports Ministry during the one-year period - Kyaw Thu Htet...Paper Reading Session supports media development...Heavy weapons sent by MNDAA aimed delay Tatmadaw’s operation...Members of Maungtaw Commission meet with the locals from Muslim Community...Free health care provided and DHF prevention measures taken...Myanmar modern songs and classical music fund concert to be held...Waterway service available during water festival...Drinking water to distribute daily to water-scarce villages in summer...Shan chieftain palace, graveyard renovated to preserve architectural design...Sculpture village to be turned into world famous wood-carving site...Economic, Social, Political Progress during one year period in Mandalay Region - Maung Thet..... E3XTERNAL RELATIONS: NSA stresses importance of peace and stability for Myanmar’s development at meeting with foreign business community in Yangon...Current FY sees export value up by nearly US$400m...Over 11,000 tonnes of rubber exported through border in Feb...MIC chair meets foreign business communities...Curriculum Vitae of His Excellency Mr. Rodrigo Roa Duterte President of the Republic of the Philippines...South-East Asia countries adopt Call for Action to accelerate efforts to End TB..... "OPINION": "For the future of our country" - Dr. Nu Nu Win.....ARTICLE: "Celebrating seventy years of Myanmar Foreign Ministry" - Sayar Mya
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 18 March, 2017
Date of publication: 18 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: K 30 Billion To Be Spent For Supplying Electric Power Needed for Yangon Region During the Summer Season...PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th Regular Meeting concludes...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: MPs should do their best to fulfill constituents’ requests Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MOFA celebrates 70th Anniversary... The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of the Office of the State Counsellor Press Release 16th March 2017: The Government of Myanmar welcomes the Interim Report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State...Ministry prioritises good working environment for nurses, midwives...Be adaptable to change says Minister for Information...Rakhine Advisory Commission recommends more than 30 points...U Ko Ni court case scheduled for next week..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives foreign delegations...Myanmar-US bilateral trade reached nearly $330 million over past 10 months...Myanmar’s tea leaves to be exported to Germany...Trade using ITCs at borders hits over Ks14 billion...US$ 230 million in FDI entered Myanmar in February...Efforts are being made for expanding into new overseas markets: Ministry of Commerce - July Moe...Myanmar bamboo products to penetrate international market...Taninthayi Region bans import of frozen chicken from abroad...New expressway bus terminal to emerge in Yamethin within 1.5 years...Accounting and finance sector seeks more skilled employees...Thanlyin Bridge 1 will not collect gate fees beginning in April...Yaba pills seized in Hpa Kant and Lashio...Tatmadaw clears base camps of MNDAA in Shan State...Arrangements for families to meet relatives in custody for October Maungtaw events...Villager found dead in Maungtaw...Armed group blocks Union Highway...KS 300 million worth of WY seized...Thai court dismisses labour abuse suit against chicken farm...Motorboat catches fire in Kyaukpyu...Achievement made by Magway region government in one year period - Phoe Thet..... "OPINION": "We have yet to move on to our destination: A Federal Democratic Union" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Myanmars’ marvelous spirit of water donation to others" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf 2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 17 March, 2017
Date of publication: 17 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: MPs debate Ks30 billion allocation for sufficient power supply to Yangon Region in summer...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Solutions for Rakhine - Gov’t welcomes recommendations by Advisory Commission on Rakhine State...Health ministry tells nurses to submit their difficulties to MNMC...Vice President U Myint Swe addresses the 4th regular meeting with Myanmar entrepreneurs...Myanmar Citizens investments mostly enter real estate development sector...Over US$ 262 million investments permitted to put into Thilawa SEZ...Low-and-medium-cost housing to be exhibited...Performance of Ministry of Home Affairs during one year period...Vice President U Henry Van Thio visits PyinOoLwin...Provisions provided to returning families in Maungtaw...Arms missing from Aungzan police outpost recovered...Notice issued for combined fleet exercise in Coco Island...Over 5,500 students in Mandalay unable to sit for matriculation exam during this academic year...Reduced deposits for four Mandalay toll gates tender...Sea turtle conservation in Rakhine so far unsuccessful...Waste-to-energy plant slated for early April...Myanmar to establish 750,000-acre community forest this year...Maungtaw villager found dead...Maungtaw villager missing...Four more car accidents occur on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Vehicles overturn on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Performances of Union Attorney General’s Office during one-year period of new government" - Maung Swe and Theint Theint Moe..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives Singapore’s Emeritus Senior Minister...U Thaung Tun visited Moscow...U Myint Naung presents credentials to President of Romania...Singapore Senior Minister departs from Nay Pyi Taw...Top Thai Brands 2017 expo to be held on 23-26 March...Restricted enterprise types for investment to be submitted to economic committee...Myeik Archipelago attracts more foreign tourists..... "OPINION": "Responsibility and Accountability go together with Human Rights" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Seventy Years Journey of MOFA" - May Hnin Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 16 March, 2017
Date of publication: 16 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves motion on reducing of expenditure for 130 projects of Ministry of Industry...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to send Bill Amending the Legal Supports Law to President.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Farmland in Singu, Madaya returned to rightful owners...Tatmadaw conquers MNDAA stronghold...UCSB— Source of good civil servicepersons who will serve people - Nanda Win, Kyaw Thu Htet...Fire destroys 45 shops in Kyauktaw...Over 160 villages in Mandalay likely to face water shortages next month...Over 100 victims of disaster in Rakhine State need helpOver 100 victims of disaster in Rakhine State need help...Myanmar to establish 750,000-acre community forest this year..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan’s watercraft for Rakhine water transport...Senior General meets Laukkai orphan, receives Singaporean Senior Minister...3rd Myanmar-Australia Coordination Meeting held...State Counsellor receives Ambassador of Bhutan...Myanmar President receives Singapore’s Emeritus Senior Minister...State Counsellor receives Australian Senator...Philippine President to visit Myanmar...Over 22 million euros to be spent on Myanmar aquaculture...Thai-Myanmar border trade value up by nearly US$200million...Hungary and Australia to provide technical assistance for Water Taxi service...FDI this fiscal year reached US$6.8billion...Trade deficit exceeds estimation, reaching up to over US$4.8billion...Malindo Air to start Kuala Lumpur-Yangon route...Burmese language attracts Chinese students...4,000 Myanmar workers took jobs in eight foreign countries last month...Ministry of Industry extensively engaged in national and industrial development" - Maung Swe..... "OPINION": "Tatmadaw reins in bases of aggression and provocation" - Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Are we prepared to meet the water shortages?" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 15 March, 2017
Date of publication: 15 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: New bridge on Thanlwin River to be named after Bogyoke Aung San...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Hluttaw Committees should be familiar with assigned duties to serve effectively.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Quake destroys several buildings in Taikkyi - Zaw Gyi (Panita)...Be alert after an earthquake...UEC urges voter ID cards...Information Ministry discusses ongoing and future plans...42 weapons still lost in Maungtaw following 9 October attack...U Zaw Htay appointed DG...Vehicle registration at RTAD has risen...Pepper growers faced with difficulty because of price fall...Our audit is at the service of our country - Thura Zaw (MNA)...Myanma Railways to stop running RBE trains during Thingyan...Lamp posts to be installed along roads, streets in Kengtung to reduce crime...Minivan hits buffalo on Yangon-Mandalay Highway... Stimulant pills, ice and heroin seized in Yangon, Mandalay and Shan State...Accomplishments in addressing the challenges and changes during one year period Khin Yadanar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Myo Aye concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Bulgaria...U Kyaw Soe Win presents credentials to President of Vietnam...Singapore’s Senior Minister visits Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar pea price fluctuating from India’s tax news...Two more gas fields to be extracted in Rakhine offshore..... "OPINION": "Right, Human Rights, Inborn Rights and Privileges" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Healthy diet good for climate change" - Tim Radford
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 14 March, 2017
Date of publication: 14 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw debates over refinery, fertilizer factories issues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ks30 bil allotted for electricity demands for Yangon summer...Tatmadaw continues operations after 48 clashes with MNDAA...29th Anniversary of fallen students Ko Phone Maw and Ko Soe Naing...Storeowner charged with child abuse...Coordination meeting for eradication of child labour...Vice President U Henry Van Thio addresses 2017 World Water Day...Myanmar Gazette: Appointment of head of service organization...Bogyoke Aung San stamps and envelopes to be sold...Rakhine fishery businessmen faced with shortages of shrimp larvae...Accomplishments of the judicial pillar in its reform mission during the one-year period - Naing Lin Kyi...Suspect for truck driver murder arrested...Abhidhaja Puja ceremony held to honour Abhidhaja Maharahttaguru titles Sayadaws in Sagaing... Five unlicensed vehicles confiscated in one day in Paung, Zin-Kyaik...Shan State enjoying fruits of development in various spheres - Yamanya and Nanda Win..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Coordination meeting for eradication of child labour...Rice exports increase in this FY - Ko Moe...Muse trade value down by over US$ 320 million...Broom Reed Plants from Khamaukkyi Township exported to foreign market...KBZ employees makes pilgrimage to Buddha Gaya..... "OPINION": "Live to learn and learn to live" - Kyaw Myaing.....ARTICLE: "The promising Rakhine tourism" - Htay Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 13 March, 2017
Date of publication: 13 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Amyotha Hluttaw helps consolidate democracy foundation.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ceremony held to confer Religious titles on 165 Sayadaws, nine nuns, eight men and 21 women...Tatmadaw clarifies “Thiri Mingalar Mahasasana Beikman” issue...Two guns regain from gun-grabbers in Maungtaw...A suspect detained in Maungtaw Township...BFM donates nutritious food to needy to honour Women’s Week Myanmar...More people buying fire insurance...Viewpoint tower to be built in Haka...City authorities to establish departure centre for highway buses...Payment for farming machinery in installments aims to solve farm labour shortage...Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture- Ongoing with dutiful performances on religious and cultural affairs.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 11 Foreigners arrested for illegal logging in Manwanegyi...Myanmar-China border trade declines because of outbreak of armed conflicts in Laukkai...Myanmar earns over $1.6 billion from CMP garment exports...Import of capital goods continues to decline...Export of rice, broken rice up by 24,000 tonnes this FY...Ground-breaking banking services for Myanmar-American Financial Sector...China’s investment in Myanmar reaches 2.8 bln USD in 2016-2017 fiscal year....."OPINION": "Anger, Hate Speech and Rude Words may lead to blasphemy. Beware!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Where are Our Dinosaurs Hiding?" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 12 March 2017
Date of publication: 12 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw endeavours to serve national interest and eternal peace...Pyithu Hluttaw serves interests of nation and people..... OTHERS DOMESTIC NEWS:State Counsellor attends prize-presentation of 9th Yangon Photo Night-2017...Voices from UPDJC working committees...Arms and ammunition grabbed from border police guards in Maungtaw Township...Eight Bengali were captured on Illegal boat invading on Myanmar Water...OSWSCs to be opened in Yangon and Mandalay...Mini bus caught fire on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway...New rubber factories to be built in Mon State this year...Heroin and Yaba seized...More job seekers eye logistics and distribution sector this year...A meeting for UPDJC secretary’s group held...Curfew imposed in Laukkai and Kongyan...Vehicles inspected in Haka for safe travel...Bago river water deemed unsafe...Kachin State on the right track to development..... "OPINION":"Best wishes to all matriculation students"-Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLE:"Sand Pagoda Festival of the Month Tabaung"-Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu, Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 11 March, 2017
Date of publication: 11 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 4th regular session holds 13th day meeting...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw marks milestone in implementing People’s Voice, People’s Will, People’s Expectation...People’s Voice, Hluttaw’s Voice, People’s Will, Hluttaw’s Will..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Water-saving tech, veg gardens grow hope in Myanmar’s Dry Zone...UPDJC committees conclude discussions...Union Government announces official Thingyan public holidays...Dr Myo Thein Gyi oversees entrance exams in Nay Pyi Taw...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Announcement 31/2017 10th March, 2017...President offers “Soon” to Sayadaws and religious title recipient monks for 2017...IDPs who fled Laukkai receive assistance...UPDJC’s working committees conclude...Energy generation reaches record high in five years...Literary talk for students at University of Dental Medicine in Yangon...MYANMAR GAZETTE Heads of service organization transferred and confirmed...Union Minister warns gem industry of environmental damage...Fire breaks out in Maungdaw...Price of land near new Thanlwin Bridge rise tenfold...Progress made by Kayin State Government in one-year period of new government..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:29th ASEAN –Australian Forum held...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing returns...Thura U Shwe Mann receives dean of the European Court of Auditors...4th Japanese-style flea market on 12 March...Exports by government sector drops by $1.2 billion...Japan provides nearly USD 4.2 million for Peace Process in Myanmar...RSO member detained in Maungdaw...Import value up by $165 million since April..... "OPINION": "Never let it be like throwing water on the sand!"- Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"New initiative to use big data to advance social good"- Eden Estopace.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 10 March, 2017
Date of publication: 10 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW:Accountability and responsibility for contractors using public money...Amyotha Hluttaw: Developing Magway in 2017-2018 Fiscal Year... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:State Counsellor at dinner hosted by defence, security course trainees...Term paper on Federal land policy to be compiled from existing policies...Office of the President releases announcement on New Year Festival Holiday...Police search huts, detain two suspects...Term paper on Federal land policy to be compiled from existing policies...New elephant sanctuary to be established in Maungdaw District...Crabs raised in Minbya, Myebon and Pauktaw on a manageable scale...Historical museum to be built at the University of Medicine 1 (Yangon)...Azolla moss replaces Napier grass to reduce animal feed costs...40 killed, 115 injured on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway accidents this year...Myanmar real estate set to cool in 2017...Trade value with ITC hits Ks13billion as of 24th Feb...Enterprises with capital of US$5mil can seek approval from region and state investment committees...Samsung introduces Galaxy C9 Pro...Performances in One-Year Period 2016-2017 FY by Printing and Publishing Department...Paper-reading events...Monsoon Book Fair Festival...Encouragement to Myanmar Literature...Literary activities..... EXTERNAL RELATION:U San Lwin appointed as Ambassador to Lithuania...U Ko Ko Latt presents credentials to King of Bahrain...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Cambodia, meets Deputy PM...Over 100,000 employees needed for garment sector..... "OPINION":"Intention, Capacity and Management are equally important for success!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"The Climate Change is not a Hoax"-Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 9 March, 2017
Date of publication: 09 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETING:- PYITHU HLUTTAW:Establishment, cancellation, categorisation of pastureland discussed...Construction of Falam-Thaingngin-Tiddim 66 KV transmission line 28 per cent complete..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Women’s role in peace stressed...Nationwide matriculation exam starts...Upgrading of Myitkyina- Minkin Road to be completed in April...UPDJC holds discussions...Yangon Police to secure by-elections...Untimely rainfall warning...Anti-narcotics police record nearly 700 drug cases in February...Coffee origin tour starts in Ywangan...Opium and stimulant pills seized in Momauk and Lashio...Fires break out in Namhsam, Pinlaung...Illegal timber seized in Hsenwi...Social Security Board pays over Ks17billion in benefits to insured workers in Yangon...Amphetamine pills, arms seized in Shan State...Local rubber price slightly declines...FMI share price down by over Ks4,000 this week...Domestic gold price falls due to slump in global price...Women’s role in peace stressed...Performances at People’s Service under way of the Information and Public Relations Department...Opening Community Centers...Holding Children Literature Festivals...Opening reading rooms for children...Development of Digital System Movie-Houses...Delivering leaflets and giving information by wall-charts..... EXTERNAL RELATION:State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives IAPC Former Chairman...Myanmar to cooperate with Asia-Pacific countries to emerge better healthcare system...Korea to assist in development of Myanmar’s fisheries...Volume of mung bean exports up by over 90,000 tonnes...Programs of transformation to Public Service Broadcasting discussed...Myanmar, Cambodia to enhance cooperation in security and defense sectors..... "OPINION":"Inadequacy, Redundancy and Red Tape System are major hindrances to success"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"The Cost of Pollution: 1.7 million children dead each year"-
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 8 March, 2017
Date of publication: 08 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: PYITHU HLUTTAW:Pyithu Hluttaw: compensation in Manaung Airport, judicial sector...Yangon Region Hluttaw to discuss supplying power at a reasonable price..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:USDP criticism of schoolbooks on civics prompts clarification...Revised voting lists to be released on 17th March...Government to supply electricity to all villages in MraukU...We need to work, cooperate each other to improve the medical standard: Prof Aung Ye Oo...Committee meets to review Television and Broadcasting Law...Residents flee homes to avoid clashes between Tatmadaw and MNDAA...Hiring of Myanmar orchestras for novitation ceremony in rural areas dropping...Fire in Mandalay destroys a dozen houses...Bullets, swords found in creek in Tamwe Township...Production of agricultural with Good Agricultural Practices system workshop held..... EXTERNAL RELATION:President gives policy guidance to newly-appointed Myanmar Ambassadors...State Counsellor receives Iranian Ambassador...U Myo Aye presents credentials to President of the Slovak Republic...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Viettel Research and Development Institute...OPPLE Lighting gearing up to build a factory in Myanmar...Myanmar to cooperate with Japanese businessmen to enhance SMEs...Commercial tax rate in Myanmar lowest compared to 16 countries..... "OPINION":"Our mission of building the nation will never die aborning!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)"-Dr. Thazin Lwin (Professor)..."Dailies at People’s Service with Changes"-Khin Yadanar
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 7 March, 2017
Date of publication: 07 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: PYITHU HLUTTAW:Ks 18.363 billion allotments from reserve fund for natural disasters discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session...Yangon Region Hluttaw encouraging livestock businessmen to abide by the law..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Women entrepreneurs’ role in peace process...Civilians, police killed in Laukkai attack by MNDAA...Myanmar to celebrate accomplishments, capabilities of women this week...Women entrepreneurs’ role in peace process...15 more blue plaques to be installed in Yangon this year...Mon State to build new information centre to protect endangered birds...20 fires in Yangon last month caused two deaths...Pedestrian killed by speeding vehicle...One killed, 15 injured as truck overturns...Concerted efforts required for pepper market in Ponnagyun Tsp to improve...Republic of the Union of Myanmar National Reconciliation and Peace Centre Announcement No.1/2017 1378, 9th Waxing Day of Tabaung (6 March 2017) Announcement regarding attacks in Laukkai, Shan State...One man found dead with cut injuries in Buthidaung Township...Negligence fire destroys two houses in An, Rakhine State...Cilians, police killed in Laukkai attack by MNDAA...75 police receives training...Performance in One-Year Period of MRTV, for the People!...Interview with a female Myanmar entrepreneur...28 detained for attempted illegal migration..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Myanmar, Viet Nam to cooperate in defence and technical sectors...President receives ADB Vice President...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with ADB Vice President...Myanmar partners with Korea to boost production of hepatitis B vaccines...7,000 imported cars could be sent back...China investments drastically decline this fiscal year...Myanmar eyes higher Chinese tourists next year...India eyes Myanmar's oil, gas in pursuit..... "OPINION":"Keep our traditions and cultures intact"-Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE:"India eyes Myanmar's oil, gas in pursuit of expanding beyond borders"-Sambit Mohanty
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 6 March, 2017
Date of publication: 06 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Unexpected jellyfish in Myanmar waters a boon for fishermen - Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung IPRD)...Yangon Chief Minister undergoes successful heart surgery...Thriving populations of endangered mammals offer conservationists hope in Myanmar...Traffic accidents and fatalities decreasing in Myanmar...Development and conservation of colonial-era buildings in Yangon discussed...City authorities find new water sources for Yangon residents...Over 110,000 students in Yangon register for matriculation exam...Dividends of FPB to distribute only to entitled shareholders..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Yepu and Mayanchaung checkpoints reopened to stem flow of illegal goods...Appointment of [Pakistan] Ambassador agreed...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Vietnam...More travellers expected to visit Chaungtha in Thingyan Water Festival...Myanmar selects 12 finalists to compete in Asian Archery Championship...Myanmar entrepreneurs invited to take part in Thai programme...Parboiled rice exports earned nearly US$ 4 million in ten months...Pea price rebounds from demand of India...Total, PTTEP equal in MD-7 project...Timber designated for local consumption to be banned from export in April..... "OPINION": "All stakeholders responsive and effective in democratization" - Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Water and soil muddy carbon budget thinking" - Tim Radford
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 5 March. 2017
Date of publication: 05 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: KIA/TNLA combined forces attack military outposts...Yangon Photo Festival commences in downtown Yangon...Moderate quake hits northwestern Myanmar...Dohtawaddy (Shwesayan) Bridge almost finished...Seventh State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee holds meeting...Heroin blocks, amphetamine pills seized in Lahio and Muse...1 billion kyat jackpot of Myanmar state lottery attracts people’s interest...Four masked men attack civilian...Loikaw supplied 100 tonnes of maize daily to Muse market...Property prices skyrocket due to MraukU Myothit Project...Action being taken against expired pesticide producers beginning from March..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Malaysia’s aid continuously supplied to Maungtaw’s villages...Mango growers likely to gain more profits due to appreciation of Chinese Yuan...Over K1,800 million worth goods sold without paying customs duties seized...People protest against Koh Tao death sentences...Japanese entrepreneurs to visit Myanmar for business meeting...New Pathein Industrial City project to finalise next year...Myanmar earns $0.641m from external trade through Maungtaw last month...Trade value decreases despite increase in import value of re-exported sugar..... "OPINION": "What to Assess and How to Assess on the Achievement of a Student" - Dr. Nu Nu Win.....ARTICLE: "Transboundary Environmental Security in the Mekong River" - R. Edward Grumbine (Continued from 4-3-2017)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 4 March, 2017
Date of publication: 04 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t strategy to combat climate change...Peace Commission, DPN reach agreement on nine points. - Ye Khaung Nyunt...Business Talk between State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar businesswomen to be broadcast live...Yangon government to draw up short and long-term plans to solve electricity demands - Ko Moe...The 2,605th Anniversary of Shwedagon Pagoda ‘s Buddha Pujaniya Festival...Women’s Week-Myanmar Press Conference...Under-age suspect discharged from Buthidaung hospital...Mandalay trade fair and workshop held...Upgrading of Myanansankyaw golden palace expected be completed no later than March...Man dies from exhaustion in Kyaikhtiyo...Government earns Ks10 billion from signboards...Land prices double in Lashio...Businessmen invited to invest in agricultural and livestock breeding...Police interaction with public should be harmonious: Myanmar Police Chief...Children Literary Festival to be held in Mawlamyine...Residents and social organisations want to build new jetty in Inle Lake..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Translation awards announced by Sarpay Beikman and SVA...State Counsellor receives Executive Director of Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria...Workers refute accusations of Chinese factory owner...Don’t rely on leader for success: UCSB Chairman...Int’l community urged to take more positive approach to help resolve rights issues...Mayang Chaung check point reopened in Kyaikto...Portwest building factory in Myanmar...Singapore’s supermarkets introduce Myanmar fruits, vegetables...Exchange of notes on ODA loan and grant aid to Myanmar..... "OPINION" : "SME growth and financial challenges" - Aye Min Soe.....ARTICLE: "Transboundary Environmental Security in the Mekong River" (To be continued) - R. Edward Grumbine
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 3 March, 2017
Date of publication: 03 March 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Mandalay real estate to improve with lower stamp, sales tax...Dawei SEZ project back on track...Commemorative Blue Plaque installed at BEHS (6) Botahtaung...Location of zones with three to seven-year tax break released...Sittway-bound passenger vehicle catches fire; 1 dead, 4 injured...Ancient gold-coloured coins found in Rakhine State...Illegal teaks found in the Pajero...Illegal teaks seized in Kani...Proposal to FIFA to build futsal football court at Thuwanna...Former head of ten-household found dead in northern Rakhine..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Dawei SEZ project back on track...Tourist arrivals to MraukU Cultural Zone declined due to conflicts...Japan grants US$ 638,065 for four projects in Ayeyarwady...Cambodian Deputy PM visits Mahamuni Buddha Image...Appeal to be made for Koh Tao death sentences...Slaughterhouses, cold storage to be built as part of livestock farming...Local tilapia production can’t meet US demand...Global gold price affects domestic price...3MDG Fund plans to hand over 17 new rural health centres to MoHS in May...SSCFM forum held in Mandalay to become smart city..... "OPINION":"School-age children on streets and child-laborers paid for a song!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Is Hsa Lein, going to disappear from our youths' lips?"- Khin Maung Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 2 March, 2017
Date of publication: 02 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTAW: PYITHU HLUTAW:Pyidaungsu Hluttaw debates survey on traditional cultures and customs of ethnics..... DOMESTIC NEWS:State Counsellor holds talks with DPN...Central Committee holds meeting to boost SMEs...Involvement of Tatmadaw in peace sector important...Announcement by the Union Election Commission...Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, on the occasion of the Peasants’ Day Celebrations which falls on 2 March 2017...Apology and Correction...Summer courses aim to promote youth participation in sports activities...Marijuana seized in Sittway...Child detainee hospitalized for 2nd time...Fires break out in Buthidaung and Maungtaw...Yaba seized in Loilem and Lashio...Brick kiln businesses make small profit...Jackfruit fetches good price in Pwintbyu Township...Central Committee holds meeting to boost SMEs...Vice President U Henry Van Thio oversees regional development tasks in Chin State...Dr Aye Zan appointed Mon State Gov Chief Minister...MYANMAR GAZETTE Confirmation of heads of service organizations...YCDC to distribute water from 13 places during water cutoff...Mandalay Hospital needs blood donors for water festival..... EXTERNAL RELATION:Thura U Shwe Mann receives Forum of Federations delegation and Qatar Special Envoy...Maldives to be visited most of the local people during water festival...State Counsellor receives Special Envoys from Qatar and China...Consultation meeting for UNDAF held...myME to educate 2,500 out-of-school children...Senior General receives Special Envoy of Foreign Ministry of China...China-Myanmar border trade value slumped by over US$200mil...Trade value with ITC hit over Ks12billion as of 17th Feb...Fisheries export value up by over US$86million...Thailand upholds death sentence for Myanmar men, appeal likely..... "OPINION":"Taken at face value, everything looks OK"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"IS Hsa Lein,going to dispear from our youths'lips?"-Khin Maung Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 1 March, 2017
Date of publication: 01 March 2017
Description/subject: HLUTAW:Pyithu Hluttaw: Okkalapa Pagoda, Rehabilitating illegal tenants...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 14th meeting..... DOMESTIC NEWS:State Counsellor meets with Wheel Chair Train for Peace...US$90 million in losses due to attacks on border trade zone... VP U Henry Van Thio oversees development tasks in Chin State...Pagoda trustees to build more guest houses for pilgrimage season...9th grade final exams wrap up in Maungtaw...70% of coral reefs along Myeik Archipelago damaged: FFI...MFF to spend Ks600m on nurturing young players via football academy...Fire destroys monastery and house in Maungtaw...US$90 million in losses due to attacks on border trade zone...Domestic gold price soars to record high of Ks903,500...Efforts for permaculture to be widely practiced...FMI share price jumps to Ks19,000 ...Earthen utensils industry facing extinction in Rakhine...Shrimp larvae to be bred in Ayeyawady and Rakhine...Kachin state gov’t to set up fund for rural development...State Counsellor meets with Wheel Chair Train for Peace..... EXTERNAL RELATION:State Counsellor receives Cambodian Deputy PM...President U Htin Kyaw receives Cambodian Deputy PM Mr. Hor Namhong...Judicial ethics are to be conformity with international norms: Union Chief Justice...State Counsellor receives JICA President Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Italian ambassador...Electric Power and Energy Minister receives Charge’ d’ Affairs of the State of Kuwait..... "OPINION":"Friends are chosen, but neighbours come with the house!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE:"Punitive Action must be taken against Fake drug manufacturers and sellers"-Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 28 February, 2017
Date of publication: 28 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves 5 million euro loan from Germany for locomotive factory...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves to extend terms of parliamentary committees..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: anti-violence ceremony at Yangon airport...Private school teacher licenses to be issued in June...Myanma Railways to decrease freight rates as of 1 March...Man in charge of 100 Households attacked with knife in Maungtaw ...Fire destroys home in Maungtaw ...Myanmar seafarers invited to join luxury cruise liners...Missing Khami ethnic found dead...Eindu-Zarthapyin asphalt road almost completed...6.5 million yaba pills seized in Heho...Association to request that thanakha be delisted as forest product...Management committees for 29 industrial zones to be formed...Vp U Henry Van Thio inspects regional development works in Kanpetlet & mindat...UPDJC holds discussion for security sector..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives President of USIP...Faculty, students from Mandalay University observe workings of Election Commission...Vice President receives Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister...State Counsellor receives President of USIP...Vice President U Myint Swe hosts dinner in honour of Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister...Seeds from endemic endangered orchids placed in Norway’s Global Seed Vault ...KBZ Bank opens settlement account in US...Myanmar honey eyed for export to EU countries..... "OPINION": "Connecting to the big brain"-Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE: "Newspapers We Loved to Read Once"-Khin Maung Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 27 February, 2017
Date of publication: 27 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Memorial for U Ko Ni, revered High Court Lawyer, and U Nay Win, heroic taxi driver...Myanmar software for people with impaired eyesight...over 200 jade mine licences in Kachin’s jewelry land to expire in March...Eel fishermen doing well despite unstable market...Five sub-centres to be developed in uptown Yangon...Yangon Book Plaza hopes to inspire Myanmar literature...Khami ethnics in Maungtaw attacked with knife, axe...Government will provide loans in 2017 to develop the SMEs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: export of agricultural products up by $266 million ...Himalaya airlines launches commercial flights to Yangon...Cambodian deputy PM arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Outstanding undergraduates awarded UOB scholarships...Swedish parliamentary delegation concludes visit ...Myanmar-Thailand border trade value up by over US$170million...Yoma Strategic Holdings and German wholesaler establish joint venture for food distribution in Myanmar...Import value down by US$1.7billion this FY...Import volume of industrial trucks and minibuses declined..... "OPINION": "Noble Profession in Myanmar dominated by women"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Government of Myanmar unveils new plan to protect marine wildlife and resources"-Wildlife conversation society
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 26 February, 2017
Date of publication: 26 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Antagonism, extreme nationalism behind assassination of U Ko Ni: Police Chief...Aid from Malaysia delivered to people in Maungtaw...Pe Nyunt Way brings “The Heart of the 19th Century Rubbing” on canvas to Lokanat Galleries...Four new FDA branch offices to be opened in March...Kayin women most representative in nationwide CSO forum...Mawlamyine Public Health Department staff quarters to be built in 2018-2019...Raw opium, amphetamine pills seized in Lashio ...Action to be taken against businessmen bribing officials for FDA certificate...GAP crops support food safety and income generation..... "OPINION": "Examinations ...... the Necessary Evil?"-Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLE: "Solar energy powers sustainable solutions"-Alex Kirby..."Survey reveals drastic decline of waterbirds in Ayeyawady River"-Frank Momberg
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 25 February, 2017
Date of publication: 25 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Thilawa SEZ begins expansion...Discussion at pyidaungsu hluttaw on 5 million euro loan from german bank...Workshop on undergraduate Dental Medicine courses held in Yangon...Half of pharmaceutical demand to be met by 2020...Palace of Hsenwi Sawbwa to be restored ...Intravenous drugs factory to be finished in 2018...Number of agricultural land renters on the rise in Takon Township...Action to be taken against businessmen bribing officials for FDA certificate ...Three houses destroyed by fire in Haka...Vice President U Henry Van thio receives, Secretary-General of APWF Secretaria...U nay Win honoured by State Counsellor for his sacrifice to arrest gunman who killed NLD’s lawyer...Peace provides physical, mental well-being: Dr Tin Myo Win...4th meeting held for Myanmar Democracy Film Festival...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission hails Peace Conference...Basic training course on disaster management opened in maungtaw...over 400 university students join Telenor’s 32nd Net monday programme in myeik..... EXTERNAL RELATION: pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win myint receives Swedish parliament Speaker...amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Swedish parliament Speaker...UEC says election complaint valid...protest, prayers outside Thai embassy in Yangon over possible crackdown on Dhammakaya Temple in Bangkok...State Counsellor receives president of the russian-myanmar Society of Friendship and Cooperation and Swedish parliament Speaker...president U Htin Kyaw receives Sweden’s parliament Speaker...VP U myint Swe receives FEC’s Japan-ASEAN Cultural and Economic Exchange Committee Chairman...apanese-style flea markets to take place monthly...US to lend expertise in shrimp breeding techniques to local producers...Import value declined by $187 million since April...Border trade value decreases to $6.272 billion this FY...MPT chooses Gemalto services to enrich mobile experience...Second batch of aid from malaysia arrives at Buthidaung port...Thura U Shwe mann receives Sweden’s parliament Speaker..... "OPINION": "We welcome the “National Education Strategic Plan,” with open arms!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "A species in danger of extinction: Clouded leopard"-Rahul Ashem
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 24 February, 2017
Date of publication: 24 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular meeting day 13 commences...Heath care buildings requested in Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor seeks change in Myanmar’s Educational Strategy...JCB REACHES Six AGREEMENTS...Coordination body for Rule of Law , justice holds meeting...Despite inaccessibility, Pankhaw waterfall in Lashio crowded with tourists...Fugitive suspected of drugs crimes and robbery captured ...second day of 5th and 9th grade exams in Maungtaw continues...Illegal timber seized in Lashio...Maubin to have 30 megawatt of solar power by March...Buddha statue thieves arrested...First child kidney transplants in myanmar today ...mandalay region gov’t workshop for draft policies to enhance regional economic development held...... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives ambassadors of Denmark, United States of America...U San Lwin appointed concurrently as Ambassador to Albania...Myanmar specialty coffee to be exhibited in US in April...About 600 private fuel stations seeking permits...Myanmar Sterculia gums fetched up to Ks40,000 a viss due to demand from China, India...Japan to assist in Myanmar’s SME development...Community funding in Thilawa SEZ planned to use over US$100,000...Consultancy service to solve S me problems...Asian agrobiotechnology growth threatened by private-public sector conflicts and NGO activism..... "OPINION": We will succeed if we are committed and work hard!...Khin Maung Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 23 February, 2017
Date of publication: 23 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: MP submits motion to hike state lottery jackpots by 10 per cent...Amyotha Hluttaw raises publication of laws, approval for fire services depts..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon myothit project to start on the other side of Kyimyindine by February...resident U Htin Kyaw visits general hospital, Nursing and Midwifery School in Kalay...Government to help preserve cultural heritage...Expressway accident that killed eight due to careless driving...Electrical fire destroys homes, no injuries reported...Five died, 17 injured as vehicle overturned...80,000 students in Ayeyawady Region register for matriculation exam...Tax earnings from cigarette and alcohol increase year by year...Sacha Inchi experimentally cultivated in Sagaing Region...Humanitarian aid arrives in Sittway...Meeting called for Student’s Union building...Wa’ Liberal Democratic Development Party presents policy and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Sweden’s Speaker of the Parliament arrives in Yangon...Vice President receives US Ambassador...Property expo targets Myanmar citizens in Singapore ...Myanmar’s mango planned to penetrate Russia market...High US dollar index hiked up exchange rate...Over 167 tonnes of turmeric shipped abroad in Feb...Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin arrived back after attending ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat in Boracay, the Philippines...UEC Chair U Hla Thein receives US ambassador...Myanmar signs Paris Principles and Commitments protecting children in wartime...Japan grants US$ 501,075 for three school constructions and road upgrading in Rakhine and Mon States, Magway Region..... "OPINION": "Fighting against bribery and corruption!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Asian agrobiotechnology growth threatened by private-public sector conflicts and NGO activism"-Mahaletchumy Arujanan
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 22 February, 2017
Date of publication: 22 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular session lays stress on education matters... Railway project, Criminal Act 144 and 2nd Election Commission Amendment Law discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw...More fire engines, lease grant and allowance in remote area were raised in the Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 8,000 low-cost apartments to be built...President and First Lady visit erosion-damaged areas in Haka...Digging shallow creek and ditch in Yangon region...YCDC to choose new Mingalar Market design...over 60,000 children in Yangon to be vaccinated...chief Justice of the Union urges courts to resolve cases in timely manner ...Motorboat seized, 11 arrested in Naf River, Rakhine state...Passenger vehicle collides with motorbike...Four bodies found in Maungtaw...SMIDB to be under Planning and Finance Ministry...Fuel oil produced by MPE to sell at a flexible price...Union Farmer-Labour Force Party presents policy and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Tourists visit elephant camp in Bago Region...senior General receives JPN-MYN Friendly association chairman...Currency fluctuations in India affect price of exported peas...Trade with ITC hit over Ks11billion as of 10th Feb in this FY...Bo-Bo-Bo locomotives shipped to Myanmar...apanese farm equipment manufacturer Yanmar opens facility in Myanmar..... "OPINION": "Who on earth is backing these criminal acts?"-Khin Maung Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 21 February, 2017
Date of publication: 21 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW:-PYITHY HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 8th day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ks120 Billion in special commercial taxes collected as of December...President U Htin Kyaw and First Lady attend celebration of 69th Chin National Day...69th Chin National Day celebrated in Yangon...Women’s Week-Myanmar to kick off on 6th March in Nay Pyi Taw...State Counsellor, addresses 69th Anniversary of Chin National Day Ceremony...a mphetamine tablets seized in Maungtaw...stolen gold found from teenagers in Tachilek...Two killed, five injured in car-motorbike crash in Thaton...Yaba tablets seized in Lashio..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Cruise Ship M.S World Odyssey docks in Myanmar...Registered outbound tour operators reach over 400 in Myanmar...ILO shares management techniques to 8,000 SME operators under three-year plan ...India looks to expand energy ties with Myanmar...Rice exports plunged by about 400,000 tonnes than last year...Border trade value down by over US$47million...Three-year project drawn up to expand market and produce value-added watermelon and muskmelon products..... "OPINION": "Peace is in the air"-Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE: "Migration is at an alarming rate across the world"-Tommy Pauk..."National Development Party presents policy and programmes"-Dr Ne Zin Latt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 20 February, 2017
Date of publication: 20 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President visits hospitals in Tonzang, Tiddim, Falam...Investigation Commission writing full report on Maungtaw...Measures taken to protect crops against parasites...Stimulant pills seized in northern Shan State...2 men mugged near Innya Lake, suspects arrested...New oxygen-making machine to bring benefit to patients...My Yangon, My Home festival to come 25 February...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Office of the President Message of Greetings sent by U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, to the 69th Anniversary Chin National Day celebrations 20th February 2017...President visits hospitals in Tonzang, Tiddim, Falam...Investigation Commission writing full report on Maungtaw...Average inflation rate in Jan 2017 slips...High-quality Zwekapin swimming pool opened in Pha-an..... EXTERNAL RELATION: AirAsia to start Yangon-Honolulu route in late June...Domestic gold price on the rise in keeping with high global price...10,000 tonnes of parboiled rice exported in 10 months...Trade value of US$8billion required to meet expectations...Myanmar International
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 19 February 2017
Date of publication: 19 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government settling 38 cases reported by entrepreneurs to develop private sector businesses...Gems, jade to be sold in Kyat at emporium from 19 to 24 March...Tun Foundation holds its eleventh literatary award presentation...More than 190,000 Amphetamine pills seized in Sittway...Fire destroys makeshift home in Maungtaw...Forestry management workshop held in Mandalay ...Government settling 38 cases ...Vice-President U Henry Van Thio attends opening ceremony of Myanmar Engineer Council Building and Technological Library ...Coordination meeting held for publishing updated Myanmar encyclopedia, for paper reading for translation literature...3-Mile Thiri Myine beach in Kawthoung extended...Jade miners earning good price...Plans underway to build shopping mall made out of bamboo...Farmer call centre to launch in capital on Peasants’ Day ...Cigarettes and betel quids to be sold with health warnings...Fire destroys 14 houses in Pyigyidagun...New Society Party presents policies and programmes...Jade miners earning good price...Yangon Golf Club ...Myanmar International.....EXTERNAL RELATION: Armed clash happened at Myanmar-Bangladesh border...Import, export targets for fiscal 2017-2018 will be issued in March...Myanmar workers in Thailand holding temporary worker’s permit to receive passports...Yadanar Hninzi housing apartment mostly bought by Myanmar citizens in Singapore...Tata Steel looking at Myanmar, Bangladesh B2C markets..."OPINION": "Who’s Who!"-Dr. Nu Nu Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 18 February, 2017
Date of publication: 18 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chief Minister: Yangon bus line will meet international standards by 2018...5 million euro loan, tax bill discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Office of the President Notification 23/2017 16th February 2017 Formation of National Committee for Designating Minimum Wage...5 million euro loan, tax bill discussed ...Drug suspect eludes police pursuit and gunfire in northern Yangon...Attorney-General urges courts to resolve cases in timely manner...2,000 midwives to be appointed this year...TV programme on government’s first year to be filmed, broadcast and published...Tatmataw ends area clearance operations in northern Rakhine...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President’s Office Order 2/2017 6th Waning of Tabodwe, 1378 ME 17 February, 2017 Appointment of Taninthayi Region Security and Border Affairs Minister...Chief Minister: Yangon bus line will meet international standards by 2018...Dakkhina district court opened...A fire broke out in Bhamo township...7 ton of illegal logs were captured...Two illegal motor vehicles confiscated in Thaton Township...Seed bank established in Nay Pyi Taw...Pone Taung-Pone Nyar area expected to be designated as ecotourism site...Measures taken to protect crops against parasites...Over 30,000 students in Bago join ethnic language classes...Winter beans and pulses sell well in Pyay...Yangon property prices declined by 25-30% in three years...Vietnamese firms eye investing in Myanmar...Public Contribute Students Democracy Party presents policies and programmes...Formation of National Committee for Designating Minimum Wage..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thura U Shwe Mann receives Qatar Ambassador...U Ko Ko Naing appointed Ambassador of Lao People’s Democratic Republic...Pindaya Zone fee to be risen to US$5 as of next FY...Myanmar earns over US$12 million from rice exports by sea last month...Suzuki’s carry-branded Japanese minitrucks to export to Laos...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chairman of Nippon Foundation..... "OPINION": "Find out to remove subversive elements around us!"- Khin Maung Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.0MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 17 February 2017
Date of publication: 17 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chief Minister: Yangon bus line will meet international standards by 2018...5 million euro loan, tax bill discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Drug suspect eludes police pursuit and gunfire in northern Yangon...2,000 midwives to be appointed this year...TV programme on government’s first year to be filmed, broadcast and published...Tatmataw ends area clearance operations in northern Rakhine ...Dakkhina district court opened...A fire broke out in Bhamo township...seed bank established in Nay Pyi Taw...Pone Taung-Pone Nyar area expected to be designated as ecotourism site...7 ton of illegal logs were captured...Measures taken to protect crops against parasites...Two illegal motor vehicles confiscated in Thaton Township...o ver 30,000 students in Bago join ethnic language classes...Winter beans and pulses sell well in Pyay...Public Contribute Students Democracy Party presents policies and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thura U Shwe Mann receives Qatar Ambassador...Attorney-general urges courts to resolve cases in timely manner...Pindaya Zone fee to be risen to US$5 as of next FY...Myanmar earns over US$12 million from rice exports by sea last month...Yangon property prices declined by 25-30% in three years...Vietnamese firms eye investing in Myanmar...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chairman of Nippon Foundation..... "OPINION": "Find out to remove subversive elements around us!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Citizen journalists should learn code of ethics in journalism"-Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 16 February 2017
Date of publication: 16 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:-PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 9th day meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 4th regular session holds meeting discusses youth, education issues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Investigation commission in Maungtaw for a 4th time...President’s Office issues updated statement revealing details of U Ko Ni assassination...Career, job forum to be held in Rakhine State...Provisions donated for those fleeing from northern Shan State violence...Drugs worth over Ks 3,63.9 million seized in Kachin...Over 300 restaurants in Yangon fined for failing to place duty stamps on vouchers...competition of Myanmar traditional wood sculpture and awards ceremony held...Man charged for drug trafficking in Mongla Township...New buses for disabled commuters to be imported...Fire in Myawady destroys three houses, 12 apartments... All Nationalities Democracy Party (Kayah State) presents policy and programmes...new modern postboxes for Yangon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ministry of the Office of the State Counsellor introduces National Security Advisor to Diplomatic Corps and UN Agencies in Yangon...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Chief Executive Officer of Unilever Corporation, UK...No 1. Gate (Permission of entry and Departure) reopen in Myanmar–Bangladesh border...Imports of diesel and petrol on the rise to meet local consumption...Border trade value up by nearly US$150mil...Housing and Building Expo on 17-19 March...SolarHome enters domestic market...State gets US$20 million in profit in eight months from Letpadaung copper mine..... "OPINION": "Let us set up genuine mutual trust with people’s contribution!"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Keeping Yangon City clean, beautiful and pleasant"-Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 15 February, 2017
Date of publication: 15 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:-PYITHY HLUTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 8th day meeting...Road upgrades in Shan, Chin states discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: investigation commission visits Maungtaw for the third time...Opening Ceremony of Pang Long Hall in Yangon University...Sagaing Chief Minister gives directive to expand Child Protection Centres ...New veterinary hospital to be built in Yangon’s Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Free cleft lip, palate repair treatment in NyaungU...Over 2,000 unclaimed vehicles at Yangon port up for auction...Myanmar Farmers’ Development Party presents policy and programmes...Fire loss over one month in Mandalay totalled Ks35 million..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: WWF to invest in Myanmar’s Waste Disposal system...U Sein Oo appointed as Ambassador of Malaysia...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives House of Commons members from Britain...State Counsellor receives MP from the Labour Party of the UK...Convention on Sustainable Development goals...4th Myanmar-Japan Human Rights Dialogue held...7 out of 9 human trafficking cases in Jan were forced marriage...Over a hundred thousand tonnes of raw rubber exported in fiscal 2016-2017...Export value from manufacturing goods drops by US$ 300 million..... "OPINION": "The dawn of peace in Myanmar"-Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Mobilizing against measles"-Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 14 February, 2017
Date of publication: 14 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw discusses Union Tax Bill, Territorial River and River Zones Bill...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw nods motion of borrowing 10.787 billion Yen for maintenance of hydro power plants...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw nods motion of borrowing 10.787 billion Yen for maintenance of hydro power plants...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw passes Ks3.65 billion allocation for development of Rakhine..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: A Day For Bogyoke & CHIlDREN...Yangon celebrates Day for Children marking Bogyoke Birthday...Performance, fund raising ceremony held marking Union Peace Year-2017...Prevention of collapse of river banks, improving water way made in Sagaing...Gov’t, CSOs to raise collaboration on disaster prevention projects in Mandalay...Scouts volunteer at Children’s hospitals...construction of public recreation area to be completed this year...Fires across Myanmar cause over Ks1.7 billion in losses last month...Sittway court gives death sentence to culprit involved in Kotankauk outpost attack...stimulants worth over Ks190 million seized in Naf River...women invited to join walkathon to combat anaemia...Middle-age man drowns in creek ...New 500-bed hospital to be built in Bago later this month...Over 240 CNG buses received slip from deregistration...Mon National Party presents policies and programmes...Over 60 tonnes of illegal timber found in Dagon Industrial Zone..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw receives Thai Ambassador...Investigation Commission on Maungtaw continues fact- finding mission in villages...FDI hit over US$ 5.81 billion in 10 months of this FY...External trade over US$23 billion as of 3rd February...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Thai Ambassador..... "OPINION": "No development without discipline" - Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE: "Recent developments in microstructure approach to exchange rate determination and implications for monetary policy" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 13 February, 2017
Date of publication: 13 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 70th Union Day celebrated in Panglong...State Counsellor asks peacemakers to inspire future generations...Investigation Commission looks into villages in Maungtaw...Nay Pyi Taw celebrates 70th Anniversary Union Day...President hosts Union Day commemorative reception and dinner...70th anniversary of Union Day focused on Panglong Spirit...Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Party presents policy and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Export value rises by over Ks700 million in past 10months...Border trade via ITCs reaches over Ks10.6 billion...Sri Lanka to import 50,000 MT of rice from Myanmar...Mango exports to be increased based on production..... "OPINION": "Trust and human value" - the “Mirror” ..... ARTICLE: "Recent developments in microstructure approach to exchange rate determination and implications for monetary policy" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 12 February 2017
Date of publication: 12 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union spirit is the source of building a democratic federal union...70th anniversary Union Day ceremony and Panglong peace talk to be broadcast live today...Fire destroys four homes, one shop in Sittway...State and Region Hluttaw staff expected to be separated from GA Department...Over 1,000 tonnes of illegal timbers seized in Yangon during past three weeks...Five suspects arrested in Maungtaw...State Counsellor arrives Taunggyi to attend 70th Union Day Ceremony...Rakhine traditional carriage pulling festival attracts people in Maungtaw...Road to Muse...Rumour of special goods tax for automobile market prompts car price rise... The price of fish paste doubles in Bago...Rubber testing laboratory in Hlegu expected to get global accreditation...Three-storey fruit & vegetable wholesale market to be built in Amarapura..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Investigation Commission launches probe into UN allegations of human rights violations in Maungtaw ...Rakhine chili to be exported to Sri Lanka..... "OPINION": "For lack of a nail!" - Dr. Nu Nu Win... ARTICLE: "Myanmar: A Land of Ethnic Affinity" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 11 February 2017
Date of publication: 11 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Day Flag ceremony and dinner will be broadcast live on Sunday...no assignments to trace parliamentarians in the line of duty secretly or openly...Country Programme 2015-18 under discussion...Pinlae Nay Kyel Co. to be sued in accordance with Forestry Law...Police training courses end...Nationwide, 125 rapes in January, 81 involving children...Fire loss over one month in Mandalay totalled Ks35 million...New Nyaung Chaung Thar beach open...Local gold price rises by over Ks 20,000 per tical...New manufacturing plant to distribute fertilizer in early 2018...National League for Democracy Party presents policy and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives UN Assistant Secretary-General...President U Htin Kyaw accepts credentials of the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus...President U Htin Kyaw accepts credentials of the Ambassador of the Republic of Panama...State Counsellor receives WWF-US Board Member and Country Director of WWF...Vice President U Henry Van Thio receives Thai delegation led by Thailand Transportation...Chief Justice of the Union meets guests...US$ 7 billion worth of garments exported this FY...FPB share trading volume at YSX hits new low...US exchange rate jumped to over Ks1,369 on 8th Jan..... "OPINION": "Solving Differences in a Peaceful Way!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "The festivals of the month Tabodwe" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 10 February 2017
Date of publication: 10 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Rural development programme proposed at the wrong time: MPs...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 6th day meeting..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rubbish collection in Yangon to be privatised...JMC-U’s 9th meeting concludes...Two suspects detained in An...Crime Awareness event held in Maungtaw...Maungtaw curfew hours relaxed...SEZ must establish global trust and better relationships...Tatmadaw releases reaction to OHCHR report...Thandaunggyi Branch of Innwa Bank opened...1,583 fire outbreaks across the country in 2016...Departmental action taken against over 70 policemen in Ayeyawady...Telecoms networks to be expanded in remote areas...Minbya to have 24-hour electricity in February...Raw opium, stimulant tablets seized in Kalaw...4,000 jobs available at Junction city shopping center...Ywangan in Shan State achieve designation protecting its name...Union Day ceremonies, peace programme to be broadcast live Sunday...50 more tube-wells to be emerged in Kyaukse Tsp before summer...Tatmadaw column engages with KIA/TNLA combined troops in Kutkai...Empowering women through self-reliance groups nationwide...Two-storey building to be constructed in Kalewa hospital...People Democracy Party presents policy and programs...Mary Chapman to provide free sign language course for locals..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Malaysian aid for Rakhine arrives in Myanmar...State Counsellor receives Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland...Group from China to inspect, certify rice mills...US exchange rate jumped to over Ks1,369 on 8th Jan...Shareholders of FPB asked to sell stocks due to financial situation...Myanmar-China (2+2) high-level consultations held..... "OPINION": "Immature but up-and-coming YBS" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "The festivals of the month Tabodwe" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 9 February, 2017
Date of publication: 09 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Maungtaw commission continues investigation ...MOFA issues press release...MOFA issues press releases...JICA loans for maintenance of hydroelectric power plants discussed...JICA loans for maintenance of hydroelectric power plants discussed...May Yu FM Radio programme refutes rumours of invented stories in Rakhine...Vice President U Myint Swe: Private sector development the key to boosting economy...Ice, heroin, stimulant tablets seized...Law Amending the Translation Commission Law...workshop for Disaster Management collaboration held...Man found hanging from tree at coffee farm in Nawnghkio...Five-car crash on Yangon-Mawlamyine Road...26 companies selected for Thilawa low-cost housing complex...National Democratic Force Party presents policies and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATION: State Counsellor accepts credentials from Dr. Stephan Paul Jost, WHO Representative to Myanmar...Watermelon price drops at 105-Mile Muse Trade Zone despite heavy influx of trucks...Price of Myanmar eel dropped during New Year festival..... "OPINION": "Let us exert cooperative efforts for peace and stability in our country!" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Every country is responsible for wiping out drugs and dealers" - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 8 February 2017
Date of publication: 08 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: Allocation of flight charge money discussed in Pyithu Htuttaw...Myanmar International Cooperation Agency to be abolished..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar International Cooperation Agency to be abolished...YBS impovements for Yangon’s populace...Patient satisfaction survey to be conducted at six major hospitals in Yangon...President U Htin Kyaw sends message on 70th Anniversary Shan State Day...JMC-U discusses procedures, budget...VP U Henry Van Thio discusses development in Haka, Hantalan...May Yu FM Radio programme refutes rumours of invented stories in Rakhine...12 dead, 65 injured in accidents last month on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway...Unregistered car seized in Thaton Township...Traditional handicrafts of ethnic people available at market festival on 10 February...Electrical fire damages home, no injuries reported...Union Solidarity and Development Party presents policies and programmes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor meets Planning and Finance Ministers...One shot dead, two injured on illegal fishing boats ...Local tea growers to go Japan for technical study...Bilateral Trade Myanmar-Northeast state of India has grown...Over 800,000 tonnes of maize exported to foreign countries during over 10 months in this FY...Rice and broken rice export hit 1.2million tonnes...FMI to sell more stocks depending on budget for Landmark project..... "OPINION": "FMI to sell more stocks depending on budget for Landmark project" - Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE: "The State Ovadacariya ( Patron ) Committee of the Sangha of ALL Orders of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" -Ba Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 7 February 2017
Date of publication: 07 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSION:-PHITHU HLUTTW: News Media discussed in Pyithu Hluttaw...Amyotha Hluttaw MPs discuss corruption, transparency issues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor: Different visions solved in peaceful ways...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives faculty members and students of Monywa Universities...UEC to submit bill for recalling parliamentary representatives...MC-U to discuss SOP, budget...Vice President U Myint Swe addresses at the coordination meeting of conferring religious titles and donation ceremony...Vice President U Henry Van Thio tours Haka, Htantalan...immunisation efforts to be renewed in Buthidaung and Maungtaw...over 4 million stimulant pills, ammunition seized in Maungtaw...Brown opium powder, heroin and yaba pills seized in Laukkai...one killed, 23 injured as vehicle overturns...Fisherman found dead in Kyaukpyu township ...Domestic gold price tops Ks880,000 per tical...News: Phalon Sawor Democratic Party presents policy and programs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar to host international triathlon...President U Htin Kyaw and wife conclude visit to Cambodia...Watermelon, muskmelon income accounted for 80 per cent of fruit and vegetables exports...80 tonnes of Myanmar coffee to ship to America and China (Taipei) this year...1.4 million metric tonnes of peas to be exported..... "OPINION": "Time for Our Teachers to Get Ready For Facing Challenges of the Time" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Welcoming the resumption of the Myanma Encyclopaedia publication " - Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 6 February 2017
Date of publication: 06 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Democracy, human rights inseparable: State Counsellor at Mon celebration...Vice President U Henry Van Thio urges conservation of state bird, tree in Chin State...BFM, Smile Asia to conduct free surgeries to 110 children with cleft lips and palates in Taunggyi...Inter-ministries golf tournament held in Nay Pyi Taw...Villager murdered in Maungtaw Township...Six suspected attackers approach police station in Maungdaw...One dead, one injured in motorcycle-truck accident...Illegal timber confiscated in Katha...Fire breaks out at refilling station in Monywa...Two motorbikes collide in Chaung U Township...Cash donated to the renovation of pagodas in Bagan...Culturally diverse group studies development of Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Motion Picture Museum to be repaired this year...News: Inn Nationals Development Party presents policy and programs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President visits Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple...Only 2.9 million tourists visited Myanmar in 2016...Fisheries exports reaches about $450 million: MoC...Border trade value increases by $150 million...Import value declines by $580 million over past ten months...Myanmar earns $2.4 billion from natural gas exports...Thousands of gallons of fuel oil to be sold by MPE..... "OPINION": "The task to be urgently implemented" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Functions of Notary Public" - U Mya Thein B.A., B.L.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 5 February 2017
Date of publication: 05 February 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 189,000 amphetamine tablets seized in Maungtaw ...New playgrounds to be built in Yangon in FY2017-18 ...Mine deactivated on Union Highway in northern Shan State...Retired professor Killed at home...Man arrested for drug trafficking in Lashio...Teak logs seized in Moemauk Township...Four trucks carrying illegal timber seized...Mon students sing Mon National Day welcoming songs at State Counsellor’s residence ...Vice President U Henry Van Thio tours Chin State to review the development activities ...Myanmar traditional arts and crafts faces shortage of artisans, skilled labours...Real estate rental market within YCDC areas thriving...EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw, Cambodian PM hold talks in Phnom Penh...The most important thing for the peace process is for all national ethnic armed groups to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement: H.E. Mr. Hong Liang...Discuss on Direct Flight from Bagan to Thailand ...Japanese manufacturer opens new facility in Myanmar...Myanmar-China border trade value down by over US$27million...External trade value up by over US$130m as of 27th Jan....."OPINION": "The importance of vocational education " - Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLE: "The Budget: What Do Taxpayers Want?" - May Thandar Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 4 February 2017
Date of publication: 04 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PHITHU HLUTTAW: Ks3.65 billion proposed by President for development of Rakhine State... 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 3rd days meeting...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 3rd day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t warns against religious, racial incitement after murder of NLD legal adviser...Aid delivered to fire victims in Mayangon...Head of hundred-household falls from bridge and dies...Abducted village leader escapes...Woman dies at relief camp in Mawtheehnyar relief camp...Information Committee issues lists of civilians abducted or killed in Rakhine State...Celebrity’s food service aims to reduce expenses of low-income families ...Competition to promote reading appreciation for children in Toungoo...Suicide cases reach 100 in Taninthayi Region last year...Electrical Law to be amended to develop Myanmar’s electrical power and energy sector...Yaba seized in Namhsan...Stimulants tablets, low-quality opium seized in Lashio...Over 120 high-rise buildings granted permits to build ...Ministry links farmers with companies to buy tractors under installment plan...Yangon Job Fair to take place on 26 February...Shan Nationals Democratic Party presents policy and programs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: King of Cambodia welcomes President U Htin Kyaw with lavish ceremony...Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand visits Bagan...Three Myanmar workers killed in accident in Thailand...Thailand invest in Myanmar to increase...US company to buy Myanmar coffee..... "OPINION": "Timely stitches could save Myanmar forests" - Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLE: "The Iron Curtain, The Bamboo Curtain and Now What?" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 3 February 2017
Date of publication: 03 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: MPs discuss motion on preventing dyed food at 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw...2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 4th Regular Session Holds its 2nd Day Meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar health department declares war on tuberculosis...State Counsellor presents cash assistance to displaced persons...Employment agencies ask for relief from ten-fold license increase...Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife designated as third Ramsar...Agriculture sector to be improved under five-year development plan...Mobile shops for northern Rakhine launches...Farmers growing tomatoes on floating islands receive modern equipment ...Fire kills one, destroys 50 houses...Illegal chemical fertilizer seized...350 units of Yadana Hninsi Housing the complex already sold...MCEA requested Planning and Finance Ministry to grant tax exemptioN on low-cost housing apartments...All Mon Regions Democracy Party presents policy and programs...Workshop on rights of indigenous peoples held in Nay Pyi Taw...Squatters blocking factory gates want more money..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Thailand sign two MoUs, oneAgreement on Bilateral Cooperation...President receives Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand...Stock trading at YSX reached over Ks73billion as of the end of January...Over 140,000 tons of diesel and petrol imported through normal trade...Trade value expected to hit Ks12,000 billion in next FY...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives delegations..... "OPINION": "Development Plans Are Underway, Subject To Our Conscientious Contribution" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "TRAINING FOR THE CIVIL SERVICES" - BA THAN
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 2 February 2017
Date of publication: 02 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw celebrate 1st anniversary...Ministers request budget approval at the 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw fourth regular session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 13 civilians killed, eight missing after violent attacks in November, October 2016...Woman found dead in Maungtaw...Workshop on ICCPR held...Construction of Sittwe port to be completed soon...300 Illegal ammonium nitrate bags seized in Moehnyin, one mine deactivated...CCTV cameras to be installed on 11 main roads...Aung Pin Lae Lake Bay Mae stone inscription under renovation...Trailer hits two girls on bicycle...Decorative petrified resin stones in high demand...Eel cultivation experiment to sell larvae in February...Democratic Party (Myanmar) presents their policies, philosophy and programs...Cultural heritage of Yangon to be preserved while implementing Yangon Master Plan...Management committee of 70th Union Day, meets troupes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thai authorities hand over 44 trafficked victims back to Myanmar...ADB to support Myanmar to develop transport projects through PPPs...Flotsam of a motor boat and two people on board seized in Maungtaw Township...Turkish aid arrives in villages in northern Rakhine State...Wife of Japanese PM donates cash, stationery to monasteries, nunneries...US dollar exchange rate over Ks1,360...Nearly 600,000 car import permits granted...Trade value with ITC hits over Ks 9,908 million...Myanmar-Thailand trade up by nearly US$ 160 million..... "OPINION": "A villain tends to resort to wicked ways in time of difficulty" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "TRAINING FOR THE CIVIL SERVICES" - BA THAN...
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 1 February 2017
Date of publication: 01 February 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Union government manages to collect more taxes than targeted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor: Majority protects rights of minorities...Aid delivered to communities in Maungtaw Township...Police inspector (investigation) in Ye Township, filed a suit & arrested for taking bribes...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services inspects textile factory, Aircraft Maintenance Base in Meikhtila...National-level policy discussion concerning migration held on 30th Jan...Flyovers to be built at junctions between motor roads and railroads...Water spinach plantations flourish in Mandalay...Illegal timbers seized..2,600 million viss of fish, prawns produced this quarterYangon Bus Public Company to suspend stock trading...Gov’t grants over Ks5 trillion to cooperatives in January...Lahu National Development Party presents its policy, philosophy and programs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives ambassadors to Myanmar...Thura U Shwe Mann receives ambassadors to Myanmar......Residents at Myanmar-Bangladesh border want upgraded border fence...Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic pays homagevisit to Shwedagon Pagoda...Wife of Japanese PM visits Yangon nunneries, monasteries...U Aye Tha Aung, Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw attends 12th Global Appeal, 2017 Opening Ceremony...World Bank provides assistance to Ministry of Health and Sport...Importers, exporters of fruit, flowers and vegetables meet on 3rd February...Ks2 billion for farmers affected by MyanmarThailand bridge ...Rohu exports down 30 per cent in 2016..... "OPINION"; 'The Four Resources and the Five Dimensions of Development" - Kyaw Myaing..... ARTICLE: "A historic “Vision” …… after a generation " - San Shwe Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 31 January, 2017
Date of publication: 31 January 2017
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Tax, Planning & Budget Bills to be finalized in 4th regular session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...2nd Pyithu Hluttaw fourth regular session holds its first day meeting...Amyotha Hluttaw raises child sex abuse punishment..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President attends Union Day committee meeting...NLD Patron Thura U Tin Oo and Yangon Region Hluttaw Speaker encourage family of U Ko Ni...Press release regarding assassination of U Ko Ni...Two More Missing in Maungtaw...Tatmadaw to aid in investigation of U Ko Ni assassination...Opium powders, heroin and stimulants seized in Myeik and Katha...8-year-old child killed in crash in Kyaukphu...Student arrested on drug charge...Farmers to boost saltwater prawn production in Maungtaw...RSS-3 rubber price remains on the rise...FPB share price reaches its lowest rate of Ks32,000...Private banks support farmers implementing mechanised farming...National Unity Party presents Policy and Programs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Special Advisor to Japanese PM...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Ambassador of Canada...Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw attends ceremony for villagers in New Delhi...President U Htin Kyaw meets special adviser to Japanese PM...President U Htin Kyaw and wife to visit Cambodia...Thailand to purchase cashew nuts from Taninthayi...Tax increase results in steep drop in betel nut export..... "OPINION": "Sycophants, nepotism and craving for power will destroy our society"- Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "The financial health of Myanmar" - Dinesh Ahluwalia
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 30 January, 2017
Date of publication: 30 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Retaining walls to be built to develop Ayeyarwady River in Sagaing and Mandalay...Prevention and protection of violence against women and rape of children discussed in Myawady...9th Yangon Photo Festival on 3-19 March...70th Shan National Day to be celebrated in Yangon next month...Diverse species of plants to be grown in Ayeyawady Delta...Almost 100,000 people visit closing day of Children’s Literature Festival in Mandalay...Prizes presented at closing ceremony of Children’s Literature Festival in Mandalay...Legal advisor to NLD assassinated at Yangon airport...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing inspects farms in Central Command...Martial arts demonstrations in Myitkyina prior to 70th Union day...Charities offer free operations to correct cleft lips, palates...Land leased to foreigners damaged..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor: Cherry trees symbol of Myanmar-Japan bond, also of peace...Myanmar to take part in Hamalia mountain range conservation project...Pyithu Hluttaw speaker receives Japanese guests..... "OPINION": "Carelessness and drunk-driving claim invaluable lives" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "YANGON SAILING CLUB “RATER STAY” DAY" - U Tint Swe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 February 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 29 January, 2017
Date of publication: 29 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor attends New Year luncheon...Licenses issued for more than 280 trawlers, 161 boats in Maungtaw Tsp to overcome fishing challenges...Senior General visits head of Shwekyin Religious Order at hospital...14th Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida emerges...Assailant suspected of attack on Kyikanpin violence arrested...Missing village administrator in Maungtaw found dead of knife wounds...Children in garden of literature as happy as butterflies in colourful garden...Children enthusiastic about colouring and proverb contests at Children Literature Festival in Mandalay...Second day of Children Literature Festival crowded in Mandalay...Garden of medicinal plants to be built in Nawnghkio...Women’s Support Centre to launch in Mandalay in February...Myanmar railways to upgrade circular train tracks...2nd literary talks held in Dawbon Tsp...Yaba seized in Lashio..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Domestic gold prices continue to decline due to slumping global gold price...Myanmar-Chinese begin grand celebration of New Year in Yangon...Japanese chamber makes proposals to Daw Aung Suu Kyi to promote investment...Indian PM dubs main opposition party as “sinking ship”..... "OPINION": "Children and Poems" - Dr. Nu Nu Win.....ARTICLE: "A powerful cure for leprosy: inclusiveness" - Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 28 January, 2017
Date of publication: 28 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President attends Children’s Literature Festival...Myanmar traditional cooking competition and festival being held...Border road being constructed in Pyigyimadaing, Taninthayi...Bayer donates Bayer’s Children Book on Climate Change to the Myanmar Ministry of Education...Humanitarian aid arrives in Maungtaw...President attends Children’s . . ....FITs most vulnerable to traffic accidents...High-rise building under construction in downtown Yangon catches fire...Hospital invites pregnant women with diabetes to join free healthcare plan...2nd Kids Fair to take place 10-12 February...Vehicle catches fire at downtown Yangon...FDA warns sellers not to sell chilli, curry masala powder laced with chemical extracts...International technology show opens in Yangon...Chicken shops to be opened in five ward markets, Yangon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Humanitarian aid arrives in Maungtaw - Maung Zaw (MNA)...Humanitarian aid subsidised in Maungtaw Township...Humanitarian Assistance after 9/10 Attacks (October 9 Attacks) in Rakhine State (From 4-11-2016 to 26-1-2017)...Humanitarian Assistance after 9/10 Attacks (October 9 Attacks) in Rakhine State (From 17-12-2016 to 26-1-2017)...President U Htin Kyaw receives chairman of JCCI...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Chairman of JCCI Mr. Akio Mimura...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint concludes visit to UK...U Henry Van Thio receives Thailand Ambassador to Myanmar...Myanmar Social Impact Forum in Yangon next month...Myanmar, Japanese companies to farm eels for export...Miss Universe beauty pageant kicks off in Manila..... "OPINION": "Time to Remove the Practice of Glass Ceiling!"-Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Myanmar’s Path to Peace Requires Patience" - U Thaung Tun
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 27 January, 2017
Date of publication: 27 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Htin Kyaw and wife, pay respects to head of Shwe Kyin Religious Order, receive advice from Sayadaws...Protections for pachyderms finalised...High-ranking military meet with soldiers on Coco Island...450 fined for driving without seat belts...Fallow and virgin land to be taken back in Mandalay...President U Htin Kyaw and wife, pay respect to head of Shwe Kyin Religious Order, receive advice from Sayadaws...16 apartments for industrial zone workers completed...New 40-bed Sangha hospital to be built in Thaton...Authorities to spend Ks60 billion to add more buses on YBS system...Elephant kills mahout in Mohnyin...Pathein umbrellas in high demand from abroad...Adolescents killed in head-on crash on Yangon-Mawlamyine Road...Volunteers invited to help basic computer learners in Kawhmu Township...Talks on Health and Traffic rules held in Taungoo...KBZ and Visa launch new credit cards...SMIDB and KBZ under discussion to offer CGI system... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker visits Britain’s House of Commons...Vice President U Myint Swe attends 68th Anniversary of India’s Republic Day...Garment enterprises can soon apply for import licenses online...Trade deficit of over US$ 3,950 million as of 20th January...Myanmar’s rubber price falling slightly in late January..... "OPINION": "Some Facebook users are corrupting the Myanmar language before we are aware of it"-Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Proactive Policies"- Kyaw Win (Labour)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 26 January, 2017
Date of publication: 26 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t steps up nutrition programme efforts...MYANMAR GAZETTE- Head of service organisation appointed...Gov’t steps up...Government cracking down on illegal trading...National Level Political Dialogue for Regions (Taninthayi Region) successfully concludes...Training course for voting booth supervisors conducted...Fundraiser on 28 January to provide healthcare for Naga people...New housing for growing YCDC staff...High prevalence of elephantiasis found in Amarapura...Opium oil seized in Shan State...Man killed in Myawady hunting accident...MAEX making efforts to be listed on YSX...Vessels to run for Kalatan multi-purpose project to arrive Sittway on 27th January...Myanmar Citizens investments totalled over Ks1.4 trillion as of second week of January...Newly harvested pea production results in rise in green gram price....Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Woman ploughing field shot in Namkham...Tatmadaw clashes with KIA troops in Shan State...Foreign Head of State sends felicitations to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Children, pregnant women in Maungtaw, Buthidaung receive vaccinations...Stinky factories temporarily shut down in Dawei...Villager wounded in mine explosion...Improvised Explosive Devices of TNLA seized..... EXTERNAL RELATION: VP U Myint Swe receives Vice Chairman of General Electric...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets with Speaker of Britain’s Lower House...U Myint Swe presents credentials to President of South Africa...Maung Maung Lynn concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Cyprus...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives IPU Technical Cooperation Program Manager...Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission Chairman receives GE delegation...Myanmar sesame price jumps Ks20,000 per bag due to demand from India...Myanmar, China discuss stability, rule of law in border areas...Japan Grants US$ 398, 795 for road upgrading and one school construction...Foreign investments meet the target in 2016-2017 FY...Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck of Bhutan visits ancient pagodas in Bagan...Speaker of the Senate of parliament and Speaker of the House of Commons, parliament of Canada send felicitations to Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw U Win Myint and Speaker the Amyotha Hluttaw U Mahn Win Khaing Than...Illegal migrant deported to Bangladesh...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Vice Chairman of General Electric...Myanmar students can apply for ASEAN Tourism Scholarships
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 25 January, 2017
Date of publication: 25 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor calls for ensuring transparency in cultural heritage conservation attempts in Bagan...Investigation Commission on Maungtaw meets in Nay Pyi Taw...Suspect arrested in attack on Ngakhuya Border Outpost...Warpeik to be upgraded into a model village...President U Htin Kyaw and first lady attend prize presentation ceremony for English Language Proficiency...Illegally-cut timber and trucks seized...Ammunition seized in Shan state...Dy Attorney-General meets law officers in Sagaing....Raw opium, stimulants seized in Mogaung and Ywangan...Light truck hits bridge’s signboard on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Unregistered cars seized in Paung Township...MAEX shares can be purchased through four securities companies...CB Bank to install additional 500 ATMs...Nobel Myanmar Literary Festival 2017, Aesthetic literature concludes successfully...Preparations for Mandalay Children’s Literature Festival underway..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Aid from Indonesia to be delivered to communities in Maungtaw Township...Central Executive Committee of UNFC holds emergency meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand...State Counsellor and Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo of Bhutan pay homage to ancient pagodas in Bagan...RTAD issued licenses for over 100 cars with SKD system...Myanmar’s bananas in demand in Thailand...Seven foreign and local enterprises permitted to invest US$1,435.808 million...Woodside to re-start drilling offshore Myanmar...Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw visits Lower House of Parliament in UK...Projection of richness of Bangladesh culture continues...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives representative of IDEA Myanmar..... "OPINION": " Good riddance to our old mindsets and dogmatic beliefs!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Pyatho: the month of Equestrian Tourney Festival Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja Sithu"- Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 24 January, 2017
Date of publication: 24 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor, armed group representatives discuss peace issues...Civilian honoured for assisting in seizing 14 million Yaba pills...National-level political dialogue for regions held in Dawei...Electrical short circuit causes fire in Buthidaung...KIA Armed Group’s 2nd Officer Seized...Refresher course for sub-commissions for byelections opened...Nobel-Myanmar Literary Festival 2017’s 2nd day of aesthetic literature held...Two suspects for violent attacks arrested in Buthidaung...Authorities to install GPS devices in YBS buses...KIA soldier arrested with weapons, ammunition...Star tortoise population over 2,300 in Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary...Car hits tree on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Thayawady District has the highest rate of illegal teak logging...New building aims to educate nuns, needy children in outlying Yangon...Muse border trade value slumped by over US$360million...FPB trading volume nearly tripled on 23rd January...Freight transportation charges of Yangon- Muse on the rise...Ks15 billion to be spent on Yangon’s agricultural development over next three months...Tatmadaw always holds out an olive branch to armed groups: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing...Discussion on Security of the State, Rule of Law held...Warm clothes delivered to members of the Tatmadaw in northern Shan State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Queen Mother of Bhutan arrives Yangon...State Counsellor receives Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands...Union Election Commission Chairman receives Swiss Ambassador to Myanmar...Watermelon market booming with Chinese New Year...MIFFA and GIZ to cooperate in three year project for sustainable Freight Transport and Logistics in GMS...Senior General receives Thai Army Chief...Rail safety programme launches in Yangon..... "OPINION': "Rumours are more dreadful than wildfires" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARITICLE: "Pyatho: the month of Equestrian Tourney Festival" - Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 23 january, 2017
Date of publication: 23 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 2017 Nobel-Myanmar Literary Festival begins...PaO people in Kayin State meet for Political Dialogues...SSA (Wanhai) group disturbs destruction of opium plantation in Mongshu...Government troops clash with the KIA...Conference on high-quality urban infrastructure concrete held...Car under fire by KIA group...President U Htin Kyaw visits U Thant Museum...Writers read papers on literature at Nobel-Myanmar Literary Festival...Women artists present their works in Mandalay...Three bodies discovered in Maungtaw Township...Troops seize illegal timber, weapons in Tarmoenyae...Large numbers of nature lovers gather in Sonye Natural Lake in high season...Illegal timber, vehicles confiscated in Mangton, Nangkham Townships...Fighting happened between Tatmadaw’s troops, KIA armed group...Ornamental fish exhibition held in Mandalay...Mung bean price rebounds after a three week slump..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw speaker visits UK...British foreign secretary leaves Myanmar...Union construction minister wins engineering awards...Indonesian FM returns home...Myanmar delegation led by Union Information Minister leaves for Indonesia...Value of external trade through normal trade down by over US$200mil...Advanced income tax on car imports reached over Ks31billion in eight months...Export value up by over US$450 million..... "OPINION": "Empower our people with quality literature in order to achieve peace" - Aye Min Soe..... ARTICLE: "Civil Service Academy" - U Khin Maung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 22 January, 2017
Date of publication: 22 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President pays homage to Sangha Maha Nayaka Sayadaws and seeks advice...Fallow and virgin land Management Central Committee held the 4th meeting...Pa-O ethnic people in Mon State meet for National- Level Political Dialogue...Nobel Myanmar Literary Festival to be held on grand scale...Myanmar Ramayana story to be performed at Panda Hotel...Myanmar Ramayana story to be performed at Panda Hotel...Local residents want IWT to run ships in Rakhine coastal region...Heroin and stimulant tablets seized...Ayeyawady dolphins population to be updated...Traffic accident on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway claims eight lives..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indonesian FM presents humanitarian aid for Rakhine State...British foreign secretary visits Yangon...EU will buy legally traded timber only...Government needs to control car import...Number of tourists entering from Tachilek border increases...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw leaves for Britain...UN Rights envoy holds press conference in Yangon..... "OPINION": "“A grain of sand, a piece of brick”" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Learning the Singapore way of topping global education rankings" - Siti Rahil
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday, 21 January, 2017
Date of publication: 21 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanma Railway’s special trains playing for the convenience of commuters since the advent of YBS...Blue Plaque unveils at Bogyoke Aung San Market...TNLA armed group attacks civilian vehicles with remote-controlled mine, killing one civilian and injuring officers...One fire-arm seized nearby Kyugoke/Pansang...Toungoo Education College new annex building inaugurated...National Political Dialogues for Ethnic Groups (Kayin) concludes...About 400 houses relocated because of river bank erosion...Mandalay Water Festival to be celebrated in traditional style...Health department investigating the fish death in Paung Township...Yaba and heroin seized in Phakant...Stimulants seized in Hpa-an and Lashio...Two more car accidents on Ygn-Mdy Highway..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Malaysia’s action disregards the genuine efforts being made by the Myanmar Government to address Rakhine issue...State Counsellor hosts dinner for British Foreign Secretary...National Security Adviser, British Foreign Secretary holds talks...Indonesian foreign minister arrives in Myanmar...UN rights envoy holds talks with Union ministers separately...Katsu Shimmin exhibits his artworks in Yangon..... "OPINION": "Adjustment, Adjustment, Everywhere!" - Dr. Nu Nu Win..... ARTICLE: "Donald J. Trump : 45th President of the United States of America" - Arakan Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 20 January, 2017
Date of publication: 20 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace process orientation course begins...National-level political dialogue for ethnic groups (Kayin) continues...Special Rapporteur meets union ministers, Hluttaw committees...Thura U Shwe Mann receives UN rights envoy...Fish farming in Maungtaw District to be expanded...Two villagers arrested under suspicion of recruiting, spying for armed insurgents...Drugs and ammunition seized in Mongkhat...The action was taken against two stone-throwing young men...12-wheeled vehicle overturns in Kyaukme...Construction of high-quality rice mills completed...Fuel price on the rise in domestic market..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: dead baby story by foreign news agencies questionable...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Heads of State and Ministers send felicitations to State Counsellor...Deputy Attorney-General receives Mr. Kozo Kawai, Nishimura & Asahi Law Firm...Vice Senior General Soe Win receives Swiss Ambassador Mr. Paul R. Seger...Export value via border trade camp reaches US$ 0.492 million within more than two weeks...Lack of storage for daily vegetables results in 40 percent wastage..... "OPINION": "Contemplation of a Noteworthy phrase: “Man Matters Most!”" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "What’s on your mind?" - Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 19 January, 2017
Date of publication: 19 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President U Myint Swe addresses 17th Anniversary of Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners’ Conference...National-Level Political Dialogue for Ethnic Groups (Kayin) begins...Villager shot dead in Hpakant Township...Arrangements for holding regular meetings of 2nd Hluttaw discussed...Vice-President U Henry Van Thio inspects agricultural farms in Mandalay...President visits National Reconciliation and Peace Centre...Workshop concerning natural resources held in Yangon...Number of circular trains to increase...Customs check point reopened in Hsenwi...ICE and stimulants seized...About 11,442 houses will be solar powered in August...Sembcorp Myingyan project powers inks build-operate-transfer agreement with Ministry of Electric Power & Energy...Vegetable wholesale market to be built...Ammunition seized near Mongko...Police arrest YBS bus conductors...Nawnghkio bypass road to be constructed across Gothteik Creek.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UN rights envoy, Maungtaw Commission discuss alleged abuse in northern Rakhine...State Counsellor, UN human rights envoy hold talks...Chairman of Union Civil Service Board receives World Bank’s Senior Official...Union Minister for Information receives Japan Parliamentary Vice Minister...UN rights envoy meets with union ministers separately...Foreign countries propose to become agricultural partners...Nissan & Tan Chong begin vehicle assembly in Myanmar...Trading from Amara Investment Securities to start on 20th Jan at YSX...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Exchange of notes on ODA loans signed between Japan and Myanmar..... "OPINION": "System of paying bus fare by I-Pay Card and our moral bankruptcy" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "The noblest Religious Titles presented by the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the eminent Buddhist monks, nuns and laypersons at home and abroad for their utmost efforts for carrying out the purification, perpetuation, propagation and promotion of the Buddha Sasana (the Teachings of the Omniscient Buddha) throughout the world" - Ba Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 18 January, 2017
Date of publication: 18 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon Region Gov’t vows to solve bus problems...Yangon to invest Ks8 billion into agricultural sector...Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw on the occasion of the 17th Anniversary of the Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference...Investigation Commission on Maungtaw holds its meeting 2/2017...Rakhine gov’t provides food in Maungtaw...Two more villagers suspected of involvement in Buthitaung attack arrested...Action taken against two men for vandalism...Ten-year-old child dies on the spot on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Htantabin Township IPRD organised story telling competition, poem reciting competition, ad lib speech contest and painting contest...Heroin and stimulants seized...Excessive use of fertilizer and pesticide could possibly harm farmer’s profits...CB Bank issues Gold and Platinum Visa credit cards...Myanmar Parliamentary Union’s Meeting 1/2017 Held...Missing former 100-household head found...Drugs worth Ks 370 million seized in Kunlong...Rifle, hand grenade seized near Muse town...BFM provides Ks60 million for 70th Union Day, 102nd birthday of Bogyoke Aung San in Shan State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Interview with Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister...Minister of State for Foreign Affairs receives Australian MPs, reps from Save the Children...US Dollar price drops lower than set rate by the CBM...Three traditionally made items planned to export to America...Special Rapporteur meets press council...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Heads of State and Ministers send felicitations to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...759 officials, technicians, teachers receive Chinese training in 2016..... "OPINION": "Vandals & Vandalism" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Ethics and Medical Doctors" - Daw Lwin Zar Naing Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 17 January, 2017
Date of publication: 17 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New bus system suffers first-day jitters...Ks3 billion donated by philanthropic org to peace process...Drugs Seized in Konegyan Township...KIA member fatally shot in Kutkai...Five involved in violent armed attacks in Maungtaw Township arrested...Shan State man injured by land mine...Corn-peeling machine causes fire in Laukkai...Former 100-household head missing in Maungtaw...Fire losses last year totaled over Ks3.6 billion...President U Htin Kyaw meets with locals in Namyum...Number of circular train commuters rising due to unfamiliarity with new bus routes...Free Wi-Fi access available in 21 areas in Yangon...In 23 years, 400,000 people helped by Sitagu’s free eye care...Yaba seized in Mandalay and Hpa-an...Elephant Conservation Workshop held in Nay Pyi Taw...Passenger killed after car crashes into tree in Thaton Township...Deltapath introduced in Myanmar market...Ks2.4 billion in fire insurance compensation paid...Myanmar Electrical and Electronic Association to set up public company...New toilets for primary schools in Hlaingthaya...KOICA hosts “Cinema Paradiso Project” in Mandalay...Chinese New Year Festival on 28-30 January in downtown Yangon.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UN Special Rapporteur visits Sittwe Correctional Department...U Maung Wai concurrently appointed as ambassador to Bhutan...Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko meets with Myanmar Calendar Advisory Board...MRF requested Commerce ministry not to collect two per cent of advance tax on rice export...Sesame seed price declines due to decrease in demand from China...Visiting Czech Deputy Foreign Minister pledges bilateral cooperation..... "OPINION": "Youths are inviting us to pursue the same goal" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Is the World Headed for Doom?" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 16 January, 2017
Date of publication: 16 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President attends Naga traditional New Year festival...Suspect in Rakhine attacks detained...65th Anniversary of Kayah State held in Loikaw...157 fire accidents in Bago Region last year...Mandalay Trade Fair and Car Show on 15-18 February..Taungoo District IPRD of Bago Region creates happy world for children...Yaba pills and heroin seized in Myeik, Lashio...Union Minister for Information opens community centre, mobile library...Thahtay power project hopes to generate 386 million kilowatts of electricity yearly..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Camp for retired elephants in Pathein now a tourist attraction...UN Special Rapporteur tours Rakhine...Myanmar’s women to participate in Chinese invitational football contest...Myanmar Tourism Bank to offer short-term loans to SME tourism businessmen...Fisheries product export fetched over US$400mil this FY...Rubber prices on the rise from high global petroleum price...Telecom sector received FDI of over US$2.8 billion..... "OPINION": "A mother’s lap is paradise" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Special Procedures and Special Rapporteur" - Dr.Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 15 January, 2017
Date of publication: 15 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon authorities warn bus operators of new bus system against breaking rules...Vacant female teacher positions in Maungtaw filled with more than 500 male teachers...Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw on the 65th Kayah State Day celebration ceremony...“Where the Water and the Land End” exhibition opened...Upgrade of Pyay Road railway station complete...President inspects projects in Naga Self-Administered Zone...Union minister inspects IPRD libraries...University of Dental Medicine holds graduation ceremony...Over Ks700 million earned from Myawady Friendship Bridge in 2016...111th anniversary of Yangon Zoological Garden next week...Animal feed processing plants to emerge in three big cities this year...Two killed, ten injured in car brake failure...Yaba seized in Myawady and Yangon...Two injured in car accident on Yangon-Mandalay expressway...Tender for bridge to link South Okkalapa and Dagon Myothit (North) to be submitted by 26th Jan...Chin State to confiscate land if hoteliers fail to develop properties within three months...Karate championship tournament held in Yangon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Technological Science Research building to be constructed with German technology...Special Rapporteur visits Rakhine State...ITA offered UMFCCI to cooperate...Export value up by nearly US$400 million this FY...Fifty tonnes of honey exported through Muse border trade zone in Dec..... "OPINION": "Process ownership matters a lot" - Myint Win Thein..... ARTICLE: "Township Sangha Nayaka Committees in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" - Ba Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 14 January, 2017
Date of publication: 14 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Tatmadaw troops take over KIA battalion headquarters...Yangon Region Government meets volunteers for new public transportation system...ITBMU holds 18th anniversary of ceremony for paying homage to teachers...Police discovers male body in Maungtaw...armed group explodes a Hoax sound mine in Kutkai...timulants seized in city Development Guesthouse in Nay Pyi Taw...Fire destroys two houses in Maungtaw...Drug cases double in Bago region...a handmade mine found on Muse-Lashio union road...Gold prices rise by over Ks 20,000 pertical during first 2 weeks of January...Mandalay real estate market expected to be active after Chinese New Year...Paddy price declines despite increasing rice price in Mawlamyinegyun.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Gov’t pledges to relax laws, to fight illegal trade, to revive tourism, to build estates...Ms Yanghee Lee visits sittway, Rakhine state...Opening honourary consulate in Yangon shows our commitment to strengthening our relations with Myanmar: Ukrainian FM Mr Pavlo Klimkin...Myanmar-Czech Foreign Office Consultations held...State Counsellor receives Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic...State Counsellor receives donation from Thailand for humanitarian efforts in Rakhine State...Advisory body of PC holds talks with DPN delegation in Chiang Mai...Over one million tonne of pulses exported in past nine months...Border trade value rises by over $55 million..... "OPINION": "Love and Happiness Come First and then other Things Follow" - Dr.Nu Nu Win.....ARTICLE: "Pragmatic approach to establish “Home for the Aged” on self-help basis" - Daw Myint Myint Kyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 13 January, 2017
Date of publication: 13 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Three arrested for suspected involvement in 9 October attack in Kyikanpyin...News posted on RB website on 10 January found to be false...Materials used in manufacturing explosives seized in Laukkai Township...Six Bangladeshi fishermen to be pardoned, deported...70th Anniversary of Union Day to be held in support of Union Peace Conference...TNLA attack kills two civilians...First part of Danyingon wholesale centre to open later this month...Myanma Railways offers transport service to 120,000 commuters per day...Villager injured by land mine...Yaba pill and heroin seized...Real estate values double in Mon state...One million new jobs needed for young people in the next four years...Aid delivered to ethnic people displaced for fear of extortion, forced conscription by SSA (Wanhai)...KOICA provides assistance to improve library environment in Sagaing..... EXTERNAL RELATION: Myanmar, Bangladesh to consult on villagers who fled to Bangladesh...Peace Advisory Committee and DPN to meet in Thailand...Turkish agency delivers rice to two communities in Maungtaw...President U Htin Kyaw meets Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister...State Counsellor receives Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister...4th BIMSTEC energy meeting continues in Nay Pyi Taw...Trade value with ITC reached over Ks8,500 million as of December...Mung bean export price on the decline...MCB stock trading hit recorded low in December...Investment value this FY could exceed expected amount...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister...UEC Chairman receives MILI delegation, Chinese ambassador..... "OPINION": "Now we can contribute to the Peace Fund" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Pragmatic approach to establish “Home for the Aged” on self-help basis" - Daw Myint Myint Kyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 12 January, 2017
Date of publication: 12 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Food, solar panels delivered to villages in Maungtaw...Volunteers to help new Yangon Bus Service passengers during one-week introductory period...MRTV to reform into public service media...Over 3,000 rooms in low cost apartments to be sold in April...TNLA attacks government troops in Namsam & Mai Ngot Camp in Kyaukme...Illegal businesses in Bayintnaung brokerage compound to be cleared away...Ukraine Consulate in Myanmar inaugurated...One woman dead in Patheingyi fire...Stimulants seized in Kawkareik, Mohnyin and Muse...Property worth over Ks75.6billion sold through expos in 2016...Online licensing available after formulation of New Myanmar Companies Act...Thaphan Seik dam to supply water for agriculture sector...Bamboo growers boom in Mawlamyinegyun ...Thaton Police search for suspects in theft of raw ruby stone worth Ks80 million...Stimulants and marijuana seized...Vehicle accidents on Yangon-Mandalay Highway.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Diplomats from US, UK, EU and Australia visit Maungtaw, Rakhine State...U Shwe Mann holds talks with Norwegian ambassador...State Counsellor receives Chairman of Soros Fund Management...UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee visits correctional facilities in Mon State...Myanmar hosts 4th BIMSTEC energy meeting for senior officials in Nay Pyi Taw...MFF and Japan’s Daiichi to partner in farming of long-finned eels...Myanmar eel farmers to visit Viet Nam’s eel husbandry businesses...Both domestic gold price and dollar exchange rate unstable...Ukraine FM arrives Yangon....."OPINION": "Reconciliation begins from the heart. So true" - Kyaw Myaing.....ARTICLE: "Pragmatic approach to establish “Home for the Aged” on self-help basis" - Daw Myint Myint Kyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 11 January, 2017
Date of publication: 11 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Fishing trawlers in Maungtaw District to be registered...Report on RB News website fabricated, the government says...Ministries deliver aid to two communities in northern Rakhine...Bus stop volunteers to help passengers...Mon State agrees to Gulf of Mottama designation as wetlands area...683 narcotics cases in the month of December...Illegal gold mining discovered in Tachilek...130 human trafficking cases occurred in 2016...MRPPA to reveal Myanmar’s rubber industry draft law...Investment by-law (first draft) to be revealed on DICA website this week...Tomato price quintupled in early 2017 compared to last year...Legal action against Daw Inzali Mya Shein, Pwintbyu Township judge, for bribery...Nobel Myanmar Literary Festival to be held from 22 to 24 January...... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UN special rapporteur visits IDP camps in Kachin State...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives China’s Special Envoy on Asian Affairs...Myanmar labourers flow into Singapore...Twenty-four investment businesses permitted by MIC; create over 15,000 job opportunities...International airline of Shwe Than Lwin and Japan’s ANA Holdings to fly in 2018..... "OPINION": "The odds are very much in our favour to reach our goal in less than 20 years to come" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "High time we make comprehensive efforts for addressing Non-communicable Diseases" - Dr. Tej Ram Jat
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 10 January, 2017
Date of publication: 10 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Plan for 2017-2018 discussed prior to parliament submission...Pilot project for National ID data collection underway in Sittway...Out of monthly savings of Union Ministers and Hluttaw Representatives, K 2000 lakhs donated to peace process...Myanmar Affairs Volume-2 in circulation...Parliamentary meetings to be resumed on 30th January...Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw to the Kachin State Day Celebration Ceremony (10 January 2017)...Finance Commission discusses budget for next fiscal year...Ks380m in government funds for rural electrification in Yamethin Township...Stimulants found during clearance operation in Shan State...23 members of KKO splinter group turn in arms, ammunition to Tatmadaw...Villagers in northern Rakhine receive aid, cash...Ks380m in government funds for rural electrification in Yamethin Township...Raw opium, stimulants found in taxi...WY-brand stimulant tablets seized in Shwegu...Hawker killed in truck brake failure accident...Man arrested for drug smuggling in Lashio...Over 2,700 jade mine licences expire in Kachin’s jewellry territories...Managing market more possible for Myanmar to practice than free market.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar arrives...Myanmar Clarifies Myanmar-India Demarcation Fencing in Naga Self-administered Zone...Fishery exports fetched nearly US$ 400million in nine months of this FY...Myanmar stands second in demand lists for Japanese used cars...Export value increases over $500 million this year...FDI hit US$3.5 billion in nine months...Border trade via ITCs reaches over Ks8.2 billion...UN Special Rapporteur holds talks with authorities, SCOs in Myitkyina...Cosmetics expo coming to Yangon in March..... "OPINION": "We warmly welcome the city reforms" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "What will you do in 2017?" - Mg Thaung Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 9 January, 2017
Date of publication: 09 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U Myint Swe opens Taungup Degree College...Government troops skirmish with TNLA...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker shares parliamentary experiences with regional lawmakers...Union Minister Dr Pe Myint attends meeting on republishing of Myanma Encyclopedias...Security forces defuse bomb in Kutkai...Myanmar citizen investment reaches over Ks12,366 billion as of last December...Myanmar citizen investment reaches over Ks12,366 billion as of last December...Oil and gas sector attracts $22.4 billion in FDI..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Government, UN agencies, int’l aid orgs discuss humanitarian aid in northern Rakhine...Government investigates attacks on Myanmar workers in Malaysia...Import value declines by $800 million over past nine months....."OPINION": "To improve our situation, stronger coordination is required" - Aye Min Soe.....ARTICLE: "The Truth is more important than the Facts" - Dr. Aung Soe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 8 January, 2017
Date of publication: 08 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Investigators continue field trips in Rakhine...Villagers in northern Rakhine receive aid, cash...23 members of KKO splinter group turn in arms, ammunition to Tatmadaw...Third coordination meeting on organizing Myanma Democracy Week Film Festival held...Four suspects arrested for involvement in Kyikanpyin border outpost attack in October in northern Rakhine...Saturday-Sunday Yangon Books Street opened...Police recruit training course graduation ceremony held...Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects safety measures along Yangon-Mandalay Expressway...Yangon Region Social Affairs Minister: Peace is within a reach...MoHT launches community-based tourism service in Kanpetlet Township...Haka bus line losing money...Heroin and stimulants seized in Hpa Khant...Vehicles overturn on Ygn-Mdy Highway.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar is starting a great journey of hope in terms of democracy, socio-economic development: Brendan Rogers....."OPINION": "A friendship worth recording in history books" - Editorial from Myanma Alinn Newspaper of 6 January 2017.....ARTICLE: "I loved an Englishman once" - (Phoehlaing)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 7 January, 2017
Date of publication: 07 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Investigation Commission conducts second round of field trips to northern Rakhine State...Existing bus-lines plying in Yangon to be replaced with new bus-lines...State Counsellor receives members of MISIS...AL Jazeera warns of fake news, pictures on Rakhine issue...Eleven Media CEO, chief editor released on bail...Flyover Art Projects under Myenigon, Kaba-Aye overpasses nearly finished...YCDC plans to open night market along 52nd Street in downtown Yangon...Police rescue about 100 trafficked victims in 2016...One dies and two seriously injured in car crash in Paung township...Almost 70 million yaba pills sized nationwide in past 11 months of 2016...One dies and two seriously injured in car crash in Paung township...Myanmar amethysts should be promoted in gems market...MAPCO to develop Mandalay Development Bank this year...Power Eleven Public Co to run 50 air-con buses in mid January...Myanmar’s pomelo to penetrate more international markets...Maha Aung Myay Gems dealers’ market likely to raise its head in 2017...Amphetamine tablets worth about kyats 2000 lakhs in the River Naf...Five more who complete training on using weapons seized in Maungtaw Township...Armed groups attack Tatmadaw camp operating area security...Arms and ammunitions seized nearby the village of Monepaw...KIA/TNLA armed groups attack government troops operating area clearance by exploding remote-controlled mine...Vehicle explodes in Laukkai...Three suspects accused of remote-controlled the explosion under instructions of AA detained...Vehicle explodes in Laukkai...Food delivered to nearly 1,300 households in Maungtaw Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives NDI director and Philippine Ambassador separately...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives NDI Director and Philippine Ambassador separately...Union Minister for Defense Lt-Gen Sein Win receives Chinese Military Attaché...Union Minister for Ethnic Affairs receives Egyptian Ambassador...Malaysian NGOs’s aid flotilla cannot be allowed to enter without prior approval from Government of Myanmar:MOFA...Third-party liability insurance compensation raised two times in 2016-2017 FY...180,000 tonnes of rice to go foreign markets via sea in early months of 2017...Philippine Ambassador calls on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing...U T Khun Myat, Deputy Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw Receives Director of National Democratic Institute—Asia....."OPINION": "Competitive climbing for a prize on the greasy pole highlights an example for us to follow" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLES: "The Tuths Have Been Revealed" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 6 January, 2017
Date of publication: 06 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commission: More investigation needed on Maungtaw...Aid flows into villages affected by armed attacks...Two more suspected terrorists detained in Buthidaung...Terrorist trainings exposed in northern Rakhine...Sarmalauk village river bank collapses...More 213,777 households supplied with electrical power...Yangon Book Street to start this week...Gap of over Ks150,000 between highest and lowest rate of Myanmar’s pure gold in 2016...Myanmar’s rubber price rebounds in global market...MEC to check earthquake resistance of Bagan pagodas in 2017...Police detain robbery suspect within hours...24 kilos of Ketamine seized in Kengtung...Rape cases on the rise in Yangon Region...House fire in Hsinthaypyin village, Maungtaw Tsp...Father, children killed in head-on-collision...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing hosts breakfast inhonour of winners of Thiha Thura and Thura Titles..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Five villagers attempting to emigrate to Bangladesh arrested in Maungtaw...China provides cash assistance to peace process in Myanmar...State Counsellor receives South Korean ambassador...President U Htin Kyaw receives outgoing Filipino, Chilean ambassadors...Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint receives French Ambassador to Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives British Ambassador...Article on Bangladeshis injured by Myanmar Navy refuted...Myanmar’s breakneck growth bring surge in fuel oil shipping from Singapore...Watermelon export volume up by over 50,000 tonnes in 9 months...Senior General receives US ambassador....."OPINION":" Overcome hatred and anger by loving kindness or “metta”" - Editorial from Kyemon..... ARTICLE: "Ward and Village-tract Sanghanayaka Committees in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" - Ba Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 5 January, 2017
Date of publication: 05 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw holds grand ceremony in commemoration of 69th Independence Day...President hosts 69th Anniversary Independence Day dinner...Yangon puts on grand spectacle for Independence Day...Bravery titles conferred on soldiers by President...Maungtaw Township celebrates 69th Anniversary of Independence Day...Four suspects,14 hand-made guns seized in Buthidaung...Young girl missing after rollover crash...Nobody injured in fiery incident in Hakha...Man arrested for smuggling of illegal drugs...Low quality C&D graded jade to be sold in local currency...Bus line owners need to submit route proposals by 6th January...Industrial zone to be established in Ayeyawady this year...With exorbitant car prices, market cools...Defence Services members honored with medals...Over 2,600 people participate in Mandalay Mayor’s mini-marathon race.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Aid from Indonesia headed to Myanmar...Proposals for aid should be sent through proper diplomatic channels: MOFA...Trade value through Muse slumps by $400 million...Myeik archipelago region designated as community-based tourism site..... "OPINION": "Freedom is not free, come let us reason together" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "The State and Region Sanghanayaka Committees in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" - Ba Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Date of publication: 04 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Independence Day message from the president...State Counsellor addresses meeting on Rakhine State Stability...Press release on killing civilians by violent attackers issued...Man murdered in Maungtaw...Stimulants seized in Kutkai and Tangyang...Farmers ask compensation for destroyed land...Over 8,000 fair cost apartment units to be developed in Mandalay within three years...Home Affairs Ministry issues press release on police abuse in video clip...Winners of titles and medals announced.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Interim Report of the Investigation Commission on Maungtaw...State Counsellor entertains members of Italy-Myanmar Friendship Association with Traditional Foods...Stock trading at YSX hit about Ks70 billion in 2016...Normal trade exports up by $390m, but border trade exports down by $80m...Pakistan proposes to purchase Myanmar’s rice under G to G system...Speaker U Win Myint receives Egyptian ambassador, Italy-Myanmar friendship member...Two illegal fishing boats seized in Myanmar territorial waters...Indoor stadium being constructed in Maungtaw..... "OPINION": "Independence and Peace" - Editorial from the Mirror/ Kyemon 3rd January 2017.....ARTICLE: "History in a nut shell" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 3 January, 2017
Date of publication: 03 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: VP U Myint Swe attends inauguration ceremony of the Civil Service Academy...One hand-made mine found in Minbya...69th Anniversary of Independence Day events to be held in Maungtaw...IED explodes in Punnagyun...Arts Show and Painting Competition to mark 69th Independence Day held in Taungoo...National objectives for the 69th anniversary Independence Day, 2017...45th Myanmar Health Research Congress starts on 9 January...Speaker U Win Myint inaugurates Civil Services Academy...Men suspected of murdering police inspector arrested...Passenger killed in early morning crash...Car collides head-on with ambulance...Motorcyclist dies after traffic accident...Pig farmers in Kengtung suffer losses from high cost of feedstuff...Agribusiness Service Centers to open across Myanmar...Construction of wharf in Thilawa to start by end of 2017.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Fabricated stories, misleading pictures about Rakhine cause global criticism...Pawlangyi elephant camp attracting tourists...Rice factory to be opened in Kyaiklat...Sixty per cent of MAPCO’s rice export went to African market...Regional and state associations to be formed for watermelon, cucumber growers..... "OPINION": "Efficient civil service personnel can make reforms a success" - Aye Min Soe.....ARTICLE: "Intrusion of sovereignty would not be tolerated" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 2 January, 2017
Date of publication: 02 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace in 2017: State Counsellor...Action to be taken against police abuse in video clip...Police search for missing man in Maungtaw...744 road accidents happened on Yangon-Mandalay Highway in 2016...National objectives for the 69th anniversary Independence Day, 2017...Pyinnyarahlin Free Library opens in Taungoo District to mark 69th Independence Day...25 arrested heading to a neighbouring country...State Counsellor participates in ‘peace talks’ with youths...Ten new cinemas to launch in various regions, states in March...Over 120 units of Yadana Hninsi complex sold in one week...Over Ks350 billion in taxes collected from commercial businesses in Yangon in eight months..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: International Tourism Expo, Myanmar 2017 to be held in Yangon...Over 120 units of Yadana Hninsi complex sold in one week...Filipino companies likely to invest in Myanmar’s coconut, banana farms....."OPINION": "Respect the code of conduct" - Editorial from the Mirror Daily (Kyemon) .....ARTICLE: "Independence Day Posterity should Never Ever Forget" - Maung Thaung Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 January 2017


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 1 January, 2017
Date of publication: 01 January 2017
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President’s New Year message...Vice President U Myint Swe...Vice President U Henry Van Thio...2017 New Year Greeting Message sent by U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw...2017 New Year Greeting Message sent by Mahn Win Khaing Than, Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw...U Han Shwe, National Unity Party...U Myo Kyaw, Member of CEC, Rakhine National Party...Daw Dwe Bu, Unity and Democracy Party ( Kachin State)...Saw Say Wah, General Secretary Kayin People’s Party...U Nyan Win, secretariat member of the National League for Democracy...U Thu Wai, Democratic Party (Myanmar)...Sai Kyaw Nyunt, Shan Nationalities League for Democracy...U Than Htay, Chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party...New Year Admonitory Message of Bhamo Sayadaw...The unity will become a force to make our country prosper and able to defend against any danger encountered...Dr Bhaddanta Nanda Mala Bivamsa, International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University...New Year messages of religious leaders...Stimulants seized in Kengtung and Heho Townships...More than 4 million methamphetamine pills seized at sea...Head of 100-households of Gwazone village beaten and abducted by an armed group...Over 18 tonnes of illegal timber confiscated in Pauk township...Two injured when car crashes into tea shop...Drug dependents will be helped to quit habit of drug abuse...Over Ks 95 million will be spent to renovate the school and supply electricity...New Year message of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing...December mass walk activity held in Taungoo....."OPINION": "Contemplation of the Middle Path" - Editorial from the Mirror Daily (Kyemon).....ARTICLE: "Old and New, Embrace the Year Mindfully and Positively" - Oxford Sayadaw Venerable Prof..."Wishing a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all" - Arakan Sein K. Dhammasami DPhil (Oxford)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2017