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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 22 June, 2017
Date of publication: 22 June 2017
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
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
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
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
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
Format/size: pdf (4.6MB)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2017