Kumudra 2007

No. 259 (February 16)

No. 258 (February 9)

No. 257 (February 2)

No. 256 (January 26)

Kumudra No. 255 (January 19)

Kumudra No. 254 (January 12)

No. 253 (January 5)

*       Local gold price reached to K424,500 per tical today while world gold price increased to US$630 from $621 per ounce during this week. (January 1 news)
*       Prices of high-end luxury vehicles increased about K10million per unit while prices of low-end vehicles are sluggish. Prices of taxies are also up. (January 1 news)
*       Sale of white cowpea in Mandalay market is up as exporters are collecting with K67,500 per bag in order to export to India and China. (January 1 news)
*       The Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise begins an oil test drilling near Nyaungtone University in Ayeyarwaddy Division's Maubin town. More oil wells will be drilled in that areas base on the success of test drilling. (December 28 news)
*       The Myanma Posts and Telecommunications will install new equipment in its Thaketa and Chawdwingone communication stations in order to amplify the GSM mobile phones communication network. (December 28 news)
*       Wood prices are up due to lesser supply. However trade is notably cooled because of decreased demand from the construction businesses. (December 28 news)
*       Burma and China signed a more than US$88million contract during a December border trade fair held in Muse 105th mile trade zone. The contract will enable Burmese businesses to export more than $13million worth fishery products and about $63.7million worth beans and pulses, sesame and other agricultural products. (December 26 news)
*       There are 17,564 doctors, 34109 nurses and 6106 other medical workers in 2004-05 fiscal year. The medical universities produced about 2,000 general practitioners every year and the country still needed to enlarge its health care workforce, said Professor Dr Myint Myint Khin. (December 20 news)