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  • Sources of the full online versions of "The New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" ("The Mirror") and "Myanmar Alin"
    The online locations of these publications have varied in 2013 with some sites closing down for a while, then re-opening - frequently with truncated archives. Foreverspace used to be the most consistent source. It has an archive back to 2003, but in recent months has often been offline or inactive. The Online Burma/Myanmar Library (OBL) uses all the sources and attempts to keep a complete archive. Check these sources for the latest issues if they are not in the OBL sections below.

    Websites/Multiple Documents

    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Recent issues and 13 month archive
    Description/subject: Recent issues and archive from 27 September 2012...the new issues tend to appear a day or so after the day of publication...rather slow and erratic site
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: President's Office
    Format/size: html, pdf
    Alternate URLs: http://www.president-office.gov.mm
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: Myanmar Archives - Newspapers
    Description/subject: Archive of "The New Light of Myanmar" (English) and "Myanmar Alin" (Burmese) from January 2009 to end August 2013
    Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
    Source/publisher: Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (GRUM)
    Format/size: html, pdf
    Alternate URLs: http://www.myanmararchives.com/
    Date of entry/update: 15 October 2010


    Title: Myanmar Ministry of Information newspaper page
    Description/subject: 7 days' issues of "The New Light of Myanmar", "Myanmar Alin" and "The Mirror" ("Kyemon"), but no archive beyond the 7 days...Normally appear here on the day of publication...If the latest issue does not appear in the main page, try the button in the right-hand column...Replaces the MRTV-3 newspaper page.
    Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information (News and Periodials Enterprise)
    Format/size: html, pdf
    Date of entry/update: 29 August 2013


    Title: Myanmar Mission, Geneva - "The New Light of Myanmar" and "Myanmar Alin"
    Description/subject: 1 year incomplete archive of "The New Light of Myanmar" and "Myanmar Alin". The archive used to go back to 2004...Now only 2013 has any content, and there is no archive at all for "The Mirror" (Kyemon"). The issues tend to appear here a few days after the day of publication.
    Language: English, Burmese
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html, pdf
    Date of entry/update: 11 January 2011


    Title: President's Office, Newspaper Page (Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
    Description/subject: Archive of "Myanmar Alin" and "Kyemon" - "The Mirror" (Burmese) from 11th December 2012
    Language: Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
    Source/publisher: President's Office
    Format/size: html, pdf
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


  • "The New Light of Myanmar" 2014

    Individual Documents

    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 24 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 July 2014
    Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Preliminary report on constitutional amendment put on record by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.....DOMESTIC NEWS: Mobile vocational training course given to rural people...Rakhine State Government...New station hospital to be opened in Mawlu of Indaw Tsp...MOH calls for continued participation of international organizations in Rakhine State...Land reclamation, implementation of water pumping station inspected in Singaing Tsp...Cooperative official explains loans for farmers...Health care talks given in Nay Pyi Taw...Harvest of early-monsoon sesame starts in Meiktila Tsp...Traffic safety and congestion addressed in Myawady...Chief Minister visits infrastructure projects in Tachilek...Rakhine State Chief Minister tours Taungup Tsp to award students...Anti-Narcotics campaign launched in Kawlin Township...Taungdwingyi-Minhla RBE trains to resume service on 27 July...Students of Buddhism awarded...Heavy rains cause floods in villages, inundation at rural roads in Mawlu...Loom workshop creates job opportunities in Kyunhla...Arts show and talks mark 50th memorial of Thakin Kodawhmaing...Action taken against light trucks without transport licences in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, India to forge closer business-to-business connectivity in trade, investment...Japan supports post-primary school in Hpa-an...Accreditation for 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting...Implementation of pilot project for Dawei SEZ discussed...Sakura-Insein Technical Course opens in Yangon...Local businesses fail to tap benefits of Myanmar Citizens Investment Law: MIC Chairman...Myanmar, Chinese air forces discuss training, technology and mechanical cooperation...SEOM and related meetings concludes...Japan to help enhance technological universities in Myanmar....."PERSPECTIVES": "Impact of mobile phone and social media in Myanmar" By Aung Khin...
    Language: Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 July 2014


    Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Wednesday 23 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vessels for tourist transport operate early in Mandalay...Energy minister urges to ensure reform plan...Outstanding students from Mon State observe Lower House session...Panel discussion on disability and responsible business held in Yangon...MP questions ground accidents at airports: Upper House...Myanmar Parliamentary Union meets...Union Sports Minister, State Chief Minister awards winners of sports events in Lashio...Taungthaman Bridge attracts globetrotters to enjoy scenic beauty...Teachers, students suffer from food poisoning in Yedashe Tsp...Village library committee meets...Bago Region Police Force donates K700,000 to Bago Region Journalists Association...Mandalarians have easy access to reading opportunities...Agricultural loans disbursed for cultivation of monsoon paddy...Buildings near Mandalay moats to be limited under 46 feet high...People urged to join hands with police to eradicate narcotic drugs...Youth reproductive health knowledge shared to villagers...Stimulant tables worth about K500 million seized in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Egyptian counterpart, PM...Myanmar moves to help itself out of LDC category...Malaysia invites entries for theme song for ASEAN chairmanship...Myanmar, Indonesia eye closer cooperation...Union Industry Minister holds talks with foreign guests about Steel Mill, Mechanical Training School...U Han Thu concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Andorra...Myanmar Parliamentary Union meets...Union FM sends felicitations to Egyptian counterpart...MRCCI meets Thai entrepreneurs for producing, trading of commodities....."PERSPECTIVES": "Sympathetic acts are more practical in peace-making processes" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "From Comfort Zone to Combat Zone" By Kyi Mun...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 22 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 July 2014
    Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint Bill Committee discusses Highways Law amendment bill...Myanmar eyes nuclear reactors for research purposes: Union Minister for Science and Technology.....DOMESTIC NEWS: Two factories face lawsuit over running on public holiday...Curfew hours reduced in Mandalay District...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint Bill Committee discusses Highways Law amendment bill...Workshop on role of teachers in education promotion held...Heavy rains and mountain streams cause flood in Hlaingbwe...Myanmar eyes nuclear reactors for research purposes: Union Minister for Science and Technology...Enhancement of social impact on business dialogue held in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Minister U Khin Ye speaks to immigration staff in delta city...Union Minister inspects conservation of nature reserve...Physicians provide health care in Mohnyin...School health activities launched in Sagaing Region...Children get stipend in Myingyan...Talks on anti-human trafficking given to rural people...Third Wave reform clarified.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: SEOM 3/45, Related Meetings continue...Media registration for 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting- AMM and related meetings...Japan Builds One Monastic Eye Clinic in Yangon Region...Appointment of ambassador agreed on... "PERSPECTIVES": "Future of Myanmar is relying on new generation" By Aung Khin.....LETTER TO THE EDITOR: "LESSONS FROM BRAZIL" By Alcides G.R. Prates.....ARTICLES: "Ah -Yai-Paing-Min" By Ba Than continued from yesterday..."Myanmar’s prospects for Achieving Middle Power Status" By Sayar Mya continued from yesterday...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 21 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 21 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: About 3,000 patients in Yangon receive free eye care services...Refugees leave shelters as stability improves in Kachin...World Hepatitis Day marked in Yangon to raise public awareness...Papers presented for development of technological education...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued free of charge...Low pressure formed over North Bay of Bengal...Citizenship cards issued to high and middle school students in Hpa-an...Prevention of avian flu explained by foreign experts...Consumer protection top of the agenda in Mawlamyine during visit by officials...AFC visits football grounds in Mandalay...University students in Sagaing educated on dangers of narcotic drugs...21 kilos of opium speciosa seized in Taninthayi Tsp...Prusho-Lawja road commissioned into service in Kayah State.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: SEOs from ASEAN, dialogue partners to discuss free trade agreements, economic cooperation...Euromoney names Kanbawza best bank in Myanmar...Education Minister visits Germany to attend seminar on higher education...President U Thein Sein felicitates King of Belgium, PM...Union FM felicitates Belgium counterpart...HSL Group JV Co., Ltd, Chinese Co., sign MoU...Myanmar’s prospects for Achieving Middle Power Status..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Act according to the will of the people" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLES: "Enhancing higher education institution efficiency" By Myo Myint..."Myanmar’s prospects for Achieving Middle Power Status" By Sayar Mya..."Ah -Yai-Paing-Min" By U Ba Than...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sanday 20 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 20 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends merit-sharing ceremony of paying tributes to martyrs...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker joins meal offering to monks to pay tribute to martyrs...New academic journal to come out in 2015...Transformer installed for sufficient supply of power...67th Martyrs’ Day commemoration takes place in Yangon...Workshop hosted to promote good governance and greater public participation...Red Cross affairs explained in Yedashe...Tributes paid to martyrs by sharing merits of meal offering to leading monks...AFC visits football grounds in Mandalay...67th Anniversary of Martyr’s Day marked in Mandalay...Prizes, stipends provided to children of bus owners, drivers of MRABLCC...Mandalay’s entrepreneurs to meet with Thai businessmen on 21 July...Mandalay to enforce traffic safety around schools, offices...Magway Region coordinates implementation of Third Wave process...Families, officials and foreign diplomats commemorate assassinated independence leaders on Martyrs’ Day on 19 July.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Statement of ASEAN Foreign Ministers on the tragic incident of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 (19-7-2014)...Yangon hosts ASEAN 3/45 Senior Economic Officials’ Meeting....."PERSPECTIVES": "Shortage of coins makes everyday transactions difficult" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 19 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 19 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 2nd Myanmar International Auto Parts and Accessories Exhibition opens in Yangon...UEC Chairman donates Waso robes to monks in Nay Pyi Taw...Heavy rainfall warning for regions and states...Meeting on syllabus designs held in Yangon...Poverty rate to be reduced for Myanmar to come off list of least developed nations: ministry...Music concert to raise funds for Rakhine nationals to be held on 27 July...Myanmar sees 26 % increase in opium production: Upper House...Union minister attends opening ceremonies of new school buildings...Health ministry discusses school-based healthcare programme...Power lines to be completed in Myinmu Township for village electrification...Online trading of gold, money and stocks to be conducted free of charge...Fourth leg of Myanmar Golf Tour from 7 to 10 August...Shwedaung-8 cotton strain harvested in Wetlet Tsp...Arts show to depict portraits of Sayagyi Thakin Kodawhmaing on peacemaking activities...Stimulant tablets worth K200 million seized in PyinOoLwin...Myanmar to discuss sustainable market and financial investment in agriculture sector at 36th AMAF...Compensation for killed worker given to family...Departmental officials discuss electricity safety in Mandalay...Measures to improve health services to be implemented...Cash donated for Wushu Championships...Agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers in Ngaphe Tsp...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to youths in Hlinethaya Tsp...Mandalay Region to address living standard of people.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thailand’s largest cement company invests $400 million in greenfield cement plant in Myanmar...Myanmar, ROK focus on promotion of friendly relations between armed forces...Myanmar to discuss sustainable market and financial investment in agriculture sector at 36th AMAF....."PERSPECTIVES": "Attacks on civilians a callous act" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 18 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 18 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Information Ministry unveils rules on social responsibility for ads...Workshop on ILO standards for labourers conducted...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Live radio, TV broadcast of 67th Martyrs’ Day celebrations on 19 July...Forty-two suspects of Mandalay riots arrested...Government should recognize national peacemakers and continue its effort till peace prevails: Kachin MP...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives foreign guest, attends workshop on public spending...Let’s grow watermelon on arbour...Dabayin Township promotes integrated farming...DRA issues vehicle and driver licences to people in Rakhine State...Inmates, prisoners receive Abhidhamma course at Myeik Jail...Treated mosquito nets distributed to local people...Union minister for Border Affairs on tour of Ponnagyun, Minbya, MraukU, Kyauktaw...Repaired jetty in Myeik now safe in rainy season...Rakhine State maternal and child welfare officials pay respects to the aged...Sowing paddy seeds demonstrated to local farmers...Vehicle licences issued to hearses in Mandalay...High yield sugarcane production technique taught to farmers, agricultural staff...Plan to distribute desks to basic education schools in Mandalay Region...Low-lying farmlands flooded in Thaton Township...Dan grading course from 26 to 30 July: Karatedo Federation.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: US-based information security company to provide anti-fraud solutions for KBZ Bank’s future online banking services...UN special rapporteur meets heads of IFG and MNHRC...Taiwan to promote products with a series of expos from 18 July...Myanmar, Sri Lanka to cooperate in development of textile industry...First ever British Chamber of Commerce launched in Myanmar...Vice president wraps up Singapore visit...Myanmar, India focus on drawing energy policy and procedures....."PERSPECTIVES": "Protecting children for the future of Myanmar" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 17 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Private banks increase interest rates...Upper House approves bill on providing prompt health care services to emergency patients...Yangon Gallery to open 25 July to create a community for artists...Myanmar Airways, ATR Ltd., sign MoU on purchasing aircrafts...ILO Convention on Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour to come into force in Myanmar in December...UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar arrives in Yangon...Shops of development market checked to remove inappropriate foodstuffs, personal goods...Hybrid maize plantation thriving in Zeyathiri Township...Waso Chinlone contest of Maha Muni Buddha Image Festival concludes...Farmers start ploughing for cultivation of paddy in South Dagon Tsp...Ministry of Sports trains coaches, referees in badminton, table tennis, petanque events...Old tree with significance to Japanese cut down...Waso robes offered to monks at university in Yangon...Residents in Kywepwe to get health care services from station hospital...New bus line runs along Pakokku-Magway route...School health care given to students in Bilin BEPS No 3...Mandalarian entrepreneurs meet Chinese Taipei businessmen...Basic education students in Dala to receive food supply once a month.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Air Mandalay inks deal with Japan’s Mitsubishi Aircraft to purchase six jets...MPT signs MoU with Japanese telecommunication firms...Construction of Korea- Myanmar friendship monastery discussed...ASEAN-Japan Centre invites Myanmar entrepreneurs...UNHCR to help voluntary repatriation of Myanmar refugees in Thailand...Vice President on visit to Singapore learns measures to combat corruption....."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar needs to create more job opportunities in fight against human trafficking" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 16 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Amendment of 1923 Workmen’s Compensation Act should reflect reality: ministry official...2nd Myanmar Banking Development Conferencing at Sule Shangri-La Hotel from 15 to 17 July...Chin League for Democracy allowed to register as political party...34 illegal Myanmar immigrants arrested in Mae Sot...Union Government urged to halt military operations in Shan State...Myanmar-produced vehicles to disappear from Mandalay roads due to safety concerns...Bridge, library commissioned into service in Mon state...Winners awarded in impromptu talk contest...DRD re-dredging rainwater lake in Minbu Tsp...Union Minister holds talks with Rakhine nationals in Sittway...Youths trained for emergency cases during natural disaster...Authorities in Tamu Township to generate hydropower...Gemological Institute invites new trainees for gemological course...Myanma Airways purchases new airplanes for its fleet...Hospital equipment donated to Kyangin Township Hospital...Locals in Sagaing hope ancient ritual to bring rain...Five Mandalay riot suspects released.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Israeli Ambassador to Myanmar clarifies “Operation Protecting Edge”...International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development-ICIMOD scopes partnership in Myanmar...10 fire trucks, 488 reels of hose donated to Fire Services Department...Workshop on intellectual property rights conducted...Vice President Dr. Sai Mauk Kham calls on Singaporean President, visits Asian Civilizations Museum...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Danish ambassador...Myanmar, Malaysia discuss cooperation in auto industry and rubber and oil palm cultivation...."PERSPECTIVES": "Onset of peace lies inside us" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Monasteries rely on private donations to finance health care and education for the poorest...Meteorology and Hydrology Dept. forecasts severe rain in several states on Tuesday...Rowing federation to improve facilities for rowers at training camps...Yangon region gov’t meets ahead of 67th Martyr’s Day...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw speaker attends coordination meeting on bills...Military salute depends on wish of head of state: Upper House debate...Stationery, school uniforms provided to nuns, students in Tangyan...Myingyan Township adds basic education middle school to its school list...School environment day organized at Maukmai BEHS...Old mortar shell found in Pyinmana...Trade fair and market festival attracts locals of Kyunhla Township...Entrepreneurs urged to strive for development of tourism industry...Awarding scholarship for outstanding students discussed...Model plot of Palethwe paddy harvested in Dimawhso Tsp...Agricultural technology explained to local farmers...2,500 saplings grown for environmental conservation...Officials discuss supply of power from Haka 66 KV Sub-power Station...Stipends granted by Thida Shwesin family provided to students...Thaton Township to get electricity supply in the next season...Zwegabin triumphs with 2-0 win over Zeyar Shwe Myay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UNH..CR supports Myanmar refugees in Thailand...Vice president discusses wide range of cooperation with prime minister of Singapore...Myanmar, Malaysia to cooperate in development of banking services... Upper House debate....."PERSPECTIVES": "Enforcement of Consumer Protection Law crucial for health" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Making a Difference with Insight" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President says ICT plays pivotal role in economy, education, security, social affairs...Aung Thiri Foundation donates cash for health, education and development...Union minister oversees rural development, food sufficiency...Seven dead in collapse of wall in heavy rains in Tachilek...CPG to invite interested firms to submit EOI for Kyauk Phyu SEZ...Police arrest 34 suspects in Mandalay riots...Union minister explains measures for conservation of Pyu ancient cities...Winners awarded in Knowledge about Buddhology Contest of Myanmar...MMCWA donates school building worth K20 million...Sales of food stalls return to normalcy in Mandalay...Use of combine harvester demonstrated in Lewe Township...Staff urged to step up process of Third Wave...Basic education teachers have opportunity to get certificates from Cambridge University...Electricians maintain power lines in Htantabin Tsp...KBZ Bank Ltd wins two banking awards of the year in Myanmar 2014...Motorcyclists seek income from transport of foodstuffs...Two barrels of diesel donated to Auxiliary Fire Brigade...Myingyan Township gets BEMS branch.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates French counterpart, PM...Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham pays visit to Singapore to observe Myanmar-Singapore technological cooperation programme...Union FM sends felicitations to French counterpart...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...11th China-ASEAN Expo to be held in Nanning...OAH starts operation....."PERSPECTIVES": "Make a sweet home" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "National races of different religions of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar living mutually in peace and harmony" By Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 13 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President meets Myanmar artistes in Yangon...Women have vital role to play, contributing unique skills and leadership to the country’s development...Wi-Fi connection retrieved at Meiktila District Information and Public Relations Office...Pale Township municipal committee repairs bridge...Primary schools promoted to middle ones in West Bago...Mandalay takes measures to prevent landslides...Rakhine State Chief Minister donates Waso robe to monks in Rakhine State...Construction starts on Infinity Condo in Yangon...A & I Minister, agricultural experts visit modern cultivation plots...Mandalay region govt donate Waso robes to monks...English language proficiency course for teachers opened in Mandalay...Mandalay Region govt to take actions against squatters...Mahlaing Township hospital upgraded to 50-bed facility...Katha Home for the Aged receives cash and kind assistance...Mandalay Region MPs visit General Hospital...Second-phase loans disbursed to cooperatives in Wetlet...Waso robe offering ceremony held in Wa region.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: France helps Mandalay urbanization...Ambassador U Thit Linn Ohn presents Credentials to President of PRC...Mandalay Chief Minister receives Japanese delegation...Myanmar ISIS holds paper reading session on “Myanmar’s Prospects for Middle Power Status”....."PERSPECTIVES": "Keeping conscious awareness on climate changes" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Customer is business" By Kyi Mun...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Buddhist devotees in Myanmar observe Dhammacakka Day on Fullmoon Day of Waso...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends Waso robe offering ceremony...Seminar on snake bite problem in Myanmar held in Nay Pyi Taw...Saw Nadi (Myitkyina), Moe Myint Kyel win Nan Nyunt Swe Poetry Award...Buddhist devotees in Myanmar observe Dhammacakka Day on Fullmoon Day of Waso...Maukmai BEHS offers Waso robes...Rakhine State government to help farmers...Mandalay crowded with people on Waso Fullmoon Day...Low pressure formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal...Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry plants trees to prevent climate change...Legal action to be taken against drivers causing rush hour traffic congestion on Mandalay’s main roads...Healthcare reform to be implemented...Power lines pose threat to commuters in east of Dagon...University students donate blood in Mandalay...Mandalay gets new towers for speedy connection...Antique-like articles found in Myingyan...Sagaing Region Government donates Sky Net television receivers to village libraries in Pale Township...Model paddy field sees double yields...The Future in Their Hands...Cultural heritages in Inwa...MoU for MCCA programme signed.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Roadshow for promotion of Kyauk Phyu Special Economic Zone gains wave of interest in Singapore...Myanmar joins 35th World Conference of World Association of Girls Guides and Girl Scouts....."PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s not waste public taxes" By Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Advertising" By Kyi Mun...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar eyes development of dry ports, containerization for free flow of goods...Points of view on new policy on overage car replacement...Emergency monitoring center opens in Mandalay...Letpadaungtaung project to be implemented in interests of State and people...Information Ministry honours outstanding students...Myanmar’s involvement in UN human rights treaties discussed...Challenges facing youth threatens future: vice president...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends donation of glass cover for lower footprint of Mann Shwesettaw pagoda...Investigation commission to continue its tasks for interest of farmland losers...Workshop on Building Resilience and Adopting Against Climate Extremes and Disasters held...School buildings sprayed every Monday, Wednesday, Friday in Mandalay...Students peacefully pursue education at basic education schools in Mandalay...Locals of Dagon East Township hope for increase of power supply...Health care services given to locals in Gangaw Township...Milk fed to students at Myinmu BEPS No 2...Fullmoon of Waso, Dhammacakkapavattana Sutta Day...Merits shared for successful completion of Kywewataung Pagoda in Kyaukpadaung...Agricultural loans disbursed to cooperative members in Yamethin Tsp...Local farmers in NyaungU Township get loans...Cash donated to delivery of 300 newspapers copies to villages...University of Computer Studies (Thaton) holds football tournament...Meeting to maintain restoration of peace and stability in Mandalay...Myeik District constitutes District Interfaith Friendship Organization...MRCCI to meet Chinese (Taipei) entrepreneurs...Madaya Township champions in five-township football tournament...Construction and Housing Development Bank branch ready to disburse loans to customers in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japanese MP’s visit aims to strengthen bilateral relations...Myanmar’s involvement in UN human rights treaties discussed...Two Myanmars murdered in Malaysia...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Mongolian President, PM....."PERSPECTIVES": "Importance of investing in children in Myanmar" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ethnic youths in Myanmar’s Naga Hills Engaged in Protecting Forests...Media Invited to Myanmar’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Party...Union government donates Waso robes, alms to monks...Preparations for Martyrs’ Day in Myawady begin...Katha Township to combat TB disease under plan...Drain dredged to irrigate farmlands in Kyaukhtu...Gravel road under construction to link Yangon-Mandalay Highway and Pyinmana- Taungnyo Road...Werawsana Jade Pagoda under construction in Amarapura Township...MPF presents stipends, cash assistance to offspring of servicemen...Products Show attracts visitors in Mandalay...District officials discuss implementation of Third Wave process...YCDC urges construction contractors to legalize buildings...Interfaith friendship organization in Myingyan urges for peaceful co-existence...Union FM, UNODC Myanmar country manager discuss mutual cooperation in combating illicit drugs...Dawei SEZ implementation committee meets...Red Cross members urged to take part in social welfare tasks.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Japan to step up acceleration of cooperation in postal sector...ILO, UMFCCI sign MoU on project for developing capacity of employers’ organizations in Myanmar...Venerable Sitagu Sayadaw joins Asia-Europe Forum...Myanmar, Japan to promote bilateral relations...Myanmar receives largest amount of assistance from Japan in second half of 2013-2014 fiscal year...Lower House Speaker meets chairman of Japan- Myanmar Parliamentarian Friendship League...Union Minister receives country director of ADB...CEO & Founder of Intermediate Group of Britain calls on Hluttaw Committee chairmen...Myanmar to take part in Asian Games 2014 in ROK....."PERSPECTIVES": "What lessons Brazil gave us" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar launches Early Childhood Care and Development policy...Gold foil industries worried about fading out of traditional work process...Everyone must avoid hate speech and incitement...MKTI donates US $58,000 to Myanmar Taekowndo team...Roads in Lewe Township upgraded...Myanmar needs more X-ray machines: Union health minister...Kayah state gov’t to construct dykes along Belu creek...Myanmar to establish national qualifications framework...Technical skills, vocational qualifications create job opportunities and more incomes: Union Minister...Warning for heavy rain in next days...Agricultural machinery provided to poor farmers of Kawkareik Tsp...Katha District General Hospital turns out new midwives...Village library equipped with Sky Net receiver...Vehicles under K10 million on high demand in Mandalay market...Long lasting old Capital Inwa Part V Fourth Inwa under second Konebaung dynasty...Talks given in memory of late professor Dr Daw Myint Myint Khin...People plant trees to green ancient Pyu city Hanlin...Action will be taken against rioters regardless of citizenship, race, religion: Nay Pyi Taw Council...Police, local authorities on patrol for public security in Mandalay District...Use of paddy transplanting machine demonstrated in Dawei Township...100 youths get opportunity to get vocational and life skills education.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: General Hla Htay Win receives UNODC, Thai military officials...Arrangements for cooperation between Myanmar and UNFPA discussed...Myanmar Investment Commission invites more Japanese investments....."PERSPECTIVES": "Human Rights and Human Responsibilities" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEW: President U Thein Sein appreciates intercommunal unity in Mandalay...President U Thein Sein’s message on conflict of Mandalay to be broadcast on 7 and 8 July...Myanma Port Authority releases warning of high tide...Staff urged to step up tasks in line with Third Wave process...Mandalay government to cooperate with interfaith organization to prevent further violence...Hospitals in Yamethin District inspected...Interfaith friendship organization officials comfort families of Mandalay riot victims...Free 2014 FIFA World Cup final party to be held at Dagon Centre-2...People to cooperate with ministry to preserve ancient cities...Budget allocation to be more transparent in future...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing donates Waso robes, alms to leading monks...Blood donors, outstanding students honoured in Nyaunglebin...Authorities emphasize development of Mone region in Kyaukkyi Township...Gangaw District WAO honours outstanding students...Residences sprayed to prevent DHF...4,000 stimulant tablets seized in Muse...Long lasting old Capital Inwa Part V Fourth Inwa under second Konebaung dynasty...Students get citizenship scrutiny cards in Mandalay through one-stop service...Rural people of Indaw Tsp to get better telecommunications...Maintenance of power lines, sub-power stations undertaken in Hlinethaya Tsp...Social security, labour laws explained in South Dagon Industrial Zone...Post-Primary School opens in Sagaing Region...Modern technology on agriculture shared to local farmers.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Singapore consortium to create master plan for Rakhine SEZ...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Vice President U Nyan Tun receives British, Chinese businessmen...Union minister discusses mangrove conservation with Norwegian MP....."PERSPCTIVES": "Strict law enforcement crucial for protection of Myanmar wildlife" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 7 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Information and communication technology vital for development: experts...Education Ministry says basic education to get a boost with better qualified teachers...State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee meeting concludes...Academics hold talks on basic education promotion...Heavy industry needs to step up marketing strategy not to delay sales of products...Interfaith Organization releases statement on Mandalay riots...Curfew violators, criminals prosecuted in Mandalay...Registration counters for Myanmar migrant workers to open end of July at Yangon International Airport...Gems Emporium brought to a successful close...Midwives complete training in Kyaukdaga Township...School uniforms, stationery provided to students, teachers...DHF prevention taken in Myanaung Tsp...Basic tailoring course concludes in Myingyan...Assistance given to triplets in Myanaung Tsp...Beware of Dengue Fever...Kyunhla Township gets upgraded BEMS...Enhancing higher education institution capacity...Wachet Hospital where local and foreign doctors treating poor patients with loving kindness...Union minister inspects progress of Sports and Physical Education Institute in Taunggyi...Cowboys at Ayeyawady River leave as floods increase...Kokkokon Village of Kyunhla Tsp gets power supply, new school building...Village gravel road under construction in Zabuthiri Tsp...Aerial bundle cable covers substituted with new ones...Grassroots Football Festival held in Yangon.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Workers to file lawsuit against Korean-run factory....."PERSPECTIVES": "Lessons should be learnt from the past" By Khin Aung...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 6 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U Nyan Tun joins International Co-operative Day...Jades sales exceed reservation prices...Lethal weapons found in religious building...Welaung dam benefits cultivation of sesame in Taungtha Tsp...University students take part in Computer Quiz...Outstanding students, best pass rate school honoured in Myeik Tsp...WB’s tasks gaining momentum in Kyunsu Township...Village in central Myanmar gets BEMS (Branch)...Construction of asphalt street discussed in Yebyu...Vice President U Nyan Tun joins International Co-operative Day...Myanmar military to help establish economic zones with Thailand: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing...Seminar on ‘change management’...Good Deeds: Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs’ Association on 3 July offered robes to monks. President of the association U Thar Htay led its members to offer robes to members of the Sangha....Myingyan dwellers enjoy electricity...Lectures on agriculture given to local farmers in MraukU Tsp...Paddy plants transplanted in Palaw Township...Wachet Hospital where local and foreign doctors treating poor patients with loving kindness.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar to get Australian aid to improve schooling, teacher quality...Arrest of Myanmar migrant workers in Bangkok turns out to be rumour...Ambassador U Soe Lwin accredited to ROK...Union Minister U Khin Yi being greeted by US Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Derek J Mitchell at the reception to mark the 238th Independence Day of the United States of America on 3 July...Enhancing higher education institution capacity....."PERSPECTIVES": "Media should report responsibly in critical situations" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 5 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Patheingyi placed under curfew...Outstanding students, teachers honoured in Yezagyo...Franchising opportunities of CP available now...Kyauk Phyu SEZ to create job opportunities...Gem merchants check jade lots at emporium...Mangosteen high yield in Thaton Township...Winning teams awarded in Chinlone contests in Mandalay...Health care services performed for villagers...Dekkhinathiri Tsp gets new repaved road...Region chief minister meets teachers to special refresher course for basic education teachers...The Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh State Sanghamahanayaka Committee of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Consecration for Kamakura Buddha Image to start on 16 July...Membership applications presented to Township WAO...13 transformers donated to 16 villages in 2013-14...Locals of Saw, Yaw and Laungshay region generate hydropower for domestic consumption...Talaingkan Village of Kyaukpadaung Tsp gets BEMS branch...Food sufficiency explained in Yesagyo Tsp...Readers have opportunity to read various books through public digital library service device.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar achieves Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative candidacy...4th Myanmar-Japan Joint Initiative Meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw...In Search of Clean Energy Workshop focuses on generating electricity...Peacefully solving regional problems discussed...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets with Thai General...Australian FM tours of universities in Yangon...Thai companies invite Myanmar entrepreneurs to Business Matching Fair for Industrial & Machinery Products...Providing EU’s assistance to Myanmar Police Force discussed....."PERSPECTIVES": "There are always two sides to every story" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 4 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Details of Kyauk Phyu Special Economic Zone Master Plan made public through Yangon Road Show...Mandalay placed under curfew...First Myanmar International Food & Beverage fair from 24th-26th July...Since we live in a multicultural and multiethnic country, it is only through embracing harmonious relationships with each other that we will enjoy peace and stability, and achieve success with the reforms...President’s Office to offer Waso robes on 9 July...Ongoing peace process discussed at Upper House...Public Announcement for remonstration of changing political party’s name...Mawgyun people join monsoon tree planting ceremony...Tube-well sunk in rural area of Kani Township...Houses, schools sprayed in Natogyi for DHF prevention...Cash assistance provided to poor families in Reedhorda...School improvement plan discussed to provide cash assistance to schools...Publications at mini book corners replaced with new ones...Campaign on raising awareness on dangers of narcotic drug abuse underway...YeU Township gets new communication tower...Dragon fruits marketable along Mandalay-PyinOoLwin-Lashio route...Free education in Lewe Township improves literacy rate...Fund for emerald green project shared to village committees...Discipline...Security tightened as Mandalay communal violence erupts.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, the first in Mekong region to pass human trafficking law: MWAF...President U Thein Sein felicitates US counterpart...Myanmar, Australia to promote opportunity for higher education of youths...Investment and job creation in Myanmar discussed...Union FM sends felicitations to US counterpart...Union FM meets Australian counterpart...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets media persons, Australian guests...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing calls on Filipino counterpart....."PERSPECTIVES": "Public security under threat with illegal construction" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 3 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein’s radio message to be broadcast on 3, 4, 5 July...UEC Chairman says elections will be free and fair...Myanmar Gems Emporium in progress...Yields of Mandalay diamond (Sein Ta Lone) mangoes down compared with last year...Highlights of President U Thein Sein’s radio message...Mahlaing People’s Hospital gets new building, ambulance...Community-based mobile clinic serves people with health care services in Pyinmana Tsp...Religious association in Pyay invites donations...Ayeyawady Bank introduces iBanking service...Tree growing ceremony hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Branch school upgraded into High School...Mandalay Region Chief Minister’s Cup Soccer Tourney: Myingyan hosted the Myingyan zone soccer tournament for Mandalay Region Chief Minister’s Cup on 1 July. Officials said they want to support a new generation of footballers with more events. In the first match, Taungtha team beat Myingyan 1-0...Parliament discusses future loans from World Bank, Int’l Fund for Agricultural Development...Gov’t reviews implementation of Nay Pyi Taw Accord of Myanmar Development Cooperation Forum-MDCF.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar’s Small & Medium Industrial Development Bank to receive technical support, loan provision from Vietnamese bank...Media registration for 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting-AMM and related meetings...Panasonic eyes cooperation with local engineering companies to expand business in Myanmar...Police disperse hundreds of rioters in Mandalay...Outstanding students invited for study trip to Japan...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Belarus...FM felicitates Belarusian counterpart...Myanmar embassy to better protect migrant workers in Singapore....Thai court awards 4.6 m baht in compensation to abused Kayin domestic worker...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services meets Myanmar diplomats in Manila...Forest Dept, EU delegation discuss export of timber products to EU....."PERSPECTIVES": "Life in Myanmar’s mountains a struggle" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 2 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 July 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Appointment of Chief Minister of Rakhine State Government.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Favourable environment for Rakhine nationals is national concern: soldier representative at Upper House...Data on child labour to be collected as part of efforts for child labour elimination...Sign Language Support Service and Second Batch Sign Language Supporters Training launched...Workshop on Capacity Enhancement of Myanmar Civil Service-2014 kicks off...Activist beaten after press conference on illegal construction...Confiscated farmlands handed over to owner farmers in Monywa District...Staff get new quarters...Wushu winners honoured in Mandalay...Region Chief Minister’s Cup Chinlone Contests kick off...Yankin Township WAO hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Myanmar traditional medicine kits distributed in Nyaunglebin...Fourth Shwe Zeyar Cup Sagaing District Football Tournament commences...MWAF holds monsoon tree growing ceremony...Yangon aviation police expose theft of money from flier’s baggage...Outstanding teachers honoured at Bago BEHS No 1...Educative talks on morality given to students of UDNR...Cash assistance provided to WVO members in Natogyi Tsp...Chu Ei Thwe crowned Miss Myawady...Animal vaccination given to cattle in Tunzang Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Media registration for 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting AMM and related meetings...Border Affairs Minister meets Nippon Chairman...Union Attorney-General attends International Conference on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice System in South Africa...Myanmar vs Thailand One On One Big Fighting Event on 6 July...Correction...President U Thein Sein attends Golden Umbrella-Hoisting ceremony of Shwedagon Pagoda-like Maha Cinapabha Pagoda in China...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and party tour around Manila, the Philippines...Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe shakes hands with Canadian Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Mark McDowell at Canada Day reception on 1 July....."PERSPECTIVES": "Effects of migration on developing countries of origin" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 1 July, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 July 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Employers’ attempts to break up trade union activities spark more strikes: CCTU...All inclusive rural development undertaken under rural development strategy...Plans to form vocational training centres...Ministers discuss Third Wave reform plans...Lack of human resources in health sector a major problem: Vice President...Government to earn US$ 1.5 million from sand export: deputy minister...Religious associations recite Metta Sutta in Kyaukse...MCDC to build modern slaughter house in Amarapura Tsp...Grants for land plots to be given to basic education schools...BEHS Branch upgraded to BEHS in Myingyan Township...Dental surgeons, students provide free health care to patients in Indaw Township...More gas stations to be built in Mandalay...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in time...Transformer installed for village electrification...Shan State Chief Minister on inspection tour of Muse District...Social foundation honours outstanding students in Muse...Development of agriculture, meat and fish, and forestry sectors discussed...Action taken against traffic rules broken vehicles in Mandalay...Jade stones seized at checkpoint in Patheingyi...MFF Ooredoo Cup 2014 to kick off third round matches.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar workers apply for labour registration in Thailand...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife leave for the Philippines on goodwill visit...President U Thein Sein arrives back from China...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Governor-General, Prime Minister of Canada...Union FM felicitates Canadian counterpart....."PERSPECTIVES": "Public welfare takes a key role in peaceful coexistence model" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 July 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 30 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 30 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hiking and Mountaineering Association to scale SE Asia’s highest peak Mt. Khakaborazi in August...Banks survive on loans: Union Minister...Continuing dental education programme held in Yangon...Report on ‘The State of the Tropics’ released in Yangon...Upper House speaker attends upgrading of schools...National development relies on natural resources, human resources: Union Election Commission Chairman...Lower House Bill Committee Chairman and party back from South Africa...Fund for Emerald Green Project handed over...Cash, construction materials provided to storm-hit victims...Mandalay Region forms Consumer Protection Association...Township WVO presents cash assistance to members...Dagon North Township celebrates Myanmar Music Day...Medical university students gave talks to basic education students...Mandalay Region government to create website for disseminating its information...BEMS branch in Nyaunglebin Tsp gets new school building...Confiscated farmlands released by military units handed over to owners...Motorcycle licences issued to locals...Buddhist monks donate food packets to Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital...Knowledge about traffic rules disseminated...Post-Primary School in Yepone Ward of Myeik gets new school building...Requirements fulfilled for living standard of rural people...Kyunhla Township to provide cash assistance to students on test...Seminar on education promotion for higher education kicks off.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: WHO Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination provides psychological support to residents of Mayanchaung resettlement village...Myanmar, China exchange views on further strengthening friendly ties...MIC Chairman visits oil and gas pipeline control system in Beijing...President U Thein Sein meets Vice President of India, visits Beijing Museum...Huawei to provide Smartphone technologies to Myanmar’s technological universities....."PERSPECTIVES": "People are the making of their environment and need support to develop a good mindset" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 29 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 29 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Future of mobile applications, IP rights in Myanmar discussed...Military conducts monsoon plantation ceremony...Union ministers meet locals in N. Shan State...UEC collects preliminary voter lists...Myanmar calls for broader practice of peaceful coexistence...Mandalar College welcomes freshers...Lower House MP meets locals in Myingyan Tsp...Action taken against illegal sandalwood trafficker...Traffic rules, crime reduction lectured at Myingyan GTC...Second Myanma Music Day observed in Mandalay...School uniforms, stationery worth K1.5 million donated to students in Pale Tsp...Transport service for Thabeikkyin-Zayatkwin- Shwebo route launched...Expansion of curved road section completed in Thabeikkyin...DRD sinks tube-wells in villages for sufficient water supply to locals...Money minded financial literacy training programme conducted in Mandalay...Specialists deliver health care to rural people in Kalay Tsp...Outstanding personnel honoured for excellent performances in development of region...School requirements fulfilled in Palauk Sub-Township...Equipment delivered for rehabilitation of Baluchaung No 2 Hydropower Plant.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar launches credit guarantee insurance service for SME development...Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence photo gallery...Peaceful coexistence is a norm for international relations: President U Thein Sein....."PERSPECTIVES": "Global power struggle is a threat to development of Asian region" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 28 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 28 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mobile teams to start crackdown on illegal trade at container ports and airport cargo warehouse in Yangon...Urban planning important for trade zones in Muse: Union Ministers...Wireline New Technology Seminar and Exhibition held in Nay Pyi Taw...Humanitarian Response in Kachin and N. Shan states discussed...Lower House Speaker, U.S. guests discuss Myanmar’s reform process...Accusations of bribery need firm evidence: Deputy Minister...7,160 jade lots available at 51st Gems Emporium...90-foot long section of retaining wall improved in Myinmu...Health staff, local authorities inspect buildings to prevent DHF...Wundwin Township upgrades BEHS branch to BEHS...Prize winning students honoured in Myawady...Officials urged to conduct market surveys for competitiveness of production...Traditional costume show on June 28 to mark Myanmar Women’s Day...Donor sponsors stipends, cash awards to outstanding students...Goats distributed to local people to improve living standard in Pakokku...Course to educate housewives opened in Myaung Tsp...Veterinarians support pig breeders in Taikkyi Tsp...Social welfare association holds annual ceremony...Community-centred capacity building course conducted in Magway...Thaphanaing Bridge ready to be commissioned into service in Kalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar business model contest 2014 launched...President U Thein Sein sends congratulatory messages to Chinese, Indian Presidents...Myanmar, China hold talks on bilateral cooperation...Myanmar to promote bilateral ties between armed forces of US, Japan....."PERSPECTIVES": "Ignorance is not always bliss" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 27 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 27 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Moe Pwint Plan 6 to issue national scrutiny cards and household certificates...Myanmar conducts campaign to combat narcotic drugs...Sign language support services to be launched soon in Yangon...Veterinary university to offer new subjects...Rubber Weir in Pyinmana to store 14 million cubic feet of water for greening purpose...Myingyan BEHS-3 gets new school building...Mechanic school for sailors to be opened in Mandalay...Essay contests mark Myanmar Women’s Day...Long lasting old capital Inwa, Part IV Third Inwa under First Konebaung dynasty...Zonal Transfer Inspection for vehicles will not be made in Mandalay: RTA...Former military personnel with disabilities entitled to a number of benefits...Biodiversity in Northern Myanmar requires urgent attention.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Shinhan Bank funds KOICA’s Hlegu rural development project...Thai forms committee to help migrant workers...Speaker of Lower House Thura U Shwe Mann meets Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association...Union FM discusses human rights with American expert...Myanmar, US discuss rights to electioneering and constitution...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Brazilian Ambassador...Union Minister U Soe Maung meets Brazilian Ambassador...Myanmar workers in China have rights only when finally allowed to work there officially: Union Deputy Minister...Myanmar’s application to join EITI to be considered in July....."PERSPECTIVES": "Tripartite dialogues, legal frameworks and rule of law" Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 26 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 26 June 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Appointment of Union Minister... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Gov’t should take responsibility for the rehabilitation of former political prisoners and support families of torture victims: FPPS...Muse in northern Shan State stages beauty pageant with traditional costumes...Boat loaded with sand capsizes in Ngamoeyeik Creek in eastern YGN, no one injured...Prevention against human trafficking...Medics give free treatment to locals in central Myanmar...Mini Book Corner gets new books in Taungtha the move will help...Union Minister opens new school for children from copper mine project area...Myanmar to extend anti-drug progamme as Int’l Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is marked: union minister...Myanmar Daily Weather Report...Nay Pyi Taw Council member honours outstanding students...Bridge in Mohnyin Tsp in urgent need of repair...Farmers start work as monsoon sets in...Police in Padaung educates children on dangers of drugs...Funds provided for Green Village Project in arid zone...Long lasting old capital Inwa, Part IV Third Inwa under First Konebaung dynasty...MPT to issues new post stamps marking 60th Anniversary of Principle of Peaceful Coexistence...Myanmar Daily Weather Report...Gov’t should cooperate more with private sectors: Patron of MFF.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Damco opens container freight facilities in Myanmar...Foreign banks to serve interest of local people, banks and companies: central bank vice governor...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Canada...Appointment of Ambassadors...FM felicitates Canadian counterpart...ASEAN Task Force on AIDS meets in Mandalay...Thura U Shwe Mann meets Brazilian Ambassador to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Croatia...FM sends felicitations to Croatia...Thura U Aung Ko receives Senior Programme Lawyer (IBAHRI)...U Htay Oo holds talks with expert from the Irish Centre for Human Rights...Myanmar-India bus service set to start in the next two months...Myanmar Fisheries Federation, ANA discuss reasonable price for air cargo....."PERSPECTIVES": "Int’l Day in Support of Victims of Torture calls for “Fighting Impunity”" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 25 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 25 June 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE:Number of Myanmar Commission of Region Hluttaw representative of Armed Forces changed......OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar has longest maternity leave in Southeast Asia: Parliament...Myanmar launches 51st Gems Emporium...Talks on crime reduction, traffic rules given...Trees for generations to come...Nay Pyi Taw honours outstanding students...Nature Foundation’s gettogether on 29 June in Yangon...A Slipper We Lost...Minister calls for job creation in China-backed copper mine area...Parliament yet to meet motion target, OMI’s second report says.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Treasures from Myanmar ancient cities displayed in New York show high culture of the Pyu era...Capital market likely to be introduced in Myanmar...President U Thein Sein felicitates Slovenian counterpart...FM sends felicitations to Slovenia...A Delegation from the Office of the Civil Service Commission (OCSC) Thailand, paid a Study Visit to Union Civil Service Board...Myanmar, Vietnam to discuss trade promotion....."PERSPECTIVES": "Visa-free travel will help establishment of ASEAN Community" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 24 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Golden Myanmar airline to launch Imphal-Mandalay flights this week...Renovation and extension of Yangon General Hospital discussed...Nay Pyi Taw women’s organizations to get their own buildings...Drains dredged, culvert repaired in Myanaung...High season for Malaria, DHF...Desks, copy books worth K3 million donated to Yamethin BEHS No 1...Best sale agents awarded...No plan to rename Armed Forces Day: Lower House...Upper House Speaker receives WB Group guests...Coaching course opens...Ambulance donated to social association in Pyuntaza...War Veterans Organization holds annual general meeting in Mandalay...Nyi Nyi Phyu (Black Pearl), Khaing Wai Lwin (Bahtoo Club) secure Mr. and Ms. Golden Mandalay awards...Professional Certification Schemes urgently needed...Prevention of head injuries lectured in Mandalay...Outstanding students honoured at Langkho District GAD...Empowering Democratic Change Course conducted in Mandalay...Traditional costume contest held in Toungoo...Theatrical drama professionals need to prevent alien culture.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Golden Myanmar airline to launch Imphal-Mandalay flights this week...Myanmar sees rise in tax revenue...Union Minister explains census taking process to foreign diplomats...MoU on establishment of Asia Specialty Education Center signed...President U Thein Sein and wife to pay goodwill visit to China...Myanmar, AIPA to promote bilateral relations....."PERSPECTIVES": "At the crossroads" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 23 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UNESCO: Myanmar’s first site inscribed to World Heritage List...Crimes against women unaddressed with Myanmar in the top 10 countries on Sexual Violence in Conflict Index...Hospital recreation trolleys donated to Children’s Hospital in Yangon...First Android app for house-hunters introduced...Union minister calls for close cooperation among parents, teachers, students...Union ministers join mass walk activities in Nay Pyi Taw...Workshop to discuss boosting livestock and fishery sector held...Kaladan multimodal transit transport discussed...Large reclining Buddha image under construction in Natmauk Tsp...Onion of Pakokku hopes for better trading...Paddy seeds provided to farmers in Tachilek District...Local youths join inter-village/ward football tournament in Phekhon Tsp...Collective fertilizer feeding held in Kawkareik Tsp...New jetties, passenger terminal will emerge soon at Pansodan-Dala port...Ayeyar Myanmar Insurance Co., Ltd opens branch in Mandalay...Entrepreneurs focus on emergence of sugarcane law...Mandalay Zaygyo Market cooperative Ltd holds AGM...Myanmar Women’s Day marked with tree-planting ceremony...University students donate blood in Kyaukse...Innovative Justice Sustainable Training conducted in Mandalay...Driver dismissed for talking on phone while driving.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Grand Duke, PM of Luxembourg...Union FM felicitates Luxembourg counterpart...Myanmar-Thai mobile team performs animal health care in Monghsat District....."PERSPECTIVES": "People take an interest in a “clean” government" By Aung Khin...US Ambassador attends get-together for first time after 1985...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 22 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Application for utilization of farmland should benefit people...CPAM Chief denies complaint against Health Ministry, FDA on food poisoning case in Toungoo’s Zeyathiri orphanage...Parliamentary budgeting and transparency discussed...Awards presented to outstanding students in matriculation examination...Some government bodies still hold conservative views of government machinery: Union Minister...Myanmar Golf Tour continues third round...Solar panels, batteries provided to residents in Yinmabin Tsp...New school buildings handed over in Patheingyi BEMS No 75...Emergency traditional medicine kits issued to practitioners...Eye Specialist Hospital in Hsipaw conducts eye surgical treatment for 28th time...MJA to pay respects to doyen journalists...New school building, land plot handed over in Thaton Tsp...Documentary film crew make documentary about elephants...Agricultural loans disbursed to over 1,100 farmers in Natogyi Tsp...Truck dives as bridge breaks in South Dagon Tsp...DHF preventive measures taken in Thandwe...Youths join tests for Diploma in Teacher Education Competency...Buddhist monks recite Parittas along Lashio-Hsipaw road...Holding Chinlone contests discussed in Mandalay...Refreshments fed to school children in Indawgyi region...Local youths waiting for result of daily wage PATs...Passenger buses under checking for traffic safety in Bhamo...Unlicensed motorcycles legalized in Natogyi.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy Information Minister concludes official visit to China...Tourism industry development discussed... in Yangon....."PERSPECTIVES": "Displaced people are mounting up amidst unsolved political problems" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 21 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 21 June 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Six region/state Hluttaw representatives of Armed Forces substituted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Railways promises to complete new Insein flyover construction in 2014-2015 FY...Dangers of bird flu and prevention of outbreak in Myanmar discussed at workshop in Yangon...Nine schools in Bago receive awards for good conduct...Western tourist narrowly escapes attack in Ngwehsaung...PyinOoLwin District, Mandalay District champions in Inter-District Volleyball Tournament...Confiscated farmlands to be handed over in Kyeintali of Rakhine State...Stationery donated to basic education schools in Shwepyitha Tsp...Abhidhamma course commences at Shwesaryan Pagoda in Thaton...Essay contest in commemoration of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held...High prices of farming cattle creates problems for farmers: Lower House debate...Appointment of doctors for health care services at Yezin Universities Campus discussed...Israeli Embassy donates books to Bago Region...Table tennis tournament marks International Olympic Day 2014...Malaria Day and ASEAN Dengue Fever Day marked in Mandalay...Milk provided to 500 basic education students in Mandalay...Clerk test conducted in Thandwe District...Agricultural know-how disseminated to farmers in Hopin...Billboard erected to prevent human trafficking in Yedashe....."PERSPECTIVES": "Don’t get trapped in a ‘more haste, less speed’ situation" By Kyaw Thura...Sagaing Region Chief Minister joins tree growing ceremony...Yangon Region Chief Minister visits Education and Employment Show 2014...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 20 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 20 June 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Duty of Union Minister terminated...Resignation of Chief Minister of Rakhine State allowed.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Gazette...MRTV to broadcast delay nine world cup matches on 18-27 June...Myanmar Golf Tour kicks off for third leg...Health care reform needs as much momentum as reforms in other sectors, President facilities...Organizations in the Health Ministry are responsible for health policy implementation...Inflation-hit national economy needs control...Prevention of HIV caused by narcotic drugs discussed...MCDC prepares Mandalay to be garden city...Village of Pale Township gets electricity through solar penal system...Rules and regulations for presentation of performing arts discussed...Prevention against DHF lectured at pre-primary school...Shop owners hope cleaning garbage pile from Kawbein station market...Surprise checks performed at highway buses in Pakokku...Registration for unlicensed motorcycles till 4 July in Mandalay...Hotel entrepreneurs to emphasize development of human resources...Youth gymnastic athletes show off excellent skills...Fresh Water fishery law (draft) discussed...Vehicles resume running along Kalewa-YeU-Monywa road...New school building handed over in Hlaingbwe Tsp...IPRD staff give mobile library services to students...Educative talks on menace of narcotic drugs given in Myawady...Chin national affairs minister views round rural development tasks...Meza and nearby villages enjoy electricity through new transformer.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar should cooperate with Myanmar labour rights activists in Thailand, Thai civil societies, Myanmar ILO official says...Myanmar, France draft Air Services Agreement...NCPO aims to promote proper employment so that Myanmar workers would receive full benefits of health and welfare protection in accordance with Thai laws...Union Minister attends 103rd session of International Labour Conference...Appointment of ambassador agreed on...ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education meets in Yangon ronmental Conservation and Forestry and the ASEAN Secretariat was held in Yangon on Thursday. Rotating Chair of the working group Ms. Martinah Bintti Haji Tamit...Trademarks need protection in Myanmar...Mandalarian entrepreneurs meet Thai businessmen....."PERSPECTIVES": "Spending time beneficially during parliament sessions" By MWT...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 19 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 19 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar’s economic outlook looks to brighten in 2014...Tatkon Township tops two others in selection for World Bank-supported CDD project...Myainggalay-Yangon 20-inch diameter natural gas pipeline repaired...Officials urged to increase exports to international market...Chefs participate in contests in Food and Hotel Myanmar 2014...Lucky draw winners awarded...Construction plans for more hydropower plants set...Outstanding athletes with disabilities honoured in Mandalay...Stake driven for self-reliant rural health branch...BEMS in Kawkareik Tsp upgraded as high school branch...Township authorities manage repaving road in Hlinethaya...Action taken against illegal walkie-talkie owner...Public service librarian course conducted in Nay Pyi Taw...Modern farming technology introduced to farmers in Nay Pyi Taw...MEB presents cash assistance, stationery to students in Sagaing...Knowledge about labour affairs shared to employers, employees...Yadanabon Zoo allows visitors by car, motorcycle...New express mini bus line emerges on Pakokku-Gangaw route...Cash donated to education and health foundation in Dala...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Wakema Tsp...Seeds of Palethwe hybrid paddy sawn in Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Kyunhla’s schools resume regular school hours.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Industry Minister meets General Manager of Marubeni Corporation...Dy ECF Minister receives company director...Inauguration of office of Swedish Embassy, providing high awards of honour to Myanmar National held...Japanese government provides $ 680,224 for four projects in Sagaing Region, Chin State...EU recognizes achievements of reform process in Myanmar...Myanmar, India to establish Myanmar Institute of Information Technology in Mandalay...Trade and Investment Framework Agreement discussed....."PERSPECTIVES": "Fundamentals needed for Myanmar media industry" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 18 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 18 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Land owners protest housing construction on their land by companies...Myanmar’s Natma Taung National Park on tentative list for World Heritage nomination...Suggestions sought for selection of townships to be covered by community-based project...Preparations made for 51st Myanmar Gem Emporium...ISR Taekwondo Tournament commences in Loikaw...Inaugural Myanmar Music Festival to be held in Yangon from 18 to 22 June...Plan to extend Union Highway linking Dagon South and North Tsps...Suggestions invited for advertisement policy of socially responsible media...Ministry of Cooperatives to give loans in Sagaing Region...Media may attend 51st Myanmar Gems Emporium...Community policing course kicks off in Thanlyin...Traffic rules enforcement, travel insurance discussed...Farmers hope for good price for sesame...New school building handed over to education department...Gwa Township to get asphalt road...Medicine and medical equipment kits distributed...Kyaiklat BEHS No 1 stands top of chart in pass rate in the entire nation...Emergency traditional medicine kits distributed to 115 villages...Myanmar Still Needs A Strong Push For Reforms in Education...New medicine introduced in Mandalay...Women’s School turns out two matriculation exam-passed students...Basic education schools sprayed for students to be free from DHF...Course on worksite safety, management conducted in Hlinethaya Tsp...Modern housing project under implementation in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar’s Natma Taung National Park on tentative list for World Heritage nomination...Myanmar, Japan to emphasize cooperation in friendly ties...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Japanese Ambassador...Deputy Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw meets EU ambassador...‘Land belongs to the future, let’s climate-proof it’: UN secretary-general sends message for World Day to Combat Desertification....."PERSPECTIVES": "Platforms" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 17 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 17 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon hosts Myanmar’s first-ever international film festival with focus on human rights...Loi Hein Company donates “Endoscope” to Wachet Jivitadana Sangha Hospital in Sagaing Hills...Reconstitution of election sub-committees coordinated...Scholarship, stipend awards given to outstanding students in Sagaing...Earthen lake dredged to irrigate farmlands in Taungdwingyi Tsp...Collective sanitation carried out at ancient lake in Kyaukpadaung...Union government to prevent confrontations between locals and INGOs in Rakhine State...Outstanding schools, students honoured in Myaungmya...Cash assistance provided to social organizations in Kayin State...Application for registration of political party...Myanmar youth golfers win two first prizes, one second prize in golf event...Public notice for remonstration...Solar panels provided to villages in Sagaing Region for electrification...Loans to be delivered to SME industries...Students, faculty members, Red Cross Brigade members donate blood...Yenangyoung Tsp gets new pre-primary school...Dhamma School opened for Buddhist trainees...Value-added bamboo products to generate income in Magway...Blacksmith products of Kin village in Myaung Tsp marketable in major cities...Water supply project to commence in 2015 in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 30,436 foreigners visited Shwedagon Pagoda in May 2014...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Iceland...Union FM felicitates Icelander counterpart....."PERSPECTIVES": "Chronic tax evasion problem delays development of Myanmar" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 16 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 16 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar workers afraid of arrest amidst Thai military crackdown on illegal migrants...Rights of land mine victims should be included in bill on rights of disabled people: activists...Sailing contests mark International Olympic Day...TV, Sky Net donated to Township IPRD...New bridge put into service in Bago Region...Stipends, stationery provided to students...Waingmaw Tsp to emphasize development of agriculture, meat and fish sectors...Plans underway for quality paddy seeds at Wedi central farm in Launglon Tsp...Lower House speaker attends ceremony to honour distinction winners, teachers...Meeting on development of Rakhine State held...Priority to be given to development of rural and urban areas in Ayeyawady...Myanmar Citizenship Law topic at Union ministers’ visit to Rakhine...Development of technological universities discussed in Nay Pyi Taw...Awareness on hazards of narcotic drugs raised in Mandalay...Mandalay men and women join volleyball tournament...School for disabled children to soon open in Mandalay...Dengue fever prevention measures carried out in Taninthayi Tsp...Development Affairs Committee members, NGOs clean debris in Magway...Rural road maintained on selfreliant basis in Tatkon Tsp...Education beyond traditional school subjects...More condominiums will be built in Yangon...Bago Region champion in ISD Boxing Championship...Renovation of former Rowe & Co Building almost completed...Agricultural machinery delivered to cooperative member farmers...Yadanabon FC still top of chart in MNL 2014.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar marks ASEAN Dengue Day....."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar needs reliable energy sources to prevent commodity price hike" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar via CHRO
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 15 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon marks World Blood Donor Day 2014 with ceremony...Myingyan to get new building for the practice of Buddhism...Electrification of village in Kyaukpadaung Tsp nearly completed...Knowledge about monetary affairs shared...Water purifier donated to monastery in Hsipaw...Farmers in central Myanmar prepare cultivation of crops during monsoon...Consumer protection team members inspect markets, supermarkets in Mandalay...Associations plan to grow 1,000 raintree saplings at Yangon-Mandalay expressway...Poverty reduction strategies crucial for delta residents: President...Outstanding students, teachers honoured in Zeyathiri township...Union Ministers visit relief camps in Myebon, Sittway Tsps...Buddha image consecrated in Bawkyo Village of Hsipaw Tsp...Press briefing on presenting excellent award to cooperative union held...Amendment of laws related to taxation clarified...School uniforms donated to primary school students in Kyaiklat...Investing in Teacher Education...Public digital library service helps raise reading habits of people...Ayeyawady beat defending champion Yangon 3-2.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Courses for part-time diploma in journalism to be launched in mid July...Knowledge about monetary affairs shared....."PERSPECTIVES": "Realistic steps should be taken to help Myanmar migrants in Thailand" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 14 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union ministers discuss education and job creation on visit to Rakhine State...Myanmar Railways to fence Yangon circle line to keep squatters out and avoid accidents...Statement of the Ministry of Health concerning food poisoning case in Zeyathiri orphanage in Toungoo...Union minister inspects construction of roads, bridge in Thaton...Villagers in Mandalay receive permission to set up firewood plantations...Economic policies of the State discussed...Students can now receive exam result documents to apply for college...Request to allow representatives to take off turban during Hluttaw sessions rejected...World Bank supports Myanmar with agricultural growth...Stability and development of Rakhine State discussed by union ministers during visit...Talks on consumer protection issues to be held in Mandalay...Copy books, computers, school uniforms provided to students...Nawnghkio’s rural people get easy access to reading dailies...Pyapon BEHS No 1 needs traffic rules enforcement...Drain dredged to benefit over 300 acres of farmland in Kalay Tsp...Taikkyi Tsp Forest Department ready to distribute saplings to people...Long Lasting old Capital Inwa Part III Second Inwa under Nyaung Yan dynasty...Monks, nun honoured in Mandalay...UNWTO International Conference on Tourism & Heritage Protection commences...Post at Taungthaman Lake Bridge catches fire...Roads, residences inundated in Dagon East Tsp...Specialists give health care free of charge to people in Mandalay Region.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: World Bank supports Myanmar with agricultural growth...Union Ministers meet with UN agencies and NGOs...Media training course with U.S. experts starts in Nay Pyi Taw...UNWTO International Conference on Tourism & Heritage Protection commences....."PERSPECTIVES": "Tourism industry has huge potential" By Aung Khin...
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 13 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Thamine junction heavily affected by rainy season as measures to prevent floods not yet taken...Disabled persons in Myanmar vulnerable to discrimination and denial of fundamental rights...Health For All Programme needs funds...No plan to limit drinking age, union deputy minister tells Upper House...One-stop service to be given to entrepreneurs in Mandalay...Traffic police assigned to ensure security of students in Mandalay...Homalin Tsp gets suspension bridge...Police arrest 116 human traffickers from January to May 2014...Local breeders provided with loans in Muse...District GAD delivers cash assistance to students...Eden group and Hilton Worldwide Announce Hotels & Resorts Management Agreement...Training given to administrators for enhancement of capacity...Protestors demand amendment of constitution...Katha District INRD issues citizenship scrutiny cards to youths...Summer paddy thriving in Seikpyu Township due to irrigation...Farmers of KhinU Tsp receive agricultural loans...First-ever Motor Partner Network Association Event introduced...Plan underway to cooperate in opening Social Affairs Institute.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Signing of Grant Agreement for “Project for Improvement of Education College”...Declaration on Social Responsible Media for a Peace and Prosperous ASEAN Community...Deputy Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw back from World Summit of Legislators...Myanmar, Bangladesh discuss border security issues...Deputy Speaker of Upper House meets UNDP, Australian guests...President U Thein Sein meets Information Ministers of ASEAN, partnership countries...ASEAN information ministers gather to discuss ‘socially responsible media'...Joint Media Statement Twelfth Conference of the ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information and Third Conference of ASEAN Plus Three Ministers Responsible for Information Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar 12 June 2014...U.S. to train Myanmar engineers, technicians on building safety enhancements along Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Signing of Grant Agreement for “Project for Improvement of Education College”...To formulate Action Plan and roadmap on information and media to advance ASEAN awareness and community building and realise ASEAN regional integration and post 2015 vision....."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar’s telecommunication sector to see improvement with foreign firms entering the market" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 13 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 12 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Press conference held on removing “illegally residing” monks from Mahasantisukha Monastery...Myanmar to transform current Commercial Tax to Value-added Tax system within two to three years...First National Crisis Management Centre of Myanmar launched in Nay Pyi Taw...MiG-29 training jet fighter crashes after catching fire in central Myanmar...President U Thein Sein sends message to Myanmar National Disability Conference...Roads of international standards to be built if budget is increased: deputy minister...World Malaria Day held in Nay Pyi Taw...Free eye surgical operations to be performed...Thabeikkyin grows 700 saplings as part of environmental conservation...Villagers of Myaung Tsp expect high per-acre yield of summer sesame...Group fixtures for Sepak Takraw Tournament arranged in Katha...Media law and ethics must be abided by...Local bridges illuminated with solar panels in Kalay Tsp...Agricultural technology explained to farmers in Magway Region...Matriculation exam results in YeU show declining performance...Police force provides stipends to students in Wetlet...Langkho District GAD presents cash assistance to children of staff...Mawlu Development Market Committee to demand tax from vendors...Group fixtures arranged for Ooredoo Cup Futsal Tournament...Group fixtures arranged for Ooredoo Cup Futsal Tournament.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union FM felicitates Philippine counterpart...Japan to help upgrade inland water transport system...Myanmar, UNOCHA see humanitarian aid for IDPs in Rakhine and Kachin States...SOM on ASEAN plus Three Responsible for Information held in Nay Pyi Taw...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to the Philippines, Russian Federation...U Win Naing presents Credentials to Pakistani President...Plans announced to export crops to markets in Thailand, US, Japan, Europe...Deputy Information Minister meets delegates from Japan, China...Over 1 million tourists visit Myanmar from January to May 2014....."PERSPECTIVES": "Flood mitigation, emergency measures must be planned" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf(1.2M)
    Date of entry/update: 12 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 11 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: International Labour Organization can help improve industrial sector: Myanmar ILO official...Myanmar National Disability Conference kicks off...Public notice for remonstration...Saplings grown in Mongphyat Tsp for environmental conservation...President says Third Wave Reform will focus on emergence of new, strong democracy alongside higher living standard...Upper, Lower Houses debate car substitution programme, electoral system...Trainees from Innovative Institute visit UEC office...Security on football grounds to be improved following workshop...Job fair in Mandalay sees 700 applications...Chilli yield high in Kyaukse Tsp...Sesame harvested in Kyaukse Tsp...Measures on environmental conservation discussed in Ngazun...Long Lasting old Capital Inwa Part III Second Inwa under Nyaung Yan dynasty...More machinery use in Thaton Tsp to improve local agriculture...Public healthcare provided in Shwepyitha Tsp...Sunglasses donated to traffic police in Mandalay...High school upgraded to BEHS in Bogale Tsp...Palethwe hybrid paddy seeds presented to farmers in Hsihseng Tsp.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: JICA Myanmar Chief Rep. responds to NLM article on complaints by former residents of Thilawa SEZ Class A area...Union FM receives UN Assistant Secretary-General...12th SOM on ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information commences...Israeli embassy in Yangon donates children trolleys, books to Mandalay facilities...Myanmar, UN Assistant Secretary-General discuss humanitarian aid for Kachin, Rakhine States...Trainees from Innovative Institute visit UEC office...Myanmar U-19 team to play tune-up matches in Europe....."PERSPECTIVES": "Flexibility needed to solve problematic situations" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf(171K)
    Date of entry/update: 11 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 10 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar needs to adopt the most appropriate primary healthcare services: Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...El Niño affects crop cultivation in Myanmar’s arid region...Progress of roads, bridges inspected on Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Union ministers enjoy sports activities in Kayin State...Civil Service Training kicks off at Ministry of Information...Phu Pwint Yati Khaing emerges champion in Singapore Junior Golf Championships...Third leg of Myanmar Golf Tour to be held 19-22 June...Government considers property taxes to further control real estate market...Vice-Senior General Soe Win receives Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA...Rural & urban planning course opened...GMS tourism working group meeting focuses on tourism HRD...Medical team delivers free health care to locals in South Dagon Tsp...Human rights knowledge shared to police in Mandalay...Mini book corners fulfilled with new books in Lashio...Inspection teams check highway buses for traffic safety in Kyaukse...Dredging drain to be proper flow of water in rainy season...The sacred Mahacinapaba Pagoda (Cetiya) of 108 feet in height, the Replica of the famous Shwedagon Pagoda of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar which has already been built in Luoyang, the capital of Henan Province of the People’s Republic of China...Dabayin Township Forest Department organizes tree growing ceremony...ChaungU police arrest nine suspects within 24 hours...Nine distinction winners in Myanmar subject emerge in Sagaing Tsp.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Press Release on ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Defence Officials’ Dialogue, ARF Security Policy Conference and ARF Senior Officials’ Meeting...Union FM felicitates Portuguese counterpart...Serbian Embassy in Myanmar opens account at MFTB...Phu Pwint Yati Khaing emerges champion in Singapore Junior Golf Championships...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Portugal President, PM...The sacred Mahacinapaba Pagoda (Cetiya) of 108 feet in height, the Replica of the famous Shwedagon Pagoda of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar which has already been built in Luoyang, the capital of Henan Province of the People’s Republic of China....."PERSPECTIVES": "Peaceful reconciliation among Myanmar citizens" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 9 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Doctors warn people to take prevention measures against common illnesses during rainy season - By Aung Khin...Prevent hypertension, most common non-communicable disease around the world - Khaing Thanda Lwin...Union Construction Minister inspects road and bridges...Union Minister goes on inspection tours of Yangon and Insein...Monywa District clinches title in U-20 football tournament in Sagaing Region...Milk feeding in primary school discussed...Emergency Medical Service course opened...New Bayintnaung bridge to help reduce traffic congestion...Rice noodle of Kawlin on high demand in Kachin State, upper Sagaing Region...Volunteer activity on publiccentred TB care discussed in Pantanaw...Paddy seeds distributed to farmers free of charge in Mongpan Tsp...Offspring of police families get cash assistance in Pyapon...White costus marketable in Kawlin...Ngwechi-6 cotton plants thriving in Yamethin Tsp...Bronze statue of Alinkakyawswa Shwemann U Tin Maung unveiled...38.51% students pass matriculation exam in Pantanaw Tsp...Experiences in MMCWA meeting recounted to members in Mandalay...Sagaing District to hold Monsoon Football Tournament...Drains dredged for proper flow of water in Dala...Wall magazine, photo and book show marks world environment day...Mandalay MEB branch provides cash and kind to students...Sithu Aung of Yangon United transferred to Yadanabon FC...35 six-distinction winners emerge in Mandalay Region...Yadanabon FC stands first in first round of MNL 2014.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Israeli Ambassador donates books to libraries, hospital in Mandalay....."PERSPECTIVES": "It is raining!" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 8 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ghetto dwellers hope for more financial assistance from Thilawa SEZ investors...Cargo ship Han Thar delivered...Myanmar displays agricultural produce, jewellery at Kunming expo...High school matriculation results come out with a declined pass rate...Political dialogue on prospects for future of Myanmar’s political transition held...President: Government has seen successes and challenges in reforms...Thura U Shwe Mann: People should have knowledge about law...ISD Weightlifting and Boxing Tournament commences in Bago...Sagaing District reports 25.20 per cent pass rate in 2014 matriculation exam...Thaton District IPRD to raise literacy of rural people...Matriculation exam results announced in Shwepyitha Township...Talks on prevention of dengue fever and nurturing of pre-primary children given in Bahan Tsp...Dwellers get concrete road in North Okkapala Tsp...Training on implementation of green village project conducted...Pagoda under construction with contributions from Myanmar locals who work overseas...Winners awarded in World Environment Day commemorative essay contest...Directorate of Road Transport legalizes unlicensed motorcycles in Myingyan...Taungtha observes World Environment Day...Agricultural technology explained to farmers in Yenangyoung Tsp...Muse District gets new office of SLRD...Literary talks given to university students in Myingyan...Yangon with four-nil win over Nay Pyi Taw FC.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN senior officials meeting held in Yangon...Dutch minister visits Ayeyawady River ahead of water management pilot projects...KOICA donates US$400,000 to ASEAN Affairs Department...Taungtha observes World Environment Day....."PERSPECTIVES": "Land use plan should favour ordinary residents" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Transformation" By Khin Mun...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 7 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: SMIDB, BIDV ink MoUs on cooperation, provision of $30 million loan...2nd Book Show of MPBA and literary talks held in Yangon National Theater...Eleven shows disapproval over bidding for printing machines...Sales promotion of Neptune Center apartments introduced to businessmen...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw puts into record presidential messages on investment and free trade agreements president to the speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to sign investment and free trade agreements between Myanmar other countries. These agreements include the...Departmental officials urged to assist in laying cables, building towers...Sheep, goat breeding course conducted in rural areas...Good agricultural patterns applied in demonstration...Nay Pyi Taw WAO provides assistance to students...Ancient earthen lake under redredging in Shwebo Township...Traffic rules to be enforced after lecture in Pantanaw...Stipends provided to students of Township GAD...People in Kyondoe, Kawkareik get healthcare by mobile medical team...K20 billion allotted to SMEs in 14 Regions and States...Consultation workshop on reports by Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women held...UNDP Myanmar’s groundbreaking microfinance work enters new phase...Mandalay observes World Environment Day...Mandalay Region Chief Minister’s national sports competitions to kick off on 11 September: Mandalay Region Chief Minister...Rural road to improve living standard of people in Kalewa Tsp...Tatkon Township MCWA turns out tailors...World Environment Day marked with tree planting ceremony...Myanmar to meet Cerezo Osaka, Vietnamese team in tune-up matches.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MJTD allows US Ball Corp. to set up beverage can plant in Thilawa SEZ...South Korean Foreign Minister, bereaved relatives unveil bomb victim memorial...MJTD allows US Ball Corp. to set up beverage can plant in Thilawa SEZ...Second Israeli film festival launched in Nay Pyi Taw...New Swedish Embassy opens...Vice-President U Nyan Tun meets Deputy President of SMBC... World Environment Day marked with tree planting ceremony...Myanmar to meet Cerezo Osaka, Vietnamese team in tune-up matches....."PERSPECTIVES": "South Korea rejuvenates economic cooperation with Myanmar through cultural influence" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 6 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President: climate change threatens developing countries with extreme weather patterns...World Environment Day marked with president of FREDA calling for reforestation...Rules enforcement for bus drivers to be tightened...Floating hotel near Botahtaung Pagoda to open...President: climate change...Workshop on health care capacity improvement held...Rules enforcement for bus...Measures against bank erosion taken in Katha Township...Former rest house at monastery now opened as school in Meiktila...Development tasks undertaken on eastern part of Ayeyawady River...Mobile library service given to locals in Pyinmana Tsp...Natogyi residents to enjoy sufficient water supply through meter system...Village lake dredged to improve storage of water...Capacity enhanced for administrators, staff for land management...Water supply in Tatkon Township improved...Golden umbrella hoisted atop pagoda in Zeyathiri Tsp...Large trees in Inwa to be preserved to provide protection from heat...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Zeyathiri Township...14 human trafficking victims sent home...Dengue fever preventive activity undertaken in Tatkon Tsp...Self-reliant dam commissioned into service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Korea to open a polytechnic university in Myanmar, deputy minister tells Upper House...Lower House Speaker receives KNU, U.S. and South Korea delegations Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday morning. The speaker said the president was paving the way for peace, while the Tatmadaw was participating in the process with the Hluttaw supporting it. Thura U Shwe Mann, on behalf of the Hluttaw, greeted the KNU delegation. Lower House Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann also met with U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and South Korea Foreign Minister Mr Yun Byung-se separately in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday. Thura U Shwe Mann and the delegation exchanged their views on economic and political reforms and the further strengthening of relations between the countries. MNA Speaker...Myanmar, China take action to mark demarcation line...Myanmar-ROK bilateral investment promotion and protection agreement signed...President U Thein Sein felicitates King of Sweden, PM....."PERSPECTIVES": "A better legal framework for workers needed" By Myint Win Thein... ARTICLE: "Museums and ICH" By Aye Aye Thinn.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 06 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 5 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President, KNU delegation discuss development in nationwide ceasefire agreement...Farming rights certificates returned to owners in Yangon...Farmland management proficiency course concludes in Taungtha Tsp...Minor earthquake hits central Myanmar...Myanmar Affirms commitment to sustainable development and creation of livable communities...President, KNU delegation discuss development in...Myanmar Gazette...Myanmar Stock Exchange to debut in October 2015, deputy minister says in Upper House session...Concerted efforts needed for three fundamental concepts of democratization, senior general says...Thanatkha plants thrive in Tatkon Township...Thanatkha plants thrive in Tatkon Township...Authorities urged to prohibit dredging fish ponds in farmlands...Printing management and offset operator refresher course conclude...Mandalay residents suffer from heat exhaustion...Over 180 stimulant tablets seized in Myawady Town...Publications donated in Mandalay to Township Writers Association...Rural library put into service in Kyaukpadaung Tsp...Duty assigned for first short-term five-year plan in Myingyan...Public affairs responsibility and accountability discussed in Myaungmya...Golfers invited to third leg of Myanmar Golf Tour...Counterfeit money seized in Myawady...Educational association provides assistance to students from low-income families...School supplies donated in Yekyi Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Netherlands to help with Myanmar water resources management...ADB, Japan to help Myanmar expand renewable energy sector...Myanmar, Canada focus on promotion of bilateral relations...Further bilateral cooperation between Myanmar, Netherlands discussed...Two Myanmar youth golfers take part in Singapore Junior Golf Championship...World Environment Day 2014: Raise your voice, not the sea level Tackling Climate Change in Myanmar...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENERGY INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO CONDUCT JOINT VENTURE PROJECTS IN MYANMAR ONSHORE DRILLING OPERATIONS...MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE, MINISTRY OF ENERGY, THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR INVITATION FOR JOINT VENTURE OR ALLIANCE PROJECTS IN ONSHORE SEISMIC ACQUISITION SERVICES...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENERGY MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR MYANMAR ONSHORE PIPELINE JOINT VENTURE..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Desperate times call for desperate measures" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 4 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Insufficient production of quality seeds, delayed distribution pose challenge for rice farmers: Experts...Physically disabled students receive cash donations...Anti-human trafficking bodies discuss action plans...SIM card prices still as high as K113,000 in Myanmar...Myanmar Aquarium construction at Kandawgyi Lake to start in June...As Lower House discusses banking and infrastructure, Upper House concerned with environment...Rural people in NyaungU Tsp say free education system was overdue...Officials call for abiding by traffic rules...Bus line committee gives cash assistance to bus workers...Yinmabin Tsp prepares cultivation of saplings in rainy season...Three GSM towers under construction in Wetlet Tsp...Panglong Sub-Township gets three new bridges...Cash assistance delivered to offspring of GAD staff in Zeyathiri...Road being expanded for pedestrians, vehicles...Taninthayi Tsp residents get access to highway buses...Crop seeds, saplings given to farmers to raise living standard......EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MJTD to sign first lease contract with US firm for setting up business in Thilawa Class A Area...UNOCHA to help Myanmar IDPs...Views exchanged on role of police force...Anti-human trafficking bodies discuss action plans...Myanmar, the Netherlands hold talks on water resources management, environmental conservation...Myanmar delegation to attend 2nd World Summit of Legislators in Mexico...Myanmar, Britain to reform role of Myanmar Armed Forces in democratization process....."PERSPECTIVES": "Fences cannot prevent territorial disputes" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Vision, Values and Valiance 3-V Strategy of Success" By Kyi Mun.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 3 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Labour Ministry explains laws to employers, workers at industrial zones as disputes over low wages increase...Myanmar school season starts with inadequate amount of text books, teachers...DoH, JICA sign two grant agreements for Loikaw, Lashio general hospitals...17 injured in school floor collapse...Vice president calls for participation of private sector in healthcare services...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw sends Anti-terrorism Bill to president...Certificate course in basic diplomatic skills kicks off...Innovative justice sustainable training course concludes...MEB opens remittance counter in Mandalay...100 copies of newspaper for one year donated to villages in Ngaputaw Tsp...Companies that sell poor quality lampposts to be put into black list...Relief items donated to members of Kayin Baptist Church...Seintalone mango fruits highly marketable in June...Prevention against dengue fever carried out in Pyinmana...Students in Dawei mark Int’l Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Relief items donated to fire victims in ChaungU...Surveillance of reckless bus drivers tightened...Nutrition tips to pregnant women in Chanmyathazi Township given.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Defence Minister receives Israeli Ambassador and party...Serbia to expand economic ties with Myanmar by further investing in electric power sector and infrastructure projects: Ambassador...Acting Thai FM calls on Union FM...Myanmar, Japan discuss cooperation on microfinance institutions...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw meets Chief of the Defence Staff (Rtd) of Britain....."PERSPECTIVES": "School season and the dangers of bad quality snacks" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Allowing foreign banks in the country" By San Thein.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 2 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Higher education standards, better management of universities discussed...Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar...400 stimulant tablets seized in Thakayta Township...Seintalone mango fetches good price in foreign market...Kyunsu Township launches school enrollment week...School enrollment activities launched in Loilem Tsp...Rural people to get concrete bridge for better transport in Kyunsu Tsp...Government unable to go solo for regional development: Union Minister...Upgrading of Htantabin Workers’ Hospital inspected...Union Minister explains city/ township development plans...Over 2,000 acres of farmlands handed over to farmers in Taninthayi Region...Security police unit branch commissioned into service...Applied computer course given to trainees...Mobile phone tower starts to run in August...World No Tobacco Day talks given in Taunggyi...Basic traditional music, singing and dancing course wraps up...Laws on taxation clarified in Taungtha...Buddhist cultural course kicks off in Tatkon...Land plot, two buildings donated to village in Hopin...Protesters chant to construct inter-district road...Departmental officials urged to politely relate with people..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar-Bangladesh border accident comes to peaceful end...Seintalone mango fetch.es good price in foreign market...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Italian President, PM...Union FM felicitates Italian counterpart...US, Myanmar discuss legal affairs, further scholarship programmes...Meiktila Lake to be conserved by foreign aid..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Dengue fever is too often a fatal disease in Myanmar" By Aung Khin..... ARTICLES: "Beware of cancer" By Khaing Thanda Lwin..."Language, Literature, development of reading habit among youths and Appreciation of Literary Works" Kin Mg Oo
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 1 June, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 June 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: October 2015 still set for Myanmar’s Yangon Stock Exchange launch - By Ye Myint ...Water level declines at Mandalay moats...MTGA elects new executive committee members...Internet users rely on telephone tower in Mohnyin...Pony carts still useful in central Myanmar towns...Tube-wells, lakes sunk in Mahlaing Tsp...Plan underway to conduct master’s degree course to turn out specialists: vice president...Work coord meeting on Public Service Media bill held...Union Minister says national development requires more qualified human resources...High yield paddy seeds distributed for alternative development...School enrollment activities launched at BEMS in Tatkon Tsp...Duty of projects assigned to departmental officials in Kunhing Tsp...New school building handed over in Myingyan Tsp...Wetlet Township gets earthen inter-village road...Ambulance donated to funeral service association...Free medical treatment provided to rural people in Pinlebu Tsp...Pig breeders enjoy benefits in Kyunhla Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar will not tolerate any violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity...Union Health Minister attends 67th World Health Assembly, 135th Meeting of Governing Body of WHO...MPF Chief meets UNAIDS official..... "PERSPECTIVES": "People-centred Government and People-centred Media" By Kyaw Thura.....ARTICLE: "Raise Taxes on Tobacco" Dr Aung Soe (a) Aung Kyaw Moe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 31 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 31 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New 500-bed hospital in Yangon to become national medical hub for liver, kidney transplants By Ye Myint...Agreements reached during political dialogue, an important aspect of peace process, will require amendments to the Constitution [The following is the full text of the speech delivered by President U Thein Sein through radio programmes to the entire people on 31 May]...President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...World No Tobacco Day observed on 31 May as Yangonites keep puffing...Mobile medical team from Loilem Station gives free health care to locals...Mahlaing Township to implement green village project in rural areas...Meiktila to distribute purified water to people from Meiktila Lake...Kyaukpadaung Tsp plans to disburse agricultural loans to farmers in June...Vice president expresses hope that the country will see more high school students...Foreign businesses, general amnesty discussed in Hluttaw...Speaker of Upper House, NNER discuss policy of education...Maritime and aviation course for youths introduced...Meeting to hold International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held...Traffic police give talks on decline of traffic accidents...Emergency drill practising natural disaster response conducted in Sittway...Activity of anti-money laundering law discussed...Fish pond dredged at Mahlaing Township Police Station...Health service for HIV-infected patients in Sagaing adequate: general hospital officials...Treated mosquito nets delivered to locals in Mohnyin Township...Pyu-era gold artifact donated to Archaeology Department...2nd Mobile and Tablet Fair opens in Dagon Tsp, Yangon...Safety measures need tightening at jetties..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Developing Myanmar Waters Sustainably: the Netherlands and Myanmar join hands...Singapore supports Myanmar cardiologists with expertise...Union minister: Problems with China-backed mine projects in central Myanmar to be tackled...Myanmar Football Academy team (Mandalay) to meet Chonburi Youth FC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Education system still has a long way to go" By Kyaw Thura..... ARTICLES: "A WARNING THAT SURPRISED ME" Maung Hlaing..."Masterful Management" Kyi Mun
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 30 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 30 May 2014
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: "Deforestation, vehicle and competition tax among top issues in Myanmar Parliament discussions" - Nay Pyi Taw, 29 May—The Lower House’s second day session continued on Thursday with deforestation among the main topics of discussion, with the Upper House focusing on the vehicle and competition tax among other issues"...... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Only one-sixth of population has opportunity of formal education: vice president...Failing in legislative system harms democracy, market economic system: Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann...Gov’t welcomes youth participation in politics...Pyu ancient cities need conservation: Deputy Minister Daw Sandar Khin...Myingyan officials meet to discuss ways of increasing literacy...Free education and text books not affordable without State Gov’t support: Mohnyin township education officer..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar Investment Commission reformed to attract more foreign investors...Hlegu Township to provide top health care services for rural people with Korean aid...Follow-up news regarding ASEAN Scholarship exam...Lower house vice speaker receives US law professor...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Japanese and Omani Ambassadors...JITI donates computer, accessories for MR...Israel Ambassador Visit to Mon and Kayin States..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Are rent-regulated apartments for low-income families possible in Yangon?" By Myint Win Thein..... ARTICLES: "Inclusive green economy discussed at forum in Yangon to promote sustainable development" By Thant Zin Win..."All-round Developments of Renovation and Constructions of Religious Edifices and Implementations of Religious matters and affairs of the Buddhism throughout the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 29 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 29 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Weather expert warns people in northern Myanmar of flash floods and landslides as “Norwester” approaches...Tax laws explained in Taunggyi...Fire prevention measures taken at Thiri Yadana Myoma Market...Traffic congestions cause major problems for commuters in Yangon...Fire breaks out at oil field in Thayet Township...National Parliament speaker gives assistance to locals in eastern Myanmar state...Ethnic groups invited to Nay Pyi Taw to learn about farming...Monks recite Abhidhamma treatises...Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs’ Association to meet on 9 May...Mango Show, Contest and Paper-reading Session to be held from 10-12 May...Meals offered to monks dedicated to late journalist U Win Tin...Stimulant tablets seized in Meiktila...Recreation camp for outstanding students opens...Rakhine National Conference kicks off in Kyaukpyu..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar squad qualifies in Sitting Volleyball...Indian navy to hold concert at the National Theatre in Yangon...Thai monks and novices visit Kawthoung town...Myanmar and China’s Yunnan Province eye closer economic cooperation...Problems in Rakhine State have impact beyond the state itself...Japan’s Miyazaki University to cooperate with departments under Health Ministry...Most outstanding students to get opportunity for further learning at foreign universities...Japan grants three projects worth US$ 57.9 million...Correction [26 April]...GOLD PRICE (28-4-2014)...Myanmar youths sweep four more gold in Youth Athletics Championships..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar journalists eager to improve skills to break away from traditional media industry" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLES: "Mission" Kyi Mun..."Female-dominated Noble Profession in Myanmar & A Teacher Is Many Things" Kin Mg Oo
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 28 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 28 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Honesty, loyalty key for reaching nation-wide ceasefire: Karen National Union...Traditional boxers selected for Mandalay Region boxing team...Mandalay Region CCI holds annual general meeting...Mandalay Region sink tube-wells, artesian wells, lakes for water supply...Central Myanmar Photographic Society awards winners in photo contests...Chin State plans to power supply to over 1,000 villages...Public notice for remonstration...Ministry of Health urges students to enroll in medical classes...Farmer educative hall and seed sorting factory commissioned into service in Myaungmya...Chin State government plans to reclaim farmlands...Mohnyin Tsp authorities to open Nantyin Creek Bridge...16-mile earthen road completed in Hsihseng Township...Instability disrupts education, health, social activities...Bell-like objects detected in ancient palace .....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar’s trade deficit at $633.99 million in April...Myanmar, Japan to strengthen military cooperation...President sends felicitations to Azerbaijan, Nepal...Financial inclusion roadmap for Myanmar discussed...Union Energy Minister visits oil fields, gas pipeline control stations in China.....ARTICLE: "Ethnic leaders to gather at conference before planned UPWC-NCCT meeting" By By Ye Myint.....PERSPECTIVES: "Myanmar’s nightlife must remain safe" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Let’s create a verdant environment in our schools and universities" By Myo Myint.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 27 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 27 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mandalay Region Traffic police conducts more checks in Mandalay...New library opens in Maulaybin village in Ottarathiri Tsp...Express buses to ply for departmental staff from Nay Pyi Taw to Mandalay and Yangon...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. (17/2014) One representative of Armed forces substituted...MOAI provides stipends, stationery and textbooks to students...Mandalay regional development discussed...Low pressure area over west central Bay of Bengal...School enrollment ceremonies held in Nay Pyi Taw...Free education system for primary and middle school students...Donors supply water to locals in Kyaukpadaung Tsp...Drains dredged for proper flow of water...Buddhist culture course exam conducted for students...Meiktila’s youths equipped with martial arts...Menace of narcotic drugs explained in Myawady...ECCD school opened in Meiktila Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar eyes cooperation with Int’l investors...Buddhist monastery in Japan launches Myanmar language class...Myanmar to host 1st ASEAN-Japan Defense Chiefs Meeting in Nov...Public invited to Israeli film festival in Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay...UNESCO officials observe parks, sanctuaries for World Heritage List...Digital library service available at Nay Pyi Taw International Airport...President Office’s Union Minister participates in Future of Asia Conference in Tokyo...Education minister meets with international development partnership organizations.....ARTICLE: "Myanmar to host 1st ASEAN-Japan Defense Chiefs Meeting in Nov" By Aung Khin..."Theravada Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism being taken faith and practised by the Buddhist Communities in the Buddhist world" By Ba Sein (Religious Affairs).....PERSPECTIVE: "Overcoming contradictions for a better future" By Aung Khin....
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 26 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 26 May 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Upper House Speaker says constitutional changes expected in 2015.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS:Ancient Sudhamma public rest house under reconstruction in Mandalay...Villagers of NyaungU Tsp long for showers...MR to run steam locomotive train on Bagan- Kyaukpadaung section...Surprise checks performed at buses for traffic safety...Tamway BEHS No 1 accepts enrollment of students...Upper House Speaker says constitutional changes expected in 2015...President Office’s Union Ministers meet township administration and supportive committees...Technical and vocational education enhancement discussed...Lower House Bill Committee meets on holidays...MFF Ooredoo Futsal Cup 2014 on 27 May...Thukhakari Health and Social Service Association honoured...Mobile medical team gives health care to locals in Dala Tsp...Demand of limes high in Mandalay market...Villagers get power supply in Sagaing Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATION: MPF, EU launch programme for better police-public relations...Ooredoo Myanmar plans 99 pc of its workforce to be locals in next five years...FCCM starts its annual meeting...Umbrella hoisted atop ancient U Aung Zeya Pagoda in Maesai of Thailand....The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Transport Aircraft Fuel Distributions Invitation to Submit expression of Interest from Developers .....PERSPECTIVES:When conflicts turned into confrontation.....ARTICLES:"Youth, Time, Their Future and the Nation’s Destiny" By Kin Mg Oo.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 25 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 25 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Western parts of Myanmar gets first direct rail service to Yangon...Htantabin, Kawhmu and Kungyangon in Yangon selected as priority townships for MNCDD project...Qualified students to learn accountancy course grade II at Cooperative University...Duty of projects assigned to township authorities...Express buses under checking for safety of passengers in Mandalay...Homeless, landless list collected in Sagaing...Five villages in two townships urgently need landslide prevention in Mandalay Region...President U Thein Sein felicitates Argentine counterpart...Monks who passed Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination honoured...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker calls for interest in politics...Htantabin, Kawhmu and Kungyangon...Union FM felicitates Argentine counterpart...Low pressure still persists...Moderate earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Summer paddy harvested in Sagaing Township...Betel price hikes in pre-monsoon period in Mandalay market...Kyaukpadaung Township sees uplift of capacity of basic education teachers...Telenor Mobile Co., to sell K 1500 per SIM card...Implementation for green village project explained...Implementation of hydropower project discussed...Primary teachership course concludes in Yedashe...Painting, cartoon and poster contest held in Phakant.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myawady-Mae Sot border crossing briefly closed...Myanmar youth thumb up in tune-up match playing with Nigerian club....."PERSPECTIVE": Myanmar needs incentives for agricultural sector" By Aung Khin.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 24 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Second draft single text to be finalized in June: UPWC-NCCT meeting...8th ALMM+3 focuses on enhancement of competitive labour force...Capital city getting ready for Gems Emporium...Public urged to participate in campaign for school enrollment...Journey Wukong Character visits Myanmar...Myanmar stock exchange plan delayed...Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets Chinese guests to discuss ASEAN affairs...Unlicensed motorcycles legalized in Kyaukpadaung...District officials focus on decline in traffic accidents...Timely delivery of newspapers to villages discussed...Locals discuss poor road transport in Mohnyin Township at mass rally...Cash assistance provided for offspring of police...Outstanding trainees awarded in Buddhist culture course...Tax laws, tax law amendment clarified in Mandalay...Self-reliant school upgraded to Basic Education Primary School...Written test held for daily wage primary teachers...The auspicious and respectful Paying Homage ceremony for presenting religious titles and certificates to outstanding Buddhist-monk candidates who distinctively got through the 66th Sacred Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination in the year of 2014..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Feeling insecure is a normal life for most of Myanmar workers in Thailand...U Nyan Tun says economic growth comes with visible, invisible effects...Humanitarian aid of UN, INGOs to IDPs discussed...Two Chinese navy vessels call at Thilawa...MPF, EU hold talks on information and public service...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 23 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UPWC, NCCT extend meeting on drafting text for ceasefire until Friday...Peatlands in Inlay Lake basin facing threats from modern agriculture...Storm warning for Rakhine coast...Work committees prepare for parliamentary session...Planning course opens in Nay Pyi Taw...Contract on waste water treatment technical cooperation signed...Farmers to get agricultural loans at 5% interest rate...Vice President calls for protection of migrant workers at 23 rd ALMM...YCDC officials visit markets in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Brahminy bird statue and new park under construction in downtown Bago...Officials check development in Hsipaw Tsp...Two houses destroyed in landslides in Katha Tsp...Trade fair in NyaungU attracts large number of visitors...Pyinmana Township CRC focuses on child rights...Thameehla Lake benefits locals in Myittha Tsp...Jaggery production declines in Pakokku region...Yinmabin’s farmers smile for good price of sesame...Pyay District IPRD fulfills reading requirements of local bookworms...Yangon Command clinches title in Hockey League..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MOAI, Mitsui Co., of Japan discuss to make agricultural investment in Myanmar...President U Thein Sein meets ASEAN Labour Ministers...Vice-President U Nyan Tun in Manila for WEF on East Asia...Nay Pyi Taw Council member inspects progress of Pyinmana Township...1 st International Medical, Hospital and Pharmaceutical Exhibition kicks off...JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ THE TWENTY THIRD ASEAN LABOUR MINISTERS MEETING (23 rd ALMM) 22 MAY 2014, NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR..... "PERSPECTIVE": "Measures to reduce poverty" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 22 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Marble sculptors to urge Ministry of Mines to ban illegal marble mining... Social organizations to perform fundraising concertson 1 June for IDPs in Kachin and Northern Shan states...Post-enumeration activities underway...Vice-President urges ministries to cooperate in human resource development... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: High Level Advocacy Workshop on International Disaster Law organized...Myanmar, Canada see environmental conservation...Nobody injured as Singapore Airlines plane skids off runway in Yangon...Ministers of ADMM participate in golf friendly...Vice-President U Nyan Tun to attend 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia... ARTICLES: "Participants of UPWC-NCCT meeting hope to conclude second draft single text document at Thursday’s meeting" By Ye Myint...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 21 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 21 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lack of awareness, high price cause weak organic market...Thilawa SEZ with potentials benefits local people, Vice-President U Nyan Tun says...Autron centre donates hearing aids...Locals enjoys educative, informative TV channels through DVB T2 Set Top Box...Traditional snack in demand again...Monywa dairy breeders face difficulty in low milk yield caused by high temperature...Solar panels distributed to central Myanmar villages...Union minister reaffirms protection of child sex tourism...SWD organizes workshop on gender, CEDAW...Union ministers, region/state ministers discuss administrative, economic reforms...Myanmar forms NSC for WTO’s EIF programmme...Implementation committee for constitutional amendment continues discussions...Application for registration of political party...Democratic Party for New Society (DPNS): Public notice for remonstration.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: German helps Myanmar after 25 years...ASEAN defence ministers adopt concept papers in Nay Pyi Taw...Thura U Shwe Mann meets state councillor and defense minister of PRC...President receives Chinese delegation, meets ASEAN defence ministers...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects rural health centres in Rakhine State...JOINT PRESS RELEASE The European Union and Myanmar hold first bilateral Human Rights Dialogue...Swedish business firms eye Myanmar market...10-man Myanmar beats Maldives in AFC Challenge Cup...,,"PERSPECTIVES": "Thai people say martial law is a ‘half-coup’" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 12 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 20 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 20 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MCEA, Sphere Exhibits to organize BuildTechYangon2014 from 22-24 May...Trade value in April over US$ 185 million more compared to same month in last FY...Two Chinese officials of copper mine released by villagers near Monywa after being held hostage...Nokia to help foster Myanmar mobile telecom services...New sub-power station to supply electricity to people of Indawgyi region...Election preparations coordinated in Tatkon Tsp...Fire engulfs post-primary school in Tatkon...Silk Air spreads its wings...President U Thein Sein inspects Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw Expressway...Improvement in infrastructure and better living conditions for health staff can improve hospital services: Vice President...Talks on citizens and laws given in Mandalay...Villagers in NyaungU Tsp receive free medical care...Diplomacy Course opened...Cooperatives Ministry disburses loans to cooperative societies under micro-credit scheme...Committee reviews constitution for amendments...Sales of pulses and beans flat in Mandalay.....ETERNAL RELATIONS: Trade value in April over US$ 185 million more compared to same month in last FY...Two Chinese officials of copper mine released by villagers near Monywa after being held hostage...Nokia to help foster Myanmar mobile telecom services...President sends felicitations to Timor-Leste...C-in-C meets Minister of National Defence of PRC...Strategic Direction...FM sends felicitations to Timor-Leste...ASLOM to discuss protection of migrant workers...Myanmar-Japan Human Rights Dialogue...Cambodian defence minister flies to Myanmar for ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting....."PERSPECTIVES": "Yangon’s real estate market cannot meet demands as number of foreign residents is growing fast" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 19 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 19 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham briefed on development and stability in Rakhine during visit...Road safety to be dramatically improved after fatal bus crash: all private bus line control committee...Media accreditation cards for 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting to be issued on 19 May...Children under training of basic culture course in Meiktila Tsp...Preservation of ancient palm-leave inscriptions performed at Pitakat Chamber in Thaton...Locals have opportunity to raise reading habit thanks to library...City development tasks undertaken in Magway...Village library fulfills wish of locals for reading...Leader of NLD, 88 Generation call for amendment of Section 436 of Constitution...Southwest monsoon enters southern Myanmar...Travellers urged to buy insurances following fatal bus crash...Private medical centre to introduce sophisticated technology...Kanma Township sees boost in production from thriving paddy plantations...Honorary Ph.D. degree conferred on Mandalarian...Straw hat production increases family income of rural people...Village library opened to improve literacy of people...Tax law, law amendment clarified in Kyaukpadaung Tsp...Kayin national students learn their languages...Basic first-aid course conducted to strengthen Red Cross Brigade...Myanmar Football Academy recruits new players for football teams.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 34th ASEAN Chiefs of Police Conference concludes...60th anniversary of Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence celebrated...Myanmar’s Priorities for ASEAN Chairmanship...World Bank helps rural development in Chin State...Union Industry Minister discusses cooperation, investment in Vietnam....."PERSPECTIVES": "Young and promising athletes will get more support in future" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 18 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 18 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: NLD, 88 Generation call for amendment of Section 436 with launch of signature campaign...Yangon car crashes: major factors...Moderate earthquakes recorded in Myanmar...Buddha’s relics enshrined in newly built pagoda...Certificates of world peace messenger award offered to venerable monks...Tax collection system clarified...Schedules of third and fourth legs changed for Myanmar Golf Tour...Myanmar’s oldest hospital under renovation...Market development in Myanmar discussed...Education ministry to try new budget system...Second work-coord meeting on Printing and Publishing Industry Bill held...Hospital provides free health care to monks, nuns in Nay Pyi Taw...World Bank disburses US$100 million to improve Ayeyawady River basin...Meiktila’s people get gravel road for rural transport...Brokers association donates cash to funds of social organizations...A Brief Rakhine History with Special References to Traditional Chronicles...Pre-monsoon sesame plantation thriving in Pwintbyu Tsp...e-Library helps raise reading habit of people...Knowledge about anti-human trafficking shared to locals...Skilled workers repair power line for electrification...Project duties assigned to township officials...Loans disbursed to shop owners of Toungoo Myoma Market...Farming rights certificates issued in Loilem...Myanmar youth, Lao Toyota at 2-2 draw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MWEA members to attend ASEAN Youth Elites course in China...Specialists from IJN, YCH perform free operations on seven pediatric heart patients...World Bank disburses US$100 million to improve Ayeyawady River basin....."PERSPECTIVES": "Property boom interrelates with land grabbing" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 17 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 17 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Community Driven Development Projects underway with $80 million World Bank grant...DCA extends tender offer for 30 domestic airports...Cooperation sought between Election Commission and social organizations...Vice-President of NPC holds talks with Deputy Speaker of Lower House...The definition of ASEAN Logo for 2014...Lashio blasts cause some damages, but no injuries...Survey shows 7 pc boom in Myanmar automobile market in six years...Donors for renovation and medical supplies honoured...Yadana Lake at Maha Ratthabhisamaggi Pagoda in Land of Unity to be renovated...Volunteer university students in literacy campaign honoured in Kawthoung...IPRD’s mini book corners raise public reading habits...Myanma Insurance clarifies services for travellers...Authorities fulfill requirements of locals in Meiktila...Stone inscription works on high demand in Pakokku...District Election Subcommission chairman submits resignation...Village committees formed for green village project...A Brief Rakhine History with Special References to Traditional Chronicles...Longlasting old capital Inwa, Part I Chequered career of Inwa...Longlasting old capital Inwa, Part I Chequered career of Inwa.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: World Bank’s senior economist discusses poverty alleviation plan...President meets Vice-Chairperson of NPC of China...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets WB delegates...President U Thein Sein felicitates Norwegian King, PM...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Chinese delegation...Union FM felicitates Norwegian counterpart...Upper House Speaker leaves for New Zealand...Union FM felicitates Norwegian counterpart...Myanmar U-16 to play against Lao Toyota on 17 May...Myanmar national team leaves for Maldives to take part in AFC Challenge Cup....."PERSPECTIVES": "Hunger is a barrier to learning" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 16 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 16 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Disputes between employers and employees in Yangon industrial zones settled...Pre-election preparations and arrangements discussed...Union Rail Transportation Minister vows to work on safer public transport...Literacy is a national concern: President U Thein Sein...Midsummer Night Music Concert held in Nay Pyi Taw...Amendment for constitution discussed...Farmers to get compensation for their farmlands...Residents of Hopin Sub-Township to get rural bridge soon...Green project to uplift living standard of rural people...Human Rights Dialogues to be held in Nay Pyi Taw...Water pouring ritual held at Bo tree in Hlinethaya Tsp...Kyaukpadaung Tsp to open more fire stations...Newly-sunk lakes, tube-wells improve water supply in Mandalay Region...School buildings damaged in storm in Hopin Sub-Township...Myanmar Journalists Association to hold legal affairs talks on May 17.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: The Swiss Ambassador to Myanmar in an interview to The New Light of Myanmar Daily...New aircraft delivered for Shwe Myanmar Airlines...SWRR Minister discusses Myanmar’s plan for youths at the World Conference on Youth 2014...Myanmar, Japan sign grant agreement on project for human resources development scholarship...Development programmes for Rakhine State, internal peace making process discussed with French Ambassador...Ministry of Rail Transportation and JICA discuss Yangon urban transport plan...Fortifying our time tested values and traditions....."PERSPECTIVES": "Consumers, beware of artificially coloured foods" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.0MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 15 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Myanmar National Commission for UNESCO to undergo reforms...Families of 14 people who died in bus crash to receive K 4.5 million each in compensation...Laws unbeneficial to Myanmar must be amended or abolished: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Yazamin Bus Line banned from resuming Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw-Yangon route after fatal bus crash...Rice offering ceremonies held in Yamethin Tsp on Fullmoon Day...66th World Red Cross Day celebrated in Lewe...Rural people in Kyaukpadaung Tsp get new bridge...Solar panels installed at rural housings free of charge for electrification...Summer paddy thriving in Dabayin Tsp but farmers worries about pests...Myanmar, Malaysia discuss labour rights for Myanmar workers in Malaysia...H & T Minister urges for development of tourism industry...The PEARL Strategy of Success...Umbrella hoisted atop pagoda in Namsang, Shan State...Yamethin township officials plan to dredge moat...Basic Education School to open in Thaton Township...Tea shops crowded with free WiFi users in Thazi Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Israeli Ambassador meets Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister, donates books to libraries of region...U Zaw Myint appointed as Ambassador to Nepal...U Min Thein Zan, U Paw Lwin Sein concurrently accredited to Maldives, Croatia....."PERSPECTIVES": "Is the apartment boom in Yangon a curse?" By Myint Win Thein...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 14 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UPWC, KIO agree to form conflict mediation team as part of first phase of implementing joint monitoring mechanism...Census data come under close scrutiny for registration...Kalay to promise 24-hour power supply to dwellers...Mohnyin hospital offers care, treatment for HIV/AIDS patients...Buffalo-like creature killed after attacking residents...101-year-old Debayin woman shares keys to living a long life...Rural people, urban residents enjoy water facilities in Ngazun Township...Vice-President inspects disaster management preparedness programmes in delta areas...Arts and Crafts Exhibition packed with visitors...Myanmar medical doctors provide free medical treatments in Tachilek...Job cum trade fair in biggest industrial city...Fifth All Order Sangha Meeting ends successfully...Fullmoon day of Kason...Three Myanmar students to win $5500 opportunity to train under Manchester United Football Programme..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN vows to transform the bloc into “Truly people-oriented ASEAN”...Myanmar, Thai wellwishers offer alms to monks....."PERSPECTIVES": "Mutual Mistrust Mires Myanmar in the Misery" By Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Agreeing to differ, Modus Vivendi and Peaceful Co-existence" By Kin Mg Oo...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 13 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President returns unused lands to farmers...Union Peace-Making Work Committee holds talks with townselders, national race representatives, leaders of christian association, political parties...Union ministers meet Mandalay’s CSOs...Comic exhibition on life of Buddha opens at Shwedagon Pagoda...Relief aid for disaster victims in Myingyan...Kinda spillway benefits farmlands in Myittha Tsp...Fifth All Gana Sangha Meeting erases rumour of disunity among Myanmar’s monks, Union Religious Affairs minister says...Tigress gives birth two cubs in Nay Pyi Taw...Yan Myo Aye secures champion in Myanmar Golf Tournament...New school building handed over to BEPS in Nyaunglebin Tsp...First literary talks given in Kyondoe...Chicken price rises but poultry dead rate high in overheated temperature...Damaged transformer repaired in Thingangyun Tsp...Brokerage donates rice, edible oil to workers in Magway...Literary campaign gaining momentum in Natmauk Tsp...Mini book corners, set top boxes provided in Kyaukpadaung...Scholarship and academic matters for pharmacists discussed...Light truck hits lamp-post...Income tax, commercial tax clarified to taxpayers in Myawady...150 feet long ladder under construction at Ayeyawady river bank...Qualified youths recruited for SPEI (Mandalay)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN Chairman’s Statement...11th ASEAN leadership concludes...Ground broken for Daewoo Amara Lotte Hotel...OS/OCA regional forum held in Nay Pyi Taw [Olympic Solidarity and Asia Olympic Council]...Myanmar Soccer players to participate in Bayern Youth Cup...Myanmar team leaves for AFC Women’s Asian Cup..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Non-extremism: Peerless advice of the Noble One" By Aung Khin..... ARTICLES: "Smiles on Yangon’s circle air-con train" Byline & Photo:Ye Myint..."The Buddha’s Day, the Fullmoon of the month of Kason" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."Core Values" Kyi Mun..."The Jivitadana Sangha Hospital in Sagaing Hills" By Sayar Mya...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 12 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 May 2014
    Description/subject: EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein urges for collective action to combat climate change in opening speech of 24 th ASEAN Summit...South China Sea issue not the most important topic for ASEAN: DG U Aung Lynn, ASEAN Affairs Department of MOFA...ASEAN leaders call for self-restraint in South China Sea, agree on working towards early conclusion of COC: Nay Pyi Taw Declaration...President gives press conference on upshots of ASEAN Summit...ASEAN first ladies visit gems emporium, handicraft museum...Laotian delegates return home...Myanmar President meets PMs of Vietnam, Singapore...President meets delegates of AIPA, AUF...Press Statement on closing of 24th ASEAN Summit...MOFA releases Press Statement on 24th ASEAN Summit...Nay Pyi Taw Declaration on Realization of the ASEAN Community by 2015 11 May 2014...President U Thein Sein addresses dinner in honour of 11th ASEAN Leaders Forum...ASEAN community building must be the core issue, inaction on COC not an option: Marty Natalegawa...24th ASEAN Summit Retreat Session, 24th ASEAN Summit Plenary Session...ASEAN SUMMIT OPENING CEREMONY, ASEAN LEADERS’ MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF ASEAN INTER- PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY....."PERSPECTIVES": "Impact of climate change may cause new conflicts" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 11 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander-in-Chief on inspection tour of Cocogyun...Basic painting training given to students in Yamethin...Myanmar coaches to work on Chinlone techniques to promote the sport across Asia.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President hosts dinner in honour of heads of state and government of ASEAN...“Myanmar in good position to facilitate dialogue with China” as South China Sea issue dominates agenda of ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting...New Light of Myanmar Volume XXII, Number 20 13 th Waxing of Kason 1376 ME Sunday, 11 May, 2014 MYANMAR’S OLDEST ENGLISH DAILY Union Ministers and European Ambassadors visit Sittway...ASEAN to undertake implementation of DOC and COC, Secretary-General says...Joint Statement of ASEAN foreign ministers on ongoing developments in South China Sea...Myanmar hosts ASEAN Summit for the first time...AIPA meets to prepare for plenary session...Myanmar, Indonesia sign agreement on Visa Exemption on ordinary passport holder...MOFA releases press statement not to convene interface meeting...CB Bank introduces FIFA Visa prepaid card...Children smile with better lips...Japan’s products showcased at show in Mandalay...International conference focuses on ASEAN Community Knowledge Networks for the Economy, Society, Culture and Environmental Stability...China Sea disputes threaten ASEAN unity in Myanmar...ASEAN ministerial meetings held in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar’s industrialization slow as deadline for ASEAN Economic Community approaches: Myanmar economic minister...PRESS CONFERENCE OF FOREIGN MINISTERS AND 11th ASEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING...ASEAN COORDINATING COUNCIL MEETING AND ASEAN FOREIGN MINISTERS’ MEETING ON 10 MAY 2014...11TH ASEAN POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING AND ASEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING....."PERSPECTIVES": "Ten star flowers in 2014 Summit" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 10 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Race and Religion Protection Committee seeks guidance for further steps...Myanmar arts and crafts on high esteem...Parliament speaker meets local people in Kalaw...Regions, States to host Chief Ministers’ Cups...Special fund alloted for dredging lake for water supply...Expired drugs and banned medicines destroyed in Nay Pyi Taw...Confiscated farmlands returned to owners in Nyaunglebin Tsp...Youths turned out as red cross members, scouts in Mingin...Plan to implement Green Village Project in Myingyan District...Mohnyin residents hope for better telephone connection...Thabeikkyin in upper Myanmar sees earthen road linking three villages...World Red Cross Day celebrated in Magway...Advanced tailoring course, basic domestic science course open in Yinmabin Tsp...Clinical legal education summer school opens...Landslide preventive measures taken in eight District IPRD places in Yangon Region...Capacity building training concludes in Mohnyin...Learning, thinking, planning and evaluating teachers...Making Agriculture a Profitable Business in Myanmar.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union ministers, diplomats on tour of Rakhine...Mercedes Benz showroom starts life...Myanmar to stay out of bilateral territorial disputes, role is to act within ASEAN context: Myanmar SOM leader...ADB, Japan to assist Myanmar’s water and sanitation works...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets UN Resident Representative, Singaporean Ambassador...AIPA delegations arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...NPED Union Minister attends OECD meeting in Paris...UNDP gives Supreme Court of Union IT devices...23rd World Economic Forum on East-Asia on 21-23 May...Plans to upgrade roads between Myanmar, India discussed...6th Myanmar mobile fair opens on 9-11 May...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends dinner hosted by Austrian guests....."PERSPECTIVES": "Not too late to conserve Myanmar forests" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 9 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:RAINDROPS FALLING DOWN ON STRAND ROAD, YANGON!...Myanmar Gazette...Sino-ASEAN relations to become closer, Chinese ambassador says...Myanmar Golf Tour continues third round...Political parties urged to work together as friends...Hlinethaya people try to overcome shortage of water...KhinU residents get easy access to mini book corners...Rural area of Tatkon Tsp get inter-village road, two bridges...Aphyauk of Taikkyi Tsp urgently needs prevention against landslides...New transformer supplies electricity to residents...Myanmar spelling and pronunciation are being corrupted: intentionally or unintentionally?...Retaining walls built to prevent bank erosion in Kalay Tsp...Squalls fell trees down in Amarapura, Pyigyidagun townships...Two speed boats start journeys bringing...Free potable water for locals in Dala.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 8th Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN discusses external relations ahead of summit...ASEAN Summit to focus on ASEAN Community setup, ASEAN Vision...A & I Ministry prepares to host 36th AMAF...Deported journalist found holding business visa...Myanmar national team leaves for Thailand to compete in tune-up matches...Myanmar, US exchange views on national reconciliation...Commander-in-Chief holds talks with US delegates...Austrian guests meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, UMFCCI President...Union FM, US delegates meet...Myanmar-Laos bridge reflects friendly relations....."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar on the move" By Myitzu Dwe...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 8 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preliminary results of census to be published in August with near complete coverage...New tax rates come into force in 2014-15 FY...Solo cyclist arrives in Gangaw...Tractors, power-tillers used in ploughing for cultivation...Region minister meets onion growers in Myingyan Tsp...Plan to settle new school in Meiktila...Dhamma School foundation produces trainers...Artists visit Agricultural Mechanization Training School in Meiktila...Ships to suspend trips in Yangon River...Vice-President on tour of northern Shan State...Over 6,000 acres of farmland returned to former owners...National Parliament set to resume on 28 May...MMCWA holds 24th annual general meeting...The Fifth Congregation of the Sangha of All Orders of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Buddhist culture course given to students in Magway...Preventive measures taken against landslides, erosion in Ayeyawady River...Citizen leadership and capacity development training conducted...Sagaing Region loses over K190 million in fire in decade...Daily newspapers distributed to 50 villages of Singaing Tsp...Gambling declines in Kayin State.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Massive foreign investment creates over 90,000 jobs for Myanmar workers...Myanmar, Austria discuss bilateral cooperation in energy sector...Mongolian Foreign Affairs delegation visits Myanmar to discuss cooperation...Myanmar migrant workers affairs discussed in Thailand....."PERSPECTIVES": "Change, the name of the game" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 7 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Peace Centre hosts 88 Generation Peace and Open Society, KNU delegation...Ground lease for Thilawa SEZ’s class A development area has started as land grading nearly completed...Parliament set to resume on 28 May...Union S & T minister attends meeting for vocational education...Yan Myo Aye, Zaw Zaw Latt leading in Myanmar Golf Tour (Yangon)...Vice-President Dr. Sai Mauk Kham inspects rural development programmes in northern Shan State...Automotive Products Working Group meets...Vice-President U Nyan Tun discusses development of SMEs...Squall destroys houses, trees in NyaungU Township...New trainees recruited for Combined Sports and Education School of SPEI (Mandalay)...Youths of Thanlyin donate drinking water to rural people...SIM cards distributed to locals in South Dagon Tsp...MFB urged to reduce number of fires and losses...95th birthday of renowned Myanmar writer Dagon Tayar to be held on 10 May...Private media announes literary award winners...Alms donated to monks and nuns in Bago Region.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN to make uniform aviation laws, rules and regulations for ASEAN Single Aviation Market...Myanmar, Japan to promote rail, road transport sectors...President oversees ASEAN Summit preparations...China, Myanmar pledge to boost military cooperation...Fire brigade day marked in Magway...Software Engineering Laboratory donated to YUCS....."PERSPECTIVES": "How to form a good character" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 6 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition on 12-14 May...GAD staff, civilian abducted by KIA...MPT to sell new stamps to mark ASEAN chairmanship of Myanmar...Moderate earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Low-cost housing project under implementation in Myitkyina...Pyawbwe residents enjoy sufficient water from newly built dams, lakes...Farmers demand compensation for croplands where natural gas pipeline passes...Giant fish Lates calcarifer fetches high price in market...Media accreditation cards to be issued on 9 May...Senior General urges BGF members to keep alive genuine patriotism...Vice-President flies to northern Shan State...Myanmar beauty stars to perform traditional dance...Mandalarians hold tug-of-war in traditional belief anticipating rain showers...Public digital library services to serve readers with publications...Govt newspapers start early home delivery in Thaton, Mon State...Letkhokkon beach to contribute to tourism industry development...Maintenance of retaining walls completed in Myinmu...Myanmar national team held 1-1 draw with Ayeyawady United.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar immigration, Interpol enhance security cooperation prior to ASEAN Summit...Farmers demand compensation for croplands where natural gas pipeline passes...President U Thein Sein felicitates President of the State of Israel...Media registration for ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting...Union FM sends felicitations to Israeli counterpart...Free Medical Service for Eye Patients....."PERSPECTIVES": "Human resources key to prosperity of State" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 5 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MJA to offer journalism courses...Journalists Association discusses ‘no unreasonable action against media'...Scorching heat causes shortage of water sources in Yangon suburban areas...Knowledge refreshed for clerks of courts...Residents hope new road for better transport...Market demand higher for air-conditioners, air-coolers, fans...Knowledge about animal health, anti-human trafficking shared...MPs visit projects in Mohnyin...Dredging lake to store large volume of water in Bogale...Nyaunglebin Tsp needs upgrading of wooden bridge before raining season...Comander-in-Chief meets scouts in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Border Affairs Minister oversees regional development in Sittway...Ayeyawady delta sees projects for mangrove forest rehabilitation...Erosion causes landslides in Taikkyi Tsp...Residents hope electrification for market road in Sagaing...Fire engulfs materials on board motorized boats in Myeik...Rural roads commissioned into service in Taikkyi Tsp...Illiterates in Budalin Township become literates...Pegu, an urban and commercial centre in Mon-Myanmar Kingdoms (Part IV).....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Dy Education Minister arrives back from US...BMW group contributes 70 units of BMW limousines for ASEAN leaders, delegates...Ooredoo and Rocket Internet Partner to develop online businesses in Asia...ASEAN-plus-3 agree to boost cooperation to strengthen Asian bond markets....."PERSPECTIVES": "Tribute to the bravery of firefighters" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 4 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Information Minister’s World Press Freedom Day speech highlights need for ‘free and pluralistic media’...Mankind settled in Myanmar for over forty million years, researcher says...Storm expected in southern Bay of Bengal in 2nd week of May might turn into cyclone: weather expert...Four tube-wells give potable water to villagers in Kyaukpadaung Tsp...Freshwater fish farms in Mandalay region up for bidding...Potable water distribution in needy places...Broken bridge in Magway affects 5,000 villagers...Confiscated goods handed over to Department of Customs in Ahlon Tsp...Yazagyo multi-purpose dam project expected to be completed in 2014-15 FY...Outstanding monks and citizens honoured...Excellence award winners share experience with outstanding youths...Union Ministers discuss handover of state-owned land...Residents enjoy for getting repaved roads...Activities hail 68th Anniversary Myanmar Fire Brigade Day...Health workers honoured for their efforts in polio eradication campaign...Firefighters in Sagaing practice emergency situation...Dental university students on field trip of sharing dental knowledge to villagers...Yangon’s evolving skate scene needs support and a safe place to skate: Myanmar Skate Association.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 2014 ASEAN Business and Investment Summit to be held in November....."PERSPECTIVES": "Press freedom should not just be lip service" By Soe Tint...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 3 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UNICEF and gov’t officials discuss family separations, child abuse...Increased patient-to-staff ratio sparks misconception in healthcare delivery...PyinOoLwin scout’s camp closed...President’s excellent award presentation ceremony to broadcast live on 3 May...Regional chief minister’s cup sports competitions to start in June...U Nyan Tun calls poverty reduction unsustainable without rural development...Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann wraps up tour in Rakhine State...Myanmar scout troop visits Maha Muni Buddha Image in Mandalay...Buddhist culture course in Pa-O language attracts monks, youths...Local residents in Monywa want DAC to collect rubbish in every street...Arid Magway villages face severe water shortages as drought worsens...Novitiation depicts Myanmar’s fine tradition...Meiktila turns to more mechanized farming...Zeedaw villagers receive healthcare services...Price of river fish goes up due to high demand...Waterway maintenance underway along Upok Creek in Kalay Township...Myeik Tsp provides solar panels to rural people...Forum for rural development programmes held in delta area...Farmers in Nargis-hit areas preparing for another major monsoon-season storm.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union FM felicitates Polish counterpart...Myanmar, Norway tie for environmental conservation....."PERSPECTIVE": "Income not enough to cover living costs for residents in urban areas" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 2 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cyclone Nargis inflicts pain long after it hit...Workers gather in Yangon for 2014 May Day...Outstanding students take field trip around Shan State...Media registration for 12th ASEAN Information Ministers’ Meeting...Healthcare provided to over 8,000 patients in Rakhine State...Myanmar’s trade deficit in FY2013 hits US$ 2,555.54 million...President to invite scouts to Nay Pyi Taw...Union Parliament Speaker meets locals in Rakhine...Mandalay industrialists briefed on electricity price hike...More mini book corners added in Tatkon Tsp...Nearly all workers in dispute with Tawwin Wood Finished Products Factory compensated...Myanma Railways celebrates 137th Anniversary...Meiktila residents complain about district official’s lack of transparency on Thingyan finances...New insurance programme to aims to reduce losses after traffic accidents...Traffic police given green light to wear sunglasses...Workshop on interfaith friendship and peaceful coexistence among religious groups held in Meiktila...Ruling party yet to decide whether it will compete for all vacant constituencies...Malaria course conducted in Mohnyin...Traffic lights installed in Wundwin Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar-China friendship table tennis tourney kicks off...Awards presented to outstanding young Red Cross volunteers...Myanmar one of the most difficult countries to do business in: World Bank....."PERSPECTIVE": "Better to be yourself" By Kyaw Thura...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 1 May, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 May 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Dala limits water fetching time as Thingyan Lake level falls...Success of the reforms we are currently undertaking depends on citizens respecting the rule of law, and cooperating with the government...Be ready for disaster management programmes, vice-president urges...National Parliament Speaker attends stakedriving ceremony for Yamethin Technological University...Union Parliament Speaker on tour of Gwa Township, Rakhine State...Villagers in Sagaing take clerical test for general administration dept...Timely rain benefits summer paddy in KhinU Township...Emphasis put on fire prevention in Mohnyin...Licenses for trishaws to be renewed by 31 July in Yangon...Myanmar traditional dance trainer course concludes in Thaton Tsp...Myainggyingu Special Region provided with solar panel, road, bridge and water...Ambulance donated to 40-bed Station Hospital in Sagaing...Sagaing Township to raise water rates...Nahtaungya canal dredging project begins in Magway Region...Road under construction to connect villages on eastern bank of Chindwin River...Primary School teacher course underway in Chin State to improve education...Talks on sustainable nursing given in Dawei...Storms lift roofs, topple trees and lampposts in Singaing Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: More effort needed to erase perceptions of aid bias in Rakhine State, UNICEF rep says...Myanmar, Russia to cooperate in sports, culture and technology...Myanmar, Japan exchange views on judicial affairs...Information Ministry to recommend introduction of one-month multiple entry visas for foreign correspondents...UN Secretary-General’s Partnership Group on Myanmar meeting discusses violence in Rakhine State, nat’l reconciliation...Myanmar, Thai authorities exchange views at border committee meeting....."PERSPECTIVE": "Increase in migration and human trafficking needs to be tackled" By Aung Khin...Nay Pyi Taw FC defeats Singapore Lions XII 1-0 in friendly match...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 30 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 30 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Activists demand release of jailed reporter, some who under arrest...Union Parliament Speaker discusses ownership disputes in delta region...Nay Pyi Taw hosts 2014 ICMCI Asia-Pacific Hub Meeting...National Parliament Speaker visits monastic school in Kayah State...President’s excellence awards presentation ceremony planned...Nearly 500 scouts take oath in PyinOoLwin...Healthcare reform needed to improve Myanmar health standards...President U Thein Sein’s radio message to broadcast on 1, 2 May...2014 tax law and amendments explained in Mandalay...Nursing trainees get their uniforms in Mandalay...Villager injured in mine blast in Kayin State...Shwe Mandalar Expo 2014 commodity exhibition to be held on 1-4 May...Firemen donate blood to mark 68th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day...Anti-Myitsone Dam activists arrive in Mohnyin...More than 100 people receive free dental care in southern Myanmar...High-speed vessels to operate on Myeik-Kyunsu route...Man, cows die in electric wire mishap...Planning and Investment Subcommittee of the Union Government (Delivery Unit) meets local people...Squall, hail stones hit Sagaing, no one injured...Rubber farm workers in Dawei get medical treatment...Number of tricycle taxies on increase in Tatkon Tsp...Mini book corners opened for residents in Ottarathiri Tsp...Female-dominated Noble Profession in Myanmar & A Teacher Is Many Things...Taekwondo dancing competitions at Thuwana Stadium.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Obama stresses importance of youth joining in US-ASEAN cooperation...President holds talks with New Zealand ambassador, Japanese guests...Senior Myanmar, Yunnan officials discuss trade...Myanmar, Japan eye closer cooperation on infrastructure development...Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw FC to play friendlies against Singapore Lions XII....."PERSPECTIVE": "At the end of US President’s Asia trip" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar"Tuesday 29 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 29 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Weather expert warns people in northern Myanmar of flash floods and landslides as “Norwester” approaches...Traders Hotel re-branded as Sule Shangri-La...Tax laws explained in Taunggyi...Fire prevention measures taken at Thiri Yadana Myoma Market...Traffic congestions cause major problems for commuters in Yangon...Fire breaks out at oil field in Thayet Township...National Parliament speaker gives assistance to locals in eastern Myanmar state...Ethnic groups invited to Nay Pyi Taw to learn about farming...Monks recite Abhidhamma treatises...Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs’ Association to meet on 9 May...Mango Show, Contest and Paper-reading Session to be held from 10-12 May...Library opens in rural Nyaunglebin Tsp...Meals offered to monks dedicated to late journalist U Win Tin...Most outstanding students to get opportunity for further learning at foreign universities...Stimulant tablets seized in Meiktila...Recreation camp for outstanding students opens...Rakhine National Conference kicks off in Kyaukpyu...Female-dominated Noble Profession in Myanmar & A Teacher Is Many Things...Myanmar youths sweep four more gold in Youth Athletics Championships.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar squad qualifies in Sitting Volleyball...Indian navy to hold concert at the National Theatre in Yangon...Thai monks and novices visit Kawthoung town...Myanmar and China’s Yunnan Province eye closer economic cooperation...Problems in Rakhine State have impact beyond the state itself...Japan’s Miyazaki University to cooperate with departments under Health Ministry...Japan grants three projects worth US$ 57.9 million....."PERSPECTIVE": "Myanmar journalists eager to improve skills to break away from traditional media industry" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 28 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 28 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President opens 9th SEA Youth Athletics Championships...Cyanide banned for use in gold panning until amendment of rules, regulations...MNSC Chairman’s Cup National Hockey League-2014 to start on 3 May...Magway Region hosts interfaith dialogue for peace, unity...‘Facts for life’ course attracts 202 trainee teachers...Villages around Indawgyi Lake to get power soon...Fibre-optic cables linking Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay damaged...Parliament focuses on legislative work, national unity and reconciliation...Taekwondo training gymnasium coming for new generations...Union Information Minister witnesses DVB-T2 set top box distribution...Confiscated farmlands come back to owners...Mandalay residents to get electricity at full capacity soon...Motorbike taxi stolen, driver stabbed in Insein Tsp...Kanmye Village in Taungtha Tsp reaping fruits of development...Local ships in Yangon regularly running on schedule...High jaggery prices raise income of toddy palm farm workers...Fire from overheated regulator engulfs 24 houses...Bagaya Monastery in Amarapura Tsp attracts globetrotters...Motorbike licences issued in Nyaunglebin through one-stop service...One million fingerlings to be released into Inlay Lake...Pyu Township People’s Hospital helps people enjoy better healthcare...Fire from overheated regulator engulfs 24 houses...Firefighters, trucks ready to act...Fire from overheated regulator engulfs 24 houses...THE HEAVEN BORN...Nay Pyi Taw Zoological Garden is helping the animals beat the summer heat...Hands on the Move...Myanmar athletes win three gold on first day of IX SEA Youth Athletics Championships.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy information minister attends Beijing International Film Festival...Most Myanmar people working in Thailand have returned to their jobs after visiting home for New Year...Market festival further strengthens ties between Myanmar and Thailand...Myanmar athletes win three gold on first day of IX SEA Youth Athletics Championships....."PERSPECTIVE": "Take opportunities to attract foreign investments" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 27 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 27 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Inscriptions depicting three repositories of Buddhist scriptures in Gon Shan language to be set up at Tachilek Shwedagon Pagoda...Summer crops thrive in Sagaing Region...Water, water everywhere around Pyu...Myanmar prepares for Presidential Scholarship Programme...Shan State must establish synergy through cooperative interactions among racial groups, vice-president says...Ministry of Finance clarifies 2014 Union Budget Law and Taxation Law...Yangon looks to upgrade 1,500-bed Yangon General Hospital...Umbrella hoisting ceremony to be held in Hispaw Tsp...Self-reliant library kept open in Thazi Tsp...Mobile library brings reading materials to public...Road construction completed in Meiktila Tsp...Five mini book corners added in Ahlon Tsp...Adopt rather than buy - happy ending for one of Myanmar’s street dogs...Pegu, an urban and commercial centre in Mon-Myanmar Kingdoms Part III.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Eight Chinese carrying small arms nabbed in Sagaing Region...Investment in Yangon Railway Station Complex Project to reach US$2-2.5 bilion...IMF, multilateral agencies agree to promote assistance to Myanmar’s financial sector development...Chinese spurring demand for Myanmar cucumbers...President U Thein Sein felicitates South African counterpart....."PERSPECTIVES": "Substandard foods are threatening the future of Myanmar’s new generation" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 26 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 26 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Class A Project of Thilawa Special Economic Zone to run in mid-2015...People’s militia leader shot dead by motorbike gunmen in Kyaukme...National race affairs ministers now officially part of regional governments...President to congratulate outstanding youths in May...Non-stop Pahtana recitation ceremony ongoing in South Dagon Tsp...Slight earthquake jolts inside Myanmar...Vice-President attends meeting on organizing 5th Buddhist monk assembly...Union Parliament Speaker tours Thaton, Mawlamyine in Mon State...Displaced villagers from Thameegalay get aid from the government...Mawlamyine-Dawei-Kawthoung road construction discussed...Ceremony to honour former champion athletes to be held in May...Special Course for primary school teachers in Sittway...Researchers grow watermelon in moulds...Drainage repairs being carried out in South Dagon Tsp.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Draw for AFC U-19 championship competition held in Yangon...C-in-C meets with ASEAN delegates...Myanmar, JICA to boost cooperation in agricultural development...Myanmar, Japan ink MoU on three grant agreements...Japan, US affirm commitment to development of ASEAN...Myanmar’s illegal drugs are now a threat at home as well as abroad....."PERSPECTIVES": "Soaring property prices a hurdle for potential foreign investors" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 25 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 25 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: More than 6,000 Bengali families in Rakhine State participate in census...Villagers from Thameegalay Village resettled in new housing...Union Parliament speaker prefers constitutional amendment to new one...H&T Ministry, JICA hold talks on tourism development in Bagan...Contact persons for camps of outstanding youths...Camp for outstanding young RCS members open...Mobile library brings reading materials to traffic police...Traffic accidents, illegal bus stops rising in Insein Tsp...Agricultural talks given in Nay Pyi Taw...Planning duty assigned to township officials in Kalay District...Fire fighting skills demonstrated in Nay Pyi Taw...Connecting road to be constructed in Pobbathiri Tsp...Cooking oil refiners say illegal imports of edible oils are damaging their businesses...Discussion on ‘Hate Speech’ held in Yangon...Social Welfare Association in Mohnyin receives hearse and ambulance...Ayeyawady Region gov’t gives scholarships to university students...Myanmar to step up efforts to fight narcotic drugs...Kan Ya Min bus line to extend Shwebo- Monywa route...More than 1,000 acres of confiscated farmland returned to owners in Budalin...Undertakings of Great Hawkham Public Co Ltd clarified in Muse...Yadana Win bus line association to extend number of small vehicles.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Goodwill Visit of Three Indian Navy Ships to Myanmar from 27 to 30 April...Media need to register for ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Meeting...Media registration for XXIV ASEAN Summit....."PERSPECTIVES": "Heat and the danger of paralysis" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1,3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 24 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Govt to spend K12 billion on maintenance of Ayeyawady, INSIDE Chindwin rivers...Tens of thousands mourn death of co-founder of NLD and veteran journalist U Win Tin...Establishment of society based on rule of law imperative...People-centred programmes crucial for national development: Union minister...Great strides needed to establish markets for Myanmar’s jade and gems in the country...Myanmar must invest in youth to ensure human resources development: Vice-President...Preparation for President’s Excellent Award ceremony held...Flower yields increasing in Mandalay...Mandalay’s famous U Bein Bridge in Amarapura is undergoing preservation work...Pilgrims flock to holy sites in Mandalay’s mountain to escape heat...Central Myanmar town installs four digital traffic lights...Many large fish dead in Myitta Lake of Sagaing Tsp...Real estate prices moving higher in Mandalay...Natogyi, Taungtha residents get new tube-wells, repaired reservoir...Annual meeting on monetary services of cooperative societies held in Kyaukpadaung Tsp...Road upgraded in Pyapon Tsp.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Home Affairs Minister meets UNODC representative...Deputy FM, CEO Kantana and JK Consulting Management sign sponsorship management operator agreement for ASEAN Summit...Myanmar football team trained for 2014 AFC Challenge Cup...US archaeologists to renovate Myanmar historic monastery in Mandalay....."PERSPECTIVES": "Global warming and renewable energy in Myanmar" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 23 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MR to implement comprehensive development for Yangon Central Railway Station Complex...Union Parliament Speaker urges finalising law amendments...2014 Nationwide Census covers nearly 11 million households...Public remonstration...Union Sports Minister opens training course for table tennis referees...Central Myanmar town organizes development committee...Strong winds, hail hit Magway...Chin State focuses on local development...Noviation ceremony in Mandalay celebrated with Pathein umbrellas...Outstanding Chin State students to be awarded study stipends...Daily teachers in eastern Shan State to get training...Pegu, an urban and commercial centre in Mon-Myanmar Kingdoms Part–II...Villagers of Magway Township to enjoy safe water in summer...Quality control keeps Myingyan slippers popular...Kalay people pay respects to aged...Alaungdaw Kathapa Cave will be closed to pilgrimages for the rainy season...Stipend recipients meet donors in Sagaing...Rural people prepare to roof houses with ‘In’ leaves.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UN agencies, INGOs getting back to work in Rakhine State....."PERSPECTIVES": "Income inequality impacts economic growth" By Aung Khin...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 22 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: DMH urges people to be on alert for pre-monsoon dangers posed by thunderclouds...Incidents, including on the road up, death toll lower during this year’s Thingyan Festival...Co-founder of National League for Democracy U Win Tin dies at 85...People in Thabaung Village-tract get benefits from newly opened bridge...Zeyawady old city’s walls under threat from extended sugarcane cultivation...Union A&I Minister urges ‘organic farming’...Myanmar Golf Tournament to hold second leg in May...Hydropower project in Rakhine State inspected...Locals urged to maintain lakes, tube-wells...Lisu internally displaced persons in northern Shan State receive humanitarian aid...2nd Myanmar traditional bullock cart contest thrills in Yangon...18 villages in Mohnyin to soon get electrification...Locals thank authorities for construction of road and bridge in Twantay Tsp...Road construction completed in Magway Region...Ceremonies of obeisance to the aged and fish-releasing in Kayin State...Sales are blazing as scorching heat increases demand for Sagaing’s toddy-palm chairs...Training courses help lift education standards for Pa-O youths...Regional chief minister visits 3 Rs classes in Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: World Bank Group accelerates rapidly growing program for Myanmar....."PERSPECTIVES": "Growing pains for Myanmar" By Asher Gould...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15-21 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 April 2014
    Description/subject: No issues were published over this period on account of the Water Festival
    Date of entry/update: 29 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Voice of youth performers of national people...NLM moving to Yangon, no publication from April 15-21...Shwe natural gas project creates job opportunities for locals....Nay Pyi Taw Maha Thingyan Central Pandal opens...New Year water festival kicks off in Lashio...Yangon Region Government’s Maha Thingyan Pandal opens...Strong winds leave three dead, three injured on Yangon-Pyay Highway...YeU rural dwellers start to consume electricity...Self-reliant bridge inaugurated in Phaungpyin Tsp...Sky Net receivers provided to two villages in Pinlebu...Maukmai residents to get potable water soon...Children served with rice and chicken curry in Ngazun...Sanitation tasks carried out in Phaungpyin...Kyaukpadaung dwellers enjoy safe and adequate drinking water...The Game of Business...Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!...Sons of servicemen novitiated at local battalion in Kawthoung...108 boys initiated into novice...Thaphanseik River Water Pumping Station benefits cultivation of crops in Magway...Low-income dwellers get set top boxes in Chanmyathazi Township...Preventive measures against Sittoung River bank taken in Toungoo...Youths pay respects to the aged...Strong winds hit Myingyan Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar gas export to China hits over 1 Bcm: reports...Union Foreign Affairs Minister, diplomats enjoy water festival...Union Parliament Speaker visits Mongolia tourist attractions...Tourists enjoy Satuditha in Yangon on Thingyan Akyo Day....."PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of thunderstrikes." ...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 13 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 April 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: To be able to enjoy Thingyan holiday happily and peacefully, this is the time for us to showcase cultural habits through sympathy based on national unity, balance, negotiation and society’s prominent brethren relationship to each other...IMF’s growth rate forecast brightens economic outlook for Myanmar in 2014...Gov’t committed to providing sufficient health care to rural population...NLM moving to Yangon, no publication from April 15-21...President Office Minister opens new school building, inspects regional development tasks...Myanmar to implement people-centered development plan in fifteen townships...12 dead, 4 injured after passenger bus, car collides, engulfed in flames...Recruitment notice for post of AIBD programme manager...Gov’t committed to providing sufficient health care to rural population...UN agencies, INGOs emphasize further cooperation in health care service in Rakhine State...Relief supplies go to victims in Thantlang Tsp...Vocational training course concludes in Hpa-an...Fire victims in Mongphyat Tsp get relief supplies...Summer course on drawing cartoon, paintings concludes in Toungoo...35 Myanmar citizens handed over at No (1) Friendship Bridge in Tachilek...Hail stones hit Magway Township...Prevention against erosion needs for bridge before monsoon...Census participants honoured in Mongphyat...Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!...Pyapon gets repaved street...Supplies for natural disaster management provided in Ayeyawady Region...Farmland compensation presented to farmers in Myothit Township...Union Election Commission, Sub-commission hold meeting...Cash donated to fund of Monywa Traditional Medicine Hospital...Bamboo products, reliable livelihoods of people in Saw Township...Duty assigned for achievement of annual plans...Meiktila traffic police to seize undisciplined motorbikes.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: IMF’s growth rate forecast brightens economic outlook for Myanmar in 2014......Union Parliament Speaker vows Myanmar-Sino ties....."PERSPECTIVE": "Film tourism".....ARTICLE: Customer Service...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (917K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (896K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (917K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 April, 2014, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 7 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 6 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 5 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 4 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 3 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 2 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 1 April, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 April 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (515K)
    Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 31 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 31 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 30 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 30 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 29 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 29 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 28 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 27 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (879K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 26 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 25 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (841K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 21 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 20 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 March. 2014
    Date of publication: 19 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (915K)
    Date of entry/update: 20 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 18 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 17 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 17 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 16 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 16 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 15 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (968K)
    Date of entry/update: 11 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 March 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 March 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Press Release of Ministry of Health.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Development of agricultural sector rests on quality seeds production: President...Cultivation of culture of rule of law is extremely important for future democratic growth of Myanmar" - The following is the full text of the speech delivered by President U Thein Sein through radio grammes to the entire people on 1 March...Only census could provide amounts of data needed for development of the country...Prevention of girls against violence talked...Mobile library introduced...Cash donation for renovation of Hsandawshin Pagoda...Child care centre opened...One stop service given for issuance of licences to motorcycles... Bogyoke Aung San Market,Yangon - Zegyo Market, Mandalay - Five Days’ Markets of the Shan State...Agreement signed to launch worker’s remittance to their families through mobile money system...Private sector’s effective participation in upgrading education sector...Sandpaintings, expression of cultural heritages of Bagan...Prize awarded to outstanding students...Rural roads stretching in Thantlang Township...Light fire engines handed over...Solar power introduced in Singaing Township...Workshop on development of libraries in Toungoo District...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets delegates from Wa Special Region-2, Mongla Special Region-4...President calls for establishment of fruit & vegetables wholesale markets..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 2nd Preparatory meeting for 3rd BIMSTEC Summit, related meetings held...Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister arrives Yangon...Globetrotters take interests in Bagaya Monastery in ancient Inwa City... AEM Retreat sets priorities for ASEAN economic integration..... OPINION AND ARTICLE: "Association and democracy"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 March, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 March 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Announcement on 2014 nation-wide census-taking process...Announcement of Central Census Committee.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: The Report Myanmar-2014 officially launched...Disaster Risk Management Capacity Enhancement Course opened...Quality paddy plantation harvested on model plot in Pyapon Tsp...Sugarcane plants harvested in Singu Township...People join tasks to build transformer for more supply of electricity...Mawlamyine University Open Football Tournament wraps up...Fire preventive measures discussed...Teachership diploma course conferred...Officials on field trips of boosting paddy production...Runs of cable car on uphill road to Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda coordinated... Taxi hits traffic barrier...Government sees no need to modify currently-used Myanmar Calendar...President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...17 President’s Excellent Awards nominated for second time... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina...President U Thein Sein meets WWF delegation...Vice-Senior General Soe Win receives US Ambassador...Japan’s grant aid for school buildings in Myanmar...International Conference on Prospects of ASEAN Korea Relations concludes.....PERSPECTIVE: "Microfinance to be typical tool for the poor people".....ARTICLE: "Toward zero discrimination" - Aung Khing Phyo.....
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 28 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 27 February 2014
    Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw puts petition for enacting laws to safeguard nationality, religion on record.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Marine resources to become invaluable treasury for the nation...Pre-primary students join dances, intellectual contest...MLA sets up Sagaing Region Libraries Foundation...Inmates under training for production at Meiktila Jail...Anti-Human Trafficking Talks given...Myanma Railways arranges special coaches for passengers...Mobile Application Academy Game for students held...Knowledge about nation-wide census taking processes shared in Pyinmana...Union ministries reminded to finish remaining tasks suggested by MPs... Katha District gaining development momentum...Ywapale-Paydawlay inter-village road under construction...Fingerlings released into lake produce over 27500 viss of fish...Clarification made on cooperative monetary service in Saw Township...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw attends National Education Law (draft) meeting, receives FES Chairman...Conservation of national literature and culture discussed...Union Immigration & Population Minister clarifies national census to ethnic organizations..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Transparency, political stability contribute to tourism boom in Myanmar...ASEAN+3 exchange information on financial, economic cooperation...Export Import Business Introduction Course (Mandalay) opens..... PERSPECTIVES: "Milestone".....ARTICLE: "10-year old Pugyi Reservoir alerts conservation due to increasing in urbanized population" - By: Saw Thein Win.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 26 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 March 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 25 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB
    Date of entry/update: 25 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (905K)
    Date of entry/update: 23 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 21 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 20 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 19 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 18 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 17 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 17 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 16 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 16 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 15 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry ..of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3,1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 February, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 February 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 31 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 31 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 February 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 30 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 30 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 29 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 29 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 28 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 28 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB
    Date of entry/update: 31 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 27 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 27 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 26 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 26 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 25 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 25 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 24 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 24 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (882K)
    Date of entry/update: 24 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 23 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 23 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 22 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 22 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 21 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 21 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 20 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 20 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 19 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 19 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 18 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 18 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 17 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (948K)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 16 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 15 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 14 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 13 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 13 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 12 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 12 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 11 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 11 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 10 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 10 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 9 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 09 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 8 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 08 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (892K)
    Date of entry/update: 10 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 7 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 07 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 6 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 06 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 5 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 05 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 4 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 04 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 3 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 03 January 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 2 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 02 January 2014
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Healthy Constitution must be amended from time to time to address national, economic, social needs of society...Illegal timber seized in PyinOoLwin Tsp...IKBZ Insurance Co Ltd opens branch in Shan State (North)..Stimulant tablets worth K 1.2 million seized...Mr & Miss University to be crowned in January...Interfaith Friendship Group pray for Meiktila’s dwellers...Inter-village bridges to improve development of the Kalay Region...Dredging of Chaungchauk Creek under inspection...Four objectives of 66th Anniversary Independence Day...Four objectives of 66 th Anniversary Independence Day...Detour for dwellers of Kalay...Asphalt road commissioned into service in Pakokku...Modern highway bus terminal under construction in Myeik...Kayin nationals celebrate New Year Festival in Toungoo.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Yangon honours victorious billiards and snooker team...Victorious Myanmar shooting team honoured in Yangon...New Year celebrations held at Institute of Education (Sagaing)....."PERSPECTIVES": "Positive thinking should be our policy in 2014"..... ARTICLES: "Myanmar Railways, Japan to upgrade Yangon- Mandalay railroad to increase speed" Byline: Wai Yan Oo Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."First-phase completion of Kaladan River Project in Rakhine, Chin States expected in June" Byline: CL Thang Ngar; Photo: Asian Fame Media Group
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 1 January, 2014
    Date of publication: 01 January 2014
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint-committee for Reviewing the Constitution of Republic of the Union of Myanmar Press Release (4/ 2013) 14th Waning of Nadaw, 1375 ME (31 December, 2013) Press release on suggestions received from departments, associations, political parties and persons regarding the Constitution 2008...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Committee for Scrutinizing the Remaining Political Prisoners Press Release (1/2013) 14th Waning of Nadaw, 1375 ME 31 December, 2013 Press release on work progress report of Committee for Scrutinizing the Remaining Political Prisoners....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...Free health care provided...1200 sets of uniforms provided to fire brigade members...Chess Tournament hails Independence Day in PyinOoLwin...Roads, bridges construction under supervision...Make films worthy of praise...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw attends handover ceremony...Six political prisoners released from Central Prison (Insein)...Toungoo Tsp Fire Preventive Measures Supportive Committee holds coord meeting...1200 sets of uniforms provided to fire brigade members...Chess Tournament hails Independence Day in PyinOoLwin...Roads, bridges construction under supervision...Roads, bridges construction under supervision...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...KBZ Bank donates K 2.5 million to Saya Zawgyi Library...Toungoo Tsp Fire Preventive Measures Supportive Committee holds coord meeting...Library opened in Kaytumati.....Kyaukpadaung-Pwaykyit road extended to 12 miles long one.....Twidil native donates one set of computer to Twidil Post-Primary School...Basic veterinary and breeding workers course opened in Kalewa...Kyaukpadaung-Pwaykyit road extended to 12 miles long one...Library opened in Kaytumati...Six political prisoners released from Central Prison (Insein)...New delivery room donated to Myanmar Nurse and Midwife Association...Cash assistance provided to war veterans...Office work course concludes...Monghsat District organizes talks on census taking process...Pensioners Association holds meeting in Sagaing...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw attends handover ceremony of patient’s ward & nurses hostel at Kanyutkwin People’s Hospital...New stamps sold at post offices to mark 66th Anniversary Independence Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Cuban President...Myanmar, ready to host 7th ASEAN Para Games...Parasport racing athletes under training...Globetrotters emphasize visits to Thanlyin...Union FM felicitates Cuban counterpart...Environmental Conservation and Forestry Ministry, KOICA discuss arid zone greening...Meeting on Establishment of Continuous Health Sector Review System..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make films worthy of praise".
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesdaqy 23 July, 2014
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 July 2014


  • "The New Light of Myanmar" 2013

    Individual Documents

    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 31 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 31 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 30 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 29 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 28 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 27 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 26 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 January 2014


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 25 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (883K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 24 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 23 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 22 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 21 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 20 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 19 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 18 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 17 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 16 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 15 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 14 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 13 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 13 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 12 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 13 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 11 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 13 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 10 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 13 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 9 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 8 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 7 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 6 December,, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 5 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 4 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (964K)
    Date of entry/update: 05 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 3 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 2 December , 2013
    Date of publication: 02 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 1 December, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 December 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 30 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 December 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 29 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 28 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (892K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 27 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 26 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 25 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 24 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 23 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 22 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 21 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 20 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 19 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 18 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 17 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 16 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 15 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 14 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 13 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 12 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 11 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 10 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 9 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 8 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 7 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 6 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 5 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 4 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 3 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 2 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 1 November, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 November 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 31 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 31 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 30 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 November 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 29 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 October 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Revising Motor Vehicle Bill, Myanmar Special Economic Zone Bill discussed [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Amyotha Hluttaw to discuss bill amending Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 48/2013) 9th Waning of Thadingyut, 1375 ME (28th October, 2013) Substitution of member at Union Peace-making Work Committee.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Industrial Zone-2 of South Dagon supplied electricity...Rail bus, reliable for local people in YeU...Roads, residences inundated in Tamway...Confiscated vehicles to be sold through tender...Tennis Open Cup tournament kicks off...Roads damaged in rainy season under repair in Phakant...Plan to inspect impacts of generating coal-fired power...Global Hand Washing Day observed...Plan to inspect impacts of generating coal-fired power...Damaged road shoulders repaired in Kalay...Ferry of Kyaukse University overturns...Respects paid to elderly people in Khitaye Village...Refresher courses for basic education teachers opened...Public announcement on changes in unit price of electricity...Rain pours down in Zeya Thiri Tsp...Requirements in Pa-O Self-Administered Zone fulfilled...Thechaung Railway Station commissioned into service...Repaved roads commissioned into sevice in Nyaunglebin Township...Interfaith friendship group marks Eid Day get-together...Sangyoung Township FSD welcomes visitors...UEC allows formation of political parties...Chairmen of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Sector Subcommittees meet farmers, entrepreneurs in Yangon Region..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates President, PM of Turkey...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives President of National Endowment for Democracy (NED)...Friendship car rally passes Meiktila...270 motorcyclists on goodwill trip arrive at Reed Lake...SEA Games Chinlone mobile games distributed free of charge...Union Health Minister attends opening of Consortium Meeting in Myanmar...Attorney-General of the Union receives Britain guests...U Tin Yu presents Credentials to Latvian President...40th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation marked with entertainment...Announcement on timely exchange of Foreign Exchange Certificate- FEC during final period...40th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation marked with entertainment...Participants arrive in Mandalay to attend opening of 23rd ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet...Two owls of SEA Mascot under construction...Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw receives President of NED...Union FM sends felicitations to Turkish counterpart...Thai Tourists in Town..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Public Trust"..... ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku) brings development to western part of River Ayeyawady" Byline: Nay Oo Maung (Pakokku)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Subscribe: .
    Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 28 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 October 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Railway Police serve public welfare works...K 200 million alloted to Yamethin Tsp for school buildings...Rural development tasks undertaken in Ngaphe Tsp...Kanni-Magyisu inter-village road under construction in Meiktila...Kanbawza FC honoured for its championship in MNL Cup...Rehabilitation, revitalization project course for human trafficking victims kicks off...Aungmingala Market 2 rebuilt in Taninthayi...Game players incinerated in Myawady...Fingerlings released into creeks, lakes...Union Ministers meet members of township/ward/ village development supportive committees in Nyaungshwe...Fire drills practised at DaikU Myoma Market...Ottarathiri Township dwellers urged to inform police about suspicious activities...Fire breaks out at Sarkaung Confectionary in Hlinethaya...Public-centred first aid course conducts (sic)...Inter-department male SIP cadet course writing test held...Kawthoung sees trade promotion...Stimulant tablets, heroin seized in Mingala Taungnyunt Tsp...Low-priced SIM cards on sales in Pyinmana...Myeik District Deputy Commissioner’s Cup Inter-Basic Education School Sepak Takraw Tournament kicks off...Water pumps provided to farmers free of charge...Requirements of local people fulfilled in Taninthayi Region..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chief Justice of the Union leaves for Singapore...Turpentine of Chin Hill attracts Japanese companies...Robes on high demand in Mandalay...Union A & I Minister leaves for India...Official website for XXVII SEA Games...Myanmar beat Thailand 6-0 in Hockey Test Match..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Honesty is the best policy"..... ARTICLES: "Myanmar yachtsmen in intensive training" Byline: Wai Yan Oo; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."Four naval gun boats handed over to Coastal and River Patrol Police Crops" Byline: Nay Zaw..."Myanmar, Thailand to generate electricity through solar power in Minbu" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 27 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 October 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Judges must shun corruption and bribery: Union Chief Justice...Security measures taken with use of modern equipment at Shwedagon Pagoda...Traffic congestion at junctions of Yangon downtown...Houses moved from landslide areas of Ayeyawady River bank in Salin Tsp...12-wheeled truck with load hits stationery vehicle on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Installation of wiremash at Bago Bridge to prevent traffic accident...Festival of lights for Eve on Deepavali Day celebrated...Mandalay Railway Station to open its upstairs as advanced hotel...A ferry donated to Thilawa Social Service Association...I&P Ministry holds press conference on nationwide census-taking process...I&P Ministry holds press conference on nationwide census-taking process...Noteworthy amounts of railfall (26-10-2013)...Dailies available on mobile phones..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Winners awarded in 10th Special Olympics Myanmar National Games...Flocks of Thai tourists pay visit to Bago...Pre-SEA Games Swimming Test Match kicks off...Union FM attends Italy-Myanmar Cooperation Seminor (sic)...Three ancient Pyu cities to be put into World Heritage List..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Peace"Daw Aung San Suu Kyi pays visit to five European countries..... ARTICLES: "US tourists’ visit to Charity Youth Development Home in Monywa" Byline and photo: Myo Win Tun (Monywa)..."Comparison of 1947 Union of Myanmar Constitution, 1974 Socialist Republic of the Union of Myanmar Constitution and 2008 Republic of the Union of Myanmar Constitution" U Thaung Nyunt (National Convention)..."Dredging water course at Ayeyawady River as quickly as possible" Byline: Ye Thura Aung (NyaungU)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 26 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 October 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Encouragement given to production of exportable traditional medicine [Pyithu Hluttaw, 14th day]...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw discusses Additional Union Budget Allocation Bill [6th day].....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Government Order No. (72/2013) 6th Waning of Thadingyut, 1375 ME (25th October, 2013) Formation of Work Committee for Legislative Cooperation..... DOMESTIC NEWS: Consumer protection, trade promotion emphasized...Stimulant tablets seized in Meiktila...Backhoe loader used in garbage collection...Toyota Surf plunges into drain...Container vehicle overturns in Lanmadaw...Train derailment at entrance to Kyaukme...Taking census discussed in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Gold foil industry in Mandalay booming in cold season...Talks on taking census given...Moderate quake hits outside Myanmar...Six-hour power cuts in some Yangon townships...Progress of repairing damaged bridges inspected...Older persons receive health care with traditional medicines...Seikkantha Bridge substituted with temporary one in Kalay...Illegal sawn timber seized in Sagaing...Deputy Commissioner meets district committees...Refresher course for Auxiliary Fire Brigade members conducted...Noteworthy amounts of railfall (25-10-2013)...Myanmar Railways invites public suggestions and complaints..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Federal President, Federal Chancellor of Austria...Music fair commemorates 40th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation...Track & Field athletes pour out efforts in Test Match 2013...Myanmar boxers to take part in muay event of SEA Games...Medicines donated for SEA Games...Myanmar, Indian entrepreneurs association marks reception on eve of Deepavali Day...Myanmar delegation visits WATEC 2013-Israel...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister meets guests from FAO...Meeting on steady progress of capital market development toward Myanmar stock exchange discussed...Ambassadors from ASEAN countries observe preparations for 27th SEA Games...Air Services Consultation between Myanmar and Japan held...ASEAN shooting teams perform controlled practice...Myanmar, Japan sign exchange of notes...Union FM felicitates Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for European and International Affairs of Austria..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Toward better economic performance".....ARTICLE: "Mandalay to get cargo port soon" Article: Maung Maung Myint Swe: Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 25 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 October 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Announcement No. (2/2013) 5th Waning of Thadingyut, 1375 ME (24 October, 2013) Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s announcement on ensuring genuine peace in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw puts temporary halt on change of plan of building natural gas turbine from Mawlamyine to Kyaukpyu [5th day].....DOMESTIC NEWS: Stake driven for construction of Phase 2 of Sedona...Traditional foods of national races sold...Over 200 eye patients receive free surgical operations...Fertilizer bags arrive at Yangon Port...Fire at vehicle in Thanlyin...Traditional long boat contest held in Mudon...Wickerwork course opened for rural development...Fingerlings released into Ayeyawady River...Visitors observe Hluttaws...Smugglers arrested, small firearm and ammunition, vehicles and timber logs confiscated in combing operations...Low pressure still persists...Light of Life Library put into service...Foot-and-mouth disease vaccination given...Illegally imported drugs incinerated...Meeting on road-map for Rakhine State rehabilitation held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Efforts on democratization, genuine national reconciliation and socioeconomic development yielding tangible progress [Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham]...Myanmar sees USD 136.44 million trade surplus in September...Pre-SEA Games Badminton Test Match kicks off...Myanmar takes joint training in ROK to hope wins...Myanmar women’s Futsal team prepares to win medal...Carabao band to perform entertainment at XXVII SEA Games...Meeting on Muay event held...Goal programme to provide financial education and life skills training to girls...Official website for XXVII SEA Games...Asia Foundation donates books to MOFA...Upgrading of Pyapon-Maubin Highway discussed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Plastic pollution".....ARTICLES: "PAPER READING SESSIONS ON TRANSLATION" Maung Hlaing..."Upgrade of Yangon-Mandalay railroad can halve travel time" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photo: Tin Soe (MMAL)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 24 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 October 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No.47/2013) 4th Waning of Thadingyunt, 1375 ME (23rd October, 2013) Resignation of Central Bank’s Vice-Governor allowed.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw approves Poisons Act amending bill, Myanmar Indigenous Medicine Act amending bill...Motion for reengineering of educational system under discussion on the floor of Amyotha Hluttaw.....DOMESTIC NEWS: UEC allows formation of political parties...Kalay to get modern design of traffic lights...Field Day of sugarcane GAP model plot in Kanma...Inya Village-tract of PyinOoLwin Tsp to get Post- Primary School...Break failure of car kills one...Bikers die in crash of motorbikes...World Osteoporosis Day observed in Mandalay...Efforts for standardizing health education...Two-storey building ablaze between two three-storey buildings...Blocks of heroin seized in Tachilek...Plan underway to hold dragon boat rowing demonstration in Taninthayi Region...Seminar on legislative drafting and statutory interpretation held...Visitors observe Hluttaws...Candle light triggered off burning at monastery in Myeik...Hotel service courses kick off...Regional development tasks supervised...Union Peace-making Work Committee, KNPP build more trust after third talks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "Myanmar to join all member States and peoples in supporting UN in taking up challenges" — The following is the Full text of the message sent by U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, on the occasion of the 68th Anniversary of the United Nations...President U Thein Sein receives former Australian PM and party...U Min Thein Zan presents Credentials to Sri Lankan President...technical rules for ASEAN armies Shooting Contest discussed...Shooting test Match 27-30 oct...ICAO delegation arrives in Yangon...Belgian OG specialist, pathologist professor give lectures at Central Women’s Hospital...MCDC, ADB jointly draw green city plan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promoting rational thinking".....ARTICLE: "All hotels in Myanmar to be complete with CCTV cameras" Byline: Wai Yan Oo Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 23 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 October 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 46/2013) 3rd Waning of Thadingyut, 1375 ME (22nd October, 2013) Resignation of Rakhine State high court judge allowed...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Government Notification No. 68/2013 3rd Waning of Thadingyut, 1375 ME (22nd October, 2013).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Relying on natural resources and low-skilled workers would not bring sustainable economy to the country: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Nationwide ceasefire a step towards holding political dialogues...Bay Bulletin...Narcotic drugs worth K 800 m seized...Khwado Festival, traditional culture of Chin nationals...Barrels of palm oil arrive at Yangon Port...Anti-rabies vaccine given to pet dogs...Zawgyi River retaining wall collapses in heavy rain in Kyaukse...Prevention against destructive acts demonstrated...Bush cleared along Mandalay-Myitkyina railroad...Regional development, menace of narcotic drugs disseminated...Oil lamps set adrift Royal Lake in Pathein...Rural people welcome heavy rains in Yamethin Tsp...Township Administrator’s Cup football tourney wraps up...Night fire at Theingyi Market D Complex...Negligent fire engulfs staff quarters of SPED...Kachin Nationals Democracy Congress Party gets green light...Courses on hotel security conducted...Ten-minute interruption mobile communication service in southern Nay Pyi Taw, southern, eastern parts of Shan State...USDP members visit Hluttaw complex...Capacity enhancement short-term course for teachers kicks off...Basic traditional medicine course for housewife opened...Fire preventive measures disseminated to people in Pyay...Exercise books, milk powder donated to schoolchildren...Thief of five motorcycles arrested in Thakayta Township...Yaksawk Tsp WAO provides drugs to TB patients...Vice-President U Nyan Tun addresses National Energy Management Committee meeting (3/2013)...Seized cars and motor cycles to be put up for competitive bidding system: Dy NPED Minister..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Appointment of ambassador agreed on...Union Transport Minister meets ICAO Secretary-General...Tourists visit Minhla Fort...Myawady welcomes Thai tourists at border gate...Japan’s assistance for construction of schools...MASCOTS HAIL SEA GAMES [photo]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of fire"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 22 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 October 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: No plan to return seized firearms with license or permits to owners, heirs [Pyithu Hluttaw, 5th day]...Multimodal Transport Bill discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw session.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Chess Championships 2013 kick off...Pavarana Ceremony held at Gainghtauk Monastery at southwest corner of Shwemawdaw Pagoda in Bago...Rescue and relief course conducted...Stimulant tablets, arms seized in Myawady...Fruits of Kayin State flow into market through Nyaungbinlay Market of Toungoo...Temporary passports given back to Myanmar workers...Mobile team makes surprise check in Loilem...Man dies beside rail trucks in Indaw...Roads under repair in Kalay for better transportation...Stimulant tablets worth K 90 million seized in Loilem...Myanmar Star tortoises undergo health scanning...ROAD CONSTRUCTION INSPECTED [photo]...KNU holds press conference on recent blasts...Visitors observe Hluttaws...24-hr electrification for Pangon Village of YeU Tsp...Buddha images made of various flowers from Shwedagon Pagoda donated to villages...Local roads concreted in Hinthada...Motorbike workshop fire engulfs vehicles, 15 shopping apartments..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ICAO to provide technical assistance for development of Myanmar civil aviation industry...Orcaella cruiseliner anchors at Magway harbour...Myanmar women’s team hope for gold...Temporary passports given back to Myanmar workers...JICA to assist in livestock breeding and rural development tasks in Myanmar...Debate on international financial institutions’ flow and developing countries held...Selected Myanmar youth golfers to participate in Asia-Pacific Championship...Cards for entrance to all sports events to be issued free of charge...Nepalese, Myanmar specialists to provide free surgical operations...Free eye surgical operations given to locals in Yangon, Bago, Ayeyawady and Mandalay Regions...No disruption happens to ongoing peace process due to recent bombings..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Unity in diversity"..... ARTICLE: "Traditional boat racing of leg-rowers at Inlay Lake" By: Moe Lwin Oo (Loilem)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 21 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 20 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 19 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 18 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.48MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.40MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 13 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 7 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 6 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 5 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 October 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash donated to IDPs in Kachin State...Over seven inches rainfall causes inundation in Kalay...Bus of Than Myan Thu line overturns...Bridges suspended on roads in Gangaw Township...Heavy rains cause inundation in villages of Wundwin Township...Meiktila marks International Day of Older Persons...Staff quarters for personnel under construction in Myitkyina...More traffic police squads, traffic clearance squads formed...Three dead in plunge of car on expressway...Cash assistance presented to offspring of Hsipaw...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Health Ministry holds coordination meeting...Stake driven for construction of HRDC held...Chief Minister’s Cup Inter-Township Sepak Takraw Tournament kicks off...Basic football training course commences...Mandalay Region Football Federation Chairman’s Cup U-20 football tournament 16 Oct...Uyingon Village in Meiktila Tsp illuminated...Fund allotted for rural development and poverty alleviation in Kawkareik...Helmets distributed to motorcyclists free of charge...Union LFRD Minister in Pinlaung Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: New Zealand continues extending helping hand to Myanmar’s democratization...Union FM attends Informal ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, related meetings...Sports Village to be opened in November for SEA Games...MWEA executive leaves for Nepal...Vice-President U Nyan Tun visits Flanders...Union FM arrives back after attending 68th Session of UNGA...Vice-President U Nyan Tun meets responsible persons of economic, industrial sectors...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Speaker of House of Representatives of New Zealand...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives New Zealander guests...Union Finance Minister refutes allegations of USD 11 billion in foreign bank accounts...China to provide assistance for 7th Para Sports Competition..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Teachers, the guiding light"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 4 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 3 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 2 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 October 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 1 October, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 October 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President’s radio message on air...Mingun, a great tourist attraction in central Myanmar...Triplets successfully born at Pakokku General Hospital...Relief items donated to flood victims in Myeik...Pollination held at paddy plantations in Lashio...Health care given to older persons at home...Five monsoon paddy plantations thriving on test plots...Constitution Assessment Joint Committee meets...Union Health Minister receives No- Tobacco Award...Workshop on Broadcasting Law (Draft) held...Pindaya hospital gets new patient wards...Dentists provide free dental care to students...Disaster prevention drill conducted in Ngathainggyoung...Fingerlings released into farmland in Salin...Fertilizers presented to Mohnyin farmers...Doh Kyay Ywa journals donated to village libraries...Traffic rules knowledge shared in Nyaunglebin...Land Utilization Management Committee meets...Free computer course kicks off in Mingin...Township development tasks discussed in Kalay Tsp...Sanmya Thida River-crossing Bridge commissioned..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Chinese President, Premier...Use development aid effectively, efficiently President U Thein Sein attends ceremony to clarify international grants/loans...Appointment of Finnish Ambassador agreed on...Appointment of Portuguese Ambassador agreed on...Union FM felicitates Chinese counterpart...Union FM felicitates Nigerian counterpart...Trade promotion discussed...Construction and architectural design exhibition held...Mandalay Region government meets Turkish guests...Talks on Prospects and Challenges to ASEAN Integration in 2015 held...Curriculum Vitae of New Zealand Speaker of House of Representatives Rt. Hon. David Carter...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham sends felicitations to Chinese Vice-President...Vice-President U Nyan Tun sends felicitations to Chinese Vice-President...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife attend 64th Anniversary Founding Day of PRC...C-in-C leaves for Malaysia to accept Malaysian King’s title...Japanese training warships make port calls in Thilawa...Students of NCFAU (Yangon and Mandalay) leave for Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Democracy culture"..... ARTICLES: "Hydropower, gas power plants to generate over 1800 megawatts within three years" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe, Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."OLDER PERSONS IN OUR SOCIETY" Maung Hlaing.....POEM: "AT THE SUNSET OF LIFE"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 October 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 30 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 September 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Chin State Hluttaw continues eighth day session.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Collaborative support needed for development of Rakhine State, rather than words of praise...Cash assistance, relief supplies provided to flood victims...Township Administrator Cup football tourney kicks off...Fire prevention demonstrated...Visitors flock to Bagan...Two vehicles head on collision in Bago...Buddhist Culture Instructor Course kicks off in NyaungU...Hsipaw to offer rice to monks in Maha Muni Pagoda Pujaniya...Nat Taga Creek Crossing Bridge contributes to swift transport in Kalay...Educative talks given in Nyaungshwe Tsp...Dredging Montaing creek prevents flood...Egg and milk offered to students in Labutta...Thanatpin Township WVO grants stipends...Disaster Risk Reduction Day marked with essay, painting contests...Staff work capacity building course conducted...Sitagu free eye hospital gives free health care in Hsipaw...Village administrator cup football tourney concludes...CSCs issued in Myeik...Bago Region MCWSC, WAO give free health care in Madauk...Plan to build high-rise housing in Chanayethazan Tsp...Multiplier First-aid Course conducted in Taninthayi Tsp...Agreement on Yangon City water supply project inked...Agreement on Yangon City water supply project inked...Water level of Sittoung River may fall under its danger level...Low pressure stills persist..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Thai immigration authorities transfer 15 migrant workers to Myanmar...Preparations underway for international sports event in Nay Pyi Taw...Pre-SEA Games Futsal Test Match 2013...Myanmar delegation concludes study tour of Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The most valuable heritage" [A healthy natural environment]..... ARTICLES: "Improved road transportation brings fruits of development to Chin State" Byline: Linlet Kyei Sinn..."Road signs to be erected in Yangon before 27th SEA Games" By: Ko Gyi Tin Photo: Myint Aung (MPI)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 29 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw-Yangon-Pathein bus line takes passengers to destinations...Artefacts smuggler arrested...Opium oil solid, opium liquid seized in Namkham...Motorcycle thief arrested in Dagon Myothit (North) Township...Maha Bandoola Park facilitated with playground for the children...BAGO REGION [paras on various pagodas etc. in the region]...Stipends granted to offspring of WVO members in Twantay...International KBZ Insurance opens Shan State HQ...Kalay University to get convocation...Railroad needs to be repaired in Indaw Township...Trainees of CICS visit ISPE (Mdy)...Lasting peace will be achieved only through political dialogue...Tatmadawmen, people join hands in construciton of roads...Retaining walls collapse at bridge on Shwebo-Myitkyina Road in heavy rain...Soft interest loans disbursed to SME industries in Sagaing Township...Talks on taxation held in ChaungU...Blood donated at Pathein General Hospital...Fertilizers provided to farmers free of charge...Education sector budget increased fourfold; health sector threefold: U Khin Aung Myint...Yangon Region’s 20th traditional performing arts competitions kick off..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun Leaves for Belgium...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets Malaysian dignitaries...Foreign companies eye Myanmar for electricity generating through wind power...Small vessel carrying 10 tourists drifts in Ayeyawady River...Trafficked victims back home...Myanmar-Laos border committee meeting held in Tachilek...5th International Conference on Public Health among GMS opened...Myanmar, Thai merchants meet in Ranong...Myanmar, Thailand discuss boundary demarcation...A & I Ministry, KOICA ink Record Discussion..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Healthy heart for happy life"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 28 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 September 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. (27/2013) 8th Waning of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (27th September, 2013) Eight Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw representatives substituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. (28/2013) 8th Waning of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (27th September, 2013) Five Defence Services Personnel Amyotha Hluttaw representatives substituted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Initiate ways and means for better outcome - President U Them Sein meets chairmen of Cabinet Sub-committee/Delivery Unit...Farmland disputes to be solved in accord with laws and rules in consideration of rights and opportunity of each people for correct results...GSM SIM cards distributed...Aungthukha concrete road under construction in Pyapon...Traditional cultural artistic competition organized in Taunggyi...Heavy rains cause inundation in Hlinethaya Township...Flood hits urban areas of Zalun...Zeyathiri Township Police meet townselders...First jade pagoda construction completed by 70 percent...Taungdwingyi police meet townselders...Loikaw public library provides free Wi-Fi services...Ownerless stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek...Lightning strikes bulls in NyaungU Tsp...Aids provided to flood victims in Seikpyu...Heavy wind causes electricity outage in Singu...Water levels of Sittoung, Ngawun reach above its danger level...Coord meeting on enacting precise measurements technology discussed...Magway Region Police Force donates blood...World Maritime Day-2013 marked...World School Milk Day marked in Myeik...Nay Pyi Taw Council IPRD serves WiFi free...Regional development tasks undertaken in Kaleinaung Sub-Township...Taninthayi River inundates schools, residences in Taninthayi Township...Heroin, stimulant tablets worth K 10.5 million seized..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Attorney-General participates in APEC Pathfinder Dialogue...Myanmar, Vietnam sign agreement on visa exemption for ordinary passport holders...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham calls for upgrading, providing adequate tourism facilities to sustain tourism growth...Myanmar, Thailand, Japan discuss implementation of Dawei SEZ...17th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Civil Service Matters held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Raise awareness of Rabies"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 27 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hepatitis B vaccine given to novices in Toungoo...Short-term capability building course for reporters...Pakokku, bustling with cargo ships in rising water level...Passenger train derails on Yaksawk- Thazi...Heavy rains cause three-hour traffic congestions in Yangon...MWAF organizes educative talks in Bago...Myanmar’s tribes in pictures...Educative talks on violence against women given...Kyaukme IPRD opens mini book corner...Stipends granted to WVO offspring...Tatkon police officers meet townselders...Nay Pyi Taw to host World Tourism Day...Good Local Governance and People Centred Services workshop held in Haka...Assistance provided to health and social tasks...Computer, printer, teaching aid donated to Post-Primary School in Indaw Tsp...Relief supplies provided to flood victims in Nattalin...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued...Work coordination meeting on economic and planning held...Work coordination meeting on economic and planning held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Cambodian Prime Minister...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Chairman of Board.t peaceful political transition, peace accords...Myanmar, Norway discuss environmental conservation...SEAMEO CHAT holds 12th meeting...Myanmar National Volleyball Team leaves for UAE...Good Local Governance and People Centred Services workshop held in Haka...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives former US President Mr. Jimmy Carter, British Ambassador...Myanmar, Angola knot diplomatic ties...MWAF shares knowledge about ASEAN affairs...ACC, MCF launch level-1 coaching & umpiring course-2013..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Electrical devices and danger of fire"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 26 September 2013
    Date of publication: 26 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 25 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 24 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Health care services provided to patients in Sinbaungwe Township...TV channel to air traffic rules broken vehicles...Moderate earthquake damages buildings, pagodas in Thabeikkyin Tsp...195 bus workers removed from bus lines in nine months...Blocks picked out from Nguwa Street in Ahlon Township...22-wheeled vehicle drags motorcycle, leaving three injured...Interfaith dialogue organized in Pathein...Citizenship cards granted to ethnic people near border town...Good Agricultural Patterns demonstration organized in Singu...Coordination meeting for holding Toungoo’s 503rd birthday held...Tatmadaw medical team provides healthcare to flood victims...Union Ministers at President Office meet locals in Chin State...Songs in honour of farmers...Peace Music Concert-2013 Myanmar held...Union Minister inspects forest plantations...Public service media aids, publication donated in Kyaukse...Indaw Township gets new express bus line...Hatching fingerlings demonstrated for development of fish breeding...Public service media and code of ethics of newspapers explained...Prevention of girls against violence talked...Mandalay Region government to survey underground water in Thazi...Major repair for Bahtoo Gymnasium...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker provides cash and kind to relief camps in Bhamo...Life skills education to be launched at schools..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Japan to cooperate in Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw-Mandalay railroad upgrading project, TadaU Airport and Dawei SEZ Project - President U Thein Sein receives MP of the House of Councilors of Japan and party...Japanese delegation visits Hluttaw buildings..."Thilawa Special Economic Zone to be launched in late October" Khin Yadanar...Cambodian team observes conservation of Inlay Lake...Japanese Experience on IP for Supporting IP System in Myanmar...Myanmar-American Friendship Gamlang Razi Expedition press conference...Second Myanmar Power Summit kicks off...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Thura U Shwe Mann attends closing of 34th General Assembly of AIPA...Deputy Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw arrives back..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Within the scope of social responsibility media"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 23 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker presents cash assistance, relief supplies to relief camps in Myitkyina, Waingmaw...Stimulant tablets, heroin seized in Phakant, Monywa, Kunglon, Myawady...About 3000 bullets found in Tamu Township...Kyweyaingbyin Village in Yedashe Tsp flooded...Traditional medical care provided to monastic school students...Chin State Government planning establishment of new village for landslides victims...Educative talks on reading habits, census taking given...Chin tomato on demand...Nine bus accidents in first half of September in Yangon...Two-headed bull born in Singu...Rail bus gives smooth transport to local people on Thazi-Pyawbwe route...Illegal two-digit lottery gambler arrested...Illegal two-digit lottery gambler arrested...Buddha image, food, clothes, personal goods donated...People enjoy mini book corner in Kawkareik...Moderate earthquake hits Myanmar- China border..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...Myanmar to play against Australian volleyball club...Mandalay-Bangkok direct flight launched its maiden trip...UN aids convoy reaches Kachin IDP camps...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia...Vice-President U Nyan Tun felicitates Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia...Myanmar parliamentary delegation leaves for Thailand...Union FM sends felicitations to Saudi FM...UEC members to observe Election Commission in the Philippines..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The three blossoms" ["...The education sector too has three blossoms..."] ..... ARTICLES: "Local firms looking to joint venture with foreign companies in energy sector" Byline: Thoon Wathan..."Rule of Law" Mawgun
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 22 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Sports trials for archers in September held...Fire engulfs A-1 Garment Factory in Mingaladon Township...Bagan-Yangon train derails in Okkan of Taikkyi Township...Stimulant tablets, arm and ammunition seized in Hmawby, Kamayut, Tachilek...Ayeyawady River water level still rising in Minbu...Farmlands returned to owners...A thousand fruits, a thousand flowers offered to pagoda in Zeyathiri Tsp...New groundnut species introduced...Educative talks on drug abuse Charity given...Shwe Ngar Restaurant offers free lunch to flood victims...Tangyan station hospital completed...19th Inter-Region/State Aerobics Tournament organized...Better transportation vital for rural development...Tonics administered to children in Homalin...Farming rights certificate presented to farmers in Thaton Tsp...Yazagyo Dam to be completed in 2014-15 FY...Kalewa-Homalin vessels resume running...Talks on violence against women and children held...Aung Yadana Express Bus-line launched in Katha Tsp...Students changed learning at safe schools due to landslides...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets local people in Myitkyina State...Union SWRR Minister visits training school for the girls...Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun and wife attend entertainments to mark 65th Founding Anniversary of Thai-Myanmar diplomatic relations...Tourists visit U Pein Bridge in the midst of high water level...Winners at International Letterwriting Competition awarded...Thai Health Minister observes training center in Mandalay...ASEAN pushes forward construction of railway linking member countries...Thura U Shwe Mann observes meetings at committees at 34th AIPA...Mitsubishi Electric contributes teaching aids to Myanmar Maritime University...Myanmar-Thai Health Meeting focuses on trans-border health issue..... "PERSPECTIVES": "National integration"..... ARTICLES: "Second Central Economic Zone in Yangon" Byline: Maung Sein Lwin, Photo: Min Htet..."Tawthalin holds Royal Regatta Festival" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt (continued from yesterday)..."MR to give RBE transport service to passengers" Byline: Soe Win-MLA...
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 21 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Experienced loco driver saves about 200 train passengers...Illegal concrete posts removed from department-owned plots...Heavy rains hit Yedashe, inundating residences, farmlands...Heavy rains hit Yedashe, inundating residences, farmlands...Relief camps opened in Myanaung...AFF Women’s Championship’s group matches finish...Farming rights certificates presented in Myinmu Tsp...Notices of eviction for squatters issued...Dokhtawady riverbank eroded in recent flood...Toungoo University to get convocation hall...Model plot of monsoon paddy yields 192 baskets per acre...Tens of hundreds of flood victims in NyaungU Tsp evacuated...Aid provided to flood victims in Singaing Township...Water level of Ayeyawady River may remain above its danger level...MoU on geothermal power plants signed...CCA teaching method discussed in Yamethin...Child protection knowledge shared to parents...Rising pass rate in matriculation examination instructed...Region WAO, MCWSC provide assistance to flood victims...Plan to build 88 basic education schools in Mon State...Child protection course conducted in Tahley...Public Affairs Administration Work Committee meets..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Nissan automobile factory to be established in Myanmar...AFF Women’s Championship’s group matches finish...Resident reps of FAO, IRRI observe 10000-acre model mechanized farmland in Dagon Myothit...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker leaves for PRC...Malaysia to assist in Myanmar’s financial sector...Deputy Minister for Home Affairs receives Team Leader of UNDP...Sport delegations from ASEAN countries arrive...ZNA, Dongfeng automobile introduced...Trade deficit for April-August reaches US$ 456.43 million...News on five foreign bank accounts worth US$11 billion totally untrue...UNESCO Initiates Peace Education Project in Northern Rakhine State of Myanmar with support from the Belgium Government..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Humanity, Equality and Diversity"..... ARTICLES: "Second research on fish resources for food sufficiency" Byline: Nanda Win; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."Tawthalin holds Royal Regatta Festival" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB
    Date of entry/update: 22 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 20 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 September 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 43/ 2013 Fullmoon Day of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (19th September, 2013) Magway Region Advocate- General appointed...MYANMAR GAZETTE.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends cornerstones laying for construction of birthplace of the Buddha-to-be, place of administering Dhammacakka Sutta...Theme song winners to be selected on 21 Sept...Bags of rice donated to flood victims in Taungtha...Railroad inundated in Kyaikto Township...Khunnan Creek Bridge construction completed...Heavy rain, landslide hit Theinzayat of Kyaikto Township...Fire blazes two-storey building in Pyapon...Heroin seized in Pangsai (Kyukok)...Fire breaks out at Nyaungbinlay Market...Anti-elephantiasis vaccination course conducted...Agricultural law books presented to Bago Region Hluttaw...Bridge damaged by bad weather...Yinchaung Bridge approach road repaired...Vessels in Chindwin River suspended...Mobile complaint centre opened in Haka...University students in distress, as flood hits campus...Food, water, rehydrated salt presented to flood victims...Handing over and opening of water supply systems for locals in Sagaing, Magway Regions held...Winners in 4th Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 2013 awarded...Low pressure formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal...Reproductive knowledge for young people shared in Kyaukpadaung...Sitagu Hospital opens free out-patient clinic...Embankment repaired in Myanaung...389,600 ownerless stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek...Raising reading habit, taking census talked in ChaungU Tsp...Township Administrator Cup Football Tournament commences...Combined system of small-scale hydropower, solar power and bio-fuel generator will be best for establishment of village small-scale power line system..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Follow-up News...Union Minister for Defence receives Thai Permanent Secretary of Defence...Union FM addresses 24th Session of Human Rights Council...Japan Products Expo 2013 at Tatmadaw Convention Hall till 22 Sept...Speaker of Pyidaungsu, Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann attends 34th AIPA...Myanmar Tatmadaw delegation arrives back..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the aftermath of flooding"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 19 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 September 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Be correct measures for people ["At the fourth day seventh regular session of the First Mandalay Region Hluttaw on 17 September..."].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: All citizens have equal rights before the law: Vice-President U Nyan Tun [address at Land Utilization Management Central Committee Meeting No. 1/2013]...MNHRC Website and Resource Centre launched...Rural development and poverty alleviation strategy framework plan to be finalized within three months...Rescue works carried out at eroded villages in Magway Region...Light truck plunges into creek, leaving eight dead in Mongphyat...Toungoo Writers Association meets...Hsipaw Maha Muni Pagoda Pujaniya hits 110th year...Anti-elephantiasis administered in Kawkareik District...New waste collection system adopted in Kyaukme...Aid continues to flow into Singaing as flood recedes...Roads and wards in Pyay flooded...Myitnge police distribute food to flood victims...4th Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament kicks off...Local people desire transparency in Mohnyin...Diamond Jubilee Buddha Pujaniya planned for Thambuddhe Pagoda...Educative talks on protection of girls held in Bokpyin...Toungoo Township Education Network officials meet KMA CEO...Talks on child protection disseminated...Motorcycles head on collision...Branches of trees over power lines cut in Myanaung...Notice to MRTV’s shift to digital from analogue..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Logo Design Competition further strengthens Israel-Myanmar diplomatic relations...Agreements of First Thailand-Myanmar High Level Committee Meeting signed...Union FM signs agreement with IAEA...Myanmar ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council’s meeting 3/2013 held...C-in-C meets Myanmar ambassador, staff and students in Bangkok...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker leaves for Brunei ...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi concludes European tour...Myanmar’s interest closely intertwined with Thailand’s: C-in-C..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Literates who do not read"..... ARTICLE: "Politics and media" Min Ba Htoo
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB
    Date of entry/update: 20 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 18 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 September 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 73/2013 13th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (17th September, 2013) Anti-Corruption Law in force The Anti-Corruption Law has been in force as of 17th September, 2013 (13th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME) under the Sub-section (b) of Section (1) of the Law. Sd/ Thein Sein President Republic of the Union of Myanmar..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Loikaw-Dimawhso-Prusho Road under expansion...600-megawatt coal-fired power plant for upper Chindwin...Myanma Railways Head Office to be turned to Five Star Hotel...Strong winds, heavy rain hit Nyaungdon Township...Basic Karatedo course concludes at Dental Medicine University (Mandalay)...Mini book corner opened in Yebyu Township...Three youths arrested with four small arms (sic))...Stimulant tablets seized in Nawnghkio...New U-14 faces recruited in Mandalay Region...Anti-Human Trafficking Day marked in Bago... U Ottama’s statue to be erected in MraukU...Illegal timber seized in Mansi Tsp...Cash donated to neonatal ward...Four-legged kid born in DaikU Township...Cooperative societies to be promoted...Vaccination for children...Seikta Thukha youths donate packets of rice to flood victims...Region Chief Minister looks into development undertakings in Sagaing District...Exercise books, cash donated to BEHS Branch in Sagaing...Stimulant tablets seized in Hpa-an...Township Administrator Cup Football Tourney kicks off...Rakhine State development discussed...New rainfall records...Plan for Hanthawady International Airport discussed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Swiss Ambassador...IFAD grants USD 300,000 for rural development project in Magway...Union Health Minister attends WHO regional meetings...Workshop on AEC and Myanmar’s film sector...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits war vessel of Royal Thai Navy "PERSPECTIVES": "Foundation" ["...The government is working hard to more effectively engage in people-centered development which is the foundation of a democratic nation..."]..... ARTICLES: "IWT runs vessels at discount rate" Byline: Mawgyun Myint Aung..."Yangon poised to reduce traffic congestion" Article: Wai Yan Oo, Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 17 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 September 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 42/2013) 12th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (16th September, 2013) Appointment of Shan State Minister for Development Affairs..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ma Hta Tha (APBCCC) formed with new members...Aid distributed to flood victims in Singaing Township...Knowledge about prevention against natural disaster shared...Hsipaw Township Police Force Commander meets townselders...Books, wall magazine, photos shows held...Tree falls down on staff quarters of Myanma Railways...Meter bill collected through computer system...Heroin block seized in Mongphyat...Myanmar Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day marked...Hsipaw detour to be built soon...Ayeyawady River reaches danger water level in Pakokku...Educative talk on anti-human trafficking organized...Rescue works for flood victims carried out in NyaungU...Makeshift tents provided to flood victims...Fish released into paddy fields...Union Construction Minister on inspection tour of Magway Region...Seminar on FAL, Electronic Means for Clearance of Ships and use of Single Window Concept kicks off...Development of Natyaygan hilly region inspected...Enforcement of traffic rules talked...Plan to build modern highway bus terminal in Meiktila...Helmets donated to BEHS in Sagaing...Population, taking census, anti-trafficking in persons lectured...Rice provided to flood victim households in Sagaing...Aid provided to flood victims...International Literacy Day marked...New rainfall records...Dailies available on mobile phones..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at Wing-6 of Royal Thai Air Force in Bangkok...U Soe Nwe presents Credentials to Polish President...Thai-Myanmar JV office opened...Seminar on FAL, Electronic Means for Clearance of Ships and use of Single Window Concept kicks off...Myanmar bags two gold in Petanque Test Match 2013...International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Bridges between people and government"..... ARTICLES: "Moeyungyi Lake, home to migratory birds, bio-diversities" Byline: Min Khant Soe (Kyemon)..."Modern rice mill under construction for uplifting living standard of farmers" Article: Ko Htwe; Photo: Kyaw Ye Swe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 16 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Balancing accountability, transparency and freedom a must for burgeoning democracy" [Message of President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agga Maha Thayay Sithu, Agga Maha Thiri Thudhamma U Thein Sein to the International Day of Democracy which falls on 15 September 2013]...International Day of Democracy 2013 observed in Nay Pyi Taw...Natdaga Creek Bridge stretching on Kalay- Yazagyo Road...MPF launches emergency, complainthandling phone lines...People should take DEC and Albendazole to be free from elephantiasis...Stimulant tablets, heroin seized in Muse, Tachilek, Phakant townships...Stimulant tablets seized in Pyigyidagun Township...Yangon’s circular trains equipped with special coaches by Myanma Railways...Educative talks on violence against women given...Nearly 600 people affected by flood in Sagaing Region...Thermal power plant construction for Thilawa SEZ to start soon...One injured in Mandalay fire outbreak...Farming rights certificates presented in Thanatpin Township...Desks donated to basic education school in Meiktila...Basic librarian course Disaster conducted in Pyay...Assistance provided to flood victims in Singaing Township...Coord meeting held for handing over confiscated farmlands...Press meet for holding International Day of Democracy 2013...Dailies available on mobile phones..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Mexican counterpart...Thermal power plant construction for Thilawa SEZ to start soon...Union C&IT Minister attends ASEAN-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation meeting...Silver medal winner Myanmar hockey team honoured...Myanmar Maritime University, World Maritime University sign MoU...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to attend 1st Thailand-Myanmar High Level Committee Meeting...Union FM sends felicitations to Mexican counterpart...Timor-Leste delegation concludes visit...Workshop on moving forward to power up Myanmar kicks off..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The best motto for every business"..... ARTICLE: 'Explanation of Terms “State” and “Government”' Mawgun
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 15 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein meets 88 Generation Peace and Open Society Group... Digital electric meters installed in Bago...Over 400 snakes seized at Muse 105-mile checkpoint...International Literacy Day observed in An...All to watch tiger species in Hukaung Valley...Cable car project for Zwegabin Hsandawshin...1800 stimulant tablets seized in Nawnghkio...Disadvantages of narcotic drugs talked in Lashio...MWA presents prizes to outstanding students in matriculation exam...New dredgers, supporting vessels handed over...Refresher course sharpens reporters’ skill...Water level of Ayeyawady River may reach danger level...Undertakings of development tasks coordinated in Insein Tsp...Free clinic opened in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Tsp...Agricultural High School to be upgraded to Institute...Foot-and-mouth disease vaccine injected to cattle...CSOs, media play crucial role for free, fair elections...Prison break kills one, leaves workers in Malaysia seven injured..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Timor-Leste PM and wife visit Bagan...Japanese, Korean delegations observe Nay Pyi Taw mechanized farmlands...Lunch hosted to Japan- Myanmar Association Chairman...Myanmar sweeps seven gold, four silver, six bronze in Thai Karatedo Open...International Livestock and Aquaculture Expo in Myanmar launched...ASEAN Highways pass many townships in Myanmar...ADB meeting to upgrade Maubin-Pyapon Highway...Union Minister fulfills requirement of Myanmar workers in Malaysia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the coming thirty months"..... ARTICLE: "THE SIGHTS" - [photos and paras featuring 8 sites in Burma/Myanmar]
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 14 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 September 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Lawmakers meet to protect rights of ethnic nationalities" .....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day observed...Roads in Mandalay upgraded for better transportation...Hselaydaw Village in Sagaing Tsp enjoys electricity through bio-gas...Stolen handsets, accessories seized in Mawlamyine...Reckless driver taken action in Hpa-an...Traffic congestions shifted to growing number of train passengers in Yangon...Milk fed to middle and primary students in Manhero...Saplings distributed to people...Menace of drugs disseminated to people...Students fed milk in Nyaunglebin Township...Cash, blankets donated to nuns...Foods provided to flood victims...Meiktila gets 7th brokerage in Mandalay Region...Meiktila District Interfaith friendship association constituted...Landslide blocks railroad in Wuntho...Contests mark Myanmar Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day...Dokhtawady River overflows villages of Amarapura Township...Inundated Monywa-Mandalay road delays transport in a few hours...Katha Township gets rural village library...Reengineering of statistical organizations and mechanisms is a must, says Vice-President...Commission on Letpadaungtaung Copper Mine Project meets...Myanmar Climate Change Alliance program introduced..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President receives Latvian Foreign Minister...Timor-Leste PM and wife tour Mandalay...ANA to fly Yangon-Tokyo schedules with Boeing 767...Rice sold to Wadan brokerage by boat...Railroads in downtown Monywa under maintenance...ASEAN Officials to meet on Drug...Temporary passports to be issued to Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand...JICA to spend US$ 6.41 million on plantation and border region development...Ooredo donates USD 20000 for disaster victims...Accreditation forms for SEA Games journalists available..... "PERSPECTIVES": "SEA Games, broad interpretation"..... ARTICLES: "Shamanism in Myanmar (Part II)" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt..."E-Learning Management, ICT and MMU" Capt Kyaw Zeya (Maritime University)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 13 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Central Committee for holding International Day of Democracy 2013 meets...Asphalt roads, concrete roads constructed in Kayan Township... Earthern road to Alodawpyae Monastery renovated...Loans disbursed to members of rural cooperative societies...Youths participate in volleyball, Sepak Takraw events in NyaungU...Illegal trafficking of teak doors seized...International Literacy Day observed in Shwedaung Tsp...Narcotic drugs seized in Pinlebu Tsp...Stimulant tablets, grenades, rounds of ammunition seized in Kengluk Sub-Township...Stimulant tablets seized in Kyimyindine Tsp...Regional development tasks clarified in Lashio... Waso robes donated to members of the Sangha in Hlinethaya...Mawgyun Tavatimsa Pagoda Pujaniya festival 18-21 Oct...Victims from relief camps transported to home...Rescue and relief works being carried out in Katha...Coord meeting on feeding methadone to drug addicts held...Traditional medicine clinic put into service in Mawgyun...Speaker of Pyidaungsu, Pyithu Hluttaw meets local people in Myeik..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar-Timor-Leste to promote friendship, cooperation - President U Thein Sein and wife lay out red carpet for Timor-Leste PM and wife...Timor-Leste PM and party arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar archers hope for gold in SEA Games...China support political and national reconciliation in Myanmar, FM position paper says...Union Transport Minister receives Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association, Austrian delegation...US Embassy Deputy Head of Mission meets religious leaders in Mawlamyine...Daw Khin Khin Win meets with wife of Timor- Leste Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein and wife host dinner to Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and wife...Timor-Leste delegation goes sightseeing in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar’s agricultural sector to be enhanced with JICA’s assistance...Union Attorney-General receives Russian, Japanese guests...Officials from election Sub-commission observe Australian General Election...Ruili economic development test zone discussed...Japan, Myanmar discuss cooperative development..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Give a helping hand to census taking process"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 12 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Staff need to be loyal to the State says Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker...Road sections, bridge upgraded to concrete facilities in Sittway...Successful mini book corner at Kalay District Court...YCDC plans to supply 45 more million gallons of water...YCDC plans to supply 45 more million gallons of water...Traffic accident kills one in Toungoo...Knowledge about environmental conservation shared...Self-reliant transformer launched in Ottwin Tsp...Cash assistance provided to aerobic athletes...Food poison kills baby in Kawlin Township...Sittway youths participate in administrator cup football tournament...Shan State govt provides cash assistance to flood victims...Two-star floating hotel under construction in Mandalay...Shankan Village in Dala Tsp illuminated by solar-powered lamp-posts...Ayadaw equipped with 33 KVA transformer...Kyangin elects Township Development Affairs Committee...Gyongyonkya Bridge on Mawgyun-Yangon Road under preparations...Hluttaw representatives’ Office opened in Kangyidaunt...Yamonna circular road in Mawgyun disappears in erosion...Traffic rules talks held at Myeik BEHS No 2...Fingerlings released into Inlay Lake...Publication of the actions of ministries concerned in response to suggestions sent to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee...Meeting on school development held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ambassador Thura U Thet Oo Maung concurrently accredited to Algeria...U Kyaw Myo Htut appointed as Ambassador to US...Ambassador U Tin Yu concurrently accredited to Belarus...Timorese PM, wife and party arrive in Yangon...Foreigners pass Myanmar-Thai Friendship Bridge No 1 in Tachilek...Illegal foreign cigarette seized in Pangsai (Kyukok...MWEA executive leaves for Thailand...Vice-Senior General Soe Win receives Asian Affairs Special Envoy of China...Technical assistance for improvement of rural development discussed...Union FM explains situation in Rakhine State...Union Minister receives Korean MP...Scania Office Yangon opened...Sailing contest organizing committee meets...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Union Ministers, IRRI DG, officials of international organizations attend concluding of ploughing in Pyinman...Myanmar Connect 2013 for linkage of Myanmar and international telecom markets..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Produce quality products".....ARTICLE: "Politics and Media" Min Ba Htoo
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 11 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 September 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Thinkyaing RC diversion weir benefits over 850 acres of farmland...Development of breeding farms emphasized in Mandalay...Spoken English course conducted to bus workers in Kyaikto...Action taken against undisciplined vehicles in Kyaukse Township...Private hovercrafts reduce transport charges along Yangon-Ayeyawady route...Illegally imported cars seized in townships of Mon State...Police stations installed with CCTVs in Mawlamyine Township...Hostel for nurses completed by 75 per cent...International Literacy Day-2013 marked in Yangon...Knowledge about security measures, danger of landmines shared...Haul of heroin powder seized in Phakant...Stationery donated to students in Kalay Tsp...Poppy seeds handed over to authorities in Tangyan...Haul of heroin powder seized in Phakant...Stake driven for market in Taninthayi...Knowledge about menace of narcotic drugs shared in Insein...60 kilos of Ice worth K 1500 million seized...Legal affairs course conducted in Myeik...Polyethylene bags gathered in ChaungU for environmental conservation...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker calls for covering accurate and reliable news in accord with media ethics...Dailies available on mobile phones..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives delegates to 2nd Myanmar Global Investment Forum...Myanmar Global Investment Forum commences...Biography of His Excellency Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão Prime Minister and Minister of Defence and Security of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste...Biography of Mrs. Kirsty Sword Gusmão, wife of the Prime Minister and Minister of Defence and Security of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste...Commerce Ministry eases restrictions on exportation and importation...Training Program on Management Improvement for Executives in Myanmar launched...A&I Ministry, IRRI ink MoU for development of Myanmar rice...Dy Education Minister to attend Asia-Pacific Regional Policy Forum...Myanmar hockey team clinch silver medal in Pre-SEA Games Hockey Tourney...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives First Secretary of British Embassy...JICA trains Myanmar officials on ODA loan disbursements (By Ye Myint and Aye Min Soe (NLM) reported from Tokyo, Japan)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fight against elephantiasis".....ARTICLE: "Sports graduates, new generations in sports arena of Myanmar" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 15 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 10 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 September 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Notice to Hluttaw representatives ...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Announcement No (3/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Eighth Regular Session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw summoned...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyithu Hluttaw Announcement No (2/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Eighth Regular Session of First Pyithu Hluttaw summoned...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Amyotha Hluttaw Announcement No (2/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Eighth Regular Session of First Amyotha Hluttaw summoned.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 39/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Appointment of Deputy Minister...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 40/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Duty assigned as Deputy Minist...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 41/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Duty assigned as Nay Pyi Taw Council member Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Government Notification (No. 58/2013) 5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1375 ME (9th September, 2013) Appointment of members of advisory group to the President..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Kotkaw bridge to be built in Thingan-Nyinaung Tsp...One BA-63 automatic rifle found at Phayakaing Creek in Myeik...WY brand stimulant tablets seized in Mawlamyine, Kyaikmaraw...K 30 million donated to construction of stairway, archway...Traditional costume contest in Muse...Low-priced SIM cards on sales in Hsinbaungwe...Reading habit raised in rural area of Tatkon Township...Thazi-Myingyan train gives smooth transport to local people...Village electrification launched in Nampaung Village of Lashio Township...Mini book corners updated with new publications...Mt Popa Lovers Association celebrates its first birthday...Myanaung-Kyangin road under expansion...Special Appellate Bench sits... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Hanlin city to go to World Heritage List....Myanmar tennis players leave for Dubai of UAE...JICA, Health Ministry to build health care centres in Magway Region...Landslides on Tachilek-Monghsat road section...Myanmar youth boxers to take part in Muay event...Air Asia to ply Nay Pyi Taw-Bangkok for US$ 50 per passenger...Magway Region Chief Minister calls for development of tourism industry...Union SWRR Minister back from ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Cambodia...Hluttaw delegation leaves for Indonesia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "What goes around comes around!"....ARTICLE: "READING CAMPAIGN—A SOCIAL REVOLUTION" Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 9 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 8 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 7 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 5 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 4 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 3 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 2 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 September 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 September 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 1 September, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 September 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Press release on actions of Ministry of Immigration and Population in response to suggestions submitted to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Those who agree to disagree can still work together" - President U Thein Sein’s monthly radio address...Forward looking attitude is a must: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham - KNU will join hands with government for eternal peace: General Saw Mutu Sae Po - Hluttaw should assist in peace process: Lt-Col Sai Ngin...Mandalay UFL organizes Ms Beauty Contest...Health care provided to locals in Insein Township...Mobile Team-2 seizes illegal commodities in three cases...Bago District Bus Control Committee elected...Stimulant tablets seized in Muse, Tachilek townships...New generation models come out...Buddha’s Tooth Relic replica arrives in Toungoo...Train derails in Nay Pyi Taw, causes no damages...Rakhine State Chambers of Commerce and Industry meets...Putao District LBVD conducts course for veterinary staff...Talk on entrepreneurship organized in Sagaing...Vocational course opened in Muse...Road users demand toll collection revision...Moderate earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Midwifery course opened in Myothit Township...Monsoon groundnut thriving in Myinmu...GAP applied on model plot in Bokpyin...Basic Bird Watch Course conducted...Electrification facilitated to local road in Myinmu...School children of Pre-Primary School served with lunch...Landslide hits Kengtung-Tachilek-Taunggyi AH3 in Mongla..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Soil test conducted for design of Korea- Myanmar friendship bridge...Myanmar stands first in Pre-SEA Games Karatedo Test Match...Buddha’s Tooth Relic replica arrives in Toungoo...Myanmar Maritime University signs MoU with Japanese university...Myanmar, Thai businessmen meet...Six Myanmar trainees leave for Japan...Long-term development in Rakhine State discussed...Myanmar’s ginger exportation rises in five years...Union Defence Minister arrives back in Yangon...Myanmar to display products at China-ASEAN Expo...Hyundai showroom opens in Yangon...Hotels to accommodate athletes under arrangement of committees..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ever important task" ["...the most essential thing for our democratic transition is the responsible trade and investment..."]..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar’s Treasures" [paras on gems]
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 31 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 31 August 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 37/2013) 9th Waning of Wagaung,1375 ME (30th August, 2013) Sagaing Region Minister appointed.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Same letter numbers and seals to be used at every MP office [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Amyotha Hluttaw approves Media Bill.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Findings and suggestions on Comprehensive Education Sector Review (CESR) clarified...President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...Aungmingala Bus Terminal sees progress...Paper-reading session marks centennial of Mandalay University Vice- Chancellor...Htangon station under maintenance for rural development...Vocational training courses for women commence in Haka...1.5 million pseudo-ephedrine tablets seized in Kalay...Talks on prevention against trafficking in person held in Nyaunglebin...Mandalay job fair help half of job seekers get employed...Kalewa-Yagyi road section scheduled to complete by 2016...Mandalay job fair help half of job seekers get employed...Educative talks on violence against young women given...Union Ministers discuss development task of Ayeyawady Region...Yamethin Township MCWA presents uniforms to members...Work coord meeting held in Gangaw...Talks on census taking process held in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...Theft of cables worth K 5.1 million seized in few days..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Malaysian King, PM...Mr. Vijay Nambiar meets all faiths in Meiktila...Using visa to cross Myanmar-Thai border launched...Union Rail Transportation Minister meets guests from ROK, Japan...Myanmar, ROK sign Assistance Framework Arrangement on Grant Aid for 2013...SEAMEO TROPMED Network 52nd Governing Board Meeting at Parkroyal Hotel...Basic Diplomatic Skills course concludes...Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives guests from ILO...Myanmar-Japan Building and Housing Conference held...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives UN Secretary General’s special advisor on Myanmar ...Thura U Shwe Mann meets Mr. Vijay Nambiar...Malaysia Exhibition 2013 at Tatmadaw Hall on 5-8 Sep...Samsung launches volunteer activities in Myanmar...Union FM felicitates Malaysian counterpart...Workshop on State Systems of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material-SSAC held...Myanmar student honoured..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote tourism".....ARTICLE: "Politician and media" Min Ba Htoo
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 30 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Parliamentarians to keep on showing their capacity and genuine goodwill [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....EXECUTIVE: Press release on actions of ministries on recommendation submitted to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 40000 bags of reserve rice sold to stable price in Mandalay...20-year plan to upgrade parks, playgrounds in Yangon...Outstanding port engineering students honoured...Bus overturns on Yangon-Mandalay highway in Bago Township...Coord meeting for holding International Day of Democracy held...Farmers of flood-hit farmlands provided with strains...Mandalay Region Football Federation meets...Collective blood donation held in Shwebo...Specialists provide eye care to patients...Yangon Traffic Police Corps ensuring road safety for students, providing traffic rules education...Low-priced SIM card draw [photo]...Nine new stamps on sales as of 2 September...Mine clearing course concludes at PyinOoLwin Station...Mway Hill, Phar Hill mineral exploration project in Chin State...Entrance text (sic) held for BEd course in Haka...Raising reading habit, taking census talked...Narcotic drugs seized in Katha...Livestock breeding section accelerated in Taikkyi...Inundation In MawlaMyIne [photo]...Rural development to be carried out with concerted efforts: Vice-President U Nyan Tun..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ROK shares new village movement experience with Myanmar...Four Myanmar-Thai border check points opened as international entry and exit gates...Myanmar to meet with Omen in AFC U-22 Championship...Committee protecting rights of Myanmar migrant workers formed...Asia Development Bank Institute visits mechanized farmlands...India to provide US$ 25m for five-year plan...MoU on Saemaul Undong signed...Cultural exchange talks between Myanmar and ROK...U Tin Yu concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Latvia...Committee for Supervising and Safeguarding Tourists meets...Chinese guests visit MRTV, Nay Pyi Taw Press House...Japanese Govt assists USD 116,434 to construct new school building...Rural development to be carried out with concerted efforts: Vice-President U Nyan Tun...Myanmar to get loan of 261.50 million USD from WB...Myanmar, US focus on further strengthening of relations between two armed forces..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Employment opportunities"..... ARTICLE: "Nok mini, new airline for Mae Sot-Mawlamyine-Mae Sot route" Byline: Thaw Zet
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (7.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 29 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: A&I Ministry allows six groups of pesticides [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Amyotha Hluttaw approves Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Bill.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash donated to fund of monastic education school building...New fibre boats waiting for rowers in Meiktila traditional regatta...Child care marks nutrition week in Mongyawng...Heroin, stimulant tablets seized in Tangyan...Over 70 grams of heroin seized on Tamu-Kalay Road...India-made illegal medicines seized from speed boat in Chindwin River...School sanitation tasks carried out in Patheingyi...Collective blood donation held in Mandalay...Ownerless cattle auctioned...Mobile medical team provides healthcare...Old bullets found in Wundwin Township...Fish and prawn culturing course opened...Educative talk on human trafficking organized in Namhkam...Debate on “British administration and immigration in colonial era” held...Relief aids provided to Htangon fire victims...Water level of Sittoung River may fall below its danger level...Monthly Weather Forecast on September, 2013 Issued on 28-8-2013...Talks on census-taking, reading habits given...Shan State chief minister holds development meeting...Weather forecast for 1st Dekad (10-day) of September 2013 Issued on 28-8-2013...Singaing’s village library gets new building...Nutritious feedstuff course for animals kicks off...Fish breeding, hatching fingerlings course kicks off...Cash donations shared to religious building, national race culture troupes...Magway Region government implements plan to turn out midwives...Yamethin Township marks Nutrition Week...Myanmar Airways introduces Embraer E-190 jets for domestic flights..... EXTERNAL RFELATIONS: Pre-SEA Games Karatedo Test Match kicks off...Tax-free markets to come out at Myanmar- India border region...India-made illegal medicines seized from speed boat in Chindwin River...Debate on “British administration and immigration in colonial era” held Special Adviser to UN Secretary-General for Myanmar brings comfort to IDPs in Myitkyina...Shan Cultural Troupe earn two gold and two silver in CLMV Performing Arts Festival...Ministry of Energy issues notification...Chinese Hospital Ship Peace Ark (866) makes port visit at Thilawa...Myanmar, France to nurture MBA graduates with specialized skills...ADB, Japan to assist in improving statistics collection in Myanmar...Union Chief Justice leaves for PRC...Myanmar Airways introduces Embraer E-190 jets for domestic flights...Myanmar, China focus on cooperation in media sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The mission of separating fact from fiction" ..... ARTICLE: "Modern recreation centre for public relaxation in Mottama" Article: Thaw Zet; Photo: Aye Ko
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 28 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves Communications Bill.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Nay Pyi Taw Notification No (59/2013) 6th Waning of Wagaung, 1375 ME (27 August, 2013) Objectives, term, duties, power, procedures and rights of Republic of the Union of Myanmar Constitutional Review Joint Committee.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Dr Sai Mauk Kham views round proper flow of water at drains in Lashio...New Dhammayon handed over to Dekkhinathiri Township...10 departmental squads to check traffick rule brokers...Kayah State Chief Justice meets lawyers...Seized pangolins released into forests...Sagaing Region government meets for 30-month plan...Low-cost SIM cards sold to slow vehicle drivers in Pyinmana...Anti-DHF measures carried out in Zabuthiri Township markets...Free saplings distributed in Tatkon Township...Educative talks on human trafficking, abuse of drugs given in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...KyeeOhn-KyeeWa dam stores water to full capacity...Women’s vocational courses open in Lashio...Food supplies to displaced persons in Rakhine, Kachin States discussed...Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 17-18 Sept...Basic Education Primary School No 111 upgraded to Post-Primary School in Meiktila...Wearing of life jackets demonstrated for safety of waterway for passengers...Farmland ownership explained in Kyaukpadaung...Coord meeting on malaria control project held in Palaw Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Tourists visit score high at Shwedagon Pagoda...MWEA member leaves for Malaysia...India pledges 245 million USD for Tamu-Kalewa road...Garden to establish at site of Thai king’s tomb...SWRR Minister receives WFP Country Director and Resident Representative...Training & Consultation on Building a World Class Strategy held...Deputy Education Minister receives Pro Vice- President of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University...Myanmar, Japan friendly relations and cooperation discussed... "PERSPECTIVES": "Copying" ["Copying without innovation is at best ill-advised. Copying of foreign culture and traditions through movies and songs will be at a distinct disadvantage and morally unacceptable.Only copying with a clear sense of direction will make it possible to get itself up and running in the run up to a complete success..."] .....ARTICLE: "Seeking international experience for achieving victory in hockey event of SEA Games" Byline & Photo; Than Swe (Pabedan)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 27 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 26 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 25 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 24 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 23 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 21 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 20 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 19 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 August 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 18 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 August 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets officers from PyinOoLwin Station...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (17-8-2013)...Pagodas, stupas thronged with devotees in PyinOoLwin...Plan to convey Buddha images of Inlay PhaungdawU...Rice offering ceremony for 23rd time in Mandalay...Blocked road section reopened in Mongphyat...Inter-village road constructed in Mahlaing Township...Aungzeya highway bus line launched in Seikpyu...Talks on seed production given ...Dhamma School opens teaching skill multiplier course...Here comes “Oebok...Residents engaged in paving road in Nyaunglebin...Pistol seized from Tachilek bike rider...Winners in inter-university/college table tennis tourney awarded...Construction of power station discussed...Myanmar mobile monetary service introduced...Fingerlings released at Laiva Dam...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in YeU...Artificial insemination of cows demonstrated in Mawgyun...Unblocking drains dredged for proper flow of water in rainy season in NyaungU...Outstanding students honoured, cash assistant provided...790 grams of opium seized in Waingmaw...Demonstration on cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy in Myeik...Good Local Governance and People Centered Services Workshop held in Nay Pyi Taw...Heavy falls warning...Extension work on going at Botahtaung Port...Low pressure still persists..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Water polo team leaves for Singapore...Myanmar U-23 team to take part in Merdeka Cup 2013...Myanmar gigantic man leaves for Singapore for treatment...Polish film makers to give film making lectures...Myanmar-S’pore education cooperation can benefit young generation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Making leaders of tomorrow"..... ARTICLES: "Yangon International Airport to handle 6 million passengers after expansion" Byline: Soe Soe Naing (Kyemon) Photo: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)..."WHAT IS KAMMA?" Dr. Saw Mra Aung..."AP’s journalism course sharpens reporters’ skills" Byline: Moe Thu Photo: Myo Hlaing (IPRD)..."Extension work on going at Botahtaung Port" Byline: Wai Yan Oo; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 17 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Union government, region/state governments to deal with land disputes ASAP: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 36/2013) 10th Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (16 August, 2013) Appointment of Member of Nay Pyi Taw Council.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President, wife attend ceremony to drive stakes for birth place of Lord Buddha...Water tanks for fire prevention cleaned...Ancient monastery, ordination nearing bank erosion in Maubin Township...Illegal teak timber seized in Taikkyi...Plan to scrutinize CCTV victim cars under traffic rules...School heads work proficiency course kicks off...One dead, four injured in overturned express bus...Nutritious food cooking contest marks nutrition week...Mobile SIM cards sold to vendors, drivers...Outstanding students awarded in Aunglan...Truck plunges off road in Insein Tsp...Education staff appointed...Two women locked in idle elevator...Nutrition week launched in Bago...Elephant found poached in Salu forest reserve...Talks on anti-human trafficking, population and census taking given...Traffic rules explained...Iodized salt checked at Hopin Development Market...Vitamin-A fed to children under five to mark nutrition week activity...Workshop on control of malaria vaccine resistence organized in Myeik...Departmental personnel observe systematic production of maize seeds...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets media men...Health infrastructures to be upgraded..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Indonesian counterpart...65th anniversary establishment of diplomatic ties between Myanmar and Thailand held...Thai immigration authorities return four overstayed Myanmar men...Publication of the actions of ministries concerned regarding the suggestions made to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee...Labour Department, Center for Vocational Training sign MoU...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Indonesian counterpart...Vice-President U Nyan Tun felicitates Indonesian counterpart...Union FM felicitates Indonesian counterpart...Journalism course concluded..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Yangon bus ride".....ARTICLE: "Authentic Abhidhamma Teaching in Theravâda Buddhism" By Venerable Ariyajoti
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 16 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 August 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 35/2013) 9th Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (15th August, 2013) Termination of office of Magway Region Advocate-General...Press release on actions of line ministries on recommendations submitted to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Farmers deserve compensations for their losses [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Aids provided to flood victims in Kengtung...Educative talk on traffic rules organized in Dawei...Talks on census-taking given in Chipwe...Drug possessor arrested in Kyaukme...Fire engulfs Mandalay beer pub...National Nutrition Week launched in Falam...Water pumped out from blocked drains...Myanmar Football Federation rules sanctions over MNL clash...Nay Pyi Taw Council provides teachers with SIM cards...African zebras, camels arrive in Mandalay zoo...Plan underway to construct 93 school buildings in eight townships of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Law course conducted in Nyaunglebin Tsp...Talks on human trafficking given in Ottarathiri Tsp...Project Document and MoU on building schools in Shan State (North and South) inked..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thura U Thet Oo Maung concurrently accredited to Morocco...U Maung Wai concurrently accredited to Swiss Confederation...Union Defence Minister receives former WB President former US Dy Secretary of Defence...Debate on Pacific Crisis, 21st Century Shift and Tripartite Diplomacy of China, US and India held...Mr. Quintana visits Central Prison in Insein...Work coordination meeting of Pyithu Hluttaw’s committee and commission held...UFM stresses to strengthen relations between ASEAN and China...UFM stresses to strengthen relations between ASEAN and China...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Assistant Professor from Hong Kong University...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Myanmar’s trade deficit reaches US$ 571.63 million for April-July in 2013-14 FY..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s move forward"..... ARTICLE: Myanmar, "Thailand mull to build a big deep-sea port" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe, Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 15 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw approves two reports, Health Ministry clarifies plans for 2013-14 FY...Duties assigned to young staff together with senior officials for avoiding generation gap: Dy Education Minister [Amyotha Hluttaw].....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No 34/2013) 8th Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (14th August, 2013) Appointment of members of Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Myanmar..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Though the human errors out of goodwill are excusable, civil servants are especially warned against breach of professional and amorality, misconduct and corruption" [President's speech]...Ceremony of taking heed of President and making affirmation held...Overpasses scattered in Yangon Region from 1989 to date...Expectant mother dies in lightning...Hilux, bus of No. 333 bus line head on in collision near YTU...MPF offers Waso robes to members of the Sangha...New Mandalay Industrial Zone Management Committee formed...Teaching aid donated to monastic education schools...Literary talk organized in Magway...Torrential rain causes flood in Tahley Sub-Township...Eye care provided to villagers in Myinmu...Despite lack of rainfall, Myaung farmers start paddy plantations...Educative talks on traffic rules organized...Heavy rain engulfs Kengtung...Auxiliary midwives under on-job training in Magway...Stake driven for construction of three-storey building at Bago University...Traditional medicine shortterm course conducted at Myeik Midwifery Training School...Informal education activity launched in Mawgyun...Drugs, related materials seized...RC bridge under construction in Hopin...Knowledge about danger of drugs disseminated...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-8-2013)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ye Htet Aung stands first in Singha Chiang Mai Open...Myanmar Inception Workshop opened...AIBD continues its 39th Annual Gathering, 12th conference on broadcasting development in Myanmar...Want to represent Myanmar at ASEAN Food & Beverage Exhibition?...President U Thein Sein accepts Credentails of Ambassadors of Canada, Spain...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets guests of Japan, US, EU Parliament...Symposium on arbitration held...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets Australian guest...Union Auditor-General receives AgCLIR Assessment Team...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Japanese Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Rush hour management"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 14 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves K 410.972 billion allocation to give loans to state-owned enterprises..... EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 33/2013) 7th Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (13th August, 2013) Appointment of deputy ministers.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein’s address to be aired on MRTV...It needs to establish good relations between government and sports federations: Vice-President U Nyan Tun...Students provided with stipends of Nay Pyi Taw bus lines...Pieces of sawn teak timber seized in Hlegu...Heroin seized in Indaw, Homalin, Lashio...Gangaw plans to carry out rural development tasks...Illegally imported viscera of chicken seized...Ownerless seized oxen sold through auction...Basic officer course concludes...Stipends granted to offspring of members of Pyinmana All Bus Lines Supervisory Committee...Sanitation tasks carried out along Kalay-Gangaw railroad section...Water tanks donated to primary school in water-scarce village...Teachers invited to participate in 2013 World Teacher’s Day article contest...Water supply facilities in Mahaaungmye Tsp repaired...Power plants built in Mandalay District...Drug stores in Pyinmana inspected...Killer alligator captured dead (sic)...Crops protection undertaken in Taninthayi...Men’s Table Tennis Invitational Cup kicks off...Landslide blocks Tachilek- Monghsat Road...Creek overflows villages in Hsipaw Tsp...Small loans disbursed in Taninthayi Tsp...Government Employees Cooperative holds meeting...Yangon Region ABCC (Central) opens basic course for bus workers...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Chairman of Myanmar Press Council (Temporary)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Training aimed at securing Charity gold medals...Experts seek ways for implementation of Brahamaputra-Salween Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (BSL)...AIBD’s Annual Gathering and General Conference and Associated Meeting held...Myanmar-Japan Ministerial level meeting on natural disaster held...Union Attorney-General meets guests from NUS and UK aid Organization...Union Home Affairs Minister meets UNHCR Resident Representative...Union A&I Minister receives officials of USAID...MNHRC Chairman meets UN Special Rapporteur...Foreign exchange rates to be put on www. cbm.gov.mm, 01-8605100...Safety of tourists discussed in NyaungU..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Drought and anxiety of farmers"..... ARTICLE: "Breeding giant sea perch with remarkable success in Taninthayi Region" Byline: Myint Shwe (Fisheries Department)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 13 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University should be under S&T Ministry [Amyotha Hluttaw.]...Kalewa Coal-fired Power Plant to apply clean coal technology...[Pyithu Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint attends debate on Constituent Assembly and 1947 Constitution...Sanitation carried out at Pakokku Myoma Market...Servicemen, MPF members, people join hands in repairing roads, bridges...Heavy rains do not harm paddy plantations in Thaton...People evacuated from Kugyun Village of Pakokku Tsp...Roads on low-lying areas inundated in Kengtung...Talks on taking census held...Mini book corners stationed at cinemas in Yangon...Loans disbursed in Nay Pyi Taw market...Invasive traffic island in downtown Yangon being repaired...Debris clearance starts in post-conflict Meiktila...Inter-university volleyball tourney kicks off in Mandalay...Magway town hall roof falls off...Securities stop girl’s attempted suicide...Complaints for bribery and corruption...Donation for flood-hit religious buildings in Mon State...Cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy demonstrated...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Local people evacuated to safe places in Mongphyat...Pragmatic approach needed to create better future of Kachin State: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Myanmar media development discussed...Liaison Office opened at Letpadaungtaung Project Area...Narcotic drugs, arms and ammunition seized...Press release on the meeting between the Ministry of Information and Myanmar Press Council (Temporary)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan plays crucial role in implementation of Thilawa Special Economic Zone...Pigeon with “THAILAND” mark captured...MRTV interviews AP editor...Myanmar, Japan to promote tourism industry...Myanmar, Japan to cooperate in construction works...Security measures for tourists coordinated in NyaungU District..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The first step" [Peace process]
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 12 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 August 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government would assist in solving livelihood problems of IDPs and will work together with international organizations to clear land mines and to build low-cost housings...Free surgical operation performed at Nay Pyi Taw Zabuthiri Specialist Hospital...Erosion of Nerinzara River causes landslide in Kalay Township...Dawn alms offered to members of the Sangha in Monghsat...Township FDA checks medicines, destroys expired ones...Homalin gets Pyinnya Hmawkham library...Two dead in traffic accident on expressway...Buddha Images conveyed to Sagaing Region Shwedagon Pagoda replica...Fire erupts at Bago brick factory...Gangaw sesame farmers see high yield as rain showers...Dozens catch fever in NyaungU Tsp...Tomato supply to Kyaukpadaung market increases...Outstanding students honoured at Homalin BEHS No 2...New Gyongyonkya bridge to be built...Book corners opened in Minbu...Securities stop girl’s attempted suicide in Kamayut...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets PCG, leaders of Shan and Kachin nationality affairs groups...Educative talks given at Kawthoung Women’s Vocational Training School...Nutrition Week Activity commences in Hlinethaya...Kayin State launches nutrition week activity 2013...Vocational training courses conclude in Maungtaw...Flood victims return home after water level of Donthami Creek subsides...Road repaved for convenience of people in Myeik...Families of Defence Services, wellwishers donate cash and kind to Tatkon monasteries, nunneries...Thanantana Dhammapalaka (Hindu) Association donates Waso robes to members of the Sangha..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Former Myanmar selected footballers, Thai selected players to meet in tune-up match...Most notorious human trafficking ring leader to be charged in accordance with Thai law...UCSB, Japan to cooperate in HRD...Mr Tomas Ojea Quintana arrives in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Into the World Heritage list".....ARTICLES: "Sayagyi’s Birthday Centenary" By Ba Than... "Thriving market in Shwegondine Junction" By Hsu Tha Byay
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 11 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 August 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham looks into education, health and development undertakings in Myitkyina...Tachilek-Taunggyi overnight trip...Monsoon football tourney commences in Sagaing...Diamond orb, pennant-shaped vane conveyed to temporary prayer hall...Paungde Buddha tooth relic conveyance to commence soon...Fire engulfs one house in Thaton...Vandals of Wunna Theikdi Stadium under interrogation...Region Hluttaw representatives observe breeding farms in Patheingyi Township...Myanmar Culture Traditions - Thanakha...Ambulance donated to social services association in Singaing...Mandalay to host wedding fair in open season...Development undertakings inspected in Sagaing Region...500 houses affected by erosion in Ngazun Tsp...Farming rights certificates presented in Leshi Tsp...Traditional medicines course opened in Kyaukme...Prizes, refreshment given to students...Milk fed to students at Sagaing BEPS No 7...368 basic education schools reopened in Kayin State...School health activity performed in Myanaung...Animal vaccines provided in Mon State...New WVO Office opened in Waw Township...SWRR Minister accepts cash donation for flood victims...Union Peace-making Work Committee, ABSDF hold Union level peace talks...Artificial Turf hockey pitch cleared..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japanese, Myanmar experts inspect sites for construction of embankment, sluice gate..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Future challenge for Yangon".....ARTICLES: "Myanmar Tradition of Rain Calling" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt..."Display of trophies, medals, awards in sports events to uplift sporting spirit of Myanmar athletes" Byline: Maung Nway Thit; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 10 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends work coord meeting of committees, commissions.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No.67/2013) 3rd Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (9th August, 2013) Renaming of Union Ministry...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 32/2013) 3rd Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (9th August, 2013) Rakhine State Ministers reshuffled....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: National reform leading committee led by the President has been formed separately to direct efforts on reform programme...Tasks for socio-economic development...Knowledge about taking census shared in Thaton Township...People of Ahlon Tsp face inundation...Loss of over K 90 million exposed in Hlinethaya Tsp within two days...Thief from Yebyu arrested in Thakayta...Telephone technician falls from phone post...Illegal two-digit lottery gamblers arrested in Mahlaing...Ministry of H&T to organize colour photo contest...Schools reopen in Myawady...Clean-up follows as flood wanes...Farming rights certificates presented to farmers in Pyinmana...Heavy rain causes flood in Hsipaw...Chin State MPT to sell 2000 more SIM cards...Meeting on architecture of Kachin State Hluttaw held...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Notification No. 23/2013 3rd Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME (9th August, 2013) Kayah National Race Democracy Party allowed to register as political party...Liaison office at Latpadaungtaung project area...Kanyutkwin upgraded to town...Authorities defusing violence following from a body of drowned person...Inter-village bridge commissioned into sevice in Twantay Tsp...Workshop on community assistance members for child protection held in NyaungU...L&F Ministry donates feedstuff, medicine to flood victims of Bilin Township...Bank erosion damages Aung Mingala Market in Taninthayi...Floods destroy some paddy fields...Cash donated to flood victim farmers in Bilin Township...Sanitation carried in flood-affected urban area of Hlaingbwe...Record rainfall in YeU..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Thai companies to join in rubber, oil palm cultivation...Myanmar Wushu team leave for Philippines...www.27seagames2013.com for sports information...AP opens Myanmar bureau...Myanmar, Thailand meet in anti-human trafficking meeting...Indian Consulate-General organizes painting, essay contests...Announcements of Successful Tenderer for 3 International Airport Projects in Myanmar...Myanmar-China to cooperate in science and technological sector...Union Health Minister attends GMS meeting in Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Balance of power"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 9 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Legislative body responsible to enact laws that serve interest of State and people: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw speaker [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, 12th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Plan to hold educative talks once every two weeks in Sagaing...Kinda Dam canal under dredging for proper flow of water...Wall of the building collapses on light truck...Taking of census disseminated in Waingmaw...AT Creek in Lashio inundates roads and urban areas...Snatchers arrested with stolen money...Entrepreneurs set up production industries, group-owned forest plantation...Reforestation for environmental conservation in Thandaunggyi...Bamboo shoots distributed to customers...Basic driving course kicks off...Paungde sets up Anti-Narcotics Association...2013 Myanmar Chess Open 27 Aug-5 Sept...Monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Nganzun...Collective tree planting ceremony held in Meiktila...Monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Madaya...Mandalay Region sees nearly 150 book corners... Cement truck turns upside down in Bilin Tsp...Drainage works carried out in Pyinmana...Chief Justice of the Union stresses important role of courts in ensuring rule of law...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Press Release Team Press Release (15/2013) 8 August, 2013 2nd Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME Press Release on the Promulgation of Anti-Corruption Law...Myanmar Gazette...Farmers urged to take out all compensations not later than 30 Sep...Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar...Water level of Ngawun River likely to fall under its danger level..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Singaporean counterpart, PM...Myanmar fully supports endeavours for establishment of ASEAN Community...Number of Thai tourists top at Shwedagon Pagoda...NPED Union Minister participates in Myanmar Business Forum in Germany...Union FM felicitates Singaporean counterpart...Union Religious Affairs Minister receives the Elders delegation...Villages project in Myanmar discussed...Myanmar-Japan to promote cooperation...Seventh China-ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest invites contestants...Union Attorney-General receives Singaporean professor, division head of Malaysia-based book distribution Co..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Breast milk and infant health"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 8 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Right canal irrigation system of North Yama Dam suspended due to complaints [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Amyotha Hluttaw to continue discussion on issuance of citizenship scrutiny cards for children at orphanages.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Myawady Press Release Team Notification No (14/2013) 7th August, 2013 1st Waxing of Wagaung, 1375 ME Press release on the matter related to enactment of Region/State Hluttaw Bill 2013.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife attend monsoon tree-planting ceremony...Inlay Lake under conservation with greening tasks...Illegal electricity supplier taken action...Narcotic drugs seized in Mawlu...KhinU farmers happy with rainwater...Fallen power line electrocutes woman...Over 260 educational staff appointed in Yamethin Township...Floated firewood penetrates market in rainy season...First batch of GSM SIM cards sold in Mawlu...Kalay starts monsoon paddy plantations...Wards, villages in Kyaunggon affected by flood...Wabo Station Hospital expected to open soon...GSM SIM cards presented to education staff in Pyinmana...Educative talk on censustaking organized...Percussion lock firearms seized in forest reserve...Husks fetches high price...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker attends Debate on AFPFL and Panglong Conference...Myanmar discharges 68 underage soldiers...Blockage on Kutkai-Muse Union Highway cleared...SLCC-MDY opens Shan language, literature course...Outstanding student needs assistance in Gangaw Township...Complaints about taxation system invited...Bayintnaung Market fumigated...Seizure of snatcher exposes more snatching cases on the buses...Hill ringroad expanded for public safety...Phone post falls down, leaving woman cyclist injured...Ye-Dawei railroad section reopened...Flood victims in Kayin State return home..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar will assume 2014 ASEAN Chairmanship by ensuring centrality of ASEAN; obtaining ASEAN consensus; representing ASEAN in strengthening, promoting closer relations with external partners...Navy helps foreign vessel at sea...Concrete jetty handed over to MPA in Kyaukpyu...www.27seagames2013.com for sports information...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives JICA Chairman and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Going to SEA Games? For what?".....ARTICLE: "A Study on the History of the Shwedagon Pagoda" Dr.Saw Mra Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 7 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: MPs call for amending law and rules of Myanmar’s Mining Law [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw]...“National Races’ Rights Protection Bill” clarified..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash and vehicle donated for leprosy patients...Buddhist Youth Culture Instructor Course commences...Health care services provided to nuns...Essay contest marks drug elimination...Hoteliers of Inlay donate two fire engines, cash...Free clinics serving patients...Yaw region meeting development thanks to Myanma Railways...Traditional dances in practice...Trawlergy overturns in Ngaphe...Public satisfaction high on the agenda: Union SWRR Minister...World Breastfeeding Week 2013 activities marked...Relief aid for flood victims in Myawady...Community-based teak plantations established in Meiktila...Educative talk on drug held in Nawnghkio...Shan State Chief Minister meets local people, traders in Muse...Talks on traffic rules given in Sittway...Shwetaung Township gets new transformer...Four-district football championship kicks off in Bago...Tractors employed to Natogyi to plant damaged farms...Literary talk given in Sagaing...District Level Extempore Talks, Debate, Poem and Tale Contest held in Katha...Auxiliary midwife course concluded in Sagaing...Outstanding students honoured in Maungtaw District...Village library put into service in Thazi Township...Relief aid provided to victims of landslide...Township Support Committee finally constituted in Thanatpin...Illegal teak doors seized at Baydingon Checkpoint...Seized cattle auctioned in Shwegyin Tsp...Union A&I Minister inspects thriving crops plantation under irrigation system in Nay Pyi Taw...Foodstuffs, personal goods provided to flood victims...Lashio-Hsenwi motor road flooded..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Britain supports endeavour of President in Rakhine State issue...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Banks and Monetary Development Committee meets D-G of IRD...Myanmar Wushu team leaves for Manila...27 hotels reserved for athletes in SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure nationwide ceasefire through common aspiration"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 6 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Organizational set-up of enterprises depends on cost-to-income ratio to ensure a healthy financial measure: Deputy NPED Minister [Pyithu Hluttaw, 18th day]...Plan to take deterrent action against trafficking of narcotic drugs in Tamu and Kalay regions [Amyotha Hluttaw, 18th day].....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Press Release Team Press Release (12/2013) 14th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (5 August, 2013) Press release on relief and rehabilitation works in flood-hit regions...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Peace-making Work Committee, ABSDF reach four-point agreement...Prevention of floods at Bago River inspected...Taung-in Bridge, Nanmagyi Bridge commissioned into service in Mohnyin Township...Pajero plunges off Sule Railway Overpass...Hmawby Creek swollen at Ward 4...Tatmadawmen clear debris on Ye-Dawei railroad section...Health care services given to flood victims in Taninthayi...Monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Pyinmana...Tree planting ceremony held near Ananda Temple in Bagan...Palethwe paddy yield 159 baskets per acre in Saw Township...Books donated to Sagaing Cooperative University...Educative talk on drugs given in Kengtung University...Foodstuffs and household goods provided to flood victims in Kyain-Seikkyi...Model plot of Ayeyarmin quality paddy strains cultivated in Kalay...Mandalay Region MCWSC launches nutrition week activity...132 grams of heroin seized in Myitkyina...Flood victims provided with rice and clothing in Thaton...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint attends Debate on Myanmar’s Sociopolitics Value and Democratic Transition...State of the Sea..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann observes courses under Hluttaw capacity enhancement programme...Tourists observe Bogyoke Bronze Statue in Magway...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives Korean delegation...MOFA conducts Basic English and Foreign Service Skills Course for LDCs...A flock of globetrotters seen in front of City Hall in downtown Yangon...Korean Taekwondo team, K-Pop band to perform in Yangon...New Legs, New Life for Myanmar Disabled...Knowledge share about hosting XXVII SEA Games in Myeik..... "PERSPECTIVES": "We cannot allow transformation to fail" .....ARTICLE: "LESSONS FROM THE HORRORS OF HIROSHIMA" Maung Hlaing..."On Conflicts" By Pyay Oo (Ayeyarwady)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 06 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 5 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 August 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Commitment of local people to sustainable regional development necessary: Union Minister...Bombs believed to be dating back to Second World War unearthed in Bago...New concrete road emerges in Twantay...Incineration of illegal goods, unfit foodstuff in Muse...Seizure of stimulant tablets from two suspects in Kawthoung...Gambling baron and accomplices taken into police custody...Sausage factory fire in Shwelinban Industrial Zone...Organizers to auction Myathalun pagoda festival dance troupe site...Rural health centre opened in Myitkyina...Nutrition week campaign launched in Rakhine State...Educative talks on traditional customs of Myanmar women organized...Hospital equipment donated to Sittway General Hospital...Narcotic drugs worth K 132 million seized in Mandalay...Union Minister comforts patients at Workers’ Hospital, visits training school...Assistance provided to flood victims in Ingapu Township...Foodstuffs, clothes donated to flood victims in Hpa-an, Kyaikmaraw...Proper flow of water carried out in inundated areas in Kengtung...Talks on DHF prevention given at SPEI (Mandalay)...Pests seen at paddy saplings in Yedashe...Plan of International Older Persons Care clarified...Teachers attending special refresher course No (52) at CICS (Zeebingyi) visit SPEI (Mandalay)...One man died of motorbike hit in Pyay...Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Nanda Kyaw Swa observes scout course...Union Energy Minister spotlights importance of human resources development..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Entertainments for opening and closing of SEA Games discussed...Foreigners visit District IPRD library in Kengtung...Pencak Silat athletes leave for Indonesia...Speaker of the House of Commons of UK and party conclude visit...Plan of International Older Persons Care clarified..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Natural disasters and diseases".....ARTICLES: "The International Music and Myanmar People" Maung Khine Zaw..."Myanmar Karatedo athletes in sports trial hoping success in SEA Games" Byline: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 4 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 August 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Greater transparency of revised contract, corporate social responsibility activities in the project area imperative...Staff, entrepreneurs urged to develop livestock breeding...Relief supplies reach heavy downpour-hit areas in Kayin State...Police, foresters spoil attempts Crime to transport of Illegal teak in Hlegu...Paunglaungkan Village in Pakokku in transition to mechanized farming...Upgraded school, new gravel road opened in Ngazun Township...Preventive measures against erosion carried out in Mohnyin Tsp...Over 5500 acres of farmland affected by inundation in Kyauktan Tsp...Concrete guarders installed on railway bridge...Tree planting ceremony held in Mandalay...Teaching orientation course concludes...Free clinic for children under five years opened in Yekyi...Sanitation carried out at flood-hit Villages...Compensation for crops given in Meiktila...Talks on agricultural development in Kyaukse...Knowledge about anti-human trafficking shared in PyinOoLwin...Basic Librarian Course conducted in Kyikha Sub- Township...Gamblers arrested in Kyaukme...Union Industry Minister looks round Kyaukse Industrial Zone...Repayment period for agricultural loans to be deferred: Union A & I Minister...Myawady-Kawkareik motor road reopens..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Return home of victorious National Sports Myanmar Sepak Takaraw sports team...Myanmar entrepreneur files lawsuit against ‘Korean firm...German’s research, advanced education informed...Thai, Myanmar entrepreneurs meet in Myeik..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strong commitment of efforts from all"..... ARTICLES: "Freshwater fish breeding" Byline: Than Oo Wai (Livestock)..."Religious Ceremonies Monastic Schools" (The following is a reproduction of an article published in Myanmar Hotels and Tourism Guide 2013.—Ed)..... POEM: "MAY THE GOLDEN DOVE MELODIOUSLY COO!"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 3 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Sagaing Region Hluttaw continues third day...Environmental Conservation and Forestry Ministry to listen to voices of local people while implementing 30-year National Forestry Master Plan [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Bill amending Eye Donation Law submitted at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun provides assistance to flood victims in Kawkareik Township...Nay Pyi Taw FC to host Yangon United FC at Wunna Theikdhi Stadium...Charity football match for Toungoo Education Network...Three fishing boat crew die Accident while cleaning oil tank...Suspect of stealing top-up cards at mobile shop arrested...Man under arrest in stabbing of policeman...Man under arrest in stabbing of policeman...Man dies from electrocution in Hlegu...Man found dead in Magway highway bus terminal...Shwedagon Pagoda replica under construction in Meiktila...Contributors honoured for fund-raising entertainment...Saplings distributed to villagers in Patheingyi...Taung-in and Nanmagyi bridges opened in Mohnyin Township...UEC’s Bridge Course concludes...Monthly weather forecast on August, 2013...Union Industry Minister on inspection tour of Mandalay Region...Police helping flood victims...Low-cost SIM cards distributed in Katha...NyaungU District organizes monsoon tree growing ceremony...Chin State government official and locals meet in Falam...Low-cost SIM cards sold in Gangaw...Tatmadaw (Army, Navy, Air) donate foodstuff to flood victims...Water levels at Hpa-an, Ngathainggyoung..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Victorious Myanmar Judo team back home...10th China-ASEAN Expo to be held in Nanning of China...English Language course given to MPs, officials of Hluttaw Office...Union FM receives Bangladeshi Advisor on Health Affairs...Myanmar-US anti-human trafficking seminar organized...Myanmar, US to cooperate in combating trafficking in persons...Union FM receives US guest...Myanmar-Thai border meeting successfully concluded...Human trafficking combating discussed...Indians who illegally entered Myanmar arrested...Human trafficking, census taking educative talks given in Singaing...Farming machinery driving course conducted in Nyaunglebin...House collapses under heavy rains in Myeik..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Silence is golden" [re media freedom]..... ARTICLES: "Alma Mater of computer technicians in Myeik" Byline: Khaing Htoo (Myeik)..."Adolescent Pregnancy: Timing make a difference" By Moe Thu
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 2 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 August 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Myanmar to award 1557 medals, 460 gold, 460 silver and 637 bronze to athletes at 27th SEA Games [Pyithu Hluttaw, 16th day]...Amyotha Hluttaw approves National Food Law.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Press Release Team Press Release (11/2013) 10th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (1st August, 2013) Press release on progress in implementation of relief and rehabilitation works in flood-hit regions.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Exact data needed for national development: President - Country-wide census-taking (2014) process clarified...BRT’s 40 km long commute into downtown Yangon to be in operation soon...Unidentified man struck by two vehicles while crossing Strand Road...Flash flood in low-lying areas of Monghsat Township...Man arrested for slaying young woman and her infant in South Dagon...Boats collide head-on, killed one in the sea off Kyunsu Township...Vice-President U Nyan Tun visits relief camps, provides necessary assistance to flood victims in Kayin State...Station hospital in Budalin Tsp gets radiology dept...Educative talks on taxation given in Monywa...Magway region minister visits dams...Kinda Dam water level at record low...Flood hits Myanmar-Thai border town...Nay Pyi Taw junction needs traffic light...One dies in boat and oil tanker collision...Decentralization and Restructuring Administration Debate held...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Notification (No. 19/2013) 10th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (1st August, 2013) All Nationalities Democracy Party (Kayah State) allowed to register as political party...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. (20/2013) 10th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (1st August, 2013) 36 Defence Services Personnel Region and State Hluttaw representatives substituted...Opium worth K 7.2 million seized...Opium worth K 5.6 million seized...Cooperative University kicks off first sports competition...Violence could result in loss of lives and properties on both sides: Vice-President..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of House of Commons of Britain meets students at Diamond Jubilee Hall of University of Yangon...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds coord meeting, receives US guests...Trainees leave for Israel to attend agriculture course...Japanese NGO visit fire stations in Mandalay...The tentatively selected Myanmar hockey team comprising 20 members left for Malaysia on 31 July to take joint training together with Malaysian hockey teams...Workshop on IT applications in banking jointly-organised by two large Vietnamese enterprises, AVIM in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Floods and natural disasters"..... ARTICLE: "Vishnu ancient city poised to be included in World Heritage List" Byline: Ye Khaung Nyunt; Photo: Po Htaung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 1 August, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 August 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 29/2013) 9th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (31st July, 2013) Governor, Vice-Governors of Central Bank of Myanmar appointed...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 30/2013) 9th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (31st July, 2013) Vice-Governor of Central Bank of Myanmar appointed.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann to serve as Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....HLUTTAW STATEMENT: Statement of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw as to peace, rule of law and friendly co-existence among citizens.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Draw demarcation line between politics and religion Mixing religion with politics would go against true teachings of various faiths [translated transcript of President U Thein Sein’s Monthly Radio Address to the Nation]...President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...Water levels at Hpa-an, Ngathainggyoung...Women’s capacity enhancement course conducted...Staff families of President Office donate medicines...Approach road to Yenatha Bridge on Thayet-Kanma Road inundated...Fire breaks out at Lapyaewun Plaza...Boat sunk in Khamaukkyi Creek due to heavy rains...Flood victims accommodated at relief camps in Kawkareik District...Low-cost SIM cards distributed to shopkeepers of Nay Pyi Taw markets...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Shwedagon Pagoda, offers Waso Robes to Alodawpyae Sayadaw...Union Minister visits Yangon University of Computer Studies...Storm News...Torrential rains cause flash flood in Kayin State...Torrents cause flood in Ye...Coordination meeting for opening OPD at charity hospital in Dawei...School health activity performed in Namhkam...Talks on traffic rules given...MPs meet partnership for disabled...Chemical fertilizers, pesticides introduced in Nattalin...Duty and functions of MPF clarified in Pobbathiri Township...Bilin River inundates Yangon-Mawlamyine Road...Village Administrator Cup Football Tourney kicks off...Zwegabin self-reliant library put into service in Dimawhso Tsp...State level peace talks between Union Peace-making Work Committee and Taaung (Palaung) National Liberation Army (TNLA)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Swiss counterpart...Myanmar to take part in 47th Asian Body-building and Fitness Championship...Union FM felicitates Swiss counterpart...British Delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda...Monsoon tree growing ceremony marks Japan- Myanmar friendship...India-Myanmar border consultation held...Thabyaynyo education chairty group holds plenum...WTO’s EIF programme introduced...Union FM receives Senior Advisor to President Obama...Myanmar, France signs debt clearance agreement...MoC signed for implementation of publicbased health projects in poor transport areas..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Pay your taxes, steer your nation to democracy and development".....ARTICLE: "JULY, AUGUST...RAINS AND FLOODS" Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 31 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 31 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves appointments of Central Bank’s governor, vice-governors..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (30-7-2013)...Yangon United FC: Champions of MNL Football Tournament for third consecutive years...Floodwater erodes embankment in Kani Township...Lashio Anti-narcotic Squad (Special) seizes stimulant tablets in Nawnghkio...Plan to build Mawlamyine golf course into Tourism modernity, five-star hotel in progress...Milk-feeding ceremony held in Bogale...Toungoo education networks meet...Township level ASEAN Quiz organized in Pyinmana...Future Light Library opened in Myothit Township...Landslip occurs in Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda...Heavy rain causes landslip in Bago...Heavy rains overwhelm Myawady...Bago Region MMA to organize seventh conference...Pitakat Chamber, Pitakat treatises donated...Magway Region Chief Minister offers provisions to monasteries...Workshop on disaster risk reduction held...Free health care services provided to Mandalarians...Houses moved to safe places as landslide causes in Padaung...Stimulant tablets worth K 22.2 million seized in Nawnghkio...Illegal frozen beef seized...Low pressure area intensified into a depression..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar would make full cooperation with EU: President...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Speaker of British House of Commons...Union Election Commission Chairman back home...Japan Grant Aid (JGA) honoured...Myanmar, US discuss development of legal affairs...Union FM receives EU’s Ambassador to Myanmar...Freedom of worship allowed in the country in accord with the Constitution...86th Anniversary Founding of People’s Liberation Army of China celebrated...Myanmar, Brazil sign technological cooperation agreement...Bitumen Technical Seminar held...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets British Speaker of the House of Commons and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In pursuit of education"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 August 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 30 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Myanmar Engineering Council Bill put forward to Pyithu Hluttaw...Amyotha Hluttaw approves proposal to scrutinize lands where no projects implemented.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 28/2013) 7th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (29 July, 2013) Appointment of Deputy Minister [for Sports]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Heroin, stimulant tablets, uncut jades seized in Myitkyina ...Anti-erosion measures taken in Maubin Township...Pregnant vagrant woman gives birth to baby girl in Sule Pagoda...Monastery keeps ancient boat...Judges and judicial officers sworn in...Mandalay traditional boxing challenge ends in tie...Medical equipment donated to Mandalay Children’s hospital...Repair of underwater Internet cable due to complete by 31 July...Rainfall records set in Monghsat, Kawkareik...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets MWEA’s chairperson...Law Making Seminar kicks off...Ownerless sawn timber seized at forest reserve in Kani Township...Flood prevention carried out in Thegon...Laterite road repaired on self-reliant basis...People, police join hands in arresting gold necklace snatcher in Hlinethaya...School health activity performed in Kyaikmaraw Township...How to put obese Mohnyin woman on train carriage..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Moroccan King...Myanmar, Brazil to cooperate in economic, judicial sectors...Border traders visit three GMS nations...Commerce Ministry planning Myanmar-India border markets...China’s largest rescue ship conducts drill with Myanmar rescue vessels...Union Health Minister visits universities, hospitals in Thailand...Speaker of the House of Commons of UK arrives in Yangon...Myanmar, AusAID hold First High Level Consultations...Shwe natural gas project starts delivering natural gas through Myanmar-China gas pipeline..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The first impression" ["...As Yangon is the first stop for foreigners visiting Myanmar we all must be aware that the first impression is the lasting impression."]
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 29 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 July 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends harvest ceremony of 440-acre Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation...New road sections contributes to smooth transport in rural region...Seizure of stimulant tablets, heroin in Mogaung, Lashio Townships...Anti-DHF measures carried out in Yamethin Tsp...X-ray equipment donated to Insein Hospital...Talks on drug abuse given at Mandalay BEHS-22...Okkalapa flooded without heavy rain...Kayah state government to spend K 48 mln on repair of landmark lake...Pyinmana Township police force meet townselders...Winners awarded in Senior PGA Championship...Flood Bulletin...New rainfall record set in Kawkareik...Water level forecast for first 10- day of August 2013...Drug Addict Treatment and Rehabilitation Course concludes...Yangon University to admit 300 undergraduate students this year...Schoolchildren fed milk in Mawlamyinegyun...Low pressure moves to Orissa Coast..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Foreign visitors allowed to be paid (sic) in local currency to discover Myanmar’s rich cultural heritage in National Museum (Yangon)...Myanmar’s border checkpoints to allow entry and exit of Thai, other foreign visitors...Myanmar-Thai border trade promotion seminar organized...Roundtable discussion on judicial affairs...Locals from Kachin State voice concerns over restart of Myitsone Project...ANA to increase capacity on two Asian routes...Biography of H.E. Mr John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, UK Parliament...New dredgers arrive from China...Free health care provided to workers, people in Hmawby...U Aung Khin Soe presents credentials to Indian President...Workshop on hosting ASEAN meetings concludes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Mosquitoes and dengue fever"..... ARTICLES: "Foreign companies start feasibility studies in Myanmar’s oil, gas sector" Byline: Maung Thitsar..."From the comprehensive strategic partnership to ……" Nay Myo Thiha
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 28 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 July 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Air Bagan, Htoo Foundation grow trees in Hlawga watershed area...Human error-related car accident kills one, hurt 16 in Minhla Township...S/Okkalapa mom gives birth to triplets...YCDC puts more garbage collection trucks into its sanitation fleet...Rural region electrification through solar power in Ayeyawady Region...Man fatally struck by express train in Thegon...Disabled man catches Photo News alight and dies in fire negligence...Crash involved three vehicles on Yangon-Pyay road...Kalewa producing third-grade coals...Shan State government grants aids to victims of strong winds...Remote villages in Chin State get free WiFi access...Educative talks on human trafficking, domestic violence organized in Lewe Tsp...Homalin Township gets new library in rural area...One killed, three injured in bee stings in Gangaw...Farming rights certificates presented to farmers...Inter-faith workshop organized...Educative talks on taxation given [photo]...Supporting Committee for Livestock Breeding and Meat and Fish Sector Development meets...Chairmen, members of DACs elected in townships of Katha District...Local youths participate in Invitational Sepak Takraw tourney...An ancient postbox decorated with ten jataka preserved in Yamethin...Rule of law discussed in Khamaukkyi Sub-Township...Industrial crops course conducted in Myeik...Stipends provided to students of Thayet Township WVO...Plan underway to inject antirabies vaccines...Myanmar Peace Festival-2013 launched to raise funds for peace making process...State of the Sea..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: No environmentally and socially harmful projects to be allowed in Dawei SEZ...Joint Symposium on Civil Engineering and Future Infrastructure Development held...Two companies get accreditation for Mercedes-Benz distribution...Press conference on Hajj pilgrimage tours held...JGA presented certificate of honour...Workshop between Eminent Persons of ASEAN Political and Security Community concludes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Racial integration"..... ARTICLES: "Ocean Supermarket in Mawlamyine to be completed in 2015" Byline and Photo: Ko Thet (Botahtaung)..."Theravada Buddhism"..."Kyaikmaraw Township to see 5000-ton cement plant soon" Byline: Thaw Zet
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 27 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves four bills including Anti-Corruption Bill - "The Treasury Bond Exchange and Sale Bill, the Region/State Hluttaw Bill (2013), the Natural Disaster Risk Management Bill and the Anti-Corruption Bill were approved at today’s Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Session.".....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Press Release Team Press Release No. 10/2013 4th Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (26th July, 2013) - [Outlines the religious/ethnic violence in the country and the Government's responses and policies]...Complaints for bribery and corruption..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Bay Bulletin...Kawthoung woman charged with two-digit gambling...Man arrested in connection with 12 counts of rear-view mirror theft...Man found dead near old Thakayta bridge...Road to SwunU Ponnya Shin Pagoda upgraded...Prize presenting, merits sharing ceremony held in Pakokku Tsp...Stove fire in Amarapura Township...Distribution of K 1500 low-priced SIM cards starts in Mon State...Shwe Kon Maw Cooperative Team gets loan...Winners in colonial buildings auction to be unveiled soon...Plan to preserve Shwe Kyaung revealed...Substitution of natural gas pipe line completed...Traffic accidents reduction measures carried out in Haka...Prize awarding for 3rd Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 2013 held...Committee to implement report of Latpadaungtaung Mining Project investigation commission committed to boosting country’s economy, poverty alleviation..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Workshop between “Eminent Persons” launched...Preparatory meeting for (ASCC) 2/2013 meeting and national level workshop on ASCC Mid Term Review held...MoU on 500 megawatt combined cycle power plant project inked...Vietnamese delegation concludes visits...Myanmar, Japan to cooperate in agriculture development sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Love Your Health"..... ARTICLE: "THE CONCEPT OF ANATTA" (In commemoration of the Anattalakkhana Sutta preached by the Buddha on the 5th waning day of Waso) Dr. Saw Mra Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 26 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Vietnam National Assembly chair highlights friendship, cooperation as aid for success of each country’s reform, development [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 7th day]...Pyithu Hluttaw committee, commission meets..... EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 18/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Union Ministers reshuffled...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No.19/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Appointment of deputy minister...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 20/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Appointment of deputy minister...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 21/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Appointment of deputy minister...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 22/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Resignation of deputy ministers allowed...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 23/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Assigned duty as deputy minister...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No.24/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Appointment of Chief of Myanmar Police Force...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No 25/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Deputy Ministers Reshuffled...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 26/2013) 3rd Waning of Waso, 1375 ME (25th July, 2013) Appointment of Deputy Minister..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President visits 200-bed People’s Hospital, universities in Monywa...Low pressure formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal...Heroin hidden in umbrella seized in Tanai...Three suspects taken into police custody in connection with fashion shop burglary...Speedster charged over dangerous driving in Lashio...Rural region development undertakings in Ayeyawady Region...Palethwe seed production starts in Lashio...Waso robes offered in Zabuthiri Tsp...Waso flower offering ceremony held in Kyaukme...Farming rights certificates presented to farmers in Thabeikkyin Tsp...Mini Book Corners opened in Haka...Educative talks given for reduction of crimes...Dedaye downtown road being upgraded...Cascades completed in Yamethin District...Leading Committee for Exploring Mineral Resources and Ensuring Transparency in Industrial Firms (2/2013) Meeting held...Myanmar Gazette...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker attends debate on federalism theory and practice...Heavy falls warning..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Maldivian counterpart...Myanmar, Japan hold workshop on road technology...Hoping for influx of foreign investors stokes up Yangon’s property rental market boom...Yangon Region Chief Minister meets Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman...Union Border Affairs Minister meets WFP Resident Rep...Workshop on holding ASEAN meetings held...Bago Region Hluttaw, FNF Foundation of Germany hold workshop...Vietnam National Assembly chair highlights friendship, cooperation as aid for success of each country’s reform, development..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Agricultural sector, main driving engine"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 25 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Advance income tax collection on export and import means to avoid tax exemption, to ensure healthy tax culture [Pyithu Hluttaw, 14th day]...Amyotha Hluttaw approves Union Judiciary Law [Amothya Hluttaw, 14th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadana Theinga) inaugurated...Yangon FC draws its away game against Yadanarbon FC...Teachers urged to have sense of duty to accomplish their mission of encouraging students to reach their full physical and mental potentials...Mandalay stadium construction project nearing completion...Traffic accidents claim lives of 116 road users during past six months in Mon State...Pilgrimage bus plunges off the road in Myinmu...Alm bowls and Waso robes offered at Koehtetgyi...Villagers volunteer in anti-erosion efforts...School uniforms donated to students in Meiktila relief camps...Artesian wells sunk in arid zone...Old grenade found in village...Fingerlings released into dams in Kyaukse...Vice-Chairman of Union Peace-making Work Committee meets religious leaders in Myitkyina...Mini book corners opened in Haka...Media bill discussed...Summary of observations at 9:30 hr M.S.T on 24-7-2013...Bay Inference...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham views development tasks of Sagaing Region...KIO opens Technical Advisory Team to step up peace process..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Vietnam to step up bilateral cooperation from similar standpoints of promoting regional peace, stability and development...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman...Country Director of UNWFP presents Credentials to Union FM...Four experts of WTO observe Pyithu Hluttaw...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker, Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman sign two parliaments’ cooperation agreement...MEH Ltd signs MoU for amending previous agreement...Myanmar, ROK eyes agriculture sector development..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Responsibility in service industry"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 24 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Burma Company Act-1914 to be amended [Pyithu Hluttaw,13th day]...More surprise checks against car smuggling will be conducted at all possible routes [Amyotha Hluttaw, 13th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Amnesty granted to 73 prisoners...Ngawun River may reach danger level...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (23-7-2013)...Pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon teemed with devotees on Fullmoon Day of Waso...Rollover crash kills one, hurts Accident 23 garment factory workers on Yangon-Bago motorway...Minor blast occurs in Mahaaungmye Township, Mandalay...Mohnyin Man hands himself into police after stabbing adulterous wife and her lover...Sagaing Region gets new high school...Self-reliant bridge opened in Tatkon Tsp...Sittway traditional medicines team provides free healthcare...Community-based TB care workshop organized in Nay Pyi Taw...Use of combined harvester demonstrated in Patheingyi...Lesu LCCC donates victims (sic)...3rd Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 2013 kicks off...Low pressure area persists...Announcement on application for university entrance...Kalay District Sports Ground given a facelift...Public Announcement - A fault happened to SEA-ME-WE 3, underwater fiber cable link of Myanma Posts and Telecommunications, connecting with international cable links at about 5 pm on 22 July 2013...... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President receives Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets Adviser to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...Ten Japanese firms get go-ahead by MIC...UMFCCI to start third batch of Global MBA soon...Myanmar wins China-ASEAN chess championship...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds talks with Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the PLA...UEC Chairman holds talks with EU’s Special Adviser...Myanmar, China vow to boost strategic partnership...Union Attorney General receives Special Adviser to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...Ambassador Thiri Pyanchi U Tun Nay Linn presents Credentials to President of the Republic of Peru..... "PERSPECTIVES": "To be healthy".....ARTICLE: "What the Term “Dukkha” Means to Buddhists" Dr. Saw Mra Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 23 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 July 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangonites observe Dhammacakka Day on Fullmoon Day of Waso...Expresses plying between Kawthoung and Bokpyin...Bay Bulletin...Union Minister visits basic education schools in Mandalay...Chin State Chief Minister’s inspection tour of Haka...Couple carrying heroin, stimulant tablets taken into police custody...Knowledge on traffic gestures, Educative Talks traffic rules disseminated...Dawei-Yangon train carriage derails in Kyaikto...Talks on cattle breeding, integrated farming given...Brick wall collapses during torrential rains in Myeik...Excessive speed attributed to expressway rollover crashes...Man charged over former wife killing...Undisciplined private filling stations prohibited temporarily in Mandalay...Bridge construction works on Kalewa- Mawlaik road under implementation...Vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease...CDMA 800 MHZ phones can be used in Chin State...35 grams of heroin worth K 525,000 seized in Tachilek...Complaints for bribery and corruption...Bogyoke Aung San Museum (Natmauk) teemed with visitors...Activities of devotees at different religious edifices in Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon on the Waso fullmoon day...Pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw packed with devotees on Fullmoon Day of Waso..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitae of Chairman of National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Mr. Nguyen Sinh Hung...Road/bridge construction in Yangon set to complete prior to SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Health care".....ARTICLES: "Rain retreat (vassâvâso) for Buddhist monks" By Venerable Ariyajoti..."Hair in high demand to make wig" Maung Nway Thit Photo Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 22 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 July 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President urges MNHRC, IFG to work together with government to protect country’s image...66th Anniversary Martyr’s Day commemorative ceremonies...Dredger murder suspect under police interrogation...Person in the front seat killed as light truck crashes into back of stationary tractor-trailer...Drowning death after falling into water from raft in Toungoo Township...Toungoo remember Martyrs...Traffic rules knowledge for schoolchildren...Cash donated for lift at Mawlamyine Kyaikthanlan Pagoda...Industry Ministry leases Paleik Textile Factory on 30-year contract...Upgrading of inter-village road in Mandalay Region completes...Relocated Mandalay University Library resumes operation...Mandalay Region gets new high schools...Union Commerce Minister’s inspection tour of Pakokku...Magway Region MCWSC donates cash to fund for operations of cleft lip and palate patients...CSCs and household registration issued in Myanaung...Lane in Maha Bandoola Park paved with modern granite slabs...Union Peace-making Work Committee clarifies peace process...Preservation of 126-year-old ancient building in Thagara..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Sailing voyage, diving trips along Kawthoung beach attracts flux of globetrotters...Putting ancient three Pyu cities to World Heritage List coordinated..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do meritorious deeds on Waso full moon day"..... ARTICLES: "New market complex under construction in Mingala market compound" By Kyan Taing Aung (MMAL)..."Full moon Day of Waso commemorates Dhammacakka Sutta Day" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 21 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 July 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Low pressure still persists...Illegal arms, fake alcoholic drinks confiscated...Kachin State parliamentarians visit 500-acre model integrated farmland...Substitution of old analog meters for digital ones in Tatkon Township...Lawmakers, officials concerned hold talks on modification of mining bylaws...Drunken father beats his sixmonth- old baby boy to death for crying...Sabut Bridge construction nearing completion...Meiktila clock tower to get refurbishments...Stakes driven for construction staff quarters...Sanitation tasks carried out at schools in Sittway...Three injured in Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw Expressway accident...MR gets rid of squatting buildings off circular railroad area...Yangon traffic police charges average 20 traffic rules violators...School uniforms, exercise books provided to students in Hopan...Students take offertories to Waso robe offering ceremony...Talks on taxation held at Htigyaing BEHS...Over 1100 stimulant tablets seized in Waingmaw...Feeding milk to students goes on in Monywa...Winners awarded in Sepak Takraw, Chess events...Drug users arrested in Mawlu...Township education management data collection course conducted in Yedashe...State of the Sea off and along Myanmar coasts..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates King of Belgians, PM...President U Thein Sein concludes European tour...Natural gas begins flowing in Myanmar-China pipeline...Union FM felicitates Belgian counterpart...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take pride of being democratic generation".....ARTICLES: "Towards an Efficient Monetary Management: Central Bank’s Independence" San Thein..."US to help Tilapia fish farming in Myanmar" Byline: Maung Thitsa.....EULOGY: “Mandalay Sport Palace”
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 20 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 July 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Ordinance No (2/2013) 13th waxing of Waso 1375 ME (20 July 2013) Revocation of Proclamation of the State of Emergency...Complaints for bribery and corruption......OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: North Okkalapa Township gets new transformer...Works to turn Yangon into clean, green under implementation...Nyaungdonsu-Kyaikpi bailey bridge facilitates public transportation, contributing towards betterment in socio-economic status of local people...Low-grade opium seized in Tanai Township...Yadana Theinga Bridge to be opened on 24 July...Meiktila passenger bus, truck association honours outstanding students...Extempore, poem recitation contests held in Toungoo...Agricultural loans disbursed in Myitkyina...Glaze ware entrepreneurs dealt blow after wood smuggling rumours...Upgraded school opened in Taungdwingyi Tsp...High-sale cars at high risk of combustion...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker donates cash to Bogyoke Aung San’s Home Museum...Mechanized paddy transplanted in Dawei...People-centered healthcare in Thaton...Dentists provide dental health care services to patients (sic)...Over 4 g of heroin found on 41-yr old man in Tachilek...Pakokku Tsp Brokers Association holds AGM...Personal hygiene, medical checkup given to primary students in Kani Township...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham pays tribute to fallen national heroes...Low pressure formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Versailles Palace, Louvre Museum in Paris...PPP system to be introduced to Myanmar’s hotels and tourism industry...SEA Games billboard mistake corrected...President U Thein Sein calls for UNESCO’s continued support to protect culture and improve education...JTB Polestar Co Ltd launched in Yangon...Malaysian University UCSI to conduct workshop on “A World without Engineers” in Yangon, Mandalay...President U Thein Sein meets France 24 Channel, Foreign Policy Magazine, Alcatel-Lucent, Total Co..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cherish Every Grain"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 19 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: 21 heavy machinery allotted to Rakhine State for undertaking irrigation tasks [Pyithu Hluttaw, 12th DAY]...Trust funds set up for Thantlang Hospital, station hospitals, operation equipment to be provided to Thantlang Hospital [Amyotha Hluttaw, 12th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 66th Anniversary Azarni Day...Big boot cast in bronze discovered in the sea...“Yazar Min” bus hijacking-cum-murder suspects captured...Hsenwi police arrest suspects in connection with house shop robbery...Botahtaung harbor recreation area under implementation...Kamayut young man gets caught in street robbery...Shwe Zeyar Football Tourney kicks off...Myanmar traditional boxing challenge in Mandalay on 27 July...Indaw farmers face difficulties due to lack of rainfall...Mandalay FC emerge champions in Odyssey Cup...Drug seized on Tachilek Friendship Bridge...Train derails in Indaw Township...Talks on human trafficking organized...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends Central Census Commission Meeting 1/2013...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits University of Yangon, No 4 BEHS in Ahlon...Power Purchase Agreement signed...Latpadaungtaung Copper-Mine investigation commission’s report implementation committee holds coord meeting...Drug elimination, crime reduction, traffic rules talked in Mohnyin...Midwifery course opened in Kawkareik Tsp...School Environment Day observed in Myeik...Illegal teak furniture seized at Mawhan Railway Station...LBVD feeds milk to students...Country’s economic potential source of hope for people, and to deliver on it is Government’s responsibility...Four-legged child operation successful..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Mandalay FC emerge champions in Odyssey Cup...Agreement inked to construct locomotive and coach factories...President U Thein Sein holds discussion with French President Mr. Francois Hollande...President U Thein Sein receives Chairman of France- Myanmar Friendship Association, UNESCO Director-General...President U Thein Sein attends working luncheon hosted by French PM...Japan, Myanmar to cooperate in agricultural sector...Mon State Hluttaw Deputy Speaker leaves for Bangkok...Country’s economic potential source of hope for people, and to deliver on it is Government’s responsibility..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Saluting our fallen leaders".....ARTICLE: "THEY WHO WROTE THE HISTORY WITH THEIR BLOOD" Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5K)
    Date of entry/update: 21 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 18 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw approves to discuss bill on applying of writs [Pyithu Hluttaw, 11th day]...Amyotha Hluttaw approves proposal to formulate concrete tactics for national economic development [11th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MMCWA (Central) holds monsoon tree planting ceremony...3rd Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament on 23-24 July...YCDC to purchase tow trucks for making BRTS smooth and secure...Kamaryut young man gets caught in street robbery...Thalawady (3) double-decker resumes its transport service for Monywa-Khamti route in Chindwin river...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Mya Nan San Kyaw Golden Palace...Warning of high tide...Public Notice: Knowledge seekers who are to visit Bogyoke Aung San Museum are not allowed to carry the following items...Public notice: Those who come to the Martyrs’ Mausoleum to pay tribute to the fallen leaders are not allowed to carry the following items...U Thant library to accept sponsorship...Bhamo District Public Works repairing damaged bridge...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks...PyinOoLwin police seize unlicensed cars...Sagaing-Myitnge detour being upgraded in Sagaing...Moderate earthquake hits outside Myanmar...MRTV-4 extends FTA coverage...Over 200 students participate in essay contest in Kanbalu...Sitagu Sayadaw sponsors free eye surgical operations...Aung San Myothit of Meiktila enjoy electricity...Grape leaves fed to farming cattle...Summer sesame harvest on model plot...Stimulant tablets, solid opium oil seized, 18 arrested in Taunggyi...Illegal logs seized in Bago, Mandalay regions...Government needs to draw multiple strategies for Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Resource-rich Myanmar and industrialized UK can work together in many mutually-beneficial businesses...Plans to transform Mandalay International Airport into Logistics Hub underway...President gives BBC interview about reforms in Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Phoenix Association Chairman...President U Thein Sein arrives in Paris...President U Thein Sein meets former British PM, Speaker of House of Common (sic)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Salute our martyrs"..... ARTICLE: "Paying tribute to fallen Martyrs" Khin Maung Htay (Education)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (8.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 17 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: All unused farmlands to be returned to original owners when scrutiny process thorough coordination over [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: We cannot let ethnic or religious differences become an excuse to revert to authoritarianism [President U Thein Sein's Chatham House address]...Mobile Team-2 in operation at Sittoung-DaikU junction...Shwepyitha woman sentenced to 15 years in human trafficking...Wellwishers invited for new elevator installation at Kyaikthanlan Pagoda in Mawlamyine...No detail available about two men involved in motorbike crash on Yangon-Bago road...Two small arms found ownerless near Meiktila Lake...Unearthed silver coins, stones handed over to Archaeological Department...Anti-DHF campaign carried out in Yanbye...Bago Township Tamil Hindu Foundation donates robes...Illegal logs seized in Shwegu...Eroded Loikaw-Aungban road needs repairing...Lamp-post fallen in heavy rain...Tiddim Township IRD organizes educative talks on taxation...Traffic island built in Zabuthiri Tsp...Specialists give health care services to locals in Hsipaw...Minibuses launch Toungoo-Leiktho route...Farmland Law, Rules clarified in Kawthoung District...Knowledge about census taking process, Martyrs’ Day shared in Falam...MRTV, Myanma Radio to air tribute-paying ceremony to fallen national heroes on 19 July...Kachin State Hluttaw MPs, Taikkyi Tsp USDP delegations visit Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Low pressure area still persists..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives British entrepreneurs, Secretaries of State for Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development...Myanmar-Germany Cultural Cooperation briefed...Workshop on Crisis Media Management kicks off...AirAsia to launch Bangkok-Nay Pyi Taw direct flight...Car import policies should not harm national interests : Union Minister for Commerce...Myanmar consul-general presents cash to monk injured in Bodh Gaya...Myanmar thanks British support for withdrawal of EU’s sanctions, resumption of access to GSP and democratization process...President U Thein Sein visits downtown London, meets Myanmar families...Myanmar hands over 75 detainees to Bangladesh...Vice-President U Nyan Tun inspects preparation for 27th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s make concerted efforts"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 16 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 July 2013
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 15 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 14 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 July 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Illegally established villages in forests to be integrated and resettled in accord with village development plan.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Only mutual respect and trust, understanding and religious tolerance could bring peaceful co-existence: President...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-7-2013)...Bago Region Chief Minister’s inspection tour of road, streets...Thriving pre-monsoon Ngwechi-6 long staple cotton plantations in Myinmu Township...Car crash near Hledan overpass...One child drowned in motorized boat capsizing in Wakema...Jade decorations for jade pagoda being made...Farming rights certificates to be issued in Meiktila...MeySen to help develop English Language proficiency in schools...Patheingyi fire burns down 11 houses, one silo...Scientific Palethwe approach introduced...Environmental conservation and mangrove forest tree planting activities in Maungtaw...Knowledge shared about Myanmar insurance services...Drugs, arms and ammunition seized in Hpa-an Tsp...Prizes awarded in Sagaing University Rector’s Cup...Milk fed to schoolchildren at BEPS in Twantay...Heavy rain causes landslide, uproots trees in Momauk Tsp...Public Notice to Bill on Promoting Interests of Farmers...Public Notice to Communication Bill..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates French President, PM...JICA to upgrade Myanmar’s rail transport network...Pyithu Hluttaw Health Promotion Committee Chairman receives UNAIDS’s Deputy Executive Directors...Attorney-General of the Union meets foreign guests...Tamu market reopens after being closed over security concerns...Union FM felicitates French counterpart...Myanmar, Japan to cooperate in agriculture sector...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing hosts dinner to Malaysian Armed Forces Chief...Higher competitiveness creates international market accessibility means..... "PERSPECTIVES": "BRTs for Yangon’s traffic snarl-up"..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar, a paradise of cultural heritages" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Mi...ni..stry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 13 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 July 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar - President Office - Notification No.59/2013 -(12th July, 2013)- Abolishing of Border Area Immigration Control Headquarters.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Farmland owners should have liberties to do farming and grow crops under the protection of existing laws, orders and directives [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: UMFCCI elects 128 executives through free & fair election...Kawthoung-Bokpyin road repair starts...“Thunderbolt Operation” for curbing crimes in Yangon...Drainage works carried out in Shwepyitha Tsp...Retaining wall emerges in erosion-prone Shwepaukpin village in Myaung Tsp...Wife killed as boat capsizes during married couple’s boat trip in Bogale Township...Construction worker dies from electrocution in Mandalay...Myaing school girls hurt in sudden wall collapse...Mandalay-Lashio Highway upgraded...YCDC sets to install CCTV at traffic lights...Donors eager to restore public rest houses in Mandalay...Tachilek gets five more traffic lights...Wellwishers donate cash for medical equipment and furnishings...Toungoo-Yangon Saytaman express bus overturns...Work coord meeting on Inlay Lake Conservation held...Talks on industrial crops given in Haka...Paddy transplanting skills demonstrated...Road repaved at Monywa Home for the Aged...Over 10,000 baskets of rice from Kalay flow into Chin State every month...Traditional medicine hospital wins heart of people in Monywa...Cargo-loaded light truck overturns in Hsipaw...Union Peace-making Work Committee enters peace talks with “Wa” Special Region (2) Peace-making Group...Complaints for bribery and corruption..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: KOICA hands over Pilot Project of WFK-Volunteer to ITC in Patheingyi...Pre-SEA Games billboard erected in Myeik...Dimawhso harvests Palethwe model plot...Handout released by UMFCCI for experts talk show...Bago Region Chief Minister receives foreign guests...Prize awarding for invitational friendly golf tournament held...Undertakings of Ministry of Foreign Affairs on paying income tax at Myanmar Embassy in Singapore and providing legal rights to overseas Myanmar workers in ADTA member countries..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Challenger in the ring" ARTICLES: "Kalay-Gangaw railroad contributes to regional development" Byline: Wun Yan Kha (Tekkatho)..."WHO IS TO BLAME?" Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 12 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: MPs discuss land grab investigation commission’s report at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Public Notice to Communication Bill [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Public Notice to Bill on Promoting Interests of Farmers [Pyithu Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham calls for taking measures to prevent under 18-year marriage, to assist in reducing unwanted pregnancies...Low pressure area still persists...Myitnge social services group gets ambulance...Traffic rules enforcement efforts speeded up in Mon State...Lewe GAD provides cash aids, stipends...Sagaing School for the Blind honours outstanding students...Kyaikthanlan Pagoda lift installation completed 75%...Tree planting ceremony organized in Tachilek...Team for compilation of Lisu national races’ history formed...Myanmar Gazette...Dawei marks World Malaria Day-2013...Stimulant tablets seized in Panglong Sub-Township...Schoolchildren fed milk in Kawthoung...Water donation, cashproviding ceremonies held...Chin State Plans Implementation Committee holds coord meeting...Loans disbursed to village electrification commitee...Complaints for bribery and corruption..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Inlay region sees a threefold jump in tourist arrivals...ASEAN standard station hospital emerges in Gangaw Township...Hotel to emerge on Mt. Mottama...Joint Press Conference by MCIT, Telenor Mobile Communications and Ooredoo held...Mawlamyine to get a UNICEF kindergarten...Tamu border market closed for three days due to security concerns...Four-country tatmadaw Golf Friendly kicks off...U tin yu presents Credentials to President of Ukraine...Myanmar, Japan discuss labour affairs...Myanmar, thailand discuss electric sector development...Indo-Asian International Trade Expo 2013-Myanmar from 12 to 22 July...Dawei marks World Malaria Day-2013...CDs on songs for SEA Games distributed in Mon State...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives former Japanese Labour Minister...Australian Foreign Affairs Minister and party conclude visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Save our mother land" [environment]..... ARTICLES: "Yangon introduces BRT system" Byline: Saw Thein Win..."Comments on: Farmers Protection Act and Minimum Guaranteed Rice Price" Dr. Hla Myint [“The Bill to Promote Farmers Interest” was presented in dailies issued on 30-6-2013 for public observation and giving suggestions. With regard to the bill, an article in English version written with suggestions and reviews by international economist Dr. Hla Myint who had taken duty of Rector of the Yangon University was translated to Myanmar by Khin Maung Nyo (Economics) and it was described for the public interest.]..."Record of meeting between Union Information Minister U Aung Kyi and Myanmar Press Council (Temporary)" Wai Yan Maung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB))
    Date of entry/update: 12 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 11 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 July 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification (57/2013) 3rd Waxing of Waso, 1375 ME (10 July 2013)- Renaming of the Union Ministry.....HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Myanmar Special Economic Zone Bill passed at Pyithu Hluttaw...Loans need to be disbursed for water sufficiency in Yenangyoung [Amyotha Hluttaw, 10th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine State Chief Minister’s inspection tour of Sittway...Mandatory evacuation for two villages to escape from escalation of riverbank erosion...Myotha Industrial Park for central Myanmar development...Rioters who committed crimes, violence in Meiktila conflict get jail terms with hard labour...Ancient Buddha Image thefts increasing...Kyonpyaw clock tower to get new clocks...MLF donates books to libraries in Madaya Tsp...Professional football academy opened in Yangon...Vehicle donated to free funeral service group...Buddha Pujanira of Pan-aing Shwemokhtaw Pagoda in Mahlaing held...Illegal logs seized in Katha District...Free eye care operations at Sitagu eye hospital...New power station comes into operation in Kyaukse...FDAs opened in border towns...Bagan Thway blood donors marks 6th blood donation...Rescue teams take drill...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Vice-Principal for MeySen Academy School and party... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay official visits to UK and Northern Ireland, France...President U Thein Sein felicitates Emir of the State of Qatar...Australia to grant 100 million Australian Dollars to Myanmar’s educational reform this year...Myanmar participates in Vietnam’s Tracks and Fields Championship...Anti-smuggling Training Seminar for border liaison officers opened...Japan to invest in Dawei special economic zone...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives FM of Commonwealth of Australia...Myanmar fishermen return home...Myanmar, Australia see cementing relations, cooperation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Embark on fact-finding mission" [facebook/hate speech]..... ARTICLE: "Thetkalchaung river crossing bridge enables Ngaputaw dwellers to reach Pathein within 30 minutes drive" Byline: Kayan Soe Myint & MNA Photo: Kyaw Moe Lwin..."Media development and Printing and Publishing Bill" Banya Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (12MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 10 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: MPF to take actions against illegal money lenders if it receives complaints [ninth-day Pyithu Hluttaw session]...Myanma Timber Enterprise to sell 600,000 tons of hardwood annually to private sawmills through open tender [Amyotha Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Press conference of Central Committee for Rakhine State Peace, Stability and Development Implementation held...Ancient silver coins, stones discovered in Kyaikto Township...Gold jewellery stolen in burglary at FMI City...Talks on curbing crimes, ending sexual abuse against adolescents given...Gold chain snatcher caught within few hours...Young man found dead with no external injuries on the shore of Ngamoeyeik creek...Minor collapse occurs at Bayintnaung flyover construction site...Excessive speed-related motorbike accident claims three lives...Riverside houses evacuated as erosion escalates...Yangon Rice Donors Association meets...Langkho gets new selfreliant library...Yangon Region Auditor- General Office grants stipends...Peace talk agents thanked...Miss, Mr Shwe Mann competitions organized...Yesagyo farmers start planting monsoon paddy...Farmers Channel to be launched in Sept...Mobile medical team gives free health care services to locals in Myeik...Sagaing Region Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks...Immigration and Population Ministry WORLD POPULATION DAY Adolescent Pregnancy 11 July, 2013...Fire engulfs vermicelli factory in Monywa Township...Sagaing Region Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks...Rakhine State High Court honours outstanding students...Monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Khamaukkyi Sub-Township...80,000 flowery and windbreaker plants for greening of environs of Wunnatheikdi Roundabout..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: SPJD, JMACE donate fire engines, hoses to FSD...Indian Consulate Library marks second birthday...First Asia Pacific Company of Philippines to invest in Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw’s legal affairs discussed...Myanmar to cooperate with UNOPS...Myanmar, US to promote trade, investment...E.M.M.A Fair Myanmar-2013 from 12 to 15 July...US-ASEAN Business Council to assist Myanma energy sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Illegal drug trafficking obstacle to development"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 9 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 8 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 7 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: 775K image file; 2,7MB-digitised file; 16MB-original
    Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs15/NLM-2013-07-07-ocr-tu.pdf
    http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs15/NLM-2013-07-07-red.pdf
    Date of entry/update: 11 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 6 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 5 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 4 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 July 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 3 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Life-saving of victims who sustain life-threatening injuries bill-2013 submitted [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Communication Bill approved at today’s Amyotha Hluttaw session.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Free intensive care available for children under five at Yangon Children Hospital...Former residents allowed to resettle in People’s condominium complex in Botahtaung Township...Shan State government takes charge of Nyaungshwe cultural museum...Mandalay subscribers pleased with newspaper distribution...MCDC fines undisciplined dumpers...Vehicle donated to free funeral service group...BEMSs opened in Natmauk...Mandalay region government gets revenue share...One injured in truck accident in Lashio before morning...First Myanmar National Consultation on Access to Genetic Resources and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits-ABS held...Hluttaw Complex receives guests...Interviews for jobseekers on 3-4 July...Sports Ministry honours outstanding staff, students...Summer paddy harvested on model plot in Singaing...Plan set for taking census in Taninthayi Region...Revenue share handed over to Shan State government fund in Taunggyi...Stimulant tablets seized in Intaw Sub- Township...Township Education Network formed in Toungoo...Only with participation of all, will investigation commission’s report be realized: Union Minister...Moderate earthquake jolts outside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates President, Prime Minister of Belarus...Myanmar, India see promotion of bilateral comprehensive cooperation, human resources development...Plan for designation as Historical Park in neighborhood of Stupa of former Thai King in Linzinkone cemetery submitted for official approval...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Indian Ambassador...First Myanmar National Consultation on Access to Genetic Resources and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits-ABS held...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Indian Ambassador...Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and party tour Yangon...Union FM sends felicitations to Belarusian counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Adopt more inclusive strategies and broader vision"..... ARTICLE: "Toll-free bailey suspension bridge set to allow its first commute in July" Byline: Ye Khaung Nyunt Photo: Po Htaung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 2 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 July 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Lawmakers to fulfill wishes and aspirations more of the people through utilization of knowledge and experiences [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw - 1st day, 7th regular session].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Developments to peace-building process bringing prospect of lasting peace desired by citizens, step by step closer into view" — The following is the full text of President U Thein Sein’s speech through radio programmes to the entire people the length and breadth of the nation..."Corruption can hamper development, international recognition and foreign investments of Myanmar with young democracy" - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Ministry of Border Affairs honours outstanding offspring of its staff...Mahlaing expects to see sesame output growth...Mandalay organizes variety concert to hail Myanmar Women’s Day...Some private hospitals in Monywa dumping sewage in ghettos...Social development seminar held in Chin State...Local authorities build four more roads in Laukkai...Kyaukme District GAD presents stipends to offspring of staff...Two pedestrians injured in PyinOoLwin blast...Myanmar Women’s Day billboard set up in Magway...Wellwishers donate cash and kind to Taungzalat Youth Pyokhin Training School (Pakokku)...One killed in motorbike headon collision in Thayet...Health care given to insured workers at worksites...Elephant dancing under preservation in Lekaing Village of Pwintbyu Tsp...Preventive measures taken against DHF...Refresher course for workers from level crossing...MWAF’s tree planting ceremony hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Change of number plates for vehicles in Regions, States...Imported vehicles registration fees to be paid in Kyats..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "Corruption can hamper development, international recognition and foreign investments of Myanmar with young democracy" - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Sitagu Sayadaw’s cash donation for Myanmar workers returning from Malaysia...Myanmar Cane Ball Federation recruiting traditional players for SEA Games opening...Trade promotion meeting held in Tamu...Buddha Tooth Relic Temple monk from PRC visits State Pariyatti Sasana University (Mandalay)...Correction [from yesterday]...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets Chairman of China- Myanmar Economic and Cultural Exchange Association...CARE MYANMAR handed over items for natural disaster preparedness to SWRR Ministry...Imported vehicles registration fees to be paid in Kyats..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Violence-free environment"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 1 July, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 July 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union A&I Minister oversees rice research farmlands, thriving groundnut plantations...President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...Government targets today’s youth to be good and able citizens...Bogyoke Aung San Market to see major repair works while another Bogyoke market (open air market) being improved...Fire drill conducted in Natmauk...Anti-DHF measures carried out in Kyauktaw...International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking organized...Educative talks on DHF organized...Ambulance donated to Myinmu social services group...Monywa honey production affected by climate change...Timber extraction elephant poached in Mawlaik...Child protection course concludes in Dawei...Biodiversity conservation carried out in Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary...Illegal timber seized in States and Regions...Tree planting hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Danger of drug, child law, traffic enforcement talked in Pyawbwe...Weather Forecast for 1st Dekad (10-days) of July 2013..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Governor-General, Prime Minister of Canada...Asia Highway linking Kawthoung-Myeik with Myawady-Tamu-Imphal to emerge in 2018...KOICA donates teaching aids to kindergarten...Myanmar-Japan Legal Research Center to be opened at Yangon University...Malaysia Palm Oil Exhibition opens...Three ancient Pyu cities to be included in World Heritage List...Union FM felicitates Canadian Counterpart...MoU signing ceremony for main sponsor in 27th SEA Games held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "More fun for tourists"..... ARTICLES: "Conservation of urban heritages in Yangon" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."Myanmar’s Leadership Needed on ASEAN Illegal Wildlife Trade" Moe Thuzar Soe..."Lagunpyin project to add 4 million gallons of water per day to supply water to Yangon" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 July 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 30 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Plenary meeting of 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee on 14-15 July...Moderate earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Nan Htet Htet Lin wins Physique Championship...Waso cane-ball demonstration in Thanlyin...Chin United FC wins MNL-2 (First Division) 2013 title...Billboard set up to mark Myanmar Women’s Day...Tow Truck in action for undisciplined vehicles in Mandalay...Urban wards in Kawthoung see sanitation work...Old lake being repaired in Indaigyi Village in Magway Township...Well sunk in Nantsiaung...Mawlamyine Youth Training School celebrates golden jubilee...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Mohnyin Tsp...Hlinethaya residents voice concerns over lake pollution...Mahaaungmye BEMS upgraded...Musical Cosmetic with Living Expo on 1 July...Loans disbursed to trishaw drivers...Educative talks on traffic rules organized...Monywa police raids mini cinema exclusive for couples...Talks on DHF given in Nay Pyi Taw Zeyathiri Township...Edexcel launches education consultation...School buildings handed over at Magway University...International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking marked in Mohnyin...Firefighters demonstrate skill in Thabeikkyin...Talks on environmental conservation held in Magway...APBLCC (Yangon West District) holds traffic rules course...Farmers educative field at Shwedaung research and quality cotton farm...Action taken against those hoisting State Flag upside down...Police opens file against snatcher in Latha Township...Engaging Parliamentarians in the Anti-Corruption Agenda held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Summer Palace and Museum of King Tsar...Buddha tooth relic and golden shrine handed over...Myanmar-Japan Legal Research Center to be opened at Yangon University...Chinese Sayadaw donates stationery, sports gear in NyaungU...Press meet between cabinet members and local and foreign media..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Food safety whistleblowers"..... ARTICLES: "Implementation of Hanthawady International Airport Project to start soon" Byline: Thaw Zet Photo: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)..."The World’s Largest Marble Book of a Skyscraper’s Height" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 29 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 June 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Clarifications at Oslo Forum contribute a lot to the State and the people: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker [Pyithu Hluttaw 7th Session, 4th day]...Proposal on compilation of analyses of rates submitted [Amyotha Hluttaw, 7th Session, 4th day] [p16].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: It needs to establish modern rice mills across the country: President U Thein Sein [p1]...Farmers prefer power-tiller to traditional use of cattle in farming process...Waterway users in Pyapon get life jacket drill...Man died from being run over by tractor-trailer...Rollover crash of Mandalay- Muse passenger bus in Hsipaw...Man charged with murder of his own brother, sister-in-law...Drunkard leaps to death off four-storey balcony...Eight-year-old boy fatally struck by motorbike...Ancient box on display at Yamethin monastery [P7]...Talks commemorate Mandalay university co-founder’s birthday[P7...Vehicle upside down in Tachilek [P7...Antinarcotics police attacked by grenade...Saw-Kyaukhtu road section to be upgraded to tarred one...UEC Chairman, members participate in tree planting ceremony...Kayah Nationality Democracy Party applies for registration as political party...Public announcement for remonstration...Seminar on Preventing Hate Speech in Myanmar; Divergent Voices in a New Democracy held...8th Computer Technology Exhibition held in Monywa...Farming rights certificates issued to farmers...Monsoon tree planting hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Cultural papers read...Construction of Kyaukse Dam inspected...Ward administrators from Shan State visit Hluttaw session...Earthquake news...Statement of the Ministry of Religious Affairs on cover story of Time magazine 1 July issue, Volume 182, No. 1 designing monk U Wirathu’s photo on front cover..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets scholars from Myanmar Tatmadaw, visits Maritime Academy, JSC Admiralty Shipyards[p1]...Myanmar pipeline to start gas supply to China...Prizes for 4th SEA Pencak Silat Championships presented...Japan helps Myanmar improve Myanma rail transportation...Myanmar has opened up a number of opportunities to foreign investors: President U Thein Sein...Seminar on Preventing Hate Speech in Myanmar; Divergent Voices in a New Democracy held...Union H&T Minister receives Secretary- General of World Tourism Organization...Union Education Minister meets Chinese Cultural Attaché...Statement of the Ministry of Religious Affairs on cover story of Time magazine 1 July issue, Volume 182, No. 1 designing monk U Wirathu’s photo on front cover..... "PERSPECTIVES": "What D-learning brings"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 June 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Suspending of telecom licenses could lose trust of foreign investors, tarnish county’s image [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Private entrepreneurs allowed to export finished jade and gem products [Amyotha Hluttaw, 3rd day]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses work coord meeting of Rakhine State Peace and Stability and Development Implementation Central Committee...Implementation of Mingala-Mandalay Central Business District Project gaining momentum...Stove fire reduces house to ashes in Dagon Myothit (North)...Street brawl between driver, pedestrian leaves factory staff hurt...Artifacts assumed to be from Pyu era unearthed in Paung Township...Transport of illegal teak, hardwood and forest products interrupted...Shwedwingon police meet townselders...MCDC donates vehicle to traffic police...Tatkon police seek advice from townselders...Free traditional medical care provided to villagers in Patheingyi Tsp...Pyay erects billboard to hail Myanmar Women’s Day...MMCWA CECs meet Bago volunteers...Outstanding matriculation students in Nay Pyi Taw honoured...Public announcement for remonstration...Myanmar Gazette...All National Races Democracy Party (Kayah State) applies for registration as political party...Complaint Mechanism opened in Nay Pyi Taw...Talks on environmental conservation held in Kamayut Tsp...Educative talks on crime reduction held in Yedashe...One BEPS upgraded in Meiktila Tsp...Opium seized in Tachilek...Motherless baby elephant gets new mother..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, US ink Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing tours Red Square...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits KBP Instrument Design Bureau in Tyla...Telenor Mobile Communications and Ooredoo selected as Successful Applicants in the Nationwide Telecommunications Licence Award Process...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Chinese guests...Sitagu Sayadaw pays fines for Myanmar workers...Mandalay police charges four with illegal recruitment...Four teams visit Pyithu Hluttaw...Trade deficit in April/May...Union Attorney-General meets guests of MSF from Holland...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits No 2 Armoured Corps, receives Chairman of Russia-Myanmar Friendship Association, President of Novel Oil Company and Chairman of Russia-Myanmar Military Technical Cooperation Joint Commission...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Team Press Release No (9/2013) Press release about granting telecommunications operator licence..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Customer protection"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 June 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker, Hluttaw committee chairmen, secretaries, commission members meet...No plan to hold by-elections for constituencies with few vacant seats [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Proposal on free medical services discussed [Amyotha Hluttaw]..... GOVERNMENT MEETINGS: It needs to be aware of stoppage of current reform processes due to blame, criticism: President U Thein Sein.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends work coord meeting on agriculture sector development...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-6-2013)...Race boats in Monywa Township maintained in the memory of boat racing in old days...More than 10-foot crocodile captured alive in Pazundaung creek...Young man run over, killed by express train near Toungoo railway station...Head-on collision hurts six passengers in Kyaukdaga Township...Lacquerwares selling good in Pakokku pagoda festival...Library opened in Pyawbwe...Bridge on inter-village road being repaired in Yamethin Tsp...MEB grants stipends to offspring of staff...Cash, stationery donated to Hngetawsan youth rehab centre...Educative talk on consequences of drug abuses organized...Haul of narcotic drugs incinerated to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium continues for 12th day...USDP members, trainees of MDRI visit Pyithu Hluttaw...Students in Loilem fed with milk...Fund-raising music concert for development of Inlay Region...A man with cable seized in Kywepwe of Ottwin Tsp...41 oxen, cow seized before illegal trading...Peaceful coexistence and amity among all religions discussed in Myawady...Stipends, stationery provided to students...Action taken against reckless Myitkyina, 26 June—A driver in Hmawby Tsp...Veteran mountaineers, sponsors honoured..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Indonesia organize workshop on democratic transition...South Korean company proposes to build Yangon-Dala Bridge...Foreign currency exchange rate on the increase...MSI organizes international education fair...East-West Center Journalists’ Exchange Group in Myanmar...Int’l Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed...... "PERSPECTIVES": "The need of structural reform in education"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 June 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Seventh regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw kicks off - It needs to promulgate fair laws which people should and can follow: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Seventh regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw starts.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: More efforts with added momentum to implement reform processes needed - President U Thein Sein addresses Republic of the Union of Myanmar Project Commission meeting...Health education given in Nay Pyi Taw...Yangon Children Hospital under major repair...New transformers installed in Lashio urban wards...Apartment blaze in Kaba-Aye Villa...Ayeyawady dolphin study tour concludes successfully...Riverbank erosion looms in Tanawgyun Village, Waw Tsp...Mandalay Pharmacology University organizes extempore talks contest...Farming rights certificates presented in Indaw Township...Educative talks on traffic rules organized...MWAF presents cash, stationery to students in Singaing Tsp...Inter-village road opened in Naungtaya...Car plunges off road in Myawady...Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) Chairman, Union Home Affairs Minister Lt-Gen Ko Ko’s Message for 2013 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (26, June 2013...Five more private dailies granted...Peaceful coexistence and amity among all religions discussed in Myawady...2nd Myanmar Senior PGA Championship 2013 in Mandalay..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergey K Schoigu hold talks...More homecomings of Myanmar workers soon...New generation Judo athletes recruited for SEA Games...Deputy Attorney-General meets Londonbased media...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits JSC RAC MiG plant...Buddha Tooth Relic Sayadaw donates farm equipment... .. "PERSPECTIVES": "Lead the nation into a better way of life"....."NO ROOM FOR DOPE PUSHERS" Maung Hlaing
    Language: Eng;sh
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 35-year-old man of extraordinary height found at Hton Pauk Chai Village in Natmauk Township...Nay Pyi Taw FC, Ayeyawady FC draw 3-3...Kyaukpadaung Township sees daily traffic rule enforcement...Education Ministry doubles basic education stipends...Stationery donated to monastic education school...Cooperative society formed in Mandalay...Riot police get drill in Meiktila...International Olympic Day sports activities held...Jade lots sold through competitive bidding system...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. 17/2013 1st Waning of Nayon, 1375 ME (24 June, 2013) Six Defence Services Personnel Amyotha Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. 16/2013 1st Waning of Nayon, 1375 ME (24 June, 2013) Four Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Natural disaster prevention talks in Kungyangon Tsp...DaikU Township gets RC bridge...Volunteers donate stationery, nutritious snacks in Mawlu...Coordination meeting between township administrator and supportive committee for township/ward development held in Thingangyun...Repaving of Myoma road in Pakokku...Free private school launched in Natmauk...Community-based child rights protection groups meet...Handing over ceremony of Buddha Tooth Relic and Golden Chamber held...Lapadaungtaung Copper Mine Investigation Report Implementation Committee holds coord meeting..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends messages of felicitations to Croatian President, Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein felicitates Slovenian Counterpart, Prime Minister...Thanks to Industrial Zone Project, Kyaukpyu region could see development...New ATR 72-600 airplane for AIR KBZ lands at Yangon Airport...Myanmar holds Malaysia (B) team to a draw in front of home crowd...Humanitarian aids distribution discussed...Myanmar Foreign Correspondents Club meets...Union FM felicitates Croatian Counterpart...Union FM sends felicitations to Slovenian Counterpart...Four RCC bridges put into service in Hlaingbwe...Handing over ceremony of Buddha Tooth Relic and Golden Chamber held...Diagnostic Workshop on Agriculture Sector held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Long live the Dhamma!"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Wind gusts touch down in ward of North Okkalapa Township...Kalay sees thriving rubber plantations...MAB disburses agricultural loans to Magway farmers...Agricultural loan disbursement in Momeik started...Agricultural loans disbursed in Myeik...Students in Rakhine State village cut of from school over security concerns...Stationery donated to schoolchildren...Car goes into traffic shack...Talks on media on 29 June...Four bridges on Hlaingbwe-Paingkyon Road commissioned into service...MWAF organizes legal affairs and cultural talks...Low pressure still persists...TROPHY AWARDED...TRISHAWL LICENCE RENEWED...SANITATION CARRIED OUT [photos]...Plan to build e-library worth K 90 million in HRD Yamethin...WAO members donate blood in Dawei...“CC” taxies licence plate prefix to be issued this month...Arrival-departure terminal to open for highway express buses in August...Pyawbwe Township People’s Hospital facilitated with ECG...Farmers get loans in Kalewa...Beef, gram, fish donated to victims at relief camps...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium continues...Education of Career-2013 from 5-8 July..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Mutual understanding and sympathy served as sound foundations of bilateral relations: Vice-President U Nyan Tun [at meeting with PRC delegation]...More Myanmar workers in Malaysia back home...Shan State (South) targets economic development through increased productivity of SMEs...Award winners in international maths challenge arrives back...Talks on media on 29 June...Buddha Tooth Relic Temple monks donate drinking water well to Thabaung Township...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Chinese State Councilor...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing leaves for Russian Federation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In a way that benefits the people"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Taxation system should have transparency...Car catches fire in Mawlu of Indaw Tsp...Brake-failed Hilux hits motorbike in Bago...Biker meets her tragic end while overtaking tractor-trailer...Suspect for housemaid’s death faces nine-year prison sentence...Unattended mosquitorepellent coil kills old woman in bed...State Chief Minister visits food poisoned victims...Mandalay Region Chief Minister meets youths...Kachin state E&I minister meets local people...School uniforms, stationery provided to primary school children...Child born on board express bus...Free medical care provided in Ponnagyun Tsp...British director to give screenplay lectures in Myanmar...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Lewe...Encircled zedis of Shwedagon Pagoda to be renovated...Anti-DHF activities being carried out across the nation...YCDC to construct recycle power plant, incinerator...Free traditional medical treatment given to people...Mobile library gives service to readers...Illegal trafficking of cows, oxen seized in Mawlu...One dead, six injured in Kyaikto car accident...Stimulant tablets seized in Kyaikto...Workshop on experience sharing in conflict management held...Mass walk activity marks International Olympic Day...Low pressure area formed over northwest Bay of Bengal...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (22-6-2013)...1370 jade lots sold out at 8th day of Golden Jubilee MGE..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to PM of the Grand Duchy, HRH the Grand Duke of Luxembourg...Lawkamarazein or Kuthodaw Inscription Shrines included in UNESCO world heritage...Foreign companies seeking Myanmar market shares in Taunggyi...Asia Foundation donates publications for libraries...SEA Game billboard erected in Kawthoung...Workshop on experience sharing in conflict management held...Union FM sends felicitations to his counterpart of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg...Myanmar Scout Squad meets ASEAN Scouts Association for Regional Cooperation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Milk for Schools"..... ARTICLES: "Mega city in north of Yangon" Byline: Maung Thitsar..."Nayone full moon day commemorates Mahasamaya Sutta Day" Maha Saddhamma jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (21-6-2013)...Man found dead in Maesai creek in Tachilek...Man discovered hanged in hospital toilet in Tachilek...Bayintnaung Flyover construction project gaining momentum...Damaged roads near Bayintnaung junction given temporary repair works...No one hurt in Lanmadaw car crash...Three family members die after having toad, mushroom dinner...Private school founders to be transparent and straightforward: Union Minister...Essay contest hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Milk feeding ceremony held in Tachilek...Suspects involved in swords, knives seizure in Meiktila arrested...Outstanding youth’s experience recounted in Monywa...Free WiFi Internet access at Myingyan District IPRD...138th Anniversary of Kayinni National Day held...Plan underway to build Yangon-Dala Bridge across Yangon River...1550 jade lots sold at 7th day Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Republic of India...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Chilean Ambassador...Commerce Ministry conducts advanced, basic courses on Intl’s trading...Young Myanmar golfer wins junior golf championship for two straight years...Mandalay stadium construction nearing completion...Industrial crops course conducted...Truck plunges off Yangon- Mandalay highway...Mongpyat farmers concerned over possible drought...Cash and kind provided to fire victims...Yangon Region WAO organizes literary talks...Union FM receives Chilean, Indian ambassadors...Private school founders to be transparent and straightforward: Union Minister...Preparations for body building contest inspected...Announcement The XXVII SEA Games will be hosted in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon, Mandalay and Ngwehsaung from 11 to 22 December, 2013..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Clean Yangon"..... ARTICLE: "COLOURFUL PAPERS FOR COLOURFUL MYANMAR" Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Arrangements made to review existing laws including the Constitution: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...More than K 1.4 million stolen from hotel bedroom in Chaungtha...Construction Ministry holds prize-giving ceremony...Airport police struck, killed by taxi...Speedster meets his end in motorbike crash...20-year-old cyclist killed in crash with container truck...Tamway’s 155th street sees inundation after heavy downpour...Tachilek honours first-ever five-distinction winner...Yangon industrial zone warehouse demand soars...Heavy rains inundate Meiktila market circular road...Trees planted as greening wind in Kyaukme activities in Ayadaw...Stone bowl in NyaungU donated by Lord Kinwun’s offspring...Trees, lamp-posts fell, buildings damaged in stormy wind in Kyaukme...Monsoon agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers in Sagaing Township...Golden Jubilee Myanmar Gems Emporium continues for sixth day...Union Ministers meet entrepreneurs in Kayah State...Nyaunglebin upgrades BEMS Branch...Mobile team sends seized commodities to ST Branch...Hopang gets new two-storey school building...Poverty alleviation tasks in Pakokku District...Blood donation ceremony held at Central Women’s Hospital...Drug addict rehabilitation course conducted in Mandalay...Farming rights certificates issued in Yebyu...Second round of Union-Level Peace Talks between Union Peace-making Work Committee and KNPP concludes...Union Peace-Making Committee, KNPP agree to push ahead with nationwide ceasefire accord...Clarification of the Daily Eleven newspapers’ announcement [re amendment of 1982 Citizenship Law]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: CB Bank donates cash for Myanmar citizens in Malaysia...CB Bank donates cash for Myanmar citizens in Malaysia...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Thai guests...UK minister meets press after four-day visit...PowerEdge VRTX – Converged IT solution designed for remote and small office environment...Union Attorney-General receives guests from Asia Foundation...Delegation from OCSC pays visit to UCSB...British Minister of State for International Development, Deputy Border Affairs Minister inspect rehabilitation tasks in Rakhine State...Myanmar exporters enjoy exemption of EU’s GSP..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Corporate Social Responsibility"..... ARTICLE: "Central economic zone project under implementation for development of Muse" Byline: Thein Zaw Oo (Shweli)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Peace-making Work Committee, KNPP hold peace talks for second time...Unattended electric iron sparks house fire in Pakokku...Knowledge on traffic rules disseminated in University of Technology (Toungoo)...Foresters interrupt illegal teak, hardwood and forest products flow...Educative talks on traffic rules given in Pakokku...Inter-village road to benefit local people in Hopang...Unemployed young man dies after drinking pesticide...Young man fatally wounded in water slide pool stabbing...Woman passenger sustains head injury after falling off vehicle...Farming rights certificates presented in Mohnyin District...Toungoo market gets abundent supply of Djenkol beans...Regional plan duties assigned in Pauk Tsp...Kachin State minister meets farmers...Exercise books donated for schoolchildren...Tree planting ceremony held in Taungtha...Library opened in Indaw Township...Smuggled goods seized by mobile team in Waw Township...Free spoken English course conducted in Myeik...Pirate CDs seized in Pyinmana...Motorbike rider shot dead...IPRD provides WiFi FoC...Meeting on copyright law (draft) held...Mandalay youths donate blood for Central Women’s Hospital...Saw Township Forest Dept opens BEPS...Talks on combating illegal trading in timber, environmental conservation held in Indaw...Firemen of over 25 years’ service honoured in Htigyaing...Meiktila MADB provides loans to farmers...Walking aid products donated to hospital, rural health centre...DHF campaign launched in Kawkareik...Golf accessories presented...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium continues for 5th day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Speaker of Thai Parliament and Thai House of Representatives and party...Dawei Deep Sea Port project brings equal benefit to Myanmar, Thailand: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker - Myanmar will see more economic development in future as world economy moves to Asia: Speaker of Thai Parliament...ROK to offer loans of 500 million USD to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein receives ROK Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Hyun Oh-Seok...Thai delegation visits Uppatasanti Pagoda, Gems Museum...Union Attorney-General attends “Recent Development of Myanmar and Challenges it Faces—from the Legal and other Perspectives” workshop in Japan...Globetrotters visit Myanmar via Mae Sot of Thailand...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds talks with senators, representatives in US...Myanmar-EU Forum Nay Pyi Taw, 17-18 June 2013 Joint Press Release..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Schools, failing or succeeding?".....LETTER TO THE EDITOR: "Voice"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends first monsoon tree-planting ceremony...Farmers team of Letpadaungtaung region tour Meiktila grape farm...Mobile team exposes illegal commodities in Waw...Divorced husband seriously injures wife...Talks on technique of growing paddy through GAP...Over speed vehicle hits lamp-post in Dabayin...Hino hits Dyna bus, leaving one dead in Sagaing...Cash donated to schoolchildren in Meiktila relief camps...Expansion of Mandalay detour under way...Newly upgraded school opened...Expansion of Mandalay detour under way...Ywangan Township committees meet for private sector development...Free Wifi Internet access available in NyaungU...CSCs issued to eligible citizens...Driver killed in passenger bus crash...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission, Nay Pyi Taw - Announcement No. 15/2013 - Two Defence Services Personnel Region Hluttaw and State Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Golden Jubilee Myanmar Gems Emporium continues for 4th day...Trainees from Youth Participation in Governance course visit Hluttaws...Book on Universal Declaration on Human Rights (Myanmar version) introduced...Anti-DHF campaign undertaken in Twantay...Workshop on artificial material held...Cash and kind donated to families in Meiktila...Stimulant tablets worth about K 20 million seized in Nawnghkio...Fire at J-Donuts Shop in Myenigon...Power Nets distributed in Aungbyupyin Village...Immigration & Population Ministry clarifies over “the government is planning to amend the 1982 Myanmar Citizenship Law” covered by the Daily Eleven Newspaper - The Earth cannot swallow a race to extinction, but another race can..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets officials from milk donor companies...Muse attracts foreigners, locals with SEA Agriculture Games poster...Union NPED Minister back home from ASEAN-US Road Show...No plan to hire Myanmar white elephant to Thailand...Cash donation for protection of Myanmar workers in Malaysia...Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Press Release of Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security - “ILO Conference lifts all remaining restrictions on Myanmar”...EU-Myanmar trade cooperation discussed...Vice-President U Nyan Tun arrives back from Thailand - Holding Myanmar-Thai-Japan tripartite meeting for seeking ways for practical implementation steps as quickly as possible crucial...Myanmar delegation attends Myanmar-Thai- Japan tripartite meeting...Mandalay Region Chief Minister meets Chinese Ambassador...SEA Games billboard erected...Cash donated to schoolchildren in Meiktila relief camps...Notice to FEC holders...Myanmar-EU Forum held for first time...Central Committee for ASEAN Chairmanship and establishment of ASEAN Community meets...Book on Universal Declaration on Human Rights (Myanmar version) introduced...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening ceremony of School Milk Program..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards quality education"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Wartime bomb unearthed in Insein...Wrecked warplane discovered in dense forest of Bago Yoma...Thazi bailey bridge collapses under weight of 12-wheeled truck carrying bulldozer...One woman died, one other injured after colliding with vehicle during their trishaw ride...More than K 2.5 million worth of narcotic drugs seized in Tachilek...Health, education officials visit relief camps in Sittway Tsp...Myanmar Journalists Association opens new office...Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Police Corps grant stipends to offspring of members...Blood donated to mark World Blood Donors Day...Ayeyawady River erodes riverside village, Mann creek inundation destroys crops in Minbu Tsp...DHF campaign undertaken in Letpadan...Loans disbursed to vendors in Pyapon...Pakokku fire outbreak claims no life, but property...Prize presentation for inter-major football tournament of Dawei Technological University...Respect paying ceremony held in Twantay Tsp...Stipends for 2013-14 academic year granted in Thaton...Preventive measures against DHF carried out in Dagon Seikkan...Bovine diseases control in Khamaukgyi Township...Work coordinated to hold International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Reckless motorcyclist hits stationary passenger bus...Work coordination meeting of Central Committee and Work Committees for holding Hluttaw meetings held...Gems Emporium continues for third day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun and party visit Map Ta Phut industrial estate, Amata City and Amata Nakorn indus..trial estate in Thailand...Huawei taking lead in Internet infrastructure auction...Myanmar, EU discuss promotion of bilateral relations...Opening of Training of Trainers for Civil Service from CLMV countries held...ASEAN Senior Officials on Culture and Arts hold special meeting...Thai parliamentary delegation arrives in Myanmar...OESC meeting focuses on migrant workers issue in Malaysia...Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) course opened...Talks on danger of cultural invasion given in Yinmabin Township...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Myanmar community in San Francisco...Cash and kind donated for Myanmar workers in Malaysia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Monsoon diseases"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Mini..stry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 17 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union L & F Minister meets milch cow breeders in Pobbathiri, Zabuthiri Tsps...Monsoon season cultivation starts in Ayadaw...Upgrading of cooperative societies based on microfinance scheme stressed...Yamethin fish farm stabbing: Three dead and one injured...Insein fire reduces four houses to ashes...Yadana Theinga Bridge to be commissioned into service soon...Swa sees more transformers...Yangon to see punitive actions against undisciplined vehicles...MPs visit Yazagyo people’s hospital construction site...Anti-human trafficking knowledge shared in Tachilek...Old staff quarters in Yangon collapses...School milk campaign launched in Mandalay...Tributary in Mandalay dredged for proper drainage...Tree planting ceremonies held in Sagaing Region...Yaunggaw village in Myitkyina Tsp taps stream...Road to BEHS in Dabein upgraded, exercise books donated to 14 schools...24/7 electricity supply resumed...Lamp-posts erected in downtown Ayadaw...Free health care services given to locals in Loilem...Monghsat marks World Environment Day...Rounds of ammunition found in Bago...Stipends provided to students of staff from Kyaukse District Police Force...DRAIN DREDGED:[photo]...Mass participation is needed in dam construction...Eastern hilly area of Pyinmana Township gets inter-village road...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium continues for second day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Icelander counterpart, PM...Union SWRR Minister meets UNFPA Resident Representative...Union FM felicitates Icelander counterpart...IRRI distributes flood resistant paddy strains...Victorious Myanmar golfers arrive back home... "PERSPECTIVES": "Broadest public support"..... ARTICLES: "Myanmar seafood exports to go up" Byline: Maung Thitsa Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."Public Service Media under Democratic Reform-6" Banya Aung [Correction: “Public Service Media under Democratic Reform-5” - 16 June]..."AIR KBZ adds one more ATR 72-600 aircraft to its fleet" Byline: Po Thaw Zin.....
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 16 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium opening ceremony...Microfinance provided to township MCWAs of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Roads under maintenance in Kengtung...Ngamoeyeik Creek needs re-dredging...Phaungpyin gets rural bridge...Bronze Buddha images seized in Kengtung...Traditional medicine practitioners provide free treatment in Mandalay...Healthcare trainees visit Thawutti rural health centre...Farming rights certificates issued to farmers in Kutkai Tsp...Pyinsalu carries out drainage works...Anti-DHF campaign launched in Kyangin...Medical equipment donated...Shan State Govt to assume duties of mobile team for food safety, combating illegal trading...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker opens two upgraded schools in Pyawbwe Tsp...Books, stationery, school uniforms donated to Magway nunneries...One BEPS upgraded in Tiddim...Retaining wall under construction in Katha...Health Care Services given at Dagon (East) Industrial Zone...Rehabilitation tasks for fire victims carried out...National plan for township people-centered development workshop held...Shan State Development Affairs Committee members inspect Namhsam Town Hall...Hluttaw experience recounted..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Lt-Gen Wai Lwin receives Former World Bank President and Former US Deputy Secretary of Defence...Workshop on Red Cross knowledge dissemination held...7th Myanmar-Bangladesh Foreign Office Consultations held...Myanmar Futsal coach attends Futsal workshop...Special delegation arrives back from Malaysia...Union Foreign Affairs Minister back home...SSMNC Chairman Sayadaw, Union Religious Affairs Minister leave for China...Union FM attends 3rd Ministerial Meeting of Myanmar-Indonesia Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation...Legislation for standardization of laws coordination meeting held...Vice-President U Nyan Tun to attend 2nd Joint Committee meeting on Comprehensive Development of Dawei Special Economic Zone and its related project areas...We could address issues of protection of Myanmar workers, actions to be taken against attackers and security of those who want to continue to work there: U Zin Yaw..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Make the world a greener place"..... ARTICLES: "Pulonetonetone wooden bridge in Kawthoung" By: Maung Maung Kyaw Soe (Botany)..."Myanmar Chess Game" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt...Public Service Media under Democratic Reform-5" Banya Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 15 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MRTV retransmission station in Panglong Sub-Township launches pilot transmission...School buildings constructed, trees planted in Yedashe Township...Narcotic drugs seized at Mandalay Railway Station...Buses equipped with CCTVs...Oil press can earn family income in Myaing Tsp...Vehicles put under traffic rules...Drowsy driver plunges car into canal...Villages in Ayeyawady Region installed with solar panels...Khawkyuwa suspension bridge opened...YCDC carries out landscaping in Thamagon roundabout...Garment factory worker attempts suicide...Anti-DHF measures carried out in Nay Pyi Taw...Pyinmana Forest Dept gives educative talks on environmental conservation...Ten workers suffocated, lost consciousness by gasifier’s gases...Myanma Airways suspends flights of MA-60 fleet...Talks on retail business at UMFCCI...Strong earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Agricultural sector needs 3 Ps, cooperative societies to achieve quick-win: President...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium on 15-27 June...School Environment Day activities...MPT announces low-priced SIM cards sale plan for June...Basic tailoring course concludes in Myitkyina...FDA (branch) opens at Tamu Border Camp...BEHSs in Chin State to get Internet-accessible computers...MEB uplifts banking services to customers...School building handed over in Singaing...Three teak saplings for every Kalay household household (sic)...10th meeting of Committee for implementation of Latpadaungtaung investigation report...FPTP or PR?...Environmental conservation planning for Letpadaungtaung Copper Mines...Low pressure area to South Orissa Coast of India..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar would help foreign investors the most possible degree: President...Modern dental equipment donated...Japanese speaking contest on 30 June...Study Overseas & Career Fair 2013 kicks off...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives guests of UNOHCHR...Data Center launched in Yangon...Preliminary meeting on Improvement of Road Technology held...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defence..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Child labour"..... ARTICLES: "Timber extraction reduced for sustainable forest development" Htway Myint Naing (Sagaing)..."Public Service Media Law under Democratic Reform (4)" Banya Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Teak logs found in dredging old lake...DHF campaign undertaken in Tatkon Tsp...Plan to upgrade 20 reading rooms near Bago mountain range...Speed boats under inspection for safety equipment of passengers...Yangon university major repair costs over K 3800 million in 2012-2013...Condo basement parking lot inundated...Yangon University boat team to celebrate 90th birthday...Compensations provided for land grabs...One injured, four vehicles damaged in police car crash...Failed transformer in Dala replaced within hours...Low pressure over Northwest Bay of Bengal...Union minister calls for resilient society...Myanmar Gazette...Students get books, stationery in Ayadaw...District IPRD provides wifi at library...Gangaw Township Cooperative Syndicate meets...Kengtung DAC joins hands with private company in sanitation...Plan to open cultural museum in Lashio...Self-reliant clinic opened in Ayadaw Township...0.002 gram of opium seized in Katha...50th Myanma Gems, Jade and Pearl Emporium Central Committee meets..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: National workshop on air pollution and acid deposition held...EU lets Myanmar back into preferential trade scheme...Union Health Minister attends World Health Assembly...India Rupee notes seized by mobile team...Myanmar, Thai to promote higher education sector...U Hau Do Suan presents his Credentials to Governor General of Canada...Mekong countries media interaction in coincidence with China-South Asia Expo in Kunming...Union SWRR Minister meets guests of OXFM International [OXFAM?]...50th Myanma Gems, Jade and Pearl Emporium Central Committee meets...Myanmar special delegation encourages Myanmar workers...Five Myanmar workers dead, six injured in separate attacks in Malaysia...Myanmar government to coordinate with Malaysian government to ensure safety of Myanmar workers..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Smokeless tobacco"..... ARTICLES: "Flood preventive measures in Ayeyawady Region under implementation" Byline and Photo: Ko Htwe..."Public Service Media under Democratic Reform (3)" Banya Aung [Correction: “Public Service Media under Democratic Reform (2)” 13 June]
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 June 2013
    Description/subject: ီီDOMESTIC NEWS: Insurance in Myanmar enters private sector...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-6-2013)...Public Relations Workshop shares knowledge to trainees...Mayor oversees development tasks...DHF preventive measures taken in townships on wider scale...Illegal cows seized in Tada of Kyauktan Township...Drugs seized in Mohnyin Tsp...Anti-DHF measures conducted...Sagaing Myoma market road blocked...Rakhine State Health Department taking anti-DHF measures...Mandalay witnesses three fire outbreaks during two-day period...Drain spillovers fill roads in Meiktila...Music legend performs in Mandalay City Hall...Illegal wood seized in Katha...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Notification No. 13/2013 - Three Defence Services Personnel Amyotha Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Notification No. 14/2013 Three Defence Services Personnel Region Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Notification No.12/2013 Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw representatives substituted...Man sentenced to 26 years for setting woman fire in Lashio...UEC receives party establishment application...District IPRD provides wifi at library...Cooperative University confers diplomas in Economics...Cash assistance donated to Health Care Group...Health care for Hlinethaya Tsp DAC staff...Reinforced concrete road being paved in Sittway...Pilot assessment program for Myanmarsar reading skills discussed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives outgoing UNDP Resident Representative...MoU on staff training programme signed...Illegal commodities seized at India-Myanmar border...27th SEA Games billboards put up in Magway...Education Ministry, UNICEF provide stationery, books to schoolchildren...Rice exports to China increase...Chinese Navy Ship Haixun 01 starts four-country trip...Union Constitutional Tribunal Chairman receives Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy...Men’s and Women’s National and U-18 Basketball Championships on 22 July...Union Minister receives UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Thai guests...We will help all Myanmar citizens whether they are legal or illegal so that they can come back home..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Every child is special"..... ARTICLE: "Public Service Media under Democratic Reform (2)" Banya Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Concrete water pipelines laid in placement of old decay iron one in Dala...Stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek...Fire destroys saw mill, paddy in Thanatpin...Outstanding policemen honoured in Pathein...Preventive measures against DHF emphasized in Thanlyin...Passenger express bus hits overturned truck...Motorcyclist dies of traffic accident...Thakayta Township school enrollment week ceremony held...Dam, lake under repair in NyaungU Township...Expresses plying between Yangon and Kalay daily...Tree planting ceremony marks World Environment Day...Gifts for Fire Services Department...New book shop and advertising department opens in Kyauktada Township...Expectant mothers provided with eggs in Mandalay...Upgraded BEMS opened in Dabayin...Daewoo E&P contributes to Road Upgrading Work in Kyaukpyu...Kani gets free medical care...Monthly free vaccination campaign in Zabuthiri Tsp...One dies in industrial accident...Three sacred Buddha tooth relic replicas to be displayed for public obeisance in Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon...UEC receives party establishment application..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Philippine counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates Russian counterpart, PM...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Admiral Surasak Rounroengrom and party...Thailand Week 2013 organized in Yangon...Myanmar U-23 leave for Vietnam...Myanmar gymnastics athletes participate in Singapore open...FM sends message of felicitations to counterpart...Union FM sends felicitations to Russian counterpart...Myanmar golfer team leaves for Thailand...Union Chief Justice meets British guests...Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Hla Htay Win meets JMFA Chairman...AGM of SEA Regional Natural Disaster Risk Management Committee being held...Union Minister meets Reuters SEA Chief...Myanmar to compete in Asian Junior Wrestling Championship...Myanmar navy ship completes Bangladesh goodwill visit...SEA Games billboard erected in Yamethin...Three sacred Buddha tooth relic replicas to be displayed for public obeisance in Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon...Myanmar, Royal Thai Navy to cooperate...Special group to probe into the case of Myanmar migrant workers in Malaysia...MAI offers KL-Yangon flight 50% discount..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make a list in order to deploy your skills"..... ARTICLES: "Archipelago off Taninthayi Coast to become unique tourist attraction" By Sabei Pyu Kyaw..."Public Service Media under Democratic Reform" Banya Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Long and difficult period of efforts for national brethren to be finally sitting together at the negotiation table...Union Peace-making Work Committee, RCSS meet...CNG buses ready to join bus lines in Yangon...Outstanding trainees awarded in Buddhist culture course...Seizure of stimulant tablets at entrance to Nawnghkio...Monastic education schools for 2013-2014 academic year...Illegal cattle seized in Pyapon...Traffic accident kills motorcyclist in Ottwin...Drain dredged for flood prevention...Alatchaung Village to get access to electrification...Field trip for health care services in rural area...New hospital, school buildings under construction...Municipal elections held in Bilin...Villagers volunteer for roadwork...Locomotive runs into staff quarters...Stationery provided to needy students...Well goes well in Yamethin...Educative talks on traffic rules organized...Township Administrator Cup Football Tournament commences...Peace and prosperity a must: Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Trees grown to mark World Environment Day...Monsoon tree-planting ceremony held in Haka...Preventive measures against DHF being undertaken in Twantay...Car donated to social organization in Toungoo...Basic education schools fumigated in Nyaunglebin...Taninthayi Region Minister meets teachers...Schoolchildren get stationery and school HRD uniforms in Dawei...People of the country are obliged to participate in the drive against corruption as it cannot be solved by individuals..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Daewoo E&P contributes to Road Upgrading Work in Kyaukpyu...Certificate Course and Basic Diplomatic Skills (31/2013) conducted...U Tint Swai presents Credentials to President of the Hellenic Republic...Myanmar, JICA sign loans contract...GE supplies Myanmar’s capacity building efforts with USD 7 million..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Find ways to improve livelihood of farmers a priority"..... ARTICLE: "New generations with peace and prosperity" By: Nyi Nyi Tun, Yan Gyi Aung; Photos: Than Oo
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Greater Yangon Project: building and water supply aspects...Illegal timber seized in Sagaing, Mandalay Regions...Inpaung-Myohla road emerges as gravel one in Yamethin Township...Natural gas pipeline in regular distribution...Sub-power stations, power lines under construction in Thayawady District...BEPS branch put into service, reading habit rose...Dengue campaign launched at schools in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Stipends, stationery donated to students in Layein village BEMS...Yangon Highway Bus Terminal being expanded...Free eye treatment provided to eye patients in Sitagu Eye Hospital...Farming rights certificates granted...Bago gets fourth traffic light...Police arrests gambling suspect...Sugarcane farmers upbeat due to early monsoon...A & I Ministry to assist in production, selling fertilizers to farmers...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends school handing over ceremony...Duties assigned to departmental personnel in Pakokku...Bago Region MCWSC meets...Myanmar Senior PGA Championship wraps up...Stimulant tablets seized in Hsihseng Township...2nd Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament concludes...Weather Forecast for 2nd Dekad (10-days) of June 2013..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Portuguese counterpart, PM...Myanmar parliamentary goodwill delegation leaves for US...Tourists very interested in process of sculpture in Bagan region...Htanhsan cave in Taunggyi charges USD 10 per foreigner...BC to organize climate talks...Amyotha Hluttaw Committee Chairman leaves for Singapore...Myanmar delegation leaves for Philippines...Myanmar cycling team leaves for PRC to take joint training...Myanmar puts 30 booths at 1st China-South Asia Expo in Kunming...Union FM felicitates Portuguese counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "No water no life".....ARTICLE: "Cross border trade between Myanmar, India to get boost from a new road" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 10 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (8-6-2013)...Stimulant tablets, heroin seized in Mabein...Houses lost in landslide at Sittoung River...Opium seized in Waingmaw...Short circuit fire engulfs five houses...Office work course commences in Magway...Mandalay-Bhamo passenger vessel launches maiden trip...Bus shopping at department store...Chin State plans to build hotel zone in Mindat...Health care provided to workers at worksite...CSCs issued in Momeik...Suspension bridge opened in Bhamo Tsp...Shweli Dam receives major repair...University of Forestry gets new two-storey building...World Environment Day marked in Mongnai...Salin Township WVO grants stipends for students...Swimmers invited to participate in Olympic Day competition...Pros and cons of PSM draft law discussed...Tarmacking of Mandalay University entrance road...School uniforms donated to students at relief camps in Meiktila...Community-based Natural Disaster Risk Mitigation discussed in Mawlamyinegyun...Hsipaw residents get citizenship scrutiny cards...Station hospital renovated in Peinzalok...Volunteers coordinate efforts on child protection...Illegal beef seized in Thonze..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ho Chi Minh City Expo-2013 opens in Yangon...MITT to start running 2013-14 academic year...Selected Myanmar tennis players leave for Thailand...Chin State gov’t, UNICEF meet on drawing social development plan...Development of Myanmar- India border regions discussed...Liaison officers course concludes...Pros and cons of PSM draft law discussed...Union Sports Minister calls athletes for achieving success in every sport event...Total Solution for Air-conditioning & Mechanical Ventilation System Seminar..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Counterfeit drugs: a growing global threat"..... ARTICLES: "China-Myanmar corridor to emerge as trade facilitator" By Maung Maung Myint Swe..."Royal Ploughing Ceremony (Le Htun Mingala) in Nayone" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt..."Yadana Theinga Bridge on Ayeyawady River to be completed soon" Byline: Tin Maung (Mandalay Sub-printing House)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Fire engines, hoses donated to fire brigade in Dala...Trap cameras to cover nature of wildlife at Htamanthi Sancutary (sic)...Myanmar Senior PGA Championship kicks off...2nd Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 2013 kicks off...Illegal commodities seized on Tamu-Kalay- Kalewa Road...DHF prevention conducted in Insein Township...Enthusiasts join basic driving course in Loikaw...UAB opens Mandalay branch...Boiler explosion causes noddle (sic) factory fire...Python handed over to Forest Dept...Pobbathiri Tsp Sangha Nayaka Office opened...Pyinnya Alinn Library opened in Hsipaw...Kaboe diversion weir irrigating farmlands in KhinU...Mandalay schools collect more than 20000 high school students...Upgraded BEHS opened in Aunglan...Myanmar to focus on capacity building of young workforce...Heavy rain damages road section on Pathein-Monywa Highway...Knowledge shared to farmers for cultivation of high yield paddy strain...Volunteers plant trees, clear plastic bags...Mayan Village to have access to electricity...West Bank Village gets Knowledge Bank...Lightning kills one in Mongpan...Land plots donated to Pariyatti monasteries in Mawgyun, Yangon...DHF campaign launched...Matriculation exam results released through Nay Pyi Taw Myanma Athan...Matriculation examination results released..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Contribution of forum helps Myanmar reintegrate into international community...Over 3400 globetrotters visit Shwedagon Pagoda within five days...It is the best time for foreign investors to make investments in Myanmar: President U Thein Sein...Private companies offer mobile and money exchange services at WEF...WEF Founder pledges continued assistance for Myanmar’s reform process...India offers capacity building training to Myanmar...Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines agree to set up ASEAN Common Smart Tourism...Vietnam takes quick step to invest in Myanmar’s unexploited hospitality industry...President U Thein Sein receives Philippine counterpart...World Economic Forum helps put Myanmar back on international stage...Memorandum of Cooperation between MRCS, NRCS signed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Share to fight malnutrition"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MMCWA donates K 3 million for surgical treatment of cleft lip and palate patients...Transformer installation for urban electrification...Buddhism culture course concludes in Natmauk...Cooperative society members get loans...Collected works of new authours introduced...Farmers get farming right certificates in Lashio...Heroin worth K 120 million seized in Hopin...Car plunges into roadside near Myaungmya Suspension Bridge...Stolen artifacts seized on Pyay-bound ferry...Surveys start for new Kalay airport site...Inter-religion dialogue organized in Pyawbwe Township...Fire breaks out in Yangon noddle (sic) factory...Garment factory fence collapses...Sale schedule for 50th Anniversary Myanma Jade, Gems and Pearl Emporium...Investment in oil-palm and sunflower production discussed...Livestock and Fisheries Ministry to cooperate with MICB...Publication of the undertakings of respective ministries in response to complaints filed to PSCAC...Cash and kind donated to monastic education school...New school building handed over...Duties assigned to departments, townships in Mawlaik District...Sanitation carried out at Inlay Lake...Lashio marks World Environment Day...Lamp-posts, power lines replaced in Dawei..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: World Economic Forum on East Asia (2013) opens...Digicel to bring world level communication services to Myanmar... Exclusive Interview by news team of News and Periodicals Enterprise with Mr Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director...WEF reverberated with voices of businessmen from around the world News Team from NPE...Myanmar-India Trade Fair organized in Monywa...Myanmar boxers leave for Kazakhstan for joint training...President U Thein Sein receives UNDP administrator...Singapore to provide training to Myanmar college lecturers...President U Thein Sein receives Vietnamese PM...Debate at World Economic Forum...Publication of the undertakings of respective ministries in response to complaints filed to PSCAC...President U Thein Sein holds talks with LPDR Prime Minister...WEF launches report to help boost Myanmar’s energy reforms..."YGLs launch a programme to tackle child malnutrition" - Moe Thuzar Soe..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Grow more trees"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Main objective of reforms undertaken by government in last two years has been to create a brighter future for prosperity...Greater Yangon Urban Development Plan discussed...DHF prevention at BEHS No 1 in Kayan...Relief aid provided to victims in Lashio...Sanitation carried out for proper flow of water at drains...Painting, cartoon, poster and computer painting contests held in Lashio...Embankments under repairs in Myeik...Vessel fire at Theinbyu Jetty...Fire breaks out at paper warehouse in Myaungmya...Tatmadaw mobile teams give medical care to local people in NyaungU, Kyaukpadaung...Shwetaung-Myaungdaga power grid installation to complete in 2013...Garment workers’ wage demand still unmet...Donors fund poor children’s education...New Way workers return to workplace as dispute settled...Disaster risk management workshop organized in Kungyangon Township...Private hospital opened in Myitkyina...Preventive measures against land erosion conducted in Nyaungdon...Committee for implementation of Latpadaungtaung Copper Mining Project Investigation Commission’s report meets...Prices of motorbikes raising in market of Monywa...Microfinance disbursed to basic cooperative societies...Talks raising public awareness for environmental conservation...Man arrested on suspicion of murder..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, PM...President U Thein Sein meets CEO and Managing Director of Woodside Ltd...President U Thein Sein receives Hong Kong-based Standard Chartered Bank Executive Director...Chinese ambassador’s wife makes donation at child care centre...President U Thein Sein receives Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF on East Asia...Thiri Pyanchi U Tun Nay Linn concurrently accredited to Argentina...U Tin Yu concurrently accredited to Ukraine...President U Thein Sein receives Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives S’pore’s Emeritus Senior Minister...Union FM felicitates Swedish counterpart...Philips, Yangon Heritage Trust, partner to highlight Yangon’s cultural heritage sites...Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd opens Myanmar branch...World Environment Day (WED) observed in Nay Pyi Taw...World Economic Forum kicks off in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Happy schools"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 June 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 52/2013 - Enforcement of the 2013-Minimum Wage Law..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Wells sunk, lakes dredged in Mandalay Region for better access to safe water...Indaw Tsp village taps stream...Data Entry Project launched for workers...Oxygen containers donated to Mandalay philanthropic group...Motor roads being upgraded in Kachin State...Two injured in Sagaing fire outbreak...Public notice of wheel tax forgery...Rural development tasks being undertaken in Letpadaungtaung Copper Mines Area...Post-primary school upgraded to BEMS (Branch) in Hsipaw...Basic Shan Literature Courses conclude in Hsipaw...Commercial teak saplings planted in Namma forest reserve...Rural library broadens horizons of people in Nyaunglebin Tsp...Bailey bridges replaced with RC type facilities on Pathein-Monywa Road...Fighters, helicopters commissioned into service [associated photo: "Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing sprinkles scented water on new fighter jet"]...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "We are making constant efforts for standing as a credible, responsible country in the world community as both supporters and dissidents would bear the fruits of our reforms" - The following is the translation of President U Thein Sein’s speech through radio programmes to the entire people the length and breadth of the nation [broadcast speech on his visit to the USA]...PR [Permanent Residence - of foreigners] System aims at benefiting reforms...Union Foreign Affairs Minister meets UNFPA Representative...Myanmar ready to hold ASEAN chair: Ms Madeleine Albright...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives ROK Deputy National Defence Minister...Delegates to 22nd WEF on East Asia arrive...Myanmar youth golfers won prizes in 2013 European Championship...Golden Jubilee Myanma Gems Emporium...Press Release - Regarding the recent attacks on Myanmar citizens working and residing in Malaysia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stick to monogamous relationships".....ARTICLE: "THE TWO SCENES" U Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 June 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Parliamentarians to report to Hluttaw Office (The seventh regular sessions of the first parliament will start on 25 June...)...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Notification No (2/ 2013) First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw seventh regular session summoned...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Pyithu Hluttaw Notification No (1/ 2013) First Pyithu Hluttaw seventh regular session summoned...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Amyotha Hluttaw Notification No (1/ 2013) First Amyotha Hluttaw seventh regular session summoned.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein’s radio message to be aired on 4-6 June...Kyauktan Township sees preventive measures against frequent floods...Painting contests organized in Kalay...Authorities constantly checking safety of boats in Yangon River...Cargo vessels resume route in Chindwin River...Myanmar chess game to mark Olympic Day...Kayah State CM calls for timely completion of construction works...Lake dredged to reduce risk of water scarcity...New school buildings opened in Shawpya, Chaungtha villages...US Embassy’s English classes camp out in NyaungU...President U Thein Sein attends opening ceremony of Cooperative Business Centre...Hanthawady BEHS (branch) gets new building in Gangaw...Tree planting—Myanmar pride...Shwebin Ngwebin Library opened in Talokpin Village...Animals vaccinated in Maungtaw District...Thandaunggyi Township gets a new court...Sittoung Bridge No. 3 scheduled to be complete in April, 2015..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Chief of the Defence Staff of British Armed Forces...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives NDI Chairperson...Myanmar women’s football team to receive cash awards for its success in AFC Women’s Cup qualifier...U-23 selected Myanmar football team’s 22-man squad announced prior to its friendly matches against Singapore, Vietnam...Myanmar Mandalay Football Academy team racks up its first win in front of home crowd...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services welcomes British Chief of the Defence Staff...Three Myanmar workers in stable condition...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds talks with US delegation, Chief of British Armed Forces and party...UEC Chairman receives NDI Chairperson...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services meets ROK Deputy Defence Minister...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives British, US guests...Tatmadaw cooperating friendly with armed forces of neighbours, regional countries, ASEAN and other countries in the world..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Budding democracy’s promising business".....ARTICLE: "Myanmar ready to hold 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia" By Maung Maung Myint Swe Photos: Kyaw Thu Win
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 05 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cooperative works is second economic pillar of the nation ...70-year-old woman dies after being knocked down by motorbike...Kawthoung: A pleasant town where Statue of Myanmar’s hero King Bayintnaung stands...100-year-old religious hall sees short circuit fire in Pyapon...Woman’s dead body found ashore in Dawei...Knife-wielding armed men raid Htawpaing forest camp in Bogale Township...More than K 23 million worth of watches stolen in burglary at shop in Toungoo...Waso Chinlone Festival in Mandalay reaches 85th anniversary milestone...Bago FSD keeps public on alert for flood...Furnishings donated to schools in Ponnagyun...Murder suspect pleads guilty...Mandalay house burnt down by fire...Yangon paper shed catches fire...Dala police arrests two gambling suspects...Sanitation at drains along Kyaikwaing Pagoda Road...Outstanding staff honoured in Kyimyindine Township...Mosquito repellent sprayed in Ahaya Thukha Market...Heroin seized from drug addict suspect...Refresher courses for divers, bus conductors opened in Yangon...Rail Transportation Ministry to provide technical assistance to entrepreneurs..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Kawthoung: A pleasant town where Statue of Myanmar’s hero King Bayintnaung stands...US tech firm introduces traffic laser in Myanmar...Mandalay Region CCI meets Thai businessmen...Myanmar Embassy in Malaysia seeking diplomatic means to protect Myanmar citizens...Myanmar migrant worker dies in worksite accident...Thai embassy donates cash to fund of MRCS...World Bank (Yangon branch) opened...Joint Seminar focuses on establishment of stock exchange..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Historic evolution in Asia".....ARTICLE: "Mr Sushant Palakurthi Rao, Asia Head of WEF: We are very confident with this excellent forum" By: Maung Maung Myint Swe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Narrow gap between urban and rural health care services: President...Third Myanmar Job Fair kicks off...Construction of temporary market for New Bogyoke market nearing completion...Motorbike accident kills one, hurts other one in Myinmu...Fire reduces houses to ashes, leaves victims homeless in Mandalay...Overturned bus kills one passenger in Kawthoung District...Drowsy driver causes car accident on expressway...Thitlaylon high school branch upgraded to full-fledged BEHS...Abandoned ammunitions found in Monywa...Abhidhamma course conducted in Mandalay...Illegal teak boards seized in Mansi...School band course concluded in Mohnyin...Passenger bag stolen on Mandalay- Myitkyina train...Drugs seized in Tamu...Child development workshop held in Mandalay...Urban development and management discussed...Union Minister meets employers and employees in Hlinethaya, Shwethanlwin Industrial Zones...English proficiency course concludes...Kalay-Monywa-Mandalay express coaches change to Kalay-Gangaw route...Self-reliant school building opened in Yedashe Tsp...Farming rights certificates presented in Singaing...Chin traditional Longyi popular in Magway market...Medics give free medical treatment to patients in Paung...A 10-wheeled truck overturns in Khamaukgyi Township, hurts seven workers...Nay Pyi Taw Police Force grants stipends to offspring of police staff...Myanmar Engineering Council draft law discussed prior to its submission to parliament..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Italian President, PM...Union FM felicitates Italian counterpart...Myanmar parliamentary delegation leaves for Germany..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Man behind the wheel".....ARTICLES: "He wards off natural disaster" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt... "22nd WEF to focus social, economic development opportunities and challenges of Myanmar, East Asia" By: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photos: A M Soe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 June 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 June, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 June 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister pledges assistance from governments and UN for Kachin IDPs...Hline Township performs preventive measures against DHF...Side-by-side crash between truck and motorbike kills one rider...27th branch of YMBA formed in NyaungU...Two men killed as truck ploughs into tree on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Brake failure blamed for truck rollover accident in Lashio...Hit-and-run car accident suspect identified after he hands himself into police...Green light given to five private insurance companies...New Ngamwegon village primary school handed over...Two die in road accident in Mongphyat...More than 200 cases of Potassium deprivation reported at Yamethin Hospital...School enrollment activities launched in Kanpetlet...School enrollment activities kick off in Theinni...Educative talk on DHF organized in Myitkyina...Preventive measures against DHF carried out in Tatkon...Sanitation tasks carried out in Hsipaw...World No Tobacco Day observed...Initial agreement on computerization of Central Bank of Myanmar reaches with Daiwa...Three police killed in skirmish...Yangon Region organizes school enrolment day...New library building opened in Karlay of Kholan Sub-Tsp...Household registration skills course organized...Traffic rules surprise checks conducted in Mandalay...20 kilograms of ICE seized...Duties assigned for implementation of plans...Comprehensive Education Sector Review to be carried out in three phases..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister pledges assistance from governments and UN for Kachin IDPs...UCSB Chairman receives Dutch, Norwegian delegations...Workshop on Extractive Industries Taxation held...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Lt-Gen Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan and party from Royal Thai Armed Forces...Myanmar bags two gold, six silver, 10 bronze in 2nd SEA Vovinam Championship...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee Chairman receives officials of Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering..... "PERSPECTIVES": "To end poverty"..... ARTICLE: "Tonkan-Metmung Road emerges to provide smooth transportation between Myanmar, China" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 31 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 31 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: No one hurt in sudden partial collapse of building under construction...Two men charged for impersonating police officers...Motorbike thefts from staff quarters in Nay Pyi Taw Zabuthiri Township exposed...Meiktila Highway Bus Terminal to be relocated...Liaison offices to be opened in border areas...Farming rights certificates presented in Phaungpyin Township...Three artesian wells sunk in Tatkon Tsp...One killed in motorcycle accident...Stipends granted for children...Preventive measures against DHF conducted in Sittway...Township MCWA donates books to book corner...Myanmar Gazette...Homeless victims get shelters in Lashio...New Dhammayon building handed over in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Internet Freedom Forum on 1 June...Concrete roads emerge one after another in Pyapon...Talks on reproductive health activity in NyaungU...1st Myanmar Senior PGA Championship 6-7 June...Ownerless cows seized in Kyauktan Township...Mongshu dwellers to get electricity...Union Peace-Making Work Committee, KIO sign agreement after three-day peace talks...Hledan Overpass put into service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thilawa Special Economic Zone in pipeline, Myanmar, Thailand committed to success of Dawei Special Economic Zone...Myanmar participates in Global Timber Forum...H&T Ministry, Hanns Seidel sign tourism promotion...6th EITI Global Conference held...Myanmar military delegation tour Bangkok...Pyithu Hluttaw Fundamental Rights of the Citizens, Democracy and Human Rights Committee Chairman receives legal expert of ICJ...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Philippine Ambassador...Union Foreign Minister receives Kuwaiti lawmaker..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A source of hope".....ARTICLE: "No To Tobacco" By Maung Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 31 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 30 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 May 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No 50/2013 5th Waning of Kason, 1375 ME (29 May, 2013.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Candle fire claims lives of two children...Fire-razed area sees land preparations in Meiktila...Head-on motorbike collision kills one, hurt two others in Bago ...Mandalay couple found dead on railway tracks...Criminal case leads to riots in Lashio...Educative talks given in Mandalay...K 536 bln revenue collected from automobile imports...Free dental care provided in Dawei Sitagu Hospital...Diploma courses in Lashio conclude...Radiology Department opened in Mone station hospital...Two die in Mandalay rail accident...Truck plunges on new Strand Road...One dies in car crash on muddy road in Kyaukme Tsp...MEDICINES DONATED TO SANGHA HOSPITAL [photo]...Seminar on economic and administrative reforms organized...Meiktila District to launch anti-DHF driven in early monsoon season...School building handing over ceremony held...School enrolment launched from 23 to 31 May...Maezali Village of Katha Township gets a new school building...Second leg of 2nd Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament-2013 on 6-7 June...On-job training Course for Ward Administrator (1/2013) concluded...Phayathonzu Sub-Township facilitated with asphalt road...Progress seen in ongoing peace talks between UPMWC, KIO delegation...Storm news..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives delegation of World Bank...Myanmar, the Netherlands organize Seminar Towards Safe and Sustainable Water Management in Myanmar...Myanmar women’s football team given a hero’s welcome...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing awarded Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand...Myanmar host U-14 Asian Cup qualifiers...Coord meeting on making Hajj pilgrimages held...Norway’s Oil for Development Program delegation meets chairmen of Pyithu Hluttaw committees...Myanmar, Indonesia discuss mily cooperation...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives legal expert of ICJ...Amyotha Hluttaw committee chairmen and party meet Norwegian delegation...Myanmar hands over elephant with fully grown tusks to Sri Lanka..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Narrow knowledge gap"..... ARTICLE: "2013 World No Tobacco Day" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health)
    Language: Englisj
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 29 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bay Bulletin...Yangon bus lines to see systematic reformation soon...Talks on development of fish and meat production sector held...Building collapses, kills three during demolition...Unattended mosquito coils blamed for two house fires in Mandalay...Ten-wheeled truck in blaze in Tachilek...Cooperative Business Centre to be opened soon...Respects paid to teachers at Mandalaylan BEPS...Sittway Health Department providing healthcare at relief camps...Fire breaks out in Myittha...Overheated regulator causes fire outbreak in Mawlamyine...CSCs issued in Muse Township...Han Golf Classic Golf Tourney (Yangon) concludes...Zingyaik hydropower plant to be privatized...Union Peace-making Work Committee Vice-Chairman meets townselders, national race leaders in Myitkyina...Bago No. 3 BEHS organizes school enrollment activity...Yoechaung bridge put into service in Padaung Township...Beautifying tasks being undertaken in Pakokku...‘Sympathy’ donates water to rural people...One dead in motorcycle-car collision in Nyaunglebin...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...122 bags of caffeine weighing 3050 kilos seized...Union Peace-making Work Committee holds talks on peace process with KIO delegation...Materials, books on making arms seized in Tachilek..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Minister of Infrastructure and Environment of the Netherlands and party...Japanese designer makes sportswear for XXVII SEA Games...Chairman of UCSB deserves high praise by Sehan University...Japan, Myanmar to cooperate in agricultural sector..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Put in place a good investment climate"..... ARTICLE: "Urban transport and road network of Greater Yangon Strategic Development Plan" Byline: Ko Thet (Botahtaung) Photo: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 28 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 28 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Two riders dead in head-on collision between passenger bus and motorbike...Three-year-old child missing after motor boat capsizes...Mistaken accelerator push causes crash in Mandalay...TE truck knocks down, kills woman pedestrian...Three religious edifices of ancient Mandalay Palace to be restored...Second Yangon ICT Show organized...Paleku-Yankin road in Yebyu Tsp upgraded...Shwe Myeik Maung library to be established in Myeik...Dawei starts school enrollment...CSCs issued in Kyauktan...One killed in electric short circuit...Elite donates car to Myanmar Golf Federation...Farming rights certificates presented in Mongshu...Work coord meeting on aviation safety held...Arms and ammunition seized in Hsenwi Tsp...Beikman Thit Library put into service in Sagaing Township...MCDC to generate power from wastes...Pyapon fire engulfs one building...First News Photo exhibition in Mandalay...CSCs issuance, household registration issued...Condition of Southwest Monsoon Advancement..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives CNPC Chairman...Japan considers continued assistance important for Myanmar’s reform progress...Myanmar women’s football team qualifies for AFC Women’s Cup...Japan’s gift for Myanmar traffic police corps...Deputy education minister, JICA’s Senior Representative meet...Japan, Myanmar agree grant aid to Myanmar - Exchange of Notes concerning Grant Aid to Myanmar...Talk on “Industrial Policy and Globalization” held...Myanmar sees import of over 170,000 automobiles in 19 months...Japan announces its Work coord meeting on aviation safety held assistance for Myanmar’s infrastructural development - Signing of Exchange of Notes concerning Yen Loan to Myanmar...Liaison Officer Training Course (2/2013) commences...11 students from National Culture and Fine Arts University leave for Japan...Sector-wise working group meeting of Myanmar and development partnerships held...Procter & Gamble (P&G)’s water donation reaches six billion liters..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Better economic operations and services"..... ARTICLES: "GMS Highways provides potential for prosperity" By Maung Maung Myint Swe..."Come and visit Inlay Lake" Byline: Naing Tun, Nay Myo Thurein Photo: Htay Aung (Kyemon)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 27 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 27 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myawady Industrial Zone implementation process in progress...Leaking gas pipeline in Insein Township repaired in time...Dala dwellers provided with free Health health care service of specialists...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends school building opening ceremonies...Eight-legged buffalo born dead...Basic Life Support Training for Ambulance Crew commences at Mandalay Orthopaedic Hospital...Pyu man who swallowed seven nails survives...One died in motorcycle accident in Thabeikkyin...Villagers invade government farm...Three injured in motorbike head-on collision in Wundwin...Publications, periodicals contributed to MLF...Ananda replica pagoda in Kawthoung fixed with new religious objects...Over 25 grams of heroin seized in Mawlu...Man charged for fire in Mandalay...Summer paddy gets good price...MPF launches emergency, complainthandling phone lines...Road to Yangon West University concreted...Padeegon of Thegon Township gets self-reliant transformer..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein rolls out red carpet for Japanese PM - Japan vows to provide 91000 million yen worth of development aid to three main sectors in Myanmar...Myanmar selected Vovinam team leaves for Cambodia...Indonesia conceals [sic - meaning?]three points in its away match with Myanmar...Myanmar U-23 football team ready for home and away international friendly matches...Red Cross Society Office opened in Monghsat Township...Myawady Industrial Zone implementation process in progress...Myanmar-Japan business meet...President U Thein Sein hosts luncheon to Japanese PM...Myanmar, Japan cordial ties date back to days of yore - Myanmar should continue to maintain her appealing, inspiring traditions to gain respect from international community...Appointment of ambassador agreed on...Myanmar and Japanese leaders welcome comprehensive assistance projects ongoing or under consideration by relevant organizations including Government of Japan and NGOs and confirm to further promote cooperation...Joint Statement between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Japan -New Foundation for Mutual Friendship-...Myanmar golfers leave for Scotland...Myanmar, Japan to promote relations in all sectors in future..... "PERSPECTIVES": "National unity or internal peace"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 26 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Construction of arrival and Transport departure building for Aung Mingalar bus terminal sees 60 per cent completion...Kawhmu fish farm murder suspect under custody...Fish farm worker dead in quarrel over debt in Twantay Township...Man dies of hanging himself in Zabuthiri Township...Mon State hopes to see a lower amount of fire cases this year...Rounds of ammunitions, hand grenades unearthed in Sittway Township...Kawthoung landslide destroys primary school’s retaining wall...Teak saplings provided to villagers in Hsipaw Township...Matric classes opened in Myeik 10 days ahead of start of academic year...Yangon social group sinks two artesian wells...Sitagu eye hospital plans free eye care...Vendors vote against major renovation of Kalay market...Low-priced SIM cards sold in Yangon...First conference of Myanmar Pharmacists Association held...Passenger bus rollover kills 11, hurts 16...Bago development in good shape...Fire breaks out in Bago...Educative talks held in Technological University (Myeik...Integrated farming system in Kyaukhtu Township...Maintenance of village water lake in Pakokku Township...Tha Khin Lay bus line launched in Katha...Stimulant tablets seized in Toungoo...Sleeping drunken man killed by train in Latpadan...Illegal cows seized in Waw Township...Cleaner dies of electric shock...Gamblers seized in Pyu Township...Work permits granted to five insurance companies...State of the Sea...Outlook for subsequent two days..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japanese PM Mr Shinzo Abe visits Martyrs’ Mausoleum, Japanese Cemetery, Letyetsan BEPPS, Thilawa Special Economic Zone...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends opening of GE International Office...Japanese soldier’s remains found in Indaw Township...Myanmar U-23 to play friendly with MNL All Stars...Japanese PM addresses Myanmar-Japan Business Seminar...Myanmar labour, employment & social security delegation arrives back from Japan...Myanmar weightlifting delegation leaves for China...Mrs Akie Abe visits nunneries, youth development center in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Manners before learning".....ARTICLE: "MWEA, reliable for the State in business management" Byline: Moe Thuzar Soe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 25 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 25 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Consecration of Thatta Thattaha Maha Bodhi Pagoda held...Four arrested in attempted taxi robbery...Upper-class carriage of commuter trains draws interest of railway users...Upgrading of wooden bridge into suspension facility ongoing in Indaw Township...Truck rollover accident on downward path of Muse-Lashio-Mandalay Union Highway...Loaded train collides with trailer at railway crossing in Yedashe Township...Pyinmana sees two fires in single day...Magway District marks International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Circular road built in Shwezigon Pagoda...Fire breaks out in Bago...Dorm opened in Meiktila Nursing Training School...Free healthcare provided by traditional medicines team...CSCs issued in Kalay...CSCs granted in Mongyai...Free eye treatments provided in Muse...Youth Liaison officers course No. 3 (Yangon) concludes...Thatta Thattaha Maha Bodhi Pagoda, magnificent image of Nay Pyi Taw...Pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw packed with devotees on Fullmoon Day of Kason...Kyaiklat Pagoda Creek Bridge reopened...Beigon Bridge being rebuilt...One dead, 23 injured as car overturns on Myotha-Myingyan Road...Ownerless cows seized in Phayagyi...Cash donated to Beigon Monastery...Band course organized...Farmers hire threshers for summer paddy harvest...YGH to use PET/CT scan in early 2014...Mandalarians perform meritorious deeds at religious edifices..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Chinese businessmen meet...Japanese company seeks car export to Myanmar...Talk on Natural Resources: Blessing or Curse? held...Myanmar-China antihuman trafficking talks...Myanmar delegation visits Centres of Excellence in western coastal areas of US...World Malaria Day 2013 observed...Japanese PM arrives in Myanmar...Japanese PM’s visit serves as opportunity to lay down foundation for turning a new page in history - Japanese PM’s Message to the Myanmar People..... "PERSPECTIVES": "English Language Proficiency"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 24 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State of the Sea...Illegal teak, hardwood seized in Mawlamyine District...Drowning death of drunken young man in garden lake...Ward dwellers worry over leaky gas pipeline...Squalls with wind gusts lash Pathi Village in Twantay Township...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Ancient Buddha Image stolen in Bagan...Parliamentary commission probes land grabs in Natmauk...Stormy winds destroy school building...Fire breaks out in Yaksawk...Course on Buddhist culture conducted...Tax service unit opened in Mandalay...Working Groups formed for development of rural meat and fish sectors...Meiktila victims support group formed...Farmland Management Committee meeting held in Haka...Rural health branch opened in Naungtaya...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Children of staff get cash assistance...Student kits for primary students in Mohnyin...Htilin Township turns out midwives..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Profile of Prime Minister Mr. Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe...Profile of Mrs. Akie Abe...President U Thein Sein meets Leaders of US Senate, House of Representatives...Bago Region Chief Minister meets Japanese guests...Thai team crowned with success in men’s 100 km team event...12 men, eight women exposed before departure for neighbouring country...Cannon of second Anglo-Myanmar war unearthed at People’s Square...Japan to help Myanmar in Postal Service Development...Counterfeit Myanmar banknotes seized from Thai nationals...ICCG donates medical equipment...Kyunsu Township to receive USD 80 million aids from World Bank...President U Thein Sein back home...Preliminary workshop for Myanmar’s REDD+ projects held...International AIDS Candle Light Memorial organized...Surgical operation equipment donated to Gangaw Hospital...General Electric Offices opened in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives NDI’s chief...Trade and Investment Agreements between Myanmar and US inked...Information committee, US experts discuss transparency timeliness in information..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Vesak Day"..... ARTICLE: "Press freedom is a foundation for democratic society, plays a role in democratic transition" (continued from yesterday) By - Thadin Lu Lin..."Kason, the month of festival of Environmental greening" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt.....POEM: "Sacred Bodh Gaya"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 23 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Workshop on promoting education standard held...One dead, another hospitalized after knife fight...Man stabs himself twice after stabbing wife to death...Man stabs himself twice after stabbing wife to death...Search for missing passengers of sinking boat in Yangon River ongoing...Mandalay Region Chief Minister visits relief camps in Meiktila...Fire breaks out in Tamway Tsp...Yezagyo Township gets more 900 SIM cards in May...Seminar on mobile technology held in Mandalay...Bago prepares to prevent flood...Magway Region ANA invites entries for anti-narcotic contest...Loans disbursed to members of cooperative society in NyaungU...C-in-C of Defence Services meets officers, other ranks in Magway...Taunggalay Village in Bilin Tsp gets library...Coordination meeting for private sector development held...Workshop on Disabilities and Rights of Disabled kicks off...Ottwin Township gets rural library in Khindan Village...WAO members make field trips...CDMA 800 MHz SIM cards sold in Myinmu for second batch...Padaung rural people enjoy free health care services...Mandalay Region Health Care Subcommittee meets...One dead, two injured in Insein car accident...Seven got injured in light truck and 22-wheeled truck accident..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets US Senators...Donation of Elite Tech Group of Companies for MGF...Myanmar entrepreneurs leave for Thailand...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Swiss President of the Council of States...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw receives President of the Council of States of Switzerland...Myanmar, Japan discuss religious matters...Mawlamyine University opens three-storey buildings...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends 2nd day of 10th Anniversary Celebration of the United Nations Day of Vesak...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Swiss President of the Council of States...Ambassador Thura U Thet Oo Maung concurrently accredited to Turkey..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Our future in colour"..... ARTICLES: "ASEAN Highway-123 linking Dawei Deep Sea Port and Thailand" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photo: Kyaw Thu Win..."Press freedom is a foundation for democratic society, plays a role in democratic transition" By- Thadin Lu Lin
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 22 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 22 May 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Ordinance No (1/2013) approved by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 2nd and concluding day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State of the Sea...Theft of cash and belongings at Toungoo hospital exposed during few hours...Kawlin Township police force steps up crackdown on drug traffickers...Four young men taken into police custody for their acts of vandalism...Illegal teak seized on bullock cart...Tragic drowning death of four-year-old boy in Thongwa Township...Man dies of being run over by train...Domino effect crash on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Rollover crash of loaded truck on Yangon- Paung, 21 May— A Mawlamyine Highway...2nd Conference on Media Development in Myanmar concluded...Conference demonstrates strong support for current media reforms in Myanmar...Seven culprits sentenced for killing monk, arson attack in Meiktila conflict...Mandalay grows shade trees on traffic islands...Paddy and other crops thriving in Sagaing Township...Car donated for social services group...NyaungU farmers upbeat after early monsoon...Free journalism English course opened...Ceremony to supply water from spring held...Bull show held in Nyaunglebin...Cash and kind provided to victims of relief camps in Meiktila...Illegal commodities seized at junction of roads to Sittoung Bridges...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "Myanmar will continue reform process, move forwards" - President U Thein Sein... "The United States will help Myanmar achieve success" - President Barack Obama...Conference leaders vow to reduce Asia-Pacific water problems...President U Thein Sein receives former US Secretary of State, World Bank President...Myanmar National-level Leading Committee of PATROL meets...President U Thein Sein attends round-table discussion of ASEAN Business Council and US Chamber of Commerce...Cycling Contest for Pre- SEA Games...With the help of neighbours, the strength of people, with the help of American people, we will succeed...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends 10th Anniversary Celebration of the United Nations Day of Vesak...UNOPS holds workshop in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Set in motion a system where students can be fit and healthy"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 23 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 21 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 May 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw special session, 1st day] Proposal about declaration of the state of emergency submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MFF President meets Myanmar women’s football team...Car and bike crash kills one on bicycle...Company worker’s death Crime under investigation...Staff vehicles get caught in stone attack of vendors...Mongkai accessible to everyone by road...Water supply satisfies thirsty Dala wards...Government’s action is just to intimate relationship between “pluralist media space” and the exercise of “social responsibility model” media culture...Although the government’s money is involved, it is important to acknowledge to the public, that the government is not controlling its Public Service Media...Meiktila University gets new three-storey facility...Ingyin market funeral service group marks first birthday...YeU primary school repaired...MEB relaxes banking procedures...Over 60,000 SIM cards to be sold in Mandalay this month...Global Business Association Co donates clothes for Sagaing, Mandalay quake victims...Gokdwin road on Mandalay-Muse Union Highway needs repair...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker stresses ways and means to end all industrial disputes...Senior Level Officials Management Course No. 1 at CICS (Phaunggyi)...Every civil servant should abide by the civil service law: Union SWRR Minister...USDP members delegation visit Hluttaw...Painting, cartoon, poster and computer painting contest held in Pakokku...CCA introduced to teachers in Pyuntaza...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Pauk...Kyaukkyi gets Phupwintsa Library...Hluttaw representatives meet locals in Chanayethazan Township...Quadruplets twins welcomed at Thaton People’s Hospital...Drainage system to be improved in Nyaunglebin Tsp...Publication of measures of ministries concerned for complaints sent to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Prime Minister of Japan and wife to pay a visit to Myanmar soon...President U Thein Sein visits Home of US first President George Washington...International Scouts meet Myanmar counterparts...Mandalay Region Chief Minister meets Indian guests...President U Thein Sein gives interview to CNN, Washington Post media men...XXVII SEA Games’ game logo, game marks, game mascot caution...It is imperative to overcome water-related crises through regional collaboration Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses second Asia-Pacific Water Summit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Social responsibility model"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 20 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 20 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Free parking lots construction meets 75 per cent completion in Yangon...MFF to form eight work committees for development of fisheries sector...State of the Sea...Hlinethaya-Sint O-dan water transport service to change its schedule...Vehicle stalled on tracks of approaching train...Seizure of marijuana in Kyaikto Township...Yangon-Mawgyun passenger vessels in regular operation...Inlay Lake waterlevel rising...Fishery inputs prices soaring...Heavy rains inundate roads in Mandalay...CSCs issued in Loikaw...National Power Grid starts supplying Mongyai...Mandalay regional plan duties assigned...Mandalay regional plan duties assigned...Old bomb unearthed in Phaungpyin...High-speed car goes for tea in Toungoo...Dawei District IPRD holds talks on reading habit...Toungoo Auxiliary Fire Brigade honoured...Certificates presented to student monks, laypersons in Mongnai...Mining companies in Shan State (East) meets...Traffic accident occurrs in Kyaukse...Plan underway to construct detour in Meiktila...Free eye surgery performed in Khamti Township...Historic pagoda collapses in TadaU...SWD opens drug addict treatment and rehabilitation course...Moontaekwin-Kyitaung-Khawma-Nay Pyi Taw ring road construction gaining momentum..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...Zeyar Shwe Myay FC, Singtech ink sponsorship deal...Abe to make 3-day visit to Myanmar from next Friday...Myanmar would be able to restore former status before 1960s: President U Thein Sein...Myanmar, ROK keen on strengthening diplomatic ties...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends Second Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai of Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Coordinated and synergetic efforts"..... ARTICLES: "Bayintnaung Bridge No.2 to help curb traffic chaos" Byline & Photo: Kayan Soe Myint..."Kawthoung: A worthwhile place to visit" Byline: Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 22 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 19 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 19 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Implementation of housing projects inspected...Mawlamyine car show...Significant day temperatures (18-5-2013)...Tragic death of drowned two-year-old in Thongwa Township...Six hurt in mechanical failure–related road accident...Counterfeit bills found at bank in Insein...Speedster crashes into concrete blocks...Riders hurt in head-on collision between two motorbikes...Car plunges into trench on expressway...Smuggled cattle seized in Kawa Township...Lightning kills two head of cattle in Yamethin Township...Ministry of Education School Enrolment Week From (27) to (31) May - People to participate in enrolment of all school-going age children...Multiplier course on child-centered approach conducted in Thazi Tsp...Myanmar artists remember ex-UNSG...Thongwa Tsp opens multiplier course on child-centered approach...Immigration issues CSCs to citizens in Mandalay...Banks Supervisory Committee meets...Elite Tech Open Golf Championship 2013 concludes...Union Minister visits CVT training school...Mobile library in operation in Yaksawk Township...Sanitation carried out in Sagaing...Birthday party for hip conjoined twins at Mandalay Children’s Hospital...Farming work permits presented in Kalay...Three old grenades found in Mohnyin...Falam gets more water...Digging of drinking water lake in Padaung Township...Powered trailer fire burns three houses...Loan disbursed to cooperative societies in Yaksawk Township...Head-on motor bike collision leaves three injured...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife attend ceremony to honour monks who passed Tipitaka examination...Union A & I Minister views harvesting of Palethwe summer paddy...CAD/CAM jewellery designing workshop..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for US...Toyota opens auto repair workshop in Yangon...Yangon, Akita universities seek to cooperate in mining...Myanmar artists remember ex-UNSG......Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham leaves for Thailand...Loikaw hosts Myanmar-Thai business consultation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Road slaughter"..... ARTICLE: "Mandalay-Lashio-Muse road: A trade route for Thai, Myanmar, China, India" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photo: Kyaw Thu Win
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 18 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 18 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 18 May 2013
    Description/subject: CYCLONE MAHASEN: Tatmadawmen send storm victims back homes.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Headlong plunge of speedy truck from Thiri Mingalar bridge in Sagaing...Man dies of wasp stings in downtown Yangon...IWT’s ferry service in regular operation...Rusty wartime bomb unearthed in railway yard...Seizures of illegal teak and hardwood in Sagaing, Magway and Ayeyawady Regions...Middle-aged woman with history of mental illness hanged herself in Labutta Township...Two-digit banker faces arrest in Sagaing Township...Haul of tramadol capsules seized in Tachilek...YeU storm-hit primary school yet to get repaired...Meiktila police to take a tough line on trafic rules violations...Buddhist cultural course opened in Natmauk...Basic commodity prices show signs of soaring... Deputy Minister visits fire station in Tachilek...Midwifery course opened in Natmauk...Villages in Yamethin to be electrified by solar energy...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Myanmar Engineering Society...Cash assistance for eye surgery...Zichaung Power Plant to increase supply soon...Quality paddy seeds production course conducted in Dawei...CCA course opened in Kalay...Stake driven for building new primary school...People apply for low-priced SIM Card...Over 2.3 million allocated for development fund in Kyaukpadaung...Old lamp-posts replaced in West Shwesigon Ward...Muse mine blast kills one...Outstanding Ayeyawady people honoured...Twenty-three prisoners granted amnesty..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for the United States to pay a working visit...Statement by the Press Secretary on the visit of President U Thein Sein...Basic commodity prices show signs of soaring...Myanmar delegation attends Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2013...Union Foreign Affairs Minister congratulates Malaysian counterpart...Myanmar, ROK signs MoU on economic cooperation...Skills Malaysia-Invite Programme introduced..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Family" .....ARTICLE: "Silted creeks dredged in Bago District for prevention of floods" Byline: Peinzalok Thein Nyunt Photo: Yan Aung Tun (Peinzalok)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Date of entry/update: 18 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 17 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 17 May 2013
    Description/subject: CYCLONE MAHASEN: Vice-President U Nyan Tun calls for parallel focus on preparation and rehabilitation tasks...Labutta prepares to face cyclone...Muse prepares for cyclone impacts...Kungyangon on alert as Cyclone Mahasen nears...No people faces life-threatening condition in Rakhine State during Cyclonic storm Mahasen...Cyclone News...Cyclonic Storm (Mahasen) crosses Bangladesh Coasts...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects evacuation efforts in Sittway..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Passengers hurt in rollover crash on expressway...New bus for Myanmar selected football players...Robbery suspects, caught within a day in Dawbon Township...Bride dies in apparent suicide in Myaungmya Township...One inmate escapes from Bago correctional facility...Three piglets born with physical deformity in Nay Pyi Taw Zeyathiri Township...Dhammayon in Nay Pyi Taw handed over...Burnt car remains at scene for three months...Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda BOT elected...Educative talk on disaster risk management given in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Lashio to receive more electricity...Health care services given at relief camps in Sittway...Mandalay Region holds contests...University/colleges mountaineers honoured...Solar panels in high demand in Mohnyin...Administrators proficiency course opened in Thandaunggyi...Cold season groundnut production boosted in Katha Township...CCA course opened in Mingin Township...Fire engine donated in Katha...MRCS provides aid to strong wind victims...RAILWAY STATION UPGRADED [photo]...Partly damaged cars to be confiscated and sent to foundry...Two injured in Monghsat plane accident...Evacuees provided with health care services...Assistance provided to war victims...Border guard force gives medical treatment in Matmung Sub-township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Kyodo News Agency opens Yangon branch...Japan’s non-Profit Grant Aid signed...MAI, Asiana ink codeshare deal...Tentative U-23 selected Myanmar football team formed with 30 players...Myanmar boat race team targets more golds in SEA Games...Myanmar-Vietnam discussion on 6 June...Myanmar fashion designers to take part in 2013 ASEAN Fashion Week..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Top the chart of rice exporters"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 16 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 16 May 2013
    Description/subject: CYCLONE MAHASEN: Some people in Rakhine State moved to safer places...Nearly 70,000 local people moved to places of safety in Rakhine State...Disaster preparedness information on notice board for public awareness...State is taking care of victims on humanitarian ground, without racial and religious discriminations...Press conference on preparations for cyclonic storm “Mahasen” held...Cyclone warning.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon installs CCTV cameras to keep a close watch on possible danger of fire...Kawkareik man killed in old mine blast...Food poisoning after having boiled tapioca in Myeik...Man wounded after stepping on mine...Lightning strike kills trailer driver in Htantabin Township...Kitchen fire reduces one house to ashes in Pakokku Township...Flood [photos]...Two houses get caught in ember fire in Hpa-an Township...Shop fire in Lanmadaw Township...Two minor fire outbreaks in Yangon ignited by negligence...Religious leaders hold interfaith dialogue in Myitnge...Mandalay Region minister inspects city’s traffic flow...Cash and kind donated to Meiktila conflict victims...Nay Pyi Taw staff quarters prone to thefts...Mani Sithu market cooperatives society disburses loans to vendors...Water donated to villages in Padaung Tsp...Yamethin Township Sasana Beikman opens...Announcement released to inform the public of relaxation of restrictions to be undertaken by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology which have been submitted to the Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee Relaxation of procedures on licence and recommendation needed in doing ICT business...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Necessary assistance, health care for homecoming of locals given...Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar...YCDC constructs more car parks...Press conference on tender selection for construction of an incinerator and methane gas plants held...MPF launches emergency, complaint-Water treatment plant, No.8 pumping station provide enough drinking water to Mandalarians...handling phone lines...Door-to-door medical talks given...Natogyi sees dredging of lakes...Second Leg of Elite Tech Open Golf Championship 2013 kicks off..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Khan receives Australian guests...IFAD to grant USD 36 million loans to Myanmar...Third Border Liaison Office for Myanmar- China anti-trafficking (Laukkai-Nansan) opens...Myanmar’s trade, economy and power supply discussed...Shwe Myanmar Airline launches Yangon-Bangkok-Yangon flight...Myanmar becomes member of Global Sun Movement...Pre-SEA Games funfair at People’s square on 17 May..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Educational reform: Where to start from?"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 15 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 15 May 2013
    Description/subject: CYCLONE MAHASEN - EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office - Notification No. (45/ 2013) 5th Waxing of Kason, 1375 ME 14th May, 2013 Formation of National Natural Disaster Preparedness Central Committee...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. (46/2013) 5th Waxing of Kason, 1375 ME 14th May, 2013 Formation of National Natural Disaster Preparedness Management Work Committee...OTHER CYCLONE NEWS: Without racial, religious discrimination, relief works are to be carried out - Life-saving is a must: President...Educating public awareness of cyclonic storm “Mahasen” for risk reduction...Kungyangon Township...Kawthoung Township...Thanlyin Township...Insein Township...Kyunsu Township...58 missing as boat capsizes in Pauktaw Tsp...Households evacuated in Sittway, Rakhine State...Vice-President U Nyan Tun inspects disaster risk reduction, evacuation works...Cyclone warning.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Drunkard found dead in Thongwa...Stimulant tablets confiscated in Tamway Township...Seizure of narcotics in Mawlu...Man jailed for murdering wife... Opium discovered from inmate in Taunglaylon correctional facility...Police in Momeik seize two drug dealers...Tu Tu defeats Win Tun in Myanmar boxing challenge...Yangon sees 26 fire outbreaks in April...Kanbawza crown queen of MNL half season...Police arrests drug abuse suspect with opium...Ponnagyun writers meet...Committee for implementation of report of investigation commission on Latpadaungtaung copper mining project meets...Medical equipment donated for neonatal unit of Central Women’s Hospital (Yangon)...Dhammaçariya, Pathamapyan Exams held...Stake driven ceremony for Shwebontha Dhammayon held...Myeik-Taninthayi- Mawtaung Road sees new bus line...Mohnyin downtown tarred road to be expanded...Village electrification, rebuilding of lake in Yamethin Township inspected...Gas fire in Lanmadaw Tsp...CCA course opened in Taninthayi...Animals vaccinated in Mohnyin...Gun attack at Myanma oil and gas block leaves two dead, three injured...A&I Ministry honoured for its efforts for development of agricultural sector in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area..... EXECUTIVE (OTHER THAN CYCLONE):Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 47/2013 5th Waxing of Kason 1375 (14th May 2013) Formation of Yangon City Public Transport Authority..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Push ahead with democratization process"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Date of entry/update: 15 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 14 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 14 May 2013
    Description/subject: CYCLONE MAHASEN: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Team Press Release No 8/2013 4th Waxing of Kason, 1375 ME 13th May, 2013.....OTHER CYCLONE NEWS: Works underway to evacuate victims and local people to safety in Rakhine State...Latest developments of storm covered in real time in Kawthoung...Myeik dwellers informed real time coverage of storm news...Evacuation starts in Sittway....Storm News..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Departments concerned, Region/State governments to help ensure private sector development...Theft of foreigner’s belongings exposed...Cattle smuggling exposed after arrest for car crash...Fallen tree kills two, hurts two others in Moehti Moemi gold mining region...Officials meet press on Inlay hotel zone project...Mandalay Region transport minister visits road construction sites...Interfaith leaders to meet in Toungoo...Public works repair Bhamo bridge...One Added donates CI sheets to victim of strong winds...Self-reliant dam built in KhinU Township...Temporary household registrations misapplied in low-cost SIM card draws...Four passengers missing as motorboat capsizes...Fire breaks out in Kyaukse...CCA teaching training multiplier course opened in Myeik...Five-member armed group kills two civilians...Meeting on curbing of thefts in Dhanatheikdhi ward held...New school building handed over in Paung...Mohnyin’s 1500-Kyat SIM cards at 60000 Kyat per unit...Pink stimulant tablets seized in Muse...Seizure of stimulant tablets, heroin in Waingmaw Township...Illegal logging at large in Mohnyin...Union Peace-Making Work Committee meets responsible persons of SSPP/SSA...Htikhi border trade camp opened...Low-priced SIM cards sales plans of MPT for May..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Homecoming of two victims of human trafficking in Thailand come back home...MSDF vessels to make 1st port call in Myanmar...Myanmar cooperates with Lebanon, ROK in economic sector...UN officials visit Mawlamyine...India-Myanmar bus line to be launched...Myanmar wrestling team leaves for Turkey, Azerbaijan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Inlay Lake conservation".....ARTICLE: "A Literary Lifetime Award" By Ba Than
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Date of entry/update: 14 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 13 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 13 May 2013
    Description/subject: CYCLONE MAHASEN: Rakhine State government prepare for Cyclone Mahasen...Storm warning.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein calls for microfinance works to bring real benefits to the poor - Borrowers are to effectively use loans and repay in full...Man stabbed to death in debtrelated argument...Hand luggage stolen in three-minute phone call...Crocodile captured dead in fisherman’s net in Kyauktan Township...Heavy rains and strong winds sweep through Mandalay...Torrential rain pummels Bago with vicious wind gusts...Four legged baby receiving treatment at Taunggyi Children’s hospital...Above 180,000 viss of freshwater fish supplied to Yangon fish market...Strong wind in Kyauktan flattens houses...Nawnghkio officials to address water scarcity...Cash donated to free dispensary...Roads linking Tamu and Homalin Districts upgraded...Wundwin traffic police conduct surprise checks...Eight buildings collapse in strong wind in Yekyi Tsp...Farming rights certificates presented...Yamethin farmers get farming rights certificates...Union Peace-making Work Committee meets responsible persons of UWSP...MMCWA’s prize-presenting ceremony held...Union Border Affairs Minister inspects works for development and peace and tranquility of Rakhine State...Pyapon in desperate need of fresh water...World Books Day in British Council Library...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Assistance provided to locals for fly-proof latrines...Stimulant tablets worth K 39 million seized at entrance to Nawnghkio...Police seize stimulant tablets in Bahan Township...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker stresses importance of health promotion in Myanmar...RMGCC 4th anniversary charity golf tournament on 19 May..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vietnam wins ASEAN Taekwondo Championship...Thai rally team visits Myanmar to promote Thai-Myanmar tourism...Japan to provide more educational assistance to Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The role of midwives".....ARTICLE: "Village electrification through solar system gaining momentum in rural areas" By: Aung Swe (Shwetada)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 12 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 12 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Better transportation brings about development of tourism industry and more job opportunities, thereby contributing to rural development and poverty alleviation...Kyeekaing village, an emerging ward of PyinOoLwin Township Pyin Oo Lwin...Asphyxiation death by smoke inhalation in Taungtha Township...Ambulance and motorbike get caught in collision...Firewood-loaded truck overturns in Bago...Two wounded in head-on collision between vehicle and motorbike...Welding-related fire breaks out in Mandalay...Lightning strike kills man inside home...Course on birth-spacing Jadalle use opened in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar to extend anti-narcotic project period for further five years...Farming rights certificates presented to farmers in Lewe Township...Illegally extracted logs seized in Ayeyawady River...Ponnagyun farmers get farming rights certificates...Free treatment provided to eye patients in Hline Tsp...Taungdwingyi police meet townselders...“Tatlan” library opens in Yenangyoung Tsp...Union Peace-Making Work Committee meets Special Region (4) Peace and Unity Committee...Tatmadaw column clears a camp of an armed group in Shan State (North)...Reckless driving hurts four in Mayangon...Enshrined relics found from pagoda cracks...Solar power for Hsipaw rural areas...Stimulant tablets seized in Nawnghkio Tsp...Anti-human trafficking course opened in Shwepyitha Tsp...Citizenship Scrutiny Cards issued in Yenangyoung...Taungpyone Village station hospital (16-bed) opens in TadaU Township...IPO seminar held...Announcement [cyclone]...Real time coverage of cyclone news on dailies, radio and TV channels Northern part of Rakhine Coast most likely to experience the storm with heavy rains and squalls in Magway, Sagaing and Mandalay regions..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Three crew members die of suffocation in the belly of ship...Union Home Affairs Minister holds talks with Deputy Minister of Public Security of Vietnam...Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives EU special rep...Amyotha Hluttaw committee chairman attends 10th Meeting on the AIFOCOM..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Consumer responsibilities".....ARTICLE: "Traditional Myanma Thanakha" Shwebo Thiri Marlar
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 11 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 11 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: HAN Golf Classic Golf Tournament 2013 on 25 May...Sparks from loose plug cause shop fire in Mawlamyine...Fuel shop fire in Kyaukse...Heroin worth K 12.8 million in Moemauk seized...Quarrel over a plate of salt leads to knife attack...Wind gusts lash Bago...At least 10 passengers hurt in overturned passenger bus accident...One killed, one wounded in hit-and-run car accident...Potable water donated to water-scarce villages in central Myanmar...Kawlin police detains drug addict...Winner in child protection essay contests awarded in Pyapon...Myanmar Literary Development Workshop meets press...Bus and van bump in Zabuthiri Township...Hole in one...Taninthayi Region Minister meets teachers...School enrollment week set 27th-31st May...Buddhist culture course in Meiktila...World Red Cross Day marked in Mandalay...Caps and duty coats decorated to nurses...Shwetaung Farm in Wundwin to distribute paddy seeds at low prices...Myitta Street concreted in Myeik...Bay Bulletin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives JX Holdings, JX Inc., Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation President...MoU between Public Works, CMAK of ROK signed...Myanmar to accept two trafficked victims from Thailand...UMFCCI, UTCC conduct MBA programme...Myanmar 1, Singapore 0 in U-14 invitational...Myanmar hosts 11th ASEAN Taekwondo Championship...Systematic sign language for deaf...UNDP to cooperate in Myanmar’s educational reform...Mitsubishi Corporation hands over ten polishing machines to Mines Ministry...Fortis gives free health care in Mandalay...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives ROK Ambassador...Myanmar to cooperate with EU and Britain in legal affairs...Union Defence Minister arrives back...Union FM receives EU special rep...Construction Ministry, USAID to make technical cooperation...Good journalists need personal skills and technical skills..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Literacy and peace process"..... ARTICLES: "New radio towers under construction for new mobile phone subscribers" By Myint Maung Soe..."Eco and Pilgrimage Touristic Attraction - Mt. Popa, a floral and volcanic range" Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja Sithu Dr.Khin Maung Nyunt
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    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Date of entry/update: 11 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 10 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 10 May 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Public announcement on actions of ministries concerned on letters of suggestion sent to Public Service Capacity Assessment Committee...... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MAI to start thrice-a-week Yangon-Mandalay flight...Motorcyclist killed in speedrelated fatal accident...Trawlergy [?] plunges in Ayadaw...Compensation for confiscated farmlands awarded in Kantbalu Township...Illegal gold miners taken into custody in Mogok Township...Owner charged over plywood factory food poisoning...Barber shot dead at his shop in Tachilek...Mobile team seizes illegal good-loaded light trucks...Slash-and-burn farming torches Sein-ta-lone mango plantation in Pinlong Township...Free healthcare provided to elder persons...Mandalay Region Chief Minister visits construction sites...MCDC opens clerical works, computing, English courses...Library opened in Sedoktara Township...Refresher course for police officers opened...Stakeholder Consultation Workshop with Myanmar Dairy Sector Representatives on Presentation of Draft Dairy Activities Concept Notes held...Kyaukpadaung Township gets one more transformer...Phaya Creek Bridge upgrading works meet cent per cent...Want to donate drinking water in Twantay Township?...MPF launches emergency, complainthandling phone lines...New pylons erected in Kengtung...Maize farmers earn high income...Nyaungdon Nyaung Chaungtha draws holiday makers...Inlay Lake’s conservation, regional development tasks briefed...Mawtaung border trade camp commissioned into service...Myanmar Gazette..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: IFAD to offer USD 36 million of loans for Myanmar’s farm sector development...NPED Ministry, WB Group jointly organize Introduction to the World Bank Group...Myanmar secures two gold medals in 11th ASEAN Taekwondo Championship...Myanmar delegation attends 46th Annual Meeting of Asian Development Bank (ADB) and related meetings...11th ASEAN Taekwondo Championship kicks off...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets President of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association...Ministerial meeting on MoU on drug control cooperation between six countries held...Conflict reporting course concludes in Mandalay...President U Thein Sein receives CEO of New York-based Clinton Health Access Initiative...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives President of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Civic education"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 09 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 9 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 09 May 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No.43/2013 13th Waning of Tagu, 1375 ME (8th May, 2013) Committee for scrutinizing the remaining prisoners of conscience reconstituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Government Notification No. 31/2013 13th Waning of Tagu, 1375 ME (8 May, 2013) Formation of Board of Scrutinizing and Monitoring of Tax Collection.....DOMESTIC NEWS: Mawlamyine sub-power station commissioned...Y 2012 sees most fire cases in decade...Landslide kills two gold mine workers...Tatmadawmen join hands with local people in drinking water supply...Hit-and-run crash claims two lives, hurt one on Kaba Aye Pagoda road...Stake-driving for construction of Kankon Station Hospital held in Salingyi Tsp...Free rabies vaccine for Mandalarians...Farmers preparing farms after first monsoon rain in Meiktila...Vocational training courses opened in Monghsat...Traffic accident leaves three injured...Stimulant tablets seized in Sangyoung, Thingangyun Tsps...People in Sayay East village in Sagaing happy with potable water...Makeshift relief camps in Kyaukpyu and Myebon Tsps inspected..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Malaysian PM on his re-election...President U Thein Sein receives delegates from six countries of MoU on drug control cooperation...MFF President clarifies undertakings for development of Myanmar football...Union Home Affairs Minister receives UNODC director, Israeli Ambassador, Thai Minister...Two Myanmar sports contingents go abroad...CORRECTION: "Please read "Importation of fertilizer, pesticides and farm implements and equipment…" instead of “Exportation of fertilizer, pesticides and farm implements and equipment…” in second paragraph of second column at the Notification No. 735/2013 of Finance and Revenue Ministry that appeared on the front page in this daily issued on 8-5- 2013.—NLM"...Magway, a tourist attraction with arid climate...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives former Member of House of Councilors of Japan President of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association...Myanmar, Israel eye enhanced cooperation in agricultural development...MoU on drug control cooperation Senior Official- Level meeting held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Invest in education, but with new visions".....ARTICLE: "Pin Creek Bridge in Yenangyoung comes into operation" U Tin Hlaing (Meiktila)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 8 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 08 May 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Finance and Revenue Ministry Minister’s Office Notification No. 735/2013 12th Waning of Tagu, 1375 ME (Nay Pyi Taw) 7 May, 2013 [tax exemption for fertilizer exports].....DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Health Minister visits Central Medical Store Depot...Only 16 killed in Kalaw gold mine landslide...Head-on collision of two motorbikes kills one, hurts two others...Heroin, stimulant tablets seized in Tamu...Yedashe, Taungdwingyi, Hsinbaungwe, Kyaukpadaung, Nattalin get caught in squalls of rain...Elevator service for pilgrims at northern stairway of Shwedagon resumes...Candle ignites fire, reducing houses to ashes in Shwepyitha Township...Hsinza bridge construction completed...KSM arranges boxing showdown of big names...Bago man stabs store staff...Mandalay Region celebrates Fire Brigade Day...Proficiency course opened in KhinU for ward/village administrators...Elite Tech Open Golf Championship 2013 14-17 May...Firefighters undertake sanitation tasks to mark Fire Brigade Day...Rural development tasks undertaken...23rd Anniversary of MMCWA marked...230 KV Thaton-Mawlamyine National Grid and 230/66/11 KV 100 MVA Mawlamyine Main Sub-Power Station open...People call for increased interaction with government to claim louder voices...Strong winds claim one, cause widespread damages in Yesagyo...Shwethahlaung Road to be put into services...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Literary talks given in Singaing...One boy dies of drowning in Twantay Canal...Household registration, citizenship scrutiny cards issued in PyinOoLwin...Environmental conservation workshop held in Kengtung...Talks on professional engineers given...Finishing of harrowing held at mechanized farming (3000-acre) plantation...Slight earthquakes jolt inside Myanmar...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission issues Statement No. (3/2013) concerning violence that had occurred in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives former Thai PM...Myanmar Independent Power Produce workshop held...MEGA Co donates VITACAP multivitamins for SEA Games...Special Purpose Vehicle-SPV to be formed for Dawei Special Economic Zone..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Say no to narcissistic leaders".
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 7 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 07 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: LET'S BUILD THE NATION THROUGH PEOPLE’S STRENGTH - Whatever our prospects for a bright future may be, we are still at a sensitive stage in the reform process where there is little room for error Nay Pyi Taw, 6 May—President U Thein Sein delivered a remark on the Report of the Rakhine Investigation Commission today. The full text of the remark is as follows:- ...Colonial era silver coins unearthed in Chauk...Drinking water supplied to victims at relief camps in Meiktila...Wind gusts topple down trees, destroy houses and buildings in Pakokku, Wundwin, Nawnhkio Townships...Overturned car kills one, hurts six after crashing into iron railings of bridge...Seizures of heroin, raw opium and stimulant tablets in Myitkyina, Tachilek...Upgrading of road in progress in Myeik...Safe water supply for Lashio dwellers...Two dies in gold mine collapse...Unidentified body found in Myinmu...Summer vocational courses conclude...Road Transport Directorate opens basic driving course in Taunggyi...Kawlin police seize drugs...New Ever Light to supply electricity to Singu, Madaya, Thabeikkyin Tsps...One house, nine tents burnt down in Shwepyitha fire...Two cows die in electric shock...Free medical treatment for locals in Myeik...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Ahlon Tsp...New self-reliant library being constructed in Kyweku Village of Myeik...Buddhist cultural, English proficiency courses in Hpa-an...Two villages of Twantay hit by heavy rains, strong winds...Free medical treatment given to patients with eye complaint in Ponnagyun...67th Anniversary of Fire Brigade Day marked...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker calls for an effective law to protect farmers...Water supply works gaining momentum in Kyaukpadaung Township...Verdicts delivered...Close cooperation between township management committee and supportive committee for development of township and ward or village-tract stressed...Coordination centre to be set up for Rakhine victims...Low pressure area..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Microfinance works to be promoted for poverty reduction...Myanmar education delegates visit UK...Foreign visits planned for outstanding students...Road Transport Directorate discusses JV with 13 companies...Union Attorney-General discusses legal affairs in Singapore...Trademark law under draft to protect business trademarks..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The most powerful force" ["qualified human resources"] ARTICLE: "Deedok waterfall, Yepyar spring attract visitors" Byline: Aung Kyaw Tun (Patheingyi)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 6 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 06 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar still facing challenges in spite of international recognition - Everyone obliged to strive for achievement of national vision and national goal...Significant day temperature (5-5-2013)...Illegal oil pumping sparks fire in Minhla Township...Heroin seized at Yangon International Airport...Youth associations take part in greening Shwebo...Heavy rains, savage wind gusts kills 11, hurt seven in Kalaw, Hsihseng, Kyaukme...Torrential rains with a burst of high speed wind lash Monywa...Unknown rider snatches gold chain in Pyay...Sandbank forming in Ngawun River attracts merry-makers...Squalls destroy houses in upper Myanmar, Shan State...Sand paintings business grows in Bagan...Yangon-Myawady passenger bus plunges, two injured...Truck carrying communications materials burnt in accident...National Hockey League kicks off...Union Minister calls for CSR of hoteliers...Ayeyawady Region government honours excellence award winners...Personnel leave for Mawtaung Border Trade Camp...Development undertakings in three Tsps...Hsipaw faces drinking water difficulties...67th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day observed in Yamethin...67th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day observed in Myeik...67th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day held in Sagaing...Traffic lights installed on Anawrahta Road...Temporary schools to be built for Rakhine victims...Weather Bay Inference..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Heroin seized at Yangon International Airport...ADB, IMF encourage Myanmar to carry on economic reforms...Japanese law firm makes Myanmar entry...Union Defence Minister leaves for Brunei...Myanmar exports over 1.4 million tons of rice in 2012-13 fiscal year...Amyotha Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman visits China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Transition in progress".....ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun) to be put into service soon" By Kayan Soe Myint
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 06 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 5 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Wellwishers join hands with government for supply of safe water to people...Monthly Weather Forecast for May, 2013 Bay of Bengal Condition...Transparency for good democratic practice...Woman run over, killed in Natmauk...Three family members die of mad dog bites in Myinmu Township...Drinking water for local people in Taungdwingyi...High-voltage fault sparks fire in Bahan Township...Young man stabs girlfriend before killing himself with insecticide...Lightning kills Indaw man...Two killed, two others hurt in brake failurerelated car crash in Lashio...MCDC focuses on development of Mandalay.. City, living standard of dwellers...Over 3000 Buddha images consecrated at Shwedagon Pagoda...Newly-repaved asphalt road commissioned into service...Inter-village production roads emerge in Kyikha, Tiddim townships...Plan underway to set up natural disaster preparedness system...Stimulant tablets seized in Bamauk...Saplings planted in Shwebo before rainy season...Ambulance donated to social association in Thabaung...Car accident hurts seven passengers...Pakokku literary awards presented...Respects paid to doyen literati in Insein Township...3rd Khami National Day observed...Brokerage opened in Seikpyu...Opium seized from woman in Yamethin...Rice offered to Sangha to mark Fire Brigade Day in Chanayethazan...Strong winds hit Kyaukme...Concrete blocks put to ease traffic congestion...Illegal beef seized in Ngathainggyoung...No traffic jam on Maha Bandoola Street...High yield paddy harvested in Nattalin Township...Car fire in Bago Township...Tractor skill demonstrated...UEC receives party establishment application...Significant day temperatures (4-5-2013)...The Voice wins most awards at 2nd national press award presentation...Palethwe paddy harvest demonstrates in Htantabin Township...Palethwe paddy harvest demonstrates in Htantabin Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Flocks of globetrotters still visit Bagan in hot season...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi back from Mongolia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sustainable tax culture".....ARTICLE: "Yangon car market remains cool" By Khin Yadana
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 06 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 4 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 04 May 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: First Special Session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw summoned...Notice to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw representatives.....DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham calls for establishment of world-class universities...Pakokku to see Shwe creek bridge No (2) soon...Over 100-year-old rowing boat in Htantabin Township...Head-on collision claims lives of married couple...Cattle smugglers taken into custody...Short circuit sparks fire in Shwegyin...Formation of mobile teams in Sagaing Region discussed...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Boiling of maize destroys 32 houses in ChaungU...Bridge on Yangon-Myeik Road under construction...Strong winds cut power lines, blow off roofs...Kyaukkyi gets transformer in rural area...Accountancy, book-keeping and audit courses opened in Mandalay...Revolver-snatchers arrested...Silver coins unearthed in digging pit for construction of monastery...National Library (Nay Pyi Taw) opens first hall of reference books, archaeological books, books in English on Myanmar country, Myanmar books, English books, recreation and children’s library storing over 250,000 books. E-Library keeps over 15000 books for the public reading. The library is kept open daily from 9:30 am to 4.30 pm except Sunday, Monday and gazette holidays as of 3 May. Present on the occasion were Union...Prize awarding of Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 2013 held...True Shelter social organization opens office...Teachership course on culture conducted in Toungoo...Kason-water pouring festival of Shwe Kyatyet Pagoda...One dead, six injured in Taungup car accident...Schools in Ayeyawady Region open to raise pass rate of matriculation...Farmers reap benefits...Medic robbed of necklace in Pyay...Firefighters do cleaning for the aged...Mawtaung Border Trade Camp to be opened soon...Union Information Minister calls for applying Social Responsibility Model...UEC receives party establishment application...The noteworthy amounts of rainfall (3-5-2013)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar to boost export volume through adoption of national-level export strategy...US lifts more sanctions on Myanmar to support reforms...Vice-President receives Honorary Consul-General of Myanmar to Lebanon...Feasibility study on building solar power plant in Minbu...Union Border Affairs Minister meets US guests...Yangon University, Hankuk University sign MoU...Myanmar, Germany focus on institutional economic cooperation...Development of townships on the other banks of Yangon discussed...Mawtaung Border Trade Camp to be opened soon...CEOs and experts from Belgium and US observe plantations in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Myanmar to host drug control meeting..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Export-led growth"..... ARTICLE: "Inlay Lake conservation in urgent need of public participation" By Tin Hlaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 03 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 3 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 03 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash allotments to voluntary services in Ayeyawady Region...Community-based mobile clinic arrives in Taungnyo of Nay Pyi Taw Ottarathiri Township...Drinking water supply underway in Dala Township...Vehicle overturns on Thayet-Kanma-Pyay road...Mobile Team confiscates haul of illegal goods...Vehicle’s mechanical failure kills six, hurt 24 in Lashio...K 6 million donated to education, health fund...Basic tailoring course opens in Myitkyina...Fire destroys lathe and mould industry...Drug seized on coach of 132-down train...Drugs seized at entrance to Myitkyina...Arms, drugs seized in Kalay...Courses on Shan literature and culture conclude...Ten acres of wheat harvested in Kutkai Township...Potable water supplied to local people in Kyaukme...Yedashe people get drinking water...Aids for Shan culture...Farmland operation permits issued...Dahetbin Oil Field sees output drop...Bawdwin mine celebrates May Day...Magwarian blood for hospitals...Katha sees better communications...Tasks given to implement objectives of planning in Sagaing District...Mobile teams seize illegal goods...One killed, three injured in Pajero plunge...Citizenship scrutiny cards given in Yenangyoung Tsp...1st Junior Golf Myanmar Tournament 2013 kicks off...Public Notice [from the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Singapore to cooperate in human resource development...Union FM meets Honorary Consul-General of Myanmar to Lebanon...Union Livestock and Fisheries Minister meets CP Vice-Chairman...Shan traditional drum attracts flocks of tourists in Hsipaw...Myanmar, Singapore to cooperate in regional peace and stability...U Paw Lwin Sein concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Grand Duchy of Luxembourg...Pyithu Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman receives Honorary Consulate- General of Myanmar to Lebanon...Vice-President U Nyan Tun calls for effective role of export sector in socio-economic development drive of the nation...UEC Chairman meets USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator...Union Defence Minister receives Singaporean guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Disadvantages with advantages" [social networking]..... ARTICLE: "The Combined Office to be upgraded into international-standard five-star hotel" Byline: Maung Maung Sein Lwin (Myanma Alinn) Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 2 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 02 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: USDP members observe Hluttaw Buildings...Significant day temperatures (1-5-2013)...Pansodan-Dalla ferry charges increased to K 100...Minbu (Saku) hosts over 100-year-old standing Buddha Image...Mandalay sees two selfimmolation cases within a couple of days...Villages under water stress in Yedashe Township...Relief aids for fire victims in NyaungU Township...Meiktila victims return home...Overturned vehicle kill one, hurt 17 in Heho...Farmland permits issued to farmers in NyaungU...CCA knowledge for primary teachers...Formation of Fund Management Board with local scholars discussed...Myanaung oil tanker sinks in Hlaing River...Basic fire fighting course commences...Reckless driving kills motorcyclist in Pale Tsp...Respect paying of E-Major alumni of Dagon University...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister’s Cup 6-10 May...18 suspects charged with Okkan arson attacks...Midwifery course concludes in Katha...Mandalay marks World Veterinary Day...Self-reliant concrete street being paved in Myeik...Electricity available at Kyonkadon village in Pyapon Township...Traffic accident leaves one dead...Four legged kid in Loilem receives ‘nothing’ from hospital...Gambler detained...Ywama Tyre Industry commissioned into service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "Friendlier relations with world countries intend to ensure betterment of people, promote trade and to make them understand Myanmar" - The following is the translation of President U Thein Sein’s speech through radio programmes to the entire people the length and breadth of the nation...Union Religious Affairs Minister meets Japanese guests...International Certified Basketball Referee Course conducted...Myanmar vows to cooperate with donor organizations to fight against AIDS...Korean-Myanmar entrepreneurs discuss joint venture works...Worker’s Day observed in Yangon...Australian Senate President visits Yangon war cemetery...Mandalay receiving more foreign tourists...US technology giant to help Myanmar boost IT in education..... "PERSPECTIVES": "People’s Power"..... ARTICLES: "The State Ovadacariya (Patron) Committee of the Sangha of All Orders of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."Law and order restored in Okkan MPF, security forces join hands to provide security" By: Nyunt Than (MNA) Photos: Ye Htut / Than Oo (MNA)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 1 May, 2013
    Date of publication: 01 May 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Let’s build the nation through people’s strength" - Government has been implementing for providing best protection and rights to the entire workforce and workers are to demand the rights in accord with existing law - Nay Pyi Taw, 1 May—President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agga Maha Thayay Sithu, Agga Maha Thiri Thudamma U Thein Sein sent a message on the occasion of May Day, 2013. The translation of the message is as follows:-...Summary of Recommendations in the Report of the Rakhine Investigation Commission to the Government of Myanmar (untitled)...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Cocogyun...Ten more private dailies get green light...Religious building attacked by mob in Okkan...President’s Excellence Award Presentation ceremony held Formulating people-centered policy calls for mass participation..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives President of Australian Senate and party...Myanmar, Brazil eye on trade cooperation...7 Days in Myanmar: A Multimedia Showcase covers many features of Myanmar...Hluttaw Speakers host dinner to Australian delegation...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets Australian Senate President...Myanmar targets 3 million tourists in 2015...Educational cooperation discussed between universities of Myanmar, Japan and Austria...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Australian guests...Union FM receives Foreign Policy Adviser to former US President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Limit exposure to direct sunlight during hottest time"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 May 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 30 April, 2013
    Date of publication: 30 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Work coordination meeting on provision of allowances for monastic school teachers...Merit sharing marks completion of Maha ordination hall in Namsang...Mogaung emphasizes prevention against narcotic drug...Kanbalu-Myaydu gravel road completed in Kanbalu...Wellwishers donate cash and kind to fire victims of NyaungU...Ayeyawady Region honours scout youths...Servicemen supply drinking water to people in Taungdwingyi...Myeik hosts Myanmar-Thai entrepreneurs meeting...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Strong winds bring eagle to Sagaing...About 40 grams of heroin seized on 58-down Myitkyina- Mandalay train...Yochar Village of Kyaukpadaung Tsp taps underground water...Over 490 grams of opium seized in Waingmaw...Kutkai illuminated with electricity...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann addresses meeting to review laws...Central Committee for Implementation of Stability and Development in Rakhine State meets...Rakhine Commission interviewed over 2000 individuals to compile report..... REPORT: "British bring in large numbers of Bengali from neighbouring country" [EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF REPORT OF RAKHINE STATE CONFLICTS INVESTIGATION COMMISSION]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar government working on two major missions of political stability and economic growth...Maverick operator Digicel takes on the big boys in Myanmar...Agreement on standard catering services signed...Investors invited for Myotha Industrial Park and Hsimeekhon Port in Ngazun Township...President U Thein Sein meets Timor-Leste Premier, UN Deputy Secretary-General, ESCAP Executive Secretary...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Australian Senate President visits monastic education school..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The soul of the people"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 29 April, 2013
    Date of publication: 29 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MRTV to telecast State Excellence Awards presentation live...HGM Classic Golf Tourney on 25 May...Road signs put into place to improve road safety in Mandalay...Boat sinking claims five lives in NyaungU Township...A recent spate of car thefts in downtown Yangon...Saplings for perennial crops available in Thandaung Township...Unexploded WW II bomb found in Kyaukpyu...Dead grenades and rounds of ammunition unearthed in Bago...Mandalay City kept as garden city [N.B. photo of gardener at work]...Fire drill practised in Hsipaw...Branch of tree falls down on house in Amarapura...Stake driven for construction of pre-primary school in Myitkyina...Light water pump donated to fire brigade...Drug trafficker seized in Namkham...Local roads upgraded to asphalt facilities in Kalay...Wellwishers donate cash to Cetana free clinic...Dissemination of dairy cattle breeding knowledge in Mohnyin...Those of undestroyed houses return homes in Meiktila...Ilegally imported eggs destroyed at Muse 105th-Mile border trade camp...Onion prices fall in Yedashe...Illegal teak doors seized in overturned truck in DaikU...Umbrella hoisted atop Abhaya Zinamanaung Pagoda...Book corner opened in Kawlin...Knowledge about prevention against bird flu shared to people...Tachilek gets new traffic lights...Rain eases scorching heat in Mandalay...Fire drill hails Myanmar Fire Brigade Day in Myeik...Mandalay police detain 12 men for gang-style crimes...Transformer donated for Pazunmyaung Village, Nyaunglebin Tsp...Preventive measures against flood and construction of drainage systems inspected in Ayeyawady Region..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds talks with ROK President...Myanmar, Vietnam to play friendly match on 11 June...Director-General U Hau Do Suan appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Canada...Australian Senate President and party visit St Mary’s Cathedral, Shwedagon Pagoda..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Pilot census"..... ARTICLES: "Hteesekha Waterfall, arts of nature" Byline and Photo: Kyee Myint Naing (Loikaw)..."A LITERARY AWARD CEREMONY" By Ba Than
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 30 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 28 April 2013
    Date of publication: 28 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Conflict-sensitive reporting course opened...Significant day temperatures (27-4-2013)...Tornado touches down in some townships of Mandalay Region...SIM cards handed over at South Dagon (25) ward...Kengtung Township sees couple of fires in single day...Kyaukse set to fully supply itself with safe and clean drinking water...Cash donation for School for the Deaf in Mandalay...YCDC Cup Summer Golf Championship 2013 goes on...Electricity supply resumes in disaster-hit Sagaing Township...Water needy persons get water supply from wellwishers...Umbrella hoisted atop quake-striven pagoda in Wetlet Township...Wellwishers invited to donate cash and kind to fire victims...Squalls destroys trees, lamp-posts in Sagaing...Books, medicines donated to staff of Sittoung Paper Mill...Express bus plunges into drain from bridge on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway...Four security personnel wounded in arresting suspect...Surprise check conducted in PyinOoLwin...SIM card sale in Dagon Myothit...Buddha Pujaniya of historic Kanni Myathitin Pagoda held...Lightning kills two in Kawkareik...Educative talks on anti-human trafficking given in Mandalay...Low-cost SIM cards sold in Yedashe Township...Raising reading habit in Katha District...Lychee yield drops due to scorching weather...Lychee yield drops due to scorching weather...Haul of drugs seized in Muse...Fire reduces one house to ashes in Nyaunglebin Township...Union ministers visit farms in Bago Region...Union S & T Minister calls for establishment of resource centres...First Ethnic Media Conference held in Mawlamyine...[weather]Outlook for subsequent two days..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS" Myanmar, Korean speakers sign MoU on bilateral cooperation...APSF Board of Executive Committee Meeting held...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Australian Senate President...Australian Senate President arrives in Yangon...Leading Committee for holding 7th ASEAN Para Games meets...Union Labour Minister visits the Philippines..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Put the past behind"..... ARTICLE: "Mobile team and illegal trade routes" Byline: Waw Win Maung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 27 April 2013
    Date of publication: 27 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hole in one at Shwemantaung Golf Course...Man charged with human trafficking in Hpa-an...Squall of rain uproots trees, lamp posts in Sagaing Township...Two men stabbed with 10-inch long needles at Thiri Mingala new market...Snatchers taken into custody...Self-immolation of psychotic disorder in Mandalay...Health education given at relief camp in Meiktila...Fingerlings, cattle set free in Pathein...Fund set up for medical treatment of members of the Sangha...Socio-economic Development Work Committee for Ensuring Peace and Stability and Implementation of Development in Rakhine State meets...WY brand stimulant tablets seized in Momauk...Painting, cartoon contests mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Principal’s statue unveils at Shwebo Youth Development Centre...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Strong winds victims get cash assistance...Workshop on dairy cattle breeding and dairy products development held...Committee meets to proceed with report on Letpadaungtaung copper mine...Myanmar Gazette...Purified drinking water donated to victims of relief camps in Meiktila...Computer course opened in Salingyi Tsp...YCDC sells low-priced SIM cards through lucky draw...Books, journals donated in Mongkhat...Citizenship Scrutiny Cards issued in Nawnghkio...Bogyoke Road of Kalay broadened...Electoral Stakeholders Roundtable Meeting held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates South African counterpart...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives former US Assistant Secretary of State...Myanmar U-23 to play friendly match against Vietnamese counterpart 11 June...Two tourists wearing Myanma Thanatkhar near Sule Pagoda...Seminar on aviation insurance held...Union FM felicitates Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa...Israeli Chef Cooking & Contribution held in Yangon...MFF President calls for never-say-die attitude of footballers...Abe to visit Myanmar in late May for bilateral summit...Myanmar’s significant reform processes found exciting and amazing...Union Commerce Minister meets economic delegations from US and Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Harmonious industrial relations"..... ARTICLES: "Low-priced SIM card makes Myanmar public happy" Win Win Maw..."Thabyey (Eugenia)" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 29 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 26 April, 2013
    Date of publication: 26 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Loans disbursed to members of cooperative society...Drinking water supplied to villages in Padaung Township...Cattle smugglers seized in Waingmaw Township...Teachers attend child-centre teachership course in Natmauk...Fingerlings, birds released on New Year Day...Lake dredged on self-reliant basis for water storage in Yamethin...Negligent fire destroys 75 houses in KhinU Township...Quality Thanakha marketable in Pakokku...Free medical treatment provided to patients in Bago...Draft Printing and Publishing Draft Law briefed in Mawlamyine...Survey to be conducted for integrated transport master plan...Junior Golf Myanmar Tourney 2-3 May...Over 1000 units of SIM cards sold at Thazi...Kengtung sees two fire outbreaks in single day...Fire breaks out at old guest house...SIM card buyers chosen by lots in Mayangon Tsp...Plan to rebuild houses of fire victims in NyaungU...Squad arrests soccer betting...Ammunition unearthed in Bago...Letpadaungtaung Copper Mining Project faces mob protests...Workshop on disaster risk reduction and gender equality at Nay Pyi Taw Amara Hotel..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein congratulates Bangladeshi counterpart...President U Thein Sein calls for closer cooperation of ASEAN members towards a people-centered community...President U Thein Sein attends working dinner of 22nd ASEAN Summit...Flocks of globetrotters interested in Myanmar handicrafts in Mingun region...Wellwishers continuously donate cash and kind...Fukuoka official in Myanmar as water adviser on JICA mission...Draft Printing and Publishing Draft Law briefed in Mawlamyine...Australian Senator John Joseph Hogg to pay visit to Myanmar...USAID to help Union Attorney-General’s Office...Education Ministry seeks English language proficiency of students...President U Thein Sein meets Thai Prime Minister Mrs Yingluck Shinawatra...President U Thein Sein arrives back in Nay Pyi Taw... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build a green city"..... ARTICLE: "Love life without drug" Khin Maung Tun (Lanmadaw)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 26 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 25 April 2013
    Date of publication: 25 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Region Chief Minister meets storm victims...Pen culture fish breeding introduced...Piglets on sales in Pale Township...Fire of garbage, old electronic equipment écauses explosion in Loilem...Neem tree falls on motorcycle in strong winds...MCDC, people join hands in sanitation of drains...Myotha Industrial Park, Hsimeekhon Port under construction...Football friendly match between former selected players of Upper Myanmar, Customs (Mdy)...Rural bridge inaugurated, culture course opened in Homalin...Pakokku region to boost production of onion...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Water treatment plant built to supply water to Mandalarians...Parahita Youth Group clean wells in Singaing...Strong winds, hailstone hit MraukU...Shwegu Township gets Moesit Bridge...Outbreak of fire engulfs 19 houses in NyaungU...Oxen seized before smuggling in Thazi Township...Union Border Affairs Minister inspects Naga Region development tasks...Roads, bridges in Sagaing, Mandalay upgraded...Nay Pyi Taw National Library opens first building...Myeik facilitated with transformer, more power lines...Summer Buddhist Culture Course opens in Yedashe...Low-priced mobile phone subscribers chosen by lots...Basic Buddhist Culture Course opened in Pyawbwe...Naungsaw Bridge collapses in Kalay...Low-cost SIM card sale starts in Myeik...Traffic rules broker motorcycles seized in Monywa...Township Level Disaster Risk Management Course commences in Loikaw...Libraries in Myeik under maintenance for public reading..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein heads to Brunei for ASEAN Summit...Vice-Admiral Thura Thet Swe meets US ambassador, military attachés...US welcomes Myanmar’s release of prisoners...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Resident Representative of UNICEF...President U Thein Sein arrives in Brunei...Indonesian President and wife conclude visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Closer ties with Indonesia"..... ARTICLES: "Thilawa Special Economic Zone estimated to create over 200,000 jobs" Interviewer: Soe Soe Naing (Kyemon) Photo: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)..."Vehicle enterance fee at Thiri Mingala Car Dealer Camp" Byline: Maung Thitsa Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 25 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 24 April, 2013
    Date of publication: 24 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash and kind donated to victims in Meiktila...People from Pyapon enjoy better transportation...Relief items donated to strong wind victims in Pyay...Transformer fires waste over K 23.5 million in Dagon Township...Tarmacking of Chaungphya- Kyondoe road commences in Kyondoe...Plan to implement second OPV immunization programme in Rakhine State...White Heart Group provides free health care services in Mawgyun...Yangon-Mawlamyine up and down trains resume regular schedules...Phyusin Parahita free clinic, reliable for needy persons in Magway...Notice to CDMA-800 MHz mobile subscribers...Private schools prepare to open in Mandalay...Myoma market in Pakokku hustling after Maha Thingyan Festival...Kyaukpadaung to get new market in August...Seventh white elephant gives birth to a new elephant...Insein gas container blast kills four...Amnesty granted for 93 prisoners... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends messages of sympathy to Chinese President, Premier...Myanmar, Indonesia vow to increase trade volume...President U Thein Sein wins “Pursuit of Peace” award...European Union lifts sanctions against Myanmar...Kyodo opens branch in Yangon...Vice-Senior General Soe Win meets Thai Commander of First Army Area...Ambassador U Paw Lwin Sein presents his Credentials to European Council President...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win host dinner to Indonesian President, wife and party...Daw Khin Khin Win meets Indonesian first lady...Union FM sends message of sympathy to Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister...Indonesian President, wife arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Ambassador U Paw Lwin Sein presents his Credentials to European Commission President...Indonesia supports Myanmar’s crisis management process...MoUs inked between Myanmar and Indonesia...EU lifts all sanctions against Myanmar, except for arms embargo...Lifting of all economic sanctions on Myanmar to encourage and engender far stronger Myanmar-EU relationship [MOFA press release]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure people-centred development"..... SPEECH: "There can be no democracy without peace and no peace without democracy" - President U Thein Sein’s ICG Chairman’s Award Acceptance Speech
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 23 April 2013
    Date of publication: 23 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine committee meets to speed up resettlement before monsoon...Dy Construction Minister inspects Yangon-Pyay, Minhla-Monyo Roads...Significant day temperatures (22-4-2013)...Maha Pathana Treatise Recitation at Lawkananda Pagoda in Sittway...CDMA-800 mobile phone applicants on increase...Marketable soya bean cultivated in Pakokku region...Villagers suffer from food poison of muntjac meal...Sales of solid mica increase income of people...Strong winds hit villages in Magway Region...Environmental and social impacts to be considered in development plans...Union Education Minister attends meeting of textbooks printing and publishing subcommittee...Printing and Publishing Law (draft) clarified in Sittway...Union Culture Minister visits Pakhangyi Archaeological Museum...Ancient Buddha image unearthed in Ponnagyun...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Workshop on development of women’s life held in Muse...Cattle seized in Waingmaw before smuggling...Respects paid to older persons of above 75 years old in Myitnge...Adipati White bus line resumes its route in Yangon...Heroin seized in Kutkai Township...Cash donated to damaged houses in strong winds...Dhammaçariya, Pathamabyan Exams to be convened...Farmer Channel to be launched...Slight earthquake jolts inside Myanmar...Engine failure cancels MA flight at Kawthoung..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Biography of Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia...Biography of Mrs. Hajjah Ani Bambang Yudhoyono...Brazilian entrepreneurs invited to invest in Myanmar special economic zones...EU to lift Myanmar sanctions in ‘new chapter’ in ties...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker leaves for Republic of Korea...Schedule of hosting Davis Cup cancelled..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote livelihoods of forestdependent rural people"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 22 April 2013
    Date of publication: 22 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Transport Minister inspects development of Yangon jetty...Union Minister inspects Yeywa Hydropower Plant...Development tasks in Yangon City inspected...Driver who escaped from traffic accident arrested...Umbrella of ordination hall at Maha Muni Buddha Image repaired...Water pots for public kept for 120 years in Pakokku...Respects paid to the aged in Kyaukse...Strong winds hit Hsenwi Township...Cargo boat fire at Bawgagyi Jetty in Mandalay...100,000 fingerlings released into Chindwin River...Stake driven for Myitkyina Gems Entrepreneurs Association...Yangon Region observes World TB Day 2013...Cash donated to religious, social tasks...Motorcycle hits walker on Meiktila-Myingyan road...Main canal dredged for prevention of floods at farmlands...Over 50,000 fish released into lake in Meiktila...Mobile Team seizes jade stones in Nawngkhio...Over one viss of gold donated for construction of medical ward...Kangyidaunt BEPS No 140 gets new building...Buddha Pujaniya of Shwemawdaw Pagoda opened...Noteworthy amount of rainfall (21-4-2013)...Tarpein (1) Hydropower Plant supplies 24 hr electricity to Bhamo District..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Early Childhood Development Centres organize conclusion of courses...Myanmar stands 8th position on table of world weightlifting...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENERGY Dated: 11th April, 2013 INVITATION FOR BIDS TO CONDUCT PETROLEUM OPERATIONS IN MYANMAR OFFSHORE AREAS (2013)1. The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar hereby announces Invitation of Sealed Bids for Petroleum Operations to be conducted in Myanmar Offshore Areas (Shallow Water and Deep Water Blocks) on production sharing basis. 2. The following Offshore blocks are available for bidding in this bidding round:- Offshore Shallow Water Blocks...Hotels and Tourism Development discussed...Pyithu Hluttaw delegation to observe British Parliament..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Impact of high temperature on children"..... ARTICLES: "High time to make changes in service of private hire cars (taxis)" By Khin Hsaing..."PSM and PSB for the sake of all national races" Dr. Thida Tin
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 21 April, 2013
    Date of publication: 21 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Ministers meets employers, worker representatives for success of microfinance scheme...Respects paid to the aged in Kalay...Mountaineering teams clinch victories in scaling hills...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to eligible citizens...RESPECTS PAID TO THE AGED [PHOTO]...Kawkareik District emphasizes boosting production of monsoon paddy...SWD invites applicants for vocational courses...Cash and kind donated to monastic education students...Car crash leaves one dead, five injured in Zabuthiri Township...Motorcycle accident kills one dead, one injured in TadaU...Respects paid to the aged, fish released into sea...RC bridge under construction in Meiktila...Welding triggers off fire in Magway...MPF launches emergency, complaint-handling phone lines...Strong winds cause damages of lamp-posts, power lines in Bhamo...Shortage of water in Myothit Township of Magway Region...Papun District Law Office opened...Cash and kind donated for victims at relief camps in Meiktila...Yangon Mayor inspects development task in Aphyauk...Fire at sleeper coach shed in Mandalay Railway Station...Water level forecast for third 10 days of April 2013..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Delegates from political parties visit PRC...Significant progress in Myanmar brought about by sweeping reforms..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Care about our Mother Earth".....ARTICLE: "The Seventh Meeting of the Sixth State Central Working Committee of the Sangha of All Orders of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs).....POEM: "Dreams Come True" Hla Min Chief Engineer (MMCC)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Date of entry/update: 20 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 20 April 2013
    Date of publication: 20 April 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 20 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 19 April 2013
    Date of publication: 19 April 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 18 April 2013
    Date of publication: 18 April 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 17 April 2013
    Date of publication: 17 April 2013
    Description/subject: ON ACCOUNT OF THE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS, NLM FOR 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 APRIL DID NOT APPEAR [ONLINE]
    Language: Enflish
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 17 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 11 April 2013
    Date of publication: 11 April 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 10 April 2013
    Date of publication: 10 April 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 9 April 2013
    Date of publication: 09 April 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 11 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 8 April 2013
    Date of publication: 08 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union SWRR Minister visits relief camps in Meiktila...Community-based mobile clinic arrives in Pobbathiri Township...Kitchen fire engulfs four houses in YeU Township...Two more overturned car accidents occur in March 2013...Outstanding students go on excursion to Pakokku...Lost purse handed over to owner...Myawady to build shelter for human trafficking victims...Summer swimming course wraps up...Anniversary celebration of free clinic held in Bago...Helping hands to disabled persons...Volunteer youths recount literacy campaign experience at get-together...Retaining walls in Katha to prevent erosion...Garbage fire destroys rubber plants...Rural region in Yenangyoung Township gets tube-well...Deputy Information Minister meets chairmen, executives of MPPA, MPBSA...MPF launches emergency, complaint handling phone lines...Vice-President U Nyan Tun inspects regional development tasks in Ayeyawady Region...Home of 3rd UNSG becomes museum..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Outcomes of the BFA Annual Conference 2013 will provide with great avenues for effective realization of economic reform process of Asia...Pre SEA Games Invitational Wrestling Competition kicks off...Sailing Championship (Pre-SEA Games) continues..... 'PERSPECTIVES": "Mutual respect and understanding".....ARTICLE: "Eco and Pilgrimage Touristic Attraction Sacred Man Shwe Set Taw Hill Range" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 08 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 7 April 2013
    Date of publication: 07 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon Mayor’s water-throwing pavilion to appear in new design...Erosion of ring road in Mawlamyinegyun Township threatens remaining dwellings...Fire-damaged notes, handbags found abandoned while clearing debris on firerazed land in Meiktila...Passenger bus crashes into back of stationary truck on Mandalay-Monywa motorway...Expressway crash claims two lives, hurt two others...School boy attacked by leopard in amateur hunt...Meiktila victims allowed to go through their homes...Danger of narcotic drugs dissussed...Steam-engine roller displayed at Magway Park...Taninthayi Region observes World TB Day 2013...Stadium, gymnasium in Mandalay completed by 70%...Financial assistance for basic cooperative societies in Shan State (South)...Women trained in vocational subjects...SPEI (Yangon) recruits outstanding youths...Healthy blood pressure...Parliament denounces discriminatory and lawless acts...Printing and publishing draft law reviewed...2013 Myanmar National Open Sailing Championship commences...Skirmish near Myanmar- Thailand border...Pa-O National Day observed in Taunggyi..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: China has committed to sharing its development with regional countries...Community woods plantations gaining momentum in Kachin State...Printing and publishing draft law reviewed...Union F & R Minister attends 17th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting...Comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership taking shape between Myanmar and China...Chaungzauk BEHS Branch in Thanlyin Township gets new building...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister gives Aide Memoire to Indonesian ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Healthy blood pressure"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 6 April 2013
    Date of publication: 06 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Tender proposals of telecommunication operators scrutinized...Cash and kind donations for Meiktila victims...Shwepyitha, Lanmadaw Townships start to take pilot census-taking...Mongkai mom gives birth to triplets...Brake failure car crash on Yangon-Mandalay highway...Motorcyclist dies after crashing into back of stationary vehicle...Uncontrolled light truck kills unknown woman...Trash fire in Sittway University campus...Young girl dies of electric shock in North Okkalapa Township...Outstanding school children go on excursion to Inlay Lake...New diamond orb, umbrella hoisted atop quake-ravaged pagoda in Sagaing...Toungoo District Court concludes office work refresher course...Cash donated to funds of social organizations in Mawgyun...Dagon Myothit (North) Township facilitated with new concrete street...People take relaxation at Chaungtha Beach...Armed Forces to continue safeguarding nation at the risk of life and limb...English Language Training Programme for Hluttaw capacity building..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for China to attend Boao Forum for Asia 2013...Major telcos and investor Soros set sights on Myanmar...Care Myanmar donates two rural health branches...Davis Cup Tennis Tournament-2013 at Pun Hlaing Golf Course...Myanmar entrepreneurs hold discussion with Norwegian guests...Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping welcomes President U Thein Sein...Union Defence Minister meets Singaporean guest...Singaporean President and party conclude visit...The 2015 election would be a sign of progress of democratization: Mr Jimmy Carter...Development of meat production in Myanmar discussed...Singaporean Minister observes Yangon urban housing projects..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Comic remembrance"..... ARTICLES: "Spectacular Shan State" Byline: Min Khant Soe (Kyemon) Photo: Aung Kyaw Win (Kyemon)..."World Health Day 2013" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 06 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 5 April 2013
    Date of publication: 05 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Meiktila starts to come alive after days of fear...Fire negligence reduces three houses to ashes...Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in collision with sixwheeled truck...Two passers-by make citizen’s arrest to gold chain snatcher...Four young vandals detained in Mandalay...Flocks of parrots destroy sunflower plantations in Toungoo Township...Gold shop robbery in Muse...Outstanding students make excursion tour to Pathein...OPV given to children under five in Rakhine State...Diamond orb, pennant-shaped vane hoisted atop Lawkananda Pagoda in Bagan...People get health care service with traditional medicine...Scholarship award winners selected in Sittway...Danu nationals hold get-together...People enjoy bullock carts race...Hotels in Nay Pyi Taw plan free one-night stay for tourists...Heritage and Community: Methodology for Management of Cultural Properties in Myanmar Workshop kicks off...Press conference on 2013 Davis Cup Tennis Tournament held...Myanmar Gazette...NyaungU gets new transformer...Sitagu Sayadaw Dr. Ashin Nyanissara sends peace message to Community Dialogue for Social Harmony & Stability in Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Norway to cooperate in hydropower generation...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets scouts, Norwegian Trade and Industry Minister...Singapore-Myanmar Business Forum held...IE Singapore opens Myanmar branch...MOA signed for feasibility study on unconventional oil and gas drilling...Yangon Region Chief Minister hosts dinner to Singaporean President, wife...Dy FM attends 11th Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Meeting...Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives member of EU Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights...C-in-C receives former US President and wife..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of rumors".....
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry. of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 06 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 4 April 2013
    Date of publication: 04 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Maha Bandoola Park gets a facelift...Yangon Mayor’s Grand Prize goes to young photographer...Man commits arson attack after having quarrel with his wife...Drowning death of three young boys in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township...Son-in-law hacked to death, mother-in-law charged with murder...Speedster’s tragic end in Myaungmya...Waterfall near Leiktho sub-township generates hydropower...Overturned vehicle hurts 11 passengers, one taxi driver...Primary students to be fed with milk in 2013-2014 academic year...Burning of crop lands cause air pollution in Tachilek...Anti-human trafficking activities organized in Bago...Vocational, tailoring courses conclude in Loikaw...Vehicles with illegal commodities confiscated...Vehicle fire costs K 2.5 million at Pyinmana Bawgathiri Bus Terminal...Rural earthen road commissioned into service...Advanced mobile phone technology shared at MICT Park...Committee for implementation of Report of Investigation Commission on Latpadaungtaung Copper Mine Project meets...18th Myanmar-Country Coordinating Mechanism held...Myanma Posts and Telecommunications’ SIM card sales programme...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Committee for implementation of report of investigation commission on Letpadaungtaung copper mine project Press Release No. 1/2013..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, US to further strengthen friendly ties, relations...Cooperatives Minister discusses microfinance programme with PGMF...Myanmar, Indonesia eye cooperation in forestry sector...Australia to assist in Myanmar’s mine sector development...Kayah State govt donates K 10 million to fire victims at relief camp...Indonesia-Myanmar Business Forum and One on One Business held...Singaporean guests visit National Museum...Recent incidents in Meiktila clarified to diplomats...UEC Chairman meets former US President Jimmy Carter...U Aung Khin Soe appointed as Ambassador to India...Myanmar-Australia to promote bilateral ties...4th Karatedo Japan Cup Championship concludes...Myanmar junior golfers win prizes in international golf competitions...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw holds talks with former US President...Coordination meeting for implementation of Visa Policy in Myanmar held...Singaporean delegation arrives in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Lower cost, better services"..... ARTICLE: "Ethnic groups in Myanmar - The eight major races of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the official list of their ethnic groups" from "Myanmar Hotels & Tourism Guide 2013" (continued from yesterday)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Info..rmation, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 04 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 3 April 2013
    Date of publication: 03 April 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Appointment of Rakhine State Minister...Formation of Investigation Team.....DOMESTIC NEWS: Environmental conservation master plans discussed...Ministry of Electric Power’s Announcement...Two ships collide head-on in the middle of Toe river...Yangon Mega Expo 2013 organized...Woman stabbed to death in a family quarrel in Thongwa Township...Hledan bridge to be tested with first commute...Regional development task in progress in Taninthayi Region...Patterns and regularities of social life return normalcy in Thayawady district...Press conference held for Yaykyaw mosque fire in Botahtaung Township...Regional development tasks inspected in Sagaing Region...Experience on value-added industrial exhibition recounted...Nwetame Bridge completed on Magway-Minbu-Salin Tanyaung Road...Yangon school fire kills 13 children..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Indonesian coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs...Jimmy Carter arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar, Indonesia to promote trade volume...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Singaporean President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam and party...Singaporean delegation visits Myanmar Gems Emporium...Micheal Learns to Rock concert gets success...MOC seeks Chinese and Thai interpreters...Committee for Safety of Foreigners meets...Seminar on commercial arbitration held...Ambassador U Zaw Tun concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Slovak Republic...Singaporean President, wife arrive in Mandalay...Ministry of Finance and Revenue selects sponsors for SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Settle the differences with noblest and worthiest virtues"..... ARTICLE: "Ethnic groups in Myanmar: The eight major races of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the official list of their ethnic groups Ethnic groups in Myanmar" (from "Myanmar Hotels & Tourism Guide 2013")
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Ent..erprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 2 April 2013
    Date of publication: 02 April 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Weather Forecast for April 2013...Man throws himself out upstairs corridor of hospital...Traditional cane-ball demonstration event in Dalla Township...Crime of motorbike theft exposed after days-long interrogation...Hledan bridge to be put into service soon ...Carcasses found afloat on Lake Naungton on Kengtung ...Traffic jam in front of Bogyoke Market...Merrymakers in Thingyan water festival to be aware of higher UV radiation...Knowledge about bee-keeping to earn income imparted...New Sasana Beikman opened in Sagain...Driving course on tractors, power-tillers introduced to farmers...Maintenance of roads, bridge inspected...Dental care given to local people in Minhla Township...Ngwehsaung Beach for Luyechun youth camp in Pathein...Chinese temple fire in Meza Model Village of Indaw...Artisan wells sunk beside farmlands along MonywaYeU Road...Books donated to village libraries in Paung Township...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends coord meeting to draft law protecting farmers...New school buildings handed over...Kyaikmaraw Township gets inter-village street and free clinic...NHK, AP open Yangon branches..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay goodwill visit to China...President U Thein Sein invites Singaporean investment...Housing System in Myanmar course wraps up...Singaporean President receives Chairperson of Pyithu Hluttaw Rule of Law and Tranquility Committee...Want to study in Japan?...Myanmar-Netherlands discuss trade and economic cooperation...President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win host dinner to Singaporean President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam and wife...Wushu referee course kicks off...Cooperation in philanthropic tasks discussed...Pilots, co-pilots to have seven-year guarantee for job opportunities...China Arts and Entertainment Group supplies technical assistance for XXVII SEA Games...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVE": "National security"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 1 April 2013
    Date of publication: 01 April 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Finance and Revenue Union Minister Office Order No. 544/2013 Nay Pyi Taw, 6th Waning of Tabaung, 1374 ME (1 April, 2013)...President U Thein Sein’s address on the air..... DOMESTIC NEWS: The government will have to work hard to safeguard peace and stability and promote rule of law in the country...Yangon Mega Expo 2013 launched...Facilities for disabled persons handed over...Operation against smuggled vehicles gaining momentum in Mawlamyine...Fuel station fire in Taunggyi...Young Mawlamyine man dies of drowning...Holidaymakers flock together to Chaungtha beach...MCDC gets 2% of stamp duty, 5% of income tax...Crabs whose weight is under 100 grams released into sea...Ottarathiri Township upgrades earthen road to asphalt one...Cultivation of summer Palethwe hybrid paddy demonstrated...Air tickets for promotion of Myanma Airways 14 March-13 April...Van blazed at air compressor shop...Cash assistance for war veterans in Hline Township...Old lamp-posts replaced with concrete ones...Union Minister U Hla Tun meets relocated villagers in Letpadaungtaung ...News and Periodicals Enterprise holds anniversary ceremony...Union A&I Minister promises to fulfill seed demand in Bago Region...Order restored in Thayawady District...Hledan Overpass to ease traffic chaos..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indonesia emerges as champion of Pre-SEA Games Cycling Competition in Myanmar...Myanmar palmist and globetrotters...Medical equipment donation for hospitals in Yangon Region...Nissan plans to establish car parts factory in Myanmar...Thai coaches give training at SPEI (Mdy)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Violence against women"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 31 March 2013
    Date of publication: 31 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 34/2013 4th Waning of Tabaung 1374 ME 30 March, 2013 Formation of Central Management Committee for Emergency Period... Press Release Lists of banks, bank branches and exchange counters for FEC withdrawal programme... Notice- Yangon City Development Committee will collect tolls on using new Strand Road from vehicles which pass on it as from 1 April, 2013..... DOMESTIC NEWS: New three-storey building for Bago University... Loaded truck overturns on Yangon-Mandalay Union Highway... Mandalay-Yangon passenger down-train derails near Toungoo... Electrical overload cause fire in Mandalay... Implementation of Regional development tasks in Naga Self-Administered Zone... Man detained in possession of stimulant tablets... Motorcyclist dies after crashing into brick block... MR upgrade Mohnyin, Mogaung stations... Rice and provisions donated to hill region monasteries... Summer culture course opened in Hline... Vocational training course commences in Myitkyina... Rice donated to nuns in Mandalay... ATR-72 600 airplane introduced... Padaung disseminates public-centred health care... Loans for members of market cooperative society... Farmers learn tractor driving, farming equipment utilization in Pathein... Cash and kind donated for victims at relief camps in Meiktila... Interfaith meeting held to discuss peace and harmony of all communities... Committee for Implementing Latpadaungtaung Copper Mine Project Report holds work coordination meeting... New gravel road reduces travel time in Pyu Township... Meiktila Central market re-opened... Mandalay Region chief minister calls for public cooperation in security measures... Development undertakings going well around Taninthayi Region... Weather Forecast for First Dekad of April 2013... Myanmar’s first solar-powered groundwater pumping put into service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker asks support from New Zealand House of Representatives... Latter Day Saint Charities donates wheelchairs... Union Attorney-General meets foreign guests... Union SWRR Minister attends disaster management coord meeting... Development undertakings going well around Taninthayi Region..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Invisible threat to us”
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 30 March 2013
    Date of publication: 30 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Home Affairs Press Release (1/2013) March 29, 2013 3rd Waning of Tabaung 1374 ME Announcement of warning about rioting in some areas in Myanmar...CBM makes it clear between authentic K 5000 banknote and counterfeit one...Information Ministry web portal on 1 April... Exportation of logs to be cased 1st April, 2014... Ministry of Electric Power Announcement..... DOMESTIC NEWS: Regional development gaining momentum in Hainggyikyun...Seikkan Township WAO, MCWA perform social activities in Yangon west district...Mob goes on rampage after picking quarrel with theatrical actor in Zalun...Man axed to death in drunken brawl...Replacement of pylons, service lines for electrical safety in Kyangin Township...Farm machinery training course in Sagaing Region...Man dies after picking a fight with his spouse...100 acres of farmlands reclaimed in Kyauktaw Township...Rural regions in Thongwa Township get tube-wells...Bhamo launches new bus lines for smooth transportation...Kyauktaw people get electricity at full capacity...Mobile team checks import of commodities in Myeik...23 stone Buddha images unearthed in Bhamo...Forest fire at farmland in Kyaukphya Village of Myeik...Mandalay Region Chief Minister clarifies on opening of relief camp... UEC Chairman promises free and fair elections in 2015... Healthcare service provided to Meiktila riot victims... Security forces fire warning shot at mobs in Thegon Tsp... Business as usual in Meiktila...Low-priced sim cards coming soon...Meiktila still under tight security measures... About K 30 million donated to relief camps..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Philippine Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Chinese Ambassador...Pre-SEA Games Sailing Contest 5-8 April...Pyidaungsu and Amyotha Hluttaws Speaker receives Chinese Ambassador...President U Thein Sein receives US-ASEAN Business Council Chairman... Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Chairman and CEO of ACE... Indian-Myanmar joint venture talks 4 April... Myanmar needs to prepare for handling international and regional crisis as an ASEAN chair..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a path of love and fraternity"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 29 March 2013
    Date of publication: 29 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: As a nation it is our firm belief that only an inclusive democratic society based on equality for all citizens will ensure peace and stability, especially in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-faith country such as ours...There should be no forced recruitment of new soldiers - Statement No. (2/2013) of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission regarding the conflict in Kachin State..... DOMESTIC NEWS: Fire-fighting foam for oil fire handed over in Mandalay...A spate of thefts in neighborhood of staff housing in Zabuthiri Township...Violation of traffic rules sparks car accidents in Hsipaw...14-hour long traffic crawl in neighbourhood of Bayintnaung brokerage...Fireplace embers cause fire in Kengtung Township...Lightning strike sets houses on fire in Kutkai Township...Buddhist culture course provided to children...Invitational Myanmar traditional chess tournament kicks off...Road under construction on hilly area of Pyinmana...Minthukha Bridge under construction crossing Namee Creek in Indaw...Maha Myitta Education Foundation to hold fund-raising trade fair, entertainment...Strict security measures taken in Minhla, Moenyo...Diamond orb, golden umbrella hoisted atop Yadana Myasikhon Pagoda...Mandalay Region Chief Minister visits Myanma Economic Bank, other private banks in Meiktila...Wellwishers continue contribution for riot victims...Meiktila being packed with buyers and sellers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of SRV Ambassador...JAPAC to search for WWII missing Americans in Myanmar...Hospital equipment donated for public health care in Yangon...Deputy Sports Minister leaves for Maldives...ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co Ltd holds press conference on micro financing...Myanmar U-14 to play against Thai team in tune-up matches...Myanmar delegation attends Asia-Pacific Regional Parliamentarians and CSO Forum...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives US guest...Myanmar delegation attends ASEAN SocioCultural Community Council Meeting...Japan provides vital support for internally displaced persons...Myanmar, UNDP to cooperate in legal affairs...UMFCCI’s President attends Seminar on Strategies for Successful Business in ASEAN markets...Eurogate Sportswear factory commissioned into service...First meeting of Myanmar-Japan Joint Initiative...EU to assist in electoral tasks in 2015...New ODA Loans by Japan for national development..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Noise pollution"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 28 March 2013
    Date of publication: 28 March 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Tatmadaw’s national politics is to safeguard country...Mobile library arrives in Haka...Confiscation of smuggled luxurious vehicles in Mon State...Anti-human trafficking activity in Bago Region...Union Minister stresses more breeding of dairy cattle...Construction of new shipyard in Dagon Township in progress...Motorcyclist killed in collision with bullock-cart in Kawlin Township...Replacement of wooden sleepers with concrete one satisfies rail users...Husband set alight after wife poured petrol on him...Merit shared for three-storey building in Chanayethazan Township...Winners awarded in essay, extempore talks contests...Overturned express bus claims four lives...Workshop on social development held on Sagaing Hill...Forest fire breaks out near Nyana Theikdi Stadium...“Kyelsin Mawgun” movie artists honoured...Tatmadaw’s national politics...Relief aids, cash donated to victims in Meiktila...Mandalay Region Chief Minister meets Hluttaw representatives, religious leaders, townselders in Meiktila...Violence, unrests occur in Okpo, Nattalin, Thegon and Zigon Townships of Bago Region...Separated families reunite in Meiktila...Slight earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Defence Services Commander-in-Chief hosts dinner to mark 68th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Prize winning companies awarded in 68th Anniversary Armed Forces parade...Cash and kind donated for riot sufferers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Singaporean President and wife to pay state visit to Myanmar...Deputy Education Minister meets British guests...Plan to cover sports village, stadium with thick foliage before SEA Games...Workshop on Myanmar and Leadership of ASEAN held...Ambassador U Zaw Tun presents his credentials to Hungarian President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain cultural diversity and authenticity"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 27 March 2013
    Date of publication: 27 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Information News and Periodicals Enterprise Invitation for Expression of Interest for Production of The New Light of Myanmar Daily..... DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein offers religious titles to recipient Sayadaws, offers rice and alms to members of the Sangha...Mobile team makes field trip in Myeik...Head-on collision between car, motorbike on Kyondoe-Kawkareik road...Fire negligence reduces houses to ashes in Gangaw Township...Pilot census taking in 20 townships in Yangon Region...Seizure of illegal teak, hardwood in Sagaing Township...Man dies in Hlegu Township from mistakenly drinking pesticide for alcohol...Smuggled herd of cattle confiscated...New bridge put into service for rural development...Progress of construction of recreation centre, training facility inspected...Child run over by trailer in Dagon Myothit North Township...Fifth Shwekyar robe-offering and consecration ceremony held in Nay Pyi Taw Uppatasanti Pagoda...Pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw packed with devotees on Fullmoon Day of Tabaung...Lt-Gen Myint Soe visits relief camps in Meiktila...President U Thein Sein offers religious titles to recipient...MMA (Buddhist Association) holds AGM...MEP arranges to supply power mainly to people...Five suspects detained in connection with Okpo violence...Meiktila under tight security...Gyobingauk, Okpo, Minhla townships placed under curfew...Wellwishers donate cash and kind to victims in Meiktila, carry out sanitation task...Cash donated to free clinic...Cash and relief items donated to victims of Meiktila...Victims of violence provided with medical care in Meiktila..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar youth golf team leaves for Thailand...Union Transport Minister holds talks with Minister-President of Government of Flanders of Belgium and party...Cultural cooperation between Myanmar-US discussed...Vice-President U Nyan Tun attends prize awarding of Nay Pyi Taw Invitational Pencak Silat Event...Myanmar, Belgium to cooperate in livestock breeding sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Foster equal rights for each and every citizen"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar", Tuesday 26 March 2013
    Date of publication: 26 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Team Press release..... DOMESTIC NEWS: Wellwishers donate cash, relief items to victims in Meiktila...Significant day temperatures (25-3-2013)...Dredging of Thayawboke creek to benefit local farmers in Kyauktan Township ...National race young women get vocational training in Haka...Kanthayar Lake: An area of scenic beauty in Hpa-an...Two vehicles collide head-on in Shwedaung Township...Street brawl leaves one stabbed fatally in Shwe Paukkan Industrial Zone...Mass participation needed in a drive to improve road safety on expressway...School building in Indaw Township goes up in flames...Smuggled herd of cattle seized...More private daily newspapers granted...Objectives of the 68 th Anniversary Armed Forces Day 2013...calm prevails in Yangon...Tatmadawmen, staff clear debris in Meiktila...Course on census-taking opens in Mandala...Summer sports course opened...Mandalay Region Chief Minister donates offertories to monasteries in Meiktila...Tatmadawmen on patrol in Meiktila for peace and stability.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Prime Minister of Bangladesh...President U Thein Sein receives Belgian delegation...Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS discussed...EPS-TOPIK (Computer Based Test-CBT) Centre opened ...Myanmar, UN focus on further cooperation...Union FM sends felicitations to Foreign Minister of Bangladesh...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Thai guests...Appointment of Omani Ambassador to Myanmar agreed on...Peace process would be fostered as eternal peace to be handed down to new generations...Mandalay Region Chief Minister meets representatives from international organizations...President U Thein Sein receives UNSG’s Special Adviser on Myanmar Mr Vijay Nambiar and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": Environmental-friendly urbanization.....ARTICLES: "THE SHWEDAGON" By Ba Than....."Mann Shwe Settaw Festival comes to full life" By A1 Soe (Kyemon).....POEM: "Tabaung" Maung Swe Ngae
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 25 March 2013
    Date of publication: 25 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Information News and Periodicals Enterprise Invitation for Expression of Interest for Production of The New Light of Myanmar Daily.....DOMESTIC NEWS: President Office offers a day meal to SSMNC Sayadaws...Bill to be drafted for protection of women against violence...MWAF organizes talks on women and cultural sector and legal affairs sector...Police expose motorbike theft in Kyondoe...Village lakes run dry in Yamethin Township...Mandalay District sees more property loss in fires in 2012...Candle fire in Kyaukpadaung Township...Taikkyi farmers observes implementation of mechanized farming in Thanlyin Township...Rural water supply task working on all cylinders...Foggy condition causes delay in departure of Dala-Pansodan cross-river ferry service...Passengers hurt in overturned car accident in Myawady...Road accident hurts four riders in Natogyi Township...Meiktila returns to normalcy, Tatmadawmen clear debris...Riot leaves 55 houses in ashes in Ywadan Village, Yamethin...Platform extended at Myathalun Pagoda in Magway...Objectives of the 68th Anniversary Armed Forces Day 2013...Yangon Mega Expo 2013 on 30 March...Uniforms provided to fire brigade members...First-aid Course, Basic Health Course wrap up...MWAF provides cash assistance to eye patients...Staff quarter blazed in Myaing Hay Wun Park...Meiktila rehabilitation committees meet...Meiktila violence suspects detained..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends messages of felicitations to President, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic...Deputy Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker and party leave for Indonesia...UNSG’s special advisor on Myanmar holds discussion with persons from religious organizations...Union FM felicitates Hellenic FM...UN secretary-general’s special advisor on Myanmar Mr. Vijay Nambiar visits relief camps in Meiktila..... "PERSPECTIVES": "To lift people out of poverty"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 24 March 2013
    Date of publication: 24 March 2013
    Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Interfaith Friendship Organization issues statement on restoring of peace and stability..... DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded (23-3-2013...Gas generators for Ywama power plant arrive in Yangon...Cash donation, publications for village libraries in Inlay region...Reinforced with new diesel generators Thakayta power plant...High-voltage fault sparks house fire in NyaungU...Deputy Ministers visit SMEs in Yangon Region...Shan State Chief Minister meets local people...Sittoung riverbank erosion forces houses to move to safer places...Meiktila restores calm, aids being provided to victims...Deputy Minister visits relief camps in Meiktila...High speed motorbikes kill drivers in Lewe Township...Opening more brokerages to benefit commodity producers, consumers...Ward/village-tract administrators’ proficiency course concludes...Relief supplies donated to fire victims in Ayadaw Township...Water crafts face difficulties in water course of Chindwin River...Union level Peace-making Work Committee, PNLO agree to start political dialogues...Mandalay Region government forms committees for peace and stability in Meiktila Township...63rd Anniversary World Meteorology Day observed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS:Vice-President U Nyan Tun visits Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi...French hotel group sets to invest in Myanmar hotel industry...SEABA’s CEC meeting in Nay Pyi Taw...AFD to help in Myanmar’s infrastructural development...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann, wife and party leave for New Zealand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reforestation"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.42MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 23 March 2013
    Date of publication: 23 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.38MB)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 22 March 2013
    Date of publication: 22 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 21 March 2013
    Date of publication: 21 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (5.23MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 20 March 2013
    Date of publication: 20 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.79MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 19 March 2013
    Date of publication: 19 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 18 March 2013
    Date of publication: 18 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.59MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 17 March 2013
    Date of publication: 17 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.33MB)
    Date of entry/update: 19 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 16 March 2013
    Date of publication: 16 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.56MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 15 March 2013
    Date of publication: 15 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.70MB)
    Date of entry/update: 16 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 14 March 2013
    Date of publication: 14 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.27MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 13 March 2013
    Date of publication: 13 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.47MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 12 March 2013
    Date of publication: 12 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.67MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 11 March 2013
    Date of publication: 11 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.02MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 10 March 2013
    Date of publication: 10 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.28MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 9 March 2013
    Date of publication: 09 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.28MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 8 March 2013
    Date of publication: 08 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.32MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 March 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 7 March 2013
    Date of publication: 07 March 2013
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 6 March 2013
    Date of publication: 06 March 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Trust is a must to attract foreign investment: [17th day sixth regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Closing of Union Cup Games to be broadcast live...Winners of Union Cup Games men’s, women’s weightlifting contests...Union Cup Games Traditional Boxing (Mway) contest kicks off...Motorized boat capsizes, sink in the middle of Hline River...Upgrading of concrete road in Nay Pyi Taw Zabuthiri Township...Speedster crashes into the back of road roller on Yangon-Mandalay expressway...Young man dies after consuming pesticide in Zalun Township...One man dies after having toad dinner...Fire drill at Hopin Myoma Market...Diamond orb hoisted atop Shwesaryan Pagoda in Patheingyi...Mawlu gets better GSM telephone services...Yangon wins by four goals to two in semi-final with Magway...State School of Fine Arts turns out artists...Handbag snatched in Bago...120 boys to be novitiated in Nyaunglebin...Cash and kind donated to quake victims...FSD members, local people participate in fire drill...UMFCCI members visit Hluttaws...Weather forecast on squalls warning..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Ghanaian counterpart...Austrian President pledges support for fully lifting of EU sanctions against Myanmar...Globetrotter convoy passes through Meiktila...Seminar on International Arbitration held ...Coord meeting on cooperation in development of Shweli- Kyaukpyu corridor project held...Platforms of Yadana Gas Field Project under repair...SWRR Ministry, Asian Disaster Risk Management Centre sign deal..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Toward a country of sustainable development".....ARTICLES: "Myanmar timber to be exported to EU soon" Byline: Myint Maung Soe..."Wushu event reaches final in Union Cup Games" Article: Pe Myint Oo Photo: Soe Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 5 March, 2013
    Date of publication: 05 March 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw discusses formation of Union ministry of national races affairs...MP voices concern over threat of illicit drugs [Pyithu Hluttaw].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant day temperatures (4-3-2013)...Refresher course of Toungoo District Court starts...Food poisoning at plywood factory in Homalin Township brings death toll to six...Union Cup Games Men’s, Women’s volleyball tournament continues...Seizure of illegal teak in Sagaing Region...House fire in Dala Township...Pseudo-meat seized, incinerated...Four die, mother, son hurt in expressway crash...Car crash hurts five passengers in Shwepyitha Township...Green light given to construction of more washrooms in Yangon...Work proficiency of ward/ village administrators uplifted...Kayah State to reclaim 500 acres of modern farming...Shwegu illuminated on selfreliant basis...Myawady observes Mon National Day...Nissan blazed at traffic junction...Meisei gets more electricity from new generator...Union ministers visit Palethwe hybrid paddy farms...MLF holds 13th annual meeting...Observers visit Hluttaws...Tun Foundation Literary Awarding Ceremony on 9 March...Union Border Affairs Minister oversees rehabilitation undertakings in Rakhine State...Disaster risk management is a national duty: Union SWRR Minister..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives in Vienna of Austria...Bangladesh Single Country Trade Fair 2013, 6-8 March...Myanmar Upstream Summit organized in Yangon...India-Myanmar Business Seminar kicks off...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing welcomes Russian Defence Minister...Union Border Affairs Minister oversees rehabilitation undertakings in Rakhine State...Seed production, sorting technology conducted...Myanmar, Russia to promote bilateral ties..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sons of Buddha".....ARTICLE: "Dried fish industry in outskirts of Yangon booming" By Moe Thuzar Soe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 4 March 2013
    Date of publication: 04 March 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Meeting on energy development held...Significant night temperatures (3-3-2013)...Woman died in hospital after accidentally swallowing herbicide powder...Derailment happens to Dawei-Yangon express down-train in Kyaikto Township...Grocery fire in Tachilek...Surf plunges from the bridge, killing pregnant woman...Oil well fire hurts one worker in Padaukpin oilfield in Thayet Township...Cash donation for six-storey Sangha Hospital in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Man killed in hit-and-run accident on Kyaikwaing Pagoda Street in Yangon...Mandalay draws renovation of ancient religious buildings...Mandalay University of Dental Medicine confers degrees...Knowledge about crime reduction shared to people...Union Education Minister calls for valuing teaching profession...Union Minister inspects tissue cultivation...HAN Golf Masters to open summer course...Democratic reform could not be delayed nor reversed as it picks up momentum: President U Thein Sein...Objectives of the 68th Anniversary Armed Forces Day 2013...Untimely rainfall warning...Earthquake news..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein vows to cooperate with Finland in environmental conservation, resources mapping...PSM Governing Body on study tour of media industry in Philippines...India-Myanmar Cottage Arts Show in Mandalay...Union Auditor-General back home...Yangon Lawmakers provide Chinese course..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Summer hazards"..... ARTICLES: "Eco and cultural tourist attraction site Sacred Hpo Wun Taung hill range Part I" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr.Khin Maung Nyunt..."Get flight knowledge at People’s Park and Square" Htet Khaing (Sangyoung)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 3 March 2013
    Date of publication: 03 March 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Political reform process is being implemented by means of all inclusiveness of all political parties and peace-making with national races armed groups...Hotel services, telecommunication facilities discussed...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker’s Cup Football Tourney commences...Mudita Clinic provides health care to people...Motorcyclist killed by truck after knocking down dog on Yangon- Mandalay Highway...Township DAC gets 5% of tax...Stimulant tablets seized in Mawlamyine...Mechanical Training Schools turn out technicians...Summer golf course 4 March...Union Border Affairs Minister oversees regional development and rehabilitation tasks in northern Rakhine State...Loans disbursed to farmers in Kalay District...Talks on hepatitis B given in Pakokku...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...Corrigendum [2 March]...Vice-President U Nyan Tun calls for employment of modern machinery and technologies to manufacture value-added products...Significant night temperature (2-3-2013)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Bulgarian counterpart...Political reform process is being implemented by means of all inclusiveness of all political parties and peace-making with national races armed groups...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Bulgarian counterpart...‘Textiles of the Two Lands’ to mark 65th anniversary of Myanmar-Thai diplomatic ties...Ordination ceremony of Koreans held...Union Science and Technology Minister meets US guests...Union Defence Minister receives Russian Defence Minister and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make overall investment in agricultural development".....ARTICLE: "Myanmar selects final squad for AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers" By Shine Htet Zaw
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 2 March 2013
    Date of publication: 02 March 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Budget for purchase of five bulletproof vehicles sparks lively debate in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (16th day)..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: We need to catch up with neighbouring agro-based economies by enthusiasm, mindset change, land reform, mechanization, and high-yield strains...Fire breaks out at fuel station in Toungoo...Collective Htamane making contest held...Hospital Management Course conducted in Mandalay...Traffic rules enforced in Yesagyo...Traditional medicine practitioners give health care services...Bonfire held in Kyondoe...Knowledge shared for ICT development in Sagaing...Jade Cooperative Society formed...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...Vehicle blazed near Bago Toll Gate...Rural bridge put into service in Kawlin...Alternative development viewed in Shan State...Rehabilitation tasks in Rakhine State coordinated...Eight private daily newspapers get green light...Fire destroys monastrey in Hlaingthaya Township...National races languages to be introduced to children...More electric power to supply during exam period...USDP members observe 16th day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein observes Solbergfoss Hydropower Plants...Visits of tourists on increase at Yangon National Museum...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Chinese ambassador...Jordanian factory agrees to better food and more entitlements as Myanmar workers’ protest continues...ASEAN Summit Training for Senior Level concluded...Historical photos show marks Russia-Myanmar diplomatic ties...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Chinese businessmen...Preparatory Meeting of 17th ASEAN Conference on Civil Service Matters held in Bagan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Birthday present"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 1 March 2013
    Date of publication: 01 March 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: No green light to more hospitals in Nay Pyi Taw, except one for retired service personnel (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Government will simultaneously open spaces for participation of individual organization or citizen in peace process (The following is the translation of President U Thein Sein's speech through radio programmes to the entire people the length and breadth of the nation on 1-3-2013)...President U Thein Sein’s radio message on air...Loans to be disbursed for rural development tasks...New school building handed over in Pathein Township...Aged doctors hold anniversary celebration...Chin National Race Minister’s Office opened in Kalay...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...Living standard improvement for timber workers emphasized...Yangon Universities Boat Race wraps up...Observers visit Hluttaws...Educative talks on nacortic drug given in Dawbon...Sports enhance moral, discipline and unyielding spirit...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Notification No. 5/2013 - National Solidarity Congress Party allowed to register as political party..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: It needs to seek solutions in a peaceful way: President U Thein Sein...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chinese Ambassador...Second Japan Festival 2013 9-11 March...Thai tourists conclude visits in Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US businessmen...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw IRC receives UNDP and CIIS delegates...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Director of HSF...Norway’s strong support for peace process under way will make history: President U Thein Sein..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promoting the culture of democracy and national harmony"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 02 April 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 28 February 2013
    Date of publication: 28 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: No plan to supply water at spillway to neighbouring country: Deputy Minister (Pyithu Hluttaw, 20th day?)... Proposal on adopting policy for competitiveness of SMEs in 2015 ASEAN Economic Community approved (Amyotha Hluttaw 20th day).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Assignment and formation of supportive committees for development of township/ward/village-tract...Myanma Airways hires out aircraft...School for the Disabled Children gets new school building...Drug suspects sentenced to 14-year prison term each...ICT Exhibition to be held on 1-3 March in Mandalay...Young man stabbed to death in the festive ground in Bago Township...Car crash claims one life in Myinmu Township...Vehicle at breakneck speed overturns, kills couple on expressway...Lashio anti-narcotics squad seizes 924 grams of heroine (sic)...Land survey conducted for construction of Surbontaung Airport in Haka...First-aid course opened in Tamway Township...Night fire leaves over 380 people homeless...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...MCDC supplies water to wards...Ailing passenger receives helps of Myanma Railways...UEC Chairman attends golden umbrella hoisting ceremony of Mawdawmyintha Myodaunt Pagoda...Union Minister meets leaders of Christian, Islam religions...One killed and 45 injured in clash between police and protestors...Cash donated to No 1 Military Hospital (300-bed)...Shan State Chief Minister attends coord meeting for oil and gas pipeline in Lashio...Old warehouse in 39th Street on fire...Escalator set up in zaygyo and Yadanarpone markets in Mandalay...Hluttaws welcome visitors...Dinner to mark 66th Anniversary of Mon National Day hosted..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar thanks Norway’s help in democratic transition...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives delegation of US Chamber of Commerce...Cash donated to construction of religious buildings...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw IRC holds talks with former Japanese Ambassador, Counsellor of Korean Embassy in Myanmar...President U Thein Sein meets Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister...US-Myanmar holds Trade and Investment Conference-2013..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Get the people happy"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: No plan to supply water at spillway to neighbouring country: Deputy MinisterNews and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.58MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 27 February 2013
    Date of publication: 27 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: "Low-cost housing projects not low enough for low-income families" (14th session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MRCS opens irst aid camp at 115th mile...Special program to replace overage lighttruck, pickup passenger vehicles...Judges, judicial oficials take oath in Mandalay Region...Seizures of frozen meat packages in Nawnghkio...Get-together of former scouts in Yangon...Rural region development tasks inspected in Ayeyawady Region...Bago, Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw football teams earmarked for next stage...Tobacco warehouse ire in Mawlamyine...UEC Chairman attends Buddha Pujaniya and alms-offering of Maha Shwesigyi Pagoda in Kanbalu...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...Classy Chawalit triumphs at Zaykabar Myanmar Open...Volunteers take part in environmental conservation in Sagaing...Knowledge about trafic rules shared to students...Signiicant night temperatures (26-2-2013)...Farmland registration to be completed this year..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives Oslo, Norway...11th BCIM Forum held...US gives green light to inancial services with four Myanmar banks...Dy Foreign Minister back from India after attending Delhi Dialogue V and ASEAN-India Senior Oficials Meeting...Japan to provide Myanma electric sector with technical assistance...Fighting Human Traficking Program emphasized...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Chinese, Russian Ambassadors...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar...Myanmar garment workers in Jordan protest against poor lunch...Pyithu Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman meets French, Singaporean guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure health, safety and security of visitors"..... ARTICLES: "Convoy of BCIM Car Rally to spend two nights in Myanmar" Byline: Myo Win Tun (Monywa)..."Foreign Investment and Future Vision" Hsu Thabyay
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (6.42MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 26 February 2013
    Date of publication: 26 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: "Now is time To face bravely and wisely with genuine goodwill" - Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann discusses matters related to the National Planning Bill...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw highlights national development [13th session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw]...... EXECUTIVE: Republic of President OFfice (Order No. 12/2013) Appointment of Chairman and members of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Signiicant night temperatures (25-2-2013)...Htamane-making ceremony of Thiri Mingala vegetable market in Hline Township...Dredging for proper low of creeks and drains in Nyaunglebin Township...Free health care for local people in Sedoktara Township...Hostel ire caused by electric kettle in Meiktila...Free milk to schools in Shwebo Township...Ten-wheeled truck hits, kills cyclist in Yamethin...Lashio special anti-narcotic squad inds drugs haul hidden under clothes...Summer paddy cultivation in Yedashe Township...Young man run over after falling off truck...Earthen road under construction for rural development...Union Minister oversees regional development tasks in Kanpetlet of Chin State...Encroachers brought to justice..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein starts goodwill visit to ive EU member countries...President U Thein Sein congratulates Korean President...Senior oficers study hosting of ASEAN Summit...USCC inks deal with Myanmar counterpart to boost trade, investment...25-player Myanmar team for AFC Challenge Cup qualiier...Mongolians to cooperate with Myanmar...U Min Thein concurrently accredited as Myanmar Ambassador to New Zealand...Pyithu Hluttaw IRC Chairman receives Advisor to President of Mongolia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Wonderful summer holidays".....ARTICLE: "Peace and stability, key ingredient for development" Khin Chin Dwin
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.76MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 25 February 2013
    Date of publication: 25 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: No. 17 Heavy Industry (Malun) manufacturing agricultural machinery...Work coord meeting of Mon State Police Force...Digging tubewells in progress in NyaungU, Kyaukpadaung Tsps...Htamanemaking ceremony on 3 March in Thakayta Township...Overturned ferry bus hurts 29 factory workers in Shwepyitha...Pyinmana Township organizes subject-wise talks for high matriculation pass rate...Poor harvest hurts grape growers in Yamethin Township...Rural people provided with health care...Two houses burnt to ground in short circuit...Bhamo to get new concrete bridge for smooth transportation...Umbrella hoisted atop earthquake-hit pagoda...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...Concrete road leading to garages under construction....Bus line for pilgrims to Pujaniya of Minbu Shwesettaw Pagoda...Union Minister visits construction sites in Yangon...Stolen motorbikes handed over to owners...Soya bean harvested in University for Development of National Races in Sagaing...Pinlaung Township gets new rural health branch...Cars in collision claim two lives, leaving one injured...Ayadaw people face dificulty for feedstuff...Old lamp post replaced with new concrete lamp post...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects machinery...More power plants under construction to fulill electricity demand of people...Signiicant night temperatures (24-2-2013..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union NPED Minister discusses Japan-Myanmar Consortium for overall bilateral cooperation...President U Thein Sein felicitates Amir, PM of the State of Kuwait...Union FM sends felicitations to Kuwaiti Deputy PM and Foreign Minister...Plan underway to open Thilawa SEZ in 2015...Vice-President Dr. Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Crown Prince of Kuwait...Lost Buddha Image returned...Deadline for SEA Games Broadcasting proposals 10 March..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Effective development cooperation"..... ARTICLES: "Shwechaung Bridge No (2) construction completed by 70 percent" By Nay Oo Maung (Pakokku)..."Be a person of practical wisdom and healthy skepticism" Ko Myanmar
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 28 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 24 February 2013
    Date of publication: 24 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Farmers are to make agricultural reforms in five ways...Weather on special features...Judges, judicial officials take oath in Yangon Region...Road/bridge works gaining momentum in Shan State (East)...One more BEHS for Taunggyi...Kitchen fire costs K 8 million in Yinmabin Township...New school building for Dayeloo village in Kungyangon Township...Fire preventive measures inspected on board oil tanker...Jaingphaw Yadana Cup for new generation footballers in Shan State (East)...How much students know about milk...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events...Monk-led association opens library in Gangaw...Collegians meet in football tournament...Free eye care for patients given in Kyaukpadaung Township...Cooperation in e-Government system discussed...Donation invited for new elevator at Kyeikthalan Pagoda in Mawlamyine...One-way traffic (from Pyay Road to Bagayar Road) on Dhammazedi Rd..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UMFCCI to hold US-Myanmar Trade and Investment conference on 25 Feb...Myanmar sees more globetrotters...US okays dealings with four Myanmar banks...Kiradech Shines at Zaykabar Myanmar open presented by Alpine...Invitation of logos marking ASEAN chairmanship...Accommodation for artistes from ASEAN countries coordinated...Pyithu Hluttaw Committee Chairman receives Canadian Lawmakers...Challenges of ASEAN Economic Community will be overcome if the government, industrialists and civil societies work in cooperation harmoniously..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In pursuit of opium free country".....ARTICLES: "Puja at the Grassroots" By Ba Than..."As to temporary relocation of Hanthawady auto trading ground" Byline: Tha Nyan/Win Win Maw Photos: Tin Tun Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 23 February, 2013
    Date of publication: 23 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Investment ceiling under hot debate as FDI bylaw put on table at Pyithu Hluttaw [Pyithu Hluttaw 19th day]...Bill Committee submits two reports to Amyotha Hluttaw [19th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash assistance for peace group members and their families in Hpa-an...Pyinmana gets new tarred streets...Bamboo truck accident claims three lives in Pyu Township...Overturned light truck hurts driver near 8th-Mile Junction in Yangon...Stimulant tablets seized in Mawlamyine...Head-on collision claims two lives on motorbike in Heho...Cartoon show to mark 111th birthday of cartoonist U Ba Gyan in Nyaungdon...Merit sharing for new building held in Mandalay...Artistes, wellwishers for fund-raising entertainment honoured in Mandalay...Winning teams awarded in Men’s Open Volleyball Tournament...Invitational Football Tournament wraps up in Sagaing...Traditional medicine kits distributed...Loans disbursed to 206 vendors for second time...Pre-primary students take part in skill contest...Lwe-eik Parahita Association to donate blood...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets committee chairmen, secretaries and commission members...Dentists give dental, oral care...Myanmar Institute of Information Technology (MIIT) to be opened in Mandalay...Beautiful Chaung Thar Beach in Myanmar...Vice-President U Nyan Tun meets sports federations’ chiefs...Schools, bridges and health care facilities for Chin and Naga brethren..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to King of Brunei...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Indian Ambassador...Myanmar Judo athletes in intensive training for XXVII SEA Games...Myanmar, Luxembourg to cooperate in tourism module...Japanese Govt’s Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects...UEC Chairman meets Democracy Program Director...Union FM meets Director of Carter Center, Chinese Ambassador...Union Defense Minister meets Japanese guests...Union FM felicitates Brunei FM and Trade Minister...Success awaits Myanmar shooting team in intensive training..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Responsible country"..... ARTICLE: "Industrialists voice their concerns about sustainability of industrial zones" Byline: Khin Maung Htwe Photos: Tin Tun Aung (MNA)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 22 February 2013
    Date of publication: 22 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Proposed members of constitutional tribunal unveiled [Pyithu or Pyidaungsu Hluttaw?]...Local energy demand expected to increase steadfastly till 2015, deputy energy minister [Pyithu Hluttaw, 18th day]...No plan to build nuclear power plant: Dy EP Minister [Amyotha Hluttaw, 18th day].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Mandalay Region Chief Minister tours Madaya, Singu Townships...First-aid course for collegians concludes at Mandalay Technological University...New express bus serves passengers...Anti-human trafficking, traffic rules knowledge disseminated...Narcotic drugs seized in Mawlu...Local people satisfied with tube-well water...Faculty members of Sittway University make field trips...Disaster risk reduction talked in KhinU...Rehabilitation tasks in Rakhine, Kachin and Kayin States discussed...Judges, judicial officers take oaths...Construction of self-reliant library coordinated...Work efficiency course conducted...Aid presented to displaced persons...Kyaunggon dwellers donate blood sixth time...Conflict news writing course conducted in Lashio...Get-together to mark 65th Anniversary Chin National Day held...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Motor cycle thief caught in Mawlamyine...Only when there is an increase in trade volume, will national development undertakings be realized through income tax: Vice-President..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay official visits to Norway, Finland, Austria, Belgium and Italy...President U Thein Sein holds talks with Serbian FM and party...Myanmar, Serbia to promote cooperation in education, culture and economy...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets Indian Ambassador...Union Foreign Affairs Minister discusses cooperation between Myanmar and Serbia...USAID Director calls on Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Citizens’ Fundamental Rights and Democracy and Human Rights Committee...Union Attorney-General receives US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour...Only when there is an increase in trade volume, will national development undertakings be realized through income tax: Vice-President...Union Foreign Affairs Minister signs MoU with US Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Quality health care"..... ARTICLE: "Places of interest in Mandalay and its vicinity" Byline: Min Khant Soe (Kyemon) Photo: Aung Kyaw Win.....INTERVIEW: "This is another step for overall relationship" - US Ambassador.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
    Date of entry/update: 24 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 21 February 2013
    Date of publication: 21 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: No ‘Rohingya’ race in Myanmar, says Deputy Minister [17th day of sixth regular session of the Pyithu Hluttaw]...Amyotha Hluttaw approves bill amending private health care service law [17th day, 6th session of Amyotha Hluttaw]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace and stability guarantees regional development: Vice-President...Cash donated to construction of Mingalabyuha Sasana Beikman...Union Peace Working Committee, UNFC hold talks, issue joint-statement...Free eye care service in MraukU Township...Undertakings for development of townships in Yangon inspected...Houses, cowshed burnt to the ground by kitchen fire...Wire shock circuit sparks ire, reducing two houses into ashes...Illegal teak, hardwood seized in reserved forest areas of Indaw Township...Asters in full bloom in Ywadan Sub-township...Kyaukse District IPRD serves Wif...Mandalarians display fresh vegetables, fruits at show...Eye care and free surgical services for patients...War veterans get cash assistance...Fire drill practised at Meiktila Development Market...Older persons in Katha get free health care services...Loans disbursed to slow-moving vehicle drivers...People enjoy better transportation...Narcotic drugs seized in Magway...Basic irst-aid course conducted at Shwegu Township Hospital...Car, cash donated to social service association...Article, essay contest to mark World TB Day...Maha Myat Muni Buddha image in Mandalay..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar hosts 13th NIOHC meeting...Myanmar Caravan Tour 2013...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Canadian Parliamentary Secretary...Myanmar, Russia discuss military affairs...Eight months countdown to Myanmar’s ASEAN chairmanship...Ambassador U Min Lwin presents his credentials to Timor-Leste President...Ambassador U Soe Nwe presents his credentials to Finnish President...Pyidaungsu and Amyotha Hluttaws Speaker meets Canadian Parliament Secretary, British Minister for Cabinet Office...Ambassador U Soe Nwe concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Austria...Ambassador Thiri Pyanchi U Tun Nay Linn concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Chile..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards ecologically sustainable society".....ARTICLES: "Tabodwe, the month of bonire Festival" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Myunt..."Union Cup Games to be organized in Nay Pyi Taw ahead of SEA Games" Byline: Soe Win; Photo: Aung Aung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 20 February 2013
    Date of publication: 20 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Communication Bill includes improvement of telephone density-services ratio in rural areas [12th day meeting of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 11/2013) (19th February, 2013) Deputy Minister appointed.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Only when youths are competent in discharging duties, will the nation keep abreast of international community, develop: Vice-President...Japanese guests, students visit Hluttaw...Seizures of illegal sawmill, timber and vehicl es in Sagaing, Bago and Yangon Regions...A series of armed robberies at S-turn on Laikha road in Mongnaung...Winter groundnut harvest in progress in Sagaing Township...Decapitated young woman body found under bridge in Pyu Township...House ire causes 27 households homeless in Patheingyi Township...Sister charged with murder of her own brother...Rail derailment in Lewe Township...One man dies in ist ight in Bago...Seminar on Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Sector Programme kicks off...Downtown collision causes no injury...Fire preventive measures launched in Sagaing...Thaworn shooting for more glory in seasonopening Zaygabar Myanmar Open..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Russian delegation...Dy Pyidaungsu Hluttaw speaker receives Russian Federation guest...Pyithu Hluttaw Committee Chairman receives foreign guests...Union Attorney-General holds talks with IBA President...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Japanese delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Produce more food for more people"..... ARTICLE: "Spitire search continues, two Spanish panels of ground surveillance hired" By Moe Thuzar Soe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 19 February 2013
    Date of publication: 19 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Education University grads to Fill vacant teacher posts [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw debate on the National Plan for 2013-2014 FY.]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Thai parliamentary delegation, students of Mandalay University visit Hluttaw...32 plywood factory workers get food poisoning in Sagaing Region...Five missing in motorized boat sinking near pontoon bridge in Seikkan Township...Educative talks on trafic rules given in Swa...Kyaukse gets another transformer for growing electricity demand...Summer paddy cultivation in Sagaing Tsp...Bags of rice, clothes donated to earthquake victims...Cash assistance, relief items donated to victims of hailstone...Patheingyi BEPS-35 gets new building...Prizes presented to outstanding trainees, students in Pobbathiri Township...Sports training camps of SPEI (Yangon) inspected...Free clinic opens for public healthcare service in Pyapon...Container vehicle turns over...Myanmar traditional boxing challenge for new generations...Free clinic opens for public healthcare service in Pyapon...Hoisting of umbrella atop Pagoda coordinated...Kyaikto gets rural selfreliant bridge...Rural library put into service...Union Cup Games Dates and Venues for Sports Events..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Mandalay ethnic market festival attracts globetrotters...Workshop on drawing budget kicks off...Tender to be submitted for sponsoring XXVII SEA Games...MAI to ply Mandalay-Bangkok-Mandalay light soon...Stake driven for Myanmar-Laos Mekong River-Crossing Friendship Bridge...U Zaw Tun concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Hungary...Johns Hopkins University agrees tech cooperation with MSD...SEAMEO Council President Brunei Education Minister visits YUFL...Suzuki to resume production of cars in Yangon...Deputy Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives IPU Secretary-General, USAID Director...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets IPU Secretary-General and party...Panamanian-lagged ship sank off Philippines Coast : Marine Administration Dept..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Basic factors" ["...eternal peace and stability and progress, which are the basic factors for democracy to lourish in the entire Union."]..... ARTICLES: "High price expected as more farmers go for watermelon" Byline: Myint Maung Soe Myanmar’s summer Photo: Kyaw Thu Win..."Sustainability of fish species in Inlay calls for mass participation" By Nyaungshwe Khin Maung Mya
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 18 February 2013
    Date of publication: 18 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein meets Chin State government, departmental heads, townselders...Weather outlook for subsequent two days...Shuttle service to and from Shwesettaw Pagoda launched...One-year-old child found abandoned in empty box in Bago Myoma market...Development works of Mohnyin District inspected...Narcotic drug seized in Indaw...Dredging of well claims two lives in Taninthayi Township...Sagaing Township sees thriving wheat plantations...Three-hour electricity cut in wards of Mandalay...Students enjoy IPRD wall magazine...Basic military training course conducted at No 3 University Training Corps...Kalay gets town hall...Forest fire blazes oil mill...Blood donated at Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Hsihseng gets newly-repaved asphalt road...Umbrella hoisted atop pagoda in Ngaputaw Township...Rural development tasks coordinated in Kachin State...100 acres of farmlands reclaimed through mechanized farming system...Milk, egg fed to students in Nyaunglebin...President U Thein Sein visits Haka, Chin State...Thriving Sunflower field in Tada Sub-Township in Yangon South District...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker urges ward/village-tract administrators to carry out tasks with participation of local people..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Message from U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Mr. Vladimir V Putin, President of the Russian Federation on the Occasion of the 65th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Russia...Message from Mr. Vladimir V. Putin, President of the Russian Federation to U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the Occasion of the 65th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Russia...First India-Myanmar domestic arts show on 20-24 February...Message from U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Mr Sergey V Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the Occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Russia...Message from Mr Sergey V. Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation to U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the Occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Russia...Myanmar ship sinks near Pangasinan...Dope test to be carried out in 27th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For rapid progress".....ARTICLE: "65th Anniversary of Myanmar-Russia Diplomatic Relations" May Hnin Aye.....INTERVIEW: "Rural region development calls for active participation of local people" Interviewer: Myint Wai Hlaing Photo: Maung Maung Than (Kawhmu
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.32MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 17 February 2013
    Date of publication: 17 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein tips agriculture, livestock breeding for economic growth of Chin State...Union Sports Minister meets players of selected football teams...Pakokku District Deputy Commissioner’s Cup (Goal Luck) football tournament concludes...New concrete street, bridge opened in Kamayut Township...Car strikes, kills young man crossing road in Aungmyaythazan Township...Judges, judicial officers take oath in Bago region...Workshop on Social Safety Net in Mandalay...New tarred streets, power line installation in Nay Pyi Taw Lewe Township...Judges, judicial officers take oath in Bago region...Specialists provide local people with free health care...Campaign against plastic bags...President U Thien Sein visits Maha Thaka Padima Buddha Image in Kalay...Stamp duties handed over to YCDC...Free clinic marks first anniversary...New building of pre-primary school opened...New school buildings handed over in Nay Pyi Taw...Ponnagyun dwellers promote reading habit...Illegal timber seized in Toungoo District...ALFS donates cash to Shwegondine Nursery, quake victims...Law and rules on pesticides, fertilizers clarified...Beautiful town in Mon State...President U Thein Sein urges different echelons of administrative mechanism to change mindset and behaviors...Notice to matriculation exam identity card...High-yield maize seeds provides high income to farmers in Tatkon Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Quintana visits relief camps in Kachin State...MRTV invites companies to broadcast live 27th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Save our marine resources"..... ARTICLE: "Sim cards at reasonable prices" Byline: Moe Thuzar Soe
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.32MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 16 February 2013
    Date of publication: 16 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: “We are doing” does not make sense: MP [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, 10th day - debate continues on 2013-2014 FY Planning Bill]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: investment in education, the most profitable for the nation: President U Thein Sein...Thaton District IPRD organizes reading skill contest...General Store ire in Kengtung...Farmland registration process in progress in Mandalay Region...Union Government’s Cup Men’s and Women’s Bodybuilding and Model Physique Contest held...Police arrest suspect of home burglary in Sangyoung Township...Ohndaw Village BEHS gets new school buildings, assembly hall in Sagaing Township...Seizure of pseudoephedrine tablets worth K 13.5 million in Tiddim...Power back to Myitkyina, Waingmaw...Buddha Pujaniya for Thadukan Pagoda in Shwepyitha Township...Billboard erected to combat traficking in person in Myeik...Stake driven for village library in Ponnagyun...Loans disbursed to sculptors in Hlegu Township...Cash donated to fund for water supply...Two poppy plantations destroyed...Driving course conducted in Magway...inter-village bridge inaugurated...Forest reserves tipped to bring about economic growth...Loikaw District gets new court...Chin State Day changed into Chin National Day...Work on Mon civilization wins Tun foundation literary award..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indian parliamentary delegation concludes visit...Arrival of new aircraft for AIR KBZ...Denmark’s Haldor Topsoe eyes fertilizer investment in Myanmar...Tourism industry earns more FE for State...Forest reserves tipped to bring about economic growth...9th anniversary joint cooperation between MRTV and CRi held...Union Foreign Affairs Minister tours UK, France...Union attorney-General meets officials of Nishimura& Asahi Law Firm from Japan...Local companies invited to Int’l Halal exhibition...MRTV invites companies to broadcast live 27th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s work together to save mighty Ayeyawady".....ARTICLES: "From Miss Myanmar International 2013 to international beauty contests" Byline: Nanda Win..."New ferries to be ordered from Japan for Yangon-Dalla route" Byline: Arkar Hein; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 15 February 2013
    Date of publication: 15 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Heated debate on 2013-2014 FY National Plan Bill goes on [debate over 2013-2014 FY National Plan Bill went on at the ninth-day sixth regular session of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw].....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No 9/ 2013) Resignation of Ayeyawady Region Minister allowed...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No 10/ 2013) Appointment of Ayeyawady Region Minister...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No 8/ 2013) Appointment of members of the Union Civil Services Board..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-2-2013)...Industrial wastewater pollute Mandalay and its vicinity...Road/bridge works gaining momentum in Ayeyawady, Yangon Regions...Mandalarians donate blood in commemoration of the Union Day...Traffic rules violators charged in Mandalay...Two-digit dealers arrested in Mahaaungmye Township...Digital traffic lights for better traffic flow in Mandalay...Mandalay General Hospital provides emergency patients with free medical treatment...Students study Buddhism culture...Community Shield income goes to social organizations...Ephedrine powder, stimulant tablets seized in Tamu Township...Basic education schools get three new buildings in Lewe Township...Outstanding policemen honoured in Bago Region...Writs, vital for rule of law, justice and human rights: Union Attorney-General..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Serbian counterpart...Capacity-building on CITES Policies and Identification of Threatened Species...Coordination meeting for holding Zaykabar Myanmar Open 2013 Golf Tournament held...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Serbian counterpart...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Mr. Tomas Ojea Quintana...Ambassador U Kyaw Tin concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Republic of Cuba...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives Mr Tomas Ojea Quintana...Union Foreign Affairs Minister visits Belgium, Luxembourg, UK and France...Indian parliamentary delegation visits Mandalay...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Citizens’ Fundamental Rights, Democracy and Human Rights meets Mr Quintana...Indian parliamentary delegation, Pyithu Hluttaw hold meeting...Myanmar to host Women’s Forum in December...MRTV invites companies to broadcast live 27th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep our fine tradition".....INTERVIEW: "Mass rally gives government and peacemakers a great strength" Interviewer: Yan Gyi Aung.....ARTICLE: "Shwe Yanpyay Kyaungdaw in Nyaungshwe Township attracts flock of globetrotters" Byline & photo: Htay Aung (Kyemon)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (3.18MB)
    Date of entry/update: 21 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 14 February 2013
    Date of publication: 14 February 2013
    Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Role of cooperatives, tool to fight poverty [Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, 8th day, discussing 2013-2014 FY National Planning Bill]..... EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 7/2013) Appointment of Union Ministers....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Inspection of electricity consumption carried out...Pwayhla market ring road put into service in Pindaya...New tarred road emerges in Katha Township...Hostel fire in PyinOoLwin...Light truck overturns while overtaking trailer in Pakokku...Seizures of illegal hardwood, wood-cutting machines in Toungoo, Yedashe Township...Punitive action for undisciplined parked cars...Hnawkon village sees newlyupgraded BEMS...Winners of reading skill, essay contest awarded in Paung...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham stresses eternal peace...Union level Peace-making Committee Vice-Chairmen meet responsible persons of Peace Groups...C-in-C invites KIA to peace table...Refresher course No (5) for district level judges commences...All stakeholders have to assume responsibility for ensuring long-term benefit by translating the temporary peace into a lasting peace..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Indian LOK SABHA Speaker and party...Thai club to play friendlies with MNL teams...ANDRITZ HYDRO opens representative office in Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Indian parliamentary delegation...Deputy Finance and Revenue Minister observes financial system of Japan...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Indian parliamentary delegation...Pyithu Hluttaw’s Rule of Law and Tranquility Committee Chairperson meets Indian parliamentary delegation...Quintana visits Central Jail (Insein)...Ambassador U Soe Nwe presents his credentials to Czech President...Ambassador U Kyaw Tin concurrently accredited as Ambassador to United Mexican States...Workshop on transformation of SOE into Corporatization, Privatization and PPP held...ICH conducts course to provide hydropower technology..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Democratic nation for people"..... ARTICLES: "Let’s go to Nay Pyi Taw Hot Spring to refresh our mind and body" Byline: Zaw Min Aung (107)..."Sacred Hpo U Taung Hill" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 13 February 2013
    Date of publication: 13 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife host dinner to mark 66th Anniversary Union Day Celebration...University of Computer Studies (Mandalay) conducts AICT' 13 conference...House reduced to ashes by fire in Pakokku...Myaung Township to lessen water stress in summer...Overturned ferry car hurts 30 passengers...Driver, conductor at large after hitting women...Cattle smugglers arrested in Yamethin Township...Daytime burglary occurs in Sagaing...Man dies after slipping on a log truck...Cash and kind for quake victims in Mandalay, Sagaing Regions...Thief with seven names arrested...Regional development tasks inspected in Sagaing Region...PyinOoLwin supplies electricity to rural area...Thamma Seikta BEMS awards five-distinction winner...Cargo boats bustling at Pakokku jetty...Hlinethaya experiences two fires in single day...Trishaw drivers in Pyay get loans...Relations between national races, sympathy, mutual understandings of difficulties, valuing tradition and customs could cement national unity [President]...Educational fund raising in Pyawbwe...State Flag-hoisting and saluting ceremony marks 66th Anniversary Union Day...Ten members of Mon Peace Defence Group return to legal fold...Tatmadaw holds ceasefire in Kachin State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: First Myanmar-Japan Human Rights Dialogue held...Quintana visits relief camps in Sittway District...Indian parliamentary goodwill delegation arrives in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure macroeconomic stability and strengthen reforms"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 14 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 12 February 2013
    Date of publication: 12 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Political stability and end of armed conflicts is prime importance for flourishing of democracy in the country Nay Pyi Taw, 12 Feb—The following is the translation of the message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agga Maha Thayay Sithu, Agga Maha Thiri Thudhamma U Thein Sein to the 66th Anniversary Union Day 2013...Creek crossing bridge for five villages in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Cyclist hurt in collision between motorbike, bicycle...Aung San Printing Plant gets a library...Restaurant fire in Thayet...Inter-village bridge emerges in Kyaikto Township...Seizures of illegal hardwood in Kyaukpyu, Bago, Yaksawk Townships...Car crashes into lamp post in Taunggyi...Overturned Pajero ablaze on expressway in Mahlaing Township...Nay Pyi Taw Council to promote ethnic socio-economy in eastern hilly areas...Workshop on Myanmar Timber Legality Assurance System kicks off...Inauguration of repaved roads, rural health centre, bridges marks 66th Anniversary Union Day...Students get knowledge about traffic rules in Myinmu...Books displayed in Tamway Township...Traffic rules, disciplines for road users explained...Sub-power station under construction in Taungpyone of Madaya Township...Rules of matriculation exam explained in Myaungmya...First-aid demonstration in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Cash donated to education foundation in Toungoo...Bee-keeping course opened in Thandaunggyi...Old lamp posts replaced with new ones in Indaw...Cash donated to construction of Sasana Beikman, fund for students in Yamethin Township...Far-sighted view is an essential prerequisite for perpetuation and prosperity of the Union: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ten-month countdown to Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship...Scrutinizing citizenship, issuing temporary passports and employee IDs to migrant workers discussed...Correction...Kengtung, Tachilek entertain globetrotters..... "PERSPECTIVES": "PSM reforms"..... Honouring 66th Anniversary Union Day: ARTICLE: "Move forward in unity, build new nation with amity" Padaung Than Kywe..... Honouring the 66th Anniversary Union Day, 2013: POEMS: "Our Union"..."UNITY IN DIVERSITY"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: pdf (4.89MB)
    Date of entry/update: 12 February 2013


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 11 February 2013
    Date of publication: 11 February 2013
    Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Clash and conflict will not make any progress for regional development: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Inter-Township Volleyball Tournament wraps up in Myitkyina...Course on protection minors against recruitment conducted...Upgraded school opened in Phakant Township...Knowledge about traffic rules shared...Fund handed over to Township DAC...Administrative bodies meet political parties...Futsal Tournament held...Repaved streets commissioned into service in Lewe...Diabetes patients under free medical treatment in Pathein...Shwetaung Myitta Social Association established...Schools upgraded in Taze Tsp...School building handed over in Wuntho...Yepyukan-Gwaykon-Chon-inn gravel road put into service in Nyaunglebin Township...Shan State Day marked in Muse...Sports, education, health care services promoted in Myaungmya...66th Anniversary Union Day live on TV...Regional development tasks in Gangaw, Minbu inspected...Tarred streets opened in Hpa-an...Significant night temperatures (10-2-2013)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indian parliamentary delegation to visit Myanmar...Mr Quintana arrives Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Development partners"..... ARTICLES: "Th