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Title: "The Myanmar Times" December 24-30, 2012, No. 658
Date of publication: 30 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myingyan officials under fire over ward voting...Ward administrator selection process prompts complaints...No end in sight to conflict in Kachin State, says mediator...Kickboxing fans prepare for pint-sized bout at Dagon semis...‘SNDP pushes Shan party merger...SNLD prepares for peace seminar in Shan State...Union ministers apologise to monks over November 29 raid...Mandalay cemetery chief denies report of girl’s death...Women’s group calls for more reps in hluttaw...Education key to fighting land grabs...Govt rescinds ban on monastery HIV care...Min Yu Wai gets lifetime prize...Artists join NLD for fundraiser...Kachin fighting intensifies: sources...‘Irrawaddy’ hits the streets...At film awards, change is in the air..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ICRC jail visits to resume in early 2013...SEA Games: breaking the budget?...Company looking to compromise, say miners...US to open military ties soon, says official...Thilawa to open in 2015, govt touts job creation...‘Dire need’ for data on population: UNFPA...Ministry, UN launch project for first census in 30 years...DragonAir to launch Hong Kong flights on Jan 9, MAI to follow...Confusion over migrant deadline...NGO pledges more media support...WHO findings to help fight malaria drug resistance...Electricity price on the rise...Govt to draft first worker safety law...New Parami bridge connects North Dagon, South Okkalapa...Yangon lit fest aims to overcome culture of one-way lecture...Film to explore hard life of migrants ..... BUSINESS: Myanmar travel buzz builds for 2013...Govt to allow VOA for visitors from 22 nations...Lean and mean’ new airline shocks rivals with cut-price fares...Dawei backers court Japanese investors...Govt takes lead on extractive industries...Japanese back Myanmar electrics...Woodside gets deal for another Myanmar license...Thais tie up a new net factory deal...BGH to move into Myanmar...Vietnam inks $300m development deal.....TIMEOUT: Huge crowd cheers Mraz, local singers...People’s Square earns its name with a concert for the masses...Kengtong festival celebrates Shan culture.....FOOD AND DRINK.....SOCIALITE.....Events Flash.....YOUR STARS.....CLASSIFIEDS.....SPORT
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (4.5MB-OBL version; 13.76-original)
Alternate URLs: http://mmtimes.com/images/mte/old_issues/201233658.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2013


Title: "The Myanmar Times" December 17-23, 2012, No. 657
Date of publication: 23 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Police make arrests over mine protest...Thousands of monks protest, issue demands...USDP has no plans to change voting system, says U Htay Oo...UN, govt urge housing for nation’s low-income earners...More than 1000 detained in Rakhine, says minister...Justice is needed at Letpadaung: Daw Suu...Lack of development sparked riots: govt...Myanmar media industry still sceptical...Program aims to upgrade worker skills...Commission will report over 300 land grabs to hluttaw...Rights commission submits draft law to president’s office...Vipassana proponent SN Goenka to give lectures this month...MCDC facing action over evictions...Ward, village administrator selection to finish Dec 30 in Mandalay...Heads of three Buddha images stolen in Inwa...SNDP prepares for national assembly...Members should work for party: Daw Suu...NLD warns over ward complaints...Lack of jobs for disabled costing $1.2b, say NGOs...Paleoclimatic study begins in Mon, Kayin...Miners call for more talks after chairman misses Dec 3 meeting...Arrested miners charged...Ministry urges mothers to agree to blood tests...Townace destroyed in fire...No belief in peace process: survey...KDDI tests waters in Myanmar...Marine fish exports slump, says MMFA...Dyeing firms hope to grow with garment sector...Ministry issues LPG cylinder warning...Heritage forum focuses on Theingyi Market...Shwegondaing flyover ready by late 2013.....FOREIGN RELATIONS: Ministry to seek more talks with Thailand on workers...Sweden asks India to clarify arms presence in Myanmar...Association, Dutch firm team up on milk project...Myanmar centre of fight against drugs, says UN...UNICEF gets new country chief...Corporate social responsibility in Myanmar...UN under secretary general Amos makes visit...Sensation Jason Mraz performs live in Yangon: What do you have to say?...Mining chief asks businesses to fight slavery...OECD calls on Oz to mull sovereign fund...Vietnamese prawn farmers consider Myanmar venture...Woodside buys 50pc stake in MPRL’s A-6 block..... OPINION: "Corruption index: an exercise in futility" - Derek Tonkin...Why I opposed tribunal law changes - Ye Tun..... TIME OUT: Comedian Zarganar finds humour in his darkest days...Sung Thin Par ends seven year hiatus...English language arts mag to hit stands...‘The Final Exhibit 2012’ at Gallery 65...Performance artists create change...Food Review.....SOCIALITE.....TRAVEL: Haphazard observations about Nepal.....CLASSIFIEDS.....MT QUICK GUIDE
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Myanmar Times"
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2013


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 9-16 December 2012, Vol. 33 No. 656
Date of publication: 16 December 2012
Description/subject: NEWS : China vows to respect findings of mine probe......Campaign begins to save site linked to Aung San..."Change yourself, change the nation" Dr Nyi Win Hman...Commission will find fair solution, says NLD leader...Govt slams broadcast on Rakhine violence...Monywa residents upset over investigation team changes...Monks protest over police attack...NLD to open HIV prevention and care centre...Travel association vote postponed until March...New rain record after heavy falls in delta...President cancels visit to Australia, NZ...Injured monks could head abroad for medical treatment...Monks not satisfied with police apology...NLD members complain of interference in assemblies...Govt issues fresh apology...Preparations begin for ward, village administrator vote...Half marathon to be held in January...Par Par Lay laughs in face of govt ban...Education review ‘well underway’...Company refuses to leave privatised factory...Pyu seminar restarts Mon debate...Company donates water purifiers...UN welcomes govt plan to ratify treaty against corruption...Myanmar again near foot of global transparency rankings...UN calls for better access to Kachin State relief camps...Eleven Media website hacked...New HIV infections fell by 74pc over past decade: UN (Myanmar one of 25 countries where new infections dropped by more than half)...IP law draft to be sent to hluttaw soon...Ballooning group returns to Myanmar...Training for Journalists [UNICEF]...Danish trade minister and delegation visit.....BUSINESS: Speculators could stall investment, says minister...Domestic banks not ready for joint ventures...Sesame, the ideal crop for upper Myanmar...CBM invites private money changers...Thousands’ of new factories coming: MGMA...Zawtika gas pipeline to flow by 2014: officials...Sunkist makes a splash with MDG agreement...ANZ to open Yangon representative office in early 2014...EXIM Bank plots representative office...Livestock, fisheries fair catches foreign eye...National development plan for 2013 release.....TIMEOUT: Artist puts colour balance on display...Street art ban will only increase graffiti: artists...Beyond Pressure art fest comes to close...Library takes boredom out of commute...The virtues of constructive insubordination...Once subversive, book piracy now plagues publishers...Tourism Myanmar Update.....SPORT: Myanmar cricket struggles for survival
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 3-9 December, 2012, Vol. 33 No. 655
Date of publication: 09 December 2012
Description/subject: Mine protests spark violence...Anti-Muslim monks: Sri Lanka redux?...Shan call for federal union constitution...Total E&P to boost socio-economic outreach...Police apologise for crackdown...Govt meets activists at land conference...Unlikely pair an inspiration to us all...Lashio Declaration looks to improve national healthcare...British dig team hunts for buried Spitfires...NGO plans Sittwe HIV clinic...Twins separated after marathon operation...Death toll rises in train fire inferno...Bus lines in leadership struggle...Balloons festival celebrates Tazaungdine...Disabled racers speed to finish line...Development stalled at Myingyan IZ...Stop police violence, says 88 Generation...Auditor General probes 15 ministries over lost or misappropriated funds...Protesting gold miners in custody...Rakhine tourism suffers following violence...Visa to host mobile payments conference...Experts warn Yangon on quake risk...President U Thein Sein to receive ICG top award...Dawei SEZ sparks concern amid promises...On the road to recovery...More bank cards join payment union...ADB study puts spotlights Myanmar’s energy sector...Tata Motors keen to enter car market...FMI plots bright future at AGM...MPT backtracks on mobile internet fees, for now...MPT backtracks on mobile internet fees, for now...Hitachi establishes Yangon branch...KPMG touches down in Myanmar market...SPA, Yoma Strategic unveil ‘landmark’ project for Yangon...YFS holds student film screening...Cultural norms trump literary merit at state-run book awards...Myanmar author explores new literary freedoms...‘Smile’: A rare English translation...Human rights films screened in Yangon...All-Myanmar art exhibition to kick off the New Year...Ceremony celebrates revised Bible translation...YOUR STARS...Events Flash...CLASSIFIEDS...QUICK GUIDE...SPORT.....[N.B. OF THE 60 PAGES IN THIS ISSUE, LESS THAN HALF DEALS WITH BURMA/MYANMAR - THE REST IS ADS AND FOREIGN NEWS]
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pf (3.8MB-low resolution; 7.7MB-higher resolution; 12.56MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs14/MT655-op75.pdf
http://www.mmtimes.com/images/mte/old_issues/201233655.pdf
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 26 November-2 December, 2012, Vol. 33 No. 654
Date of publication: 02 December 2012
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (4.6MB-OBL version; 12.55MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://mmtimes.com/images/mte/old_issues/201233654.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 19-25 November 2012, Vol. 33 No. 653
Date of publication: 25 November 2012
Description/subject: Includes special report, 19 November, on Obama's visit
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (4MB-OBL version; 13.06-original)
Alternate URLs: http://mmtimes.com/images/mte/old_issues/201233653.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 12-18 November 2012, Vol. 33 No. 652
Date of publication: 18 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB-OBL version; 12.67MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://mmtimes.com/images/mte/old_issues/201233652.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 5 - 11 November 2012, Vol. 33 No. 651
Date of publication: 11 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (4MB-OBL version; 10.59-original)
Alternate URLs: http://mmtimes.com/images/mte/old_issues/201233651.pdf
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 29 October - 4 November 2012, Vol. 33 No. 650
Date of publication: 04 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB-OBL version; 10MB-original))
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs14/MT650.pdf
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 22-28 October 2012, Vol. 33. No. 649
Date of publication: 28 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB-OBL version; 11MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs14/MT649.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 15-21 October 2012, Vol. 33. No. 648
Date of publication: 21 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 8-14 October 2012, Vol. 33. No. 647
Date of publication: 14 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (7.1 MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" 1-7 October 2012, Vol. 33. No. 646
Date of publication: 07 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (9.88MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 24-30 Volume 33, No. 645
Date of publication: 30 September 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "Myanmar Times" News items 17-24 September 2012
Date of publication: 24 September 2012
Description/subject: "MYANMAR TIMES” NEWS ARTICLES, 17-24 SEPTEMBER 2012 Peace marchers face charges ‘The Voice’ defendants plead not guilty to defamation US fetes Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Almost 100 prisoners of conscience freed: activists; HRW calls for prisoner monitoring mechanism Rakhine investigation team discusses first visit; ABSDF survivors, relatives prepare petition and lawsuit; UN special adviser ends latest visit Condor schedules first Euro flight for November; 88 group leaders finally get passports; Free hotel booking at Yangon airport; IWT seeks some private investment; Hluttaw speaker promises independence for judiciary; Democracy day marked in capital for second year; Senior bureaucrats on the move in another reshuffle; Tatmadaw also needs to reform: ASEAN; SNLD leader to attend UN General Assembly; New round of Kachin peace talks stalled by disagreement on venue; Mekong murder suspects plead guilty: Xinhua; Call issued for history curriculum changes; Press body re-formed following complaints; Hpakant IDPs denied access to assistance; Community groups to lobby for better aged care this week; New party sets target of putting farmers in hluttaw; MPs upbeat as fourth session ends; VOA travellers holding up immigration queues; Yangon marks International Day of Peace; Rakhine parties discuss possible merger; Human rights group calls for prisoner monitoring body; Democracy day marked in Nay Pyi Taw; Myanmar facing growing drug challenge; Saudi Arabia to grant 5000 Hajj visas; MMA to launch ambulance services in October; SNLD leader to attend UN General Assembly with president; ‘Help us build a new Myanmar’; Shift in forced labour complaints from govt to private sector; Time to review the state of our higher education; Telecoms giants jostle ahead of licence tender; By Victoria Bruce   |   Monday, 17 September 2012 Conference depends on ethnic groups: U Aung Min; Arrests in Monywa as mine protests escalate; U Thein Sein to make first US trip as president; BBC pushes for Myanmar presence; State-owned enterprises to become public firms: ministry; Govt warns of urbanisation issues; Refugees may go home in 2013; Government makes pledge on safety of negotiators; UNHCR unable to access refugees; Indonesia Red Cross lends hand in Rakhine; Young doctors face job shortage; Public IT company to be established; US to submit statement on ASEAN relations; UN special adviser meets President in Nay Pyi Taw; Late monsoons increase risk coral bleaching.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Myanmar Times"
Format/size: pdf (261K)
Date of entry/update: 24 September 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 17-23 Volume 33, No. 644
Date of publication: 24 September 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: pdf (3.45MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 10-16, Volume 33, No. 643
Date of publication: 16 September 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Hluttaw approves investment law; MYANMAR’S combined houses of parliament passed hotly MPs debate law ahead of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw vote; Hluttaw approves cabinet reshuffle; Child soldiers, families reunited; South China Sea outlook: Don’t expect smooth sailing; T Govt, KNU sign code of conduct; ‘The Voice’ verdict postponed two weeks; Sittwe, Mrauk U off limits; Garment workers protest in Yangon outskirts; President meets ethnic ministers; Stone carving businesses lobby president on move; Sangha hospital to conduct 5000 free cataract operations; Tribunal resigns to avoid impeachment; Myanma Airways orders two Embraer aircraft; Saudi Arabia donates $1m to UNHCR for health, education; Rainfall records set in central Myanmar; Mandalay residents, monks protest Rakhine violence; Orient-Express to launch new cruiser; Twelve missing, one dead after ferry capsizes; AirAsia plans Bagan, Nay Pyi Taw flights; Master plan needed for civil aviation industry, says expert; Hundreds receive free legal advice from NLD in capital; Expert calls for education budget share to double; Singapore Airlines to launch daily services to Yangon; Ministry invites private companies to cooperate on historical parks; Art centre opens in Mandalay; Party drafting two bills for hluttaw; Hotel zones in Mandalay, Inle to open, two more in the pipeline; Yangon to get 1670 hotel rooms next year: ministry; Smart water management needed for sustainable development, say experts; Return licences, lawyers urge govt...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Latest foreign investment law draft generates debate; Energy tender delayed: minister; Private insurance companies given go ahead; Adverse monsoon weather to reduce crop yields, say experts; Low rainfall to hit Shwebo B&P production; Eel price down: MFF; Conflict brews at May Thu Housing...TECHNOLOGY: Online unis bloom in Asia; ‘Super Wi-Fi’ poised for growth in US, elsewhere; MPT considers new cable to boost telecoms...TIMEOUT: New information minister meets actors and directors; Artist speaks about time spent in jail; Kayin community gathers for white thread festival; 88 Generation concert raises funds for humanitarian causes; Oscar for Katzenberg; Exulting in sound: John Cage at 100; Exhibition showcases artwork by YAG students and teachers; Beer-brewing Dutch turn attention to making wine; Chinese buyer to honour wine heritage...TRAVEL...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 11 September 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" September 3 - 9, Volume 32, No. 642
Date of publication: 09 September 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Daily licences early next year: Minister Compromise needed on tribunal, hluttaw rift; Is the end nigh for Dung? Reps welcome cabinet reshuffle; NGOs distribute pamphlets, condoms at Taungbyone festival; Govt takes thousands off blacklist; Emotional return home for Moethee Zun; MPs pass impeachment motion despite warnings; Speaker rejects rep’s secret voting proposal; Investigation team formed in lower house; NDF forms body to investigate land grab accusations; From ceasefires to lasting peace? Employment needed to stop Chin exodus: party leader; More rain expected for lower Myanmar: DMH; Seasonal flu cases rise; Drought hits monsoon planting in Mandalay; Pardons for aid workers jailed in Rakhine; Govt assures UNFPA on census; President explains cabinet changes; Property sales dry up in Pyin Oo Lwin; Military to release 42 child soldiers; Vendors boycott festival over fees; Concern over investment law changes; US criticises China over recent repatriation of Kachin refugees; Land unrest spreads to Katha township; US paves way for president visit; Leaders of 10 allied parties meet Indonesian government adviser; 88 Generation, private school hold democracy training; Pipeline engineers finish UFL training; Business, FIT arrivals grow 60pc in first seven months; Govt and KNU to hold talks in Kayin capital this week; MCDC to expand rubbish collection; Investigation team to make first Rakhine trip this week; Negotiations falter over Yangon industrial zone compensation; Reshuffle aims to reinvigorate reforms; 88 Gen leaders unhappy over passport delays; Controversial former ABSDF leader returns; Tribunal resolution must be reasonable, says NLD leader; MPs recommend jury trials; Myanma Airways signs ground handling deal with Dnata; Seamen’s federation replaces MOSA...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Telecoms industry to be privatised, says MPT; Beekeeping body bids to ban Chinese honey imports; Low-grade Shwebo rice in high demand; The business of living life: not always easy as an expat; Overage car import program, one year on; Kia Motors Corp to begin sales in Myanmar: spokesperson; Leather industry faces development hurdles; Canadian trade minister to visit Myanmar; Old sites could answer low-cost question; A case in point?...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Ex-political prisoners quench thirst for writing; Wathann Filmfest starts this week; Solo comedians chart unfamiliar territorys; Musicians hold long-delayed election; Scripts sought for TV adaptation of novel; Salad snobs push food fundamentalism...TRAVEL...SPORT: US basketball exchange adds local resonance...EVENTS FLASH: Rare book exhibition...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 27-September 2, Volume 32, No. 641
Date of publication: 02 September 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Reps move towards impeachment; A middle class Myanmar beckons; Censorship ends but free press uncertain; Court sets ‘Voice’ verdict for Sep 6; Yangon, MDY computer universities upgraded; History made, but challenges ahead; Flooding displaces hundreds in rural Yangon; One killed in Lashio flooding; Doubts over Rakhine commission deadline; MPs delay reading of president’s statement; NLD offers legal advice in capital; Police remove squatters from MDY land; KIO warns of Tatmadaw build up in Kachin State; Laiza trip ‘eye-opener’ for civil society; UN calls for further aid worker releases; MRCS provides hospital transfers; FMI to start NPT charters on Sep 9 [This headline does not correspond to the text it heads. "'Myanmar facing a deepening drug crisis' says police official" would fit better; Motorcycle ban on historic teak bridge; Legal affairs magazine to launch Nov; NLD member warned for ‘intervening’ in govt affairs; Mandalay water supply will improve from 2013: MCDC; Hluttaw extends terms of 19 bodies for a year; Despite improvement, exclusive breastfeeding still overlooked; Hluttaw agrees to amend NGO law; NGO leaders meet govt, hluttaw to discuss changes; Moderates risk ire to calm Rakhine rift; T-shirts spread tolerance message; ‘New City’ attracts K200b in investment, says CB president; Golden Myanmar to take on MAI; Journalists slam Ministry of Commerce over statistics; China govt sends back thousands of refugees; Shortage of rice in Putao: residents...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Myanmar set for decade of 7-8 percent growth: ADB; Old car, permit prices rising again, say traders; Economists urge caution with IFIs; FMI, Yoma to open dept store; MAPCO share sales to start late August; Untapped and untaxed illegal beer imports flooding market; Rice federation to assist flood-hit farmers; Bridge to boost N Dagon market...TECHNOLOGY: Daiwa sees ‘cloud’ future for Myanmar; Faster internet on trial: deputy minister...TIMEOUT: Wine researches U Thant doc; Video gaming magazine to hit market in Sept; Literature org holds logo comp; Talent show looks for contestants; Performance keeps audience enthralled into the wee hours; Skaters lack space to shred in Yangon; Libraries honour famous authors; New York graffiti haven braces for gentrification; George Orwell blasts top 1pc in diaries; Ketchup origins trace China cuisine, economic strength...SPORT
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 01 September 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 20-26, Volume 32, No. 640
Date of publication: 26 August 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Migration could fuel new unrest in borders, say parties; Public company to partner Japan at Thilawa; Despite uproar, business as usual in Singapore; Climate change behind ‘extreme’ monsoon weather: DMH; Navy chief sworn in as vice president; Official urges caution on river level; Hluttaw sets Aug 21 deadline for tribunal members to resign; UNESCO pledges more support; Tech universities to reopen, offer engineering degrees; Thai launches third Yangon flight; Phone repair training centres find growing market in Mandalay; Small parties lobby president for help; President, NLD leader meet for third time; Govt agrees talks on press body; Development not enough for minorities: SNLD; MPs pass law on foreign investment; Chinese uni offers MBA course; MPs reject proposal on cabinet asset declaration; Citizens of two more countries eligible for visa on arrival: govt; Govt to extradite alleged drug trafficker to Thailand: official; Andaman Resort offers special package deals; Massive Burmese python caught in Florida; Sedona GM in trouble over rates; Work halted at copper mine after complaints; Migration could fuel new unrest in borders, say parties; Drug problem ‘worsening’: official...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Myanmar’s reforms fail to reach target areas in countryside; Japan renews its claim in Myanmar; Japanese company to form Myanmar investment fund; US trade delegation visits; Government pushing for capital market by 2015: Daiwa officials; Disaster risk highest in Asia: study; Oz recalls Chinese cars following asbestos find; Myanmar reps to attend ASEAN hydro program; Floods devastate Ayeyarwady, Bago paddy, says hluttaw rep; Higher pond banks can beat floods, says MFF; Industry casts doubt on latest tax change; Urban disasters spotlight strain on Asian cities; Rooftop farms flourish in Hong Kong; India property giant DLF sells land for nearly $500m...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: MMPO seeks to defer role in organising film awards; Former prisoner publishes novel; Textbooks for state schools translated into Kayin language; Established actors guide new faces in drama series; Diramore songs influenced by marriage, kids; MMPO drops old acting class rules; Modest swimwear makes comeback on beaches in US; Serbia throws up obstacles to US art show; Elvis fans gather at Graceland; A guy’s guide to drinking ample fruits and vegetables; French wine harvest off to flying start...TRAVEL
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 20 August 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 13-19 Volume 32, No. 639
Date of publication: 19 August 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Real estate market to slow after govt ends tax break; Two new airlines tipped to launch in 2013; Managing Myanmar’s resource wealth; Govt invites OIC to probe violence in Rakhine; 88 Gen marks anniversary in MDY; Hajj committee finalised; Former mayor removed from USDP post; Not the right time to repatriate King Thibaw, says descendant; CB Bank outlines $2b Mandalay ‘new city’; Seven killed in Fresh unrest in Rakhine; Don’t only consider HR in Rakhine: 88 Gen; Human rights body cool on truth commission proposal; Hluttaw committee defends role in Myanmar Music Association dispute; MAI to launch two Mandalay routes; 88 Generation leadership urges official recognition of August 8; Parties call for Quintana removal; Positive signs for NLD in hluttaw; Amended FDI bill to be approved this month; AirAsia to launch Mandalay-Bangkok flights in October; Questions over Press Council formation; DISQUIET is already emerging over the formation last week Hluttaw committee promises freedom of press; NLD leader pledges to ‘safeguard rights of society’ in committee role; New journalism association formed; Chery QQ3 taxi ban rumour not true, says govt official; Strong monsoon to continue: DMH; Lack of storms leaves central dry zone parched; Investigate Katha land concession, party urges president; Committee to review Myanmar-Thai labour MoU; New pentavalent vaccination program to target 1.4 million children: official; Rep tells of land grabs in Nay Pyi Taw; Govt urged to do more on language; First digital meters installed in NPT, with other cities to follow; Companies sign on to support national HIV plan; Myanmar should be prioritised in anti-malaria campaign, says report; MCDC orders stone carving workshops to leave Kyauksittan; ABSDF visit gets approval; Car insurance being misused, says state firm; ASEAN mulls aid for Rohingya; Myanmar to extradite trafficker to Thailand: official; Students to take part in Asia Science Camp 2012; Kachin conflict grinds on for 50,000 displaced...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Visa, Mastercard on the way, says banker; Pepsi to make Myanmar splash; Five private banks to offer point of sale cards: official; Deal signed for 50MW Myeik power plant; Ministry to back SMEs; Battle erupts over Singapore brewer; Myanmar seeks to recapture long lost leading rice exporter crown; Company plans ‘biggest’ sugar factory; Lawmakers push for investment law; Kyat in three-month-long decline; Fights over change in coin-starved Zimbabwe; MPA invites foreshore tender plans; Home prices increase in majority of US cities; Ahlone shipyard to move; Filipino mall mogul plans Asian expansion; Berkshire benefits as Buffett wagers on US housing over Europe...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Elephant film seeks local screen; Festival to showcase new songs about Aung San; DreamWorks plans China tourist site; Association still saviour for orphaned girls, 65 years on; Naked Cowboy and Indian duel for Times Square; Lone woman on greatest films list; Publisher marks anniversary with Yangon book fair; Fundraising film, class at MMPO; Mexican craft beers go up against big brands; Historic drinks back from the brink...TRAVEL...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" August 5-12, Volume 32, No. 638
Date of publication: 12 August 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Moustache Brothers fear end of the comedy line; Reps reject bill, call for independent universities; After upset, Jokowi on track for the top job; Education and our development needs; President discusses plans for peace conference; Govt open to KIO political dialogue, says U Aung Min; Two journals suspended indefinitely; ‘First Weekly’ faces lawsuit; Govt adds one year to degrees; Govt slams abuse claims; 88 Gen leaders raise Rakhine security in Quintana meeting; DVB meets journalists; Agents angry over Hajj committee formation; Activists to form Consumer Protection Association; Chinese medicine fails IDPs: hospital official; World Bank outlines path to new lending; Protest at UNHCR office over Rohingya; President pardons man convicted of Thingyan bombing; Fisheries stakeholders consider closing grounds to protect stocks; Nippon Foundation to expand projects, says official; Battery fishing rise threatens unique dolphin cooperation; Thanlwin flooding displaces thousands; Two injured in truck accident; New foundation aims to improve access to special needs training; ILO meets factory owner over firings; Funeral society donates to Kachin displaced; Two students receive Singapore scholarships; MRESA tries to sign up property brokers; Microfinance offers lifeline to rural poor; Medical students help needy patients; No funds, experts for encephalitis vaccine; Optimistic, young people turn to business; ‘Now I can stand by myself’; Teachers to lead 2014 census: govt; Book sheds light on student army’s Union Day massacre; After 20 years, mother ends silence on ABSDF ordeal; Govt announces age reduction for motorcycle licences; Company agrees deals with farmers over IZ; Five injured, $2.5m damage in Magwe fire; Nutrition month launched on Aug 1...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: B&P prices jump on India demand; US Congress reimposes Myanmar import ban; Private banks offer Letters of Credit; Spain, Italy reject rescue, welcome ECB anouncement; ADB, World Bank open Myanmar office; Safeguard natural resources: NGOs; NGO encourages farmers to grow tea; Gold leaf makers anxiously watch prices; Indian factory growth slumps to 8-month low; British house prices in biggest drop for 3 years; New York apartment listed for $100 million; Diamond Plaza to open August 15; Night-time log trucks banned; Real estate body seeks member boost; Prop boom transforms Philippines; US regulator torpedoes Obama govt’s mortgage plan...TECHNOLOGY: Online world opens up options for users; China’s Huawei responds to US hackers...TIMEOUT: U Thant’s former home under renovation; Publishers cash in on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi mania; Print and digital media debated; Fashion design ‘all about money’: S’pore school rep; Artists paint U Kyaw Thu’s hair and beard; Singer holds Sweet 17 concert; U Maung Maung Thein exhibits paintings; Supporting actors play unsung role; French filmmaker Marker dies...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULE...TEABREAK: Yangon bartending champ heading for Kuala Lumpur
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Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 06 August 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 30-August 5, Volume 32, No. 637
Date of publication: 05 August 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Reps ignore ministry on land-grab committee; Quick boom turns to bust as prices dive in Mandalay outskirts; Jakarta voters are caught in a jam; Youth, and their votes, hold the key to nation’s future; Committee continues to vet the military’s VP nominee; Zaykabar files defamation charge against politician over land dispute; Govt looks to rebuild ‘rice bowl’; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi urges legislation for ethnic equality; Literature experts tasked with drafting Shan textbook; President to meet 14 more parties; Child Law amendments complete; Ratana Metta begins children’s legal aid program; Election commission flags voting system change; US to let import ban expire, at least temporarily; Farmers protest agri zone, call for return of farmland; Location survey for storm radars underway; Airlines plan large foreigner fare rise; Foreign hotels meet cap as local prices take off; UN agency to begin joint land program; Former mayor sparks outrage with interview; World Bank to open Yangon office; US ban on imports hurting people: ICG; Pakistani Taliban threaten Myanmar; Taiwan’s EVA Air to launch Yangon flights; Visa on arrival for Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw; Road deaths rise in Yangon; Community urged to join hepatitis fight; Participants declare debate a winner; Govt, ­Singapore Polytechnic sign agreement; UN rapporteur Quintana to visit this week; Vendors threaten Taungbyone boycott; Hluttaw to debate asset disclosure proposal; MP calls for census during debate on Rakhine State; Japan debt payment plan gets green light; Free bus rides to mark anniversary; Prison terms for 92 Thais...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Ministry targets ‘investor-friendly’ changes to law; Mineral prospecting, exploration and production: how the permit system works; Mining summit shows international interest, lack of local capacity; Who’s already in Myanmar? Employment, complaints flow from pipeline; By the numbers: Myanmar-China oil and gas pipelines; Governments back Dawei project; Traders sidestep restrictions to export rice to China; Policy change sees imports rise as exports plunge: official; MFF urges farmers to set fish limits; Industry welcomes proposed law amendment; Baghdad in need of 750,000 homes: govt; City council approves NYU expansion plans; Stadium nominated for architecture prize...TECHNOLOGY: Sun-powered plane returns home after historic flight; NATO confronts tech-savvy Taliban fighters; Virtual lips for long-distance lovers; China censors coverage of deadly Beijing flooding...TIEMOUT: Lead actors for Aung San f ilm announced; Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi starts Daw Suu Kyi documentary; In memory of Taw Paya Galay, a prince of a man; Singer Daw Mar Mar Aye releases memoir of divorce; Tale of young loafers gets OK; Transformed riverscapes inspire SE Asian artists; Springsteen fought depression: report; Guerilla playlists for Indonesian primates; Chardonnay shines bright as Stony Hill marks 60 years; How much gold can you safely eat?...TRAVEL...SPORT: 100 gold medals our target, says minister; Korean flag blunder mars Olympics start; Bardoe steps into limelight on Yangon’s big stage; Yangon to host international marathon; London opens Games with style...
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Date of entry/update: 06 August 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 23-29, 2012, Volume 32, No. 636
Date of publication: 29 July 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Our heroes honoured at Yangon ceremony; Giants pull Myanmar in different directions; Make a plan, stick to it; Govt gives positive signals on EITI; US firm GE to open office in Yangon; Yangon farmers get approval to protest; Army to pay compensation for confiscated land in Shan State; Woman arrested for posing as speaker’s daughter; Pyithu Hluttaw pushes NLD leader on sanctions; Singapore Red Cross provides S$2.5m to Myanmar; US donates $3m for Kachin IDPs; Yangon Hluttaw to convene at end of July; US will look at import ban waiver, says ambassador; Workers fired for labour roles, says ILO; ‘We need to reach a political solution’; NGOs continue programs in Kachin, despite fighting; U Thein Sein meets minority party leaders; Government announces record drug bust; NDF denies rumour of resignations in Bago; Significant ‘gaps’ in family planning: govt; Tharapa establishes mobile library; Former free funeral society members found new group; Experts question 2015 stock exchange target; Firms eye insurance expansion; Association warns brokers over sales; First Miss Farmer competition held; Rice industry official touts agriculture FDI in Malaysia; Reps to discuss changes to two controversial laws; Hyundai buses replace WWII-era Chevrolets; Developing Myanmar faces humanitarian challenges; Hotels ignoring room rate order: agents...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: As taxi numbers and traffic increase, drivers suffer; Commerce Ministry to keep car prices falling, say officials; CBM prepares for joint ventures; Japan’s Sumitomo Corp to open Nay Pyi Taw office; Gold on the rise as kyat weakens; US in human rights call on biz trip; Conflict and rain starve Mandalay’s gem market; Cheap imports imperil upper Myanmar’s egg farmers; ‘Staggering fortunes’ possible in Myanmar: Rogers; PTT to invest up to $3b in Myanmar; Zegyo Market’s billboards to be cleared: MCDC; Huang’s Iceland plan revised; Japanese town sells land for $1.50; Fed sees modest US growth, better housing; Road upgrades to boost NW prices: agents...TECHNOLOGY: Google chief declares war on ‘illicit networks’; Govt cautious in telecoms opening; Indonesia’s whale sharks tagged...TIMEOUT: U Thant sculpture bound for Pantanaw; BloodSugar Politik release debut CD; Doherty booted from Thailand rehab clinic; Painting honours life of Thakin Kodaw Hmaing; Something for everyone at Taw Win Fashion Day; New book explores feng shui; Philippine musicians sing their way out of poverty; K-pop invades Latin America; A casual crawl through a few of Yangon’s new bars...TRAVEL...SPORT: "MOC secure SEA Games advertising deal Share" By Aung Si Hein...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co.Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 24 July 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 16-22, 2012, Volume 32, No. 635
Date of publication: 22 July 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Clinton ‘excited’ about progress in Myanmar; Reporting rules for US firms revealed; An opportunity missed; Devillers par for the course in Cambodge; Reps to vote on U Myint Swe nod; UNHCR seeks ‘true’ community reconciliation in Rakhine State; Senators upset US firms can invest with state oil, gas firm; IMF to open Myanmar office in Thailand; Ministry enacts protest by-laws; March planned for Martyrs’ Day; Depts in capital upgraded; Small grants program to start in 2013 Traffickers of children should get ‘heavy’ sentences, says Jackie Chan; Yangon, MDY tech schools to get boost; ‘Pyithu Khit’ marks an unlikely two years; Donors launch new $300m health fund; Ayeyarwady River approaches danger level near Mandalay; Free Bagan tourist maps available; Era of reform neglects decentralisation; GE signs $2m deals for health equipment; Kachin farmers struggle with instability; Draft law publication wins praise; Lt Gen Wai Lwin in line for top job in Yangon; NLD issues MOGE transparency call; Daw Suu’s fame risks eclipsing new stars...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: UK trade delegation visits; Govt tender winner details released; ADB country director heads to Myanmar; Bad weather cuts mango exports; KBZ Bank starts Thai remittance service; Marubeni to repair Ywama thermo plant; Peanut oil market nearly ‘dead’: producers; Owners take a gamble on dangerous strategy; Shard adds vacant offices to London stung by slowdown; Trump tees off on new golf course in Scotland; NY City mayor Bloomberg promotes ‘micro’ apartments; Watergate apartment finds buyer for record $3.1 million...TECHNOLOGY: Ministry seeks consultant to oversee telecoms tendering; Intel spends $4b on chip tool maker ASML; Spending on IT to hit $3.6t this year; Apple to enter Myanmar...TIMEOUT: Straight Outta Kandawgyi; Me N Ma Girls on their way to LA; Daw Suu Kyi to help choose Aung San actors this week; Afghans sing again of love and war; Exhibitions highlight Ayeyarwady River, contemporary art; Festival seeks young directors; Asian reality stars travel overseas in search of fame; Roger Moore croons 007 birthday song; Rocker Tyler departs ailing ‘American Idol’; Wine sleuth stems tide of counterfeit bottles...TRAVEL: Nearly killed by Lonely Planet...SPORT: Rivals to show Olympics live; Does hiring foreign coaches work? ACE FC overcome Yangon City FC to retain futsal crown; Kick-boxer drawn into fighting for a living...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 9-15, 2012, Volume 32, No. 634
Date of publication: 15 July 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Soldier tipped for VP post; Private banks get green light for dollar, euro accounts; Conflict endangers tigers; UN agency urges caution on tourism; Talks help to build mutual trust; Land rights groups to resume lobbying on two new laws; Industry welcomes airport plan; NLD, 88 students call for further amnesties; US to give $5m for displaced in Rakhine and Kachin states; Head of NLD-LA Malaysia office returns; Red Cross launches program to improve child, maternal health; Death for 13 over murder in Thanlyin; Passport issuing office opens in Mandalay; Wine vows to film on after police run-in; Opium fight fuels food insecurity; New govt advisory body takes shape; UN, govt to begin family planning push; Film star brings anti-trafficking message; President submits state of emergency order to hluttaw; Government has made 255 pledges, says hluttaw vetting committee; Myanmar after military rule; Zaykabar land fight heats up; President to make Thai visit; More arrests made over Rakhine State communal violence...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Biz community lobbies for FDI protection; New foreign investment hits $133 million: MIC; Myanmar Brewery tops tax payer list; Small cars fetching big auction prices; So, how much does a 1350cc car cost? Myanmar mining summit set for July 23; ECB drops rates to record low; Max Myanmar bids for Aussino; IMF chief warns over growth; Max says to withdraw from Dawei project; Public gold firm formed; Permit delays hurt industry: developers; Great Father Land waits on building permits...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Musicians continue fight for youth representation; Humperdinck concert postponed indefinitely; Four galleries host peace art festival; James Bond exhibition marks 50 years; Regional art gets boost in Bangkok; Art sales support NLD education network; Exhibition benefits charity organisation in south Chin State; West’s woes boost Asia’s concert scene; Uzbek artist seeks to stun Europe with giant painting; Pufferfish still a big hit in Japan, despite the risks...TRAVEL...SPORT: Myanmar U-22 qualify; US basketball team gives Myanmar tough lesson
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" July 2-8, 2012, Volume 32, No. 633
Date of publication: 08 July 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Wait for free press set to continue; Parties call for fairer electoral system; Is Myanmar using the best voting system? Pro-poor land program unveiled; Reforming land laws will take time, says official; Airlines to expand connections; Child soldiers plan ‘historic’: UN; UNICEF expects to visit all military sites; Loan network to get boost; Kachin State floods affects thousands; US Senate confirms Mitchell appointment; Ministry warns hotels to follow room rate cap; Hlaing Tharyar squatters plead guilty; ‘Snap Shot’ editor bailed over Rakhine coverage; MPs prepare questions, proposals on Rakhine State; Photo caused ‘tension, fear’, says Yangon govt; Waste dump extension leaves 70 homeless; NGOs asked to help govt draft by-laws; France will help reform effort, says Hollande; Feted Daw Suu ends Euro tour in Paris; Activists defend role in strikes; U Aung San Oo gets share of family home; Unusual find during cemetery excavation; US senators press for oil investment; Pharmacists prepare for association launch; Refugees in Yunnan are ‘desperate’, says HRW; With little outside assistance, refugees from Kachin State struggle in China; BRIEFS:UEC calls on NLD leader to stop using 'Burma'; - Daw Aung San Suu Kyi returns from European tour; - Sky Net to carry NHK...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Forex rates up, and tipped to keep rising; Central Bank tipped to gain independence; Tax cuts fail to aid overage car owners; Falling farm yields a concern for other industries: MFF; Govt seeks help for Bago airport; Laos ‘halts new investment, land concessions’; Apple launches iTunes across Asia; CNOOC offshore auction illegal: VN; DICA opens a branch office in Yangon; ADB official visits; VN’s first half growth slows; Land prices deter investors; As tax deadline looms, agents worry about falling sales...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Yangon ferrymen suffer monsoon blues; Thai artist shows wire sculptures in Yangon; Photo sales help Kachin refugees; Filmfest extends entry deadline; Hump day tickets; Remote Indian state becomes rock hub; Napa wineries tap into Chinese market...TRAVEL...SPORT: Vocal fans lift U-22 team; Water polo floats again...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 03 July 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" June 25-July 1, 2012, Volume 32, No. 632
Date of publication: 01 July 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Farmland laws should be amended: committee; Help us ‘as a friend and equal’, says Daw Suu; Inviting trouble in Thailand; GDP growth goals spark debate; US praises govt steps to fight trafficking; Archaeological sites to be upgraded; MIC invites hotel tenders; Govt steps up dialogue with KIO; Rahkine refugee camps short on supplies, security; Sittwe calm but fear remains for residents; We need help to rebuild, say residents of Sittwe; Musicians perform to support Rakhine; Relief agencies scale up response; Famoso workers wait on arbitration panel decision; Govt restarts NRC project; Court rules against ‘Voice’ on constitution; In Myanmar, moving beyond the miracle; NGOs ramp up lobbying for changes to organisation law; Cries of laughter as clown doctors arrive in Yangon; Satellite usage surveys planned; Reforms open the tourist floodgates; Activists call for adherence to land policy; Middles school curriculum gets disaster, environment subjects; Court accepts UEC filing against NLD spokesman...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Govt adjusts vehicle import process, again; Investment conference draws mixed reaction from crowd; Amended foreign investment law set for July 4 parliament session; CAEXPO focuses on science, tech; Farmed fish production falls; PTTEP heads investment drive; Australian businesses set to boost Myanmar stake; Rental market strong before start of Lent; Oracle chief buys Hawaiian island; Italian Roma face slum or chemical plant; Manhattan best deal for buyers since 2006; Indian ‘sadhus’ protest dams on Ganges...TCHNOLOGY...TIEMOUT: Book uncovers foundations of colonial architecture; Legendary journalist Ludu Sein Win passes away, aged 72; Writers group forms executive committee; Chinese author wins German literature prize; Celebrating the hero of retreat; China’s new music scene takes off Japan tattooist draws line between art and underworld; The art behind naming the world’s best beer...TRAVEL...SPORT: Sports Feds to move to NPT...EVENTS FLASH: Rare book exhibition...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 27 June 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" June 18-24 2012, Volume 32, No. 631
Date of publication: 24 June 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: ‘Nobody won, nobody benefited’; Religious leaders urge calm after Rakhine violence; Only local solution can end ethnic unrest: DFID boss; United response needed: parties; US embassy meets Islamic, Rakhine leaders; State of emergency declared; Bangladesh stands by refusal; Web users vent rage over Rakhine unrest; US, EU urge peaceful resolution; Struggle continues for Kachin IDPs, one year on; Groups unite for Kachin ceremony; Business owners march in Myitkyina; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi vows reconciliation in Nobel speech; Daw Suu calls for investment; Total a ‘responsible investor’: NLD leader; ‘The Lady’ needs to tread more carefully; Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session to convene July 4; Press councils: the Indonesian experience; How are press complaints resolved in Indonesia?; Rio conference must create new model for global economy; Farmers complain over gas pipeline; Ministry of Information team visits Europe; Govt should take lead on aid; Japan to give $20m aid for fuel, generators; Myanma Insurance to pay K75m after cargo ship sinking; MAI to add Seoul, Hong Kong and Laos routes; New Yangon hotel opens June 16; Police investigate Hi-Mo assault allegations; Thais hope to boost anti-trafficking ties...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Foreign currencies continue rising: sources; Fisheries industry poised to introduce CMP production; ING to pay $619 million to settle US sanctions charges; Coca-Cola makes official return to Myanmar; Bond market enters new territory; Govt eases seasonal fishing ban; Lawyers warn about unfair competition; Investment summit to kick off June 20; Spain warned of further 25pc home price fall; Bamboo heads green construction in Bali; Costly Tokyo regains ranking as world’s most expensive city...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Humperdinck coming to town; Invisible art humours cynics in London show of nothing; Myanmar translation of ‘The River of Lost Footsteps’ released... French ‘Artist’ actor in talks for Scorsese film; Refugee exhibition continues in Mandalay; Nick Drake, lost son of Rangoon; Ai Weiwei: fragments of a cultural past; If you have a taste for rum, we have a party for you...TRAVEL...SPORT: Under-22 AFC Cup spur for Myanmar football, says coach...EVENTS FLASH: Art, environment exhibition; Nature Beloved Network (Mandalay) will celebrate World Envir World Environment Day celebration; Rock-On concert...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 19 June 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" June 11-17, 2012, Volume 32, No. 630
Date of publication: 17 June 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Australia to lift more sanctions; The Myanmar Times shines at Asian media awards; Lift them completely: presidential adviser; The importance of media ethics; Team appointed to probe killings; Curfews declared in Rakhine State; Children with HIV need more help, says UNICEF official; Information for public; Sight to remember for astronomy enthusiasts; Farmers seek right to use land; Renovations planned at three Yangon hotels; Can’t stand corruption? We want to hear about it, says BSI; Shadows of the past haunt USDPL; Strikes end at five factories in Yangon; Chaungtha Beach hotels to offer rainy season discounts; Govt encourages upgrade of hotels and guesthouses; Daw Suu Kyi says Thailand trip “productive”...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Government introduces K10,000 note; Investing in the ‘New’ Myanmar; K46 billion needed for private insurance company; Debit cards set to arrive; South Korean consortium to build power plant in Yangon; Asia struggles to ward off EU crisis impact; Spanish town’s building plan sparks protest; Pending sales of US homes decrease by most in a year; Car imports hit property sector; Bayintnaung to get flyover...TIMEOUT: Using music for emotional development; Photos reveal plight of Kachin refugees; Work starts on Myanmar’s first 3D movie production; Tributes to Ray Bradbury, dead at 91; Painter Teraoka sees Asia at forefront of global art; India’s unlikely romance with ‘derided’ literary figure Ayn Rand; Plug pulled on Pakistani ‘Sesame Street’; Shiraz with Peking duck? Sacre bleu!...TRAVEL...EVENTS FLASH...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 12 June 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" June 4-10, 2012, Volume 32, No. 629
Date of publication: 10 June 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Films to probe media law, land grabs; Legal reform ‘urgent’, says Daw Suu; ‘Right time’ to end censorship: PSRD; A rock and a hard place; Yangon conference stresses importance of conservation; Minister urges Kayin farmers to secure land from agribusinesses; Indian PM outlines cooperation vision; Daw Suu invited to give Nehru lecture; More strikes begin at industrial zones; NGOs lobby reps on HIV issues; Norway looks to cement budding peace; Youth groups establish a ‘peace network’; KNU pledges to overcome barriers to IDP return; IDPs in Bago receive first identify cards; Child recruitment remains a ‘challenge’, says UNICEF; Improve education networks, experts urge government; Farmland confiscated for Kyaukpyu Airport project; Fourth protest held over land dispute; Road brings hope to neglected community; No date yet for World Bank office opening; Visa on arrival reintroduced from June 1; Generation Wave launches peace petition; Responsible tourism policy draft to be released; UEC meets with parties over strikes, protests; Hunger strike ends at Hmawbi steel factory; Hlaing River collapse raises safety concerns; Body of teenager found after fire; US open to defence ties with Myanmar, says Panetta; Delayed monsoon finally arrives in delta, Yangon...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: India, Myanmar ink deals to strengthen ties; CNPC starts training program for local staff; Peanut exports to China hurting local oil industry, say traders; Govt signs PSC agreement with Jubilant and Parami; India repeats warning on illegal fishing; India jolted by weak growth data; Gas ‘golden age’ possible: IEA; WTO warns of protectionism; Investors flee Spain as financial crisis spirals; Star Wars maker in row with neighbours; Greek ex-minister’s home a monument to corruption; Rising costs drive up brick prices: traders...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Ambitious media centre opens in Yangon; Artist merges fascination with maps and trishaws in paintings; Shining light on censored fiction; Singers start two-week tour of Kachin State; Musician group to hold election; Lone wolf Myanmar director has story to tell at Cannes; China banks on monkey power in new movies...TRAVEL...SPORT: Olympics, more practice than medal hope...EVENTS FLASH: Art, environment exhibition; World Environment Day celebration; Rock-On concert...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 06 June 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 28-June 3, 2012, Volume 32, No. 628
Date of publication: 03 June 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Electricity shortages spark wave of protests; Experts to discuss future of Yangon cityscape; Govt outlines power plans; Transmission line repairs underway: govt: Facebook brings power to people in Mandalay; Govt peace team, SSA-South reach new 12-point agreement; ‘The Voice’ wins the first round in ministry suit; Myanmar to adopt pesticide residue standard in drinking water; ‘Shwe Amyutay’ mag owner preparing political journal; MPs get advice on budgeting issues; m-zine+ hits the streets; UEC boss concedes by-election ‘shortcomings’; Peace process needs women: activists; Sanctions are ‘insurance policy’ for US: Clinton; ‘Overage’ car substitution program set for expansion; KNU holds public talk on peace plans; Budgeting for the nation’s future; Lady Gaga gets pulses racing in Indonesia, the Philippines; Farmers apply to establish company to challenge Zaykabar; One-third of malaria drugs in SE Asia are fake; Government to reopen ‘Death Railway’: minister; Indian PM to visit this week; Small business can make big impact; Eighteen strikes Yangon in May: activist; Workers embrace power to strike...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Japan, Myanmar start investment talks; Amended domestic investment law aims for level playing field; Central Bank aims for weak kyat; Govt calls for offshore block investment; Export credits losing value: traders; Car service firms call for help; Japan eyes car market: sources; More taxis, buses on the way; Ad firm WPP enters Myanmar; Three industrial zones set for Ayeyarwady Region: chief minister; CAEXPO focuses on science and tech; Structural flaw blamed for building collapse...TECHNOLOGY...TIMEOUT: Prisoner used collage art as a means of survival; Wathann Film Festival invites entries; Resurrected Stone Roses play first show in 16 years; At long last, Side Effect release their debut album; Pentagon invites kids to share peace game; Whaam! Lichtenstein retrospective opens in Chicago...TRAVEL...SPORT...EVENTS FLASH: Art, environment exhibition; World Environment Day celebration; Rock-On concert...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 06 June 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 21-27, 2012, Volume 32, No. 627
Date of publication: 27 May 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Obama nominates ambassador; Car import rule changes spark rush at state-run banks; It’s time to show some respect for each other; Vietnam dodges responsibilities on rare wildlife; Concerns over national press council role ahead of June 30; Free remaining political prisoners, urges Clinton; U Thein Sein makes pledge on North Korea military ties; Sampan ban leaves villagers jobless; ‘The government must change its attitude towards media’; VP has ‘become a monk’: govt official; MRCS launches family link-up service; Qatar to resume flights on October 3; The hluttaw flexes its muscles; Factories set deadline for workers; Three parties prepare for national conferences; By-elections show desire for change, president tells cabinet; Delayed FDI law set for July debut; DKBA waiting for national peace conference; Hotel zone approved at Inle Lake...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Central Bank adds further effort to securities exchange formation; Africa shakes up B&P market; Buyers warned on odometer fraud; Fish farmer ruined after tender bungle; Agents hit out over misuse of company names; Showroom demand drives rentals; YCDC ups contractor deposit fee; Mogadishu enjoys building boom after decades of war; After six-year decline, US housing prices a cause for optimism...TECHNOLOGY: Facebook share fall flat in market debut; President U Thein Sein set to operate a personal website? Yahoo chief executive resigns...TIMEOUT: Making it big in Yangon; ‘Dictator’ invades Cannes Filmfest; Sculptors afraid of losing their wood; MMPO presents list of grievances; Pakokku Literary winners named; Lady Gaga too sexy for Indonesia: police; New Delhi jailhouse inmates rock to live music therapy...TRAVEL...EVENTS FLASH: Car expo; Photo contest; Male models; Free art classes; Song contest...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES...TEA BREAK
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 25 May 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 14 - 20, 2012, Volume 32, No. 626
Date of publication: 20 May 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Car prices dive after rule change; Zaykabar defies order on farmland; Sad memories of conflict linger on; Positive steps for peace in Kachin but IDPs need more; DKBA defiant over drug claims; U Thein Sein: Myanmar’s next Nobel Peace Prize winner? President reshuffles peace team; Wig factory workers win big wage rise; Speaker, hluttaw representatives visit foreign parliaments over recess; Room rate dispute harming industry; World tourism body, govt set to restart cooperation; IWT raises fares for foreigners; UNICEF regional head to visit this week; A clarion call to prospective donors; Daw Suu gets passport; Words alone will not bring peace: Saboi Jum; INGOs survey needs in Kachin camps; NLD backs away from ‘waxed’ ballot claim; Polish FM urges journalists to tackle corruption; Business travellers to get VOA from June...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: FEC rises after car import notice; Shrimp prices double; PTTEPI signs Zawtika construction work contracts; FDI report outlines opportunities, risks; CNG pipeline near Htantabin fixed after 20 hours; Myanmar needs policy reform for growth: IMF; Insurance industry set for privatisation; Casablanca’s old core crumbles; Indian architect warns of urban breakdown; Lima’s sacred, pre-Inca ruins fall prey to growth...TECHNOLOGY: Slow internet upsets users; Japanese firm Sharp to sell talking robot vacuum cleaner; Yahoo launches probe in CEO credentials flap...TIMEOUT: Photos of Daw Suu Kyi to go on display; Indonesian Islamists threaten to prevent Lady Gaga concert; Dancers gather to mark U Po Sein anniversary; New Iggy Pop album shuns ‘humiliating’ record labels; Hollywood gives up the explosion, embraces the implosion; Monroe beckons film world to Cannes...TRAVEL...SPORT: AFC run ends for Myanmar clubs...EVENTS FLASH: Trade and car expo; Solo art show; Group art show; Photo contest; Male model contest; Free art classes; Song contest...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES: ["Subject to change without notice"]...TEA BREAK
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 17 May 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" May 7 - 13, 2012, Volume 32, No. 625
Date of publication: 13 May 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: A new era for NLD after reps take oath; Monopoly mars sales of ‘cheap’ SIM cards; Water shortages hit Thongwa tsp; Backdown hints at greater pragmatism; UN Sec-Gen leaves with ‘profound hope and expectation’; UN ready assist peace effort in Kachin: Ban; Ban Ki-moon praises NLD decision on oath; Hillary Clinton welcomes NLD entry to parliament; UN to assist with 2014 census; Workers, activists highlight labour law issues on May Day; Hotel room rate crisis rolls on; ‘Freedom, democracy depend on each other’; Training, new laws focus at ceremony; Govt pledges more press freedom; Unrestricted press a fundamental foundation of democracy; Experts urge focus on tobacco education, law enforcement; MMA to establish ambulance group, says services are inadequate; Dala could run out of water this week: official; Makeover for govt negotiating team; Germany to focus on ‘sustainable’ support; Japans funds mangroves, scholarships; After the ‘demographic dividend’...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Car owners struggle for service; Car import scheme almost finished: govt; Govt seeks answers to power shortages as industry sweats; Fisheries factories battle electricity cuts; Fisheries industry unveils CMP plan; ADB expects to return to Myanmar soon; China’s heritage plan hits strong resistance; Hamptons home prices rising as luxury beach houses lure buyers; Squatter squabble in Mayangone tsp...TECHNOLOGY: Microsoft readies shot into tablet market; iPads for infants stir fierce debate...TIMEOUT: Movie traces founding of army by Aung San; Fashion show to benefit Children’s Hospital; Exhibit showcases paintings by kids; Chinese acrobats raise funds for Myanmar libraries; On Bond film set, everything is top secret; Afghan museum highlights Buddhism; Six Asian restaurants on world’s top list; Munch’s ‘Scream’ sets new auction record at US$120m...TRAVEL: Jeju merges nature, dark history...SPORT: Myanmar traditional chess set to break international stage...EVENTS FLASH: Free art classes; Art exhibition; Mother’s Day fair; Free show...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES...TEA BREAK: Six Asian restaurants on world’s top list
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 09 May 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" April 30-May 6 2012, Volume 31, No. 624
Date of publication: 06 May 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Hluttaw oath standoff continues; Dispute not a 'political issue': NLD leader; Pyu cities in line for heritage list; Canada lifts most of its sanctions, applauds reformers; Despite concerns, NLD stands by oath refusal; Entering parliament up to NLD: U Thein Sein; UN leader to meet the president, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Fire-hit market to be rebuilt within two months; EU halts sanctions but little relief for exporters; US reiterates concerns over ethnic violence; Environment law deterrents not strong enough: activists; WHO hopeful drug-resistant malaria can be contained; Depression expected to bring cooler weather; A time for informed decision making; Reps slam ruling on status of committees; EU’s Ashton urges ‘irreversible’ reforms; Parties criticise NLD over by-elections; World Bank to return, enter talks on debt; Volunteer novice health program gains support; Farmers take land fight to DHSHD; UN calls for $12 million to fund Kachin IDP program; Britain relaxes trade policy, to open NPT office...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Japan to waive $3.7b in debts; IMF chief lauds Myanmar currency reform; Forex troubles for users continue; Kyat float to hit public sector hard: sources; Rice exporters target 1m tonnes in 2012-13; Iraq aims to revive famous gym; Philippines sells off Marcos property; Singapore tries to repair bad energy image...TECHNOLOGY: SUV makers flock to China as sales boom; Google joins ‘cloud’ battle against Microsoft, Apple; Apple profit soars on iPhone-iPad sales; Post-paid GSM system to start May 1: MPT...TIMEOUT: Myanmar gets its own drama series; Artists call for new organisational meeting; US exhibition opens for Chinese artist Wu; Land allotted for film studio in Yangon; Vogue article on Syrian first lady backfires; Not all in Asia are gaga over Lady Gaga; Filmmakers blame losses on YouTube; Russia bans rocker’s concerts...TRAVEL...SPORT
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 01 May 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" April 16-22, 2012, Volume 31, No. 623
Date of publication: 22 April 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: President, Daw Suu meet KNU leaders; With museum reopening, a chance to see another side of national hero; ‘I was amazed by the election result’ Ministry bans mining on four major rivers; Govt relaxes NGO registration process; Social Security Board plans revamp of health services; NLD to hold training for MPs before April 23 sitting; 24/7 electricity returns to Yangon, says YESB; Time to back East Timor ASEAN bid; In Myanmar, a tale of two Germanies...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: CBM floats kyat as US says to ease some sanctions; Goldfish, toad and robot battle for control of Yangon’s car market; Companies lining up to invest in Myanmar, says advisory firm; Europe may be heading back into debt storm; China’s rare earth body to boost exports; YCDC to auction three land plots; Quake-hit Italian town struggles to rebuild; Smallest town in the US fetches $900,000 at auction ...TECHNOLOGY: Airborne prayers problem solved; Eyeballs, satellites try to save ships from Titanic fate; Hand-held ‘flashlight’ zaps deadly bacteria...TIMEOUT: Aung San role list cut to 14 as auditions begin; Sets to be built for Bogyoke film; Charity group prohibited from holding satire show; Actress fined K1000 in slapping case; Cannes judge open to more Asian films; A fashion history of camouflage; Penang’s food hawkers see tradition lose steam; US seeks return of statue to Cambodia...TRAVEL: Tel Aviv, a city built on Bauhaus...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co.Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 28 April 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" April 9-15, 2012, Volume 31, No. 622
Date of publication: 15 April 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Analysts sound warning on post-vote political tension; US to ease sanctions, upgrade relations; UN leader applauds ‘courage’ of president; ‘Painful’ changes coming for the media industry; International community welcomes ‘historic’ poll; EU expected to lift sanctions; Back in black: electricity rotation system returns; First round of Buddhist literature competition this week; Delta DRR training underway; Slow start for waste disposal plan; Women and children to get legal aid; Religion TV channel push; Foreigners can lead labour unions under new law; Agents, hotels must look at the long-term picture; Union-level negotiations begin with KNU; Happy days: Kawmhu and Daw Suu; Myanmar on cusp of new era, says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; NLD can spur judicial reform: hluttaw reps; NLD sweeps Nay Pyi Taw in surprise win; White tiger wins fierce Shan State fight; Parties struggle for Dagon Seikkan win; Mingalar Taung Nyunt comes alive for vote; Second coming for MDY winner; EC policy change leads to problems for voters; 88 Generation activist snares Pyithu Hluttaw seat in Hlegu; Mayangone sees 60pc turnout...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Biz community shrugs at kyat float; Trade expo nets $310m in deals; South Korea aids food production with training; Thailand to hold trade exhibition in Yangon; India tax plan may hurt investment: Britain; Industry backs 30-year Yangon master plan; HK property giant’s shares dive after arrests ...TECHNOLOGY: Terrafugia’s ‘Transition’ flying car cleared for takeoff; Rights groups attack Britain’s snooping plans; Slow internet speed frustrates users...TIMEOUT: Political books will ‘open people’s eyes’: publishers; Art association to encourage free expression; France rejects plans for sunken Sponge Bob statue; Malaysia axes Singapore ballet show over tights; Communist monuments put Bulgaria in quandary; Cardin showcases project in China...TRAVEL: ‘Pleasant days’ for visitors to N Korea; Titanic attraction opens in Belfast
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 09 April 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 30-April 8,, 2012, Volume 31, No. 621
Date of publication: 08 April 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Govt to float currency April 1; Free, fair elections can heal the wounds of the past; No media allowed near poll stations: EC; Commission turns down applications to cast advance votes in Nay Pyi Taw; Electoral roll grows in Mingalar Taung Nyunt; UN aid convoy reaches Kachin State displaced; Port fire causes $5m damage; Scandals take gloss off the myth that is Singapore; Prayer ceremony highlights plight of Kachin refugees; New building to open this week at Yangon’s Jivitadana Sangha Hospital; Armed Forces Day parade held; Compensation paid to families of boat accident victims; Myanmar’s economic future: SKorea or Nigeria?; Hluttaw urged to investigate legality of govt decisions...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: MOGP Summit attracts strong interest; Central Bank to sign capital market MOU; Reforms seeds hope for farmers; Myanmar poised to let in foreign banks; Taxation overhaul set for April 1: officials; MFF to boost shrimp production; Myanmar lures hoteliers; Pathein-Ngapudaw road opened; Thailand plans US$70 billion infrastructure investment: PM; Boomers lift Japanese property market...TECHNOLOGY: China’s Huawei ‘banned’ from Oz broadband project; Patent requests in Europe reach record last year; US ups private sector’s role in spaceflight...TIMEOUT: Local pop stars brace for lyrical revolution; Five scriptwriters start work on Aung San biopic; Pakistan censors ban India’s James Bond; They call it sneery: mixed reaction for film on Myanmar; Fleeting northern lights frozen on film; Scans reveal rare documents inside 17th century statue...TRAVEL: Asia gets new budget airline...SPORT...BY-ELECTIONS SPECIAL: Hluttaw reps ready for arrival of NLD; Can peace trump political divisions? USDP actions speak louder than words: U Htay Oo; By-election raises high interest of locals in Mandalay; Shan State vote hints at ethnic divide; Nay Pyi Taw by-elections: too close to call; Will invalid votes be a factor in election results?; Election predictions; MPs will follow our lead: NLD; In inner Yangon, a humanitarian worker turns to politics; In Mandalay, voter knowledge remains an issue for parties; Independent candidate U Khin Hlaing, Mayangone; Independent for Meiktila, Daw Myint Myint Aye; Shan party confident of Lashio win; Voices from Maha Aung Myay tsp; 88 Generation forms ‘Election Watch Group’; Nay Pyi Taw residents, candidates predict fair poll
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 02 April 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 26-April 1, 2012, Volume 31, No. 620
Date of publication: 01 April 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Mandalay candidates complain over voter list errors; Election heralds new era for film sector; Time to overhaul English teaching; The economic cost of conflict; Govt invites poll observers; By-elections postponed in Kachin State because of security fears; Foreign arrivals rise in January, February; Tarmwe market move in doubt; Voters decrease in Nay Pyi Taw: EC; NLD suit against Meikhtila opponent rejected; Celebrities launch travelling campaign for NLD; Media law review to include private sector; Gem sale gives hotels short-term boost; Boat driver blamed after accident kills at least 25; Mizzima aiming for publication launch in May: spokesman; Hluttaw refuses human rights body budget; Federations to oversee labour strikes; President shores up support on three-nation regional tour; UN chief to visit ‘probably’ in April; Australia to send election observers; Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to join International Parliamentary Union; Independent associations to replace MWJA, says official; Physio training for blind launched...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Myanmar to set kyat at 820 a dollar, say sources; MPRL E&P announces gas find in A-6; Swift system to start late April: CB Bank; Dawei port faces growing public backlash; Economists debate return of IFIs; MOGP summit this week; Lead up to CAEXPO begins again; China’s manufacturing slows: HSBC; Irish Republic returns to recession in late 2011, says govt; VN inks 11 deals during March visit; India abandons rail price rises; India auditor rejects reported $210b coal loss; ‘Worst is over’ in eurozone debt crisis, says ECB chief Draghi; Foreign miners decry Indonesian law change; Condo market heats up: real estate agents; Work on Hledan flyover starts, says official; China’s home prices largely down in Feb; China’s trading hub of Guangzhou booming...TECHNOLOGY: Singapore gains toehold in world weapons industry; Pedal power brings cheap energy to Rwanda; Apple announces dividend as iPad sales rocket...TIMEOUT: MMPO uncovers hidden Aung San painting; Artists request restructure for arts and artisans org; Laurel Art Academy offer film scholarships; Deller exhibits Iraq bombed car, graffiti; Putin weeps, cuddles dog Connie in pop art portraits; Horror films help revive Malaysian movie industry; Video games enter realm of art in Smithsonian exhibition; Acacia Tea Salon: more than just tea...TRAVEL...SPORT...EVENTS FLASH...YOUR STARS; FLIGHT SCHEDULES...TEA BREAK: Acacia Tea Salon: more than just tea
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 27 March 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 19-25 2012, Volume 31, No. 619
Date of publication: 25 March 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Historic Yangon cityscape thrown a lifeline Ministry files case against ‘The Voice’; Outline of a four-step roadmap to equitable growth; In Hong Kong, scandals aplenty ahead of ‘election’; People will decide if vote is credible: US; Quintana calls for sanctions rethink; US voices concern over IDPs in Kachin; US envoy offers praise to hluttaws; United States considers Myanmar ‘a friend’, says government official; Water supply disrupted for three days; East Dagon residents left homeless by land ‘annulment’; Pedestrians nabbed in jaywalking blitz; Media development conference in Yangon; Tay Za’s son wins challenge on EU sanctions; Mandalay chief minister promises MCDC shakeup; UN court lays to rest Bangladesh-Myanmar sea row; Qatar Airways to relaunch Yangon flights; South Okkalapa fire leaves 75 homeless; Experts call for further health spending boost; Foundation to support prisoners formed; India govt donates agriculture equipment; Myanmar drafts new foreign investment rules; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s election rival fights on in Kawhmu; Philippine mining giant eyes Myanmar investments; Businessmen voice support for building preservation; Experts back introduction of downtown heritage zones; Tourism sector urges protection of colonial sites...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: SKorea to hold economic cooperation forum in NPT; Engineering society preparing code for gasifier standards; Eel association warns on overfishing risk; Company formation: not for the faint hearted; China trade expo to start March 30; Oil, gas and power summit approaches; Emerging economies slow, world economy shivers; Goldman banker quits, hits out at culture of ‘ripping off’ clients; Obama slams China in WTO over rare earths; Families face eviction for backing loans to strangers; Outer Dagon township prices fall back to earth; By-election, expected FDI boost property sales: agents; Philippines’ squatters wage daily battle against eviction, relocation; Britain launches scheme to boost flagging housing market...TECHNOLOGY: Climate change hits ‘SimCity’; DARPA chief leaving for Google job; Chinese propaganda hero struggles in internet age...TIMEOUT: First news award winners named; Ye’ Lay reveals fave foods in new book; Transsexual air hostesses: the real deal?; S Korea’s Shin wins top literary award; Dawn Art Festival raises funds for NLD; Art sleuths believe lost Da Vinci found in Italy; East German propaganda art gathering dust; No Rolling Stones tour for 50th anniversary; Myanmar chefs learn ingredients for success...TRAVEL...EVENTS FLASH...YOUR STARS...TEA BREAK
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 20 March 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 12-18 2012, Volume 31, No. 618
Date of publication: 18 March 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Smaller parties struggle amid NLD media storm; Ministry scraps jet fuel price rise plan: airlines; Largest crowds yet greet Daw Suu Kyi in MDY; NLD confident it can win in capital; Myanmar/Burma name game takes a new twist; 88 Generation leaders deny rumours of rift with NLD; La Niña to bring rain, cooler temperatures: DMH; Lawyer for Thai Yi workers applauds tribunal decision; NUP member appeals by-election rejection; The importance of consultation; Expat businessman restores remote pagoda in Cambodia; Rail ministry agrees to K5.5b budget cut; Canada FM commends govt, calls for free, fair by-elections; Govt agrees to Kaladan impact assessments; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets ethnic party representatives; UN to implement Inle project; Decision in maritime border dispute expected this week...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: GeoMyanmar spruiks Myanmar’s mineral riches; MIC chief invites wider foreign investment; MPRL begins drilling A-6 exploration well; Time to move Myanmar agenda forward: Stiglitz; MOGP Summit coming March 27-29; Auto World Journal to launch soon; Myanmar to float kyat, unify forex rates; Greece clinches landmark debt swap; China cuts growth forecast; Olympus, former officials charged in Japan; Li Ka-Shing is Asia’s richest person: Forbes; Construction material prices flat as rains approach; Updated Colliers report shows Yangon supply shortfall; London’s poorest area waits for games boost...TECHNOLOGY: MPT more than halves SIM purchase prices...Artist preserves buildings in impressionist paintings; MMPO gives members new voting power; Poet surprised by nomination for Freedom of Expression Award; Human trafficking film to air on MRTV; Urban Nepal shamans help Westerners find ‘lost souls’; Chinese designer finds home in Paris; Hungarian writer asks for asylum...TRAVEL: AirAsia seen riding out rare rough patch; Optimistic outlook for Egyptian tourism...YOUR STARS...FLIGHT SCHEDULES...SPORT...TEA BREAK: Uruguay town offers gastronomic charm
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 13 March 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" March 5-11 2012, Volume 31, No. 617
Date of publication: 11 March 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Wage debate continues after presidential address; U Thein Sein vows focus on reconciliation, equality; Myanmar’s economic promise faces pitfalls; Secret ballot retained in ward, village admin bill; Ayeyarwady campaign a ‘river of collaboration’, says Min Ko Naing; Commission confirms Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as candidate; Dept of Meteorology to mark 75th anniversary; Reps call on govt to uphold checks and balances; NLD to build trust between army and people; Vietnam: Two decades of development lessons; Domestic airfares to rise from March 8; NLD files legal suit against rival in Meiktila; New Yangon party opens headquarters; Govt readies for measles campaign; 88 Gen leader pledges ‘discipline’; Kachin conflict dominates NLD leader’s northern visit; 88 Generation calls for peace conference; The complexities of a war on opium; A long journey for medical industry; Govt salary proposal sparks commodity price rise debate; Payout likely after Thandwe crash; Entries open for photo contest; Job fair to be held this month; Ethnic news journal to launch in March...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Gold price likely to increase, say traders; Economists urge close look at budget; General Electric to sell goods in Myanmar; New retail outlet coming on March 16; Potential and problems ahead for Myanmar: Rogers; US growth easing after strong Q4: Fed; China must reform economy: WB; ECB throws open liquidity floodgates again; Flood-hit Japanese firms may quit Thailand: survey; China's Wang Shu wins Pritzker prize; Michael Jordan’s house on market for $29 million; Czech Bauhaus gem open again after revamp; Pending US home sales show industry regaining footing; Japan finishes Tokyo Sky Tree; Italy to scrap Catholic property tax loophole...TECHNOLOGY: Japan phones built to survive water torture: makers; Tech giants lectured on gadget worship; Mozilla goes after Android, Apple with cheaper phone pledge...TIMEOUT: ‘The Artist’ crowned with Oscar gold; Literature award permitted to return after 3 years; Cartoonists come together for Kachin; Aung San film overwhelmed with donated memorabilia; Musician Thxa Soe ends career to make money; New 3D Cineplex opens in Yangon; Italian designers look to China for salvation; China’s Zhang Daqian tops 2011 art sales; Saung Oo Hlaing concert raises K12.6m for charity; Bogyoke Aung San film office opens; Performers call for safety measures; Uni concert gets eight-year jump on anniversary; Khin May Kyi artwork on exhibit; U Yi Sein essays published; Second Wathann Filmfest announced; Director ‘born’ with movie industry still has passion for film; ‘The Lady’ fails to impress local, foreign audiences; Kachin concert to benefit the needy; Bagan FM to hold singing competition...TRAVEL...SPORT
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 09 March 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 27- March 4 Volume 31, No. 616
Date of publication: 04 March 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Mooted salary rise splits opinion; Whistle campaign a hit on city buses; Company lied about project for industrial zone: farmers; Funding shortfalls threaten expansion of HIV treatment; Myanmar and the knowledge century; MMA reduces fees at centre for elderly; United States nowhere when it comes to Laos; Farmers seek land bill changes; Government to consider ASEAN poll monitors; In Meiktila, former NLD member to run against old party; Ayeyarwady Region farmers establish ‘development’ group; Expert cautions on ‘land grab’ model; For the poor, change a long way off; Gambira to face trial: state media; ‘Scattered values’ united under Shwedagon; Surin satisfied with Myanmar ASEAN chair prep; Curfew set for internet shops; UN calls for reforms to benefit all; Public submissions called for climate change draft report...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Ayeyarwady Bank begins remittance service; Speculation grows on WB return; Japan to resume Myanmar loans after 25 years; Yoma Strategic eyes Myanmar growth; Pork prices falling, says farming body; Energy efficiency challenge opens; Official moots two new international airports; Wind farm developer selects five test sites; New onshore block tender coming: sources; Parking directive could change city: industry; Icy new attraction opens in Yangon...TECHNOLOGY: Some GSMs, landlines move to prepaid system...TIMEOUT: Saung Oo Hlaing concert raises K12.6m for charity; Performers call for safety measures; Uni concert gets eight-year jump on anniversary; Khin May Kyi artwork on exhibit; U Yi Sein essays published; Second Wathann Filmfest announced; Running wild at The Street with wine and fish fingers...TRAVEL: Borneo’s orangutans wild but civil...SPORT: Bikers conquer sand and hills...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 27 February 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 20-26 Volume 31, No. 615
Date of publication: 26 February 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Managing urbanisation key development challenge: UN; UEC chief tells parties to report election violations; EC throws out objection filed against NLD leader; Time to lift veil of secrecy in parliament; Yangon Hluttaw session begins; Fire destroys four houses in Tarmwe township; Imitate global success stories: Stiglitz; Budget airlines show interest in Myanmar; Surin to visit delta this week; Government commits to education review; ASEAN ‘welcomes’ renewed US interest, says Surin; Singapore medical team to conduct free cleft operations in Mandalay; Trade more important than aid, says EU commissioner; Speaker urges EU to ‘lend a helping hand’; Government aims to close Kachin State relief camps; Foreign travel market ‘booming’ as Myanmar look abroad; Academy fans complain over high ticket prices; KNU/KNLA Peace Council meets with NLD leader; SKorea scholarship entries open; MPs tackle first budget in decades; UNESCO to support Sri Ksetra project; With development beckoning, national water policy needed; Committee urges action on failing irrigation projects; Hitachi, BAJ to build tube wells; Rare monkey facing extinction; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives UNESCO prize...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Car trading websites excite buyers; Export tax breaks tipped to continue; Singapore hints at increased role; Ration fuel price increased again: MPTA; Workshop to mull new weight and measurement standards; Malaysian business team visits; Naing Group to build KBZ office tower; People's Park fountain cinema to open in April; Thuwanna upgrades to be finished in April: MFF...TECHNOLOGY: A definitive look at the SIM card price debate; Broken cable slows internet: MPT; Expat develops taxi talk app for Yangon...TIMEOUT: Bogyoke Aung San film office opens; ‘The Lady’ fails to impress local, foreign audiences; Director ‘born’ with movie industry still has passion for film... Bagan FM to hold singing competition; Kachin concert to benefit the needy...TRAVEL: A worthy destination for pilgrims...SPORT: Age manipulation harmful, say coaches
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
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Date of entry/update: 20 February 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 13 - 19 2012, Volume 31, No. 614 (English)
Date of publication: 19 February 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi welcomed in delta ‘home’; NLD makes first campaign to Kawhmu; NUP expects fairer, more competitive poll on April 1; ‘Nargis was a turning point’; Wages must rise to fight corruption, says speaker; In Mandalay, slowdown catches out real estate speculators; Managing the donor invasion; EU commissioner visits with $200m aid package; Leading economists hold talk; US announces limited lifting of sanctions; Exiles return after two decades; Min of Defence asks for 57pc budget rise; eakaway signs peace deal Martaban on course for Ramsar list; Fire destroys hundreds of homes; Association to work on private hospital standards; Groups back expansion of small-scale power sources; Budget carrier plans Myanmar expansion; Norway to provide scholarships through AIT; Our growing air pollution problem; Govt to issue NRCs to ethnic group members; A ‘radical’ aid project starts to look outward; Appliances cause most fires: dept...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: More Chery cars on the way: Ministry of Industry; Imported car, permit prices on downward trend, say traders; Ambitious Dawei project faces uncertainty; Myanmar outbound travel ‘booming’, say tour companies; Crab industry debates exports of sub-100-gram crustaceans; High level ASEAN business delegation pays a visit; Hilsha shad close to ‘endangered’, says MFF; Trade delegation looks to boost Thai presence; Online real estate fails to catch buyers: agents; Demolition firms hope for a smashing year; Luxury condo opens in Dagon tsp...TECHNOLOGY: MPT issues repeater warning; Domestic NGO launches polling, survey website...TIMEOUT: Urban art exhibition draws regional artists; Director Wine continues awards roll...TRAVEL: Myanmar travel made less frightening...EVENTS FLASH: Valentines Day Concert; Saung Oo Hlaing concert; Youth Style 2012 Contest; Girl band seeks members...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 14 February 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" February 6-12, Volume 31, No. 613
Date of publication: 12 February 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: In Nay Pyi Taw, parliament receives an unlikely visitor; Daw Suu Kyi to visit state capitals; Shedding light on shadows from our country’s past; AirAsia, not quite king of the skies; Reps to debate draft budgets in NPT this week; Govt, SSPP reach initial peace agreement; Health, education in line for increase; ‘E-visa’ trial to begin this month; Press law to wait until next hluttaw session: govt; Sayardaw expands ‘hair bridge’ project in Sagaing; Residents form NGO in Sittwe; Thousands line streets of Dawei for first NLD rally; Senior NLD to make way for youth; By-elections will be free, fair, speaker tells Quintana; Government agrees ceasefire with New Mon State Party; E. coli found in many Yangon sushi outlets, say researchers; Mizzima preparing to open Yangon branch office; Rain expected in February as records fall; Rare tree in Magwe gets brokers excited; Telenor of Norway eyes investment after FM visit; Additional support for reform process needed: Australia; Company to launch hotel room booking site; Accommodation costs rise after service charge increases; Media workshop a model of free speech, say participants; UN sees ‘new opportunities’ in Myanmar...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Myanmar seeks Singapore’s help on economy; ‘Open door’ Myanmar offers 8-year tax break to foreign firms; Govt reforms expected to bring new FDI; Myanmar relaxes foreign currency exchange controls; Black market gasoline price falls; Trade volume tipped to jump 30 percent; Myanmar’s to double rice exports: MRIA; Illegal shrimp imports a concern, says MFF; Dawei developer seeks funding; Banks boost interest rates on savings accounts; Domestic gold price to rise; Take up of hire purchases slow: developers; Developers push safety inspections for 20-30 year old buildings...TECHNOLOGY: K5000 mobiles ‘impossible’: MPT; Prepaid SIMS return...TIMEOUT: Photo festival touches the heart; Traditional Chin weaving sees revival; Miss Myanmar goes double as tourism rises; Save the Children holds documentary, photo exhibition...SPORT...EVENTS FLASH: Valentines Day Concert Saung Oo Hlaing One Man Show; Theatre & Performance festival; Friday’s Rock Concert...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 11 February 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 30 - February 5, Volume 31, No. 612
Date of publication: 05 February 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Shangri-la to revive twin towers project; Parliament opens with focus on budget, corruption; Perceptions of world leaders often differ; Time for talk on sanctions is over; Peace possible if KIO adjusts demands, says govt negotiator; 88 Gen backs reformers, Daw Suu Kyi; Parties to assist CNF with liaison offices; McCain calls for poll observers; Media law to protect rights of journalists, says ministry; Daw Suu Kyi receives Benazir Bhutto prize Myanmar begins opening doors to foreign journalists; Exile media group eyes homecoming; UN, govt open urban development institute in downtown Yangon; Developer denies hotel charges; New visitor record for Shwedagon in 2011; Break ties with North Korea, urges McConnell; Government plans census for Dec 2014; Peace agreements top priority, pres adviser tells HK conference; Ministry working on hotel star ratings; Generals adapt to new life as lawmakers; India defends project after review call...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: As tax break nears expiry, exporters call for clarity; Dollar and FEC rise on car import demand; Energy ministry reaps $25m windfall after block auction; Toyota bids to buy 300,000 tonnes of rice; IMF notes Myanmar’s ‘potential’ in Article IV mission; Outskirt demand cools: real estate agents; Football club announces plan to build 100-bed hospital in Pathein...TIMEOUT: Ngwe Phyo exhibits new drip paintings; Seeking freedom from fear of selling sensitive books; Kids’ literature struggles to survive...SPORT: Fans ask for more from MRTV-4
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 01 February 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 23 - 29, 2012, Volume 31, No. 611
Date of publication: 29 January 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Govt, KIO agree to more talks; The two most beautiful pictures; ‘The strength of the nation lies within’ [interview with U Khin Nyunt]; EU could begin lifting sanctions in February; ‘Unfair’ sanctions end band’s online bid for funds; Activists begin peace push; Military coup ‘not likely’: speaker; Forever begins media training; Night temperatures tumble across nation; EU to lift sanctions in steps: French FM; Sun Far to offer charter flights; Flights to Bangladesh to resume, says report; Masters recipient turns attention to improving Myanmar health system; Australia doubles scholarship program; Experts urge government to tackle child labour issue; Explosion kills two Myanmar sailors...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Stable exchange rate sought for coming year: finance sector; Farmers debate new fish species for export; Shwe gas to power Rakhine State: minister; Electricity inspection group to be expanded; Influx of new cars on way: Commerce official; Unemployment rising yearly: Deputy Minister; Far East aims to boost Myanmar sales; Residents evacuated from apartment block in Ahlone; Cement supplier predicts 2012 sales revival...TECHNOLOGY: GSM billing to be simplified, says Yatanarpon Teleport; Landlines available by plan: MPT...TIMEOUT: Family of studio founder to mark 90 years of movies ...SPORT
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
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Date of entry/update: 01 February 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 16-22, 2012, Volume 31, No. 610 (English)
Date of publication: 22 January 2012
Description/subject: Govt, KNU sign ceasefire, US to restore full diplomatic relations with Myanmar; Hundreds of prisoners of conscience released; UK moves the goalposts on sanctions; With help from the West, no turning back; Govt cuts coal plant from Dawei project; Tourist, business arrivals up again in 2011, says ministry; Myanmar on ‘verge of breakthrough’: Daw Suu Kyi; Presidential order sees 651 freed; ‘The country will get better,’ says Khin Nyunt; US welcomes release of prisoners of conscience, ceasefire with KNU; ‘I can’t describe how happy I am’; US, EU urged to reconsider sanctions; Amnesty release in words and pictures; Fighting casts pall over Kachin State Day event; Camps unable to cope with Kachin refugees; DFID announces £2m for displaced people; UK to up support for credit program; Lessons in the quest for a transition to free press; Govt preparing for environment dept launch: official; Foreign ministers call for end to sanctions; Crucial polls loom for region; Democracy must bring real benefits; Top US Republican senator Mitch McConnell to visit this week: report; Denmark will double aid in 2012, says minister; SKorea supports biodiversity research; Neighbours agree on framework for Himalaya conservation; Firefighters receive Singapore rescue training; MRCS to increase disaster risk reduction; Doctor denies family claims over suspicious death...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Chinese energy company eyes $2.5b refinery; Paper argues private sector should drive Myanmar’s industrialisation; Car sales, without permits at Jan 19 fair; Ital-Thai to ‘renegotiate’ after govt cuts coal plant; China firms trade position in Myanmar; Fisheries industry calls for foreign investment; Banks push safety of money transfers; Energy firm plans Pyay Road office tower...TIMEOUT: Myanmar Consolidated Media Myanmar-language human geography dictionary [English-Myanmar]published...TECHNOLOGY: Customs tests new electronic system...sport
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 9-15, 2012, Volume 31, No. 609 (English)
Date of publication: 15 January 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Import permit prices skyrocket; Thura U Shwe Mann praises ‘historic’ visit by British FM; An uplifting year to the end; Unity vs uniformity: which do you mean? Free prisoners ‘without delay’, Hague urges govt; Soros to open aid office in Myanmar; US corporate high-flyers plan visit; US corporate high-flyers plan visit for late January; Visitors up for 2012 Naga New Year festival; Judiciary holding back democracy; Committee assessing old cases for bias; Next hluttaw session to focus on budget; Donor aid begins to flow; Liberated prisoners issue plea for further amnesties; Lottery prize rises but little joy for consumers; Banking on financial sector reform; No injuries in house collapse; New find at Pyu dig; With voting date set, candidates prepare for campaign; Fire victims call for fair distribution of relief items; Tributes flow for a man who put his country first; Remembering our 'Saya Nay'; Films beat ban rumours to take honours MWJA plans press council as censorship eases; US envoy to visit this week...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Govt increases fuel price by K850; Indonesia trade to hit $500 million by 2015; Continued FDI influx depends on government, say investors; Latest jade, gem expo earns $900m in sales; Myanmar awards onshore oil, gas blocks; MTN blast triggers building collapse ...TIMEOUT: Aging actresses find home of their own; Generous gift of Dhamma presented by Thai princess; NLD charity gig raises K30 million; Photo fest returns to Yangon...TECHNOLOGY: Shwe Pyitagon to launch K5000 prepaid SIMs...TRAVEL: Beauty, contrast on the Ayeyarwady...SPORT: MFF eyes pro-league with two-tiered system...YOUR STARS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" January 2 - 8, 2012, Volume 31, No. 608 (English)
Date of publication: 08 January 2012
Description/subject: NEWS: Arrivals up, but not all is well in the tourism trade; In the hluttaws, more green shoots; Time to seize the moment; Mandalay marches to a different political beat; MMA launches two youth health hotlines; Balloon enthusiasts to return this month; Experts sound cautious note on tourism growth; Foundation plans civil service training; Trustees ready remote Alaungdaw Kathapa for festival season; Pride and sadness over the sacrifice of heroes; More than 100 casualties from blast; Bomb scares keep Yangon residents on their toes...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Banking industry awakes from slumber; Garment makers hope US sanctions ease; Authorities clamp down on trading following B&P fraud; Overpass plan prompts public questions...TIMEOUT: Doctor recalls benefits of music therapy; After name dispute, new album for Me N Ma Girls; Actors are wise to interpret, not mimic, historical legends...2010 ELECTIONS...RSS FEEDS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2012


Title: "The Myanmar Times" December 26, 2011- January 1, 2012, Volume 31, No. 607 (English)
Date of publication: 01 January 2012
Description/subject: Daw Suu Kyi meets speakers, election commission in NPT; The case for a law reform commission; ‘Hope is a fragile thing’; Developers eye Kyauktan after SEZ statement; Myanmar seeks ‘rightful position’ in world order; Thai PM backs Suu Kyi in landmark talks; YCDC evicts squatters from South Okkalapa; More resources needed for quake preparedness: expert; Govt targets peace during first term; Aged in need find a helping hand; Tour guide association in turmoil over rule changes; International medical conference to be held in Yangon next month; Education, health forum to be held; Bomb blast kills one woman in Hledan; Funding holding back Kachin relief effort: UN; Japanese foreign minister announces Myanmar trip; Student leader remembered at Yangon ceremony; Secretariat left off hotel tender list; Nay Pyi Taw International Airport opens; Migrant registration programs targets children; Small triumphs for Asian democracy...BUSINESS & PROPERTY: Electricity supply charges to rise 40-50pc; Car permit prices likely to tumble; Industrial zones warned on impending power cut; Five foodstuffs receive import green light; Dutch trade delegation visits on fact-finding mission; East, North Dagon property prices explode: agents; Dagon Center II open for business: manager; MAI to launch e-tickets soon: spokesperson... TIMEOUT: 180 submissions for Freedom Filmfest; Saya San Plaza hosts sculpture festival; Punk band delivers message of thinking outside the box; Tintin’s adventures continue in Yangon...SPORT...2010 ELECTIONS...RSS FEEDS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2012