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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 31 December 2012
Date of publication: 31 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Use of administrative power effectively and efficiently...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends award presentation to outstanding students...Summary of observations at 9.30 hr MST on 30-12-2012...Road construction sites in Nay Pyi Taw inspected...Historic Relic Pagoda festival held in Yedashe...Shwedagon Pagoda witnesses record high tourist arrivals in 2012...Thanbyuzayat BEHS No. 1 celebrates golden jubilee...Small loans disbursed to Kayah State cooperative societies...Sinmakaw model village enjoys electricity supply...Mothers, babies receive medical check-ups in Tamway Township...Overturned truck leaves two dead, seven wounded...Substitution of concrete sleepers for Thazi-Shwenyaung railroad section...Agricultural bank discusses loan repayment with farmers...Inmya Thaya football ground ready to be used...Second Inter-Basic Education School Sports Competition...Tube-well launched in Nyaungshwe...Sales of mobile phone discussed at MPT...Monghsat District clinches title in Chief Minister’s Cup...Fund shared to Township DAC...5400 stimulant tablets seized in Nawngkhio...Border Affairs Ministry oversees rural development in self-administered division/zones...Yangon Mayor oversees development tasks... India’s oldest club hit with two-year ban...Movies, being able to depict histories, real life stories, future scenarios, common characteristics and unique qualities of national races communities of respective regions, can manifest national identity, crucial for the nation... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: CB Bank to join hands with Japanese BTMU..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The southern hope".....ARTICLE: "Safeguarding Independence" Shwe Taing Lwin.....POEM: "A better country" Myo Myat Myat Myint Maung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 January 2013


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 30 December 2012
Date of publication: 30 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Respect the law...Emphasis on control of illegal trade...Farmland ownership and registration process clarified...MFF organizes annual meetings...Tyre blowout car accident on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...A collision between a vehicle, a motorbike on Razahtani Road...Five people hurt after Toyota Hilux Surf overturns on expressway...More than 150-year-old 99-door-and-window building in Magway...Fire drill in Yedashe...Three-month pregnant young woman who fell into well dies...Illegal teak, hardwood seized in Nawngkhio Township...Taungdwingyi Township to get new ward/ village administrators...Yangon-Pathein-Chaungtha bus line launched...Repaved road put into service in Katha...Stake driven for township hospital in Ywangan...Raw opium seized in Waingmaw...Ward/village administrators elected in Bago...Two jade stones weighing 800 viss seized...Apyauk villages illuminated on self-reliant basis...Village BEMS gets staff quarter in Pakokku Township...December mass walk activities organized...Union A&I Minister oversees land reclamation of 3000 acre mechanized farm of Ngalaik Irrigated Area in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...Deputy Energy Minister calls for higher productivity...Inter-township Mr & Ms Contests on 6 Jan...School scouting cultivates sense of duty: Union minister...Ministry of Cooperatives holds coordination meeting...18th graduation of State Pariyatti Sasana Universities (Yangon/Mandalay) held...Tender scrutiny ceremony for implementation of rural area development tasks for 2012-2013 fiscal year held...Basic Life Support Training for Ambulance Crews opened...Department of Meteorology and Hydrology Monthly Weather Forecast for January, 2013 Issued on 29-12-2012...Academy awarding ceremony live on TV..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Housing affordability"..... ARTICLES: "Ambitious goal to achieve" Thurein (Hpa-an)..."What independence tastes" Lu Nyein Thit..."Myanmar’s first-ever 500 KV power grid" Maung Maung Myint Swe.....POEM: "Decorating the motherland"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 January 2013


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 29 December 2012
Date of publication: 29 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Forging of unity among national races...Three Himalayan vultures caught in Hinthada Township...5% of tax payment handed over to DAC fund...Tax educative essay, cartoon contests held...Sales of motorbike soar in Pakokku...National races entrepreneurs office opened in Muse...Water purifier for BEMS in Kyauktan Township...Course for sports photographer organized in Mandalay...Thuta Htetlin Library and Dragon traditional boxing gymnasium put into service...Myanmar selected keeper Thiha Sithu joins Yadanarbon FC...Forest fire destroys four acres of mung bean...Overheat of TV, regulator starts fire...Cash and kind donated for quake victims...Graduation parade of Defence Services Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences Intake No.10 held...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services attends graduation dinner for 10th Intake of Defence Services Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences...New ward administrator elected...Daily private newspapers get green light..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Russian Ambassador to Myanmar...Myanmar, Japan sign Exchange of Notes...Union FM sends congratulatory message to Japanese Counterpart...KOICA donates 100 footballs to the Sports Ministry...Union FM meets Russian Ambassador to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein sends congratulatory message to Japanese PM... Indices to be set to measure real profitability of projects to society..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Public participation and administrative capacity".....ARTICLE: "Essence of independence and course of actions for true democracy" Aye Chan Thu.....INTERVIEW: "Interview with Deputy Minister U Than Swe on President’s Ratnagiri trip" Interviewer: Mg Tway Htet Photos: Ko Htwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 January 2013


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 December 2012
Date of publication: 28 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industrialization is a must to improve economic performance of the nation...Basic framework for economic and social reforms approved at the third meeting of Planning Commission on 26-12-2012...Pakokku elects first woman ward administrator...Tamu on the fast track to development...Unidentified man found dead in Thakayta Township...Fire breaks out in Paungde Township...Power supply resumes after eight-hour blackout in Heho...Kyondo of Kayin State celebrates annual bonfire festival...YCDC dredges drains, creeks in Dagon Myothit (East) Township...Rural clinic built in Indaw Township...Bago facilitated with traffic light...How to write clearly and correctly Myanmar...Triplet born in Yekyi Township...Reading skill contest held in Mayangon...YCDC raises collection of sanitation tax...Eye surgical machine donated to Haka Hospital ...Myanmar Gazette...Dinner hosted to delegates to 13th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners’ Conference...Subject-wise research paper reading session held...Myanmar’s alternative medicines, handed down by our ancestors, had and still have an influential role in Myanmar’s healthcare...World has seen life-threatening diseases because of changing lifestyle and eating habits one after another on a daily basis nowadays while some diseases have begun resistant to modern medicines..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Mandalarian literati in Yunnan...Best traditional cane-ballers wanted for SEA Games...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...PETRONAS grants scholarships to outstanding Myanmar students...Japan to help Myanmar install second radar system..... "PERSPECTIVES": "3Rs plus 3Cs".....ARTICLE: "Trust in reform" Min Bahtoo (Continued from 21 December)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 December 2012
Date of publication: 27 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein calls for cutting “red tape”... Myanmar’s oldest living trees...Literary talks held in Insein Township...Publications for Alin Say Taman library in Indaw Township...Danubyu, Laymyethna Townships see infrastructural development in education, health sectors...Cash and kind for 50- bed People’s Hospital in Myanaung Township...Construction of PyinOoLwin ring road nearing completion...Electricity supply for Thedaw in Yesagyo Township...2013 MNL League to be launched 5 Jan...Auto-telephone lines already repaired in Taunggyi...Literary talks on Independence Day held in Kawlin...Myanmar Society of Mechanical Engineers to be founded...Rail tracks upgraded near Kawche station in Bago...Passenger ships take care of declining water level in Ayeyawady River...Development of village library emphasized...Bago Region WAO, MCWSC donate offertories to nunnery...New gravel road commissioned in Homalin...Christmas feast served...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Investigation Commission Press Release No. 4/2012 13th Waxing of Nadaw, 1374 ME (26th December, 2012) [The Government is taking responsibilities for providing medical treatments to those injured in Letpadaungtaung copper mine incident in Salingyi Township, Monywa District, Sagaing Region.]...Inter-Basic Education School Sports Contests continue...New village project introduced...Cohesiveness among regional authorities and Union ministries key to comprehensive planning: President...Air Bagan holds press conference on passenger plane crash..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ROK government and people donate cash for quake victims..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Safety first"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 December 2012
Date of publication: 26 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Summary of observations at 9.30 hr MST on 25-12-2012...Weather Bulletin...Cash and kind for local people, students in Mansi Township...Motorcyclist knocked down by a car...Smart sealions at Zoological Garden (Nay Pyi Taw)...A young woman hangs herself in Toungoo...Referee and officiating course of MWF concludes...Insein Township organizes mass walks...Mon State High Court holds prize-giving ceremony...Literary talks given in Pyay...Emergency response team for Chin State...Yoma Yangon International Marathon on 27 January...Umbrella to be hoisted on Fullmoon day of Nadaw...New Tawwin bus line launched in Padaung...Mandalay NBB to honour blood donors...New ward/ village administrators elected in Sagaing...TUNE-UP MATCH HELD; BOOKS DONATED [photos]...Myanmar celebrates X’mas at Myanmar Baptist Church of Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana...Yangon to host Academy night...Two died, nine injured in Heho plane accident...Investigation Commission formed to probe into plane crash in Heho...Significant night temperatures (25-12-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Chinese guests...Thai entrepreneurs hold talks with UMFCCI officials...Efforts made for declining illegal trade at Myanmar- India border in Tamu...Vietnam to make investment in Myanmar’s fisheries sector...Thura U Thet Oo Maung presents Credentials to Egyptian President...Myanmar establishes diplomatic relations with Iceland...Labour issues for Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand discussed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Long live the Republic of the Union of Myanmar!"..... ARTICLES: "Cooperation with understanding of genuine goodwill needed" Aung Theinga..."Independence Day, simply unforgettable" Ko Tin Maung Oo (Ahlon)..."DMH, JICA to make concerted efforts for installation of radars" Thun Wathan
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 December 2012
Date of publication: 25 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: VISA users can draw cash from ATMs of KBZ Bank...December mass walks in Thayet Township...School-upgrading ceremonies held in Zalun Township...Two buildings under unauthorized construction demolished...Directorate of State Lottery to select winners on 1 Jan...Victorious flag handed over to sports team...Workers make vigorous efforts in repairing rail tracks...Milk, refreshment fed to students in Mudon...Horizon Cup Table Tennis Tourney held...Development of libraries discussed...Chief Minister’s Cup U-19 Football Tourney wraps up...Dawei Traditional Costume Contest to produce pageant ladies...Power lines installed in Pyinmana...Union minister calls for regular maintenance of roads and bridges...Chin State’s fish consumption still unmet...Muse emerges champion in Kanbawza Cup Golf Tourney...Two dwarf boxers draw in debut showdown..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Chinese guests...VISA users can draw cash from ATMs of KBZ Bank...MSF to make preliminary selection of athletes...General Soe Win receives NORINCO President...Course on conference management starts...Japan and France eye investment in Myanmar...Union A&I Minister meets Vietnamese delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "When beautiful dreams come true"..... ARTICLES: "Yangon Port Region to be upgraded into international standard port" Byline: Khin Maung Htwe Photo: Tha Nyan..."Moyungyi wetland bird sanctuary: A safe haven for seasonal migration of waterbirds" Soe Soe Naing (Kyemon).....POEM: "Our kin our strength" Yenatha Maung Kyaw Nyunt...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 December 2012
Date of publication: 24 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Long-staple cotton purchasing centres being kept open in Tatkon, Yamethin, Pyawbwe Townships...Unidentified man found dead with serious injuries in Pathein...Charity gala for quake victims on 5 January...New Mya Yi Nanda labour room for Chanmyathazi Township...Say Taman Yangon-Mandalay coach bus-line put into service...Reducing infant and mother mortality rate key objective of Health Ministry...Deputy Construction Minister oversees Bayintnaung Bridge-2 construction project...Pyapon to get one more bridge soon...CASH DONATED; SANITATION CARRIED OUT [photos]...Chin State Chief Minister awards winners in football, tennis...Harvesting of monsoon paddy inspected on model plot...Hsipaw celebrates Shan New Year...Coord meeting on construction of Jade Pagoda, Jade Dhammayon held...Moderate earthquake shakes northwest of Monywa...Summary of observations at 9.30 hr MST Bay Inference..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Nippon Foundation provides humanitarian assistance to war-torn villages in Mon State...Mon State Government meets Thai delegation...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Maldivian President...WFP clarifies Kachin work plan for next three years...Gold entrepreneurs leave for India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The PSM goal" [PSM = Public Service Media]..... ARTICLES: "Bayintnaung Flyover: Yangon’s answer to traffic woes Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alinn)..."Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, habitat for muntjacs" Byline: Soe Soe Naing (Kyemon) Photo: Zaw Win (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 December 2012
Date of publication: 23 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami) put into public service...Cold season crop cultivation needs more efforts to meet targeted acreage in Thongwa, Kayan Townships...Ayeyawady Region Traffic Rule Enforcement Supervisory Committee meets...Padaukbin oil field sees 20th fire...Tatkon high school hosts literary talks...Roads upgraded in Katha...Anti-human trafficking entertainment draws large audience...Cauliflower of cold season crops in regular trading...Illegal timber, saw mills seized in Falam, Bhamo Districts...Administrative law, rules course opened...Biomedical Engineering Training Course concludes...Second talent show of National Culture and Fine Arts University (Yangon) performed...Investment opportunities in agricultural sector...Seminar on ICT for e-Government held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends messages of felicitations to Emperor of Japan, Japanese PM...President U Thein Sein visits the last king’s tomb in India...Writers, poets and journalists in Mandalay go on excursion tour to Kunming...Anti-human trafficking entertainment draws large audience...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Japanese FM...Union C & IT Minister meets Thai ICT Minister and party...Myanmar invites Indian investments...President U Thein Sein arrives back from India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Public transit efficiency"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 December 2012
Date of publication: 22 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: [Letpadaungtaung]Investigation Commission [press release listing preliminary investigations]...Diamond Buddha Image of Pinn old town...Mandalay Palace wall under repair...Bells over one hundred years old in Yamethin...A fatal road accident near Insein railway overhead bridge...Risk Management Course opened in Shan State...Nine relief camps in Sittway provided with international aid on an equal basis...Illegal teak seized in Tamway Township...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends graduation dinner of 14th Intake of DSMA...DSMA turns out 14th Intake cadets...Workshop on FESR launched...Fire breaks out on Yangon-Mawlamyine Up-train...KIA attacks Mandalay-Myitkyina cargo train...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses 2nd coord meeting on holding 65th Anniversary Independence Day-2013...Vice-President U Nyan Tun on inspection tour of sports complexes in Zeyathiri, Zabuthiri townships..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends 20th ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit...President U Thein Sein attends cultural concert, dinner hosted by Indian President...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives ICT Minister of Thailand...President U Thein Sein meets staff, families of Myanmar Embassy, Military Attaché Office in New Delhi...Myanmar, India to boost economic, investment cooperation on mutually beneficial basis through people-topeople connectivity...President U Thein Sein graces the flag down ceremony of ASEAN-India Car Rally...Union Border Affairs Minister meets Turkish ambassador, expert of TIKA..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Over 60 years later"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 December 2012
Date of publication: 21 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Cooperatives Minister inspects oil mills in Magway Region...Weather Forecast for Third Dekad of December 2012...Myanaung Township sees new school buildings...Cash and kind handed over to Manaw Ahla Band...Charity gala of Shwezin Min Orphanage in PyinOoLwin on 17 January...Five found dead in old septic tank, one hospitalized...Heroin, raw opium seized in Lashio...Cleaning, maintenance works for Pyinmana station yard...Myanmar National Sports Committee Chairman’s Cup Boxing Competition-2012 kicks off...A man found dead in the moat in Mandalay...Vocational training courses for persons with disabilities...Bago gets free clinic...Supply of electricity launched in rural area of Lewe Township...Cash donated to fund of quake-hit pagoda...Workshop on role of child rights held...Narcotic drugs seized in Momauk...Incinerator donated in Shwedaung...CULTIVATION DEMONSTRATED [photo]...School upgraded in Kalay Township...Tuk-tuk plunges into drain, leaving six injured...Motorcyclist dead at level crossing...Fire breaks out in Mogaung...Clerical refresher course commences...Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference on 27-28 Dec...Earthquake Hazard Survey Program initiates...Election of ward/village administrators lectured...Staff of Culture Ministry offer meals to monks...Plan to equip modern navigation devices for Myanma aviation...Summary of observations at 09:30 hr MST on 20-12-2012...Slight earthquake hits north of Thabeikkyin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives in New Delhi to attend 20th ASEAN-India Summit...Workshop on role of child rights held...Relief camps in Rakhine State inspected...Coord meeting on BCIM Car Rally held...Union A&I Minister meets TIKA expert, Turkish Ambassador...Union Attorney-General receives guests from JICA, Sky Born Group of Companies...Final Workshop of Myanmar Tourism Master Plan kicks off...President U Thein Sein leaves for Republic of India...Athletes of MSF under intensive training..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Smokeless industry".....ARTICLE: "Trust in reform" Min Bahtoo (Continued from 14 December)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 December 2012
Date of publication: 20 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New Ngamoyeik (Parami) Bridge put into service...Mobile book-borrowing system introduced to students in Mandalay...Roofing for Mandalay football stadium in preparation...Twelve houses reduced to ashes in Dagon Myothit (South) Tsp...Makeshift bridges emerge along Sittoung river...MCPA to hold AGM on 29 December...New harvest ceremony held in Kyaukme of Shan State...Loikaw Township has formed cooperative societies in 10 villages...BGG golf tourney on 30 Dec...News on 3G phone cold sales of mobile phone market...Motorbike without light hits man on roadside...Talks on solar system (sic) given in Dawei...Free English proficiency course concludes...Drought in Katha may reduce paddy production...Local people satisfy (sic) transport services in Yesagyo...Myanmar Gazette...National Objectives of 65th Anniversary Independence Day for 2013...Coordination meeting on Relief and Rehabilitation in Rakhine State held...Coordination meeting on Ayeyawady River conservation and multi-purpose development tasks held...Public Notice [re suspension of natural gas from MOGE]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vietnam to invest in Hoang Anh Gia Lai Myanmar Centre project...Monuments for fallen Japanese soldiers in WW II...Vietnamese delegation concludes visit...Pyithu Hluttaw International Relations Committee receives Israeli, Turkish ambassadors separately...Union A&I Minister meets Korean guests...Imported publications scrutiny ceased, registration required...Three-month extension period for Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Our creative future" [eduation]..... ARTICLES: "Public service newspapers to prioritize “prestige and profit” Moe Thuza Soe..."New independent democratic state and Independence Day’s resolution" Theint (Institute of Economics).....POEM: "CHERISH OUR INDEPENDENCE" Maung Swe Ngae
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 December 2012
Date of publication: 19 December 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw representatives to report to Hluttaw Office...Sixth Regular Session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw summoned..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: All inclusiveness achieves much more success than individual efforts - President tours Kawthoung...MTF looks for talented tennis youngsters...Historic Sandawshin Pagoda Festival on 23 December...Flying sparks from the pump set fire to the coconut oil factory...Self-reliant book corner in Myoma Market...MMM Plaza to open soon...A six-year-old boy run over, killed by a truck...Myanmar Traditional Boxing Challenges in Mandalay...New building for CICS (Phaunggyi)...Townselders selected through secret voting in Taunggyi...Publications donated to village libraries...Tax educative essay and cartoon contest organized...Don’t worry about rice production...Free clinic opens for families of Bayintnaung Brokerage...Greater economic liberalization invites more business competition...President U Thein Sein visits Myeik University...One dead, three seriously injured in KIA attack...Coordination meeting between Pyithu Hluttaw speaker and legal affairs and special cases assessment commission held... People actively participate in mass walk...Slight earthquake shakes southwest of Nay Pyi Taw...Summary of observations at 09.30 hr MST on 18 December...Yeni Creek Bridge put into service in Myanaung Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar to participate in US Shows...MNL friendlies against 8-ranked Malaysian team coming soon...Advanced medicines to be produced locally soon...Megatron Phacoemulsification Machine donated...Myanmar student secures award in Environmental International Child Art Contest...Myanmar Tennis team on joint-training in Cambodia...Pyithu Hluttaw IR Committee Chairman receives Chinese guests...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Israeli ambassador to Myanmar...Government strives for promoting safe migration movement, uplifting socio-economic life of Myanmar migrant workers in collaboration with local and regional organizations...Vice-President U Nyan Tun inspects chosen sites for construction of Dawei SEZ, deep-sea port..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Create renewable energy for environmental conservation".....N.B. FUZZY IMAGES IN ORIGINAL
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 December 2012
Date of publication: 18 December 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Sixth Regular Session of First Pyithu Hluttaw summoned...Sixth Regular Session of First Amyotha Hluttaw summoned.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine State Day observed in Thandwe...ACE Futsal Club wins championship two times in a row...New school building for newlyupgraded primary school in Kalay...A man hangs himself in his house in Bago...Over 300,000 eggs daily flow into Yangon City from Ayeyawady Region...Agricultural courses to be conducted in 2012-13...Stake driven for Home for the Aged in Dawei...Timely cultivation of cold season crops discussed...Meinmahla Island Sanctuary conserving mangrove forest, biodiversities...President U Thein Sein pays homage to Shin Mokhti, Lawkamarazein pagodas in Dawei...Waterbody-based Fisheries Management course launched... Sagaing University project, upgrading of Shwebo-Myitkyina Road inspected...Inter-school band troupe contest opened...Schools to serve as a place for nurturing law-abiding citizens..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Investment from third country to be invited for Dawei Special Economic Zone...Thai Prime Minister arrives in Dawei...UNFPA, I&P Ministry launch 2014 Population and Housing Census Project...Star-ranked horses selected for SEA equestrian competition...Athletes under training hope for achievements in coming SEA Games...President U Thein Sein meets Thai Prime Minister Ms Yingluck Shinawatra...Amyotha Hluttaw National Races Affairs Committee Chairman meets Vice-President of Ethnic Council of the National Assembly of Vietnam...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw speaker receives Vietnamese guests...NPED Union Minister attends 18th Ministerial Conference of GMS...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker holds talks with Vice-President of Ethnic Council of National Assembly of SRV...ASEAN Summit Preparation Training for junior level conducted..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Faithful servants" [3 govt. dailies]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 17 December 2012
Date of publication: 17 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Political stability, cessation of armed conflicts, socio-economic development a must: President...Talks on economics on 20 December...Pale drinking water lake under facing (sic) contamination...Office fire in industrial ward of Thakayta Township...Girl pronounced dead in road accident...Safety measures for Yangon- Mandalay up and down trains...Philanthropic works see more youth participation...Motorbike, bicycle collide head-on on Yangon-Pathein Road...Election of new ward administrators in Pyu Township...President U Thein Sein meets townselders, politicians...President U Thein Sein pays homage to Historic Kyaikthanlan Pagoda in Mawlamyine...Mobile clinic opened in Hmawby Township...Drug users, traffickers arrested...Knowledge of sugarcane plants for growers...Book show marks National Day...Dhammaçakka Mudra sand stone Buddha Image consecrated...Shwegondaing Overpass project launched..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Bhutani King, Bhutani PM...Thein Sein is ST’s Asian of the Year - The following is the reproduction of the “Thein Sein is ST’s Asian of the Year” appeared on The Straits Times newspaper on 15 December...Tourists flood Shwedagon Pagoda...Union FM felicitates Bhutan Foreign Affairs Minister...British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs visits relief camps in Rakhine State...Vietnamese delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Shwethalyaung reclining Buddha Image...Gymnastics referee course No. 1 on 17-20 Dec...ASEAN-India Car Rally starts India Leg..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Nothing but the Noble Truth"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 16 December 2012
Date of publication: 16 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President meets professors, faculty members, students at Mawlamyine University calling for overcoming challenges and obstacles...Zaygaba contributes to farming development...Pakokku Home for the Aged turns 60...Ayeyawady forming alluvial soil for cultivation...Paungde sees free clinic...Fire victims provided with cash assistance...New hotel accommodation for Innlay region...Prado knocks down old woman on Pathein- Ngwehsaung road...TRUCK PLUNGES INTO ROAD SIDE; PER-ACRE YIELD SURVEYED [photos]...Knowledge about anti-human trafficking shared...Mawlamyine says no to gambling...Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay people get access to e-payment for meter bill...Free eye care for patients in Penwegon...Union Minister U Hla Tun makes apology to monks...Myanma Airways makes emergency landing at Dawei due to engine failure...Price of orange falls in Sittway market...Buddhist Cultural Heritage Seminar brings peace, harmony, prosperity, cultural values and guiding principles to all - International Seminar on Buddhist Cultural Heritage opens..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Group stage draw for AFC Challenge Cup 2014...Globetrotters throng places of interest in Mandalay, Bagan NyaungU, PyinOoLwin, Amarapura, Sagaing, Mingun regions...ITF Officiating National Course kicks off...Malaysian athletes receive training for Myanmar chess...Sports trials for traditional cane-ball event on 26 Jan...Yangon offering Five Star accommodation for tourists...Technical transfer agreement and investment on MoU signed...Final rush for migrant workers to register in Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Hopes for return home" [migrant workers].....ARTICLE: "NECTAR OF THE GODS" BY BA THAN.....POEM: “The New Light of Soccer”
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 15 December 2012
Date of publication: 15 December 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No 99/2012 1st Waxing of Nadaw, 1374 ME (14 December 2012) Formation of Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Leading Authority..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Mandalay to reduce traffic congestion with digital help...Mandalay Mayor’s mini-marathon contest on 7 January...Turtles and tortoises rescue centre handed over to Bantbway Nursery...Two men arrested with herd of cows...Winter fire engulfs three houses in Taunggyi...Mawlamyine to observe 65th Anniversary Independence Day-2013...A failed suicide bid occurs in Mandalay...A car destroyed in blaze...YMBA organizes respect-paying, prize awarding...Displaced households in landslides resettled...Cultivation of quality onion explained...State Chief Minister’s shield football tournaments in Rakhine State...Cash donated to displaced families, quake victims...Offertories donated to nunnery in shwepyitha Township...Plan to build incinerator in Nawngkhio...Talks on rural development...Literary talks win hearts of local people in three towns of three districts...FIRE DRILLS EXERCISED (photo]...DSTA holds graduation for Intake No. 15...General Soe Win attends graduation dinner of 15th Intake of DSTA...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister enjoys talent show of students...Abolishment of censorship expands press freedom, drive for active participation of men of letters to reach nation’s goal of democracy - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham honours writers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, India to promote sector-wise development, bilateral relations...Myanmar-Thai Joint Coordination Committee holds 2nd meeting on Dawei SEZ - More investors invited to work in Dawei Special Economic Zone...Myanmar, Thai entrepreneurs to meet in business meeting...Myanmar wants to establish better relations between two countries and two Armies...Union Education Minister holds talks with Senior Executive Managing Director of Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd of Japan...ICRC to visit prisons in Myanmar...Union Minister for Defence receives Chairman of Myanmar-Japan Friendship Association...Myanmar, US to make cooperation in combating human trafficking...National Consultation on Overarching Communications Strategy on Child Survival and Development, Myanmar opens..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Professionalism".....ARTICLE: "Let’s pledge make supreme sacrifices for Independence" Padaung Than Kywe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 December 2012
Date of publication: 14 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Releasing medical records of four children with suspected health problems caused by acid...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Myitha river crossing bridge: east and west meets in Gangaw...Illegal teak, stimulant tablets seized in Ottwin Township...Electricity within reach of locals...Japanese donor contributes to construction of new school building in Meiktila...Yamethin sees newlyupgraded high school...Philanthropic efforts of Save the Aged in Nyaungdon...Schoolgirls under training for Inter-School Band Contest...Myittha clinch title in Region Chief Minister’s Cup Soccer...Two unlicenced luxury cars, one motorcycle seized in Mawlamyine...Winners awarded in Great Wall National Badminton Championship...Stimulant tablets worth K 800 million seized...241 grams of heroin seized in Kawlin...Bogyoke Statue committee formed...13 oxen seized before smuggling in Katha Township...Farmland management law, rules discussed...Coordination meeting for smooth running of trade and finance held...Experts meet to adopt framework for accommodation provision...Silver Tiger Luxury showroom opens...National Objectives of 65th Anniversary Independence Day for 2013...Medical treatments given to monks at Mandalay General Hospital...Ministry of Information, Information and Public Relations Department - Invitation for open tender of Information and Public Relations Department to buy Equipment...Union A&I Minister looks into Myogyi multipurpose dam project...Utility jade, gems and pearl sales-2012 concludes...Ayeyawady River conservation and all-round development tasks discussed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Affairs of Britain...ASEAN-India car rally can promote tourism...AFC qualifier back home...Japanese donor contributes to construction of new school building in Meiktila...MWEA Chairperson and party leaves for Bangladesh...U Tikkhañana, who sustains burns in Letpadaungtaung incident, leaves for Bangkok to receive medical treatment - Government sends 1 million baht to Bangkok General Hospital in advance...Union Defence Minister meets British delegation...British Minister calls on Union Minister for Foreign Affairs..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Regional development".....ARTICLES: "Trust in reform" Min Bahtoo (Continued from 7-12-2012)..."The Festivals of Nat-taw" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt.....POEM: "A TRIBUTE TO LITERATI"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 December 2012
Date of publication: 13 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Low rainfall disrupts paddy output...Thriving chilli plantations in Monywa...Commercial signpost blocking the view of Bogyoke statue in Meiktila...Elephantiasis vaccine for locals in Kyauktan Township...Historic monastery in Inlay Lake in need of repair...Availability of electricity to be realized in Hsedwin, Gwaykon villages in Yamethin Township...Head-on collision claims six lives, including three-year-old girl...Emergency medicines kits distributed to villages in Kayin State...Bronze statues cast in honour of Grandma Daw Oo Zun, Myanma Alinn U Tin...Illegal timber extractions seized in Mawlamyine Township... Railroad sections to Myitkyina inspected...Kanbawza Cup Golf Tourney 15-18 Dec...Jade, gems and pearl sales continues for fourth day...Weather outlook for subsequent two days...Nay Pyi Taw Expo, Car Show kick off..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President receives Brazilian Ambassador...Nay Pyi Taw welcomes ASEAN-India Car Rally...Trishaw ride for globetrotters in Magway...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Chairman of Petrofac Ltd [oilfield service company]...General Hla Htay Win meets Director of Political Department of Chengdu Military Region of PRC...Yangon International Airport busy with airplanes of foreign airlines..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stand up for our beloved farmers"..... ARTICLES: "Myanmar wins Friendship Award in ASEAN-India Car Rally-2012" Aye Min Soe..."The State Sanghamahanayaka Committee of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 December 2012
Date of publication: 12 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Utility Jade, Gems and Pearls Sales goes on...Inter-ministry track and field contest concludes...MNMA observes World AIDS Day...Purchasers make a loss on onion trade...Arid zones to see water stress in summer...Ancient public rest house over 100 years old...Harvest time makes great demands on combine harvester...Upgrading of Koebin-Thagara Yoma crossing road in progress...A girl knocked down by a passenger bus in Yekyi Township...Mawlamyine BEMS No 2 gets new building...Myitkyina Airport upgraded...New school building handed over...SEA Games torch conveyed rehearsed... Rubber trading cool in Ye...Euphoria Auto Service Centre opened...6th Nay Pyi Taw Inter- Ministry Basketball Tournament commences...10th Myanmar-China Joint Drug Control Meeting held...Traditional boxing challenge in Mandalay on 14-15 December...Kachin State Red Cross Society to take rehabilitation measures in Rakhine State...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister oversees regional development in Labutta, Pyinsalu...Course on Training of Trainers for Civil Service No 1/2012 opened...Mobile healthcare reaches out to 6665 in Rakhine State...Tonsi Bridge crossing Namee Creek in Katha nearing completion..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Workshop on technological cooperation in development of road/bridge construction held...VISA introduces mobile payment...Union Ministers, Chinese delegation visit groundnut research farm, quality control laboratory, hybrid seed production research farm...Course in Diplomacy (1/2012) concludes...Myanmar Ambassador to Belgium presents his credentials to Belgian King Albert II...Border Affairs Ministry, Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities Committee meet...Myanmar cruise into final stage of AFF U-19 Women’s Championship...Union S&T Minister participates in 7th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology...Myanmar, Brazil eye multifaceted cooperation...Reinsurance Protection & IT System workshop held...Business Meeting and Matching on 17 Dec...Japanese contributor opens renovated school..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost Myanmar tourism through information technology".....ARTICLE: "Bounden duty of Myanmar people" [to preserve the independence, bringing about the eternal peace and prosperity of the Union] Maung Nwe Sit
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 December 2012
Date of publication: 11 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union level Peace-making Work Committee and Chin National Front hold peace talks - Rays of peace lightens (sic) Chin State...Bay Inference (09.30 hr MST on 10-12-2012)...Utility Jade, Gems and Pearl Sales continues...Massive influx of tomatoes brings down prices to the delight of shoppers...Conveyance of Buddha Tooth Relic in Hsipaw on 12 December...Dagon Challenge Myanmar Traditional Boxing Competitions on 16 December...Delivery room of Tamway Township MCWA upgraded...Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision...Cessation of hostilities alone is not enough to bring about peace: Union Minister U Aung Min...Steel trusses reinstalled on Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadana Theinga)...Displaced students under care in Momauk Township...Exportable musk melon under cultivation in Budalin...Examination held for selection of over-all outstanding students...Communication devices handed over for installation of rural PCOs...River crossing ferries equipped with life safety equipment...International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed...Patients at Mandalay General Hospital recovered from injuries...Union minister calls for market competitiveness of domestic products..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Shwedagon Pagoda sees more tourist arrivals...First ILDEX-Myanmar 2012 brings together people from livestock and fishery industry...Koreans donate cash and foodstuff to quake victims...Myanmar, Vietnam sign deal for closer ties...LIFT organizes workshop on agricultural development of Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Misleading is a serious offense".....ARTICLE: "It’s high time we enjoyed fruits of independence" Myat Sithu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 December 2012
Date of publication: 10 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Vice-President visits utility jade, gems and pearl sales...Talks on traffic rules given...First year (Hons) courses rejuvenate Mandalay University...Tatkon Township marks 92nd Anniversary National Day...Cash donated to quake victims...Prizes awarded in Inter-Region/State Aerobics Contest...Workshop on anti-modern human trafficking 14 Dec...Books donated to village library...Tax educative essay and cartoon contests held...13th National Badminton Tournament held...Narcotic drugs seized in Pyay...Environment-friendly tea plantation nurtured in Mount Popa reserve...Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida selection exam opened...Statement (8/2012) of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on the International Human Rights Day, 10 December, 2012...Multiplier librarian course opens...Tachilek Dhamma Thiri Hospital handed over to the State to meet expectations of national races in border areas for health care...92nd Anniversary National Day and opening of No. 3 BEHS centennial ceremony celebrated in Bago...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker attends opening ceremonies of upgraded schools in Pyawbwe Township...Completion of sports grounds, gymnasiums in Nay Pyi Taw inspected...Kyaikhtiyoe Shuttle Bus Line Service shuttles 39600 pilgrims free..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 12th Myanmar-China Border Economic and Trade Fair opened in Myanmar...FIFA-MA Grassroots Festival 2012 kicks off...SR International College to run MBA course...MAI extends domestic flights with two Embraer 190s..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Patriotism of a heterogeneous society"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 December 2012
Date of publication: 09 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Water level forecast for second (10) days of December 2012...Sarsodaw Day marked...Thriving strawberries ready for harvest in PyinOoLwin...Two book corners being kept open in Hinthada...Flower growers see tight profit margins in Yamethin...Outstanding students honoured at Latha BEHS No. 2...Speedy car on traffic landscaping block...Development tasks of Yangon City supervised...Price of cold season crops falls...Reading habit raised...Tailoring, domestic science courses conclude...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects regional development and rehabilitation tasks in Rakhine State...Second week of December mass walk held...X’ mas service held at MCC...National Day celebrated in townships of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Mon State Education Department recites Dhammaçakka and Pathana recitation...Weather Forecast for Second Dekad of December, 2012 (Issued on 8-12-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Exaggerating Rakhine conflict as a “genocide” is totally contrary to the truth - Diplomats supports efforts of government for restoring peace and stability in Rakhine State...Myanmar delegation on study tour of Malaysia...Myanmar U-19 women football team vows to win play-off match against Thailand...Myanmar archery team aims for gold in coming SEA Games...Union Border Affairs Minister and UN delegation look round relief camps in Myitkyina...Press conference on crisis in Rakhine State held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Corruption kills development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 December 2012
Date of publication: 08 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Copper Mining Project It is time for all to carry out purification and propagation of Sasana - Ceremony to apologize to State Sangha Maha Nayaka Sayadaws for incidents stemming from protest in Letpadaungtaung Copper Mining Project...Unprecedented challenges in political process being tackled with cooperation of the people [The following is a translation of the 92nd Anniversary National Day message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein]...Citizens, journalists requested to smooth the ‘hard road...IWT set up joint venture with private sector...Installation of power lines from Shwe Myot to Ngatesu...FMI eyes to lead auto market in Myanmar...Jivitadana Sangha Hospital (Yangon) to organize charity sales...Untimely rainfall damages monsoon paddy harvest, preparation for winter crops...Car crash on Yangon- Nay Pyi Taw Expressway...Hledan overhead bridge sees more than 60 per cent completion...Traditional boat race attracts local people...Gold plates to be donated to Shwedagon Pagoda...Crime reduction talks given...Heroin seized in Khampat, Kawlin...Stimulant tablets seized in Myitkyina...CSC ISSUED [photo]...World AIDS Day marked in Bago...Graduation dinner of 55th Intake of DSA held...Government instructs departmental staff to carry out their duties without bias...Human capabilities are crucial: Union Minister for Industry...Free health care services provided to nuns, students...Graduation parade of 55th Intake of Defence Services Academy held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation back home [from USA]...Russia-Myanmar trade and investment discussed...Candle light starts outbreak of fire in Katha...USAID-supported NGO to assist Myanmar meat, fish sector...Border Affairs Union Minister holds talks with UN Under-Secretary General and Emergency Relief Coordinator...Japan provides Kawlin Township Hospital with cash assistance..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Teach them how to fish".....ARTICLE: "Commemorating our National Day" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt.....POEM: "THE DAY ON WHICH A CLARION CALL WAS SOUNDED" Maung Swe Ngae
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 December 2012
Date of publication: 07 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union-level Peace-Making Committee holds talks with Panhsan Special Region-2 group...Oil workers, Moe & Moe Co yet to reach agreement...BEMS branch upgraded to BEMS...Police officers, local authorities meet in discussions...2012 Science Film Festival held...Candle light breaks out fire in Lashio...Industry Ministry honours victorious Women Volleyball Taekwondo athletes...CRC Day observed in Mandalay...Gangaw sees public service book corner...Law Library put into service...Installation of seven-digit landlines carried out free of charge in Taunggyi...55th blood donation...Station hospital in dire need of doctors, equipment...Basic paddy cultivation work demonstrated...Cash for construction of Home for the Aged...Rural fund spent on milch cows...Psychological support given to victims in Myebon, Pauktaw, Maungtaw and Sittway in Rakhine State...Specialists giving prompt treatment to inpatients...Ministry of Information Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise Invitation for open tender of Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise (branch office, Dawei) to build two storey RC building...42nd Maha Kathina robe offering ceremony held...Yangon Living & Car Show, Chinese Industrial Products Expo Myanmar opened...Slight earthquake jolts near Thabeikkyin...Summary of observations at 09:30 hr M.S.T. on 6-12-2012..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives UN USG for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator...Illegal trading blocked at borders...Chin traditional dance at India-ASEAN Car Rally...Border Affairs Ministry, UNDP hold workshop on ICDP, CDRT, new programme of UNDP...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator...UNICEF’s new representative, FM discuss future cooperation process...The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Release [on forthcoming Aljazeera programmes on the Rohingya]...Speaker of Pyidaungsu, Amyotha Hluttaws holds talks with UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reform in basic education"..... ARTICLES: "The 65th Sacred Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination in the year of 2013" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."Trust in reform" Min Ba Htoo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 December 2012
Date of publication: 06 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mobile medical teams provide health care to national races...Significant night temperatures (5-12-2012)...Utility jade, gems and pearl sales 9 Dec...KIA (Kachin) group blast railroad between Mohnyin and Nanma...Stoves distributed as environmental conservation...Public service book corners opened in Dawei...Talks on taxation given in Labutta...Vice-Chairmen of Union-level Peace-making Committee visits Mongla Special Region (4)...Mega Link Trading Co Ltd wins tender for 8 Camera OB Van, 5 Camera Flyaway Video Kit...Ministry of Information Myanmar Motion Picture Enterprise Invitation for open tender of Myanmar Motion Picture Enterprise (branch office, Dawei) to build two storey RC building...Myanma port authority Holiday notice...Political reform serves as good basis for success of economic reform...TV retransmission station (Tamu) put into service..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Brunei focus on strengthening bilateral relations, further cooperation on mutually beneficial basis in future...Myanmar-Brunei relations and cooperation promoted through ASEAN, regional and multilateral organizations...President’s State visits to Australia, New Zealand postponed...President U Thein Sein back from Brunei...Sports trial for swimmers on 3-4 January...Sumitomo Corp (Nay Pyi Taw branch) opened...CPPCC delegation concludes visit...World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia-2013 in June...World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia-2013 in June...SEA Games liaison officer course concludes...Myanmar product can exhibit at 18th Dakha International Trade Fair-2013...Thai Red Cross Society, TICA donate two vehicles to NBC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Transparency, all-in-one solution".....ARTICLES: "SARSODAW DAY" BY BA THAN..."Myitkyina-Sumprabum-Putao road under major repair" Interview: Myint Maung Soe; Photo: Kyaw Thu Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 December 2012
Date of publication: 05 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant night temperatures (4-12-2012)...Public service book corner arrives in Muse...Sandpainting artists doing a brisk trade in Bagan...Yamethin Township sees cotton output growth...Shan new year festival 13 December...Photo show on Buddhology on 15 Dec...Development of school libraries, raising reading habit geared up...Training courses conclude at vocational school...Essay, extempore talks contests to depict speeches of Bhaddanta Açaralankara...Hot-air balloon releasing contest concludes in Taunggyi...Drug possessors arrested in Pinlebu...Mass walk for December launched in Mandalay...Stake-driving ceremony of Laboratory for communicable disease held...Literary contest held in Pyapon...Summary of observation at 9.30 hr MST on 4-12-2012...Bay Inference...Investigation Commission holds coordination meeting...Flight Attendant Course No (1/2012) of MAI concludes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to King of Thailand...President U Thein Sein to pay State Visits to Australia, New Zealand...President U Thein Sein receives 21-gun salute in Brunei...Aids for quake victims transported...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives RFA president and party...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Deputy Prime Minister, FM of Thailand...Ambassador Daw Yin Yin Myint presents her Credentials to King of Brunei...Ambassador U Min Lwin concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Timor-Leste...Ambassador U Soe Nwe concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Czech (sic)...Ambassador U Soe Nwe concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Finland...R&D of Myanmar’s Inland and Coastal Fisheries project signed...Discussions with experts are being made to seek ways for rapid development...Union Religious Affairs Minister meets Chinese guests...Brunei King grants audience to President U Thein Sein...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker holds talks with OCLC Vice-President...First Muay course opened in Nay Pyi Taw...Sumitomo Corp from Japan eyes to make investment in Myanmar...Union Attorney-General meets IDLO Southeast Asia Regional Representative...34th ASEAN Railway CEOs meets held...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham discusses closer cooperation with UN...President U Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Thailand...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Japanese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Should Myanmar rely on nuclear energy?"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 December 2012
Date of publication: 04 December 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Yangon Region Hluttaw completes emergency session.....EXECUTIVE: Reconstitution of Investigation Commission [into the Letpadaungtaung Copper Mine]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Plan under way to publish three dailies in colour in Yangon as of 5 Dec...Bay Bulletin...Summary of observations at 09:30 hr M.S.T on 3-12-2012...Plan under way to equip trawlers with GMSs...Hepatitis B vaccine donated to blood donors...Shan State Government, UNODC discuss elimination of narcotic drugs...Workshop on important factors in drawing of regional economic development projects held...Mawlamyinegyun Township holds boat race in Tonehlechaung river... Shin Uppagupta chamber set adrift in Dokhtawady River...Zeyar Shwemyay grabs MNL Youth Knockout Cup...Hsipaw hit-and-run car accident leaves one dead, five injured...Deputy Education Minister visits Ngapudaw, Pathein, Kyaunggon Tsps...Rare peacock turtles, pangolins, soft-shell turtles rescued, released in Kayin State...World AIDS Day observed in Myitkyina...Hot-air balloon contest held in Monghsat...International Day of Persons with Disabilities marked in Nay Pyi Taw...Moderate equake hits 20 miles north of Thabeikkyin...Significant night temperature (3-12-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives in Brunei...Speaker of Pyidaungsu, Amyotha Hluttaws receives Member of CPPCC...Pyidaungsu, Amyotha Hluttaws Speaker holds talks with former Vice-President of Senate of France...MoU on Japan-Myanmar win-win cooperation in transport sectors signed...Research works of boosting sugarcane inspected...Union Industry Minister receives Russian delegation...Myanmar movie stars to take part in Second ASEAN-India Car Rally...Amyotha Hluttaw FRC Chairman meets with Chairman of Chinese Foreign Affairs Committee of CPPCC...Dy F&R Minister participates in ASEAN+3 Financial and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting...Korea-made decorative glass bottles available in Mandalay market..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The better and the best" [re press ethics and codes of conduct]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 December 2012
Date of publication: 03 December 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Summary of observations at 9.30 hr MST on 2-12-2012...Significant night temperatures (2-12-2012)...Women’s vocational training course concludes in Lahe...Meiktila celebrates floating lotus-shaped oil lamp ceremony...Umbrella-hoisting ceremony of Thakyamarazein Pagoda in Kayan...Yangon Railway Station sees book corner...Multipurpose stoves for Kuni model village...Urn of singer Khin Maung Toe set adrift in the water...Monks at Monywa People’s Hospital comforted by deputy ministers...Towards a Strong Future for Myanmar Movies...Traffic accident occurs on Thanthuma Road...Groundnut fetches good price...Sales of land plots in Thilawa Tatyagon Block clam (sic) down...Narcotic drugs seized in Momauk...Bullock cart racing marks 502nd anniversary of Toungoo...Two traffic accidents occur at junction of Ahlon, Strand Roads...Follow-Up News [re ASSK meeting]...Transparent sales of mobile phone stressed...Wheelchair athletes honoured...First week of December mass walks held...Upper Yeywa to generate 1409 million kWh per year...Regional development tasks undertaken...December mass walk launched...Outstanding students selection examination held...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (2-12-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Translate challenges into golden opportunity that can bring about historical event of the State...Pencak Silat athletes make triumphant return to home...Chinese Foreign Affairs Committee delegation arrives..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reader satisfaction" (re print media).....ARTICLES: "From Hollywood and Bollywood to Koreans" Tin Maung Than..."Shwechaung bridge (2) in Pakokku under construction" Byline&Photo: Nay Oo Maung (Pakokku).....[N.B. Fuzzy images in original]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 December 2012
Date of publication: 02 December 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: President Office Order No. 40/2012, 3rd Waxing of Tazaungmon 1374 ME, 1 December 2012 - Reshuffle of Taninthayi Region ministers...President Office Notification No. 92/2012, 3rd Waxing of Tazaungmon 1374 ME, 1 December 2012 - Formation of Investigation Commission (“Investigation Commission” is formed with the following persons to go through whether copper mining should be continued and to find out the true situation about the recent containing of protest in Letpadaungtaung Copper Mining Project in Salingyi Township, Monywa District, Sagaing Region.).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Slight earthquake jolts...Significant night temperature (1-12-2012)...YPGG to organize golf tournament...Mandalay Mayor Mini Marathon to be held in January 2013...MR strives to improve railroads for convenience of passengers...CCTVs for reduction in traffic accidents...Wheelchair users arrive in Meiktila...Car turns over on expressway, leaving one injured, four dead...House fire in Kyaukme Township...Kathina robes offered...Myanmar film industry needs to conserve strengths in cultural and national identity...Liaison Officer Course opens...Ceremony to receive Ovada from senior monks in Monywa held ["...Commander of Sagaing Region Police Force Police Col San Yu supplicated the matters regarding the ongoing situations stemming from Latpadaungtaung copper mine project in Salingyi Township of Monywa District and religious matters. Please accept my apology. We are very disheartened by injuries of monks in the crackdown of boycott camps in Latpadaungtaung project in Salingyi Township..."]...Myanmar cooperating with social organizations from local and abroad to fight against HIV/AIDS...Monsoon paddy harvested in Myitkyina...Preparations at Sagaing University of Cooperative inspected...Suspension bridge to link Seikkyi- Khanaungto, Hlinethaya...Educative talks mark World AIDS Day...Collection of census on test explained...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (1-12 - 2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Laotian President, Prime Minister...MR strives to improve railroads for convenience of passengers...Myanmar, India to boost border trade in Tamu...Entrepreneurs from Mon State observe businesses in Thailand...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Laotian counterpart...Vice-President U Nyan Tun felicitates Laotian counterpart...Union Border Affairs Minister meets UN Under- Secretary-General and party...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Laotian Dy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets UN Under-Secretary- General and party...Vietnamese President and wife conclude visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s fight against dehumanizing practices" [slavery].....ARTICLE: "“Safe and secure” destinations instrumental in pursuing tourism boom: Union Minister" By HKA...[Fuzzy images in original]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 December 2012
Date of publication: 01 December 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: MOHA issues statement on appointment of ward or village-tract administrators in December 2012.... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Infrastructural development cannot cover every township due to lack of financial resources...Significant night temperature (30-11-2012)...Myanmar Ricemill and Value-added Agricultural Machinery Exhibition 2-5 Nov...Over 1m pseudo-ephedrine tablets seized in Tamu District...Installation of CCTVs for reduction in traffic accidents...Mobile phones’ internet access changing into time based charging system declared...Myanmar Youth Forum to be held on 10-12 December...Honey orange sellers doing a brisk trade in Mandalay...Regional development tasks in Chaungzon Township...Pre-Primary School, site for SWD Office inspected in Pyapon Township...Pragmatic approaches and systematic reviews needed to ensure success of rural development scheme...Interview about Letpadaungtaung Copper Mining Project...Bay bulletin...Slight earthquake hits 3 miles southeast of Thabeikkyin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Vietnamese businessmen sign joint ventures agreements...Wife of Vietnamese President and party visit Gems Museum (Nay Pyi Taw)...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Fundamental Rights of the Citizens, Democracy and Human Rights Committee receives foreign guests...Indian goodwill delegation tours across Myanmar...Union Home Affairs Minister meets UNODC Executive Director...Union Foreign Minister receives newly appointed ASEAN Secretary-General Mr Le Luong Minh...Attorney-General of the Union receives UNDP resident representative...Union Transport Minister meets IIAC CEO of ROK...Coffee, neem plant to be exported...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Vietnamese President, and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Help the helpless!" [RE HIV/AIDS].....ARTICLE: "World AIDS Day 2012" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health).....[N.B. FUZZY IMAGES IN ORIGINAL]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 30 November 2012
Date of publication: 30 November 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Home Affairs Ministry issues statement on anti-corruption.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Traffic island plants moved for expansion of roads...Early paddy comes out in market...Traditional products cotton wares marketable in Inlay region...Myitkyina BEMS-6 gets new building...Workshop and show on livestock breeding commences...National Sports Management Course kicks off...Banking course opens...Rubber growers hoping to achieve market share...Car at speed crashes into locomotive in NyaungU...Efforts for availability of electricity in all villages of Mandalay Region...Fire breaks out at Zwekabin Hall in Hline Campus...Demonstration marks International Day of Disabilities...Fishery law and rules discussed in Yekyi...Workshop on dissemination of environmental conservation knowledge...Nay Pyi Taw Expo kicks off...Universities of Foreign Languages holds workshop on higher education sector...IWT invites proposals for JV transportation...Slight earthquake jolts inside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Vietnamese President...President U Thein Sein to pay State Visit to Brunei Darussalam...President U Thein Sein rolls out red carpet for Vietnamese President...Myanmar needs to harness energy resources to power growth — ADB...Madame Mai Thi Hanh visits Uppatasanti Pagoda...MobiFone opens representative office in Myanmar...Magway sees more tourist arrivals...President U Thein Sein and wife host dinner to Vietnamese goodwill delegation...President’s wife Daw Khin Khin Win meets Vietnamese delegation...Coord meeting on auto manufacturing, importing held...Vietnamese President and wife arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Malaysia organizes Diplomatic Training Course for Myanmar officials...Myanmar, Viet Nam to cooperate in economy, sectoral development in ASEAN, GMS...Joint Statement on State visit of President Mr. Truong Tan Sang, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Gem of the Rising Asia".....ARTICLE: "Trust in reform" Min Ba Htoo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 29 November 2012
Date of publication: 29 November 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Press Release on two Hluttaw Laws which were not signed by the President.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Matho robe-weaving ceremonies, Tazaungdine Festival of Light celebrated on a grand scale at pagodas across the nation...Monthly Weather Forecast for December...Graffiti Causing public annoyance...Sagaing University ready to open soon...GSM network poor in Yangon...Three villagers found dead in latrine pit...Wreck of bridges halts transportation on Tamu-Kalay-Kalewa road...First Cartoon Show of Ye Yeiktha ward in Seikkan Township...International level housing project under implementation...Electricity to be supplied to locals in Yamethin Township...Plan to develop former head office of MR...Domestic car dealing market for November...First dental medical seminar held...Corruption-free courts required for public trust...Coord meeting on progress in road/ bridge construction in Taninthayi Region...Slight earthquake hits 18 miles northeast of Singu...Low pressure area forms over Andaman Sea...Slight earthquake hits 33 miles northeast of Mandalay...There will be no traffic lights on Yangon- Pyay Road..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitaé of H.E. Mr. Truong Tan Sang President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam...Curriculum Vitaé of Madam Mai Thi Hanh Spouse of the President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam...ICIMOD members in cooperation for conservation of 10 major rivers...ILDEX Myanmar-2012 on 7-8 December...Success in sports a cause for nation’s pride...ILDEX Myanmar-2012 on 7-8 December...Slight earthquake hits 18 miles northeast of Singu..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Why we celebrate" [Tazaungmon].....[N.B. Fuzzy images in original]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 28 November 2012
Date of publication: 28 November 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Press release of Ministry of Home Affairs...Sending of remark by the President to the Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regarding the Bill to amend the Constitutional Tribunal of the Union Law..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Installation of main pipeline with a budget of K 21 billion...83rd Vinaya examination on Fullmoon Day of Nadaw...Communal celebrations in Tazaungmon...Two rural health branches commissioned into service...MU to open first year honour classes...Weighing, quality of gold under new standardization...Men’s and women’s Htokehsee- toe contest wraps up...Winners awarded in Region Inter-School Sports Meet...Mohnyin Thambuddhe Pagoda Pujaniya in Monywa in Tazaungmon...Health care services inspected in Mandalay, Sagaing Regions...Myanmar to formulate rice policy for better life of farmers, development of agriculture sector...Public announcement for remonstration...Fight against pneumonia and diarrhea discussed...Conveyance of Buddha images in DaikU 29 Nov...MoC win Championship Shield...Boxing challenge attracts spectators...School upgrading ceremonies in Nyaungshwe Township held...Talent show of students from National Culture and Fine Arts University (Yangon...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (27-11 2012)...Moderate earthquake hits outside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee of India Chief of Air Staff and party...Chinese delegation led by Legal Affairs Committee Chairman arrives in Yangon...Statement 7/2012 of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on its admission as member of Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions...Vietnam-based communication station opened...Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee Chief of India takes salute of guard of honour...Security, political and economic stability needed for development...Myanmar Comprehensive Development Vision workshop kicks off..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Education protects girls against early marriage".....POEM: "FULLMOON NIGHT OF TAZAUNGMON"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 27 November 2012
Date of publication: 27 November 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: President’s message to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker for reconstitution of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein and wife attend Kathina robe-offering ceremony...Daily wage earners paid around K3000 for half day in NyaungU...Gilded robe-weaving competition in Shwephonepwint Pagoda...Car crash leaves two dead on Yazahtarni Road...Tax education essay, cartoon contests in Mawlamyine...Warehouse fire in Amarapura Township...School fire in Pyay...Neem trees to be grown for commercial use...Union Minister calls for continuous learning...Illegal arms, ammunitions seized in Naungnun joint inspection gate...Computer set donated to village BEMS branch...Low-priced communication service delivery reaffirmed...Slight earthquakes jolt inside and outside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: In Pursuit of Peace Award Dinner: Peace, Prosperity and the Presidency...Over 120,000 tourists visited Bagan in November...Myanmar-Germany Media Dialogue held...Myanmar Football Team under training in Bangkok...Indian Air Chief Marshal arrives..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A global priority" [family planning].....ARTICLE: "Kathein Robe Offering Festival of Tazaungmon" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 26 November 2012
Date of publication: 26 November 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Sending of remark by the President to the Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regarding the Bill to amend the Auditor-General of the Union Law..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein visits Maha Muni Buddha Image...Chief Minister’s Cup Inter- Township Open Men’s Football Tournament wraps up...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (25-11-2012)...25-storey Mandalay Zaygyo Condominium project sees 90 per cent completion...Quake damage of Mingun village in Sagaing...Vegetable vendors doing a brisk trade in Mandalay...Rehabilitation tasks in quake-hit areas set to complete within one hundred days...FMI to organize internationally recognized marathon on 27 November 2013...Book corners available in Bago...Maintenance works on Yangon-Mandalay expressway...Industry Ministry claims champion in women’s volleyball tournament...Over 35500 overage vehicles handed over...People in Loikaw plied with public service media...Milk fed to children in Bago...Sports trial chooses selected Wushu players...Good citizens make good nation...Village health care centre handed over...Educational development key to national development...President U Thein Sein calls on quake victims to redouble their efforts without desperation..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vietnamese President Mr. Truong Tan Sang and wife Madam Mai Thi Hanh to pay state visit to Myanmar...Indonesia proposes to buy more rice from Myanmar...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U Nanda Kyaw Swa back from Germany...Chief Justice of the Union leaves for Japan to cooperate in judicial sector...Arrival, departure of tourists increase at Heho Airport..... PERSPECTIVES": "Spokespersons" ["...the role of spokespersons has become vital in today’s reforms and it has become inevitable for them to inform the people about the performances and accomplishments of their institutions through the media..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 25 November 2012
Date of publication: 25 November 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Administrative matters of education, health committees, commission of Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw discussed..... EXECUTIVE: Notification of important findings reported by Auditor- General of the Union to the President...Sending of message by the President to the Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regarding the enacting of two Hluttaw Bills..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union government to spend K 1 billion from K 100-billion-naturaldisaster fund in helping earthquake victims - President U Thein Sein on inspection tour of earthquake-hit areas in Mandalay, Sagaing regions...Local pilgrims to get Internet access free of charge at Shwedagon Pagoda...Kathina offertories donated to members of the Sangha...Seized gold wares handed over to owner...Trains, stations, railroads upgraded for passengers of rail transportation...Regional development tasks in Moenyo Township...Social Works in Sagaing, Mandalay inspected...Passenger minibus skids and overturns...Gas leak causes tea-shop fire in South Okkalapa...Taunggyi Tazaungdaing Festival kicks off...New Hsin-ma-like Market to be put into service soon...National Dialogue on Land Tenure and Land Use Rights held...Ministry of Information Myanma Radio and Television Announcement on tender scrutiny for 8 Camera OB Vans, 5 Camera Flyaway Video Kits to be used in XXVII SEA Games...Summary of observations at 09:0 hr MST on 24-11-2012..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japanese relief aid for quake victims arrives...Second car rally marks ASEAN-India friendly relations...U Min Thein presents his credentials to Governor-General of Commonwealth of Australia...U Myint Naing presents his credentials to Nigerian President...Breeding of milk cows and milk and dairy products development discussed...Myanmar tie 1-1 draw with Vietnam in Suzuki Cup opener..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Together, it is possible to stop violence against women, girls"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 24 November 2012
Date of publication: 24 November 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Proposal to send large numbers of scholars to foreign countries approved - Fifth regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw concludes...Pyu paper reading session to be held in Yangon is nothing related with Culture Ministry - Fifth regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw concludes..... EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. (39/2012) 10th Waxing of Tazaungmon 1374 ME (23rd November 2012) Appointment of Taninthayi Region Minister...The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Team Press Release (3/2012) 10th waxing of Tazaungmon 1374 (23 November 2012 [discusions with Thailand re migrant workers]...The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Team Press Release (4/2012) 23 November 2012 10th Waxing of Tazaungmon 1374 ME Sending of Message by the President to the Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Central Committee for holding 65th Anniversary Independence Day ceremony meets...Bay Bulletin...Conveyance of sacred tooth relic 21-30 Nov in Pyay...Myitkyina-Mandalay cargo down-train derails...Cardiac ultrasound machine donated...Monsoon paddy harvested on model plot...Narrakhaung creek-crossing bridge under construction...Illegal teak, timber logs, forest products seized...Technological colleges under repair in Sagaing Region...Winners of Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award for 2011 announced...Genuine democracy begins with free and fair election: UEC Chairperson...Taunggyi Tazaungdaing festival kicks off...Workshop on capacity building for management of cultural heritages held...Donations for earthquake victims...Kaytumati (Toungoo) beauty pageant contest...Coord meeting on road/bridge construction in Chin State...Talks on scholarship programme...Experiences recounted on judicial and administrative affairs...Slight earthquakes jolt inside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, EEAS to cooperate in providing humanitarian assistance in Rakhine State...Myanmar cyclists under training aiming medals...UMFCCI President meets US businessmen...Japanese medical mobile team performs free health care service in Sagaing...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets New Zealand Prime Minister and party...New Zealand Prime Minister concludes goodwill visit...Siam Commercial Bank PCL (SCB) opens representative office in Myanmar...Officials of Myanmar Olympic Committee and National Olympic Committee of Thailand meet..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Mobile education".....ARTICLE: "Can white angels fly high?" By Thet KoKo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 23 November 2012
Date of publication: 23 November 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW - Three laws abrogated, foreign investment law enacted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Lifetime Achievement Literary Award for 2011 announced...Winners of National Literary Award for 2011 announced...Inspection of monsoon paddy per acre yield, land records...Pseudoephedrine tablets seized...Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun) sees 87 per cent completion...Greening tasks in Pauktaw Tsp inspected...Car hits concrete block on Kaba-Aye Pagoda Road...MMA to hold its 3rd respect paying ceremony...Myanmar Gazette...Public companies granted relaxation of restrictions...Sound system failure forces Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session to move to Pyithu Hluttaw Hall..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives New Zealand Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein rolls out red carpet for New Zealand PM...Bangkok International Fashion Fair & Bangkok International Leather Fair- 2013 to be held in Bangkok on 13 March...President U Thein Sein expresses thanks to NZ for its plan to grant more scholarship for Myanmar students - New Zealand to open embassy in Myanmar, a basic foundation for promoting bilateral relations...New Zealand Prime Minister meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...New Zealand PM lays wreath at Htaukkyant Commonwealth War Cemetery...Myanmar-Vietnam Business Forum on 30 Nov...EANET holds its 12th SAC meeting...Prospects for private sector participation in communication sector discussed...Zaykabar Myanmar Open Golf Championship to kick off Asian Tour 2013 Season..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Every drop is precious" [water].....ARTICLE: "Trust in reform" Min Ba Htoo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 22 November 2012
Date of publication: 22 November 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw holds eighth day session...Proposal to take punitive action against illegal trade...Small-scale hydropower projects would be implemented for swift development of electric power sector..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Regional development tasks inspected in Bhamo...Coord meeting on State level Kahtina robe-offering ceremony...Cash donations for quake victims...Monsoon paddy harvest time in Pyinmana Township...Pygopagus Conjoined Twins to undergo elective surgery...Wheelchair users from Yangon, Mandalay to visit Nay Pyi Taw...Railway guard saves lives of passengers on board the train...Reserve rice to be purchased for monsoon paddy...Women’s aerobics course wraps up...Express bus overturns on Myeik- Dawei Road...Illegal timber seized in Taninthayi Region...Milk fed to schoolchildren...Child Rights Commemorative Day held...FG-ABU Digital Broadcasting Conference held...Looms preparing for Mathoe robe weaving contest...24th Myanmar disabled athletes sports tournament opened...Healthcare services given to earthquake victims...Production Management Improvement for Executives opened..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends Plenary and Retreat Sessions of 7th East Asia Summit...President U Thein Sein meets Myanmar embassy staff and families...Myanmar gymnastic team leaves for Thailand...Applications for Miss Myanmar International 2013 invited...General Soe Win visits Chengdu and Beijing...New Zealand Prime Minister in town...NDCGL holds annual general meeting...Thai Expo scheduled in Yangon, Mandalay...President U Thein Sein leaves Cambodia...President U Thein Sein meets Myanmar reporters from local and foreign media...FM attends 21st ASEAN Summit, its related meetings...President U Thein Sein attends 21st ASEAN Summit and related meetings...NPED Union Minister attends ASEAN related meetings...Myanmar delegation attends 15th ASEAN related Summits...21st ASEAN Summit concludes...President U Thein Sein back from Cambodia...23rd Anniversary of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child marked in Shan State..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Responsible tourism"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 21 November 2012
Date of publication: 21 November 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves Bill Amending the Constitutional Tribunal Law.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: ILBC instructors, students observe Hluttaw Complex...Preventive measures taken for illegal timber extractions...Alms donated to members of Sangha in PyinOoLwin... Pho Kay to meet with Soe Lin Oo in Traditional Boxing Challenge...Master Cards ready to be used for citizens in Myanmar...Mobile telephones sold to rural people...Units of gold to be changed in line with international market...New school building handed over...Mine blast destroys bridge, railroad, causes traffic delays...Knowledge about taxation shared...Members of Actionaid Organization observe Hluttaw...Depression weaken into a low pressure area..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitae of the Right Honourable John Key...Myanmar, a dialogue coordinator, vows to strengthen ASEAN-US relations...Thura Ko Ko secures two gold, one silver in gymnastics...Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker leaves for Germany to attend Federalism in Europe, Asia and Beyond...China hopes Obama’s Myanmar visit conducive to stability...Myanmar-Korea to promote trade volume...International Financial Project and its current and relations on future Myanmar discussed...President U Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Cambodian Prime Minister and wife...General Soe Win visits People’s Republic of China...Visiting Thai delegation concludes visit...Capacity building of banking service kicks off...President U Thein Sein attends ASEAN Global Dialogue...Myanmar welcomes State-owned and private-owned enterprises from Indonesia, and more cooperation to be made between the two countries....."PERSPECTIVES": "Higher income versus better health"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 20 November 2012
Date of publication: 20 November 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash donated for rehabilitation tasks of earthquake-hit region...Counsel given...Mine blast causes damage to Phapant bridge...Mandalay seeks ways to reduce traffic congestions...Gala concert at People’s Square in Yangon...Inspection of model farmland for per acre yield of monsoon paddy...Tatkon Township to celebrate Kathina robe-offering festival...Pazundaung Township offers Padethabins to monasteries...Myanmar Parliamentary Union holds its 2nd meeting...Rakhine State Chief Minister presents cash to Rakhine Traditional Dance Troupe...Public Relations Training for government officials opened...Quake-hit technological colleges in Sagaing Region under maintenance...Cardiac Ultrasound Machine donated...Donations made for earthquake-hit victims in Mandalay...Cash and kind donated to quake victims...The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Team Press Release No. 2/2012 November 18, 2012...Storm news...A slight earthquake jolts inside Myanmar.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar will redouble efforts to bring benefit and prosperity to nation and its people - President U Thein Sein -- US to continue to work hard to strengthen bilateral relationship to promote progress that would be good not only for Myanmar but for region and international community - President Obama...US President Mr Barack Obama concludes visit...Speakers of Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw meet US President Barack Obama...US President Barack Obama on working visit to Myanmar...US-Myanmar Trade and Investment Relations: the Path forward on 25 Feb...More money exchanges in Mandalay...President U Thein Sein receives Thai Prime Minister Mrs Yingluck Shinawatra... Myanma Tatmadaw goodwill delegation arrives back from China...Dramatic transition began over last year and a half -- Desire for change meets agenda for reform under the leadership of President U Thein Sein -- US President Barack Obama gives speech at Yangon University...Holding meetings between Heads of States leads to making good relationships stronger and stronger...Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong welcomed...President U Thein Sein attends 15th ASEAN-China Summit...President U Thein Sein meets Japanese Prime Minister Mr Yoshihiko Noda....."PERSPECTIVES": "Peace, stability and the rule of law"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 19 November 2012
Date of publication: 19 November 2012
Description/subject: EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Committee - Press Release 2/2012 5th Waxing of Tazaungmon, 1374 ME 18 November, 2012 [1. Human Rights affairs; 2. Prisoners Affairs; 3. Addressing conflicts and national solidarity; 4. Nuclear Non-proliferation; 5. Building of a transparent government; 6. Anti-human trafficking]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Water level forecast for third 10 days...Online application for printing, publishing to be available as of 20 Nov...Salvage of sunk iron frames, installation of new iron frames discussed...Work programmes for control of illegal trade along Myawady-Yangon transportation route issued...New Dekkhinathiri Market emerges in Nay Pyi Taw...Train leaves the track in Pazundaung Township...Knowledge on earthquake given...Head-on collision leaves 2 dead on Mandalay-Monywa road...Gangaw district regional development tasks in progress...MLN Youth Football Tournament continues...Upgrading of Thanthuma road in progress...Festivities on schedule on Loimauk Hill...Nay Pyi Taw Trade Fair on 12-16 Dec...Anti-human trafficking talked (sic)...Regional development tasks undertaken...Arrival of tourists on increase at Shwedagon Pagoda...Stimulant tablets seized in Lashio...Law Library to be opened on 1 December...Basic tailoring course for women on 26 Nov...Midwifery course commences...People need to make their very wishes known correctly: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Union Minister calls for workforce preparation ahead of FDI influx...Request to flight passengers...Request to road users in urban Yangon...Collective Remembrance Arts Show 20-30 Nov...More amnesty granted...Storm News..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Profile of President Barack Obama...President U Thein Sein attends opening of 21st ASEAN Summit...President U Thein Sein attends retreat session of ASEAN leaders...Obama’s trip highlights importance of Asia...New Zealand PM to visit Myanmar...Chinese ambassador, companies donate cash to Myanmar quake victims...Coach team of Real Madrid Football Academy arrives...MAI to launch flight to Cambodia...President U Thein Sein attends meeting between ASEAN leaders and ASEAN Business Advisory Council...President U Thein Sein meets Malaysian Prime Minister Dato Seri Mohammed Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdullah Razak...Establishment of ASEAN Community is not ultimate goal of ASEAN but a milestone towards stable, peaceful and prosperous region...President U Thein Sein attends signing ceremony of Phnom Penh Statement on adoption of ASEAN Human Rights Declaration..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Family planning"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 18 November 2012
Date of publication: 18 November 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Early child development course concludes...Depression not moving toward Myanmar coast...Quake-hit villages receive influx of cash and kind...Sandstone Buddha Image to be kept at Shwedagon Pagoda...Health care service for quake victims...Vocational training courses for uneducated workforce...Knowledge on computer technology disseminated...Strong wind fanned-fire engulfs 47 houses in Namhsam...Diamond orb systematically kept at Tooth Relic Pagoda...Ancient buildings, religious edifices inspected...Health knowledge shared in Gangaw...Hninzigon Home for the Aged to launch funfair on 1 Dec...Blood donated to No. 2 Military Hospital (500-bed)...Eggs from Delta region flows into Yangon...Players for special olympic under training before Mekong 5 a Side Male Football Tourney...Cash contributed for doyen literati...MTU to be upgraded to Center of Science...Donations invited for doyen musicians...Opening ceremony of 1st Mekong Regional 5-a-Side Football Tournament – 2012 (Myanmar) kicks off...Trade promotion course opened...Victorious volleyball team honoured...School upgraded in Seikpyu Township...Tazaungdaing Festival to be held in Taunggyi...Myanmar Mobile Fair attracts telephone users..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives in Phnom Penh to attend ASEAN Summit...Prime Minister of New Zealand to pay official visit to Myanmar...US scholars visit MANA...UN welcomes Myanmar’s moves to address violence in Rakhine state...Myanmar Launches UNFPA Report on The State of World Population 2012...WIPO, UMFCCI sign MoU...6th Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship (2012) wraps up...President U Thein Sein leaves for Cambodia to attend 21st ASEAN Summit and related meetings...President U Thein Sein receives ESCAP’s Executive Secretary...US eases import limits on Myanmar goods...MoA on 120 megawatt gas fired and waste-heat power station (Ahlon) signed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Disasters cause poverty and poverty causes disasters"..... ARTICLES: "Glory of Yangon, Trader Square Commercial Complex" Byline: Maung Maung..."PAGODA BAZAARS" BY BA THAN Htwe (MNA) and Tha Nyan (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 17 November 2012
Date of publication: 17 November 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw focuses on debt settlement..... EXECUTIVE: The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Information Committee Press Release (1/2012) (16, November 2012) [re Rakhine State issue]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Local people in Rakhine State should not pursue their own interests only instead they should extensively pursue the interests of Myanmar and its people, global nations and entire mankind - Entire people to work together with the government without racism and religionalism in efforts to ensure mutual understanding over differences between two communities, to respect the rights and avoid conflicts...Summary of observations at 9.30 hr M.S.T on 16-11-2012...Seminar on Deposit Insurance held...Investigation Team formed...2nd Forum on Green Economy and Green November.—MNA Growth continues for fourth day in Yangon...Workshop on new insurance system and benefits of the Social Security Law (2012) held...Psychological support, cash and kind for locals in quake-hit areas...South Okkalapa Township to celebrate Tazaungdaing festival on 27 November...Sitagu eye hospital opened in Namhkam...Yesagyo quadruplets in good health...GSM towers reach villages in Thayet Township...Mobile Developer Day Myanmar on 17 November...Shwemanthu responds news on engine blast...Grand meditation centre under construction...GSM telephone donated to village library...Palethwe hybrid paddy yields 165 baskets per acre...Plans underway to develop ports in Yangon City...Shops of market to be allotted to vendors...Authorities hunt for people who are holding arms, parts in Rakhine State...Moe Pwint (4) makes locals happy...Union Industry Minister asks additional expenditure for two steel production projects..[F]our-page supplement on Bill on Central Bank of Myanmar attached...Noteworthy amount of rainfall (16-11-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein congratulates General Secretary of CPC...US President Barack Obama to pay working visit to Myanmar...Union Election Commission Chairman receives EU delegation...Union Health Minister back from ROK...International Financial Reporting Standards Workshop on 23 November...Myanmar, Okarama held 1-1 draw in tune-up...Plans underway to hold International Yoma marathon 27 January...Miss Myanmar International 2013 on 24 Feb...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Chairman of Task Force Mr S Ramadorai and party from India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Rising power in the workplace"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 16 November 2012
Date of publication: 16 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 15 November 2012
Date of publication: 15 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 14 November 2012
Date of publication: 14 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 13 November 2012
Date of publication: 13 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 12 November 2012
Date of publication: 12 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 11 November 2012
Date of publication: 11 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 10 November 2012
Date of publication: 10 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 9 November 2012
Date of publication: 09 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 8 November 2012
Date of publication: 08 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 7 November 2012
Date of publication: 07 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 6 November 2012
Date of publication: 06 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 5 November 2012
Date of publication: 05 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 4 November 2012
Date of publication: 04 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 3 November 2012
Date of publication: 03 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 2 November 2012
Date of publication: 02 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 1 November 2012
Date of publication: 01 November 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 31 October 2012
Date of publication: 31 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 30 October 2012
Date of publication: 30 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 29 October 2012
Date of publication: 29 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 28 October 2012
Date of publication: 28 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 27 October 2012
Date of publication: 27 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 26 October 2012
Date of publication: 26 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 25 October 2012
Date of publication: 25 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (823K)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 24 October 2012
Date of publication: 24 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (778K)
Date of entry/update: 28 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 23 October 2012
Date of publication: 23 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 22 October 2012
Date of publication: 22 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 21 October 2012
Date of publication: 21 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (658K)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 20 October 2012
Date of publication: 20 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 19 October 2012
Date of publication: 19 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (948K)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 18 October 2012
Date of publication: 18 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 17 October 2012
Date of publication: 17 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 16 October 2012
Date of publication: 16 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 15 October 2012
Date of publication: 15 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 14 October 2012
Date of publication: 14 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1,2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 13 October 2012
Date of publication: 13 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 12 October 2012
Date of publication: 12 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 11 October 2012
Date of publication: 11 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 10 October 2012
Date of publication: 10 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 9 October 2012
Date of publication: 09 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 8 October 2012
Date of publication: 08 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 7 October 2012
Date of publication: 07 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 6 October 2012
Date of publication: 06 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 5 October 2012
Date of publication: 05 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 4 October 2012
Date of publication: 04 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 3 October 2012
Date of publication: 03 October 2012
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 2 October 2012
Date of publication: 02 October 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Magway Region Hluttaw continues its third day special session...Fifth Regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw summoned..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Power-tillers donated to locals of Rakhine State...Korean-designed new model villages under implementation...International Day of Older Persons –2012 celebrated...Union Home Affairs Minister attends 48th Anniversary of MPF...Yangon Region marks World Heart Day...Land management course provided...Refresher course for private school founders, supervisor opened...Production of urea molasses introduced...Township Administrator’s Cup concludes...Specialists make field trip to grassroots level..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President receives hero’s welcome on his return home...Korean-designed new model villages under implementation...ERIA capacity workshop starts with focus on MCDV...Myanmar Tatmadaw shooting team leaves for Brunei...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker and party to attend ASEP-7 meeting...Wrestlers under training for XXVII SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "“From war to peace”".....ARTICLE: "The State and Region Sanghanayaka Committees in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 1 October 2012
Date of publication: 01 October 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: KNLA liaison office opened in Hpa-an...Inter-Ministry Table Tennis Tournament launched...Equestrian athletes under training...Union CPT Minister urges to step up efforts for IT sector development...Union Energy Minister visits oilfields...Ninth rehabilitation medical conference held...State Chief Minister inspects rice bags bound for Putao...Outstanding students awarded in Kungyangon Township...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Yangon University of Foreign Languages...Holding Kayah State Day discussed...Township LBVD opened in Hinthada...Education development seminars held...World School Milk Day observed in Pinlebu...Women’s tailoring course commences...6 Red Snooker Open 12 October...Table Tennis Tourney wraps up in Pathein...Fingerlings set free into Duya Lake...Flood warning for Ayeyawady, Dokhtawady rivers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Chinese President...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Chinese Premier...President U Thein Sein felicitates Cypriot counterpart...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to President and Commander-in-Chief of Nigeria...President U Thein Sein meets UN Secretary-General...Union FM sends felicitations to Chinese FM...Union FM felicitates Cypriot counterpart...Union FM sends felicitations to Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs...Religious Affairs Minister meets Thai guests...Myanmar, Indonesia stage concert...Overseas employers directly meet with employees to ensure swift and smooth process of official dispatch of Myanmar employees...President U Thein Sein gives interview to BBC World News...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Chinese counterpart...Vice-President U Nyan Tun felicitates Chinese counterpart...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife attend reception to mark 63rd anniversary Founding Day of China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Good governance and international assistance".....ARTICLE: "Mandalay Hill, a natural resort" Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt.....POEM: "A TRIBUTE TO GRANDPA"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 30 September 2012
Date of publication: 30 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Rakhine State Hluttaw continues for fifth day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Dinner marked Idd Day...Launching of Sittoung Bridge (Natthankwin) held...Outstanding students honoured in Kawhmu...Workshop on development of SMEs, SMIs held in Mandalay...Establishment of industrial park discussed...Engineering refresher course concludes...Opening of joint training courses emphasized...Outstanding midwives picked out for advanced training...Victims in Sittway receives health care services...Investments invited to open private pilot training schools..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Metropolitan Museum of Art...President U Thein Sein gives press conference in New York...Union Minister back from Germany, Switzerland...Myanmar-Japan CCI joint meeting successfully concludes...MR presents locomotives to Yunnan as token of goodwill...Visa sets for Myanmar entry...Opportunities, challenges to Myanmar’s economy discussed...Myanmar-Japan CCI Business Cooperation Committee releases joint statement...President U Thein Sein receives Myanmar-US Chamber of Commerce...President U Thein Sein meets Myanmar families in US..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Second hand smoke: the most preventable disease" ...[11 pages devoted to non-Myanmar items]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 29 September 2012
Date of publication: 29 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Fourth Regular session of first Bago Region Hluttaw continues for third day...Mon State Hluttaw session convened.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: BM in out of control hits two motorcycles...Overheat breaks out (sic) fire at abbot training school...Vice-President U Nyan Tun attends funds raising ceremony for 19th Myanmar National Races’ Traditional Performing Arts Competitions 2012...Union Electric Power Minister inspects Yeywa Hydropower Plant...CASH DONATED [photo]...Fire destroys house in Kawa Township...Scrutinizing movies for presenting Academy Award goes on...Two special stamps available...New school building handed over...Winners awarded in performing arts competition...Yangon Region Chief Minister visits Myanma Energy Trade Show...Basic Digital Survey Training 13 Oct-4 Nov...Feasibility study for Ayeyawady Bridge (Hinthada) discussed...Two cars in collision at Parami traffic light...Ship carrying sawn timber sinks into Toe River...Condition of Southwest monsoon withdrawal..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Democratic culture which has been lost for a long time in Myanmar society must be resurrected...President U Thein Sein meets members of Asia Society...Myanmar, Germany eye cultural cooperation...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister meets German delegation...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister meets German counterpart...Myanmar-Japanese Businessmen meet...JCCI president and party hold press conference...Export of Myanmar products to EU market discussed...China urges lifting sanctions on Myanmar...MKF President and party leave for Thailand...Import licence for 3421 vehicles issued...President U Thein Sein meets President of 67th session of UN General Assembly, President of European Council, Bangladeshi Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein meets US-ASEAN Business Council President, members of US Chamber of Commerce...MAI to buy Airbus Neo and Boeing Max..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Healthy hearts".....ARTICLE: "For us, For blood, and For what" Tekathou Maung Myo Min [about taxation]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 28 September 2012
Date of publication: 28 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Fourth regular session of first Kachin State Hluttaw continues.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Township Administrator’s Cup begins in MraukU...Billboard on anti-human trafficking erected in Bhamo...Shwedah Village-tract illuminated with electricity...School council teams take part in football tournament...Union Rail Transportation Minister on inspection tour of departments under ministry...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister meets hotel general managers...Political parties to act in national interests: UEC Chairman...Maintenance of roads, bridges inspected...Health care services provided...Table Tennis Tourney kicks off...Exhibition & Car Show 1/2012 opened...Land management course commences...Project implementation committee meets...Teak log for carving Buddha Images sprinkled scented water...Low pressure area over West Central Bay of Bengal..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar will be participating more actively in activities of United Nations in various fields - Standing as a responsible and respectable nation on the world stage, we will take challenges of 21st century in a bold and resolute manner...Singapore supports political and economic reforms in Myanmar, takes interest in investment in the country as well as in different economic spheres...UN providing humanitarian aids for Kachin, Rakhine...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives JCCI President...China-ASEAN beauty pageant and variety of arts show held...As a promising smokeless industry, tourism has both directly and indirectly increased incomes of local people, contributing to national economy without tapping natural resources...Myanmar, Japan CCIs focus on economic cooperation...Winners of “World Post Day” essay contest for international youths (U-15)...Washington’s recognition of Nay Pyi Taw’s reforms encourages the latter to continue its chosen path - Washington hopes Myanmar citizens would have opportunities to sell their products into US market..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Invest in education"..... ARTICLE: "World Tourism Day" DHT
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 27 September 2012
Date of publication: 27 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Fifth regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw summoned...Fifth regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw summoned...MPs to report to Nay Pyi Taw Hluttaw Office.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Home Ministry emerges champion in Bando C’ship...Workshop on Viniççaya cases held...Union Education Minister calls for respect to personal morality...Gambler seized in Letpadan...Lost air-conditioner found in paddy field...Winners awarded in performing arts competition...Outstanding farmers honoured in Kayah State...World School Milk Day celebrated...Performing arts competition kicks off...Golf and mineral entrepreneurs meet...Seeds provided to farmers for first time...Farmland law and land management law discussed...Health care services provided in Sittway...World Heart Day marked in Mandalay...Free mechanic course at Central Workshop...Entrepreneurs buy plots from farmers along Yangon-Pathein Highway...High tide warning at Yangon River..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein in New York...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker finds new areas of Myanmar-Australia cooperation...Union Minister for Commerce discusses smooth flow of trade...Myanmar Permanent Representative presents Credentials to UNSG...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Brazilian President...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Serbian President...Reproductive health project discussed...Workshop on job opportunity held...Indian motorcycle marketable in Mandalay...Export and import food should be of high quality...3MDG launches to reduce maternal and child mortality rate, fight 3 diseases...Vice-President of MPMEA leaves for India...Pyithu Hluttaw goodwill delegation back from Australia, Singapore...Myanmar-Japan football chiefs vow to deepen cooperation..... "PESPECTIVES": "Greener tourism"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 26 September 2012
Date of publication: 26 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: First day session Rakhine State Hluttaw commences...Kachin State Hluttaw continues its fifth day session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Local people under care of mobile clinic...Southwest monsoon has withdrawn...ITBMU holds university council meeting...MECF holds forum on development of forest sector, socio-economy of people in Kachin State...Gold chain theft from neck...Hailstones drop in PyinOoLwin...Danu Leading Body Chairman’s Cup kicks off...Land management multiplier course opened...30-year town plans for Bagan, NyaungU, Ngazun...Illegal logs seized, owners to be prosecuted...YESB concludes on-job technician course...Cultural symposium 1-3 October...Bags of rice distributed to Putao...Public service broadcasting expected to emerge soon...Fingerlings released into Ayeyawady River...Farmland law, land management law multiplier course opened...Mon State MCWSC opens ten house leader course...MMA to conduct hospital management course...Union Education Minister meets BEHS headmasters who got doctoral degree...Maize dryer and milling factory opened in Kyaukme...Development of technology discussed...Kayah State honours outstanding farmers...Traffic jam cleared around Yadanabon Diamond Plaza..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker visits Shenzeng, Shaoguan, Guangzhou...Korea eyes to invest in Myanmar’s energy sector...Hotels in Nay Pyi Taw urged to build presidential suites...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker visits Shenzeng, Shaoguan, Guangzhou...Japanese aids for anti-malaria combat “much contributive”...Myanma Tourism Service arranges package tours for tourists...MFF President grants cash award for second prize winner Myanmar Women’s Team..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Driving forces behind a democratic state"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 25 September 2012
Date of publication: 25 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Over 3000 telephones installed at PACs..Special civil appeal cases heard...Upper Paunglaung Hydropower Project to generate 454 kwh million on completion...5-Up train collides with express bus at Toungoo Station...Crime reduction discussed in Htantabin Township...TE truck collided with motorcycle on Pathein- Monywa Road...Outbreak of fire leaves 51 homeless...Danger of narcotic drugs talked (sic) in Mohnyin Township...Ship sinks (sic) Thayawphone Creek...Training of artistes inspected...Yangon Lifestyle Furniture 28 Sept-1 Oct...Medical servicemen give health care...Boxing referee refresher course concludes...Roundtable reading held...Mobile medical team gives health treatment...Gold wares snatched in Kawthoung Market...Illegal sawn teak timber seized on Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw Expressway...Visitors have easy access to wi-fi...Bridge collapses in Nyaunglebin Township...Flood Warning..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for New York to attend 67th UN General Assembly...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw speaker and party back from China...Electric Power Ministry lures investors...Myanmar to host Asian youth weightlifting championship...Corrigendum...JICA provides low interest loan for development of Myanmar...Myanmar women’s volleyball team leaves for Thailand...Injustice, dominance and breaches of fundamental human rights for years beget adverse consequences...Myanmar marionette to present performance in Singapore..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Should we use mobile phones excessively?"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 24 September 2012
Date of publication: 24 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Sagaing Region Hluttaw holds second, third meeting of its 4th regular session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Long-term work programme calls for patience, adaptability, flexibility, perseverance and bold decision...Quality paddy seeds provided for flooded farmlands...World School Milk Day in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon, Mandalay...Two-digit lottery seized in Yuzana Garden City...Traffic accident leaves two dead...Talks on environmental conservation on 29 Sept...Villagers urged to News in Brief form cooperative societies...Meeting to mark Kayah State Day...Performing Arts Competition kicks off in Sagaing Region...MCWA officials explains functions of association...Fingerlings released into Ayeyawady River...Stationery distributed to offspring of vendors...Union sports minister meets with athletes undergoing training at sports federations...Slight earthquake hits 45 miles west of Myitkyina...Workshop on development of technology held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar designates Yatanarpon Cyber City as “A City of Charm”, invites FDI from China to the city to invest in field of science and technology...To attract foreign investments, related laws amended, rules and regulations relaxed and incorporation process could be completed in a day...Youth entrepreneur leaves for China...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw delegation arrives back from Indonesia...President U Thein Sein receives Communist Party Secretary, Governor of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region...President U Thein Sein meets Chinese Vice-President Mr. Xi Jinping...Myanmar invites foreign direct investment avoiding factors that harm national interests, dignity and sovereignty of country and environment...Chinese players in Japan despite tensions..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve Environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 23 September 2012
Date of publication: 23 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Complex rehabilitation tasks for restoring normal socio-economic lives of victims in Rakhine State will take time...Overspeed motorcycle hits pedestrian...Workshop on developing SMES into heavy industry held...Development of health sector discussed...Banking services course wraps up...Health knowledge talked (sic)...New social security law clarified...Reproductive health knowledge lectured (sic)...Stimulant tablets, solid opium oil seized...34-down train derails between Mawlu and Pinwe stations...Production Cooperative Society formed in Myaungmya...Inlay Lake conservation under way..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Famen Temple...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Saudi Arabian King...Connectivity of Yezin and Yanglin will help Myanmar employ Chinese technologies...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Saudi Arabian Crown Prince...Women entrepreneurs win awards...President U Thein Sein back from China after attending 9th China-ASEAN Expo...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Saudi Arabian counterpart...Union Sports Minister calls for more songs to stimulate public interests in XXVII SEA Games...Youth entrepreneur leaves for China...President U Thein Sein visits ancient Terracotta Museum in Xian...President U Thein Sein invites investment of Yantian, Huawei..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Hygienic environment, key to control of DHF"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 22 September 2012
Date of publication: 22 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: CDMA, GSM towers erected in Natogyi...Union Minister meets members of Danu Self- Administered Zone Leading Body...Money looter stabs cyclist...Wegyi Bridge across Hsinthe Creek under construction...Yangon-Mandalay-PyinOoLwin- Lashio transport service launched...Two-digit illegal lottery sellers arrested...Cash donated for people of Rakhine State...Outreach Prosthetic Programme commences...Land survey course conducted...Vocation training course provided to trainees...Paddy seeds provided for flooded farmlands...Illegal sawn timber seized in Hsihseng...Myanmar Accountancy Council’s meeting 2/2012 held...Hotel services courses in Bagan concluded...Car driven by bus conductor hits 12-wheeled vehicle...Home & Living Products Expo kicks off...Union Mines Minister meets staff from the Ministry in Mandalay Region...Traditional medicine kits distributed in Labutta..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends opening of 9th China-ASEAN Expo...Closer cooperation key to win-win development: President U Thein Sein...Union Sports Minister encourages athletes...Union Attorney-General receives guests from World Bank...Feasibility study conducted for dry port construction...Myanmar, Japanese entrepreneurs exchange views on development of industries...Japan to seek debt relief for Myanmar at IMF meeting...Chairman of UCSB visits Institutional and Human Resources Development of Public Sector...Myanmar Armed Forces, Chinese PLA to cooperate in military technology...Myanmar, British Armed Forces keen on closer cooperation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Dove for earth" [re International Day of Peace]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 21 September 2012
Date of publication: 21 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Social security board important for satisfactory health care service delivery...Myanmar Red Cross Society holds 70th meeting...Medical servicemen give health care in Maungtaw Township...Prepaid top up card worth K 5000 come out...Winners awarded in Sepak Takraw Contest...Damaged road repaired in Madauk...Two motorcycles head on collision...Action taken against reckless driver...Union Rail Transportation Minister calls for unity among staff...Kayin State chief minister, KNU peace-making group say prayers for peace...Kayin State chief minister, KNU peace-making group say prayers for peace...Plans of Social Security Board explained...National races take part in Cultural Performing Arts Competitions...Ecotourism course 22 Oct-16 Nov...Computer science course opened...Supply of electricity launched...Versatile outstanding students to be honoured...Supply of electricity launched...Farmers interested in cultivation of sugarcane...University Council of ITBMU 25 Sept...Golf tourney of YPGG 30 Sept...Surgical operation for hip conjoined twins for the first time...Hinthada District secures champion in Region’s Inter-District Football Tourney...21st Century English-Myanmar Pocket Dictionary comes out...Truck rolls on vehicle repairer...Fertilizer collectively broadcast in Maubin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein looks forward to stronger ties with Beijing...Vice-President U Nyan Tun inspects preparation tasks for 27th SEA Games...Nation-building task of Myanmar made possible by the reform measures instituted by President U Thein Sein - Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an address at ceremony to accept Congressional Gold Medal...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives Director of IRI of US..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Knowledge promotion for all"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 20 September 2012
Date of publication: 20 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Free health care services provided to people...Workshop on development of Myanmar hotels and tourism industry held...Local medical battalion gives health care services...Top-up cards snatcher arrested...Fingerlings released into Moeyungyi Lake...Plans under way for buying housing for low-income families...Bago Region Chief Minister views regional development task in Thayawady District...Illegally-cut timber seized in townships in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Prizes awarded in performing arts competitions in Magway...Workshop held for emerging Myanmar Labour Migration Policy...Land management laws course kicks off...Hsanhsaing BEHS gets new building...Collision of motorcycle and car leaves one dead...Paddy seeds handed over to farmers...FIRE DRILL EXERCISED [photo]...Mandalay Region clinches title in U-12 Football Tourney...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (19-9-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Chairman of Korean Federation of Industries and party...Former England player John Burns trains Myanmar U-12 players...Foreign companies donate cash for flood victims...Myanmar Ambassador presents credentials to Portuguese President...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Citizens’ Fundamental Rights, Democracy and Human Rights holds talks with head of EU delegation...MoU signed on Myanmar-Thai Alternative Development and Socio-economic Cooperation...Relaxation of export/import policies conducted...Basic local and foreign investment course commences...MRD (Lower Myanmar), WHO hold workshop on Promotion of Bioethics...Two cultural university students leave for China...Financial and monetary affairs discussed...UMFCCI, Hanns Seidel focus on economic development...Weightlifting referee examination on 30 September...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw leaves for People’s Republic of China...UEC Chairman receives IRI Director..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Form a good habit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 19 September 2012
Date of publication: 19 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Fourth regular session of first Kachin State Hluttaw starts.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Members of press organizations meet to form Myanmar Press Council (Temporary)...Staff quarter handed over...MRCS central council meeting...Hlawga water pipeline supplies water in full swing...Health development of Mon State discussed...Tour guide refresher course conducted...Collective blood donation 22 Sept...Dyna without break control hits guard rail of bridge...Two-digit illegal lottery gambler arrested...Environmental Conservation and National Technological Requirement discussed...Workshop on National Level monetary service development and investment opportunities held...Thawtapan edible oil, salt, medicine donated in Mandalay...World Breastfeeding Week launched...Participation of the people needed for flood prevention...Development of fishery industry discussed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for China to attend 9th ASEAN-China Expo...Spirax Sarco establishes Myanmar office...Seminar on Small & Medium Enterprise Banking held...Women entrepreneurs leave for Bangkok...Unprecedented developments of Myanmar now mean the time is right to open new chapter - European Commission proposal would grant Myanmar duty-free access and quota-free access to European market for all products..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Practise thrift for food security".
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 18 September 2012
Date of publication: 18 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Floods and inundation cannot be prevented totally but preventive measures for minimizing loss and waste to be taken...Gold price in Myanmar sets new record...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Establishment of public company in Kachin State discussed...Son steals K 9 million from father...Basic wrestling course concludes...Members of press organizations meet to form Myanmar Press Council (Temporary)...Workshop on drawing new social security’s rules and regulations launched...Medical team takes action to fight, control of diseases in Tagaung...Water melon, pomelo, sweet lime flow into Thiri Mingala Market...Gamblers arrested in Inma...Local people in Rakhine State provided with cash, foodstuff...Fertilizers broadcast at monsoon paddy field...Two-digit illegal lottery gambler arrested...MNL champions honoured...Statement of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) concerning its membership in South East Asia NHRIs Forum (SEANF) No. 6/2012...Land resource to be used for improvement of socio economy of people...7th Anniversary of enacting Anti- Human Trafficking Law marked...Performing Arts Competitions of national races held...MMA to hold central leading body meeting...Vice-President holds talks with delegation of Special Region (4) Mongla...Amnesty granted [to 514 prisoners]...Mandalay, Magway sail into final in U-12 football tourney...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (17-9-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar martial arts delegation leaves for Vietnam...Myanmar-China Petroleum and Natural Gas Pipeline Project donates cash and kind for education, health and regional development sectors...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee arrives back from USA...Course in Diplomacy (1/2012) opened...Outstanding students visit Singapore..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Responsibility of every civil servant".....ARTICLE: "The World’s Largest and Tallest Buddha Image" Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: EnglIsh
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 17 September 2012
Date of publication: 17 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government would do relaxation of some controls to help create legal transportation, organize mobile inspection teams to control illegal transportation...Measures under way to keep Kandawgyi, Inya lakes clean...Inlay PhaungdawU Pagoda Festival 16 Oct-2 Nov...Emergency ambulance service launched...Danok Model Village enjoys supply of electricity...CB with gravels drowns into river...Two motorcycles bump head-on...Winners in sports, performing arts competitions awarded...Illegal sawn timber seized in Kachin State...Paddy seeds provided in Kangyidaunt...Outstanding policemen honoured...Drunkard sailor dies in sleeping...Myanmar to stop CFC usage by 2030...Union Culture Minister visits fine arts school, university in Yangon...Progress of National Archives inspected...Marijuana seized in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township...Myanmar Music Organization (Central) reconstituted...Mobile phone handsets marketable...Construction companies assigned for schools...Passenger train derails on Nay Pyi Taw-Loikaw railroad...Relief aids donated to flood victims in Ngathainggyoung...Landslides occur at bank of Sittoung River...Myanmar traditional boat race at Meiktila PhaungdawU Buddha Pujaniya...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (16-9-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw delegation led by Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann leaves for Australia, Singapore to pay goodwill visits..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Effective aid management system".....[Of 16 pages, about 4.5 cover Myanmar]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 16 September 2012
Date of publication: 16 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham gives confidence to flood victims in Shan State...Investigation commission concludes initial investigation...Relief aids provided to flood victims...Jade trade takes shape...Illegally sawn raw timber seized...Maintenance of Hlawga water pipeline inspected...Winners awarded in performing arts competitions...Volunteers, wellwishers meet...Region Government meets fruit, flower farmers...Environmental conservation inspected...Fire from mosquito coil blazes roof of house...Sector-wise development discussed...Angry assaults kill housemaid...Buses collision leaves three injured...Lack of transparency opposes to all-inclusive dialogue, hinders progress in establishing a democratic society: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Mexican counterpart...Union Labour Minister calls for protection of rights of migrant...U Paw Lwin Sein appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Kingdom of Belgium...U Min Thein appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Commonwealth of Australia...U Tin Yu appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Russian Federation...Thura U Thet Oo Maung appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Arab Republic of Egypt...Daw Yin Yin Myint accredited as Myanmar Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Mexican counterpart...Chairman of Standing Committee of National People’s Congress of the PRC and party conclude visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "ICT: Way to economic success".....[Out of 16 pages, less than 5 cover Burma/Myanmar. The rest deal with international sport/entertainment/politics/etc]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 15 September 2012
Date of publication: 15 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Payment Union (MPU) office and Data Center opened...Relief camps fumigated in Sittway Township...Outstanding students honoured in Yinmabin Township...Power supply launched on self-reliant basis...Express bus crushes two vehicles in a row...Mechanized farming calls for participation of peasantry...Unhygienic snacks destroyed in Kyaukme...Educational assistance provided to needy students...World First-aid Day observed...Investigation Commission continues enquiries in Rakhine State...Slaughters, cow markets inspected...Fire breaks out eight times in Yangon Region...Bird watching course 15-17 September...Mongkai Township Administrator’s Cup wraps up..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Visit of PRC delegation to Myanmar contributes to continued maintenance of long-lasting friendly ties fostered by leaders of two countries...President U Thein Sein to attend 9th ASEAN China Expo in Nanning...President U Thein Sein, Chairman of Standing Committee of National People’s Congress Mr. Wu Bangguo attend ceremony to sign bilateral agreement...Symposium on investment opportunity in Myanmar Communications and ICT sectors held...Enlisting Myanmar cultural heritage to world list discussed...Chairman of the Standing Committee of Chinese National People’s Congress Mr Wu Bangguo and party arrive in Yangon...Myanmar to take steps to promulgate intellectual property laws...DA (Part-I) for Nay Pyi Taw staff...Turkish Ambassador donates relief aid...UMFCCI, Japan CCI to hold joint meeting...UNFPA, Myanmar to collaborate for Global Review on Population and Development...Invitational discussion for local and foreign investment on 21 Sept...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win host a luncheon to Chairman of Standing Committee of National People’s Congress of PRC Mr Wu Bangguo and wife...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Founder and Chairman of ZTE Corporation...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann receives UNSG’s Special Adviser on Myanmar Mr Vijay Nambiar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Democracy Education"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 14 September 2012
Date of publication: 14 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...MEB manager robbed on urban street...Wards, villages compete in Township Administrator’s Cup...MFF U-12 Digicel Cup 2012 kicks off in Upper Myanmar...Pension paid in advance...Investigation Commission probes into incident in Rakhine State...Uncensored DVDs, VCDs seized in Latha Township...Ngamoyeik Bridge (Parami) ready to be used...Development of Kyaikkhami inspected...Religious for Peace (Myanmar) introduced...Development, job opportunity discussed...Performing Arts Competitions commences in Bago...Management Course of FSD opens...Relief aids donated to monks, flood victims...Workshop on finance, monetary assistance...CASH DONATED [photo]...Traffic jams on circular road of Meiktila Market...MPU comes into use...Viaduct, wonderful for world, still safe and sound..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets UNSG’s Special Adviser on Myanmar Mr Vijay Nambiar...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw receives Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of PRC...Union Minister at President Office receives President CEO of Standard Chartered Bank...Union Border Affairs Minister receives Special Adviser to UNSG for Myanmar and party...Chief Justice of Union receives Japanese Minister of Justice...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann and wife host dinner to delegation led by Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of PRC and wife...Centre for Human Resource Development (Yangon University of Foreign Languages) Invitation for Application to Foreign Language Courses...Sino-Myanmar friendship would contribute to national unity...Hluttaw representatives led by Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann hold discussions with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of PRC Mr Wu Bangguo and party...MPU comes into use..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a green city"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 13 September 2012
Date of publication: 13 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Market competition for agriculture produces and country’s products would be intense...Deputy Ministers reshuffled...Health Ministry pays more attention to vaccination...Fire surveillance CCTV installed on Mann Myanmar Plaza...Express bus turns over in Thaton...Lost motorcycle found in Laikpya Lake...Illegally cows seized at Myinmu Jetty...Eighth standard girl student died in lightning...Victorious sports teams honoured...International Literacy Day observed in Shan State...Basic tailoring course 21 Sept...Free health care provided...Paper-reading session on 15 Sept...Action to be taken against phone caller drivers...Unknown man dies at archways of Monastery...Heavy rain floods Yesagyo...Dam damaged in heavy rains in Taungdwingyi...Relief supplies provided to flood victims in Kawa...Heroin seized in Lashio...Myanmar traditional boxing challenge 16 Sept...Illegal bus terminals cause traffic jams...Aerobics course concludes...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-9-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends opening of Myanmar Global Investment Forum...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Member of Indian Parliament...Border Affairs Minister receives Indian delegation...Israeli Ambassador calls on Union L&F Minister...Sri Lanka to join jewellery industry in Myanmar...Union Transport Minister meets MD of Merubeni Aerospace Corporation...Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Member of Indian Parliament...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives ICAPP Founding Chairman and Co-Chairman of Standing Committee and Former Speaker of House of Representatives of the Philippines...Chairman of Standing Committee of NPC arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Malaysian Expo, Health Seminar 20-22 Sept..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Marriage means loyalty".....ARTICLE: "Curses in Bagan Stone Inscriptions" Maha Suddhamma Jotikadhaja, Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 12 September 2012
Date of publication: 12 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Construction Minister inspects construction sites of Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun)...Dy CPT Minister tours Mandalay, Yatanarpon Myothit...FOB camp opened at Shwewetwun Jetty in Kawthoung...Heads from Buddha images lost in Thamangon Pagoda of Sagaing...Cash assistance provided to dead (sic), injured persons of capsized boat...Bridge damaged in erosion on Taungdwingyi-Aunglan railroad...Education: pivotal role for development of human resources...Traffic rules enforced in Mandalay...Garbage van hits cars in series...Fire surveillance CCTV installed on Mann Myanmar Plaza...Moderate earthquake jolts outside Myanmar...Seller slips from train...Unlicensed liquor sellers seized...Union A & I Minister inspects groundnut, soya bean and Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Relief aids donated to flood victims...Cash and kind donated to locals of Rakhine State...Stake driven for Pin Creek Bridge...i-Office 2010 course, Web-builder course opened...International Literacy Day observed...Middle school upgraded...Judge refresher course commences...Reckless driving truck plunges into roadside...MoU on Ayeyawady Dolphin Research and Conservation extended...An old man died in fire on 38th Street in Kyauktada...Fingerlings released into lakes in Taikkyi Township...Students show off skills in graduation performance...Slight earthquake hits 14 miles north of Mawlaik..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of Iranian Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of Nigerian Ambassador...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Chinese Ambassador and party...Union Information Minister receives Israeli Ambassador, US Ambassador...OIC delegation calls on Union Minister, signs MoU with Border Affairs Ministry...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives ambassadors, guests of Daily Telegraph...Health Ministry pays more attention to vaccination...Myanmar parasports team arrives back...Abandoned baby adopted...Curriculum Vitae of H.E Mr.Wu Bangguo, Chairman of the Standing Committee of 11th National People’s Congress of PRC...Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress of PRC and wife to pay a goodwill visit to Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Should you have a good cry?"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 11 September 2012
Date of publication: 11 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Being individuals who are responsible and accountable to particular organizations, we should manage ourselves and our organizations well...President U Thein Sein addresses heads of Union level organizations, members of Union Government - Persons to be appointed as deputy ministers make affirmation before the President...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (10-9-2012)...No smoking, no betel chewing zone for pilgrims...Visitors interested in over 250 years old monastery...CSC issued to locals in Hpa-an through one stop service...Yangon United FC emerges two successive years champion in MNL...A moderate earthquake jolts...Mythun breeding encouraged...Urbanization Plan (Project) organized...Development undertakings inspected...International Literacy Day ceremonies observed...MGF holds AGM...Relief aids, supplies donated to flood victims...Union Health Minister back from Indonesia...Dy Cooperative Minister visits cooperative institutions in Sagaing Region...Cargo train derails between Kadu and Mawhan stations in Mohnyin...Union Border Affairs Minister, OIC delegation, General Secretary of Indonesian Red Cross Society visit Sittway...MFF organizes U-12 Digicel Cup 2012...Union Minister attends coordination meeting for development of Shan State...World First Aid Day 2012 observed in Yangon...Workshop on Monsoon Onset Monitoring and Its Social and Ecosystem Impacts commences...Workshop on development of livestock, fisheries held in Chin State...Commodities, passengers of Lwejel easy access to Bhamo...Seized uncensored VCD, DVDs destroyed...Slight earthquake hits outside Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Border Affairs Minister, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia and Pacific Affairs of the US Department of State tour Maungtaw Township...Visitors interested in over 250 years old monastery...Union Health Minister back from Indonesia...UEC Chairman receives US Ambassador, New Mission Director of USAID...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives foreign guests...Union Border Affairs Minister, OIC delegation, General Secretary of Indonesian Red Cross Society visit Sittway...Singaporean footballers arrive in Myanmar...President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of newly-accredited Israeli Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of newly-accredited South African Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "International level education".....IN THIS ISSUE, OUT OF 16 PAGES, ONLY 6 PAGES + ADS RELATED TO MYANMAR.
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 10 September 2012
Date of publication: 10 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (9-9-2012)...Union Information Minister recommends launching a TV channel to distribute more facts about publications...Union SWRR Minister impressed with soccer glory...K 5000-top up cards to satisfy demands of telephone users...Magway University opens Inter-Subject Research Show...Instructions of Chief Justice of Union clarified...Sayadaw U Uttama Day commemorative essay contest held...Man striken by lightning in Bago...Union EP Minister on inspection tour of Ywama natural gas power station...New generation athletes taking trainees at sports zones...Mindon Creek erodes banks in Mindon Township...CASH PROVIDED [photo]...Regular transport resumes along Kawkareik-Myawady Road...Union CPT Minister inspects tasks for mobile network extension...Union Energy Minister calls for bold reforms...Blast in pounding gunpowder leaves one death...Ayeya Chief Minister honours victorious athletes...Yangon Region Chief Minister inspects two overpasses...National race ministers sightseeing Nay Pyi Taw...Basketball championships wrap up...Kicks of drunkard kill son...Chief Minister’s Cup Inter-District U-25 Football Tournament commences...Reserve rice ready for satisfying public demand..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker sees off Parliamentary delegation...Views on Myanmar’s peace process exchanged between Myanmar and Indonesia, Philippines...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...NPO from Japan donates Judo grass mats and judo-gi suits to MJF...Indian entrepreneurs to invest in Myanmar...Asian Cement Trade Seminar 13-14 Sept...Union Border Affairs Minister, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State observe objective conditions of Rakhine State..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Differences of over 60 million people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8K)
Date of entry/update: 10 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 9 September 2012
Date of publication: 09 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar needs international level education: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Union Information Minister meets chairman and CEC members of Myanmar Writers Association...One dead, 13 missing in boat capsize...Illegally (sic) Tailoring courses conducted in Kawthoung...medical practitioners seized...Motorboats with illegal timber seized in Rakhine State...CASH DONATED [photo]...Investigation commission to enquire firm evidence in Rakhine State...Protection of wildlife talked (sic)...Price of palm oil down...Heavy rains cause floods hitting rural areas...Tailoring courses conducted in Kawthoung...Car blazed near traffic light of Inya Road...Mid-Level Officer Management Course concludes...Cash, paddy strains provided for recultivation...Vice-President U Nyan Tun attends ceremony to conclude paddy cultivation in Bawdigon Village, Lewe Township...Rule of Law and Tranquility Committee to be beneficial to both legislature and country: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Department of Meteorology and Hydrology Weather Forecast for Second Dekad of September, 2012 (Issued on 8-9-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates First Secretary of Worker’s Party of Korea, First Chairman of National Defense Commission and Supreme Commander of DPRK...President U Thein Sein felicitates President of Presidium of Supreme People’s Assembly of DPRK...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to DPRK Premier...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates DPRK YANGON, 8 Sept— Union counterpart...Discussion between ASEAN Region production and market competitiveness work committees and entrepreneurs held...Marine product eel of Myanmar marketable in China...Seven questions: What kind of aid package does Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, have for Myanmar? [interview with NLM]...Indian Expo showcases products..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In any place of the motherland"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 8 September 2012
Date of publication: 08 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Five bills approved at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace and rule of law key to equality of opportunity [President U Thein Sein speaking at the meeting with national races affairs ministers from Regions and States]...KIA’s mine blast damages bridge between Mawhan and Mohnyin...Slight earthquake hits outside Myanmar...Stimulant tablets seized on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...18 private schools allowed in Mandalay Region...Hydropower on small scale for local people of Yamethin...More aged admitted at home...Free health care services given...Unlicenced motorcycles legalized...Short-term administrative course conducted...Cash provided to people in Rakhine State...Workshop on Development of Communication and Information Technology held...Repairing of damaged bridge completed in Shwegu..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann meets Norwegian Ambassador...Seoul of Korea organizes ASEAN Food and Beverage Exhibition...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives OIC delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "No Jack" ["...All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy..."]..... ARTICLES: "Myanmar possesses a great deal of opportunities for further development" Mr. J Stapleton Roy (Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States)..."Literacy, a vaccine for peace" Thein Oak Sein.....POEM: "LIGHT WHERE DARKNESS WAS" Maung Swe Ngae [Literacy]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 7 September 2012
Date of publication: 07 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: No representative has so far claimed the Union minister level rights and emoluments...Like other armed groups, KIA may ink peace agreements if they follow internationally and generally-accepted peace processes..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Resignations of Chairman and members of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union allowed...Medicinal dragon fruit marketable among consumers...Flood warning for Sittoung River...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Dekkhinathiri Tsp to host pilot project for mechanized farming...PRIZES PRESENTED [photo]...Fingerlings released into Ayeyawady River...Coord meeting for development of e-Government held...Wellwishers donate cash and kind to displaced people in Kachin State...Youth competes in Football Tournament in Putao...Referee refresher course, coaching course opened for boxing event...Hole-in-one scored at Meiktila Golf Course...Tun Foundation Bank Chairman’s Cup Football Tournament wraps up...Township Administrator’s Cup concludes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar to serve as coordinator in ASEAN-US relations from 2012-2015 - President U Thein Sein...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitation to Brazilian counterpart...US committed to take steps together in the process Myanmar has initiated - Permanent Representative to ASEAN Ambassador Mr David L Carden...U Kyaw Tin accredited as Permanent Representative to UN...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Brazilian counterpart...Corrigendum...Cherry wagons safety for users...Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives a delegation led by Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA of China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Faithful creatures" [dogs].....ARTICLE: "Literacy for Sustainable Development and Peace" Daw Khin Pyone Department of Myanmar Education Research Bureau
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 6 September 2012
Date of publication: 06 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Union level crossword still unresolved...Universities become independent bodies from Higher Education Department..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Fingerlings released to integrated farms in Mawgyun...Performing Arts Competitions held in Gangaw...Public health workers course kicks off...Nourishment week, breastfeeding week launched...Myanmar mini-saloons available freely...Mawlamyine BEHS-6 holds PTA meeting, prize presentation...Hydropower on small scale for local people of Yamethin...Fingerlings released into dams in Nyaungdon Township...TAXATION CLARIFIED [photo]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Flourishing of democracy system needs to have socio-economic development of the people - President U Thein Sein...Economic development of Myanmar needs the removal of economic sanctions against Myanmar French Senator and Chairman of South Asia Committee Mr Gerard Midquel...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA...2nd Myanmar Oil, Gas & Power Summit held...SME development key to economic performance...Mekong-Ganga Cooperation holds meetings in India...General Soe Win, General Ma Xiaotian focus on cooperation between Myanmar, Chinese armed forces...Corrigendum...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives Chairman of South-Asia Committee of French Senate...General Soe Win warmly welcomes Deputy Chief of General Staff of PLA...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives US congressman Mr. Dana Rohrabacher..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The feel-good factor".....ARTICLE: "Literacy for All" Thida (Education)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 5 September 2012
Date of publication: 05 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw - President’s messages on reshuffle and resignation of Union Ministers, resignation of Union Auditor-General; appointment and reshuffle of deputy ministers put on record... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Plans to build Myanan Sankyaw Golden Palace, Walls of Royal Palace and moats as national cultural park in Mandalay...Dy Health Minister meets with staff from Zeyathiri Tsp...Model maize plots harvested in Zeyathiri Township...Woman dies of electrocution...Explosion of hydrogen cylinder leaves one dead...Lectures given to Ministerial MCWA branch...Teaching aids provided to outstanding students in Insein Township...Cooperative societies promote socio-economy of rural people, reduce poverty rate...Uncensored VCDs seized at Bawgathiri Bus Terminal...Cash provided for development of Naga Self-Administered Zone...VISIT TO MUSEUM [photo]...Low pressure area in Northwest Bay of Bengal..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: South Africa heartened by success of democratization being implemented by Myanmar people - South African Minister Mrs Maite Nkoana-Mashabane...South African minister’s first-ever visit to Myanmar, sign for close ties and cooperation in the future - President U Thein Sein...Myanmar, South Africa to promote bilateral ties, cooperation...Closing ceremony of AVC Technical Seminar 2012 (Block and Defence) held...Union Ministers raise cooperation with Thai CP Company for agricultural, trade, livestock development...Saudi Arabia donates US$ 1 million for northern Rakhine State...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Director of Intelligence of Royal Thai Armed Forces and party...Turebalance sets donated to Jivitadana Sangha Hospital (Yangon)...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw receives Australian Senator and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar" ["Myanmar are friendly and they love peace and happiness..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3K)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 4 September 2012
Date of publication: 04 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Road safety measures would be achieved only when there is cooperation between responsible departments, organizations and people...Amyotha Hluttaw approves names for Chairmen, Secretary and members of the reorganized committees..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 42 minors allowed to resign from Defence Services...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Constitutional Tribunal of the Union, Announcement No.2/2012: 2nd Waning of Wagaung, 1374 ME (3rd September, 2012). Remonstration of Chairman of Investigation Board U Thein Swe and members...Cash assistance provided to war veterans in Hlaingbwe...Basic education schools upgraded in Myeik District...Health care services provided to local people in Mawgyun...New digital electric meters installed in Mandalay...NOURISHMENT WEEK LAUNCHED; ASSOCIATION FORMED [photos]...Cash donated to MCWA branches of Border Affairs Ministry...Union CPT minister on tour of Myaing Township...Defence cruises into final in Inter-Ministry Football Tourney...More than 3000 dentists in action...Displaced persons in Rakhine State receive aids (sic)...Dawei Magazine funded...Nourishment Week launched in Sittway...Snatching cases occur in queue of motorcycles for licences...People in Rakhine State provided with clothes...Damaged sections of Yangon-Mandalay Highway repaired...Non-Formal Primary Education launched in Myaungmya Township...Information for anti-human trafficking..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Under new political system foreign policy of Myanmar establishes amicable relations with every nation whether from East or West - President U Thein Sein -- Canada worth recognition as a trustworthy partner from Myanmar people - Canadian Minister Mr Edward Fast...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs attends 16th Summit of Non-Aligned Movement...Pyithu Hluttaw Commission Vice-Chairman receives Thai delegation...Union Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister back from Republic of Korea...1st Coordination Committee meeting held under Myanma JDS programme...Union Transport Minister receives Canadian minister...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Union EP-2 Minister, Thailand Deputy Minister of Ministry of Energy discussed (sic)...Some foreign airlines to fly to Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve and promote national prestige and integrity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 3 September 2012
Date of publication: 03 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Fingerlings released into lakes in Shan State...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (2-9-2012)...Union A & I Minister views tractors, excavators to be used in implementing 3000-acre mechanized farmlands...Loans disbursed to farmers in Myaing Township...School health facilities inspected in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Cash and kind donated to Rakhine people...Cooperative Syndicate holds AGM in Mingala Taungnyunt...Artistes to serve as coordinator between government and people...Effective information exchange system needed to prevent price fluctuation: Union Commerce Minister...Transport Ministry seeks suggestions from entrepreneurs, scholars...Work coord meeting focuses on successfully holding 19th Performing Arts Competitions...Flood victims in Thabaung Tsp provided with relief aids...Ngamoeyeik water treatment plant project completed by 84 per cent...Farmers prepare for re-cultivation of paddy in Kyaunggon Township...Environmental conservation talked (sic) Union Health Minister meets faculty members of Magway and Mandalay Universities of Medicine...in Bago...Kyaiklat Township breeding fish and growing paddy...Stimulant tablets seized in Nyaungshwe Township...Motor road repaired for better transport in Thabaung after floods...Fingerlings released into paddy fields in Momauk...PERFORMING ARTS COMPETITIONS OPENED; TRAFFIC RULES TALKED (sic) [photos]...Township Administrator’s Cup Football Tournament wraps up...Yangon East District A emerges champion in U-12 Football Tourney...Shwebo Township gets a new asphalt road...Monsoon tree growing ceremony held in Aungmyethazan..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Foreign investment and advanced technologies key to mining sector development...Bando Championship for XXVII SEA Games...MFF official leaves for Vietnam..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Wholesome food and healthy life"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 2 September 2012
Date of publication: 02 September 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (1-9-2012)...Almost all the schools opened in Ayeyawady Region...New school building opened in Singu Township...Stimulant tablets worth K 2.4 million seized...PRIZES PRESENTED; PRIZES AWARDED [photo]...Gold entrepreneurs contribute to regional development in Kawlin...Monsoon paddy cultivated in Mobailuk Sub-Township...Story telling, extempore talks and poem recitation contests held...Primary School upgraded to BEMS Branch in Myitkyina...Region Chief Minister on tour of development tasks in Myeik Township...Scholarship for medical students...Sky Net Cup 2012 Men’s Hockey Tournament continues...New ward administrator elected through secret voting...International Basic Wrestling Course 3-14 Sept...Fingerlings released into paddy fields...Nourishment Week launched in Hmawby Township...Transform to mechanized farming discussed...Alleviation of poverty undertaken in Mawgyun...Electric detonators worth K 32.1 million seized in Nawngkhio...Medical services provided to flood victims in Kyaunggon...Agricultural Machinery Operating Course kicks off...Customs staff donate blood for 27th time...Multiplier Librarian Course opened...Myanmar’s Policy on Social and Economic Development on 8 Sept...Raising of bund at Kyaukse Lake undertaken...Annual General Meeting of MCPA on 8 Sept...Myitta Akhadaw Day observed at Shwedagon Pagoda...Vaccination injected to animals in Ayeyawady Region..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Vietnamese counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates Vietnamese Prime Minister...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Vietnamese counterpart...Vice-President U Nyan Tun felicitates Vietnamese counterpart...Union Sports Minister calls for pulling off victory in XXVII SEA Games...Union A & I Minister views plantations, scientific paddy plantations in Pyinmana Township...Business Support Center launched in Yangon...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Vietnamese counterpart...Myanmar, Cuba emphasize promotion of bilateral trade...AVC Technical Seminar 2012 opened...Selected Myanmar men’s volleyball team leave for Vietnam...Myanmar sports officials leave for Thailand...Myanmar’s Policy on Social and Economic Development on 8 Sept... "PERSPECTIVES": "Productive working condition".....ARTICLE: "Union level crossroads or Assessment of Union level definition" Dr Malar Aung Pro-Rector Yangon East University.....SUPPLEMENT (not in Internet edition): eight-page supplement on 2012 Social Security Law and Law Amending 1955 Government Housing (Expelling) Act attached
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 1 September 2012
Date of publication: 01 September 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Applying of writs against decisions of Union level organizations contrary to constitution...Factory equipped with international standard safety system against smokes, sewage and other wastes..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Deputy Minister appointed [U Ye Htut as Deputy Minister for Information]...Enforcement of Farmland Law designated [Farmland Law enters into force, 31 August]...Workshop on development of breeding and fisheries in Kachin State held...People in Rakhine State provided with cash and foodstuff...Second phase of overage car import substitution programme...OUTSTANDING STUDENTS HONOURED; Union Minister for Border Affairs and Myanma Economic Development Lt-Gen Thein Htay being welcomed by Malaysian Ambassador to Myanmar Dr. Ahmad Faisal bin Muhamad at reception to mark 55th National Day and 79th Armed Forces Day, held at Sedona Hotel on 31st August' FOOTBALL COMPETED (sic) [photos]...Permission granted to Shan State Kokant Democratic Party to form political party...Myanma Rice and Paddy Cultivation and Export Coordination Meeting held...Vaccination injected to animals in Ayeyawady Region...Moehti Moemi gold mine being shaped into town...Taxation talks given to students in Yanbye...Workshop to transform to mechanized farming held in Shwenyaung...Workshop on development of ICT held...Fingerlings released into paddy fields...Repairing of inundated roads completed in Pathein District...Earthquake jolts...Fingerlings released into paddy fields in Momauk...Mobile Clinic launched in Nyaunglebin..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Self-study" ["...To promote education system, we need to shift from ordinary education to the self-study learning..."].....ARTICLE: "Reinsurance. What’s that?" Win Myint Han
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5)
Date of entry/update: 01 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 31 August 2012
Date of publication: 31 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Government taking steps for utilization of renewable energy on a wide scale: Deputy Energy Minister...Government seeking every possible way for promoting education system..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (30-8-2012)...MYANMAR GAZETTE...GIS mapping to be used in nationwide taking of census...Union Health Minister calls for production of competent medics...Seminar on capacity building for drafting CESR and management commences...Regions and States Champion Challenge Cup 2012 wraps up...Zwegabin United FC honoured...District INRD opens Job Training Course...Bags of rice donated to flood victims in Kyaunggon...Pungpahkyem Sub-Township Office opened...Workshop on transform of mechanized farming discussed...Stimulant tablets seized in Moehti Moemi gold mine...Demonstration on cultivation of Palethwe paddy strain performed...Kan Thein Education and Health Foundation makes donations...Information for anti-human trafficking...AGM HELD; OUTSTANDING STUDENTS HONOURED; PRIZES AWARDED; EXECUTIVES LEAVES FOR THAILAND [photos]...New school building handed over in Yekyi...Relief aids presented to flood victims in Kyaunggon...Villages along Sittoung River flooded...Child Protection Course opens in Dala...Prizes awarded in U-12, U-16 football tournaments in Waingmaw...Reckless driving Dyna hits seller...Motor cycle stealer seized in Pyinmana...Invitation for Proposal by Myanma Shipyards for Joint Venture Partnership in Shipyard Business in Myanmar...Multiplier librarian course concludes in Hlegu Township...Ministry of Construction opens Spoken English Course..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Malaysian King; President U Thein Sein felicitates Malaysian Prime Minister...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Malaysian counterpart...UEC Chairman U Tin Aye receives member of Advisory Council to President of the Republic of Indonesia...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives International Law Experts Group, IPDC...BOBLME Regional Hilsa Fisheries Assessment Working Group Meeting held...Final match of new generation basketball players held along with prize presentation ceremony..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Value lives of others"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 September 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 30 August 2012
Date of publication: 30 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw has power to issue orders regarding administration...MP calls for modernization of Yangon into international commercial hub..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Deputy Ministers appointed [U Thant Kyaw Ministry of Foreign Affairs; U Zin Yaw Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Dr Maung Maung Thein Ministry of Finance and Revenue]...Law revoking the Foreign Relations Act (Union Hluttaw Law No. 14, 2012)...Only with peace and stability, can socio-economic life improve, likewise, only there is socio-economic development, can peace and stability be strengthened - Overtures have been made with all the political elements to ensure their participation in political reforms designed for political stability...MWAF clarifies its plans...Transport services given to passengers along highways...Bronze statue of Mogok Sayadaw in progress...Buddhist cultural course wraps up...Shan Street Market reopened in Sangyoung Township...DHF PREVENTED [photo]...Sittoung River overflows at low-land of Toungoo for second time...Fingerlings released into paddy fields...Train derails between Toegyaunggale and Ngamoeyeik stations...Re-cultivation of monsoon paddy arranged in Kyonpyaw...CDRT’s coordination meeting (1/2012) held...The Workshop on negotiation of seeking problems on elimination of illegal trade held...Mon State chief minister calls for boosting per acre yield...Bags of rice sent to Putao..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Law revoking the Foreign Relations Act (Union Hluttaw Law No. 14, 2012)...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Regional Director for Asia and Pacific, Legal Advisor for South East Asia...I & P Ministry, UNFPA meet for nationwide taking of census in 2014...Korean media delegation concludes visit...Indian government presents 0.2 million USD for victims in Rakhine State...Meeting on region-level mining sector development, promoting export quality and market penetration held...Union A & I Minister discusses with Indian Agriculture Minister..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a modern, developed country"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 29 August 2012
Date of publication: 29 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Answers to Hluttaw should be explicit with respect for the people...Income tax levy aimed at scrutinizing the source of income..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Permission granted to resign from the post of Union Ministers [U Khin Maung Myint, Ministry of Construction; U Zaw Min Ministry of Electric Power No.1]...Permission granted to resign from the post of Union Auditor-General [U Lun Maung]...Deputy Minister reshuffled [Deputy Minister for Information U Soe Win has been appointed at the Ministry of Religious Affairs as deputy minister]...Dialogue on Water- Food-Energy Security 30 Aug... Personal and household goods donated to flood victims in Kyaukme...Books, publications donated to village library...Fingerlings released to paddy fields in Thongwa...Ayeyawady Region Cooperative Union holds AGM...Horizon of vocational students broadened with traffic rules...Information for anti-human trafficking...Awards presented to model mothers in Kyaukse...Meeting to review telecommunications bill (draft) held...Stipend granted for offspring of war veterans...Yamethin MCWA holds low-cost cookery contest...Library and Information Centre of Pyithu Hluttaw Social Development Committee opened...Workshop on development of region level mines sector in Kayin State...Roads and bridges inspected at Yangon and Bago Regions...Fingerlings released into paddy fields...Cherry FM holds third anniversary...Workshop on durability of library held...Nourishment Week activities held in Shwepyitha Township...Bags of rice supplies to flood victims of Hlegu...Landslides on Kengtung- Tachilek Road...Male wild elephant dies in Chaungtha protected forest...Twined branches of coconut plant in significant view...TREES PLANTED; SPORTS DEVELOPMENT DISCUSSED: [photo]...Cash donated to build library in Mingin Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives UN Under-Secretary-General...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives UN Under-Secretary-General...Union A&I Minister, Vietnamese agriculturists view progress of plantation...Korean media delegation meets officials of ministries in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Teams to take part in 6th Asia Junior Sports event...Myanmar citizen Aung Myat (a) Kham Hon temporarily extradited to People’s Republic of China to help pass judgement on Sai Naw Kham...Myanmar disabled athletes leave for England to compete in London Paralympic Games 2012...Korean media delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda...Flood warning for the Sittoung River..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Our main focus" [rapid development].....ARTICLE: "A Way to Happiness — Contentment" Khin Aye Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 28 August 2012
Date of publication: 28 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw invited as full-fledged partner of Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Ministers reshuffled [9 posts]...Gold wares lost while distributing rice and drinking water to relief camps...Haka emerges third district in Chin State...Boat capsized in canal...Danger of lightning talked (sic) in Toungoo District...Plan underway to implement TadaU Hotel Zon...Fruit gatherer falls from tree...Elimination of forced labour in Taninthayi Region clarified...Union Minister visits members of the Sangha undergoing medical treatment at Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Ayeyawady Region Cooperative Union holds AGM...Bay Bulletin...School Health Week activity launched in Insein Township...Training course for development of meat and fish sector conducted in Myaungmya...Rail transportation resumes on Pathein-Yekyi railroad section...Ploughing concludes in Putao for 2012 cultivation season...Multiplier Librarian Course kicks off in Paung...New bus lines to be run soon in Yangon...TRAFFIC RULES COURSE OPENED; FOOTBALL TEAM HONOURED [photos]...Talks about IT for faculty members, students in Monywa UCS...Landslide leaves damage of five houses in Letpadan Township...Large tortoise found in Taungdwingyi Township...Union Election Commission member appointed...Deputy Ministers appointed [15 posts]...Flood warning for Sittoung River...Black-listed Myanmar citizens get green light.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives UN Under-Secretary-General...Ceremony for Development of Lumbini, Nepal, 2012 held...Appointment of [New Zealand] Ambassador agreed on...Myanmar juniors sweep Thailand to clinch volleyball glory..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Climate change".....ARTICLE: "2012 School Health Week" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 27 August 2012
Date of publication: 27 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preventive measures essential to minimize impacts of natural disaster...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-8-2012)...Maximum weight of axle fixed 10 tons...H & T Ministry focuses on promoting hotels and tourism industry in Inlay area...MAPCO to pick up agricultural products...Tube-well sunk in rural region of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Leadership Academy for Development Programme workshop held...Cash and rice donation ceremony for monastic education schools held...Yatanarpon to launch telecommunication services...Educators, teachers meet to promote educational sector in Mandalay Region...Registration process for motorcycles, tuk-tuk in Mandalay...Fish breeding short-term course opened in Hlawga...BREASTFEEDING WEEK LAUNCHED [photo]...Betel brokers of Thiri Mingala Market donated to flood victim...Thanlyin Township Traditional Artistes and Artisans Association reconstituted...Outstanding students honoured in Kyaukpadaung Township...Free health care service provided to flood victims...UEC Chairman attends opening of school buildings in TadaU Township, honours outstanding students...Low pressure still persists...State Level Peace-Making Group, Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO) hold peace talks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Korean media delegation arrives in Yangon...Myanmar A cruises into final in SEA Junior Men’s Volleyball C’ship..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Teachings of the Lord".....ARTICLE: "Taungbyone Nat festival of Wakhaung" Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 26 August 2012
Date of publication: 26 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Collaborative efforts of government and people crucial to overcome challenges...Bay Bulletin...Flood warning for Sittoung and Thanlwin Rivers...Advice sought from Ovadaçariya Sayadaws...MoU inked for feasibility study on Yangon Coal-Fired Power Plant...ICT reforms to start in Yangon Region...Saikkhaung pineapple marketable at Nay Pyi Taw Ahara Thukha Market...Loans for monsoon paddy disbursed in Kachin State...Cash, rice donated to Mary Chapman’s School for the Deaf, Islam homes for the aged...Sky Net Cup Hockey Championship 2012 kicks off...People work in concert at sanitation, fumigation in Kamayut...Saplings planted in Myaungmya Township...Rural development undertaken in Monghsat...Farmers trained to operate agricultural machinery...New transport services launched in Taunggyi...FIRE DRILL EXERCISED [photo]...Two-storey building handed over in Yekyi Township...Woman drowned in drain...Four dead in head on collision in Thaketa...Two killed in crash between motorcycle, car...Two arrested for using poison to catch fish...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives guests from Johns Hopkins University...Stipends and prizes presented to outstanding students of Chanayethazan BEHS No. 15...Corrigendum..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ICT reforms to start in Yangon Region...SEA Junior Men’s Volleyball C’ship 2012 continues..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar Agricultural Sector: Window to the World".....ARTICLE: "Continuing Education" Hlaing Thinn
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 25 August 2012
Date of publication: 25 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: SWRR Ministry empowers women, protects children, takes care of the aged, strives for development of persons with disabilities; legal and measures for instilling discipline to betel-chewers in spitting...Health Department opens station hospital, rural health care centers and rural health care centers (branch) after drafting fifth five-year short-term National Plan..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Farmers should run other business to generate more income without relying on agricultural sector only - Only when all the people work hard, can the nation keep abreast of other developing countries...Flood warning of Sittoung River...Dy Health Minister inspects health care services in PyinOoLwin, Sagaing...SPED director-general meets members of Myanmar athletes...Work Committee for holding the 19th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts meets...DIL Container Vehicle Yard and Container Station commissioned...Coordination meeting for reusing of agricultural flooded lands held...School children in Taikkyi Township fed on nutrition (sic)...Leaves replaces plastic bags at Hsipin Market in Kawlin...Torrential rain triggers landslides on Kengtung-Tachilek Road...Mawlamyinegyun Township MCWA donates books, stationery, cash to school children...Mawlamyinegyun Township MCWA donates books, stationery, cash to school children...Application forms for matriculation exam (2013) available..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Mya Nyein receives US guests...UCSB Chairman arrives back from Japan after visiting Training Institutions for Civil Service Officials...Talks for Myanmar and Vietnamese entrepreneurs...WVM donates 497 rice bags to flood victims in Pathein..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Killer mosquitoes"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 24 August 2012
Date of publication: 24 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Only some ministeries’ proposed funds reduced.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Water Level of the Thanlwin exceeds danger level in Hpa-an...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Rakhine State Chief Minister meets townselders in Sittway Tsp...Flood victims in Pathein provided with bags of rice...MWAF lectures women’s affairs committees of Ministries...Sky Net’s Cup 2012 Hockey Tournament on 25 August...Over 100,000 fingerlings released into rice field in Kyaunggon...Anti-dengue campaign conducted in Shwepyitha Township...Drinking water supplied to flood victims in Ingapu...Flood’s victim property stolen...Flood victims in Ayeyawady Region get aids (sic)...Fingerlings released into rice field in Wakema...Yekyi FFSA donates provisions to flood victims in villages...Flood damages roads, bridges in Nyaunglebin...Three arrested for gambling in Bago Region...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Pathein...Two injured when 22-wheeled truck collides light truck...Delegation of Patheingyi Institute of Agriculture makes excursion to educational farms in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...First batch final exams to be held by YUDE, MUDE...NUTRITION WEEK [photo]...Woman stabbed to death in Yekyaw Village, Ngapudaw Tsp...Information for anti-human trafficking...Food, aids distributed to flood victims in Shwegyin...New teaching method to be introduced into technological universities in Myanmar as of 2012-2013 academic year..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Ukrainian counterpart...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Ukrainian Prime Minister...17th South East Asian Junior Men’s Volleyball Championship 2012...Union Construction Minister calls for improvement of transport facilities ahead of AFTA...ROK Embassy donates books to MLF...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Transport, Communication and Construction Committee meets CSIS’s Senior Advisor and Director...Necessary measures to be taken in advance to give protection to migrant workers...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Transport, Communication and Construction Committee meets CSIS’s Senior Advisor and Director...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Director of EU Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection Office...Workshop on development of hotels and tourism sectors in Mandalay and Bagan-NyaungU Regions held...`Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives Japanese guests...Opening ceremony parade and torch relay for SEA Games discussed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Role of ethics" [in government]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 23 August 2012
Date of publication: 23 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Auto mobiles industries in industrial zones will have to pay income taxes only when they make profits...Will sericulture become contributor to Chin State’s economy?..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: To improve socio-economic status of farmers, firm commitment sine qua non for development of agricultural sector - Vice-President U Nyan Tun visits high-yield hybrid rice plantations...Public companies, indispensable minimum foundation for capital market...UMFCCI course concludes...Cash donated to SDCC...Knowledge on traffic rules imparted...Meetings for development of socio-economic status of people held...Flood warning for Sittoung, Shwegyin rivers...People in Rakhine State provided with cash and clothes...Political party applies for establishing party [Myanmar Farmers’ Development Party]...MWAF lectures women’ affairs committees of Ministry of Transport...Two men killed in electrocution accident...Athletes receive basic English proficiency skills...People in Kume get free medical care...Mothers benefit from Nutrition activities...Over 42000 rice field in Yekyi Township flooded..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives MP of Prosperous Justice Party of Indonesia and party...Basic Diplomatic Skill course concludes...Japan, Myanmar Judo players conduct joint training...Opening of 17th South East Asian Junior Men’s Volleyball Championship 2012 held... .. "PERSPECTIVES": "Be serious about traffic rules for road safety"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 22 August 2012
Date of publication: 22 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: First special session of Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw concluded...Hluttaw is working for the integrity of the Hluttaw and its law makers while giving advices to become upright judiciary system...Only when every citizen is dutiful, will they be able to enjoy the fruits of the State..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein meets with members of National Economic and Social Advisory Council-NESAC...Seminar on reforming legal system on public companies held...Flood-hit victims go home as situation returns to normalcy...MWAF clarifies programs, tasks to WAOs...Loans provided for rural development...E-pension system launched at MEB...Union Minister Lt-Gen Thein Htay meets Rakhine State Conflicts Investigation Commission Members...Coord meeting for opening of higher computer universities held...Workshop on Development of Road Transportation held...Workshop on promoting of education system held...Rare tortoise found in Kalay...Relief aids sent to flood victims in Pantanaw Township...200,000 baby fish released into Kinpuntaung Dam...School uniforms provided to needy students...Aids (sic) reaches out flood victims in Shwegyin...School Building handed over...Flood distrupts trains in Kawlin...Flood sweeps away 10 houses, damages one bridge in Mabein... Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Brazilian Ambassador and party...The incidents in the Rakhine State are sectarian conflicts which are purely internal affairs of a sovereign state - They are not relating to any kind of religious persecution or religious discrimination [Ministry of Foreign Affairs - full text of press release dated 21 August]...Coord meeting for launching small satellite for observing the globe held...Union FM receives US Ambassador...Coordination meeting for holding 27th SEA Games...Air Asia spreads its wings to Mandalay...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets US Ambassador Mr Derek J. Mitchell..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote home kitchen gardening to remove pesticide from our bowl"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 21 August 2012
Date of publication: 21 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: MPs call for uprightness of judicial system, right to trial by jury...Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts to be held only by region and state governments..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: It is up to two agencies to choose whatever political line of struggle of their own volition as both are independent ones formed in line with the constitution - Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw sends a message dated 14 August to President - President sends back a message dated 20 August to Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw...Tough MoI Team take a lead in Group DD match of the Last 16...Flood Bulletin...Constitutional Tribunal of the Union holds press conference...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Constitutional Tribunal of the Union Statement No. 1/2012 3rd Waxing of Wagaung, 1374 ME (20th August, 2012)...Cash and clothes donation for locals of Rakhine State continues...All publications exempted from being scrutinized in advance by Press Security and Registration Division - Two categories on politics and religion placed under publish-after-check system according to press scrutiny policies changing plan...Launching MPU Card and security exchange laws discussed...Health care services in Bago Region (west) inspected...Objectives of 19th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions...Farmers ran into trouble with flood and flood victims provided with bags of paddy strain and cash assistance...Farmers in flood-hit areas provided with paddy strain and cash assistance...Course on implementation of prevention of military recruitment of underage children opened...Rakhine State Chief Minister meets Islam religious leaders...Mortorcyclists gets fines for breaking traffic rules...Flood ruins betel farms in Pantanaw Township...Palm Wood replaces hard wood in central Myanmar...Rice planted in 98 per cent of rain-fed field in Pyu...Over 400 pirate DVDs seized...All Myanmar Arts, Sculptures Show in December...Electric fishing down fish population in Yedashe...Bus Fares don’t up despite flood...120000 stimulant tablets seized..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar selected volleyball team scores victory...Prize awarding for outstanding trainees in RBAFA Course held...Buddhist conference between Myanmar and Thailand held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A worthwhile visit" [festivals]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 20 August 2012
Date of publication: 20 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Construction Minister inspects roadwork on Pyay-Paukkaung-Toungoo...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (19-8-2012)...Flood warning for Sittoung, Shwegyin rivers...Farmers fight back flood in Bago...Outstanding students honoured in Thongwa...Union CPT Minister on inspection tour of Yatanarpon Teleport...Cash donated to flood victims in Madauk...Sowing of paddy seeds demonstrated in Pauktaw Township...Relief aids provided to flood victims in Shwegyin Township...Breastfeeding Week marked in Sangyoung Township...Prizes awarded to outstanding students, teachers in Pyu...Winners awarded in reading habit skill contest...School uniforms provided to students in Kyaunggon...CSC ISSUED; EXHIBITION OPENED; BREASTFEEDING CONTEST HELD; REFRESHMENT GIVEN [photos]...Union F & R Minister calls for accurate and secure online banking services...Launching ceremony of iPay Head Office...Union Sports Minister meets officers from the ministry...Billboards on traffic rules erected in Tachilek...Nourishment Week 2012 of Shan State (North) launched in Lashio...Foods, supplies transported to Putao region by air...Basic administrative reform multiplier course opened...Fingerlings released to farmlands in Nyaungdon Township...Licences issued to motorcycles in Nyaunglebin Township...Stimulant tablets seized in Tatkon Township...Gamblers together with K 300,000 arrested...Nourishment Weeks launched in Mabein...Cash donated to delivery room, school in Tachilek...Workshop on Development of Agricultural Sector of Magway Region held...All Myanmar Islam Association announces its attitude towards incidents in Rakhine State...Blood collectively donated at Shwedagon Pagoda...Golf qualifier wraps up in Mandalay...Low pressure becomes unimportant..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Hungarian President...Myanmar trounces New Zealand 3-0 in volleyball friendly...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Hungarian counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Engines of growth" [cities]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 19 August 2012
Date of publication: 19 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Third day of Special Session 1/2012 for First Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw continues.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cooperative means working together with others towards common goal...Fire brigade members make (sic) voluntary tasks in Yangon General Hospital...Basic Spoken English and Basic Computer Course conclude...Surprise check performed at motorcycles in Zabuthiri Township...Talks on fish resources given in Thongwa...Fingerlings released into rivers, creeks in Minhla, Monyo...Farmers, businessmen urged to change mind set to improve productivity...MWAF clarifies its plans to ministries...Strong earthquake jolts outside Myanmar...Ward administrator elected in Kyimyindine Township...Loans disbursed to agriculture, livestock breeding cooperative societies...Cookery contest marks Nourishment Week...Taxation talks given to students in Monyo...Cookery contest marks Nourishment Week...Tachilek BEHS gets new school building...Multiplier librarian course conducted in Bilin Township...New bus line runs from Dagon Myothit (East) to Sule...Multiplier librarian course concludes in Hlinethaya Township...Union Education Minister visits Yankin Education College...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (18-8-2012)...Tune-up volleyball match on 18 Aug..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanma Airways signs first MoU on Joint Operation for ground handling services...Bago Region Chief Minister meets JICA personnel...Contracts to purchase 30000 metric tons of asphalt signed...Workshop on Development of Communication and Information Technology held in Mandalay..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A significant landmark" [SEA Games].....ARTICLE: "Verdant Tuyin hill, sublime Zedi and pleasant Lake" Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 18 August 2012
Date of publication: 18 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Action would be taken against unlicensed money lenders in accord with the Money Lenders Acts (1945) and Micro Finance Law...Emphasis placed on regional development and supply of timber demand for the people..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Investigation Commission formed [into the events in Rakhine State]...Appointment of Chief Justice of Ayeyawady Region High Court...Appointment of Judge of Ayeyawady Region High Court...Flood warning for Thanlwin, Shwegyin, Sittoung Rivers...Slight earthquake hits 25 miles northeast of Mawlamyine...Multiplier librarian course commences in Kamayut Township...School health week activities launched...Agricultural loans, inputs provided to farmers in Einm...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to students in Mindat...Nourishment Week 2012 marked in Labutta...Preservation of fish resources educated to local fishermen, entrepreneurs...Thriving of Palethwe hybrid paddy demonstrated...STIPEND PROVIDEED; SAPLINGS PLANTED; AEROBICS CONTEST HELD [photo]...Stimulant tablets seized in Lashio...Narcotic drugs seized in PyinOoLwin...Zomi Congress for Democracy to register as political party...Basic English Course No. 1/2012 on law subject for law officers concluded...Non-formal primary education launched in Mawgyun...Low pressure...Teak saplings watered in Yesagyo Township...Administrator’s Cup Football Tournament kicks off...Ticket prices hikes in waterway...Motorcycle licences issued to youths of above 16...Yesagyo Township grows monsoon paddy...Modulating canal to Meiktila Lake dredged...Performing Arts Competitions wraps up in Labutta...Talks on nourishment week given in Taikkyi Township...Dyna bus hits tuk-tuk without control...Insein General Hospital (300-bed) gets new ward for the aged... area on Northwest Bay of Bengal...Supreme Court of the Union, region/state high courts hold coordination meeting..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: First meeting of APSC Committee held...Fund raising, awarding sub-committee to be well-behaved in 27th SEA Games...Japanese delegation meets UMFCCI President...Myanmar chess team leaves for Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Accomplishments and challenges of ASEAN"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 17 August 2012
Date of publication: 17 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves to fund establishment of ASEAN Humanitarian Aid Center...First Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw special session held...Rules lack of practicality and flexibility are to be amended: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Reconstruction and maintenance of irrigation facilities, equal learning opportunities discussed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (16-8-2012)...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Ministry would not get involved in selection of Myanmar Thabin Professionals Association: Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan...Flood warning for Sittoung River...Shwekyarbingemsmarketsupervisory committee meeting holds...Nay Pyi Taw Inter- Ministry Men’s football tournament goes on...Priority given to self-administered zone/ division, state/region for development tasks...Information for anti-human trafficking...CSC ISSUED; BREASTFEEDING DEMONSTRATED; TREES PLANTED; VITAMIN-A GIVEN [photos]...Palethwe paddy seeds sown in Pauktaw Township...DHF preventive measures taken in Thegon Township...Various subjects of books, publications donated to village library...Fertilizer broadcast at Palethwe paddy plantation...Warning for precautionary measures against flood..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Indonesian counterpart...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Indonesian Vice-President...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Indonesian counterpart...Union Defence Minister Lt-Gen Hla Min meets Thai Defence Minister Air Chief Marshal Sukumpol Suwanatat...10th East Asia Forum (EAF) commences...Thai goodwill delegation led by Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Navy Admiral concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Quit bad habits".....ARTICLE: "Constitution and pillars’ duties" Maung Aye Chan (Harvard) ["...The Hluttaws need to be strong. However, they should be strong just for the interests of the State and the people and it is the time to adopt the concept that each pillar must have the ability to be tested by the check and balance system..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 16 August 2012
Date of publication: 16 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Vice-President elected to fill vacant Vice-President at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Session...NGOs play a key role in handling disasters promptly: MPs...Speed of service doubled for ADSL Internet as trial without changing fee in proper uplink transmission places of Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay as of 15 July..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Success would be achieved only when Union ministries set legal framework and Region/State governments supervise respective departmental personnel [Third day session of the second Planning Commission]...Verdict handed down on Submission No. 1/2012 submitted by Attorney-General of the Union on behalf of the President of the Union...New building of BEPS Branch handed over...Information for anti-human trafficking...Agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers in YeU...Health knowledge disseminated to people in Tachilek...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Nyaunglebin...OUTSTANDING STUDENT HONOURED [photo]...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Hluttaw committee chairmen, Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission members...Symposium on neglected tropical diseases 25 Aug...Overspeed express driver faces one-month ban... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Thai Defence Minister...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Thai Defence Minister...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Navy...UEC Chairman receives foreign guests...U Min Lwin presents his Credentials to Indonesian President...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives delegation of American Chamber of Commerce...Diplomatic relations established between Myanmar and Luxembourg...Ambassador appointment agreed on..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Town and village plans"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 15 August 2012
Date of publication: 15 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Speaker requests patience of parliamentarian; row over Union level organization definition to be sent to President...Miners have no rights to enjoy fixed pension rates like Tatmadawmen as they are not Tatmadawmen..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends second day session of Planning Commission Second Meeting...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-8-2012)...First coord meeting on Communications Consultancy held...Earthquake News...Union Construction Minister inspects road works...Public notice for remonstration Shan State Kokang Democratic Party]...DHF preventive measures taken in Mogaung...Cash, books donated to village library in Hinthada Township...TRAINING PROVIDED [photo]...Political parties apply for registration [Shan State Kokang Democratic Party]...Union I&C Minister attends 2012 first bi-annual coordination meeting of IPRD...Flood bulletin...Precautionary measures for swollen river..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Indian Ambassador...RRD, Solidarites International (Myanmar) sign MoU...VMS eyes supporting Myanmar telecommunications sustainable development...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Admiral Nyan Tun receives C-in-C of Royal Thai Navy...Admiral Nyan Tun welcomes Thai goodwill delegation...Denmark provides over US$ 8 million to improve livelihoods and health in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The opposition" ["...genuine political opposition is a necessary attribute of democracy, tolerance, and trust in the ability of citizens to resolve differences by peaceful means...]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 14 August 2012
Date of publication: 14 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: There are 0.6 million registered workers who have rights to enjoy social security across the country - Union Ministries are taking actions against staff who break the rules regardless of posting areas...School textbooks and six exercise books each provided to students from KG to fourth standard free of charge in realizing compulsory education system..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Issues of poor utility services and infrastructures must be addressed first in Yangon, Mandalay - President U Thein Sein addresses second meeting of Planning Commission...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-8-2012)...Outstanding students honoured in Kawkareik...Cash assistance presented to students of veterans in PyinOoLwin...Distinction winning students honoured in Pyapon...Statement of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on its trip to the Kachin State (5/2012)...Deputy Minister attends opening courses...STIPENDS PROVIDED [photos]...Management Staff Grade-4 Course commences...Prevention against floods demonstrated in Myanaung...Yekyi- Zayathla railroad inundated...Cultivation of Palethwe paddy demonstrated in Taungup...Self-reliant concrete road commissioned into service in Hinthada...Taxation knowledge disseminated to students in Letpadan...Car plunges into road side of Expressway...Workers injured in traffic accident in Yedashe Township... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Experts meet to review Nomination Dossier of three city states...Union FM receives International Management Group (IMG)... National Community Forestry Roundtable Meeting continues tomorrow...National Culture and Fine Arts University provided with publications...Colombian, Nepalese cultural experts visit NCFAU (Yangon)...US Universities, Mandalay universities to join hands...Flood warning for Ayeyawady, Sittoung and Shwegyin Rivers..... "PERSPECTIVES": "No need to worry about" ["...those problems [environmental disruption] would soon be successfully addressed through the environmental conservation law which is being discussed at the Hluttaw, and no need to worry about that."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 13 August 2012
Date of publication: 13 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: As nation’s future totally depends on peace, prevailing peace in the country is a must - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attaches great importance to peaceful Myanmar...Faculty members, students from Pwintbyu, studying in Institute of Agriculture visit crops plantations...Farmers get loans, aids flood victims in Kyaunggon Township get aids...Flood warning for Thanlwin River...STIPENDS GRANTED; CSC ISSUED [photos]...Strong earthquake jolts at China border...Collective teak sapling cultivation held in Yekyi Township...Agricultural loans disbursed in Pyinmana...Yangon Region shows love for mother earth...Nay Pyi Taw Inter- Ministry Men’s Football Tournament continues...Awarding ceremony for school health week activity held in Taunggyi Tsp...First conference of Myanmar Seamen’s Federation (MSF) held...Durability of library discussed in Dawbon...Taxation knowledge disseminated to students in Paungde...Taxation knowledge shared to basic education middle students...Roadside safety supervised at Maha Bandoola Bridge...Knowledge about taxation disseminated in Ayadaw...Vacant plots to be put under kitchen crops...Car hits roadside trees in dodging car on opposite (sic)...Cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy demonstrated in Maubin...Tamu District Police Force holds workshop...Cooperative Society holds AGM in Kyaikmaraw...Strong winds hit Pyapon Township...Policy for nurturing of children discussed in YeU...Cash assistance provided to offspring of war veterans...Traffic rules course for other ranks concludes...Environmental conservation talked (sic) at Paukkhaung BEHSs...Insein-Shwepyitha bus causes upside down (sic)...Taxation knowledge shared to students...Myanmar Thabin Asiayon (Central) holds coord meeting...Floods hit Peinzalok of Nyaunglebin Township...Government accommodates victims at tents as first step in undertaking relief works, next step places them at better buildings...New school building handed over in Chanayethazan Township..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Find new strategy to eliminate killer disease: Tuberculosis".....ARTICLE: "The unsolved puzzle of Bagan monuments Inventory" Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 12 August 2012
Date of publication: 12 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Trainees of midwifery course decorated with caps...Work coordination meetings for planning and performing arts competitions held in Mon State...Driver charged of overloading truck...Agricultural equipment provided by Nay Pyi Taw Council...Multiplier librarian course conducted in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Taxation knowledge shared to (sic) students in Gwa...Union Sports Minister views Regions and States Champion Challenge Cup 2012 sports events...Basic Governance Reform Short-Term Course opened in Kyaukpyu...Library, furniture, books donated in Pwintbyu...Flood Warning...Nanpan Bridge formally inaugurated...Special Refresher Course No 47 for Basic education teachers concludes...Coord meeting on development of health sector held...Outstanding students, teachers honoured...Short-term course for reform of governance opened...Cash and kind donated to flood victims in Shwegyin...Farm worker dies in explosion of grenade...Tornado hits offices, schools in Paung...CSC ISSUED; AGM HELD; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photos]...Water level raises at Ayeyawady River along Sagaing-Mingun Road...Traffic rules talked (sic) at basic education school...Strong winds hit Dagon East Township...Teaching aids provided to needy students...Stake driven for two-storey massage training school...Educative talks on taxation given in Haka...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (11-8-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Turkish FM and delegation on tour of Rakhine State...U Thant Kyaw presents Credentials to UN Secretary-General...U Myo Lwin concurrently accredited to Maldives...UNESCO Director-General concludes visit...Initial workshop on Marine Products Capacity- Building to Improve Foreign Market Demand...Toyo-Thai Corporation Public Co Ltd, Electric Power Department signs MoU..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Our true identity" ["...every one of us or in other words every national race of the Union has the duty towards preservation, promotion and propagation of the national culture serving as our true identity."].....ARTICLE: "We must cooperate with the government with awareness, consciousness and sympathy"(2) ["...to preserve prevailing peace in Rakhine State and prevent hairsplitting of the case as religious persecution or human rights violation."] Maung Hmat (Pyapon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 11 August 2012
Date of publication: 11 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Directives given to local companies to take leading roles in Dawei Special Economic Zone - Myanmar citizens except experts, skilled workers and supervisors must be employed [Pyithu Hluttaw, 24th day]...Myanmar’s toll fees are the cheapest, compared with other ASEAN countries - Roads and bridges of Ministry of Construction have yet to meet ASEAN standards [Amyotha Hluttaw, 24th Day]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: High tide warning at Yangon River...Coordination meeting on pilgrimage tour of Samvejaniya four places holds...Flood warning for Ayeyawady, Sittoung rivers...Gamblers arrested in Sangyoung Township...STIPENDS GRANTED; CSC ISSUED [photos]...Two motorcyclists die on sport (sic) in traffic accident...Cash, books donated to self-reliant library...Cash and kind donated to locals in Rakhine State...National Health Committee’s first meeting held...Inter-Basic Education School volleyball tourney wraps up...Prizes awarded in Myanmar Artist Painting Competition...Fertilizer provided to farmers of Shwedaung Township...Ayeyawady River exceeds danger level of Kyangin...Danger of narcotic drugs talked...Basic administrative mechanism reform course conducted in Kawthoung...Reckless driving causes (sic) upside down...Sanitation carried out in urban of Monghsatcar...10-man MoI trounces Education 5-2 in first group match..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Profit-sharing contract signed for advanced cotton ginning mills...HHI donates fund, scholarship awards to schools in Kyaukpyu...Turkey Red Cross donates foodstuff for locals of Rakhine State..... ... "PERSPECTIVES": "A test of our democracy" [Rakhine State].....ARTICLE: "We must cooperate with the government with awareness, consciousness and sympathy" (1) Maung Hmat
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 10 August 2012
Date of publication: 10 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Corrigendum (from 2012-08-08)...State to give priority to Enhancing Labour Migration Management Systems, Enhancing Social Protection for Migrant Workers and Improving Market Information System [Pyithu Hluttaw 23rd day]...Competition Law can control inappropriate or unfair competitions of businesses and is a crucial one for trade and international competitions [Amyotha Hluttaw 23rd day]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Sports Ministry emerges champions of Digicel Women’s Cup...Development of Cooperative, Livestock Breeding and Fishery discussed...Formation of Myanmar Core Press Council (Notification No. 61/2012)...Union A & I Minister inspects modern farming in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Educative talks on school health given at Bahan BEHS No. 2...Union Construction Minister meets staff from Kawthoung and Dawei Districts...Correction...Cash donated to health care Parahita group in Madauk...Flood warning for Thanlwin, Sittoung rivers...Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Men’s Football Tournament continues..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Rakhine unrest has nothing to do with race or religion - President U Thein Sein -- Rakhine issue should not tarnish positive image of Myanmar - Turkish FM...Wife of Myanmar President receives wife of Turkish Prime Minister and party...MoU between Electric Power Department, China Three Gorges Corporation signed...Union FM receives Turkish Foreign Minister..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Don’t Spark off clashes" [advice to media]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 9 August 2012
Date of publication: 09 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Signing MoUs and agreements with international news agencies beneficial to improvement of programme sector, development of human resources and cooperation with international community [Pyithu Hluttaw 22nd day]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Workers injured in traffic accident in Yedashe Township...Yangon Region Hotels and Tourism Development discussed...Flood Bulletin...Deputy Minister for Education enjoys school health week activities in Nay Pyi Taw...Cash donated for undertaking environmental conservation...Cash donated to free clinic for Sangha in Bago...Psudo-ephedrine worth K 869.24 million seized in Kalay...Traffic rules talked (sic) at Yedashe BEHS...HIV/STD Control Project implemented as a national concern in region/state/district/township, including border towns Muse, Tachilek and Kawthoung after HIV/STD Control teams were formed - Every citizen to take responsibility of paying tax for national development..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Singaporean counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates Singaporean PM...45th Anniversary ASEAN Day marked, ASEAN Flag hoisted...FM sends message of felicitations to Singaporean counterpart...16th Myanmar-Thai Bilateral Meeting on Drug Control Cooperation...Books on world maritime law donated to MMU...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U Nanda Kyaw Swa receives guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Foreign investment law a crucial one for the country".....ARTICLE: "Three threats to Myanmar’s democracy" Maung Aye Chan (Harvard)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 8 August 2012
Date of publication: 08 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Hluttaw representatives urged to discharge duties and exercise rights vested by the committee with a sense of uprightness and benevolence: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Marine Police Force is under constitution for prevention against the acts jeopardizing the interest of State and people and sovereignty of nation, combating crimes and attempts to commit crimes and discharging of duties for security of coasts and water courses [Amyotha Hluttaw]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Durability of library discussed in Dawbon...Flood warnings for Ayeyawady, Sittoung Rivers...Assistant Engineers (Water/ Sanitation) (Refresher) Course, Road Quality Surveying (Engineering) Course opened...473 culprits arrested in 342 drug-related cases...Outstanding students honoured at Mingaladon BEHS No. 5...Meeting on mines sector development, promoting the quality of exports and market penetration held...Amyotha Hluttaw Reps, Mya Yeik Nyo Foundation provide cash assistance for local people in Rakhine State...Knowledge about taxation disseminated in Ayadaw...Rakhine locals provided with cash assistance and foodstuff...Union Health Minister meets health staff in Mandalay Region...Trees planted at Myaungdaga Steel Mill and Foundry Plant...Summer paddy harvested in Muse...STIPENDS GRANTED; HEALTH KNOWLEDGE SHARD (sic) [photos]...Bago River still at high level...Yangon University allows entrance and exit of motor cars...Stipends granted to basic education students in Meiktila...Myanmar still conserves both physical and spiritual culture which means promoting own culture, safeguarding Myanmar civilization...MoI stun soccer giant Construction in their debut..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: While Myanmar is sharing fortunes of ASEAN with other member countries in political economic and social spheres, we also have duty to accomplish our obligations for progress and perpetuation of ASEAN [Aug—A message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agga Maha Thayay Sithu Agga Maha Thiri Thudhamma U Thein Sein on the occasion of the 45th Anniversary of the ASEAN is as follows]...As armed groups are in border areas, continued efforts are to be made for development of education and health sectors in those regions when peace prevails - President U Thein Sein... As peace and sustainable development are interdependent, it is now crucial for the two to emerge simultaneously - UNESCO Director-General Ms Irina Bokova...Efforts are made by Hluttaw for emergence of law that can protect the interests of the State and people and is a useful one in actual practice and is in accord with the Constitution...DG of UNESCO arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...JEPIC Seminar FY 2012 in Myanmar organized...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives UNDP Resident Representative and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Come hell or high water!" ["...to achieve greater regional and global recognition and respect as a democratic state, come hell or high water."]...ARTICLE: "Congratulating ASEAN on its 45th Anniversary" Myat
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 7 August 2012
Date of publication: 07 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Parents urged to hand down good senses of legacy to their offspring as well as to youths students to equip them with national awareness and nationalistic spirits [Pyothu Hluttaw]...Consideration must be taken for export of groundnut, sesame and sunflowers at a time when there is local demand for edible oil while striving for production of more edible oil crops - Constant monitoring to be made on technique guaranty of projects which require financial assistance, durability of supplied items and technological transfers [Amyotha Hluttaw]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Palethwe hybrid paddy seeds sown in Maubin...Low-land of Myinmu inundated from Ayeyawady River...Inter-University/College Football Tourney wraps up in Mandalay Zone...Palethwe hybrid paddy purchased in Tatkon...Multiplier librarian course concludes in Bahan...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Mawgyun...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash, book donations...Rescue works performed in floods of Madauk...Palethwe hybrid paddy produced over 200 baskets per acre...Rescue works performed in floods of Madauk...Fumigation for DHF in Hsihseng...Vehicle hits another car and tree, leaving driver and truck conductor dead...Taxation talks lectured (sic) at basic education schools in Dawei...School health week activities held in Nay Pyi Taw...Hotel Services Course No. 6/2012 concludes...Low pressure area becomes unimportant...PSRD clarifies suspensions on two weekly journals...HSSWorkshop on Dissemination on Implementation of Health System held...Villagers earn incomes through poultry farming in Yamethin...Flood warning for Thanlwin, Shwegyin Rivers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back from ROK...Press conference on Automobile Business Investment held...Basic Course on International Trade No (1) concludes...Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives former Speaker of National Assembly and Senate and Chairman of Management Standing Committee of House of Representatives of Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Remove poor quality agro inputs from market to help farmers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 6 August 2012
Date of publication: 06 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State alone cannot cope with challenges for socio-economic development of citizens, but it calls for participation of the people...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (5-8-2012)...Chief Minister of Sagaing Region releases fingerlings into Chindwin River...Kachin State government meets local people in Myitkyina...Coord meeting of District/ Township/Sub-township GADs in Shan State (South) held...Thiri Yadana Myoma market cooperative society meets...Joyful Lamont (moon cake) Festival in progress in Yangon...Cash donated to fund for township association...MMCWA President comforts patients at delivery room...Cash, publications donated to library...MPA, MASC(S) sign BOT over Myanma Industrial Port Nos 3, 4, 5...Yangon Region will develop only when rural population enjoy a boost: Chief Minister...Cash assistance, stipends provided to older members, students...Japanese Encephalitis emphasized for children...Ayeyawady River overflows houses along Strand Road in Kyaiklat...Outstanding students honoured in Htantabin Township...Sewerage from Distillery Factory kills water creatures at Taungthaman Lake...Necklace snatcher arrested in Zabuthiri Township...Five cars pile up of (sic) traffic accident...Outstanding student of staff honoured at Myaungmya District IPRD...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham looks into regional development tasks in Kyaukpyu District...Flood warnings for Ngawun, Chindwin rivers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Macao entrepreneurs call on UMFCCI officials..... "PERSPECTIVES":"No backward paddling please!" [re democracy, national reconsolidation and peace].....ARTICLE: "The Examination Water Tank in Old Bagan" Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 5 August 2012
Date of publication: 05 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar must take every step cautiously with democracy in infancy - President U Thein Sein meets party officials...Union Mines Minister calls for export quality of minerals...Abandon outdated workings and satisfy appetite of TV viewers, says deputy minister...Short-term, long-term plans for development of Magway Region discussed...DHF preventive measures taken in Pabedan Township...Multiplier librarian course conducted in Taikkyi...CASH ASSISTANCE PROVIDED; [photo]...New school buildings handed over in Salingyi...Microfinance development work committee holds workshop in Shwegu...Cultivation of straw mushroom demonstrated in Tatkon Township...Cash assistance provided to offspring of veterans in Kyaikto...Microfinance development work committee holds workshop in Shwegu...Nurturing of Palethwe paddy demonstrated in Kyeintali Sub-Township...Knowledge about taxation disseminated in Myaing...Knowledge about taxation shared to students...Two pirate CDs sellers arrested in Pyinmana...Taxation knowledge shared to students in Manaung...Cash donated to free clinic in Mawgyun...Religious Affairs Ministry holds coord meeting...Micro-credit Cooperative Society holds AGM...Damaged Hydrogen Peroxide Plant inspected...Ayechan Thaya Bridge commissioned into service in Shwegyin Township...Talks on laws, rules and legal affairs explained in Shwepyitha...Hpa-an Industrial Zone project under implementation...Snatcher from train seized in Indaw Township...Talks on environmental conservation held in Bogale Township...Palethwe paddy seeds sown in Mongkhat...Knowledge about taxation shared to students...Rice, cash donated to monasteries...Kyimyindine Township WVO provides cash assistance to offspring...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham observes progress of rehabilitation in Rakhine State...Flood Bulletin for Ayeyawady, Sittoung, Shwegyin rivers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Mr Quintana concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sensitivity makes no sense"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 4 August 2012
Date of publication: 04 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MMCWA launches World Breastfeeding Week 2012, Nourishment Week Activity...L&F Minister calls for extensive production of fresh dairy products...MYANMAR GAZETTE...DHSHD holds ceremony to assign project duties to companies...Bio-diversity and nature conservation talked (sic)...Breastfeeding Week and Nourishment Week kick off in Yangon Region...Palethwe paddy, high yield groundnut plantations inspected...Quality strains key to higher per acre yield, says chief minister...Fire Brigade members of Mandalay Region honoured...Local people of Rakhine State provided with cash and foodstuff...Inter-ministry men’s football tournament 2012 kicks off...Cash donation for locals of Rakhine State continues...South Okkalapa BEPS No 10 facilitated with new building...Heavy rains hit Mongyu of Mongpyhat...COMBINE HARVESTER PRESENTED [photo]...Supply of electricity extended in Meiktila...Outstanding students, teachers honoured in Shwegyin...Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation thriving in Ponnagyun Township...Taxation knowledge shared to teachers, students in Nattalin...Book Fair staged in Myingyan District...Monsoon paddy grown through good agriculture pattern in Kalay...Dyna plunges into roadside, leaving one dead in Sagaing Township...Bank eroded in Singu, Madaya townships...Invitation to an Information Session Regarding the Upgrading and Renovation of Sule Pagoda Wharf No. 1 to 4 including Related Port Terminal Facilities and the Other Port Development Projects in Yangon Port ...Agricultural technology shared to farmers in Pwintbyu Agricultural Institute...High tide warning at Bago River...Lower pressure area on Northwest Bay of Bengal...Slight earthquake hits 280 miles northwest of Myitkyina...Flood bulletin for Thanlwin River..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chief Justice of Union receives UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Situation in Myanmar...Publication of bills under debate at Hluttaws prior to enactment contributes to listening of public opinion: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Situation in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Democracy and discipline".....ARTICLE: "MY POETIC RECOLLECTIONS" By Ba Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 3 August 2012
Date of publication: 03 August 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pagodas, stupas and religious edifices across nation thronged with people who perform meritorious deeds...Slight earthquake hits 90 miles northwest of Myitkyina...Flood victims provided with relief aids in Zeyathiri Township...Shwedagon Pagoda crowded with pilgrims on Fullmoon Day of Waso [photo]...Union Minister attends launching of showrooms at Zabuthiri Specialist Hospital...Health care services inspected...Six injured in Chauk factory fire...Kayin State Chief Minister provides flood victims with foodstuff, relieving their suffering...Bago Region Computer Entrepreneurs Association to be constituted on 5 Aug...PRIZE AWARDED; SAPLINGS PLANTED; CHILD RIGHTS TALKED (sic) [photo]...School uniforms, stationery, cash assistance provided to students...Cash for school furniture donated to BEHS...Production of quality fertilizer discussed...Menace of narcotic drugs talked (sic)...Farmlands flooded in some villages of Toungoo Township...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Launglon Township...Farmers urged to apply GAP system in cultivation of paddy...Cooperative Ltd holds AGM in Wakema...Truck hits brick wall of BEHS, leaving 17 teachers and students injured...Mobile medical team provides free health care services...Union Election Commission offers robes, alms to members of the Sangha..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Australia-based delegation...UN Special Rapporteur visits five detainees in Buthidaung Prison...International partners should stand behind Myanmar government to address Rakhine State’s complex issue: Ambassadors...Union F & R Minister calls for meeting goal of AEC by 2015..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Centres of excellence" [need for].....ARTICLES: "Happy?" by Nathan..."An Introduction To Insurance" Win Myint Han
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 2 August 2012
Date of publication: 02 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: No country forms commission prior to enforcement of a relevant legislation: Union Minister - Pyithu Hluttaw regular session continues for 19th day...Anti-bribery bill approved - Amyotha Hluttaw regular session continues for 19th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash and kind donated for locals of Rakhine State..Flood Bulletin...One Defence Services Personnel Region Hluttaw Representative substituted [UEC]...World Breastfeeding Week activities launched...Course No. 89 opened at Office of Auditor-General of Union...Talks on Fundamental IT Engineer Examination on 11 Aug...Yangon Region awards outstanding farmers...New school building handed over in Salingyi Township...Talks on taxation given in Phakant Township...Prizes awarded to outstanding student in Madauk...Information for anti-human trafficking...Summer paddy winnowed in Pyawbwe Township...Staff quarter of station hospital donated...Cash assistance provided to war veterans, offspring in Monghsat...Basic firefighting course wraps up in Hmawby Township...Trees in monsoon season planted in Kya-in-Seikkyi...Strong winds hit village in Nyaunglebin Township...Exercise books donated to students in Yinmabin...Union Minister, diplomats observe recent situations in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Made in Thailand Festival from 1 to 12 Aug...UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Situation in Myanmar calls on MNHRC Chairman...Attorney-General of Union receives Head of EU Office in Yangon...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and party leave for India...Union Minister, diplomats observe recent situations in Rakhine State..... "PERSPECTIVES": "New energy policy"..... ARTICLES: "Full Moon of Waso, Dhammaçakka Pavattana Sutta Day" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."Waso begins Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat" Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt.....POEM: "THRICE SACRED DAY" Maung Swe Ngae
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 1 August 2012
Date of publication: 01 August 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Monetary and financial restrictions related to trade and investment eased: Deputy Minister - Pyithu Hluttaw regular session continues for 18th day...Reforms must be undertaken for financial and legal institutional development during the drafting process of monetary and capital market law: MPs [Amyotha Hluttaw - 18th day]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Finance & Revenue Ministry holds monsoon tree planting ceremony 2012...Constructive Engineers holds Green Seminar...K 400,000 per 100 baskets of paddy purchased in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...Kayin State Chief Minister provides flood victims with foodstuff...Gov’t adopts plans for timber certification, invites private investment in establishment of forest plantations...Meeting on swift implementation of socio-economic development held...Course on rehabilitation of trafficked victims conducted...Reform strategy clarified...MMCWA’s tailoring course No (1/2012) concludes...Summer paddy harvested on model plot in KhinU Township...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Kyonpyaw...UMFCCI holds workshop on ICT development...Saplings distributed to people in Ottwin Township...Union Health Minister inspects Specialist Hospital (Yangon)...Flood bulletin for Sittoung, Thanlwin, Shwegyin Rivers...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (31-7-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Than Swe presents Credentials to US President...Chinese delegation observes printing industry of Myanmar...Guangxi Zhuang delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda...ASEAN multi-sectoral workshop concluded...Meeting on Hajj Pilgrimage held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "To attract more FDIs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 31 July 2012
Date of publication: 31 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS: Pyithu Hluttaw committees, commission meet...Incumbent government focuses on local sufficiency of oil and gas: Union Energy Minister - Pyithu Hluttaw regular session continues for 17th day...CBM alone not enough to implement monetary reforms: MPs Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 17th day... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein and wife attend Waso Robe offering ceremony...Outstanding students of Pyawbwe Tsp awarded...KNPP opens liaison office in Loikaw...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects providing of food for locals at relief camp...Mon State Chief Minister meets survey teams before field trips...Knowledge about taxation shared in Htigyaing...Bank loans disbursed to local farmers...Information for anti-human trafficking...BOOKS DONATED; CASH DONATED [photos]...Narcotic drugs and related equipment seized...Deaf student passes matriculation exam in Mandalay...Special appeal case heard...EDUCATIVE TALKS [photo]...Hiking and mountaineering experiences recounted...President U Thein Sein and wife attend waso robe offering ceremony [photos]...Talks on levying tax clarified in Ahtet Minhla...Myanmar has freedom of religion and there is no restriction on religious beliefs - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coord meeting on rehabilitation of Rakhine State...Flood bulletin for Ayeyawady, Ngawun Rivers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MOFA briefs diplomats on incidents in Rakhine State...Victims of violence are both from Buddhist and Muslim communities, it is very clear that the riots are not linked to religious persecution - Myanmar totally rejects the attempts by some quarters to politicize and internationalize the situation as a religious issue - The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Release on Situation in Rakhine State...ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Workshop on MDGs: Acceleration Strategies and Priorities Beyond 2015 held...Union F&R Minister receives WB East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice President...Mr. Tomas Ojea Quintana, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar, visits Insein Jail (Central), Insein General Hospital...Common goal is to reduce poverty within MDGs by implementing ASEAN Blue Print under ASCC Pillar - Union Information and Culture Minister addresses ASEAN Multi-sectoral Workshop on MDGs...President U Thein Sein receives World Bank East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice-President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s bury the hatchet!" [The motion for enactment of a law for protection of the interests of national races is under serious debate at the House of Representatives]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 30 July 2012
Date of publication: 30 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government attaches immense importance to creating constant learning society in the face of Knowledge Age’s challenges - Outstanding students honoured in Yamethin Township...High tide warnings at Thanlwin, Sittoung, Bago, Shwegyin Rivers...Mon State Chief Minister calls for broader participation of civil societies in realizing gov’t policies...Meal, Waso robes donated to SSMNC Sayadaws...Deputy Minister inspects tasks of IWT, MPA...Nay Pyi Taw Council member inspects two damaged bridges...Monsoon paddy plantations thriving in Yedashe...School uniforms provided to needy students in Dagon South Township...Licences issued to unlicenced motorcycles in Pyu...Stake driven for construction of schools in Taungdwingyi...Natural fresh water fish under breeding...15 houses destroyed in strong winds in Thingangyun Township...Drug traffickers arrested in Lashio...Basic computer skills courses for basic education teachers conclude...Talks on traffic rules given at BEHS No. 4 Ahlon...Science & Technology Ministry awards outstanding students, provides stipends...Shan State Agriculture Department, MICDE, MADB hold coord meeting...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister calls for full access to electricity at reasonable price...North Okkalapa Tsp gets new concrete road...Workshop on Regional Planning Proficiency Programme held...Roads, bridges on Kya-intaung- Sittway Road Section inspected...Drawing of Early Childhood Development Policy discussed...Mixed cultivation of forest and crops undertaken in Paukkhaung...Knowledge about taxation talked in Pyay...Township WVO presents cash assistance to students...Cash assistance provided to students in Yesagyo...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Pyinsalu...Torrent rain destroys Pochaung Bridge on Thabaung-Thebyu Road...Prizes awarded to outstanding students at Nyaunglebin BEHS No 1...TREES PLANTED [photo]...Taxation knowledge disseminated to students in Taungup...Rescue works exercised for water and ground natural disasters...Traffic accident occurs near Zawana bus stop...Traffic accident causes one motorcyclist injured...Toungoo Township organizes monsoon tree growing ceremony...Unity and confidence key to doubling farmers’ income: Union A&I Minister - Cooperative associations, syndicates facilitate rural development:Union Cooperatives and L&F Minister - More modern rice mills need to be built:Union Commerce Minister...Moderate earthquake jolts..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates His Majesty of Kingdom of Morocco...Nippon Foundation shows generosity..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Legislature and lawmakers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 29 July 2012
Date of publication: 29 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Onus is on WVO members to hand down legacy of nationalist views, perspectives and spirit to their own offsprings - Myanmar War Veterans Organization awards distinction winners in 2011-2012 matriculation exam...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (28-7-2012)...Flood bulletin for Thanlwin River...17th Plenary Meeting of 6th SSMNC concludes...Coord meeting emphasizes development of energy and electrical sectors of State...Functions of Myanma Shipyards, Myanmar Mercantile Marine College, Myanmar Maritime University inspected...Internal Revenue Department explains taxation in Mandalay...Malaria Control Week launched in Lashio...Pineapples flow into fruit brokerages in Mandalay...Displaced students learning education in basic education schools in Waingmaw...Books, publications donated to library in Mawgyun...School uniforms provided to students of vendors...Uncle cuts nephew on motorcycle with sword...Pumpkin sold a lot at Meiktila market...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in grassroots level...MLF invites cash, book donations...Union S &T Minister calls for promotion of engineering education to international level...Union ministers visit Palethwe hybrid paddy farm...Stakes driven for new building of Sagaing University...Loading of relief aids for Putao District inspected...Union Education Minister visits Shwebo University...Dy F & R Minister visits Asia World Port...CASH DONATED; TREES PLANTED; CSC ISSUED; COURSE CONCLUDES; DHF PREVENTED [photos]...Ceremony marks providing ART to 10000th patient in Mandalay...Women Organization Network holds sales and talks for people of Rakhine State...Taxation knowledge disseminated...Mandalay Teaching Hospital (300-bed) marks World Blood Donor Day...Palethwe hybrid paddy cultivated in Maukmai...Information for antihuman trafficking...Gamblers arrested in Tatkon...Multiplier course provided to librarians in Bamauk...Htaik Thu San awarded to outstanding students in Yamethin...Environmental and social impacts to be taken into consideration in implementing power supply projects: Union EP No. 2 Minister...Union Minister inspects rural development and poverty alleviation tasks in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...MRTV, MRTV-4 to broadcast Waso robe offering ceremony live..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Preparations should be made for accommodation of guests...Japanese donate dialysis machines..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the line of Service"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 28 July 2012
Date of publication: 28 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker calls for fight against HIV/AIDS in cooperation with INGOs, NGOs, other organizations - Hluttaw urged to guarantee equality, freedom, social justice of national races residing in the Union [Pyithu Hluttaw]...No State-owned assets or enterprises sold in time of the incumbent government - Commerce Ministry to reform its depts to effectively safeguard the consumers’ rights at border camps and ports [Amyotha Hluttaw]... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Coordination meeting on Farmland Rules (Draft) held...Rural development, poverty alleviation discussed in Kachin State...Donations made for locals in Rakhine State...Overflows hit residences of Bago in heavy rains...Cash assistance provided to offspring of veterans...Drug possessor, user arrested in Hline Township...Golf training to launch for golf enthusiasts...Vocational training course concludes...Bamboo chopstick produced in Leiktho...Traffic rules training course conducted in Toungoo District...Truck with out of brake control upside down...Information for trafficking in person...Tornado hits North Okkalapa Township...Water level of Sittoung River rises at Yedashe Township...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives chairmen, vice-chairmen, general secretaries of Group of Friends of Democracy Parties...Consequences of election system rest on basic causes regarding principles, religion, ethnic affairs, race, language and social standing of the people of the country...Flood Warning..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: PEFA’s findings on Myanmar tax system explained...US to let Myanmar import ban expire, at least temporarily...Two haemodialysis machines donated [by Japanese group] to Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Former MP of House of Councillors and party of Japan...High Level Policy Seminar on Central Banking focuses on monetary reforms...Union Auditor-General receives officials of IMF..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Come back!" ["...The President, in his speeches on a number of occasions, heartily invited Myanmar expats to come back home to join hands with the government in office for national development..."].....ARTICLE: "Myazedi and Rosetta Stone Inscriptions" Sithu Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 27 July 2012
Date of publication: 27 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Each and every citizen needs to enjoy democratic rights and opportunities in disciplined manners - Incumbent government will have to continue confiscating lands to implement projects, plans and undertakings in the interests of the people and the State - Fair undertakings with goodwill which will profit the people, the country, the Union will have to be welcomed [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Specific law for protection of rights of national races people in desperate need [Pyithu Hluttaw]...Land Allotment and Utilization Scrutiny Committee formed for ensuring systematic management of land utilization - Kalewa Coal-fired Power Plant between Kalewa and Tamu regions under feasibility study [Amyotha Hluttaw]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Computer technicians of MCF discuss to promote education standard of computer universities...Union Health Minister visits Lewe Township Hospital...Political party [Zomi Congress for Democracy] applies for registration...Public notice for remonstration [Zomi Congress for Democracy]...Tatmadaw provides aids to Putao...High tide warning...Stimulant tablets worth K 900 million seized in Myitkyina...PRIZES AWARDED [photo]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Temple of the Emerald Buddha...Myanmar vows to strengthen prevailing friendship, open-hearted mutual trust, bilateral cooperation between two neighbouring countries - Thai Prime Minister Ms Yingluck Shinawatra hosts dinner to President U Thein Sein...Appointment of Ambassador [of Chile] agreed on...MRTV, CRI to jointly organize Myanmar poem recitation contest...Modes of development over-dependent on natural resources not an option for sustainable development...Union ministers, rice entrepreneurs, peasant representatives visit rice remilling factory, paddy plantations in Thailand...Union Labour Minister discusses labour affairs during visit to Thailand...President U Thein Sein heads for home...CPT Ministry seeks advices for communication sector development...President U Thein Sein attends luncheon hosted by Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking of Thailand...President U Thein Sein receives Thai businessmen...President U Thein Sein receives guests separately..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar’s anteroom" [need to upgrade Yangon's infrastructure]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 26 July 2012
Date of publication: 26 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Discussions in Hluttaw should not include characteristics and behaviors of a person - Discussions about a proposal must be related with proposals under debate at the Hluttaw - Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker urges some representatives to strictly abide by Hluttaw laws and rules in making discussion [14th day regular session of the Pyithu Hluttaw]...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regular session continues for sixth day - One bill approved, one report and one proposal discussed...Amyotha Hluttaw regular session continues for 14th day - Five questions answered, one bill approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash and kind donated for people in Rakhine State...Flood warning...MV Taunggyi carrying relief items arrives in Sittway...Educative talks on Myanmar traditional culture given...Ferry transports travellers across Sittoung River by rope...Cultivation of Palethwe paddy hybrid demonstrated...Books donated to village library in Labutta...CASH DONATED TO HOSPITAL; HEALTHY ACTIVITY DEMONSTRATED [photos]...Flood warning...Strong earthquake jolts..... EXTERNAL RELTIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Maldives counterpart...President U Thein Sein receives red carpet treatment...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Maldives counterpart... from Thai Prime Minister Ms Yingluck Shinawatra...Thai investment invited in rubber, oil palm and other commercial plantations to be established for development of job creation in regions sharing border with Thailand - President U Thein Sein -- Thai government would push forward for earliest completion of Dawei Deep Sea Port Project for it would be biggest deep sea port in region - Thai Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra...President U Thein Sein meets staff families of embassy and military attaché office...President U Thein Sein attends luncheon hosted by Thai Minister of Industry and Chairman of Board of Investment...Myanmar and Malaysian businessmen to meet on 8 August...President U Thein Sein arrives at Bangkok of Thailand...Myanmar to host International Marathon...President U Thein Sein visits Laem Chabang Port, Industrial Estate in Chonburi Province, Thailand...President U Thein Sein arrives back from Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Neighbours never say “no”"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 25 July 2012
Date of publication: 25 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Fifth day Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regular session held - Two reports submitted, one proposal discussed...Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 13th day - Three questions answered, one proposal submitted...Amyotha Hluttaw sessio n continues for 13th day - Five questions answered, two bills put forward..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Engineering Society (Mandalay) holds annual general meeting...Health talks given at BEHS No 1 in Tatkon...Cash assistance provided to offspring of war veterans...Conservation of fish resources talked in Inlay Region...Saw Township keeps itself green...Talks on taxation given to students in Taikkyi...Aids provided to locals of Rakhine State...Literary talks broaden horizon of people in Tiddim...Facts about taxation clarified in Pyawbwe...Cash assistance provided to staff members in Mawgyun...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Kyauktan...Issuance of AA alphabet reaches 1190 taxies...Dangerous buildings amounts to over 130 in Yangon City...TAXATION TALKED; CRIME REDUCTION TALKED [photos]...Land utilization course commences in Kalay Township...Prizes presented to outstanding students and teachers of Yesagyo Township...Successful holding of Waso robe offering ceremony discussed...Regional development tasks supervised...Locals in Rakhine State continuously provided with cash assistance...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Shwegu...Union Information, Culture Minister visits ancient Srikestra Pyu city in Pyay...1st Myanmar Mining and Minerals Summit held...Model plot of Palethwe paddy harvested in Yamethin Township...MLF invites cash, book donations...Outstanding students honoured in Momauk...Monsoon tree growing ceremony organized in Thabaung Township...Citizenship cards issued to eligible citizens in Hlinethaya...Taxation clarified at basic education schools in Minhla Township...Cash assistance provided to offspring of staff...Efforts made for greening environs of school...Fingerlings hutched (sic) at camp on test in Sittway...Agricultural equipment provided to farmers in Yekyi...Traffic rules talked in Pyinmana...Monsoon paddy grown through good agricultural patterns...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (24-7-2012)...Flood Warning..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Ms. Linda Duffield of Westminster Foundation for Democracy and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Social Development Committee Chairman meets foreign guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Judicial and Legal Committee Chairman receives Deputy Attorney-General of Singapore...Workshop on ensuing Myanmar lacquer wares to penetrate Korean market...Meetings of investment working group of ASEAN multieconomic cooperation, ASEAN Coordination Committee on Investment continue...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives British Parliamentarians..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Noble mission" ["of striving utmost for the restoration of national reconsolidation..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 24 July 2012
Date of publication: 24 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for fourth day - Assessment report of Joint Public Accounts Committee submitted, proposal for investigation into farmland confiscation discussed...Fourth regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 12th day - Three questions replied, one proposal discussed, one new proposal submitted...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 12th day Five questions answered, one bill discussed.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Commerce Minister meets Mandalay Region Chambers of Commerce and Industry...Workshop on Capacity Enhancement of Myanmar Civil Service-2012 launched today...English debate skill contest concludes...YCDC grants stipends to offspring of staff...Blood donation association holds meeting...BOOKS DONATED; EDUCATIVE TALKS HELD [photos]...Hlinetet Model Village illuminated through self-reliant efforts...Workshop on rural development staged in Putao District...Stationery donated to students of monastic education school...Information for trafficking in person...Singu Township plants saplings in monsoon...Librarian multiplier course conducted in Hmawby...Trees planted as communal activity in Yekyi...Pyigyi Mingala Highway Truck Terminal in 90 per cent completion...Winners awarded in contests, occasions to mark International Cooperatives Year...Music Asiayon reconstituted in Einme Township...Monastic Education (Central) Supervisory Committee meets...EP-1 Deputy Minister inspects progress of Upper Paunglaung Hydropower Project...Six special civil appeal cases heard...PMCT Couple Counselling Baseline Survey and Report on VCCT activity undertaken...Cash, clothes donated for locals in Rakhine State...Moderate earthquake jolts north of Mohnyin...DHF preventive measures taken in Shwepyitha Township...Talks on taxation given at basic education school in Taungdwingyi...Inter-village gravel road put into service in Lewe Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coordination meeting of the committee for ensuring success in XXVII SEA Games...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Deputy Chairman Mr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia of Planning Commission of Government of India...Myanmar athletes leave for London to participate in 30th London Olympic Games...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives Australian Senator Mr. Scott Ludlam...Union I&P Minister looks into issuance of visa on arrival...Myanmar delegation attends Public Management Seminar in ROK..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Disaster prevention"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 23 July 2012
Date of publication: 23 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preventive measures taken against DHF in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Saplings collectively planted in Kyaukkyi Township...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (22-7-2012)...Effective supply chain mechanism instrumental in agricultural development: Union Commerce Minister...Cash, foodstuff donated to people in Rakhine State...Traffic rules course opened in Mon State...School uniforms provided to students...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot of Pyawbwe Township...Agricultural Development Bank disburses loans to farmers in Myanaung Township...Sayagyi Thakin Kodawhmaing library opened...Myitkyina University welcomes freshers...Deputy Electric Power No. 1 Minister calls for utilization of renewable energy...Survey on rural development, poverty alleviation undertaken...Flowery plants blooming in farms of Yamethin Township...Duties of projects assigned in Mansi Township...Collection of taxes explained in Pathein...Trees collectively planted in rainy season...Shwegyin Township keeps itself green and clean...Taxation talks given at BEHS No 1 in Yamethin...APBCC of Yangon Region training bus workers...Books, publications donated to library in Kangyidaunt Township...SCHOOL EQUIPMENT DONATED [photo]...Employees Cooperative Society holds annual general meeting...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash, book donations...Employees Cooperative Society holds annual general meeting...Librarian multiplier course concludes in Twantay Township...Waingmaw Township Administrator’s Cup Football Tourney wraps up...Low pressure area weakens..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Egyptian President...President U Thein Sein leaves for Thailand on goodwill visit...Trainees of agricultural course leave for Israel...Thai Ambassador donates Taraflex Floor to Myanmar Volleyball Federation...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives American guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Rising Asia".....ARTICLE: "HELLO TOURISM" By Ba Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 22 July 2012
Date of publication: 22 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Duties on projects assigned for 2012-2013 in Myeik District...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Langkho District...Football Tournament kicks off in Ottarathiri Township...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (21-7-2012)...Jivitadana Sangha Hospital to collectively donate blood...Literary talks and marionette show organized in Mandalay...CASH DONATED TO HNINZIGON HOME FOR THE AGED; TRAININGCOURSE OPENED [photos]...Librarian multiplier course concludes in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Surplus money from post-paid to be transferred to mobile phones...Talks about health knowledge given in Myaungmya...Cash assistance provided to offspring of WVO...By-products recycled to finished goods in Pakokku...Outstanding students honoured in Mawlamyine...Cash assistance provided to basic education students in Dawei...People in Rakhine State provided cash and foodstuff...Saplings planted as monsoon activity in Labutta Township...Heavy rains, strong winds destroy 15 houses in Mawgyun...Traditional costume contest held in Kunlong...New foreign exchange counters to be opened in Mandalay...MLF invites cash, book donations...Saplings planted in Loilem Township...Agricultural loans disbursed in Myitkyina...Village BEPS gets new school building...Agricultural loans increased to K 50000 per acre in Lashio...Information for trafficking in person...Cash and kind donated for aged special out-patient ward...Duties of project assigned to departments, local authorities...Basic tailoring course concludes in Dalla...Cash, periodicals worth K 130, 022, 500 donated to Myanmar Libraries Foundation...Knowledge about traffic rules disseminated...Reading habit raised in Kyaikto Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives FAO representative...Ambassador U Soe Nwe presents credentials to German President...Ambassador U Thant Kyaw appointed as permanent representative to UN...Wellwishers from Thailand donate alms bowls, 1500 sets of robes to SSMNC Chairman and member Sayadaws...Myanmar-Vietnam cooperation in commerce to be discussed on 27 July...ASEAN ICT Award Contest on 15 August..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s work together to promote reproductive health services".....ARTICLE: "GATHERING OF THE BRAVES" AM Soe [war veterans]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 21 July 2012
Date of publication: 21 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister calls for collaborative efforts of social organizations...Development of livestock breeding, meat and fish production coordinated...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (20-7-2012)...Duties of project assigned to officials in Yankin Township...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects development tasks in YeU...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Mon State Chief Minister visits Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda...Coord meeting held for invitation to tender to build basic education schools...Extra bus fare for front rooms of buses not allowed...Cash awards for outstanding students handed over...CASH DONATED; CSC ISSUED; CASH DONATED; TAXATION TALKED; TREES PLANTED; TREES PLANTED [photos]...Employees of Micro-credit Cooperative Society holds meeting...Saplings planted in compound of school...Knowledge about taxation disseminated to basic education students in Kalay...Compensation presented for death persons in Thanlyin...Cash assistance provided to students of vendors...New school building handed over in Yekyi Township...Religious ceremonies held to mark 65th Anniversary Martyrs’ Day in regions, states...Donation ceremony for locals of Rakhine State continues...FSD plans to buy 100 fire engines for taking fire preventive measures...Golden opportunities for job hunters...Collective sanitation tasks carried out in Taikkyi Township...Fumigator donated to Kyaukpyu District Health Department...Myanmar Women’s Day observed in Salingyi...Librarian multiplier course opened in Shwepyitha Township...Citizenship cards issued to local people in Singaing Township...Pyapon Township WVO provides cash assistance to students...Bank loans disbursed to local farmers in Maubin...Outstanding students honoured in Pathein...Chin State Chief Minister explains progress of regional development tasks...Qualifier Golf Tournament on 13-14 Aug...Low pressure area on northwest Bay of Bengal...Knowledge about taxation disseminated in Pantanaw...Talk on traffic rules, anti-human trafficking, threat of drugs given..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ADB’s findings on Myanmar tax system explained..... "PERPECTIVES": "Money: friend or foe?".....ARTICLE: "Global Vipassana Pagoda outside to solid Replica of famous Shwedagon Pagoda of Republic of the Union of Myanmar having already been built in Mumbai, Republic of India" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 20 July 2012
Date of publication: 20 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham lays wreath, pays tribute, shares merits at Martyrs’ Mausoleum...Warning for water level of Homalin...Talks, presenting outstanding awards ceremonies hailing 65th Martyrs’ Day held...Union Minister promotes modern farming system...Union SWRR Minister views fire engines to be alloted to States, Regions...Public Works under Construction Ministry holds work-coordinating meeting...Union Sports Minister inspects training of sports...Myitkyina Journalists Association formed...Union Border Affairs Minister inspects rehabilitation tasks in Rakhine State...Costume Show, Physical Cultural Contest mark Myanmar Women’s Day...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Salin...MUTATION OF TREES; CASH DONATED; CASH ASSISTANCE PROVIDED; SUPERISE CHECK UNDERTAKEN [photos]...Danger of fire talked in Pyawbwe...Clothes, medicines, cash donated to labour room...Overtaking claims life of motorbiker’s mom...Two great poets honoured in Insein Township...Aged in Yamethin get treatment...Heroin, stimulant tablets seized in Lashio...Outstanding students, teachers honoured in Gyobingauk...Taxation talked in Shwegyin...Suggestion given to fish breeders to generate more income...Plan emphasized on marine ecosystem conservation...Merit-sharing ceremony held in Nay Pyi Taw on Martyrs’ Day...A-day meal offered to members of the Sangha in commemoration of Martyrs’ Day...Bogyoke Aung San Museum packed with visitors..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Nyi Hlaing Soe of Myanmar wins men’s open ASEAN university/college chess tourney...U Myo Myint Than presents credentials to Bangladeshi President...Chinese traders eye purchasing Rose of Jericho from Myanmar...Indonesian Ambassador, embassy families donate blood..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Association and democracy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 19 July 2012
Date of publication: 19 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for eleventh day - Three questions answered, one bill discussed...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 11th day - Bill revoking the State Agricultural Produce Dealing Board Act, Report on National Development Planning submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein meets Group of Friends of Democracy Parties...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister meets hoteliers...Talks remember Martyrs’ Day in Falam held...Hybrid Palethwe reach NyaungU, farmer gets over 200 baskets per acre...Teasing leads to murder...Lightning kills paddy transplanter...Donation poured into installing lift at MGH Cardiac Ward...Physicians make field trip...Gamblers arrested...Donation ceremony for displaced persons held in Bhamo...Union Education Minister calls for disaster consciousness...Applications for political party scrutinized and passed...Coordination meeting on rehabilitation in Rakhine State held...Educative talks on narcotic drugs control, health held in Falam...DHF preventive measures taken in Shwepyitha Township...Good news for collegians in Mohnyin...International Day of Cooperatives marked in Bogale...Pyay University greens itself...Three-digit gamblers arrested in Kalay...Book show at Thayet...Book show at Thayet...Let’s all listen together with open hearts forever...Two ogre statues found in Magway...Express Mail service provided...Passenger car plunges to ditch...Water level forecast for third 10 days of July..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay goodwill visit to Kingdom of Thailand...President U Thein Sein receives First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic...Myanmar ASCC holds 1st meeting, preliminary meeting for hosting ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Workshop on MDGs...Friendly basketball match continues...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives delegation of Johns Hopkins University of US...Work Committee for Implementation of Joint Strategy on Elimination of Forced Labour in Myanmar...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives Washington-based NDI Director and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Czech delegation... "PERSPECTIVES": "The day we remember our founding fathers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 18 July 2012
Date of publication: 18 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues third day session - Establishment of diplomatic relations discussed, two bills sent back by the President along with remarks submitted, one proposal discussed...Pyithu Hluttaw meeting continues for tenth day - Four questions raised, receipt of one bill reported to Hluttaw, two new proposals submitted...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for tenth day - Sending messages of condolence to flood-hit Russia and India agreed, six questions answered..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Bogyoke Aung San Museum (Yangon) opens...65th Martyrs’ Day to go out live...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (17-7-2012)...Coordination meeting on rehabilitation of the displaced persons in Rakhine State held...E-Learning Centre handed over in PyinOoLwin Technological University (Yadanarpon Cyber City)...A workshop on education (2/2012) held...Modern bees (sic) keeping course opened...Union construction minister meets with staff from Yangon Region...Dy construction minister inspects road, bridges in Ayeyawady Region...Lt-Gen Hla Min meets departmental officials in Kyaukpyu, Yanbye and MraukU Tsps...Natural Disasters reduction workshop for Education Management held...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects development tasks in Shwebo District...Locals of Rakhine State provided with cash and kind...Enough water for Mandalay dwellers...Bikers in Pyay get licences...Taebinkan village in Yinmabin Township gets new school building...School Environment Day marked in Kawkareik, Kayin State...Surprise check made to cash collection services in Mandalay...Show of love for Myanmar traditions...Upside down...Car and bike collision leaves three dead...Motorbike thief arrested...Gold in pawn, cash burgled...Youth show their generosity...Hlawga Park to be kept open on Martyrs’ Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Friendly basketball match continues...Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw speaker receives American guests...Myanmar delegation leaves for Israel to attend agriculture course...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs of US Department of State..... "PERSPECTIVES": "State-Society relations".....ARTICLE: "Underwater Archaeology of Myanmar Sithu" Dr Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 17 July 2012
Date of publication: 17 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Fourth regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for second day...Fourth regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for ninth day - Six questions answered, two new proposals discussed...Fourth regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for ninth day - Six questions answered in today’s session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Donation of cash and kind for locals of Rakhine States continues...Volleyball referee course concludes...Flood warning...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (16-7-2012)...Stationery and school uniforms donated for displaced persons...Myanmar U-22 Football Team honoured...Stipends, prizes presentation held...Constitutional Tribunal of the State hears enquiry...Union A & I Minister inspects Samar Diversion Weir, Kinda Dam...Plastic carpets placed on platform of Shwedagon Pagoda...School uniforms provided to offspring of vendors...Kawthoung Township observes Myanmar Women’s Day 2012...Books and TV donated to rural libraries in Myaungmya Township...MADB disburses agricultural loans to farmers of Ingapu...PADDY SEEDS SOWN; TREES PLANTED [photos]...Plantations inspected in Mandalay, Magway regions...Course (1/2012) for Township Health Department heads opens...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister addresses higher pass rate of the matriculation examination ceremony...Rakhine State Chief Minister attends provisions ceremony of locals in Rakhine State...Students in Mandalay get knowledge on revenue...Collection of tax explained in Bago Township...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Ngaputaw Township...Trees grown as monsoon activity in Bokpyin...Farmlands covered with thriving Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations...Blood donated at Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Thingaha Cup nurtures new generation footballers in Thayawady District...Wakema Township observes International Cooperative Day...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to local people in Monghsat...Saplings planted in Pyinmana as monsoon activity...Bank Holiday...Warning of high tide..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union ministers hold round-table discussion with EITI...Myanmar delegation led by Dy health minister back from Cambodia...Over 400 vehicles allowed to be imported under permissions...Czech delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister arrives in Yangon...UMFCCI President meets Indonesian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Children and toys"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 16 July 2012
Date of publication: 16 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon, Mandalay technological universities to be upgraded as centres of excellence...Aungthiri Foundation provides scholarships for outstanding students...Myanmar Media Development Center (MMDC) commissioned into service...Moderate earthquake jolts...Selecting of universities table tennis athletes and prizeawarding ceremony held...Shwepyitha Township organizes tree growing ceremony in rainy season...Passenger speed boats run along Mandalay- Bhamo route...Bamboo fibre underwear flows into market in Mandalay...First plenary meeting of Myanmar Publishers and Distributors Association kicks off...Progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun) inspected...Narcotic drugs, paraphernalia seized near Mantonpa Village of Laukkai Township...More people to have easy access to telephone in 2015-16...Kyaikpi BEHS of Mawgyun facilitated with new building...MWEA to host talks on women’s health...Taxation lectured to middle school students in Mayangon Township...Paddy seeds of Palethwe strain sown in Kyaunggon...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Kyaunggon Township...CSC ISSUED [photo]...MYANMA PORT AUTHORITY HOLIDAY NOTIC (sic)...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Mongping...MMCWA organizes rainy season tree growing ceremony 2012...People in Rakhine State provided cash, clothes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy SWRR Minister attends signing ceremony of MoU [with MHD]...Myanmar, Thai entrepreneurs focus on development of iron and steel industry...Myanmar, Japanese musicians stage Orchestra Concert Myanmar...NPED Dy Minister attends Hong Kong Summit...Dy Finance and Revenue Minister attends 7th Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Co-operation Forum...UMFCCI meets Japanese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Peace, harmony and amity of our ethnic people".....ARTICLE: "Ward and Village-tract Sanghanayaka Committees in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 15 July 2012
Date of publication: 15 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: University of Nursing (Yangon) gets new lecture hall...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Thandaunggyi...Billboard put up in Myawady...TREES PLANTED; CSC ISSUED; SAPLINGS PLANTED; CASH DONATED; CARDS ISSUED [photos]...Farmer educative course conducted in Myawady...Volleyball umpire course opened at NIS-1 in Thuwunna...Trees grown in Thegon Township in rainy season...Cash assistance provided to students in Gyobingauk...Monsoon tree growing ceremony held in An...Agricultural knowledge shared to local farmers in Yekyi...Reading habit raised in Katha Township...Fire drill demonstrated at Myoma Market in Shwegu...PyinOoLwin cultivates saplings at golf course...Construction of Mandalay-Sagaing-Monywa- Shwebo link inspected...Dy L&F minister views sanitation tasks of the staff...Cash and kind donated to people in Rakhine State...Duties of annual Locals plant saplings at Thandwe GTI projects assigned to local authorities in Pyay...Kyaikto Township Cooperative Syndicate holds AGM...Nay Pyi Taw Sports Training Centre completes...With three-page supplement of Bill Revoking The Land Acquisition (Mines) Act and Securities Exchange Bill attached. [not included in online edition]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "To best serve interest of people and country, we have fervent desire to seek technical know-how, to set up economic engagement with other countries but sanctions are still restricting us from doing so" President U Thein Sein...President U Thein Sein holds meeting with US Secretary of State...Union Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin attends 45th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and related meetings...Ambassador U Tint Swai concurrently accredited to Hellenic Republic...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Member of British Parliament Mr Jeffery Donaldson and party...Myanmar, Japan to increase bilateral trade...Myanmar young golfer to take part in The Junior Open Championship 2012...President U Thein Sein leaves Cambodia...President U Thein Sein arrives in Cambodia to attend US-ASEAN Business Forum...Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets member of British Parliament and party...Union electric power No. 2 minister attends ceremony for handing over of SICS and RTU...Japan Mizuho Corporate Bank opens its branch in Yangon...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives US Under Secretary of Economic, Business and Agriculture Affairs...Union Information & Culture Minister receives Ambassador of ROK...President U Thein Sein meets Cambodian Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein holds discussions with Thai Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein arrives back in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Social protection"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 14 July 2012
Date of publication: 14 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for eighth day - Six questions answered, one important proposal approved, one bill submitted, one bill reviewed...Eighth day session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues - One bill approved, one bill discussed, one bill submitted, one proposal discussed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-7-2012)...Culture Ministry plants trees, releases fingerlings...Mon State Chief Minister looks into regional development tasks...Sittway station grows saplings in rainy season...Tree growing ceremony marked as conservation of school environment...CASH DONATED; FIELD TRIP MADE; COORD MEETING HELD [photos]...Fire breaks out at Pyisonekyaw rice mill in Mawgyun...Agricultural loans for monsoon crops disbursed in Myaungmya...Hiking team plans to climb mountains in Mon State...Paddy transplanting machine demonstrated in Thayawady Township...Summer Palethwe paddy harvested on model plot...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Hsenwi Township...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Myohla Sub- Township...Tachilek observes Myanmar Women’s Day...Citizenship cards issued in Thayet Township...University of Veterinary Science plants saplings... Coordination meeting for holding 65th Anniversary Martyr’s Day commences...Nursing trainees decorated with caps and coats...Kayin State Chief Minister attends rainy season treeplanting ceremony...Outstanding students honoured in Kanyutkwin...Plan to hold workshop for development of meat sector...Township Administrator’s Cup U-19 Football Tournament commences in Nyaungdon...Rural area of Tatkon covered with maize plantations...School Environment Day marked in Bago...Traffic lights help people create traffic safety area in Shwepyitha...Books, publications donated to library in Kyaunggon Township...Talks on taxation disseminated in Taikkyi...Auxiliary fire brigade signboard put up in Zeyathiri Township...Facts about revenue disseminated in Yekyi...Dengue hemorrhagic fever combated in Shwepyitha...Saplings grown at tree growing ceremony in Pathein...Drug elimination day observed in Bokpyin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for Cambodia to attend US-ASEAN Economic Forum...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to French counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates French Prime Minister...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates French counterpart...Workshop on frozen meat import held...Myanmar, Thai to cooperate in rice mill industry...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw attends AIPA Executive Committee Meeting..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Tug-of-war" ["between economic development and environmental conservation"]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 13 July 2012
Date of publication: 13 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for seventh day - Eight questions answered, one proposal discussed, one more submitted and one bill approved...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for seventh day - Eight questions answered, two proposals put forward and members of the vice-president scrutinizing board selected at today’s session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...RC school building to be built for school for children with disabilities...CSC ISSUED; BANK ACCOUNTS OPENED; CSC ISSUD (sic) [photos]...Letpangon Model Village illuminated in PyinOoLwin Township...Exercise books, stationery donated to monastic education school...Cash donated to foundation in Bago...Water surface of Mandalay moats cleaned...Fifth paper reading session of Technological Universities held...Master course on economic management to be opened at UMFCCI...Bus line 157 on new route...Trees grown as School Environment Day activity...Exercise books, stationery donated to monastic students...Cash and foodstuff provided for locals in Rakhine State...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Pathein...Increasing number of taxi cannot change taxi fare in Yangon...Taungup Township observes Myanmar Women’s Day...Preventive measures taken against dengue hemorrhagic fever in Insein...Palethwe paddy harvested in Amarapura Township...Palethwe hybrid paddy purchased in Tatkon Township...Sports equipment shop of Yadanabon FC sponsor opens in Mandalay...Officials make field trips to grassroots level...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-7-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Annual South East Asia Red Cross and Red Crescent Meeting-2012 held...Myanmar, UK, UNFPA reiterate commitment to support family planning...Myanmar, Singapore red cross societies sign MoU...UMFCCI officials hold talks with Chinese entrepreneurs...Myanmar delegation led by Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw arrives back...US eases restrictions on investment in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "From one way to two-way" ["We need to shift our learning system from one way to two-way system."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 12 July 2012
Date of publication: 12 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for sixth day - Eight questions answered, one proposal discussed, two proposals tabled, one bill passed...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for sixth day - Five questions answered, one new proposal submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (11-7-2012)...Monsoon paddy seeds broadcast in Ingapu Township...Preventive measures against DHF carried out in Kyimyindine Township...Bank loans issued to farmers in Kyaiklat...Flood hits urban wards in Lashio due to heavy rains...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Yekyi...Phayathonzu Sub-Township organizes saplings in rainy season...OUTSTANDING STUDENT HONOURED; CASH ASSISTANCE PROVIDED [photos]...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash, book donations...Cash donated to fund of free clinic in Mawgyun...Information for trafficking in person...Knowledge about traffic rules disseminated in Ahlon...Bank loans disbursed to farmers in Wakema Township...Talks on durability of village libraries held...Pumpkin of Lewe flows into market...People in Rakhine State provided cash, foodstuff...Two Defence Services Personnel Region Hluttaw or State Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Union S&T Minister inspects Center for Information and Communication Technology Trainings...F&R Ministry holds monsoon tree planting ceremony...Upgrading of Nay Pyi Taw-Kyweshin- Pantin Road Section inspected...Union Education Minister visits University, BESs in Sagaing, Mandalay...Declaration of income submitted in Kalay Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and party...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of the United States of America...Appointment of Nigerian Ambassador agreed on...Appointment of Qatari Ambassador agreed on...Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives UNHCR Mr Antonio Guterres and party...Deputy Minister of Vietnam arrives at Yangon to attend XXVII SEA Games Federation, related meetings...Road to London ceremony held...Corrigendum...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives UNHCR delegation...Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw meets Parliamentary Development Policy Advisor of UNDP (Myanmar)...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Nepal...Reproductive health problems remain leading cause of ill health and death among childbearing-age women worldwide...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives UNHCR delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Diehard old habits".....ARTICLE: "A world where every pregnancy is wanted" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 11 July 2012
Date of publication: 11 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw meeting continues for fifth day - Eight questions answered, one proposal and two bills submitted...Fourth regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for fifth day - Five questions answered, one proposal submitted, decision made for discussion of proposal..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Dy Culture Minister inspects cultural heritages...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Okpo Township...Scanty rain...DHF preventive measures taken in Insein Township...New school buildings handed over in Ngazun Township...Insein Township Writers Association to hold memorial ceremony...Mandalay Stadium under construction with 50 per cent completion...Field trips made to villages for issuance of SCSs (sic)...Action to be taken against dull number plates, fake number plates...PRIZES AWARDED; REVENUE EDUCATIVE TALKS HELD; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photos]...Information Ministry contributes to greening of mother earth...Cash and kind donation continues for locals of Rakhine State...Kayah State High Court honours outstanding students of staff...Monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Ottarathiri Tsp...Inter-BEHS U-15 Volleyball Tourney starts...Palethwe hybrid paddy seeds sown in Myaungmya...Mon Democracy Party allowed to register as political party...Cash donated for construction of religious edifice in Nay Pyi Taw...Statement No. (4/2012) of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission concerning incidents in Rakhine State in June 2012...Fertilizer, piglets provided to basic cooperative societies...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Nattalin...K 10000 prepaid cards, lowcost handset in high demand...Palethwe hybrid paddy seeds sown in Mawgyun...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to students in Kangyidaunt Township...Corrigendum..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives member of State Council and Minister of Public Security of PRC and party...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives member of State Council and Minister of Public Security of PRC...Friendly basketball matches scheduled...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives, member of State Council and Minister of Public Security of PRC...Myanmar divers win two medals in 3rd Singapore Invitational Diving 2012...UNICEF goodwill ambassador Jackie Chan concludes visit...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change and Chairman of UK Trade and Investment’s Business Ambassadors’ Group...Myanmar delegation observe companies, industrial zones in Tokyo of Japan...Myanmar Karatedo team leaves for Uzbekistan...MEPE, Marubeni signs agreement to buy spare MNA parts for Ywama power plant...Yangon Region Chief Minister meets Chinese guests...Talks on agricultural pattern held...Chinese delegation concludes visit...Tender to “Telecommunications Tender Consultant” [international telecommunications]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Four conditions" [achieving success and fame]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 10 July 2012
Date of publication: 10 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Fourth regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for fourth day - Eight questions raised, three reports discussed, one proposal discussed, one new proposal discussed, one new proposal submitted, one bill approved...Fourth regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for fourth day - Six questions answered, two proposals put forward...With two-page supplement on Peaceful Assembling and Peaceful Procession Rules attached. [NOT IN ONLINE EDITION]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Reshuffle of Deputy Ministers...Construction Minister meets staff members of districts, townships of Shan State (South)...Cash and kind donation for locals in Rakhine State continues...Cash assistance, uniforms provided to offspring of policemen...Midwifery course commences in Yenangyoung...New executives elected at Myeik Township TAAA...Departmental personnel, local people participate in tree growing ceremony...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Kyonpyaw...Trees planted in precinct of Okkalapa Pagoda...Palethwe paddy sown in Pantanaw...University of Computer Studies plants saplings...Cash donated to construction of library in Danubyu...DUTIES ASSIGNED; AGM HELD; HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT DONATED; CSC ISSUED [photos]...Best pass rate schools, outstanding students honoured in Bogale...International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed in Kengtung... Middle level officer management course opened...Civil special appeal cases heard...Dy Construction Minister inspects roads, bridges works...Technological University (Thanlyin) holds traffic rules talks...Monsoon paddy technology shared, sowing of Palethwe hybrid paddy held...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Wetlet Township...Merit shared for construction of new school building...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Singu...Meeting to cast Bayintnaung Station held in Einme...Myanmar Women’s Day Observed in Yamethin...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Mongping...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Maukmai...Sports gear, computer donated to BEMS branch in Okpo...Revenue matters explained in Muse..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Chief of Royal Thai Defence Forces and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Nanda Kyaw Swa receives EU guests...Defence Services Commander-in-Chief Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chief of Royal Thai Defence Forces...MoUs signed between Social Welfare Department and ten INGOs...Thai detainees in safe, but to face charges...Chinese delegation led by Minister of the Public Security of the People’s Republic of China arrives in Yangon...Myanmar delegation attends Myanmar-Thai Joint Border Committee’s meeting...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing welcomes Chief of Royal Thai Defence Forces General Tanasak Patimapragorn..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For the whole Asia"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 9 July 2012
Date of publication: 09 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker comforts, presents aids to local people at relief camps in Rakhine State...Union Election Commission Chairman honours outstanding students in Htongyi Village...Home Affairs Ministry presents prizes and stipends to outstanding students...Union Minister for Mines attends monsoon tree growing, releasing fingerlings...Yangon, Mandalay end in stalemate in volleyball finals...Tree planting ceremony marks School Environment Day...Coord meeting held at Mon State Police Force...Tree planting ceremony marks School Environment Day...Talks on uplifting of disabilities...Paddy transplanting machine demonstrated in Kyaukse...High yield paddy seeds sown in Danubyu Township...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Bogale Township...Thanbyuzayat Township plants trees for second time...School uniforms provided to offspring of vendors...Duty of project assigned to departments in Bahan Township...Myingyan Township observes International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Flower arrangement, orchid cultivation courses invite trainees...FOOTBALLS DONATED[photos]...REDD+ pilot project launched in Saira forest reserve of Yedashe Tsp...Kawpalan Village in Kawkareik Township gets new school building...Yangon Region Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Work Committee meets...220 drug-related cases exposed, 283 persons arrested...Yangon Region Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Work Committee meets...Bilin Township grows saplings at rainy season activity...Coord meeting of senior engineers held...Blood donation ceremony held at No. 2 Military Hospital (500-bed)...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister calls on CEC members of UMTA...Outstanding students honoured in Loikaw...Uniforms presented to bus workers of Nay Pyi Taw APBCC (Local)...Rainy season tree planting ceremony held in Taninthayi Township...Traffic rules explained at basic education schools in Taunggyi...Yedashe illuminated with electricity round the clock...Palethwe hybrid paddy nurtured in Nyaungdon Township...DHF preventive measures taken in Mogaung...Training course of settlement and land records officials concludes...Development of industrial human resources discussed...Winners awarded in IOD Boxing Contest...Trading of fish requested to apply cash down or short-term payment...Collective tree planting ceremony held in Mingin Township...Sandy standing Buddha image donated to Ananda Pagoda...Dental and oral health care services given in Tagaung...Union Education Minister participates in School Environment Day activities...Cash and kind donations for locals of Rakhine State continue...Tree planting ceremony held in Zigon Township...With four-page supplement on Bill Amending the Limitation Act, Bill Amending the Contempt of court, Bill Amending the Transfer of Immoveable Property Act, Bill Amending the Code of Civil Procedure and Bill Amending the Penal Code attached. [NOT IN ONINE EDITION]...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (8-7-2012)...AGM HELD [photo]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Japan to discuss bilateral trade and investment...Official remittance from Malaysia to Myanmar through private banks...REDD+ pilot project launched in Saira forest reserve of Yedashe Tsp...Myanmar boxing team back from Kazakhstan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "No turning back"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 8 July 2012
Date of publication: 08 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein visits agricultural research farms in Tatkon, Yamethin Townships...International Day for Cooperatives marked...Ayeyawady region chief minister attends prize awarding of Universities volleyball tournament...Outstanding students, teachers honoured in Launglon Township...Non-Formal Primary Education launched in Mohnyin...Myanmar Rice Industry Association to hold AGM...Cash for tube-well, exercise books donated to BEPSs...Prizes awarded to outstanding students in Hinthada...International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed in Monghsat...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Tamu District...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Hlaingbwe Township...TAXATION TALKED (sic); PRIZES AWARDED; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED; [photos]...Union A&I Minister attends prize awarding of staff and students of the ministry...Loan benefits dairy farming in Nawnghkio...Union A&I Minister attends prize awarding of staff and students of the ministry...Cash and kind provided for locals in Rakhine State...New BEPS building handed over in Thaton Township...Tonhon bridge in Nyaungshwe commissioned into service...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks...Hotel service courses opened in Taunggyi, Kalaw...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Mawgyun...BEMS upgraded to BEHS Branch in Shwepyitha Township...Cash assistance provided to students in Kyaukpyu...Myanmar Women’s Day celebrated in Kalay...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Shwebo...Border Affairs Ministry provides school uniforms worth K 45.5 million to students...Trees grown in rainy season in Laymyethna Township...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Singaing...Books, cash donated to library in Mudon Township...Trees planted as rainy season activity in Dedaye Township... Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Ottwin...Buddhist cultural course concludes in Ahlon Township...Union Transport Minister assists in cross-Yangon River ferry service, Yangon Port extension...Educative talks on traffic rules given...With four-page supplement on Anti-Bribery Bill and Bill Amending the Penal Code attached. [NOT CONTAINED IN ONLINE VERSION]...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (7-7-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Kyaw Zwar Minn presents credentials to Swiss President...Myanmar Chess delegation leaves for Indonesia...Sports Ministry hires Sail for marketing XXVII SEA Games...Union Education Minister back from Indonesia...Myanmar delegation led by Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw leaves for Indonesia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Political awareness, key to combat against poverty".....ARTICLE: "UNIQUE ACARIYA PUJA" By Ba Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 7 July 2012
Date of publication: 07 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Fourth regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for third day - Eight questions answered, one proposal discussed and one proposal submitted...Fourth regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for third day Six questions answered, two proposals submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 2012 monsoon tree planting ceremony held in Pobbathiri Tsp...Sports Ministry grants scholarships to offspring of its staff...Foot-and-mouth disease vaccines free injection given in Sagaing Tsp...WINNERS AWARDED; CSC ISSUED; [photos]...Myanmar Women’s Day observed in Sangyoung Township...Rainy season tree growing...Top pass rate school honoured in Mawlamyinegyun...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Tahlay Sub-Township...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Momauk... ceremony held in Kyeintali...Trees grown as rainy season activity in Htilin...Citizenship cards issued in Kyaukme...31st special bus line on route from Phonegyi Street to Bailey Bridge...MLF invites cash, book donations...Animals vaccinated in Thegon Township...NPE’s English Language Course (Basic Level) concludes...Cash and kind donated for locals in Rakhine State...Locals in Rakhine State provided with cash, kind...Palethwe hybrid paddy seeds handed over in Kyeintali Sub-Township...Heavy rains cause floods in downtown Yangon...Books, publications donated to library...New school building Tawwin opened at BEHS in Zigon Township...Outbreak of fire at factory in Hlinethaya...Door-to-door fumigation undertaken in Mawlu of Indaw Township...Rural animal health staff course concludes in Mogaung Township...Bilin plants trees in rainy season...Flood and heavy rains hit lowland areas of Yangon...Agricultural loans disbursed in Sagaing Township...Clarification on tax made in Pathein...Midwifery course opens in Aunglan...Thongwa Township WVOC grants stipends to 64 students...Outstanding students honoured in Hsihseng...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (6-7-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister attends World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction...Myanmar permanent representative to UN accredited as Ambassador to US...MoU signed between Myanmar and Japan...Corrigendum...Jackie Chan arrives in Mandalay of Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperative enterprises build a better world"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 6 July 2012
Date of publication: 06 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTAW SESSIONS: Fourth regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for second day - One urgent proposal submitted and informed to Hluttaw, eight questions answered, reports submitted, two new proposals and one bill submitted, one bill passed...Fourth regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for second day - Four questions answered, one bill discussed, two bills approved, two proposals submitted... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Outstanding students honoured at Ministry of Hotels and Tourism...Zomi Congress for Democracy Party gets permission to form political party...Dy Construction Minister inspects progress of roads, bridges...Cash and kind donated for local people in Rakhine State...DHF preventive activities launched in Mawgyun...Tatkon Township Forest Department grows saplings...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Shwedaung...MLF invites cash, book donations...Myanma Passport Issuance Office opens branch in Mandalay...Information for trafficking in person...Sky Net channel sold to MCDC staff through installment...Transport charges of commodities changed on Taunggyi-Kengtung-Tachilek Road...School Environment Day...NLD’s allegation of wax-coated ballot papers is wrong - Secretary of NLD’s Central Election Victory Team U Nyan Win charged as NLD fails to follow UEC’s instructions...Office, signboard of WAO, MCWA opened in Zabuthiri Township...Prizes, cash assistance given to students of APBCC (Yangon North District)...All Private Bus-line Control Committee...Power lines maintained, subpower stations built in Mandalay...31st, 57th bus lines must be ordinary lines...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Letpadan Township...MECHANICAL COURSE PROVIDED; SIGNBOARD PUT UP; COOPERATIVE DAY MARKED [photos]...DHF preventive measures taken in Kangyidaunt...Saplings distributed to departments, schools in Shwepyitha Township...Dentist chair donated to Thazi People’s Hospital...Communication systems explained...Concrete road commissioned into service in Tegyigon Village of Zabuthiri Township...Offices of Nay Pyi Taw WAO, MCWSC opened...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (5-7-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Signing ceremony of Country Programme Action Plan (2012-2015) held...Telephone numbers changed for opening and closing, event management of SEA Games...Plans to give talks on international education in Yangon, Mandalay 7-8 July...Press conference on Orchestra Concert, Myanmar held...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives Chief of Asian Bureau of Yomiuri Shimbun daily of Japan...Appointment of U.S. Ambassador agreed on...Friendly basketball match continues..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Our own kith and kin"
Language: English
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 5 July 2012
Date of publication: 05 July 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: First day’s Fourth Regular Session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw convened - Messages put on record, proposal submitted to approve announcement of state of emergency, establishment of diplomatic relations explained, announcement on election of new Vice-President made, one new proposal submitted...Fourth regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw convenes for first day - Affirmation taken, three questions answered, Hluttaw’s functions recorded, one proposal and one bill submitted...First day fourth regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw held - Three questions answered, one bill submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (4-7-2012)...Rainy season tree planting ceremony of UEC holds...Prizes presented, stipends granted at EP-2 Ministry...Costume, hairstyle show of Myanmar women presented...Local people of Rakhine State provided with cash and kind...Myanmar Libraries Foundation to hold cash, stationery donation ceremony...Cash donated to cardiac ward of Mandalay General Hospital...Women’s Affairs Organization donates blood in Pathein...Aungbalay lottery on sale at K 200 per ticket...Mandalay Railways invites entrepreneurs for modern hotels, shopping centres...Compensation for loss of crops given...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Hinthada...E-Pension system for pensioners...Bank loans disbursed in Hinthada...Hluttaw representatives help issuance of citizenship scrutiny cards...PRIZES AWARDED; DHF PREVENTED; OFFICE OPENED; MYANMAR WOMEN’S DAY MARKED [photos]...Volleyball tournament kicks off...Kachin State Chief Minister inspects agriculture machinery...Medical care provided to refugees in Rakhine State...Course No. 1/2012 on collecting monthly production, social and economical statistics in townships concludes...Land Use Scrutiny Committee meets...Inter-Region/State Champion Challenge Cup (2012) Acrobatics Championship concludes...Japanese coaches to train Myanmar Karatedo athletes...Dy Construction Minister assists in Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun) project, road works...Gold entrepreneurs conduct training course...Myanmar Writers Association to donate cash to locals of Rakhine State...Trees grown in rainy season in Kyaiklat...Income declaration handed over in Pyay...Long staple cotton seeds handed over to farmers in Kanbalu...Nurturing of saplings demonstrated in Paukkhaung...Health development youth service course opens..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Relief and Resettlement Department, UNOCHA sign MoU...Holding Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships discussed...27th S.E.A Games 2013 - Tender Invitation for Opening & Closing Ceremonies...497 tourists daily visit Shwedagon Pagoda on average..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Find common ground through parliament"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 4 July 2012
Date of publication: 04 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: In implementing political and economic reforms, ease of ethnic conflicts needs to be considered - Only when such reforms are carried out, will national reconciliation be achieved and ethnic conflicts ended [Chairman of Union Peace-making Central Committee President U Thein Sein addresses the first meeting of the Union Peace-making Central Committee]...Cash and kind donated for local people in Rakhine State...Upgrading ceremony of BEPS to Post-Primary School held...Basic tailoring course to kick off on 13 July...Librarian multiplier course opened in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Ceremony to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed...Cash assistance provided to students of Township WVO...Rainy season trees growing ceremony held in Tamu...AGM HELD; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED; CSC ISSUED [photos]...Regional ASEAN Dengue Day observed in Shwebo...DHF taken in Insein Township (sic)...Mogaung Township holds tree growing ceremony...Danu National Democracy Party allowed to register as political party [UEC]...One Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representative substituted [UEC]...Health care provided to people in Maungtaw District...Inter-Region/State Champion Challenge Women’s Traditional Boat Race concludes...Dy Construction Minister attends meeting on upgrading of Monywa- Pale-Gangaw-Haka Road...Model paddy plot harvested with use of combine harvester...Furniture, stationery donated to BEPS in South Okkalapa Township...Plan under way to establish public edible oil company...Shwegu GAD provides uniforms, cash assistance to staff, offspring...Income, commercial tax payers honoured...One generator as reserve equipment arrives in Monywa...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot...Monsoon paddy cultivated in Ingapu...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Myingyan Township...Loan disbursed in Tatkon for cultivation of paddy...Myanmar Women’s Day marked in Nay Pyi Taw...Inter-University/College men’s volleyball tourney of (Lower Myanmar zone) kicks off...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (3-7-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to US President...Global MBA Offshore Programme launched at UMFCCI...Union Foreign Minister felicitates US counterpart...Talks for Myanmar-Thai entrepreneurs...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister attends Myanmar-Bangladesh Foreign Office Consultations...Myanmar delegation led by Dy Health Minister arrives back...Friendly basketball match played..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A new development policy".....ARTICLE: "Sacred Tant Kyi Taung Hill" Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 3 July 2012
Date of publication: 03 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ministry of Sports holds 20-kilometre walking race...Union Mines Minister visits rehydration salts workshop...Kyaukse Township plants saplings as rainy season activity...Dy Construction Minister attends coordination meeting for building of Sagaing University...Furniture, stationery donated to BEPS in South Okkalapa Township...Mohnyin Tsp holds concluding of Community Animal Health Course...Experiences of Writers Conference recounted in Toungoo...Health knowledge given in Insein Township...Bank erosion causes trouble to villagers...Maubin Township Cooperative Syndicate holds AGM...Course on good governance in political transition conducted...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission welcomes signing of Plan of Action for Prevention against Recruitment of the Under-Aged Children for Military Service...Distinction winners honoured in Myanaung Tsp...Duties assigned in Falam Township...Signboard to mark Myanmar Women’s Day put up in Monywa...Citizenship cards presented to students...New concrete bridge put into service in Naungtaya Sub-Township...Plan to facilitate school, dispensary to Pannel Village of Tachilek Township...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Mongphyat...School uniforms provided to students in Mongphyat...Outstanding students in matriculation examination honoured in Dedaye...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Pabedan BEHS No 2...Executive committee of Kokkine Swimming Club meets...Sanitation carried out for proper flow of drains...Outstanding students honoured in Twantay...Alms, day meals offered to over 100 members of the Sangha...Students in Myeik get knowledge on traffic rules...Outstanding students honoured in Insein Township...WINNERS AWARDED; CSC ISSUED; DUTIES ASSIGNED: [photos]...Kya-in-Seikkyi Township disburses agricultural loans to farmers...Cash donated to Myanmar Fire Brigade...Talks on threat of narcotic drugs given in Tamway...Trees planted in DaikU as rainy season activities...Equestrian Contest marks International Olympic Day...Trees grown as monsoon activity in Nattalin Township...Monghsat grows saplings as environmental conservation...Marketable Seintalon mango plantations extended...Township WVO holds coord meeting...Nyaunglebin Township shows love for mother land...Cash, kind supplied to local people in Rakhine State...Amnesty granted [to 46 prisoners]...Cash, medicines donated for people in Rakhine State...Medical servicemen of Directorate of Medical Services care for local people...Field trips planned to provide reproductive health care...Midwifery Course opened in Thayet District..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Belarusian President...President U Thein Sein felicitates Belarusian Prime Minister...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives Chairman of New Era People’s Party...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Belarusian counterpart...SCG sharing the dream in Myanmar presents scholarships...Dy Education Minister meets Thai guests...Myanmar-Japan Joint Seminar held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Real men don’t buy girls".....ARTICLE: "The Dhammazedi Bell: a landmark in Myanmar campanology" Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 2 July 2012
Date of publication: 02 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (1-7-2012)...Union Construction Minister meets officers of ministry...New school buildings of basic education schools put into service in Pathein Tsp...Outstanding students in Wakema Tsp awarded...YCDC Women’s Affairs Organization holds rainy season tree planting ceremony...Moderate earthquake jolts outside Myanmar...CASH DONATED; TREES PLANTED; CASH DONATED; PRIZES AWARDED; CASH DONATED [photos]...One stop service provided to issue licence to motorcycles...First-aid course provided to policemen on Expressway...Passengers worrying about reckless driving...Respects paid to older Thabin performers in Mawlamyine...Citizenship cards issued to eligible people in Chauk...Trees planted to conserve environment in Taungup...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Danubyu...Union Sports Minister enjoys events of Champion Challenge Cup 2012...Myanmar Fisheries Federation holds AGM...Kachin State plants saplings as rainy season greening acitivity...Experiences in writers conference recounted...School Environment Day...Union Commerce Minister addresses MITS annual general meeting...11th convocation of ITBMU held...Lawless acts occurred in Rakhine State in May, June exposed...Sales of indigenous foods, mode of dress show, style of hairdo show, national race dances opened...Cash, foodstuff, clothes donated to people of Rakhine State...Recreation hall with rest room under construction on Mandalay Hill...Monsoon football tournament commences in Twantay...Library established in Saryay Village of Sagaing Township...BGG rainy season golf tournament on 13 July...Paukkhaung Township organizes tree growing ceremony...School uniforms given to students of vendors...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Labutta Township...Muse Township hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Surgical operation to be performed at child without anus...18th Year Anniversary of Dr. Maung Maung...Hluttaw and its committees devote to social contract for democracy promotion...Winners awarded in Sepak Takraw, Sailing Contests..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Embraer aircraft manufacturer in Sao Paulo...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Paris and Singapore, arrives back in Myanmar...Union Science & Technology Minister meets Chinese guests...Japan-made generators arrive in Mandalay...GMS high level officials, investment framework leading committee meet...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister meets Norwegian, Denmark Ministers...Myanmar, US to play a basketball friendly...Myanmar divers leave for Singapore...UMFCCI officials meet WTO representative..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Capital market prerequisite for development of market economy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 1 July 2012
Date of publication: 01 July 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Monsoon trees planting ceremony for 2012 held in Shan State...Workshop focuses on salvage of historical heritage Dhammazedi Bell...Mawlamyine Tree-growing ceremony hails Myanmar Women’s Day...One killed in motor cycle mine blast...MBE provides grants and note books for needy students...K 50000 per acre of loans disbursed...Child-centred academic course concludes...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot...School equipment, stationery donated to basic education school...Tree growing ceremony marks Myanmar Women’s Day...Photo, wall magazine showed in Mingin...Shade and flowery plants grown in Okpo...TRAINING COURSE OPENED; PRIZES PRESENTED; TREES PLANTED; RESPECT-PAYING CEREMONY HELD [photos]...MPT gives Internet services to CDMA phones...Union Minister for Information and for Culture addresses opening of workshop on salvaging Dhammazedi Bell...Union EP-2 Minister inspects power plants in Mandalay Region...Rail Transportation Minister calls for coordination in implementing reform processes...Education Ministry holds tree planting and fingerling releasing ceremony...Hotel 7 Mile opened in Mayangon Tsp...Mon State Chief Minister attends statelevel informal primary education activity launch in Mawlamyine...Timber certification course conducted...Universities Men’s Table Tennis Championship concludes...SPED DG meets athletes...Ayeyawady to fall below its danger level in Katha...Mingaladon GAD provides grants to students...Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Directive No (1/2012)...Tawwin bus line extends its route at Khayaybin Junction...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Kawthoung...Micro-credit cooperative limited formed...Cash donated to fund of rural library in Kawa...Collectively growing of saplings held in Insein Township...Locals in Rakhine State supplied with cash and kind...Strong earthquake rocks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets Brazilian counterpart...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Finnish Foreign Minister...Want to enjoy Film Festival in Japan...Union Science and Technology Minister receives Singaporean guests...Indonesian delegation concludes visit...Union F&R Minister receives foreign guests...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets officials of World Cup organizing committee, Petrobras, Softex...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham goes sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The Great Bell of Dhammazedi"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 30 June 2012
Date of publication: 30 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Blood donation hails Myanmar Women’s Day...CASH DONATED; TREES PLANTED; SCHOOL EQUIPMENT DONATED [photos]...Workshop on survival of libraries launched...Constitutional Tribunal of the Union shows love for mother earth...K 50000 per acre disbursed to farmers in Mandalay Region...New locations for train ticket booths announced...BEMS branch opened in Htigyaing Township...School uniforms provided to students...Tree growing ceremony marks Myanmar Women’s Day...Informal primary education launched in Bago Region...Union EP-1 Minister inspects progress of Nancho Hydropower Project...Talks on “International Auditing Practices” given...Saplings planted, fingerlings released at Science and Technology Ministry...Talks on traffic rules given in Zeyathiri Township...Press conference focuses on development Myanma gold industry...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (29-6-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives President of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Speaker of House of Representatives of Indonesia...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends Rio+20 opening session and first day plenary meeting...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw receives President of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Speaker of House of Representatives of Indonesia...Union Transport Minister receives Vice-Chairman of Bangkok Airways...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives President of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia...Attorney-General of the Union receives economic entrepreneurship association of USA...Bago Region Chief Minister meets Belgium guest...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham backs from UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham arrives in Rio de Janeiro of Brazil...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends Rio+20 side events...Union Health Minister receives China Sinopharm International Corporation...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker hosts dinner to Indonesian delegation...Dy Hotels & Tourism Minister meets foreign guests separately...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses Fourth Plenary Meeting of second-day session of UN Conference on Sustainable Development...Myanmar believes Green Economy and Green Growth as new development policy, contributing to poverty eradication, improving human welfare, creating new opportunities and decent jobs..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Human resources of higher quality"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 29 June 2012
Date of publication: 29 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein views demonstration on capacity of agricultural equipment at 500-acre farmer educative farm in Pobbathiri Township...Union Cooperatives Minister holds meeting with staff...New Hope comes for Bago...Uniforms, stationery provided to students...Yangon Region WAO plants saplings in Mingaladon Township...School uniforms provided to students of vendors...K 10M DONATED; UNIFORMS PRSENTED (sic); BILLBOARD PUT UP; CASH DONATED; EDUCATIVE TALK GIVEN [photos]...Dangers of drugs, household pills lectured (sic)...Summer paddy harvested on model plot in Namhkam Township...Special high yield paddy plantation thriving in Nyaungshwe...Model plot of Palethwe paddy harvested in Ngazun...Winners awarded in contest to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Extended buildings of Peinkham BEPS opened in Monghsat Township...Shan State clinches title in billiards and snooker contest...Cash, foodstuff continuously provided for local people in Rakhine State...Rural libraries opened in Kani Township...Relocated students supplied with cash assistance in Kachin State...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Meeting on rehabilitation tasks for displaced persons held in Rakhine State...Announcement of informing NLD to use name of State as prescribed in constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers...Animal diseases talked (sic) in Yamethin Township...NyaungU Township plants saplings in rainy season...Nyaungdon Township DAC presents school uniforms to students...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Environmental technology course...Cash, books donated to library in Htantabin Township...School uniforms provided to students in Kawkareik...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Ottwin...Basic fire fighting course opened in Mogaung...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (28-6-2012)...Billboard to mark Myanmar Women’s Day put up in Pathein..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, EU to cooperate in reducing climate change impact...Laotian delegation wraps up visit...Australian Ambassador meets UMFCCI officials...Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw receives Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict of the UNSG...UN agencies, INGOS promise to help suffers get back on their feet in Rakhine State...Union Sports Minister receives Japanese guests...Fourth GMS Economic Corridors Forum held in Mandalay...Dy Foreign Minister attends International Conference against World Drug Problem...Union Education Minister receives guests of Education Development Centre...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict of the UNSG...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives foreign guests...Chairman of ASEAN Inter- Parliamentary Conference Speaker of House of Representatives of Indonesia arrives..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Push media sector to a new high".....ARTICLE: "Smile" Khin Aye Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 July 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 28 June 2012
Date of publication: 28 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bring genuine rights for the persons with disabilities...Thabin artistes pay respects to older persons...Flood warning...Plan under way to upgrade Yangon- Mandalay Expressway...Talks to mark Drug Abuse Control held...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held...Wards in Mawlu region get fulltime electricity...Geoengineering Certificate Course on 29 June...School uniforms provided to needy students in Twantay...MEDICINES AND NUTRITION GIVEN; WINNERS AWARDED; STIPENDS PROVIDED; DUTIES ASSIGNED; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photos]...Inter-Subject Men’s Football Tournament held at Yadanabon University...Traffic rules enforcement meeting held in Pathein...Progress of rural development and poverty alleviation in Thanlyin Tsp monitored...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held at Cooperatives Ministry...EP-1 Ministry cultivates 1530 saplings...YCDC holds coord meeting....Slight earthquake jolts...Kachin State Chief Minister, Commander view health care services for displaced persons...Cash and Kind donated to local people in Rakhine State...Citizenship cards issued to local citizens...Computer donated to BEMS in Yamethin...Shan pine apple on sales at good price...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Transport, Department of Civil Aviation - Invitation to an Information Session regarding the Construction of Hanthawady International Airport and Development of other International and Domestic Airports with Private Participation...Crime reduction knowledge disseminated to students...Freedom must be practised with observance of code of ethics, rationality and awareness - Role of State media still needed to avert extremisms and provide people with necessary information...Plan of Action for Prevention against Recruitment of Minors signed...Commercial tax exemption on fertilizer, pesticides, farming equipment and agricultural machinery introduced..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR...President U Thein Sein receives Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict of the UNSG...Union Commerce Minister meets responsible persons of Japan Kyodo News...Union Transport Minister holds discussion with Beijing Construction & Engineering delegation...Laotian delegation pays a visit to Bago...Dy Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador...Medical equipment donated to 1000-bed Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital [from Japanese donor]...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Laotian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister receives guests...Japan to assist in development of stock market, economic performance of Myanmar...US Government’s human trafficking report for 2012 promotes Myanmar’s position..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Effective plans in hand".
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 27 June 2012
Date of publication: 27 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-6-2012)...L&F Ministry releases fingerlings, plants saplings...Eradication of illegal timber extraction, environmental conservation talked (sic)...Monetary administration and management course concludes...Development of gold industry course conducted...Traffic rules educated (sic) to students in Kyaiklat...Cash provided to patients with cleft lip and palate...2012 tree growing ceremony held in Loilem...Toungoo holds rainy season tree growing ceremony...Basic animal health staff course opened in Momauk...Crops thriving in Yamethin in favourable weather...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to local people...Action taken against undisciplined motorcycles...TRAFFIC RULES TALKS; CASH DONATED; SCHOOL UNIFORMS PROVIDED [photos]...Reform strategy coordinated for upgrading Myanmar engineering education...Rakhine State Chief Minister visits relief camps...International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Medical servicemen perform health care services at relief camps...Cooperative special sales staged on 7-8 June...Tree growing ceremony held in Kayan...Free health care services given in Paleik...Tree growing ceremony held in Labutta...Plan to open Buddha Dhamma cultural school in Tatkon...Talks on knowledge about narcotic drugs held...Rainy season tree growing ceremony organized in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Offspring of vendors decorated with school uniforms...CSC issued in Kyaukse Township...International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed in Nay Pyi Taw...TV viewers to receive Channel 7 (Free to Air) with ordinary antenna..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets Vietnamese President, Communist Party Secretary-General...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint meets Chairman of Vietnamese National Assembly...Amyotha Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives Asia Affairs Specialist of CRS...Appointment of Belgium ambassador agreed on...Union Ministers, Chinese delegation discuss development of agriculture...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint and party visit Vietnam...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker and party visit Quang Ninh Province of Vietnam...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives UNDP Resident Representative...Hotels and Tourism Minister meets in-charges of FDI hotels...Potential illegal border passers stopped...Rep Office of foreign bank allowed...Union Information, Culture Minister receives Japanese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Effective land use and management"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 26 June 2012
Date of publication: 26 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government speeds up national development strategy reforms for flourishing of social environment where people can do well apart from rise in GDP figures - Government builds Myanmar society where equality and harmony flourish by reinforcing social protection amidst rapid reforms...Myanma cotton and silkware costume show, hairstyle show, entertainment held in Myeik...Magway Region monsoon tree planting ceremony (second week) held...Message sent by Chairman of Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Ko Ko on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Supervisory committee of Preprimary Teachership Course No. 22 held...Union Minister looks into private banks in Nay Pyi Taw...Drilling of CDT-12 oil well begins with assistance to locals...Abbot Training Courses conclude in Pathein...Cash and kind donated to local people in Rakhine State...Dy Construction Minister inspects housing projects...DHAMMAYON OPENED; DANGER OF DRUG TALKED (sic); TREES GROWN; VOLUNTEERS HONOURED; [photos]...Summer paddy threshed, winnowed in Yamethin...Eradication of narcotic drugs talked (sic) in Kawkareik...Books, publications donated to village library...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Shwegyin...School uniforms presented to students in Kengtung Township...Channel to Kyeeni Lake dredged for proper flow...Taunggyi university faculty members, students hear traffic rules...Collection of tax educated in Kalay Township...Palethwe model plot harvested in Paukkhaung Township...Midwifery course opened in Shwegu...Supreme Court of Union hears six civil miscellaneous cases (writs)...Talks on traffic rules given in Nay Pyi Taw Zeyathiri Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Israeli Ambassador...Coordinating meeting with UN Agencies and NGOs focuses on fulfillment to needs of locals in Rakhine State...Constitutional Tribunal of Union, Japan Ministry of Justice to cooperate in legal affairs...Myanmar media delegation visits Sweden, Norway and Denmark...Myanmar women swimmers earn bronze medal...Myanmar delegation led by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint arrives in Vientiane, Laos PDR...Myanmar parliamentary delegation visits Vientiane...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw visits the Plain of Jars in Xiangkhoang Province of Lao PDR...Israel to invest in Myanmar’s dry zone development...Union Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister meets Japanese delegates...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint calls on Laotian President...Closer cooperation brings more fruitful results both to governments and parliaments of Laos and Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Constructive cooperation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 25 June 2012
Date of publication: 25 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein grows (sic) Maha Bo tree at monsoon tree... growing ceremony 2012 in precinct of Thatta Thattaha Pagoda...Union Construction Minister inspects road/bridge construction in Bago Region...Informal education activity launched in Myitkyina...Yangon West District (B) team wins women’s football tournament...Myanmar Women’s Day signboard erected in Myitkyina...MFCC holds its 23rd annual meeting...Outstanding students YANGON, 24 June—The 23rd Annual Meeting of Foreign honoured in Kawhmu Tsp...Outstanding students honoured in Kawhmu Tsp...Wundwin holds tree growing ceremony...CSC ISSUED; CASH DONATED; CASH DONATED; SCHOOL UNIFOMS PRESENTED [photos]...Books donated to rural library in Htantabin...Health care services for the aged provided...Thabaung DAC disburses loans to 100 vendors...Mr. Crusher & Ms. Quench Contest held to hail Olympic Day...Union Transport Minister visits Yangon IWT...Distinction winning students honoured in Kungyangon Tsp...Sagawamyay Foundation awards outstanding students...Indigenous traditional foods sales held to hail Myanmar Women’s Day...Kayin State Chief Minister holds talks with state ministers, departmental officials, reps of IOM...Rainy season tree planting ceremony held in Thaton Township...Medical battalion giving medical treatment to victims at relief camps in Rakhine State...Winners in MPF Chief’s Cup Chess Tourney awarded...Chindwin likely to reach above its danger level in Hkamti...Saplings planted in Haka hailing Myanmar Women’s Day...Talks on danger of drugs given in Kengtung...Trees grown in Hline Yoma forest...Experiences of Hluttaw recounted in Shwebo...Firewood-saving stoves in high demand...Citizenship cards issued in Kawkareik...MCDC to serve people through one stop service...Python handed over to Yadanabon Zoological Gardens...Citizenship cards issued in Dagon Myothit (East) Township...Stationery, cash donated to fund of monastic education...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon, wife of Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, attends tree growing ceremony to mark Myanmar Women’s Day 2012...Myanmar Women’s Day billboards opened..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union FM felicitates Croatian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs...Clarification made on successful emergence of Myanmar monastery in Paris...Kayin State Chief Minister holds talks with state ministers, departmental officials, reps of IOM...President U Thein Sein felicitates Croatian President...President sends message of felicitations to Croatian PM...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint arrives back from Lao PDR, Vietnam..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Come invest in Myanmar".....ARTICLE: "Nature and its secret phenomena" T.S. (NLM)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 24 June 2012
Date of publication: 24 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyuchaung Hydropower Project to generate 120 million kwh/Year...Cash and kind donated to local people in Rakhine State...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (23-6-2012)...Union H&T Minister stresses better services and quality products...Bago Region Chief Minister attends tree-planting ceremony...Walk and race contests mark International Olympic Day 2012...Dy Education Minister visits Yangon University, Dagon University...Hockey matches hail International Olympic Day 2012...Tree growing ceremony hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Setsetyo Creek dredged for proper flow of water...CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED; ESSAY CONTEST; AGM HELD; CASH DONATED; STUDENTS HONOURED; CASH DONATED; CASH DONATED [photos]...Uniforms provided to offspring of vendors in Letpadan...Regional ASEAN Dengue Day observed in Bago...Agricultural loans disbursed in Kyonpyaw Township...Thakayta Township designates crime free month...Uniforms, cash assistance provided in Wakema...Winners awarded in cultural course...Winners awarded in cultural course...Union Sports Minister takes part in mass walk activity hailing International Olympic Day...Monsoon tree-planting ceremony held in Mingaladon Tsp...Exercise books donated to village BEPSs in Mohnyin...Union A & I Minister supplies staff with cash assistance...Yangon Mayor inspects DHF preventive measures...Rainy-season tree-planting ceremony held in Ministry of Transport...Translation manuscript set for Sarpay Beikman manuscript contest 2011...Cash donated to people of Rakhine State...Agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers...Winners in article and photo contests announced...Students in Kyaiklat get knowledge on traffic rules...School uniforms presented to students...Essay, painting and poster contest held at Yankin Education College...Drug possessor seized in Hopin...Crime reduction talks given in Pinlebu...YCDC to grow over 365,000 saplings...Talks on Ca Cevix on 24 June...Trees grown in village of Thanatpin Township...Limited Store opened in Dawbon Township...Cash, books donated to village library in Ingapu Township...Rainy season tree growing ceremony at YWTU...Outstanding students, teachers honoured in Dekkhinathiri Township...Blood donors honoured at Kyaukse Hospital...New records set at regions and states level in swimming event..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Nyaungshwe gets branch of Asia Green Development Bank...Myanmar-Hong Kong business meeting on 26 June...Trafficked victims handed over to parents...Myanmar volleyball team leaves for China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maximum results" [National finances].....ARTICLE: "Be healthy, be strong" Khin Aye Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 23 June 2012
Date of publication: 23 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Supreme Court of the Union plants saplings...Cash, foodstuffs, clothes donated for local people of Rakhine State...UCSB holds tree-planting ceremony...´╗┐Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects relief camps in Rakhine State...Dy Sports Minister encourages sports teams partaking in Champion Challenge Cup...Livestock breeding organization formed in Dawei District...Sports Training Camps inspected...Winners awarded in essay contest...Saplings collectively grown in Kyaunggon Township...Agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers...BGG to hold fourth monsoon golf tournament...UNIFORMS PROVIDED; BOOKS DONATED; HEALTH CARE PROVIDED [photos]...Ministry of Transport honours outstanding students...Micro-Finance Development Supporting Committee meets...Office of Auditor-General of the Union holds rainy season tree-planting ceremony...Committee for drafting Vacant Land, Fallow Land and Virgin Land Management Rules (draft), Farmland Rules (draft) meets...More aids for relief camps in Rakhine State arrive in Sittway...Prizes, stipends provided to offspring of Construction Ministry’s Staff...Signboards on traffic rules put up...Banking accountancy course kicks off...Books donated to YaunggyiU Library in Einme Township...Writers Association reconstituted in Nyaunglebin Township...National Workshop on Human Trafficking Prevention commences...Trees planted in Thegon Township...Palethwe hybrid paddy purchased...Mawgyun takes preventive measures against DHF... Union Hotels and Tourism Minister meets officials of Myanma Hotels and Tourism Services...Four Defence Services Personnel Region Hluttaw or State Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Myanmar Women’s Day commemorative signboard erected in Bahan Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Foreign Affairs receives Special Envoy of President of ROK...MCEA and ICAK host dinner in Karawaik Palace...Union S&T Minister receives Australian guests...Union Education Minister meets Indonesian Ambassador and party...Attorney-General of the Union receives foreign guests...Union Mines Minister receives Marubeni Corporation GM...School uniforms, stipends, stationery donated in Mandalay Region...Winners awarded in Pencak Silat event of Army Champion Challenge Cup...Slight earthquake hits 180 miles southeast of Mandalay...Relief aids transported to locals of Rakhine State...Literary talks mark Myanmar Women’s Day...Essay contest hails International Cooperatives Day...School uniforms, stationery presented to students...Vegetables of Chin State high demand...Union Religious Affairs Minister receives Ven Mon Tak of ROK...US-made six generators arrive at Myanmar Industrial Port..... "PERSPECTIVES":"A triple increase in per capita GDP".....ARTICLE: "Unborn Tomorrow" By Ba Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 22 June 2012
Date of publication: 22 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Paddy seeds presented to chairmen of Self-Administered Zones/Division...Cash, foodstuffs donated to local people of Rakhine State...Preventive measures taken against epidemic diseases in Rakhine State...Electric Power No. 1 Ministry holds prize presenting ceremony...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Heavy rains hit Waingmaw, Phakant townships in Kachin State - Local battalions provide assistance for flood victims...Collective tree growing ceremony held in Shwepyitha Township...Bus line committee presents cash assistance to students...English dictionary copies donated to school teachers...Refreshment served to teachers, students...Inter-Subject Men’s and Women’s Football Tournaments kick off...Cash assistance provided in Mawgyun...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Insein Township...School uniforms presented offspring of vendors...Kyimyindine Township plants saplings...Community-led all-round sanitation implemented in Ngaputaw...CSC ISSUED; CSC ISSUED; ASSISTANCE PROVIDED; CASH DONATED; TREES GROWN; SCHOOL EQUIPMENT DONATED; HEALTH TALKS GIVEN [photos]...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects rescue camps...Traffic rules talked at BEPS No. 2 in Pyinmana...Students to apply knowledge from learning with high proficiency so as to serve interest of State and themselve...Regions and States Champion Challenge Cup coordinated for Second Round...Taninthayi Region MCWSC holds AGM, presents uniforms...Over K 4000 million disbursed in 10 Townships in Mon State...Cash and kind donated to Pyinnya Dagun Library...Books, cash donated to village library in Kyonpyaw...Assistance provided to students of staff...Tube-wells sunk in Yinmabin Township...School uniforms given to students of vendors...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers...Free clinic opened in Bokpyin Township...Trees planted in Minhla Township...Raising work proficiency and environmental conservation course conducted...Outstanding students in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area honoured...Union Sports Minister enjoys Champion Challenge Cup’s Fustal match (Women)...Displaced local people in Maungtaw Township go back home...Relief aids for rescue camps in Rakhine State arrive..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Yangon Region Chief Minister meets Vice-Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of ROK...Deputy Health Minister attends Pediatric Health Care Forum in Washington of USA...Japanese sport mission to visit Myanmar 27-30 June...UMFCCI, Vietnamese delegation discuss trade, investment matters...DFID to assist Health Ministry in pre neonatal health care services...Myanmar, Singapore businessmen meet..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The guardian" ["...democracy together with discipline as its guardian..."].....ARTICLE: "Archives" Dr. Khine Khine Win (National Archives Department)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 21 June 2012
Date of publication: 21 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Every State actor focuses on exploiting foreign assistance for national development and regional development no matter what move is behind the assistance - Government has targeted to treble current per capita income of people - Plans that would be economical and benefit state and people are to be chosen when ministries and Region/State governments get loans for development...Debris cleared in fire-hit national races villages in Maungtaw Township...Price of automobile falls...Long staple cotton thriving in Meiktila Township...Cash donations invited to free clinic in Thongwa...CSC ISSUED; TREES GROWN; CSC ISSUED; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED; COOKERY COURSE HELD; CSC ISSUED [photos]...School uniforms presented to students...Plan under way to implement Satellite Mandalay Town...Roads in Mandalay upgraded in fiscal years...Talks on anti-human trafficking given in Meiktila...Cash assistance given to farmers in Pyawbwe Township...Medical servicemen provide health care services to people at relief camp in Sittway...School uniforms provided to students...School uniforms provided to students of vendors...Lashio plans to grow over 200,000 saplings...Tree growing ceremony held in Kyaukme Township...Talks on cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy held...Union Education Minister calls for focusing on Myanmar history lessons...Cash and foodstuff donated for Rakhine State dwellers...Public Notice: " 1. Ministry of Health is enforcing National Food Law to ensure the people the quality and safe food. 2. Processed rancid oils are found among cooking oils illegally exported through Shan State (North). 3. Ministry of Health would like to warn that these oils are not legally exported on its recommendation and are not suitable for consumption. Ministry of Health"..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Every State actor focuses on exploiting foreign assistance for national development and regional development no matter what move is behind the assistance - Government has targeted to treble current per capita income of people - Plans that would be economical and benefit state and people are to be chosen when ministries and Region/State governments get loans for development...Amyotha Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives OHCHR guests...Border Affairs Ministry, IOM eye for cooperation in migration...Dy Transport Minister receives Deputy Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of ROK...Dy Construction Minister receives guest to grate on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway...Myanmar edges out host Thai U-22 with 3-1...Union Labour Minister meets service personnel bound to Thailand...Thai entrepreneurs to meet with Myanmar entrepreneurs...Chief Justice of the Union receives Director of Research and Right to Development Division of OHCHR..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Don’t neglect EIA, SIA and HIA"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 20 June 2012
Date of publication: 20 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Job opportunities, income can be increased and triple growth realized only if current volume of financial investments be doubled - All must trim down uneconomical and redundant enterprises and cut expenses, while shrinking State-own business sector and encouraging privatization - President invites successful economists, experts, businessmen doing well overseas to join hands with government for national development [NAY PYI TAW, 19 June—With regard to processes of reforms for development of the State, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein delivered an address in meeting with Union level organization members, Region/State Chief Ministers, Chairmen of Self-Administered Division/Zone, deputy ministers and departmental heads at the meeting hall of the President office, here, at 9 am today...]...Sagaing Region Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks in Monywa District...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Leshi, Khamti...Dy Construction Minister inspects road/bridge works in Bago Region...Tree growing ceremony held in Launglon...Duties assigned in Mohnyin District...Agricultural loans disbursed in Haka Tsp...Insa bridge put into service in Sagaing Township...Cash, food, clothes collected for displaced persons in Rakhine State...Palethwe paddy fields inspected in Sagaing, Mandalay...Map of Bagan (MOB-14) in circulation...Community animal health workers course concludes...Moe Pwint-3 plan implementing rural area...Dy Health Minister looks into healthcare services in Meiktila, PyinOoLwin...Dy Health Minister looks into healthcare services in Meiktila, PyinOoLwin...Motorcycles allowed to get registration in Yamethin...Sanitation for hygienic works undertaken...UMFCCI to hold educative talk...Citizenship cards issued in Hlegu Township...School uniforms provided to 300 students...Disbursement of agricultural loans rise to K 50,000 per acre...Expired medicines, foodstuff, personal goods incinerated in Mandalay...Essay prize winning students honoured...Cash assistance, uniforms provided to students, staff members...IMMIGRATION WORKS UNDERTAKEN; SCHOOL UNIFORMS PROVIDED; DUTIES ASSIGNED [photos]...Tree growing ceremony held in Langkho District...Country has been introducing market-oriented economic system while striving for national development - Fresh mind-set and procedures in reform process, necessary to fulfill basic needs of people and improve socio-economic status...MMCWA donates cash for local people in Rakhine State...MADB disburses loan to farmers in Taninthayi Region..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 2nd Meeting of Myanmar-Philippines Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation held in Manila...Myanmar new generation golfers win five medals...Asia Energy refilling station opened in Mandalay...22 containers of marine products exported..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Livestock breeding and fisheries"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 19 June 2012
Date of publication: 19 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Live broadcast of President U Thein Sein’s State of Union Address on 19 June...Locals in Rakhine State supplied with cash, foodstuff...Hospitality Course No. 6/2012 opened in Nay Pyi Taw...Magway Region Chief Minister attends monsoon plantation ceremony...Kayin State Chief Minister assists in development tasks in Kayin State...Two who rob, rape and murder a woman from Kyauknimaw Village sentenced to death...Traffic rules talks given to students...Citizenship cards issued in Tachilek Township...Yinmabin Township Employees Micro-credit Society holds AGM...Durability of library talked in Maubin...Talks on environmental conservation given in Kyaukkyi...Chinese fruit merchants much purchase musk melon at good prices...Refreshments donated to electricians...School uniforms provided to students...CASH DONATED; CASH DONATED; SCHOOL UNIFORMS PROVIDED; CASH DONATED; ASSISTANT PRESENTED; [photos]...Loans disbursed to farmers in Ottarathiri, Pobbathiri for monsoon crop cultivation...Budget drawing proficiency course No. 1 opens...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held at Hlawga watershed area... Dy Construction Minister inspects machinery... Action plan on earthquake risk reduction in Mandalay handed over to Mayor...Prizes presented to outstanding students...Union Minister inspects University of Cooperatives (Sagaing)...Pyinsar model village in PyinOoLwin Township gets new school building...Bago Region Chief Minister inspects development of Thayawady District...Licences issued to motorcycles in Meiktila...Traffic rules lectured to faculty members, students (sic)...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Thazi Township...Cash donated to free clinic in Mawgyun...Students broaden horizon with health knowledge...Duties of projects assigned in Taungdwingyi Township...Midwifery Refresher Course opens in Hsipaw... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham leaves for Brazil to attend United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)...China puts US$ 14 billion investment in Myanmar...Union Commerce Minister meets WTO guests...Sagaing Region Chief Minister meets Indian Ambassador to Myanmar...Myanmar-Korea entrepreneurs meeting on 27 June...UNFPA rapid response to humanitarian emergency in Rakhine State...DELEGATION LEAVES [back to Thailand]; MODEL PLOT HARVESTED [photos]...Palethwe hybrid model...Health knowledge talked (sic) in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township...Union Information and Culture Minister meets members of Myanmar Music Association...Toungoo, Falam hold rainy season tree growing ceremonies...Union Construction Minister inspects upgrade of Shwebo- Myitkyina motor road...Tennis Tournament hails 2012 Olympic Day..... plot harvested...Agricultural loans disbursed to local farmers in Kyauktan Township..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Restoring our heritage"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8K)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 18 June 2012
Date of publication: 18 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Lt-Gen Hla Min of Commander-in-Chief (Army) Office, Union Minister for Border Affairs, State Chief Minister on tour of Ponnagyun, Yathedaung, Kyauktaw, Pauktaw...Cash and kind donated to displaced people in Rakhine State...Championship shield to Yangon Region in Pencak Silat event...Experience on 22nd AGM of MMCWA recounted...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends ASEAN Dengue Day Ceremony...Quality Palethwe paddy seeds provided to farmers...395 persons arrested in 319 drug-related cases...Two Bayintnaung Overpassess to be completed in one year...Eye care services given in Penwegon...CSC issued to local people in Shwepyitha Township...School uniforms provided to students...School enrollment day held at local battalion...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Kamayut Township...Livestock breeding knowledge shared to milk production cooperative society...Winners awarded in essay contest...Books, cash donated to library in Ingapu Township...UNIFORMS PRESENTED; ESSAY CONTEST HELD [photos]...Outstanding students awarded, exercise books donated in Hlegu Tsp...Construction of Pandaing sluice gate No. 2 inspected...Medical servicemen give talks on health knowledge at relief camps...Pyinnya Bank education... school launched...Sports to hail Olympic Day-2012...Union A & I Minister calls for extended cultivation of high-yield cotton strain...Myanmar Women’s Day 3rd July...SCG Authorized Dealer Showroom opened in Mandalay...Farmers preparing for cultivation of monsoon groundnut...Smooth transport of commodity discussed in Meiktila...Cooperative special sales held in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Self-reliant generator launched in Pwintbyu Township...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers in Kyaukpadaung...Monsoon tree growing ceremony held in Htantabin...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot...Talks on progress of geotechnology and future development 23 June...Union Border Affairs and MID Minister inspects situation in Buthidaung, Maungtaw...Union Information and Culture Minister addresses donation ceremony for renovation of ancient pagodas in MraukU, Inwa areas...Feasibility study for maintenance and utilization of Ayeyawady, Chindwin river courses to be made..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Construction Minister receives Japan, Thai businessmen...MAJA to open Japanese course..... "PERSPECTIVES": "NGOs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 17 June 2012
Date of publication: 17 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash donated to Rakhine State through state government...Union Border Affairs and MID Minister visits villages in northern Maungtaw Tsp...Lt-Gen Hla Min inspects relief camps in Sittway...Stock Market Development Committee meets...Deputy Ministers look into Minhla-Seinkantlant- Myochaung-Kyungon road...Cash donated for Publishing township magazine...Tree growing ceremony held in Thanbyuzayat...Yekyi Township DAC provides school uniforms to students...Universities Hiking and Mountaineering Association to hold anniversary celebration...Licences issued to motorcycles without licences YANGON, 16 June—The in Kalay...Shan State organizes monsoon tree planting ceremony 2012...Local medical battalion provides health care to people...Educative talk, paper-reading session mark Myanmar Women’s Day 2012...Home for mothers of Veteran Film Artistes opened...Rioters arrested in Maungtaw Tsp...Olympic Day Golf Tourney on 22 June...Local Tatmadawmen put out arson fire in Kyauktaw Tsp...Waso cane-ball contest from 15 June to 3 Aug...Kawkareik Township observes school enrollment day...Hsandawpyae Aryupala free clinic to open modern medical ward...CASH PRESENTED; DHF PREVENTIVE MEASURES TAKEN; TREES PLANTED; CASH PROVIDED; ASSISTANCE PROVIDED; ASSISTANCE PROVIDED [photos]...Persons in illegal fishing arrested with evidences...World Environment Day observed in KhinU...Librarian course 18 June-17 July...World Environment Day observed in Nawnghkio...Exercise books, stationery donated to Youth Development House...Winners awarded in contest to mark International Cooperatives Year...Uniforms provided to staff in Momauk...School uniforms provided to offspring of vendors...School uniforms provided to students...Self-reliant earth road under construction in Yinmabin Township...Shwenandaw express bus line launched...Tree growing ceremony held in Shwedaung Township...Nattalin marks World Environment Day...Cash donated to people of Rakhine State...Agricultural loans disbursed in Meiktila...Outstanding students of 2012 academic year matriculation examination awarded in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Norms of print media law being drafted was no lower than that of international ones and was not intended for deterring or forbidding print media or press freedom but for emergence of dignified and qualified genuine Fourth Estate...Members of Armed Forces, Police Force, Red Cross Society, Fire Brigade clear debris of Setyonsu Market fire...Rural people in Rakhine State donated cash, household goods..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw and party leave for Lao PDR, SRV...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister holds meetings with Thai, Korean delegations...Shan State Chief Minister meets UNOPS Myanmar officials...Japan Cup Judo Championship wraps up..... "PERSPECTIVES": "On the path to fulfilling public aspirations".....ARTICLE: "Media, news and ethics" Kyaw Oo Swe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 16 June 2012
Date of publication: 16 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister on inspection tour of villages in southern Maungtaw Township...Project duties assigned to officials, ward/village administrators in Hsihseng Tsp...Kachin State observes World Blood Donor Day...Local residents in Rakhine provided cash assistance, foodstuff...Security, peace and stability in Rakhine State bounce back Only two riots break out on 14 June...Talks on traffic rules given in Pyinmana BEHS No. 3...Traffic rules talks given in Pyapon BEHSs...Crime reduction talk given in Kawa Township...School enrollment day observed in Phayathonzu Sub-Township...School uniforms presented to students of vendors...Summer Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot...CSC ISSUED:; LIBRARIAN COURSE OPENED; CSC ISSUED; CASH ASSISTANCE PROVIDED [photos]...F & R Ministry honours outstanding students, staff, athletes...Union Sports Minister awards winning teams in cycling, archery...UMFCCI to hold educative talks...Cash assistance, exercise books provided to students...Successful candidates for NPE junior reporter posts announced...Farmers educative course commences...New school building handed over in NyaungU...Applied pharmaceutical management course wraps up...Cash, books donated to library in Kya-in-Seikkyi Township...Stipends granted to students of staff members...MLF invites cash, book donations...DHF preventive measures taken in LabuttaTownship...School uniforms given to students in Mawgyun...Duties assigned to implement annual plans...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Pyay...People, media urged to join hands in maintaining prevailing conditions and restoring security, stability and peace in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister meets Indian, Singaporean guests...Myanmar to launch satellite with Japanese aid...Dy Education Minister meets UNMAS Director, party...Union Foreign Minister visits People’s Republic of China...Regional ASEAN Dengue Day marked...Union A & I Minister meets Belgium guests...Union NPED Minister receives Belgium, Swiss delegations...Union Health Minister receives foreign guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Committee Chairman receives Sweden’s Ambassador for Human Rights...Dy Minister meets UNMAS delegates...Union Energy Minister receives foreign guests...Cash, foodstuff, clothes donated to refugees in Rakhine State...Over 600 trees planted at Technological University (Myeik)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Nice note" [K 1000].....ARTICLE: "The wonders of Garlic" Khin Aye Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 15 June 2012
Date of publication: 15 June 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends coord meeting on holding of fourth regular sessions of Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister for Border Affairs and for MID visits refugee camps in Rakhine State...L & F Ministry holds presenting-ceremony for outstanding offspring of its staff...Myanmar Gazette...Dy Construction Minister inspects maintenance of roads, bridges...International Cooperative Year marked in Seikkyi-Khanaungto Township...No 31 Special Bus Line to be launched soon...Donations handed over to Parahita House...Blast of gas pipeline breaks out fire in Hlinethaya ...School uniforms provided in Chauk...Training course for formation of Myanmar Pioneers Group for Disabled opened...Basic Education Middle School (Branch) opened in Mingin...ROAD COMMISSIONED; DUTIES ASSIGNED; CASH DONATED; ASSISTANCE PROVIDED; CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photos]...Basic Education Middle School (Branch) opened in Mingin...Trees planting, free eye surgeries...New monastic education school opened in Hlinethaya Township...Shwe Nyaungdon Microfinance Services Cooperative Society holds AGM...School uniforms presented to offspring of vendors...Rainy season tree growing ceremony held in Hmawby...DHF preventive measures taken in Shwepyitha Township...Librarian course 18 June-17 July... marked in Myaing Township...Taikkyi Township holds tree growing ceremony 2012...MLF invites cash, book donations...School uniforms given to students...Books donated to village library in Thanlyin Township...Ministry of Health to produce doctors with a sense of devotion...Cash, foodstuff donated for local people of Rakhine State...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-6-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Dy Foreign Minister meets Malaysian Ambassador to Myanmar...Workshop on management for world heritage held....MNHRC, SEANF hold meeting...9th Japan Cup Judo Championship kicks off...Union Minister meets Japanese, Thai guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Healthy cities".....ARTICLE: "In parliaments where Myanmar and Europe converge" Mg Than Nyein
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 14 June 2012
Date of publication: 14 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union ministers meet farmers, inspect rice mill and research plantation...Duties assigned for yearly projects in Kachin State...19th Myanma Tatmadaw Medical Symposium continues...Fuel station in Tatkon inspected...Educative talk on traffic rules given...Construction Dy Minister inspects road works...Summer cricket related to health knowledge...Tree growing ceremony held in Myawady Township...One-inch-sized eggs laid...Over 20-year vehicles allowed to be substituted after overage vehicles...Books, cash donated to library in Hmawby Township...MLF invites cash, book donations...CSC ISSUED [photo]...Union Sports Minister enjoys sports matches in Champion Challenge Cup...Thaton District Hospital gets new two-storey maternity and child ward...Deputy Cooperatives Minister views cooperatives works...Dy Construction Minister assists in Seikkyi-Khanaungto Suspension Bridge consturction (sic)...Union I & P Minister inspects issuing of household registration certificates, citizenship scrutiny cards in Kayin State...Consultation Meeting for Implementation of Comprehensive Education Sector Review-CESR continued for the second day...Dy Construction Minister meets Mandalay Public Works staff...Mid-level officer management course opened at CICS (Upper Myanmar)...Book donation ceremony held in Kyauktan Township...Tree growing ceremony held in Thingangyun Township...School uniforms provided to offspring of vendors...Rural health branch facilitated to Mawlamyinegyun Township...50000 saplings planted in Shwegyin Township...Modern express bus to be sold through banking installment system...Stimulant tablets seized in Tachilek...Information for trafficking in person (sic)...Hybrid sunflower strain thriving in Meiktila...Cash and kind donated to Rakhine State government...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-6-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Election Commission Chairman receives US delegation...ILO lifts most of restrictions on Myanmar - Lifting, removing and suspending of restrictions benefits Myanmar in trading with EU for interests of people...Dy FM receives Kazakhstani counterpart...Foreign companies to invest in energy sector...Myanmar ambassador presents Credentials to His Majesty King of Sweden...Myanmar Ambassador accredited to Norway...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Singaporean Emeritus Senior Minister...Coord meeting on Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting C’ships held...Union Information & Culture Minister receives WB Country Director of South Asia and Pacific Region..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The follow-up task".....ARTICLE: "Live and learn" Ma Than Htay
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 13 June 2012
Date of publication: 13 June 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Fourth Regular Session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw summoned...Fourth Regular Session of First Pyithu Hluttaw summoned...Fourth Regular Session of First Amyotha Hluttaw summoned...Notice to all Hluttaw representatives.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Performance of marionette entertained at Home Theatre...62nd roundabout demolished in Mandalay due to traffic jams...Township School Enrollment Day observed in Insein...Agricultural loans disbursed in Kyauktan Township...School uniforms provided to offspring of vendors...Workshop on Innovation with Ecotechnology 14 June...Overheat of cable causes outbreak of fire at transformer...Stipends provided to students at Chin State Police Force...TREES PLANTED; OXYGEN CYLINDER DONATED [photos]...Lt-Gen Hla Min and party meet Islam townselders from wards, villages of Sittway Township...Shan Nationalities League for Democracy granted permission to register as political party...Union CPT Minister inspects GSM/ UMTS mobile phone installation project...Security force trying to bring peace and stability to Rakhine State - Action taken against mobs to prevent arson attacks, clashes...Two Hluttaw Committees meet Magway Region government, Hluttaw representatives and local people...Lt-Gen Hla Min encourages victims of West Model Village in Sittway Township...Cash, foodstuff donated to victims in Rakhine State...Village library celebrates six-month ceremony...Myawady Township grows saplings marking World Environment Day...School uniforms, stationery provided to needy students...Livestock breeding tasks under inspection in Dedaye...CASH PROVIDED [photo]...Strong winds destroy housings in Kyauktan Township...Bullock cart owners earn increased income in rainy season...ERKE Co sponsors Yadanarbon FC for its competition...Generators add necessary electricity in Mandalay...Medical entrance applications invited for 2012-2013..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Modest goal of government, eternal peace and equality under same law - EU urged to fully lift economic sanctions like Norway and Australia, hoping that it would finally be lifted soon...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Singaporean Emeritus Senior Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong and party...Myanmar delegation requests to 101st ILC to fully lift sanctions imposed on Myanmar...Union Commerce Minister receives Singaporean delegation...Union NPED Minister receives business delegations... Union Sports Minister calls for success in XXVII SEA Games, int’l competitions...22nd Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB) held...UEC Chairman receives EC delegation leader and party....."PERSPECTIVES": "FDI friendly environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 12 June 2012
Date of publication: 12 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Sports Minister highlights sports to be major social works...Union Health Minister inspects medical universities, hospitals...Cash donated to Myitkyina, Bhamo General Hospitals...Thaninthayi Region Chief Minister opens new building of Taungthaya Home for Aged in Myeik...Zawgyi Dam under maintenance for preventing floods against Kyaukse...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued...Yankin Township Writers Association puts up signboard...School uniforms provided to needy students...Plan to establish public bus company...Chilli plantations thriving in Meiktila Township...Stimulant tablets seized in Meiktila...Yamethin Township sets plans for cultivation of crops...Construction Ministry opens courses...F & R Ministry conducts English Language Proficiency course...Six civil special appeal cases heard...Mangrove forest pivotal in disaster prevention: Union Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister...MPT informs CDMA 800 mobile phone users of Internet service...Vehicles under surprise checks on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Drug seized in Phakant...Writing test for Police Code of Conduct held...Librarian multiplier course conducted...Annual plan assigned in Magway District...Twantay Township WVO provides cash assistance to members’ offspring...Signboard of Ngazun Township Sasana Nuggaha Association put up...Farmland law clarified in Paukkhaung...Farmland law clarified in Paukkhaung...Cash assistance provided to students at Kyaiklat GAD...MLF invites cash, book donations...EYE TESTED (sic) [photo]...Cash assistance provided to students at Kyaiklat GAD...Cash assistance provided to students of GAD staff...Outstanding students awarded, stipends presented...Aids for rehabilitation of local people who lost their properties in Rakhine State requested...Rice, edible oil and salt donated to refugee camps in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Russian President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Philippine President...President U Thein Sein felicitates Russian Prime Minister...Union A&I Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Myanmar martial arts officials leave for Jakarta...Union FM felicitates Russian counterpart...Union FM felicitates Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs...Myanmar, France eye cultural cooperation...Japanese women footballers to take joint exercise with Myanmar women...Myanmar youth golf team leaves for Thailand...Myanmar, Vietnam businessmen to meet on 15 June...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) arrives back from Pakistan...Winners awarded in Myanmar-Thai Traditional Boxing Challenges..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Life blood of ongoing reforms" [Transport and communication].....ARTICLE: "A single spark may well set the whole hillside on fire" Ko Ko Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 11 June 2012
Date of publication: 11 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Democratization and national development processes which we are engaged in with great anticipation could be a success only on the ground of peace, stability and rule of law - People, religious organizations, political parties and people from all walks of life are requested to cooperate and to work together with the government while keeping a sense of wisdom and combination of consciousness and loving kindness to calm and not to grow the unrest [NAY PYI TAW, 11 June—President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein broadcast a request concerning the incidents in Rakhine State to the public through Myanma Radio and Television at 8 pm yesterday. The following is the translation of the request of the President]:...State of Emergency declared in Rakhine State...Union Peace-making Work Committee, KNPP Peace- Making Group hold Union level peace talk...Union Education Minister inspects schools in PyinOoLwin...Blood donated to mark World Blood Donors Day...Rice donated to nuns for fourth time in Meiktila...Patrons elected for Bahan Township Writers Association...CPA Association to hold talk...Lt-Gen Hla Min, Rakhine State Chief Minister inspect peace and stability in Maungtaw, Buthidaung townships...Trees planted to mark Myanmar Women’s Day 2012...Day care nursery of Hmawby Brick Factory opened...International Year of Cooperatives observed in Dagon Myothit (North) Tsp...Gems market under construction in Nay Pyi Taw...Teachers to apply child-centred teaching method in training pupils for raising learning ability of children...Region Chief Minister looks into regional development tasks in Monywa, Budalin Townships...Winners awarded in cooperative day contest...Twantay Township gets new bridge in rural area...Township school enrollment day observed in Cocogyun...Books donated to libraries in Thanlyin Township...Saplings grown in Htantabin Township...ASSISTANT (sic) PROVIDED; TREES PLANTED; CSC ISSUED; TUK-TUK LINE LAUNCHED; CASH PROVIDED; CASH PROVIDED: [photos]...Lake of Zichaung Hydropower Station dredged...Pinlaung Township gets rural health branch...Preventive measures against DHF taken in Sangyoung Township...Duties of annual plans assigned in Pauk Township...Paungde Township holds tree growing ceremony...School enrollment day observed in Momauk...Annual plan duties assigned in Mongkhat Township...Books, publications donated to library...CSC issued in South Okkalapa Township...Village-owned forest established in Kyaukdaga Township...Cash assistance provided to students in Dalla...NyaungU Township gets rural library...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon visit Lacquerware College, pay homage to pagodas...Sittway Township in Rakhine State placed under curfew...Riots break out in Sittway, Rakhine State Situation gets controlled in time Section-144 issued for ensuring community peace and tranquillity...Correction...Local police force, security officials control situation of riots and violence in Maungtaw, Yanbye in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Transport Minister receives Japanese guests...Plan to hold ASEAN Chess on 26 June..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Diarrhoea a deadly disease in rainy season".....ARTICLE: "THE AGEING OF POPULATION" BY BA THAN
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 10 June 2012
Date of publication: 10 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends inauguration of Shwechaung Bridge No.1...Union Cooperatives Minister meets Cattle ranchers of Shan State (South...Meeting on extraction, storing, transporting and selling of antimony held...Special Refresher Course No (80) for Basic Education Teachers concludes...Infrastructural development committee meets...Exercise books, text books donated to students in Pathein...Monsoon tree growing ceremony held in Thayawady...Environmental conservation, forestry law explained...Asphalt road, Sasana Beikman, archway to school commissioned into service...Plan to build staff quarter for personnel of Shwedagon Pagoda...Mawlamyinegyun holds township school enrollment day...Cash assistance for training course donated...CASH DONATED; CLOTHES DONATED; CSC ISSUED [photos]...Lt-Gen Hla Min inspects restoration of peace and stability in Buthidaung, Maungtaw Townships...UNYDC (Yangon) graduates 130 in 2011-2012 AY...Union Sports Minister views training of new blood athletes...Myanmar Libraries Foundation to organize cash and publications donation...Salin Township DAD eases burden of vendors...Refresher course for deputy head of Settlement and Land Records opens...Kayan Township Association provides assistance to needy students...Scholarship awards for matriculation students...Bus worker courses on 10, 22 June...Winners announced for monthly photo contest of Mandalay Photo Association...Offspring of vendors get school uniforms...Cash assistance for staff’s offspring provided...SCHOOL ENROLLMENT DAY OBSERVED [photo]...Painting, cartoon, poster and computer art contest held...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon visit Bagan Ancient Cultural Region...Situations in Maungtaw and Buthidaung townships have returned to normal, peace restored - Authorities have called for public cooperation in maintaining peace, stability and rule of law...Three rescue camps for local people opened in Maungtaw - Medical staff arrive in Maungtaw, start providing medical treatments...Tatmadaw military columns help local administrative teams, police forces to restore stability, rule of law...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (9-6-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Portuguese President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Portuguese PM...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Portuguese counterpart...Five Myanmar athletes to compete in London Olympic Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Riots serve no ones’s interest"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 9 June 2012
Date of publication: 09 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw Radio Myanmar to air matriculation examination results for poor transport areas...Matriculation exam results come out...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (8-6-2012)...Dy Cooperatives Minister inspects cooperatives works...Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship wraps up...School uniforms provided to students in Waingmaw, Gangaw...Large bell under maintenance at monastery in Myingyan...Model plot of Palethwe paddy harvested in Yesagyo...Motorcycles without licence get registration in Pyay...Model plot of Palethwe paddy harvested in Meiktila...Undertaking of cooperative tasks stressed...Higher price of onion save farmers from loss...Thin bamboo strips of Yedashe sold to Kyaukse market...Micro-credit cooperative society constituted in Namkham...MONTHLY VACCINATION:[photo]...Free medical treatment given...Officials make field trips to grassroots level...Librarian multiplier course opened in Pyinmana Township...Phaingchan Diversion Weir handed over in Tangyan...Poverty reduction tasks meets with success...Discussions on health and spa works 12 June...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash, book donations...Citizenship cards issued in Shwepyitha Township...Cash assistance, school uniforms provided to staff’ children...Tree growing ceremony held in Kalay Township...Cash donated to Home for the Aged...School uniforms provided to students...Information for anti-human trafficking...Bohmu Ba Htoo to become fourway asphalt road...Ngazun Township School Enrollment Day observed...Riots occur in Maungtaw of Rakhine State - Curfew imposed to restore peace and tranquility of community after controlling all situations...Maungtaw, Buthidaung in Rakhine State placed under curfew...All Myanmar Islam Association issues statement of its stance...All Myanmar Islam Association requests Islams to keep calm..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Soe Win receives Thai delegation led by Commander of 3rd Army Area of Royal Thai Armed Forces...Union Mines Minister receives ROK guest...SWRR Ministry to cooperate with UN Habitat and Pact Myanmar in disaster risk reduction...Myanmar victorious shooting team back from Malaysia...Production sharing contract over EP 5 inland block inked...Myanmar-Thai Development Committee meets, vows for mutual beneficial cooperation...Union Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry receives foreign guests...MITSUI Co., Ltd (Nay Pyi Taw) opens...V.O.A to make cooperation with City FM...Mercy Corps proposes to cooperate with Health Ministry...Business-wise meeting between Myanmar- Singapore entrepreneurs on 14 June...Australian Foreign Affairs Minister concludes visit...Myanmar U-13 Team leaves for Ho Chi Minh City..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Green economy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 8 June 2012
Date of publication: 08 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Central Bank of Myanmar to put into circulation new denomination of Ten Thousand Kyats currency note on 15 June...Mon Democracy Party applies for registration to UEC...Nawnghkio Township Writers Association reconstituted...Drawing of plans coordinated in MraukU...School Enrollment Day observed in Lanmadaw Township...Pyapon Township observes World Environment Day...TREES GROWN: [photo]...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Union Cooperatives Minister inspects rural development tasks in Zabuthiri Tsp...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends Dhammayon opening ceremony...Role of schools and community in disaster risk reduction discussed...Yangon-Mandalay market ship to leave Yangon...CESR important for education promotion: Union Education Minister...Shan State Chief Minister enjoys Computer Painting and Poster Contests...Actions to be taken against fake, poor-quality fertilizer dealing...Official licences issued for motorcycles in Tachilek...Narcotic drugs seized in Pangsai, Taunggyi...Training on traffic rules conducted...Contest on Achievements of health and livelihoods held...Cash assistance for education provided in Mingala Taungnyunt...Cash donated to social welfare organizations in Mawlamyinegyun...Summer paddy harvested on model plot in Hinthada Township...Departmental officials, media persons hold meeting in Mohnyin...SUMMER PADDY HARVESTED [photo]...School Enrollment Day observed in Hinthada...School uniforms provided to offspring of vendors in Hsipaw...Treatises donated to Pitakat Chamber...World No-Tobacco Day 2012 observed in Sittway...CASH ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: [photo]...Self-reliant Sangha medical ward under construction in Shwegyin...Needy students enrolled in Shwepyitha Township...Village in Waingmaw Tsp gets new library...Moe Pwint-3 Plan implemented in Pyay Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Australian Foreign Minister and party...Union Hotels & Tourism Minister meets Singaporebased Shelton College International CEO, officials...Turkey to cooperate with Myanmar for supply of electricity...Myanmar seeks foreign help to solve power outrage...Union Foreign Affairs Minister meets Australian counterpart...Union Commerce Minister receives chairman of MITSUI & Co Ltd...Production-sharing contract on EP 2 and PSCG blocks signed...Agreement inked to assess possibility for nickel deposit in Tiddim [with North Mining Investment Company Limited - PRC]...Bangladeshi AB Bank Ltd opens branch office...Myanmar-Thai Boxing Challenge 10 June...Myanmar-Thai Boxing Challenge 10 June...New school building opened in Mawlamyinegyun...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Australian FM and party...Visit of President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Thailand will be re-arranged at a mutually convenient time - Press Release..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The cornerstone of democracy".....ARTICLE: "From brain drain to brain gain" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 7 June 2012
Date of publication: 07 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Investigation Committee formed [into "organized lawless and anarchic acts that can harm peace, stability and rule of law in Rakhine State in May and June, 2012"]...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister visits Mandalay Swan Hotel...Union Minister on inspection tour of SPEI, stadium, football academy in Mandalay...Dy Construction Minister inspects road/bridge works on Pathein-Monywa Road...Basic Librarian Multiplier Knowledge shared to librarians...SPED Director-General visits sports training camps...Paintings, cartoon, poster and computer painting competitions held in Taninthayi...Union Science and Technology Minister visits universities, training school in Myitkyina...Bago Region Chief Minister calls for production of 30 million surplus baskets of rice...Fifth meeting of Vacant Land, Fallow Land and Virgin Land Management Rules (draft), Farmland Rules (draft) Drawing Committee held...Chin State Police Force grants stipends to members’ offspring...Falam marks WED, plants trees...Books, publications donated to village libraries... New school building opened in NyaungU Township...Myanmar Libraries Fundation invites cash, book donations...Duties assigned in Labutta District...Cash assistance provided to students of staff...Hole-in-one scored at Pathein Golf Club...Cash assistance provided to students...Traditional Artistes and Artisans Associations reconstituted...Noteworthy amount rainfalls benefit agriculture tasks...Writers Association formed in Lanmadaw Township...Leikthay Villagetract gets new administrative office...Loans disbursed to members of micro-credit coop society...Experiences in Hluttaw recounted in Paunglaung...Stipends provided to students...Cash assistance given to offspring of staff members...Trees planted at Home for the Aged...MMCWA donates note books, stationery to schools in Nay Pyi Taw...School Enrollment Day observed in Kyaikto...Random Chess winners awarded..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: C-in-C (Navy) leaves for Pakistan...International IDEA donates books on democracy to Hluttaw...Union Health Minister meets UNFPA, Hitachi Medical Corporation guests...Australian delegation views old building in Yangon...Workshop and Conference on Responsible Tourism opened...ASEAN human rights declaration (draft) completed...Myanmar youths start training for AFF U-22 qualifiers...Union I & P Minister receives UNFPA Resident Representative..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep the environment safe and sound".....ARTICLE: "The Sasana Flag (The sacred flag of Buddhists)" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 6 June 2012
Date of publication: 06 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar working hard for success of green economy and green development, new environmental conservation concept of present in line with policy and laws...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Pyithu Hluttaw committees, commission...Union Construction Minister meets DHSHD staff...Union Mines Minister meets odd-job workers...Myanmar Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction introduced...Road and bridge works on Yangon- Pyay Highway, Pathein-Monywa Road under maintenance...Asho Chin National Party granted permission to register as political party...Dy L&F Minister assists in meat, fish production...Dy Border Affairs Minister assists in development of Wa Special Region, Kokang Self-Administered Zone...School uniforms provided to children of vendors...Free medical treatments given in rural areas...100 baskets of Palethwe paddy sold at K 400,000...Fund raising for Author Paragu Shantinikaytan library held...Coordination meeting between Mandalay Region MCWSC, Singu Township MCWA held...Land preparation for growing teaks made in Gyobingauk...International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed in Lashio...Fire breaks out in Amarapura Township...School Enrollment Day observed in Labutta...International Day of Cooperative marked in Shwepyitha...Aung Khant Kyaw bridge opens in Yinmabin Township...Assistance provided to vendors’ offspring in Taunggyi...ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Phyusin Myitta Free Funerial Services Society Chairman U Thaung Tin donates text books and stationery to a student in Zamyintzwe-Ward of North Okkalapa Township, Yangon...Stakes driven for construction of school in Pyinmana...Duties assigned in Kyaunggon...Free medical treatments provided in Thaton...Palethwe hybrid summer paddy model plot harvested in Thayawady...Mingin gets new school building...Assistance provided to offspring of Pyinmana Township Police Force’s members...Permission granted for resignation [of U Thar Oo] from the post of Union Election Commission...Permission granted for resignation [of U Tint Lwin and U Soe Aung] as deputy ministers...Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation presents stipends to students...First coord meeting of Myanmar Writers Association held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Dy H & T Minister receives delegation of All Nippon Airways...MRTV, VOA sign MoU on TV programmes...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Director of VOA...Union Commerce Minister receives Director of VOA and party...CBM Governor receives Marubeni Corporation, UOB guests...Japan, Australian institutes to assist in Myanmar’s health sector...Union Information and Culture Minister, VOA Director discuss cooperation...Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship commences..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Time to quit gambling".....ARTICLE: "Let’s strive in harmony and unison" Saw Myawady
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 5 June 2012
Date of publication: 05 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UDNR opens course for 2012-2013 academic year...Southwest monsoon establishes into the whole country...World No Tobacco Day observed in Yangon...Amyotha Hluttaw National Races Affairs Committee meets Kayah State government, Hluttaw Speaker, Hluttaw representatives...Political party [Shan State Kokang Democratic Party] submits application to UEC...40 trainees receive sewing skills...School enrollment day held in Singu Township...Educative talk on traffic rules given in Loilem...Books show held in Tatkon Township...Three ambulances donated to Ye People’s Hospital...SHARES ALLOTTED: [photo]...Assistances provided to students, war veterans members in Hsipaw...Midwifery course opens in Kyaukme...Dy Construction Minister inspects road and bridge works in Ayeyawady region...Diploma in Emergency Medicine course opens...MR runs Yangon-Mandalay trains with new coaches...Anti-human trafficking course opens in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Educative talks on establishing private forest plantation given in Nattalin...Multiplier course on CCA learning methods opens in Yinmabin...School enrollment day observed in Yekyi...Talks on crime reduction given in Mingin...Three murderers who raped, stabbed a woman to death to be brought to trial soonest...Crowd destroy Sittway police station...10 Muslims killed in bus attack...Union Auditor-General’s Office provides stipends to offspring of staff...Shan State Chief Minister views 15th computer art, poster competitions...Woman gives birth on Mandalay-Yangon express...Six records bettered in monsoon swimming championship...Collectively tree planting ceremony held..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives British lawmaker...Union Electric Power No (2) Minister discusses power generation with Navigat Group of Indonesia...Britain and Hanns Seidel Foundation to assist in tourism industry development of Myanmar...IMF Deputy Manager Mr Shinohara donated US$ 3,000 to Jivitadana Sangha Hospital [photo]...Myanmar delegation attends World Economic Forum on East Asia...Britain and Hanns Seidel Foundation to assist in tourism industry development of Myanmar...Certificate Course in Basic Diplomatic Skills (28/2012) conducted...Dy NPED Minister attends Global Project Plaza 2012...MoU on cooperation between Amyotha Hluttaw Committee and ROK Parliament signed...Union Defence Minister attends 6th ADMM, 11th Asia Security Summit...Bodybuilding and physique contests invites athletes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Does it include you?" [World Environment Day].....ARTICLE: "To the leaders who are the hope of Myanmar" Maung Aye Chan (Harvard University)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 4 June 2012
Date of publication: 04 June 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: First Chin State Hluttaw emergency meeting 2/2012 held... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Construction of gas-fired power plant agreed...Union I & P Minister oversees progress of Moe Pwint Project-3...Cooperatives syndicates formed with fishermen and villagers...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening of new school building in ChaungU Township...Amyotha Hluttaw National Races Affairs Committee meets Shan State Chief Minister, the State Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker and Hluttaw representatives...Summer paddy model plot harvested in Tounggo...Educative talks on infectious diseases given in Dagon Myothit (South) Tsp...School enrollment day held in Thandwe...Capacity building course opens in Shwegyin...Care at Hninzigon Home for the Aged visited...Traditional medicine practitioners course opens in Kyaukse...[School] UNIFORMS PROVIDED [photo]...Cash assistance provided to offspring of Yamethin District GAD’s staff... School enrollment day held in Thegon Township...Diplomas conferred in Sagaing Cooperatives University...Educative talks on environmental conservation given in Gyobingauk...Yangon General Hospital gets new 50-bed ward...Yangon Region Chief Minister views Yangon University sanitation tasks...Kayin State Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks...Diamond orb, pennant-shaped orb and golden umbrella hoisted atop Moathtaw Pagoda in Pathein...Regional development tasks in Monywa, Sagaing Region inspected...Hotels and Tourism Services MD visits Yangon hotels...School enrollment day held in Shwepyitha...School enrollment day observed in Kyimyindine Tsp...Assistances provided to war veterans in Taungtha Township...New Court opens in Nawnghkio Township...CSCs issued to villagers in Myeik Tsp...NPT, Yadanarbon share a point...Yadanarbon sweep April-May awards..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Universities Tennis Courts to be upgraded for XXVII Sea Games...Myanmar-Bangladesh Bilateral Meeting of the Joint Working Group of the Border Trade Officials held...Myanmar U-22 to play friendlies ahead of AFC U-22 Championship Qualifier..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Put in place traffic safety plan"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 3 June 2012
Date of publication: 03 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: People urged to enjoy rights by revealing their desires, needs to Hluttaw representatives - Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends meeting between Tatkon Tsp Pyithu Hluttaw Representative and voters...Course for informal primary education teachers commences...Kachin State Maternal and Child Welfare Committee shares AGM experiences...Murderer in Lanmadaw Township captured in 44 hours..Book show held in Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana...School cyclone shelter opens in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Annual meeting of Alinyaung micro credit cooperatives ltd held...School enrollment day observed in Dagon Myothit (south)...Fingerlings put into Naungdwe dam in Mansi Township...Coordination meeting on monsoon tree growing held in Singu Township...MEDICINES PROVIDED [photo]...Educative talks on environmental conservation given in Thanatpin Township...School enrollment day held in Shwegyin Township...Union Transport Minister attends MIFFA Meeting...e-Government Promotion Training course concludes...Union Electric Power No-2 Minister touches upon systematic distribution of electricity...Yangon Region marks International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with cartoon, paintings and poster contests...Union Sports Minister encourages athletes under training...NCC cards presented to local national races in Paingkyon Subtownship, Hlaingbwe Township...Coordination meeting on development of Taing-Ayeya Free Clinic held...Assistance provided to students in Twantay Township...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested in Minhla...School enrollment day observed in Kalay Township...School enrollment day held in Yamethin...One dies from lightning strike in Ingapu...Fingerlings distributed to fish breeders in Pyapon...Renewable Energy & Energy Business Finance Forum held...Commerce Ministry to practice automatic licensing system...Second Hard Body Swimming Contest sets new record...Kachin State Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks in Monhyin...Mon State Chief Minister inspects development tasks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASI makes Ananda Pagoda renovation...Dy Sports Minister meets coaches and athletes in camp...Renewable Energy & Energy Business Finance Forum held...Myanmar boxing athletes leave for Kazakhstan...Shooting team leaves for Malaysia to participate in 36th SEA Shooting Championship...Bago Region Chief Minister receives Chinese delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Monsoon-related diseases"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 2 June 2012
Date of publication: 02 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mother’s Son Construction participates at Housing & Living 2012 including; Automobile Show 2012...Application for registration as political party [Danu National Democracy Party] passed...Talks on formation of private companies and job opportunities on 3 June...MCPA-certified exams on 17 June...MCPA-certified exams on 17 June...Cash donated for better drainage system in Thakayta Township...Annual meeting of Kyaukme Township CCI held...ASSISTANCE PROVIDED [photo]...Monsoon tree-planting ceremony held in Kya-in-Seikkyi Township...Union A&I Minister visits farmlands in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Shan State Chief Minister views farm equipment...Dy Health Minister inspects medical treatment in Maubin, Pyapon Districts...Commerce Ministry grants stipends to offspring of staff...Ayeyawady Region marks World No Tobacco Day- 2012...World No Tobacco Day 2012 observed in Monywa...School enrollment day observed in Waingmaw...Committees of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw meet Chin State government, Hluttaw representatives and national races representatives...Kachin State Chief Minister inspects development tasks in Mohnyin District...Union Sports Minister addresses Taekwando, Wushu Coaching, Referee Course...New Rainfall Record...Damaged towers of Shweli- Mansi national grid brought to normal...NPE donates publications to Nay Pyi Taw People’s Hospital (1000-bed)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends a message of felicitations to Italian Counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates Italian Prime Minister...Union Information & Culture Minister attends 9th Asia Media Summit...State visit to Thailand to be paid by President U Thein Sein postponed...Union I&P Minister meets IOM guests...Myanmar-Russian hold Foreign Ministries Sixth Bilateral Consultation...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Italian Counterpart...Union I & C Minister meets foreign new agencies, discusses development of media sector...Governor of Central Bank of Myanmar meets foreign guests...Japan company to make investment in Myanmar tourism industry...Myanmar, Thailand to cooperate in banking, human resources development...Israeli music therapist to bring songs to classrooms in Myanmar’s disabled schools..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Back to school"..... ARTICLE: "English: how good is good enough on line?" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various sources via "BurmaNet News"
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 1 June 2012
Date of publication: 01 June 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Coord Meeting (2/2012) of Micro-credit Supervisory Committee held...Libraries open in Kyauktan Township...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Kayin State Chief Minister addresses School Enrollment Day ceremony...Dy Health Minister inspects healthcare activities in Ayeyawady Region...Knowledge on game management system shared...Village administrators meet for socio-economic development of rural region...Cash assistance provided to offspring of Myeik Township GAD’s staff...FSD chief inspects fire brigades in Nay Pyi Taw...MCF holds Random Chess competition...Human skeletons, rifle bullets found in 100-year-old well...Drinking water supplied to wards in Mandalay...Union Minister on field trip in Tatkon Tsp...Union Minister shows up as I&P Ministry interviews potential best staff...Yangon Mayor inspects water purification tasks...New operation theatre in Michaung-in station hospital handed over...Long term project duties assigned in Loikaw...Essay, painting contests mark International Year of Cooperatives...Educative talks on reducing crimes given in YANGON, 31 May—A Shwepyitha...Cash assistance provided to women’s football team...Palethwe hybrid summer paddy model plot harvested in Okpo...School enrollment day holds in Kayan Township...SCHOOL ENROLLMENT DAY OBSERVED; STATIONERY PROVIDED; [photos]...Cash assistance provided to offspring of Kangyidaunt Township Police Force members...Money Changer Counters have been opened in places mentioned hereunder in Myanmar as of 1-10-2011 in order to enable Myanmar citizens and foreigners exchange foreign currency freely..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay goodwill visit to Thailand...Union Attorney-General meets UNDP delegation...Union Construction Minister receives Singaporean guests...Transport Minister receives Korean delegation...World No Tobacco Day observed in Nay Pyi Taw...Talk on traffic given...Japan provides cash for water supply project in Shan State...Royal Adelaide Hospital donates Vitrectimy machine to Eyes Hospital...On-arrival visa to be issued on 1st June..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Drink more water".....ARTICLE: "GLIMPSES INTO MINI-HISTORY" BY Ba Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 31 May 2012
Date of publication: 31 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (30-5-2012)...Union Construction Minister inspects maintenance of roads and bridges...School Enrollment Day observed in Yangon...Ayeyawady Region to draft plan for regional development project...UCSB awards outstanding students, grants stipends...ASE opens automobiles showroom...Deputy ministers inspect Kyaukse-PyinOoLwin- Mogok road...Traffic rules course concludes in Mon State...Assistance provided to farmers in Pyawbwe Township...Oxygen concentrator donated in Namtu Township...Water Polo contest on 23-25 June...RMGCC 3rd Anniversary Charity golf tournament concludes...Inter-village-tract Township administrator’s Cup football tournament conclude...BEHS (Branch) signboard erected in Shwepyitha township...Books, stationery donated in Pathein...Rakhine State School Enrollment Day held...Taninthayi Region holds school enrollment day ceremony...Free healthcare provided to rural people..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Vice-President of German Parliament...Work Committees for Promotion of Production and Market Competency in ASEAN Region meet...ASEAN Food & Beverage- 2012 exhibition on 16-18 Oct...Union Health Minister receives British guests...Myanmar, Japan ink MoU on technical aids for capital market...Union Health Minister meets FIFA, UNICEF Headquarters guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Economic and Trade Development Committee Secretary receives IMF officials...Scholar leaves for Japan for further studies...Myanmar, Germany to cooperate in parliamentary functions...U Myo Myint Than accredited to Bangladesh...Appointment of [Iranian] Ambassador agreed on...Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Director-General of Britain DFID...CBM governor receives foreign guests...KOICA donates computers and related materials to SWD...Officials leave for Thailand to attend Buddhist Wisdom Performance...Myanmar-Turkey to discuss promoting of bilateral cooperation...Union Construction Minister meets Japanese guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Public Accounts Committee Chairman meets DFID Director-General...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister receives Thai, Singaporean guests...Deputy Sports Minister views trainings, meets personnel of IOC, OCA...UMFCCI officials meet Chinese delegation...Protection of migrant workers discussed...India to make investments in woodbased industries..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make ongoing reforms more transparent and visionary".....ARTICLES: "World No Tobacco Day 2012" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health)..."DON’T SMOKE!" Maung Hlaing
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 30 May 2012
Date of publication: 30 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (29-5-2012)...Amyotha Hluttaw Committee meets Mon State gov’t, state Hluttaw, social organizations...Attorney-General of the Union meets law officers in Mandalay Region...School enrollment day marked in Pyapon Township...Prizes awarded to winners of “Tug-of-War” or “Rain Call” contest...School enrollment day observed in Nyaungdon Township...NUTRITIOUS FOODS PROVIDED [photo]...Refresher course for deputy staff officers concludes...Books donated to self-reliant village libraries in Pyawbwe Township...Books donated to offspring of FSD’s staff in Mandalay...Three Friends Construction Co provides cash assistance for education...Automobiles of People Choice-2012 show on 8-12 June...Loans disbursed to Shwebo poultry farm zone...Hardwood plantation to be set up in Thayawady Township...BOOKS DONATED [photo]...School enrollment day observed Htantabin Township...Pho-Ya-Zar library opens in Meiktila...International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking commemorative painting, cartoon, poster contests held in Toungoo...Duty assigned to officials in Tachilek...Duty assigned to officials in Tachilek...School enrollment day observed in Yesagyo Township...Bee Keeping Cooperatives Ltd formed in Magway...MAINTENANCE OF FIRE ENGINES INSPECTED [photo]...Talks on danger of earthquake and disaster management on 2 June..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives US Senator Hon Susan M. Collins and party...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Vice-President of German Parliament...Union H&T and Sports Minister meets Thai guest...Union Mines Minister receives foreign guests...Dy Health Minister receives Board of Director of Britain-based Relief International...MLA official leaves for Indonesia...Union Foreign Affairs Minister holds talks with US Senator...Delegation led by Indian PM and wife proceeds to Yangon...Pyithu Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives Senior Advisor of US International Trade and Economic (sic)...Union Auditor-General receives World Bank PEFA Mission...Dy Information Minister, Dy Education Minister receive delegation of The Mirror Comprehensive Magazine and Myanmar Technology and Education Development Foundation of China...FIFA to cooperate with Myanmar for health and fitness of students...UEC Chairman meets Vice-President of German Parliament...Union Minister, Norwegian Dy Foreign Affairs Minister, KNU officials meet in Kyaukkyi...Amyotha Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives Senior International Trade and Economic Advisor...Union Transport Minister meets Thai guests...Union Mines Minister receives Advisor to Integrated Management Co., Ltd...Union Sports Minister receives FIFA Chief Medical Officer...Pyithu Hluttaw Public Accounts Committee Chairman meets WB (PEFA) officials...Pyithu Hluttaw Public Accounts Committee Chairman receives IMF guests...Indian Prime Minister wraps up Myanmar visit...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Senator and party...UEC, political parties meet..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Namaste!"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 29 May 2012
Date of publication: 29 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Finishing touches of Shwechaung Bridge No. 1 in Pakokku Township in full swing...Cash donated for elevator installation at ancient Kyaikthalan Pagoda in Mawlamyine...Winners in RMGCC 3rd Anniversary Charity Golf Tourney awarded...Public Notice..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win welcome Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and wife Shrimati Gursharan Kaur...The aim of government is that all the Myanmar people, including national race armed groups, must be able to live equally within framework of law - President U Thein Sein -- India is willing to cooperate more deeply in various sectors of the two countries - Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh...Dy Finance and Revenue Minister holds meetings with foreign guests...Vietnam, Myanmar boost cooperation ties...President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win host dinner to Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and wife and party...UMFCCI, Indian entrepreneurs exchange view on economic cooperation...Images of State Visit of Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh...CBM Governor holds discussion with foreign guests to develop market orientation...Hotel Hospitality Course No. 5/2012 opens...President U Thein Sein meets Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh...Joint Statement on the occasion of the State Visit of Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ethics"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 28 May 2012
Date of publication: 28 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Shwesangyoung Bridge, 14th of its kind in the time of new government opened...Performing arts course conducted by Pyinmana Township Music Asiayon concludes...Pyin-nya-shweoh library opens in Dawbon Township...Saplings distributed in Toungoo Township...Duties assigned to officials in Kengtung...Good news for bookworms...School enrollment day observed in Yankin Township...Cash assistance provided to Kayan Township GAD staff’s offspring...“TUG-OF-WAR” CONTEST HELD...TEAK PLANTATION INSPECTED [photo]...Winners in short story contest awarded...pyithu Hluttaw committee meets Kachin State gov’t...Region level written exam on police code of conduct held...Pyithu Hluttaw National Races Affairs and Internal Peacemaking Committee, Amyotha Hluttaw National Races Affairs Committee meet Kachin State Hluttaw representatives and national race representatives...Amyotha Hluttaw National Races Affairs Committee meets Kayin State government, Hluttaw representatives, social organizations...Writers Association signboard erected in Insein Township...School enrollment day marked in Kamayut Township...Fire preventive measures inspected in Ngamoeyeik Sanpya market...Palethwe hybrid paddy model plot harvested in Pyay...SANITATION TASKS UNDERTAKEN; Use of farm equipment demonstrated [photos]...Union ministers visit hybrid paddy strain farms...Communal novitiation ceremony held in Monywa Township...School Enrollment Day observed in Mon State...Magway Region Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Azerbaijan counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates Azerbaijan Prime Minister...Indian Prime Minister and wife arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Defence Minister to attend ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting...Goodwill delegation led by Lt-Gen Aung Than Htut arrives back from PRC...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Azerbaijan counterpart...VOV delegation concludes visit...Myanmar’s Apex Industrial Co signs deal with Ta Ta...Management Committee of Hotels and Tourism Ministry meets...Agreement reached with Japan to hire out three 120 MW gas turbines to fulfill Myanmar’s electricity needs - Union Industry Minister attends 18th International Conference on Future of Asia...Deputy Culture Minister attends Culture and Arts Ministerial Meeting...Myanmar delegation leaves for Indonesia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Be happy and satisfied with what you have".....ARTICLE: "We all have responsibility to join hands" Chan Mya Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 27 May 2012
Date of publication: 27 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hospitality Management Course concludes...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks...Books, cash donated to Alinyaung library in Tatkon Township...Cash assistance provided to War Veterans Organization family’s students...Rural socio-economic development tasks undertaken in Ponnagyun Township...Writers Association formed in Kungyangon Township...Bricks laid for construction of free hospital in Taunggyi...Alin-eain library opens in Thongwa Township...Meeting on natural disaster preparedness held in Sittway...TRADITIONAL “TUGOF- WAR” CONTEST HELD: [photo]...Union A&I Minister visits sugarcane, cotton plantations in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Think Tank of F & R Ministry meets...National Environment Sanitation Activities (2012) marked in Monywa...Union Attorney-General meets law officers of Magway, Minbu and Thayet Districts...Magway Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Thayet District...Deputy F & R Minister meets service personnel of Magway Region Revenue Department...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects regional development work in Ayadaw Township...Two Myanmar sports contingents meets...Seikpyu Township marks school enrollment day...Stake driven for construction of two-storey Sangha medical ward in Traditional Hospital...Old star plays against Actor star on 28 May...Cold storage factories in Yangon faces power shortage...YCDC’s litter disposal system has much success than expected...A 100-YEAR-OLD BIG BOAT FOUND [photo]...Good Pharmacy Practice course opens...Meeting on reconstruction of Fire-hit Shanlan market held...Electric wires installation competition on 28 July...CASH ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATION PROVIDED; MEDICINES DONATED [photos]...Meeting for organizing contests in commemoration of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held...Kayan Tsp GAD presents cash assistance to offspring of its staff...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Brazilian Ambassador...Personal Profile of Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh...Union Minister receives Norwegian guests...Union Minister receives Norwegian guests...Union Sports Minister meets officials of sports federations...KOICA renovates Yangon (SPEI) clinic...Dy Livestock and Fisheries Minister receives TICA’s Deputy DG...Myanmar, ROK ink MoU on cooperation...Thai military delegation concludes visit...Union Energy Minister meets Vice President of Korea Gas Corporation...Mitsui to renew investment in Myanmar...Visiting Vietnamese delegation tours Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar, Japan to cooperate in water quality management...Union Sports Minister receives President of ASEAN Para Sports Federation and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Mobile phones"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 26 May 2012
Date of publication: 26 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Private entrepreneurs are to try to make sure that public consumers have no burden, buy products easily at a reasonable price, to work together with a view - to improving living conditions of rural people as well as the grassroots - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses 21st Anniversary Plenary Meeting of UMFCCI...Amyotha Hluttaw National Races Affairs Committee, Region Hluttaw representatives, national race representatives meet...Bohmu Bahtoo road upgraded to four-lane road...Rural development tasks undertaken in Monghsat...Fires brake out in Mandalay Region...Kyaunggon township gets new station hospital...156 shops up for auction by MCDC...Hinthada Township gets new concrete road...Books, cash donated to Sittway Township writers association...Thegon township gets new library...Union Education Minister addresses School Enrollment Day Ceremony...Union Construction Minister meets region and state level officials...Towers of Shweli-Mansan national grid being repaired...Work coordination meeting of Central Census Committee held...H-Pole No. 249 of Namhkam- Muse 66-KV power grid destroyed by KIA...Collective sanitation carried out in Inlay Lake...Khitsan library opens in Myaungmya Township...Inter-township Sittway District administrator’s Cup Men/Women volleyball tournament concludes...Some billboards in Yangon get five-month free of charge...Land reclamation made in Wakema Township...SALE OF CHICKEN EGGS INSPECTED [photo]...Five Star runs Yangon- Kawthoung direct voyage...School Enrollment Day marked in Pyawbye Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Transport Minister receives President of ZETA Group and party...Chief Justice of Mandalay Region High Court meets Vice- President of Yunnan Provincial Supreme People’s Court...Myanmar, France to cooperate in parliamentary affairs...Pyithu Hluttaw Committee Chairman meets IMS Asia Programme Head...Memorandum of Discussion on opening of Myanmar-Japan centre inked...Pyithu Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman receives German guests...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister receives guests...CBM Governor receives foreign banks delegations...Vice-President of Yunnan Provincial Supreme People’s Court concludes visit...Vietnamese delegation visits MRTV in Nay Pyi Taw...MWEA members leave for Malaysia...Chairman of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union arrives back from Seoul...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) receives American military attachés to Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The country of smiles"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 25 May 2012
Date of publication: 25 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyithu Hluttaw National Races Affairs and Internal Peace-making Committee meets with Hluttaw representatives, national race representatives of Rakhine State...MYANMAR GAZETTE...CASH DONATED; RESPECTS PAID TO THE ELDERS; FIRE PREVENTIVE MEASURES INSPECTED; BOOKS DONATED; CASH DONATED [photos]...Writers association formed in Pazundaung Township...Fire drill demonstrated in Magway Region...Collective blood donation of Myittamon group held...Relief aids provided to victims in Pindaya Township...Ministry of Sports opens Judo coaches/ referees training course...YaungchiU library opens in Bilin Township...Stakes driven for construction of schools in Muse...Seminar on innovative LPG/CNG engine control application on automobiles engines on 27 May...Extempore talks and essay competitions held in Magway...Tour guide licenses to be renewed...Refresher course for drivers and bus conductors on 25 Ma...ICT development course for heads of middle schools opens...Yamethin sees thriving groundnuts, beans...Six-year-old boy dead in Insein Township...Myeik District Police Force presents cash assistance for offspring of policemen...Chin State sanitation activities launched...Mon State sanitation activities launched...Double Strong Cup kicks off...Workshop on awareness of landmine dangers opened in Taunggyi..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Argentinian counterpart...No backsliding in Myanmar’s reforms - Political reform without economic reform cannot bring success to political system - Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann visits European countries...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Argentinian counterpart...Dy Home Affairs Minister meets Chairman of Korea Development Company and Adviser of Saenurs ruling party...Vietnamese delegation visits MRTV...Dy NPED Minister attends 68th ESCAP meeting...Bago Region Chief Minister, Singaporean guest discuss investment opportunities...Union Transport Minister meets Chairman of Japan-based Nisshin Transportation Co....Chiefs of ASEAN Police Force meet journalists...Union Commerce Minister receives Representative of MITSUI & Co., Ltd...Liuzho City Mayor meets UMFCCI Vice-President...UMFCCI officials meet Ambassador of Spain...Union Ministers receive former Singaporean Foreign Minister and party...Economists suggest reform strategies for Myanmar...Workshop on awareness of landmine dangers opened in Taunggyi..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Healthy living"..... ARTICLE: "Following the mood of today" SOE TINT
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 24 May 2012
Date of publication: 24 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (23-5-2012)...Self-reliant concrete steel trust bridge in Mohnyin to open soon...UMFCCI’s disaster risk reduction talks on 2 June...Kayin State Chief Minister undertakes regional development tasks in Kyar-in- Seikkyi Township...Pyin-nya-nyan library opens in Kayan Township...Maw Naychi library opens in Muse Township ...Mandalay Region Chief Minister addresses meeting for effective reforms in regional development tasks...National Sanitation Week launched in Myitkyina...Application for registration as political party submitted...Kawa Creek-crossing bridge opened in Kyaikhto Tsp...Union Information and Culture Minister organizes novitiation ceremony in Pale Tsp...Aye Mya Thaya new village opened in Kunchangon Tsp...U-5 pediatric centre opened at Mitta Sanye Clinic of MMCWA...Public notice for Remonstration (Shan Nationalities League for Democracy)...Union NPED Minister calls for careful planning...Distribution of electricity with new generators...Reconstruction of Sedawgyi dam complete...Emergency Ambulance Foundation to be set up...COLLECTIVE BLOOD DONATION [photo]...OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR DONATED [photo]...Talks on cooperatives knowledge given in North Okkalapa Township...Cooperatives Agriculture and Livestock Course opens in Ayeyawady Region...Pachakalo BEHS (branch) gets new building...Private schools running granted...Private schools running granted..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indian Prime Minister and wife to pay a State visit to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Republic of Ghana...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Slovak Republic...ATR aircraft for domestic flights...Chief of Armed Forces Training receives Commandant of National Defence Studies Institute (NDSI)...TEIN3 Workshop aims to develop research and education network in Myanmar...Preparatory meeting for MOH-UNFPA Country Programme (2012-2015) held...Myanmar UCSB delegation observes CSOs and Universities of PRC...Myanmar-Thai economic discussion on 28 May...Export earnings of fishery sector reaches over 78 million USD...KBZ Bank, SMBC Bank ink MoU on technical cooperation...Union Transport Minister meets Keppel Group Chairman...Union A&I Minister receives Indian, Dutch Ambassadors...Myanmar, Vietnam to cooperate in banking sector...Union Minister receives foreign guests...Union Energy Minister receives Vice President of Shell Eastern Petroleum Ltd...Union F & R Minister meets MDRI, President’s economic advisor, economists...India to assist bordering regions in infrastructural development...Union Minister receives Netherland, Chinese guests...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Kingdom of Netherlands...Myanmar goodwill delegation arrives back..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Role of parents and teachers in ensuring better future for children".....ARTICLE: "HONOUR TO HONOUR DUE" BY BA THAN
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 23 May 2012
Date of publication: 23 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UEC meets parties participated in 2012 by-elections...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (22-5-2012)...Myoma Gonsaung library opens in Pyawbwe Township...Phoe Yarzar Library opened in Yebyu Tsp...Traffic rules inspected in Indaw Township...LinyaungU library opens in Kayan Township...Mon Myat Micro Credit Cooperatives Ltd holds AGM...Educative talks for young ladies given in Kawthoung...Talks on control of human trafficking in Mingala Taungnyunt Township...Myanma traditional cane ball competition held in Thaton...RMGCC 3rd Anniversary golf tournament on 26 May...BOOKS AND STATIONERY DONATE: [photo]...UNIFORMS PROVIDED [photo]...Trainees of Primary Teachership Training Course seek Chief Minister’s advice...Coordination meeting on passing of Intellectual Property Rights Law held...Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw Committees meet officials on Yangon tour...Coordination meeting of sports clubs in Mandalay Region held...Meeting on raising reading habit held in Tamway Township...Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship 2012 on 5-8 June...24/7 electricity supply in Tangyan Township...Coordination meeting on disposal of rubbishes held in Thingangyun Tsp...Think Tank Meeting on development of Myanma Football held...Educative talks on cultivation of teak plantations given in Letpadan...Writers association formed in Kyauktaw Township...Pyinnyabeikman library opens in Hlegu Township...Writers association formed in Nyaungdon Township...Thaikchaung villagers get electricity...Pantanaw Towship gets one more station hospital..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives police chiefs of ASEAN and heads of police force of dialogue partners countries...Union Minister meets project managers of FMInternational Oy Finnmap Co, NIRAS Co...Dy Education Minister meets Vice- President of Japanese Science Council...UMFCCI Vice-Presidents, CEC meeting with Mr You Jianhua of China NGO Network for International Exchanges and party [photo]...Union Commerce Minister meets Ghanaian Ambassador...Deputy Home Affairs Minister receives Chairman of US-ASEAN Economic Council and party...Diplomats explore Kawthoung, Dawei...Union Foreign Affairs Minister pays official visit to the United States of America...Swire Investment Group eyes investment in Myanmar...Governor of Central Bank of Myanmar meets foreign guests...Union Electric Power No. 2 Minister receives Chinese, Thailand-based guests...IMF ready to help Myanmar’s reforms...Dy H&T Minister receives Thai delegation...32nd ASEANAPOL Conference opened...Union Foreign Affairs Minister attends High-level Thematic Debate on State of World Economy..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Knowledge-based industries"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 22 May 2012
Date of publication: 22 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Consecration ceremony of bronze Buddha Image and golden throne held...EP-2 Minister inspects diesel-fired power station in Kengtung...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (21-5-2012)...Significant Day Temperatures (21-5-2012)...1486th Anniversary of Prophet Day marked...Books for rural libraries in Pyawbwe...Monmyat Cooperatives Ltd provides cash assistance to member fire victims...Specialists give educative talks on health in Shwepyitha...Farm, Forest and Agriculture Course opens in Yesagyo...Sein Gay Har provides care to unhealthy aged in Seesar home...Educative talks on establishing rural house and environmental conservation held...Physical Education Science (Mandalay) selects trainees...Meeting of MNL Committee and Club Owners held...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister meets hoteliers of small, medium licensed hotels...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening ceremonies of hospital, monastery building...Toll gates along Yangon- Mandalay Highway (Nay Pyi Taw-Mandalay section) inspected...Ceremony to give guidance on bone marrow transplant held...KIA armed group blows up two trucks...Tournament organization course for table tennis (2012) concludes...Union A&I Minister inspects cotton, sugarcane, paddy plantations...Coord meeting for maintenance of Ayeyawady river water system and utilization of water way...Thutapadaytha library opens in Thongwa Township...Writers association formed in Hline Township...Workshops on capacity building of staff held in Putao...Faked eggs sold in Myitkyina...Pyigyimyatshin car market faces nosedive...Fire breaks out in Amarapura Township...Yesagyo Township sees Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation...Food poisoning occurs in Einme Township...Oxygen concentrator donated to Kawlin Township People’s Hospital...Public request for decreased power supply (sic)...Self-reliant suspension bridge opened in Htilin Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Mines Minister attends China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum and Promotion Exhibition...Chinese cultural troupe stages entertainment show in Mandalay...UMFCCI, Chinese guests discuss signing of MoU...Chief Justice of Yangon Region High Court receives Vice-President of Yunnan Provincial Supreme People’s Court...Dy H & T Minister receives Jhon Swire Investment Group Director...Commandant of NDSI of Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters arrives...Trainees from Malaysia Armed Forces Defence College (MAFDC) Course No. 32/2012 arrive...Correction...MMCWA President receives Thai ambassador’s wife...Myanmar military delegation leaves for Kunming...Union F&R Minister receives Japanese and Thai guests...Union minister receives foreign guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Help civil servants say no to bribery"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 21 May 2012
Date of publication: 21 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Second Union level peace talks between Union Peace-making Work Committee and RCSS/SSA held...Maintenance of Shwesangyoung bridge, Pathein- Monywa road, Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Myothit- Kanpya (Magway) road inspected...Union Transport Minister visits Botahtaung Jetty, Pansodan-Dalla ferry ticket counter, IWT Delta Division...Prophet Day marked...Refresher course for issuance of Sama registration for doctors opens...Road accident stemmed from failure to observe traffic rules leaves five dead, 12 wounded...Tour guide entrance exam held...Pathein Expo-2012 kicks off...Union A & I Minister visits 66-acre Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation in Ottwin...Those who handed over ancient cultural objects rewarded...Kutkai-Karlaing rural tarred road commissioned into service in Kutkai...Talk on Media & The Public to be held at MFF on 26 May...Literary talks given, books donated...Traffic rules checked in KhinU Township...Saplings nurtured in Hsipaw to conserve environment...New library building opened in Twantay Township...Pyinnyatagon library opened in Ottwin Township...Township Writers Association formed in Maubin...Mawlamyinegyun gets school shelter...Library multiplier course (1/2012) opens in Dagon Myothit (South)...Fire drill demonstrated in Tachilek...Student-centered approach teaching method course opens in Labutta...Respect-paying ceremony of Ponnagyun (BEHS) alumni...Self-reliant wooden bridge built in Mawlu model village...New delivery ward opens in Shwegu Township...Educative talks on landscapes held in Minhla...International Nurses Day observed in Thanbyuzayat...Linyaungyi library opens in Kungyangon Township...Myanma Airways changes domestic flight fare rates...First aid course opens in Yesagyo...Cash donated for education fund in Mawlamyine...Farming faces shortage of farm workers...Union Sports Minister encourages athletes in training..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union CPT Minister attends Korea Communications Conference...33rd Asia Pacific Junior Golf Championship concludes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Geographical opportunity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 20 May 2012
Date of publication: 20 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon attend ceremony to honour monks who passed Tipitaka Examination...Union Information and Culture Minister meets Myanmar Historical Commission members...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends launch of water distribution to Sagaing...Four towers from Shweli-Mansan national grid damaged in KIA’s mine blast...Pamphlets on traffic rules distributed on Yangon-Pyay Highway...Mandalay Export & Car Show held in Mandalay...Books, publications donated to library in Zeyathiri Township...Fire breaks out in Myitnge, blazing one house...Nay Pyi Taw FC to open football academy...MLF invites cash, book donations...Farmers of Mandalay Region observes thriving Shwetaung hybrid paddy plantations...Bahan Township Writers Association reconstituted...Oxygen concentrator donated to hospital...Youths to conserve environment in Sagaing...Dagon Myothit (North) Township reconstitutes writers association...New bridges commissioned in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Fischer Random Chess Tournament 28 May-5 June...Agricultural technology course kicks off...Pyinnyadana tuition opened in Nyaunglebin...Mongkhok Sub-Township gets new rural health branch...Social association holds coord meeting...North Okkalapa Township Writers Association reconstituted...Kodukwe Dam, Salu Dam and Shwelaung Dam in Bago Township opened...Specialists render free medical treatment in Kayin State...Auxiliary firefighter refresher course wraps up...National Education Promotion (Higher Education Sector) Seminar opened...Tarung Derajat sport referee and coaching course concludes...Matriculation subjects taught to students before one month ahead of opening schools...Child-centred teaching course opens in Yamethin...Traditional sport tug-of-war held in Yesagyo...Assistance provided to students in Pyapon...Generator launched, library opened in Lewe Township...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects MITT, Myanmar Maritime University, Thilawa Industrial Zone, Yangon Railway Station...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (19-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MOC General Secretary meets swimmers...Obama nominates ambassador to Myanmar...Tournament Organization Course for Table Tennis 2012 commences...This is a moment for us to recognize that progress which has occurred in last year toward democratization and national reconciliation is irreversible - New steps announced to permit American investment in country and export of US financial services - Let’s all work together to create jobs, opportunity, and support reform..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Lethargy has no place among us"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 19 May 2012
Date of publication: 19 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Formation of Union Peace-making Central Committee [Order No.11/2012]...Formation of Union Peace-making Work Committee [Order No. 12/2012]...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects sports grounds, Hledan Overpass construction project in Yangon...Dy Construction Minister inspects roads, bridges works...Plenary meeting on forming Pabedan Township Writers Association...Motorboats under maintenance before rainy season...Township Writers Association reconstituted in Yankin Township... Cash donated to fund for construction of walls...Workshop on rights of child held in Sittway...Kamayut Township reconstitutes writers association...Respects paid to doyen literati...Self-reliant supply of electricity undertaken in Yedashe Township...EXHIBITION OPENED: Yangon ICT Exhibition [photo]...Child-centred teaching course 12-22 May...Fire destroys two houses in Ye...New tractors transported for state and region governments...Kayah farmers observe Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations in Nay Pyi Taw...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects foundry in Monywa...UMFCCI to hold its 21st anniversary in Nay Pyi Taw...How to address climate change in Central Myanmar discussed...UMFCCI to hold talk on 19 May...Fire breaks out in Mahlaing Township...Yamethin Township WJA holds plenary meeting...MDA to hold educative talk...Phu Pwint Wai Library put into service in Hmawby Township...Stake drive for school building in Muse...ROAD INAUGURATED: Self-reliant Khaingthitsa concrete road was opened at the road [photo]...RMGCC 3rd Anniversary Charity golf tournament to kicks off on 26 May...Labutta TV Retransmission Station starts airing programmes through UHF system...Briefing on recounting 22nd AGM of Chin State MCWSC...Educational fund contributed to Mawlamyine MTE...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (18-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union I&C Minister receives Secretary-General of CNIE and party...Deputy H & T Minister meets JMA Chairman...63rd ASEAN Science and Technology Committee Meeting concludes...Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives representatives of Chinese company...Union F&R Minister receives US, Japanese guests separately...AFC (C) Certificate Coaching Course, MA Referee’s Course commence...Vietnam to invest in rice sector for first time...MWEA member leaves for Thailand...Chairman of Constitutional Tribunal and party leave for ROK..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Adapt or die" [need for State-owned enterprises to become more efficient]..... ARTICLE: "Towards a sound financial system: Regime Change" By San Thein [exchange rates]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 18 May 2012
Date of publication: 18 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union I & C Minister attends meeting on preservation of nationalities’ cultural heritage...Yangon Region Chief Minister inspects development undertakings...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Blood donated to mark Mothers’ Day...Sustainability of libraries, need for people to really engage in reading and emergence of libraries in every village are the objectives to be realized by MLF...Durain, mangosteen marketable in Toungoo market...100th Year Anniversary Concert of Song Composer U Ba Thein (Mandalay) staged... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Assistant Secretary General of United Nations Development Program...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia and Pacific...Union Health Minister meets Special Adviser to UN Secretary General...Union Minister for Labour and for SWRR meets special advisor to UNSG...US-based Foreign Affairs magazine interviews Union Transport Minister...Union Hotels & Tourism Minister meets Thai Ambassador to Myanmar...Union Electric Power No. 2 Minister receives US, Japanese guests...International entrepreneurs meet departmental officials at MICC...Myanmar-New Zealand hold talks... "PERSPECTIVES": "Customer satisfaction" [re tourism]..... ARTICLE:
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 May 2012
Date of publication: 17 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Press Council to come into existence soon serving as genuine Fourth Estate...Newly recorded maximum temperature in Chauk...63rd Meeting of Committee on Science and Technology kicks off...Application for registration as political party submitted [Asho Chin National Party]...Police Code of Conduct Test held in Yamethin...Union Information and Culture Minister addresses Pakokku Literary Award, Scholarship, Pakokku Library Book Award Presentation Ceremony...Third liaison office of KNU opened in Phayathonzu...Advanced computer course concludes at DBE-1...Free funeral services given in Mandalay...Mawlamyinegyun opens self-reliant rural library...Hinthada Township constitutes writers association...Stake driven for construction of school building in Shwepyitha Township...250 boys initiated into novice hood in Dedaye...Water poured at Bo tree in Falam...Village libraries put into service in Hmawby Township...CRIME REDUCTION TALKED [photo]...Talks on crime free week given in Thingangyun...Self-reliant earthen road constructed in Yedashe Township...Information for trafficking in person...School-based disaster risk reduction opens in Tachilek...Football clubs of Mandalay Region meet...Self-reliant hydropower station launched in Loikaw Township...Significant Day Temperatures (16-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates His Majesty King of Norway...President U Thein Sein felicitates Norwegian Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Turkish Ambassador...Union FM felicitates Norwegian counterpart...Union Health Minister receives UNICEF Director...China-Myanmar Paukphaw Friendship Concert held...Dy CPT Minister receives Executive Director of First Pacific Company...UMFCCI President, ADB Director-General hold talks...Member of Central Politburo of CPC and party conclude visit...Cash donated for social welfare works...UMFCCI Vice-Presidents meet Italy delegation...Mandalay to host women’s football tournament in SEA Games...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Pakistani Ambassador...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs back from Singapore..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Use your energy to boost your health"..... ARTICLE: "PAGODAS, MYTH AND MYSTIQUE" BY BA THAN
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 May 2012
Date of publication: 16 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash donated for installation of lift at Kyaikthanlan Pagoda...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (15-5-2012)...EP-2 Ministry seeking ways to fully supply power during summer days...Vehicles without licence to be seized in Mandalay...Greater production of tomatoes reduces price in Inlay region...Energy forum on 23-24 May...Armed groups realizing benevolence of State and Tatmadaw return to legal fold...Educative talks on collection of income tax given...Basic fire fighting course concludes in Zabuthiri Township...MCDC sets rules for vendors...Per acre yield of summer paddy declines due to pest in Yedashe...Rare bird species of Mottama to be protected...Entrance fees for Yadanabon Zoological Gardens rose...Hsipaw plans to grow saplings for environmental conservation...Preparation for natural disasters, fire inspected...Information Ministry, in shouldering its literary duties, has enlisted strength of literati and artistes in successive eras..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Director of East Asia and Pacific Regional Office of UNICEF and party...UNHCR personnel meet Union Minister for Border Affairs and for Myanma Industrial Development...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association Chairman...UMFCCI receives Vietnamese, Thai guests...TEIN3 to embark on ASEAN tour from Myanmar...Myanmar, Bangladesh to hold border trade meeting...Talk on Rise of China, Implications for Neighbouring Countries 18 May...UNICEF to continue to cooperate in children’s education and health in Myanmar...Korean President and party conclude visit...US National War College delegation heads home...ABSDF’s Myanaung, Hinthada bomber seized...Promotion of cooperation with UNICEF discussed...Dy Education Minister receives Director from UNICEF...Chinese delegation donates computers to basic education schools...Price of Bangladesh products rises at Maungtaw border market...ROK President Mr Lee Myung-bak and party leave for Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "An-nyung-ha-se-yo!" (re ROK)..... ARTICLE: "Changes never change" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 May 2012
Date of publication: 15 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-5-2012)...Union Minister for Information and for Culture meets EC members of MMPO...Special Appellate Bench judges 12 special civil appeal cases, hears five...International Cooperatives Day sales festival commences...Mechanic course opens...Aswedaw Library opened...Private Microfinance Development Supporting Committee holds coord meeting...Training courses of UMFCCI conclude...Labour laws and bylaws briefed...Palethwe hybird paddy harvested in Einme...New school building handed over in Hmawby Township...Sub-power station launched for supply of electricity...Orchid Nurturing Course 1-8 June...Bo tree watered for 11th time in Insein Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein welcomes ROK President Mr Lee Myung-bak...President U Thein Sein meets ROK counterpart...Myanmar delegate arrives back from Dhaka after attending cultural diversity meeting...63rd ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST) Meeting held...Member of CPC Central Politburo calls on Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint...Delegation led by Member of CPC Central Politburo arrives in Mandalay...Myanmar, Philippines to cooperate in agricultural sectors...President U Thein Sein hosts dinner to goodwill delegation led by ROK President...President of Republic of Korea Mr Lee Myung-bak arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Foreign Affairs Minister attends Ministerial Meeting of Coordinating Bureau of Non-Aligned Movement...Import permit for migrant workers allowed...Seintalon mango fruits of Mandalay exported...Child-centred academic system discussed in Mandalay...MLF invites cash, book donations...Entrance fee for cultural sites in Mandalay...Myanmar wants ROK to share its experience of democratic reform, economic development and promoting living conditions of citizens - President U Thein Sein -- It is right choice Myanmar takes HRD as sine qua non for development - President Mr Lee Myung-bak...President U Thein Sein meets goodwill delegation led by CPC Central Politburo member..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Never ending task" [reforms]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 May 2012
Date of publication: 14 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Reform, a combination of National Plan approved by Hluttaw and Physical Development Plan, needs to be People-Centred Development Reform which could satisfy demands of people...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-5-2012)...Union I&C Minister and wife attend consecration and merit-sharing for sixth all-round renovation of Shwephonepwint Pagoda...Deputy Attorney-General meets personnel of Mon State Advocate General’s Office...OFFICEHANDEDOVER: [photo]...Generators installed for electricity supply in Yangon...Roadwork, sanitation tasks inspected in Taninthayi Region...Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar...Talk on raising bio-security given...Workers’ Day observed in Mansi...New fire station opened, Fire Brigade Day observed in Myawady...Sangyoung Township reconstitutes writers association...GS of UMFCCI meets Kayin State CCI officials...Fire Brigade Day marked with sanitation in Tachilek...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash, book donations...Leak of natural gas pipeline repaired in time...UNIFORMS PRESENTED [photo]...Mountaineering team climbs five hills continuously...Information for trafficking in person...CONCRETE DRAINS REPAIRED [photo]...Fire Brigade Day observed in DISTRICT NEWS Mawlamyinegyun...Monks, nuns who passed religious exams honoured...Tailoring courses opened at vocational training school in Pakokku...16 villages along Wundwin- Pintale Road enjoyings fruits better transport...Cigarette fire destroys timber warehouse, housings in Mandalay...MFF President meets players of Myanmar U-22 Football Team...Maize, sesame plantations thriving in rains..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation arrives back from Cambodia...Lecturer leaves for Bangkok to attend World Records Committee meeting...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw calls on Japanese Prime Minister...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw visits J Power, Isogo Coal-fired Power Plant..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Help students pursue education with peace of mind"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 13 May 2012
Date of publication: 13 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Priority task of government is to satisfy desire, fulfill requirements of people - Work coordination meeting on more effectively carrying out national and regional development tasks concludes [President]...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-5-2012)...Nay Pyi Taw Council Area Projects Implementation Committee meets...International Urban Rescue Course concludes in Ye...Preventive measures against diarrhea and dysentery taken...Information for antihuman trafficking...Maintenance of golf course discussed...New library building opened in Myaungmya...Pazundaung Township Writers Association formed...Umbrella hoisted atop pagoda in Thingangyun Township...Talks on traffic rules given in Hinthada...Union Minister oversees regional development tasks in Shan State...Mandalay Region Chief Minister inspects Natka Dam...Shwekon-Pilakhat concrete road opened...Loans disbursed for Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation in Tatkon Township...Kayin State Chief Minister supervises development undertakings...Coord meeting on Asia Pacific Junior Golf Championship held...Myanmar Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism holds third conference...Talks on spa & health care services on 14 May...Literary talks given in Singaing...Momauk Township GAD observes Workers’ Day...Written exam result for NPE junior reporter posts announced...Mudon forms Traditional Artistes and Artisans Association...Yesagyo produces high rate of gram..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation led by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker pays study visit to Tokyo Stock Exchange, National Diet Library...Asia Rowing Federation Umpiring Commission views preparations for rowing event...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw meets Deputy Speaker of Upper House of Japan, tours Tokyo...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint calls on Speaker of House of Councillors, Speaker of House of Representatives...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw arrives Osaka of Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Into the list of Asian Tigers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 May 2012
Date of publication: 12 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein calls for more efforts in reform process for national development - In conducting reforms, morality and attitude of ward/village administrators and township administrators in performing administrative duties must be polished so that they can avoid corruption, bribery and unfriendly relations with the public...Significant Day Temperatures (11-5-2012)...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (11-5-2012)...Myanmar Traditional Chess Championship wraps up...Yangon Information and Communication Technology Fair commences...Sagaing Region Chief Minister views rural development in Yinmabin Tsp...Kayah State Chief Minister donates alms to monks, nuns...Outstanding weightlifters awarded in sports...Insein WJA reconstituted as Insein Township Writers Association...Hsipaw plans to grow teak plantations...Phu Thit Wai Library opened in Pinlebu Township...Self-reliant library opened in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Self-reliant concrete road commissioned in Mawlamyinegyun...Signboard of Aung Naing Thu Cooperative Society put up...New building of BEPS opened in Einme EINME, 11 May— Shwedaung Development Co Ltd donated 126x30 feet one-storey building in Letpangon Village of Einme Township in Myaungmya District on 6 May. Likewise, Triangle Links Engineering Co Ltd and other wellwishers sponsored renovation of old building, construction of bridge, donation of uniforms and stationery. Wellwisher and officials opened the new school building.—Myanma Alin...Use of natural fertilizer talked in Myaungmya Township...Myanmar Libraries Fundation invites cash, book donations...Tour guide course 1/2012 on 4 June-27 July...New building of library opened in Hmawby Township...Cash donated to fund of Shwethin Home for the Aged in Yamethin...Uniforms provided to GAD staff members...Basic fire fighting course K 849,500.—Myanma Alin concludes in Pyinmana...Applications for damaged mobile phone SIM cards free of charge...Micro-credit cooperative society formed in Nawngkhio..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister meets foreign guests...Dy FM receives Director-General of SEA Regional Department of ADB...Dy H&T Minister receives DG of Southeast Asia Regional Department of ADB...Dy Commerce Minister receives ADB SEA Director-General...Dy Education Minister receives Director of Open Society Institute of US...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint back from Japan...Hotels and Tourism Ministry, S’porean entrepreneurs to cooperate for development of tourism sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Favourable economic environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 May 2012
Date of publication: 11 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Work Committee for Drawing Farmland Bylaws (Draft) and Virgin and Fallow Land Management Bylaws (Draft) meets...Significant Day Temperatures (10-5-2012)...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Continuous nursing education talked in Mawlamyine...Trophies handed over in Dagon Myothit (South) Township...Duties assigned for implementation of plans at Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Permission granted to Tailai (Red Shan) Nationalities Development Party (TNDP) for registration as political party...Sites for port, river-water pumping tasks inspected...Respect paid, merit shared, library opened...AMBULANCE DONATED [photo]...362,165 GSMs, WCDMAs installed in regions...Cash donated to fund of Home for the Aged...Equipment for taking physical exercises installed at bund of Meiktila Lak...Township Writers Association formed in Thanlyin...Commerce graduates to organize workshop 13 May...Information for trafficking in person...Basic vocational courses opened in Muse...Informal advanced meeting on green economy, green development held...First IRS Inter-Club Pencak Silat Championship concludes...Fire drill demonstrated at CBM..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives Managing Director of NTEGRATOR Co of Singapore...Ambassador accredited to Brazil...Union Energy Minister receives Polish FM, Hong Kong guests...Myanmar-Poland economic seminar opened...Polish FM donates furnishings to monastic education schools...Dy Construction Minister receives Team Leader of JICA...Chartered planes of Myanma Airways available...Myanmar entrepreneurs invited to SHRM 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition...Fares of ship trips changed for tourists...Union EP-2 Minister receives ADB Director-General...Union Finance and Revenue Minister receives guests...Union Health Minister receives Global Women’s Affairs Ambassador...Union Minister receives Qatar Airways officials...CBM Governor receives World Bank East Asia and Pacific Region Director...Dy Home Affairs Minister receives De La Rue Director...Asia-Pacific Junior Golf Championship 15-18 May..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar to be next economic frontier in Asia"..... ARTICLE: "Noblest task for purification, perpetuation, propagation and promotion of Buddha Sasana" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 May 2012
Date of publication: 10 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant Day Temperatures (9-5-2012)...Aye Chan Myitta Trading Co Ltd donates Emergency Live Broadcasting Vehicle to Information Ministry...World Red Cross Day commemorated in Myitkyina...Pirated DVDs, VCDs destroyed...Plan to clear piles of garbage along railroads before rainy season...Stakes driven for construction of library...Tornado hits Laymyethna Township...Fire Brigade Day observed in Aunglan...World Red Cross Day observed in Taunggyi...National Technical Officer of International Technical Officer course opens...Plough conclusion of Palethwe paddy plantation observed, payment made for Palethwe hybrid paddy in advance...Union Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry donates cash for regional development in Haka Tsp...Union level peace making group, CNF peace making group hold talks...Mon State observes World Red Cross Day...Slight earthquake jolts...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot in Hlegu Township...Bo trees watered in Kyauktan Township...Thuta Padetha Library put into service in Kungyangon Township...Anti-snake venom donated to local farmers...Bo tree watered in Thakayta Township...Water poured at Bo trees in Mawlamyinegyun...Fire breaks out in Hlinethaya Township...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash, book donations...Books, publications donated to Bawa Lanhnyun Library...Entire national people urged to make energetic efforts based on skills of departmental personnel under supervision of committees at different levels as 2014 nation-wide taking census is national concern..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs...Yatanarpon FC back from tune-up matches in Thailand...Myanmar delegation led by Union Construction Minister visits Singapore, Malaysia...Union Transport Minister receives officials of Qatar Airways...Union EP-2 Minister receives Chairman of Busan Korea Biotechnology Co...Union Commerce Minister receives Polish FM, Bangladesh Ambassador...Central Bank of Myanmar Governor meets officials from UOB Bank, Korea Exchange...20th ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Livestock Meeting held...Union Minister meets Chinese experts in news broadcasting, recording applying advanced equipment and technology at sports events..... "PERSPECTIVES": "What if we don’t respect the Earth?"..... ARTICLE: "Heart attack one of the leading causes of death globally" Dr Tha Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 May 2012
Date of publication: 09 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Waxed ballot complaint by NLD a sham, suggests UEC investigation...In time of new government, pensions of retired service personnel who had difficulties with their insufficient monthly pensions increased...Significant Day Temperatures (8-5-2012)...NPED Dy Minister meets district/township planning committees in Bago, Mandalay...Dy Construction Minister inspects Sittoung Bridge (Natthangwin) worksite...Improvement of English Proficiency Skills for staff discussed...Bamboo chairs marketable in Yedashe Township...Respects paid to aged in Ponnagyun for 16th time...Twantay Township gets self-reliant village library...Books, publications donated to libraries of monastic education school in Pyay Township...Special Refresher Course for Basic Education Teachers No (46) commences...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested on model plot in Wakema Township...AIDS Knowledge and Hygienic Habit Course conducted...Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship 5-8 June...Meiktila District observes Fire Brigade Day...Settlement and Land Records Department concludes Survey Officer Course...Traffic rules talked in Tachilek...Bo tree watered at Shwedagon Pagoda in Tachilek...Workers’ Day observed in Pantanaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein congratulates Russian President Putin...Union A&I Minister receives FAO Resident Representative...Union Mines Minister receives Member of British House of Lord (sic)...Spanish entrepreneurs interested in putting investment in Myanmar...Union Commerce Minister receives Spanish Ambassador...Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...IMF says Myanmar could boom if it sticks to reforms...Delegation of US National War College arrive in Yangon...Coord meeting on Asian Youth and Junior Class Weightlifting Championships held...Union F&R Minister receives Indonesian Ambassador, representatives of Indonesian government-owned companies...Union L&F Minister receives Indian ambassador...ACCAHZ Preparatory Committee meets...Daw Khin Khin Win, wife of President U Thein Sein, receives Global Women’s Affairs Ambassador...World Red Cross Day marked in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A kind of dreadful plague" ARTICLES: "Say it Now!" Khin Aye Kyu..."Tube-well satisfies water demand of Nanmyint Hill religious region in Myingyan" Byline: Ko Htwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 May 2012
Date of publication: 08 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Special Refresher Course No. 80 for basic education teachers opens...Significant Day Temperatures (7-5-2012)...Union Minister inspects Pathein Main Sub-power Station...Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw Speaker attends ceremony to mark Fullmoon Day of Kason...Measures for proper drainage inspected...Ayeyarwaddy International School opened...16th Coordinating Committee on Customs held...Information for trafficking in person...Thudhamma public rest houses renovated in Mandalay...Fire kills one in Hlinethaya Township...Blood donation marks 66th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day...Palethwe paddy strain harvested on model plot in Kyaiklat Township...E-government promotion training course, e-mail, Internet course open...Armament ceremony of people’s militia held in Tarlawgyi Village, Hsinbo Sub-township, Kachin State...Computer and English Proficiency Courses open...Establishment of political parties scrutinized, passed...Tachilek Township Writers Association formed...Books, publications donated to Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Bhamo District observes Workers’ Day...Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation thriving in Yesagyo...Respects paid to retired teachers...Myanmar Medical Association to conduct Strengthening CME...Kawlin Township Writers Association formed...MLF invites cash, book donations...Bookkeeping course kicks off in Magway...Outstanding police members honoured in Meiktila...Car Import Supervisory Committee meets...Myanmar Traditional Chess Championship-2012 continues..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives Ambassador of Israel...Appointment of South African Ambassador agreed on...Appointment of Nepalese Ambassador agreed on...U Soe Nwe appointed as Ambassador to Germany...U Min Lwin appointed as Ambassador to Indonesia...U Zaw Tun appointed as Ambassador to Serbia...Lt-Gen Yar Pyae and party leave for India...Initiative Regional Forum to enhance Collaborative Activities for Establishment of Ancient Cities Network of ASEAN held...UMFCCI officials meet Brazilian entrepreneurs...US, Canada issue statements for suspension of some sanctions against Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "We can prevent water-borne diseases"..... ARTICLE: "The key to successful aging is successful living" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 7 May 2012
Date of publication: 07 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union A&I Minister inspects dredging of Bago River...(OIAC-2) Boarding & Private School (Nay Pyi Taw) commissioned into service...Yangon Region government gets two ambulances...Bago Region Chief Minister waters Bo tree...Rakhine State Chief Minister attends Fire Brigade Day ceremony...Water pours at Bo tree on Fullmoon Day of Kason...UNIFORM GIVEN: [photo]...Pathein Association holds Annual General Meeting...Fire breaks out in Aungmyethazan Township...Myanmar Writers Association Organizing Committee meets for third time...Recruitment of blood donors explained...Htidaw-hoisting ceremony of TheindawU Pagoda in Pyawbwe held...Union Cooperatives and L&F Minister receives President of Myanmar Region of CP Livestock...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister attends celebration of Fire Brigade Day...Sagaing Region Chief Minister views regional development tasks...Fire Brigade Day observed in Pathein...363 culprits arrested in 278 drug-related cases...Plan to realize child-centred academic system...World Veterinary Day observed in Hlegu...Over 260 people fall into storm victims in Maubin Township...Self-reliant concrete commissioned into service...Survey experiences of children recounted...Blazed transformer substituted with new equipment in time in Pazundaung Township...Basic fire fighting course kicks off in Tatkon...Farmland laws, vacant and virgin lands law clarified...Dredging creek in Hsipaw hail Fire Brigade Day...BO TREES WATERED [photo]...OFFICE OPENED: [photo]...Kason water-pouring ceremony held in Theingon Village of Yamethin Tsp...Alin Saytaman Library opened in Indaw Township...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (6-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann leaves for Germany, Belgium...Chinese acrobatic troupe shows their performances in Mandalay...Myanmar delegation leaves for Cambodia...Ginger, turmeric from Koekway, Taungkya regions become export products..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Change with climate change"..... ARTICLE: "MYA NANDAR AND MYANMAR THINGYAN" By Ba Than..."Artesian wells turn yellow plain to greener one" Article: Tin Htway (MNA); Photos: Ko Htway
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 6 May 2012
Date of publication: 06 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Kason water-pouring ceremonies held nationwide...Significant Day Temperatures (5-5-2012)...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham’s wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon attends MMCWA dinner...Summer 3on3 Men/Women Basketball Friendly Tournament-2012 held...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks, comforts eye patients...Union A&I Minister inspects dredging of creek, construction of canal...Seminar on assessment of central level community-based healthcare services held...Pencak Silat Championship- 2012 kicks off...Bo Trees in Mandalay watered to mark Fullmoon Day of Kason...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister tours Ngayokkaung Sub-township...Housing projects inspected...66th Anniversary of Fire Brigade Day marked in Myeik...KIA armed group continues destructive acts...MMCWA concludes its 22nd annual meeting...Health knowledge talks given, fund set up...World Veterinary Day 2012 observed in Insein Township...Palethwe hybrid paddy harvested in Hlegu Township...Sagagyi Association (Yangon) pays respects to older persons...Fare of water transport increased by Inland Water Transport...Kyaikpi Village of Kyaikto Tsp gets new library...Assistance provided to storm victims...Taxation clarification made in Kyaukme...WORKERS; DAY OBSERVED: [photo]...Union Minister congratulates fire brigade members for their valour and sacrifice in fight against fire...Champion Challenge Cup-2012 to be similar to XXVII-SEA Games..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar women’s volleyball team back from Thailand...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker leaves for Japan on goodwill visit... "PERSPECTIVES": "From waste to value"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 5 May 2012
Date of publication: 05 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Firewood distributed to local people free of charge...Trade promotion meeting held in Myawady Trade Zone...Mussel collectors earn increased incomes in summer...Those wishing to form political parties applying to UEC...Dy Construction Minister inspects road works in Ayeyawady Region...Coord meeting on putting Myanmar cultural heritages on list of global heritage held...KIA (Kachin) armed group destroys rail track in Mogaung...Traditional Fragrance Grinding Contest held in Kyaukpyu...Heavy rains, hailstone hit Yamethin...Passengers continue trips with use of dozers in rains of Rakhine State...Nylon hand-baskets marketable in Meiktila...Tornado hits Ywathit Village of Monyo Township...Strong winds kill one girl, drown 11 fishing boats...Yadanabon plays goalless draw with Phukhet FC...Hotel services coordinated in Mandalay...Myitkyina District women’s team emerges champion...Villagers in Lewe Township enjoy electricity supply facility...Significant Day Temperatures (4-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives Secretary-General of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly...Preparations for achievement in tennis discussed...Union Minister holds talks with WFP resident representative, Director of Nippon Foundation...Union Cooperatives and Livestock and Fisheries Minister receives Chinese guests...National Environmental Sanitation Activity-2012 opens...UMFCCI officials meet Thai entrepreneurs...& P Ministry learns int’l census work for 2014-census...Dy Foreign Minister holds discussion with American guests...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Hong Kong guests...Myanmar sports delegation back from Singapore...Deputy Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets Inter- Parliamentary Union-IPU delegation...Nay Pyi Taw Champion Challenge Cup eyes prospects for Int’l gold medals..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Great strides towards prosperity"..... ARTICLE: "Sacred Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination, most difficult of all religious examinations yearly held in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, leading Theravada Buddhist Nation of Buddhist World" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 4 May 2012
Date of publication: 04 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: KIA (Kachin) armed group withdraws from battle with No. 1002 BGF (Headquarters) suffering heavy loss...Danger of narcotic drugs educated in Mohnyin district...KIA (Kachin) blasts three bridges in Kachin State...Journalists must have right to present diversity of views and stances as well as unity based on national interest...Fish released, respects paid in Kawthoung...Seller of illegal two-digit lottery arrested...Winners awarded in Double Strong Championship...Myitkyina Association holds AGM, pays respects to aged...Interest shared to members of micro-credit society in Tamway...Respects paid to aged in YeU DISTRICT Township...DRA to allow handing over of overage vehicles...Information for trafficking in person...Charges of shops raised at Mandalay Maha Muni Buddha Image...Tatkon Township FSD opens basic fire fighting course...Coord meeting on achieving success in weightlifting sport...First IRS Pencak Silat Championship 5-10 May...Respects paid to older persons in Shwepyitha...Model plot of Palethwe paddy harvested in Pyapon...CERTIFICATES PRESENTED [photo]...Mobile specialist team gives health care service, health talks...Nay Pyi Taw Zabuthiri Specialist Hospital opened...Outstanding red cross members honoured...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (3-5-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Chairman of Governing Body of ILO...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds discussion with Inter-Parliamentary Union delegation...Deputy NPED Minister attends ASEAN Road Show in Japan...Myanmar, India to promote bilateral relations and cooperation...Journalists must have right to present diversity of views and stances as well as unity based on national interest...Trainees for referee course recruited in billiards, snooker sports...Myanmar selected Taekwondo team leaves for Vietnam..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep our fine tradition"..... ARTICLE: "KASON, Sacred month of Triple Auspiciousness" By Ba Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 3 May 2012
Date of publication: 03 May 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw concludes...Third regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw concludes..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant Day Temperatures (2-5-2012)...Union Health Minister addresses 22nd AGM of MMCWA...Automatic and non licensing discussed...Basic tailoring course 11 May...22nd AGM of MMCWA held...Kayin State Chief Minister opens Eng: proficiency course in Hpa-an...Bago Region Chief Minister attends Workers’ Day celebration...Work Committee for progress of border areas and national races holds coord meeting...Development, poverty alleviation efforts stepped up in Paletwa Township...Basic English Course conducted at Union Auditor- General’s Office...KIA (Kachin) armed group blasts Mandalay-Myitkyina railroad...Maintenance of roads, bridges inspected in Ayeyawady Region...Prizes awarded in Maha Thingyan in Kawthoung...Plans underway to upgrade parks, playgrounds in Yangon...Toungoo Township Writers and Journalists Association holds Annual General Meeting...MLF invites cash, books...Plan to extend meteorological stations in five places...Future Youth Library put into service in Ahmar...Hopin Sub-Township gets new gravel road...Fire breaks out in Kyansittha Ward of Myinmu...Self-reliant concrete commissioned...Sanitation tasks, blood donation hail Fire Brigade Day...Myanmar Traditional Chess Championship kicks off...Hlawga Park to receive visitors on Kason Fullmoon Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Polish counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Poland...President U Thein Sein receives Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of ROK and party...Myanmar, ROK Foreign Affairs Minister meet...Automatic and non licensing discussed...Corrigendum...Myanmar, Thai discuss Myanmar labour issues in Thailand...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chairman of International Labour Organization (ILO) Governing Body and party...Union NPED Minister receives Assistant Secretary-General of UN for Peace Building Support...Union F&R Minister leaves for Manila to attend 45th annual meeting of Asian Development Bank...Union Energy Minister receives General Director of Production Association BELORUSNEFT Company of Belarus...Union FM felicitates Polish counterpart...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham enjoys performance of Chinese acrobatic troupe..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A firm stance against measles"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB
Date of entry/update: 03 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 2 May 2012
Date of publication: 02 May 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar striving for ensuring comprehensive social protection benefits...Significant Day Temperatures (1-5-2012)...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (1-5-2012)...Union Minister assists in Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Chaungnet- Taungdwingyi Road project, Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun) project...Yangon Region May Day Ceremony-2012 held...KIA (Kachin) armed group blasts Myitkyina-Mandalay railroad again...Assistance provided to older persons, expectant mothers in Kyaukse...Clarification on taxation made in Pyapon Township...Pyinmana Township WJA pays respects to doyen literati...Union F&R Minister calls for cooperation for development of insurance companies...Coord meeting for Kaladan transportation project held...Artesian well, home for the aged opened in Chauk Township...Union Minister assists in Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Chaungnet- Taungdwingyi Road project, Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun) project...Armed groups realize gov’t goodwill, return to legal fold...Agricultural loans disbursed in Wetlet Township...Higher fish flow declines price in market...Reading habit raised in Shwepyitha Township...Basic fire fighting course opens...Lichee of Thandaung Township marketable...Undisciplined (sic) vehicles fined in Myawady...Four-inch diameter tube-well successfully sunk at TV re-transmission station...Squall destroys BEHS branch in Belin Village of Singaing..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development receives Managing Director of WFO (sic)...Water melon of Nawngkhio exported to China...UNSG and party conclude visit...Myanmar, Serbia to hold regular bilateral consultation...United Nations Secretary-General and party leave Nay Pyi Taw for Yangon...Myanmar selected Taekwondo team meets...Construction of downhill motor road inspected..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Where justice, freedom and equality flourish"..... ARTICLE: "Life begins at 60" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1K)
Date of entry/update: 03 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 1 May 2012
Date of publication: 01 May 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw third regular session concludes successfully - Address delivered, bill put on record, clarifications on Hluttaw’s undertakings made, Joint Committee’s report submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "All forms of forced labour should be eliminated once and for all for enhancing the eternal principles which are justice, freedom and equality" - The following is the full text of the message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agga Maha Thayay Sithu, Agga Maha Thiri Thuddhamma U Thein Sein on the occasion of May Day...Over 400 people receive free medical treatment in Mon State...Union Minister for Cooperatives and for Livestock and Fisheries meets departmental personnel...Coord meeting of agricultural sector’s development held...A moderate earthquake jolts (sic)...MTF President’s Cup Youth Tennis Tournament 12-16 May...Social economic development coordinated in Hmawby..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: EU should fully lift its economic sanction on Myanmar as it suspended sanction while most countries had already lifted economic sanction on Myanmar - President U Thein Sein...UN will normalize its operations in Myanmar at full capacity as quickly as possible - UNSG Mr Ban Ki-moon...UNSG and wife visit poppy-substitute crop cultivation project in Hopon Tsp, Shan State...Wife of UN Secretary-General and party go sightseeing in Nay Pyi Taw...Exchange of letters signed between United Nations and Immigration & Population Ministry for 2014 Population and Housing Census in Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives UN Secretary-General and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives High Representative of EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...President U Thein Sein and wife host dinner to UNSG, wife and party...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker, UN delegation led by UN SG hold talks...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw IRC receives Member of German Parliament and party...Union-Level peace making group hosts working lunch to UN SG and party...Union FM holds talks with German counterpart...President U Thein Sein receives High Representative of European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...President U Thein Sein holds discussion with Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs and party of Germany..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Education for all"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 30 April 2012
Date of publication: 30 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Farmers could fetch reasonable profits and generate more income if they can engage in both farming and breeding while practising triple cropping pattern growing marketable crops as well...Union Construction Minister views site for Mekong River Bridge...Kachin State holds workshop on all-round survey on household living conditions...Palethwe paddy plantations harvested in Htantabin...FIRE PREVENTIVE MEASURES INSPECTED [photo]...Myanmar traditional chess championship on 2-11 May...Sagaing Region holds budget coordination meeting...Bomber captured dead in Muse, Shan State...KIA mine blast derails Mandalay- Myitkyina sleeper train, wounding two...One killed, two wounded in KIA (Kachin) heavy weapon attacks...Demonstration on hatching of fingerlings in Tatkon...Mongphyat gets new rural bridge...GTI old students to meet at golf tournament...Dispensary, building of Post-Primary School opened...Bank Holiday...Traffic rules talked (sic) in Lewe...220 more megawatts would be produced from Pyu, Nancho and Upper Paunglaung projects and 202 more megawatts from Thaukyekhet-2, Biluchaung- 3 and Upper Biluchaung projects one year after...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (29-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union FM attends 19th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting...German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives in Yangon...UN chief visits Myanmar in light of significant changes...MGF to host 33rd Asia Pacific Junior Golf Championship...Delegation led by UNSG and wife arrives at Yangon...Myanmar stands 9th position in Davis Cup Asia/ Oceania Zone Group (IV)...Thai entrepreneurs meet Myanmar businessmen...Union FM and wife welcome UNSG and wife at Nay Pyi Taw International Airport..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Friends of democracy"..... ARTICLE: "A business to rescue others" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 29 April 2012
Date of publication: 29 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President sends message to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker stating issues related to low salaries of union level personnel, increased pensions of retired service personnel and establishing Myanmar National Human Rights Commission...Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations in Zeyathiri Tsp inspected...KIA insurgents open fire on Border Guard Force in Lupi Village, Chipwe region...General hospital in Mawlamyine facilitated with new patient ward, parking lot...Mandalay Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Myogyi multi-purpose dam, Thittatkon diversion weir...Development undertakings in Htantabin Tsp inspected...Cash donated for new elevator at historic Kyaikthanlan Pagoda...Four civil servants killed, three missing in KIA attack in Sadon Sub-township, Kachin State...Emergency ambulance service to be launched soon...Armed groups return to legal fold...Webuchaung Monastery in Kyaukse enjoys fruit of drinking tube-well...Micro-credit cooperative society set up...Respects paid to aged in ChaungU...Invitational Sepak Takraw Tournament kicks off...Old students pay respects to retired teachers...Palethwe hybrid paddy model plot harvested in Hmawby...Yangon Golf Club...Respects paid to aged in Momauk...B.O.T. companies to charge fixed rate of toll: Union Construction Minister...Myitkyina District team clinches title in women’s open football tournament...Cash donation to hail AGM of MMCWA..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: China National Acrobatic troupe gets to Yangon...Dy Construction Minister holds discussion with guests from ADB...EU Office in Myanmar opened...Myanmar bags one gold in Challenger Section of 12th Bangkok Chess Club Open..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Protect yourself during the heat wave"..... ARTICLE: "Red strawberry plantations in Mindat" Byline: Soe Soe Naing Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 28 April 2012
Date of publication: 28 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 22nd day - One bill submitted and approved, reports read out...First day session of First Shan State Hluttaw Special Meeting (1/2012) held...Second day session of First Shan State Hluttaw Special Meeting (1/2012) successfully concluded..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Power supplied for public convenience despite a surge in power use...Wagamani Village in DaikU Tsp gets 16-bed station hospital...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Workshop on Business Cooperation and Investment in Livestock, Animal Feed and Fishery Sectors held...First coord meeting of Electric Communication Technological Commercial Work Committee held...Sepak Takraw course for coach, referee/jury opens...Union F & R Minister calls for classy banking system...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister attends harvest of Palethwe hybrid paddy in Dawei...Basic firefighting course opens in Pyinmana...Region Chief Minister inspects regional development in Myitta Sub-township...Ward library opens in Kyimyindine Township...Progress in sinking of tubewell inspected in Thazi...Clarification on taxation made in Hpa-an...Communal ordination and novitiation held in Mawlamyinegyun...Number of catching fish declines in Sittoung River...RESPECTS PAID TO AGED: [photo]...Talks on prevention against bird flu discussed...Repayment of loans honoured in Kyangin...Hlawga Park to be opened on May Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Yadanarbon MNL Club to play qualifier in Thailand...EU may lift sanctions against Myanmar: Bulgarian FM...Union Construction Minister meets guests from Sakura Residence and Samsung C & T Corporation...Union Energy Minister holds discussions with guests from Vietnam, Thailand...Yangon Region Chief Minister meets Malaysian Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Don’t be a free rider".....ARTICLE: "Friends" Khin Aye Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 27 April 2012
Date of publication: 27 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 28th day - Messages put on record, MPs involved in discussions and clarifications made on bills..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein visits TEPCO Kawasaki gas-fired power plant, J Power, Isogo thermal power plant, pays homage to Kamakura Buddha Image...Union A&I Minister addresses ministry’s annual coordination meeting...Sports information available through fax...Industrialists to follow fixed period of electricity use...Environmental conservation measures to be taken in gems mining in Mogok...Significant Day Temperatures (26-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates South African counterpart...President U Thein Sein receives Japanese Deputy Prime Minister...Union Information and Culture Minister receives Italian delegation...Union Health Minister receives guests from WHO, Thailand...Union Ministers hold discussions...Union FM felicitates South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister...Safe and secure transportation essential for tourism industry development: Union Hotels and Tourism Minister...UNHCR Resident Representative calls on Union I & P Minister...President U Thein Sein meets correspondents of Japanese News Agencies...President U Thein Sein concludes his visit to Japan...Myanmar, Malaysia to promote cooperation in science and technology...Yangon Region Chief Minister meets JICA resident representative and party...Union Defence Minister receives Major General Stephen D. Tom of USA Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command and party...Yangon University of Foreign Languages Invitations for application of MA(EFL) Course...President U Thein Sein meets former Japanese prime ministers, MPs...President U Thein Sein meets ambassador, embassy staff, scholars in Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fulfill physical and emotional needs of infant through breastfeeding"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 26 April 2012
Date of publication: 26 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 21st day - Four questions raised and answered; one bill approved; report clarified and one bill submitted...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 20th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine State Chief Minister makes tours of inspection to Pauktaw Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Israeli President...More technologies and foreign investment from developed countries outside Mekong region needed - President U Thein Sein attends fourth Mekong-Japan Summit...Japan to cancel 60% of Myanmar’s debt to assist the country’s moves toward democracy...President U Thein Sein arrives Tokyo, Japan...President U Thein Sein receives Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association and party...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic and party...ASEAN welcomes EU suspension of sanctions on Myanmar...Canada drops non-military sanctions on Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Italian delegation...Union Minister receives UNHCR resident rep, French ambassador...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Resident Representative of UNHCR...President U Thein Sein receives Italian FM and party...President U Thein Sein attends tea party hosted by Japanese Emperor...President U Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein attends luncheon hosted by Keidanren, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham stresses the need to bring dignity to nation at SEA Games - Leading committee meeting for preparation of XXVII SEA Games held...Union Minister for Finance and Revenue receives Italian delegation...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel...Rail Minister receives Italian guests...H & T Dy Minister receives guests...Myanmar ready to open new chapter in friendly relations with Japan: President U Thein Sein - Japan supports Myanmar’s reform process: Japanese PM Mr Yoshihiko Noda...President U Thein Sein arrives back from Mekong-Japan Summit and official goodwill visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "We are able"
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various sources via "BurmaNet News"
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 25 April 2012
Date of publication: 25 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 27th day Messages put on record, reports discussed...Pyithu Hluttaw Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission meets...Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 20th day - Three questions answered, one proposal discussed, one bill submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant Day Temperatures (24-4-2012)...Union A&I Minister inspects Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations...Tasks of Bhamo, Myitkyina, Putao Airports inspected...Ywadaw Village gets school building...Progress of roads, bridges in Ayeyawady Region inspected...Low-cost mobile SIM cards in service across the country on 3 May...Seminar on National Education Promotion continues for second day...Union CPT Minister visits newly-opened GSM mobile phone stations...Regional development tasks inspected in Sagaing Region...Road sections in Shan State inspected...Outstanding student honoured in Hsinbyukyun...No. 2 Myitta Bridge commissioned in Shwepyitha Township...Aunglan Township gets new rural library...PRIZE AWARDED: [photo]...RESPECTS PAID: [photo]...BOOKS DONATED: [photo]...MLF invites donations of cash, books...Eradication of illegal timber extraction talked in Yaksawk...Thongwa pays respects to older persons...Respects paid to older persons in Insein..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister receives Swiss Assistant State Secretary for Asia and Pacific...ADB to provide aids in Myanmar environmental conservation...UN chief announces upcoming visit to Myanmar...EU decides to lift most sanctions against Myanmar...Japan writes off over $3.6 b debt of Myanmar...Dy FM receives Assistant State Secretary of Switzerland...Sports official leaves for Oman...Siam Commercial Bank to cooperate Myanmar banks...Union I&P Minister receives UNFPA resident representative..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard, work smart"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 24 April 2012
Date of publication: 24 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 19th day - Affirmation of office taken, three questions answered, one new proposal submitted and informed to Hluttaw...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 19th day - Seven questions answered, two new proposals submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant Day Temperatures (23-4-2012)...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (23-4-2012)...Educators meet to promote national education standard...Myanmar families perform meritorious deeds at Lingguang Temple...Village road extended in Mawlu...Workshop on Broadcast Media Regulation held...Union Cooperatives and L&F Minister meets villagers in Lewe Tsp...Dy Construction Minister inspects maintenance of bridges...Construction of road sections inspected...Yangon Mayor views construction of roads, bridges...Respects paid to older persons in South Okkalapa Township...Health care services provided to children, expectant mothers...CASH DONATED [photo]...Chanmya Marlar Railway Overpass reopened for under three tons vehicles...Over 1000 feet deep tube-well successfully sunk in Taungdwingyi...28-Buddha Images conveyed round Shwegyin...Greening tasks undertaken at ancient lake in Yedashe Township...Choral dancing troupes awarded in Yangon North District...Hole-in-one..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Cooperatives and for L&F receives Israeli Ambassador...Union EC&F Minister receives UNCCD and Global Mechanism personnel...Chinese national acrobatic team to visit Myanmar...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann holds talks with Swiss Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Beat Nobs...Union Minister looks into Beech-1900D airplane...Myanmar, Israel to cooperate in higher education..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar foreseeing tourism explosion"..... ARTICLES: "Summer break" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila)..."Advanced stadiums under construction in Nay Pyi Taw" Article: Myint Maung Soe; Photo: Thiha (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 23 April 2012
Date of publication: 23 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 39 Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives substituted...20 Defence Services Personnel Amyotha Hluttaw Representatives substituted...New school buildings extended in Thandaunggyi...ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: [photo]...Cash and kind donated to Shwebo Youth Development Centre...Vehicle donated to Thilawa Social Association...MLF invites donation of cash, books...VEHICLES UNDER SURPRISED CHECKED: [photo]...Palethwe hybrid paddy grown in irrigated area...Union Electric Power No.2 Minister visits Ahlon Power Plant, Ahlon Power Station...Kachin State Government provides peace-loving KIA members with cash assistance...Gold panning enjoys an unprecedented boom...Kyeeni Lake contributing to evergreen status in Yamethin...Two pieces of tusks seized from express bus...Trust-fund set up for maintenance of pagoda, monastery...FREE EYECARE GIVEN: [photo]...Talks on traffic rules given to local vehicle owners, drivers...Ye Zarni Library, Pre-Primary School opened in Paungde...Trucks, express buses rund (sic) at night due to high temperature...Respects paid to the aged in Insein Township...Union Construction Minister meets staff...Cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy demonstrated...Calculation tables issued to pay BOT bridge tolls at a set rate..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Sports federations meet to prepare for XXVII SEA Games...China’s top political advisor vows more cooperation with ASEAN countries...Labutta District clinches title in international boxing championship..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve waste collection system"..... ARTICLE: "Towards modern, developed country" By T.S. (NLM)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 22 April 2012
Date of publication: 22 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture attends merit-sharing ceremony for 19 renovated Thudhamma Rest Houses in Mandalay...Respects paid to older persons in Taunggyi...Mine blast kills one in Muse...Self-reliant concrete roads commissioned in Mawlamyinegyun...Htao-Saisichauk Road put into service in Thantlang Township...Storm victims in Ywangan, Pindaya townships get cash assistance...WORLD TB DAY MARKED: [photo]...Cash assistance provided to bus line committees, owners, workers...Respects paid to the aged in Indaw Township...Fire breaks out in Shwelaung Village of Wakema...May I help You...Bridge on Mandalay-Myitkyina Road at Mawlu repaired...People educated to systematically throw garbage in Bago...Shwe Creek Bridge No 1 under construction...READING HABIT RAISED [photo]...South Okkalapa Township gets new library...Bridges on island ringroad inspected in Manaung Township...Plan under way to build suspension bridge across tributary of river...Crime reduction talk given in Htantabin Township...FISH RELEASED: [photo]...Respects paid to the aged in Sangyoung Township...Reforms of taxation clarified in Kawlin...GSM mobile phones worth K 200,000 on sales in Mandalay...Members of MCWSC, WAO donate blood...Respects paid to older persons, fish released in Hpa-an...Significant Day Temperatures (21-4-2012)...Exams to be held for IT development..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar energy delegation visits Belarus...U Tint Swe concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Romania...Myanmar weightlifting delegation leaves for ROK..... "PERSPECTIVES": "New Year’s resolution" [re peace] ARTICLE: "Value-added crops help farmers get increased income" Byline: Pe Htun Zaw (Yesagyo) Photos: Pe Htun Lu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 21 April 2012
Date of publication: 21 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend second communal ordination, novitiation ceremony in Zabuthiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Union A&I Minister inspects irrigation water system...Union Religious Affairs Minister carries out religious tasks...Sagaing Region Chief Minister meets local farmers...Dy Construction Minister inspects Laylu Bridge, roads...Parittas recited, cash donated to aged war veterans...Accountancy courses on 29 April...Paritta recited over Nay Pyi Taw and its environs...Bago Region Chief Minister attends respect-paying ceremony...42 KIA members exchange arms for peace...Regional development tasks inspected...Union Minister on inspection tour of main power sub-stations...Mon State Chief Minister inspects development undertakings in Mudon...Deputy L&F Minister inspects fish breeding camp...Development of libraries undertaken in Sittway Township...CULTIVATION DEMONSTRATED [photo]...Wetlet Township gets village library...CASH DONATED TO HOSPITAL [photo]...MIDWIFERY COURSE CONCLUDES [photo]...Wundwin fire leaves 11 people homeless...Bus line launched in Taunggyi...LIBRARY OPENED: [photo]...Basic first-aid course concludes in Hsahmaw of Mogaung Township...Hluttaw representatives informed to contact Hluttaw Office in Nay Pyi Taw, not later than 22 April...Significant Day Temperature (20-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MOC General Secretary meets athletes, instructors...MOC delegation arrives back from Russia...Lt-Gen Thet Naing Win and party back from Malaysia...UMFCCI representatives leave for Cambodia...Myanmar, Thai entrepreneurs DISTRICT NEWS to hold economic talks...President U Thein Sein leaves for Japan to attend 4th Japan-Mekong Summit, to pay goodwill visit to Japan...Myanmar women’s volleyball team leaves for Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Display anger in an appropriate way"..... ARTICLE: "7 days in tranquility" By TKK
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" from 16 to 20 April 2012
Date of publication: 20 April 2012
Description/subject: "The New Light of Myanmar" was not published between 16 and 20 April, on account of Thingyan
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 15 April 2012
Date of publication: 15 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win enjoy Myanmar Traditional Cultural Maha Thingyan Festival...Union A & I Minister visits Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations...Yangon Region Chief Minister inspects Pyidawtha rural housing project...Taninthayi Region Myanma Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival Central Pandal opens...Insein Township observes World TB Day 2012...Photos capturing scenes on Maha Thingyan Akyat Day...Kyaukdaga Township Association (Yangon) opens office...Loans disbursed to agriculture and livestock breeding entrepreneurs...Changes of taxation system clarified in Sagaing Region...MLF invites donations of cash, books...Chin State Chief Minister opens new earth roads, hostels...Mandalay Maha Thingyan continues on a grand scale...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister partakes in Maha Thingyan...NyaungU District Maha Thingyan Festival Central Pandal opened...Thingyan festive spirits influence Maha Thingyan Akyat Day...Sabagyi Library put into service in Momauk Township...Outstanding bus workers awarded in Yangon East District...Citizenship cards issued in Taikkyi Township...CASH DONATED: [photo]...PRIZES AWARDED [photo]...Communal ordination, novitiation held...Reforms of tax collection system clarified in Mawlamyinegyun...New library building put into service in Kangyidaunt...Nay Pyi Taw Maha Thingyan filled with lively entertainment..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Diplomats participate in Myanmar Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a new great year"..... ARTICLE: "What we call it Thingyan: The big screen" Nathan
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB; 3.4MB - higher res)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs13/NLM2012-04-15-red.pdf
Date of entry/update: 15 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 14 April 2012
Date of publication: 14 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon joyfully participate in Nay Pyi Taw Maha Thingyan Festival...Taunggyi Maha Thingyan opened...Mon State opens Maha Thingyan Festival...Mandalay Maha Thingyan Festival crowded with revellers...Bago Region Chief Minister attends Maha Thingyan opening ceremony...News photos depicting celebrations of Myanmar people far and wide the country on Maha Thingyan Akya Day...Maha Thingyan water throwing pandal opened...Students rehearse entertainment at Mdy Mayor’s Pandal...Maha Thingyan Festival opened in Dalla...Kachin State Maha Thingyan Festival opened...Rakhine State Maha Thingyan Fragrance Grinding Contest and Central Pandal opened...Sagaing Region’s Thingyan Festival opened...Magway Region Chief Minister attends Maha Thingyan Festival...Thingyan enthusiasts enjoy Thingyan festival on Maha Thingyan Akya Day...Sagaing Region Chief Minister oversees regional development tasks...Ayeyawady Region Maha Thingyan Central Pandal opened...Safety for danger of fire, electricity checked in Okkan...MCDC not allows shops of vendors on roads in Thingyan Festival...Alinyaung Library opened in Mingaladon Township...RURAL HEALTH FACILITY OPENED [photo]...Insein Township WJA donates books to Kyaikto, Mawlamyine Township WJAs...Aleinma Library opened in Gangaw...Strong winds destroy houses, buildings in Myogyi of Ywangan Township...Tomb of Mayor of Kawlin Maha Minkhaung Anawrahta Shwehlanbo maintained...CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED: [photo]...Environmental conservation talked (sic) in Lashio Township...Nay Pyi Taw in festive mood, people celebrate water festival in Nay Pyi Taw Maha Thingyan for 2012..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives British Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. David Cameron...British Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. David Cameron arrives Yangon...British Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Mr. David Cameron arrives in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "More pious deeds than fun"..... ARTICLE: "The Thingyan Days I Would Always Remember" Hpone Thant
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB - low res; 3.1MB - higher res_)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs13/NLM2012-04-14-red.pdf
Date of entry/update: 15 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 13 April 2012
Date of publication: 13 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw Mayor’s Maha Thingyan Pandal opened...Revellers urged not to splash water on postmen in uniform...Perpetuation of peace discussed with KNU - Union level peace-making group holds talks with New Mon State Party...MWAF emphasizes social welfare tasks in Chin State...Photos capturing images of Myanmar Traditional Maha Thingyan Akyo Day...Kawlin plans to organize Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival on grander scale...Thuta Yadana Library opened in Thongwa Township...Taxation over salary clarified...Natural hutching of golden Hamilton’s Carps demonstrated...Strong winds, heavy rains hit Sagaing...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends Yangon Mayor’s Maha Thingyan Pandal opening ceremony...Myanmar Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival 1373 ME observed in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon, Mandalay on Maha Thingyan Akyo Day...Kachin State Chief Minister tees off golf tourney, inspects water throwing pandals in Myitkyina...Union A&I Minister inspects plantations at Shwedaung agricultural research farm...Water throwing pandals in Nay Pyi Taw Hotel Zone opened...Shwelinban Industrial Zone fire put out 50 minutes later - Authorities call on people to speed up fire preventive measures...Two categories for English set for National Literary Awards...Nurturing of Palethwe hybrid paddy demonstrated in Mawlamyinegyun...MLF invites books, cash donations...Call centre kept open in Maha Thingyan Festival period...Title recipient Sayadaws honoured in Hsipaw...Rural Library opened in MachanbawTownship...Fire breaks out at Haymawun Market in South Okkalapa Township...Tatkon Township holds coord meeting on planning and implementing committee...Over 150 Maha Thingyan Pandals opened in Yangon...Mandalay Maha Thingyan Festival and Mayor’s Pandal opened...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-4-2012)...Sky Net, Mandalay FM to broadcast live entertainment..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MES Vice-Chairman leaves for Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Private sector contribution"..... ARTICLE: "What we call it Thingyan: Beyond the bottle" by Nathan
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB - low res; 3MB, high res))
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs13/134newsn-red.pdf
Date of entry/update: 13 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 12 April 2012
Date of publication: 12 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Functions of Thaphanseik Dam inspected...Kayin National Union (KNU) opens Liaison Office for Myeik/Dawei District, Brigade-4...Water supply tasks inspected in Taunggyi...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister views pollination of Palethwe paddy...Bago Region Chief Minister receives Consultant of UMFCCI...Region Chief Minister attends opening ceremonies of new streets in Yangon...Dawei District team emerges champions in Minister’s shield soccer tournament...Cash donated to second lift of Kyaikthanlan Pagoda...Free clinic opened in Pyawbwe Township for public health care services...Reading habit raised in Bhamo...Mobile radio station launched in Bago...April showers contributes to cultivation in Yesagyo...GSM tower built in Yesagyo for better communications...MLF invites cash, books...Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival for KhinU...Vehicles under inspection for safety in Maha Thingyan period in Yesagyo...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Mawlu...Transformers installed in wards for sufficient supply of electricity in Mawlu of Indaw Township...Golden Hamilton’s Carp species being bred in cage in Shan State...Hailstones, strong winds hit Yedashe...Literary talks held for development of libraries...Sagaing Region peace-making group holds peace talks with NSCN (K)...Prizes awarded in kite beauty, kite contest...Strong earthquake jolts outside Myanmar...Tsunami warning lifted..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Science and Technology Minister receives Indian guests...Central Bank of Myanmar Governor meets Maybank’s [Malaysia] Vice President...MNSC Chairman Union Minister receives Thai guests...Progress of projects in MoU [with UN Habitat] clarified..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Happy Myanmar New Year!"..... ARTICLES: "Dams, sources of irrigation and potable water in Magway Region, boosting agricultural development" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Preparations made for enjoying Mandalay Maha Thingyan Festival Sein Sabei Phu, Crystal (Tawwin Diamond House) is under construction." Maung Maung Soe (Myitnge)..."We need to learn their [S. Koreans] ways" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 11 April 2012
Date of publication: 11 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union A & I Minister views demonstration of Palethwe hybrid paddy growing in Wetlet...Kayin National Union-KNU opens Liaison Office in Kyaukkyi of Toungoo District...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks...Union Education Minister looks into exam papers marking...Experts meet to fight poverty in Rakhine State...Basic Summer Sports Course concludes...YCDC MCWA branch donates cash to the aged...Mobile GSM tower comes online in Lawpita...Matters on microfinance institutions clarified...Yangon Region Chief Minister looks into development undertakings...L & F Ministry assigns project duties to departments...Golf tournament marks Maha Thingyan Festival...Boat race held at Poem Buddha Pujaniya in Ponnagyun...Hotel services courses wrap up...Mibamyitta Nanthan Creek Bridge commissioned into service in Mohnyin...Rural gravel road inaugurated in Ottwin...Concrete road for bicycles, motorcycles completed...Higher production of paddy discussed in Thanlyin Township...People satisfy fair supply of electricity in Bago...Mango cultivation extended in Mandalay Region...Day Care Centre for Aged Doctor opened...Self-reliant library opened in NyaungU Township...Pathein-Hinthada local train derails...Union H&T Minister meets Region/State in-charges...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (10-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UNFPA to cooperate in Myanmar’s development process...Dy Education Minister receives TCS Vice- Chairman...Myanmar and Thai entrepreneurs to meet on 25 April...UMFCCI officials receives Japanese guests...Myanmar youth golfers secure prizes in True Visions International Junior Golf C’ships..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s try to top HDI list"..... ARTICLES: "Yanpel Dam to help contribute to availability of irrigation water and drinking water and boosting agricultural production in Magway Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Taking fire preventive measures a matter of urgency in dry season" T.S. (NLM).....POEM: "A New Year Wish!"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 10 April 2012
Date of publication: 10 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (9-4-2012)...Union Minister urges government employees to show honesty...Union Education Minister inspects proposed construction site of new MUFL building...Shan State Chief Minister attends opening of concrete road...Talks on danger of fire given...MWEA holds annual general meeting...Union level peace making group hosts dinner in honour of KNU peace makers...Union Construction Minister inspects road and bridge works...Union Construction Minister inspects road and bridge works...Literary talks held in Loikaw...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Hlaingbwe...YCDC plans to supply water to townships in Thingyan...Strong winds destroy houses, buildings in Kyangin...Hailstones drop in Mandalay...Application to be submitted for taking water from Mandalay moat...MLF invites cash, books...TAXATION EXPLAINED [photo]...Fire preventive measures taken in Wakema...New building of library opened in Aunglan...Colour photo contest for Maha Thingyan on 16 April...Maha Thingyan Golden Cup Golf Tournament 11-14 April...Measles vaccination given to children in Ottwin...Fire preventive measures taken in Mandalay...TRAINNIG Fire preventive measures taken in Mandalay...COURSE CONCLUDES [photo]...New roads commissioned into service in Shwegu...Prizes awarded for raising reading habit...Summer basic baseball training course wraps up..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives US Senator Mr. James Henry Webb and party...Ambassador U Aye Khaing presents his Credentials to Nepalese President...U Tin Win appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Thailand...Deal signed for fiber cable network construction [ITHL, Singapore]...Myanmar delegation attends 126th IPU Assembly...Workshop on Myanmar-Thai freight business held...Members of Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs’ Association leave for Thailand...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives US Senator Mr. James Henry Webb and party...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint meets US Senator Mr. James Henry Webb and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do away with bribery and malpractices"..... ARTICLES: "Wunyu and Madae Dams built to help boost agricultural production in Magway Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Thingyan Melodies" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 9 April 2012
Date of publication: 09 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Water filtering tank, constructed by Tatmadaw and Yangon Region government, opened...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (8-4-2012)...230 KV Shwesaryan-Myaukpyin power grid, 230 KV 200 MVA Myaukpyin main power station commissioned into service...Specialists honoured for bring eye sights to patients...Yangon Mayor views development undertakings...Lake area, lake disciplines explained...Shan State (East) GADs meet...Basic English proficiency course concludes...Coord meeting on Yangon Region Maha Thingyan Festival held...Extension of GSM/UTMS mobile project coordinated...Shan State Women’s Affairs Organization meet...Wakema Township DAC opens inter-village gravel road...Vocational Training School concludes training course...Tapioca placed on 300 acres of farmlands...TRAINING COURSE CONCLUDES: The knitting course [photo]...MLF invites donations of cash, books...Model paddy plot harvested in Ngapudaw Township...PRIZES AWARDED: The first cultural course concluded - [photo]...New school shelter opened in Mawlamyinegyun Township...Rural library opened in Natmauk Township...CRIME REDUCTION TALKED (sic) [photo]...Kawlin Township raises reading habits...VACCINATION PROVIDED: Vaccination was given to expectant mothers and children under two years...[photo]...JFA donates footballs, equipment to Myanmar Football Federation...Bus lines to run during period of Maha Thingyan festival...Billiards clubs to take certificates...Zwegabin United FC honoured...Bank Holiday...Purified water supplied to prisoners in Shwebo...Htawpai Creek Bridge commissioned into service...Winners in sailing championship, MSF Chairman’s trophy golf competitions awarded...Dailies to be in circulation alternatively on New Year holidays..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and party arrive back from Uganda...Japanese ways to electricity explained...Japan, Myanmar sign agreement for language proficiency..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ignorance is worse"..... ARTICLES: "ThanUChauk Dam built to help boost agricultural production in Magway Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye...“A Maiden’s Treasure – Tha-na-kha” Khin Aye Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 8 April 2012
Date of publication: 08 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations, nurseries in Nay Pyi Taw...Environmental conservation talk held...9th MNSP Chairman’s Cup Men’s Hockey League concludes...Self-reliant gravel road inaugurated in Shwegu...Union A&I Minister attends meeting of heads of Region/State SLRDs...MEASLES VACCINATED (sic) [photo]...Antiphonal chant teams to enjoy Mandalay Maha Thingyan Festival...New library put into service in Kyaukme...Training courses conclude at Vocational Training School [Putao]...Reserved seats on highway buses for service personnel during Maha Thingyan period...Prevention against animal disease talked (sic)...Dead whale floats in sea near Palaw Township...Insein Township WJA donates books...Cash assistance for rice, uniform provided in Htantabin...Twantay Township gets new rural library...MLF invites donations of cash, books...MYANMA PORT AUTHORITY HOLIDAY NOTICE...Correct data, sown acreage inspected in Mawlamyinegyun...Answer for Yesterday’s Crossword Puzzle...Record setting swimming contests 24-26 April...Dailies to be in circulation alternatively on New Year holidays...Basic summer bowling sport course concludes...Man who handed over his antiques rewarded...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (7-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Defence Minister receives Cambodian delegation...Union EP-2 Minister, GEC Vice Chairman hold talks over gas power plants...Bangladeshi guests conclude visit...Resistance spread ‘compromising’ fight against malaria [incl. on Thailand-Burma border]...World Health Day marked...CBM Governor receives Joint General Manager of Mizuho Corporate Bank...Philippines Ambassador meets UMFCCI President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Say no to heart attack"..... ARTICLES: "Dams supplying irrigation water, drinking water, enhancing agricultural sector in Bago Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye...Myanmar hockey, a sport event to bring honour to the nation T.S. (NLM)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 7 April 2012
Date of publication: 07 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of First Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Deputy Ministers reshuffled...Vocational courses conclude in Thawuthti...MLF organizes donation ceremony...Generator launched for supply of electricity to rural area...RLDP [Rakhine League for Democracy Party] granted formation...Resolution, future tasks of MWAF AGM clarified...Press conference on Double Strong Cup, Sepak Takraw held...KNU holds peace talks with Union level peace-making group...KNU holds peace negotiation with Kayin State government...Shan State Chief Minister meets Palaung Self-Administered Zone Leading Body...Graduation Parade of 115th Intake of Defence Services (Army) Officers Training School held...Sagaing Region’s Myanma Traditional Thingyan Festival coordinated...Regional development tasks in Kachin State inspected...Rakhine State Peace Group, Rakhine State Liberation Party Peace-Making Group hold state-level peace talks...MCWA, WAO members give health care to the aged...Fire hazard lectured, fire drill exercised...Prizes awarded in Yangon Lifestyle Furniture Fair...Microfinance works knowledge shared...Union A&I Minister meets state/region ministers of agriculture and livestock breeding, farmers...Oxygen concentrators donated to station hospital in Yaksawk Township...Rules for taxation explained in Monywa...Wundwin Township opens village library...Myingyan Degree College holds extempore talks...MLF invites donations of cash, books from wellwishers...VETERINARY CLINIC OPENED: [photo]...FIRE DRILL EXERCISED [photo]...MEB in Rakhine State holds anniversary celebration...Insein Township WJA donates books...Age-wise measles vaccination 2012 explained...Bio-security of poultry farms inspected in Mans...Basic auxiliary fire fighting course concludes...READING HABIT RAISED [photo]...Two-storey building opened at School for Disabled Children...Hlawga Natural Park to be closed in Maha Thingyan days...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (6-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Vietnamese guests led by National Assembly Vice Chairman...Union Mines Minister receives Deputy Minister of Knowledge Economy and party...Myanmar-ROK Economic Delegation holds press conference...China calls for lifting of sanctions against Myanmar...France to urge EU sanctions easing for Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Vietnamese delegation led by National Assembly Vice Chairman...Myanmar-Korea Economic Cooperation Forum-2012 held in Nay Pyi Taw...Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives Vietnamese delegation led by National Assembly Vice Chairman...Union Health Minister receives General Electric Corporation Vice-Chairman...Experts meet to discuss nominating three Pyu city states to world heritage list...Pyithu Hluttaw Social Development Committee Chairman receives Swedish International Development Corporation Agency...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister receives MD of TPS WOODEN Industry [Malaysia]...President U Thein Sein receives Korean Deputy Minister of Knowledge Economy, businessmen..... "PERSPECTIVES": "At the expense of natural and human resources" [re ROK-Myanmar relations]..... ARTICLE: "Irrigation facilities built to help boost agricultural production in Bago Region" Archives: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 6 April 2012
Date of publication: 05 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Two-three digits illegal lottery documents seized...Kawhmu Township raises reading habit, organizes book donation...Thingangyun Township observes World TB Day...Tube-well launched in Htantabin Township...Vaccination of measles for children clarified...Insein Township raises reading habit...Citizenship scrutiny cards handed over...Medical checkups given to staff of MCDC...Fire destroys three houses, leaving 20 people homeless in Mogaung...Mandalay dwellers urged to systematically throw garbage...Quality of rice processing, storage talked...CSC ISSUED [photo]...Rowers take part in boat race in Kyonmange River...MLF invites donations of cash, books...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (5-4-2012)...MLF donates books to village libraries..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends 20th ASEAN Summit (Retreat)...President U Thein Sein attends closing of 20th ASEAN Summit...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan attends 7th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting...Financial, investment restrictions to be eased on Myanmar ("US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces the easing of sanctions.")...President U Thein Sein meets press in Cambodia...Union Construction Minister meets Thai Transport Minister...Production sharing contract signed...Dy Foreign Affairs Minister participates in ASEAN Awareness Forum in Rome...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Vietnamese National Assembly Vice-Chairman...US Embassy officials call on Union Election Commission Chairman...Amyotha Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman receives UNDP official...Vice-Chairman of Vietnamese National Assembly arrives in Yangon...Hand-on training on reserve money targeting and liquidity forecasting for CBM concludes...President U Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni...President U Thein Sein arrives back Nay Pyi Taw after attending 20th ASEAN Summit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s bring down poverty rate!"..... ARTICLES: "Wahkadok water supporting dam and Yenwe diversion weir, helping boost agricultural production in Bago Region" Archives: Maung Nyein Aye..."Flower and football" by Nathan
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 5 April 2012
Date of publication: 05 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Books donated to ward and village libraries...A & I Ministry holds annual coordination meeting on researches...Coord meeting held for disaster risk reduction work plan...Reading contest raises reading habit of rural people in Tachilek...Football finals of MEMEA wraps up...YCDC keeps garbage bins on Inya bund...Fruit and flowery arrangement course concludes...Prizes awarded in reading skill contest...Dagon Myothit (South) gets new self-reliant library...Township level age-wise measles vaccination coordinated...Mr and Miss Summer Contests 8 April...Fuel stations to be opened in Thingyan...MLF invites donations of cash, books...Cash donated to religious examination..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends opening of 20th ASEAN Summit, 45th Anniversary of ASEAN...UEC Chairman receives delegation of European Union Headquarters...Committee for smooth entrance of foreign tourists meets for e-visa system...Attorney-General of the Union receives NY Legal Partners, LPC Advocate of Japan...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador...Press Release [foreigners can bring in up to US$10,000 without declaration]...10th Customs Capacity Building Working Group Meeting held...Southeast Asian leaders ask Western countries to lift Myanmar sanctions after successful polls...President U Thein Sein attends meeting between ASEAN Heads of State/Government and ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, informal meetings between ASEAN leaders and representatives of ASEAN public organizations, and between ASEAN leaders and youth delegates...Alternate ASEAN Chairman issues statement at 20th ASEAN Summit...President U Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen and wife...President U Thein Sein arrives in Phnom Penh of Cambodia...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker attends AIPA meeting...Narrowing Development Gap should be one of main tasks to be implemented by ASEAN - President U Thein Sein attends 20th ASEAN Summit Plenary Session...President U Thein Sein arrives back from Cambodia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The right job at the right moment" [reforms]..... ARTICLE: "Swachaung Dam and Nagapauk Sluice Gate contributing to agricultural development in Bago Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 4 April 2012
Date of publication: 04 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Special session of first Rakhine State Hluttaw continues for third day.....BY-ELECTION RESULTS: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. 20/2012 12th Waxing of Tagu, 1373 ME (3 April, 2012) Names of Pyithu Hluttaw representatives announced...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. 21/2012 12th Waxing of Tagu, 1373 ME (3 April, 2012) Names of Amyotha Hluttaw representatives announced..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw Maha Thingyan Festival Organizing Committee meets...Coordination meeting for Comprehensive Education Sector Review held...Dy Construction Minister inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Malun)...Renovated school buildings put into service...MFF invites its partner association to attend AGM...Directorate of Transport Administration sets registration fees for imported vehicles...Livestock breeding development tasks coordinated in Sagaing Region...Cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy strain educated to farmers...Experiences in region Hluttaw recounted...Health knowledge, anti-human trafficking disseminated...Age-wise measles vaccination 2012 talked in Singu...Microfinance works clarified in Magway...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects Thaphanseik Dam, hydropower generation...Self-reliant generator launched in Falam...Bago Region Chief Minister views process of free medical treatment for eye patients...First Under-23 Men’s Futsal Tournament to commence on 2 April in Mandalay...Thongwa Township facilitated with YaungchiU library...Yangon Mayor’s Maha Thingyan Pandal to present newer entertainments...Free health care given to villages in Indaw Township...Water throwing pandals allowed at 44 places in Maha Thingyan Festival...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to eligible people in Kyauktan Township...Rules of microfinance clarified in Letpadan...MR to run Nay Pyi Taw-Yangon and Yangon-Mandalay special up/down trains in Thingyan...Myanmar Traditional Kite Beauty and Kite Contest kicks off...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (3-4-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Energy Minister receives foreign guests...Union Minister meets General Secretary of World View International Foundation...Participation of many parties in Myanmar by-elections “significant step” - Ban Ki-moon...ASEAN sees Myanmar by-elections as road to regional, global integration...Union Mines Minister receives North Petro-Chem Corporation of China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the years beyond 2025".....ARTICLES: "Sluice gate and dam supplying irrigation water to farmlands for agriculture development in Bago Region" Archive: Maung Nyien Aye..."Thingyan fever" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 3 April 2012
Date of publication: 03 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Special session of first Rakhine State Hluttaw continues..... BY-ELECTION RESULTS: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. 18/2012 11th Waxing of Tagu, 1373 ME (2 April, 2012) Announcement of names of Amyotha Hluttaw Representatives...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No. 19/2012 11th Waxing of Tagu, 1373 ME (2 April, 2012) Announcement of names of Region Hluttaw Representatives...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement No.17/2012 11th Waxing of Tagu, 1373 ME (2 April, 2012) Names of Pyithu Hluttaw representatives announced..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Education and Training Department concludes special courses...Union A & I Minister visits Palethwe hybrid modern paddy farms in Pyinmana Township...Pyinnya Tazaung observes its 60th Anniversary...BLOOD DONATED: [photo]...Installation of GSM-UMTS system launched in Kyaukse...Workshop on Inlay Lake Conservation Project held...Union I & P Minister calls for success of Moe Pwint-3 Plan...Hoisting golden umbrella atop Gandakuti Chamber...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends hospital opening ceremonies in Monywa...Raising reading habit, book donations held in Lashio...Students take scholarship exams...Publications donated for village libraries in Myeik District...Taxation matters clarified in Chin State...Damaged medicines, foodstuffs, cosmetics destroyed in Mandalay...Stake driven for construction of village library in Ponnagyun...Maungdee Creek Bridge commissioned into service in Labutta...Children injected measles vaccine in Toungoo...Thanlyin Township observes World TB Day 2012...New executives elected at Artistes and Artisans Asiayon...Labutta launches age-wise measles vaccination...Second mass sports activity trophy handed over...Loans disbursed to needy people in Hlinethaya...Prizes awarded to winners in essay, poem, extempore talks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for Cambodia to attend 20th ASEAN Summit...CBM announces adoption of Managed Floating Exchange Rate regime...OG specialists leave for Malaysia to attend training course, workshop...Union I & P Minister calls for success of Moe Pwint-3 Plan...44th SEAFDEC Council Meeting kicks off...Dy EP-1 Minister attends international water resources conference in Thailand...Commander-in-Chief (Air) General Myat Hein warmly welcomes Chief of the Air Staff of Bangladesh...Vice-Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chief of the Air Staff of the Bangladesh Air Force..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Develop receptive skills first"..... ARTICLES: "Dams and reservoirs supplying potable and irrigation water to local national people in Mon State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Myanma Tea Culture" By TKK
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 2 April 2012
Date of publication: 02 April 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: By-election 2012 held in Nay Pyi Taw, regions, states...Prizes awarded in raising reading habit...Special Refresher Course No. 20 for lecturers concludes...Summer sports courses of Kachin State wraps up...Townships in Mandalay Region hold by-elections...Men’s hockey tourney continues...By-elections take place in Sagaing, Taninthayi, Bago, Magway, Ayeyawady, Mon, Shan...Prizes awarded to readers...16 organizations permitted to run microcredit union...Shan State Chief Minister meets departmental officials, townselders in Kunlong, Hopang...General Banking Services Course No. 2 concludes...Improvement of Myanmar football standard discussed...Traffic rules for pedestrians, vehicles talked...Certificates given to monks who passed religious exams in Kangyidaunt...Moe Pwint-2 Plan implemented in Dagon Myothit (North) Township...Raising reading habit organized in Hlegu Township...Measles vaccine given to children in Hlinethaya...CASH FOR MEALS DONATED [photo]... MLF invites donations of cash, books...Diplomats, international observers, correspondents study balloting and vote counting in Yangon Region...Outstanding bus line staff awarded...Lunge Arman Library opened in Kyauktan Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UMFCCI, UNDP to cooperate in development of agriculture, trade...Diplomats, international observers, correspondents study balloting and vote counting in Yangon Region..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Be proud to be a taxpayer"..... ARTICLE: "Dams and reservoirs for supplying potable and irrigation water to local national people in Kayin and Kayah States" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 1 April 2012
Date of publication: 01 April 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of first Kayin State Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyinnya Alin Library put into service...Significant night temperatures (31-3-2012)...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (31-3-2012)...Diplomats, observers, reporters from news agencies to visit and study constituencies...Microfinance loans disbursed to four villages in NyaungU District... on by-election day...First Anniversary of Pa-O Self- Administered Zone marked in Hopong...Prizes awarded to winners in developing reading habit...Falam Township gets new village library...Nay Pyi Taw staff quarters farm awards presented...Contracts signed to purchase bridge frames, related equipment...Special refresher course No.17 for faculty members concludes at CICS (Upper Myanmar)...Pale-Gangaw gravel road upgraded with tarmacking...Bahan Township WAO holds Annual General Meeting...Golf tournament to hail Maha Thingyan festival...Books donated to village library in Kengtung...CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED: [photo]...Myanmar Hoteliers Association holds AGM...World TB Day 2012 observed in Yangon North District...MLF invites cash, books...Loans disbursed to needy people in Shwepyitha...Loans disbursed to local people in Insein Township...Fire breaks out in Hsipaw...Best bus lines in work competitiveness contest honoured...Use of fire extinguishers demonstrated...Boosting production of crops discussed in Hsipaw Township...Coconut high demand in market in Yangon...Palethwe paddy model plot harvested in Kyaiklat...Advance, basic survey courses conclude...Certificates of religious examination presented...ANTI-MEASLES CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED [photo]...Weather forecast for 1st April, 2012...Cash assistance provided to war veterans...Domestic science course concludes...Summer swimming, Wushu courses conclude..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint and party leave for Cambodia to attend 20th ASEAN Summit...Diplomats, observers, reporters from news agencies to visit and study constituencies on by-election day...UMFCCI President, Vice-Presidents to attend 2nd ASEAN-EU Summit...Union EC&F Minister receives foreign guests...UEC Chairman receives Asia and the Pacific Division Department of Political Affairs Director and party of UN Mission..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Be of service to the people"..... ARTICLES: "Dams and reservoirs distributing potable and irrigation water in Kachin and Shan States" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Preservation, Participation and Promotion of Public Awareness on ICH in Myanmar" Nanda Hmun, Ministry of Culture (continued from yesterday)..."Bracing for the changing season" MTH (NPE)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 April 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 31 March 2012
Date of publication: 31 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Outstanding athletes honoured...Scholarship examinations inspected in Nay Pyi Taw...Stake driven for construction of garment factory in Pathein...UDNR graduates in Kayah State meet at get-together...Dy A&I Minister meets trainees of regions and states...Books donated to raise reading habit...Courses of Education & Training Dept of Border Affairs Ministry conclude...Danger of fire talked at Sugar Mill (Dahatgon)...Crime reduction educated in Yebyu...Anti-measles campaign talked in Thandaunggyi...ANTI-MEASLES VACCINATED [photo]...Age-wise anti-measles vaccination talked...Control of avian influenza talked in Myingyan...CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photo]...Newly-opened Yezin People’s Hospital handed over...UEC member meets Shan State (North), district, township subcommissions...Constitutional Tribunal of the Union delivers final verdicts...Ordination, novitiation held at BED-3 for third time...Kyonpyaw facilitated with newly-repaved Hninzi Road...Winners awarded in ABC National Women’s Poll 8-ball Championship...Children injected measles vaccination...Cash donated to construction of Dhammayon...Blue cross course commences in Kyain-seikkyi...Undisciplined throwing of cheroot incinerates logs worth US$ 5 million...Age-wise measles vaccination campaign launched in Lashio...First hole-in-one woman golfer emerges at Monywa Golf Club...Kyeeohn Kyeewa Dam could irrigate 96,000 acres of farmland and generate 74-megawatt electricity, satisfying somewhat to power demand of the nation..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Director of Federal Drug Control Service of Russian Federation...Myanmar men’s tennis team leaves for Vietnam...Myanmar, Russia to cooperate in narcotic drug control...Director of Federal Drug Control Service of Russia calls on Dy FM...Union Defence Minister receives Director of Federal Drug Control Service of Russia...Bago Region Chief Minister receives personnel of 7 Seeds International Co Ltd...Mdy CCI members leave for India...Students must be prepared to become medical experts when foreign countries come to open their hospitals and universities in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Navigators" ["Our democratization process has been opening up..."]..... ARTICLES: "Dams providing irrigation and drinking water for locals in Rakhine State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Preservation, Participation and Promotion of Public Awareness on ICH [Intangible Cultural Heritage] in Myanmar" Nanda Hmun, Ministry of Culture
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 30 March 2012
Date of publication: 30 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New roads opened in Myitkyina...Workshop on anti-human trafficking held...Yangon Region Election Subcommission Chairman meets candidates...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends opening of asphalt concrete road...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Development tasks inspected in Sagaing Region...Efforts for ancient cities to be included in world ancient cultural heritages need to be made in accordance with the national policy of State and principle of UNESCO...Dy Construction Minister looks into maintenance of roads...Global Education Show 2012 launched...Children provided measles vaccination in Taikkyi Township...Crime reduction talks given in Nyaunglebin...Mini-marathon and track & field contests organized...KENBO Junior Golf Championship wraps up...Farmers who fully repaid agricultural loans honoured...Myanmar CP Open Tennis Championships wraps up...Cash donated to funds for meals of examinee monks...Dangers of electricity, fire talked in Mingaladon Township...Women’s discussions organized by Bago Region WAO...Vocational training courses conclude in Muse...Summer cultural course 25 April-4 May...Plan to honour monks who passed Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Examination...Hluttaw candidates to submit lists of election expenses..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Delegation led by Amyotha Hluttaw Dy Speaker leaves for Uganda...Briefing held for diplomats of embassies based in Myanmar and abroad and representatives invited to observe 1st April by-election...U Nyunt Hlaing presents his Credentials to ROK President...U Kyaw Zwar Minn presents his Credentials to Co-Prince of Andorra...Union Health Minister receives foreign guests...Union H&T and Sports Minister receives Executive Director of Beijing-based Company Introduction HA HA Group...Union Attorney-General receives UNDP officials...Efforts for ancient cities to be included in world ancient cultural heritages need to be made in accordance with the national policy of State and principle of UNESCO...Union Mines Minister meets Chinese, Singaporean businessmen...UMFCCI President meets Belarusian Dy Industry Minister...Norwegian Ambassador and party meet UMFCCI officials...Goodwill delegation led by Malaysian Prime Minister and wife heads home..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The future of the rice bowl"..... ARTICLE: "Dams and reservoirs providing national races people in Shan State with both irrigation water and drinking water" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 29 March 2012
Date of publication: 29 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Meeting (1/2012) of Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control held...Review on National Forestry Master Plan workshop held...Health knowledge disseminated in Kyimyindine Township...Planning and Implementation course (4/2012) (Officer Level) concludes...Prize-presenting ceremony of inter-club cricket tournament held...UMFCCI to hold educative talks...It is vital important for country that representatives put forward people's desires to Hluttaw as questions, proposals, bills and laws...Constitutional Tribunal of the State delivers final verdicts...Dawei University of Computer Studies collectively donates blood...Football tournaments for rural people held in Dedaye Township...Wakema Township gets rural library...Eugenia plantations thriving in Yedashe on commercial scale...Environmental journalism course for new generation journalists 7 May-9 June...Cash donated to war veterans...Tasks of microfinance institutions clarified in Thayawady...APBCC inspects safety of gas cylinders, pipelines at NVGs...ROAD COMMISSIONED [photo]...Light truck turns over on Htonbo- Myitnge shortcut...Sports competitions of Tabaung Festival held in Pindaya..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win warmly welcome Malaysian Prime Minister, wife and party...President U Thein Sein receives Malaysian Prime Minister...Union Minister receives German human rights commissioner and ICRC rep...Country Director of Norwegian Refugee Council calls on Union I&P Minister...Malaysian PM, wife and party arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Sports Minister meets Chinese, Japanese guests...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister receives Chairman of Tanzania-based company...Dy Culture Minister receives German Ambassador...Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid of Germany calls on Deputy FM...Myanmar and Malaysia issue joint Statement...Daw Khin Khin Win meets wife of Malaysian Prime Minister and party...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid of Germany...Malaysian PM’s visit, trip in recognition of Myanmar’s political, economic and social reforms and its bid for democracy - Myanmar President U Thein Sein... Emphasis is placed on mutual relations, establishment of joint commission, cooperation in the sectors of trade and investment, energy, education, banking, livestock and fisheries, agriculture, tourism and sports - Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Mindset surgery"..... ARTICLE: "Health infrastructures in Yangon Region, providing health care to people" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 28 March 2012
Date of publication: 28 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: To possess high defence power, State, people & Tatmadaw will have to join hands - Tatmadaw will actively participate in building industrialized state...Free clinic opens in Mawlamyinegyun...Pet animals contest in Mandalay 24-25 May...Prize-presenting ceremony of 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade held...Dy F&R Minister clarifies taxation matters...C-in-C attends reception and dinner to mark 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Union EP-2 Minister attends opening of new school building...Satellite uplink and downlink services...Development undertakings inspected in Monywa...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends cash donation ceremony...Development undertakings inspected in Monywa...Anti-measles vaccination given to children in Gyobingauk...Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Free health care provided to rural people...Loans disbursed to members of cooperative society...Wheel tax levied at Advanced Zaygyo Complex, Yadanabon Market...Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed) facilitated with water purifier...Veterinary clinic put into service in Dedaye...Loans disbursed to members of cooperative society...MLF invites cash, books...Sittway marks World TB Day-2012...Self-reliant road put into service to mark 67th Armed Forces Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitae of Honorable Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia...U Myo Lwin presents Credentials to Sri Lankan President...U Kyaw Soe Win presents Credentials to Laotian President...Myanmar-China (Yunnan) Economic & Trade Cooperation Promotion launched...Changes to Myanmar’s Exchange Arrangements...Watermelon gets high prices as export product...According to international reaction, the fact that MNHRC is fifth national human rights institution in ASEAN has enhanced image of country..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work together for human resource development"..... ARTICLE: "Health infrastructures established to provide healthcare to national people in central Myanmar" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 27 March 2012
Date of publication: 27 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends inauguration of Paybin River Bridge on Pathein-Ngaputaw Road...Free dental and oral health provided for locals in Pobbathiri Township...1000 national race boys novitiated...Coord meeting of UEC chairman and Magway Region / Township election sub-commissions held...Collective measles immunization campaign-2012 launched...General Min Aung Hlaing attends extended broadcasting of MWD TV Channels of No. 2 Defence Services TV Broadcasting Unit...Union Minister meets local people from Yesagyo Township...Union EP-1 Minister inspects Kintar Hydropower Plant...Ayeyawady Region Government disburses loan to Wakema Township...Summer cultural course concludes in Insein Township...Free toilet service given at Yangon Zoo...Thingyan pandals under construction in Mandalay...Broom plants from Thandaung Township higher demand in Yangon...Free accountancy courses on 29 April...Multiplier health care course opened in NyaungU...Summer sports courses concludes...Lashio observes World TB Day...Pyinnyayeikmon self-reliant library opened..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MoU on shooting TV series under China-Myanmar cooperation inked...Yunnan Province Governor arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Korea Economic Cooperation Forum on 6 April...Thai-Myanmar border trade in Q1 likely to reach $277m...Yunnan Province Governor arrives in Mandalay...Union Transport Minister receives Director of Thailand-based RIMES...Yunnan Province Governor calls on Union Minister for Information and for Culture...President U Thein Sein receives Governor of Yunnan Province and party...Human resources development course for carbon emission opens..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Self-criticism"..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures providing health care to people in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."THE OPEN SEASON" BY BA THAN..... Honouring the 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day: "Tatmadaw born of the Union" Ko Myanmar...POEM: Victorious warriors of the nation
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 26 March 2012
Date of publication: 26 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: As the government has conducted rural development and poverty alleviation scheme which is topping agenda far and wide, it has promoted the role of private sector in rice sector reforms [speech by President, Pathein, 24 March]...- Guarantee purchase system has been introduced to make sure farmers earn deservedly after the harvest...obbathiri Township receiving free dental care...Men’s Hockey Tournament kicks off...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects tasks for ICT development...Veterinary clinic put into service...Fire preventive measures taken in Labutta Township...Sanpya library opened in Aungmyethazan Township...Free health care provided to rural people in Pyu...Age-wise measles vaccination clarified in Sittway...Talks on danger of fire given in Kalewa...TE truck turns over near Indagaw...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...Illegal two-digit lottery seller arrested...Age-wise measles vaccination explained in Kyaukse..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Bangladeshi President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Bangladeshi Prime Minister...President U Thein Sein meets staff of embassy and military attaché in Vientiane...Home Affairs Minister meets Laotian public security minister...President U Thein Sein pays homage to ancient Buddha Images in Vientiane...President U Thein Sein receives Lao-Myanmar Friendship Association Chairman...Laotian President hosts dinner to Myanmar President...President U Thein Sein arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...President U Thein Sein meets Laotian National Assembly President...Union FM sends message of felicitations to Bangladeshi Foreign Minister...Meeting on GSM/UMTS mobile extension held...I am glad to see Laos progressing day by day under good leadership of Laotian President and his government - President U Thein Sein...It is heartening that government is doing its best for more improvement of socio-economy of Myanmar people - Laotian President...President U Thein Sein meets Prime Minister of Lao PDR Mr Thongsing Thammavong..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A firm stance against fire"..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures in Ayeyawady Region turning out healthy and fit citizens" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye...Hailing the 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day: "Historical milestone" Kyaw Min Khaung...POEM: "Brave and outstanding soldiers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 25 March 2012
Date of publication: 25 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Magway Region Chief Minister meets personnel, local people...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister meets local people in Wakema...Age-wise measles vaccination 2012 launched in Rakhine State...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan addresses emergency meeting of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association...Final Match and prize presenting ceremony of Myanmar CP Open Tennis held...Writing test on knowledge about Buddhology on 8 April...Citizenship cards issued to people in Budalin Township...Certificates presented to trainees in mercantile deck officer course...Talk on age-wise vaccination of measles given...Linyaungchi Library opened in Chauk Township...Development of fresh water fish breeding undertaken...Firewood distributed to local people in Shwedaung...Crabs released into natural mangrove forest...Cash donated for cost of Moe Pwint-2 Plan...MLF invites donation for cash, books...Citizenship cards issued in Panglong..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates President of Hellenic Republic...Malaysian Prime Minister and wife to pay goodwill visit to Myanmar...His Majesty King of Cambodia extends warm welcome to President U Thein Sein...Health Ministry has been fighting TB with support of WHO and Stop TB Partnership and works have been on right track to meet UN Millennium Development Goals in 2015...President U Thein Sein arrives in Vientiane, Lao PDR...President U Thein Sein meets with staff and families of Myanmar Embassy and Military Attaché Office in Phnom Penh...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses World TB Day celebration...President U Thein Sein leaves Vietnam for paying goodwill visit to Cambodia...Union Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to the counterpart of Hellenic Republic...His Majesty King of Cambodia hosts dinner in honour of President U Thein Sein...President U Thein Sein holds talks with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen..... "PERSPECTIVES": "An encouraging sign" [on Burmese traditional medicine]..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures in Ayeyawady Region to provide local national people with health care service" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye...Hailing the 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day: "Tatmadaw with significant characteristics" Maung Mann Nyo...POEM: "Our Tatmadaw with four objectives"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 24 March 2012
Date of publication: 24 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 26th day...18th day session of Pyithu Hluttaw held - One proposal discussed, one bill approved and Hluttaw affairs clarified...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 18th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Untimely rainfall warning...UEC Chairman U Tin Aye meets sub-commissions of Shan State...Coordination meeting on planning and project implementation held...Myanma Women’s Affairs Federation’s annual meeting experience explained...UEC Chairman attends launching of Transformer Factory...Announcement on list of constituencies postponed for by-election...Global Education Show 2012 including; Health & Beauty 2012 kicks off...Process for citizenship scrutiny cards undertaken...MLF invites donation for cash, books...Fire drill practised as fire preventive activities in Hsipaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vietnamese President Mr Truong Tan Sang extends warm welcome to President U Thein Sein...Myanmar has high potentials in tourism sector investment - Myanmar President... Emergence of road transportation apart from air and sea transport will bring about better communication - SRV President...President U Thein Sein lays wreathes at National Heroes and Martyrs Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum...Automobile representatives of China to meet Myanmar businessmen...Union I&C Minister receives French delegation...Union Mines Minister meets delegation of Increvel Investment Group...Deputy Minister for Transport U Win Shein and wife being welcomed by Pakistani Ambassador to Myanmar [photo]...President U Thein Sein meets General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam...President U Thein Sein and party arrive in Hanoi of SRV...Vietnamese President hosts dinner to Myanmar President...President U Thein Sein meets staff, families of Myanmar embassy and the military attaché office...President U Thein Sein meets Chairman of National Assembly of SRV...Workshop on Developing Myanmar Bond Market commences...IT Seminar on DELL virtualization held...President U Thein Sein leads mission to further increase Myanmar-Vietnam trade volume - Vietnamese companies keen to implement proposed projects in agriculture, forestry, fish and meat sectors soonest...President U Thein Sein and party arrive back Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Value parental love"..... ARTICLES: Hailing the 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day: "Let me salute!"...POEM: "Glory of historic Tatmadaw" Kyaw Myo Naung....."Health infrastructures in Sagaing Region providing public healthcare services to local people" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 23 March 2012
Date of publication: 23 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 25th day - One question replied, one bill approved, one bill discussed...Kayah State Hluttaw holds its third-day third regular session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Sound foundations laid down" [on the Tatmadaw - excerpt from address delivered by the President at regular session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 30-3-2011]...Union Minister, Region Chief Minister inspect water supply works in Sittway... Region level measles vaccination campaign launched... Primary education schools upgraded in Myaing Township, Magway Region...Anti-measles campaign conducted in Mandalay Region...Second Seminar and Workshop on Measurement Standards in Myanmar held...Community-based TB control project launched in Pyawbwe...Talks on fire preventive measures held at Workshop of MTE...Bankers of illegal two-digit lottery arrested...Literary talks for uplifting life of disabled...ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION TALKED [photo]...Summer paddy harvested on model plot in Hpa-an...Newspapers, journals donated to basic education schools in Kawlin...Cash donated to library’s fun in Ottwin...Basic constable (women) course concludes...Fire preventive measures taken in Taikkyi Township...Shwekyaphyu bus line launched to run Tachilek-Kengtung-Taunggyi route...CULTURAL COURSE OPENED: [photo]...Extempore talks held in Wundwin...Indaw dwellers to enjoy water supply facility by the end of April...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Hsipaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Pakistani President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Pakistani Prime Minister...FM felicitates Pakistani counterpart...World Water Day marked...Dy H&T Minister meets Australian guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards higher rice production"..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures built in Mon and Kayah States to provide public healthcare services to local people" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye...Hailing the 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day - "From eternal peace to building modern patriotic Tatmadaw"...POEM: "The Benefactor": ["...Proclaiming itself in glory Myanmar of the present day Thanks to strong patriotism"]...67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Objectives National races have in hearts Image ever impressive All are accomplishments of Tatmadaw " Padaung Than Kywe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 22 March 2012
Date of publication: 22 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 24th day - One bill submitted, another approved, two bills put on record and one bill discussed...Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 17th day...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 17th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Hole-in One in Yangon Golf Club (Danyingone)...Citizenship Scrutiny Cards issued in Dagon Myothit (South and North)...Workers participate in skill contests...UEC Chairman meets State/district/township sub-commission members... Patheinthu Vessel capsizes, leaving 10 passengers dead...Taing Ayeya free clinic opened...Rakhine State Sasana Nuggaha Association puts up signboard...CSCs issued to eligible citizens in Mingaladon Township...Loans disbursed to vendors in Shwegyin...Cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy strain explained...Measles vaccination to be provided to children 22-31 March...Auction funds over K 32 million to Shwemawdaw Pagoda...Strict plan to prevent throwing of garbage into Hline River...Fire drills exercised at Wundwin Market...International Women’s Day observed in Mandalay...Talk on age-wise vaccination of measles given...Generator donated to Kyunsu..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives JICA Myanmar Office’s senior legal advisor...Union Education Minister receives officials of Johns Hopkins University, New York-based HESP...Director-General signs condolence book for demise of Pope Shenouda III...UMFCCI Vice-Presidents meet Norwegian Ambassador...MoU on Non-Project Grant Aid signed...Vice-Chairman of Jiangsu Province People’s Congress Standing Committee and party conclude visit...Laotian Public Works and Transport Minister visits Nay Pyi Taw, Bagan, Pakokku, Yangon...Union Mines Minister meets Board Director of Tasaki Shinju Co...Contract for purchase of materials for national grid and main sub-power stations projects signed [with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd]...44 women athletes actively taking part in 8-ball championship..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Right place"..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures built in Kayin State to cover public healthcare services to national races in the state" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Helping out the cursed waters" by Nathan [on the need to protect Inle and other lakes from tourism]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 21 March 2012
Date of publication: 21 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of first Taninthayi Region Hluttaw continues...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 23rd Day Session - Principle and basic factors of 2012 Union Budget Bill discussed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Planning and Implementation (Officer Level) Course opened...Officer refresher course conducted by INRD...UEC Chairman meets chairmen and members of sub-commissions...Union CPT Minister undertakes regional development tasks in Myaing Tsp...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister meets locals in Maubin Tsp...Dy Construction Minister inspects roads and bridges works...Development of fish breeding educated in Taikkyi Township...Bago Region WAO chair reach out to local Chin damsels...Shwe-U Min Pagoda festival held...EP-1 Minister inspects Yenwe Hydropower plant...Mon State Chief Minister meets local people in Kyaikto, Bilin, Thaton...Old bomb kills three workers in Mandalay...Kumudra Library gives services to local readers in Pyapon...HEALTH KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATED: [photo]...Shwegyin plans to conduct cultural course...Stake driven for construction of rural library in Machanbaw Township...Monastic education school building put into service in Madauk...Feedbacks invited to improve postal delivery system...Myanmar Job Fairs 2012 kicks off...Inter-village bridge rebuilt in Mawlu region...Thakayta Township issues citizenship scrutiny cards to eligible citizens...Educative traffic rules talked in Taunggyi...MLF invites donation for cash, books...Rural people in Kalay Township get easy access to reading...Summer cultural course commences in Kyauktan...Age-wise vaccination of measles to cover children the whole nation...Monyo Township gets new building of village library...GSM SIM cards sold in seven townships of Rakhine State...Illegal two-digit lottery seller seized in Wundwin...Follow-up news on fire...Meiktila plans to provide measles vaccination to children...Kyaungtawyar-Inndaung- Pwintbyu gravel road opened..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos to pay State visits...Plan on ASEAN Region Production and Raising Market Competitiveness discussed...Deputy H & T Minister receives Japanese guests...ESCAP transportation ministers meet in Bangkok...Conference on Media Development in Myanmar continues for second day...ASEAN integration workshop held in Nay Pyi Taw...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Chinese, Japanese guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee Chairman meets JICA judicial consultant..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Opportunity cost"..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures built in Chin and Shan States to provide health care services to national races in those regions" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Billows of Smoke" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila) [about tobacco]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 20 March 2012
Date of publication: 20 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 16th day...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 16th day Two bills approved...Third day’s session of the third regular meeting of the first Thaninthayi Region Hluttaw held...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 22nd day - nvironmental Conservation Bill, Vacant, Fellow and Virgin Land Management Bill, 2011 Farmland Bill approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends ceremony to honour specialists who had made field trips to Nay Pyi Taw Council Area to provide free medical treatment...DY Construction Minister inspects Pyay-Paukkhaung- Toungoo road...Special Appellate Court hears...Sanitation carried out at mote in Mandalay Nanmyo...Expectant mothers, children vaccinated...Cash donated for pilgrimage of Insein Township WJA...Work-coordination meeting on reviewing of 49th Myanma Gems Emporium held...CASH DONATED [photo]...Myittabyuha to donate blood for 115th time...Natural Disaster Mitigation Training Course No. 3/2012 opened...In-charge DG visits matriculation exam centers in Dagon Myothit (North)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture U Kyaw Hsan addresses Conference on Media Development in Myanmar...NGOs & INGOs Affairs Committee meets...XXVII SEA Games preparations explained to domestic media...23rd ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting held...Union Education Minister meets Japanese guests...MFF plans to observe fish and prawn breeding in Vietnam...Kite Beauty and Kite Fighting Contests 3-8 April...Summer youth cultural course opens...Invitational photo contest to mark International Year of Cooperatives 2012...Fire breaks out in Kalay...Road users need awareness of traffic accident..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards an equal society for all genders"..... ARTICLES: "Health infrastructures built in Shan State to provide health care services to local national races in the region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Yellow leaves" Tin Maung Than..."Saya Zawana’s words" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 19 March 2012
Date of publication: 19 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein visits thriving Palethwe special high-yield hybrid paddy plantations in modern farms in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...49th Myanma Gems Emporium concludes...Union CPT Minister urges local people of Myaing Tsp to be united to realize rural development task...Kunchaung Hydropower Project nearing completion...New oil well in Nyaungdon Oilfield under trial extraction...Mandalay Region Chambers of Commerce and Industry meets...Ward administrator office opened in Taikkyi...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Seikkyi-khanaungto...Development of livestock breeding, meat and fish sector provided...Hmawby Township opens new rural health branch for health care services...Tea collecting season commences...SANITATION CARRIED OUT [photo]...Loans disbursed to cooperative societies...Loans disbursed to vendors in Ottwin...Midnight fire breaks out in Meiktila...MWEA to hold 17th AGM...[reproductive] HEALTH KNOWLEDGE TALKED [photo]...MLF invites cash, books...CITISENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photo]...PRIZE AWARDED [photo]...Defence Services Commander-in-Chief attends opening of Defence Services Museum (Nay Pyi Taw)...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe attend national press award presentation..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Friendship Car Rally 2012 flagged off...Belgian guests call on UMFCCI personnel...Talks on IT held...Two special postal stamps on sales..... "PERSPECTIVES": "CSOs"..... ARTICLES: "Higher educational infrastructures in Yangon Region nurturing promising young workforce for the Union"..."Towards media freedom in company with accountability and reasoning power" Hline Bwa (Parami)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 18 March 2012
Date of publication: 18 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MLF donates cash, books to village libraries from Yangon South District...Sales of Gems Emporium continue for ninth day...Union Transport Minister pays respects to 1555 older persons in Natogyi...Measurement standards in Myanmar workshop held...From electoral democracy to liberal MNA democracy at Kyaw Win’s talks...2012 Myanmar CP Open Tennis Tournament kicks off...Pa-O National Organization presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Pyithu Hluttaw representatives, farmers observe thriving Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations...Training courses of MPT conclude...Kayin State Chief Minister looks into development tasks in Papun District...Thuta Swesone Literary Award presented to winners for seventh time...Assistance provided to students at matriculation examination...Stake driven for construction of village library...Talks on boosting production of paddy given...Revenue management computerization course concludes in Monywa...Action to be taken against discipline offending vehicles...Fire breaks out in Ward 4 of South Okkalapa...Crime reduction talks given in Shwegyin...Truck bumps pedestrian on Yangon-Mandalay Highway...Two people injured in bumping bicycle by car...Donations made to hail 67th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade for 2012...Summer sailing course concludes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo inspects preparations for hosting XXVII SEA Games 2013...Union Health Minister receives guests from ICRC, 3 DF...ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC)- National Coordinators Meeting and related meetings held...Myanmar delegation attends first meeting of Conference of the Parties to ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergence Response in Indonesia...Second meeting on JDS Project 2012-2013 held...UMFCCI President and party leave for Japan...Chairman of MRIA receives Japanese businessmen..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve forests for greening and economy"..... ARTICLES: "Technological universities and colleges produce more engineers, computer technicians in Bago Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Two decades of ASEAN-India cooperation" Article: ST (NLM)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 17 March 2012
Date of publication: 17 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Shan State Hluttaw continues for fifth day...21st day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held...15th day session of Pyithu Hluttaw approves one proposal, two bills..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MyanmaGems Emporium continues for 8th day...Work-coordination meeting on Yangon Region Maha Thingyan...Political party waiting for permission...Yangon Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of progress of Kawhmu Tsp...Defence Services Commander-in-Chief views joint military exercise of infantry, artillery and armored units...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening of repaved roads...Kayin State Chief Minister looks into development undertakings...Myanmar, ILO sign MoU to eradicate forced labour....Diesel engine, uniforms for fire brigade donated...Festival of reading skills held...Light fire engine handed over to village auxiliary fire brigade...Fire fighting demonstrated in Kyimyindine Township...Citizenship scrutiny cards handed over...Win Tun, May Hsu Lwin clinch title in chess championships...MICTDC to hold annual meeting...Burnt monastery in Bahan Township repaired...Putao Township facilitated with rural library...Express mails of Lashio get smooth access to Yangon, Taunggyi, Nay Pyi Taw...Reading skills raised, books and publications donated...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Kunlong Township...Winners awarded in Men’s Open Football Tournament...Fire preventive measures taken in Mawlamyinegyun...Yangon North District WAO holds meeting...Architectural Works Show kicks off...Fire drills demonstrated at raft jetties in Gyobingauk...Talk on implementation of ISO/HACCP systems held...Self-reliant village library opened..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay State visits to Vietnam, Lao PDR, Cambodia...President U Thein Sein receives Laotian Public Works and Transport Minister...Myanmar, Laos eye for soonest completion of Mekong Bridge...Union Health Minister receives East Meets West Foundation, IRC...Union I&P Minister receives guests of Harvard Team... Marubeni Corporation GM calls on MRIA Chairman...Union Education Minister receives Chairman of English Language Institute, China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Competition and cohesion"..... ARTICLES: "Higher educational infrastructures in Ayeyawady Region turning out human resources for the State and the region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."49th Myanma Gems Emporium packed with local and foreign gem merchants" Article: Nyi Nyi Tun; Photos: Myo Maung Maung.....SLOGAN: True patriotism * It is very important for every one of the nation regardless of the place he lives to have strong Union Spirit. * Only Union Spirit is the true patriotism all the nationalities will have to safeguard.
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 16 March 2012
Date of publication: 16 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Fifth day regular session of First Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw held...20th day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues - Amendments made to National Planning Bill..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Low-price Sim cards on sale...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Over 1400 jade lots fetched on 7th day of Myanma Gems Emporium...CPT Deputy Minister inspects GSM/UMTS stations in Lashio...Myanmar National Congress Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Loans disbursed to Kengtung District GEC...Untimely strong winds hit Nyaunglebin...Union I&P Minister meets staff in Kengtung...Medicines donated to rural health divisions, sub-divisions...2012 summer invitational 3 on 3 open and U-16 men/women basketball tournament on 5-7 May...Union A&I Minister inspects progress of Palethwe hybrid paddy fields...Child mortality rate, still an issue to address...Upgraded road benefits people in Minbu, Pwintbyu Tsps...Roads, bridges commissioned into service...Technique of hutching fingerlings shared...Hospital equipment donated to Tagaung Sub-Township People’s Hospital...ABC National Women’s Pool 8-Ball Championship commences...Environmental conservation talked in MraukU...Public-based TB care course commences...Documentary video on anti-human trafficking to be broadcast by March...Crime reduction talked in Pyinsalu...Lectures on role of forests and prevention against forest fire given...Loans disbursed to vendors in Ottwin Township...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...Tax management computerization course opens in Pathein, Ayeyawady Region...CSC ISSUANCE EXPLAINED [photo]...Strong winds hit Nabu Village...Group-wise vaccination of measles discussed...Pedigrees of golden Hamilton’s Carps provided...Untimely strong winds hit Nyaunglebin...Fire destroys two poultry farms in Ketumati Myothit...Fire breaks out near Chaukhtetgyi Pagoda...Govt will do more to continue to invest in parks, says Khaw...Pre-monsoon rain/squalls warning..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, receives Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister and party...Union Foreign Minister receives goodwill Malaysian delegation led by Foreign Affairs Minister...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets Chairperson of Foreign Affairs Committee of Thai Upper House...Human rights workshop kicks off...Pyithu Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman receives Chairperson of Foreign Affairs Committee of Thai Upper House...CBM Governor meets IMF Legal Dept delegation, WB Country Director... Committee for Smooth Entrance of Tourists meets...Short documentary film, Japanese Film Festival 29-30 March..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Planting seeds of kindness".....ARTICLE: "Universities in Maubin of Ayeyawady Region offering local youths with quality higher education" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 15 March 2012
Date of publication: 15 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: 4th day third regular session of first Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw held...Third regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 14th day Eight questions raised, one bill submitted...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 15th day - Ten questions replied, one bill approved, two proposals discussed and put on record..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends naming ceremony and shed warming ceremony of white elephant Zata Kalya...Myanma Gems Emporium 2012 continues for sixth day...National League for Democracy presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Myanmar New Society Democratic Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Union Education Minister inspects exam centers in Meiktila Tsp...Dagon University secures golden championship trophy in tennis tourney...Stipends provided to outstanding students...New school building handed over in Pinlaung Township...Statue unveils at Maubin Home for the Aged...Development of ward libraries discussed...Fire preventive measures taken in Putao District...CSCs issued to eligible citizens in Shwepyitha...Respects paid to old faculty members at Yangon Institute of Education...Fire leaves eight household victims in Nyaungshwe...New school building handed over in Nyaungdon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives UNICEF Resident Representative, Dy Colombian FM...Appointment of [Israeli] Ambassador agreed on...Health Ministry cooperating with international institutions for better healthcare...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee Chairman receives Technical Assistance Mission of IMF..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Bottled Water"..... ARTICLE: "Infrstrauctures for human resources development in Meiktila and Kyaukse Tsps" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 14 March 2012
Date of publication: 14 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 13th Day - Five questions answered, one bill approved...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 14th day - Nine questions answered, one bill submitted, two proposals discussed, one proposal postponed, one proposal approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Over 172 fires broke out in Feb...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks...New National Democracy Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Teaching Traditional Medicine Hospital (Mandalay) upgraded to 100-bed facility...Fire preventive measures taken in Singu...EDUCATIVE TALKS GIVEN: Talks on eradication of illegal timber extraction and environmental [photo]...Unity and Peace Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...MCPAA to conduct talks...Myanma Gems Emporium 2012 continues for the fifth day...Deputy Education Minister inspects exam centres...Books donated to library in Toungoo...Fire Platoon Cadet Course No. 12/2011 concludes...Talks on crime reduction given in Dalla...Fire breaks out in Pyinmana...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Minbu Township...Cash and medicines donated to People's Hospital in Pantanaw Township...Rural health branch opened in Madaya Township...Fourth leg of KENBO Junior Golf Championship 22-23 March...Village-tract football tourney wraps up..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Ho Chi Minh City Communist Party Committee Secretary and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives US Special Envoy and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar and party...Union Religious Affairs Minister receives Pakistani Ambassador...Union FM receives Pakistani Ambassador...Basic international trade course to begin on 26 March...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives US Special Envoy and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar and party...Myanmar, Vietnamese entrepreneurs to cooperate in investment, trade, tourism sectors..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The issue of climate change".....ARTICLE: "Technological Universities, Universities of Computer Studies and Arts and Science Universities that link other universities in upper Myanmar" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 13 March 2012
Date of publication: 13 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Third regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 12th day - Eight questions raised, one report submitted...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 13th Day Ten questions raised, one report read out, one proposal approved and three new proposals submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives NLD Chairperson...Systematic participation in tasks for socio-economic development invited...Golden robe offered to Maubin Shwephonepwint Pagoda...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds discussion with Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission...National Democratic Force presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Talks on rehabilitation for cardiac patients on 17 March...Talks on cooperative policies given in Muse...People’s Democracy Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...President U Thein Sein’s Wife visit Border Area National Races Youth Development Training School in Kengtung...Rail Transportation Ministry crown victory in Fifth Nay Pyi Taw inter-ministry Men Basketball Contest-2012...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives NLD Chairperson...49th Myanma Gems Emporium continues for fourth day...Union-level Peace Making Group meets press...Free eye tests provided to eye patients..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Vietnamese Foreign Affairs Minister and party...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Vietnamese Foreign Affairs Minister...Systematic participation in tasks for socio-economic development invited...UEC Chairman meets US Special Envoy and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Second contract on onshore oil and gas exploration signed...Deputy Minister for Transport U Win Shein attends the anniversary commemmorative ceremony of earthquake hit on the west-east beach of Japan being welcomed by Japanese Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Mr. Takashi Saito on 12 March [photo]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Better places to live in or visit"..... ARTICLE: "Technological Universities, Universities of Computer Studies and Arts and Science Universities in Magway Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 12 March 2012
Date of publication: 12 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "As all national people are families living under the same roof of the nation, the time has come for them to work together for national development with full understanding, instead of arguing with each other" - President U Thein Sein meets state, district and township level departmental personnel, members of social organizations and townselders...Overpass to be commissioned into service in Kamayut Tsp...49th Myanma Gems Emporium continues for third day...UDNR concludes for teacher training course No. 21, holds convocation...Basic gymnastic coaching and referee course wraps up...Modern People’s Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Union Solidarity and Development Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Preventive measures on bird flu taken...Applied Pharmacy Management Course concludes...Union Minister on inspection tour of Shan State...President’s wife Daw Khin Khin Win meets WAOs, MCWA in Kengtung...Union level peace-making group, KIO delegation release joint-statement after third peace talks...Union Border Affairs Minister on inspection tour of Border Areas Nationalities’ youth training school in Kengtung...Union I &P Minister meets departmental personnel, ward/village administrators in Mandalay Region...Union Construction Minister meets employees...Cash, publications donation held in Mandalay...Member of UEC (Kachin State In-Charge) meets members of state/district/township election sub-commissions of Kachin State...Palethwe hybrid paddy strain grown in Tatkon Township...Construction of library inspected in Momauk...Earthen bricks replaced with cement ones...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...Breeding ranches inspected in Kyaukse...Power lines substituted with new ones...Special care taken for fish and prawn...Knowledge on prevention against trafficking in person disseminated...Prizes awarded to winners in reading skills...Incumbent government is constantly focusing on two major aspirations of the people today—stability of the State and development of national economy ..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Basic International Trading Course No (1) on 26 March...MoU on acceptance of supplies signed [with Japan]...Singaporean youth delegation enjoys performance of traditional cane-ball..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Break bad habits".....ARTICLES: "Higher learning institutions in Sagaing Region for human resources development" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Family values" Tin Maung Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 11 March 2012
Date of publication: 11 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: A fund must be set up with contributions of local and foreign wellwishers so as to conserve Inlay Lake in long run...Myanma Radio and Television marks its 66th Anniversary...Myanma Radio and Television marks its 66th Anniversary...Shan Nationalities Democratic Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...National Political Alliances present its policy, stance and work programmes...Firewood provided to people free of charge...Advanced farmland reclamation inspected in Bago...Dy Livestock and Fisheries Minister U Khin Maung Aye fulfills needs of cattle farmers...Daw Khin Khin Win meets Shan State WAO, MCWSC in Taunggyi Shan State MCWSC in Taunggyi ...Graduation dinner marks 21st convocation of UDNR.....Workshop on Education Sector Review Processes commences...Extension of GSM/UTMS mobile phone project discussed...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued...Loans disbursed in Taikkyi Township...Shwe Parami Myitta Clinic comes into free service...Surgical operations performed at cleft lip and palate children...Dynamism of patriotic spirit talked in Bago...Tamarind fruit gets good price in NyaungU...Fresh seawater fish on sales...Invitational Sepak Takraw in Yangon, Mandalay, Mawlamyine...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...Weightlifting sport trial on 26 March...CITISENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photo]...As end of armed conflicts and birth of eternal peace is major aspiration of the people today, incumbent government has to go to ends of earth to realize it...President U Thein Sein receives national race leader U Aung Kham Hti of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone and party..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar Olympic Committee Chairman meets athletes...Business deals signed to share profits on inland drilling..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The dark side of technology".....ARTICLE: "Educational infrastructures in Chin State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 10 March 2012
Date of publication: 10 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 11th day - Eight questions replied, two new proposals submitted and discussed, two bills approved... Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 12th day - Ten questions answered, one bill approved, one bill submitted, one proposal approved, one new proposal submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Date for Labour Organization Law to take effect set [9 March)...Chief Registration Officer appointed [for the Labour Organization Law]...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends opening of 49th Myanma Gems Emporium 2012...Coord meeting on socioeconomic development held...Slight earthquake jolts in Myanmar...Nurture reading habit to improve rural library...CBM Governor receives JICA, Thai delegation...Democratic Party (Myanmar) presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Perpetuity of natural resources discussed...Map drawing course No 1/2012 for collection of census opened...All Mon Regions Democracy Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Fire preventive measures taken...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to students...Shwechaung Bridge No. 1 completed by 50 per cent...Prizes given for raising reading skill in Maubin...Triplets born at Central Women’s Hospital in Mandalay...Thedawlay-Aungzeya earthen road maintained...Graduates from Institutes of Economics holds workshop...Summer basic sports training course conducted...Fire breaks out at warehouse..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indian Government promotes Myanma agricultural sector: $ 10 million worth farming equipments thrown in...Dy Foreign Affairs Minister receives UN Resident/ Humanitarian Coordinator...Dy Education Minister receives Minister-President of the Flemish Government of Belgium...Japan Festival-2012 launched...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Minister- President of Flemish Government of Belgium..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Feast and famine".....ARTICLE: "Universities in Myeik, Dawei for human resources development in Taninthayi Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 9 March 2012
Date of publication: 09 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw continues 10th day meeting - eight questions replied, one proposal discussed, three new proposals submitted and discussed, one bill introduced...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 11th day - Five questions answered, one bill submitted, one proposal discussed, put on record, one proposal approved, one new proposal submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union A&I Minister views thriving Palethwe hybrid paddy, musk melon plantations...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister attends hoisting golden umbrella and consecration of stupas...State level peace-making group, KNPP peace-making group sign initial agreement...Political parties apply to UEC [Zomi National Congress Party]...Public notice for remonstration [Tai Lai (Red Shan) National Development Party (TNDP)]...Namkham IPRD organizes reading skill contest...Crime reduction talked in DaikU...Field trips made for issuance of citizenship scrutiny cards...School building handed over...FISH RELEASED [photo]...Entire women folk urged to take part in rural development tasks, environmental preservation, environmental management and natural disaster preparedness measures under guidance and leadership of State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Canadian Foreign Minister and guests...Canadian Foreign Minister calls on Union Foreign Minister...Union Home Affairs Minister receives Director General of IOM...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice-Admiral Nyan Tun and party leave for China...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Foreign Secretary of Republic of India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The land of smiling people".....ARTICLES: "49th Myanma Gems Emporium to put colourful jade, gems, pearl lots on sale" Article: Nyi Nyi Tun; Photos: Myo Maung Maung..."Human Resources Development in Shan State North" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 8 March 2012
Date of publication: 08 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend religious titles conferring ceremony, rice offering ceremony [many photos]...Double Strong Championship for Sepak Takraw athletes...National Unity Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Fertilizer broadcast on farmlands in Wakema...Hatching of fingerlings demonstrated...Lahu National Development Party presents its policy, stance and work programmes...Free clinic serves local people in Pakokku...Myanmar CP Tennis Tournament 17-23 March...Literary talks given in Kyaukdaga...Repaved road commissioned into service...Shwedagon Pagoda 2600th Anniversary Buddha Pujaniya concludes...Katha fire leaves 15 buildings and 347 shops burnt down...Union Minister U Khin Yi meets officials, media men...Untimely rain impedes Alaungdaw Kasapa pilgrimage... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Discussion between Union A&I Minister, Union Commerce Minister and WILMAR International Limited Chairman and guests...Bago Region Chief Minister meets JGC Corporation guests... "PERSPECTIVES": "Poverty alleviator".....ARTICLE: "Higher learning institutions in Shan State (East) contributing to development of human resources" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 7 March 2012
Date of publication: 07 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 19th day - One proposal discussed, three new proposals submitted...Pyithu Hluttaw regular session continues for ninth day - Condolence recorded, two bills submitted, one bill approved...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 10th day - One bill approved, one proposal discussed and recorded and one new proposal submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Train-TE collision leaves two passengers injured...Dahlet Creek Bridge on Yangon-Sittway motor road put back into service...Coord meeting between Public Works and road/bridge construction companies held...Special Refresher Course No. 17 of Faculty members of University and College opened...Union I&P Minister explains collection of census the whole nation...Nay Pyi Taw FSD, township fire stations honoured...Course on surveillance teams of anti-human trafficking squads held...Fire drill demonstrated in timber extraction region...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers...Fire drill practically exercised...K 8.15m disbursed to shopkeepers in Kawlin...English Extempore Talks Contest held at Mawlamyine University...CITIZENSHIP CARDS ISSUED [photo]...Prize winning children honoured in Kyaikto...CASH AND KIND DONATED [photo]...Mindon Township gets new building for village library...Inter-village road, bridge opened...Htamane making contest held in Waw...Fire drill exercised at basic fire fighting course...Pirate VCDs, DVDs seized in Yedashe...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...Futsal tournament wraps up in Yamethin...TALKS ON TRAFFIC RULES [photo]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand and party...Myanmar Ambassador concurrently appointed to Denmark...Myanmar Ambassador concurrently appointed to Nigeria...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs and party...Myanmar, New Zealand to promote bilateral ties and cooperation...EP-2 Minister receives Korean guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives IPU Vice-Chairman and Executive Committee member and party...President Office Union Minister receives Economic Counselor of Korea...Singaporean diplomatic youth delegation observes Myanmar traditional cane-ball skills...Aircraft that crashed 77 years ago searched...Private banks open foreign exchange counters...Victorious body-builders honoured..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reinforce traffic rules for road safety".....ARTICLE: "Promoting higher education sector and science and technology sector in southern Shan State for human resource development" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 6 March 2012
Date of publication: 06 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 18th day - Union Ministers make clarifications, proposal on condolence made, two bills discussed and approved.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win donate alms to SSMNC member Sayadaws, Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Sayadaws, title recipient Sayadaws, nuns...Sales of GSM/UMTS mobile phones discussed...Myanmar CP Open Tennis tourney to be held...Global Education Show from 23 to 25 March...Special Refresher Course No. 20 for Faculty members of University and College kicks off...MPT’s announcement to mobile phone users...Zoological Garden (Nay Pyi Taw) gets baby elephants...Supplies provided by Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife already reached respective villages in Shan State (North)...Train-truck collision leaves three injured in Kyauktaga Train service returns to normal around 2 pm...Pathein-Ngaputaw Road upgraded into gravel facility...Humanitarian protection course conducted...Overage vehicles handed over to DRT...New water course for Ngawun River dredged...LOANS DISBURSED [photo]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UEC Chairman meets adviser to Head of EU Foreign Affairs and Security...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives US delegation...Myanmar, US exchange views for first time...Myanmar delegation attends coordination meetings of WHO...Opening of 39th meeting of tropical cyclone members countries launched...Yangon Mayor receives Chinese delegation...Myanmar U-21 sail into semifinal in Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy 2012..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Summer holidays".....ARTICLES: "TABAUNG" Maung Hlaing..."Higher learning institutions already in place in Rakhine State for local national races to pursue higher education within their reach" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 5 March 2012
Date of publication: 05 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Buddhological Archery Session Drama, Padetha Yein dances entertained...Maha Pathana recitation concludes at Nay Pyi Taw Uppatasanti Pagoda...Academy award winners for 2010 honoured...Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda to be renovated for sixth time...Specialists give free medical treatment to people in Paingkyon...Vegetable dryer, Technical Palace Show opened in Shan State...Villages of Zabuthiri Township facilitated with self-reliant electricity supply...Public companies allowed registering...Bago Region Chief Minister attends donation ceremony of spectacles...Development tasks inspected in Mon State...Ayeyawady ICT & Mobile Exhibition held...Alinyaung Library opened in Nyaunglebin Township...Urban Rescue Course for Auxiliary Fire Brigade members concludes...Basic fire fighting course concludes at Furniture Factory...CSC, household registration issued...CSC ISSUED [photo]...PHYSICAL CULTURE CONTEST HELD [photo]...Basic badminton course to start on 5 March...Htantabin Township gets new library building...Natural Disaster Management Course commences...Model summer paddy plot harvested in Pathein...Literary talks given in Monghsat...CSC issued in Kaungkha Village of Kutkai Tsp...Inter-Subject Football Tournament concludes at Dagon Univesity...Refresher course for GPs on 25 March-24 June...Reserve rice purchased in Bogale Township...Union A&I Minister views thriving Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations in Dagon Myothit...New school building of Post-Primary School handed over to Ministry of Education..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MBPCF honours victorious body-builders...Myanmar Rice Industry Association Chairman meets Chinese Ambassador...International Women’s Day...Thai mily delegation warps up visit...Central level meeting on implementation of Myanmar-Thai substitution development project held...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Vietnamese President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Just 30 minutes" [physical exercise].....ARTICLES: "Enlightening infrastructures to be found in Kachin State for national race youths to become technical experts" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."Myawaddy needs reforms to handle quick goods flow" Zeyar (Meiya)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 4 March 2012
Date of publication: 04 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Fourth day third regular session of first Shan State Hluttaw held...First Rakhine State Hluttaw’s third regular session held... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: It is very important for fourth estate to be of good quality so that nation can transform itself into democracy in correct and efficient manner...Summer Cultural Course opened...Men’s and Women’s Invitational Cycling Contest 24-25 March...Rural Socio-Economic Development Subcommittee Chairman Union I & C Minister visits villages in Pale Township, Pakhangyi Archaeological Museum...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister attends religious ceremony in Zalun...Development undertakings inspected in townships of Yangon Region...New schools opened in Thandaunggyi Township...Vitamin A fed to children...REPAVED ROAD COMMISSIONED [photo]...FIRE PREVENTIVE MEASURES TAKEN [photo]...News BEPS building handed over in Letpadan...Winners awarded in National Tennis Championships 2012...Prizes awarded to winners in badminton, table tennis...Prizes awarded to winners in badminton, table tennis...Union Cooperatives Minister meets members of cooperative societies, breeding entrepreneurs...Public Works urged to step up efforts for completion of projects...Stake driven for construction of library...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued...Myaungmya gets village library...Transformer upgraded in Phayagyi Sub-power Station...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...VITAMIN FED [photo]...Literary talks mark library anniversary...Nawngkhio Township gets village library...Fire preventive measures inspected...Hole-in-one at Thanlyin Golf Club...Weather forecast for 4th March, 2012...Pyitha No. 1 oil well starts drilling...Noteworthy amounts of rainfalls (3-3-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Tourist Maps of Myanmar in circulation...Immigration and Population Ministry seeks advice of UNFPA for compiling census..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prevention is better than cure" [health education].....ARTICLE: "Modern technological infrastructures for national race youths of Kayin and Mon States to pursue higher education in their regions" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 3 March 2012
Date of publication: 03 March 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture addresses meeting on rural socioeconomic development...Milling and exporting of paddy with use of modern farming equipment to double income of farmers...Union I&P Minister discusses census collection process...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister inspects progress of development undertakings...Mon State Chief Minister inspects rural development tasks...Myanmar Geosciences Association holds AGM, paper-reading session...Research papers discussed at 12th anniversary ceremony of Yadanabon University...Yangon Expo & Car Show attracts visitors...First-aid (basic) Course No. 1/2012 opens...Fire preventive measures inspected at Myoma Market...Signboard put up at new station hospital...New BEPS building opened in Thazi...Literary talks given in Kungyangon...Talks on eradication of illegal timber extraction held in Phayathonzu...Community-based TB disease prevention multiplier course conducted in Ywangan...Basic gymnastics coaching and referee course commences...Women in traditional costumes staged...Recitation of Maha Pathana treatise launched...Drama on history of Shwedagon Pagoda to be performed...Impromptu Talk Contest organized at Yadanabon University...Men’s, Women’s Chess Championships commence..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Bulgarian President...Union Minister for Construction receives Chief Rep of JGC Corporation...Union FM sends message of felicitations to Bulgarian Foreign Minister...Union Commerce Minister meets Japanese guests...Dy Information Minister attends 11th AMRI in Malaysia...Union Foreign Affairs Minister back from Russia...Union Transport Minister receives Vietnamese guests...Yangon Expo & Car Show attracts visitors...Bago Region Chief Minister discusses deal chances...DEP, UMFCCI to conduct training course....."PERSPECTIVES": "A good legacy" ["to fulfill the people’s wishes and to leave behind a good legacy for the posterity"..... ARTICLES: "A Fascinating Glimpse into Bagan Conference: Benchmark for future collaborations" (DG DHR) (continued from yesterday)..."Education facilities offering higher education and technology to local youths in Loikaw Township, Kayah State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye ]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 2 March 2012
Date of publication: 02 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: "All must try to see national race youths who brandished guns using laptops - Government not divided into hard-liners and soft-liners" [The following is the translation of the address delivered by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein’s at today’s third regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw in accord with the section 210 of the Constitution in commemoration of the first anniversary of the government’s inauguration.]...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for ninth day... Seventh day’s third regular session of the first Bago Region Hluttaw goes on...Fourth day’s third regular session of the first Kachin State Hluttaw continues...Third regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 17th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: HONOURING THE PEASANTS DAY 2012...Daw Khin Saw Hnin meets members of MCWAs, WAOs in Magway Region...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Entrepreneurs urged to uplift cooperative societies...Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Basketball Tournament kicks off...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening of new tarred roads...Dy Construction Minister meets staff...Mandalay Region CM’s Cup Inter-Township Golf Tournament launched...Meiktila Lake ringroad fenced...Selected Myanmar volleyball players initially agree to take part in Vietnam League...Hinthada Township gets self-reliant library...Billboards on anti-human trafficking put up...Rural concrete road commissioned into service...Rural earthen road commissioned...New school building handed over in Singu Township...Rejecting age-old ideology of our ancestors, “engaging in farming as a result of no education”, the government is helping develop socio-economic status of peasants and agricultural sector of the State through “engaging in farming with education” [The following is the translation of the message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Agga Maha Thayay Sithu, Agga Maha Thiri Thudhamma U Thein Sein on the occasion of the Peasants Day.]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Citizens’ Fundamental Rights, Democracy and Human Rights Committee Chairman meets Chairman of Human Rights and Democracy Flourishing Department of Canada...CBM Governor meets Executive Vice President of Kasikorn Bank Public...Union EC & Forestry Minister receives Myanmar Honourable Consul of Ankara, Turkey...Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Deputy Defence Minister meets Permanent Secretary for Defence of Thailand...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo on inspection tour of Myanmar-China natural gas and crude oil pipelines construction site...General Min Aung Hlaing receives Commanderin- Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force...Yangon Mayor receives Brazilian guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote traditional medicine".....ARTICLE: "Health infrastructures built by new government of Republic of the Union of Myanmar for people of Bago Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye..."A Fascinating Glimpse into Bagan Conference: Benchmark for future collaborations" (DG DHR)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 1 March 2012
Date of publication: 01 March 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of first Shan State Hluttaw continues...Third regular session of first Rakhine State Hluttaw continues...Third regular session of first Kachin State Hluttaw continues...Eleventh day third regular session of first Mandalay Region Hluttaw held...Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for eighth day - Myanmar delegation’s visit to China put on record, eight questions answered, two new proposals submitted...Eighth day third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues - Donation to Amyotha Hluttaw Library recorded, eight questions answered, one report approved, four bills discussed, three new proposals submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Sixth meeting of Sixth State Sangha Central Working Committee of Sangha concludes...Appointment of Chief Justice of Kayah State High Court...Appointment of judge of Kayah State High Court...Rural development and poverty alleviation tasks being carried out under leadership of President - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets departmental personnel, members of social organizations and townselders of Thandwe and Taungup townships...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan, Sagaing Region Chief Minister U Tha Aye comfort patients of free surgery programme...New rural library put into service...Cultivation of Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation explained in Htantabin...Fingerlings distributed in Pyapon Township...Instructions of Union Information and Culture Minister clarified...Educative talk at UMFCCI on 3 March...UEC disseminates electoral process knowledge...Wife of Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo Patron of MWAF and of MMCWA Daw Khin Saw Hnin meets township federation and association members in Thandwe District...Libraries development and enhancement of reading habit among rural people launched...Roads, bridges commissioned in Tatkon and Pyinmana...Nay Pyi Taw Council members encourages eye patients...Summer sports classes in the offing...Extended right North Yama canal project kicking into high gear...MWD free channels on test...Rural library opened in Mindon Township...TV set donated to library...Cash donated to medical fund...MLF invites wellwishers to donate cash, books...Village library under construction in Hlaingbwe Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Mines Minister receives Indonesian Ambassador, delegation...HED (Lower Myanmar) DG receives Japanese Professor...Deputy Hotels and Tourism Minister receives foreign guests...Union Border Affairs and MID Minister receives Chairman of International Crisis Group [Louise Arbour]...MNHRC Chairman receives European Parliament member...CBM Governor receives WB official..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Going organic".....ARTICLE: "Awe-inspiring!" Article: TMT Photo: Khin Maung Win (The Mirror) [“Golden Rock Pagoda”]...BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Razudaing Bridge No.1 easily accessible to four corners of the country" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 March 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 29 February 2012
Date of publication: 29 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of Mandalay Region Hluttaw continues...Third regular session of Magway Region Hluttaw continues...Third regular session of the first Kayin State Hluttaw goes on...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 16th day - One message put on record, one bill discussed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MMCWA hands over new building to BEPS in Pathein District...Union EP-2 Minister looks into construction of Tachilek District Electrical Engineer’s Office...Mro Nationalities given green light to register as political party...Union Minister U Thein Tun addresses at concluding of workshop on Information and Technology...Union Mines Minister inspects gold mining in Yamethin...Daw Khin Saw Hnin meets members of township WAOs, MCWAs in Kyaukpyu District, Rakhine State...Over 120-year monastery attracts tourists...New generation athletes selected in Nyaungshwe...Summer Palethwe paddy collectively grown...Schools, rural dispensaries donated...Yesagyo to get smooth communication access...Knowledge about anti-human trafficking disseminated...Control of animal infectious diseases discussed...Hatching of fingerlings demonstrated...Milk powder, kids utensils donated to triplets...BOOKS DONATED [photo]...Staff of NPE on trip to Hsandawshin Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda...Illegal sawmill, timber seized...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo inspects construction of natural gas and oil pipeline, regional development undertakings in Rakhine State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives MEP, Chairman of European parliament’s delegation to ASEAN...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives EU parliament member...UEC Chairman receives EU parliament member...ICCA 2012 kicks off...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives EU parliament member...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker calls on Chief of Chinese PLA General Staff General Chen Bingde...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann and party leave PRC...Thai guests call on UMFCCI Vice-President...Brazil’s Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the Ministry of External Relations calls on Union Minister at President Office...Workshop on Myanmar-Japan Cooperation Program for Economic Development held...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann and party visit Tianjin City, meet Chairman of Tianjin National People’s Congress...Experts meet to find ways for Myanmar snub-nosed monkey conservation...Union A & I Minister visits tissue culture nursery of Great World Int’l Co...Central Bank of Myanmar Governor and Executive Vice President of Siam Commercial Bank PCL hold discussion...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses third meeting of Leading Committee for Preparation of XXVII SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar: Next bright spot in Asia".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Shweli River Crossing Bridge (Namhkam) brings about easy access to Mandalay-Lashio-Muse-Namhkam-Bhamo" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 28 February 2012
Date of publication: 28 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: First day of the third regular session of first Kachin State Hluttaw held..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Sixth meeting of Sixth State Central Working Committee of Sangha commences...Mandalay Region Ministers reshuffled...Mandalay Mayor appointed...Union Minister inspects Government Press, sub-printing house in Mandalay Region...Six-distinction winning students honoured at Thuwunna BEHS...Dinner hosted to Tero Sasana FC...Raising pass rate for matric exam discussed...Shwegyin Township Hospital gets new self-reliant building...Cold season groundnut plantation produces 100 baskets per acre...Facts about taxation system disseminated in Pyay...Village plantations thriving in Hsipaw Township...Press conference on ABC National Women’s Pool & Ball Championship held...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends pagoda umbrella hoisting ceremony...ICT workshop for socioeconomic development and poverty alleviation commences...By-election ballot lists to be announced...Dy Health Minister on inspection tour of hospitals in Myitkyina...Work being carried out for development of people at grassroots level, poverty allevialtion clarified...Traffic lights installed in Mandalay...Traffic rules talked at Hinthada University...Wamkhok Village library opened...Communitybased TB disease prevention course opened in Namkham...Cooperative proficiency multiplier course opens...Prizes awarded to outstanding students in Mawlamyinegyun...Talks on environmental conservation in Singu...Mini-marathon, track & field events in Mandalay on 26 March...Township Administrator’s Cup Soccer wraps up...Environmental conservation undertaken...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker calls on committees and commission..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar would promote existing friendship and cooperation with China (Thura U Shwe Mann) - Despite changes in global politics, Sino-Myanmar ties have never changed (Mr Jia Qinglin)...GE Healthcare enters Myanmar market...Dy Foreign Minister, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations, sign MoU...Myanmar will continue to implement the system commensurate with its own situation (Thura U Shwe Mann) - There are many differences among nations so that there will be external interference if the country adopts democratic system of other countries (Mr Li Yuanchao)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Children should wear helmets, too".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Shweli River-crossing Bridge that links Kachin State and Shan State (North) through Sagaing Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 27 February 2012
Date of publication: 27 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Information Ministry to assist in printing & publication in Mandalay...Public relations course and workshop open in Yangon...Union I & P Minister calls for commitment to achieving ministry’s targets...Dy Cooperatives Minister calls for doing more cooperative tasks in Kyauktaw, Minbya...Union minister visits swine farm in Lashio...City Golf Resort of YCDC organizes 17th annual golf tournament...Tennis Course for Basic and Intermediate Level wraps up...Best opportunity for golf enthusiasts to attend training course on 27 February...Htamane Making Contest held...Union-level peace-making group and NMSP ink initial peace deal..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives ASEAN economic ministers and ASEAN Secretary-General...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker visits Temple of Heaven Park...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds talks with PRC National People’s Congress Vice-Chairman...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker arrives back from China...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann arrives in Beijing, PRC, on goodwill visit...ASEAN Economic Ministers’ 18th informal meeting held...Myanmar youth team under training to compete in Brunei King’s Cup...Myanmar snooker team leave for Thailand to take part in snooker cup...Winners awarded in international and traditional chess tournament...Arrangements are necessary for the leaders of the two countries so as to further strengthen the bilateral ties (Thura U Shwe Mann) - The move towards comprehensive strategic partnership between the two nations was indeed turning a new chapter (Mr Wu Bangguo)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Green Tourism".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Sittoung River Crossing Bridge (Moppalin) that brings about better transport and smooth commodity flow" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 26 February 2012
Date of publication: 26 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Sagaing Region Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 16th plenary session of sixth 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee concludes...President U Thein Sein assists in free health care services, educative talks on health in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Cooperative syndicates needed to cover the entire nation: Union Cooperatives Minister...UEC Member meets election sub commissions in Ayeyawady Region...Loans disbursed in Hlegu Township for development rural areas...Sub-power station launched in Wetlet...Prevention against trafficking in person and crime reduction talked...Cooperative Accounts Bookkeeping Course opened...New library building opened in Hinthada...Loans disbursed to livestock breeding societies...Multiplier course on revenue management computer application kicks off...Vaccination provided to cattle in Hopin...Fire drill exercised at Hmawby Myoma Market...Commercial tax exemption over garden fruits and vegetables...Bago University hones students’ English skills...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon, wife of Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, meets WAOs and MCWAs in Kyaukme and Hsipaw...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister inspects development undertakings...Mandalay Region INRD gives interview to journalists...Traditional Boat Race held in Labutta...Six-storey medical ward to be opened at Jivitadana Sangha Hospital...Vehicles checked at Highway Bus Terminal in Kengtung...Pwintbyu Township gets Aungmyin Library...Home Affairs clinches national championship shield in Track & Field C’ships...Nyein Chan (A&I) stands first in Myanmar Traditional Chess Singles’ Contest...Outbreak of fire leaves 215 people homeless in Patheingyi Township...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets departmental personnel, members of social organizations, ward and village-tract administrators, senior citizens and locals in Kyaukme and Hsipaw...Shwe Ayeya Library gets new building..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Indonesian Trade Minister calls on Union NPED Minister...Deputy Sports Minister receives officials of Viewtech & Communication Asia Pacific Pte Ltd...Int’l community should help Myanmar as it reforms [Vijay Nambiar]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Gear up for improving English".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Sittoung River Crossing Bridge (Shwegyin-Madauk) that brings about better transport and regional development" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 25 February 2012
Date of publication: 25 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Mandalay Region Hluttaw’s 8th day session continues...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 15th day - One amended proposal submitted and discussed, one new proposal submitted, two bills explained and submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: First day 16th plenary session of sixth 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee convened...Cooperation of businessmen important in making microfinance works successful for rural development and poverty alleviation...MRTV programmes go UHF in Pathein retransmission station...Veterinary care provided in Pinlebu, Bamauk, Indaw...Nurturing of Palethwe hybrid paddy strain talked in Yangon North District...Inter-village concrete bridge put into service...Fire engine handed over in Pangsai (Kyukok)...Stake driven for construction of No. 3 bridge...Driver dead in turnover of truck...Cash and kind provided to disabled Tatmadawmen...Golf tourney held in Shwegyin...Private banks in Mandalay installed ATMs...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon meets members of MCWAs, WAOs in Mongyal and Tangyan townships...State Constitutional Tribunal hears Attorney-General’s query...Traffic rules disseminated...Traditional medicine hospital, people’s hospitals in Mon State inspected...Traditional cane-ball contest held at Buddha Pujaniya of Shwedagon Pagoda...Female athlete set new record of Myanmar in chain shot-put...First Women’s Pool 8-Ball Contest on 10 March...Township Administrator’s Cup Football Tourney finishes...Fire preventive measures taken...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Kyauktan Township...GTI old students’ golf tournament 1 March...Theyet gets new building of village library...Union A & I Minister inspects production of hybrid cucumber seeds, palethwe hybrid quality paddy strain..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Emir of the State of Kuwait...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait...Myanmar, China to cooperate in flourishing of Buddha Sasana...Thai guests calls on Union Health Minister...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister calls for development of hospitality industry...Lab equipment donated for institutions of the Ministry of Science and Technology...ASEAN S-G satisfied to see Myanmar’s reform measures...Union Energy Minister receives CEO & Vice-President of DIC...Union Mines Minister meets Chinese guests...MNL clubs to meet with Thailand’s BEC Tero Sasana FC in tune-up..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Infant and young child feeding".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "The Chindwin Bridge (Monywa) makes smoothly modes of transportation of Chin State and the regions on the west bank of the Chindwin River" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 24 February 2012
Date of publication: 24 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session continues for 14th day - Member of Joint Public Account Committee substituted and assigned, decision made to discuss one proposal, one proposal approved, one bill discussed, decision made to review one proposal, cancellation of one proposal announced..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: First step should be taken for promotion of tourism industry and for emergence of tourism destination in Hsenwi, Kutkai, Lashio and Muse of Shan State (North)...Immigration minister highlights transparency in issuance of citizenship documents...Computers and accessories donated to MLF...Yadanabon University opens national races’ cultural equipment booth...Vegetables plentiful along Sittoung River...Electoral courses opened in Pyapon Township...Fish and prawn resources decline at Myanmar sea...Financial rules, storekeeper courses commence...Over 55429 acres of poppy plantations destroyed...New asphalt road commissioned into service in Tachilek...Duty assigned for cultivation of project crops in Pwintbyu...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon meets members of MCWAs, WAOs in Hsenwi and Kunlong townships...109 officials receive plan drawing & implementation skills...RUMFCCI arranges to give educative talk...Fire preventive measures inspected at markets...Taungdwingyi gets new rural gravel road, bridges...Union Health Minister oversees health care services in Mon State..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Mr Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji, Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Bhutan...Union Foreign Minister receives Bhutan Envoy...First step should be taken for promotion of tourism industry and for emergence of tourism destination in Hsenwi, Kutkai, Lashio and Muse of Shan State (North)...CBM governor seeks banking help from Japan...Myanmar veteran body-builders honoured by World governing body of body-building...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Lt-Gen Soe Win holds discussion with Japanese Deputy Defence Minister...Union Defence Minister, US’s Dy Assistant Secretary of Defence hold talks...Responsible tourism conference held...Transport ministry talks to Thai company to go green..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Excellent services and modern facilities".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Sinbyushin Bridge links east and west bank of Chindwin River, spurring regional development" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 23 February 2012
Date of publication: 23 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Mandalay Region Hluttaw continues for sixth day...Thirteen day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw meeting continues One proposal and one bill discussed, one bill put on record, one bill clarified, one bill submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Government implementing plans on Dawei Special Economic Zone, Thilawa Special Economic Zone and Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone in addition to establishment of many industrial zones to create long-term economic opportunities for merchants and entrepreneurs...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister inspects development tasks...Union Minister provides Palethwe quality paddy...Identity cards to be taken out for matriculation exam announced... Union Minister provides Palethwe quality paddy strain to farmers...Pyithu Hluttaw Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission meets civil society...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon, wife of Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, meets WAO and MCWA in Lashio District, donates rice, oil, cash to orphanages...Displaced families in Kachin State provided with necessities...New concrete road inaugurated...Health care services discussed...Development of fish resources discussed...Anti-snake venom donated...Vocational courses conclude...Outstanding teachers, students awarded...Repaved road commissioned...Wakema gets new asphalt strand road...Inter-village bridge opened...TB patient care service lectured...Htamane making contest held...Skill contest of children held...Wakema facilitated with new rural jetty..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to King of Brunei Darussalam...Government implementing plans on Dawei Special Economic Zone, Thilawa Special Economic Zone and Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone in addition to establishment of many industrial zones to create long-term economic opportunities for merchants and entrepreneurs...Delegation led by Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker leaves for China...CBM Governor receives Executive Vice President of OCBC Bank...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Brunei Darussalam counterpart...Union Mines Minister receives foreign guests...MoU signed between Boards of Trustees of Beijing Tooth Relic Temple and of Shwedagon Pagoda...Workshop on strengthening bilateral cooperation in rice industry between Myanmar and Thailand held...Union H&T Minister receives guests...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan receives Yunnan TV delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Going on the right track".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Thanlwin Bridges (Tarhsan and Tarpa) contributing much to smooth transportation of local people in Shan State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 22 February 2012
Date of publication: 22 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Seventh day session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues - Seven questions asked, replied, one bill approved... Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continued for seventh day - Donations for library put on record, six questions answered, two bills discussed, one proposal discussed and recorded..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Sixth Mandalay Region Working Committee of the Sangha meets...Rehabilitation of displaced families in Kachin State discussed...Myanmar Open Championships 2012 to be held on grand scale at Theinbyu Tennis Court...Refresher course for assistant directors and district auditing officers commences...Micro-credit cooperative society set up...Palethwe grown to meet target production..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Dy FM attends 10th BCIM Forum...Myanmar archers celebrate kissing one gold, two silver...Myanmar, Philippines to cooperate mines exploration...Union FM meets Director of Japan- Myanmar Association...Myanmar tourism delegation leaves for Thailand...Roundtable discussion on improving status of realization of ASEAN community and preparations for ASEAN chairmanship role to be taken by Myanmar in 2014 held...Workshop on Responsible Tourism opened..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A piece of advice" ["Basically, repeating a lesson or subject by rote is one of the most fundamental ways to learning any lesson for students. Generally, the method includes reading notes or a textbook again and again, and re-writing them. Here, time is the most important thing a student has. But unfortunately, some students are wasting it for nothing..."].....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Thanlwin River Crossing Bridge (Tarkawatt) in Tangyan, Shan State; smooth transport from west to east of Thanlwin River" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 21 February 2012
Date of publication: 21 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for sixth day - Seven questions answered, one new proposal submitted, one bill approved, one important proposal submitted, additional members assigned to a commission...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for sixth day - Eight queries replied by respective Union Ministers, one proposal submitted, three proposals tabled, one proposal discussed to be proved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Displaced people in Bhamo and Momauk Tsps provided with assistance...Myanmar Medical Association (Mawlamyine) holds 10th Medical Conference...Han Golf Masters Academy to open basic golfing course...Union I&P Minister inspects issuance of citizenship scrutiny cards...NPE staff make pilgrimage and excursion to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda...Myanmar Selected Karate-do team demonstrates...Reserve paddy purchased...Fire drill exercises in Thanlyin..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, receives ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan and party...Union I&C Minister receives ASEAN Secretary-General...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives RFA Executive Producer...Union FM receives ASEAN Secretary-General...Talk on Myanmar-Thailand trade promotion to be held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Satisfactory results" [Agricultural industry needs proper changes...].....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "People on east and west banks of Thanlwin River are happy with the emergence of Thanlwin River Bridge (Hpa-an)" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 20 February 2012
Date of publication: 20 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein attends concluding of summer paddy cultivation on 369-acre farmland in Pyinmana Township...Union Information and Culture Minister addresses 21st Anniversary of IPRD and awards outstanding staff...Muse gets new library...Displaced people in Waingmaw Township get assistance...Union Construction Minister inspects arrival of heavy machinery...Special Refresher Course No. 45 for basic education teachers concludes at Central Institute of Civil Service (Upper Myanmar)...Union Commerce Minister meets businessmen in Myeik...Dy Ministers Maj-Gen Zaw Win, U Phone Swe console displaced families in Bhamo...Magway Region Chief Minister inspects regional development tasks...Channel-7 new TV programme and 4 Digital TV programmes introduced...Road opened to hail Union Day...Children’s Day observed...Work coord meeting on rural development and poverty alleviation held in Rakhine...MMCWA’s mobile team provide healthcare to villagers in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A simple and perfect exercise" [jogging].....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Thanlwin River-spanning Bridge (Mawlamyine) makes the entire nation accessible to southern-most part of Myanmar" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 19 February 2012
Date of publication: 19 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ancient cultural heritage must be preserved through not only strength of the State but also that of wellwishers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, people and international organizations...Thriving Palethwe hybrid paddy plantations inspected in Nay Pyi Taw...U Gambhira not only committs offences but also insults national-level Sangha organization after his release from prison Legal actions to be taken in consideration of religion, Sasana and purity of Sasana as Dhamma action no more works...NLM hails Valentines Day...Deputy ministers inspect accommodations of displaced persons in Kachin State...Mine blasts in Namkham Township...Union Minister for Information and for Culture meets heads of District/Township IPRDs...Work coord meeting on resettlement of displaced persons in Kachin State held...Special Refresher Course No. 79 for basic education teachers concludes...Dy Education Minister visits schools in PyinOoLwin...Fire drill exercised...Bo Ba Htoo Road put into service...MMA opens Day Care Centre for Aged Doctors...Road/ bridge companies urged to do their utmost in constructing roads, bridges...Chin State sees new reliant Phain-Khwarphe road, Daung Creek Bridge..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Ancient cultural heritage must be preserved through not only strength of the State but also that of wellwishers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, people and international organizations...Coord meeting on drafting sectoral agreement for construction Kalotehta Dam to be used in Dawei Special Economic Zone...Information on Kaladan River Multi-Model Transit Transport Project clarified..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve beauty of mountain ranges forever".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadana Theinga) under construction to shorten distance"...ARTICLE: "Htamane (sticky rice) making competitions" By Hpone Thant (Enchanting Myanmar)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 18 February 2012
Date of publication: 18 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for fifth day - Eleven questions asked and answered, one proposal discussed, one proposal submitted...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for fifth day - Cash donation put on record, ten questions replied, one bill discussed, four proposals approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Table Tennis Tournament of University of Medicine (1) (Yangon) kicks off...Refresher course for engine room artificers concludes...Timetable on radio and TV talk programmes for political parties on policies, stances and programmes announced...Over 8.7m stimulant tablets, tablet machines, chemical powder, four small arms, rounds of ammunition seized in Tachilek Township...Repaved road commissioned...Generator donated to rural health branch...UEC Chairman meets Nay Pyi Taw Election Subcommission, Ottarathiri, Pobbathiri, Zabuthiri and Dekkhinathiri Election Sub-commissions members..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Germany to promote bilateral relations, cooperation...Myanmar, Hungary to promote friendly ties, cooperation...Dy Foreign Affairs Minister attends Delhi Dialogue IV...Coordination meeting on tourist’s safety in Bagan- NyaungU region held...Flesh introduces sports facilities...Myanmar, Singaporean businessmen meet...World Bank says reengaging with Myanmar after 25 years...Special Adviser to UN Secretary-General and Under- Secretary-General meets Kayin State Chief Minister and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Changes are inevitable".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady River Crossing Bridge (Malun) under construction in the time of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 17 February 2012
Date of publication: 17 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: To be able to apply full capacity of dams completed by the former government, irrigation systems yet to be built, dilapidated facilities, and dams and canal systems needing repair will continued to be implemented in order of priority with added momentum - Projects to be implemented for agricultural development in long term national interest will be reviewed in the interests of the people in light of all-round and farsightedness assessment...Proposal “Citizens and service personnel’s pay, salary and allowence to be inevitably raised in coming fiscal year” a matter being taken by Union Government to be implemented - Raising salary of service personnel calls for best management of the government - Raising salary and allowence of service personnel should be carried out only in 2013-2014 fiscal year when necessary measures have already been taken...Industrial development project to create synergic benefits such as creation of jobs for the people, development of advanced technologies, independent production of machines, SME development by manufacturing production lines on industrial scale nationwide and technical expertise to fulfill the industrial requirements of the nation on own in the future - Measures should be taken to initiate investments in industrial development, long-term nation objective - Strategic view shows that the soonest the project is completed, the biggest the benefits to the State...Union government will develop national development project (or) human resource development project with the advice of Hluttaw representatives - Union government taking measures for implementation of ongoing and future tasks that can not be separable and need to be implemented by linking one by one in commensuration with present situation...Members of Union level organizations take part in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 12th day session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker comforts Hluttaw representatives undergoing medical treatment at Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Establishment of Political parties scrutinized, granted...Kayin State celebrates sports events, funfairs...Myanmar Gazette...Presentation of Political parties through Radio and TV...Culture Ministry paying more attention on preventive measures...Paddy purchased for reserve storage...Emergency traditional medicine kits handed over..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, accepts credentials of Hungarian Ambassador...U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, accepts credentials of Ambassador of the State of Kuwait...President U Thein Sein receives Chair of the ASEAN Parliamentary Group of the Parliament of FRG and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Health and examination".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady River crossing Nawade Bridge linking east bank of Ayeyawady River and Rakhine State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 16 February 2012
Date of publication: 16 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw meeting continues for Fourth day...Third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for fourth day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Meat and fish sector entrepreneurs meet...Experts discuss communications bill in detail...Return of displaced families in Kachin State discussed...EP-2 to review current electric supply system...Political parties apply to UEC...New school building opened...Agricultural technology explained...Successive governments conferring religious titles on members of the Sangha, nuns and laypersons for their performances in ensuring perpetuity of Theravada Buddhism - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends coord meeting to confer religious titles and offer rice to monks..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg...Union I&P Minister, Special Adviser to UNSG hold talks...UMFCCI Vice-President meets Belarusian Ambassador...Union FM holds talks with Deputy PM of Luxembourg...Union Commerce Minister receives Japanese guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Int’l Relations Committee Chairman, Norwegian businessmen hold talks...Myanmar, UNICEF sign Country Programme Action Plan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Think right, view straight".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady River Crossing Maubin Bridge contributing to development of socio-economic status of local people in Ayeyawady Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 15 February 2012
Date of publication: 15 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: First Day Third Regular Session of First Yangon Region Hluttaw commences...11th day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Venues set for in-patient metric exam sitters...Horticultural show and contest launched...Dy Minister on inspection tour of Biluchaung Hydropower Project...Four school buildings handed over...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects regional development works...Union Minister for Construction inspects maintenance of Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Myothit-Kanpya (Magway) road...Dy Construction Minister on inspection tour in Yangon South District...UEC, political parties hold coord meeting...Deputy Sports Minister meets officials of sports federations...Defence Ministry to meet with Home Affairs Ministry in women’s volleyball final...New gravel road inaugurated...Talks on environmental conservation given..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Serbian counterpart...President U Thein Sein receives Special Adviser to UNSG and Under-Secretary-General and party...Myanmar, Malawi establish diplomatic relations...Diplomatic relations established between Myanmar, Bhutan...UNSG Special Adviser calls on Union Foreign Affairs Minister...Union Health Minister discusses healthcare services with foreign guests...EU should respond rapidly to Myanmar reforms: EU Commissioner...Union A&I Minister, Vietnamese Ambassador visit Palethwe paddy farms...Union FM felicitates Serbian counterpart...Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg arrives in Yangon...Union Energy Minister holds talks with guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Special Adviser to UNSG..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Wear authentic beauty".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady River-crossing Bala Min Htin Bridge, a crowning pride of Kachin State" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 14 February 2012
Date of publication: 14 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Tenth Day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues discussions on bills, clarification of a bill, submitting a new proposal carried out OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ba Htoo Road opened in Myaungmya Tsp...MMCWA Floricultural Training Course concludes...People’s General Hospital (Sagaing) handed over...Shan State Chief Minister attends opening of roads, diversion of Bilu Creek...UEC receives application for forming political party [Pathi National Congress Party] ...School building in Taungnyo Village opened to mark 65th Anniversary Union Day...Loans for small-scale industries handed over...Maternity Ward handed over...By developing human resources through promoting education and health sectors nation hopes to build modern, developed and democratic nation - Conference on Development Policy Options with Special Reference to Education and Health in Myanmar commences...Cash donated for self-reliant electricity supply...Sports, Defence, Industry and Home Affairs cruise to semifinals in Inter-Ministry Women’s Volleyball Tourney..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives FRG Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, EU Commissioner for Development...EU Commissioner for Development calls on Union Minister for Foreign Affairs...Chairman of Union Election Commission receives Special Adviser to UNSG and Under- Secretary-General and party...Union Health Minister receives Director of VNAH...Pyithu Hluttaw International Relations Committee Chairman receives Belgium Permanent Secretary...Union A&I Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Blaze of greed and anger".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Bo Myat Tun Bridge constructed by Myanmar engineers" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 13 February 2012
Date of publication: 13 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win host reception and dinner in commemoration of 65th Anniversary Union Day 2012...President Office Union Minister inspects development undertakings in Yesagyo, Pakokku townships...National scrutiny card issued in Pobbathiri Tsp...Fire drill exercised at Central Sanpya Fish Market...Water supply launched...Steel trusses being fixed at Ayeyawady Bridge...Deputy Minister emphasizes breeding of mythun in Mindat District...Uniforms presented to bus workers...65th Anniversary Union Day observed in Myeik...Human-trafficking prevention and health knowledge shared...Crime reduction talked...Stationery, assistance provided...65th Anniversary Union Day 2012 State flag-hoisting and saluting ceremonies held in Nay Pyi Taw City Hall...Aungmyay Village BEMS (Branch) gets new school...PawU Library opened in Madaya Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar eyes cooperation with Vietnam on audit field...Commander-in-Chief (Air) leaves for Singapore...Some Myanmar workers receive treatment for choking at factory fire in Thailand....Dy FM wraps up China visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Educational opportunities in Sagaing Region".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Anawrahta Bridge brought about easy access between Chauk and Seikpyu in Magway Region" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 12 February 2012
Date of publication: 12 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Investment in education sector the best guarantee and most valuable for future nation - President U Thein Sein meets Sagaing dwellers to open Arts and Science University (Sagaing), to upgrade Cooperative College (Sagaing), Technological College (Sagaing) to university level...Post-primary schools upgraded to BEMS branches in Myaing Township...Kachin State Chief Minister visits first aid training...Athletes in sports trials of billiard, snooker...Tennis Course for Beginning and Intermediate Levels...Public Works emphasizes improvement of road/bridge constructions in regions, states...Roads open in Ayeyawady Region to mark 65th Union Day...Fire breaks out in Dwayawady Market, Thandwe...Talks, essay contests, English debate organized...Fire breaks out at fuel station in Zabuthiri Township...Fire prevention taken in PyinOoLwin...Agricultural loans disbursed...New government, therefore, is focusing on good governance and clean government Successful establishment of modern, developed democratic new nation calls for combination of democracy with good governance - New government, therefore, is focusing on good governance and clean government (NAY PYI TAW, 12 Feb—The following is the translation of the message of Agga Maha Thayay Sithu, Agga Maha Thiri Thudhamma U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the occasion of the 65th Anniversary Union Day)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Health Minister receives IOM, MBCA delegations...CBM Governor receives foreign guests...Shwe Consortium’s donation to Sittway and Kyaukpyu...Japanese researcher gives talks on exchange rate unification...Special Adviser to UNSG arrives..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Our Union! our family".....Honouring the 65th Anniversary Union Day: "Beauty of Union" Ko Myanmar...POEM: A chorus of amity and unity.....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Magway) linking east bank and west bank of Ayeyawady River" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 11 February 2012
Date of publication: 11 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Ninth day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Public notice for remonstration [Mro National Party]...Competitions on modes of national races dress held...Anti-human trafficking website set up...Four sufferers from KIA Battalion No. 10 seized without arms...Paddy directly purchased from farmers for reserve rice...Application for registration of political parties scrutinized, granted...Specialists, physicians give health care...Traffic rules booth opened...UEC Chairman meets Yangon Region Subcommission, District and Township Subcommissions...65th Anniversary Union Day going out live...Victims from Mansi and Kutkai townships go home..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein felicitates Iranian counterpart...FM receives head of EA, SEA, Pacific International Committee of Red Cross...UNFPA officials call on Union I&P Minister...Union FM sends message of felicitations to Iranian FM...Sports, Culture and Public Relations Development Committee Chairman receives Chairperson of Politics, Information and Public Relations Committee of House of Representatives of Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Hundred fruits, Single stalk".....ARTICLES: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Dedaye) brings Ayeyawady Region up to development" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye.....Hailing the 65th Anniversary Union Day: "With Union Spirit" Kyaw Myo Naung... POEM: "Union where all forces join" Zaw Min Min Oo (Trs)...CARTOON
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 10 February 2012
Date of publication: 10 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Eighth day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: All townships of Nay Pyi Taw witness Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation...Women’s Football Tourney kicks off in DaikU...Htay Min Lwin claims champion in Chess Open Championship...Union Industry Minister, Kayin State Chief Minister inspect Hpa-an Industrial Zone construction...Sagaing Region Chief Minister on tour of Kanbalu...F&MD problem addressed...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister inspects development undertakings in Pathein, Ngaputaw...Two injured in mine blast in Mansi Township, Kachin State...New building opened at BEPS...Pedigrees of golden Hamilton’ carp provided..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Philippine Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs and party...Chinese guests call on Dy Health Minister...Myanmar, Malaysia eye to cooperate in banking services..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A hundred of arrows".....BRIDGE ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady River-crossing Bridge" (Yadanabon) Archives : Maung Nyein Aye.....Hailing the 65th Anniversary Union Day: ARTICLE: "Join hands for the democratic Union" ...POEM: "Build the country with enthusiasm" Min Shwe Moe (Trs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 9 February 2012
Date of publication: 09 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Seventh day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Minhla retransmission station extends coverage to 3000 W...Second coord meeting held for 65th Anniversary Union Day...Village electricity supply discussed...Fire fighting practised...Significant night temperature (8-2-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union FM receives Belarusian Ambassador...Appointment of [Turkish] Ambassador agreed on...Draft report on preparations of Myanmar in conformity with climate change clarified... MoH, Nagaski University sign MoU...Myanmar, Singaporean entrepreneurs to give talks on business 13 Feb...Malaysian military delegation wraps up visit...Myanmar delegation participates in 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit...Union Commerce Minister receives delegation of Itochu Corporation...Union Education Minister receives Belarusian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "May beautiful flowers in eternal blossom".....ARTICLE: "Dawei-Thayetchaung railroad section, secondly-opened section in the time of the new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye.....Hailing the 65th Anniversary Union Day: ARTICLE: "Still tied to smooth the way" Hline Bwa (Parami)...POEM: "Bonds of amity".....POEM: "Unity in diversity"
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 February 2012
Date of publication: 08 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Sixth day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon attend 2010 Myanma Motion Picture Outstanding Awards (Academy Awards) Presentation Ceremony...Abolition of political parties: - (1) Democratic Alliance Party (2) 88-Forces of People’s Party...Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representative substituted...Farmers in Shan State urged to take Biosecurity measures...Kayin State peace-making group, KNU/KNLA Peace Council sign initial peace agreement...Red Cross branch opened...Rising of pass rate in matriculation examination talked..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: US announces limited Myanmar sanctions lifting...General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chief of Defence Forces of Malaysian Armed Forces...FM receives foreign guests...Union Energy Minister receives Russian, Belarus ambassadors...Private banks to provide account transfer service as from 9 Feb...Union H&T and Sports Minister receives Japanese guests...Union Commerce Minister receives Japanese guests...Appointment of Thai Ambassador agreed on......Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing extends warm welcome to Malaysian Chief of Defence Force..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Attitude change makes behavioral change".....ARTICLE: "Yoetayoke-Kyauktaw railroad section, first-ever section opened in time of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Archive: Maung Nyein Aye
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 February 2012
Date of publication: 07 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Fifth day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Thanks to far-sightedness of leaders of the State, university and colleges for development of national races had been established to train new generation of national races as part of human resource development...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Degree College for Development of Union Nationalities Youths (Mandalay)...Stride of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for electricity supply - Kyeeohn Kyeewah Multipurpose Dam Project to be inaugurated soon...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon addresses meeting of Sagaing Township MCWA, WAO...Tasks discussed for conference on special reference to education, health...Coord meeting of Kayah State Government held...Zaykabar Myanmar Open 2012 finishes...235 drug cases exposed in January...First Myanmar Traditional Htamane preparing contest attended by Union Minister U Thein Nyunt...Htantabin opens self-reliant concrete road...New school building handed over...Weather forecast for 7th February, 2012...Motion Picture Outstanding Award-presenting ceremony with distinct presentation.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Kyaw Myo Htut appointed as Myanmar Ambassador to Sweden..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Long-awaited Academy night".....ARTICLE: "More tourists flock to Myanmar" Article & Photo: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 February 2012
Date of publication: 06 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ayeyawady Bridge (Sinkham) brings amity, friendship among national brethren - 11th bridge opened in time of Union Government...Shwegyin Dam and Shwegyin Hydropower Plant emerge in the time of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon attends work coord of Mandalay Region MCWSC...Magway Region Chief Minister tours Minbu, Pwintbyu...MMU holds sixth graduation ceremony...Natalin Township Association (Yangon) meets...School building handed over in KhinU Township...Prize-presentation of Myanmar Open Chess Tournament...Prizes awarded for Zaygaba Myanmar Open 2012...Cash donated to fund of hospital...Post Primary School gets new building...Silt dredged at Thazinadi Lake...New government is implementing 8-point rural development and poverty alleviation scheme and will have to seek ways and means to render medical service to rural villages covered in the project...Academy award presentation live on 7 Feb...Volunteers beautify Magway..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UN human rights envoy concludes visit...Special Rapporteur listens to voices of Kayin locals..... "PERSPECTIVES": "May all flowers be lovely"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 February 2012
Date of publication: 05 February 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government implementing human resources development plans to change natural resources economy into knowledge-based economy...Significant night temperatures (4-2-2012)...Measure for transportation of the new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Nay Pyi Taw Airport)...Daw Nan Shwe Hmon attends work coord meeting of PyinOoLwin Township MCWA and WAO...MPT to introduce more GSM/UMTS release in March...Yangon Mayor inspects road upgrading, sanitation...Basic education level work coordination meeting held...Discussion on revenue held...Palethwe paddy grown through GAP...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan, Chief Minister U Myint Swe attend fifth Tun Foundation Literary Award ceremony 2011...Summer sports training courses to be held in Nay Pyi Taw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thai Foreign Minister visits Myanmar- Thai Friendship Bridge, trade zone...Hend maintains Zaygaba Open lead after third day..... "PERSPECTIVES":"A burden no democratic society can tolerate".....ARTICLE: "Dancing on the Mountain Tops" Article: Hpone Thant; Photos: Sonny Nyein [Naga culture].....JOKE: NLM-ner Joke
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 February 2012
Date of publication: 04 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Fourth day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues - Union level organizations explain National Planning Bills, Union Supplementary Budget Allocation Bill 2012, Union Budget Bill 2012..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ayeyawady Bridge (Sinkhan) to emerge as 11th bridge in the time of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Instructions of Supreme Court of the Union further clarified in Magway...Specialists give health care to local people in Zabuthiri Township...Inter-Station Football Tournament held in Kangyidaunt Township...16th SSMNC Plenary Meeting on 24-25 Feb, 6th SCWCSAG Meeting 27-29 Feb...Advanced Communicative English Course concludes...Blast in Tamu kills boy, wounds girl...Namkham BEHS gets new building...Cash donated for renovation of Pakhangyi Archaeological Museum...Self-reliant natal ward opens in Thaton Tsp..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to President of Sri Lanka...New asphalt road inaugurated...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Prime Minister of Sri Lanka...ASEAN-Australia Asialink Conversations held...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Sri Lankan counterpart...Bago Region Chief Minister receives Italian Ambassador, Deputy Head of Mission...Myanmar, Thai students exchange language and cultural fine arts...Special rapporateur visits Insein Jail, meets NLD chairman...UNESCO to cooperate in drafting media law...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing receives Bangladeshi Chief of the Naval Staff...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Senate President of Kingdom of Thailand and party...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives Senate President of Kingdom of Thailand and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "What the most difficult thing is!".....ARTICLES: "Why English?" Than Daing Kaung (Meiktila)..."Worrying problem of today’s mode of dress" Ko Shwe Maung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 February 2012
Date of publication: 03 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Third day session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues - National Planning Bills, Supplementary Union Budget Allocation Bill (2012), Union Budget Bill (2012) submitted... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein observes development of Toa Payoh Housing...Endeavours of the new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to boost agricultural production (Kanyin Dam)...Mon State level peace-making group, NMSP peace-making group sign initial agreement...Instructions of Supreme Court of the Union further clarified in Pathein...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker comforts Amyotha Hluttaw representative at Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Yaykhalok (Chaungwa) Bridge opened to link Kyaunggon and Einme...Environmental conservation talked...Breeding of golden Hamilton’s carp extended...Cash donated to Mandalay General Hospital..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein,wife Daw Khin Khin Win meet embassy staff in Singapore...UEC Chairman meets United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice-Admiral Nyan Tun welcomes Bangladeshi Chief of the Naval Staff...Union Attorney- General receives Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar...Myanmar delegation members observe respective sectors on their visit to Singapore...Union Rail Minister receives Mr Quintana...President’s Advisory Group leader receives Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar...Daw Khin Khin Win, wife of President U Thein Sein, tours Singapore...President U Thein Sein and wife leave Singapore...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Mr Tomas Ojea Quintana and party...Myanmar, France to promote tourism industry...Chief Justice of the Union receives Mr Quintana...Dy Education Minister receives Mr Quintana...Sky Net signs agreement as official broadcaster for Bundesliga in Myanmar...President U Thein Sein meets officials of Kuok, Wilmer investment companies of Malaysia...President U Thein Sein gives interview to The Straits Times Senior Reporter..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Young but courteous at heart"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 February 2012
Date of publication: 02 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Bridges opened in reign of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Nagapauk Bridge, Kyahtoo Creek Bridge, Sittoung Cannel Bridge, Yenwe Creek Bridge...UEC gives green light to KDP [Kayin Democratic Party]...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister meets locals of Pathein...Summer sports training courses to be launched...Dy Sports Minister views sailing camp construction site...Two innocent people injured in mine blast in Phakant Township of Kachin State...Winners awarded in Township Administrator’s Cup...Myanmar Traditional Chess Singles Open Tournament 15-23 Feb...Township Administrator’s Cup Football Tourney commences..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Singaporean President extends warm welcome to President U Thein Sein and wife...President U Thein Sein, Singaporean President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam hold talks...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Union Health Minister receives American guests...Mr Quintana calls on Dy Foreign Minister...President U Thein Sein attends breakfast hosted by Singaporean Honourable Senior Minister...Ayeyawady Region CM receives foreign guests...UMFCCI officials receives Telenor Group of Norway...Myanmar President, Singaporean PM hold talks, agree technical cooperation...Myanmar delegation headed by President U Thein Sein, wife arrive Singapore...President U Thein Sein and wife attend dinner hosted by Singaporean President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam and wife...President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win arrives back from Republic of Singapore..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards an era of human resources-driven economy".....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 8.5pp; Foreign news, 3pp; Foreign sport, 2pp; Science & technology, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 February 2012
Date of publication: 01 February 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: First day third regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw kicks off - President’s message recorded, joint committee formed, duties assigned, bills submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Internally displaced persons being provided with cash assistance...Mayangon Township Music Association holds AGM...Coord meeting on production and trade development held...Undertakings for development of Naga region discussed...BEPS holds school family day...Club House of Royal Mingaladon Golf & Country Club opens...Danger of drugs, crime reduction talked...Mdy Mayor’s Cup Floricultural Contest kicks off on 12 Feb...Union EP-2 Minister visits Myaukpyin power station in Patheingyi...Bridges commissioned into service in time of new government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Specialists’ team provides healthcare to local people in Thandaunggyi...Progress of communications in Myitkyina inspected...Cash donated for increase of pass rate...Cultivation of Palethwe paddy strain demonstrated...Integrated farm secures achievement...Doping Control Officer Training Course commences..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: AIM Bazaar 2012 to be held on 5 Feb...Union Health Minister receives Chairman of General Electric Corporate-Asia Pacific and ASEAN Headquarters...UN human rights envoy arrives...iCTSI Business Group calls on Dy Transport Minister..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stability, Peace, Independence and Human Rights".....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 5.5pp; Foreign news, 6pp; Foreign sport, 2pp; Science & technology 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 February 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 January 2012
Date of publication: 31 January 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw candidates to be scrutinized in accord with law...Hluttaw candidates to exactly follow directives and notifications of UEC in canvassing for votes...Pyithu Hluttaw third regular session continues for third day - Twelve questions answered, one bill approved, three reports approved and two proposals discussed...Third regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for third day - Message sent by the President put on record, two proposals discussed, one proposal withdraw, one proposal approved and five proposals submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coord meeting on Drawing and Implementation of Human Resources Development Project...Kyangin-Pakokku Railroad linking north and south of Myanmar...Mine blasts while planting, leaving two insurgents dead, engine derailed - Explosives seized from insurgent’s wife...Dy Construction Minister meets staff from Public Works of Shan State...Public Announcement by Myanma Posts and Telecommunications...Imported gas pipes delivered to worksites...Festival of Mann Shwe Settaw Buddha’s Sacred Footprint opened...Fingerlings released into dam...Cash donated for increase of pass rate...Weather for 30th January, 2012..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar citizens working abroad to have chance to remit their income to homeland via banks...Workshop on media development kicks off...UMFCCI President meets Japanese delegation members of Mitsubishi Corporation..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Your parents’ wish and your own future".....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 10pp; Foreign news, 3pp; Foreign sport, 1p; Foreign celebrities, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 January 2012
Date of publication: 30 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Elderly veteran librarians honoured for 14th time...Union H&T Minister addresses work coord meeting...Selected student sport team of Yangon Region honoured...Karate-do Technical Seminar conducted...Sixty junior engineers receive skills at refresher courses...U-27 Football Tournament concludes...Yangon-Mandalay Highway links whole Myanmar...Experiences of work coord meeting between Union Supreme Court and Region/State High Courts recounted...Over 200 golfers participate in Meiktila Golf Tourney...Bago Region Chief Minister attends work coord meeting...Talks on environmental conservation held...New school building inaugurated...Focus Myanmar TV Programme...Weather Map of Myanmar and Neighbouring Areas...Weather for 30th January, 2012...Peace agreement signed between Union level peace-making group and Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP)/Shan State Army peace-making group...K 5000 mobile “impossible for the time being”...Significant night temperatures (29-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win leave for Republic of Singapore on goodwill visit...Documentary photos exhibition on XXVI SEA Games Indonesia opened...Ayeyawady Chief Minister meets foreign guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard, our farmers! Golden future is ahead!".....ARTICLE: "To grab the golden opportunity" By Maung Hlaing [Re ICE-Internet, Computer and English language.].....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 6pp; Foreign news: 5.5pp; Foreign business, 1.5pp; Foreign sport, 1p; Science & technology, 1p, Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 January 2012
Date of publication: 29 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo addresses meeting on development of Naga region...Water supply to be cut off temporarily...Zabuthiri Stadium to complete in Dec...Yenwe Chaung Bridge over Yenwe Creek opens in Bago Region...Course on drawing and implementation of plans (official level) concludes...Thuta Ahman Library put into service in TadaU Township...Zaw Zaw Latt clinches title in Road to Victory...Public warned not to use oral-promise payment in trading...Myanmar Nurse and Midwife Association meets...Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) creates huge benefits...Traffic rules disseminated...Stake driven for station hospital...Focus Myanmar TV Programme...Weather for 29th January, 2012...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin attend opening of Aungthiri Village...Significant night temperatures (28-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Officials discuss holding Conference on development policy options for education, Health...Reuters interviews Union Energy Minister...Second Seminar on International Gastro-Intestinal and Liver commences..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build a beautiful world with a sense of philanthropy".....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 6pp; Foreign news, 6pp; Foreign sport, 1.5pp; Scienmce & technology, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5pp; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 January 2012
Date of publication: 28 January 2012
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw in session for second day - Seven questions asked and answered, two new proposals submitted, one bill discussed at today’s session...Taninthayi Region Hluttaw holds special meeting 1/2012...First Amyotha Hluttaw in session for second day - Seven questions answered, two bills submitted, two proposals discussed and two proposals submitted at today’s session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Appointment of Chief Minister for Taninthayi Region Government...Danger of drugs talked...Fire drill demonstrated...Sports training courses 12 March-6 April...Farmers get pre-payment for selling high-yield rice...Long, magnificent Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku)...Industry Ministry secures champion in Inter- Ministry Men’s Volleyball Tournament...Education of displaced students in Myitkyina discussed...Health care for mother and children explained...Sowing of Palethwe paddy strain demonstrated..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union FM arrives back from India...Workshop on Public Private Partnership Readiness held...IMF sees Myanmar as Asia’s next economic bright spot..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Living alive" [According to the Buddha, it is extremely rare for us to be born as human beings...]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 January 2012
Date of publication: 27 January 2012
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: "For the people to be able to earn their livelihoods democratically or independently in accord with the law, democracy cause and human rights are being promoted in line with the constitution" (NAY PYI TAW, 26 Jan—President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein sent a message to the Speakers of the third regular session of the first Pyithu Hluttaw and the third regular session of the first Amyotha Hluttaw which commenced today. The following is the translation of the message)...First day third regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw held - Today’s session includes formation of one commission and one committee, reformation of Hluttaw committee, reply to five questions by respective Union Ministers, submitting one bill sent by Pyithu Hluttaw with amendment, and submitting one bill and two proposals...Third regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw commences - Chairmen and secretaries of Pyithu Hluttaw Public Accounts Committee, Hluttaw Rights Committee and Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee submit reports to Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Dy L&F Minister inspects construction of foot-andmouth disease vaccine lab...Road To Victory Golf Tournament continues...Winners in cricket tournament awarded...Myanmar Open Chess Tournament commences...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets departmental personnel and locals on inspection tour of Kawthoung...Laterite roads opened in Nyaunglebin...Control of bird flu, new castle diseases disseminated...Focus Myanmar TV Programme...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coord meeting of 65th Anniversary Union Day Organizing Central Committee...Significant night temperatures (26-1-2012)...Objectives of the 65th Anniversary Union Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Health Minister receives President of The Johns Hopkins University...Dy Culture Minister meets Nepalese Ambassador...UN Chief praises Myanmar, plans visit there soon...Norwegian Foreign Minister concludes visit...Myanmar to cooperate with Johns Hopkins University...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin attend reception to mark Republic Day of India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The land of justice, freedom and equality"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 January 2012
Date of publication: 26 January 2012
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: MPs arrive Nay Pyi Taw to attend third regular sessions of Hluttaws...Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives substituted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Road to Victory continues for second day...TEO’s Shield Football Tourney kicks off in Shwepyitha...Kayin State Chief Minister meets gold mining entrepreneurs...Dy Health Minister on inspection tour of hospitals in Yangon, Ayeyawady Regions...BEMS Branch inspected in Pobbathiri Township...Daw Khin Saw Hnin, wife of concerned.—MNA Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, meets WAO, MMCWA of Taninthayi Region...Despite cold weather, Chaungtha Beach remains a unique destination...Bhamo Township gets rural health centre...Talks on drug disadvantages given...Health care given to the aged...Focus Myanmar TV Programme: MYANMAR INTERNATIONAL; MYANMAR TV... Weather for 26th January, 2012...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo looks into regional development in Kyunsu, Bokpyin townships...Significant night temperatures (25-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win to pay goodwill visit to Singapore...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Indian President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Australian Governor-General...President U Thein Sein receives Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs and party...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs and party...AUSTRALIA DAY OBSERVED...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Indian counterpart...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Australian counterpart...3rd Meeting for Asian Programme for Regional Capacity Enhancement for Landslide Impact Mitigation commences...Kayin State Chief Minister meets gold mining entrepreneurs...UMFCCI officials meet Japanese guests...Pakistani President-led delegation concludes visit to Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Citizens’ Fundamental Rights, Democracy and Human Rights Committee Chairman receives Executive Director of Geneva-based ILO Office...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Indian Prime Minister...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Indian Vice President...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham sends message of felicitations to Indian Vice President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Australian Prime Minister..... "PERSPECTIVES": "With Dawei beginning,.......".....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 7pp; Foreign news, 5p; Foreign sport, 1.5pp; Science & technology, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 January 2012
Date of publication: 25 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Progress of Mobile phone installation in Mdy inspected...Cash for X-ray television system donated to Myaungmya hospital...Upgraded BEMS opened in Sakamya Village...UEC gives green light to Mro National Party...Meeting on successful holding of Myanma Motion Picture Outstanding Award ceremony takes place...Union Energy Minister, Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister oversee regional development tasks in Myanaung Tsp...Mdy blood bank honours blood donors...Shwebo BEMS-1 gets asphalt road...Cash donated for construction of highway bus terminal...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo facilitates all-sector development of Taninthayi Region...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets departmental officials and townselders of Myeik..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Pakistani President Mr Asif Ali Zardari and party...President U Thein Sein hosts dinner to Pakistani President Mr Asif Ali Zardari and party...Pakistani President arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Assistant Secretary of State...Stars appear at hotels...ICRC Rep calls on Union Minister at President Office...EU eases sanctions on Myanmar after reforms...Statement at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Mission to Myanmar...Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets ICRC delegation...Union I & P Minister receives UNODC Resident Representative...Fourth session on Myanmar- Philippines Policy Consultation held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Have a sense of gratitude".....ARTICLE: "World class wooden sculpture contest and sale beckoning to visitors" Byline & Photo: Koyin Thagi.....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 8pp; Foreign news, 4pp; Foreign sport, 1.5pp; Science & technology, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 January 2012
Date of publication: 24 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo inspects progress of Dawei Special Economic Zone Project and regional development of Taninthayi Region...Application for registration as political party granted [Myanmar National Congress Party]...Union A & I Minister inspects flood preventive measures in Bago Region...Forever starts Taste of TV course...Lashio University organizes track and field contests...Traditional cane-ball contest concludes...Invitational football tourney winds up...Verdict delivered to 13 special appeal cases...Semi-finals of Nay Pyi Taw Inter-ministry volleyball (2012)...Workshop on Livestock Products Market held in Pathein...Revenue matters discussed...Uniforms provided to midwifery trainees...Significant night temperatures (23-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Labour Ministry closely cooperating with ILO on forced labour issues...Drug-resistant malaria found in Greater Mekong Sub-region..... "PERSPECTIVES": "When breeze comes…" [fire-fighting].....ARTICLE: "Plums from Singaing going to Ygn market" Article and Photo: Aung Min (Singaing).....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 5.5pp;Foreign news, 6pp; Foreign sport, 1pp; Foreign business, 1.5pp; Science & technol;ogy, 1p; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 January 2012
Date of publication: 23 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Education Minister inspects BEHSs in Kamayut, Insein townships...Self-reliant asphalt road commissioned in Homalin...Traffic rules talked at Mawlamyine University...Midwifery course commences...Union A&I Minister visits 400-ton Ayeya Hintha Rice Mill...Kachin State’s Anti-Human Trafficking Committee meets...University of Pharmacy (Yangon) celebrates 20th anniversary...MMCWA provides mobile health care in Toungoo Township...New school building opened...Pwintbyu Township opens rural health branch...Rural school gets new building...Clinic for Sangha opened...Literary talks held in Dabayin Township, Sagaing Region...Stake driven for X-ray building...Traffic rules talked in Kengtung...Winners in Development of School Libraries and Reading Habit Festival awarded...Significant night temperatures (22-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives US Senator Mr John Sidney McCain and party...Golden oldies ready to shine at Zaykabar Open Asian Tour at the age of 50 years and 145 days when he won...Insee Diamond Cement hosts Thank You Party...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann receives US Senator Mr John Sidney McCain and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cost-effective marketing strategy".....ARTICLES: "Journey to the east" by H. K. Aye Photos: A. M. Soe..."Hand-made Paper of Shan State" Byline & Photos: Sai Tha Hlaing (Orange Land).....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 6.5pp; Foreign news, 5.5pp; Foeign sport, 1.5pp; Science & technology, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Foreign celebrities, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 January 2012
Date of publication: 22 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: More men, machines to employ in Mdy for earlier completion of GSM project...MWAF donates cash, stationery to youth training schools...Preventive measures against bird flu inspected...Farmers of Toungoo nurtures Palethwe paddy strain...Significant night temperature (21-1-2012)...Kayin State Chief Minister addresses work coordination meetings...Dy Health Minister visits hospitals in Thongwa, Kayan...New building, school furniture handed over...Teak, hardwood saplings in nursery...Dedaye gets new rural gravel road...Bridge to be constructed to link villages in Meiktila...Acting Region Chief Minister inspects Myeik-Dawei Union Highway...Meiktila Golf Club to hold invitational golf tournament...MPF Chief’s Shield Track and Field C’ship opened...One stop service of video licence in Muse, Kyukok...Zoologist to seek micro-algae’s green potential...Semifinals of fifth inter-ministry volleyball tournament on 23 Jan...Maubin-Twantay tarred road opens...Union A&I Minister inspects model mechanized farming zone...Embankment built in Aunglan...Free clinic opened in Meiktila..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Winners awarded in 3rd Japan Cup Karate-do C’ship...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister receives Chairman of Texhong Textile Group Limited of Hong Kong...Union F&R Minister receives IMF officials..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s value small changes"....."ARTICLE: "Marketable cabbages and Shan tomatoes of Thahtaygon Village of Tatkon Township" Article: Aung Kyaw Lin Kyi (Kyemon); Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon).....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related items, 5pp; Foreign news, 7.5pp; Foreign sport, 1p; Science & technology, 1p; Foreign business, 0.5p; Foreign celebrities, 0,5p; Health, 0,5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 January 2012
Date of publication: 21 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS; Road to Victory golf tournament 24-27 Jan...Wesley Hospital in Kalay reaches its silver jubilee...UEC scrutinizes political party [Tailai (Red Shan) Nationalities Development Party (TNDP)]...Counterfeit revenue stamps exposed, action taken against offenders...Knowledge on crime reduction disseminated...Fire preventive measures taken...Stake driven for construction of bridge...Cornerstones laid for Concrete Blockused Sample Building..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein gives an interview with Ms Eizabeth Graham Weymouth, Senior Associate Editor of The Washington Post...IMF Mission calls on Union Energy Minister...MoU on 17th State level meeting of Myanmar-India Civil Authorities signed...Chess trainees pass FIDE Trainers Seminar...Cornerstones laid for Concrete Blockused Sample Building...Road, bridge open in Meiktila to hail 65th Anniversary Union Day..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Natural beauty vis-à-vis showy beauty".....ARTICLE: "Emergence of roads and bridges testifying to national development" Byline & Photos: Kalay-Win Thu.....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news, 6pp; Foreign news, 6pp; Foreign business, 1.5pp; Foreign sport, 1p; Science & technology, 0.5p; Health, 0.5p; Foreign celebrites, 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 January 2012
Date of publication: 20 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Naga Traditional New Year Festival packed with tourists and guests...Crime reduction and anti-human trafficking educative pamphlets distributed...Significant night temperature (19-1-2012)...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Ministry of Culture to play a main role in resurrecting, preserving and promoting cultural heritages: Union Information and Culture Minister...Child and human rights educative measures workshop produces valuable advices for Myanmar...Farmers from Magway Region visit farmer educative farms in capital...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects construction of Sittway University...New school buildings handed over in Myaung Township...Mandalay fire burns down 26 houses, renders 28 households homeless...Union Commerce Minister on field trip of YeU...Meeting with Dr Manam Tuja who will stand for by-election...School buildings handed over...Mindat harvests model monsoon paddy...Cultivation of Palethwe rice plants demonstrated in Kyaiklat Township...Educative talks organized...Talks on IT application disseminated...Union level peace-making group meets representatives of KIO - Both sides issue statement on peace process...Plan to mark World Wetland Day 27-29 Jan...Vendors in Nattalin joyful with loans disbursed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Home Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs and party attending to 17th State level meeting of Myanmar-India Civil Authorities...Multiplier course on enhancing quality assurance opens...2nd BIMSTEC member countries adopt PPA...Myanmar, India vow to ensure everlasting border stability...3rd Japan Cup Karatedo Championship commences...Child and human rights educative measures workshop produces valuable advices for Myanmar...Dy Tourism minister attends 15th ASEAN Tourism Ministers Meeting and related meetings..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prospecting for gold while travelling".....ARTICLE: "Theidpan Market to be upgraded by secret voting system" Byline & Photo: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindaing).....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 5.5pp; Foreign news: 6pp; Foreign sport: 1.5pp; Foreign business: 1.5pp; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p; Science & technology: 0.5p; Health: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 January 2012
Date of publication: 19 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo inspects Yasagyo Multi-purpose Dam Project, development undertakings in Kalay...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets district and township officials in Kalay...Danger of narcotic drugs disseminated...Sports competitions organized in Yanbye...Sports trial for billiards, snooker, carom on 9 Feb...Basic livestock breeding and veterinary course conducted...Farmlands of Palethwe hybrid paddy strain inspected...Union F&R Minister meets officers, staff of departments, enterprises under F&R Ministry in Mandalay...Dy Construction Minister inspects rural development tasks in Kawhmu...Thithnapin General Economic Cooperative Ltd formed...Educative talks on traffic rules given...Fire drills demonstrated...Model monsoon plot harvested...Significant night temperature (18-1-2012)...Land management under systematic supervision not to lose actual rights of deserved persons...KIA mine blast leaves three dead and one injured in Phakant Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Information & Culture Minister receives BBC world news editor...U Kyaw Soe Win appointed as Ambassador to Lao PDR...Myanmar, Bangladesh hold bilateral air services consultations...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Nanda Kyaw Swa receives Australian MP Ms Janelle Saffin...Union Transport Minister receives Malaysian Ambassador...Attorney-General of the Union Dr Tun Shin receives Singaporean Ambassador...CHINESE SPRING FESTIVAL MARKED...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives Australian MP Ms Janelle Saffin..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Always be alert" [fire prevention].....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 7.5pp; Foreign news: 4.5pp; Foreign sport: 1.5pp; Science & technology: 1p; Foreign business: 0.5p; Health: 0.5p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 January 2012
Date of publication: 18 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New school building handed over in Hinthada Tsp...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo and wife attend ceremony to present offertories to members of the Sangha in Leshi Township...Union level peace-making group, RCSS/SSA peace-making group sign 11 initial agreement...Zaykabar Myanmar Open Golf Tournament 2012 on 2-5 Feb...Special Refresher Course No 45 for basic education teachers opened...Taungdwingyi boosts production of pigeon...MRCS provides relief aids...Fire drill exercised at Padetha Market in Hinthada...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets departmental personnel, Naga national chieftains of Leshi Tsp...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets officials, social organizations, townselders, locals from Homalin, Mopainglut of Sagaing Region..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives US Senator Mr Addison Mitchell McConnell and party...President U Thein Sein receives senior editor of The Washington Post and party...US Senator, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker vow to cooperate between two parliaments...FM meets United States Senator...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...Myanmar, France to further strengthen cooperation in cultural sector...Government to provide Euro 400,000 for preservation of Myanmar cultural heritage - Project for preservation of the cultural heritage is the first of its kind to be launched with the assistance of UNESCO in a decade..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Compete in both self-interest and public interest".....ARTICLE: "Experts meet to prepare key biodiversity areas conservation" (From our correspondent Aye Min Soe)....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related nws: 8pp; Foreign news: 4pp); Foreign sport: 1p; Foreign business news: 1p; Science & technology: 1p; Health: 0,5p; Foreign celebraties; 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 January 2012
Date of publication: 17 January 2012
Description/subject: HLUTTAWS: Work coord meeting on holding Hluttaw Third Regular Session held.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin participate in Naga New Year Festival...GSM extension project taking shape in Mon State...Child and human rights educative measures workshop held...Union A&I Minister inspects mechanized paddy farms, calls for boosting of quality paddy production...Construction Dy Minister inspects roads and bridges...Fifth Inter-ministry Men’s Volleyball Tournament 2012 kicks off...88-Forces of People’s Party allowed to register...Myanma New Society Democratic Party allowed to register...Civilian injured in KIA (Kachin) mine blast...Basic tailoring course opened...Cash and kind donated to Parahita School...Government’s implementation of rural development and poverty alleviation tasks will facilitate progress of whole Naga region...Significant night temperature (16-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives French Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Affairs...Amyotha Hluttaw speaker receives French Minister...Appointment of ambassador agreed on...Amyotha Hluttaw speaker meets former Japanese PM...Child and human rights educative measures workshop held...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives French Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann receives Japanese Former Prime Minister...Nine companies handed over socio-economic development plans...French Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs wraps up visit...Amyotha Hluttaw speaker receives ICRC rep...Union Foreign Affairs Minister meets French counterpart...Khamaungdway Village Primary School in Pauktaw Tsp gets new building...Basic diplomatic skills course opened..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Smokeless industry".....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 9pp; Foreign news: 3.5pp; Foreign sport: 1.5pp; Science & technology: 1p; Health: 0.5p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 January 2012
Date of publication: 16 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo and wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin offer alms to monks in Hkamti...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets departmental officials, social organizations, townselders from Nanyun, Panhsaung of Naga Self-Administered Zone...Installation of 2nd 37-megawatt generator from Kyeeohn Kyeewa Multi-purpose Dam project inspected...FIDE Trainers’ Seminar commences...Basic fire fighting course concludes at MTE...Lower Binhlaing Road opened as repaved facility...Fund to be set up for implementing long-term plans on education, health, rural development and poverty alleviation...Naga nationals celebrate New Year...Night temperature goes down..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: French Foreign and European Affairs Minister meets political parties...US Senator Mr Addison Mitchell McConnell arrives in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s try to be a good citizen".....ARTICLE: "Myanma Airways, Sun Far to operate special domestic flights" (From our Correspondent Htin Kyaw Aye).....BREAKDOWN OF COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 5.5pp; Foreign news: 5.5pp; Foreign sport: 1.5pp; Science & technology: 1.5pp; Foreign business news: 0.5p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 January 2012
Date of publication: 15 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: First 37-megawatt generator from Kyeeohn Kyeewa Multi-purpose Dam Project goes into operation...Importance of public-private partnership stressed...New Rainfall Record...Union Construction Minister inspects road, bridge repairing...Sangyoung BEHS-2 to pay respects to retired teachers...Myanmar National Women’s Affairs Committee meets...Vegetable crops thriving along Sittoung River basin...Rural development discussed...Students take part in poem recitation and story telling contest...Innocent civilian injured in mine blast of KIA (Kachin) Group...Winners in Doh Kyay Ywa Journal Short Story Contest announced...Swamp scheme for old vehicles going on...MLF provides books to village library...Labutta gets asphalt street...Babies, mothers take part in contest...Loans disbursed to farmers...Funds provided for cooperatives in Buthidaung, Maungtaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Japan to further cooperate in forestry...Foreign Heads of State and Honorary Consul General of Myanmar in Lebanon send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...Honorary Consul General of Myanmar in Lebanon sends felicitations to Vice-Presidents....AFEO presents engineering awards...Commander-in-Chief (Air) Lt-Gen Myat Hein back from Pakistan...Delegation led by French Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives...Pansodan-Dalla ferry crowded with tourists...Myanmar, Japan eye closer cooperation in economic and industrial sectors..... "PERSPECTIVES": "May peace be with us".....ARTICLE: Ayeyawady Bridge (Sinkhan) in Kachin State, nearing completion Byline: Kayan Soe Myint Photo: Kyaw Moe Lwin.....COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 6pp; Foreign news: 6.5pp; Science & technology: 2pp; Foreign sport: 1p; Health: 0.5p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 January 2012
Date of publication: 14 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo on inspection tour of Hkamti District...Union Supreme Court, Region/State High Courts meet...Union Information and Culture Minister makes an inspection tour around Pale Township, presents cash assistance for regional development...Health research conference concludes...Libraries open in Lashio, Paungde...Student aerobic contest LOCAL SPORTS organized in Toungoo...Sumitomo Golf Classic reaches third round...New asphalt road commissioned...Defence Services Personnel Region Hluttaw Representative substituted...Ottarathiri Township facilitated with new hospital (50-bed)...Basic English proficiency course for staff concludes...New Year IT & Mobile Fair starts...Union F & R Minister calls for modernization of banking services...Notice for micro finance associations to apply for registration, business license...Dimawhso observes Kayah State Day...School Family Day held in Nyaungdon BEHS-1...Oxygen provider donated to hospital...Five-point initial agreements signed to restore peace with KNU - President orders to suspend attacks while building mutual understanding...State level peace-making group, KNU peace-making group sign initial agreement...Statement by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission [welcoming the recent release of prisoners]..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan to invest in Myanmar’s energy sector...Japanese Economic Minister calls on Union Mines Minister...Japanese minister meets UMFCCI president..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Tears of joy" [release of prisoners].....COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 7.5pp; Foreign news: 6pp; Foreign sport: 1p; Science & technology: 0.5p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p; Health: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 January 2012
Date of publication: 13 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Amnesty granted to 651 male and female prisoners in accordance with Section 401, Sub-section (1) of Code of Criminal Procedure aimed at enabling them to participate in national reconciliation and political processes...Socio-economic development of rural people undertaken in Monywa District...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Two diesel engines handed over to IWT...Myanmar Medical Research Conference goes on...Sports events hail Kayah State Day...Human trafficking exposed through hot line...Work-coordinating meeting for constructions held...Construction of sports grounds, gymnasiums inspected...Dy Construction Minister looks into Kyaukse-Yeywa-PyinOoLwin Road...Myanmar Open Chess 25 Jan-3 Feb...Achievement in chess event discussed...Village football tournament wimps up in Htantabin Township...Dalla Township gets new road, bridge...Fire preventive measures taken...Health knowledge shared...Union Ministers on inspection tour of self-reliant library, high yield Palethwe hybrid paddy plantation in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Emergency traditional medicine kits distributed...Personnel, farmers observe thriving Palethwe paddy plantation..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: General Min Aung Hlaing visits Wing-7 of Royal Thai Air Force in Suratthani Province of Thailand...Dy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US House of Representatives...Union Health Minister meets Samsung Corporation GM...ASEAN FMs reiterate call for lifting eco sanctions on Myanmar...First Vice-President of Islamic Republic of Iran sends felicitations to Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo...First Vice-President of Islamic Republic of Iran sends felicitations to Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin attends ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) Retreat...Workshop on ASEAN-ROK Film Community Project, One Asia in Film held...Myanmar, UNICEF to cooperate in education works..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Dusk of life".....COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 6 pp; Foreign news: 6pp; Science & Technology: 2pp; Foreign sport: 1p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p; Health: 0.5p
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 January 2012
Date of publication: 12 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coord meeting for holding Union Day...Model plot of monsoon paddy harvested...Bagan region focal point of almost all historical ancient heritages of nation and people...Tennis coaching course from 7 to 20 February...Sumitomo Golf Classic commences...December mass walk activity organized...Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Men’s Volleyball Tournament commences...Martial arts competitions 15-21 Jan...Medical Research Conference continues for third day...Agricultural officials discuss effective application of studies...Aids provided to Myaungmya suburbs...Talks on “Investment and Public Companies” on 29 Jan...Talk on anti-human trafficking given...Babies, model mothers awarded...Weather forecast for 12th January, 2012...Traffic rules explained...Two people including one from KNU killed, 11 wounded in bomb blast in Anankwin Village of Kyain-seikkyi Township - Injured undergoing medical treatment at Thanbyuzayat, Mawlamyine hospitals...Earthquake report...Talks on trafficking in person held...Micro-credit societies disburse loans..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...General Min Aung Hlaing visits Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy...Foreign gas and oil companies to invest in energy sectors...Union Health Minister receives Alternate Chair of AusAID, Vice- Chairman of Asia Society...Union Transport Minister meets Japanese guests...Union ECF Minister receives foreign guests...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing calls on Thai Prime Minister Ms Yingluck Shinawatra..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fight poverty first in far-flung areas".....ARTICLES: "Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Educative Shows and Contest draws people interests" Byline: Mar Mar Soe Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)..."Golden land Myanmar attracting great attention of tourists" By Ko Gyi Tha.....COVERAGE: Myanmar-related news: 6.5pp; Foreign news: 6.5pp; Foreign sport: 1p; Science & technology: 1.5pp; Health: 0.5p.
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 January 2012
Date of publication: 11 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Foundation stone of new library laid in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...Innocent civilian injured in KIA’s mine blast...A-1 Cup U-21 Invitational Football Tournament held...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services visits Special Warfare Command...Tarmacking of Shwebo-Sabenantha road section inspecte...Bomb blast kills one, wounds 11...MMRC continues for second day...Wakema gets rural dispensary...Farmers observe plantations of paddy, sunflower, maise...Meeting between UEC and Region/State, District sub-commissions held... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives US Special Rep...US Special Rep meets UEC Chairman...Dy Culture Minister receives Asia Society Vice-President...Myanmar shooters to compete in Kuwait International Shooting Grand Prix...Commander-in-Chief calls on Chief of Defence Forces of Royal Thai Armed Forces...Commander-in-Chief (Air) on goodwill visit to Pakistan...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services meets Thai Defence Minister...Chief of Defence Forces of Royal Thai Armed Forces welcomes General Min Aung Hlaing... "PERSPECTIVES": "Everyone has the duty to follow civic rules".....ARTICLE: "A breath to the poor" Article: Ko Tin Hlaing (Meiktila);Photo: Ko Thant Zin (Htilamyay) [microfinance].....APPROXIMATE COVERAGE: Foreign news" 7.5p; Myanmar-related news + comment: 5.5p; Foreign sport: 1p; Science & technology: 1p; Health: 0.5p; Foreign celebrities: 0.5p;
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 January 2012
Date of publication: 10 January 2012
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to commence on 31 January OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant night temperature (9-1-2012)...214 drug cases exposed in December, 2011...CEO Classic Golf Tournament concludes...Winners awarded in Bowling Contest...Mass walks, sports activities organized...Union Energy Minister on inspection tour of Minbu Tsp...Stationery, cash donated to orphanage...Points to be followed in submitting candidature lists for vacant constituencies...For eligible voters to be able to include ballot lists...Union Electric Power No. 2 Minister inspects power plants...Defibrillitator donated to Health Dept...High yield paddy cultivation through GAP...Monsoon paddy harvested on model plot...Education GEC meets in Yamethin...Tarred town ringroad inaugurated...Seeding of high yield paddy strain demonstrated...Microfinance service plays an important role in reducing poverty of rural people...Workers collectively donate blood..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing arrives in Bangkok...Myanmar, US to promote bilateral relations and cooperation...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing meets President of Privy Council of Thailand...Home Affairs Minister receives US guests...Indian delegation concludes visit to Myanmar...Dy Foreign Affairs Minister receives Danish Development Cooperation Minister...Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Nanda Kyaw Swa meets Japanese and Danish guests separately..... "PERSPECTIVES": "View from various angles".....ARTICLE: "Upgrade of Commercial City Yangon" Byline: Su Hnin Lé
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 January 2012
Date of publication: 09 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Initial peace agreement inked between State Level Peace-making Group and CNF...Development of cooperative stimulated...New building for Basic Education Post-primary School opened in Salingyi Township...Best mother and baby contest held...Kachin State to crack down Pirate VCDs...Mass walk activities organized in Shwegyin...Chess tournament opened in Dalla...Football tourney commences in Tatkon...Union Ministers, Chin State Chief Minister inspect construction of inter-village roads...Region Chief Minister looks into development tasks in Shwebo District...Regional development tasks supervised in Kayin State...Union A & I Minister inspects hybrid sunflower plantation...Seminar on results of group-wise all-round data collection held...Asphalt road inaugurated in Kyaukme...Golden nut fixed at Ayeyawady Bridge (Sinkhan)...Mon State ABLSC holds coord meeting...Foodstuff, personal goods provided for fire victims...Preparation for summer paddy cultivation inspected..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing and party leave for Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Role of ICE in youths".....ARTICLES: "Everybody has responsibility to help curb traffic accidents" Article: Mar Mar Soe (Kyemon): Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)..."Myanmar Fire Brigade helping people at risk to their own life" Article: Ye Bala Ko Ko Hlaing; Photos: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 January 2012
Date of publication: 08 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw Traffic Rules Educative Show and Contest opened...Development of gymnastic sports discussed...Elimination of illegal timber extraction, environmental conservation talked in Tamu...Talks on anti-human trafficking held...Union Cooperatives Minister attends meeting of cooperatives development subcommittee...UCSB holds coord meeting...Long-distance race organized...4th Horizon Open Table Tennis Tournament 28-29 Jan...Khittaya Myothit wins Pyay Administrator’s Cup...Community Forest Users’ Group meets...Broiler breeders group organized...Namhkam gets asphalt road...Fire drill organized at Saw Mill-38...Loans disbursed for second time...64th Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination commences...EP-2 Ministry concludes training courses...Ceremony to mark 64th Independence Day held in Loikaw, Kayah State...Sumitomo Golf Classic on 11-14 January...Fire drill at Auto Exchange Office in Loikaw...BEMS upgraded to BEHS branch...Nutritious refreshments presented to expectant mothers...Myaungmya gets new repaved street...New school building opened in Singaing Township...Pyapon gets repaved road...Fire preventive measures taken...Vaccine of foot-and-mouth disease provided...Rice Reserve Supervisory Committee holds meeting...Community-based domiciliary care provided in Dawbon Township...Significant night temperature (7-1-2012)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Foreign Ministers send message of felicitations to Union Foreign Affairs Minister..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Well done!" [re Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic that was recently conveyed from the People’s Republic of China to Myanmar].....ARTICLE: "Bringing down of poverty" Byline: Ko Tin Hlaing (Meiktila) Photo: Ko Thant Zin (Htilarmyay)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 January 2012
Date of publication: 07 January 2012
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTAWS: Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representative substituted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Resignation of Union Minister[U Kyaw Swa Khaing] allowed...Resignation of Taninthayi Region Chief Minister [U Khin Zaw] allowed...Myanmar Gazette...State Flag hoisted in Magway on 64th Anniversary Independence Day...Mohnyin dwellers get eighth water tank...Fire breaks out at fried potato factory in Insein...Mini-Marathon organized in Thanbyuzayat...People enjoy tug-of-war contest...Tachilek opens new Pyidawtha Market...Independence Day Flag-hoisting ceremony held in Kayin State...H & T Ministry opens spoken English proficiency course...Chin State observes Independence Day with State flag hoisting ceremony...Loans disbursed to agricultural society...Cash donated to eye patients...Cash donated to eye patients...Talks on danger of fire given...Agricultural knowledge disseminated to farmers from Mobye Village in Pekhon Township...One-month-old white baby elephant adds fun to elephant park...Road inaugurated in Mudon to hail 64th Anniversary Independence Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army and party...Myanmar, China to cooperate in science and technology sector...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...British delegation wraps up visit to Myanmar...Athletes to receive intensive training for 27th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Challenges of the nearest future".....ARTICLE: "Marketable brinjal fruits of Nweyit Village gaining high demand" Article: Myint Maung Soe; Photos: Kyaw Thu Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 January 2012
Date of publication: 06 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Types of telephones exchanged daily...MPT to install auto-telephones worth K 650,000...CEO Classic Golf Tournament commences...Application for registration as political party granted [NLD]...Public notice for remonstration [Kayin Democratic Party]...Football tune-up match held between HEDs...Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium 2011 reviewed...Dy Construction Minister meets staff...Kayin Democratic Party applies for registration as political party...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister attends opening of library in Pathein...6656 prisoners granted amnesty, 38964 get clemency..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs...Union Foreign Minister meets British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs...Myanmar to cooperate with India, Turkey in cooperatives, livestock breeding...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs...Members of German Federal Parliament calls on Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Planning and Financial Development Committee...Lt-Gen Soe Win welcomes Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army...Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Lt-Gen Soe Win meets Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army General Vijay Kumar Singh...President U Thein Sein receives Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Time and tide wait for no man"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 January 2012
Date of publication: 05 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preserving fine tradition, government keeps on conferring honorary titles and medals on commendable persons - President Aggamaha Thayaysithu, Aggamaha Thirithudhamma U Thein Sein presents honorary titles and medals...Yangon Region 64th Anniversary Independence Day State Flag Hoisting Ceremony held...Sports competitions and funfairs mark 64th Anniversary Independence Day...Literary talks to hail Literati Day...Senior and novice football tournaments organized in Taunggyi...Winners awarded in Equestrian Contest...YCDC maternal and child welfare branch donates cash to fire survivors...IMAGES OF CONFERRING HONORARY TITLES AND MEDALS ON COMMENDABLE PERSONS...Funfairs and sports activities to mark Independence Day...25 literati and artistes among 30 Sithu Titles recipients...Union Minister demands preparedness for unprecedented obstacles...School family day festival held in Ayeyawady Region...Gov’t staff need to maximize utility of resources, Union Minister says...Model plot harvested in Thanatpin...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win host reception and dinner to mark 64th Anniversary Independence Day 2012...State Flag Hoisting and Saluting Ceremony 2012 observed in Nay Pyi Taw...Gallantry medals of MPF conferred on five members of Fire Services Department who bravely sacrificed life for State and people..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein..... "PERSPECTIVES": "2012, a banner year in the making"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 January 2012
Date of publication: 04 January 2012
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Third regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw to commence on 26th January...Third regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw to commence on 26th January...Hluttaw representatives to report to Hluttaw Office.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: The entire people need to join hands in safeguarding the independence: "All the people will be well aware of the fact that today, some powerful nations are attempting to influence weaker ones resorting to various ways and means. So, the entire people of the Union need to join hands in safeguarding and maintaining independence and sovereignty. Only Myanmar people can bring peace, development and prosperity to the nation. It should be noticed that the nation would fall again under the alien subjugation if national unity broke up. Therefore, it is especially important for all the national people to try to ensure non-disintegration of the Union, non-disintegration of national solidarity and perpetuation of sovereignty." (Excerpts from the message sent by President U Thein Sein on the occasion of the 64th Anniversary Independence Day, 2012)...All the people should be well aware of the fact that national unity is of utmost importance. The following is the translation of the message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Aggamaha Thayaysithu Aggamaha Thirithudhamma U Thein Sein on the occasion of the 64th Anniversary Independence Day...Public notice for remonstration [Myanmar National Congress]...Myanma Gems Emporium 2011 ends...Good news for Myanmar handicrafts...Muse organizes mass walk activities...December Mass Walk held in Mon State...Traditional medicine kits presented to villages...Model monsoon paddy plot harvested...UEC scrutinizes, grants applications for registration of political parties...Fire preventive measures taken Pyu Market...Religious titles conferred on Most Venerable Sayadaws, nuns, lay persons...Union A & I Minister visits 10000-acred model mechanized farm in Dagon Myothit...K150-million lot included in State Lottery...Model school in health awarded...Asphalt road opened to hail Independence Day...Computer and spoken English course opened...President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar issues notifications on conferring titles and medals of commendation...Pyay Road to be closed temporarily on Independence Day..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan Cup Karatedo Championship 19-20 Jan...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Thein Sein..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ardently safeguard our own nation".....Hailing the 64th Anniversary Independence Day:- ARTICLE: "A new nation with new strength" Yangyi Aung (Continued from yesterday)...POEM: "Independence and joy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 January 2012
Date of publication: 03 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President grants amnesty [reduction of prison terms]...Flag-hoisting ceremony to be broadcast live...Six special appeal cases heard...Union A&I Minister on tour of Ayeyawady Region...Winners awarded in inter-basic education sports competitions...Cash and kind donated to deceased and injured firefighters of FSD...Two new stamps to be sold to mark Independence Day...Assistance provided to TB patients...Loans disbursed to vendors, pony-cart drivers...Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium goes on...Hotels and Tourism Ministry organizes mass walk and sports activities...Untimely Rainfall Warning...Fire drill exercised...Shan State Minister calls for environmental conservation campaigns...Baby show and best mother contests held...Basic first-aid course concludes...Rural health branch opened...Basic fire fighting course concludes...Loans disbursed to vendors...Tachilek gets new asphalt lanes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany...Ambassador U Kyaw Zwar Minn concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Spain...Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed to China...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Ambassador of Kingdom of Sweden..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Show your respect for Independence Day pledges".....Hailing the 64th Anniversary Independence Day:- ARTICLE: "A new nation with new strength" YANGYI AUNG [As the three powers of the constitution are in force, legislative Hluttaws have been able to widen the scope of their knowledge and experience and work more actively in the Hluttaw sessions. In changing a new system and new era, a primary work plan is to make reforms in laws and procedures in parallel with the present time.]...POEM: "High in sky the national flag"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 January 2012
Date of publication: 02 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo visits Bagan Cultural Region...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets district/township administrators, senior citizens, ward/village administrators in Pakokku District...Union Sports Minister watches Inter-BES sports competitions...Ygn Chief Minister among congregation at 17th Sasana Taxila Maha convocation...8,221 jade lots sold at mid-year gems emporium...The Excellent Yangon Expo 2012 opened...Ayeyawady United FC holds up Community Shield...U-16 Futsal invitational tournament held in Hlinethaya...Kanyin Dam in Ingapu Township inaugurated as 10th facility in Ayeyawady Region...UCSB Chairman attends course concluding ceremony...BEHS branch gets archway gate...New asphalt road opened...Vocalist donates cash to orphanage...Tachilek’s new roads hail Independence Day...Rural development discussed...Cash assistance provided to students...Blood donated collectively...Fire Brigade members who sacrificed lives in fire fighting will be awarded deservedly - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects loss and damages in fire outbreak in Mingala Taungnyunt Township..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Liberty, unity, prosperity".....Hailing the 64th Anniversary Independence Day:- ARTICLE: "Independence Day and present duty" Kyaw Ye Min...POEM: "For greater progress of Union"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2012


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 January 2012
Date of publication: 01 January 2012
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku), the longest of its kind in Myanmar, put into service...New tarred roads opened in Tatkon, Pyinmana...Gems merchants flood into Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium...Monsoon paddy harvested with combined harvester...Training courses opened in Kayin State...Talks on bird flu prevention held...64th Anniversary Independence Day Objectives...Educational staff members to focus on national policies...Electric Power No. 2 Ministry holds work coord meeting...H&T Ministry concludes English Language and ICT Course...Cash donated to death and injured members of MFB...Talks on Eradication of Resistance to TB drug held...U Hla Tun Mitta Yeikmon (Cancer) Foundation holds 14th AGM...Basic gymnastic coaching refresher course concludes...Inter-basic education school golf tournament commences...Union A&I Minister inspects farms in Dagon Myothit Township (East)...Blazon donates clothes to fire victims...Danger of fire talked...Significant night temperature (31-12-2011)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Gems merchants flood into Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium...Selected Judo player honoured..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Independence and Development".....Hailing the 64th Anniversary Independence Day:- ARTICLE: "Safeguard independence inherited from forefathers at risk to own life" Padaung Than Kywe...POEM: "Independence of Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 December 2011