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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 20 September, 2014
Date of publication: 20 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS:Defence utmost importance for nation and people: C-in-C...IFC provides Yoma Bank with funding to target SMEs...Construction of four Samvejaniya places near completion...Advocacy groups of “Inclusive Education” to meet parliamentarians, officials in Nay Pyi Taw...Fingerlings of carp, sturgeon species released into Yezin Dam...Importance of women’s role, gender equality discussed at Yangon women’s forum...Religious leaders discuss interfaith friendship and peaceful co-existence in Dawei...Training courses for special olympic sports events conducted...Indaw Creek destroys roads, bridges, killing animals...Primate fossils, packets of ancient palm-leave manuscripts handed over to officials...Departmental personnel provide health care, issuance of CSCs to rural people...1st tailoring course opened in Nay Pyi Taw...Non-formal primary education activity launched in Mingaladon Tsp...Clearance of traffic congestion conducted at Yadanabon University for examination...Natogyi Tsp gets 30 tube-wells...New health facilities opened in Rakhine State...Digital 3D photocopy of King Alaungphaya’s Gold Letter soon to be on display at National Museum.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves loans from World Bank, international organizations...KOICA President to visit Myanmar...Sacred Buddha tooth relic consecrated at Uppatasanti Pagoda...Development of Rakhine discussed with UNDP...Union minister attends China-ASEAN Industry and Commerce forum...Digital 3D photocopy of King Alaungphaya’s Gold Letter soon to be on display at National Museum....."PERSPECTIVES": "Democracy does not flourish in the absence of responsibility and accountability" by Kyaw Thura.....ARTICLE: "Personal Organizational Beliefs and Values" by Kyi Mun...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 19 September, 2014
Date of publication: 19 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Central Bank of Myanmar to circulate new Five Thousand Kyats note on 1 October 2014...Entrepreneurs discuss development of hotels and tourism services...Rural people join basic agricultural machinery driving course...Police’s blood donation hails MPF Day...Preparations for placing gravels on road inspected...SIM cards of MPT not enough for customers...New dragon boat ready to take part in rowing contest...Flood hits Palauk Tsp of Taninthayi Region, killing animals...MDA to give educative talks...Myanmar Football Academy (A) emerge champion in U-15 Super Cup.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice President U Nyan Tun, Secretary of CPC discuss controlling illegal trade in natural resources...ITCs issued for local merchants in Chin State...Myanmar, Indian entrepreneurs focus on trade promotion...C-in-C focuses on close cooperation with Israel to prevent terrorism...Myanmar seeks international support to develop its media...Union Sports Minister leaves to attend 17th Asian Games...Chinese officials hand over sacred Buddha tooth relic to Myanmar...Myanmar, Thai entrepreneurs meet to conduct border trade research...Insurance of disaster management discussed...Union Chief Justice leaves for Malaysia...Sacred Buddha tooth relic, golden chamber arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Indian Consul-General presents his letter of Commission to Union FM...Executive Seminar on National Transport Development Master Plan held...MRTV, MRTV Sport 1 and 2 to broadcast live opening ceremony of Asian Games...Lithan University College launches its US$2,000 worth Startup Boot Camp Myanmar Contest....."PERSPECTIVES": "Peace and security are fundamental to social progress and sustainable development" by Kyaw Thrua.....ARTICLE: "The Inhumane acts and deteriorating climatic conditions on earth" by Tommy Pauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 18 September, 2014
Date of publication: 18 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw attends committee meetings of AIPA...Police rescue official abducted by workers, leaving nine police injured...Rural Development Department to build rural roads in Loikaw Tsps...Free vaccination of anti-rabies to be given in Mandalay Region on 28 September...Regional development activities explained to people...Students get knowledge about conservation of Indawgyi Lake and Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary...Use of solar panels for electrification demonstrated...Nyaungshwe Township DAC upgrades bridge for public smooth transport...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Lewe, Zabuthiri Tsps...Maintenance of fire trucks inspected in Myingyan...Amyotha Hluttaw speaker donates rice to youth development centre...Public announcement for remonstration of changing political party’s seal.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MOGE monitors operations of foreign oil and gas companies: deputy minister...MOGE signs contract with two companies...Myanmar, Indian entrepreneurs meet in Mandalay...Govt to send 1391 trainees to state scholarship programmes abroad...New Toyota cars in stock in Myanmar...Netherlands to share agriculture and livestock breeding technology to entrepreneurs...Myanmar Global Investment Forum continues for second day...U Soe Lwin presents Credentials to ROK President...People may enjoy European Film Festival...Delegation of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp visits UMFCCI, MIA...Winners of Enat Beauty Face Calendar 2015 to be announced at the end of September....."PERSPECTIVES": "Justice and Liberty" by Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Promoting Consideration for Others" by Myo Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Date of publication: 17 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar planning to nominate its Natural Spirulina Lake for world heritage list...Heavy falls warning...Mongton hydropower project to ensure less social and environmental impacts...Myawady Township marks Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day...Eye patients get free medical treatment at Sitagu Myitta free hospital...Teak posts of Golden Palace Monastery under inspection in Mandalay...Sanitation carried out around moats at Mandalay Palace...Disaster risk reduction course given to locals in Mon State...Another explosive found in front of Myawady Township Court...Red Cross members participate in first aid skill contest...U-20 ISR football tournament continues in Mandalay...Refresher course of UM-1 focused on safe water supply for consumption...Administrative reform to improve smooth process of administration between Union government and region and state governments.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Border Affairs Ministry, WFP discuss socioeconomic development of Rakhine State...11th China-ASEAN Expo, China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit kick off in Nanning...AIPA organizes its 35th General Assembly in Laos...Israeli Ambassador donates Soul Bird books to Shan State...Teak posts of Golden Palace Monastery under inspection in Mandalay... Specialists lecture liver transplant and radiation treatment...Resettlement plans under way for people affected by Thilawa economic zone project...Myanmar amateur Ye Htet Aung wins two prizes in gold tours in Thailand...Myanmar moves to attract more foreign investments...Production sharing contracts for EP-1 block in Magway Region signed....."PERSPECTIVES": "Rights follow responsibilities" by Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Promoting Consideration for Others" by Myo Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 16 September, 2014
Date of publication: 16 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: YCDC gets laboratory to provide water testing services...Eco students pay respects to faculty members...First prize winner in international letter-writing contest honoured...Myanmar Anti- Trafficking in Persons Day observed in Toungoo...Winners awarded in inter-district aerobics contest in Magway Region...Maintenance and clearance of power lines undertaken for safety of electricity...Myanmar marks ‘International Day of Democracy’...Yadanabon FC to be crowned championship trophy at Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay...Water tank put into service in Hsihseng...Volunteer health workers under training in Thongwa Tsp...Over 600 Chinlone teams to join contest at Buddha Pujaniya...A time bomb found near Myawady-Mae Sot friendship bridge...Myanmar needs to double current efforts to meet 2030-national electrification target.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: More effort needed for 25th ASEAN Summit: Vice President...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea; United Mexican States...Vice President U Nyan Tun opens Myanmar Commodity Hall of 11th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning...Foreign Ministry cooperates with Malaysian counterpart to protect Myanmar citizens in Malaysia; Deputy Minister for Home Affairs...Myanmar to cooperate in regional peace and stability and development...Union FM sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea, Mexico...Outstanding Myanmar students back from Japan...Singapore navy vessels anchors in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A wise and right choice of neighbour" by Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Milk and Honey for the Heart II" by Kyi Mun...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 15 September, 2014
Date of publication: 15 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Political de-centralizations and implementation of new political cultures are with pure political goodwill for the benefit of the people...Students visit Setsetyo irrigated farmlands in Ottarathiri Township...Locals get knowledge on farmlend reclaimation in Sagaing Region...Mandalay Region marks Myanmar Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day...Traditional dances performed in Mandalay...Public health educative talks given in Mongyai...Youths invited to participate in peace process...Union Ministers tour Minbu, Pakokku...Rescue efforts still under way in search of missing climbers...Free health care services given to over 200 locals in Kamamoung...Arts Gallery inaugurated in Mandalay...Locals join collective weeding, broadcasting fertilizer...Business Forum marks golden jubilee anniversary of Yangon University of Economics...ISR Football Tournament commences in Mandalay...Hoteliers, chefs visit thriving vegetables and crops plantations in 900-acre farmlands...Vendors commence sales of toy pots at Phayathonzu Pagoda in Mandalay...Transfer of share, modern rail transportation discussed...Development of industries in Bago Region discussed...Ministry of Health initiates pilot water safety plan project in Yangon, Mandalay.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw to attend 35th Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in LPDR...Myanmar Investment Outreach Forum to be held in New York....."PERSPECTIVES": "Genuine peace is important for every citizen" by Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "The State Ovadacariya (Patron) Committee of the Sangha of All Orders of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" by Ba Sein (Religious Affair)...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 14 September, 2014
Date of publication: 14 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Upper House Speaker says ignorance of the law is no excuse...Myanmar Red Cross Society celebrates World First Aid Day 2014...Students join extempore talk, poem recitation contest...Quality groundnut plantations introduced to local farmers...UEC urges political parties to win public trust for election success...Myanmar vows anti-human trafficking activities...Victory Flag promotes Myanmar athletes’ spirit...Parasol project aims to put Pathein parasols on comeback...Nippon Foundation donates solar lamps, mosquito nets to households of Kayin nationals...School health activities undertaken in basic education schools in Palaw Tsp...Water bowsers, fire extinguishers provided to township fire stations...Partnership between UNDP and Finland supports Democratic Governance in Myanmar.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chinese rescue team lands in Myanmar to reinforce search for missing two mountaineers on Mt. Khakaborazi...Japan technology key to turning Myanmar into rice exporter...Myanmar, Thai entrepreneurs focus on business, investment matters....."PERSPECTIVES": "Dural education system to tackle shortages of skilled employees" by Aung Khin.....ARTICLES: "Flood-hit farmers resort to selling farmland to relieve debt burdens if fortune does not smile on them in second crop harvest" by Aye Min Soe..."Study Skills to Promote Independent Learning in Higher Education Institutions" by Myo Myint...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 13 September, 2014
Date of publication: 13 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Building bridges to connect people to opportunities…Ludu Literary House sells books at discount to mark its silver jubilee anniversary…MFF 100 Plus U-15 Super Cup 2014 kicks off in Mandalay…Fingerlings released into farmlands in Waw Township…Water pumps provided to townships of Yinmabin District…MCDC, AFD sign agreement for development Mandalay urban area…High-power stoves to deter environmental degradation…Pagoda on elephant shape rock in Kanma Township…ChaungU Township gets 27 medicine kits… Nay Pyi Taw Sibin Bank opens branch at Myoma Market…Urbanization Makes Countryside vanish…Action plan for development of Rakhine State discussed…BIDV provides 50 scholarships to students at YUE…Environmental conservation and forest sector discussed…Foreign Affairs Ministry opens skill development course for staff in Nay Pyi Taw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, China focus on cooperation in drugs eradication…2014 KOICA feedback seminar held in Nay Pyi Taw…Chinese Blue Sky Rescue Team will arrive at Yangon International Airport on Saturday…Resettlement of Myanmar migrant workers, refugees, and foreign loans discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw…Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets Chinese guests…Union Defence Minister, Norwegian guests discuss defence issues…Committee meets to hold ASEAN Summit…Third-placed match between Myanmar and Thailand to be broadcast live…Disbursement of loans from ADS for development of Mandalay discussed....."PERSPECTIVES": "A life without books is a life without success" by Kyaw Thura……ARTICLE: " Working With Love" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 12 September, 2014
Date of publication: 12 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Foreign banks required to fulfill their commitments: Vice Governor of Central Bank…English for Effective Presentation Course uplifts capacity of government officers… Helmets distributed to bikers free of charge…Police servicemen donate blood hailing MPF Day…Tailoring course for girls kicks off in Sittway…Outstanding offspring of war veterans honoured in Chin State…Two transformers operated in supply of electricity in Thingangyun Township…Farmers visit Wedi quality paddy farm in Launglon… Midwives become auxiliary force for health care service…First aid heroes in daily emergencies and disasters…New technology to be applied at Yangon and Mandalay International Airports.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives back from trip of three European countries… ADB forecast Myanmar’s GDP growth to rise to 9.5 percent by 2030…Exhibition marks 60th anniversary establishment of Myanmar-Germany diplomatic relations…IP rights for development of SME industries discussed…Environmental conservation at factories of Coca-Cola Myanmar Co discussed…Health Department, MSFHolland (AZG) sign MoU on disease control…Seven Myanmar children get free heart surgery…Further cooperation of UN, international communities in development of Myanmar discussed…Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets Vice Chairman of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference…Israeli Ambassador on visit of Kachin State donating books…Amyotha Hluttaw speaker receives Moroccan Ambassador…Myanmar, Indonesia promote defence, intergovernmental cooperation…Netherlands to help Myanmar with agriculture and livestock…Union ministers visit Damen Shipyard, Kinderdijk water supply facility….."PERSPECTIVES": "Love is not blind, but war is!" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE:" Working smart" by Kyi Mun
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 11 September, 2014
Date of publication: 11 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar National Commission for UNESCO to release annual report…Taxi robbers on Yangon-Mandalay expressway arrested…Cancer registration course for local health care providers opens in Yangon… Committee on Pyu city states holds coordination meeting… MoU signed for strengthening women’s cooperatives… Union Ministers visit dairy industries in the Hague… Methods on cultivation of paddy demonstrated… Mosquito nets distributed to people free of charge… Construction of school buildings commences… Sanitation charge changed in Mandalay City… Mandalay Region officials urged to implement Third Wave process… Auxiliary firefighters under refresher course in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area… International Literacy Day observed in Myingyan… Natogyi Tsp has set up 162 cooperative societies…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Dutch PM, CEO of Shell Co.,… Germany presents digitized version of “Golden Letter” of King Alaungphaya to Myanmar…Union Industry Minister receives foreign business delegations…Committee on Pyu city states holds coordination meeting…Press conference on ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting held… Japan focuses on development of Mandalay Region… Dawei University signs MoU with Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative… MoU signed for strengthening women’s cooperatives… Property of dead Chinese citizens in car accident handed over to Chinese officials….."PERSPECTIVES": " Should we hide our identity?" by Myint Win Thein…..ARTICLE: " LIVING with DHAMMA" by Kyi Mun
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Date of publication: 10 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mandalay Region observes International Literacy Day 2014…Mobile vocational training course No 3 concludes…Rakhine State MCWSC provides assistance for delivery room, home for the aged in Thandwe…First-aid course given to university students in Sagaing…Citizenship scrutiny cards issued to eligible citizens…Bahan Township Writers Association holds AGM…Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects socio-economic undertakings in Lashio…More energy needed to fulfill basic needs of people…Village library put into service in Waw Tsp… Knowledge shared to eradicate poppy cultivation…YUE to organize Business Forum, gettogether on 13 Sept…Sales of pesticides, fertilizers inspected in Myeik…Up and down waterway changed under Sagaing Bridge (Inwa)… Progress of long term energy master plan discussed…Myanmar Companies Act…Myanmar Physiotherapy Association drafts physiotherapy council law….. EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President explains Myanmar reforms in talks with Dutch dignitaries… South Korea to fund $20 million Myanmar Development Institute in Nay Pyi Taw…Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw meets Secretary of Vietnam Communist Party…GM of Myanmar- Wanbao Co calls on Union Minister… ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee meets….."PERSPECTIVES":"A hard race to front business competitiveness" by Aung Khin…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 9 September, 2014
Date of publication: 09 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTICE NEWS: Talks on control of Ebola disease given in Muse Township…Journalists of Upper Myanmar meet…Mobile phone users still face difficulties in Karathuri Sub-township…International Literacy Day marked in Ye… Animal husbandry course for rural people concludes…Talks about development of retail sales given…Vice President inspects Muse Central Economic Zone project…Senior Level Officials Management Course kicks off…Western Youth clinch title in Shwe Zeyar Cup…Yazagyo multi-purpose dam project to benefit people of Kalay Township…Logos invited to National Kandawgyi Gardens in PyinOoLwin…Power lines maintenance to minimize loss of electricity…Duty assigned to implement non-formal primary education in Dala…International Literacy Day 2014 observed in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon…Public Announcement for Remonstration…Victorious Myanmar national team uplifting championship trophy on way back home…MRTV, Radio Myanmar to broadcast live coverage of football matches…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates DPRK leaders…President U Thein Sein arrives in Netherlands…BTMU-organized Japanese investment mission visits Myanmar to explore business opportunities…Vietnam needs to compete with other investors in the Myanmar’s market…Union FM felicitates DPRK FM…Discussions underway for tentative programme of activities for ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating…Union Ministers visit highest hydropower construction site in Switzerland….."PERSPECTIVES": "Infrastructure development essential for Myanmar"by Myint Win Thein
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 8 September, 2014
Date of publication: 08 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UEC decides not to hold by-elections this year…Talks about danger of human traffickers given…Land owners in industrial zones to take guarantees…Election procedures discussed in Chin State…Consumer protection affairs knowledge disseminated…Land plots cancelled from forest areas…Taninthayi Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Myeik…Vice President inspects regional development tasks in Lashio…Ancient bridge under maintenance in Hsimeekhon Village of Myingyan Tsp…Graduation performances presented…Foods and drugs under checking for prevention against expired products…New Dragon boat to be commissioned into service on 11 September…Police participate in sanitation at hospital…Union Minister witnesses issuing citizenship scrutiny cards…Yangon Region Chief Minister views round free eye care clinic, renovation of YGH…Two bridges under construction on Gangaw-Kalay Road…Myanmar Rice Federation opens free agriculture course for media…Relief items worth over K12 million donated to flood victims in Tachilek…Township committees meet in discussions of upgrading education sector… Golden Jubilee literacy movement marked… Health seminar marks World Physical Therapy Day 2014….. EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein arrives in Netherlands…India’s 500,000 tonnes offer can make rice prices competitive…President U Thein Sein visits Berne University of Applied Sciences…Vietnam, Myanmar further cement bilateral relations….."PERSPECTIVES": "By Kyaw Thura Not all time is of equal value" by Kyaw Thura
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 7 September, 2014
Date of publication: 07 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ambulance import needs to comply with rules…To win the trust of people…Green gram price falls in Meiktila…More GSM SIM cards needed for people…Preparation made for firefighting…RAINS BLOCK roads in upper Myanmar: Due to heavy rains in the first week of September, Madalay, Sagaing and Magway Regions saw road blocks caused by flood on the road….Drugs seized in Thazi…Union minister inspects construction works…Widespread erosion happen to Hsinthay creek bank in Pobbathiri Township…Yangon East University honours outstanding faculty members, students…Seminar on reform in Myanmar highlights importance By Khaing Thanda Lwin of public participation…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Payerne solar impulse project, Nestlé Plant in Switzerland…President sends message to Brazil…Myanmar 3-2 Philippines to win the 2014 Peace Cup title…President U Thein Sein attends welcome ceremony of Swiss President… Malaysia, Australia to continue cooperation in handling duo air tragedies…Myanmar, Vietnam vow to promote cooperation in economy and infrastructure…Union FM falicitates Brazilian counterpart….."PERSPECTIVES": "The youth of today are partners of today and leaders of tomorrow" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Grow Strong, Stand Tall and Add Value" by Kyi Mun
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 6 September, 2014
Date of publication: 06 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Sector-wise impact assessment for Myanmar oil & gas sector launched…Committees meet to hold International Day for Democracy…Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement (35/2014)… Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement (36/2014)… Committees meet to find ways to promote national education…Public safety talks given in Mingaladon Tsp…Myanmar, Britain strengthen cooperation in environmental conservation…Health care provided to women and children…Tyre blowout causes fatal rollover accident on Yangon- Mandalay highway… Letter to the Editor… Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets locals, wraps up Rakhine tour…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein visits Albert Einstein Museum in Bern…Myanmar wins prizes of Animation Contest for ASEAN 2014…UEC holds talks with foreign guests on elections…U Ko Ko Latt presents his Credentials to Saudi King…Agreements on loans and financial assistance signed…Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Nay Pyi Taw Announcement (35/2014)… President U Thein Sein, German counterpart discuss development of Myanmar’s economy…Appointment of Malaysian Ambassador agreed on…Thura U Shwe Mann leaves for Vietnam… Myanmar, ROK discuss further cooperation in banking service… Japan to provide ODA loan of 63.166 billion yen… Production sharing contracts signed for inland oil blocks….."PERSPECTIVES": " Rise above differences to build peace and then keep peace" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: " Living With God" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 5 September, 2014
Date of publication: 05 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rakhine Chief Minister urges foreign aid agencies to exert effort on welfare of locals…Ancient artifacts found in Magway Region…Trucks park in restricted areas to be punished as from 9 Sept…Self-reliant library opened in delta…Concrete water tank, medicines donated to Pyapon Home for the Aged…Vice president and diplomats visit relief camps in Rakhine State…14 factories get final warnings to improve waste water treatment system…Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets with authorities in Pyu…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets German President Mr Joachim Gauck…International exhibitors of food, drink and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industries gather at ProPak Myanmar 2014&Plastic and Rubber Myanmar 2014…President U Thein Sein holds discussions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel…President U Thein Sein attends luncheon hosted by Chair of Hanns-Seidel Foundation…Myanmar, Thailand discuss to resume Dawei special economic zone… Union minister attends ONS summit….."PERSPECTIVES": " Four drivers of change for capacity development" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Making A Living and Making A Life" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 4 September, 2014
Date of publication: 04 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rural people to get electricity through solar panels…MP presents aids to IDPs at Mongkaung, Mansi camps…Prevent risk of alcohol-related hepatitis diseases….Vice President views round peace and stability, regional development in Rakhine State…Mandalarians plant saplings along both sides of Yangon-Mandalay Expressway…Pyaungpya Dam supplies water to farmlands in Natogyi, Myingyan Tsps…Librarian service given to people for raising reading skills…Trainees from community-based policing course make field trips in Mandalay…Budgeting and Oversights for Sub-national Hluttaws discussed…Computer, English proficiency courses conclude…Bridge on Meiktila Lake under construction…Rural area in PyinOoLwin Tsp supplied electricity…Use of paddy transplanting machine introduced to local farmers…Organizing committees to carefully take security measures for Hluttaw meetings…Senior General takes part in monsoon plantation ceremony…Smooth process for SME business in Rakhine State discussed…Negligent fire causes K12.5 million loss of property…Suspected patient discharged from hospital as no Ebola virus found in blood sample…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar wants Germany to prioritize its investment not necessarily in extractive industry alone, but primarily in manufacturing sector which encourage job opportunities for local people…Germany supports all-inclusive peace-building efforts and promised to encourage development and freedom in Myanmar…Shinhan Bank makes sports equipment donation to Myanmar contingent to 2014 Asian Games…Appointment of Ambassador agreed on…Myanmar, Vietnam to promote trade and investment…U Soe Nwe concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Estonia…U Kyaw Zwar Minn concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Norway, Sweden…We have never had ethnic nationals called “Rohingya” according to official list of indigenous ethnic groups of Myanmar as well as our historical records…People in South East Asia can become professors at a much lower age than is usually the case in the US or Europe: German immunologist….."PERSPECTIVES": "To be on the safe side" by Aung Khin…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Date of publication: 03 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Land prices in Yangon new town area skyrocketed…MEGA Lifesciences Ltd launches SMS campaign to help people with liver diseases…Education ministry discusses higher education bill…Suspected patient and close contacts admitted to Waibargi Hospital test negative for deadly Ebola virus…Cash assistance provided to IDP families, volunteer groups…Implementation subcommittee for socioeconomic development of Rakhine State meets local officials in Sittway…Dy Border Affairs tours Maungtaw, Buthidaung Tsps…Drafting committee for ASEAN Charter for protection and promotion of migrant workers’ rights meets…Professional packaging show kicks off…Cash donated to medical fund of Katha Home for the Aged…Documentary video telecast in Meiktila…Village electrification successfully implemented…Sales of GSM/WCDMA SIM cards needs more transparency…Bungalow under maintenance in Natogyi…Stationery, stipend provided to offspring of police…Master of Business Management Course kicks off at Mandalay University…Mandalay Football Academy to organize U-15 Grassroots Festival 2014…Workshop focuses on development of bamboo management… Milk processing factory under construction in Natogyi…Servicemen, faculty members plant saplings for greening campus of computer university…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar President pays friendly visit to Germany… Media accreditation cards for ASEAN Summit…Myanmar, Japan private banks to focus on cooperation…Union H&T Minister participates in Sixth Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations in Indonesia….."PERSPECTIVES": " Reinventing ourselves as a man of reputation" by Kyaw Thura…ARTICLE: " Working for Universal Adult Literacy" by Myo Myint…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 2 September, 2014
Date of publication: 02 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Experts hold talks with diabetes patients for correct information on treatment…Union Sports Minister visits sports grounds and gymnasium in Tatkon…Over 300,000 stimulant tablets, heroin block seized…Senior officers share experiences on crowd management…Government staff to cooperate with private sector in doing research…Cash donated to religious, social organizations…Implementation of national export strategy discussed…Mechanic course given to farmers in Yinmabin…Computer technicians exchange views at ICT workshop in Mawlamyine…RBE train starts operation on Bagan-Mandalay railroad…Power lines launched in two villages of ChaungU Township…Crime reduction, community-based policing explained…CSCs issued to students over the age of 10 in Mandalay…Free clinic commissioned into service in Toungoo…Traditional dance performances held in Mandalay…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein starts official visits to three European countries…India-Myanmar- Thailand Car Rally to be held in November…Deputy FM exchanges views on immigration and security issues with Bangladeshi officials…Media accreditation cards for ASEAN Summit to be issued on 29 Sept…Myanmar introduces e-Visa to all foreign visitors…President U Thein Sein felicitates Vietnamese counterpart, PM…Vice Presidents Dr Sai Mauk Kham and U Nyan Tun felicitate Vietnamese Vice President…Union FM sends felicitations to Vietnamese counterpart…Malaysia repatriates 20 trafficked Myanmar nationals….."PERSPECTIVES": "Circular rail system is essential for easing traffic congestion" by Myint Win Thein…..ARTICLE: "The DEAR Strategy of Success" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 1 September, 2014
Date of publication: 01 September 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: We are striving to lay foundation for peace by soon concluding nationwide ceasefire agreement, followed by successful start of political dialogue…Amyotha Hluttaw speaker presents regional development funds in Shan State…Dy Construction Minister oversees flood preventive measures…Trainees of tailoring course employed at garment factories…Foreign learners from YUFL show regional culture…UEC Chairman attends opening new school building, honouring outstanding students…Union A & I minister inspects progress of agriculture-related works…Deputy Minister urges dailies reach rural areas…7-mile long Kanaung-Myanaung Road under maintenance…Branch of insurance company commissioned into service in Mandalay…University students donate blood in Magway…Mobile users happy with new GSM tower in Zigon Tsp…Short-term course for keeping accounts lectured…Fingerlings released into Chindwin River…Raising of pass rate for matriculation discussed in Thantlang Tsp…Tube-wells sunk in Myingyan District for local consumption, agricultural purpose…Traffic rules enforced in Pyapon Township…Departmental officials focus on township development…Nyaungbinkwin Bridge on Taninthayi-Mawtaung Road under construction…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Uzbekistani counterpart, PM…Myanmar Investment Commission eases restriction on economic activities for foreigners…Union FM felicitates Uzbekistan counterpart…Media accreditation cards for ASEAN Summit to be issued on 29 Sept….."PERSPECTIVES": "Time to rise to the challenge of feeding 3 billion more people" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Preparing for e-learning" by Myo Myint…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 30 August, 2014
Date of publication: 30 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar U-19 champions honoured with presidential dinner...Media accreditation cards for ASCC to be issued on 29 Sept...Population of Myanmar totals over 51 million: Preliminary Population Census...New resident representative of UNHCR presents his appointment to Union FM...Two men detained in Thakayta brawl...Release of information for emerald green project discussed...Capacity enhancement of IPRD staff in Bago Region...Methods of rubber budding shared to farm workers and owners in Thaton Tsp...Fire drill practised at fuel station in Mandalay...Central Command team beat Former Upper Myanmar team 5-3 in football friendly...Electricians under training of refresher course...Myingyan Degree College welcomes fresher students for 2013-14 academic year...Garry (Pony cart) on the verge of extinction in PyinOoLwin...Outlook and opinion of doctors that treated DM patients at Wachet Jivitadana Sangha Hospital in Sagaing Hills.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: We encourage and support steps taken by Myanmar government towards democratization: Israeli deputy foreign minister...South Korea helps Myanmar to attract foreign investment...Commerce minister receives deputy director-general of AQSIQ...University of Computer Studies (Yangon), KOICA celebrates handover ceremony of Digital Library &Library Information System...Myanmar, Russia agree to start inter-governmental economic cooperation...Lab sample of suspected Ebola patient sent to lab in Europe...Prospects for signing MoU with Myanmar, Russia discussed....."PERSPECTIVES": "Is property boom in Yangon safe?" by Myint Win Thein......"ARTICLE": "Milk and Honey for the Heart" by Kyi Mun
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 29 August, 2014
Date of publication: 29 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Reshuffle of ministers of Rakhine State Government…Senior general urges female cadets to participate in endeavours for peace and national unity…MOFA arranges proficiency course for staff in Nay Pyi Taw…Gems and jade sales on 14-28 October…Myanmar, ROK to cooperate in enhancing quality management capacity for development of diverse value-added agricultural products…Myanmar kick-starts its renewable energy development…Media skills training conducted for government staff…Tender for city expansion to be invited in transparent manner…More electricity for people…Wireless Network Essentials Course 6-12 September…Flood in Phakant cannot resume jademining…Police of Myingyan District urged to implement Third Wave plan… MCDC supplies drinking water to dwellers in Mandalay District…Upgraded BEHS opened in Ngazun Township…Drains dredged along road section of Yangon- Myeik Road…Scholarship awards for outstanding students with disabilities…Talk to introduce Myanmar’s processed rice…Apartments allotted to fire victims in Meiktila…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay official visits to Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands…Bilateral trade between ASEAN, Russia reaches record high…Myanmar seeks more investment from Japanese firms…Israeli Dy Minister signs agreement in fields of culture and sports with Dy Culture Minister…ASEAN-BAC recommends “ASEAN Line” at ASEAN’s major entries to break business travel barriers across region…Myanmar-Thai friendship Buddha Pujaniya on 6 November…ASEAN talks business with US, EU business advisory councils…MYANMAR GAZETTE…Sixth CLMV Economic Ministers’ Meeting held…Oxfam briefing paper calls on government, donors, private parties to invest in Myanmar’s small scale farming….."PERSPECTIVES": "Grow more food but fairly distribute" by Kyaw Thura….. ARTICLE: "The United Nation’s Initiative on Zero Hunger Challenge" By Bui Thi Lan, FAO Representative in Myanmar…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 28 August, 2014
Date of publication: 28 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MIC prescribes investment business ineligible for exemption and relief from tax…Union govt provides Bago region govt with over K1bn for flood victims…President’s Assistance Organization discusses policies to help the poor… Mandalay’s fruit and flower producers to set up wholesale market… Bronze and iron casting, lathe industries marketable in Myeik… Bamboo shoot producers face market manipulation in Mohnyin… SMIDB plans disbursement of loans to SME entrepreneurs in Mandalay Region… Mandalay Region Chief Minister views thriving paddy plantations, development tasks in Yamethin Tsp… Farmers get cash assistance for flood-hit farmlands… Volunteers for anti-drug supervisory under training… Food, health care services for inmates inspected at Thaton Jail… Social Security Board gives mobile health care to workers in Mandalay…UNHCR Resident Representative calls on Union Home Affairs Minister…Prospects of Myanmar’s agricultural sector discussed…Establishment of single free trade area discussed…YGH provides medicines, free tests to patients…SMEs foundation for reform process in economic sector…Reminder for handover of air soft guns…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives East Asian economic ministers, ASEAN Secretary-General…Canada reaches record bilateral trade level with ASEAN in 2013…EAS Economic Ministers express concern about WTO’s Bali Package…Myanmar, Japanese NGOs sign MoU for educational, social and economic bridges between peoples… Assistance for parliamentarian research tasks discussed… Myanmar, Turkey consult bilateral air services… Myanmar, ROK to cooperate in enhancing quality management capacity for development of diverse value-added agricultural products… Mandalay University, Gifu University of Japan sign MoU… Netherlands to provide technical assistance for supply of drinking water…Union NPED Minister meets US delegations….."PERSPECTIVES": "Mobile teams will need effective and cooperative support"by Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "ACTION" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.0MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Date of publication: 27 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President gives awards to outstanding students in English language proficiency competitions…Capacity building course for officers kicks off…Suspected Ebola patient in better health…Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) Speaker meets ethnic armed group leaders…Body-builders, fashion winners awarded at Kyaukse University…Mandalay women win over performers 7-6 in fund-raising football match…Traditional medicine university students enjoy sports competitions…Local people hope for maintenance of road section in Mohnyin Tsp…Refreshment, food donated to patients at Mandalay hospitals… District officials supervise implementation of emerald green project in villages…Stimulant tablets worth K30 million seized in Myawady Town…City Hospital in Mandalay commissions CT scan into service…Letter to the Editor… Ethnic delegations call on Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker… WHO project for people with epilepsy chooses three sub-urban townships in Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw to access treatment.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN, Plus Three countries retain trade, investment momentum despite challenges… ASEAN, China agree to upgrade ACFTA…S Korea becomes ASEAN’s fifth largest investor, adds $ 3.5 billion in FDI in 2013…UN Secretary-General’s special envoy urges Bengalis to cooperate in citizenship probe…Vice President U Nyan Tun receives Japanese business delegation…ASEAN-Japan bilateral trade reaches $240.9billion in 2013…SMRJ to invite Myanmar entrepreneurs for undertaking joint venture in Japan…NPED Union Minister receives four foreign ministers…ASEAN-Australia-NZ economic ministers meet in Nay Pyi Taw….."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar should have more alternative revenue sources for long-term development" by Aung Khin…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 26 August, 2014
Date of publication: 26 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTICE NEWS: Senior General discusses peace process with national race leaders…Civil Service Training conducted for information officers… President U Thein Sein meets ethnic armed group leaders…Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening of Yangon Specialist Hospital…Conveyance of Buddha images of Inlay PhaungdawU Pagoda on schedules…Traffic rule enforcement to be tightened in Mandalay…Okdoktan Street best tourist destination in ancient Inwa city…Community-based policing process explained in Mandalay…Sugar Mill in Katha Township to be built with foreign investment…First prize winning team in MPCA Quiz honoured…Martial arts professionals demonstrate skills in performance… Suspected Ebola patient shows improvement… Two bridges in Mandalay and Sagaing improve local transport: Officials… Inlay Lake conservation plan to be discussed at workshop…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein urges ASEAN members to speed up regional integration…46th ASEAN Economic ministers’ meeting kicks off focusing on tariff liberalization, realization of AEC…Deputy Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw meets Chairman of Indonesian Parliament…Senior General pledges to promote military relations with Pakistan…Myanmar, Indonesia see promotion of bilateral relations…Myanmar hosts 46th AEMM and Related Meetings….."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar in need of better public transport system" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE: "The Fourth World Buddhist Summit which was successfully held in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the year of 2004" by Ba Sein…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 25 August, 2014
Date of publication: 25 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham opens Science Fair 2014 at Yangon University…MR launches third air-conditioned carriage…Outstanding offspring of motion picture organization honoured…Dy Construction Minister views progress of Bayintnaung Overpass-2, Shwegon housing…Suspected Ebola patient shows sign of improvement…Myanmar seizes $ 20m worth drug haul…Mandalay region development discussed…Over six thousand job seekers apply for jobs at Fifth Myanmar Job Fairs...Tube-well supplies drinking water to rural people…Libraries of Paungde Township get new publications…South and north Pinle Dams irrigating farmlands…Traffic islands under construction at Kalay junction…Earthen pots marketable in Magway Township… Yadanagu Pagoda Festival held in Amarapura on a grand scale… Capacity building course for staff of fire services conducted… Midwife trainees conclude theoretical course… Betel leave price hikes in Mawlamyine… Myanmar athlete secures silver in Wushu in Youth Olympic Games…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN Economic Ministers to focus issues on AEC, FTA between ASEAN and its dialogue partners…ASEAN Youth Football Tournament 2014 champions Myanmar arrive home holding trophy…Myanma Airways to launch Osaka flight…Tokyo Pipe donates water supply equipment for Yangon region…Foreign students of MUFL host farewell party… Master of Business Administration (MBA) Batch II kicks off….."PERSPECTIVE": "Selfie obsession has good and bad consequences" by Aung KHIN…..ARTICLE: " “An Advice for Beginner-readers As to What and How to Read English” by Khin Mg Oo…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 24 August, 2014
Date of publication: 24 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Respects paid to Latpadaungtaung village elders…Suspected patient’s health gets improved…Myanmar holds Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy…Paukkon people appreciate replacement of worn power lines…Workshop on health care for sub-urban population held in Yangon…Upper Myanmar Journalists Association established in Mandalay…Foodstuffs provided to flood victims in Singu Tsp… Myeik Township to get modern highway bus terminal…Thaton Township opens building of rural health branch…Undertakings for border region development discussed…Seminar on cancer awareness held in Yangon…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Ukrainian counterpart, PM…Myanmar, Japanese students build cultural bridge…FM felicitates Ukrainian counterpart…China Union Pay International card to be introduced in Myanmar next month…South Korean embassy urged to summon fugitive Korean factory owner to settle labour issues…Preparation made for ASEAN high-level economic officials….."PERSPECTIVES": "Bitter lessons should be handled with positive approach" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE: "An Advice for Beginner-readers As to What and How to Read English” by Kin Mg Oo…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 23 August, 2014
Date of publication: 23 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Collaborative project aims to develop Myanmar’s souvenir market…Condition of suspected Ebola patient shows further improvement…Course to improve reporter skills concludes in Taunggyi…Free mobile app launched for people wanting to buy cars…President calls for continued efforts on reforms at 4-Monthly Meeting of Union Government…Sanitation and maintenance work carried out in Myanan Sankyaw Golden Palace…Cash donated to family of deceased chairman of Pyinmana Township Journalists Association…Bronze statue of venerable Sayadaw unveiled in Mandalay…Training given to breed quality bee queens…Fire station, staff quarters under construction in Myinmu…More than 80 locals in Northern Shan State get CSCs…Sports trials for university football team held in Mandalay…MMCWA hosts monsoon tree-planting ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw…YCDC announces winners of Painting, Cartoon and Poster contests 2014… Umbrella hoisted atop Letpadaung Taunggyar Pagoda in Salingyi Tsp.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein holds separate talks with high-ranking foreign officials on migrant workers, internal peace process and drug elimination…Myanmar’s reforms, internal peacemaking process discussed with Sri Lankan ex-president…Senior General hails good Myanmar Thailand ties…Thai medical team provides free ear care service…Thailand eyes garment investment in Myanmar…MRTV to show Brunei King’s cup final live, Myanmar to face Vietnam….."PERSPECTIVES": "Urban areas: Where the grass is greener" by Kyaw Thura….. ARTICLE: "MYANMAR PERSPECTIVES MAGAZINE - REMEMBERED" by Ba Than…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 22 August, 2014
Date of publication: 22 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 1st 4-monthly meeting for 2014-15 fiscal year of Union government continues…Suspected Ebola patient shows improvement after receiving malaria treatment…News and Periodicals Enterprise dailies, including NLM, abide by media ethics…Dy Health Minister tours relief camp, rural health centres…3MDG to spend $300m on health care in Myanmar…APCSS Director meets Myanmar Police Force Chief…MySQUAR to launch free mobile messaging app on 27 Aug…Agricultural students educated on farming during field trip to Ottarathiri Tsp… Four types of licences for hotel and tourism industry issued…Maintenance of Kyeeni Lake inspected in Yamethin Tsp…Students join performance contest in Myingyan…Statues and photos of outstanding Myanmar athletes to be displayed…Nay Pyi Taw Council member inspects damaged bridge, flooded paddy fields…Natmauk residents to celebrate centennial birthday of General Aung San…1 person killed and 1 injured in car accident in ChaungU…Community-based regional development project coordinated…Computer course conducted in Nay Pyi Taw to improve human resources…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan grants one monastic school in Magway Region…Myanmar, Qatar to cooperate in trade and investment…Senior General says relations with Thai armed forces improved a great deal…U Win Maung presents Credentials to Crown Prince of Thailand…Vice-Senior General Soe Win met Myanmar trainees during recent Moscow trip…Myanmar chefs secure Four types of licences for hotel and tourism industry issued bronze medal in Pattaya City Culinary Challenge 2014....."PERSPECTIVES": "Drawing a line between use and abuse of the Internet" Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "The Essence of Buddhism" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 21 August, 2014
Date of publication: 21 August 2014
Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HULTTAW: Notification No. (6/2014): 11th regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw summoned…Notification No. (2/2014): 11th regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw summoned…11th regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw summoned: In accord with Section 155 of the Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Section 35 of the Amyotha Hluttaw Law, it is hereby announced that the 11th regular session of the first Amyotha Hluttaw is summoned on the 3rd Waning of Tawthalin, 1376 ME (11 September 2014) (Thursday)…..DOMESTIC NEWS: Union gov’t holds 2014 four-monthly meeting to review reform process…Export figures decline in 1st 4 months of new fiscal year…Suspected Ebola patient in isolation ward in Yangon: Health Ministry…Accommodation and food for 46th AEMM discussed…Participation of media in reform process and development tasks discussed…MPs urged to contact Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Offices to register for new session…Groundnut production thrives in Natogyi due to monsoon…Establishment of community forests face with challenges in Mohnyin Township…Table tennis tournament under the auspices of Higher Education Department kicks off…Arts contest held at pre-primary school in Shwebo…MCDC bans vehicles over 3 tons from use of some local roads…Nationwide Assessment of Governance of Local Administration Enters Final Phase…The sacred Verocana Jade Pagoda (Cetiya) of 57 feet in height, the Replica of the famous Shwedagon Pagoda being built in Hsin Ywa Myinn Hmuu Village in Amarapura Township, Mandalay Region…Servicemen carry out relief and resettlement tasks for flood victims in Mohnyin Tsp…Research workshop on nature of bat conducted…Training given to cooperative societies in Myanaung Tsp…Gold mining company plants teak saplings for environmental conservation…Defence Ministry wins Inter-Ministry Football Tournament with Information Ministry vice champions…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Thailand provides Myanmar with US $200,000 for humanitarian aid in Rakhine…Myanmar, Thailand sign MoU on cooperation in trade promotion, development of MICE…Vice-Senior General Soe Win attends presentation of T-72 and T-96 tanks…Foreign and local companies erect communication towers in Natogyi Tsp….."PERSPECTIVES": "Giving land to the public essential for poverty reduction and development" by Myint Win Thein…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Date of publication: 20 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U Nyan Tun delivers speech at central committee meeting on drugs eradication…Immigration union minister inspects preparations on upcoming e-visa system…Agreement signed for upgrading Industrial Training Centre in Hsinde…Over 1,000 mobile phones confiscated in Muse… Consulting firm opens in Yangon…Development prospects of Twantay Township discussed…Upgrading of railroads and running systems of MR discussed with foreign experts…Water levels of Thanlwin River likely to drop below dangerous mark… High-yield sugarcane saplings distributed in Ayadaw Township… 18,000 acres of farmland in ChaungU Township irrigated due to monsoon… Soaps donated to Upper Myanmar former selected footballers association… New building constructed for Taunggyi BEHS No 10… Teaching aid competition held at college in Chanayethazan Township… Extension to be built for basic education high school in Ayadaw Township of Sagaing Region… Mobile clinic provides health care services to rural people in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area… Water tank and pipelines provided to rural people… Departmental officials inspect cotton plantations in Ayadaw Township… Deputy Finance Minister urges bank staff to provide professional servives… Theatrical performers form cooperative society in Nay Pyi Taw…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Hungarian counterpart, PM…Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets British delegation…Myanmar to compete in six categories at ASEAN Skills Competition 2014 in Vietnam…Foreign affairs Union minister receives UN advisor…Myanmar implements economic zone in border town with China…Vice-Senior General Soe Win visits “Oboronexpo 2014” in Russia…Myanmar U-19 to meet Malaysian U-21 in semifinal for Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy U-21 2014… Foreign direct investment to boost Myanmar’s economy discussed… Local entrepreneurs, Indian businessmen to increase cooperation on industrial production….."PERSPECTIVES": " World Humanitarian Day 2014 pays tribute to aid workers" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: " PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS—A PREREQUISITE FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE" by Maung Hlaing…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Date of publication: 19 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice president calls for increase of community-driven development projects to reduce poverty…Ceasefire talks turn out “fruitful results”: Ethnic parties…Media accreditation cards for AEM to be issued on 24 August…Waste water management for prevention of water pollution in Myanmar discussed… Deputy Home Affairs Minister meets human trafficking victims…Social groups donate food to flood victims in Bago…Information Ministry officials to play against Defence Ministry in football finals…Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) Speaker tours Mandalay Region to oversee development projects…Information Minister discusses media reform with press council…Diamond orbs and umbrellas hoisted atop pagoda…Traditional performing arts concert held under auspices of Ministry of Culture…ChaungU Township forms township philanthropic network…Myaungmya KBZ Branch donates eye surgical machine to social association…School council executive committee takes oaths…Mandalay Open Chess Tournament wraps up…Thandwe District to collect data on birth and death registration…Independence Day of India marked in Mandalay…Greening projects to be increased in Mandalay…Chicken processing factory to commence operation in September…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Muse Central Economic Zone to be completed in 2017…Oil and Gas Myanmar 2014 fair to be held 15-17 October…Military delegation returns from visit to Russia….."PERSPECTIVES": "Good infrastructures crucial for development of tourism industry" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE: "International Myanmar Studies Conference 2014 in Singapore and Myanmar Media" by Sayar Mya…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 18 August, 2014
Date of publication: 18 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Upper House Speaker attends ceremony to mark upgrading of school in Pyawbwe…UPWC, NCCT making efforts to conclude nationwide ceasefire agreement, to hold political dialogues as soon as possible…Fifth ceasefire negotiation makes 26 agreements…First ever meeting between peace and ceasefire bodies and political parties on 18 Aug…Union Government forms Anti-Money Laundering Central Board…Sports activities held in Ayeyawady Region…Tenders scrutinized for construction tasks in rural areas of Taninthayi Region…People welcome construction of Ayeyawady Bridge (Htigyaing)… Union Information Minister promises closer ties with media professions…Competent teachers, outstanding students honoured…Cultiavtion of GAP paddy demonstrated…Yangon Youth and Mental Health Forum focuses on youth development…Meiktila asks permission for PhaungdawU Pagoda festival…Letter to the Editor…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: EU encourages the political reform process and will continue its support to Myanmar, says EU Ambassador….."PERSPECTIVES": "Punishment not enough to reduce traffic congestion" by Aung Khin…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 17 August, 2014
Date of publication: 17 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Govt, ethnic armed groups heal rift in draft ceasefire agreement…People pin hopes on fresh efforts to rescue massive legendary bell missing for centuries…Female students to get accommodation at Thiri, Marlar hostels in coming academic year…Hypertension, diabetes found as common diseases in people…Water level of Sittoung River exceeds danger level of Madauk…Union Minister meets Myanmar Press Council (Interim)… MPT conducts training course on telecom marketing strategies…Union ministers, chief minister inspect regional development tasks of Ayeyawady Region…First workshop on development of Myanmar’s insurance held in Yangon…Yangon’s circular railway gets another air-con carriage… Kyunsu Township IPRD emphasizes durability of village libraries…Implementation of public-centred project reviewed…Officials cultivate reading habits among villagers… Milk, eggs given to schoolchildren in Myeik…First-aid course given to Sittway University students…University students participate in sports competitions…Basic first-aid course concludes at Medical Technology University (Mandalay)… Duty assigned to water taxation groups in Mandalay District…SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable causes disconnection can get the one-…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Indonesian counterpart…Vice Presidents Dr. Sai Mauk Kham, U Nyan Tun send felicitations to Indonesian Vice President…Union FM sends felicitations to Indonesia counterpart…Chinese Consulate-General donates US$40,000 for rural electrification….."PERSPECTIVES": "Meet the three basic needs for people through careful management of resources" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "International Myanmar Studies Conference 2014 in Singapore and Myanmar Media" by Sayar Mya…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 16 August, 2014
Date of publication: 16 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President pledges to provide land plots for landless people…UPWC, NCCT aim at ending dissent in draft nationwide ceasefire…Ministerial plans of action to be implemented for development of Rakhine State…Meeting on progress of education sector held in Nay Pyi Taw…Police, woman injured in scuffle between trespassers and police…Finance and Information ministries win quarterfinals of Inter-Ministry Football Tournament…Botahtaung Pagoda’s one-storey market to be rebuilt in October…Water levels at Khamti, Homalin, Madauk…Workshop on land resources management held in Nay Pyi Taw…Yangon Region Chief Minister inspects floodaffected schools in Yangon…Students undergo medical checkups as school health activities…EU Ambassador meets flood victims in Bago Region…Debate, impromptu, storytelling and poem recitation contests held in Dimawhso…Bronze statue of Myanmar independence leader to be erected in Rakhine…Kyauktaw District WAO organizes talks on trafficking and social issues… Procedure of citizenship law, citizenship scrutiny process explained…Nutritious foods provided to pregnant women in Kyauktaw…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Promotion of relations between Myanmar, Poland discussed…Myanmar to enhance military cooperation with Poland…Vietnam paddy model plot harvested in Yinmabin Tsp….."PERSPECTIVES": "Unemployment should no longer be a national burden" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Business " by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 15 August, 2014
Date of publication: 15 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President holds discussions with delegation of Mizuho Bank…Farmers need modern agricultural technology and knowledge to ensure high yields…Myanmar Gazette…Public Announcement for Remonstration…Heroin and opium worth K 28 million seized in Sagaing Region…Electric safety measures taken in Thingangyun…Cooperative efforts ensure inclusive development in the country: Union Minister…The Pairs…Workshop on e-Government project held in Nay Pyi Taw…Hong Kong students visit office of Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force…Mandalay Region donates cash and Waso robes to Sangha…Traffic rules announced in Thabeikkyin Tsp…K127 million spent on development tasks in Haka…Action to be taken against wrongly parked cars in municipal area of MCDC…Teams from ministeries face each other in 7th soccer championship…Nutrition Development Week observed in Thayetchaung… Asphalting of major road in Langkho Township planned…Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects progress of development projects…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: 52 Myanmar nationals face prison sentence in Malaysia…Directors, shareholders of Thilawa SEZ Holding Public Ltd. hold meeting for the first time…Myanmar youth sports team to take part in 2nd Youth Olympic Games…U Min Thein Zan presents Credentials to Maldivian President…Myanmar prepares for border trade meeting with India…Korean doctors and KOICA’s volunteers provide medical services in Yangon and Toungoo…Mandalay International Airport to be upgraded....."PERSPECTIVES": "From brain drain to brain gain" by Kyaw Thura.....ARTICLE: "The Mystic Land and the Never-Ending Interconnectedness…" by Sonu Trivedi…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 14 August, 2014
Date of publication: 14 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President receives vision diagnosis as free eye treatment programme starts in Nay Pyi Taw…Education Ministry distributes textbooks in national race languages for basic education schools…Union Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation urges for increased seed production…Public announcement for remonstration…Arbitration Centre to deal with disputes in trade sector to be set up…Myanmar culture university student wins first prize in ASEAN Youth Arts Competition for Arts and Human Rights…Development of Kayin State only possible with local cooperation: Union Minister…Yangon circular railway network to be upgraded with RBE air-con carriages…Information Ministry to enhance capacity of government officers…Branches of trees cleared around power lines in Mandalay…MUFL students participate in song contests…Culvert eases transport, proper flow of water…Some students of Kalay Township suffering from dengue fever…Talks on danger of dyed food products given to students…Herbal plants, tubers on sales at Myathalun Pagoda in Magway…Artificial limbs and braces donated in Kawkareik…Assistance provided to flood victims in Hopang…Public Call Offices lose customers as the use of mobiles increases…500-acre Palethwe paddy plantation harvested in Pobbathiri Tsp…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ADB to focus on ‘inclusive business’ in Myanmar…Vice-Senior General Soe Win visits Russia…Hotel entrepreneurs urged to make preparations for 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM)….."PERSPECTIVES": "Environmental protection vital for sustainable economic growth" by Myint Win Thein…..ARTICLE: "STRATEGY of Success" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 13 August, 2014
Date of publication: 13 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Interfaith Friendship Group provides humanitarian aid to flood victims…Myanmar introduces tourist e-visa on trial basis before official launch on 1 September… MMCWA observes International Youth Day…Copybooks, cash for rice donated to flood victims of Yangon Region…United Amara Bank commissions its 32nd branch into service…62 air guns handed over to police…Workshop on media orientation on Avian and Pandemic Influenza held in Yangon…Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation conducts breastfeeding campaign…Union Minister inspects organic plantations in capital city…Inter-Ministry Football Tournament continues…UMFCCI holds its 23rd annual meeting…Vocational courses conclude in Yesagyo Township…MCDC to upgrade Manawramam Park…Wakema bus terminal to settle bus lines for smooth transport…School heads, community representatives discuss management of pre-schools…Gold price up in second week of August…Letter to the Editor… Conservation of bio-diversity disseminated to locals in Mohnyin Township…School health activities conducted in Maukmai Township…Enhancement of forest management capacity conducted in Magway Region…Fire fighting refresher course kicks off…Telenor Myanmar introduces service in Mandalay…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar introduces tourist e-visa on trial basis before official launch on 1 September…Muse to play big role in future: FT…Commander-in-Chief appreciates Norway’s constructive relations with Myanmar….."PERSPECTIVES": "Int’l Youth Day on 12 Aug stresses importance of mental health" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Plan all the Way To the End" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Date of publication: 12 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Political parties call for nationwide ceasefire through tripartite dialogue…Reshuffle of member at Union Peace-making Work Committee…Curfew lifted in Mandalay…Public announcement for remonstration…Political party applies for registration…Myanmar Development Summit 2014 held in Yangon…Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives journalists, FMs…Buddhist monk, disciples donate foods to flood victims…Performers to entertain globetrotters for tourism promotion in Mandalay…Philanthropic group refuses teaching arrangements of Mandalay Region government…Dhamma Schools train students in Myingyan Township…Education promotion of basic education discussed in Mandalay…Magway University students climb up Natyaygan Hill…Staff quarters, female and male hostels inspected…Thein Zaw Myint (Mizuno) champions in 4th Leg of Myanmar Golf Tour.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets foreign ministers from PRC, DPRK, India…Department of Medical Research (Lower Myanmar), KOICA celebrate handover ceremony of research laboratory on communicable diseases…Vice President U Nyan Tun urges NESAC to develop strategies for human resources development…Union FM felicitates Singaporean counterpart…President U Thein Sein felicitates Singaporean counterpart, PM…Union FM hold talks with DPRK, Chinese and Indian Foreign Ministers…PSC signed for inland oil block…Friendly cultural competition marks 67th Anniversary Independence Day of India…Floating hotel for globetrotters to enjoy scenic beauty of Mandalay…Tractors ready for ploughing of farmlands in Bilin Township…REDD+Climate Change course conducted….."PERSPECTIVES": "The older, the wiser" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE: "Myanmar Aesthetic literature, Appreciation of Artistic Works, Feelings that literature gives, Poetic license and Literary techniques" by Kin Maung Oo…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 11 August, 2014
Date of publication: 11 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union H&T Minister inspects progress of Loikaw region …Shinpin Swehle Pagoda Festival commences in Kanbalu Township…Harvesting of summer paddy stabilizes price of rice in Mandalay…ABSDF honours fallen comrades in Mohnyin…Kalay University welcomes fresher students…Nutritious food cooking contest held…Couple of artists showcases arts in gallery…Mandalay Region U-20 players under traninng…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives delegations of ARF, EC… 47th ASEAN Ministers’ Meeting concludes along with sideline events…Mekong countries, Japan achieve progress in air services agreements…Seminar on development of SME held…Implementation schemes discussed under national electrification plan…YUE, ACCA sign MoU to advance finance and accountancy education in Myanmar…Book on defence, security outlook of ARF comes out…Union Information Minister gives interviews to foreign media…Myanmar, Pakistan to enhance friendship and cooperation…Representatives to 8th ASEAN-China Forum tour Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay…Thailand welcomes stronger China-ASEAN strategic partnership… Myanmar’s first American College Test (ACT) Center launched….."PERSPECTIVES": "Leaders and trustworthiness" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Myanmar Aesthetic literature, Appreciation of Artistic Works, Feelings that literature gives, Poetic license and Literary techniques (continue from yesterday)" by Kin Mg Oo…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 10 August, 2014
Date of publication: 10 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: No suspected Ebola cases detected in Myanmar, but points of entry on alert for virus…Production sharing deals for Padaukpin- Natmee, Zeebyutaung-Nandaw onshore blocks inked…Wash your hands with soap to prevent infectious diseases…Bago flood victims receive relief aid…Taungpyone Festival attracts locals, globetrotters…Construction and Housing Development Bank (Mandalay Branch) ready to disburse loans…Reporter trainees visit press of Kyemon Daily…Workshop on endoscopic surgical operation for gynecology held in Mandalay…Implementation of 100 Resilient Cities Network project discussed…Donations for Buddhist monks under draw lots in Tatkon Tsp…Mandalay UFL select queens…MR runs special trains from Mandalay to Taungpyone…Mdy Women’s Hospital chooses top breastfeeders…ASEAN holds ministerial meetings with China, ROK, Japan, India, Russian Federation, US, EU and Canada…Information, Commerce, Rail Transportation win over opponents.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: There will be no “backsliding”: President U Thein Sein…Japan, China, S. Korea foreign ministers to attend regional meeting…Japan to extend 10.5 billion yen in loans to Myanmar…A New Chapter in Myanmar-Canadian diplomatic relations opened…U.S. assistance in stepping up reform process in Myanmar discussed…Union foreign affairs minister receives counterparts from Vietnam, Timor-Leste…Foreign ministers meet on Mekong region development plans…Mandalay City selected as member of 100 Resilient Cities Network…China prefers “Dual-Track Approach” to the Philippines’ “Triple-Action Plan” to settle South China Sea disputes….."PERSPECTIVES": "Time to translate commitments into concret actions" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Myanmar Aesthetic literature, Appreciation of Artistic Works, Feelings that literature gives, Poetic license and Literary techniques (continue from yesterday)" by Kin Mg Oo…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 9 August, 2014
Date of publication: 09 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Roles of civil society organization in elections discussed…Humanitarian aids as well as regional development should be initiated at the same time: Dr Sai Mauk Kham…Nutritious Week launched in Lewe in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area…Talent Competition (Miss GLM)… Myanmar in International Media…Myotha Dam repaired…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Our ultimate aims should be to bring prosperity to our people, raise living standards, and ensure peace and stability for them and finally the promotion of human dignity: President U Thein Sein…Consensus on trying to move on the COC: 47th ASEAN FMM…President meets ASEAN foreign ministers…ASEAN foreign ministers and representatives of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commision on Human rights meet…Myanmar hosts Fifth Conference on Traditional Medicine in ASEAN countries…Climate change to be among key topics during ASEAN-U.S. Ministerial Meeting…Union FM meets Mongolian Counterpart…Union Information Minister U Ye Htut welcomes improved ties with US and stresses that work needs to be done on the Post-2015 Vision…8th ASEAN-China Forum benefits development measures in ASEAN region, China…Canada to further promote cooperation with Myanmar…Plenary, retreat sessions of ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) held…Myanmar and Thailand discuss anti-corruption…Myanmar in International Media…As Myanmar takes chair of ASEAN for the first time, Japan will continue to give its full support and cooperation: Japanese FM… “ASEAN needs to be realistic with SEANWFZ Treaty”: Singaporean FM….."PERSPECTIVES": "Go, Myanmar. Go! Go!" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Myanmar Aesthetic literature, Appreciation of Artistic Works, Feelings that literature gives, Poetic license and Literary techniques" by Kin Mg Oo…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 8 August, 2014
Date of publication: 08 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Poverty reduction, narrowing development gap, the main tasks of Community Building process…Myanmar Railways seeks public consultations on implementation of Yangon circular rail line upgrading…Appointment of Ambassador agreed on…Four region Hluttaw representatives of Armed Forces substituted…Unilever introduces its world first health soap to Myanmar…Law students go on study tour of parliament…By-elections will be held late this year to fill vacant parliamentary seats…One killed as police try to rescue two men abducted and tortured by a mob…National Theatre (Mandalay) to stage traditional concert to attract foreigners…Role model breastfeeding mothers awarded…Meiktila fire victims to get new apartments…Meiktila University holds literary talks, shows photos, books, stages traditional costumes show… Number of smokers increases in developing countries: union minister…Mobile medical team provides healthcare services in Yangon…Stimulants, smuggled liquor and beer seized…PyinOoLMyanmar Internal Golf Tournament 2014 kicks off…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: South China Sea issue, Korean Peninsula security and downing of MH 17 among main issues at 47th AMM: Myanmar DEP Director General of ASEAN Affairs Department…8th ASEAN-China forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction held in Nay Pyi Taw…Union FM hosts dinner to ASEAN FMs…Deputy Home Affairs Minister meets NACC’s delegation….."PERSPECTIVES": "Poverty is a national curse" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLES: "Education and Technology" by Myo Myuint… Language, Literature, development of reading habit among youths and Appreciation of Literary Works…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 7 August, 2014
Date of publication: 07 August 2014
Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Deputy Ministers reshuffled…Ten region Hluttaw representatives of Armed Forces substituted…..DOMESTIC NEWS: “Unified Communications” seminar in Yangon introduces videoconferencing products…UPWC, NCCT hold informal meeting in Myitkyina…Upper House Vice Speaker urges students to abstain from narcotic drugs…Development of Myanmar’s education sector discussed…Yangon-based overseas job agency faces lawsuit…Yangon North District MCWSC donates provisions to monastic educations…MR-219 Hmawby-3 paddy plantation produces 170 baskets per acre…MR-219 Hmawby-3 paddy plantation produces 170 baskets per acre…New generation of midwifes for Kachin State…Myingyan officials discuss manageable farming…Heroin, weapons and ammunition seized in a number of raids in Tachilek and Monghsat…“Two thumbs up for Myanmar Railway”…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ASEAN stands at a critical juncture of Community Building: President U Thein Sein…Myanmar and India to cooperate in building Thermal Power Plant….."PERSPECTIVES": "Effective policies more important than individual decision makers" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLES: "The Visionary Leadership" by Kyi Mun…The second last Myanmar capital city “ Amarapura” Part II (continued from yesterday)…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 6 August, 2014
Date of publication: 06 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Public cooperation important to road safety measures: Vice President U Nyan Tun…Government, UNICEF Myanmar committed to scaling up mother-child nutrition through national nutrition promotion month…Child hospitalized in Rakhine not suffering Ebola: health ministry…Sitagu eye clinic opened at Sangha Hospital in Pyinmana…UN-Habitat’s development plan for conflict-affected areas…Commerce Ministry plans to introduce Negative List Licensing System…Deputy Speaker of Upper House honours outstanding students in Kayan…Union Construction Minister inspects Bayintnaung Bridge (2) project…Shan language in Lashio state schools…Islam organizations donate alms to Buddhist monks…Sports events marks 47th Anniversary ASEAN Day…Interfaith groups hold get-together in Mandalay…Mandalarian artists to display painting works in October…Mohnyin Degree College holds mini marathon event…Two ancient ordination halls renovated in Mandalay…Surplus meals from monastery shared to poor people in Mandalay…Visitors strolling along Taungthaman Bridge before departure for Taungpyone Festival…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Korean physicians provide free medical treatments to social welfare insurance employees…U Kyaw Zwar Min concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Denmark…Ten region Hluttaw representatives of Armed Forces substituted…Lower House committee chairman meets Vietnamese parliamentarian delegation….."PERSPECTIVES": "First things first" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLES: "aThe Making of the Second HLTF" by Aye Aye Myo…"Myanmar in International Media" by Kyaw The-ein…The second last Myanmar capital city “ Amarapura” Part II...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 5 August, 2014
Date of publication: 05 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President attends meeting of industrial zones…Anti-Bribery Commission renamed Anti-Corruption Commission…News and Periodicals Enterprise dailies, including NLM, abide by media ethics…Companies urged to draw fire prevention plans for Thilawa Port…Ten region Hluttaw representatives of Armed Forces substituted…Workshop on preservation of cultural heritage on 12 Aug…First service of SAT introduced to media in Yangon…Defence Services discharges 363 underage military personnel… Yangon, Mandalay technological universities to be upgraded with assistance of JICA… Progress of hydropower projects, Shwegyin dam inspected… Hindu families offer Waso robes to Buddhist monks of State Pariyatti Sasana University (Yangon)… New dragon boat under construction in Taninthayi Township… Myeik Township to get three new bridges soon… Ancient Tamok Shinpin Shwegugyi Pagoda, a wonderful destination for pilgrims, visitors… People need to nurture planted saplings for thriving… Implementation of policing process discussed in Hpa-an… Health talks, health care activities performed…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Six farmers arrive back after learning farming methods in Japanese field…Two refuellers of MPPE arrive in Yangon… First service of SAT introduced to media in Yangon… Accreditation for 46th Meeting of ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry... Investment in production of cement, tyres and textile discussed….."PERSPECTIVES": " Competition benefits all" by Myint Win Thein…..ARTICLE: " The Visionary Leadership (continued from yesterday)" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 4 August, 2014
Date of publication: 04 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein drives stake for Maha Thakyayanthi Buddha Image in Nay Pyi Taw…Ancient artifact copper sulphate ornament on view at village museum in Wetlet Tsp…IT knowledge quiz event held in Yangon…Military personnel provide free healthcare services in northern Myanmar state…Blood donation organized by Myittabyuhar Association at Botataung Pagoda…Manufacturing Myanmar 2014 Expo from 2 to 4 Oct…More than 200 vacancies available for job seekers from closed Master Sports Factory…Implementation Committee for Education Promotion meets…Poverty reduction, rural development need prompt action: Union Minister…Development of Myanmar tourism sector discussed…Lacquer ware Buddha images attract local people for obeisance in Hsipaw…Locals in central Myanmar get anti-human trafficking knowledge…Expired foods, personal goods, chemicals destroyed in Mandalay…Pre-aviation service launched at Yangon International Airport…Foresters get knowledge about advanced forest management capacity…Rural people satisfied with electrification in Singaing Township…Over 70 river water pumping stations contribute to boosting production of crops in Mandalay Region…Return of overage vehicles to be accepted at Mandalay South District Office…Myanmar (B) wins over Vietnam 3-0 in Junior Volleyball C’ship…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: China (Taipei) to open door to Myanmar workers…Thai opens additional 53 registration centres for migrant workers….."PERSPECTIVES": "Putting public interest before personal gain" by Kyaw Thura…..ARTICLE: "Myanmar in International Media" by Kyaw The-ein…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 3 August , 2014
Date of publication: 03 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ooredoo Myanmar kicks off promotion with free services ahead of official launch on 14 Aug…Taungpyone Festival to attract believers from all parts of Myanmar…Waso robes offered to monks of Muse Township…Outstanding students honoured in Madaya Township…Protection of rights of child discussed…Authorities try to ensure smooth transport on Taungup-Maei Rd…Health ministry makes preventive measures against Ebola as world fears rise…Requirements of people must be fulfilled for winning their trust…Union Industry Minister inspects heavy industries in Magway Region…More than 60 suspects arrested in riot in Mandalay…Final vet students learning pratical works…Nurse and medical assistance course opened…Region Chief Minister’s Cup Sepak Takraw Tourney kicks off…Land plots in Toungoo get high prices for prospect of industrial zone construction project…700 Eucalyptus saplings planted in ChaungU Township…Sports Ministry uplifts capacity of sports officers…People raising fund for construction of suspension bridge in Indaw Township…Students invited to participate in painting, cartoon poster contest-2014…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar will let go none of its own territory: MOFA official…Ooredoo Myanmar kicks off promotion with free services ahead of official launch on 14 Aug…Myanmar, Thailand to cooperate in drug elimination… Myanmar-Thai Regional Border Committee meets for cross-border issues…Onion marketable at Tamu border trade camp…Myanmar workers making a living in Thailand….."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar should not neglect world Ebola fear" by Aung Khin…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 2 August , 2014
Date of publication: 02 August 2014
Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Effective use of ADB loan discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw…..DOMESTIC NEWS: President urges ministries and media to build relations based on ethics and mutual respect…Appointment of Union ministers…Myanmar Armed Forces discharge minors from military service, take concrete step towards ensuring zero underage recruitment and full discharge of child soldiers…We must all strive to keep this spirit alive, and unite and cooperate in implementation of peace process and democratic process…World Breastfeeding Week, Nutrition Development Week launched…Nine region/state Hluttaw representatives of Armed Forces substituted…Digital meter boxes issued to the local people…Market festival, book fair promote relations among students…Reunification of human trafficking victims discussed…Landslide kills two, injures two in Singu Township…Mechanical training school turns out qualified skilled workers…Religious books on high demand in Mandalay literary market…Fingerlings released into dams in Taungtha Township…Rules and regulations for Development Bank for Farmers issued…Mawlamyine gets sub-printing house…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Press conference on fate of 26 Myanmar employees in Thailand held in Yangon…Accreditation for 36th Meeting of ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry…Myanmar’s progress on political and international relations discussed…Aviation fuel sent to Singapore for laboratory analysis after alleged fungus growth…Myanmar in the International Media…Myanmar youth scouts to attend youth seminar…Myanmar and China to decide borderline in accordance with border treaty and protocols: Foreign Minister…Thai armed forces delegation to attend border committee meeting…Myanmar Embassy provides assistance to its nationals detained in Malaysia….."PERSPECTIVES": "Building unity through maturity and responsibility" by Kyaw Thura…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3,8MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 1 August , 2014
Date of publication: 01 August 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President says continuity of political process will help democracy thrive…President U Thein Sein’s radio message to be broadcast on 1-3 August…No corruption cases sent to Anti-Corruption Commission: Supreme Court Judge…Free show to mark 5th anniversary of Cherry FM in mid-August in Taunggyi…MYANMAR GAZETTE…Buildings constructed without permission to be demolished when new rules and by-laws of the City of Yangon Development Law passed…Course in Diplomacy wraps up…Retaining walls constructed to save MyoU Pagoda in Lewe…Buildings to mark establishment of ancient Yadanabon city under construction in Mandalay…Plans underway to sink 15 tube-wells in Natogyi Township…Ooredoo SIM cards available at mobile shops in Mandalay District... Union Minister inspects research facilities… Singaing Township team wins championship trophy in U-20 football tournament… People receives medical treatment from health staff… Priority given to traffic safety for people, students… Earthen and glaze wares sold at toy pots festival in Mandalay… Muse market fire destroys over 300 shops…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Energy Minister meets US-ASEAN Business Council delegation…Commission formed to choose suitable democratic system…President U Thein Sein felicitates President and Head of Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Swiss Confederation…Union FM felicitates Swiss President and Head of Federal Department of Foreign Affairs…U Aung Khin Soe presents his Credentials to Iranian President…Ms. Yanghee Lee expresses her recognition and applause for progress in sweeping and far-reaching reforms dramatically achieved in landscape of political, economic, social and human rights in Myanmar....."PERSPECTIVES": " Job creation for young women is vital" by Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Concentration" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 31 July, 2014
Date of publication: 31 July 2014
Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Union ministers seek approval to borrow from ADB and to buy farming machinery from South Korea…..DOMESTIC NEWS: Fully air-conditioned trains to soon start service in Yangon…Talks on Human Trafficking given at Yangon Institute of Education…Free funeral provider calls for safety measures and improved hospitals to reduce death toll…Workshop on land utilization held in Nay Pyi Taw…Union ministers inspect waterway conservations in western Myanmar…Union ministers inspect waterway conservations in western Myanmar…Sacred relics found from pagoda built by King Kyansit of Bagan era…Special sanitation and missionary tasks at Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda…Ooredoo Company launches trial sales of K1,500-SIM cards in Nay Pyi Taw…Cultivation of sesame substituted with CP maize in Maukmai Tsp…The Daily Mail says Irrawaddy “hot ticket” for cruises…Union minister inspects progress of rural development in Sagaing Region…Dinga hotel opens in Mandalay…e-Government knowledge disseminated to departmental staff…Cultural talks given to students of National University of Arts and Culture (Mandalay)… Agricultural machinery sold through installment in Patheingyi Tsp…Pajero, Landcruiser cars donated to monastery in ChaungU Township…Seed sales at festival in Mingun of Sagaing…Reform and mid-term review on cooperative sector discussed…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President discusses development programmes with delegation of US-ASEAN Business Council…Viber, popular chat app, hosts local media, with announcement to build foothold in Myanmar…MOGE signs two Improved Petroleum Recovery Contracts…CBM Governor, US-ASEAN Business Council Chairman discuss monetary affairs….."PERSPECTIVES": "Forging a strong bond among family members" by Aung Khin…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Date of publication: 30 July 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar needs better electricity infrastructure…Union ministers resign…Free funeral provider calls for safety measures and improved hospitals to reduce death toll…Union ministers discuss citizenship scrutiny process in Sittway…NLD member faces lawsuit for taking voter list away in Tiddim…Mini branch of Inwa Bank commissioned into service at Zeyathiri Department Store…Undisciplined vehicles towed by truck for taking action in Mandalay…Mobile vocational training course No 2 kicks off…Myanmar volleyball players under intensive training for junior volleyball championship…Appointment of deputy minister…Myanmar in dire need of environmental conservation plans: Vice President… Intellectual property rights laws under discussions at Lower House…Defence services families donate provisions to Buddhist monks…Kunhing gets electricity round the clock…People’s horizon broadened with knowledge about trafficking in persons…Restoring peace and stability for recent riots in Mandalay discussed…Shwekyunbin Maunghnama spiritual beings festival attracts visitors from all corners…Hluttaw representatives to award outstanding students, teachers…Sports Ministry enhances capacity of officers for implementation of Third Wave process…Mandalay Photographic Society honours winners in photo contest…50th memorial of late Sayagyi Thakin Kodawhmaing, Maha Hmaing Arts Show held…Entrepreneurs invite locals to do joint venture tasks in rubber farming…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Korean mission calls on Myanmar President…President U Thein Sein felicitates Moroccan King….."PERSPECTIVES": "Drugs, Timbers and then Trading on Endangered Species" by Aung Khin…Chin of Buddha image with beehive crowded with pilgrims…..ARTICLE: "The Razor’s Edge" by Kyi Mun…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Date of publication: 29 July 2014
Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Economic sanctions lead to increase in cultivation of opium poppy: defence services personnel representative….. DOMESTIC NEWS: World Hepatitis Day marked in Yangon…Parliament seeks solution to approve national education bill and bill on aircraft equipment…Union ministers inspect sites for industrial zone, main power station…Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development tours Meiktila…Union Attorney-General’s Office holds seminar to develop government procurement law…Economic sanctions lead to increase in cultivation of opium poppy: defence services personnel representative…Upper House speaker presents prizes to outstanding students…Curfew further eased in Mandalay…Instructor Course for Disaster Risk Reduction underway…Makeup performer contest, Mandalay Lifestyle and Women’s Fashion Show 1-4 August…Educative week activities performed at Toungoo University…U-20 Inter-Township Football Tournament held…Business Development Management course to be conducted in Mandalay…Training provided to gov’t officials for improvement of human resources…Opening of animal care centre in Mandalay celebrated with sports contests…State-run newspapers now delivered on time…Township committees coordinate undertaking of community-based regional development projects…Ambulance donated to philanthropic association…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar to accelerate birth registration with technical, financial support from UNICEF, EU….."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar, Japan to further strengthen friendly ties…Myanmar should handle trans-border migration issue well" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE:" The Vision of Nibbāna Dātù" by Kyi Mun… "Second last old capital city “Amarapura” Part I (continued from yesterday" by 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: 09 August 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 28 July, 2014
Date of publication: 28 July 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Villagers trespass Letpadaungtaung Project Area and attack security personnel...Education is a vital vehicle for national development: Upper House Speaker...MRA to launch pilot project for sanitation of roadside food stalls in Yangon...Winners awarded in general knowledge quiz...Mandalay Region clinches title in ISR Wushu Championship...Experts, scholars emphasize conservation of Ayeyawady River...Infection of DHF, beautifying of bank at Kyauktaw River discussed...Myanmar Golf Tour to kick off on 7 August...Government eases rules and regulations for smoothness of trade and investment...Philanthropic organizations receive financial assistance...Sitagu Sayadaw donates eye test and surgical equipment...Some youths climb Mingun Stupa, not abiding by archaeological request...Water melons of ChaungU Tsp get good price...Agricultural machinery, most useful in farming tasks...Six-distinction winners honoured in Taunggyi.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union ministers, foreign ambassadors visit Bengalis’ shelters in Rakhine State...U San Myint Oo presents Credentials to Indonesian President...Myanmar in International Media....."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar people expect a solid foundation for peaceful society" by Aung Khin.....ARTICLE: "Second last old capital city “Amarapura” Part I" by 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 (3.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 27 July, 2014
Date of publication: 27 July 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State-run The New Light of Myanmar to become joint venture in September…University men’s footballers to be selected in Upper Myanmar…Teachers join introduction to child centre approach… Eye patients of Myeik District receive free eye surgical operations…Local farmers choose quality Palethwe paddy strain…Senior General Min Aung Hlaing plants saplings at monsoon tree planting ceremony…Excursions to farmlands in Nay Pyi Taw to help education of Thegon growers…Ayeyawady Foundation constructs two artificial turf football fields…Culture workshops held to stress importance to preserve cultural heritage and local customs…Smartphones to outnumber basic mobiles…Role of service personnel in acceleration of Third Wave process discussed…Dinner hosted for trainees of Education College…Selected youths to be sent to India for advanced learning programmes…Silted creeks flood paddy fields in Thaton Tsp…Health service provided to elderly locals in Nay Pyi Taw…Gallery on opening ceremony of the Global New Light of Myanmar……EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Press conference on preparation for 10th ASEAN Skills Competition held in Yangon…Mandalay Region to promote trade and cooperation with India…Home Affairs Union Minister meets UN Special Rapporteur…Chevening Scholarship Programme invites applications for 2015-16 academic year….."PERSPECTIVES":"Flood contributes to decline of agricultural productivity" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE: "Aspirations for Future" by Maung Hlaing…
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 26 July, 2014
Date of publication: 26 July 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: PR system debated at Lower House...Co-operative Bank launches EASi mobile agent banking service...Law students observe UEC functions...NCCT meets in Laiza...Youth delegation receives financial, material assistance...Citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Lewe...World’s largest Dhammazedi Bell salvage project to start second week of August...Labour Ministry files lawsuit against Master Sports Factory for not compensating workers...Repaved road commissioned into service in Pyinmana Tps...Over K2 billion disbursed to farmers for cultivation of monsoon crops in Mahlaing Tsp...Maize production of Kalay region supplied to people of Chin State, Gangaw District...Health talks given in Lashio...Officials on field trips of rural development...Importance of proper feeding of cattle explained in Mahlaing Tsp...Danger of unregistered pesticides, chemicals disseminated...Ancient Inwa City draws more foreign visitors...Township IRD provides cash to Township Development Affairs Committee...Tomatoes in Chin State sold with profit...Cash donated to Mandalay General Hospital for improving health standard of people.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs attends FOC in India...Japan builds high school in Hinthada Tsp...Union FM attends 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting...President U Thein Sein felicitates Maldivian counterpart...Union FM sends felicitations to Maldivian counterpart...UN special rapporteur meets union ministers...Recreation Trolleys donated to Parami General Hospital...Midwifery and nursing assessment workshop held in Kawkareik....."PERSPECTIVES":"Breaking with tradition" by Kyaw Thura.....ARTICLE: "Winning the Life Game" by Kyi Mun...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 July 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 25 July, 2014
Date of publication: 25 July 2014
Description/subject: PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Retirement age among top topics in Lower House debate.....DOMESTIC NEWS: Commerce Ministry and Myanmar Rice Industry Association to draft rice trading policy for the protection of exporters...Tat Hong Intraco Heavy Equipment Co. Ltd established to carry out rental and distribution of cranes...Border Affairs ministry meets for development programmes...Market opportunities for Myanmar’s agricultural products discussed...Rural development minister inspects demonstration farm...Two statues of independence struggle leaders need maintenance...Mawlamyinegyun Tsp grows saplings for second time...Yinkyar nationals in southern Shan State adjusted to Myanmar culture...Immigration staff issue citizenship cards, household registration...Parts of Bago Township flooded...Locals in Natmauk improve income by making brooms...Entrepreneurs urged to renew work licences...Entrepreneurs urged to renew work licences...Gifts, toys given to pre-primary children, national race girls...Ambulance donated to social association in Budalin Township...UMFCCI to hold AGM on 9 August...Wakema Township to build village library...Myotha Industrial City construction project under implementation.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Diplomats and international organizations briefed on Myanmar’s reform process...Thailand and Myanmar to promote footwear industries and business in Myanmar...Myanmar, ROK sign framework agreement on providing Economic Development Cooperation Fund...Development of banking sector in Myanmar discussed...UN special rapporteur clarifies human rights awareness campaigns to Myanmar officials...Myanmar and international software companies to cooperate....."PERSPECTIVES": "No winners without responsible business practices" Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Effective Management" By Kyi Mun...
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 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 April, 2014
Date of publication: 12 April 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: To be able to enjoy Thingyan holiday happily and peacefully, this is the time for us to showcase cultural habits through sympathy based on national unity, balance, negotiation and society’s prominent brethren relationship to each other…Gov’t committed to providing sufficient health care to rural population…NLM moving to Yangon, no publication from April 15-21…President Office Minister opens new school building, inspects regional development tasks…Myanmar to implement people-centered development plan in fifteen townships…12 dead, 4 injured after passenger bus, car collides, engulfed in flames…Gov’t committed to providing sufficient health care to rural population…Relief supplies go to victims in Thantlang Tsp…Vocational training course concludes in Hpa-an…Fire victims in Mongphyat Tsp get relief supplies…Summer course on drawing cartoon, paintings concludes in Toungoo…Hail stones hit Magway Township…Prevention against erosion needs for bridge before monsoon…Census participants honoured in Mongphyat…Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!... Pyapon gets repaved street…Supplies for natural disaster management provided in Ayeyawady Region…Farmland compensation presented to farmers in Myothit Township…Union Election Commission, Sub-commission hold meeting…Cash donated to fund of Monywa Traditional Medicine Hospital…Bamboo products, reliable livelihoods of people in Saw Township…Duty assigned for achievement of annual plans…Meiktila traffic police to seize undisciplined motorbikes…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: IMF’s growth rate forecast brightens economic outlook for Myanmar in 2014…Union Parliament Speaker vows Myanmar-Sino ties…Recruitment notice for post of AIBD programme manager…Union Parliament Speaker vows Myanmar-Sino ties…UN agencies, INGOs emphasize further cooperation in health care service in Rakhine State…35 Myanmar citizens handed over at No (1) Friendship Bridge in Tachilek….."PERSPECTIVES": "Film tourism"…..ARTICLE: "Customer Service" by Kyi Mun
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (917K)
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 April, 2014
Date of publication: 11 April 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hailstorm-hit farmers unable to repay loans…NLM moving to Yangon, no publication from April 15-21…President’s Office discusses scrutiny for ‘Excellent Award…Education Ministry plans to air education programme…Kamawet Village upgraded to town…Fiber cables laid in Singaing Tsp for better connection of Internet…Gangaw-Kalay Railroad Section being upgraded…Uniforms presented to scouts in Shwebo Tsp…Chorus dancers taking exercises for dancing entertainment…Promotion of cooperation between parliaments of Myanmar, PRC…New township court opens in Thayetchaung Township…Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now…Golden umbrella hoisted atop Chin Pagoda at Mann Shwesettaw…Electrification achieved in rural area of Thazi Township…Rural development tasks undertaken in Nyaunglebin Tsp…People ready to answer questions of enumerators…DVB 2 set top boxes distributed free of charge…Farmlands returned to owners in Phaungpyin Township…Natmauk Township sees development momentum.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: World Bank Chief speaksout on eradication of global extreme poverty by 2030…Myanmar, Bangladesh discuss peace and stability in border areas…Union FM meets U.S. Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs of State Department…President, US Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs discuss resuming activities of int’l aid groups in Rakhine State…Preparations for hosting 24th ASEAN Summit to be finalized in first week of May…Union Parliament Speaker discusses bilateral cooperation with Vice-Chairman of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference….."PERSPECTIVES": "Thingyan and the Importance of Road Traffic Rules" by Aung Khin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (896K)
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 April, 2014
Date of publication: 10 April 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President urges for aid, loans to be used effectively for development of economy…Gov’t to take action against riot ringleaders in Sittway…People must provide proof if they lodge complaints on corruption: Anti-corruption Commission..People in northern part of Twantay canal to get electricity…MoU on education exchange signed…Strong squall hits Lashio…Census enumerators take data from regions with assistance of Defence Services…Real-time health care services for victims of Rakhine State…Active participation of Ethnic Tradition and Cultural groups…Monastic schools in Rakhine get cash assistance from Union government…Three busts unveiled in commemoration of “Owai U Nyo Mya” centennial celebration…MR focuses on maintenance of railroads for smooth transport…Parliament development fund for rural development…Wildlife sanctuaries conservation carried out in northern Shan State…First condo to emerge in Pyinmana…Union FM meets Asia Region Director of IUCN…Agreement signed for Kan Thar Yar Consortium Tower project…Enumerators collect data from over 10 million households…Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!... Cash, books donated to library in Kawkareik Tsp…Moral course conducted in Pyinmana…Farmers compensated for confiscated lands…Mobile medical team gives health care to rural people…Boosting production of crops uplift livelihood of farmers…Inter-village road to improve transport of local people…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi leaves for Europe…Netherlands to provide monetary assistance for Myanmar’s tourism development…ASEAN, China relations to enhance social and cultural exchange among youths…Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw arrives in Beijing…Singapore offers ASEAN Scholarships to Myanmar…Media registration for 24th ASEAN Summit...."PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar migrant workers in the AEC" by Aung Khin…..ARTICLE: "Global recovery stronger, broader, but remains uneven: WEO" by Ye Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (917K)
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 April, 2014, 2014
Date of publication: 09 April 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Government to fully protect aid groups in Rakhine State…Gov’t, ethnic armed groups agree on first draft for nationwide ceasefire deal…Union Health Minister enjoys World Health Day-2014…88.26 % of census taking process completed in Nattalin Tsp…Census enumerators collect data from over 9 million households…108th Buddha Pujaniya of Hsinphyutaung Pagoda held…Socioeconomic development for rural people in Myeik District discussed…Nine-storey building completed by 95 percent at Mandalay General Hospital…Three new generation golfers take prizes for home…Over 700 acres of confiscated lands handed over in Kalay Tsp…Professional golfer level sports trial to be held on 23-24 April…Census taken in Namtit and Mongmaw of Shan State (North ) Special Region-2… Nancho hydropower plant, source of better illumination for all…Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!... Census enumerators take data from regions with assistance of Tatmadaw…Summer training courses conclude in Zabuthiri Tsp…Untimely rains hit Pyinmana twice…Nay Pyi Taw Ocean Centre performs entertainment to visitors…Onion plantations thriving in Pyawbwe Township…UNFPA official observes enumeration of census data in Tatkon…Saplings available at Mohnyin Township Forest Department…Buddhist culture course concludes in Tatkon…Nay Pyi Taw FC and Pune FC 3-3…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: IMF welcomes first ever Myanmar participant to Journalism Fellowship Programme…Union FM meets Polish Ambassador to Myanmar, accepts Letter of Commission of Chinese Consul-General…More cooperation between MRTV and BBC discussed…Union Minister discusses bilateral cooperation with ROK officials…President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Polish Ambassador…Union Parliament Speaker exchanges views on legislative matters with President of Legislative Council of Hong Kong…APG assists in promulgation of Money Laundering Law in Myanmar…Media registration for 24th ASEAN Summit…Two human trafficking victims rescued in southern Thailand….."PERSPECTIVES": "The Art of Speech" by Aung Khin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Date of publication: 08 April 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Five chapters of draft ceasefire deal finalized on third day…Dailies to appear in turn during New Year Holidays…Census taking activities inspected in Shan State (North)… Union FM attends 2nd Summit of Mekong River Commission…Public Information… Correction…Myanmar Overseas Seafarers Federation presents prize to outstanding members, offspring…Literacy campaign launched in Labutta…New traffic light installed in Bago…Respects paid to former Mandalay Region selected footballers…Ministry of Construction upgrading Meiktila- Kengtung-Taunggyi highway…Karli Sub-Township gets drug addict treatment centre…Union Parliament funds K 100 million for development of Kalay Tsp…Over 200 students of Kalay University join literacy campaign…Conservation of fish and prawn performed in Myeik…Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!... Ministry of Health provides constant health care services to HIV/AIDS patients in cooperation with Rakhine state government, UN agencies and social organizations…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: MoI, BBC to closely work for broadcast media reforms…Media registration for 24th ASEAN Summit… Union Parliament Speaker leaves for PRC…Singapore-Myanmar Technical Cooperation Programme signed…President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of Brazilian, Indonesian Ambassadors…Vice-President U Nyan Tun arrives in Beijing… M.V Nautica Cruise Ship arrives at MITT….."PERSPECTIVES": "Necessity of unbreakable internal peace"….. ARTICLE: "Marketing" by Kyi Mun… "CONGRATULATIONS TO MY BELOVED TATMADAW" by Kyaw Zan Hla
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" Monday 7 April, 2014
Date of publication: 07 April 2014
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Peace-Making Work Committee, ethnic armed groups discuss ceasefire deal in details…Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives UWSA Deputy Secretary-General, Vice-Chairman of SSA (Wamhaing), leaders of 27 militia troops…Forum held to discuss about stone inscription unearthed in Myittha…Literacy Campaign 2014 launched in 29 townships of regions and states…Thongwa Tsp holds National Parliament Deputy Speaker Cup Sepak Takraw Tourney…Summer culture course concludes in Kyaukdaga Township…First-aid training course concludes at UDNR of Sagaing…Refresher course for agriculturists opens in Myaungmya…Region minister supervises census taking process…Yezagyo dwellers feel happy for getting potable water…Census taking continues in Haka Tsp…Fire drills demonstrated at Sagaing University…Deputy FM receives Asia and Pacific Department’s Director General…Venerable monk honoured in Maubin…Myanmar Golf Tournament to be held its second leg in May…Mawlamyinegyun gets two religious buildings…Myanmar’s oldest English daily newspaper is hiring now!... Moat at ancient Hanthawady city cleaned…Confiscated pasture lands handed over to farmers…DSTA graduated officers donate new school building…Water supplied to locals for sufficiency consumption in Sagaing Township…Parliament Committee meets Kholon Lishaw nationals…Ayeyawady United held a goalless draw with Manaw Myay FC…..EXTERNAL RELATIONS: U Win Maung, U Thit Linn Ohn appointed as Ambassadors to Thailand, China…U San Myint Oo appointed as Ambassador to Indonesia…ASEAN Statement on Signing of Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro…Surbana International Consultants Pte Ltd opens Yangon branch….."PERSPECTIVES": "Literacy campaign"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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