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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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