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THE official death toll from the Yangon water festival bombings has risen to 10 after two men injured in the blast died at Yangon General Hospital, the Yangon Division Peace and Development Council has confirmed.
- Buddhist group rallies support for victims
- Underfunded Inle at risk: experts
- Country swelters through heatwave
- Money change counters open at airports
- Migratory bird sightings decline
A RICE company is building a K3 billion (US$3 million) mill to export high-quality rice to Europe. A spokesperson for Shwe Kawa Myay rice company, based in Kawa township, Bago Division, says the mill will produce so-called 5-mark rice,
- Ngwe Saung hotels enjoy record season
- China FDI climbs by just $15m
- Max set for expansion into rubber
SAI Soe Kyi really knows how to bring out the best in people, or the worst. The veteran caricaturist is one of a small group of Myanmar artists dedicated to a drawing form that may not bring much in the way of financial reward, but certainly creates a few laughs. Or not.
AS the number of hip bars and restaurants expands, particularly in Yangon, young Myanmar chefs are looking to capitalise by equipping themselves with the right qualifications and knowledge to compete with foreign chefs. Still, with food hygiene standards lacking and unease among some parents about letting their children study culinary arts, the new breed of chefs have their work cut out for them.
MELBOURNE – Prime Minister Kevin Rudd blasted rugby league club Melbourne Storm on April 23, after the champion side was accused of breaching the salary cap in a fraud that has rocked Australian sport.
LONDON – Passengers from around the world dozed on floors and huddled in blankets at London’s Heathrow airport on April 21, still waiting to get home after days of misery even after the flight ban was lifted.
- Asia computer sales up 38 percent in Q1
- New iPhone left in California bar
- Passengers hit the web in force