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Text versions of news items from "The New Light of Myanmar"
These versions contain domestic and foreign news, but lack photos, editorial and articles. They are much smaller files than the full pdf versions. Unfortunately most have been removed from the Government sites and can only be found as archives - via archive.org

  • Text versions of news items from "The New Light of Myanmar" from 1998
    Lighter files than the facsimile versions, easy to copy and begin in 1997. However, most have disappeared from the Government sites and can only be accessed - to end February 2013 - via archive.org

    Websites/Multiple Documents

    Title: News Archives page at the Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Date of publication: 2012
    Description/subject: Go to "Archives: Online Edition" and click on the year required - from 1998-2011...For missing issues, try the Alternate URLs or open the original pdf file (June 2003 onward)- large file sizes.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 29 January 2012


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2012
    Date of publication: 2012
    Description/subject: Nothing on the Geneva Mission site. For text items, browse the Myanmar.com NLM page.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar.com
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2012


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2011 and 2010
    Date of publication: 2011
    Description/subject: Most of the archive from 2004 has disappeared. Only 2011 and 2010 remain.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 19 September 2011


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2010
    Date of publication: 2010
    Description/subject: Missing 25 March-23 May and 27 November to 3 December. For these, go to the Alternate URL and click back
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://web.archive.org/web/20110131195918/http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/index.html
    Date of entry/update: 19 September 2011


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2009
    Date of publication: 2009
    Description/subject: Nothing before 23 November on the Myanmar Missions site...For missing issues, go to the Alternate URL and browse back.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://web.archive.org/web/20091205044720/http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/index.html
    Date of entry/update: 22 March 2009


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2008
    Date of publication: 2008
    Description/subject: Missing some issues, including everything from 4 November-31 December...For these, use the Alternate URL and click back
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://web.archive.org/web/20090201030442/http://myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/index.html
    Date of entry/update: 23 May 2008


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2007
    Date of publication: 2007
    Description/subject: Some not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://web.archive.org/web/20071224035554/mission.itu.ch/MISSIONS/Myanmar/news01A.htm
    Date of entry/update: 22 March 2009


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2006
    Date of publication: 2006
    Description/subject: A few missing - some not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 22 March 2009


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2005
    Date of publication: 2005
    Description/subject: Only 1 January to 31 July. 2 or 3 individual missing issues at the first Alternate URL...Otherwise use the Facsimile versions (2nd Alternate link) warning, big files.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: "The New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://web.archive.org/web/20051216003804/http://mission.itu.ch/MISSIONS/Myanmar/news01.htm
    http://www.burmalibrary.org/show.php?cat=1559&lo=d&sl=0 (facsimele versions)
    Date of entry/update: 13 March 2005


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2004
    Date of publication: 2004
    Description/subject: 3 not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 13 March 2005


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2003
    Date of publication: 2003
    Description/subject: 3 not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 13 March 2005


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2002
    Date of publication: 2002
    Description/subject: 3 not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 13 March 2005


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2001
    Date of publication: 2001
    Description/subject: 3 not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 13 March 2005


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 2000
    Date of publication: 2000
    Description/subject: 3 not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 23 May 2008


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 1999
    Date of publication: 1999
    Description/subject: 15 missing - some not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://mission.itu.ch/MISSIONS/Myanmar/99nlm/index.htm
    Date of entry/update: 23 May 2008


    Title: News items (text) from "The New Light of Myanmar" 1998
    Date of publication: 1998
    Description/subject: 41 missing - some not issued
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
    Format/size: html
    Alternate URLs: http://missions.itu.int/~myanmar/98nlm/index.htm
    Date of entry/update: 16 June 2012


  • Text versions of news items from "The New Light of Myanmar" 1997 (OBL archive)
    This year is not archived on the website of the Myanmar Mission, Geneva, but here are 266 individual issues collected from email versions and Internet archives.

    Individual Documents

    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 31 December 1997
    Date of publication: 31 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) The State Peace and Development Council Law Amending the Myanmar Police Force Maintenance of Discipline Law (2) Human resources vital for emergence of peaceful, developed, modern nation Secretary-1 looks into regional development in Kachin State (3) Entrepreneurs urged to boost production of import substitutes and promote exports (4) Minister for L & F inspects departmental work in Bago Division (5) Tatmadawmen participating more for national development (6) Computer Drawing Contest in commemoration of Golden Jubilee Independence Day (7) Minister visits Cottage Industries Department (8) Workshop No 2/97 on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) commences (9) Indian businessmen call on Deputy Minister for Commerce
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 December 1997
    Date of publication: 30 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary 1 presents prizes to winning teams of State Peace and Development Council Chairman's Trophy Golf Tourney (2) More primary schools getting new buildings (3) Families of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy, Air), wellwishers donate dry rations to Khayan Pali Tekkatho Kainggon Kyaungtaik (4) Chief of OSS sees off Military Attaches, families (5) Secretary-2 inspects industrial zone in Dagon Myothit (South) (6) Myanmar Women's Development Association (Wingaba) observes Golden Jubilee (7) Minister looks into rubber plantations in Hlegu Township, Ngamoeyeik Reservoir (8) Pontoon bridges of Yangon Port inspected, passenger safety and convenience stressed (9) Kayin New Year Day celebrated in Insein, Ahlon, North Okkalapa (10) First batch of 24 coaches for MR arrive
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 December 1997
    Date of publication: 28 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Nepal (2) MEC Chairman inspects new modern buildings for Primary Schools in Dawbon (3) Lt-Gen Khin Nyunt gives away prizes at Body-building and Physical Culture Contests (4) Lt-Gen Tin Oo takes part in donation of rice, edible oil, cash to blind school, day nursery (5) First Inter-State/Division Basic Education (Mini) Tennis Tournament opens (6) Minister attends ceremony to honour donors of modern equipment for NyaungU People's Hospital (7) Minister for Education opens Bahan BEMS 2 Golden Jubilee (8) 1,000 novitiated, ordained in Myaing Township
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (86K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 December 1997
    Date of publication: 27 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Peace and Development Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (2) General Maung Aye, Secretary-2 inspect Mongshu Gemland (3) Special Refresher Course No 30 for Basic Education Teachers opened (4) Secretary-2 attends ceremony to honour those who participated and assisted in Myanmar IT Exhibition 97 and Conference (5) Deputy Premier receives Chief Representative of Yssuda Fire & Marine Insurance (6) Korean Women's Association donates K 1m to MMCWA (7) Minister visits No 1 Factory under MHI
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 December 1997
    Date of publication: 26 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Taunggyi-Shwenyaung Railroad section will usher in a new era Entire work through harsh terrain undertaken solely by Tatmadawmen (2) Expeditious efforts being made for completion of vital Bo Myat Tun Bridge to link Yangon-Pathein route (3) Sayadaws successful in 49th Tipitaka Selection Exam honoured (4) Christmas celebrate X'mas (5) Kyangin Township USDA gets new office (6) Japanese, Myanmar artistes to star in "Thway"
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 December 1997
    Date of publication: 25 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe graces Golden Jubilee of Navy (2) Myanmar-PRC Economic Cooperation Promotion Committee holds second meeting (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chairman of Merlion Inter Trade (4) Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Exhibition continues (5) ASEAN adopts plan to prevent and combat fires, haze pollution (6) Full utilization of machines in construction of roads and bridges coordinated (7) Special radio, TV programmes on how to take BEHS exam (8) Research paper reading session continues (9) To improve power supply (10) New building for Civil Service Affairs Department (11) Commander tours reservoir, Cement Plant
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 December 1997
    Date of publication: 24 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe urges USDA executives to striveto become good USDA members and good citizens simultaneously (2) Myanmar-Singapore Ministerial-Level Work Committee helps develop Myanmar's economic and technical sectors (3) Gifts, cash donations presented to two doyen literati (4) YMCA pre-Christmas ceremony (5) Gravel supply for construction of Yangon City Central Road coordinated (6) 210 publications donated to IPRD (7) Minister for Home Affairs arrives back from ASEAN Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting (8) Myanma Tatmadaw new generation soccer team arrives back (9) Trainees of USDA Executives Management Course, Computer Diploma Course tour Yangon
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 December 1997
    Date of publication: 23 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Japan (2) Respects paid to doyen literati at Sarsodaw Nay ceremony (3) Researchers urged to consider their work not only professional undertaking but also national duty (4) Thanmyanthu Economic Foundation, others provide assistance to Tatmadawmen for their sacrifices (5) Privatization should benefit State, as well as entrepreneurs (6) Deputy Premier receives Ambassador of Thailand (7) Simple written English for radio, TV coordinated (8) Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Co opens Representative Office (9) Friendship Fund's donation for Myanma Science and Technology Research Department (10) K 2.5 million, FEC 3,200 for MMCWA
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (88K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 December 1997
    Date of publication: 22 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l inspects construction of main road, renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda (2) Secretary-2 looks into construction of Aung Zeya Bridge (3) Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves to attend ASEAN Environmental Affairs Ministerial Meeting (4) Military Code of Conduct Written and Oral Exams (5) Factories under Ministry of Industry-1 inspected (6) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation oversees dam projects in Sagaing Division (7) Minister inspects Zaungtu Hydro-electric Power Project
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 December 1997
    Date of publication: 21 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Peace and Development Council (Proclamation No 4/97) (2) State Peace and Development Council (Proclamation No 5/97) (3) State Peace and Development Council (Notification No 8/97) (4) Chairman of Myanmar Education Committee inspects new modern buildings for primary schools (5) More freighters to be served promptly with opening of Ahlon Wharf No 2 (6) Families of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy, Air), wellwishers donate dry rations to Triyadana Nunnery, Myittawady Hinthata Kyaungtaik (7) MIDC Chairman meets industrial zone management committee members (8) Two minibuses presented to Myanmar Christian Service Council (9) Construction of Maubin, Bo Myat Tun Bridges inspected
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 20 December 1997
    Date of publication: 20 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 attends cash donation ceremony on 75th birthday of U Hla Tun and launching of Hospice Association (2) Coord meeting on advancement of TV production and communications services (3) Chairman of Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance calls on Deputy Prime Minister (4) State of the World's Children Report 1998 (5) Minister for Tansport receives Ambassadors of Thailand, Sri Lanka (6) Minister for Home Affairs to attend Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting of ASEAN countries (7) Two more exchange arms for peace (8) Deputy Minister for Health receives Director of Sam San Corporation (9) Cash donation for National Convention (10) $ 90,000 for MMCWA
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 19 December 1997
    Date of publication: 19 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Armed Forces Day Literary and Art Competitions Organizing Committee meets (2) Foundation laid to build cement plant (3) Officials of Ministry of Industry-1, merchants and industrial entrepreneurs meet (4) IMD personnel submit USDA membership applications (5) Donations for ceremony to pay homage to old writers (7) 81 kilos heroin amphetamine seized in Mongtong (8) Over 1m amphetamine tablets 7.5 kilo heroin seized in Tachilek bust (9) Border Trade Department holds biannual meeting (10) Secretary of MIC receives Japanese delegation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 18 December 1997
    Date of publication: 18 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe and delegation arrive back (2) Senior General Than Shwe receives UN Secretary-General (3) Senior General Than Shwe calls on PRC President (4) Myanmar Texcamp to set up garment factory (5) Fukken Co Ltd of Japan opens branch office in Yangon (6) MCDC presents K 1 million for Sarsodaw Day and old writers (7) 275 drug-related cases exposed in November (8) Chinese Writers delegation concludes visit
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 December 1997
    Date of publication: 17 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King of Bhutan (2) Progress in short time and perpetuation of territorial integrity mainly due to correct policies of government (3) Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Exhibition and Competition open (4) Secretary-2 attends meeting on sale -and -distribution of diesel for summer paddy cultivation (5) Minister for Commerce receives President Director of PT Semen Cibinong (6) Resident Representative of WHO calls on Minister for Health (7) PRC Ambassador calls on Minister for Industry-2 (8) Minister for Information receives Ambassadors of Singapore, India (9) President of Kiseki Corporation calls on Chairman of MIC (10) Manager of Marubeni Corporation calls on Minister for Energy (11) Minister for F& R meets Company Tax offices on companies (12) 46 more exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 December 1997
    Date of publication: 16 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe and goodwill delegation call on Yang di Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (2) General Maung Aye attends parade to mark Myanmar Air Force's Golden Jubilee (3) Ensuring smooth river transport, prevention of erosion, cultivated land from floods coordinated (4) Hospitals inspected in Yangon (5) Chinese Writers Delegation visits Hlawga Wildlife Park (6) Minister visits rice and bran oil mil
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 December 1997
    Date of publication: 15 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Families of Tatmadaw, well-wishers offer robes, dry rations to Sarthintaiks in Shwepyitha Township (2) Minister for Transport inspects wharves at Yangon Port (3) Minister for Commerce discusses new paddy purchase systems in Kungyangon, Twantay (4) Appointment of Ambassador of Austria agreed (5) Advanced Training Course 1/97 for Skilled Construction Workers for dispatch to Singapore opens (6) Cornerstone laid for construction of three-storey Thathanayanthi Kyaungsaung (7) Myanmar second in Chiangmai World Women's Weightlifting C'ship (8) Minister for Electric Power inspects installation of new transformers (9) Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation tours Shan State, Mandalay Division
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (15K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 December 1997
    Date of publication: 14 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Arrival Statement (2) Senior General Than Shwe leaves to attend ASEAN Informal Summit Meetings, 30th ASEAN Anniversary Commemorative Summit (3) Senior General Than Shwe arrives in Malaysia (4) Secretary-2 visits Housing & Building '97 Exhibition (5) MIC Chairman arrives back from Thailand (6) Tatmadaw soccer team leaves for SRV (7) Deputy Minister for Labour arrived back (8) Ministers oversee laying of gas pipeline, power Supply in Dawei District (9) Deputy Prime Minister meets Thai Prime Minister
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 December 1997
    Date of publication: 13 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Donations invited for International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University Project (2) Yangon International Airport Extension Project in progress (3) Enforcing to obey the laws and discipline is safeguarding human society (4) Ministers inspect factories in Dagon Myothit (South) Industrial Zone (5) Minister meets GAD officers (6) Minister for Health receives Ambassadors of Israel, Singapore (7) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation receives Ambassador of Russian Federation (8) Savings at Myanma Economic Bank reach nearly K 60b (9) Minister for Industry-1 inspects Towel Factories of Myanma Textile Enterprise (10) MD of MOA Travels & Tours calls on Minister for H & T (11) $ 1,000 for MMCWA (12) 326 drug-related cases exposed in October (13) Heroin seized in Muse
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 December 1997
    Date of publication: 12 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Kenya (2) Secretary-1 receives nationalities leaders of Special Region 2 in Shan State (3) Minister for Health receives officials of Japan Committee Vaccines for the World's Children (4) All service personnel must work with firm conviction, goodwill for promotion of race, their region and country Must be exemplary in observing laws and principles, avoid corruption, work without ego (5) K 29.3 million for renovation of northern stairway of Shwedagon Pagoda (6) New dams being built to boost irrigated areas (7) Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back from Thailand (8) Housing & Building '97 at Tatmadaw Convention Centre (9) Myayeiknyo magazine available
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (84K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 December 1997
    Date of publication: 11 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Speedy completion of special projects earlier then schedule stressed to enjoy benefits sooner (2) Cornerstone laid for construction of northern stairway of Shwedagon Pagoda (3) Minister for Energy receives GM of Sumitomo Corporation, Chairman of Gold Water Company (4) Producers of RSI call on Minister for H & T (5) Vice-President of Koor Trade calls on Deputy Prime Minister (6) Minister looks into construction of Attaran Bridge in Mon State (7) National Eye Bank Committee meets (8) CEC member tours Magway Division (9) Myanmar May Flower Bank Ltd hands over International Golden Award for Commercial Prestige 1997 to Ministry of F & R (10) Minister for Sports opens Staff Officers Refresher Course 1/97 of SPED
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 December 1997
    Date of publication: 10 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe to attend Summit Meetings in Kuala Lumpur (2) The State Peace and Development Council Law No 2/97-3 (3) Kanbawzathadi Palace will be resplendent, matching King Bayintnaung's honour (4) Minister inspects branches of Labour Department (5) Minister visits-Institute of Medicine 2 (6) Mvanmar delegation leaves for Thailand (7) Central Committee for Organizing "Myanma Trade Fair 98" meets (8) MHI urged to boost sales (9) Singapore takes measures against illegal arrivals (10) More transformers added in Yangon to ensure uninterrupted power supply
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 December 1997
    Date of publication: 09 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Student Sports Festivals being organized as most basic means to contribute towards human resources development (2) Enhancement of access to primary health care and referrels targeted (3) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives MD of Air People Tour and Travel Co Ltd (4) Minister for NPED receives President of Macau Chamber of Commerce (5) Ministry of Energy holds 1997-98 first bi-annual coordination meeting (6) MIC Secretary receives GM of Myanmar Mamee-Double Decker Ltd (7) Seminar on Credit Analysis commences at Central Bank of Myanmar (8) Minister for PBANRDA tours eastern Shan State (9) Minister for Forestry tours Taninthayi Division (10) Traditional attire fashion show (11) MPF team champions in Ministry of Home Affairs track and field meet (12) Minister for Foreign Affairs to attend Fourth Meeting of Myanmar-Thailand Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 December 1997
    Date of publication: 08 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Meeting jointly held by Privatization Commission and Housing Project Committee (2) Secretary-1 inspects development work of Dagon Myothit Seikkan Township (3) Edible oil industrial zone to be established at Thilawa Port extension area in Kyauktan (4) Myanmar Computer and Electronics Fair '97 concludes (5) Donation ceremony for renovation of Shwedagon northern stairway on 11 Dec (6) Families of Attorney General's Office offer dry rations (7) Saraswati Puia held (8) Minister for Transport inspects Mandalay International Airport Proiect (9) Eight repaved streets put back into service in Kyaukmyaunggyi Ward (10) Over 350 kilos of raw opium seized at Kalaw
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (84K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 7 December 1997
    Date of publication: 07 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Peace and Development Council (Order No 2/97) (2) Primary Schools in Hlinethaya Township renovated through goodwill (3) Myanmar delegation attends Special Meeting of ASEAN Finance Ministers (4) Daewoo Royals beat F&R 2-0 in friendly soccer (5) Minister for Construction visits toy factory, bridge projects (6) Donation ceremony for renovation of Shwedagon northern stairway on 11 Dec (7) Minister for Energy inspects filling stations, carbon-dioxide plant (8) Minister meets staff of agriculture coop societies, farmers in Thanlyin
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 December 1997
    Date of publication: 05 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Thailand (2) Myanma Industrial Development Committee meets (3) Deputy Premier receives MD of Nippon Oil Exploration Limited (4) English proficiency course of Ministry of Commerce (5) Minister inspects Pinlon Gems Market (6) Tatmadaw track and field meet (7) Minister for NPED receives Ambassador of Norway (8) Minister for Construction tours Ayeyawady Division (9) World AIDS Day talks (10) Chinese Writers Delegation visits Shwedagon (11) Use of hydraulic pre-stressing jack demonstrated (12) Donations for Council Chairman's Trophy Golf Tourney (13) Yangon Division Working Committee for Women's Affairs (Economic Group) holds seminar on economic development
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 December 1997
    Date of publication: 04 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) West-bloc nations turn blind eye to Myanmar's achievements in drug abuse control (2) Office automation equipment donated for ASEAN Affairs Department (3) National Convention Convening Commission meets (4) Labour Minister visits Workers Hospital (5) Minister inspects Toungoo-Yangon section of Yangon-Mandalay Railroad (6) Minister for Energy receives MD of New Japan Engineering Consultant (NEWJEC) Inc (7) USDA urged to keep emergence of peaceful, developed, modern nation in the fore (8) Increase in value-added wood-based products will boost forest sector's earnings (9) Shwe Myanmar Department Store inspected (10) Labutta Bridge scheduled to be commissioned on January
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (86K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 December 1997
    Date of publication: 03 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Assistant UN Secretary-General (2) Secretary-1 visits Orbis International aircraft (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chairman of Hocheng Corporation (4) Minister inspects cotton cultivation in Mandalay Division (5) Efforts under way for early completion of Chindwin River Bridge (Yesagyo) (6) Minister inspects hospitals and Institute of Nursing in Mandalay (7) Minister for Industry-1 at factories in Bago Division (8) Minister visits factories under MHI (9) Inspection Committee for Renovation of Maha Pasana Cave meets (10) More power for required areas (11) Mining projects, factories in Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions supervised (12) Coordination Committee 2 of SEA-ME-WE 3 Submarine Cable holds third meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council
    Format/size: pdf (86K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 1 December 1997
    Date of publication: 01 December 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Lao People's Democratic Republic (2) Deputy Prime Minister receives MD of Daewoo Corporation (3) Myanma Sigma Cable to establish electric wire factors (4) Minister inspects greening projects in NyaungU District (5) National Convention Convening Commission meets (6) The State Peace and Development Council Order No 1/97 (7) 29th donation ceremony for renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda (8) Minister visits Pakokku General Hospital (9) Minister for Home Affairs tours Bago (10) Time-table of 1998 BEHS Exam announced (11) Minister looks into warehouses, rice mills and explains new paddy purchase system in Bago Division (12) Amphetamine tablets seized
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 November 1997
    Date of publication: 30 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l of the State Peace and Development Council inspected preparations for the Student Sports Festival scheduled to be held in Haka (2) Secretary-2, ministers, officials offer dry rations, edible oil to Sarthintaiks in Shwepyitha (3) Secretary-2 views 97 (Yangon) China Light Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical & Technological Products Fair (4) Minister for Finance and Revenue to attend Special Meeting of ASEAN Finance Ministers (5) Minister for A & I tours Bago, Magway Divisions (6) Staff families of Ministry of Transport offer dry rations alms (7) Deputy Minister inspects Mechanical Division (South) (8) Overcharging buses face action (9) F&R beat Dong Thap 43 in 17th Asian Club Soccer Championship
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 November 1997
    Date of publication: 29 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Mauritania (2) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Albania (3) Secretary-l inspects Chindwin River Bridge (Kalaywa) Project (4) Secretary-2 inspects North Okkalapa Township development activities (6) Innwa Bank Ltd opens to help develop nation's financial sector (7) Minister for Foreign Affairs receives Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam (8) Seminar on Customs Officials Training in the context of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) commences (9) Homage to be paid to aged literati
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 November 1997
    Date of publication: 28 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) In-country Training Workshop on Information Management and Documentation commences at IBC (2) Tasks discussed for Golden Jubilee Independence Day Flag-Hoisting Ceremony (3) Epilepsy Centre opens (4) Prize distribution ceremony on 30 Nov (5) Minister for NPED receives Austrian Industry Mission (6) Minister receives Chinese delegation (7) MIC Secretary receives Chairman of Xuxi Hongta Tobacco (Group) Ltd (8) Entertainment programme of Golden Jubilee Independence Day coordinated (9) UMEHL Empo fetches $1.6m, nearly K 1.03b
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 November 1997
    Date of publication: 27 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Asia and Pacific ICRC delegation (2) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Austria (3) National Convention Convening Commission meets (4) Minister explains three methods of paddy purchase (5) Secretary-2 attends cash donation ceremony for Buddha images to be enshrined in Lawka Nanda Pagoda in Sittway (6) Minister inspects MHI factories (7) UMEHL Empo First-day sales realise over K 564 million and $ 1.5 million
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 November 1997
    Date of publication: 26 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Management Course No 12 for USDA Executives and Computer Diploma Course No 1 (2) Chairman of Myanmar Education Committee receives Chairman of Institute of World Peace (3) Minister for Energy tours Sagaing, Mandalay Divisions (4) Industry-2 Minister inspects No 6 Factory of Myanma Heavy Industries (5) Exhibition on Socio-Economic Life of Myanmar National Races continues (6) Deputy Minister meets Public Works personnel (7) ASEAN poster competition
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 November 1997
    Date of publication: 25 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Efforts urged for perpetual existence of Myoma national spirit (2) Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association's donation for restoration of Bagan pagodas transferred to Culture Ministry (3) Secretary-l inspects renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda (4) Minister for Energy inspects Letpando, Kyaukkhwet Oilfilelds (5) Commerce Minister explains new paddy purchase system (6) Families of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy, Air), wellwishers offer dry rations to Shwemyine Thiri Nunnery Sarthintaik (7) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation inspects unloading of heavy equipment (8) Minister inspects construction of staff quarters, training school (9) Chothe Orchid to export flowers to Japan (10) 49 Italian tourists arrive on three-day visit
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 November, 1997
    Date of publication: 24 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects renovated primary schools in Yangon Division (2) Secretary-l attends ceremony to offer soon to 1,000 monks (3) Kachin Baptist Mission Hall is solid proof of freedom of religion in Myanmar (4) Myanmar working for economic strength to gain political stability (5) 43rd blood donation ceremony on 29 November (6) Ceremony to ordain 1,000 novices (7) Communication facilities inspected (8) Yangon Command team champ in C-in-C's Soccer (9) Extempore contest held in Dawbon Township (10) Minister visits Institute of Dental Medicine, Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital (11) Telecommunications through FDS-1 system explained
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 November 1997
    Date of publication: 23 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects basic education primary schools in South Okkalapa Townships (2) Families of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air), wellwishers offer dry rations to Sarthintaiks in Hline Township (3) Exhibition on Socio-Economic Life of Myanmar National Races opens at YU Diamond Jubilee Hall (4) F&R beat Dong Thap 1-0 in 17th Asian Club Soccer Championship (5) Diploma Courses to be opened at Mandalay UFL (6) Minister visits construction projects of Taunggyi University (7) Minister studies nationalities village establishment project (8) Largest haul of heroin seized in Muse
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 November 1997
    Date of publication: 22 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Special Refresher Course No 3 for Officers of the Development Affairs Department concluded (2) Thanmyanthu Organization presents cash assistance to 50 in-service disabled Tatmadawmen (3) YMBA hails National Day (4) MIC Chairman receives Joint Managing Director of Kedah Cement Holdings Berhad (5) National Convention Convening Commission meets (6) Minister visits Ywama Steel Plant, Myanma Gems Enterprise (7) 10 members, families of 6th KNU brigade, exchange arms for peace (8) Young Entrepreneurs Association of Malaysia concludes visit (9) Minister inspects Farm Machine Factory No 1 (10) Chinese Medical delegation concludes visit (11) Opium seized in Phekhon
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 November 1997
    Date of publication: 21 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Seminar on Human Resource Development and Nation Building in Myanmar concludes (2) Secretary-1 Lt-Gen Khin Nyunt hosts dinner in honour of participants in Seminar on Human Resource Development and Nation Building (3) Secretary-3 receives Chinese medical delegation of PLA (4) Secretary-3 Lt-Gen Win Myint hosts dinner in honour of Chinese medical delegation (5) Ninth 47-Member Meeting of the Fourth State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee commences (6) Chairman of Samsung Corporation calls on Minister for Energy (7) Chinese Medical delegation tours Mandalay, PyinOoLwin, Yangon (8) Chairman of Samsung Corporation calls on Minister for Energy (9) Myanmar Red Cross Society Central Council meets
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 20 November 1997
    Date of publication: 20 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Four more bridges to link Yangon with other areas (2) Myanmar win first prizes in International Traditional Boat Race (3) Seminar on Human Resource Development and Nation Building continues (4) Minister visits Orbis International (5) Deputy Premier receives Millicom officials (6) National Convention Convening Commission meets (7) MIC Chairman receives Head of Fif-Airconsult (8) Myanmar businessmen meet members of Young Entrepreneurs Association of Malaysia (9) Minister for L&F inspects ice factories, cold storages (10) Purchase of paddy harvested in 1997-98 through sealed tenders clarified
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 18 November 1997
    Date of publication: 18 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye receives Vice-President of Arco international Oil and Gas Company (2) MIC Chairman receives Executive Director of Soctek Sedirian Berhad (3) National Convention Convening Commission meets (4) The State Peace and Development Council Law No 1/97 (5) State Peace and Development Council (Notification No 3/97) (6) Chinese medical delegation tours Yangon Division (7) Over 1,500 monastic education schools opened in 243 townships (8) Mandalay Urban Development Project inspected (9) Medicines, medical equipment presented for Myitkyina Township MCWA (10) Executive Vice-President of Arco Inter'l Oil Co calls on Minister for NPED (11) Training of MOs on Drug Abuse Surveillance System and Management of Substance Abuse opens (12) Women's Chapter of MWJA formed (13) Myanmar National Working Committee for Women's Affairs tour Shan State (14) Deputy Minister for Health receives Director of Orbis International
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
    Format/size: pdf (83K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 November 1997
    Date of publication: 15 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General and Madame Than Shwe attend 2nd Communal Kathina of Thathanazeya Mingala Pariyatti Sarthintaik (2) Pujaniya at Buddha's Tooth Relic Pagoda on fullmoon day (3) MIC Chairman receives US officials (4) Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces of Indonesia tees off with military officials (5) Mrs Feisal Tanjung visits Pyidaungsu Aye Yeik Nyein, National Museum, Women's Home (6) Minister visits construction sites of bridges (7) Minister for Commerce inspects departmental work in Bago, Magway Divisions (8) School building, bridge donated to Hmawby Thabyaygon Village in memory of late Minister for Information (9) Myanmar delegation arrives back from Manila Social Development Ministerial Meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 November 1997
    Date of publication: 14 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General and Madame Than Shwe attend Communal Kathina of Taunggyi Pariyatti Sarthintaik (2) Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces of Indonesia arrives on goodwill visit (3) General Maung Aye hosts dinner in honour of Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces of Indonesia General Feisal Tanjung (4) Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association presents $ 23,640 for restoration of ancient pagodas in Bagan (5) Secretary-l receives VP of Japan-Myanmar Friendship Association (6) Coord meeting on full capacity operation of cement factories (7) Minister inspects construction of hostels of University of Culture (8) Minister for Religious Affairs receives President of Lao National Construction Front (9) Deputy Minister for A&I arrives back from 29th FAO Conference
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 November 1997
    Date of publication: 13 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe receives ASEAN Secretary-General (2) General Maung Aye receives Commander of Lanzhou Military Command of Chinese People's Liberation Army (3) Communications sector advances to packet switching (4) Minister for A&I inspects Nyaungbintha Sugar Mill Project (5) Construction Minister inspects bridge projects (6) Chinese PLA delegation concludes visit (7) Minister for Commerce inspects rice mills in Bago Division (8) ASEAN Business Forum Mission meets MCCI members (9) Minister inspects poultry farm of LBVD, factories of Ceramic Industries (10) LPDR Politburo member and delegation arrive
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 12 November 1997
    Date of publication: 12 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Sports Coaching Diploma Course No 4 concluded (2) Secretary-1 inspects construction of world class swimming pool (3) 53rd Anniversary Armed Forces Day Organizing Leading Committee meets (4) Harvesting of monsoon paddy in Bago Division inspected (5) Myanmar delegation arrives back from PRC (6) Deputy Prime Minister receives Director for Asia in Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany (7) Economic progress of Myanmar explained (8) 98 Thai prisoners go home (9) 1997 Annual Programme Review Meeting of Myanmar-UNICEF Country Programme of Cooperation 1996-2000 (10) Heroin refinery and paraphernalia seized in Shan State (11) MD of APT Travel Service calls on Minister for H & T
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 November 1997
    Date of publication: 10 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General and Madame Than Shwe attend 8th Communal Kathina of families of Defence Services Intelligence (2) Secretary-l attends opening ceremony of Myanmar International Terminal Thilawa (MITT) (3) Minister visits hydroelectric power projects in Shan State (4) 61st Kathina of Universities Buddhist Association (Yangon) (5) Minister inspects sugar mill project in Pyay (6) Minister inspects sections of Yoma Belt Railroad (7) Minister for Health tours Taninthayi Division (8) Spirulina being produced from natural lakes in Sagaing Division
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 November 1997
    Date of publication: 09 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Cambodia (2) Senior General and Madame Than Shwe attend 44th Communal kathina of Ministry of Defence (3) Coordination meeting on International Traditional Boat Race 1997 (4) Secretary-2 visits Indian Trade Exhibition (5) Ministry of Commerce holds Communal Kathina (6) Renovation of Shwe Wa Tun Hotel in Bago inspected (7) Ministry of Cooperatives holds Communal Kathina (8) 118 KNU members swap arms for peace in Thandaung (9) Minister visits hospitals in Dawei (10) Minister for A & I inspects sites for sugar mills (11) SID's fifth Communal Kathina
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 November 1997
    Date of publication: 08 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe receives Minister of Defence of Malaysia (2) Secretary-l receives Minister of State for External Affairs of India (3) Malaysian goodwill delegation concludes visits (4) Minister for Forestry receives President of Tokiwa Corporation (5) Coord meeting on emergence of local gems market (6) Chief of Staff (Army) receives Commander of Lanzhou Military Command of Chinese People's Liberation Army (7) Indian Trade Exhibition opens (8) Minister for Labour arrives back from Bangkok (9) Ministry for PBANRDA to purchase $ 6.4m machinery for development projects (10) Maymyo Expatriates Association of London presents medicines, medical equipment to social organizations
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 7 November 1997
    Date of publication: 07 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l receives General Chetta Thanajaro, Commander-in-Chief (Army) of Royal Thai Army (2) Commander-in-Chief (Army) of Royal Thai Army arrives (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of Tokiwa Corporation (4) Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs tours Maubin (5) Forest-based industries set up to boost value-added exports (6) Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation to build 2,000-ton sugar mill near Tabuhla Diversion Weir (7) "Thallawady-3" double-decker starts serving on Chindwin River (9) Ministry honours medal winners in international rowing tournaments (10) Minister inspects Seikkan Township Industrial Zone, Dagon Myothit (South) (11) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives MD of Eastern & Oriental Express Limited
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 6 November 1997
    Date of publication: 06 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Special Refresher Course No 29 for Basic Education Teachers concluded (2) Equipment, medicine and painting donated (3) Construction of Mandalay International Airport runway inspected (4) Deputy Premier receives Wakayama Kyodo Kenzai officials (5) Forestry delegation leaves for PRC (6) Parallel efforts required in forest conservation and eradicating illegal logging (7) Malaysian delegation arrives on goodwill visit (8) Observance of Sarsodaw Day discussed (9) National-Level Workshop on Food and Drug Control begins
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: podf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 November 1997
    Date of publication: 05 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MRCS to be expanded to become consolidated force to be ready in times of emergencies (2) Thanlyin Yadana Modern Housing Project launched (3) Minister for A & I tours Yangon Division (4) New Mingala Market Project Inspected (5) Seminar on Current Asian Currency Issues and Outlook for the Future opens (6) Ministry of Transport holds first bi-annual co-ord meeting (7) President of CP Agro Industry calls on Minister for L & F
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 November 1997
    Date of publication: 04 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye receives Acting Chief of General Staff, Department of the Lao People's Army (2) ASEAN Steering Committee holds fourth meeting (3) Book on remarkable accomplishment of borderarea development projects to be published (4) Secretary-1 inspects work of Sinmalaik Shipyard (5) Chief of Staff (Army) sees off Acting Chief of General Staff, Department of the Lao People's Army (6) Effective, timely repair of roads, bridges destroyed by heavy rains stressed (7) President of Daewoo Corporation calls on Minister for Energy (8) Myanmar Daewoo Construction Machinery Co starts machinery rental service (9) MD of Andaman Vegas Resort Co calls on Minister for Hotels and Tourism (10) Acting Chief of General Staff Department of Lao People's Army visits Mandalay, PyinOoLwin
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 November 1997
    Date of publication: 03 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Rare paintings of Yadanabon Maung Su presented to National Museum (2) Secretary-1 looks into progress of construction at Yangon International Airport (3) Secretary-1 pays respects to remains of Agga Maha Ganthavasaka Pandita Bhaddanta Kondhanna (4) Secretary-1 inspects arrangement for construction of Maha Bandoola Bridge across Pazaungdaung Creek (5) New oil and gas field discovered off Taninthayi Coast (6) Minister for Foreign Affairs attends 17th Communal Kathina Ceremony of Tipitaka Kyaungdaw (7) Concerted action urged for completion of YIA Runway Expansion Project (8) Myanmar delegation leaves for Malaysia (9) Myanmar entrepreneurs delegation leaves for three ASEAN nations (10) Minister visits glass factory, Ayeyawady Division Fisheries Department
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (83K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 November 1997
    Date of publication: 02 November 1997
    Description/subject: (2) Secretary-2 pays respects to remains of Agga Maha Ganthavacaka Pandita Bhaddanta Kondanna (3) Minister visits No 1 Copper Project (4) Secretary-2 attends Communal Kathina Ceremony of State Law and Order Restoration Council, Pyithu Hluttaw and President's Offices (5) Medical equipment for 2 MH (6) Minister inspects Hanthawady International Airport Project (7) Deputy Minister for Education arrives back from 29th UNESCO Session (8) Minister tours Bago, Ayeyawady Divisions (9) Malaysian delegation visits Hlawga Gas-powered Generator, Thanlyin Satellite Ground Station (10) Bilin Sugar Mill to start rolling November second week (11) Myanma Port Authority holds Communal Kathina
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 1 November 1997
    Date of publication: 01 November 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Algeria (2) Secretary-l attends Communal Kathina of Tipitaka Maha Gandayontaik in Mayangon (3) Minister for Commerce meets departmental personnel (4) Ministry of SWRR holds first Communal Kathina (5) Myanmar Forest Products Joint Venture Corporation holds meeting (6) Model villages set up to establish agro-based industrialized nation (7) Physiotherapy Wing opens at Jivitadana Hospital (8) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chief Executive of Premier Oil Plc (9) Minister for Forestry receives Minister of Energy, Telegraphs and Posts Datuk Leo Moggie of Malaysia (10) National Convention Convening Commission meets (11) MIC chairman receives Malaysian Minister of Energy, Telegraphs and Posts (12) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives MD of J V Control Co Ltd (13) Yangon Division Sangha Nayaka Committee Chairman Sayadaw passes away (14) Deputy Chief of the Office of Strategic Studies receives paleontologists of United States
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 31 October 1997
    Date of publication: 31 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand (2) Secretary-l receives Thai Foreign Minister (3) Secretary-1 receives local national races leaders (4) Secretary-2 receives Acting Chief of General Staff, Department of the Lao People's Army (5) Foundation laid for construction of Kandawgyi Tower (6) Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand visits Shwedagon Pagoda (7) First Intake graduates of University of Culture urged to perpetually promote, safeguard cultural assets (8) Chief of Staff (ARMY) hosts dinner in honour of Acting Chief of General Staff, Department of the Lao People's Army (9) Minister attends to needs of farmers (10) University of Culture holds first convocation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 October 1997
    Date of publication: 30 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l receives DMJ Press Chief Editor (2) Secretary-2 welcomes Acting Chief of General Staff, Department of Lao People's Army (3) PRC Vice-Premier, delegation conclude visit (4) Myanmar and ASEAN Institutes of Strategic and International Studies exchange views (5) Thai Foreign Minister arrives (6) Full tree and all species utilization vital for development of forest-based industries (7) Industrial Zone Development Co Ltd opens in Dagon Myothit (South) (8) Myanma Shipyards transfers three steel-frame barges to Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (9) National Convention Convening Commission meets (10) MINA presents special hospital beds
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (30K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 October 1997
    Date of publication: 29 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Turkey (2) Senior General Than Shwe receives Vice-Premier of the State Council of PRC, Party (3) General Maung Aye receives Arco Asia, CNOOC presidents (4) PRC Vice-Premier calls on Secretary-1 (5) PRC Vice-Premier, delegation go sightseeing (6) Technology Myanmar 97 Conference focuses on investment opportunities, multi-sectoral development (7) Deputy Premier receives CNOOC President (8) Myanmar introduces Universal Transverse Mercator Projection System (9) Minister receives nationalities leader of Special Region 5 in Shan State (north) (10) Roundtable on Interaction between Myanmar and ASEAN Institutes of Strategic and International Studies begins (11) Minister for Commerce receives Vice-Governor of Bank of China (12) Fire engine, ambulance for Department of Civil Aviation (13) Over K 5.080 m for Shwedagon Pagoda funds
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 October 1997
    Date of publication: 28 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Vice-Premier of State Council of PRC arrives (2) Deputy Prime Minister hosts dinner in honour of Vice-Premier of the State Council of PRC (3) Technology Myanmar '97 Exhibition commences (4) Deputy Premier Vice-Admiral Maung Maung Khin receives Vice Premier of PRC Mr Wu Bangauo (5) K 700,000 first aid kits donated to townships in No 1 Military Region (6) Over $ 4.5m realized at Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium (7) Mingaladon Garden City booth opens at Technology Myanmar '97 (8) Myanmar officials meet Chinese entrepreneurs (9) Minister for Energy receives Ambassador of Brazil (10) Minister for Energy receives Indonesian Consortium Group (11) K 10,000 for MWJA
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (83K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 October 1997
    Date of publication: 27 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Shwedagon Pagoda's northern stairway to be renovated within six months (2) Secretary-2 and family offer Kathina robes to members of Sangha in North Okkalapa (3) Aungzeya Bridge Construction inspected (4) Maintenance of roads inspected in Mandalay Division (5) Livestock and Fisheries Development Bank opens branch in Mandalay (6) Dipavali Festival preliminary ceremony held at Padonma Theatre (7) Delegation arrives back from Thailand (8) Minister inspects Thanlyin Satellite Ground Station (9) 33 gem lots fetch over $ 1.5m (10) Membership certificates presented to 180 MCWA members of Records Office
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 October 1997
    Date of publication: 26 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Austria (2) Htidaw-hoisting ceremony of historic Shwephonepwint Pagoda held in Pazundaung (3) Minister attends Centennial of Sikh Temple (4) Minister for L & F visits factories (5) Secretary-General meets USDA members in Myingyan District (6) Minister inspects construction work in Mandalay Division (7) "Myanmar Beer" enters local market (8) University of Distance Education holds 9th Convocation (9) 249 jade lots fetch over $ 1.7m (10) Prize-distribution ceremony for IQ contest
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 October 1997
    Date of publication: 25 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Old concepts, ways need be changed to be compatible with national objectives (2) Ceremony to mark 52nd Anniversary of UN held at Pyithu Hluttaw building (3) Dawtacha Dam commissioned into service (4) PRC Vice-Premier to pay an official visit to Union of Myanmar (5) Minister visit s Yadana Offshore Gas Project (6) Conservation of Innlay Lake, Moebye Reservoir vital for energy sector (7) Secretary-1 receives MD of Fritz Werner Co (8) 36 jade lots fetch over $ 492,000 (9) MIC Chairman receives Jardine Matheson Chairman
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 October 1997
    Date of publication: 24 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Sibinthaya Myoma Market in Kyauktan adds new sparkle to township (2) Thanlyin Yadana Housing Project inspected (3) Deputy Minister for Education leaves to attend 29th UNESCO Session (4) Secretary-1 receives Mon national leaders (5) Nikko Senior MD calls on Minister for H&T (6) Minister for Energy receives Senior V-P of Sambawang Marine & Offshore Engineering (7) 188 jade lots fetch over $ 850,000 (8) Minister for H&T receives MI of Jardine Matheson (9) MIC Chairman receives MD of Fritz Werner Co (10) LSG to launch aircraft catering services in Yangon
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 October 1997
    Date of publication: 23 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye receives Military Attaches of Indonesia (2) Deputy Premier receives Nichimen GM (3) Gifts for Health Department (4) USDA study delegation leaves for PRC (5) Protection of intellectual property will bring more foreign investment (6) National Convention Convening Commission meets (7) Delegation led by Deputy Minister for PBANRDA leaves for Malaysia (8) Minister inspects factories in Insein (9) Wives of military attaches present cash to Women's Home (10) Four members of KNU armed group exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 19 October 1997
    Date of publication: 19 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye inspects Kyaukgu-Tarpalan road section in Yaksauk (2) Fifth Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions come to grand finale (3) Minister inspects Dagon and Diamond Soft Drinks Factories (4) Indonesian military delegation concludes visit (5) K 600,000 donated to social organizations (6) Posters and colours scrutinized for 30th founding Anniversary of ASEAN Posters and Colour Photo Contest
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (70K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 October 1997
    Date of publication: 15 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Vice-Chairman of Agip Co of Italy (2) MIC Chairman receives Corporation Franco-Asiatique Chairman (3) Foundation laid for YKK Golden Hill Towers on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road (4) Work under way to expand paddy sown acreage (5) Minister for NPED to attend ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (6) Families of Ministry of Labour offer soon to members of the Sangha (7) Minister inspects Bo Myat Tun, Maubin Bridges (8) Workshop for Ministerial Level Asia and Pacific Region Social Development Seminar in Manila begins (9) Special sales festival of cooperative societies begins
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 October 1997
    Date of publication: 14 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Agriculture sector meeting focuses on exceeding per acre paddy yield, producing one billion baskets (2) Mid-year Myanmar Gems Emporium on 21 October (3) 22nd, 23rd Training Courses on Planning (Grade I) open (4) Ministry of CPI holds coord meeting (5) Minister for Energy receives Chairman of CMCC (6) Wives of Military Attaches attend Performing Arts Competitions (7) Indonesian military delegation visits National Defence College, Defence Services Museum (8) UNICEF Resident Representative calls on Minister for Health (9) National Convention Convening Commission meets
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 October 1997
    Date of publication: 13 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects renovation at Shwedagon Pagoda (2) Thanmyanthu All Bus Lines Control Supervisory Committee provides cash to disabled Tatmadawmen (3) School for girls opens at Withakha Nunnery in Thingangyun (4) Establishment of small and medium factories for welfare of disabled discussed in China (5) Indonesia military delegation arrives (6) Minister for Health tours Nyaunadons Danubyu (7) Chief of Armed Forces Training receives Joint Staff College of Indonesia
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 October 1997
    Date of publication: 12 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Spain (2) President Ramos of the Philippines to visit Myanmar (3) The Special Refresher Course No 29 for Basic Education Teachers opened (4) Secretary-1 attends events of Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions (5) Nun Education School (Women) opens (6) Families of Tatmadaw, wellwishers offer dry rations to Sarthintaiks (7) Basic Education Department opens new building of No 24 Basic Education Primary School in Mayangon Township (8) Power Furniture World Showroom and Salesroom opens (9) Myanmar delegation leaves for Maldives (10) Vice-Mayor oversees sanitation work in townships
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 October 1997
    Date of publication: 11 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects final touches at Buddha's Tooth Relic Pagoda (2) Thuwunnashan Drama in contest at National Theatre (3) MEPE's Coop Society holds Annual General Meeting (4) Flower Arrangement Course No 2/97 concludes (5) Chairman of YCDC meets engineers (6) Computer Science Diploma Course opens
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (69K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 October 1997
    Date of publication: 10 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Myanmar Flag hoisted at Senayan Athlete Village (2) Minister leaves to attend 11th World Forestry Conference (3) Computer for Kanma Model Village High School (4) Basic Education Department holds Second Four-monthly Coordination Meeting (5) K 1.43 million for Fifth Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions (6) Cooperative Bank Limited meets (7) Hospital equipment for 2 MH (8) Opium seized in Mandalay
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 October 1997
    Date of publication: 09 October 1997
    Description/subject: (2) Secretary-1 views Thabin contest (3) Minister inspects preparations for World Food Day Exhibition (4) Ambassador of Bangladesh calls on Minister for Home Affairs (5) Ambassador of PRC calls on Minister for Mines (6) Indonesia course trainees honoured (7) National Convention Convening Commission meets (8) UNICEF's 1997 Greeting Card Operation (GCO) Campaign launched (9) Second and third batches of Myanmar sports contingent leave for Jakarta (10) Agreement for opening duty free shops in Myanmar signed (11) MMCWA meets (12) University admission forms to be issued on 14 October
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 October 1997
    Date of publication: 08 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l views Myanma traditional performing arts competitions (2) Fifth Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions enter sixth day (3) World class Amusement Park at Yangon Zoo opens (4) Minister inspects Yangon Trade Centre (5) Development of industrial zones vital for growth of industrial sector (6) Coord meeting on undertakings of agriculture sector (7) Commander-in-Chief (Navy) receives Thai Naval Attaches (8) Minister for L & F receives Chairman of KLK Resources Sdn Bhd of Malaysia (9) Minister U Ohn Gyaw arrives back from 52nd Session of UNGA (10) Minister for Transport receives Deputy D-G of Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 7 October 1997
    Date of publication: 07 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Fifth Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions continues (2) Minister receives Ambassador of SRV (3) Feasibility study of Golden Gateways Deep-sea Port Construction Project presented (4) Joint ventures' entry to stocks & shares market coordinated (5) Total signs $ 2 billion gas deal with-Iran in defiance of US protest (6) $ 2.37m equipment for No 1 Copper Project arrive (7) Part-time English for General Purposes course on 15 Oct (8) Ministry of Education holds coordination meeting (9) ASEAN Sub-Regional Air Services Arrangement discussed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 6 October 1997
    Date of publication: 06 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Combination of Myanmar's natural resources, Singapore's expertise will enhance bilateral economic cooperation (2) Sunday Post commences distribution to aircraft of international carriers, Myanmar Airways (3) Secretary-1 views events of Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions (4) Power tillers sold to farmers (5) Employees under Ministry of H & T submit USDA membership applications (6) Preparations for World Food Day inspected (7) Kaboe diversion weir in Kanbalu Township inspected (8) Motion Picture Day talks on 13 Oct
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 October 1997
    Date of publication: 05 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l attends Second Myanmar-Singapore Ministerial Working Committee Meeting (2) Secretary-1 returns from Second Myanmar-Singapore Ministerial Working Committee Meeting (3) Air Force wins championship trophy of Defence Services C-in-C's Trophy Under-21 Soccer Tourney (4) Secretary-2 attends bodybuilding, weightlifting demonstration in Hlinethaya (5) Gwa Township IPRD carries out mobile services (6) Factories striving for producing 6,000 power-tillers (7) Fourth collective sanitation done at Kaba Aye (8) Myanmar Young Co Ltd opens
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 October 1997 1997
    Date of publication: 04 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Myanmar Delegation leaves to attend Second Meeting of Myanmar- Singapore Ministerial Level Working Committee (2) Minister inspects Yangon Zoological Gardens Theme Park (3) MIC Secretary receives MD of KCCI (4) Farm equipment handed to AMD (5) Minister receives Minister at Office of the Prime Minister of Thailand (6) Minister receives Minister at Office of Prime Minister of Thailand (7) Myanmar delegation leaves for China (8) Labour Department presents stipend for staff children (9) MoU on economic cooperation signed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 October 1997
    Date of publication: 03 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of the Federal Republic of Germany (2) Senior General Than Shwe inspects irrigation, oil and gas projects (3) General Maung Aye receives Defence Attaches of Embassy of ROK (4) Secretary-1 enjoys drama competition at National Theatre (5) Fifth Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions ceremony opened (6) Secretary-l receives Ambassador of SRV (7) Minister meets officials, physicians (8) Education officials return from Thailand
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 October 1997 1997
    Date of publication: 02 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l welcomes members of performing arts teams from States and Divisions (2) 33rd Anniversary of MPF observed (3) Deputy Premier receives Ambassador of SRV (4) Secretary-2 meets local authorities in Meiktila, Pyawbwe (5) Minister inspects freight-handling at Yangon Port (6) Minister for Health meets senior MRCS officials (7) Minister tours poultry farms in Mingaladon Township
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 1 October 1997
    Date of publication: 01 October 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to People's Republic of China (2) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Republic of Cyprus (3) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Federal Republic of Nigeria (4) Senior General Than Shwe pays obeisance to Nanmyo Hsutaungpyi Pagoda, inspects Myanansankyaw Shwenandaw (5) Leading Committee for Holding Myanma Traditional Performing Arts Competitions meets (6) Deputy Minister arrives back from France (7) Opium seized in Mandalay (8) Korea Long Term Credit Bank opens Representative Office
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 27 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 30 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Successful-retrieval of King Dhammazedi's bell will be the pride of Myanmars (2) Secretary-2 inspects development in Myingyan, Kyaukse Townships (3) Minister for Forestry receives President, MD of Korea Long Term Credit Bank (4) Construction of No 2 Ahlon Wharf inspected (5) Minister for Livestock and Fisheries receives MD of Pisciculture Magnenat (6) MAPT's Milling, Management Basic Course opens (7) Minister inspects Power Sub-station in Thazi (8) Cash for Fund-raising and Prize-distribution Subcommittee (9) Minister visits dockyard of Fisheries Department (10) Economic lectures on ASEAN at Trade Department
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 September 1997
    Date of publication: 29 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Athletes to XIX SEA Games urged to strive to promote national prestige through sports (2) K 6 million for construction of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association's new building (3) NHC Chairman attends inauguration ceremony of bowling alley at Thuwunna National Sports Complex (4) Secretary-2 meets industrialists in Mandalay (5) Secretary-2 inspects construction at Mandalay University, hospitals in Sagaing (6) Minister inspects Kinda Hydro-Electric Power Plant
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 28 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects primary schools in Sangyoung, Kyimyindine Townships (2) Minister for NPED receives Kokenkai Group (3) Minister for Transport Lt-Gen Thein Win inspected Yangon International Airport (4) Minister inspects restoration of ancient pagodas in Bagan (5) Works of disabled selected for Asia-Pacific Painting Contest in Brunei (6) University-level General Knowledge Contests on the Tatmadaw held (7) Myanmar delegation leaves for Austria to attend IAEA General Conference (8) Local gem merchants may attend Mid-Year Gems Emporium (9) Suu Kyi hurt by refusal to talk (10) Suu Kyi is key to Slorc talks (11) Burma Opposition Calls Off Meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (83K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 September 1997
    Date of publication: 27 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Asia Point Bowling Club opens at Thakayta Viewpoint Resort (2) Secretary-1 receives Ambassador of Singapore (3) Secretary-1 inspects preparations for Fifth Myanma Traditional Culture Performing Arts Competition (4) Exim Bank of Thailand will grant $ 21.06 million to Myanmar Sutech Co Ltd (5) Local authorities, teachers, parents, students urged to make collective efforts for education sector's progress (6) First diversion tunnel of Paunglaung Hydro-Electric Power Project completed (7) Myanmar NLD Chairman refused the meeting with Secretary of the military government (8) NLD refused meeting without Suu Kyi
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 26 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Cooperatives market development contracts and sales contracts signed (2) PATs urged to strive for all pupils to pass primary education (3) Board of Directors of MLFD Bank meets (4) Education for All' explained to teachers in Monvwa (5) Minister inspects preparations for Myanmar Tade Fair 98 (6) Minister for Forestry receives SRV Ambassador (7) Mid-Year Myanma Gems Emporium to be held 21-27 October (8) Minister inspects fish, prawn breeding in Thakayta, Ahlon (9) Contestants from Chin State arrive (10) Three members of armed groups exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 25 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe attends to requirements for development of Mandalay Sanpya Industrial Myothit (2) Cash donations for Tooth Relic Pagoda (3) Ministers inspect rafts with water pumps (4) Paunglaung Hydel Project to generate 911m kwh per year on completion (5) Swiss francs 200,000 for flood relief (6) ROK Ambassador donates US $ 30.000 for flood relief (7) German company official calls on Minister for H &T (8) Prizes given away to winners in International and Paloktok Journal painting contests (9) Deputy Minister for Education tours Mandalay, Sagaing Divisions
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (86K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 24 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister for Forestry receives officials of Russian Federation (2) Hovercraft goes into service (3) National Workshop on Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Myanmar begins (4) Pujaniya of Buddha's Tooth Relic Pagoda on 14 November (5) Minister for SWRR receives Ambassador of PRC (6) Minister visits Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department (7) Cash donation for Kayah State USDA
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 23 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister for Forestry receives Asia Affairs Incharge of WCS (2) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives Ambassador of China (3) Minister discusses education in Bago Division (4) Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement receives Ambassador of SRV (5) Myanmar Investment Commission Secretary inspects factories operating with MIC permission (6) National Convention Convening Commission meets (7) Labour Department opens Advanced Spoken English Course (8) Myanmar Buddhist delegation leaves for Thailand (9) Minister for Transport receives President of CMCEEC (10) YCDC Chairman receives SRV Ambassador (11) Chief Justice receives Ambassador of Russian Federation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 22 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe tours oil, natural gas fields, industries, irrigation projects (2) Secretary-1 inspects Institute of Marine Technology (3) K 2m presented for success of Myanmar contingent in XIX SEA Games (4) Over 90,000 students participate in Eighth General Knowledge Contest on Tatmadaw (5) Subcommittees for holding of cooperative commodity market development and sale contract meets (6) School boy recounts experience of Get-together in Fukuoka
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 21 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspected and gave instructions on implementation of the projects for development of the regions located west of the Ayeyawady River (2) Cold storages, fisheries processing commissioned into service (3) Myanmar delegation leaves for Russian Federation (4) Members of armed groups exchange arms for peace in Taninthayi, Dawei (5) Rice, cash and food donated for flood-hit villages (6) Minister for Cooperatives receives Young Nam Rent-a-Car Chairman (7) Kyaikwaing Youth Training School inspected (8) 28 armed group members exchange arms for peace (9) Film stars stage fund-raiser variety entertainment
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (83K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 20 September 1997
    Date of publication: 20 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe urges MHI factories to manufacture quality products (2) Secretary-l inspects primary schools in Mingala Taungnyunt Township (3) Secretary-1 receives Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of LPDR (4) Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves to attend 52nd Session of the General Assembly (5) Agip International, Texaco Exploration Myanmar officials call on Deputy Premier (6) PRC Ambassador calls on Minister for Forestry (7) Minister inspects hotel, commercial building projects (8) MCWA, Welfare Association of SID present exercise books, stipends for children of families (9) 169.2842 kilos of heroin, 225.7694 kilos of of Opium seized in August (10) Mandalay Institute of Computer Science and Technology opens
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 19 September 1997
    Date of publication: 19 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Nawade Bridge is pride of nation and proof Myanmars can build without foreign assistance, through self-reliance (2) Chairman of the State Law and Order Restoration Council inspects Bwetgyi Bridge on Pyay-Aunglan railroad section (3) North Okkalapa BEPS 32 establishes model plantation with cash crops (4) Secretary-1 inspects primary schools in Pazundaung township (5) Extension of Yangon Inter'l Airport, greening of environs inspected (6) Sedona Hotel (Mandalay) holds pre-opening ceremony (7) Production sharing contract on lead-zinc ores signed (8) Specialists of Stanford University Medical Centre treat DSOH patients
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 18 September 1997
    Date of publication: 18 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Chile (2) Deputy prime Minister receives Ambassador of Ghana (3) Minister for Forestry receives Ambassador of India (4) National Convention Convening Commission meets (5) Minister for NPED receives Ambassadors of Vietnam, Russian Federation (6) Indonesian National Defence College Delegations arrives (7) Myawady Bank Ltd opened in Mandalay (8) Illegal teak seized in Okpo Township
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 17 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister for Forestry receives Asia Affairs Incharge of WCS (2) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives Ambassador of China (3) Minister discusses education in Bago Division (4) Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement receives Ambassador of SRV (5) Myanmar Investment Commission Secretary inspects factories operating with MIC permission (6) National Convention Convening Commission meets (7) Labour Department opens Advanced Spoken English Course (8) Myanmar Buddhist delegation leaves for Thailand (9) Minister for Transport receives President of CMCEEC (10) YCDC Chairman receives SRV Ambassador (11) Chief Justice receives Ambassador of Russian Federation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 16 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Mexico (2) State Law and Order-Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Papua New Guinea (3) Patron Senior General urges USDA members at the 1997 Annual General Meeting (4) Outstanding students, youths of Red Cross and Auxiliary Fire Brigade, new veneration aviation and marine youths honoured (5) New Thakayta Wharf will ease congestion of passengers, cargo (6) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chairman & M D of Adorna Group of Companies (7) Minister for NPED receives A D G of FAO (8) Discussion with Participants of Study Tour for Heads of Forest Policy (GCP/RAS/l58/JPN) held
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 September 1997
    Date of publication: 15 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Four Tatmadaw Divisions save K 184m proving devotion to service of the people Bagan-Aunglan-Pyay section of Yoma Beltway Railroad commissioned (2) General Maung Aye pays homage to ancient pagodas in Bagan (3) Acetylene Factory launched at Ahlon Shipyard (4) Mingaladon Garden City Project hails anniversary of State Law and Order Restoration Council (5) New Bago Market hails anniversary of State Law and Order Restoration Council (6) Hsin-haing 4 pusher-tug launched (7) Agreement on purchase of cable-stayed superstructure (8) Minister for SWRR receives Indonesian Minister of Women's Affairs
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 14 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye inspects building of Hanmyinmo Myogyi- Ywangan-Aungban Road (2) Yuzana Hotel hails anniversary of State Law and Order Restoration Council (3) Exhibition of 1,000 Photo Documentaries on Nation Building Endeavours of State Law and Order Restoration Council opens (4) Hantha Yeikmon Housing Complex, new building of Primary School No 9 inaugurated in Kamayut Township (5) Secretary-1 inspects basic education primary schools in Bahan Township (6) K 1 million for Annual General Meeting of USDA (7) Daewoo donates K 20 million as relief aid (8) Minister for Transport inspects construction work of Yangon International Airport
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 September 1997
    Date of publication: 13 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye addressed the graduation parade of Under-Officers Training Course No 25 (2) General Maung Aye, Lt-Gen Tin Oo inspect construction work in Bahtoo Tatmyo (3) Secretary-1 receives Special Envoy of Australian Foreign Minister (4) Hlinethaya Industrial Zone Management Committee office, factories inaugurated (5) Japanese Government donates $ 50,000, relief supplies for flood victims (6) Special Envoy of Australian Foreign Minister calls on Chairman of NCCWC (7) K 3.7 m relief goods distributed to flood-hit villages in Bago Division
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 12 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Shwepyitha Industrial Zone Management Committee Office, shop houses, factories inaugurated (2) Union Solidarity and Development Association( USDA) holds preliminary meeting of AGM (3) Minister receives Special Envoy of Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs (4) Myangonmyint, Hutchison Whompoa Group,Golden Lion International sign MoU (5) Outstanding youths visit Yangon-Thanlyin Bridge (6) Extensive manufacture of value-added finished wood products will terminate export of teak, precious hardwoods (7) Yangon Airways Ltd jointly taken over by Myanma Airways Myanmar May Flower Group (8) Minister for Home Affairs receives Special Envoy of Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs (9) Minister for NPED receives First Assistant Secretary of Australian Foreign Ministry (10) Officials visit warded NC delegates
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 11 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of People's Republic of China (2) National Convention Convening Commission meets (3) Deputy Premier receives Ambassador of Bangladesh (4) Korean gifts for EENT Hospital (5) Minister for H & T Receives Executive VP of Amara Hotels and Resorts (6) Minister for Energy inspects oilfields (7) Minister receives Ted Sendirian MD (8) Victorious Myanmar sports teams recount experience (9) Yangon Gems '97 hailed as promotion of tourism, establishment of Myanmar gems market (10) Myanmar attends First Non-aligned Culture Ministers Conference
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 10 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Regional development making good progress in northern Shan State (2) Mandalay-Lashio-Muse Union Highway will directly benefit people in distant border areas (3) Ngamoeyeik Creek Bridge (Parami) inaugurated (4) Five new double-deckers commissioned into service on Yangon- Pathein line (5) Minister for H&T receives general managers of CFH (6) Minister for Industry-2 receives Ambassador of Russian Federation (7) Minister for Foreign Affairs U Ohn Gyaw signs Book of Condolence for late Mother Teresa
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 September 1997
    Date of publication: 09 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Cash provided for 16th time to in-service Tatmadawmen who sacrificed their limbs for national defence (2) Management Offices, factories open in Dagon Myothit (South) (3) Deputy Premier receives Group Managing Director of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd (4) Myanmar delegation to 19th ASEAN Agriculture and Forestry Ministers Meeting (5) International Literacy Day commemorative talks (6) Minister for Forestry receives Ambassador of Russian Federation (7) Myanmar delegation back from 18th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Organization Meeting (8) Myanmar delegation to attend Korean summit
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 08 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MEC Chairman inspects primary schools in Kamayut, Mayangon Townships (2) First Myanmar Information Technology Exhibition 97 more successful than expected (3) Hlinethiri, Aungmyaythasi Housing Estates inaugurated (4) Deputy Minister inspects mines in Shan State (5) Taunggyi-Shwenyaung Railroad inspected (6) Preparations for Eighth Student Festival coordinated (4) MNWCWA, Bago Division WCWA meets
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 7 September 1997
    Date of publication: 07 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Brazil (2) MEC Chairman inspects primary schools in Kamayut and Mayangon Townships (3) ASEAN Culture Award and ASEAN Information Award winners honoured (4) Invitational Monsoon Golf in Shan State (5) Symposium on New Approach to End Organ Protection for Hypertensive Patients (6) Thirty-two more exchange arms for peace with Tatmadaw (7) 13-building Kyaikkasan Housing Estate inaugurated (8) Minister for Sports meets selected Myanmar sports teams
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 6 September 1997
    Date of publication: 06 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Fossils, antiques donated to National Museum (2) Secretary-2 receives national leaders of Special-Regions of northern Shan State (3) Thriving plantations of corn, rubber in northern Shan State prove fruits of labour (4) Mahathir will boycott London meeting if ASEAN member Myanmar is barred (5) Minister for Sports receives Ambassador of Russian Federation (6) Minister for Forestry receives Survey Department D-G of Bangladesh (7) Plans under way to supply Yadana natural gas for domestic use
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 05 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l receives Chairman of Daewoo Corporation (2) Workshop on endeavours for development of the agriculture sector contributing to national economic progress held (3) Emerald Rose Garden Hotel Project scheduled for completion in Nov (4) Minister for Mines tours Mandalay Division (5) K 500,000 for YGH (6) Construction of microwave stations in Kachin State inspected (7) Relief supplies provided for flood victims of Bago Division for second time
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 04 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) First Myanmar Information Technology Exhibition opens (2) Koortrade V-P calls on Deputy Premier (3) Minister for Forestry receives D-G of ICIMOD (4) Tatmadaw delegation arrives back from Indonesia (5) NPED Minister receives KOTCA D-G (6) Communication facilities in Sagaing Division inspected (7) ASEAN, Europe can resolve differences on Myanmar (8) Minister to attend ASEAN Transport Ministers' Meeting in Philippines (9) Minister for Energy receives Russian Ambassador, Daewoo, Sumitomo officials (10) Two KNUs exchange arms for peace (11) Raw opium seized in PyinOoLwin (12) Organizing display of Myanmar women's coiffure discussed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 03 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Myanmar remains peaceful and stable in spite of all machinations for destabilization (2) MIC Chairman receives ASEAN Secretary-General (3) 500-ton Cold Storage, Processing Plant inspected (4) Myanmar,Vietnam play goalless draw in goodwill soccer (5) Minister inspects Parahita School in Hline Township (6) Minister for Commerce meets officials of JVC 6 (7) Myanmar, Bangladesh officials discuss civil aviation (8) Myanmar-Astra Graphia Co Ltd heralds new chapter in economic partnership (9) Sineximco MD calls on Minister for Commerce (10) Minister for Health receives KOICA delegation (11) Daewoo Group Chairman calls on Minister for Industry-2
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 02 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Socialist Republic of Vietnam (2) Secretary 1 receives Secretary General of ASEAN (3) Secretary-1, Secretary-2 attend ceremony to mark 46th BSI Founding Anniversary (4) Minister for Hotels and Tourist receives MD of Tourist Thailand Ltd (5) MIC Chairman receives Chairman of Special Whisky Group (6) Minister for H & T receives Chairman of Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agent (MATTA) (7) Tatmadaw 21 and under soccer (8) MIC Secretary inspects factories in Mingaladon Township (9) Minister for Livestock and Fisheries receives Ambassador of Bangladesh (10) Minister for PBANRDA tours Kyauktan Thanlyin (11) Five more double-deckers added to Inland Water Transport
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 1 September, 1997
    Date of publication: 01 September 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 attends cash donation ceremony for allround renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda (2) Foundation laid for construction of Sibinthayayay Bank Ltd, Lapyiwun Plaza (3) Secretary-l inspects University of Foreign Languages (4) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation tours Shwebo Monywa Districts in Sagaing Division (5) Myanmar delegation leaves for Colombia (6) Myanmar, Bangladesh draw 2-2 in goodwill soccer match (7) MHI's No 6 factory inspected
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 28 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 31 August 1997
    Date of publication: 31 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Malaysia (2) MEC Chairman visits primary schools in Kamayut, Hline Townships (3) Old Ngamoeyeik Bridge renovated, put back into service (4) Myanmar delegation to attend 18th ASEAN Parliament Work Committee and General Assembly (5) Myanmar delegation returns from Thailand (6) Olympic Solidarity Football Coaching Course concludes (7) Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja title recipient Hmankyaung Sayadaw honoured (8) Organon seminar on birth spacing methods (9) Official of MEOMA observe Thilawa Port
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 August 1997
    Date of publication: 30 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye receives D-G of Defence Intelligence Staff Division of Malaysian Armed Forces (2) Secretary-1 receives Japanese Culture delegation (3) D-G of Defence Intelligence Staff Division of Malaysian Armed Forces concludes visit (4) Central Supervisory Committee for Bringing About Secure and Smooth Transport holds second coordination meeting (5) Myanmar Police Force urged to become second most disciplined and powerful national Defence force (6) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chairman of SGV & Co (7) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives M D of Leonard International Pte Ltd (8) Minister for Health back from Bangkok Health Ministers Meeting (9) Minister for NPED receives Japanese delegation (10) Minister for Transport receives Group MD of C & P Holdings Pte Ltd (11) DHT conducts tourism-related English proficiency course
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 August, 1997
    Date of publication: 29 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye tours Yadana Offshore Natural Gas Project (2) DG of DISD of Malaysian Armed Forces and Datin Doreena visit Mandalay, PyinOoLwin (3) Tatmadaw delegation leaves for Indonesia (4) Minister for Commerce inspects factories of Myanmar Rice Engineering, Eastern Queen Cane Furniture (5) University students invited to 'My Vision of ASEAN in the Year 2020' essay contest (6) 230 bag-pipes for Myanma Tatmadaw (7) Heroin, raw opium seized in Mandalay, Nawnghkio (8) USDA executives tour Hlinethaya Industrial Zone (9) Minister for Transportation inspects completed Bwetgyi Bridge on West Yoma Beltway Railroad
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 August 1997
    Date of publication: 28 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 pays respects to remains of Shwekyin Taikthit Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kondinnya (2) Arrangements for construction of Maha Bandoola Bridge across Pazundaung Creek on schedule (3) Minister for Forestry receives zoologist, forestry expert (4) National Convention Convening Commission meets (5) Yangon Division Working Committee for Women's Affairs meets (6) USDA CEC member meets secretaries, executives and members in Mandalay Division, Kachin State (7) Minister for H&T receives Chairman of Sri Siam Rungrueng (8) Tankang University- Director calls on MIC Secretary (9) Ambassador of Bangladesh calls on Minister for Immigration and Population (10) Preparations under way for Social Development Conference
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 August 1997
    Date of publication: 27 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe delivered an address at the conclusion of Management Course No 11 for USDA Executives (2) Director-General of Defence Intelligence Staff Division of Malaysian Armed Forces arrives on goodwill visit to Myanmar (3) Lt-Gen Khin Nyunt receives Director-General of Defence Intelligence Staff Division of Malaysian Armed Forces (4) DDSI Director, wife host dinner in honour of D-G of DISD of Malaysian Armed Forces, wife and delegation (5) Secretary-2 inspects building of Ngamoeyeik Creek Bridge (Parami) (6) Datin Doreena visits Residential Nursery, Shwedagon Pagoda (7) Minister for A&I receives MP of Japan, delegation (8) Minister for H&T receives D-G Of EXE Design of Japan
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 August 1997
    Date of publication: 26 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye, Lt-Gen Tin Oo meet USDA executives attending Management Course No 11 (2) Foundation laid for construction of World Theravada Buddhist Missionary University (3) Secretary-1 inspects construction of world class swimming pool (4) ASEAN Steering Committee meets (5) Seminar on Export Market Development opens (6) Minister for Energy tours oil fields in Magway Division (7) National Convention Convening Commission meets (8) Medical specialists on held tour
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 August 1997
    Date of publication: 25 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MEC Chairman inspects schools in Thingangyun, South and North Okkalapa Townships (2) Chief of Staff (Army) sees off delegation to 15th Meeting of Myanmar-Thailand Regional Border Committee (3) Opening ceremony of the Second Myawady Anyeint Competition held (4) Perennial trees planted at Yangon International Airport (5) Myanmar to attend WHO ministerial meeting (6) Branch bank of AWB opens in Pyay (7) Myanmar delegation arrives back from 20th Meeting on ASEAN Senior Officials on Drug Matters (8) Myanmar to attend Meeting of S-Gs of ASEAN Red Cross, Red Crescent
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 August 1997
    Date of publication: 24 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MEC Chairman inspects primary schools in Thingangyun, South and North Okkalana (2) Secretary-1 meets USDA Executives attending Management Course No (11) (3) Secretary-2 inspects Aungzeya Bridge Construction Project (4) Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Bangladesh concludes visit (5) Minister for Forestry receives CASIL President (6) Chief Justice Leaves for Manila (7) Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) families, wellwishers present dry rations to Sarthintaiks in Insein (8) Gifts presented to those participating in fund-raising film show (9) Minister inspects waterways Ayeyawady Division
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 August 1997
    Date of publication: 23 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Commander-in-Chief (Army) receives Chief of General Staff (Army) of the Armed Forces of Bangladesh (2) Secretary-1 receives European Parliament Member (3) Chief of General Staff of Bangladesh Army, delegation visit Mandalay, Bagan-NyaungU (4) Work for fast development of South Dagon Industrial Zone coordinated (5) Greetings extended to Myawady Anyeint contestant troupes (6) National Convention Convening Commission meets (7) Raw opium, heroin seized in Nawnghkio, Lashio, Muse (8) Public Works, Kinsho Mataichi sign agreement to purchase construction equipment (9) Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control holds Meeting No 2/97 (10) Accord on incorporation of Myanmar Helicopters International Co Ltd signed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (84K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 August 1997
    Date of publication: 22 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Special Refresher Course No 28 for Basic Education Teachers concluded (2) Secretary-2 attends Yangon Division ploughing completion ceremony for monsoon paddy (3) MD of National Steel Industries of India calls on MIC Chairman (4) Kinsho-Mataichi MD calls on Minister for Forestry (5) Lotus Enterprises Chairman calls on Minister for H&T (6) Minister for A&I meets MAS employees of Yangon Division (7) MEPE, Malaysia's Genting Power Holdings Ltd sign agreement to generate, distribute power (8) Thanlyin Tin Smelting Plant inspected (9) Minister inspects roads, bridges in Bago Division (10) Four KNU members welcomed into people's bosom
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 August 1997
    Date of publication: 21 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary 1 receives Charge d' Affaires ai of US Embassy (2) National Convention Convening Commission meets (3) Minister for H&T receives MD of Esteemic International (4) MS, Java Marine Lines Pte Ltd sign contract to build two ships (5) Construction of new sugar mills in Pyay, Aunglan townships under way (6) Myanmar delegation arrives back after attending Third Meeting of Myanmar-Thai Joint Border Committee (7) Canadian Helicopters Executive V-P calls on Minister for Transport (8) Raw opium seized in Nawnghkio (9) Heroin seized in three townships in Yangon Division (10) Two women seized with raw opium in Mandalay (11) Over 24 kilos raw opium seized in Mandalay
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 20 August 1997
    Date of publication: 20 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Hungary (2) General Maung Aye inspects building of Taunggyi Shwenyaung Railroad (3) MIC Chairman receives MD or KerryInvestment Management (4) Minister for Industry-1 receives Ambassador of Bangladesh (5) Minister for Transport receives MD of Jaya Holdings Ltd (6) Minister for H & T receives MD of Moey Riverside Complex Co Ltd (7) Minister for A&I inspects irrigation projects in Magway Division (8) MCWA provides stipend to poor students in Pathein (9) Minister inspects Pinle Laymyit Bridge in Ayeyawady Division (10) Minister clarifies points to promote investments in Myanmar
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 19 August 1997
    Date of publication: 19 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Japan (2) Chief of Bureau of Special Operations, Chief of Staff (Army) receives Chief of Staff (Army) of the Armed Forces of Bangladesh (3) Chief of Staff (Army) of Armed Forces of Bangladesh arrives (4) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation inspects Hline-tet Canning Factory (5) Construction projects in Kengtung looked into (6) National Convention Convening Commission meets (7) Myanmar delegation arrives back from Kunming (8) MIC Secretary receives Director of South-East Asia Division Ministry of Finance of France (9) Paddy cultivation, irrigation inspected in Pwintbyu Township (10) Pale Ekari Anyeint troupes of South-East Command arrive
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 18 August 1997
    Date of publication: 18 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye attends ground-breaking, related ceremonies for Maha Kanbawza Pyi Nyein Aye Pagoda in Kunhing in southern Shan State (2) Curriculum development for World Theravada Buddhist Missionary University coordinated (3) MEC Chairman inspects primary schools in North and South Okkalapa Townships (4) Myanmar delegation leaves to attend Third Meeting of Myanmar-Thai Joint Border Committee (5) 1471st Prophet's Day observed (6) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation on tour (7) Minister for Industry-2 tours MHI industries in Magway, Bago Divisions (8) Shwenyaung-Nawnghkio road to link southern and northern Shan State
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 August 1997
    Date of publication: 17 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) The second work coordination meeting of the Leading Committee for Organizing the Fifth Myanma Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions held (2) General Maung Aye attends dinner to mark graduation of 98th Intake of the Thatmadaw (Army) OTS (3) Opening of Myanmar-Thai Friendship ushers in new era of regional access (4) Tero Sasana beat Aung San Selected 3-2 (5) Teak relief carving presented to Secretary-1 (6) Wellwishers donate car to missionary Sayadaw for promotion of Theravada Buddhism (7) Missionary Sayadaw returns from abroad (8) Minister A & I tour Bago Division
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (84K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 August 1997
    Date of publication: 16 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Graduation parade of the 98th Intake of Tatmadaw (Army) Officers Training School held (2) General Maung Aye inspects activities for development of Tangyang Region (3) Donations for construction of Maha Thandithukha Buddhist Mission building presented (4) No 2 Mining Enterprise, local company agree on JV gold prospecting in Myitkyina (5) Minister inspects monsoon paddy cultivation (6) Minister for Forestry receives delegation of PT Citra Lamtoro Gung Persada (7) Medicine, medical equipment for Social Associations (8) MMCWA officials meet members of Khayan and Thongwa Township
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 August 1997
    Date of publication: 15 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of the Republic of Korea (2) General Maung Aye inspects condition of Union Highway, tours Shan State (North) (3) Secretary-1 receives Chairman of Daewoo corporation Daewoo Group (4) Deputy Prime Minister receives Senior Vice-President of Delta International Company (5) Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning of the Philippines concludes Visit (6) Myanmar national team draws 1-1 in goodwill match with Tero Sasana (7) Myanmar, ROK sign Agreed Minutes on avoidance of double taxation on income and prevention of financial irregularities (8) Minister for Education inspects high schools in Yangon, Bago Divisions (9) Myanmar delegation seeks economic cooperation with PRC, Thai Vietnams Lao officials at Kunming Trade Fair 97 (10) Prawn breeding ponds inspected
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (84K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 August 1997
    Date of publication: 14 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Mitsui Marine & Fire Insurance Executive Vice-President (2) Minister for H&T receives Daewoo Group Chairman (3) The All Private Bus Lines Control Committee (Yangon Division) held a prize distribution ceremony (4) Construction of National Library inspected (5) Minister for Industry-2 receives Daewoo Group Chairman (6) CSSTB Chairman receives Ambassador of Singapore (7) Singaporean gifts for Ministry of Health (8) Myanmar delegation to study rice production, Milling in Thailand, Singapore (9) Fund-raiser Thabin variety dances on 16-17 August
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 August 1997
    Date of publication: 13 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives President of Fujitsu Limited of Japan (2) Secretary-1 receives Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning of the Philippines (3) Thanmyanthu All-Bus Lines Control Committee presented cash (4) Minister for Mines receives Managing Director of Laranda Properties (5) Vice-President of PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia Tbk calls on Minister for Livestock and Fisheries (6) MIC Chairman receives Executive Vice-President of Mitsui Marine and Fire Insurance (7) Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back after attending Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Singapore (8) Major Kat Ye (a) Thein Tun and members of NUPA Rakhine armed group exchange arms for peace (9) Minister for NPED receives SIF Executive Director (10) Myanmar youth delegation arrives back from Cuba (11) Yangon Division WCWA discusses women's life development research project
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 August 1997
    Date of publication: 12 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) The Education for All Coordination Central Committee held meeting No 1/97 (2) The Central Council (Special) Meeting of Myanmar Red Cross Society held (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives Secretary of Socio Economic Planning of Republic of the Philippines (4) ASEAN Leading Committee Chairman meets artistes (5) F&R beat Saunders 3-0 in second leg Asian Club C'ship (6) Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning of Philippines calls on Minister for NPED (7) Acting Minister for Commerce receives Secretary of Socio- Economic Planning of Republic of the Philippines (8) Minister for transport receives Executive Director of Dermajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd (9) Minister receives Professor of Cleft Palate Foundation (10) Myanmar, India to jointly implement three-year Kalay-Tamu Road Project
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 August 1997
    Date of publication: 11 August 1997
    Description/subject: 1. Lawka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni Image arrives at the foot of Mindhamma Hill 2. Off-shore support ship Jaya Gold handed over 3. Ninth ASEAN Youth Day Meeting (AYDM IX) opens 4. Myanmar hosts Ninth ASEAN Youth Day Meeting 5. Commander inspects Yangon Division Vegetable Centre 6. Minister for H&T meets guests from Thailand 7. Minister inspects road construction projects in Shan State Minister inspects Bran Oil Mill No 03 of MAPI 8. Gem, jade mining permits to be issued through competitive bidding 9. Agreement signed to build Kengtung-Tachilek Road 10.Briefing on organizing Myanmar London Golf Tour health 11.Drug trafficker gets twenty years 12.Over 400,000 eligible voters of six townships in Toungoo District unanimously petition for dissolving NLD 13. 20 Myinmu Township NLD members resign of own accord
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (95K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 August 1997
    Date of publication: 10 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Souvenir photo of ASEAN Leading Committee Chairman and prize-winners (2) Secretary-1 visits primary schools in Dawbon, Thakayta (3) Minister attends demonstration of use of 10 MT Sample Volcani Cube for storage of crops (4) Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) families, wellwishers present dry rations to Sarthintaiks in township (5) Secretary -1 inspects construction of Thakayta Port Terminal, International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University (6) Saya Thu Kha arrives back after accepting ASEAN Information Award (1997) (7) F&R beat Saunders 1-0 in Asian Club Championship
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 August 1997
    Date of publication: 09 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of the Republic of Singapore (2) Senior General Than Shwe plants tree to mark 30th ASEAN Founding Anniversary (3) Secretary-1 hosts dinner to commemorate 30th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN (4) Minister for F&R receives ROK Deputy Minister of T&C (5) IMPD holds first bi-annual coordination meeting (6) MIC Chairman receives ROK Deputy Minister for Tax and Customs (7) Minister for Rail Transportation meets personnel at Ywahtaung (8) Minister receives Deputy Minister for Tax and Customs of ROK
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 August 1997
    Date of publication: 08 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of the Russian Federation (2) Secretary 1 receives Chairman of Institute of World Peace (3) Over K 4m for construction of Bodh GayaMonastery (4) Contributors in tasks for community peace and tranquillity honoured in Bahan Township (5) Allocation of additional funds for border area development projects discussed (6) Minister inspects Mandalay-Lashio Railroad (7) Wings presented to new co-pilots of Myanmar Airways (8) Heroin seized in Mandalay
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 August 1997
    Date of publication: 05 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Construction projects being implemented to narrow development gap between regions (2) 30th ASEAN Founding Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition opens at City Hall (3) Secretary-1 addresses meeting on holding 30th ASEAN Founding Anniversary Commemoration (4) Minister inspects hostel for foreign students (5) Minister inspects airport, port in Kawthoung (6) UMNO Delegation tours Bagan-NyaungU (7) LPDR Foreign Minister visits Hlaingthaya Industrial Zone (8) Third Myanmar-Lao Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation meets
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 August 1997
    Date of publication: 04 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe calls for earliest completion of Attaran, Gyaing (Zathabyin) Bridges for faster development of Mon, Kayin States (2) Secretary-1 inspects construction of Maha Thanti Thukha Buddhist Centre (3) LPDR Foreign Minister arrives to attend Third Myanmar-Lao Joint Commission Meeting (4) Extension of Myeik Airport runway inspected (5) Communication facilities in Chin State, Sagaing Division inspected (6) Hindu faithful offer 'soon', Waso robes to Sangha Nayaka Sayadaws (7) Minister inspects filling stations in Mandalay and Sagaing Divisions (8) Deputy Ministers preview 30th ASEAN Founding Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 August 1997
    Date of publication: 03 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Ambassador of Indonesia (2) Myanmar Education Committee Chairman inspects University of Culture, Dagon University (3) Immigration stressed as intertwining with cultural, social and economic affairs (4) Agro-forestry delegation of OISCA International calls on Minister for Forestry (5) Secretary-1 receives Chief of Mission of UNHCR
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (67K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 August 1997
    Date of publication: 02 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Minister at Prime Minister's Office of Thailand (2) Minister for Home Affairs receives Ambassador of Brunei Darussalem (3) Minister for Mines receives Mandalay Mining offilcials (4) Integrated Training School for Sports and Education opened (5) UMNO Delegation of Malaysia visits Myanmar (6) Minister visits prawn breeding stations (7) Minister for Labour receives Ambassador of Pakistan (8) S-G of USDA meets secretaries executives (9) Minister for Forestry meets employees
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 1 August 1997
    Date of publication: 01 August 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of the Swiss Confederation (2) Secretary-1 receives national race leader of Kachin State Special Region 2 (3) Secretary-2, ministers explain fulfillment plans for development of Yangon (East) and Dagon Industrial Zones (4) Implementation of Paunglaung Hydel Power Project coordinated (5) Minister inspects pipeline laying work at Yadana Natural Gas Project (6) Mr D Bernier and Mr Sullivan presented photographs and other relevant data to the minister. (7) Minister for CPT inspects communications facilities in Magway Division (8) 40.38-mile Pyay-Aunglan Railroad near completion (9) Minister for Finance and Revenue receives Ambassador of Australia (10)Commander-in-Chief (Navy) receives Defence and Army Attaches of Embassy of USA
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 31 July 1997
    Date of publication: 31 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back from ASEAN meetings in Malaysia (2) Myanmar cultural troupe to participate in ASEAN Song Festival (3) MIC Chairman receives Marubeni General Manager (4) Bo trees brought from Bodh Gaya and Sri Lanka planted in precinct of Sacred Tooth Relic Pagoda (5) Minister for H & T receives Keppel Land GM (6) Public Works, Green Gold Industrial Co Ltd sign agreement to establish JVC (7) Minister for Energy receives SRV Trade Minister (8) Minister receives Asia Pacific Community Chairman (9) 44 kilos raw opium found unclaimed in Taunggyi (10) Minister for Transport receives Yunnan officials (11) Minister receives MBF Leasing Chairman
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 July 1997
    Date of publication: 30 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Republic of Vanuatu (2) Senior General Than Shwe delivered an address at the opening of Management Course No 11 for USDA Executives (3) New, peaceful, modern, developed nation will soon emerge if all cooperate from their respective sectors (4) CNN interviews Minister for Foreign Affairs U Ohn Gyaw (5) Minister for Forestry receives Vietnamese Trade Minister (6) Minister for Transport receives ANA, KC general managers (7) Deputy Premier receives Trade Minister of SRV (8) Minister for H&T receives PDM President (9) Minister for Religious Affairs receives Ambassador of Sri Lanka (10) Opium seized in Nawnghkio, Shan State (11) D-G of Labour Department arrives back from Jakarta
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 July 1997
    Date of publication: 29 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe receives Minister of Trade of Socialist of Vietnam (2) Minister of Trade of Socialist Republic of Vietnam tours Shan State (3) Secretary-1 inspects construction work in Mandalay (4) Minister looks into transport facilities in Up-country (5) International Neem Network Workshop begins (5) Ordination of 1,000 persons to be held (6) Minister for Industry-2 inspects factories of MHI (7) Nine diesel electric locomotives purchased from Complant of PRC handed over to MR (8) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives Ambassador of Pakistan (9) Minister for Mines receives Minister of Trade of Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 July 1997
    Date of publication: 28 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Peru (2) Myanmar National Working Committee for Women’s Affairs held Work Coordination Meeting No 2/97 (3) Tatmadaw families, wellwishers present dry rations to Sarthintaiks in Sangyoung, Mingala Taung-nyunt Townships (4) Newly-paved roads commissioned into service (5) Extension of apron inspected at Bagan-NyaunU Airport (6) Minister inspects construction of bridges in Rakhine State (7) Myanmar delegation leaves for Indonesia (8) Fukuoka-bound children leave for Japan (9) Minister inspects feedstuff plant, poultry farm (10) 41 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace in June
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 July 1997
    Date of publication: 27 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Myanmar National Olympic Council (MNOC) held its Meeting No 2/97 (2) Secretary-2 inspects construction of Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami), maintenance of Old Thakayta Bridge (3) Veteran sculptor U Han Tin honoured for works to be displayed at IBC (4) Tatmadaw families, wellwishers present dry ration to Sarthintaik in South Okkalapa (5) Minister inspects filling stations (6) Minister for Construction inspects bridge projects in Rakhine State (7) Computer, equipment presented to Ministry of Health
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 July 1997
    Date of publication: 26 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Maldives (2) Secretary-1 receives member of House of Representatives of Japan (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chairman of Hyosung Group (4) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation receives Minister of Trade of SRV (5) 20 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace 1-10 June (6) GAD personnel urged to crush internal, external destructionists (7) Minister for Commerce receives Austrian business delegation (8) Minister for Transport receives GM of Muhibbah Engineering Bhd, Comintel (M) Sdn Bhd (9) Deputy Minister gives counsel to Fukuoka-bound children (10) Kyat 500 banknotes will not be withdrawn
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 July 1997
    Date of publication: 25 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Myanmar representatives attend meetings of ASEAN High-Level Officials ASEAN Standing Committee (2) Unscrupulous elements, resorting to cause monetary instability, economic upheaval, fluctuation of commodity prices public panic (3) Simultaneous development of agricultural and industrial sectors stressed (4) Minister for Forestry receives Ambassador of Pakistan (5) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives President of MCG Corporation Co Ltd (6) Minister receives Chairman of Corporate Centre Sdn Bhd (7) Vietnamese trade delegation arrives (8) Minister for Home Affairs receives Ambassador of Australia (9) K 55,000 donated to Training School for Children
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 July 1997
    Date of publication: 24 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council Senior-General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of People’s Republic of Bangladesh (2) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Kingdom of Belgium (3) Union Flag proudly rises as Myanmar becomes full member of ASEAN (4) Myanmar will fulfill responsibilities obligations (5) U Aung San U, Daw Le Le Nwe Thein donate K 350,000 for renovation, restoration of pagodas (6) Development of townships depends on concerted, harmonious efforts of administrative bodies, development committees (7) MIC Chairman receives Premier Oil Chairman (8) Ambassador of Pakistan calls on Minister For Industry-1 (9) Minister for Transport receives FCAD official (10) Fukuoka-bound children on study tour in Yangon
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 July 1997
    Date of publication: 23 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of the Arab Republic of Egypt (2) Public health education through the media benefits public much (3) MIC Chairman receives Pacrim Energy NL Deputy Chairman (4) Deputy Prime Minister receives Thai delegation (5) Minister for H & T receives Hopeson Myanmar MD (6) Minister for A & I receives Ambassador of Brunei (7) Public Works opens Advanced Engineering courses (8) Minister for Mines receives Ambassador of Australia (9) JETRO Director calls on MIC Secretary (10) Minister for transport receives MD of Muhibbah Engineering (11) Press conference on UNICEF annual report on progress situation of world countries (11) Drilling operation starts at Aunglaba Test Well No 1
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 July 1997
    Date of publication: 22 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MIC Chairman receives President of Chiyoda Corporation (2) Deputy Premier receives Deputy Chairman of Pacrim Energy Nl Co (3) Minister for A & I receives ROK Ambassador (4) National Convention Convening Commission meets (5) Nawadei- Bridge to be completed on 18 Sept (6) Minister warns Police against misusing rights, power and bribery (7) Minister for Foreign Affairs Leaves to attend Admission Ceremony of Myanmar to ASEAN, 30th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) (8) Minister for NPED receives Director of Overseas-Activities Department (9) Mayor inspects construction sites of roads (10) Development committees urged to win public cooperation a trust for development of human settlements (11) Zoakthoat Village hands over self-reliance high school building to Ministry of Education
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdfg (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 July 1997
    Date of publication: 21 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Belgium (2) Htidaw hoisting ceremony of historic Kyaikdeisatoe Pagoda held in Yemon Tatmyo (3) Secretary-1 oversees construction of Music Asiayon Gitayeikmyon building (4) Minister inspects Irrigation Technology Development Training Centre in Bago (5) Secretary-1’s clarification recounted (6) Secretary 1 attends fourth Waso robe offering ceremony of Ministry of PBANRDA (7) Fukuoka-bound students go sightseeing (8) Company level combat training of MPF (9) Double-decker mishap near Maubin (10) 360 drug-related cases exposed in June
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 20 July 1997
    Date of publication: 20 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Colombia (2) Nation pays tribute on 50th Anniversary Martyrs Day (3) Retrieval of Dhammazedi Bell will revive good tradition of national consolidation (4) Dhammacakka Day observed at famous pagodas, in townships (5) Deputy Minister for Education arrives back from Japan (6) D G of Directorate of Hotels and Tourism arrives back from Singapore (7) Heroine, raw opium seized in Mingalar Taungnyunt, Hlinethaya, Dagon(South) Townships (8) Information Delegation leaves for Malaysia (9) Minister meets SEA Games rowing, shooting athletes
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 19 July 1997
    Date of publication: 19 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Government has spent over K 13.6b on 81 dam projects including newly inaugurated Taungtha Dam Gradual transformation into four-crop pillar system stressed in agriculture sector (2) Secretary-2, ministers inspect Ngwechi cotton plantation building of Samar Diversion Weir (3) Minister for Forestry receives Osaka University Professor (4) Cash donated to Ministry of Education, Kandawlay Home (5) 22.35-mile Ganggaw-Yaymyetni Railroad Section put into service Tatmadawmen making concerted efforts to help open up underdeveloped areas (6) U Aung San U and wife donate K 100,000 for disabled Tatmadawmen and other disabled Persons
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 July 1997
    Date of publication: 17 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Iraq (2) Seventh destruction of seized narcotic drugs in KoKang area Myanmar committed to eradicating menace to mankind (3) Minister for PRANADA tours Shan State (North) (4) Marubeni presents two excavators to Public Works (5) U Aung San U and wife donate K 100,000 to Dagon University library (6) Bronze Buddha images of Sittway conveyed to Yangon (7) Myanmar delegation arrives back from Indonesia (8) 'Stress test system’ demonstrated
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 July 1997
    Date of publication: 16 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye and party arrive back from inspection tour of Mandalay Division, Shan and Kayah States (2) Secretary-1 explains points concerning ASEAN entry (3) Industrial zones being set up to ensure sufficiency in Local consumption, boost exports, generate more jobs (4) Farmers urged to use machinery extensively to boost per acre yield (5) MD of Mitsui Marine and Fire Insurance of Japan calls on Deputy PM (6) Officials of Fraser & Neave Ltd of Singapore call on MIC Secretary (7) Cash donated for mass media enterprise (8) Director of Midland and Scottish Resources PIC/Westburne Oil Ltd of Britain calls on Minister for Energy (9) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Switzerland (10) Yangon Mayor arrives back from South-South Mayors Conference
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 July 1997
    Date of publication: 15 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye attends seventh reordination ceremony of Sayadaw Bhaddanta Vimalabhivamsa in Nyaungshwe (2) Minister for Industry-1 receives Ambassador of Brunei Darussalem (3) Minister for Forestry receives Ambassador of Australia (4) 150,000 acres cultivable due reclamation under Nyaungdon Kyun Reclamation Project (5) Contract signed for building two 2,000-ton sugar mills (6) PT Exspan Sumatera Oil Co of Indonesia to explore oil, gas in Magway Division (7) Minister for Home Affairs receives Chinese delegation (8) Minister for NPED receives Ambassador of Brunei Darussalem (9) Counterfeit of colonial silver rupees uncovered (10) Director General leaves to attend 6th Meeting of ASEAN National Tourism Organizations
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 July 1997
    Date of publication: 14 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to France (2) General Maung Aye tours Leicha, Mongshu Gemland, Mongkai, Taunggyi (3) MEC Chairman inspects construction of UFL (4) Secretary-1 opens International Airport Garden Restaurant (5) Minister inspects industrial zones in Dagon Myothit (South) (6) Chinese National Drug Abuse Control Commission delegation visits Thanlyin. Kyauktan Regions (7) Over 35,000 USDA membership applications submitted (8) Two journalists leave for Bangkok
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 July 1997
    Date of publication: 12 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Graduating parade of the 97th Intake of Defence (Army) Officers Training School held (2) General Maung Aye and ministers inspect Zawgyi Dam Project in Shan State (3) Secretary-1 receives DG of Policy Research Council of Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (4) Minister for Forestry receives President of Kinsho Mataichi Corporation (5) Minister inspects industrial development in Mandalay (6) Goodwill visit forges closer Myanmar-LPDR ties
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: pdf (72K)
    Format/size: pdf (55K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 July 1997
    Date of publication: 11 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Mongolia (2) Mandalay International Airport Project being implemented on schedule (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of Slyrvan Overseas Co Ltd (4) Seminar on the Development of Wood-based and Non-wood Forest Product Industries No 6 held (5) Minister for Home Affairs arrives back from Laos (6) Preparations under way for Fifth Myanma Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competition (7) Minister for Transport receives Executive Vice-President of Helicopters International (8) Minister for Information receives Ambassador of Singapore
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 July 1997
    Date of publication: 10 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan (2) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of Kingdom of Norway (3) Minister look into expansion of sericulture, boosting production of export-oriented crops (4) Myanmar Shipyards deliver three 250-ton barges to Myanmar Timber Enterprise (5) Chairman of Management Committee visits warded National Convention delegates (6) Trainees of National Defence College of Thailand conclude visit (7) Minister inspect unloading of car parts from mv Feng Qing (8) University of Culture Council holds seventh meeting (9) Minister for Finance and Revenue receives Ambassador of Finland
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 July, 1997
    Date of publication: 09 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Members of House of Representatives of Japan (2) Thanmyanthu All Bus Lines Control Committee provides cash to disabled Tatmadawmen (3) AWB opens Mingala Market Branch (4) Delegation leaves to attend Six Country Ministerial and Senior Officials Meeting on Drug Abuse Control in Bangkok (5) Minister for Religious Affairs recounts Secretary-l’s clarification (6) Deputy Premier receives Tokiwa President (7) Modernization of Hsedawgyi canal system in progress (8) Myanmar Energy delegation enhances cooperation with ASEAN nations (9) Myanmar delegation leaves for Indonesia
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 July 1997
    Date of publication: 08 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye receives Commandant of National Defence College of Thailand (2) General Maung Aye hosts dinner in honour of Commandant of National Defence College of Thailand (3) Forest Department Establishing 92,000 acres of forest plantations annually (4) National Convention Convening Commission meets (5) Minister for Culture receives Ambassador of Israel (6) Bodybuilding show to contribute toward national health and fitness held at Yangon Institute of Technology (7) Myanmar delegation tours Special Economic Zone in Subic Bay, attends ASEAN investment meeting (8) Myanmar, Thailand and LPDR hold Third Ministerial Conference on Cooperation in Drug Abuse Control (9) Illegal sawn timber, forest products seized (10) Myanmar delegation attends ASEAN energy meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 7 July 1997
    Date of publication: 07 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Deputy Premier arrives back after attending ASEAN investment meeting (2) Secretary-1 receives Ambassador of PRC (3) Secretary-1 lays cornerstone for construction of Aungmyay Bodhi Dhamma Yeiktha Alodawpyi Kyaunataik (4) Secretary-1 receives Ambassador of Bangladesh (5) Secretary-2 lays cornerstone for construction of Dhamma Maydini Pyinsabala Hill Mission Sarthintaik (6) Export-oriented cultivation stressed to bring welfare to nation, local people (7) TV repeating Secretary 1’s clarification today (8) Communications inspected in Mon State (9) Vietnamese youth delegation concludes visit (10) Myanmar delegation returns from Mekong region meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 6 July 1997
    Date of publication: 06 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) National Health Committee Chairman inspects functions of Department of Traditional Medicine (2) Ceremony to observe the International.Day of Cooperatives held. (3) Tatmadaw families, wellwishers, present dry rations to monasteries in Yankin Township (4) Myanmar delegation returns from ASEAN meeting (5) OISCA, A & I Ministry open Agro-forestry Training Centre (6) Long-term welfare of entire arid zone in central Myanmar materializes due greening projects (7) Thayetchaung Rural Road inaugurated in Taikkyi Township
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 5 July 1997
    Date of publication: 05 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) International Theravada Buddhist Mission University to be set up for propagation of Theravada Buddhism (2) Secretary 2 explains prevailing political situation, activities of internal and external destructive elements (3) Minister for PBANRDA recounts Secretary-1’s clarification (4) Secretary 1’s clarification recounted to SWD personnel (5) 1997-98cotton bale export value reaches $1.2m by June (6) Minister inspects gantry cranes imported from PRC (7) Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand (8) Minister inspects Ywama Steel Mill (9) U S professor calls on Minister for H & T (10) Minister for F&R receives Israel Ambassador
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (64K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 July 1997
    Date of publication: 04 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to United States of America (2) The Special Refresher Course No 27 for Basic Education Teachers concluded (3) Myanmar goodwill delegation leaves for Laos (4) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Bangladesh (5) Minister for A & I inspects sugar mill projects in Bago, Mandalay Divisions (6) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of Nutri Pharmaceuticals Inc (7) Heroin seized in Dagon Myothit (North) (8) Secretary-1’s speech clarified at Ministry of Science and Technology (9) Myanmar volleyball teams arrive back from PRC (10) Minister for Cooperatives MD, party of Gama Aluminium Ltd
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (63K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 July 1997
    Date of publication: 03 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Fossil finds reflect early civilization in Myanmar, enhances historic integrity and prestige of nation (2) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of People’s Republic of China (3) Minister for Education receives Ambassador of PRC (4) National Convention Convening Commission meets (5) SRV youth delegation on study tour (6) Minister for Cooperatives receives Chairman, party of OISCA International (7) Minister for Transport receives M D of C & C Co Ltd (8) Canned toddy fruit exported (9) Central Command Volleyball Tourney begins (10) Minister inspects sports facilities in KaYin State
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (62K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 July 1997
    Date of publication: 02 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Dalla Shipyard launches first of three pusher-tug (2) Fossils presented to Defence Services Museum (3) Secretary 1 attends reception to mark the People’s Republic of China’s Resumption of Exercise of Sovereignty over Hong Kong (4) Secretary-2 accepts Great Poet Laureate document donated by Htila Sitthu (5) Industrial Management Seminar opened (6) Minister of NPED receives Chairman of OISCA International (7) Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back after attending l9th Special Session of UN General Assembly (8) Myanmar delegation led by Mayor leaves for Malaysia (9) Minister for Forestry receives Chairman of OISCA International of Japan (10) Talk on Facts for Life in Ahlon Township
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (66K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 1 July 1997
    Date of publication: 01 July 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior-General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Canada (2) General Maung Aye sees off Deputy Minister for National Defence of Vietnam People’s Army (3) Building of Hanthawady International Airport coordinated (4) Myanmar delegation leaves for the Philippines (5) National Convention Convening Commission meets (6) Chairman of Security and Management Committee receives PRCAmbassador (7) Minister for Education receives- Vice-Chancellor (8) Officials of Royal Brunei Airline and Aero International calls on Minister (9) Ambassador of Bangladesh calls on Minister for Information
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 June 1997
    Date of publication: 30 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects rehabilitation of wards in Dagon Myothit (South), National Museum (2) Secretary 2 inspects construction of Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami), discusses establishment of model wards (3) Delegation leaves for ASEAN energy meeting (4) Minister visits hospitals in Thayawady, Pyay, Gyobingauk (5) Deputy Minister for National Defence of SRV on upcountry tour (6) Myanmar delegation leaves to attend 9th ASEAN Conference on Civil Service Matters
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (70K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 June 1997
    Date of publication: 29 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Merit-sharing ceremony marks completion of Shwedagon eastern stairway complex (2) Secretary-1 looks into progress of construction at Yangon International Airport (3) Secretary-2 oversees construction of Aung Zeya Bridge (4) Development of Shwepaukkan Myothit discussed (5) LPDR-mediamen conclude Visit (6) Third annual meeting of Bahan Township MCWA
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 June 1997
    Date of publication: 28 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe receives Deputy Minister for National Defence of Vietnam People’s Army (2) Acts of terror plotted to bring about downfall of Government, create internal chaos and anarchy, mar peace, stability and cause death and destruction of people revealed (3) Secretary 1 details Western powers’ aiding, abetment of terrorism committed by certain organizations under guise of democracy, human rights recounted at news briefing (4) State/Division, District authorities need to Know ministries’ plans to implement projects successfully (5) Ambassador of PRC calls on Minister for Commerce (6) Byucksan Engineering President calls on Minister for Forestry (7) Ambassador of Bangladesh calls on Minister for Commerce
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 June1997
    Date of publication: 24 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Council meets trainees of USDA Management Course (2) Secretary-1 meets trainees of USDA Management Course (3) Two asphalt roads put into service in Taunggyi (4) New strategies are being adopted to boost agricultural produce (5) Photo Exhibition and Film Show on the Resumption of Exercise of Sovereignty over Hong Kong by the Government of the people’s Republic of China opens (6) Minister for SWRR receives PRC Ambassador (7) Lao mass media delegation calls on Deputy Minister for Information (8) Walking race to mark Olympic Day (9) 25 armed group members swap arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 June1997
    Date of publication: 23 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 lays cornerstone for construction of Thiri Yeiktha Housing Project (2) Secretary-1 inspects construction, extension and repair of roads (3) Yangon Command undertakes extensive livestock breeding for welfare of Tatmadawmen, other consumers (4) Village of Pa-O nationals gets K 5m hospital (5) Minister for Transport inspects Dawbon Dockyard (6) LPDR cultural delegation concludes visit (7) Medical specialists treat patients in three townships (8) 27 armed group members exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 June1997
    Date of publication: 21 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Htidaw hoisted atop newly restored ancient Dhamma Rajaka Pagoda in Bagan-NyaungU (2) Secretary-2 enjoins police, people to maintain momentum of success in crime reduction (3) Extended production of wood-based, value-added goods will terminate log exports (4) Myanmar delegation returns from SRV (5) Minister for Rail Transportation receives Ambassador of PRC (6) Minister for Immigration and Population receives Ambassador of PRC (7) Chairman of Multi-party Democracy General Election Commission receives PRC Ambassador
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (70K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 June1997
    Date of publication: 16 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Tipitakadhara title recipient Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kondhanna honoured (2) 51st birth anniversary of Tipitakadhara title holder Sayadaw held, homage paid to two outstanding Sayadaws (3) Construction of wood-based and furniture factories in Shwepyitha inspected (4) Communication delegation returns from Singapore (5) Secretary-2 inspects progress in building Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami) (6) Cooperative diploma, certificates presented (7) Minister discusses education for all in Hpa-an Township (8) New water supply system launched in Kyaukse
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 June1997
    Date of publication: 14 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Myanmar will become ASEAN member despite some nations’ protests, axe-handles’ disruptions (2) President of PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia Tbk calls on MIC Chairman (3) MR annual review meeting for 1996-97 continues (4) Early initiation of new sugar mill project in Lewe Township stressed (5) Secretary-1 receives Malaysian trade delegation (6) MIC Chairman receives Chairman of Ltat Boustead (7) Sibin Thaya Yay Bank meets (8) Attorney-General, Chief Justice and party attend inauguration of new Bago Division Law Office
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 June1997
    Date of publication: 13 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe calls for expediting infrastructural development, eradication of narcotics in border areas (2) Senior General Than Shwe inspects products of Myanma Heavy Industries (3) Yokogawa Electric Asia officials call on MIC Chairman (4) Minister for Forestry receives Vice-President of Daewoo Corporation (5) Kidney transolant operation on third patient successfully performed (6) Workshop on Development of Health Policy Research Agenda for Health Sector Reforms Leading to National Health Development begins (7) Secretary-l receives Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Japan (8) MoU for construction of international standard hotel Tachilek signed (9) Minister for NPED receives Ambassador of Russian Federation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 June 1997
    Date of publication: 12 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Russian Federation (2) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to the Philippines (3) Secretary-1 meets renal transplant recipients and patients being readied (4) Minister for Energy receives GM of Marubeni Corporation (5) National Convention Convening Commission meets (6) Minister for Education tours Bago Division (7) Cooperation in helicopter services discussed (8) Ambassador U Aung Gyi presents credentials to President of Sri Lanka (9) 16th Soccer Tournament of Ministry of Mines opens (10) Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines concludes visit (11) General Secretary of Asia Body Building Federation arrives (12) Raw opium, heroin seized in Namhkam
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 June 1997
    Date of publication: 11 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Coordination meeting of Special Projects Implementation Committee held (2) Senior General Than Shwe receives Chairman of ASEAN Standing Committee (3) Chairman of ASEAN Standing Committee Minister of foreign Affairs of Malaysia arrives (4) Secretary-1 receives Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines (5) Deputy Prime Minister receives Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs of RP (6) Deputy Prime Minister receives officials of Germany (7) Certificate in Food Preparation Course begins (8) Indaing Test Well No 4 yields gas on commercial scale (9) Philippine Under-Secretary Calls on Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (10) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives MD of Golden Asia Inter Co Ltd
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 June 1997
    Date of publication: 10 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Brunei Darussalem (2) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Russian Federation (3) MIDB Board of Directors holds meeting No 4/97 (4) Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines arrives (5) May Flower Bank introduces new generation ATM (6) Ambassadors and Military Attaches of embassies in Yangon briefed on Myanma gems (7) Forest plantations should be set up to develop wood-based industries (8) Minister for NPED receives President Director of PT Astra Graphia Tbk Business Group Information Technology (9) Minister for Energy receives G M of Sumitomo Corporation (10) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives Director of JMFA (11) Revenue and Accounts Management Instructor Course No 1/97 concludes
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 June 1997
    Date of publication: 09 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) General Maung Aye inspects Cocokyun Reservoir. (2) Secretary-1 inspects reconstruction of King Bayintnaung’s Kanbawzathadi Palace, development in Bago (3) Minister, for Labour leaves for 85th ILO Conf (4) 29,116 USDA membership applications submitted in Mohnyin Township (5) No 1 Provost Company wins Yangon Command Commander’s Volleyball Trophy (6) MOC member leaves to attend XIX Medical Committee Meeting (7) Kokkine Swimming Club holds annual meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 June 1997
    Date of publication: 08 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Work on laying pipeline to move natural gas to Thailand proceeding as scheduled (2) Secretary-1 receives Ambassador of Russian Federation (3) Yuzana Centre, Head Office and Department Store open (4) Gemmology adviser’s family donates K 12.7m to religious, social, health, cultural organizations (5) WB Taunggyi branch opens (6) Communications delegation leaves for Singapore (7) 46-acre modern housing project to be undertaken by Bago River (8) Monywa gets TV retransmission station
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 7 June 1997
    Date of publication: 07 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Endeavours being made to foster discipline democracy system in the nation (2) 5,000 FECs donated towards funds for exploration of fossils in Pondaung region (3) CE Technology Group opens modern instrumentation, automation exhibition for higher education (4) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation inspects export rubber in Myeik (5) Minister for Industry-2 receives Ambassador of Indonesia (6) Kyaukse People’s Hospital gets new building (7) Korean company officials call on Minister for H &T (8) Deputy Minister for Information receives Ambassador of LPDR
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 June 1997
    Date of publication: 05 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council credentials of Ambassador of Australia (2) Minister for Industry-1 inspects factories in three divisions (3) Minister for Forestry receives Presidents of Kinsho-Mataichi Corporation (4) Swe Myanmar Karaoke and Club of Sakhantha Hotel opens (5) Minister for Transport receives GM of International Operation Department of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (6) Bodh Gaya pilgrims donate over K lm to MKF (7) Minister for NPED receives Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Economic Committee (Keidanren) (8) AMT&T donates ultrasound to Health Department (9) 20 kilos opium seized in Mongpan
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (86K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 June, 1997
    Date of publication: 04 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-l receives Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Economic Committee (Keidanren) (2) Chairman of Japan-Myanmar Economic Committee (Keidanren) calls on MIC Chairman (3) Kutkai-Namphatka section of Mandalay-Lashio Muse Road Commissioned into service (4) Minister for A & I meets managers of cotton mills farm in-charge (5) Dong Feng Motor Corporation displays new cars (6) First Workshop on Myanmar-Japan Economic Cooperation concludes (7) Functions of All Myanmar Women’s Affairs Work Committee explained (8) 195 members of Mon armed group (Myeik region) led by U Aung Thaik Hin and 86 family members exchange arms for peace (9) Means should be sought to introduce eco-tourism as nation’s foreign exchange earner (10) Project Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group calls on Minister for H&T (11) Minister for S&T receives Russian Senior Counsellor, Ambassador of Indonesia (12) MPF and CCDAC coordinate drug abuse control (13) Myanma mangoes exported to Singapore
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (89K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 June 1997
    Date of publication: 03 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Tatmadawmen participating more in endeavours for the people’s benefit (2) Secretary-l lays cornerstone for construction of Multi-party Democracy General Election Commission new office (3) Locomotives and rolling stock arrive (4) Ministers inspect renovation of ancient religious edifices in MraukU (5) National Convention Convening Commission meets (6) Social Welfare Department opens tailoring course (7) Deputy Minister for Culture receives Senior Counsellor of Russian Federation (8) Yen two million presented for BEPS in Thanlyin (9) Fashion show staged at Mandalay City Hall
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 June 1997
    Date of publication: 02 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Italy (2) Secretary-1 inspects construction of Dagon University, modern sports ground (3) Medallist athletes of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism honoured (4) K 1.4 million donated for renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda (5) Trees planted for greening of airport environs (6) Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of PRC concludes visit (7) 1,500 trees planted along Mindhamma Road (8) Trainees of Marine Course for New Generation arrive in Yangon (9) Chinese media delegation concludes visit (10) Ngamoeyeik Creek bank erosion preventive work inspected (11) Americans, other tourists arrive Myeik
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 1 June 1997
    Date of publication: 01 June 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Zawgyi Dam in Yaksauk Township inaugurated (2) ASEAN sets July for admitting Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos (3) Secretary-1 lays cornerstone for construction of Pearl Condominium (4) Minister for Labour sees off Myanmar delegation to attend 85th ILO (5) Minister for PBANRDA meetS Service personnel in Mogok (6) Managing Director of NPE arrives back from ROK (7) ATG Electronics Myanmar introduces National airconditioners
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 31 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 31 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 stresses sustained efforts for building Yangon into modern garden city (2) Deputy Prime Minister receives Executive Chairperson of General Business & Trade Consulting Inc (3) Minister for Hotels and Tourism attends inauguration of Tiger Tavern (4) National Convention Convening Commission meets (5) Minister for Religious Affairs receives Charge d’ Affaires of Pakiston Embassy (6) Minister for Transport receives Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of PRC (7) Medical equipment for Defence Services General Hospital (8) Minister inspects Dokhtawady River Bridge Project in Mandalay
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 30 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Donors Contribute over K 15m to restore ancient Shwebontha Muni Sutaungpyi Pagoda in Padaung (2) MIC Chairman receives Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of PRC (3) Round-the-world helicopter pilot praises Myanmar’s unspoilt beaches (4) Secretary-2 inspects-construction of Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami) (5) Dalla gets digital electronic auto-exchange with 500 lines (6) PRC Economic, Trade Delegation calls on Minister for NPED (7) Myanmar Embassy opened in Brunei
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 29 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of PRC, party (2) Deputy Premier receives Ambassador of India (3) National Convention Convening Commission meets (4) MD of Hotel Equatorial Yangon calls on Minister for H&T (5) Minister for PBANRDA tours Lashio, PyinOoLwin (6) Minister receives officials of PRC company (7) Minister for Energy receives Ambassador of India, Petronas Senior Vice-President of Malaysia (8) PRC Economic and Trade Delegation arrives (9) Minister receives Kuok officials (10) BCY Inter Trade Chairman calls on Minister for Hotels & Tourism
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 28 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) USDA executives urged to educate farmers, assist them with their work (2) Lucky GoldStar presents elevator to Shwedagon, holds display of systems & technology (3) Myanma Industrial Development Rank holds second annual meeting (4) MIC Chairman receives President of Bangna Tanioca Flour (5) MIC Chairman receives official of French Business Association (6) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Canada (7) Ministry of Transport holds coordination meeting on work review and objectives of the plan (8) Heroin seized in Lashio
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 27 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Thanmyanthu All Bus Lines Control Committee provides cash to disabled Tatmadawmen . (2) Good progress of cooperation between Ministry of Mines and foreign companies due changes in eco policy (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives-Ambassador of India (4) Minister for Forestry receives Ambassador of India (5) International Hotel & Tourism Training Programme opens (6) Myanmar delegation leaves for ROK (7) Minister receives C & P Mvanmar Private Ltd Chairman MD (8) Minister for Energy inspects Dunban Creek hydel power project in Kachin State (9) Myanmar religious delegation concludes Lao visit (10) Chinese media delegation calls on Deputy Minister for Information
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (70K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 26 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Aung Zeya Bridge constructed across Hline River to link Insein with Hlinethaya Township (2) Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami) to be commissioned in August (3) Myanmar goodwill delegation returns from LPDR (4) Myanmar delegation arrives back from the Philippines (5) Transport Planning Department holds annual meeting (6) Myanmar prawn feed exported to Australia (7) Chinese media delegation arrives
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 25 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe bids General Secretary Mr Do Muoi farewell at conclusion of goodwill visit to Myanmar (2) Myanmar’s economic development explained to Vietnamese Deputy PM, goodwill delegation members (3) Over 1,600 pieces of remains of Pondaung primates handed over to National Museum (4) Myanmar Mango Show opens (5) Minister for Forestry receives Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of SRV (6) Thanlwin Bridge construction to be completed in July (7) UDE holds first day session of its 8th Convocation (8) Trainees of Marine Youth Course (Yangon Camp) visit Naval Training Command Headquarters (Seikkyi)
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 24 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Secretary of CPVCC Mr Do Muoi, goodwill delegation of SRV visit Shwedagon, tour facilities in Yangon (2) Minister for H & T receives Ambassador of India (3) Minister of Foreign Affairs of SRV calls on Myanmar counterpart (4) Hai Lon Kuan Ming Hotel opens (5) Minister for Livestock and Fisheries inspects poultry farm (6) Heroin, opium oil seized in Nawnghkio bus terminal
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 23 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe welcomes General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr Do Muoi (2) Senior General Than Shwe receives General Secretary Mr Do Muoi of the Communist Party of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (3) General Secretary Mr Do Muoi of CPVCC, goodwill delegation of SRV visit National Museum, People’s Park (4) Secretary-1 calls General Secretary of the Communist Party of SRV (5) Myanmar Road, Motor & Rail Transport Expo’97, Myanmar Construction & Computer Expo’97 open (6) Myanmar, China agree to build 16m dollar sugar mill (7) The Revenue and Accounts Management Instructor Course No 1/97 Opened (8) Myanmar delegation returns from Japan (9) Minister meets kideny transplant team, patients (10) Cooperation in production of export quality crops discussed (11) Daewoo MD calls on Minister Energy (12) Aunglan-Hsatthwa section of Yoma Ring Railroad Project commissioned into service (13) Seminar on AFTA Process: Implications and Future Directions for Myanmar
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (86K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 22 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects storm-ravaged wards in Dagon Myothit (South) (2) Secretary-2 attends fourth collective ordination, novitiation ceremony of Tiger Parahita School (3) Myanmar Delegation led by Minister for Health arrives back (4) Aunglan-Hsatthwa (Taungdwingyi) section inspected (5) Myanmar health delegation meets minister of ASEAN, European and Asian countries (6) Htidaw hoisted atop Archway of Nikeh Sarthintaik in Dagon Myothit (South) (7) Secretary-2 welcomeds back delegation led by Director of Resettlement
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 21 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye receives Military Attaches of India (2) Fossils and cultural heritage donated to National Museum (3) Myanmar goodwill delegation leaves for LPDR (4) Minister for Industry-1 receives Ambassador of India (5) Minister for PBANRDA receives national leader of Kachin Special Region-1 (6) Ambassador of Russian Federation calls on Minister for Forestry (7) MIC Chairman receives Deputy Chairman of Engineering Consulting Firms Association (8) RT, Myanmar Daewoo Ltd sign JV agreement
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 20 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 20 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MIC Chairman receives President of Japan Centre for International Finance (2) Chairman of PT Thesa Centraprima Co calls on Minister for Forestry (3) Deputy Minister of LPDR calls Minister for Hotels and Tourism (4) Proper urban planning vital for expanding human settlements (5) Ambassador of Russian Federation calls on Minister for Home Affairs (6) Vice-President YMEIE Corp calls on Minister for Transport (7) Tatmadaw Nursing Cadet Course No 2 opens (8) Minister for Energy receives GM of Tenaga Nasional Berhad Co (9) Appointment of Brunei Ambassador agreed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 19 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 19 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects construction of Specialist Hospital (Waybagi), Lecture hall of UFL, link road (2) Minister points out ADB’s objective to give special attention to needs of less developed (3) Over K 23.5m for construction of new building for Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association (Central) (4) North Dagon beat Kyimyindine 5-2 (5) Over 31,600 USDA members of Shan State (North) resolve to implement community service tasks, crush destructive elements
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 17 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Prime Minister of Thailand General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh welcomed by Senior General Than Shwe (2) Thai Prime Minister General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh calls on Senior General Than Shwe (3) Agreement on Border Crossing signed, Notes on Jurisdiction over Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge on Moei/Thaungyin River exchanged (4) Secretary-1 calls on Prime Minister of Thailand (5) Secretary-1 receives S-G of National Security Council of Thailand (6) Myanmar delegation returns from Japan (7) Air sep oxygen concentrator, funds for YGH
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (68K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 16 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Soft opening of Yangon International Hotel (2) Minister for Transport receives Director of Transmile Air (3) Minister for Energy receives Thai, Singaporenan delegations (4) LPDR Deputy Minister arrives (5) Handing over ceremony for Institute of Nursing Project (6) Nationals of Putao region conclude visit (7) 27 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace (8) Action taken against 427 persons in 314 drug-related cases in April
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 15 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister for Transport receives GM of Samsung Head Office (2) Minister for NPED receives delegation led by Chairman of Hana Bank (3) 19 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace (4) Minister inspects ancient gold objects to be displayed at National Museum (5) USDA members donate blood (6) Myanmars in Thailand donate to Shwedagon
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (72K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 14 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 14 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives executives of Pacificwide Trading, Delta Resort (2) Commander-in-Chief (Air) receives Military Attache of Pakistan (3) Myanmar Delegation to attend 3rd Int’l Conference on the Future of Asia (4) Water purification system at SB-DAI Fish Breeding Station inaugurated (5) MAI, Air Mandalay sign interline traffic agreement (6) 26 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace (7) Antiques and fossils handed over to National Museum (8) Raw opium weighing over 21 Kilos seized in Nawnghkio
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 13 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Medical equipment for No2 Military Hospital (2) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives tourism promoters (3) Heroin refineries seized in Hsenwi (4) International Nurses Day observed at Institute of Nursing (5) Study group of Putao region leaves for Ngapali Beach
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (68K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 12 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Israel (2) Discovery of fossils of primates in Pondaung region explained (3) Minister for Culture inspects construction of National Theatre (Upper Myanmar) (4) Imported urea sent districts (5) Tasks for promotion of national sports standard being undertaken by laying down short- and long-term projects (6) Myanmar journalist delegation arrives back from PRC (7) NHC Chairman lays cornerstone for construction of ISPE gymnasium (8) Work coordination meeting of Public Works for 1997
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SPDC (News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar)
    Format/size: pdf (69K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 11 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives Assistant UN Secretary-General (2) Education being developed on discipline, accomplishments - Secretary-2 coordinates tasks for academic year (3) Secretary-1 receives Kachin State nationalities leader (4) Minister for Forestry tours Bago, Magway Divisions (5) Minister attends Baptist Youth conference (6) Minister meets members of Magway USDA, inspects communications facilities (7) Get-together of 3rd ISD mini-Volleyball tourney (8) First Myanmar Kidney transplant patients making good progress (9) Contract for conducting courses at Thuwunna Training School signed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 10 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Prime Minister of Thailand to pay official visit to Myanmar (2) Senior General Than Shwe receives Thai Transport and Communications Minister (3) MIC Chairman receives MD of Kerry Investment Management Ltd (4) Htidaws of Yadana Muni Pagoda in Mongkoe and Maha Muni Pagoda in Laukkai hoisted (5) Nationals of Putao region on excursion in Yangon (6) Minister for Transport receives GM of Mitsubishi Corporation (7) Assistant UN Secretary-General calls on Secretariat member of USDA (8) Coord meeting between members of All-Myanmar Women’s Affairs Work Committee, Yangon Division Women’s Affairs Work Committee (9) Heroin weighing over 33 kilos seized in KonKyan (10) Myanmar specialists successfully perform second renal transplant operation
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 09 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Deputy Prime Minister receives Director of Yangtzekiang Industries (Myanmar) Ltd (2) Minister meets farmers in three divisions (3) Thai Transport and Communications Minister arrives (4) Assistant UN Secretary-General calls on Minister for Foreign Affairs (5) Myanmar Specialists successfully perform renal transplant operation (6) Nationals of Putao region arrive (7) Financial Attach for South-East Asia Region meets Chairman of Myanmar May Flower Bank Ltd (8) 1997 World Red Cross Day observed (9) MIC Chairman receives Chainnan of Mandalay Mining Company NL
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 08 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Over 20,000 Kayin State USDA members support expansion of association, denounce internal and external destructionsts (2) Secretary-2 meets members of study group of Azin and Kyaikdon regions (3) Director of Resettlement leaves for PRC (4) Minister inspects Yezin Central Agricultural Research Centre (5) Thai energy delegation arrives (6) National Workshop on Myanmar Agenda 21 opens (7) Tatmadaw columns size heroin refineries in Shan State
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 7 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 07 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe accepts credentials of Ambassador of India (2) Farmers urged to make efficient use of irrigated water for boosting agricultural production (3) Construction of Myoma Market inspected in Bago (4) MIC Secretary receives MMI Managing Director (5) No 3 Factory of MIHI inspected (6) Golden Landmark Construction Manager calls on Minister for H & T (7) Study group of Kayin State continues excursion (8) MIC Secretary receives Chief Rep of IT Trade
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 05 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) NHC Chairman calls for establishment of institute of traditional medicine, herbal plant gardens in Yangon (2) Silk factory inspected in Pyin Oo Lwin (3) Minister for Livestock Fisheries tours Rakhine State (4) Tatmadaw uncovers major refinery in drug bust (5) Minister inspects prawn hatchery in Thandwe District
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (71K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 04 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Over 31,000 USDA members of Yangon Division vow to expand association’s organization, take active part in public welfare services (2) General Maung Aye inspects construction in Bahtoo, Kalaw (3) Malaysian Products Exhibition ’97 opens (4) Minister of Justice of LPDR concludes visit (5) MLFDB opens branch in Muse (5) Study group of Kayin State continues (6) Yangon International Airport Runway extension Project inspected
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 03 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of the Republic of Poland (2) No need to be shaken, nation has stood on self-reliance basis since before sanctions (3) Sanctions will do US no good, nor will they affect Myanmar, says Secretary-1 (4) Secretary-1 receives LPDR Justice Minister (5) MIC Chairman receives Honorary Chairman of Hyundai Motor Company (6) Minister for Commerce inspects border trade posts in Shan State (7) Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation tours Mandalay Division (8) MIC Secretary receives Secretary of Jaingsu Province (9) 2nd Malaysian Products Exhibition-97 opens
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 02 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye, Secretary-2 inspect building of railroad, discovery of mineral deposits in Thaunggyi, extraction of gypsum in Maukmai (2) Minister stresses year round cultivation of paddy in Madalay, Magway and Sagaing Divisions (3) Myanmar health delegation leaves for 50th WHO Session (4) Yangon Command Commander inspects reclamation of low-lying fields for cultivation in Htantabin Township (5) Myanmar May Flower Bank Branch opens in Taunggyi (6) ASEAN FMs to recommend new membership timing WTO-member Myanmar better suited for entry (7) Study group of Kayin State on excursion (8) Raw opium, opium oil seized
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 29 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 1 May, 1997
    Date of publication: 01 May 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Cornerstone laid for construction of buildings for Mingala Shopping Complex (2) New Yaw Creek No2 Yebya Diversion Weir to irrigate 2,200 acres (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives Ambassador of Italy (5) Minister for industry-1 Lt-Gen Sein Aung inspects factories in Mon, Kayin States (6) Farmers and nation enjoying benefits due to concerted efforts (7) Amphipithecus primate’s fossilized remains discovered from 40-million-year-old Pondaung Formation (8) Daewoo Chairman calls on Minister for Energy (9) Myanmar journalist delegation leaves for PRC (10) Students and youths of Kayin arrive for excursion (11) MMCWA sponsors talks, essay competitions
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 April 1997
    Date of publication: 30 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (2) Secretary-1 receives members of Upper House of Japan (3) Construction of bridge across Pazundaung Creek coordinated (4) Myanmar making many significant steps for integration into ASEAN fold (5) Secretary-1 receives Radio France International correspondent (6) Minister for Forestry receives officials of Japanese corporations (7) Farmers urged to take full advantage of favourable conditions created by government and reciprocate (8) Oxygen plant commissioned at Dalla Shipyard (9) LPDR Minister of Justice visits Defence Services Museum (10) Minister receives Ambassador of Italy (11) Golden Asia MD calls on Minister for H & T (12) Minister for NPED receives Indonesia entrepreneurs
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 April 1997
    Date of publication: 29 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MNHC Chairman inspects preparations for kidney transplants, annexe of Institute of Nursing (2) Camp-folding ceremony of outstanding Red Cross youths (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives President and CEO of Ssang Yong Investment and Securities Co Ltd (4) LPDR Minister of Justice and Mrs Boupha visit Shwedagon (5) DHSHD, Thai company to jointly set up Hlaingthaya Industrial Zone (6) Minister inspects farm machinery (7) Seminar on investment opportunities held at IBC (8) No 1 Factory of MHI inspected (9) Singapore agro-business mission calls on minister for Livestock and fisheries (10) Upgrading of Nawnghkio-Lashio road in progress
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 28 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 attends foundation-laying ceremony for Myadagon pagoda in Myaungmya, inspects projects (2) Secretary-2 meets U Saw Tha Mu He and members (3) LPDR Justice Minister arrives (4) Myanmar-Nepal, Maniyadana Nunneries open in North Okkalapa Township (5) Extension of Bo Aung Kyaw container bridge inspected (6) Myanmar agriculture delegation arrives back from LPDR (7) SID holds baby show (8) Seminar of Traditional Medicine Practitioners continues (9) ILBC Spoken English Summer Course concludes (10) CSO study tour delegation leaves for three Asean countries
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 27 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Law and Order Restoration Council Chairman Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Yugoslavia (2) Competitive efforts must be for regional development in cooperation with local people (3) MEC Chairman lays cornerstone for Yangon Cooperative Degree College building (4) Secretary-1 receives South-East Asia Correspondent of Handelsblatt (5) Minister for Energy inspects progress of work in installation of Yadana gas pipeline (6) Minister Lt-Gen Min Thein inspects unloading of bore piling machines (7) Vietnamese Defence Services football team concludes goodwill matches (8) Minister U Ohn Gyaw signs book of Condolence for Mr Diosdado Macapagal of the Philippines
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 April 1997
    Date of publication: 26 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Seminar of Myanmar traditional Medicine Practitioners at the Institute of Indigenous Medicine in Mandalay (2) MIC Chairman receives Chairman of Myanmar Investment Management Company Limited of Britain (3) LDP officials of Japan call on Minister for PBANRDA (4) Myanmar, PRC sign arrangement on maintaining Myanmar Consulate-General in Hong Kong (5) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of Dataran Isibumi Sdn Bhd (6) Adjutant-General receives Vietnamese Defence Services football team (7) Demonstration on utilization of fire extinguishers at NLM (8) US sanctions will not affect Myanmar’s entry into ASEAN
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 April 1997
    Date of publication: 25 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Coordination Meeting on Boosting Paddy Production in 1997-98 held (2) General Maung Aye visits Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda, tours Kya-in-Seikkyi, Chaungzon, Mawlamyie (3) MRCS lauded as social organization with brilliant historical tradition of contributing toward common welfare in successive eras (4) NHC Chairman lays cornerstone for Kengtung Hospital (200-bed) (5) a reproduction of news article entitled ASEAN pays no heed to US sanctions on Myanmar published in 24-4-97 issue of Asian Times. -Editor (6) US ban will not affect ASEAN (24-4-97) THE NATION (7) Secretary-1 receives Member of House of Representatives, party of Japan
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 April 1997
    Date of publication: 24 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Museum on Drugs opened to mark total eradication of narcotic drugs in Mongla, Shan State (East) Special Region 4 (2) MEC Chairman lays cornerstone for Kengtung College, inspects development in Shan (East) (3) Deputy Prime Minister meets Managing Director of Ticon Holding Co Ltd (4) Second bi-annual coordination meeting of Border Trade Dept (5) Ambassador of Switzerland calls on Minister for NPED (6) Over 427 tons timber seized in Lashio (7) 56 tons of illegal timber seized (8) 32.983 kilos of opium seized in KhinU (9) 31 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 23 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe delivered an address at the conclusion of the Management Course No 9 for USDA (2) Secretary-1 meets local authorities, departmental personnel, USDA members in Kengtung (3) Minister for forestry receives Planning Manager of International Tropical Timber Organization (4) President of Lessel Co Ltd calls on Minister for Hotels and Tourism (5) Hsadon Village gets TV retransmission station
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 22 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspects construction at Ayeyawady Bridge Project (Chauk) (2) Senior General Than Shwe concludes inspection tour of Mandalay, Sagaing, Magway Divisions, Kachin, Shan States (3) Implementation of Mingaladon Industrial Zone, Mingaladon Garden City projects in progress (4) U Ohn Gyaw arrives back after attending informal FMs meeting in Thailand (5) ASEAN SEOM fact-finding mission calls on Minister for NPED (6) Myanmar Agricultural delegation leaves for LPDR (7) Mayor inspects construction of truck terminal in Mingaladon (8) Heroin seized in Kutkai (9) 47 KNU, ABSDF members exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 April 1997
    Date of publication: 21 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (2) Senior General Than Shwe inspects restoration of pagodas in Bagan, dam and greening projects in central Myanmar (3) Renovation of Shwedagon Pagoda’s southern stairway nearly completed, eastern stairway 85 per cent finished (4) Secretary-1 inspects construction of Yangon International Hotel (5) Secretary-2 calls on youths to build up power of ‘loving kindness’ to be able to resist outside temptations (6) Secretary-2 attends Myanmar-Vietnam Defence Services goodwill soccer match (7) Mandalay Mayor leaves for Japan (8) Brig-Gen Tin Aye to attend 45th Anniversary indonesian Army Special Forces Day (9) Economic mission of Brunei calls on Minister for Transport (10) 45 members of armed groups exchange arms for peace
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (83K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 20 April 1997
    Date of publication: 20 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Hlaingthaya industrial zone, modern housing project being implemented on schedule (2) Minister hosts dinner for Akha, Shan, Lahu nationals of Kengtung region (3) Hline River Bridge (Insein) Construction Office, meeting hall inaugurated (4) Minister for Foreign Affairs leaves for Thailand (5) Vice-Adjutant-General receives leader of Vietnam Defence Services soccer team (6) Women’s soccer team arrives back from Yunan (6) Women’s soccer team arrives back from Yunan
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 19 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 19 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Projects in Magway Division to irrigate over 145,000 acres when complete (2) Myanmar welcomes participation of international organizations, welfare associations, public to help realize National Health Plan (3) Modern 12-building Myakantha Housing Estate in Kamayut Township outcome of hut-highrise building scheme (4) Minister for Forestry receives members of Study group (5) Myanmar, Vietnam defence soccer teams’ goodwill matches on 20,24 April
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 18 April 1997
    Date of publication: 18 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspects infrastructural improvements for nationwide development (2) K 30m five-storey building completed for Tipitaka Maha Gandayon Kyaungtaik in Mayangon Township (3) ‘1359 ME’ New Year Message sent by minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Lt-Gen Myint Aung to peasants (4) Ministry of Religious Affairs performs meritorious deeds
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (84K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 April 1997
    Date of publication: 17 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Syrian Arab Republic (2) Thingyan Festival ends with prize distribution; closing ceremonies in Yangon (3) Myanmar study group led by Minister for Sports leave for PRC (4) Minister inspects mangrove forests, conservation work in Ayeyawady Division (5) Mining projects, factories inspected in Mandalay Division, southern Shan State
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 April 1997
    Date of publication: 16 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Queen of Denmark (2) Senior General Than Shwe inspects construction of Ayeyawady Bridge (Myitkyina) (3) Senior General Than Shwe visits No 1 Military Hospital (300 beds) in Myitkyina (4) General Maung Aye, Secretary-1, Secretary-2 and Ministers enjoy Thingyan (5) Secretary-1 receives Ambassador of Indonesia (6) Diplomats, officials of UN agencies and families enjoy Thingyan Festival (7) Myanmar delegation arrives back from Manila
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 13 April 1997
    Date of publication: 13 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspects Tatmadaw schools, attends dinner marking graduation of 38th Intake of DSA (2) Spud-in starts at Shwepyiaye Test Well No 1, Block M-9, off Mottama coast (3) The Committee for Ensuring Success of Myanmar Sports held its first coordination meeting (4) Secretary-1 inspects construction works of Dagon Myothit (Seikkan), Thanlyin (5) Recipients of awards presented by State Law and Order Restoration Council for outstanding performance in various fields honoured (6) Secretary-1 receives editor of Nihon Keizai Shimbun (7) Coord meeting on development of Kya-inn-Seikkyi, Ann regions (8) Opium plantations destroyed (9) Adjutant-General’s Office provides cash to those killed, injured in bomb explosion at Kaba Aye
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 April 1997
    Date of publication: 12 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspects Mandalay International Airport and Thaphanseik Multi-purpose Dam projects (2) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives Chairman of Ban Pongpetch Co of Thailand (3) Parachutists of Friendship Airborne Tours of US demonstrate jump (4) Grants of housing estate handed to buyers (5) Minister inspects bridge extension project (6) CEC members of USDA receive President of Japan Total Management
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (69K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 April 1997
    Date of publication: 11 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) The Special Refresher Course No 26 for Basic Education Teachers concluded (2) Minister for Foreign Affairs arrives back from 12th Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (3) Minister for H & T receives South-East Asia Yacht GM (4) Workshop on ASEAN’s Structure and Mechanism commences (5) Deputy Minister tours Shan State (North) (6) USDA CEC meets members of Hlegu Township (7) Customs Department holds third four-monthly meeting (8) Mitsubishi Corp, YIT sign agreement on stipends (9) Over32 Kilos raw opium seized in Mongyawng
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 10 April 1997
    Date of publication: 10 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 receives President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation (2) Kyaw-Zebya Railroad opens (3) Stepped up measures against drug abuse called for (4) Launching of aqua-tourism in Myanmar discussed (5) Devotees help with work at Tooth Relic Pagoda (Mandalay) (6) Four including monk seriously wounded by KNU mines, another shot dead (7) Homage paid to retired teachers (8) Eight KNU members exchange arms for peace (9) Exchange stations open in Kayin State
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 9 April 1997
    Date of publication: 09 April 1997
    Description/subject: (2) Secretary-1 receives Vice Executive Chairman, of Itochu Corp (3) Maiden voyage of mv Mongla welcomed (4) Minister inspects Kyaw-Zibya section of ChaungU-Pakokku-Gangaw- Kalay Railroad (5) MD of Hopeson Myanmar CO-Ltd calls on Minister for H & T (6) MoU for production of PCV flooring signed (7) MIC Secretary receives Executive Chairman, party of Emercon Consolidated Sdn Bhd (8) Minister for Science and Technology receives Executive Vice-President of Itochu Corporation (9) Japan business mission calls on Mayor of Yangon (10) Minister for H & T receives BICB Chief Representative (11) More on parcel bomb
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " 8 April 1997
    Date of publication: 08 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MIC Chairman receives Japanese economic mission (2) 289 members of BCP (Rakhine State) exchange arms for peace to work together in efforts for regional development (3) Secretary-1 meets Chairman U Saw Tun Oo of BCP (Rakhine State) and members (4) Secretary-1 inspects development of Rakhine State (5) Myanmar energy delegation arrives back from ROK (6) Terrorist bomb explosion (7) Seven innocent persons seriously wounded in two separate KNU atrocious acts (8) Minister for S&T receives Ambassador of Israel (9) Ambassador U Tun Ngwe accredited to Belgium
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (81K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 7 April 1997
    Date of publication: 07 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-2 inspects construction of Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami) linking S Okkalapa and Dagon Myothit (North) (2) Minister for Foreign Affairs Leaves for India (3) Myanmar delegation leaves for Philippines (4) Repaved streets put back into service in Dangon Myothit (North) (5) Heroin seized on Kyukok-Muse Road (6) Prizes presented to winners of poem recitation contest (7) Mandalay Hospital, construction of cardiac operation theatre inspected
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (76K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 6 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 06 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) The second Annual General Meeting of the Myanmar Women's Entrepreneurial Association held (2) Secretary-2 meets Lahu and Lishaw nationals (3) Minister for Cooperatives receives Professor of People’s Republic of China (4) Minister for LF inspects fish, prawn breeding centres in Kyauktan, Thakayta (5) Precursor chemicals seized (6) YU’s 89th Convocation (7) Study group of Maungtaw region on tour (8) CICS trainees study National Stadium-1
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 05 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Mercantile Marine Cadet Course CD/24 concludes (2) National Health Committee Chairman inspects renovation of No 2 Military Hospital (3) K 500m Winphanon Dam in Mon State will irrigate 13,500 acres, produce more (4) Myanmar Posts & Telecommunications opens Mandalay-Loikaw digital microwave Link (5) Fossilized remains of primates discovered in central Myanmar (6) Working Group Meeting on WHD Country Profiles continues (7) Heroin seized in Momauk Township (8) Devotees help with work at Tooth Relic Pagoda (Mandalay) (9) Vice-President of FNCCI calls on Minister for Commerce
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 04 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of Daimex Inc (2) Restoration of original appearance, architecture stressed in preservation of cultural heritage of Srikeshtra old city (3) Secretary-2, ministers meet Tatmadawmen, regional authorities, departmental officials in Dawei (4) Minister inspects Chindwin (Yesagyo) Bridge Project (5) Ministers, commander inspect Mandalay International Airport Project (6) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives Japanese photographers of Asahi Kosoku Printing Co (7) MLFDB, Global Commercial Bank of Cambodia sign MoU to set up JV bank (8) Dinner hosted for participants of Working Group Meeting on WHD Country Profiles (9) Excursion team of Mongping region in Southern Shan State arrives
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 03 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects five-storey building for Kyaungtaik in Mayangon Township (2) Hsenwi-Kutkai Road opens (3) Minister for H & T receives President of Tawan E San Co Ltd (4) PRC Goodwill Delegation arrives (5) National Convention Convening Commission meets (6) Ministers inspect unloading of heavy machinery steel beams (7) Phensedyl seized in Kalay Township (8) Opium seized on Mandalay-Myitkyina train
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (77K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 April, 1997
    Date of publication: 02 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Prime Minister of LPDR Mr Khamtay Siphandone and Madame Thongvanh Siphandone and delegation conclude visit (2) Merlion Inter-trade Co Chairman calls on Minister for Hotels and Tourism (3) KMB officials call on MIC Secretary (4) Myanmar delegation arrives back from Indonesia, Vietnam (5) Working Group Meeting on Women’s Health and Development Country Profiles continues (6) Illegal timber seized in Hlegu Township (7) Five drug traffickers get life imprisonment (8) MD of Start Point International calls on Minister for sports
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 1 April 1997
    Date of publication: 01 April 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Prime Minister Senior General Than Shwe meets LPDR Prime Minister Mr Khamtay Siphandone (2) Chairman of MIC receives General Manager of Sumitomo (Yangon Branch) (3) Myanmar committed to further enhancement of status of women to ensure their full participation in endeavours (4) National Health Committee Chairman receives WHO Regional Director (5) Priority being given to progress of regions on western sector of Ayeyawady River for closing development gap (6) Chairman of Vitavas International Co Ltd calls on Minister for Hotels and Tourism (7) Minister receives Singapore Cement GM (8) Minister inspects monosodium glutamate factory (9) Myanmar Olympic Committee Chairman receives Vice-Chairman of Indonesia Olympic Committee (10) 1997/98 Plan Objectives and Targets
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 31 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 31 March 1997
    Date of publication: 31 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Visiting Prime Minister of LPDR and delegation members visit South Nawin Dam, inspect Ayeyawady Bridge (Pyay) Project (2) Secretary-1 inspects construction of Ministry of Transport Dhammayon, building of jetty for coastal trawlers (3) Mann Creek Bridge commissioned into service in Minbu (Sagu) Township (4) Minister Lt-Gen Thein Win receives LPDR Minister (5) Deputy Minister inspects summer paddy cultivation (6) Madame Thongvanh Siphandone visits Shwegondine Day Nursery, Women’s Training School
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 30 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 30 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Prime Minister of Lao PDR Mr Khamtay Siphandone, Madame Thongvanh Siphandone welcomed by Senior General Than Shwe and Daw Kyaing Kyaing (2) Chairman of State Law and Order Restoration Council receives LPDR Prime Minister (3) Secretary-1 calls on LPDR Prime Minister (4) Myanmar and LPDR sign Agreements (5) Minister inspects development of Taikkyi, Hmawby townships (6) Minister for Energy leaves for ROK (7) New auto-telephone exchange inaugurated in Kyauktan Township (8) Minister for Transport inspects extension of Yangon International Airport runway (9) Deputy Minister for Transport inspects Institute of Marine Technology
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (63K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 29 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 29 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MIC Chairman receives Texaco President (2) PRC State Councillor and Secretary-General of State Council tours Taunggyi, Thandwe (3) Military attaches, families visit Defence Services Museum (4) Secretary-2 receives Japan-Myanmar Society for History & Culture Chairman (5) Resettlement of arms-for-peace group members, families and regional development discussed (6) Students of Azin and Kyaikdon regions continue sightseeing (7) C-in-C (Air) receives Defence Attache of Australia
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (66K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 28 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 28 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Commander-in Chief of the Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe delivered an address at the 52nd Anniversary Armed Forces Day (2) Senior General and Madame Than Shwe host 52nd Anniversary Armed Forces Day dinner (3) Myawady TV commences evening programme (4) New offshore well yields gas on commercial-scale (5) Minister for Livestock and Fisheries tours Mandalay Division (6) Myanmar Youth Delegation arrives back
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (65K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 27 March 1997
    Date of publication: 27 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) MIC Chairman receives Malaysian businessman (2) Secretary-1 presents prizes to winners of Myanmar-Singapore goodwill archery contest (3) Secretary-1 receives German parliamentary delegation (4) RCI Chairman of Japan calls on Minister for H & T (5) Armed Forces Day Commemorative Literary and Art Competitions and Exhibition open (6) Nearly 2,200 visit Armed Forces Day Exhibition (7) MP of German calls on Minister for NPED (8) APCDC President calls on Minister for Hotel and Tourism (9) JMSHC President calls on Minister for Transport
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (75K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 26 March 1997
    Date of publication: 26 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to People’s Republic of Bangladesh (2) Prime Minister of LPDR and Madame Thongvanh Siphandone to pay official visit to Myanmar (3) Senior General Than Shwe receives PRC State Councillor and Secretary-General of the State Council Mr Luo Gan (4) Chairman of Mic receives Chairman of Nichimen Co (Hong Kong) Ltd (5) Deputy Prime Minister receives Chairman & CEO of Serting Group (6) PRC State Councillor and Secretary-General of the State Council calls on Secretary-1 (7) Secretary-1 hosts dinner for members of PRC goodwill delegation (8) Agreement on Myanmar-China Border Areas Management and Cooperation signed (9) Secretary-2 met students and teachers of Azin region in Kya-in Seikkyi Township (10) Thallawady-3 double-decker vessel to start operation on Chindwin River (11) Minister for Mines receives Vice-President of CMC Complete Equipment Engineering Co (12) Heroin seized in Homalin (13) Mining sector discussed
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (85K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 25 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 25 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspects exhibits at Defence Services Museum and Tatmadaw Hall (2) MIC Chairman receives C & P Myanmar Chairman (3) Secretary-1 receives entrepreneur of USA (4) PRC State Councillor and Secretary-General of State Council arrives (5) Secretary-1 receives Chairman of Daewoo Group (6) K 15m Minhla passenger and cargo vessel built by Dalla Shipyard Launched (7) Minister U Ohn Gyaw sends felicitations to Foreign Minister of the Hellenic Republic (8) Minister receives Chew Eu Hock Holdings MD (9) Feasibility Study shows existence of 400 million tons of copper deposits (10) Students of Azin and Kyaikdon regions in Kya-in-Seikkyi on excursion in Yangon
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (80K)
    Date of entry/update: 26 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 24 March 1997
    Date of publication: 24 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Ground-breaking ceremony held for $ 202m Thuwunna New Business District Project (2) MEPE, Daewoo Corp sign MoU for feasibility study of Bilin Hydel Power Project (3) Minister for Finance and Revenue receives Chairman of Daewoo Corporation (4) Myanmar-Singapore goodwill archery contest (5) Deputy Minister for Forestry tours Ayeyawady (6) Minister for Mines inspects pearl culture camps in Taninthayi Division (7) Daewoo Chairman calls on Acting Minister for Industry-2 (8) Vice-Chairman of All China Labour Union League and party leave (9) Area for Retrieval of Bell of King Dammazedi inspected (10) U Tin Latt appointed Ambassador to Nepal (11) Cruiseliner ms Bremen with 105 tourists arrives
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 23 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 23 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Pakistan (2) K21m and US $ 3.4m invested in Pan Sea Hotel in Dagon Township (3) Myanmar delegation studies fisheries in Indonesia (4) K 105m Thamaing Overpass inaugurated to ease rush-hour snags (5) Minister U Ohn Gyaw sends felicitations to Pakistan (6) Minister for NPED receives Chairman of Daewoo Group (7) 34 members of armed grounds exchange arms for peace (8) Minister inspects hospitals in Mandalay, Sagaing
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (65K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 22 March 1997
    Date of publication: 22 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 inspects restoration of pagodas, preservation of cultural heritage in Bagan-NyaungU (2) Newly inaugurated Kindat Diversion Dam to irrigate 500,000 acres of cultivated land in Sagaing Division (3) Minister inspects private-owned wood-based factories (4) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives British citizen (5) Minister for Transport receives Director of Jardine Shipping Services (6) Lao National Defence soccer team concludes visit (7) Patron of Mon nationals Professor Dr Nai Pan Hla honoured (8) Maternal and Child Welfare Association signboard unveiled (9) Minister receives Executive Director of Baiyoke Kandawgyi Hotel Co Ltd (10) US war veterans call on Minister for Forestry (11) Yangon University holds 88th Convocation (12) Multiparty Democracy General Election Commission Announcement No 1349.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (88K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 21 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 21 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) State Councillor and Secretary General of PRC Mr Luo Gan to pay official visit to Myanmar (2) Myanmar cooperates with UN agencies on child rights Centuries-old religious, cultural, social guarantees adequate (3) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of Electric and Electronic Association of Malaysia (4) Minister receives Golden Asia President (5) Minister for Transport inspects Ministry’s booth (6) London Myanmar Open from 3 to 6 April (7) Heroin weighing 0.9945 kilo seized in Mandalay (8) Action taken against 447 persons in 297 drug-related cases in February (9) 1.276 kilo of heroin seized in Kachin State (10) Pa-O nationals hold collective novitiation ceremony (11) Minister receives Ambassador of ROK
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (82K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 17 March 1997
    Date of publication: 17 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 gives instructions on offering dry rations to eminent Sayadaws, religious title recipient Sayadaws (2) Personnel in service and retirement get together at MOFA Golden Jubilee (3) Secretary-1 receives officials of Saudi Arabia Delta International (4) Extension of runway at Yangon International Airport inspected (5) Transtel TV Group of Germany to feature Myanmar jade (6) Myanmar Trade delegation leaves for Indonesia, Vietnam (7) Thamaing Overpass to be inaugurated on 22 March (8) Minister for Livestock and Fisheries arrives back from PRC (9) ‘Pyigyimon’ capsizes near Thabeikkyin 10) US Business Affirms Interest in Asean American Delegates, Regional Officials Agree:Don’t Isolate Burma (11) Pre-primary school holds intellectual capability contests
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (100K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 16 March 1997
    Date of publication: 16 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Secretary-1 attends Htidaw-hoisting ceremony of Ugindaw Pagoda in Rathedaung Township, inspects border area development in Rakhine State (2) Secretary-1, ministers attend hitdaw-hoisting ceremonies of Dhamma Razika Alodawpyi Pagoda, Zeyathiri Tatu Pagoda in Maungtaw (3) Secretary-2 attends inauguration ceremonies of Dagon Tower, Myenigon Plaza, Dagon Centre (4) Cottage Industries Dept, Anita Asia Ltd sign land lease agreement for women’s garment factory (5) Minister for Finance and Revenue tours Kawthoung
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 15 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 15 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Government fulfilling food, clothing and shelter needs, arranging for livelihood of those exchanging arms for peace (2) Deputy Prime Ministers inspect hotel projects (3) Secretary-2 inspects Hline River (Insein) and Ngamoeyeik River (Parami) bridge project (4) Minister for Forestry inspects Ahlon Saw Mill 2, Division forest Department Director’s office (5) Thai delegation studies Yadana, Yetagun Natural Gas Projects in Taninthayi Division (6) Minister inspects irrigation facilities (7) Minister for NPED receives Asian Chemical Industry Study Team (8) 19th Working Group Meeting of RCA concludes
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (67K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 12 March, 1997
    Date of publication: 12 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) General Maung Aye, Lt-Gen Khin Nyunt inspect regional peace, development in Kayin State (2) Seminar on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic commences (3) Military Attache of Embassy of PRC (4) MIC Chairman receives D-G of Investment Promotion, France (5) MR, YMEC sign contract for purchase of rolling stock with US $50-million loan (6) 19th Working Group Meeting of RCA continues (7) Raw opium weighing 1.244 kilos seized in Mandalay (8) PT Myanmar Co Ltd presents gold paint
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (79K)
    Date of entry/update: 25 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 11 March 1997
    Date of publication: 11 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) projects, Nyaungdon Kyun Reclamation Project (2) Deputy C-in-C Defence Services receives Military Attaches of Malaysian Embassy (3) 19th Working Group Meeting of Regional Cooperative Agreement for Asia and the Pacific (RCA) held (4) Dinner hosted in honour of gem merchants (5) PRC company to produce 300,000 concrete sleepers yearly in Myitnge (6) Sin Hoe Le opens new head office (7) Over 397,000 appear for BEHS exam (8) Minister receives Wa national leader
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" (selection) 9 March 1997
    Date of publication: 09 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Farmers Urged to work hard for development of agriculture... (2) Runway of Yangon International Airport under extension for landing of Boeing-747-400s... (3) Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee of India concludes visit... (4) Secretary-l receives President of Tasaki Shinju Co Ltd... (5) Secretary-1 receives scholars... (6) Secretary-1 attends International Women’s Day ceremony... (7) Minister for Mines observes sale of jade lots... (8) Myanmar delegation leaves for Rome... (9) MCB, Public Bank of Malaysia sign MoU to establish JV bank.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (67K)
    Date of entry/update: 23 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 8 March 1997
    Date of publication: 08 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe receives Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee of India (2) Deputy C-in-C of Defence Services receives Military Attaches of Chinese Embassy (3) Secretary-l receives Asia Pacific Director of UNHCR (4) Tasaki Shinju President calls on MIC Chairman (5) President of Terrace Gold NL (Australia) calls on Minister for Mines (6) Minister for Transport receives Vice-Governor of Yunnan Province (7) Minister receives SAI MD (8) K 2.5m TV retransmission equipment, walkie-talkies for MTRD (9) Yunnan delegation calls on Minister for Rail Transportation (10) Australian company to explore for gold in Kalaw area
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (78K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 5 March 1997
    Date of publication: 05 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee of India and Chief of Army Staff arrives... (2) Vice-Chairman of the State Law and Order Restoration Council receives Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee of India... (3) Secretary-1 receives Vice-Chairman of Religious Bureau of PRC... (4) General Maung Aye hosts dinner in honour of General S Roychowdhury and party of India... (5) Wa nationals study group continues excursion tour.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (68K)
    Date of entry/update: 23 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 4 March 1997
    Date of publication: 04 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe previews 34th Myanmar Gems Emporium... (2) Deputy Prime Minister receives President of East Asia Gold Corp of Canada... (3) Japan agrees to grant Yen 4b to Myanmar as debt relief aid... (4) Communications facilities in Ayeyawad and Magway Divisions inspected... (5) Minister for Hotels and Tourism receives President of Myanmar MCG Corporation... (6) Myanmar delegation leaves for China... (7) Minister receives Deputy President of Guangdong New Technology Import & Export Zhuhai Corp... (8) Cooperation with Indonesia in mining sector discussed.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (73K)
    Date of entry/update: 23 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 3 March 1997
    Date of publication: 03 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to King Hassan II of Morocco... (2) Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Republic of Bulgaria... (3) Secretary-1 receives President of Myanmar MCG Corporation Ltd... (4) Myanmar fully prepared to improve linkages in all modes transport with all countries in and outside the region... (5) Members of Sangha, nationals of Wa Region arrive far study tour... (6) Minister for Transport arrives back from Thailand.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: SLORC
    Format/size: pdf (69K)
    Date of entry/update: 23 March 2009


    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar " (selection) 2 March 1997
    Date of publication: 02 March 1997
    Description/subject: (1) Minister inspects forest conservation works in Magway, Mandalay Divisions (2) Minister inspects Paunglaung Hydro-electric Power Proiect (3) Prawn production of Annawadevi Fisheries Production and General Trading Enterprise inspected (4) Measures for eradicating mosquitoes, flies taken in Ahlon Township (5) Anti-government armed group member returns via embassy (6) MCDC holds third four-monthly meeting
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
    Format/size: pdf (74K)
    Date of entry/update: 01 April 2009


  • Text versions of news from "The New Light of Myanmar" (Myanmar.com site)
    This is the only source of text versions for 2012. I was unable to browse back before September 2011.

    Websites/Multiple Documents

    Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" - text version on the Myanmar.com website
    Description/subject: This link goes to the current and 6 previous issues. To access earlier issues, click on the earliest date displayed, which takes you to the previous week (back to September 2011). It is rather laborious if you want issues early in the year. The page search engine did not work the times I tried it.
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Myanmar
    Format/size: html
    Date of entry/update: 24 March 2009