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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 21 January, 2018
Date of publication: 21 January 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 20 January, 2018
Date of publication: 20 January 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 19 January 2018
Date of publication: 19 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Dr. Aye Maung remanded in custody in Sittway prison...Sustainable development forum for ethnics held in Nay Pyi Taw...Pyithu Hluttaw discussess upgrading roads and bridges...Amyotha Hluttaw meeting discusses public housing, municipal law...Message of Greetings from State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to the Ethnic Sustainable Development Forum...Ethnic Sustainable Development Forum held...Meeting on National Planning Bill and Union Budget Bill...9,800 yaba tablets seized in Myawady...Additional fraud of Ks270million revealed in rice trading case...Automobile market remains cool as traders observe market in early 2018...Dr. Aye Maung remanded in custody in Sittway prison...Meeting held for repatriation affairs in Sittway...Myanmar Plays Host to Asia’s leading Cycling Event...Southern Shan State wins KBZ Bank U13 Girl’s Tournament...Much-anticipated MNL match today between Shan and Magwe...Members of ARSA Terrorist Group.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: World Bank to support interest-free loan for Myanmar’s electricity sector...UMFCCI officials meet Thai businessmen for border trade promotion...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Union Election Commission Chairman opens Yangon forum...Foreign Head of State sends felicitation to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Union Attorney-General receives ambassadors...JICA SME Two-Step Loan Seminar held in Nay Pyi Taw...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President’s OfficeOrder 8/2018...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President’s OfficeOrder 9/2018....."OPINION": "Process of repatriation of displaced Myanmar residents from Bangladesh"..... ARTICLES: " Preparation For Dangers of Imminent Earthquakes" - By Maung Thaung Win [Ex-Diplomat]
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (8.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 18 January 2018
Date of publication: 18 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Seven killed, 12 injured in MraukU riot...State Counsellor sends condolences for victims of Rakhine State riot...Budget for fiscal year gap discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Pyithu Hluttaw to discuss motivation of civil servants...Bridges, wildlife and English teaching discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw...Charges filed against MP, writer following their talk in Yathedaung, Rakhine State...Maung Taw District Deputy Commissioner U Ye Htut meets repatriates in border areas...Gov’t to submit final application for Bagan to UNESCO by January end...Company license registration fee to be reduced for small-business owners...Media conference held to prevent weekly killings of elephants...Domestic gold price on upward trend...Vice President U Myint Swe attends Private Sector Development Committee meeting...Implementation committee on recommendations on Rakhine State prepares to compile its 4-month report...Lisu Traditional New Year Festival opens in Putao...JMC-U holds 14th meeting at NRPC (Yangon)...Budget for fiscal year gap discussed at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...24th City Mart supermarket to be launched in Yangon...Myanmar attends FIFA Executive Football Summit...Southern Shan, Magwe in final of KBZ Bank U13 Girls’ Tournament.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: CPI, inflation increase in December...State Counsellor receives Chinese Vice Foreign Minister and Major General, Deputy Chief of Staff...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Singaporean Ambassador...Foreign Head of State sends felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chinese Foreign Vice Minister...Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Tha Aung receives Singaporean Ambassador... Norwegian Ambassador, UNDP Country Director call on Union Minister...UEC Chairman U Hla Thein observes advance voting in Finland Embassy in Myanmar...U Kyaw Tin receives ILO Deputy Director-General...Third Myanmar-China (2+2) High Level Consultations held in Nay Pyi Taw...Members of ARSA Terrorist Group....."OPINION": "Implementation of urban development".....ARTICLES: "Lisu Traditional New Year FestivalThe Festival of “Climbing Ladder of Knives”..." - U Lay Gyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.0MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 17 January 2018
Date of publication: 17 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Security agencies warned not to use State security garb...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw discusses budget for 6-month FY gap...Vice President U Myint Swe inspects progress of Chindwin Bridge...Trade volume at Maungtaw Trade Zone exceeds target...800 Star tortoises will release to indigenous native lands of Minsone Taung and Shwesettaw wildlife conservations...Village development plan to be conducted spending K10 million for a village...Lisu traditional New Year festival and 60th anniversary of Putao Lisu Literature and Cultural Committee...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Office of the President Order 7/2018...One more political party applies for registration...Public announcement for remonstration...Yangon gov’t collects over Ks1,600 million as tax on gold products...Yaba worth Ks353.6 billion seized from 9,544 cases in 2017...Illegal drugs worth over Ks240 million seized in Hsenwi...Public suggestions sought on Communication Service Licence fee change...Sithu Aung is top scorer in Myanmar National League 2018...KBZ Bank Girls’ U13 Tournament 2018 final to be played tomorrow.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Repatriation of refugees to commence next Tuesday...Myanma Foreign Trade Bank (MFTB) expands financialservices...Mandalay registers high inflow of tourists in 2017...First MIC meeting issues 3 permits, 4 endorsements...Myanmar earned $10.1 million from cashew nut exports...Over 100 foreign businesses enter manufacturing sector this FY...Border trade at Muse gate up by $206 million this FY...Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs Ministry discusses repatriation efforts of displaced persons from Bangladesh...Lao PM visits Shwedagon, Thilawa SEZ...Names of more than 1,300 ARSA terrorists sent to Bangladesh...U Myo Nyunt, the Chairperson of the Constitutional Tribunal, receives the Ambassador of Singapore in Nay Pyi Taw...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Foreign Head of State sends felicitation to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi....."OPINION": "Preparedness for natural disasters".....ARTICLES: "YBS,Water Bus, School Bus and Yangon in 2017" - By Hsu Hnin Lei
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 16 January 2018
Date of publication: 16 January 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw begins regular session ...PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw to discuss 26 bills, 9 proposals, 172 questions in 7th session...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw resumes regular session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister inspects for issuing NVCs in Sittway...Betel leaf cultivators earn handsome profits ...Customs Department seizes over Ks3b in contraband...Ceremonies of 66th Kayah State Day being commemorated...A fire breaks out at Pioneer Club in Mandalay...Mung bean, red gram prices fall in domestic market...Vice President U Myint Swe attends 2018 Naga Traditional New Year ceremony...TMH Co to start stock trading on YSX with the base price of Ks3,000...Chicken meat, eggs distributed from Shan Yoma livestock breeding zone...Public talk on Youth Sector All Round Development held in Yangon ...Bike tour held to develop CBT in Gaw Yin Gyi Island...YCDC celebrates 16th anniversary of City FM..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw welcomes Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith...State Counsellor, Laotian PM witness signing of MoUs...State Counsellor hosts dinner in honor of Laotian delegation...Rice exports increase by $480 million this FY...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Head of State send felicitation to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Lao PM, wife and delegation arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...LPDR Prime Minister’s wife visits in Nay Pyi Taw...Over 17,000 Asian water birds found in Indawgyi Lake ...Opening of Myanmar Insurance Association office and signing MoUs with foreign insurance school....."OPINION": "Beneficial aid provided by good friends.....ARTICLES: "Every Individual Can Enjoy Human Rights, And The Disabled Can Do Likewise" - Dr Khine Khine Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 15 January 2018
Date of publication: 15 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nagas celebrate New Year...Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw on the 66th Kayah State Day Celebrations Ceremony (15th January 2018 )...Repatriation camps will be ready on time, say officials...MRF to help businessmen in rice sector obtain govt loans...Gemological Institute of Myanmar, gems laboratory, opened yesterday...Ecotourism of Hkakabo Razi region gaining momentum ...Volunteers undergo training for humanitarian services...Local people in Ye Township provided with free healthcare services...Remote-controlled bomb discovered at 105th-mile Trade Zone...New Generation Leadership in Substance Use Prevention training opened...Yoma Yangon International Marathon 2018 on 21 January...Rice prices rise in domestic market this harvest season...Police continue investigation of possible suicide at bank ...Raw jade stones seized in Hpakan...Construction of Hpa-an home for the aged 90 percent complete...Women arrested for drug trafficking in Mokaung, Kachin State...10th Rakhine traditional carriage pulling ceremony to be held in Sittway...21 trainees attend snacks, juice making course...Watercolour painting exhibition in Mandalay...Kadu ethnic cultural festival to be held...Yangon beat Hanthawady in MPT MNL 2018...City Stars FC changed its name to Royal Thanlyin FC in League II of MPT MNL 2018.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar, Japan hold 2nd Sakura Festival...Export income from garment sector reaches $1.86 billion this FY...Myanmar sees slight decrease in value of forest product exports...Consumer good imports by private traders up by over $450 million...Curriculum Vitaé of H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic...Curriculum Vitaé of Mrs. Naly Sisoulith Spouse of the Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic...ADB Launches Instagram Photo Contest on Development Progress in the Mekong Subregion...Nanda Lin Kyaw Chit joins Thailand premier league-1 side PT Prachuap....."OPINION": "Auspicious signs of the sound of weaving.....ARTICLE: "Corruption Issue We All Must Eradicate In Cooperation" - Than Phyo Naing
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 14 January 2018
Date of publication: 14 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President attends bridge opening in Kachin State...Vice President U Myint Swe visits Leshi, Lahe and Nanyun towns...Repatriation, resettlement clarified to people in Sittway, Rakhine State...NVC issued to residents in Sittway Aung Mingalar Ward...Migratory birds continue to visit Meiktila Lake... One-year Research Ethic Diploma Course to be launched next year...No injuries in 3-truck crash on Yangon-Mandalay old road...Community Centre opens in Hpa-an District, Kayin State...Donation given to Tipitakadhara Tipitaka Kovida Examination Sayadaws and monks...Mingaladon Garden Orchid Exhibition (2018) in Yangon...Youth Leadership Training Programme opens in Yangon...Quakes in January a warning to prepare for possible strong tremor: MEC...Magwe ties Myawady in 3rd match of MPT MNL 2018...KBZ Bank U-13 Girls Tournament quarterfinal matches today...Behind the success.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar earns $10.7 billion from exports...Border trade valued at US$ 6 billion...Imports of intermediate goods up $1.4 billion in current FY...Indian Coast Guard Ships to visit Yangon...Foreign Minister of Japan and delegation return to Japan...Japanese Foreign Minister observes reconstruction worksin Maungtaw...Enthusiasts invited to apply for full research ethics training scholarships....."OPINION": "Bringing about peace, stability and development"..... ARTICLES: "Clarification Statement on the Year 2017" - Aung Htoo... "Enhancing Myanmar’s Tourism" - Hnin Su Wai
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.5 MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 13 January 2018
Date of publication: 13 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President, First Lady visit Kaunghmulon Pagoda in Machanbaw, Kachin State...Public Announcement for remonstration...Sitagu Asia Royal eye specialist team to visit Maungtaw District, Rakhine State...Vice President U Myint Swe attends 18thMyanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners’ Conference...Notification on unpredictable earthquakes that could cause deaths and damages...Current MNL Champion Shan United draws Zwekapin United...Ceremony to open Monywa Stadium as home of Sagaing FC.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japan aid for peace, upgrading railways, reconciliation...Plans made for systematic repatriation of refugees...State Counsellor receives Professor Richard Boucher...Japan aid for peace, upgrading railways, reconciliation...ome 200 tonnes of turmeric roots exported to China last month...Myanmar entrepreneurs to attend National Dairy Festival 2018 in Thailand...Bangladesh increases import of ginger from Myanmar by sea...Individual trade at Myawady border exceeds Ks24 billion this FY...Sea trade, border gates see increase in rice exports in December...Japan will support the peace building efforts in Myanmar to the best of its abilities: Mr. Toro Kono...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister...Foreign Minister of Japan visits Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ)...The Second Sakura Festival, Myanmar to be celebrated soon....."OPINION": "A Socio-Economic Reform"..... ARTICLES: "SMEs and a Variety of Myanmar Economic Patterns" - By Maung Myo Chit [University of Economy] - "Towards a New Global Compact on Migration" - By António Guterres
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 12 January 2018
Date of publication: 12 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UEHRD leads preparation to receive displaced persons in Rakhine State...Employers, employees voice objections to proposed minimum wage...Ethnic excursion members visit Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw...MOI launches Online News Portal, Digital Newspaper...Pre-coordination meeting held for 18th Myanmar Traditional Practitioners’ Conference...Message of Greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw on the occasion of the 18th Anniversary of the Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference and Seminar...UEHRD leads preparation to receive displaced persons in Rakhine State...Food from hospital eateries pass FDA test...Ministry to build 4 bridges to aid local commodity flow...Situation schools which were closed following terrorist attacks on 25th August in 2017...Kaung Yar Village in Hpakant Township celebrates 70th Kachin State Day...Employers, employees voice objections to proposed minimum wages...Emergency PPST meeting held to resolve disagreements in national-level political dialogue preparation process stages...Kayin State receives more visitors...Dredging Chindwin River to be launched in February...Mandalay traffic accidents kill over 700 people in 2017...Yaba worth Ks20 million seized in Katha...Lisu traditional Khawshi New Year Festival to be held...Sedona Hotel Yangon hosts First Myanmar Food Festival...100 youths receive retail service skills...Samsung launches new Galaxy A8 Smartphone with Dual Front Camera and Large Infinity Display...Sagaing United ties Rakhine United in opening match of MNL...Yangon revels in win over Shan United.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Mekong-Lancang riverside security cooperation begins in Yangon...VP U Myint Swe returns from Cambodia...Korea-Myanmar friendship bridge (Dala) project launched...Chair of Amyotha Hluttaw Education Promotion Committee meets local teachers in Maungtaw...External trade income rose by $3.99 billion this FY...Bilateral trade with India hits over $939 million this FY...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Foreign Minister of Japan, delegation arrive...Prime Minister of Laos to visit Myanmar...Phase 1 of JICA SME two-step loan project implemented....."OPINION": "Youth, all-round development and national interest".....ARTICLES: "Performances of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission" - By Su Thet Hmu [Mayangone]
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3 MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 11 January 2018
Date of publication: 11 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister meets MPHA delegation in Nay Pyi Taw...Endangered Irrawaddy dolphin found dead in Katha ...Reuters reporters charged with Official Secrets Act...Dee Doke waterfalls elephant camp to be opened in Pyin Oo Lwin... Housing project for retired employees to be launched in Mandalay...Drugs and weapons seized in Eastern Shan State...Fresh butter beans enter Mandalay market at high price...Stock trading volume on YSX declines this week...Kachin State Day celebrated in Myitkyina...Schools to reopen in Maungtaw...Dentists from UDM-Yangon provide care in Magway...Villagers, security forces involved in killings of 10 armed Muslims...Public Talk to be held at Community Centre in Hpa-An...New players developed by School of Football.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar pledges cooperation with Mekong River countries: U Myint Swe...State Counsellor receives Philippines’ Arroyo, S’pore Ambassador...Work begins on buildings to house refugees...Over 5,000 tourism, transport licences issued until December 2017...Myanmar’s pickled tea leaves, assorted peas retain strong market share in Europe...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor...Senior General receives Gen. Koji Yamazaki of Japan, German Ambassador...Amyotha Hluttaw speaker receives Singapore Ambassador....."OPINION": " Those who create fruitless results "Those who create fruitless results".....ARTICLES: "Welcome to the Festival of 66th Anniversary Kayah State Day!" - By Maung Tin Hlaing [Hotel & Tourism]
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 10 January 2018
Date of publication: 10 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Plan for bridging fiscal year gap...Message of greetings sent by President U Htin Kyaw to the Kachin State Day Celebrations Ceremony...Finance Commission meets in Nay Pyi Taw......Government subsidies help enhance livestock sector...Businessmen demand screening of wheat imports...Chin State elephant foot yams fail to meet foreign demand...Agricultural department encourages Sterculia gum cultivation...Experts suspect ancient buildings found in Wundwin are from Innwa and early Konebaung era...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw joint committee discusses accounting bill...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission releases statement on Terrorist Attacks...Central committee, work committees hold coordinating meeting to discuss second Hluttaw seventh regular session...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing hosts dinner in honour of Chief of Defence Force of Singapore Armed Forces...Chair of Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee meets members of Connect to Everyone Association...Finance Commission meets in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Parliamentary Union meeting (1/2018) held in Nay Pyi Taw...Rock N Roll Journey for Emperor fans.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Vice President U Myint Swe arrives in Cambodia...National Planning bill for six-month transition period before new FY discussed...Over 1,600 tonnes of honey exported to foreign countries...Myanmar eyes border trade worth US$640 million through Chinshwehaw gate...Foreign passengers using circular railway double this year...Melon prices continue to decline in Muse border trade zone...Foreign Head of State sends felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Ministry of Border Affairs, GRET sign MoU...Muse border trade up by $198 million this FY....."OPINION": "Upgrade major driving force of the national economy".....ARTICLES: "Smokeless Industry Which Will Promptly Fulfill National Deficit" - By Khin Maung Htay [Education]
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 9 January 2018
Date of publication: 09 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Soaked in Yangon...Towards a future federal Union...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw joint bill committee meeting held...Union Supreme Court sits to pass judgment, hear cases...Hand-over ceremony of Assembled Board Houses (100) units held in Nay Pyi Taw...Rehabilitation course for drug addicts opened in Mandalay...Mandalay Zaygyo market to undergo repair...Cable car of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda becomes popular among pilgrims...Construction of grandstand seating is 50% completed...1,590 hotels, guest houses operational in Myanmar ...The untimely rain triggers onion price rise in Yangon market...UNFC willing to seek ways for reaching agreement on remaining points ...Rakhine State Chief Minister conducts field visit...Technical Training School (Hpa An) conducts courses...The third day of Children’s Literature Festival continues in Yangon...Prize awarding ceremony for sports competition winners in Children’s Literature Festival (Yangon)...Long-term upgrading of Twantay Canal project to cost Ks9,000 million..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chief of Defence Force of Singapore Armed Forces, Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Navy...State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Sayadaws receive PRC Buddhist delegation...Over 430 tonnes of avocados exported in first nine months of the current fiscal year...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President U Htin Kyaw...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye receives Bangladesh Ambassador...US Embassy condemns ARSA attack on Myanmar security forces...Long-term upgrading of Twantay Canal project to cost Ks9,000 million....."OPINION": "State Counsellor’s address on Youth Policy" - .....ARTICLES: "Motor Vehicle Policy of Great Importance for the Nation" - Ti Kyi Maung ...: Cooperation to curb Asia’s climate risks still too rare – scientists: - Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 8 January, 2018
Date of publication: 08 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Media group collecting news in Maungtaw, Rakhine State...Daingnet people celebrate national day...Children awarded for good storytelling...Children get free food at Literature Festival...Over 4,900 children participate in literature festival games...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker opens new concrete road in Myawady, Kayin State...Second Engineering Council formation ceremony launches in Yangon...Chin State Chief Minister vows to conserve the natural beauty of Chin State...Persons holding over Ks2 million in CHDB can apply for low-cost apartments...Automobile entrepreneurs want Yangon Region government to allow night parking at car dealing stations...Gold price bounces back after three weeks...Children’s Literature...Festival sees more visitors...2 arrested for smuggling forest products...Humanitarian aid arrives for IDPs in Kyaukme...Asia World Foundation responds to call by UEHRD and contributes not-for-profit road project in Rakhine...Police seize illegal substances worth Ks74 million in Khamti Township...Yangon secured MFF Charity Cup 2018 by penalty shoot...1,000 Shan United fans gain free admission to Charity Cup 2018.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar-ROK trade exceeds $458 million in current FY...Rice export by sea increased to over 33,800 tonnes...Trade with China from Kengtung border decrease in current FY....."OPINION": "Transparent initiatives of Central Bank of Myanmar" - ..." Feng Yingqiu" - Dr. Aung Soe @ Aung Kyaw Moe..... ARTICLES: "Building a Democratic Nation by Agreeing to Differ" - Thein Tun (IR)..."Myanmar works for sustainable tourism development" - Feng Yingqiu
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 7 January 2018
Date of publication: 07 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President opens Children’s Literature Festival in Yangon...UEHRD sends tents to Rakhine for use in repatriation...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends unveiling of Bogyoke statue...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker attends Children’s Literature Festival in Myawaddy...YPS card system to be installed in 4,000 YBS buses...Live pangolins, turtles seized in Sagaing...Over 30,000 city taxis registered by January 2018...Opium powder, yaba pills worth Ks6.9 million seized in Mohnyin...MIC approves over Ks3 trillion in domestic investments...Myanmar students excel in science competition...Ceremony for Prize in Poetry Recitation held in Yangon...Packed first day of Children’s Literature Festival, exhibition and book sales Yangon...Car sales fall significantly despite decrease in slip prices...KBZ Bank U-13 Girls Tournament 2018 begins...Yangon youth team builds confidence in football friendly.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Five tonnes of chemical-free vegetables to be exported daily...Land use problems slow development of livestock sector...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor ...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio...Rice exporter accused of defrauding businessmen of Ks5.3 billion....."OPINION": "The Year 2018 when the government must work hard with the people!" - .....ARTICLES: "Textile and Garment Industry of Importance for Socio-Economic Development" - Ti Kyi Maung..."ETHICS IN MEDICAL RESEARCH" - Aung Soe (a) Aung Kyaw Moe....."SUNDAY SPECIALS" : "Good Health towards Wealth" - Khin Moh Moh Aung..."Basic English Grammar for Basic Students" - Lesson 34: Sentences (2): Types of Statements..."How to Attain Mental Health for Teachers (4)" - Dr. Nu Nu Win..."Bagan:Then & Now" - James Perry..."Life-saving Wachet Hospital in Sagaing" - Sayar Mya (MOFA)..."Goodwill or Suffering" - Nwe Phyo (Cherry land)....."SUNDAY COMICS": "ha ha" - Htoo..."People will be People" - Maung Shwe Win..."Sunday Jokes" - Maung Maung Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (8MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 6 January 2018
Date of publication: 06 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Youth Policy released...Colourful booths to be exhibited at Children’s Literature Festival in Yangon...Myanmar Youth Policy released...Thura U Shwe Mann receives ambassadors to Myanmar...11 million stimulant tablets seized in Maungtaw in 2017...Winter onion & potato plantation damaged by unexpected rain...Yaba, Ice worth over Ks600 million seized...Two people on motorcycle killed in collision with Trailer in Bago...Six dies, one injured in landslide in Myanmar’s northern state...FDA conducts surprise check at Theingyi Market, Yuzana Plaza...Children’s Literature Festival in Botahtaung aims to instil love of reading, discourage internet games...Winter onion, potato plantation damaged by unseasonal rains...Displaced persons provided with relief items in Kyaukme Township...Mandalay District sees unbalanced police-to-public ratio...Five security personnel injured in ambush attack in Northern Rakhine...Six jade scavengers died in slag-heap collapse in Hpakant Township.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: UEHRD talks with US, UN on Rakhine repatriation...State Counsellor discusses honorary consuls over trade promotion...Agreement on Cooperation on Projects of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Special Fund inked...Chief Justice of the Union U Htun Htun Oo receives Singapore Ambassador to Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw...Tourists visit Myanmar via Tachilek border gate...Exports via Myeik border gate surpass imports...Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman receives US Ambassador Scot Marciel...I had the opportunity to discover the various aspects of the world’s political and economic situations: Ma Yae Taing Sein...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor....."OPINION": "Vital investment for national development".....ARTICLE: "Successful change from . . ." - By Aye Maung Kyaw
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.0MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 5 January 2018
Date of publication: 05 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Independence Day celebrated in Maungtaw, Buthidaung...President hosts 70th Anniversary Independence Day dinner...Nay Pyi Taw celebrates 70th Independence Day... 70th Anniversary Independence Day flag hoisting, saluting ceremony held in Yangon...Ceremony to confer titles for bravery...NLD HQ celebrates 70th Anniversary Independence Day...Runner hit by a speeding car in Mandalay...Myingyan Combined-Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant begins feeding 143MW to National Grid...Yellow-breasted bunting added to critically endangered species...MPTA to request govt to scale down sulphur levels...Pyapon post office earns Ks17.1 million within nine months...Children’s Literature Festival to be held 6-8 January in Yangon...Interviewing officials of Children’s Literature Festival Yangon...Tatmadaw captures KIA posts...Outstanding students from Myanmar placed in top-9 of Go Green in City 2017 competition...70th Independence Day celebrated nationwide...Sagaing United, MNL’s newest team, to be officially introduced to public...Shan United ready for Charity Cup 2018.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Profit-sharing between rubber employers, employees fixed at 4:6 ratio...State honoured us for defending the sovereignty of the nation – Lt. Col Thura Zaw Lwin Soe...President hosts 70th Anniversary Independence Day dinner...SG Min Aung Hlaing attends ceremony to hand out medals, certificates...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to President...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to State Counsellor ....."OPINION": "Political resolution of 70th anniversary Independence Day".....ARTICLE: "Keep Our Independence Perpetuated" - By Htun Tin Htun
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 4 January 2018
Date of publication: 04 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 2nd National-level Political Dialogue’s CSO Peace Forum continues in Nay Pyi Taw...Botahtaung BEHS No.6 to host Children’s Literature Festival...New Year Dhamma Donation Ceremony continues in Yangon...Four guns lost during ARSA attacks in Maungtaw discovered...Independence Day message from the president...Opening ceremony of independence movement, international film festival held in Yangon...Painting show to mark the new year opened...Yangon Zoo hosts 1.5 million visitors last year...New Year Festival of Larhu Ethnic People held...The Sixth Literature Talk in Mawlu being held...New homes to benefit ethnic Mro people...Over 70 people die in road accidents in Myeik district in 2017...Armed groups attack regional HQ in Kachin State.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chinese national involves in gambling ring arrested in Myitkyina...China imports honey from Muse border...International Finished Gemstone and Jewellery Exhibition...Government exports increased by $572 million in current FY....."OPINION": "Independence Day and National Obligation" - By Maung Khaing Mar [upper Minhla], "Myanmar’s Independence and Myanmar politics".....ARTICLE: " The role of pen and sword in regaining Myanmar Independence" - By Maha Saddhamma Jotika Dhaja, Sithu Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 3 January 2018
Date of publication: 03 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Minimum wage set at Ks4,800 per day...Repatriation, resettlement on track...2nd National-level Political dialogue’s CSO peace forum held in Nay Pyi Taw...Opening ceremony of computer training school held by Daw Khin Kyi Foundation...Malikha river crossing bridge to be opened soon...Meeting on IDP camps, freedom of movement matters held in Rakhine State...Arrangements are being made to allow repatriates to earn their living without any difficulty: Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye...Repatriation, resettlement on track...YBS bidding winner to be announced 10 Jan...Yangon government to sell over 1,200 low-cost, affordable apartments...66th anniversary of Kayah State Day to be celebrated in Loikaw...Narcotic drugs worth Ks 330 million seized in Katha...Slight earthquake hits near Sagaing Region’s Kalewa...Licences for over 300 jewellery mining blocks to expire this month.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: YSX stock trading value in 2017 falls to one-third of 2016...Private sector imports of intermediate goods up by $1.48 billion...Efforts being made to export locally produced coconut oil to Europe...Cyber-savvy students bring honour to Myanmar...Myanmar’s 9-month border trade reaches $5.6 billion, an increase of $170million...Bilateral trade with China hit US$6.3 billion in first seven months of current FY...Online trading on YSX to start this month....."OPINION": "An extra-ordinary characteristic of national sovereignty".....ARTICLE: "Myanmar Independence Day for us to admire and value" - By Pantaung Than Kywe
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 2 January 2018
Date of publication: 02 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 18,000 monks consecrate Shwedagon President U Htin Kyaw, First Lady, attend holy ceremony, provide offerings to 18,000 monks...Umbrella and diamond orb fixed at Nan Oo Pagoda in Ayeyawady Region...Yangon Region Government holds New Year Dhamma Donation Ceremony...Fresh pigeon pea supplies fail to stimulate market...18,000 monks consecrate Shwedagon...Over 1,200 patients receive free eye treatment in Indaw, Katha District...Railway accidents rise in 2017-2018 FY...Electrical fire engulfs hostel in NgaputawMyanmar’s trade with EU hit over US$1.35 billion as of October this FY...India-Myanmar bilateral border trade continues to decrease...Union Minister Nai Thet Lwin meets ethnic culture officials in Hpa-an...Golden umbrella hoisted atop Myenitaung Pagoda...116 died, 863 injured in 555 traffic accidents on highway in 2017.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Maungtaw border trade zone conducts trade worth US$2 million...Students bring home glory at world’s 1st Global Robotics Competition...Interview with Myanmar students who bring home glory the world’s first Global Robotics Competition....."OPINION": "Auspicious New Year to bring about a Union strong and great".....ARTICLE: "Harmonious steps" - By Min Thein (Nay Pyi Taw)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 1 January, 2018
Date of publication: 01 January 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President’s New Year Message...Sitagu Sayadaw sends New Year Message...New Year Greeting Message from Dr. Bhaddanta Nanda Marla Bhivamsa...Volunteers for Literary Conference 2017 honoured...New Year Greetings from Vice President U Myint Swe for 2018...New Year Greetings from Vice President U Henry Van Thio for 2018...New Year Greeting Message from U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw...New Year Day Message from Mahn Win Khaing Than, Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw...New Year Message of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on January 1, 2018...New Year wishes by religious leaders...New Year Greetings by celebrities...New Year weather forecast...Peace Commission working towards achieving more progress...Peace makers’ New Year wishes...Prices of shrimp paste high in domestic market...31st convocation ceremony of Yazin University of Veterinary Science held...More village-owned fishponds for Maungtaw region...Thandwe District Association (Yangon) holds annual gathering...Children’s literature festivals to be held...YBS-16 express bus catches fire on Yangon-Mandalay expressway .....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Minister inspects Myanmar International Radio...Dream World Lighting Festival launches in Mdy...More than 1,000 tons of watermelon likely to be shipped to Hong Kong this FY...MOLIP shows approval for Chinshwehaw as International Land Border Checkpoint...Coconut export to Thailand up by 15 per cent this year...China increases import of corns from Myanmar...Myanmar Real Estate Services Association requests the gov’t to slash income tax...Businesspersons request gov’t to reduce lending and deposit rates....."OPINION": "Meaningful Independence".....ARTICLE: "Pledging Allegiance to the Flag" - By Yone Phyu Lay
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2018