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Government allotments to repair damaged rail lines

Ministry of Railway has submitted a proposal for the allotment of the Union Government to repair damaged rail routes as some rail routes are devastated by flood all over Myanmar, revealed in State-own media Rail routes which are devastated by the Flood are...

JICA loan JV 24 billion for Ministry of Railway

According to the Hluttaw press release Ministry of Railway will have Japan Yen 24 billion loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA to upgrade the Yangon circular railway. Seven representatives discussed on the 83rd day of 12th regular session in the...

MoU for Myanmar-china Cultural Exchange Centres

An MoU will be signed in this month between Myanmar and China to establish a cultural exchange centre with the aim to understand each cultures, per source of the responsible person of Ministry of Culture. “We are now discussing the matter. The Chinese are willing to...

MULTI-DEVELOPMENT OF TOUR DESTINATIONS

It is essential to modernize trips as the new trips are explored in respective Regions and States to develop Myanmar tourism, learnt from Myanmar Tourism Entrepreneurs Association.”As the transportation system is better than that of previous time, the distance...

Mandalay-Bagan-Yandabo Day Cruise

Mandalay-Bagan-Yandabo Day Cruise trip which runs every Tuesday and lasts twelve hours is described for audiences who enjoy cruise trip. Detail information of the trip is to give informa­tion of visitors at Gawwane Jetty, Mandalay at 6am and the cruise trip will start...

Myanmar enjoys upswing in golf tourism

Oliver Slow, Yangon, 2015 MORE golfers are teeing off on Myanmar’s greens as the country continues to report strong growth in tourism. “Since the country began opening up, we have seen a great increase in golf tourism. I’d say 15 per cent a...

ASEAN delegation visits new Dingli plant

Chinese aerial lift manufac­turer Dingli has moved into its new production plant this week and at the same time hosted visit from an ASEAN – the Association of South East Asian Nations- commer­cial delegation with repre­sentatives from China, the Philippines,...

The Myanmar Habit of Being a Vegetarian

Since olden days the Myanmar Buddhists have kept the stricter observance of five precepts. They haven’t dare to take dead animals as food by killing them. They didn’t want to eat (meat) the fresh of animals killed by other people. When they accidentally...

Mandalay (1892) Rudyard Kipling

By the old Moulmein Pagoda, looldn’lazy at the sea, There’s a Burma girl a-settin’, and I know she thinks Wme; For the wind is in the palm-trees, and the temple-bells they say; “Come you back, you British Soldier; come you back to...

VJ Day: Veterans at 70th anniversary commemorations

Veterans of World War Two have taken part in events to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, when Japan surrendered and the war ended. A memorial event was held at Horse Guards Parade, attended by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. And the Queen and Duke of...

Traffic pass new Insein Railway Overbridge

New Insein Railway overbridge costing Ks 5.8 billion, was open to traffic on 17th August. “Traffic congestion will decrease as vehicles can drive on the bridge. It also has sidewalk”, said a responsible person of Myanmar Railway. The new bridge was jointly...