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KBZ receives Euromoney Awards for Escellence

Kanbawza Bank received Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2015 for Asian Capacity prize according to the country selected from London-based Euromoney authority, per source of Kan­bawza Bank’s announcement. London-based Euromoney is the leading authority for world...

Organizing a National Committee to conserve Inle Lake

Inle Lake situated in south­ern Shan State is designated as Myanmar’s first Human and Biosphere reserve, will be conserved by organizing a national committee, said U Win Naing Thaw, Director of Environmental and Wildlife Division under the Forest Department,...

Free entrance to Nay Pyi Taw National Museum

National Museum at Naypyitaw which is undertaken by the Department of Archaeolo­gy and National Museum, Ministry of Culture can be visited at free of charge from 15th July to 15th August. The Museum is situated on YazaThingaha Road, near Kumudra Kyarpann roundabout,...

Angelina Jolie in Myanmar

Angelina Jolie – Hollywood’s mega star, ambassador of UNHCR is in Myanmar to help educate the voters for upcoming election in Myanmar in November 2015. She arrived in the infamous new capital of Myanmar “Naypyidaw” at 10. a.m on 29th July, 2015...

Tourist firms rally against coal plant

Southern tourist operators have called on the government to scrap plans for the construction of an 800-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Krabi for fear of its impact on the resort province. Watana Thanasakcharoen, chairman of the Southern Chamber of Commerce, said...

Magical Mergui: Exploring Myanmar’s unspoilt shores

The Mergui Archipelago, 800 islands of pristine tropical paradise, begins west of Kawthaung in the Andaman Sea and extends some 300km up the coast. It is what Phi Phi Island and Phuket, down the coast in Thailand, were 100 years ago – crystal clear water,...

Hninsigon Home for the Aged

So this Home for the Aged is located on Hninsigon – Rose Hill – on the Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, BahanTownship in Yangon, it is famous as Hnin¬sigon Home for the Aged, founded by Daw Oo Zun in the year 1952. Daw Oo Zun was born in 1860 A.D. at Mandalay. Her...

Why Myanmar Makes Sense For Heineken

About: Heineken N.V. (HINKF) The world’s major beer brewers are all facing the same problem. As their tradition al markets become increasingly saturated, sales in these regions are slowing down, which means these companies must develop new markets in order to...

Chinlone

Chinlone is the traditional sport of Burma (Myanmar). Chinlone is a combination of sport and dance, a team sport with no opposing team. In essence chinlone is non-competitive. The focus is not on winning or losing, but how beautifully one plays the game. It is also...