- Consequence analysis workshop on money laundering and terrorist financing
- 2nd anti-polio campaign kicks off in Maungtaw
- Amyotha Hluttaw discusses river dredging, business loans and security
- Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets with Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese
- Six French tourists pass Myanmar during their cross-border road trip
Health officials commenced a five-day polio vaccination campaign in Maungtaw, yesterday, for children five years old and younger in Maungtaw District, Rakhine State.
A recent trip by six French nationals from Tamu to Myawady, under the supervision of a local tour company and the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, is an example of tourists’ interest in scenic vacations in Myanmar by car, bicycle or motorcycle.
Prices of rohu fish, a kind of carp that is extensively farmed in Southeast Asia, have increased since July due to scarcity and due to breeders’ decision to harvest them at a younger age due to that scarcity, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday.
Myanmar avocados will be exported to Yunnan province, China under a new arrangement reported by Myanma Alin daily newspaper, yesterday.
The Myanmar Pearl Auction ended yesterday after three days and selling nearly all available pearl lots on auction. Union Minister U Ohn Win made an appearance to thank the participants.
Yangon Region government honoured monks, nuns and layperson who were conferred on religious titles by the government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at Chanthagyi pavilion of Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon yesterday afternoon.
Myanmar was accredited 164th member of World Organization of the Scout Movement at the 41st World Scout Conference held in Baku, Azerbaijan from 13 to 20 August.
INDAWGYI LAKE of Kachin State in northern Myanmar is the country’s largest freshwater lake, the third largest in Southeast Asia and home to more than 160 birds species, including globally threatened water birds, according to Myanmar Tourism Federation.
GOLD prices are increasing in Myanmar, reflecting global prices, according to gold market participants. On Saturday, the price of pure gold in Yangon was Ks916,000 per tical (or .578 ounce) compared to a global price of $1,284 per ounce, according to Aung Thamardi Gold and Jewellery Shop and Gold Refinery.
The Ministry of Health and Sports announced yesterday also announced that medical examinations for 22 patients were carried out between 17 and 18 August and 5 cases were confirmed to have the H1N1 virus and one more death from the virus was reported.