The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Narcotics burned at Mandalay ceremony

The government has marked International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by burning drugs valued at almost US$9 million in Mandalay.

Continue reading »

Blind accuse ministry of backtracking

The Kyeemyindaing School for the Blind is urging the government not to backtrack on its inclusive education policy.


Continue reading »

Five shops destroyed by mob in Mandalay

A mob searching for Muslims destroyed nine shops inside a monastery in Mandalay Region’s Thabeikkyin township last week.

Continue reading »

Seven NGOs unite on aid for displaced Kachin

Seven local NGOs have drafted a joint strategy aimed at protecting those affected by ongoing armed conflict in Kachin and northern Shan states.


Continue reading »

Monks stand by marriage law push

Leading monks have deferred a decision on whether to tone down details of a controversial marriage law.


Continue reading »

After tender, ‘New Light of Myanmar’ set for overhaul

The state-run New Light of Myanmar will be privatised to allow Myanmar to have an “international standard” English daily, ministry officials say.

Continue reading »

Actress in court over black magic claims

Actress facing defamation case after accusing Father Land chairman of performing black magic when a property deal went sour.


Continue reading »

Earthquake expert warns on infrastructure

Myanmar's new infrastructure including tall buildings, factories, dams and bridges could be swept away “in a second”, an earthquake expert says.

Continue reading »

Residents push for parkland to be returned

A dispute is brewing in Sagaing Region between residents and the USDP over a 52-acre park.

Continue reading »

Japanese national arrested in Bagan

A Japanese national has been arrested at Bagan’s Nyaung Oo Airport after airport officials allegedly found antiquities in his baggage.

Continue reading »