Tuesday, November 20, 2018

UCSB Chairman attends opening ceremony of civil services course

DR. Win Thein, the Chairman of the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB), attended the inauguration ceremony of the 5th batch of the Post Graduate Diploma on Civil Service Management (PGDCSM)at the Yadana Theingam Hall of the Central Institute of Civil Service Academy (Lower Myanmar) yesterday at 9 a.m.

Joint Committee on Myanmar-China Economic Corridor holds meeting

A CHINESE delegation led by Mr. Ning Jizhe, the Vice Chairman of China’s National Development and Reform Commission, will visit Myanmar to discuss the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor from 24 to 27 November.

MS Azamara Quest docks in Yangon with 600 passengers

BETWEEN January and April 2018, seven cruise ships from the US, two from Germany, one from Britain, and two from Japan laid anchor in Yangon Port.

Taunggyi hot air balloon festival crowded with people

TAUNGGYI hot air balloon festival in Taunggyi, Shan State, which launched on 14 November, continued yesterday with releasing about 34 decorative hot air balloons in day time and 5 hot-air balloons attached with fireworks at night.

Thai authorities send back 73 trafficked people to Myanmar

THAI authorities handed over 73 Myanmar nationals, who were trafficked to Thailand, to Myanmar authorities in Myawady, Kayin State, yesterday.

AFF Championship 2018 begins, Myanmar faces Viet Nam

Myanmar will play against Viet Nam in the third group stage match of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 at Thuwunna YTC Stadium in Yangon at 6 pm today. The match will be broadcast live on MRTV and MRTV Sports Channel beginning a 5:15 p.m. today.

India’s Pankaj Advani wins grand double in billiards championship

India’s Pankaj Advani outclassed his Bengalurumate and sparring partner B Bhaskar 1500-299, clinching victories in the long and short formats to win a record fourth grand double at the recent IBSF World Billiards Championships in Yangon.