Thursday, November 30, 2017

Pope prays for Myanmar healing

November 29, 2017
Pope Francis celebrated the nation’s first-ever papal Mass yesterday morning when he conducted an open-air service for an estimated 200,000 people in Kyaikkasan Sports Grounds in Yangon.

Pope meets with Chairman of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee

November 29, 2017
Pope Francis held a meeting with the Sayadaws of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee at the Wizaya Minghala Dhamma Hall at KabaAye Hill in Yangon yesterday.

Reports of ethnic cleansing in N-Rakhine is not reliable: Myanmar church

November 29, 2017
Myanmar’s Catholic Church held a press conference in Yangon yesterday about the three-day visit of Pope Francis to Myanmar. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke and several Myanmar bishops answered the questions raised by journalists.

Electrification project launches between Ayeyawady, Chindwin rivers

November 29, 2017
A MINI GRID project to distribute electricity to more than 40 villages in Magway Region has initiated at a place between Chindwin and Ayeyawady rivers, according to a report of the Myawady Daily issued on Wednesday. The mini grid project, a non-profitable electrification project, is being implemented by Parami Energy Group of Company for the purpose of public welfare and regional development with the approval of Magway Region government, said its manager U Aung Myo Shein.

Our Country Will Receive God’s Blessings, I Felt

 November 29, 2017

The Kyaikasan Grounds, once in the past, the State Ceremonies and mass meetings were held saw a huge amounts of people coming from various parts of the country, since the evening on November 28. In the morning of November 29, psalms of Roman Catholic Church are spreading about the grounds, with those present there are waving Myanmar national flags and miniature flags with the logo symbols of peace and love on.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Pope asks for peace and equality

November 28, 2017
Pope Francis delivered a speech at the Myanmar International Convention Center-II (MICC-II) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, urging Myanmar leaders to redouble their efforts to justice and equality for all.

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds talks separately with Japanese Speakers

 November 28, 2017
At the invitation of H.E. Mr. Tadamori Oshima, U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw who is now in Japan, and party arrived at the Building of House of Representatives of Japan at LST 10 am on yesterday, welcomed by H.E. Mr. Tadamori Oshima. Afterward, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw and party met with Speaker of House of Representatives of Japan and party at the Special Guest Room.

Senior General separately receives Saw Mutu Sae Poe of KNU, Belarus mily delegation

 November 28, 2017
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing separately received Karen National Union (KNU) Chairman Saw Mutu Sae Poe and Myanmar-Belarus joint commmission on military-technical cooperation Belarus side chairman,

17th ASEAN Senior Official Meeting on Minerals held

November 28, 2017
17th ASEAN Senior Official Meeting on Minerals, a related meeting of 6th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals was held yesterday morning at Irrawaddy Grand Ballroom, M Gallery Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.

President welcomes Pope Francis

 November 28, 2017
At the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Pope Francis, who has been in Yangon on an official friendly visit, was welcomed with a Guard of Honour by President U Htin Kyaw yesterday evening at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw.

Address by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Address by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar International Convention Centre
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Holy Father Pope Francis, Distinguished Guests,
It is a great joy and a great honour for me to welcome you to this gathering that reaffirms our faith in the power and possibility of peace and loving kindness. Let me begin by thanking His Holiness for being with us today. Grazie per essere arrivato qui da noi.

Address to Government Authorities, Civil Societies and the Diplomatic Corps

Address to Government Authorities, Civil Societies and the Diplomatic Corps
Myanmar International Convention Center, Nay Pyi Taw,
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Madam State Counsellor,
Honourable Government and Civil Authorities,
Your Eminence, My Brother Bishops,
Distinguished Members of the Diplomatic Corps,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am grateful for the kind invitation to visit Myanmar and I thank you, Madam State Counsellor, for your kind words. I am very grateful to all who have worked so hard to make this visit possible. I have come, above all, to pray with the nation’s small but fervent Catholic community, to confirm them in their faith, and to encourage them in their efforts to contribute to the good of the nation. I am most grateful that my visit comes soon after the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between Myanmar and the Holy See.

Plan to cultivate 24,123 acres of summer paddy and 459,219 acres of winter crops in Rakhine

 November 28, 2017
A total of 24,123 acres of summer paddy and 459,219 acres of winter crops were planned to be cultivated in Rakhine State for fiscal year 2017-2018.

Sai Din Bridge to be completed in March

 November 28, 2017
The Department of Bridges under the Ministry of Construction is building several bridges that will help regional development in Rakhine State, officials said yesterday.

Sharing Hygienic Knowledge to be prioritized in Maungtaw

November 28, 2017
Dr May Win Myint, Chairperson of the Central Women Committee, of the National League for Democracy and the Parliamentarian said that sharing hygienic knowledge will be prioritized for the local populace in Maungtaw region, in Rakhine State.

Two IEDs found in Maungtaw

November 28, 2017
While clearing debris away from the gutted place in Myoma Kanyintan ward in Maungtaw with a bulldozer, a thing suspected to be home-made mines attached with two wires (red and black) packed with a blue Cellotape was found.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pope in Myanmar

November 27, 2017
Pope Francis arrived Yangon at 1.20 pm yesterday by special flight. The leader of the Roman Catholic church was welcomed at the Yangon International Airport by Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, regional ministers, U San Lwin, Myanmar’s first Ambassador to the Holy See, Archbishop Paul Tsang in-Nam, who based in Bangkok as both Vatican Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Myanmar, Daw Kay Thi Soe, Director-General of Strategic Studies and Training Department, Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, John Saw Yaw Han, Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of Yangon and Catholics.

6th Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting on NCA held

 November 27, 2017
3rd meeting of Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong to be held in last week of January, 2018
State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson of the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre gave a welcoming speech at the 6th Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting on Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement-NCA held at 10 am yesterday at the NRPC in Nay Pyi Taw.

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control meeting 1/2017

 November 27, 2017
Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control hold its meeting 1/2017 yesterday morning at the meeting hall of Union Minister office, Ministry of Home Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw and was attended by Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control chairman, Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe, members of Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control, officials from 10 groups working against narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, UNODC, DEA, WFP, ONCB, NNCC, INGOs and high ranking officials from Myanmar Police Force.

Neo-Voluntary-Health-Care Training opened

November 27, 2017
With a view to giving care to the people living remote rural areas in Buthidaung and Rathedaung townships, 3-week-long neo-voluntary-health-care-training was being conducted in the general hospital in Buthidaung starting from 10th November.

Rakhine State MPs calls for more transparency of govt’s works

November 27, 2017
Rakhine State Government should be more transparent on his resettlement and rehabilitation works in northern Rakhine, said MPs of the Rakhine State Hluttaw yesterday.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Festival to Develop Youths

 November 26, 2017
A coordination meeting of the Leading Committee for celebrating the Youth All Round Development Festival was held at the Yangon University Diamond Jubilee Hall in Kamayut Township, Yangon at 9am on 26 November. The Patron of the Leading Committee for celebrating the Youth All Round Development Festival, Vice-President U Myint Swe attended the meeting and delivered a speech.

All-round youth development ensures national progress

November 26, 2017
The 2014 census shows that 46.5 percent of the country’s population is juveniles and youngsters or the invaluable human resources and the driving force of the future. Hence the government is planning to hold youth all-round development festival with the aim of creating a platform where Myanmar youths can share intellectual, technical and general knowledge and ethical values, and where they can formulate excellent views and ideas for the future human society.

Senior General arrives back home from China

November 26, 2017
A delegation led by Commander in Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing who was in China departed for Shenzhen station from Guangzhou by a bullet train yesterday.

Teachers see no boundaries as long as there is peace and security

 November 26, 2017
Basic education schools in Maungtaw District, Rakhine State, that were closed due to attacks of ARSA extremist terrorists on 25 August this year were reopened in September end. The Ministry of Education is implementing a plan to extend up to 300 schools in the district at the end of this month. Teachers are staying at a temporary hostel and teaching lessons at the nearby schools. Teachers were interviewed to express their difficulties and challenges in their work.

၂၀၁၈ ခုနွစ္ တကၠသိုလ္ဝင္စာေမးပြဲ ႀကီးၾကပ္ေရးမႉးမ်ားအတြက္ လုပ္ငန္းတာဝန္ဆိုင္ရာ ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲ သင္တန္း က်င္းပ

ရန္ကုန္ ႏိုဝင္ဘာ  ၂၆
၂၀၁၇-၂၀၁၈ ခုနွစ္ ပညာသင္နွစ္ တကၠသိုလ္ဝင္စာေမးပြဲ စာစစ္ဌာန ျကီးျကပ္ေရးမႉး၊ တြဲဖက္ ျကီးျကပ္ေရးမႉးမ်ား၊ လက္ေထာက္ျကီးျကပ္ေရးမႉးမ်ားနွင့္ စာေျဖသူမ်ား လိုက္နာရန္ စည္းကမ္းခ်က္ မ်ားဆိုင္ရာ ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲသင္တန္းကို ရန္ကုန္ပညာေရး တကၠသိုလ္ရွိ Learning Hub ခန္းမ၌ ႏိုဝင္ဘာ (၂၅)ရက္မွ (၂၇)ရက္အထိ (၃)ရက္ၾကာ က်င္းပလွ်က္ရွိရာ ယေန႔မြန္းလြဲ(၂)နာရီတြင္ ပညာေရး ဝန္ႀကီးဌာန ျပည္ေထာင္စုဝန္ႀကီး ေဒါက္တာမ်ိဳးသိမ္းႀကီး တက္ေရာက္အမွာစကား ေျပာၾကားသည္။

တပ္မေတာ္ကာကြယ္ေရး ဦးစီးခ်ဳပ္ ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး မင္းေအာင္လႈိင္ႏွင့္ အဖြဲ႕ သည္ ရွန္က်န္းၿမိဳ႕ ဖြံ႕ၿဖိဳးတိုးတက္လာမႈ အဆင့္ဆင့္ျပခန္းမ်ားအား လွည့္လည္ ၾကည့္႐ႈေလ့လာခဲ့ၿပီး ညေနပိုင္းအခ်ိန္တြင္ ရန္ကုန္အျပည္ျပည္ဆုိင္ရာ ေလဆိပ္သုိ႔ ျပန္လည္ေရာက္ရွိ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏိုဝင္ဘာ ၂၆
တ႐ုတ္ျပည္သူ႕သမၼတႏိုင္ငံ၊ ကြမ္က်ိဳးၿမိဳ႕၌ ခ်စ္ၾကည္ေရးခရီး ေရာက္ရွိေနသည့္ တပ္မေတာ္ကာကြယ္ေရး ဦးစီးခ်ဳပ္ ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး မင္းေအာင္လႈိင္ႏွင့္ အဖြဲ႕ သည္ ယမန္ေန႔ မြန္းလြဲပိုင္းက ကြမ္က်ိဳးဘူတာမွတစ္ဆင့္ ရွန္က်န္းဘူတာသို႔ က်ည္ဆန္ ရထားျဖင့္ လိုက္ပါစီးနင္း ေလ့လာၾကသည္။

Sunday, November 26, 2017

လူငယ္ဘက္စံုဖြံ႕ၿဖိဳးေရးပြဲေတာ္က်င္းပေရး ဦးစီးေကာ္မတီ လုပ္ငန္းညိႇႏိႈင္း အစည္းအေ၀းက်င္းပ ဦးစီးေကာ္မတီနာယက ဒုတိယသမၼတဦးျမင့္ေဆြ တက္ေရာက္အမွာစကား ေျပာၾကား

ရန္ကုန္ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာ ၂၆
လူငယ္ဘက္စံု ဖြံ႕ၿဖိဳးေရးပြဲေတာ္ က်င္းပေရး ဦးစီးေကာ္မတီ လုပ္ငန္းညိႇႏိႈင္း အစည္းအေ၀းကို ယေန႔နံနက္ ၉နာရီက ရန္ကုန္ျမိဳ႕ ကမာရြတ္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္ရွိ ရန္ကုန္ တကၠသိုလ္စိန္ရတုခန္းမ၌ က်င္းပရာ လူငယ္ဘက္စံုဖြံ႕ၿဖိဳးေရး ပြဲေတာ္ က်င္းပေရး ဦးစီးေကာ္မတီ နာယက၊ ဒုတိယသမၼတ ဦးျမင့္ေဆြ တက္ေရာက္အမွာစကား ေျပာၾကားသည္။

Monday, November 20, 2017

ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ အမ်ိဳးသားလႊတ္ေတာ္ ဆ႒မပံုမွန္ အစည္းအေ၀း ၁၄ရက္ေျမာက္ ေန႔က်င္းပ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ အမ်ိဳးသားလႊတ္ေတာ္ ဆ႒မပံုမွန္ အစည္းအေ၀း ၁၄ရက္ေျမာက္ ေန႔ကို ယေန႔နံနက္ ၁၀နာရီတြင္ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရွိ အမ်ိဳးသားလႊတ္ေတာ္ အစည္းအေ၀း ခန္းမ၌ က်င္းပသည္။

ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ ျပည္သူ႔လႊတ္ေတာ္ ဆ႒မပံုမွန္အစည္းအေ၀း ၁၄ ရက္ေျမာက္ေန႔ က်င္းပ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ ျပည္သူ႔လႊတ္ေတာ္ ဆ႒မပံုမွန္အစည္းအေ၀း ၁၄ ရက္ေျမာက္ေန႔ ကို ယေန႔ နံနက္ ၁၀ နာရီက ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရွိ ျပည္သူ႔လႊတ္ေတာ္ အစည္းအေ၀းခန္းမ၌ က်င္းပသည္။

ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုလႊတ္ေတာ္ ဆ႒မပံုမွန္ အစည္းအေ၀း န၀မေန႔က်င္းပ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုလႊတ္ေတာ္ ဆ႒မ ပံုမွန္အစည္းအေ၀း န၀မေန႔ကို ယေန႔မြန္းလြဲ ၁နာရီခြဲတြင္ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရွိ ျပည္ေထာင္စုလႊတ္ေတာ္ အစည္းအေ၀း ခန္းမ၌ က်င္းပသည္။

ဒုတိယသမၼတ ဦးဟင္နရီဗန္ထီးယူ ဖင္လန္ႏိုင္ငံ၊ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီး ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႕အား လက္ခံေတြ႕ဆံု

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ျပည္ေထာင္စုသမၼတ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၊ ဒုတိယသမၼတ ဦးဟင္နရီဗန္ထီးယူ သည္ ဖင္လန္ႏိုင္ငံ၊ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီး H.E. Mr. Timo Juhani Soini ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ကိုယ္စား လွယ္အဖြဲ႕အား ယေန႔ ညေန ၄ နာရီတြင္ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရိွ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတ အိမ္ေတာ္ သံတမန္ ေဆာင္ဧည့္ခန္းမ၌ လက္ခံေတြ႕ဆံုသည္။

ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတ ဦးထင္ေက်ာ္ လာအိုအမ်ိဳးသား ကာကြယ္ေရး၀န္ႀကီး ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႕ အား လက္ခံေတြ႕ဆံု

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ျပည္ေထာင္စုသမၼတ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၊ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတ ဦးထင္ေက်ာ္သည္ လာအိုျပည္သူ႔တပ္မေတာ္၊ လာအိုအမ်ိဳးသား ကာကြယ္ေရး၀န္ႀကီး Lt.General Chansamone Chanyalath ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ ကုိယ္စားလွယ္ အဖြဲ႕အား ယေန႔မြန္းလြဲ ၂ နာရီတြင္ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရိွ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတအိမ္ေတာ္ သံတမန္ေဆာင္ဧည့္ခန္းမ၌ လက္ခံေတြ႕ဆံုသည္။

(၁၃) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ အာရွ - ဥေရာပ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား အစည္းအေ၀း ဂုဏ္ျပဳညစာစားပြဲ က်င္းပ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတုိင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးဌာန ျပည္ေထာင္စု၀န္ႀကီး ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္သည္ (၁၃) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ အာရွ - ဥေရာပ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား အစည္းအေ၀းသို႔ တက္ေရာက္လာၾကသည့္ အဖြဲ႕၀င္ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားမွ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား၊ ဒုတိယ ၀န္ႀကီးမ်ားႏွင့္ အဖြဲ႕ေခါင္းေဆာင္းမ်ားအား ယေန႔ညပိုင္းတြင္ ျမန္မာအျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ ကြန္ဗင္းရွင္း ဗဟိုဌာန - ၁ ၌ ဂုဏ္ျပဳညစာစားပြဲျဖင့္ တည့္ခင္း ဧည့္ခံသည္။

ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ေအဆမ္မိတ္ဖက္ ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားႏွင့္ မိတ္ဖက္ အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားမွ ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားအား သီးျခားစီ လက္ခံေတြ႕ဆုံ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္၊ ႏုိင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီးဌာန ျပည္ေထာင္စု၀န္ႀကီး ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္သည္ (၁၃) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ အာရွ-ဥေရာပ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား အစည္းအေ၀း (ASEM) သို႔ တက္ေရာက္လာသည့္ ေအဆမ္မိတ္ဖက္ႏိုင္ငံ မ်ားႏွင့္ မိတ္ဖက္ အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားမွ ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားအား ယေန႔တြင္ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရွိ ျမန္မာအျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ ကြန္ဗင္းရွင္း ဗဟိုဌာန-၁ ၌ သီးျခားစီ လက္ခံေတြ႕ဆုံသည္။

(၁၃) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ အာရွ - ဥေရာပ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား အစည္းအေ၀း ဖြင့္ပြဲအခမ္းအနား က်င္းပ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၂၀
" ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး၊ စဥ္ဆက္မျပတ္ ဖြံ႕ၿဖဳိးတိုးတက္ေရးအတြက္ မိတ္ဖက္ဆက္ဆံမႈကို ခိုင္ၿမဲေအာင္ ေဆာင္ရြက္ၾကပါစို႔ " ေဆာင္ပုဒ္ျဖင့္ (၁၃)ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ အာရွ - ဥေရာပ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား အစည္းအေ၀း ဖြင့္ပြဲအခမ္းအနားကို ယေန႔နံနက္ (၁၀)နာရီ တြင္ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ရွိ ျမန္မာအျပည္ျပည္ ဆိုင္ရာ ကြန္ဗင္းရွင္းဗဟိုဌာန - (၁) ၌ က်င္းပသည္။

State Counsellor meets Chinese FM

November 19, 2017
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, received Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Wang Yi of the People’s Republic of China at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw at 11 am yesterday.

Three veteran writers win Lifelong National Literary Award

 November 19, 2017
The Lifelong National Literary Award and National Literary Awards and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards were presented at the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Yangon yesterday morning, with an address by Vice President U Myint Swe.

Third day of 13th ASEM Senior Official’s Meeting held

 November 19, 2017
The third day of 13th ASEM Senior Official’s Meeting being hosted by Myanmar took place yesterday at the Emerald Hall of Myanmar International Convention Center-1 (MICC-1), Nay Pyi Taw.

President U Htin Kyaw receives China’s Foreign Minister

 November 19, 2017
President U Htin Kyaw received China’s Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi and party yesterday afternoon at Hall of Presidential Palace, Nay Pyi Taw.

Representatives arrives in Nay Pyi Taw for 13th ASEM Ministerial meeting

November 19, 2017
Representatives from respective countries arrived in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning to attend the 13th ASEM Ministerial meeting that will be hosted in Myanmar.

Union Minster U Kyaw Tint Swe hosts dinner for Chinese Foreign Minister

     November 19, 2017
U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor, hosted a dinner yesterday evening for the delegation from the People’s Republic of China led by Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Wang Yi, at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw.

The 8th Model ASEM 2017 concludes in Nay Pyi Taw

 November 19, 2017
Yesterday morning in Nay Pyi Taw, the closing ceremony of the 8th Model ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) was held in the city’s Myanmar International Convention Center-II (MICC-II).

Senior General receives Foreign Minister of China

 November 19, 2017
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received Foreign Affairs Minister of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Wang Yi at the Zayyar Thiri Beikman in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon.

Closing ceremony of 11th ASEF Journalist Seminar 2017 launched

November 19, 2017
The closing ceremony of the 11th Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Journalist Seminar 2017 was launched at Tungapuri Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

The 11th ASEM Summit

 November 19, 2017
The ASEM11-Summit was held 15-16 July 15, 2016, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Present at the summit were 51 Heads of State and Government from ASEM partner countries, as well as the ASEAN Secretariat and the European Union. The delegation led by U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, a partner country attended the summit.

The past, the present and the future of ASEM

(Continued from 19-11-2017)
November 19, 2017
ASEM was founded on 1 March 1996. The body was formed at the ASEAN-EU Summit which was also participated by the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea. The venue of the Summit was Bangkok, Thailand.

Our village is peaceful, we want no more violence

November 19, 2017
After the terrorist attacks by ARSA in Yathedaung, Maungtaw and Buthidaung townships in Rakhine State, many Islamic people from local villages have fled to Bangladesh. However there are some Islamic people who have remained in their villages and continue to live and work there peacefully. The media group interviewed some of the Islamic people who remained and the village leaders on the challenges that they face and the possible reasons some Islamic people have fled abroad.

Schools in Maungtaw, Rakhine State reopens

November 19, 2017
Schools that were temporarily closed due to ARSA terrorist attacks in Rakhine State on 25 August were reopened in early October.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Message of Greetings sent by the State Counsellor to the Shan New Year Celebrations

1. I send good wishes to all Shan nationals, our brothers and sisters, as they celebrate the auspicious occasion of the 2112 Shan New Year celebrations, that they may be blessed with auspiciousness. I am honored and happy to have this opportunity to send this Message of Greetings.

ASEM Senior Official’s Meeting continues

November 18, 2017
THE ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting and related meetings of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Foreign Ministers Meeting hosted by Myanmar continued yesterday morning at MICC-I, Nay Pyi Taw.

11th Asia-Europe Foundation Journalists’ Seminar

 November 18, 2017
The 11th Asia-Europe Foundation Journalists’ Seminar was held yesterday morning at Tungapuri Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw and was attended by media representatives from member countries, media representatives from Myanmar and officials.

Buildings donated for drug rehabilitation centres

November 18, 2017
A ceremony to transfer ownership of two new buildings that will be used as drug rehabilitation post-treatment centres was held yesterday at No. 64 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road in Mayangon Township, Yangon.

Union Minster for the Office of the State Counsellor attends opening of NCA-S EAO office in Yangon

 November 18, 2017
the office for the National Ceasefire Agreement Signatories Ethnic Armed Organizations (NCA-S EAO) was opened in a ceremony at No.6 Shwe Li Road in Kamaryut Township yesterday .

11th ASEF Journalists’ Seminar kicks off

 November 18, 2017
The opening ceremony for the 11th Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Journalists’ Seminar was held yesterday morning at Tungapuri Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.

Yaba pills worth Ks1.95 billion seized in Maungtaw

November 18, 2017
TWO men in the Maungtaw area in Rakhine State have been arrested by police after they were found in possession of a cache of yaba pills worth more than Ks1.95 billion on Friday afternoon.

Over 478,000 foreign day-trippers visit Myanmar from Tachilek border this FY

November 18, 2017
MORE THAN 478,000 foreign day-trippers visited Myanmar via the Tachilek border gateway as of mid-November, according to official statistics issued by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism on Friday.

Three Basic Principles of ASEM

- Equal partnership
- Mutual respect
- Mutual benefit

Three Pillars of ASEM

• Political Pillar
• Economic Pillar
• Social, Cultural & Educational Pillar

Gaining opportunity to hold ASEM

- ASEM 51 partner countries
- After hosting ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the host country has to wait to host the meeting again till other 50 member countries host the meeting.

School, self-help, fiction, non-fiction books sold in Yangon Book Street

November 18, 2017
Yangon Book Street (Saturday-Sunday Book Street) was quiet early in the day, but began to come to life with book lovers and fans in the afternoon.

Pilgrims visit Zalon Mountain after upgrading of mountain road

November 18, 2017
Pilgrims are visiting Zalon Mountain in greater numbers after the upgrading of the mountain road up to the Zalon Mountain pagoda in Bamauk township, Katha district, Sagaing region, according to a report in the Myawady Daily .

8th Model ASEM 2017 discusses partnership, peace and development

 November 18, 2017
Issues based on discussions and roundtable discussions of task forces of the 8th Model ASEM 2017 were held at the Myanmar International Convention Center-2 (MICC-2) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

Opening ceremony of ASEM FMM 13 to be broadcast live

November 18, 2017
The opening ceremony of the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM 13) will be held at 9am on 20 November at Myanmar International Convention Center-1 (MICC-1).

Delegations to ASEM FMM 13 arrive in Nay Pyi Taw

November 18, 2017
Deputy foreign ministers from Poland, Latvia and the Philippines and the Ambassador of Kazakhstan arrived at Nay Pyi Taw International Airport yesterday evening to attend the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM13).

Ministry of Health's notification on Japanese encephalitis vaccinations

 November 18, 2017
The Ministry of Health and Sports issued a notification yesterday on Japanese encephalitis vaccinations, it is learnt.

The past, the present the future of ASEM

November 18, 2017
Nay Pyi Taw will host the 13th Asia Europe Meeting-ASEM of the foreign ministers on 20 and 21 this month. So let us see how important ASEM is. We will have to refer to the Ulaanbaartar Declaration. This declaration was announced at the 11th ASEM held in the capital city of Mongolia on 15-16 July 2016 as the 20th anniversary of the founding of the body. So the declaration reflects the past, the present the future of ASEM. The overarching theme of the 11th ASEM was “20 Years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity.”