Hotel charges vary according to each status during SEA Games

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has made changes in hotel charges to media, observer and sports fan for foreigners depending on the More »

Four Thai-Myanmar border crossings to be opened on August 28

Myanmar and Thai citizens, as well as foreign tourists, will be allowed to pass through four Thai-Myanmar border checkpoints, including Myawady, starting from More »

Ecotourism zone, hotel zone and religious zone to build in Mon State

Ecotourism zone, heritage zone and hotel zone will be established in the Mottama mountain ranges in Mon State, according to Dr. Min Nwe More »


Voter lists yet to reach flood victims

The administrative office in Sidoktaya after the flood. (Photo-Aung Thu Nyein/EMG)

The voter lists have not been published in Pwintbyu and Yenangyaung townships in flood-hit Magway Region, …read more

Traders eye Thai border opening

The Tachileik border could open Thailand up to Shan State. (Photo – EMG)

The weekly trade limit has been doubled to US$10,000 for those with an individual …read more

First part of SEZ opens

The opening ceremony for sector A of Thilawa SEZ Zone. (Photo-EMG)

The first part of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone has opened and a memorandum of understanding …read more

Minister dodges land seizure questions

Myint Hlaing made a speech in an election campaign held at Nay Pyi Taw (Photo-EMG)

Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Myint Hlaing failed to answer farmer’s questions about …read more

Pity the children

If a country is incapable of tackling poverty, related problems will threaten the whole society. The most vulnerable group is children facing various forms of violence and exploitation.

Reports …read more