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 »


Thura Shwe Mann discusses elections in BBC interview

Lower House speaker Thura Shwe Mann sat down for an interview with the BBC on July 28.
During the interview, the speaker responded to questions on a variety of …read more

Government must prepare in advance for natural disasters

In the wake of the natural disasters currently assaulting Myanmar’s land and people, several government departments, social organisations and donors have been providing relief in the affected areas. However, …read more

Detained students countersue Latpadan police for illegal detention

The group of students detained for their participation in the Letpadan protest in March submitted a countersuit to the Thayawady Township court yesterday against the commander of the Latpadan …read more

Parliamentary committee identifies obstacles to federal democratic system

The Parliamentary Committee for International and Inter-parliamentary Affairs submitted a report to the Upper House of parliament on July 24 that lists a plethora of challenges hindering the implementation …read more

“Five countries, One destination” programme to be launched in 2016

A travel programme that will bring tourists to Bagan, Chiang Mai, Swanparabon, Vientiane, Siem Reap and Hue – all destinations that are part of the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation …read more