Vessel SAM Ratulangi PD found stranded in Bay of Mottama
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:32

A vessel with the flag of Indonesia was found stranded in the Bay of Mottama on 28 August.

Roundtable discussion on reviewing political dialogue framework continues
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:31

A roundtable discussion on reviewing the framework for political dialogue with government, Hluttaw and Tatmadaw groups was continued at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

Myanmar delegation tours film, video-related venues in South Korea
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:28

The Myanmar delegation, led by Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint, on a study tour of film and video industry in the Republic of Korea, visited the Korea Media Rating Board, Busan Asian Film School (AFiS), Busan Cinema Studios, Busan Film Commission and the Korea Film Council (KOFIC) in Busan City yesterday.

President U Win Myint meets Sri Lankan President
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:27

President U Win Myint met with the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, in the board room of the Soaltee Crown Plaza Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal yesterday morning.

Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint Bill Committee holds meeting
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:26

The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint Bill Committee held a meeting on Tax Administration Bill, bill amending the Public Debt Management Law and 2018-2019 Union Tax Bill at the first floor meeting hall in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Building D yesterday evening.

Vice President U Myint Swe attends fourth coord meeting on establishing satellite system
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:26

Vice President U Myint Swe, Chairman of the Leading committee on establishing satellite system attended the fourth coordination meeting of the committee at the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

President U Win Myint meets Nepal President, Prime Minister separately
Post date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:24

President U Win Myint who is in Nepal met with Mrs. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of the Federal Democratic Republic at the Presidential Palace in Kathmandu, Nepal, at 6pm local time yesterday.


The Speeches of the head of State

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed at the Myanmar International Convention Centre-II in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday with address by President U Win Myint. Following is the full-text of the address delivered by President U Win Myint.

Following is the unofficial translation of the full text of the speech delivered by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at the meeting with business leaders in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

A World Population Day event was held yesterday at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw, with Vice President U Myint Swe delivering the opening speech.

Vice President U Henry Van Thio arrived in Hanoi, Viet Nam yesterday to attend the 6th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit.

Union Minister and vice minister's speech

The union minister said Myanmar, especially the Ministry of Information, was honoured to host the 19th SCI meeting.

“Compared  with  other news  agencies,  the  news  ap-pearing in our newspapers isconsidered to be weak in news value and presentation. Thereis a need to intensify observa-tion and provide follow-ups. Itis good to meet with the staff and  know  about  their  work, requirements and difficulties,”