Sino-Myanmar border trade falls by $562 mln in Q1
Post date: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:34

THE value of Sino-Myanmar border trade between 1 October and 4 January totalled US$1.24 billion, a decrease of $562.8 million compared with the corresponding period of the previous financial year, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce.

Children’s Literature Festival opens in Sagaing
Post date: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:27

THE Information and Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Information, the Basic Education Department, and the district management committee jointly opened the Children’s Literature Festival, Exhibition, and Book Sale at a high school in Sagaing, Sagaing Region, yesterday.

Union Minister reviews development works in Putao
Post date: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:25

THE Union Minister for Border Affairs, Lt-Gen Ye Aung, visited the women’s vocational training school in Putao, Kachin State, on 12 January.

Meiktila University of Economics opens MBF, MDevS courses in Nay Pyi Taw
Post date: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:23

THE Meiktila University of Economics launched the Master of Banking and Finance (MBF) and the Master of Development Studies (MDevS) courses at No.8 B.E.H.S in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

Yangon General Hospital gets new 320-bed cancer ward
Post date: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:21

The Yangon General Hospital opened its new 320-bed cancer ward at a five-storey building in its compound yesterday.

Education Ministry opens English proficiency course in Nay Pyi Taw
Post date: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:17

THE Education Ministry has created good opportunities to promote inclusive education and continuing education programs, said Union Minister Dr. Myo Thein Gyi at the opening of an English Language Proficiency Upgrading Course No.2 for government employees in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

Rehearsal conducted for Children’s Literature Festival (Sagaing)
Post date: Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:35

A rehearsal for the Children’s Literature Festival, Children’s Literature Exhibition and Book Sales, jointly organized by the Information and Public Relations Department, Basic Education Department and District Management Committee, was held at No.


The Speeches of the head of State

Dear esteemed and respected citizens,
I send warm greetings for your good health and happiness on the auspicious occasion of the New Year.

It is an honour and a pleasure for me to be at this Asia-Pacific Summit held in Nepal, where I have passed some of the happiest days of my life. I was struck by the warm welcome and hospitality of the Nepalese people.

Dear ethnic nationals, citizens of the union,
On the auspicious occasion of the 2019 New Year, I send these greetings and good wishes for the good health, prosperity and auspiciousness of all ethnic national brothers and sisters living in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Dear esteemed respected ethnic national brothers and sisters of the Union,

Union Minister and deputy 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,”