Kayin State to continue setting up coal-fired power plant despite objections


Kayin State will continue with a coal-fired power plant project despite objections as the region needs electric power, Nan Khin Htwe Myint, Kayin State Chief Minister, said.

Nan Khin Htwe Myint was speaking at an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) hearing on June 21, on the technology to be applied by TTCL Public Company Limited in Hpa-an in Kayin State.

Forestry bill threatens 15-year sentence

The government is planning to enact a new forestry law threatening 

Yangon celebrates International Yoga Day

A ceremony to mark International Yoga Day was held at the People’s Square in Yangon at

Overseas maids to be registered

Myanmar is planning to send its maids to Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong officially, said Thein Swe, minister for lab

7.9% inflation forecast

The average infla

Activists oppose Kayin coal-fired power plant

A total of 147 

Ayeyawady dolphin found in Madaya


YCDC hygiene inspectors raid eateries

Health department officials at the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) are inspecting restaurants and roadside food stalls without warning.

Taninthayi farmers threaten protest

Farmers in Myeik Township, Taninthayi Region, have told a press conference they will stage a protest if the government does not listen to them

Lower House accepts crop insurance proposal

To protect farmers from losses due to natural disasters and pests, a proposal for crop insurance has been accepted by the Lower House on June 21.