Headline News

The resettlement and rehabilitation of Rakhine State and progress of their socio economic life are being implemented under the State response Plan. 

Rakhine state government is carrying out regional development and natural disaster risk management in Rakhine State in collaboration with respective Ministries, local and international organizations. 

With the aiming to emerge talented young footballers, the 6th Grassroots Football Festival is held at Thuwunna artificial Turf football field in Yangon. 

The Grassroots Football Festival has been held since July in a bid to discover new young talents.

This is the 6th time festival organized by Myanmar Football Federation and Ministry of Education. 

Nato's most senior military commander has said the ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists currently exists 'in name only'. Gen Philip Breedlove said the numbers of artillery rounds fired recently was comparable to periods before the truce came into effect two weeks ago. Ukraine accuses Russia of arming separatists, but Russia denies this. More than 3,000 people have died in fighting in two eastern regions since April. Nato has plans to bolster its military presence in countries bordering Russia, including the Baltic states, which used to be part of the Soviet bloc.

A deal to form a government of national unity in Afghanistan has been signed at a ceremony in Kabul. The signing comes after months of wrangling following presidential elections in April and June. Under the deal, Ashraf Ghani becomes president while runner-up Abdullah Abdullah nominates a CEO with powers similar to those of prime minister. Both sides had accused the other of fraud following the election. The deal will allow a small force of soldiers to remain beyond 2014 to train Afghan security forces. Both candidates pledged to accept the audit results and form a unity government.

The seminar held at UMFCCI, yesterday, focused on the Fourth pillar and it aims to promote the capacity and policy of the media at a time when Myanmar  is in transition period.

Program Manager, Wave Myanmar, Haw Shay: Veteran journalists gave talk on News, Media Ethic and Responsibility followed by a discussion. We hope that the junior journalist will carry greater responsibility for their news stories. 

Exchange Rates

1 USD=980  Kyats
1 EUR=1255 Kyats
1 SGD=765   Kyats
Updated on 19-9-2014  11:34 AM