U.S. Embassy in Yangon Makes Travel to the U.S. Easier
Thu, 15/08/2019 - 03:45

Yangon – The U.S. Embassy announced another step to make travel easier between Myanmar and the United States. Myanmar citizens can now apply for a combined B-1/B-2 visa, which allows travel to the U.S. for both business and/or tourism purposes. ‎The single-entry visa is valid for three months and...

US Embassy Yangon, Myanmar
Floods and landslides in southern Myanmar – at least 41 dead
Mon, 12/08/2019 - 17:15


The latest in the flood situation in southern Myanmar…

• Continuous monsoon rain since the start of the month has resulted to flooding in several areas in Southern Myanmar – Ayeyarwady, Bago, Kayin, Mon, and Tanintharyi.

• According to the Department of Disas...

The Thaiger (11 August 2019)
Myanmar’s very own satellite now in orbit
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 16:45

Myanmar’s very own satellite system was successfully launched into orbit on Wednesday after two years of planning. The nation will see improved and faster communications as a result, primarily in far-flung areas.

Arianespace, the French service provider, was able to successfully launch two...

Myanmar Times (Kyaw Soe Htet, 8 August 2019)
Royal capital to 'smart city': Myanmar's Mandalay gets high-tech makeover, sparks 'spy' fears
Wed, 07/08/2019 - 00:30
Press Statement on the Second ministerial to advance religious freedom
Fri, 19/07/2019 - 15:15

The Embassy of Myanmar in Washington, DC expresses its deep disappointment on the statement on Myanmar issued by the Second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held in Washington, DC on July 18. Likewise last year, Myanmar was not invited to the meeting and therefore has been denied the chan...

Embassy of Myanmar, Washington, DC
State Counsellor launches first phase of solar power project in Minbu
Sun, 30/06/2019 - 18:45

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi inaugurated the first phase of a solar power plant project in Minbu yesterday, adding 40MW of power generated by the plant’s first phase to the national grid. Once completed, the plant will have a total capacity of 170MW, and it will produce 350 million kWh (...

Global New Light of Myanmar (28 June 2019)