1,300 Villages to Receive Solar-Generated Electricity in FY2019-20
Fri, 24/05/2019 - 16:15

MANDALAY—Over 1,300 villages in rural areas of five regions will get access to electricity through solar power in fiscal 2019-20 as part of the National Electrification Project (NEP), according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.

The ministry will team up with the Rural Development...

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President concludes Taninthayi Region tour after inspecting development projects
Mon, 06/05/2019 - 04:00

President U Win Myint (Right) visits Taninthayi Bridge construction project undertaken by the Bridge Department Special Bridge Construction Group 4 in Taninthayi yesterday. Photo: MNA

President U Win Myint accompanied by Union Ministers Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Dr. Myint Htwe, U Han Zaw and U Ohn M...

Global New LIght of MYanmar (5 May 2019)
EURO 221 million to support education reform
Sat, 20/04/2019 - 16:30

Launch of the European Union's first budget support programme in Myanmar: EUR 221 million to support education reform took place in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on
22/03/2019. The EU's support will contribute to equal access to better quality education for all students in Myanmar.

Official website of the European Union
Peace Corps Expands To Magway Region
Thu, 11/04/2019 - 15:45

April 5, 2019

YANGON — Today, U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel swore in 32 new Peace Corps Volunteers, nearly doubling the total number of Peace Corps Volunteers in Myanmar. The Volunteers sworn in at the ceremony at the Summit Parkview Hotel will serve for two years, teaching English at basic...

U>S Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar
A Conversation With US Ambassador Scot Marciel
Sat, 06/04/2019 - 13:45

On March 8, 2019 The Irrawaddy’s editorial team invited US Ambassador Scot Marciel to their office in Yangon to participate in a conversation on a range of issues, particularly the many challenges Myanmar is facing. The ambassador offered his frank views in response to questions from senior edito...

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Rakkhine State Investment Fair 2019
Fri, 22/02/2019 - 15:15

February 18, 2019 Japan’s top envoy to Myanmar said that economic development is an answer to Rakhine’s conflict and that Tokyo is considering providing aid for the state. “If there is economic development, I believe that there will be no conflict,” Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Maruyama said ahead...