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Myanmar introduces e-visa to boost tourist arrivals

2014-09-01 12:06:38  Xinhua English  life

YANGON,Sept.1(Xinhua)--Myanmar's immigration authorities on Monday formally introduced online electronic e-visa for all foreign tourists in a bid to boost tourist arrivals in the country.The formal launch of e-visa came after a trial period in August ...Full Story

Political, business leaders urged to focus on sustaining reform in Myanmar

2014-09-01 10:34:35  Xinhua English  world

YANGON,Sept.1(Xinhua)--Myanmar President U Thein Sein Monday urged political and business leaders in the country to look beyond merely agreeing or disagreeing with the government's efforts and to focus on sustaining the momentum of the reform process ...Full Story

Myanmar's nationwide population totals over 51 mln: commission

2014-08-30 15:05:58  Xinhua English  business

14.3 percent and the least populated state is Kayah state with 286,738 accounting for 0.6 percent.The new capital of Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw has a population of 1,158,367 accounting for 2.3 percent of the total population.The urban population across t ...Full Story

Myanmar, Russia to begin inter-governmental economic cooperation

2014-08-30 13:59:20  Xinhua English  business

YANGON,Aug.30(Xinhua)--Myanmar and Russia will begin inter-governmental economic cooperation,state-media reported Saturday.Under an agreement reached between Myanmar Minister of National Planning and Economic Development Dr.Kan Zaw and Minister for E ...Full Story

U.S. company to develop major solar energy project in Myanmar

2014-08-29 19:26:44  Xinhua English  world

YANGON,Aug.29(Xinhua)--U.S.-based ACO Investment Group will develop the first-ever solar energy project in Myanmar's second largest city of Mandalay,aimed at providing stable energy to local people,according to a press release of the U.S.Trade Repres ...Full Story

Myanmar to develop nation's sports standard

2014-08-29 17:11:10  Xinhua English  world

YANGON,Aug.29(Xinhua)--Myanmar will hold sports competitions in four big cities in the country next month aimed at improving country's sports standard,sports circle said Friday.Scheduled to take place from Sept.1 to 26,sports events such as shooting ...Full Story

US, China plan followup to Sunnylands summit

2014-08-29 16:49:23  China Daily  china

Myanmar and a G20 meeting in Australia.Robert Wang,the senior US State Department official responsible for APEC,said details of Obama's meeting with Xi,including the venue,were still under discussion,but the US side believed the informality of their s ...Full Story

Myanmar prescribes non-tax exemption investment business categories

2014-08-28 11:58:58  Xinhua English  business

Myanmar Investment Commission(MIC)has prescribed some local and foreign investment business categories which are deemed as ineligible for exemption and relief from commercial tax and custom duties,according to a notification of the commission publishe ...Full Story

Brave new worldview

2014-08-28 9:23:47  China Daily  entertainment

A scene from A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era.Jin Tailang's Happy Life is one of the popular Chinese TV serials in Myanmar.China's film and TV producers are taking some of their best work abroad,with a boost from the country's top leader.Industry expe ...Full Story

Myanmar to take part in traditional boxing challenge in Singapore

2014-08-27 19:58:30  Xinhua English  sports

YANGON,Aug.27(Xinhua)--Myanmar boxers are due to take part in the Ultimate Letwhay International Challenge Fight to be held at Woodland Sports Hall in Singapore on Aug.31,sports circle said Wednesday.This is the second time that Myanmar holds traditi ...Full Story