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June 14th – World Blood Donors Day

Today marks the World Blood Donors Day by WHO -- World Health Organization! Blood donation is a mutually beneficial cause, not only does it reduce—allegedly—risks of getting cancer and...

Friends or lovers? Facebook Dating is on its way to match you up with...

With Tinder’s huge success in pairing up two lonely souls, Facebook launched its own ‘swiped right’ on the online dating platform by introducing the new Facebook Dating Section along with the “Secret...

The ‘Women Riders World Relay’ coming to Myanmar

From 26-28 July, the first ever ‘Women Riders World Relay’ will be passing through Myanmar. The event, which has signed up more than 15,000 participants from around the world, is a year-long...

Panel discussion will tackle plastic pollution

Sustainable consultancy and change agency Conyat Create will host a panel discussion on plastic pollution in Myanmar. The ‘Breaking Up with Plastics’ event will take place at Urban Village (between 47 and 48 streets) at...

Uber Appoints Woman as First GM of Myanmar

Uber has appointed Daw Ei Phyu Lwin, effective Monday, July 3, as General Manager of its local operations, marking another major milestone in Myanmar. The appointment comes nearly two months after it launched in...

Qatar Airways sees annual revenue increased by 10.4%

Qatar Airways has recently released its annual report for the fiscal year 2017 (April 1st 2016 to March 31st 2017) revealing a 21.7 per cent year-on-year net profit increase. The results also show an...

SOAP FOR HOPE : Promoting Better Hygiene in Mandalay

By: Susan Bailey Young Chan Myae looks up with a big smile on his face, proudly displaying a bar of soap to the camera as if it is a work of art. But it’s not...

Q&A with Nico Elliott, Managing Director of 57 Below

In Yangon’s rapidly expanding restaurant industry, Nico Elliott is a name to be reckoned with. At the helm of the hospitality management company called 57 Below – which operates notable restaurants such as Union Bar...

[News Update] MNA acquired new Boeing 737-800s for International Routes

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) has acquired new, state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800s, flying to international destinations. The airline has acquired 10 new Boeing aircrafts specifically for their international routes to showcase the airline’s popular new brand identity. Currently,...

[News Update]Myanmar Welcomes Earth Hour

Story/Photo: Sondang Grace Sirait The traditional Myanmar Buddhist ritual of lighting oil lamps at pagodas in the evening took on new meaning on Saturday, 25 March 2017, as hundreds of people gathered at the Shwedagon...