Hopes of relief from Yangon’s stifling traffic congestion were raised last week as 10 new high-tech traffic light systems came into use at major intersections.
Diamond Inya Palace condominium could become country’s tallest building if it is built to its planned height, according to government officials.
Remote and mountain-girded, its only thoroughfare the Kaladan River, Paletwa township is home to one of Chin State’s 50-plus ethnic groups, the Khumi. Reformers say Paletwa’s economic backwardness is matched…
Starting in January 2015, the rules and regulations of the Myanmar Traditional Boxing Federation will be revamped in order to turn their amateur leagues into a recognised, professional sport.
It’s not only the Myanmar kyat that is affected by a strengthening US dollar, and officials say they are monitoring the currency changes
The Yangon Angels – investors and entrepreneurs that make up a new, informal funding network based out of Myanmar’s most populous city – refuse to be “Yes” men.
I have been dreaming about cooking wholesome soups this winter, but winter in Yangon is just not cold enough for creamy, hearty soups. So, as a soup lover, I have…
Travelling solo and looking for company? There’s an app for that
With the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) International Programme for the Development of Communication, Myanmar Consolidated Media, publisher of The Myanmar Times, is seeking applications from experienced journalists to implement capacity-building programs for both beginner and senior journalists in Myanmar.
Two two-week training programs will be conducted for journalists with at least 1.5 years experience, while one three-week training course will be conducted for journalists with minimal or no experience. The programs will be conducted in January and February 2013. We are seeking one foreign (Southeast Asia-based) journalism instructor with extensive print media experience, preferably in Asia, and one Myanmar journalism instructor with extensive print media experience. The employment period is expected to be for seven weeks consecutively.
Applicants should include a cover letter and CV outlining relevant experience. To submit an application or for further information please write to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates in Yangon municipal elections begin campaign activities but find residents know little...01 December 2014