Temporary visa for foreign scribes covering Myanmar polls

Myanmar’s information ministry is arranging one-month visa for foreign correspondents who wish to cover the upcoming general election set for November 8, a statement said on Monday. The foreign correspondents have been asked to collect media accreditation cards, issued by the Union Election Commission, after their arrival and contact the local Myanmar Foreign Correspondents Club, […]

Former MOFA office reopened as business centre

YANGON—The former office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Pyay Road was reopened on Wednesday as a business centre for embassies and companies, according to the Youth Force Hotel Co, which signed the contract with the government to operate the project. The colonial-era building was renovated without changing its architecture at a cost of […]