Russia and Myanmar to establish working body for nuclear technology

Russia and Myanmar will establish a working body this year for using nuclear technology, Russian officials said at an exhibition and forum in Moscow last week. The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in nuclear technology for peaceful purposes in June 2015. This was the first step to building a legal foundation […]

Grand Andaman wins monopoly on Tanintharyi birds’ nests

Grand Andaman Islands Company has taken over the right to harvest birds’ nests on four groups of islands in Tanintharyi Region that were put out to tender, after the Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings failed to make a cash payment for one of the bids. UMEHL had won the right to produce and harvest swiftlet […]

Myanmar crowns Miss Universe candidate

With a whiff of controversy and not a bikini in sight, a US-educated business graduate was selected as the first Miss Universe contestant to represent Myanmar in more than 50 years. Moe Set Wine will take her place on stage at the global beauty pageant in Moscow next month, reflecting dramatic political and social changes […]