Rice and broken rice export hit 1.2million tonnes

The export volume of rice and broken rice hit 1.2 million tonnes as of the third week of January. Over 400,000 tonnes of rice and broken rice worth US$120million were exported through normal trade, whereas about 800,000 tonnes of rice and broken rice worth US$256million were exported via border trade camps, according to the figures […]

Few workers left in deserted Magwe

Villages in Magwe Region are becoming ever more sparsely populated, as men and women move overseas in search of work, leaving few behind to plant and pick the region’s native crops, farmers said. Flooding in July and August destroyed thousands of acres of farmland, and hundreds of thousands more have been confiscated by the government […]

Tourism Businesses Push for More Consulates

Tourism industry players have demanded that there should be more Myanmar consulates in foreign countries as the tourism sector develops. “Many countries open consulates for the development of their country’s tourism industry. Thailand is well known for tourism but people hardly know about next-door Myanmar. Establishing consulates in foreign countries will definitely help Myanmar’s tourism […]