Archaeology Department aims to repair Bagan temples by 2020

Repairs to 389 temples and other religious structures in Bagan that were damaged by an earthquake last August will be completed by 2020, announced the Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library. A department official told Eleven: “We have a priority list of 36 quake-affected religious buildings that need immediate repairs. [Repairs to the structures

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Remnant mortar shells from WWII found in Rakhine

Ten unexploded mortar shells were discovered in a village located in Rakhine State’s Kyauktaw Township yesterday afternoon, according to Eleven. A father and son had...

Remnant mortar shells from WWII found in Rakhine

Thai soap angers family of Myanmar’s last king

The family of Myanmar’s last king hit out on Sunday at a Thai soap opera inspired by the palace intrigue of their ancestors, accusing Thailand of double standards in how it...

Thai soap angers family of Myanmar’s last king

Conflict and comics in yesterday’s Myanmar (Part 1)

Burma was depicted in different ways over the

Conflict and comics in yesterday’s Myanmar (Part 1)

IN PICTURES: Inside the memorial hall for Myanmar’s ‘8888’ uprising

It may not be around

IN PICTURES: Inside the memorial hall for Myanmar’s ‘8888’ uprising

Whose heritage is it? Myanmar and Thailand submit UNESCO claims for same forest

"This dispute is because of the lack of a clear border fence between the

Whose heritage is it? Myanmar and Thailand submit UNESCO claims for same forest

Event: The life and work of revered journalist U Sein Win

An exhibition at his former Yangon

Event: The life and work of revered journalist U Sein Win

A rare glimpse of history as Yangon’s Secretariat opens for Martyrs’ Day

Only open once a

A rare glimpse of history as Yangon’s Secretariat opens for Martyrs’ Day

Secretariat to open to the public for one day only

You can walk in, for free, from 9:30am until 5pm next

Secretariat to open to the public for one day only

Aung San museum gets makeover ahead of Martyr’s Day

A decades-old museum dedicated to independence leader Aung San is undergoing renovations ahead of celebrations honoring him later this month. The Bogyoke Aung San Museum, in Bahan...

Aung San museum gets makeover ahead of Martyr’s Day