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Mandalay is Burma’s cultural heart. The city’s soul can still be found in its artisan workshops, where its short—but rich— history is preserved…in gold.
Six countries will compete in the men’s category of chinlone – Burma’s traditional sport, a combination of sport and dance – in the 28th South East Asia Games to be[…]
A 17-year-old teenager was arrested on Monday following a failed robbery attempt at a gold shop in Rangoon’s Latha Township. The teenager allegedly posed as a customer and asked a[…]
Burma has won two gold medals – both in sepak takraw or chinlone – at the Asian Games which began this weekend in Incheon, South Korea. On Monday, the Burmese[…]
In a country known as the Golden Land, gold miners are dying of a disease endemic to their work.
Authorities are tracking down home addresses of 35 gold mine operators who failed to pay government taxes, Deputy Minister of Mines Than Tun Aung told Parliament this week. According to[…]
In a move that will open the country’s gold market to global investors, CCTV has reported that Burma will begin issuing gold bars under the international measurement standard — the[…]
Miners at Tagon Gold Mine-1 in Mandalay division are calling on the government to adopt a Mining Law, to ensure safety standards and the protection of miners’ rights.
After recent reports of armed robberies of gold and jewellery shops in Burma, the Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs Association is planning to negotiate with the Ministry of Home Affairs to employ safety measures in the shops.
Burma’s Min Zaw Oo wins first place in the men’s bodybuilding 80kg weight category in Rangoon on Sunday