Myanmar adopts new first-grade curriculum with help from Japan

Jun 20, 2017

Myanmar adopts new first-grade curriculum with help from Japan

In its first major educational reform in almost 20 years, Myanmar has introduced a new curriculum for first-grade students developed with Japanese assistance.With the support of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, Myanmar’s Education Ministry has produced textbooks based on the new curriculum for distribution ...

Jun 7, 2017

Debris from Myanmar military plane found in sea

Pieces of a Myanmar military plane which went missing with more than 100 soldiers and family members aboard were found in the Andaman Sea late Wednesday, a local official said.Navy ships and aircraft had been searching since the afternoon when the plane lost contact ...

UNICEF envoy Kuroyanagi urges people to learn from children

Jun 2, 2017

UNICEF envoy Kuroyanagi urges people to learn from children

It struck a chord in her heart when displaced children in a conflict-stricken region of Myanmar told UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, a renowned author, actress and TV host, that there won’t be war if people of different ethnicities and religions simply got along.“We ...