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Myanmar Mandalay

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:30:29 +0630
King Thibaw mausoleum planned in Mandalay
A mausoleum for Myanmar’s last monarch of the Konbaung dynasty King Thibaw is being planned at the Mandalay Palace, a descendant of the late king said.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:44:25 +0630
Gold traders to sign petition against 5pc tax on gold foil
Gold entrepreneurs and traders plan to meet next month to try and launch a petition against the imposition of a 5 percent commercial tax on highly-purified gold foil, said U Tin Tun, chairman of the Mandalay Gold Entrepreneurs Association.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:40:32 +0630
Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection to be done by City Development Committee
Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection system, which was handed over to be managed by a private company since February 2016, will be handled by the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee beginning April 1, 2017.

Myanmar National

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:15:10 +0630
Same GSM numbers to replace CDMA SIM cards
State-owned telecommunications operator Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has started issuing GSM SIM cards with the same number for CDMA users since March 20, according to an MPT official. Accordingly, the old CDMA SIM cards will not be can...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:01:26 +0630
Thai court awards K100 million to sacked Myanmar workers
Sixty-five Myanmar workers, who were sacked by a Thai factory in Bangkok, have been awarded more than K100 million (Thai baht 2,751,000) in compensation, according to the Thai based Aid Alliance Committee (AAC).

Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:07 +0630
Police stop protesters in front of Supreme Court
Police have prevented 20 protesters from demonstrating in front of the Nay Pyi Taw  Supreme Court office.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:29:11 +0630
Over 300 farmers to get land compensation
The Nay Pyi Taw City Development Committee gave 381 farmers land compensations totalling more than K940 million for 899 acres of crop fields and farmlands which were reclaimed as they were part of forest reserve area.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:27:42 +0630
Myanmar SMEs to get a boost from Thai bank
Market competitiveness of small and medium enterprises in Myanmar which operate in traditional ways will be developed under an MoU signed between the Central Department of Small and Medium Enterprises Development  (CDSMED) under the Ministry of Indu...

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:31:27 +0630
6,000 villagers to get first aid, road safety training
Over 6000 people living in villages along the accident-prone Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw highway will be trained in first aid and road safety by the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) and Shell Myanmar.

Myanmar Yangon

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:13:06 +0630
Yangon judiciary system needs own land, offices
Yangon Region’s judiciary system needs to be restructured and independent in order to function effectively, said the Region Hluttaw Judicial, Rule of law, Complaints and Appeals Scrutiny Committee (JRLCASC).

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:10:38 +0630
Magnitude 4 earthquake shakes parts of Yangon
A magnitude 4 earthquake centred four miles from northeast Twante township was felt in parts of Yangon at about 5:06pm on Thursday, according to the earthquake section of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:19:42 +0630
Voters lacking info about candidates: EEOP survey
More than half of the voters have admitted that they don’t know the plans and policies of the candidates competing in the by-election on April 1, 2017, according to the Pre-Election Voter Perception Survey done by the Election Education and Observa...

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:35:10 +0630
No more toll collection on Yangon bridges
Toll collection on nine bridges in Yangon Region – linking the city and townships in the outskirt – will cease starting April 1.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:27:25 +0630
Factories told to close on polling day
Factories in Hlaing Tharyar have been told to close on polling day to allow their employees to cast their votes in the township’s by-election.

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