Myanmar National Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630State 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 +0630Farmers 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 +0630Same 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 +063015 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 +0630Thai 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).
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:44:17 +0630Varsity charter vague on student union position
The University of Yangon’s charter draft has left the student union baffled by its lack of clarity on the standing of the union, Ko Win Lwin Aung, a central executive committee member said.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:16:04 +0630FDA delays labelling of food products
The Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that the labelling requirements for local food products will be delayed by three months.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:43:54 +0630NLD removes two party officials after by-election bungle
The National League for Democracy (NLD) has stripped off two party officials from its Kayah State branch from their party positions and duties for failing to submit a candidate’s name to the election commission before the stipulated deadline.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:07 +0630Police stop protesters in front of Supreme Court
Police have prevented 20 protesters from demonstrating in front of the Nay Pyi Taw Supreme Court office.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:30:39 +0630ANFREL chair praises UEC for a job well done
The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) chair Damaso Magbual said the Union Election Commission (UEC) did a good job in the by-election this time.