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Fishing community in Mon state evacuated after flooding

GENERAL Aug 16, 2018
Police in Paung, Mon State, evacuated the fishing community in Ahlyat Village in Paung Township as high tide destroyed their homes yesterday, state media reported. The wave destroyed seven homes ye... 13

Funeral for Mee Mee to be held on August 17

GENERAL Aug 16, 2018
88-Generation leader Mee Mee aka Thinn Thinn Aye who was killed in a car accident will be buried on August 17 at Yayway cemetery, Yangon. Mar Kee from 88-Generation told Mizzima her body had been s... 10

Magwe NLD Chair issues notice to take legal action against defamation

GENERAL Aug 16, 2018
The chairman of the ruling National League for Democracy party in central Myanmar’s Magwe region said on Wednesday that he issued a notice instructing regional bodies to take legal action against pe... 9

Central Bank cannot control the money market

BUSINESS Aug 16, 2018
Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) Vice-Chairman Dr. Maung Maung Lay said that Myanmar Central Bank cannot control the money market. Some businessmen complaine... 6

Import of consumer goods increases

BUSINESS Aug 16, 2018
Myanmar imported US$1.698 billion worth of consumer goods in the present fiscal year (FY), an increase in value by $135 million than that of the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Comme... 11

Central bank sets exchange rate of 1,460 kyats to 1 U.S. dollar

GENERAL Aug 16, 2018
The central bank of Myanmar has announced removing the trading band of +/- 0.8 percent on exchange of Myanmar Kyat against the U.S. dollar to control market fluctuation in wake of continuous kyat de... 9

Well-wishers renovate damaged school in Ayeyawady

GENERAL Aug 16, 2018
PATHEIN- Well-wishers renovated Basic Education Primary School in Nyunkwin village of Pyinsalu, Latputta Township that was damaged by strong winds on June 9th. The opening ceremony of a new school... 6

Locals demand halt to quarrying in Linmway mountain range in Mrauk-U

GENERAL Aug 16, 2018
Local people from Hteikwapyin village on August 13 submitted a letter to Rakhine State government demanding an end to production of stone from Linmway mountain range about 17 miles to the north of Mra... 6

Construction of Mingalar Market Expected to Complete in 2020

GENERAL Aug 15, 2018
The Mingalar Market was destroyed by fire twice within a decade, but is being rebuilt for the third time. The new building is supposed to provide enough space for 40,000 people. Construction has start... 38

High tide floods Yangon townships

GENERAL Aug 15, 2018
Since 4:30 pm on August 13, high tide occurred in Botataung, Lamadaw township which are situated near Yangon port. Thaketa, Thigungyun, North Okkalapa, South Okkalapa, Pazuntaung, Mingalar Taungnyunt,... 41