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Thai employer sacks 16 Myanmar migrant workers over protest

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Over 200 Myanmar migrant workers left their weeds processing factory in Ayuddhaya Province, Thailand in protest on June 19 after they were not given their full wages. Out of over 200 workers, 16 ... 35

Four students missing in Kachin State

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Four students have been reported missing for four days in Kachin state where abductions of civilians by human traffickers, the national army, and ethnic militias are common, a local official said T... 34

Yangon Government Chose ASTI for YPS Payment Services

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Yangon Regional Government decided to choose Asia Starmar Transport Intelligent Co., Ltd (ASTI) as the tender winner for cashless payment service in YBS buses and other transportation modes in the fut... 31

Delegates to NLD’s 2nd Nationwide Conference elected

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
YANGON- The respective States and Regions have elected their delegates to attend Second Nationwide Conference of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD). Final decisions about the conferen... 34

UNSG’s special envoy holds closed-door meeting with international diplomats in Yangon

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Christine Schraner Burgener , UNSG’s special envoy to Myanmar, (middle) stands having a chat with international diplomats before the closed-door meeting at Chatrium Hotel. Christine Schraner Bur... 30

Non-stop heavy rain destroys thousands acres plantations in Magway

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
MAGWAY- Non-stop heavy rain poured from June 9th to 14th inundated the creeks in Magway Region and over 90,000 acres of crop plantations are flooded, says Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irriga... 32

More migrants return to Myanmar as arrests increase in Thailand

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Myanmar migrant workers are returning home as arrests continue in Thailand for those without proper documents according to Kyauk Lone Gyi welcoming camp in Myawaddy. After new rules for employers a... 32

Yangon face squatter related challenges: mayor

GENERAL Jun 22, 2018
Many people moved to Yangon as it is a commercial hub of Myanmar and thus the city is facing challenges related with squatters and crimes, said Yangon mayor Maung Maung Soe in a region parliament sess... 28

Ancient pagodas discovered in Nyaung U

GENERAL Jun 21, 2018
TWO more ancient pagodas, believed to be from the 13th century, were discovered between Myaung and Laekan villages in Nyaung U Township, Mandalay Region, when the villagers cleared out grown ve... 64

Mottama Holdings Plans Iconic Landmarks To Accentuate Yangon’s Potential

GENERAL Jun 21, 2018
Mottama Holdings Limited has been developing projects valued at a total of USD 1 billion, including residential, office tower, shopping malls, and public recreational center, in partnership with local... 76