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Yangon’s Sanchaung township launches digital pet registration

Jun 26, 2020
Sanchaung township in Yangon launched digital pet registration on June 24 to improve the monitoring of household dogs and cats and prevent disputes. The township municipal committee carried out... 163

Six activists charged

Jun 26, 2020
Myanmar police have charged six activists who participated in protests against a year-long government-ordered internet service shutdown in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Rakhine state, accusing t... 178

Arakan Army Seizes Three Soldiers’ Sons in Western Myanmar

Jun 26, 2020
Sittwe, Rakhine State — The Arakan Army (AA) has abducted three young men, who are the sons of military personnel in Rakhine State’s Rathedaung Township, according to Myanmar’s mi... 151

Three crocodiles from Thailand seized in Myawady

Jun 25, 2020
MYAWADY-Three crocodiles being brought from Maesoat, Thailand, were seized in Myawady Township, on June 22nd According to the tip-off, saying that baby crocodiles were being bred at a house ne... 171

Myanmar’s Yoma Strategic to Buy Majority Stake in Wave Money From Telenor

Jun 25, 2020
YANGON—Yoma Strategic Holdings, headed by Chinese-Myanmar tycoon Serge Pun, will acquire Telenor Group’s 51-percent stake worth US$76.5 million (105.99 billion kyats) in Myanmar’s... 158

Seized precursor chemicals and paraphernalia destroyed in Shan State

Jun 25, 2020
MUSE-In order to mark 33rd International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the anti-drug force destroyed seized precursor chemicals and paraphernalia worth US$2.3 million at a field ... 167

Chinese-Made Arms Due for Myanmar Seized on Thai Border

Jun 25, 2020
Yangon — A joint task force, including the Thai military and police, seized a large cache of Chinese-made weapons, which are believed to be destined for Myanmar, on Tuesday morning. AK47 a... 166

Monk Charged with Murder of Teenager in Myanmar's Magwe Region

Jun 24, 2020
A teenager was stabbed to death in Aung Lan township of Magwe Region last Thursday. The perpetrator has been detained and police have filed a case against him pressing murder charges. The perpet... 169

The first aquatic museum of Myanmar will complete in December

Jun 24, 2020
The first international-standard Myanmar Aquarium including an underwater tunnel is expected to complete in coming December according to Mottma Development Group. It is being constructed in Kandawgy... 172

Myanmar SMEs Urge Suu Kyi to Ease COVID-19 Loan Policies

Jun 24, 2020
YANGON—Myanmar’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by the pandemic need the government to relax its COVID-19 loan policies in order to help businesses thrive, according... 183