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Garment workers gather to ask for help for solving labour right violations

GENERAL Oct 23, 2019
More than 200 workers from five garment factories in Halingthaya and Shwepyitha Townships, are gathering in front of Yangon Region Government Office, to ask for the help from the regional government ... 26

SNDP will field 45 per cent of candidates with youths and women

GENERAL Oct 23, 2019
Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP) or White Tiger party chairman Dr. Sai Kyaw Ohn said that the party would field 45% of their candidates in forthcoming 2020 general elections with youths and... 32

Myanmar Grants Commercial Tax Exemption for 14 Embassies

BUSINESS Oct 23, 2019
The Ministry of Commerce announced a commercial tax exemption for 14 embassies in Myanmar including Delegation of the European Union, on October 3. The ministry said it granted this exemption for e... 34

Pyin Oo Lwin gears up for big balloon fest

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
Organisers are expecting a much bigger Pyin Oo Lwin balloon festival this year, with more visitors and participants joining the event, said U Kyaw Htay Ko, associate secretary of the organising co... 34

State Counsellor meets with Aung La Nsang

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has met with Myanmar MMA champion Aung La Nsang in Tokyo during her visit to the country to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito. In a Facebook pos... 37

Myanmar showcases its products at STYLE Bangkok

BUSINESS Oct 22, 2019
Myanmar showcased traditional cotton clothing, consumer goods and traditional handicrafts at the fifth STYLE Bangkok Fair, sources say. STYLE Bangkok October 2019 will be held for five days from ... 42

Kachin IDPs to return home

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
The working committee on resettlement of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State yesterday disbursed aid to IDPs from the Jarmaingkaung RC Camp in Myitkyina, who will return to their home... 27

YCDC Takes Ownership of Nearly 500 Apartments in Yangon

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has taken temporary ownership of 496 apartments in Yangon, and leased 238 units to government employees. Now the committee will raise the rental fees by 10... 28

International mining body calls on Myanmar to improve public disclosure

GENERAL Oct 22, 2019
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) an international watchdog on the oil, gas and mining industry recently has called on Myanmar to improve public disclosure on gemstone producti... 24

Floating meth sacks in Myanmar sea worth $20 million: official

GENERAL Oct 21, 2019
Sacks of crystal meth scooped from the sea by Myanmar fishermen who mistook it for a deodorant substance had a street value of $20 million, an official told AFP Sunday, in a country believed to be th... 55