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Police seizes WY tablets worth over Ks50 M in Taungoo

GENERAL Aug 16, 2019
Police found about 20,000 WY tablets, ownerless, inside a vehicle in Taungoo on August 14, according to No.1 Taungoo Township police station. “We don’t know who the WY tablets belong to and we... 44

Ethnic armed alliance launches coordinated attacks in six places

GENERAL Aug 16, 2019
The Northern Alliance launched simultaneous attacks on six locations, including the Defence Services Technological Academy, on Thursday morning. Besides the academy in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay R... 44

H1N1 kills 94 people in Myanmar

GENERAL Aug 16, 2019
A total of 94 out of 520 H1N1 patients have died till August 13 in Myanmar and two more people from Yangon Region died, according to Ministry of Health and Sports. Out of 358 influenza-like illnes... 34

House approves proposal to assess private schools

GENERAL Aug 16, 2019
The House of Nationalities (upper house) of Myanmar has approved a proposal to assess the quality and credibility of certificates of private schools, Xinhua reported. Private schools are conductin... 33

Weak monsoon will make less rain over Bay of Bengal: DMH

GENERAL Aug 16, 2019
Weak monsoon will make less rain over Bay of Bengal for about two days, said Dr Kyaw Moe Oo, Director General of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). “Monsoon wind is weak currently an... 30

Rebel forces attack military defence academy in Pyin Oo Lwin

GENERAL Aug 15, 2019
Members of the Northern Alliance ethnic armed group have launched an offensive on four locations including the Tatmadaw’s (Myanmar military) Defence Services Technological Academy (DSTA) in Pyin... 51

Government unveils new youth policy

GENERAL Aug 15, 2019
The government has introduced a national youth policy to serve as a guideline for the welfare and development of young people, Xinhua reported, quoting the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Reset... 43

Travel to U.S. made easier

GENERAL Aug 15, 2019
The U.S. Embassy announced another step to make travel easier between Myanmar and the United States. Myanmar citizens can now apply for a combined B-1/B-2 visa, which allows travel to the U.S. for bot... 47

Five Rakhine villagers charged over alleged AA connection

GENERAL Aug 15, 2019
Five ethnic Rakhine villagers, including a schoolteacher, arrested last week have been charged under Myanmar’s Counter-Terrorism Law and were remanded in custody Tuesday at Buthidaung Township Cour... 45

Over 46,000 flood victims in Kyaikmaraw need emergency aid

GENERAL Aug 15, 2019
More than 46,000 flood victims from over 8,900 family households in Kyaikmaraw Township are in need of emergency aid and over 100 schools are shut down, according to the township flood relief adminis... 43