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MNMC to protect influence and dignity of journalism

“Newsmen or artiste literary workers love freedom, hence need to be given freedom of expression and simultaneously privileges for their own security.” said Dr Pe Myint, Union Minister for Information, meeting with Myanmar News Media Councilors in Yangon yesterday.He added that journalists had the right ...

Value of trade through Muse border trade camp on the decline

The value of trade through the Muse border trade camp was on the decline as of the end of September, it is learnt from the statistics of Trade Department. The value of trade via Muse as of 23rd September in this fiscal year amounted to ...

Myanmar negotiating 200 billion Euro loan from Belgium for riverbank upgrades

Myanmar is in discussion with Belgium to receive a 200 billion Euro loan that will be used to achieve better water flow by digging a sandbank in the Ayeyawady and Chindwin rivers.According to a representative of the department of water resource and river development, a ...

WCS, TSA save the turtles in Myanmar

Working in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) works to implement recovery programs for some highly endangered endemic species in Ayeyawady Region – the Myanmar roof turtle, the Myanmar star tortoise and the Rakhine forest turtle.Keep reading ...

Efforts exerted to formulate a zoning law in Yangon

Concerted efforts are being made for a zoning plan in Yangon Region to go from draft to law, it is learnt from the City Planning and Land Administration Department under the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC).Keep reading ...

Mon State gov and Seribu Bio-System to jointly undertake crab farming venture

Mon state government and Seribu Bio-System, a Malaysian company, will jointly conduct crab farming in Mon State, said U Tun Htay, the minister for Mon State Agriculture, Livestock and Communication.Keep reading ...

VP U Henry Van Thio meets with ASEAN Energy Ministers, Deputy Secretary-General

VICE President U Henry Van Thio received Ministers for Energy from ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Lim Hong Hin at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday to discuss matters related to further cooperation among ASEAN members in the energy sector. Keep reading   ...

ASEAN energy ministers pledge greater cooperation in energy security and sustainability

A PRESS conference took place in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday in connection with the ongoing 34th ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM) and its related meetings.The meeting agreed on the aspirational target to increase the component to renewable energy to 23 per cent by 2025 ...

JCMCs to be organized in Taninthayi

A local-level Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee (JCMC) will be formed in Taninthayi Region, according to the Karen National Union (KNU) liaison office in Dawei.Keep reading ...

Over 100 schools to be built across Mon State

THE UNION government has allotted over K4.6million for a project to construct 108 school buildings across Mon State this fiscal year, according to the state’s education office.The local government is currently in the process of scrutinising bids to choose the winners of the contract to ...

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