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Myanmar, Indian universities to ink MOUs for cooperation

The universities of Myanmar and India have plans to sign MOUs for cooperation in the education sector, Professor Dr Thida Win from Mandalay University said.

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Supreme Court Judge expresses regret in parliament

Supreme Court Judge U Soe Nyunt expressed regret at the Pyithu Hluttaw session on May 22 with regard to his explanation to the motion to revamp and reconstruct the deviated and corrupted judiciary system by Bago Region, Waw township MP U Tin Htwe.

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Elderly get timely food, medicines

Poor elderly folk living in Mandalay City are being cared for with medicines and food during this season when temperatures can soar, said U Soe, secretary of the Ma Naw Kyar Phyu Blood Donor and Charity Association.

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Pyithu Hluttaw nod for increased land, water, embankment tax

A proposal urging the Union government to increase land, water and embankment taxes on farmers to be compatible with the times has been approved by the Pyithu Hluttaw on May 22.

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Monks support Monastic Education Law

Monks throughout the country who attended the Third All-Myanmar Monastic Education Conference are in support of the Monastic Education Law (Draft) which was drafted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs in 2014.

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USDP disputes township by-election results

The result of the by-election that was held in the Monywa township of Sagaing Region on April 1, has been disputed by the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP).

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Group to plant trees, promote conservation formed

The Sagaing Sein Lan environmental conservation group was established on May 20 with the aim of conserving the environment and planting trees that provide shade in Sagaing Region, according to the Sagaing City Development Committee.

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Billboards blocking Bagan pagodas to be out

Billboards that obstruct the view of Bagan pagodas in the cultural zone, will no longer be allowed starting this budget year, according to U Soe Tint, head of the Nyaung-U district General Administration Department.

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Alaung Mintayagyi’s death anniversary commemorated

An offering of food ceremony was held to commemorate the 257th anniversary of Alaung Mintayagyi U Aung Zeya’s death. He was the founder of the Konbaung dynasty and a “sharing of merits” for the late relatives of the dynasty also took place on May 22.

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All Ma Ba Tha signage banned

As it has already been decided that Ma Ba Tha is an unofficially formed organisation, all Ma Ba Tha signboards across the country will have to be completely taken down failing which, the Ministry of Home Affairs will take immediate action.

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