The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

73 Myanmar deaths in Malaysian custody: Media

More than half of the foreigners who died at Malaysian immigration detention camps over the past two years are Myanmar citizens, according to a report by the Malaysian National Human Rights Commission Human Rights, Suhakam, the Malay acronym.

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Elderly social pension for 2017/18 to be allocated in June

The government has allocated a budget of K420 million for social pensions for the elderly for the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget. The cash will be handed out to senior citizens within the last two weeks of June, according to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement.

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Myanmar included in assessment on emergency disaster response

A baseline assessment on emergency disaster response will be done by Asia Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in six countries, including Myanmar, in the last week of May and lasting for about a month.

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City hall officials face suit for canceling event

Farmers from the Mandalay Region’s Pyin Oo Lwin township said they will sue the township development committee for failing to host an event at City Hall despite being paid rent for the premises.

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Myanmar Liver Foundation to be formed

The Myanmar Liver Foundation will be formed in Mandalay city to help patients with liver diseases.

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Myanmar needs to change with the times: Speaker

Myanmar’s national interests are now its main priority as policies and processes are transforming the nation in the context of international changes.

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350 garment workers go on strike

Over 350 garment workers from the Join-Profit garment factory Industrial Zone (3) of Hlaing Tharyar, launched a strike on May 17, asking for labour rights as factory officials had committed violations, say strike workers.

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NLD patron in critical condition

NLD  patron U Tin Oo has been hospitalised since May 17 after slipping in the bathroom of his house. He is currently in critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit of Yangon General Hospital.

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Why the five ethnic armed organisations should sign NCA

(First of the series: 21st Century Panglong Conference-2nd session)

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Chinese war ships weigh anchor at Yangon

A Chinese destroyer and frigate have docked in Yangon, and will stay for four days, in a show of diplomatic goodwill between Myanmar and China.

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