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The Myanmar Times

Smoke-free zones to be designated in public areas

Public areas in cities across six regions and states will be designated smoke-free zones this year.

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National-level certificates to be issued to skilled workers

As Myanmar progresses, the need for skilled workers in all sectors becomes critical for development and the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population is taking steps to ensure that 5000 workers are issued with National-level certificates.

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Illegal shops, drains cause of flooding

The Cleaning and Motor Transport departments under the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) are taking proactive steps to prevent flooding during the rainy season.

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Farmers to use better seed production technology

Good seed production technology will be taught to local farmers and families in Kayin State to boost paddy yield for agricultural development, according to Kayin State Department of Agriculture.

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Spot checks by FDA to ensure safe products

The Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is making spot checks in the markets and retail shops around the Yangon Region to ensure products sold are safe and comply with regulations.

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UPNC calls for talks with Govt

The newly formed Wa-led committee of Union Political Negotiation has called on the government and Tatmadaw to have talks before the upcoming second round of the 21st-Century Panglong Conference.

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The Voice Daily chief editor, writer face defamation suit

A report under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law has been filed by the military against the editor and writer of an article appearing in the The Voice Daily.

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No plan for 6-day school week yet: MOE

The Ministry of Education has denied rumours that schools will have six-day week instead of the present five.

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U Wirathu’s action does not damage our image: Ma Ba Tha

Controversial public Dhamma lectures by U Wirathu, a leading monk from the Association for Protection of Nationality and Religion (in Myanmar acronym, Ma Ba Tha) has had no impact on its image, Ma Ba Tha spokesperson Dr Ashin Thawparka said.

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Arresting the dangers of chemicals in food

Is our daily food safe?

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