The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Agro ministry urges more seed production by private sector

Good quality crop seeds are necessary for the development of Myanmar’s agricultural sector and officials say they will encourage production of diverse crops instead of just paddy.

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Fodder donors needed at cattle sanctuary

Fodder donors are needed at the cattle sanctuary in Tagundaing, Zay Tan ward, Pyigyitagun township, Mandalay Region.

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Agro Myanmar to be held in Mandalay

The International Exhibition and Conference on Agriculture for Myanmar (Agro Myanmar 2017) will be held on May 20-21 in Mandalay, according to Daw Thet Thet Mar from Veas Co Ltd.

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Ensuring next generation gets a better deal

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement is carrying out a social awareness and training program as well as carrying out a survey of street children in several parts of Yangon and Mandalay.

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Students vying govt schools to take test

A total of 265 students from international schools have applied for a placement test to transfer from the their private schools to a government school, an official from the Yangon Region Education Office told The Myanmar Times on Monday.

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Greater access, engagement needed in Rakhine State: EU

Visiting European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, has called for greater humanitarian access for communities in the northern part of Rakhine State, that was largely affected by inter-communal violence and by insurgent attacks.

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Exciting fossil discovery made in Popa geopark

Animal fossils, some that could be between 20 and 25 million years old, have been discovered in the north of Tanpo village, situated in the west of Mount Popa by geologists in early April.

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Targeting traffic offences with more traffic lights, CCTVs

A total of 140 traffic lights and 288 CCTV cameras have been installed in the Yangon Region and have been in operation since Monday (May 15).

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Elephant deaths could be linked to poachers

Wild elephants inhabiting the forests near Thabeikkyin township in Pyin Oo Lwin district, Mandalay Region, are being killed.

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Farmers protest distribution of old farmlands

Local farmers have protested against the distribution of old farmlands in the Ngamyar village of Ngazun township in Myingyan district, Mandalay Region.

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