The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

No pay-rise plan for civil servants

There are no plans for a pay hike for civil servants even though the new government is in its second year.

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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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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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Reproductive health subject proposed in schools

School curricula should include basic principles of democracy, reproductive health and civics as subjects, says Bago Region Constituency 5 MP Dr Tin Tin Win.

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Nylon-tar roads throughout Myanmar by 2030

Arrangements are being made for all roads in the nation to be upgraded to nylon-tar roads by 2030.

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More protests if demands not met: Assn

A group calling itself the ‘Patriotic Association’ held a protest on May 20 at the Shwe Nant Thar football ground in Ottarathiri township, Nay Pyi Taw, against what it alleges were unfair actions by Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko.

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Training for women ward administrators

Some 84 elected village and ward women administrators from states and regions are being trained to carry out their duties professionally in a joint program conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the General Administration Department in Nay Pyi Taw.

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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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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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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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