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FDA finds illegal chemicals in Nay Pyi Taw markets

Foods from the markets in Nay Pyi Taw and Pyinmana Myoma Zay were found to contain illegal chemicals and dyes, Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) Department Deputy Director Dr Tun Lin Aung said on May 11.

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Off-grid projects to jump-start rural electrification

In a bid to develop and bring progress to rural areas that are not on the national electric supply grid, a pilot off-grid project is being implemented in 10 villages.

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Heineken makes road safety priority

Heineken Myanmar, a branch of the Netherlands-based brewing company, Heineken, has donated safety items and devices to Road Transport Administration Department (RTAD)to promote vehicle and road safety.

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River conservation for 179 rivers with a K4.4 billion

River conservation works for 179 rivers in the country will be conducted in 2018 using K 4.4 billion of the Union Budget.

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Fines for power theft net ministry K100 million

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has collected more than K15 million in fines from those caught stealing electricity in the Nay Pyi Taw Council area during February and March this year.

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Parliament to prioritise pending legislations

The fifth parliamentary session will resume on May 18 and the process of approving bills will be emphasised.

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Gales kill three, 3,000 homes damaged

Three people were killed and nearly 3,000 houses were damaged by the gales that swept between May 5 and 7 in some regions and states.

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Staff should be free from corruption: Auditor General

A cup of tea offered to auditors by officials when they are being evaluated is permissible, said Union Auditor General U Maw Than.

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K4.8t worth of treasury bonds and notes sold in 2016-17

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) sold K 4.823 trillion in Government Treasury Bonds and Treasury Notes during the 2016-17 fiscal year.

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Myanmar disaster death rate high: President

President U Htin Kyaw urged at the World Red Cross Day ceremony held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday that with the occurrence of disasters on the rise, Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) will have to do more for first aid, disaster preparedness, response and reduction.

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