The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Compulsory monitoring of fishing boats soon

The Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) is to be fitted on all offshore fishing vessels operating in Myanmar territorial waters, said Deputy Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Minister U Hla Kyaw.

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Best wishes for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

A party for the 72nd birthday of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, which falls on June 19, was held at I-12 building of Rule of Law and Peace and Stability committee in the Nay Pyi Taw parliamentary compound.

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MP wants consumer education in syllabus

A motion urging the Union Government to include consumer education in the syllabus of the 6th, 7th and 8th grades was recorded at the Pyithu Hluttaw session held on Wednesday (June 14).

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New bill on vocational training in the works

The Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Bill, which is being drafted by the Ministry of Education, will be submitted to parliament soon, said Dr Aye Myint, director general of the Department of Technical and Vocational Education.

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Government urged to boost SMEs to create more jobs

Myanmar needs to maximise its agricultural, industrial and service sectors to push the country’s economic growth and create more jobs.

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Reproductive health motion recorded in Amyotha Hluttaw

A motion urging the Union Government to include reproductive health, civics and democracy on the syllabi of colleges, high schools and middle schools has been entered into the record by Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mann Win Khaing Than.

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Myanmar disabled to get more jobs, protection law soon

Disabled people can look forward to more job openings and other opportunities, Dr Win Myat Aye, minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, said.

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Q-and-A on seized land ‘irritates’ Hluttaw speaker

Questions and answers pertaining to confiscated land are irritating, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint told the Hluttaw session yesterday.

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Counterfeit notes seized and destroyed: Central Bank

The Central Bank seized 2300 counterfeit K5000 and K10,000 notes during fiscal 2016-2017.

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New import laws for LNG in the pipeline

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) is going to draft new laws on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in cooperation with the Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Society (MOGSS) and Hluttaw but details of the draft are not known, MOGSS vice-chair Daw Hnin Phyu Phyu Aung told The Myanmar Times.

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