The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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‘Like being hit with a flower’: U Win Htein

The Tatmadaw’s statement in a news release that it categorically condemned the words of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Central Executive Committee secretary U Win Htein has had no effect on him.

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Drop in number of military transfers to public sector

There were in all 35 transfers of military personnel to civilian posts in the first year of the new government’s tenure.

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NPT urban project to take off next year

Implementation of the Nay Pyi Taw Urban Project, which is being drafted again under the new government, is expected to kick off in 2018.

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Political instability the goal for 1990-elected MPs: U Win Htein

National League for Democracy (NLD) Central Executive Committee Secretary U Win Htein said that the elected members of parliament in the 1990 general election were focusing more on political instability and their activities were politically undesirable.

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Bail being considered for Section 66 (d)

Bail for those charged under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law is being considered under proposed amendments to the law.

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Submarine purchase only if there is sufficient budget

The Myanmar armed forces will only consider purchasing submarines if the State’s financial situation permits.

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Poor response to NVC applications in Rakhine

There has been poor response to the number of applicants for the National Verification Cards (NVC) in Rakhine State.

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Government puts in effort to boost tourism

The government has approved 144 new hotels since the National League for Democracy Party took over, giving the country’s hospitality sector a major boost.

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Public service media revival in the works

Myanmar is trying to revive its stalled Public Service Media Bill, which can give Myanmar more press freedom.

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