The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Former ambassador provides aid for the elderly

Former ambassador Dr Hla Maung, who is chair of the Pyinmana Township Association (Yangon) in Nay Pyi Taw, has made cash donations to 125 elderly people and honoured 42 students who passed the 2015-16 matriculation examination with flying colours.

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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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