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The Myanmar Times

Labour ministry reviewing agencies deposit fee order

The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population is now reviewing its deposit fee order for overseas employment agencies, according to an official in charge of migration at the ministry.

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Immunization clinics available in 98 hospitals

Hospital-based immunization clinics have been opened in 98 hospitals, which have 100 beds or more throughout the regions and states starting in the month of May.

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MJA’s National Press Awards

The Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA) organised its fifth National Press Awards on World Press Freedom Day (May 3), and it was held in Sky Star Hotel, Yangon.

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Law students can help MPs make better legislation

Legal experts spoke of the advantages that MPs can get if they incorporate law students in their legislative functions, during the National Law Students Conference held at Yangon University’s Diamond Jubilee Hall.

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Expect wet month in May

The Meteorology Department says that normal rainfall is expected in the early monsoon period and the southwest monsoon wind will arrive in southern Myanmar by mid-May.

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Minister calls for greater press freedom

The Union Minister for Information, Dr Pe Myint, has called for greater improvement in Myanmar’s ranking in the World Press Freedom Index at a celebration to mark the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2017.

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Risking oneself walking over Kandawgyi Lake wooden bridge!

IT is often said that Yangon and Kandawgyi Lake are inseparable, like two peas in a pod.

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Learning access through digital education project implemented

A digital education project will be implemented in 120 monastic education schools nationwide aimed at underprivileged children from remote areas. 

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Free private high school for under-privileged

A free private high school will be opened in Taunggok township, Rakhine State during this academic year to cater to students who are poor and cannot afford the fees.

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Myanmar press freedom ranking jumps

Myanmar press freedom has hit an all time high, ranking No. 3 in ASEAN just behind Indonesia and the Philippines, according to the latest survey by Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF).

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