Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Spike in Yangon dengue cases expected

Experts say that the number of dengue fever cases is likely to be high this year.

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ANP says no to new ALD emblem, flag

The proposed emblem and flag to represent the ethnic minority party, the revived Arakan League for Democracy (ALD), has been objected to by its rival, the Arakan National Party (ANP).

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Government silent over new name of Ma Ba Tha

The government has refused to comment on the alleged plan of the banned nationalist monks group Ma Ba Tha, to set up a foundation that would continue its controversial teachings and advocacies.

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Employers urged to give jobs to the blind

The visually impaired in Myanmar are finding it difficult to gain employment, according to the Myanmar Federation of Persons with Disabilities (MFPD).

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Sexual harassment, the hidden scourge of Myanmar women

It was a rude awakening for 22-year-old medical student Yadanar.

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Grade 9 subjects to be set at the end of June

The Yangon Regional Educational office has said that the major subjects for Grade 9 will be set by the end of June.

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Ma Ba Tha to continue under new name

Ma Ba Tha chair Sayadaw Ashin Tilokabhivamsa said it is necessary to note and to be careful that the ban on the Patriotic Association of Myanmar (Ma Ba Tha) was not because of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee.

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Coastal areas on orange cyclone alert

Myanmar has been put on a cyclone orange alert for coastal areas as a depression over the Bay of Bengal moves towards landfall and may cross near the Rakhine State coastal area.

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Endangered turtles, tortoises saved by conservation

Conservationists have successfully bred the ten turtle and tortoise species in Myanmar that are on the endangered and critically endangered list.

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Former minister released

Former Minister of Religious Affairs, U Hsan Sint, was released from prison yesterday under a Presidential Amnesty in which dozens other political prisoners across the country have been freed.

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