The Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS) collected bodies and dealt with injuries during the water festival in Yangon, mainly in Thingangyun Township and on the Kabaaye Pagoda Road.

The number of patients brought to the emergency ward of Yangon General Hospital (YGH) during the water festival has risen from last year.

YANGON – Crowds filled Yangon’s pagodas, parks and gardens to greet the Myanmar year 1377.

The leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi has sent out her new year wish that the people's needs, hopes and desires may be fulfilled.

An explosion caused by a gasometer in a Korean barbecue restaurant called Hello Dine in Yankin Township, Yangon, left nine people with minor injuries. The explosion took place on the final day of the Thingyan water festival.