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Oil and gas firm meets Ayeyawady residents about offshore supply and transport base

Officials from M & AQSB Company came to meet residents from Nga Yoke Kaung Township for talks on construction of an offshore supply and transport base near Nga Yoke Kaung beach area in Ayeyawady Region.
 
The meeting took place at Nantthapu Monastery in Nga Yoke Kaung Township on Wednesday. 
 

Work coordination meeting for Third Asia-Pacific Water Forum

A work coordination meeting for the Third Asia-Pacific Water Forum, to be hosted by Myanmar, was held at the Presidential Residence in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
 
Vice-President Henry Van Thio addressed the meeting, which also drew Thant Sin Maung, the Minister for Transportation and Communications, Yangon Mayor Maung Maung Soe and other officials.
 

Rain forecast for four days

Southern areas of Myanmar will have rain for another four days as monsoon winds remain strong, according to deputy director general Dr Kyaw Moe Oo from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).

Migrant kidnapped in Thailand

According to the Aid Alliance Committee (AAC), an activist group for migrant workers from Myanmar in Thailand, a 17-year-old female was kidnapped five days ago.

 

1,700 doctors to be appointed

Hospitals ranging in size from 16 to 2,000 beds will see 1,700 doctors appointed to them although other staff were also needed, according

Floods hit Yangon

Yangon’s monsoon woes continued as heavy rain battered the city on June 22, causing several places to flood again.

 

500,000 children put to work: survey

 

Committee demands flood compensation

Although a Kachin State parliamentary committee proposed the state government last year compensate

Lower House accepts health insurance proposal

The Lower House on June 22 accepted a proposal for a national health insurance system.

Storms ruin Naga roads

The roads connecting Htanparkwe and Leshi townships in the Naga self-administered zone have been ruined by heavy rain and transport is difficult, residents say.