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Union Minister Kyaw Win resigns amid corruption accusations


Union Minister for Planning and Finance Kyaw Win has been allowed to resign of his own volition from the post, according to an order by the President Office on May 25.

After investigations regarding alleged corruption, President Win Myint allowed his resignation in accord with the provisions of Section 235 (b) of the Constitution and Section 68 (a) of the Union Government Law.

Ministry to take nationwide census in 2024


Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population says it plans to collect the interim-census in November 2019 and the nationwide census in 2024 according to Aye Lwin, acting permanent secretary of the ministry.

The Population Department collects the interim-census collection every five years. Government departments face difficulty due to lack of accurate data for development tasks.

Kachin State government informs China about smuggled wood

MYITGYINA- Kachin State Government Committee informed China about seized timbers being smuggled into the China from Hsaultlaw and Chibwe Townships in northern Kachin State, according to the State Government Committee.

Nationalist Author Maung Thwe Chun filed against defamation law

Concerning talks in Mingin Township, Sagaing Region, Author Maung Thwe Chun whose works comment on national affairs, is being filed against Section 505 (b) and (c) of the defamation law, says MP Kyaw Hsan from No.1 Constituency in Mingin Township.
Ashin Wirathu from Masoe Yein Monstery in Mandalay Region participated in a day-long preaching ceremony held in Kyaungdan Village, organized by the MRTV Sayadaw.

A depression may enter Myanmar around May 29: DMH

A depression is likely to enter the Rakhine coast

Nantphae Bridge needs urgent revamp


Newly appointed UN envoy to pay first visit to Myanmar in June

Christine Schraner Burgener, newly-appointed United Nations special envoy for Myanmar will pay a first visit to Naypyidaw, the nation’s capital, in June with the purpose of holding talks on Bengali refugee crisis, UN sources said on May 23.
Christine Schraner Burgener, who was Switzerland's ambassador to Germany before her appointment last month, will hold a first round of meetings in June following a United Nations Security Council visit to Myanmar during May.

Ayeyarwaddy River erosion cause some houses to move

Some houses in Balaba village in Yesagyo Township, Pakkoku District are moving to safer places due to the danger of Ayeyarwaddy River erosion. 
Starting last week of May, some families have been moving as their houses were too close to or lying on the edge of the Ayeyarwaddy River bank.
Due to the high and low tides occurring since mid May, river erosions began in the northern part of the village, focing 3 homes adjacent to the River to evacuate.

Storm likely to head to Myanmar