Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:38
YANGON-The care of Doctors Without Borders (MSF-Holland) is now planning to temporarily halt its HIV treatment activities in Yangon in order to provide more projects in Shan and Kachin States by the end of 2020, says Dr Phone Thit, Deputy Medical Coordinator (Technical) from MSF-Holland.
At present, the MSF is referring its HIV patients to the Ministry of Health and Sports.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:05
NAYPYITAW- Thailand is now planning to offer employment towards 60,000 of Myanmar fishery workers under MoU agreement, says Thai Labour Minister Pol. Gen Adul Sangskingkeo.
Thein Swe, Union Minister of Labour, Immigration and Information and Thailand Labour Minister yesterday met with Thai Labour Minister Pol. Gen Adul Sangskingkeo in Nay Pyi Taw.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:11
The projects will be carried out with an ADB loan of US$40.5 million in 14 townships from Magway, Mandalay and Sagaing Regions which are considered as the arid zone, said Deputy Minister Hla Kyaw of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
The remarks came from the proposal to borrow US$40.5 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) resent by the president to the regular session of the Union parliament on August 15.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:08
Director Mike Tee was arrested for possessing narcotic drugs while night security measures were being carried out by the authorities in Tamwe Township, Yangon on August 16, said a police officer from East District Police Force.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:07
The Union-level ministries and organizations have been proposed to supervise the projects being run by foreign loans and foreign financial assistance whether the projects meet with expectations or not, reported by the Joint Public Accounts Committee.
The remarks came from the report of the Joint Public Accounts Committee as to the 2016-2017 financial report of the Auditor-General at the regular session of the Union parliament on August 16.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:03
TAUNGGYI- While military tension are already high enough due to flash battles that took place in Namtu and Hsibaw Townships, northern Shan State, over 1,000 locals are now fleeing to safer places, according to the sources.
In the morning of August 15th, the skirmishes between Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP), Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS), occurred in Panglon village beside Namtu-Hsibaw motor road in Hsibaw Township.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:53
“The rowing festival will be held for the very first time at the Lawka Nanda Pagoda on the morning of August 15. In the first round of the competition, Nonbo Kone and Mya Zalot team competed and they have each won competitions before. The second round of competition will be between Thein Kone and Inwai, On August 19, the grand final will be held,” said a local who came to watch the athletic event.
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:24
Due to strong waves and high tide in Kamar Township within Ayeyawaddy Region, about 113 houses were destroyed within a 3 days period.
“The river bank has been steadily eroded by the Ayeyawaddy River and as a result, houses close to the river bank were destroyed. It’s been 3 months since June that we’ve been suffered from off and on high tide. After 2 or 3 days, water decreases again,” said MP Bo Bo Min Zaw of Pyarpon Township constituency (2), in Ayeyawaddy Region.
Submitted by ttwin on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:17
The chairman of Magway Region National League for Democracy has issued a directive within the party, calling for lawsuits against those who write on Facebook posts designed to defame the State Co
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:06
Anti-narcotics task force seized over 13,000 amphe