Number of train accidents up


The number of deaths and injuries caused by train accidents has increased due to undisciplined manners including the construction of illegal crossings, said Kyaw Kyaw Myo, General Manager of Myanmar Railways (MR)

Relevant ministries to launch educative campaign to control smoking, chewing betel quid among youths

The Ministry of Health and Sports and the Ministry of Education will work together to launch a special  educative campaign as smoking and chewing betel quid are increasing among young people aged between 13 and 15.

Farmers demand land return in Nay Pyi Taw

Some local farmers staged a protest in Nay Pyi Taw on September 2, demanding the return of seized farmlands to the original owners and action to be taken against the Zabuthiri township administrator.

Heavy rain and landslide in Naga self-administrative region caused transportation stopped

Lahe- As torrential rain in Naga self administrative region in Sagain region, landslides occurred and roads are inaccessible anymore according to MP U Keka from Lahe Township constituency (2).

As there were heavy rains on August 30 and 31, landslides occurred on roads connecting villages and as a result, transportation has stopped and some roads were ruined.

A container storage area on its way in Thilawa: MPA


A skirmish occurs between ethnic armed groups in Hsipaw

A skirmish between forces of Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) and Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA)

ITD company repairs damaged Dawei-Htikhi road

ITD Company, which built Dawei-Htikhi road under a

Earth Observation Micro-Satellite to be sent

If Myanmar sends its own satellite, it will be too costly. Cost-effective  Earth Observation Micro-Satellite will be launched for the first phase, said Vice-President Myint Swe.
The remarks came from the fourth work coordination meeting of the leading committee of Myanmar-owned satellite establishment held in Nay Pyi Taw on August 31.

Public lacks participation in on-going peace process

The public still lacks participation in an on-going peace move, said Sai Kyaw Nyunt, Secretary of Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC).
The remarks came from the symposium where experts have discussions about “A Federal Democratic Union: Visions and Negotiated Possibilities” organized by Institute for Strategy and Policy-Myanmar held at Café in Town, Yangon on September 2.

Labour leagues stage collective protest in Dagon Seikkan industrial zone

The labour leagues from a lot of factories staged a collective protest as part of supporting the strike of Fu Yuen garment factory in Dagon Seikkan Industrial Zone, Yangon Region on September 2.
Some 300 workers from the labour leagues of Dagon Seikkan garment factory, Shwe Myanmar cold storage, Nilar Star paper factory, Barlala snack factory, Popular plastic factory, and other garment factories were involved in the collective protest.