Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:43
An MP told the Upper House on May 19 that the control of smoking and tobacco products consumption law needed enforcement.
Dr San Maung Maung from Bago Region argued that despite the existence of the law, few people followed it and the government had done little to enforce it.
Over 70,000 people die annually from diseases caused by smoking and consuming tobacco products and 90 per cent of cancers resulted from those habits, he added.
Submitted by mthan on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 13:27
A Lower House MP submitted a proposal urging the government to urgently implement environmental protection projects in Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw and Pyin Oo Lwin and to extend other forest conservation projects.
Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 12:17
Strong winds and heavy rains hit some villages in Labutta Township of Ayeyarwady Region yesterday evening, killing one, injuring another and damaging houses and religious buildings.
The disaster-hit villages are lower Sutku, Kanyin, Hlwasar, Baingdaunt, Kukko and Katanlay villages. Lighting killed a man in Katanlay. The storm destroyed 44 houses and damaged 130 houses in Kanyinkwin village. Officials have relocated victims at schools and monasteries.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:24
A Chinese naval fleet has arrived in Yangon on a four-day goodwill visit three days after leaving
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:21
Myanmar celebrated International Museum Day at the National Museum in Nay Pyi Taw
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:17
The building of embankments along the banks of the Chindwin River in the villages of
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:11
The burned down Mingalar Market in Mingalar Taung Nyunt will be replaced with a 15-floor mega market, with work due in November.
MPs and shop owners met at city hall for discussions with Yangon City Development Council on May 18.
Submitted by ksmaw on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:02
Patron of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Tin Oo, 90, had reportedly regained consciousness following a serious case of concussion after a fall at his home.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:51
About 6.4 million people are living in conflict areas, according to Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye during a workshop on
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:37
The authorities have tightened security in Tamu in Sagaing Region on May 18 after series of bomb blasts on the Indian border from May 16, sources say.