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.

Faculty members welcome General Aung San’s bronze statue


Hundreds of students and teachers yesterday lined the Yangon-Mandalay old road to welcome the arrival of a bronze statue of Bogyoke Aung San [General] from Mandalay.

It will be kept in front of Myoma Football Ground at No.4 Ward in Yedashe Township, Bago Region.

Security forces conduct area clearance operation targeting at tunnels on Mayu Mountains


Security forces are conducting clearance operations at tunnels being used by terrorists as hiding places in the Mayu Mountains in Rakhine State, Zaw Htay, the Director General of the State Counsellor Office, said.

 Zaw Htay, speaking at a press conference in the compound of the Presidential Residence in Nay Pyi Taw on June 21, was asked if security forces were launching operations on Mayu Mountain.