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19 killed, 27 injured in Muse attacks

 

Nineteen people including 15 civilians were killed and 27 others injured by a series of attacks by the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), in Muse of the northern Shan State on the morning of May 12, according to Director-General of Myanmar State Counsellor Office U Zaw Htay’s facebook.

The security police fought back against insurgents in cooperation with Paysay People’s Militia Group and Myoma People’s Militia Group.

Police detain nine anti-war protesters in Yangon

 

Civil organizations held a protest near Tamwe Roundabout in Yangon on the evening of May 12, calling for an end to ongoing wars and helping trapped war victims.

The police used force to disperse protestors and detained nine protesters.

Protestors held signboards and blue flags and singed World Peace song in front of the Ocean Center. The police told protestors to disperse and then detained them.

Strong winds destroy buildings and lamp posts in Bawlakha

 

Few people apply for national verification cards in Rakhine State due to alleged death threats

Few people have applied for national verification cards (NVCs) in Rakhine State as they allegedly face death threats and pressure from terrorists.

Up to 70 per cent of vehicles used in Yangon are personal vehicles: Yangon Chief

 

Hail, lightning and strong winds to occur in early monsoon:DMH

 

Unitedtex Overseas Garment Factory workers strike for minimum wage

Over 600 workers at Unitedtex Overseas Garment Factory in Hlinethaya Industrial Zone (1) have been on strike since May 7, making a 10-point demand including a

Over 200 people in Nay Pyi Taw protest against travel ban lift on Bengalis

More than 200 people staged a protest in Nay Pyi Taw on May 9 against the government's alleged plan to allow free movement of Bengalis holding national verifi

Two masked men rob a woman at knifepoint in Myitkyina

 

Gov’t will prioritize infrastructure development in the remaining term: Union Minister

 

The incumbent government will make constant efforts for infrastructure development during the remaining three years in power, said Kyaw Win, Union Minister for Planning and Finance at Yangon Investment Forum in Novotel Hotel in Yangon on May 9.