Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:07
Hundreds of Myanmar workers have returned from Malaysia, citing fear for their lives.
Some migrant workers in Malaysia are returning home, saying they feel their lives are in danger due to the violence in Rakhin State.
Over 300 arrived at Myawady reception camp at about 7pm on October 11.
The returnees include many Rakhine nationals, with some from Ayeyawady and Bago regions. They
returned home with the help of brokers.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:05
Ninety per cent of the country’s factories are running without a sewage treatment system, says the
deputy chairman of the Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association.
Sein Thaung shared the information with the media after an October 12 forum discussed reducing factory sewage.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:02
China’s Mandalay Boashang Myotha Development Co Ltd plans to invest US$390 million in the Myotha Garden town project that is being jointly developed by the Mandalay regional government and Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development Public Co. Ltd. (MMID), sources said.
The project - near Myotha, in Nganzun township, Myingyan district - is being developed on 10,000 acres of farmland and pastures acquired in 14 villages since 2012.
“The Mandalay Boashang Myotha Development company will invest US$390 million in the project,” said Aung Win Khaing, chairman of MMID.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:53
Mandalay – Heavy rain has caused flooding of main roads and residential areas in Mandalay, and breaking a 70-year rainfall record, sources said.
Two days of continuous rainfall had submerged main roads, including 30th Street, 73rd Street, 35th Street, Theikpan street, 62nd Street, 86th Street and roads located beside the Shwe Tachaung ditch and wards.
Transportation is difficult to access as main roads are submerged.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:25
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi gave a speech to the nation which was broadcast live by local TV statio MRTV on the evening of October 12.
The speech, meant mainly as an update regarding the much conflicted Rakhine State, started off with her offer of thanks to the public for the support and solidarity during these troubled times.
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 10/12/2017 - 23:58
Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan drew 2-2 at Thuwana Stadium in their Asian Cup qualifier group stage on October 10.
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:38
Fresh medical graduates will be offered practical medical training while working at general hospitals, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports.
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:51
Natives to Kyaukpyar village, Kyaukse Township, said that the government confiscated their land in 2004 without giving any compensation.