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FDA warns drugstores against selling unregistered, expired drugs

The Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned retail and wholesale drugstores in three markets within Mingalar Taungnyunt Township, Yangon Region, against selling medicines without registration and

Vendors prohibited from hawking in Taunggyi Hot Air Balloon Festival

TAUNGGYI- Vendors will not be allowed to hawk their wares at the Taunggyi Hot Air Balloon Festival this year, according to the Central Committee for Observance of Hot Air Balloon Festival.
 
With the aim to hold Taunggyi Tazaungtaing Traditional Hot Air Balloon Festival on a grander scale than before, a plenary meeting was held at the General Administrative Office in Shan State on September 14th.
 

Union Parliament denies Htaukkyant overpass budget

The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Union Parliament) denied a budget for building Htaukkyant overpass proposed by the Ministry of Construction. 
The remarks came from the regular session of the Union Parliament in Nay Pyi Taw on September 11.
 

Yangon’s new town plan expected to create about 900,000 job opportunities

The intended area for Yangon’s new town plan will cover up to 168,000 acres, and 20,000 acres of which will be used for the first phase and it is expected to create about 900,000 job opportunities, accord to the Socio-Economic Mater Plan of New Yangon Development Company.
 

Tatmadaw managed to stabilize political, security affairs in successive eras

Tatmadaw (Defence Services) managed to stabilize politics and security affairs in the successive eras of the respective governments, said Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
 
The remarks came from the military chief from his meeting with officers, other ranks and their families in Kalaw Station on September 16. 

Union Parliament denies urgent proposal to take action against issuance of national scrutiny card to Bengalis using Kaman ethnic name

The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Union Parliament) denied an urgent proposal to take action against the issuance of national scrutiny card to Bengalis in use of Kaman ethnic name, said Upper House MP Htu May representing No 11 Constituency of Rakhine State.
 
Kyauknimaw residents informed us of this issue by telephone. Therefore, inquiries were made and evidences were gathered. On September 10, we represented reports on this situation to the Speaker of Union Parliament with the aim of submitting it to the parliament as an urgent proposal, said Upper House MP Htu May.

Pu Ywin workers protest in Dagon Port Industrial Zone continue

Workers from Pu Ywin garment factory continue their protest till they reached 27th day.

KGG garment factory, Nilar Star factory, Bar Lar Lar factory, Depharatic, Popular plastic factory, MCE, Rainbow Soap factory and Shwe Myanmar cold storage, altogether 150 workers from 8 factories joined workers from Pu Ywin garment factory on September 16 and held a protest on Dagon industrial Zone in Kanaung Road.

Aviation fuel station opens at Kyaukphyu airport

 

MR to build eight level crossings in Ygn

Myanma Railways (MR) is building eight level crossings where a railway line meets with a road at a location in Yangon, sources from the MR said.

41 inmates break out from Hpa-an prison