Military chief meets US ambassador

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, has told the United States that the army is performing their duties within the framework of rules and laws.

Unlicensed online businesses to be prosecuted

Action will be taken against unlicensed online businesses, the Yangon Region minister for planning and finance said at the regional parliament on October 11.

Recent violence may affect MraukU tourism


Fallout of the Rakhine situation discussed at Oct 11 meeting

A talk on the Rakhine situation, challenges and future prospects, organised by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, was held at Summit Park View Hotel in Yangon on October 11.

Bago residents protest against cabinet members


More wards to be extended at general hospitals


Unlicensed hunting regulation introduced

A clause to regulate unlicensed hunting has been introduced to Parliament, reports say.

The clause was a part of the flora and fauna conservation bill and the Lower House bill committee had many discussions about it in August.

Hunting without a licence, violating any condition in the licence, intentional polluting, killing or keeping endangered animals without official permission, ruining or poisoning forest streams and using explosives of any kind were crimes punishable by a maximum three-year sentence or a fine up to Ks500,000 or both, it stated.

NLD organises interfaith prayers for peace nationwide


The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) Party organised nationwide interfaith prayer ceremonies in major cities including Yangon.


Rakhine chief minister urges departmental officials to work in line with prescribed rules and policies


As Rakhine is a very important state of Myanmar, it is necessary for all to work and act in line with the rules, policies and disciplines prescribed by the union government, said Chief Minister Nyi Pu. 

According to the Facebook page of the chief minister, he made the remark in his speech during a work coordination meeting of the Rakhine State government for the first half of 2017-2018 fiscal year (from April to September) on October 9. 

Mro villagers to return to new place

Mro ethnic fearing Bengali extremists will be returning to new place at a school in Kaigyi (Arakan) village today.
All Mro nationals had fled to safer places because Bengali terrorists killed their eight villagers. However, there will be accommodation problems for over 200 people, say villagers.
Currently, the Mro IDPs are sheltering at the relief camp in the compound of Ahlodawpyae Monastery in Buthidaung Township.