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Workers disgruntled over garment factory shutdown

 

More than 400 workers from Seduno (Myanmar) garment factory in Hlaingtharyar Townships lost their jobs after the immediate shutdown of factory on July 1.

The closure came after low production capacity, late export, high factory rental and an increase in minimum wage. The factory issued a statement that it would pay compensation to workers on June 30.

Intruders destroy border fence near Taungpyo

 

20 villages in Sagaing District get electricity

 

Under the National Electrification Plan, developed with the World Bank’s loan, Ministry of Electricity and Energy plans to electrify 20 villages in Sagaing District.

Eight villages in Sagaing Township, five in Myinmu Township, three in Myaung Township and five in Sadaung Township are located within a two-mile radius of 11 KV power line in Sagaing District.

Ferry captain gets 10-year jail sentence

 

Zaw Myo Win, operator of Aung Soe Moe Kyaw-2 ferry that sank in Chindwin River in Kani Township in Sagaing Region killing 73 passengers was sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour by Yinmarbin District Court yesterday.

Golden Myanmar and Air KBZ to fly Ygn-Nyaung U-Mdy-Heho daily

Golden Myanmar airlines and Air KBZ will be flying

A depression may occur in July and August: meteorologist

Three low pressure areas will occur in mid rainy

Myanmar to participate in search of missing Thai footballers

YANGON- The President Office yesterday released a statement that Myanmar would be participating in the search for missing young footballers in Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai near between Myanmar and Mae Sai District, Thailand since beginning of June 23rd.
 
The government has urged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Shan State Government Committee to join with Thai authorities and rescue teams in search for the group.
 

Moderate earthquake hit Nay Pyi Taw

A moderate earthquake of magnitude 5.0 Richter Sc

ICRC’s Chairman arrives in Ngakhuya Village

 

Off Campus BNSc (Bridge) Programme to be launched next year

Off Campus BNSc (Bridge) Programme will be launched next year, according to University of Nursing (Yangon).