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Flooding destroys Magway farmland

 

Mon tops exam pass rate

 

30,000 Rakhine children to get polio vaccine

 

Military chief praises aircraft search volunteers

 

Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing met volunteers and Dawei charities searching for the Y-8 plane, which crashed on June 7. 

Cabinet members of Taninthayi Region's government, civil servants and military personnel attended the meeting. 

Chin oppose ecotourism project

 

Residents of Kanpatlat in Chin State are signing a petition to object to the Mone River Company, which is applying to take 1,700 acres from residents for an ecotourism project.

Kyin Dwe Ywathit village in Kanpatlat Townshi has until July 1 to object If there is any objection, according to the Chin State land management department.

Monsoon hammers squatter protest in Bago

 

Journalists wear armbands to demand media freedom

 

MTE to resume timber extraction from Taninthayi mountains

Myanma Timber Enterprise will resume its activities to extract 17,000 tonnes of timber from Taninthayi mountain range.
The timber will be taken from a protected public forest and forest reserve of Taninthayi mountain range. 
Some 2,000 tonnes of timber will be extracted from Dawei and the rest from Myeik in Taninthayi Region.  
Wai Kyaing, MTE deputy general manager, said: “The timber extraction season starts on June 1 and ends on May 31 in 2018. 

Tech institute to reopen after 17 years

The Government Technological Institute (GTI) in Insein

Ministry issues flash flood warning

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement issued flash flood warnings in SagaingMagway and Mandalay regions due to heavy rains on June 15.