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Two men found in Aung Pan double “suicide”

 

Two men have been found dead hanging from the same rope on the same branch of the same tree in Aung Pan, Kalaw Township, Shan State on August 10.

They were found within the forests around 457 meters away from Yay Sat Sone Monastery and according to the Shan State’s police force, they will investigate into this “suicide”.

Myanmar domestic workers face various problems abroad

 

The majority of Myanmar domestic workers faced various problems abroad that must be resolved, said Labour Minister Thein Swe.

He was speaking at the ceremony on setting policies to protect Myanmar domestic workers in Thailand and Singapore, which was held at the Hotel Amera in Nay Pyi Taw on August 9.

Singer Khine Htoo passes away

Khine Htoo, the singer-guitarist who has made for such hits as “Sagaing Road”, “Khitta”, “The last dream” and “Inzali,”, has died after struggling with pancreatic cancer. He was 61.

He released many music albums and founded the Phonex music band with his friends, vocalists Moe Kyaw and Yaepyae. He also released “Leave me, I’ll be staying,” with late singer Soe Lwin lwin.

H1N1 deaths reach 19 in Myanmar

 

The number of people who have died from H1N1 has reached 19 across the country and 183 more people have been found to be infected with the virus, the Ministry of Health and Sports has revealed.

Health staff are keeping seasonal influenza H1N1 under surveillance. Lab tests were performed on 41 suspected H1N1 patients from 2pm on August 8 to 2pm on August 9. Seventeen of them were found to have been infected with the H1N1 virus that causes swine flu.

Army provides security for Rakhine villagers

The army and border guard police force are provided security for Rakhine villagers who returned their homes in 

Chindwin rises by nearly 3.5m

 

451,000 migrants register in Thailand

 

Farmers at historic site face eviction

 

H1N1 not yet outbreak: ministry

Although more people have contracted a seasonal H1N1 swine flu this year, the situation

Shan police hail record drugs bust

Shan State police have seized a record amount of drugs in Tachilek.