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Sagaing forestry staff given firearms

The Forestry Department says its 

Committee probes wedding ferry disaster

Ayeyarwady

NLD boss denies illegally importing fuel

Win Htein, secretary of the 

Wedding boat sinks after collision

A passenger vessel named Silver Star carrying a wedding party collided head on with a boat called Nadi Shwesin carrying gravel on the Ngawon River on April 7 at 7:30pm, leaving around 20 dead.
Rescue operations were carried out by Ayeyarwaddy Region Fire Brigade and 18 males and four females were saved. Rescue operations were continuing.

No.75 bus stops over new fares

Staff on bus line no.75 have chosen to down tools following the recent decision by the Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) to lower fares, according to the distance travelled.

Court examines witness in Ko Ni case

Four suspects in the assassination of Ko Ni, legal adviser to the National League for Democracy, appeared in Yangon North District Court in Insein Township yesterday.

Depression poorly treated: health chief

There are about 30

Man climbs on Aung San statue

A man climbed on the shoulders of General Aung San's statue in Martyrs' Square in Taungdwingyi, Magway Region, on April 7.

Residents and the police seized the man.

"He is from Nyaung Chay Htauk village in Sinpaungwei. He was speaking nonsense. Our committee that preserves the statue will pay more attention to avoid similar incidents," said a committee member.

First waste-to-energy plant opens

Myanmar's first waste-to-power plant has been commissioned into service as part of the Strategic Project of Greater Yangon Urban Development for 2040. 

9m SIM cards unregistered

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