Myanmar to sign TPNW


Union Parliament approved a plan to sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on September 14.

Yesterday, a total of 10 parliamentarians discussed the letter sent by the President at the session of Union parliament.

Illegal goods worth nearly Ks10 bn confiscated during eight months in Kyaikhto

Illegal goods worth nearly K10 billion were seized in Kyaikhto Township, Mon State, from January 1 to August 31 this year, according to a meeting of the Mon State Parliament.

FDA purchases 14 more mobile lab vans

The Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has purchased 14 more mobile laboratory vans in order to promote its survey and monitoring in local markets, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports.

Over 200 students demand justice over killing of Kyaukse GTI student

Over 200 members of the student union gathered in front of a court in Kyaukse Township, Mandalay Region, on September 13 to launch a campaign demanding justice as three suspects were remanded for the second time for

Parliamentarians discuss reduction of tariff on imported autos

Parliamentarians focused on a reduction in tariff on imported autos during their discussion about Union Tax Bill.
The remarks came from the regular session of Union Parliament in Nay Pyi Taw on September 13. 
At the regular session of Union Parliament, Lower House MP Sai Ngaung Saing Hein representing Maukme Constituency suggested that tariff rate on imported autos should be lowered. Imported autos cost more due to increasing price of US dollar around the world.

Rural small scale bridges will be repaired using collapsed Myaungmya Bridge parts

The re-usable materials from the collapsed Myaungmya Bridge will be used to repair 20 small bridges in Myaungmya, Warkhema, and Eainme Townships.

At the first day of the 13th parliamentary meeting of Ayeyawaddy Region, MP Thant Zaw Win from Myaungmya Township Constituency (1) asked the question concerning any rights issues for utilizing reusable materials from collapsed Myaungmya Bridge in the regional development programme.  Minister for Electricity, Transportation and Industry Win Htay answered as follows.

Yangon Attorney-General and five others arrested for taking bribery in Facebook star murder case

Myanmar’s Anti-Corruption Commission filed a lawsuit against the Yangon Attorney-General and five other officials—a judge, three law officers and a police for taking bribery worth of more than K70 million from the culprits’ parents to drop the case against three suspects in the Facebook  comedian Aung Yell Htwe.
The families of the culprits submitted an application to Yangon East District Court to terminate the charges and the court agreed on it and then all the suspects were released on July 26.

Tigyit coal-fired power plant not harmful to public: Energy Ministry

NAYPYITAW- Tigyit coal-fired power plant is not harmful for local residents and is built in accordance with the UN’s standards, said Khin Maung Win, Managing Director of Electric Power Supply Enterprise under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy at the monthly press conference held in Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday.

Ygn to grow more mangrove saplings

YANGON- With the aim to conserve Mangrove forest ecosystem, Yangon Region will be growing 1 million mangrove saplings, according to the Conservation and Establishment of Mangrove project held on September 11th.

Roads connecting between Falam and Tiddim need repairs


Roads connecting between Falam and Tiddim to Reh Khaw Da are damaged and needs to be repaired, said MP Zon Lyan Htan of No.4 Constituency of Chin State on September 12.

He said, “The road connecting between Falam and Rih is full of dust in the summer and mud in the rainy season. It was widely used during Burma Socialist Programme Party era to trade with India. I want to urge the government to improve the road too as the government is repairing roads across the country.”