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18 MoU workers return to Myanmar

 

Most human trafficking victims smuggled into China: Police

 

Anti-Trafficking Day celebrated in big cities

YANGON- The 6th anniversary of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day was held in major cities such as Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
 
Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein attended the event held at the Drug Elimination Museum. He said that the funding was not able to be established separately with the aim to support the trafficked persons.
 

Man burnt alive for alleged child theft is "mentally ill"

The man in Sagaing Region who was tortured and burnt to death for an alleged child theft was mentally ill, according to police sources.

Now, five suspects have been arrested for questioning.

A strange-looking man, assumed to have stolen a child in Minte Village, Chaung-U Township, Sagaing Region, was beaten by a group of angry people on the night of September 10. Then the group set fire to the man and threw the body off at the village cemetery, said an officer from Chaung-U Police Station.

47th Myanmar Medical Research Conference to be held in January

Myanmar will hold the 47

Seventh trial for Patheingyi villagers for protest against coal-fired cement factory project

The seventh court hearing for eight locals facing a lawsuit under Section 19 of the Peaceful Assembly and Procession Law for staging a protest against a 5,000-ton coal-fired cement factory project near Aungthabye Vi

Police seizes amphetamine tablets and gold accessories in Maungdaw

Police seized over 150,000 amphetamine tablets and gold accessories worth over Ks470 million in Kyanchaung checkpoint in Maungdaw Township, Rakhine Stat

ACI approves YIA to meet with international safety standards

Airports Council International (ACI) confirmed the Yangon International Airport (YIA) is in line with international safety standards, sources said.

Authorities on alert in Myawady Township

MYAWADY-After explosive devices and drugs had been seized in Myawady Township, Kayin State, security forces have been patrolling in Myawady’s downtown area around the clock in order to prevent measures against possible crimes, says Police Lt-Col Aung Naing Tun, Myawady District Police Force.
 

Research vessel Dr .Fridjof Nansen visits Myanmar

The research vessel named Dr .Fridjof Nansen will carry out research works in Myanmar waters.

The vessel will explore more in detail about fish resources in Rakhine coastal areas, Ayeyawaddy delta and the Taninthayi coast. To welcome the arrival of Dr. Fridjof Nansen   research vessel, a ceremony was held at the Myanmar Industrial Port in Merchant Road in Yangon on September 12.