Rakhine Lawmakers Criticize State Govt’s Proposed Budget

Lawmakers point out examples of waste and argue that projects should directly benefit the people.

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Southeast Asia’s Plastic ‘Addiction’ Blights World’s Oceans

Five Asian countries — China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand — account for up to 60 percent of the plastic waste leaking into the ocean, researchers say.


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Singapore Launches ‘World Peace’ Medallion to Mark Trump-Kim Summit

On one side, the words "World Peace" are accompanied by the dove and olive branch motif as well as a rose and a magnolia, the national flowers of the two countries.

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Facebook Confirms Data Sharing with Chinese Companies

Facebook admits data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, which has come under scrutiny from US intelligence agencies on security concerns.


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State Counsellor receives Chairman of the Board of the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, received Mr. Henrik Bach Mortensen, Chairman of the Board of the Danish Institute for Parties and Democr...

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World Environment Day: President U Win Myint highlights policy changes to ensure systematic waste management

Speaking at a ceremony to commemorate World Environment Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, President U Win Myint stressed the need to revise the enacted laws, rules and regulations in...

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Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint receives Facebook vice president

Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint received Facebook Vice President Mr. Simon Milner and party at the Ministry of Information guest hall yesterday afternoon. The representati...

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