One more H1N1 death reported

Another death from the H1N1 virus was reported yesterday, this one a 43-year-old fisherman from Ayeyawady Region, according to local authorities, bringing the death toll from this year’s...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Rakhine State receives Japanese passenger ship

Rakhine State received a passenger ship donated by the Japanese government to be used for coastal transport routes in Kyaukpyu starting on 25 July. The Kispanadi-2 has a seating capacity...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves tax exemptions for mineral commodities

New executive members for the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) were unanimously approved, and tax exemptions for special commodities such as imported diamonds and emeralds were discussed dur...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Tatmadaw Prohibits Use of Military Ranks for Non-State Armed Groups

The Myanmar Army ban applies to the signatories and non-signatories of the nationwide ceasefire agreement, according to a military spokesperson.

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From The Irrawaddy

News Analysis: State Counselor Seeks Support from Kachin Church Leaders

A meeting with KBC leaders suggests Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is looking to new sources to reconcile the country’s divides.

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Myanmar Floods Displace More Than 130,000

Magwe, Sagaing, Bago, Irrawaddy and Naypitaw regions are affected, as well as Rakhine, Mon and Karen states.

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Union Lawmaker Switches Rakhine Parties

Politician Daw Htoot May resigns from the Arakan National Party.

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Dawei Poultry Ban After Suspected Bird Flu Outbreak

Municipality halts the sale of chicken and eggs after more than 1,000 chickens die of suspected H5N1 disease.

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Army Resists Article 66(d) Reforms

Lawmakers debate amendments to notorious telecoms law.

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