H1N1 Flu Outbreak in Myanmar Linked to One Death

More than a dozen cases reported in Yangon and Chin State.

The post From The Irrawaddy

‘The NLD Can’t Restrict Me Now’

U Sein Win’s resignation from NLD will allow him to speak with farmers more freely, he says.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Flood Victims Rise to More Than 1,000 in Irrawaddy Region

Flooding sends thousands of people across the country to relief camps.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Top Mon Politician Resigns as Merger Hopes Stumble

Parties giving ‘lip service’ to merger for new Mon bloc, says politician.

The post From The Irrawaddy

US Presses Myanmar to Cease Military Ties With North Korea

Washington makes case to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and military chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Two Hearts of Myanmar: A Landscape Artist’s Perspective

Aung Htet Lwin’s fourth solo show, featuring scenes from Yangon and Mandalay, opens at Cloud 31 Gallery.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Swelling Mann Creek floods Auk Settawya

MANN Creek flooded due to heavy rains starting on 22 July and swelled high enough to submerge one of the two footprints of the Buddha at the Mann Settawya Pagoda, according to the pagoda...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Union Minister visits flood victims in Kyaikto

RAINS this month drove locals from some wards and villages of Kyaikto Township, Mon State, south of Yangon, to temporary relief camps visited yesterday by Union Minister for Social Welfar...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

First private-run pharmaceutical factory starts operation

The first private-run pharmaceutical factory in Myanmar started operation under the Good Manufacturing Practice-GMP yesterday morning in Yangon.  Run by Pacific Medical Industries-PMI on...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

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