Free health services, medicinal plants discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw
Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:33

Free or low-cost health services, the upgrading of a sports ground in Hopan, and the export of medicinal herbal plants were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s Amyotha Hluttaw meeting in Nay Pyi Taw.

UNFC elects new leaders, allows four armed ethnic groups to leave
Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:31

The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), a coalition of armed opposition groups that campaigns for the rights of ethnic minorities, elected new leaders on Monday and allowed four groups to leave the council.

Union Minister for Information inspects Pekhon Township IPRD office
Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:29

Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint inspected Pekhon Township Information and Public Relations Department (IPRD) office and met with the staff yesterday morning.

Pyithu Hluttaw discusses new government housing project, meat slaughter tenders
Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:27

Nay Pyi Taw Council Member U Aung Myint Tun told the Pyithu Hluttaw yesterday that 43 government staff housing complexes are planned in Nay Pyi Taw in FY2017-2018, costing approximately Ks16 billion. A separate construction project is planned for retired workers and rental residences for government staff.

Myanmar’s tourism industry faces challenges
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Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:25

The country’s tourism sector rose in 2012 like a tsunami. However, the sector returned to normal in 2013 because of a lack of human resources and tourism infrastructure.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives German ambassador to Myanmar
Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:22

June 27, 2017

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives H.E. Mr. Christian-Ludwig Weber-Lortsch German ambassador to Myanmar who is concluding his tour of duty, at Zeyar Thiri Beikman in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon.

Fierce fighting, several deaths after uncovering hidden TNLA training camp
Post date: Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:20

Several Tatmadaw officers and troops and four men of an ethnic armed group were killed over a six-day period during fierce fighting that began last week after the discovery of a Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) training camp in northeast Shan State. The fighting began when Tatmadaw columns, acting on a tip-off, conducted a search on 20 June and discovered a hidden TNLA training camp about 2,000 meters northeast of Manlan village, Namsang Township in Shan State.

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The Speeches of the head of State

On the auspicious occasion of the 69th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I would like to extend affectionate and respectful greetings to all our national brethren and wish you fulfillment and contentment.

Union Minister and vice ministers' speech