Redrafting of Municipal Law underway
Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:19

April 23, 2017
Yangon Mayor Maung Maung Soe told Mizzima that they were redrafting the Municipal Law, which has weaknesses, with the assistance of Singaporean legal experts. “It is really shameful. This new Municipal Law is not as good and comprehensive as the law enacted in 1922,” he said, referring to the legislation brought in under British colonial rule.

Agricultural development strategy to finalise in July
Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:16

April 23, 2017
Concerted efforts are being exerted to complete the planning of a Myanmar agricultural development strategy with the assistance of Asia Development Bank (ADB), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), it is learnt.

Exam results released for basic education students
Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:15

April 23, 2017
Exam results of the basic education schools were released across the country on Sunday. The announcement includes all levels of grades apart from the matriculation exam.

Minister urges locals to prepare for natural disasters
Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:03

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye, the Vice Chairman of the National Natural Disaster Management Committee, met residents of Bogale town, Pyapon District and Kyonkan village, Pyapon township yesterday  to oversee preparation works and ensure a proper response to natural disasters.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Austria
Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:58

Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and party arrived at the Vienna International Airport, Austria at local standard time 6:45 p.m. on 22 April. The Senior General was welcomed at the airport by the Myanmar Ambassador to Austria U San Lwin and wife, Embassy officials and family members.

Shan State National Level Political Dialogue begins
Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:53

Shan State held a state-level political dialogue in Taunggyi yesterday, a meeting described as a milestone and a significant step taken by the people toward peace in the Union.

Defence Services Commander-in-Chief leaves for Germany
Post date: Sun, 04/23/2017 - 14:53

At the invitation of General Volker Weiker, Chief of the General Staff of Germany, a Myanmar Tatmadaw delegation led by Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, left for Germany yesterday morning to pay a goodwill visit.

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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