Local news

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 13:06

1. The Ministry of Health and Sports has been conducting surveillance activities on the COVID-19 acute respiratory disease, which has spread throughout China and some countries around the world, at international entry-exit checkpoints, hospital-based, community-based and in cooperation with private hospitals.

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 12:57

Eighteen people have been hospitalized after a fire broke out at Than Zay building in Yangon’s Latha Township around 6 am yesterday morning.

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 11:55

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement held a coordination meeting to draft a guideline for developing action plans to close IDP camps in line with the National Strategy on Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 11:52

The Legal Translation Commission held their sixth meeting at the office of the Union Attorney-General on 19 February.

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 11:44

The Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra of Myanma Radio and Television under the Ministry of Information, together with Japanese artistes, featured their performances at the Novotel Hotel in Yangon yesterday evening.

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 11:39

he Ministry of Health and Sports convened a meeting with officials from US CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the surveillance and containment of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) yesterday.

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 11:33

The Ministry of Education held a meeting at their office yesterday to ensure the quality of school textbooks meet set standards. Firstly, Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi urged the quality assurance officials from district education offices present at the meeting to actively discuss for clarification. He said the technology acquired at this meeting should be used to ensure the quality textbooks reach the hands of students in time. Next, Ms Hikari Miyahara, Project Coordinator for the JICA (CREATE) Team, explained the meeting. In the second part of the meeting, Director-General U Ko Lay Win of the Basic Education Department delivered an address.

Post date: 02/21/2020 - 11:11

CHIEF Justice U Htun Htun Oo of the Union Supreme Court stressed the need for the judges at different levels of court to uphold its independent judicial entity in his opening speech at the 18th coordination meeting between the Union Supreme Court and the high courts of states/regions and the districts’ courts, held at the USC Meeting Hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

Post date: 02/20/2020 - 10:21

ALL of the Singapore-Myanmar Vocational Training Institute – SMVTI graduates are guaranteed to get jobs with the supports from the two governments, said Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi at the handover ceremony of the institute yesterday.

Post date: 02/20/2020 - 10:18

THE Ministry of Health and Sports released the updated information about its surveillance measures against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on 19 February.