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Thai court sentences four Myanmar migrant workers for Thai student murder

Four Myanmar migrant workers have been sentenced t

Skilled Myanmar workers living abroad invited to job offers at home

Skilled Myanmar workers living abroad can have many opportunities to return to their homeland and work, according to a statement released by

Over 2,700 people suffer from the mid-April strong wind

YANGON- The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement announced that strong wind brought troubles to more than 2,700 people during these days.
 
The announcement stated that strong wind hit in three village-tracts in Nattalin Township, Bago region on April 16th causing collapse to two houses so also roofs of 154 houses and five monasteries were blown away and there were 156 households comprising 601 members of victims. 
Authorities from Pyay District Disaster Management Department already provided cash and kinds to the victims.

Strong winds destroy close to 2,400 houses in Hinthada

Hinthada - Around 2,400 homes were damaged or destroyed in Hinthada Township, Ayeyawady Region, according to an announcement by the General Administration Department.
 
It said that turbulent winds on April 17th and 18th which affected six townships in the Hinthada District.
 

Migrant workers return to their jobs in Thailand

 

Myawady – Myanmar migrant workers, who came back to Myanmar to play Thingyan festival, returned to their jobs in Thailand from April 18 via Friendship Bridge, sources said.

They are not charged fees to pass the bridge.

“We stamped their forms free till April 30 just like Thai immigration officials did,” said deputy head Kyaw Nanda Thet Tin from immigration department.

Yangon hit by a slight earthquake

 

Yangon residents felt a slight earthquake of 4.2 magnitude scale on April 18.

The quake hit Yangon centering about 35 miles east-southeast of Pyapon latitude 16.20°N, longitude 96.19°E, depth 10 kilometers about 46 miles south of Kaba Aye seismological on April 18, announced Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).

Residents from Hlaing, Tamwe, Latha, Yankin, Kyauktada and Sanchaung townships felt the shake.

26 die in Thingyan Water Festival

Myanmar saw 247 crimes and accidents during the Thingyan Water Festival this year, leaving 26 people dead and 161 others injured, according to Myanmar Police Force.

Kachin government plans to help people trapped amid clashes

The Kachin State Government Committee is planning to help people who have been trapped amid the clashes that have broken out  between government army units and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) fighters.
 
The ongoing clashes between army and KIA have been taking place since the beginning of July last year.
 
The Brigade-2 under the KIA announced on April 5 that those living in Tanai region must leave quickly as KIA would launch mining and guerilla warfare operations.
 

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi leaves for Vietnam on official goodwill visit

At the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar left Nay Pyi Taw International Airport for Vietnam on an official goodwill visit by special flight this morning.

Final exam results of basic education schools to be announced on April 22

 
The final examination results of basic education schools for the year 2017-2018 will be announced on April 22, 2018 and 9th Standard  students (external) will be announced on May 23 respectively.