Monday, September 25, 2017

Student unions seek dialogue over hiring new teachers

Student unions are calling for negotiations with concerned government agencies to discuss their demands to immediately address the plight of new graduates in the education sector who have not yet been hired despite the thousands of vacancies in the basic education schools.

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H1N1 rises to six, peaks during monsoon period

Myanmar has sought the help of the World Health Orgnization (WHO) to the worsening H1N1 influenza outbreak sweeping the country and killed six people.

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Objection to farmland law changes draft bill

Almost 50 Civil Society Groups strongly objected to the facts related to the Farmland Law amendment draft hearing session in the parliament held in June.

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Group urges govt to fill over 10,000 teaching vacancies

A teachers’ organisation urged the government to immediately hire teachers to fill over 10,000 vacancies in the primary and high school levels, warning the void could create serious problems for the current academic year.

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Bar industry needs more skilled bartenders

Myanmar's bar industry is facing shortage of skilled bartenders although the number of bartenders and bar owners are increasing every year, said an industry association official on Wednesday.

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Power projects to light remote areas in Chin

After a pause of 20 years, new hydropower projects will be built under the NLD-led government in Chin State, according to Salai Isaac Khen, state minister for development, electricity and industry.

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Myanmar confirms two more cases of H1N1, H3N2 influenza

Myanmar health officials on Wednesday confirmed two new cases of influenza infections – H1N1 and H3N2 – as the country struggles to contain the new outbreak of the deadly virus that already claimed three lives.

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Tatmadaw warns public not to use military ranks

Tatmadaw yesterday warned organisations and persons against using military designations and ranks, which only the country’s armed services are allowed to use under existing laws.

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New bus fleet ‘to improve service’

A total of 1000 new passenger buses imported by the government have arrived to boost the services of the YBS bus lines, YRTA secretary U Maung Aung told The Myanmar Times.

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Two more people die from H1N1 influenza

Health officials on Tuesday confirmed two more people have died from H1N1 influenza, bringing to three the total number of people killed in a new outbreak of the deadly virus that gripped the nation in fear.

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