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Your H1N1 mask is probably useless
Jul 26, 2017
Are you a healthcare worker? Are you personally taking care of someone infected with H1N1? Are you younger than five or older that 65 years old? No? Then you don’t need to be wearing any kind of fac... 21

Dawbon police find group of 18 Rohingya refugees in hiding
Jul 26, 2017
Authorities have arrested eighteen Rohingya Muslims who were hiding out in Dawbon Township, according to 7Day. On Monday, police received an anonymous tip claiming that ‘illegal Bengalis’ — r... 12

Grab announces new initiatives including Zawgyi/Unicode in-app duality and GrabVenue
Jul 26, 2017
Following a four-month beta trial in Yangon, Singapore-based ride-hailing service Grab has announced a series of Myanmar-specific initiatives that will help “bring a five-star experience to driver-p... 14

Sagaing Region Floods, 16,000 Acres of Farmland Affected
Jul 26, 2017
Flooding and torren­tial rains in Saga­ing Region have af­fected more than 16,000 acres of farmland, accord­ing to the Department of Agriculture in Sagaing Region. Seasonal monsoon rain has cau... 17

One more H1N1 death reported
Jul 26, 2017
Another death from the H1N1 virus was reported yesterday, this one a 43-year-old fisherman from Ayeyawady Region, according to local authorities, bringing the death toll from this year’s outbr... 14

MPT users report sim card registration mix-ups
Jul 25, 2017
Months after the nationwide sim card registration deadline kerfuffle, several MPT users are now reporting that their sim cards were registered under other people’s National Registration Cards withou... 70

Two dead from H1N1
Jul 25, 2017
Two more people, one of them a 29-year-old pregnant woman, died after contracting H1N1 influenza in Yangon, on the day the government confirmed that more than a dozen people had contracted the v... 55

Swine flu infects 13 in Myanmar, govt says boy’s death not related
Jul 25, 2017
Myanmar’s Ministry of Health and Sports announced yesterday that three people in Yangon and ten in Chin State have received treatment for H1N1, also known as swine flu. The infections in Chin Sta... 75

Private bus companies threaten to penalize YBS drivers and conductors who staged protest
Jul 25, 2017
Over 300 YBS bus drivers and conductors will be punished for staging a protest last week that employers say went against direct orders. On Thursday, around 300 YBS bus conductors — or ‘spares... 72

Four missing after boat carrying army officers capsizes
Jul 25, 2017
Officials are searching for five men, including four army officers, who went missing after a boat that they were in capsized in Rakhine State’s Pazun River, near Buthidaung Township. The boat was... 65

Pagoda breaks off and sinks into river due to heavy rainfall
Jul 25, 2017
Rising floodwaters have swallowed a Buddhist pagoda in central Myanmar and sent tens of thousands fleeing their homes, as the government warned of more heavy rains ahead. Dramatic footage circulati... 70

Three H1N1 cases confirmed in Yangon
Jul 25, 2017
Three patients are being treated at Yangon General Hospital for Seasonal Influenza A-H1N1 infections; two are in serious condition and one is recovering from flu-like symptoms. The seriously ill... 69

Coal Plan Sparks Ire as Myanmar Struggles to Keep Lights On
Jul 24, 2017
Opposition to a planned $3 billion coal-fired power plant in Kayin State is highlighting the chal­lenges facing Aung San Suu Kyi's government in crafting a coherent ener­gy policy in one of Asia's p... 56

KBZ gateway, AsiaSat extend partnership for high speed connectivity
Jul 24, 2017
ASIA Satellite Telecommunication Ltd and KBZ Gateway extended their partnership for the latter’s expanding VSAT broadband services to clients throughout the country, according to a press relea... 59

Swelling Mann Creek floods Auk Settawya
Jul 24, 2017
MANN Creek flooded due to heavy rains starting on 22 July and swelled high enough to submerge one of the two footprints of the Buddha at the Mann Settawya Pagoda, according to the pagoda board o... 80

PHOTOS: Check out this homemade YBS cash box
Jul 21, 2017
Following the Yangon regional government’s announcement that all YBS buses would now have cash boxes installed onboard and would no longer be employing bus conductors — commonly known as ‘spares... 136

Mandalay police bust gun smuggling couple
Jul 21, 2017
Twenty-two automatic assault rifles were discovered in the back of a vehicle near a village in Mandalay Region’s Thazi Township earlier this week. On Wednesday night, local police received a tip ... 122

Heavy rains submerge 688 houses in Mon State
Jul 21, 2017
Hea vy rain that began in Kyaikto Township, Mon State on Thursday has caused several injuries, displacement of thousands and extensive damage. Heavy rains near Thein Zayet Village in Kyaikto Tow... 125

FDA Cracks Down on Rogue Water Bottling Plants
Jul 21, 2017
The Food and Drug Admini s t rat i o n (FDA) has tempo­rary closed 5 water bot­tling facilities in Hlegu township for failing to meet health and safety guidelines. “The producers were op­erati... 88

Application deadline for Dagon Seikkan Township apartments extended to 31st July
Jul 21, 2017
The Urban and Housing Development Department extended its application submission deadline to 31 July, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday. About 900 apartments in Dagon Seikkan ... 72

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