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Mandalay cancels annual Taungbyone festival in August
GENERAL Jun 30, 2020
Mandalay will not celebrate the traditional Taungbyone Festival, one of the most popular events in the country, as the government slowed the reopening of the country due to the persistent rise of CO... 443


Myanmar Election Commission Rebuffs Military-Backed Party, Upholds Use of National Hero’s Image
GENERAL Jun 30, 2020
YANGON—Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) said Saturday that there is no law prohibiting the use of pictures of late national hero General Aung San—the father of State Coun... 397

Deterioration worsen in ancient city Moe Nae in Shan State
GENERAL Jun 30, 2020
In order to promote tourism in Shan State, an ancient city Moe Nae, in southern Shan State, has been submitted for the second time to recognize as ancient cultural city to Shan State chief minister b... 257

Myanmar Govt Vows Legal Action Against Fake News Sites
GENERAL Jun 30, 2020
The government will take legal action against those who run fake news pages after disinformation about the ruling National League for Democracy and a senior President’s Office official spread... 382

Myanmar survey finds limited understanding among citizens of democracy, federalism
GENERAL Jun 30, 2020
Myanmar’s political reforms and steps taken by the NLD government over the past four years would come under scrutiny during the forthcoming elections. There is no doubt that at this moment Daw... 391

A member of satirical poetry troupe Peacock Generation released from prison
GENERAL Jun 27, 2020
Ko Phoe Thar, a member of satirical poetry troupe Peacock Generation, was released from Insein Prison on June 26, after serving his prison sentence. Several members of the Peacock Generation were ... 265

Quarter of a Million Myanmar Workers Left Jobless Due to COVID-19
GENERAL Jun 27, 2020
YANGON—Around 250,000 Myanmar workers have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 crisis both locally and internationally as factories, shops, restaurants and other major employers have been for... 234

27 illegal foreigners arrested in Mayangone Township, Yangon
GENERAL Jun 27, 2020
Police, immigrant officials and administrative officials on June 24 conducted surprises checks at Mudita Housing in Mayangone Township in Yangon Region, and arrested 27 illegal foreigners, confirmed... 246

Senior Myanmar Police Officer Accused of Sexual Exploitation of Female Officer
GENERAL Jun 27, 2020
YANGON—Home Affairs Ministry spokesman Police Colonel Kyaw Thiha confirmed the ministry has received a complaint against Police Brigadier-General Zaw Moe Than, who oversees appointments in th... 258

Police shoot house owner wielding a sword in Tanintharyi Region
GENERAL Jun 27, 2020
Authorities have said that a family (four members) stealthily came back from Thailand to Chaung Mon village in Boatpyin Township in Kawthaung in Tanintharyi Region. Authorities went and tried to b... 226


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