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Pyithu Hluttaw nod for increased land, water, embankment tax

A proposal urging the Union government to increase land, water and embankment taxes on farmers to be compatible with the times has been approved by the Pyithu Hluttaw on May 22. It was submitted by Ayeyarwady Region, Thapaung township Hluttaw MP U Thein Tun during ...

Death toll 34 from lightning, thunderstorms

A total of 23 people from Kachin, Kayah and Rakhine states as well as the Magwe, Tanintharyi, Yangon and Ayeyarwady regions, and Nay Pyi Taw, died as a result of being hit by lightning from April 1 to May 9. The Department of Relief and ...

Rare Ayeyarwady dolphin death cause for concern

A rare Ayeyarwady dolphin has died after sustaining serious injuries, including losing its tail, during the last week of April. According to U Maung Lay, a spokesperson for the Ayeyarwady Dolphin Conservation and Cooperative Fishermen Association, officials are trying to determine the cause of death. Speaking ...

Villas to join Ngwe Saung

Ngwe Saung beach has seen an addition in its tourism industry. Having visited the beach resort area and been impressed by the scenery on offer, iGreen Construction Co decided to launch a villa-development project along the beach, targeting families visiting the area.​ The La Villa housing ...

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