Aung Phone Zaw

Aung Phone Zaw
#text-block-1 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } The government announced that it will increase electricity rates for both residential and business users starting from July. This is the first change in power tariffs since 2014. The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) proposal to change the rates was approved by parliament in April. Under the new rates, [...]
#text-block-2 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi who is in Thailand to attend the 34th ASEAN Summit, held separate talks with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Indonesian President Joko Widodo on 22 June, according to the statement by the Myanmar State Counsellor Office. In a meeting with Indonesian [...]
#text-block-3 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Meanwhile, in Myanmar, Facebook says it’s started reduce the distribution of content shared by users who have “demonstrated a pattern of posting content that violates [its] Community Standards.” If the policy proves successful in mitigating harm, Facebook says that it might introduce it in other countries. ......... လူမႈစံႏႈန္းမ်ားအားထိခိုက္ေစႏိုင္ေသာ ပို႔စ္မ်ားအား ေလ်ာ့ခ်ႏိုင္ေရးကို ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ စတင္စမ္းသပ္မည္ဟု [...]
#text-block-4 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Three people have died of H1N1, influenza virus, so far in Myanmar's Yangon region, Dr. Thar Tun Kyaw, an official from the Ministry of Health and Sports told Xinhua on Wednesday. The three reported deaths were from Yangon General Hospital and two other hospitals in North Okkalapa and Insein townships, [...]
#text-block-5 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Just months after the Yangon government strictly enforced a ban on stores selling foreign liquor, the Ministry of Commerce announced it would come up with draft legislation this year to relax the decades-old ban on alcohol imports. Assistant secretary U Khin Maung Lwin told The Myanmar Times that the ministry is currently [...]