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Disabled in Myanmar, still weak in using IT related products

Myitmakha Today in Myanmar, there are over one hundred thousand people who have vision disability and there are only a limited number of disabled who are capable of using IT technologies. In the developed countries and some of the neighboring countries of Myanmar, disabled persons are supported to be able to use IT products by using their language and voice. …

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Japan hosts ethnic Myanmar charity fashion show for a second time

No 3

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, September 14 – the NPO Peace organization will reportedly hold a charity fashion show in the Japan capital of Tokyo on September 19 to raise funds for scholarships for refugee children, Myitmakha News Agency has been informed. Designer Sai Lat, explains how the fashion show’s objectives are also about to securing scholarships for Myanmar children in …

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Government entreated to build new container lorry car park in Mawlaymine

NO 2 (1)

Myitmakha News Agency Mawlamyine, September 14 – the construction of a new car park for container lorries is urgently needed in the Mon State capital of Mawlamyine as the current parking lot can no longer capacitate the burgeoning numbers of vehicles, the Motor Vehicle Supervisory Committee for Mon State has toldMyitmakha News Agency. “There’s no doubt about the need for …

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Mandalay’s traffic lights to be upgraded

Myitmakha News Agency Mandalay, September 12 – eleven sets of traffic lights with built-in sensor systems will be erected across Mandalay before the end of the current fiscal in a bid to curb congestion, according to the Department of Buildings and Warehouses of the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC). “[The traffic lights will be erected] through the concerted efforts of …

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Government hopeful regulation of sand digging activities in Mandalay will abate current grievances

Myitmakha News Agency Mandalay, September 9 – U Toe Aung Lin, head of the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) for Mandalay Region, has stated his department will award tender licenses to those involved in sand digging and selling enterprises along the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, which cuts through the erstwhile royal capital. He made …

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Emerald Green Project exploited by those it sought to empower

Myitmakha News Agency Pathein, September 8 – the re-loaning of credit with interest by villagers, that originally received the credit from the Emerald Green Project, to residents in nearby villages has only heightened poverty in those areas, U Aung Naing Htun, Hluttaw MP for Danuphyu Township, stated during a session of Ayeyarwady Region Hluttaw. “Upon observation of those villages where …

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It’s official: Mingalar Market to be rebuilt

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, September 7 – the fire damaged Mingalar Market, located in Yangon’s Mingalar Taungnyunt Township, will be completely rebuilt from scratch once the rainy season has drawn to a close, the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has announced. “The Minister [of Yangon] has informed us of the plans. There is a design for the new Mingalar Market. …

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Salaries of monastic school teachers to be doubled

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, September 2 – detailed salary calculations will start to be made this November in a bid to increase the salaries of teachers at monastic education schools, according to the Ministry of Religion and Culture. Calculations will reportedly be made prior to a proposal being made to Hluttaw for a two-fold increase in salaries during the forthcoming …

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Stronger together: Building Contractors Association to officially register with YCDC

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, September 1 – the temporary Building Contractors Association (BCA), which has been licensed by the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), will be officially registered as an association this September, Myitmakha News Agency has been informed. At a press conference held at Yangon’s Dolphin Restaurant on August 31, the association explained how the YCDC has invited association …

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Sagaing residents call for reinstating of direct Hkamti – Monywa rapid ferry services

Myitmakha News Agency Monywa, August 26 – over 800 garnered signatures of residents in Sagaing Region, calling for a direct rapid passenger ferry service between Hkamti and Monywa, was reportedly forwarded to regional government on August 24. The signatures were garnered from residents in wards and villages in Hkamti between August 19-22 through the concerted efforts of Hluttaw MPs and …

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