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Burma’s Information Minister Aung Kyi and Health Minister Dr Pe Thet Khin have been “allowed for resignation of their own volition”, the president’s office announced on Tuesday.
More than 40 square kilometres of farmland in Pegu Division’s Thegon Township have been inundated by overflow from a nearby reservoir following heavy rain, according to locals.
One hundred and fifty people have been made homeless in Mingalardon Township, Rangoon, after a whirlwind swept through the neighbourhood on Monday morning.
Ethnic armed groups are due to come to a decision on whether to accept the second draft of a nationwide ceasefire.
The US State Department reports that government practices show that there exists apparent state-sanctioned religious discrimination and violence throughout the country.