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National health insurance debated in Pyithu hluttaw

A motion urging the government to set-up a national health insurance system to implement universal health coverage was approved by the hluttaw in a Pyithu Hluttaw meeting held yesterday.

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Pyithu Hluttaw discusses citizenship of children born abroad nationals abroad

Children born to Myanmar nationals working abroad are not automatically eligible for Myanmar citizenship, according to U Thein Swe, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population, who replied to a question posed by Dr Daw Khin Sithu of Loikaw constituency.

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Thura U Shwe Mann meets Charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy

Chairman of Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann met Mr. Chan Chan, charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar at the Hluttaw Building Hall (I-1), Nay Pyi Taw yesterday at 11:45 am.

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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Head of Asia-Pacific Unit for Democratic Control of Armed Forces

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint met Dr Albrecht Schnabel, Head of the Asia-Pacific Unit for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and party at the Hall of the Pyithu Hluttaw in Nay Pyi Taw at 2:00 pm yesterday.

During the meeting, they cordially discussed matters related to reforms of the Myanmar Police Force and security sector.

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2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th regular session 17th day meeting

Water scarcity in Ngapudaw, a sluice gate in Dagon Myothit (South) and agriculture loans for farmers in reserved forest areas were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s Pyithu Hluttaw meeting.

A total of four questions were answered, one report read, one bill confirmed and a motion debated at the 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th Regular Session 17th Day Meeting yesterday.

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Loans, exports and illegal satellite dishes discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw

Agricultural loans, efforts to increase exports, illegally installed TV satellite dishes were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s Pyithu Hluttaw meeting.

 A total of six questions and discussion and approval of one report were accomplished on the 16th Day Meeting of 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5th Regular Session held yesterday morning.

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English matriculation exam discussed by Hluttaw

The current English examination required for matriculation by Myanmar students will be reviewed by language experts and professors in an effort to change it into a questionnaire that measures language skills, including grammar, by the end of the 2017-2018 academic year, said Deputy Minister for Education U Win Maw Tun at the Pyithu Hluttaw meeting yesterday.

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Gov’t to loan Ks100 million each to SMEs

The government is planning to grant loans of Ks100 million each to small and medium-sized enterprises, said U Khin Maung Cho, Union Minister for Industry, at the Pyithu Hluttaw yesterday.

He made the remarks in his  reply to a question raised by Dr Daw Khin Nyo of Dedaye constituency.

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Money donated for victims of plane crash

Cash assistance was given yesterday by the Pyithu Hluttaw Speakerand a Union Minister to the families of the victims of the Y-8 military transport plane that crashed last week.

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Education Ministry to remove hurdles to jobs for disabled

The Ministry of Education will make arrangements to have undemocratic orders and instructions which are hindering disabled persons from acquiring jobs repealed or amended as needed after careful scrutiny, said the Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye at the Pyithu Hluttaw yesterday.

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