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The Meteorology and Hydrology Department issued a storm warning as the depression over the East central Bay of Bengal intensified into a small storm. It may be a cyclone in the next 12 hours and may move near Myanmar coasts (Ayeyawady Delta) this evening and then turn and move North-North-West wards, according to the observations at 1:30 pm Sunday.

The issue on lack of infrastructure should be addressed firstly for the development of the agriculture sector, the business men highlighted at the meeting between the State Counsellor and businessmen, developers and the International Partners in Nay Pyi Taw, Saturday. 

A group of people in Yangon expressed condolences by praying for the deaths of passengers in the ferry capsize in the Chindwin River in upper Myanmar.

According to the source, Aung Soe Moe Kyaw-2 ferry left Homalin at 10.30 am on 14 October and it capsized near Kanni on its way to Monywa on the 15th. The ferry was carrying about 300 passengers when it capsized, according to survivors.

A Chinese naval fleet arrived at the Cam Ranh Port in central Vietnam on Saturday for a five-day visit to the country to promote military ties between the two sides. The 23rd Chinese naval escort task force comprises command vessel Xiangtan, missile frigate Zhoushan and supply ship Chaohu.

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Updated on: 11:06AM, October 21 2016
Data by Myanmar Central Bank



Overcast, rain
  • Overcast, rain
  • Temperature: 24 °C
  • Wind: East-Northeast, 7.4 km/h
  • Pressure: 1005 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 100 %
  • Visibility: 6 km
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Sun, 2016-10-23 18:30