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Myanmar journalism institute celebrated the graduation ceremony for Diploma in the Multi-media Journalism first batch of trainees from Yangon and Mandalay, Saturday.
The MJI gave diplomas to 28 working journalists who passed hands-on, comprehensive and systematic, multimedia 12 month program.

As the sideline meetings, President U Thein Sein met CEO and Chairman of CP Group Dhanin Chearavanont at the Hotel New Otani, Sunday morning. They discussed agriculture and breeding sectors and value-added agricultural produces production and selling. The President also held meeting with Chief Executive Officer and President of Mitsubishi Corporation Ken Kobayashi on separate occasions. They discussed prospects for investment opportunities in Myanmar.

With the theme, "Choose co-operative, choose equality",  International Cooperatives Day 2015 was observed in Nay Pyi Taw, Saturday. Vice President U Nyan Tun addressed according the UN's press release, the Cooperative tasks are the largest socio-economic tasks in the world and it can strengthen the livelihoods of 3000 million population. He also added that there are over 8 million households in rural areas across the nation.

Nigeria army and witness said several female suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria blew themselves up amid panicked villagers fleeing a Boko Haram attack, killing scores. The latest carnage in series of attacks that have claimed more than 200 lives in just three days happened on Friday night in Zabarmari village, 10 kilometres from the city of Maiduguri, the birthplace of the jihadist group.

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts of government information," and of trying to "hack into everything that doesn't move in America."  U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON SAYING:"I worked very hard on that as Secretary of State. I will continue to do so. But we also have to be fully vigilant that China's military is growing very quickly.

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