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Indonesia launched sea and air search to locate 12 missing people on Sunday after a twin-engine police plane crashed the previous day. According to report a search team recovered items apparently identified as being from the missing aircraft, including seats, luggage and documents. Search and Rescue Agency said, remain of one of the 13 passengers was found overnight and was sent to a hospital on Batam island. There was a brief confusion with the manifest with police reported 15 people were on board and search and rescue agency put the number at 16.

The Myaynigone Flyover Art Project jointly organized by Yangon Region Government and Embassy of France in Myanmar was opened with the performances of two giant puppets in Yangon, Sunday.
The project is part of the commemoration of 55 years of cultural relations between Myanmar and France. The project area which is under Myaynigone Flyover covers new sport fields. It also creates a more pleasant place decorated with art works.

A group of cleansing workers from the Yangon City Development Council was honored by Myanmar community in Singapore for their hardworking.
The honour is for their efforts – cleansing alleys in downtown areas which is the work not many people do. YCDC has started alley cleanup project in 6 townships of downtown areas since August in collaborating with regional MPs and stakeholders.

Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan visited Rakhine states on December 2nd and 3rd in his capacity as the Chairman of Rakhine State Advisory Commission.
Myanmar Government had appointed the nine-member commission before the current fighting erupted to advise on the restive state, where ethnic Rakhine and the Muslim community have lived separately since clashes in 2012.
The commission made their first visit to the state in September.

More than a million South Koreans rallied on Saturday for the sixth straight weekend of protests demanding the resignation of scandal-tainted President Park Geun-hye. Rally organisers estimated 1.6 million people participated in Saturday's protest in Seoul. Police declined to give an estimate but said about 20,000 police personnel were on hand to deal with the large-scale demonstration. In contrast to protest rallies in the past that sometimes involved clashes with police, the weekend demonstrations were peaceful.

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Updated on: 10:11AM, December 02 2016
Data by Myanmar Central Bank

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Reported on:
Thu, 2016-12-08 01:30