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President U Thein Sein met flood-affected people and monks at Taung Phela monastery in Kalay, Sunday and discussed with officials for rescue and rehabilitation tasks.While in Kalay of Sagaig Region, President U Thein Sein together with National Disaster Preparedness Central Committee Chairman Vice President U Nyan Tun and officials visited Taung Phela monastery, Sunday and comforted the flood victims. The President and party also donated offertories to the Sayadaw and monks who were taking refuge there because of flood.

15 young local people competed Japanese Speech Contest in this year that kicked off in Yangon, Sunday. 

The contest is aimed to improve the Japanese Language proficiency skills among young people and to boost bilateral relations.  

Somalia's foreign minister Abdusalam Omer on Aug. 1 offered his condolences over the death of a Chinese armed police officer in an attack last Sunday in the Somali capital Mogadishu and pledged to offer necessary help for the Chinese embassy. Omer expressed his gratefulness to the Chinese government and vowed to find a new place for the Chinese embassy to work, adding that China-Somali relations remain stable and strong.

Student protesters in Taiwan demand the withdrawal of a revised curriculum they say aims to promote Beijing's 'One China' policy. Protesting students have been camping in and around the Taiwanese Education Ministry since Friday. They're annoyed at a revised curriculum and textbooks they say are intended to brainwash them into accepting Beijing's 'One China' policy. On Sunday they held a news conference to outline their demands. Beijing has claimed sovereignty over Taiwan since 1949 and wants international recognition as One China.

Aim to develop the financial sector in the country, Myanmar Financial Inclusion Conference was held for first time in Yangon, Sunday.

Myanmar Institute of Finance (MIF) and GIZ jointly organized the event . The Conference focused on the subjects about Banking , Insurance, Capital Market and Microfinance Sectors.

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