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Chinese President Xi Jinping was received by his French counterpart Francois Hollande in Paris as the two met for a working lunch ahead of the international climate change conference set to begin Monday. Governments hope the summit will end in a deal that marks a turning point away from rising dependence on fossil fuels since the Industrial Revolution, shifting toward cleaner energies such as wind or solar power.

The Eiffel Tower lit up with messages of hope and was transformed into a virtual forest on Sunday evening  the eve of the international climate change summit hosted by France. The light installation, created by artist, called for a shift to 100 percent renewable energy and the protection of the world's forests. Using 3D mapping techniques, it offered supporters the chance to donate to reforestation projects in the Amazon rainforest and transform the Eiffel Tower into a virtual forest of trees.

The government, ethnic armed organizations and  political parties continued the second day discussion on political dialogue framework drafting process  at MPC in Yangon, Saturday.  

The UPDJC members discussed inclusiveness of political parties and drafting framework for political dialogue based on NCA. The second day meeting set to involve 10 points in  the framework . 

Local based youth organization, Nyein Chan Yay Shike Than, asked for donation to civil war victim at Shan and Kachin States, through their charity program in Yangon.

Nyein Chan Yay Shike Than is comprised of 3 local youth Civil Society Organizations, such as Pan Pyo Lat Youth Centre, myself and Independent Youth for Change. They have been asking for donation through singing in public areas of Yangon city, starting this week.

The Ministry of Health intends to open a stroke unit at Yangon General Hospital next year with the aim of providing better and more effective treatment to stroke victims, according to the Global Light of Myanmar, Sunday.The purpose of establishing a stroke unit is to offer recombinant tissue plasminogen activators therapy to patients who arrive the hospital within a few hours of their stroke.

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Updated on: 10:38AM, November 30 2015
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