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Insein People’s Library was renovated with the support of the local organizations to have better knowledge environ for young generation. 

 The Library was established over 2 decades ago, and the renovation took about 4 months to equip with multi-purpose system.

The multi function room had a lot of programs including, Computer training center, Function, Library, meeting room and workshop.

A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer has given yet another human face to the tragic Mediterranean crossing by migrants and refugees. Nathan Frandino from Reuters reports. Reporter, Reuters, Nathan Frandino :  This is the latest victim in Europe's migration crisis. The German rescuer in the photo says he spotted the baby in the water like a doll with its arms outstretched. The photo was distributed by humanitarian organization Sea-Watch, which found the baby Friday. Ruben Neugebauer is its spokesman. 

Yangon Region Government held a media briefing to explain their efforts to provide sufficient power supply in the city area.

“A master plan is needed to draw for sufficient electricity supply in Yangon Region”, Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said his meeting with the media on Tuesday. 

In most recent days, power shortage happened frequently in Yangon. The Yangon Electricity Supply Board is trying to provide sufficient power supply with the management of new government. 

Electricity issue topped the agenda  of today's Pyithu Hluttaw People's Parliament session, held in Capital Nay Pyi Taw. Dr. Khin Sithu of Loikaw constituency said that Bilu Cree hydro-power plant has been running for 5 decades since 1969 and supplying power to the whole country. Although the villages in the vicinity have been supplied with electricity ever since, about 100 households in average have to share only one power meter box. Besides, the wooden lamp posts are now ruined.

President Barack Obama on Monday placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery of Virginia on his last Memorial Day as President of the United States.

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Updated on: 1:14PM, May 31 2016
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  • Temperature: 26 °C
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  • Pressure: 1009 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 94 %
  • Visibility: 6 km
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