LFM News Service 5-24-19

K1,000 to get the impoverished moving
The philosophy behind Kantaw Latt is to identify disadvantage members of the community and then come together to help that person make ends meet. “Kantaw Latt”, means “helping hand”.  Read More

Malaria cases down by 86 percent in Myanmar with U.S. support
Myanmar is making major progress toward its goal of eliminating malaria in the country by 2030, in part because of US support, according to the US Embassy.  Read More

Myanmar Can No Longer Afford to Ignore the Threat of Nationalism
The relative freedom with which Myanmar’s Buddhist nationalists have been allowed to operate reflects poorly on the concerned authorities.  Read More

Bank Manager Demanded Bribe from Farmers Seeking Loan, ACC Sa
The Myanmar Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a lawsuit against the manager of a Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank branch in Irrawaddy Region’s Kyaunggon Township for allegedly misappropriating agricultural loans.  Read More

Mon lead the way in mother tongue education
The government and ethnic groups in revolt against it have run parallel education systems for decades. Mon educators now seek recognition for their mother tongue-based system, while the government slowly brings ethnic languages into classrooms.  Read More


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