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The deep depression over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal appears to be moving away from Myanmar as it stirs to West-Northwest, according to an update in the website of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. It is centered at about (185) miles North - Northwest of Coco-Island, (145) miles Northwest of Hainggyikyun, (155) miles West-Northwest of Pathein, (155) miles Southwest of Gwa and (235) miles West - Southwest of Yangon, Myanmar.  The deep depression is coded yellow and not moving towards Myanmar Coasts.

The 5th ASEAN Heritage Parks Conference was held in Nay Pyi Taw, jointly organized by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Department of Forestry and ASEAN Center for Biodiversity. Union Minister U Ohn Win gave a speech saying this conference aims to promote cooperation for preservation of biodiversity and exchange the success, experience and curriculum on the topics in ASEAN region.

Islamic State expands its attacks against Iraqi army and Kurdish forces to relieve pressure on its militants confronting an offensive on Mosul that has taken back some 80 villages and towns from militant control. Mana Rabiee from Reuters reports. >>> Reporter, Reuters, Mana Rabiee <<< Shi'ite paramilitaries, along with Iraqi police, secure ground taken from Islamic State in the town of Qayyara, about 35 miles south of Mosul.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to his Philippines counterpart over the weekend, emphasizing strong and stable ties between the allies after comments by the Philippines president raised questions about bilateral relations, the State Department said on Monday. SPOKESMAN, STATE DEPARTMENT, JOHN KIRBY <<< "We've seen nothing on their side that would tell us that other than the comments we see no practical application of the comments that would tell us that the Philippine government is moving away from that right now.

State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended the ceremony for commemorating the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations, held Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday evening. The Union Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Chairman and members of Hluttaw Committees, Ambassadors, diplomats and officials also attended the event. The State Counsellor and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator of United Nations gave speeches. The documentary film of United Nations was also shown at the event. 

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Updated on: 10:30AM, October 25 2016
Data by Myanmar Central Bank



Scattered clouds
  • Scattered clouds
  • Temperature: 28 °C
  • Wind: East, 9.3 km/h
  • Pressure: 1009 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 84 %
  • Visibility: 7 km
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Tue, 2016-10-25 09:30