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Lawmakers Urge Govt to Tackle High Cancer Rates

NAYPYITAW—The Lower House of Parliament on Thursday approved a proposal urging the Union government to take steps to reduce the prevalence of cancer in the country. Describing consumption of unhealthy foods as one of the leading causes of cancer in Myanmar, Lower House lawmaker U Kyaw Lwin Aung urged the government to take action in […]

American, 2 Others Held over Marijuana Plantation in Mandalay Division

A U.S. citizen was among three people detained under the Anti-Narcotics Law for allegedly operating a marijuana plantation in Mandalay Division’s Myotha Industrial Park, the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) said on Wednesday. The committee said U.S. citizen John Fredric Todoroki, 63, was arrested with Ko Shane Latt, 37, and Ma Shunlae Myat […]