President U Thein Sein receives Chairman Chiefs of Staff by yaofenji

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   Volume XIX, Number 128                                 13th Waning of Wagaung 1373 ME                                   Saturday, 27 August, 2011



               President U Thein Sein receives                                                                 True patriotism
             Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee
                                                                                                         * It is very important for every-
              and Chief of Naval Staff of India                                                               one of the nation regardless of
                                                                                                              the place he lives to have
                                                                                    NAY PYI TAW, 26
                                                              President
                                                              U Thein
                                                                            Aug—President of the              strong Union Spirit.
                                                                            Republic of the Union
                                                                 Sein       of Myanmar U Thein           * Only Union Spirit is the true
                                                                greets      Sein received a good-
                                                              Chairman      will delegation led               patriotism all the nationalities
                                                              Chiefs of     by Chairman Chiefs of
                                                                Staff       Staff Committee and               will have to safeguard.
                                                              Commit-       Chief of Naval Staff of
                                                               tee and      India Admiral Nirmal
                                                              Chief of      Verma, PVSM, AVSM,         Ko Ko, Union Minister     Staff of India Admiral
                                                                Naval       ADC at the President       for Foreign Affairs U     Nirmal Verma, PVSM,
                                                               Staff of     Office, here, at 9.30 am   Wunna Maung Lwin,         AVSM, ADC and party
                                                                India       today.                     Union Minister at the     were accompanied by
                                                                                    Also present at    President Office U Soe    Ambassador of the
                                                              Admiral
                                                                            the call together with     Maung, Commander-in-      Republic of India to the
                                                               Nirmal
                                                                            President U Thein Sein     Chief (Navy) Vice-Ad-     Republic of the Union
                                                               Verma,
                                                                            were Commander-in-         miral Nyan Tun and de-    of Myanmar Dr Villur
                                                               PVSM,
                                                                            Chief of Defence Serv-     partmental heads.         Sundararajan Seshadri
                                                               AVSM,        ices General Min Aung              Chairman          and Military Attaché Col
                                                                ADC.        Hlaing, Union Minister     Chiefs of Staff Commit-   Rajesh Kumar.
                                                                 MNA        for Home Affairs Lt-Gen    tee and Chief of Naval                       MNA




       President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein has a documentary taken together with Indian delegation led by Chairman
                  Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of Naval Staff of India Admiral Nirmal Verma, PVSM, AVSM, ADC and party.
                                                                          MNA




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                                                                  FM briefs on current developments of Myanmar
        PERSPECTIVES
              Saturday, 27 August, 2011

       Pursue democratization
        Myanmar, being a member of world
    family, has opportunities to pursue
    democratization and human rights.
    Depending on culture, customs and historical
    tradition, democratization processes are
    different among the countries.
        While listening to the voice of people,
    Hluttaw representatives are to do their best            Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin explains progress of Republic of the
    knowing their rights and responsibilities for                                            Union of Myanmar.—MNA
    the people. They are to enact the laws bringing             NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug — A briefing on the current     Lwin explained about the government’s efforts in
    about fundamental rights, democracy and                 developments in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar    the past five months after the emergence of the new
    human rights of the people without sectarism,           took place at the meeting room of the Ministry of       government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar,
                                                            Foreign Affairs here this afternoon.                    in relating to the promotion of socio-economic
    localism, racism and religionism.
                                                                It was attended by the Union Minister for Foreign   condition of the people, endeavours for internal
        The government, judicial bodies, service
                                                            Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin, Deputy Minister U           peace and foreign relations. Then, the Union Minister
    personnel and the people are to abide by the            Maung Myint, heads of department, dean of the           replied to the questions asked by the foreign
    prescribed laws. They have to adjust among              diplomatic corps, ambassadors and heads of mission,     diplomats and representatives of UN organizations.
    them. The Judgment and Legal Affairs                    representatives of UN organizations based in Myanmar        Afterwards, diplomats and representatives of UN
    Committee has been formed for correctly                 and officials concerned.                                agencies and officials viewed exhibited photos.
    carrying out legal affairs. Endeavours of the               At the briefing, Union Minister U Wunna Maung                                                       MNA
    Hluttaw committees in the Hluttaw are also
    endeavours of the people.                                Japanese government and people                            Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr
                                                                                                                    Takashi Saito hands over TB medicines worth
        Representatives can submit their opinions             donate ¥ 308 million worth TB                          ¥ 308 million to Director-General of Health
    and hold discussions at the respective Hluttaws
    freely. In line with the democracy, the majority             medicines to Myanmar                                   Department Dr Tun Naing Oo.—MNA
                                                                NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—Under the Myanmar-
    is to place emphasis on the wishes of the
                                                            Japan Cooperation programme, Japan has constructed
    minority; and the minority is to follow the             Medical research Department (Lower Myanmar),
    desire of the majority.                                 Nursing University (Yangon), and new General Hospital
        All the Hluttaw representatives formed              and donated medicines for elimination of leprosy, and
    the National Race Affairs and Internal Peace-           HIV test kits.
    making Committee in the Hluttaw. As                         Under the Project for the Equipment Provision for
    Myanmar is a democratic nation, they will               the National Tuberculosis Programme, Japanese Grant
    point out requirements of human rights and              Aid (GIA) handed TB medicines for 130,000 patients
    democratization and repair necessary tasks              for one year period over to the Ministry of Health at
    bravely.                                                Thingaha Hotel here this noon. Union Minister for
        Myanmar is on the right track of                    Health Dr Pe Thet Khin expressed thanks to Japanese
    democratization process. The Myanmar                    government and peoples for the donation.
                                                                Then, Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr
    Committee of Human Rights is performing
                                                            Takashi Saito handed over medicines to the ministry
    fundamental rights of Myanmar citizens.                 and Director-General of Health Department Dr Tun
    While striving for democratization and human            Naing Oo presented certificate of honor to him.
    rights processes, Myanmar and its people are                                                            MNA
    to harmoniously carry out the tasks of
    flourishing democracy and development of                                                                                                   To mark 79th birthday
    democracy process.                                                                                                                             of Her Majesty
                                                                                                                                                Sirikit, Queen of the
              Flood warning                                                                                                                     His Majesty King of
        NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—According to the 12.30                                                                                                 Thailand, Thai
    hr MST observation today, the water level of                                                                                                  Ambassador Mr
    Dokhtawady River at Myitnge (893) cm has exceeded                                                                                             Apirath Vienravi
    by (23) cm (about 0.8 ft) above its danger level.                                                                                          presents 100,000 baht
    It may remain above its danger level (870) cm                                                                                                    for Yangon
    during the next (48) hours commencing noon today,                                                                                           Children’s Hospital
    announced the meteorology and Hydrology                                                                                                           to Medical
    Department.—MNA
                                                                                                                                                 Superintendent Dr
       Myanma Airways provides                                                                                                                 Aung Kyi Win on 26
                                                                                                                                                   August.—MNA
          flights to 25 towns
       NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—Myanma Airways of the            over 600 tons of commodities.
   Ministry of Transport is currently flying to 25 towns
   with nine airplanes—three F-28, three ATR, and three
                                                                With Yangon as the centre, Myanma Airways
                                                            provides flights to Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Bagan-
                                                                                                                       All this needs to be known
   MA-60, based in Yangon International Airport.            NyaungU, Myitkyina, Putao, Bhamo, Monywa, Kalay,          *    Do not be frightened whenever
       In doing so, it flies at least two flights a week    Homalin, Khamti, Heho, Lashio, Kengtung, Tachilek,             intimidated
   depending on the amount of travelers to the particular   Monghsat, Loikaw, Myeik, Dawei, Kawthoung,                *    Do not be bolstered whenever flattered
                                                                                                                      *    Do not be softened whenever appeased
   town. In the 2010-2011 fiscal year, Myanma               Bokpyin, An, Sittway, Thandwe and Kyaukpyu.
   Airways could transport 340,000 travellers and                                                       MNA




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         At least 18 die in car bomb attack on                                                                                                                Three
                    Nigeria UN HQ                                                                                                                          rockets hit
        ABUJA, 26 Aug—A           damaging parts of an           said Mike Zuokumor,
   car bomb ripped through        office complex where           Abuja police commis-                                                                       area near
   the United Nations’            close to 400 people            sioner. No one claimed
   headquarters in the            normally work for UN           responsibility for the                                                                   Kuwait-Iraq
   Nigerian capital of Abuja      agencies.                      attack. However, one
   on Friday, killing at least         “This was an assault      Abuja-based security
                                                                                                                                                             border
   18 people, in an attack        on those who devote their      source suspected the                                                                         D UBAI , 26 Aug—
   reminiscent of a June blast    lives to helping others,”      Nigerian Islamist group                                                                  Three rockets have hit
   claimed by a local radical     Ban said in a statement to     Boko Haram, whose                                                                        the border area between
                                                                                                    Security officers cordon off the blast site in
   Islamist group.                reporters. “We condemn         strikes have been growing                                                                Kuwait and Iraq, Al
                                                                                                    northwest Pakistan’s Nowshera on 25 Aug,
        UN        Secretary       this terrible act, utterly.”   in intensity and spreading                                                               Arabiya TV reported
                                                                                                         2011. At least 12 people including two
   General Ban Ki-moon said            Body parts were           further afield, or al Qaeda’s                                                            early on Friday quoting
                                                                                                   soldiers were killed and 17 others injured in
   the final casualty toll was    strewn on the ground as        North African arm.                                                                       diplomatic sources.
                                                                                                         a blast that hit a hotel in Nowshera on
   likely to be considerable,     emergency workers,                  “This is very likely the                                                                The Dubai-based
                                                                                                        Thursday night, reported local Urdu TV
   and Nigerian President         soldiers and police            work of Boko Haram and,                                                                  channel       said    the
                                                                                                                                 channel Samaa.
   Goodluck        Jonathan       swarmed around the             or, AQIM (Al Qaeda in                                                                    Katyusha rockets did not
                                                                                                                                           XINHUA
   ordered tighter security       building, cordoned roads       the Islamic Maghreb) and                                                                 target Kuwait’s Mubarak
   around the capital after       and rushed the wounded         is a serious escalation in         Four injured as bomb targeting                        Port which is under
   what he called a “most         to hospital.                   the security situation in            army vehicle goes off in N                          construction.
   despicable assault.”                “Different people         Nigeria,” the security                                                                       The port has been a
        Security sources and      have been taken to             source said. “This is the                   Afghanistan                                  subject of arguments
   witnesses said the car         different hospitals so         worst thing that could have         KABUL, 26 Aug—At         strative chief of Dushi     between oil-producing
   rammed into the building       we’re not sure of casualty     happened.” In Friday’s          least four people injured    District Shamsuddin         Iraq and Kuwait, which
   and blew up, badly             figures. It is at least 18,”   attack the car slammed          when a powerful bomb         Sarhadi told Xinhua that    share a small border.
                                                                 through security gates of       went off Friday morning      the blast was a roadside        Iraq says the port
                                                                 the UN complex, crashed         near an Afghan army          bombing against an          interferes with shipping
                                                                 into the basement and           vehicle along a high way     army pickup passing by      lanes to its own ports.
                                                                 exploded, sending vehicles      in       Afghanistan’s       the areas. “The army                          Reuters
                                                                 flying and setting the          northern        Baghlan      pickup was traveling from
                                                                                                 Province, re-ported local    Kabul to Baghlan’s          Palestinians inspect a
                                                                 building ablaze.
                                                                                                 TV channel Tolo News.        Provincial Capital Pul-e-   rubble of sports club
                                                                      “When the car got
                                                                                                     According to the         Khumri and the blast        after it was hit in
                                                                 inside it went straight to
                                                                                                 report the blast took        injured four people         Israeli aerial bombing
                                                                 the basement and
                                                                                                 place at around 08:30 a      included an army officer    in northern Gaza Strip
                                                                 exploded, killing people in
                                                                                                 m local time Friday          and four women all his      town of Beit Lahia, on
                                                                 reception, right and left,”
                                                                                                 along the main highway       family members,” Sarhaidi   25 Aug, 2011.
                                                                 said Abuja resident James
                                      A victim of a bomb                                         connecting capital City of   said.—Xinhua                XINHUA
                                                                 John, who saw the attack.
    One killed,                    blast ripped through
                                    the United Nations
                                                                 “The entire building, from      Kabul to northern
                                                                 the ground floor to the         provinces and the blast
    five injured                  offices in the Nigerian
                                    capital of Abuja is
                                                                 topmost, was just fire and      occurred        between
                                                                 smoke. I saw six bodies         Khinjan and Dushi areas
     in blast in                       loaded into an
                                                                 been carried. I can’t           in Baghlan province.
                                  ambulance, 26 August,                                              Meantime, admini-
                                                                 believe it.”—Reuters
    Afghanistan                       2011.—Internet
        HERAT, 26 Aug—A
   women was killed and five
   other civilians were injured
                                    53 killed in Mexico casino arson attack
   on Friday when a blast              M EXICO C ITY , 26
   rocked Herat, the capital      Aug—At least 53 people
   City of Herat Province,        were killed and dozens
                                                                                                                                    US surveillance drone
   640 km west of Kabul,
   police said.
                                  more injured in an arson                                                                           crashes in Pak town
                                  attack on a casino in the
        “A quantity of            northern Mexican City of                                                                          bordering Afghanistan
   explosive materials were       Monterrey Thursday, offi-                                                                       QUETTA, 26 Aug—A US surveillance drone has
   placed in a hand cart which    cials said.                                                                                 crashed near the Frontier Corps (FC) Cantonment
   left by a suspect near the          According to the                                                                       in Chaman, a Pakistani Town bordering
   entrance gate of provincial    police, the attackers                                                                       Afghanistan.
   police department and          forced their way into the                                                                       Confirming the crash of the US drone, Frontier
   was detonated by a             Casino Royale and                                                                           Corps officials said it was Unarmed Aerial Vehicle
   remote-control device at       sprayed        petrol-like                                                                  (UAV) measuring 4 metres wide and 3 metres long,
   around 11:00 am local time     flammable liquid and set                                                                    having two cameras. It fell 300 metres east of the
   Friday,” Ghulam Faruq          the house ablaze, trap-ping                                                                 Frontier Corps Balochistan fort, with the site of the
   Kohistani, head of criminal    gamblers inside.                                                                            crash being approximately 2 kilometres inside
   investigation department            The death toll could        Thick smoke is seen outside the burning casino
                                                                                                                              Pakistani territory, they added.
   of Herat police told           climb further as more                after an attack in Monterrey, Mexico, on 25
                                                                                                                                  The officials also confirmed that the UAV had
   Xinhua. The injured were       bodies were being pulled                                      Aug, 2011.—XINHUA
                                                                                                                              been doing surveillance over Pak-Afghan border
   transported to nearby          out, according to Adrian de    two dozens in number, had rescuers had rushed to the         areas for about an hour, but crashed due to technical
   hospital by police, the        la Garza, the prosecutor       told the customers to leave scene, trying to put out the     fault, The Nation reports. Denying that Pakistani
   official said, adding no       for Nuevo Leon State           but some of the gamblers fire and find survivors, local      forces shot US pilot aircraft, they expressed concern
   policeman was injured in       whose capital is Monterrey.    were too terrified to get TV footage shows.                  over the intrusion of American spy aircraft inside
   the attack.—Xinhua                  The attackers, about      out. Firefighters and                          Xinhua        Pakistan’s airspace.— Xinhua



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         Photo News                                                            ABN AMRO cuts 9 percent of jobs in
                                                                  BUSINESS             run-up to sale
                                                                    AMSTERDAM, 26 Aug— Nationalized Dutch bank
                                                               ABN AMRO is shedding 2,350 jobs - some 9
                                                               percent of its workforce - as the state readies it for
                                                               sale or a listing. The bank said it expected 1,500
                                                               redundancies and 850 positions to be lost through
                                                               natural attrition in the next three to four years.
                                                                    Most of the job cuts will be in back-office
                                                               operations such as IT, but some retail and private
                                                               banking positions will also be axed. The bank said
                                                               it has taken a restructuring provision of 200 million
                                                               euros pre-tax for the redundancies.
                                                                    Global banks have announced close to 50,000
    Workers weigh ingredients as they prepare                  job cuts in recent months in the face of sluggish
      traditional Chinese herbal medicines at                                                                             The head office of ABN AMRO bank is seen in
                                                               economic growth, volatile markets and regulatory
        Beijing’s Capital Medical University                                                                                Amsterdam on 29 May, 2007. —INTERNET
                                                               changes. The Dutch State, which nationalized ABN
     Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital on                  AMRO during the 2008 financial crisis, plans to           high cost-to-income ratio compared with other
       25 May, 2011. The hospital distributes                  sell ABN AMRO in 2014 or later, preferably by             banks. It said its cost-income ratio fell to 63 percent
     around 20,000 prescription doses daily,                   listing it on the stock market, so improving efficiency   at the end of June, from 75 percent a year ago.
    more than five tonnes of ingredients, from                 would make the bank more attractive to potential              Dutch rival ING has reported an underlying
    their stock of 600 different types of plants,              buyers.                                                   cost-income ratio of 59.2 percent, while Rabobank
        herbs, and animal organs. —INTERNET                         Historically, ABN AMRO has had a relatively          has an efficiency ratio of 59.7 percent.—Reuters

      Teen vaccinations                                H
                                                       E
                                                                                                                                                              BUSINESS
                                                       A
       against cervical                                L                                                                                                China
                                                       T
       cancer lagging                                  H                                                                                              Southern
        ATLANTA, 26 Aug— Only about half of the                                                                                                      Airlines net
   teenage girls in the US have rolled up their sleeves
   for a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer                                                                                               profits rise
   — a rate well below those for two other vaccinations
   aimed at adolescents. The vaccine hit the market in                                                                                               33 pct in H1
   2006. By last year, just 49 percent of girls had
   gotten at least the first of the recommended three                                                                                                     B EIJING , 26 Aug—
   shots for human papilloma virus, or HPV, a                  Staff with Medecins Sans Frontieres treat one of two suspected Ebola                  Chinese airline giant
   sexually-transmitted bug that can cause cervical                patients in Congo’s Eastern Kasai Province, on 26 September,                      China Southern Airlines
   cancer and genital warts. Only a third had gotten all                                  2007.—INTERNET                                             on Friday reported
   three doses, the Centres for Disease Control and                                                                                                  strong growth in net
                                                                                                                                                     profits over the first six
   Prevention said Thursday.                                    Research shows how some folks resist                                                 months of the year due
        In contrast, the CDC said about two-thirds of
   teens had gotten the recommended shot for one
                                                                      getting sick with the flu      HEALTH                                          to strong domestic travel
   type of bacterial meningitis and a shot for meningitis          NEW YORK, 26 Aug—Your immune system response to a flu virus determines            demand and the yuan’s
   and tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough.                 whether or not you will get sick, and that immune reaction can be observed            appreciation.
        Granted, it can take many years for a new              through gene activity, according to a new study. Researchers examined more                 Its net profits surged
   vaccine to catch on and reach the 90 percent and            than 22,000 genes in 267 blood samples from 17 healthy volunteers who were            32.71 percent year-on-year
   above range for many longstanding childhood                 infected with a flu virus. There were significant and complex differences in the      to 2.76 billion yuan (431.59
   vaccines. But use of HPV vaccine has been “very             immune responses between the half of the participants who got sick and those          million US dollars) in the
   disappointing” compared to other newer vaccines,            who didn’t, the investigators found.                                                  first half while revenue
   said the CDC’s Dr Melinda Wharton.                              The gene activity, or expression, data revealed how the volunteers’ immune        jumped 22.3 percent to
        “If we don’t do a much better job, we’re leaving       systems reacted and organized a response to flu virus. Differences in gene            42.41 billion yuan, the airline
   another generation vulnerable to cervical cancer            expressions between those who got sick and those who remained healthy were            said in its half-year report.
   later in life,” said Wharton.                               measurable up to about 36 hours before peak flu symptoms developed. This                   Earnings per share
        Why aren’t more girls getting HPV shots? The           suggests that it may be possible to detect flu at an early stage so that people can   stood at 0.28 yuan, said
   vaccine can be very expensive, and it can be a bit          take precautions and perhaps even prevent the worst symptoms, study author            the report.
   of a hassle. It takes three visits to the doctor over six   Alfred Hero, a professor at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering,           Due to upbeat
   months.—Internet                                            said in a university news release.—Internet                                           domestic travel demand,
                                                                                                                                                     the airline carried 38.44
     British growth slows to 0.2% in second                                                                                                          million         passengers
                                                                                                                                                     during the period, up 6.1
                     quarter                                                                                                                         percent from last year,
       L ONDON , 26 Aug—Britain’s                                      BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                     while         transporting
   economy slowed sharply in the second         a statement.                                                                                         536,000 tonnes of
   quarter, posting growth of only 0.2               The data was unchanged from an                                                                  cargos and mails, the
   percent after 0.5 percent in the first,      initial estimate published in July.                                                                  report said.
   official data showed on Friday,                   The ONS said GDP grew by 0.7                                                                         The overall load
   confirming an initial reading.               percent compared with the second                                                                     factor—a measure of how
       “Gross Domestic Product increased        quarter of 2010, also unchanged from                                                                 much capacity is being
   by 0.2 percent in the second quarter of      the initial estimate.—Internet                                                                       utilized—climbed 2.7
   2011, following an increase of 0.5             London’s financial district, Canary                                                                percentage points to 80.6
   percent in the first quarter of 2011,”        Wharf, is pictured in east London, on                                                               percent, it added.
   the Office for National Statistics said in            19 August .—INTERNET                                                                                             Xinhua




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                         Russians search for crashed
    Science                 spaceship in Siberia
        M OSCOW , 26 Aug—Russian                       that failed is similar to the ones used to launch astronauts
   helicopters searched Thursday                       to the station. On Thursday, Gen Oleg Ostapenko, head of
   for the wreckage of the unman-                      the Russian        Space Forces, said the launch of a satellite
   ned spaceship that crashed and                          that had been planned for Friday was being postponed
   exploded in a forested area in                        until early September while the rocket undergoes inspec-
   Siberia. The supply ship was                           tions, Russian news agencies reported.
   launched from the Baikonur                              The satellite, part of Russia’s GLONASS satellite navi-
   cosmodrome in Kazakhstan about                           gation system, was to have blasted off from the Space
   1,500 kilometres (900 mi-                                Forces’ launch facility in Plesetsk in far northern
   les) southwest of the crash site.                         Russia.                                                       HP’s TouchPad tablet is shown on a screen
     It fell after the third stage of                            Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, said that the           during a media presentation at the Herbst
   its booster rocket failed a few                           accident “would have no negative influence” on the            Pavilion at the Fort Mason Centre in San
   minutes into Wednesday’s                                  International Space Station crew because its existing         Francisco on 9 February, 2011.—INTERNET
   launch, in the Choisky District                          supplies of food, water and oxygen are sufficient.
   in Russia’s Altai Province. It was                       There are six astronauts aboard the station that orbits        Researchers aim to power
   the 44th launch of a Progress                            220 miles (350 kilometres) above the Earth.
   supply ship to the space station —                            Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, said that the
                                                                                                                           smartphones through
   and the first failure in the nearly                            accident “would have no negative influence” on           walking              Tech
   13-year life of the complex.                                     the International Space Station crew because
     While the International Spa-                                  its existing supplies of food, water and oxygen             WISCONSIN, 26 Aug—A new energy harvesting
   ce Station has more than en-                                    are sufficient.                                         method developed by researchers Tom Krupenkin
   ough supplies, the accident threa-                              There are six astronauts aboard the station that        and J Ashley Taylor at the University of Wisconsin-
   tens to delay the launch of the                               orbits 220 miles (350 kilometres) above the Earth.        Madison promises a practical way to power
   next crew, just one month                                     This is the fourth Russian spacecraft lost in the         smartphones and other portable electronics simply
   away. That’s because the upper                                past nine months.                                         by walking down the street.
   stage of the unmanned rocket                                                                                                The Wisconsin-Madison Researchers believe
                                                                                                            Internet
                                                                                                                           that by inserting their device into a pair of shoes, a
     T                                                                                                                     person could generate up to 20 watts of electrical
     e     Start-up Pure Storage uses                                                        hardly the only player in
                                                                                             the game, and lags behind     energy. That energy could then be used to charge
     c                                                                                                                     devices by plugging in to a small USB port into the
     h   exclusively flash-based storage                                                     others in terms of bringing
                                                                                             a product to market. As       shoes.
                                                                                             far as other start-ups are        Another method would be to create a tiny Wi-
        W ASHINGTON ,       26   solutions, but one in         claims is ten times faster
                                                                                             concerned,          Violin    Fi hotspot in the shoe device which would take the
   Aug—It’s doubtless that       particular made a big         and ten times more space
                                                                                             Memory has leaped out         load off a phone’s battery. Krupenkin says that this
   one day flash storage, like   splash this week: Pure        efficient than current
                                                                                             to become the current         could extend battery life to a month rather than just
   SSDs, will replace hard       Storage announced it          hard disk offerings.
                                                                                             favorite.                     a day or two.
   disks for data centers and    raised $30 million in fresh       Using          custom                                       The device could be very practical in
   enterprise storage. SSDs      capital while unveiling       software to control data          The       company’s
                                                                                             already gathered $310         impoverished countries with poor access to
   are generally faster, more    an flash-storage array        flow and write/rewrite                                      electricity, or for military personnel.—Internet
   reliable and use less         that’s nearly ready for       processes, Pure Storage       million in financing, and
   power than hard disks.        market.                       says its array can achieve    with products already on
   As usual in the tech               The Pure Storage         a twenty-time reduction       the market, expects to
   world, the question is        FlashArray         FA-300     in inline data; in other      eclipse $100 million in
   who’s going to make the       Series is the stuff IT guys   words, the firm claims that   sales this year.
   first leap, and when’s it     dreamed of only recently.     using its flash storage for       On the slightly
   going to happen? There        It’s a purpose-built flash    servers and the like can      smaller end, Nimbus
   have already been a           array, unlike the flash-      reduce workflow data          Data Systems doesn’t
   bunch of start-ups            disk hybrids that are         transfers by up to 95%.       have the kind of numbers
   looking to cash in with       more commonly availa-         The array comes in sizes      Violin Memory has, but
   all-flash         storage     ble now, that the company                                   it has proven profitable.
                                                               from 10 to 100 terabytes
                                                                                             Even better for the
                                                               at an estimate cost of $5
                                                                                             company, it’s already
                                                               per usable gigabyte.          scored a couple hundred       A man plays with a HTC Desire smartphone at
                                                                   As impressive as Pure     contracts including one        a mobile phone shop in Taipei on 15 August,
                                                               Storage’s offering is, it’s   with eBay.—Internet                         2011.—INTERNET

                                                                      Australian astronomers discover
                                                                         planet made of diamond                                                                  Science
                                                                    CANBERRA, 26 Aug—Australian astronomers on             the new planet is far denser than any other known so far
                                                               Friday said they have spotted an exotic planet that is      and consists largely of carbon. Because it is so dense,
                                                               believed to be made of diamond in our galactic backyard.    scientists are certain that the carbon must be crystalline,
                                                               The sparkling world 4,000 light years away is 60,000        so that a large part of the star is similar to a diamond.
   NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity                   kilometres in diametre, five times that of the Earth, and   “We have never seen anything like this before,” Bailes
   looked across a small crater on the rim of a                is thought to be all that remains of a once-massive star    told ABC Science on Friday.
   much larger crater to capture this raw image                which collapsed and was crunched down into crystalline.          “Producing such exotic planets is the exception
   from its panoramic camera during the rover’s                     An international team lead by Matthew Bailes,          rather than the rule, and requires special circumstances.”
   2,685th Martian day, or sol, of work on Mars                from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne,       Bailes said the new planet is probably the remnant of a
   on 13 Aug, 2011.—INTERNET                                   said they have discovered a low-mass but dense object       once- massive star that has lost its outer layers to the so-
                                                               in orbit around a rapidly-rotating neutron star. He said    called pulsar star it orbits.—Xinhua




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   6    THE NEW LIGHT OF MYANMAR Saturday, 27 August, 2011


    Second regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for fifth day
       Questioning, answering, and submitting proposals at the session
          NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—The second regular
   session of the First Pyithu Hluttaw continued for the                                                    Union                                                     Union
   fifth day at Pyithu Hluttaw Hall in Hluttaw Building                                                     Minis-                                                    Minis-
   here today, attended by Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw                                                        ter for                                                   ter for
   Thura U Shwe Mann and 386 Pyithu Hluttaw repre-                                                          Immi-
   sentatives.                                                                                                                                                       Health
                                                                                                           gration
          At today’s session, seven questions were asked                                                      and                                                     Dr Pe
   and answered, the report of the Public Account                                                          Popula-                                                      Thet
   Committee was submitted for approval of the Hluttaw.
                                                                                                            tion U                                                     Khin
          In his reply to question of U Han Sein from
                                                                                                           Khin Yi                                                   answers
   Taikkyi Constituency whether there is any plan to
                                                                                                            replies                                                      the
   open a CNG filling station in Taikkyi Township
                                                                                                               to
   as vehicles fueled by CNG plying between                                                                                                                            ques-
   Yangon and Taikkyi can only fill CNG in Yangon,
                                                                                                           queries.
                                                                                                             MNA                                                       tions.
   Union Minister for Energy U Than Htay said that in
                                                                                                                                                                        MNA
   Yangon, there are 40 CNG filling stations that run
   round the clock and 26,552 vehicles run with CNG and
   thus average vehicle-station ratio is 660 to 1, which      that although Myanmar Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
                                                              has tried to bring them back to Myanmar, the section                                                    Chair-
   means a vehicle can fill CNG more than once a day;
   that vehicles have been allowed to extend gas cylinders    40 of labour law of Saudi Arabia states that if a                                                       man of
   up to 14 units (WL700) and thus a vehicle can run          migrant worker wants to go back to his mother                                                           Public
   about 280 miles non-stop with one filling which means      country, he has to pay for all the expenses, and that if                                                  Ac-
   it can even run from Yangon up to Okkan past               he is not willing to work for the full contract, he is                                                  counts
   Taikkyi.                                                   responsible for all expenses including travel charges                                                  Commit-
          He continued that there is still no plan to run     for arrival and departure; that according to ILO                                                         tee U
   CNG filling station anywhere including Taikkyi as          Convention No. (97), ILO Convention No. (143), UN                                                      Thurein
   ratio of current vehicles and stations is just appropri-   International Convention on the Protection of the                                                         Zaw
   ate, vehicle owners are enjoying increased profits         Rights of all Migrant Workers included in International                                                submits
   compared to vehicles run with petrol and diesel, and       Charter of Migration adopted for protection of migrant                                                    pro-
   it is needed to manage the distribution of valuable        workers, it is stated that migrant workers can only be                                                  posal.
   inland natural gas; that his Ministry of which primary     protected in accord with the rule of the country                                                          MNA
   objective is extensive exploration of oil and natural      concerned and they are responsible for obeying the
   gas, will act necessarily for extended distribution of     rule of the country concerned and that job seekers                In the past, RL course was opened due to lesser
   CNG when new inland gas fields are discovered.             wishing to go overseas are needed to follow legal          amount of law graduates and least number of lawyers.
          Likewise, members of the Union-level institu-       procedures, stressed the Union Minister.                   The HGP examinations were held because of least
   tions answered the six questions of U Thein Nyunt                 His second question is that of the lawyers          amount of HGPs. At present, law subject is being
   from Thingangyun Constituency.                             benefitting the nation with law, some are with-            conducted at various universities, so the RL course
          He said that according to request letters           drawn licenses, some are banned for advocacy,              will not be opened and HGP examination will not be
   addressed to ministries, 26 youth workers who              and whether there is a plan to re-scrutinize them          conducted.
   went to Saudi Arabia under the arrangement of              and issue licenses to them and to re-acknowledge                  The courts are in operation of judicial tasks in
   an overseas job agency in Yangon got no regular            them as lawyers, to reopen Registered Lawyer               front of the public except some restrictions in accord-
   job and were trafficked, whose passports were              (RL) Course and reorganize Higher Grade                    ance with Section 3 (b) of Union Judiciary Law. Their
   the seized and were under death threats and he             Pleader (HGP) exams. His third question is that            tasks are in line with the Constitution, the Union
   asked how the government will take measures to             although it is prescribed that trails are to be held       Judiciary Law and Criminal Procedure. According to
   save them as soon as possible.                             in the prescience of the public with the exception         the application of the prosecuting organization, some
          Union Minister for Labour U Aung Kyi replied        of Section 3 (b) of Union Judiciary Law, trails            cases were heard at the office in the compound of the
   that according to investigation to response to the         are going on behind the closed doors in Insein             Myanmar Correctional Department, outside Insein Jail
   complaint, it is found that Jobs Agency Co Ltd which       Jail by setting up special courts and that whether         for security of clients, lawyers and culprits and for
   does not have agency license, Goloden Arm Co ltd           there is a plan to organize trials before the              contribution to correct and quick judgment of the court.
   whose license was withdrawn, Vertex Palace Co Ltd          public and there is an intention to pass a decree          In so doing, the court was not closed door, and carried
   who has overseas jobs agent’s license are involved in      according to Courts Directive (7/56).                      out judgment in front of clients, advocates, witnesses of
   the case; that U Kyaw Myint (a) Josh, son of U                    Union Chief Justice U Tun Tun Oo said that          both sides and their relatives. The clients and culprits
   Maung Maung has been sued for illegal sending of           from 1972 to date, licences of 69 higher grade pleaders    have the rights of showing evidences, reversibly raising
   workers to foreign countries without agent’s license       were suspended and 125 HGPs dismissed, and li-             of questions to witnesses and pleading under the law.
   and action will be taken against him according to anti-    cences of 88 advocates were suspended and 104              In some cases, the courts depending on its area did not
   human trafficking law if he is found guilty; that          advocates dismissed. With regard to suspension of          allow other persons except plaintiffs and defendants,
   although Saudi Arabia has once proposed Myanmar            lawyer licences in limitation, those who re-summit the     lawyers of both sides, witnesses and officials by
   for its workers, the latter has not yet inked bilateral    lawyer licences, the Union Supreme Court re-issues         practising the provision of the section 352 of the Penal
   agreement with it for his ministry wanted to make          licence to them. Task of lawyer is a noble profession      Code for ensuring smooth and secure judgment because
   further observation about its rules and regulations on     for ensuring justice. Those wishing to take lawyer         there were larger number of defendants and witnesses.
   migrant workers; that his ministry has never permitted     career must be qualified and they have to abide by         But, the above cases were in a few numbers. Mostly,
   not even a single worker to work there and issued          prescribed codes of conduct and disciplines. There-        the cases were heard without closed door, in front of
   notices to all agencies with overseas jobs agent’s         fore, he replied that there is no plan to re-issue         clients of sides, lawyers and witnesses in accord with
   license twice.                                             licences to the dismissed prosecutors and to admit         the existing procedures and regulations.
          As to the 26 workers, the Union minister noted      them as lawyers.                                                                 (See page 7)




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                                                                  is unnecessary to adopt an initial order.
   Second regular session of                                                 With regard to the question that sailors of            Election Objection
   First Pyithu Hluttaw...                                        foreign shipping lines had got permit to import motor
                                                                                                                                 Amendment (7/2011) heard
                                                                  cars and paid 10 per cent of their salary in US dollars
                          (from page 6)                           to the funds of the State in the past. Later, they did not          NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—Chairman U Tin
           Directive No. 7/56 for the courts means that if it     get import licence. He asked that how the State will         Aye and all members of Union Election Commis-
   is necessary to hear a case, prosecuted to the court, in       fulfill the requirement of sailors’ rights. Union Minister   sion heard Election Objection Amendment
   the jail or other places for a special matter, only when       for Commerce U Win Myint said that licence was               No (7/2011) at UEC Office here at 1 pm today.
   the judge hearing the case has adopted a necessary             issued to the sailors of foreign shipping lines to import                                              MNA
   order, shall the case to be heard outside the court.           vehicles spending their official foreign exchange up to
           There are two kinds of cases heard at the office       1997. As of July 1997, the import licence of vehicles        sponsible to scrutinize facts about parents and grand
   in the compound of the Myanmar Correctional Depart-            was suspended for everybody including sailors of             parents systematically, while the applicants are to
   ment outside the Insein Jail. Of them, the first one of        foreign shipping lines. At present, citizen export and       submit the correct and full evidences. As such, they
   case is that a court located in the area of Insein Jail can    import entrepreneurs were permitted to import heavy          can accept the citizenship. Therefore, citizenship eligi-
   hear the case at the office of the Myanmar Correctional        machinery, trucks, city buses and mini-buses for con-        bility is important to issuance of CSCs. Likewise, it is
   Department outside the Insein Jail due to a special            struction sites and public use.                              necessary to take time in scrutinizing the evidences.
   matter without hearing the case at their court. These                   Every citizen with their official foreign ex-       Therefore, delay in issuance of the card depends on
   cases are concerned with the directive No. 7/56. It is         change including sailors of foreign lines may establish      correct and full documents of the applicants.
   necessary to adopt an initial order to hear the case           companies and submit application for registration of                 Regarding one more question, the Ministry of
   outside the court. The number of such cases is a few. It       export and import entrepreneurs, and then they may           Health replied a question at the regular session of
   was seen that the cases were heard at the office of            apply to import vehicles spending their official FE. If      the first Pyithu Hluttaw that although the MBBS
   Myanmar Correctional Department outside the Insein             they do not wish to set up companies, they may transfer      graduate will be appointed under the Ministry of
   Jail after the initial order has been adopted. Thus, the       their FE to bank accounts of other entrepreneurs who         Health, any one with medical graduates in 2009 has
   courts follow the prescribed directives.                       have import licences. They mutually carry out the            not been appointed yet. The question was asked
           The second one is that the according to the            import of vehicles.                                          how will carry out appointment of medical gradu-
   directive issued by the Union Chief Justice in line with                With regard to a question that Township Immi-       ate. Union Minister for Health Dr Pe Thet Khin said
   Section 178 of the Criminal Procedure, a court located         gration and Registration Department delays appli-            that fresher graduates of medical universities were
   outside the area of criminal case can hear the cases at        cation of citizenship scrutiny cards, transfer of            appointed at departments under the Ministry of Health
   the office of Myanmar Correctional Department outside          household registration list and adding the birth             with the post of assistant surgeons or same posts in the
   the Insein Jail. According to Section 178 of Criminal          register of Islamists in Thingangyun Township for            past. Mainly, they were assigned duties at Health
   Procedure Law, the directive mentions to specifically          many days, asking for performing such tasks as               Department and Medical Science Department. A total
   hear the case at the office of Myanmar Correctional            soon as possible. Union Minister for Immigration and         of 3646 medical graduates have been appointed in the
   Department outside the Insein Jail. Therefore, the case        Population U Khin Yi replied that in scrutinizing the        posts out of 5581. There remain 1935 vacant posts. A
   is not inclusive of directive for courts No. 7/56 and it       issuance of CSC, a type of cards has been issued to          total of 654 posts of 922 tutor posts have been ap-
                                                                  15711 Islamists of above 10 years old in Thingangyun         pointed at Medical Science Department, remaining
      Application for registration                                Township and there remain 5623 persons. In observing         268 vacant posts. Arrangements are being made to
                                                                  the data on duty and functions of the department from        appoint the medical graduates in 2203 vacant posts,
         as political parties                                     2007 to 25 August 2011, a total of 7211 persons              and coordination is being made for their appointment.
                                                                  submitted applications and a type of suitable cards has
         scrutinized, passed                                      been issued to 6938 persons. The remaining persons
                                                                                                                                       Four Hluttaw representatives discussed the re-
                                                                                                                               port submitted by Public Accounts Committee on 23
            NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—The Union Election                are 273 applicants. There are many remaining cases of        August, and Chairman of the committee submitted a
    Commission passed the application of Democratic               2011. In the remaining cases, the applicants are unable      proposal on the report, the Hluttaw approved it.
    Alliance Party for registration as political party            to submit their ancestral evidences, wrong name lists                With regard to amnesty, Pyithu Hluttaw rep-
    submitted by 17 members including Dr Soe Lin                  in household registration and failure of swearing to
    today as it found the application was accorded with                                                                        resentatives and Defence Services Personnel Pyithu
                                                                  accept citizenship. Most of them have not submitted          Hluttaw representatives reported on release of gen-
    rules and regulations. The UEC is scrutinizing and            firm evidences yet and they do not contact the office.
    allowing the formation of political parties.—MNA                                                                           eral amnesty at the opportune time. Due to full
                                                                  So they holding a type of cards live in the township.        capacity of farsightedness and high consideration,
                                                                           In conducting scrutiny from 2007 to 13 August       they firmly hope that the President would make
                                                                  2011, Thingyangyun Township INRD has no work
     No worry for Yangonites for                                  debit regarding transfer of Islamists from and to other
                                                                                                                               assessment and release an order of amnesty.
                                                                                                                                       The fifth-day second regular session of the
      water in summer to come                                     regions, adding birth register and reducing household        Pyithu Hluttaw was adjourned at 1.40 pm today, The
                                                                  list for death. Up to 25 August, the tasks related to        sixth-day meeting will continue at 10 am on 29 August
          YANGON, 26 Aug—Looking forward to bounti-               household registration list are not suspended across the     (Monday).
   ful water supply to the people residing in Yangon,             nation. The staff members of the department are re-                                                             MNA
   Yangon City Development Committee has been seek-
   ing water resources. The committee is supplying water
   daily to the Yangonites from Hlawga Lake (14 million                                                                                                 Visitor looks at a
   gallons), Gyobyu Lake (27 million gallons), Phugyi                                                                                                   handicraft work made
   Lake (45 million gallons), Ngamoeyeik water supply
                                                                                                                                                        by walnuts at the
   project (45 million gallons), artesian wells and water
   supply centres (29 million gallons), totally 160 million                                                                                             opening ceremony of
   gallons.                                                                                                                                             the fourth Culture
          The highest water level of last year in Hlawga                                                                                                Industry Fair of
   Lake reaches above 51 feet and four inches; Gyobyu                                                                                                   Northeast China in
   Lake, 197 feet and eight inches; and Phugyi Lake, 100
   feet and two inches. Due to more rainfalls this year, it
                                                                                                                                                        Shenyang, northeast
   is expected that water intakes to those lakes are relatively                                                                                         China’s Liaoning
   high in Hlawgy Lake (57 feet and six inches); Gyobyu                                                                                                 Province, 25 Aug,
   Lake (200 feet and seven inches); and Phugyi Lake                                                                                                    2011. The fair will
   (111 feet and seven inches).                                                                                                                         last to 29 Aug.
          Accordingly, Yangonites will be able to con-
   sume ample water supply without worry in coming                                                                                                      XINHUA
   summer.—Nyunt Than-MNA




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                                                                       According to the report of Union Minister for          River, about 14 miles east of Toungoo, Bago Region. The
   Private sector engages …                                     Electric Power No. 1 U Zaw Min to the Vice-President,         project has a catchment areas of 840 acre-feet and has
                        (from page 16)                          there are 13 hydropower projects in the Sittoung Basin in     a storage capacity of 360,000 acre-feet. Its concrete
   and state governments emerged in accordance with the         east of Bago Region and plans are underway to generate        reinforced dam is 1253 ft long and 308 ft high and the
   new constitution have managed to generate electricity in     altogether 1240 MW by all hydropower projects.                spillway is 203 ft wide. The diameter of the diversion
   manageable scale.                                                   He also reported on location of the Thaukyekhat        tunnel is 34.5 ft wide and the tunnel is 1742 ft long. The
          He also called on officials concerned to manage       Hydropower project, purpose of the project, facts about       29.5-ft-in-diametre water intake tunnel is 1969 ft long.
   the production cost so as to reduce the payment for          the project, infrastructures of the project including main    The project will be equipped with three generators and
   electricity as high construction cost could lead to higher   dam, spillway, diversion dam, diversion tunnel, sluice gate   will generate 604 million KW hours per year.
   payment for electricity.                                     and power supply building and arrival of machinery for the           So far, 48.67 per cent of the project have been
          He also instructed officials concerned to make        project. Officials of Shwe Swan In Co Ltd reported on         finished and the first phase of the hydropower project is
   efforts for minimizing the unit losses, he said.             construction work of the project.                             expected to generate power in October, 2012.
          Besides, plans should be made to transport the               According to the report of Union Minister for                 During the tour of inspection, the Vice-President
   electricity to regional areas via the national grid and to   Electric Power No. 2 U Khin Maung Soe to the Vice-            was accompanied by Union Minister for National Planning
   supply the electricity from the grid to local areas, he      President, power from the project will be transported to      and Economic Development U Tin Naing Thein, Deputy
   added.                                                       the 12.36-mile long grid linking the project and Toungoo      Minister for Finance and Revenue U Win Than, Deputy
          During the visit, the Vice-President inspected        to supply power to areas in Nay Pyi Taw and Bago              Minister for Home Affairs Brig-Gen Kyaw Zan Myint,
   construction of the spillway, power station, intake tunnel   Region through a main sub-power station in Toungoo.           Director-General of the Presidential Office and heads of
   and main dam of the project.                                        The hydropower project is located on Thaukyekhat       department.—MNA


                                                                                                                                                                 Photo shows

                                                                                                                                                               Thaukyekhat-2

                                                                                                                                                            Hydropower Project

                                                                                                                                                               at Thaukyekhat

                                                                                                                                                             Creek, 14 miles east

                                                                                                                                                                 of Toungoo.

                                                                                                                                                                      MNA



                                                 cash prize and replica
   Ministry of Agriculture…                      shield to champions A&I                       F&R Ministry plans to fix stable exchange rate
        (from page 16)    Ministry team.         Ministry team.              NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug — The                                     laying down action plans and to implement
   prizes to third-place       Vice-President Dr       The game started Ministry of Finance and Revenue is                                 the plans as national level workshops have
   holders F&R Ministry Sai      Mauk     Kham on 9 July was played by planning to fix a stable exchange rate                              been organized to be able to assess and
   team and champions A&I presented the shield, 32 teams.—MNA            which can benefit the nation and people,                          amend the country’s monetary policy, fiscal
                                                                         Union Minister for Finance and Revenue                            policy, trade policy and investment policy
                                                                         U Hla Tun said.                                                   in an attempt to boost the economy of the
                                                                             Speaking at the 131st meeting of the                          nation.
                                                              Union      Ministry of Finance and Revenue’s                                      He also stressed the need for using the
                                                                         supervisory committee for banks and                               internal management and control system
                                                            Minister for executive committee of the Myanmar                                at banks.
                                                           Construction Banks Association at the ministry here                                  Afterwards, Deputy Minister for
                                                                         today, the Union minister also said that                          Finance and Revenue U Win Than and
                                                              U Khin     the ministry has also planned to use a tax                        Governor of the Central Bank of Myanmar
                                                                         revenue management system which is                                U Than Nyein discussed tasks for reforms
                                                              Maung      suitable for the present time to earn                             of banking services. executives of MBA,
                                                                         more revenues for expenditure and to                              managing directors of state-owned banks
                                                              Myint      attract more investments for                                      and chairman and directors of private
                                                                         development of the country                                        banks reported on banking services in this
                                                           presents best
                                                                             The Union minister also called for                            month. —MNA
                                                                          player award
                                                                                                Myanma Insurance provides 46 insurances
                                                                           to Chit Su             NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug         official of Myanma by the department today
                                                                                              — Myanma Insurance              Insurance, 92 insurance will start providing their
                                                                              Moe.            under the Ministry of           agents who completed the service soon.
                                                                                              Finance and Revenue is          training course conducted         (Soe Min-MNA)
                                                                               MNA
                                                                                              providing 46 catagories of
                                                                                              insurance. The institution
                                                                                              earned over K 20700 million
                                                                                                                                No roadside ads in Yangon!
                                                                                              in the 2010-2011 fiscal             YANGON, 26 Aug — Yangon City Development
             Myanmar, India to cooperate in                                                   year.
                                                                                                  It has opened branches
                                                                                                                              Committee is making all-out efforts for cleaning and
                                                                                                                              beautifying Yangon.
                 minerals exploration                                                         in each Region, State and
                                                                                              District and also assigned
                                                                                                                                  Despite these measures, some entrepreneurs are
                                                                                                                              hanging and sticking business ads and vacancy
       N AY P YI T AW , 26       Ambassador             to here today. They                   agents providing door-to-       announcements at bus stops, lamp posts and walls in an
   Aug—Union Minister            Myanmar Dr Villur discussed cooperation                      door service in selling         unorganized manner, irritating bypassers who are
   for Mines U Thein Htaik       Sundararajan Seshadri in minerals exploration.               insurances of certain types.    desiring the supervision of these activities.
   received        Indian        and party at the ministry               MNA                      According to an                                             (Nwe Nwe Kyi-MNA)




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     Fifth-day second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw held
       Union Ministers reply to queries of Hluttaw representatives
             NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug—The second regular            for mobile phone at reasonable rate for public
   session of First Amyotha Hluttaw went on for fifth day      convenience because bill charges in Myanmar are                                                         Union
   at Amyotha Hluttaw Hall in Hluttaw Building here this       relatively higher than neighbouring countries. Union
   morning.                                                    Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs
                                                                                                                                                                      Minister
             Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung            U Thein Tun replied that as of 1-2-2003, local mobile                                                     for
   Myint and 210 Amyotha Hluttaw representatives               phone call cost 25 kyats per minute and trunk call, 35
   attended the session.                                       kyats per minute as against 28 kyats of local call per
                                                                                                                                                                       Mines
             U Salai Kwe Yan of Chin State Constituency        minute and 39 kyats of trunk call per minute in                                                        U Thein
   No. 12 raised a question that whether there is plan to      international mobile phone call charges in October
   grow teak plant free in mitigating poverty so as to         2009. In 2009, phone charges for local call cost 120
                                                                                                                                                                        Htaik
   make progress in rural products, enhance rural              kyats per minute and trunk call 120 kyats per minute                                                    makes
   socioeconomic status and conserve environment.              in Singapore; local call cost 90 kyats per minute and
   Union Minister for Forestry U Win Tun replied that          trunk call 270 kyats per minute in Thailand; and local
                                                                                                                                                                       clarifi-
   local people are not given specific list of trees to be     call cost 50 kyats per minute and trunk call 130 kyats                                                  cations.
   planted, but scrutinized and allowed as they are            per minute in China. So, the Republic of the Union of
                                                                                                                                                                         MNA
   pleased so that they are free from trouble in imple-        Myanmar Government Meeting No. 48/2009 held on
   menting forest plantations.                                 31 December of 2009 approved the proposal on the
             In order to address the needs of social life of
   local people, growing of teak plant will be allowed on                                                 Amyotha
                                                                                                                                                                     Amyotha
   a manageable scale. They need to register their plan-                                                  Hluttaw
   tation at Forest Department of the Ministry of Forestry                                                                                                           Hluttaw
                                                                                                           Repre-                                                     Repre-
   so that the process of possession and use of teak can
   go well in a systematic way. Instead of implementation                                                 sentative                                                  sentative
   of locally group-owned forest plantations,                                                              U San                                                     U Myint
   implementation of teak plantation according to easier                                                   Tun of
   and uncomplicated private teak plantation procedure                                                                                                               Hlaing of
   is more beneficial to next successors.                                                                  Kachin                                                    Rakhine
             The measures relating to stipulation of proce-                                                 State                                                      State
   dures, rules and regulations for implementation of                                                     Constitu-                                                  Constitu-
   private teak plantation in protective public forest,
                                                                                                            ency                                                       ency
   private land, and vacant land which are out of the
   management of the Ministry of Forestry have been                                                        No. 11.                                                    No. 12.
   taken. And the locals can make contact with related                                                        MNA                                                       MNA
   Forest Departments.
              Union Minister for Transport U Nyan Tun          same charges as 50 kyats for both local and trunk           in Yenanchaung Township, it will be as priortized in
   Aung replied to the questions raised by two Hluttaw         calls. Currently, GSM local call charges cost 104           table; the other affiliated branches will be upgraded
   representatives about transport sector.                     kyats per minute and trunk call, 104 kyats per minute       after accessing the number of students, travel diffi-
             In response to the question raised by U Myint     in Singapore; local call charges cost 40 kyats per          culty and the appearance of the school.
   Hlaing of Rakhine State Constituency No. 12 about           minute and trunk call, 80 kyats per minute in Thailand;              In response to the question raised by U Myint
   yearly floods and disastrous effects resulting from         and local call charges cost 56 kyats per minute and         Tun of Bago Region Constituency No.10 “whether
   sandbanks in the Thandwe Creek in Rakhine State,            trunk call, 88 kyats per minute in China. In some           Kyatekon, Yindaikmyaung, Kayinsu (Yeshan),
   silt in Thandwe Creek and Zee Creek streaming               countries, operators just show call charges per minute      Aunglangon, Tawhlanye and Tason Basic Educa-
   around Thandwe of Rakhine State leave sandbanks in          and do not show initial charge whenever each call is        tion Primary Schools of Letpadan Township;
   the creeks resulting in floods in downtown wards in         made. It is likely to pay initial charge again when the     Hsinlan, Kyeeganma, Hsinsakhan, Innlae,
   the rainy seasons. According to survey conducted by         connection lost while calling. It is found that some        Myaukpanswe BEPSs in ThayawadyTownship and
   Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of           operators do not use clear normal route and use gray        Thayatgon Sarphyusu Affiliated Basic Education
   River Systems, the estimated cost of digging and            route. So far, it is found that present mobile local call   High School will be renovated in coming financial
   silting the creek, and embanking the silt on both side      tagging 50 kyats collected by Myanma Posts and              year as these schools are in bad condition, creating
   of the creek is reckoned at more than K 330 million.        Telecommunications is fair and reasonable.                  difficulties for the students in learning”, the Union
             Local authorities have been informed to                    Union Minister for Education Dr Mya Aye            Minister said, in 2011-2012 academic year, K 54
   necessary measures for proper flow of water, and            answered three questions raised by three Hluttaw            million was allocated for three Basic Education schools
   ministry will fulfill the needs.                            representatives.                                            in Thayawady Township and K 108 million for six
             In response to question of U Khat Htein Nan                In response to the question raised by U Aung       schools in Letpadan Township and renovation, con-
   of Kachin State Constituency No. 1 about construction       Nyein of Magway Region Constituency No. 2 “to               struction and extension are in progress; and 12
   of retaining wall to prevent the area from flooding         upgrade Phayagon Village Basic Education Middle             abovementioned schools in Letpadan and Thayawady
   of the Ayeyawady River in Myitkyina, it is found that       School (branch) in Yenanchaung Township to                  townships will be renovated in 2012-2013 financial
   there were seven times of floods that water level           BEMS, Lonpinsho Village Affiliated BEMS,                    year according to priority list.
   exceeded above danger level of Myitkyina in previous        Phaungkwe Village Affiliated BEMS and Kangyi                             In response to the question raised by U
   44 years. When the water level of Ayeyawady River           Village Affiliated BEMS to BEMSs (branch)”, the             Maung Thar Khin of Rakhine State Constituency (8)
   is high, water storms wards located in low area of          Union minister said the number of middle school             “to upgrade No. 1 Basic Education Middle School in
   Myitkyina. So, Directorate of Water Resources and           students, travel difficulty and the appearance of the       Maungtaw to Basic Education High School
   Improvement of River Systems has built 600-foot-            school are considered and the priority is tabled in         (branch)”, the Union minister answered that there are
   long gravel-filled retaining wall in Myitkyina. Despite     upgrading schools to BEMSs; the schools are upgraded        only 400 students at the school and it is in one-mile
   floods in Myitkyina, there was no erosion. It is needed     with the permission of cabinet meeting after being          distance from Maungtaw BEHS; and the school will
   to build an earthen retaining wall higher than 1398 cm      recommended by Planning and Structural Scrutiny             be upgraded to BEHS (branch) as priortized, regarding
   around Myitkyina which was its highest water level.         Board of the Ministry of National Planning and              the increase in the number of students in the schools
             U San Tun of Kachin State Constituency No.        Economic Development.                                       and neighbouring schools.
   11 asked whether there is a plan to change charges                   In case of Phayagon Village BEMS (branch)                               (See page 10)




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                                                              to K 572) to abroad in Thailand. In Singapore, it costs       jade stones and valued added jade ornaments at the
   Fifth-day second regular                                   0.27 USD (equivalent to K230) to post a letter in local       sales every year.
   session of…                                                and 0.51 USD (equivalent to K 430) to abroad. In India,
                                                              it costs 0.13 USD (equivalent to K107) to post a letter
                                                                                                                                    He explained reducing of mining blocks at
                                                                                                                            Lonkhin-Phakant gems land, limitation of number and
                         (from page 9)                        in local and 0.5 USD (equivalent to K 427) to abroad,         capacity of heavy machinery in mining work, conser-
            Dr Khin Shwe of Yangon Region Constitu-           the Union Minister said.                                      vation of environments, sales of value-added jewel-
   ency (9), Dr Banyar Aung Moe of Mon State Constitu-                In Myanmar, it costs only K2 for a letter in local,   lery, figurines and mosaics made of jewellery instead
   ency (7) and U Nyunt Tin of Yangon Region Constitu-        but the operating cost to deliver the letter to a receiver    of cut and uncut jade stones in the market for ensuring
   ency (2) discussed the proposal submitted by U Shu         reaches K60. Therefore, the State has to spend K 58 on        sustainable development. The Hluttaw approved it.
   Maung of Shan State Constituency (8) that “Union           operating cost for a letter. Similarly, it costs K30 for a            U Shu Maung of Shan State Constituency No. 8
   government should amend Tourism Law for tour-              letter to abroad but the operating cost for the letter        tabled a motion calling for the Union government to
   ism development” yesterday. The Hluttaw then an-           reaches K325. Therefore, the State has to spend 295           amend the forest law with a view to preventing deple-
   nounced the approval of the proposal.                      kyats on the letter to abroad. Therefore, the State has       tion of forest resources and fully conserving the envi-
          Dr Myint Kyi of Yangon Region Constituency          to spend around 3433 million kyats per year for the post      ronment. The Hluttaw accepted such proposal to be
   (8) discussed one of two proposals submitted by Daw        office. Therefore, arrangements should be made to             discussed.
   Yi Yi Myint of Mon State Constituency (1) that “Un-        amend the mailing prices which is not suitable for the                U Khin Maung Yi of Ayeyawady Region Con-
   ion government should consider amending laws               present time.                                                 stituency No. 6 submitted a proposal calling for the
   managed by the Ministry of Commerce listed (a)                       Similarly, there are 11 sections under the          Union government to amend and enact the laws man-
   Myanmar Trademark Law, (b) Agricultural Prod-              Myanmar Wireless Telegraphy Act (1934) and its                aged by the Ministry of Transport on priority.
   uct Markets Act, (c) 1947 Staple Products and              penalties and fines are not inconformity with the present             Union Minister for Transport U Nyan Tun Aung
   Undertakings Act, and (d) Basket Standard Meas-            time. Therefore, arrangements are being made to amend         replied that the Ministry of Transport is practicing 21
   ure Act”.                                                  the act with the use of new communication act. Be-            laws at present and is carrying out the tasks of addition,
          Regarding the proposal, Union Minister for          sides, it costs only 15 pyas to send one word for             amending and deduction in conformity with the present
   Commerce U Win Myint discussed that out of the four        telegram but the operation costs for one word reaches         era and system. In the time of the new government,
   acts, addition is more suitable than amendment to the      2 kyats and 13 pyas. Therfore, the State has to spend         tasks are being undertaken to dissolve the Myanma
   Agricultural Produce Markets Act, and with the advice      800 million kyats per year on the telegraph office.           Five Star Line Law in accord with the prescribed rules
   of law experts, order and instructions should be issued    Therefore, the draft for the communication act have           and regulations.
   for regional brokerages. Amendments should be made         been written and the ministry is working together with                The ministry has submitted six laws to the
   to the three remaining acts: The Myanmar Merchan-          the Attorney-General’s Office to amend the Myanmar            Union Attorney-General Office. These laws were the
   dise Markets Act, The Essential Supplies and Services      Telegraph Act (1885) and The Myanmar Wireless                 Myanmar Aircraft Act (1934), the Myanmar Merchant
   Act and the Measuring Basket Standardization Act to        Telegraphy Act (1934) and measures are being taken            Shipping Act, the Obstruction in Fairways Acts, the
   reform penalties and fines. Arrangements have been         to amend The Myanmar Pot Office Act (1989), the               Defile Traffic Act and Myanmar Maritime University
   made to annul the State Agricultural Marketing Board       Union Minister said. Amyotha Hluttaw approved the             Law. The remaining 14 laws are being added, amended
   Act as it is not suitable to the present time. Arrange-    proposal.                                                     and deducted. The maritime laws are being drawn in
   ments have been made to continue to apply, to annul                  U Mya Ohn of Kachin State Constituency No.          line with the IMO provisions. Likewise, the aviation
   and to amend the ten acts practised by Ministry of         8 and U J Yaw Wu of Kachin State Constituency No.             transport is being undertaken in accord with the rules
   Commerce, said Union Minister U Win Myint. The             12 discussed the proposal of “Union Government                and regulations of the International Civil Aviation
   Hluttaw approved the proposal.                             should manage for sustainable exploration of jades and        Organization-ICAO. The Hluttaw accepted the pro-
          Afterwards, U Saw Ohn of Mon State Constitu-        gems in Phakant Township in Kachin State” submitted           posal to be discussed.
   ency No. 9 discussed the proposal “calling on the          by U Khat Htein Nan of Kachin State Constituency (1).                   U Thein Win of Sagaing Region Constituency
   Union Government to make addition and amend to (a)                 Regarding the proposal, Union Minister for            No. 9 tabled a proposal calling for the Union govern-
   The Myanmar Telegraph Act (1885), (b) The Myanmar          Mines U Thein Htaik discussed that the ministry has           ment to dissolve, amend and add the necessary laws
   Post Office Act (1898) and (c) The Myanmar Wireless        allowed private-owned associations and companies to           managed by the Ministry of Finance and Revenue. The
   Telegraphy Act (1934) of the Ministry of Communica-        explore and trading of jades in Lonekhin-Phakant              Hluttaw accepted the proposal to be discussed.
   tions, Posts and Telegraphs.                               gems land in accordance with the Myanmar Gems                         Dr Khin Shwe of Yangon Constituency No. 9
          Regarding the proposal, Union Minister for          Law. Lonekhin-Phakant gems land includes in the               submitted a proposal calling for the Union government
   Communications, Posts and Telegraphs U Thein Tun           gems land designated by the State, and private-, coop-        to initiate a single foreign exchange rate in Myanmar
   discussed that the Myanmar Telegraph Act (1885) and        erative- and citizen-owned 415 companies are doing            instead of various foreign exchange rates. The Hluttaw
   the Myanmar Wireless Telegraphy Act (1934) are             jade business in 7535 blocks. The Union Government            accepted the proposal to be discussed.
   being amended in accordance with the communication         has organized the leading committee for development                   Next, Union Minister for Labour U Aung Kyi,
   act and information technology act practised in most of    of Myanma gems business, the central committee for            on behalf of the Union government, submitted the
   the countries in the world. Similarly, arrangements are    Myanmar Gems Sales, the work committee for alloca-            Labour Organizations Bill to be considered at the
   being made to amend the Myanmar Post Office Act            tion, inspection and supervisory for jade exploration         Amyotha Hluttaw. The Hluttaw accepted the proposal
   (1898) as it is not inconformity with the international    blocks and the committee for supervising gems land.           to be considered.
   standard and rate while the technology for post office     The jade stones which were unearthed in accordance                    The fifth day second regular session of the first
   services has improved in the international arena, he       with the Myanmar Gems Law and Rules and Regula-               Amyotha Hluttaw was adjourned at 4.15 pm. The sixth
   said. In Thailand, it costs 0.32 USD (equivalent to        tions, are exhibited at gems sales in Nay Pyi Taw every       day meeting continues at 10 am on 29 August (Mon-
   K271) to post a letter in local and 0.67 USD (equivalent   year. Arrangements are being made to increase sales of        day).—MNA

                                                                                        Man’s nose, ears bitten off in Britain
                                                                                       LONDON, 26 Aug— A man in Britain                   Merseyside Police said the victim, from
                                                                                   had his nose, ears and lip bitten off after he     the Wavertree area of Liverpool, is still
                                                                                   was attacked outside a nightclub.                  recovering at hospital and is expected to
                                                                                       The 31-year old victim had been                undergo reconstructive surgery. Meanwhile,
                                                                                   enjoying a night out with friends when he          a Laurence Richard McGinn, 28, of Sherry
                                                                                   was assaulted. The incident occurred in            Court, Aigburth, Liverpool, was charged
                                                                                   Liverpool City centre last Saturday, Daily         with Section 18 wounding and remanded in
                                                                                   Mail reported. The reveller lost part of both      custody to appear at Liverpool Crown Court
                                                                                   of his ears, upper lip and part of his nose.       28 November.
                                                                                   Describing CCTV footage of the attack, PC              A 27-year-old man from Toxteth,
                                                                                   Stuart Moore told Liverpool City Council’s         was also arrested in connection with the
     Liu Zhengyao, a famous painter, draws a picture
     inside a snuff bottle with a special brush at a                               licensing committee: “It is horrific,              assault. Heis on police bail pending further
     museum in Taiyuan, capital city of north China’s                              sickening and it is almost barbaric, what          inquiries.
     Shanxi Province, on 24 Aug, 2011.—X INHUA                                     takes place.”                                                                          Internet




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          Boeing’s Dreamliner becomes commercial
                          reality
        CHICAGO, 26 Aug—            three years behind its          much have one step left and     company.
   After years of headaches         original schedule and at        that’s delivery,” said Alex         The airframe is made
   and occasional heartbreak,       least several billion dollars   Hamilton, managing director     largely of light-weight carbon
   Boeing Co is ready on            over budget by some             with Early Bird Capital.        composites that help lower
   Friday for the US                outside estimates.                   With 827 orders for the    fuel costs for airlines. The
   government to declare its             “It’s momentous. A         plane on the books, the         composites also enable
   revolutionary             787    few years back no on            Dreamliner may be the most      various improvements for           Plastic waste is fed into a liquefaction
   Dreamliner safe to fly           thought this day would          hotly anticipated aircraft in   passengers such as more          machine as part of the “Plastic Waste-to-
   passengers.                      come. We have pretty            the history of the storied      comfortable cabin air             Fuel System” at a plant in Hong Kong’s
        Operating certification                                                                     pressure and bigger windows.     rural New Territories on 24 August, 2011.
   by the Federal Aviation                                                                              Development            and      The system is designed to provide a
   Administration will enable                                                                       construction make un-              practical and cost effective solution to
   Boeing to make the first                                                                         precedented use of a vast         plastic waste management with energy
   delivery of its plastics-based                                                                   global supply chain that could     regeneration. This prototype machine
   airplane next month to                                                                           slash production costs if it        can process three tonnes of plastic
   Japan’s All Nippon                                                                               works correctly. “It will         waste into 1,000 litres of fuel oil per day.
   Airways.                                                                                         completely change the way          With further refinement, the fuel oil is
        FAA certification will                                                                      that aircraft have been            suitable for diesel engine usage, said
   be granted at a ceremony                                                                         manufactured until now,”            Ecotech Recycling Social Enterprise
   on the Boeing flightline in                                                                      Hamilton said.—Reuters               Managing Director Ming Cheung.
   Everett, Washington.               The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to be                                                                            INTERNET
        The Dreamliner, which
   promises to raise the bar
                                     delivered to launch customer All Nippon
                                     Airway (ANA) leaves the paint hangar at
                                                                                                     Vice Premier stresses int’l cooperation in
   for fuel efficiency and            Boeing’s Everett factory on 6 August,                           enhancing maritime rescue capabilities
   passenger comfort, is nearly                    2011.—INTERENT
                                                                                                         BEIJING, 26 Aug—China will enhance      maritime security efforts made by the
          New map will aid                                          process        for
                                                                    programmes such as water
                                                                                            key     its communication and cooperation with
                                                                                                    other countries in order to improve its
                                                                                                                                                 International Maritime Organization and
                                                                                                                                                 the International Maritime Rescue
          development of                                            resources, the mining
                                                                    industry and road building,
                                                                                                    maritime rescue capabilities and better
                                                                                                    protect the world’s seafarers, Vice
                                                                                                                                                 Federation.
                                                                                                                                                     Zhang added that it is important to
           western region                                           said Tian Jiangrong,
                                                                    assistant to chairman of
                                                                                                    Premier Zhang Dejiang said. Zhang made
                                                                                                    the remarks during the ongoing World
                                                                                                                                                 boost international cooperation and
                                                                                                                                                 communication in order to improve the
        B EIJING , 26 Aug—          news Conference.                the Xinjiang Uygur              Maritime Rescue Congress, which              country’s maritime rescue capabilities,
   China released its first             The 1:50,000 scale          autonomous region.              convened in Shanghai on Wednesday.           adding that sharing experience in
   1:50,000 scale nationwide        map provides the latest              Xinjiang is China’s        Zhang said the Chinese government will       maritime rescue management will also
   map on Thursday.                 information on the              largest administrative          continue to support and participate in       help to achieve this goal.—Xinhua
        “The map provides           nation’s development,           division, spanning over 1.6
                                                                    million square kilometres                                                             A staff member works at
   detailed information, such       especially in the western                                                                                              shelves where bags of
   as land features and village     region, which has enjoyed       of land, including 750,000
                                                                    square kilometres that are                                                             refined white sugar are
   names updated since 2005,        a    fast     pace     of                                                                                                 placed in Xinjiang
   and will play an important       development in recent           unsuitable for habitation.
                                                                         The newly unveiled                                                                  County of Yuncheng
   role      in     economic        years, Li said.                                                                                                           City, north China’s
   development, environ-                For example, in the         map is expected to help
                                                                    speed up economic                                                                      Shanxi Province, on 24
   mental protection and            Xinjiang Uygur auto-                                                                                                  Aug, 2011. China’s price
   disaster relief,” Li Weisen,     nomous region, the Tarim        development dramatically
                                                                    in Xinjiang, as more than                                                               of refined white sugar
   deputy director of the           River management will                                                                                                 rose recently. The price
   National Administration of       be able to benefit from         700 billion yuan ($108
                                                                                                                                                          on 24 Aug, 2011 rose by
   Surveying, Mapping and           the 1:50,000 map, which         billion) is pouring in from
                                                                                                                                                           3.0 percent comparing
   Geoinformation, said at a        will aid the assessment         the major State-owned
                                                                                                                                                           with that of on 28 July,
                                                                    enterprises.—Xinhua
                                                                                                                                                                 2011. —XINHUA

                                                                        Australian researchers launch world-first
                                                                                 project on rare cancers
                                                                        CANBERRA, 26 Aug—Australian cancer researchers               about their causes or effective treatment.
                                                                    on Friday launched a world-first project on less common               “They don’t attract the same level of funding
                                                                    or under researched types of cancer, involving 30,000            support from mainstream support organizations, yet
                                                                    Australians. While the “big five” of lung, prostate, breast,     generally the survival rates for these cancers is
                                                                    bowel and skin cancer make up 60 percent of all                  much poorer,” Harper was quoted by the Australia
                                                                    diagnoses, more than half the cancer deaths in Australia         Associated Press on Friday. “We simply don’t have
                                                                    are caused by less common or under- researched types             the same level of knowledge about the early detection
    A woman from famine-afflicted southern                          of the disease.                                                  and causes that we do with the more common
       Somalia builds shelters in a camp in                             The Australia Cancer Council on Friday launched              cancers. “
    Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, on 23 Aug,                       the initiative in Victoria, which it said was the first               The Forgotten Cancers Project hopes to collect
    2011. For UN agencies working to provide                        epidemiological-based research project in the world              data from 15,000 participants - 1,000 sufferers of
     humanitarian aid to those suffering from                       focusing on less common cancers.                                 each of the 15 rare strains - to build a research
       famine in Somalia, gaining sufficient                            According to Cancer Council Victoria chief                   platform. A further 15,000 people who have a family
        access to people in need is still an                        executive Todd Harper, these rare types, such as liver,          member suffering from a rare type of cancer will
                  issue.—XINHUA                                     brain and bone cancer, are killers because little is known       also be involved in the project.—Xinhua




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        CLAIMS DAY NOTICE                                          CLAIMS DAY NOTICE
       MV DIBENA WIN VOY NO (144)                              MV ADMIRE -CORAL VOY NO (41)
       Consignees of cargo carried on MV DIBENA WIN                Consignees of cargo carried on MV ADMIRE
   VOY NO (144) are hereby notified that the vessel will      -CORAL VOY NO (41) are hereby notified that the
   be arriving on 28.8.2011 and cargo will be discharged      vessel will be arriving on 27.8.2011 and cargo will be
   into the premises of S.P.W-7 where it will lie at the      discharged into the premises of S.P.W-7 where it will
   consignee’s risk and expenses and subject to the byelaws   lie at the consignee’s risk and expenses and subject to
   and conditions of the Port of Yangon.                      the byelaws and conditions of the Port of Yangon.
       Damaged cargo will be surveyed daily from 8 am              Damaged cargo will be surveyed daily from 8 am
   to 11:20 am and 12 noon to 4 pm to Claims Day now          to 11:20 am and 12 noon to 4 pm to Claims Day now
   declared as the third day after final discharge of cargo   declared as the third day after final discharge of cargo
   from the Vessel.                                           from the Vessel.                                            An awarding ceremony of the 43rd Florence
       No claims against this vessel will be admitted after        No claims against this vessel will be admitted after   Nightingale Award is held at the Great Hall of
   the Claims Day.                                            the Claims Day.                                             the People in Beijing, Capital of China, on 26
                                                                                                                          Aug, 2011.—XINHUA
             SHIPPING AGENCY DEPARTMENT           SHIPPING AGENCY DEPARTMENT
                  MYANMA PORT AUTHORITY                 MYANMA PORT AUTHORITY                                              Singapore changi airport
       AGENT FOR: M/S PHULSAWAT SHIPPING           AGENT FOR: EASTERN-CAR LINER
                                  CO LTD                       (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD                                        group’s earnings up 11.3%
   Phone No: 256916/256919/256921        Phone No: 256924/256914
                                                                                                                               S INGAPORE , 26 Aug—Singapore’s Changi
        CLAIMS DAY NOTICE                                                                                                 Airport Group has reported earnings after tax of
                                                                                                                          337 million Singapore dollars (278.5 million US
        MV DAN JIANG VOY NO (031)                                                                                         dollars) for the financial year ended 31 March, it said
       Consignees of cargo carried on MV DAN JIANG                                                                        on Thursday.
   VOY NO (031) are hereby notified that the vessel will                                                                       The earnings represented a year-on-year
   be arriving on 27.8.2011 and cargo will be discharged                                                                  increase of 11.3 percent. The company’s revenue
   into the premises of A.W.P.T where it will lie at the                                                                  for the financial year grew by 13.5 percent to 1.45
   consignee’s risk and expenses and subject to the byelaws                                                               billion Singapore dollars, thanks to strong economic
   and conditions of the Port of Yangon.                                                                                  rebound and higher income from airport shops and
       Damaged cargo will be surveyed daily from 8 am
                                                                                                                          dining outlets. The total passenger traffic during
   to 11:20 am and 12 noon to 4 pm to Claims Day now          California is experiencing a heat-wave with higher          the year increased by 11.3 percent to 43 million
   declared as the third day after final discharge of cargo         than average temperatures.— INTERNET                  passenger movements. Aircraft movements also
   from the Vessel.
                                                                                                                          increased by 10.2 percent to 271,000, while
       No claims against this vessel will be admitted after
   the Claims Day.
                                                               Two European tourists die in                               airfreight movements increased by 7.35 percent to
                                                                                                                          1.83 million tons. The expansion of low cost
             SHIPPING AGENCY DEPARTMENT                             California desert                                     carriers was a key driver of passenger growth at the
                  MYANMA PORT AUTHORITY                JOSHUA, 26 Aug—Two                  Arizona.                       airport. Passenger traffic on budget carriers grew
           AGENT FOR: M/S INTERASIA LINES European tourists have                               "It doesn't take long to   by 26.6 percent, while full service carriers recorded
   Phone No: 256908/378316/376797                   been identified as the cou-            go from being in trouble       a growth of 7.4 percent.
                                                    ple found dead in a desert             to being in a life-threaten-
                              Dancers perform on park in California. The                                                       Full service carriers continued to contribute to
                                                                                           ing situation," said park      the bulk of passenger traffic, accounting for 77
                              stage during the bodies of Dutch music
                                                                                           spokesman Joe Zarki.           percent of the total traffic at the airport.
                              opening of the Ninth promoter Augustinus Van
                                                                                           “Heat exhaustion or heat                                                MNA/Xinhua
                              National Dance Hove and his girlfriend,
                                                                                           stroke could happen very
                              Competition        in Helena Nuellett, were
                              Yinchuan, northwest found dead in the Joshua                 quickly, your brain and          S China’s Guangxi aims to
                              China's Ningxia Hui Tree National Park on                    body malfunctions seri-
                              Autonomous Region, Monday.                                   ously.” He said the road            quadruple river port
                                                                                           had signs warning drivers
                              on 25 Aug, 2011. The     Officials said that the             it should only be used by           throughput by 2015
                              Ninth      National couple had probably died
                                                                                           four-wheel-drive vehi-             NANNING, 26 Aug—        2015, sources with the
                              Dance Competition from heat exposure as
                                                                                           cles. The area is currently    South China’s Guangxi       region’s government
                              kicked off here temperatures soared. The
                                                                                           experiencing a heat-wave       Zhuang Autonomous           said Friday.
                              Thursday with the pair had driven into the
                                                                                           and temperatures in the        Region is planning to           The government of
                              participation of 165 park shortly before mid-
                                   shortlisted                                             remote park reached 41C        quadruple the through-      Guangxi said it will
                                                    day on Monday, taking a
                                dances.—XINHUA                                             (106F) on Monday.              put of its river ports to   speed up the overhaul
                                                    remote dirt road towards
                                                                                                               Internet   150 million tonnes by       and upgrade of its ports
         Coach-truck collision leaves 2 dead, 28                                                                                                      on the main stream and
                                                                                                                                                      tributaries of the Xijiang
                 injured in Shanghai                                                                                                                  River in the lead up to
        SHANGHAI, 26 Aug—At least two                                                                                                                 the project’s proposed
   people were killed and 28 others                                                                                                                   completion in 2015.
   injured after a coach collided with a                                                                                                                  In 2008, the go-
   truck and then hit a tricycle at an                                                                                                                vernment        proposed
   intersection on the outskirts of                                                                                                                   converting 1,480 km of
   Shanghai Friday morning.                                                                                                                           the river into a Golden
        Police said the coach overturned                                                                                                              Waterway harboring
   and crushed on the tricycle after                                                         Local people of Tibetan ethnic group perform a           seven ports.
   colliding with the truck at about 6:30       An injured person is transferred to          traditional opera during the opening ceremony                As of June this year,
   am at the intersection of Haiwan and           a hospital after a coach collided                 of a cultural festival at Xigaze, southwest       the seven ports have a
   Haisi streets.                               with a truck and then hit a tricycle          China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, on 26 Aug,             combined throughput of
        Two people on the tricycle were          at an intersection on the outskirts                  2011. A series of activities including art      37.4 million tonnes,
   killed at the scene, and 28 people on            of Shanghai, east China, on 26            performance, handicrafts exhibition and trade           according to figures
   board the coach were injured.                    Aug, 2011. At least two people                   fair will be held during the three-day 9th       released by the Guangxi
        The injured have been rushed to          were killed and 28 others injured                             Cultural Festival of the Everest.      government.
   hospital.—Xinhua                                       by the accident.—XINHUA                                                        XINHUA                          Xinhua



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          Students accused of                                                                                            University plans Zumba
        forging parking passes                                                                                               record attempt
                                                                                                                    A Kansas university             school described as a
           Authorities in      the lesson to be learned                                                         said it wants to draw a             Latin-inspired “fitness
    Minnesota said a pair      is that it’s not OK to                                                           crowd of 1,500 people to            party.” Officials with the
    of former students at a    break      the     law,”                                                         its stadium to set a                school’s Recreation
    high school face           Backstrom           said.                                                        Guinness World Record               Services and Depart-
    charges for allegedly      Backstrom said the                                                               for the largest Zumba               ment of Health, Physical
    selling $1,500 worth of    teenagers could be                                                               class.                              Education and Re-
    counterfeit parking        eligible for a first-time                                                            Emporia State Uni-              creation said they want
    passes.                    offenders programme A woman found an egg laid by her hen contains versity said it will try to                        to beat the current world
         Investigators said    that would wipe the            another smaller egg in Yan’an, Shaanxi            get at least that many              record for the dance-like
    officials at Sibley High
                               offense from their Province, on 23 Aug, 2011. An expert explains people to turn up at                                exercise craze, set by
    School in St Paul                                    that eggs of two days may have mixed if the hen Welch Stadium 1 Sept to                    1,223 people 30 April
                               records if they accept
    discovered           the                                did not lay the first egg on the previous day.      learn Zumba, which the              at a University of Texas
    counterfeit passes last    responsibi-lity       and
                                                                                                                                                    Houston School of
    winter and traced them     abide by the court’s
                               punishment.
                                                                  Bull semen canisters fall from bus                                                Public Health event.
    to Andre Oliver and                                       Police in Nashville said canisters of bull semen packed in liquid nitrogen                 “We      want      to
    Nicholas Ritter, both          The Star Tribune said
                                                         fell from a Greyhound bus onto an interstate on ramp.                                      encourage everyone in
    18, the Minneapolis        the suspects were not
                                                              Authorities said fire and emergency crews responded to the on ramp to                 the community to come
    Star Tribune reported      available for comment.
                                                         Interstate 65 south of downtown just after 5 am Tuesday on a report of a foul              help us reach the
    Wednesday. Dakota                                                                                                                               record,” said Whitney
    County Attorney James                                                                   odor, WKRN-TV, Nashville, reported on
                                    Professional                                                                                                    Runer, assistant director
    Backstrom said Oliver                                                                   Wednesday.
                                                                                                                                                    of recreation services at
    and Ritter cost the                                                                         Officials said the on ramp was shut down
                                  Bull Rider Cody                                                                                                   ESU.
    school about $1,500                                                                     after investigators found the four unmarked
                                                                                                                                                         “And don’t worry if
    last year with the faux-                                                                canisters on the ground with steam coming from
                                      Nance is                                                                                                      you have never done
    passes and now face                                                                     them. The containers were traced to Greyhound
                                                                                                                                                    Zumba before because
    felony charges of               jumped on by                                            when investigators found bus tickets on the
                                                                                                                                                    no prior experience is
    aggravated forgery.                                                                     ground, and the bus company told authorities
                                                                                                                                                    necessary to join.”
         “These young men          Gray Squirrel,                                           they were filled with bull semen being transported
    may have exercised a                                                                    from Columbus, Ohio, to Laredo, Texas.
    little entrepreneurial             the bull.                                                The canisters and their contents are worth an        News Album
    ingenuity, but I hope                                                                   estimated $80,000, officials said.

       Alec Baldwin moves in with 27-yr-old yoga                                                                        Leonardo DiCaprio’s rep refutes
                 instructor girlfriend                                                                                 claim actor bought 25K pounds eco
        NEW YORK, 26 Aug—                                  Baldwin purchased an                                            friendly car for Blake Lively
   American actor Alec                                     apartment in SoHo                                               L ONDON , 26 Aug—Leonardo DiCaprio’s
   Baldwin has moved in                                    favoured by 27-year-old                                     representative has dismissed reports of the star
   with his young yoga                                     raven-haired beauty, who                                    spending 25,000 pounds on an eco-friendly car for
   instructor     girlfriend                               teaches yoga at Union                                       his girlfriend Blake Lively. According to E!, the
   Hilaria Thomas.                                         Square studio Yoga Vida.                                    ‘Inception’ star was pictured sporting a new ride
        According to the                                       “He’s really in love,”                                  after recently purchasing a rare hybrid sports car,
   sources, the ‘30 Rock’                                  a source told the New York                                  the Daily Express reported. The 2012 Fisker Karma
   star, who has his eye on a                              Post. “He’s even met her                                    is said to have cost the 36-year-old actor 62,500
   mayoral run, has sold his                               parents. He sees marriage                                   pounds. He was said to have bought another
   300 Central Park West                                   in the near future,” the       Leonardo DiCaprio and        vehicle, a black Prius, for Lively, but his rep has
                                American actor Alec
   apartment at the famed                                  source added.—Internet           Kate Winslet Photo         said the claims are untrue.—Internet
                                      Baldwin
   Art Deco Eldorado to
   move in with his girlfriend uptown roots, the sources   Joe Jonas heartbroken                      Britney Spears had teaching ambition
   downtown.                   said the 53-year-old              after split                              BEIJING, 26 Aug—The 29-year-old singer - who has sons Sean
        Moving on from his perennial           bachelor                                              Preston, five, and Jayden James, four, with ex-husband Kevin Federline
                                                                                                     - loves getting to meet her younger fans and says she would enjoy a
                                                                                        Ame-
   Cheryl Cole was like Princess                                                                     career working with children.
                                                                                         rican            Asked what she would be doing if she hadn’t had a successful pop
   Diana, says Simon Cowell                                                             singer       career, Britney said: “Raising my family. Being a mom. It would
                                   LONDON , 26 Aug—                                       Joe        probably pretty much be the same because I’m very strong in the way
                               Thought she might have                                   Jonas        I raise my kids and stuff, so it would probably be pretty much the same
                               presented herself as the
                               girl next door, Cheryl                                                but career-wise I’d probably be a teacher.
                                                                LONDON, 26 Aug—American                   “I love kids and even in what I do now
                               Cole acts more like a
                                                           singer Joe Jonas admits he was            one of my favourite parts of my day is
                               princess, says ‘X Factor’
                                                           “heartbroken” after his split from        getting to meet my fans before the show.
                               judge Simon Cowell.
                                                           Ashley Greene.                            Especially the little ones. They are always
                                   Cowell, who sacked
                                                                “I’ve been heartbroken. People       so cute.”
                               her from the US version
                                                           like to think it’s only girls that wind        Britney also admitted she would be
         Cheryl Cole           of the show only two
                                                           up heartbroken, but I’ve also had it      happy for her children to follow in her
   weeks into filming, has compared Cole to the late       happen to me,” femalefirst.co.uk          footsteps and try to forge a showbiz career,
   Princess of Wales.                                      quoted Jonas as saying.                   but would be “very protective” of them
        “She was like Princess Diana when she would             The 22-year-old separated from       and thinks her experiences would help her
   walk out in England,” the Daily Mail quoted him as      the “Twilight” actress after dating       to guide them down the right path.
   telling The Hollywood Reporter.—Internet                her for nine months.—Internet                                                 Internet




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   14 THE NEW LIGHT OF MYANMAR Saturday, 27 August, 2011
                                                                                                   Spurs sign
       Messi awarded Europe best player
        MONACO, 26 Aug —             "I keep all these awards     eighth.Porto's Falcao was       Adebayor on
    Lionel Messi was voted       at home and I still have         fifth, the Manchester          loan from City
    the inaugural winner of      some space for more. It's        United pair Wayne                 LONDON, 26 Aug —
    the UEFA Best Player in      an honor to be so success-       Rooney and Nemanja            Tottenham signed Togo
    Europe Award on Thurs-       ful and to come up with          Vidic sixth and seventh,      striker         Emmanuel
    day, which replaces the      the goods at the right time.     Zlatan Ibrahimovic of AC      Adebayor on loan from
    European Footballer of       Thanks to my teammates           Milan alongside Pique in      Manchester City for the
    the Year award. The Ar-      for helping me achieve           eighth and Germany            rest of the season on Thurs-
    gentine striker beat Bar-    this. Messi, 24, scored 53       keeper Manuel Neuer,          day. Adebayor has been a
    celona teammate Xavi         goals last season, includ-       who has moved from            target for Spurs boss Harry    Jae-Bum Kim (above) of South Korea competes dur-
    Hernandez and Real           ing 12 in the Champions          Schalke to Bayern Mu-         Redknapp for several           ing the final men's 81kg final against Srdjan Mrvaljevic
    Madrid's       Cristiano     League, where he finished        nich, 10th.—Xinhua            months and he has finally      of Montenegro at the Judo World Championships in
    Ronaldo in a poll of 53      as the top scorer for the                                      been able to complete a        Paris, France, on 25 Aug, 2011. Jae-Bum Kim claimed
    sports journalists repre-    third season in succession,                                    deal for the former Arse-                the gold medal of the event.—XINHUA
    senting each of the UEFA     scoring in the 3-1 victory                                     nal star. "We are delighted
    member associations.         over Manchester United                                         to announce the signing of
                                                                                                                               Hurricane prompts rescheduling
    "I'd like to thank all the   in the final.
    people that voted for me,        Four Barcelona play-
                                                                                                Emmanuel Adebayor on a                of sporting events
                                                                                                season-long loan from             E DISON , 26 Aug —
    and all my teammates,"       ers were in the top 10,                                        Manchester City," a state-
    Messi said at the awards     with Andres Iniesta fourth             Barcelona's                                            Hurricane Irene is already
                                                                                                ment on Tottenham's            leaving its mark on the
    ceremony in Monaco.          and Gerard Pique joint                 Lionel Messi            website read.—Internet         sports world even before
                                                                    Couples tells Woods he’s on                                coming ashore. Profes-
       With Powell out, Bolt has                                                                                               sional baseball games, the
       clear path in 100 metres                                       Presidents Cup team                                      NFL, tennis matches and         People stand under
                                                                     SNOQUALMIE, 26 Aug                                        MLS games are being re-       umbrellas in the rain as
       D AEGU , 26 Aug —             Bolt isn't anywhere
                                                                                                                               scheduled as the Hurri-       a weather warning sign
   Usain Bolt promises more      near his record-setting          — US captain Fred Cou-
                                                                                                                               cane approaches the East        flashes nearby after
   antics and more amuse-        form of 2009, when he            ples has told Tiger Woods
                                                                                                                               Coast.                          play was suspended
   ment when the always en-      shattered his own marks          that he's add him to the
                                                                                                                                  Major League Baseball       during the first round
   tertaining sprinter takes     in the 100 and 200 metres.       12-member Presidents
                                                                                                                               announced on Thursday           of The Barclays golf
   the track at the world        Calling this his "comeback       Cup team. Couples took
                                                                                                                               that it moved the sched-      tournament in Edison,
   championships. As for         season," Bolt downplayed         the drama out of the de-
                                                                                                Fred Couples, left, and        uled game Sunday be-              NJ, on Thursday.
   more records, well, the       expectations on Thursday.        bate on Thursday over                                                                              INTERNET
                                                                  whether Woods would be            Tiger Woods                tween the Florida Marlins
   Jamaican sensation thinks                         Internet
   that might be a bit of a                                       on the team.                  cally qualify for the team     and Philadelphia Phillies     the Sunday game to Sat-
   stretch.                                                          "I've told him that he's   based on points accumu-        to Saturday at 1:05 pm,       urday," Red Sox President
                                                                  going to be on the team,"     lated over the past two        creating a day-night          and CEO Larry Lucchino
   Jamaica's world record                                         Couples said just before      years. Couples is then         doubleheader. The Boston      said. "This will not only
   holder and Olympic and                                         a practice round prepar-      given two captain's picks      Red Sox also moved Sun-       give us the best opportu-
   world champion in the                                          ing for the Boeing Clas-      to round out his squad,        day's series finale against   nity to play the scheduled
   men's 100 and 200 me-                                          sic at TPC Snoqualmie         which will compete             the Oakland Athletics to      games, but also help
   ters, Usain Bolt, holds his                                    Ridge. "There is no rea-      against a team of non-Eu-      Saturday night as part of a   to insure that traveling
   hand over his face as he                                       son for me to wait till 26    ropean International play-     day-night doubleheader.       conditions are safer for our
   gives a news conference                                        Sept to pick Tiger. He's      ers at Royal Melbourne            "We felt it was neces-     fans."
   at a cultural centre in                                        the best player in the        in Australia from 14-20        sary and prudent to move                         Internet
   Daegu, South Korea, on                                         world forever."               November.
   Thursday.— INTERNET                                               Ten players automati-                         Internet    Nadal says Djokovic deserves
    Roddick and Isner to meet in                                     Serena Williams could face                                   top billing right now
                                                                                                                                                              Nadal completed a ca-
      semi-finals of US Open                                           Azarenka in 3rd round                                                               reer Grand Slam by beat-
                                 Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis            NEW YORK, 26 Aug —         Flushing Meadows.                                          ing Djokovic in the final
                                 1-6 , 6-3 , 6-4. Roddick         The biggest question             Azarenka was a Wim-                                     at Flushing Meadows a
                                 enjoys a 3-1 advantage in        heading into the US Open      bledon semifinalist in                                     year ago. That gave Nadal
                                 career meetings with the         draw was: Which highly        July, as was No 22 Sabine                                  three consecutive major
                                 towering Isner but he pre-       seeded woman could be         Lisicki of Germany, who                                    championships, and nine
                                 dicted a tough encounter         stuck facing Serena           could play Williams'            Rafael Nadal of Spain
                                                                                                                                                           overall, and prompted a
                                 in the last four with his six-   Williams in the third         older sister Venus in the         NEW YORK, 26 Aug — lot of talk about how the
     John Isner of the US        foot nine-inch compatriot.       round? The answer: No 4       second round. Both             As the US Open ap- Spaniard had supplanted
       RALEIGH, 26 Aug —             "It's just whoever can       Victoria Azarenka of          Williams sisters lost in       proaches, the tennis world Roger Federer as the
   Andy Roddick and John         scrape a return back on a        Belarus.                      the fourth round at the        is focusing on Novak sport's dominant figure.
   Isner set up a mouth-wa-      big point and hope that             "Poor, poor, poor Vic-     All England Club. Serena       Djokovic and his remark-       How quickly things
   tering semi-final between     something good happens,"         toria Azarenka," seven-       Williams is a three-time       able season — and rightly can change. With the
   two big servers after the     Roddick told reporters af-       time major champion John      US Open champion               so, according to the man year's last Grand Slam
   Americans won their re-       ter keeping his US Open          McEnroe said at Thurs-        who leads all active           he replaced at No 1, tournament set to start
   spective quarter-final        preparations on a smooth         day's draw ceremony in        women with 13 Grand            Rafael Nadal. "He de- on            Monday,        it's
   matches at the Winston-       winning track. "The big-                                       Slam titles. Venus             serves it," Nadal said on Djokovic who is 57-2 in
   Salem Open on Thursday.       gest thing is you've just got                                  Williams is a two-time         Thursday in an interview 2011 with nine titles, in-
   Top-seeded Roddick            to try and take care of your                                   winner in New York and         with The Associated Press cluding at the Australian
   crushed seventh seed Juan     own serve. I don't often go                                    owns a total of seven ma-      after attending the tourna- Open and Wimbledon.
   Monaco of Argentina 6-1 ,     into a match with the sec-                                     jor singles trophies.          ment draw.                                    Internet
   6-4 while fourth seed Isner   ond-best serve but that will                                      The Grand Slam tour-
   recovered from a shaky
   start to beat eighth-seeded
                                 be the case tomorrow."
                                                     Internet         Serena Williams
                                                                                                nament starts on Monday.
                                                                                                                  Internet
                                                                                                                                      S P O R T S

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                 Weather Map of Myanmar and Neighbouring Areas                                                                                  Kuchar takes lead at Barclays with birdie on 18th
                                                                                                                                                  EDISON, N.J. 26 Aug—Matt Kuchar returned
                                                                                                                                             to beautiful sunshine and a birdie Friday morning
                                                                                                                                             to take the lead at The Barclays. Kuchar, who
                                                                                                                                             won the opening FedEx Cup playoff event last
                                                                                                                                             year on a different course, was among 51
                                                                                                                                             players who did not finish the rain-delayed first
                                                                                                                                             round. He drove into a greenside bunker on the
                                                                                                                                             reachable par-4 18th, blasted out to 3 feet and
                                                                                                                                             rapped in his birdie putt for an 8-under 63.
                                                                                                                                                  That gave him a one-shot lead over Harrison
                                                                                                                                             Frazar and William McGirt, who also had to
                                                                                                                                             finish his round in the morning.
                                                                                                                                                  McGirt had made seven birdies in an eight-
                                                                                                                                             hole stretch when play was halted by darkness          Harrison Frazar hits a tee shot on the 18th
                                                                                                                                             Thursday night. The birdies disappeared when          hole during the first round of The Barclays
                                                                                                                                             he got back to Plainfield, and he bogeyed the          golf tournament in Edison, N.J., 25 Aug,
                                                                                                                                             17th before hitting just short of the green on 18                     2011.—INTERNET
                                                                                                                                             for an easy birdie. Frazar shot his 64 Thursday.      to proceed with the rest of the tournament, with
                                                                                                                                                  Players had only a half-hour before they         a 54-hole event one possibility. That would not
                                                                                                                                             headed back out to start the second round.            be unusual, but this is not a typical event.
                                                                                                                                                  Even in such perfect weather, the future of           Only 125 players qualified for the FedEx
                                                                                                                                             the Barclays was gloomy. Hurricane Irene is on        Cup, and The Barclays is the first of four
                                                                                                                                             a path up the Eastern seaboard, with a forecast       tournaments that lead to a $10 million bonus for
                                                                                                                                             for rain and wind starting as early as Saturday       the winner. The top 100 players in the standings
                                                                                                                                             and into Sunday.                                      advance to next week at the Deutsche Bank
                                                                                                                                                  The hope Friday was for everyone to              Championship outside Boston, and there is a
                                                                                                                                             complete 36 holes to make the cut. Tour officials     feeling that a full, 72-hole tournament should be
                  Weather forecast for 27th August, 2011                                                                                     were meeting Friday morning to figure out how         played.—Internet
      Sr.                                               Temperature (°C/F)                             For Tomorrow
                       Regions/States
      No.                                           Maximum         Minimum                        Forecast                      Percent                                8:10 am                     1:40 pm                    5:45 pm
      1                       Kachin                   34/93          24/75             Scattered rain or thundershowers          80%
                                                                                                                                                                         7. Health Programme         5. Delicious Dishes        2. Musical
      2                        Kayah                   28/82          21/70             Scattered rain or thundershowers          80%
                                                                                                                                                                        8:20 am                     1:50 pm
      3                        Kayin                   30/86          23/73           Widespread rain or thundershowers           80%                                                                                              Programme
                                                                                                                                                                         8. Poem Garden              6. TV Drama Series
      4                        Chin                    19/66          14/57           Widespread rain or thundershowers           80%
                                                                                                                                                                        8:30 am                     2:30 pm                    6:00 pm
      5                Upper Sagaing                   30/86          23/73           Widespread rain or thundershowers           80%
                                                                                                                                                                         9. Selected Songs for       7. Selected Songs for      3. Evening News
      6                Lower Sagaing                   28/82          25/77         Widespread rain or thundershowers(IH)         80%

      7                      Taninthayi                31/88          24/75         Widespread rain or thundershowers(IH)         80%
                                                                                                                                                                            18th Myanmar                18th Myanmar           6:15 pm
                                                                                                                                                                            Traditional Cultural        Traditional Cultural
      8                        Bago                    30/86          23/73         Fairly widespread rain or thundershowers      80%                                                                                           4. Weather Report
      9                      Magway                    34/93          26/79          Scattered rain or thundershowers (IH)        80%
                                                                                                                                                                            Performing Arts             Performing Arts
                                                                                                                                                                            Competitions (2011)                                6:20 pm
      10                     Mandalay                  28/82          24/75          Scattered rain or thundershowers (IH)        80%          Saturday,                                                Competitions (2011)
                                                                                                                                                                            (Oldies & Mono                                      5. Ahlashamae
      11                       Mon                     30/86          25/77         Widespread rain or thundershowers (IH)        80%
                                                                                                                                               27 August                                                (Oldies & Mono
      12                      Yangon                   33/91          24/75           Widespread rain or thundershowers           80%
                                                                                                                                                                            Classical) (Amateur         Classical) (Amateur         Hlagabawai
      13                      Rakhine                  31/88          23/73         Fairly widespread rain or thundershowers      80%
                                                                                                                                             View on today                  (First) Division)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        (First) Division)      6:35 pm
                                                                                                                                                  10987654321               (Level Women)
      14                Southern Shan                  22/72          18/64         Fairly widespread rain or thundershowers      80%             10987654321                                           (Level Women)           6. Yindagomae
                                                                                                                                                                        8:40 am
      15                Northern Shan                  29/84          21/70         Fairly widespread rain or thundershowers      80%                                                               2:40 pm                    7:00 pm
                                                                                                                                             7:00 am                    10. International News
      16                Eastern Shan                   26/79          22/72         Fairly widespread rain or thundershowers      80%                                                                8. Preview of 26th
                                                                                                                                              1. Paritta By Venerable   8:45 am                                                 7. TV Drama Series
      17                    Ayeyawady                  32/90          25/77           Widespread rain or thundershowers           80%
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Musical Programme           South East Asia
                                                                                                                                                 Mingun Sayadaw                                                                8:00 pm
      18         Neighbouring Nay Pyi Taw              36/97          25/77            One or two rain or thundershowers          100%
                                                                                                                                                                        11:00 am                        Games
                                                                                                                                             7:25 am                                                                            8. News
      19            Neighbouring Yangon                33/91          24/75            One or two rain or thundershowers          100%
                                                                                                                                              2. Healthy Exercise        1. Martial Song            2:50 pm
      20           Neighbouring Mandalay               28/82          24/75            One or two rain or thundershowers          100%
                                                                                                                                             7:30 am                    11:10 am                     9. International News      9. International
                                  During the past (24) hours, rain or thundershower have been isolated in Kachin State, scattered in Upper    3. Morning News            2. Musical Programme       3:45 pm                        News
                                  Sagaing Region, Shan and Rakhine States, fairly widespread in Lower Sagaing, Magway, Bago and
        Summary of                Ayeyawady Regions, Chin and Kayin States and widespread in the remaining Regions and States with           7:40 am                    11:25 am                     1. Myanmar National       10. Weather Report
     observations at 09:30        regionally heavy falls in Mandalay and Magway Regions and isolated heavy falls in Lower Sagaing and
     hr MST on today              Taninthayi Regions and Kayah State. The noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded were Nay Pyi Taw
                                                                                                                                              4. Dhamma Puja Song        3. Game for Children           League MNL Grand
                                  (Pyinmana) (2.17) inches, NyaungU (4.72) inches, Kawthoung (3.86) inches, Falam and Pakokku (2.82)                                                                                           11. Cartoon series
                                  inches each, Cocogyun (2.44) inches, Chauk (2.36) inches and Yamethin (2.24) inches.
                                                                                                                                             7:50 am                    11:50 am                        Royal Cup 2011
            Bay Inference         Monsoon is strong in the Andaman Sea and South Bay and moderate elsewhere in the Bay of Bengal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Live) (Yangon         12. TV Drama Series
          State of the Sea
                                  Squalls with moderate to rough sea are likely at times off and along Gulf of Mottma, Mon-Taninthayi
                                  Coast. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (35) mph. Seas will be moderate elsewhere in Myanmar
                                                                                                                                              5. Shwe Sar Yan            4. Round Up of the
                                  waters.                                                                                                    8:00 am                        Week’s TV Local             United Vs Rakhapura    13. Gitadagale
          Outlook for
      subsequent two days
                                  Moderate monsoon.
                                                                                                                                              6. Nice & Sweet Song          News                        United)                    Phwinfbaohn

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   13th Waning of Wagaung 1373 ME                                                                                                    Saturday, 27 August, 2011

       Matapitu Upatthanam; to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness

     Private sector engages in power supply business,
         builds Thaukyekhat-2 hydropower plant
                 More plants to be followed
                                                                                                                                                    Vice-President
                                                                                                                                                     Thiha Thura
                                                                                                                                                      U Tin Aung
                                                                                                                                                   Myint Oo views
                                                                                                                                                       progress in
                                                                                                                                                     implementing
                                                                                                                                                   Thaukyekhat -2
                                                                                                                                                      Hydropower
                                                                                                                                                         Project.
                                                                                                                                                            MNA

         NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug — Vice-President of the       work for timely completion of the project.          system, and permission would be granted to the
   Republic of the Union of Myanmar Thiha Thura U                Besides, during his visit, he would discuss   private sector enabling them to run power supply
   Tin Aung Myint Oo assisted in construction of the       use and supply of power generated by the plant      business in the future, he said.
   Thaukyekhat-2 Hydropower Plant project, about           when the construction work was finished phase by          The Vice-President also stressed the need for
   14 miles east of Toungoo, Bago Region, today.           phase, he added.                                    collaboration to gain experiences from the
         On his tour of inspection, the Vice-President           Out of the projects in the electric sector,   Thaukyekhat Hydropower Plant project which has
   said he visited the construction site of the plant to   Thaukyekhat Power Plant project is the first one    been implemented by the private sector while region
   inspect the construction works and assist in the        implemented by the private sector under the BOT                         (See page 8)


           Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation emerges champion
       in Fifth Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament 2011
         NAY PYI TAW, 26 Aug — Vice-President of the                                                                                                         Vice-
   Republic of the Union of Myanmar Dr Sai Mauk                                                                                                            President
   Kham watched final match of Fifth Nay Pyi Taw                                                                                                         Dr Sai Mauk
   Inter-Ministry Football Tournament 2011 jointly                                                                                                           Kham
   organized by the Ministry of Sports and Myanmar                                                                                                          presents
   Football Federation at No (1) Nay Pyi Taw Sports
                                                                                                                                                         championship
   Ground here at 3 pm today and awarded shield to the
                                                                                                                                                            shield to
   champion at the prize presentation ceremony.
                                                                                                                                                           champion
         Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation team
   and Ministry of Construction team played the final
                                                                                                                                                          Ministry of
   showdown and the former beat the latter 4-2.                                                                                                           Agriculture
         At the prize presentation ceremony, Union                                                                                                        & Irrigation
   Minister for Health Dr Pe Thet Khin awarded                                                                                                            in 5th Nay
   individual medals to third-place holders Ministry of                                                                                                     Pyi Taw
   Finance & Revenue team, runners-up Ministry of                                                                                                            Inter-
   Construction team and champion Ministry of                                                                                                               Ministry
   Agriculture and Irrigation team. Union Minister for                                                                                                      Football
   Energy U Than Htay awarded best goalkeeper Kyaw                                                                                                       Tournament.
   Thu Aung (Construction Ministry), best defender                                                                                                             MNA
   Zaw Zaw Aung (A&I Ministry), and best midfielder
   Myo Myint Wai (Construction Ministry). Union                                      Japanese                            53 killed
   Minister for Construction U Khin Maung Myint                                    government
   presented prizes to best striker Nyein Tayzar Win                                and people                              in
   (A & I Ministry) and best player Chit Su Moe (A&I                               donate ¥ 308                          Mexico
   Ministry). Union Minister for Religious Affairs                                    million                             casino
   Thura U Myint Maung awarded the trophy and cash                                   worth TB                                         Workers weigh ingredients as they
   prize to fair-play award and fourth-place winners                                                                      arson       prepare traditional Chinese herbal
                                                                                   medicines to                                      medicines at Beijing’s Capital Medical
   Hotels and Tourism Ministry team. Union Minister                                                                       attack
                                                                                    Myanmar                                             University Traditional Chinese
   for Hotels and Tourism U Tint Hsan presented cash                                                                                 Medicine Hospital on 25 May, 2011.
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