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NAY PYI TAW, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Two military aircraft from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrived at Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw International Airport Friday morning with relief supplies to flood victims of the country.
The aid supplies were handed over to the Myanmar side and were received by Lieutenant-General Ye Aung of the Defense Ministry in the presence of Chinese Ambassador Hong Liang.
The supplies include blankets, electric generators and tents to be used by Myanmar flood victims.
YANGON, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The emergency relief aid from the Chinese government arrived at the Yangon International Airport on Saturday night to help flood victims in Myanmar.
The aid worth 1.63 million U.S. dollars covered a large number of motor boats which will be used in rescue operations in the flood-hit areas of the country.
The Chinese flood relief mission, led by Ambassador Hong Liang, had earlier donated relief aid worth 300,000 U.S. dollars to the flood-hit areas in Sagaing and Magway regions as well as Rakhine State.
YANGON, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Blue Sky Team is carrying out rescue operation work in Ingapu township of Myanmar's Ayeyawady delta, sending 13 local flood victims including 11 children to hospital, according to the BSR team on Saturday.
The first batch of 10-member Chinese BSR Team continued to launch their rescue operations in other townships of the delta region.
KALAY, Myanmar, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Embassy to Myanmar on Monday provided humanitarian aid to Myanmar's flood-hit regions.
A rescue mission led by Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang handed the first batch of donations to the flood-stricken people in Kalay, then to people in Rakhine State and central Magway Region, according to a press release of the embassy.
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese city bordering Myanmar has seen more than 60,000 arrivals of refugees since the outbreak of conflicts in the north of the southeast Asian nation, the Party chief of southwest China's Yunnan Province said Saturday.
In a humanitarian spirit, China has provided the Myanmar refugees with some relief, including water and medical services, in Lincang, a city bordering Myanmar, said Li Jiheng, secretary of the Yunnan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China.
KUNMING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Red Cross Society of China has dispatched humanitarian aid to help 10,000 displaced families in the Kachin state in northern Myanmar.
The shipment of aid, including rice, cooking oil, salt and quilts, left Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan province that borders Myanmar on Wednesday afternoon, said Sun Shuopeng, an official of the Red Cross Society of China in charge of the aid project, on Thursday.
NAY PYI TAW, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese ambassador to Myanmar Li Junhua, on behalf of the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC), donated a cash aid of 50,000 U.S dollars to the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) Wednesday for victims in Ayeyawaddy region, southern part of Myanmar hit by recent severe flood.
The cash aid was handed over to responsible official of the MRCS U Kyi at a ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw.
Li conveyed words of sympathy to the Myanmar side on behalf of Red Cross Society of China over the loss of life and property caused by the natural disaster.
NAY PYI TAW, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) donated on Monday 1.32 million U.S. dollars to build eight schools in Myanmar's four regions and states along the China-Myanmar oil and gas pipelines.
At the signing ceremony, which was attended by Myanmar and CNPC officials, contracts were signed by a CNPC delegate and the contractors to build the eight schools.
Since entering the market, the CNPC has always attached importance to Myanmar public welfare and social responsibility.
YANGON, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Flood, triggered by heavy rain, has hit Hlaingbwe township in Myanmar's southeastern Kayin state for the past several days, a local media reported Tuesday.
Most of the areas in the township including paddy fields were under water due to the overflow of water from the Hlaingbwe stream, Myanmar Newsweek said.
The flood affected over 20 villages in Bago, destroying paddy fields in the region. Schools were closed and used as shelters for accommodating flood victims.
The villagers used boat in crossing from one village to another.
BEIJING, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Two Chinese friendship associations have donated 100,000 yuan (about 15,250 U.S.
By Ding Lingling, Feng Yingqiu
MONGLIN, Myanmar, March 28 (Xinhua) -- As food shops are still closed since a strong earthquake last Thursday hit Monglin, northeast Myanmar's Shan state, survivors are facing difficulties to get enough food and necessities for daily life.
"We have to depend on food distributed by the government or non- governmental organizations as well as by individual donors from nearby regions," Mon Mon Han, a middle-aged health official who lost her daughter in the quake, told Xinhua on Monday.
"Vehicles carrying donated foodstuff could not …
YANGON, Nov 26, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Australia will extend 15 million U. S.
YANGON, Nov 25, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A new national blood bank in Myanmar's biggest city of Yangon, built with the aid of Thailand, will open in the beginning of next year, sources with the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.
With a total of 780,000 U.S.
YANGON, Nov 24, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The South Korean government will send more overseas volunteers to work in Myanmar's agricultural, technical and health sectors this year, sources with the resident Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) said on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Myanmar will also dispatch more than a dozen government staff to South Korea to study forestry-related administration and technical expertise for greening arid zone under an agreement with the KOICA on providing technical support for forestry development project in Myanmar in the next two …
YANGON, Nov 20, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Myanmar has set an ultimatum for private construction companies to complete all their cyclone shelter projects underway in cyclone-hit areas by next March, sources with the construction circle said on Friday.
A total of 18 disaster-resistant shelter buildings are being built in cyclone hard-hit areas of Laputta, Bogalay, Phyapon and Dadaye in Ayeyawaddy division and Kungyangone in Yangon division by some local companies -- Yuzana, Htoo, Max Myanmar, Asia World, Shwe Taung, Adin, Wah Wah Win and Ayeyar Shwewah since March this year.
by Chen Meihua, Feng Yingqiu
YANGON, Nov 17, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The European Union and other international donors will provide 100 million U.S.
YANGON, Nov 05, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Myanmar will launch a one-year project to fight malaria disease in country's Rakhine state, Bago and Magway divisions under Japanese grass-root grant assistance, sources with the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.
The anti-malaria project, which cost about 3 million U.S.
YANGON, Oct 16, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Myanmar has secured the legalization of its workers being employed in Thailand through a recent high-level meeting with the Thai Labor Ministry, attended by Myanmar Deputy Foreign Minister U Maung Myint, official media reported Saturday.
The Myanmar delegation, led by U Maung Myint, met with Thai Representative Group and discussed and secured the agreements on matter related to bilateral cooperation in labor, contributing Myanmar illegal workers to be legally registered, reducing visa fees, signing employer-employee contract, minimizing …
YANGON, Oct 15, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A total of 42 trafficked Myanmar citizens, trafficked to Thailand, have been repatriated to Myanmar 's eastern border town of Myawaddy, sources with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said on Thursday.
The trafficked Myanmar people, including 30 women and three children, were handed over by the Thai Ministry of Social Welfare and Development to its Myanmar counterpart in Myawaddy last weekend, the sources said.
The returnees have been brought to Mon state's capital of Mawlamyine and are being accommodated in a …