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Mon State salt farmers suffer huge losses for two consecutive years

HURFOM: Salt farmers from Pa Nga village, Thanbyuzayat Township, Mon State suffered another huge loss due to heavy rains and flooding that began in early August of this year.... 

September 16, 2019 | Read more »

Flood victims feel extorted for transportation fees for donated materials

HURFOM: According to local sources, the village Administrator in Pauk Pin Kwin village, Yebyu Township, Tenasserim Division was charging (2,000) kyats to each household that... 

September 15, 2019 | Read more »

Government appoints 340 ethnic language teaching assistants in Mon State

HURFOM: The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Ethnic Affairs have jointly appointed over 300 non-Burmese ethnic language “teaching assistants” in government schools... 

September 12, 2019 | Read more »

Minorities concerned their ethnic titles may be lost

HURFOM: Non-Burmese ethnic minorities are expressing concerns their ethnic titles may gradually disappear due to an electoral and other formal registration systems that appears... 

September 11, 2019 | Read more »

Government committee provides no solution for air pollution

HURFOM: On May 4, 2018, local people from Mawlamyine in Mon State called for the government to shut down air polluting factories in the Industrial Zone of Nyaung Pin Seik... 

September 9, 2019 | Read more »

Survivors question management of Vice President’s donation

HURFOM: On August 9, 2019, 27 houses were damaged and 72 people died in a landslide in Ye Pyar Gone village, Thel Phyu Gone village track, Paung Township, Mon State. The... 

September 7, 2019 | Read more »

Locals demand government to protect them from possible landslide

HURFOM: Since 2018, the Sarsanar 2500 Monastery located at Sit Kel Kone Ward, Mawlamyine, Mon State has been constructing a four-story building on a hill on the monastery... 

September 4, 2019 | Read more »

Heavy rain submerged 87,000 acres. Over 14,000 acres of farmland destroyed in Mon State

HURFOM: In August, 2019, due to heavy rains throughout Mon State, 87,000 acres of farmland were submerged due to flood waters. As of August 23, 2019, the Mon State Department... 

August 30, 2019 | Read more »