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President U Htin Kyaw arrived Hanoi on Tuesday to pay a State Visit and attend the international conferences. This is the first official visit of President U Htin Kyaw to Vietnam after he became the President in April this year. At the invitation of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, U Htin Kyaw was accompanied by his wife Daw Su Su Lwin.

1,000 students from No. 4 Basic Education High School in Ahlone Township participated in the Global Hand Washing Day commemoration ceremony, held in Yangon on Tuesday. 

The first Global Hand Washing Day was held in 2008, when over 120 million children around the world washed their hands with soap in more than 70 countries. 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gave a speech on Tuesday in Manila before heading to Japan for a three-day visit. PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT, RODRIGO DUTERTE <<< "If I stay here long enough, one day that EDCA (Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement) will, if it's an executive agreement, then I will just...

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received former Norwegian Foreign Minister and Chairman of Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights Kjell Magne Bondevik at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday. They exchanged views on implementation of peace process in Myanmar, current issues in Rakhine State and promoting cooperation between the two countries. 

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A powerful blast at a prefabricated house in northwestern China on Monday killed at least ten people and injured over 150, state media reported. The explosion, the cause of which was not immediately clear, occurred in Fugu County of Yulin city in Shaanxi province, damaging dozens of buildings including the local hospital, official state news agency Xinhua said. As of Tuesday morning, a total of 157 people were injured - 113 of whom were hospitalized. Authorities quoted by Xinhua said that some people were still trapped inside several of the collapsed buildings...

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Updated on: 10:30AM, October 25 2016
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