Adhere to weather forecasts to overcome natural challenges

As Myanmar grapples with soaring temperatures sur­passing typical summer heat due to El Nino’s influence, citizens, particularly the vulnerable, like children and the elderly, must brace themselves for the scorching weather ahead.
Ginger prices surge due to low stocks, expected to continue rising
As this is the time of low stock, the price of ginger is high, and it is expected to rise further, according to ginger farmers.
Bayintnaung pulses market to release pulses prices on 22 April
Bayintnaung pulses market will announce the prices on 22 April. The prices of black grams and pigeon peas rebounded on 12 April, showing a one-week increase of K192,000 per tonne of pigeon peas and K124,000 per tonne of black grams.
Sale of Htanaung bark threatens shade tree depletion
Selling of white-barked acacia (Vachellia leucophloea), Htanaung bark in Myanmar, may cause depletion of these shade trees, an environmental activist warned.
Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects restoration work
Under the directive of the National Natural Disaster Man­agement Committee and the supervision of the Transport and Communications Commit­tee, restoration materials are being shipped to Rakhine State.
Saungder Weaving & Vocational Institute to offer Myanmar traditional clothing design course
Saungder Weaving and Vo­cational Institute in Amarapura Township of Mandalay Region is drafting a work plan to con­duct a basic training on Myan­mar traditional clothing fashion design course in the 2024–2025 financial year, according to U Kyaw Zin Lat, Deputy Direc­tor General of the Small-Scale Industries Department under the Ministry of Cooperatives and Rural Development.
Pilgrims throng Kyaiktiyo Pagoda during Thingyan holidays
Pilgrims from nationwide flocked to the eminent Kyaikti­yo Pagoda during the Thingyan period, according to the board of trustees.