Lawmakers said they brought the proposal forward to ask the government how they would address YBS bus drivers’ misconduct.
Members of bill and public accounts committees urge Rangoon govt to investigate billion kyat losses in previous business dealings.
A quick round-up of the latest updated results of the weekend’s by-elections from the Union Election Commission.
Survey of over 12,000 women finds 20 percent have suffered from physical, sexual or psychological abuse.
Outspoken lawmakers urge the Rangoon regional government not to continue city expansion without what they referred to as a ‘proper’ business plan.
Critics highlight some of the NLD government’s unpopular policies that could cost the party votes in the April 1 by-elections.
The current government is reviewing 60 out of 101 MoUs signed between the previous government and international investors.
U Aung Ko has called for amendments to the controversial, military-drafted Constitution.
Burma’s northern neighbor is eager to demonstrate the importance of its role in the country’s peace process.
Mon locals protested against the name, favoring Yamanya or Salween Bridge instead.
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has no budget for two private electricity suppliers that won a 2016 tender to provide electricity to Rangoon.
NLD lawmaker Mi Kon Chan submitted the proposal to the Parliament recommending the bridge be named after Aung San, despite local objections.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Mi Kon Chan, a National League for Democracy lawmaker from Mon State, submitted the proposal urging the Union government to review the projects.
Although a date has yet to be decided upon, the meeting will reportedly take place in early March.