Outspoken lawmakers urge the Rangoon regional government not to continue city expansion without what they referred to as a ‘proper’ business plan.
The SSPP asks the NLD-led govt to let by-elections proceed amid discussions of postponing voting in northern Shan State due to security concerns.
A total of 50 former political prisoners will be given 300,000 kyats per month to work in CSOs and media organizations in Burma.
President’s Office spokesperson U Zaw Htay says the govt will ‘do everything in our power to help.’
A collection of local and scholarly perspectives explores the 17-year Kachin ceasefire, its breakdown in 2011, and beyond.
Sai Ba Nyan, volunteer vice chairman of a northern Shan State IDP camp with more than 900 people, feels that Burma’s govt has forgotten about them.
New system will determine if a student is qualified to graduate to higher grade based on overall performance throughout the academic year.
‘We are still hoping with all our hearts that they will eventually allow us to visit Sittwe and distribute the aid ourselves,’ says the mission chief.
‘Thailand is among the top foreign investors here, and these agreements will foster more economic cooperation,’ says a UMFCCI official.
US financial services company Visa and local Burmese bank KBZ will issue ‘classic’ and ‘platinum’ credit cards starting from Jan. 25.
After five decades entertaining visitors at the Rangoon Zoo shaking her hips to the beat in party outfits, the city zoo’s oldest elephant retires.
Villagers on the border of Chin State and Sagaing Division want a proper road, not a nickel mine.
Start-ups in Burma vie for business, overcoming financial obstacles and trying to stand out in a rapidly changing country.
The reason many of these girls are in karate class is sobering: They want protection from their own country’s military.
Security discussions were scheduled to take place days after border posts attacked in northern Arakan State.