The deputy minister for transport said the 2017 start date for the $242 million project was delayed by negotiations with contractors but added that work began earlier this year.
Union Parliament lawmakers said that rather than focusing on a waterway and urban heritage, the government should prioritize more pressing urban issues.
Project is first of three border development projects in Shan, Kachin states agreed upon by Myanmar and China
Security personnel of a mining company opened fire on a crowd of prospectors who gathered seeking early entry to a mine site in search of jade residue.
A court sentenced three men involved in the killing of a student from the Kyaukse Government Technical Institute; one received the death penalty.
Year-on-year visitor numbers are up 1.2 percent thanks to a rise in arrivals from Asia, according to the latest government figures.
Opposition party, finance company accused of arranging loans for constituents ahead of vote
The KNPP says misunderstandings of a 2012 two-way agreement, stipulating the movement of troops among other terms, need to be dealt with in order to move closer to signing the NCA.
The military-run ministry vets all proposed parties to make sure the applicants have no ties to terrorists or outlawed groups.
Though sales figures were down on previous emporiums, more lots were sold than expected.
Amid a slowing economy and lagging international investment, Myanmar’s government approves formation of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations.
Repatriation and relocation programs are likely to be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official says.
The meetings are part of a series of informal discussions being held this weekend in an effort to move the struggling peace process forward.
Local affiliate SHOP.com says 1,500 orders placed in first hour, mostly via mobile phones
The Kachin State native has been appointed WWF-Myanmar’s ambassador in order to take down the illegal wildlife trade by raising public awareness of the issue.