Irrawaddy Region farmers have been jailed for working on land that was seized from them in 1999 but left unused.
A herd of wild elephants trampled crops and homes in Ngapudaw Township, Irrawaddy Region Monday. Experts say incidents like this are linked to declining elephant habitats.
Fishery workers’ application for rights to fish in lakes rejected in favor of wealthy businessmen, they say.
Built by local company Myint and Associates Offshore Supply Base, it will supply, transport and store necessities for exploration of offshore oil and gas fields.
Diversion of money by former chief minister had prompted accusations of fraud.
Organization disputes amount, says much of the money it received from the previous gov’t is now tied up in loans, projects
In 2015 many farmers in Irrawaddy Region voted for the NLD expecting the party to win them their stolen land back. More than three years on, they have little to show for it.
The Irrawaddy Region parliament will soon decide on whether to accept the resignation of U San Min Aung following his expulsion from the NLD on accusations of embezzlement.