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DANANG, Vietnam – Myanmar’s Foreign Minister U Nyan Win has told Southeast Asian counterparts that promised elections would be held this year and would be fair, the ASEAN secretary general said on January 14.
YANGON’S 20,000-plus taxi drivers are finding it harder and harder to make a living, as taxi numbers increase, the number of potential passengers falls, and more and more time is spent waiting to fill the tank, drivers say.
HARD work requires blood and sweat but a road project close to Monywa is also calling for hair too. The road that stretches from Le Nague to Chin Pyit in Sagaing Division was in poor condition until local communities, organised by the venerable monk Sayadaw Waiponla, got together to raise over K100 million to repair it by selling their own hair.
THIRTY-TWO players from the Myanmar National League (MNL), including some of the league’s top stars, have chosen to resign from their clubs and return to their jobs in government ministries at the end of the current domestic season.