How much do you think your public representatives are worth? Not much, if the recent furore over “political pensions” is any guide.
A relationship with an older man, an unwanted pregnancy, failure at school, loss of family income and status through natural disaster, low-paid unskilled work away from home – and then came the approach from a seemingly friendly woman, offering easy money.
The final results of the November 8 election are almost in and the National League for Democracy has achieved a crushing majority.
A pre-election summit of armed ethnic groups called by the United Wa State Army at its Pangkham stronghold is raising government and military concerns, particularly over China’s hidden hand across the border.
Ministry of Transport says exploitation of prospective sailors must stop after signing of Maritime Labour Convention.
The scene is hectic at the corner of Sayar San and Industry 1 roads in Bahan township: A steady stream of taxis pulls up and disgorges passengers among a scrum of pushy brokers, who shout out a barrage of questions aimed at the new arrivals: “Do you need to fill out a form? Do you need an extension?”
This week Ko Zaw Lin and Ko Wai Phyo will take the stand in a court on the Thai island of Koh Samui.