A Police force “special project” to reduce sexual crime during Thingyan has resulted in registered contraceptive pills – and even condoms – being pulled from shelves, in a move health professionals say is highly misguided.
The country needs “good agreements” to come out of talks starting today between the government and opposition, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said yesterday, as she reiterated her refusal to commit her National League for Democracy to taking part in parliamentary elections in November.
University charters that the government says will guarantee higher education institutions autonomy are being written for introduction later this year.
The number of locals on domestic pilgrimage tours during the 2014-15 season is expected to reach 4.8 million, a huge increase over the previous year but just short of the 5 million predicted by the Domestic Pilgrimage and Tour Operator Association.
Twenty members of the Myanmar Bartenders Association (MBA) received training in Yangon on April 8 from Brandon Grusd, a finalist in the 2012 Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition.
Despite scepticism from drivers and bus line owners, the Spy in the Cab is coming. Transport authorities say no bus or truck will be allowed on the highway after May 1 unless it has been fitted with the Telematics GPS system.