The government has launched a public consultation process on its draft national land use policy, three years after the two land laws were enacted by parliament.
Road safety chiefs have announced a goal of cutting in half the death toll from accidents, U Lian Cin Mang, director of the Road Transport Administration Department, told The Myanmar Times on October 23.
Each day, more than 1.2 million gallons of industrial wastewater passes by – and sometimes beneath – the homes of Hlaing township’s 13th ward, discharged from a nearby military-run textile and garment factory.
The European Union has refused to back away from plans to submit a resolution to the United Nations General Assembly on Myanmar’s human rights record, despite President U Thein Sein’s insistence that they are no longer needed.
The Union Election Commission has promised to extend the election campaign period from 30 to 60 days at the request of opposition parties but insisted that other restrictions on campaigning are needed to prevent unrest.
Political parties will have a little over two months to ensure they comply with new rules that ban them from accepting non-citizens as members, says Union Election Commission chairman U Tin Aye.
The MMCl is yet to consider a malpractice complaint against a prominent obstetrician and gynaecologist and private hospital, after the death of a newborn child earlier this month.