Despite the adoption last year of a law requiring private hospitals and clinics to treat emergency cases regardless of whether a police report could be involved, many facilities continue to turn away patients in such cases, or are unaware of the new guidelines.
A student union activist arrested last week was taken to Tharyarwady Prison yesterday after being charged in Letpadan court on five counts related to his role in student protests against the National Education Law.
After an Associated Press investigation last week alleged that Myanmar slaves are being abandoned on remote Indonesian islands, the Myanmar government is struggling to play catch-up.
Without the fear of a prison sentence, employers will continue to ignore the decisions of Yangon Region’s Arbitration Council for labour disputes, a tribunal member warned yesterday.
The commission of inquiry set up by President U Thein Sein to investigate the violent dispersal of demonstrators by a quasi-official civilian force says it might not be able to complete its report in time.