President U Thein Sein has proposed an amendment to a draft education law that would delay the full introduction of reforms for a further eight years, as criticism mounts that the law would be a step backward for education reform.
Police have warned owners of airsoft guns - replica firearms used to play a combat simulation game known as airsoft - to hand in their weapons to police or face potential criminal charges.
In an effort to resurrect a stalled US$100 million trade deal, the Ministry of Cooperatives has launched a series of agricultural exhibitions featuring machinery from South Korean firm Daedong that the ministry is seeking parliamentary approval to purchase.
Decades of speculation have been brought to an end. Myanmar’s population, estimated in recent years at anywhere from 45-70 million, stands at 51,419,420, the Central Census Committee announced on August 29.