During a car inspection on August 22, police discovered a drunk driver who was attempting to smuggle in 10 people from IDP camps.
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw has approved an optional international protocal which aims to keep children out of armed conflict.
The Union Election Commission has disqualified several candidates – both independent and from opposition parties – but has not disallowed a single contestant from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party.
Recent flooding has taken a huge toll on farm animals in Ayeyarwady Region, with more than 10,000 animals in Thapaung township still in need of medical treatment and emergency food, according to the township veterinary department.
Six wild elephants that managed to wander from their native Bago Yoma habitat in Natmauk township, Magwe Region, to Nyaung Oo township in Mandalay Region are to be herded back home with the help of tame elephants, a Forest Department official said yesterday.
Blast outside Innwa Bank branch in northern Shan State border town Muse does little damage but police seem in the dark about possible culprits.