Former Minister for Religious Affairs U San Sint, now serving 13 years for misuse of public funds and for sedition, has had his request for an appeal accepted by the Union Supreme Court, his lawyer said on April 6.
The lower house of parliament yesterday rejected a key student demand for the right to form unions freely in approving a draft bill that amends the controversial National Education Law passed last year.
Maritime Labour Convention would protect seafarers while giving greater certainty to companies in the sector.
Four Thingyan entertainment troupes are set to take part in Mandalay’s thangyat competition this year, according to organisers.
The United Wa State Army has offered to host a conference of leaders of ethnic groups from across Myanmar next month to consider the draft nationwide ceasefire agreement reached with the government.