People living with HIV and AIDS need stronger legal protections, international experts say, as victims of the disease still face widespread prejudice, discrimination and stigma that could prevent them from seeking early diagnosis and treatment.
By-laws have been enacted for barely one-quarter of the more than 270 laws passed by regional parliaments since March 2011, the Attorney-General’s Office said last week, resulting in many approved laws not yet coming into effect.
The first KFC outlet in Myanmar is expected to open its doors in 2015, owner Yum! Brands announced this morning, after it signed a deal with Yoma Strategic Holdings to make the Singapore-listed firm its franchise partner here.
Most bus lines in Yangon confirmed last week that they would consider running women-only bus lines in Yangon during the morning and evening rush hours. But there’s a catch – the tickets may end up costing more.