Supporters of detained Arakan Liberation Party communications officer U Khine Myo Tun defied threats of police action by attending his hearing yesterday without obtaining prior official approval.
The Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee has weighed in on ongoing efforts to amend the Civil Service Law, submitting a report to the lower house that recommends lowering the bar for government employees’ retirement.
The results of the hotly contested Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) election are in: Two incumbents, along with four new members, have been elected to the six vacant seats on the committee, according to an MCDC spokesperson.
Drinking water will soon be more readily available to residents of Pyigyitagun township in Mandalay, thanks to a Mandalay City Development Committee project aimed at improving the public water supply in their municipality.
Farmers who say their ancestral lands were confiscated for a Chinese-backed nickel-processing project are demanding compensation. In their latest move in the long-running dispute, they have asked State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to intervene.
A five-day meeting involving members of signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) kicked off yesterday in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
A research project aiming to gather more accurate data on the movement of tectonic plates in Myanmar will be undertaken across the country until May 2017, according to the Myanmar Earthquake Committee.