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.
Fresh clashes between ethnic armed forces and the Tatmadaw could delay the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement, a senior peace negotiator has warned.
The President’s Office has confirmed it will seek to form a commission to investigate allegations that two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a vacationing British couple in Koh Tao, Thailand, were tortured during a police interrogation.