A model village project that would recreate an ancient community will preserve the environment and respect history, a development company spokesperson assured journalists yesterday.
No sex pills please – this is Nay Pyi Taw. Pharmacies throughout the capital have pledged to clear their shelves of amphetamines and sexual stimulation drugs for the duration of the Thingyan water festival, Police Colonel Zaw Khin Aung, deputy head of Nay Pyi Taw Police Force, said yesterday.
The number of Myanmar fishermen confirmed dead in a Russian trawler disaster climbed to 16 yesterday, as rescue ships carrying survivors and the bodies of victims recovered from the wreckage arrived at port.
With political leaders still on tenterhooks following the April 6 invitation to be prepared for the long-awaited six-way talks on the constitution, President U Thein Sein has invited representatives of no fewer than 48 parties to meet on vital issues today.
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.