Police have warned owners of airsoft guns - replica firearms used to play a combat simulation game known as airsoft - to hand in their weapons to police or face potential criminal charges.
In an effort to resurrect a stalled US$100 million trade deal, the Ministry of Cooperatives has launched a series of agricultural exhibitions featuring machinery from South Korean firm Daedong that the ministry is seeking parliamentary approval to purchase.
Decades of speculation have been brought to an end. Myanmar’s population, estimated in recent years at anywhere from 45-70 million, stands at 51,419,420, the Central Census Committee announced on August 29.
The Yangon Region government has backtracked on its controversial decision to award the contract for a 30,000-acre city expansion project to a little-known public company, announcing that it would instead conduct a tender.
A regional parliamentarian whose proposal to abolish and re-form Yangon City Development Committee according to the law was rejected says she will take her fight to the national legislature – and possibly the Constitutional Tribunal.