MCM buys Freedom Daily and Myanma Dana business magazine as it adds strength to its team in preparation for transition to daily publishing.
A committee set up to push for the release of political prisoners will consider lobbying on behalf of five staff from Unity journal who were sentenced to 10 years’ jail with hard labour earlier this month.
In a show of political strength beahead of next year’s elections, the National League for Democracy has gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president.
Deputy information minister and presidential spokesperson U Ye Htut has resurfaced after a weeklong absence from the press (and social media) in the wake of the Unity Journal verdict, apparently having taken leave to study in the US.
Air Mandalay has placed an order with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation for six MRJ90 aircraft, becoming the first Asian carrier outside to Japan to order the jet, which is being jointly developed with Toyota.
A doctor at a large public hospital near Nay Pyi Taw has filed a lawsuit against a man posing as a military officer who she alleges extorted money from patients and their families on several different occasions by using her name.