The International Labour Organization will conduct research into the experiences that Myanmar migrant workers have faced abroad and how the country benefits after they return home, according to the UN agency.
A Magwe Region minister said last week that a local distillery in Aunglan township has been ordered to shut down, in response to persistent demands for its closure from local residents who say the operation stinks.
The excavation of the tomb of an ancient Thai king in a Mandalay cemetery has been suspended on order of the city’s development committee. MCDC has written to the officials in charge of the excavation of the tomb of King Udombhara in Lin Zin Kone Cemetery, in Amarapura township.
Save our mountain, local residents are saying in Pyin Oo Lwin. An environmental conservation group has enlisted villagers and local authorities in a bid to keep Yay Pyan Mountain lush, green and untouched.
Practitioners of Myanmar traditional medicine are being reduced to the status of mere masseurs, they are complaining. They were attacking a statement released by the health department forbidding them to use technology that is unlicensed or has no connection with Myanmar traditional healing techniques.