Change it, keep it as it is – or scrap it and start from scratch. These are the three positions that people are taking in discussions on the country’s 2008 constitution, a group of former prisoners was told last week.
Mandalay police have arrested two people over the killing of three people at the office of Japanese electronics company Panasonic earlier this month.
A group of car dealers in Mandalay who say they were “duped” out of K3 billion (US$3.1million) by a local import firm have appealed to President U Thein Sein and the Mandalay Region government for justice.
Families living in temporary huts and houses along the Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay’s Chan Aye Thar San township are petitioning the municipal authorities not to follow through with a threat to evict them.
Complaints from residents may have prompted a Sagaing Region distillery to clean up its act on polluted waste water but an environmental engineer involved in the project says the move contrasts with a much murkier situation nationwide.