While the new government has complained their hands are tied with spending patterns set by the previous administration, the chances of a major budgetary overhaul were all but eclipsed by the submission of the amended appropriations bill this week.
In a scheme that seems to hit all the bases, a businessman wants to employ delinquent youths in a jam-making enterprise that would bring in profits from overseas that could benefit the old people’s home he runs.
The Nay Pyi Taw Council is set to approve a five-year plan to transform the capital into a green city, council member U Tin Tun told The Myanmar Times.
Observers are cautiously parsing two recent events featuring prominent military officers in the hope of reading their implications for national reconciliation and the success of the 21st-century Panglong Conference due to begin next month.
Fresh from a stint back in their constituencies, members of parliament have now returned to Nay Pyi Taw for the second hluttaw session since last November’s elections. As the new session opens today, they face a range of issues, starting with a proposed revision of the budget law.
Teacher training colleges across the country are slated for an upgrade in terms of both quality and prestige, Union Minister for Education U Myo Thein Gyi said at a seminar held in Nay Pyi Taw on July 21 and 22.
Police have vowed stronger action against crime in Pyinmana township, the modestly delinquent younger brother of sedate Nay Pyi Taw. Under the command of Nay Pyi Taw Regional Police Force, the Pyinmana township police force is now stepping up to its responsibilities for security.