Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the Tatmadaw, has told the BBC in an interview in Nay Pyi Taw that the military has little intention of loosening its grip on political life in the near future as the country negotiates its way along the path of “disciplined democracy”.
The Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry has been accused of favouring the capital in its efforts to boost productivity of the nation’s farms.
No sex pills please – this is Nay Pyi Taw. Pharmacies throughout the capital have pledged to clear their shelves of amphetamines and sexual stimulation drugs for the duration of the Thingyan water festival, Police Colonel Zaw Khin Aung, deputy head of Nay Pyi Taw Police Force, said yesterday.
Four months after the latest search for the fabled Dhammazedi Bell resulted in claims of discovery, revelations of failure and accusations of fundraising fraud, a new team is having a go at the nation’s favourite treasure-hunt.