Paddy farmers in Kayin State have less than three weeks to ward off a threat to their crop – by eliminating snail eggs before they hatch, officials say. The state Agriculture Department is warning that favourable weather conditions are likely to produce more snails than last year, but it is not too late to seek out and destroy their eggs.
With the so-called nationwide ceasefire agreement as its “foundation,” the new government’s peace process will have the Tatmadaw’s full support as a cohesive actor ensuring the accord’s terms are honoured, the military chief said yesterday.
It's time for the new government to “cut off some snake heads”, according to international anti-narcotics experts.
As members of parliament have dispersed to their constituencies during this month’s parliamentary recess, observers have been mulling over the past session, the first to be dominated by the National League for Democracy after years in opposition. How did NLD MPs, debating questions under the supervision of NLD-appointed Speakers, and addressing an NLD government, compare with their predecessors in the Union Solidarity and Development Party?
An election for the Nay Pyi Taw Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles has brought no turnover to the body as all currently serving members were re-nominated.
The government will push to remove provisions of the country’s anti-narcotics law that require drug users to register with authorities and stipulates prison time for those who fail to do so, according to Colonel Zaw Win Tun of the Myanmar Police Force.
An educated population can protect the country as much as its armed forces, the former speaker of parliament told students on June 25. Thura U Shwe Mann, who is now chair of a parliamentary legislative review commission, was speaking to high school graduates in Zeyathiri township, Nay Pyi Taw.
It's time to clean up the capital’s markets, officials say. As part of its 100-day initiative, Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee is planning to bring more discipline to the 10,600-plus shops that thrive in the city’s 37 markets.