Growth of the local economy is key to attracting more residents to Nay Pyi Taw’s Pobbathiri township, where plans to create a retirement community for former civil servants have fallen flat, according to Nay Pyi Taw Council member U Tin Tun.
Vendors from the Ahara Thukha Market will move to back to their old location after the completion of a K200 million concrete paving project, according to the Nay Pyi Taw City Development Committee.
Pyinmana town authorities have apparently backed down in the face of public support for a school construction project that officials had tried to block. Local residents cancelled a planned protest march against Nay Pyi Taw City Development Committee after the committee allowed construction work to resume.
Two powerful ethnic armed groups, the United Wa State Army (UWSA) and the National Democratic Alliance Army-Eastern Shan State (NDAA-ESS), will meet with Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing today in Nay Pyi Taw.
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.