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.
Red tape is hampering farmers’ attempts to secure the loans they need to start the next planting season, they say. And though the agriculture ministry has borrowed a total of K1700 billion to disburse in loans, many farmers say the amount provided is not enough.
India and Myanmar will jointly examine scores of bridges along the road connecting the two countries and Thailand, according to the Ministry of Construction.
The UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar was asked yesterday to refrain from using “controversial” terminology to refer to people in Rakhine State.
South Korea has donated 40 yellow schoolbuses to the education ministry. The buses will transport 1000 students to school in Zabuthiri township, Nay Pyi Taw, Union Education Minister U Myo Thein Gyi told reporters after the handover ceremony.
Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj yesterday urged Myanmar government officials to avoid bribery and other forms of corruption.
President U Htin Kyaw yesterday announced an 11-member committee of parliamentarians, financial experts and ministers to coordinate economic policies.