At a recent meeting, most Lanmadaw and Dala township residents in attendance said they were happy about the bridge slated to connect the two communities. But a handful on both sides of the Yangon River expressed concerns over the construction process.
The Yangon Region government plans to crack down on illegal coin gaming stations in order to reduce gambling, parliamentarians decided yesterday.
Two inmates at Yangon’s Insein Prison died over the last week following severe health conditions. Officials say the young men were unhealthy when they arrived at the facility, but rights groups allege that inadequate prison hospitals and poor sanitation regularly leads to the spread of disease and preventable deaths behind bars.
The committee of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions, the umbrella organisation for all student unions in the country, will be restructured to facilitate greater participation of students in ethnic regions.
An overseas employment agency that failed to deliver on its promise to find work abroad for several Myanmar citizens has breached an agreement it made on September 23 to pay compensation to 26 workers it contracted with earlier this year.
One of the teenage victims who spent years as a tortured captive at a Yangon tailoring shop was the first witness called in the trial of six family members accused of abusing their housemaids. Ma Tin Tin Khine, 18, yesterday spent three hours recounting her experience for the court.