Hundreds of drivers walked off the job on September 14 and 15 in response to a steep rise in traffic fines.
After years of campaigning, a park in central Yangon once again bears the name of U Ottama, a leading nationalist monk from Rakhine State who was repeatedly jailed under British colonial rule.
The newly launched yellow ribbon campaign against the militarisation of the judicial system has already hit a snag, just one day in: Yangon lawyers are not particularly supportive.
A new traffic control system that aims to reduce congestion while also cracking down on drivers who break traffic laws is now in the works.
Come and get your fill, public transport bosses are telling bus owners. Ma Hta Tha, the Yangon Region Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles, has reminded the owners that they now have the right to increase the capacity of compressed natural gas fuel the buses are permitted to carry.
Workers laid off by the Asia Rose garment factory in the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone are demanding their jobs back and have rejected payments made under the new compensation law.
Yangon’s Western District Court will hand down its verdict on September 14 to five people found guilty of murdering a 26-year-old man and then dumping his body in Inya Lake in late July.