A Film censored in Myanmar at a human rights festival last month has now been banned in Thailand, apparently for similar reasons. Twilight over Burma, the story of the wife of Hsipaw saopha (prince) Sao Kya Seng, was one of four films to be abruptly pulled from the Thailand International Film Destination Festival.
Parliament has instructed the Yangon government to inspect land-use permits disputed by farmers in Hlegu township.
To avoid depleting the stock, fishing has been banned from May to August, when fish are in their juvenile stages, according to fisheries officials. However, enforcing the prohibition is proving complicated, said U Tin Win Myint, director of Yangon Region’s Fisheries Department.
The labour ministry has sued Premier Coffee factory, claiming the company failed to pay 300 workers their overtime fees, labour officials told The Myanmar Times.
Kachin activists protested in Yangon’s Tarmwe township yesterday, urging government officials to make details public surrounding the death of university student Maung Gum Seng Aung who was gunned down by a soldier in Kachin State’s Myitkyina township last month.