Four members of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission resigned yesterday amid a ballooning scandal and seething public backlash over financial settlement arranged in a child torture case.
Following its ratification of the International Labour Organization’s 2006 Maritime Labour Convention in May, the Myanmar government is working to bring the country’s seafaring laws up to international standard.
Like many 20-year-olds in Myanmar, Ma Yadana Kyaw Thu* has had a Facebook account for several years to share her thoughts and photos, and to stay in touch with friends.
Amid much talk of luring outside investment to Myanmar, Yangon Region lawmakers have indicated that they want to see greater scrutiny of foreign operators of illegal businesses in the commercial capital.
Addressing legislation that sparked nationwide student protests last year and saw dozens of activists imprisoned, the National Network for Education Reform yesterday demanded an overhaul of the National Education Law.
A ballooning plan to provide tourists with a bird’s-eye view of Kandawgyi Park may yet be deflated by lawmakers trying to jettison the proposal.
A National League for Democracy MP is being investigated by police following reports of a raucous evening this weekend that ended with an allegation of intimidation at a motel in his constituency.
Shwedagon Pagoda is now a no drone zone. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are not welcome to fly over the famed pagoda or its grounds without prior permission, the pagoda trustee committee announced at a September 30 press conference.