It's time for a crackdown on unruly behaviour at Yangon’s gateway bus terminal at Aung Mingalar, the authorities say. Describing an often chaotic situation at the busy, 86-acre compound, they also revealed a list of arrests they had made.
Labour rights investigators have accused South Korean factory owners in Myanmar of a raft of abuses, including forced overtime, poor safety conditions, the use of child labour and sexual harassment of female workers. The investigating organisation, Myanmar Action Labour Rights, said the South Korean-owned factories flagrantly violate labour laws, such as mandatory weekly caps on overtime and providing contracts in Myanmar language.
At least “some” of the controversial flyovers built in Yangon over the past four years will need to be demolished to make way for elevated roads under a Japan-backed transport plan, National League for Democracy MPs said yesterday.
In one of the last acts of his government, President U Thein Sein has dissolved the Myanmar Peace Center and ordered its assets to be transferred to two NGOs reported to have been set up by senior officials in his administration.