The Union Election Commission yesterday launched the latest phase of displaying voter lists for public verification in 21 Yangon townships and several states and regions across the country in preparation for the November general elections.
A conservative monks’ organisation concluded its national conference on June 21 by urging the government to stop all construction projects near Shwedagon Pagoda, build “strong fencing” along Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh and not allow “Bengali boat people into our land”.
Opposition MP questions whether landowners in the project area have connections with government officials.
Halted in September 2014 following a public outcry, controversial project gets backing of Yangon Region Hluttaw.
Drivers who paint the town red are a known safety risk. But what about painting the town yellow?