The Yangon Region Parliament yesterday rejected a proposal from MP Daw Nyo Nyo Thin to discuss the use of state school students at ceremonies not related to education.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie met women garment workers in Yangon on August 1 with opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to learn more about their working conditions, as part of her first visit to the country.
More than 500 people surveyed for traffic report, which finds average commute is 30 minutes to one hour.
Where there’s muck, they say, there’s kyat. Yangon City Development Committee’s hopes of getting out of what is politely called the night-soil trade have been dashed, leaving it neck-deep without a paddle.
Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe, a former general with a reputation as a hardliner, will not stand for re-election and intends to retire, a senior official of the Union Solidarity and Development Party announced yesterday.