The first round of a Buddhist literature competition for middle school students will be held on April 8, organisers said last week.
A project to reduce the impact of tsunamis, storm surges, large waves and other natural hazards in low-lying coastal areas has been implemented in parts of Ayeyarwady and Yangon regions, a Department of Meteorology and Hydrology official said last week.
Colour-coded waste disposal bags will range in price from K20 to K80, Yangon City Development Committee said last month. The bags were introduced from April 1 for residents using YCDC dumpsters and will be compulsory from September.
The government has invited US, European and other observers for the April 1 by-elections, an official said last week, allowing international scrutiny of polls seen as a major test of its reform credentials.