Those wishing to open a private school can now apply, say education officials. The education ministry says application forms will be available from the district education offices later this month.
Religious leaders from four major faiths in Myanmar called for an end to violence and discrimination against women during an International Women’s Day debate in Yangon over the weekend.
Myanmar's human rights commission has slammed a steel factory for abusing its workers.
The heat is on. Temperatures are set to rise markedly in mid-March and the month as a whole is set to be warmer than March last year, weather experts say – but it will not be the hottest month this year.