Young people from different fields have established a “peace network” to coordinate their activities. Most of the participants – about 30 people from 10 groups – have received training on the peacemaking process, organisers said.
Experts have urged the government to improve communications infrastructure between the nation’s universities, many of which have few or no internet connections.
A group of farmers from Hlaing Tharyar protested for the fourth time in front of the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development in downtown Yangon last week, after earlier pleas for help received no response.
After a wait of several decades, residents of U-To sub-township will soon get a road linking their communities with nearby Okpo in western Bago Region thanks to the philanthropy of a Yangon-based company.
Generation Wave is aiming to collect 676,767 signatures as part of its “Ever Peace 67” campaign, which aims to end conflict in Kachin State and dispel notions that many Myanmar are disconnected from the fighting.
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism in cooperation with a non-profit foundation will this week launch a draft policy on responsible tourism at a workshop in Nay Pyi taw, according to an adviser to the ministry.