A court in Yangon’s Shwe Pyi Thar township yesterday sentenced four men and two women to a month in prison for holding an unlawful protest outside the court over an earlier trial of a fellow political activist.
Yangon Region electoral officials are scrambling to correct voters’ lists that contain some surprising omissions. U Kyaw, Yangon Region MP for Thingangyun township, says his name is not on the list.
Traffic congestion and lack of human resources push licensing department to abandon practical driving tests, while only one-third pass theory exams.
Taxi drivers from out of town are lost in Yangon, exasperated passengers are complaining.
Yangon’s Eastern District Court yesterday sentenced three people to 10 years’ imprisonment for their role in trafficking a Yangon woman to China, where she was sold off as a bride and had a baby.
Upward of 150 Buddhist nationalists converged at a rally in Yangon’s Tarmwe township yesterday, protesting against international pressure over the migrant boat crisis, as well as perceived bias in foreign media coverage.
A deal on compensation for local residents seems to have unlocked the way to the long-awaited bridge over the Yangon River linking downtown Yangon with Dala township.