Four explosions detonated at the South Dagon township immigration office yesterday afternoon appear to have been caused by homemade water bottle bombs. The immigration office was the third location to be targeted in similar attacks occurring over the past week, after two retail outlets in Yangon reported similar incidents.
The National League for Democracy’s patron championed the importance of education while acknowledging that some are eager for more rapid improvements to the system at a ceremony marking the 96th anniversary of National Day at the party’s headquarters yesterday.
Representatives from more than 150 civil society organisations gathered in Yangon over this past week to discuss Myanmar’s health system and the role that local organisations can play in improving it.
The state-owned Myanmar Pharmaceutical Factory (MPF) has announced that it is changing the packaging on its BPI-brand pharmaceutical products in a bid to combat an influx of counterfeit products into the local market.
The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement hosted an event this week in Yangon aimed at drafting a national policy for a growing contingent of those over 60 years old.