To avoid depleting the stock, fishing has been banned from May to August, when fish are in their juvenile stages, according to fisheries officials. However, enforcing the prohibition is proving complicated, said U Tin Win Myint, director of Yangon Region’s Fisheries Department.
The labour ministry has sued Premier Coffee factory, claiming the company failed to pay 300 workers their overtime fees, labour officials told The Myanmar Times.
Kachin activists protested in Yangon’s Tarmwe township yesterday, urging government officials to make details public surrounding the death of university student Maung Gum Seng Aung who was gunned down by a soldier in Kachin State’s Myitkyina township last month.
Former monk and Saffron Revolution leader U Gambira was released from Insein Prison in Yangon on July 1, after charges related to a 2012 trespassing incident were dropped, according to the Bahan Township Court.
A garment factory in Hlaing Tharyar, whose Taiwanese owner fled the country without paying his workers, was sold in auction for K56.7 million on June 29.
Religious Affairs Minister Thura U Aung Ko has already announced changes to the board of trustees at the famed Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda in Mon State and has now turned his attention to the most famous site of all: Shwedagon Pagoda.