They're not yet in office, but the National League for Democracy clean-up campaign has already begun. Party leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi led the way yesterday, picking up garbage in her Kawhmu, Yangon Region, constituency.
A major police investigation involving checks at airports, hotels, motels and inns has resulted in the arrest of a Bulgarian national charged with fraudulently withdrawing millions of kyat from ATM machines.
Hopes are rising that Patrick Kum Jaa Lee, the Kachin humanitarian worker now in Insein Prison for alleged violation of the Telecommunications Law, could be freed on bail, or even have the case against him dismissed.
It's over. One of Yangon’s most tangled and long-running criminal cases collapsed yesterday as a township judge dismissed charges against U Ottara, known as London Sayadaw, as well as the four monks charged alongside him.
Ethnic parties whose winning candidates will be sworn in as MPs next month are eager to discuss a wide range of matters with the majority National League for Democracy – but no timetable or plan exists for such a meeting.
Activists marked International Human Rights Day yesterday by setting an agenda for the next government.
Flyovers are not enough to relieve congestion, city heritage experts have been told.
Myanmar has come under renewed pressure to lift itself from the bottom rung of countries to have ratified key international human rights treaties.