Yangon Region ministers have refused to support a proposal to form parliamentary committees, insisting that there is no need for MPs to monitor their activities.
Police are hunting three bus conductors who allegedly attacked three passengers with wooden poles in Yangon's Ahlone township.
Waste management in Yangon will be transferred to the private sector within one year but municipal officials insist it will not result in higher waste collection costs for residents.
Demonstrations gathered outside of the Bangladesh embassy in Yangon on March 26 to voice their anger over a recent article published by the Dhaka Tribune newspaper suggesting that parts of Rakhine State join Bangladesh.
A plan to turn Yangon’s trash into electricity has hit a snag, with Yangon City Development Committee still unsure how to manage the potentially dangerous residual ash from two planned incinerators.