Villagers in Dala township, Yangon Region, are enjoying the benefits of solar power following the installation of a generator by the Myanmar Red Cross Society. The project was funded by the Belgian-based Bright Foundation.
A joint attempt by the government and private sector to solve many of the problems of Yangon’s traffic congestion is close to collapse.
Yangon’s Kyaikkasan sports ground – a former racecourse – is until April 26 playing host to a combat sport where cutthroat-sharp glass wire is a key ingredient to success and the winner is the last kite standing.
Electoral officials have hailed the low percentage of complaints received following the release of provisional voters’ lists in 10 Yangon townships.
Twenty members of the Myanmar Bartenders Association (MBA) received training in Yangon on April 8 from Brandon Grusd, a finalist in the 2012 Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition.
Worsening traffic and declining incomes have driven many out of the industry, with some turning to taxis instead.
An election commission report into Yangon’s heavily criticised municipal election in December has recommended scrapping the one-vote-per-household rule and allowing all adults over the age of 18 to cast a ballot, commission head U Tin Aye said yesterday.
Bus lines have joined highway authorities in a clampdown on ticket touts.