Despite a number of recent policy changes in the education sector, parents and teachers in Yangon say they expect conditions in classrooms to change little for the 2013-14 school year.
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Confusion prevails, as YCDC remains in charge of taxi registration, not Ma Hta Tha bus service regulator as previously announced.
Plans to sort out Yangon’s traffic have hit a snag as the newly-created Yangon City Public Transport Authority (YCPTA) was abolished on May 29.
A land dispute near the Thilawa Special Economic Zone has intensified as the Myanmar Navy looks to file criminal charges against farmers.
Yangon’s circle line may see special carriages added to its trains on a permanent basis, if trials running since April 17 prove successful.
Twelve workers at the Taw Win factory have been detained, reportedly under laws relating to trespass, peaceful protest and assembly.
Yangon transport chiefs have pledged to reduce traffic jams within six months, improving the situation for the city’s some 2.5 million commuters.
Activist Ko Htin Kyaw has been jailed for refusing to put up bail after staging a protest calling for charges to be laid against former Senior General Than Shwe’s grandson.
Two new waste disposal plants will use Yangon’s trash to generate electricity and natural gas for vehicles.
A man from Thaketa township has been sentenced to 37 years prison for the murder of a 16-year-old girl.
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