One Rangoon philanthropist is helping new arrivals to saddle up onto the trishaw, as a simple and popular job.
Lower house speaker calls for parliamentary commission to submit at least seven options for electoral systems – including proportional representation and first-past-the-post – that could be suitable to Burma.
Dozens of villagers defy a 3 October deadline ordered by local police to dismantle their camp and leave their protest site in Rangoon city centre.
Burma’s nascent internet industry has seen rampant abuse by extremist groups spreading misinformation, inciting violence and circulating false reports and pictures.
Rangoon’s police force has just over 5,000 officers, enforcing the law and dealing with the crime in a city of more than seven million people.