The under-pressure developers of a controversial housing and commercial district in Rangoon say the government supports continuing the project.
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A senior military MP opined on Tuesday that constitutional Article 436 should not be amended due to Burma’s ‘democratic inexperience’.
UEC Chairman Tin Aye has banned political parties from campaigning in military barracks in the lead-up to the general elections later this year.
While the opening of the first Myanmar-Laos Friendship Bridge brings economic benefits, it has also raised concerns over drug trafficking.
The winner of the 2015 Behler Turtle Conservation Award has been announced, with this year’s title rewarding Dr Kalyar Platt for her work in Burma.