A series of tragic deaths from electrocution has forced Burma’s largest city to try to untangle the mess that its power grid has fallen into after decades of neglect.
The loan, to be distributed through the Mya Sein Yaung micro-finance scheme, will be used to support businesses and livelihoods in 401 villages.
Residents from 22 villages around the town of Tigyaing said they lost a total of 16,632 acres to land grabs by the military government between 2005 and 2008 to make…
According to the Mandalay municipality, more than 700 stalls or spots in those areas are frequently utilised by illegal hawkers.
Burma’s business community is eagerly awaiting an announcement this week from the ruling National League for Democracy about its economic policies.
A solar-powered aircraft successfully completes the first fuel-free flight around the world after an epic 16-month voyage.