Burma is currently implementing a 15-year World Bank plan to bring electricity to more than seven million households by 2030.
One policeman was injured and at least five people were arrested in clashes on Monday as authorities in Rangoon demolished a shanty town to clear the land for development.
Phyo Min Thein pledges to crack down on instigators of religious conflict, vowing that his government will take action against those stoking tensions following recent altercations involving Buddhists and Muslims…
Lawmakers in Rangoon’s divisional parliament are demanding a wide-ranging review of rental contracts that they suspect were awarded at knockdown prices under the previous military-backed administration of President Thein Sein.
Two Muslim schools remain closed in Rangoon’s Thaketa Township as authorities say they are investigating the schools’ eligibility to hold prayer services.
The report submitted to Rangoon’s regional assembly highlights the matter of awarding development and construction projects to firms without any requests for tender.