The hearing was held in private as security around the courthouse was beefed up, such is the emotion swirling around the case.
In business this week: Burma’s widening trade deficit; new food and drug regulations; raising the quality of Burma’s rubber exports.
Burmese authorities intend to rewrite the outdated 1997 National Food Law.
Burma’s Food and Drug Administration says it is cracking down on the use of use of prohibited chemical dyes in food and cosmetics.
Dangerous chemicals have found their way into many food products in Burma. DVB Debate discusses how a lack of regulation in the food industry has affected the standard of food…
Burma’s Ministry of Health issued a consumer warning to only buy drugs certified by government health authorities as cross-border contraband drugs continue to infiltrate the Burmese market.