The 300-acre landfill site caught fire on Saturday afternoon. Initially, 150 firefighters and 24 fire vehicles were deployed to extinguish the flames.
Police Staff-Sergeant Ye Thiha was fatally stabbed in the chest on 8 September during a neighbourhood watch programme.
Four persons have died and more than 600 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever reported so far this year in Rangoon Division.
“The Premier Coffee Company has now agreed to backdate its outstanding wages to the workers,” said FGLLID’s Chit Paw.
Around 100 workers of the Lawun Htet Tha garment factory in Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone have gone on strike in protest against late salary payments.
In Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township, slums for the poor sit uncomfortably next to new, gated communities for the wealthy.