- Human rights less important than ‘nationalism’, says senior monk
- City of dreams: Regional govt draws fire on city expansion contract
- Peace team to get hluttaw approval for ceasefire text
- Govt backtracks on city expansion project
- Health ministry proposes higher alcohol taxes to reduce drinking
- Senior general orders investigation into Lahu militia death
- US firm’s $480m investment to tackle Mandalay power woes
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:38 PM PDT
A Senior Buddhist monk has urged political parties to prioritise "nationalism" – or "the interest of national ethnic groups and citizens" – over human rights.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:33 PM PDT
The Yangon Region government's proposal for a massive city expansion project with a mysterious public company linked to Chinese interests has sparked intense debate.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:19 PM PDT
The government has promised armed ethnic groups that agreements arising out of the nationwide ceasefire and subsequent political dialogue will be enshrined in legislation, peace negotiators from both sides say.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:16 PM PDT
The Yangon Region government has backtracked on its controversial decision to award the contract for a 30,000-acre city expansion project to a little-known public company, announcing that it would instead conduct a tender.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:12 PM PDT
Health chiefs are planning to rein in alcohol use through a five-point plan to improve the nation's health – and maybe cut crime.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 07:34 PM PDT
Commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has launched an investigation into the killing of a member of a Lahu people's militia in eastern Shan State in June, sources in the area say.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 07:25 PM PDT
Myanmar will see a boost in power from a solar project that backers say could produce up to 12 percent of the country's power generation when it becomes fully operational.
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