An escalation in fighting between the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army and the Tatmadaw near the town of Mong Ko on the China border has emptied villages, while inflaming longstanding tensions over who controls the area.
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A fleet of electric buses in Yangon would help to reduce air and noise pollution and contribute to a better quality of life in the commercial capital.
A Chinese firm involved in a planned US$2.5 billion redevelopment of Yangon Central Railway Station appears on the brink of collapse, with creditors launching legal action to recover loans made to the company.