The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will announce in the coming weeks the winners of a tender for 30 solar projects that received more than 150 bids, many from Chinese companies.
A lack of job opportunities in Mon State has turned some migrants to smugglers in order to cross back into Thailand illegally.
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Myanmar’s Cholia Muslims have been celebrating a special and long-awaited anniversary that it hopes will raise its profile as it struggles to preserve its identity.
A committee tasked with implementing the recommendations of Kofi Annan’s Rakhine State Advisory Commission says it has made progress over the past six months, highlighting the planned closure of three IDP camps in the state.
Out of the wild: Myanmar’s controversial plan to harvest endangered species
Legalising commercial farming of rare species will undercut poachers, says Myanmar’s Forest Department, but conservationists expect the move to lead to increased demand.