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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The verification of refugees stranded in the 'no man's land' buffer zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh will be carried out by the two countries with no other involvement.
Young men and women with the potential to shine at sport are spurning opportunities to train for national teams and represent Myanmar abroad because of the meagre salaries on offer.
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.