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 proposed expansion of a Shwe Taung cement plant in Tharzi has run up against opposition, but supporters of the International Finance Corporation-backed project argue it will raise standards in the sector.
National Security Adviser U Thaung Tun says the government will only allow those who can prove citizenship and residence to return from Bangladesh.
State Counsellor’s Office spokesman U Zaw Htay tells Frontier about military activities in Maungdaw District in the wake of the August 25 attacks.
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.