A fire tore through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Thursday, leaving no casualties but destroying more than 550 shanty homes.
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A senior Htoo Group official says damage to wiring at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel was the reason why some fire alarms failed to activate during a blaze on October 19 in which two people died.
Pathein is as famous for its halawa as its hand-made umbrellas, but inferior products have prompted manufacturers to agree on production standards aimed at protecting the quality and image of the sweet dessert.