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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A planned law to protect women could see the repeal of some sections of four controversial laws enacted by the previous government, a prospect that has angered nationalist leaders.
Nationalist leaders are in uproar over a planned law to protect women, which could see the partial repeal of four controversial laws enacted by the previous government.
Soaring mobile phone use has driven a boom in installing rooftop transmission towers, and some companies are striving to ensure that they intrude on urban skylines as little as possible.
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.