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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Mr Sudhir Shetty saw a transformed Myanmar when he returned to Yangon last month to speak at a World Bank event as its chief economist for East Asia and the Pacific. In an earlier role, 20 years ago, Shetty was the World Bank’s senior country economist for Myanmar. He spoke to Frontier’s Kyaw Phone Kyaw.
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.