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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Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as an operation against suspected rebels entered a third week.
A Chinese firm involved in a planned US$2.5 billion redevelopment of Yangon Central Railway Station appears on the brink of collapse, with creditors launching legal action to recover loans made to the company.
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.