Myanmar’s Upper House Begins Discussing Education Law Amendments

Myanmar’s upper house of parliament began discussions today on amendments to the controversial education law, as authorities released 20 people arrested earlier this month during a brutal police crackdown on students and others protesting against the current legislation. Eight lawmakers in the upper house want to include specific changes to the current education law such […]

Myanmar and China broker rice paddy agreement

A spokesman from the Farmers Development Public Company announced that China and Myanmar will embark on a joint agricultural development venture this coming year. The two nations have agreed to cooperatively cultivate rice paddies on Myanmar land. China will supply the fertilizer for these fields and has arranged to purchase the harvested rice at local […]