Myanmar faces entrenched drug problem

Yangon, Myanmar – The eradication of illegal narcotics has been declared a top priority by Myanmar’s new civilian government under Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. State Chancellor Suu Kyi instructed government ministers to implement a ramped-up, 100-day plan at the start of May, according to U Zaw Htay, deputy director general of the President’s Office. […]

Muse economic zone gets green light

The development of a 288-acre Special Economic Zone in Muse, Shan State, has been announced at a joint shareholder meeting of Myanmar construction companies Great Hawkham Public and New Star Light on June 15, according to state-run The New Light of Myanmar. The urbanization project is likely to sit on the bank of the Shweli […]