Judges should make decision reasonably and wisely, winning trust of people: Yangon Chief Minister

Judges should strive to assess cases and give verdicts reasonably and wisely, winning the trust of the people, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein. The move came from the speech of the Yangon Chief Minister to the coordination meeting of regional judicial related departments and organizations regarding judicial strategic plan (2018-2020) held at the […]

Analysis: Yangon Public Losing Patience With Mercurial Chief Minister

Of Myanmar’s 14 state and regional chief ministers, few have seen such highs and lows in terms of their public approval as Yangon’s U Phyo Min Thein. In 2016, the country’s biggest nationalist group, Ma Ba Tha, threatened to target him with a nationwide protest after he vowed to wipe the group out. In response, […]

Workers going to Thailand hits record high in January

The number of Myanmar workers migrating to Thailand with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in hand hit a record high of 16,988 in late January. An official at the Friendship Bridge said the number of workers leaving with an MoU “has hit a record high as more than 500 workers migrate to Thailand every day.” […]

Mitsubishi Estate to build Myanmar’s ‘Marunouchi’

Tokyo- Major real estate firm Mitsubishi Estate Co. is planning to start a roughly 50 billion yen (about $438,616,000) redevelopment project featuring office buildings, apartments and hotels in what is now a run-down district in front of a central train station in Yangon, Myanmar. Mitsubishi Estate plans to draw on its experience of developing Tokyo’s […]