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Private household meter boxes permitted for YESC civil servants

The Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC) has allowed private metered electricity boxes for civil servants in particular shared households. Yangon Region minister for Electricity, Industry and Transportation Daw Nilar Kyaw said residents can apply for a household meter with the respective township electricity manager. “When electricity charges were raised in placeswhere residents use ashared meter […]

Ministry to look into Mandalay University food court project

The Ministry of Education has sent a team to Mandalay University to investigate the allegations by students of irregularities in a project to build a food court on the campus that is nearly completed. The three-member team, which arrived in Mandalay on Saturday, is led by Deputy Minister U Win Maw Tun, who said they […]

Experts urge soil tests to help buildings survive earthquake

Geology and construction experts are urging building companies to conduct soil tests before erecting buildings to ensure safety amid increasing earthquakes. Government data show that over 60 earthquakes struck Myanmar in 2017 and about 40 the year before. U Saw Htwe Zaw, vice chairman of the Myanmar Earthquake Committee (MEC), said that under the country’s […]