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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 […]

Myanmar unveils plans to overhaul court system

YANGON: Myanmar on Wednesday (Dec 17) announced plans to reform its judicial system, a move met with scepticism by lawyers and activists long used to red tape and poor access to justice during the junta era. Courts across the country are to be modernised and committed to “integrity”, independence and the rule of law, according […]

Myanmar’s Work Hopes Still Up in the Air

PANTANAW/YANGON — U Than Zaw shook his head as he stared across the waterlogged fields. “Over there, that’s where my land is,” he said, swinging a tattooed arm out through the bamboo frame of a waterside hut. We were standing just off the road linking Yangon, Myanmar’s heaving commercial capital, with Pantanaw, a flood-prone farming […]