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Nursery education plan reaches Pyithu Hluttaw for debate

A proposal urging the government to set strategic plans for nursery education and investment in early child care and development service has been submitted to Pyithu Hluttaw, which will discuss on the issue. U Sai Oo Kham, Pyithu Hluttaw MP for Theinni constituency submitted the proposal on October 17. MPs agreed to bring the matter […]

Pay Hike for Civil Servants Unlikely

Hopes for a pay rise this month will likely remain a pipe dream for civil servants, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Finance. The ministry official said no recommendation on increasing the salaries of civil servants had been made during the parliament meeting to discuss the Union budget, denying rumours that […]

Parliament passes condominium law

Mired in legislative gridlock until the dying days of the outgoing government, the condominium law finally squeaked through parliament on January 22 after years of back-and-forth argument between the upper and lower houses. The president still has to approve the law, but in principle foreigners will now have the right to buy up to 40 […]