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Tailor Shop Family Accused of Abuse and Enslavement to be Formally Charged

On Thursday a court will decide on the charges with which to prosecute six family members for torturing and enslaving two children in a downtown Rangoon tailoring shop for five years. Ko Latt, 63, Tin Thuzar, 59, Tin Min Latt, 37, Yarzar Tun, 25, Su Mon Latt, 27, and Thiri Latt, 37, who ran Ava […]

Child workers to be surveyed in six Yangon townships

​​ The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement will conduct a survey on underage child workers in six townships in Yangon to inform efforts to provide education and health services to out-of-school children, said Minister Dr Win Myat Aye at the Upper House. He added: “The ministry launched its survey in Sanchaung and Kamayut […]

Govt to hold press conferences on its 100-day undertakings

The government will hold press conferences on its 100-day undertakings in Nay Pyi Taw, the Ministry of Information said yesterday. The press conference will begin today with four ministries—the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Border Affairs and Ministry of Electricity and Energy —giving briefings and answering media questions. The schedules are subject to change […]