Private investigating services are illegal, says police

Myanmar’s first private investigating services company is illegal, says Myanmar’s police. The Ministry of Home Affairs has yet to receive any report or registration for the said company, The Myanmar Times was told. “They are operating illegally and not following the law,” said the ministry’s police force spokesperson, Police Captain Myo Thu Soe. He said […]

Pills, terrorism concern water festival police

Police are cracking down on sex, drugs and terrorism in advance of this year’s Thingyan festivities. Revellers planning on a bacchus may have to dampen their expectations as police plan to seize what they call “sex arousal” pills and will also be raiding guesthouses and hotels during the celebration. The authorities warn that unknown side […]

Private Security Gets Government Backup

The Ministry of Home Affairs has started discussions with private security service providers in Myanmar for the development of a Private Security Service Law, according to Col Tin Win, Yangon Minister for Border Affairs and Security. The ministry is also handling other necessary preparations on the government side for the law, which is expected to […]