NLD holds 396 seats in final count

Final poll numbers show the National League for Democracy clinching 396 seats in the Union Parliament, 138 in the Upper House (Amyotha Hluttaw) and 258 in the Lower House (Pyithu Hluttaw). It won six more seats than in 2015. The rival Union Solidarit

Parliament to vote on constitutional amendments

Parliament will vote next week on proposed amendments to the 2008 constitution, a long-awaited vote that has met fierce opposition and support on each sides. The proposed amendments were written by the Charter Amendment Committee, which recommended 1
Local carrier Air Mandalay halt services

Defunct airlines face lawsuit despite industry upturn

The government may sue two defunct airlines if they fail to pay their debts by May. Air Mandalay and Asian Wings Airways owe the government a combined MMK 93.72 million, or USD 64,400, deputy minister of Transport and Communications U Kyaw Myo told p
Containers in port

New law aims to reduce imports

The Myanmar parliament has passed legislation designed to limit foreign imports, boost domestic manufacturing and strengthen the Myanmar kyat. The new law calls for the formation of a new Committee for Preventing an Increased Quantity of Imports (und