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Mangrove forest’s establishments documented in Parliament

The Pyithu Hluttaw recorded a motion calling for the establishment of mangrove forests in Dedaye Township, Ayeyawady Region during its session on June 7, 2016. Altogether 11 Pyithu Hluttaw  representatives seconded the motion, stressing the need to establish mangrove forests

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Pyithu Hluttaw to discuss proposed suspension of jetty construction in Yangon

The Pyithu Hluttaw agreed to discuss a motion to suspend construction works on a 20 acre land plot situated between Botahtaung Pagoda Road and Bo Aung Kyaw Terminal in Yangon on June 3, 2016. U Tin Maung Win of Seikkan Constituency who submitted the proposal told the Pyithu

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Union government urged to adopt political prisoner definition

Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Pe Than called on the Union government to define exactly what the term ‘political prisoner’ means on June 2, 2016, stressing the need to make those imprisoned for their political activities separate from inmates held for committing crimes.  It

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Pyithu Hluttaw to discuss motion calling for measures against deforestation in Magwe Region

The Pyithu Hluttaw agreed to discuss a motion calling on the Union government to take necessary measures against deforestation and other environmental degradation in western Magwe Region during its 37th day session on June 1, 2016. Daw Yin Min Hline, who submitted the motion,

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Rights Group Calls to repeal acts in Ward or Village Tract Administration Law

Fortify rights is urging the Myanmar lawmakers to repeal certain acts in the Ward or Village tract Administration Law, that requires residents to submit overnight guest lists and allows authorities to raid the houses of citizens who do not obey the law. “Guest registration and

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Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 34th day with Q&A session

The La Gun Pyin water supply project, aimed at supplying water to Yangon Region’s South Dagon Township, is set to begin from July 2021, said Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr Tun Win on May 27, 2016. The deputy minister told the Pyithu Hluttaw during its 34th day

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Two emergency motions over Kachin disaster put on record at Pyithu Hluttaw

Two emergency motions over disaster-related damage to transportation infrastructure and public property in Kachin State were put on record at the Pyithu Hluttaw on  May 26, 2016.U Zone Teint of the Chiphwe constituency tabled a motion calling  for  prompt  repair  of  a road

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Pyithu Hluttaw approves bills revoking People’s Council Law and State Council Law

The Pyithu Hluttaw.entered its 32nd day session, approving the bills

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Pyithu Hluttaw continues with Q&A session

The Pyithu Hluttaw entered its 31st day session with a question and answer session on the construction sector on 24 May, 2016. In his response to a question on road construction in Rakhine State, Union Minister U Win Khaing said that a motorway connecting Rambre Township to

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Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 28th day

The Pyithu Hluttaw entered its 28  day session yesterday with Union ministers responding to questions regarding a cash assistance program for monastic school teachers across the country and the upgrading of a rural Road in Shan State (East). Th In his reply, Union Minister for Religious Affairs

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