Mandalay Court Collects US$227,000 for American’s Bail in Cannabis Plantation Case

MANDALAY—The Myingyan District Court in Mandalay ordered a bail bondsman involved a prominent cannabis case to pay 325 million kyats (US$227,000) on Tuesday, as the US citizen involved in the case has failed to appear in court in violation of his bail. Dr. Khin Maung Win, a bail bondsman for US citizen John Fredric Todoroki, […]

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot

A Myanmar court on Tuesday allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated. John Frederic Todoroki and two Myanmar co-workers appeared in court in Mandalay region’s Myingyan district for the first time since their April 23 arrests. They could face charges carrying […]

Sustainable Yangon Relies on Waterfront and Railway

Yangon has a framework to become a sustainable city, with three key areas which need to be prioritised for development in order to develop the city’s sustainability, said Robert Marshall, director of planning and landscape of Canada-based urban planning firm B+H Architects. Pedestrian routes through historic central business district (CBD) areas, water bus transport and […]