Protest Against Fuel Station Held in South Oakkalapa

YANGON- Residents took to the street sto protest on Tuesday morning against a City Energy fuel station being opened near Parami road and Pinya in Ward No.5, South Okakalapa Township, Yangon. The protesters want to see the station closed due to fire hazard. “Mainly, dwellers are now worrying about fire hazard because fuel station has been situated […]

At least 12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing

YANGON: A landslide in Myanmar’s northern jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and many more are missing, officials said Tuesday (May 24), the latest deadly accident to hit the shadowy but lucrative industry. The bodies were recovered after a wall of unstable earth collapsed Monday night following heavy rain in the town […]