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Yangon authorities ill-equipped to prevent puddle electrocutions: MP

Yangon authorities ill-equipped to prevent puddle electrocutions: MP

Four days after a 13-year-old boy was killed by a downed power line submerged in a deep, murky puddle in his neighborhood, several branches of the Yangon government convened to...

Yangon authorities ignored reports of fallen power line that electrocuted boy

Yangon authorities ignored reports of fallen power line that electrocuted boy

A 13-year-old boy was killed on a South Okkalapa street on Friday as he was walking through a puddle in which a downed power line was submerged. The moment of the boy’s death...

Myanmar hails taxi driver who died confronting assassin

Myanmar hails taxi driver who died confronting assassin

A Myanmar taxi driver was hailed as a national hero at his funeral on Tuesday, two days after he was killed trying to stop a gunman who murdered a prominent Muslim lawyer....

Thousands attend funeral of murdered Myanmar Muslim lawyer

Thousands attend funeral of murdered Myanmar Muslim lawyer

Thousands of mourners gathered on Monday to bury a top Muslim lawyer and adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi, who was gunned down outside Yangon airport in what the ruling party...

Decaying body found in South Okkalapa mobile shop

Decaying body found in South Okkalapa mobile shop

Police discovered the body of a woman in a mobile shop in South Okkalapa Township during the night of January 23. They came to the shop after the owner, who lives next door,...