The National League for Democracy is keen to avoid a repeat of the in-fighting that dogged candidate selection in 2015, but its recruitment of “elders” for the task has made some cry foul.
It’s important to distinguish between China and oversees ethnic Chinese when discussing three controversial projects in Kayin State, despite claims they are being implemented as part of the Belt and Road Initiative.
BY Yun Sun
Nearly 100 Rohingya from Myanmar, including 30 children, have been rescued from a rickety wooden boat off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island, a maritime official said Wednesday.
On Yangon’s outskirts, semi-lockdowns to combat the spread of COVID-19 and the economic effects of the pandemic are exacerbating already high rates of domestic violence.