An activist places cutouts on the ground in Mahabandoola Park in Yangon on August 8, 2016 to mark the 28th anniversary of a general strike, one of the key events of the 1988 uprising. (AFP)
Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness played a key role in sparking the 1988 uprising, and hopes that those bearing mental and physical wounds inflicted under junta rule will eventually be able to find closure.
Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness played a key role in sparking the 1988 uprising, and hopes that those bearing mental and physical wounds inflicted under junta rule will eventually be able to find closure.

တိုင်းရင်းသားရေးရာ ဝန်ကြီးဌာနသည် ပြည်တွင်းငြိမ်းချမ်းရေးနှင့် ဖက်ဒရယ်စနစ် ထွန်းကားရေးအတွက် အားကောင်းသော အထောက်အပံ့တစ်ခု ဖြစ်လာမည်ဟုလည်း တိုင်းရင်းသား အမတ်များက မျှော်လင့်နေကြသည်

သမဝါယမ၊ ရထားပို့ဆောင်ရေး၊ အားကစားနှင့် သိပ္ဗံနှင့် နည်းပညာဝန်ကြီးဌာနများကို ပယ်ဖျက်သွားမည်ဖြစ်သည်

U Henry Van Thio, 58, was nominated last week as the Amyotha Hluttaw’s candidate for the vice-presidency. The National League for Democracy member was elected in November to Chin State-3 constituency in what is also known as the House of Nationalities. Almost completely unknown, even among politicians in his home state, the ethnic Chin Christian lawmaker was an army officer and employee of the Ministry of Industry before joining the NLD. He spoke to Frontier’s Mratt Kyaw Thu in Nay Pyi Taw on March 10.

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