As a new parliament convenes, the mood among MPs is far removed from the euphoria of five years ago, but the ruling party says it’s untroubled by electoral fraud allegations from the pro-military opposition.
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As a new parliament convenes, the mood among MPs is far removed from the euphoria of five years ago, but the ruling party says it’s untroubled by electoral fraud allegations from the pro-military opposition.
The media-shy Renaissance Institute, a think-tank, prefers to keep a low profile but has had high-level influence on the National League for Democracy’s long-awaited economic policy.
Environmentalists are campaigning to prevent the destruction of the nation’s remaining mangrove forests because they provide protection from extreme weather and support a rich variety of marine life.

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