Hopes are rising that elections can soon be held in the nine Rakhine State townships where voting was cancelled on November 8, but the National League for Democracy seems unconvinced.
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Wong Heang Fine, the chief executive of Surbana Jurong, on the Singaporean company’s role in Myanmar’s urban and industrial renaissance.
Security forces were surrounding the Union Solidarity and Development Party headquarters in Nay Pyi Taw on August 13 amid the removal of Thura U Shwe Mann as party chairman.
President U Thein Sein’s consolidation of power over the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party in a putsch that removed his main rival for the presidency was in the interests of party unity, the USDP said a statement on August 13.
Myanmar’s COVID-19 response is at a crossroads, and something has to give
More than two months after they were introduced, residents and officials in Yangon are increasingly ignoring stay-at-home orders, yet the government insists infection rates need to fall before they can be rolled back.