Angry supporters of a monk in Mogok are vowing to take to the streets in their thousands to protest against his arrest for illegal mining.
Parliament is to start debating today a second round of major changes to the constitution with MPs holding little hope that the military bloc, holding an effective power of veto, will give the necessary green light following their rejection last week of an earlier set of suggested amendments to Myanmar’s 2008 charter.
The Tatmadaw has accused the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) of firing several artillery rounds in the area of the 105 Mile trading zone in Muse township in northern Shan State, which is also the country’s most important border crossing for trade with China.
A scheme to regularise Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand seems to be running aground as workers find it is both unreliable and expensive.
Sayadaw Ashin Khemacara says donation contract shows he is entitled to stay put as long as he is alive.