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On August 30, nationalist Buddhists commemorated state religion day, commemorating 54 years since Myanmar’s post-independence parliament declared Buddhism the official religion.
Surveying the tiny concrete cube where he must live with four relatives, MP U Ohn Kyaing is once again reminded of his time as a political prisoner.
Nineteen election candidates in northern Rakhine State have been barred from running by the district sub-election commission, which called into question their residency status and the citizenship of their parents.
Growing numbers of Myanmar holidaymakers, including pilgrims to religious sites in Thailand, are finding that travelling cross-border by car is only half the price of going by air, travel agents are saying.