The virus has been particularly problematic in the areas of the country hardest hit by flooding in August.
Party leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi might be telling voters to only consider the party when voting, but National League for Democracy candidates in Yangon’s Pabedan township insist it’s important residents know who they are supporting.
Election commission mediates after NDA-K chief warns NLD candidates not to campaign in his territory.
Government hopes of signing a genuine nationwide ceasefire agreement after nearly two years of negotiations appeared to have collapsed last night after leaders of only seven armed ethnic groups said they were ready to sign, possibly next month.
Leaders of the Ma Ba Tha branch in northern Shan State say they are targeting Muslim cattle smugglers, amid concerns that the organisation is raising religious tension ahead of the elections.
A “cheating” offence in the century-old criminal code is often the only recourse for abandoned mothers.