One of five international observers to Myanmar’s election has raised concerns about preparations for the vote, but also praised a number of steps taken to date.
Thai police used two Muslim Rohingya translators with a very poor grasp of the Thai language to interrogate two Rakhine men accused of murdering British backpackers, it was revealed in court yesterday.
A local official has told a court in Yangon’s Taikkyi township that land claimed by the No 1 Tatmadaw High School is not registered to the military.
Aid workers say relief efforts are much better coordinated now than in any previous natural disaster to hit Myanmar thanks to the opening of the Emergency Operations Centre, while locals allege that gaps in the government-led response have left them starving.
Members of parliament will decide today whether to enact a controversial bill that would enable them to be impeached or suspend debate - a vote that some believe will serve as a bellwether of support for embattled Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann.