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Locals in the Kachin town of Laiza fear renewed clashes between government and ethnic forces, after an artillery shell landed close to a boarding school.
Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday that the parliament’s majority failed to uphold the people’s hope for change after the legislative vote that retained contentious provisions of Burma’s constitution.
This week in business; negotiations for a minimum wage begin in Rangoon, Burma looks to wind farms for energy supply, and companies cash in on tourism boom.
From Sandoway on the western coast to Tavoy in the south, several towns and cities areas are pelted by torrents of rain, resulting in floods.
The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy will be the only major ethnic party to contest the election in Namhkam Township against the USDP, NLD and NUP.