As campaigning begins, local parties are preparing to face-off against the big guns of the NLD and USDP at this year’s general election in Karenni State.
Kubota, a Japanese agricultural equipment firm, is reportedly set to construct a machinery assembly plant in the Thilawa.
A local candidate for the NLD said he is anticipating a hard fight against the ruling USDP in the Papun Township polls due a large military population.
Interview with Nang Htwe Hmone, the only woman in the Central Executive Committee of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.
The manifesto pledges to make the military “strategically efficient”, equip it with advanced technology, and include it in the executive system.