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The death toll from the devastating mudslide in Mawchi has risen to 18, with dozens left homeless in the Karenni State town, according to relief workers.
UEC Chairman Tin Aye has proposed postponing the 8 November election due to recent flooding and landslides across the country.
Burma’s Ministry of Home Affairs has removed three rebel groups from a list of unlawful associations, and two from a list of terrorist groups.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Naw Zipporah Sein and Min Ko Naing have pulled out of the signing ceremony for a historic ceasefire agreement.
A Chinese embassy spokesman hit out at what he referred to as “other countries who want to damage China’s image by meddling in Sino-Burmese relations.”