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Burma’s progress in achieving gender equality was under the spotlight in Naypyidaw on Friday during a review of the country’s National Strategic Plan for the Advancement of Women.
A recent report indicating that Canadian and Burmese officials are discussing future military cooperation has raised alarm bells.
The victim, a young woman, was allegedly murdered by her lover, an air force serviceman, in Okshitpin town on 30 September.
The NLD is pressing charges against two men accused of insulting the party’s chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi in a drunken, obscenity-laced rant.
According to Shan media, the Wa army sent reinforcements and supplies to hill stations recently seized from the NDAA on 4- 5 October.