More than 6,000 election observers from nine local organisations have applied to the Union Election Commission, said chairperson Tin Aye.
“Mr Barack Obama came here two times. What happened when he came here? Someone was kissed two times!” blasted Htay Oo at a Hinthada election rally.
Thousands of people attended a USDP campaign rally on Monday in Myaungmya Township, amid suggestions that many were lured by the offer of a free meal.
“I believe that a look at Myanmar’s current landscape will reveal that protectionism still exists,” says a panelist at the Myanmar Global Investment Forum.
President Thein Sein did not engage in discussion about the Myitsone dam project when he met with CPI during his visit to China, says spokesperson Ye Htut.
After the government set the basic wage at 3,600 kyat (US$3) per day, some factory owners have considered redundancy rather than pay workers the increase.