has drawn-up a far-reaching plan to impose punitive measures on civil servants refusing to join the CDM movement.
Aung San, who is the father of State Counsellor Suu Kyi, is widely accredited with winning independence from the British in 1947.
Muskets and melodies kicked off celebrations for the 70th Chin National Day in Mindat, Chin State, on Monday, commemorating the remote region’s long struggle for democracy and self-determination.
More than 1,200 civilians from western Chin State have fled to neighbouring India.
Several days of constant rains have caused rivers to burst their banks in western Chin State, with the townships of Falam and Kalay particularly affected.
Chin State has suffered particularly erratic rainfall, landslides and floods. But new adaptation programs are aiming to prepare farming communities for future changes in the climate and improve food security.