In Kawhmu, a rural district south of Rangoon, elderly voters, perhaps those most used to an early wake-up, file into the voting booth.
Post-imperialist nation-building is still a work in progress in many ASEAN states, and democratisation has therefore not yet fully taken shape. Without sincere reforms and well-balanced wealth sharing, it won’t be long before people in Burma start to press for meaningful change, as in its neighbouring countries.
Renovations to begin after lengthy court battle between the opposition leader and her estranged brother over ownership of the house
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