Dr. Zaw Myint Maung talks about the NLD’s landslide win, the move from national to regional parliament and the challenges Mandalay Region is facing.
Burma’s Ministry of Defence announces that several senior ranking military officials, including the naval chief-of-staff, have been “allowed to retire”.
Conflict rages in the Kokang region. Meanwhile, a three-month presidential decree imposing martial law is set to expire on 17 May.
Burma’s Ministry of Defence on Tuesday proposed a 1.2 trillion kyat (US$1.2 billion) budget for the coming year, the highest amount requested by any government ministry.
Burma’s defence minister promised the country’s parliament on Tuesday to return just over 18,000 of the approximately 300,000 acres of land confiscated by the military