“Aung San Suu Kyi has a lot of responsibilities,” he said. “That’s why she is transferring some tasks to Kyaw Tin.”
NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi will stay on as minister of foreign affairs and President’s Office minister, but give up her education and energy portfolios.
Two senior government officials have been sacked in connection with unregulated jade mining operations in the country’s north.
Twelve Muslim men were sentenced to five years jail time for alleged links to the ‘Myanmar Muslim Army’ — the existence of which has been called into doubt.
The government is set to work with Facebook to delete any accounts on the social network that incite personal attacks during the upcoming election.
MNDAA blame Burmese army for Laogai violence as the government say they will “do everything that is necessary” to confront them.