Burma’s president and military commander-in-chief met Suu Kyi today for talks billed as the first steps towards the transfer of power.
Amidst an ongoing clash between government troops and the Kachin Independence Army, DVB spoke to KIA representative La Nan.
Heavyweights from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) have cast their ballot in Burma’s historic general election.
The ruling party has staked much of its legacy on its building works, from roads to agriculture to the restoration of holy sites.
Over a hundred Burmese voters living in Singapore flew to Rangoon on Friday to cast their ballots before polls close over the weekend.
Kaman Muslims in Arakan State who have lost citizenship rights after being caught up in sectarian violence are hoping the elections will change their fate.