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The strategic location of Myanmar is beneficial for India’s economic engagement as well as physical and social connectivity.
Myanmar is set to hold general elections on 8 November amid a second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak. A total of 6,969 candidates from political parties and independent runners will vie for 1,171 seats at three levels of parliament in the polls.
A decade after the first democratic reforms began taking shape after long years of harsh military rule in Myanmar, its citizens are preparing to vote in a national election on Nov. 8. It will be an important test for the country and its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
Senior members of Myanmar’s military and security services have been completely unscathed by “toothless” British sanctions imposed in response to the mass killing of Rohingya in Rakhine state, a rights group said.
The 2020 Myanmar general election is scheduled to be held on November 8. The last election was held in November 2015, during which the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Aung San Suu Kyi won the majority of seats in the National Assembly
Malaysia’s national oil and gas company Petronas has started cutting the workforce at its Yetagun gas condensate field off Myanmar, as output continues to decline at the mature producing asset.
UNHCR calls for solidarity, support and solutions for Rohingya refugees ahead of an urgent donor conference
On the eve of this week’s donor conference for Rohingya refugees, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is stressing today the need for stronger international support and a redoubling of efforts to find solutions for this stateless and displaced population.
The Arakan Army has been employing abduction as a tactic of war with increased brazenness in the last two years.
DAVID SCOTT MATHIESON
Five towns in Shan State have been designated as tourism cities with the aim of improving Myanmar tourism in the post-COVID-19 period, said U Soe Nyunt Lwin, Shan State Planning and Finance minister.
Salai Tun Tun
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights said ASEAN had been hampered by its own institutional structure, which allowed member state Myanmar the space to “set the parameters of ASEAN’s engagement”.