The battle to succeed State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi as the Lower House lawmaker representing Rangoon Division’s Kawhmu township is shaping up to be a crowded contest, with nine candidates registered to compete for the seat in a 1 April by-election.
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At a school renown for discipline and training, former street kids are attempting to get their lives back on track.
Burma opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said she would rather lose the election than win through scandals as she campaigned in her constituency on the fringes of Burma’s commercial capital, Rangoon on Saturday.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s party is pushing the slogan ‘Time for Change’ in Burma. Volunteers in their leader’s electorate say that change begins at home.
Burma’s first mobile library went operational in villages outside of Rangoon earlier this week. As the first rolling library arrived in Sin Chan’s town square in Kawhmu township, children lined[…]
Aung San Suu Kyi visited polling stations to greet voters on Sunday. The NLD leader is contesting a seat in Rangoon division’s Kawhmu township, where support for her is high.
Lightening accompanies tornado that rips through villages in Rangoon division, destroying houses and sucking one man up into the air