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Nationalist Protesters do not Represent Majority: Government

The government has announced that the protesting monks in Yangon and Mandalay represent neither the majority of the Sangha mass nor the people’s wishes. The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture released the statement on August 3 concerning the week-long protest of about 100 nationalists including some monks against the government, alleging those in power […]

No Free Pass For Student MP

A sitting lawmaker in the Yangon Region legislature isn’t getting a free pass on final exams due to his position, the Department of Higher Education has confirmed, while acknowledging that all government employees enrolled in tertiary study are entitled to certain concessions – within reason. U Naing Ngan Lin, an National League for Democracy MP […]