RCSS Vows Restraint During Election Period

Ma Mya Wun Yan — The Restoration Counsel for Shan State (RCSS), one of Burma's strongest armed groups says it will do its best to prevent the outbreak of fighting during the election period. The comments were made by U Sai Oo, director of the group's liaison office in the Shan State capital Taunggyi.

Interview About Cancellation Of Voting In Eastern Karen State

“Kyain Seikgyi Township’s residents do not want to lose their voting rights because of security reasons”

Sa Ai Sue — The Karen Information Center (KIC) interviewed Sa Kyaw Swar, village tract administrator from Kyonkhawun village in Karen State’s Kyain Seikgyi Township. He has lost his voting rights due to the cancellation of voting in many areas in his township.

Interview with Daw Pan Yi Mon National Party Candidate Daw Pan Yi

Khine Nwe Oo — “I will focus on uplifting the role of women and the search for employment. As I’ve already calculated the daily domestic living cost for women, I will give priority to reducing all commodity prices,” Daw Pan Yi told BNI. She is running from the Mon National Party for the Tanintharyi Region/State
Parliament from Kawthoung Constituency No 2.

Interview with U NLD Candidate for Chipwe Township Kyaw Kyaw Oo

“I want to uplift the basic lives of people from remote areas”

Thura Linn — BNI Newsroom staff interviewed U Kyaw Kyaw Oo, an Upper House candidate from the National League for Democracy (NLD), who was recently attacked during his campaign rally in Kanhphan Village in the Kachin State’s Chipwe Township.

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