The KIA runs education programs that teach hundreds of youths at various levels and even include college institutions, but none are recognised by the government.
Several Buddhist monks say the nationalist movement is divisive and politicised, and represents only a minority within the monkhood.
NLD lawmaker Aye Aye Mu raises the alarm on drug abuse among youths in Kalay, a Sagaing Region trade town near the Indian border.
The town of Kalay in Sagaing Region pays a heavy price for its strategic location near the Indian border, as police fight in vain against a flood of drugs.
Chin rebel leader Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong is on a subcommittee preparing for the upcoming Union Peace Conference and discusses the plans and expectations.
Arakan Army commander Tun Myat Naing discusses the Rakhine State fighting and the army’s demand that the AA disarms before joining peace talks.
NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.
Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.
The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.
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