29.febr.2012 The Shan Nationalities Demoratic Party (SNDP) that is contesting the National Assembly seat in Shan State’s Constituency #3 says it is lodging a complaint tomorrow against Manpang People’s Militia Force (PMF) chief Bo Mon who has threatened villagers under his control to vote for the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) at the upcoming by-elections or face eviction. “The other option is to declare areas under his control as a black area where polling stations cannot be set up,” said an SNDP leading member. (SHAN)
28.february MPs attending Shan State Assembly’s third session in Taunggyi say the 2011-12 financial report showed a 6,129 million kyat ($ 7.7 million) deficit. Its total revenue was K 2.227 million ($ 2,783.75).