Among the biggest donors to the 25-m-high statue in Naypyitaw are members of the current junta as well as ex-generals and ministers of former military regimes.
Will the Chinese foreign minister's affirmation of Beijing’s support for the regime see the resurgence of anti-China activities in Myanmar? Yes!
Also this week, an ill-looking Min Aung Hlaing resurfaced to take another swing at the NLD, and the regime blamed the resistance for its inability to keep the lights on.
Ministers of the civilian shadow government as well as a veteran activist and social media personalities were targeted by the regime under the Citizenship Law.
Two armed groups active in Hmawbi, a garrison township, claimed responsibility for the remotely detonated mine attack on a car carrying two regional ministers.
Courts are preparing to hand down penalties in the corruption, incitement and other cases the junta has brought against scores of elected leaders since the coup.