Politics

UEC completes compilation of voter lists for by-election

 

Union Election Commission has compiled the lists of eligible voters for the coming by-election, Myint Naing, a spokesperson of Union Election Commission told the Daily Eleven.

There are 13 vacant constituencies for the by-election scheduled for November 3 this year.

On June 15, the UEC finished the compilation of voter lists in Myingyan Township where there are more than 200,000 eligible voters.

Lower House approves proposal to fight ARSA-organized terrorist acts together with international organizations and provide enough security in Rakhine

 
Lower House parliament approved a proposal to fight against terrorism committed by ARSA terrorists in 2016 and 2017 in cooperation with international organizations in accord with Anti-Terrorism Law and provide enough security in Rakhine State.
 
The proposal was submitted by Lower House MP Thaung Aye representing Pyawbwe constituency, a member of Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) to the eighth regular session of the second Lower House parliament in Nay Pyi Taw on June 15.
 

Military chief holds talk with Chinese National Defence Minister

 

President Win Myint meets Thai Prime Minister

 

Election commission, political parties meet to discuss by-election

The Union Election Commission held a meeting with political parties on June 14 to discuss upcoming by-election.

Effective legal action to be taken against corrupt civil servants after amending anti-corruption law

 
The government will be able to take effective legal actions against corrupt civil servants after an anti-corruption law has been amended and control authorized personnel not to misuse authority, said State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.
 
The peace talks between State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the residents from different fields took place in Mawlamyine, Mon State on June 14.
 

Informal meeting bet. Govt. and NCA signatories to be held soon

According to ethnic armed force(s) delegates, an informal meeting will be held at National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC), Yangon on June 16 for a discussion concerning the date for  3rd meeting of the 21st Century Panglong Summit .
21st meeting of Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) formed with Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) signatories was held in Chiangmai on June 11 and the decisions made during that meeting were sent to the government.

MP calls for improving existing industrial zones in Yangon instead of establishing new ones

Yangon Region should implement 11 proposed industrial zones only when effective laws emerge and instead, the existing 28 zones should be upgraded, said Sandar Min, MP for Seikgyikhanaungto Townsh

Editors lack in describing official usage for ‘zero line’, ‘zero line area’ and ‘no man land’

 
The desk editors including the reporters who covered  the situation of Myanmar-Bangladesh border  lacked in describing an official usage for the words such as ‘zero line’, zero line area and ‘no man land’ stated in Myanma Alin, said Deputy Minister Aung Hla Tun of the Ministry of Information.
 

NCA signatories propose dates for peace conference, related meetings

The ethnic armed groups which are signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) sent an official letter to the Union government on June 12 proposing dates of holding the third Union Pea