Politics

Panglong plays key role in federal union establishment: Dr Aye Maung

Rakhine political leader Dr Aye Maung, currently facing charges of high treason and public mischief, said Panglong (conference) played an important role in establ

Lawsuits against journalists under Section 505 (b) go beyond democratic norms: USDP spokesperson

A spokesperson of the opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has told local media that arresting and suing journalists under Section 505 (b) of Myanmar's Penal Code

Venue of summit between govt, military and NCA signatories to be shifted to Nay Pyi Taw

The summit between government, military and ethnic armed organizations that are signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA), previously  set to take place in the Poppa re

Govt. calls for parking zone tenders

 

Biodiversity and conservation of protected areas by-law to reach parliament this year

Efforts are being made to submit the by-law for biodiversity and conservation of protected areas to Union Parliament before the end of this year.

If a country accepts influence and interference of other country, the former will not be sovereign country: Military Chief

Myanmar is an independent and sovereign nation, and the sovereign nation defines Legitimacy of Rule. If a country accepts influence and interference of other country, the former will not be sovereign country, said Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing at a meeting with senior officer trainees at National Defence College on October 8.
 

Arakan youths stage protest in front of Myanmar embassy in Japan

 
Arakan youths staged a protest in support of the immediate release of Dr Aye Maung and five other points during Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Japan in front of Myanmar embassy in Tokyo, Japan on October 8.
 
The protest was organized by Arakan Youths Union-Japan and it was aimed at State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
 

TNLA’s court sentences Shan woman to three-year imprisonment

The court of Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) sentenced Shan woman Nang Moe Hom who has been taken from her home over one month ago to a three-year imprisonment on October 5th, says Major Tar Aike Kyaw from TNLA’s Information Committee.
 
Major Tar Aik Kyaw said that the TNLA had sentenced Nang Moe Hom to a minimum imprisonment. The maximum punishment was reportedly up to 10-year in prison.
 

MP raises worksite safety issue as Magway faces coal mine collapses

A member of Magway Region Parliament has questioned worksite safety in coal mines with the region that has experienced coal mines collapse two times.

Some locals in Daik-U Township oppose regional MP, NLD executive over their activities

Some local people including members of Daik-U Township National League for Democracy (NLD) in Bago Region staged a protest against the activities of a member of the region parliament