Myanmar and Vietnam discusses boosting bilateral ties


ARSA threatening villages in Buthidaung Township

Buthidaung- Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) has been threatening villagers living in Buthidaung and Maungdaw Townships through daily phone calls or text messages.

Military should not become political tool amid political instability: Military chief

Commander-in- Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has said that the Tatmadaw (military) should not become a political tool amidst political instability, the Office of the Commander-in- Chief reported.

The military chief made the remark during a meeting with senior military officers attending a law (officer) diploma course at the Military Administrative School in Pyin Oo Lwin Station in Mandalay Region on April 18.

Myanmar’s Permanent Representative rejects groundless accusations that sexual violence was used as a strategy to force Muslims to flee homes

Myanmar delegation categorically rejected the groundless accusations that sexual violence had been used as a strategy to force Muslim people to flee their homes, said Ambassador U Hau Do Suan Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations.

No mutual trust means no signing NCA: Aung San Suu Kyi

No mutual trust causes no signing Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), an initial step toward genuine internal peace. If one believes in himself, he will obtain capability of believing in others, said State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

The remarks of the State Counsellor came from the peace talk held with local people in Myaungmya, Ayeyawady Region on April 10.

UEC, election sub-commissions meet to discuss election process, strategic plan

The Union Election Commission (UEC) is holding a meeting with region/state election sub-commissions to discuss election processes and a future strategic plan, UEC member Myint Naing told the Daily Eleven.

The meeting started in Grand Amara Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on April 9.

"At the meeting, election processes and strategic plans are being discussed," said Myint Naing. "I gave a brief account of the strategic plan and processes before, during and after election."

Govt proposes MoU to UNDP and UNHCR to cooperate in government’s efforts in carrying out livelihood development for all communities in Rakhine State

The Government has proposed a draft MOU to UNDP and UNHCR to jointly assist the Government’s efforts in carrying out livelihood development for all communities in Rakhine State and for repatriation and resettlement of the displaced persons respectively, said Kyaw Tin, Minister for International Cooperation.

State Counsellor holds Peace Talk with Myaungmya residents

PATHEIN- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor, will be holding a peace talk with Myaungmya residents at the No.1 Basic Education High School, Myaungmya in Ayeyawady Region today.
She arrives in Myaungmya Township by helicopter this morning and attends the peace talk at the school.
After holding a peace talk, she will proceed to Zayar Maydani Monastery where her mother Daw Khin Kyi had donated there.

Ruling NLD didn’t make political cooperation with ethnic political parties any longer after taking office: SNLD

Ruling party of National League for Democracy has not closely made political cooperation with other ethnic political parties any longer since it came to power, said Sai Nyunt Lwin, General Secretary of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.

The NLD made in political cooperation with ethnic political parties before 2010. But it was a different matter after 2015 when it came to power, Sai Nyunt Lwin said in an interview with the Eleven Media Group.

KNPP to meet with government peace commission in Loikaw late April

The Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) is going to officially meet with the government peace commission at the hall of Loikaw in Kayah State in the last week of April, said Khu Ngyay Rel, an in-charge of Loikaw relations of KNPP.

The KNPP is the ethnic armed group that already signed the ceasefire at the state level and the Union level. The official meeting has been scheduled from April 23 to 25. In a bid to hold an official meeting, the KNPP and the government organized a preliminary coordination meeting in Loikaw on April 6.