Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:43
The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) will sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:01
MPs will vote on the bill to protect citizens’ privacy and security.
The debates concerning the bill started in September where the Lower House passed it with an aim to protect individual privacy and citizens’ human rights and dignity.
However, the two houses could not reach agreement on seven items in the bill, according to a Lower House bill committee report submitted to Parliament.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:31
The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has urged the government to take a tougher stand on any investigation made by other countries and international organisations that may interfere with Myanmar's internal affairs.
The February 14 statement pointed to an incident on October 9 last year where members of a terrorist group, funded by organisations in foreign countries, attacked three border guard police outposts in the northern part of Rakhine State killing 10 policemen and making off with guns and ammunition.
Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:29
Two ethnic armed groups, the Karen National Union (KNU) and Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), released a joint statement on February 16 to say that all ethnic armed groups should be regarded as peace partners and not as terrorist groups, adding that the peace process should be accomplished in cooperation with them.
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:59
Under the supervision of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee, the Pa-O national organisations will hold their forum from today (February 16) in Hopong Township in the Pa-O self-administered zone in Shan State.
The forum is expected to take five days and gather representatives from the government’s peace commission, Shan State's chief minister, parliamentary Speaker, political parties, armed groups and some 700 Pa-O representatives, according to the Pa-O National Liberation Organisation (PNLO).
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:59
If Chinese farmers are found illegally working on farmland across the border, they will be prosecuted under the 1947 Immigration Act, according to Major General Aung Soe, the military-appointed deputy minister for home affairs.
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:01
A campaign led by wheelchair users started their procession to demand peac
Submitted by Eleven on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 06:48
Submitted by Eleven on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 14:27
Vice president and chairman of Rakhine State investigation commission, Myint Swe, visited Buthidaung prison and met with prisoners, according to Ministry of Information.
The commission members went to Sittwe on February 14 to collect data concerning the report of UN Human Rights Commissioner’s office released on February 3.
Submitted by Eleven on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 00:22
More than 60 political organisations held talks on Monday to discuss Myanmar's ongoing peace process and to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Union Day, including the Panglong Agreement pledges.
The discussions were led by Kachin National Congress (KNC) chairman Dr M Korn La, Chit Hsaung Oo from Thakhin Kodawhmine Peace Network and Kaung Htet Kyaw from All Burma Federation of Student Unions.