Growing Bengali population in prohibited area causes new adverse effect on Myanmar

Bengali population in the prohibited area where no one lives within Myanmar territory near the boundary line of Myanmar and Bangladesh has been increasing day by day. Although Myanmar securities are able to deal with this problem, it seems to create a new adverse effect on Myanmar, said Zaw Htay, Director-General of the State Counsellor Office, told the Daily Eleven Newspaper.

Only Five Bengalis return to Myanmar within 4 months

The repatriation process that began ever since January 23 2018 for Bengalis that fled Myanmar during the chaos in Maungdaw conflicts had only served five Bengalis returnees so far.

Ministry of Information confirms that a family of five Bengalis returned to Myanmar on April 5.

They returned to Taungpyo Letwei camp where they were checked according to 1982 Myanmar Citizenship Law and were issued NV (National Verification) cards immediately.

Population and families increase in prohibited place near Myanmar-Bangladesh borderline out of barbed wire fencing

Population and families have been increasing in the prohibited place where no one lives near Myanmar Bangladesh borderline out of the barbed wire fencing.
New eight huts were seen already put up in the prohibited place on May 6 and 8. This place is supposed that ARSA terrorists got mixed up.

Myanmar demands installation of CCTV cameras and solar-powered security lamp-posts be removed in Bangladesh side

Myanmar demanded that Bangladesh should remove the installation of four CCTV cameras and 10 solar-powered security lamp-posts and control increasing population near the borderline in line with rules and regulations of the United Nations.
The move came from Myanmar-Bangladesh battalion commander-level meeting held near Friendship Bridge in Bangladesh on May 23. 

RCSS/SSA and military exchange fire in southern Shan State

There was an exchange of fire between Restoration Council of Shan State/ Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA), both signatories of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) and military troops near Mongkhun village in Mongkaing in southern Shan State on May 22 evening according to Shan Herald News Agency.
The shootout took 20 minutes and in which RCSS/SSA seized possessions of military such as water bottles and weapons. But there is no casualty among locals. 

State-level government officials to meet KNPP in Loikaw on May 29

The secretary of Kayah State Government and the officials of Regional Control Command in Loikaw and Kayah State Police Force are going to meet the officials of Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) in Loikaw, Kayah State on May 29, said Loikaw Relations In-charge Khu Hnae Rel, CEC member of the KNPP.
This is a kind of formal meeting. The state government and the KNPP already agreed to hold a meeting once a month.

Government to informally meet ethnic NCA signatories by the end of this month

The government and ethnic NCA signatories have agreed to hold an informal meeting by the end of this month, said Phado Saw Tar Do Hmu, General Secretary of the Karen National Union (KNU).

UEC to release lists of eligible voters for by-election

Union Election Commission (UEC) will release the lists of eligible voters in 13 vacant constituencies for by-election scheduled for November 3, in the last week of June or in the first week of July, the UEC's spokesperson and member Myint Naing told the Daily Eleven.

Special envoy on Asian Affairs of PRC calls on Minister of International Cooperation

Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy on Asian Affairs of People’s Republic of China (PRC), called on Kyaw Tin, Minister for International Cooperation after meeting the Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee formed with ethnic armed organizations in Nay Pyi Taw on May 21.
They discussed matters relating to bilateral relations and cooperation, China’s continued assistance to help Myanmar’s internal peace and China’s assistance to be provided to Rakhine issue.

President Win Myint discusses mutual friendship and bilateral cooperation with Vice-Chairman Wang Zhengwei of CPPCC

President Win Myint received Wang Zhengwei, Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Credential Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw on May 21.

They discussed cooperation in all aspects between the two countries, One Belt One Road, and enhancement of mutual friendship and bilateral cooperation as well as Rakhine issue.