Politics

NLD promises emergence of a government that accepts public steering

The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) is striving for the emergence of a government that accepts public steering, said NLD Vice Chairman-2 Dr Zaw Myint Maung during the election campaign of his party that w

Govt should suspend Upper Yeywar Hydropower project: MP

Government should suspend Upper Yeywar hydropower project being developed in Myitnge River about 20 miles away from south of Kyaukme in Shan State, whic

Cooperation required for Rakhine State development and rule of law: Union Minister

Union Minister for Social welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye said at the meeting that for rule of law and development to be established in Rakhine State, public cooperation is needed.

He said these words at a meeting amongst social organizations, government representatives implementing development of socio-economic lives of Rakhine people, members of parliament, and ministerial officials held at Mingalar Thiri Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on September 10.

TNLA responses to NRPC statement on release of civilian Nang Mo Hom

The National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) in which State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is the  chairperson made a statement on September 10 for the immediate release of civilian Nang Mo Hom from Honaung ward in Namt Kham Township by the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

In spite of that statement, TNLA has expressed no desire for the immediate release of Nan Mo Huam according to Major Tar Aik Kyaw, from the news and information center of TNLA.

Amendment, supplement and cancellation to much-criticized 2008 Constitution must be made

The much-criticized 2008 Constitution drafted by the previous military regime must be amended, supplemented and cancelled, said Pu Zin Kyone, Chairman of Chin National Front (CNF).
 
The remarks came from the second day session of the Summit of Leaders of NCA Signatories in Chiang Mai, Thailand on September 9. 
 

Myanma Alinn Daily apologizes White Tiger Party for using its emblem wrong

Myanmar Alinn Daily newspaper made an apology to Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP – White Tiger Party) for using its party emblem wrong, accord

Democratic reform initiated with constitution to ensure security of military leaders: Shwe Mann

Myanmar initiated democratic reform with the 2008 constitution designed to ensure the security of military leaders and former government officials, said Thura Shwe Mann, chairman of Union Parliament's Legal Affairs

Myanmar turns down ICC’s majority decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber 1

The Government of Myanmar regrets the majority decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber 1 of International Criminal Court (“the Court”), asserting that it may exercise jurisdiction with regard to Myanmar. Myanmar resolutely rejects the decision which is the result of faulty procedure and is of dubious legal merit, said in the press release of the President Office.
 

NLD, USDP begin by-election campaigns in Tamway constituency

Parliamentary candidates from the ruling National League for Democracy and the major opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party started their election campaigns on September 6 in Yangon's Tamway Township, the constituency of incumbent President Win Myint.

Peace Commission and northern alliance forces meet

Government Peace Commission (PC) and three northern alliance forces met for trust building and will meet again in October according to general secretary of Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) Brig-Gen Tar Phone Kyaw.

With the intervention of The Chinese special envoy for Asian affairs Sun Guoxiang, Peace Commission and TNLA, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and the Arakan Army (AA) met in Kumin, China on September 5.