Fight clean in by-elections: UEC

The Union Election Commission has told the political parties and independent candidates running in the April 1 by-elections to compete decently.

Dr Aye Maung, chairperson of the Arakan National Party who attended the meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, said that the commission told them to hold clean campaigns and that the commission was still investigating over 40 misconduct reports from the general election of November 2015.

State Counsellor hosts Italy-Myanmar friendship association

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi received a 38-member delegation of  the Italy-Myanmar friendship association led by Mrs. Albertina Soliani at her residence in Nay Pyi Taw and treated them with some Myanmar traditional snacks, as seen on a MOI Webportal Myanmar Facebook post on December 3. 

Aung San Suu Kyi first greeted them all individually, then they enjoyed Myanmar traditional snacks together and exchanged gifts.

Youth in war-torn areas to participate in Union Peace discussions

The voices of young people living in war-torn ethnic regions of Myanmar will be raised in the Union Peace Conferences to be held at various levels, according to the agreement reached between the Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and the young people working on the adoption of youth policy.