Politics

Heads of State receive Minister for International Department of CCP

President Win Myint received Song Tao, Minister of the International Department of Communist Party of the People’s Republic of China, at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw on April 25, reported the Ministry of President Office.

USDP drafts child rape prevention law

A law aimed at preventing child rape is being drafted and it will be submitted to parliament, said Thein Tun Oo, member of the Union Solidarity and Development Party’s Central Committee and party

India provides US$25 M aid for Rakhine state development

India has provided US$25 million for a five-year d

UEC instructs concerned sub-UECs to care for compiling voter lists

The Union Election Commission has instructed respective concerned sub-UECs to care for compiling voter lists for 12 vacant constituencies to be fielded in the by-elections to be held during 2018, Myint Naing, Member of UEC, said.

The by-elections will be held during 2018 and a date for the by-elections to be held has not been announced yet.

Informal meeting on security affairs witnesses favourable status

The informal meeting on security sector organised by the government peace commission and ethnic NCA signatories seemed to be in a favourbale status, said Colonel Khun Okkar, Patron of PaO National Liberation Organisation.

The government peace commission and ethnic NCA signatories met at the information meeting on security sector at the NRPC in Nay Pyi Taw on April 21.

Political issues informally discussed

The government peace commission and ethnic NCA signatories informally met and discussed political issues at the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) in Nay Pyi Taw on April 20, said Colonel Khun Okkar, Patron of PaO National Liberation Organization (PNLO).

Present on the occasion were Dr Tin Myo Win, Chairman of Government Peace Commission and other responsible persons from the government side and the ethnic delegation led by Phado Saw Kywe Htoo Win, Vice-Chairman of Karen National Union.

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.