Politics

International diplomats and UN officials visits Maungdaw

More than 40 Foreign diplomats in Myanmar and the heads of United Nations agencies visited northern Rakhine state recently hit by violence on October 2nd . It is the very first diplomatic visit to the areas after the clashes broke out within one month.

Minister Kyaw Tint Swe to visit Bangladesh concerning reaccepting of Bengalis fleeing Myanmar

Union Minister Kyaw Tint Swe from the State Councilor’s Office and delegation will pay a visit to Bangladesh to discuss matters including re-accepting of those fled from the Rakhine State according to Director-General Zaw Htay of the Ministry of State Councilor’s Office.

“The delegation consists of representatives from ministries and Minister Kyaw Tint Swe will lead the delegation. They will go within days,” said Zaw Htay.

Ministry working for migrant rights: Thein Swe

More than 2.6 million workers officially went overseas

Many villagers from Yebawkya village have gone missing

ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists abducted many Hindu people from Yebawkya and Khamaungseiktaung villages in Khamaungseik town, northern Maungdaw, Rakhine State, carried out a massacre and took some Hindu women from Khamaungseiktaung village to Bangladesh, a source from the women who are arriving in Bangladesh said.

Govt plans to meet Northern Alliance

 

Verification process for Bengalis fleeing to Bangladesh to begin soon, it estimated to be worth over Ks2 billion

The verification process for Bengalis who fled to Bangladesh will be launched as soon as possible in accord with the provisions contained in the 1993 agreement and the process has been estimated to be worth over Ks2 billion, said Dr Win Myat Aye, Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement on September 27.  

Myanmar objects to wrongly-accused terms ‘ethnic cleansing’ and ‘genocide’ by several UN delegations

Myanmar objected to wrongly-accused terms such as ‘ethnic cleansing’ and ‘genocide’ expressed by several UN delegations and the international community on the subject of the situation occurred in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar and at the same time urging them to view it objectively and in an unbiased manner, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 27.

Ethnic armed groups recommend meeting with govt

The Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) and the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) held an informal meeting in Chaing Mai on September 25 to discuss the prospect of UNFC member groups signing the nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA).

At the meeting, UNFC member Aung Soe said that if there is unity between the government and the national races, it will be easier to solve problems.

Inland Water Transport faces losses: Yangon chief minister

The Myanmar Inland Water Transport is facing commercial losses, and the economy will not develop if maritime transport is not successful, said Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein during an workshop on environmental change and water shortages along the Mekong, Ayeyawady and Chindwin rivers held at Melia Hotel on September 25.

Govt seizes shadowy agency assets

The assets controlled by the Myanmar International Cooperation Agency (MICA) are being transferred t