CSOs demand law for protecting biodiversity and local rights

Civic and Social Organizations (CSOs) demanded a law for protecting biodiversity and bylaws that better protect ethnic nationals in order for them to not lose their rights.

NLD dismisses two MPs from positions


The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) dismissed Lower House MP Thet Thet Khaing representing Dagon Township Constituency and Regional MP Kyaw Zeya representing Dagon Township Constituency-2, from their positions in the party.

SNLD requests State Counsellor to help in releasing of innocent woman

NAYPYITAW- Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) sent a letter to the State Counsellor on August 27th calling for help out releasing an innocent woman being captured by Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).
The SNLD heard that via social media that five men in muftis armed with guns from TNLA had captured Nan Moe Hwang living in Honaung Ward, Namptkham Township, Northern Shan State, in the morning of August 17th.

Aung San Suu Kyi meets ICE’s chairperson and members

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Ambassador Rosario Manalo, Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Enquiry and its members U Mya Thein, Ambassador Kenzo Oshima and Professor Dr Aung Tun Thet at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on August 30. 

Tatmadaw is ready to assist Independent Commission of Enquiry

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win received members of the Independent Commission of Enquiry at the parlour of Bayintnaung Villa here this morning.

Aso Yutaka appoints as an honorary consul of Myanmar in Fukuoka

Myanmar government appointed Aso Yutaka, a Japanese citizen, as an honorary consul of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Fukuoka on August 27, acco

Russia-based VK opens military pages including military chief

Russia-based VK has opened pages of Office of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Myawady and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, said a source.

Lawkhila to host peace implementation process of NCA

A workshop on reflecting upon the peace implementation process of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), which will gather opinion and view of Kayin national from various strata of life, will be held today at Lawkhila,where Karen National Union (KNU) headquarter is located.

President Win Myint leaves for Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit


Myanmar defends UN’s one-sided accusations on Rakhine genocide

Myanmar has lashed out at the United Nations Fact Finding Mission that concluded genocide had been committed in Rakhine, saying Nay Pyi Taw did not recognise the mission, whose report was intended to create a rift between the civilian government and the military.