Politics

Avoid fighting: ceasefire monitor

The chairman of the union-level Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) has requested that the nationwide ceasefire signatories restrain from confrontation with each other.

Military wants peace: Min Aung Hlaing

The military is not interfering in politics and wants to end all armed conflict, Commander-in-Chief Senior G

Ex-ALD members form new party

Former Arakan League for Democracy (ALD) m

Lower House Bill Committee to meet on May 8

A Lower House Joint Bill Committee meeting will commence on May 8, while the bills that could not be dealt with by the previous regular parliamentary sessions will be discussed at the upcoming fifth regular parliamentary meetings scheduled to resume on May 18.

Govt to lift temporary ban on sending workers to Malaysia

The government is planning to a lift temporary ban, which has lasted for almost five months, to send workers to Malaysia , said the permanent secretary Myo Aung from Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population.

ANP meeting to decide whether to attend second 21st Century Panglong Conference

A central executive committee meeting will decide whether the Arakan National Party (ANP) will attend the second Union Peace Conference as it was denied permission to hold a national-level political dialogue in Rakhine State, Dr Aye Maung, the chairman of Arakan National Party (ANP), said.

Aung San Suu Kyi visits Brussels ahead of European tour

State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Brussels, Belgium, and will be meeting with the European Council President Donald Tusk.

According to news released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she touched down in Belgium on May 1. Information provided by the European Union (EU) regarding Myanmar, the EU have been a steadfast friend in Myanmar’s democratic and economic transitions by partnering up with Myanmar for priority trade deals such as “Everything But Arms” scheme on top of financial and technology aids.

NCA does not allow non-signatories to attend peace conference, says UPDJC vice chair

According to the decision of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC) and the provision of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), those armed groups which have yet to sign the agreement will not be allow to attend the second Union Peace Conference.

Suu Kyi discusses Rakhine in Manila

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met with the leaders of Brunei and Indonesia on April 29 to discuss economic ties, stability and development in

Germany offers military training

Germany's Chief of Defence General Volker Wieker offered to train Myanmar's officers in Germany when he met