Politics

National security adviser calls on international community to witness Rakhine situation objectively

Union Minister for the Office of the Union Government and National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun attended the 17th Asia Security Summit: the International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue.

DVB Debate points out Myanmar should seek international cooperation

Myanmar government should seek international cooperation in an effort to trim down international pressure befalling the country as a result of terrorist attacks launched by ARSA in the northern Rakhine State, quoted the remark from DBV Debate.
 
The DBV Debate with the title of ‘How to overcome international pressure?’ was held at Orchid Hotel at the corner of Anawrahta and Botahtaung Roads in Yangon on June 2. 
 

Parliament approves appointment of new planning and finance minister

The Union Parliament has approved the appointment of Soe Win, member of the National League for Democracy economics committee, as Union Minister for Planning and Finance.

Govt. to upgrade four sub-power stations in Yangon

 

USDP to announce decision to compete in by-election in mid-June

The major opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) will announce its decision to compete or not in the upcoming by-election in mid-June, said party's spokespe

120 plots earmarked in Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone for foreign embassies

The government has claimed 120 plots in the diplomatic zone in Nay Pyi Taw to be reserved for embassies, according to Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee.

Kayah state-level officials discuss regional development matters with KNPP

The officials of Kayah state-level discussed regional development matters with Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP), which is supposed to sign NCA soon at the meeting hall of Kayah State Government on May 29, said Loikaw Relations In-charge Khu Hnae Rel.
 
The meeting mainly focused on regional development matters, said Loikaw Relations In-charge Khu Hnae Rel.
 

NLD received over 350 complaints against its MPs in two years

There had been over 350 complaints against members of parliament from the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) over the past two years, amongst them are corruption allega

Bangladesh will be responsible for possible problems cropping up in displaced person camps as monsoon sets in

The displaced person camps in the eastern part of Bangladesh side will be likely to experience possible floods as the monsoon sets in and consequently, waterborne diseases including cholera may also occur. If so, the elderly, the children and the girls may be even dead. The situation could delay our repatriation process. Anyhow, Bangladesh will be responsible for potential setbacks when the monsoon sets in, said Zaw Htay, Director-General of the State Counsellor Office.
 

KNU chairman stresses need to find common ground to achieve success in political talks

The government, the military and ethnic armed groups should seek some common ground as their different goals lead to low success of peace talks, said Karen National Union Cha