Politics

MPs demand access to rural projects

 

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing conducts test fight in fighter plane in Russia

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, and his entourage toured a flight training school in Russia on Wednesday. 
 
On arrival at No 4 Aviation Training School in Lipetsk, the school’s military band played music in honour of the Senior General and his party. The guests from Myanmar then visited the school’s museum, where the curator and officials gave them a hosted tour.
 

Overseas maids to be registered

 

Union Parliament approves maritime territory bill

A bill concerning Myanmar’s maritime territories that has been debated in both the upper and lower houses has been approved by the Union Parliament.

During the June 20 parliamentary session, lawmakers adjusted and approved five clauses that both houses ultimately disagreed on.

Military chief meets Russian Security Council secretary

 

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing held talks with Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council of Russia, on June 19, according to an announcement of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services.

Military chief leaves for Russia

Defence Services Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has left for Russia to

Committee plans 70th martyrs' day

 

The Central Committee for Observing the 70th Anniversary of Martyrs’ Day held its first coordination meeting at the State Counsellor's Office in Nay Pyi Taw on June 16, with an address by military-appointed Vice-President Myint Swe.

Myint Swe said: “The martyrs’ day ceremony is held every year with the aim of remembering the martyrs who sacrificed their life for independence and to keep the patriotism of future generations flourishing.

Trade needs stability: deputy minister

 

If markets and trade policies are seen as unreliable, exports will fall, Aung Htoo, deputy minister for commerce, told MPs. 

He was asked if he was seeking new markets for agricultural exports. 

Aung Htoo said: “Myanmar has managed to reconnect with the world rice market. It sought new rice markets in 53 countries, including in the EU and Africa. Myanmar exported 1.7 million tonnes of rice during the last financial year."

No bail for Voice chief

The third hearing of the chief editor of th

China seeking to arrange a meeting between Peace Commission and Northern Alliance

China is negotiating to set up a meeting between the government Peace Commission and members of Northern Alliance, sources have said.
Brig-Gen Tar Phone Kyaw, general secretary of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) said on Thursday that Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy of Asian Affairs with China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sought views from the Alliance on Wednesday about a meeting between them and the Peace Commission.