Politics

KIO should attend 21st Century Panglong: Kachin State Democracy Party

Chairperson of Kachin State Democracy Party Dr. Manam Tu Ja told that Kachin Independence Organisation should attend the 21st Century Panglong since the event’s aim is to solve the political conflicts.

Dr. Manam Tu Ja is the former vice-president of the KIO.

KIA quits rebel coalition: report

It is rumoured that the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has sent a letter telling the United Nationalities Federation Council (UNFC), which is in peace talks with the government, that it is leaving the bloc. 

Rebels plan peace talks

The government peace commission and the rebel Union Political Dialogue Negotiation Committee

Suu Kyi meets Queen, Johnson

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met UK 

Suu Kyi has lunch with Queen Elizabeth

YANGON – State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met yesterday with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth for lunch at Buckingham Palace, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.

Prince William also attended the lunch, in place of Prince Phillip, who recently stepped down from royal duties.

Suu Kyi later met with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Clarence House in London.

A Myanmar delegation led by Suu Kyi flew to Britain from Rome on Thursday on the final leg of a European trip.

Shan group demands ceasefire

The Committee for Shan State Unity (CSSU) has called for an end to conflict, saying that fighting undermines 

Ceasefire monitors begin conflict zone designation

The union-level Joint Monitoring Committee

Military condemns NLD fake news claim

The Tatmadaw True News Information Committee has condemned the remarks made by Win Htein of the National League for Democracy about false Facebook rumours.

Constitution needs changing ‘as we have two governments’

The much-criticised Constitution drafted by military regime in 2008 needs changing, as two governments – the Tatmadaw and NLD-dominated parliament – have emerged, Khun Tun Oo, chairman of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), said.
 
Khun Tun Oo, who won a second term in office, made this remark in his speech opening the third annual meeting of the Committee for Shan State Unity (CSSU) in Chiang Mai on Thursday, according to a televised report from Radio Free Asia news agency.
 

Suu Kyi meets Italian leaders

Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi met her Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano