Politics

Govt seizes shadowy agency assets

The assets controlled by the Myanmar International Cooperation Agency (MICA) are being transferred t

International community urged to continue support Myanmar’s efforts to strive for peace, prosperity and democracy

U Henry Van Thio, Vice-President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, made a speech at the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 20.

The following is the full text of the speech of U Henry Van Thio, Vice-President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, at the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 20.

Mr President,

Army chief clarifies real situations about Rakhine State while attending Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win clarified true situations about Rakhine State while he was attending the 10th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in South Korea, according to a press release issued by the office of the Commander-in-Chief.

Myanmar does not fear international scrutiny regarding Rakhine issue and prepares to begin verification process to accept those fleeing to Bangladesh: State Counsellor

Myanmar does not fear international scrutiny with regard to Rakhine issue and prepares to begin verification process to accept those fleeing to Bangladesh, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said in her nation televised speech on September 19.

State Counsellor’s address to invited foreign diplomats was timed to coincide with a time when international community was criticizing Myanmar’s government and security forces for handling the crisis of ethnics and Bengalis fleeing terrorist attacks launched by ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists.  

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets Thai army chief

 

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Defence Services, welcomed General Surapong Suwana-adth, Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces on September 18 with a Guard of Honour at the parlour of the Zeyathiri Villa.

State Counselor to address the nation

 

State Counselor Aung San Suu kyi will be addressing the nation with a televised speech this morning at 10 a.m. on September 19.

LED boards and TVs have been set up in major cities around the country to broadcast her speech which will be done from Nay Pyi Taw’s MICC-2 hall.

Bengali terrorist acts run into difficulties in maintaining harmony between communities

Bengali terrorist acts committing in Rakhine State ran into difficulties in maintaining harmony between different communities, Nyi Pu, Rakhine State Chief Minister, said.

The remark of Rakhine State Chief Minister came from the question of the reporters about progress of work in Rakhine State before the monthly CEC meeting of the ruling NLD party in Nay Pyi Taw on September 17.

A reporter asked the chief minister what he planned to harmonize with communities and ethnics when the situation returned to normal.

Unity plays leading role in proving truth in Rakhine issue: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, called on high ranking military officials pursuing legal studies at Defence Service Academy in PyinOoLwin to try to have unity to prove the truth in Rakhine crisis and issue currently facing Myanmar.

Myanmar State Counsellor receives Hong Kong’s Chief Executive

 

Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held a talk with a delegation led by Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, according to the State Counsellor Office.

The meeting mainly focused on education, health, trade, tourism, investment, border and ethnic affairs and peace-making process.

Myanmar and Bangladesh discuss to address unstable situation in Rakhine State

Kyaw Tin, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Mohammand Sufiur Rahman, Bangladeshi ambassador to Myanmar discussed to address unstable situation resulted from the terrorist attacks launched by ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 12.