Politics

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.

Myanmar permanent representative to UN strongly objects to ZeidRa'ad Al Hussein’s remark on ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ and ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Rakhine

Htin Lin, Myanmar permanent representative to United Nations, totally objected to the remark of ZeidRa'ad Al Hussein, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of United Nations on ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ and ‘Ethnic Cleansing’, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 13.

ZeidRa'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, mentioned the terms ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ and ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Rakhine in his speech to the Human Rights Council 36th session held in Geneva, Switzerland on September 11.

Live broadcast of State of the Union Address by State Counsellor on Sept 19

 

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will deliver an address to the country about the current situations on September 19, said Zaw Htay, the director-general of the Ministry of State Counsellor Office at a press conference held in the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw on the evening of Septemebr 13.

Administrative machinery runs under normal circumstances in Maungdaw despite terrorist attacks launched by ARSA

Administrative machinery is running under normal circumstances without being broken down due to well-organized terrorist attacks launched by ARSA, Ye Htut, Maungdaw district administrator, said.

Maungdaw is focusing on administrative matters based on three townships—Taungpyoletwe, Khamaungseik and Myinhlut.    

Implementation Committee for Suggestions on Rakhine Issue formed

The President Office issued a statement on formation of Implementation Committee for Suggestions on Rakhine Issue in order to implement suggestions contained in the report of Maungdaw Region Investigation Commission and the finishing report of Rakhine State Advisory Commission on September 12 in 2017.

The full text of the statement is as follows:

Formation of Implementation Committee for Suggestions on Rakhine Issue