Politics

Military chief arrives in Germany

The military delegation led by the Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has arrived in Germany to pay a goodwill visit to his German counterpart, General Volker Wieker.

Myanmar’s ambassador to Germany Yin Yin Myint and military attaché Brigadier-General Aung Kyaw Moe met them at Tegel International Airport in Berlin. 

Rakhine refugee camp shut down

The authorities shut down Kayintaw refugee camp for homeless ethnic Rakhine in Kyaukpyu Township and 

Suu Kyi demands united Panglong effort

Anyone involved with the peace process must work to make the May 24 "Panglong" peace conference more successful than last year's summit, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi told a

Rakhine nationalists plan party conference

The Arakan National Pa

KNU criticises political talks

The chairperson of Karen National Union (KNU) General Saw Mu Tu Say Pho said that the political talks should be reconsidered since there has been a lack of discussion and dialogue despite the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement requiring equality and negotiation. 

A Joint Coordination Implementation Meeting was held in Nay Pyi Taw on April 24. 

Army chief visits Diamond Aircraft Industry in Austria

The army delegation led by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who was on a work visit to Austria, visited the Diamond Aircraft Industry at 3pm local standard time on April 24, according to an announcement made by the office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.

Second round of 21st Century Panglong Conference scheduled for May 24

The second round of the Union Peace Conference – the 21st Century Panglong Conference – is set to take place on May 24, Colonel Khun Okkar, the patron of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization said on Monday.

The agreement was reached at the Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting between officials of the government and leaders of the armed ethnic organisations that have signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, in Nay Pyi Taw.

Eight points agreed on implementation of national ceasefire accord

A joint implementation coordination meeting (JICM) for the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement took place at Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Two on Monday and an eight-point agreement reached, said Zaw Htay, director-general of the State Counsellor Office.

UEC sets deadline for submission of by-election expenses

The Union Election Commission (UEC) has announced that candidates who contested the April 1 by-elections must present their electoral expenditures by May 2.

Tin Tun, director-general of the UEC Office, said: “The deadline is May 2 as candidates are to report their electoral expenses to the UEC within 30 days. No one has submitted their expenses to the UEC yet. The UEC has announced it via newspapers and told them at the meetings. The submission of electoral expenses is a provision of the law.”

Words about peace must be genuine and beneficial: Suu Kyi

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has said that when speaking about peace, the words must be genuine and beneficial to the public.

She made her remarks at the Joint Implementation of Coordination Meeting (JICM) for the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement held at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday.