Application for ancient city will be submitted next year, says official.
The comments follow a statement by Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing that the struggle for ethnic rights must be handled through legal means.
The encouragement follows reports of attacks, accidents and inconveniences experienced by Myanmar teams and fans at the 29th SEA Games in Malaysia.
A year after 6.8-magnitude earthquake toppled temples in Myanmar’s ancient city, experts say restorations are on track.
Kofi Annan is in Yangon to release the commission’s final report.
Some 1,000 villagers in Mogaung Township, Kachin State return home after fleeing clashes between Myanmar Army and the KIA.
Mon party also discusses peace process with Myanmar Army representatives.
Infamous NLD spokesperson and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi confidante U Win Htein still not included in the committee.
Lawyers submit a 319-page appeal to Thailand’s Supreme Court through the Koh Samui court.
Crop woes, disease and military blocks plague remote region.
Villagers allege that a regional Rakhine State lawmaker demanded money in exchange for withdrawing his claim to contested land.
Group says international community needs to end ties in order to halt human rights abuses.
Female involvement in security sector discussions—one of Panglong’s five key sectors—should be increased, attendees argue.
Lawmaker states in Parliament that poppy growers are taxed by authorities, military representative objects.
The committee is dissolved in connection with a protest over the selection of candidates for the township’s 2017 by-election.