On the 67th Karen Martyrs’ Day, KNU leaders stress the importance of maintaining the culture and tradition.
The State Counselor’s Office defends its efforts to maintain peace and security in the region.
Remaining points of concern pertain to ceasefire rules and monitoring, the military’s code of conduct, and troop relocation.
‘Those who can’t shatter the shackles of the past, have caused a lot of hindrances in the democratic transition,’ says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aung Win Khaing, one of the main suspects in U Ko Ni’s assassination, is still at large with police staying silent about progress in their search for him.
At the request of Arakan National Party lawmakers, Myanmar Army has dispatched a battalion to northern Rakhine State.
‘If they appreciate that the media plays an important role in national reconciliation, they should put what they think into practice,’ U Aye Naing says.
Misunderstandings stem from ‘lack of understanding of NCA provisions, vagueness regarding decision-making power and inadequate time,’ says ABSDF chair.
Their lawyers appeal for bail, after the initial request was denied last week.
Court revokes bail of nine farmers and land rights activists who continued to work land confiscated in 1998.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi promises to find solutions, but donors deliver electricity to one village following a local woman’s gumption.
Two more children die of the H1N1 virus, bringing the death toll to 19.
Sources close to the state govt tell The Irrawaddy that the soldiers will assist security police rather than directly engage in clearance operations.
Ethnic bloc leader Khu Oo Reh says there is ‘zero trust’ between parties at latest peace meeting in Yangon.
The Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population says it will arrange to legalize the status of Myanmar domestic workers abroad.