The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
25 The News For 25 June 2017
Jurg Montani emphasizes improved aid access to conflict areas, and the continued need for prison reform.
Htoo El Lynn and Cobra accused of viciously attacking a taxi driver and his female passenger late last night.
More than 100 people in the Shan State-China border town of Muse protest against Chinese banks for locking them out of their bank accounts.
Office of Myanmar Army chief sends condolences to family of U Saw Naing of Ana-Wa-Min diving service.
Protest organizers say about 1,500 workers of a Japanese garment factory will attend.
Officials say the UN’s top official in Myanmar Renata Lok-Dessallien’s ‘performance has been constantly appreciated.’
Longtime rights and democracy advocate linked with Republican Party gets representative role.
The UNFPA says women ‘hold the key to Myanmar’s future prosperity.’
The divisional govt bans a campaign organized by journalists in front of the Yangon Military Command, stating the area is restricted for security.
A statement to villages’ heads orders residents to remain in their communities.
Presidential spokesman says govt has changed Harn Yawnghwe’s visa from multiple-entry to social, but that rumors of blacklisting him are false.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi once said ‘one political prisoner is too many,’ argues Rakhine lawmaker.
Organizations denounce power plant project in Hpa-an as state minister confirms 11 new projects nationwide.
Outgoing ICRC Head Weighs in On Progress, Challenges in Myanmar
Myanmar Rock Stars Arrested After Alleged Late-Night Violence
Muse Locals Protest Chinese Bank Account Closures
Diver Dies From Injuries in Military Plane Crash Search
Sixty Years After Fleeing Tibet, Refugees in India get Passports, not Property
Dozens of Fishermen Missing, Three Bodies Recovered From Sea in Bangladesh
Muslim Asia Caught in the Middle as Diplomatic Row Rocks Middle East
Top US Diplomat in China Quits Over Trump Climate Policy
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally