As third session of Panglong Peace Conference ends, some ethnic delegates complain Part Two of Union Accord ignores their suggestions
Women’s advocacy groups urged delegates attending the Panglong Peace Conference this week to push for a gender equality policy regarding women’s representations across all sect
At opening of 21st-Century Panglong Peace Conference, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing urges all armed groups to sign NCA; State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says ceasefire is just the first
Key leaders of seven ethnic armed groups based along Myanmar’s northern border will meet State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar Army Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
Tatmadaw’s refusal to consider public recommendations means the road to a fair and representative union will be a long one.
Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
Ethnic minorities should embrace, not reject, statues of the late general because it was because of him that they can push for federalism, an NLD spokesman said.
Party leadership says women must build up their skills first.
Critics say plan for Yangon’s National Races Village is driven by pursuit of profit, not a desire to aid ethnic communities.
"Even though we don’t use the quota system, we have to push to have more [female] candidates, especially for the general election in 2020," said Daw May Win Myint.
UPC Secretariat Proposes July 11 Start for Latest Round of Peace Talks
At the second party congress, lawmakers welcome criticism and reaffirm campaign promises.
Use of Burmese prefixes on national identity cards is a sore point for minority people
Pictures showing the former vice senior-general and stroke victim in a wheelchair receiving blessings from Buddhist monk Mei Phone Sayadaw recently shocked many people.