NCA signatories gather to discuss political dialogue issues in preparation for the next Panglong conference.
Vice Snr-Gen Soe Win pledges to take an active part in efforts by the NLD-led govt to bring about national reconciliation in Myanmar.
Catholics from war-ravaged state hope papal visit will help restore peace
Beijing stresses need for border security at a time when army is feeling international chill
Delegates meet informally in Yangon as dispute over terminology drags on.
Future name of country is main sticking point.
Government delegation discusses development in separate talks with Wa, NDAA, but peace talks no closer.
As it marks the 2nd anniversary of its historic victory, the party can point to progress on health and rights, but democratic, economic development is slow.
New Mon State Party vice chairman Nai Hong Sar discusses the ongoing peace process and ceasefire negotiations with The Irrawaddy’s Lawi Weng.
Concerns raised Shan and Rakhine ethnicities will not be fairly represented at third round of the Union Peace Conference.
Signatories of the nationwide ceasefire agreement begin joint review of landmark piece accord with government and military.
At seventh round of peace talks between the govt and ethnic bloc, the two sides agreed in principle to UNFC’s NCA proposal.
Leaders of ethnic armed groups say the peace process is stalling under the govt and Tatmadaw.
Padoh Saw Ta Doh Moo comments follow KNU statement calling for nonviolent ways to solve crisis.
The country’s framework for the peace process promises to ‘make efforts to achieve 30 percent female participation in all political dialogues.’