U Zaw Htay says the formation of paramilitary forces is ‘not the policy of the government.’
A lawmaker requests that the military give Hlaing Township unused land in exchange for a stadium that it has rejected returning to the public.
He was released for health reasons and still faces trial under ‘incitement’ charges for Thangyat songs that advocated amendment of the 2008 Constitution.
Land is being cleared for construction on the former site of the Defense Services Museum.
Representatives from 20 political parties, many of which are currently unrepresented in Parliament, demand govt declare there are ‘no Rohingya.’
Four ex-army men moved the NLD forward while former military regimes attempted to suppress the party.
The govt will dispatch a special envoy to the UN in New York in an effort to explain the situation in Rakhine State to the international community.
The Naga NSCN-K faction says it will not sign the ceasefire agreement unless it covers Naga people in both Myanmar and India.
Representatives from both sides of Myanmar’s government spar over civilian-military relations at a public forum in Naypitaw.
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.
The Irrawaddy discusses the lack of public support for recent anti-government protests in Yangon and Mandalay.
‘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.
‘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.