NLD in Dawei ready to cooperate with local party for development

Khine Nwe Oo — The National League for Democracy (NLD) in Tanintharyi Region says it is ready to cooperate with the Dawei Nationalities Party (DNP) in order to implement regional development.  In order to move forward with this effort the party in Tanintharyi must receive instruction from party headquarters, according to NLD officials in Tanintharyi Region.

Chin politicians interviewed on the future of their state

Salai Kyaw Moe — The following interviews are with representatives from two ethnic Chin political parties on the future of Chin state in the wake of the recent national election.    Cheery Zahau, a renowned women rights activist and previous Chin person of the year award winner, is the Chin Progressive Party (CPP) Secretary.  Salai Pi Pi and U Ngai Sak are both from the Chin League for Democracy (CLD).

Interim committee formed for Chin parties cooperation

Salai Kyaw Moe Tun — An interim committee tasked with the goal of creating cooperation among ethnic Chin parties was formed last month during a meeting of Chin political parties. According to U Salai Aung Min Hlaing from the Asho Chin National Party the committee's formation was a major breakthrough.

Election commission to reexamine allegations against Zahkung Ting Ying

Thuta Linn — A tribunal created by the Union Election Commission (UEC) will take another look at a complaint filled by a National League for Democracy (NLD) candidate against U Zahkung Ting Ying, a Kachin militia leader who banned the NLD from campaigning in his territory.

Chin League for Democracy seeks to join ethnic alliance

Salai Kyaw Moe — The Chin League for Democracy (CLD), is seeking to become a permanent member of the United Nationalities Alliance (UNA). The party submitted a request to join the election prior to the election but it still wants to join the alliance, explains the CLD’s chairman U Ngai Sak.

Chin State had highest voter turn out in the country

Salai Kyaw Moe — Of all the states and regions in Burma, Chin State had the highest voter turnout as a percentage during the November 2015 Election, according to figures released by the Chin State Election Commission.

ANP vows to handle Ko Tao case diplomatically

San Maung Than — The Arakan National Party (ANP) says it will use diplomatic methods to free the two Burmese citizens from Arakan state who were convicted of murdering two British citizens in Thailand last month.

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