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New Burma Border Crossings Will Only Open After NCA Is Signed

New Burma Border Crossings Will Only Open After NCA Is Signed

August 27, 2015 by S.H.A.N

The Burmese consul general of the newly established Burmese consulate in Chiang Mai, U Kaung San Lwin, said Naypyitaw would only consider opening new border checkpoints after the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) has been signed.

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No Date yet Set for Government and EAO Leader's Conference

August 27, 2015 by IMNA

No date has yet been set for when the president, the army commander-in -chief and top leaders from ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) will meet in Naypyidaw to discuss the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA).

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UN food relief now reaching more than 400,000 flood victims in Myanmar

UN food relief now reaching more than 400,000 flood victims in Myanmar

August 27, 2015 by Mizzima

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is now delivering rice, beans, cooking oil and salt to more than 400,000 people affected by flooding in Myanmar and “reachable only on foot, after floods and landslides destroyed roads across the country,” the agency said on 26...

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