Activists call for greater inclusion of women in Myanmar’s peace, political processes

September 21, 2017 by Nan Wai Phyo Zar/ KIC News

Promoting female leadership in peace, politics and local administration will benefit the entire country, activists reiterated at a three-day forum held this week. Around 300 representatives from around the country attended the September 19 to 21 Women’s Peace Forum in Hpa-an, which was organized by the...

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Myanmar Vice President Henry Van Thio speaks to the UN General Assembly

September 21, 2017 by Mizzima

Henry Van Thio, Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, addressed the general debate of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the UN in New York, United States on September 20.

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Two Burmese journalists arrested in Bangladesh while covering refugee exodus

September 21, 2017 by Mizzima

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Bangladeshi authorities to act judiciously in the case of two Burmese journalists held on spying charges in the southeastern city of Cox’s Bazar. They were arrested a week ago while on assignment for the German magazine GEO to...

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Activists call for greater inclusion of women in Myanmar’s peace, political processes

Promoting female leadership in peace, politics and local administration will benefit the entire country, activists...

September 21, 2017 by KIC

Myanmar Vice President Henry Van Thio speaks to the UN General Assembly

Henry Van Thio, Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, addressed the...

September 21, 2017 by Mizzima

Two Burmese journalists arrested in Bangladesh while covering refugee exodus

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Bangladeshi authorities to act judiciously in the case...

September 21, 2017 by Mizzima

Female leader elected to KNU district-level executive committee

Karen activists welcomed the appointment last week of a woman to a senior role within...

September 20, 2017 by KIC

Suu Kyi appeals to global community, vows to repatriate some refugees

Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she does not fear global scrutiny over the Rohingya...

September 20, 2017 by Mizzima

Amid meager rural development allowance, Bilu Island lacks funds for road repair

Townships in Mon State say they are struggling to achieve much in the way of...

September 19, 2017 by Mon News Agency

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The Bilu Kyun Bridge controversy

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