Around 30 Burmese nationals, most of them Arakanese, staged a demonstration in front of Thai Consulate in New York on Friday demanding justice for two Arakanese migrant workers who were arrested for murder in Thailand according to Ko Khaing Ba Khine, one of the event's organisers.
The unification of four Karen armed forces into a united military organisation under the name ‘Kawthoolei Armed Force’(KAF) was welcomed by Karen communities and Karen civil society organizations, according to sources from Karen civil society groups.
A 2-1 victory over hosts Laos on 20th October saw Myanmar conclude the ASEAN Football Federation Cup qualification tournament without a single loss and sees them qualify for the full competition kick-off on 22nd November.
The owner of a duck farm and his Myanmar wife have been slain in Ratchaburi province in Thailand and their Myanmar workers are the prime suspects, police said on 20th October according to the Bangkok Post.
Landmark elections in Myanmar have been provisionally scheduled for late next year, electoral officials said on 21st October.
Chin organisations are seeking input from their community on proposed changes to the out-dated Chin Special Division Act of 1948. Representatives of Chin organizations meeting at the National Brotherhood Federation Office in Yangon on 8th October. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Myanmar Football’s crowd trouble has once again found them in trouble, as the Asian Football Confederation fined the Myanmar Football Federation US$24,000 (K24million) and threatened that future games will have to be played behind closed doors if trouble rears its head again.
The planned 2015 general elections will not be postponed, the Union Election Commission chairman U Tin Aye told news media on 20th October.
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