Min Thu Ta — Nai Rot Sa, vice chairman for the New Mon State Party (NMSP), passed away last Saturday night. The vice chairman who was being treated for cancer at Sangkhlaburi Hospital died at 8:20 pm.
Aye Mi Aung – The late New Mon State Party (NMSP) Vice-chairman Nai Rotsa may be gone but he hasn’t been forgotten. As funeral arrangements are being planned a flood of condolences expressing deep sorrow for his recent death have already reached the NMSP office.
CONTRIBUTOR - Earlier this month, leading government, industry and civil society leaders descended upon Naypyitaw for the 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia. With Myanmar poised to take over as chair of ASEAN in 2014 leading up to the charted 2015 realization of the ASEAN Economic Community, the gathering marked a new milestone in Myanmar’s political and regional leadership. But one key issue was not squarely tabled.
The students of Arakan have shown disappointing result in the matriculation examination of Burma (Myanmar). The result of the 10th class final examination, conducted by the Myanmar examination board, was announced on June 8, where only 21.17 percent students of Arakan have cleared the examination.
Several foreign businesspeople have recently made moves to lease land in Yangon, circumventing a longstanding law that no foreigner can buy or own land in Myanmar.
The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army held an ethnic nationalities seminar to exchange views and to assess the current political situation in Burma. The seminar was held at Sone Zee Myaing village, Karen State on June 15.
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