Twilight Over National Reconciliation

June 23, 2016 by Sai Awn Murngon/S.H.A.N

The 1962 coup d’ėtat staged by General Ne Win ended an era of saophalong and mahadevi (ruling princes and princesses) in the Shan states, ushering in decades of repressive military rule in Burma. Like many Shan royalty, Sao Kya Seng, the saophalong of the northern...

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NLD HAND BACK 232 ACRES CONFISCATED FARMLANDS – RIGHTFUL OWNERS NOT HAPPY

June 23, 2016 by KIC

Villagers in Karen State are less than ecstatic that more than 232 acres of farmland, confiscated by the Burma Army and other government officials will be returned to them. The National League for Democracy Government’s Land Management Group, based in Karen State, said the land...

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EU unveils new strategy for Myanmar

June 23, 2016 by Mizzima

The European Union held a press conference at Sule Shangri-La Hotel on 22 June 2016 to introduce its new policy on Myanmar called "Elements for an EU strategy vis-à-vis Myanmar/Burma: a special partnership for democracy, peace and prosperity" which, according to a statement, lays out...

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General News

NLD HAND BACK 232 ACRES CONFISCATED FARMLANDS – RIGHTFUL OWNERS NOT HAPPY

Villagers in Karen State are less than ecstatic that more than 232 acres of farmland...

June 23, 2016 by KIC

EU unveils new strategy for Myanmar

The European Union held a press conference at Sule Shangri-La Hotel on 22 June 2016...

June 23, 2016 by Mizzima

UNICEF-funded Mon textbooks provided to State Gov’t

The Mon State Government have been supplied with UNICEF-funded Mon textbooks aimed at state-run schools...

June 23, 2016 by Mon News Agency

WLB: Military Offensives Need to Stop Before 21st Century Panglong Conference

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) called on the Burma Army to stop offensives and...

June 23, 2016 by KIC

Rohingyas reject the NVC process in Maungdaw

A working group of the Central Committee for Implementation of Peace and Development in Rakhine...

June 22, 2016 by Kaladan Press

Mon State Gov’t to replace ‘Bop Htaw’ statue

The Mon State Government will replace the ‘Bop Htaw’ statue at the roundabout near the...

June 22, 2016 by Mon News Agency

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Keeping a Chin tradition alive by bringing it online

Twenty-eight-year-old Cing Zeel Niang was born in Chin State but left home at an early...

Opinion

Twilight Over National Reconciliation

The 1962 coup d’ėtat staged by General Ne Win ended an era of saophalong and...