Category: Government

Myanmar MPs Reject bid to Allow Suu Kyi to Become President

NAYPYITAW, MYANMAR – Myanmar’s parliament rejected on Wednesday a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to officially become president.

The rejection had been expected because the proposal was opposed by …

Singapore’s Assistance To Myanmar To Fight COVID-19

In response to a request from the Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports, the Singapore Government has contributed 3,000 diagnostic tests and two polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machines for the detection of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Ambassador to Myanmar, …

Myanmar’s Wa Region to Take Part in 2020 Elections: UWSA

Myanmar’s largest ethnic armed group, the United Wa State Army, will hold voting in four townships of its self-administered region for the first time when general elections are held later this year, a spokesman for the UWSA said Tuesday.

The …

Militia Group Seizes Paddy Fields In Lashio Township

An armed group aligned with the Burma Army has seized hundreds of acres of land from farmers in northeastern Shan State.

The Mangpan People’s Militia Force (PMF) took paddy fields from farmers in Nam Pao village-tract, located in Lashio township, …

Gov’t And Burma Army Attending Shan National Day

At this year’s Shan National Day commemoration in Loi Tai Leng government representatives and high-ranking Burma Army representatives will be in attendance.

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Shan National dat Loi Tai Leng

Lt Col Sai Mueng, the spokesperson for …