Peace Corps Expands To Magway Region
Thu, 11/04/2019 - 15:45

April 5, 2019

YANGON — Today, U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel swore in 32 new Peace Corps Volunteers, nearly doubling the total number of Peace Corps Volunteers in Myanmar. The Volunteers sworn in at the ceremony at the Summit Parkview Hotel will serve for two years, teaching English at basic...

U>S Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar
A Conversation With US Ambassador Scot Marciel
Sat, 06/04/2019 - 13:45

On March 8, 2019 The Irrawaddy’s editorial team invited US Ambassador Scot Marciel to their office in Yangon to participate in a conversation on a range of issues, particularly the many challenges Myanmar is facing. The ambassador offered his frank views in response to questions from senior edito...

The Irrawaddy
Rakkhine State Investment Fair 2019
Fri, 22/02/2019 - 15:15

February 18, 2019 Japan’s top envoy to Myanmar said that economic development is an answer to Rakhine’s conflict and that Tokyo is considering providing aid for the state. “If there is economic development, I believe that there will be no conflict,” Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Maruyama said ahead...
“Criticism without any certain proof hurts the nation’s dignity,”
Sat, 16/02/2019 - 19:15

Myanmar’s army chief, Min Aung Hlaing, who is facing international calls that he be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, has denied any systematic army persecution and said such accusations were an insult to his country’s honor.

Tokyo Reuters (15 February 2019)
State Counsellor visits Pearl Island, Lampi Marine National Park, meets Salon ethnic people
Fri, 15/02/2019 - 20:30

The Chairperson of the Central Committee for Development of Border Areas and National Races, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi who was in Myeik Town, Taninthayi Region arrived to Bokpyin Township Pearl Island by Tatmadaw helicopter yesterday morning. She was accompanied by Union Ministers Lt-...

The Global New Light of Myanmar (15 February 2019)
State Counsellor meets with people from Kengtung, Mongton, Monghsat townships, discuss peace, rule of law and development
Fri, 08/02/2019 - 16:45

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with the local people during her visit to Kengtung, Mongton and Monghsat yesterday, discussing the issues related with peace, the rule of law and development.
Speaking at the meeting the people in Kengtung yesterday morning, the State Counsellor str...

Global New Light of Myanmar (7 February 2019)