State Counsellor inaugurates Upper Namhtwan Hydro Power plant in Putao (Kachin State, Upper Myanmar)
Thu, 10/01/2019 - 16:00

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson of the Central Committee for Development of Border Areas and National Races, attended a ceremony to open the Upper Namhtwan Hydro Power Plant in Putao, Kachin State yesterday. At the ceremony, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi unveiled the in...

The Global New LIght of Myanmar (10 January 2019)
Russia won’t support any UN move to pressure Myanmar
Sun, 30/12/2018 - 17:00

Russia has reiterated its position to resolve Rohingya crisis through "bilateral negotiations" saying it will not support any resolution in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to put pressure on Myanmar engaging the UN.

"China has its own policy. Our position is very similar to Chin...

Prothom Alo Bangladesh (30 December 2018)
Myanmar Military Declares 4-Month Ceasefire in Shan, Kachin Conflict Zones
Sat, 22/12/2018 - 16:00

The Myanmar Military on Friday declared a unilateral four-month ceasefire in Kachin and Shan States, the northern and eastern regions of the country that been under military conflict for much of the country’s 70 years of independence from Britain. The move is the first truce ever initiated by the...

Radio Free Asia (21 December 2018)
Indian President Expresses Support for Myanmar During State Visit
Fri, 14/12/2018 - 14:15

YANGON—The visiting Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed his support for the Myanmar government during a state visit this week amid growing domestic and international pressure.

The president is on his first official visit to Myanmar at the invitation of President U Win Myint for...

The Irrawaddy (13 December 2018)
TIMELINE: Eight Decades of Myanmar-Japan Relations at a Glance
Sun, 07/10/2018 - 16:45

Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi left Myanmar for Japan on Friday. It is her third visit to the Land of the Rising Sun since 2013. Prior to that she had not visited the country since her sojourn at Kyoto University as a researcher in 1985-86. This year marks the 64th anniversary of di...

The Irrawaddy (5 October 2018)
Myanmar ‘resolutely rejects’ ICC ruling on Rakhine; voices ‘serious concerns’ over UN human rights report
Sun, 30/09/2018 - 02:15

“The ICC decision was made on dubious legal grounds and applied to a situation where domestic remedies have not yet been exhausted,” said Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

UN News (28 September 2018)