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...
State Counsellor inaugurates Upper Namhtwan Hydro Power plant in Putao (Kachin State, Upper Myanmar)Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 16:00The Global New LIght of Myanmar (10 January 2019)
Russia won’t support any UN move to pressure MyanmarSunday, December 30, 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 ZonesSaturday, December 22, 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 VisitFriday, December 14, 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 GlanceSunday, October 7, 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 reportSunday, September 30, 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)
Democratic Transition in Myanmar: Challenges and the Way ForwardWednesday, August 22, 2018 - 15:00
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi gave a lecture titled “Democratic Transition in Myanmar: Challenges and the Way Forward” on 22 August 2018 at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. The ceremony was opened with the address by Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Teo Chee Hean. In her lecture, State...State Counsellor's Facebook page
Five dead, nearly 100,000 displaced by Myanmar floodsMonday, July 30, 2018 - 17:15
At least five people have been killed and over 95,000 people have been forced to flee their homes by widespread flooding in seven states and regions during the past week, the Disaster Management Department said.
It said two people died in the floods in Magwe, and one each in Tanintharyi, B...Myanmar Times (July 30, 2018)
ICRC President in Myanmar & Bangladesh: Food Aid Essential In MyanmarSaturday, June 30, 2018 - 13:00
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer is visiting the northern areas of Rakhine State for the first time. During his three-day visit he observed a Red Cross Movement mobile medical clinic in Buthidaung and joined a food distribution in Maungdaw. The Re...ICRC
President U Win Myint holds talks with ICRC PresidentSaturday, June 30, 2018 - 12:45
President U Win Myint received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), yesterday afternoon at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw.
During the meeting, they exchanged views and discussed matters related to the status of expanding ICRC operations...Global New Light of Myanmar (30 June 2018)