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Angelina Jolie visits Burma's parliament

Angelina Jolie Pitt visits Myanmar on a peace mission

Rangoon : Myanmar's Parliamentary house speaker Shwe Mann took time out on Wednesday to welcome UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie Pitt to parliament. According to a press release issued by the British embassy in Rangoon, Angelina Jolie Pitt ... The Nation Pakistan, 3 days ago
Jolie visits Yangon activists Eleven Myanmar, 1 day ago

Speaker of parliament switches constituency

Ruling party leader and parliamentary Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann says he has decided to run for election in his hometown of Pyu in Bago Region rather than stand again for his present constituency in Nay Pyi Taw. Making the announcement on social ...
 Myanmar Times6 days ago Myanmar parliament speaker seeks holding of referendum on approved amendment bill along with election  Xinhua News Agency1 month ago Speaker wades into kyat crisis  Myanmar Times1 month ago Mixed Response as Charter Reform Bill Goes to Parliament  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Shwe Mann: USDP Confident of Election Success, Will Not Cheat

Union Parliament Speaker Shwe Mann, center, at a 2014 Martyr's Day anniversary event in Rangoon. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) RANGOON — The ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) is confident of its chances for success in ...
 Irrawaddy4 days ago Love of the Union or Love of the Party? The USDP Must Decide  Irrawaddy1 week ago Referendum planned for election day  Eleven Myanmar4 weeks ago Charter Referendum, of Dubious Import, to Be Held With Election: Shwe Mann  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Ceasefire Talks End Without Resolve, Will Resume in August

Hla Maung Shwe of the Myanmar Peace Center speaks with reporters on the sidelines of peace negotiations in Rangoon on July 22, 2015. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The latest round of peace negotiations between the Burmese ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Final Peace Deal Eludes Myanmar Government and Armed Ethnic Groups  Radio Free Asia1 week ago Myanmar ethnic peace talks recess without peace agreement  The Hindu1 week ago Myanmar gov't, ethnic groups desire for finalization of ceasefire deal week ago

Opposition Party Courts Women Candidates

Shwe Shwe Sein Latt, a renowned women's rights advocate, is expected to run for Parliament on the NLD ticket. (Photo: Nang Seng Nom / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — When Burma's voters head to the polls in November, they will see an unprecedented ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

Kyaukphyu Residents Talk Downsides of Development

The Shwe gas pipelines run from an offshore site in the Bay of Bengal to Kyaukphyu in Burma's Arakan State and eventually on to China. (Photo: Ko Soe / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Residents from about 60 villages have gathered in Kyaukphyu, ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
Eleven Myanmar

Shwe Man Chan Thar dance troupe to stage a thrilling performance in Sagaing

Shwe Man Chan Thar, a renowned dance troupe, will perform at a ceremony to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the founding of Sagaing at the end of this month. We are very proud to participate in this celebration. This is a unique celebration of ...
 Eleven Myanmar3 weeks ago
Eleven Myanmar

The neon glare of Nyaung Shwe

On one humid night delegates from civil society organisations across Southeast Asia were celebrating the end of a conference at a posh big hotel in Nyaung Shwe on the edge of Inle Lake. The boisterous party dragged on way past 10pm. Lights from the ...
 Eleven Myanmar4 weeks ago

Monk decries corruption and abuse of power in Sangha

An outspoken monk has launched a fierce attack on corruption and abuse of authority in the clergy. Shwe Nya Wah Sayadaw U Pinnyasiha, who has already defied a ban on preaching imposed by the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, said monks who defy ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago

MP calls for Than Shwe to break deadlock

With civilian and military MPs at loggerheads over proposed constitutional reform, a hluttaw representative yesterday put forward a novel solution: ask former Senior General Than Shwe for his opinion. Riding to the rescue? Then-Senior General ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago
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