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President U Thein Sein receives a British delegation led by Speaker of the House of Commons, UK Parliament Mr. John Bercow and party at the Credentials Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay-Pyi-Taw on 30 July 2013. (Photo: http://www.president-office.gov.mm/en)

UK Parliament Speaker John Bercow leads Burma delegation

By Wed, Jul 31, 2013 5:08PM UTC Comments Off President U Thein Sein receives a British delegation led by Speaker of the House of Commons, UK Parliament Mr. John Bercow and party at the Credentials Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay-Pyi-Taw on 30 July 2013. (Photo: http://www.president-office.gov.mm/en)

Burma’s President Thein Sein received a British delegation led by Speaker of the House of Commons, UK Parliament Mr. John Bercow and party at the Credentials Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay-Pyi-Taw on Tuesday, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper said today. The British Speaker of the House of Commons was accompanied by...

Opinion: President must end corruption for real reform in Burma

By Tue, Feb 19, 2013 12:15AM UTC Comments Off President-U-Thein-Sein-meets-Chin-State-government-officials-and-townselders-at-the-state-government-office-in-Haka-on-17-Feb.-2013-Sunday.(Photo: http://www.president-office.gov.mm/en/)

Burma President Thein Sein visited Chin State at the weekend where he called on government executives to amend their way of thinking and embrace democracy, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported. He said the objective of the government is peace and stability of the State protected by the rule of law. The country...

Burma: May President prevail to increase educational funds?

By Sat, Feb 16, 2013 5:36PM UTC 1 Comment President U Thein Sein gives speech at Kalay University in Chin State, Burma on 15 February 2013, Friday.(Photo: www.president-office.gov.mm)

Investment in education is the most profitable development venture for the nation, President Thein Sein said during Friday’s visit to University of Kalay in Sagaing Division which is located in western Burma closed to Chin State bordering with the Indian state of Manipur in the north and the Indian state of Mizoram in the west....

Will Burma bring back human rights in Chin State?

By Tue, Dec 11, 2012 8:10PM UTC 1 Comment Pu Zing Cung Chin, General-Secretary of the National Front (CNF), took part in the second-round talks between the Union Level Peace-making Committee and the CNF Peacemaking Committee, on 9 December 2012,(Monday) at ‘Myanmar Peace Center’ in Rangoon. (Photo Credit: Khonumthung News Group)

The Union level Peacemaking Committee and the Chin National Front (CNF) held a second round of peace negotiations at ‘Myanmar Peace Center’ in Rangoon from 7 to 9 December in the presence of international observers, the state-run New Light of Myanmar has reported. The paper said that out of 31 proposals raised by CNF, 27...