It was on January11, the 19-member peace-talk delegation of Karen National Union left the border town of Myawaddy intended for first official ceasefire talks in Pa-an Town, capital of Karen State, with Burmese government representatives, according to the media news. Burma’s Thein Sein government had already expected signing a preliminary truce with the Karen National...
The peace-making group of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO) in response to the peace bid proposed by the Government of Myanmar (Burma)held talks with the State Level Peace-Making Group at the Taunggyi Hotel in Taunggyi Sunday morning, The State-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper said today. The meeting was attended by Vice-Chairman of the...
Why is it so difficult for Burma to reach its objectives in the peace-process? The country has been at civil war since independence was declared in 1948. The cost of the civil war pulls Burma down into an abysmal gorge of poverty. Furthermore, the war turned the nation into one of the world’s most impoverished...
Chairman of the Union Peace-making Central Committee, President of Myanmar (Burma) Thein Sein received a delegation from Peace Donor Support Group (PDSG) coordinators Norway, United Nations, Australia, Britain, the World Bank and European Union at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Naypyitaw on 12 June, the state-run New Light of Myanmar Daily said. According to the...
YANGON, Burma (AP) — A legal activist in Burma says a top rebel official who was sentenced last week to 20 years in prison on treason charges has been freed under a presidential pardon. Aung Thein says the senior leader of the ethnic Karen National Union rebel group, Mahn Nyein Maung, was released Monday from...
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