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President Thein Sein meets with ‘Peace Donor Support Group’ on 12 June. (Photo: www.president-office.gov.mm)

Opinion: Will the President keep his promise of peaceful Burma?

By Wed, Oct 17, 2012 12:47AM UTC Comments Off President Thein Sein meets with ‘Peace Donor Support Group’ on 12 June. (Photo: www.president-office.gov.mm)

The Burmese government led by President Thein Sein looks as if it is paying no attention to its own promises. The President has pledged during the presidential inaugural ceremony that he would mainly work in support of good governance, national reconciliation, poverty alleviation and establishing a long-lasting peaceful society.  However, the regime is unwilling to...

Burma: PNLO signs peace deal with Government, amid uncertainties increase

By Mon, Aug 27, 2012 7:12PM UTC Comments Off President Thein Seinmeets with 'Peace Donor Support Group' on 12 June. (Photo: www.president-office.gov.mm)

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...

People of Burma eagerly ask for peace in Kachin State

By Fri, Jun 08, 2012 1:09AM UTC Comments Off People of Burma eagerly ask for peace in Kachin State

Burma’s 65-year-old Historic Panglong Agreement has been ignored up till now by successive Burmese regimes. The agreement has been overlooked by generals while they take charge of the country. The Panglong Agreement was signed on Feb 12 1947, between General Aung San and leaders of the Chin, Kachin and Shan ethnic groups, guaranteeing to establish...