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Burma or Myanmar has a big trouble with corruption, which is deeply rooted among its bureaucrats and military elites. It seems to be intertwined with abuses of power and violations of term of office committed by the previous and current authorities.
In keeping with a message dated 20 February to the Parliament sent by President U Thein Sein, a commission is going to be formed to make a start on corruption in the country. The President sent his list of nominees for the committee to the…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2014 at 5:00
As most analysts believe, the first nationwide ceasefire talks between 16 ethnic armed groups including the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the Government’s Peacemaking Work Committee in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, ended on 5 November…Continue
Posted on November 14, 2013 at 7:39
Peace talks between Unio n Level Peace Making Committee and KIO was held at Shwelion 4 February (Monday), the state-run New Light of Myanmar said today.
The meeting was attended by a six-member team led by Union Ministers Aung Min and Ohn Myint from Union Level Peace-Making Committee along with a five-member team led by Salang Kaba Sumlut Gam, head of Education department and KIA's vice chief of staff General Sumlut Gum Maw from KIO.
In addition, also present at the meeting…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2013 at 3:57
The Government of Myanmar (Burma) has welcomed peace gesture proposed in the statement issued by KIO’s Central Committee on February 1, 2013, as per Press Release (6/2013) of its Information Team via the state-run newspapers on 2 February.
Posted on February 7, 2013 at 3:41