Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told supporters earlier this month in Loikaw, Kayah State, that her recent historic meeting with Myanmar’s president, head of the armed forces and hluttaw speaker must be repeated if “national reconciliation” is to be achieved.
Myanmar has used its time as chair of ASEAN to steer the regional organisation toward deeper engagement with its neighbours and stronger links with the rest of the world, President U Thein Sein said last week.
Yangon police are to open up more to the media and the public, it was announced earlier this month. The police will establish a unit to issue news and update information, said EU Ambassador Roland Kobia. The EU has been providing training in community policing.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last week urged the Myanmar government to accelerate the process of granting of citizenship to stateless Muslims living in northern Rakine State.
The trial is under way for a man accused of sexually assaulting an American grade-one teacher in Mandalay last month.