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News Myanmar » Mon: Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest: defense

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-journalists/civilian-witness-contradicts-myanmar-police-on-reuters-reporters-arrest-defense-idUSKCN1G51SU
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

YANGON (Reuters) - The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act ... after being handed some papers at the Saung Yeik Mon restaurant by two police officers they had not met before.

News Myanmar » Mon: Bomb attacks in Myanmar's northern state affect govt's effort on national reconciliation: Aung San Suu Kyi

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/23/c_136995064.htm
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Lashio, a major trading town in northern Myanmar, is the capital city of the country's Shan state where several ethnic armed groups are active. Earlier this month, two more ethnic armed groups -- the New Mon State Party and Lahu Democratic Union joined the ...

News Myanmar » Mon: Aung San Suu Kyi Scores 1st Win in Myanmar's Crumbling Peace Process

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/aung-san-suu-kyi-scores-first-win-myanmars-crumbling-peace-process/4257632.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The NMSP, representing the Mon ethnic group, has been a prominent player in peace negotiations and for decades has run parallel government structures, including schools and law courts, in southeastern Myanmar. However, the LDU, representing the Lahu of ...

News Myanmar » Mon: 2 groups join Myanmar government's peace process

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/13/2-groups-join-myanmar-governments-peace-process.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The signings of the Nationwide Cease-fire Agreement in Myanmar's capital, Naypyitaw, on Tuesday by the New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union are the first since the original eight groups joined in 2015 under the previous military government.

News Myanmar » Mon: Two ethnic groups sign up to Myanmar's flagging peace process

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/two-ethnic-groups-sign-myanmars-broken-peace-process-032540886.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

... ethnic groups signed a ceasefire in Myanmar on Tuesday in a move which the government hopes will revive a flagging peace process dogged by continuing fighting and widespread distrust of the army. The New Mon State Party (NMSP) and Lahu Democratic ...

News Myanmar » Mon: Myanmar: State Of Peace Process Not Very Encouraging – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-myanmar-state-of-peace-process-not-very-encouraging-analysis/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

According to the TNLA, Myanmar’s armed forces had directed air strikes at their ... The groups that signed the agreement were the Lahu Democratic Union (LDU) and the New Mon State Party (NMSP) and both are very insignificant groups that will alter ...

News Myanmar » Mon: Armed groups sign ceasefire pact amid fighting in north Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/armed-groups-sign-ceasefire-pact-amid-fighting-in-north-myanmar/81512
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union — both not currently engaged in fighting with Myanmar’s military — signed a ceasefire pact in Naypyidaw on Feb. 13. The agreement of two more ethnic groups to sign the nationwide ceasefire ...

News Myanmar » Mon: Myanmar Signs Ceasefire With Two Rebel Groups Amid Decades of Conflict

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/13/world/asia/13reuters-myanmar-military.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union signed the National ... The United Nations described Myanmar's crackdown as ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya, a charge Myanmar denies.

News Myanmar » Mon: Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest - defence

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKCN1G51T2
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

YANGON (Reuters) - The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act ... after being handed some papers at the Saung Yeik Mon restaurant by two police officers they had not met before.

News Myanmar » Mon: 2 groups join Myanmar government's peace process

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/international/wirestory/groups-join-myanmar-governments-peace-process-53039346
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Other major groups continue to keep their distance. The signings of the Nationwide Cease-fire Agreement in Myanmar's capital, Naypyitaw, by the New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union were the first since the original eight groups joined in 2015 ...