Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
Panglong conference makes progress but ‘trust the key’
WHILE THE third round of Myanmar’s Panglong Conference for internal peace made significant progress by the end of the meeting on Monday, trust building among stakeholders will be the determining factor for success, a Thai scholar said.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:00
Landmines exploding on Panglong path to peace
The historic quest for nationwide peace in newly democratic Myanmar has hit serious roadblocks, just days after the launch of the 21st-century Panglong Conference. Fragile truces that enabled the government and armed ethnic groups to sit down together o
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 01:00
Myanmar needs to fill in the gaps
Until all of its armed ethnic militias are gathered at the bargaining table, peace will remain piecemeal
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:48
UNSG to attend 21st Century Panglong Conference
NAY PYI TAW - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend the Union Peace Conference, also known as the 21st Century Panglong Conference, which will take place in Naypyitaw on August 31.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 01:00
Public cartoon display backs Panglong
YANGON - A pro-peace cartoon show in support of the so-called 21st-century Panglong conference was publicly launched on August 12 at Mahabandoola Park in Yangon.
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 19:17
Myanmar rebels can keep arms
YANGON - The Myanmar government will allow three rebel groups - Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and Arakan Army (AA) - to participate in this month's Panglong conference without giving up their a