Hundreds of representatives from Myanmar’s ethnic insurgent groups gathered in the capital on Wednesday for talks aimed at reviving Aung San Suu Kyi’s stuttering peace process after months of heavy fighting.
Facebook Inc said on Friday it would no longer allow certain advertisers to exclude racial or ethnic groups when placing ads on its service, following criticism that the practice was discriminatory.
Myanmar government is making efforts to pave way for non-signatory armed groups to the Nationwide Cesaefire Accord (NCA) to join and complete the signing before a national-level political dialogue is to start next month, official media reported Friday.
China's protection of ethnic minority rights won recognition from both domestic and overseas specialists at a China-Europe seminar on human rights, which opened Wednesday in the southwestern municipality of Chongqing.
Hundreds of representatives of Myanmar's ethnic tribes gathered Wednesday in the country's capital for historic peace talks with the government aimed at ending decades of separatist insurgencies that have claimed thousands of lives.
Myanmar's ceasefire non-signatory armed groups, represented by the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC)'s Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN), has vowed to continue negotiation with the government on all-inclusive peace process, according to a press release of the UNFC published on Monday.
Myanmar is seeking a new approach in its peace process by reforming the former Myanmar Peace Center with a new National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC).
The Miao Sisters Festival, a traditional festival of the Miao ethnic group, was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2006.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday (April 18) vowed to press for greater autonomy for the nation's ethnic minorities, in an early move to soothe the rebellions roiling the country after her party's ascent to power.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will address ethnic armed groups Tuesday, organisers of a fresh round of peace talks said, after she outlined peace as a priority for her government when it takes power in March.
China's top legislature on Sunday adopted an amendment to the Education Law to strengthen bilingual teaching among ethnic minorities and improve higher education.
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