Kay Zue

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Tuesday, 7 July 2015

More than 500 boat people arrested in Phyarpon district who are now at the 37th milepost on the border between Myanmar and ...

Aung Takon: investigation says 20 people missing. Survivors of the ferry vessel accident cry for their lost relatives as they arrive at the Sittwe port, in Sittwe, western Myanmar on March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Rakhine parliamentarians have criticised an investigative commission’s findings on the recent Aung Takon ferry disaster in Rakhine.

U Hla Maung Shwe (L), KNU General Secretary Padoh Saw Kwe Htoo Win (C) and Col Khun Okkar (R) at during a press conference at the Myanmar Peace Centre in Yangon on March 22, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Monday, 23 March 2015

The 7th round of ceasefire talks will take a pause and will resume on March 30 because some points remain to be discussed.

The seventh round of ceasefire talks gets underway in Yangon. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Wednesday, 18 March 2015

During the seventh round of ceasefire talks between the Union Peacemaking Working Committee and the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team, which began on March 17, the discussions mainly focused on how to stop the current fighting as soon as possible, according to participants speaking afterwards in a press conference.

U Sein Win Aung, former Myanmar ambassador to China
Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Relations between Myanmar and China have been strained by the fighting that erupted in the Kokang region on February 9 between government troops and forces loyal to Pyone Kyar Shin, who heads the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army. It is the most serious fighting in the region since 2009, when the MNDAA was ousted from power in fighting that followed its refusal to form a border guard force under Tatmadaw command. Mizzima’s Kay Zue discussed the relationship between Nay Pyi Taw and Beijing in an interview with U Sein Win Aung, who was Myanmar’s ambassador to China from 2000 to 2003.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Chinese officials recently told a visiting Myanmar delegation not to misunderstand China as a result of the fighting between Myanmar government forces and the Kokang armed group in the Laukkai area, according to the former Myanmar Ambassador to China, U Sein Win Aung, who attended the Sino-Myanmar bilateral meeting held in China.

Civilians wearing red armbands with the word “Duty” on them launched a violent crackdown on activists and students protesting outside the Yangon City Hall on March 5, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Monday, 9 March 2015

Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe said in the meeting with the 88-Generation Peace and Open Society that the action taken against activists and students by men wearing red armbands outside Yangon City Hall was lawful.

Rakhine State is the home to most of Myanmar's white card holders. A trishaw drives along the main road during the curfew time following communal violence in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar, June 17, 2012. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Saturday, 28 February 2015

Temporary ID card or white card holders in Rakhine State say they will hand over their white cards to the relevant authorities only if they get a similar ID card to take the place of the white cards. 

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