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According to the guiding principles of the ASEAN Para Sports Federation, Myanmar will host the 7th ASEAN Paragames in January with the aim to ensure equality, participation and sharing community. Vice-President U Nyan Tun attended the coordination meeting held at Wunna Theiddhi stadium in Nay Pyi Ta ...

Myanmar extends emergency rule in strife-hit northern region

Aug 19, 2015    

Yangon, Myanmar:Myanmar has renewed a state of emergency in a restive northern region bordering China, state media said Wednesday, extending army control over the area during crucial November elections.Fierce fighting between troops and ethnic Chinese rebels erupted in February in the Kokang region of Shan state, causing tens of thousands to flee their homes and angering Beijing when Myanmar's air force dropped bombs in Chinese territory and killed several civilians.Kokang "remains unable to return to normalcy in terms of administration, peace and tranquillity and rule of law", accor...

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