Love For Myanmar News Service 6-21-19

Letter of condolence to Than Shwe is step towards reconciliation: NLD

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s letter of condolence to Former Senior General Than Shwe is a step towards national reconciliation, says the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD).  Read More

Economy outlook positive pending reform acceleration, says World Bank
After a period of volatility during the six-month transition period between April and September 2018, growth in Myanmar has stabilised and the economy is expected to expand at a rate of 6.5 percent in the current 2018-19 fiscal year, according to the World Bank’s June 2019 Myanmar Economic Monitor.  Read More

Buddhist Nationalists Urge Voters to Shun NLD at Ballot Box
Myanmar’s leading Buddhist nationalist group has urged voters to shun Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) in next year’s general election, accusing the party of damaging the “country, race and religion”.  Read More

KNU says it had no time for peace meeting
The Karen National Union (KNU) did not attend a meeting held by the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee because it was holding meetings of its own, according to the KNU.  Read More

More Than 220 Flee Homes in Shan State
Over 220 people from four villages in rural parts of Kutkai Township, in northern Shan State, have fled their homes following military tensions between the Tatmadaw (or Myanmar Army) and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).  Read More

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