Write on Monday, 16 February 2015 Published in Myanmar
Venerable Ashin Nyanissara speaks during a ceremony of the centennial birthday anniversary of General Aung San in Natmauk, Magway on February 13, 2015. Photo:Venerable Ashin Nyanissara (Sitagu/Thegon Sayadaw)/Facebook
Venerable Ashin Nyanissara speaks during a ceremony of the centennial birthday anniversary of General Aung San in Natmauk, Magway on February 13, 2015. Photo:Venerable Ashin Nyanissara (Sitagu/Thegon Sayadaw)/Facebook

Students marching against the controversial National Education Law have rejected the request of a prominent religious leader to stop their protests.

Write on Thursday, 12 February 2015 Published in Myanmar
Four-party talks between the government, students, parliamentarians and the NNER over the National Education Law underway at Yangon Region Parliament headquarters on February 11, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Four-party talks between the government, students, parliamentarians and the NNER over the National Education Law underway at Yangon Region Parliament headquarters on February 11, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima

Myanmar student demands for changes to the controversial National Education Law have been agreed but student demonstrators say they will continue to march.

Write on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 Published in Myanmar
Dr Thein Lwin speaks during a news conference in Yangon on February 7, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Dr Thein Lwin speaks during a news conference in Yangon on February 7, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima

National League for Democracy Chairperson Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will lead her party's education committee after education activist Dr Thein Lwin was suspended from membership of the party’s governing body.

Write on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 Published in Myanmar
Still on the road to Yangon. Mandalay students column leaves from Aung Lan Myo, Magway Region to Pyay on February 9, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Still on the road to Yangon. Mandalay students column leaves from Aung Lan Myo, Magway Region to Pyay on February 9, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima

The Myanmar government has called on students marching towards Yangon to end their protests over the National Education Law and return to talks tabled for February 11.

Write on Monday, 09 February 2015 Published in Myanmar
A woman riding a bicycle in front of the convocation hall at the Yangon University, Yangon on December 12, 2013. Photo: Mizzima
A woman riding a bicycle in front of the convocation hall at the Yangon University, Yangon on December 12, 2013. Photo: Mizzima

The rector of Yangon University said the students converging on Yangon will not have permission to enter his campus and continue their protest there.