A National Press Award Committee last month formed a group to draw up a constitution. Committee chairman Maung Wuntha told The Myanmar Times that the eight-member group, formed on November 29, will finalise the committee’s constitution before the end of this year.
Thecommittee formed to spearhead a biopic about General Aung San has offered the director’s role to French filmmaker Luc Besson, a member of the group said last week.
An Archaeologial dig in central Myanmar has uncovered a bounty of human remains, including at least 35 uncremated individuals thought to date from the Bronze or Iron Age, a spokesperson from the Department of Archeology, National Museum and Library said last week.
The head of the Euro-Burma Office, Mr Harn Yawnghwe, on his role in last month’s negotiations on the Thai-Myanmar border, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s role in peacebuilding and the need to achieve a ‘political solution’ with ethnic groups.
Myanmar needs help and understanding from the international community to encourage the democratisation process, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said last week after meeting United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.