updated Fri. January 6, 2023
Radio Free Asia
August 15, 2017
Mass protests erupted in Myanmar in 2007, sparked at first by widespread anger over a steep jump in fuel prices. But public ire quickly turned against the military government that had ruled the Southeast Asian nation with an iron fist for five decades. The protest movement was dubbed the 'Saffron Revolution' – named afterÃâÃÂ ...
June 11, 2017
Htay Kywe, a resident of Myine Township, had worked in making palm sugar, collecting firewood and weeding. She earned about 600 kyats ($0.45) each day at the time. But from sewing she makes about 4,000 kyats ($3). “I do not need to worry about making a living any more,” she said. In the past most ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2017
Chaungzon has been vacant since Daw Khin Htay Kywe, the NLD member who won the seat in 2015, was appointed to the Constitutional Tribunal, which required her to resign from parliament. She won Chaungzon with 44.25% of the vote. The party also held the seat in the 2012 by-elections. Its candidateÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2017
The Chaungzon constituency is presently vacant because the representative elected in 2015, Daw Khin Htay Kywe from the NLD, was forced to resign after she was appointed to the Constitutional Tribunal. Nai San Hlaing, a committee member of the Mon National Party, said the decision should have beenÃâÃÂ ...
June 1, 2016
“To be honest, we felt some doubt when Mya Htay Kywe Linn and Royal Summit jointly submitted an application for this low-cost housing project,” he said. Royal Summit is a subsidiary of Myanmar of Infrastructure company. “Even though we trust Mya Htay Kywe Linn because it's a local company, we knewÃâÃÂ ...
Radio Free Asia
March 28, 2016
Military MP Lieutenant Colonel Htun Lin Oo sought to have Khin Htay Kywe, a former political prisoner who is a Mon state parliamentarian, and legal expert Twar Kyin Paung, disqualified. The panel's members are elected proportionally by the president and both houses of parliament. But upper houseÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2016
The committee members will include Aung Kyi Nyunt of Magway Constituency-4, Thein Lwin of Kachin Constituency-10, Kyin Kite Mann of Chin Constituency-7, Nwe Nwe Aung of Mon Constituency-2, Kyaw Kyaw of Rakhine Constituency-4, Khin Htay Kywe of Chaungson Constituency, Kyaw Soe Lin ofÃâÃÂ ...
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
February 4, 2016
Steven previously served on draft bill, ethnic affairs and peace implementation committees in Burma's first Parliament. Lower House NLD MP Khin Htay Kywe of Moulmein in Mon State, the re-elected Ba Shein of the Arakan National Party (ANP) and Khin Maung Win and Kyaw Soe Lin, both of the NLD,ÃâÃÂ ...
February 2, 2016
The lower house Speaker elections will be supervised by NLD MP Daw Khin Htay Kywe as temporary chair. The business of electing the president and two vice presidents is expected to begin next week. President U Thein Sein's five-year term ends on March 30. Barred by the constitution from taking theÃâÃÂ ...
September 2, 2015
The Kayin State government identified a plot of vacant land to avoid ownership conflicts, and sold it to Mya Htay Kywe Linn Construction for K13 million per acre, officials said to media. Infrastructure of Myanmar will be responsible for building the project. U Than Mya, managing director of Mya Htay KyweÃâÃÂ ...
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