• Elections,  News

    To the friends of Myanmar

    Parma, 9th November 2020 Dearest Friends, while we were waiting, the great news came: Aung San Suu Kyi won, NLD won, democracy won. A huge victory. The Burmese people have decided their story once again. With courage, without fear in the face of obstacles. Aung San Suu Kyi is so great, her people are so great. We knew it, we are happy with you. The next few years are ahead of you, the way is paved and open: peace, freedom, health, education, work, universal human rights, opportunities for all. The Republic of the Federal Democratic Union is in your hands. A great job awaits you, we will be with you, as…

  • Elections,  News

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s full speech: towards the elections

    The General Elections will soon be taking place. The time has come for us to ask for the support, the supporting votes, of our people. In reality, the support of the people is at all times an essential for the success of any enterprise of worth for a nation. It is for this reason that the National League for Democracy (NLD), fully aware that we were one with the people and that the people were key, placed our trust in our people, and started out 32 years ago on the long and difficult journey towards a democratic federal Union. The prominent milestones along this long journey are the General Elections…

  • News

    An Appeal to My Country Men and Women”: by Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon

    An Appeal to My Country Men and Women Make a Discerned Choice in the Myanmar Elections By Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon. 1st September 2020 My Dearest Brothers and Sisters, Greetings. Minglarbar. These are challenging times. My prayer accompanies every one of you as you face the challenge of the pandemic. God will protect our nation. We are blessed with another election in November. This calls us to fulfil our duty as citizens by electing our representatives. In this historic moment, I address each one of you, not as a politician but as a religious person, as your own brother desiring only the common good and the welfare of…

  • News

    “Dearest Friends” by Albertina Soliani

    Parma, 7th September 2020 Dearest Friends, I carry you in my heart, you know. The distance of these months is deepening the desire to see you, we are closer than ever. We are facing the same challenge: to stop Covid-19, freeing every people from this suffering. You know that each one of us can stop the infection with our behaviour. I am sure that you, like us, will be personally committed to fighting this pandemic for yourselves, your families, your friends, your neighbours, for the entire people of Myanmar. Aung San Suu Kyi is leading and protecting you with all of herself. A great gift for all the Burmese people, and…

  • Meetings,  News

    Cardinal Charles Maung Bo in Parma. Italy to remember his friend Giuseppe Malpeli

    We publish the text of the Eulogy pronounced by Cardinal Charles Maung Bo in Parma, Italy on October 28th during the Mass in memory of his friend Giuseppe Malpeli.   Dear Friends, Greetings.   Today we have gathered here to remember our great friend Giuseppe Malpeli. We have on so many occasions broken the word and broken the bread around the same altar. Today we gather today in his memory. I am grateful to all of you, who shared his mission, all the relatives and friends. To me it is a moment of personal sadness. I still remember his smile, laughter and his great enthusiasm for Burma. He brought light…

  • News

    Mission Gentiloni Minister in Myanmar

    The Minister Paolo Gentiloni today begins a mission in Myanmar that will last until 8 April. Gentiloni met Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, the minister was the first between the Foreign Ministers of the West to meet her the day after his assumption of the ministry of Foreign Burmese. They are also scheduled meetings with President Htin Kyaw, with the Minister of Religious Affairs and Cultural, Thura U Aung Ko, with the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Minister of Construction, U Win Khaing. The visit comes at a historic moment for Myanmar. The settlement of the government led by the National League for…

  • News

    Burma: after the vote, time for choices

    Democracy is democracy. In a democracy the people is sovereign. The Burmese people have decided. On  November 8th general election, they overwhelmingly chose the leader of the country: Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy cannot be an obstacle run. The 2008 Constitution does not allow Aung San Suu Kyi to be elected as President. A Constitution that survives the regime that produced it. On March 17th, the procedure will be initiated to elect the new head of government, the President. The time to decide is now. Respecting  the will of the people is the first choice of politics, the first act of national reconciliation. Aung San Suu Kyi President of Burma in the name…