Army is stopping the ‘unlawful acts’ of ethnic rebels, say military representatives.
The displaced have sought refuge in two churches in Namti town, following clashes between the Myanmar Army and the KIA.
The Naga NSCN-K faction says it will not sign the ceasefire agreement unless it covers Naga people in both Myanmar and India.
Representatives from both sides of Myanmar’s government spar over civilian-military relations at a public forum in Naypitaw.
The verbal order follows intensified troop deployment in the region.
The New Mon State Party held a military parade on Mon Revolution Day after being banned by the Myanmar Army from doing so anywhere but party headquarters.
Says enhanced troops are solely for security purposes and that security in the region is the responsibility of the Myanmar Army.
Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including state capital Sittwe.
On the 67th Karen Martyrs’ Day, KNU leaders stress the importance of maintaining the culture and tradition.
The State Counselor’s Office defends its efforts to maintain peace and security in the region.
After 46 days in detention, The Irrawaddy looks at the most pivotal moments during the arrest and imprisonment of three journalists.
Remaining points of concern pertain to ceasefire rules and monitoring, the military’s code of conduct, and troop relocation.
‘Those who can’t shatter the shackles of the past, have caused a lot of hindrances in the democratic transition,’ says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aung Win Khaing, one of the main suspects in U Ko Ni’s assassination, is still at large with police staying silent about progress in their search for him.
At the request of Arakan National Party lawmakers, Myanmar Army has dispatched a battalion to northern Rakhine State.