As in previous meetings, the Wa invite to Panghsang mainly ethnic armed groups that are non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement.
Government security forces are ambushed by 30 unidentified gunmen on the border with Bangladesh.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
The groups address the conflict surrounding Burma Army troops’ seizure of two small NMSP bases and the raiding of its liaison office.
Renewed clashes have erupted between the Burma Army and the Kokang rebels in the Kokang Self-Administered Zone.
The full project—to include warehouses, trade showrooms, government offices, and transportation—could cost 2 billion kyats (US$1.5 million).
The regional government plans to upgrade public transport services to relieve worsening traffic jams in the former capital and commercial hub.
Eumeralla Resources is awaiting approval from the Union government to explore a large swathe of Karenni State.
The Drug Policy Advocacy Group calls for new policies focusing on the rehabilitation of drug users.
Representatives from the two groups release a statement pledging ‘collaboration to achieve peace; by seeking the best and necessary approaches.’
The Lower House lawmaker asked the government to take action, saying that Chinese farmers had encroached on about 10 acres of Burmese land.
A President’s Office statement named retired Lt-Col Aung Win Khaing as a suspect in the death of NLD lawyer U Ko Ni.
During a conference in Bagan, international experts and UNESCO representatives share assessments and findings of the post-earthquake restoration work.
The divisional government is surveying the population of squatters across 13 townships in Rangoon and printing identity documents.
Militia leaders in Kachin State Special Region-1 threaten to burn down IDP camp if it is not vacated as soon as possible.