A look at the decisions behind the power shift in the ethnic blocs as the peace process continues.
With the majority of members having signed the ceasefire agreement, the UNFC may dissolve and be consigned to a relic of history.
The group’s chairman says the Panglong peace conference caters to the Myanmar Army and not ethnic people’s wishes for a federal system.
Military-to-military talks come after months of intense clashes; villagers trapped in Tanai trickling into relief centers
Leadership defends itself against criticism it should have waited for UNFC allies to ink accord.
But leadership reaffirms commitment to dialogue on 69th Karen National Revolutionary Resistance Day
Tatmadaw also faults U Min Ko Naing’s reference to child soldiers.
NMDP, LDU need time to conduct consultations, President’s Office says.
The two UNFC members agreed to a deal after meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
Report says increased participation of women in politics could further cement peace agreements and bolster post-conflict rehabilitation.
Groups need to iron out differences over security re-integration terminology, says secretary
It remains uncertain if the next session of the Union Peace Conference will be held at the end of the month as previously planned.
Group cites Tatmadaw interference in public consultation process.
As fighting continues around the country, observers and stakeholders comment on the effectiveness of the peace process moving forward.
The Irrawaddy discusses to what extent the country will be able to move forward in 2018 amid political problems that surfaced in the past year.