Locals fear for the future of a dilapidated but storied manor in northern Shan State.
Court revokes bail of nine farmers and land rights activists who continued to work land confiscated in 1998.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses developments in Shan and Kachin states and their impacts on the peace process.
Hsipaw court will rule on bail next week in case of three detained journalists, says judge.
Three locals are held for ransom in northern Shan State, according to reports.
Deputy judge informs defense lawyer of appearance only after reporters leave court.
Both sides suffered injuries, says a spokesperson for the ethnic armed group.
Myanmar Press Council must stand with reporters if they are to escape unlawful association charges, says Media Law consultant U Khin Maung Myint.
One killed as Myanmar Army fire on two TNLA members they suspected of extorting money in northern Shan State.
Ethnic armed groups reject Myanmar Army accusation they were planning to target markets, bus stations and govt offices with explosives.
Joint mining venture with the government is poisoning water supplies and damaging farmland, according to local villagers.
On the eastern edge of downtown Yangon, Daw Shan Ma delivers authentic Shan flavors in a modern setting.
Police transfer case though reporters remain in local jail.
Township police chief suspects attack is related to the arrest of seven people, including three ethnic Ta’ang, under unlawful association act.
Three journalists, including The Irrawaddy’s Lawi Weng, are accused of breaching the Unlawful Associations Act for reporting on an ethnic armed group.