Accounts belonging to Myanmar traders in Yunnan Province are closed in Chinese authorities’ crackdown on gambling, money laundering and illegal trade.
Myanmar is the eighth-largest refugee-producing country in the world, according to the UNHCR with more than 490,000 refugees hosted mainly in neighboring countries.
Burma authorities arrest three female suspects wanted for the grisly murder of a karaoke bar girl and hand them over to Thai police.
Trio of experts investigating alleged human rights abuses by security forces to be led by Indira Jaising, an advocate of India’s Supreme Court.
Footage appears to show several Tatmadaw members beating and kicking three men as at least six unidentified men are handcuffed and questioned.
Local businesses in Lashio, Shan State share letters allegedly showing Ta’ang National Liberation Army demands for protection money.
Residents of Nyaungshwe Township who had land confiscated by the previous government in 2012 now face businesses’ application for official ownership.
Clashes intensify between the North Alliance and the Burma Army in Ta’ang and Kokang areas, weeks before the 21st Century Panglong peace conference.
‘The current government is trying to reconcile with the Tatmadaw, but has delayed in doing so with the ethnic groups,’ said a CSSU spokesperson.
Artillery shells and gunfire kill and injure local residents in clashes between the Burma Army and Ta’ang National Liberation Army.
The Burma Army described the three victims—two Shan and one Bamar—as TNLA soldiers, but locals say that they were not members of the armed group.
The RCSS says the govt’s regional national-level dialogue in Taunggyi is ‘out of step,’ as the ethnic dialogue remains unable to proceed.
A quick round-up of the latest updated results of the weekend’s by-elections from the Union Election Commission.
Shops selling horn also stock other protected wildlife products including whole elephant tusks, carved elephant ivory and tiger skins.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party triumph in nine out of 19 available seats, fairing badly in Shan State constituencies.