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.
Unable to vote in the 2015 general election due to conflict, Central Shan State townships buck nationwide trend of low voter turnout.
A total of 19 regional and Union parliament seats are up for grabs in by-elections, but voters appear reluctant to cast their ballots.
The stations will be moved, rather than shut down, due to security concerns.
A local mother and her 5-year-old daughter are killed, and two others injured, by artillery fire in latest clash in Kutkai Township.
Northern Alliance spokesperson says MNDAA troops were transporting Laukkai hotel workers to a safe place.
Chinese authorities estimate that more than 20,000 are seeking refuge across the Chinese border in Yunnan Province.
World Bank helps with audit of state-owned banks, Coffee Genius launches Shan State plantation tours and cruise specialist expands to Burma.
Ta’ang National Liberation Army says clashes in the area are likely to be ongoing and ‘quite serious.’
Disagreements between the government, the military, and ethnic armed groups over the peace process help explain the MNDAA’s attack in Laukkai.
Ministry of Defense confirms the attack, says it will damage peace and stability of the nation.