Sai Ba Nyan, volunteer vice chairman of a northern Shan State IDP camp with more than 900 people, feels that Burma’s govt has forgotten about them.
The family members release a five-point statement on the 70th Union Day anniversary in Panglong town, Shan State.
The event at the Restoration Council of Shan State’s headquarters reflected the organization’s legal standing and promoted Burma’s peace process.
Two bouts of fighting occur between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) in Kyaukme Township.
Sai San Nyunt was contesting a regional seat in Mong Hsu Township, Shan State, and was preparing to begin his campaign in the constituency.
Beekeeping is seen as an effective way to raise incomes in rural areas and hundreds of farmers are being trained how to produce honey in Shan State.
World Food Programme says it will not be able to continue full operations after the end of February unless they receive more funds.
KBC members visit the two pastors at the police station in Muse town, where the pair remains jailed and awaits formal charges.
Burma’s State Counselor is scheduled to visit the place where her father Gen. Aung San signed agreements with ethnic leaders 70 years ago.
The Shan State Army-North counters defense ministry claims they attacked Burma Army troops, saying their own bases were attacked.
Farmers will seek government help to resolve their dispute with the army over land in Ye Bu, a village in eastern Burma’s Shan State.
Whereabouts of Nawng Latt and Gam Seng confirmed after the pair went missing in Mong Ko, Shan State during Burma Army and Northern Alliance conflict.
‘They threatened to attack us if we refused to withdraw from our base. They ordered us to withdraw by noon today,’ says Col Sai Su of the SSA-N.
Local sources blame the shelling on the Burma Army, but the Ministry of Defense points a finger at the TNLA.
Retired Kachin nurse Esther, 65, is fearless when it comes to both fighting drug abuse and treating patients in northern Shan State’s conflict zone.