Myanmar’s economy performed better in the 2017-18 fiscal year with a recovery in agriculture, improved manufacturing performance and strong services growth, the World Bank stated
The TNLA has opened its first liaison office in the declared capital of the Wa self-administered region in Shan State to improve communication with allied armed groups.
Animals are now hunted for flesh, trunks and hide, in addition to illicit ivory trade.
Salai Isaac Khen, the resigned minister, said that his resignation “showed accountability” for his failure to implement projects in the state.
Leaked audio purports to catch Customs Department Director U Yin Min Aung telling tax officials to stick together while taking bribes but not to take more than their share.
A Myanmar foreign ministry delegation said it is accelerating the repatriation process but that it needs to promote awareness among its citizens.
Mark Green said he would also ask Myanmar for "free and unhindered humanitarian access throughout the country" as well as access for media to travel freely.