Representatives from the TNLA and KIA say further engagement with State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi appears promising.
In this story from 2014, Bertil Lintner explores Wa history, identity and politics, and how this ethnic group is portrayed in Burma.
The State Counselor’s jade necklace, worn to a peace conference dinner, attracts style praise alongside criticism of resource exploitation.
Six family members who ran Ava tailor shop in downtown Rangoon face life sentences after abusing two girls for five years.
Burma’s President grants amnesty to ex-religious affairs minister U Hsan Hsint, along with 258 prisoners, to commemorate the Union Peace Conference.
Burma Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing describes the demands of some ethnic armed groups as ‘far beyond the federal system.’
Ma Ba Tha also asks its followers to attend briefings in Rangoon after state Buddhist authority orders shutdown of ultra-nationalist organization.
The state Buddhist Sangha authority Ma Ha Na imposes further restrictions on Ma Ba Tha.
Children in Burma’s conflict-afflicted areas need hope for a better future and more access to assistance, says UNICEF.
United Nationalities Federal Council will not attend landmark peace meeting as Northern Alliance members arrive in Naypyidaw.
On the eve of Burma’s Union Peace Conference, China shows its influence, engaging in shuttle diplomacy among stakeholders.
Seven northern alliance members are likely to join the second 21st Panglong peace conference, as leaders wait to fly from Kunming, China.
CEO of local cab-hailing app Oway Ride says govt needs to implement policies to improve cars, train drivers, and introduce standard rates.
The govt issues invites to nine ethnic armed organizations using the term ‘special guests,’ after many groups reject attendance as observers.
Fishermen of Maday Island in Arakan State are rallying against a Chinese-owned seaport, as authorities ban them from fishing near the project.