However, some observers are puzzled by the military’s willingness to deal with TNLA, AA and MNDAA
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.
Ethnic affairs reporter Lawi Weng writes that the RCSS have their sights set on moving north for improved border trade, a stronger armed force and, preferably, no TLNA rivalry.
Beijing has refused to deal with Tsai's administration since she took office in 2016, accusing her of pushing for the island's formal independence.
The KNPP says misunderstandings of a 2012 two-way agreement, stipulating the movement of troops among other terms, need to be dealt with in order to move closer to signing the NCA.
The meetings are part of a series of informal discussions being held this weekend in an effort to move the struggling peace process forward.
Some 2,000 residents of 7 villages sheltering in monasteries, churches as RCSS, SSPP fight over territory
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
On the 11th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, we revisit this story from October 2007, in which the editor explained why Burma’s generals fear the influence of the Sangha.
At a meeting in Laiza, signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement discussed how all groups could participate in the country’s peace deal.
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
The fighting has displaced hundreds of villagers in Namtu Township, where two ethnic armed groups accuse a third of encroaching on their territory.
Local lawmakers said nearly half the 1,500 villagers displaced by fighting in Namtu Township on Monday were back home or on their way.