The development of the Wa capital Panghsang symbolizes the UWSA’s transformation into a force to be reckoned with, militarily and politically.
At a meeting of the charter reform committee, it says council’s powers should be given to the President.
Prominent activists, celebrities gather at the ‘Save the Irrawaddy by Offering Compensation’ event in Yangon
Many seem to think that Myanmar's civil war would surely end if all armed groups would only sign the NCA. But the NCA does not deliver what they crave most — self-determination.
Ahead of major events at the United Wa State Army’s headquarters to mark 30 years of a successful ceasefire, Lawi Weng discusses Wa’s delicate balance of power and peace.
“Myanmar is thankful of China as a good neighbor for its correct stance and standing against the international community over the Rakhine State issue,” the general said.
Fears grow for their fate after escaped prisoner tells of beatings and torture; the four civilians were gathering herbs when abducted, he says.
Death threats will not dissuade journalists from covering the Rakhine conflict, but the authorities must take steps to protect them.
Ahead of the State Counselor’s visit to Beijing, Bertil Lintner discusses China’s peace process intentions, concerns on the Myitsone dam and major BRI projects in Rakhine.
The Shanni, a subgroup of the Shan, live in Sagaing Region and Kachin State but they have long been overlooked in politics and their armed group, ignored in the peace process.
Backlash has forced Malaysia to strike a new labor supply deal with Nepal and open talks with other countries. Myanmar has been left out, and its migrant workers are paying for it.
As the State Counselor prepares to attend the BRI summit in Beijing, the likely political cost of yielding to China is becoming impossible to ignore.
Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
As usual, most of Myanmar's ex-generals were among the invited guests at this year's Armed Forces Day events. But a few notable names were conspicuously absent.
In Armed Forces Day speech, Tatmadaw deputy chief issues strong warning to AA, urges all ethnic armed groups to come to the negotiating table