Shortly before Xi Jinping's arrival in Myanmar, the SNLD warns Myanmar and China that pushing development projects without public approval in Shan State would be harmful.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Naypyitaw on Friday for a two-day visit during which he will seek a commitment to China’s BRI projects from Myanmar’s leaders.
Myanmar military finds grenades, RPGs, explosives and other weaponry in a cave in northern Shan State; it says some of the material was likely manufactured by the KIA.
In a sign of their close relationship with Beijing, Myanmar ethnic armed groups based near the border with China made a special effort to welcome Xi Jinping.
Civil society groups have called for transparency, impact assessments as Myitsone Dam, other Chinese projects in Kachin State are causing social, environmental problems.
During her visit to Kayah State, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi promised to look into military land grabs but ignored complaints about a statue of her father, Gen. Aung San.
The Myanmar military and the Arakan Army have both said that the other side is responsible for the deaths of three civilians last week in Chin State.
A local group says Arakan Army soldiers beat civilians in Paletwa, Chin State when they attempted to stop one soldier from raping an ethnic Khumi woman.
The Ta’ang Women’s Organization says villagers are increasingly being targeted as violence increases between Myanmar’s military and rebel armies in northern Shan State.
Myanmar’s military attacked a Kachin Independence Army base in Shan State on Wednesday, ending a relative lull in violence between the two sides over the past year.
At the long-awaited resumption of the Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi urges all parties to the peace talks to look beyond their own goals.
The New Mon State Party has criticized the National League for Democracy for failing to bring peace, amend the Constitution or advance federalism and ethnic equality.
A mine blast in Buthidaung Township, Rakhine State killed four children and injured six others on Tuesday. The Myanmar military has blamed the Arakan Army.
RCSS complains to military over detention of two unarmed members attending a community event in southern Shan State.
In a positive sign for the formal peace process, Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement signatories will meet government representatives at the 8th JICM in Naypyitaw on Jan. 8.