Ambassadors to Myanmar from 18 countries have called on the military and ethnic armed groups to end hostilities as the country is extremely vulnerable to impacts of COVID-19.
An ethnic Mon man died after stepping on a landmine in Mon State’s Ye Township while going fishing in an area that has seen clashes between Mon and Karen armed groups.
Some 21 villagers were killed and dozens hurt when fighter jets allegedly strafed several villages in Chin State’s Paletwa amid fierce clashes with the AA, locals said.
Fighting in Mong Kai and Keysi, Shan State has continued despite the ethnic armed group’s efforts to deescalate the situation.
As China’s influence grows, Myanmar would do well to seek stronger contributions from India to the country’s development, democratic transition and military capacity.
The Myanmar army said an officer was among a group of soldiers killed and wounded in an attack by the RCSS in Shan State; the armed group said it was attacked first.
Wa leaders finally have the helicopter so long speculated about in local and foreign media. What does its purchase say about the power balance in Myanmar’s northeast?
Conveniently for the military, the Myanmar government and the international community have opted to push a discredited ‘development over peace’ strategy in Karen State.
On a cold night in Shan State’s Loi Tai Leng recently, army generals shared whiskey with ethnic commanders; what does the uneasy camaraderie signal for the peace process?
The Arakan Army and the Myanmar military are trading blame as yet another shell strikes a village, this time injuring 21 young students at a school in Buthidaung.
Whether it’s to celebrate their history, find long-lost loved ones or just enjoy the festivities, people flock to Shan State National Day from all corners of the region
Despite declines elsewhere in Myanmar, the UNODC says, opium growth remains tough to address in conflict areas of Shan and Kachin states.
Telecom firm Telenor says the government has reimposed an internet blackout in five townships in Rakhine and Chin states, though no official announcement has been made.
The Myanmar military says it only uses drones for security purposes, rejecting AA’s claim it uses them in combat; KNU says even reconnaissance use violates ceasefire.
Teachers and other civil servants are refusing assignments in Chin State’s Paletwa Township due to security concerns; many have even quit rather than work in the area.