Ethnic armed group says gunship bombed, strafed its positions after Tatmadaw sustained heavy losses in fierce clash; military denies ordering air strikes.
It is currently the rice growing season in Shan State and famers are continuing to attempt to grow food on the land, despite widespread fears of landmines left behind.
Amyet Taung residents, in Rakhine State’s Rathedaung Township, have fled, accusing the Tatmadaw of burning down their homes—accusations the Tatmadaw denies.
Lawyers, lawmakers and activist are calling for justice and accountability as the toll of civilian deaths in military detention rises amid fighting in Rakhine State.
Farmers in villages in and surrounding a naval base in the Kyaukphyu SEZ, in southern Rakhine State, have been ordered to cease paddy cultivation.
Rathedaung, Kyauktaw, Minbya and Paletwa see fighting; Tatmadaw denies AA’s claim to have killed scores of soldiers as baseless.
Daw Nang Yin, wife of Mong La leader U Sai Lin, also praises State Counselor, saying she has had to worker harder than men for her achievements.
One truck hit but driver unhurt; convoy was traveling at night despite a curfew in the area; military accuses AA of detonating device but group denies claim.
Officials from conflict-torn state meet with company to discuss proposal, which includes housing, hotels, factories and a jetty.
Villagers in rural parts of Kutkai Township, in northern Shan State, fled their homes when fighting broke out between TNLA troops and the Tatmadaw Sunday morning.
A Tatmadaw unit opened fire in a Rakhine village Thursday afternoon, injuring four civilians—including a 9-year-old boy—and damaging a government school.
UPDJC secretariat member U Khin Zaw Oo vents apparent frustration with EAOs’ decision to boycott formal talks.
The Rakhine education department has as of yet no figures for the number of schools shut or students or teachers displaced by conflict as the new academic year kicks off.
Over the course of four days, 752 residents of southern Chin State fled to safety in urban areas as clashes between the Tatmadaw and Arakan Army move further north.
An Arakan Army report claims that over 1,000 Myanmar military troops have died in recent fighting, a claim which the military rebuts.