The TNLA has opened its first liaison office in the declared capital of the Wa self-administered region in Shan State to improve communication with allied armed groups.
Prospects for peace are fading and the latest escalation in fighting is a sign that ethnic armed groups are losing faith in negotiations with the government and military.
The Northern Alliance reports increased attacks not only in Kachin but also in Palaung, Kokang and Rakhine areas.
The Northern Command of the Myanmar Army has sued three Kachin youth who led a sit-in protest against ongoing clashes in Kachin State for defamation.
Ethnic armed groups that signed the NCA will hold more informal talks with the government and military later this week in preparation for the next 21st Century Panglong.
Vows action against ‘persons in ordinary clothes’; insists police acted legally.
The commander of the Northern Command says the Tatmadaw has to carry out attacks for regional stability as well as in response to ambushes by the KIA on govt troops.
Eight people detained in Yangon on Saturday at a protest calling for an end to fighting between the Myanmar military and ethnic armed groups have been sued and released on bail.
The Irrawaddy discusses the latest developments in Myanmar's peace process and the obstacles impeding progress.
China condemns fighting between Myanmar government troops and ethnic militants near the Chinese border, which has caused people to flee into Chinese territory.
Most of the dead are civilians; TNLA confirms attack on security post and casino, blames deaths on Tatmadaw
Karen community leader and family eeks out existence in forest after fleeing increased Tatmadaw presence in Ler Maw Plu
Court orders trio to pay 30,000 kyats each for violating Peaceful Assembly Law by staging Myitkyina sit-in.
Two men protesting for the govt to rescue villagers trapped in Kachin State due to armed clashes were arrested under Article 19 of the Peaceful Assembly Law.
Police have sued the organizers of weekend protests calling on authorities to rescue villagers trapped by fighting between the Myanmar military and the KIA.