Tatmadaw rejects Indian newspaper reports of joint raids, says cooperation limited to arresting rebels and holding meetings.
UPDJC secretariat member U Khin Zaw Oo vents apparent frustration with EAOs’ decision to boycott formal talks.
Tatmadaw’s refusal to recognize troop deployments of AA, TNLA, MNDAA leaves prospect of progress on political front bleak, Maj-Gen. Tun Myat Naing says.
Self-described humanitarian aid group, which Tatmadaw accuses of training EAOs, says it is already helping IDPs in Rakhine.
KNU chief says aim of Chiang Mai meeting of PPCM was to move peace process forward; Tatmadaw says Bangkok attaché, not commander-in-chief, asked Thai army to intervene.
Maj-Gen. Htun Myat Naing denies links to ARSA, says he doesn’t underestimate the abilities of the Tatmadaw. He welcomes China’s role as peace broker, and foreign investment if it
Despite the Northern Alliance’s policy of assisting members who come under attack, opposition from China and the UWSA make this unlikely.
To rebuild trust, it is time to rethink the way blanket noncooperation has been employed.
Karen Women Organization head Naw K’nyaw Paw discusses her work and her remaining goals after becoming the 3rd Myanmar recipient of the International Women of Courage Award.
Chiang Mai summit of NCA signatories considers scrapping its Steering Team
Karen group says two sides agree on need to resume regular political dialogue
Hong Liang will be remembered for his aggressive efforts on behalf of China’s infrastructure, security goals.
Total of 6,520 prisoners released including many drug convicts; Arakanese politician, author not included
Karenni party, Loikaw gov’t agree to keep channels open at meeting attended by military, Union-level officials
Not welcome in the West, Tatmadaw leaders are boosting arms purchases from Russia and consultations with China, despite the latter’s ongoing support for border-based EAOs.