Local groups say Facebook CEO’s assurances are not sufficient, given country’s complex and unique characteristics
Meeting planned for late April or early May, commission secretary says
Major-General Tun Myat Naing says FPNCC would be open to NCA with some changes; AA ‘welcomes’ China’s Silk Road project
Kachin forces later release soldiers at base in Hpaka Township as Tatmadaw helicopters strike
Emergency assistance team says Saw O Moo was supporting villagers displaced by fighting in Papun district, calls on gov’t to protect aid workers
Guerilla operations against Tatmadaw, landmine planting to begin on April 10, Kachin group warns
On International Day of Action for Rivers, groups call for halt to dams in conflict zones
Karenni group urges Naypyitaw to implement bilateral deals reached under former administration
Lower House member says government’s relocation of Kaman to Yangon violates proposals in Annan report
‘Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia’ exhibition brings together 18 artists from region
But leadership reaffirms commitment to dialogue on 69th Karen National Revolutionary Resistance Day
Karenni group says incident has caused them to lose trust in the army, hurt peace process.
A smaller group without a fundamental agenda poses biggest threat to complex process, says EU analyst
ENAC argues for states’ right to collect tax, run mother tongue school programs.
Military is trying to drag Arakanese people into communal conflict, says Tun Myat Naing.