As the first JICM on the NCA finishes in Naypyidaw, the second session of the 21st Century Panglong peace conference is set to begin on May 24.
The RCSS says the govt’s regional national-level dialogue in Taunggyi is ‘out of step,’ as the ethnic dialogue remains unable to proceed.
Seven ethnic armed organizations propose holding talks with the government as a UWSA-led alliance, rejecting the NCA path.
The former KNU vice chairperson heads a fated attempt for the ethnic armed organization’s leadership.
Arakan State’s Maungdaw is celebrating the water festival from April 17-20, and local Muslims say they have been told to stay away.
The firm, which is undergoing a restructuring and name change, had been seeking to explore for minerals in an area beset by decades of conflict.
Police seize thousands of detonators during a search of the UWSA liaison office in Lashio, which the Wa claim was ‘unlawful.’
Ko Nay Min is arrested by Mrauk U police for planning the sports competition on the eighth anniversary of the formation of the Arakan Army.
The victors of the recent Karen National Union Congress see off a competing faction that has more doubts about the peace process.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party congratulates newly-elected leaders of the Karen National Union, Burma’s oldest ethnic armed organization.
Signatories and non-signatories of the nationwide ceasefire agreement approve a guide to more autonomy at a conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses recent by-elections with political commentator Dr. Yan Myo Thein and founder of Yangon Watch group Dr. Nyo Nyo Thin.
Saw Mutu Say Poe and Padoh Kwe Htoo Win are elected to the central standing committee, but Naw Zipporah Sein is ousted in the vote.
The leader of the Arakan National Party is victorious in the by-election thanks to a potent mixture of strategy, recognition, and ethno-nationalism.
The SSA-S, the armed wing of the RCSS, a signatory of the nationwide ceasefire agreement, clashes with the Burma Army in Shan State.