Chiang Mai University has inked an MoA with Spring University Myanmar, which was set up last year for students who don’t want to study under the junta’s education system.
A new report reveals the Myanmar military planned 2017’s brutal purge of the Rohingya years in advance.
Regime airstrikes and arson attacks destroyed an entire village in Hpakant Township, while fighter jets bombed a village outside the Kayah State capital.
The AA abducted the senior member of the rival Arakan Liberation Party two months after he attended peace talks staged by the military regime in June.
The regime claims the groups are being formed at the request of local people for their own protection, but many listed as members had no knowledge of their inclusion.
Through brutality and ineptitude, the junta leader has turned the Tatmadaw into a personal army that is reviled by the people.
As regime losses mount, the Karen National Union said that the combat ability and will to win of junta forces has declined dramatically.
Former army officer U Aung Ko, who is said to be close to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, has been suffering from heart problems in Insein Prison.
A combined force of the Kachin Independence Army and local resistance groups captured the camps in Hpakant Township.
With the Myanmar currency continuing to weaken against the US dollar, fuel prices jumped by 200 kyats per liter overnight on Monday.
The military regime has stayed silent about the battles in Kale Township, which have reportedly left 35 junta troops dead.
With the junta increasingly reliant on airstrikes to combat the resistance, more and more civilians are being displaced or killed by regime bombing.
The same military that killed student activist Ma Win Maw Oo in 1988 hanged her contemporary, Ko Jimmy, in July. Today’s anti-junta resistance has inherited their spirit.
Resistance groups attacked junta forces across Sagaing and Magwe regions in four days of fierce fighting.
Also this week, Min Aung Hlaing changed his tune on his recent Russia visit, and the regime parroted Beijing’s line on a controversial US visit to Taiwan.