After years of working with EAOs in the east, the Christian relief group run by an ex-U.S. marine has found a new mission in Rakhine; AA leader has ‘no objections’
Ethnic leaders welcome move but voice disappointment that Mon teachers will not be full-time, salaried employees.
On this day in 1949, government forces defeated the Karen National Defense Organization on the outskirts of Yangon, after it came perilously close to seizing the capital.
A Chinese company behind an urban development project near the Thai border says it is planning to build on a swath of land many times the size it was granted by the government.
Monday’s fire at the No Po refugee camp, where some 10,000 refugees from Myanmar live, destroyed at least 50 homes.
Veterans urge young people to remember sacrifice of revolutionary movement.
Meanwhile, KIO says it is not bound by Tatmadaw’s four-month truce
At this year's event, ethnic armed groups have a golden opportunity to start settling their differences peacefully and devise a new path to peace with the government and military.
The KNLA blamed the death on the military for encroaching on its area of control in Karen State's Papun Township without prior notice.
Government spokesman U Zaw Htay said he hoped the KNU's recent decision to temporarily withdraw from negotiations would ultimately help move the peace process forward.