The Kachin Independence Army says it suspects the tanker trucks from China would have fueled junta airstrikes on its positions.
The Rawang people’s militia near the Chinese border is reportedly forcing villagers to fight the Kachin Independence Army and the NLD’s new forces.
The projects are part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative but plans to implement them come as anti-China sentiment is increasing.
The National Unity Government’s Prime Minister Mahn Win Khaing Than says the shadow administration is working to help the embattled Chin State town.
A National League for Democracy Shan State member is the latest assassination victim while others continue to face arrest.
Myanmar’s regime seized the mountainous town of Mindat on Saturday and is reportedly shooting civilians on sight.
The use of artillery on civilian targets has led to talk of possible genocide being committed against the ethnic Chin community of Mindat.
The Kachin Independence Army is trying to take control of a strategic road linking Kachin and Shan states.
In recent days, a number of NLD politicians from Rakhine State have been detained by the military regime.
Writer Hnin Pan Eain, her husband and son were seized by the security forces at their home in a nighttime raid.
Myingyan Township villagers held off hundreds of regime soldiers for hours using largely homemade arms.
Senior academics are refusing to work under the military regime and say recruitment attempts will fail.
From Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to elected lawmakers to civil servants to anti-regime protesters, nearly 4,000 are still being detained and arrest warrants have been issued for another 1
Since independence there have been several failed military rebellions, giving little encouragement to those hoping a mutiny will topple today’s junta.
The Irrawaddy charts how the February coup has economically devastated the country in just over three months.