With the landmark threatened by unrestrained development by the well-heeled, the draft law prioritizes local governance and environmental stewardship.
The armed wings of the SSPP and the RCSS have agreed to lay down arms and take to the negotiation table to settle their ongoing disputes over territory.
Kachin group says Tatmadaw launched an offensive against it in Muse Township despite official ceasefire.
The Ta’ang National Liberation Army has accused the Myanmar military of helping the southern Shan-based armed group take new northern bases.
Trust between ethnic groups is breaking down, monasteries have become IPD camps and people are being forced to join ethnic armies.
Two Ta’ang groups say armed men in photos found on a memory card left in Mann Lee village have been identified as RCSS members
The missing ethnic Ta’ang have not been seen since fighting engulfed Mann Lee Village in Namtu Township on March 1.
No suspect yet in murder of captain-turned-businessman in Kyaukme Township
Shan armed group asks residents of Namtu Township to pay 25,000 kyats per household
Second petition this month urges SSPP, RCSS to end armed territorial dispute in Hsipaw Township
In Rankhu, a remote spot three hours’ drive from Loikaw, it’s almost possible to believe there’s ‘nothing to kill or die for’
The RCSS says one of its soldiers involved in a shooting on Tuesday in southern Shan State that left at least four ethnic Pa-O people dead died from his own wounds two days later.
Some 2,000 residents of 7 villages sheltering in monasteries, churches as RCSS, SSPP fight over territory
TNLA accuses Tatmadaw of mining public roads in ‘non-conflict’ zones
Some 750 IDPs from Mong Yin village are sheltering in Namtu town as RCSS clashes with joint TNLA/SSPP force