Amid increased fighting in Shan State between armed rebels and the Myanmar military, more than 3,000 have become displaced, including about 150 school children.
As an ethnic alliance mounted a major offensive at home, the Tatmadaw’s talented musicians brought the military glory at the International Army Games in Moscow.
Burma Campaign UK adds 38 firms including Apple, Google, Huawei to list of businesses with links to Tatmadaw or projects abusing human rights, environment.
Army releases few details of senior general’s visit; experts say transport plane is too expensive for military.
With ongoing fighting between the Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, and armed ethnic rebel groups in their own backyards, villagers in northern Shan State’s Kutkai Township fear for
Army repels 200 ethnic troops who attacked Lashio, Kutkai towns on Sunday; Tatmadaw says EAOs are trying to cut off communication, trade routes.
Two more bridges destroyed, army base attacked as rebel alliance continues offensive in NE Myanmar.
This week, The Irrawaddy sits down with NLD lawmaker U Aung Kyi Nyunt to discuss the long road to democracy, and the merits of Myanmar’s ‘obligation-based’ society.
While warning that Thursday’s strikes could derail the peace process, President’s Office says door is still open to ceasefire talks with Northern Alliance.
With the Union Highway closed following deadly rebel attacks on Myanmar military and police targets on Thursday, returning to Yangon has become difficult.
After strikes by joint TNLA, AA, MNDAA force in Shan and Mandalay, rebel group says the ‘counteroffensive’ will continue, warns civilians to stay out of conflict zones.
Many IDPs trapped as army puts besieged villages in township’s rural areas under lockdown due to heavy fighting with AA, lawmakers and residents say.
The educator was struck by artillery shrapnel while attempting to wait out the clash on a roadside in Kutkai Township; he was later treated at a hospital and released.
A teacher, an administrator and others are in military custody in Rakhine State, facing anti-terrorism charges for alleged Arakan Army ties—charges their relatives deny.
Newtec cut ties with Myanmar-military backed telecom operator in response to UN report; local partner Com & Com says number of subscribers affected won’t be large.