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CSSU Chairman Sai Aik Pao: ‘We Failed to Achieve Unity’

As he concludes his final days as CSSU’s head, Sai Aik Pao reflects on his year as chairman, and ongoing conflict in Shan State....

Government Forces Search for RCSS/SSA in Central Shan State

Troops reportedly told the Shan army to withdraw to a ‘recognized area’—but Shan soldiers say there is no such agreed-upon territory. Government forces have...

Gen Yawd Serk: ‘The Peace Process Has Stalled Because of the Tatmadaw’

SHAN speaks to the RCSS/SSA leader about his decision not to attend the third session of the Union Peace Conference this month. At the third...

Who is navigating the peace process ship?

The second round of the Union Peace Conference went ahead in the Burmese capital, Naypyidaw, from May 24 to 29. During those six days...

UNFC prepares for 21CPC and other challenges

The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) – a coalition of 12 ethnic armed groups that declined to sign the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) with...

Sao Shwe Thaike’s daughter demands return of Yawnghwe Palace

Burma’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism recently announced that it plans to turn the compound of Yawnghwe Palace into a marketplace. Located in Taunggyi District,...

Lt. Gen. Yawd Serk : If this conference is wrong, it will affect the future of the union

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s State Counsellor and leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), has pledged to hold a national conference later...

Shan State Chief Minister: I feel saddened that people are disappointed

Dr Linn Htut, the National League for Democracy (NLD)'s pick as Chief Minister for Shan State says he is saddened that some people are...

Lt. Gen. Yawd Serk: We Have To Stand On Our Own Two Feet

Lieutenant General Yawd Serk, chairman of the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA), is the leader of an organization that is one...

Without federalism, “democracy itself will discriminate against us”

The Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center (ENAC) was founded in 2013 to support Burma’s political dialogue through the development of inclusive policy recommendations created by...

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