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Shanni Army Leader Assassinated in Sagaing Region

Maj-Gen Sao Khun Kyaw, deputy commander-in-chief of Shanni Nationalities Army (SNA), was assassinated by a gunman in Homalin Township at about 9am May 26....

Adrian Cowell’s Last Gamble

Presentation at Opening the Archives: Southeast Asia Collections at the University of Washington Collections-The Adrian Cowell Collection on Shan State Drug and ethnic Wars,...

Locals Ask Shan State Govt Why They Bankrolled 200 Million Kyat Stadium in Taunggyi

Locals have spoken out against the construction of a stadium in Taunggyi costing the Shan State government more than 200 million kyat (more than...

Shan State Govt Provides Food Aid to Less Than Half of Kyaukme IDPs

By HSENG LENG The Shan State government has provided food to around 1,700 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Shan State’s Kyaukme Township, after...

SNLD Campaign Car Tumbles Into Shweli River, Killing Three, Child Still Missing

By Hseng Leng/SHAN Three women were killed and a child is missing after a vehicle carrying Shan National League for Democracy (SNLD) election campaigners drove...

Hundreds of Burmese Migrants Arrested in China While Showing Support for NLD

Chinese police have detained more than 400 Burmese migrants in Ruili, Yunnan Province this week after they reportedly participated in a campaign event where...

Dr Sai Aung Tun, Burma’s Iconic Shan Historian, Dies at 88

Famous Shan historian Dr Sai Aung Tun died last Friday (September 25) in Yangon. He was 88-years-old. "Most leaders of the Shan community are his...

More Than 80 People Arrested Throughout Shan State for Breaking Curfew

By SAI HSENG LENG Authorities in three Shan State towns have arrested and detained more than 80 people for breaking a curfew order put...

KBZ Bank Temporarily Closes Muse and Namkham Branches

Kanbawza (KBZ) Bank announced the temporary closure of its branches in the northern Shan State towns of Muse and Namkham on August 17. The bank...

500 Kyat Notes With Gen Aung San Circulated In Northern Shan State

New five-hundred kyat (US 36 cents) currency notes depicting Gen Aung San have been spotted in Lashio, located in northern Shan State.  The late Aung...

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