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Khun Tun Oo absent from peace talks

Khun Tun Oo, the chairman of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), has...

Burma army attacks SSPP/SSA ahead of Panglong Conference

Less than a week ahead of Burma’s historic 21st Century Panglong Conference, the Burmese...
Shan NGOs

Salween River is not for sale, says Shan NGOs

  Shan civic groups held a press conference in Bangkok today, claiming that the Burmese...
peng jiasheng

Kokang leader throws weight behind Panglong Conference

The exiled leader of the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), Peng Jiasheng, released...
Ethnic groups meeting

Ethnic groups discuss shape of a future Shan State

Representatives of 13 ethnic groups have concluded a five-day meeting in Shan State capital...
land confiscation for Salween Dam in northern Shan State

Taunggyi farmers face criminal charges over land issue

Some 130 farmers in Shan State capital Taunggyi, who claimed their lands were seized...
protest against Salween Dams

Shan CBOs call for Suu Kyi to halt Salween dams

Twenty-six Shan-based organizations on Wednesday sent an open letter to Burma’s State Counselor and...
Dead bodies of three villagers

Shallow graves uncovered in Namtu Township

The bodies of three local men have been discovered in shallow graves in Namtu...
First JICM meeting

Pre-Panglong high level meeting with EAOs in the offing

In response to the 8 signatory ethnic armed organization (EAO)s’ formal request on 11...
Yawnghwe Palace

Family opposes turning Yawnghwe Palace into marketplace

Sao Haymar Thaike, the daughter of Burma’s first president, Sao Shwe Thaike, has spoken...