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Family of Shan Detainee Sentenced by TNLA: ‘They Didn’t Inform Us’

Nang Mo Hom was sentenced to three years in TNLA custody for allegedly violating their criminal code. Family members of the Ta’ang National Liberation...

OBITUARY: Mon national leader Nai Ngwe Thein passed away

On the evening of October 2 Nai Ngwe Thein, the prominent Mon national leader, passed away due to his long-term illness at the age...

THE POPPA MEETING: A Camp David-like peace deal initiative?

Lately, the rumors making the rounds for a few weeks ahead of a Camp David-like meeting, to propel the stagnation of peace negotiation process,...

Unofficial Shan-China Border Road Cut Off by Chinese Authorities

A border point connecting Muse Township with China has been blocked, with Chinese authorities reportedly warning locals not to travel to Burma. Locals in northern...

The founding of NLD 30th anniversary: Another election campaign manifesto?

Another well aimed, forerunner election campaign move in the form of  National League for Democracy (NLD) 30th anniversary founding statement was doled out, last...

The Wa crackdown on Christian churches

The generally religiously tolerant and lenient Wa State, officially known as Wa Self-Administered Division, suddenly become embroiled in chaos when the United Wa State Army (UWSA)...

Shan MP’s Proposal to License Unregistered Cars Fails

An SNDP parliamentarian’s request to issue license plates to non-licensed cars is voted down in the Shan State legislature. A proposal put forward by...

SNLD By-Election Campaign Blocked in Pyin Oo Lwin

SNLD campaigners said they were not allowed a welcome procession with drums and gongs, and locals who hosted them were threatened. Administrative officials in Mandalay’s...

Shan State Parliament Moves to Ban Gambling Shops

Citing an increase in crime, the MPs unanimously back a proposal to close gambling venues in the state. The Shan State parliament approved a proposal...

INTER-ETHNIC CONFLICT IN SHAN STATE: Shan woman entrepreneur abduction raises racial...

As the combined force of Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) armed clashes with the Restoration...

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