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Unavoidable Truth: Shan State Tops World Opium Producer

Shan State, which had been ranked as the second-largest opium production, has now surpassed Afghanistan, which held the title of top producer for many...

Political Upheaval Spurs Revival of Poppy Farming

The mountains are adorned with a spectacular array of colorful flowers, resembling a vibrant garden. However, upon closer inspection, one would realize that the...

Army Chief Wants Shan Armies To Stay At Headquarters

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, the commander in chief of defense services, wants the two most powerful Shan ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) to remain close...

Man Killed By Gunmen In Muse

A man in Burma's northern unruly Shan State was shot and killed on his motorbike by two unidentified assailants this Wednesday (July 2). Eyewitness Ko...