Ethnic signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) have met with the Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) to negotiate with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on the release of four detainees.
Clashes broke out twice on January 11 between the No10 battalion of No4 Brigade of Karen National Union (KNU) and the New Mon State Party (NMSP) near Thechaungphyar Village, Yayphyu Township.
The incidents took place in an area of disputed territory and the cause of the clashes is still under investigation.
The Yangon Region government launched a three-day operation to reduce traffic jams and crime around the Bayintnaung wholesale centre
President Htin Kyaw has appointed retired diplomat Thaung Tun as national se
The authorities cannot make contact with the relatives of one out of five Myanmar workers killed during a sword attack in
About 3,000 refugees in two camps near the border in Kachin State have fled to China after government troops seized two Kachin Independence Army (KIA) outposts.
The military took the major KIA positions, Gidon on December 16 and Laiphoun on December 27.
Civilians at the camps said that the military’s heavy artillery shells dropped near the camps amid ongoing attacks.