Karen Student Network Group calls for more action around return of refugees and IDPs

June 21, 2017 by KIC/Sa Isue

The Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) used World Refugee Day on June 20 to call for more action on the return of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the Thai-Myanmar border. In a statement, president of the KSNG Saw Htoo Htoo Stin claimed that the...

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Government’s peace overture, China’s involvement and the Pangkham alliance

June 21, 2017 by SHAN/ Sai Wansai

As United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), an alliance of 7 Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) is pulling through its bi-annual meeting in two phases, one from from June 20 to 26 for the UNFC’s members and the other, from June 27 to 29 for all EAOs...

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Tatmadaw clashes with unknown armed group in Maungdaw

June 21, 2017 by Narinjara

A clash broke out between Tatmadaw troops and an unknown armed group in southern Maungdaw Township, Rakhine (Arakan) State on June 20, according to local residents. One local resident of Kha Yay Myaing Village told Narinjara News that fighting took place between 10:30am and 11am near...

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General News

Karen Student Network Group calls for more action around return of refugees…

The Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) used World Refugee Day on June 20 to call...

June 21, 2017 by KIC

Tatmadaw clashes with unknown armed group in Maungdaw

A clash broke out between Tatmadaw troops and an unknown armed group in southern Maungdaw...

June 21, 2017 by Narinjara

EU-backed forest working committee established in Kayin State

An EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) working committee has been established in...

June 21, 2017 by KIC

EAOs agree to amend liaison office document

Eleven ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) have agreed to amend a draft version of the terms...

June 21, 2017 by KIC

Migrant students in Mae Sot continue to struggle with matriculation exam

The matriculation exam pass rate at Myanmar migrant schools in Mae Sot, Thailand remains very...

June 21, 2017 by KIC

Pardoned Bangladeshi prisoners return home

Nineteen Bangladeshi prisoners who were recently granted presidential amnesty have been transferred back to their...

June 20, 2017 by Narinjara

Feature

The Bilu Kyun Bridge controversy

Outrage and protests that a new bridge in Mon State will be named after General...

Opinion

Government’s peace overture, China’s involvement and the Pangkham alliance

As United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), an alliance of 7 Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) is...