On Sunday morning just days after an unprecedented meeting in Naypyidaw last week between senior representatives of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and President Thein Sein as well as the head of the armed forces Min Aung Hlaing, the Burma army launched repeated attacks on KIO positions.
The editor and the news editor of the Yangon based Myanmar Post Journal were sentenced to two months imprisonment under section 500 of the defamation law by Mawlamyine City Court in Mon State on 18 March.
Representatives of the Restoration Council of Shan State / Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) were detained by police whilst returning to Taunggyi, Shan State from a peace process workshop in Pa-An Town, Karen State.
Misleading facts have been released regarding signatures in favor of the Toyo-Thai Company’s proposed coal-fired power plant in Ain Din Village; misrepresentations which will be investigated and revealed to the public, according to the Ye Social Society Group (YSS).
Representatives from the Burmese government's Union Peace-Making Working Committee (UPWC) and their counterparts from the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) will hold a seventh round of peace negotiations later this month.