A famous monastery on the site of the Latpadaung copper mine is to be moved despite opposition from locals, who fear the destruction of the sacred structure.
Fighting broke out between the Shan State Army – South (SSA-S) and the Burma Army on Sunday, the first such clash this year, according to the SSA-S.
Seventeen labourers in Burma’s western Arakan State have been charged with arson, aggravated trespassing and abetting crime for alleged involvement in a fire at a relay station along the Shwe…
Kachin State authorities claim giant jade slab to be an “ordinary rock”, meanwhile whereabouts of its discoverer remain unknown following his arrest.
The Kachin Independence Army engages Burmese government forces in three sites in northern Shan State – Chying Htawng, Gyu Mwi and Nam Gut. No casualties have been reported.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss constitutional reform and the future role of the military in Burma.