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“It would be nice if the government could provide some assistance, such as rice and clean water to drink,” said a local farmer.
A KIA spokesman says the Kachin militia engaged Burmese troops along the road between Kamaing and Hpakant on Monday morning after government forces had advanced on a position where the…
Meanwhile, the chairman of the opposition USDP, former President Thein Sein, states that his party intends presenting its policies and stance to the Panglong summit.
A surge in pseudoephedrine smuggled in from India is key to the boom in Burma’s methamphetamine production, say police and narcotics experts.
As the NLD government steps up efforts to protect Burma’s forests, officers in the Pegu mountain range face off with increasingly violent loggers.