The ability for Suu Kyi’s party to guide a politically-autonomous Burmese army through the next stages of a tense peace process remains one of the significant questions on the eve of a new era for the former pariah state.
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) launched a live-ammunition drill on Tuesday in southwestern Yunnan Province, close to the border with Burma.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said the army would continue to usher Burma towards democracy, during a 30-minute speech at Burma’s 70th Armed Forces Day parade.
Three hundred people gathered in central Rangoon on Sunday to denounce the extrajudicial killing of Par Gyi.
A full two years after the Burmese government pledged to release all children from military service, many young victims of underage recruitment remain trapped in the army’s ranks.
Over 200 acres of land confiscated by the military is given back to villagers in Myanaung township.
Burma’s military marched in front of the presidential palace to mark the 68th anniversary of Armed Forces Day.
On Wednesday the Burmese Army acknowledged that it had used jets to attack rebel fighters in northern Kachin state. The footage shows a fighter jet, gun shots and smoke in[…]