“We are currently clearing the area of landmines, but it is a challenge as they are scattered everywhere,” said BGF officer Naing Maung Zaw.
Ministry of Information reports that government forces clashed 13 times with renegade Democratic Karen Buddhist Army troops between 11 and 15 September.
The Singapore-based hotel and flight booking agent has announced a list of its top ten Asian destinations that are seeing the fastest growth in visitors from Europe.
A leading land rights proponent and NLD leader in Hpa-an was shot dead by unknown assailants outside his home in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The Karen NGO describes the recent surge in fighting as “part of a calculated military strategy” by the Burmese army and its allies, the Karen Border Guard Force.
The ten were part of more than 100 local villagers who attended a rally in Hpa-an on 25 August calling for the return of lands they allege were seized from…