Police in Shan State detain eight people, including a Chinese national, who were caught wearing the uniforms of local militia members.
The remaining ethnic armed groups who are signatories to tomorrow’s ceasefire accord are removed from list of ‘unlawful associations and terrorist groups’.
KWAT reports that the escalation of drug abuse in Kachin State is fuelled by the ongoing conflict in the region.
Government-backed militias demand Shan village headmen select up to 25 men per village to join their ranks, or face hefty fine
Fears over fighting in Burma’s northernmost state increase as the Burmese army embarks on extensive training of local civilians for militias
Jan 4, 2008 (DVB), Swan Arr Shin members in New Dagon and Hlaing Tharyar townships, Rangoon division, have been taking part in riot control training, while military deployments to Rangoon…