Deadline day arrives for Border Guard Force transformation, but the Kachin Independence Army stand firm in their calls for a federal Burma
Bago man on the run seven years after escaping the Burmese army, which he joined whilst a schoolboy at the age of 14
Only days after news of a wholesale army reshuffle in Burma broke, DVB caught up with Aung Lynn Htut, a former senior intelligence officer in Burma’s defence ministry and once the country’s second-ranking diplomat in the United States. The reshuffle has included the retirement from the military of Burma’s top three generals, Than Shwe, Maung …
Some 600 troops from pro-government Karen militia are joined by Burma’s intelligence chief and senior army officials at a ceremony to mark transformation
The Kachin Independence Organisation yesterday marked Kachin Martyr’s Day in the town of Laiza near the Sino-Burma border, with troops and civilians remembering the organisation’s founder.
Mon army’s rejection of border guard proposal escalates tension in central Burma while similar resistance by the Wa army forces dozens into Thailand