“Despite the fact that intense hostilities are continuing between the two sides, I believe that this informal meeting could pave the way for a shift from armed conflict to political…
The Burmese military air-dropped leaflets stating that anyone remaining after 15 June would be considered an associate of the outlawed KIO.
Ethnic villagers in Sagaing Division say that gold mining along the fourth largest river in Burma is ruining farmland and causing tension in the community
An Indian gold trader based in the northeastern state of Assam has been arrested for allegedly smuggling nearly nearly $300 million worth of gold from Burma.
Fighting between government troops and the KIA forces hundreds of people to flee gold-mining sites in Kachin State’s Kamaing Township.
The mining sector in Burma receives flak, with protestors taking to the streets in Wetthay and Phetshay villages in Thabeikkyin, Mandalay.