Two of Burma’s largest ethnic armed forces have weighed in on neighbouring conflict in northern Shan State, issuing a statement calling for peace.
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Thailand’s Kasikornbank aims to target affluent customers in neighbouring countries as part of its efforts to push towards 10 percent growth in assets under management (AUM) for its wealth management[…]
United Wa State Army and Shan State Army–South to join members of umbrella body as political dialogue with government approaches
The new Thai prime minister’s intentions towards Burma remain vague, but older brother Thaksin’s historical record isn’t cause for optimism
Reports finds bear products illegally on sale in more than half of all outlets surveyed in Burma, despite a strict domestic ban on the trade
While the UN has finally acknowleged that Burma’s drug problem cannot be separated from ethnic conflict, it still turns a blind eye to official complicity in the trade
Reduction in trade at the Tachilek border crossing between Thailand and Burma may be a result of tension over the border guard transformation
May 4, 2009 (DVB), Senior Burmese intelligence officials last week met with six ceasefire groups to discuss their participation in next year's elections and the possibility that the groups will[…]
Sep 10, 2008 (DVB), As the SPDC expands its forces in ethnic areas, some of the main ceasefire groups are also strengthening their positions, according to a report by the[…]
Oct 14, 2007 (AP) – Truckloads of illegal timber cross the Myanmar border to sawmills in China, while markets along the Thai border openly sell bear paws, tiger skins and[…]