Representatives of Burma’s main political parties, though not the USDP, sit for talks with officials of ethnic armed groups at a historic meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where they are due to discuss the peace process, the ceasefire agreement and federalism.
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The Burmese embassy in Bangkok has announced it will open a consulate in Thailand’s second city, Chiang Mai, in January. Win Maung, Burma’s ambassador to Thailand, said part of the[…]
Dec 11, 2008 (DVB), Former student activist and rebel soldier Htet Aung Kyaw, who now works as a journalist for the Democratic Voice of Burma, launched his book "Far from[…]
May 21, 2008 (DVB), An event to raise funds for Burma's cyclone victims and increase awareness was held at Chiang Mai University's Convention Centre in northern Thailand yesterday afternoon. The[…]
Aug 15, 2007 (DVB)
Children as young as three, some trafficked, ordered by group of Burmese nationals to beg on the streets of Chiang Mai
More than 1,700 ethnic Shan living in Chiang Mai province village ordered to move by October after alleged trickery by Thai locals