Min Aung Hlaing’s target for edible oil and rice production may not be met and is designed to benefit specific groups rather than farmers, an agricultural expert claimed. The junta leader is expecting a sufficient amount of oil crops to be produced during the second growing season in 2023 and hopes to grow around 90 …
A barrage of heavy weapons fire struck a village in Kutkai Township, northern Shan State, on Thursday morning, killing a child and injuring seven other people, the News and Information Department of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army has announced.
“In an attempt to diffuse tensions, our negotiation team will be prepared for talks with Tatmadaw counterparts in Bago on 29-30 March.”
The biggest US force in years joined an annual military exercise in Thailand on Tuesday despite controversy over the Thai junta’s invitation to neighbouring Burma’s army, which has been accused of ethnic cleansing.
Clashes between the Tatmadaw and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) erupted in several remote villages of Kutkai Township, Shan State, in recent days, sending possibly hundreds of locals fleeing to Kutkai town and the neighbouring township to the south, Hseni.
Burma’s military said its soldiers had murdered 10 captured Muslim “terrorists” during insurgent attacks at the beginning of September, after Buddhist villagers had forced the captured men into a grave they had dug.