A joint statement from 12 armed groups demands an all-inclusive peace process, and calls on the Burmese government to cease its hostilities in ethnic areas.
This week’s DVB Debate comes at a time when Sino-Burmese relations are under the microscope.
Burma has extended its commiserations to Beijing, but stopped short of accepting responsibility for the deaths of five Chinese citizens on the Kokang border.
China’s foreign ministry has confirmed that refugees fleeing fighting between the Burmese army and rebel troops have crossed into China this week.
Join the Doh Pyay Doh Myay team as they visit Shan State, to explore the magical Inle Lake.
The Shan Ethnic Affairs Organisation says 98 villagers have managed to escape forced service in the KIA, but that hundreds remain.
In villages across northern Shan State, addiction is destroying communities.
Are ethnic voices being heard?
On this episode of DVB Debate, a panel of ethnic leaders and political analysts discuss the future of federalism in Burma.
Lashio’s Wa community celebrate the colourful festival of Kauk Thit Sar Pwe.