Kokang rebels say they killed dozens of government soldiers and seized numerous small arms while fending off a Burma Army attack in northern Shan State.
Outside a remote prison deep in the jungles of eastern Burma, young men sweat through their withdrawal in the dense heat of early summer.
State media has reported that fresh fighting has killed 10 Burma Army soldiers and wounded a further 62, figures disputed by Kokang insurgents in Laukkai.
An ethnic leader accuses the Burmese government of exaggerating the significance of an agreement hailed in state media as a “historic” breakthrough in peace negotiations.
The Union Election Commission calls on the Mon National Party to explain why it issued a joint statement with the New Mon State Party.
Burma’s ethnic armed groups consider convening in Wa rebel area in northern Shan State to discuss the potential signing of a nationwide ceasefire accord.
The Kachin Baptist Convention says its investigation found two people who could reveal the identity of the killers of two Kachin schoolteachers in Shan State.
Hundreds of thousands of temporary identity cardholders, most of whom are stateless Rohingya Muslims, saw their official identification papers expire on Wednesday.
During a press conference, optimism arising from a draft ceasefire was tempered by the emergence of fundamental political differences between the government and ethnic groups.
Nandar Sit Aung, sentenced in 2004 for criticizing the military junta, is before the courts after being apprehended in Rangoon on Thursday.
A government advisor and ethnic rebel representatives say they in principle reached an agreement on the content of a nationwide ceasefire text.
Rare fighting reportedly breaks out between government troops and ethnic rebels of the Arakan Army in western Burma.
Two explosions are reported at a military installation in Lashio, about 80 miles southwest of fighting between the government and ethnic rebels in Shan State.
Various representatives from the ethnics’ Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team move to temper optimism over the current round of ceasefire talks set to resume next week.
On the tail end of four days of peace talks between the Burmese government and ethnic armed groups, stakeholders come out with a positive outlook.
The military resumes using fighter jets against Kokang rebels in northeast Burma, one week after a bomb strayed into Chinese territory, killing five Chinese nationals.
Naypyidaw appears to be changing tack as the Kokang conflict escalates and is reaching out to the Kachin rebels in order to stem the fighting.
Ethnic armed groups share their concerns with the Burma Army over intense ongoing fighting in northern Shan State between Kokang rebels and the government.
An ethnic leader says if his delegation gets a “good compromise” with government negotiators, the group will agree to sign an elusive nationwide ceasefire accord.
KIA leaders meet with President Thein Sein and the army in Naypyidaw in the rebel group’s first ceasefire meeting with the government in Burma’s capital.