20206 articles found.
Nearly half of the population has been forced below the poverty line. Meagre growth of 2 to 3 per cent in 2023 does little to claw back the double-digit economic contraction inflicted by the junta.
Htwe Htwe Thein, Michael Gillan
Over 6,000 flee SAC airstrikes, shelling, arson, extrajudicial killing and gang-rape in Mong Mit, northern Shan State
Due to airstrikes, shelling and abuses by SAC troops which killed twenty-seven civilians, injured twelve and incinerated large sections of the town between January 1 and February 2, 2024.
Situation Update | Shan Human Rights Foundation
The Mon State Federal Council (MSFC) has commenced accepting youths and civilians wishing to escape from diverse political repression.
Independent Mon News Agency
The Ayeyarwaddy Times reported on February 25th ,according to sources inside the military, the Military Council has directed the regional commands in Yezin and Pyinmana townships, neighboring Naypyidaw, to formulate strategies for robust defense and counterattacks.
Than Lwin Times
Due to clashes between the Pa-O National Liberation Army (PNLA) and allied resistance forces against the Military Council in southern Shan State, approximately 100000 individuals have fled their homes.
Shan Herald Agency for News
The Pa-O Youth Organization says five of those killed by junta airstrikes and shelling since late January were children.
For Myanmar nationals, the Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge spanning the Moei river has offered a crucial link for more than two decades. Every day, people cross from Myanmar’s Myawaddy township into Thailand’s Mae Sot for work, school, trade and healthcare.
Pimuk Rakkanam for RFA
High-spending buyers from Myanmar have been snapping up more high-end properties in Thailand’s major cities in the past two years, making them top foreign spenders in the property market, according to real-estate management company Colliers.
The international arms trade isn’t exactly known for its moral consistency, but sometimes it throws up paradoxes that would be comic if they weren’t so tragic
A leader of Myanmar’s ethnic Shan rebel group has denied any connections to the Japanese yakuza leader who was charged in New York with attempting to traffick weapons-grade nuclear materials