Secession fears cloud Myanmar peace talks: government

May 30, 2017 by Mizzima

Talks to end decades of bitter civil war in Myanmar have faltered, a government spokesman warned Sunday, blaming ethnic rebel demands for greater autonomy, which the military fears could break the country up.

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7 non-ceasefire signatory armed groups leave peace conference without reaching agreements in Myanmar

May 30, 2017 by Mizzima

Seven Northern Alliance non-ceasefire signatory armed groups have left the second meeting of 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference on Saturday for home, one day before the end of the conference in Myanmar, without reaching agreements.

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TNLA says its ready to extend an olive branch in midst of inter-ethnic clashes in Shan State

May 30, 2017 by S.H.A.N

One of the groups involved in inter-ethnic hostilities in Shan State has indicated a willingness to start negotiating a resolution.

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General News

Secession fears cloud Myanmar peace talks: government

Talks to end decades of bitter civil war in Myanmar have faltered, a government spokesman...

May 30, 2017 by Mizzima

7 non-ceasefire signatory armed groups leave peace conference without reaching agreements in…

Seven Northern Alliance non-ceasefire signatory armed groups have left the second meeting of 21st Century...

May 30, 2017 by Mizzima

TNLA says its ready to extend an olive branch in midst of…

One of the groups involved in inter-ethnic hostilities in Shan State has indicated a willingness...

May 30, 2017 by S.H.A.N

Wa army reaffirms refusal to sign NCA

The United Wa State Army (UWSA), an ethnic armed group that operates essentially its own...

May 30, 2017 by S.H.A.N

Panglong fails to address need for landmine clearance agreements

Peace negotiators are anxious to see long-promised mine clearance activities get underway so that refugee...

May 30, 2017 by KIC

Mon political parties decry effort to ban secession at peace talks

Mon political parties attending national peace talks in Naypyitaw this weeks are balking at the...

May 29, 2017 by Mon News Agency

Feature

Escaping Yangon to visit mesmerizing Kyaiktiyo

The golden light of the setting December sun flooded the hillsides of Mt. Kyaiktiyo, casting...

Opinion

ALP ‘doesn’t expect a good outcome’ from the Panglong meet: interview

The Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) and its armed wing, the Arakan Liberation Army, signed a...