Authorities Prevent Goods Reaching Mongla

Government authorities have banned any goods from Kyaington, Mongyawng, Mongyu and Mongyang townships entering the Mongla area, in Special Region 4, for over a month according to local people.

Seventh NCA Meeting Resumed

The seventh meeting to agree the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) between the government’s Union-Level Peace Working Committee (UPWC) and the ethnic Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) resumed in Yangon on 17 March.

Government Jets Fly near SSPP/SSA Headquarters

Government jet fighters have been flying close to the Shan State Progressive Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) headquarters in the Wan Hine area of Kyethi Township, Southern Shan State according to an SSP/SSA front line commander.

Burma Army Uses Air Strikes on KIO Days after Historic Naypyidaw Meeting

On Sunday morning just days after an unprecedented meeting in Naypyidaw last week between senior representatives of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and President Thein Sein as well as the head of the armed forces Min Aung Hlaing, the Burma army launched repeated attacks on KIO positions.

Newspaper Editors Imprisoned by Mawlamyine Court

The editor and the news editor of the Yangon based Myanmar Post Journal were sentenced to two months imprisonment under section 500 of the defamation law by Mawlamyine City Court in Mon State on 18 March.

Bomb Destroys Mining Company Truck

A bomb blew up a truck loaded with silicon mineral stone in Aung Myittar Ward, Namhkam Township, Northern Shan State at 7.20pm on 10 March according to Sai Ye, a local resident.

Federal Affairs Seminar Held in Loikaw

Sun Phyo Tun – Political parties and civil society groups (CSOs) jointly held a federal affairs seminar at the Hotel Loikaw in Loikaw Town, the capital of Kayah (Karenni) State on 26 and 27 February.

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