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|By AUNG ZAW|
|After capturing the Kokang capital with relative ease, the question on everybody’s lips is: will the Burmese military regime now go after the Wa army?|
|By LAWI WENG|
|Burmese authorities are on the alert against any attempt to revive memories of the Saffron Revolution, which began two years ago today. |
|By ANTOANETA BEZLOVA|
|Preoccupied with ethnic tensions in Tibet and Xinjiang, Beijing was caught off guard by the Burmese regime’s decision to use force against armed ethnic groups. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|The northern end of the planned pipeline to carry gas from the Bay of Bengal to China is likely to pass through the Kokang region of Shan State where junta forces have been fighting local ethnic militia, say observers. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Hundreds of Chinese immigrants living in Burma continue to flee across the border into China, where tens of thousands of refugees have been stranded since early last week.|
The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), under mounting pressure from the Burmese military junta to transform its armed wing into a Border Guard Force (BGF), is holding...
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Editorial) The Burmese military junta is relentlessly mounting pressure on ceasefire groups to amalgamate them under the total control of the Burmese Army. The...
A retired air force Captain Zaw Nyunt, who demonstrated alone demanding the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, while she was on trial, was sentenced to two years in prison... Increasing international pressure for the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners, notwithstanding the number of ‘Prisoners of Conscience’ has...