Category: Government

Militia Group Seizes Paddy Fields In Lashio Township

An armed group aligned with the Burma Army has seized hundreds of acres of land from farmers in northeastern Shan State.

The Mangpan People’s Militia Force (PMF) took paddy fields from farmers in Nam Pao village-tract, located in Lashio township, …

Gov’t And Burma Army Attending Shan National Day

At this year’s Shan National Day commemoration in Loi Tai Leng government representatives and high-ranking Burma Army representatives will be in attendance.

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Shan National dat Loi Tai Leng

Lt Col Sai Mueng, the spokesperson for …

UNION DAY: A day to rejoice or mourn?

Today is the 73rd anniversary of Union Day, which marks the signing of historic Panglong Agreement on the 12 February 1947 between the Kachin, Chin Hills, the Federated Shan States and the Burma Proper or Ministerial Burma, as all were …

Gunman Shoots Man In Bordertown

A man was gunned down in the streets of Tachilek, located next to the Thai border.

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Photo Credit to Ko Hla Moe

A witness told SHAN they saw an unidentified gunman shoot at …

Paper Factory Destroyed in Muse Fire

A paper factory was destroyed by a fire in Muse Township, northern Shan State, on Sunday morning.

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Photo by Sai Kwan Mao/

Firefighters in Tein Long village in Muse said that …

US Commission Demands India Act After Religious Riots

A U.S. government commission on Wednesday faulted India’s response to deadly communal riots in New Delhi and urged the government to take swift action to protect the Muslim minority.

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which advises the U.S. …