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  • Early monsoon drives people to Thailand

    It is not just Thailand’s recent call for unregistered migrant workers to get themselves registered that has been attracting poor people from Burma to the kingdom, but the unusually early rains that destroyed the crops-coupled with the government’s re...
  • Imprisoned Shan leaders in poor health, strong spirits: family members

    According to reports from Shan political prisoners’ family members, almost all the Shan leaders sentenced to long term imprisonment by the military junta since 2005, are undergoing health problems each, but mentally are still strong except for Sai Myo W...
  • Cartoons speak louder than words

    Han Lay, or Hsailed (Race of the Sun) as Shans know him, is a fine orator, apart from being one of the most well known cartoonists from Burma. I learned this when I was among the 40 plus admirers who went to listen to his 2 hour talk in Chiangmai today (...
  • Quake victims in Shan State still under tarpaulin shelters

    Many quake victims from Talerh (Talay) and Mong Lane (Monglin) village tracts of Shan State East’s Tachilek township, where a 6.8 magnitude of earthquake had struck on 24 March, are still living in tarpaulin shelters, as buildings materials are not enou...
  • SNDP call on union government to solve land confiscation problems in Shan State

    The second winning party in Shan State, Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP) more popularly known as the “White Tiger” party, is calling on the government to help solve the problems of land confiscation taking place across the Shan State by the ...
  • Yawdserk on Chinese abductees: I’ll help if asked

    Lt-Gen Yawdserk, leader of the anti-Naypyitaw Shan State Army (SSA), says so far no party concerned has approached him though there has been a lot of false accusations leveled against him and his movement, since 4 Chinese engineers from Tasang hydropower ...
  • White Tiger party to cooperate with Thai company for mining in Shan State

    Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP), better known as the White Tiger party, the second winning party in Shan State at the 2010 elections, is planning to work together with some Thai companies in mining projects in Shan State  as well as others...
  • Missing Chinese workers still at large

    8 days after they made their vanishing act on May 17, there is still no news of the 4 Chinese engineers and a local interpreter from the Chinese firm working at the Tasang hydropower dam site, on both their whereabouts and whether they are still alive, ac...
  • Headache for Thein Sein, 4 Chinese dam workers vanish into thin air

    4 Chinese workers from the Tasang hydropower project disappeared on 17 May probably causing a pain in the backside for President Thein Sein who is scheduled to visit Beijing the day after tomorrow, 26 May, according to sources from Mongton, opposite Chian...
  • SSA ‘South’, SSA ‘North’ declare ‘We are one’

    Lt-Gen Yawd Serk, leader of anti-Naypyitaw Shan State Army (SSA)’s political wing, Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS), has officially declared that his group RCSS/SSA and the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) better known as SSA...
  • Militia men from battlefields deserting

    Dozens of militia men from the battlefields in Shan State North’s Tangyan township are reportedly fleeing almost every week since April after they were deployed to fight against the Shan State Progress Party / Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA), better known as...
  • Militia units assigned to keep their eyes on rebel movements

    All militia units across from townships in the Shan State North, under the command of the Northeastern Region Command (NERC), were instructed to closely watch every movement of the Shan State Army (SSA) ‘North’ and Shan State Army (SSA) ‘South, acco...
  • Visit confirms China wants peace on the border: China analyst

    Aung Kyaw Zaw, son of the legendary Thirty Comrades’ still surviving member General Kyaw Zaw and himself a known authority on China, told SHAN yesterday the message that Gen Xu Caihou brought to Burma during his 4 day visit, 12-15 May, was a clear warni...
  • Security tightened in Shan north after bomb explosion

    Security in Shan State North’s Tangyan Township, one of the battlefields of the Burma Army and the Shan State Army (SSA) ‘North, have reportedly been tightened since a bomb exploded in the area last weekend, according to local sources....
  • Imprisoned Shan army leader in need of urgent health treatment

    One of the most prominent Shan political prisoners Maj-Gen Hso Ten of Shan State Army (SSA) ‘North’ that is fighting against the Burma Army since March,  is in urgent need to receive medical treatment due to his failing health condition, accordin...
  • Junta army employs more militias against Shan rebels

    Having suffered at least 300 casualties and the offensive drawing out from planned one week to two months, the Burma Army is using more and more local People’s Militias against the Shan State Progress Party / Shan State Army (SSPP / SSA), better known a...
  • Offensive against the SSA: From 6 days to two months

    Early this month, the Burma Army’s 15 Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) that were dispatched to Kehsi township, where the offensive was launched against the Shan State Progress Party/ Shan State Army (SSPP/ SSA), better known as the SSA North, since D-D...
  • Wa fighters shot by Burma Army, killing one

    Five Wa fighters of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) 171st Military Region based along Thai-Burma border, who came in a four-wheel truck, were reportedly attacked by Burma Army soldiers leaving one dead and the truck damaged, according to sources. ...
  • Burma Army officers killed in Shan ambush

    7 Burma Army officers and 2 privates were killed while 8-15 others were injured by an ambush staged by the Shan State Army (SSA) ‘South’ of Gen Yawd Serk in Shan State South’s Mongkeung township, according to local sources....
  • Thai coal mining in Burma considers handing over its products to China

    Thai-Burma Relations A Thai coal mining company, Saraburi, a subsidiary of Ital-Thai that was granted a 30 year coal concession in Shan State East’s Mongkok sub-township, Monghsat township, 70km north of Thailand’s Chiangrai border, told a meeting he...

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