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  • Wa supplies returned after signing a new ceasefire contract

    A thousand bags of rice which have been blocked by the Burmese military for 2 years were reportedly returned to the Untied Wa State Army (UWSA), after a new ceasefire agreement was reached between the two sides early in the month, according to sources fro...
  • Home of Golden Triangle Godfather’s suspected partner raided

    The home in Maesai, opposite Tachilek, of Jamras Phacharoen, better known as Pu Nuad (“Moustache”), believed to be a close associate of Naw Kham, head of the protection racket in the Golden Triangle, was raided by joint Thai and Burmese officials yest...
  • People will be free to assemble and demonstrate, only not in crowded places

    The ongoing session of the People’s Assembly (Pyithu Hluttaw) has reportedly considered allowing the people to hold demonstrations freely and to assemble peacefully but they shall not gather at busy places where there are lots of people, according to pa...
  • Opposition study: Shan State has the most infantry battalions

    According to a new updated report published in August by the Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), 29% of Naypyitaw’s infantry battalions are in the country’s biggest state, Shan. Acknowledging that it is still in the process of tracking down ...
  • Shan news in Chinese version available at Shan Herald

    The Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN), one of the exile-based ethnic news agencies, which covers news about Shan State and Burma, is now publishing its reports in Chinese aiming for people who don’t read Shan, Burmese, Thai and English. ...
  • Poppy fields on the Thai border destroyed by Wa

    The United Wa State Army (UWSA) has reportedly been destroying many acres of poppy plantations in its controlled areas in Shan State East’s Mongton township, opposite Thailand’s Chiangmai province, saying anyone who complain about its action will be p...
  • Wa top official remains in jail

    One of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) top ranking officials, Ta Pan, was not seen among group of 16 opium traffickers released recently by the government’s special amnesty, according to sources from the group. ...
  • Burma/Myanmar today: He who dares may win

    SHAN has been asked by readers what it thinks about what’s happening in Burma today. Well, I don’t have a crystal ball and I’m not privy to the 19 August meeting between President Thein Sein and Aung San Suu Kyi, details of which are still undisclo...
  • SSPP/SSA wishes to have peace with regime

    The Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) that has been  fighting against the  regime since March says it is ready to stop fighting because it is just innocent civilians who have to suffer, therefore it is better to meet and talk ...
  • Huge turnout for singer-journalist funeral

    The last ‘farewell party’ of Hseng Zeun, songwriter-singer-writer-journalist, yesterday was attended by no less than 2,000 mourners and well-wishers, a figure unprecedented for exile Shans. The traffic police officers who conducted the passage of his...
  • The most famous song of Hseng Zeung

    The Swimmer Written / Sung by Sakhaha It’s not because I see the shore nearby It’s not because I know when I’ll get there I swim because I need to escape from death It may be above my power but I still have to try to swim this sea ...
  • Bio-data: Sai Hseng Zeun aka U Sein Kyi (1952-2011)

    Occupation Deputy Editor, Shan Herald Agency for News- Did most of the traveling both inside Burma and along the border to collect data Song writer and singer, well known in Shan State as “Hsakhaha” Sai Hseng Zeun passed away at 09:45 today, 15...
  • Thai CSO Coalition speaks for refugees and migrants

    Thailand’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on its human rights situation is due for consideration on 5 October, prompting a public discussion organized by Chiangmai University’s Faculty of Law yesterday when copies of a joint submission by Civil Socie...
  • Wa holds meeting to discuss return of regime officials

    9 days after the signing of a new ceasefire treaty with Naypyitaw, the United Wa State Army (UWSA) will be holding a meeting today to discuss how to deal with the return of peace, particularly the planned return of Burmese officials who left the Wa contro...
  • Long flooding destroy thousands of acres of paddy fields in Shan State South

    Thousands of acres of paddy fields and farmlands of farmers in several townships in Shan State South where rice paddy is grown, are in ruin due to over 10 day long flooding in the area since early this month, according to local farmers. ...
  • SSA: Regime remedy does not match the disease

    Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSA) says the new government signed ceasefire agreement with groups that have not fought against it, while making nominal approach to groups that have been fighting against it....
  • Oil-gas pipes on the move

    BE trucks in Shan State have begun to move oil and gas pipes to designated areas beginning this month, according to sources from Sino-Burma border. Each pipe is 2 meters in diameter and 10 meters in length. One BE truck can carry up to 5 pipes. The trans...
  • Khun Htun Oo: Bloody but unbowed

    Hkun Htun Oo, the imprisoned Shan leader whose party, Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), won second place nationwide and first place statewise during the 1990 elections, is said to be getting fragile in health, but still kneeling down to nobo...
  • Signature campaign held for Shan leader’s release

    A signature campaign calling for the release of Hkun Htun Oo, Chairman of the defunct Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), the second largest winning party in the 1990 elections, has been initiated by his family members, party members and many ...
  • Wa, Mongla sign new ceasefire agreement

    The two armed groups that had been at loggerheads with Burma Army over Naypyitaw’s Border Guard Force (BGF) program launched in 2009, United Wa State Army (UWSA) and National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA) reportedly signed a new ceasefire agreement wi...

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