Shan-based parties form coalition

Thirteen ethnic political parties based in Shan State last Thursday formed a new alliance aimed at promoting Shan State unity, according to Sai Ai Pao, the chairman of the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP), which led the motion to... Read more


China reinforces troops at Shan border

Following intensified hostilities between Burmese government forces and ethnic armed groups in northern Shan State, the Chinese military has beefed up its manpower and munitions along the border, according to local sources. Sai Bee, a resident in Muse Township who fled... Read more