Karen State Ma Ba Tha Chapter Refuses to Remove Signboards

The State Buddhist Sangha authority govt had ordered all Ma Ba Tha signboards be taken down by July 15.

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NLD Probes Members After Mon State Protest

Mon State chapter receives orders to investigate township committee.

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Myanmar Army Clashes With SSA-S in Shan State

Both sides suffered injuries, says a spokesperson for the ethnic armed group.

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Yangon’s Martyrs’ Monument Revamped to Highlight Aung San

The Irrawaddy revisits this article about the 2016 revamping of Yangon’s Martyrs’ Monument, days before the country observes the 70th anniversary of Martyrs’ Day.

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Court Accepts Unlawful Associations Lawsuit Against ABSDF Member

After six months of detention, a lawsuit against U Min Htay alleging that he helped the KIA is accepted.

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Kokang ‘Warlady’ Olive Yang Dies at 91  

Striking character who smuggled opium dies in Shan State.

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Yangon Chief Minister Apologizes to Military Chief

U Phyo Min Thein sends an apology letter to the commander-in-chief for comments that the military called confrontational.

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Ultranationalist Monk Says NLD Govt ‘Better Step Down’

U Wirathu says the govt should not touch Ma Ba Tha and that he will protect the association with his life.

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Myanmar’s Myths of Ethnic Unity

Matthew J Walton muses on the effects of misleading narratives of the independence era.

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