Myanmar military using foreigners including Thais as human shields

FAW Jiefang CA-1122J military truck of Myanmar Army
FAW Jiefang CA-1122J military truck of Myanmar Army. Photo: TTL(Facebook). CC0 1.0.

Myanmar’s military junta has used foreigners including Thais as human shields in northeastern Shan State, where fighting the junta and an ethnic alliance is escalating, [Read More…]

Border security boosted in Kanchanaburi as fighting erupts in Myanmar

FAW Jiefang CA-1122J military truck of Myanmar Army
FAW Jiefang CA-1122J military truck of Myanmar Army. Photo: TTL(Facebook). CC0 1.0.

KANCHANABURI: Security has been tightened along the border in Sangkhla Buri district as fresh fighting erupted in Myanmar on Saturday morning. Myanmar troops clashed with [Read More…]

Royal Thai air force scrambles fighters after alleged incursion by Myanmar aircraft

Two Royal Thai Air Force F-16 aircraft fly in formation
Two Royal Thai Air Force F-16 aircraft fly in formation in Korat. Photo: Melani R. Stemmler, U.S. Marine Corps.

The Royal Thai Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters after an aircraft, believed to be a MiG 29 of the Myanmar air force, was [Read More…]

More Than 30 People Dead in Myanmar’s Kayah State as Blame Falls to Military Junta

Myanmar Military Junta leader Min Aung Hlaing in June 2017
Myanmar Military Junta leader Min Aung Hlaing in June 2017. Photo: Vadim Savitsky, mil.ru. CC BY 4.0.

More than 30 people are said to have been killed and burned in Myanmar’s Kayah state. It is believed women, children, and the elderly are [Read More…]