India says China is aiding Myanmar rebels

Indian officials have accused China of using Myanmar rebel groups to support proxy wars on its borders. Speaking to press, the officials (who remained anonymous) claimed China was working with the United Wa State Army and the Arakan Army to funnel we

Wa party to avoid Wa-held townships in election

The Wa National Party (WNP), the largest government-sanctioned ethnic Wa political party, will not contest the four townships that are out of Union government control. WNP spokesperson U Sam Saung Kha told the Myanmar Times that his party would field

Independent ethnic Wa authority will seek to allow voting

The Wa Self-Administered Division, an autonomous zone of the ethnic Wa people, will attempt to work with the Union Government to hold voting in the upcoming election. Last month, officials of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) and the Union Election Com