The Karen National Union (KNU) and New Mon State Party (NMSP) may be close to reconciliation after both sides sat for talks in the Mon border town of Three Pagodas Pass on Tuesday.
During the Three Pagodas Pass meeting, the NMSP returned weapons, including AK-47s and M-79s, which were seized during the clashes.
It is based on research conducted between 2006 and 2010 in three locations--Mae Sot and Sangkhlaburi (Three Pagodas Pass
), both of which are located near the Thailand-Myanmar border, and Samut Prakan, near Bangkok.
More fighting broke out further south for an hour today at the Three Pagodas Pass
, said Thai official Chamras Jungnoi, but there was no word on any casualties.
Fighting has also been reported further south in the Three Pagodas Pass
A $1.2 million feasibility study of a 203-kilometer railway line extending from Thailand's southwestern Nam Tok Station in Kanchanaburi Province to Three Pagodas Pass
at the Thailand-Myanmar border to Thanbyuzayat, 280 kilometers southeast of Yangon has been conducted and sponsored by South Korea.
Leslie laid sleepers at Sonkrai, but after about 11 months, he and a few other men had the chance to leave and walk 50km, barefoot, through the Three Pagodas Pass
to Tambaya, Burma.
Our ride started 37 miles from the Three Pagodas Pass
, the border crossing which divides the impenetrable jungle hills between Burma and Thailand.
Maung E, 26, said he will work for 150 baht a day at a government agency for highland agriculture near Three Pagodas Pass
just outside his sanctuary home before returning for harvest.