ISP Mapping

Mung Lai Hkyet Explosion in Context

  • October 16, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This diagram illustrates the on-ground situation, including the locations of IDP camps, SAC military posts, KIO headquarters territory, and frontline areas near Laiza in Waingmaw Township, Kachin Read more...

Conflict Declined by 50% Near Chinese Projects

  • June 30, 2023
  • ISP Admin
Within a span of two years between the coup and May 31, 2023, at least 2,248 clashes occurred in 61 townships where China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) projects are set to be implemented or where other Chinese projects are already underway Read more...

Three New China-Myanmar Cross-Border Trade Routes

  • January 13, 2023
  • ISP Admin
Since the coup in February 2021, three new rail-road-sea cross-border trade routes connecting China and Myanmar have emerged These three routes were not initially part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and they facilitate access by China’s western provinces to the Indian Ocean and neighboring countries in the Read more...

Armed Clashes in Chin State: Total Over 590

  • December 26, 2022
  • ISP Admin
From the 2021 Coup until November 2022, Chin State experienced at least 592 violent clashes across all its nine townships These clashes were predominantly between the State Administration Council (SAC) forces and the People Defense Forces (PDFs), or between the SAC forces and EthnicRevolutionary Organizations (EROs) Of all the townships, Mindat township had the highest total of clashes - over 125 The total number of airstrikes conducted in the whole Chin State was at least 33; Paletwa township, Read more...

Clashes Double in Areas Close to Chinese Projects

  • December 13, 2022
  • ISP Admin
The conflict map of Myanmar has become broader and larger as a result of armed conflicts following the coup Among more than 7,800 clashes nationwide, at least 300 took place in areas where China's major projects are located or near China's potential project Read more...

Guangxi-Yangon New Maritime Route

  • November 20, 2022
  • ISP Admin
A new maritime trade route, Guangxi - Yangon which will directly connect Qinzhou port in Beibu gulf port in China’s Guangxi to Yangon port in Myanmar, was opened on October 28, 2022 The new trade route will connect the ports in member states of the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Read more...

China’s Major Investment Projects and Conflict Map

  • August 11, 2022
  • ISP Admin
Since the military coup in February 2021, the conflict map of Myanmar has become broader and larger as a result of armed conflicts between SAC forces and ethnic armed organizations, as well as between SAC forces and newly formed local defense forces A number of China's major projects have either come under attack or have been threatened as a result of conflicts in project areas Most clashes took place in the area surrounding the Letpadaung Copper Mine Later in June, Wanbao announced that it Read more...

Conflict Map of Southeastern Myanmar

  • July 17, 2022
  • ISP Admin
Of all armed ethnic groups, the Karen National Union/Karen National Liberation Army (KNU/KNLA) has clashed with junta forces most often since the coup  With the increasing number of clashes in the southeast of Myanmar, the clashes have become intensified, and the conflict has become more widespread in eastern Bago Region, Karen and Mon States and Tanintharyi Region This conflict map by ISP-Myanmar shows locations where battles broke out, locations of airstrikes by junta forces, where houses Read more...

Conflict Map of the Karenni Region

  • May 8, 2022
  • ISP Admin
Of all Myanmar’s regions, the Karenni Region, which includes Kayah State and southern Shan State’s Pekon Township, has become one of the regions that has experienced some of the most sustained armed resistance to the post-coup military regime There were at least 247 skirmishes and 123 military airstrikes ISP-Myanmar Mapping shows the main areas of conflict in the Karenni region, locations of the clashes, where military airstrikes were conducted and houses burned down, as well as locations Read more...

China & Myanmar: Major Projects and Conflicts in the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

  • May 1, 2022
  • ISP Admin
The majority of strategic projects designed to boost activity in the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor are, currently, going to be implemented in ethnic minority areas where armed conflicts are most frequent After the military coup, Myanmar’s internal conflict map expanded to incorporate escalating conflicts between State Administration Council (SAC) forces and Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs), as well as the burgeoning conflict between the newly formed local defense forces and SAC forces Read more...