Several homes destroyed in Sumpyi Yang village

Brang Shawng / March 06, 2022

A destroyed home in Sumpyi Yang village, northern Kachin State

At least six residential homes were destroyed in Sumpyi Yang village of northern Kachin State by Burma Army’s artillery shells last Thursday.

Kachin verses China

N.B Chyoi / February 28, 2022

Gold mining in Chipwi Township, eastern Kachin State

Kachins from northern Burma have been victims of Chinese economic exploitation since decades. Whether it is mining in Hpakant jade mine, banana mono-culture or teak smuggling. However, the leaders of Kachin Independence Organization KIO), the organization claimed to represent the Kachin people, have been silent over these issues.

Kyaukphyu could be another Hambantota

N.B Chyoi / February 21, 2022

The construction of Kyaukpyu port

China has been very aggressive as far as development of Kyaukphyu Deep Sea Port Project (KDSPP) in Burma’s Rakhine State is concerned. This includes a deep sea port and exclusive economic zone followed by Muse-Kyaukphyu Rail line.

China’s deceptive moves

N.B Chyoi / January 30, 2022

Muse-Ruili border gate

Burma’s State Administrative Council (SAC), the Army led govt in Burma had succumbed to Chinese pressure to resume imports mainly rare earth minerals at the end of last year. The shortage of rare earth minerals had led to price hike in China as after the coup in Burma, Chinese closed the land border customs in view of increased anti Chinese sentiments in Burma post coup though Chinese claimed that the borders were closed as per Covid protocols.

A reality check

The Kachin Post / January 29, 2022

NUG Supporters

Some of the Burma’s People Defnese Forces (PDFs) and Ethnic groups representing Zomis and Kukis operating on the Indo-Burma border have actually become the informal Border Guarding Force (BGF) of Burma Army. As junta forces have been under pressure due to increasing casualties, these PDFs and Ethnic groups are now shielding the Burma Army from the attacks of pro-democracy forces.

China & Russia consolidated in Burma

N.B Chyoi / January 23, 2022

Protesters burning the China & Russia flags in Mandalay / CJ

Russia and China have consolidated their assets and cemented their economic co-operation further post coup in Burma whether its through the supply of arms or submarines, COVID vaccines or investments in the core sector like mining (jade or rare earth minerals) and increased stake in infrastructure & hydro-power projects.

Kachin Assembly held anniversary

The Kachin Post / October 25, 2021

KNCA 19th anniversary meeting in Myitkyina, Kachin State / KNCA

The new leaders and executive committee members of Kachin National Consultative Assembly (KNCA) held its 19th anniversary of founding the organization on Sunday in the Kachin State capital Myitkyina.

Kachin National Organization leader died

The Kachin Post / October 18, 2021

KNO Chairman Duwa Bawmwang Laraw

The founder and Chairman of overseas based Kachin National Organization (KNO) passed away last Saturday afternoon with the severe illness caused by the COVID-19 at the Bedford Hospital in the United Kingdom.

JFM finding needs double check

The Kachin Post / October 12, 2021

Recently some Burmese online media carried a fabricated news item “Indian company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) supplied advanced defence equipment to Burma Army” based on the findings of a so called activists group Justice For Myanmar (JFM).

Challenge to eliminating Burmese Junta

The Kachin Post / October 12, 2021


The recent recognition of the European Union (EU) toward Burma’s parallel National Unity Government (NUG) as a legitimate government and the exclusion of Burmese Junta at the ASEAN meeting this week reveals that the international community has been tired of dealing with the stubborn Burmese Junta. But one must understand the sensitivity of the issue.