Kachin militias contrive to form a political party

Tu Ja / April 6, 2020

Northern Shan State based alliance of Kachin militias and Kachin public leaders have been striving to form a Kachin political party to contest in 2020 Burma’s election, intending to gain the political representatives for Kachin in Shan State.

KIO launches anti Covid-19 campaign

Naw Seng / April 5, 2020

Laiza headquartered Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), a major ethnic-armed organization in Burma, has launched the campaign to avert the spread of Covid-19, closing its border gate with China since end of March.

Teenage drug users increase in Hpakant

Seng Htoi Zin / April 4, 2020

The numbers of teenage drug users have increased recent years in the world’s biggest jade mine in northern Burma, due to the lack of government support for drug addicts and negligence on the illicit drug trade.

Temporary border closure imposed in Wa State

Nyii Kah / March 30, 2020

Border gates of the Wa self-administered region, also called Wa State, along the Burma’s Shan State has been imposed temporary closure on Saturday, announcing its territory has zero Covid-19 confirmed case.

Chinese nationals banned along Kachin border

Seng Latt Aung / March 30, 2020

Citizens of China are prohibited to enter Burma via Kachin-China border gates, which are administered by the Kachin State government since last Tuesday, ramping up the preventive measure to slow down the spread of Covid-19.

Kawnghka militia under regrouping

Tu Ja / March 29, 2020

Northern Shan State based Kawnghka People Militia Force (KPMF) has undergone the process of negotiation with Burma Army to restructure the organization after its headquarter and military bases were raided recently.

Wa border opens with restrictions

Nyii Kah / March 26, 2020

The border gates along the Wa State, also called Wa self-administered region, has opened with some restrictions for the travellers in order to conduct preventive heath measures, during the coronavirus outbreak.