A Kachin politician joins NUG team

The Kachin Post / July 28, 2021

NUG Deputy Minister Maw Htun Aung

A Myitkyina born Kachin politician has recently joined the ministerial team of Burma’s parallel National Unity Government (NUG), accepting the position of Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy.

KNO warns Burmese migrants to leave Kachin State

The Kachin Post / July 27, 2021

KNO Leader Bawmwang Laraw

The overseas based Kachin National Organization (KNO) issued a warning for Burmese immigrants living in the Kachin State must leave immediately from the ethnic land or face undesirable consequences.

NUG introduce home learning curriculum

The Kachin Post / July 26, 2021

NUG’s Deputy Education Minister Ja Htoi Pan

The Education Ministry of Burma’s parallel National Unity Government (NUG) has recently launched the Home-Based Learning (HBL) program, intending for the Basic Education students who are facing hardship in learning process amid pandemic and political turmoil in the country.

Afghanistan back to Square

N.B Chyoi / July 24, 2021

Afghan soldiers

As the U.S & NATO forces are being pulled out of Afghanistan, new emerging threat of “Islamic Terrorism” expands across the region. Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan can’t be seen in isolation as it has roots somewhere else and till they are uprooted, peace is meaningless.

New alliances and Covid-19

N.B Chyoi / July 22, 2021

Lineup for oxygen in Burma / CJ

Fearing success of offensives launched by of newly trained volunteers of People Defence Forces (PDF) or Civil Defence Armies (CDA) to topple the military regime, Burma Army has been desperately trying to cement its ties further with small rebel groups in Chin, Kachin, Karen, Kayah and Sagaing.

KIO restricted public gatherings

The Kachin Post / July 21, 2021

KIO’s COVID-19 Vaccination Centre / Simsa Kasa

All public gatherings are banned in the territory near the Chinese border controlled by the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), in order to prevent to the highly contagious COVID-19 variant.

Voices of China’s discontent

N.B Chyoi / July 19, 2021

Tienanmen Square protest on June 4, 1989, SupChina

China has been projecting a rosy picture of overall economic growth in the country but ground realities speaks different stories. The widening of social inequality, violation of basic human rights, lack of dignity of labour has ultimately distanced China from Mao Zedong’s actual vision.

Civilians injured at Hpakant fighting

San Latt / July 17, 2021

Lawa IDP Camp in Hpakant Township / Simsa Kasa

Six civilians from Senghpra village in Hpakant Township were hurt by Burma Army’s motor shell on on Wednesday, having been treated at the village school.

China shuts its land borders with Burma and Pakistan

N.B Chyoi / July 16, 2021

Khunjerab Pass, China-Pakistan border

China has shut it’s land border at Khunjerab (China-Pakistan border) and Ruili-Muse (China-Burma border) due to COVID-19 pandemic in the last quarter of 2020. It is ridiculous that the country which had developed “Corona Virus” in her labs in Wuhan is now scared of her own baby to the extent, compelling to close it’s borders with strategic partners; Burma and Pakistan.

Time to check Bay of Bengal security

N.B Chyoi / July 15, 2021

Bangladesh & India Navy exercise at Bay of Bangal

China had pushed Belt & Road Initiatives (BRI) into Bangladesh in 2016 and both agreed on “strategic partnership”, targeting infrastructure development including Railway and Special Economic Zones (SEZs).