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.

Burma Army overrun a militia base

Tu Ja / March 23, 2020

Troops from Burma Army’s Division 99 has taken over the control of a military base which belongs to Kawnghka headquartered Kachin militia called Kawnghka People’s Militia Force (KPMF) over the last week in northern Shan State of Burma.

KNC pledged facilitating land registration

San Lat / March 23, 2020

A political party headquarter in Myitkyina, Kachin State called Kachin National Congress (KNC) has vowed to help land registration for farmland owners across the country and strive to amend the controversial Vacant, Fellow and Virgin (VFV) Land Management Law.

Kachin border still open for Chinese

Seng Latt Aung & Seng Htoi Zin / March 22, 2020

The border gates along the Kachin-China international boundary have still opened for Chinese visitors and workers amid the global outbreak of the deadly virus causing coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Yuzana Company seizes more land

Naw Seng / March 22, 2020

The infamous Yuzana Company keeps practising the arbitrary confiscation of farmlands in Hukawng Valley in western Kachin State as the local landlords are crying out for help.

Coronavirus impacts lives in Kahcin State

Seng Htoi Zin / March 21, 2020

The government of Kachin State has announced yesterday to halt temporarily all the schools, public events, social and religious gatherings in a respond to prevent the spread of coronavirus, changing the atmosphere of lives in Kachin State.

Jade sale plummeted at Myitkyina emporium

Seng Latt Aung / March 19, 2020

The amount of the jade lots being sold during the 3rd Jade Emporium held in Myitkyina last month has been reduced to 3.6 billion kyats (US $2.5 million) compare to previous one.