KIO welcomes Chinese President visit

The Kachin Post / January 17, 2020

Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), an insurgent armed organization headquartered in northern Burma, has welcomed the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Burma, hoping to achieve peace and stability in the country.

Rebel alliance prolongs the ceasefire

The Kachin Post / January 01, 2020

A rebel alliance called Three Brotherhood Alliance, which comprised of three ethnic armed organizations, has stretched out its unilateral ceasefire for another two months until end of February 2020, a step to reach the Bilateral Ceasefire Agreement with Burma Army.

Kachin State Day event being cancelled

The Kachin Post / January 1, 2020

The planned celebration of the 72nd anniversary of the Kachin State Day at the Manau Park in Myitkyina has been called off by the government of Kachin State, a move to avoid the looming public frustration over the controversial term used by the event organization committee.

No Christmas celebration allowed in Panghsang

The Kachin Post / December 24, 2019

Christmas celebration in public is not allowed in Panghsang, the capital of Burma’s semi-autonomous Wa State, even though most of the Christian Churches have been reopened a year after shutting down by Wa authorities.

KIO ordered Kachin State name intact

The Kachin Post / December 23, 2019

The Chairman of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) has ordered to keep the appellation of Kachin State Day (Jinghpaw Mungdaw Nhtoi) intact, striving to solve the controversial public outrage.

U.S officials met Kachin humanitarian committee

The Kachin Post / December 22, 2019

Officials from U.S State Department and U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) held a meeting with the Vice Chairman of Kachin Humanitarian Concern Committee (KHCC) over the last few days, discussing the support funding and the return home for Kachin Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).

Culture association demands preserving Kachin State’s nomenclature

The Kachin Post / December 21 2019

The executive members of Kachin Culture and Literature Association (KCLA) based in Mytikyina, Kachin State held a meeting with Kachin State government official yesterday, demanding to preserve the nomenclature of Kachin State, also called Jinghpaw Mungdaw.

Celebrities boycott Kachin State Day announcement

The Kachin Post / January 18, 2019

Kachin Celebrity Association (KCA) based in Myitkyina, Kachin State has expressed its position to protest against the 2020 Kachin State Day announcement, threatening to withdrawal its participation in the event next year.

Kachin leaders welcome Buddhist monk from India

The Kachin Post / December 17, 2019

A prominent Buddhist monk from India’s State of Arunachal Pradesh met Kachin leaders in Myitkyina yesterday, strengthening the relation between Kachin people from both side of the border.

Kachin youth leader released from prison

The Kachin Post / December 16, 2019

A prominent Kachin youth leader Paul Lu has released from Myitkyina prison today in northern Burma after spending three and a half months of imprisonment.