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Arakan Army: Clashes With Govt Forces Threaten Peace Prospects

Rain-stricken Kachin IDPs in need of aid

People displaced by fighting in Kachin State are in urgent need of shelter after heavy rainfall damaged their camps, according to aid groups. Click image to expand. Source: UN OCHA Strong wind and torrential rain caused havoc in 11 IDP camps ... Myanmar Times, 17 hours ago

Logging, mining cited as cause of Myanmar landslides

Mandalay: Activists and politicians from Myanmar's Christian-stronghold Kachin State have blamed environmental degradation from a US$500 million a year logging industry for the destruction of hundreds of houses destroyed by floods and landslides ...
 UCAN India1 day ago

Flash flood leaves over 500 homeless in northern Myanmar state

A flash flood, triggered by week-long torrential rain in Myanmar's northernmost Kachin state, has left 545 people homeless, official report said on Monday. The flooding in Chibwe township washed away 95 homes with shortage of food, the report ...
 China Economic Net4 days ago

Activists Out in Force for Kachin Anti-Drugs Day

Locals stage a protest march in Shan State's Muse Township on Monday to mark Kachin National Anti-Narcotics Day. (Photo: Naw Di Aung) RANGOON — More than 3,000 people took part in protest marches in Lashio, Kutkai and Muse townships on Monday, ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Ralliers march against drugs  Myanmar Times1 week ago Anti-Drug Day march observed in Myanmar  Yahoo! India1 week ago
Herald Malaysia Online

Christian groups rush to repair shelters in Myanmar camps

MYANMAR: Church groups are providing urgent supplies for refugee camps in Myanmar's conflict-torn Kachin state that were hit by a recent windstorm. Aid groups for the Catholic and Baptist churches have already provided tarpaulins for three camps ...
 Herald Malaysia Online1 week ago Church rushes to help repair shelters in Myanmar camps  UCAN India2 weeks ago
Reuters India

China to push Myanmar's new government on stalled dam

A man steers his boat at Myitsone, outside Myitkyina, the capital city of Kachin state, in northern Myanmar December 18, 2014. Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun/Files BEIJING China signalled on Thursday that it will push Myanmar's new government to ...
 Reuters India1 month ago China Says Still Trying to Resolve Stalled Myitsone Dam Scheme  Irrawaddy1 month ago China to push Myanmars new government on stalled dam  Reuters UK1 month ago
Gulf News

Jade, drugs and rebels will test the new Burmese government

Yup Zau Hkawng, a jade businessman in Kachin State, and member of Peace Talk Creation Group, PCG, in portrait in his home. Quinn Ryan Mattingly/For The Washington Post MYITKYINA, Burma — The jade tycoon of Burma lives behind stone walls and a ...
 MSN UK3 weeks ago A mix of jade, drugs and rebels in Myanmar  Gulf News3 weeks ago Natural resources management is an overlooked key to reducing conflict  Washington Post4 weeks ago Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in Myanmar  Sydney Morning Herald4 weeks ago

Landslide Kills 13 in Myanmar's Kachin State

0020 General/ Asian countries Yangon, May 06 (QNA) At least 13 people were killed after a landslide near a jade mine in Myanmar's northern state of Kachin, officials and witnesses said Friday. The landslide occurred on Thursday night at about 9 ...
 Federation of Arab News Agencies10 hours ago At least 13 buried in latest Hpakant landslide  DVB12 hours ago Villagers Pinned Down by Landslides, Floods in Northern Kachin State  Irrawaddy2 days ago China-Myanmar Flood/Aid  News Content4 days ago

Landslides in Kachin State cause food shortages

Around 15 villages in Kachin State's Hsawlaw Township are facing food shortages following landslides triggered by heavy rains over the weekend. Yaw Na, a former MP in the Kachin State parliament, said that landslides completely destroyed two ...
 DVB3 days ago IDPs in Kutkai face food shortages due to fighting in Shan State  Mizzima News1 month ago

Minister says Kachin govt should heed local protests over jade mines

Jade mining in Kachin State is continuing although the government will respond to complaints made by the public over damage to the environment, according to U La Aung, state minister for natural resources. U La Aung told The Myanmar Times ...
 Myanmar Times3 days ago Residents form body to watch jade miners  Myanmar Times2 months ago
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