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Banned By Junta, Ethnic Dialects Return To Burma Schools

Banned By Junta, Ethnic Dialects Return To Burma Schools

MYITKYINA — For the first time in 40 years, ethnic languages are going to be taught in schools in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Starting next June, students from different ethnic communities will be able learn their mother tongue not only at ... Worldcrunch, 4 weeks ago

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A Controversial Chinese Dam Threatens The Cradle Of Burmese Civilization

MYITKYINA —This is a sacred place for all Burmese people. The confluence of the Mali and NMai rivers, known as Myitsone in Burmese , forms here in Burma's northernmost state of Kachin. The converging rivers form the Irrawaddy river, which flows ...
 Worldcrunch2 months ago

Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin School

A woman stokes a cooking fire with her two children at a camp for displaced people near Myitkyina, Kachin State in 2012. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — A landmine exploded outside a school in Kachin State on Saturday, injuring three people ...
 Irrawaddy5 days ago

Burma State Airline to Offer Scenes From the Skies

A man prepares to fuel an aging Myanma Airways plane in the city of Myitkyina, Kachin State. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — State-owned flag carrier Myanma Airways will begin offering new sightseeing routes over some of Burma's most scenic and ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Tensions in Myanmar's Kachin State Force Thousands to Flee  Radio Free Asia2 weeks ago Proposals to further form militias in Kachin State criticised  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

Govt discusses mining, ceasefire issues with KIO negotiation team

:15 MYITKYINA- Government officials discussed mining in Hpakant plus ceasefire issues with negotiators from the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) at the KIO's liaison office in Myitkyina Township on Friday. It was the sixth meeting ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

KIO power company to amend its contract with Kachin State ministry

:34 MYITKYINA Buugar Power Distribution Company owned by the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) will sign an amendment to their contract with the Ministry of Electric Power in Kachin State, the ministry has said. The Buugar company has ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

Chinese leaders to commemorate victory over Japan

Soldiers of the Chinese Expeditionary Force fight the Japanese forces in Myitkyina, Myanmar during the Sino-Japanese war. (File photo/Xinhua) China's top leaders will attend a commemoration to celebrate the 69th anniversary of victory in the ...
 Want China Times1 month ago

Behind the Rise in Indonesia's HIV/AIDS Numbers, Weak Policies

Mye Nyo, right, is comforted by Thi Darwin at a Catholic-run hospice for HIV/AIDS patients in Myitkyina, the capital of Myanmar's Kachin, in this July 7, 2013 file photo. While the number of cases of HIV/AIDS has fallen globally, they have risen ...
 Jakarta Globe2 months ago

Schools, businesses close as tensions rise in Hpakant

Hpakant Township residents say that tensions between government forces and the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) continue to rise in the area, forcing schools and businesses to close down. The already tense atmosphere in the jade-rich Kachin State ...
 DVB1 week ago Army Orders 1,000 Villagers to Leave, As Tensions Rise Near Hpakant  Irrawaddy1 week ago

Drug policy in line for rethink

Sentences for those convicted of drug use, which range from five to 15 years, are under review, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Brigadier General Kyaw Kyaw Tun has told MPs. Officials from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control, the Union ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago
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