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Myanmar's forgotten AIDS patients and the Irish nun who cares for them

Myanmar's forgotten AIDS patients and the Irish nun who cares ...

MYITKYINA, Myanmar —A week after Myanmar's historic Nov. 8 elections, a white jeep bounces up the dusty horseshoe-shaped driveway of a YMCA hostel in Myitkyina, capital of the conflictedKachin State. The driver's-side window rolls down, and a ... GlobalPost, 2 weeks ago

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Opium eradication begins despite armed threat

The Kachin State based anti-narcotics vigilante group Pat Ja San began destroying poppy fields in eastern Myitkyina district on Tuesday, with the protection of a security detail. We began destroying poppy fields in Chipwi Township's Jaiklwe area ...
 DVB2 weeks ago Kachin poppy eradicators clash with growers  Myanmar Times1 week ago Tensions high as vigilantes prepare to slash Kachin opium fields  DVB2 weeks ago

Dams and other hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy and its tributaries

Websites/Multiple Documents Title: Hydropower development on the Irrawaddy river basin above Myitkyina Date of publication: October 2009 Description/subject: This dossier contains the full text of the environmental impact assesment ...
 Online Burma Library1 week ago

New Vice Chairs Appointed in KIO Reshuffle

Members of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) in Kachin State's Myitkyina, May 2014. (Photo: Lawi Weng / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) has reshuffled its senior ranks, with two leading figures in ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago KIO Denies Allegations of Forced Recruitment in Shan State  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Report on Women in Conflict and Peace launched in Myitkyina

What is women's role in conflict, peacebuilding and democratization? What are the consequences of women's inclusion and exclusion from the peace process? These are some of the questions explored in Women in Conflict and Peace, International IDEA's ...
 Mizzima News2 weeks ago

A Kachin Leader's Legacy Lives On Through His Daughter

Ja Seng Hkawn at her riverside home in Myitkyina. (Photo: Thin Lei Win / Myanmar Now) MYITKYINA, Kachin State — For much of the first 20 years of her life, Maran Ja Seng Hkawn was raised by her grandmothers in Kachin, Burma's northernmost ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Like father, like daughter: A Kachin legacy  DVB2 weeks ago

Kachin Displaced Pin Their Hopes on New NLD Government

A group of women sew traditional Kachin headgear at the Zi Un displacement camp in Myitkyina on Jan 7, 2016. The task is painstaking—it takes 40 to 50 minutes to finish one headpiece, for which they receive 100 kyats ($0.08). (PHOTO: Thin Lei Win ...
 Irrawaddy4 weeks ago Displaced Kachin pin hopes on NLD  DVB4 weeks ago

Ethnic Ministers Irrelevant Without More Funding, Power, Say Incumbents

A Kachin woman weaves cotton fabric at a home in Myitkyina. (Photo: Thaw Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Outgoing ethnic affairs ministers say the next government of Burma should hasten plans to establish a dedicated ethnic ministry when ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Campaigner lifts veil on Myanmar's hidden problem of domestic abuse

Legal Clinic Myanmar provides free legal aid to vulnerable persons, in particular women and children, to ensure the protection of their legal rights in a court of law. Since its foundation in Yangon in 2011, the organisation has opened offices ...
 Mizzima News17 hours ago

Lisu People Want to be Free From The Threats Of Armed Groups

Lar Mar Lay, speaking to reporters at the opening of the Lower House on Feb. 1, 2016. (Credit: Thin Lei Win / Myanmar Now) RANGOON — The Lisu National Development Party won five constituencies in the 2015 general elections, two seats in the ...
 Irrawaddy2 days ago
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