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Angelina Jolie meets garment workers in Myanma...
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Angelina Jolie meets garment workers in Myanma...

UNHCR special envoy AngelinaJoliePitt and her son Pax visit Jam Mai Kaung IDP camp in Myitkyina capital city of Kachin state, Myanmar, on July 30, 2015. Yangon: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie met women garment workers in Myanmar on Saturday with ... Qatar Peninsula, 2 months ago
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DAWN Group

Election fever grips Myanmar

MYITKYINA: Aung San Suu Kyi's party is wooing votes from ethnic minorities, and promises to change the constitution that has been defined by the military's influence. Under the baking mid-morning sun, hundreds of people, cheeks plastered with tiny ...
 DAWN Group3 days ago I can be leader even if not Myanmar president: Suu Kyi  XinMsn2 days ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi courts minority vote in war-torn Kachin  Manila Bulletin1 week ago

Myanmar ethnic groups crave peace after polls

MYITKYINA, Myanmar - After a life turned upside down by conflict, Htan Wang craves peace and security in her Kachin homeland more than any democratic dividend promised by next month's Myanmar election.Kachin is one of several borderlands where armed ...
 NigerianHerald.com3 days ago Buffeted by war, Myanmar ethnic groups crave peace after polls  Yahoo!Xtra3 days ago Myanmar ethnic groups yearn for peace after polls  Saudi Gazette3 days ago

Election 2015: Record number of Kachin parties

Twelve candidates will contest the Pyithu Hluttaw [House of Representatives] seat of Myitkyina, Kachin State, with the majority of contenders coming from local parties. That's according to Brang Li, a Kachin State Democracy Party candidate. ...
 DVB3 weeks ago Kachin militia yields to allow political campaigning  DVB1 week ago

$30m in Black Market Goods Seized Since 2012: Commerce Ministry

Chinese nationals convicted for illegal logging arrive at a court in Myitkyina in July. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — Roving anti-smuggling teams have seized more than 50 billion kyats (US$30 million) worth of smuggled goods in border areas ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Glacial floods threaten Myitkyina: expert

Celebrated Burmese weather expert Tun Lwin has warned that the Kachin state capital of Myitkyina could be directly hit at any time by mass flooding and landslides caused by melting Himalayan glaciers. High precipitation, combined with the melting ...
 DVB1 month ago

Army Restrictions Leave Kachin Refugees Without Aid

Residents at an internally displaced persons camp located in Myitkyina's Manhkring quarter, in June this year. (Photo: Seamus Martov / The Irrawaddy) MYITKYINA — A group of more than 1,400 civilians displaced by recent fighting in Kachin ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago
National Catholic Reporter

U.S. bishop finds ethnic minorities in Myanmar struggle on many fronts

Displaced members of Myanmar's After visiting the camp in the Myitkyina Diocese in northern Myanmar Aug. 6, Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo of Seattle told people asked for better health care services and education for their children. "The ...
 National Catholic Reporter2 months ago Ethnic minorities and the struggle in Myanmar  The Catholic Weekly2 months ago

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt visits displaced people in Myanmar's Kachin State

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to Myitkyina township in Kachin State on Thursday, where over 100,000 people have been displaced since a cease-fire agreement between the Myanmar armed forces and ethnic armed groups broke down in ...
 PressReleasePoint2 months ago Angelina Jolie Visits Displaced People In Myanmar's Kachin State  Look to the Stars2 months ago Angelina Jolie meets refugees during her visit to Kachin State  Mizzima News2 months ago Angelina Jolie and son Pax meet forgotten children  Emirates2472 months ago

$4.9m Repair Bill for Rail Network after Flood Damage

People walk across a damaged rail bridge in Kale Township, Sagaing Division in August. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Burma will need nearly US$5 million and 18 months to finish repairing extensive damage to the nation's ...
 Irrawaddy18 hours ago
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