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Four Houses Destroyed By Fire in Nba Pa

At least 4 houses were burned down by a fire in Gai Dau village in Nba Pa, southern Kachin State on Saturday, no casualties were reported. The cause of the fire is still investigating and the local authorities have ruled out a criminal act. A local source said the fire was started by the negligence

Burmese Army’s 88th LID Troops Attack KIA Post

Burmese Army’s 317th Light Infantry Regiment under 88th Light Infantry Division on Saturday attacked a KIA position located near Ma Htet village on Madang Yang – Kai Htik motor road in Mansi Township. A KIA source said the government troops launched an attack on KIA position under the pretext of stopping illegal logging activities. Burmese


China Warns Myanmar Over Border Bombing

Hundreds of residents held a protest today against Burmese Army’s bombing that killed 4 Chinese civilians on Friday. Gen. Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, on Saturday warned Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing of Myanmar Army against repeat of an incident that killed four farmers on Mar 13. This is one of

Peace Process

Meeting between NCCT and MPC members

Pondering the Future of Burma’s Peace Process

This year’s February 12th Union Day has come and gone, significantly without the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Accord (NCA) that President Thein Sein had so hoped for as his presidential legacy. Instead, a face-saver Union Day pledge of sorts was signed by a “coalition of the willing” – 50 political parties and 4 ethnic




KIO turns military headquarters into a boarding school

By KLN Published on July 10, 2013   Opening ceremony of a boarding school was held at Hpung Mai hall in Laiza on July 9 at 9 am. The combined boarding school which accommodates 1725 middle and high school students is located at Alen Bum, the former KIA’s military headquarter, in Laiza. 107 teachers and


Pamphlet distributed by Upstream Ayeyawady Confluence Basin Hydropower Co. Ltd, a local subsidiary of CPI Group.

CPI presses ahead with Myitsone dam project

By KLN Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Despite public outcry against the construction of Myitsone (Malizup) dam, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI Group), which is one of the five largest state-owned electricity company in China, continues to pursue the project, reported Kachin Development and Networking Group (KDNG) on Monday. Upstream Ayeyawady Confluence Basin Hydropower Co. Ltd,