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Burmese Army Troops Fired Artillery Shells on Bhamo-Myitkyina Road

Hang Kai Bum–based Burmese army troops on Friday fired artillery shells for 6 times on Bhamo-Myitkyina road in southern Kachin State. The locals travel Bhamo-Myitkyina road daily, but no one was hit by the artillery shells. KIA’s 24th Battalion troops are stationed in this area but their positions were not hit by the shells, said

NCCT-MPC Meeting Held in Chiang Mai

Ethnic Armed Organizations’ Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) met today with Myanmar Peace Center (MPC) members at Chiang Mai in Thailand. MPC members include U Hla Maung Shwe, Dr. Min Zaw Oo, Dr. Ngun Chun Liang, U Tin Maung Than, and U Nyo Ohn Myint. A two-day meeting was held in Chiang Mai among NCCT

Tortured KIA Soldier Body Found inside Mai Nawng Post

Local villagers who went to look for a missing KIA private found his body buried inside the Mai Nawng post which Burmese army seized on Nov 18. Myitung Naw Ja, KIA private, who returned to Mai Nawng Post on that night from family leave was killed by Burmese troops upon his arrival to the post.

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Memoirs of Kachin Peace Efforts (1994)

Ceasefire (1994) After a decade or so, the light of peace, shimmered first initiated again in 1963, then in 1972 and again in 1980 respectively, was enlightened again in October 18, 1990 at Pangsai, a sleepy border town of Sino – Myanmar, Northern Shan state. The peace – talk between KIO and NWT was able




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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,


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Burmese Authorities Warn Civilians’ Anti-Drug Initiatives

By KLN Wednesday, Sept 24, 2014 A Tanai-based Burmese Army commander and township police chief on last Friday asked for the release of two drug dealers, U Shwe Ba and U Mong Sieng, who were arrested and detained early this month by Kachin drug elimination committee members at Gin Sa Ra block in Tanai City,