The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) has officially reopened the Mai Ja Yang-Loije road, according to people living in the area. The road, which was closed for eight years due to clashes between government forces and
The visit is part of an agreement that will also see the government provide assistance to the IDPs on a monthly basis. A delegation of Burmese government officials is expected to travel to Kachin State
At least 18 people are feared dead in the latest landslide to hit the jade-mining region of Hpakant, including company employees and police. The landslide occurred at an old jade-mining block near the village of
Calls for justice are growing in the case of a Kachin woman who was brutally murdered in her home last week after Burmese soldiers entered her village in northern Shan State’s Kutkai Township. The victim,
There is double the amount of opium poppy cultivation in Kachin State as was previously documented by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) has stated. The KIO’s Drug
Representatives of the Kachin State government and the Union’s Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Ministry discussed a possible resettlement program for domestic migrant workers in the Hpakant area in a meeting in Myitkyina on Monday.
Two men have gone missing in a landslide in Mawmau Kawng village in Hpakant Township on Friday, according to local sources. The landslide occurred at around 4:00 p.m.—another two people were reportedly injured. "The landslide
A man is receiving treatment for a non-lethal injury after an apparent shooting by police in the jade-mining town of Hpakant on Thursday. The incident occurred near the village of Ywar Thit in the Lon