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Burma Merchants Lose Millions After China Prevents Muse Onion Exports

Burma Merchants Lose Millions After China Prevents Muse Onion Exports

Food wholesalers have lost millions of kyat after their trucks of organic onions were prevented from crossing the border from Burma’s northern Shan State into China “Out of nearly 1,000 trucks that arrived at Muse…

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Burma Army Convoy Attacked In Mohnyin Township

Burma Army Convoy Attacked In Mohnyin Township

On Monday, the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) ambushed a military convoy with a landmine in Mohnyin Township, Kachin State. The KIA claimed to have killed at least seven Burma Army (BA) soldiers. The Kachin armed…

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Kachin State Town Damaged By Burma Army Shelling

Kachin State Town Damaged By Burma Army Shelling

The military shelled a Kachin internally displaced persons (IDP) camp and a church in an artillery attack on Momauk, a town in Kachin State. According to a local man, a hundred Burma Army (BA) soldiers…

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Bomb At Hpakant Township High School Injures At Least Six

Bomb At Hpakant Township High School Injures At Least Six

At least six people were injured on Friday morning when their school bus detonated a concealed landmine in Hpakant Township. According to a local, the bomb was planted on the premises of Mawsizar High School…

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Junta’s Forces Kill Man In Muse Township

Junta’s Forces Kill Man In Muse Township

The military disposed of a man’s body after killing him following his arrest in Muse Township, northern Shan State. Laphai Tuu Lum, 56, was arrested on his way back to his home in the mountains…

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Burma Army Launches Airstrikes On KIA In Mohnyin Township

Burma Army Launches Airstrikes On KIA In Mohnyin Township

The Burma Army attacked the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) with fighter jets in Tong Pin, Kachin State. A KIA officer told KNG that the BA carried out five attacks on Battalion 26 on 25 November.…

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Illicit Drug Use Rises In Kachin State Following Coup

Illicit Drug Use Rises In Kachin State Following Coup

Three male youths overdosed on heroin in a village established in 2014 by civilians fleeing conflict between the military and the Kachin Independence Army in Myitkyina Township. “Drug dealers sell openly and addicts can use…

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PMF Extorting  Waingmaw Residents

PMF Extorting  Waingmaw Residents

A People’s Militia Force (PMF) has been extorting travellers in Waingmaw Township, Kachin State. “They demand money from every car that passes through the Wu Yang Gate,” says a local source. He explained that the…

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Kachin IDPs Hopeless After Losing Paddy To Drought

Kachin IDPs Hopeless After Losing Paddy To Drought

Villagers in an displaced camp in Myitkyina Township are facing additional hardships after drought led to the loss of ten acres of rice. ”They were expecting something from their rotational farm, but they got nothing.…

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Father And Son Among Bodies Dumped In Sagaing Region Paddy Field

Father And Son Among Bodies Dumped In Sagaing Region Paddy Field

A father and his teenage son were among the three bodies found with bullet holes and their hands tied behind their backs in a rice field in Sagaing Region on Thursday, 11 November. According to…