The UN agency’s recent findings suggested that they ‘hadn’t worked together with local people,’ the KNO secretary says. The Kachin National Organization (KNO) has urged the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to
Police filed charges for their commemoration of the eighth year of war in Kachin State. Two youth appeared in court in Myitkyina on Thursday after being charged with violating the Peaceful Assembly Law’s Article 19
Residents of the unregistered Pangmati IDP camp in Myitkyina say they want same level of support as other camps. Residents of an unofficial camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Kachin State capital Myitkyina
Five of eight people sent back to China had been found to be working on a tissue culture banana plantation on protected forest land. Eight Chinese nationals were deported from Kachin State last week after
According to the KIO, most of Kachin State’s poppy plantations are located in areas under the control of military-backed PMFs or the BGF. There is double the amount of opium poppy cultivation in Kachin State
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