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Junta Shelling Kills Restaurant Owner And Customer In Hpakant Township

Junta Shelling Kills Restaurant Owner And Customer In Hpakant Township

Two people were killed by the Burma Army (BA) after a shell struck a business in Hpakant Township, in Kachin State. According to a local familiar with the incident, Yon Gway, 50, the owner of

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Hpakant Students Struggling After Internet Partially Restored

Hpakant Students Struggling After Internet Partially Restored

On Monday, Mytel, a major telecommunications company owned by the Burma Army (BA), partially restored internet connectivity in Hpakant Township after it had been shut down since August. However, youth in the township in Kachin

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Burma Army Ambushed In Katha Township

Burma Army Ambushed In Katha Township

A civilian resistance group ambushed Burma Army (BA) soldiers providing security for a riverboat carrying food and military equipment in Katha Township, Sagaing Region. According to an officer from the local People's Defense Force (PDF),

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Armed Forces Harass Myitkyina Shops For Not Selling Regime Beer

Armed Forces Harass Myitkyina Shops For Not Selling Regime Beer

After shopkeepers have stopped selling the regime's beer products in Myitkyina as part of boycott organised by the Kachin Independence Army, Burma Army soldiers (BA) in civilian clothes have tightened security in the Kachin State

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Waingmaw Residents Want PMF Checkpoint Removed

Waingmaw Residents Want PMF Checkpoint Removed

A People's Militia Force (PMF) is extorting money from people who passed through its checkpoint outside Wu Yang village in Kachin State. For the past month, it's charging each vehicle up to 2,000 kyat ($1).

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Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

The Tatmadaw informed the Peace-talks Creation Group (PCG) that all future peace talks with ethnic armed organizations (EAO) will be handled through its Peace Negotiation Committee, since the National League for Democracy's (NLD) Reconciliation and

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Tensions Between KIO/A and Tatmadaw Rising in Chipwi Township

Tensions Between KIO/A and Tatmadaw Rising in Chipwi Township

Hostilities between armed forces is disrupting campaigning for election candidates in Burma's northernmost Kachin State. Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) are in a standoff after the former demanded the latter to remove two

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Burma Army Attacks KIO/A in Muse District

Burma Army Attacks KIO/A in Muse District

Tatmadaw troops clashed with Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) in Muse District, located in northern Shan State, this Thursday (September 24). Locals told KNG that Burma Army soldiers from LID-88 attacked KIO/A Battalion-36, located on Howa

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Tatmadaw Warns KIO/A to Remove Military Camps in Chipwi Township

Tatmadaw Warns KIO/A to Remove Military Camps in Chipwi Township

The Burma Army wants the Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) to eliminate two of its military camps in Kachin State. Col Kyaw Lin Aung, minister of security and border affairs, sent a formal request to KIO/A

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Fighting Between KIA and Tatmadaw Continues in Northern Shan State

Fighting Between KIA and Tatmadaw Continues in Northern Shan State

Yesterday saw fighting between Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Tatmadaw troops in Burma's northern Shan State. A KIA officer told KNG that Burma Army LID-88 and LID-99 fought with Kachin soldiers at three sites in