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Tatmadaw Surrounds Northern Alliance During Offensive

Tatmadaw Surrounds Northern Alliance During Offensive

The Tatmadaw launched an offensive on several ethnic armed organizations in the Northern Alliance in northern Shan State despite that both the Army and the alliance declared their own unilateral ceasefires. Burma Army's LID-88 and

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Plans To Send IDPs Home Delayed

Plans To Send IDPs Home Delayed

KNG spoke with Pastor Hpauyam Hka Li, the head of Kachin Baptist Convention’s (KBC) development department, about the obstacles his organisation faces returning the internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their villages. KBC said it would

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Tatmadaw Refuses Bid To Resume Mining In Tanai

Tatmadaw Refuses Bid To Resume Mining In Tanai

A parliamentarian called on the Tatmadaw to reopen gold and amber mines closed since 2018 when the Burma Army launched a series of offensives driving out the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) from the lucrative region

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Gov’t Restricts Traffic To Hpakant To Fight Virus

Gov’t Restricts Traffic To Hpakant To Fight Virus

The government introduced stricter travel measures it claims will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township. Locals are afraid of contracting the virus after many Burmese nationals returned from Thailand and

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Landmine Removal Will Come After NCA Signing, Govt Says

Landmine Removal Will Come After NCA Signing, Govt Says

Both the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Burma Army can undertake a landmine removal program after the KIA signs the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), a Kachin State minister said recently in parliament. The comment

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Kachin Revolution Day Commemorated In Myitkyina

Kachin Revolution Day Commemorated In Myitkyina

Kachin gathered to celebrate Kachin Revolution Day in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, this Wednesday. The commemoration, led by the Kachin Nationals Consultative Assembly, attracted about 4,000 people and was joined by religious leaders.

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Tatmadaw Attacks KIA Camp in Northern Shan State

Tatmadaw Attacks KIA Camp in Northern Shan State

The Burma Army fired multiple artillery shells at the Kachin Independence Army's (KIA) military training camp in Hsenwi Township in northern Shan State on Wednesday, KIA sources said. The camp is located between Loidau and

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KIA Launches Landmine Attack on LID-99 on Christmas Day

KIA Launches Landmine Attack on LID-99 on Christmas Day

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) launched a landmine attack on a Burma Army military column from Light Infantry Division (LID) 99 on Christmas morning as it was returning to it base after capturing and setting

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Burma Army, KIA Clash in Northern Shan State

Burma Army, KIA Clash in Northern Shan State

Troops from the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army’s (KIA) 36th Battalion engaged in a gunfire fight in the Mungbaw area of Muse Township in northern Shan State on Friday morning. According to KIA sources,

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Returned Kachin IDPs Prepare to Flee Again

Returned Kachin IDPs Prepare to Flee Again

The first displaced returnees to the Kachin village of Nam San Yang in Waingmaw Township are again preparing to flee after the Burma Army recently attacked and seized a nearby Kachin Independence Army (KIA) camp.