Tag: KSPP

Interview
KSPP Will Contest 18 Townships In Kachin State

KSPP Will Contest 18 Townships In Kachin State

KNG interviewed Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) Vice-Chair Duwa Gumgrawng Awng Hkam about how his party is getting ready for the 2020 general election. In particular, the party’s candidate selection process for the townships in…

News
Kachin Political Party Speaks Out Against Myitsone Dam

Kachin Political Party Speaks Out Against Myitsone Dam

The Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) has come out against the Myitsone hydropower dam, which, if completed, would be located on the confluence of the Irrawaddy River in Kachin State. The statement came on International…

News
Party Leaders Elected at KSPP Conference

Party Leaders Elected at KSPP Conference

In its first conference held from March 3-4, the Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) elected its leading committee and drew up the party’s policies. It was decided that the party chair is Dr. Manam Tu…

Election
KSPP Not Buying Into NLD’s New Ethnic Affairs Committee

KSPP Not Buying Into NLD’s New Ethnic Affairs Committee

The Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) has criticized the ruling National League for Democracy’s (NLD) hasty formation of an ethnic affairs committee—and its appointment of an ethnic Kachin chair—as a move to garner support in…

Election
KSPP Calls on US to Strengthen Presence in Kachin State

KSPP Calls on US to Strengthen Presence in Kachin State

A Kachin political party representative has asked that the US open an official liaison office in Kachin State since China has done the same. The proposal by the Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) was directed…

News
Myanmar Army Tanks Roll into Myitkyina as Kachin Activists Gather

Myanmar Army Tanks Roll into Myitkyina as Kachin Activists Gather

A group of politically active Kachin gathering in the Kachin State capital Myitkyina says they were very alarmed by the Myanmar army’s decision to send a convoy of military tanks and other military vehicles down…