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
The government is preventing the Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team (KBHWT) from providing essential medical services to remote areas of Burma's most northeastern state since the end of August, after the country experienced a steep
Shahtuzup village in Kachin State was inundated for the third time this year. “Flooding is actually worse than it was during the previous times,” Naw Dee, who is the village headman of Wa Ra Zup
After the government restricted campaigning to curb coronavirus transmissions during the country’s worst outbreak since the pandemic started, ethnic political parties vying for seats in Kachin State are struggling to gain votes for their cause.
The Kachin National Consultative Assembly (KNCA) called for an end to 70-years of civil war in Burma during the International Day of Peace on Monday (September 21). A KNCA statement said the ethnic armed organizations,
Electoral candidates contesting the 2020 general election have been informed by the Union Election Commission (UEC) they cannot campaign in Hpakant Township after the government invoked a 'stay at home' order to stop the coronavirus
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