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Fortuna Metals Company Withdraws Mining Exploration Plans for Hkawnglanghpu

Fortuna Metals Company Withdraws Mining Exploration Plans for Hkawnglanghpu

The Fortuna Metals Company has informed the Kachin State government that it will not pursue mining exploration in Hkawnglanghpu Township in Putao District at this time, the state’s chief minister said.    Kachin State chief…

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KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

The Kachin Humanitarian Concern Committee (KHCC) announced plans to resettle hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Puta-O Township, Kachin State. KHCC chair Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson says: “It’s not possible for these IDPs to…

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Putao Residents Oppose Foreign Mine

Putao Residents Oppose Foreign Mine

Residents of northern Kachin State are concerned they will lose their ancestral land after the government gave a Singapore-based mining company the green light to start a feasibility study in one of the most remote…