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Pesticides Linked to Deadly Stream Pollution in Waingmaw

Pesticides Linked to Deadly Stream Pollution in Waingmaw

Pesticides in Kachin State’s Waingmaw Township are polluting nearby streams and killing fish and livestock, locals say. Workers on the 3,000-acre tissue culture banana plantation around Wa Ra Yang village in Hpung Tang Yang village…

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Chinese Nationals Fined, Detained for Weeks Over Illegal Operation of Waingmaw Shops

Chinese Nationals Fined, Detained for Weeks Over Illegal Operation of Waingmaw Shops

A Waingmaw Township court sentenced three Chinese nationals to fines of 500,000 kyat (US$329) for operating shops without official permission earlier this month. Immigration officers arrested a woman—who ran the Shang Nan car parts shop—and…

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Chinese Nationals Arrested in Waingmaw For ‘Running Shops Without Permission’

Chinese Nationals Arrested in Waingmaw For ‘Running Shops Without Permission’

An immigration officer said that while the individuals had visas to live in Burma, they had been ‘repeatedly warned’ not to run shops. Police arrested three Chinese nationals in Kachin State’s Waingmaw Township on Wednesday…

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Youth Mission Brings Medical Aid to Remote Kachin Villages

Youth Mission Brings Medical Aid to Remote Kachin Villages

This is the sixth year that the group has provided medical assistance to impoverished villagers during the rainy season. Youths from the A Lin Thet Media Mission Group, based in Waingmaw Township, provided medical treatment…

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Locals Irked over Nighttime Closure of Myitkyina-Waingmaw Bridge

Locals Irked over Nighttime Closure of Myitkyina-Waingmaw Bridge

Residents of Waingmaw want to know why they can’t cross the bridge to the Kachin State capital at night. The lower house MP for Kachin State’s Waingmaw Township said his constituents want to know why…