Kachin State, Burma Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Northern Alliance Seeks Continued Support From China in Peace Process NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The northeastern-based ethnic alliance the Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee seeks further support from China in Myanmar's peace process, according to a statement it released on Wednesday. The FPNCC stated that China's positive involvement in Myanmar's peace process has become more important and cannot be averted.

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  2. Kachin refugee: 'Myanmar army keeps attacking us'Read the original story

    Mar 28, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    Since late last year, the world's attention has been brought to the plight of 700,000 Muslim Rohingya, who have fled violence in Myanmar. But elsewhere in the country, Kachin State, another 100,000 people have also been displaced by years of fighting between the Christian Kachin Independence Army and government troops.

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  3. Rakhine People Express Concern About Rohingya Repatriation ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Voice of America

    Fleeing Buddhist Rakhine residents arrive by ship from the unrest in Maungdaw region at the jetty, Aug. 29, 2017, in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. Members of the international community and Rohingya who have fled to Bangladesh are not the only groups that are critical of the government's planned repatriation program; Buddhist Rakhine residents have also expressed dissatisfaction with the process.

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  4. 'I feel helpless': Abuses plague Myanmar's Kachin conflictRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    It is Armed Forces Day in Myanmar, which marks the beginning of the military's resistance to Japanese occupation in 1945. But there will be little celebration in many parts of the country, including Kachin State in the north of Myanmar.

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  5. Nationwide expansion to drive Wave Money's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | The Nation

    Though 80 per cent of the population remains unserved by Myanmar's banking system, Wave Money aims to enjoy much higher growth over the next few years thanks to its continuous expansion of distribution network, said the firm's top executive. Brad Jones, chief executive officer of Wave Money, said in an exclusive interview the firm has over 1.3 mila lion customers and is partnering more than 20,000 agents so far.

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  6. Online engagement on the line in Myanmar?Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | LIRNEasia

    Online hate speech has become commonplace in Myanmar. PEN Myanmar analysed posts from Facebook over a year, noting that the incidence of hate speech pertaining to a topic was often tied to a controversial, topical event- the appearance of posts regarding politics, for instance, increased during the elections held in November 2015.

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  7. Catholics from nearby villages pray and chant in Bobei Catholic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | SFGate

    Small Catholic statues are on the shelf of a shop in Bobei village, in Guangdong province, China. About 800 people in the community are Catholic.

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  8. The river where man and dolphin work together catching fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | ABC News

    The dolphins that we expected to find half an hour down river have appeared on our doorstep, playing just meters from a riverside teashop, almost as if they overheard us the previous evening making plans with the fisherman. Here, on a stretch of Myanmar's Ayeyarwady River north of Mandalay, 26 dolphins and fishermen from six villagers have formed a unique bond - they fish together.

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  9. Myanmar Opens Inquiry Into Killing of Kachin FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Voice of America

    People displaced in the conflict between Kachin Independence Army and Myanmar military for the control of an amber mine pass their time at a Christian church in Tanai township, Kachin state, Myanmar, June 16, 2017. Myanmar police said Saturday they had opened a murder investigation into the killing of two men who residents say appeared to have been shot in the head after they were detained by soldiers in the conflict-torn north of the country.

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  10. Myanmar police open murder probe in KachinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    Kachin people hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Myitkyina, the capital of the state in northern Myanmar, on Feb 5. Fighting between the Myanmar army and the Kachin Independence Army has left some 3,000 people trapped in te conflict zone and forced as many as 100,000 others to flee their homes. YANGON: Police in Myanmar have opened a murder investigation into the killing of two men said to have been shot in the head after they were detained by soldiers in the conflict-torn north of the country.

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  11. Myanmar soldiers accused of killing 2 Kachin civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A community leader said Friday that the bodies of two civilians last seen in the custody of Myanmar soldiers have been found in a shallow grave in Kachin State, where fighting between government forces and an ethnic armed group is ongoing. Community leader Naw Mai said the two ethnic Kachin men lived in a refugee camp in Mai Hkawng village and were taken away by soldiers on Jan. 31 while working on a nearby farm.

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  12. Kachin Finally Allowed to Retrieve Two Missing IDPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Myanmar Army on Friday evening allowed a group of people to retrieve the bodies of two Kachin internally displaced persons who had disappeared in January, after local people reported discovering their bodies in a grave in Mansi Township. Army personnel had prevented the group from heading to the site for several hours earlier in the day.

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  13. Myanmar probes grave after soldiers seen detaining menRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    YANGON: Myanmar authorities on Friday visited a suspected shallow grave in the country's north that residents said contained the bodies of two ethnic minority men who were detained by soldiers in January, a police officer and a community leader said. The missing men had been living in camps for people displaced by conflict.

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  14. Myanmar soldiers accused of killing two Kachin civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Indian Express

    A community leader said Friday that the bodies of two civilians last seen in the custody of Myanmar soldiers have been found in a shallow grave in Kachin State, where fighting between government forces and an ethnic armed group is ongoing. Community leader Naw Mai said the two ethnic Kachin men lived in a refugee camp in Mai Hkawng village and were taken away by soldiers on Jan. 31 while working on a nearby farm.

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  15. New youth baseball season comes with changes to batsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | ABC 27

    A community leader in Myanmar's Kachin State says the bodies of two civilians last seen in the custody of soldiers have been

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  16. Thursday's ScoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Serena Williams has won the first set in her comeback at the BNP Paribas Open from a 14-month layoff after giving birth to her first child Connor McDavid tied the game late in the third period and then won it in the shootout as the Edmonton Oilers edged the New York Islanders 2-1 Community leader in Myanmar's Kachin State says the bodies of two civilians last seen in the custody of soldiers have been found in a shallow grave AP Photos: The action was hot and heavy _ especially heavy _ in a Thai elephant polo tournament, a charity event benefiting its starring beasts Esa Ahmad had 21 points, Daxter Miles Jr. added 19 and No.

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  17. Southern Miss upsets top-seeded Middle Tennessee 71-68 in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Cortez Edwards scored 23 points and made a key 3-pointer in overtime to help No. 9 seed Southern Mississippi beat top-seeded Middle Tennessee 71-68 on Thursday in a Conference USA quarterfinal.

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  18. KIA Reports Second Offensive by Tatmadaw This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Kachin Independence Army says the Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, launched a second offensive against its forces in Kachin State's Tanai Township on Saturday. "They started a military offensive again in the Tanai area.

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  19. Man Who Confessed to Girl's Rape, Murder Commits Suicide in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A man who confessed to raping a 12-year-old girl in Kachin State's Mogaung Township in February hanged himself in his prison cell early Tuesday morning, according to a Mohnyin Prison official. "He arrived at the prison on Monday evening.

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  20. Myanmar Artists' Works Tackling Identity, Displacement on Show in Chiang MaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Works by 18 established and emerging artists from Southeast Asia offering their personal experiences of global migration, notions of identity and ongoing humanitarian crises in Myanmar are on currently on display in a group exhibition in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. The contemporary art exhibition "Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia" is open to the public at the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum in Chiang Mai from March 4 until Oct. 1. It includes works in a range of media, including paintings, paper cut-outs, other visual arts and mixed-media installations.

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