Friday, September 25, 2015
Posted by Kachin News Group at 5:35 PM
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Long time New Democratic Army-Kachin leader (NDAK) Zahkung Ting Ying (also spelled Za Khun Ting Ring) has barred candidates from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) from campaigning in territory he has long ruled over in north eastern Kachin state.
Posted by Kachin News Group at 5:27 PM
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
|KIA soildiers take position at a frontline near its Laiza headquarters in Kachin State,Norther Burma|
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:21 PM
Monday, September 21, 2015
|Buying and selling of Hpakant jade from Burma's northern kachin state es often done by Chinese Yuan rather than Burmese kyat|
In a country update released on Friday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that the Central Bank of Myanmar's (CBM) “regulatory and supervisory capacity is still relatively weak”. The Washington based organization did however praise what it described as the “ongoing liberalization of the financial sector” which includes the recent Burmese government's decision to allow 9 foreign owned banks to operate inside the country.
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:06 PM
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Posted by Kachin News Group at 5:08 PM
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
|KIO's N'ban La meets Thein Sein as clashes continue|
During a visit to the Burmese capital Naypyidaw last week, Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) vice chair General N’Ban La met with President Thein Sein on September 9th, in what appears to be the first time the two men have met since the conflict began in June 2011. The veteran KIO leader was in Naypyidaw as part of a delegation of senior leaders from ethnic armed groups including the Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP), the Karen National Union the New Mon State Party (NMSP) and the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP), groups. N'ban La was joined by Dr La Ja, the KIO's general secretary.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
|KIO Chairman Zawng Hra|
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:44 PM
Thursday, July 30, 2015
|Aung La N Sang|
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:23 PM
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
General N'ban La Awng, Vice-Chairman of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) met with the Burmese government's chief negotiator in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai on Sunday for talks. N'ban La and his colleagues KIO Joint General Secretary Dr La Ja as well as the Chairman of the Karen National People's Party Abel Tweed took part in the informal discussion with the Burmese government's chief negotiator Aung Min relating to the National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA).
Posted by Kachin News Group at 5:19 PM
Saturday, July 18, 2015
|Airstrikes,clashes in Kachin state's Putao district displace civilians|
Posted by Kachin News Group at 5:06 PM
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
|Photo: Tay Za (right) billionaire mountain climbing enthusiast and arms dealer|
The spouse of Burmese tycoon Tay Za has been removed from the US Burma sanctions list, according to a brief statement issued this week by the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), an entity which administers sanctions on behalf of the US government.
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:36 PM
Sunday, April 26, 2015
|A censored Photo of the dead body of 103 years old Da Shi Hka found near her village in Kachin state.(Credit Free Burma Rangers)|
A 103 year old Kachin women from Mahtek village was shot and killed on March 21 along with her son by army troops operating in Kachin state's Mansi township according to a statement issued by the Free Burma Rangers (FBR), a Christian humanitarian organization that is well known for operating in difficult to reach places in Burma's conflict areas.
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:26 PM
Saturday, April 11, 2015
|Myitsone, also locally Mali-N'Mai Zup at Irrawaddy River concluence , 27 miles norther of kachin state's capital Myitkyina, Northern Burma.aption|
Posted by Kachin News Group at 4:13 PM
Monday, April 6, 2015
Posted by Kachin News Group at 3:58 PM