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Kachin youth leader Labang Gam Awng freed

Continuing with its cat and mouse game with the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) the Burmese junta released Kachin leader Labang Gam Awng...
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Mingala market ‘new in two months’

Mingala wholesale market, gutted in a devastating 33-hour fire, will be renovated within two months, and three temporary trading spaces have been arranged nearby,...
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Junta donates to churches in Hakha

The Burmese military junta with an eye on the forthcoming general elections has begun to woo the...
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Seized land sold cheap to regime employees

The Burmese military junta is selling confiscated land to government employees at cheap rates, said sources from Loikaw,...
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Work cut out for Shan party

The main challenge for the Shan Nationals Democratic Party (SNDP) in Shan State, especially in the South and East is to convince the non-Shan voters to vote for it,...
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‘Democracy can bridge deep divides more than other systems’: Harvard scholar

Democracy promises to address deep divisions more successfully than any alternative, according to Nathan Glazer, a professor of education and sociology emeritus at Harvard University,...
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US senator to revisit Burma

US Senator Jim Webb is to pay his second visit to military-ruled Burma during a tour of three Asian countries that will begin on Saturday,...
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70 youths held over dam blasts, Kachin group says

More than 70 youth activists have been arrested in a two-day sweep by authorities in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, in the wake of the Myitsone dam project site bombings,...
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Monks and students urge poll boycott

Clandestine monk and student organisations yesterday urged the people of Burma yesterday to boycott this year’s general elections to prevent activation of the junta’s....
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More youths with KIO links arrested and tortured

As if to press home the point that it means business the Burmese military junta arrested more Kachin youths following a meeting with Kachin Independence Organization (KIO)...
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RDA distributes shirts to Maungdaw students

In a bid to induct students as members, the committee members of the Regional Development Association (RDA) of Maungdaw town have been distributing....
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