Road leading from Lajaryang crossing blocked by Burmese junta days after two troops were killed by a Kachin army landmine
Cost of damage in Tenasserim division expected to be significant as fire destroys key fishing industry infrastructure
Fire triggered by electricity shock flattens Laiza market as Chinese border officials close a nearby checkpoint in fear of looting
Kachin Independence Organisation claims police tried to frame official in drugs snare as relations with junta take a nosedive
The Kachin Independence Organisation yesterday marked Kachin Martyr’s Day in the town of Laiza near the Sino-Burma border, with troops and civilians remembering the organisation’s founder.
Meeting comes as fears grow about a possible outbreak of fighting in northern Burma with both sides strengthening forces and unable to compromise