KPCC says the construction of a statue is continuing on a vacant plot of land close to the landmark clock tower in Myitkyina city centre.
Two freelance pickers were buried under a landslide of excavated soil as they sifted for scraps of jade.
“Its weight was calculated at 210 tons upon discovery; however the top broke off during the excavation … that was about 40 tons worth.”
As efforts to expand education opportunities in rebel-controlled parts of Kachin State grow, many hope the peace process will bring lasting solutions.
PNLO leader and former NLD member Khun Myint Htun explains why the Pa-Oh group acceded to the NCA, and how the political dialogue will affect the election.
As Burma undergoes a period of political transition, ‘first language’ learning in schools is a valuable tool in the ongoing peace process.