World-class hotel for Natmataung National Park

A world-class hotel will be inaugurated soon near Kanpalet town, Chin state western Myanmar, the director of Namataung National Park Environment and Wildlife, U Win Naing Taw said.

The hotel is being constructed by U Tin Mya Soe, former director of Namataung National Park and the other hotel assistants are U Thun Tin (forester), U Aung Aung (ranger), U Lian Thang (daily worker) at Namatuang National Park. Read more…

23 killed in Burmese Army mortar attack in Laiza

A shell fired by the Burmese Army soldiers hit a Kachin Independence Army (KIA) training ground near Laiza at mid-day Wednesday killing 22 young men. Of those killed, two were from the Chin National Army (CNA).

The incident took place at Kachin Independence Army (KIA) training ground near Laiza on 19 November and 22 young men died on the spot after the Burmese Army mortar struck. The two CNA soldiers were Biak Tin Lian and Ram Nghak, said an official of the Chin National Front. Read more…

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    Chin Women’s Organization set up in Mindat town

    A Chin Women’s Organization (CWO) was established on 27 September 2014 at western block in Mindat town with 30 members.   The main objectives of the organization are to have self-determination, to promote women’s rights and to empower women on discrimination. They have selected nine members for their Central Working Committee.   “We made future plans at the meeting including funding for the organization and...

    October 2nd, 2014 | Read more
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    Matu vernacular text books introduced in government schools

    In Matupi town and some villages of southern Chin state, Matu vernacular text books have been distributed in some government schools this month.   Matupi Times said that the members of Matu Literature Teaching Group had distributed Matu vernacular school text books to Matupi high school (1) and (2).   “Now the book has been sent to schools, but only one text book could be...

    September 19th, 2014 | Read more
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    Mizoram government to purchase rice from Myanmar

    Mizoram, a northeast state of India, will buy rice from Myanmar during the extension of the railway between Lumding and Badalpur.   Mizoram used to transport rice and other commodities by train mainly from central India, but the railway transportation route between Lumding and Badalpur is to be constructed between 1 October 2014 to March 2015, so the state will face problems in rice procurement...

    September 19th, 2014 | Read more
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    Old currency notes cannot be used in New Rihkhawdar border

    Villagers and traders are facing problems regarding use of old currency notes on the Indo-Myanmar border trade road (2), new Rihkhawdar (Tiau) town, Chin state.   “As the town is located on the border trade road, currency flows very fast here.  The old currency cannot be used in the market, so people are facing difficulty in buying and selling,” said Pu Bawisum to Khonumthung.  ...

    August 14th, 2014 | Read more
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    Teachers hired, students to be charged Ks. 400 in Rihkhawdar

    The government middle school (2) in Rihkhawdar new town, Falam Township, Chin state has hired two teachers at Ks. 400 per student because of other inefficient teachers. The arrangement begins this academic session 2014-2015. “The school committee has decided to hire two teachers paying Kyat one lakh per month from this year because of inefficient teachers in this school. And then we will collect Ks....

    August 8th, 2014 | Read more
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    Dengue spreads among students in Kalaymyo

    Many students in Kalaymyo, Sagaing region are suffering from Dengue. Most have taken leave from their schools. Although there are no deaths yet from Dengue about 30 students are suffering from the disease in Kalaymyo. There is no action from the government yet. Dengue is witnessed in this season every year, said a local. There are many patients in Kalaymyo Civil Hospital and some patients...

    August 5th, 2014 | Read more