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News Myanmar » Chin: Telenor expands 4G service to Hakha

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Telenor Myanmar has launched its LTE services in Hakha, capital of Chin State, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of Chin National Day on 20 February. The operator reports that its 2G and 3G services are currently available in all of Chin's nine townships.

News Myanmar » Chin: Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“The rights of ethnic minorities must be taken more seriously, not just with the Rohingya but with the Shan, the Karen, the Chin, and the various other 135 ethnic groups that live within Myanmar’s borders.” Representatives of the Burmese government ...

News Myanmar » Chin: Myanmar’s President calls for efforts for national unity

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Shan state, where the historical Panglong Conference was held with the signing of the Panglong Agreement on February 12, 1947. With the agreement, Myanmar’s states of Shan, Chin and Kachin were liberated.

News Myanmar » Chin: Chin National Day celebrated in Rocherlea

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

“We would do anything to help each other out, and we want to show people that.” One of the major ethnic groups of Burma, the Chin people live the mountains along the Myanmar-India borders and neighbouring areas. The Launceston Chin community is made up ...

News Myanmar » Chin: The Thai Filmmaker Documenting Life at the Margins

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The “buffer zone” refers to Thailand’s northwestern border shared with Myanmar, a country whose military has long warred with its ethnic minorities. Decades before the current Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the Shan, Karen, Kachin, Mon, Chin and even ...

News Myanmar » Chin: Landmines defused in Mizoram-Myanmar border area

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Myanmar Army launched a massive operation to flush out the Arakan insurgents hiding in Chin state from November and the militants allegedly planted the landmines.

News Myanmar » Chin: 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census - Policy Brief on Children and Youth

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

(5) At 62 infant deaths per 1,000 live births (IMR) and 72 deaths of children under five years of age per 1,000 live births (U5MR), Myanmar recorded the highest among ASEAN Countries. Rural areas and Ayeyawady and Magway Regions, and Chin State registered ...

News Myanmar » Chin: Exit the Rooster, Enter the Dog! The “best” and “worst” of Asia in the year that was

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Worst Year: Aung San Suu Kyi & the Rohingya people – a falling star & a failing response In 2013, Myanmar’s then opposition leader ... frenemies 2017. Curtis S. Chin and Jose B. Collazo Curtis S. Chin, a former US ambassador to the Asian Development ...

News Myanmar » Chin: Myanmar's stateless Chin endure refugee life in India

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Publication date: hursday 21 December 2017

New Delhi, India - "We would be next, but we fear retaliations if we return", says 44-year-old Sang Par, voicing the plea of several hundred members of the Chin community from Myanmar crammed into one-bedroom apartments in Chanakya Place, one of New Delhi ...

News Myanmar » Chin: Myanmar state gov’t to crack down on carrying unlicensed firearms

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Publication date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

Myanmar's northwestern Chin state government has vowed to crack down on carrying illegal firearms due to excessive hunting across the state, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday. The Chin state government called for wildlife ...