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News Myanmar » Kayah: US project helps Myanmar dry zone development

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

and strengthened community institutions in Myanmar’s central Dry Zone and Kayah State. US AID announced on February 15 that the project had made progress. “Shae Thot has helped thousands of communities and hundreds of thousands of people,” said ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Aung San Suu Kyi Scores 1st Win in Myanmar's Crumbling Peace Process

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Myanmar's constitution, drafted under military rule ... but the December killing of three KNPP soldiers and one civilian in disputed circumstances in Kayah State has severely antagonized ethnic Karenni civil society and put off KNPP participation indefinitely.

News Myanmar » Kayah: Q&A: Patrick Brown, World Press Photo of the Year nominee

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

PB: I’ve worked in Asia for many years, and a large portion of that has been photographing Myanmar and it’s troubles with its ethnic minorities – not just the Rohingya, but also the Kachin, Kayin, Kayah, Mon, and Shan all have horror stories of war ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Ceasefire but no demining in Myanmar’s Kayah State

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Publication date: Friday 25 July 2014

Landmine clearance in southern Myanmar’s Kayah State has still not begun despite a 2012 ceasefire between the main armed groups and the government. While negotiations between the ceasefire parties are ongoing, deep distrust remains, and there is little ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Conflict and candlelight: Myanmar’s energy conundrum

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Publication date: Sunday 23 November 2014

Kayah activists fear Lawpita, Myanmar’s first hydropower project, could be the bloody blue-print for the country’s future dams. Thousands were displaced by the project, which now provides around a quarter of the country’s hydropower capacity ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Tourists arrival to increase in Myanmar's Kayah State

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Publication date: hursday 18 June 2015

YANGON, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The number of tourists arrival is expected to increase in Loikaw region, Kayah State of eastern Myanmar through the project involving cross-border tours and adventure tours, sources with the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: ITC International Trade Centre : project in Myanmar’s Kayah State wins international award for community-based tourism

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Publication date: hursday 26 January 2017

ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Singapore last week. The 36th annual conference, which seeks to promote the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region as a single, multi-faceted tourist destination, concluded on 20 January with the 'ASEAN ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Remote Myanmar gets ready for tourism boom

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Publication date: uesday 13 December 2016

After a decades-long blanket ban on tourists, Kayah State in eastern Myanmar has opened up to the outside world. Travellers are pouring in to get a glimpse of its untouched beauty. As Pichayada Promchertchoo reports, the remote state is hoping to develop a ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Eight die in Myanmar landslide

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Publication date: onday 12 October 2015

NAY PYI TAW: A day after a landslide swept two villages in Myanmar's Kayah state killing at least eight people, rescuers continued to search on Monday for those missing, said official sources here. Triggered by heavy rainfall on Sunday afternoon ...

News Myanmar » Kayah: Detainee bombs Myanmar police station, kills self

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Publication date: uesday 27 April 2010

YANGON, Myanmar – YANGON, Myanmar (AP ... A security official said Wednesday the man had been taken to a police station in Demawso, in Kayah State, 200 miles (320 kilometers) northeast of Yangon, for interrogation. The official, who spoke on condition ...