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A view of Mount Kennedy in Tedim Township, Chin State (Photo-Aung Thu Tun-Kalay). According to the National Export Strategy, plans are under way to implement a community-based tourism project in Chin and Kayin states and Taninthari Region, says Aung Soe, director-general of the Myanmar Trade ...
One of the Mount Kennedy in Tedim Township, Chin State (Photo-Aung Thu Tun-Kalay). YANGON- According to the National Export Strategy, plans are underway to implement Community Based Tourism Project in Chin and Kayin States and Taninthari Region, says Aung Soe, Director-General of Myanmar ...

... K200 million has been directed towards developing the Falam airport. When complete in 2020 to 2021, it will be the first airport in Chin State. “We had originally intended to build an airport capable of handling smaller aircraft with the capacity to accommodate 13 passengers. But we are now extending the ...
Many women in Myanmar's remote Chin State, where she lives, have to travel for many hours on dirt roads to reach their nearest hospital. And she was lucky to have seen a midwife at all. Only three of every five births in the country are assisted by a skilled health worker, such as a doctor, nurse or midwife.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to several parts of the country, including Rakhine State, the Paletwa township in the southern Chin State, due to active armed conflict, and the Kachin State, due to the continued risk of armed conflict. “Political tension and ...
Vice President Henry Van Thio will observe regional development tasks in the Chin State on February 2 and the local residents of Falam and Hakha are planning to make these demands. “We will demand [the government] to build four 60-ton bridges between Falam and Rih, to designate a township for Rih ...

Myanmar's northwestern Chin state government has vowed to crack down on carrying illegal firearms due to excessive hunting across the state, the official ... The Chin state government called for wildlife conservation in the state while stressing the need to control carrying guns, warning that those who carry ...
During this research, she discovered that poor connectivity was one of the main reasons that had stalled the development of the state. As a research student, she once had to travel to Chin state from Yangon which she says was extremely difficult. “There was no direct transportation to Hakha [the capital city] ...
During the rainy season, roads connecting to the state are often cut off or partially unusable due to landslides. An MP representing Htantalan Township Constituency proposed construction of the new airport, which was subsequently planned with input from the public in Chin State. Officials from the ministry ...
MANDALAY — The Chin State government is planning to revive the Buran trees (Rhododendron arboreum), the state flower of Chin State, in order to promote tourism in the region. The Burans are small evergreen trees with bright red flowers. The Chin State government and locals say the number of these ...
Tedim Chins, known to the British as Kamhows, from the Tedim ranges of the present Chin State of Myanmar, were British-friendly, and their service was enlisted in the hunt for Mary. Manipur was then bound by a 1762 treaty with the East India Company and was called upon to send troops accompanied by ...
Chin State and the Naga area are already covered under the program which is now being extended to Rakhine State, disclosed Dr San San Aye, director general of the Social Welfare Department, to The Myanmar Times recently. “People in poor regions are struggling all the time. Most pregnant women ...
Around 1,440 Myanmarese nationals who took shelter in Mizoram following a clash between militants and the Army there in November last year, have refused to return, officials said today. At least 1,600 Myanmarese people from several villages in Chin state had taken refuge in Lawngtlai district of Mizoram ...
He also participates in the Chin State Hluttaw Affairs Committee. He serves as the Chin Zone Coordinator for Yangon-based Gaia organization. The UPF gives the Ambassador for Peace award to peace leaders with respectful lifestyles and work for public interest, build happy marriages, join hands with ...
Though the well-known culture of tattooing their faces may be fading gradually for Chin women, who reside mostly in Chin State in western Myanmar, the patriarchal customs are still chained to the clan system, the laws deeply engraved in the hearts of many Chin people. Because of that, the female victims ...
For example, we could not be able to do for the remote areas like Kachin State and Chin State. So we are aiming to go the country's major commercial cities with YSX,” he continued. First Myanmar Investment Ltd (FMI), Myanmar Thilawa Special Economic Zone Holdings Ltd (MTSH), Myanmar Citizens ...
Resident Gei Lin - a refugee from Chin State, Myanmar - says the scenery reminds him of his former home. “All the hills and the river is in the middle of the town. All the trees not flat, it's just absolutely beautiful, it make me feel home,” he tells SBS News. Gei Lin says he was forced from his village in 2004.

A decade ago, Sang Par's family also fled their hometown in Than Hang, in Myanmar's northwestern Chin state. "The army used to whip us with belts until we lost consciousness. They also killed the cattle so that villagers starve", recalls Par's husband, 44-year-old Mang Hmung, bedridden because of a ...
To promote Chin State's economy, the government should establish a trade zone, according to a source at the Chin State Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The source said he had advised the state and union governments to set up the trade zone in Paletwa Township. “The residents here ...
Chin State is full of people roaming the hills, but they are hunters, not soldiers. Chin State is a part of Myanmar which has been spared the fighting between ethnic militias and the Burmese army. It is nonetheless the poorest part of Myanmar. Traveling through the region is a disconcerting though fascinating ...
Chin State's Speaker has shot down discussing a proposal about creating a universal Chin language. Chin State is home to numerous dialects, many of which are not mutually intelligible. While versions of the predominant Lai dialect are spoken in both Falam and Hakha, other clans speak languages with ...
The Chin State Hluttaw Speaker has earlier said that the Chin State Hluttaw currently shares the building with the Chin State government as there is no separate building for the state hluttaw and the media has not been allowed to cover the parliamentary news due to lack of space. The media will only be ...
According to Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Chin State, the temperature has ranged from -1°C from December 1 to December 4 and 0°C on December 17 in Hakha. “We saw ice in Makhwarle village in Htanpakway township around December 20. The villagers told us that weather was colder ...
Chin State is ideal for those who wish to escape the pre-arranged packages and the tourists that come with them. It is also paradise if you like trekking and hiking. If you are a member of one of these two categories, then a week-long trip to Mount Victoria is what you need -- and if you are not but have been ...
The refugees were mainly from the border villages of Varang, Paletwa, Pakangwa and Mulaw in Myanmar's Chin State and came to Mizoram after the Myanmar Army launched offensive against the Arakan rebels. The Assam Rifles troops were keeping a close watch on the border areas to contain any ...
According to Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Chin State, the temperature has ranged from -1°C from December 1 to December 4 and 0°C on December 17 in Hakha. “We saw ice in Makhwarle village in Htanpakway township around December 20. The villagers told us that weather was colder ...
Chin State is full of people roaming the hills, but they are hunters, not soldiers. Chin State is a part of Myanmar which has been spared the fighting between ethnic militias and the Burmese army. It is nonetheless the poorest part of Myanmar. Traveling through the region is a disconcerting though fascinating ...
Chin State's Speaker has shot down discussing a proposal about creating a universal Chin language. Chin State is home to numerous dialects, many of which are not mutually intelligible. While versions of the predominant Lai dialect are spoken in both Falam and Hakha, other clans speak languages with ...
Sittwe – Around 350 internally displaced person (IDPs) living in Paletwa, Chin State are in desperate need of emergency aid. An estimated 1,200 refugees are taking shelter in India due to fighting between the Myanmar army and Arakan. Army (AA) militants in the state and aid workers are having difficulty ...
U Myint Aung said the Chin state government along with some civil society organisations donated enough rice packages, cooking oil, beans and salt for one month to the families who fled the fighting last week. Clashes also occurred this week near Myeikwa village along the India-Myanmar border, which is ...
About 1,300 villagers have crossed from Chin State to India to escape fighting between the Tatmadaw and Arakan Army insurgents, an Indian newspaper reported on Tuesday. The men, women and children have taken refuge at four villages in remote, mountainous southern Mizoram State and were ...
A decade ago, Sang Par's family also fled their hometown in Than Hang, in Myanmar's northwestern Chin state. "The army used to whip us with belts until we lost consciousness. They also killed the cattle so that villagers starve", recalls Par's husband, 44-year-old Mang Hmung, bedridden because of a ...
Recent torrential rain in Chin State caused landslides in Chin State, damaging roads and several houses, according to local authorities.
Landmine Monitor 2015 reported that in March 2015, villagers from Pyin Soe village in eastern Paletwa township of Chin State, near the border ...
This is what happened to one 25-year-old male youth from Mindat, Chin State. In August, Mr Tun Yaw visited a recruitment agency, Myanmar ...
Female students from Chin State wishing to join the Hakha Education College for the second batch can apply like in the previous year.
I heard Falam and Hakha in Chin State had heavy rain.” Tin Soe at the Kalay meteorology department said yesterday: “On September 18, the ...
Large hilly swathes of Myanmar's Chin state separate Mizoram from Rakhine. Chin state is dominated by the Chin or Zomi people, ethnically ...
Several days of constant rains have caused rivers to burst their banks in western Chin State, with the townships of Falam and Kalay particularly ...
Northern parts of Chin State have been temporarily cut off as roads were damaged by torrential rain recently, according to sources. “A landslide ...
Plans to build marketplaces as centers for trade in four major cities in Chin State during the 2017-2018 fiscal year are underway, Chin State ...
Also, we'll organize an investment fair with the assistance of the British government in Chin State, and open an investment office in October ...
Across Rakhine, Northern Shan and Kachin, Kayin, Kayah, Mon, Chin state and the Southeast, the IRC has been responding to ongoing needs ...
They will also invade Chin State or Irrawaddy region,” he said, referring to two states located to the immediate south and northeast of Rakhine.
A Chin organization has lodged a complaint with the Union Ministry of Education after a university lecturer reportedly made derogatory ...
He added the new destinations would be created in Myeik of Tanintharyi Region, Kayah State and Chin State, as the ministry strongly believed ...
LIFT is supporting Government to pilot a maternal child cash transfer (MCCT) beginning in Chin State. MSWRR is also rolling out a national social pension for ...
... both of which are part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway, and the Rhi-Tiddim road in the Chin state bordering Mizoram.
Chin State, Taninthayi Region, Nay Pyi Taw, south and east Shan State, Rakhine State and Kachin State have all reported H1N1 cases but no ...
In a related development, the ethnic Rakhine Arakan Army (AA) clashed with military troops Thursday in western Myanmar's Chin state, in a ...


 

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