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updated Sun. February 26, 2023

The Peace Commission and the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) held peace talks in Loikaw, Kayah State, yesterday, taking further steps to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA). Speaking at the opening of the meeting, U Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State ...

The Kayah State government wants to revive a failed industrial zone in Loikaw that residents say was designed to enrich a well-connected elite and put many local industries out of business. By HEIN KO SOE | FRONTIER. WHEN THE Kayah State government announced in January that it would set up an ...
The Karenni National Women's Organization is playing a leading role in advancing women's rights in Kayah and in the border refugee camps in neighbouring Thailand, where it was formed in 1993. The organisation, which advocates for “equal rights, empowerment, protection, livelihood, and a peaceful ...
The Kayah State Chief Minister U L Phaung Sho said the Kayah (Karenni) State has little job opportunities due to lack of factories and workshops that can employ many workers. “I want to ask you. Does our state have factories and workshops? What kind of factories and workshops does it have?” the chief ...
The traditional Laytkyohto festival on March 21 marked its 60th anniversary in Dottangu village in Demawso Township, Kayah state. The Karenni National Progress party (KNPP) minister for Home Affairs, Khu Htebu, told an audience at the opening ceremonies that peace is essential for the development of ...
Its results will be submitted to the leaders of the ethnic groups in Kayah State, said Ko Kyaw Htin Aung, director of LAIN Technical Support Group, which provided assistance to the forum. The results were presented at the discussions on native ethnic groups held from Thursday to Saturday, Ko Kyaw Htin ...


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