updated Mon. November 28, 2022
April 28, 2018
The third trainee is Naw Magnolia, 24, from Kayin State, for whom the apprenticeship has provided an opportunity to become financially independent. Before coming to Yangon, she helped her parents at home in Thandaunggyi Township. She supports them with the allowance she receives from TurquoiseÃâÃÂ ...
April 28, 2018
Municipal staff in Ayeyarwaddy Region, Shan State, and Kayin State, for example, are using mobile app technology to review and input tax and licensing data in real time, producing more transparent tax bills that residents can trust. The data generated is also being used to guide reform of municipal taxes.
April 27, 2018
A villager in Hpa-an township in Kayin State has been sued by the Office of the Rural Road Department over a farm road repair disagreement. The accused was charged last week in Aeindu police station for damaging a public road, bridge, river, or channel under section 431 of the penal code. The crime isÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
April 26, 2018
In February, two relatively small ethnic armed groups agreed to join the government's Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), but much of that progress has been offset by renewed fighting in Kayin State, home of the Karen National Union, perhaps the most influential of the two groups to have signed theÃâÃÂ ...
April 26, 2018
The union and Kayin State governments seem to be on a collision course over a controversial coal-fired power plant project. By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER. THE FATE OF a proposed coal-fired power plant in Kayin State remains in doubt, with government officials appearing to walk back comments fromÃâÃÂ ...
April 24, 2018
Eighteen Myanmar workers arrived back home from Thailand as they were not able to obtain suitable jobs even though they were under a memorandum of understanding. “In Hpa-an, Kayin State, we signed an employment agreement with Carrier Worker Company on February 21. We left Myawady on AprilÃâÃÂ ...
April 23, 2018
According to the Ministry of Health and Sports, Myawady and Hpa-an townships in Kayin State will become part of the ASEAN project after Mawlamyine township in Mon State. The new project sites will see accelerated efforts in HIV prevention and enhancement of facilities. The new project sites will beÃâÃÂ ...
April 12, 2018
The expanded team explored caves near Mandalay, Hopong in Shan State, the Kayin State capital, Hpa-an, and in Kayah. Previously, only a few curious villagers and local government officials had joined MDCP expeditions. The increased interest in speleology was spurred by a course in caving arrangedÃâÃÂ ...
April 9, 2018
On April 5, Saw O Moo, 42, of Kayin State's Ler Mu Plaw village and a MEAT team member providing emergency assistance to displaced villagers, was shot dead by Tatmadaw while on his way home. Saw O Moo was a leader of the Mutraw indigenous Karen community and actively advocated forÃâÃÂ ...
Radio Free Asia
April 9, 2018
An aid group on Monday condemned the shooting death of one of its assistance team members by the Myanmar army in mountainous southeastern Myanmar's Kayin state, where fresh hostilities between the military and an ethnic armed group have recently flared despite a cease-fire agreement betweenÃâÃÂ ...
April 8, 2018
In April 2017, the Kayin State government (KSG) and TTCL signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct a feasibility study for the proposed Hpa-An coal plant. In June 2017, 42 Kayin State-based civil society organisations and 130 other CSOs issued a statement opposing the project. In OctoberÃâÃÂ ...
April 6, 2018
Kayin State's Government and Toyo Thailand Corporation Limited (TTCL) signed MoU to conduct a feasibility study to construct a coal-fired power plant in Wutgyi region near Hpa-an, Kayin State in April in 2017. Kayin State's Government and the TTCL signed the joint contract to hire 815 acres of the landsÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
EarthRights International also said that TTCL reportedly attempted to implement the Hpa-An project in Kayin State after having failed to do so in Ann Dinn, Mon State. The local communities in Ann Dinn strongly opposed this project. Around 5,000 people protested the project in 2015, and a result of thisÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Merger negotiations have already yielded some success in Kayin State, where several parties recently agreed to form the Kayin National Democratic Party. The new entity was formed by members of the Kayin Democratic Party, Kayin State Democracy and Development Party, the Kayin National DemocraticÃâÃÂ ...
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