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Govt Won’t Open Friendship Bridge In Tachilek

The Tachilek government announced the Friendship Bridge-1 connecting Burma to Thailand will remain closed. Burmese officials met with their Thai counterparts this Tuesday (June 23)...

Shan Want Market’s Name Restored

Some Lashio residents are furious after the name of a market was changed from a Shan name to a Burmese one.  The Lashio Municipal Committee...

COVID-19 Suspect Dies From AIDS

A woman, who was initially suspected of having COVID-19, but had AIDS, died this Tuesday after returning to northern Shan State on June 8. The...

24-hour Electricity Coming To Eastern Shan State

Some areas in eastern Shan state with limited electricity can expect to have power around the clock soon, according to the Shan State government. Already...

Shan Farmers Struggling Amid Lockdown

With the price of tomatoes dropping during COVID-19 lockdowns, farmers on the north end of Inle Lake are finding the sales from their...

Businesses In Eastern Shan State Struggling Under Lockdown

With the border between Burma and Thailand closed for the last two months because of the COVID-19 lockdown, businesses in eastern Shan State are...

Bomb Blasts at Toll Gate in Muse

A bomb went off at a toll gate in Muse town at around 8:30 p.m. on Monday in northern Shan State, on the China...

Three Children in Same Hsipaw Family Die of Mystery Illness Within One Week

Three children in a family in northern Shan State’s Hsipaw Township have died within the last week and doctors cannot yet explain why. The family...

Shan State Govt’s Face Mask Campaign Met With Mixed Response

The Shan State government launched a face mask campaign last week covering 21 townships, including the capital city of Taunggyi to promote awareness of...

Muse’s First COVID-19 Patient Leaves Hospital

An 87-year-old woman, who is Muse’s first COVID-19 patient, has recovered and was sent home from the hospital in the northern Shan State border...

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