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Tigyit Coal Fired Power Plant

Tigyit Coal-Fired Power Plant ‘Not in Line With Law’

Allowing the Tigyit coal-fired power plant in southern Shan State’s Panglaung Township...
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Tangyan Locals Worried Coal Mining Will Cause Village Collapse

Locals in northern Shan State’s Tangyan Township are concerned that ongoing coal...
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Storm Hits Southern Shan State, Destroys Homes and School

A hailstorm pounded residences and public buildings in southern Shan State’s Namzang...
Inlay Lake in April 2020

Residents on Inle Lake Struggle as Water Level Drops

Farmers who rely on Inle Lake in Shan State’s Taunggyi District for...
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NO TO DAM BUILDING: Loud call to leave rivers in peace 

On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries' indigenous,...
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China Closes Border Crossing To Stop Coronavirus

To prevent the spread of Covid-19 China closed its Ruili border crossing...
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UWSA Implements Travel Restrictions to Combat Spread of COVID-19 

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the United Wa State Army...
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Thailand Closes Border to Shan State 

Due to an emergency decree, Thailand halted all border crossings between Mae...
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Farmers Face Drought In Southern Shan State 

In advance of the hot season villagers in southern Shan State are...
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PMF Attempts to Start Coal Mining Project in Laikha 

The Wanpang People’s Militia Force (PMF) is trying to start a coal...