Drug Seizures Tripled in Karen State, Majority of Captures Made in Hpa-an, Myawaddy
Drug Seizures Tripled in Karen State, Majority of Captures Made in Hpa-an, Myawaddy
Drug Seizures Tripled in Karen State, Majority of Captures Made in Hpa-an, Myawaddy
Drug Seizures Tripled in Karen State, Majority of Captures Made in Hpa-an, Myawaddy

Drug Seizures Tripled in Karen State, Majority of Captures Made in Hpa-an, Myawaddy

Local Residents Block Farm Road to Lun-Nya Mountain
Local Residents Block Farm Road to Lun-Nya Mountain
Local Residents Block Farm Road to Lun-Nya Mountain
Local Residents Block Farm Road to Lun-Nya Mountain

Local Residents Block Farm Road to Lun-Nya Mountain

Overseas Karen Youths Observe Border Situation to Provide Assistance
Overseas Karen Youths Observe Border Situation to Provide Assistance
Overseas Karen Youths Observe Border Situation to Provide Assistance
Overseas Karen Youths Observe Border Situation to Provide Assistance

Overseas Karen Youths Observe Border Situation to Provide Assistance

KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators
KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators
KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators
KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators

KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators

Over 200 Locals Join 28th Traditional First Harvest Ceremony in Win-Yaw Area
Over 200 Locals Join 28th Traditional First Harvest Ceremony in Win-Yaw Area
Over 200 Locals Join 28th Traditional First Harvest Ceremony in Win-Yaw Area
Over 200 Locals Join 28th Traditional First Harvest Ceremony in Win-Yaw Area

Over 200 Locals Join 28th Traditional First Harvest Ceremony in Win-Yaw Area

LATEST STORIES

Drug Seizures Tripled in Karen State, Majority of Captures Made in Hpa-an, Myawaddy

January 9, 2018  •  Author: Saw Myat Oo Thar

Drug seizures in 2017, in Karen State tripled compared to 2016 and the majority of the arrests were made in Hpa-an and Myawaddy, according to the State Police Chief Kyin Lin. “When we took more actions against the traffickers rather than the users, we seized over 2.1 milli... Read more ►

Local Residents Block Farm Road to Lun-Nya Mountain

January 9, 2018  •  Author: Nan Wai Phyo Zar

Local residents have blocked a road near Lun-Nya Village in Hpa-an Township, Karen State since January 3, due to damages caused by the vehicles from the quarries. Saw Khite Khite, head of the Lun-Nya Mountain Environmental Conservation Committee, said the farmers built the r... Read more ►

Overseas Karen Youths Observe Border Situation to Provide Assistance

January 4, 2018  •  Author: Sa Isue

Karen migrant youths living abroad including the United States, Norway, the Netherlands and local Karen youths are cooperating in an observation program along the border areas and the refugee camps. They also provided their assistance there from December 27 to January 15. Le... Read more ►

KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators

January 4, 2018  •  Author: Saw Myat Oo Thar

The Karen National Union (KNU)’s Win-Yay Township in Dooplaya District released a notification to the local authorities on December 29 to negotiate with them, on the issue of electing new village administrators in Kyain-seikgyi Township, Karen State. P’doh Saw Maung Shwe... Read more ►

Over 200 Locals Join 28th Traditional First Harvest Ceremony in Win-Yaw Area

January 4, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

More than 200 local residents took part in the celebration of the 28th Karen traditional new crop harvesting season at Dai-Lut-Ta-Mo-Wong Village under Win-Yaw area of Kyain-seikgyi Township, Karen State on January 1. Nan Shar Si, member of the ceremony organizing committee,... Read more ►

Mutual Trust is Crucial to Maintaining Nationwide Ceasefire, says DKBA Commander-in-Chief

December 26, 2017  •  Author: Sa Isue

Mutual trust plays a key role in the delay to signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), said Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA)’s commander-in-chief General Saw Mo Shay, speaking at an event commemorating the DKBA’s 23rd anniversary at the group’s headquar... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

Bogalay Massacres Should be Investigated and Commemorated

October 29, 2017  •  Author: Mark Farmner

This month another forgotten anniversary is passing by without official acknowledgement. The 8th of August 1988 is remembered for the nationwide protests and crackdown which followed. Troops opened fire on civilians, estimates put the number of people killed at more than thr... Read more ►

INTERVIEW: Karen Community Leader in Sweden Urges Refugees to Invest Hope in the Next Generation

August 17, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

Many Karen refugees from camps along the Thai-Burma border have been resettled in Sweden since 2005 under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s resettlement program. Karen News spoke* with Naw Thida Naing, chair of the Karen Swedish Community, at the ... Read more ►

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Karen State MPs Hold First Public Forum

December 12, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

Elected representatives from Karen State held an open discussion this weekend, the first such public interaction organized since the politicians took office. Around 100 people attended the event at No. 3 Basic Education Sub-High School in Hpa’an on December 9, including th... Read more ►

Clogged Stream Dispute Leaves Karen State Officials with a Sensitive Problem and No Easy Outs

December 12, 2017  •  Author: Saw Myat Oo Thar

Karen State farmers have had enough of a silt-clogged stream preventing them from utilizing around 100 acres of paddy field for the past five years, according to a village administrator. With patience wearing thin, the residents of Taung Dee Village want their stream dredged... Read more ►

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