Thingyan festival successfully held in Laiza

By KLN Published: April 18, 2013 New Year water festival (Thingyan) has been successfully held in Kachin administrative capital Laiza for four days beginning April 13 to April 16. Troops from ABSDF, Shan, Palaung and Arakan Army participated the festival. This year’s Thingyan festival is the first time ever celebrated with ceremonies among families of […]

Government soldiers pillage civilian homes and kill livestocks

Burmese army soldiers under 142nd Light Infantry Unit reportedly pillaged civilian properties from deserted houses along Laiza-Bhamo road on April 6. Civilian houses in Dingga, Hka La, Loi Mawk and Dung Hung villages were ransacked and properties such as motor cycle and Htaw La Gyi (local-made vehicles with jinma engine) were taken by government soldiers, […]