Day: February 29, 2020

Burma Army Arrests Civilian With Walkie-talkie

Soldiers apprehended a civilian in southern Shan State for carrying a portable radio transceiver.

Long Jingda, 52, was arrested after a column of Burma Army soldiers stopped him near Phat Pheik, located in Panglong township.

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Posted in Market February 29, 2020

SSPP/SSA Ready To Sign NCA

The Shan State Progressive Party/ Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) said it’s ready to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) when it’s all inclusive.

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Posted in Market February 29, 2020

Ambulances Want Access To Help The Injured

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) providing emergency help for the injured in northern Shan State want 24 hour access to an area restricted in the evening.

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Posted in Health February 29, 2020

Border Trade Disrupted By Coronavirus

Trade in Muse that slowed down in recent weeks hasn’t recovered after the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, originating in the Chinese Hebei province, drastically reduced the numbers of Chinese traders visiting the border town in Burma.

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Posted in Health February 29, 2020