Myanmar’s landmine victims bound to increase as war goes on

On the heels of the Landmine Monitor 2019 by Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor in November, a series of landmines exploded in Namhsan Township in northern Shan State during the second week of December causing both casualties and injuries.Landmines…

Posted in Health December 31, 2019

Hate Crimes Soar in Major US Cities

Hate crime in America’s five largest cities rose sharply in 2019, with New York, Los Angeles and Chicago all setting highs not seen since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, according to a new report from California State University. The Jewish commu…

Posted in Health December 29, 2019

Refugee Paroled in California Murder Case, Detained by ICE

SACRAMENTO – A Cambodian refugee who drew support from immigrant groups was released Monday from a California prison after being granted parole in a murder case, then immediately turned over to federal agents for possible deportation, his attorney said…

Posted in Health December 29, 2019

Mega project impacts on life of local people (news feature)

There are full of gun-smoke on other side of Hsipaw town, where is the root of famous Twilight Over Burma movie.People have automatically felt that they are not safe on Namtu road, where 10 minutes away from Hsipaw town by car.Gas Pipeline 2No driver …

Posted in Health October 31, 2019

Locals Report Illegal Metal Mining in Danu Self-Administered Zone

Illegal mining for metals in the Danu Self-Administered Zone in southern Shan State has angered locals, who are demanding that the activities halt and that they be compensated for their damaged farmland.The mining has been taking place on a hilltop ne…

Posted in Health October 31, 2019