Police vow to find vandal; statue faced local opposition from ethnic Kachin when it was put up last year.
Event went beyond agreed time and featured unauthorized performance, police say.
Move follows evacuation of 22 IDPs on Sunday after intervention by Union minister
Body of 5th-grade student found in woods near her village; police hunting offender
Lawmakers vow to tackle frequent clashes between police and mining prospectors after latest violence in Hpakant jade mining area.
As international support for people living in camps in Kachin and Shan state dwindles, spokesperson says govt is ready to provide food.
At least 20 more injured in clash with police.
Forced to live in camps due to conflict, displaced Kachins’ land has been redistributed to ethnic armed group leaders and state ministers.
The committee’s first mission is to provide medical services and donate rice and oil to displaced people in Kachin State.
Citing concerns of land loss and damage to livelihoods, locals held signs stating that they ‘condemn’ the expansion of the national park.
Residents of northern Kachin State say they fear exploitation and land grabs will accompany an expansion of the park site.
Myanmar Army closes road for days, stranding motorists, after reports of the Kachin Independence Army collecting tolls in the area.