Three Kachin State artists spent three months fighting allegations that a depiction of the Grim Reaper spreading coronavirus was supposed to look like a Buddhist monk.
Around 300 jade prospectors and scavengers were at work when a huge landslide crashed into water that had filled an unused Hpakant mine.
The Kachin State authorities are trying to track down everyone who had contact with the infected midwife.
A Kachin lawmaker says local communities object to an Australian-backed mining survey in Myanmar’s northernmost township over possible impacts on their land and livelihoods.
The Kachin Independence Army says the colonial-era Unlawful Association Act blocks the group from working to control coronavirus.
Almost 4,000 Myanmar migrant workers crossed through border gates in Kachin State and were transferred to quarantine centers.
Myanmar’s military says it is ready to attack two Kachin State towns unless the Arakan Army is forced to leave.
Officials from India, the US and China held separate meetings with the leadership of the Kachin State People’s Party last week, in a sign of the area’s strategic importance.
Myanmar got its own barcode, the Dawei Special Economic Zone may move ahead, Myanmar’s new online Project Bank went live and Kachin State approved a BRI project.
The Kachin State parliament has approved the US$22.4-million Kanpiketi Business Park on the China-Myanmar border as part of Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative.
Despite a decade-high number, there are challenges like electro-fishing, poor water quality and food supplies for the Irrawaddy dolphin.
At the Yangon Photo Festival, Hkun Li’s exhibition ‘The Price of Bananas’ chronicles the human and environmental cost of illegal banana plantations in Kachin State.
The leaders of Kachin parties say the 2008 Constitution must be reformed ahead of this year’s general election if further bloodshed is to be avoided.
Members of an Upper House committee did not realize gifts they received from a mining company included cash, the panel’s chairman said after bribe accusations.
Shops have sold out of face masks along the Chinese border as fears about the coronavirus grow. NGOs are asking people to send masks for the crowded IDP camps.