AA continues hostage warfare with 130 captured villagers

The Arakan Army (AA) has captured more than 130 villagers in Paletwa Township, Chin State, claims a local ethnic organization. Although the AA has denied additional accusations of murders and sexual assaults in the township, if the allegations of arr
Chin State’s very first airport slated to open within 6 months

Chin State’s very first airport slated to open within 6 months

Chin State’s Chief Minister Salai Lian Luai officially announced that the Surbung airport, the first in Myanmar’s poorest state, is slated to open to national flights by June this year. 5 years in the making, the airport is built on an ol
ADB to Improve Community Resilience, Livelihoods of Around 3,000 Villages in Myanmar

ADB to Improve Community Resilience, Livelihoods of Around 3,000 Villages in Myanmar

ADB announced it has approved a new USD 195 million financing package for a project that will develop climate-resilient and market-oriented infrastructure and livelihoods in 2,942 villages in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady, Chin, Sagaing, and Tanintharyi sta
Myanmar and Japan sign new grant agreement

Myanmar and Japan sign new grant agreement

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a USD 4 million grant agreement for provisions of agriculture and construction equipment in the rural areas in Myanmar, according to JICA M

Chin State MPs claim regional budget unfair

Local Chin State MPs are dissatisfied with the way the central government plans to distribute their regional budget. Officials in the Chin State parliament are claiming the MMK 155.7 billion (approximately USD 100 million) budget, which the Union gov
US calls for end to internet shutdown in Rakhine, Chin states

US calls for end to Rakhine internet shutdown

The United State has called for internet to be restored in western Myanmar, in Rakhine and Chin states. According to a Reuters article, Morgan Ortagus, the State Department spokeswoman, said that the US was “deeply concerned” by the blackout of i