Kachin


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Synonyms for Kachin

Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India

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Tu Ja that the there be a halt to the fighting during the election period, both the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the army have yet to make any official announcement that such a move would take place, BNI said.
The money will be used in offering medical equipment to the Tanaing Township hospital, to construct a basic education middle school in Puta-O Township and a rural healthcare center in Swanparabon Township in Kachin State, as well as to put up a rural dispensary in Saw Township in Magway Region.
Yangon : Myanmar's government met Kachin rebels for renewed peace talks in China on Monday, an analyst said, as the rivals seek to resolve a festering ethnic conflict that has undermined reforms.
The Secretary-General urges the parties to continue their efforts towards genuine and sustainable peace in Kachin and hopes that the latest developments would result in a silencing of the guns in Myanmar for the first time since its independence," Ban's office said in a statement.
Patrick Murphy visited Myitkyina and Waingmaw in Kachin State for two days starting from Monday to speak with the government and security officials, internally- displaced persons (IDPs), and civil, political and religious leaders about the ongoing conflict in Kachin State, the release said.
Human rights considerations need to shape the process of economic growth, legislative reform and institutional change, while also guiding responses to ongoing situations, including in Rakhine and Kachin states," he said.
They probably eat just like we do, but they have drinking water supplies, while we drink water from the river," Kachin said.
Following his framework, Leach shows that the Kachin political system is in an in-equilibrium state because of the existence of two inconsistent and contradictory ideal modes of life.
The gup, also the Thrinzing of Samtse Dzongkhag Tshogdu, was alleged of gambling in one of the classrooms of Kachin Community primary school on January 1 when a gathering was organized to celebrate a picnic in the school.
The aspirant Kachin National Congress Party would join the existing Kachin Democratic Party, Kachin State Democracy Party and Kachin National Congress.
At a nursery next door, children fervently sang songs in the Kachin language.
Power is still concentrated in the military, according to representatives from the Kachin Women Association Thailand and the Women's League of Burma.
In Kachin and Rakhine states, some 100,000 and 120,000 people, respectively, have remained displaced for more than five years following the eruption of inter-communal conflict.
The author discusses the autonomy enjoyed by Kachin and Shan in the pre-colonial period; the British divide-and-rule policy towards Burma's diverse populations; and the Christian missionary work, particularly among Kachin and Karen, that helped create unique identities among ethnic minority groups and fostered a sense of nationalism--of unity and common bonds--that differentiated them from the Bamar majority during the colonial period.
War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011.