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Lo Hsing Han (Luo Xinghan) Bio-data

Lo Hsing Han (Luo Xinghan)  Bio-data

Family members say he was a great friend to the late Khun Sa (1934-2007), Lt-Gen Hso Ten, patron of Shan State Progress Party / Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) and the Shan people

His funeral is on Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Naypyitaw refutes China’s claim of containment on drug trade

Naypyitaw refutes China’s claim of containment on drug trade

A top drug fighter from Naypyitaw recently challenged Beijing’s claim that “frequent occurrence of drug-related crimes on the Mekong River has been effectively contained,” as reported by Xinhua last May.

“In fact, the situation has become worse since Naw Kham’s arrest (on 24 April 2012),” said the official who asked his identity be withheld. “And Naw Kham was but a small link in the drug chain.”

Drug trades boom on Kachin-Shan border

Drug trades boom on Kachin-Shan border

It is reported that on a transborder between Kachin and Shan States at Manweng village, illicit drugs are becoming a boom business as they can be freely distributed and or traded at will, according to local news sources.

War on Drugs The year in limbo

War on Drugs The year in limbo

Perhaps it isn’t the accurate title, because a lot of things happened during the last year that – drugwise – began on 26 June 2012, notably:

  • More poppy fields were seen most of which failed to yield much
  • More synthetic drugs were seized but a lot more were produced and traded

Drugs ignited by Shan army

Drugs ignited by Shan army

Drugs seized recently were burned by the Restoration Council of Shan State / Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) on Sunday, 7 April, on the Sino-Burmese border township of Namkham, according to the SSA South, as the RCSS/SSA is commonly known.

Tachileik based army officer summoned to Kengtung in connection with killing of battalion officer

Related to the fatal shooting incident between Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 331 commander and his deputy Tachilek, the commander of the city’s operations command has been called to Kengtung by the Triangle Region Command for further interrogation, said news sources close to Tatmadaw.

Burma army LIB C-in-C murdering a crime related to 700 packages of methamphetamines

Burma army LIB C-in-C murdering a crime related to 700 packages of methamphetamines

By KP, unedited

The SHAN has already reported (in Shan and Burmese) about the shooting incident took place in the Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 331 Burma army based in Tachileik. Toward the end of February there occurred a rare incident shooting in the Burma army military compound in Tachileik, Shan State, opposite Mae Sai, Thailand. According to the local sources who are familiar with the Burma army circle, the incident was related to methamphetamines ceased from drug dealers in which disputes occurred in unequal sharing among the top military elites.

Kachin MP calls for political solution to drug problem

Kachin MP calls for political solution to drug problem

Speaking on the 4th day of the 6th session of the Amyotha Hluttaw (National Assembly), Kachin State Constituency # 1 MP Khet Hting Nan laid the blame for the country’s being on the top opium producers list to internal discord since Independence in 1948, reported Hot News, 14-20 March issue.

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