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Humanitarian crisis looms in Kachin conflict

  • Alistair D. B. Cook

Singapore | Thu, February 7 2013 | 10:09 am

PREMIUM It has been about two weeks since Myanmar President Thein Sein ordered a ceasefire yet the fighting persists around the Chinese border town of Laiza, home to the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) headquarters.

There have been several attempts at cease-fires none of which actually brought an end to the fighting. While President Thein Sein courts favorable international opinion, the recent rebu...