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Myitkyina University is a university in northern Myitkyina, Myanmar.[1] Since 1996, on-campus student housing has been banned.[2] However, there are plans to reopen the Hkakabo (to house 120 male students) and Swunparabo (to house 128 female students) residence halls in 2013.[2]


Coordinates: 25°25′2″N 97°24′40″E / 25.41722°N 97.41111°E / 25.41722; 97.41111

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Business Insider

Business Insider
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 12:28:08 -0800

Myitkyina University is meant to prepare young Kachin to lead and prosper. The student body is instead drowning in heroin, said Brang Joi, a 20-year-old math major. “We must have one of the most heroin-addicted universities in the world,” he said.

The Straits Times

The Straits Times
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:02:00 -0700

Another candidate, retired Myitkyina University professor of English Sheila Nang Tawng, chimed in. "We believe in her leadership. Ninety per cent of the voters will vote for her." In contrast to the NLD roadshow, the ruling military-backed Union ...

The Economist

The Economist
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:01:35 -0800

Myitkyina University, which is run by the local government, is abysmal. HI, therefore, has been set up by Kachin businessmen and teachers to run what they hope will eventually become a new, separate university. Like almost everything else in Myanmar, ...


Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:20:45 -0800

Even on the campus of Myitkyina University, used syringes spill out of metal garbage bins marked with signs urging users to properly dispose of drug paraphernalia to avoid the spread of infections like HIV. More needles litter the rocky banks of the ...

Breitbart News

Breitbart News
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:18:26 -0700

A student at Myitkyina University, who single-handedly launched an anti-heroin offensive at the capital school, condemns the government for “a form of genocide,” stating, “They can fight us outright and waste money and soldiers' lives, or they can let ...

University of Manchester

University of Manchester
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:03:45 -0700

The University of Manchester, University of Yangon, Mandalay University, University Distance Education (Yangon), Dagon University, Myitkyina University and the Myanmar Environment Institute. • The project is funded by the Open Society Foundations ...

International Business Times

International Business Times
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:27:28 -0800

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation will commit more than $500 million in 2014 to fight various diseases, such as malaria and pneumonia. Reuters. Carlos Slim Helu. 2. Carlos Slim Helu ($72 Billion). Reuters. Amancio Ortega. 3. Amancio Ortega ($64 Billion).

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 03:17:32 -0800

Brang Chyoi, a student at Myitkyina University, said drug usage is increasingly common among students. “I think 50 out of every 100 university students here use drugs. They usually use heroin. They inject heroin behind bushes or anywhere that people ...

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