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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]

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



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16 news items

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.

CNN

CNN
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 ...

The Economist

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

Down by the Irrawaddy River, the Humanity Institute (HI) opened two years ago. Much as Jack hopes to save Kachin children from the clutches of the government, so the HI hopes to do the same for Kachin college students. Myitkyina University, which is ...
 
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 ...

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).

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 ...
 
Asia Times Online
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:49:24 -0800

The international community, whose Western representatives so readily flock to Myanmar in both good will and selfish interest, is often an unwitting contributor to the country's persistent instability. This will likely lead not to intended peace but to ...
 
Asia Times Online
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:01:42 -0800

The armies separated; and, it is said, Pyrrhus replied to one that gave him joy of his victory that one more such victory would utterly undo him. For he had lost a great part of the forces he brought with him, and... there were no others there to make ...
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