30 March 2012
A leading member of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has refuted
allegations that the ethnic militia contacted a Chinese hydropower investor
for kickbacks. Speaking to The Irrawaddy on Thursday, KIA Vice Chief
of Staff Gen. S. Gun Maw denied that any letter had been sent to China
Power Investment Corp (CPI) requesting profit-sharing on the Myitsone
Dam construction project.