According to land rights activists in Kachin state's Hukaung valley, during a three year period that began in 2006 local authorities helped the Yuzana
corporation and its owner Htay Myint - now an MP from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party - expropriate more than 200,000 acres of farmland for large scale plantations in an area that is supposed to be home to the world's largest tiger reserve.
(Myanmar Branch Office) Address : Room 403, Yuzana
Hotel, 130 Shwe Gon Taing Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar Representative : Kenichi Okubo Establishment : July 26, 2013 (date of registration completed) Start of Operations : September 1, 2013
Rumors circulated that a busy market called Yuzana
Plaza would be burned down, leading many shopkeepers to close for the day.
In that decisive treatise, Gandara division is [situated] at a distance of 45 yuzana
[Sanskrit yujana; 1 yuzana= 12.72 miles] from Thawutti country, Tarup country [would then] be more than 5000 yuzana
from Gandara division.