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.
The other downside was that Myanmar last year awarded the Ledo-Tanai road contract to Chinese Yunan Construction Corporation in partnership with junta backed Yuzana
Group, thus breaching the unwritten agreement among neighbours that Chinese will never be allowed west of Chindwin River.
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.