Laja Yang is a village in Northern Myanmar.
Laja Yang is an important Village on the way to Kachin State Capital, Myitkyina - Bhamo Highway, about 20 kilometers from Laiza. Myanmar(Burmese) infantry battalian No. 321 is also locted in the village. Thousands of Kachin and Burmese soldiers died in the village during a more than four decades civil war.
One need to stop, get down from vehicle at the military post and walk if you visit to either Laiza or Bhamo.
One can see Chinese businessmen running gold mining machines.