The Kokang refugee crisis builds, as civilians continue to be trucked out of Laogai amid the burning of homes and the looting of shops.
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The MNDAA denies attacking a Red Cross convoy between Laogai and Chinshwehaw, claiming the road is under the control of Burmese government forces.
Student demonstrators who are marching to Rangoon from Mandalay have announced that they will take a ten-day break from their march during the school exam period.
A bill which limits child births to one baby per mother every three years is passed by the upper house of Burma’s parliament.
Reaction to an unprovoked attack on a Red Cross convoy has been swift and strong with the UN and Amnesty issuing statements condemning the incident.