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Thein Aung Myint demanded justice after the killing in military custody of journalist Par Gyi. He was sentenced to six months in prison with labour.
The US has lifted its sanctions against a Burmese businessman and chairman of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI).
In business this week: historic Wold Bank funding package; foreign investment double that of last year; Thilawa SEZ to open imminently.
The World Bank on Thursday announced a new funding package for Burma, in it’s first full framework for the country since 1984.
Seventy education reform activists appeared in Letpadan court on Thursday for their third-pre trial hearing.