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Around 500 workers from the factories of Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone in the outskirts of Rangoon held a rally in the city on International Workers’ Day.
A stand-off between men from the rival village tracts in Pakokku escalated into a pitched battle with missiles thrown and property set alight.
Ma Thandar, the reporter’s widow, says she attended this third hearing after being kept in the dark about prior court dates.
More than 30 bodies have been pulled from shallow graves at a human-trafficking camp at the Thai-Malaysian border. Police say 20 more could be found.
The leading figures within Burma’s ethnic rebel groups have convened in northern Shan State to attend the latest talks concerning a possible ceasefire.