A naval patrol boat came across a “suspicious looking” shipping trawler in the Gulf of Martaban at 6.30am.
Representatives of ethnic armed groups and Burmese government officials meet in Chiang Mai to discuss how best to approach the post-ceasefire meetings.
In business this week: A new 10,000 kyat note; Japanese assistance to upgrade postal system; Singapore leads investment in new tax year.
The United States said on Friday that thousands of migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered in Bangkok to discuss the regional crisis.
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The National League for Democracy say the Burmese military’s grip on politics would ultimately undermine the November’s general election.