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The United Wa State Army has offered to negotiate with the Burmese military over which side should withdraw first from their positions near Mongton Township.
Report says Burma currently holds 163 political prisoners, adding that 442 non-detained activists are awaiting trial, 49 of whom were charged in May.
Activist Phyo Phyo Aung has taken the 2015 Citizen of Burma Award, with special awards also going to Dr Nanda Win and Zaw Zaw for their respective projects.
Burma has captured seven golds, with victories in canoeing, judo, dragon boat racing, chinlone and wushu.
Burma came from a goal down to the Philippines to pull off an impressive 5-1 victory at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore on Sunday evening.